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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

JuIc3

Fuck I wanna play through Scott Pilgrim

 
 
Seymour

For those who enjoyed my Ori hot take, Ive, apparently, got another steamer for ya: Luigis Mansion 3 fucking Its got its occasional charm, good OST and great visuals, (more in comments)

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick

Chilli Cheeseburger on Damper Roll and Sweet Potato Fries with Chilli and Sour Cream:

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Wes, this cats name is Wes and he likes tacos as Im onto

 
 
Slimybear245

Now that 2020 is halfway over just wondering what were peoples biggest gaming dissapointments of 2020? That werent The Avenegers

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Its your May it be Or some I dont know, I fucking despise Or do I? Yes I Dont ever question Heres a picture of fish tacos that Ive mailed to

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Birthday shout-out to Wes, who is today! Im so glad I got to know you, Mostly because Ive been rifling through your dumpster and your old clothes fit me, but Also I didnt buy you Suck And stop touching my

 
 
RiffRaff

Hope youre all having a nice weekend!

 
 
Electric Reaper

So, apparently this is the year of sea

 
 
fordPrefect

This is a fantastic list --- Rolling Gunner, Crimzon Clover, Jet Lancer, and Ginga Force all Spoilers: their #1 game is about to debut on Switch on the 27th for

 
 
LaTerry

I played Among Us with proximity chat and the game has never been more Specifically because we had on that imposters can hear ghosts, and every time I died I would just serenade the imposters with various songs I remember from the

 
 
Trash69

If ship not canon, then why he save him from mortal death because he called him a cool guy?

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I helped win a 10X Battle in Splatoon 2 - Im doing my part! #TeamSuperStar

 
 
ctg867

So its been several I think tonight is the night I finally start my second playthrough of The Last of Us Still not sure I have the emotional bandwidth for this well I guess Ill find out

 
 
Rico the Penguin

Twisting Corridors is probably the worst content Blizzard has made for World of It is about an hour long and the power curve is such that you can get to the very end then get one shot by any of the bosses moves and get nothing for your

 
 
Fuzunga

I’m more of a YouTube guy than a Twitch guy, but these are three excellent channels everyone should

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

You ever just go on a shopping spree and buy 52 games in a single day?

 
 
Churros89

Btw, this morning I finally turned made myself a phone stand using a cardboard box so I can play EDH over Spelltable! But I probably wont be able to play with anyone here from the americas due to timezone + only able to play at weekend mornings

 
 
medicamecanica

Not sure if people arent talking about Attack on Titan on any of my social feeds due to politeness or what but I got around to the final seasons first episode and this shit feels so

 
 
Churros89

REJECT MODERNITY, EMBRACE TRADITION (friend of a friend wanted to get rid of a PS2, so I ended up scoring a free console!)

 
 
hlarge4

Started Yakuza: Like a Its great, but i fell asleep during a Turned it off when I woke up, Hopefully I didnt permanently miss I often fall asleep while gaming or reading or watching a movie, even if I feel Anyone else?

 
 
Czar Kazem

Been waiting for this to rerelease for a year and a What a treat, just love the Cheers,

 
 
Tricerapops

I am Hope everyone is doing alright in these trash fire Im taking off to some hot springs for a few days with Lauren cause all work and no play makes Justin something But really, hope everyone is

 
 
Gimic300

Got my first tattoo 2nite

 
 
indigit4l

After a stressful start with work this year, this week has been One of my new customers today brought me Titos as a This stuff is very good on its own, but any suggestions on something to mix it with?

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Tonight on Fortune Roulette: We start the stream off with a fun little Party Fighter, known as Goonya Fighter!

 
 
Spiders For Sale

I highly recommend Its on the easier side as far as classic Point and Click Adventures go but the easy difficulty lets one enjoy the cozy atmosphere of its charming world and its inhabitants, both created through fantastic pixel

 
 
taterchimp

Oh, no, I did a thing thats the Zombie Burger special of the week! The Rare Bite! And me eating the shit out of it!

 
 
Roager

About a month ago, my lady was browsing instagram, and I overheard a video she scrolled OBSESSED with Kylie Jenners avocado toast recipe And Im still not over the fact that those words were spoken without

 
 
Riley1sSpook

Bought Scott Pilgrim even though I did the massive blog about how I wasnt gonna buy Im infuriated at

 
 
Boxman214

About to watch Se7en for the first Maybe Ill finally find out whats in the Edit: 😳

 
 
streetmagik3

Got a thing I blame you Wes! I mean, thanks for showing me that I wanted a game I wouldnt possibly win from your widget, so I had to order So I did!!

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Played through A Short Hike, it was Gotta love a game I can finish in a day

 
 
Slimybear245

Hey kinda got lost on something with 13 Sentimels Aegis Rim not really spoilery Just wondering is the best way to do stuff is to do all the story stuff then the rts battles? From what I heard online some of the battles are set after story

 
 
ScionVyse

And here it is, my first review of Forgotten Sands! I think this one turned out really well, so have a look if youve got the time, and tell me what you think I can One last bump for the weekend crowd!

 
 
taterchimp

So this is pretty damn tasty

 
 
ChronoLynxx

So I got my 2nd dose of the Covid vaccine yesterday Felt fine until later that Head started Today, Im definitely feeling Massive headache, fever/chills, feel Normal reactions it looks like so Im not

 
 
NeoTurbo

Current status; stretched out on the floor in the sun with a small fold out cushion bed playing Life is

 
 
CoruptAI125

Ive been getting into Ring Fit the last month or so and the game just keeps I recently hit level 40 and they just introduced a skill Insane how much there is

 
 
bong264

Enjoy some early morning plague!

 
 
medicamecanica

Makes sense in hindsight but damn, what a waste of

 
 
Flegma

I first played this in 2019, despite having bought a copy for presumably 20€ many many years I suppose one reason I didnt really know much of the game was that NA gamers werent talking about for obvious

 
 
RiffRaff

Scott Pilgrim or Dicey Dungeons? Im leaning DD since I have already played SP back in the Pic unrelated

 
 
Dreggsao

Holy shit the load times on EA™s Star Wars™ Battlefront™ 2™ are Even going from the campaign to the main menu takes a

 
 
lokhe

Since that Metroid Prime HD Trilogy hasnt been announced yet I decided to take matter into my own 4k60fps, with full DS4 support and high res textures? Yes, its

 
 
Hypno

Gamers, its time to bring jorts back and rise

 
 
Silver the 3rd

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