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Power Trip#2: Resident Evil 2

In this weeks edition of Power Trip, I explore Resident Evil 2 just in time for Resident Evil 5s upcoming release. Resident Evil may seem an obscure place to find an item that could power up the protagonist the level of near god hood, ...



After reading Riotmonster's list of videogame lust, I was inspired to do my own version, since she and I apparently have very different taste in imaginary men. However, I know this sort of thing is puerile, cheap, and should be beneath the...


The Truth About Gamer Girls

It happens, time and time again: I'll be browsing Destructoid, minding my own business, and I'll fall over a comment that goes something like this: "Man, gamer girls are so awesome! I wish I could find a gamer girl to be my girlfriend, I...


My week in gaming 03/01/09 - 03/07/09

Welcome back to My week in gaming. It's been an uneventful week so I'm going to get to it so I can go back to playing Chrono Trigger. Starting with the with the aforementioned Chrono Trigger. My DS came back in the mail from Nintendo t...


Power Trip #1: Contra

In this new feature, Ill be taking a look at memorable power-ups and upgrades from video games past and present. These could range from classics like Pac-Mans power pellet to more modern power-ups like perks in Call of Duty. If its i...


My week in gaming 02/22/09 - 02/28/09

It's past due but here it is anyways, it's My week in gaming. I'm going to start with what's become something as a default game for me. With all the hours I've been picking up at work I'm nothing if not lazy when I get home and this is ...


March is Ninja Month

After my Hagane review from last month, I realized that all the up-coming articles I wanted to write were about games starring or featuring ninjas, so it's been decided that this blog, for the next month, is ninja-gaming HQ! Awesome AND...


Games I want on my handhelds

Ikaruga I actually only stumbled upon this game a few months ago when my brother got his Dreamcast. Ever since this I laid eyes on it, I haven't stopped playing it. I can get to the fourth chapter on one credit, but after that, the game g...


The Mt. Rushmore of video games

I am a big sports fan. Sports and video games (oddly, not sports games) take up a ton of my free time. Lately, ESPN has been running with this idea of a Mt. Rushmore of sports basically, the four most influential faces of sports. I thin...


Afterthoughts: Bioshock

Welcome back to Afterthoughts. It's been a while since I've done one of these but that's part of why I've been spending some time out of the house and out of town so I can get some of my writing done again for all to enjoy so here we go. ...


My week in gaming 02/15/09 - 02/21/09

Welcome back to My Week In gaming. Yes I'm aware this is a day late but I am presently staying out of town and only have limited access to the internet. Now then, onward and upward. As usual of late I've been playing a fair bit of Kingd...


Indie Selections: SHMUP Edition

No one seems to give a shit about Indie games, but who gives a fuck! HAVE SOME INDIE SHMUPS! 1. XOP Black XOP Black is a 2D arcade-style vertical shooter. Designed by shooter fans, XOP Black's challenging levels and manic gameplay will ...


Making a blog

Me and a couple of friends (some on dtoid, some not) are are starting a blog, more or less devoted to video games. Were also planning on having a podcast. So if you are interested in getting in on the action, email me at [email protected]


Out of My Way; Bosses in Video Games: Gruntilda

And so my series continues, because I didn't see anyone else doing it and video game bosses stand out as some of my most poignant virtual memories. This time I'm sharing with you one of the most epic fights to ever grace a platformer. Gett...


Heart x2: One (Free)Man And His Gnome

By GamerChris (Achievement whore extraordinaire) On Christmas Day 2008, I joined the Xbox party with my brand new Xbox 360. By February17th or so I was already pushing 9000 Gamerscore with my countless achievements. This is the tale of ...


Virtual Material Culture

This is a warning. I wrote this two years ago for my Material Culture Studies Anthropology class. It is long and was written as an academic paper. You can stop reading now if any of the things said previously do not interest you, else, p...


The Moment You Knew

I'm referring to the moment you knew you were a gamer forever. Unlike movies, television, and music, there's a specific moment in gaming when it occurs to you that what you're doing is so unbelievably awesome, there's no turning back. As ch...


Out of My Way; Bosses in Video Games: Andross

And so my series continues, because I didn't see anyone else doing it and video game bosses stand out as some of my most poignant virtual memories. Whether it be Mother Brain, Bowser, Ganon, Tyrant, or some overpowered mother fucker from Fi...




