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Finesse with blogging

Hey guys, im looking for a few bloggers to band with to create a small group focusing on a few games such as League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm and upcoming releases which grab attention such as the game No Man Sky.  I want to blog...

 
 
 
 

Adventure Wanted: NO GENWUN ALLOWED

When it comes to video games, loyalty can take strange shapes. Finding yourself loyal to a character, well, that's easy enough. Loyalty to a company, a developer, those are all very common things to see amongst gamers. You can even find peo...

 
 
 
 

Challengers Wanted: MEDIC!

  Team Fortress 2. What hasn't been said about Valve's team based first person shooter/hat simulator? Since it's release in 2007 as part of the Orange Box compilation (which included Half-Life 2, it's two episodes, and the or...

 
 
 
 

Challengers Wanted: Toad Up

When choosing a particular character strength, I usually lean toward agility and speed over straight up power or strength.  This is probably due to my own real life characteristics, but I also just find it to be a more interesting app...

 
 
 
 

Challengers Wanted: HADOKEN!

I play a lot of fighting games. I neglect other games to play fighting games. Something about the genre appeals to me. Though the games do not have finite ending points, they have an almost infinite amount of depth. The player chooses how m...

 
 
 
 

Challengers Wanted: Roy’s My Boy

Back when I wrote for Operation Rainfall, I did a guest piece on my favorite Smash Bros character, Roy. You can check out my piece here if you wish, but I’d like to take this opportunity to explain my attachment to Roy in more detail...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Challengers wanted: The Military Man

I still remember the first time I played Street Fighter II like it was yesterday. I was between 8 & 10 years old and my mother had taken my brother and I to an ice skating rink in San Diego. They had a small arcade there and of course m...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Sales Are My Kryptonite

    I was recently talking to a few of my coworkers about gaming. I think we all agreed that the perfect day was waking up, eating, gaming, napping, eating, gaming, …repeat until you have to earn money for electricity and ...

 
 
 
 

Better With Age: Megabomber

Talk about cutting it close, Zetta! Think you could have waited to midnight to start writing this?Even as I sit down to write this response to the Blogger's Wanted prompt, I'm not fully sure what I want to write about. It's not that I don't...

 
 
 
 

Better with Age: Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

Warning: fanboying ahead. Yes, I think this rather accessible and maybe even simple ARPG's getting better with age. Not because playing it over and over will give you new insights into the story — let's face it, the story isn't all th...

 
 
 
 

Better with Age: Actually Finishing Mega Man

Actually Finishing the Damn Game: I have been a fan of Mega Man games for a long time. Yet, I never actually managed to finish any one of them before I played them in the Mega Man anniversary editions that included all the original 8. Befor...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Better with Age: A Journey worth retaking.

Few games can be said to be truly pure. Modern games usually branch out in so many directions with endless grinding, 100's of collectibles and trinkets and millions of pointless side quests. They're so laden down with fluff that their ...

 
 
 
 

Better With Age: Final Fantasy VI

Side note: Okay, so i'm kinda of cheating here, since technically i already wrote this article, but damn! i just wanted to talk about this game so freaking much, and re-reading my previous piece on the subject, i found it complete sh*t. So...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Better With Cage: A brilliant baby

It's 1999. Well, not actually. What I mean is that I want you to imagine that year. It was like a whole damned century ago, but bare with me. This was about half a century before Cage set the industry ablaze and we all pretended to enjoy h...

 
 
 
 

Better with Age: Gotcha!

There I stood, in a grassy field marked by the footprints of an ancient creature, ready to take my first step into a new experience. It did not take long until I had selected my prey. Determined, I prepared my net and waited for ...

 
 
 
 

Better With Age: NIN In Your Face!

I remember the first time I tried Quake. It was at a friend's house during a sleepover. His brother and I got addicted to the deathmatch part of the game and began exploring the levels. We uncovered hidden pathways, secret weapons and all ...

 
 
 
 

Worse With Age: This Guy Right Here

I don't know if this is going to "count" as a Bloggers Wanted but here's a little twist on the idea.  Also before I begin the idea was mostly inspired by this wonderful blog, thanks guy!  So without further ado my BW blog:   ...

 
 
 
 

Better With Age: Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy IX was actually my first foray Final Fantasy. I got into the game late, so to speak. To be honest, though, I wouldn’t want any other Final Fantasy to be my first. FFIX is my favorite game in the series, for what I believ...

 
 
 
 

Better with age: Morrowind

Yeah, this is going to be a hard sell to some people who haven’t played this one, I’m sure. Morrowind is the 3rd game in the venerable elder scrolls franchise, and one that has remained in people’s minds for years after it...

 
 
 
 

Better with Age: Metal Gear Solid

This is going to be a bittersweet trip to write.   I just completed my usual summer playthrough of a good portion of core games, culminating with .  I originally intended to round it all out with my first experience of , but the...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

RiffRaff

Good morning and happy Monday! Have a great day! Link for delicious recipes in comments! Get on that Amna!

 
 
Kerrik52

I played through A Story About My It has neat 1st-person platforming, but the actual story told wasnt to my The script is just a bit off (using specific gameplay terms, changing tenses) and Im not sure what the point of it

 
 
Churros89

Is it weird to still randomly think about Axion Verge from time to time?

