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30 Hidden Gems #13: Camp Champ

Welcome to my blog series! This is 30 Years, 30 Days, 30 Hidden Gems. In honor of my 30th birthday, I'm posting about a different lesser-known video game every day in November. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy it. If y...

 
 
 
 
 
 

I've been dabbling at night

Hi y'all, Here is something I dabbled at night. It's only available here for like another day or something so watch out.  I also made this minataur suit. Pretty wild. The horns are secretly detachable nunchucks.  Then I got...

 
 
 
 

Dtoid Secret Santa 2018 Turbo Arcade Edition

Ho, ho, ho, ho, a Santa's life for me It's that time of the year again! No, not China's Singles Sales day, that was on November 11. It's time for something not nearly as cynical, though as materialist -- Christmas! Amna's father, maybe...

 
 
 
 

Band of Bloggers: Cooking in Videogames

Videogames like all art forms will take shortcuts in their representation of life in order to get to the stuff that matters the most. Cooking is a wonderful example of the different approaches videogames have taken in order to deliver ...

 
 
 
 

Game Start 11

11 months - is that how many months I've been doing this? Geez, I was just a youngin' back then. I've actually been playing a lot lately to keep myself from going crazy - Horizon: Zero Dawn is a great game by the way! Last time we had...

 
 
 
 
 
 

30 Hidden Gems #12: Rogue Trip Vacation 2012

Welcome to my blog series! This is 30 Years, 30 Days, 30 Hidden Gems. In honor of my 30th birthday, I'm posting about a different lesser-known video game every day in November. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy it. If y...

 
 
 
 

Double Dipping: Shog Loves Final Fantasy!

Double-dipping is kind of a strange thing to think about when it comes to entertainment and consumer goods. I’ve read each of the Harry Potter books over a dozen times each but the only reason I would see myself buying those book...

 
 
 
 

Traveller In Playtime – Spyro: A Hero's Tail

Spyro: A Hero's Tail is a platformer developed by Eurocom and published by Vivendi on the Xbox, PS2 and Gamecube in 2004. In it, the titular dragon sets out alongside his friends to stop the elder dragon Red from taking over the world ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

What War Games can learn from Art and Literature.

This Remembrance Day I wanted to think about the way we remember war (specifically WW1 and onwards), especially in gaming. And something that I've realised is how differently games approach war when compared to Art and Literature, and ...

 
 
 
 

30 Hidden Gems #11: Captain Skyhawk

Welcome to my blog series! This is 30 Years, 30 Days, 30 Hidden Gems. In honor of my 30th birthday, I'm posting about a different lesser-known video game every day in November. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy it. If y...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 10/28 to 11/03 + Lost Levels

It's started snowing outside. You won't hear me sing the cold's praise for too long after the holidays, but we're still in that charming period where everything looks brand new. In a way, seeing the world outside get covered like that...

 
 
 
 

30 Hidden Gems #10: Cthulhu Saves the World

Welcome to my blog series! This is 30 Years, 30 Days, 30 Hidden Gems. In honor of my 30th birthday, I'm posting about a different lesser-known video game every day in November. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy it. If y...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Fallout 76 - The B.E.T.A. Wasteland

Let me be upfront: I like Fallout 4. I know what implications that has. I know how a vocal portion of the fanbase has come to feel about the game, but I enjoyed it. A lot. And before you say anything, yes, I’ve played Fallout 1 a...

 
 
 
 

30 Hidden Gems #08: NASCAR Rumble

Welcome to my blog series! This is 30 Years, 30 Days, 30 Hidden Gems. In honor of my 30th birthday, I'm posting about a different lesser-known video game every day in November. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy it. If y...

 
 
 
 

Fallout Iconic Characters - An Infographic

Here is a great infographic from the guys at Glow New Media in the UK that takes a look at some of the most iconic characters from the Fallout series. Please let me know about any good ones they have missed in the comments and up vote ...

 
 
 
 

Thank you, Red Dead Redemption 2

I’ve had an interesting relationship with gaming since I started working overnights full-time four years ago. I’m usually pretty tired because of my job and I’ll end up sleeping my day away if I’m not careful. O...

 
 
 
 

30 Hidden Gems #07: The Ball

Welcome to my blog series! This is 30 Years, 30 Days, 30 Hidden Gems. In honor of my 30th birthday, I'm posting about a different lesser-known video game every day in November. Thanks for reading and I hope you enjoy it. If y...

 
 
 
 

Ranking the Harry Potter Films

Yesterday my wife and I finished a marathon of the Harry Potter films, ending with Fantastic Beasts. We felt that these films were good to watch during spooky season, what with all the witchcraft. Plus, we wanted to get caught up as C...

 
 
 
 

½ Review: Bloodborne (PS4)

The streets are empty, the doors are all locked. But something is at large. Something is running through the alleyways, rummaging through the bins, clawing at the brick work. Close the curtains, check the doors are barred and pray, pra...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Flegma

I feel I need to write a serious warning cblog on Startide Im currently in a system where it feels like 50-50 chance of the game crashing upon loading a level, and my patience has worn

 
 
ThisIsAName

On this cold winter day I am about to drink a Bad Decision and put some final work on a #notakeoutTuesday Gotta work in some more gaming references so its not completely off

 
 
NeoTurbo

Huh, I wonder what the twitch drops gave me on my birthd-

 
 
TheBlondeBass

The Ultimate Destructoid Draws is upon us! The theme this time around Smash Bros Ultimate! Starting with a fighting game, ending with a fighting game (of UPDATED details in the comments -- roughly two weeks left!

