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Good Things In Bad Games - Borderlands

The best part about the internet is that I have always found it to be a place that people can freely express their opinions and engage in conversation with others quickly and civilly. We can all thank Al Gore for this unique ability, f...


What I'd Like to See In Silent Hill

Ah, Silent Hill, it's a series that at once calls to my heart and pushes me away. My personal experience with the series is very limited, having only played through Silent Hill 2 a couple times and that was quite a ways after release. ...


'Souls: "Guts Mode" in Dark Souls II

It’s my “Month of ‘Souls” and I’ve nearly finished my playthrough of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin; the current-gen remaster of From Software’s sequel, with altered enemy and item placemen...


Final Thoughts on Resident Evil:Revelations 2

~Prologue~I was listening to an interview with comic book writer Scott Snyder, currently helming Batman, better known for putting an emphasis on horror into his stories— underline horror with a big fat red pen! The interesti...


You Don't Want a New Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

Well, it looks like The Birdman hasn’t retired his digital skateboard quite yet. Recently, the gaming world was abuzz with rumors and speculations regarding the kind of, sort ofconfirmed Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, chomping a...


Nintendoid FNF 05/01 - Slinking in the shadows

There were big shake ups this past week. I finally became G ranked, slayed some elder dragons for their parts like a turbocharged Native American, and made a really cool pair of knives that do both ice damage and explode. What? Th...


My 5 Favorite Games Within Games

Mini games within video games can be the small portion of a game that can make or break the games success. Many of the most popular games of all time have games within them in which you can boost your score or even be awarded an extra ...


The Shit Box: A Shitty State of Affairs

Greetings all, it's been a while since I've done one of these. I've been meaning to let things settle with the redesign process, and wasn't intending to make an entry for another week. This isn't an angry summary like usual, I'm just h...


Cblog recap of 04/29/15 and PSEUDO-QALAMARI-ISMS

http://i763.photobucket.com/albums/xx276/l6t4g1/striderisms.jpg Last week, in addition to letting Riobux take a day from me, Destructoid went through a massive visual overhaul with the expected hanky-jank bugs and glitches. Stuff like ...


I (inadvertently) stole one of my favorite games

I spent most of the PlayStation 1 era obsessed with Japanese role-playing games. I blame Final Fantasy VII, mostly, since it was the first game I ever bought with my own money, causing it to become the standard by which all other games...


Happy thoughts! Happy thoughts!

DLC gouging? Studio closings? Needless controversy? Community quarrels? Suicides (seriously, RIP)?! Also, no Kanji?!  Can you believe it? Video games aren't always happy. As great as they can be, the industry surro...


How to not treat your employees

I was done blogging until today. Everytime I even thought about blogging, I got a painful reality check injection, telling me I should work on my thesis instead, you know, the thing that probably will define my future? Yeah, up until n...


Weekly Top 5: Mario Games (Platforming)

It's been a couple weeks since I've actually posted one of my weekly top 5 blogs. I do sincerely apologize. It was the first time since I started doing them that I didn't post one, which began last summer. I had a pretty good streak go...


WHAT'S KONAMI'S FUTURE? An UnPro Speculation

  I wasn't planning to do a vlog of this, but I had a few thoughts not mentioned elsewhere....Plus one of my lights went out. GO TOWARDS MY CHANNEL TO SEE THE LIGHT! Or at least some happier videos.https://www.youtube.com/user/jo...



I know I know that is the killer question that everyone has been debating over! Especially with all this CRAZY news going on with Konami. But this is the biggest and most important issue that you all should be concerned with ;) I do n...


Cblog of 4/25/15 - Yes, just the one.

http://i.imgur.com/EQvAXeu.jpghttp://www.destructoid.com//ul/user/2/25438-291011-363jpg-620x.jpg Well, maybe it's because we're in the middle of transition, but yesterday's blog count was very small. I mean, the only one who posted a b...




Messed around in the new Hitman Freelancer mode for a few hours before Pretty much what I wanted out of it so far, but MAN I suck right My assassin skills have gotten super rusty, but I do love how this is getting me to try different


Alright Phil, here’s my nasty deck and lane control setup I put together Ideally spend rounds 1-3 adding shit to their deck, drop Sandman and restrict to one card plays, drop Ronan on turn 6 for 15-17 I mostly get quitters so far 😂


Finally watched the TLOU Wildly exceeded what I could have hoped That is how you fucking adapt a video Needs to be the blueprint for how this is handled going 5/5


If someone here grabs Pizza Tower you have to let me know how you find it, Im torn between getting it or Hi-Fi Rush as my next game


Been having fun coming up with attack patterns lately! Gif in the comments, its too chonky for Edit: Bump + IMPORTANT UPDATE


Well this fucking


Fuck Brian Fuck Cop This shit is terrible and fucking depressing me worse than my step brothers Like, everything surrounding Cop City, a project of at least $60 Million, just feels so

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Heyo Pixie! Can you please DM or send me a message on discord a shipping address for you? Was doing some cleaning and stumbled across a little something I think you might like :) Pic might be a clue of what its related


Miss me with that fake attempt at ethical consumption under Hogwarts Legacy looks like utter Happy to not be buying it until it is very very Students murdering “bad guys” is just


I wanted something short to play, so I settled on Wario Land As an avid player of 3, having health is But the level variety is phenomenal and the time limit makes it feel like a series of I mostly hated how the bosses were

The Mars In The Mirror

On one hand I pledged not to buy the DS remake since I believe EA made it for cynical reasons on the other its reviewing I hate EA but love the Callisto was a dud but DS looks really So Im :/


I am hereby retiring from To those who enjoy my Self, fear This persona will be replaced by an AI-generated MetaToid™ modeled on 500000 hours of Slimeyposting Investors are expecting a 900% engagement level increase by Bye!

