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Super Smash Bros. Wii U: One Day In

I've been a huge fan of Super Smash Bros. since the very beginning. I took a chance and picked up the original on the N64 the day it came out, and I've been in love with the series ever since. When the new games were announced, it was ...

 
 
 

The Evil Within: Quick PC Thoughts

I was able to get The Evil Within at launch for a pretty good price, so I decided to jump on it. I've only played a little bit of the game, but I wanted to say a few things about the PC version. First, unfortunately, the PC version ree...

 
 
 

Modding the DualShock 4

I love the DualShock 4. Seriously, it's my favorite controller that I've ever used, and I've used pretty much anything you could name to me, plus a countless number of third-party offerings. In my 26 years of gaming, I've never used a contr...

 
 
 

Five more things about pedrovay2003

Ooh, it's been a while since we've done one of these, hasn't it? Well, we've all had life updates, I'm sure, so let's get to it! (I'm only doing five, since I've done one or two of these in the past.) 1. I've been published in an actual ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

PSA: Outlast is now available DRM-free

I've been holding off on Outlast since it's release, because it was only available through Steam. Well, that's no longer the case, as the game is now available DRM-free through GOG.com, A.K.A. the why-isn't-this-website-the-digital-distri...

 
 
 

Steam on Mac is the way to go

For those of you who have read anything I've posted to Destructoid, you'll know that the title of this blog is completely out of character for me. I can't stand Apple, and I'm constantly talking about how much I can't stand going through ...

 
 
 
 
 

My Xbox One Thoughts

It's called the Xbox One. ONE, not Three. It looks like a VCR that will blind you if you look at it too long. It forces you to pay for a Kinect, something nobody wanted in the first place. It requires an Internet connection to register a...

 
 
 

My Excitement for the Ouya is Through the Roof

I have a confession to make: As much as I love new technology, I couldn't give any less of a crap about having the latest smartphone. This Blackberry knockoff is the phone I've had for the last five years, and I love it. I don't want anyt...

 
 
 

Okay, okay... PS4 impressions

So, Sony's big PS4 blowout is finally finished, and I've got to say, I've never really felt more lukewarm toward a console release in my life. I don't know if I'm just losing interesting in gaming in general, or if it's the fact that if i...

 
 
 

My Personal Trek into the New Generation

The Wii U marked the beginning of a new console generation of video games, with Microsoft and Sony's offerings soon to follow. This past generation gave us some great games, but it left kind of a bad taste in my mouth concerning what the ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

An anniversary tribute to Phantasy Star Online

Every once in a while, a video game is released that changes both the way we play and the way the industry works. Super Mario 64 (N64), GoldenEye: 007 (N64) and Resident Evil 4 (every platform ever) are all great examples of games that re...

 
 
 

Seeing the Big Picture through Steam

That was a horrible joke, and I'm ashamed of myself. I'm not primarily a PC gamer. For reasons that I won't deviate to here (and probably because I've made them well-known around here, anyway), I'd much rather just play games on a consol...

 
 
 

Canceling my Wii U preorder? Maybe... (Textblog)

If you've ever read anything I've posted on Destructoid, there's one thing that should be very apparent by now: I'm a Nintendo fanboy. If it's Nintendo-related, I'm probably going to be interested. I've been crazy-excited for the Wii U, Nin...

 
 
 

I FINALLY got to try the Wii U

The Best Buy near my house has had a Wii U set up for almost a month already, but it rarely works. The glass case it's in apparently causes it to overheat a ton, and it only randomly syncs the right way. Well, it was finally playable the ...

 
 
 

Making a case for the Wii U Basic Set

LOOK AT IT. IT'S FOR POOR PEOPLE. I don't think I need to reiterate how excited I am for the Wii U. With Nintendo actually willing to publish things like Ninja Gaiden 3 and Bayonetta 2 -- something that would NEVER have happened this gene...

 
 
 
 

pedrovay2003 Reviews: Ace Attorney - The Movie

Anyone who has seen the myriad of movies based on video game titles will know that, generally, things don't usually turn out the way they should. Things are drastically changed, storylines become muddled, and, in the case of something lik...

 
 
 

How do you know you're "good" at video games?

Good. F******. Luck. I was chatting with my friend Mark over Skype not too long ago, and he was just about to finish Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Since he's in New Jersey and I'm in Utah, I had been kind of "watching" him play the game thro...

 
 
 

Shortblog: Windows 8 Pro upgrade is only $40

Source I'm a little shocked, to be honest. I'm wondering if adopting early is a good idea, or if we'll get another Vista. I got to play around with the free developer build of Windows 8, and I was surprised. I thought it would be border...

 
 

About pedrovay2003one of us since 2:15 PM on 11.14.2006

Name: Peter
Home State: New York
Currently Residing In: Utah
Birthday: October 13th, 1985 (I'll always secretly consider the NES to have been a five-day late birthday present to me from Nintendo.)
Degree: Communication (with a writing emphasis)

I'm a Mass Communication/Journalism graduate from the University of Utah, which I'm starting to question, since it was a tough field to get into even before the economy went down the toilet. I love writing; Not only do I consider it my passion, but I also believe it's an invaluable skill for this socially-connected age in which we live. Writing about video games brings me more joy than I can even describe in words, which is saying a lot, considering.

As far as video games go, I've been a gamer since I was two years old. I try to play whatever interests me, despite what other people think of those games. I suppose I consider myself to be "obsessed" with gaming, but not in the sense that all I want to do is beat games. I'm fascinated with the industry as a whole, and in some way, shape or form, I'd love to be a part of it professionally someday.


CURRENT FAVORITES:

Fatal Frame Series (PS2, Xbox, Wii, 3DS)
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES (PS2)
Metroid Prime Trilogy (Wii)
Dead Space (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS3)
Zelda Series (Various Nintendo Platforms)
Journey (PS3)
Dishonored (PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
Metal Gear Solid Series (Everything)




My most prized gaming-related possession: A factory-sealed copy of the original Famicom Disk System Zeruda no Densetsu (The Legend of Zelda).




Mario and I were tight back in the day, yo.


I've had a few articles promoted on the front page... Check them out if you want. (Thanks, Hamza! :D)

Good Idea, Bad Idea
The Start of the Affair
Expanded Universes
Other Worlds Than These
I Suck At Games
Love/Hate
Digital Distribution


Xbox LIVE Gamertag and PSN ID: FireCrow1013
Steam: drm_free
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