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Elsa . Jan 28

Adventures in ElsaLand.... NVGRish

While my mighty steed Swiffer and I have been touring the wonders of Cyrodil, apparently my cancer has been touring my body and exploring new sights and locations as well.  My biopsies came back and apparently my cance...   0

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Ben Davis . Jan 15

I've been writing for Dtoid for a full year now! Ask me anything!

Hello everyone! This weekend marks my first year anniversary as an official contributor for Destructoid! It's been an exciting year, and I hope everyone has enjoyed at least some of my front page contributions ...   0

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Ben Davis . Jan 12
I've had this same background for like 5 years.
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Elsa . Jan 06

Our "authentic self"

Much of the blogosphere speaks of our gender roles as being performative. We perform being male or female. We perform motherhood. We are "at work me" when in the workplace. We dress and act in ways that conform to societal ...   0

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Ben Davis . Jan 02
I went to a local arcade today that had a Super Table Flip machine, and it was kind of the best thing ever.
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Elsa . Dec 29

I fear the addiction....

So I  got a PS4 a few months ago and took some time to play Dying Light while going back to Destiny occasionally for the Iron Banner events.  I finished Dying Light in about two weeks (everything possible in t...   0

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Elsa . Oct 01

50 Shades of Gaming

Sooo... it's been a long time since I've blogged, but I've been involved in a time consuming legal case that goes before the courts again in December and have also had several surgeries this year because my "in situ" cance...   0

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Elsa . Oct 01
I play Destiny online Fenriff! I'm on the PS3 though...
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Ben Davis . Aug 30
Apologies for the lack of Experience Points lately! I'm taking a short break from writing them, but don't worry. They'll be back soon enough!
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Ben Davis . Mar 19

Bbain's Jukebox: It's about to get gay in here!

Hello everyone! I'm in kind of a silly mood, so I decided to do another jukebox blog (which Shade was kind enough to keep alive!) with one of the more random themes I've been considering. I was listening to one of these...   0

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Ben Davis . Jan 13

Super special announcement from bbain!

Hello everyone! I have some wonderful news to announce. Yesterday, Jordan Devore made me an official member of the Destructoid team! I'm all black and white now! Well, I guess Balrog has always been kinda black and white...   0

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Ben Davis . Dec 24

I got some really cool Christmas gifts this year!

Merry Christmas, Destructoid! My family celebrated Christmas a little early this year, and I got a bunch of really cool gifts and things that I wanted to share with you all. The first two things weren't actually gifts; j...   0

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Ben Davis . Dec 22

Bbain's 2014 gaming awards!

Hello everyone! 2014 was a great year for me as far as gaming went. There were so many awesome games I played this year, that I couldn't bring myself to pick only 10 games to talk about. So this year, I decided to forgo ...   0

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Wolfy-Boey . Dec 07

UK Proposes New Law To Stop People Shoving Skylanders Up Their Butts

Continuing his never-ending quest to protect the public from non-existent threats, UK prime minister and Conservative party leader, David Cameron has proposed new laws that would criminalise the act of shoving Skylander...   0

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Ben Davis . Dec 05

Let's keep enhancing the Pokemon series!

I played a ton of Pokemon Alpha Sapphire this week, and it's quickly become my favorite Pokemon game ever! I've been loving the changes they've been making to the Pokemon games with X/Y and OR/AS. They've been adding wa...   0

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Wolfy-Boey . Dec 03

Developer Cancels 'Hatred 2' For Not Being Controversial Enough

Destructive Creations, the videogame developer behind the controversial 'Hatred' has decided to cancel a planned sequel after both fans the media had reacted poorly to previews.Set in the present day, 'Hatred 2' would h...   0

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Ben Davis . Nov 24

Bbain's belated birthday blog + Quick thoughts on Smash Bros. and Pokemon!

Hello everyone! I meant to make a post on my actual birthday (November 22nd), but then video games happened, and I couldn't stop playing them. I am speaking of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire, of ...   0

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Ben Davis . Oct 19

Gotta find 'em all! The simple joy of an in-game collection

Sometimes I find myself thinking a lot about the little things in video games, things that other people might overlook completely, yet somehow, they stand out to me as something particularly unique and intriguing. One s...   0

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Ben Davis . Sep 29

B-b-bain calls d-d-dibs on Dedede!

I like to try using as many different characters as I can when playing Smash. I usually rotate through a rather large list of characters, including Lucas, Ness, Diddy Kong, Bowser, Wario, Olimar, Ice Climbers, Jigglypuff...   0

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Ben Davis . Aug 21

Bbain's Jukebox: Final boss

Boss music is often the most thrilling, intense music found on a video game soundtrack. Then there is the final boss music, which takes things to the extreme, highlighting the climactic action of a game. Everyone has their fa...   0

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Ben Davis . Jul 24

Bbain's Jukebox: Western

The past few weeks, I've been playing Wild Arms. It's a pretty solid fantasy RPG, but what drew me to the game in the first place was its western theme. Much of the game seems to be tenuously related to the western genre at b...   0

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Ben Davis . Jul 15

Tomb Raider is actually a survival horror game

Confession time: I've only ever played one video game which is considered a part of the survival horror genre, that game being Amnesia. I've never played any Resident Evils, or Silent Hills, or Fatal Frames, or Dead Spaces, o...   0

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Ben Davis . Jul 10

Bbain's Jukebox: Happiness

Hello everyone! If you've been following my presence here on the site, you've probably noticed that I really enjoy video game soundtracks. I talk about them a lot, and these days I actually tend to listen to video game music ...   0

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Elsa . Jun 11

So, you want to be my friend...

So... if you met me at a party would you walk up and hand me a picture of lesbian porn?  I don't really care if you're female, or if you're gay, but you might want to introduce yourself first and say "hi", before giving me ...   0

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Elsa . May 08

10 reasons why Elsa is always right...

1.  If you're a male, you're wrong.  One thing I've learned from gaming media in recent years is that being a woman makes me always right.  Apparently I lack "privilege" even though I'm a middle class white woman with a n...   0

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Ben Davis . Apr 14

GaymerX brings out the worst in the Dtoid community

The articles that Destructoid has run recently about GaymerX have made me kind of sad and worried about the current community. The articles themselves are great, mind you. The staff is clearly welcoming of people from all w...   0

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Ben Davis . Jan 25

The hunt for the missing NES game

Something really cool happened this week, and while it might not be the most exciting story to some, it was still very exciting for me. So, growing up, my family had several gaming consoles that were apparently given to my d...   0

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Ben Davis . Jan 08

bbain's 2013 gaming awards

Hello, everyone! There have been so many Best of 2013 blogs already (which is awesome!), and I'd like to throw my own list into the mix, even though it's a little late. I also thought I'd add a few extra awards at the end jus...   0

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Elsa . Dec 19

The invisibility of the older woman...

I'm currently 51 and frankly, when I hit 50... shit happened.  I stopped dying my hair only to find out that I no longer had dark brown hair, but instead when the sun hits my locks, you could be blinded from the s...   0

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Elsa . Aug 21

Feminist Frequency and Relevance...

So, Anita Sarkeesian has completed her "Damsel in Distress" trilogy.  In the first video, she introduced the trope and gave some historical background to it.  She spoke of how the male rescuer was the subject and the woman ...   0




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