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Nostalgia: So Much Better in Hindsight

Remember all those good times playing Galaga? First game of Frogger? That first playthrough of Final Fantasy 7? So do game devs, and they're going to get you to spend money on those memories. Now, the instant reaction for most people wh...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Revisiting Horror, a Resident Evil (2002) review

Today, the name “Resident Evil” can only be associated with a modern brand of derivative military shooters. This is true regarding the main entries of the series – that slowly, but consistently, shed their adventure legacy in favor of fas...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Comments of the Week VI: Comments Under Siege

I see comments of the week. Walking around like regular comments. They don't see each other. They only see what they want to see. They don't know they're comments of the week. From Ubisoft complains over Red Steel 2's 81% Metacritic...

 
 
 
 
 
 

What's in the box matters too...

I still remember opening my first modern computer game. We had just gotten a new Packard Bell (the dude at Staples had assured us we'd never need more than 2mb of video ram in our lives) and the next day my dad let me pick out a game at th...

 
 
 
 

Accomplishment Fatigue

It's been a long time since I've written a blog - these days I find it difficult to express my thoughts coherently. I used to write blogs all the time back on Gamespot, I'm not sure why it's been so difficult for me to do so these days... ...

 
 
 
 

ch-ch-ch-changes...

Anyway, if there's one thing I can't swallow it's these two tired, broken record statements; "it was just more of the same", and "it didn't feel like the first time". I've seen them time and time again and they are as monotonous as they a...

 
 
 
 

Cell Phone Look Up Makes It Possible To Track Numbers

Although mobile phones have helped greatly in knowing who is calling you (e.g. via cell phone look up), there has been a rise in the number of 'Unknown Caller' calls being made to mobile phones and it is only natural that this becomes an an...

 
 
 
 

Oh Destructoid, How I hated to depart with you.

Hello everyone. Again, I'm here. I didn't actually go anywhere. This thing that the cool kids are doing nowadays called "school" is really consuming my life. Not like the dark side though. Because at least they give you cookies. At school, ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

On Reflection: A Story of 'Trade-in Addiction'

I walk in the door and exchange hi's and hellos with the two behind the counter. "Got any trade-ins today, Alex?". Yes, they know me by name. "Nah...I'm just looking for now." Of course I have trade-ins. I plop the 4 games on the counter. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Signs of an Awesome Game

NOTE: Long story short: I don't have Photoshop right now. Hopefully my stand-ins work alright :) This is what you've all been waiting for: the death knell for reviews full of dirty bias, horrendous unobjectivity and antiquated "opinions"...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Obscurer Tribune # 39

So…who’s betting that Sakura Wars: So Long My Love will ACTUALLY come out next week, no more delays, for reals? Anyone…? Well, anyways, I’ll keep my fingers crossed (again) and offer up this week’s obscure gaming recap: --------- Atte...

 
 
 
 

How to use the worn down game formula.

This will work with any game. It's already been proven it even works with tetris. Here is the basic form: I'm only, like, an hour in. But (game name here) is SO relentlessly terrible. A game has never worn me down like this. There's no r...

 
 
 
 

Free gas... and being a lady.

So... free gas. No, I'm not going to lend you my husband who also has free gas, but I've been playing MAG (apparently over 180 hours of it since it released) and I just vetted over to a new faction and I'm starting again as a level 1... ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

A (more definitive) review of sequels

Not long ago a certain blog teased the promise of an absolute, incontestable review of sequels. Drawn in by this succulent promise I read the blog hoping to find the ultimate critique. What did I get for my efforts? Nothing! Well a solid ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

For Those Who Yet Still Walk This Hell...

[Disclaimer: This blog does not represent the views or opinions of Enkido as he exists in a sane state and he cannot be held responsible for the content expressed in this article. For real, these are dark times we live in. Also, cocks.] If...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Alphadeus

The Mad Circus (2019) - Track written for the imaginary shooting game Im writing music for as practice for actual games :p Im thinking first phase of a final

 
 
Seymour

So, Ive started documenting, through video and photos, my path to losing the 50-60 pounds Ive gained since my back herniation two years CUrrently on Day 4, sitting at 216 Wish me luck! (missed first day; tried eating healthier to no

 
 
Electric Reaper

I am so jealous of Japan having a high-speed rail The USA has more than enough funding for

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Apparently dragging my bare asshole across the carpet, while locking eyes, is not considered Live and

 
 
Boxman214

I dont use this expression often or lightly:

 
 
Electric Reaper

Great, now Im taking another math class that will be bore me to Ill just get this out of the way

 
 
Tohsaka

Played Team Sonic Racing with some friends Needs some work but otherwise its not too AI needs some mad tuning Even on Normal it can be pretty

 
 
windblades

Shakedown Hawaiis first patch fixed the majority of my problems with it, those being the maps readability and some minor The My Time At Portia developers should take

 
 
Yrahcaz But Snowy

Oh my God, guys my hip finally Its been on the verge for like a Im soooooo satisfied with everything right

 
 
Shut Up Ace

Finally for around to seeing the Detective Pikachu Enjoyed it very much! Glad that some Totodiles were in it!

