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In this latest Office Chat, I hang out with Jordan and Jim, discussing the recent expansion of the PlayStation Vita platform into some interesting (and questionable) directions. Plus, Steam's family share plan stinks of Obama's socialist reform America and we're here to tell you why it's impossible, right before realizing how well it could work for us.   read

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Time for another delightful conversation from our virtual office. This time, Jim Sterling joins Jordan and myself to celebrate the positive news from both Microsoft and Sony at this year's gamescom event. Why, it's only a little bit tinged with doubt and anxiety! That's worth celebrating. Plus, I play Devil's Advocate against a one-console future and we celebrate the man, the legend, Mark Cerny.   read

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In this latest installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore to commiserate over Valve's seeming decision to prioritize Left 4 Dead 3 ahead of Half-Life 3. Plus, John Carmack has joined the team developing the Oculus Rift VR headset, but is anybody going to care anymore once the thing is actually in consumer hands?   read

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In this installment of Office Chat, Jim Sterling, Jordan Devore, and I discuss our impressions of where Grand Theft Auto is headed, based upon the latest gameplay trailer. Digital pricing discrepancies discovered during a be...   read

E3 Predictions
In this very special, extra-long installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Dale North, Jim Sterling, and Jordan Devore to discuss what the Electronic Entertainment Expo is expected to bring (and how much longer E3 might be e...   read

Office Chat
In this special, singularly-focused edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore as we discuss our reactions to the Xbox One reveal. From the frustrations of having to figure out what to now call the ...   read

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There is Durango grease in the rumor mill

In this discussion from the Dtoid news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Brett Zeidler to bandy about some of the latest rumors surrounding the next Xbox console. Plus talk on alternative post-launch content in the form of games such a...

 
Office Chat
In this latest edition of Office Chat, Dale North, Jordan Devore, and I discuss a waning interest in console gaming, but still want Nintendo to try. Plus, brief thoughts on newly announced Batman titles and Electronic Arts is the worst company in America, but only if the most important thing to you is how convenient and easy it is to play games.   read

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April Fools (and Assassin's Creed) only comes once a year

In the latest recorded conversation from Destructoid's virtual news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Allistair Pinsof to discuss the annual ritual of April Fool's jokes, and the latest affirmation of Assassin's Creed's similar frequen...

 
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Exclusivity, female exclusion, and a farewell to John

This week on Office Chat, I was joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore and we explain why we don't participate in exclusive review shenanigans. Plus, we are stymied by the vicious cycle of business that keeps female characters from the f...

 
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Bros of War, BioShock movie raptured and CoD dominance

In another casual discussion from Dtoid's news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Alasdair Duncan to discuss the controversy surrounding God of War's "Bros before Hos" trophy. We also kibitz around the canning of the BioShock film and r...

 
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Dead Space needs a break, SimCity launch woes and Thief!

In another casual discussion from Dtoid's virtual news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Spencer Hayes to discuss the deflated rumor of a Dead Space development hiatus (one we kind of wish were true). Plus, SimCity's rocky launch demon...

 
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Assassin's Creed pirates and the safety of used games

In this latest installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore to discuss rumors that Assassin's Creed IV will center around piracy on the high seas and express hope for the continued existence of a used games mark...

 
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Previewing a Crysis on Infinite Universes

Had your fill of all the Sony news? If so, awesome, because we recorded this episode of Office Chat before any of that could happen! In this conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jim Sterling, Jordan Devore and I somehow manage to win...

 
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Hope for Fallout, doubt for Batman and sadness for Aliens

In another casual conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jordan Devore, Daniel Starkey and and I discuss the possible futures of Batman and Fallout. Plus, we marvel at how spectacularly wrong Aliens: Colonial M...

 
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Reconsidered Evil, from OUYA to open box & new Witchery!

In this casual discussion from Dtoid's news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Allistair Pinsof and we respond to big announcements for The Witcher 3 and OUYA's retail availability. Plus, we share some views on Capcom's recent change-of...

