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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: Owlboy lead almost made Ducktales Remastered, wants to make Breath of Fire

Jordan Devore

Managing Editor
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Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid, poster of seemingly random cute animal pictures, and tends to be shockingly inoffensive. Drop him a line if you have a pitch, questions related to any... more

Latest: This trainer is why Grand Theft Auto V is better on PC

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: Nintendo, your work isn't done on Mario Kart 8

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: Telltale partnering with Marvel for new game series

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 is ridiculous and over the top in all the right ways

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. more

Latest: Gabe Newell defends paid mods against the fury of an angry Internet

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: Gengar licks the competition in Pokken Tournament

Brett Makedonski

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

Latest: Resident Evil HD Remaster has a million sales under its umbrella

Brett Zeidler

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

Latest: The Halo 5 early access beta left me pleasantly surprised

Brittany Vincent

Associate Editor
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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 o... more

Latest: Review: Story of Seasons

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: Devolver Digital Dtoid Live Stream: VOTE for your favorite!

Claire Sharkey

Contributor
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I'm just a radioactive ghetto bear who would steal your grandmothers teeth to have a Knights of the Old Republic 3 game made. If you want to get in touch via email hit me up at  more

Latest: Bloodborne completed with Rock Band controller

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: Jamestown+ on PS4 is the best colonial era shooter yet

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: Flash game portal Newgrounds turns 20 years old today

Dealzon

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

Latest: Final Fantasy IV & WWE 2K15: 31% off for this weekend

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 Can't Sue)

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

Latest: Nation’s Goodwill Stores Prepare For Massive Influx of Plastic Instruments

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

Jason Faulkner

Former Contributor
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I try to live my life like Big Boss, one cigar at a time. Kept you waiting, huh? more

Latest: La-Mulana EX is nirvana for punishing game enthusiasts

Jed Whitaker

Beard buddy
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Hello there! I'm Jed. I've been "in the gaming journalism industry" sort of, kind of, for some time. Be it here in the cblogs, Tomodom (a site I made for underrepresented voices in games journa... more

Latest: The future is here: ESPN2 to air eSports live for the first time

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: Dirty Bomb's grenade launching class is ingeniously called Nader

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: Power Ranger sim Chroma Squad gets dated, trailered

Kyle MacGregor

Associate Editor
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A boy on the Internet. cadtalfryn more

Latest: Atlus censoring upcoming RPG for western audiences

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 3 - I'm trying to do art, now there's meat in my cake

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: We got a first look at gameplay from the new Star Wars Battlefront

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 - A Case of the Blehs

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: 10 NEW things about mrandydixon (also, ask me anything!)

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: You only have a few days left to be spooked by P.T.

Obscure Video Games

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

Latest: Obscure Video Games: Hachiemon

Occams

Cblog Manager / Specimen
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I am the 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 pud... more

Latest: Occams Thoughts: Mortal Kombat DLC Characters

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: Grand Theft Auto V

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: Indulge your murder boner with these latest Devolver demos

Robert Summa

Contributor
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I used to be World Famous ...  more

Latest: Hands on with Call of Duty: Black Ops III multiplayer

Stephen Turner

Contributor
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Steve, Stevil, Asshat. It's all good. Master of the Werner Herzog impression. What's a Twitter? Thanks for reading! more

Latest: Uncanny Valley '101 Trailer' shows us the gory joys of working the night shift

Steven Spohn

Contributor
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Featured on CNN, NBC, and others as a technology expert, award-winning author Steven Spohn serves as AbleGamers Chief Operations Officer. In his day job, Steven manages the world's largest chari... more

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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: Bloggers Wanted: April Fools

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: Review: Jump'N'Shoot Attack

Vikki Blake

Contributor
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Vikki is a freelance games writer with a penchant for Yorkshire Tea, CAPLOCKS and outrageously unfashionable music. She probably knows more about Silent Hill than you do. No, really. Favourit... more

Latest: It's official: Daniel Radcliffe really will star in GTA movie

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: Possible Gears of War remaster coming to Xbox One

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: Community Blogs Update: Redesign in progress

Tom

Chief Technology Officer
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Destructoid co-founder. Miami more

Latest: Test blog

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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