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Episode 07: Duke Nukem 3D - PC
Episode 06: Resident Evil 2 - PS1
Episode 05: Deus Ex - PC
Episode 04: Mega Man Legends - PS1
Episode 03: Jet Grind Radio - Dreamcast
Episode 02: Mega Man 4-6 - NES
Episode 01: The Neo Geo Pocket Color - NGPC

Nostaljourney is a retro gaming podcast that features an new cast every episode. Each episode is based on discussing a particular game or series, then finding people who are nostalgic for it and people who have never played it before. If need be we go so far as to donate all the necessary gaming hardware to the newcomers. We compare the experiences of the two groups to find out how well a game has really aged as well as discuss its history.

For younger community members it may be a chance to learn what gaming was like in the past. For older community members it may be a chance to discover what games are truly classic and what games are not. In general the show exists to evaluate and discuss the nature of nostalgia and for everyone in the community to get to know each other better. Because the show involves giving out free games, it only records once every couple of months.

Recent changes to the game plan will hopefully entail the show recording every 2 weeks.


Shadows of the Damned - Multiplatform
Alice: Madness Returns - Multiplatform
Dead Rising 2 - Multiplatform
Radiant Historia - Nintendo DS
Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks - Nintendo DS
Ace Attorney Investigations - Nintendo DS

Wryviews are my personal review series where I try to do things different from the norm by asking myself how well the game achieved its goal, instead of if I liked the game or not. Wryviews are a personal challenge to stay objective and identify who would enjoy a certain game, rather than complain about who wouldn't. I feel that being a good reviewer entails being able to identify each game's audience.


Mega Man and Bass - Gameboy Advance
Maken X - Dreamcast

Gemnalysis is a series where I hunt down lesser known or neglected games and make a case for playing them despite the fact that they're older. Instead of flat out reviewing these games I look at them from the perspective of a collector and go over the game's history, and special trivia it may have.


Boss Battle - Mark of the Wolves
Boss Battle + Final Match - King of Fighters 98

Fatal Impact is a series of community tournaments revolving around SNK fighters; rather, it was. I happen to host the tournaments, but only once in a blue moon when I have the free time. I accept any and all callers, though I am not an entrant. Instead I am a trainer who organizes my entrants and helps to improve their game while introducing them to new and lesser appreciated fighting games.

The Fatal Impact tournaments will likely not continue until SNK releases games with better netcode. With recent promises from Atlus, King of Fighters XIII is likely to become the next big Fatal Impact game.


King of Fighters 94
King of Fighters 95
King of Fighters 96
King of Fighters 97

The King of Fighters Love Letter is a series dedicated to the storyline and history of SNK fighting games. Many people don't know anything about SNK in general, and with King of Fighters XIII on its way I'm going to bring everyone up to speed on the story in the series thus far.

Now that King of Fighters XIII has an actual release date this series may continue beyond the first story arc (Orochi Saga), but it's difficult to find solid information on the series' backstory.





Podsumaki Episode 09: Mortal Kombat Special
Podsumaki is a fighting game podcast that I hosted on and organized. There was a lot of random smack talk but it was a fun show. Currently it's on hold and none of the hosts are sure if it will ever come back. Our last episode was our highlight, where we spoke with three of the best Mortal Kombat players in the US and discussed the Mortal Kombat community and the upcoming game. If you were to listen to any one episode of Podsumaki, I'd recommend it be this.

The Top Three Things "Gamers" Should Care About Less
Somebody on Call of Duty: Black Ops screamed at me for not being good enough at the game, even though I wasn't on his team. Thanks to that I decided to write an article on some of the biggest problems with the gaming community, mostly their inability to care about things that actually matter.

Tainted Beauty: The Death and Rebirth of a Genre
What we have here is an article revolving around the 2D fighting game genre, the path one must go through to become good at the games, and all the obstacles in the way of this that I feel eventually led to the temporary death of the genre prior to the release of games like Street Fighter IV and BlazBlue.

Wry Guides: Goozex Training Manual
Wry Guides are a series where I try to educate the people of the community by writing about something that I in particular know a lot about. More than anything else though, it's just me unleashing a bad pun upon the world.

Top 11 Dreamcast Games You Probably Didn't Play
In this article I recap my experience as a guy who loved the Dreamcast, because he grew up with it as one of his primary forms of entertainment. The games listed aren't the popular and trendy choices so much as the lesser played B-list and C-list games that only true Dreamcast veterans touched.

Hey, I liked it: Mega Man VII
Hey, I liked it was a series where I reflected on games that I'm fond of that weren't appreciated by many people. As opposed to Wryviews which are meant to be impartial, this was a much more personal series. This series might continue some day but I could really not think of a bigger black sheep game than Mega Man VII.

Wry's Dreamcast Homebrew Guide: Pre-Brewed
There was a time when I was extremely, extremely into my Dreamcast. I didn't just play tons of regular games that I found on sale, I also researched the wealth of bootleg Dreamcast programs. These days I'm a collector and I'm not concerned with unofficial software. I'm too busy playing games I actually own. Still I created a quick guide to some of the easiest and best programs available for the Dreamcast that can be used with no hassle.

