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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

Gajknight

For your perusal

 
 
Cathedral

Since were doing this

 
 
Lawman

GMs kind of (As if beating us to the punch will stop us from using it against you anyway)

 
 
Mamekuma

Havent played the game yet, but still a huge fan of the series! Cant wait to try it!!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Since the Paperback Paradise things are coming up, I might as well share this before it can be used against

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

On the subject of Paperback Paradise, heres an oldun, but a (Note: this does not belong to me and I have never written for or been in any way affiliated with Paperback Which of their covers has made you laugh the hardest, Destructoid

 
 
Goemar

Well after a bit of faffing about, my Switchs audio and discord chat play through the same Nintendo, the master of online

 
 
Lord Spencer

I just finished writing my review of SaGa Frontier 2 ()as part of my PS1 Check it

 
 
Slimybear245

Everhood is 25% off on the eshop now actualy some really nice indie deals with that new sale Probably will pick up Everhood and if I am being complete honest half the reason I will is because Adzuken/Zoey said she wanted to strangle the

 
 
Silver the 3rd

So now that Ive done all the spiderman challenge missions (max ratings) I have to say (this is before I even finished chapter 2) that it is completely unfair to have challenges that rely on skill but then to also have a large amount of that be luck

 
 
Cathedral

Hi guys, remember me? The guy who got his truck out of the shop only to have a branch fall on it two days later? Well I just got some new wheels and tires for my other car and BOOM! One of them Not even 100 miles on them WEEEEEEEEEEEEE

 
 
Whispering Willow

More essential

 
 
Derpunkel

Comics! Akira is way bigger than I expected

 
 
Gummypuss

I am happy to report that the Spiderman games causing PS5 bricks is the biggest load of I tested it 12 different times with both games in every scenario putting it in rest The latest patch has fixed In 2021 its 95%

 
 
Shut Up Ace

I am no longer down with the sickness! You telling me to shut up is a necessity!

 
 
 Deadgar64

Weird question for anyone who may know the Nier Replicant physical pre-order says it comes Game case but doesnt say The special edition say game Does the normal physical not come with a disc?

 
 
Occams

My on-card vintage figure collection My office is starting to look like a toy

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Trails of Cold Steel, like Trails in the Sky, is truly something I waited years to play part 3, and once I did, I quickly lost myself in its world once It feels like coming home meeting dear old friends

 
 
KingofPangea

So, the Dino Crisis soundtrack dropped on Steam at Wonder if this is a prelude of things to

 
 
TheIntern

Death Dealers has launched! Follow Alex Fossor, Necromancer, as he contends with dark magic, secret societies, silver-tongued femme fatales, undead frat boys, and a drug-peddling cult seeking the ultimate Link in the comments!

 
 
Hypno

If I have to see one more bad faith TLOU2 take I’m going Amazing how many people who have not and dont intend to play something let it ruin their lives to the point that they instinctively fling shit at even the faintest whiff of TLOU or

 
 
RenaudB90

Ive had my PS5 for less than a month and avoid using my Dualsense for anything besides PS5 titles and the damn thing has already started having a mild leftward drift on the left

 
 
Soulbow eh

Is EGLX the new GameStop? 🤔🤔🤔 HOLY MOLY

 
 
Flanx

Wish I could understand why this planets inhabitants are obsessed with

 
 
Goemar

Aztecha, a love letter to Bionic Commando? Remember when it was revealed his arm was powered by his dead wife? No one? Just me?

 
 
Goemar

Konami announced a game?!?! Jesus christ couldnt have predicted

 
 
CelicaCrazed

Me waiting for Moyse or Marzano to post the

 
 
NeoTurbo

Uh so Im replaying the first Oxenfree and lets just say I didnt realize things are slightly WEIRDER in a second

 
 
Gummypuss

Sooo I finally bought Spiderman Remastered and Miles Morales after great Will rest mode brick my bought from a scalper PS5 for real?

 
 
Aurachad

So apparently Ezio

 
 
Gajknight

The world aint fair man (Sadly dabs)

 
 
Xeo

I literally care nothing about anything shown in the showcase except TMNT, which I already But thats TMNT is more than enough for This is

 
 
RiffRaff

All in all, great Bunch of stuff Im interested Maybe Ill snag The Love that art And Oxenfree II!! Hells Yeah!!!

 
 
GoofierBrute

So that Nindie showcase was pretty A few of the games arent my cup of tea or Ill forget about in a few minutes, but there were a couple that got I did get whiplash over the TMNT reveal

 
 
RenaudB90

Skull Hero Slayer is low key my biggest hype of that

 
 
Slimybear245

No Silksong news again is very say but a new OlliOlli game and a new Oxenfree game is pretty neat I admit

 
 
dephoenix

I didnt get any of my unrealistic hopes and dreams realized, but there was a lot of good shit in that Indie TMNT is looking great, Aztech looks dope, Never Yield looks promising, and Im excited to see There Is No Game come to

 
 
NeoTurbo

HOLY SHUT WERE GETTING AN OXENFREE 2!!! I should replay the first one to celebrate!

 
 
medicamecanica

Not gonna lie, the longing seems like the ultimate podcast

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Roll7 just made me NEW OLLIOLLI!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Trials of Fire is God damn I blinked and 3 hours had Highly recommend to my board game loving

 
 
dephoenix

Last minute Indie World (pipedream) wishlist: Re:Legend finally coming to Switch, Monster Crown too, more cat games, Untitled Goose Game 2 with the goose invading Nintendo worlds, and a new mascot platformer to fill that hole in my

 
 
Ricky Namara

Random Thoughts While Pooping Hollywood Edition: can we really remove the human subplots from kaiju movies without damaging the narrative flow? Yes this post is in correlation to the recent Kong VS Godzilla

 
 
Slimybear245

Just one hour left to get dissapointed by no Silksong news for real actualy for real realise of the reals we have to get Silksong news this time really maybe, possibly

 
 
Churros89

So I got into a selection process for a really REALLY nice job offer, however now I have a week to deliver some sort of long form test/homework, and this is the EXACT kind of thing that I struggle hard with due to ADHD and Im worried I wont finish it

 
 
RiffRaff

Noticed this has a nice little discount on the eShop Looks like a silly time and right up my Gonna wait to see what happens at the showcase later before buying Anyone play it? Worth my time?