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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

Anthony Marzano

In this the season of #cursedmas, let us not forget that #darksiders3 is

 
 
sp testure

I have to admit Im one of those people who put a couple hours into route B lost But now Im going to power through it and get to Route C which I hear is pretty good Lord Im finding a lot of dead YoRHa stuff!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

In another universe, Pokemon could have had a Pokemon based on

 
 
Churros89

Also played against him using a proxy deck mimicking my MtG Arena I think Occams would probably dog my improvised fairy

 
 
Churros89

Aaaaw yeah, my brother finally brought me the Killer Bees + other cards he bought for me when he was in São Also gave me some insect cards he got from a bulk box he

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Fable 3, Dragon Age 2, Skyward the top of my head, these are the three worst games from this Ride to Hell was hilarious, Mighty 9 made me want to beat it, and Siege doesnt actually

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Just went to a winter themed avatar on my No padoru for you

 
 
Electric Reaper

Both Hellsing Ultimate Abridged and The Flash season 5 agree on one thing: Rob Zombie songs are great music for fictional

 
 
Agent9

A very big thank you to my Secret Santa! Gundam to me is what Seige is to With this my Gundam 00 collection is close to completion!

 
 
whybmonotacrab

I feel like whoever composed the Darksiders Genesis soundtrack is super into Nier Oh, and Darksiders Genesis is

 
 
D-Volt

Competitive Overwatch on Switch is one of the most frustrating things Ive ever No one knows how to play their heroes and no one knows the Even with voice chat everyone ignores your Big

 
 
Boxman214

I would like The Orange Box to be Remastered on next gen consoles so we can play it without all the load

 
 
Osc

A very somber and haunting Sometimes you just need to listen to these types of #musictoid | AWOLNATION - California Halo Blue

 
 
triggerpigking

Testing out drawing angry emotions today and also tried a pen sketch, so I redrew a sketch I did of angry boi Think its worked out

 
 
MajinPadoru

Its December bois! Time to relinquish the last vestiges of resistance and submit to the

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Are you ready for the second week of class? In the second lesson of FGHS 101, we take a look at VF Animation, Fighters Megamix and Virtua Fighter 3! Open your textbooks and head over to

 
 
Voltaic Owl

The proud feeling when your 4yo starts humming Gourmet Race unprovoked :)

 
 
Boxman214

Trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 is up! I think it looks like a good time

 
 
medicamecanica

I got some mangos

 
 
Dangus Taargus

So Ive played 319 games since I began keeping track a few years ago, and recently Ive been organizing it into a Theres a tab for played games by Backlog And Played by console (also Link in

 
 
PhilKenSebben

On the eighth day of #Cursedmas my true love gave to

 
 
Fuzunga

MEGA PEARL

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Any of you sexy Bois know the best way to get a 4-5 perfect IV ditto in sword n shield?

 
 
NeoTurbo

Annnnd thats by secret Santa gift mailed! I hope they like it!

 
 
jobejoe

I started Ori and the Blind Forest today even though Im meant to be playing something I love how you need to create your own save Im interested how long Ill play it for as Im not really a fan of Metroidvania

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Im not gonna lie, I just want that holographic

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas #NSFW

 
 
taterchimp

I reloaded, threw my gun, it turned into a brain, grew legs, and started shooting Gettin brain like Krang

 
 
 Deadgar64

Dunno if I ever posted her in her final But this is Lydia Had my old man, whos a photographer, take some shots of More in the

 
 
GoofierBrute

#Cursedmas, but this time its a bit

 
 
eastyy

Anyone ever had that one thing that put them off a game ? Ring of red for ps2, i was really hoping the aiming mechanic was real time like how many darts game us and when the percentage goes up it makes it easier to aim nope aiming was all percent based

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Im disappointing all my middle school teachers and succumbing to peer Limo has been pestering me to play Disco Elysium so Ill be streaming it for most of the day - come say hi!

 
 
ScionVyse

Dtoid feature suggestion, if possible: Embedding Twitch clips in Qposts similar to how YouTube videos

 
 
Seymour

Raihan is so fucking

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas

 
 
Adzuken

My husband and I have successfully relocated to our new apartment in Now we must test our relationship in the crucible of IKEA furniture

 
 
RiffRaff

My favorite #Cursedmas movie! Home Stallone!

 
 
triggerpigking

Sketched Jill from Va11halla today, one of my favorite characters, been meaning to pick it up again on the

 
 
Electric Reaper

31 hours later, I have completely beaten Tesla vs Ive gotten every achievement, weapon, and fully leveled up each I couldnt find one particular perk, but either its glitched, super rare, or just a

 
 
taterchimp

Just saw a comment on Spec Ops: the Line that was Silent Hill: Dubai and if that doesnt hit the goddamn nail on the head

 
 
RenaudB90

Titanfall 2 would be a fun game if it wasnt filled with Titanfall Or had a matchmaking system that didnt suck

 
 
Boxman214

After playing Reach, I thought I might try playing through 4 (only played it once, at I just cant do it! This game sucks so hard!

 
 
taterchimp

Okay, I lied, Im back on Borderlands doing Moze

 
 
AtomicBanana

#Cursedmas

 
 
ScionVyse

Super Smash Bros Ultimate is a year old Anyone want to play some tonight? EDIT: Done for the night!

 
 
Electric Reaper

While there are times I wish the FTC had sharper teeth, they are seriously overreaching here and they could end up violating the First Amendment and/or chilling free

 
 
Xeo

To anyone and everyone who has extended their reach and well wishes to help my family and I, my wife and I want to take a moment to thank Ill update more

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Todays giveaway is for Links Awakening!