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Band of Bloggers: Hideo Games


Band of Bloggers returns!
Aug 03
// Retrofraction
[When Fenriff left Destructoid for Syfy Games after TheScholarlyGamer, the fate of Band of Bloggers fell into question. Last week, I put out a call to see if anyone wanted to take up Fenriff's mantle and Retrofraction answered! Let's keep this homegrown community feature going! - Pixie]
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Bloggers wanted: Challengers wanted


Now! Fight your rival!
Aug 03
// StriderHoang
Do you guys remember EVO? You know, EVO? Big fighting game tournament? KaneBlueRiver was the first Chilean to take home an EVO title with his low-tier hero team of Hulk/Haggar/Sentinel. It speaks a lot of the player's skill to win with a set of characters that goes against so many expectations.
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Better with Age: All about The Boss


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Aug 01
// Pixie The Fairy
[In the heat of the moment, we decided to bring Pixie's blog on MGS up front. Hope you enjoy it. While I'm at it, check out Band of Bloggers, under new management, starting with Hideo Kojima games! ~Strider] [Heads up: I'm sp...
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Go hug your dad and play some video games. I would if I could


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Aug 01
// ooktar
Hey guys, things are obviously getting a little tense here the past couple of days. As someone who's only lurked in the forums every once in a while, I'm only aware of bits and pieces of what's going on right now with everybo...
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My Gamerscore is BOOBS


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Jul 31
// mrandydixon
[The one and only Andy Dixon finally did it. Let's celebrate with him. Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams Electric Toothbrush]
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Guilty gaming pleasures


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Jul 29
// Hyper Lemon Buster Cannon
[Hyper Lemon Buster *annoyed grunt* Cannon shows us some of his gaming guilty pleasures. Before this blog was promoted, people were already sharing their own in response and you should too! Personally, if there's a crafting s...
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New Music Album : FRACTURED


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Jul 22
// Alphadeus
[Dtoid community blogger and the Chopin of my heart Alphadeus has produced a new album. It's worth your time. Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams Electric Toothbrush] Hello friends. I'd like to share with you my most recent album released today. It's called FRACTURED. 
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Check out Destructoid Story R, an RPG based on the Destructoid community!


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Jul 19
// Marche100
[Marche100 has another Dtoid-themed game for you to try. This time it's an RPG, so check it out! - Pixie The Fairy] Update: If you downloaded the game before 1pm EST on July 16, you'll have to download it again. I initially u...
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How historically accurate is The Witcher? Part 3


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Jul 17
// RedHeadPeak
[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak gives us part 3 of his look into the historical accuracy of the Witcher. These are so much fun!  Want to see your own writing appear on the front page? Go write something! -...
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Better with age: Knights of the Old Republic 2


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Jul 16
// James Internet Ego
[James experiences a true aging taste with Knights of the Old Republic 2. The first time might have been an experience, but every subsequent playthrough was about challenging his old notions of morality and re-evaluating his ...
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Satoru Iwata loved video games


A memory from a developer
Jul 14
// James Montagna
[In memory of Satoru Iwata, James Montagna of WayForward stopped by our community blogs to share a moment that encapsulated Iwata's love of games perfectly. - Pixie The Fairy] It feels like the world is coming together to mou...
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The Dtoid community's best blogs of June 2015!


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Jul 12
// CblogRecaps
[June was a month of great anticipation and excitement and the Dtoid community showed no shortage of blogging energy before and after E3. There were predictions, surprises, tears, RAGE and lots of front page promotions. Keepi...
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Better with Age: From the bargain bin to Japan


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Jul 11
// Dengar
[For our next Bloggers Wanted promotion, Dengar tells us how EarthBound revealed more and more to him starting from his youth and into adulthood. Keep on truckin' with this month's theme, folks, there's more to come! - Pixie ...
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Better with Age: Inmates running the asylum


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Jul 09
// ShadeOfLight
[In our first promotion from July's Bloggers Wanted prompt, ShadeOfLight takes a look back at Batman: Arkham Asylum and how its pacing still shines -- even over its successors. Want to be the front page hero Destructoid deser...
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Pixiedust #1: Hello!


Thoughts from the community team!
Jul 05
// Pixie The Fairy
I should probably be working on the monthly recap right now, but I'm still a bit under the weather and off my sleep cycle. You can expect it to be up in the community blogs sometime soon. That said, I thought I'd take a page ...
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The Fire Emblem Fates controversy: Clearing up the muck


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Jul 04
// Ckarasu
[Editor's note: Following Destructoid's coverage of some questionable dialogue found in the Japanese version of Fire Emblem Fates, community member Ckarasu has delved deeper into the translation and offers his own take on the...
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Bloggers Wanted: Better with age


What a thrill...
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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