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10 Things + 10 Comparsions about Me + Sure Ask Me Anything :p

I read Mr Andy Dixon's blog and it inspired me to make a similar one. It's difficult for me to come up with 10 things about myself, because there's a lot to know about me. I'm going to compare myself to Andy's list of 10...   more



Hey look! Vergil gameplay from Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition

Holy shit! Seph posted a blog! Capcom released some gameplay showing off Vergil in Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition. I sent a tip to Destructoid about it, but nothing has popped up on the front page about it and I'm impatient as hell to talk about some of this crazy shit. And here's a couple of GIFs I found from the video, because I'm a nice guy.   more



Do We Need Final Fantasy Anymore?

But first, a preliminary question: how relevant is Final Fantasy Type-0? I admit I haven’t been looking around all that much to gauge responses, but my guess -- or maybe fear -- is that people have chosen to ignor...   more



Do's and Don'ts: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

  Hello and welcome to another edition of "Do's and Don'ts", a series in which I talk about what developers and publishers should/shouldn't do when it comes to games, practices, etc. In this installment, I'll b...   more



A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Pokémon

Hello and welcome back to another installment of retro game ads. I was excited to put this segment together, as Pokémon was such a big part of my childhood. While I’ve separated other entries based on conso...   more



[NVGR] Where's the Music!?

Hello, friends. I wanted to write a blog to update you guys on several things. First, a little bit of "promotion", I set up a Patreon, in case for some reason, someone felt like supporting me without having to pay for my...   more



My Big Takeaways Concerning amiibo

Before I started typing this up, I performed the daily ritual I started a few days ago of checking Amazon to see what the current price would be for a Japanese Lucina amiibo. Lucina is one of my three mains in Super Sma...   more



Why I love fighting games

I've heard gamers tell me they don't like fighting games. And I look at them with this face that says "They still make you?". (I say in jest, even the most hardcore among us have genre's games that we have a hard time ap...   more

Why I love fighting games


The Good And The Bad In Nintendo's Latest Direct

Did you guys see that Nintendo Direct yesterday? HOLY CRAP IT WAS.....pretty good actually. While most of the games that were shown off weren't enough to make me forgot that the new Zelda got delayed, overall ...   more



A Visit to My University's New Virtual Reality Center

As I’ve mentioned several times before, I am a student worker at my university’s library. In just four years, I have seen plenty of changes come about. The computer system my department uses has changed, our ...   more

A Visit to My University's New Virtual Reality Center


Songs for Gamers Volume IV Update (10/20) *April Fools Joke

EDIT: I'm updating this blog to let people know (since it's no longer April 1st) that this blog post was an April Fools joke. I originally hid it, but I figure it'd be fun to keep around, even though I spoil the "surpris...   more



Let's break the internet together!

I'm stepping out of character for a second. Anyone who doesn't like it is a fat, one-armed comedian. Also an idiot. There's a battle raging right on the internet right now. Wait, I mean there are a hundred million battle...   more



A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Nintendo 64 (Part 2)

Hello and welcome back to another series entry showcasing retro print advertisements for video games. If you missed my most recent entries, check them out for neat and ads. While the first part of this entry focused o...   more



New Opportunities Thanks to Old Friends.

When 9 and 9 meet 9 Hello my fantastic friends. I have had the most interesting and life-filled week ever, and felt that I needed to touch base and share some of it with you all, because if anyone would appreciate it, it...   more



New Music Album: 2AD15 - I / Status of Songs for Gamers Volume IV

Good day, friends. I released a new album earlier that I wanted to share (what else is new!? :p). It's called 2AD15 - I. I suppose it has an odd name if you haven't seen me post before, but since I'm terrible with names,...   more



Contest: My Birthday's Coming Up, But You're the Ones Getting Gifts! Wait, What?

Update 3/31/2015 10:09 PM: The Contest is Over! Congrats to the Winners! Check your PMs! You heard that right folks! My birthday is coming up in the next few days, turning the ripe old age of 26. But while going through...   more



The Friendly Gaming Master List - Round 2!

Round 2. FRIENDS! Dear Destructoid Community, Back by popular demand, here is the second iteration of the Friendly Gaming Master List! I've had a handful of people message me in the past little while about the list and u...   more



Weird Comic Tales #1 (SENSATIONAL FIRST ISSUE)

When I was a kid and just getting into comics, my dad let me have all of his comics from when he was a kid. His collection was comprised of a few dozen comics from the early 60s to the late 70s, chiefly made up of DC tit...   more

Weird Comic Tales #1 (SENSATIONAL FIRST ISSUE)


The trouble with sequels...

As much as we all love to see a new IP, there's something reassuring about picking up a sequel to one of your favorite games. There's a lot less mystery, and you generally have a pretty good idea what to expect. After al...   more

The trouble with sequels...


Hello Hyrule: Taking the Wind (Waker) Out of Zelda's Sails

I make no secret of the fact that I love The Legend of Zelda series, nor am I stranger to writing about certain games of the series. Band of Bloggers was created by a trio of rad Dtoiders (Dreamweaver, Fenriff, and...   more

Hello Hyrule: Taking the Wind (Waker) Out of Zelda's Sails


Best $5 Ever Spent!!

About 2 months ago, I went into K-Mart with the intentions of buying new stuff to decorate my house.  As i passed through these clearance racks, I had to do a double take of what I thought I saw. Yep, I was right! I...   more

Best $5 Ever Spent!!


A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Nintendo 64 (Part 1)

Hello and welcome back to another round of retro game ads. After a series of ads for the last time, we’re taking a look at its competitor, the Nintendo 64. All of these ads were taken from magazines, the majority...   more



Birthday Games! =D

Happy Birthday Mr. Smithers Yupp yupp yupp! It was my birthday on Friday, March 13th and as of yesterday, I've been able to reap some of the spoils of being old...er. My fiancee and I came to the conclusion that 27 is st...   more



[NVGR] Something I wrote during my darkest time.

Hello, friends. I wanted to write a somewhat personal blog. I used to write a fair amount of these, but I think they're all hidden at the moment (or deleted). I do not consider myself a poet, or a riddle-writer, but one ...   more



'Dr. Seuss Draws Boners' and Other Literary Classics

As I mentioned back in my introductory blog, I work at my university’s library as a student worker. I am a senior and will graduate in just two months, heading out into the real world. This will be my fourth full y...   more



A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: PlayStation

Hello and welcome back to another round of retro game ads. We’ve reached the second half of this series, transitioning into 3D-era games and beyond. Our first stop is the Sony PlayStation, with a range of ads acros...   more

A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: PlayStation


Band of Bloggers: The Wasteland Recap

Stories From The Apocalypse We made it! It was a gruelling month, but we fought hard against all odds, and we made it through. We battled giant irradiated albino scorpions and Chinese cyborg ninjas, Tanked our way throug...   more



Video Games: stuff that's always annoyed me

They say little things bother little people. I don't know that I agree with that, but I do think there's more than a few things that bother me in gaming. Maybe I've just let things fester more than they should have, but ...   more

Video Games: stuff that's always annoyed me


Sick & Tired of Being Sick & Tired.

It's Not You, It's Me.  Bleh. That pretty much sums up the past couple weeks of my life. Well, actually since about January, but the last two weeks have definitely been exceptionally "Bleh". So I just wanted to...   more



Of Dragon Age and Bunches of Jokers

So not too long ago, I did a post on Xenoblade Chronicles that took a look at its story.  That’s fine and all, but I’m wary of the fact that I didn’t really talk about the gameplay -- which, you k...   more

Of Dragon Age and Bunches of Jokers





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