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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

Tohsaka

May Guess Puyo Puyo eSports as a name wouldnt really fly in the Western world, huh?

 
 
Sharukurusu

I gotta say, I really dig the MK11 trailer with the Ice Cube

 
 
Gajknight

Man, who knew the characters in Kingdom Hearts 3 were so toxic to each Social media was a mistake

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Samurai Caim in SMT IV is now level 37 and on his way to Learning a skill that gets rid of low level encounters that also works on the world map was a huge

 
 
NeoTurbo

Been grabbing some Switch games to prep for my new traveling job! Got these 2 on sale, SNK Heroines for 30 and Civ 6 for 50! Thats purty good for Canadian prices!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, Im feelin in a book readin mood so I decided to preorder a new version of Ancient Wines by Patrick Thats in October though, so for now Imma read a book bout phages with some lovely lookin artwork, Thinking Like a Also Happy Easter

 
 
MajinRotty

Chronicles of Linkles Fashion #11: Tron Linkle is ready to enter the

 
 
Michformer

My singing Thief: Deadly Shadows’s praises has led me to another project helmed by Warren Spector, one bursting with dark Like Voodoo Vince, Epic Mickey revels in its atmospheric wickedness, a creative quality I’ve come to relish

 
 
Churros89

Happy chocolate and rabbits day folks! #babytoid

 
 
Boxman214

Good morning, and a HAPPY Easter to you!

 
 
PatBateman17

Happy Easter to anyone who believes in that 😁 Hope everyone is having a lovely weekend!

 
 
triggerpigking

Redrew Dana Zane, my first dailysketch, wanted to see how far ive come in the few months since i started results, not half bad

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Just finished Splinter Cell: Im pretty sure my ranking of the series will ascend with release Conviction ran like shit on my PC, but it was the most fun Ive had with the series On to Blacklist sans MGSV all over

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Yesterday I played Link: The Faces of Evil on CDi, Mario Tennis on Virtual Boy, and some racing game on The sign on the building said Videogame Museum, but I think Room 101 wouldve been more

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Hopefully the next Switch update will introduce a shopping cart to the auto-deleting things from wishlists if you have purchased those things, that would be

 
 
Rad Party God

AC Unity has been pretty good thus I mean, its the same old gameplay formula of classic AC games, but I just love running around in the Revolution era Ive found a few minor glitches thus far and the performance has been pretty darn

 
 
MeeGhoulz

Im using the extra free time of the holiday to try and finish some of my RE waifus Still gotta learn to properly paint, adding textures and a more realistic Well, baby

 
 
Vincentdante

I been meaning to sit down and complete Dragon Quest 11 sometime but after the announcement that a better version is coming to switch with more stuff I have been struggling to find the motivation to continue my old

 
 
Parismio

Yknow, I never felt much hype for

 
 
Electric Reaper

The Indominus Rex seems like a Mary Sue of a murderous Also, the Gotham episode Let Them Eat Pie is the most disturbing TV episode Ive seen in a long

 
 
JcDent

Rebirth is at the heart of the Promethian creed - and so it is in Christianity! Happy Easter!

 
 
Tricerapops

Maaaaaan, I am looking forward to my days off on Tuesday and I am going to be such a trash person, all Eating taco bell, drinking soda, and playing I cant wait! One twelve hour shift and one eight hour shift to go!

 
 
Seymour

Been watching some old presidential Kennedy has such poise, whilst Nixon seems incredibly nervous the entire Well, lets just say that history has a funny way of expressing

 
 
Tohsaka

Its that time of the month Probably wont be a new character until June but Im sure well know something Also link for 1v1 (Duodecim)

 
 
Boxman214

Sean Bean seems like a delightful This is a great interview!

 
 
TysonOfTime

Saw Book of Mormon live earlier Man, that shit was hilarious, and with great music to boot!

 
 
Tohsaka

Hey, who wants to give me about a half million Ental loan for this? Ill pay ya

 
 
Gundy

Posted without context because the context makes it so much

 
 
RolanberryPrins

In my defense, she was on

 
 
Mike Sounders

Chain of Memories Update: On floor 8 Gameplay is Story feels like a soulless attempt at trying to get Nintendo newcomer money while also appealing to those that played I-its not all the same we swear!

 
 
Osc

Watched It was entertaining and Not scary, and a bit campy at But I still loved the story and the ending was not something I was Good

 
 
Occams

This was my first Like my actual first Still running many, many moons later and gifted to someone who needed I kept the chrome skull shifter knob

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Kotaku gets called out for the garbage pail articles it publishes

 
 
Chris Hovermale

This screens a bit outdated, but Im feeling too lazy to update it I think Chapter 2 and 7 are very close ties for my favorites in gameplay, including their B-sides!

 
 
Michformer

In a span of a single day, I received more good news and finished my largest article yet (they keep getting Will have the former announced in the near-future and the latter published next

 
 
Boxman214

Hey dtoid

 
 
Frostyflakes

Vxxy and I are set to sling spells at each other in the next round of the BlondeBass Super Extravagant Magic Watch at EDIT: Because it was short gonna stream Siege with Limo and a drunk Probably monologue for

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Well, I tried to fix my TV the same way I fixed PS4, which is to say, I let it rest for a day, tried to turn it on again and it magically No such luck this

 
 
taterchimp

DogToid

 
 
Dere

Playing through Dark Souls 2 Huh, turns out I really do quite like I know it gets lots of flak, but I thoroughly enjoy it

 
 
triggerpigking

Cats gonna

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Ive given Phantom Pain about 90 minutes, maybe 2 hours, and and I liked Ground Zeroes I remember being excited about this game pre-launch but actually playing it just does nothing positive for MGS1 is just the only one in the series I

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, finished another read of a book that holds a lot of meaning for Found a copy of this book in my high school library due to random chance and it pushed me into Its been enlightening to return to it and see the concepts it

 
 
Chris Moyse

Amazing bodypainter Kay Pike (who I wrote about yonks ago) is currently painting one of my favourite characters of all time, Mortal Kombats Sindel :O Go check her out at:

 
 
On Air Fish

The Persona 5 level in Smash Ultimate makes me really hopeful for Persona 5 on

 
 
PhilKenSebben
 
 
lokhe

On a hunch I felt like reinstalling Dark Souls 3 and on the road home tonight I saw the most massive fucking blood moon Ive ever seen in my I think the universe is trying to reaffirm my

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

I think its time we took our relationship to the next level Im adding you to my bookmarks

 
 
Fuzunga

What do you guys think? Physical release? Next chapter? Both!?