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PCinvasion.com is hiring part-time news editors, paid gig

Destructoid's sister site, PCInvasion.com, is looking for new writers. You should apply! This is the sign you've been waiting for all these years to free yourself from the shackles of your stupid soul-sucking day job and transition to ...


The dark/night theme on Destructoid should become the default meme this year. Change my mind


Did you guys catch that swing at Destructoid at the end of Zero Punctuation? ITS ON YAHTZ


We're seeing an increased number of spam actions recently, so I made our firewall rules more severe. This may accidentally send you captcha notices. If that's happening to you please email me your username and public IP address for whitelisting. Thx!


We just witnessed a boss-level mom perform this at karaoke


What's your all-time favorite Destructoid headline?


Anime is saved: A new series featuring yakuza thugs getting gender reassignment surgeries to become j-pop idols begins in July


I couldn't put Cobra Kai down! That's what I call retro reboots done right


DailyEsports is hiring, get paid to write about your passion

Destructoid's future sister esports site is called DailyEsports.tv, a project our parent company recently acquired. It's day zero and we're staffing with a brand new editorial team.  Come help us turn this husk of a Wordpress blog into...


Top 10 games that Bill Cosby will be playing in jail? Go:


Destructoid fan design project update

[Update: We couldn't really come to an agreement on what to do in the Campfire chat, or even choose a top design, so we've decided to close this contest and will not be redesigning the site any time soon.  Thanks to everyone who partic...


About Niero Gonzalezone of us since 9:58 PM on 03.16.2006

I keep Destructoid weird. Also I'm a playable character in Retro City Rampage, look:

(along with the whole 2009 Dtoid Editorial team)

Sometimes I have a villainous mustache

My dog CoCo checks all my work for bugs:

I live in Japan sometimes.

Sometimes I do volunteer stuff between gigs:

My advice to people who want to work in videogames is to just start doing the work, even if you do it incredibly poorly at first, until it just happens.

You want to be a writer?

Write daily. Eventually, you become a writer. Don't overthink it, that's all there is to it.

Live your dream! You only have one ticket, you may as well go for it. When I founded this site in 2006 everybody told me there were already too many gaming websites and it would never happen for me. I ended up selling the site to Enthusiast Gaming and now I help run the biggest gaming convention in Toronto, and continue to work on this site, which reaches millions a month. Basically fuck whatever people think - work hard everyday and don't take no for an answer.

Email me at [email protected]

The most important lesson I learned as an adult is that everybody's faking it at their job - and faking it better than everyone else is who gets the job. Also, be nice.
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