 
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Doorbusting the Dead Island tourism board on PC standards

In this latest installment of Office Chat, Jordan Devore, Brett Zeidler, and I consider whether Dead Island's cinematic trailers are misleading and if PC gamers should expect ports of games that utilize the superior power of their hardware...

 
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Office Chat: Atari Force X Electronic Child Molestor Zone

In this edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Kyle MacGregor, as we express our enthusiasm for Namco's announcement that Project X Zone will see western release, our hope that Atari may actually rise from the ashes and ou...

 
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Office Chat

Office Chat: Infinite horizons and limited vision

Now arriving with an alarming consistency, I bring you the latest installment of Office Chat. In this episode, I'm joined again by Jordan Devore and Brett Zeidler as we address the controversy surrounding Star Wars: The Old Republic's...

 
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Office Chat: Paupers, Pistons and Pokemanz

We have a new Office Chat for your visual amusement. This time, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Jim Sterling to converse a bit about the possibility of THQ's assets being broken apart to resolve their bankruptcy situation. We also give som...

 
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Office Chat: Dark Souls II dreams and award nightmares

Even though 2012 is careening toward its conclusion and we should be starting to wind down, it seems like we're busier than ever with our awards and year-end activities. But then we noticed a sudden spike in folk asking, "whatever happened...

 
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Office Chat: Twin surprises in Black Ops and Guild Wars

We're all pretty floored about the new direction Treyarch is taking the Call of Duty series for Black Ops 2, as it sounds like they're making the biggest effort to evolve the franchise since Modern Warfare. I talked a bit with Jordan ...

 
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Office Chat: Turning the Apple Valve and finding sleep

Time once again for another conversation from within Destructoid's virtual office. In this edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Dale North and Daniel Starkey for a lovely discussion of the rumors swirling about a clandestine meeting betwe...

 
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Office Chat: Reavers of Dark Souls and social games

Office Chat is back! Seemingly, Soul Reaver is coming back as well and the gang talks a little bit about their memories of the Legacy of Kain series. Zynga's acquisition of Draw Something developer OMGPop leads Conrad to beg for more board...

 
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Office Chat: Matters of Vita or death

With the Vita looming on the horizon, it seems like it's all anybody is talking about right now. That includes the intrepid writing staff at Destructoid, as conversation about the handheld was so dominant in our virtual office that we just...

 
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Office Chat: Tara wanted to drink margaritas at BlizzCon

I predict that this will be our most popular episode of Office Chat to date. There's just something about this one which really grabs your attention. I think it's probably Dale's eyes. They're like oceans I could get lost in forever. In th...

 
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Office Chat: Anarchy in the R.C. (Raccoon City)

Destructoid's editorial staff are at it again with another casual conversation from within their virtual office. In this episode, Jonathan Holmes has a friend with some ethical standards we find questionable. And Resident Evil has many dif...

 
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Office Chat: Final Fantasy panties, limited time Evil

Time for another chat from Destructoid's virtual office. In this edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Dale North and Jordan Devore for a conversation on fantasy vs. reality using women's underwear (a subject we clearly know little about) ...

 
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Office Chat: Long cutscenes, light bribery and blackouts

It's time for another casual conversation from within Destructoid's virtual office. Dale is trapped in a particularly lengthy cutscene that he can't tear himself away from. Meanwhile, Square Enix keeps sending weird crap and a brief word o...

 
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Office Chat: We fear contagion, miss Gex and love YouTube

We're chatting it up in Destructoid's virtual office yet again. Dale North and Jordan Devore return with a little playful ribbing towards resident sports gamer Samit Sarkar and his propensity for illness. We also muse on Crystal Dynamics' ...

 

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An avid player of tabletop and video games throughout his life, Conrad has a passion for unique design mechanics and is a nut for gaming history. He can be heard on the comedy podcast () and str...

