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Looking back at Kamen Rider Drive

The saddest time of the year is upon us once more. It is a time of goodbyes. It is a time of fresh starts. It is a time of change, a time where we must let go to what we have loved for so long as we welcome in strange, new changes into our ...

 
 
 
 

SOMA Fucked Up My World-View.

Frictional Games' SOMA was just released this week. I was intending to do a review of it, but after the deluge of professional critics and their day-early copies beat me to the punch, I won't. Instead I will talk about something that has be...

 
 
 
 
 
 

A Case to be Made for Until Dawn

So when people see how high up Until Dawn is on my list of "Games of the Year" I get the feeling they will react the same way they did to the ending of Neon Genesis Evangelion and just exclaim: "What the fuck?" Now, I'm going to take t...

 
 
 
 

Wanna Bet? Fall 2015 Edition

The fall 2015 gaming season is upon us. Madden has come, and the floodgates are soon to open. It's the season of crying wallets and calling in to work sick, because you just want to play a game all damn day. I've picked out 15 of this year...

 
 
 
 

Explaining the insanity around Gamechangers.

So as you Might have seen Rockstar commented about Gamechangers, they're also suing the BBC over it. So I think it's worth wading into this mess to see what's going on and talk about the show. BBC presented Gamerchangers as a factual dram...

 
 
 
 

Metal Gear Solid V - A Change in Priorities

After putting around 90 hours into the latest (and presumably last) Metal Gear Solid, I finally reached its conclusion and am now prepared to ramble to you in an article filled with spoilers! You have been warned. As many of you know by no...

 
 
 
 

So MGSV...What happened?

Obviously this is going to be spoiler heavy so if you have not finished MGSV up to mission 50 and want to be clean for when you go into it stop now and press the back button. Do not go past the image from the best game in the series. For ...

 
 
 
 

Lego Dimensions and a Growing Price Problem

Rising prices of collectable games is not a new phenomenon. We see it all the time with franchises such as Pokemon creating such a buzz from everything they produce that it has a high starting price and can really hold its value over t...

 
 
 
 

Caster's Trap: A commentary

RPGmaker horror done right, wrong, right, wrong, wrong and right again So Caster's Trap makes me want to dropkick a dingo. RPGmaker in its multiple incarnations presents a tookit for the aspiring game developer, a toolkit that is simultane...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

MGS V: Our Story

There are going to be MASSIVE spoilers in this blog. If you have not finished Metal Gear Solid V or are only part way through it, come back when you beat it. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Lots of discussion has been going on since the release of M...

 
 
 
 

Does Metroid really need an expanded universe?

Next year will see the release of the hotly anticipated Metroid Prime: Federation Force, the long awaited sequel to the critically and commercially successful Metroid: Other M (haven’t played it myself). However, instead of following ...

 
 
 
 

Fire Emblem Fates Impressions

Since enough time has past between the Japanese release and there's some time before the english release I would like to give my impressions on the game for presentation and gameplay since I only understand some characters (but what I've se...

 
 
 
 
 
 

In Defence of laughter

Edit : Have Edited the videos into being links, for some reason Videos being umbedded seem to be breaking for me lol. You may have noticed I've been quite quiet here on Dtoid recently. I have been writing stuff, I've just not but putting i...

 
 
 
 

MGSV Makes Me Love Games Again

The buzz around MGSV since it's release two weeks ago has been staggering. Every site I go to has some sort of Metal Gear related piece prominently featured. Even now people keep finding and sharing little tidbits of information about the ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

MGS V: TPP Sequel

MGS V: The pantom pain being released exactly only two weeks ago has been climbing the ranks rapidly with great reviews from fans, gaming websites such as IGN, Kotaku, Gamespot and many others. The game has an amazing gameplay that has capt...

 
 
 
 

Games need an easier easy mode

The gradual progression and (re)emergence of narrative in games, particularly in adventure games through the likes of Telltale productions, got me thinking about difficulty and easy modes and how this might be a significant barrier to entry...

 
 
 
 

A Convoluted Analysis for a Convoluted Series.

This is going to be a little unpolished, but bear with me, I want to get it down while I have it in my head. I want to talk about Quiet. I know it's been a hot topic for people and seems to just cause fights but, as I sit here I have been m...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Haklen57

Every new Iceborne trailer that comes out, I must ask the same the hell in this frozen wasteland must I go to find a super saiyan eletric doggo?

 
 
Slimybear245v20

For the peps that played Builders 2 can you answer me something? Did they fix up the day night cycle and hunger I am loving the first but the night coming so quick and spawning those telport enemies is behond annoying same for the

 
 
Rudorlf

Oddworld: Soulstorm was confirmed as an EGS Disappointing, but its I might look into it next At least the devs were honest and arent dicks about

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Heres some gameplay of Marvels

 
 
D-Volt

Hensuki is an absolutely awful Its nothing but constant kink shaming and the only fetish that should be condemned (lolicon) is treated as though its a normal and understandable fetish to God I hate this Save the brain cells, avoid

 
 
Tricerapops

Looks like that new Need for Speed uses social media followers as Im

 
 
dephoenix

Now that Sony owns Insomniac can they make them make Overstrike the game it was supposed to be?

