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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...




3 weeks left of Hopefully it goes by The students are being super extra and we just got back from a long


Whenever emulation or piracy comes up in online spaces theres always the one user who turns into a holy crusader who will fight for Nintendo against the heretics who played Mother 3 that one


I just flew an airplane for the first AMA


It is great how all the characters in Chainsaw Man always have their priorities


Finally got Fatalis in place


Oh sweet! My reasons for getting a ps5 instead of just building a good Gaming PC are getting Hopefully the indie company Sony can manage to do a functional PC Port for a €60-70 2 year old game


Its a conspiracy against my bank account !


New Moyse review just dropped for a fighting Is a banger News at


Legend (1985) may not have my favorite story, but it may be my favorite fantasy set design of all time, next to Its THE quintessential 80s fantasy: glitter on everything, ethereal sets & costumes, whimsical unicorns and

Sir Shenanigans

Ain’t never heard of no air pod


Im morbidly curious so I think Im going to gamefly Gollum


Sleep Token have always intrigued me because they have a really unique vibe going on (Pop R&B Deftones metal thing) but their previous albums just kinda bored The new one is hella more dynamic and worth a listen even if the lyrics can get a bit


After about 7 hours, Im calling it quits on Amnesia: While the story and mystery were genuinely compelling, the actual act of playing it was a It was the worst parts of Soma, but longer and with more obtuse Full thoughts below:


Average Tuesday Status:


Are all of the Super Mario Advance games worse than the originals or is it just Yoshis Island?


Magneta is out now in Early Access! It has Act 1 and 2 of its 3 Acts at Demo is all of Act Its a 2D Devil May Cry like Not much game site reviews but the steam user reviews are very I just saw they snuck V1 Ultrkaill as a




Street fighter sounds great, and I have leftover psn credit in my But oh shit ps Plus extra gives me some real D tier games to play like night of azure 1 and 2! Theyre otherwise pretty expensive digitally and Thats REAL


The Marvelous Maisel is over and Im worried there will never be a comedy as detailed and clever and period piece fun and densely packed with dialogue as it was ever


Dark souls 2 (2014)

sp testure

Were back!! Wooo!


I Think You Should Leave season 3 just dropped on For those who dont know, its a comedy sketch series starring Tim Robinson and produced by the lonely island Humor is a tricky thing but these always land for


Finally ready to show my next gig! A mini open world - small in size but packed with stories, details, things to Dating, farming, murder mystery, sidequests, Imagine HarvestMoon / Stardew Valley but a bit more


Had a good run with Apollyon going in Binding of Isaac, but fizzled out at Lost too much health during the run to I would have accepted losing to Mega Satan, but regular Satan?

Chris Moyse

Andrew of our support team seems to have fixed the community section again (including logins) and notes that he has added code that should hopefully prevent it from ever entering Read Only mode Appreciate your patience, Pic unrelated


I have played through most of the main story for Tears of the Kingdom and got to say really dissapointed with its More then like half of it with the story of temples feels literally copy and pasted and unimportant and repeats samey info constantly


Have a great day!


Just watched The Visit for the first time and mostly loved this crazy ass They dial the creepy up to 11 halfway through and I definitely wasnt expecting what they had in store for Overall a fun


Got baked and watched What a blast from the terrible I love it, but everytime Jagger showed up, I just heard John Mulaney doing his

Ricky Namara

The Sonic fandom is both thirsty and


May the person who designed Lightning Tower 7s minigame in FFX-2 never have a cold side of a pillow, ever! Im so angry and I rarely actually get angry when playing


Alright, I have finished my Boltgun trek and I have to say, it is probably one of the best 40k games of the bunch👍 My feeling pretty much match Zoeys review though, iffy level design with no map and weird item pickup placement make it


Maaaaaan, I wish the Remnant 2 devs would give me a proper release besides I just wanna pre-order the dang thing already!


Rewatching Gundam 00 and god damn its still the GOAT of Just such a well done I dont think any Gundam series will ever top it again for

Whispering Willow

Looking forward to trying Manon this Still would like Rose in SF6, but Jamie, Kimberly, Chun Li and Guile felt cozy enough to patiently wait for her to turn Id play Ken, but Im cutting back on


who will be playing SF6 and Diablo 4; What characters/classes will you be playing? (Or in the case of SF6, which characters are you most looking forward to playing that we havent gotten to try yet?) Ill answer my own question below!

Chris Moyse

I’m glad qposts and cblogs are back for you I hope this will offset the Crushing Unhappiness and Physical Pain I’m dealing Btw SF6 review coming tomorrow and I done fucked it through Ggs

Virtua Kazama

Its fighting game week because Street Fighter 6 is coming out, but Im in the mood to play some VF3tb Were jumping back into the world of Fightcade for tonights session of Virtua Fighter Takeover!


Happy Memorial Day yall! Thank a veteran, and be safe!


Finished Xanadu My playthrough was about 15hrs and I loved pretty much every minute of Nothing ground breaking but it had a great atmosphere and the final dungeon was superb! Havent yet touched the endgame dungeon but Im sure I will do


Uh-HYUCK! Its the end times, Mickey!

Cygnus Rush 961

Many thanks to the people behind the scenes at Dtoid for getting things


This is the ideal male You may not like it, but this is what peak performance looks


Big God, Ive been holding that in all weekend!


Psa: If you say war hammer three times while taking a dump the site will

Spiders For Sale

Started watching Legend of the Galactic Heroes and it is incredibly Is this supposed to be a serious show?


Man the like one or two grunt noises NPCs constantly make every sentence or two in Tears of the Kingdom very quickly gets really fucking annoying to listen Would rather they are unvoiced if this is all that they do with them


This one got lost in the Qtoid ether: somebody put me in charge of Konami so I can do this shit right