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Beating Nostalgia: When New is better - Pt 2

I think more so than in any other medium nostalgia is the most powerful in videogames. Sure, you can enjoy old movies from when you were a kid (even if you know they are bad) and listening to old songs will bring back memories (songs, ...


Saturn REVIEWS: Bug!

Sega obviously rushed the release of the Saturn. Hearing about Sony's upcoming console, they wanted to be first in the scene to try and imitate their early console advantage of the 16bit era. Maybe that is why they didn't have their bi...


Into the Breach is making me feel like a genius

    My history with strategy games is spotty, I'll often jump in for a few hours, get in the groove of things and then hit a gridded brick wall, hard. So frequently these games will give me too many systems to track and I wo...


12 years of Destructoid, roughly 7 years of Seymour

Now that I have your undying, unfiltered love and attention, allow us to discuss something far more important than passing flattery: A celebration of not just you and/or I, but all us here at Destructoid. Namely, well, the very site i...


Is Kingdom Come Racist ...From a man with a tan.

Before I dive into the muck that can sometimes be the Internet , I want to first share some facts with you my dear reader. Most importantly, this is my first blog so hooray for me and boohoo for you as you try to hopefully make sense o...


Gamefly, why do you hate me?

So I've been a member of Gamefly for exactly 3 years today! But they must really not like me. Why, you ask? Well, I have it to play through as many JRPGs as I can. With a combination of work schedule as well as Narcolepsy, its nice to h...


Reflections on Rukus

The Obama-era queer kids are a different make and model from the Bush-era ones. That’s the excuse I like to give myself when I try and measure up to the folks a few years younger. They’ve a certain hope and confidence that I can’t hel...


Saturn REVIEWS: The List

With the Saturn, Sega have completely dropped of the console space in a lot fo the world. Sony were dominating with the Playstation, and Nintendo's late entry into the market with the N64 completely buried them. In many ways, the decis...


Game Start v3

Welcome to the third installment of my video game making journey! Where I write my progress and thoughts during my trials and tribulations of game development. Oh, nice! I spelt tribulations right. Anyways, last time I had started goi...


Comments of the Week 42: Don't get me wrong I love you

What does that mean I have to leave a comment? Hello my little heartless, FakePlasticTree back to give you a recap of some of the best content, insights or laughs you guys have contributed the prior week. I've been re-playing Kingdom ...


TERA Online in Console?!

Hello everyone!  Last March 09, 2018  TERA Online launched it's Open Beta for Console (PS4 and Xbox One). The server is open for all during the Open Beta period  which is until March 11,2018. A lot of people tested the consol...


Traveller In Playtime - Nayuta no Kiseki

Nayuta no Kiseki is an action RPG with platforming elements made by Falcom for the PSP in 2012. The story revolves around the adventures of Nayuta and his friends after a portal to another world opens. Nayuta's Bumbling Adventure At t...


Super Mario Cereal

The rare Super Mario Cereal, while it might not be rare to you where you are, it is for me. So here I am, slapping my grubby hands into sugary bliss after traveling across the entire kingdom to get my hands on it. The box art looks honestl...



Electric Reaper

Pearson Education can eat shit and go fuck


Dont mind me - just spending half of my money on anime (Worth it)

Nathan D

I love bargain bin

Funkotrons Finest

Happy Birthday to Dtoid!!I’ve met a bunch of really awesome people here over the years, and I’m so happy to call this place


You all recommend DQ Builders? Need something to while away a lot of


Right, I’ve heard there’s some stupidly expensive hdmi converter for the GameCube BUT as far as I know the Wii plays every NGC game and can use a component cable - so what’s the point?

Rad Party God

Oh hey! Ive done 3 hours of progress in Majoras Mask! Im close to getting the Mirror Shield! Lets check the wiki on how to obtain this thing the Gibdo is asking for *reaches for the phone, accidentally presses F12 and closes emulator*


A kid who used to live in our house just had a package delivered to I went to find him on social media, and find out from his pictures he’s a Nazi sympathizer and Trump I don’t even want to give him his stupid fucking package


Ive used Destructoid for years but Ive only really been active in the community for just over a year or Thanks for putting up with me and happy birthday to Heres to many more!


Nate Garro and the grind towards victory!


