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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 ...

 
 
 
 

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 ...

 
 
 
 

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

TheLimoMaker

When your Square Enix ID is unrecoverable and so your 100 hour Final Fantasy 14 save is untouchable and your Final Fantasy 14 digital PS4 copy is now

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Heads up, guys: The codes for the Mario pins will be available tomorrow! Im guessing itll work like the Xenoblade Chronicles phone ring in that you redeem the code in the Nintendo

 
 
Shoggoth2588

In the original Super Mario Sunshine you can unlock a pair of Sunglasses to tone down the bloom that unlocked sooner in the All-Stars version or is it still something you need to find? I usually turn bloom off before starting a

 
 
JuIc3

I’ve never really played Sunshine before, and you know what? It’s pretty freaking

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The Mushroom Kingdom has never been in safer

 
 
Adzuken

Depending on how you interpret my choice for #sadsongsunday, it could actually be an uplifting song about letting go of your That, or it could be about all your problems being so bad that the only solution is to burn it all down and start

 
 
Xeo

So uh, Death fans of If you didnt know, Nitelight did an entire remixed album turning Deaths masterpiece Symbolic into a synthwave Thats right, Death, as in the death metal band, but Let that sink in and

 
 
Xeo

A recent discussion elsewhere sparked the question Upbeat songs with dark and my first answer from my personal catalogue was Dont Say A Word by Sonata And it got me entire Caleb Saga from them was fucking

 
 
Kevin Mersereau

I just started playing Mario Galaxy for the first time, and I was not prepared for how rad it

 
 
taterchimp

Changing my Im good with this

 
 
PatBateman17

Going in on Hades almost completely blind to every part of it has been really Organically discovering stuff and basically being surprised by legit Also almost hitting double digit hours in two days 😂

 
 
Electric Reaper

I am not sure about this new season of Red vs

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

The rotation of the Earth really makes my

 
 
Fuzunga

Well, I guess my copy of Super Mario 3D All-Stars is lost and gone Supposedly it was delivered in the afternoon but I never got

 
 
Occams

Finally got this arcade It’s been on my list for a long Can’t wait to hang it with the

 
 
Rasori

You ever think about how were all in different parts of the world, and yet we can communicate with each other like were in the same room? The future is pretty cool

 
 
siddartha85

51 stars The people who talked up Mario 64 for decades look like sadistic assholes right now, but I cant stop playing Did people actually play this with a worse controller?

 
 
JuIc3

He gets

 
 
LastKingofHearts

New God of War got Heres a painting I did of Kratos from awhile Instagram @upinsmokeproductions

 
 
NeoTurbo

So I totally forgot I bought the Megaman Zero/ZX collection and HOLY The first proper boss of Megaman Zero 1 is crazy hard!! And its timed! Any tips? So far Im just trying to jump over him and attack with the charged

 
 
The InFamous TMF

I LOVE Soul Calibur! Just found a Mint looking copy of Soul Blade Now all Im missing are the system specific copies of SC II & IV

 
 
MeanderBot

YEAH DUDE

 
 
Electric Reaper

Today is Bowsettes 2nd

 
 
Lex

So I was visiting amazon to look for some varnish to seal some didnt expect to find bras and pvc body suits on the first few rows but that was okay I guess? The full nudity, definitly nsfw, image for orgy-sheets was a surprise

 
 
maycausecancer

I drove for the first time in 5 months since I got 2 herniated discs in my Feeling pretty I need to lay

 
 
Exber

Watched The Devil All the A modern pulp fiction? I cant quite recommend this one for its tone and However, some of the performances, especially that of Robert Pattinson deserve

 
 
indigit4l

Go Stars!!!

 
 
Lawman

all finally makes sense now!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Thats some good

 
 
absolutfreak

Well that was Had a gift card from gamestop, so figured Id use it to get some e-shop credit for Mario 3D All They ended up having a copy!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Had a field trip Been about 7 hours of work and still gotta keep chewing Tired but looking forward to gorging myself on food

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Boxman214

Im Naked Nakey Nugg for

 
 
ChronoLynxx

FIGHT NIGHT! Loving this free fight card Its oddly better stacked then next weeks

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Uh, I live in I think you might want to turn the truck around?

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Paul Atreides: What is in this video? Gaius Mohiam:

 
 
CJ Andriessen

Ive given it as many shots as I can give it, but no matter how much I play it, Im just not having fun with Fall

 
 
medicamecanica

When youre so unimpressed with the new game you make it your

 
 
NinjaSpeed

Following the reveal of Monster Hunter Rise and Stories 2, would you guys like to see more third party IP receive new entries exclusively on the Switch like Sonic, Resident Evil, Kingdom Hearts, (who have done so on previous Nintendo systems)?

 
 
Vincentdante

So the Phantasy Star Online guys finally got their game right? So I was thinking, how about Dragon Quest X Square?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Also, I wont receive my copy of Mario 3D All-Stars until Tuesday, but for those that do have it: Did you play all the games before? If youve tried any of the games for the first time, how do you feel about them?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Im no artist, but making some reference drawings for a few of my characters recently was still a fun exercice! Heres Mélodie from the Owlboy Review, which Im excited to jump back to after my current Writings fun!

 
 
Osc

Have a chill weekend with this super smooth The type of song I can drive and enjoy life #musictoid | Snakehips, Jess Glynne, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Davido, Frizzo - Lie for You (Remix)

 
 
TurboKill

Are there solid details yet on PS5 SSD storage in regards to physical games and installation? I couldve sworn Sony stated that they would release more info about what drives would be compatible TB is nowhere near

 
 
NeoTurbo

Life with my

 
 
ctg867

This upcoming console launch got me thinking about past systems Ive owned, and cause Im OCD I made a Included when I got them and what I got them with/why I got What was the first system + game you all got?

 
 
Yue chan

We are about to have some amazing BBQ 😩👌

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Speaking of cool

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Zoinks Scoob, you gotta Hail Paimon or hell, like, murder your