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XCOM 2 is 27 percent off at Green Man Gaming

A full-price 2K game? Never

Heading to PC next week is XCOM 2, the much-anticipated sequel to 2012's turn-based tactical strategy game. If you haven't tried Enemy Unknown yet, Humble Bundle has the game in its latest Firaxis bundle in the pay-what-you-want tier. The b...

 
 
 
 

The WoW Killer...

This always happens on the sequel or expansion of any loved product, the inevitable bad review claiming how a product had ruined the franchise. I won't go to the extent of claiming that the entire Warcraft franchise has been ruined by WoW:...

 
 
 
 

What a PC Snob thinks of a Console Gamer...

There seems to be so much animosity or paranoia form console gamers as seen in this Jim Sterling special: http://www.destructoid.com/battlefield-3-won-t-look-as-good-on-ps3-dice-says-duh--203987.phtml?s=100#comments So I decided to clea...

 
 
 
 
 
 

On EA's Origin, Steam, and sensationalism in media.

RE: http://www.destructoid.com/crysis-2-removed-from-steam-to-make-ea-s-origin-look-good-203799.phtml Dear Jim (and subsequently, gamers everywhere), I don't often disagree with you, but this time I fear you have been sucked into a vort...

 
 
 
 

Expectations for Dawn of War 3 from a fanboy

YOU HAVE CAPTAIN DIOMEDES. OK OK OK , LET ME TALK, EVERYONE SHUT THE CHAOS UP. (no I will not apologize for that big ass picture, it's manly.) k. k. um... ok.. k. *cracks hands while looking around* k. What I reallly really ...

 
 
 
 

Duke Nukem Forever : Hail or Fail?

Hell froze over and Duke Nukem finally got released and it got tits in it. Unfortunately that's the best thing I'l lhave to say about it. The graphics are bad, the textures look like its straight from the nineties, who knows, maybe the...

 
 
 
 

How to Build a PC! 2011 Style Part 3

Well well well, we have some idea that we can put together a smoking system for very little $$$. and its been this way for some time. I believe we have consoles slowing down graphic development for this. Of Course trying to play Arma...

 
 
 
 

I Think It's Time For Me To End PC Gaming...='(

It's a sad day. I feel ashamed. There are two reasons why I probably must stop PC gaming. 1 "I don't actually have a PC, I have a laptop" 2 "I just don't have enough money" This problem arose when I bought Brink on PC and when I install...

 
 
 
 

Diablo II Hardcore is still addicting after 10+ years

It has been a very, very long time since I've last had a chance to write a blog on Destructoid, so I find it only fitting that I reemerge writing about something that I haven't had a chance to play in many years and have recently rediscov...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Games I'd like to see remade: Syndicate

Back in 1993 Syndicate was a Isometric Shooter in which you controlled a team of cyborgs and navigated them around a small town/city-scape map to achieve various objectives all in the name of your corporate overlords. It was a fun game an...

 
 
 
 

The decline in PC gaming

Yes, this seems like an old, done to death topic but I did research on this subject for university a while ago and thought I may as well post my findings online, so here you go! added in pictures to make it less like a wall of text. Abst...

 
 
 
 

E3 Approaches: All Eyes on Eastern Europe

With the Witcher 2 currently eating up most avid PC gamer's time (and hopefully the President's), we've witnessed yet another ambitious game come out of Eastern Europe. The Witcher 2 followed in the footsteps of other games such as Crysis...

 
 
 
 

The Witcher 2 Is Simply Gorgeous

If you've played it, then you know what i'm talking about. If you haven't, then this post will hopefully convince you to buy it. Recorded the following videos using fraps which hurt the framerate a bit.

 
 
 
 

The exciting sets my Heart Flickering!

It's been a while since I have written a new blog ... and that's a good thing. In the small break I reflected and realised a few things; one that previous blogs where too long. And two, droning on about the facts of piracy can be a little a...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Portal 2 Haikus

Defective Turrets' Lives are short and conflagrant. Oh, are you still there? Ah, Repulsion Gel Your delightful bounciness Takes me to new heights. Don't cross Cave Johnson. That man has combustible lemons. He'll find you.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Why TF2 has endured for so long in the PC era.

