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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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UniqueProducers

Unique Producers Service established in 1972, is South Floridas largest full-service rental house providing state of the art lighting, grip, and electrical Our focus is on motion pictures, TV series,

 
 
taterchimp

Starting up a mediterranian Any suggestions on recipes?

 
 
Patrick Hancock

Monster Hunters -- when you switch to a new weapon, where do you go to begin training? Low rank Anjanath? Ive only played HH for so long, not sure where to begin for playing something

 
 
Bass

Im playing waaaay too many card games One would think Id become good at some of them, but it turns Not

 
 
homeoftheblues

So my wife and I were talking about She says what if you have a plopper and it splashes her face? I fucking laughed so

 
 
Double Monocles

I have a lot of studying to do tonight, in need of some relaxing background Any suggestions? Currently listening to Phendrana Drifts from Metroid: Prime and the Soundtrack to

 
 
travolta

come to my house for hugs and snacks please

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

That feeling when you buy some new piece of tech, and youre all eager to play with it, but then you realize you have to buy something else to make it

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Balloon poppers of Destructoid! I challenge you!

 
 
Spiders For Sale

Kingdom Come: Deliver Ants in which you deliver ants to an alchemist in medieval With the ants urine he then concocts a powerful potion that will make you really

 
 
ooktar

Its #ThiccThursday but after my hiccup from last week Ill be keeping all the pics in the comments as requested by the That said today is a Gif edition as

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

An angry sprinter has to make a mad

 
 
Flanx

Facebook is great Heres an image of 16 year old I thought I was cool, can you believe Pretty sure I am wearing fake designer jeans Bought them in a market for I like to think nobody They probably

 
 
kevlarmonkey

You guys ever get deja vu?

 
 
kevlarmonkey

You guys ever get deja vu?

 
 
Electric Reaper

My nieces watched the Emoji movie on my smart Their taste in movies is

 
 
JuIc3

Thank the lord for Google wrote up a fun blog to share with you evidently Dtoid thinks Im a HERESY TO THE MAXIMUM!!!

 
 
RiffRaff

I usually dont get political on here, but since that orange shitgibbon is bucking the blame on Fuck Trump, fuck anyone who still supports him, and fuck the empathy-less whores lining their pockets with the blood of

 
 
Hypno

Can’t believe Yosemite Sam showed up on the

 
 
Heat

Now that the robots can open doors and going upstairs, its time for us to know whats going on on head? circuits?

 
 
taterchimp

Anyone interested in watching me stream games? I made a poll of some of the options at Afternoon Sounds like I may be jerkin it

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Holy shit, tiny Norway with million people is crushing everybody else in the winter Olympics

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

#thiccthursday how many of you like to eat out at Wendys?

 
 
Double Monocles

If all video game characters motivations were replaced with a Klondike bar, whos gone the farthest to get one?

 
 
Rad Party God

As if I didnt already have a shitty month at home, THEN comes this asshole Loves to talk nonstop about how shitty his life is and always tries to haggle Seriously, this guy is a complete jerk and Id LOVE to punch him in the

 
 
Raiku Destructoids Champion

So Im considering cheating on the DMV written What is the best way? I say write the stuff Im having trouble with on my hand but it might sweat

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Only 1 day left, gonna have to watch it after work!

 
 
Agent9

After a long arduous series of unsync runs I finally have all the Horses, and with it Never thought I would ever have a chance at

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

New Carpenter Brut music? Dont mind if I

 
 
zatoseyes

#thiccthursday

 
 
Zer0t0nin

starts out slow, but boy do I love this

 
 
Dwavenhobble

Forgot to post this last This was the January Monthly Murderer that they gave people

 
 
Greenhornet214

Do you think before games, movies, or photographs, people blamed baroque music for violence?

 
 
elric6

I dont usually do the Thursday thing because Friday is the best day, but this is okay every now and

 
 
Parismio

Please tell me this is real cause I can feel my blood boiling the longer i look at

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

and then Trump scapegoats video games because of course he fucking

 
 
travolta

Wow what a confidence booster it is when someone watching my stream says ‘finally found a stream worth I don’t know, that just made me feel so damn I’m up to 30 followers now! I have 20 to go!

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

I was set to write something about the KY governors scapegoating of video games for the FL school shooting, then I saw that CNN Town Hall with the survivors roasting Marco Rubio and decided Nah, they got this and theyre going for the real

 
 
ScionVyse

#theymightbethursday Gilgamesh really was the heart of the

 
 
Greenhornet214

Ever wonder what happened to Brendan Fraser? A lot, it turns Give it a read:

 
 
Seymour

Its hard waiting for #ArbitraryMetalTuesday to post this! Finally going through my Spotify backlog and decided to start with a bunch of Devin Townsend albums Dennis (Nekro) recommended to This ones my favorite so far!

 
 
Dr Mel

New job update: I work with nice people, the hours are good, and the work is I was good at my old job and didnt actually hate it, but it was a deadend of

 
 
Seymour

For those interested, Bombshell is 90% off on GOG at the 4 bucks for what might be a pretty alright I remember being hyped for fem-Nukem, but critics not taking to it Who knows, though!

 
 
IloveMGS

Here’s how to make an accurate model of The End’s Mosin Nagant in MGS

 
 
Jetfandam

Thicc Thursday #NSFW

 
 
On Air Fish

Twitter handle dump! Post yours in the comments!

 
 
Flegma

My first go in Laser Squad (1988) left all my squad dead after two I dont think Ill be reviewing this one either, just giving it a quick

 
 
Greenhornet214

Thanks for the advice and kind words, I went ahead and set up an appointment with my

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I write good haiku My haiku are best haiku I do good haiku