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I Loved Playstation Home

Playstation Home is over.  Home has been doing its thing for close to 7 years now.  It's gone through multiple worthwhile updates, featured plenty of its own games, and been a fun little social platform for those who owned a ...

 
 
 
 

PSTV: Sony's Redheaded Step Child

The Neglected and Forgotten PSTV The PSTV (not the actual television that Sony released featuring the PlayStation branding, but the tiny box known overseas as the VitaTv) is a neat little device. I purchased one pretty shortly after it...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Contestoid an egg for an egg

Edit: I've made a few changes to clarify regarding exactly what should be done as far as entry and objectives. I'm also adding one more prize tier, a ??? prize tier. it can be any type of game and it is awworded to any one of the non ...

 
 
 
 

Insert Coin: The Economics of Video Game Currencies

Making a video game, at any level, is a tremendous undertaking. Video games are rising within our culture as an almost Gesamtkunstwerk, requiring more art, creativity, and ingenuity to rise in league with what technology is capable of...

 
 
 
 

Community Blog Analytics for March 2015

Click here for last month's analytics And so another month of blogging has passed. I gotta say, as my first time doing it, creating last month's entry ended up being a rather tedious and time consuming task, to no one's surprise. Open...

 
 
 
 
 
 

NINTENDO YOU FOOLE! An UnPro Observation

  That's spelled correctly in honor of George Carlin. See my channel for more foolishness:https://www.youtube.com/user/johnnyburnes Contact me on the F-Book: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100008216732445 I can also be r...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nintendo's Easter Mobile Resurrection Special

Remember when the Wii-U was announced and we were all a bit not that excited? Now we're here and it's turned out to be a pretty lovable console, for someone who at first had no interest in the thing its ended up being a Gamecube 2 for ...

 
 
 
 

​Gaming Fantasy Dinner Party Guest Number Two

A dinner party doesn't have to be a formal affair. There's no reason why every guest should arrive in formal wear, or point the pinky finger when they sip drinks, or speak in a clipped 'Queen's English' around the dinner table. You wan...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 03/30/2015 + Anime watching-isms!

http://i1353.photobucket.com/albums/q678/luna-sy/Moondays_zps9efbe344.png And that later is now. I watched a bunch of anime stuff last week. Buckle up, 'cuz this is gonna be quite a text dump. So Boueibu, that magical boy show, ended...

 
 
 
 

Cblogs of 3/28/15 - Ramblings of Mad Men

http://i.imgur.com/EQvAXeu.jpghttp://www.destructoid.com//ul/user/2/25438-289702-321png-620x.jpg Last week's AMC's had one of the finest moments I've seen (sorry if you were expecting AMC's other TV show). If you guys are tired of me ...

 
 
 
 

How the PSOne my Heart

Games were simple in the early days; run, jump, shoot rinse and repeat. In its infancy, Pong and Asteroids gave us a pass time, and it wasn't until Atari's Adventure that we started to see that games wanted to do more than just give us...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bloodborne and the concept of fair play

There has been much debate lately regarding the appeal of Bloodborne. Critics have praised it, while others decry it for being obtuse. Cries of “get good” or “Bloodborne isn’t for you” have been thrown aro...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Destructoid Announces Bible Burning Game Jam

Video game news site blog thing Destructoid.com announced today it is expanding its sphere of influence into game development with its first official Game Jam. Set to take place this May, the theme of the rapid game creating event will...

 
 
 
 
 
 

A Belated Blog

I meant to post this much earlier and just came across it, and since my previous blog was so slapdash, here's a freebie. ACTUAL BLOGGING COMMENCE! Betrayer Expectations have a tendency to sully even the most impressive efforts by game ...

 
 
 
 

Dragon Age Irish Legend Lesson

One half of Scary Granules and Destructoid writer Glowbear has made a video to help people learn more about the lovely language that comes from Ireland, via vidjagames. On previous peisodes of the SG podcast it's been brought up that D...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Michformer

To every fellow Canuck planning on making yourselves heard tomorrow, I wish each one of you happy If you already did so in advance polls, then I trust you made the choice best suited for your and the country’s desired

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

So Im well into endgame for MHW, and up until this point Ive been using the switchaxe to mix it up since this is a second Made it to Beyond the blasting scales and was getting my ass kicked but then switched to Trivialized

 
 
kevlarmonkey

You should be watching the golden child (on prime) youre welcome

 
 
hlarge4

I carved a (28 pound) pumpkin with the family Pretty happy with it!

 
 
JohnSmith123

You know I feel like Game Pass is a great deal to Theres a bunch of games on it that Id never try out Even got Outer Worlds ready to go and all its costing me is But it has me wondering just what devs on the other end get out of

 
 
SCREAMour

I was slowly becoming ever so underwhelmed by The Outer Worlds, but recent coverage has gotten me hyped up again! Theyve been showing off more than just the same planet or two and it really does look like an awesome

 
 
Boxman214

#StripToid

 
 
Dere

Playing through The Evil Within 2 as my Halloween Although come Friday its The Outer Worlds all the time boi!!

 
 
EtosiGiR
 
 
maycausecancer

Finally got a Now to figure out what to play on it

 
 
NeoTurbo

HOW DOES DQ XI STILL HAVE SO MUCH GAME STILL!?

 
 
Neronium

Just got insider stuff from my manager cause its her last Apparently half of HR also quit

 
 
triggerpigking

Linktober sketch 20 Well I already had drawn Midna so I had to draw Fi, despite I always loved her

 
 
eastyy

Metal sonic is now in sonic smackdown and blaze has a raging demon lol, seriously check this game out it is awesome

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Two former Tetris champs are knocked out in the first NO ONE IS

 
 
hlarge4

I know its fallen a bit out of favor on here, but the game Im currently most excited for is Pokemon Between the setting, the new mons, the goofy gigantamax, the wild area,that amazing galar versions of some Its hitting me just so

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Is it just me or Berserias battle system is a bit of a step down from previous Tales entries? Ive never mastered these battle systems, far from it, but this time it feels like its easier to get by just button

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Look no further, heres the next 10 characters for Smash Crash, Sora, Geno, Lloyd Banks, Ryu Hayabusa, Rayman, Lara Croft, Travis Touchdown, Chrono, Waluigi,

 
 
NeoTurbo

Okay so I just got to what I think is the postgame in Dragon Quest XI

 
 
whybmonotacrab

Playing Silent Hill 2 for the first time since childhood Its really easy? Im playing on normal difficulty and the enemies dont pose even the slightest hint of a Does it get harder or should I start again on a higher difficulty?

 
 
PatBateman17

Buying Outer Worlds, Death Stranding and Luigi’s Mansion 3 all at once is a good idea, right?

 
 
dephoenix

Ring Fit Adventure sure does give you a My legs feel like

 
 
Chris Moyse

Ask Me Anything! Maybe Ill Have an awesome Saturday With Fanks folks, hope youre having a lovely

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Sleepaway Camp 2 was pretty Thats twelve hours Now, excuse me as I pass out in my seat and never make it

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Sugar Hill was every bit as wonderfully over the top as I And last in the macabre marathon is Sleepaway Camp

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Blood Quantum was a super great, well-shot, and ultra-bloody Keep your eyes peeled for Next up is Sugar Hill, which Ive wanted to see for some time!

 
 
whybmonotacrab

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is downright Im loving every second of Which begs the question: is the first one as bad as everyone says it is? If so what was wrong with it?

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Thats The Sender! Pretty meh on it, to be Neat concept and some cool set pieces, but a kind of Next is BLOOD QUANTUM!

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick

I dont usually buy physical copies of indie games but this was an exception:

 
 
EtosiGiR

X-Men Dark Phoenix which features a lack luster Grey/Xavier “climax”/resolution and completely wastes Jessica Chastain is a pretty okay The only thing about it that REALLY bothered me is that Hair Whippy Guy was a match for Just,

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Amytiville down! Sleazy and fun but waay too long, especially given the The Sender is next!

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Devil Fetus is as wild and wonderful as its title suggests in that very beautiful III sort of Loved it! Next up is Amytiville 2: The Possession!

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

“One For All 1,000,000% Delaware Detroit Smash” is a perfectly normal, and not at all obtuse, name for a special move, and I love

 
 
indigit4l

Finally watched Spiderman Far From OMG that was a GOOD My 60-something year old friend & I tried El Camino right before it but we both dont remember enough about the ending of The hell they talkin Rewatch of the last season is

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Next up DEVIL FETUS!!

 
 
taterchimp

What if Godzillas atomic breath was actually just him having an orgasm?

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Yoshis Island with the 4yo continued Highlights include the big happy turtle thats ticklish and the big black bird that chases you on the World 6 and final boss probably tomorrow, lets hope that goes over

 
 
MajinRotty

Replaying Super Mario 3D World in Still an amazing game (that needs to get ported to Switch I forgot how many catchy tunes it has too!

 
 
Mike Sounders

EGLX haul! Not seen: Watch dogs hat I got for asking a question at the panel

 
 
CoruptAI125

Where were going, we wont need eyes to

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

First up Halloween III!

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Fuck yeah! Its that time of year ae, bitches! Twelve hours of Terror!

 
 
EtosiGiR

Shhhhh! Don’t tell Gaj, redbox gave me a free night with God of War! However, I don’t think I’m going to have time to play I’m sorry!

 
 
bong264

Ive always loved that the reason orcs love giants is the same reason rednecks love monster

 
 
triggerpigking

Linktober sketch 19, need more pens tommorow, this ones running out, Im quite happy with this

 
 
Fuzunga

Almost bought Celeste last year but waited for the physical version to go on sale after it was That ended up being January of this year, and ten months later I can finally play it! They wanted the farewell DLC on the cart, and I appreciate

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Most underrated game in the last five years? You can choose choices: Oxenfree, Darkwood, Dying Light

 
 
Electric Reaper

We need more schadenfreude at Blizzards

 
 
taterchimp

Went as fat Thor to a halloween party yesterday, which was Then I got invited to a Jackbox party today! Going to be a long, social,