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Jonathan Holmes

Editor-in-Chief
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"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju... more

Latest: Sup Holmes hears a hundred voices with Stephanie Sheh

Jordan Devore

Managing Editor
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Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more

Latest: Doom 4 used to look nothing like Doom

Chris Carter

Reviews Director
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Chris (Magnalon) has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ---------... more

Latest: Destructoid chats with Archie's Ian Flynn about Mega Man and Sonic's second 'Worlds Unite' crossover

Mike Martin

Community Play Manager
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Formerly know as PhilKenSebben. He is now 33 and old. He probably hates you as well (He's lying about that). He used to run The Low(er) Tier, he podcasted (and is now on Fapcast, led by StriderHo... more

Latest: Friday Night Fights - Get Over Here!

Steven Hansen

Features Editor
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Steven watches anime & sports, buys meat out of trucks, dates a Muppet, and is only good at cooking. He stands before you bereft of solace and well on the road to perdition. (´^ω^) more

Latest: Persona 4: Dancing All Night cross-dressing DLC trailer

Alessandro Fillari

Contributor
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A San Francisco native, he's an admirer of the city's diverse culture and lifestyle. Prior to joining the staff, he was a contributor and an editor for his college newspaper where he wrote articl... more

Latest: Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition brings the gang back together

Alissa McAloon

Contributor
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Alissa has been aggressively lurking Destructoid's community events for years. She hates cold pizza, loves Bidoof, and sometimes finds time for video games. [URL=https://www.kickstarter.com/profi... more

Latest: Destiny: House of Wolves' launch trailer is out

Amber Hunt

Contributor
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I review boxes and the things inside them. I also enjoy lots of coffee and have vegan superpowers. Kinda mad, kinda sane. You decide.  more

Latest: Amber's Unboxing Series: Loot Crate for February

Anna Anthropy

Guest Editorialist
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Latest: Captain of my own destiny: Micro-goals and player liberty

Anthony Burch

Contributor
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Latest: Lots of games are morally bankrupt, we get it

Beccy Caine

European Community Manager
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Beccy is the EU Community Manager and has the funny accent to prove it. Her role is to "maintain the European presence on the site", which primarily involves refusing to cater to American spelli... more

Latest: Party with Destructoid at EGX Rezzed!

Ben Davis

Contributor
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Ben, a.k.a. bbain, has been a member of the Dtoid community since 2009. He enjoys the happier things in life, like whales, Katamari Damacy, sweet potatoes, and cartoons. The first game he ever ... more

Latest: Experience Points .14: Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King

Brett Makedonski

Associate Editor
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Brett will sell you things in a dark alley -- mostly counterfeit watches and kidneys. more

Latest: There are some real winners on the Summer Games Done Quick schedule

Brett Zeidler

Contributor and Engineer
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Destructoid's Resident Baby/Super Contributor. Musician. Computer Science Student. Panda, corgi, burrito, iced tea enthusiast. Praise Yeezus. more

Latest: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster on PS4 looks better than ever, but has major problems

Caitlin Cooke

Contributor
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Dtoid's sporadic review, preview and features writer. Sometimes I am in videos or on Podtoid! "Without the looming consequence of death, is this even science?"  more

Latest: Review: Broken Age: Act 2

Conor Elsea

US Community Manager
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Newly crowned U.S. Community Manager, Conor has been working with the community since shortly after PAX East '10, where he drunkenly told an editor he wanted to be "more active, man" over and ove... more

Latest: 10 Things you didn't know about Conor/Jon Bloodspray (11. I'm a badge whore.)

Conrad Zimmerman

Moustache
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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... more

Latest: Axiom Verge is relatively the same on PC, with one helpful upgrade

Darren Nakamura

Associate Editor
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Darren is a scientist and an educator by day, and a writer and reviewer by night. While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strategy, and rhythm games, he takes particular interest in indepen... more

Latest: Crossy Road developer working on Pac-Man 256

Dealzon

Contributor
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Game and tech deals at Dealzon. Plus Pizza. Mmm... Pizza. more

Latest: Weekend Deals: Witcher 3, Blizzard & WB Games titles on tap

Dtoid Staff

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Latest: Nintendo's NX console could be a phone, a dud, or a return to form

Elliot Gay

Contributor
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Elliot Gay lives in Japan and spends most of his time writing about Japanese pop culture for Japanator.com. He can also be found writing about men in suits on occasion as well. more

Latest: What's new in God Eater 2: Rage Burst?

