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Mr Gilder . Oct 31

Movin' On

Hello Destructoid Friends, I'm sure those of you who have read my blog have noticed that I haven't been around the site, commenting, or writing new articles for several months now. You would be correct. It has occurred to m...   0

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Mr Gilder . May 28

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned . . . by Street Fighter 4

There's no shortage of love for Street Fighter 4 here at DToid. I'm sure those of us with significant others aren't completely free of the sin of neglecting said partner to get a good match in now and then. Linda is acutely a...   0

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Mr Gilder . May 21

A Very Happy Birthday to Mr. T [NVGR]

Today, 57 years ago, a very special man was born. One of twelve children of a Chicago minister, Laurence Tureaud would rise from humble beginnings in a city housing project to become something far greater than the sum of his ...   0

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Mr Gilder . Apr 05

Exemplary Openings: Wild Arms - A Promise of Adventure

What is your favorite RPG on the original Playstation? Is it Final Fantasy 7? Perhaps it’s Dragon Warrior 7? These big-name titles were backed by a decade of predecessors. Their massive pre-installed fan base almost ensured t...   0

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Mr Gilder . Apr 01

Leaked Screenshots Show Classic Nintendo Bruisers to Appear in Punch-Out for Wii - Bowser, and Max from Advance Wars Confirmed

It appears as if hardcore cries of Nintendo having forgot all about their old-school fans may not be falling on deaf ears after all. Fans who lament the fact that Ninendo's quirky title Captain Rainbow will probably never see...   0

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Mr Gilder . Mar 23

Gust's New Atelier Game to be 3D Cel-Shaded, Not 2D - I Cry a Bit

Ladies and gents, the cat is out of the bag. A slew of new screenshots over at The MagicBox have revealed the look of Atelier Rorona, the newest entry into Gust's long running alchemy based RPG series. As you can see abov...   0

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Mr Gilder . Mar 14

5 Great Game Soundtracks to Fuel your Workout

I have absolutely no misgivings about my status as a total tubby-boy. A “generous build” runs in my family, and it is something that I will never be able to totally escape. Curse you genetics! That being said, I try to do som...   0

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Mr Gilder . Feb 24

Buying Ys for DS Today? Avoid Mistake #1!

Today, Atlus is releasing their slightly delayed Legacy of Ys: Books 1 & 2 for the DS. It's coming in another one of their delightful boxed sets with soundtrack CD, ala Luminous Arc 2. Many an oldschool RPG fan is twitching w...   0

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Mr Gilder . Feb 23

New Details and Media for Sega's Border Break - Very Pretty, Needs to be Kissed & Loved

Several days ago, I reported that Sega had announced a new Mech combat arcade game called Border Break (BB). My anticipation is now doubled as some new details have emerged. Apparently BB will be running on RingEdge, one of t...   0

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Mr Gilder . Feb 19

Sega Announces Border Break - I Spazz Out and Speculate

In the past few months, Sega has been becoming progressively more relevant. Their attempts to gain ground again through bringing titles like Madworld and The Conduit to the Wii are admirable and welcome indeed. According to w...   0

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Mr Gilder . Feb 14

Exemplary Openings: Neo Contra - Badass at its Best

In this first edition of Exemplary Openings, I am going to investigate the very definition of badass. If the two main points of a game’s demo movie are to, 1) Grab and hold the users attention, and 2) Show off exactly what t...   0

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Mr Gilder . Feb 14

Article Explanation: Exemplary Openings

In my not-too-distant past, I put more than my fair share of time in video game retail. Four and a half of those years were spent working at, and eventually weekend-managing a small, independently owned store called Microplay...   0

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Mr Gilder . Feb 01

10 Things About Mr Gilder that You Most Likely Never Cared Enough to Know . . . but TOUGH!

There seems to be a big thrust of these “10 Things” list popping up on everyone’s C-blogs. I figured that I would throw my hat into the ring. Here are ten things that you may not know about me. Some of them you can get from r...   0

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Mr Gilder . Feb 01

Mr Gilder's 10 Most Anticipated of 2009

*A Note to my dear Dtoid Community: I am terribly sorry. I meant to get this article completed and posted much earlier. A number of things have muddled my life as of late. An impromptu “promotion” of sorts at work, sporadical...   0

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Mr Gilder . Jan 04

Obligatory "My Collection/Setup" Post

It seems that if you are even remotely serious about blogging here on Destructoid, you simply have to post pictures of your personal collection/setup. Without further ado, I give you what is commonly referred to by my friends...   0

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Mr Gilder . Jan 01

Horrors of the Internet: Shadow of the Colossus Cosplay

On most days the internet really is a tool for good. The world wide web links us globally and provides us with an infinite well of easily accessibly knowledge. On other days, the internet is a cesspool of untold horror. Today...   0

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Mr Gilder . Dec 28

Mr Gilder's Top 10 of 2008

Ladies and Gentlemen, 2008 is drawing to a close. Although the current financial atmosphere has made the past few months no easier on the game industry than any other business, it has been a rewarding and exciting year to be ...   0

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Mr Gilder . Dec 27

Nugget of Joy: Fear of Silent Hill on a Foggy Afternoon

I live in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Anyone who lives close to Allentown knows that for the entirety of the day today (12/27/08) the area has been under the oppressive reign of a pea-soup fog the likes of which we’ve not seen i...   0

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Mr Gilder . Dec 06

First Impressions: Soldner X: Himmelssturmer

On December 14th, 2007, unknown developer SideQuestStudios and equally unheard of publisher EastAsiaSoft released the horizontal shooter (or Shmup if you will) Soldner X: Himmelssturmer for the PC (heretofore referred to as S...   0

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Mr Gilder . Nov 11

Essay: A Look at Jewel Folklore In Japanese Developed Video Games

I am currently going through the process of working toward a career that will allow me to write about fiction films and video games in a professional sense. One my my key focuses is to investigate staples of classical mytholo...   0

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