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Perfect Imperfection

Do you think you're perfect? So perfect you can call yourself Perfect, with a capital P? Are you Perfection Incarnate?Ooookay, that's a pretty pretentious way to start off, so let's back up. In all seriousness, while I'm sure some people m...

 
 
 
 

FanimeCon Recap Part 2

I know this is like 3 month's late but as some of you know I've been dealing with some shit so I'm sure you'll forgive me. Anyways, last blog I showed off the amazing art that I picked up this year at Fanimecon, so this blog I'm going to ta...

 
 
 
 

An ode to Chao.

For Destructoid, I use the Dark Chao as my avatar, for the simple fact that I like the Chao. I used to play the hell out of the Chao Garden in Sonic Adventure 2: Battle, to the point where I would replay the Sonic/Shadow levels over and ov...

 
 
 
 

Poetry Dump Part 1 - Death, Pistols, and Shotguns

Before I dropped off writing for a while I decided to dabble in a little poetry. The first piece is something I actually wrote for school, and is a piece I'm rather proud of. The other two are pieces I just wrote and currently have no opini...

 
 
 
 

Old School: Almost Leaving Video Games

On a recent episode of the Kinda Funny Gamescast, a question for the cast was if they ever walked away from video games, if any of them had ever stopped playing video games for an extended period of time. I thought I’d give...

 
 
 
 

Discussing: Falling Behind The Next Generation

Last week, it was announced that Mortal Kombat X for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 was cancelled. After months of delays, last gen owners won’t be able to play the latest Mortal Kombat game. I was disappointed by this news as I&rsqu...

 
 
 
 

the amiibocalypse: PART Ω

It was bright. Bright, white landscape stretched out as far as the eye could see. Occasionally, a giant would pass, dressed in the bright and colorful garb of their people. A marvel to behold, but not a threat to those of smaller size, goin...

 
 
 
 

Digging through the lies - Shovel Knight

Is there a difference between American and British Shovels? Maybe. But they didn't localise the game properly in that case so my point still stands. Shovel Knight has clearly lied to us all. If we watch trailers of this “acclaimed&rd...

 
 
 
 

The breast kinds of reviews!

Ahead of its US release at the hands of XSEED, Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson has released in Europe, and naturally, some reviews are starting to make their way onto the internet. For those of you who have been hiding under rocks for the pas...

 
 
 
 

Come on! Ride her! Ride that pretty ol' corpse!

In the name of not pandering to the evil mainstream and fighting the advent of the site's recently acquired popularity contest nature, I am going to assert all of my nonexistent power over all of the nothing I have authority over and use it...

 
 
 
 

(NVGR) Not So Fun Facts About Being Homeless

http://www.destructoid.com//ul/user/3/35931-307909-HMSTjpg-620x.jpg 1: You can shit anywhere. That wall? Do it. That person's car? Go right ahead! That baby stroller, that the mom isn't paying attention to? Don't mind if I doo doo. It's you...

 
 
 
 

Music Notes: Emotion by Carly Rae Jepsen

  When I review albums, I like to find a central theme that it's trying to communicate. "Emotion" by Carly Rae Japsen has two modes, so to speak. One is "I love you, you love me, so let's dance and mess around", the other is "I cheris...

 
 
 
 

What's in a Character: Agent 47

There were some inaccuracies with my original post. I've rectified the information so that the plotlines are correct. Thanks goes to Rudorlf for pointing them out to me in a polite manner. With yet another bomb of a video game mov...

 
 
 
 

Why List Articles are Usually Terrible

You know what it’s like, you go onto a games news website expecting to read about Fallout 4 or what shirt Phil Spencer is wearing under his jacket today - but instead you get a load of pointless list articles in an attempt to seem &l...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Can we fix Pokémon Events?