So many of you have heard about TF2 right? It's hard to mention PC gaming and not have someone who doesn't know what TF2 is... but on the off chance that you may not know... TF2 is a Cel-Shaded FPS that blends traditional FPS tropes wit...

 
 
 
 

First Impressions: Section 8 Prejudice (PC)

Section 8: Prejudice is a game I feel will probably be overlooked. With bigger releases around the release of S8P, it will probably go ignored. To me, this is quite a shame. I can’t say that I’m sort of Section 8 super fan. I never playe...

 
 
 
 

APB Reloaded Open Beta Dated

On monday, the guys over on the GamersFirst Developers Blog updated with a good bundle of information about their immediate plans for the future of APB:Reloaded. This comes with the big announcement that the game will be entering the open...

 
 
 
 

Building a Better MineCraft...

-lifted from my website shoobop.com as it's one of the less 'rambling on about crap' things I've written- If you've spent any time online but not only on Facebook (or even on there in some cases) you'll have heard of MineCraft, an endles...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Samhain

I doubt I will ever back another Kickstarter game, but Im happy to have backed Bloodstained/Curse of the Both games are absolute keepers that Ill be happy to replay in a year or two

 
 
lokhe

Not sure how well known he would’ve been around these parts but Starcraft caster and amazingly funny Geoff ”iNcontroL” Robinson suddenly passed away this RIP :/ So sad to hear

 
 
Tricerapops

Borderlands 3 looks fucking Here is a half hour of early footage (in the comments), and man oh Enjoy, I

 
 
Electric Reaper

A succubus calling other characters Pot, meet Oh, I love isekai manga XD

 
 
Parismio

Well thanks limo for suggesting Dark! On episode 4 and its been really good so far and I have so many questions and I should warn people straight away that the beginning has a suicide shown in full view and I really hated

 
 
MajinRotty

Wahahaha

 
 
Churros89

Overtime at work + sick baby at home = I hadnt had much free time lately Completely paused my gamedev stuff, playing games in small tiny Currently playing The End is Nigh, and this game is as good as it is The ost kicks too much ass

 
 
indigit4l

Im done with Kingdom Hunger & sleep dont add anything to the game, but are big burdens that get in the way of Combat is no Dont want to mod think Ill start Sea of Its only 4-5 Then what from the list?

 
 
MajinRotty

Finished Stranger Things The Russian plot was a little too camp for this shows standards and the juggling between so many different characters in different places got messy at times, but all in all still a solid Im down for a season

 
 
Osc

Feeling real deep and smooth Everything is so chill about #musictoid | King Princess - Prophet

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Nintendo released a Thank You video for Splatoon 2, showing a lot of art from the Splatfests themselves, as well as the Its kinda sad, but kinda Im glad I made it to this party, even though I was late!~

 
 
bong264

The best image for the best brothers :P

 
 
Tohsaka

Just dont expect it to be If you somehow get 80 seconds or better, hats off to Again - not easy and not intended to be (I think he thinks hes Ross)

 
 
Chris Hovermale

I dont know whether my child self would be impressed or ashamed that I have such a big collection of games Ive not finished so many of

 
 
ScionVyse

My next video is up! This time Im talking about Bastion! Bump for the night crowd, give it a watch and tell me what you think!

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

If you’re still getting the “nah email us” message, you aren’t in It’s just a goofy error that the tech team is actively looking Hopefully, it’ll be solved pretty

 
 
Frostyflakes

If you could rescore any fight scene or shootout from an action movie what scene would it be and what song would you use?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Hey guys! I figured Id give yall a status update about the past few couple No bad news, thankfully! Details in the Also, AMA if you want to!

