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Can't play witcha, I been busy workin', baby.




Brittany Vincent is an accomplished video game and freelance entertainment writer whose work has been featured in esteemed publications and online venues like G4TV.com, Mashable, Joystiq, Complex, IGN, GamesRadar, VG247, Kotaku, Tom's Guide, TechRadar, The Escapist, Gamezebo, GameSpot, and more. She’s been writing professionally for five years and enjoys combining her lifelong love of gaming and extensive video game knowledge with her passion for the written word.

She also enjoys writing for horror publications like Rue Morgue, Bloody Disgusting, and Dread Central. Over the past few years, she’s also worked with PR representatives to build relationships and obtain review products for her work, having managed her own gaming website and small teams to attend video game conventions such as PAX East in 2010 and E3 in 2011. In addition, she was the community manager at Japanator from 2013-2014.

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2:00 AM on 12.22.2014

This awesome son-of-a-gun is remaking LSD: Dream Emulator

I’ve been in contact with Osamu Sato, the creator of the illustrious LSD: Dream Emulator for a tell-all about his games and legacy for a feature at VICE Motherboard for a few months now. This means I’ve been inves...

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3:00 PM on 12.19.2014

Nominees for Destructoid's Best Game Mechanics of 2014

[Image credit: Mike Lambert] You can have the greatest narrative in the world and sprinkle memorable characters and scenes throughout a game, but all of it's for naught if your mechanics can't shine through. As the great Irvi...

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12:00 PM on 12.15.2014

Review: Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX

The odd concept of melding a host of characters from Square Enix’s seminal Final Fantasy series, Disney’s perennial film favorites, and a cast of original personalities, seemed as though it was destined for failur...

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7:30 PM on 12.10.2014

Hold it! You need to pick up Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

I was in high school when I first got my hands on the original Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. As a visual novel addict, it sated my thirst for something new and exciting in the handheld space, and even inspired a brief stint w...

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2:30 PM on 12.06.2014

Persona 5 is definitely coming in 2015, you guys

During the PlayStation Experience keynote in Las Vegas today, Atlus USA confirmed that Persona 5 will indeed be dropping on both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in 2015. We pretty much knew this already, but official announce...

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2:30 PM on 11.30.2014

For the love of God, please, no: Horrible game marketing strategies, part one

When I was a young warthog, I didn't know diddly about the games I was buying. I simply made a beeline for the nearest video game section, be it PC or otherwise, and browsed until there was a title that immediately leapt out ...

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12:00 PM on 11.26.2014

Criminal Girls: Invite Only up for parole in February 2015

You may remember Criminal Girls: Invite Only as the game we covered back in July two different times where it was briefly suggested the game shouldn't be localized. But that's only because I didn't write the post, because I'm...

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4:00 PM on 11.20.2014

Review: WWE 2K15

Professional wrestling was a cultural phenomenon when I was younger. In the third grade, conversations at school were a general 50/50 mix of Dragon Ball Z fact repetition and which was better: WCW or WWF. When Hulk Hogan star...

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8:10 AM on 11.18.2014

Review: Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

For a franchise that’s continually berated for remaining the same over the years, Pokémon is wildly successful, having pushed forward on its own, full speed ahead. It hasn’t needed to change much to sweep t...

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8:00 PM on 11.14.2014

Giving Thanks: Writing about games

[Dtoid writer, community member and Queens of the Stone Age aficionado Brittany Vincent is thankful for the victories and the struggles that come with developing a career writing about games. Want to see your own stuff appear...

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6:00 PM on 11.13.2014

Review: Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd

Hatsune Miku is an international sensation. Despite the fact that she's a simple digital creation, she's managed to rack up a massive amount of record sales and sold-out concerts, including a tour with Lady Gaga and even an a...

Brittany Vincent

8:00 PM on 11.12.2014

Review: Senran Kagura: Bon Appétit!

Some may call Senran Kagura inherently tasteless, but the series of action-packed brawlers has depth and satisfying combat. The games have swept the handheld community mainly because of their increasingly risqué conten...

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12:30 PM on 11.12.2014

I still miss when Lego figures didn't talk, but Lego Batman 3's trailer is cute

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is available now, for nearly every console imaginable, real and otherwise. It's probably available for the Imagination Station 3000, but supplies are limited. The launch trailer above doesn't rea...

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4:00 PM on 11.08.2014

Review: The Voice: I Want You

Do you live for the thrill of belting out your favorite songs whenever you've got five minutes to yourself? Are you an amateur singer looking for guidance, or a professional looking for something fun to brush up your vocal te...

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5:30 PM on 11.06.2014

These Heroes of the Storm Gunnars are awesomely gaudy and I love them

Gunnar Optiks has announced an exclusive partnership with Blizzard to manufacture computer and gaming eyewear related to the upcoming MOBA Heroes of the Storm. In layman's terms, that company that creates all of those awesome...

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12:00 PM on 10.30.2014

Review: Sakura Spirit

The visual novel genre is multifaceted. It runs the gamut from awe-inspiring and horrifying (à la personal favorite Saya no Uta) to controversial (such as the excellent Kana: Little Sister). Others still are simple veh...

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