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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

Boxman214

Jack Black playing Psychonauts

 
 
Riley1sCool

Is this a good time to mention that Mordred Did Nothing Wrong?

 
 
Seymour

Two things: Im COVID-free according to my latest test following a minor scare post-potential contact with the virus and Inquisitives art I commissioned of Daisoujou (that Ive yet to use) is in the top results when you search for said demon!

 
 
absolutfreak

Is it me or is the Destructoid shirt with all the community names on it not available in the store any longer?

 
 
TurboKill

Aeon Must Die looked really interesting, but this is some bullshit: (sources and easier to read image in comment)

 
 
medicamecanica

No thanks, Jonathon I defended you from people who said you were a pretentious twat, but here we

 
 
TheIntern

Shut it down, This wins the internet

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Today was a mix of success and Got the new mattress that I ordered and put into my bed frame after a 48 hr The failure being the beater brush parts for our family vacuum are the wrong

 
 
Lawman

What upcoming game has an awful-looking DLC checklist? Would you believe me if I told you its Yakuza?

 
 
Virtua Kazama

New Same old Its time once again for more Mario Kart 8 Deluxe madness!

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Just in case anyone

 
 
Derpunkel

New shirt, who dis?

 
 
Hokogan

Ive started drinking GFUEL and now its my primary liquid Pro-tip: If you only drink GFUEL, you can utilize your own pee as a general purpose

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Tem-Tem looks really damn good! Its been on my Steam Wishlist for a few months now but Im glad Sony owners can get in on Im going to hope cross-play will be a thing once it leaves early access and has a full-on

 
 
medicamecanica

Apparently that Aon must die game is MEGA Like most devs quit due to terrible work conditions and that trailer was jsut made by contracted That said, I enjoyed about 75% of that but Im sure people are lol

 
 
Ultraslickgames

New member, excited!

 
 
Rad Party God

Good thing I didnt It seems like it actually looks a LOT better than the original version, even in console settings, but that inconsistent performance and choppy animations are an absolute deal breaker for Ill buy it until its

 
 
EtosiGiR

Godfall looks like my kinda dumb fun with enough loot to warrant some I never picked up any of the newer Hitman games despite enjoying the old But as a nonstop psvr stan I am definitely getting the trilogy when it Should be intense

 
 
Flanx

I do enjoy these little State of Play updates, few decent looking titles shown

 
 
Fuzunga

I cant believe Sony even copied the Nintendo Direct

 
 
taterchimp

Vet confirmed, my little kitty dude has a little fatty Should be benign, but I feel bad for Extra treats!

 
 
Kerrik52

Of course the Region A-only Symphogear season 1 Bluray went up for (a surprisingly cheap) pre-order around my Its like theyre mocking I just wanna buy the thing, capitalism, is it really too much to ask?!

 
 
bong264

If youre getting tired of the fat guy coalition then dont worry, only got 3 models left after this :P

 
 
Flegma

I had no idea Liero (for MS-DOS) had been remade, and people play Too bad the levels in this video dont have much destructible

 
 
Dango

The Hex-A-Gone challenge in Fall Guys is basically an automatic elimination for I am so bad at it!

 
 
Hokogan

Back in my office and listening to some Naughty By I feel like going into everyones individual office and showing them some mad Yoyo

 
 
Dango

I can watch videos again, but Im already too deep in my still image (and gifs I guess) fanboyism to

 
 
Voltaic Owl

How long has Sony been doing these free multiplayer weekends? If this is going to be a monthly thing, I might be able to get my occasional multiplayer fix without needing PS+

 
 
taterchimp

Do you slurp soup with the solid bits, or take a bit of solid bits then slurp some soup?

 
 
Slimybear245

Been wondering for those of you who didnt enjoy Horizon Zero Dawn much at all or God Of War how have you been finding Ghost of Tsushimna?

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Its a lot bigger than I thought; I cant even wrap my hand around Looks hot though, and it feels good to

 
 
Adzuken

Todays Dating Adzuken is about a game that is, like, 45 minutes Which is roughly how long most of my previous relationships Anyway, heres Pyrite

 
 
Dango

For some reason my laptop cant play videos or music right now, so I have decided to become a still image Every time someone posts a video anywhere, I will insult them and insist that still images are way

 
 
RiffRaff

What is the best advice a video game has ever given you?

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

No one will ever be able to convince me that digital media is better than physical media due to BS like

 
 
Gajknight

Weekend officially starts for me today, getting ready to get Yall got any plans, fellow kids?

 
 
Rasori

If anyone is picking up Horizon Zero Dawn on Steam, its 12% off on Green Man

 
 
Ricky Namara

Me: Maybe I shouldnt post memes that are too political Also me:

 
 
Flegma

I didnt play much of Die by the Sword (Treyarch/Tantrum, 1998) and Skyward Sword (Nintendo, 2011) is a 3D Zelda game so Im not interested in it, but I am curious how the swordplay between the two compares and which one does it

 
 
RiffRaff

Good day all! Hope you have a great one!

 
 
Electric Reaper

The final level in the Destroy All Humans! remake was both time-consuming and difficult, though worth I had my fun, and theres more challenges to That said, I wish I had more stuff to spend DNA on, even temporary

 
 
BurgosGames

Playing with a PS4 controller feels weird after playing with an Xbox controller on PC for what seems like What do you all prefer?

 
 
SirNinjaFace

Current status:

 
 
Hakkurei

Now thats what I call getting back at the damn

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Just beat the main story of Spidey The ending was heavier than I Spoilers in

 
 
Neronium

exists and by proxy I had to instantly buy this puppet in I have my life in order thats for

 
 
Jetter Mars

I LOVE Metal Slug! And so should you! RAWKET LAWNCHAIR!

 
 
Alphadeus

Sentence of Mist (2020) - I ended up using some of the midi data from the 2011 version, but it has some new parts (mostly This is one of my favorite songs, and the hardest song I know how to play on