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First Impressions: Europa Universalis IV

I'm a long-time fan of Paradox's games.  Ever since I discovered Europa Univeralis (EU hereafter) 2 about 11- years ago, I've been obsessed.  I've shoveled time into the likes of Victoria, Victor...   more

First Impressions:  Europa Universalis IV


The Roots of Japanese Strategy RPGs

The following piece is neither thorough nor polished. Essentially, over at , there was some discussion about the importance of for the Japanese strategy RPG genre. I argued that was more centr...   more

The Roots of Japanese Strategy RPGs


Final Rankasy 4, The Mainline Final Fantasy Ranking Continues, With Second Place

There's been a long road up until this point. We've covered the brokenness of Final Fantasy 2 (11th place). We've covered the problems that held FF8 and FF12 back (9th place). We have discusse...   more

Final Rankasy 4, The Mainline Final Fantasy Ranking Continues, With Second Place


Final Rankasy 3: Electric Bugalee

I ran out of silly titles for this series. Whatcha gonna do, y'know? So, to recap, I am ranking the Final Fantasy mainline games, except for side-games, 11, 14, and, for no good reason at all, ...   more

Final Rankasy 3:  Electric Bugalee


Final Rankasy 2: The Ranking Continues (8th-6th place)

Welcome to the second installment of Final Rankasy, which ranks the top 11 best Final Fantasy games (not counting 11, 13, or 14 or any side games) ever made! Last time, we covered Final Fantasy ...   more

Final Rankasy 2: The Ranking Continues (8th-6th place)


Final Rankasy: Ranking the Mainline Final Fantasy Games, Part 1

I'm here to engage in a pretty standard practice: ranking the mainline Final Fantasy series. Although I've been considering this for a while now, Stealth's ranking of the side story games final...   more

Final Rankasy:  Ranking the Mainline Final Fantasy Games, Part 1


Livin' La Vida Ninja: Why Ninja Gaiden 1 (NES) Capture Ninjaness Better than NG2

Ninja Gaiden 1 and 2 are commonly agreed to be classics of the action platforming genre and of the NES more generally. They both combined tight controls, solid presentation, good music, fun leve...   more

Livin' La Vida Ninja: Why Ninja Gaiden 1 (NES) Capture Ninjaness Better than NG2


4x Flashback: A Comparison of Alpha Centauri and Civ 4

Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri (with Alien Crossfire expansion) was a bit of a revelation for 4x gamers back in the day. On one hand, this was clearly a Civilization game. Alpha Centauri was the pl...   more

4x Flashback: A Comparison of Alpha Centauri and Civ 4


A few statements about Civ 5

I've read the RPS and Joystiq reviews, as well as some of the other chatter happening around the tubes, and I've come to the conclusion that there are a lot of misnomers out there about Civ 5's m...   more

A few statements about Civ 5


Initial Thoughts on Endless Space (PC, 4x/Strategy)

So, as I mentioned might happen in my post about Warlock, I broke down and bought Endless Space. For the unaware, Endless Space is the first game from Amplitude. Amplitude is a new, independent...   more

Initial Thoughts on Endless Space (PC, 4x/Strategy)


The Grandstanding Of Gaming Needs To Stop

I’m not entirely sure when the wretched tentacles of the real world’s troubles began to wriggle their way in to my preferred form of escapism, but I would really love it if they would stay the ...   more

The Grandstanding Of Gaming Needs To Stop


So.. you like Retrogaming? Here's a list of great blogs

Maybe there are rules against this. Maybe it's been done before, or there are threads like this on the forums. Maybe you've already heard of all of these. If so, I apologize, but, if I help an...   more

So.. you like Retrogaming?  Here's a list of great blogs


Initial Thoughts on Warlock: Master of the Arcane

I know there aren't many PC gamers on Dtoid, but I figured I'd add my thoughts on this game anyway. Let's see how it goes. If you aren't aware, Warlock: Master of the Arcane (simply Warlock fro...   more

Initial Thoughts on Warlock: Master of the Arcane


RESET - This is a game that requires your attention

There are few things in this industry that motivates me to write these days. However, when I came across this ambitious indie title by Theory Interactive, I had to bring it to the Destructoid...   more

RESET - This is a game that requires your attention


Why Jim Sterling Is Wrong on 'Online Passes'

I'm so sick and tired of the ignorance that pervades this site when it comes to the used game market and online passes. It seems like once a week or so, Jim launches some big tirade against onli...   more

