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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

Gamemaniac3434

Unless something falls through, this saturday might be the night I livestream The Emoji Movie and Pixels as they slowly fucking kill me and the rest of my bad movie night group since they agreed to participate in this living You did

 
 
JuIc3

So yeah, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 really is a fun I never could get into the first Chronicles this one has me Very fun

 
 
Adam P

Need some Christmas shopping What is the best local multiplayer game on the Switch?

 
 
TheLimoMaker

#GameManiac3434CannotPlayCuphead

 
 
JcDent

Finally installed STEP (sands DynLODOD) - now Ill probably be able to finish Skyrim! Cant leave Oblivion be the only TES game I finished, what with it being the

 
 
Zer0t0nin

#ScreenshotSaturday

 
 
Sfero

Company of Heroes is temporarily free on Humble Get it and go shootem Nazis :)

 
 
bjorn264

I can see exactly why the last jedu is divisive between Im in the crowd that loved it aside from one Now we just wait until episode 9! Seriously, i want to know what episode 9 will be after that SPOILERS IN COMMENTS!

 
 
Riobux

Hello my fellow internet

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I havent seen any real spoilers for Last Jedi without specifically looking yet but I think one reasons for that is, without context, LJ spoilers are fucking (Example in comments)

 
 
Voodoome

Love it or hate it the fact that TLJ isnt an instant slam dunk with long time fans and casuals makes me think more of the prequels and less of the That is damaging to the Sunday is almost here!

 
 
TysonOfTime

Friendly reminder that theres a Splatfest going on, and that Team Socks is the

 
 
Dr Mel

It has recently come to my attention that theres a very opinionated rift between dudes who use their underwear fly while peeing and those who

 
 
Voodoome

Why is Poppi so fuckin adorable?!?!?

 
 
bjorn264

Got my popcorn, soda, and a full Im ready for the last jedi!

 
 
Parismio

Ooh, I love this:

 
 
LaMerry

Romancing SaGa 2 Im pretty sure Im a few flashbacks deep at the moment, so I have no idea what is going on in the Leveling works a little like FF2, but more

 
 
Alphadeus

Nick Satchell - Rabid Endings (featuring Alphadeus) (2017) - Song written by my brother that I added instruments He recorded the piano, and I layered on the other

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

According to eventhubs in a 4gamer interview Ono said SFV broke 2mil sales & is approaching Calling Sep30 SFV was at SFV sold ~16,000 PS4:PC is about using old At 16k PC in 1 month PS4 would need be 20:1 sales to hit

 
 
Giftmour

Everytime I pop on Persona 4: Golden to listen to the OST on the pooper or check my most recent save file for reference in discussion, I always lament that I miss playing Like, it made me so Soon, I shall

 
 
Rasori

This comes from May of 2013 and is from Borderlands After Skyrim, Portal 2 and many others in 2011, we asked if games could possibly get any Borderlands 2 responded with Yes, yes it can and in 2012, greatness was #ScreenshotSaturday

 
 
iam16bit

Its the #GamingFactOfTheDay! I ran into some issues with the lettering but I think the illustration came out

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

#starwarsspoilers Darth Vader is Luke Skywalkers

 
 
MAXIMUM CHRISTMAS

Important news:

 
 
Raiku Santaford

This broke

 
 
Zero Star

While everyone is watching Star Wars, I went to go see the Disaster Artist and I have to say it is a great Definitely a good

 
 
THE INFAMOUS JCITY

I think I might be the only person on here that doesnt give a crap about a Star Wars movie, past or present 👽

 
 
Red Nosed ReinDere

The Last yes, that was very very good

 
 
FakeChristmasTree

Soo glad they kept this heat action in the game! #KaoruTagTeamTime #Kiwami2Adventures

 
 
Jetfandam

SF V sales have exceeded 2 million sales and are approaching 2,5 million with the upcoming release of Arcade (source in Cody, Sagat and Sakura did the :)

 
 
TheCoolFreezer

Only two days left of school, and then I’m Time to forget everything I have learned over the last six

 
 
Megas75

Were nearing perfection

 
 
Sharukurusu

I need help from my fellow racing game I’ve had my ps4 for a year, and the only racing game I’ve played is Riptide GP Renegade (which I do think is great and highly If you would buy one racing game for the ps4, which one would it be

 
 
Czar Kazem

Man, not only is it Friday, but I was also given a promotion Bring on the weekend, I bought

 
 
whatsacow

To all everyone North of the Equator, I envy It just hit 113 degrees Fahrenheit I have no energy to do anything right

 
 
Shibboleth

Saw the Pompeii exhibit in the Arizona Science Center and apparently Mick Gordon did the music for The same Mick Gordon who scored Doom with National fucking

 
 
KeithTheGeek

I just watched The Lego Batman #starwarsspoilers

 
 
SrChurros

Hey guys guess who is about to graduate aaaaaaaaaw yeaaaaaah

 
 
bjorn264

Han Solo shot first and only! #StarWarsSpoilers

 
 
Giftmour

What are some of gamings most legitimately terrifying baddies/bosses? Personally, I cant think of any much moreso than a certain Neutral ending Undertale boss or SMTIVs YASO

 
 
Remo Williams

I likely wont see Star Wars until next week, but Ive dipped my toes into KOTOR (first time ever) and classic Battlefront II via Theyre both scratching that Star Wars itch quite If anyone wants to get a multiplayer game going, let me know!

 
 
Electric Reaper

That official and cringey Youtube video of the corrupt FCC Chairman Ajit Pai about the 7 things you can still do on the internet after net neutrality has been taken Versions of the video on other channels still

 
 
hLargeNavidad4

Talking fight sticks? Who uses I have a HORI RAP4 kai

 
 
EricWeichhart

Leaving this

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

Did you know that donuts were first made in Greece?

 
 
Ticklefist

Finally joining the Street Fighter V With the incoming Fight Money changes it just made more sense to get the game now while the gettings Also got my fight stick collection started with a Qanba

 
 
mullon

Judging by the total lack of buzz Im guessing nothing significant happens storywise in The Champions

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I died last night #starwarsspoilers

 
 
Electric Reaper

Today, WayFoward has started sending out codes for the Color Swaps and Drifter Blade for Shantae Half Genie Hero!