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April Fools: Not "nerd"--"node."

No sentence better exemplifies how I felt about Raiden the first time I played Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. After the sinking of the tanker, which is one of the best opening chapters in gaming history, I was waiting with antic...

 
 
 
 

From Sofware with Love: The Tower

I bought my PS3 in 2009, after saving up for it for months. It came bundled with Metal Gear Solid IV, and as soon i finished wiping my tears for Big Boss and Snake, i decided it was time to move on to another game, and that game was De...

 
 
 
 
 
 

From Software With Love: Re-releases and Remasters

This month sees the release of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin edition on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC; an updated version of the game running in a high definition 1080p resolution (with increased textures), 60fps frame ...

 
 
 
 

From Software With Love: Find a happy place...

The ‘Souls games can be unrelenting, brutal and dark; true tests of mental willpower, emotional fortitude and grim resolve. Whilst playing, the majority of the time you’ll likely be inching your way through labyrinthine du...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap (WiiU)

Despite my claims in a previous review, this month I was simply not done with Zelda, and even though I tried to put it down, once you get stuck into the rhythmic solving of puzzles and spelunking of temples nothing else quite scratche...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Hyrule Warriors (WiiU)

Taking a brief departure from the official canon of The Legend of Zelda, and uncharacteristically taking a risk with one of its most prestigious intellectual properties, in 2014 Nintendo released Hyrule Warriors on the WiiU. I'm reall...

 
 
 
 

MAJORA MARCH: The Most Disturbing Man in the Moon

Majora’s Mask ostensibly has a central antagonist, that of the titular mask and its influence over the poor innocent Skull Kid, and supposedly it’s because of this masked villain that you’re gathering power over the ...

 
 
 
 

Majora March: Lend Me Your Ears

Majora March is all about celebrating the minutiae of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask in wake of its recent remaster on the Nintendo 3DS. Playing the game with a fresh coat of paint has the cogs in my giant clock tower of a h...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bloggers Wanted: Majora March

[This month’s Bloggers Wanted comes from Preposterous Whitey and is all about weird masks and videogame conspiracy theories!] In the wake of the recent re-release of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask for the Nintendo 3DS,...

 
 
 
 

My Nine

I must apologize if this video is too artistic and somewhat creepy, here is another video if you need to cleanse your ears. To be honest I was not looking forward to this post. There is simply more than Nine people on the site tha...

 
 
 
 

The Nine Best Dtoiders Ever

I am not the easiest person to get to know. I'm a quiet guy raised by quiet people and I'm 75% deaf to boot. It's not the sort of life that produces the gregarious, amiable type. Being friends with me usually requires people who are co...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Happy Anniversary Dtoid: The Magnificent Nine

I've only just celebrated my one year anniversary here at Destructoid; I officially signed up in February 2014 after lurking for a couple of years in awe of the GIF bombs in the front page articles comments' sections. It's been good so...

 
 
 
 

I Love Shadow of the Colossus!

[This is an essay I wrote a while ago for my college work. It wasn't for a formal assignment, but instead just a practice piece that we were allowed to pick any topic for. So I decided to gush about SotC. I've been sitting on it for ag...

 
 
 
 

Band of Bloggers: Journey into Peril!

I bet you're wondering why that's an image from the old fallout games? For this month's Band of Bloggers assignment -- dedicated to one of my favorite gaming franchises of ever, Fallout -- I ahead of time asked Scholarly Gamer, one of...

 
 
 
 

Important Tips to Win at Sport Betting

Although a large number of people across the globe enjoy a flutter, but many understand as much as necessary about what they are doing to win at sports betting such as soccer betting in the long term. In betting, it is all about getti...

 
 
 
 

The Gift of Gaming: BIONIC ARM!

A great gift to me is something that qualifies the phrase, "the gift that keeps on giving." And what better gift is there that has more to give then what it initially offers then a good old fashioned fighting game? 2008 sounds so rece...

 
 
 
 

The Gift of Gaming: Influences on my sleeve

My name is Nick and I've been playing games my entire life. In this here blog, I'd like to share what games I consider to be influential on who I am today and probably impacted you too. First up, Sim City. Sim City brought me into adu...

