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  • Trekking through Oblivion to Skyrim: One last playthrough(s) for Oblivion.

    With Skyrim releasing this November, many gamers are anticipating long, sleepless nights. And they'd be right too. When I got Oblivion earlier this year for my fifteenth birthday, I barely put it down to sleep that night. Almost everything about it... More
  • The Greatest Game I Never Played

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    Thanks capcom. On that bitter note, let's jump right in- I don't know how it is, but until recently I considered myself a true video game connoisseur. And why not? Every game I thought was great growing up all turned out to be critically acclaimed... More
  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters review ( no spoilers )

    It's been a while since I've posted on GameInformer. This is primarily due to the fact that I've recently focused on writing news for my website, posts which I don't bring over to GameInformer like I do with my reviews and blogs. In any... More
  • A Few Announcements Regarding Community Update/Writer's Guild

    So I've mentioned a few times this week that I had an announcement that I had been putting off for various reasons (namely 7 of them). I can't put them off forever so I figured now is as good a time as ever. The first announcement is that Community... More
  • Street Fighter x Tekken Character List Dropped

    Here are the characters... //Larales9// More
  • Story Issues in Current Games That Have Relevance Today


    Games are inspired by reality in so many different ways, especially by story and plot. Sure, there isn't much of a similarity between real life and a game when the galaxy is under attack by a sentient race of god-like machines, or when zombies infest a tropical paradise.  There are, however, connections between some current international events, and other scenarios that games offer to gamers. Some of these real-world conflicts I touch on in this blog are hot topics, so here's a big disclaimer that I hope you will take the time to read.

    I apologize if I offend anyone, as this is not my intent.

    In each section, I start out by stating what the similar issues are, followed by the background of the game's and real world's respective issue. Then I bridge the two and show the similarities.

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  • Dead Island Impressions

    I have finally played my first several hours of Dead Island and d*mn it's gorgeous. I think it has infiltrated my top 3 open-world games of all time, now standing high together with The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion AND Fallout 3 (remember, Skyrim isn't... More
  • The Raging Bull News Review #3 9/10/11

    (Warning: Extreme Amounts of Parody: Read At Your Own Risk.) Some said it couldn't be brought back, others said it shouldn't be brought back... Well, like always, we have disregarded anybody else's input, and have crafted the next edition... More
  • 30/30 Day #10 - Super Smash Bros.

    Double Digits! Welcome to the tenth entry in my 30/30 series. I do hope that you have been enjoying the series so far, and that you will continue to enjoy it, even though I am on vacation this weekend. As such the blogs of the 9th, 10th, and 11th are... More
  • Weekly Coverage 9/10/11

    Last week, I didn't write this blog, because I was too busy. But, it's back again and there's nothing to worry about. Oh, and I've just decided I'm not posting the time it was posted at, because that information is just useless, now... More
  • Thoughts: Approaching 100,000 Gamerscore

    I started blogging on this site, last year, with blogs about my pursuit of 75,000 gamerscore. While these blogs were a good starter series, I decided to stop the series after it became apparent to me that the blogs were repetitive and hard to keep track... More
  • Wars Between Shooters: They Make No Sense!

    So this year's game wars have been between two upcoming Holiday FPSs: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, and Battlefield 3. All year people from both sides have been ranting against the other because they want to think that the choice they're making... More