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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

Chris Moyse

We dont have Thanksgiving here, obviously, so this week Imma need yall to double down on those amazing roast dinners, Ill be eating in

 
 
Vadicta

#lancybraggoftheday

 
 
 Magus

So my German Shepherd just avenged my little dog I had to have put down a few weeks The raccoon living out in my shed is no It was going after our neighbor’s She’s a She ripped that thing to shreds with severe

 
 
CranDerey Sauce

Today is my work Thanksgiving So do I show restraint in front of my co-workers or do I go full on Pacman on that turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes? Decisions, decisions

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Started replaying Wolfenstein:TNO and I chose the other timeline which up until now I never picked to see what it changes as well as help me muse more on this one vs Wolfenstein So I still prefer this one to Might put that to

 
 
Riobux

I may be working on an older project a little bit in the coming days, got some ideas that Im just chuckling at to

 
 
Shinkz

I got Ultra I decided to roll with Pokemon Ive never used before so the team Ive got

 
 
JuIc3

Sorry I’ve been so quiet the past couple Aunt passed She was the last living sibling my father had, now he’s on top of the Just a tough situation for the family

 
 
Samhain

Somehow, double XP has been unlocked in PoGo

 
 
EdgyDude

Are we still taking a dump on EA?

 
 
Chris Moyse

I came up with a way to make myself some income, then talked myself out of it within less than a few Own worst No Money Mo At least I had a muffin this

 
 
Dwavenhobble

To put in context how bad Battlefront 2 being number 2 in the UK is its worth pointing out for the month it was released Homefront 1 was number 1 in the UK sales That still didnt save Kaos studios from going

 
 
Mike Sounders

Thank fucking God Athrun and the Aegis Gundam are finally in the game, even if its Now I dont have to listen to SEED fans complaining

 
 
MetemNight

Grim Dawn or Path of Exile? I only really have time for Votes?

 
 
Dango

Its probably no surprise by now, but Ive really gotten into Hitman lately despite only having the first two I think Giant Bombs (amazing) videos on it helped me approach it the right #HelmutFuckingKruger

 
 
Marcel Hoang

Watch Your Name they It’s a body swapping love story they

 
 
Dennis Carden

You know what makes me happy? Finding a shiny Chansey in the Thats

 
 
Rudorlf

Are the post-SNES consoles worth getting over the Switch today in retrospective? Because even if I want to look into their past games, theres always the concern about their prices and firmware (Not to mention the prices of legal games

 
 
Electric Reaper

I fucking swear, Norton 360 can be so incredibly It constantly deletes the same file I want it to ignore, files that come up clean from other virus That heuristic scanner is a

 
 
lokhe

Whats this? A PC port that allows you to change button prompts to DS4 instead of X1 pad? Holy

 
 
Zero Star

Looking to upgrade my keyboard, maybe should buy this one to go with Battefront 2?

 
 
JcDent

Doom mods are becoming too real

 
 
Zero Star

So should I get Wolfenstien 2 for ps4 or pc? I have new blood on Ps4 and then once I got a gaming pc I got old blood on Old Blood ran fine and great on my pc though I have heard about some problems with the pc port of

 
 
GoofierBrute

So Okami is up for pre-order on Steam, and its only Which means I now have three games on Steam that I want to get but only have enough money for The other two games are Cuphead and that new Touhou

 
 
Flegma

Saw a photo of myself Its nice to be reminded why I hate my face lest I start feeling good about

 
 
RevolverRick

I get too damn sleepy on the job and I swear I would wanna know

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Fender Jaguar makes my life Shame the strat got stolen, but Im a jag guy Time for some Ultra Also, yay Pels (long as AD is healthy and Rondo plays, were a lot of fun) and fuck yea Saints

 
 
Mike Deer Fker Martin

Public service time (Youre welcome):

 
 
Pumpkin Spice Fuzunga

The story continues

 
 
Electric Reaper

Using Steams free DLC system, a developer could separate the various components and language packs of a game into separate pieces at launch, without needing separate Library A player could then download just the packs and content they -->

 
 
Czar Kazem

Bit the bullet and finally replaced my PS4, and now Im remembering how much our AV receiver hates Sony products and how much our wireless routers hate our At least I can get back to

 
 
bong264

Almost forgot to post this He looks alright all things low at a distance :P

 
 
Rad Party Gobblegobble

Im so fucking ready for Okami Cant wait to play it in 3 weeks! :D

 
 
TriPLYMOUTHroK

I wonder if id will do a Quake remake, as opposed to a Doom 2016 put id on Doom MP for I can see Bethesda giving id the greenlight to remake It would be much easier to exploit

 
 
Electric Reaper

I ripped out a hangnail and it bled out more than I In this case, that would be at I got the wound Should have used the fingernail

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Eh, I dont care what day it waifutoid

 
 
Mike Sounders

Holy fuck this This would never air today Too metal for the sensitive

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Tonight I spent a few hours talking to limo in voice Hopefully soon enough, hell finish his labors and be able to show you the fruit of my suffering, my trial, my pain at having to endure him for an extended length of

 
 
Electric Reaper

Magical Girl Monday

 
 
SenhorLikesChurros

Good news: final college project deadline was delayed in one Got two weeks to finish it, wanna get it done until Bad news: I didnt managed to write a single line of text Goodnight, dtoid, see ya tomorrow!

 
 
Dennis Carden

Pokémon Ultra Moon’s Episode RR side-story was It may have been pure fanservice, but the remixed soundtrack was excellent, and there were some highly entertaining (and challenging, if your party is appropriately-levelled) boss

 
 
Flanx

Im interested

 
 
hLarge4

There are only two quacks I care Nick of Springfield and this handsome

 
 
Raiku Turkeyford

Sonic Boom season 2 is on Hulu Such a great

 
 
mullon

I changed my mind and bought Forza Horizon

 
 
Guerrilla

*Quacks broodingly*

 
 
Raiku Turkeyford

I am terrified and intrigued at the same #bootlegtoid

 
 
Xeo

*Sheds a tear* Song means a LOT to