 
 
 
 

Giving Thanks: Sega Genesis Collection

Initially I had scrapped an entirely different Giving Thanks post because I got to the point when there had to be a decision made about what could be included and what could not and instead the post got junked. Which sucked because I w...

 
 
 
 

Fangs for the Memories: Slender

It was surprisingly difficult to choose a top horror game, or horror moment. The first that came to mind was ‘of course, Fatal Frame!’. The game is generally very eerie; the ambience is effective; of a breeze drifting throu...

 
 
 
 

Giving Thanks: The Miiverse

Though touted as one of the greater evolutions in gaming, I’ve never been a huge proponent of online gaming. Indulging in a game’s world and story is a personal experience for me. The voices and actions of other players, pa...

 
 
 
 

Giving Thanks: Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire

...My Pa (Grandfather) passed away 13 years ago today. November 16th, 2001. His wife Nana passed away earlier this year after a long fight against Alzheimer's. I was 10 when he passed away... not really concerned with anything more tha...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Fuzunga

The craziest thing just I was going to upload the picture I took of Bigfoot now that its working again, but the memory card spontaneously combusted as soon as I removed it from the camera! I guess it wasnt meant to

 
 
Parismio

Since some of yall mentioned how bad the fallout frontier mod is, I checked some clips of Wow, I feel bad for these voice actors having to say many of these I wouldve been really embarrassed after seeing the end

 
 
Seymour

Were I still more proactive with keeping up with my YT channel, Id try to turn these into quirky YT But, thats not me So, find a couple funny trims of Dead Space gameplay within the comments! Image

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently I am going to review those within brackets once completed: - -Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Switch) -SteamWorld Quest (Switch) -Nioh 2 (PS4/5) -Splatoon 3 (Switch)

 
 
hester2

Rewatching the R&R Hall of Fame induction for Nirvana, and it still blows me away that they decided to go all female performers for Perfect Maybe they should have done a different order, Kinda blew the load early with Joan Jett

 
 
Nydius

Considering buying a set of PS5 covers but cant decide which color: Cosmic Red or Galactic So I asked for my wifes input, showing her the two I like the regular white Gee, hun,

 
 
dephoenix

Despite knowing its a pipe dream, there is a part of me that really wants Hi-Fi Rush to do for video games what Spider-verse did for animated Just please games industry, make more games that are just fun and complete at

 
 
hester2

God bless this amazing The news about him having to step down was rough, but hopefully he still has a lot of time If Patient Number Nine is any indication, hes not done making fun music

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick

Thanks to Phil, Pat and whoever else, Im now addicted to Marvel

 
 
hester2

Been about 20 years since Ive seen it, but goddamn Near Dark still slaps!

 
 
Dr Mel

Wrapped up Dead Space remake, great game but jesus is it Im very ready now to play something dumber and more actiony, like the RE4 Some further commends on DS Remake in the

 
 
taterchimp

I would be drunk shitposting on twitch, but no one is live thats I would go live but I doubt I have more than an hour in So instead, getting bueno with Spotify recommendations and Dark Souls Hit me up with good music maybe

 
 
Whispering Willow

Been rewatching Picard and was reminded of the Romulan Pixmit cards, used in episode 3 for divination and in the next as playing cards, meaning their lore is similar to that of and now I need Pixmit

 
 
Gajknight

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PhilKenSebben

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ctg867

Im sorry what?? Also, thank you Chris, et al for getting images working again ๐Ÿ™

 
 
bong264

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TheBlondeBass

Streamin some Pizza Tower over on YouTube! Link in the thread

 
 
medicamecanica

Images work, my wife had me help come up with these hatcronyms while I played Star

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

Grief from work about sitting down of all things (apparently I suddenly need a doctors note when it was fine before), and grief from my mom telling me not to quit that dumpster fire immediately werent on my list of things to happen

 
 
Zoey Handley

I think images might be working again? Check 1,

 
 
TroyFullbuster

I heard yall like 80-90s arcade games like Ghouls n Goblins but with Sonic the Hedgehog

 
 
PhilKenSebben
 
 
Kerrik52

Hi-Fi RUSH complete! Absolute goddamn John Johanas with Mikami behind him cannot be I kinda ate dirt trying to unlearn my DMC habits, but it was still such an uplifting Can we get more games like this?

