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I Was a Teenage Gamer - 010 - 09/01/2011

I Was a Teenage Gamer is the weekly journal of an extremely competent young man pursuing his goal of becoming a staff member at his favorite independent gaming blog, Destructoid. Beginning on his 19th birthday, he embarks on the adventure o...


Dtoid Midwest at MAGFest: Damn Straight

If I don't see this again, I'll be so very upset So MAGFest 9 is coming up very soon! I know a good number of Dtoiders are attending, and I felt it would be prudent to let you know that a number of us from Dtoid Midwest will be there! D...


What the VGA's Should Have Been

The annual VGAs just passed and based on critics, and ratings it is not the best representation of the video games or its fans. I am not here to write about what the VGAs did wrong (even though it was nearly everything) but instead writ...


Alan Wake is Officially Overrated

It was brought to my attention that Time Magazine gave Alan Wake it's Game of the Year award. The first thought I had on my mind was "wow Microsoft must have paid someone off." I read the article by Eric Narcisse, and I have to say Alan W...


INSIDER SCOOP!!1: Army Men Reboot Announced!

Hey there Destructoid! Great news! I know this guy who's uncle's best friend from high school's math tutor knows a guy who works at Electronic Arts (EA in layman's terms). Now, this very reliable connection of mine has revealed some very...


Spike TV Video Game Awards 2010

Holy Christmas on the horizon Batman, I cant believe it has been a week since I last did a blog but I do apologize I have been somewhat busy getting my fifth platinum on inFamous and playing Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions but I have bee...


Why the 2010 Video Game Awards Were Lame

The 2010 Video Game Awards aired on Spike TV earlier, and I'll be the first to say they SUCKED. I would feel bad for the audience, but at least they get gift bags for attending the show. Here's exactly why Spike TV's VGA awards sucked It...


G*STAR 2010: Marvel vs Capcom 3, Killzone 3

Though Korean-made online games were easily the most common on the show floor this year at G*STAR, there was also a few big international booths. Notably, Sony and Microsoft. Both were there in typical fashion, loud, bright, claiming prim...


Mega Man Online Hands-On

This Thursday marked the beginning of the four day extravaganza that was G*STAR 2010, The Korean equivalent of e3. It did not disappoint! The BEXCO Convention centre was engulfed by an almost uniform mass of Korean nerds. DSLRs, and Bubble ...



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Atlus is having a Super-Mega-Ultra 50% Off PSN Sale!

Aram Jabbari, Manager of Public Relations and Sales at Atlus, just posted on the Playstation blog that several Atlus games are going on sale from today to 29th. And if you couldn't tell from the title of this post, it's called the Super-M...


Reminder: Video Games Live in NH Nov 17th

Where: Capitol Center for the Arts 44 South Main St. Concord, NH 03301 When: This Wednesday November 17th. Pre-show festival starting at 5:45 PM. Actual concert starts at 7:30. Why: Because videogame music. Just a reminder. The Video Gam...


Seasons Beatings Redemption is a week away!

Next weekend, MoMo's2 in Columbus will see some of the biggest fighting game action this side of EVO. I'm going to be there lending equipment and help, and you can be sure that I'll be posting updates and photos right here on my D-Toid bl...


Sharks 'N' Hamburgers

I've been going to a lot of press events lately with Hamza, which is pretty cool because if he wasn't around, I probably wouldn't have any idea what I was supposed to be doing, and also, he's a self-proclaimed shark. And sharks, as we all k...


Wanna write for a new videogame blog/site?

<p>Hello, all. It's been a while since I posted here, but that's because I have been busy co-creating the awesome new video gaming site glitchytasty.com. We launched about a month ago, and things have been going great! We've given awa...


Men in skirts!

As I said to CrocBox during one of the Dtoid dinners at PAX, often a blog title just comes to me and the blog flows from that thought. My thought as I looked around PAX was that there were a lot of men in skirts in the crowd! As it turn...


Zombie Step-Dad

Apparently, something zombie-related happened this evening involving me and Hamza. (More on this later.)


PAX 2010 episode 2: Attack of the Clones

By now, I hope you've had a chance to read about the journey I brought megaStryke and GamesAreArt on as well as its tragic end. What I didn't tell you before was that I had thought in the back of my head that something like this might happ...


Ali D's (late) PAX loving post!

Even when I received my pass in the post, I still couldnt believe I was actually going to PAX. I felt something would go wrong; like Id be turned away from US Customs for having a beard or something. So after saying bye to my mum and dad,...




Have a great day!


Ipad has been fixed for my Now if only shed remember her damn Passcode!

