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Why I Love The Beat-Tribe Cup Series

I wanted to talk about the Beat-Tribe Cup series again during Virtua Fighter Month, but I didn’t want to talk about the 25th Anniversary of VFR. I’ll save that until December. I do, however, want to talk about why I enjoy w...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Return of the Obra Dinn review

Ever fire up a game for the first time and within the first twenty or so minutes you know it’s got its hooks sunk into you? Return of the Obra Dinn had that effect on me, and that was only elevated by going into it mostly ignoran...

 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #18 April in March

Few people who dived into the genre of rock music have not heard of the british veteran rock band Deep Purple. The band belongs to one of the most enduring representatives of hard rock and heavy metal music, although they have often ta...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

you know why i REALLY love my switch?

because nintendo has zero bs on it. it doesn’t force me to have a stupid NHL icon for a service i don’t want yet makes me have to go into a separate menu just to access youtube like ps4.  none of that bs. when nintendo...

 
 
 
 

Nero's Devil Breakers: A Short Guide

So you've beaten Devil May Cry V on Human. Maybe you started on Devil Hunter. In a world of endless open-world map-clearers, your eyes have been opened to a shorter, tighter type of game that didn't last as long as you expect from a fu...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #17 Latin Breeze

And so again, the Final Fantasy series. One of the paramounts of musical creativity and diversity. Composer Nobuo Uematsu has demonstrated influences from many different music genres, including rock, classic music, jazz etc. Today I wa...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #16 Crackers

Greetings, today I present you several videogames that make use of the "March" portion of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite (1892): Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun; (Multi, 2018): Gokujō Parodiusu - Kako no Eikō o Mo...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Insane Amusement Ride That Is Bioshock

Somehow over the years I managed to remain ignorant about the story, mechanics, and overall world of Bioshock. The only thing I knew what that it contained horror elements, and that it was immensely popular. So recently I played it fo...

 
 
 
 

Top 5 MAME Games of All Time

First things first. What MAME stands for? It stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator and it is basically a software that allows you to play the old, retro games from arcades on your computer. Now we want to share which games are th...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Genius Level Design Of Halo

I'm a big fan of Halo. To the point where I even wrote fanfiction as a teenager about it. It's been part of my life for many years now. However, for a myriad of reasons, I have not had an XBox One this generation until a couple of week...

 
 
 
 

Wii REVIEWS: Sin & Punishment: Star Successor

For those reading one of my Wii review blogs for the first time, here is the basic concept: The Wii is often mocked for its game library, yet, it actually has a solid list of exclusives that are unavailable anywhere else. Though only N...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Magic of Roll20

Last night I ran my first Roll20 D&D game for Aura: After Darkfall.  I want to post a broadcast of it that I made but I did fail to take into account anyone watching the broadcast, including the PCs, can see shit they shouldn'...

 
 
 
 

Pony Express 2 Online is back up!

Yeah, I, the developer of pony express 2, took down the online version. I'm sorry. But it got broken. I don't know how, but hey! It's back up! I fixed some more minor bugs along with the major bugs stopping it from coming back online. ...

 
 
 
 

What 2D metroid could be.

How the next 2D metroid could go Every other 2D metroid game has been on Zebes. First was The original metroid when you were going to destroy mother brain, then super metroid when Samus went back and blew up the planet, then Zero Missi...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Major Toms Coffee Cup

Fucked up, hanging out with some friends, smoking coffee hookah draanking bourbon Happy Saturday yall ;)

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

What do you call a neighborhood where several authors live? A writers #Beertoid

 
 
taterchimp

I beat Sunset If you like Spiderman, JSRF, Ratchet & Clank, Borderlands, Scott Pilgrim, Deadpool, constant media references, and just having fun, I recommend it

 
 
Shut Up Ace

People are complaining that the new Final Fantasy job, Dancer, isnt a Im just happy we have another ranged

 
 
Tohsaka

And for once, the data mine is Comes from

 
 
Cloudman Sam

There sure are alot of second season animes this just found out Cells at Work is getting a S2, among other

 
 
Remo Williams

Today I picked up a little gem called Sid Meiers Alpha Its generally considered one of the best strategy games ever created (if not the best), and after only an hour, I can see I think this will be well

 
 
Startyde

Clearly Google sees the writing on the Saw this at local Walmart and the realization that physical is all but dead hit like a

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Another one of my favorite albums of all time is celebrating a big anniversary this year: Madvillainy turns 15 today! Easily 1 of the greatest underground rap albums & probably for both Madlib & DOOM individually at their best, never mind

 
 
KingofPangea

So this is the first time Ive posted here since the end of Well, for the most I think it might be best to explain in the comments, provided thisll actually be public at all (this is a second attempt at

 
 
Rad Party God

To GIT GUD at Sekiro, you need to unlearn a whole decade of SoulsBorne

 
 
norpop

So i dont know if i like Im probably just a scrub but mini-bosses are just draining my will to play the Ill keep trying obviously but currently i think Sekiro might have me

 
 