 
 
Xeo

Louis Blues (My home team) are kicking some serious ass this Havent watched a hockey game in well, ever with my wife, but thats changed this playoff We both used to be big into hockey, so its like coming full

 
 
Fuzunga

I saw a pilot for this like five years ago and thought it was dead forever, but SURPRISE, its a show now!

 
 
mullon

I need to learn to be more patient when playing Cities Skylines and other city building

 
 
ObliqueZombie

Dauntless--the first ever EGS games Ive ever bothered to download--simply freezes after creating my Its happened 5 times in a row, in Needles to say, this has not changed my disposition towards the fucking

 
 
bong264

Two for one today on some classic 80s fantasy cheese :P

 
 
Michformer

As far as level intro shots go, Skull Island’s in Epic Mickey couldn’t be better The contrast between the Mouse and the contoured monolith eerily sets the mood for what’s to

 
 
Czar Kazem

One of my favorite new artists just put out a new song and its some noisey killer shit #arbitrarymetaltuesday

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Rayman legends on switch is a real swell And it also makes me sad that its been about 5, 6 years since it came Id rather like

 
 
Dr Mel

Sensors indicate a larger than expected quotient of wienerage in the last episode of Satisfaction levels dangerously

 
 
triggerpigking

Who wants cake?

 
 
indigit4l

New Coke is coming back and I will be on the lookout for a pop-up vending I doubt I ever tried this in 1985 when I was

 
 
indigit4l

New Coke is coming back and I will be on the lookout for a pop-up vending I doubt I ever tried this in 1985 when I was

 
 
LoneMak

Praise RNGesus! Why yes, yes I

 
 
Goemar

Rise of the TMNT is just Like if this goes past 2 seasons Ill be a bit

 
 
Rad Party God

Dere? Is that you?

 
 
Tohsaka

Welcome to parries and just

 
 
ScionVyse

So my job is getting new uniforms When we do, theres supposed to be a big ceremony where we transform into a new type of think I work for a

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

Guilty Gear is 79p or $1 on the Mexican Switch

 
 
Boxman214

I just now learned about this quote and it is so funny to Animal Farm and 1984 are basically the same book, as far as Im

 
 
lokhe

Valkyria Chronicles was 50% off on Switch and I have some travel ahead of me so it was the perfect time to pick it So far Im having a blast with The wholesomeness is strong with this one!

 
 
Shinkz

Today I learned that shiny Furrets are and now I must catch one

 
 
Goemar

So Im still chipping away at Cuphead in my spare Its pretty I mean its not like stupidly hard but its been a long time a game like this has made me put it down and come back to it

 
 
Riley1sCool

Platinum should make a JoJo

 
 
Road Runner

Beep beep!

 
 
Tricerapops

It is SO fucking awesome that I have to go online to launch Shakedown Hawaii or it just doesnt I cant possibly live with having to click another icon on my desktop Not when it doesnt fucking work, At this point it is

 
 
Occams

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is coming to Netflix on August 30th!!!!!! Ive been waiting so long for this and Im so happy its finally going to be a

 
 
TurboKill

So I wrote a blog a couple of hours ago about the FromSoft x George Martin

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Heres the new trailer for Codemasters reboot of Fingers crossed that its more inline with the original GRID and not like Autosport & 2 in terms of gameplay & track

 
 
Scrustle

Codemasters are finally bringing back the Grid series! I expect this is probably the first of the inevitable E3 reveals that always get announced before E3 for this

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Im not too much for grinding my brains out to get mounts from EX trials in FFXIV, but I did finally obtain the Kirin mount for obtaining all the ARR trial No, Strider, you cant hunt it for bow

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I think Im going to release these on Tuesdays and Watch as I wander, confused, in places that are new to me!

 
 
Boxman214

Never heard of this before today, but it looks delightful!

 
 
taterchimp

Old photo of my Its like Buddy Holly and Anthony Bourdain mixed

 
 
Boxman214

Just watched Russian Doll for the second It really benefits from a repeat Its a fantastic show (though very mature in content, I highly recommend it!

 
 
Dr Mel

Started playing Sundered, a metroidvania that I think is easily lost in the But it does some very good things with conventions of the genre, it even does procedural generation in an interesting

 
 
Aurachad
 
 
Rudorlf

Good god, those poor guys from Chernobyl being dead corpses Guess Im never looking at Fallout ghouls the same way Also, this show better win some fucking awards for makeup, among other

 
 
Startyde

Really digging the 1st Rage on Its much smoother and more streamlined than I Its pretty arcadey which is a nice standout from the huge collectathon FPS of You can def see the influence that eventually led the team to Doom

 
 
FakePlasticTree

There was a rumour that Martin has been working with From Soft on Might be Update: This alleged game is apprently Norse Mythology based, titled Great

 
 
Zalno

So, Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp are getting removed from