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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

Perro

Hey I was born today but a long time ago

 
 
AtomicBanana

About four hours into Rise of the Tomb Raider, thus far Im kind of digging the hub area A bit more metroidvania in a game never hurt

 
 
Brad Majors

Been listening to Borknagar a lot these Such a great I love that anthemic crescendo at the end of this Chills every time! #ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 
Adzuken

Oh my Finally! Soon Ill be able to scratch this one off my

 
 
Occams

Gone but never forgotten #ShirtToid #Darksiders3 #BruceLeeSperm

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Id just like folks to know Im Recent news regarding the current administration planning to demonize & erase transgender people via legislation got me a bit shaken, but I have a tendency to wrestle my depression into I define me,

 
 
Mike Sounders

Koji Tsujitani passed away from a stroke at the age of 56 He was responsible in the Gundam franchise for the voices of Bernie in War in the Pocket, and Seabook for He sounded so healthy in Super Robot Wars X this

 
 
whatsacow

Do you guys ever get annoyed if one of your posts get irritated when you have an odd number of faps and have to like it yourself so shit balances out? No? Neither do

 
 
Bass

The last, the Ultimate Destructoid Draws is upon us! The theme this time around Smash Bros Ultimate! Starting with a fighting game, ending with a fighting game (of I expect everyone to join! Details in the

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

17 years ago, this album was It helped me immensely to leave the edgelord years behind and embrace a new, more positive Sometimes, the small things can have a bigger impact than you anticipate :) Cheers, Morning

 
 
whatsacow

Just thought Id let you guys know what i look like these

 
 
whatsacow

Made a song about some of the shit Ive been going Give it a I made the music and did all of the vocals

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Feels like I’ve overcome a Finally managed a perfect dance on Woooo!

 
 
SkeleDent

When science goes way too

 
 
homeoftheolliollioxenfree

While flying in #AirTrump1 I want to wear those slippers while Im sipping a pumpkin spiced

 
 
Rabite

So I just had a thought: Is Bowser supposed to be a Koopa or a Kappa? Its entirely possible this is a stupid question, but fuck it Ill run with

 
 
UMR

Well, Im back on shitting on NISA again after the beta of Disgaea 5 Or rather, They removed a bunch of features on

 
 
Count Parismeow

Huh, Wes I didnt know you modeled!

 
 
NeoTurbo

Probably one of my favorite ones now!

 
 
TriSCAREarok

Holy shit buy Project Warlock, It is

 
 
Electric Reaper

The real spooky thing is that someone let this get shown to the

 
 
UMR

Good

 
 
dephoenix

Again, I have nothing to

 
 
Dread Nep Gundy

You can just barely make paladin Neptune in Soul Calibur 8/10

 
 
Dread Nep Gundy

You can just barely make paladin Neptune in Soul Calibur 8/10

 
 
NinjaSpped

A friend of mine passed away today from I just saw him on Friday at the hospital! My heart is heavy but Im glad I get to visit him through his YouTube

 
 
taterchimp

I was worried my party might make it through both dungeons I had planned in the first The first dungeon is going to session They keep finding all the traps and none of the As the DM, I am

 
 
Boxoftreatsman214

This weeks recap thingy of Doctor Who is up! Its about Rosa Parks! Check it out

 
 
TriSCAREarok

Anyone have a good FREE suggestion for mapping a controller from a keyboard? I got Joy to Key, but it is friggin

 
 
AdmiralAckbong

Admiral update: day 3 of shooting Almost out of Working 13+ hour days but its been Got promoted to Key PA which kind of equates to King of the Untouchables but still Might get paid n future paths are opening up

 
 
Mike Sounders
 
 
Bass

I posted a jojoke on youtube, by the way! Thought other jojo fans would enjoy

 
 
Retrofraction

So somehow I have been super motivated to make a blog this is your warning that it will be up after I go on a

 
 
Osc

Roman Reigns (whom people didnt like pushed as the guy) announced that he has The boos turned to praise for him as they realized it wasnt a joke and he was Great to see crowds respect what they do when it

 
 
Chris Moyse

Roman Reigns just announced on Raw that he has leukemia and has to step away from He was diagnosed at 22 and has been fighting it ever I couldnt even watch the whole It was so

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Roommates are gone for the night so Im cooking This time I bought the thinnest beef I could find so my bulgogi turned out correctly this

 
 
BigDoniel

Seems some people hate CDPR Been a

 
 
Marcel Hoang

One match from a dating app is kind of exciting and two matches means I can explore myself more now more than ever as well but three or more is beginning to feel like that trope where you accidentally schedule two dates in the same restaurant at

 
 
Cloudman Sam

#MonsterGirlMonday

 
 
Adzuken

I have a complicated relationship with Castlevania Ive never beaten On the other hand, Akumajou Denstsu -- the Japanese version -- I have reached the end With the differences in difficulty, I feel like I cant judge the NA

 
 
Dwavenhobble

Well Ive started playing some vaguely Halloween related

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Torch + tech - logic = a long wait for him to get his shit

 
 
Spookmour

One of the downfalls of modern country (besides it being just generally terrible) is that we clearly peaked with Shania Twains 90s

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I basically spent all day on this! Still not DONE done, but its SO many little details! Final BUMP!! @Osc

 
 
TurboKill

While my memory may be terrible and Ive played lots of games this year, if Kingdom Come: Deliverance keeps it up, it might be my Damn, thats a good looking Not too much jank Glad I waited to get a nice deal for it on PC

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Liking Lost Legacy so

 
 
HPLargeCraft4

Oh hell yeah we are doing #TShirtToid

 
 
HeyItsDad

Dedicated about an hour of my time making my dream a reality in Soul Calibur The Hunter from Bloodborne, complete with the Moonlight Greatsword!

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Went to the mall this afternoon and while its depressing to see what its become over the The FYE there had a copy of Black Cauldron and I couldnt grab that up quickly Need more forgotten Disney movies, like Robin Hood and Mouse Detectiv