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I Was a Teenage Gamer - 010 - 09/01/2011

I Was a Teenage Gamer is the weekly journal of an extremely competent young man pursuing his goal of becoming a staff member at his favorite independent gaming blog, Destructoid. Beginning on his 19th birthday, he embarks on the adventure o...


Dtoid Midwest at MAGFest: Damn Straight

If I don't see this again, I'll be so very upset So MAGFest 9 is coming up very soon! I know a good number of Dtoiders are attending, and I felt it would be prudent to let you know that a number of us from Dtoid Midwest will be there! D...


What the VGA's Should Have Been

The annual VGAs just passed and based on critics, and ratings it is not the best representation of the video games or its fans. I am not here to write about what the VGAs did wrong (even though it was nearly everything) but instead writ...


Alan Wake is Officially Overrated

It was brought to my attention that Time Magazine gave Alan Wake it's Game of the Year award. The first thought I had on my mind was "wow Microsoft must have paid someone off." I read the article by Eric Narcisse, and I have to say Alan W...


INSIDER SCOOP!!1: Army Men Reboot Announced!

Hey there Destructoid! Great news! I know this guy who's uncle's best friend from high school's math tutor knows a guy who works at Electronic Arts (EA in layman's terms). Now, this very reliable connection of mine has revealed some very...


Spike TV Video Game Awards 2010

Holy Christmas on the horizon Batman, I cant believe it has been a week since I last did a blog but I do apologize I have been somewhat busy getting my fifth platinum on inFamous and playing Spider-Man Shattered Dimensions but I have bee...


Why the 2010 Video Game Awards Were Lame

The 2010 Video Game Awards aired on Spike TV earlier, and I'll be the first to say they SUCKED. I would feel bad for the audience, but at least they get gift bags for attending the show. Here's exactly why Spike TV's VGA awards sucked It...


G*STAR 2010: Marvel vs Capcom 3, Killzone 3

Though Korean-made online games were easily the most common on the show floor this year at G*STAR, there was also a few big international booths. Notably, Sony and Microsoft. Both were there in typical fashion, loud, bright, claiming prim...


Mega Man Online Hands-On

This Thursday marked the beginning of the four day extravaganza that was G*STAR 2010, The Korean equivalent of e3. It did not disappoint! The BEXCO Convention centre was engulfed by an almost uniform mass of Korean nerds. DSLRs, and Bubble ...



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Atlus is having a Super-Mega-Ultra 50% Off PSN Sale!

Aram Jabbari, Manager of Public Relations and Sales at Atlus, just posted on the Playstation blog that several Atlus games are going on sale from today to 29th. And if you couldn't tell from the title of this post, it's called the Super-M...


Reminder: Video Games Live in NH Nov 17th

Where: Capitol Center for the Arts 44 South Main St. Concord, NH 03301 When: This Wednesday November 17th. Pre-show festival starting at 5:45 PM. Actual concert starts at 7:30. Why: Because videogame music. Just a reminder. The Video Gam...


Seasons Beatings Redemption is a week away!

Next weekend, MoMo's2 in Columbus will see some of the biggest fighting game action this side of EVO. I'm going to be there lending equipment and help, and you can be sure that I'll be posting updates and photos right here on my D-Toid bl...


Sharks 'N' Hamburgers

I've been going to a lot of press events lately with Hamza, which is pretty cool because if he wasn't around, I probably wouldn't have any idea what I was supposed to be doing, and also, he's a self-proclaimed shark. And sharks, as we all k...


Wanna write for a new videogame blog/site?

<p>Hello, all. It's been a while since I posted here, but that's because I have been busy co-creating the awesome new video gaming site glitchytasty.com. We launched about a month ago, and things have been going great! We've given awa...


Men in skirts!

As I said to CrocBox during one of the Dtoid dinners at PAX, often a blog title just comes to me and the blog flows from that thought. My thought as I looked around PAX was that there were a lot of men in skirts in the crowd! As it turn...


Zombie Step-Dad

Apparently, something zombie-related happened this evening involving me and Hamza. (More on this later.)


PAX 2010 episode 2: Attack of the Clones

By now, I hope you've had a chance to read about the journey I brought megaStryke and GamesAreArt on as well as its tragic end. What I didn't tell you before was that I had thought in the back of my head that something like this might happ...


Ali D's (late) PAX loving post!

Even when I received my pass in the post, I still couldnt believe I was actually going to PAX. I felt something would go wrong; like Id be turned away from US Customs for having a beard or something. So after saying bye to my mum and dad,...




Hilarious and saddening all in


Well this is awesome


My wife reads this while I play


Some of the quickest models Ive ever completed (minus bases Got to try out the new(ish) metallics, which will come in handy for future Kind of nice to be able to quickly knock something out like

Electric Reaper

Monster Girl Monday


Longing Log Update: Woke up from my nice bed on day 155 and I finally did the map Really feels like Im making


Shanties are so hot right now

Chris Moyse



NieR Replicant is At least I got all the I dont really care about the Platinum trophy, I just wanted all the story Good game, not great, but still worth my


After 4 months of teaching again, I can say I missed laughing with my students for the silliest of things when making Having fun from Monday through Thursday all over again feels


Wait, are UFOs real now?


