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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

Gajknight

Man, who knew the characters in Kingdom Hearts 3 were so toxic to each Social media was a mistake

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Samurai Caim in SMT IV is now level 37 and on his way to Learning a skill that gets rid of low level encounters that also works on the world map was a huge

 
 
NeoTurbo

Been grabbing some Switch games to prep for my new traveling job! Got these 2 on sale, SNK Heroines for 30 and Civ 6 for 50! Thats purty good for Canadian prices!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, Im feelin in a book readin mood so I decided to preorder a new version of Ancient Wines by Patrick Thats in October though, so for now Imma read a book bout phages with some lovely lookin artwork, Thinking Like a Also Happy Easter

 
 
MajinRotty

Chronicles of Linkles Fashion #11: Tron Linkle is ready to enter the

 
 
Michformer

My singing Thief: Deadly Shadows’s praises has led me to another project helmed by Warren Spector, one bursting with dark Like Voodoo Vince, Epic Mickey revels in its atmospheric wickedness, a creative quality I’ve come to relish

 
 
Churros89

Happy chocolate and rabbits day folks! #babytoid

 
 
Boxman214

Good morning, and a HAPPY Easter to you!

 
 
PatBateman17

Happy Easter to anyone who believes in that 😁 Hope everyone is having a lovely weekend!

 
 
triggerpigking

Redrew Dana Zane, my first dailysketch, wanted to see how far ive come in the few months since i started results, not half bad

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Just finished Splinter Cell: Im pretty sure my ranking of the series will ascend with release Conviction ran like shit on my PC, but it was the most fun Ive had with the series On to Blacklist sans MGSV all over

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Yesterday I played Link: The Faces of Evil on CDi, Mario Tennis on Virtual Boy, and some racing game on The sign on the building said Videogame Museum, but I think Room 101 wouldve been more

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Hopefully the next Switch update will introduce a shopping cart to the auto-deleting things from wishlists if you have purchased those things, that would be

 
 
Rad Party God

AC Unity has been pretty good thus I mean, its the same old gameplay formula of classic AC games, but I just love running around in the Revolution era Ive found a few minor glitches thus far and the performance has been pretty darn

 
 
MeeGhoulz

Im using the extra free time of the holiday to try and finish some of my RE waifus Still gotta learn to properly paint, adding textures and a more realistic Well, baby

 
 
Vincentdante

I been meaning to sit down and complete Dragon Quest 11 sometime but after the announcement that a better version is coming to switch with more stuff I have been struggling to find the motivation to continue my old

 
 
Parismio

Yknow, I never felt much hype for

 
 
Electric Reaper

The Indominus Rex seems like a Mary Sue of a murderous Also, the Gotham episode Let Them Eat Pie is the most disturbing TV episode Ive seen in a long

 
 
JcDent

Rebirth is at the heart of the Promethian creed - and so it is in Christianity! Happy Easter!

 
 
Tricerapops

Maaaaaan, I am looking forward to my days off on Tuesday and I am going to be such a trash person, all Eating taco bell, drinking soda, and playing I cant wait! One twelve hour shift and one eight hour shift to go!

 
 
Seymour

Been watching some old presidential Kennedy has such poise, whilst Nixon seems incredibly nervous the entire Well, lets just say that history has a funny way of expressing

 
 
Tohsaka

Its that time of the month Probably wont be a new character until June but Im sure well know something Also link for 1v1 (Duodecim)

 
 
Boxman214

Sean Bean seems like a delightful This is a great interview!

 
 
TysonOfTime

Saw Book of Mormon live earlier Man, that shit was hilarious, and with great music to boot!

 
 
Tohsaka

Hey, who wants to give me about a half million Ental loan for this? Ill pay ya

 
 
Gundy

Posted without context because the context makes it so much

 
 
RolanberryPrins

In my defense, she was on

 
 
Mike Sounders

Chain of Memories Update: On floor 8 Gameplay is Story feels like a soulless attempt at trying to get Nintendo newcomer money while also appealing to those that played I-its not all the same we swear!

 
 
Osc

Watched It was entertaining and Not scary, and a bit campy at But I still loved the story and the ending was not something I was Good

 
 
Occams

This was my first Like my actual first Still running many, many moons later and gifted to someone who needed I kept the chrome skull shifter knob

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Kotaku gets called out for the garbage pail articles it publishes

 
 
Chris Hovermale

This screens a bit outdated, but Im feeling too lazy to update it I think Chapter 2 and 7 are very close ties for my favorites in gameplay, including their B-sides!

 
 
Michformer

In a span of a single day, I received more good news and finished my largest article yet (they keep getting Will have the former announced in the near-future and the latter published next

 
 
Boxman214

Hey dtoid

 
 
Frostyflakes

Vxxy and I are set to sling spells at each other in the next round of the BlondeBass Super Extravagant Magic Watch at EDIT: Because it was short gonna stream Siege with Limo and a drunk Probably monologue for

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Well, I tried to fix my TV the same way I fixed PS4, which is to say, I let it rest for a day, tried to turn it on again and it magically No such luck this

 
 
taterchimp

DogToid

 
 
Dere

Playing through Dark Souls 2 Huh, turns out I really do quite like I know it gets lots of flak, but I thoroughly enjoy it

 
 
triggerpigking

Cats gonna

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Ive given Phantom Pain about 90 minutes, maybe 2 hours, and and I liked Ground Zeroes I remember being excited about this game pre-launch but actually playing it just does nothing positive for MGS1 is just the only one in the series I

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, finished another read of a book that holds a lot of meaning for Found a copy of this book in my high school library due to random chance and it pushed me into Its been enlightening to return to it and see the concepts it

 
 
Chris Moyse

Amazing bodypainter Kay Pike (who I wrote about yonks ago) is currently painting one of my favourite characters of all time, Mortal Kombats Sindel :O Go check her out at:

 
 
On Air Fish

The Persona 5 level in Smash Ultimate makes me really hopeful for Persona 5 on

 
 
PhilKenSebben
 
 
lokhe

On a hunch I felt like reinstalling Dark Souls 3 and on the road home tonight I saw the most massive fucking blood moon Ive ever seen in my I think the universe is trying to reaffirm my

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

I think its time we took our relationship to the next level Im adding you to my bookmarks

 
 
Fuzunga

What do you guys think? Physical release? Next chapter? Both!?

 
 
KingofPangea

Happy Weed Day, ya filthy animals!

 
 
Games and Stuff

Just pre ordered MK 11 on Im looking forward to having fun getting my face smashed YOURE