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360 Friday Night Fights: Drawing a line in the sand


"So much sand. Everywhere I look, nothing but sand and death. We went in as a rescue team, we left changed and broken."

I've been playing the living hell out of Spec Ops: The Line this week. There is so much I want to tell you about it, I want to tell you about all the horrific things that I've seen, the difficult decisions that I've had to make.... But I won't. I won't because the best part about Spec Ops is the unknown and the choices you will ultimately have to make and then the consequences of your actions. I haven't had this many "Oh shit" moments in a game..well, probably ever.

Spec Ops: The Line, in my opinion definitely lives up to all of the hype, the story is nothing short of brilliant, the gun play is not only spot on but some of the best 3rd person shooting that I have played in a very long time and you will care about the characters and what becomes of them.

I guess what I'm trying to say is, if you were on the fence about this game, I'm here to help you down safely and to let you know that you won't be disappointed.

New to Friday Night Fights? It's easy to get involved!

Each week, a bunch of us Dtoiders get together to play videogames online! It's a 100% community-run event, so feel free to join in or even host something yourself!

The planning for FNF starts in the forums, where community members volunteer to host matches and post their pertinent details (game, time, Gamertag, etc.). Then, every Friday, reminder posts go up here in the cblogs followed by a recap post on the front page on the front page for last-minute planning.

To join in, simply send a friend request to the match host! (Don't forget to say you're from Dtoid!) If you'd rather host something yourself, just post your details below in the following format:

Game: Game Name
Host: Dtoid Username
Gamertag: Xbox Live Gamertag
Time: Time (Eastern please!)

We hope to see you online!

Here's this week's schedule...

Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013

Host: FalseNipple
Gamertag: OMGhotdogs
Time: 4:30 Pacific | 7:30 Eastern

Max Payne 3 or Modern Warfare 3

Host: Keisal
Gamertag: Keisal
Time: 6:00 Pacific | 9:00 Eastern

Battlefield 3

Host: Scield
Gamertag: Scield
Time: 7 Pacific | 10 Eastern

Team Fortress 2

Host: Smurfee_Mcgee
Gamertag: Smurfee Mcgee
Time: 9:00 Pacific | 12:00 AM Eastern

Halo: Reach (Yes, an actual video game and not HBOGo or Netflix)

Host: Mr Andy Dixon
Gamertag: Mr Andy Dixon
Time: 10:00 Pacific | 1:00 AM Eastern

Gotham City Impostors

Host: SuperMonk4Ever
Gamertag: SuperMonk4Ever
Time: 12:30 AM Pacific | 3:30 AM Eastern

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About XBOX FNFone of us since 1:04 PM on 01.04.2011

Welcome to Dtoid's Friday Night Fights for Xbox 360!

FNF is a weekly, community-run event where Dtoiders get together to play videogames online! Planning starts in the forums, followed by posts here in the cblogs and on the front page on Fridays. It's easy to get involved, so why not start today?!

<-- You can read the blog for more info, but here are the basics:

How to FNF

To Play
Leave a comment in the blog or forum post with your Gamertag and which games from the schedule you want to play. More people will show up if they know other people are playing, so speak up!

Send an Xbox LIVE friend request to the person hosting the game and let them know you're from Dtoid and you're ready to FNF!

To Host
Leave a comment in this blog or the week's forum post listing game you want to play, the time you want to play it, and your Xbox LIVE Gamertag.

Don't worry about hosting the same game or hosting a game at the same time as someone else. Instead, think of it like a movie theater; more than one game can run at the same time!

Still confused? Click here for a full guide to everything FNF!

Blog Hosts

This cblog is run by the community, not the Dtoid staff! If you're interested in lending a hand, PM one of the hosts below!

Non-360 FNF

Playing Xbox 360 with North Americans not your thing? Try our PS3, PC, European and 3DS counterparts!

FNF on the WWW

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What are you doing still reading this?! Let's play some games!

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