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Nobody really knows what Spencer does. Technically some sort of Community Manager Spencer has also been known to stand in front of cameras and talk to people. Additionally, he's a hot hunk o' man.

Aside from these studly endeavors, Spencer loves indie games in a way that would make most people blush and has played more hours of Pokemon than any one person should.

Apparently ethics statements are a thing we're doing now so I guess I have to put that here:

I'm friends with several indie developers and I worked at Gamestop at one point in my life. I really love hotdogs.

I'm pretty sure those are the only biases I could think to air.
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3:30 PM on 03.25.2014

Live show: Let's get anime with Witch and the Hundred Knight

You ever have those games that just sneak up on you? When Witch and the Hundred Knight was announced I was all about that nonsense. Fast forward several months to now and the game is out. Boy does it look silly. If you aren't...

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3:30 PM on 03.24.2014

Live Show: Watch us completely explore Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

It feels really good to be back in the saddle. We missed pretty much an entire week of shows due to GDC, but we're coming back with a vengeance. If you've heard Phil or I talk about our favorite games you've undoubtedly heard...

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3:30 PM on 03.14.2014

Live Show: Win some Titanfall goodies!

If you're anything like Phil or I you haven't put down Titanfall since it came out on Tuesday. It's really refreshing to jump back into a competitive multiplayer game. Now that I'm thinking about it, the last time I got into ...

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3:30 PM on 03.13.2014

Live Show: Sony's here with Hohokum and Helldivers

Have you guys seen Hohokum? Of course you have, it's the charming and beautiful game about everything and nothing. I realize that's not a very apt description, but there isn't really a better way to describe it. All we know i...

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3:45 PM on 03.12.2014

Live Show: We're playing Dark Souls II

I don't often recommend that you take Phil and my crazy antics and base drinking games off of them, but if you have to do it sometime: today is the day. Now, we aren't exactly bad at games -- between the two of us we can mudd...

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1:45 PM on 03.11.2014

Live Show: Win an Xbox One bundle, games, and more on our Titanfall stream!

Here at Destructoid we're either super excited for Titanfall or we're skipping it entirely. Naturally, I'm one of the people ready to sacrifice their firstborn to get their hands on the game. So, when Twitch came to us about ...

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7:45 PM on 03.10.2014

Watch us play inFamous: Second Son with Sucker Punch co-founder Chris Zimmerman

I've got to say, I'm looking forward to Infamous: Second Son. Now, this might surprise you if you follow my infuriatingly titled posts. Up until last week I didn't have any interest in Second Son. Sure, it looked neat, but w...

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3:30 PM on 03.07.2014

Live Show: Did Matt and Trey sell out to Ubisoft?

I've never been a huge fan of South Park. I mean, I appreciate its biting satire but there's just something about the show that convinced every suburban teenager to try a Cartman impression that just doesn't sit right with me...

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3:55 PM on 03.06.2014

Live show: We're playing Infamous: Second Son today!

If you own a PlayStation 4, chances are you're pretty stoked about Infamous: Second Son. Now, if there's one thing we do here at Destructoid it's give our loyal fans what they need. So if you're preparing to cram Second ...

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3:45 PM on 03.05.2014

Live Show: Is Lego Movie one of the few good licensed games?

Hey all, consider this a PSA: Lego Movie is good- like really really good. So, when a lovely fan gifted Phil a copy of the game on Steam (Thanks Shadowclone1000!) we were cautiously optimistic. Sure Lego games are typically c...

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3:30 PM on 03.04.2014

Live Show: Breaking into Earth Defense Force 2025's co-op mode

It's the end of one era and the beginning of another. This week is the first in which Phil and I have taken over Dtoid.tv as full-time heads of the channel. Naturally, we're sad to see King Foom go but we're both ready to tak...

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3:45 PM on 02.27.2014

Live Show: We're playing the last good skating game

In case you didn't catch last night's Gentlemen's Club I'll bring you up to speed: Phil and I are taking over Dtoid.tv once our beloved King Foom moves on. This means that we're going to have to restructure the entire live ch...

