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Tips on keeping your game backlog under control!

If you're a gamer and have unplayed games... You have a backlog, some people have bigger backlogs than others, and depending on how big it is, the harder it is to get rid of... I like to think...   more



Ode to Minions: An awesome yet sad video...

is an awesome video game comic where Smash Bros. character run amok and hilarity ensues.... Today they had a very special episode.. with a song! I dare you to watch this video and not shed a...   more

Ode to Minions: An awesome yet sad video...


Mega MAAAAAAN-LYYYY: Plasma Power! Not safe for sanity!

A while ago a posted an insane Mega Man video, but it wasn't finished so the artist took it down a while later, but... it's BAAAAACK! There are only two ways you might respond to this video... h...   more

Mega MAAAAAAN-LYYYY: Plasma Power! Not safe for sanity!


Battling the Backlog: Brutal Backlog Battle by Torchlight

Yeah, I know I post this on Monday, but I started Mirror's Edge and thought I might as well finish it before making this post.... Last week was weird because I played THREE new games in a row! ...   more

Battling the Backlog: Brutal Backlog Battle by Torchlight


Romance of the Three Kingdoms Touch! The first Koei game for the iPhone

I had no idea Koei was doing iPhone games... This is their first, and it appears to be a port of the strategy game based on The Romance of Three Kingdoms and it looks like they are making it m...   more

Romance of the Three Kingdoms Touch! The first Koei game for the iPhone


Battling the Backlog: Titan Quest and Bionic Commando (The new one)

I was expecting my copy of Brutal Legend to arrive last week, so I wasn't sure what to play since I hate stop playing a game because I got another arrived... That's how I got a backlog in the fir...   more

Battling the Backlog: Titan Quest and Bionic Commando (The new one)


Battling the Backlog: Street Figther IV, Machinarium and some stinkers

Street Fighter IV was pretty amazing.... I must admit I'm pretty rusty, I haven't played a traditional fighter since the Dreamcast era, sure I've played games like Tekken and Soul Calibur, but th...   more

Battling the Backlog: Street Figther IV, Machinarium and some stinkers


Is SF IV's Seth that bad?

So... I'm a bit late to the game, but I finally got Street Fighter IV, and finally got to see what the fuss was all about with Seth.... I must admit, it's been a while since I've played a Capcom...   more

Is SF IV's Seth that bad?


Octoberween Backlog Battle: Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil sure has changed along the years, it's gone from a cheesy zombie game to what's basically an action game.... RE 4 had more action than horror too, but at least it had midget in a N...   more

Octoberween Backlog Battle: Resident Evil 5


Hatred towards particular Games.

So recently I have wondered why people hate certain games, by hate I do not mean quietly so, I mean when they vocalise it via either spoken or written word, which usually would imply that they ar...   more

Hatred towards particular Games.


Octoberween Backlog Battle: Bloodrayne, Painkiller and Condemned

Boobrayne, I mean, Bloodrack... that game with the big breasted vampire? People claim that Lara Croft is nothing but a pair of breasts, but compared to Bloodrayne she's Miss Personality! The g...   more

Octoberween Backlog Battle: Bloodrayne, Painkiller and Condemned


Battling the Backlog Week 17: Postal, forgettable blandness and.. FIGHTPAD!

The first Postal game... is just.... upsetting... I've playing many violent games, I've done things I should have been ashamed of, but this... Wow! You just kill everybody, no reason, no excuse,...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 17: Postal, forgettable blandness and.. FIGHTPAD!


Battling the Backlog Week 16: Cheesy FPS Edition

Redneck Rampage: This game made me realize one of the problems with many old FPS games, while many modern ones has levels so simple they are boring, many of the older ones are so complex that yo...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 16: Cheesy FPS Edition


Battling the Backlog Week 15: Shenmue II

Since it was the US birthday of the Dreamcast last week, I thought it would be a great excuse to tackle my remaining unbeaten Dreamcast games! Sword of the Berserk: Gut's Rage is basically a 3...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 15:  Shenmue II


Battling the Backlog Week 14: Arcade Apocalypse and Mega Man II

It looks like my collection wasn't completely entered in Backloggery.com... I had forgotten a few games.... Namely all the ones I had beaten, or at least the ones I thought I had beat.... It took...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 14: Arcade Apocalypse and Mega Man II


Differences between PC and console gamers.

