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DanGotY 2018

Before I begin, I'd just like to point fingers and laugh at everyone here with a username that can't naturally fit into a GotY pun. What a grotesque lack of foresight on your part. It's embarrasing really. Furthermore, I would just li...

 
 
 
 

All I want for Christmas is digital violence

'Tis the season for blogs that start with "'Tis the season for ..." and drench our screens with savory nostalgia butter until they are dripping onto our keyboards, leaving us to sop it up with our tongues like dyhdrated hamsters. ...

 
 
 
 

Traveller In Playtime - Hyper Light Drifter

Hyper Light Drifter is a top-down 2D action game with slight Metroidvania elements developed by Heart Machine and published by Playism in 2016 for PC, PS4 and XONE. It also recieved a Switch port in 2018. As the titular drifter, the pl...

 
 
 
 

My Most Anticipated Games of 2019

I recently wrote a blog about my most anticipated movies of 2019. I was thinking about writing a blog my most anticipated games of 2019, but I then read that The Game Awards planned to announce 10 games! I didn't expect any announcemen...

 
 
 
 

½ Review: Santa Claus Jr. (Game Boy Color)

It’s nearly Christmas! Oh god, what a bundle of stress: dealing with family, getting presents ready, cooking, travelling; and finally, worst of all, struggling to find a worthwhile Christmas themed videogame to comment on! Oh dea...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Come Join Me

TONIGHT! Join me at 8:30 EST for Chad's Five Dollar Friday/Felon Radio. Tonight's we'll be featuring either 2002's Darkfall: The Journal, 2009's Dragon Age Origins, or 1997's Fallout. Which one? It'll be a surprise. It'll be a surprise...

 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 11/25 to 12/1/2018 + 76-isms

It's finally December. And with the first of the December blogs to be recapped, I thought I'd get into the festive mood by making this -ism about something completely unrelated. So, how bout that Fallout 76? It's been a bad week for ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Words of Caution

I have to speak up folks and make sure people don't make a horrible decision.  A life altering decision that you can't take back.  Something that could ruin you.  Obviously I'm talking about Siege.  Don't buy it fol...

 
 
 
 

Rankin Bass Holiday Smash Up Brawl

Guys, can you feel it? That excitement in the air? The pretty colors everywhere? Little kids, giddy with glee? People putting up a big pine tree? That's right. It's that time again, and you all know it. It's time for THE NEW SUPER SMAS...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Games I've Never Finished: The Beginning

Over the years there are so many games that I have started, but never finished. Whether it's me having no time or just losing interest I seem to only finish about half of the games I've started. I decided it's time to change that. I am...

 
 
 
 

What is "Detective Pikachu" about?

The movie is set in the Pokémon Universe as we know it from the games and animated series. In addition to the humans run Pokémon around, are captured, tamed, trained and finally to the Companions of the people. The main ...

 
 
 
 

My Top 10 Xbox 360 Games

I recently wrote a blog about my former love for Xbox, and how I want to be a fan of Xbox again. Consequentially, I've been thinking a lot about my time with the Xbox 360. I decided to write down a list of my favorite games on the syst...

 
 
 
 

'Tis The Season: Games of Christmas' Past

Ah, the festive season. That time of year is once again upon us, people, where we forget all the silly, trivial nonsense that bothered use throughout the year and come together to focus on what truly matters: our ever-growing plot to b...

 
 
 
 

One Man's Quest to Eliminate Keyboard and Mouse

For almost every hour of every weekday, I’m staring dry-eyed at some sort of flickering screen; be it the domineering glare of my workplace laptop or the friendly glow of my HDTV, I’m a casualty of eye-strain and optical de...

 
 
 
 

Perhaps You've Always Been Mad

I am not well. This is something that I've spent a long time coming to terms with and trying to keep in check. I am not well, I am not a well person. Another way of saying it is I'm mad, insane, mental, a completely and utterly batshit...

 
 
 
 

My Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

Hello friends and movie-goers! We are getting very close to the close of 2018. I've been thinking a lot about my favorite movies from this year. I was considering writing a blog about them, but then I remembered that there are still a ...

 
 
 
 

30 Years, 30 Days, 30 Hidden Gems: The Conclusion

Hello Destructoid! This is the 31st entry in a blog series of 30 installments. I have loved video games for as far back as I can remember. When I turned 25, I celebrated my birthday by making a giant "My 60 Favorite Games Ever!" list ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Spyro Has Made Me Sad

I sit her in my best corduroy, sipping my happy time tea (it's lemon and tumeric, it doesn't involve opioids) and contemplating age and the looming inevitability of death. Now, despite the way this post started, it might surprise you t...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

EdgyDude

OK, fine Im interested in your version of You better dont fuck up this

 
 
Goemar

I never thought Panzer Dragoon would get a Like, having it be ported seemed But this, man, this is some good

 
 
Occams

I will carry this thought with me

 
 
Occams

I will carry this thought with me

 
 
Boxedpresentsman214

Now thats a good trailer right

 
 
Mike Sounders

LET’S FUCKING GOOOOOOOOOO

 
 
Dr Mel

My early take on the mechanics changes in Smash They raised the skill floor more than they raised the skill ceiling, in a sort of uncharacteristically cruel move against low skill For straight casual play, this wont be

 
 
Hypno

My Santa has been naughty this This is actually a good gift tho, thank you!

