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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

MeeGhoulz

So, Im playing Master Quest mode for the first time on the Link(le) gimme John Woo vibes with dual bow guns! But what a silly name, Link as a name has no gender!

 
 
 Deadgar64

So, these wont be done in time for Christmas, BUT, theyre going to be rad Lookin good with a base coat

 
 
Seymour

Go and do a heckin hydrate today!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

The countdown 10 days till #Cursedmas

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Every time I look up this game I can’t make heads or tails of what I’m looking I just bought it from Amazon though because I’ve had now two heavy duty gamers tell me it’s their favourite game of all Can I get some opinions on this game?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Finished Psycho-Pass 3 with vxxy Still lovely to the end, but the finale didnt feel like a conclusion at More like a midway point of a larger Hopefully we dont have to wait too long before the eventual Psycho-Pass

 
 
ScionVyse

With my next main video taking WAY longer than I wanted, I decided to put out another smaller review- this time on Superliminal, a puzzle game based around perspective and Check it out if you want! Sunday bump!

 
 
Flegma

Finished the normal mode (50 levels?) of Bubble Bobble 4 Took a brief look at the hard And for some reason the original arcade Bubble Bobble doesnt track high scores between BB4F restarts?

 
 
hlarge4

If you could give me one 2019 game that is an absolute must play by years end, what would it be and why? (Besides sekiro)

 
 
mullon

I finished Wolfenstein: The Old Blood and I was once again disappointed that a Wolfenstein game didnt take place entirely in castle

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Christos Chatzisavvas

Ah, here I am, actively a part of the community at last and not just a reader anymore! Some account problems excluded (*cough* Disqus *cough*), everythings smooth as Glad I had some spare time to write my first blog, too!

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Just rewatched Star Wars Episode IV for the first time in a long while and all those Special Edition things just make it seem more 70/80s This is the one where Han and Greedo shoot at the same Is the newer release the MacKlunky one?

 
 
Dennis Carden

My weekend was spent carrying heavy shit up and down staircases in 35-40 degree (celsius) Current status:

 
 
Electric Reaper

So apparently, neither Amazon Prime video nor Lawsuitimation Now can be bothered to put expiration dates on their video series, unlike

 
 
Mike Sounders

After 100+ hours, finally finished SD Gundam for review x_x I may or may not be a little broken I never want to power through a SRPG for review Have a compilation of every character in game screaming Trans-Am and a couple other

 
 
Soulbow

So had secret santa tonight and we got the gift in the Its lewd, its vulgar, it was made by the lady who gave #Cursedmas #NSFW

 
 
taterchimp

Speaking of things Epic Game Store has, is there any not totally pain in the ass way to move a game to a different drive?

 
 
drmcscott

Disco Elysium reminds me of the first time I played Planescape to you by high praise and damn, thats some game of the year

 
 
Seymour

Mom was over and so we decided to snap an “apartment family” Was it staged? Do I regret it? Hecking no!

 
 
Vincentdante

The Pokemon Company is engaged in some despicable levels of corporate coercion Makes me glad I didnt buy into the latest game

 
 
Parismio

Look everybody, 00:13 its Frisk Undertale!

 
 
triggerpigking

Another little oc experiment today

 
 
whybmonotacrab

Seriously fuck this Its too fucking hot and humid and the bushfires are causing it to be ultrasmokey Like I can barely see across the

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Im calling Opus I knocked out all of the main puzzles and a handful of the Journal I even played a bunch of Sigmars The limited-space puzzles are a bridge too far My overall thoughts on OM are in the

 
 
Soulbow

Ok Torchlight 2, youre officially too I appreciate it and all but good god Im level 50 and just leaving act

 
 
RenaudB90

Been sick since Tuesday night and running a fever since I apparantly spent 8 hours playing Division 1 today but fuck me if I remember anything about

 
 
Frostyflakes

Got invited to decorate cookies today and I tried to do Hokusais It was fun but man working with icing is

 
 
RocketKnight

Im not sure if this will work, but Ive been casually making some songs on Beepbox and figured Id share them here in the comments (if I can use a Drive They get better as they go on, and the named ones may have been made under the

 
 
Rad Padoru God

Okay I appreciate the free games and all, but we SERIOUSLY need a locate game folder feature, because I aint re-downloading nearly 200 GB of games that I already have installed on a secondary hard Almost every launcher has this

 
 
jizzwaash

It’s been a long time since I visited Metroid Prime on my Its such a wonderful game that really deserves a HD Some day

 
 
PhilKenSebben

On the fourteenth day of #Cursedmas my true love gave to

 
 
Startyde

Backlog update: nearly 8 years later, started playing Diablo III for PS3, the console port that arguably fixed the game by forgoing the awful auction Very impressed by how well the game aged, as well as how beautiful it still looks on a

 
 
maycausecancer

I completely lost my remote for my I wouldn’t mind so much if the TV itself had the ability to get to the options menu but all it has is a power, volume and input Now I have to buy some 3rd party I looked everywhere for it :(

 
 
JohnSmith123

For those with VR headsets, give Beat Saber a shot lately? Aside from uh Green Day, they added a new 360 and 90 degree levels! Feels like a whole new game with that Theyre super fun and add a whole new dynamic to Beat Link

 
 
indigit4l

Toys! Three PC builds for a father and his two I think they all play VR Mom brought me the parts and I am going to assemble them all part by part at the same

 
 
Dreggsao

Tip: Sell your Team Fortress 2 inventory now that the game is slowly I made 15€ and have 5€ of stuff yet to

 
 
NeoTurbo

I just realized today that I think Im in the middle of 2 of my friends growing apart from each One got upset earlier that he wasnt invited to a dnd session Im going to today, when he put alot of thought into and invited them last

 
 
hlarge4

Yall know my stance on From I wasnt for a moment expecting Sekiro to win because of this desire to tie narrative to Overjoyed to see a gameplay first title come out on Guardian Ape was the best boss fight of the year

 
 
GoofierBrute

Normally for #Cursedmas, I post Big Chungus in the comment section, but what I found today is so cursed, so vile, that I have to post Big Chungus here just to calm your But let me tell you: you arent

 
 
TheIntern

#Cursedmas

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Ive found Mikes alt

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas

 
 
jobejoe

top RPGs of the 2010s is a bit strange and I definitely includes non-RPG games, but its great to look at the variety over the past 10 Heres the link