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An open letter to Gearbox regarding Duke Nukem.

Dear Gearbox, I honestly doubt you're going to see this little community blog I'm posting, but I'm going to pretend you have found it and are now reading it. The reason I'm writing this is to give my opinions on Duke Nukem Forever, and als...

 
 
 
 

GUYS, GET OVER IT! Girls Game. Some Don't.

It is 2011 and I still see frequent blogs and articles of how to get that girlfriend or wife of yours into video games. Guys want to find ways to coax their girls into a passion for their hobby. Publishers try to scheme up ways to tap into ...

 
 
 
 

Remake, Remaster, Rehash

Keza MacDonald at IGN thinks video game remakes are great. I disagree...sort of. MacDonald asserts that, “when handled correctly, remakes, remasters and re-releases are an extremely good thing, both for the industry and for us.” Accordin...

 
 
 
 

Good Does Not Mean Fun

There is something that has been bugging me recently. I have a friend (don't all laugh at once) who insists that for a game to be good it has to be fun. Now, before we get any further, we need to define these two words otherwise I'll get in...

 
 
 
 

Will Consoles Survive the Next Generation?

Edge has a great interview from their upcoming issue with Phil Harrison (former Sony Computer Entertainment exec). There’s a lot to dig into and I encourage everyone to go and read the full interview, but for now I want to focus on Harri...

 
 
 
 

I'm Going to Pitch you a Game...

And you're going to listen. No, no excuses, sit there and listen. I want this game to be made, and I want to helm this game because it will make me rich famous and respected. All shall love me and despair. Basic Synopsis: Video game design...

 
 
 
 

So many ugly people!

Wow I'm shallow. I want to get married and have kids, I really do, but I just can't bring myself to marry an ugly man. Unfortunately, all the men are ugly! Now I've been through some hard times, and I'm a brawler, so I've packed on som...

 
 
 
 

I'm Trying to Stay Excited About Prototype 2...

I'm one of the few that preferred the original Prototype over Infamous. By a lot, actually. In fact, whenever the debate came up, I would begin to feel like a Twilight Zone protagonist: everyone I know, everyone online, and every critic in...

 
 
 
 

Diversity what what?!?: Hookers Edition

I'll be honest, I lied - there are no hookers in this blog, but wipe your tears away my friend, for I have to tell you about how evil the games industry is and how we must all hate it: right from this second! ....yeah this second, no, yeah,...

 
 
 
 

Bioshock Infinite: Finding my own voice

Mmmm… Oh. I think Irrational Games may do the impossible and make a sexually attractive female character actually have more depth than her cleavage. Just sayin’. Bioshock Infinite looks to be Bioshock in the sky. From the massive revea...

 
 
 
 

The Real Truth About Why You Hate Reviews PERIOD!

I commented on the destructoid review guide. Admittedly at first just a quick simple response. But, then. I could not help but have my mind run wild on why I know for me, and how it seems for many, as to why we hate it when a game we like r...

 
 
 
 

PSN Users = "butthurt"?

VG247 has an interview with someone who claims to be part of Anonymous, the group associated with recent cyber attacks against Sony. This “Anon” as he/she is called, noted the following: “Our intention with our initial attacks on the P...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Duke Nukem Forever Gets Broken Down (and pissed on)

Here is my breakdown of Duke Nukem Forever: -The entire game is based on an unspoken irony. -Duke Nukem's charisma, comes from his lack of charisma. -Duke Nukem's personality comes from a one dimensional personality. -Duke Nukem's greatest ...

 
 
 
 

Hey Guess What? ... EA's F**KED!

So after posting that piece of crap last week, that I called a blog, I headed to the mountains of Tibet, became a Buddhist monk while living in a cave to find myself and the answers to the universe. After 83 years, I still had no answer, w...

 
 
 
 

Gamers helping gamers

I make it an effort to provide sound advice to oblivious gamers when making poor purchasing decisions. I spend effortless time reading game previews and reviews from my handful of reputable critics to decide whether a specific game is wort...

