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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

Seymour

File this under “I completely forgot I ordered

 
 
Retrofraction

This was unexpected

 
 
Neronium

Never thought Id use the Xbox Ones HDMI input for satellite stuff, but low and behold I actually have a perfect use for it with the Open Source Scan Converter to upscale everything to 1080p and stabilize it with any capture More in

 
 
Flegma

Feels

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently Those between bracket I am going to review when completed: - - -Legend of Zelda: BotW (Switch) -SteamWorld Dig 2 (Switch) -Dishonored 2 (PS4)

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

This song has a weird way of making me feel super vulnerable and It’s something I’ve been returning to for years, and I don’t quite know why, but it’s still really important to me for some

 
 
Fuzunga

Well, it finally I couldnt update a game because my PS4 had insufficient Its a 2TB drive! Game are way too big now,

 
 
streetmagik3

So I double dipped on Transistor a few months ago for the Switch I have played most (probably 3/4 of the game) on the PS4, but when I heard it was coming to the Switch, I thought hell I finally tried the Switch version, and its perfect!

 
 
TysonOfTime

After a small hiatis due to just hecticness followed by sickness, Ring Fit Adventure is finally complete! the main story at Feeling healthier than I have in a long time, not gonna stop now!

 
 
bong264

Im working on something ;)

 
 
Neronium

My friend made a Dead by Daylight video that made me remember: when my friend gets drunk it gets

 
 
mullon

Having now played through Oxenfree three times in a row I suspect theres one last secret in there that the internet still hasnt discovered yet, a secret ending or

 
 
Mike Sounders

100 down, 900 to

 
 
Nior

Not gonna take four months between blogs this time! Time to relive C&C Generals in all of its 2003 glory! TL;DR: It was fun back then, and its still fun in stop: Tiberian Wars

 
 
Shut Up Ace

Stream was fun and a success! Thanks to all who came out tonite!

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

Hello DTOID! i spent another quality couple of months on the middle of nowhere, but this time i took my And while i dont have internet over there, i could game on And yknow? i still cant like Hollow but i think i got it

 
 
triggerpigking

sketched Nero today, pretty tired, think moving house has caught up with me

 
 
LoneMak

Happy weekend hunting folks!

 
 
PatBateman17

So legit on PS4 my Siege data is Like the game starts up, hits the splash screen then boots me out with an error Tried to reinstall a few times, no Google no Anyone know? 🤷🏻‍♂️

 
 
Yrahcaz But Snowy

Hoo boy, those Japanese-only-until-yesterday Kunio games are At least for Took me like 11 tries just to get past the first stage in Nekketsu Koha

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Selfietoid# miss u kiss u

 
 
TheIntern

Im so sick of playing Binding of Isaac but I cant seem to stop playing Binding of Isaac I am Bound to I am Bound to I am Bound to I am To I Bound to I am bound to I am bound to I am bound to is

 
 
Seymour

Thats a lot of

 
 
RocketKnight

Ive only mentioned it in passing, but my friend and I run a stupid weekly podcast and I figured Id post it Check it out if you have thirty minutes and hate

 
 
hlarge4

Im conflicted between Astral Chain, Dragon Quest XI S, Fire Emblem: Three Houses and TLoZ: Links Im leaning towards Fire Emblem, but those battle visuals are so Any input?

 
 
Shut Up Ace

202 levels until the Amaro Mount! Lets Go! FFXIV Stream

 
 
Boxman214
 
 
MOLESDONMARIO

@MOLESDONMARIO

 
 
Forsaken Knight

Im replaying Metroid: Other M and just got to the Ridley I never had a problem with Other M, but Im finding it hard to keep going back to play Guess thats a good indicator that its just to

 
 
Steel Squirrel

If any of you like Dragon Quest at all, I highly recommend watching Dragon Quest Your Story on Just watched it with my son, and it was waaaaaaaaay better than I was Watch it with your kids, watch it alone, just watch it!

 
 
TysonOfTime

Oh phewwwww, FFVII is still going to be at Pax Got nervous there for a

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
homeoftheblues

What the fuck are you looking at?

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

I didnt need another version of Bayonetta, but I never did play Vanquish and never had a physical version of the Bayonetta, so finding out the launch edition has a gorgeous steel case eases my half-repeat

 
 
homeoftheblues

I heard this band really

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Fuck yeah, I win at Ori!

 
 
D-Volt

Cant wait to dig into Katana Megaman Zero/ZX Legacy Collection out on the 25th? Well I gotta Mystery Dungeon 2 weeks later? I mean Pokemon is a Eternal and Animal Crossing 2 weeks after that? Well you know-

 
 
absolutfreak

Newest addition to the Converted a chimera into a trukk to be used by my This army is coming along

 
 
Michformer

Someone by the name of Arne has been whipping up tribute art for Shogo: Mobile Armor Division Thrilled that I ain’t the only one who fondly recalls this happy marriage of anime and

 
 
Rad Party God

I havent played much lately and if Im in the mood to play something, I simply gravitate towards firing up Dolphin and play F-Zero GX for the umpteenth Im thinking about starting Xenoblade Chronicles, never played it before, any tips for a beginner?

 
 
Tricerapops

So I had to order this Cant wait, as I have only played a bit of PSA THO: Ive seen this being scalped for $80 Its still available for $40 on

 
 
MeanderBot

Heres another sampling of my recent art stuffs, in Mostly

 
 
On Air Fish

A manager at my job wants to buy her 9 year old grandson a Nintendo Hes not really a Best games to start the lad off with? Give me your opinion!

 
 
ScionVyse

Hey, Ive got a new video review out, this time on The Pedestrian! Have a look if you want to! Ill be posting this in the blogs section as well, so I probably wont be bumping this post at

 
 
RenaudB90

4 hours left until the weekend I wonder how much of that time I can spend on the

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

500 deaths in Stupid Ori and the Stupid Im probably close to the end, trying to escape the fire temple after freeing the fire Worst part is, when you die in this sequence, you have to do the whole damn thing

 
 
Nathan D

FRIDAY

 
 
Retrofraction

I have too much fun with these mini sized models

 
 
Flegma

If the main quest of an open-world RPG today had the sole purpose of the PC becoming enlightened in all virtues, would that be considered too constrained?