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Jul 02 // CO Jakyl

small status update...

I just wanted to let you all know that development on The Tales of Riva has been suspended since 6-21 till about sometime in the middle of July. This does NOT mean that the game is in development hell or that it's silently be...
Jul 02 // Down4WotEva

Introduction to GTA V for the Xbox 360

This is my first blog, I hope you like... why I still like GTA V on my 360... Even with new consoles on the market, the Xbox 360 is still enjoyed and beloved by many players, especially for games like Grand Theft Auto v. Ther...
Jul 01 // TheKodu

"Buy 'Better games' You B*****ds"

  "We just want games to be better" This is a very common cry I've been hearing recently and it's becoming more and more apparent. It turned up in the Song about how people like Anita and her followers are not like Jack ...
Jul 01 // CblogRecaps

Cblogs of 6-28-15 + Tharja/Shara-isms!

Okay, I've tried writing the Sunday recap a few times now, but I've honestly felt so lethargic these last several days it's not been easy to stick with the writing. That and I'm already at work on the June recap, looking for...
Jul 01 // xtravisage

The Splat-Mon Method and The Gaming Community

So Nintendo said something about women in a Zelda game and now there's a bit of a thing going on around that.  Of course, that means I am now obligated to tell you my opinions on the matter and rake in those meaningless ...
Jul 01 // Fly Cooper

The King Interview

Jul 01 // eightbitsamurai

Splatoon Review: Stay Fresh

I initially avoided Splatoon because I thought it was a competitive shooter. I avoided it on these grounds because my time playing competitive shooters lasted about one hour. It was one hour because I have very simple c...
Jul 01 // RedHeadPeak

What do you want from a Boss Fight?

I’m terrible at sticking to one game at a time. Whilst I should be dedicated to The Witcher (especially since I’m blogging about it once a month), I’m also playing Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask on the...
Jul 01 // OverlordZetta

Death of the Creator?

Another day, another article asking for an iconic male character to get turned into a woman, or be given the option to, to appease the masses(?) asking for it. It's something that people have been asking for for a long time,...
Jul 01 // James Internet Ego

Before You Get Excited About Total War: Warhammer, Give Attila Another Chance

Total War is going fantasy, and that has a lot of people excited as of late. I, however, don't give a toss about fantasy - I'd rather play Attila. You probably should give it a go, but a lot of the strategy fans among you ma...
Jul 01 // ScreamAid

Video Game Music Compilation 46 - The Super Smash Bros. Brawl Special!

Real talk:  who doesn't like Smash Bros? Even if you somehow don't enjoy the combat or the huge collaboration of classic (or not so classic) and memorable (or not so memorable (or memorable in how unmemorable they are))...
Jul 01 // Virtua Kazama

EVO 2015's Final Registration Numbers

Registration for EVO 2015 has ended yesterday. Mr. Wizard has the final number of entrants for each fighter and let me say this: EVO gets bigger and bigger every year. Ultra Street Fighter IV has set a new record with 2,227 ...
Jul 01 // CblogRecaps

Cblog Recaps PODGASMS: June 2015

Yo community. We're back to bring you “Podgasms” for June 2015! For those that missed post #1, this is a complement to the new Monthly recaps but with podcasts. The best of the month out of the community that...
Jun 30 // CblogRecaps

Cblogs of 6-29-15 + ¯\_(ツ)_/¯-isms

  If there's one saving grace for this post it starts here. I've been trying to eat healthy and as you do you come to the realization that whole wheat/whole grain breads are much healthier for you. When you look at some...
Jun 30 // PlayBoyMan

The "Sam and Hunni" Demo is here!

