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Blog Herding: Community Edition 11/21/13

by Game Informer Editorial on Nov 21, 2013 at 07:27 AM

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It's hard to believe it was only a few months ago when Sony and Microsoft squared off at E3 to showcase their next-generation consoles. It's a great time to be a gamer as we watch history being made with plenty of bloggers to chronicle the event.

Blog Herding Stats:

Period Reviewed: November 11, 2013 – November 17, 2013
Number of User Blogs: 52
Number of User Bloggers: 37
Number of User Blogs Herded: 7

Community Events:

GIO 2014 Fantasy Football League Scoreboard – Week 10
A colorful commentary from cerpintaxman highlighting the results of this week's GIO fantasy football league. As the weeks start winding down, we begin to get a picture of who has a shot of winning the title.

Community Blogs:

What Does The Next Generation Of Gaming Truly Hold For Us?
Now that the next generation of consoles is finally here, everybody is talking about what it means for gamers, including this perspective shared by MSF codforlife.

A Re-Introduction Of Sorts
Tim Rupp, the blogger formally known as Ashaman, is the proud owner of a new PlayStation 4. Tim managed to break away from it long enough to share his thoughts about it in this post.

Battlefield 4: Beta1.0000000001
One of the former Battlefield 4 beta players now speaks out against the final product as footthumb realizes there wasn't much difference between the two and apologizes for previously defending it.

Does One Not Simply Walk Into A Prequel?
With the recent announcement regarding a prequel to the Lord of the Rings trilogy titled Shadow of Mordor, Tim Gruver considers the art of the prequel and its significance on a series.

Last-Gen Wows
The PlayStation 4 is available now and the Xbox One is nearly here. As many gamers usher in new games and consoles, Psykologic reflects on a few memorable games from the now last-generation consoles.

Predictions Come True
Earlier in the year John Wrek made predictions for nearly a dozen games. Now that most of them have been released, he revisits his earlier post to evaluate his video game forecasts.

The Xbox One Truck Came To Pittsburgh!
As part of their marketing campaign promoting the upcoming release of the Xbox One, Microsoft launched a fleet of trucks across the country. LetMeGetToACheckpoint was lucky enough to see one in person.

Community Reviews:

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Review
Many gamers predicted a day when the newest Call of Duty wouldn't be able to clear the bar set by its predecessor. Has that day finally come with Ghost? Boss Kowbel's review seems to suggest it has.

The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 – Faith Review
From the studio that surprised us with the episodic game set in the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead comes The Wolf Among Us. Jeremy Sturgill summarizes the game in this review.

Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger Review – Straight Shot
With a surplus of shooters it's easy to overlook a potentially great game, which xl9 almost did with Call of Juarez: Gunslinger. He gave it a shot and admits it revived his faith in the genre.

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Happy Blogging!

Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (11/11/13 – 11/17/13):
Alex Excelsior!; Arkayde (2); ATOMIC; Boss Kowbel; cerpintaxman; Coachscorner00; Cody LaCrone (2); Dawson Wyckoff; Dima; Eric Watson (2); footthumb; Hawke5 (2); jackson stone; Jeremy Sturgill; John Wrek (3); Jon Gregory aka JMan240; keo528; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Mike; Mray901; MSF codforlife; Oni no Tenshi; Ownzoir (2); Postmita; Psykologic; Refle18 (5); Romars; Servant of God; SimonSaezIII; StonedMagician (3); StraySkyNight; thebassclef626; This World Begins With The Universe; Tim Gruver (3); Tim Rupp; VannahFoxTheTriforceWielder; and xl9.

Video Game Archives – Quote of the Week:
"Congratulations to Playstation on their North American launch." – Major Nelson