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Here is a list of things you should know about me:
I'm a female game/toy blogger living in New Orleans.
The NES is my favorite system of all time, closely followed by the PS2.
My DS is more or less glued to my person.
I can't resist playing Contra. Ever.
I think toys are the best solution to not wanting to grow up, and I have an always-growing collection of them, which is why I started Tomopop.
I require sushi for living.
I'm hopelessly addicted to Japanese dramas and skinny Japanese boys with awful hair.
I love wandering around used bookstores for hours.
I think about throwing rocks at people a lot.
I replay The Legend of Zelda about 5 times a year.
I read a lot.
I can't live without music.

Kon-kon!


This Pedro guy is pretty good.
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And these RetroforceGo! people aren't so bad.


Actually, the people I work with are pretty freaking awesome in general.


Sometimes I put on costumes, too.


Come find me on:

Twitter: colettebennett/tomopop
PSN: doumy0uj1
Wii: My friend code is too long to remember
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Review: Monster Tale

You may recollect back in January we brought you a preview of a cute little platformer coming soon from Majesco called Monster Tale. A sweet title with distinctly retro flavor, Monster Tale used some cool tricks to keep us ex...   more

Review: Monster Tale photo

Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die!

During my recent visit to Robot Entertainment, I got to do all sorts of fun things: hang out in the "beer garden" that they call a conference room (which includes little chill-out stations to take breaks and play games, of co...   more

Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die! photo


Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die! photo
Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die! photo
Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die! photo
Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die! photo
Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die! photo
Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die! photo



Hands-on: Orcs Must Die!

Just to be fair, I'm going to throw this out there before I go one word further: I LOVE tower defense games. With all my heart. As soon as I saw the first preview for Orcs Must Die! during my trip to Robot Entertainment ...   more

Hands-on: Orcs Must Die! photo

Earth Defense Force ... on my iPhone?

I feel like all the sudden, my precious Earth Defense Force is going through some sort of renaissance. A few months ago, I was happily replaying the 360 version with one of my best friends in mad pursuit of the Genocide Gun, ...   more

Earth Defense Force ... on my iPhone? photo

Preview: Monster Tale

Sure, the DS is choked with cute platformers -- we all already know that. Still, when I hear that a game is coming our way that not appeal to my retro sensibilities, but also is being headed up by the same folks who took the ...   more

Preview: Monster Tale photo


Preview: Monster Tale photo
Preview: Monster Tale photo
Preview: Monster Tale photo
Preview: Monster Tale photo
Preview: Monster Tale photo
Preview: Monster Tale photo



One Chance: consequences in gaming

As we see games evolve, we find that our experiences within them become more realistic. And yet, there are basic tenets of gaming that still are determined to defy reality: monsters that drop money, treasure chests in the mid...   more

One Chance: consequences in gaming photo

Exclusive: EDF Insect Armageddon gets local co-op, more guns

If you hang around here a lot, you may already be aware that I am a little obsessed with a game called Earth Defense Force: 2017. I've been hoping for a sequel for a while now, and when Insect Armageddon was announced la...   more

Exclusive: EDF Insect Armageddon gets local co-op, more guns photo

The Fight Nerd hosts their first Fall Brawl event

Our friends over at The Fight Nerd  let us know recently that a big event is coming up for them this weekend. Called The Fall Brawl, this event will be held in New York tomorrow at 8 Bit and Up Video Games from 12 noon on....   more

The Fight Nerd hosts their first Fall Brawl event photo

Review: Space Invaders Infinity Gene (PS3/360)

If you have an iPhone, you may have played Space Invaders Infinity Gene when it came out late last year. Why are we excited about a port then, you ask? Why, HD, of course. That, and the ability to use a gamepad rather than yo...   more

Review: Space Invaders Infinity Gene (PS3/360) photo

PixelJunk Monsters sequel being considered, no more 2D

Anyone that knows me well knows that I am unnaturally obsessed with PixelJunk Monsters. I still play the game at least two nights a week, and since I have finished the majority of the levels, I just try to get the trophies fr...   more

PixelJunk Monsters sequel being considered, no more 2D photo

Pre-order DJ Hero 2 and get free remixes from Amazon

DJ Hero 2 is coming out next month on October 19th, and for those of you who are patiently waiting for the release I have good news for you: Amazon is offering a pre-order bonus in the form of two remixes. These exclusive son...   more

Pre-order DJ Hero 2 and get free remixes from Amazon photo

Ico and Last Guardian films could one day exist

So you already know that we are less than thrilled about the idea of a Shadow of the Colossus movie. I think I would be okay with it if Guillermo Del Toro was the one making it, but considering it's Misher Films behind it, I'...   more

Ico and Last Guardian films could one day exist photo

I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1 shirts hit Hot Topic

The entire Destructoid staff more or less agrees that I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1! is easily some of the best fun you can have with a game on the Xbox 360. That costs a dollar, no less. Ska Studios has recently teame...   more

I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1 shirts hit Hot Topic photo

Guardian of Light will get free downloadable content

In our recent interview with Crystal Dynamics about Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, we got to find out all kinds of cool info about plans for the title, but there was one we didn't see coming -- new content.  Cryst...   more

Guardian of Light will get free downloadable content photo

This modded R2 unit is going to blow your mind

Just look at the R2D2 you see there in the photo above for a second. Do you see that SNES cart sticking out of one of his ports? WHAT IS THIS GLORIOUS THING? Kotaku posted images today (Via Fort90) of this incredible droid wh...   more

This modded R2 unit is going to blow your mind photo

D3 announces Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon

 TODAY IS THE DAY I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR ALL MY LIFE. Okay, well, maybe that's exaggerating, but you all know I love Earth Defense Force 2017. So hard. And in fact, when that new teaser website popped up for Insect Arm...   more

D3 announces Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon photo