Quantcast
Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist





My favorite Sidekick...Miles Tails Prower

Sidekicks...they're like main characters and heroes...just not as main! Sidekicks can be found in many games, shows, stories, etc. and of course they are liked sometimes even more than the main c...   more

My favorite Sidekick...Miles Tails Prower


Nekrosys’ Strangely Pleasant Trip to EB Games

Let me start this by saying one thing: I generally detest going to EB Games. When I hunt for a worthwhile video game, I tend to go there last simply because I’m not fond of their generally high p...   more

Nekrosys’ Strangely Pleasant Trip to EB Games


So How Do You “Idealize” Female Characters?

It’s been a while since I’ve tossed a post up on Destructoid.  Let’s change that…with yet another ill-advised discussion on gender politics in video games!  Rejoice, sort of!  Or, alternatively...   more

So How Do You “Idealize” Female Characters?


What's the big deal about indies?

*note I don't mean to offend anyone with this blog I must have missed the letter that Indie Games are the new big deal because apparently that's all people want these days. PS4 and Xbox One clai...   more

What's the big deal about indies?


Super Game! A SpaceGhost style interview show ft. Nick Woz of Shovel Knight fame

http://youtu.be/kCLAJYtWvg0 About a year ago I had the idea to do an internet show in the style of Space Ghost Coast To Coast, except we would interview game devs and other type people in the in...   more

Super Game! A SpaceGhost style interview show ft. Nick Woz of Shovel Knight fame


Daily Easter Egg #29: Samus' Ship in Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze

One of the greatest parts about Nintendo is how creative they get with making cross-game references. Every main title Nintendo game has some reference of some kind to the rest of the world of the...   more

Daily Easter Egg #29: Samus' Ship in Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze


Deciphering Hohokums secret code

I loved Fez, but i never really got deep into the complex puzzles and hidden secrets of the game. Fez was great, but i kinda missed out on that. I didn't want that to happen with Hohokum. When...   more

Deciphering Hohokums secret code


A remarkably shitty F-zero retrospective...

Whenever i hear the word retrospective i think of a really in depth structured explanation of the evolution of a series with loads of informative writing, that's not what you're going to read her...   more

A remarkably shitty F-zero retrospective...


Daily Easter Egg #28: Nods to the Mushroom Kingdom in A Link to the Past

When Link had to save Hyrule by bravely exploring another world, there must have been some visitors to Hyrule while he was gone. In Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past for the SNES, there is not ...   more

Daily Easter Egg #28: Nods to the Mushroom Kingdom in A Link to the Past


The Do's and Dont's for this Console Generation

It’s hard to argue that nothing has changed from the last console generation to this one. We have seen many layoffs, the rise of indie games, the saturation of genres, and memes a plenty. Even t...   more

The Do's and Dont's for this Console Generation


Pokémon Taught Me How to Read and Changed My Life Forever

Do you remember the first time you experienced Pokémon? For me, I didn’t know what I was even experiencing. I couldn’t read the words on the screen of my new Gameboy Color I had gotten for my six...   more



Daily Easter Egg #27: Alternative Gamecube Startup Screens

Oh, the nostalgia... It is almost impossible to forget the startup jingles that video game consoles have. All of the weekends we spent playing games, and all of the days to come. Every time we ...   more

Daily Easter Egg #27: Alternative Gamecube Startup Screens


Cblogs of 08/23/14 - Introducing Dreamgasms for your weekly pleasure!

"Personally I Like Dreamgasms, because dreamgasms are best gasms." - ShadeofLight As bbain mentioned in , there's a new face on the crew, and it's yours truly: the one and only ! I'll be in c...   more



The worst thing about censorship is ███████ - 035 - That's racist and sexist

Salida dear readers, my name is Jim aka "OpiumHerz" and as some of you may already guess by that nickname: I am german. With the blog series "The worst thing about censorship is ██ ...   more

The worst thing about censorship is ███████ - 035 - That's racist and sexist


Problems with the gaming industry

I think it's time we have a good long talk about the gaming industry's problems as a whole and the worst pitfalls it's given consumers over the past few years. Let's agree right now, that this is...   more



