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Some Words on Platformers

I've finally been released from the grasp of BioShock: Infinite which is seriously the best game I've played for a long, long time and I can tell it's going to be my personal GOTY (unless something really surprises me) and I'd very much lik...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds (Omaha)

Last week my wife and I attended Final Fantasy: Distant Worlds at the Holland Center in Omaha. We were very fortunate (and surprised) that the show came to Omaha and knew we couldn't miss a chance to see music from Final Fantasy performed...

 
 
 
 

Some Podtoid "Artwork"

So having listened to some of the Podtoid shows I couldn't resist every now and again doing some "artwork" or in reality just very simple photo manipulations so I thought I'd put them out there, along with a sort of living art project of k...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Do Video Games Need Good Stories?

Short answer? Of course they do. Post's over. Long answer? The rest of this post. If youíve seen my posts before, you probably know what Iím all about. Good stories! Interesting leads! Ideas and themes explored in full! Hnnnnnnnn...

 
 
 
 

My scary first blog!

Hey y'all, my name is Daniel, and this is my worryingly terrible opening blog! I've been a reader on this site since one fateful night looking at metacritic and finding that Destructoid gave GTA 4 8/10, which may not seem like a massive de...

 
 
 
 

C Blogs of 03/25/13 + mcgeeisms

MMMMMMMMMMMMMMONDAAAAAAY. What's going on 'Toiders? How is this fine Monday evening treating you? I hope well! Not a huge blog day (not complaining) today. I wonder of people are just waiting for a certain game to release/pre-load...Hmmmmm...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

My problem with Kickstarter.

This is my first cblog, so thanks for reading my first sentence fragment, but I'll get right to the point. I have a problem with kickstarter. More specifically, I have a problem with the way kickstarter is being used to fund game projects. ...

 
 
 
 

Snesberry pi. Emulation done right!

In the digital age, it can be a hassle, and inconvenient to pull out the ol' SNES, dust off a couple games, and gamble on if they well work or not, let alone still have the battery left to keep your save file from 10 years ago. The solution...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

runestorm

Latest Update :) New Build is coming along quite

 
 
Oridan

Im only halfway through the Stormblood story, but I think the two viceroys might be some of my favorite Final Fantasy One a sadistic tormentor, another a decadent warrior, both without respect for life and both thoroughly I love

 
 
Mike Martin

Dear Dtoid,

 
 
Deadgar64

Made this for class last Just,

 
 
TysonOfTime

I missed this earlier, but the Mario + Rabbids collectors edition is still live on GameStop for those who want

 
 
bong264

So question Have you ever played a game for too damn long you dream about it? I kept dreaming i was an ottoman turk murdering british

 
 
MeanderBot

Listening to synthwave and drinking while doing chores is making me just a bit too On the other hand, it inspired a possible new shirt Thoughts?

 
 
Elia Pales

I spoiled myself and spent $45 on 12 games in the PSN

 
 
Elia Pales

Im playing Mass Effect The game is so pretty, but Im so disappointed its in Like, I couldnt care less about the

 
 
Silver Luso

I just listened to the stranger in audio book while playing Diablo (and later to follow up with that, heres a dumbshit picture

 
 
Greenhornet214

Stupid Ontrac delivered my package to the Kid opened it Im really glad there was In the

 
 
JcDent

Watching the Big Short:

 
 
dephoenixlikessandwiches

Im throwing up another notice for the Dtoid Book Clubs first The deadline is July Meant to do this sooner, but I

 
 
Deadgar64

So, since the Nintendo-Mini consoles have dropped has anyone noticed a rise or drop in the used games of those vintages?

 
 
GetNekKid

The gauntlet has been No backing down now!

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Sejic is working on Aquaman and Suicide Squad right Im hoping this leads to him getting some of his own ideas about Harley in

 
 
Dennis Carden

Just as a heads-up for Australians: EB Games may not be listing the SNES Classic on its website anymore, but JB Hi-Fi is still taking

 
 
Jiraya

What I watch at night

 
 
DeadMoon

Does anyone know how to successfully resize images in the blog editor? (Ive never been able to get the built in image scaling option to If youve had any other issues with other tools, let me know about that too!

 
 
Riobux

Have to say, the traitor in Persona 5s voice acting is pretty

 
 
Michformer

Get Even has taught me that theres nothing inherently wrong with being a diamond in the In a world where people and products vie for attention and recognition, theres always going to be those who are ignored but harbor remarkable

 
 
Retrofraction

Time to hit the gym!

