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Demoman Plush Toy

Yesterday was my first month anniversary of my wedding. And for that my wife (D3s1r3) had been working a special project: TF2's Demoman plush toy yeah i had been helping a little with grenades, trade mark smiley face under the jacket, jack...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Are gamers the new hippie generation? Maybe.....

I was watching a show earlier about the counter-culture phenomenom and saw many similarities between gamers and hippies and some that are pretty far apart as well. Lets dissect! Reasons why: #1: Age. Hippies were mainly younger but also...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Does the Wii have RROD-type issues of its own?

Roughly a month ago, my Wii started acting very odd. While popping in Resident Evil 4 for the first time in ages I was greeted with flickering green pixels bouning across my screen. It wasn't too widespread, just isolated to a single ares...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Godzilla vs Day of the Tentacle

So....i used to go to Otakon every year. Used to spend a lot of time watching all kinds of animes....until I learned that every anime is exactly the same as every other anime. Now i just do hard drugs! Anyway, back in '04 I went to o...

 
 
 
 

Dtoid comment of the week! 3/23-3/27

An underrated part of the Dtoid community is the wealth of hilarious comments users post. This is my way of highlighting those and giving back to the community. These are comments I find clever, witty, funny, pithy and various other synonym...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Power Trip #3: Guitar Hero

For this week’s Power Trip, I explore Guitar Hero in spirit of Guitar Hero: Metallica’s release this week. The first installment in the Guitar Hero series introduced the most powerful mind controlling technique in gaming since Psycho Man...

 
 
 
 

Indie Selections: Platformer Edition

Back again with a heaping helping of indie gaming goodness! This time the indie selections will be narrowed down to the platformer genre. Enjoy! 1. King King is a retro-stylized platformer with the cutest damn graphics you've ever seen....

 
 
 
 

Next next next next gen consoles

I've been thinking allot about the upcoming consoles. Not the ones right after these current ones, but the ones after that, and the ones after that. Graphics can get better, that's a given. But what happens when shit's exactly like real l...

 
 
 
 

A Portal into a New Point of View

Portal may have changed the gaming world for several obvious reasons, but there’s a little one that is seldom talked about. Portal may be the Christopher Columbus of the Second Person shooter. While this is a little stretch lets think abo...

 
 
 
 

Previously, on...

If you’re anything like me you not only love playing games, but you also like completing them. After plugging hours of sleepless nights into an RPG or action game, it’s incredibly satisfying to bask in the soft glow of your television as ...

 
 
 
 

My week in gaming 03/15/09 - 03/21/09

Welcome back to My week in gaming. It's been a fairly uneventful week that's found me going back games I hadn't played in sometime so let's get to it. This week has found me playing quite a bit of Retro Game Challenge. I have come to t...

 
 
 
 

Fanboy Weekly

A while back I made mention had some stuff in the works with Game Observer and today sees the launch of the fruits of my labor so here is a celebratory post and shameless plug for my new weekly feature: Fanboy Weekly. It can be found he...

 
 
 
 

Skin Deep: Serious Sam 2

Skin Deep is a description of a game based entirely on its cover art. No actual information about the game is used to create it, just going by the cover and coming up with an idea of what the game might be about. Serious Sam 2 Some ga...

 
 
 
 

the low-down on me...

long time reader, first time poster. been playing RPGs since back in the day. my fav game is xenogears. or castlevania: sotn. currently playing little big planet and killzone 2. looking forward to final fantasy xiii when it finally does com...

 
 
 
 

I love it when a plan comes together

Its early evening around my house and the sounds of Battle Rifles and Final Fantasy fight music fill the air. We are a gamer family, I grew up a child of games, in the early 80s. During my 4th or 5th grade sing, we each had to pick somet...

 
 
 
 

3 Best Missing Street Fighter 4 Characters

Just like many others in the world, my current addiction resides with Street Fighter 4 (and Rock Band, but that thing is like crack cocaine). Despite the fact I get my ass handed to me online at times, I have a terrific times doing the loca...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The good story about death thats video-game related.

With so much negative press on both sides of gaming and things related i was personaly moved almost in this story by the way it stays positve and talks about that touchy subject of death and games. this a copy pasta of it. """"Deaths of ...

 
 
 
 

5 Great Game Soundtracks to Fuel your Workout

I have absolutely no misgivings about my status as a total tubby-boy. A “generous build” runs in my family, and it is something that I will never be able to totally escape. Curse you genetics! That being said, I try to do something for myse...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

indigit4l

I gotta get my sleep schedule back on Made a good attempt to sleep by 1am last night but just lied there for an hour w/ pup and Got up and slammed some beers to try and help but So I played CS Source which was not a good

 
 
kevlarmonkey

They Might Be Giants have a song that describes every feeling Ive ever had # theymightbemonday

 
 
Electric Reaper

This looks like a lot of fun, even at such an early

 
 
Chris Moyse

Played Siege on PC with controller, literally took a ton of shit in chat from everyone for using a Stayed Went on to win, get MVP, and most kills of everyone on both Told em: Keep yer mouse SHES A TOXIC PHANTOM!

