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Cblogs of 3/30/10 + Pendeltonisms

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Oh my God you guys. I've been waiting for tomorrow, March 31st, for fucking months. Mega Man 10 FINALLY comes out for XBLA, and I couldn't be more excited. My Mega Man tattoo is at the ready, my controllers are charged up, and I have 4 cans of Mega Man E-Tank energy drink at the fucking ready. I am very excited to play through this motherfucker multiple times over the next few days until I master it as I did with MM9. I am way, way to...tired to explain my enthusiasm; just know that my level of happiness will be about as much as an orgasm mixed with my enemies' heads on a pike on my lawn. WOOOOOOOO!

And in tonight's recaps, we've got pie, crackers, and jokes about Oscar Wilde to entertain you tonight. Have fun.



*- Seriously, enough with the fucking Citizen Kane shit.

*- Oh Lord that's an impressive pie-eating contest.

*- Enkido talks about the state of consoles in the industry.



M- Something about sex: OH GOD BIRDO.

M- Something about sex: Are Link and Zelda doing it?

P- The SEGA Addicts podcast records tonight. They're talking about beat-em-ups!



E- MASSIVE WALL OF PICS AHEAD: Check out Pandaloons' excursion pictures of PAX East.

S- McFearsome had a somewhat interesting run-in at a grocery store.

S- Duncor is becoming what we all fear we might become; a fanboy.

I- Everyone, welcome Stephen Gonzalez and his awesome Metroid-destroying header to Destructoid!

I- Also welcome Jon Bloodspray and his PAX East happiness to Dtoid.



R- DanielCampbell gives us his review of Yakuza 3...in video form!

T- Jackie Murray has fallen out of love with Modern Warfare 2.

T- Gamers are really just hedonists at heart.

T- God of War 3 may be pretty, but mjemirzian still thinks the combat blows.

D- Jesus: The RPG? Yes please!



L- Because of sarcasm.

L- What is this I don't even



F- "Ok, it seems I failed" is right.

(Pendelton21)

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