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There’s no mistake that both Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Doom Eternal have both proven big successes, with both consistently popping up in my social media feed. But while Animal Crossing has been opening up a surp...   read
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It's been a little over a week since Animal Crossing: New Horizons released and already a good chunk of new island reps have a groove going with how their island is developing. I'd bet that a lot of people, at the very least,...   read
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With its Last Chance Trial now finished, showing off how Nioh 2 has changed since its early alphas, the sequel is less than a week away from dropping, kicking off a deluge of new games for 2020. Since Team Ninja takes feedbac...   read
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Granblue Fantasy: Versus is finally out, and if you've read our review, you should have a solid idea of how it works compared to other fighting games. Granblue Fantasy: Versus, I think, succeeds in making every char...   read
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Last week, during the reveal of the Pokémon expansions, my favorite reactions came from people on Twitter who behaved with disgust and sometimes PTSD when the sizzle reel for the Crown Tundra scrolled through many Le...   read
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Twenty nineteen was truly the year Capcom took it back. It's hard to believe I've been playing games from this company since back when I was a kid in the '90s, back with Mega Man X, Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts, and Street Fighte...   read
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Warframe dropped its Empyrean update, first for PC during The Game Awards and then a week later for PS4 and Xbox One. Like many of my experiences with new Warframe content, it is buggy as hell, but it hit the promised Decemb...   read
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It's hard to believe Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has been out since September because the first big seasonal event is now finally running. While new hunters in both low and high rank can enjoy the Winter Star Festival, vet...   read
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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne's newest siege monster, Safi'jiiva, has been out for about a week now. I've been farming him this whole time and delving into shared information from others, so this guide has almost everything ...   read
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The silver age of the fighting game genre is seemingly over. There are tons of great titles to play, both old and new, but many discussions I've come across are constantly debating problems like netcode, season passes, and th...   read
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Back when Pokémon Sun and Moon released, I hopped onto Smogon.com and took a stroll around the Uncharted Territory forum to explore the potential of a lot of the newer Pokémon. A lot of them held ...   read
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  Watch Video I'm on the precipice of finishing the Galarian Gym Challenge in Pokémon Shield, after catching a wide array of Pokémon and scoring copious amounts of EXP Candy from Max Raid Battles I've grinded in the...   read

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It's been a few weeks now since Samurai Shodown released with a wicked vengeance. As I've been playing it and following tournament videos, even two weeks out, there's a lot of stuff to be discovered in a new entry to a series...   read
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Summer anime 2019 is officially a post-basement-reveal world. Summer is a post-Diavolo world. A post-Rising of Shield Hero world! A post-One Punch Man season 2 world! We're now a few weeks into summer 2019 and I've been looki...   read
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Personally, I think the quality of Mario levels, now that we live in a Super Mario Maker 2 world, has gone up considerably. There are some cool, high-stress runners, some comically-themed levels, and some fun, puzzle-oriented...   read
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It's a tale as old as time, eternally retold. Halfway through the year, it's easy to look back on what we've played to date and possibly use it as a measuring stick against what we expect from the rest of the year. There are ...   read
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  Watch Video While a lot of our brave editors managed to crawl out to LA to check out Monster Hunter World: Iceborne a few weeks ago, a sizable portion of us may have finally gotten their hands on their own gameplay of Iceborne, courtesy ...   read
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For a few years straight now, I've been going around, asking people around this time of year if they're excited for what will come out of E3. There are many ideas, a lot of predictions, and while there is also some apathy abo...   read
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The Nioh 2 alpha has now come to an end. For about a week, a select few players jumped into a small demo of the upcoming sequel, provided they were lucky enough to get a code. Nioh was an important game to me, as it got me in...   read
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Right now in the fighting game scene, we're between releases. Older games have been receiving new DLC - like GT Goku arriving in Dragonball FighterZ, Blazblue Crosstag Battle getting Arcana Heart characters, wh...   read
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A few weeks back, everyone started talking about difficulty and accessibility from how hard Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is and we all had a nice laugh as the internet burned down around us. But we haven't heard from how the lov...   read
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Spring has sprung! A fresh new season stretches out before us as we dive into a pile of new anime and argue about what's worth watching and what's worth hate-watching. As always, the new season snuck up on me while I'm rewatc...   read
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  Watch Video Hideaki Itsuno promised that Devil May Cry 5, the just-released fifth game in the main Devil May Cry series, would "exceed all expectations." I think many would agree that it didn't just exceed all expectations, it damn well ...   read
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Devil May Cry 5 releases on March 8, just over ten years since the release of Devil May Cry 4. Since then, we've seen many other great character-based action games, like Bayonetta, Wonderful 101, NieR: Automata, Metal Gear Ri...   read
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With Fortnite basically dominating the battle royale for so long and overshadowing most competition, I was convinced it'd only go down alongside the battle royale genre as a whole. But Apex Legends garneri...   read
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As a little Christmas gift to for people who watch anime in the west, High Score Girl made its long awaited release on Netflix. Of course, it had been out for quite a while already in Japan. This was just the official release...   read
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Two years ago, I decided to gimmick up my annual Game of the Year list by comparing my choices for that year to JoJo Stands. Back then, I was a neophyte at JoJo's Bizarre Adventure and JoJo shitposting. But after two long yea...   read
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With over 70 characters to play now in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, just simply finding a character can be daunting. No, seriously, I have to remind myself the roster is in chronological release order, because it's hard t...   read
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I think in essence, before hitting the dusty trail of this topic, some amount of acceptance of business practices is inevitable. However, I think it was an interesting juxtaposition of the weeks leading up to Red Dead Redempt...   read
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With the spookiness of October past us, it's time for Extra-Life's international game day! While Extra-Life never limits when people can help raise money for children's hospitals by streaming games, November 3rd is the often ...   read

