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Proposed/Planned Games that Need to Exist

For every game that is completed and makes it onto store shelves or digital markets, there are countless others that don’t, for whatever reason. Some are cancelled during development, while others simply don’...   more

Proposed/Planned Games that Need to Exist


My Top 9(ish) Nutcrackers

Я Люблю Вас Всех So I'm a bit late getting to this blog, but between discussing ISIS and wrapping up this month's Band of Bloggers, it's been ...   more



Band of Bloggers: Can the Wasteland Corrupt?

Not Bloody Likely.  Frigging finally. I have been trying to write this blog for the past week and everytime that I have sat down to put...er...fingers to keys, something has needed to be done or sporadically popped ...   more



When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Just Like These Dtoiders

This year, Destructoid is turning nine years old. Can you believe that? I sure can't; it seems like only yesterday I was browsing Dtoid and talking about video games, Queen, and touching other people's butts. Oh wait, th...   more



A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Potpourri (1980-1995)

Hello and welcome back, folks. We’ve reached the midpoint in this series and are about to transition into ads for the beginning of the 3D era and beyond, looking at systems like the Playstation and Nintendo 64. But...   more

A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Potpourri (1980-1995)


How long does a game need to be? #lengthgate

With all the talk about The Order 1886 being a short game, I couldn't help but want to chime in on my philosophy on how long a game should be. Now this isn't the same as my blog on what makes a game complete. Because I f...   more

How long does a game need to be? #lengthgate


TSG debates International Relations and Gaming on Dtoid...with himself.

(Warning, while not graphic some images may be disturbing)  2 blogs in 2 days. Look at me go, I'm on a roll again! This is going to be a short long one as well, but I had some stuff I wanted to get off my chest...   more



Iím Really Feeling [Meditations on Science and Warfare]!

So Super Smash Bros. is threatening to make me hate Shulk. Some bad experiences made me realize that he’s one of my least favorite characters to go up against.  I’m not about to claim that he’s go...   more

Iím Really Feeling [Meditations on Science and Warfare]!


Band of Bloggers March Ideas & February Reminders

Stories from the Apocalypse Hello friends! We hope that you are all having a blast crafting your own apocalyptic stories in Fallout 3 & New Vegas! As the month is coming to a close, we just wanted to take a mome...   more

Band of Bloggers March Ideas & February Reminders


This is how Destructoid will fall. (sexy pics included)

Dearest filthy perverts, please sit down in a chair. Prepare your cerebellums for maximum Orwellian exposure and tactical informations. We here at Dtoid have lost many comrades. A lesser writer would say we've lost many ...   more



Review: Bacon Club Cheeseburger

    It's time to join the club   When I first heard about Bacon Club Cheeseburger, I was skeptical to say the least. Developer McDonald's is no stranger to anti-consumer practices, and the critically pann...   more

Review: Bacon Club Cheeseburger


I Love Super Mario Galaxy

  "What's your favorite game of all time?" That may sound like a simple question, but it's anything but. Chances are good that some people wouldn't be able to answer the question on the spot, and those who do probab...   more



A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Game Boy

Welcome back to the latest entry in this series, where we take a look into printed ads for retro video games. I have previously compiled installments for , , , and games, so check them out to see how some classic games ...   more

A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Game Boy


If I could make my own console

Us console gamers don't exactly have the luxury to make our systems the way we want. Sure, you can upgrade the hard drive, or add some accessories, maybe even change out a faceplate, but that's about it when it comes to ...   more

If I could make my own console


Valentines & Video Games: Skyrim Romance

There’s not much to say about Skyrim that hasn’t already been said a million times before. The game offered hours upon hours of adventuring in a huge open world unlike any other and it’s hard to believe...   more

Valentines & Video Games: Skyrim Romance


My Struggle With Majora's Mask

Hey Internet, how are you doing? Good, I presume? That's great to hear. I'm not very good with small talk, so let me just cut to the chase: I've been a fan of the Legend of Zelda series for a very long time, with my fir...   more



A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: SNES

Hello and welcome back to another round of classic gaming ads from the past. If you missed my entries on , , and ads, check them out for a look at how retro video games were advertised in comic books of the 80s and 90s....   more



Oh yeah, and I'm working on a Vidja Gamez rap

It was this or writing my thesis... Before you judge me for dropping a second blog in just over an hour, I have one question to pose for you. Would you like to write my thesis? No? Let's move on then, shall we. :) As man...   more



A Blithering Post on Power and Respect

So if you’re reading this, I’m going to assume that you’ve been using the internet long enough to have heard the phrase “strong female character” -- and if you’ve been on even longer ...   more

A Blithering Post on Power and Respect


Opinion: Are games art?

If you went and asked the average gamer if they considered games "art" I think they would overwhelmingly say yes. They would point out examples like Journey, Limbo and Shadow of the Colossus and say that is the proof. If...   more

Opinion: Are games art?


Actually, Dying Light IS that good.

I haven't written anything about a specific game in a while, so I wanted to take a few minutes today to tell you why Dying Light is actually a fantastic zombie game, and what many of us have been looking for in a first p...   more



I miss Sega...

While I've given quite a bit of love to Nintendo, and some towards Microsoft and Sony, I feel like there's another company that I haven't quite given some love to, and that's Sega. While they still exist in today's marke...   more



Why I Love Pikmin 3

This is usually the part where I go on a multi-paragraph tangent to set up “context”, but let’s not dilly-dally this time.  So, let me say this to start: SPACE IS AWESOME.  There may still be...   more



How historically accurate is Mass Effect? Pt 1

HELLOO AND WELCOME to another exciting and arousing edition of the zombie who is Orwell (who is me)'s prescient and Orwellian series which is Orwellianly called How Stoically Accurate Is Massive FX? It's all about the T&...   more



Ask me questions and I will at worst verbally accost you with love

  Confession: I wrote the title of this blog as a silly excuse to jump on the anti-badger bandwagon after the not-quite-stellar Q&A session that recently happened. However, after rereading all the badger-re...   more



A Rare Gathering: Fan Fiction/Tribute/Thing

As I mentioned in my '10 Things About’ blog, I am currently working on a novel. I finished the first draft about a month ago and have been letting it sit since then, to look at it with new eyes for revision. In bet...   more

A Rare Gathering: Fan Fiction/Tribute/Thing


Do's And Don'ts: Punch-Out!!

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 be talk...   more



Community Event: Band of Bloggers

Those Who Slay Together, Stay Together.  Recently Fenriff, Dreamweaver and I were talking and discussing how hard it was to get people to play specific games, whether or not this was on a Friday Night Fights or...   more



Songs for Gamers Volume III - Released

Hello friends, I wanted to share with you the Bandcamp link to the album I had been working on since the beginning of January. I'm sure you've seen it before, but now you can download it! I highly recommend free. I encou...   more



A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Sega

Hello and welcome back to the latest installment in this series, where we take a look into retro printed advertisements of video games. If you missed my entries on and ads, check them out for a blast from the past. Whi...   more

A Look at Video Game Ads of the Past: Sega





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