 
 
ctg867

Absolutely lost it at them ditching the MGS-style radio to just project the characters face on screen during a call a la Dead I expected the UI and controls to conform to OG Dead Space like the other REmakes did, but this was too much ๐Ÿ˜‚

 
 
Seymour

Almost feels pleasantly quaint to have no pictures to scroll through Anyway, heres a YouTube embed to offend your eyes!

 
 
Just Aaron

Yo What`s the next game you`re super hyped about? Me? RE 4 remake, The Forest 2, and Lo Or is it Long Wo? Chinese Nioh 3? I don`t Either way those games will last me an entire What`s your next obsession?

 
 
Neronium

Interesting day at I am working the schools front office today cause of an

 
 
Cathedral

Current status (in comments):

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Huh so apparently RE4 Remake basicaly has two routes/timelines pretty similar to how its done in RE2/RE2 The second route is mainly brand new content and you go down that route if the dog stays dead near the If not go down other

 
 
Whispering Willow

I dont have a problem with weapons breaking in Money solves I do take exception to clearing a map of archers only to have reinforcements with more archers show Kinda limits what I can do with my flying Makes me replace them w/

 
 
Boxman214

Apparently Ant-Man is promoting his autobiography on his new A Marvel actually wrote this biography and is selling I love that so I hope theres an audibook read by Paul

 
 
Fuzunga

I cant believe picture uploading broke right when I captured photographic evidence of Bigfoot in You guys will just have to take my word for it, I guess!

 
 
taterchimp

VALENTINES DAY MASSACRE โ€˜23: shaved Chicago-style Italian beef, fried fresh mozzarella + housemade giardiniera; served with au This one calls out to me, as a Chicagoland

 
 
Chris Moyse

Welp, no picture this time, but Im still here to wish you all a very happy and joyous Im actually off for a week, or at least Ill try to be :/ Anyway, have a good weekend, be kind to yourself, and find the small treats in life <3 See ya soon!

 
 
Chris Moyse

Hey folks! it seems that the weird image issue Videos are fine, pics are Ill reach out to support today and hopefully they can Its unlikely to happen this week - as were hittin the weekend, but hopefully will get sorted soon

 
 
CelicaCrazed

Feels like were getting a lot of not good video game news these Turns out Nintendo posted the wrong price for their Switch game vouchers for us Canadian Instead of its supposed to be

 
 
Cathedral

When did we all just decide to accept that S tier is better than A?

 
 
ChronoLynxx

Its Friday! This week This weeks TGIF is up over in the blogs! Come say hi and let us know how your week went along with all your weekend plans! Hope everyone has a great

 
 
cockaroach

I love it when I fart and it travels up my Feels Like a ghost hotdogging my butt

 
 
Torchman

Finished Fire Emblem Engage last What a game haha

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Got to say so far in Devil May Cry 4 I am very mixed on Its not terrible or bad but I would say out of 1,3 so far I not enjoying it as The devil arm B grab a enemy is a very mindless boring move that works on/incentives pretty much every enemy

 
 
Whispering Willow

Witherbloom has poisonous goth plant girls, making it the best campus and curriculum in Strixhaven, a better school for Im told another has campus magical orc

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

Red Orca, one of the bands who did music for No More Heroes 3, made a music video for a track that I dont think is in the game, but definitely has that Rock on!

 
 
mullon

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Zoey Handley

Some music to work

 
 
RiffRaff

This looks like a silly and entertaining boomer Guess Ill grab it and play it in my mesh t-shirt wearing socks with sandals and a fanny

 
 
Gajknight

Current status

 
 
Trevlyn

I was going to post a beautiful image of myself naked for your pleasure, but since qtoid is broke, I will have to give you a Think succulent crisp bacon, and two over medium eggs with the yolk oozing onto

 
 
RLZ

The hero we need these days :