Dr Mel

Huh, this popped into my youtube front Pretty damn

Anthony Marzano

Calling all ye PC players, whos up for another night of Left 4 Dead 2 multiplayer? Know we did one a while back and it was a lot of fun and I along with some others have a hankering for it Was thinking some time this More in the comments


Lol I think I might like this Final Fantasy VII thing


Can now say Ive taken apart a Macbook Tis an older model, but holy hell Apples use of screws rivals that of Nintendo! D:


Very nice to see Tchia has been getting very good reviews and CJ reviewed here it on Destructoid It will be launching to play on PS Plus and on Looks like a fun game! Should be out later

Dr Mel

I love XCOM style games, but they wear me Ok, I just got done with a tense Now I have to sift through all my resources and monitor various timers and a ticking Id probably really love these games if I was


not sure if any of yall have fucked much with Berried Alive, but ive been loving their shit a lot lately, especially their latest love the hiphop beats, pop production, and guitar shredding mixed all


What is the Letterboxd of video games?

Inquisitive Raven

My Nintendo has a set of Metroid Prime Remastered pins up for 800 platinum I already have the Metroid Dread pins,


Maybe AI art isnt completely


Well my supervisor came over to me and told me EHS people checked the noise level last Wednesday where I now work and it was withing their said to him then I want to book appointment with the work kept saying no, talk to EHS person tomorr

Virtua Kazama

Today is Ryomas first day on the job as part of the Shinsengumi I think hell be Going live with more Like a Dragon: Ishin!


For the real ones


Ladies & Gentlemen:


Guess who bought Super Mario Run just to be able to afford those sexy GameBoy posters ? Guess whos afraid hes addicted to Super Mario Run now ?

Lord Spencer

Check out my retrospective on Mega Man X4, the introduction to the excellent Zero gameplay, and consequently once of the best games in the

Inquisitive Raven

The Sights, Sound, and Speed update for Sonic Frontiers launches March 22! Updates include new time trial/boss rush modes, a photo mode, faster leveling, and more!




The second wave of spring Now you damn weebs have no excuse not to jump on the Trails series, Azure is finally here! And I got curious on the prequel to Giant Enemy Crab Simulator after the Gamingbrit video, so I picked it up for


Went to the zoo the other Sad to see they had only one dog It was a Unrelated #Striptoid


Ive been talking about it for but after waited with bated breath for a big end of the 3DS eShop sale, I finally gave in sans any sale and made what I assume will be my final purchases on the 3DS eShop


What is the worst and/or most dangerous day job for an NPC in a video game? For example, a roof top guard in Assassins Incredibly boring and pointless, and high chance of being stabbed and yanked off the




Kinda blows my mind that were 7 days from a complete eshop closure and were not getting steep discounts on That revenue stream will be gone forever, might as well get a few bucks, eh capitalists? Only great sales going on now are Capcoms


Look at this

The Actual Charlton Heston

Age of Darkness has its hooks in me, real Made it to the last A valiant stand was taken against the endless, reasty nightmare hordes; over 8,000 slain as they crashed against the bulwark of my All for naught, but twas glorious


Do people still use kickstarter/ indie go go / whatever to fund games or is it all Steam Early Access now?


What are some of your favourite lookong indie pixel visuals and animations for a I remember Iconoclasts looking really nice when I played


Current function

My Enormous Hairy Downstairs Kitchen

Lads, I am going Is anyone else having trouble with the preview function while editing blogs? Im making changes to posts, but the pop-up-previews arent reflecting any changes I When I publish posts, they seem to publish *old drafts*


In hindsight, I think Monster Hunter 4U is my favorite MH It was the pinnacle of “classic” MH, and while I LOVE World and Rise, MH4U just hit Put like 200 hours into it the summer before I went to I should play it again, RIP 3


PSA, rumours have leaked of a release on Game Pass of Shin megami tensei III nocturne HD + ports of SMTIV& Apocalypse and Looks sketchy as hell but Id be super down for a replay of SMTV with a decent resolution/frame rate!


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Have a great day!

Boxed Swine

Hopefully this doesnt double


Saw Scream 6 tonight and loved It was a fun follow up to the 5th We then visited Terror Trader again and they had some new stuff Legit love this More pics in the


I think Ive finally embraced my inner Dr A-ko has decided that she wants to watch me, watch TV, or play She gets on the arm rest, and poses, waiting for me to pet her, Its pretty time Gadget, next time!

CaimDark Reloaded

Okay, I get the war against the Locust is won, but I still have no clue why Im killing other humans and robots in Gears


The Enrichment Center is required to remind you that you will be baked and then there will be


I love you guys like I love chicken No matter where I go, I just want some When there arent tendies on offer, something will just feel very Now, wheres my chocolate milk!?


Look at my post history and get

Inquisitive Raven

Sir, yes, SIR!