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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

THE INFAMOUS JCITY

Its time for SummerSlam! 😎

 
 
THE INFAMOUS JCITY

Starting to think that the recent resurgence in Nazi related news are a smart marketing ploy for Wolfenstein 2 and Call of Duty WW2 (complete with Nazi zombies) where you can unleash your social rage and disgust by KILLING ALL THE NAZIS!😃

 
 
absolutfreak

Ready for the swings with my daughter at Hershey Park!

 
 
Marcel Hoang

Of course Frys has Frys has everything

 
 
Kerrik52

Good god, that was a #SymphogearSunday and a half! They did something I didnt know I wanted, gave Chris & Maria a duet and had the most awesome fight More of this, please!

 
 
SpielerDad

I preordered an Xbox One I have no self

 
 
Electric Reaper

These are Science has gone too far this

 
 
Electric Reaper

I went to the local Wendys today for lunch, and of course, they had Fox Noise on their The more annoying problem was that they ran out of Pepper syrup, so I ended up mixing Pepper, Barqs root beer, and Cherry The taste was weird

 
 
kevlarmonkey

Im in mourning, I closed a comic file Id had for 22 years today

 
 
taterchimp

After beating the crap out of Steamworld Heist, I moved onto XCom, which I played for 2 hours previously, and another 4

 
 
Spiders For Sale

Why is there a singular, really long hair popping up in my eyebrows seemingly over night every so often?

 
 
absolutfreak

4 hours until I get to see the Westeros dream team in action! I cant remember the last time I was this excited for an episode of a tv

 
 
Shoggoth2588

does everyone stand on the subject of Broccoli on pizza? A good topping or the single best topping?

 
 
Occams

While white people debate whether hot dogs are sandwiches, I found this This is the final

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Another VA-11 HALL-A character study! This time its all about Betty and what she brought to the game as a Good stuff!

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Watched Moana this Lovely movie from start to

 
 
NeoTurbo

Family photo day, and my sister made me take a selfie with Came out so good i thought Id share it!

 
 
Zalno

I decided to start writing my next C-Blog now that I have a little bit of Been listening to one of my favorite indie artists to help me form my thoughts and the theme of the

 
 
Shinkz

Anybody remember Zoo Tycoon? They remade it and gave it a new

 
 
SpielerDad

So, its going to be named Roady McHighway Face It will be an

 
 
Rad Party God

First Impressions of Pyre: NBA Jam made And it has a talking I like

 
 
Greenhornet214

I cant stop watching this guys

 
 
arkane9

Am I the only one who gets really annoyed when checking out Kotakus Sunday Comics, and the characters featured in the header arent correct? By correct, I mean the most recognizable and zoomed in a manner thats Is it just me?

 
 
Bob The God Lawyer

WHO IS READY FOR SOME HARD ON?!?

 
 
Nathan D

Aww yeeeah!

 
 
CblogRecaps

No recap today, Im choosing

 
 
Donley Time

Check out our latest game development blog post right here at Destructoid! How do you make a hat for Boss 101? Find out right now -->

 
 
Tohsaka

Going through old shirts in storage (see

 
 
Tohsaka

Summer breaks almost

 
 
FlanxLycanth

Oh man, I just wanna lie down and be still for an extended period of

 
 
TricerArocK

This is how much my foot injury set me vs three months ago (3 mos ago pic in go ahead and stay It just means I have potential, or

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Ive been watching a Nioh Lets Play today, and it led me to some musings: When does a popular and highly influential game (or style of game) become a genre? When does a game like Nioh stop being a ripoff and start being a Soulslike?

 
 
Chris Moyse

Hope youre having a great weekend guys xxx Heres a tune that sounds like my brain operating

 
 
JcDent

Audio from British bombers flying over Germany in

 
 
Flegma

Suggestion: in Sonic Mania TMZ, let the boss grab you in the In my case, he grabbed Tails and Im 5 minutes from having the time run out (Ive waited for three minutes now and I dont see what I can do while the hands are grasping

 
 
SpielerDad

Found a dead mouse in a bin in the A live baby mouse was holding onto the the dead I was Told the wife and she told me to kill the baby mouse Im apparently married to a Roman

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

For some reason a lot of people in my life are My Mom randomly wanting to clean more stuff, my Supervisor changing up my hours, and even a friend deciding to travel out of town instead of hanging out as

 
 
Shinkz

What are you up to Platinum

 
 
JcDent

I subscribe to the idea that the current STEM drive is actually an effort to drive down STEM wages via market

 
 
Flegma

#ScreenshotSunday part 2 - the window borders on Virtua Cop 2 are actually quite nice to what Sega Touring Car Championship looks like right It also created an Internet Explorer Setup shortcut in the Windows Start menu?

 
 
Kerrik52

The Sonython goes on and Childs Play needs your cash! Today its Ace Combat 2, Metal Gear Solid, Entwined and Gran Turismo Go here to check it #ForTheKids

 
 
Rudorlf

End of second day! Will start uploading pics of the events and the cosplayers grabbing some of you guys within 2-3 days!

 
 
Flegma

#ScreenshotSunday - Sorry for missing Instead, I shouldnt be this happy to be able to see something like this on Windows

 
 
Sir Shenanigans

What are your favorite fruits? Traditionally-considered fruits, for the sake of For me its probably Bananas, Rainier cherries, and Pears (Anjou or Bosc, had a few great Asian Bonus, think Im becoming obsessed with

 
 
Spiders For Sale

Post some video game soundtracks with prominent funky/smooth bass,

 
 
saxman234

#SurpriseCatboySunday I cant think of things to post often enough so heres a cute cat for your Sunday

 
 
Dere

Wifes birthday Shes a pretty cool Lets do everything she wants to do today

 
 
Papa Niero

Mesh gaming router thats actually a tiny helicopter slash chilled cupholder

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

A littler earlier than normal, but Im afraid of the So is this pun of the day: I should have been sad when my flashlight batteries died, but I was