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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

NeoTurbo

Gosh dang, the Obelisk dungeon in Nocturne is LOOOOOONG! Luckily I got to what I think is the last save point before the boss before it got too Now I sleep and then maybe level grind

 
 
bong264

#LateNightStatus

 
 
RenaudB90

Montreal to the Cup finals with an OT Im so drunk but Im so 28 years since the last I was two last time we got this I need more drinks and or weed!

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Quick summary of whats going on, the PSU from my previous build has been giving me the crashing Its time to get it replaced with a new

 
 
hlarge4

Latest game haul! Ive got a nice marble set, but its a bit of a to-do to set up and pack away to teach the Been 15 years since my last game, excited to see how rusty Ive gotten! (Chess, Dont be

 
 
Electric Reaper

After completing the Steam Forge Your Fate series, I got the Gorilla Scientist avatar What frames did you get, Dtoiders?

 
 
Boxman214

I cant believe I got two of you for $80! (also, your turn in the comments)

 
 
ChandlerS04

Wife was sneaky and looked through my XIV screens screenshots to get me a custom mug

 
 
bong264

Just Dawi

 
 
taterchimp

I got Villainous (both Marvel and Disney) and yeah, those games are good family Wish they were cross Thanos vs Jafar when?

 
 
Electric Reaper

I had a Home Run Inn It was pretty decent, and I am glad they used bacon instead of It would have been nice if the crust was taller and fluffier, :/

 
 
Exber

Moments like these mean everything: finally got around writing another This one is my review on Salt and Its kind of short but in the position Im in, it feels

 
 
Mamekuma

I almost forgot to post about it earlier, but Im doing another stream tonight to make up for Tuesday! Today ES4 Oblivion?? Thats right, were diving into an ugly classic! Tonight, 8PM ET!

 
 
Parismio

Alright yall I have mario golf Who wants to throw down online tomorrow!?

 
 
AdmiralAckbong

Well, after being a lifelong console kid Ive finally joined the PC master Anyone have suggestions for some games that will make me feel like its all been worth it?

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Since finding people for Among Us backfired, lets play Mario Kart for tonight!

 
 
SpikeyWiggedHero

Its Mid-Year, and Im interested in hearing (reading?) which gaming experiences suprised you so far in 2021, for better or worse?

 
 
RiffRaff
 
 
Flegma

So I tried baking a kind of Catalonian midsummer The YT comments say the dough is like brioche but with lard instead of butter (I used but I dont know what this was supposed to really be like or what even brioche is supposed to be

 
 
TheBlondeBass

START SKETCHING!

 
 
lewness

I did this a few days ago but - Ive survived SMT3 Matador fight on Hard Mode! Stocked up on force-resistant magatama and demons while I prayed he only does The walk to a save point after was also an ordeal Onward! (Gets creamed in kalpa 1)

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

this game is about to hit Game Pass next week (I already own it) the fact that its allowed to exist is amazing to me Such a welcomed total rip

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Mamekuma

Ive been bit by the bug and really want to play the Battle Network games in order, as I only physically own 2, 5, and Its been ages since Ive loaded up RetroArch though--where is the best place to get ROMs? Im scared of choosing one at random

 
 
Kerrik52

Its almost the 20th anniversary of Golden Sun, which isnt why Im playing it, but its a neat I like the pacing and Djinn The plot is kinda basic so far, but thats They also stole some ideas from Ocarina of Time it

 
 
Shibboletho

Just finished my prospectus Im now a PhD candidate and While thats fun in itself, its a fucking milestone because 23-year-old impostor-syndrome Shibb would never have imagined hed get this Love yall, Post Samus <3

 
 
Flanx

Post your favourite condiments/sauces I need some inspiration

 
 
hester2

Holy shit, you I thought it was a myth, but I can now confirm that the PS5 is real!

 
 
Zoey Handley

I finished Doom Eternal on If only the DLC wasnt so

 
 
Boxman214

A few days ago, gamestop had a glitch where this was listed as on their I ordered it and paid $5 Somehow the order went through and it just arrived hahaha

 
 
dephoenix

You ever get the urge to replay a game you didnt even like (or at least like that much) the first time around?

 
 
RiffRaff

QoL updates!

 
 
taterchimp

Brace your wallets, lads, the sale is here

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Just finished berserk and holy need more

 
 
Jetter Mars
 
 
Gajknight

#CurrentStatus

 
 
ctg867

Im not saying I support piracy, but when you never drop the price of your software and then discontinue physical prints, maybe you deserve it? *shrug*

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

heads up Sonic Mania and Horizon Chase are free on the Epic Games Store

 
 
Osc

You can test if your PC can install Windows 11 before it comes out as a free Comments saying if you dont have TPM enabled in bios, it will fail the test - but havent looked into

 
 
Flanx

hey thanks

 
 
GoofierBrute

Sonic being in a SMT game is even weirder than I

 
 
Goemar

Fuck America and its Metroid is out in

 
 
Lex

Well, seems like I got a Probably some sort of man-children bullshit nobody really

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Would people say Baldur Gate 1/2 dont hold up well now at all? Never played the game or know anything about them really, fanitacal has Baldur Gate 1/2 enhanced editions and that weird recent dlc for €9

 
 
Zalno

Just realized I missed

 
 
Vincentdante

A new interview just posted on Bokeh game studios (the Silent Hill/Siren guys) This one gives a little tease on what they are planning in their game though (subject to change keep in

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

NEW NEO TWEWY TRAILER DROPPED OH MY GOSH EVERYTHINGS FALLING APAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! theres a demo Morning BUMP-but-also-go-to-the-front-page-article-to-support-Destructoid-please!!

 
 
Ricky Namara

Wondering if that yellow electric rodent just insulted yo mama? Well wonder no more! Here is a handy dandy cheat sheet!