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The dark/night theme on Destructoid should become the default meme this year. Change my mind


Did you guys catch that swing at Destructoid at the end of Zero Punctuation? ITS ON YAHTZ


We're seeing an increased number of spam actions recently, so I made our firewall rules more severe. This may accidentally send you captcha notices. If that's happening to you please email me your username and public IP address for whitelisting. Thx!


We just witnessed a boss-level mom perform this at karaoke


What's your all-time favorite Destructoid headline?


Anime is saved: A new series featuring yakuza thugs getting gender reassignment surgeries to become j-pop idols begins in July


I couldn't put Cobra Kai down! That's what I call retro reboots done right


Top 10 games that Bill Cosby will be playing in jail? Go:


We're taking the site down in a little bit for some quick maintenance (hard drives and backups). No code will otherwise be changed. We hope to wrap this up soon


Looking through some old folders and found this. "BABE I MAEDA HELLMUT"


I was putting up some dry wall, and there was a corner where no middle support beam was there, so I just bolted a bottle of gatorade inside the wall with an apology note inside and screwed the drywall to that. Move fast, break things, but always apologize


We're getting a mini magazine made for EGLX, and this handsome bastard is on the cover of the show program


hey folks, as you can see we have a very determined spammer in our woods. the person is hand-editing some of their blogs so it's very hard to block. I'm going to up our firewall and automated filters, if you can't post please email [email protected] thanks!


Heads up that Quickpost access and Profile Page access will be slow for a little bit. We're working on the fix, thanks!


Testing photo uploads. Here we have a vortex of pussies


We're investigating the broken images on Qtoid, sorry about this! Should be resolved shortly(ish)


Are you a fan of Destructoid's youtube show, PreGame Discharge? I'm looking for a fanatic to help with show notes, home page blogging, meme discharge, and other duties. Please email niero@destructoid.com to identify onward as McDouchebag's blogging gimp


I'm talking shit, fucks, Fraggles, and ducks. (testing)


Hi guys, as you may have noticed the site's running a lot faster now, but some parts of our friends/follow have to be recoded for our new database software. You didn't lose any followers, that function's just temporarily off while we fix some other bugs


Hi all, we're going to make some heavy-handed-ish changes to get the site speed up and running, so a few things like post counters and sidebar features will temporarily be unavailable.


Quick site note: We're still working on speeding up the profile pages of legacy accounts and today rolled out stronger ad quality controls to prevent redirects from suppliers. Hope everyone's having a nice holiday! More updates soon


If you've got 40 minutes to kill, go find/watch Cremaster 3. Interested in your analysis. Here's a 3 minute clip:


Hey Dtoiders, sorry for the wacky identity site bug. I accidentally cached full-pages instead of only the database query, so you were getting a page that somebody else saw. No account logins were compromised. I flushed the cache, should be normal soon


Confirming that there's a bug with loading profiles and other Q-post related pages. We hope to have it patched this evening during the midnight hours


About Niero Gonzalezone of us since 9:58 PM on 03.16.2006

I keep Destructoid weird. Also I'm a playable character in Retro City Rampage, look:

(along with the whole 2009 Dtoid Editorial team)

Sometimes I have a villainous mustache

My dog CoCo checks all my work for bugs:

I live in Japan sometimes.

Sometimes I do volunteer stuff between gigs:

My advice to people who want to work in videogames is to just start doing the work, even if you do it incredibly poorly at first, until it just happens.

You want to be a writer?

Write daily. Eventually, you become a writer. Don't overthink it, that's all there is to it.

Live your dream! You only have one ticket, you may as well go for it. When I founded this site in 2006 everybody told me there were already too many gaming websites and it would never happen for me. I ended up selling the site to Enthusiast Gaming and now I help run the biggest gaming convention in Toronto, and continue to work on this site, which reaches millions a month. Basically fuck whatever people think - work hard everyday and don't take no for an answer.

Email me at [email protected]

The most important lesson I learned as an adult is that everybody's faking it at their job - and faking it better than everyone else is who gets the job. Also, be nice.
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