 
 
sp testure

Well all my characters on normal mode in Diablo 3 are up to level 70 Only a couple more trophies to go for Also anyone who is interested in a Gem of Ease rank 25 Ill be more than happy to donate your PSN name in the comments!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Will instant Ramen ever get a more nutritional successor?

 
 
triggerpigking

Who here watches Steven Universe?, Lapis and Peridot were always my fav characters but they were always stuck in that dang barn without doing much in the plot, at-least put them in the

 
 
mullon

I wonder how the books based on Diablo

 
 
homeoftheblues

Poor baby has 4 bad teeth that needs pulled but they have to wait until both abscesses clear Vet said he was in extreme pain and severly dehydrated, but he got fluids, antibiotics, and pain He is now down to 5 pounds, he was 7 in Poor thing

 
 
Torguebow

This might be the most white boi rap ever but god damn does it get me

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

I think death stranding looks fucking

 
 
Electric Reaper

This looks even more like Call of Doom than what the scrapped version of Doom 4 looked At least theyre arent playing Fortunate

 
 
Gajknight

Sony buying Insomniac was not too Should have happened a long time ago But Spiderman shifting over 13mil copies is pretty Fully deserves the success, such a fun Now make more Ratchet and Clank!

 
 
Vincentdante

I took a stroll back to one of the secrets from one of the Beta areas and there was a sweet new dev message :)

 
 
Riley1sCool
 
 
Raikus Magical Holidays

Proud I got a 95/100 on this

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Who would win in a fist-fight? An anthropomorphic personification of Ludonarrative Dissonance or an anthropomorphic personification of Reader-Response Theory? Lets assume theyre in a 711 parking lot at 2am, fighting over a

 
 
Boxman214

Geoff Keighley is such a freakin goober

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Boy was DMC V good

 
 
Gajknight

#MikeMondays

 
 
Boxman214

Cup Noodles has a new line of Stir Fry Just tried Its very Genuine innovation in the cupped instant noodle

 
 
Dere

#mikemondays

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Been a couple weeks since I posted, still playing a bunch of splatoon, got back into hollow knight for the bus ride and played a little botw after watching that polygon cooking video (A+ Just got muddledash as a new party game, hilarious good time

 
 
Tohsaka

Eastward gets a release on Switch now on top of Steam and now has a release window of

 
 
taterchimp

#MikeMondays

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Heres a quick sketch of Momo Yaoyorozu from My Hero Shes reading a heartfelt letter of thanks from a fan Hands are hard, but I tried! Final BUMP!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Meet Lethal League Blazes new character, Dust&Ashes (or as I call them, The Bombtastic Bag Man)! Theyll be part of an update coming out soon alongside the fixes for the console Interesting!

 
 
Lawman
 
 
Osc

So Minecraft has

 
 
LaTerry

So I bought DOOM for the Switch, begrudgingly made a Bethesda account and beat After the patch that fixed the mandatory log in, I picked up DOOM 2, but somehow the game already knew my Bethesda account and logged me in

 
 
lokhe

Oh, its Gamescom?

 
 
RenaudB90

I kinda have to agree with Jim on all points on this

 
 
hlarge4

Its been really fun seeing these smaller Microsoft titles on But what I really want to know is, what will be the first Nintendo owned IP on an Xbox? Any guesses?

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

FREE GAMES ALERT! So now that I can run things I went through one of my Humble Bundle accounts to activate In 3 cases, it turns out I already owned those Im putting the Steam codes for them down below! Please comment if you redeem one

 
 
Sam van der Meer

Would you let this man sell you a book?

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Soulbow the Mothership she calls for

 
 
absolutfreak

After all this crap going on with Respawn right now, I would hope that in the future developers go about using dedicated PR people to do the talking with the general

 
 
Adzuken

Hoi, In the world of Shadowrun, revenge is a dish best Today, Im taking a look at the kind of revenge you can find in Shadowrun: Hong

 
 
Dr Mel

Started Mutant Year Zero thanks to Tim Sweeneys Humanitarian Game Fund, and I gotta say this game hates to be I feel personally targeted by this games non-existant margin for *keeps playing*

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Heat index values are going to be in the triple digits today and I made plans to go out for delicious spicy Dan Dan noodles for Video

 
 
Kerrik52

Im still amazed this game exists at all, but Im sad to see it looking I would much rather see something building on what was done with

 
 
JcDent

One of my favorite authors working right now

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Whats your favourite scripted/unscripted co-op moment in a game? If its a big spoiler for a game please just use a spoiler tag for everybody elses sake thank

 
 
Plissken

Podtoid time!

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

#MikeMondays

 
 
Riff Raff

#MikeMondays

 
 
SirNinjaFace

#Mikemondays

 
 
NeoTurbo

Dont let your dreams be dreams!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid