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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

dephoenix

One of my villagers sent me a Like one of the ones for the And it was Not complaining, mind you, just found it a little

 
 
Boxman214

Its frustrating to feel angry and afraid and completely powerless at the same

 
 
Riley1sCool

fuck it why not good work acme arsenal

 
 
Churros89

Finished Steamworld Dig 2 today! So far it is my second favorite in the series, what an incredible game it Now Im finally free to play either PSO2 or FFXV

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Zer0t0nin

#ShamelessPlugToid We are currently upping our whole back catalog of Streams in more digestible single sets to our So if you missed something you want to catch up on (like this DrumnBass set by non other than Phace): there you

 
 
Operative20

His name is Baldr and he likes yowling for pets and breaking Hes cool

 
 
Jinx 01

TUSH STERT

 
 
Parismio

Hmm can you imagine if King of Fighters XIII got a port and rollback netcode? That game deserves all the love and

 
 
Exber

Playing Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon came at the right I needed that kind of silly, funny and craziness in a video game for a

 
 
RiffRaff

Im all for pacifism, but sometimes aggression is the only way to be heard after being ignored for so Looting may not be the best way to go about it but I get Stay safe my fellow Americans and pray this will lead to the change Much love!

 
 
homeoftheblues

Today Wilf has a job interview she is really hoping to I sure hope she does great!

 
 
Fuzunga

If they ever do a Banjo-Kazooie remake, I want this guy rearranging the He does perfect modern recreations!

 
 
Shinkz

HUUUUAAAAAAAH!!! Fuck you inventory full of Black Bass! Now to repeat it another 5 or so times with the other new rare June

 
 
Goemar

2020, how about some good news at some That would be

 
 
Sweaty Dungus

Beat DUSK Very I spent $1k on a PC and the best thing I played so far could’ve run on my And now I feel like going down a retro FPS rabbit Should I play Quake next?

 
 
Dennis Carden

Finally got around to actually getting a case for my Seemed fitting to get a nice, simple red leather one for a red

 
 
Occams

With McFarlane Toys releasing 40k figures this Fall, I can’t help but daydream about a build-a-figure How cool would it be to build the Emperor or a primarch? One can dream!

 
 
sp testure

Somebody used my ID code today! Cheers to whoever that was!

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

I have to admit, ive never held the Borderlands franchise in a high regard, but this weekend ive been playing the Presequel co-op with my buddy and it has been pretty fun! way better than single player, even if its a bit Also, Fragtrap RULES!

 
 
Churros89

Was going to play some PSO2 today, but played a good bit of Steamworld Dig 2 instead this Im almost finishing it, the final portions até really really good!

 
 
Yuknuts

Had to drive through Indy to get home tonight and as soon as I crossed the county line I got this alert because of the riot, or protest that has been going on the past few

 
 
bong264

Well on another note

 
 
indigit4l

Love you

 
 
Electric Reaper

Seems like Icarus has been on a cartoon-themed Doom mod streak The weapons in this mod are kinda weird, but do look quite fun to

 
 
Neronium

Family is currently in the process of tearing itself apart, again, could use some lovely cute animal pictures to help distract me/not get Edit: Bump as it has gotten worse within the span of 15

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Frosty gifted me AI: Somnium Files on PS4 and Im lovin But the terrible idea bird that lives between my ears wants me to get No Mans Sky on double

 
 
Dennis Carden

I still cant get over just how much better side questing is in the Xenoblade Im far more motivated to actually get them done Monolith could have gotten away with a straight port, but Im glad they went above and beyond and improved

 
 
Nior

Played my first five hours of I gotta say, I wasnt really expecting Devil May Monster Hunt out of the gameplay! I can definitely see why so many still love it after all these Willing to give it another five hours!

 
 
Dusk Actual

Current events and the internet have my blood pressure way the fuck Going dark for a few Be well everyone

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I should be fine, sure Im in the DC area but whos going to protest in Germantown? AM fine and Im not noticing any signs of armed occupation in my My energy levels are low, but thats mostly because of the time of Be well <3

 
 
able to think

Was going to stay up late and play Xenoblade but Im taking the game freezing on the opening cutscene as a sign I need to go to

 
 
GoofierBrute

With everything going on here in the good ole US of A, and everyone is on edge, with no end in sight, I just want you all to know one simple truth:

 
 
Seymour

Hi, all! Havent been in the Qposts in a long Still alive, I Figured itd be good to come back with something to show, so heres my cover of my favorite Metallica song (with an original intro)! Feedback is

 
 
elric6

Jesus fuck, 2020 is Stay safe out there and always remember, thick thighs saves

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Yo dawgz, I started playing that Grease Got to that part where you can turn your chick into a chonk

 
 
parma-violet

Genuinely wish all you dtoiders all the best and hope 2020 gets better for Ill be checking out and logging off for the last time Not sure online interaction is a good fit for As useless as I am online - Im better in real life I X

 
 
Exber

Come on 2020, continue giving me quality gaming time amidst all this

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Having replayed a bit of both today, my feelings on Final Fantasy X and XII seem to have flipped over I used to prefer the latter for its world, but the auto attacks are making dungeons kind of a snore, even

 
 
Parismio

Ah also I did the FFXIVxFFXI I never got far in FFXI but I know about That was a really cool The armors pretty sweet!

 
 
house4lyfe

Question about Mother Russia How does it compare to the recent Streets of Rage 4 or River City Girls? Worth picking up? LRG & SRG releasing physical copies and curious if its worth

 
 
 Deadgar64

I wanna post But cant think of anything is such an impressive community and the bonds and friendships shared are Stick together and support one Yall are amazing

 
 
parma-violet

Can Destructoid please clarify its position on posts about the protests? I had left a perfectly reasonable - if critical - comment on another persons post but it has been No violence, no rudeness, just my opinion on the escalation of violence

 
 
Soulbow

Im level 26 someone send help I cant

 
 
Parismio

The Scions reaction to shadowbringers villains motivations:

 
 
parma-violet

How many games do you have on the go at once? I usually do two maybe three? I like one main course and then a palette cleanser, quick splash So I have Dark Souls and then something more immediate / less (Animal crossing doesnt count)

 
 
bong264

Can someone explain to me how holding up a fedex truck at gun point protests against police brutality? This senseless rioting and looting has to fucking

 
 
Xeo

So James Chen is hosting a beginner/amateur SFV tournament on And Ultradavid couldnt commentate with him, so hes commentating with himself in two voices, arguments and This shit is fucking golden! But also its a really cool

 
 
Exber

Ill be replaying this before trying out Mighty Number