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  • Life on Mars: A Fantastic Show You Probably Never Thought Twice About Watching...

    Now, before you attack me angrily screaming " Sure I watched the cult classic BBC series Life on Mars, you slandering game blogger" let me distinguish the show I'm talking about by saying it is the American adaptation of the show... It came... More
  • The Necessity of New Game+

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    Games have evolved, no dispute about that. New mechanics come along every once in a while and I think to myself "every game should have this feature." That's how I feel about the "new game plus" or "cleared game" setting... More
  • The News - 10.06.11 - The Parent's Guide to Video Games

    Hello again, Parents and Gamers! We have a couple things that we will be covering today: some good, some bad. We will start off with some very sad news ; Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56. We would like to take a minute to honor him... More
  • Turning Sonic Super Again

    When I was a child, I grew up playing Sonic. That little hedgehog saved me from the summer nightmare that is boredom, many of times. It would be impossible for me to determine what the one thing was that kept me going back to these games. Sonic brought... More
  • Another "Are Video Games Art" Post - But With a Twist

    I really hate this question. No, I don't hate it. I loathe it. I'm getting sick of all the heated debates about whether or not video games are art. I wish I could go back in time and tape Roger Ebert's hands together and away from his keyboard... More
  • Memories, Those Sweet Sweet Memories

    Hey Hey Hey GIO, I got into a conversation the other day with a girl that I'm currently pursuing as a dating option, and I got to the point where I said the following: "I can't help it, video game music excites me. I was practically raised... More
  • The Passing of a Visionary

    Despite all the internet bickering back and forth over iPad this, iPhone that and the evils of big corporations like Apple, sometimes we all need to take a step back and appreciate the genius behind it all. This is one of those moments. Apple has announced... More
  • A Sad Day For Geeks…

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    By now, you've probably heard that Steve Jobs has passed away. Others may blog about this first, and others may write their thoughts more eloquently, but I have to post something, if for no other reason than to just pay my respects. And while I don't... More
  • ...Remembering Steve Jobs: A Short Memoir


    He was a great man. He was a genius. Today, on October 5th, the world lost a visionary.


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  • GIO Extra Life: Mind of a Wolf

    Well now it's almost time. Just 10 more days until the Extra Life charity event takes place, and me and the rest of Team GIO will be gaming for charity. So I figured with that being said I might as well at least start telling my own plans as well... More
  • My First Few Hours With Dark Souls

    First off, I would like to say this is my first blog I've ever written on this site, and the second or third blog I've ever written in my life (the first two were complaining about texting etiquette and helping people understand that telemarketers... More
  • The Indie & Mojo Show Episode 8: Pokemania!!!!!!

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    If you've never listened to The Indie & Mojo Show before, you are missing out. This is a show by two guys who love the GIO community and who try to do our best to make a show for this community. If you want to get a good sense of what GIO is all... More