Untapped potential: Stop breaking my balls
I suck at games: But not forever
My Expertise: The Grand Jackass of Obscurity
Nothing is sacred: Sequels
Groundhog Day: Can you feel the sunshine, Sonic?
I started writing about games roughly a year and a half ago, and since then my viewpoints and my writing style have changed. Destructoid's Monthly Musings were a good way for me to get started when I didn't have many article ideas. These are all the ones I wrote that were promoted to the front page. I'm not super proud of them anymore, but if you want to see my writings evolve a little bit you can compare these to my more recent articles.
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Act 1 of Suda 51's Sdatcher has been released

Some of you may be curious as how Sdatcher's coming along since we first reported on it, and apparently it has begun. The first episode of this collaborative project between Suda 51, Hideo Kojima and Akira Yamaoka is now avai...   more

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The Videogame History Museum project is go!

A while back we reported that The Videogame History Museum needed your help to create a 30,000 dollar kickstarter fund, and that goal been met!  As of this writing in fact, said goal has been exceeded by roughly 70%.&nbs...   more

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DC Universe Online gettin' some free DLC Sep 6th

All you guys and gals still enjoying some DC Universe Online are gonna get some free downloadable content come September 6th.  Specifically you'll be treated to the introduction of The Green Lantern Corp, the new Light p...   more

DC Universe Online gettin' some free DLC Sep 6th photo

Gaze upon the first screens of Little King's Story Vita

Not long ago we discovered that Little King's Story Vita would feature more realistic graphics, and though Konami is trickle feeding us we now know what they meant. We now have screenshots. Very tiny screenshots. Still, they ...   more

Gaze upon the first screens of Little King's Story Vita photo

Telltale brings us new Jurassic Park screens

Telltale Games has let loose a couple new screenshots for Jurassic Park The Game, showing off some of the enemy dinosaurs that will hunt the game's characters.  Not too many new details on the game were revealed at games...   more

Telltale brings us new Jurassic Park screens photo

Ikaruga model too sleek for words available for pre-order

Shmup fans should be delighted to know that a beautiful black replica of the ship from Ikaruga is being produced and is currently available for pre-order. For those of you who can rough the moon-speak this should prove to be...   more

Ikaruga model too sleek for words available for pre-order photo

There's no time to explain why this game's available now

For an indie game, No Time to Explain generated a good bit of buzz and said title is available for purchase as of right now.  What's more the launch trailer promises that those of you who purchase it will get ...   more

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This new Red Orchestra 2 trailer amuses me so

Tripwire Interactive has released a new trailer for The Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad, and I find it quite amusing.  It's really more fair to call this a commercial with the way it's presented, but damned if it'...   more

This new Red Orchestra 2 trailer amuses me so photo

The Secret World is filled with globetrotting MMO action

Electronic Arts and Funcom have released a developer diary detailing the world and setting of The Secret World. I actually kind of love it. The core concept of the game is that anything goes. If there is a myth or legend any...   more

The Secret World is filled with globetrotting MMO action photo

Machine Gun Jetpack, now with spiffy vehicles

Developer Halfbrick has just released a new developer diary that details how they decided to make Machine Gun Jetpack more interesting: Vehicles.  Weird, weird vehicles.  My favorite of the bunch has got to be the ...   more

Machine Gun Jetpack, now with spiffy vehicles photo

Learn the ways of awesome arcade remakes with Warlords

So how many of you remember when Atari remade Warlords and it didn't look at all that fun?  Yeah, forget about that and watch this video.  It's really odd for a company to remake a game twice on the same platform, ...   more

Learn the ways of awesome arcade remakes with Warlords photo

Get a chance to work for Sony via The Tester Season 3

Sony has let loose that a casting call for The Tester: Season 3 has begun and the winner will get a job at Santa Monica Studios. You may be familiar with their work if you've ever played a little gem called God of War. If you...   more

Get a chance to work for Sony via The Tester Season 3 photo

Namco's tossing around some balls today

Namco has announced what may be the most brilliantly named iPhone and iPad game EVER: Toss the Ball. Releasing today, the goal of the game is to slide balls into holes in order to propel a racing character forward. If you've ...   more

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Nascar 2011 DLC and updates are available right now

Developer Eutechnyx would like to bring to your attention that NASCAR The Game 2011 has DLC available as of right now. As a nice treat to the Sony crowd the downloadable content goes for no charge on the Playstation and is i...   more

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Enjoy a full mission of The Old Republic with commentary

BioWare was kind enough to provide us with a preview video that showcases the entire Esseles flashpoint mission from Star Wars: The Old Republic.  Those I've discussed this game with have been praising this mission for ...   more

Enjoy a full mission of The Old Republic with commentary photo

Behold this custom squid girl Sega Genesis!

It seems that a cool custom Sega Genesis based on "Invader! Squid Girl" has spawned from the Japanese 2chan image boards.  This particular anime series is relatively popular, though I've unfortunately never seen it. ...   more

Behold this custom squid girl Sega Genesis! photo