Never played Hawx, how accurate is this?

Virtua Kazama

Four years ago, this was my first LP on And now with the third game coming out in July, its time to revisit the first two games in the Its time to find my frog once again in Blaster Master Zero!


Absolutely Good night yall


So, my start date at Homeland Security is June Im definitely nervous to get started, just cause Im good at this job and I dont like those first 90 days or so at a new place where I dont feel like an

Mike Sounders

Oh ya I finished the F91 on Have a nice family


Super Biased Seasonal Anime Shout-out: To Your Eternity The manga its based on is a fav of I think its a super emotional, interesting fantasy epic (without most typical anime If you decide to watch, skip OP/ED, as

The Actual Charlton Heston

Damn it, Dragon Quest: Your You had me until the final 14 minutes, then you just HAD to go and throw a monkey wrench in everything, cut a hole in my mattress, fill it with feces, and slash my

Jetter Mars

*Le Sai*


Fellas and ladies, can I gather some opinions from yall? Getting the Lass a gown as part of her Shes undecided between the three in the Any thoughts?

Dangus Taargus

At approximately 4pm Eastern time on the 17th of May, year 2021, yours truly, Dangus Dangus ))<>(( Taargus Taargus, completed the final chapter of Sonic the Hedgehog I have tasted the nectar of the gods and dipped my toes in the fountain of life


You know I went in with low expecations and I did get the game physicaly for €6 but so far Evil Within 2 is suprisngly Not a brillant or really good game but so far a solid enough Consider me impressed considering I think the first is


Its definitely been a Monday Rum and coke zero is on tap and Im down for cheering up if you are so


Im looking for realistic shooters with decent Deets in


Trails to Azures fan translation coming May They put together a trailer to hype it Respect to

Inquisitive Raven

My long-running commission of Rean Schwarzer and Alisa Reinford from Trails of Cold Steel is finally done! I started this for Tohsaka ages I spent an insane amount of time on this one, and Im really happy with how it came out in the end! BUMP!


After working for 3 years in customer care for two big Internet Service Providers in Germany I can only say this: I feel like the crazy guy in the Dark Souls games who sits at the fire, babbles some nonsense, laughs maniacally, and eventually attacks


Working at a school, awkward situations are a Today, a teacher checking social media during a break saw something prompting a school When our principal called the help line, she was told, Youre The threat was eliminated


Turns out I can actually do


Do I really need to start studying music to create my own dial-up tone based pieces since the music pieces I found on YT arent to my


Shipped the PC via Now to wait until my friend gets it in Hopefully customs isnt


Seems they actually put some genuine effort into this one after the last Mario Tennis failed to the impress many Also, you can play as a Chargin Chuck!

Electric Reaper

The USA really needs to get rid of these insane laws that get more people killed or The bill that was passed in Florida to protect dirtbags who run over protestors should be declared


Been getting through Route B lately in Nier Replicant and wow it makes route B look good in Nir Automata so far so little is different in Route B,some new cutscenes after you go through identical content without even one or two diffe gameplay bits at all


I may have mentioned it before but Mandy is so fuckin Favorite movie of 2018


Starting work in the pathology department of a hospital after a week of playing RE2 Remake is an unfortunate


Getting SS rank in every Mercenaries level in RE8 Might not be able


Was really proud of the gaming community for doing something good last week, but it looks like several of the sites that made aid donations posts have since backtracked and shut them Shit sucks, man


Ive been playing the GoW PSP Looks great, but the first one is mostly nothing save for one good The second one is better and a real show-piece for a PSP They both reminded me how fun, yet repetetive the series is

Forsaken Knight

I think overall, I liked Some seasons were weaker than others, but as a whole, it was pretty I hope the rumor that it’s gonna pick up a new storyline, is




I may have went into med records, and possibly borrowed some supplies for some print and play heroes, a villian and card dividers for Marvel My fucking boy shall see mad play today, after


Found Ass Creed Vikings for €35 so I grabbed Time to get my map marker comfort food bulimia on! I loved Odyssey to bit and if this is just more of the same, Im gonna be happy! Whats your favorite Ass Creed game?


Im playing the first Silent I didnt expect it to scare It


A Sonic game with a stamina bar, where it drains faster when running top speed or Once it depletes you have your walking speed reduced to a crawl for the next 10 seconds


What even IS round anyway?


And thats Resident Evil 4 I went through the first chapter of Separate Ways, but I dont know if Ill stick with it to the That Chicago Typewriter is a nice incentive


Those feelings when you have your single best run in Returnal so far (seriously, it was going unbelievably well by my low standards!) but then it ends prematurely because a cutscene doesnt trigger, causing the game to


Could go for some flamin hot Cheetos and Arizona tea Also I made some more progress with Havent been tryin to finish Nier or RE8 Been playing only multiplayer games like Tried out total war: Warhammer 2 a bit