dark        
 
 
CJ Andriessen blog header photo
CJ Andriessen
Fronts 407Posts 170Blogs 56Following 3Followers 84


 

FRONT PAGE


 photo

Review: Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth

A young child comes up to me at the airport after he notices I am playing my 3DS, waiting for my plane to arrive. Wearing Poké Ball headphones, he asks me if I am playing Pokémon as he reaches into his backpack to pull ou...

 
 
 photo

Is there anything that could make you give up gaming?

My Twitter feed has been buzzing this week about three highly anticipated games and the more seedier aspects of them. Star Wars Battlefront II, Forza 7 and Middle-Earth: Shadow of War are all releasing soon. All three of them have been gett...

 
 
 
 photo

Yoshiro Kimura's Million Onion Hotel looks absurdly amazing

One of the most pleasant surprises of the year hit mobile phones in January. Dandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada remains one of 2017's best mobile games and I've played basically every day since first downloading it. The game is the ...

 
 
 photo

Dragon Quest XI on the Switch will use the Unreal Engine

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is a bonified hit in Japan with more than three million copies sold between the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 4. A western release is planned for next year and fingers crossed western gamers will be ...

 
 
 photo

This is the greatest fatality in Mortal Kombat history

I remember the first time I saw a fatality in Mortal Kombat. I was watching some other kid play at an arcade in Monroe, WA and he successfully pulled off Sub-Zero’s spine rip. It was shocking to see as a seven-year-old in 1992, and ju...

 
 
 
 photo

Watch the 2017 Nintendo World Championships here

I don't know why it took Nintendo so long to make the Nintendo World Championships a semi-regular thing, but I hope today's broadcast is successful enough that it becomes a yearly event. Ever since I saw The Wizard, the 100-minute theatrica...

 
 
 photo

Review: Culdcept Revolt

A game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers is on the TV in the background as I laze on the couch Sunday afternoon. Given the two teams playing, I’m obviously not paying attention. Instead, my eyes are glued to my 3DS...

 
 
 
 
 
 photo

Review: Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition

It was one of the more peculiar announcements made during the last Nintendo Direct. The 3DS, a console many believe is already on its way out the door, is getting the biggest game in the world with the New Nintendo 3DS edition of Minecraft....

 
 
 photo

Contra's spread shot remains the coolest power-up in gaming

Let me take you back for a moment to five-year-old CJ. There I was, playing the family NES in my parents’ bedroom. The system came with Mario and Duck Hunt packed in, so for the first few years that was all my brother and I played. Ev...

 
 
 
 photo

Koei Tecmo finally ready to move on from Dead or Alive 5

September 25 will mark the 5th anniversary of the first release of Dead or Alive 5, Koei Tecmo's beautiful babe and bro brawler that has seen as many re-releases and version updates as it has articles online referring to it as filth. There ...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Review: Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

Did you know Danganronpa’s Junko Enoshima was named the most popular video game character to cosplay as by Guinness World Records: Gamers Edition? It’s true, even if the publication’s description of the game as a “fi...

 
 
 from  japanator
 
 photo

Screw Raiden, I'm playing as Black Lightning in Injustice 2

When Raiden was confirmed as a DLC character for Injustice 2, I really wasn't on board with the decision. I thought it was a slot that could be better used by one of the superb lightning-based heroes or villains of the DC Universe. Somebody...

 
 
 
 photo

Yes, Virginia, there is a new Style Savvy

I have to admit something. Ready? Are you sure? Okay, here I go: I was wrong. Back when I reviewed Style Savvy: Fashion Forward I said it was probably the last game we'd see in the series unless it went mobile. I based that prediction ...

 
 
 photo

The new Dillon's Rolling Western will make a furry out of you

Early in the life of the Nintendo 3DS, we saw a few original games from Nintendo 2nd party developers pop up in the eShop. Games like Sakura Samurai, Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!, Pushmo, and Dillon's Rolling Western. Of those, Pushm...

 
 
 




Reviews   filter by...

South Park: The Fractured but Whole"Friendly faces everywhere"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 4"Fourth time, less charm"

 

The Evil Within 2"Stalking shadows"

 

Forza Motorsport 7"The king is dead, long live the king"

 

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth"New faces, familiar places"

 

Golf Story"Slam dunk hole-in-one"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 

Battle Chasers: Nightwar"Darksiders art meets classic JRPG combat"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Gus TT Showbiz

Helicopter rescue pilots have the most successful pick-up

 
Mike Sounders

OH BOY THATS SOME WAVE 1 NONSENSE

 
Chris Moyse

I just called GreenHornet, Time for bed

 
Greenhornet214

Sony is publishing games on the Switch:

 
Ghostmaniac3434

Alright yall its time for me to let cuphead beat me down more and put me through my Link in the comments below for me twitch streammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!

 
100 Percent Human SrChurros that is Totally Not a Monster

You know it is past time to trim your fingernails when you accidentaly cuts yourself while cleaning your nose and that causes a

 
Lex

Shit thing about having two jobs is when a college from job1 ends up in the hospital and you feel bad about not being able to jump in to replace him for the day because you have a shift in

 
RenaudB90

Wow, this is some Grade-A bullshit from

 
the navi is a lie

Can we all agree MSG Snake Eater would be the best anime OVA ever?

 
TriSCAREarocK

Just skimmed through a Game a bunch of soft horse They gave NBA 2K18 a fucking 9/10 and did not mention the micro-transactions They also praised the facial capture Here is Alex Navarro, in Alex in

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT