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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...

 
 
 
 

10 Things You Most Likely Didn't Know About Hosse

Hello, Destructoid readers. I've been putting this off for months, but I think it is time for you guys to learn 10 things about me. 1. I am Bisesxual and Transgender (Male-to-Female) Professor Oak was the first person to understand Fi...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

clarknovalis

In case you really want to feel the burn

 
 
Plissken

Whats your favorite game that you didnt play yet?

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Can all you computer wises here clear something up for me please? It is possible for a laptop to have two graphics cards? Found a really nice looking laptop says it has two though and have yet to see that in much and links to laptop incomment

 
 
Plissken

#SHAMELESSBUMP: I overcome my analphabetism to write a CBlog, but doesnt display the pictures if you click directly on QTOIDs right side Have to click the link in the comment or enter through the Community Blogs section

 
 
Kerrik52

NISAs crappy PC port of Ys 8 has a free trial this Thats useful to see if your computer setup is one of few that actually works with the damn

 
 
taterchimp

Spent at least 45 minutes helping a drunk bro without a cellphone charge get back to his party bros so we can have a clean Basically a party, right?

 
 
Torguebow

HOLY F*** ME IN THE D***N***LE THIS IS

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

A completed jigsaw puzzle is a pieceful

 
 
LaserPirate

How many Lowes would Rob Lowe rob if Rob Lowe could rob Lowes?

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Really pissed off right Details in the comments

 
 
Electric Reaper

At 3:00 in the runtime of this video, a crazy weapon is This song is rather niche, but it would still be nice if a video game or movie made something similar to

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Just watched Pretty damn

 
 
THE INFAMOUS JCITY

Switching over to the newer Switch model that has the better battery life but redownloading everything is taking 4eva & Im so very impatient 🙄 Never really noticed exactly how many #NintendoSwitch games I have, its been 2 days & Im still downloading

 
 
Uncle Arena Fighter

Flame Hyenards screaming and the average health of an X7 boss have been But theres so much more madness to his fight! Whats with all his clones and the giant, missile-launching robo-bull?! Freeware Fridays

 
 
LaserPirate

So, Trumps trying to buy

 
 
Cloudman Sam

HEY KIDS WANT SOME UNCANNY VALLEY?

 
 
NeoTurbo

WATCH CANNON BUSTERS

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Anodyne 2 speaks to

 
 
Fuzunga

Damn, that choice in Fire Emblem I mentioned earlier apparently cheated me out of a cool cutscene that didnt have an equivalent for some I still stand by it, though!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Considering getting the Platinum Trophy for The Council and do Patrick

 
 
Boxman214

Popeyes new Chicken Sandwich is very good! Flavor isnt quite as good as Chick-fil-As, but the texture is

 
 
Nior

Soul Reaver turns 20 I feel like such an old man right

 
 
Lex

In the far future of the Gundam Wing universe even your medical files are

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I think I liked Static Cling more than Enter the Florpus but I only just watched Florpus once so The animation seemed kinda inconsistent in Florpus and it was kind of distracting to

 
 
NeoTurbo

I have rediscovered best Ro-boi He is just the

 
 
able to think

Just preordered the Woozle’s GBA Consolizer kit from Looking forward to not having to screw around with GBInterface to play GBA games on the Gameboy I never could that working with Swiff so it looks kinda

 
 
Dinosir

Soulbow?

 
 
Dinosir

Soulbow?

 
 
Parismio

Ive been reading delicious in dungeon books I borrowed from my library and boy do I like these I have never wanted to eat fictional monsters than I do right now! Its the kinda stuff ignis would cook I hope it gets an anime in the

 
 
Tohsaka

After enough fiddling, Dtoid is loadable on Windows

 
 
NeoTurbo

As a reminder, Im going to be streaming some more Binary Domain in about BUMP 10 MINS at 3PM So if you wanna watch me meet best boi Cain, you better be there! Ill put my twitch link the the

 
 
GoofierBrute

You know what, instead of posting some moderately safe for work porn, kinkshaming Torch and Soulbow, or generally shit posting, lets spice things up here and be positive: its Friday over here What are you most proud of this week? #Proudtoid

 
 
taterchimp

Saw a spoiler of FE 3 Houses upcoming super hard difficulty, and I am disappointed if its Image related

 
 
Kerrik52

Ive been trying my damndest to save up a buffer of my favorite podcasts, but it just aint There are just too many things in life made better with a good podcast to listen I just cant help

 
 
Fuzunga

Wow, I was not expecting game altering Telltale-style choices in Three Although I wish the game warned me ahead of time so I didnt waste an entire free day by Regardless, think I made the right Time skip, here I come!

 
 
Plissken

All right, so uhm , posted a community God help you all, I became a

 
 
Mike Sounders

Ah it finally Gonna build it and the other version I have this weekend and

 
 
absolutfreak

Discovered that one of the phones TNs Im working on today has an extension for a It is really hard resisting adding a second extension for a

 
 
CelicaCrazed

PSA: If you play #SeaOfThieves between Aug 20-24, you get a Halo-themed That includes a Spartan

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Well spent about 5 days of research looking up Found the perfect one on dell but seems I didnt realise they dont include the Vat at Fuck me back to square Vat put the price up by nearly an extra

 
 
PhilKenSebben

*1Folks our boy Xeo is going through some His whole family If we can save one Dtoiders house this month we can save Lets band together and give this lovely family some damn After years of bs, and medical Deets in comments

 
 
Operative20

I made my first app! All it does is make your input text into that SaRcAsM text from the spongebob memes, but its still exciting to see something I made actually work, even if useless

 
 
Lawman
 
 
Boxman214

Tried Chick-fil-As new Mac and It was tasty! Will definitely eat it

 
 
Electric Reaper

I watched a couple episodes of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and while it was good, I prefer the 1996 TV series

 
 
cockaroach

More pants need stealth Got some jeans/trousers from Uniqlo, they are excellent, nice looking, and have a drawstring I did not anticipate but welcomed

 
 
indigit4l

Finished MINDHUNTER S1 this Cool show & good timing bc S2 started actor was in a show called Looking that I And its OLIVIA from Fringe! I love her, her deep voice and all,

 
 
Chris Moyse

Ah reckon summer’s done, y’all