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Achievement Unlocked: Baby In The Belly

My wife and I are having a baby. I’ve written variations on this sentence many times now over the last week while texting people to notify them of the good news, sending emails to friends and family to let them know, or on Facebook to make ...

 
 
 
 

Bioshock Infinite: No Such Thing as a Perfect Game

SPOILER WARNING: Just like with any other Bioshock Infinite piece actually worth your time, I cover story details. If you give even half a damn about the game, don't read this until you've completed it. That's my recommendation. I don't act...

 
 
 
 
 
 

#Dealwith**it

So with a certain huge rage going down due to the comments of a certain ex Microsoft employee, depending on when you’re reading this. I thought I’d throw my thoughts into the inferno oh nice warm hate generated by the anti consumer natur...

 
 
 
 

The Evoland of RPGs

Evoland is the newly released RPG created by Shiro Games as a tribute to the history of this long standing genre. It is the successor to Evoland Classic, created by Nicolas Cannasse, which won first place at a Ludum Dare competition. Shiro ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Do You Need to Have It Spelled Out?

Why it is important to let the player forge their own opinions. Warning: While this blog does not directly discuss the ultimate outcome of BioShock Infinite plot points from the game are mentioned. I do not recommend reading until after...

 
 
 
 

DLC quest: Live Freemium or Die review

Name: DLC Quest Live Freemium or Die Format : Xbox 360 Cost: 80MSP Review Bit: So I heard this game was coming and never believed it. A sequel to a game already placed as one of the only games to score a full six stars on my site (Sh...

 
 
 
 

Dark Souls: Belmont Run 4

“And a word to the wise/when the fire dies/you think its over but its just begun” -Avenged Sevenfold Dark Souls 2 footage was released recently, so this seems like a good place for a longer impression than “sploosh”. It looks like they r...

 
 
 
 

How Theatrhythm helped me ring bells

There is no bigger interest in my life than music. When I’m not actively engaged with someone, chances are good I’ll have my headphones on and cranked to a borderline unsafe levels. I carefully select the music that wakes me up each morning...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs Recaps of 04/10 and HAT-BASED STRIDERISMS

So I've been all over Battleblock Theater, as apparent in my latest blog. Honestly, play through the story mode by yourself and it'll wear out it's welcome rather fast. But play with anyone, and I mean anyone, and the fun goes up. Oh! T...

 
 
 
 

Dark Souls: Belmont Run 3

“Have fun storming the castle.” “Do you think it will work?” “It would take a miracle” -Billy Crystal Wherein taterchimp learns that content creation is difficult I watched the Megaman X Sequilitis again the other day, and because my m...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The art of friendship and griefing

Battleblock Theater is some stupid fun. Co-op platform puzzle challenges can be straight forward enough. Though not always as easy as one might describe, they're meant to be figured out eventually. Something you'll want to learn quickly t...

 
 
 
 

My Mission Statement....

Seeing that I am going into the business of making Video Games and apps, there are a few things I'd like to say.... One: The Game I'm working on is going to be 100% DRM-Free - No Steam or Desura or that shitty EA Origin. And even IF the ga...

 
 
 
 

E.A. really isnt the worst.

This is in response to E.A. winning worst company again. I'm fully certain that the people that voted for this are also the ones who argue against digital download only games and always online gaming systems. Further evidence that the gami...

 
 
 
 

A Not so Lengthy Thought About RPGs

It seems that recently one of the things that defines RPGs is the length. There is a tendency, more often than not, for them to be very long. For this opinion piece I want to take a look at whether such a length of game is really necessary ...

 
 
 
 

The War of Independents begins

So it’s begun, it really has. Due to bloated budgets in AAA development and the success of indie games costing a fraction to make has begun to have consoles take notice. Microsoft arguably began this with their XNA development system and...

 
 
 
 

Final Skyward Sword thoughts

So, I finally finished Skyward Sword. To be honest, I cannot recall any other game leading me to such disparate feelings. In fact, Skyward Sword is both the best and worst game in The Legend of Zelda series. Controls At the beginning of ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bioshock Infinite got me Thinking...

As with any post with Infinite in its name, this one is likely to contain spoilers. While I don't plan on going too much into spoiler territory, I would suggest anyone who hasn't played the game (and plans to) to avoid any article relating ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Patrick Hancock

Current jam:

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

SEGA has a survey going asking about what franchises youre interested in seeing stuff for, where you get your gaming news from, *Tosses in vote for Jet Set Radio*

 
 
Neronium

Bombed a paper really badly, like Ive not done this bad on a paper before, and now Im having massive panic attacks and feelings of Send kittens and ferrets please as I dont know what Im gonna do

 
 
Tohsaka
 
 
Dr Mel

Warframe has gripped be in its icey

 
 
PatBateman17

Unofficial Dtoid March Madness bracket on ESPN - Link and details in comments!

 
 
zatoseyes

Were playing Samurai Shodown 6 on my Come check out the link in the comments!