Why Jim Sterling Is Wrong on 'Online Passes'


Revisited Gems - Langrisser Series

I don't know. I'm considering doing a series on great games that are generally overlooked. I decided that, if I'm going to start anywhere, I'll start with the Langrisser series. Revisited Gem ...   more

Revisited Gems - Langrisser Series


Expectations for Dawn of War 3 from a fanboy

OK OK OK , LET ME TALK, EVERYONE SHUT THE CHAOS UP. (no I will not apologize for that big ass picture, it's manly.) k. k. um... ok.. k. *cracks hands while looking around* k. Wha...   more

Expectations for Dawn of War 3 from a fanboy


Gamers should really stop trying to make games Art

Before you write off the rest of this post, let me just state that I in fact believe that games are a valid form of art, and that sometimes the medium's merits are sold short. With that said, ho...   more



Are you ready to test Final Fantasy XIV?

When Final Fantasy XIV was revealed one of the first things that was announced was a beta test. Within a matter of weeks a beta application went up on the main FFXIV site, but nobody has receiv...   more

Are you ready to test Final Fantasy XIV?


Concept for a series of illustrations: why I need to know your favorite sprites

I've found myself with some free time before my last semester of college, and I'm looking to start a series of illustrations (which may or may not lead to my final, senior project). The idea cam...   more

Concept for a series of illustrations: why I need to know your favorite sprites


How I came to accept iPhone/iPod gaming

I'm a guy who likes his music within arm's reach. My friends make fun of me because I constantly have headphones around my neck. I swear, I have a headphone fetish or something. But awhile ago, m...   more

How I came to accept iPhone/iPod gaming


Wii owners! This is a call to arms! Buy Sin & Punishment 2!

Pitiful. I'm not sure how this happened. Sales of Sin and Punishment on Virtual Console were so good that Treasure actually translated the menus and brought it over to western countries, and th...   more

Wii owners! This is a call to arms! Buy Sin & Punishment 2!


Illustration of my childhood: The SNES

I had this sketched in my notebook for a few months, so I decided to ink and color it this afternoon. Most of my childhood was spent with my fingers wrapped around an SNES pad, and I was feeling ...   more



Thoughts on Rev's Rant

I'm a little too lazy this evening to think of a proper introduction to my argument, so I'll cut right to the chase: video games to be fun. I'm not saying games can't ever be more than fun, or ...   more

Thoughts on Rev's Rant


Leave Twilight Princess Alone!: Why Twlight Princess isn't as bad as everyone says

ALL YOU GUYS CARE ABOUT IS OCARINA OF TIME AND WIND WAKER. JUST LEAVE TWILIGHT PRINCESS ALOOOOOOONE. Ah, I didn't see you there. I've been replaying Twilight Princess lately; maybe it's becaus...   more

Leave Twilight Princess Alone!: Why Twlight Princess isn't as bad as everyone says


Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Review, Screenshots, and Ramblings

I have a confession: I never really "got" Miku. She's a robot thing, she sings, and she likes vegetables? I never understood you, Japan. Anyways, the PSP game seems to be getting a bit of attent...   more

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Review, Screenshots, and Ramblings


1UP Interview with Metroid staff reveals that Other M will pretty much be the best game ever [/ChadHyperbole]

Things to note: -This is a full on collaboration. It's not Nintendo handing off their franchise to another company; the Metroid staff are working on this to make sure it's going to be a true M...   more

1UP Interview with Metroid staff reveals that Other M will pretty much be the best game ever [/ChadHyperbole]


XSEED confirms that Fragile will be coming to America

http://wii.ign.com/articles/987/987312p1.html Pretty exciting stuff. Looks like enough people bought Retro Game Challenge to convince them to bring this neat game stateside as well, which is jus...   more

XSEED confirms that Fragile will be coming to America


Super Secret fight in Punch Out!! Wii (fair warning: Massive Spoiler) UPDATE

Gonna leave the screencap as a URL, so no one can complain about how I ruined this awesome nugget of win. Holy shit. UPDATE: someone made a short youtube with two more photos, one showing the...   more

Super Secret fight in Punch Out!! Wii (fair warning: Massive Spoiler) UPDATE


Tatsunoko vs. Capcom coming to America? Nintendo Power saaaays....

Yes! My buddy emailed me these with the subject "OMGOMGOMGOMG", so I can't really comment on these, but it looks legit. Kudos to Capcom for bringing this over. Wii might not get MvC2, but at...   more

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom coming to America? Nintendo Power saaaays....





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