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Om Nom On Souls . Jan 13

The Anthology Format

So here's the deal, Games should succeed on their own merits, separate from those of other media. This is what I hear from most people who want to see games grow "as an industry." They tend to talk in grand terms about what ...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jun 22

How Bioware Broke EA

So here's the deal, I saw a particularly shocking piece of industry news today, so shocking in fact that it jolted me into writing for the second time in a week. Truly groundbreaking stuff. There also appears to be a blog be...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jun 18

Waaaay Back When: Splinter Cell Conviction and Series Evolution

So here's the deal, It's been a full nine months since I last posted here, and a solid year and a half since I wrote with anything resembling regularity, and you know what? I've had just about enough. Yes, the lethargy ends ...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Sep 23

Deus Ex and the Importance of Caring

So here's the deal, I was recently fortunate enough to stumble upon a failing Rogers Video that was selling its used and rented games at three for one. Ever the opportunist, I dashed in to get my grubby meat hooks on whateve...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Aug 02

What's all this pay pass malarkey?

So here's the deal, There was a story today on the blog roll that talked about how BF3 (the release of which will not be a happy time for the pair of pants I happen to be wearing that day) will most likely contain a pay pass...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . May 12

My Kid Can Bayonette Rush Whoever He Wants

So here's the deal, I was thinking about how I'm gonna deal with my kids today, and aside from deciding to be the lightly teasing, gently cuff you upside the head and call you an idiot but in a way that magically makes you l...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Apr 26

Somethin's Goin' On

So here's the deal, It's vacation tiiiiiiiiiime, YAY! And we all know what that means, the return of an inconsequential Dtoid community blogger, EXCELSIOR! But yeah, school's finished, and not having to expend my writing ju...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Mar 16

Birthday Present: Destructoid Through the Ages

So here's the deal, It being the five year anniversary of our fair website's emergence from the dark, scary womb of Niero's brain, and the 20 somthingth anniversary of Niero's emergence from the dark, scary womb of his mothe...   0

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Mortrialus . Jan 22

Top 10 Greatest Side Scrollers

I'm bored so here's a stupid list! ... Okay, I should go more in depth. I'm exhausted with being critical of things. I personally enjoy reading and making top 10 lists. Why? Well because they revolve around people t...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Dec 24

Show Me Something Useless

So here's the deal, Hi, my name is Om Nom, and I like to write blogs, though you probably don't remember that since it's been like three hundred and fifty billion years since I last did so. I know, long time. But actually,...   0

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Mortrialus . Dec 01

Shortblog: Epic Mickey: Accessible to nongamers?

A few of you might have read my Epic Mickey Review. Since I had already written it, I decided to post it on Amazon.com and the reception has been fairly good. However, one comment has thrown me for a loop. It goes: Great...   0

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Mortrialus . Nov 26

Review: Disney Epic Mickey

Without a doubt, Epic Mickey is a game that is going to polarize people. A few might have read Holme's review and possibly my comments on it. At the same time, I both agree with and disagree with his review. This is possi...   0

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Mortrialus . Nov 15

Shortblog: Question to everyone about this console generation

I've notice a few people on the internet talking about the Wii. Some of them trolls, some of them not. Some of them hilariously entertaining trolls, and other..not. Anyway, many of them state that the Wii's very inferior ...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Nov 14

But Seroiusly...

So here's the deal, I'm just gonna come out and say it, this blog contains some mention of games. As well as some mention of art. And it may combine those ideas. I know, I hate me too. But I think this is a little tidbit of ...   0

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Mortrialus . Oct 25

Trying New Things: Being a PS3 Owner: Part 1

I have never owned a PlayStation Console before in my life.  I've played with them a bit at my brother's place and at friend's places, but I've never owned one or really played it too much aside from a ...   0

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Mortrialus . Sep 28

Final Fantasy XIV is the worst MMORPG I have ever played

It's just so boring. I could forgive the game's many faults if it just wasn't so boring, the combat, the characters, the story, the enemies, everything. Everything is so fucking convoluted and a pain to manage. The menu sys...   0

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Mortrialus . Sep 27

MMORPGs: Why does WoW succeed while others can't catch up?

This is inspired by The Escapist's new series, Extra Credits. If you haven't seen it go check it out. I'm almost tempted to say that aside from World of Warcraft, the MMORPG genre is in fact, dying. Right now everyone is t...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Sep 26

Why I Love Cheevos, and Why that Sucks

So here's the deal, I love cheevos. Achievements, I love achievements. And I hate that I love them. Achievements are a goal. They're something to accomplish, to strive for. They're a milestone that proves you've been whe...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Sep 12

More Than Just Noise: Silence

So here's the deal, I'm sorry. I'm sorry I'm sorry I'm sorry. It's been two long weeks since I last posted here, hope no one thought I was gone. I was, in fact, moving across the country; just last week my second year of jou...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Aug 20

Final Fantsy Om Nom: Crisis Core [Shortblog]

So here's the deal, As I progress closer and closer to the launch of this site I'm rolling out, which will only be mentioned once more on this blog, I promise, I'm more and more considering doing this kind of thing for a liv...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Aug 18

Agency and You. And Them.

So here's the deal, I recently caught myself up on the awesome that is our pertaining-to-this-website's-writer-roster late Reverend. I listened to the lecture he gave at Berkeley about the difficulties of character developme...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Aug 17

Danke, Merci, Xie Xie, Gracias, Arigato and Thank You [Shortblog]

So here's the deal, For those of you who pay attention, it's been over a week now since my last post, and that interview doesn't technically count as my own. To that end, I apologize, I like to think I'm more committed to th...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Aug 09

A Night of Drinking and Game Narrative

So here's the deal, A couple months back, back when I was just a wee lad taking his first steps into the big, scary, and often awesome-laden world of the c-blogs, I wrote a rather inflammatory post about how story in games w...   0

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Mortrialus . Jul 27

Stop Using Sand As a Death Trap!

Just look at all that instant death. Yay.... I think this just might be the most annoying pet peeve in video games. It's not a trend like Mascots with Attitude, or space themed FPS games with characters in Space Armor. It'...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jul 18

Gaming's Biggest Failure

So here's the deal, I would like to start by saying that the past week spent without a single post was a cold and frightening one indeed. It's the longest I've gone without posting something over the last 5 months, and I end...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jul 11

How to Do the Faceless Hero Right

So here's the deal, The faceless hero is a protagonist you've no doubt played, they've been around for a while now, popularized most notably by the Master Chief and Gordon Freeman. Obviously the objective of this kind of cha...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jul 06

Why no love, man? [Short-ish blog]

So here's the deal, I've noticed recently that there have been a lot of contests rolling out on the site, and each one promises some cool gamer cred-erific prize to the winner. And so, each time I get a little excited becaus...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jul 01

Alternate Reality: A Revolutionary Invention from the Geniuses at Macrohard

Ever have a problem? Well now, the beautiful minds at Macrohard Industries have a solution. Introducing Omni-Gel, your one stop shop for every single one of your everyday problems! Ever needed to break into the Pentagon, ...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jun 29

The Great Escape: What Games Can Give and What Games Can Take

So here's the deal, Gaming has given me much over the past 12 years, it's taken me to different times, different galaxies and even different realities. It's opened to me parts of myself that I didn't even know were there, an...   0

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Om Nom On Souls . Jun 23

And Now For Something Completely Different [Shortblog]

So here's the deal, Since no one else is doing it, I guess I'll be the first to offer my opinion on this newfangled tech called Kinect, and tell you what I want out of it. I don't want lightsabers, I don't want the wii "do...   0




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