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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

TheLimoMaker

Im not one to out too much stock into Metacritic but

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Just found out that a bunch of Monkees episodes are uploaded in HD on their youtube I remember catching episodes at like 5am as a kid in the 90s (dunno where) it was RIP Peter

 
 
Chris Moyse

Hope all of u guys are doing I know some of you have it tough right But Dtoid and its community are here for you, right? Have the wkend you deserve and be sure to give yourself a treat, no matter how smol, like these capsule toys I

 
 
Flanx

Quick! Your werewolf king is sick and needs YOUR HELP! My PayPal link is in the Every dollar sent can buy one whole box of tissues! Donate more than $5 and Ill buy some paracetamol and orange juice! What are you waiting for?!

 
 
JcDent

Aside from that, I manage to sneak in some Mechanicus before work every damn Should write a

 
 
JcDent

Todays FW releases feature more terrible painting than they do

 
 
JcDent

Take the sword and fight the orc!

 
 
Lex

Nice try Ill still take the free Slime Rancher in two weeks I get the impression they try to empty my steam wish list and feel like I shouldnt buy games anymore till this promotion is over just to be

 
 
norpop

Finished Gears Definitely 2 > 1 > 3 >>>> 4 The characters in 4 are so sarcastic its actually infuriating and ends so

 
 
dephoenix

I believe I saw a comment on here requesting #DougBowsette

 
 
Fuzunga

I remember when Tatsumi Kimishima took over Nintendo nobody really knew who the hell he Turns out, he was president of Nintendo America before Reggie, and CEO of NoA until 2013! I feel like I would have remembered that if anyone reported

 
 
taterchimp

Three cabinets I hope are at the arcade auction coming up: Strikers 1945, Bubble Bobble, What would your dream machine be?

 
 
Mike Sounders

Been watching Cowboy Bebop with Gus, Vxxy and Got five episodes Been a great time, the Ed focused episode was

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Remember the Magic the Gathering art I shared some time ago? The artist is running a Kickstarter for art prints and play mats -- basically huge mouse mats that can be used as smooth tabletop So Im sharing it in case someones interested!

 
 
Tohsaka

Shame I couldnt bring this Itd slaughter everything on Steam no

 
 
Electric Reaper

Bowser is either an idiot or he prefers

 
 
Gundy

Man, Ace Combat 7 needs a fucking photo Or at the very least let you pause and rewind Also, oops I left the HUD #DangerZone

 
 
CaptainDustTree

Game 3 of 2019: Mega Man 11, which was a I think the gear system is genius and only needs to be tweaked a bit in future games to not make bosses die

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

Anyone who is a fan of Wolf Children would absolutely adore this

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

Anyone who is a fan of Wolf Children would absolutely adore this

 
 
Hypno

I dare anyone who thinks teachers are paid too much to spend a full day in a pre-school I love my job but I am exhausted when I get

 
 
kingnothing997
 
 
Boxman214

Outer Worlds is sounding better every day

 
 
D-Volt

Its no coincidence decorated mixed martial artist GSP and Reggie announced their retirement on the same Having caught wind of his retirement, Reggie decided to follow suit, knowing the only man who could still challenge him was a threat no

 
 
able to think

Celebrating 33 years today!

 
 
Jetter Mars

ITS HERE! Outside of a few light scuffs, it looks IMMACULATE!

 
 
Gajknight

Astro Bot is genuinely one of the best 3D platformers Ive ever It just never stops throwing new stuff at you and is a joy from beginning to Charm by the bucketful and banging tunes 10/10, must

 
 
Aurachad

Coming Soon to a Five Dollar Friday Near You!

 
 
Fuzunga

Gee, thanks for this suggestion

 
 
Electric Reaper

Walmart put RWBY, Red vs Blue, Danny Phantom, and Batman Beyond in the Anime section, but none of them are anime because they were made in

 
 
JohnSmith123

Does anyone remember the article posted here a couple months ago about Google wanting to test its streaming platform? Did you participate? If you did, check your uplay They gifted everyone in it a free copy of AC: What a nice

 
 
Parismio

Reggie before you go:

 
 
Raikus Magical Holidays

I still don’t get

 
 
lokhe

Now hang on just a The new president’s name is Bowser? Where do they find these people lol!

 
 
On Air Fish

Proud dad moment: My son just pulled a 31 on the Holy cow this kid is smart!

 
 
Soulbow

So everyones freaking out about this Doug Bowser However Im here wondering, how long until Doug Bowsette?

 
 
AtomicBanana

Who said that politics cant be

 
 
indigit4l

Ok, well I intended to begin Final Fantasy XV later and then I received this email! Im very torn So torn that I WIN with whatever you guys pick for me to Will you vote in my poll, please?

 
 
Aurachad

Felon Radio from 2/20: We play STO and talk about We talk A LOT about

 
 
Michformer

Cheese Festival over in Montreal is off to a delectable Even took the time to pay L’Ancêtre a visit and invest in a Frugal It’s events like this one that add spice to my Has me looking forward to next week’s Cider

 
 
D-Volt

One last plug for my latest C-Blog about my uncle that did hentai voice acting a few times while trying to get by as a young actor in 90s Got a few spare minutes for an odd read? Then why not take a look-see? Onegai~♡?

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Nintendo may be the only company for which people care if an exec Thats pretty wild if you think about Every announcement Reggie in it was just a little bit better for it, and he took all our silliness in good Best wishes to the

 
 
Sharukurusu

One more for the books

 
 
NeoTurbo

Been actually working on my backlog of half complete games I thiiiink Ive almost beaten Alien Isolation and also jumped back into Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (currently in some land of the dead cliff place, not sure how close i am to the

 
 
Boxman214

Reggie is out of Nintendo Of course, Iwata is Im gonna have a REALLY hard time dealing when Miyamoto is no longer making

 
 
Riley1sCool

My body was not

 
 
Riley1sCool

My body was not

 
 
Chris Moyse

The new Twilight Zone trailer includes a glimpse of the fortune telling machine from Nick of That episode is legit amazing and no one talks about it, I wonder if its getting remade?

 
 
Tricerapops

Kids gettin by just on his Lil

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Them: why do you think we should be socialist? Me