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It's been a while/Holiday song

Hey y'all, its been a hot minute.  While I'm still a super Dreamcast stud (confirm this with OBAMA), I also have a pretty good PC right now. Add me on Steam username: bbats.  Orgin (BF4 only): bbats1 I made this song last year for a Holi...

 
 
 

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Yo yo yo, the Alex Barbatsis Vanity Contest is DONEZO!!!! There was only one entry and Mr. Andy Dixon recieved no nude photos, so ninjapresident is the winner!!! He gets all the games!!!! Way to go kiddo! And here is his winning entry title...

 
 
 

Free Games 4 Vanity Art! (Easy Contest)

Reference Photo Sometimes I see some cblogs and I see some sweet sweet pictures in the personal info bar and man I get so so jealous. I seethe sometimes even. Like that Gobun character, he's got some sweet drawing. And M Randy Dixon. Dang...

 
 
 

Dibs on GAIGE!!!! (Borderlands 2 DLC)

So I'm not buying Borderlands 2 today. A little too much money and I'm going on vacation tomorrow. HOWEVER, in the future I do plan on picking it up and in that time I call DIBS on that cutie pie of my eye GAGIE! I love necromancer charact...

 
 
 
 

Toots are about to come out of my boot.

After some helpful insight on my part, a flagrant abuse of power is at hand. Samit Sarkar is gone. He's off hanging out with busty people drinking Mai Thai's (1/2 oz Orgeat, 3/4 oz Orange Curaçao, 1 oz lime juice, 1.5-2 oz Dark Rum depe...

 
 
 

Integration: Who Needs Games?

I don’t understand when people say their Wii just gathers dust in the corner. I use my Wii everyday. I always am fumbling for the Wiimote after setting it down in some foreign corner. “Now why is this in the laundry basket?” After the ...

 
 
 

Trenched Contest RESULTS!!!!

So here are the contest RESLUTS (way better than results) as well as my thought process behind the winners. First, the haiku about a Dtoid editor. Right off the bat, Manasteel88 had this very strong haiku, but tell me if you can see some...

 
 
 

Win Trenched on XBLA (Contest)

Soooo I recently won a couple of codes for Double Fine’s Trenched for Xbox Live Arcade from the Dtoid live show Saturday Morning Hangover on Justin TV. This game looks awesome, with guys standing in tanks blowing stuff up and whatnot. I can...

 
 
 

Video Game Dance Club + Me (Video)

I was in a Funny or Die video that was all about a cool club, except this cool club happened to play video game music. I don't really get why it's funny because it was just thee coolest dance club I've ever been to. (and I live in HOLLYWOOD...

 
 
 

E3: Same Old Song

So I snuck into E3 a day early this year. I work downtown LA right near the convention center. I thought I’d check out E3 for a little bit, so I walked on over. This was on Monday, June 6th. After checking out the lobby and seeing security...

 
 
 
 

PAX Day Zero

Cutting to the chase. After a 7 am beer at LAX, I arrive in Seattle at 11 am. WOOOO first thing, drop off luggage and head to the Sheraton for my press pass. My first one ever! Head to Red Lion for Dtoid meet up before heading to the...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Sorry Scott (my first N64 memory)

The first thing I remember of the Nintendo 64 isn’t a game or even an experience I had. It’s a story I heard, a small bit of talk that was meant to amuse. In ways it does, but it also breaks my heart a little bit. A story about a boy we’...

 
 
 
 

JAWS: 35th Anniversary and Terror on the NES

Jaws, the first film to domestically gross over $100 million dollars and usher in the era of blockbusters that continues today with films such as The Dark Knight and Bangkok Dangerous. This past weekend marked the film’s 35th anniversary. ...

 
 
 

Why Jet Grind Radio is enough for me

Whenever I jump on my bed with fervor (like I do most days), I peak under my TV and smile at my Dreamcast. "Good afternoon Dreamcast. How are you?" "Awesome, but then again you knew that." "Oh Dreamy!" This conversation has never taken...

 
 
 
 

About Alex Barbatsisone of us since 9:16 PM on 11.03.2009

For movies: Youtube
For rambles: Twitter
For hugs: call your mother

My jam: Dreamcast- Jet Grind Radio, Typing of the Dead, Hello Kitty Cake Factory

Also Jammin: Nintendo- Newly acquired Jet Black Wii and tried and true DS lite. Spirit Tracks, Castlevania, Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan aka Japanese Elite Beat Agents (which someone stole from my little brother #bastard)

In LA. If you want to get dominated in Powerstone 2, let me know.

Writing for Sega Addicts. Woot! Tues: Retro Reviews Fri: Freaky Fridays (horror themed games)

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom code: 0689 9168 4694
Steam ID: bbats

Front Paged:
-Ronathon All Star Podcast with Chad Concelmo, Colette Bennett, Stella Wong, Brad Nicholson, and myself
-Ronathon Wrap up

Zuma Blitz Semi-Front Page Action
-Handsome man wins third place, America's heart
-In Zuma Blitz, the first picture is the one that matters
-America's Sweetheart surrounded by Greek, Colette Bennett.

Currently Playing: Dungeon Defenders, Jet Set Radio HD, Super Crate Box (PC), TF2!!