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April Fools: Not "nerd"--"node."

No sentence better exemplifies how I felt about Raiden the first time I played Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. After the sinking of the tanker, which is one of the best opening chapters in gaming history, I was waiting with antic...

 
 
 
 

From Sofware with Love: The Tower

I bought my PS3 in 2009, after saving up for it for months. It came bundled with Metal Gear Solid IV, and as soon i finished wiping my tears for Big Boss and Snake, i decided it was time to move on to another game, and that game was De...

 
 
 
 
 
 

From Software With Love: Re-releases and Remasters

This month sees the release of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin edition on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC; an updated version of the game running in a high definition 1080p resolution (with increased textures), 60fps frame ...

 
 
 
 

From Software With Love: Find a happy place...

The ‘Souls games can be unrelenting, brutal and dark; true tests of mental willpower, emotional fortitude and grim resolve. Whilst playing, the majority of the time you’ll likely be inching your way through labyrinthine du...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap (WiiU)

Despite my claims in a previous review, this month I was simply not done with Zelda, and even though I tried to put it down, once you get stuck into the rhythmic solving of puzzles and spelunking of temples nothing else quite scratche...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Hyrule Warriors (WiiU)

Taking a brief departure from the official canon of The Legend of Zelda, and uncharacteristically taking a risk with one of its most prestigious intellectual properties, in 2014 Nintendo released Hyrule Warriors on the WiiU. I'm reall...

 
 
 
 

MAJORA MARCH: The Most Disturbing Man in the Moon

Majora’s Mask ostensibly has a central antagonist, that of the titular mask and its influence over the poor innocent Skull Kid, and supposedly it’s because of this masked villain that you’re gathering power over the ...

 
 
 
 

Majora March: Lend Me Your Ears

Majora March is all about celebrating the minutiae of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask in wake of its recent remaster on the Nintendo 3DS. Playing the game with a fresh coat of paint has the cogs in my giant clock tower of a h...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bloggers Wanted: Majora March

[This month’s Bloggers Wanted comes from Preposterous Whitey and is all about weird masks and videogame conspiracy theories!] In the wake of the recent re-release of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask for the Nintendo 3DS,...

 
 
 
 

My Nine

I must apologize if this video is too artistic and somewhat creepy, here is another video if you need to cleanse your ears. To be honest I was not looking forward to this post. There is simply more than Nine people on the site tha...

 
 
 
 

The Nine Best Dtoiders Ever

I am not the easiest person to get to know. I'm a quiet guy raised by quiet people and I'm 75% deaf to boot. It's not the sort of life that produces the gregarious, amiable type. Being friends with me usually requires people who are co...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Happy Anniversary Dtoid: The Magnificent Nine

I've only just celebrated my one year anniversary here at Destructoid; I officially signed up in February 2014 after lurking for a couple of years in awe of the GIF bombs in the front page articles comments' sections. It's been good so...

 
 
 
 

I Love Shadow of the Colossus!

[This is an essay I wrote a while ago for my college work. It wasn't for a formal assignment, but instead just a practice piece that we were allowed to pick any topic for. So I decided to gush about SotC. I've been sitting on it for ag...

 
 
 
 

Band of Bloggers: Journey into Peril!

I bet you're wondering why that's an image from the old fallout games? For this month's Band of Bloggers assignment -- dedicated to one of my favorite gaming franchises of ever, Fallout -- I ahead of time asked Scholarly Gamer, one of...

 
 
 
 

Important Tips to Win at Sport Betting

Although a large number of people across the globe enjoy a flutter, but many understand as much as necessary about what they are doing to win at sports betting such as soccer betting in the long term. In betting, it is all about getti...

 
 
 
 

The Gift of Gaming: BIONIC ARM!

A great gift to me is something that qualifies the phrase, "the gift that keeps on giving." And what better gift is there that has more to give then what it initially offers then a good old fashioned fighting game? 2008 sounds so rece...

 
 
 
 

The Gift Of Gaming: The Conversation Piece

Aahh, the “small talk”. Wonderful, isn't it? This simple tool helps us throw a rope to others so we do not feel alone as we stumble around in the dim light that is our life. We're never quite fully knowing if we're about to...

 
 
 
 

The Gift of Gaming: Influences on my sleeve

My name is Nick and I've been playing games my entire life. In this here blog, I'd like to share what games I consider to be influential on who I am today and probably impacted you too. First up, Sim City. Sim City brought me into adu...

 
 
 
 

Giving Thanks: Sega Genesis Collection

Initially I had scrapped an entirely different Giving Thanks post because I got to the point when there had to be a decision made about what could be included and what could not and instead the post got junked. Which sucked because I w...

 
 
 
 

Fangs for the Memories: Slender

It was surprisingly difficult to choose a top horror game, or horror moment. The first that came to mind was ‘of course, Fatal Frame!’. The game is generally very eerie; the ambience is effective; of a breeze drifting throu...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Giving Thanks: The Miiverse

Though touted as one of the greater evolutions in gaming, I’ve never been a huge proponent of online gaming. Indulging in a game’s world and story is a personal experience for me. The voices and actions of other players, pa...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

CaimDark Reloaded

For what felt like forever every game wanted to be GTA or Now Call of Duty and Rockstar are both chasing an all-consumimg trend set by a tiny developer Id never heard of and copied extremely successfully by I feel

 
 
dephoenix

So I thought Id get a head start on the game Im playing for my #BandofBloggers theme next month (psst, btw write about taking a walk in the woods guys) and hoo frame may have #TooManyDotDotDots

 
 
Greenhornet214

Never knew I wanted But I really want Link in

 
 
Salador

Quick Cblog question - what size should I make images? I need them to be as big as they can be for detail without either breaking the editor or slowing down the just need to know what resolution to resize them Can anyone tell me?

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Well, shit, Harrys been busy slammin and

 
 
Kerrik52

What even is this song? Is it the curse of Kats?

 
 
Luckrequired

Pop quiz, hot #MikeMartinMondays

 
 
Goemar

Coupon for $5 off a $60 purchase at Play-Asia in the

 
 
Forsaken Knight

Picked up the Stone Mason edition of God of War for my best He says he likes it so I’m not a God of War fan myself, but it’s cool seeing someone else having so much fun with And it was one epic unboxing event! Tons of stuff!

 
 
Greenhornet214

Good morning everyone! Pic unrelated

 
 
JcDent

My Ancestors Legacy review is Its also available on my damn

 
 
Michformer

Its been nearly a year since I last published anything regarding game design online, so seeing my newest piece featured on Gamasutra once again proved so Good thing that my knack for writing remained

 
 
Seymour

Back again after another short break! Getting better at rationing out my medication so that I dont go 1 to 2 weeks without Felt good enough to record some Hyrule Warriors this morning and hope to record some Nocturne later!

 
 
Lex

Something, something, But its something I asked myself more times than I probably

 
 
Tohsaka

Well Thats quite the sampler for whats coming up in Splatoon

 
 
Union pvt bong264

My mind decided to remind me of this songs I dont know why, and the only place I remember it from was guitar

 
 
Flegma

Im well set to do my MySims Got MySims, Kingdom, Racing, Party, Agents, SkyHeroes on Wii and Kingdom, Racing, Kingdom, SkyHeroes, Agents on Kingdom*2 on DS? I accidentally bought a second Now I just need a few months for

 
 
Jetfandam

Fuck this hot summer weather! Im

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Finished Dusty Token I didnt realize how much Id enjoy messing around with infinite Gravity Power until I unlocked Then again, knowing me and platformer hubs, I shouldve expected Id enjoy having that kind of freedom!

 
 
SrChurros

Temperature dropped here this weekend and it is already feeling like Pro: it is great for Con: waking up early and getting ready for work while it is 8°C (47°F for you imperial heretics) should be

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

i finally got my mining job to level 70 in FFXIV, it took me over a month of playing the game to do so, but i did now i gotta get done with soon i will be able to level all of the crafting classes and gather most of the needed mats

 
 
JamesHayton

Hi, everyone !

 
 
JcDent

Holy shit, this is the best thing thats happening in 2e Age of Sigmar and something that should strike 8e 40K right

 
 
Heat

Potato chips, beer, rum and Thats what i call a good sunday

 
 
JcDent

How a bomb falling out of a B-17 feels

 
 
JcDent

Turkish Helicopters DEMOLISH Patch Of Dirt With Kurdish Sympathies, FAIL To Hit Journalists Unlike Glorious Russian Air Murder

 
 
Fuzunga

I was just going to complain that nobody reminded me about the Onrush open beta because its taking me so long to download (11 gigs!) that itll be over by the time it BUT its now been extended by 2 days so I guess Im playing it after all!

 
 
A LevelHeaded Gamer

Deadpool 2’s box office haul worries me a It’s an awesome movie (I definitely found it funnier compared to the But it grossed $7M lower than the original, even with double the budget, and failed to meet the $305-350M

 
 
Tohsaka

All Much to be improved

 
 
TriCerAroK

Resi 7 Coming to Switch!!! A streaming

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

I may have bought video games this

 
 
Fuzunga

An informative video that seems like it was made specifically for you

 
 
Donley Time

Man, we finally did it! Boss 101 is out on the Xbox One right What a I know we have been quiet here on Destructoid but we are working behind the scenes! Hope everyone is well and remember to always - LIVE YOUR DREAMS!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Well that was quite something and she wasn’t kidding Fun fight too! Should probably warn about spoilers, even if the game is almost 10 years old

 
 
Mike Sounders

Hi Destructoid! Torch is finally building me after like 2 years!

 
 
dephoenix

Well that was Had trouble getting a DVD out of my When I tried to eject, it just made a horrible sound & wouldnt come Eventually did and I tried it with a different disc & had no issues, so apparently it was the DVDs

 
 
Michformer

I keep getting a Are you sure youre human? page every time I try saving my Danke schon for any help you can

 
 
Flanx

Im meant to be saving games in September but Ive already forgotten what they are?

 
 
taterchimp

Just found jigsaws parking garage in Fallout 4 and what the shit is that about

 
 
Matt I Guess

I made jambalaya for dinner I’m pretty happy with how it turned out! Also went shopping yesterday and a bunch of other

 
 
Greenhornet214

The music is the unsung hero of Hyrule Its

 
 
Isuma

Even though Infinity War is the best Avengers movie it still got nothing on both Deadpools movies (saw DP2 today) and Black THOSE are the real saviors of a saturated

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Hey everybody! Im doing a giveaway for two people where you can win either: A copy of Half-Genie Hero(with all the DLC) on Steam, or a two-pin set from A Hat in All you have to do is comment below! Winners will be picked US only please!

 
 
A LevelHeaded Gamer

Any Destiny players here? Ive beaten the new Lair (Raid) thrice already and the boss mechanics were Once you get it down though, it becomes almost like muscle know a lot of players detest it due to the

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

One Bayonetta down, one more to go!

 
 
zatoseyes

Secret of Evermore is Man, its such a great A deeply flawed game, but still It also has an after credits Suck it Marvel!

 
 
Professor Dillyball

Got a whole bunch of games (perhaps too many?) from the Devolver Steam sale last Now to find time to play them Well anyways, my first ever cBlog is up! Have a great day!

 
 
Michformer

The more I play Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth, the more disappointed I am about GOGs decision to take it down last Prevents it from being accessible to modern audiences, which is a bummer since I believe itd benefit