Quantcast
Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist





    New     trending       featured       controversial       weirdest       by author       freebies       |       following

Blogs followed by ponderingsloth


Even in my kitchen there's an F.O.E!

I was making a very late dinner Tuesday night. I spilled a little Worcestershire sauce and this appeared on my counter: I fucking ran away. It is not there now, but it may still be roaming ...   more

Even in my kitchen there's an F.O.E!


GaymerX brings out the worst in the Dtoid community

The articles that Destructoid has run recently about have made me kind of sad and worried about the current community. The themselves are great, mind you. The staff is clearly welcoming of pe...   more



The Dangers of Wearing the Videogamer Badge

I never cease to be amazed how even though videogames have come so far in terms of mainstream acceptance, there are times when I must contain myself accordingly when showing my enthusiasm for my ...   more



Podcast Playing: Distractions, Gaming, and You

I have a confession to make: I often listen to podcasts while playing video games. It's something of a shameful secret of mine considering my championing of the artistic medium of video games. Th...   more

Podcast Playing: Distractions, Gaming, and You


Setting booty traps! Or why The Goonies II is due a remake.

Well, if there was anyone that could make a sequel to or reboot of a movie from my childhood, Richard Donner is one of the few I'd let get away with it. A new Goonies movie is really happening! ...   more

Setting booty traps! Or why The Goonies II is due a remake.


M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K. Episode 6: The Finding Love Special

In this special episode of Mystic Advice Something Something Something or Other (You Know the Drill), also called MASSIVECOCK (Name change? It was always like that!), I make an online dating pr...   more

M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K. Episode 6: The Finding Love Special


Come Meet the New Boss…

…Same as the old boss? Let’s hope not for Xbox One fans and game fans in general. After just under a year of monumental missteps regarding the Xbox brand and direction, Microsoft has seemingly do...   more

Come Meet the New Boss…


Hunting Monsters Like A Neko (Neko Means Tiger)

I finally have my Hunter's License Card! Okay, it might not really be the card I've wanted since the early 2000s, but it's close enough. My Hunter Rank right now is only a lowly 1, but that's s...   more

Hunting Monsters Like A Neko (Neko Means Tiger)


Should Castlevania praise the sun?

So in the midst of playing Metroidvanias and RPGs so far this year, I took a small detour into the NES "Classic" Castlevania era. This is to say I played the original Castlevania and Ninja Gaiden...   more

Should Castlevania praise the sun?


Zen and the Art of Dark Souls II

After finishing my first playthrough of , reflecting on the experience left me with a feeling of awe. Awe not at its improved combat systems, leveling mechanics, or game engine, but rather at its...   more

Zen and the Art of Dark Souls II


Destructoid MS Paint Edition Round 3! Memorable Moments

When I was a kid, I spent countless hours inside various gaming worlds. A lot of that time was spent without any gaming systems of any kind. My backyard was Hyryle. The streets were the Mushroo...   more



My favorite Metroidvania moments.

This is a Metroidvania kind of week and I'm having a Metroidvania year thus far. With Super Metroid's 20th anniversary today, Koji Igarashi leaving Konami to likely make more Metroidvanias and ev...   more



Jolly Cooperation- How Dark Souls II Taught Me to Play Better With Others

Cooperative play in video games has never been something I've had much fun with. Sure I enjoyed reaching tenth prestige on the original Modern Warfare with a bunch of my friends (our clan was aff...   more

Jolly Cooperation- How Dark Souls II Taught Me to Play Better With Others


Iga Returns?

Koji Igarashi. Perhaps he is what Dracula saw in his Mirror of Fate, aside from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2's Metacritic scores. Perhaps Dracula saw him speaking at GDC 2014 this week specifi...   more

Iga Returns?


