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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

Greentinsel214

One word review of The Last Jedi: Milk

 
 
Electric Reaper

If youre feeling stressed, and youre at home with a furry pet mammal (like a cat, dog, or bunny), try petting them for several It can be an effective way to calm down, especially if the animal is

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

my dad bought me Battlefront II today so that we could play we sunk in a couple of hours into the game its a lot of

 
 
Marcel Hoang

Im obsessed with Quad City DJ remixes

 
 
homeoftheSinningSantablues

The Empire interfered with the 2014 Sochi Winter #StarWarsSpoilers

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Gamestop has a PS4 sale with some good deals in Im considering going for KH ETC for I may even go out for the limited edition, since its the same How is it

 
 
dephoenix

Another thing I forgot about Okami is that theres one song in it that is super creepy and makes me very, very Its called Mysterious Power and it haunts #SpookyMusicToid

 
 
ALinkToTheDan

This book is

 
 
hester2

Oh hey, the storys picking Lets throw in a confusing map, narrow paths the AI falls off of, and a horseshit difficulty spike! - The people who made Chapter 7 of Xenoblade

 
 
iam16bit

I really need to stop posting these things so

 
 
Tohsaka

If you want to spoof a Japanese account and have a PS4, Dissidia NT is getting an open beta Might end up having one in the US too but thats yet to be

 
 
Raiku Santaford

I forgot how good Okami

 
 
taterchimp

I do not wish to evade the world, yet I will forever build my own

 
 
hLargeNavidad4

Good God do I hate wrapping Nevermind 50 of

 
 
SpielerDad

At a wedding I wasn’t too keen at first, but 5 vodkas later, I’m feeling

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Saw Star Wars VIII It was Rose is precious and the best rebel

 
 
Parismio

We couldve had it allllllllll!

 
 
Kristmas Kaiser

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is looking great

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Funky Music Saturday! #TheyDontAllHaveToHaveAlliteration

 
 
Eint Nicholas

Wish I hadnt missed the Secret Enjoyed it lots last

 
 
SrChurros

Oh, sweet, Terraria now have the option to play in brazilian portuguese, lets check it hmm, looks good so oh looks like I got a weapon *giant bow(acessory) mistranslated as giant bow(weapon)* aaaaaw

 
 
Czar Kazem

I just started FFXV back up for the first time since January AND I JUST LEARNED YOU CAN LISTEN TO WEIGHT OF THE WORLD WHILE YOURE DRIVING?????? IM SO HYPE RIGHT NOW, GUYS

 
 
SrChurros

GF is kinda of sick + I had some work/college stuff to do, so we arent spending this weekend Then I decided to give her mini-christmas gift early so we could have some online This game feels pretty different from the last time I played

 
 
Shoggoth2588

For whatever reason my switch isnt recognizing when my right Joycon is inserted into I think its an issue with the Joycon itself Hopefully q-tips will fix the issue!

 
 
Double Monocles

Hope youre all doing well Its the end of a long damn week for Come kick it with some Baroness

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Played pubg on Xbox The controls are janky as fuck, n64 games look better sometimes, but I had a good time with My god the menu system sucks though

 
 
Chris Moyse

Some elements of my weekend were fascinating and exploratory, others made my head *so ill* It was legitimately Regardless of all that, you’re all so wonderful sending these secret gifts to each I hope you’re feelin festive and happy

 
 
GoofierBrute

Thank you to my Secret Santa who gave me the greatest gift of all: the gift of

 
 
Jetfandam

Fighting Games are great and had a big influence on the wonderful creators of

 
 
TheLimoMaker

So we are about to watch The Emoji are only streaming our audio for copyright reasons, but if you want to watch along, just ask one of us for a link in the chat and we will let you share our See ya GM deserves

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Its time Ill leave the stream link below and within the next hour or Watch it if you want to watch the emoji movie and

 
 
Perro

The XC2 Diaries: Having a better time with the game now that Im following the main quest line and putting side questing on I keep accidentally skipping I admit however that the voice acting is very hit or miss in the game

 
 
ooktar

Thank you so much to my Secret Santa Retrofraction for this wonderful I love the letter you wrote me and on top of the games and Anime, the mix CD of Space Jam Christmas mixes is one of the greatest gifts Ive ever Im incredibly grateful

 
 
Dango

You defined the art, and it defines

 
 
able to think

My housemate got me an awesome early Christmas

 
 
jaygerbomb

This has been a pretty crappy Our dog bit my 4 year old on Monday - not bad, but scared us as he was only an inch from his throat - and weve made the difficult decision to send him to foster home tomorrow to ultimately find a new home for

 
 
bjorn264

The biggest shout out to whoever my secret santa is! Controversial opinion but I really liked bioshock infinite, and seige of columbia always looked Thanks again!

 
 
MAXIMUM CHRISTMAS

I feel like every iteration of Shifty Station is better than the

 
 
Tohsaka

Did a thing for once after Nothing fancy but enough to say I still know how to use FT, at

 
 
mullon

Im considering buying Laytons Mystery Journey for the 3DS, even though its reviews are terrible, even though its an overpriced phone game, because Ive played every other Layton

 
 
Rad Party God
 
 
bjorn264

GoG released the lego star wars and the force unleashed games yesterday on their library!

 
 
Electric Reaper

Netflix, why would you do this?

 
 
Yrahcaz

Thinking of picking up a Dreamcast for Any game suggestions (no Sonic) that I should keep an eye out for? Also is a VMU worth it? Or is it required?

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Unless something falls through, this saturday might be the night I livestream The Emoji Movie and Pixels as they slowly fucking kill me and the rest of my bad movie night group since they agreed to participate in this living You did

 
 
Gajknight

Undeniable proof

 
 
TriMyrrhAroK

Oh, Cave Story is

 
 
iam16bit

While youre all out watching the new Star Wars Ive been home watching the original trilogy the way it was meant to be, in widescreen and with no

 
 
Nathan D

Time to finally see what all the fuss is

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

I finally replayed KOTOR 1 and Im glad I took a break from new stuff to revisit So good, I was hooked from beginning to end just like the first time over a decade Whoever likes RPGS and Star Wars really shouldnt miss