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Bloggers Wanted: Better with age


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Jul 02
// Pixie The Fairy
Each time a new Metal Gear Solid draws closer to release, I find myself replaying the games that came before it. Some of this is done to refresh my memory on the story (which there is a lot of), but I also like getting to exp...
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What's the deal with Compile Heart?


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Jul 01
// OverlordZetta
[It's ok not to like things. I can't get into King of Fighters, for example. But Overlordzetta's interest in Compile Heart's games has led him to believe that a perfectly normal game development company seems to get an inordi...
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An open plea to Square Enix: Don't remove FFVII's turn-based combat


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Jun 25
// Sephzilla
[With the recent announcement of Final Fantasy VII's remake, speculation abounds regarding what will and won't be changed. In today's promoted blog, Sephzilla decides to focus on the one crucial thing that shouldn't: the turn...
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What isn't included in Rare Replay: A comprehensive guide


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Jun 25
// Titannel
[Rare Replay sounds like it's going to make a big splash. But know that for every Blast Corps or Perfect Dark included, there's a slew of games both famous and unknown that aren't included in the humongous pack. Do you r...
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Gaming with OCD: Hobby vs. habit


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Jun 24
// anystrom0
[anystrom0 admits to his mild brand of OCD and how it affects his life, including the surprising lengths he'll go to satisfy that urge in the games he plays. He asks if you've ever had to deal with small, nagging details in a...
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How historically accurate is The Witcher? Part 2


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Jun 23
// RedHeadPeak
[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak gives us part 2 of his look into the historical accuracy of the Witcher.  I'm as happy as a clam in coke.  Want to see your own writing appear on the front page? Go write so...
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Fathers Day


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Jun 22
// Manchild
[Dtoid community blogger Manchild gave us a touching and lovely blog on Father's Day. Beware getting dust in your eyes. Want to see your own writing appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams Electric To...
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What can Yooka-Laylee do?


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Jun 21
// El Dango
[Yooka-Laylee is on everyone's minds now that the Kickstarter turned out to be wildly successful. Now the big question, something El Dango is curious of, is if the game itself can be successful. Platformers are few and far be...
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of May 2015!


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Jun 21
// CblogRecaps
[In May, somewhat in honor of Dtoid going to paper and also superhero flicks, we invited your friendly neighborhood Meanderbot to turn the recap team into superheroes. Additionally, members of the recap team and community wil...
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June's Band of Bloggers: Open Range!


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Jun 11
// Fenriff
[Band of Bloggers, the community-run game club, is back for June. So read up on what the theme is, pick a game, play it, and come back to talk about it. Just like a book club! Just title it Open Range: [your blog title] and s...
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Madness as a mechanic and Lovecraftian games


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Jun 09
// wutangclam
[Madness is on the rise lately. Not madness as a plague across our world but madness as a game mechanic. Do you like other games with themes of insanity or Lovecraftian horror? Join the community and start a blog! ~Striderhoa...
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Papers, Please: Hindsight


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Jun 07
// Bardley
[Bardley shows us some great examples of changed games and vaporware back when game news would only arrive once a month for most people. Your favorite Kickstarter may send you an email to your phone when they have an importan...
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Adventures of Pip - 3 Stages of Gaming Evolution


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Jun 04
// cheffluke
[Dtoid community blogger Cheffluke is the senior director at Tic Toc Games. He has worked on some pretty awesome stuff and is part of a game coming out called Adventures of Pip. Want to see your own writing appear on the fron...
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of April 2015!


