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Josh is a PC gamer. He can usually be found flying around in EVE Online. He's been known to enjoy playing role-playing games like Dragon Age: Origins, Skyrim, and Planescape Torment.

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He started out gaming on an old school Atari and a Commodore 64. Defender of the Crown was the shit back in those days. He would also play things like M.U.L.E, Carmen Sandiego, Summer Games, and Mars Saga.

Once he had his first Amiga, his fate was set to become a gamer. He mostly played point-and-click adventures from Sierra and Lucas Arts, but his other favorites were Empire, Lemmings, Future Wars, Buck Rodgers, and Battletech.

These days he also enjoys The Witcher 2, Mount & Blade, Titan Quest, Europa Universalis, FTL, Dungeons of Dredmoore, and LOTRO. He likes playing older games, because they are classics for a reason. He doesn't hop onto the latest thing just because the cool kids are playing it, and he believes that 90% of what's released these days is absolute crap.

Right now his home is right here on Destructoid. He has also done some writing for Front Towards Gamer and BitMob.

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Owners of Mojang's Scrolls can gift a copy to a friend

If you own Mojang's Scrolls, you will be able to give a copy to a friend as a gift this holiday season. All you need to do is log into your Mojang account, and click on the "Send to a friend" button. A code will be sent to th...   more

Owners of Mojang's Scrolls can gift a copy to a friend photo

Assassin's Creed IV just got a PhysX patch on the PC

If you were thinking that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag needed more smoke, then you are in luck. An update just came out on the PC that adds PhysX support, so the particle effects can be more complex. In Black Flag this me...   more

Assassin's Creed IV just got a PhysX patch on the PC photo

Here's a non-fantasy RPG being made with CryENGINE

The developer Warhorse just announced a new role-playing game, one that won't have monsters and wizards running around. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a medieval role-playing game being created with the CryENGINE for PC a...   more

Here's a non-fantasy RPG being made with CryENGINE photo

EVE devs dress up as Yule Lads to hand out presents

I love CCP. They are a bunch of crazy guys, and every time they come out with a video it's always bizarre and amazing. To celebrate the holiday's in EVE Online, the guys at CCP are giving out in-game gifts on an advent calan...   more

EVE devs dress up as Yule Lads to hand out presents photo

Review: D-Link DGL-5500 Gaming Router

Having a good router is a necessity these days. Every electronic device you own connects to the internet, and many play games online and stream HD video. Your PC and consoles are beginning to rely more and more on digital cop...   more

Review: D-Link DGL-5500 Gaming Router photo

Eidolon is an indie exploration game, here's a trailer

Eidolon looks fantastic, and it sound like it will be really fun to play. It's set in a "post-human Western Washington", and it's a game that revolves around exploration. The developer's website sets up the game like this: "...   more

Eidolon is an indie exploration game, here's a trailer photo

Skyrim mod restores content cut by Bethesda

Skyrim modder Arthmoor managed to find some content that didn't make it into the game's release, and he has done his best to add it back into the game. He released the Cutting Room Floor mod to restore a few NPCs, some quest...   more

Skyrim mod restores content cut by Bethesda photo

Dota 2 removes sign-up process and is finally open to all

In case you aren't one of the 611,480 people playing Dota 2 as I write this, you will be happy to know that the game is finally open to everyone. While it officially released this summer, Valve had been slowly allowing more p...   more

Dota 2 removes sign-up process and is finally open to all photo

Play the original Tomb Raider on iOS for $0.99

Square Enix just released the original Tomb Raider for iOS, and it's just $0.99. The old Tomb Raider games were really good, so it's tempting to grab this for this cheap. It comes with the extra chapters from the 1998 re-rele...   more

Play the original Tomb Raider on iOS for $0.99 photo

Ubisoft inspired by Rockstar to delay Watch Dogs

Ubisoft's North American President, Laurent Detoc, says that the company was inspired to delay Watch Dogs because of the success of Grand Theft Auto V. Detoc told IGN recently that "the guys at Rockstar have showed us again t...   more

Ubisoft inspired by Rockstar to delay Watch Dogs photo

Obsidian is planning another Kickstarter project soon

Obsidian's CEO Feargus Urquhart recently spoke with Rock, Paper, Shotgun on the studios plans for another Kickstarter project. The company is already working on Pillars of Eternity, but they don't want that to be the only cla...   more

Obsidian is planning another Kickstarter project soon photo

The PlayStation 3 is getting Minecraft on December 17

Good news PlayStation 3 owners, you will finally be able to play Minecraft tomorrow. The PlayStation blog just announced that Minecraft will be available on the PlayStation 3 in North America on December 17. This version...   more

The PlayStation 3 is getting Minecraft on December 17 photo

Kingdoms of Amalur wasn't sold at 38 Studios auction

The auction for 38 Studios assets happened, and while the Rise of Legends and Rise of Nations franchises sold for $320,000, no one made a good offer for Kingdoms of Amalur. 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling thinks that the se...   more

Kingdoms of Amalur wasn't sold at 38 Studios auction photo

Here are some videos of Steam Machines in action

Thanks to the magic of YouTube, some of the people lucky enough to receive one of the 300 beta Steam Machines have been able to share their impressions of the system. The OS looks like exactly like Steam's Big Picture Mode, ...   more

Here are some videos of Steam Machines in action photo

Review: X Rebirth

The X series is known for being a little rough out of the gate, so when X Rebirth came out with some major bugs, no one was really surprised. Egosoft has been releasing a lot of patches, but the game is still borderline unpla...   more

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StarCraft 2 player gets a US visa for being an 'Athlete'

Kim "viOLlet" Dong Hwan has become the first professional StarCraft 2 player to get a visa to come to the United States and compete as an athlete. Kim was cleared for a P-1A visa, which is the type of visa given to internatio...   more

StarCraft 2 player gets a US visa for being an 'Athlete' photo