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Blog Herding: Community Edition 11/13/14

by Game Informer Staff on Nov 13, 2014 at 05:00 AM

After a couple of slow weeks, the community was back in force with a week marked by the return of a few big names we haven't heard from in quite some time. There were also so many big titles released this week but surprisingly they weren't really the topic of conversation. Check out what was on the community's mind by reading this week's selection of blogs and user reviews.

Blog Herding Stats:

Period Reviewed:  November 03 – November 09, 2014
Number of User Blogs: 52
Number of User Bloggers: 33
Number of User Blogs Herded: 10

Community Events:

Game Informer Online Fantasy Football League Scoreboard – Week 9
Based on cerpintaxman's colorful commentary it sounds like it was an interesting week for those participating in the GIO Fantasy Football League. Read the highlights and you'll be all caught up.

Community Blogs:

Evolve: Evolving What Disability Accessibility In Video Games Is
Many gamers were playing the Evolve Big Alpha to check out the new four-versus-one gameplay, including LetMeGetToACheckpoint. She also evaluated the game's accessibility features.

Ranking Assassin's Creed Before Unity
Assassin's Creed Unity is out now, but before its release xghost777 posted this exceptional blog ranking all of the previous episodes in the series. And there has been quite a few of them.

Nintendo's NGP
TurdFurgy speculates about what features a next-generation portable gaming device produced by Nintendo might offer, with a few ideas of his own he'd like to see included in the device.

The Saddest Games In My Backlog
Supersnake admits he has several different types of backlog lists, but this particular one includes games he feels guilty for not completing. The good news is there are only two games on it.

The Future Of Gaming
It's been years since we've heard from DarkLadySarai. There were rumors she was the latest victim to be cast into the Sarlacc Pit. But with this latest post about the future of gaming, we now know she lives.

What N7 Day Means To Me
Orochisama LEVON, Spectre might just be the biggest Mass Effect fan from the GIO community, so it shouldn't be a surprise he would post something remarkable on what has been dubbed N7 Day.

Three Games That Changed My Life
Has a video game ever affected the person you are today? Raging Searchers shares a personal reflection regarding three games (and not necessarily his favorites) having an impact on his life.

There Are Actually Two Different Call Of Duty Communities
Much has been said and written about the Call of Duty franchise, both for and against it. Jonathan Harrison takes a shot at explaining the differences between the various communities.

My Top Fifteen Favorite Super Smash Bros. Fighters
Nintendo's crown jewel fighting game seems to be doing very well ever since its release and MightyMagikarp decides it's time to share his list of favorite Super Smash Bros. fighters.

Stan Lee's Comikaze 2014
If you didn't have the opportunity to attend Stan Lee's Comikaze Expo, all you need to do is take a look at Kyle Wadsworth's photo-rich blog about the event and you'll feel like you were really there.

Community Reviews:

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer 5 Point Review               
Rich provides a brief synopsis of the latest chapter in the Call of Duty series with a specific look at Advanced Warfare's multiplayer features and gameplay.

The Binding Of Isaac Rebirth Review
The Binding of Isaac Rebirth is essentially the original game with some new features and happydude633 is happy to share his thoughts on this dark and quirky little title from Nicalis.

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Happy Blogging!

Your friendly neighborhood blogging community (11/03/14 – 11/09/14):
Alto1st; ATOMIC; Buddy Acker; Cameron Koch; Caudex; cerpintaxman; Christopher A. Franklin; DarkLadySarai; Gamemaniac3434; happydude633 (2); HeroFromTheDark; Jonathan Harrison (2); Kyle Wadsworth; LetMeGetToACheckpoint; Lukedoc321; MightyMagikarp (2); O'Dell Harmon; Orochisama LEVON, Spectre; Postmita (2); Raging Searchers (2); rebekah (2); Rich; Stranger; Supersnake; SWAD42 (2); Tai Kamiya; The Destroyer (7); thegodofwine7; TonberryKing128; TurdFurgy; Uesugi-dono; xghost777; and yours truly...Saint.

Video Game Quote of the Week From Twitter:
"Just sittin' here thinking about Earthbound and getting sad and happy at the same time and dang you guys, I love that video game so much." @Pixel_Kaiser