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Jill Grodt

One of us since 4:31 PM on 03.03.2019

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Ray Porreca

Kane & Lynch 2 forever.

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...

Kevin McClusky

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


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

Shout outs to Dango for the lovely sidebar For disclosure purposes, I have backed the following kickstarter campaigns: Mega Man The Board Game Exploding Kittens Scythe Bears VS Babies Blood...

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...

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...


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...


Formerly known as Miguel Martinez. A total piece of shit, and burning in hell now. He was almost 38 and old, and one of your former Community Managers. He will never be Andy Dixon, but thankfully...

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 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 fight, so let's no...

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.

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... ...

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

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...


[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 prett...

CJ Andriessen

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


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...


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...

Charlotte Cutts

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

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

I'm the Content Director of Gameumentary. I make video game documentaries for a living. If I'm not doing that, I'm watching Red Wings hockey. Find me on Twitter @nickjcal

Zach Bennett

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


Adzuken Q. Rumpelfelt is a gadabout gaming hobbyist, avid tea enthusiast, and aspiring writer. She's been playing video games all her life and is a lover of both new and retro games. Obsessed ...


One of us since 3:42 PM on 10.29.2018

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IcyVeins Kat

One of us since 12:11 PM on 12.11.2018

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Icy Veins

One of us since 1:05 PM on 12.11.2018

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One of us since 2:57 PM on 12.12.2018

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LOST ORBIT: Terminal Velocity

Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity is out now on PC, Xbox One, PS4 and Switch. Get your copy today! http://www.pixelnauts.ca/lostorbit

Night Call

Night Call is out now on Steam. Discover the true City of Lights through the eyes of 70 passengers. https://nightcall-game.com/

Ben Lamoreux

One of us since 11:01 AM on 07.23.2019

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World of Warships

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Mable and the Wood



One of us since 12:20 AM on 08.16.2019

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Addicting Games

Addicting Games is the largest online games site in the US. Reaching over 10 million unique users every month (comScore). We are considered founders in the casual game territory, developing and d...

Jet Kave Adventure

Jet Kave Adventure brings skill-based action, challenging boss fights, clever secrets, and thrilling set-pieces in a game where the Stone Age and Science-Fiction collide.