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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

Anthony Marzano

In this the season of #cursedmas, let us not forget that #darksiders3 is

 
 
sp testure

I have to admit Im one of those people who put a couple hours into route B lost But now Im going to power through it and get to Route C which I hear is pretty good Lord Im finding a lot of dead YoRHa stuff!

 
 
Cloudman Sam

In another universe, Pokemon could have had a Pokemon based on

 
 
Churros89

Also played against him using a proxy deck mimicking my MtG Arena I think Occams would probably dog my improvised fairy

 
 
Churros89

Aaaaw yeah, my brother finally brought me the Killer Bees + other cards he bought for me when he was in São Also gave me some insect cards he got from a bulk box he

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Fable 3, Dragon Age 2, Skyward the top of my head, these are the three worst games from this Ride to Hell was hilarious, Mighty 9 made me want to beat it, and Siege doesnt actually

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Just went to a winter themed avatar on my No padoru for you

 
 
Electric Reaper

Both Hellsing Ultimate Abridged and The Flash season 5 agree on one thing: Rob Zombie songs are great music for fictional

 
 
Agent9

A very big thank you to my Secret Santa! Gundam to me is what Seige is to With this my Gundam 00 collection is close to completion!

 
 
whybmonotacrab

I feel like whoever composed the Darksiders Genesis soundtrack is super into Nier Oh, and Darksiders Genesis is

 
 
D-Volt

Competitive Overwatch on Switch is one of the most frustrating things Ive ever No one knows how to play their heroes and no one knows the Even with voice chat everyone ignores your Big

 
 
Boxman214

I would like The Orange Box to be Remastered on next gen consoles so we can play it without all the load

 
 
Osc

A very somber and haunting Sometimes you just need to listen to these types of #musictoid | AWOLNATION - California Halo Blue

 
 
triggerpigking

Testing out drawing angry emotions today and also tried a pen sketch, so I redrew a sketch I did of angry boi Think its worked out

 
 
MajinPadoru

Its December bois! Time to relinquish the last vestiges of resistance and submit to the

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Are you ready for the second week of class? In the second lesson of FGHS 101, we take a look at VF Animation, Fighters Megamix and Virtua Fighter 3! Open your textbooks and head over to

 
 
Voltaic Owl

The proud feeling when your 4yo starts humming Gourmet Race unprovoked :)

 
 
Boxman214

Trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 is up! I think it looks like a good time

 
 
medicamecanica

I got some mangos

 
 
Dangus Taargus

So Ive played 319 games since I began keeping track a few years ago, and recently Ive been organizing it into a Theres a tab for played games by Backlog And Played by console (also Link in

 
 
PhilKenSebben

On the eighth day of #Cursedmas my true love gave to

 
 
Fuzunga

MEGA PEARL

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Any of you sexy Bois know the best way to get a 4-5 perfect IV ditto in sword n shield?

 
 
NeoTurbo

Annnnd thats by secret Santa gift mailed! I hope they like it!

 
 
jobejoe

I started Ori and the Blind Forest today even though Im meant to be playing something I love how you need to create your own save Im interested how long Ill play it for as Im not really a fan of Metroidvania

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Im not gonna lie, I just want that holographic

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas #NSFW

 
 
taterchimp

I reloaded, threw my gun, it turned into a brain, grew legs, and started shooting Gettin brain like Krang

 
 
 Deadgar64

Dunno if I ever posted her in her final But this is Lydia Had my old man, whos a photographer, take some shots of More in the

 
 
GoofierBrute

#Cursedmas, but this time its a bit

 
 
eastyy

Anyone ever had that one thing that put them off a game ? Ring of red for ps2, i was really hoping the aiming mechanic was real time like how many darts game us and when the percentage goes up it makes it easier to aim nope aiming was all percent based

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Im disappointing all my middle school teachers and succumbing to peer Limo has been pestering me to play Disco Elysium so Ill be streaming it for most of the day - come say hi!

 
 
ScionVyse

Dtoid feature suggestion, if possible: Embedding Twitch clips in Qposts similar to how YouTube videos

 
 
Seymour

Raihan is so fucking

 
 
dephoenix

#Cursedmas

 
 
Adzuken

My husband and I have successfully relocated to our new apartment in Now we must test our relationship in the crucible of IKEA furniture

 
 
RiffRaff

My favorite #Cursedmas movie! Home Stallone!

 
 
triggerpigking

Sketched Jill from Va11halla today, one of my favorite characters, been meaning to pick it up again on the

 
 
Electric Reaper

31 hours later, I have completely beaten Tesla vs Ive gotten every achievement, weapon, and fully leveled up each I couldnt find one particular perk, but either its glitched, super rare, or just a

 
 
taterchimp

Just saw a comment on Spec Ops: the Line that was Silent Hill: Dubai and if that doesnt hit the goddamn nail on the head

 
 
RenaudB90

Titanfall 2 would be a fun game if it wasnt filled with Titanfall Or had a matchmaking system that didnt suck

 
 
Boxman214

After playing Reach, I thought I might try playing through 4 (only played it once, at I just cant do it! This game sucks so hard!

 
 
taterchimp

Okay, I lied, Im back on Borderlands doing Moze

 
 
AtomicBanana

#Cursedmas

 
 
ScionVyse

Super Smash Bros Ultimate is a year old Anyone want to play some tonight? EDIT: Done for the night!

 
 
Electric Reaper

While there are times I wish the FTC had sharper teeth, they are seriously overreaching here and they could end up violating the First Amendment and/or chilling free

 
 
Xeo

To anyone and everyone who has extended their reach and well wishes to help my family and I, my wife and I want to take a moment to thank Ill update more

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Todays giveaway is for Links Awakening!