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Good Things In Bad Games - Borderlands

The best part about the internet is that I have always found it to be a place that people can freely express their opinions and engage in conversation with others quickly and civilly. We can all thank Al Gore for this unique ability, f...

 
 
 
 

What I'd Like to See In Silent Hill

Ah, Silent Hill, it's a series that at once calls to my heart and pushes me away. My personal experience with the series is very limited, having only played through Silent Hill 2 a couple times and that was quite a ways after release. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

'Souls: "Guts Mode" in Dark Souls II

It’s my “Month of ‘Souls” and I’ve nearly finished my playthrough of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin; the current-gen remaster of From Software’s sequel, with altered enemy and item placemen...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Final Thoughts on Resident Evil:Revelations 2

~Prologue~I was listening to an interview with comic book writer Scott Snyder, currently helming Batman, better known for putting an emphasis on horror into his stories— underline horror with a big fat red pen! The interesti...

 
 
 
 

You Don't Want a New Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

Well, it looks like The Birdman hasn’t retired his digital skateboard quite yet. Recently, the gaming world was abuzz with rumors and speculations regarding the kind of, sort ofconfirmed Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5, chomping a...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nintendoid FNF 05/01 - Slinking in the shadows

There were big shake ups this past week. I finally became G ranked, slayed some elder dragons for their parts like a turbocharged Native American, and made a really cool pair of knives that do both ice damage and explode. What? Th...

 
 
 
 

My 5 Favorite Games Within Games

Mini games within video games can be the small portion of a game that can make or break the games success. Many of the most popular games of all time have games within them in which you can boost your score or even be awarded an extra ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Shit Box: A Shitty State of Affairs

Greetings all, it's been a while since I've done one of these. I've been meaning to let things settle with the redesign process, and wasn't intending to make an entry for another week. This isn't an angry summary like usual, I'm just h...

 
 
 
 

Cblog recap of 04/29/15 and PSEUDO-QALAMARI-ISMS

http://i763.photobucket.com/albums/xx276/l6t4g1/striderisms.jpg Last week, in addition to letting Riobux take a day from me, Destructoid went through a massive visual overhaul with the expected hanky-jank bugs and glitches. Stuff like ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

I (inadvertently) stole one of my favorite games

I spent most of the PlayStation 1 era obsessed with Japanese role-playing games. I blame Final Fantasy VII, mostly, since it was the first game I ever bought with my own money, causing it to become the standard by which all other games...

 
 
 
 

Happy thoughts! Happy thoughts!

DLC gouging? Studio closings? Needless controversy? Community quarrels? Suicides (seriously, RIP)?! Also, no Kanji?!  Can you believe it? Video games aren't always happy. As great as they can be, the industry surro...

 
 
 
 

How to not treat your employees

I was done blogging until today. Everytime I even thought about blogging, I got a painful reality check injection, telling me I should work on my thesis instead, you know, the thing that probably will define my future? Yeah, up until n...

 
 
 
 

Weekly Top 5: Mario Games (Platforming)

It's been a couple weeks since I've actually posted one of my weekly top 5 blogs. I do sincerely apologize. It was the first time since I started doing them that I didn't post one, which began last summer. I had a pretty good streak go...

 
 
 
 

WHAT'S KONAMI'S FUTURE? An UnPro Speculation

  I wasn't planning to do a vlog of this, but I had a few thoughts not mentioned elsewhere....Plus one of my lights went out. GO TOWARDS MY CHANNEL TO SEE THE LIGHT! Or at least some happier videos.https://www.youtube.com/user/jo...

 
 
 
 

WHERE IS GRADIUS?!?!?!

I know I know that is the killer question that everyone has been debating over! Especially with all this CRAZY news going on with Konami. But this is the biggest and most important issue that you all should be concerned with ;) I do n...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblog of 4/25/15 - Yes, just the one.

http://i.imgur.com/EQvAXeu.jpghttp://www.destructoid.com//ul/user/2/25438-291011-363jpg-620x.jpg Well, maybe it's because we're in the middle of transition, but yesterday's blog count was very small. I mean, the only one who posted a b...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Mike Sounders

ohmygodohmyhgodohmygodohmygodohmygod

 
 
Cloudman Sam

N I N T E N D O V I T A

 
 
LastKingofHearts

cat maybe a insta @upinsmokeproductions

 
 
bong264

The orktober project is near Not gonna lie im kinda proud of Here is another sneak peak :P

 
 
Chris Hovermale

With the help of my coworkers at lunch, Ive recently discovered the joy of deckbuilding As it turns out, I like a lot about deckbuilding Ive only played a few games of Legendary why am I already so hyperfixated on looking into deckbuilding

 
 
triggerpigking

Only a quick drawing today , Ive had some bad stuff on today so didnt have much time for drawing, hope you all enjoy though!