 
 
 
 
 
 

CONSCIOUSTOID #2: When I was your age…

I think it’s safe to assume that every gamer has some experience with a real-time strategy game of some fashion. For me, Command & Conquer: Red Alert was the first game I played online. Likewise, every gamer had a buddy who played Starcraft...

 
 
 
 

"I'm a Marketing Tool" (a.k.a. "Core Gamer")

Something I've been trying to wrap my head around lately is the 'Core Audience' pride that I see going round and round videogame blogs, comments, message boards etc. etc. etc. Often it is brought up with an air of superiority over "Casual" ...

 
 
 
 

You're Not A Real Fan

I got into a rather interesting discussion with a friend the other day. It mainly had to do with the concept of being a fan, and how I'd told her she wasn't. She argued with me about the matter, and we had a smashing good time going back an...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Wii U

All Sony and Microsoft have to do is release a fully integrated tablet, or a tablet with a screen to compete. This Wii U thing isn't next generation gaming. Nintendo has made official comments about their stock dropping more than 10% sin...

 
 
 
 

Destructing VGCats's Nerd Rage strip

http://www.vgcats.com/comics/?strip_id=280 Yeah, I know it's old news, but it's a good indication of what is wrong with a lot of video game fans. At first glance, I thought it was a parody with how ridiculous the arguments were, but so man...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Rad Party God

The RTX cards are already out and while they seem to be quite an improvement over the 1080 Ti (4k60 Ultra is now possible with the RTX cards), there is the overwhelming amount of ZERO games compatible with Ray Tracing, not even Windows supports it

 
 
Gajknight

For some reason, I thought it was a good idea to play Battle Chasers Nightwar (turn based RPG) on my PS4, while I play Octopath Traveller (turn based RPG) on my Switch and SMT Dx2 (turn based RPG) on my But I like them all! Taking turns! Yay!

 
 
Rudorlf

Man I think these guys really could take the Blood IP off Ataris dirty, grubby

 
 
taterchimp

My tattoo has reached the peely Urge to mess with it grows by the

 
 
Electric Reaper

And the back and forth between Yahtzee and Dtoid

 
 
Tohsaka

Hey Ive actually got relevant content for this #WesLikesBunnyGirlsWednesday thing I always see stuff posted

 
 
bong264

Ill wait and see how hackable the ps1 classic is before I even think about I mean for $100 you could just get a used ps3 and treat that like a glorified ps1(like I do :P) and im betting most of the 20 games are on the psn store

 
 
Tohsaka

Passed out with the Switch demo of Coven in my lap last In lieu of a review, Id tell you to track the demo down if youre a dungeon crawl or Etrian Mind that mature content,

 
 
Seymour

Shouldve posted this yesterday for Been really into UFO lately and Lights Out is probably up there with the best classic metal pieces out

 
 
Spiders For Sale

I kind of need to vent again but am too mentally tired and dont want to bother you guys too This gif summarizes how I currently

 
 
Viole

HELP! IS MY MIKU FAKE!?!?!

 
 
GrumpyAussieWario

Finally got around to watching Young Justice after years of hearing its critically acclaimed Any show that manages to make Sportsmaster into a badass is okay in my

 
 
RenaudB90

What a prick

 
 
FakePlasticTree

No, no, no, no, noooooo this is no This shit aint the kind of battle theme I want for Dante like Taste the

 
 
Jiraya

The white stuff really works!

 
 
Mike Sounders

The real hero the MCU

 
 
Shoggoth2588

if you have different regional accounts on your Switch theres a Famicom version of the NES Online Legend of Zelda has better music and SMB3 is harder in the Famicom

 
 
Grygore

Anybody else notice that the ps4 pro has been out of stock for almost a month now? Not a word from Sony

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Persona Q2s newest trailer stars kid-with-too-many-layers-on Ken Amada!

