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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

dephoenixlikessandwiches

CYOA Update: Looks like Chapter 5 will continue with James asking Rose why shes there and Cedis suggestions will be used in the next Congrats Cedi! I have plenty of free time this weekend so expect to see Chapter 5 between Friday and

 
 
elric6

This arrived about two hours ago and I already love Im kind of having a hard time putting it

 
 
RiffRaff

Been making my way through the Uncharted series over the past few months, and besides being one of the greatest series Ive ever played, it occurred to me, why the fuck isnt there a big budget Indiana Jones game They would sell like hotcakes!

 
 
D-Volt

Destructoid Qpost mods be

 
 
Xeo

I think I socialize and can be myself more on here these days than in real As a stay at home dad extrovert with some social anxiety these just struggle to really do any real socializing My best friend is my wife these

 
 
Virtua Kazama

My replay of the past Splatfest last

 
 
Rico the Penguin

Did someone say #allthat?

 
 
Xeo

Happy #ThrashMetalThursday, motheruckers!

 
 
Alphadeus

Whirlwind (2017) - Song is a bit out of my comfort zone, but I think it came out pretty Was going for a drum and bass type

 
 
UnclearlySamElliot

Im the kind of guy who pays a premium just to have an ethernet adapter hidden inside the Switchs Its expensive being that guy

 
 
Eingon Spankgler

#ThiccThursday #NSFW In the #[email protected]

 
 
dephoenixlikessandwiches

I used to cut out pics from gaming magazines and put them up on my Took them down a while back and put them in a Was looking at them and found one from the PS2 game Haunting Looked it up on PS4 re-release please?

 
 
SpookinVyse

Its that time of year, time to do a clean install of Windows to brush off all the digital

 
 
UnclearlySamElliot

hot take: dark themes should be the standard everywhere on everything, when you go from a dark site to a white site its like an oncoming car with their high beams I blame companies like Apple with their designer chic Clean aesthetic

 
 
BigDoniel

Incase anyone doesnt know, the Joycons (maybe Pro too) got an update aswell, you have to manually update in the settings

 
 
Serethyn

Pretty noice haul, if I do may say so

 
 
Sir Charles of Shred

Hey guys, just posted a CBlog on Overcoming Check it out and let me know what you Hope you all enjoy it!

 
 
Chris Moyse

Happy Birthday Guerilla!! Have a really wicked day doode :))

 
 
UnclearlySamElliot

Hardly remember anything about this game, but this is one of those overworld themes that never leaves my

 
 
vxxy

#ThiccThursday #NSFWoranywayreally #YouWereWarned (Pics in comments below)

 
 
Guerrilla

A pretty good haul for my birthday this year! Not pictured, a digital download of Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen and Fire Emblem Warriors (which arrives

 
 
Perro

Activisions new micro transaction tool is sneaky, profiling the player based off of skill level, other Example, P1 loves to The tool can match the player to expert snipers w/ better guns, encouraging player to buy weapons to step it up

 
 
Jiraya

Spongebob: Anime Ending, I lack words to describe this

 
 
Eingon Spankgler

Apparently The Rock is in a short list of actors sought out to do the voice of Pikachu in a Detective Pikachu

 
 
Rulue

On music youve heard in games, give me your A B S O L U T E W O R S T youve

 
 
KnickKnackMyWack

Normally I believe DMCA stuff is justified, but the online multiplayer mod for SM64 is not one of Nintendo should have made that themselves, or at least hired the modders to put it on Having played it, its an absolute blast with

 
 
ALinkToTheDan

One character you wish to see added to the next Super Smash Personally, I would love to see Simon from

 
 
Occams

Ok, So in regards to #ThiccThursday and #CatgirlFriday and #allthat lets do If you arent sure about the NSFW-ness post it in the comments with a heads up in the That way folks have to click to see it and no one gets in trouble at work

 
 
Eingon Spankgler

#ThiccThursday Happy Heart Attack

 
 
Greenhornet214

#ThiccThursday

 
 
SpielerDad

It is 50 degrees outside and the AC is blasting at the I will never poke fun at my female colleagues again when they complain about it being Im going to ask if I can borrow one of their

 
 
iam16bat

Ive Been working on a new blog series and Im hoping the first part will be ready by As for the Gaming Fact of the Day Im really happy you all are enjoying it, Ive been trying to find facts that havent been covered on every clickbait

 
 
Eingon Spankgler

#ThiccThursday Is this one safe enough for you guys?

 
 
Raiku Skeletonford

So Gamestop shipped my Chrom amiibo but not my Tiki Ive been charged for They better not cancel

 
 
whatsacow

Think Im done with music All my shit

 
 
Inquisitive Ravencaw

That was fast! Someone translated a lot of the text in Shin Megami Tensei: Synchronicity Some of it they werent able to edit, but at least the important stuff is there! Link to instructions in the Morning Bump!

 
 
whatsacow

You ever have one of those days where the first thought that pops into your head is so fucked up that youre angry for the rest of the day and its completely irrational? Or is it just me?

 
 
homeoftheghouls

This kind of slipped under my Releasing on December 5th, just in time for the for discount members like Prime and Gamers Club) isnt a horrible price, but it is still $10 bucks too much I

 
 
the navi is a lie

I had Skittles and coffee for breakfast It’ll be a good

 
 
Rudorlf

After 10 years of absence from filmmaking, and the commercial failure of the last film, Angie22 is stoked to continue the original Waifuween saga without the involvement of Synopsis and heavy GIFs (Warning for mobile data users!) in the

 
 
RiffRaff

Aww yeah! A day off finally!! Time too play games till my eyes How have you guys been?

 
 
Shinkz

Pyro is getting a fucking Jetpack?!

 
 
bones264

Briton Boys II: back to the chip

 
 
Chris Moyse

Bracing British climate

 
 
Silver Luso

Fuck nazis, pic unrelated

 
 
Serethyn

Jesus Roosevelt Christ, I think Valkyria Revolution beats MGS4 in terms of cutscene I just counted 12 - TWELVE - cutscenes in a row without any gameplay in This is just I’m glad most devs have more

 
 
JcDent

Bought some classic

 
 
Horroridan

This guys skits are pretty much all on

 
 
Jetfandam

Ive switched X with Shes a lot of fun and her swordstrikes reminds me of a 2D version of Nightmare from Soul She ends her level 3 sometimes with So tasty! and the switch between Bow, Greatsword and Dual Swords makes her