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  • I Am 8-Bit

    It's been a fairly busy weekend for a number of reasons that honestly, most of you probably don't want to hear about anyway. I needed somewhat of a quick blog idea so I read a few headlines and flipped through my notes before finally looking around... More
  • What Should Be In The New Smash Bros.?

    1.0 I, like many others, is a huge Smash Bros. fan. Still, the franchise needs some renovations. Leave any you want in the comments! 1. Make It On 3DS I've always wanted to bring these games on the road. I mean, the 3DS has the software to support... More
  • Range S4: Part 15

    Alphonse awoke well into the day, he walked out to the kitchen, his head pounding with memories from the night before. He saw Jack still unconscious on his couch as he grabbed himself some cereal. He heard a groan halfway though his second bowl, “That... More
  • Unleashing Your Inner Cartoonist-Flipnote Hatena

    Flipnote Studio How many remember seeing or have seen, "flip-books"? Page by page drawings, that when you "flipped" through them, you were treated to a cool, short, animated, cartoon. That is the premise behind Flipnote Studio for... More
  • 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