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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...


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...




I finally grabbed Shadow of the Colossus on I forgot how short the game is if you dont like pointless


Can you ride a bike with no handlebars?


Oh my, they really nailed Marxs look The crazed looks he gets when using his winged moves, and the crazy Marx Soul-splitting I love Kirby had the best series


WIP Bayonetta meets #FanArtFriday

Sailor Zebes

Every now and then I see people ask about why trap is I think he explains issues with it pretty well in this I personally dont have issue with the word, but I understand why people


Screw you Had to abuse of the 1 item/turn while paused so my extremely fragile Jedi Consular could have a chance, only to find out you can cheese the fight with Force Dumb boss aside, really fun but not always good Liked it a lot!


If Ive never played Hitman, which is the best place to start? Reputation says either Blood Money or Hitman 16, But Ive seen people recommend Absolution as a get your feet wet


Went to best buy for a movie Finished Shaun of The Dead and am currently on Spirited Goodness, it looks so much better in

Dennis Carden

Oh man, I need a I think Ill go play the new Ni No *puts disc into the PS4, waits for it to install, waits for the day one patch to download, inputs DLC code that came with his copy of the game* yup, that sounds about


Went on a first date to get pho with a dopey ass cop mustache, and sounds like we may get a date Woo!


Booty Claps and Titty Slaps, its #ThiccThursday More in the comments of


Hot take: Phantom Menace had the best protagonists of the whole Prequel + Original 6 Teen Anakin is so bad that he is only good for Young Luke was dumb and But Qui Gon and young Kenobi? They were fucking great!


Idea: After Disney releases Star Ways episode IX, they should make the main series enter in a Keep releasing one new EU movie each 1 or 2 or 3 years, and then 20 years later make Episode X, featuring older Rey & friends as support characters


The Curse of Monkey Island has been re-released on Steam and I feel like this should be bigger

Nathan D

Im a bit worried about Kratos having rpg stats all of a sudden, but holy shit, this game looks absolutely


Party in the bathroom, apparently???

Rico the Penguin

Alrighty! Gonna play about an hour of Shadow Tactics! (However long the next level Friendly reminder that Ive got 60 dollar raffle going atm! Info at

Gus TT Showbiz

Are evil wildebeests bad gnus?

bong264 from distant Coorhagen

Some gaming memorabilia for ya, and yes im fucking stoked to finally get some of these!

Cloudman Sam

Today on Things that apparently exist outside of

Mike Sounders
Plain Dere

So I still have gift card I think I want to get either Ni No Kuni 2 or Ys: Lacrimosa of I dont know how to choose!!


After some deliberation and a bout of insanity, I have decided to start playing League of Legends Add CapDustTree if you’re looking for a good time with a guy who is very shaky on his legs and doesn’t play all that often!


Afterparty just looks so damn I kind of wish it was being released this year, but whatever, I can I just wish my boner would go


Was anyone here invited into the Magic the Gathering Arena beta?


Welp today was the worst day Ive ever had in my working Details in the

CaimDark Reloaded

Looks like Trump is firing or pushing out all the supposed adults in the room and replacing them with raving lunatics that look more like Meanwhile, the AG fired the guy who okayed an investigation into him, and two days before his


Some board game I am

Electric Reaper

One of my Qposts just disappeared and I have received no message about No inbox message, no email, no Disqus Said post is not marked as What is going on?

Rad Party God



Welp Warframe has its hooks in me Lovely and having a good time with that there Also read my history


Whatcha think?


Fish is a beautiful Happy bday my fellow ocean creature Glad you are around, hope you get some cool shit and that someone pretty consensually touches your butthole today <3


When you should be sleeping but you up eating Icelandic style

King Kaiser
bong264 from distant Coorhagen

This is stuck in my head again so sharing Also mini hot take:


I really hope that Atari box comes out just so I can buy one of those classically inspired


Ohhh Mister @Luckrequired!!! I need your shipping info for your Please answer your email!!! OR ELSE!! YEP! You will get to go in the corner with Bass!! We dont want that now do we? @mikemartin!! Same goes for you!

Mike Sounders

Alright, think Ive done enough side stuff in X-2 for levels, and now to do Chapter 2 here we


Getting close to my interview to see if I’m made redundant or not, woooo

CaimDark Reloaded

Jessica Jones has got to be the dumbest masoquist in TV


Animals are


Hey its me playing Warframe and also limo is there to share his disgusting beautiful british Link below you fuckers! Also, as a side note-if you havent subscribed Id appreciate it as I too am trying to get to

Raiku Destructoids Champion

Happy birthday Usually you guys die 3 days after I bring you home but youve survived a long


Personality test: When a website asks you your birthday, what do you answer with and why is it April 1, 1969?


Impulse bought Bayonetta 2 because Ive been jonesing hard for something close to DMC 3 and the original Xboxs Ninja Its good, but not really grabbing me the same way those games did back Feels just like the first Bayo to

Chris Moyse

Happy Birthday On Air Fish! I’m glad you had an amazing day! Sorry for the late well wishes, I wasn’t Have a wonderful year

Dangus Taargus

Ive had Bloodborne installed in my PS4 for almost a week now and Ive had the restraint not to start Is this a new Dangus? Might I actually finish the other 3 games I started first? More as it


#theymightbethursday Raincoats really arent that similar to

Keiichi Morisato

ReLIFE is so ADORABLE! the animation isnt anything to write home about, but the romance is so sweet!!!!!!! i highly recommend the anime if you are in the mood for a good romance