MetalDeer

Swords

 
 
Michformer

I take my personal space seriously as a staunch individualist, so imagine my annoyance when some oafs taunted me in public by infringing upon my My being thick-skinned means hollow slights from hollow folks hardly made a dent on

 
 
 Deadgar64

Interaction + Discourse = Thats a perfectly reasonable mix up of words,

 
 
Aurachad

I have not been in the mood to play video games I just cant seem to concentrate on anything I blame getting back into

 
 
indigit4l

Hard to play games when this thing is sitting there staring at you like

 
 
Kerrik52

Ive cracked the Sekiro You need to abandon the BB strategy of dodge spamming and stunlocking and abandon the Dark Souls strategy of tanking and slashing Staying aggressive and alternating constant attacks and parries is the key to

 
 
lokhe

At what I think is the final boss of Sekiro This is gonna take a while :p

 
 
ShadeOfLight

At the Dutch Comic Con today, came across this awesome Excuse the lighting and the fact that I couldnt come up with a cool

 
 
Fuzunga

How come Destructoid is constantly reporting on FFXIV but never ESO? You guys didnt even post about the Elsweyr expansion coming this year!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Anyone up for some Jackbox later today? Last session didnt go so well, so I want people to join for some voice chat if possible, announce who they are, to make sure only Dtoiders Im thinking 3:00 PM Bump: Anyone else wanna join?

 
 
Dere

Going to be hard pressed to find a game I like better than Sekiro this it

 
 
Electric Reaper

The World Video Game Hall of Fame is currently holding a public vote to induct more video games into the Hall of

 
 
TricksterX

Did Atlus make us wait all this time for Persona 5R news only for it to be announcement?

 
 
DrDoom

Hello Bracketeers! With rd1 done, we have a tight race, only one bracket down thus Speaking of that, tatergimp should be in Being wrong, ALL of the time is just as effective as having a time Pick his opponent, and cash in!

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Remember sna- errr wolf, this is a sneaking mission, youll have no back up

 
 
Gajknight

Boi 1: Hell, these bois deserve to be as dank as They memed just as Boi 2: Is that what Im supposed to tell your mother when she gets another dank, spicy meme? Boi 1 : You tell her that when you found me, I was with the only bois I had

 
 
Electric Reaper

Netflix and BBC have the same problem: making their TV episodes too

 
 
triggerpigking

55, dont feel like I can draw today for some anyway hyped as fuck for re zero season

 
 
Boxman214

Sekiro spoiler: your shadow actually dies 3 times

 
 
Dr Mel

This android update on my phone moved the clock from the top right to the top left and its breaking my brain, still a week

 
 
Shinkz

Ive had it since launch day but I guess this is finally happening

 
 
BruceZ

So far Sekiro is my favorite Spider-Man

 
 
Tohsaka

Gonna be a busy day on the This announcement, FF14 FES, tournament, FF14 update, FF15 Ardyn, FF7

 
 
Michformer

You know which food item doesn’t get enough love? Not only is its caloric load negligible, but it also boasts a plethora of gut-friendly bacteria that ward off illnesses, both minor and The raw, unpasteurized kind’s

 
 
absolutfreak

Sekiro: Also

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I usually hate people who dress up their

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Finally beat Smash Ultimate World of Light Some spirit battles can DIAF (looking at you Pauline) while others reap the rewards (Celebi, Zero)

 
 
Chris Moyse

Ive really disappointed myself I was supposed to do something, but my brain made me run away literally at the VERY latest moment First time Ive failed to push through the brain barrier in a Really It happens :(

 
 
MajinRotty

Chronicles of Linkles Fashion #6: Something smells fishy about this

 
 
Kerrik52

Im about 10 hours into Sekiro now and my hype remains somewhat Im not dying to explore the next area, but its still Tying progression to exploration is Same goes for getting stone-walled super hard by

 
 
Nathan D

Impressions on my hour or so playing Sekiro last night: pretty damn Havent died once yet and beat the first mid-boss (big Shogun boi) first try and only got hit This combat really speaks to Cant wait to get off work and really dig

 
 
Boxman214

I legit thought this would never Is this like the start of the actual apocalypse or something?

 
 
Soulbow

What the inside of my head currently feels #SiegeInMyHeadSaturday

 
 
Mike Sounders

YE YE YE YE

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

The new city in FFXIV that is infront of the Crystal Tower is based on an old concept of Limsa It also got teased back in with the Red Mage I am glad that they are reusing the core

 
 
Rudorlf

Finally watched The Worlds End, and it was Its on the lowest on my Edgar Wright movie ranking list, but not as disappointing as what the audiences says, and I do relate to what Gary King went through in the movie as I do

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently Those between bracket I am going to review when completed: - - -Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones(Wii U) -The Last Guardian(PS4) -Dragon Quest VII (

 
 
Parismio

I think I wanna get back into ffxiv but then I remembered the price for the Mmm nah im Ima just play phantasy star on a private server til the price goes down(lol it wont for Ephinea anyone?