 
 
Chris Hovermale

I did everything a spider can

 
 
NeoTurbo

For all you guys in school right

 
 
Dr Mel

{Wordtoid} A golf course is often refered to as Links, but this has no connection to the usual noun Link, but is its own word taken from Scottish through German and refers to the typography of original golf

 
 
Raiku Destructoids Champion

I know people didn’t like him but

 
 
Mike Sounders

PSA folks, Kotaku is reporting the Switch does not automatically create cloud You have to do it manually for each Once you’ve done that it will be automatic from then So go through your collection now if you want to use

 
 
RiffRaff

So, the emulation on the Switch is pretty Wish there were more options for borders and what Imo, when it gets a bigger library it will be worth the 20 a The app, wow what shitty bare bones Not even a friends

 
 
dephoenix

#WeslikesbunnygirlsWednesday #PleaseIgnoreTheCatgirl

 
 
Jetter Mars

PS1 mini pre-orders are up at Gamestop for anyone

 
 
Flanx

Need to build some sort of playlist for when im grinding through ranked games but I dont want to hear anyone calling it a gaming playlist because that sounds dumb and IM NOT DUMB :(

 
 
Rad Party God

No DualShock controllers (at launch) is a huge deal breaker for me, I HATE that ugly ass OG PS controller, its also uncomfortable as Whats next? Memory Cards not included?

 
 
Bass

Im not sure how I feel about the PlayStation The lack of joystick on the controllers seems like a very stupid

 
 
RenaudB90

And to no ones surprise, ticketmaster continues to be the scum of the

 
 
Forever Dere

Did you know they wont let you eat at Pizza Hut without pants? You show me in the bilaws where it says I have to wear pants at the lunch I thought this was America

 
 
ZombieC0RPS

Left for work early so I could get out early and enjoy my Wound up getting a flat tire on the way So this is how the days starts? Bring it, mother fucker!

 
 
LaTerry

Im not quite sold on this Playstation classic yet, mostly because I already have an easy way to play FF7 and none of the other games they announced are all that appealing to A game that would make me want it is Legend of

 
 
whatsacow

Made some art based on resident evil 4s box Let me know what you think!

 
 
absolutfreak

Lets do this! Second half The first was last year down in VA Beach when I met the delightful

 
 
Shinkz

Also Im not one for memes but that cat with the instruments tickles

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Apple has a real risk of losing the rights to the iPhone name here, or ending up having to pay hefty Imagine Apple not controlling the iphone brand in a country of 200 million! Hard to even Detail in

 
 
Boxman214

Of course the Playstation Classic gets announced AFTER emuparadise goes

 
 
ShadeOfLight

Guess what day it is today, me hearties!

 
 
Seymour

Heres my longest video yet, a nearly-complete, 1 hour and 25 min longplay of Undertale fan game Dusttale! Coming up are my stream which is going to, mostly, be me raging harder than I even did during my RE5 Enjoy, hopefully!

 
 
Forever Dere

The Actual Charlton Heston is the video game journalist I wish I could His blogs are always so hard hitting and down right scary

 
 
Flegma

My cynicism is getting I keep wondering if the PS1 Classic will have an analogue controller (purchased separately), just like Switch Pro controller had a proper

 
 
Chris Moyse

PlayStation Classic pre-orders open on Amazon UK now

 
 
whatsacow

The first ep of The Dragon Prince is pretty I enjoy that its basically game of thrones for the whole family - and it knows It even drops a winter is coming joke!

 
 
JcDent

Since the review dpost got gucha guchad even after asking me to spot buses and copy lines of code, heres a link to my Afghanistan 11 Royal Marines

 
 
Chris Moyse

I feel like absolute garbage This time next week Ill be in hospital while they try to figure out, 7 months later, what is wrong with Im not looking forward to it *at all* and Im sick of being a quarter of who I used to

 
 
TysonOfTime

In honor of Simon and Richter being in Smash Ultimate, were releasing Rondo of Blood and Symphony of the Night on

 
 
Rudorlf

You know, as much as Im happy that everyones excited for the PlayStation Classic, why do I get the feeling that theres a small possibility that Sony will announce a PSOne Classic with DualShock controllers next year?

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Do you trust me?