Virtua Kazama

Im in the mood for more Mario Kart tonight, which means you guessed it: MORE Time for the 25th session of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe!


Back to working on my music, finally! Have almost finished another track for my Original Game Soundtrack project, but need some advice on what context to surround it Is it more a dungeon track? Vendor track? What? Link in the



Sweaty Dungus

I am hereby retiring from To those who enjoy my Self, fear This persona will be replaced by an AI-generated MetaToid™ modeled on 500000 hours of Dungleposting Investors are expecting a 900% engagement level increase by Bye!


Finished The What an ugly, nasty little game that When its not sympathising with sexual predators, its actively telling people with trauma that maybe you are beyond The below trophy tells you what its stance is on mental

Virtua Kazama

Only 50 away from hitting 1k followers on

Just Aaron

You know what would make me upgrade my recently outdated PC? Killing Floor I would buy a completely new PC with an RTX 5000 GPU just for I would easily spend $3,000 on Love Killing Floor Never gets


Yeah Im looking forward to the Dead Space Honestly I really like the first one still, so Im hoping its a good And if this goes well, it would be cool to see an expanded and improved Dead Space 2 as And then a new DS3


I underestimated John I knew he had a sense of style and humor from the Evil Within DLC & sequel, but I would never have expected him to shadow drop a motherfucking character action rhythm game styled after Jet Set I NEEEED IT!


The special Japanese edition for Xanadu Next looks so awesome! Shame I don’t live in Japan or … Australia


Xbox Series X purchased 👍 Kinda wild that I got it from Newegg (no 3rd party seller) w/ free shipping + 2 days sooner than in store pickup at the local Best Buy I woulda needed to walk to anyway Dead Space here I come!! 😃


Turns out shit hit the fan with my sister and her roommates so shes moving out today instead of Time to start moving her stuff once I get off


Metal Gear 1 has no shortage of obtuse annoyances from time to time, but moments like these are still gold, especially coming off of


Good deer God the new Riverside album is crazy great! Such diversity different vibes from each Loving this new Hard to pick a favorite to share but I love the electro prog jam intro and djenty outro of this


Many qpots ago, I shared that Ive used Silent Hill 2 for my classes but didnt go into The questions you see in the photo are the ones I ask after watching Marys Letter The exercise works, as students understand without playing the


One more day until Dead Space! I dont understand how Im so excited for a new coat of paint on top of a game Ive played at least 5 times already, but damn it, I am!

Lynx Amali

Update on the Mom situation: 3-6 months if were progressed to her brain and more through her Shes not getting enough hemoglobin to her Shes getting a special bed, oxygen 24/7 and a nurse


*bump3 2/3 update* Upped the goal on the GoFundMe, as bills never Things are not going great, progress Holidays, and govt Match made in Anyways link in comments, and update on the page Thanks for all your


Walking into a public bathroom when you see someone walking out and hoping you dont pick the warm Call that flushin roulette

Inquisitive Raven

My reaction when horror devs make a colorful, fun game to mix things up:


Still playing Fire Emblem Honestly not hating the bond ring mechanic as much as I thought I was going to, its a lot more thought out and kinder than say Xenoblade 2s


Im apparently getting a certain special something in the mail Anyone got guesses as to what it is? Pic not


Have a great day!!!


I think not being alone in this universe is

The Whore of Babylon

A few hours in and I feel comfortable putting Hi-Fi Rush on the GOTY list Its like playing a Clover title for the first Style with Also Sebastian from The Evil Within cameo-ing and poking fun at his games is


I find myself stuck in a loop of eventual wanting to give up on trying to be I want to share my music, but hardly anyone listens, and it makes me wonder if Im bad at music, or people just dont give a fuck about Endless goddamn

The Whore of Babylon

Ok so why didnt they just show the first boss for H-Fi Rush as the presentation? Motherfuckers made a giant robot fight synced to Nine Inch Been a Had a very tumultuous year that kept demanding all of my Good now


The comments are right, playing this on loop is extremely funny


Welp repair job failed I wanna keep doing it but the parts are just too expensive and hard to find good ones without there being something MASSIVE wrong with Like today, I got a 2DS thay worked great, open it up and notice the SD card


Solitaire (Klondike specifically) is still the best card game on


I go through phases of Punch Out! And Tetris so fucking God If you ever asked me what my favourite games are, they would never come up but I play them all the Yall got one of those?


I am home to the You dont remember me because I havent been around but check the account and tell me I havent left you my First cab off the rank: Persona 3? Yall getting around that now?


If anyone hasnt played the Outer Wilds, they Charming as heck game with great Any game with a Banjo in its soundtrack is A+ in my


Shinji Mikami finally gets his PNO3 All is