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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

bong264

#LateNightMusicToid last one before i go back to work and everyone shows up :3

 
 
TricerArocK

#latenightmusictoid

 
 
bong264

#LateNightMusictoid this ones for you @iam16bit :P

 
 
iam16bit

#LateNightMusictoid

 
 
Electric Reaper

Its time to start

 
 
Bob The God Lawyer

Its pretty late where I am right Who wants to dance till dawn???

 
 
bong264

Anyone here right now? Probably Guess ill just leave this

 
 
ResidentSleeper

Anyone watch Grave of the Fireflies?

 
 
Marcel Hoang

You should search Homo genius on youtube

 
 
Flegma

#MusicMonday Intro to Metal Gear

 
 
Rico the Penguin

That Leather Erotica spambot is probably the most accurately targeted spam bot to ever grace this

 
 
Fuzunga

This cactus guy voiced by Jonathan Davis is the funniest thing Ive seen in a

 
 
Electric Reaper

This the spectral bat, also known as the false vampire It is the largest carnivorous bat in the world, and they often feed on vertebrate prey, like small birds or They are true hunter killers, not

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

First episode of Star Trek Discovery felt like DS9 era Trek with a way bigger Unapologetically Ethically shady choices with good Bickering Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) is going to be a facinating

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

i just got done watching the first three episodes of The Orville, it was episode 3 was absolutely

 
 
Rico the Penguin

Soon well have all sorts of little fappers running around fap My hopes for this week are to actually rig this (its joints) and to possibly add in a bit of pathfinding so that fappers walk from their homes to

 
 
Dr Heat OBrien

Today, after almost 15 years of service, my old PS2 finally Goodnight sweet prince, i will always cherish our time

 
 
Tohsaka

About $50 for the whole thing in T-Shirt form if you want Thats after

 
 
Electric Reaper

Hey Dtoiders, what do you think of Neo Yokio, the new animation that appeared on Netflix recently?

 
 
TricerArocK

Because I am

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Today would have been way better if I had been drinking

 
 
King Kaiser

We have no nation, no philosophy, no ideology, we go where were needed, fighting not for country, not for government, but for - Punished Rin, Fate/Snake Night (2015)

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

If there is one thing nice I can say about spambots, its that they have really helped Google translate Indonesian into English extremely

 
 
Bass

Thanks to Amna, more games have been added to the ongoing Dtoid Giveaway! Winners announced October 1! Theyre mostly Steam games, but there is an option for PS4 players

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I just got some earbuds delivered to replace my broken Theyre made of wood and are sorta-fancy without being very I listened to the best Nujabes track to test them out, and it was sorta like

 
 
Sailor Zebes

The last Metroid is in The galaxy is at (Also I got 100% and sorry for a crappy phone picture)

 
 
Flanx

My brain right now

 
 
Dere

I am pixelated! Thanks to Dangus Hes such a Dangus Taargus

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, just finished a 32 hour book on the rise and fall of Prussia named The Iron Was a damn interesting look at how germany came about and the politics of things as it evolved, finishing up at around the end of WW2 with prussias final

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Should I play Megaman & Bass? Im at the last Wily stage in 8 and I cant decide if I should play it before 9 and 10 or skip It seems to be a divisive spin-off game worth passing Also, jump, jump, fuck Megaman 8, slide,

 
 
Dere

Been busy this Just wanted to stop in to say penis

 
 
Michformer

My recent interest in works dealing with alternate history and World War I inspired me to draw this swell fellow I dubbed Tally

 
 
TricerArocK

Capcom used MCU characters, but could not get the rights for They approximated them and it is They could not go too though the Capcom side is cartoon Capcom literally used The Uncanny Valley as their

 
 
chlmera

Man, I know its just the Ghbili style, but I love the character designs for Ni No Kuni 2, especially Roland, he looks like a cross between Ghibli and Tezuka to me, I like how theres actually a more adult character instead of just

 
 
Nathan D

Prey 17 is cool, but I cant believe it shows you a stock tutorial screen to say that there are multiple solutions to Like really, in a game thats meant to appeal to Deus Ex and Shock series Game designers really think were

 
 
Bob The God Lawyer

Dear Destructoid,

 
 
Avoclefo

Hey can anybody recommend some good bossa nova tracks? Also happy birthday to everyone who had one these past few days!

 
 
Chris Moyse

Have yall had a good couple of days? I hope

 
 
TheLimoMaker

My girlfriend asked what Bojack Horseman and Rick and Morty almost midnight but my response was the same as it always would have

 
 
Greenhornet214

What is your musical guilty pleasure? Mine is

 
 
Raiku Shackleford

#darksiders3

 
 
gajknight

Memes got me into Childish And No but seriously, this album is

 
 
Osc

Listened to this back when I biked 5 miles to and from A rock song that definitely gets you Love the double drum kicks at the #musictoid | Four Year Strong - Heroes Get Remember Legends Never Die

 
 
taterchimp

Dota 2 has a hidden toxicity score, and I am the least possible amount of Huzzah!

 
 
Mike Sounders

Genuine thought: I wonder how many more characters could be added to games if the story mode had never been added like Injustice, MKX, MvC:I, SF V,

 
 
COTW

Hey Its ooktar here announcing the latest Comments of the Week for you So put your Elves back on their Shelves and come gather round

 
 
SpielerDad

I think Im in

 
 
Electric Reaper

Opera music is just pure ear Every note they hit seems like they are trying to shatter glass and/or rupture ear