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Thanks Destructoid!

So now it's my time to put in my two cents as Destructoid enters the terrible twos. Currently, I live in Northern California, but what some of you might not know is that last year I lived in London. Far from home and dealing with the gene...

 
 
 
 

Snake hates Sonic the Hedghog!

You guys remember the Codec conversations the Smash dojo posted a while back about Snake talking about characters? Well, to unlock them all for Brawl, you have to go to one on one, Shadow Moses, and then any opponent. Then, press up and do...

 
 
 

Not not my turning point rig

I have no idea what's going on. Is there a competition? I think there is. Do we win computers? ok. My computer sucks. It won't play the sims 2, and it deleted about 2000 songs off my hard drive. I don't really care if I win though. PC ga...

 
 
 

24 hours of NARP-olepsy

Holy effing cow. That last twenty four hours have been fucking balls-to-the-wall nuts. I kid you not, it's been fucking epic. Of course, mostly it was because of the kick-ass NARP thrown together for Saturday, and many of you already know...

 
 
 

Shantae sequal coming to Wiiware

Alright, so I never had a chance to play this Game Boy Color game, but from what I hear, it's really good. Especially good considering it came out up against the GBA release. It always seemed like it would be fun, and from what I underst...

 
 
 

XNA demos

I've been wanting to write about this, as I've heard nobody talking about it, but those new XNA demos.... Whose played them? I mean, I downloaded all of them, and none really stand out to me. Culture, the flower game, sucks as a game, b...

 
 
 

OMG Vigilante 8

I'm so stoked about this. Vigilante 8, the poor man's 70's Twisted metal rip-off is finally coming back to consoles......to Xbox live. It's cool, as the game is kinda simple, and I guess that a low graphics game could still be hella coo...

 
 
 

this is the best Greenpeace video

Greenpeace just keeps getting better. First, they get a whale named Mr. Splashy Pants, and now they have this video of videogame characters surprised about how much damage they do. I can't drop the video here, but here is a link. Watch. it:...

 
 
 

I get to play Brawl!!

Why, yes it's true! I have a buddy who has a haxx0rd Wii, and he burns all of his games off the internet, so he spent all of Saturday working on getting a functioning copy of Brawl. Needless to say, since Brawl is on a dual-layer DVD, an...

 
 
 

Brawl Starter roster leaked

so it looks like there was a leak in japan, and Brawl is now on the market. Check Brawlcentral.com for a really crappy video, but a decent pick of what looks like the real deal. Some 2chan kid is posting it. Take it with a grain of salt, b...

 
 
 

Screw Half Life's Story

So I've had The Orange Box for my 360 for nearly a week now, and I really dig it. Team Fortress 2 is a blast to play, and Portal is a wicked, if slightly subversive and twisted puzzle game. For once, the FPS doesn't seem claustrophobic, bo...

 
 
 
 

Guitar Anti-Hero

I live in Northern California. You know, that place full of Berkely and Berkinstocks and Hemp and Hippies and Pichuli Oil and more dirty Hippies. As a matter of fact, I graduated from high school in a town that was run by the Green Party. T...

 
 
 

Poo, Santa Barbara Rain!

So here I am, midnight, sitting in a hotel watching the latest on Britney Spears. She's such a tard. ANYway, I'm in Santa Barbara, a really nice college town on the West Coast. Yesterday it was UCLA, which was such a better school. UCSB is...

 
 
 

Damn Power/Electrical Lights

Like many of you, I'm sure, I keep all of my gaming and entertainment stuff in my room. Recently, I got a 360, which entailed getting the internet modem and router set up in my room as well. This has oddly created an interesting, irritati...

 
 
 

about the cblogs and Uno

So last night I wrote a quick blog about how much I love my new 360. So sue me. some people got pissy, and complained about the quick blurb I wrote. To those people: "I am so sorry. Please forgive me. I will never write a short blog po...

 
 
 

I love my 360 and Rock Band

K, I'm absolutaly and completely won over by the 360. With Guitar Hero 2 and Rock Band, my life is a whole lot more fun. I wish the Wii was as good online :( Peace!

 
 
 
 

I got my Xbox 360

SO here it is..... I've finally reached the next gen in gaming. With Guitar Hero II, Forza 2, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance, maybe I'm not on the cutting edge, but I'm getting there. Anyway, I've had huge problems with the interenet issue. N...

 
 
 

videogames live

Who want to see the San Francisco show. I got an email about it today, and all I know is that it'll be bout $40. I have no idea if I really want to go, or even what day it is. Let me know.

 
 
 

Nor Cal meet up?

So I'm finishing Finals this week, and I figured the best thing would be to have a Northern California Gaming meet up. I know that CTZ and .Tiff, as well as some other Dtoid contributors are in the area, and I think there are a few west coa...

 
 
 

the fanboy issue

Iíve been meaning to write this for a long time, and dealing with the pricks on the videogame sites has finally pushed me to the point of getting the whole issue out. I cannot stand Fanboys. Let me qualify that. I donít really have a probl...

 
 
 

I got a SNES belt buckle for Christmas

So the newspaper I write for had a white elephant gift exchange, and the contributing cartoonist knew I played games...(the whole campus knows; I'm the resident game journalist ;) anyway, he got everybody gifts, and he gave me this: Loo...

 
 
 

TTG Unpublished Gamer interview

To the uniformed, videogames and music donít quite stand hand in hand. After all, from the early blinky blips to the modern orchestral background tunes, itís just background music. Important to the game, but not something youíd re...

 
 
 
 

Sweet iPod skins (It has a bad boy Mario)

Dudes, I just found this sweet iPod skin site. this Mario bros. one I just stumbled upon. SWEET! There might be more here, But I gotta check it out: http://www.gelaskins.com Gah! this one is sweet!!! Edit* This awesome one is actua...

 
 
 

Are my scruples uncouth?

Lately, I've fallen into the habit of whenever something isn't up to par, I say it's "AIDs". Like, "Man, this movie theater smells like AIDs" or: " You've got a little bit of AIDs on your shoulder." or: "This Slurpee tastes like AIDs." ...

 
 
 

I'ma silly billy

sometimes I get really tired and fried, but not on drugs, cause it's bad, I do weird things. that are really funny. You should see anytime. My lips are chapped. I want geometry wars galaxies. Mario Galaxy is cool, but I'm bored with it....

 
 
 

Wiimote jacket get!

So I finally got my wiimote jackets in the mail today. man, Nintendo takes a long time to get these things in peoples hands, but hey, at least they're free, huh! Here's the package! Before: After: Now I'm ready for some Super Mari...

 
 

About topgeargorillaone of us since 2:59 PM on 01.25.2007

What's to say? I like videogames, otherwise, why would I be here? Other than that, I'm a college student (UC Berkeley 2010)and I do journalism. I was Co-Editor in Chief at my junior college paper, The Oak Leaf, until I transfered to Berkeley. You can read it online here. I even had a games column which is surprisingly popular, and people get a kick out of it.

I also write for a tech blog at LogicTV. It's a cool; check it out.

Here's my Vox account

Myspace

And I have a Facebook, but I still don't really understand it. Hit me up if you feel like it!



Oh! My Brawl code is 0559-6428-1240

Let me know, so I can add you.
 
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