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Kevin McClusky


I'm a longtime member of Destructoid, and you may have known me in a prior life as Qalamari. ...

ShadeOfLight


The Dutch one, Grand Marshal of the Nintendo Defense Force, heckler of GajKnight, and zen personified; I am ShadeOfLight, one of your Community Managers . http://i.imgur.com/V523K.jpg?1 I'm a ...

Pixie The Fairy


Member of the Destructoid community team, moderator, hunter (or is that hooter?), part-time samurai catgirl and aspiring queen of the fairies. I am not affiliated with Atlus and cannot fit in you...

Mike Sounders


KIIIING! KIIIING! KING GAINER! [IMG]http://s8.postimg.org/7xhoykbd1/mx_F1rr_X.gif[/IMG] For disclosure purposes, I have backed the following kickstarter campaigns: Mega Man The Board Game Exp...

Tianxiao Ma


I love all things gaming, most things anime, and definitely some things PVC. I'm also a photographer and internet personality! Check out my toy-related coverage on

Niero Gonzalez


I keep Destructoid weird. Also I'm a playable character in Retro City Rampage, look: (along with the whole 2009 Dtoid Editorial team) Sometimes I have a villainous mustache My dog CoCo chec...

Darren Nakamura


Darren is a scientist during the day. He has been a Destructoid community member since 2006, joining the front page as a contributor in 2011. While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strateg...

Josh Tolentino


When not posting about Japanese games or Star Trek, Josh serves as Managing Editor for Japanator, Dtoid's sister site for the best in anime, manga, and cool news from Glorious Nippon. Disclosure...

Red Veron


My name is Red. I liek gaemz and animu. I write about anime and other Japanese-related curiosities over at Japanator. I love beat-em-ups and RPGs.

Geoff Henao


Chicago. Punk Rock. Media. Shenanigans.

Jonathan Holmes


"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju...

Jordan Devore


Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst...

Chris Carter


Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T...

Occams


I am a Community Moderator for Destructoid. I am also the resident Resplendent Black Grandmother. My mind is broken glass and my heart is swollen and corpulent, like a cheeto left in a puddle o...

Matthew Razak


Matthew Razak is the Editor-in-Chief here at Flixist, meaning he gets to take credit for all this awesome even though its really the rest of the amazing staff that gets it done. He started as a c...

PhilKenSebben


Formerly known as Miguel Martinez. He is now almost 37 and old and one of your Community Managers. Focusing on community playdates, contests, and modding. He will never be Andy Dixon. He probably...

Chris Seto


Greetings true believers!! In real life, I go by the name of Chris, but in the realms of the internet, I am known as GundamJehutyKai! The name itself came by an IRC chat many moons ago and is a ...

Peter Glagowski


Plucked right from the DToid community (formerly KingSigy), Peter is an aspiring writer with a passion for gaming and fitness. If you can't find him in front of a game, you'll most likely find hi...

Chris Moyse


Chris (Orochileona) has been playing video games since video games began... still terrible at them. Former Saturday Night Slam Master, rambles nostalgically like Abe Simpson. I ain't here to figh...

Caitlin Cooke


Dtoid's sporadic review, preview, and events writer. "Without the looming consequence of death, is this even science?"

Anthony Marzano


Cblog recapper, writer for Flixist and Dtoid. Lover of all things strategic and independent. Where can you find me on the internet? Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/amnaumen Steam: http://steamcomm...

Robo Panda Z


Some sort of "Destructoid Community Manager/Contributor", whatever those are. Can you eat them? A superelectromagnetic panda powered by Photon Energy and allergy medication. Robo Panda Z was bui...

Marcel Hoang


Local contributor responsible for duties such as engagement, power bombs, cblog promotions, community engagement, and memes. I like fighting games, you scrub.

Nick Valdez


Nick Valdez has been writing for Modern Method for years, but now he's writing about videogames! He likes games where you punch dudes in the face.

Patrick Hancock


During the day, he teaches high school kids about history. At night he kicks their butts in competitive games like Rocket League, Dota 2, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike. Disclosure: I've persona...

Wes Tacos


Destructoid's resident LVL 70 Tacomancer, and Community Manager. ---------------------------------- I have my own soundtrack now!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yntoleV2dxc Thanks to my ma...

Brett Makedonski


While you laughing, we're passing, passing away. So y'all go rest y'all souls, 'Cause I know I'ma meet you up at the crossroads. Y'all know y'all forever got love from them Bone Thugs baby... ...

Jesse Lab


Is he sane? Is he even human? Does he have good taste? Who knows! He certainly doesn't... He's a man of few words, but most of them are pretty introspective and attempt to look at either big iss...

