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Ten After Ten: 6/30/21-7/09/21

News New Switch OLED For the past few years, people wondered what Nintendo will do with the Nintendo Switch in regards to a half-step iteration on the popular device. After months of speculation and years of anticipation, Nintendo an...

 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 7/3 to 7/9/2021: 27th Week of 2021

Cblogs Recap: Week 27 -GoofierBrute takes a look at Yoshi's Safari in this blogging series about games that time forgot. -Kerrik52 reviews Prey (2017) as part of his Traveler in Playtime review blogs. -Gamingnerd sheds the light ...

 
 
 
 

Blogger Suit Gundam I: Cool Robot

I want you all to know this is Mike's fault. So... I watched the Mobile Suit Gundam compilation movies. And Char's Counterattack. And Hathaway. Do I have thoughts, you ask? Fuck yes, I have many thoughts. Let's start wit...

 
 
 
 

TGIF Open Thread!

Good morning Destructoid! It's that wonderful time of the week! It's Friday! This week went by pretty quick. We're going to be having some changes in management at work soon and everyone is kinda freaking out over it. I don't really c...

 
 
 
 

What's The Future of Superhero Games?

We live in an amazing era for superheroes. The Avengers, Black Panther, Wonder Woman and the like have transcended into cinematic phenomenons. At this point, film studios are digging deep into the wells of comic books with characters l...

 
 
 
 

Before Liftoff: Black Skylands (PC)

Note: code provided by Terminals.io / tinyBuild. Also, I stopped playing the game at around 11 hours and did not complete the main campaign, so this write-up is based on the time I had with the game rather than the totality of the exp...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Resisting videogame homogenization

Or challenging your "gaming common sense" This is a weird topic, first and foremost, this is not about video game trends, like "there are too many metroidvanias/roguelikes/retro PS1 survival horrors'', that's a story for another day an...

 
 
 
 

The BRG Collection Entries #25-28

Welcome to a new set of entries into the BRG Collection. The rest of the games in my ongoing list can be found here or at the bottom of this blog. With that said, here are entries #25-28. Monster Hunter: World Release Year: 2018...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Traveller In Playtime - Prey (2017)

Prey (2017) is an Immersive Sim developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda in 2017 on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The player takes control of Morgan Yu, one of the executives of the interstellar corporation Transtar, who finds the...

 
 
 
 

Games That Time Forgot: Yoshi's Safari

Welcome back to Games That Time Forgot, where we take a look at games that have been lost and forgotten by time. And by the time this goes up, the 4th of July is going to happen, is happening or has already happened because I am ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

In The Palm Of My Hands: A Chronicle

Having to share a room with your siblings has its issues, like when I wanted to play video games in peace as a kid. Such a situation bothered me for years, especially during my school ones as both my older brothers usually watched thes...

 
 
 
 

Band of Bloggers July 2021 Theme

In April of 2008, a game was released on the DS called The World Ends With You. It was critically praised upon its release, but didn't do insane numbers like other games released by the same company, Square Enix. Most important to...

 
 
 
 
 
 

TGIF Open Thread!

Good morning Destructoid! It's that wonderful time of the week! It's Friday! This week went by very fast and I'm pretty happy I'm already writing another TGIF. Catching up at work and our workload isn't so far behind so I'm happy abou...

 
 
 
 

Ten After Ten: 6/20/21-6/29/21

News River A.K.A. Dogmeat has Died River, who was the inspiration for Fallout 4’s Dogmeat, has passed away according to the owner Joel Burgess on Twitter. Burgess talked about how River was chosen for the Dogmeat role and why s...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Shog's June 2021 Gaming Journal

I’ve played a bunch of demos this month, but not nearly as many as some of you. Maybe it’s just a “me” thing, but a lot of what I saw didn’t really jump out at me. Looking at my list, it seems like I playe...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Ultimate Metroid Guide: Every game ranked

It's your boi MajinRotty back on my bullshit. Listen, I happen to fancy myself the greatest Metroid fan of all-time; so much of a fanboy that even the Prime trilogy isn't Metroid enough for me. And you know me; I always make sure I use...

 
 
 
 

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Blanchimont

Swords of Legends Online feels like a F2P game that should have been released 10 years

 
 
Whispering Willow

I have relearned making me get up early to do inventory on a day I should have off makes me very cranky even with a free

 
 
Shinkz

Aaaah shes here! Its finally here! All the precious! The most perfect voice casting ever!

 
 
Goemar

Metal Slug 5 is not a great game, but I would buy that soundtrack on vinyl in half a

 
 
Fuzunga

This week on The Owl House:

 
 
Narwhalnut

Im happy to announce my participation in the OperaGX GameJam! Here is a little preview of whats to come! :) More info on the Jam over

 
 
Ricky Namara

Okay, lets try this The Tree of Life: deep art that you might need a few hours to get, or utter pretentious garbage?

 
 
Boxman214

Hypothetically, if someone were to give Terry Pratchett stuff a try, where would they start?

