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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

Rico the Penguin

I dont know if its me listening to the advice of Kratos and actually trying to live in the moment or my finally voicing concerns I had in my personal But Im actually feeling pretty good God of War is I appreciate this game a

 
 
Kerrik52

It sure pays off to have a friend who runs his own Except for the part where you actually have to pay him for merchandise, but you know what I

 
 
CaptainDustTree

Ugh, these Muspelheim trials are getting me worked I just wish Atreus didn’t keep saying that quip before each attempt, and other petty grievances that are exacerbated by my

 
 
Flanx

Liking a comment from 3 months ago? Forgot to switch accounts,

 
 
Rad Party God

So My grandma passed away in her sleep last She was the last of my grandparents from both She was stern but kind-hearted and Im gonna miss her I think Im gonna take a few days off from the site, take care, everyone!

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Telltales Michonne is easily their weakest game Ive Its worth it for Michonne, but its a good thing its over so

 
 
Seymour

As dead-set as I am on making something out of my YT channel (I even still have vids ready), Im taking another day or two break from it for some self-care And, frankly, God of Lack of sleeps really been having a go at my mental

 
 
lokhe

Whats that game? The enemy is too high level and one-shots me through my shield? Well jokes on you game, Ive played Dark Souls ;)

 
 
Chris Moyse

Hope yall had a great weekend, friends

 
 
JcDent

Blocking out colors is the worst!

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Weird Do you feel more rested/rejuvenated or tired at the end of a good, long session of gaming?

 
 
Greenhornet214

I wrote a blog about the 2008 film, The Incredible Check it out:

 
 
MeeGhoulz

IM BACK! (NOT MORPHO, SORRY)

 
 
Osc

Played the newest update of the Halo Online PC Although my 8 year old PC was chugging more than usual, I still had Definitely reminded me of the old Halo Custom Edition games I But prettier and with internal voice chat!

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Ahh yes, Ornstein and We meet

 
 
Greenhornet214

Current status

 
 
Dwavenhobble

Well The Jimquisition this week is a For what little its worth heres my non re-mastered response I wrote in 2014 to

 
 
absolutfreak

You guys might not have heard of it, but theres a new game out for the PS4 called God of Its pretty good!

 
 
Serethyn

Sixty-nine platinums! Are you proud of me, QToid? :D

 
 
Alphadeus

My new Album Universe of Dreams has been released on Other stores to Album art by the talented InquisitiveRavenclaw ^^ Hope you Have a great

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

I love the way the Earth It really makes my

 
 
GetNekKid

Ended up getting way too into God of War over the weekend and finished the I loved the portrayal of certain characters and am very excited for the next Probably one of the best games Ive played in a really long

 
 
homeoftheblues

I am finally getting my tax refund Now we can finally fix our rusted out pole light outside and the flashing on the rear of the We can also finally get the ac in our van fixed Adulting!

 
 
Dango

Buying God of W4r would be economically irresponsible for me right I want to do it

 
 
arvilabgames

Hello pancakes! I want to make a selection of famous art works with different VR What games can Mona Lisa, David Michelangelo, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Van Gogh, dude from the picture The Scream by Munch and Venus by Botticelli plays?

 
 
Lex

Just wasted four hours waiting in the hospital for some x-rays and a everything seems fine so far, see you next time and a dont look so grumpy, you should smile

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Halfway through bingeing Made in Abyss while I recover from food Really good show, one of the better anime Ive seen in some The animation alone makes it worth

 
 
Electric Reaper

Pearson Education is a shitty Their software is shit and Their books are expensive and Their recommended assignments are shit and an absolute waste of I would love to see those fuckers go

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I didnt expect to binge anything tonight but Im really liking of the bears shown on train scenes reminds me of

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

FFXV is done (for Enjoyed it overall, but it has a lot of problems that are hard to ignore as you get closer to the They knocked the road trip feel out of park and the locales felt like they were inspired by strong location

 
 
Electric Reaper

3 different incarnations of Earth-chan for Earth Day!

 
 
Flegma

Latest game purchase: Battle of the Bands (THQ, 2008) on Wii for 4€ at Gamestop (The covers in the video start at 2 minutes

 
 
Marcel Hoang

Oh shit Kinshi Knights are in FE Heroes now

 
 
Electric Reaper

Happy Birthday, Occams and jasondm300!

 
 
TriCerAroK

I watched Geostorm and laughed so hard that I I was buck There is a scene where Gerard Butler skids on some solar panels with his face for like 10 feet and I just Please watch I cant delete It has brought me so much

 
 
Drew Stuart

Isle of Dogs is - so far - the best movie of the I know its only April, but its just so rare that a movie transports me somewhere else and pulls me in emotionally like Isle of Dogs I highly recommend it to

 
 
TheNewDeadar64

Pssst, Happy Stay rad, my man, stay rad

 
 
JcDent

Host of I Dont Even Own A Television podcast makes an ICP-style rap song for his dearly departed bulldog

 
 
JcDent

The myth of one good guy with a gun being busted by a black dude actually stopping a shooter without even being

 
 
Colonial bong264

I think ive heard boy enough to the point were its just a noise Also happy birthday black granny occams :P

 
 
Retrofraction

Sorry if I have not been commenting busy trying to be Hope things are going

 
 
Czar Kazem

I FINALLY watched Holy shit, that is an incredible

 
 
Mike Sounders

Need help with FF Stuck on Vaan/Basch/Fran are level 50, Balthier/Ashe/Penelo are Need a good grind spot to gain levels quickly for the whole

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Forgot to promote Part 9 of Kirby Star Watch it before Part 10 goes up tomorrow!

 
 
Virtua Kazama

I had no idea that Eighting collaborated with HAL Laboratory on Kirby Star They worked on the

 
 
house4lyfe

What the hell did I just watch?

 
 
Fuzunga

I cant decide which I hate more: People who call My Hero Academia Boku No Hero or the people that call it Hero