 
 
GoodlyMike

SSBU is everything I wanted and

 
 
mullon

I started playing Forza Horizon So far I am having a lot fun, though I still wish they would do something to discourage using the same car for almost Also drifting still

 
 
Voex

Im really not sure about having Animal Crossing characters in Except maybe Resetti, he was great as a But Isabelle? Too I dont like seeing her beaten up (this pic is great

 
 
Soulbow

Might be a bit too addicted to Better half was trying to tell me a story and she screamed stop looking at Destructoid! To which I quickly replied hang on! DePhoenix is roasting me! I cant let this stand!

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Sonic the Designed by the same Deviant Artist who worked on

 
 
Dwavenhobble

For those who are upset over Fallout 76 and really do want to get a refund or start to try and get one

 
 
SrChurros

HECK YEAH, A NEW MONSTER HUNTER WORLD EXPANSION, AS BIG AS THE ULTIMATES! ALSO MY FAVORITE GEN 2 BOY IS BACK! HOPE IT DOESNT TAKES LONG FOR IT TO COME GOR PC AAAAAAAAAAAAH

 
 
dephoenix
 
 
Riff Raff

Panzer Dragoon 1 and Zwei remakes are coming! Yay! A PD Saga remake would have been awesome, if someone hadnt lost the source code!

 
 
Silver twoso

Micro SD cards are on the cheap right quick (a 400 gb is $96 while the 64 is $20) on Amazon my guys jump on it while its like

 
 
ooktar

I did miss the Secret That really Ive done it every year til now

 
 
NeoTurbo

OKAY FINE ILL BE A RESPONSIBLE ADULT, GAWWWWWD!!!!

 
 
ImmortalDinosaur

What is your game of the year? Just forget about Fortnite and RDR2 for a For me Rimworld is the game of the What are your thoughts?

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

This is actually a pretty good tribute to the I cant waot to rip and tear my way through hell some more next

 
 
Dr Mel

I both like and dislike the new Smash online While you now have the opportunity to play on exactly the format you want (no Omega stages only anymore), you now stand a good chance of playing in formats you NEVER want, like 4 player free for alls

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

This is actually a pretty good tribute to the I cant waot to rip and tear my way through hell some more next

 
 
absolutfreak

Sometimes Pennsylvanians dont want Florida Man to have all the

 
 
Boxedpresentsman214

Ron Swanson would be a much better headmaster than Dumbledore

 
 
lokhe

Been trying my hand at Smash online for the first time I’m not sure Sheik is a good character to start I like her speed but she has almost no Feel like I should try something more noob Also, why is there no strict 1v1 option

 
 
Raikus Magical Holidays

Thoughts on the Sonic poster

 
 
dephoenix

#Striptoid

 
 
the navi is a lie

All I’ve done is play Smash this weekend and I couldn’t be happier

 
 
Flegma

Got my last Switch games of Dec 2018 -- altogether, thatll be Giana Sisters Twisted Dreams Owltimate Edition, Toki Retrollector Edition and SNK 40th Anniversary Im sensing a pattern

 
 
Lawman

Woop woop woop woop woop woop woop woop

 
 
Silver twoso

Is there anything the Witcher 3 wont be in at this point? I feel like every game thats released afterwards has had some connection to it, except ironically ssb5, Im not knocking it but its kind of lost all hype at this point

 
 
Rudorlf

John Romeros new free Doom megawad Sigil has a trailer Also, I just double-checked and found out that the free download itself doesnt have Bucketheads

 
 
NeoTurbo

FORTUNA IS OUT ON CONSOLE! I think I might feel an illness coming

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas

 
 
Adzuken

Theres a review of The Nightmare Before Christmas up on my I was going to open with Whats this!? Whats this!? but I dont want to hate

 
 
RottySiets

Hashire sori yo, Kaze no you ni, Tsukimihara wo, Padoru PadorBOO!

 
 
Riff Raff

Pay attention to me hooman!

 
 
Boxedpresentsman214

Do you ever wake up and just instinctively know the day is going to suck from the very moment you crawl out of bed?

 
 
taterchimp

Now I really want Final Fantasy Tactics on May mail Squeenix and beg for

 
 
JcDent

Rock out!

 
 
Rudorlf

HALF-LIFE DOCUMENTARY FROM NOCLIP IS OUT NOW!!! (Sadly, no interviews from Valve)

 
 
Osc

So I fucked up and forgot GH Live service ended at the beginning of Logged in to find its At least I still have Xenoblade

 
 
Rudorlf

Its the 25th anniversary of the original rip-and-tear Also, John Romero will announce his new project today! Its a free Doom megawad! Not a new game, but sweet nonetheless

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Vice president of my company says I should come to Were getting a wintery mix atop all the snow, which makes for slushy dangeroud driving, so Im inclined to use a paid floater day, stay home and play more

 
 
Alphadeus

The Great Battle in the Sky (2018) - I want to thank Mike and the community for thinking of Smash is a series I am very close to since the N64 It connects me and my girlfriend (Kirby and Meta Knight :p) and is one of our favorite

 
 
Agent9

Time to start my birthday off right, with some pancakes!

 
 
JPF720

Welp, Smash still hasnt Something else did, though, so I can at least dance the night

 
 
bong264

A nice little suprise! A conan rts is being made by the same guys doing the C&C Funcom also plans to announce a single player conan something later in 2019 aswell! Heres hoping that rts is