Players have agency, and they're not afraid to use it

This week, a piece written by Alfie Bown, author of The PlayStation Dreamworld, was published in The Guardian. The core argument of the piece was that video games inherently, and particularly recently, project far-right tendencies onto play...


Review: Mutant Football League

All this talk about “sportsball” on Twitter during the Super Bowl sort of eluded me. Yes, I get it; gamers and geek culture are not generally associated with being sports fans. I can’t even properly say I am one myself. I ...


Panic Button will be porting Wolfenstein II to the Switch

Panic Button, the developers behind the excellent DOOM port to Switch, will be helming the upcoming Wolfesntein II port to the same console. Bethesda revealed this news to GameReactor today along with mentioning the port will be out in earl...


PC Port Report: Nioh: Complete Edition

Earlier this year, Team Ninja released their take on FromSoftware’s winning Souls formula in the form of Nioh. The game shifted the setting away from Gothic and eldritch horrors and moved into the Sengoku Period of Japan, making for a...

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Review: Blade of the Immortal

Takashi Miike is, in the purest sense of the word, prolific. He has dedicated himself to churning out film after film, year in and year out, often with wildly differing levels of success. Sure, it’s easy to look at fantastic works lik...


Review: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Do you remember back in 2013, when franchise reboot Wolfenstein: The New Order was first announced? Everyone was furious about the title's marketing campaign, with many gamers taking genuine issue with the gleeful abandon in which the game'...


The Last of Us Part II gets a super violent teaser

I wasn't quite sure what we were witnessing when the teaser for The Last of Us Part II came on. I just saw a lady getting lynched and another getting beaten with a hammer. It was ridiculously violent and a little hard to look at. I'm not no...


Nintendo is encouraging mature titles on the Switch

We're all well aware of Nintendo's bent towards making games for all ages. Nearly every game developed by Nintendo is squeaky-clean, garnering the company a reputation for only having family-friendly titles on their consoles. However, it lo...


Review: Redeemer

Revenge plots are overused in our media. I’m sure off the top of your head, you could come up with about 15-20 films that have a character going on a vengeance streak for the wrongs done against them. You could probably also name a ha...


Giveaway - Butcher (Steam)

Say hello to new Steam (and GOG) release Butcher! Game looks pretty damn awesome, and it just so happens that we have some copies to give to you lovely folks! Thanks to the awesome folks at Transhuman Design (check out the site for the prot...

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Apologies to the PlayStation rep I backhanded at PAX East

On the final day of PAX East, I woke up after getting a measly four or so hours of sleep. I'd been ill (since birth, but also sick for the past couple of days), my back hurt, my legs hurt, and I had a headache. I had two goals in mind for t...

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Postal 2, not Portal 2, got an expansion this week

I've never had much interest in playing Postal 2. Probably never will. And yet, every time it comes up, I have to see what's going on. There's a YouTube video of the bad-taste game entitled "Headless Gary Coleman Puke Party" and I watched i...

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Lots of games are morally bankrupt, we get it

With Hotline Miami 2 recently released, I realized I am really, really tired of games that belong in its genre. When I say "genre," I refer not to "action games" or "indie games" or even "violent games," but a subtler, more hypocritical cla...

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Question for Kingdom Hearts I want to play 2 (never have) but am I doing myself a huge disservice by skipping the original and the card game one? Ive already played Re:coded and UX, both of which reuse worlds from Stupid

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On my way to the bus stop, I tripped over the very entrance to a mall parking lot and almost got run over by a I was looking at a family getting into a cab a bit aggressively with their kid Got out of there with few bruises and feeling like a dumbass

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Presentation could use work but this flavor is Salmon cooked en papillote with avacado, cucumber, tomato, and feta, dressed in a homemade lemon honey herb dressing


This was already posted in an article, but it deserves #weslikesFireEmblemHeroeswednesday




Deviljhos coming in an To all newbie hunters; Grab your demondrugs and ready your gonads, because unless you know what youre doing, theres gonna be some REAL dick-ripping tonight!


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A bit late, but in celebration of the sites 12 year birthday, heres some more deep DTOID lore I found in my Downloads in the form of another one of Max Scovilles Destructoid Show drawings (of Randy Ill post a few more pics down the line!


Gots a new blog up about history in games and my own sordid, obsessive, amna-esque love affair with Read it, before the sands of time consign it to the past as they will with all works of man



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