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Game plots that are clearly rip-offs: Part two

(One of these days, one of these days I�ll write two blogs in a row without getting sick and disappearing for a few months.) Well, here we are again. After last times shocking expos� you think game developers wouldn�t try to pull this sor...

 
 
 
 

The Boy Who Cried Wolf.

Once upon a time there was a little shepherd boy who looked after the sheep of a village, the boy loved spending time with the sheep, you see these were special interactive sheep, he much preferred them over the other the other, more passiv...

 
 
 
 

How Dare You, Capcom.

How dare you, Capcom. You�ve got some nerve, waltzing in here like you own the place and slapping your loyal fans right in fucking face with your giant ball-top style cock. After everything I�ve done for you, Capcom, you have the cheek, the...

 
 
 
 

Darksiders 2 in a nutshell.

Darksiders 2 is nothing if not thematically consistent... I�ll be generous here and ignore the poorly textured floor made entirely of skulls. I realise I missed his knees here but I also ignored the big pile of skulls...

 
 
 
 

A Very Failblog Christmas

Merry Christmas Destructoid! Chances are if you�re reading this you�re having a lovely time relaxing by the warm glow of the internet, or, you had to get the hell out of there and let your brain rest for a minute, either way my mind-dulling...

 
 
 
 

Final Fantasy Versus Itself.

(I know, worst title ever) Hey, you know those stupid prediction articles that are all made up of guesswork skewed by the writer�s personal preferences, the ones that serve to only stroke the writer�s ego as they furrow their brows and pre...

 
 
 
 

Fanart Flops: Back by (Un)Popular Demand.

Welcome to Fanart Flops, the Destructoid blog series that stole its intro style from Annotated Anime over on Japanator, and I bet you didn�t even notice! For those not in the know, or the unscarred as we call them, Fanart Flops is a colle...

 
 
 
 

Only Human

My god it feels like forever since I wrote something, mostly because of this thick slurry of videogames we call October to January, one such game being Dark Souls, a game I have no doubt led to at least one divorce or child beating out of t...

 
 
 
 

Death to Red Shepard!

Some time ago, Bioware announced that they would be holding a vote on the default appearance of the female protagonist of Mass Effect, commonly referred to as �FemShep�. The vote was held, the people spoke, and a blonde FemShep was chosen...

 
 
 
 

Adopt an avatar: A Helping Hand!

PAX is upon us, the Destructoid social event of the year, where the who�s who of videogames come to rub shoulders and sip fine champagne out of hollowed out Mega Drive cartridges. And, much like any enjoyable social event, I won�t be ther...

 
 
 
 

East vs. West: The Culture Gap.

[Disclaimer Thingamajig: This is more or less the same as a blog I posted at the start of the year, but it seemed to fit in with the topic for Monthly Musing or Weekly-whatever-we-call-it-now, so I thought I�d put it up again. Anyway this i...

 
 
 
 

Gamings Greatest Slinky Invisible Women with Huge Asses.

A rather specific topic for a list blog no? But it�s come to my attention that a certain type of woman repeatedly appears in games lately. Right alongside the women that only exist to be saved, the ones who are just walking plot devices, or...

 
 
 
 

E3 Approaches: The E3 survival guide!

My friends, a storm approaches. Not a storm of wind and rain, but a storm of information and other metaphors I can�t think of right now because I�ve been drinking. But as we stand before this harsh gale, ready to be soaked to the bone, I of...

 
 
 
 

I Have Risen.

Hello Destructoid, wow it�s been so long, you�re looking good, have you lost weight? I�ve finally made my long awaited (by no one) return to the sandy shores of Destructoid beach, where the fish are always biting and it�s okay to stomp on s...

 
 
 
 

Hospitals are boring and I love you guys.

Hey, you know what sucks? Hospitals. I should know, I�ve been in one for the last three weeks and can expect to stay there for a few more still. Thankfully, however, I�m now well enough to spend the weekends at home, and what�s the first th...

 
 
 
 

The Culture Gap.

Cereal business this time guys. Like, super cereal. I�m talking Branflakes, yo. In the last year we�ve heard a lot about Western vs. Eastern design philosophy, how many times have you seen the comments section of an article devolve into...

 
 
 
 

Fanart Flops: Eyebleach, I Choose You Edition.

Welcome to Fanart Flops, the Destructoid blog that feeds off your disgust and broken childhood nostalgia like a sponge made of hate. This time we focus on the popular fantasy cockfighting simulator for children, Pokemon! Pokemon and I hav...

 
 
 
 

Fanart Flops: Octopus Hojo Edition.

Welcome to Fanart Flops, the only Destructoid blog that makes you envy the blind. This time we explore one of the most prevalent areas of video game fanart, Final Fantasy, the game series so big it�s even become clich� to point out its clic...

 
 
 
 

Fanart Flops: Stop Raping My Childhood Edition.

Remember those games from your childhood? The ones that take up some prime real estate in your heart? One of particular significance for me was Sonic the Hedgehog. Things were so much simpler back then.....the closest thing to a personality...

 
 
 
 

Adopt an Avatar: How Handy can make your PAX better.

So PAX is coming up, and in an attempt to subside the murderous jealousy I feel at the prospect of not being able to go I have decided to present you, dear Dtoider, the opportunity of a lifetime. That�s right! For the low low price of FREE ...

 
 
 
 

Fanart Flops. (Possibly NSFW)

Fanart is a fickle fellow. In the hands of a talented artist with a genuine love for the game it can turn out to be a wonderful tribute to a character or series, in the hands of a less talented artist it can turn out to be a picture of Soni...

 
 
 
 

My train of thought is pulling into Dtoid station.

Hey everybody, you�re looking nice today, did you do something with your hair? I keep trying to write something about E3 (you know, because nobody�s done that in the last two weeks) but I haven�t been able to get it together, and I figure I...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Lost? Lonely? Looking for Love?

You know, sometimes when you�re feeling low nothing helps more than laughing at people who are worse off than you. Indulging yourself in a little schadenfreude now and then is good for the soul, at least that�s what my teacher used to say b...

 
 
 
 

Gaming�s worst legal guardians.

Legal guardians in games are a funny thing, they usually come in one of two varieties � #1 they�re dead or #2 they�re complete dicks.......my list of gaming�s deadest parents was kind of depressing so I did this instead. You might be wonder...

 
 
 


About Handyone of us since 1:44 PM on 09.14.2009

Welcome to the blog.... you must be bored. anyway im Handy, I'm a student in Ireland and I'm here to talk about whatever may come into my mind....so not much then.

Lets see... I�ve been playing games pretty much my whole life, since my Commodore back in the day to my ps3 now I�ve been hooked. Actually come to think of it I can�t remember a time I wasn�t playing games. Can�t say I have a favourite genre, I like to try a bit of everything, though I will go to town on a good RPG. I�ll have something to fill in this space as soon as my life becomes interesting.

^^^ Seriously, I wrote that like four years ago and still nothing interesting has happened.



Like everyone else on Destructoid I�m at a loss on what to fill this space with so I guess I�ll just catalogue my greatest hits, if you can call a loose collection of lists and borderline pornographic fanart �greatest hits�.



Listmania � Because liking something isn�t as important as liking it in the correct order.

Game plots that are clearly rip-offs: Part two

Gamings Greatest Slinky Invisible Women with Huge Asses

E3 Approaches: The E3 survival guide!

Something about E3: 34 things you�ll have to hear soon

Lost? Lonely? Looking for Love?

Gaming�s worst legal guardians

Gaming DIY

Valentine�s Day, Shmalentine�s.....Shmay

Get a new look at the Gaming Salon!

Hatesgiving

The NPC survival guide

Game lessons that don�t work in real life



Fanart Flops � Because you must suffer.

Fanart Flops: Back by (Un)Popular Demand

Fanart Flops: Eyebleach, I Choose You Edition

Fanart Flops: Octopus Hojo Edition

Fanart Flops: Stop Raping My Childhood Edition

Fanart Flops. (Possibly NSFW)



Wankery � The terrible results of when I pretend I�m smart.

Dear Industry: I Am Not a Psychopath

Final Fantasy Versus Itself

Only Human


The culture Gap



Sargasm � Because I�m kind of a dick.

Darksiders 2 in a nutshell

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

How Dare You, Capcom

Death to Red Shepard!

How to make a sequel

Why FFXIII is the worst one EVAR!

The Scandalous Scam of Samit Sarkar!

In the name of SCIENCE!!!




Front page � When Destructoid has terrible lapses in judgement.


Top 12 Videogame porno parodies (NSFW)

Handy�s X-mas X-travaganza begins now!

Game plots that are clearly rip-offs

Comments of the Week: Busst Stop

Comments of the week: George Michael Warfare 3



Don�t forget Comments of the Week

Comments of the Week: Tinfoil Hat Edition







Just because.
PSN ID:Handy2


 

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