 
 
Snaileb

So Pokemans wild region feels really There are many rare Pokemon to catch in the dens where you dynimax, and when you when you get candies that level up your I hope they fix this! Also this picture will load upside down every

 
 
Haklen57

Things we can be sure that Fire Emblem has been getting 100% right since Awakenings launch so far: The final map music is GOING to hype you

 
 
Boxman214

This is a real thing that a real person really asked in a real interview

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So, its now called Guilty Gear Neat! Its sweet how everyone basically knows the words by now

 
 
LaserPirate

I would love to see Flight of the Conchords come Better yet, I would love to see the Labyrinth 2 with Jemaine Clemente as David Bowie as

 
 
NeoTurbo

Got further into The Surge 2 earlier and now Im at a point where shit hit the fan even HARDER than it had beforehand! Game is still loads of fun, but I think I need to build some electrical resistance gear for the area Im having trouble

 
 
Haklen57

Sapphires covers are so good at times that some of them are my favorite

 
 
TheIntern

Pokemon

 
 
vxxy

To be filed under No

 
 
Xeo

Pokemon Sword has been an absolute blast for me and my Our switch hasnt seen this much action in well, Were constantly having to rotate play sessions in I havent enjoyed a game in this series this much in

 
 
absolutfreak

Second mob of regular boyz Next, I paint their Then Ill have enough of an army to actually start playing some Itll be the first time in Very

 
 
Uncle Arena Fighter

My love for Twelve set aside, Gill is an incredibly good pick for Street Fighter Exudes style, really jives with the two V-Triggers, and a left-field pick in spite of story mode Also of note: a parry not attached to a Hmmm…

 
 
Seymour

AHHHHH FUCKING SHIT RUN

 
 
taterchimp

Not a reference I was

 
 
Jetfandam

SF V North American Regional Finals are over and they made two announcements: Gill is the next character and they will release SF V: Champion Edition next year in

 
 
Snaileb

I keep reading metacritic user reviews on Pokemon Sword and Then there are these little Im currently headed to the 7th gym, Ill post a picture of my team soon! Still not satisfied with my current

 
 
Electric Reaper

This seems like an interesting Increasing the size of the payloads we could send into space would be highly beneficial for space missions of pretty much any

 
 
triggerpigking

Sketched out a furry girl for todays

 
 
hlarge4

Not the hottest thing ever, but my goodness I think Im in UPDATE: They were way worse comong out than going

 
 
Fuzunga

Am I going crazy, or did they make it FUCKING IMPOSSIBLE to catch Pokemon in Sword and Shield?

 
 
PatBateman17

Lots of dev confidence in the Shenmue 3 review embargo being up 2 days after release, Come on

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

Ever since my mineral extraction facility was converted to parking, Ive had a lot on my

 
 
CoruptAI125

I went to see Midway with my dad, its possibly the worst movie Ive ever seen in a Never have I seen acting so The main character is unbelievably bad with a horrible fake accent to God awful CGI as No practical effects at

 
 
Hypno

Anyone playing Shield willing to trade me a Galarian Ponyta?

 
 
sp testure

I found Cactuars distant cousin in No Mans Sky :)

 
 
hlarge4

Its officially time to be Santa Claus in the Large family So while I wont be playing any new games, Id love to hear how the latest releases have been hitting Whats your Top 5 of 2019 looking like? Any new contenders shake it up?

 
 
Virtua Kazama

We interrupt my own Pokemon grind session to play some more Samurai Shodown! Lets #EmbraceDeath together!

 
 
Nior

Getting flagged as a bot while trying to publish a blog, Ive no idea Anyone knows a solution? EDIT: I ended up going tru the entire Turns out, the words getting flagged were cas ino and Kyoce ra (as in the Ok

 
 
Kirbykrumper1

Finding Death Stranding to be an incredibly unique and rewarding experience; have enough thoughts where id like to write a long form blog, something i havent done in About 20 hours in, still in chapter

 
 
Hypno

Cant believe Nekro made it into the new Pokemon games!

 
 
Electric Reaper

So, Urban Dictionary was no I tried looking up the definition of cake hunter, and Google only gave me food-related Does cake hunter have some definition outside of food?

 
 
Zalno

My latest C-Blog went Decided to talk about the 10 absolute best Pokemon returning in Sword and alert: Its

 
 
JohnSmith123

Hot take: Pokemon Sword/Shield didnt deserve the negative reaction that it Not trying to sweep away totally valid, and level headed, criticism, but it didnt deserve the kind of nasty reaction it

 
 
Boxman214

Ugh its Go away!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I WOULD get sick during a 4-day break! I just hope I can get it together by

 
 
Jetter Mars

Dont look at me like that,

 
 
RiffRaff

This meme keeps on

 
 
Zalno

Well hey, its been several months since Ive actually posted anything in the How bout I post a C-Blog Ive been writing on and off for the last month or so?

 
 
Shoggoth2588

My schedule for Thanksgiving/ Black Friday is I should be fine if I sleep during the day of

 
 
Kerrik52

OnRush is pretty baller and seemingly solves the standard issues in racing games by inventing racing modes that allow players who fall behind to teleport back into the A shame then that its styled entirely after Fortnite and its monetization!

 
 
Chris Moyse

I finally got around to watching Alita Battle Angel, and although its very flawed, and all the bad things I heard about it are true, I still enjoyed it, perhaps just because of my childhood link with the 93 I thought Waltz and Salazar were great

 
 
Shinkz

I look Also nyaning intensifies