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    6:00 PM on 03.04.2014

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Final Fantasy game?

    In last week's poll I asked everyone to pick their favorite Uncharted game out of the three main console releases from Naughty Dog. Over 1,200 of you voted and here are the results: (78.17%) Uncharted 2: Among Thieves: 974 v...

    Tom Fronczak

    6:30 PM on 02.25.2014

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Uncharted game?

    In my previous poll I asked everyone to pick their favorite Legend of Zelda game from the lengthy and notable series. Out of over 1,400 total votes, here are the top four results: (21.37%) Ocarina of Time: 312 votes -- winne...

    Tom Fronczak

    7:15 PM on 12.18.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Legend of Zelda game?

    In our previous poll we asked everyone to pick their favorite Pokémon game in the entire series. Out of over 1,200 total votes, here are the top three results: (46.88%) Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver: 587...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:45 PM on 10.01.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Pokémon game?

    Have you survived the release of Grand Theft Auto V? Good! Out of over 1,400 total votes, here are the top three results from our last poll: (41.92%) GTA San Andreas: 594 votes -- winner! (34.65%) GTA Vice City: 491 votes (1...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:45 PM on 09.10.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite GTA game?

    In the previous debate we matched the three current generation consoles against one another to see which would be the victor of this era of gaming. When the dust settled, the PS3 ran away with the crown, but who claimed secon...

    Tom Fronczak

    6:30 PM on 07.30.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Only Wii or PS3 or Xbox 360?!

    First, a reminder that the debate format has changed to a PollDaddy voting system, followed by a massive thank you for making the previous poll not only the largest Game Debate of all time, but also one of the most involved p...

    Tom Fronczak

    6:30 PM on 06.13.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! If you only get one E3 console?

    First, a reminder that the debate format has changed to a PollDaddy voting system, followed by a massive thank you for making last week's Half-Life debate the largest Game Debate Destructoid has ever had since I started this ...

    Tom Fronczak

    10:15 PM on 04.23.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! What series needs to just die?

    In a recent debate, Dtoid user ctrain had a very good point. For a Web series that's been running for seven years with the name "Game Debate to the Death" we've certainly seen a lot of debates, but not so many deaths. There h...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:30 PM on 04.16.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite BioShock game?

    In the previous debate we welcomed the new Tomb Raider installment with a debate against its predecessors in the series. Every single game in the series received at least one vote, so it was fulfilling to see it be a close ra...

    Tom Fronczak

    1:30 PM on 04.02.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Tomb Raider game?

    In the previous debate we gave the SimCity hate a rest and instead focused on which game developer was the most loyal to their fans. More than a hundred people joined in on the debate and dozens of teams received much deserve...

    Tom Fronczak

    11:30 PM on 03.27.2013

    Single-player games still alive says Dishonored dev

    With so many online multiplayer games such as Halo and Call of Duty becoming successful franchises, console online gaming really took off this generation. In doing so, the demise of single-player games has become a hot topic ...

    Raz Rauf

    6:15 PM on 03.08.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Most loyal game company?

    Last week we debated over which of the Dead Space games was most worthy of a trophy, and it was great reading through your comments that brought up gameplay, visuals, scare factors, and other elements to judge the series on. ...

    Tom Fronczak

    5:45 PM on 02.19.2013

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Assassin's Creed game?

    For those of you who never participated in the hundreds of Destructoid game debates I posted over the years, it revolves around taking a popular topic and letting all types of gamers explain their perspectives before casting ...

    Tom Fronczak

    7:30 PM on 07.03.2012

    A response to some arguments in Anita Sarkeesian's interview

    [Dtoid staff member Chris Carter used his community blog to dissect some of the tropes discussed in yesterday's interview with Anita Sarkeesian; ultimately, he remains unconvinced. Want to share your own opinion on ...

    Chris Carter

    12:50 PM on 03.08.2012

    Experts Debate: Max and Tara talk with videogame analysts

    GDC is in town and that means all the industry's leading experts are in San Francisco to talk videogames. Two of whom are Kevin Dent (who works with developers to fund their games), and Jesse Divnich of EEDAR. They talk abou...

    Brett Zeidler

    4:00 PM on 03.30.2011

    Debatoid: Do FPS games prevent videogames' cultural relevancy?

    [Dtoiders CaptainBus and mrandydixon give us the first Debatoid, offering a comprehensive exploration of a pretty interesting topic. Check it out and join the debate. Want to see your own writing on the front page? Write some...

    MassDebate

    10:00 PM on 12.28.2010

    Game Debate to the Death! Favorite game of 2010?

    In the previous debate I started bringing the massive RPG debate tournament qualifiers to a close by asking everyone which Wild Arms game was their favorite out of the entire series. After reading through all of the comments ...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:40 PM on 11.23.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Wild Arms series

    In the previous debate I took a break from our ongoing RPG series debate topic to see how you all would adapt when asked which of these two vastly different games was better: StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (49 votes) -- Winn...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:30 PM on 09.28.2010

    Game Debate to the Death! Mana series

    In last week's debate we moved from the Valkyrie Profile series to the newer Valkyria Chronicles RPG series. Even though almost nobody had a single bad thing to say about the PSP sequel, the response was overwhelming for the ...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:45 PM on 09.21.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Valkyria Chronicles

    In last week's debate we compared and contrasted newer and much older games from a series that gets much praise in the RPG communities. The original and the sequel were tied for the first dozen votes, but eventually the ...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:00 PM on 09.14.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Valkyrie Profile series!