 
 
Shibboletho

Eastshade is really wonderful so In the first hour, my quests were to teach a child to paint, help a man get his head unstuck from a jar, and make a Id be more than happy to continue seeing nonviolent games in the mainstream like

 
 
Electric Reaper

Dang, Indivisible sure has some really cute idle animations for the player

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Streaming some Feel free to join me if so Image

 
 
RenaudB90

I still cant believe those fuckwits at Bethesda think they can get away with charging more than I pay monthly for GamePass Ultimate for a membershit to their barren, busted, boring shitshow of a mess masquerading as a Fallout

 
 
MeanderBot

#WesLikesVampireBunnyGirlsWednesday

 
 
Parismio

Adventure time is getting new one-hour, 4 episode special on hbo max! Why isnt it on CN? Who knows! Im really excited for I gotta look up whos on the team working on

 
 
Goemar

Been and got the T-shirt to prove

 
 
maycausecancer

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Looks like Bowsers at it again! Join me for the first online session of Super Mario World as we save Princess

 
 
kevlarmonkey
 
 
house4lyfe

The wait is Time to go back to school!

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Im considering switching my use of the expression low-key to mid-key to up the ante a

 
 
TriSCAREapops

Pretty rad to see a Fallout style game that is not hamstrung by Outer Worlds looks

 
 
TurboJasper

Bethesda gone lost their damn Why the hell would it seem to reasonable to charge people $100 to play Fallout 76, alone? You do that The fuck is that hundo getting you? Just give a New Vegas remaster so I can be forever done with

 
 
Xeo

At the dawn of a quiet day,I strolled from the woods, returned to the And with a restful mind I roamed The dreary shores, the darkling Greeting all the days that Taking life as it

 
 
Flanx

Dang, Im hearing so much good shit about The Outer Worlds? Guess thatll be my birthday present to myself!

 
 
ScionVyse

Today must be a great day for Not only is The Outer Worlds a critical hit, but we all wake up today with a nice, good ol helping of Fuck Clearly a good

 
 
Jetfandam

Why does it seem to me that all my current multiplayer games which I like to play have really shitty progression systems? In Rainbow Six Siege and in Street Fighter V you get so little renown/fight Its ridiculous!

 
 
Kerrik52

RE7 I loved it! Its like a game made by joining RE1 with the Revelation games to great In particular, it did the thing I wanted out of a follow-up to Revelations 2, which really sold me on Now, onto the DLC!

 
 
dephoenix

You guys remember Starlink?

 
 
Mike Sounders

Today in a nutshell

 
 
Boxman214

When youre anxious about something, how do you decide if you should power through the anxiety, or if you should walk away because it isnt worth it?

 
 
Perro

Hey guess what I was born today but a long time ago

 
 
GoofierBrute

Hey guys, so remember earlier when I asked for cash earlier last week to help with funeral expenses? Well, my sister set up a GoFundMe to help Link is in the (Morning bump)

 
 
Torguebow

Current status:

 
 
Electric Reaper

Humble has the Humble Idea Factory Bundle going on right Its a mixed Some of them are pretty good or more famous, while others are rather

 
 
dephoenix

I know Nintendo is trying to get people to play this POS and thats why this is happening, but it annoys me that Mario Kart Tour gets skins for characters instead of the actual Mario Kart Like, Id buy more Mario Kart 8 DLC Just make

 
 
Haklen57

I really would like to just use a keyboard for this game in particular

 
 
Boxman214

The only way to stop a bad guy with a Charmander is a good guy with a

 
 
indigit4l

Cold open from Stephen Colbert last I usually skip them, but this one is pretty relevant and chuckle

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Alright, my gf and I got into a heated debate last In Baba is you, what is Baba? I say Baba is a rabbit, but she thinks Baba is a Back me up here Dtoid! Sheep people have no need to

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Well, since hes

 
 
Linkman Touchdown

1 month membership - USD 12 months membership - USD NEVER go full Bethesda (Im not kidding, its in their official page)

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I didnt know River City Girls would have vocal I like it!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Can confirm, WWE2K20 is

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Mike says the plot of Death Stranding Please spoil it for me: I still dont know what the genre of the game is, I feel completely un-informed and Ive been keeping up with trailers and I want to know what it is before I blow it

 
 
Mike Sounders

Hey folks, major Kojima Productions is saying Death Strandings plot has leaked Goes without saying, please do not spoil it here, and please be wary of where you go if you want to avoid

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Finished Ori last Very enjoyable but Ill be damned if I didnt say it was also incredibly I felt like 60% of my deaths were due to sloppy controls or not seeing something through all the glowy blur Still, worth playing!!!

 
 
dephoenix

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
 
Kerrik52

RE7 update for Limo: I got the Snake key and found the second boss Trying to use up the last of the burner fuel on normal enemies was a bad The game seems to use the same structure as RE1, only a lot more focused and

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Death Stranding Metacritic prediction: Probably between Not saying I put massive stock in Metacritic just I can see critics disliking it for a myriad of reasons, specifically the exploration which look similar to BotW