Contributor Recap: 10/7 – 10/11

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Yet another week gone by; how is it that the time goes so fast? Ah well, the week may be gone, but we here at UWG have a couple pieces of good news to share. First, we’re that much closer to the releases of Pokemon X/Y and XCOM: Enemy Within. We don’t know about all of you out there, but some of us are just beside ourselves with excitement! This is ground-breaking stuff when it comes to Pokemon, and a full-expansion for XCOM? How is that not cause for celebration? The second bit of news is even better because you don’t have to wait for it! That’s right we’ve got another round of excellent posts from CheeseToastie And Video Games, GIMMGP, and Simpleek! Linked here for your viewing pleasure. So please, take a look and make sure to show them your support while you wait for the new Pokemon to drop!

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“The Infamous GameSpot GTA V Review or How the Sh*t Hit The Fan”

This week Sam touches on the reaction to Carolyn Petit’s GTA V review and what it may indicate about the gaming community. She also discusses the nature of reviews themselves; questioning whether or not a review can be truly objective and whether or not that would even be a good thing. It’s a great, though-provoking read. We highly recommend checking it out.

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“Going Back to the House”

This week Chip regales us his with his teenage experiences in the horror genre and gives us some insight and background for the original Splatterhouse in particular. We are also treated to a brief review of the latest Splatterhouse from the perspective of one whose tastes in games have changed from those of their youth. See it here!

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“Five Things All Convention Goers Must Know Before Attending One”

In this week’s installment, Simpleek gives us several tips for making the most of any convention you might attend. They all sound like common sense, but you would be surprised a the sorts of things you don’t stop to consider. Recommended reading for anyone considering attendance at a convention in the near-future. See it here!

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That’s all for this week, see you all at the same time next Friday with more great content from our friends and affiliates!

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