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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

indigit4l

Beta signups are now open for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Surprise! You just gambled away $200 on worthless bullshit! --EA, having a great time

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

Turn on Get teabagged even though theyre at the same absolutely dismal GSP as me Turn off

 
 
Tohsaka

Jalter vs Asuna vs Sonic vs Youmu

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Super happy for dear ol AVGN: Youtube success couldnt have come to a nicer

 
 
Gajknight

#UnwholesomeWednesday

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Top 5 Vampire movies: 1 - Daybreakers 2 - Blade 3 - What we do in the Shadows 4 - Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust 5 - Dracula: Dead and Lovin it!

 
 
Flanx

Tomorrow Ill be taking the day off work to play some Smash and try out the new Samurai Shodown! No idea what characters will be available to play but Im

 
 
MrPopadopoulis

For anyone whos curious, this all-girl Japanese punk band just released, low-key, one of the best rock albums of the year:

 
 
Shibboletho

Four years ago, Koji Igarashi initiated a Kickstarter campaign for what was basically a new I immediately dropped about 1/3rd of my meager paycheck on Before Witcher 3, before Mighty Number 9, I backed Bring on the

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
 
hlarge4

Starting the new console off

 
 
Rudorlf

Welp, Alpha Protocols no longer available on :T Either SEGA were being dicks again, or maybe an actual remaster is in the making?

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

My Friend Pedro is finally out tomorrow, and this launch trailer is AMAZING!

 
 
Hypno

Fraud Fraud Fraud

 
 
Soulbow

When you stack up on a door in Siege and you know for a fact theres a Frost/Kapkan trap on the other side but your squad wont listen to #Penguintoid

 
 
Rudorlf

Kingpin: Life of Crime is a violent & sweary gangster-esque Deus Ex that could have been a great game, but alas it fell short of its Its still worth a playthrough I heard some recommend the Rags 2 Riches mod even for

 
 
MeeGhoulz

#shelfietoid I was organizing things better, before posting a Now, guess who doesnt want to take a bath?

 
 
dephoenix

I had another pic for #WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday to share, but upon further inspection it might be just a bit too much for the So a somewhat #NSFW bunny girl will be awaiting you in the

 
 
Emerald Gamez

I really hope you guys are ready for dreycanroc and XK29 tournament(And yes,im

 
 
Samhain

Square Enix should include a Hater mode in FF7 Remake, which would just boot up the original FF7 when selected

 
 
Lawman

So, uh, I finally beat Bloodstained Got to the credits, wanted to see where I was on the backer list and, I’m literally the first Is this a joke?

 
 
ShadeOfLight

An emotional rollercoaster in one headline: Boaty McBoatface, otherwise known as the one thing The Internet(TM) ever did right, is telling us the climate is more fucked than we

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Cant wait for both to be

 
 
SirNinjaFace

So I grabbed a free copy of Too Human from the Xbox store! Is it worth a playthrough?

 
 
Riff Raff

#Wholesometoid

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Unlike most games I find myself extremely excited for, I find myself trying to avoid info on Hollow Knight: At least until reviews come so I can see how it generally compares against the Wanting to go in as blind as possible this

 
 
Riff Raff

Good morning Dtoid! Hope you have a great day! Who is your favorite Nintendo character? Mine will forever and always be Luigi! Hes just so dreamy!

 
 
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Parismio

I finally was able to get a squadron in Ima recruit some characters later Also been leveling my astrologian and dark knight Healing n tankings been super fun, tho tanking gives me performance anxiety Still fun tho!

 
 
JcDent

This graph has more dramatic buildup that most Hollywood Night wishes he could do a tweest like this!

 
 
ChandlerS04

Really hope that the Trials of Mana remake OST has that same progress/space opera melody that -some- of the SoM Remake Im hoping that the Sacrifice theme gets it remake justice

 
 
Alex Heat

Could I have posted this in a more timely fashion? Yes, but I was playing

 
 
Tricerapops

Why do the triggers on the XBONE controller keep going from short to long press? How am I changing that?

 
 
dephoenix

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
 
Sharukurusu

Im skeptical about the FFVII remake and I feel like Im the only

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Completed my Warriors Shamash Eureka Shamash was the Sumerian God of the sun, morality, justice and

 
 
Forsaken Knight

FYI on the patch for It opened a bunch of unopened chests around the castle, including one that had an item needed to progress the So I’m soft locked and can’t

 
 
Rudorlf

I finally played through Commander Keen 1-3 was fun if outdated, confusing and frustrating (And no 4 & 5 was a massive improvement on every Except the water And speaking of which, go get fried on a silver platter,

 
 
Boxman214

I got my wife to start playing BOTW! She thinks its fun! I think it makes her even 🔥

 
 
taterchimp

Beat Fight for Sanctuary on The last boss is a major pain in the Im only 5 levels away from the cap, and then 8 levels of OP to I think I want to go through and do all missions once I reach OP8, and probably will Stream it on twitch

 
 
Electric Reaper

Playing Bloodstained Ritual of the Night under an orange moon, neat! Definitely liking Ritual of the Night more than Curse of the Moon so CotMs final boss fight is too

 
 
Rasori

Today Im about to play a game I have avoided for about 11 years, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Heard so many mixed things about it from This is best Zelda to This is worst Zelda and I cant avoid it anymore, I just have to

 
 
indigit4l

Going to move on from Mutant Year Had a great time with it yesterday for 90 minutes but tonight I spent an hour and got I encountered many situations, picked off a few dudes undetected, but there was a lot of I dont like

 
 
mullon

I watched the Honest Game Trailer for Sekiro is Ninja Scroll?

 
 
Mike Sounders

Junpei is half of you people right

 
 
ScionVyse

Had fun smashing it up with Gimic and Sam, and got to play some characters that I dont play too Weve gotta get some more Dtoid Smash Bros nights

 
 
homeoftheblues

Anyone want a Final Fantasy XIV Black Fat Chocabo Mount? Grab it in the comments, just post that you grabbed Give a moment for my comment to show up #selfietoid (EDIT: ITS CLAIMED)

 
 
RocketKnight

While you guys have been playing Bloodstained, Ive been going through SWAT 4 and its Really cool