Friday Night Fights: Singing comets

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Happy Friday!

One thing that many of you may not know about me, is that I fucking love science. Seriously. Space exploration, underwater exploration, things that make the world tick, all that stuff, it makes me giddy and feel like a little child when I’m reading about it.

As many of you may have heard, we successfully landed a “lander” (Philae Rosetta Lander) on comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This in itself, is amazing, however, what’s even more amazing is that this comet is “singing” while shooting through space at more than 80,000 miles per hour. The comet, is emitting a song while shooting through space…

Amazing, simply amazing. You’re probably wondering, “What does this have to do with video games?” — nothing, nothing at all. I just think it’s fucking incredible and wanted to share.

Anyway, let’s get to the reason why you came here in the first place: the games…

Friday Night Fights

New to FNF? Read this! Each week, a bunch of us Dtoiders get together to play videogames online! It’s a 100% community-run event, so feel free to join in or even host something yourself!

The planning for FNF starts in the forums, where community members sign up to host matches and post their pertinent details (game, time, Gamertag, etc.). Then, every Friday, reminder posts go up in the community blogs thanks to a dedicated group of volunteers, and I recap it all here on the front page to give it a bit more exposure.

To join in, simply send a friend request to the match host! If you’d rather host something yourself, sound off in the comments section below!

Tonight’s Streamers:

Here’s the up-to-date Streamtoid schedule. Wanna join in the fun? Send us an email!

    360 FNF

    Tonight’s Games:

      • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (Xbox 360)
        Host: Usedtabe (GT: Usedtubby)
        Time: 8 Pacific | 11 Eastern
        *Tubby’s friends list is full, so send him a message if you want to play. 

                      Check out the Xbox FNF blog for more info!

                      Playstation FNF

                      Tonight’s Games:

                        • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (PS4)
                          Host: KymikoLoco (PSN: KimikoLoco)
                          Time 6:30 Pacific | 9:30 Eastern
                        • Warframe with Trev (PS4)
                          Host: Trev (PSN: ElZilcho)
                          Time 8 Pacific | 11 Eastern

                                                  Check out the PS FNF blog for more info!

                                                  PS3 FNF

                                                  Tonight’s Games:

                                                  • Ground control to Major Tom. Ground control to Major Tom.
                                                    Host: Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.  
                                                    Time: Ground control to Major Tom, commencing countdown engines on…

                                                  Check out the PS FNF blog for more info!

                                                  Wii U FNF

                                                  Tonight’s Games:

                                                  • Mario Kart 8 (Tournament Number: 1387-8210-8008)
                                                    Host: Smurfee McGee (NNID: smurfee_mcgee)
                                                    Time: 6:30 Pacific | 9:30 Eastern

                                                  Check out the Nintendo FNF blog for more info!

                                                  3DS FNF

                                                  Tonight’s Games:

                                                  • Super Smash Brothers
                                                    Host: Smurfee Mcgee (3DS Friend Code: 3995-6687-9850)
                                                    Time: 10:00 Pacific | 1:00 am Eastern 

                                                    Check out the Nintendo FNF blog for more info!

                                                    PC FNF

                                                    Tonight’s Games:

                                                      • Team Fortress 2 (early game)
                                                        Time 5 Pacific | 8 am Eastern
                                                      • Team Fortress 2 (late game)
                                                        Time 9 Pacific | 12 am Eastern  

                                                            Check out the PC FNF blog for more info!

                                                            Weekend Warriors

                                                            Free this weekend? Why not sign up to host something for Weekend Warriors?! It’s like Friday Night Fights all weekend long! Sign up in the comments or Forum thread if you’re interested!


                                                            • Mario Kart 8 – Destructoid Tournament
                                                              Host: Smurfee Mcgee (Tournament Info: 1387-8210-8008)
                                                              Time: Saturday and Sunday (all day/night) Tournament ends Sunday night at 1:00 am EST


                                                              • Watching in a trance the crew is certain, nothing left to chance, all is working
                                                                Host: Trying to relax up in the capsule, “Send me up a drink” Jokes Major Tom
                                                                Time: The count goes on…4,3,2,1 – Earth below us, drifting, falling…

                                                              Check out the Weekend Warriors thread for more info!


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