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Send me your dreams, I will interpret them!

Okay, so my brain is exhausted from this whole week and somehow I produced a dozen drafts, two blogs, several forum posts and ran around town dropping applications and resumes everywhere because ...   more



Occam Thoughts: Podcasts

I have found myself seeking some accompaniment when I am playing video games.† I used to listen to albums and audio books but lately the name of the game has been podcasts.† There is nothing more...   more



Pretend Destructoid Is An Early 2000s Anime Shrine and 'Adopt' Brittany for PAX

Hello, darlings! It's Thursday night, and I'm sitting at the day job. Most of the staff will be living it up at PAX this weekend, possibly meeting up with some of you lovely people. But I'm go...   more



No place in games.

There once was a soldier who had a gruff voice, didn't believe in heroes and infiltrated facilities in cardboard boxes. After saving the world from nuclear annihilation twice and becoming a legen...   more



So How Do You ďIdealizeĒ Female Characters?

Itís been a while since Iíve tossed a post up on Destructoid.† Letís change thatÖwith yet another ill-advised discussion on gender politics in video games!† Rejoice, sort of!† Or, alternatively...   more

So How Do You ďIdealizeĒ Female Characters?


You Wanna Adopt Me? I'd Adopt Me.

Another year has come and gone.† The hot dog breath of Summer is slowly relenting and giving way to the cool quiet of Fall.† PAX Prime aka the Battle in Seattle aka the Group Hug is happening sta...   more



Journalism and the YJW catspiracy.

If some cat is going to talk to me about journalistic integrity, they're first going to have to tell me the difference between hard news, soft news and why those two distinctions exist. They're g...   more



10 Games that should be in Games

Itís late August and the specter of autumn is upon us. Soon, we can expect shorter days, cooler air, the changing of the leaves and all that bullshit that comes with the turn of the seasons. Of c...   more

10 Games that should be in Games


Taterchimp's Streamtoid: Season 2 Vote

As many of you may know, Streamtoid is back, alive and well!! †As mentioned each week, I am streaming Mondays at 6-8 central time, and would love to have people join me. †The past two streams hav...   more

Taterchimp's Streamtoid:  Season 2 Vote


Bbain's Jukebox: Final boss

Boss music is often the most thrilling, intense music found on a video game soundtrack. Then there is the final boss music, which takes things to the extreme, highlighting the climactic action of...   more



In Defense of Outrage

Did you ever watch, listen to, or read something just so you could get mad at it? Just so you could feel a bit better about yourself? I know I do! All the time! I was reading on what he calls...   more



I've been Huge for almost a year now

LadiesÖ So we are closing in on the one year anniversary of Huge.† Itís been a controversial year since the original announcement to be sure.† There have been some † about the† Dtoid is†. So f...   more



Some Love for Warhammer 40k: Space Marine

Space Marine is a masterpiece. †There, I said it. †I even kind of mean it. †I played it recently and remembered just how much I loved the game, and how sad it makes me to know that THQ isnít gett...   more

Some Love for Warhammer 40k: Space Marine


Dad Goes Overboard When Teaching Sons the Truths of War

Sweden is a fine country. The people who live there are tall, blonde, and beautiful. Sweden has also given the world savory meatballs, affordable yet stylish modern furniture, award winning swims...   more



NVGR: Watching YouTube through the Rear Window

I watch a lot of YouTube on a regular basis, but since I've busted up my foot and find myself sitting around home all day, my dosage level has skyrocketed to Keith Richards-esq proportions. Som...   more

NVGR: Watching YouTube through the Rear Window


Goodbye Robin

I just wanted to take a brief moment to say goodbye to a man who taught me how to laugh and the your eccentricities are a strength rather than a weakness. Yesterday, as I'm sure most of you know ...   more



Such menial tasks with shovels.

Due to an increase in cash flow from my new job I was recently able to buy a shiny, new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4! It's a pretty spiffy device and a worthy replacement for my Nexus 7. I can run it wit...   more

Such menial tasks with shovels.


Fans of Battleborn never noticed this

Did you know is an anagram for Lt. Boner Bat? † Clearly, itís a spiritual successor to . † #Journalism   more



What if Ganondorf and Link were...

Would you eat them?   more



Bbain's Jukebox: Western

The past few weeks, I've been playing . It's a pretty solid fantasy RPG, but what drew me to the game in the first place was its western theme. Much of the game seems to be tenuously related to t...   more



Wii U Storage Solutions

Hey there, champ, hows it going? †Are you enjoying that fresh Wii U? †Have it all loaded up with games and their save files, got your free promotional game from Club Nintendo annual rewards and f...   more

Wii U Storage Solutions


PS4 first impressions.

I bought a PS4 last week-end. Not quite sure why, really. I'd been telling myself I'd wait until the holidays, maybe grab a sweet deal. I think what made me do it was being on vacation last week ...   more

PS4 first impressions.


A Fashionably Late Entry

The objective of the was to showcase the best in lazy artwork. I like to think taking 4 months to finish this makes me the ultimate bestest winner. And so, without further ado, because I know y...   more



My Journey into Shallowness Ė Review of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

I donít like reviewing games. By the time I get around to playing enough of game to review it, weeks, or even months may have past. What good is that going to do? However, what if I were to revi...   more



I live, as Basch fon Rosenburg of Dalmasca yet lives!

Bless me, Destructoid c-blogs, for I have been away. It has been three weeks since my last blog entry. I've been busy job-hunting, house/dogsitting and now I have a new job in the midst of all th...   more



God help me, I read some MechWarrior books

I have a slap-slap-kiss-kiss relationship with the franchise. is a game I keep returning to even though I find it ridiculously underdeveloped and often completely frustrating to play. The un...   more



Tomb Raider is actually a survival horror game

Confession time: I've only ever played one video game which is considered a part of the survival horror genre, that game being . I've never played any , or , or , or , or or what have you. And i...   more



Life Goals, by Kyle MacGregor [NVGR]

graces us with yet another original from his 2014 collection. This particular work depicts the subject (me) at E3 2015, having possibly shunned Destructoid for "greener pastures." This relates...   more



Raging Chart On: The Vocal Minority (Sort of VGR)

This Raging Chart On actually doesnít have much in the way of math, or charts. †Depending on how you look at it, it either has the least data or the most data for any of the series. †In any event...   more

Raging Chart On:  The Vocal Minority (Sort of VGR)


Reviews Aren't Law And You Can Actually Make Your Own Decisions

Let's work through an imaginary exercise. I'm Gamer A, and Iím tired of all the games that I have. My friends havenít picked up anything good enough for me to leech off of them, Iím in the mark...   more






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