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OCT 2015: Uncharted Month (+Recap)

As you may or may not know, this year I have been trying to theme each month of videogame playing, so far covering series such as Zelda, 'Souls, Final Fantasy, Witcher, Metal Gear and now it's time for another new topic. Since most other ne...

 
 
 
 

#Cyberviolence #Eggplants

I started out typing up some big, clearly satirical rant about how two brave white women of wealth and privilidge went up infront of the UN and said, completely seriously, that Disagreement = Harassment and that being subjected to disagree...

 
 
 
 

Egotisms #2 - My Fresher's Week

Welcome to the post-fresher’s week write up, in which I will beguile you with stories of my first week at uni in the hope that you give a damn. If you missed Egotisms #1 – it’s here. Let’s get started. (And I’...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RAE - Timeline

G'day guys, hope you are having a great week. Now this is more of a personal blog. I thought it was about time I told you the full story about the beginning and end of RAE on IGN and the transition from IGN to Destructoid. In 2009, I was pl...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pixiedust #3: Not dead, just busy and tired.

So i got a new job. With the holidays coming up, all kinds of businesses are looking for people. Right now, that means I have seen so many cardboard boxes it would make Solid Snake's head spin. I have bent, shaped, folded, taped, slid, lift...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nostalgia, Minecraft and Art

In the long, long ago – 3 years to be precise – I developed a new hobby. The art of minecraft builds. In the space of a year I placed tens of thousands of blocks by hand, and hundreds of thousands more by WorldEdit. As the need...

 
 
 
 

Undertale: The Case for Heart

I will be discussing minor spoilers about this game in the blog below. I would rather you skip reading it then ruin the experience. Please, play this game. If you have played it, discuss with me. This weekend, I bought a game called Underta...

 
 
 
 

Steps of Subversion: Halo 2 and Sons of Liberty...

It takes a certain genius in crafting a great video game narrative. You have to account for player agency, pacing, stylistic decisions that bring in narrative focus that could take away gameplay options, and ensure that your protagonist is ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

EGX 2015 - What will I Play?

EGX 2015 is very big in the UK. We're straved as a gaming society of any events that celebrate gaming and tantilise future releases. That's why I'm going this year as a press member to choose which games I want to cover. I'm spoiled for ch...

 
 
 
 

It's Hard For Me To Write These Days

Consider this my hasty and incredibly pretentious introduction to Destructoid blogs. I’m not the best writer out there, but I’m at least able to put my thoughts onto the table in a well-organized manner, thank you very much. And...

 
 
 
 

resolution...sort of

Earlier today I was told that the GUYS that broke into my house have been caught. They had the Ipad jerk offs ID and it took them to one of their houses. Inside the house they found a few other people a bunch of stolen property. While they ...

 
 
 
 

I'm streaming later today for charity and you can help!

Hey Destructoid! I don't mean to scare you all but later on today I'm going to be streaming with my friends for 24 hours to raise money for the Alberta Children's Hospital through Extra Life. My main goal is to raise $200 to beat the $110 ...

 
 
 
 

Amateur analysis of an amateur Mario Maker level

Before the reviews for Super Mario Maker were released, USgamer had this pretty excellent article series, The Daily Mario, written by Jeremy Parish. The point in that series was in Mr Parish trying to make a good level with his Super Mario ...

 
 
 
 

Super Smash Flash 2 is the thing

Super Smash Flash 2 is another great concept game created by McLeod Gaming, found at Furg.net. Intended for PC and not for profit, to register and play the game is free. It has everyone [and everything] from Yoshi to Pikachu. To play you ha...

 
 
 
 

Megaman Movie (mix of excited and terrified)

As history has shown, movie adaptations of games can be, em agonizingly painful. titles like Alone In The Dark and Doom (The Rock did make it a little epic for a while) are only a few examples. When i hear he words "Megaman Movie" i would s...

 
 
 
 

A Free Plague Courtesy of Yacht Club Games

I was a latecomer to Shovel Knight. Don’t ask me why because I don’t have a good reason. In fact, I’m not sure if I would have purchased the game last week had it not been for the sudden and horrific realization that I nee...

 
 
 
 

The Sega Incident

Included in the above video is footage we captured of the Sega Vs Nintendo panel from this year’s Pax East with Al Nilsen, former Marketing Director for Sega of America. This panel ran from 9:30pm to 11:30pm on Friday, which came aft...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Electric Reaper

Despite the theme of Darling in the Franxx, the piloting setup used in the mechs is illogical and A side by side setup, with both pilots sitting upright on the same couch would be better and still allow for the theme of the

 
 
LaserPirate

Canadian joke: One-two-three cat and Un-deux-trois cat have a race across a One-two-three cat won because

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Anyone else feel like Yaluza 0 is a bit too long? Like, the Walmart clerk minigame was a fun distraction for a few dozen hours, but now that Im filing out tax paperwork for Kiryus extended family I wonder if its going a bit too

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Im at a fathom

 
 
LaserPirate

Im a little salty that Beamdog is charging CAD for the physical ports of Baldurs Gate and Planescape/Icewind Theyre essentially the mobile ports, which are selling for per game on the 4 y/o port of 20 y/o

 
 
TriSCAREapops

Now with Vitamin R!!

