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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

clarknovalis

In case you really want to feel the burn

 
 
Plissken

Whats your favorite game that you didnt play yet?

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Can all you computer wises here clear something up for me please? It is possible for a laptop to have two graphics cards? Found a really nice looking laptop says it has two though and have yet to see that in much and links to laptop incomment

 
 
Plissken

#SHAMELESSBUMP: I overcome my analphabetism to write a CBlog, but doesnt display the pictures if you click directly on QTOIDs right side Have to click the link in the comment or enter through the Community Blogs section

 
 
Kerrik52

NISAs crappy PC port of Ys 8 has a free trial this Thats useful to see if your computer setup is one of few that actually works with the damn

 
 
taterchimp

Spent at least 45 minutes helping a drunk bro without a cellphone charge get back to his party bros so we can have a clean Basically a party, right?

 
 
Torguebow

HOLY F*** ME IN THE D***N***LE THIS IS

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

A completed jigsaw puzzle is a pieceful

 
 
LaserPirate

How many Lowes would Rob Lowe rob if Rob Lowe could rob Lowes?

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Really pissed off right Details in the comments

 
 
Electric Reaper

At 3:00 in the runtime of this video, a crazy weapon is This song is rather niche, but it would still be nice if a video game or movie made something similar to

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Just watched Pretty damn

 
 
THE INFAMOUS JCITY

Switching over to the newer Switch model that has the better battery life but redownloading everything is taking 4eva & Im so very impatient 🙄 Never really noticed exactly how many #NintendoSwitch games I have, its been 2 days & Im still downloading

 
 
Uncle Arena Fighter

Flame Hyenards screaming and the average health of an X7 boss have been But theres so much more madness to his fight! Whats with all his clones and the giant, missile-launching robo-bull?! Freeware Fridays

 
 
LaserPirate

So, Trumps trying to buy

 
 
Cloudman Sam

HEY KIDS WANT SOME UNCANNY VALLEY?

 
 
NeoTurbo

WATCH CANNON BUSTERS

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Anodyne 2 speaks to

 
 
Fuzunga

Damn, that choice in Fire Emblem I mentioned earlier apparently cheated me out of a cool cutscene that didnt have an equivalent for some I still stand by it, though!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Considering getting the Platinum Trophy for The Council and do Patrick

 
 
Boxman214

Popeyes new Chicken Sandwich is very good! Flavor isnt quite as good as Chick-fil-As, but the texture is

 
 
Nior

Soul Reaver turns 20 I feel like such an old man right

 
 
Lex

In the far future of the Gundam Wing universe even your medical files are

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I think I liked Static Cling more than Enter the Florpus but I only just watched Florpus once so The animation seemed kinda inconsistent in Florpus and it was kind of distracting to

 
 
NeoTurbo

I have rediscovered best Ro-boi He is just the

 
 
able to think

Just preordered the Woozle’s GBA Consolizer kit from Looking forward to not having to screw around with GBInterface to play GBA games on the Gameboy I never could that working with Swiff so it looks kinda

 
 
Dinosir

Soulbow?

 
 
Dinosir

Soulbow?

 
 
Parismio

Ive been reading delicious in dungeon books I borrowed from my library and boy do I like these I have never wanted to eat fictional monsters than I do right now! Its the kinda stuff ignis would cook I hope it gets an anime in the

 
 
Tohsaka

After enough fiddling, Dtoid is loadable on Windows

 
 
NeoTurbo

As a reminder, Im going to be streaming some more Binary Domain in about BUMP 10 MINS at 3PM So if you wanna watch me meet best boi Cain, you better be there! Ill put my twitch link the the

 
 
GoofierBrute

You know what, instead of posting some moderately safe for work porn, kinkshaming Torch and Soulbow, or generally shit posting, lets spice things up here and be positive: its Friday over here What are you most proud of this week? #Proudtoid

 
 
taterchimp

Saw a spoiler of FE 3 Houses upcoming super hard difficulty, and I am disappointed if its Image related

 
 
Kerrik52

Ive been trying my damndest to save up a buffer of my favorite podcasts, but it just aint There are just too many things in life made better with a good podcast to listen I just cant help

 
 
Fuzunga

Wow, I was not expecting game altering Telltale-style choices in Three Although I wish the game warned me ahead of time so I didnt waste an entire free day by Regardless, think I made the right Time skip, here I come!

 
 
Plissken

All right, so uhm , posted a community God help you all, I became a

 
 
Mike Sounders

Ah it finally Gonna build it and the other version I have this weekend and

 
 
absolutfreak

Discovered that one of the phones TNs Im working on today has an extension for a It is really hard resisting adding a second extension for a

 
 
CelicaCrazed

PSA: If you play #SeaOfThieves between Aug 20-24, you get a Halo-themed That includes a Spartan

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Well spent about 5 days of research looking up Found the perfect one on dell but seems I didnt realise they dont include the Vat at Fuck me back to square Vat put the price up by nearly an extra

 
 
PhilKenSebben

*1Folks our boy Xeo is going through some His whole family If we can save one Dtoiders house this month we can save Lets band together and give this lovely family some damn After years of bs, and medical Deets in comments

 
 
Operative20

I made my first app! All it does is make your input text into that SaRcAsM text from the spongebob memes, but its still exciting to see something I made actually work, even if useless

 
 
Lawman
 
 
Boxman214

Tried Chick-fil-As new Mac and It was tasty! Will definitely eat it

 
 
Electric Reaper

I watched a couple episodes of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and while it was good, I prefer the 1996 TV series

 
 
cockaroach

More pants need stealth Got some jeans/trousers from Uniqlo, they are excellent, nice looking, and have a drawstring I did not anticipate but welcomed

 
 
indigit4l

Finished MINDHUNTER S1 this Cool show & good timing bc S2 started actor was in a show called Looking that I And its OLIVIA from Fringe! I love her, her deep voice and all,

 
 
Chris Moyse

Ah reckon summer’s done, y’all