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9:30 PM on 02.26.2014

Come join us for the last Gentlemen's Club

Yep guys. It's time to pack in the Gentlemen's Club. It's been a hell of a ride. We started the show up almost a year and a half ago and it's easily become the highlight of my week. When Phil and I first came up with the idea...

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3:45 PM on 02.25.2014

Videogames Clubhouse: Garden Warfare puns!

When Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare was first announced I was seemingly the only person on the planet not won over by it's charms. Something about EA making a third person shooter out of an already delightful IP didn't si...

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3:40 PM on 02.20.2014

Videogames Clubhouse: Neon-Ninja-Strider time!

I had no idea that Strider was going to be as rad as it is. Leading up to release I expected a kind of meh platformer that was all style with no substance. Well I feel foolish. The neon-soaked ninja nonsense (alliteration) is...

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9:30 PM on 02.19.2014

Gentlemen's Club: We're giving away tons of Payday 2!

If you've been following my Twitter you know I'm absolutely head over heels for Payday 2. I came in expecting a crime themed Left 4 Dead-lite but what I got was one of my favorite co-op games. There' s something about plannin...

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3:45 PM on 02.18.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: We're giving away Hotline Miami

Goddamn do I love Hotline Miami. It's certainly the little game that could. It's bloodsoaked neon aesthetics and thumpin' soundtrack has made it one of few games I've beaten multiple times. Now, you can imagine my excitement ...

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3:45 PM on 02.13.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: The Valentine's Day special

It's time for that annual occurrence of public shame and humiliation: Valentine's Day. If that sentence wasn't enough to tip you off then know that I'm not a big fan of the holiday. So what is a guy to do to prepare himself f...

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10:00 PM on 02.12.2014

Gentlemen's Club: The Lego Movie is incredible

Remember back when we all used to watch kids movies? You know, when we were kids? Well, it looks like they've been taken care of while we were away. Last week Phil and I saw the Lego Movie and oh my god it was pretty commonpl...

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3:45 PM on 02.06.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: Delve into the EXTREME with Amped 3!

Since indie month ended, Phil has kind of been going nuts. If you didn't check out our last show you missed a hot beach adventure with Dead or Alive Xtreme 2. So, how has Phil decided to top that nonsense? Apparently the answ...

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9:30 PM on 02.05.2014

The return of the Gentlemen's Club: Akiba's Trip edition

Have you guys heard of Akiba's Trip 2? If you're not up on your crazy Japanese games I'll break it down for you: It's Yakuza but to defeat your vampire enemies you have to RIP OFF THEIR CLOTHES. That's right, it's like crazy ...

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3:45 PM on 02.04.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: Cheap titilation in DoA X2

Here on the Videogame Clubhouse we try to be topical. We bring you the newest and hottest games around. As you saw last month we brought you all kinds of new indie games with cool developer interaction. So, how are we going t...

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3:45 PM on 01.30.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: We're giving away Octodad!

I'm not going to get fancy with this post: Octodad is better than pretty much every game launched in the past year. In the hour I spent with the game last night I had more fun than I had in recent memory. Naturally, we're end...

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3:45 PM on 01.28.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: Mercenary Kings is fun and good

You like guns? Cool, that's very American of you. Now, if you're like me you love to customize things. Well, Mercenary Kings is here to deliver. We're going through this Contra themed murder-fest live and in person today on t...

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3:15 PM on 01.21.2014

Live show: Talking La-Mulana 2 with Playism!

Just for you guys we somehow roped some of the wonderful people from Playism to come by and talk about La-Mulana 2 and their Kickstarter they announced just last night! We will be playing the original while taking questions f...

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3:15 PM on 01.16.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: Let's get murdered in La-Mulana!

If you haven't checked into the Videogame Clubhouse recently you've probably not heard that we're having guests in from La-Mulana 2 and we're demoing world premiere gameplay. In order to prepare for this nonsense we're playin...