Ah, yes, Pokémon. The franchise that is today much as it was when I was just a lad. Weaken monster. Capture monster. Enslave monster. Become champion of monster enslavement and warfare. Truly, a franchise made just for the children. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

My Gaming Landscape [August 10th, 2015]

Welcome to the new Gaming Landscape! In the past, I used these blog posts not just to talk about the games I’ve been playing but to chronicle and keep track of what I had been playing. However, that has become constraining as sometim...

 
 
 
 

Look what I found in a second hand shop in Poland.

If you go to secondhand clothes shops you know that most of the stuff there either comes from old people or people who had lost their weight and needed a complete wardrobe change. The best clothes are usually the ones that have already been...

 
 
 
 

Zetta Reviews: Dragonball Z: Resurrection "F"

Wait, what? A movie review? Is that kind of thing kosher for a video game website? Well, there's only one way to find out, so let's find out right now... Today, on DRRRRRAAAAAGONNN BAAALLLLLLLLL ZEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! Dragonball Z: Resurrection...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

TheIntern

Death Dealers has launched! Follow Alex Fossor, Necromancer, as he contends with dark magic, secret societies, silver-tongued femme fatales, undead frat boys, and a drug-peddling cult seeking the ultimate Link in the comments!

 
 
Hypno

If I have to see one more bad faith TLOU2 take I’m going Amazing how many people who have not and dont intend to play something let it ruin their lives to the point that they instinctively fling shit at even the faintest whiff of TLOU or

 
 
RenaudB90

Ive had my PS5 for less than a month and avoid using my Dualsense for anything besides PS5 titles and the damn thing has already started having a mild leftward drift on the left

 
 
Soulbow eh

Is EGLX the new GameStop? 🤔🤔🤔 HOLY MOLY

 
 
Flanx

Wish I could understand why this planets inhabitants are obsessed with

 
 
Goemar

Aztecha, a love letter to Bionic Commando? Remember when it was revealed his arm was powered by his dead wife? No one? Just me?

 
 
Goemar

Konami announced a game?!?! Jesus christ couldnt have predicted

 
 
CelicaCrazed

Me waiting for Moyse or Marzano to post the

 
 
NeoTurbo

Uh so Im replaying the first Oxenfree and lets just say I didnt realize things are slightly WEIRDER in a second

 
 
Gummypuss

Sooo I finally bought Spiderman Remastered and Miles Morales after great Will rest mode brick my bought from a scalper PS5 for real?

 
 
Aurachad

So apparently Ezio

 
 
Gajknight

The world aint fair man (Sadly dabs)

 
 
Xeo

I literally care nothing about anything shown in the showcase except TMNT, which I already But thats TMNT is more than enough for This is

 
 
RiffRaff

All in all, great Bunch of stuff Im interested Maybe Ill snag The Love that art And Oxenfree II!! Hells Yeah!!!

 
 
GoofierBrute

So that Nindie showcase was pretty A few of the games arent my cup of tea or Ill forget about in a few minutes, but there were a couple that got I did get whiplash over the TMNT reveal

 
 
RenaudB90

Skull Hero Slayer is low key my biggest hype of that

 
 
Slimybear245

No Silksong news again is very say but a new OlliOlli game and a new Oxenfree game is pretty neat I admit

 
 
dephoenix

I didnt get any of my unrealistic hopes and dreams realized, but there was a lot of good shit in that Indie TMNT is looking great, Aztech looks dope, Never Yield looks promising, and Im excited to see There Is No Game come to

 
 
NeoTurbo

HOLY SHUT WERE GETTING AN OXENFREE 2!!! I should replay the first one to celebrate!

