Friday Night Fights: Summer is almost over edition

The summer is a magical time for many people, but not gamers. Only a handful of must-have games come out during this period, and then we get an insane surge of good titles during the next few months.

Not long ago, BahamutZero counted the number of games he’d be buying from August 16 to September 26 and declared: “Let the ramen feast begin!” I wholeheartedly agree with that sentiment.

And let’s not forget about October, which is mindblowingly packed with solid releases; we’re going to need to start saving up, and fast.

Friday Night Fights should see more community involvement with this onslaught of amazing games, so you had best plan accordingly.

[Thanks, CaffeinePowered, Gibbo, insomnia, Mushman, Y0j1mb0, randombullseye, and xMalachi]

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    Suggested Games:

  • Burnout Paradise
  • Call of Duty 4
  • Gears of War
  • Grand Theft Auto IV
  • Halo 3
  • Rock Band / Guitar Hero III
  • SoulCalibur IV
  • Team Fortress 2

    Tonight’s Hosts (more info @ randombullseye’s blog):

  • randombullseye – randombullseye (CoD4, GTA IV)
  • Superbeefy2050 – Superbeefy2050 (CoD4)

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    Suggested Games:

  • Burnout Paradise
  • Call of Duty 4
  • Metal Gear Solid 4
  • SoulCalibur IV
  • Unreal Tournament 3
  • Warhawk

    Tonight’s Hosts (more info @ Y0j1mb0’s blog):

  • SantanaClaus – Moosehole (SoulCalibur IV @ 8:30 EST)
  • Y0j1mb0 – k0wb0y-b33b0p (Call of Duty 4 @ 10:30 EST)
  • Shipero – Shipero (Rock Band @ 10:30 EST, Warhawk @ 11:30)

    More Dtoid Gaming:

  • PS3 Poker Nights
  • Solid Snake Saturdays
  • The MGS4 Destructoid Clan

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

The IRC way: head on over to this Web site (or start up your own IRC client) and type “/join #destructoid” 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 Xbox 360 way: use Xbox LIVE to chat with people on your friends list. Steam or an IM client will work fine too.

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    Suggested Games:

  • Agent MOO: Maximum Overdeath (more info @ AgentMOO’s blog)
  • Dungeon Runners (more info @ xMalachi’s blog)
  • Team Fortress 2:
    Reminder: TF2 is free-to-play this weekend. Also, the Heavy update is out!

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The following hosts are European, and may or may not still be hosting by the time you read this. Alternatively, if you want to get your gaming done earlier on (say 5:00 p.m. EST), these are the people you’ll want to talk to.

    Tonight’s Hosts (more info @ Mushman’s blog and EuroFNF’s blog):

  • Gibbo – JGibbo08 (Halo 3)
  • Mushman – Mushmania101 (Call of Duty 4, PS3)
  • Wilbo – Wilbo25 (SoulCalibur IV, PS3)
Jordan Devore
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