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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

RiffRaff

Have a great day all!

 
 
Whispering Willow

Catching up on Nier raid stuff for Had to look up something that emerged from another Yoko Taro Uh Lali-oh

 
 
Floppablecat

Yay cute new bracelet!

 
 
Jetfandam

I wish you all a good start into the new Take your time to get Preparation is

 
 
NeoTurbo

Finally got the new harddrives for me and my roommates PS4s today! Spent the end of the day setting them up and queueing up a bunch of stuff to download before

 
 
Parismio

Saying I shrieked scrolling to this is an

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick

Got my first pair of Vans this week, I love

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Today was a good day, finally got to play Versailles It was only after I started playing that I realized how stupid I am to play a political board game against my gf who literally got her degree in political Im a Had fun

 
 
Riley1sSpook

Not a shitpost, just a fun fact: The BlazBlue soundtracks are on Spotify now for anyone

 
 
Exber

From left to right: Top Oscars Best Picture Never Rarely Sometimes Always is still my favorite from 2020 overall but Promising Young Woman is a must

 
 
medicamecanica

*Me starting Raidou for the first time* oh shit, its an action game??

 
 
Riley1sSpook

You dont seem to Earth isnt yours to

 
 
taterchimp

Man Final Fantasy 6 is really, really Forgot how much is packed in there, and would love to see it remade with the same quality as 7 - really just fleshing out all of the horrific scenarios that feel rushed in the early

 
 
ctg867

Sonys shutting down patch servers too, Includes both physical and digital For disc copies of games that launched buggy, this is gonna be terrible for preservation (link below)

 
 
Neronium

Apparently according to some PS3 Updates are no longer downloading, just abruptly and without So I hope youve updated your newly purchased PS3 games if you Man the Jim Ryan era of Sony is gonna be filled with this aint it?

 
 
Frostyflakes

This remains my single favorite video game purchase to

 
 
Silver the 3rd

I am thinking about taking out student loans and dropping full time work so Ill actually get my degree instead of meandering anyone who has done this have any advice about who to go to and who to avoid?

 
 
Damien Quicksilver

Apparently, both Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Jean-Michel Jarre released new So that’s Unrelated, but Kevin if you see this thanks for recommending Clap Hanz I just played it and it’s

 
 
Morty

Package??

 
 
Flanx

When all this nonsense is done I definitely wanna visit some of yall in the FLESH

 
 
Alphadeus

Sentenced to Mist (TEST Intro): Thanks to the stimulus, Ive come across a sweet collection of new Im learning them now, and I created this intro in the Please let me know what you

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Binding of Isaac Repentance is a truly wonderful Anyone that enjoyed Isaac in the past, but wasnt sure about getting it because Afterbirth+ wasnt incredible, dont It surpasses

 
 
taterchimp

Used to have a ramen place that had whiz tots - 5 spice tots with miso cheese I made some miso cheese sauce on my own and hot damn its Did it with broccoli instead

 
 
indigit4l

This song is a SZA so !

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Local deli (at least I think it counts as a deli) started selling some more exotic foods a few months I can see why people love Empanadas

 
 
ChronoLynxx

Whats a funny embarrassing moment youve had recently? This morning, I woke up and really needed to The gf was in there so I texted her saying I have to poop in hopes shed Turns out I texted that to the group chat with the

 
 
PatBateman17

Thrilled to see ‘Another Round’ win a BAFTA for “Best Film Not in the English Language”!

 
 
Flegma

Past the halfway point in Hey Pikmin now; after Im done with that game, Ill finally try Ultra Smash and amiibo Looking forward to experiencing

 
 
Chris Moyse

Hope y’all having a restful weekend, folks x

 
 
dmanatunga

Watched Sound of Metal on Really enjoyed it, even though you can guess the story It is basically a showcase for how good Riz Ahmed is at

 
 
Just Aaron

Can anyone recommend me a good printer? Every business keeps pressuring me into going paperless so I think I`ll put that Covid check to good I just need it for printing out electric bills, phone bills, bank statements, Stuff like

 
 
Slimybear245

Has anybody here watched the ainme show Full Metal Alchmeist, if so what did you think of it? Never seen it before or know much of it but heard somebody praise it a lot as a good ainme for those not really into ainme or only really start to get into ainme

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
Ricky Namara

I was one of those weirdo (Art by: Simon the Gamer)

 
 
Vadicta

Sidescrollapalooza game #5 dusted! HALLOWEEN Its a fun and cute NES Has plenty of unlockable characters to check out and a secret Its very cool, and if you bought that racial equality bundle, then you already own it!

 
 
RiffRaff

Holy difficulty spike, Like a Dragon! Loving chapter 12 and the boss fight, but Im getting my ass handed to Guess thats why the grinding area opened up right Guess Ill try to grind to lvl 40 and try Pic

 
 
Neronium

Apparently I missed when Muramasa Rebirth on Vita jumped to ludicrous Might sell mine since I am content with the base

 
 
Eggs&BrewsterJr

Me : Time to play an old fashioned ghost story with Scooby and the 1 :

 
 
Mike Sounders

Hey Namco, since Macross isnt in license hell anymore, wanna maybe look into getting the Another Century Episode games that Fromsoft made for you remastered+rereleased to a wider audience? Pretty please?

 
 
Flegma

Eurogamer reports on rumors that Sonic Colours might be getting Well

 
 
Damien Quicksilver

So I wanna say one thing about Pac-Man I am super grateful you can change the controls!

 
 
Ricky Namara

To apologize for my previous post and since I am still on a furry kick, how about a frontal view of the Angel Island Approach sequence from Sonic 3? (artist unknown, please help identify if you know)

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Six levels in and Nightmare Creatures is exactly the sort of terrible janky game I was in the mood Its bad, but in a sort of good

 
 
Kerrik52

After talking about prog rock, my dad got me to listen to this album Ive never heard of Turns out that Bulgarian rock operas are pretty

 
 
Gamingnerd

Video games are for children after all so I see nothing wrong with this, (video in comments)

 
 
medicamecanica

When I was like 11 my dad bought me xbox live so I could do the million dollar advent rising I probably played that game 15 or 20 I deserve to be a

 
 
AtomicBanana

Took a quick break from Control to power through Tales From the Borderlands It wasnt as long a game as I was expecting but I found it very Pity that this format of game oversaturated itself in the market, Id have played a

 
 
TheLimoMaker

My Siege crew told me to post this, I can only apologise

 
 
Czar Kazem

I only ever really played Pokemon, Fire Emblem, and some Advance Wars on my GBA back in the day, and I wanna try the good shit I missed since I got my 3DS set up for Any recommendations? I do have the Ambassador