Hello again, gentlemen and statistically rare ladies. If you saw Monday's recaps you already know that ScottyG and I are exchanging days this week, but I figure it bears repeating for those who may have missed a day or wonder why exactly their cheese has been moved. To anyone who thought this might make me start doing the recaps earlier in the evening... are you serious?
*-A-goddamn-men, Megastryke. Everyone who has ever written a word here should read this.
*-PedroVay2003 responded to the NIMF's article in a reasonable, rational way. I hope others follow his example.
*-Qraze nails this. "This is a masterpiece of poop thrown by a monkey." Remember, not all topsauce posts are good.
*-Nick Chester got some fan mail today!
A-JT706 has a gift for metaphor and puts it to full use in this analysis of Watchmen.
S-Gemsi posted the EU game releases coming out this week.
A-Tsunamikitsune picked up Phantom Dust. and recommends you give it a second chance.
P-Bwark-Kupo is making a game out of Failcast. To tide people over, he released a smaller game, Necros Ball. If you win the Failcast game... you win. But you failed. But you won at failing. But you won. But you still failed. But </SCANNERS>
A-KarioMart was retro before retro was cool.
A-SilverDragon wrote at length about the scourge of spawn campers in Killzone 2.
M- BulletMagnet's Monthly Musing is on the minigame in FF8 that became an obsession: Triple Triad.
A-Modern Games are Like Giant Text. Whoops, I mean breasts.
S-Dimly's Power Trip series gets its second installment with this look back at the shotgun in Resident Evil 2.
W-Seigfreid received the totally radtacular Bionic Commando lunchbox he won in the RetroforceGO! contest a little while back. I want a zombie repellent sandwich. >_<
E-Dtoid Australia will be having a party this Saturday in honor of Destructoid's 3rd anniversary. Take some pictures, guys.
E-JT706 would like to start up a new NARP group in the tri-state area near New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Delaware. What say you, Dtoid army?
F-In lieu of RFGO! Topher and Stella hosted a Puzzle Fighter tournament. That kicks ass. Not as much as a new episode, but hell, it beats a hard kick to the face.
F- Takeshi posted the info for the official Destructoid KZ2 clan.
N-Unangbangkay beat the front page with pictures of the unlockable fur bikini in Resident Evil 5.
R-Bulletmagnet extensively reviewed King of Fighters 98: Ultimate Match on the PS2. I've said it before, it's a good year to be a fighting game fan.
R-Tubatic gave us his first impressions of Madworld. I'm kinda glad people have been avoiding the obvious What's black and white and red all over? joke.
T-A very in-depth look at the history of the Street Fighter series by Cloud-1409.
R-AlexanderShen posted some impressions of the demo for Wheelman. I like the cartoons, it adds a lot to your posts.
R-Shin Oni reviewed Ken Fighter IV. Tongue firmly implanted in cheek.
R-Jonathan Holmes gives some impressions of Madworld. Looking forward to a full review soon.
N-Jonathan Ross (no, not that one) apparently leaked the existence of Fable 3 via Twitter.
N-Adam Sessler said a couple of unkind things about Resident Evil 5. EVERYBODY PANIC
A-AlexanderShen just started Bioshock, and made a neat little four-panel comic strip to commemorate the occasion.
A-Grumpyturtle continues to post his awesome game-related work doodles. I think my favorite in this batch is at the end.
F-This isn't really culture, but that's the best fit. RiotMonster watched WCG: Ultimate Gamer so you don't have to.
L-Vexed Alex has some harsh words for the writers of superhero comics.
A-Togail is back with another spectacular piece of game-related art. This is the final sketch of the Leviathan from FF8.
S-Diverse unboxes the RE5 collector's edition. Good stuff.
R-PopCap is offering Peggle for $5 this month. Most crack dealers give you the first taste for free.
R-Faith is selling some non-perler bead stuff.
C-Good try, but the "journalising" you did isn't all that hard to figure out.
C-I think this guy's new. I get the gist of what you're saying, but it's a little stilted and hard to read. Read it to yourself a couple of times before you make it live, you'll be amazed what you catch.
R-Ceark needed some help figuring out the Periodic table of Video Game Characters. Also, HOLY CRAP, CEARK!
V-Jedah Doma links to Substance TV.
C-More than two lines and a link next time please
, and Superflossy
would probably appreciate it if you changed your avatar.
F-The Cblogs seem a little worse when they know Hamza's on vacation. He'll be back soon though, and this will not stand.
S-I laughed at this the first time I saw it. The second, I chuckled a bit. The third through 15th times, I just died a little more inside.
F-I have no interest in celebrity gossip. Or hitting women. I don't think I'm your target audience, here.
F-Thursday fail is just as much fun as Monday fail.
F-Is it ALWAYS this bad on Thursdays?
F-Seriously, is it? I'm legitimately curious.
That sure was a lot of fail, wasn't it, boys and statistically rare girls?
And for your video tonight...
This guy has done a LOAD of VG covers, and offers everything he's uploaded to Youtube as MP3 files. If you like this kind of thing, there's lots more.