 

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Hitman: Sapienza"Molto buono"

 

The Climb"You rock, rock"

 

Soda Drinker Pro"Like explaining an inside joke to someone else"

 

King's Quest: Once Upon a Climb"A tale of two princesses"

 

Stories: The Path of Destinies"Choose your own adventure/death"

 

Koi"Fish out of water"

 

Severed"Cut my life into pieces / Slash into me"

 

ZEN Pinball 2: Aliens vs. Pinball"Not the Alien's most terrifying incarnation"

 

Alienation"Welcome to Earth"

 
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Deadgar64

Thinking about what to game to get to test-drive out the new graphics card when it suggestions?

 
StriderHoang

Space Patrol Luluco is a OVER JUSTICE! JUSTICE IS OVER! OVER JUDGEMENT GUN MORPHING! FIRE FROM FIRE!

 
Parismio

Ok yknow what screw Im saving anri!

 
Nekrosys

Going to be honest; after playing around a little more with Star Fox Zero, I actually find myself both adjusting to and liking the control The tutorial was kind of crap, but the game itself is nowhere near as bad as some of the reviews have

 
jak2364

Tfw Valve still gives you a refund even though you went over 2 hours played on a buggy piece of

 
WryGuy

That awkward, awkward moment when you realize you should not let your neighbor ever find out youre half

 
Ein on Shrooms

Why is resting bitch face such a turn on? (Plus so is Aubrey

 
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Ive officially had enough internet for the

 
AvtrSpirit

Im And Im just really feeling the transformative powers of Sure, in real life Im not all But right now Im a super hot Ghost killing newbs in Heroes of the I rock!

 
Dreamweaver

I did it! I finally killed that bastard Pontiff in Dark Souls III! Admittedly it took me over two dozen tries, and I think I got extremely lucky near the end when he didnt attack me much, but I solod it at SL 41 with only +2 weapons, no shields! Yay! :D

 
OverlordZetta

Panty and Stocking aired in Six years I swear it doesnt feel like its been that Guys, I think I need to lie down for a Have some expletives while I contemplate my

 
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hlarge4

Alienation is a fun time, yall

 
Parismio

Mmmm Yes! Quality

 
KingSigy

I forgot how fucking awesome DJ Hero I still cant quite 5 star all the songs on Expert in the first game, but I always preferred the

 
Gundy

I hate training new Not because I think its a pain, but because my job is 90% There is almost nothing to train the new guys in until they get the permissions to use the ordering

 
Torchman

Real talk Do want to write an Ask Me Anything blog, to help boredom during the Although I may ignore touchy LEAVE YOUR QUESTIONS IN THE

 
Parismio

Fuck you Pontiff! Now for that other boss in the Hope I can stil

 
Samsneeze

Actual footage from Hoshido mere moments

 
DSBrad

Anyone still playing Guitar Hero Live out there? Is there anyway to get leaderboards to load Take a good 10-15 seconds on each song to see them for me on

 
Fuzunga

Ill be honest, Im not really into cat I just already happened to like Blake and then it turned out that she had cat Thats how they get you, I

 
jak2364

TFW a Steam game works perfectly right up until the refund period expires, then decides to start fucking Fuck you Black Ops

 
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Nathan D

My bladed princess is doing quite I freaking love the

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

done! I tried something different with the hair highlight shimmies and the foot Ill probably upload this again when more people are on, but for does it look?

 
Sir Shenanigans

Want to watch Akira again, but I realize I actually have to get cracking on this Nioh demo if I want to unlock that Its

 
StriderHoang

I just got the Templar asterisk in Bravely Second but still have no idea what kind of synergy I can utilize for the Kaiser

 
lewness

Sunbro-ing Ancient Wyverns so much fun: You run, I hit Wait, 2 guys drop down here No, this way! STAY HERE, Ill kite the big guy away from the fire projectile I even rest at the plunging platform and make him/her do the honors while I watch

 
Jonathan Holmes

All you catgirl fans will be happy in a couple months

 
Kaleido Ruby

Is Sans hard?

 

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