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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 ...

 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

RAE - The Return to Dtoid

After a long wait due to education commitments, I am proud to announce that RAE is back after a couple of months hiatus. Guys, these last two months have actually been two of the roughest months of my life, and I was very close to announcin...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Retro Terror for the Future

It was about 2:00 am in the morning and I heard someone or something that sounded like a wounded satanic gorilla; at least that’s what I imagined the cursed primate would sound like if it were roaming around Mars. I felt like I was ei...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Xabier

Any recommendations for a monitor? Haven’t owned one in like 20 I want to hook up my laptops when I’m at my desk, so mostly for work with maybe the occasional I was looking for something around 30” and below $500, possibly VESA compatib

 
 
Electric Reaper

At this point, I think the USA government should either nationalize all the medical facilities or require that all medical facilities be nonprofits and strictly regulate and inspect They definitely need more

 
 
Seymour

Posted a new track (in the comments) for my Original Game Soundtrack At least 90% done (with the whole album)! Feedback greatly

 
 
indigit4l

This looks very enjoyable! Its inspired by older Metal Gear games, and has a pretty cool sense of Theres a lot of equipment and stuff going From the makers of Unepic, which was Oh, its got a demo now

 
 
Seymour

That CMOS PS4 battery prematurely killing even physical media thing isn’t wholesome Might have to clear my Sony backlog and then drop buying them new cold Series X/Switch/PC is plenty fun, I say!

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Are there no Legend of Heroes fans among Destructoids staff? I havent seen so much as a footnote regarding Cold Steel IVs

 
 
Tricerapops

Ordered a fancy new rg351v w woodgrain to pat myself on the back for landing the Sexy, aint it?

 
 
house4lyfe

Someone took my daily nightmares and made them A pox on thee, vile creator, whomever you may be!

 
 
mullon

I was trying to complete all the challenges in Hitman 2016 then take a break before going onto Hitman 2 so I didnt burn out, but today I just couldnt take it anymore, I crashed and

 
 
Morty

Support your local comic dealer

 
 
Czar Kazem

Minor rant but like every other time I boot up Persona 5 Strikers it loads on a random Same with I am just begging these games to use my main monitor and not go nutso

 
 
Occams

Mail call!!!!

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

just wanna put it out there that I love playstation, just not recently

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

Everyones complaining about Sony and heres me ninja-flipping at 50% with a prenerfed Crystal Ring Shield in unpatched Dark

 
 
 Deadgar64

The hell, Sony? 🤦‍♂️

 
 
Neronium

Apparently theres gonna be a Gundam live action movie by the director of Kong: Skull Island on I dont know how to process

 
 
Sweaty Dungus

Updated my copy of MGS4 amid the PS3 server I haven’t played this game since 2008 on my now bricked Crazy to think how photorealistic this screen was at the Remember kids, smoking is cool as

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Oh and happy birthday to Herbie A genuine living

 
 
Virtua Kazama

When you want to go to a Soapland to get information, but Pocket Circuit is Either way, its time for more Yakuza Kiwami!

 
 
The Whore of Babylon

I havent heard anybody talking about Didnt see an Its Has kickstarter and a free playable demo right

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Daily reminder that Shinobi III is fucking

 
 
Frostyflakes

Played several rounds of Seikatsu with Prins over lunch Its a chill competitive game of building the best view of a shared garden and not a bad way to spend an

 
 
Tricerapops

I got the

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Spicy hot take: Instead of being pissed at Sony et al, you should support conservation and public If we consider video games art we should treat them like

 
 
D-Volt

A great thing about older game discs is that many of them doubled as soundtrack Both the Sega Saturn and PC releases of Sonic R can be listened to in a CD player, such as my Sony Discman D-11 Sonic Rs soundtrack in CD quality is

 
 
Flegma

Attempt Better, but the rear end (The front end failed with I may try to get both ends work one day, but today is not the (These are basically just semidetached cinnamon rolls in a

 
 
Occams

I have found my battle

 
 
CoruptAI125

The collection is complete, except for I cant justify spending 20 bucks on

 
 
indigit4l

I see so many of these damn commercials that this gave me a good

 
 
Gajknight

I found

 
 
arkane9

Its funny, just the other day I was thinking it would be cool to have a mall tycoon And today someone launched a Kickstarter about such a game called Mall Craze! Looks Im considering backing it, partially because (continued in comments)

 
 
Fuzunga

Just got my first vaccine shot and they didn’t give me a sticker or anything :(

 
 
taterchimp

I think 5/1 Im going to do a Final Fantasy 6 Extra Life Charity Extravaganza for like 12+

 
 
Beatdevil

SONYYYYYYYY!!!!!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Well this looks dope as all

 
 
RiffRaff
 
 
PhilKenSebben

This MH: Rise concept art is metal

 
 
Operative20

Its pretty funny how the moment you can save up money something happens that wipes it Ha ha :(

 
 
ctg867

Fuck these DRM batteries, man

 
 
Seymour

Now that some old clothes are starting to fit again, time to load up on carbs for a meal or two as a reward! Whos hungry???

 
 
Shinkz

Latest Pew pew!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Backwards Compatibility who needs it, right?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

In case you missed it, I posted an epilogue for the Bass Awards in the cblogs yesterday! Links in the comments as always ^^ Hope you all have a nice Monday!

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

While were on the subject of roguelikes, I have to take this moment to give a plug for Its a truly wonderful game, and its release on Switch breathed new life into it for many, myself #roguelikeToid #Hashtag #YourMotherIsATrollop

 
 
Gajknight

#CurrentStatus

 
 
RiffRaff

This game looked interesting and was cheap so I gave it a Its pretty damn Like a combo of Slay the Spire and a D&D party-based dungeon Worth a look for rougelike

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Monday is objectively better than #weekendssuck

 
 
Snaileb

Im going to war against

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Its my Friday, its your Monday, but lets all have a fucking sweet

 
 
Seymour

I’ve lost enough inches/weight to fit back into my Golden Girls tee! ♪(´▽`)