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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

ModSquadLeader

Making a huge Zelda game It will be 10 of the games people told me were their favorite in and older leave a list of the 10 games in the comment section of this

 
 
Electric Reaper

There are times when I am watching anime filler episodes that make me question what sort of mind-bending drugs the studio was on at the

 
 
Tohsaka

My brain, following this

 
 
Riley1sCool

2020 is just playing the opening of Dead Space 2 on loop

 
 
indigit4l

O man o man o What a great game 4 to Hope Stars win in Crosses

 
 
taterchimp

Every time I think about Larry Croft a weird and unexplored part of me smiles just a little bit

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Scotch and This can only end so

 
 
homeoftheblues

Been binge watching Orange is the New Black with Today, 21 years ago, I asked her to marry Best decision I ever

 
 
Osc

Whoever mentioned in a random comment about ginger soda, orange juice, and vanilla Am Is

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I got a mysterious package from an organization called

 
 
Yue chan

Started a new anime Really enjoying it so It has a very unique

 
 
NeoTurbo

I make discount stir fry and garlic bread!! Whats discount about it? Ill let YOU

 
 
bong264

Just another dirty filthy secessionist for tonight :P if you have the ability to, get some ink armour wash from coat That stuff is amazing!

 
 
ctg867

Last of Us II surprisingly chill beach

 
 
hlarge4

Well Im playing Among Us from my phone at Dont know how to set up a group I got discord but I dont know if I can run both at once? Feel free to enlighten me!

 
 
Neronium

Super pissed off right My psychiatrist and therapist office screwed up big time and now I owe $120 for appointments I Even though I called them directly after each appointment, to the billing department directly, to pay my More in comments

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Played Galaxy for the first time in over ten I instinctively wanted to flick my wrist the first time I used a launch

 
 
The InFamous TMF

Just had a MAJOR flashback to watching Big O growing Or as I thought of it, Cooler Yeah, I said

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

My ankle hurts and Im exhausted from work, but starting tomorrow Im off for the next 4 TIME FOR FUN!!!!

 
 
JuIc3

Had a friend offer to trade me his Series X preorder and $50 for my PS5 Obviously nothing actually done until we receive the consoles in Tempting, but there’s something special about that Still don’t know how I even got

 
 
PatBateman17

So grateful my state has early Got out and voted my ass off in <15 That brought some brief hope into my life before spiraling back into awful political Time for Great British Baking Show and takeout thai food to ease the pain

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, gave me first poster presentation at a big conference for Was nervous but I think it went well and I got some compliments on my data and conclusions

 
 
Boxman214

Yall remember that time that Nekro was on the news? What a legend

 
 
Seymour

OKAY! I need to get some proper thumbnails commissioned to have this standout from my LPs, but heres my lightspeed edit of me talking about this mornings news of the Metal Gears returning to PC! Feedback is appreciated, but I like this

 
 
Parismio

Stop reminding him of that lol

 
 
Tricerapops

I got Skyrim again just for the novelty of playing with mods on a Rhats probably I always play through a few quests, finish the mage college, and lose Gonna try something else this

 
 
Boxman214

Lets play! Im sorry for being so late to the meeting last night but I was just wondering if you had any ideas on how to get from A to B

 
 
streetmagik3

Got on at 10:00am, just to realize, its Pacific Duh! Went back at 1:00, but they were having technical problems, so they pushed it back an Anyway, when it opened, I literally waited 1 minute, and the site was surprisingly Got an order

 
 
absolutfreak

Waaaaagh! Third dedicated transport for my boys, and this one will be for the

 
 
Tohsaka

Its kinda like

 
 
taterchimp

THE BIG STACK: bacon pancake buns, sausage patties (available single, double or triple), ham, American cheese + fried Choice of syrup: Whiskey-Bacon Maple, Blueberry Cider or Strawberry Strawberry ginger sounds like my

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Every character begging for a mercy kill

 
 
Operative20

SO and I got vitas just a few months back, but his is already doing this screen flickering Anyone have any experience fixing it? I know itll require opening up the back :(

 
 
dephoenix

Looks like Nintendo is finally getting around to re-releasing the Animal Crossing Amiibo Which is cool I Maybe could have done it sooner, but I guess they wanted the scalpers to make some money How nice of

 
 
ChronoLynxx

This weeks TGIF is up in the community blogs! Come jump in and let us know how your week went and about all your weekend

 
 
taterchimp

What is a game you beat out of spite? Either you began hating it after a certain point, or you loathed it from the get go but powered through anyway?

 
 
Boxman214

PSA: Do not eat Licorice, or youll

 
 
D-Volt

Gotten back into my Japanese studies and really enjoying Studied it throughout college and this pandemic is the perfect time to focus on improving it even If I could get my N2 by the end of next year that would be

 
 
Sharukurusu

MGS1 and 2 are arriving on GOG today

 
 
Voex

Is God of War 2018 as good as all the reviews claim? Thinking of getting it, never played that

 
 
Flanx

My switch is criminally Recommendations? Ive got Astral Chain on the mind, what else?

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Resident Evil village may be coming to PS4/xbone based on the capcom

 
 
Exber

The last metroid is in The galaxy is at Finished my Metroid Top in

 
 
Sharukurusu

Good Just here to say whaddup

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Capcom has a Direct of sorts in a few minutes! 6am PDT/9am EDT

 
 
Chris Moyse

What a I hope yours went well, and whether it did or did not, I hope you have a lovely Rest and recharge when you can, share good thoughts with good people, look after yourselves, and keep pushin Thanks for bein part of Love youse x

 
 
TheLimoMaker

I will beat Doom: Eternal, even if the more I play the more disappointing I find I cant even put my finger on why I dislike it so much, the combat, level design and enemy encounters just dont feel

 
 
Virtua Kazama

I wake up from bed AND THIS IS THE FIRST THING I SEE?! LETS GO!!!