 
 
Rad Party Gobblegobble

Finally got to play Destiny 2 in co-op with my buddy and he seemed to like the game almost instantly and Im also kinda liking it the more I play We both agree that the story sucks, but it feels so darn good to kill stuff in this game!

 
 
dephoenix
 
 
Tohsaka

Here we go W10 1809 update starts re-rolling out Hopefully we dont get a repeat of how the last launch

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

#arbitrarymetaltuesday Because favorite band and seeing them live has only reaffirmed

 
 
NeoTurbo

Welp, guess Im 30 now! EDIT: Apparently also slightly sick! Well,that just means Im going to game out all

 
 
Sailor Zebes

I beat Octopath Traveler yesterday! Ill post some super late tips and some spoiled thoughts in the

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Gotta follow the laws of the

 
 
AvtrSpirit

Just finished reading the Mistborn Feeling similar post-series blues as What a series :(

 
 
house4lyfe

PSA Enter The Gungeon - Physical Just a heads up for those of us who still collect physical Special Reserve Games just put up physical copies of Enter The Gungeon on their Limited quantities, so best grab one before the scalpers

 
 
FakePlasticTree

My contribution to the meme, and a subtle call for Gene for

 
 
Riff Raff

My buddy turned me onto this band last Great stuff and a very varied album ranging from black to doom to FFO Panopticon, Wolves in the Throne Room #ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 
Boxofstuffingman214

I was genuinely surprised by the results of this

 
 
Zer0t0nin

#ArbitraryMetalTuesday with something new from the second-hardest-to-google band out

 
 
ScionVyse

The amount of easter eggs in this poster is They even have Snorlax blocking Route 1 there,

 
 
Boxofstuffingman214

This weeks spoiler space for Doctor Who is Come share your thoughts

 
 
Flanx

Havent been to the gym in about a Excessively binge I dont even like most of the food Im Ive gotten to a weird point where I realize what Im doing is wrong but I Literally in tears while I What am I

 
 
taterchimp

I optimized my build in Diablo and found an extra 290 billion damage in So now Im on super duper extra hard Trying to make it through one more seasonal

 
 
Dr Mel

We about to taste this meat is a real sentence I heard a co worker just

 
 
dephoenix

#Crossovertoid

 
 
ChandlerS04

Alright lets get down to soundtracks! Legend of Mana, Castlevania Chronicles and Bloodlines, Chrono Cross, FFT, Dissidia, III, V, and XI, Ocarina of time, Breath of Fire II and III, Arc the Lad, SaGa Frontier II, Front Mission, and What else?

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

He truly was a

 
 
Soulbow

Hey Im super excited youre getting married and But why arent we playing Siege right now?

 
 
ChandlerS04

I had no idea the Sonic CD JP tracks were different until I watched a youtube I gave it a listen and while the US tracks are darker, something about the jazziness of the

 
 
Rudorlf

From the company that brought you the functional giant NES controller/coffee I cant tell if this is a total waste of resources, or the dumbest thing Ive ever interested

 
 
absolutfreak

Current status:

 
 
Gajknight

Cool Cat Saves the Kids is genuinely one of the funniest films Ive ever Right up there with Birdemic and Cant wait for the sequel; Cool Cat Stops a School Shooting (not even a

 
 
SkeleDent

When GPU manufacturers become sick of your bitcoin

 
 
Parismio

The new pictures of the live adaptation of Monster Hunter be like:

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

I hadnt noticed before, but it seems ME s save importing doesnt always work I met Conrad Verner the fan and he was all you shoved a gun in my face and showed me how to do things like a renegade, but I was a pure paragon and never did

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Whats worse: Struggling to remember the notes to a really good song, or having a single song stuck in your head that distracts you throughout an entire week?

 
 
Chris Moyse

I went to a womens wrestling tournament at the weekend at underground fed Pro Wrestling 4 shows in 2 days, was aces, even WWE star Toni Storm showed up for the If youre interested, theres a link to all my photos in the comments

 
 
TheLimoMaker

We live in a world where Warner Brothers cant make a great Superman movie, but can somehow hire the right people to make a live action Pokémon movie look not 100% Truly it is the end

 
 
Voex

Wasnt that literally what Neon Genesis Evangelion was about?

 
 
SkeleDent

And then theres this!

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Just found out that this is coming to Steam in two Dont know who asked for it, but Im up for a trip down Hellgates memory It wasnt even a great game but I have fond

 
 
SrChurros

#PhilKenSebbenToid

 
 
homeoftheblues

For a limited time Playstation 4 users can get a free Fallout 76 theme and some All you have to do is sign in and claim your reward Link is in the

 
 
Electric Reaper

Thats all of Rise of the Triad I had to beat the final boss with cheats because the final boss itself Glad to be done with this

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Forever Excelsior!

 
 
Neronium

Got back from seeing Mask of the Phantasm in theaters and now Im downloading a shit-ton of

 
 
Occams

The Onion gets

 
 
hester2

I might wind up writing my first blog about the Red Dead Reserving judgment since Im at the early stages, but at the moment SO disappointed that R* picked the safe Hopefully that

 
 
house4lyfe

(PSA) Attention all cinephiles! The classic Death Wish 3 is now available for streaming on Hulu Do yourselves a favor and watch this life changing movie at your earliest That is

 
 
Mike Sounders

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Keiichi Morisato

Quick Detective Pikachu PSA, if you scan the QR code in the trailer that is on the train ticket with one of the 3DS pokemon games, you can get a