Sponsor Desu


I help keep Destructoid going through the cooperation of our sponsors. この番組はご覧のスポンサーの提供でお送りします。

Dennis Carden


Destructoid's (self-proclaimed) cutest staff member. — As a matter of disclosure, here's the list of games that I've crowdfunded: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Shenmue III The Good Life

Joel Peterson


I write the things other people don't write, with liberal fart jokes thrown in for good measure. I like old games, old computers, old consoles, and old pizza. Here are some blogs what I done d...

Kevin Mersereau


I like video games, music, comics, and corgis a whole lot. Pretty much everything I do in my free time revolves around these four things...

Hypno


[IMG]http://orig13.deviantart.net/1226/f/2012/166/b/4/kid_bastion_by_erodonut-d53khsc.png[/IMG] - Bastion Somehow I was a Community Manager, but now I'm just a mod boy, I need no sympathy. ___...

Dan Roemer


I unironically like pop-punk, collect old gaming magazines, and I'm somehow allowed to do stuff around here. I've been enjoying and dabbling in Destructoid content since 2014. My goals are pret...

CJ Andriessen


Just what the internet needs: yet another white guy writing about video games. Also, I backed that Bloodstained game.

Dealzon


We write about tech deals, gadgets, and pizza. Mmm... pizza Disclosure: "Dealzon" is Destructoid's deals team, in partnership with the deals website Dealzon (different company). Dealzon's stor...

Malthor


Hey there, welcome to my corner here on Dtoid! Name's Malthor, I've been playing games for pretty much my whole life and hope to keep it that way for a long time. http://i.imgur.com/pjp0Z9b.jpg...

Ray Porreca


Kane & Lynch 2 forever.

Drew Stuart


Drew Stuart is a writer, thinker, hijinker...and uh, sandwich maker? He is a writer for both Destructoid and Flixist, and loves to tell jokes. Sometimes they're good. When he isn't writing onli...

Charlotte Cutts


Likes games, loves speedrunning. Ships herself with the PlayStation Vita.

Rich Meister


NY gamer who duped Destructoid into hiring him. JRPG nerd and Paul Rudd enthusiast. Full disclosure, I backed some Kickstarter things. Monster Crown and Knuckle Sandwich have my money so take my...

Rick Lash


Passionate about the world, the human experience, and how they co-exist. Areas of expertise and interest: writing / photography / film / basketball / travel / literature / production Feel free ...

Hubert Vigilla


Hubert Vigilla is a writer living in Brooklyn, which makes him completely indistinguishable from 4/5 of people living in Brooklyn.

Kyle Charizanis


So, - Canadian - Esports guy - Been playing competitive Melee for about 10 years, and hosting tournaments almost as long - Vegan, basically, except for Tim Hortons iced caps - Fun fact: there we...

Lyle McDouchebag


One of us since 10:18 AM on 07.04.2017

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Jason Lepine


One of us since 2:28 PM on 07.26.2017

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Chris Hovermale


I'm a Contributor who used to go by the screen name Cedi! Obligatory disclosure; I backed Kirbopher/Chris Niosi's TOME RPG on Kickstarter. My favorite games are Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Do...

Nick Calandra


One of us since 3:26 PM on 10.02.2017

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Matt Liparota


One of us since 8:44 AM on 10.03.2017

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Zach Bennett


If it's not a controller in Zach's hands, it's a guitar, a cup of coffee, or his head.

Tori


One of us since 3:10 PM on 10.31.2017

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Chris Compendio


Chris Compendio is one too many Chris's (Chrises?) writing for Flixist and Destructoid. They are a massive MCU fan who also writes and podcasts for Marvel News Desk, and a Nintendo fanatic who wr...

Kyle Yadlosky


Formerly community member Vadicta, Kyle Yadlosky is a man capable of recounting every scene from Tommy Boy in detail and perfect order to the morbid surprise of anyone within earshot. This talent...

Gregg Gaddy


Gregg Gaddy is a huge movie nerd and lives in Hollywood. His favorite genres are horror and sci-fi, but he enjoys well made movies of any genre. He also enjoys terrible movies and actively seeks...

Nick Hershey


Nick watches Top Gun on a monthly basis to help keep life balanced. He also enjoys snowboarding, concerts, sports, traveling, and video games. He's currently reading through the Dark Tower series...

Sian FrancisCox


The only resident Brit on staff at Flixist and Destructoid, Sian enjoys drinking tea and visiting the Queen. When not reinforcing transatlantic stereotypes, she is a tireless La La Land advocate ...

Bradley Sexton


One of us since 8:43 PM on 05.23.2018

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Tarah Bleier


Tarah Bleier is a freelance writer, editor and content creator from Toronto. She currently actively writes for, Daily Esports, Nintendo Enthusiast, PC Invasion, Flixist and Outright Geekery. As a...