Friday Night Fights: Grand Theft Auto IV edition

The Internet has been ablaze with Grand Theft Auto IV “news” this week, and it’s driving me absolutely insane. Sure, it was nice hearing tidbits about the game before it was released, but can everyone shut up about it already and just play the damn game?

If any of you share my frustration, I urge you to jump online tonight with the Friday Night Fights crew for some good old-fashioned simulated bloodshed to release all of that stress you’ve built up during this week.

Oh, and for those of you who can’t remember when FNF kicks off, it generally starts at around 10:00 p.m. EST, although it varies for some games (check after the break for more specific times).

[Thanks, bunnyrabbit2, CaffeinePowered, CannibalCalvin, coonskin05, power-glove, and Y0j1mbo!]

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  • Games:
  • Bomberman Live
  • Burnout Paradise
  • Call of Duty 4
  • Condemned 2: Bloodshot
  • Gears of War
  • Halo 3
  • Ikaruga
  • Rainbow Six: Vegas 2
  • Rock Band / Guitar Hero III
  • Team Fortress 2

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  • Games (more info):
  • Burnout Paradise
  • Call of Duty 4
  • Unreal Tournament 3
  • Warhawk
  • Hosts:
  • • MrSadistic – SaintSadistic (Unreal Tournament III @ 8:00 EST)
  • • Y0j1mb0 – k0wb0y-b33b0p (Call of Duty 4 @ 10:00 EST)
  • • shipero – Shipero (Grand Theft Auto IV @ 11:00 EST)

Additionally, Pedro (MGO ID = Pedro) will be hosting tonight. Here’s how to join his match: “go to Lobby Select, then Free Battle, then pick EVA for the server, then go to Join Game, and finally find the Destructoid game. The password will be dtoid.”

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Mini-guide for meeting up with Dtoiders for Super Smash Bros. Brawl:

The IRC way: head on over to this Web site (or start up your own IRC client) and type “/join #dtoid-brawl” without the quotation marks.

The Ventrilo way: download and install Vent. Then use the following info to log onto Dtoid’s server:

• IP/Hostname: VOICE-VA2.BRANZONE.COM
• Port: 3790
• Password: None

Once you’re in, you’ll need to use the password “ftw” to access the Social Lounge.

The 360 way: use your Xbox 360 to chat with people on your friends list. Steam or IM are good alternatives too.

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  • Games
    Agent MOO: Maximum Overdeath (free download)
    TrackMania Nations Forever (free download)

    Team Fortress 2
    Server: Destructoid.com – TF2 (more info)
    IP: 8.12.20.112:27015
    Password: alsococks

    Server: TF2 Server for/by the Dtoid Community (more info)
    IP: 216.6.226.149:27015
    Password: dtoid

Jordan Devore
Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random.