 
 
Tohsaka

Got another present for

 
 
triggerpigking

Who heres played Resonance of Fate? its one of my fav RPGs, came up in discussion today so I wanted to sketch out one of the protags Vashyron for todays

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Just finished the first season of the German show Quite simply one of the most magnificent pieces of television ever Its a sci-fi thriller show and it is absolutely advised to go in Watch

 
 
MrPopadopoulis

So I finally got around to playing RE7 by myself - originally I watched a friend share play the whole thing when I was bedridden with thoughts: this might have been one of my favorite REs if it didn’t fall apart in the last 10-20% of the g

 
 
Electric Reaper

I finally got I-25 in Azur Lane, which means I now have all of the play characters from the current build Yay!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

imsorryjon has spawned some real gems of Cosmic

 
 
AdmiralAckbong

Hey Mike is currently in the ICU having more work done on his heart He wants everyone to know that hes okay and that we should hear from him late tonight or

 
 
TheLimoMaker

But hey, at least BoJack Horseman is finally gonna win an Emmy (seriously it better win an Free Churro is one of the best pieces of television Ive ever

 
 
Riff Raff

We dont ask each other this simple question enough and we got a few new faces round here Whats your top 3 games, films, books, butts, and music albums? Feel free to add a top 3 of whatever else too!

 
 
JcDent

The CSM DLC for Gladius: Relics of War didnt have unit Barks for Heretics, so I added some from Dawn of War

 
 
maycausecancer

#supersunday

 
 
Jetter Mars

Looks like Im going to California Extreme on Saturday! Cant Wait!

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Im having trouble with an event so Im thinking about just starting it over from The plan is to interact with a thing a few times then, if you have the right item on-hand, use item on thing to get a different item that will allow for progression

 
 
PhilKenSebben

If I suddenly check out on yall, just know we gave it I wont be leaving by Im honored and grateful to everyone Except Joking aside, from the bottom of my heart: I love you folks, and Im sorry for my Be good to each other

 
 
able to think

Got mad at Spaltfest Threw controller at Controller left hand 4K TV is Literally earlier today my phone fell of my counter and Seriously considering going to the gun range and renting a gun to blow my head off with

 
 
TheLimoMaker

That Marvel slate looks Shan Chi (that casting is fantastic), Black Widow, Doctor Strange (At the Mountains of Madness reference will always get me hyped) and Blade (Mahershala Ali is the man) are definitely the

 
 
Kerrik52

XV keeps on rollin! This episode was great for setting up some stuff for the rest of the season, but what I really loved were the small touches in it that people have been wanting for years to #SymphogearSunday

 
 
Plissken

That’s cruel, I’m sure you are having fun you sexy bastard <3

 
 
Tricerapops

The offline version of Dtoid loads a 09/11/2018 build of the The Spiderman PS4 review is prominently featured on the The Twin Towers were removed from the 2001 Spiderman Occams was Spiderman was behind

 
 
Riff Raff

Wrote a personal gaming update If you are insanely bored and really have absolutely nothing to do, maybe give it a read :)

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

Gaj, is that you?

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick

Cleaning our my shed and I found this:

 
 
Alex Heat

Watch your ankles

 
 
Electric Reaper

I have now viewed 3 isekai manga/anime series where the protagonist brings creates a version of their more advanced tech in the less technologically advanced world they appear

 
 
TheIntern

Okay, I feel a little better

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Im back! I was house and pet-sitting for some friends Good thing too, because its the hottest day so far this year, and they have a really-good I couldnt carry my laptop, so I just played Splat2n and FE I also watched anime!

 
 
Tohsaka
 
 
Shoggoth2588

If Steam is to be believed Ive spent 17 hours with RPG Maker Ive spent a bunch of time on it today and Ive made a fail-state in what is turning into an item-based point-n-click kind of

 
 
bong264

A roller coaster of emotions these past 15

 
 
Michformer

Off-kilter question: If you were to have someone narrate your daily exploits and big moments in life, which one would it be? Personally I’m partial to Keith Szarabajka whose gravelly cadence lends wisdom and reflection to all of his

 
 
triggerpigking

Almost didnt get anything done today, felt like crap, I managed to draw another one of my dnd characters I last drew him in 2013 which I thought would be a nice His names Razputin, a psionic