Why Newcomers Shouldn't Be Afraid of Dark Souls

"It's really not that hard". I'm sure you've heard that uttered by "Dark Souls elitists", and if you've never played a Souls game but hear all the time about how terribly difficult it is, there's...   more

Why Newcomers Shouldn't Be Afraid of Dark Souls


Savestate: Rend the Storm (Demon's Souls)

Demon's Souls is a game without many set piece moments. There are a few, but unlike some games where proceeding through the set piece in the exact manner you're suppose to is the only way for...   more



Game Controls Once Intimidated And Confused You As Well

In this age of "everybody is gamer" or "nobody is a gamer, the word is stupid", depending on who you ask, one of the things that often comes up is the complexity of modern controllers, which woul...   more

Game Controls Once Intimidated And Confused You As Well


Destructoid MSPaint Edition! Round 2.5! Request: Memorable Moments

Twice now I asked you guys to send me some of your favorite game covers drawn up in MS Paint, and you have delivered some fantastic work! Seriously, I'm amazed at some of the stuff you guys k...   more



Launch Title Retrospective: Where are they Now

Don’t you love “where are they now shows?” Nothing makes us feel better about ourselves than watching someone that had it all and pissed it all away. Child actors, teen popstars, mega athletes, y...   more

Launch Title Retrospective: Where are they Now


Why I love videogame magazines

As some of you may know, Dtoid Reviews editor Chris Carter, former Dtoid powerhouse Tony Ponce, and myself have been working with a conclave of nerds and videogame experts on making a print magaz...   more

Why I love videogame magazines


What's The Deal With These Twitchy Pokemon Anyway?

Unless you've been trapped under a Snorlax on Route 12 for the past month, chances are you've at least heard of Twitch Plays Pokemon, Nintendo's first majorly successful online game. In it, tho...   more

What's The Deal With These Twitchy Pokemon Anyway?


M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K. Episode 5

I managed to drag myself out of my depressed stupor long enough to record an episode! Go me! On this episode of Magic Advice Service Supporting Individuals, Video-games, Excited Couples, Or Cra...   more

M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K. Episode 5


AboveUp... Now In 3-D!

So I got myself a 3DS over the weekend. I've been wanting to get my hands on one for a while now, and every time I nearly left a store with one in my hands, I chickened out of the purchase beca...   more



Gaming Under the Influence of Opiates

First off, I don’t condone the misuse of controlled substances. One should only use prescription drugs under the supervision of a doctor, unless that doctor is named Dr. Feelgood, in which case, ...   more

Gaming Under the Influence of Opiates


How to get better at Street Fighter Part 5: Playing Online and Offline

Since the last entry in this series I was struggling to come up with a specific topic to discuss. There's a lot to cover in Street Fighter outside of just the mechanics and learning process. Grin...   more

How to get better at Street Fighter Part 5: Playing Online and Offline


Questions or Whatever...

Taking questions for Magic Advice Service Supporting Individuals, Video-games, Excited Couples, Or Crazy Killers (AKA M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K.). Ask about whatever you want! Comment below, tweet...   more

Questions or Whatever...


Mass Murderer Starving for a PS3 & Cozy Chair

Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer convicted for killing 77 people is threatening a hunger strike if he’s not given a Playstation 3 among other creature comforts. Apparently, he believes...   more

Mass Murderer Starving for a PS3 & Cozy Chair


M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K. Episode 4

In this episode of Magic Advice Service Supporting Individuals, Video-games, Excited Couples, Or Crazy Killers, The Beast of Bray Road fights The Gravy Witch, I'm sad that I can't play any of ...   more

M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K. Episode 4


Blindly Exploring La Mulana

During one of the Steam sales, I decided to pick up a game that had some good buzz, but I knew almost nothing about:  La Mulana.  I know it is supposed to be a hard as nails, oldschool experience...   more



Moar Question + New Commercial!

Another question thread for my podcast Magic Advice Service Supporting Individuals, Video-games, Excited Couples Or Crazy Killers (M.A.S.S.I.V.E.C.O.C.K.). Ask about whatever you want! Post bel...   more

Moar Question + New Commercial!





Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more