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A Not-So-Weird Kid's Top 10: NES Games

Sit down kiddos, Uncle Coonskin05 is about to give you a history lesson. Back in the day, years and years ago, before some of you were even born, a man named Excremento was a writer on the cblogs. He brought smiles to everyone's faces wit...

 
 
 

How to make social networking on the 360 not suck

Yesterday, a number of features went public for Xbox 360 owners with Gold accounts, including Last.fm, Facebook, and Twitter. Since then I've gotten a chance to play around with them, and as far as Facebook and Twitter go, they're...neat....

 
 
 

Game Informer Issue 200 covers give me a boner

Tell me that is not fucking awesome. Go ahead and try. You can't can you? Know why? BECAUSE IT'S FUCKING AWESOME. Game Informer is celebrating it's 200th issue with 8 different covers, including the Final Fantasy III (VI) crew, Link, Mari...

 
 
 

Left 4 Dead 2!

Hey guys, y'all ready to play some L4D2 tonight? I heard some people are having trouble decrypting it, but I already have it up and running. Pic for proof. I really want to finish at least one whole campaign tonight. My Steam name is Coo...

 
 
 
 

Top 10 Dtoid Memes in recent memory

10. Quail Futon 9. Tyra Tuesday 8. Hamzakkah 7. I hugged... 6. 10 things you might not know about... 5. Hi! My name is Kyle Coolkid.! I'm a completely ordinary teenage boy from San Diego, California. My interests include soccer, surfin...

 
 
 

Contest: Become Coonskin05 for an hour at PAX

The excitement in my pants is bubbling like dynamite in my grandma's toilet, as PAX is just three weeks away! There are a ton of people planning on going from the Dtoid Community, and I have a surprise to share with you for all of you guy...

 
 
 

Happy Birthday Necros!

Guess what today is? Wait, you already clicked on this blog, so you already know what the answer is. Well, it's Necros' birthday! He is turning 21, so he can legally drink with us at PAX this year! Necros is a great guy, and coincidentally ...

 
 
 

Happy Birthday Suff0cat!

Ah, Suff0cat. Some of you might know him as the guy that goes to NARPs and doesn't talk. Some of you might know him as the guy who wears tripp pants. Most of you know him as the guy with the official Paramore fan club card in his wallet. ...

 
 
 
 

SNAG 6/20/09

I will be hosting Saturday Night Arcade Games again tonight, with the following lineup. 6-7: UNO 7-8: Bomberman LIVE! 8-9: Aegis Wing 9-10: Castle Crashers 10-whenever: Texas Hold Em (All times Central) If you want to host a game tha...

 
 
 

A double birthday extravaganza!

Today is 2 Dtoiders' birthdays, and they are two awesome people. The first one is HuskyHog, who is pretty much the most amazing person I know. Husky came to PAX 08 at the last minute, and that was one of the best parts of PAX, me showing ...

 
 
 

IRC Ads, Part 2

Continuing the first set of IRCads, here are 2 more plus a special picture whipped up by our very own Electro Lemon, which is 100x better than anything I could do. I highly encourage IRC people to make photoshop their own original advertise...

 
 
 

Happy Birthday to Destructoid's favorite kiwi!

Today is the birthday of one of my favorite people on Destructoid (even though I love you all equally). Hailing from New Zealand, this kid went up and above what most of us would do for the Dtoid community, and actually took out a loan to m...

 
 
 

SNAG: Saturday Night Arcade Games

In what will hopefully be a weekly event, I want to start hosting XBLA games on Saturdays. Friday nights are for super cereal shooters and games that just came out (I'm looking at you RF:G). But for some reason I find the XBLA titles more...

 
 
 

IRC Ads, Part 1

If you've ever met me, you've probably heard me pitch Unofficial Destructoid IRC to you. Most of you know I am an admin in there, and we have some really good times in there, but recently I was thinking about how to promote IRC and get more...

 
 
 

Epic

All of which you are about to read is true. It has not been altered in any way, shape or form. I have always been a little too ambitious for my own good. I say I will do things, that I earnestly mean at the time, that don't work out the wa...

 
 
 

E3/LA Survey

So, here's the deal folks. I just got out of college for the semester, and I need to get away from Texas for a little bit. I originally had planned a road trip from Texas all the way to the west coast, but my college friends that I was pl...

 
 
 
 
 

Binge Buying: SNES Games

So, the other day I randomly decided I needed some new retro games to play, and I got a little carried away on Amazon. The games have been pouring in over the last few days, and every day has been like Christmas. Today the final game got he...

 
 
 

Why Do Games Sell: The Metascore Effect (TL;DR)

[Author's Note: I have always loved statistics. It was one of the few high school subjects I found interest in, and recently I thought it would be interesting to apply it to videogames, to see if there is actually a mathematical link to the...

 
 
 
 

My Sweet Embrace Of Sobriety

As many of you know, I have been a heavy drinker for most of my 18+ life. Alcohol has let me have many fun times, but recently I have been having some mixed feelings. I am going to graduate from college next year, and once I graduate I wi...

 
 
 
 

Happy Birthday Niero and Destructoid!

Well, as you probably already know, today is both Niero's birthday and the 3rd anniversary of the creation of Destructoid! During those 3 years, there have been a lot of changes, a lot of new faces have joined and some have sadly moved on...

 
 
 
 
 

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