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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

Jetter Mars

Just Arrived! I still plan on getting Faselei! to finish up my NGPC Though it doesnt show up on Ebay very often and its the farthest thing from

 
 
Yue chan

Happy Friday Hope you had a good day and a great weekend ❤️

 
 
Cloudman Sam

If any still remembered about S2 its coming in

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Super Mushroom or Power Star? Its time to go back to my Splatoon 2 roots once again as we take on a special Splatfest dedicated to the 35th Anniversary of Super Mario

 
 
PatBateman17

If Paper Mario Origami King follows the same progression as the first two streamers, it should clock in around 900

 
 
Anthony Marzano

There needs to be a full-scale game based on the Cabaret Club Management mini-game in Yakuza I have deemed it essential and

 
 
Slimybear245

Not seen much or any people say this but I do think even if it was unintentional its intresting how much Persona 5 Strikers mirrors some of the ideas that Persona 5 was planned to be early in time combat and backtracking the world

 
 
Kerrik52

Thanks to a lazy Google search I accidentally found out that Gant is a brand that sells swimming And now I can only assume that was the intended pun of the swimming-infatuated Ace Attorney I love this stupid

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Dragon Quest 11 is batshit insane and the writing only gets more ludicrous the further in I

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
ScionVyse

And here it is, my first review of Forgotten Sands! I think this one turned out really well, so have a look if youve got the time, and tell me what you think I can Friday bump!

 
 
Mamekuma

I used a gift card to pay the blue XSX controller, but I found out moments later that the share button doesnt work on Windows yet, so I have some buyers At least it feels great, with matte textures on the back and shoulder/trigger buttons!

 
 
indigit4l

Congratulations to the fluffers out there on national fluffers The hard work behind the scenes comes from these essential workers and deserves this day of

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

A double-header of packages arrived today! Wonder who theyre from?

 
 
Vadicta

#striptoid

 
 
taterchimp

Tracking a package, and as of today it is in Expected delivery is I have my

 
 
Whispering Willow

Finally getting around to watching Harley Quinn in full on HBO Max rather that hacked up YT clips and its really good over Helped me laugh a lot in these crazy

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Judgement Silverword is probably the first shmup Ive ever put more than 5 hours After 8 hours total during a period of over a year, I finally beat it So I dont even get to fight the real final Oh I need to move

 
 
Zer0t0nin

in the middle of Season 2 of Clone Wars and for a kids show thats a lot of brain parasites, fanatics-suicide, war-orphans, engineered killer-viruses and so its surprisingly

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I never thought Id see a goddamn MDickie game on a Crazy Gotta get this He makes some bad/but good to great It has demo on the eshop too! Review link

 
 
dephoenix

#shirttoid

 
 
CJ Andriessen

I am totally obsessed with the GPU song from Astros

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Had to explain to my niece what the difference was between Dubai and Abu Dhabi? Specifically that the people of Dubai dont like t he Flintstones, while the people of YabuDhabi

 
 
cockaroach

In the midst of all the BS at the Capitol, trump, covid, and the impeachment, at least joe the pigeon will not be euthanized

 
 
Plissken

I was waiting to find the perfect little mirror for the clients to try the But I already had it and just realized today: Aliens‘ extended cut on Laserdisc <3

 
 
Slimybear245

I know I just made a qpost but this is important, Nintendo changed the mario icon for when the eshop loads to catsuit mario from 3D Just looking at eshop deals now Ghost Busters is $5, and noticed that

 
 
ChronoLynxx

This weeks TGIF is up over in the blog section! Come join the fun and let us know how your week went along with all your weekend plans!

 
 
Riley1sSpook

Pitch me your ideal Berserk

 
 
TurboKill

Got nervous about the Limited Run Scott Pilgrim release because I got a high volume notification and Ive been through that enough But I managed to get a KO edition for It is finally safe from digital only

 
 
Slimybear245

For those or you who loved or really enjoyed the Last of Us Part 2 which going by the community game of year 2020 is a lot of dtoid users have a question about what you think of what seems like a pacing issue to Spoiler of in comments

 
 
JohnSmith123

Hot take: Nintendo’s games would be better with devs outside Like Metroid done by id Software or some shit like That would

 
 
Occams

All this talk of toys is I’ve been getting some fun pieces to decorate my Here’s my newest

 
 
lokhe

My body is 144Hz, Ultrawide Inject it

 
 
Chris Moyse

I hope youre doing ok this week Be sure to find some rest and solace this Treat yourself to something nice - it doesnt have to be pricey - and be sure to remember that you are Enough for all of Love U x

 
 
JuIc3

I’ve already pooped 3 times A bad omen, for

 
 
Mike Sounders

When you sleep in but then realize its a Friday and you have to work at

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Any tips on grinding in Dragon Quest 11? Currently underlevelled for a boss das they swipe me every time regardless of Ive found the game to be super grindy so far, so any advice on how to cut it down to a minimum would be

 
 
ChandlerS04

Just ordered Gloomhaven Jaws of the Im looking for more rpg campaign based coop board games

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Just about to start day 4 of Disco Elysium and somehow I managed to get a nice, gluten-free Yes, I used a No, I didnt follow it religiously, I just checked in on it from time to I thought I missed it too!

 
 
Parismio

Well just finished playing a few hours of MH4U and man I forgot how colorful it I hope Rises other locations have more color to them because I have noticed that games w/ the RE Engine always seem to have darker colors to

 
 
Ricky Namara

Kids, will you step outside

 
 
RobsonC68704105

I finished my Polystation by A clone of NES that has physical characteristics similar to those of a PlayStation It is also known as Famiclone and rotates cartridges in the standard Console was kind of bad and now has a more beau

 
 
RobsonC68704105

I finished my Polystation by A clone of NES that has physical characteristics similar to those of a PlayStation It is also known as Famiclone and rotates cartridges in the standard Console was kind of bad and now has a more beau

 
 
Osc

Listened to a lot more pop songs in 2020 than I normally But thats because you have talented artists singing This song reminds me of Christina #musictoid | Olivia Rodrigo - drivers license