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My big takeaways concerning amiibo


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Apr 19
[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... read
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How historically accurate is The Witcher?


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Apr 16
[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... read
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The six best videogame tanks


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Apr 14
[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... read
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of March 2015!


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Apr 10
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... read
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Do not spend your tax refund at GameStop


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Mar 27
[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 ... read
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World War II Snipers – Videogames vs History


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Mar 20
[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... read
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Pain, perversion, and choice in Lisa: The painful RPG


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Mar 18
[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... read
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Comments of the Week: Alive once again!


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Mar 18
[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 ... read
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Top 10(ish) Cool Video Game Ladies


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Mar 13
[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 ... read
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Doom 4 and the 10 unholy commandments


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Mar 11
[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... read
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of February 2015


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Mar 10
[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 ... read
Radio Dtoid live

Radio Dtoid LIVE from PAX East 2015 is happening!


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Mar 06
[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... read
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How games saved my classroom


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Mar 04
[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 ... read
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How historically accurate is Skyrim? Part 5


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Mar 02
[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... read
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Comments of the Week: Better check the clock...


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Mar 02
[It's another round of Comments of the Week brought to you by Dream Seaver of Growing Toids fame. Just kidding! It's Dreamweaver and there's a pretty epic Aquaman burn this week. Be sure to join the discussion yourself to see... read
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Magnetic love in the digital domain


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Mar 01
[Sometimes great Cblogs come from the community. Sometimes, they come from the staff. And sometimes, they come from community members who have since become staff, like this one from Stevil/Stephen Turner! --Mr Andy Dixon] So ... read
It's still really f*cking hard, though
[Dtoid community blogger Corduroy Turtle offers some strategies for achieving 100% completion in The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. What a guy! --Mr Andy Dixon] The concept of difficulty is likely different for everyone. Personal... read feature

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Destructoid Forums: The diabolical truth


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Feb 27
[Did you know we have forums? Most people gravitate immediately to the front page comments or cblogs but Orlion spares nothing in his dark view of one of Destructoid's most enduring places of kinship. Remember to take everyth... read
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Comments of the Week: Number five has arrived!


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Feb 24
[Has it already been five weeks of CotW? I'm sure thankful that Dreamweaver is doing the lord's work with a weekly round up of Destructoid's weirdest and most insightful comments! Want to see your own comment featured? Join t... read
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Year of the Goat: goats/sheep/rams in videogames


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Feb 20
[We neglected President's Day and Ben Davis got Valentine's Day but community member Luna Sy didn't forget about Lunar New Year! Celebrate the new year with some of gaming's most interesting goats, sheep, and rams. Want to se... read
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It's not Game Over if you select Continue


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Feb 19
[Dtoid community member Tad wrote an intro post that was touching, poignant, and made my heart swell. His intro is a shining example of the power and beauty that videogames possess. We are all truly fortunate to be able to ex... read
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Comments of the Week: Oh, dream maker... you heart breaker


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Feb 18
[It's another round of Comments of the Week brought to you by Dreamweaver! Talk about a labor of love because despite Valentine's Day coming and going, he still had a present ready for the community. Be sure to join our commu... read
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Disabled Gaming: The time of the Wheelchair Warrior Comes


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Feb 17
I'm going to start this off as I mean to go on and I hope I can word this in a way that is not offensive, but there are some sentences that have to be said flat out. I’m calling out journalists and game developers, beca... read
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of January 2015


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Feb 16
[The amazing Cblog Recaps team brings us a month's worth of Topsauces it thinks are worth another look for us! Want to you your stuff reach the front page? Join the community and start blogging! --Striderhoang] Just before we... read
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I made my own gaming magazine and I need feedback!


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Feb 14
[Longtime lurker Caz needs your help designing his own gaming mag. Cool! -Mr Andy Dixon] Hi Destructoid! I've been a lurker here for a long time, and like a passive aggressive partner, I'm only talking to you now when I need ... read
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Kickstarter launched for spiritual successor to EarthBound, Mach Rider, SimEarth


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Feb 14
[Just in time for Valentine's Day. -Mr Andy Dixon] Fans of Ecco the Dolphin, Mega Man Legends, Duck Hunt and Advent Rising should head to Kickstarter right away to throw their support behind a new campaign for a game that is a spiritual successor to those titles and any other game you one time said you’d want a sequel to in a chatroom or comment thread. read
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Videogames and military recruitment: Part 1


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Feb 13
From Teaching to Terrorism Videogames have been used by many professions over the years as teaching tools, often in schools to help children have fun while learning spelling or math. As the idea of the usefulness of videogames as a learning tool has grown, we have started to see video games being used for all sorts of teaching and training purposes. read
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How historically accurate is Skyrim? Part 4


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Feb 12
There's lots of things I enjoy about over-analyzing Skyrim, and the responses I get are a big part of that. There are a pleasingly small number of people that misread the title and my intentions ("Oh sure, the game with drago... read
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Monthly Musing: I Love Arcades


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Feb 11
[Dtoid community member LuckRequired takes us on a stroll through his memories of the heyday of arcades. Those of us who frequented these electric churches of joy will be brought back swiftly to a simpler time. Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams Electric Toothbrush] read
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Comments of the Week: Rhyme for Reasons


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Feb 10
[Another Comments of the Week graces our eyes thanks to Dtoid community blogger Dreamweaver. This is a labor of love and we are all so happy to see it return. Enjoy! --Occams Electric Toothbrush] So some of you be s... read
Monthly Musing

Gush about things you love this month


Monthly Musing
Feb 09
[This month's Blogger Wanted comes from Luna Sy and is all about love and video games!] This is the month of February. This is the month of ♥ L ♥ O ♥ V ♥ E ♥, and it's time to celebrate that. read
Game Night LA

LA Dtoiders, join us for another Game Night!


Featuring Paperbound, Paparazzi, and Two Fighters, One Tablet
Feb 02
Dtoid has once again partnered with our friends at Giant Robot and Angry Bananas to bring you another Game Night! When: February 7, from 6pm to 10pmWhere: Giant Robot 2, 2062 Sawtelle Blvd LA, CA 90025What: Three awesome indie games on display, plus a panel discussion with the developers at 8pm! Read on for full details on the games we'll be playing! read






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