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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: 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...

 
 
 
 

Giving Thanks: Pokemon Ruby & Sapphire

...My Pa (Grandfather) passed away 13 years ago today. November 16th, 2001. His wife Nana passed away earlier this year after a long fight against Alzheimer's. I was 10 when he passed away... not really concerned with anything more tha...

 
 
 
 

10 Things You Most Likely Didn't Know About Hosse

Hello, Destructoid readers. I've been putting this off for months, but I think it is time for you guys to learn 10 things about me. 1. I am Bisesxual and Transgender (Male-to-Female) Professor Oak was the first person to understand Fi...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

CaimDark Reloaded

Our psychopathology teacher asked the class to watch the Joker, part of our grade will be an activity based on the God I love Hollywood!

 
 
Mike Sounders

Morning dtoid

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

I miss Demon Slayer

 
 
Zer0t0nin

The responsible thing when you work a ton? Getting roped into more Like the complete remodeling, -lighting, -sounding, -wiring and everything else-ing of a small underground

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Anodyne is on sale in the eShop till the 17th for Give it a Its a trippy, cute Zelda

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Me goose-ta all these gooseified Cower before the Great Grey Goose Hoooonk! Have a great day you silly geese!

 
 
GoofierBrute

Hey guys, I hate to post this, but I think Im going to need some finicial More info in the (Late night bump)

 
 
Electric Reaper

If you were running a space empire, space republic (or any sort of interstellar state), how many inhabited planets would it have to possess before an entire planet was used as a parking structure and nothing else?

 
 
SCREAMour

Yay! Its been awhile since I caught wind of Upvotebot <3

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Did a small arts fest this past

 
 
DeScruff

So am I alone in preferring to use the ZL and ZR buttons on switch over the regular L and R buttons? It feels like every game Ive been playing lately if you need to hold a button to aim, it uses L/R rather then

 
 
dephoenix

I finally beat a Zelda game that wasnt a spin Im proud of

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Supposedly Sonics redesign for the movie If its legit, its a big improvement! (still blue arms, though)

 
 
TriSCAREapops

My earbuds died at the gym, and the music there sounded like the kid of pitched-shifted text-to-speech processed cheese that sexy millenials must listen It sounded like Alexa was getting tickle Thats Old folks home it

 
 
OmegaPhattyAcid

A lot of people love Fortnite and others love to hate One thing that cant be denied though is Epic Games marketing mastery and their ability to capitalize on Ill be talking about it in my upcoming -OPA

 
 
triggerpigking

Todays linktober skull kid

 
 
TysonOfTime

Wasnt sure where I fell on the Joker controversy until someone in my screening started low chuckling at every act of At the end one lady started cackling, and yelling vaguely sinister things before the credits started Dont like

 
 
Electric Reaper

Abolish Fuck Exactly! Fuck all authoritarian governments and leaders, regardless of which nation-states theyre

 
 
TurboKill

You know why I surprisingly enjoy CoD Mobile? I go in thinking, first time with this mode, lets just not get last Then this I sometimes go by Leeroy I feel it perfectly describes my play style in FPS and fighting game

 
 
indigit4l

Jimmy Kimmel Live is filming at a Mexican restaurant right by my Im told Im sitting in a good Look for me on TV 😄

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

I wish I hadnt waited so long to play Berseria after I thought they were unrelated, but turns out theyre set in the same Berseria has plenty of references to Zestiria, most of which Ive

 
 
indigit4l

60 Minutes did a really good piece on Hong Kong protests and Even at the end they talked about the censorship So did John Oliver last night, but for some reason no mention of Blizzard bc its vidya gamez, Im

 
 
Osc

Zedd, among others, popularized and pushed EDM back into the US mainstream after a lengthy time It was nice hearing the songs of people like Avicii, Swedish House Mafia, and David Guetta on the #musictoid | Zedd, Foxes - Clarity

 
 
ShadeOfLight

A new friend just sent me this with the message “It’s pretty nasty, but I’m sending it anyway to test the limits of your Clearly she’s never been to

 
 
Cloudman Sam
 
 
zatoseyes

#MikeMondays

 
 
Count Parismeow Returns

So Ive already given over ten hours to fantasy life so far and Im really mad that I didnt get this Well that and story of I wanna try it the switch game some

 
 
Electric Reaper

Magical Girl Monday

 
 
Boxman214

#MikeMondays

 
 
Gajknight

#SpookyPSAtober #ChooseBallNotBomb

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Finally, a Switch game I can easily afford!

 
 
Snaileb

#Striptoid

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Took a shot on a game called Bad North for Switch over the Gotta say its a addictive, minimalist RTS game that is perfect if you want something enjoyable in small Definitely give it

 
 
maycausecancer

Happy (Canadian) Thanksgiving!

 
 
Neronium

So I dont know if its true or not, but A Hat in Time for Switch is saying it now comes out on November 8th rather than October While if true that makes me sad, I also didnt realize that Outer Worlds comes out this month so happy days on that

 
 
mullon

What about a first person shooter based on the Spanish-American War?

 
 
elric6

Code Vein is not a good Its okay at best and suffers from trying to be a Pseudo-Souls Near everything about its design falls flat outside of its class If youre on the fence about it, wait for a sale price

 
 
Linkman Touchdown

As much as everybody might hate Epic, I think we really have to appreciate their dedication with That thing last night was amazing, and they even decided to kill the game for a while for the Not many BR games have so much passion in them

 
 
Boxman214

My PS4 isnt getting much use these Main reason? It has this problem where it regularly puts itself into sleep mode, no matter what Im doing (playing a game, watching youtube, sitting on the main home page, Pretty much pisses me

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Another blessed #mermay is upon

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Hope you all have a great start to your week!

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

The Clean is one of my favorite bands of all Buncha dorks from New Zealand making goofy indie They’re rough around the edges, poppy tunes with a DIY punk attitude, but it hits hard for Rings

 
 
Fuzunga

Crazy RWBY fact from a new behind-the-scenes The crew had originally intended Neo to be voiced by Sarah Silverman, but when they couldnt get her in time they left out the Fans thought it was interesting so they left Neo mute

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Welp now that I have some time Im gonna do something Ive been planning to do for a long Finally play Deus Ex from beginning to

 
 
GetNekKid

I made some brisket for Thanksgiving and it turned out pretty good!

 
 
Mike Sounders

Its The Big Os 20th Season 3

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

What Astral Chain lacks in story and character,it makes up for in visual design and unique Theres a little Okami and NierAutomata in there, It also feels like theyre competing with FromSoft on raising stakes as you

 
 
Jetter Mars

Just finished The Last Of Us Remastered and while I still think its good this version has so many bugs in Enemies run around aimlessly, button prompts just stop working, and sometimes bullets didnt even phase I still cant wait for 2 though