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Blog Herding: Community Edition 10/23/14

by Game Informer Editorial on Oct 23, 2014 at 06:00 AM

It was a bit of an unusual week for Blog Herding as there were quite a few new faces publishing blogs this week. A number of them even managed to get featured here. Don't worry though, a couple of the regulars also made the cut this week. Happy reading and gaming.

Blog Herding Stats:

Period Reviewed:  October 13 – October 19, 2014
Number of User Blogs: 56
Number of User Bloggers: 33
Number of User Blogs Herded: 8

Community Events:

Game Informer Online Fantasy Football League Scoreboard – Week 6
Sounds like there were some major blowouts in the latest round of the GIO Fantasy Football League. Thankfully, cerpintaxman is here with the this week's recap, highlighting all of the results and standings.

Community Blogs:

How Pokemon Black And White Reinvigorated Me
You might expect MightyMagikarp to be a huge Pokémon fan given his name, but the truth is he kind of distanced himself from the series over the years. That is until Pokémon Black lured him back in.

My 10 Favorite Games Of Last Generation
Mike shares his list of favorite video games available on last-generation consoles, including all of the big names you would expect to see and maybe one or two you didn't.

The Evil Within Has AIDS
The title to Katzenbalger's blog might've raised an eyebrow or two, but actually has nothing to do with what you're probably thinking. Instead, it's actually about playing (and dying) in The Evil Within.

The Power Of RPG Sequels
The RPG genre is quite popular among gamers and xghost777 discusses how some of his favorite series have approached the art of making a meaningful sequel.

New Gen Comparison: The Walking Dead Season 1
Now that The Walking Dead episodic series is available on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, happydude633 plays one of the ported versions and comments about the experience.

Where Dragon's Dogma Nails The Mark – And How It Can Do Better
While Gimmick doesn't appear to be a huge fan of Capcom, he does seem to like Dragon's Dogma, even though he has a few recommendations to make the game even better.

Two Horror Games To Satisfy You This Halloween
Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, it's a popular time of year for many gamers to find scary games to play. Christopher A. Franklin has a couple of recommendations that might do the trick.

Entertainment By Any Other Name
Who really knows if non-video game related movies ever borrow ideas from video games like Stephon Glover suggests, but his blog comparing similarities between them is actually kind of cool.

Community Reviews:

Peggle 2 (PS4) Review
Seems like happydude633 has taken a break from his Throwback Thursday reviews but don't worry, he's still posting. His latest review is for the PlayStation 4 version of Peggle 2, PopCap's popular puzzle game.

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Happy Blogging!

Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (10/13/14 – 10/19/14):
AuraStorm43; cerpintaxman; Christopher A. Franklin (2); CodeNameCrono; Dimitri Gedevanishvili; Enuo; General Mills44; Gimmick; GreenePanda21; happydude633 (2); Jonathan Harrison (2); Katzenbalger; limination (5); Marco Polo (2); MightyMagikarp; Mike; Orochisama LEVON, Spectre; PUI-CrOwNRoYaL; Raging Searchers (2); rebekah; sorryjzargo; Stephon Glover; StonedMagician; SWAD42 (2); The Destroyer (7); TheVoiceAbovetheMaelstrom; Thomas Stensland; Timothy Repasky; TonberryKing128; wakaboo (2); xghost777; Yu Narukami; and yours truly...Saint.

Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:
"Has any actor ever played a video game? Every time I see people "gaming" on TV it's laughably terrible." ‏@matthewrex