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May 23
// CblogRecaps
Watching Destructoid's site reformat has been an interesting process. It is coming along nicely but just when I think things are done something changes and looks even better or briefly breaks entirely - then it's working...
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How videogames could learn more from heavy metal


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May 19
// Xeo
[Xeo has had experiences that have led him to believe the metal community could teach a thing or two about community to video games, especially when compared to the current state of affairs. Do you think Xeo just knows a grea...
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A question of character: Choose your fighter


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May 10
// OrochiLeona
[For people who love fighting games, character devotion is not a new thing. But to OrochiLeona, it is especially striking seeing how Sindel has so far been reduced to a supporting character in the recent Mortal Kombat X. I me...
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My big takeaways concerning amiibo


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Apr 19
// GoofierBrute
[Goofierbrute has been to hell and back to come to a levelheaded conclusion for amiibo. It could have been handled better but at the end of the day, it's about enjoying the fanservice of Nintendo. Once I got Mega Man, I was p...
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How historically accurate is The Witcher?


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Apr 16
// RedHeadPeak
[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak delves into the historical accuracy of the Witcher.  I'm as happy as a little girl.  Want to see your own writing appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams...
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The six best videogame tanks


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Apr 14
// SpielerDad
[Whether its cruising down a corridor for a shooting gallery or putting your repair tool to one as your buddy fires it on the front lines of Battlefield, everyone loves a good tank. Personally, I like the prohibitively expens...
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of March 2015!


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Apr 10
// CblogRecaps
So March has come and gone and, to be honest, it was a very sexy March. It was the kind of month that, for an RPG gamer like me, at least, starts to lose the will to resist buying a current-gen console. With Persona 5, I...
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Do not spend your tax refund at GameStop


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Mar 27
// SpielerDad
[Spielerdad wants to remind us to be responsible with whatever money we get back for our taxes. But that doesn't mean we can't poke fun at GameStop with some satirical holiday sale ideas. Keep in mind Star Wars day is on May ...
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World War II Snipers ľ Videogames vs History


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Mar 20
// RedHeadPeak
[Dtoid community bloggerRedHeadPeak is back again with that wonderful history. This time it's snipers in videogames vs. history.  Remember that sniper movie from 1993 with Tom Berenger and Billy Zane?Want to see your own...
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Pain, perversion, and choice in Lisa: The painful RPG


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Mar 18
// wutangclam
[A review from staff for indie game Lisa is strangely absent but wizardofradical has a great piece about how subversive it is with its morally bankrupt choices. Do or do not, either way you're screwed. Want to see your own st...
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Comments of the Week: Alive once again!


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Mar 18
// Dreamweaver
[I missed last week and was considering going cold turkey. But the last entry in this week's Comments of the Week is too good. It alone deserves to be promoted. Let Dreamweaver guide you the rest of the way. Be sure to be as ...
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Top 10(ish) Cool Video Game Ladies


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Mar 13
// Voltech
[Dtoid community blogger Voltech gives us a top 10 list of cool video game ladies that eschews the usual suspects in favor of some lesser known but equally deserving women. That was a very long sentence. Want to see your own ...
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Doom 4 and the 10 unholy commandments


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Mar 11
// El Dango
[El Dango loves himself some Doom, which might explain his apprehension towards the upcoming tentatively titled Doom. I like his reasoning on what could avoid a potentially disastrous release but what do you think? Start a bl...
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of February 2015


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Mar 10
// CblogRecaps
[The Cblog Recap team's roundup of the best community blogs returns with a fresh coat of paint and an easier reading format. If you want even more granular data, be sure to check out the sister post, Luna Sy's community blog ...
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Radio Dtoid LIVE from PAX East 2015 is happening!


Here's how to get involved
Mar 06
// nanashi
[Dtoiders Nanashi and TheDustinThomas have once again agreed to assist us with a recording of Radio Destructoid live from PAX East! Now's your chance to be a part of Radio D history! --Mr Andy Dixon] It's that time once again...
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How games saved my classroom


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Mar 04
// TheGwailo
[Gwailo shows us how he's used his love of gaming to help engage the youth of Houston's East End. By helping the youth in his school focus, he's given them a chance they normally don't have. Want to see your own stuff on the ...
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How historically accurate is Skyrim? Part 5


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Mar 02
// RedHeadPeak
[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak gives us part five of his historical accuracy in Skyrim series. I can't get enough of these. Want to see your own writing appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams Electric T...

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