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Aaamaazing: Stars, Shadows, Wars & Nintendo

For most people Nintendo's defining moments came in 1985 when Super Mario Bros. arrived and changed the landscape for video games forever. During that time, my cousins, friends and almost everyone I knew would have a Nintendo Entertainment ...

 
 
 

Dtoid's 5 Year Anniversary/Game Ramblings

So I guess today is Destructoid's 5 Year Anniversary and birthday to one Niero. Funny how that worked out eh? I can't fully remember what brought me to this site, though I know it was Jim Sterling that got my attention with his How [PROTO...

 
 
 

Supposedly Bad Sequels: Kane & Lynch 2

[Note: This is one of them there fancy smancy "opinion" pieces. Hence it's my opinion and thus in no way a definitive authority on the subject matter. It's also a look at sequels that I feel ultimately outdo their predecessor and more so it...

 
 
 

Call Of Duty: First Strike Contest Winners!

Well guys, I figured there would be no point in holding off one more day and decided to announce the contest winners! But first let me say this because like any good contest thrower guy I have to pad this baby out! But before you do, check ...

 
 
 

Occam's Package! (Picture Heavy, one is NSFW)

A while back whilst sitting in a session of whatever the hell it was we were playing at the time, Occams Electric Tooth Brush casually announced he'd be sending out some packages to some of us fine folks here at the Destructoid. As you all ...

 
 
 
 

My Extremely Huge Backlog

I have no idea if it really is 'Extremely Huge' but I thought this would be the best way to find out.... Hey gang, I haven't written anything non Friday Night Fights and even then, I haven't written one of those either. This is partially d...

 
 
 

360 FNF: Lenigo(d)BOOM & The Eve Of Eves Showdown

Here on Destructoid we pride ourselves on being the best of the best, of the best of the best. Seriously. So with that said, we gather once again for a night of Friday...Night....shit. Before we do any of that I wanted to say thanks to L...

 
 
 

360 FNF: X-Men, Go and SAVE THE CITY!!! Edition

Hey yo guys, it's Friday again and you know what that means?!? Washing your socks and paying your bills time! No wait...sorry Friday Night Fights yes that's it. Though socks will still be washed. So here's the dealio, I'll be posting this...

 
 
 

360 FNF: War Is Hell Edition

War Is Hell. Sure, that's what you say now, but wait till your playin' with all ya buddies on Xbox Live and depending on whether your kicking ass or taking it up the moviepoopshoot.com you'll decided how much HELL you're ready to be in fo...

 
 
 

360 FNF: Call Of Dooooooddyyy

Calll Offff Dooooooddddy is a battle cry I sometimes let loose because I used to look down on the franchise. Another silly fucking herp-a-derp army game awash in a sea of herp-a-derp army games. Sure you won't find me going out to get the...

 
 
 

Being Canadian During Grunge's Height [NVGR]

Hey gang. It's literally been one month and a day since I wrote a blog. An actual blog that wasn't just about this week's Friday Night Fights. Originally I was going to write a thank you blog to one "Occams Electric Toothbrush" because I re...

 
 
 
 

360 FNF: Super Meat Boy Edition

As I struggle to understand a world so cold, I try desperately to reach out to "New Destructoid" to find that I think some of my browser settings are screwing with me in that respect. So fuck it. Let's do this. Super Meat ...

 
 
 

Chuck Greene, Psychopath

I won't lie, this was sort of inspired by Disco's latest blog 'No GTA IV' but definitely not as much testing was put into it. I realized early on that to really appreciate the limits of a game you have to use your imagina...

 
 
 

360 FNF: The Sacrifice Edition

It's that time again. We gather in honor of what our forefathers fought for...the freedom to play video games together on one set evening. How cool is that? So tonight is Friday and there shall be games played in groups and what not. Th...

 
 
 

Thank You, Corduroy Turtle! (Picture Heavy)

Warning: This blog features pictures of a very homely person. I apologize, avert your eyes and there may still be a place for you in Heaven. In Heaven, everything's fine. You've got your good things and I've got mine. To really appreciate ...

 
 
 

360 FNF: Brometheus Debuts/Marcus Joins!

As I said, as of late my time management skills have been completely shit. Yesterday in some weird effort to pump it out, I threw up a Dead Rising review...a very unpolished as far as grammar is concerned review of a 4 year old game. Thus, ...

 
 
 

Dead Rising (2006) Review

Spoiler Warning: Even though this game is older than dirt I felt I should warn you. Some things about the first Dead Rising's ending are revealed herein. If you don't care keep reading. Being a late bloomer to the whole Xbox dealy, I've go...

 
 
 

Console Exclusives/Chronologically Confused

I've wanted to write something for a while now. I have a million ideas, but I really hate the fact that I amso good at procrastination. Hell I don't really even think out any of these, I just start writing and when I finish.....I'm finished...

 
 
 

360 FNF Communicast Questions

I wasn't sure if I was suppposed to do this or Crime Minister since I believe he's busy, but the 360 FNF Crew are doing a Communicast Recording in about 2 and a half hours. It'll be Steezy, Corduroy Turtle, Andy Dixon, knutaf, Occams Elec...

 
 
 

360 FNF: Halo: Reach!

It's a Friday, I'm wide awake after 5 hours sleep. Need my caffeeine...... What'dya mean I should be more peppy? Halo: Reach....Halo: Reach? OH SHIT HALOEZ REEEECHHHHHH. The most popular game on anyone's Xbox 360 console right now is Halo:...

 
 
 

My Journey With The FPS: Halo Haters Gonna Hate

Halo: Reach drops tomorrow. I'm pretty excited. However had you asked me no more than 3 years ago if I'd have given two rat shits of a turd about the Halo franchise, I would have laughed in your face. Then I would have punched it because cl...

 
 
 
 
 

More Than Just Noise: Alerting The Horde

For a pop-culture junkie loudmouth (Quentin Tarantino?) such as myself, I've noticed that while movie watching can turn into Mystery Science Theater like riff marathons that only 5 people on this earth will get I've noticed that the use o...

 
 
 

360 FNF: Mazmar Plays By His Own Rules Edition

There's been alot of talk about Mazmar as of late. He has infact become sort of a cultural icon 'round these parts. However I'd like to take a brief look at the actor whose portrayed Mazmar through the 5 Chronicles Of Mazmar films, Clintmel...

 
 
 

360 FNF: When Da Forums/C-Blogs Collide Edition

Hey guys. Gearing "ho ho ho" up for another Friday Night Fight on as Sexual Chocolate so eloquently puts it, the eckwsbawks 3 seezy? We got the answer, right here....in this very blog, and stuffs. I'd like to thank Char for hooking me up ...

 
 
 

Teh Bias: Beat 'Em Ups

The Year? 1989. The place? Southern Ontario. The person? 8 year old me. After moving from the bitter cold of Northern Manitoba, Ontario seemed like a wonderland. Gone was the 7 inches of snow. Here was Satellite Television. And best of all?...

 
 

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Hey, I'm garethxxgod, not much to say really. I play guitar and stuff. I'm pushing 30 and I still love gaming.


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