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TGIF Open Thread!

Good morning Destructoid! It's that wonderful time of the week! It's Friday! This week was kind of weird. It seemed to go fast and drag all at the same time. Feels odd that it's Friday already but I'm glad that it's here. Work was rou...

 
 
 
 

tater's Card Collection

One thing that my family is totally in to is antiquing.  My sister and her husband are both archaeologists, my mom just really lives kitchy stuff (lots of candlewick), and my brother always enjoys rummaging through a store.  ...

 
 
 
 

PS1 REVIEWS: Vanguard Bandits

Vanguard Bandits, known as Epica Stella in Japan, is one of those obscure quintessential Japanese games that would have never been released West if not for companies such as Working Designs which thrived on porting them. It's a Tactica...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Dynasty Warriors Retrospective, Part 1

Romance of the 3 Dynasties At War   Many may have heard of the long-running Dynasty Warriors video game series, but the majority of gamers haven't played them. Maybe they hit up the various spin-offs; be they anime like One Piece...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Journey to the Indiepocalypse

I'm not sure I'm real. I mean… I know I'm here right now. But sometimes when I look at what I've made I doubt myself. I’ve found myself trapped in a negative loop. you’re doing fine well mostly i mean things are kind...

 
 
 
 

BPM: Bullets Per Minute review

A game feeling ‘good’ to play has universal definitions depending on what genre you’re talking about: Platformers should have tight, responsive controls, fighters/beat em’ ups should have weighty impacts and so ...

 
 
 
 

Traveller In Playtime - Prince of Persia (2008)

Prince of Persia (2008) is an action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC in 2008. It features a new continuity where the titular Prince (who doesn't seem to be a prince) gets l...

 
 
 
 

My Games of 2020

We all know 2020 will go down as one of the worst years in history, especially American history. I don't want to dwell on that, instead I'd like to share an obnoxiously long list of games I played while the world burned. I played a to...

 
 
 
 

Movie Thoughts

Yeah I know this isn't about video games, but I haven't posted in a loooooooong time, so I thought I'd at least show that I'm not dead.  Not yet, at least.  So, this annoying and embarrassing thing has been happening to me la...

 
 
 
 

TGIF Open Thread!

Good morning Destructoid! It's that wonderful time of the week! It's Friday! Slept in a little today but still tiiiired. Enjoying my morning coffee in the game room while I listen to the gf take calls for work in the next room. No big...

 
 
 
 

What's Next For Splatoon?

Woomy! Splatoon launched onto the Wii U in 2015 and turned the fledgling player base into a proud community of Squid Kids! Two years later, Splatoon 2 blasted onto the Nintendo Switch with even more success than before. More than three...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The BRG Collection Intro and Entries #1-4

What are the best video games of all time? That is an impossible question to answer. The games industry is still evolving, and what people consider “the best” is subjective. Despite this, media outlets left-and-right have ...

 
 
 
 

Pat's 2019 Reading Accomplishments

Wait a minute, I know 2020 was long, but this is the wrong year! Look, I like to write. I'm also a massive procrastinator and felt enormous pressure to make an amazing blog full of pics and awesome content...But forget that! So, slight...

 
 
 
 

Aquanox: Deep Descent - Afterplay Review

I've just finished the Aquanox: Deep Descent, a subaquatic first-person shooter developed by Digital Arrow and released in October 2020 by THQ Nordic, and, being a fan of AquaNox series, I was left with mixed feelings. On the one hand,...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Traveller In Playtime – Tomb Raider (2013)

Tomb Raider (2013) is a third-person shooter action-adventure game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Square Enix in 2013 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. It also received an enhanced port on PS4 and Xbox One in 2014, plus a port ...

 
 
 
 

30th Blog Special: Building A Gamer

Over the course of my life I have always wandered about how people got to where they are now. Truth is we all had some kind of help along the way, and for my gaming life I had the assistance of two people who aren't into gaming right ...

 
 
 
 

PS1 REVIEWS: Croc: Legend of the Gobbos

With the massive success and revolutionary impact of Super Mario 64, it was natural for more 3D Platformers to be developed. Platforming was proven to work in a 3D environment. However, most of the early attempts at 3D Platformers outs...

 
 
 
 

Unintended Consequences of CP '77's Failure

I am done with nature. RDR2 made my pants too dusty. All those falling leaves in Ghost of Tshushima irritated my allergies. And no amount of psychadelic mushrooms will make AC Valhalla's rolling hills any more interesting. No matter ho...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

IneptMelonhead

Played through A Short Hike, it was Gotta love a game I can finish in a day

 
 
Slimybear245

Hey kinda got lost on something with 13 Sentimels Aegis Rim not really spoilery Just wondering is the best way to do stuff is to do all the story stuff then the rts battles? From what I heard online some of the battles are set after story

 
 
ScionVyse

And here it is, my first review of Forgotten Sands! I think this one turned out really well, so have a look if youve got the time, and tell me what you think I can One last bump for the weekend crowd!

 
 
taterchimp

So this is pretty damn tasty

 
 
ChronoLynxx

So I got my 2nd dose of the Covid vaccine yesterday Felt fine until later that Head started Today, Im definitely feeling Massive headache, fever/chills, feel Normal reactions it looks like so Im not

 
 
Boxman214

About to watch Se7en for the first Maybe Ill finally find out whats in the

 
 
NeoTurbo

Current status; stretched out on the floor in the sun with a small fold out cushion bed playing Life is

 
 
CoruptAI125

Ive been getting into Ring Fit the last month or so and the game just keeps I recently hit level 40 and they just introduced a skill Insane how much there is

 
 
bong264

Enjoy some early morning plague!

