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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). Theres 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 Infinitelooks to be Bioshockin 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 its 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 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...



Chris Moyse

How was your weekend everyone? Hope you had fun I briefly met reel lyfe Symmetra and Soldier 76 from They were incredibly warm and I only grabbed them for a few seconds, but it was

Chris Hovermale

Gonna take a little break from Monster Hunter, feeling a little well, that, but also, Im going on vacation tomorrow!

bong264 from distant Coorhagen

I hope my painting skills will reach that of other (pic unrelated :P)

Mike Martin



So I just completed DMC2, and what everyone said is Its a really boring game that almost made everyone (Including Dante) devoid of personality, improving certain gameplay in the wrong ways, and seemingly rip off Heihachis looks for the


I am the prettiest Angel of Death


Some days, I wish I knew what it was like to be born in a world where video games had been a big thing for a decade or two by


Finally finished 2 of Life is Strange and holy hell do I have I got a good ending on my first try so hell yeah to

CaimDark Reloaded

I just died to Xenojiiva after 49 minutes and 44 seconds of Not that it mattered much, I doubt wed kil him in another 16 seconds, but Daaaaaaamn!


Finished Kirby Star Wish it was longer, thats my only real Was a nice, fun little game that gave me a decent amount of Will eventually go through the last two modes, but for now, I Gnight!

Nathan D

Are these the kinds of clothes I should wear to fit in and make the friends?

Electric Reaper

Happy Birthday, Dangus Taargus!


Cry me a river, you piece of

Kevin Mersereau

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls is a good Much better than the Fite

CaimDark Reloaded

Can you imagine Monster Hunter with perfect collision detection and perfect hitboxes? Im not sure if it would be marvelous or


I know what my next blog post will be I dont think most of Dtoid (or the gaming community at large) understands just how disgusting and inexcusable the situation with 2K and their WWE2K18 port for Nintendo Switch Youll all smell what Im cookin


I thought nobody stole shoes anymore around here, but here I am now, lost a RM300+ Nike shoes to some gate-hopping teenagers Gotta get some good quality shoes under some obscure brand Also, happy birthday Dangus Taargus!

Mike Sounders

This is The Last


Fucking damn repeat boss Whelp, I may be almost done with chain of memories if minor grinding doesnt work, thanks for not having difficulty change options mid


Me on Wednesday: Im going to have the house all to myself until Monday! Im going to fucking cook, Im going to experiment and have fun and Im going to honest-to-God Cook! Me Now: Yeah I think Ill order a pizza to break up the Chinese

Dangus Taargus

31818 on muh dafuq? I didnt plan


Happy birfday Dangus, you wonderful Id make you a cake, but I got hungry and I ate But heres one that I totally didnt whip up at the last


Happy birthday dangus! Hope ya had a good day my dude!

King Kaiser

Sneakin in your #Tsunday 2 hours before midnight here on the East Side


Dangus, you are a treat to have here and a very funny and fun Im glad I know you and I hope your birthday made your heart


My friend came over today and asked to play Persona 5, and so we went through the first couple I know how I felt when I fell in love with the game, but watching him play it and express exactly what I felt confirmed it as my favorite game of all tim


I had to take my car in to get serviced and there was a Barnes and Noble right next to the I got a Barnes and Noble gift card a while ago and forgot I had it so I decided to finally use Did I pick some good choices?

Major Toms Coffee Cup

Drinking makers wanna get sexy and hunt teostra with me and a buddy? 😘

Chris Moyse

Happy Birthday Dangus! Its wonderful to have you around here, and I hope youve had an awesome weekend! :)


If you thought the final boss of Planet Robobot was cool, just wait till you get to the end of Star Allies! Besides that amazing boss, Id say Robobot was better as a whole but I almost always enjoy Kirby anyway so I had


Name Cause I want to be a cool hip adult whose not using the first user name he could come up with for the original xbox live while in middle Hope everyones having a nice lazy


Really happy to find these classy games sitting in the loft at my old house as well as a Classic Simply astounded they werent thrown

Mike Sounders

Busy weekend for Beat Kirby Star Allies, liked it, beat ZoE2, not a fan but the below revelation leaves me Started Old Hunters, not really feeling it Think my mind is just done with Bloodborne for Dunno if Ill


Very tempted by the I am Setsuna eshops sale, 50% off makes it $20 Any thoughts?


Happy Birthday Dangus! Love hearing about your ongoing quest to diminish your backlog and youre a Dragon Quest fan so youre good in my book!

Electric Reaper

Has anyone seen Tohsaka recently?


Am I the only one who hears Tarzan Boy by Baltimora play in the back on my mind whenever I grapple onto a Wedge Beetle and start swinging around?


How much grinding and how many sidequests do you recommend for FF15?

Plain Dere

Happy birthday dangus Can I smell your beautiful head of hair?

Rad Party God

Ion Maiden is just the beginning for 3D Realms, they WANT to make more new games with old game Theres a ton of technical speech, but its really interesting I hope they do gain back that old Prey engine they never actually got to


Ive been playing some Persona 3 FES for the first There are some things I love like that the plot is not so handed to you and the links are prety But fuck controlled party members, and fuck the endless


Oh snap, Happy birthday Your wrap ups and impressions are a joy to read!


Pc savey folk, I have a secondary HDD on my It only sporadically reads the Sometimes restarting the PC helps, but usually Whats the deal?


Dangus please send me nudes


Today I learned about Dark Souls Now I am even more hyped for the


Happy birthday Dangus! I hope your uncle gets you some cool top secret Nintendo stuff for a

Sir Shenanigans

Kinda just realizing how hilarious the name “Uncle Amiibo” Almost like Nintendo going “Yeah it’s kind of dumb plastic but you love


Enjoying my last Sunday at the current job, reading some Im quitting the job at this service desk and next Friday Ill start my new job as a trainee programmer! I actually like my current job, but I think itll be better for my


DBZF is the amazinggg and high level play is the best right


Did someone say #Tsunday ??