Daily Easter Egg #26: Super Mario Bros. Hieroglyphs in Super Mario 64

In Super Mario 64, there is a rather nice reference to the Mario games of old. In the Dark World, most players are too busy going through Bowser's lethal traps and minions in such a hurry that th...   more

Daily Easter Egg #26: Super Mario Bros. Hieroglyphs in Super Mario 64


P.T. is the scariest piece of media ever released

Never before has horror been done this right. This game, er, teaser sits easily on top of my list of scariest game/movie/book, whatever. On a horror-based checklist, it checks almost every checkm...   more

P.T. is the scariest piece of media ever released


August 22nd UK Releases and Bargains

As August continues nothing really releases this week, while on the deals side of things it's also pretty quiet, from the Game Collection you can get for Ł3.95 and on Steam you can get the for...   more

August 22nd UK Releases and Bargains


PS Friday Night Fights: The Usual Edition

I don't have much to say here this week. ▪Trev   more

PS Friday Night Fights: The Usual Edition


The Hitchhiker's Guide to Blogging

I've being reading a number of blogs lately peppered with complaints about formatting problems, a problem pestering many of us. Therefore, I decided to do something about it. In the following ...   more



The Sound of Speed: A look at the Music of Sonic The Hedgehog

Since it's beginnings in 1991, Sonic the Hedgehog has become one of the most recognisable characters in video games. The franchise has certainly  gone through it's ups and downs as it's grown o...   more

The Sound of Speed: A look at the Music of Sonic The Hedgehog


Daily Easter Egg #24: Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Memes....Wait WHAT?!

When a game is made in today's times, it is almost a given that at some point in development, the game designers were sharing a good laugh from something they found online. One of the more popula...   more

Daily Easter Egg #24: Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Memes....Wait WHAT?!


4chan is a disgusting Misogyny den that never helps anyone. Wait no

This whole week people have been flinging shit like 4chan and reddit are the new S.S. spreading hate and lies. I dont see that and neither should you. Primarily because these opinions are espou...   more

4chan is a disgusting Misogyny den that never helps anyone. Wait no


I Suck At Fighting Games: Ultra Street Fighter IV

I've looked at a lot of games since I started taking fighting games seriously around two years ago. I've covered most of the subgenres and found what I like and dislike about most of them. Howe...   more

I Suck At Fighting Games: Ultra Street Fighter IV


Rant: Warcraft has already ended...

That's right, Warcraft lore is finished, of course this is 100% my opinion, not fact but everything from this point onwards is not factual and is from my perspective of the lore. So where did WOW...   more

Rant: Warcraft has already ended...


The state of gaming jurrnalizzm

How is this not being reported here or any of the major sites? C5-51PfwI3M Can we call out those who are corrupted in this industry? Or did she fuck the humans here too?   more

The state of gaming jurrnalizzm


Daily Easter Egg #21: Aliens in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

If you've ever played a game from the creative mind of Hideo Kojima, you already know that there are always a wealth of easter eggs scattered throughout his games. Some of them are clever nods to...   more

Daily Easter Egg #21: Aliens in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots


Daily Easter Egg #20: Super Mario 64's Stone Tablet in Ocarina of Time

How the tablet appears in Super Mario 64, resulting in the trolling of millions How it looks in Ocarina of Time The rumor surrounding this tablet was probably one of the biggest gaming urban...   more

Daily Easter Egg #20: Super Mario 64's Stone Tablet in Ocarina of Time


Daily Easter Egg #19: Princess Toadstool's ???, Super Mario RPG

What is she hiding? So, here I am again with yet another Super Mario RPG easter egg to share with you all! Speaking of sharing, Princess Toadstool (Peach) isn't willing to share her secrets wi...   more

Daily Easter Egg #19: Princess Toadstool's ???, Super Mario RPG


Artists and their art - seperate entities?

Through something that came up apparently over the last few days and that toally passed me by I had the idea to this blog. It'll get video games related down the line, trust me, but you'll have t...   more






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more