 
 
MAX APPLESAUCE

WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS I DONT KNOW WHAT IT MEANS BECAUSE LIFE IS FROM A DIFFERENT CULTURE!!! IS IT A INSULT OR A MARRIAGE PROPOSAL!?

 
 
Samhain

Im officially done stressing over the SNES Que sera Its all Whatever happens happens (and other stoic shout out to the adorable senior couple that helped me take down CP 20000 Surreal but made my day :

 
 
SrChurros

And the Part 1 of my Top 10 blog is live! I wrote it instead of developing games today because Im a very smart Link in the comments in case you wonderful, sexy people wanna give it a I mean, you dont have to, but I would love if you do!

 
 
Brett Makedonski

Im a PC Gamer now, fam!! Heres my Pushing a lot of frames, way more than consoles!

 
 
Agent9

*skip this if you havent finished dark souls 3* I have just realized that the Theme for Slave Knight Gale is basically The intro to Dark Souls 3 remixed in a fantastic what a fitting end to a great

 
 
Mike Sounders

Wooo Maxy

 
 
LaTerry

Remember all the awesome functions in UMvC3?

 
 
FlanxLycanth

I like me some Diab and I wanna play Negromancer but I dunno if I wanna pay 13 shekels for

 
 
Raiku Shackleford

Sideshow Bob got

 
 
medicamecanica

High quality remasters like Odin Spheres are I just took a look back at the old one, and yep, I didnt forget all these systems and improvements, they werent It basically went from a slow rpg to a fighting Highly

 
 
gajknight

I cannot get enough of these Oblivion NPC Have you heard of the High Elves?

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, got a new blog in the A subtle hint as to what its contents will

 
 
Shinta

Ever Oasis keeps gradually getting better and It has such a smooth ramp up from simple shop management to now managing multiple teams, a whole town of party members and multi-character Zelda style

 
 
Bukkake Waffles

Next CBlog should be up Its something Ive always wanted to do, and something Ill continue to do with every game I complete Im going to write reviews for a bunch of Review scale in the GF drew the glorious Stay sexy

 
 
Gundy Nepbane

Breath of the Wild is pretty great and all but the weapon degradation is just It is actively making me hate the

 
 
Chris Moyse

COMING THIS WEEKEND: (hopefully) I’ve been called a hipster on many occasions, there may be some truth to that - I would love to see Neptune up close and personal, that would be a dream come true - Its ok, I am a germ-covered man as well

 
 
Bobbety F

Three ZX Spectrums (and a random cushion), but no working power I think this might be what the kids call an epic fail!

 
 
Ein on Shrooms

Looking at that sweet looking Crash Bandicoot remake and wishing those idiots at Squeenix would do THAT kind of remake for Final Fantasy VII, VIII, and Will Squeenix ever truly give us what we want? Probably

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Tekken 7 has hit the 1000 mark in terms of number of registrants at EVO

 
 
voex

Oh hey, I finished another A kinda chilled, electronic track with some chiptune-y

 
 
arkane9

So I really like Yakuza 0, but hot damn some fights in the last chapters are way too Especially when youre fighting a dozen guys and four of them have Or when a boss puts you in a combo you cant seem to break out

 
 
TysonOfTime

Apologies for the positive outlook regarding the SNES mini, but news like this makes me fairly confident these will be much easier to nab, and Im just relaxing til Nowinstock lets me

 
 
Robosquid

To put a fitting end on my amiibo odyssesy, Apparently my roommates razorsharp vision saw my amiibo package outside our neighbours apartment with my name on My skyward sword link is received but at what cost?

 
 
Czar Kazem

Shopping for PS1 games brings up an interesting question: WHAT THE HELL DID EVERYONE DO WITH THE CASES? WHY ARE THEY ALL GONE?

 
 
FakePlasticTree

The moral lesson of watching the awesome Mario Party Party videos at Giantbomb, Jeff Gerstmans soul being is that Nobody And fuck all video games Now, whens the Destructoid Mario Party marathon?

 
 
SrChurros

Game idea: a multiplatform title with a different name per platform but every port is completely identical to each Example: Abc 3D, Abc Vita, Abc Switch, Abc X, Abc PS, Abc Switch, Abc PC, Abc Android, Abc iOS, Abc Ouya, Abc