There is often a stigma between console and PC gamers (particularly PC towards consoles). Where a lot of stereotypes held between the two forms, often seen as resentment, I do not know why this i...   more

Differences between PC and console gamers.


Battling the Backlog Week 13: Pirates! Dungeon Siege... I fail at Diablo II... and more iPhone games....

Wow... this is kinda ridiculous... My iPhone backlog is the largest of all the systems I own! But I don't think there are any good games left that could go on sale... I hope! Sid Meier's Pirat...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 13: Pirates! Dungeon Siege... I fail at Diablo II... and more iPhone games....


This reporter has never played Monkey Island I pressume?

I hope this hasn't been posted before.... I guess it hasn't because I'm sure it would have make Weekend Destructainment easily! WOW! This guy obviously has never played Monkey Island! I haven'...   more

This reporter has never played Monkey Island I pressume?


Battling the Backlog Week 12: Ceville, Shadow Complex, Tales of Monkeys and... more iPhone games?

Sheesh! Thanks to Touch Arcade I find a game one sale before I even have time to try the last one I bought on sale! And I don't mean games like "Bad Fake MMO You Could Play on Facebook" or "Whac...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 12: Ceville, Shadow Complex, Tales of Monkeys and... more iPhone games?


Multiple Discs on current Generation consoles.

So with the announcement that RAGE may ship on two separate discs on the Xbox 360, one for the single player experience and the other for the multiplayer experience, it brings up an argument whic...   more

Multiple Discs on current Generation consoles.


Battling the Backlog Week 11: Banjo Tooie and iPhone game that are rather fun!

Sheesh! I should never have discovered Touch Arcade, I keep seeing mad sales for the iPhone each time I visit it! is probably the first "line" game I've played on the iPhone, it's pretty basic,...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 11: Banjo Tooie and iPhone game that are rather fun!


My Journey With Fighting Games.

I used to love fighters, playing Street fighter 2 at my friends house on his SNES, among others including but not limited to Mortal Kombat. At this point we were pretty at them, not knowing how t...   more

My Journey With Fighting Games.


My setup: I like shiny things!

This is where I play EVERYTHING! Since it's an HD monitor it can handle current gen consoles and I have TV adapter so I can play anything retro in a window... And I like plushies... You can se...   more

My setup: I like shiny things!


Gaming Podcasts.

Destructoidís Podtoid OK I thought I would start with the site where I would be posting this. I have only listened to a couple of the episodes of this podcast, so this may not be the best judgeme...   more

Gaming Podcasts.


Battling the Backlog Week 10: I play the "worst" games ever and prove you're spoiled sybarites

The week started with the best game EVER! THE RED RING OF DEATH! HUZZAH! 3 Fortunately, my brother in law barely uses his, but I was almost two days dealing with Microsoft and then then with U...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 10: I play the


Indie Games and me.

I thought I would write an article on a few of the indie games I have played recently. So here it is. A fantastic, despite ridiculously short first person game. You play as a detective doing m...   more

Indie Games and me.


Battling the Backlog Week 9: Saints Row 2, Eat Lead and the Bogey Man

Saints Row 2 was SOOOOOO MUCH FUN! I never played the first one, so I don't know how much has changed since then, but it seems you where in an explosion and needed surgery, which was the perfect...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 9: Saints Row 2, Eat Lead and the Bogey Man


Music in Games.

To me this is one of if not the most important aspect in a game (which is not how the game actually plays). Consider it this way, do your favourite games have bad or average soundtracks... No th...   more

Music in Games.


Games Journalism, and who is a gamer.

I really don't like numbers for reviews, particularly with most game reviews considering 7 out of 10 an average (I'm not sure but as a Mathematics University student I consider the average is 5)....   more

Games Journalism, and who is a gamer.


Battling the Backlog Week 8: Fail n' Fumble, 'Splosions, "Trine" my best and Indie Adventures!

The week started pretty weak... A few of the game I tried kept crashing, like Hellboy: Asylum Seeker, but that game looked pretty mediocre, so I didn't care... Others, like MDK, I realized I ha...   more

Battling the Backlog Week 8: Fail n' Fumble, 'Splosions,





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