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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

Sowhos betting that Sakura Wars: So Long My Love will ACTUALLY come out next week, no more delays, for reals? Anyone? Well, anyways, Ill keep my fingers crossed (again) and offer up this weeks 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

RiffRaff

Ive been on a roguelike kick for a couple weeks now (Holy shit Hades is 10/10 for What are some of your favorites, deep cuts, and/or flawed gems in the genre? What do you think would be a better name for the genre? Did you take a moment to hydrate?

 
 
MeeGhoulz

Ill set my alarm clock to I cant deal with this, I just cant!

 
 
RiffRaff

Good morning you wonderful Hope you have a great week!

 
 
LaserPirate

Happy belated Australia Day all you Bruces and Sheilas, enjoy your Vegemite however its

 
 
Seymour

Working on a video about my experiences in video games from But, instead of top games of the decade, I figured itd be a lot more laid back to simply discuss some bomb-ass hidden or underrated gems like All Our Asias or Straimium Immortaly

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

Nior wrote a really dope blog that y’all should I really like it’s I’ll post the link in the

 
 
medicamecanica

The steins gate peoples new VN looks Thinking about grabbing chaos;child or something since this isnt gonna be in English

 
 
taterchimp

Watsky is coming to Des Moines in April and I have to decide if I want to Going to try and listen to more of him this week, but this song is definitely a banger - good wordplay, and some serious word spittins

 
 
maycausecancer

I want to play old CD Rom games using DOSBox but my laptop doesn’t have a CD disc Could I get an external disc drive and use a physical DOS CD Rom game on it while using DOSBox and would it work? I’m aware you can just download the game files

 
 
TurboKill

Just played the first hour or so of the new Walking Dead VR Thats a damn fine Quite tense, but very Getting your your shiv back out is almost as satisfying as impaling the zombies head with

 
 
indigit4l

Wreckfest multiplayer on PC is a lot of I played like 3 hours this weekend and the servers are busy and the player base seems like a fun and devilish Its brutal though! Chaotic and

 
 
triggerpigking

Playin around with a new character, was gonna spend time practicing skintones but, Dr Who discussion distracted me

 
 
Dr Mel

{Wordtoid} Virtual stems from Virtue, which originally meant power and manhood (synonyms at the time, see also: Virtual then means the things able to produce that Computers would later borrow the word to mean a simulation of

 
 
Soulbow

Just beat Story makes zero sense, Jesse is hardly a character, and I had to cheese the last third of the game cause it was just Overall, 6/10, by far my least favorite remedy Quite the shame, I share an opinion with

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
Hakkurei

Im having an absolutely crap time trying to actually download all the files out of my dads Google Drive account so I can properly restore his Its being a complete pain, to an extent it just popped 11 downloads at without the 8th

 
 
Seymour

gud leest 👍

 
 
Boxman214

Between Neil Peart and Kobe Bryant, Im afraid were gonna have another year like 2016 on our

 
 
Osc

This song is a rework of a song originally done back in More electronic, more synths, and a bit more upbeat in #musictoid | Tommie Sunshine, Disco Fries, Wrongchilde, Gerard Way - Falling In Love Will Kill You

 
 
Czar Kazem

Also: I was at GameStop earlier, and I gotta give a shout-out to the employee who talked a couple out of trading in their N64 and SNES and encouraged them to sell them themselves if they really wanted to make some money

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Ive been writing these gosh darn awards As it turns out, I crossed the 10k word mark while writing a silly Christmas-themed Pretty happy with myself for not giving up! Since I need a break, how about an AMA? FINAL BUMP

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Found Soulbows cheesecake: Mountain Dew flavour with Doritos as a crunchy

 
 
Czar Kazem

So before Sword and Shield came out, I posted about how I felt like I had moved past I never followed up on that - Im playing through Sword a second time with a mono-Ghost team - and I really like these games! I think they did a great

 
 
ooktar

#Selfietoid Had a rough week but at least one cool thing Got to meet one of my favorite comedians of all time Emo Philips Such a genuinely sweet human Few people are so smart and yet so

 
 
PatBateman17

HEY SLIMY I PREORDERED KENTUCKY ROUTE ZERO BECAUSE I LOVE YOU OK

 
 
Sam van der Meer

Okay Streets of Rage 2, what the actual fuck is going

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Found out where yall meet your waifus *micdrop*

 
 
EricWeichhart

So I heard there is a new anime called Murenase! Seton

 
 
taterchimp

Started playing some Shadow Tactics after getting it for free on Epic, and Im pretty glad I Its pretty cool, like a single player stealth based DotA? Mentally taxing to play, so I cant get too deep into it yet, but I dig it

 
 
PatBateman17

After initially being disappointed that there’s no permanent progression in Slay the Spire outside of card and relic unlocks, I think I’ve hit my zen moment and brain-shifted back into deck building bliss 😂 Here we goooo

 
 
Kerrik52

The final boss of Klonoa was pretty I really like the game as a It really proves what you can do with a simple set of mechanics and good level I hope the sequel is as much

 
 
indigit4l

Kobe died!?!?!? WHAT Heres where I saw him Seemed like a really nice

 
 
dephoenix

So Im not the biggest Sandler fan, I havent seen Uncut Gems, and I already think the Oscars are a joke we shouldve retired decades ago, but the Academys reasoning for denying Sandler a nomination just ticks me This is pure

 
 
homeoftheblues

I want nothing more than to come home from work soon, get a shower and relax a little bit before starting the new work I am tired! Bleh

 
 
able to think

If you have a pet (dog or cat) these Pugalicious pet treats Theyre puréed duck breast and liver thats been freeze My cat loses his mind for them and theyre not full of garbage additives so I feel safe giving

 
 
absolutfreak

First orks of 2020! The tankbusta mob is halfway

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Accurate summary of last

 
 
Boxman214
 
 
ZinoHunter

I applied waterslide decals to a gunpla for the first time today and it wasnt the huge disaster I thought it was gonna

 
 
Jetfandam

Those were one of the best SF V grand finals I have ever seen! Evo Japan was amazing and Naumans Sakura showed everyone what a cool character she

 
 
Jetter Mars

YOU CHOWDAWHEADS!

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

I have decided to blast Def Leppard at 6 in the morning with all of my windows I am an adult, I lost my damn mind years ago, and my neighbors can all collectively Pour Some Sugar On Me and eat my Let the complaints come They arouse

 
 
Shut Up Ace

How do people even do things when theyre tired?

 
 
MeeGhoulz

I really wished this here post was game also,cocks!

 
 
Parismio

Yakuza 0 is so fun Im just smiling nonstop with every new activity I get to Whoever came up with the karaoke and disco minigame should get a raise!

 
 
eastyy

Sonic Smackdown now has Amy and they are redoing a lot of animations as well as GGPO coming soon to

 
 
Pizza in a Tangle

I made would love your feedback!) Edit: new Changed my name last minute

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Hors d oeuvre?

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Strange Game Saturdays are back! Tonight, we take a look at the Go-Go Ackman series!