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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

TheLimoMaker

When your Square Enix ID is unrecoverable and so your 100 hour Final Fantasy 14 save is untouchable and your Final Fantasy 14 digital PS4 copy is now

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Heads up, guys: The codes for the Mario pins will be available tomorrow! Im guessing itll work like the Xenoblade Chronicles phone ring in that you redeem the code in the Nintendo

 
 
Shoggoth2588

In the original Super Mario Sunshine you can unlock a pair of Sunglasses to tone down the bloom that unlocked sooner in the All-Stars version or is it still something you need to find? I usually turn bloom off before starting a

 
 
JuIc3

I’ve never really played Sunshine before, and you know what? It’s pretty freaking

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The Mushroom Kingdom has never been in safer

 
 
Adzuken

Depending on how you interpret my choice for #sadsongsunday, it could actually be an uplifting song about letting go of your That, or it could be about all your problems being so bad that the only solution is to burn it all down and start

 
 
Xeo

So uh, Death fans of If you didnt know, Nitelight did an entire remixed album turning Deaths masterpiece Symbolic into a synthwave Thats right, Death, as in the death metal band, but Let that sink in and

 
 
Xeo

A recent discussion elsewhere sparked the question Upbeat songs with dark and my first answer from my personal catalogue was Dont Say A Word by Sonata And it got me entire Caleb Saga from them was fucking

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

I just started playing Mario Galaxy for the first time, and I was not prepared for how rad it

 
 
taterchimp

Changing my Im good with this

 
 
PatBateman17

Going in on Hades almost completely blind to every part of it has been really Organically discovering stuff and basically being surprised by legit Also almost hitting double digit hours in two days 😂

 
 
Electric Reaper

I am not sure about this new season of Red vs

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

The rotation of the Earth really makes my

 
 
Fuzunga

Well, I guess my copy of Super Mario 3D All-Stars is lost and gone Supposedly it was delivered in the afternoon but I never got

 
 
Occams

Finally got this arcade It’s been on my list for a long Can’t wait to hang it with the

 
 
Rasori

You ever think about how were all in different parts of the world, and yet we can communicate with each other like were in the same room? The future is pretty cool

 
 
siddartha85

51 stars The people who talked up Mario 64 for decades look like sadistic assholes right now, but I cant stop playing Did people actually play this with a worse controller?

 
 
JuIc3

He gets

 
 
LastKingofHearts

New God of War got Heres a painting I did of Kratos from awhile Instagram @upinsmokeproductions

 
 
NeoTurbo

So I totally forgot I bought the Megaman Zero/ZX collection and HOLY The first proper boss of Megaman Zero 1 is crazy hard!! And its timed! Any tips? So far Im just trying to jump over him and attack with the charged

 
 
The InFamous TMF

I LOVE Soul Calibur! Just found a Mint looking copy of Soul Blade Now all Im missing are the system specific copies of SC II & IV

 
 
MeanderBot

YEAH DUDE

 
 
Electric Reaper

Today is Bowsettes 2nd

 
 
Lex

So I was visiting amazon to look for some varnish to seal some didnt expect to find bras and pvc body suits on the first few rows but that was okay I guess? The full nudity, definitly nsfw, image for orgy-sheets was a surprise

 
 
maycausecancer

I drove for the first time in 5 months since I got 2 herniated discs in my Feeling pretty I need to lay

 
 
Exber

Watched The Devil All the A modern pulp fiction? I cant quite recommend this one for its tone and However, some of the performances, especially that of Robert Pattinson deserve

 
 
indigit4l

Go Stars!!!

 
 
Lawman

all finally makes sense now!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Thats some good

 
 
absolutfreak

Well that was Had a gift card from gamestop, so figured Id use it to get some e-shop credit for Mario 3D All They ended up having a copy!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Had a field trip Been about 7 hours of work and still gotta keep chewing Tired but looking forward to gorging myself on food

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Boxman214

Im Naked Nakey Nugg for

 
 
ChronoLynxx

FIGHT NIGHT! Loving this free fight card Its oddly better stacked then next weeks

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Uh, I live in I think you might want to turn the truck around?

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Paul Atreides: What is in this video? Gaius Mohiam:

 
 
CJ Andriessen

Ive given it as many shots as I can give it, but no matter how much I play it, Im just not having fun with Fall

 
 
medicamecanica

When youre so unimpressed with the new game you make it your

 
 
NinjaSpeed

Following the reveal of Monster Hunter Rise and Stories 2, would you guys like to see more third party IP receive new entries exclusively on the Switch like Sonic, Resident Evil, Kingdom Hearts, (who have done so on previous Nintendo systems)?

 
 
Vincentdante

So the Phantasy Star Online guys finally got their game right? So I was thinking, how about Dragon Quest X Square?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Also, I wont receive my copy of Mario 3D All-Stars until Tuesday, but for those that do have it: Did you play all the games before? If youve tried any of the games for the first time, how do you feel about them?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Im no artist, but making some reference drawings for a few of my characters recently was still a fun exercice! Heres Mélodie from the Owlboy Review, which Im excited to jump back to after my current Writings fun!

 
 
Osc

Have a chill weekend with this super smooth The type of song I can drive and enjoy life #musictoid | Snakehips, Jess Glynne, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Davido, Frizzo - Lie for You (Remix)

 
 
TurboKill

Are there solid details yet on PS5 SSD storage in regards to physical games and installation? I couldve sworn Sony stated that they would release more info about what drives would be compatible TB is nowhere near

 
 
NeoTurbo

Life with my

 
 
ctg867

This upcoming console launch got me thinking about past systems Ive owned, and cause Im OCD I made a Included when I got them and what I got them with/why I got What was the first system + game you all got?

 
 
Yue chan

We are about to have some amazing BBQ 😩👌

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Speaking of cool

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Zoinks Scoob, you gotta Hail Paimon or hell, like, murder your