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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

Soulbow

10 hours into FF12, thoughts? This games pretty damn

 
 
Churros89
 
 
FakePlasticTree

Did Game of Thrones end with Scotland Yard showing up and arresting the entire cast?

 
 
Michformer

Couple of updates from yours Firstly, Happy Victoria Day to those calling the Great White North their humble Secondly, my Thief: Deadly Shadows retrospective article will be finally out sometime before the

 
 
house4lyfe

I was driving to work this morning and there was this peculiar truck in front of I think I spotted Agent 47s side business when he is not busy putting out

 
 
Riley1sCool

For I beheld Satan as he FELL FROM HEAVEN!

 
 
jasondm300

Took the day off to take the little guy to see Detective Pikachu

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

#Darksiders4 Im not good at these darksiders things but

 
 
JcDent

Were about two years away from Ubisoft having to apologize for running a game development sweatshop in

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Hot turned 40 on Wasnt online all Happy C0-Birthday to Rad Party God,Parismio, and

 
 
Flanx

Why does the switch turn on when you undock it, thats so annoying! Battery dead because it has been in sleep mode when it should have never turned on in the first Console feels like sparkly junk

 
 
TheLimoMaker
 
 
Fivefinger Delta

Ive been offered a job in Monaco and I got surprised with my very own, original Bayonetta after I helped a friend A good start to the Now to watch the GoT I hope your week is great x

 
 
Parismio

I was let down so hard with the last episode of Game of Im very:

 
 
JcDent

Its a-me, Raiden!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The finale wasnt a dumpster fire but it also wasnt

 
 
Rasori

I think at the end of the day, the thing I love most about Rage 2 is definitely its

 
 
JcDent

I wrote a Trials of Fire preview

 
 
TheBlondeBass

even in a hat in time the cursed game follows me

 
 
Electric Reaper

Im still annoyed with Jurassic Park popularizing the image of velociraptors as being so They were small compared to If a dinosaur series needs a big raptor, the Utahraptor will do just Feathers are

 
 
Tohsaka

Ive seen this now you have to as

 
 
Tricerapops

Finally replaced the couch after bed It has a chaise and a sleeper and I can not wait to be off and laze about on it all

 
 
Avoclefo

Just finished Kingdom Hearts Loved My new favorite I think this one has the best pacing in the Plot is bonkers and Music is Flashy fun Two thumbs up from More thoughts in

 
 
Fuzunga

Everybodys watching Game of Thrones and Im over here in cartoon land watching my own Been wanting to start a blog series for a while and I think Star is the perfect place to

 
 
Hypno

Started working on my first DnD character So far: Chaotic Neutral, Female Tiefling rogue, great charisma, working on a This is pretty fun in and of Female tiefling is 100% inspired by a pic Strider posted ages

 
 
EtosiGiR

Sorry for that drunken double post yall! Be happy! Its all that matters!

 
 
Mike Sounders

Been a good weekend for Finished Birth by Sleep on Saturday, bought and finished the Messenger, bought Dead Cells, and finally started Gundam Breaker 3s Good times for me

 
 
absolutfreak

Given how things had been handled this season of Game of Thrones, my initial impression of the end is that Im relatively happy with

 
 
taterchimp

The end of an era How strange

 
 
Silver the 3rd

I want more opinions on rage 2, but heres some asthetics

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Full offense apparently but some people need to stop bitching and come to terms with the fact that Johnathan Taylor-Thomas is, in fact, a Wake up from your dream world and enter into our avian

 
 
EtosiGiR

AYE? AYE? REALLY!?!? NAH NINJA!

 
 
windblades

Returning to The Witcher 3 after a long Anything I should keep in mind while playing, other than remembering that the world outside the game exists?

 
 
hlarge4

Big weekend for 3 day live stream announcing the new campaign and a ton of fantastic games (with no projared and They tend to get very very goofy and But when the campaign is described as Mad Max meets Dantes inferno, whaddya want huh

 
 
NeoTurbo

So last night me and my MTG buddies tried out that Oathbreaker format thats been picking up in I am now a fan, and honestly think you guys should try it out too! Not sure what Im talking about? Heres a video to explain!

 
 
EtosiGiR

Oh Its Right now, and Im lit, with family (yall included) Lets Go!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I hate listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something not so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much not the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
bong264

You havent had a childhood if you havent been abandoned at the store at least once (or three

 
 
Boxman214

#StripToid

 
 
 Deadgar64

Found a copy of Star Wars: Tie Fighter at a Started it up in my Win95 Goddamn that game is awesome! What a friggin classy Star Wars game!

 
 
Goemar

Cup Pretty damn good

 
 
Tohsaka

Im just gonna ignore the same-y posts and put this

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

I have been playing DOOM in the hardest difficulty, it has sent me to Hell and back, it is hard as

 
 
triggerpigking

I am so happy with how this cutie came out, was gonna draw it as a one time thing but shes too cute for

 
 
triggerpigking

I am so happy with how this cutie came out, was gonna draw it as a one time thing but shes too cute for

 
 
PatBateman17

Mega Man Legacy Collection 1, 2 and X1 are on sale for Switch (X2 as well but I’ll skip Worth more buying those or diving into Dead Cells and either Katana ZERO and/or Cuphead?

 
 
Gajknight

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and