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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

indigit4l

Beta signups are now open for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

Surprise! You just gambled away $200 on worthless bullshit! --EA, having a great time

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

Turn on Get teabagged even though theyre at the same absolutely dismal GSP as me Turn off

 
 
Tohsaka

Jalter vs Asuna vs Sonic vs Youmu

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Super happy for dear ol AVGN: Youtube success couldnt have come to a nicer

 
 
Gajknight

#UnwholesomeWednesday

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Top 5 Vampire movies: 1 - Daybreakers 2 - Blade 3 - What we do in the Shadows 4 - Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust 5 - Dracula: Dead and Lovin it!

 
 
Flanx

Tomorrow Ill be taking the day off work to play some Smash and try out the new Samurai Shodown! No idea what characters will be available to play but Im

 
 
MrPopadopoulis

For anyone whos curious, this all-girl Japanese punk band just released, low-key, one of the best rock albums of the year:

 
 
Shibboletho

Four years ago, Koji Igarashi initiated a Kickstarter campaign for what was basically a new I immediately dropped about 1/3rd of my meager paycheck on Before Witcher 3, before Mighty Number 9, I backed Bring on the

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
 
hlarge4

Starting the new console off

 
 
Rudorlf

Welp, Alpha Protocols no longer available on :T Either SEGA were being dicks again, or maybe an actual remaster is in the making?

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

My Friend Pedro is finally out tomorrow, and this launch trailer is AMAZING!

 
 
Hypno

Fraud Fraud Fraud

 
 
Soulbow

When you stack up on a door in Siege and you know for a fact theres a Frost/Kapkan trap on the other side but your squad wont listen to #Penguintoid

 
 
Rudorlf

Kingpin: Life of Crime is a violent & sweary gangster-esque Deus Ex that could have been a great game, but alas it fell short of its Its still worth a playthrough I heard some recommend the Rags 2 Riches mod even for

 
 
MeeGhoulz

#shelfietoid I was organizing things better, before posting a Now, guess who doesnt want to take a bath?

 
 
dephoenix

I had another pic for #WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday to share, but upon further inspection it might be just a bit too much for the So a somewhat #NSFW bunny girl will be awaiting you in the

 
 
Emerald Gamez

I really hope you guys are ready for dreycanroc and XK29 tournament(And yes,im

 
 
Samhain

Square Enix should include a Hater mode in FF7 Remake, which would just boot up the original FF7 when selected

 
 
Lawman

So, uh, I finally beat Bloodstained Got to the credits, wanted to see where I was on the backer list and, I’m literally the first Is this a joke?

 
 
ShadeOfLight

An emotional rollercoaster in one headline: Boaty McBoatface, otherwise known as the one thing The Internet(TM) ever did right, is telling us the climate is more fucked than we

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Cant wait for both to be

 
 
SirNinjaFace

So I grabbed a free copy of Too Human from the Xbox store! Is it worth a playthrough?

 
 
Riff Raff

#Wholesometoid

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Unlike most games I find myself extremely excited for, I find myself trying to avoid info on Hollow Knight: At least until reviews come so I can see how it generally compares against the Wanting to go in as blind as possible this

 
 
Riff Raff

Good morning Dtoid! Hope you have a great day! Who is your favorite Nintendo character? Mine will forever and always be Luigi! Hes just so dreamy!

 
 
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Parismio

I finally was able to get a squadron in Ima recruit some characters later Also been leveling my astrologian and dark knight Healing n tankings been super fun, tho tanking gives me performance anxiety Still fun tho!

 
 
JcDent

This graph has more dramatic buildup that most Hollywood Night wishes he could do a tweest like this!

 
 
ChandlerS04

Really hope that the Trials of Mana remake OST has that same progress/space opera melody that -some- of the SoM Remake Im hoping that the Sacrifice theme gets it remake justice

 
 
Alex Heat

Could I have posted this in a more timely fashion? Yes, but I was playing

 
 
Tricerapops

Why do the triggers on the XBONE controller keep going from short to long press? How am I changing that?

 
 
dephoenix

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday

 
 
Sharukurusu

Im skeptical about the FFVII remake and I feel like Im the only

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Completed my Warriors Shamash Eureka Shamash was the Sumerian God of the sun, morality, justice and

 
 
Forsaken Knight

FYI on the patch for It opened a bunch of unopened chests around the castle, including one that had an item needed to progress the So I’m soft locked and can’t

 
 
Rudorlf

I finally played through Commander Keen 1-3 was fun if outdated, confusing and frustrating (And no 4 & 5 was a massive improvement on every Except the water And speaking of which, go get fried on a silver platter,

 
 
Boxman214

I got my wife to start playing BOTW! She thinks its fun! I think it makes her even 🔥

 
 
taterchimp

Beat Fight for Sanctuary on The last boss is a major pain in the Im only 5 levels away from the cap, and then 8 levels of OP to I think I want to go through and do all missions once I reach OP8, and probably will Stream it on twitch

 
 
Electric Reaper

Playing Bloodstained Ritual of the Night under an orange moon, neat! Definitely liking Ritual of the Night more than Curse of the Moon so CotMs final boss fight is too

 
 
Rasori

Today Im about to play a game I have avoided for about 11 years, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Heard so many mixed things about it from This is best Zelda to This is worst Zelda and I cant avoid it anymore, I just have to

 
 
indigit4l

Going to move on from Mutant Year Had a great time with it yesterday for 90 minutes but tonight I spent an hour and got I encountered many situations, picked off a few dudes undetected, but there was a lot of I dont like

 
 
mullon

I watched the Honest Game Trailer for Sekiro is Ninja Scroll?

 
 
Mike Sounders

Junpei is half of you people right

 
 
ScionVyse

Had fun smashing it up with Gimic and Sam, and got to play some characters that I dont play too Weve gotta get some more Dtoid Smash Bros nights

 
 
homeoftheblues

Anyone want a Final Fantasy XIV Black Fat Chocabo Mount? Grab it in the comments, just post that you grabbed Give a moment for my comment to show up #selfietoid (EDIT: ITS CLAIMED)

 
 
RocketKnight

While you guys have been playing Bloodstained, Ive been going through SWAT 4 and its Really cool