 
 
medicamecanica

Makes sense in hindsight but damn, what a waste of

 
 
Flegma

I first played this in 2019, despite having bought a copy for presumably 20€ many many years I suppose one reason I didnt really know much of the game was that NA gamers werent talking about for obvious

 
 
RiffRaff

Scott Pilgrim or Dicey Dungeons? Im leaning DD since I have already played SP back in the Pic unrelated

 
 
Dreggsao

Holy shit the load times on EA™s Star Wars™ Battlefront™ 2™ are Even going from the campaign to the main menu takes a

 
 
lokhe

Since that Metroid Prime HD Trilogy hasnt been announced yet I decided to take matter into my own 4k60fps, with full DS4 support and high res textures? Yes, its

 
 
Hypno

Gamers, its time to bring jorts back and rise

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Where da gamers at

 
 
PhilKenSebben

New Chevelle 3/05/21!!!! Squee! Cant believe how good they still sound without the one brother on

 
 
Gajknight

#Romancetoid

 
 
Kerrik52

Going through Ace Attorney 1 again reminded my just how much the series styles all over other The animations add a lot, the music is great, its consistently funny and even has The trilogy port is such a good

 
 
Vadicta

This is exactly the right kind of really fucking stupid for Happy weekend

 
 
Plissken

I’m in a serious MGS nostalgia trip this Currently listening to « MGS1 full movie » while doing stuff at the So many good goofy dialogue lines lol

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Finished The Poppy What starts off as a basic, YA high-school arc descends into war crimes, assassination attempts, human experimentation and the Brutal, and critical of all violence in warfare, its a tough but worthwhile

 
 
Slimybear245

Saw SwitchUp mention the game Rhythm Fighter in a review Check it out looks fun enough to me

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Im re-reading my old blogs for reasons and accidentally got myself hyped up over the thought of PKMN Trainer in Smash Ultimate getting a Sinnoh not impossible, but Ive been hoping for this since the 2017 reveal, pre

 
 
NeoTurbo

Accidentally discovered the Exodus boss in Allllmost beat him, but he pulled some dumb immune to physical attacks bull when his health got STILL, the fact that I got him that low makes me satisfied with how my character builds are

 
 
PhilKenSebben

WHATS IN THE BOX!?!?

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently I am going to review those within brackets once completed: - -Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove (Wii U) -Night in the Woods (Switch) -Ni No Kuni II: Revenent Kingdom (PS4)

 
 
CoruptAI125

I just want to say I just hit 5 hours in 13 Sentinels and its extremely

 
 
Shoggoth2588

So wait, is Hitman Season 3 a for-real Epic exclusive or is it an exclusive until 2022?

 
 
ctg867

This thread by Schreier is making the rounds after the news that EA is losing the exclusive Star Wars Certainly interesting to consider given the Machine Games/Indy Arkane Austin is hiring for a new project, 🤔

 
 
Hakkurei

I was okay then I realized Capcom did Pikmin before I even realized Pikmin was a IDEA, ON THE TABLE, SOMEONE, P L E A S

 
 
Vesalius

Giving some of my toys leg extensions so they won’t feel Please send thoughts and status:

 
 
taterchimp

Akavit and Ancho Reyes kind of Because fuck it, am i rite?

 
 
Lex

Wasting time by looking for remixes of old, niche video game

 
 
mullon

What I like about Ghost of Tsushima is that it allows me to get my Miyamoto Usagi on and wander the countryside getting into tiny

 
 
chlmera

theres a bluray of the handmaiden with 20 extra minutes and its not available in region 1 and i just have to say thats some fuckin Criterion or someone, please help

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Reminder for anyone doing the Missions for the Mario pins: Signing up for the Splatfest Challenge online counts as a I dont think you have to actually have Splatoon 2 to sign

 
 
PatBateman17

Finally a post on how progression carryover works in Hitman God I love these

 
 
Games and Stuff

After a conversation with my friends, Ive grown curious enough about Space Runaway Ideon that I actually want to check it Anyone have some advice on finding a decent, legal way to watch it?

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

You know, Genshin Impact is fun and all that, and it has scratched that itch i had for a new Tales But now in 2021 i really want a new Tales! I want a game with anime tropes, angst, annoying talking animals and a score by Motoi Sakuraba!

 
 
Parismio

When the Monster Hunter Rise demo tells you that you used up your tries:

 
 
Jetter Mars

Just Arrived! I still plan on getting Faselei! to finish up my NGPC Though it doesnt show up on Ebay very often and its the farthest thing from

 
 
Yue chan

Happy Friday Hope you had a good day and a great weekend ❤️

 
 
Cloudman Sam

If any still remembered about S2 its coming in

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Super Mushroom or Power Star? Its time to go back to my Splatoon 2 roots once again as we take on a special Splatfest dedicated to the 35th Anniversary of Super Mario

 
 
PatBateman17

If Paper Mario Origami King follows the same progression as the first two streamers, it should clock in around 900

 
 
Anthony Marzano

There needs to be a full-scale game based on the Cabaret Club Management mini-game in Yakuza I have deemed it essential and

 
 
Slimybear245

Not seen much or any people say this but I do think even if it was unintentional its intresting how much Persona 5 Strikers mirrors some of the ideas that Persona 5 was planned to be early in time combat and backtracking the world

 
 
Kerrik52

Thanks to a lazy Google search I accidentally found out that Gant is a brand that sells swimming And now I can only assume that was the intended pun of the swimming-infatuated Ace Attorney I love this stupid