As I mentioned earlier in the month, I mentioned that I was making a game and that the demo would be here. And today, that time has arrived. The Free Demo is available on, and can be downloaded at no cost. It's an ear...
Jun 30 // wutangclam

Convention Coverage: An Afternoon at Too Many Games

Tinkerbell stood next to me as I burned my cigarette down to its filter. She looked frustrated, her time divided between irritated looks at the rainy parking lot and texting with the dual-thumbed fury of a person whose patien...
Jun 30 // Flegma

Console-exclusives in numbers

It used to be said that to maximize the number of games available for playing, one ought to buy a Wii U and a PC. Now, I got a bit curious on the statistics side. The main idea was originally to use a clustering similari...
Jun 30 // TheDustinThomas

It's not goodbye, it's "Smell ya later."

Hey everybody. I've sat here for a few minutes staring blankly at my computer screen trying to find the perfect way to say this. Unfortunately, I've discovered that there is no "perfect" way to say it and I'll just come righ...
Jun 30 // darkant

Super Mario Galaxy Review

Super Mario Galaxy, about an Italian hero, Mario who embarks on a journey to save princess peach from a ferocious, dinosaur Bowser and his sons who try to stop him, an innocent female princess who should be used to getting ki...
Jun 29 // OverlordZetta

Muv-Luv is possibly getting localized! Kickstart it blind! Don't read this blog!

So out of fucking nowhere, the Muv-Luv trilogy of visual novels is up for a possible Kickstarter campaign this summer to localize the main three games of the series. Now normally this is where I would link to info and en...
Jun 29 // Virtua Kazama

History of EVO Championship Series 5-Part Blog

EVO 2015 will be coming in two weeks. And to prepare for the occasion, there will be a 5-part daily blog on Destructoid talking about the history of EVO series. From Battle of the Bay series, to EVO 2015, I will talk ab...
Jun 29 // KylerMurden

Jaded Hipster-itus.

After writing my post on hangover games I began to think about Dark Souls a lot. It’s  probably my favorite game of all time, I could replay it over and over and waste countless hours reading about it on innumerabl...
Jun 29 // Squareman

Four Challengers That Should Make Their Return In Street Fighter 5

In the wake of Birdie making it into the next iteration of the Street Fighter Series, I had a number of conversations about other fighters that should make the roster. Being that we don't really know where Street Fighter 5 wi...
Jun 29 // Dreamweaver

Comments of the Week - A little too happy

Welcome back to Comments of the Week! As you're all probably aware by now, this is a community showcase where I scour articles to find the best comments said by members of the site such as yourself. So, whether you've been d...
Jun 29 // James Internet Ego

The Pain of Playing Old Games

Recently I tried to play Knights of the Old Republic. My PC said no. I then tried to play Imperium II. My PC said no. I tried to play Battlefront II. The PC said yes, but only if I plug something into the microphone port &nd...
Jun 29 // ScreamAid

Video Game Music Compilation 45

Whoo! VGMC #45 INBOUND! No select game or theme to this one. Just your average collection of awesome VGM from random places that you might just enjoy. I do it for the diversity. I do it for you. <3 Healthy World - Paradis...
Jun 29 // SpielerDad

Why do we still care about Backwards Compatibility?

E3 2015 has come and gone. The big corporations had their pressers, the unwashed masses got to try out the latest wares, and the Los Angeles area is free of game industry marketing reps and journalists, to concentrate on more...
Jun 29 // kragg

Mutant League Football Retrospective

  1993 was a pretty great year. Steely Dan reunited, and a young Meg Ryan's performance stole America's heart in Sleepless in Seattle. The Sega Genesis (or "Mega Drive" for our friends across the pond) was also in its p...
Jun 29 // RadicalYoseph


So I've been working on a longer more in-depth blog for the past week or so and honestly I haven't made much progress. These music blogs are a whole lot easier and help wake me up so I can actually get some work done on my lo...
Jun 29 // Fly Cooper

Combat Evolved?

In 1993 developer Id created the original legend of first-person shooters, Doom. This game, like many in the 90s, had a simple goal, reach the end of the level after shooting the living shit out of whatever stood in your way...

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