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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

Cloudman Sam

So is anyone doing the Steam Grand Prix event confused as hell at how it

 
 
Sailor Zebes

I beat Dragon Quest 2! Finale was a little Malroth liked to spam blistering Overall I liked it Cant wait to start 3!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, decided to give in and start Bloodstained on Very rough like it so far and its scratching that itch so Think Imma like this game a Also, found rex in He seems like hes going to be an interesting

 
 
Tricerapops

Gonna have to flip a coin on There are too many badass Its a good problem to No way I can miss out on Sam man, Sekiro and

 
 
Perro

Looks like I still got the CTR skills I had when I was a kid

 
 
ChandlerS04

Ive got Record of Lodoss War, Ninja Scroll, Gundam Wing Zero and Endless Waltz, Samurai Troopers, Gun Grave, Vampire Hunter D, Robot Carnival, Judge, 8 Man, the SF animes, and Tank Whatelse should I be watching to expand my anime library?

 
 
Lex

Somehow there wasnt an image in my last Guess it was just too

 
 
Dangus Taargus

I realized the other day I never played The Evil Within so I got it during the Steam sale holy shit its nearly 50gbs what the hell?!?!

 
 
Electric Reaper

Adjustable blood and gore is great! Especially since too much of it can cover the switches and other important parts of the

 
 
Fuzunga

Something new is coming

 
 
Tohsaka

Heading to FL and, by extension, CEO

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Even Toast is bored as fuck with the Democratic

 
 
hlarge4

I miss DanteKinkade and his furry Hope he is

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Just watched episode 1 of Chernobyl and fuck me is that some good Hard to watch but real

 
 
Alphadeus

My 40th album Madness has been 10 Free to Songs are based on the darker thoughts and aspects of my Songs are a bit longer than usual, I hope you Bump

 
 
Hypno

It is

 
 
Tricerapops

My job agreed to certify me as a Red Cross That is

 
 
triggerpigking

Non Non Biyori is a lot of fun, the whole ep with Renge and the candy store chick really got to me, its so Might try and do more traditional daily-drawings again, been missing paper a bit

 
 
ScionVyse

Ayy, my next video is effectively The script ended up being over 3000 words, full thing front to back ended up being just under 19 minutes with a preamble and post video Put a lot of work into this one, will likely upload it

 
 
Michformer

A lonesome chair and flower-adorned memorial abutting the Narrows’ foggy bulwark on a Newfoundland Walking through the misty dome made for one of the most harrowing experiences I’ve had

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Devil May Cry My first exposure to the series Unfortunate humour and unfulfilling characters aside (and really who cares about the latter), it may be one of the best action games Ive ever been blessed to It is a joy to the

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

After periodic doubts about his vocational calling, the young chemistry teacher concluded he was out of his

 
 
Sharukurusu

So Heavenly Sword is pretty

 
 
Riley1sCool

HE IS THE PRINCE OF THE LAND OF FIFE

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Kotaku has an in-depth look at how testers and other contractors are treated at Treyarch, and holy fuck its I mean, the low pay,long hours

 
 
WILFoftheblues

My hats off to those of you who work 6 day weeks Ive been pulling extra hours to get performance bonus and holy crap Im That money will be good when it hits girl has GOALS!!!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So, not only did I have yesterday cut, the Store Manager sent me home a few hours early today, Also my hours for next week arent looking like much, despite losing a More time for commissions, I guess! My next one wil be ready on

 
 
eastyy

When i was working it was weird when i had a couple of days off, would not feel like gaming and then the night before going back to work try and cram as much gaming as possible in just a few hours

 
 
Goemar

Its weird, like This is England 88 was good, but it never got But man, now, now its far too

 
 
indigit4l

I take off my shirt when I #weirdthingIdo

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp looks like GOG beta invites are rolling Hopeful I get one sooner than later, eager to put it through its paces as GOGs my favorite distributor on PC and the changes it has in store seem real

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

We should just set up a Qtoid Community Patreon or something where people can donate $1-3 dollars a month or whatever and each month it gets split equally amongst those that request Obviously it would require a bit of Or am I just naive?

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Any of my fellow US xbros load up on Live before switching to ultimate game pass to get maximum benefit? How did you do it, prepaid card, through Microsoft, How many months did you get for Live prices? Thinking Id be a fool to miss out

 
 
able to think

Yay! My EMS package only spent 3 hours in customs and is now in the Chicago USPS hub ready to be sent Itll probably be delivered

 
 
Silva Blaine

Thank you once again to the staff for the name change to my proper pen name, as much as one can Going to be working on a few article ideas, some Ive mentioned and some I havent, just need to figure out some minor

 
 
hlarge4

Call to action! Master of #comictoid, bane of canines, the most modest of mods, and generally rad human being, Mike Martin AKA PhilKenSebben is in need of some serious community We know him, we love him and we need more of See comments(bump)

 
 
Riff Raff

Shameless I wrote a CBlog and I would be thrilled if you read it Especially if you enjoy Dark Souls and metal ;)

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Sunk my teeth into Days Gone Far better than I was Stellar Workmanlike The moment to moment zombie encounters are difficult and actually tense and Hordes are terrifying to

 
 
Boxman214

I sharted

 
 
eastyy

Got the free update to Project Nimbus game On PC which makes it the complete edition, awesome Mech aerial combat game and now tons of improvements and finally a silky smooth frame rate

 
 
Michformer

The path to Fort Amherst near John’s reminds me a great deal of Silent Hill 2’s forest Fog and hazy sun make for an eerie

 
 
Lex
 
 
Morty

I know there were rumors and a bit of code-diving about a second season of Soul Calibur 6 DLC but did we get any recent and concrete news on that?

 
 
Marcel Hoang

“Wow, that attack in SamSho looked hella unsafe on

 
 
KingofPangea

*Shrieks in Legiana*

 
 
Boxman214

Can you imagine what it must be like to be the guy who hired Koji Kondo (whoever that is)?

 
 
indigit4l

Moving time for Shadow I went the whole 360 gen only jealous about 1 exclusive, and that was I like the style of it, like an old school commando looking NES game, but Plus it only takes like 5-7