 

About Marcel Hoangone of us since 1:23 PM on 07.09.2011

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




Introduction post

10 things about me

Another goddamn 10 things about Strider

~Front Paged
- Downloadables: Every night is Monday Night Combat!
- eSports: Someone you know is hype
- Relaxation: Secretly training
- I calls dibs on Gaige!
- Let's explore space! My top 10 space games
- Giving thanks: Turning over a New Leaf
- Strider's GOTY 2015

~FAP Approved!
- A discussion about Catherine with my girlfriend
- So I applied for an internship at X-Play...
- Being Social: Cal State Long Beach's Gaming Club
- Persona 4: Ultimate and 4 other fighting games you probably don't know
- A new return to 3rd Strike Online part 1: Picking a main
- Top 6 somewhat natural disasters in gaming
- Villains: For me my dear, it was merely a Tuesday
- Let's talk about Phoenix Wright and Nova in UMvC3
- How I gave my girlfriend Tetris DS and loved every minute of it
- Let's talk about Rocket Raccoon and Frank West in UMvC3
- Xenophilia: The Universal Language of Mecha
- Asura's Wrath might get panned and I'm ok with that
- Acquisition: Solid Snake signed your what?
- A Valentine's Day reflection: two great loves
- Skullgirls and the art of combos
- 6 reasons why you should check out Legend of Korra
- Today, I thought about oversexualization
- Hype: Japan Time
- Objection! The story of an impossible gift for that special someone
- Cultural identity and Sleeping Dogs
- Finn and Flame Princess' big Disney Adventure Picspam
- FTL: Recovered diaries from a derelict spaceship
- Retaliation: Your guide to fighting the Collectors
-Handsome Jack, the father, the hero, the asshole
- Before StriderHoang, there was Marcel Hoang
- Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! You're not all that mathmatical
- Ralph wrecked his way into my heart
- The sixth generation wishlist from five time Pokemon Champion, Marcel
- Strider's big, fat, ride through 2012
- Being the best predator you can be
- The Striderhoang series Dtoid Trading Card Roundup
- Strider's top 10 Kirby powers
- I love grapplers
- The gift of gaming: BIONIC ARM!
- Strider's big, bonkers GOTY 2014 list
- Strider's favorite ninjas



~Friday Night Fight Replays!
- 09/02/11
- 09/09/11
- 09/23/11
- 09/30/11
- 02/07/12
- 02/12/12



~The Write Stuff! Get to writing!
- 06/30 - The Beginning!
- 07/06 - Line breaks
- 07/13 - Tone
- 07/20 - Commas
- 08/06 - Balance
- 09/03 - Crossposting
- Write Stuff of September - Pride

~ The Cblog Fapcast!
- XCOM or bust!
- The show must Smurf on!
- ScottyG is on the line
- Hobo extraordinaire, Manchild
- The sorry game
- Girlfriend caps
- #1ReasonHow
- Holiday Revengeance
- My Hairy, Downstairs Fapcast
- bbreaking nnews
- Strider alone
- Oh the Injustice!
- Glowbear and hate
- Strider likes Animal Crossing
- E3 jinxed it
- The Steamin'ing
- Return of Pony Pals
- Quotation fingers community
- High as a robot with Lemon Buster
- I can't believe it's not Pisstoid with Nanashi
- I'm really [heavy sigh] feeling it



Also, check me out on Bitmob!
Xbox LIVE:StriderHoang
Steam ID:StriderHoang


 

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