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Cblogs of 5/5/09 + Pendeltonisms

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I am a sad panda today. Well, I should say I was, because all the tequila and blended strawberries in my system are actually making me chipper. Nontheless, I no longer have Xbox Live. My spring semester of school has ended, and now I’m back home, where I’m relegated to stealing wireless from my neighbors, because our only internet connection is my father’s, and God help me if I should ever touch it. So, to all my L4D/Peggle friends, I’d like to say I loved all the great times with you these past few months, and don’t forget about me: I’ll be back up and running August 15th.

Ok, with that out of the way, onto everyone’s favorite concentrated community blog post! In today’s recap, we’ve got a Mexican bee who’s got a penchant for reporting, the first mention of Sega Channel on the cblogs that I can remember, and NO FAIL! ARIBA!

Cblogs: insert witty phrase here.

(P.S. To get you in the mood of this festive Cinco De Mayo, here's some great music to enjoy during your recap)




*-A fantastic article pointing out the flaws in the current game-pricing model every company seems keen on (btw, a 60-hr God of War would be awesome).

*-Wow, check out Mentok’s rather hefty video game collection. AND IT’S ONLY PART ONE!

*-Don’t hate, get funky: why Toejam and Earl in Panic on Funkotron is awesome.

*-JOURNALISMO.

*-Oh man, some GORGEOUS Ryu and Kid Icarus ink on display here.

*-God, I’ve gotta get to Maryland sometime, especially if there’s some hot Dtoid karaoke going on.

*-OH GOD THE BEST BOSS BATTLE MUSIC EVAR.

*-If you’re a Freetar Hero lover, check this out; a gigantic song pack made by Vendicardi2

*-The first of this month’s Monthly Musings that I really love, a look at the Hyrule of Ocarina of Time.

*-And here’s another great MM: alternate realities of Earth.



A-Hey guys, I didn’t know if you knew this, but zombies are pretty cool.

A-I was waiting for this: is OnLive gonna be the new Sega Channel?

M-Other Worlds Than These: my favorite Zelda locale, The Great Sea.

M-Other Worlds Than These: What will probably the first of many about the WOWverse of Azeroth.

M-Other Worlds Than These: The land of Pokemans.

M-Other Worlds Than These: If you’ve never heard of them, learn about Stark and Arcadia.

P-Aww…no Podtoid for a bit, ‘cause Rev’s getting an appendicitis.

P-FAILCAST ep. 36 records tonight. It’s alright if you don’t care.



W-eterflita’s masturbation haiku just won him an inFamous demo.



E-Apparently, there’s some get-together at Kyle and Donna’s this weekend, courtesy of DtoidLA.

I-Everyone, welcome Westie and his new appreciation of “Tales” games to Destructoid!

I-And, welcome Ryoma Nagare and an awesome Taiko Drum Master pic to Destructoid!

I-AND, welcome Awesomeist and his future at Bolton University to Destructoid!

H-Check out the place where all the magic happens for MonkeyKombat.



N-Well, looks like someone finally got the message: Seems EA is fading out SecuRom. Hooray!

N-Why do I only here about great ideas like this when they become illegal: stop storing your CP on your old Xbox.

N-Here’s a strange story; not liking the way Atari games look, a team has decided to replicate the way they used to look.

N-Holy shit, Atlus is making a steam-punk MMO? WHY WAS I NOT NOTIFIED?!?!

R-One Mr. Scofield gives us a review of Lode Runner.

R-Gibbo takes a crack at Red Faction Guerrilla.



A-The most adorable drawing of Zangief you’ll see all day.



?-ALIEN SKULL FOUND ON MARS. TOTALLY NOT A ROCK.


IT’S TIME TO PARTY BITCHES!

(Pendelton21)

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