 
 
triggerpigking

drew a sketch of Witch also my 50th sketch

 
 
indigit4l

When a fan asked Gabe Newell whether he would ever play a new chapter of Half-Life before he dies, Newell responded by don’t die in the next 5 years or so ;)”

 
 
Michformer

Did some more burrowing on YouTube and came across this blast from the Need for Speed: Carbon was the last PS2 title I played before going full Didn’t hurt that it was a wicked good racer with stellar audio, both bespoke and

 
 
Zer0t0nin

#Thrashertoid RIP Jake Phelps

 
 
LoneMak

Shes Alive! This Sunday was a perfect So I woke up Sally from her winter hibernation and went for a Then played some Ace It was a good

 
 
TurboKill

These Kirby games keep getting weirder

 
 
eastyy

Well atari vcs now delayed till later in the year I still think its a scam though

 
 
Kerrik52

This game isnt a hidden gem, but it sure was hidden and I did find And what I found was incredibly Its amazing this game exists at I wish I had time to review

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Jake Phelps, editor of Thrasher, died 4 days ago and I only just found I google news every day and scroll through em and this didnt come Id have thought Id see it in Sports or Guy was skating right till the end

 
 
Electric Reaper

Monster Girl Monday

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Ah, we all know who this

 
 
LoneMak

Hell Yeah! Got my FEH account My old phone didnt support it Bought my dad a new phone and took his old Its still newer than Now I got my team Yay!

 
 
Gajknight

Do you guys remember that film? That film that had loads of Oscar Truly an amazing It took 12 years to It took longer to make than the Great Wall of China! It broke new ground!!! Current status:

 
 
DrDoom

It is

 
 
Soulbow

Oh my god Im not

 
 
Riff Raff

And now Im officially ready to watch the GoT finale next month!

 
 
house4lyfe

*The Messenger PSA* For all the physical collectors out there it seems like Special Reserve Games and Limited Run Games are stepping up to release a physical copy of the game for both PS4 and Pre-orders start on March *BUMP 4 DA LATE CROWD*

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Played Kingdom Hearts 2 yesterday from 9 am until 11 I might be half way So far Im liking it a lot more than KH1 and that garbage Looking forward to

 
 
TheLimoMaker

My main is

 
 
Electric Reaper

Hey, Tumblr executives, if your goal was to cause your websites traffic to disappear by over a third, then well done, corporate fucking

 
 
JcDent

If youre not playing a game simply for the pleasure of getting to order Gaz-53s around, youre a broken

 
 
Xeo

A HUGE thank you to all of you amazing folks who have helped to raise money and spread the word for my sons He passed his goal today and he is elated, even though he has strep throat Thank you all so much!

 
 
Osc

So it seems like my pc is finally kicking the BSoD after a few minutes/hours after Good excuse to get a nice pc after 9 Will have to check the piggy

 
 
jak2364

This plus the hiring of non-union voice actors for RE2 makes me want nothing to do with Capcom, really

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Goodbye old

 
 
Mike Sounders

Two more daaaaays

 
 
SrChurros

I just caught a surprisingly strong Dunsparce on my way back from lunch, and I thought I should share this with Im gonna train him until he becomes the very best, as no other Dunsparce ever

 
 
ShadeOfLight

One and all, I wish you a happy New Year of It is now the year of our Lord 6 (of

 
 
RenaudB90

New Splatoon 2 demo gives a 20% discount on the full game, progress carries over AND you get a free 7 day online trial even if youve had other free trials This also gives you Tetris 99 access if you want to try it Not

 
 
Riff Raff

Ive been getting more interested in hip hop the past few months and have been gravitating towards the more surreal side of the Aesop Rock, Busdriver, Deltron 3030, Milo are what Ive been digging Recommended me some albums to discover :)

 
 
Startyde

Masterwork Music Monday // Blazblue Central Fiction: Theme of Jubei - Stand Unrivaled

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

An Anthem fan used high level math sorcery to show that loot simply doesnt matter anymore thanks ton the latest In a loot-based Bioware responded by pledging to fix it, which strongly suggests his conclusions are What a

 
 
Boxman214

This video has an interview with Monica Its really worth your Provides some valuable I dont agree with all of Johns But Monica has some really good things to add to the

 
 
able to think

Finally got my pictures hung up on one of my bedroom Only took 1 1/2 See if you can spot the

 
 
Startyde

Masterclass Music Monday // Metal Gear Rising Revengeance: Senator Armstrong Theme - It Has To Be This Way

 
 
Tohsaka

For those of you that still havent bit on Splatoon 2, free demo coming here starting And Switch Online is also included in the deal during the

 
 
Tricerapops

This game needs more coverage, because it is going to blow up and at least be a sleeper You play as an detective/moderator and investigate 1999 style Geocities pages to solve internet If you like your internets and art surreal, check it

 
 
mullon

I wish there was a demo for Nier Automata so I could see if I like

 
 
MajinRotty

Happy (late) Pattys day!

 
 
Adzuken

I got into Legacy of the Wizard after watching the episode of Game Center CX featuring Ive got a soft spot for it, and today Ive got a review of it on my

 
 
Dere

Happy day after St Patricks Day folks or as I like to call it Happy Why the hell was I in to work at 600am on a Monday Day

 
 
Operative20

I was so excited for the weekend, thinking Id be gaming a decent amount, but at 7PM on sunday evening I realized all I did was watch Netflix and eat take out :( Im at a standstill with my backlog now

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

It’s not exactly Ireland, but I figured Galar would have something close to Patrick’s The girls are celebrating by drinking…Shamrock Shakes! Perfectly Shield certainly seems to be in the spirit of