Fake News (So You Cannot Sue)

Formerly known as 'Its About To Get Gay In Here'
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Funny, but not "ha ha" funny. more

Latest: Employee kidnappings up 500% after Doug Bowser begins work at Nintendo

Hiroko Yamamura

Contributor
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I am Hiroko, yes I am a ninja more

Latest: Viz gets more anime onto your Xbox 360

Jed Whitaker

Beard buddy
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Jed does the written word, he videos the videos, and he streams the streams; a real hero and a real human being. Men don't grow beards, beards grow men.  more

Latest: Firefighters blame Wii for RV fire

Joe Parlock

Contributor
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When not searching the world for the ideal husbands, Joe Parlock's probably writing about games or something daft like that. Rabid news hound for Destructoid, and also a Managing Editor at Indi... more

Latest: Tychus' cigar isn't in Heroes of the Storm

Josh Tolentino

Random Asian Contributor
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When he's not posting about Japanese games or Star Trek, Josh serves as News Editor for Destructoid's sister site, . Go there for the best in anime, manga, and cool news from Glorious Nippon. more

Latest: Maximum Warp: GOG bringing back classic Star Trek games

Kyle MacGregor

Associate Editor
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Kyle has called Destructoid home for donkey's years, starting out in the Cblogs as a Nintendo Wii apologist before eventually, somehow winding up as its resident JRPG zealot. Living the dream... more

Latest: Lost Dimension finds Europe on August 28

Laura Kate Dale

UK Editor
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Laura’s gaming journey began in the 90′s when she was given a SNES by her older brother with Mario paint. From that day video games were all she thought about day or night, be it playing th... more

Latest: DestrUKtoid Episode 6 - Hot Orc Twins

Mike Cosimano

Contributor
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Hi, I'm Mike! I live in California but was born in Buffalo! Likes: Transformers, sick (as in good) hamburgers, long walks on a cold beach, surface-to-air missiles. more

Latest: Dimension Drive's trolled Kickstarter is back for more

mrandydixon

Former Community Manager
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Hi! I used to be Dtoid's community manager, but now I'm just like you! more

Latest: Ears bored? Check out these awesome Dtoid community podcasts!

Nic Rowen

Contributor
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Nic (formerly known as Wrenchfarm) has been an active member of the Dtoid community since 2010. After toiling away in the Cblog mines and Recap Team workhouse for years, he made the jump and bec... more

Latest: Bears Vs Cyclopes in the Witcher 3

Obscure Video Games

Guest Contributor
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weird old games that most people have forgotten about.  more

Latest: Obscure Video Games: Panic Restaurant

Patrick Hancock

Contributor
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Watching and playing competitive games like Dota and StarCraft take up most of his time. His three favorite non-video game things in the world are space, dinosaurs, and puppets. So if there we... more

Latest: PC Port Report: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Patrick Lindsey

Guest Contributor
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Patrick Lindsey is a Boston-based game writer and critic. He enjoys talking about narrative constructions in game design in general and first-person shooters in particular. You can find informati... more

Latest: Depression Quest co-creator looks for what's hidden in Disorder

Rob Morrow

Contributor
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Street Samurai. Incurable Nerd. PC Hardware Enthusiast. Cat Collector. Southern Gentleman. Not necessarily in this order.  more

Latest: Space Beast Terror Fright is still my favorite Aliens game

Robert Summa

Contributor
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I used to be World Famous ...  more

Latest: Twitch VODs now available on your mobile device

Stephen Turner

Contributor
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Podcast crasher. Bad impersonator. Non-Twitter User. I'm a triple threat! *jazz hands* Thanks for reading! more

Latest: The Witcher collection, Sword of Destiny, sees UK release May 21 (win a copy here)

StriderHoang

Cblog Co-Manager / Ism
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Cblog Co-manager responsible for duties such as inspiration and sarcastic tough love, Wednesday cblog recapper, host of the Cblog Fapcast, Nintendo FNF host, and amateur fighting game sommelier.... more

Latest: Salutations! This is Strider, AMA

The Badger

Guest Op Ed
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I could be anybody.  more

Latest: Guest Op/Ed: The real sources of unethical videogame journalism

Tony Ponce

Contributor
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(Decommissioned) Super Fighting Robot more

Latest: If I had a million dollars, I'd do Mega Man X and X2 at the same time

Vikki Blake

Contributor
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Vikki hails from the UK and overindulges on Yorkshire Tea, CAPLOCKS, raspberry cider and outrageously unfashionable music. She swears too much but likes to think that this is balanced by the fact... more

Latest: Ashley Johnson joins Tales from the Borderlands cast

Zack Furniss

Contributor
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Zack is still pretty new at this. He's written at Rely on Horror for almost two years where he brags about how hard it is to scare him. Seriously guys, it's like, super hard. He's also a musician... more

Latest: Review: Knights of Pen & Paper 2

Papa Niero

Founder
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Hi, I started Destructoid. Ever heard of it? Destructoid used to be my tiny personal blog on the web, and now it's grown into this crazy monstrosity of a gaming community. Needless to say, I... more

Latest: Mad Max: Mario Kart Fury gets murderously Miyamoto

Tom

Chief Technology Officer
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Destructoid co-founder. Miami more

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Occams

Cblog Manager / Specimen
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I am a Community Blog Manager for Destructoid. I am also the resident Resplendent Black Grandmother. My mind is broken glass and my heart is swollen and corpulent, like a cheeto left in a puddl... more

Latest: Hello, I'm Occams. Ask me a Question

Kuroir

Senior Developer
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The pimpest Destructoid Engineer. Pimpest!  more

Latest: Awesome Updates for CBlogs & Design Update!

James Sanders

Senior Developer
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