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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

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GoofierBrute

Me: Man Smash Ultimates soundtrack is pretty amazing so I dont know how they could top it more than they Nobuko Toda, MGS 3 Composer: Hold my

 
 
JcDent

Why play tanks in tank battles if you can go AAA to ruin peoples kill streaks and STILL COME IN THE FIRST IN THE TEAM AND GET BEST Bonus points for getting into a plane yourself to knock out enemy

 
 
Boxed Swine

TFW youre at a Blizzard meeting coming up with a new Overwatch character that represents a unique culture and a developer says, What about a hamster instead?

 
 
Jinx 01

When someone tells you they game with a

 
 
Fuzunga

The music in Sunshade sounds like a sultry version of Traverse Perverse Town?

 
 
SrChurros

Sonic Mania Plus DLC impressions so far: I like it but I dont love Encore mode is fun but the level changes are minimal, new characters are ugly but are really fun toplay, new minigame is meh and new 3D levels are hard as

 
 
KnickKnackMyWack

Regrettably, Ive lost my more modern tablet pen somehow and Im probably not going to be able to afford another for a I can still use my old pen for drawing Sucks, but thems the breaks I

 
 
4kmariomagic

Borderlands 2

 
 
Tohsaka

You ever uppercut someone so hard that you blue screened?

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Im a bad Meant to post this Im sorry Folks, our buddy is going through some real bad times and needs Hes got babies, bills, and is starting a job, but his paycheck is awhile Can we help? Link to PayPal in comments

 
 
Czar Kazem

Well thanks a bunch, free summon!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I just had the absolute WORST shift at work today! Some big wig is visiting tomorrow, so they had me clean my entire Which is almost 1/4 of the And still help For 6 1/2 hours (my shift was supposed to be 5

 
 
Parismio

I like that gamestop

 
 
absolutfreak

Got home, and was excited to see the new login

 
 
LaTerry

Snake Eater arrangement in Ultimate

 
 
ScionVyse

So, as of today Ive gone three months with no fast food or carbonated I was really tempted to get myself a can of Pepsi today, but Ive decided that I wont drink any of that until I hit my Im 215 now, hoping to get to 190 this

 
 
Parismio

Sorry Anna, Tressa is now best

 
 
taterchimp

I was going to become a rapper, but I realized it was just a def

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Pretty sweet review of the Voltron Lego Voltron, the best of all the

 
 
whatsacow

God of war nitpick: man climbing is Its so slow! Its not much individually but it adds up, and I dont like exploring becaus I know Ill have to spend another 20 minutes

 
 
Dwavenhobble

sharing this because coverage of devs doing good deserve recognition

 
 
Fuzunga

I dont understand why Switch memory cards are apparently so expensive when SD cards are so Whats the difference? Can someone explain it to me?

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Don’t remember Riku-Ansem being all that difficult last time I played KH on But damn do I hate his last powaaah of dorkness

 
 
Hlarge4

Thank you so much to those that were able to donate towards my I am on the last 3 days worth of insulin and I was able to cover my oldest is losing her first tooth and I was so worried the tooth fairy wouldnt

 
 
Osc

Guys got a nice soulful Enjoy this blues rock #musictoid | Patrick Droney - Stand and Deliver

 
 
DeScruff

Im not one to kink shame I think I need to make an exception for

 
 
Neronium

Coming this year in November, yours truly will be doing another 24 hour charity livestream event for Extra Ive already got the logo made for what Im calling my contribution thanks to the talented Twitter user Sivartzz (hes also a

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

So, um, Atlus? I could use more Persona in my life sometime Maybe DLC for P5 while you work on P6? Youre not going to make us wait 8 years again,are you? Please

 
 
WILFoftheblues

Truth in advertising

 
 
Xeo

#ArbitraryMetalTuesday Continuing to showcase some of my favorite lesser known A more mellow jam today, that has always reminded me of how Whitesnake might have sounded as a power metal band without some of their 80s Enjoy!

 
 
absolutfreak

Today marks 8 years of being married to this awesome, sexy Thats 10 years total, amid I still get a smile on my face when she walks into the

 
 
Seymour

A while ago, I mentioned my local Comic-Con was bringing a bunch of Disney princesses with them (Ariel, Jasmine, Well, now theyre fleshing out other points in their So, Im also meeting Creed, Meredith, and Oscar from The Office! Awesome!

 
 
mullon

I finished Halo Wars 2, and now I really wish whoever did the writing for that did the writing for the main games, because the story was so much

 
 
Steel Squirrel

Every time I remember Rocksteady is making a new game, I think about the possibility of them making a TMNT game and I feel many good

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Going to stream some of a game called The Vagrant, on Scrustles Never played it before and I got it for 2 bucks so lets see how it

 
 
Fuzunga

Remember Death Jr?

 
 
TysonOfTime

Got into the MapleStory 2s 2nd Nervous about giving it a try, as Im not sure if I want to get into an MMO or

 
 
Princess bong264

Anyone gander a clue as to why Heretic/Hexen series never made it to GOG? I always thought they had it but apparently Same for commander Keen games Theyre on

 
 
Electric Reaper

It appears that someone in charge of making this movie really loves

 
 
Dangus Taargus

DMC4 is done and just in time as I was starting to get burned I think it might be my fave, or tied for first with 3? I think it was the better I think? Ranking is pretty obvious though: 4>=3>1>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>2

 
 
homeoftheblues

I just ordered this, and used a $50 Amazon gift card along with I would use it mainly for backwards compatibility, and I have work people on it The PS4 is where I do most everything Is it worth getting for $194 Tax)? Or just cancel?

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

There is a kickstarter for a Trogdor board game, and not a knock off they MAYBE licensed the rights type The Brothers Chaps themselves are making

 
 
Occams

An old friend sent me this This is the original copy of Legaia we bought together the day it came I remember it so We spent hours and hours playing this, maxing out every character and getting all the Made my heart

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

#arbitrarymetaltuesday Why not Ghost?

 
 
Soulbow

#StopMakingMeBlushToid

 
 
Flanx

Has a serious video ever made you laugh uncontrollably? Skip to

 
 
Sir Charles of Shred

#ArbitraryMetalTuesday keeping it

 
 
Scrustle

Just booted up Dantes Inferno since they just added it on XB1 Looking through the DLC since I never played The ability to dodge out of a combo is day-one DLC in that

 
 
Boxman214

I am at a complete loss for

 
 
RiffRaff

Fans of Nevermore, prog, and doom metal should absolutely love this band if they dont Check it out! #ArbitraryMetalTuesday Bump for the evening