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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 navi is a lie

So I decided I needed a new spooky anime of October and started something thats been on my watchlist for my while, Hellsing!! And I love it so much far, I dont know how I havent watched it yet, and it may be a new Oh and Alucard is so

 
 
Jiraya

Just finished hat in time ! Its a great game !

 
 
Shinkz

So I finally tried the demo for Flynn and its pretty Alyssa did a great write up about Im excited for the full

 
 
chlmera

#wolfensteinII

 
 
Edgelord Kerrik52

I think Im gonna spend the Metal Tusedays leading up to Halloween posting Helloween Fitting, no? And theyre awesome to boot!

 
 
Ghostmaniac3434

#arbitrarymetaltuesday you say? Well who am I to resist a bit of indulgence in this hallowed Heres some more Ghost for Also there might be something Something blog

 
 
Nathan D

Much #2Btuesday

 
 
Zer0t0nin

#ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 
The InFamous TMF

Say what you want about Super, but Gokus new transformation was Gave me some real Naruto Four Tails

 
 
Inquisitive Ravencaw

So, it turns out I didnt get that part-time Motion Designer job at the TV Im sadly not surprised, but it still For once I really felt like I had a shot at something big Id I guess Ill focus on the upcoming printing job for

 
 
lokhe

Imperial Raspberry Wit, Damn son, this beer is delicious as fuck!

 
 
Rad Party Skellington

My dad is starting to post Shia Labeouf memes on my familys group I dont know if I should feel Or

 
 
homeoftheghouls

I just happened to see this Star Wars PS4 Pro edition up for sale, and I think it is pretty damn I dont need an upgrade, but I sure do like Link in

 
 
ZombieC0RPS

MvC:I looks like a really good Micro-transaction game with a light sprinkle of fighting elements to

 
 
BucketBranch

Where do you guys find people to play games with?

 
 
Guerrrrrilla

Wolfenstein II is so I need it in my veins!

 
 
Lynx Amali

I am so grateful for the block kind of hilarious because I never thought Id use

 
 
homeoftheghouls

So Best Nuy has decided that I wont recieve my South Park game until Friday, wtf :/

 
 
NeoTurbo Spook Cat Supreme

Anyone have any tips about setting up a online portfolio/blog for my photography? When I get back home next week Im finally going to start putting effort into looking more professional and getting my skills out

 
 
Tokora

Anyone have suggestions for youtubers or writers who go very in depth into game design/mechanics? Stuff thats the same quality as Game Makers Toolkit, or the Nerdwriter, except for videogames!

 
 
iam16bat

Good News: My Dreamcast is working again so can finally finish Skies of Bad News: I cant seem to find my VGA

 
 
Flegma

Because Im phlegmatic and not feeling like figuring how else to get my SSD to work again, Ill just reinstall And write a cblog as thats Blade Runner game pictures, who needs them anyway?

 
 
dephoenixlikessandwiches

Oh fuck, Wolfenstein 2 is so close to release and I still need to play through New Order and Old

 
 
Deadmoons Hairy Butt

I wrote a blog dedicated to obliterating your false gaming Check it out!

 
 
mullon

What is taking Nintendo so long to release that last Breath of the Wild DLC?

 
 
SpookinVyse

Famitsu gave Mario Odyssey 39/40, the highest score for a 3D Mario since

 
 
ShadeOfLight

I bought The Witcher 3 (base-game only) for €30 on September Its now on sale for €20 for the GotY Yet despite being a week after the 14-day deadline, Steam just accepted my refund request no questions So that was nice of them!

 
 
Zer0t0nin

Its that time

 
 
Rudorlf

Guess whos still alive at the end of this trailer?

 
 
jasondm300

Finished up Undertale for the first Did a pacifist Good Not the best game ever, but well done, especially for one

 
 
Jinx 01

Now all I need is friends!

 
 
Shibboleth

Everyone’s getting followed by spambots pretending to be girls and I’m over here getting followed by some dude named That’s a really poor advertising strategy, my

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

i just saw a trailer to a movie called The Florida Project starring Willem Dafoe, i have to see i know exactly every location featured in the film, because i used to go past them all the its set in Kissime, over where the cheap hotels

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Its a little surreal having to pay attention to AAA PC games Seeing reviews of Evil Within and Divinity, just a few months ago I wouldve dismissed them with Eh, I cant run it Now I have to actually consider whether Id like them or

 
 
Samhain

Thats to Papa

 
 
Chris Moyse

Hey guys n gals, hope your week is getting off to a good Keep fightin, smile if you are able, relax if you Never forget youre among friends

 
 
Sir Charles of Shred

THRASH UNTIL YOU DIE #ArbitraryMetalTueday

 
 
bones264

Gonna be away for the day, dont worry Ill be watching

 
 
Silver Luso

Spookster

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Basically deaf in my left ear right Totally worth Ive got some pics/vids Ill post For now here is an official 40minute stream of a small part of the Im on it several times!

 
 
ikiryou

Havent played much lately outside of No Mans Sky/Elite Dangerous/Fallout 4 due to other commitments & lack of funds to buy anything is a cuphead?

 
 
Alphadeus

Infinity (2017) - New 17th track of the month of I feel like Im running out of steam, so I might rearrange some classic pieces of mine instead of writing brand new Im trying to write 31 songs this

 
 
Rudorlf

Like Layman/Wolfman, I too have a follower willing to prostitute himself for fast cars and

 
 
Everybodys Wolfman

Well in fairness, I DO love burning

 
 
DEADgar64

FYI for Quake fans PC Gamer has a nifty article about what theyre calling The Most Ambitious Quake Its really quite Link in the

 
 
Dwavenhobble

So WWE 2K18 has a promotion thing with At some point you have to wonder if some-one related to the game is trolling Vince because of how mad he apparently got about a certain previous finger licking that

 
 
Bush Dog

Last night, Ive started watching Jojos Bizarre Adventure (2012) and now Im regretting that I avoided watching it because of the (The audio is from the ending theme but more popular because of the To Be Continued meme)