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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

homeoftheblues

I am literally anxious for Animal Crossing and Final Fantasy They cant come soon enough!

 
 
Boxman214

Okay, Im legitimately getting worried about Has he had a stroke or something?

 
 
RiffRaff

Yo! You can get classic Doom 1, 2, and 3 for a total of €6 on the eShop right now! Are the ports still borked with Bethesdas horseshit? (edit: Also in North America too :) )

 
 
Flanx

I need to lose about 70 pounds to regain my old prime

 
 
Uncle Arena Fighter

YOOOOO!!! Soleil, the ex-Ninja Gaiden devs behind Naruto Shinobi Striker, are making a 3D Samurai Jack game due out this summer! And theres even a bit of gameplay here!

 
 
taterchimp

I cant believe some people would just drop that

 
 
Hypno

When you actually have a good siege

 
 
ZombieC0RPS

My head feels like it is exploding from the I just have one simple request for all of you; please have an awesome day so that I may live vicariously through Thank

 
 
SirNinjaFace

Look at this beautiful thing! 11 years in a closet and it still Only thing I found on it was the MGS4 demo and trophy data for Arkham Look at it and realize that no other console will ever look this good and cook your

 
 
Forsaken Knight

I’ve been looking at gaming stuff on eBay, Specifically, Metroid I get an email from eBay asking me if I’d be interested in this, I purchased

 
 
MrPopadopoulis

Just finished S3 of Man in the High Castle, and I have to I really missed out by waiting this long to dive It takes a ton of guts/skill to make a show about a fascist empire where you not only empathize, but end up ROOTING for nazis, at

 
 
Occams

Ive been wandering around Twitch lately and having So if you have a Twitch channel, let me know in the comments and Ill follow

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

One of the most enjoyable things about recent happenings on the Twitters is the DOOMslayer/Isabelle So far Ive be rather fond of most of them, and its a v

 
 
Voltaic Owl

New Ring Fit arch-nemesis: Mountain Climbers

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

now knowing how great the xbox randomly became at the end of its life span, i kinda wish i spent a bit more and went with x instead of s

 
 
able to think

The cat got a new collar from He doesnt know to be excited because hes a cat but my housemate bought him a kitty condo and an automatic food Were hoping the latter gets him to stop bothering us for food two hours before feeding

 
 
RiffRaff

Good morning you sexy fuckers! Hope all is Eins post got me thinking, whats the worst thing youve ever tasted? For me, in India they make a masala spice flavored Its worse than it Beetroot is horrible (Different cola pictured)

 
 
Dennis Carden

Well, Igorrr released a (pretty solid) new track featuring George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher from Cannibal Just in time for #ArbitraryMetalTuesday, too!

 
 
Electric Reaper

Getting downvotes on reddit: Just another day of the downvotes on Dtoid: Why did this happen? Disqus having downvotes, taking them away, only to restore them was a bad string of

 
 
LastKingofHearts

SuperHot is 10 bucks right now on I went in completely blind and love every minute so

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Ill let you all judge how fitting this

 
 
Electric Reaper

Well, seeing waifus trip balls during an Agents of SHIELD episode was Also, doing those secret missions in Warhammer 40k Mechanicus is totally worth

 
 
Boxman214

I wrote a blog about my disappointing trip to Dave & Come check it out bump for the night folks

 
 
Hakkurei

Berwick Saga is what happens when Fire Emblems Father says Ill reinvent my invention and goes balls to the wall and reworks everything into an entirely new Im saying is: English patch is out, play it, it good, it really

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Im either 1/3 or 1/4 of the way through I think the 4th part is just a short Ep1 was really good and I wasnt expecting a cold ending after the last Not sure if Ill start ep2 now or in a couple weeks

 
 
Dan Roemer

Take me

 
 
elric6

So it turns out, IceJJFish is still making Fucking Never stop following your dreams,

 
 
Soulbow

Back to Basics is my triumphant (maybe) return to Streaming every night from at least 8-10PM (Live early Tonight features Frosty Bitchberry Flakes and possibly Feel free to hang

 
 
homeoftheblues

Im off for two weeks, and there are some games to pick from that I would love to startup (like Outer Worlds), but with Animal Crossing coming out in a few weeks I have the very strong feeling it will take over all my free Not a complaint, just

 
 
Michformer

So last year, I’ve made the swell decision to tour the underrated and lovely This year, I’m contemplating the chance to visit one of the regions responsible for inspiring my love of Would be my first time in the

 
 
triggerpigking

Dailysketch for today, playing around with a little steampunky style

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

If satan sharted out a

 
 
Kells

PSA: Nier Automata is for Gold members on the XBL

 
 
Electric Reaper

At this point in the Democratic primaries/caucuses, Michael Bloomberg should just drop His history is bad, his debate performance was crap, hes the Drumpf of the left, and he doesnt have ANY delegates Bernie Sanders for POTUS

 
 
Churros89

Expectation: cant wait to play No Mans Sky again! Reality:

 
 
LoneMak

Forgive me Dtoid for I have I overfapped a 69 :*(

 
 
able to think

Just got back from the therapist and not only did he cut the session in half due to me doing so well but hes also refunding the previous copays because my insurance covers Yay extra I stopped at the used game store on the way home

 
 
Tricerapops

Starlink Digital Deluxe is $24 on the MS store, if you wanted to try that thing and also wanted to save yes, it used to be Forewarning that the second content pack (ie the stuff they cut out of the game to sell to you later) is

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Ugh, still not Its time to finish the rest of the Sonic Adventure 2 Randomizer! (After that, IM NOT DOING ANY MORE SONIC GAMES FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR!)

 
 
WILFoftheblues

The feeling when I can finally wipe AND feel my Ahhhh lifes simple

 
 
Flanx

If I were a smart man Id try to clear some of the games I have near completion before the flood of ne- oops, I accidentally bought the Megaman Zero Legacy Collection oh no

 
 
Boxman214

This actually looks kind of cool

 
 
triggerpigking

Been trying to finish some dailysketches from ages back to add to a Im really happy I went back to this Octo-Girl

 
 
Rico the Penguin

Shaq (yes that Shaq) has a chicken diner called Big It is slightly expensive at 10 dollars or so an entree but it is, without exaggeration, the best chicken Ive had in my entire is unbelievably There are no

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Got an extra PC key, anyone want it? Ill message the first person who asks in the comments

 
 
Operative20

Is it sad that right now my wildest realistic fantasy is just landing a job with benefits? Seriously, Ive had to miss work a few days due to an emergency and my part time status where I work 37 hours a week but get no paid time off is wearing me down

 
 
RenaudB90

Hell of a day at the office

 
 
taterchimp

Disco Elysium and Mutant Road to Eden are on sale on Steam May have to bite on both, considering work bonus comes in at the end of the

 
 
MeanderBot

#MetalMonday

 
 
ScionVyse

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition has been rated by the That, along with the Korean rating heavily implies that the game will release relatively There was a rumour saying May 29, so that seems