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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

Pixie The Fairy

Currently rotating God of War and Diablo III as I get back to the FFXIV I finally settled on a new hairdo and glamour

 
 
Seymour

Ive not yet played Deltarune, but I do know I require more fanart for

 
 
Blazehero

Im going to watch that detective pikachu movie not because I need to know how many nightmares I am going to have or if I am going to enjoy it because I have some sick connection to Pokemon I cannot let

 
 
Pumpkin Spice Fuzunga

Hey guys, The Bit Trip (thats a collection of all the original games) is only ¢99 on PSN right Cross buy with Vita! Runner 3 has also been discounted to $10 on all platforms, including

 
 
Shoggoth2588

If you havent seen it and want a better idea of Ryan Reynolds acting as an animal then I cant recommend The Voices highly Go ahead and watch it now then watch it a couple more times because its a really good You may need comedy right now

 
 
GetNekKid

Watching Neil Gaiman do a talk for the Edmonton Public Library Ill be honest, I have no clue what the heck hes going to talk about but Ive spent a good chunk of my life reading his work, and am not gonna pass up a chance to see him in

 
 
Mike Sounders

Finished Fist of the North Kind of conflicted on On one hand, loved it On the other hand, overarching plot wasnt that great, and the characters from the anime were mostly CLAP BECAUSE YOU SEE IT and then theyre

 
 
MeMoeMe

A Human Connection is the most valuable I never thought it would come thru game playing with my 11 year old son So heres to you game designers, thank you thank you thank

 
 
Flegma

I feel I need to write a serious warning cblog on Startide Im currently in a system where it feels like 50-50 chance of the game crashing upon loading a level, and my patience has worn

 
 
ThisIsAName

On this cold winter day I am about to drink a Bad Decision and put some final work on a #notakeoutTuesday Gotta work in some more gaming references so its not completely off

 
 
NeoTurbo

Huh, I wonder what the twitch drops gave me on my birthd-

 
 
TheBlondeBass

The Ultimate Destructoid Draws is upon us! The theme this time around Smash Bros Ultimate! Starting with a fighting game, ending with a fighting game (of UPDATED details in the comments -- roughly two weeks left!

 
 
Rad Party Gobblegobble

Finally got to play Destiny 2 in co-op with my buddy and he seemed to like the game almost instantly and Im also kinda liking it the more I play We both agree that the story sucks, but it feels so darn good to kill stuff in this game!

 
 
dephoenix
 
 
Tohsaka

Here we go W10 1809 update starts re-rolling out Hopefully we dont get a repeat of how the last launch

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

#arbitrarymetaltuesday Because favorite band and seeing them live has only reaffirmed

 
 
NeoTurbo

Welp, guess Im 30 now! EDIT: Apparently also slightly sick! Well,that just means Im going to game out all

 
 
Sailor Zebes

I beat Octopath Traveler yesterday! Ill post some super late tips and some spoiled thoughts in the

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Gotta follow the laws of the

 
 
AvtrSpirit

Just finished reading the Mistborn Feeling similar post-series blues as What a series :(

 
 
house4lyfe

PSA Enter The Gungeon - Physical Just a heads up for those of us who still collect physical Special Reserve Games just put up physical copies of Enter The Gungeon on their Limited quantities, so best grab one before the scalpers

 
 
FakePlasticTree

My contribution to the meme, and a subtle call for Gene for

 
 
Riff Raff

My buddy turned me onto this band last Great stuff and a very varied album ranging from black to doom to FFO Panopticon, Wolves in the Throne Room #ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 
Boxofstuffingman214

I was genuinely surprised by the results of this

 
 
Zer0t0nin

#ArbitraryMetalTuesday with something new from the second-hardest-to-google band out

 
 
ScionVyse

The amount of easter eggs in this poster is They even have Snorlax blocking Route 1 there,

 
 
Boxofstuffingman214

This weeks spoiler space for Doctor Who is Come share your thoughts

 
 
taterchimp

I optimized my build in Diablo and found an extra 290 billion damage in So now Im on super duper extra hard Trying to make it through one more seasonal

 
 
Dr Mel

We about to taste this meat is a real sentence I heard a co worker just

 
 
dephoenix

#Crossovertoid

 
 
ChandlerS04

Alright lets get down to soundtracks! Legend of Mana, Castlevania Chronicles and Bloodlines, Chrono Cross, FFT, Dissidia, III, V, and XI, Ocarina of time, Breath of Fire II and III, Arc the Lad, SaGa Frontier II, Front Mission, and What else?

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

He truly was a

 
 
Soulbow

Hey Im super excited youre getting married and But why arent we playing Siege right now?

 
 
ChandlerS04

I had no idea the Sonic CD JP tracks were different until I watched a youtube I gave it a listen and while the US tracks are darker, something about the jazziness of the

 
 
Rudorlf

From the company that brought you the functional giant NES controller/coffee I cant tell if this is a total waste of resources, or the dumbest thing Ive ever interested

 
 
absolutfreak

Current status:

 
 
Gajknight

Cool Cat Saves the Kids is genuinely one of the funniest films Ive ever Right up there with Birdemic and Cant wait for the sequel; Cool Cat Stops a School Shooting (not even a

 
 
SkeleDent

When GPU manufacturers become sick of your bitcoin

 
 
Parismio

The new pictures of the live adaptation of Monster Hunter be like:

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

I hadnt noticed before, but it seems ME s save importing doesnt always work I met Conrad Verner the fan and he was all you shoved a gun in my face and showed me how to do things like a renegade, but I was a pure paragon and never did

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Whats worse: Struggling to remember the notes to a really good song, or having a single song stuck in your head that distracts you throughout an entire week?

 
 
Chris Moyse

I went to a womens wrestling tournament at the weekend at underground fed Pro Wrestling 4 shows in 2 days, was aces, even WWE star Toni Storm showed up for the If youre interested, theres a link to all my photos in the comments

 
 
TheLimoMaker

We live in a world where Warner Brothers cant make a great Superman movie, but can somehow hire the right people to make a live action Pokémon movie look not 100% Truly it is the end

 
 
Voex

Wasnt that literally what Neon Genesis Evangelion was about?

 
 
SkeleDent

And then theres this!

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Just found out that this is coming to Steam in two Dont know who asked for it, but Im up for a trip down Hellgates memory It wasnt even a great game but I have fond

 
 
SrChurros

#PhilKenSebbenToid

 
 
homeoftheblues

For a limited time Playstation 4 users can get a free Fallout 76 theme and some All you have to do is sign in and claim your reward Link is in the

 
 
Electric Reaper

Thats all of Rise of the Triad I had to beat the final boss with cheats because the final boss itself Glad to be done with this