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Past few days have been Been reading a ton to get ready for meeting my prof this Hefty science papers, and while theyre a bit intimidating in some regard theyre also pumping me up to do some Been 3 years comin, 7 if ye count

 
 
Plissken

In which world pointing out that some homophobic morons included hate messages in a game is considered « political leaning »??? I’m not wanting to start a conversation here so just vote up if you also think this world is pretty fucked

 
 
RobsonC68704105

This is an exclusive console from It is a clone of the NES, only it rotates both 60-pin and 72-pin cartridges, just by sliding the cartridge inlet It was also painted with gold paint the normal is all

 
 
RobsonC68704105

One more painted This one was painted using black automotive And the controls had the same

 
 
Electric Reaper

I had thought 20th century science had moved beyond pointless, unfounded I was Having male test subjects for a study about organs exclusive to woman is incredibly Also, that crappy nursing textbook is STILL on Right

 
 
Parismio

This is exactly what #TeamKush is:

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Me IRL: 30-something man with wife and kids and chest Me online:

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Video games to a Francis Bacon Commission life is Sorry for the poor lighting, hookah lounge and what not

 
 
chlmera

Is anyone else interested in that zelda like sparklite? It looks pretty I might get the special edition bc impulse

 
 
PhilKenSebben

My daughters growing up so Got her some new shoes and took her picture

 
 
Jetter Mars

Although I do like hand drawn art work in video games, theres just something about old-school spritework that makes me like it

 
 
Steel Squirrel

Finally finished The Last Guardian what a special Just left feeling like no other game has left me Man I love Uedas games so I cant wait to see whats to come next

 
 
Tohsaka

Disrespect

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

This remix of Station Square from Sonic Adventure is AWESOME!! It has a bit of an SA2 vibe to

 
 
taterchimp

Reached the 3rd Debating what I should do for my last All house characters? All mages?

 
 
PatBateman17

Ugh, idk when I became this indecisive gamer, but staring at the house choice in FE 3 Houses is legit stressing me out 😂 I know it’s stupid, but I’ll realistically only play the game Initially I’m drawn to Claude and the Golden

 
 
indigit4l

I gotta get my sleep schedule back on Made a good attempt to sleep by 1am last night but just lied there for an hour w/ pup and Got up and slammed some beers to try and help but So I played CS Source which was not a good

 
 
kevlarmonkey

They Might Be Giants have a song that describes every feeling Ive ever had # theymightbemonday

 
 
Electric Reaper

This looks like a lot of fun, even at such an early

 
 
Chris Moyse

Played Siege on PC with controller, literally took a ton of shit in chat from everyone for using a Stayed Went on to win, get MVP, and most kills of everyone on both Told em: Keep yer mouse SHES A TOXIC PHANTOM!

 
 
sp testure

Well all my characters on normal mode in Diablo 3 are up to level 70 Only a couple more trophies to go for Also anyone who is interested in a Gem of Ease rank 25 Ill be more than happy to donate your PSN name in the comments!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

Will instant Ramen ever get a more nutritional successor?

 
 
triggerpigking

Who here watches Steven Universe?, Lapis and Peridot were always my fav characters but they were always stuck in that dang barn without doing much in the plot, at-least put them in the

 
 
mullon

I wonder how the books based on Diablo

 
 
homeoftheblues

Poor baby has 4 bad teeth that needs pulled but they have to wait until both abscesses clear Vet said he was in extreme pain and severly dehydrated, but he got fluids, antibiotics, and pain He is now down to 5 pounds, he was 7 in Poor thing

 
 
Torguebow

This might be the most white boi rap ever but god damn does it get me

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

I think death stranding looks fucking

 
 
Electric Reaper

This looks even more like Call of Doom than what the scrapped version of Doom 4 looked At least theyre arent playing Fortunate

 
 
Gajknight

Sony buying Insomniac was not too Should have happened a long time ago But Spiderman shifting over 13mil copies is pretty Fully deserves the success, such a fun Now make more Ratchet and Clank!

 
 
Vincentdante

I took a stroll back to one of the secrets from one of the Beta areas and there was a sweet new dev message :)

 
 
Riley1sCool
 
 
Raikus Magical Holidays

Proud I got a 95/100 on this

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Who would win in a fist-fight? An anthropomorphic personification of Ludonarrative Dissonance or an anthropomorphic personification of Reader-Response Theory? Lets assume theyre in a 711 parking lot at 2am, fighting over a

 
 
Boxman214

Geoff Keighley is such a freakin goober

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Boy was DMC V good

 
 
Gajknight

#MikeMondays

 
 
Boxman214

Cup Noodles has a new line of Stir Fry Just tried Its very Genuine innovation in the cupped instant noodle

 
 
Dere

#mikemondays

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Been a couple weeks since I posted, still playing a bunch of splatoon, got back into hollow knight for the bus ride and played a little botw after watching that polygon cooking video (A+ Just got muddledash as a new party game, hilarious good time