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3:45 PM on 01.14.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: OH MY GOD NIDHOGG IS SO GOOD

I'm going to cut to the chase with this one: Nidhogg is really great. I've been waiting for this game since it first started winning awards back in 2010. In the interim I sort of forgot that Nidhogg existed. Oops. Did you for...

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3:15 PM on 01.09.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: Climbing atop the Nuclear Throne!

Forget that year of Luigi nonsense, the real thing you should be celebrating is Indie Month on the Videogame Clubhouse. We're keeping the hype train a-rollin' with the fantastic Nuclear Throne. If you're not all up in this bu...

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3:45 PM on 01.07.2014

Videogame Clubhouse: We're back and playing Valdis Story

Ooo wee baby! I'm back and feelin' soooo good. I've been out for a few weeks so I'm well-rested and a rarin' to go. Part of my resurrection in 2014 is the beginning of INDIE MONTH 2014!  To kick off our month we're playi...

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3:15 PM on 12.19.2013

Videogames Clubhouse: RIP MVC and other acronyms

If you've ever seen the Gentlemen's Club you're already well aware that I'm hot garbage when it comes to fighting games. Apparently I've become notorious due to this fact. So earlier this week when Phil and Manny asked me to ...

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3:15 PM on 12.17.2013

Videogames Clubhouse: We're hanging out with Neverwinter

Remember back to all those weeks ago when we promised the Videogames Clubhouse would be a place for the community to talk to developers. We haven't really made good on that promise, but baby we're tryin' to do right by you. T...

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3:45 PM on 12.12.2013

Videogames Clubhouse: Bitin' on some dicks.

Remember when we played Call of Duty Ghosts and there were those awful dog sections? Well, as it turns out they were ripped off pretty wholesale from a game called Dead to Rights: Retribution. Sadly, Infinity Ward decided not...

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8:30 PM on 12.11.2013

Gentlemen's Club: Get hype on Samurai Gunn!

If you asked me earlier this week I would have told you that Samurai Gunn was going to be awesome whenever it managed to come out. Well, looks like Beau Blythe tricked us all and stealth launched the game yesterday and oh my ...

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3:45 PM on 12.10.2013

Videogames Clubhouse: What's going on with Knack!

Knack and I have had a complicated relationship. When it was announced I was excited even thought we didn't know much about it. I thought it would be a decent game for kids until I played it at PAX. Hot damn what I played was...

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3:45 PM on 12.05.2013

Videogames Clubhouse: Is CoD Ghosts really that bad?

Let's get this out of the way first: I don't like Call of Duty much. That said: I'm a video games Journalist. That means I'm a paragon of fair and unbiased video game review. Everything I say is a fact. That means you can loo...

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2:00 PM on 11.19.2013

The Core! The beginning of the end, part 1

Yeehaw. If you remember back to last week you know that there's a new sheriff in town. And by new I mean old. Now it's time for our plucky band of losers to get promoted up into deputy status. That metaphor was fairly inaccur...

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6:00 AM on 11.19.2013

Video guide: The new PlayStation 4 user interface

I was sold on the PlayStation 4 long ago. Sony's promise of indie games for the console got me all hot and bothered, but there was always something lurking at the back of my mind: The UI. I hated the UI on the PS3. The XMB w...

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2:00 PM on 11.14.2013

The Core! Whoa, next gen starts tomorrow!

I honestly thought that we had a few more weeks until the new consoles came out. Like, I knew they were coming out in November but that always seemed like it would be "a few weeks out." I guess that means that we're going to ...

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7:45 PM on 11.13.2013

Gentlemen's Club: Cait Cooke is here!

Is it still Gentlemen's Club if a woman is on it? I'd like to think so, because on the Gentlemen's Club everyone is a gentleman. The men are gents, the ladies are gents, the kids, the dogs, the games. Gents all around. We're ...

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2:00 PM on 11.12.2013

The Core! PS4 Countdown Day 1!

Wow guys! New consoles are coming out, and they're really expensive. I mean, I know the technology is really expensive but hot damn: those are some expensive-ass Blu-ray players. What? They're more than just Blu-ray players? ...

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