Who am I kiddin, who am I foolin When they be like Whats up Fatlip?, and I say Coolin


Sekiro backlogged again because I’m back on my Slay the Spire I dont think I’ll have the fortitude to get all the way to A20, but I have Ironclad, Silent, and Defect all up to :P i hate and love this Mostly hate


I studied Latin and I dont remember anything about it except when I see the name Pall Mall when Im getting

Jetter Mars

Behold ma meres baking skillzzz!!! (This is for my Grandmas 96th Birthday)

Voltaic Owl

Ok, I’ve got a little under an hour and a half to play Titanfall 2 before the PS+ weekend Update will minutes to download?? Fuck it, back to


She talks to angels


I jump over or avoid water and puddles in games, and try not to ride through fields with crops Part of my ocd I

A Luigi Fanatic

I cant listen to this song anymore without bursting into Thanks


Why is it that I have double posted about DCs zombie events?


Why is it that DCs zombie events are really good and Marvels are garbage?


found a cute VN


I don’t know what a chad is or how it relates to a virgin (no need to explain, either) but the horror stuff made me smile and Especially “Blumhouse That shit’s played


You asked for it Vesalius! (Mostly) finished at this point, other than Ill do the shoulder pads en masse when I have a lot of models; I want to try making some decal




Gaj of the Rings


Took the pup for a walk, got the new fridge installed, and went on a 16 mile bike Games and movie are my plans for rest of the

sp testure

Estou recebendo molho esta noite! (I hope Google translate did not mess this up too much)


Leaky leaky leaky! (Look closely at the labeling in the bottom right


I finally got a new pair of joy-cons! I decided to go with the purple/orange that came out last The orange is nicer than I thought it would be, but its the deep purple shade that I absolutely Hopefully, this pair will last for a good


Alright gentlemen, here’s your Sunday evening cringe (a new mini series): Have you ever had to pee, then turned that awkward sensation into an orgasm? If you say it’s a good feeling or a bad feeling? Take your

Virtua Kazama

Virtua Fighter Takeover is back with another Bi-Weekly! Time for THE HEATED BATTLE!


Anxiously started up Gears 5 via Game Pass Ultimate in an attempt to break myself out of my depressive funk and encountered a failed to save game error that makes the campaign unplayable on either Today just punched me in the emotional


Playing Wipeout 2048 with the two Man, that game is a Forgot how much I love the


Been a while since I uploaded here, been doing commission stuff, did a sketch recently of my Monster Hunter character Mia

Voltaic Owl

As a Mario Tennis N64 purist for about 20 years, I’m slowly coming to enjoy the added features in It helps that simple mode also exists, in case I’m feeling like a purist


Warm take: Metal Gear Solid VR Missions is highly The stealth gameplay kind of gets overshadowed by everything else in the main game, but the bite-size challenges really explore the possibilities and are rewarding on mechanics


Whats a genre you would love to see a favourite developers of yours to make that is not the usual game they So the way Serious Sam people made Talos Princple or how the Bulletstorm people made the Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Dangus Taargus

Just got to meet Majima in Yakuza this is starting to click but were still not quite there 8 hours and Im on chapter 3 of 17?! I was tripping over sidequests in Chapter 2 so I guess that makes


Hand-made licorice sans colourings, but I messed up the measurements with sugar and didnt add enough flour to make the bits not stick to each


Memory-wipe Or, as the kids would say, Top 3 games you would totally wipe from your memory (playing and preview knowledge) to experience again for the first For me: 1) Bloodborne 2) Super Metroid 3) Super Mario


Apparently all of my dreams are going to incorporate COVID from now chilling with old school mates for a reunion and I realized no one, including me, was wearing a




I had a dream that Rockstar was making a cyberpunk GTA that was simultaneously a sequel to Vice #dreamtoid


Now that the yard is mowed, time to do something Ive not done much of lately: Related:

Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Theres a neat little puzzle game with dynamic music that came out yesterday called Seems simple, but neat!




Double feature stream in half an hour after this post goes up! Baten Kaitos followed by Remnant: From the Ashes! Join @ !


Anyone playing a Neon Abyss? If so what is this gun? I do not see it in any wiki and I unfortunately dont have the $$ to buy

Punished Nietzsche

i hope it wasnt


Dear video games, stop making me kill animals for upgrades and Thank you

Sweaty Dungus

Apparently Deadly Premonition 2’s framerate is a lot better I plan on finally checking it


I may have wasted too many years in a row without Touhou


I have a spoiler-filled review of The Umbrella Academy Season 2 up on my film Click here to read it if youre interested da bump


Week 5 of no video games: I met a therapist who gave me some comfy compression Apparently, my joints are slightly too flexible and I should start pumping iron a If getting swole is the path towards video games, then so be it!


Huge leak, exclusive to the Dtoid This is my gift to you lovely SO, the PS5 is going to cost Lots of Want more? The Series X is also going to cost Lots of You’re all

Sam van der Meer

PSA, because I’ve seen zero mention of it here: Post Void looks like an acid-trip nightmare of ‘90s FPS-proportions and it’s literally on Steam right