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Helping move a sibling into a new apartment, months after their previous place burned I dont miss moving things but were gettin

 
 
TurboKill

I decided Im not cancelling my Aya Neo order and the Steam Deck is still months Ive also been testing out my Steam Controller and this thing is criminally Dragon Age & other games without gamepad support, like Oblivion, feel so

 
 
taterchimp

Think Im going to play videogames all day on

 
 
hlarge4

Happy

 
 
Flegma

Went Failed to get anything despite holding a rod in both Found a lure someone else had lost, though, so thats

 
 
ChronoLynxx

Demanding pets <3 #Caturday

 
 
RiffRaff

OK, calling Im done with AC Bloat ruined the game for Finished the Sigurd arc and completed every And now it wants me to go pixel hunting for clues so I can kill Templars to get the true Fuck Im Pic

 
 
TheIntern

What is your confound? SNART! Debilitating nachos in empty RV horror film makes tower! What bread is this?!

 
 
Seymour

Currently attempting a low-carb diet and it’s damned All the best snacks are some iteration of bread! Cereal? Wheat Thins? Sun Chips? Cinnamon raisin toast? Sugar cookies? Nope! No! NOPE!

 
 
Captiosus

One yr ago today, our mortgage company found a loophole and foreclosed us out of our house of 11 This was my home for three Exactly one year later, all eviction protections are ending and Im terrified that many will face similar fates

 
 
RiffRaff

How many horror tropes and rip-offs can you squeeze into 90 minutes? A A whole fucking Much respect to the creators for going all out with the Doesnt always stick the landing but it was a lot of fun and got plenty of laughs out of

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Caturday

 
 
Just Aaron

What Shounen anime protagonist are you? Type-34: The Man of

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

Europes PS+ offerings, whichll probably be the same for the

 
 
Ricky Namara

Which Internet Caricature Are You? Type-69: The Internet Thinks hes funny and witty, but really just cruel and

 
 
Kerrik52

Turns out I didnt make a mistake backing up my saves from our old Dark Souls 2 saves are RIP to my Dex dual-wielding edgelord PVP character from May his successor on PC endure the At least I got these

 
 
Osc

This is like the first time in a long time theyve slept #Caturday

 
 
hlarge4

Which Shounen Oriental Cartoon Protagonist Are You? Type -1: Sun Grossly Laughs Hates Bugs On His

 
 
Gajknight

Which Shounen Chinese Cartoon Protagonist Are You? Type 0: The Spammer

 
 
Ricky Namara

Which Shounen Anime Protagonist Are You? Type-6: The (art by: Aminor999)

 
 
Ricky Namara

Which Shounen Anime Protagonist Are You? Type-5: The (art by: Aminor999)

 
 
Ricky Namara

Which Shounen Anime Protagonist Are You? Type-4: The Duckling (But Not (art by: Aminor999)

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Huh they finaly showed something new off for nice, music was pretty nice did seem very basic though and same issue of Links Awakening of needing to reguraly use different items but no item wheel never talks too

 
 
Ricky Namara

Which Shounen Anime Protagonist Are You? Type-3: The (art by: Aminor999)

 
 
Ricky Namara

Which Shounen Anime Protagonist Are You? Type-2: The (art by: Aminor999)

 
 
Ricky Namara

Which Shounen Anime Protagonist Are You? Type-1: The (art by: Aminor999)

 
 
Ricky Namara

What movies that yall just couldnt stand to watch? Not because its bad, but because of the For me, its movies that feature racism, especially because I always get angry at the racist deep South hillbilly characters featured in

 
 
medicamecanica

I havent had as much time for games lately, but if youre on the new Nier gacha and want to help me grind for sexy robots on the bus to work you can add me at: 336042524519

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Never heard of this game but it seems pretty good, only thing that would turn me off is if you drop souls/expreience on death and have to pick them just find that a pointless mechanic that makes it more akward to leave a game when you want/need

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick

Had a Xmas in July thing for work at a I ordered the Katsu Sandwich it was

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Really great video for all you geographic/architecture nerds out there explaining why we Londoners complain about the heat so A large city retains heat, the underground traps heat, our homes trap There is no

 
 
Gajknight

#CurrentStatus

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Im loving the writing in Great Ace Attorney already, even just in the first Several giggle-out-loud moments already, most of them related to Ryunosuke being a bundle of nerves in his first He even has an animation for a wimpy desk

 
 
Shoggoth2588

used to have infinite On the plus side I knocked out time trials and intense training in Episode Just need to take out the Kaiser

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently I am going to review those within brackets once completed: - -Ys VIII(Switch) -Hollow Knight (Switch) -Persona 5 R (PS4) -Monster Hunter Rise (Switch)

 
 
SpikeyWiggedHero

The thing about Stray is that the concept of playing a cat inside any big city setting wouldve been But then they went and made it a futuristic, cyberpunk-esque sci-fi dystopia because I guess they really, really wanted to get my

 
 
NeoTurbo

Pixar DOES know how to craft a fine (Im looking at you

 
 
hlarge4

Watching Roccos Modern Suddenly, all I can see is Heffer being an orange pumpkin like mass wrapped Anyone else see something specific about a character design that broke it?

 
 
Whispering Willow

Got my hands on some more FF TGC Opus V seems to have FFXIV ARR, FFT, FFTA2, FFXII, Type-0 and FFXIII I mean, Lighting was on the packs, so I like my shiny Chibi Vayne

 
 
PatBateman17

Watching Point Break (1991) for the first time and enjoying some Bonchon Pretty decent Also started Returnal and it’s pretty cool, but man would I be pissed if it crashed on me during a