Robot Wars has been axed :(


Decided I cant buy so many damn Limited Run Games My backlog haunts


Just completed It was damn good, albeit with a lot of flaws (Annoying camera angles, some really unfair mooks even for my DMC standards, disappointing final boss fights, not enough humor), but I had a ton of fun and would replay it again


Happy 12th birthday you old bastard!


Ill try to write a blog about the project #babytoid this So far we used part of the money to get a backpack for baby stuff and some cute as heck cloth Once again, thanks a lot! I cant be thankfull enough :D

King Kaiser

Happy birthday 🅱️estructoid, heres to another 12 years of mayhem!

Joel Peterson

Here is episode 17 of my comic strip I think everyone here has been in this predicament at least once in their

Dangus Taargus

Does anyone here own the Bloodborne: Complete Edition on their PS4 digitally? Does it show up listed as the complete edition? Or is it just Bloodborne? I want that version if its different, but its currently cheaper to get it as standalone plus


I finally got around to watching Gotham by Its good, especially the animation, but the voice actor playing Bruce needed to emote Hes as stoic and monotone as modern Lara And that really drags the movie


Trying to get the good ending for Hollow Knight and Im quickly falling out of love with this Someone liked Dark Souls a little too much, and Super Meat Boy a little too This has been an exercise in reading guides, backtracking, and

Mike Sounders

Tharjas appearance in Warriors was shown off at a Fire Emblem event in Japan this weekend Supposedly shes a Robin clone, which is very


Happy Caturday

Electric Reaper

Ruby Rose found the Necronomicon! She is now best RWBY Also, HAHA, suck it, Cinder Fall!

Mike Sounders

I wonder what this could be


Ya know what I really wished? That SFV had some sort of free I wanted to see if it clicked before wasting any money on


Oh fan-fucking-tastic! My PS4 controller decided to crap out on me for no discernible Now I gotta drop money on a new Would sure have been nice for it to last longer, considering my PS1 controller still


Just bought my tickets for Avengers! Anyone else going opening night?


So I watched Makoto Shinkais She and Her As a cat person who lost three pets, I expected my eyes to turn into eyes remained Golly, am I THAT thick-skinned? (GIF shows my general reaction to


So this happened and that makes me like a pretty big Lol

Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Kens are usually kinda frustrating to fight against, but I held my own against this


Im looking at early drawings of Miyazaki that led to many of his works and Im getting some serious BOTW


Im really enjoying Kirby so The way you combine powers is a lot of And it is so freakin

Singapore Sling

I woke up this morning and I got myself a Happy St Paddys dtoid let the drunken buffoonery commence

The Actual Charlton Heston

Happy Patricks Day, yall! Id advocate for responsible drinking, but Im personally going to get tore up from the floor up (starting now), so Ill spare yall the hypocrisy and instead post a video completely unrelated to the holiday:


Was too busy faffing about with limo last night-thanks for participating/the compliments btw-to say it yesterday but happy birthday Ive been here a few years now and its been an absolutely wonderful time with the best community

Czar Kazem

Morning Replacing late night weekend drinking with early visits to a local Its been a nice #breakfasttoid


At my sons wrestling I just looked down to see one of my other sons playing a demo of Monster Hunter that he figured out how to Looks like Im doing something right as a


New sonic mania DLC my dudes! I was not expecting fucking RAY THE FLYING SQUIRREL, but you know what, take what you get and thank our lord and savior Christian Whitehead


Hey Dtoid! Happu birthday! I really enjoy this place so hope to see it standing strong for at least 12 more Congrats, Niero! Also, And also this:


Cool news: A statue at the shrine near me got But a bunch of Pokemon Go players started a gofundme to help raise money to replace the link the gofundme in the

Plain Dere

So what did you all do with the Bloody Baron and his wife and the tree spirit quests in the Witcher 3? I love that quest line and the no real great choice


Might be a bit late birthday Im happy to be able to call this community family and this place You guys rule <3


Happy I found a morsel of internet today to be able to see its dtoids bday!! Thanks to Niero, staff, robots, and the community for being so sexy and awesome! Love yous!!!!

Barry Kelly

Happy Patricks Day folks! Dont get too Or do, Im not your Ma


My TV died this week after about 10 weeks of owning Protip for people: Element TVs are not great and their customer service is kind of shit

bong264 from distant Coorhagen

Forgot to show this off the other Some vintage D&D goodness!


Van Saar, baby!


Ive been active in this community for a little over a year now and I just want to take this time to say thanks for being some of the nicest people on the internet,