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

In other sale news, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection is going for $18 on I hope it stays that price until I get paid next!

 
 
GoofierBrute

Hey guys, I hate to post this, but I think Im going to need some finicial More info in the (Afternoon bump)

 
 
Retrofraction

Blizzard be like we never lost

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Why does my asshole cat keep pooping behind the

 
 
Boxman214

Never heard of this game But it sounds great! I wonder if it will ever jump to

 
 
NeoTurbo

Welp, I finally got back ALL my party members in Dragon Quest XI this weekend!

 
 
Electric Reaper

I played the browser game First time, I tried being vaguely competent, filled the meters, and nothing 2nd time, I tried to be the absolute worst, and got The game has a clear

 
 
TriSCAREapops

#arbitrarymetal This album has some of the most touching lyrics Ive This is mostly instrumental, but still just raw and

 
 
Nathan D

So apparently the closest theater to me that is going to be showing The Lighthouse is an hour and a half #Spooktober

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Mmmmmmmm, wall

 
 
able to think

I dont carry cash Is the greatest thing you can say to a It makes them go away every Plus if youre a dick like me you can follow it up with so I cant help you even if I wanted

 
 
Dere

Created a new character in Bloodborne to try and join the Return to Yharnum About 5 minutes in I realized any skills/interest I had in Souls games has apparently been transferred to wanking it

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Hollow Knight Voidheart Edition is on sale for $9 until Not bad!

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Created a new character in Bloodborne to try and join the Return to Yharnam About 5 minutes in, I realized that any skills/interest I had in Souls games has apparently been transferred wholesale to Monster

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

I can never speak highly enough of They got a new record out soon and this is the lead I fucking love If youre a fan of Blind Guardian, Opeth, and folk metal you owe it to yourself to check these guys #ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

#arbitrarymetaltuesday here, have the song thats been repeating in my head for the past few Fuckin hell Iron Maidens a great

 
 
Gajknight

#Spooktober #Woketober

 
 
Zer0t0nin

#ArbitraryMetalTuesday Not into Deathcore generally, but this one is metal

 
 
Dreggsao

Only 4 more weeks until The Legend of I wonder why Edmund McMillen would make a game especially for me given that we dont even know each other but I take

 
 
Riley1sSpook

S P O O K

 
 
TroyFullbuster

Got a new blog coming out about Super Smash

 
 
Shoggoth2588

McRib is back

 
 
mullon

Ive put more hours into American Truck Simulator than I should

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Our psychopathology teacher asked the class to watch the Joker, part of our grade will be an activity based on the God I love Hollywood!

 
 
Mike Sounders

Morning dtoid

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

I miss Demon Slayer

 
 
Zer0t0nin

The responsible thing when you work a ton? Getting roped into more Like the complete remodeling, -lighting, -sounding, -wiring and everything else-ing of a small underground

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Anodyne is on sale in the eShop till the 17th for Give it a Its a trippy, cute Zelda

 
 
Spooky RiffRaff

Me goose-ta all these gooseified Cower before the Great Grey Goose Hoooonk! Have a great day you silly geese!

 
 
Electric Reaper

If you were running a space empire, space republic (or any sort of interstellar state), how many inhabited planets would it have to possess before an entire planet was used as a parking structure and nothing else?

 
 
SCREAMour

Yay! Its been awhile since I caught wind of Upvotebot <3

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Did a small arts fest this past

 
 
DeScruff

So am I alone in preferring to use the ZL and ZR buttons on switch over the regular L and R buttons? It feels like every game Ive been playing lately if you need to hold a button to aim, it uses L/R rather then

 
 
dephoenix

I finally beat a Zelda game that wasnt a spin Im proud of

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Supposedly Sonics redesign for the movie If its legit, its a big improvement! (still blue arms, though)

 
 
TriSCAREapops

My earbuds died at the gym, and the music there sounded like the kid of pitched-shifted text-to-speech processed cheese that sexy millenials must listen It sounded like Alexa was getting tickle Thats Old folks home it

 
 
OmegaPhattyAcid

A lot of people love Fortnite and others love to hate One thing that cant be denied though is Epic Games marketing mastery and their ability to capitalize on Ill be talking about it in my upcoming -OPA

 
 
triggerpigking

Todays linktober skull kid

 
 
TysonOfTime

Wasnt sure where I fell on the Joker controversy until someone in my screening started low chuckling at every act of At the end one lady started cackling, and yelling vaguely sinister things before the credits started Dont like

 
 
Electric Reaper

Abolish Fuck Exactly! Fuck all authoritarian governments and leaders, regardless of which nation-states theyre

 
 
TurboKill

You know why I surprisingly enjoy CoD Mobile? I go in thinking, first time with this mode, lets just not get last Then this I sometimes go by Leeroy I feel it perfectly describes my play style in FPS and fighting game