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A Vita for all seasons - Office Chat

In this latest Office Chat, I hang out with Jordan and Jim, discussing the recent expansion of the PlayStation Vita platform into some interesting (and questionable) directions. Plus, Steam's family share plan stinks of Obama's socialist r...

 
 
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Everybody's happy about gamescom (well, almost)

Time for another delightful conversation from our virtual office. This time, Jim Sterling joins Jordan and myself to celebrate the positive news from both Microsoft and Sony at this year's gamescom event. Why, it's only a little bit tinged...

 
 
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Carmack's Oculus rift and Half-Life left for Left 4 Dead

In this latest installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore to commiserate over Valve's seeming decision to prioritize Left 4 Dead 3 ahead of Half-Life 3. Plus, John Carmack has joined the team develop...

 
 
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Grand theft activism and regional shakedowns

In this installment of Office Chat, Jim Sterling, Jordan Devore, and I discuss our impressions of where Grand Theft Auto is headed, based upon the latest gameplay trailer. Digital pricing discrepancies discovered during a beta involving Mi...

 
 
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Our predictions for the future of E3 - Office Chat

In this very special, extra-long installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Dale North, Jim Sterling, and Jordan Devore to discuss what the Electronic Entertainment Expo is expected to bring (and how much longer E3 might be expected to brin...

 
 
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One Xbox to rule them all - Office Chat

In this special, singularly-focused edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore as we discuss our reactions to the Xbox One reveal. From the frustrations of having to figure out what to now call the original Xbox c...

 
 
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There is Durango grease in the rumor mill

In this discussion from the Dtoid news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Brett Zeidler to bandy about some of the latest rumors surrounding the next Xbox console. Plus talk on alternative post-launch content in the form of games such a...

 
 
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Maybe we only need PCs and handhelds

In this latest edition of Office Chat, Dale North, Jordan Devore, and I discuss a waning interest in console gaming, but still want Nintendo to try. Plus, brief thoughts on newly announced Batman titles and Electronic Arts is the worst com...

 
 
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April Fools (and Assassin's Creed) only comes once a year

In the latest recorded conversation from Destructoid's virtual news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Allistair Pinsof to discuss the annual ritual of April Fool's jokes, and the latest affirmation of Assassin's Creed's similar frequen...

 
 
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Exclusivity, female exclusion, and a farewell to John

This week on Office Chat, I was joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore and we explain why we don't participate in exclusive review shenanigans. Plus, we are stymied by the vicious cycle of business that keeps female characters from the f...

 
 
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Bros of War, BioShock movie raptured and CoD dominance

In another casual discussion from Dtoid's news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Alasdair Duncan to discuss the controversy surrounding God of War's "Bros before Hos" trophy. We also kibitz around the canning of the BioShock film and r...

 
 
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Dead Space needs a break, SimCity launch woes and Thief!

In another casual discussion from Dtoid's virtual news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Spencer Hayes to discuss the deflated rumor of a Dead Space development hiatus (one we kind of wish were true). Plus, SimCity's rocky launch demon...

 
 
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Assassin's Creed pirates and the safety of used games

In this latest installment of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jim Sterling and Jordan Devore to discuss rumors that Assassin's Creed IV will center around piracy on the high seas and express hope for the continued existence of a used games mark...

 
 
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Previewing a Crysis on Infinite Universes

Had your fill of all the Sony news? If so, awesome, because we recorded this episode of Office Chat before any of that could happen! In this conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jim Sterling, Jordan Devore and I somehow manage to win...

 
 
 
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Reconsidered Evil, from OUYA to open box & new Witchery!

In this casual discussion from Dtoid's news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Allistair Pinsof and we respond to big announcements for The Witcher 3 and OUYA's retail availability. Plus, we share some views on Capcom's recent change-of...

 
 
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Doorbusting the Dead Island tourism board on PC standards

In this latest installment of Office Chat, Jordan Devore, Brett Zeidler, and I consider whether Dead Island's cinematic trailers are misleading and if PC gamers should expect ports of games that utilize the superior power of their hardware...

 
 
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Office Chat: Atari Force X Electronic Child Molestor Zone

In this edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Kyle MacGregor, as we express our enthusiasm for Namco's announcement that Project X Zone will see western release, our hope that Atari may actually rise from the ashes and ou...

 
 
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Office Chat: Infinite horizons and limited vision

Now arriving with an alarming consistency, I bring you the latest installment of Office Chat. In this episode, I'm joined again by Jordan Devore and Brett Zeidler as we address the controversy surrounding Star Wars: The Old Republic's...

 
 
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Office Chat: Paupers, Pistons and Pokemanz

We have a new Office Chat for your visual amusement. This time, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Jim Sterling to converse a bit about the possibility of THQ's assets being broken apart to resolve their bankruptcy situation. We also give som...

 
 
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Office Chat: Dark Souls II dreams and award nightmares

Even though 2012 is careening toward its conclusion and we should be starting to wind down, it seems like we're busier than ever with our awards and year-end activities. But then we noticed a sudden spike in folk asking, "whatever happened...

 
 
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Office Chat: Twin surprises in Black Ops and Guild Wars

We're all pretty floored about the new direction Treyarch is taking the Call of Duty series for Black Ops 2, as it sounds like they're making the biggest effort to evolve the franchise since Modern Warfare. I talked a bit with Jordan ...

 
 
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Office Chat: Turning the Apple Valve and finding sleep

Time once again for another conversation from within Destructoid's virtual office. In this edition of Office Chat, I'm joined by Dale North and Daniel Starkey for a lovely discussion of the rumors swirling about a clandestine meeting betwe...

 
 
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Office Chat: Reavers of Dark Souls and social games

Office Chat is back! Seemingly, Soul Reaver is coming back as well and the gang talks a little bit about their memories of the Legacy of Kain series. Zynga's acquisition of Draw Something developer OMGPop leads Conrad to beg for more board...

 
 
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Office Chat: Matters of Vita or death

With the Vita looming on the horizon, it seems like it's all anybody is talking about right now. That includes the intrepid writing staff at Destructoid, as conversation about the handheld was so dominant in our virtual office that we just...

 
 




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Jetter Mars

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