    In the previous debate we reached way back to one of the oldest RPG series of all time. Despite release dates spanning about two decades, Ultima fans proved to be every bit as varied as the series over the years. To have an a...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:45 PM on 08.24.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Ultima series

    In the last debate, we had one of the closest voting races I've ever seen. Persona 4 would take the lead by two or three votes, and then Persona 3 would strike back with a few votes of its own to tie it up. This continued abo...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:15 PM on 08.03.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Persona series

    Last week was a nostalgia nightmare for many readers, as we were tasked with the challenge of picking which EarthBound (Mother) game was our favorite out of the series. Some were completely on board with the newer Mother 3, w...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:30 PM on 07.27.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! EarthBound (Mother)

    EarthBound, which has always been known as Mother overseas, started out as one of the most beloved RPG series of its time, remained one of the most cherished series all throughout the 1990s, and has since then proven that it ...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:30 PM on 07.20.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! K.O.T.O.R. series

    I was looking forward to the discussion that the previous debate would spawn, and it didn't disappoint! Fallout is one of those series that has a huge amount of new and old fans, and witnessing them clash in the comments made...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:20 PM on 07.06.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Fallout series

    In last week's debate we discussed the pros and cons of two of the most loved games in recent years, and both games saw an immense amount of support, with many elaborate posts that I really enjoyed reading. Dtoid reader kn...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:30 PM on 06.29.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Mass Effect series

    Just like the previous debate, calling Mass Effect a series after two games feels a little strange, but just like Golden Sun, Mass Effect is a series where fans loved the sequel as much -- or even more -- than the original ga...

    Tom Fronczak

    8:30 PM on 05.26.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Golden Sun series

    Yes, I know. Calling Golden Sun a series is a little laughable, but this RPG tournament qualification process is all about including every game the Dtoid Army demands, and the Golden Sun games were high on that list. In last ...

    Tom Fronczak

    3:00 PM on 05.23.2010

    Sundays with Sagat: What's a videogame for?

    [Sundays with Sagat is a video series where a man named Sagat talks to you about videogames. This is serious business.] Welcome to the premiere episode of Sundays with Sagat, a new Destructoid-exclusive video series. This we...

    Jonathan Holmes

    9:30 PM on 05.18.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Pokemon series!

    In last week's debate we dived into the Lunar RPG series, and no matter how you combine or separate the remakes, there was still one distinct winner. For the sake of saving space, I've combined originals and remakes in the l...

    Tom Fronczak





    9:00 PM on 05.11.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Lunar series!

    In last week's debate we made progress on our journey of choosing all the contenders for the massive RPG game debate tournament that's drawing near. Unlike two weeks ago, the last week's decision was almost unanimous, showin...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:15 PM on 04.06.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Kingdom Hearts series

    Last week's debate almost proved a lot of readers wrong, and thus was a lot of fun to tally up the votes. Things started off with a wall of Grandia II votes and it didn't take long before people were declaring the debate over...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:30 PM on 03.30.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Grandia series

    In the last debate we tackled the entire Dragon Quest series and tasked everyone with choosing their single favorite game. Some older titles got more support than I expected, and some got less, but when the dust finally sett...

    Tom Fronczak

    10:00 PM on 03.23.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Dragon Quest series

    After yet another RPG series debate, we're growing ever closer to the actual epic tournament that will let your favorite RPGs battle to the death for the honor of being "the best RPG of all time." However, the RPG genre is on...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:15 PM on 03.16.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Xenosaga series

    In the last debate we got one step closer to Dtoid's March Madness tournament that will run for several months. Our quest to find the best RPGs for our competition led us to the Breath of Fire series and the response we got w...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:30 PM on 03.02.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Breath of Fire series

    Last week we made progress on our journey of selecting all the contenders for the massive RPG game debate tournament that is drawing near. Unlike the week before last, we found an almost unanimous decision for what will sure...

    Tom Fronczak

    10:30 PM on 02.23.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Suikoden series

    Last week we began the process of gathering the final contestants for the many-month-long RPG debate to the death! Before moving on this week with Suikoden, let's see which game from the Tales RPG saga made the cut and will e...

    Tom Fronczak

    9:30 PM on 02.16.2010

    Game SERIES Debate to the Death! Tales RPG series

    In the last debate I dropped the bombshell on everyone that we're about to start another multiple month RPG debate tournament, but not yet! After receiving about five different nominees from over 200 of you (OMG!) my head is ...

    Tom Fronczak

    1:00 PM on 02.07.2010

    Darksiders vs. Zelda: A compelling argument

    Like other Destructoid editors, I get a lot of messages from readers. Some of them agree with my gaming opinions, some of them disagree. Some of them are so world-changing that they totally tear apart my view of the world an...

    Jim Sterling

    10:30 PM on 01.26.2010

    Game Debate to the Death: What are your favorite RPGs?

    Last time we spent all week focusing on just the Final Fantasy series, and it was quite a lot to focus on. If you thought that was daunting though, just wait! Final Fantasy debates are usually a touchy subject, but while the ...

    Tom Fronczak