 
 
medicamecanica

Not gonna lie, the longing seems like the ultimate podcast

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Roll7 just made me NEW OLLIOLLI!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Trials of Fire is God damn I blinked and 3 hours had Highly recommend to my board game loving

 
 
dephoenix

Last minute Indie World (pipedream) wishlist: Re:Legend finally coming to Switch, Monster Crown too, more cat games, Untitled Goose Game 2 with the goose invading Nintendo worlds, and a new mascot platformer to fill that hole in my

 
 
Ricky Namara

Random Thoughts While Pooping Hollywood Edition: can we really remove the human subplots from kaiju movies without damaging the narrative flow? Yes this post is in correlation to the recent Kong VS Godzilla

 
 
Slimybear245

Just one hour left to get dissapointed by no Silksong news for real actualy for real realise of the reals we have to get Silksong news this time really maybe, possibly

 
 
Churros89

So I got into a selection process for a really REALLY nice job offer, however now I have a week to deliver some sort of long form test/homework, and this is the EXACT kind of thing that I struggle hard with due to ADHD and Im worried I wont finish it

 
 
RiffRaff

Noticed this has a nice little discount on the eShop Looks like a silly time and right up my Gonna wait to see what happens at the showcase later before buying Anyone play it? Worth my time?

 
 
Kerrik52

Ive written over 5000 words now and I still have 8 Tales games to go, awards ranking to do and a snazzy conclusion discussing Arise to whip out of thin Who knew writing about 25 years worth of games would be like this?

 
 
Operative20

Tried making dango yesterday and it was kind of a I massively undercooked it and also most likely put way too much flour because I have never baked from scratch Tasted like I bit into play-doh :( Gotta try again soon

 
 
Gamingnerd

Just bought 192 DOGE after waking up to the coin soaring in price from 7 cents to 13 see how this turns

 
 
Cathedral

After 30 hours in Octopath Kind of over Its disappointing that the tales dont intertwine more than just being in the same

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Played 4k60 Yakuza Kiwami 2 yesterday on the new PC, felt good after not being able to proceed with the series for a while due to performance These games are soooo good

 
 
Snaileb

Thanks to everyone for the job advice, sorry I didnt reply to I hate Anywho I got the engineering job, Im sitting in my office drafting blueprints and after 15 years it came back like a lightning Thanks again everyone!

 
 
medicamecanica

The new ps5 update makes it so you can set hdr to only when I ran into games like trails of cold steel where they were looking real bad on ps5 unless I manually turned it

 
 
Parismio

Someone get him a blanket!

 
 
lokhe

Im late to the party with Ghost of Tsushima but Im just in love with the What style of play did you go for? I find myself steering hard away from the stealth because the samurai fantasy is just

 
 
Slimybear245

Got the DLC for a Hat In Time on ps4 and decided to get 40time pieces,I thought I didnt do much in the game but actualy only had 3 time pieces back to the game has reminded me how nice the controls and movement feel in this

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Dino Crisis is finally on the soundtracks

 
 
TheLimoMaker

If you fancy watching a murder by words, this was just brutal (and brilliant) to watch

 
 
bong264

#LateNightStatus

 
 
RiffRaff

Unlike real life, I like a good conspiracy theory mystery in my Or even a good who-done-it mystery to Yakuza/Judgment, Ace Attorney, Obra Dinn, all get me super invested in the What are some games with great mysteries?

 
 
Whispering Willow

Sega is going to attack

 
 
NeoTurbo

Warframe just casually dropping another amazing song in the new

 
 
Parismio

New Nier raid hurts so A few more goes at it and I think Ill be able to do

 
 
Electric Reaper

Apparently, the soreness from the J&J COVID-19 vaccine is intermittent, but ibuprofen definitely It seems like the side effects from any of 3 vaccines that got emergency use authorizations in the USA appear in around 8-14 hours or

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Im in the land of late-to-the-party, and I get why David Tennant is such a beloved Until now Ive only watched Eccleston, a bit of Smith, and that one REALLY good Colin Baker The Girl in the Fireplace was excellent T_T

 
 
Derpunkel

Theres a spring sale on the ps store, I started browsing psprices before quickly realizing wait, should I really purchase digital goods from sony?

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Beat Sunset Solid game-the traversal is definitely the star of the show and I can imagine it had a good influence on Spidermans