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  Watch Video I have a shocking love for games that make me feel like I can barely keep up with them. Sadly, there haven't been a ton of games to scratch this particular itch. Enter Cloudbuilt, the neon robot ghost speed platformer. Luckil...   read

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  Watch Video If you've never heard of the game TUG I wouldn't blame you. I mean, I had only learned about it a few weeks ago. As my producer Bill Zoeker (Zoey) pitched it, "Think like Minecraft but for your weird hipster people Spencer." ...   read

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  Watch Video You ever have those games that just sneak up on you? When Witch and the Hundred Knight was announced I was all about that nonsense. Fast forward several months to now and the game is out. Boy does it look silly. If you aren't...   read

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  Watch Video It feels really good to be back in the saddle. We missed pretty much an entire week of shows due to GDC, but we're coming back with a vengeance. If you've heard Phil or I talk about our favorite games you've undoubtedly heard...   read

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  Watch Video If you're anything like Phil or I you haven't put down Titanfall since it came out on Tuesday. It's really refreshing to jump back into a competitive multiplayer game. Now that I'm thinking about it, the last time I got into ...   read

Hohokum live
  Watch Video Have you guys seen Hohokum? Of course you have, it's the charming and beautiful game about everything and nothing. I realize that's not a very apt description, but there isn't really a better way to describe it. All we know i...   read

Dark Souls II live
  Watch Video I don't often recommend that you take Phil and my crazy antics and base drinking games off of them, but if you have to do it sometime: today is the day. Now, we aren't exactly bad at games -- between the two of us we can mudd...   read

Win an Xbox One
  Watch Video Here at Destructoid we're either super excited for Titanfall or we're skipping it entirely. Naturally, I'm one of the people ready to sacrifice their firstborn to get their hands on the game. So, when Twitch came to us about ...   read

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  Watch Video I've got to say, I'm looking forward to Infamous: Second Son. Now, this might surprise you if you follow my infuriatingly titled posts. Up until last week I didn't have any interest in Second Son. Sure, it looked neat, but w...   read

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  Watch Video I've never been a huge fan of South Park. I mean, I appreciate its biting satire but there's just something about the show that convinced every suburban teenager to try a Cartman impression that just doesn't sit right with me...   read

Infamous live
  Watch Video If you own a PlayStation 4, chances are you're pretty stoked about Infamous: Second Son. Now, if there's one thing we do here at Destructoid it's give our loyal fans what they need. So if you're preparing to cram Second ...   read

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  Watch Video Hey all, consider this a PSA: Lego Movie is good- like really really good. So, when a lovely fan gifted Phil a copy of the game on Steam (Thanks Shadowclone1000!) we were cautiously optimistic. Sure Lego games are typically c...   read

EDF EDF EDF
  Watch Video It's the end of one era and the beginning of another. This week is the first in which Phil and I have taken over Dtoid.tv as full-time heads of the channel. Naturally, we're sad to see King Foom go but we're both ready to tak...   read

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  Watch Video In case you didn't catch last night's Gentlemen's Club I'll bring you up to speed: Phil and I are taking over Dtoid.tv once our beloved King Foom moves on. This means that we're going to have to restructure the entire live ch...   read

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  Watch Video Yep guys. It's time to pack in the Gentlemen's Club. It's been a hell of a ride. We started the show up almost a year and a half ago and it's easily become the highlight of my week. When Phil and I first came up with the idea...   read

Makedonski
  Watch Video When Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare was first announced I was seemingly the only person on the planet not won over by it's charms. Something about EA making a third person shooter out of an already delightful IP didn't si...   read

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  Watch Video I had no idea that Strider was going to be as rad as it is. Leading up to release I expected a kind of meh platformer that was all style with no substance. Well I feel foolish. The neon-soaked ninja nonsense (alliteration) is...   read

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  Watch Video If you've been following my Twitter you know I'm absolutely head over heels for Payday 2. I came in expecting a crime themed Left 4 Dead-lite but what I got was one of my favorite co-op games. There' s something about plannin...   read

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  Watch Video Goddamn do I love Hotline Miami. It's certainly the little game that could. It's bloodsoaked neon aesthetics and thumpin' soundtrack has made it one of few games I've beaten multiple times. Now, you can imagine my excitement ...   read

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  Watch Video Remember back when we all used to watch kids movies? You know, when we were kids? Well, it looks like they've been taken care of while we were away. Last week Phil and I saw the Lego Movie and oh my god it was pretty commonpl...   read

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  Watch Video Since indie month ended, Phil has kind of been going nuts. If you didn't check out our last show you missed a hot beach adventure with Dead or Alive Xtreme 2. So, how has Phil decided to top that nonsense? Apparently the answ...   read

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  Watch Video Here on the Videogame Clubhouse we try to be topical. We bring you the newest and hottest games around. As you saw last month we brought you all kinds of new indie games with cool developer interaction. So, how are we going t...   read

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  Watch Video I'm not going to get fancy with this post: Octodad is better than pretty much every game launched in the past year. In the hour I spent with the game last night I had more fun than I had in recent memory. Naturally, we're end...   read

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  Watch Video You like guns? Cool, that's very American of you. Now, if you're like me you love to customize things. Well, Mercenary Kings is here to deliver. We're going through this Contra themed murder-fest live and in person today on t...   read

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  Watch Video Just for you guys we somehow roped some of the wonderful people from Playism to come by and talk about La-Mulana 2 and their Kickstarter they announced just last night! We will be playing the original while taking questions f...   read

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  Watch Video If you haven't checked into the Videogame Clubhouse recently you've probably not heard that we're having guests in from La-Mulana 2 and we're demoing world premiere gameplay. In order to prepare for this nonsense we're playin...   read

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  Watch Video I'm going to cut to the chase with this one: Nidhogg is really great. I've been waiting for this game since it first started winning awards back in 2010. In the interim I sort of forgot that Nidhogg existed. Oops. Did you for...   read

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  Watch Video Forget that year of Luigi nonsense, the real thing you should be celebrating is Indie Month on the Videogame Clubhouse. We're keeping the hype train a-rollin' with the fantastic Nuclear Throne. If you're not all up in this bu...   read

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  Watch Video Ooo wee baby! I'm back and feelin' soooo good. I've been out for a few weeks so I'm well-rested and a rarin' to go. Part of my resurrection in 2014 is the beginning of INDIE MONTH 2014!  To kick off our month we're playi...   read

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  Watch Video If you've ever seen the Gentlemen's Club you're already well aware that I'm hot garbage when it comes to fighting games. Apparently I've become notorious due to this fact. So earlier this week when Phil and Manny asked me to ...   read

 

About Spencer Hayesone of us since 6:18 PM on 03.10.2010

Nobody really knows what Spencer does. Technically some sort of Community Manager Spencer has also been known to stand in front of cameras and talk to people. Additionally, he's a hot hunk o' man.

Aside from these studly endeavors, Spencer loves indie games in a way that would make most people blush and has played more hours of Pokemon than any one person should.

Apparently ethics statements are a thing we're doing now so I guess I have to put that here:

I'm friends with several indie developers and I worked at Gamestop at one point in my life. I really love hotdogs.

I'm pretty sure those are the only biases I could think to air.
Xbox LIVE:Optimist Crime
PSN ID:TheCrimeMinister
Steam ID:CrimeMinister


 

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