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Wrote another free book about video-games

YES THIS IS WHAT I DO WHEN I GET BORED. I've released three books on video-games thus far as part of my Up, Down, Left, Right series. Volume Four is more about video-game communities than video-games themselves, though it specifically us...

 
 
 
 

Deep In Security

On top of completely failing to provide what anyone could consider a satisfactory customer experience with the SimCity debacle it has also come to light that there is a massive security hole in Origin; EA's digital distribution service and ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

RWBY: Black Trailer Examination

Allons-y! We have been graced with another trailer for RWBY and I'm here to talk about it. This time we get a character name of Blake and her male companion um.... whathisface, I'm sure they said it but the audio wasn't easy to hear w...

 
 
 
 
 
 

PS3 Friday Night Fights: Call of Camouflage Edition

But with more #swagyolobrodawgblazeit Two things that go on in Call of Duty lobbies are pubstomping and people leaving to avoid being stomped. For those that don't know, "pub stomp" referrs to an organized group of players ("clan") forming...

 
 
 
 

Un-rant a rant.

In an attempt to write something that was big and wordy and drawn out I wrote something that was stupid long-winded and pointless. BLOG POST SUCCESSFUL Anyway, to break down that wall of idiocy I posted about contrition and hate cake, it...

 
 
 
 

Indie Gems by Jinx - Steam Indie Spring Sale Edition

With Steam's Indie Spring Sale going on, I thought I'd highlight some great indie titles I've played that seem to get overlooked. I have included mini-reviews for each, plus media and links to make checking them out quick and easy! I start ...

 
 
 
 

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Review

So after weeks of procrastination, I have finally finished writing a review. Anyways, if you guys have any feedback about my writing, it would be much appreciated if you would post it. And now for the review: With the spread of phazon onc...

 
 
 
 

The Best Scarves in Gaming

Lets face it: scarves make anything cool. Case in point, Fred from Scooby Doo. Do you think he became the leader of the gang because of his brains? Hell no. Its because of that devilishly stylish scarf he wears. This doesnt just apply ...

 
 
 
 

My adventures through the world of piracy

This I my first attempt at blogging on Destuctiod, I have been planning on doing it for a while now and I finally found the right time to get started. I thought I may just start by getting my piracy out of the way first. When I was st...

 
 
 
 

Contrition: The Fuck You Say

WARNING: This is a rant heavy rant. I like how the flair up of attitudes - what with emotions running high around the Sim5 launch and all - caused a little bit of a stir with some sensitive folks - who basically stepped into the spotligh...

 
 
 
 

Cblog Recaps of 03/20 and SAMURAI-ISMS

I'm actually finding a bit of a pattern going on this week. I bought Sakura Samurai for the 3DS earlier and I also bought 5 Ronin, a comic about 5 Marvel heroes reimagined as samurai. Yeah, this week is about samurai. Sakura Samurai is...

 
 
 
 

Thinking about Diving into Monster Hunter?

As Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (MH3U) just launched in the US and is on the verge of launch in Europe, I thought it would be a good idea to write a blog for anyone who is on the fence about picking it up, or anyone who has picked it up and is...

 
 
 
 

P4A: Be Happy You're Even Getting It

What with all this buzz and hype surrounding the new Gears and Walking Dead games coming out, you might have missed the news circulating about Persona 4 Arena finally getting a maybe solid release date in Europe. So as long as that presum...

 
 
 
 

Nintendo Power Retrospective - Part 12

This week I've come to the end of Nintendo Power's first year, and boy is this issue weak on games to review, with only four titles. On the bright side, one of those is a classic from Capcom. We also have the results of the first annual Nin...

 
 
 
 

PAX East Prep: Food! Glorious Food!

Last week I wrote up an article about how to prepare your devices' energy for PAX East. With the event literally right around the corner, I thought it was overdue that I wrote about a different kind of energy: yours. Food is expensive. I...

 
 
 
 

John Riccitiello and the Corporate Allegory

As bleak as the morning was, John Riccitiello (or Johnny C as his cool new friends had begun to address him affectionately) was in high spirits. Pulling on his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pyjamas, he bounded down the stairs, gleeful at t...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Facebook Responds to GoW:A Leonidas DLC

Meet Leonidas. He's a GameStop exclusive multiplayer character for God of War Ascension. His design is based off the character's model in 300, who is in turn loosely based off the very real person, Leonidas. He also happens to be wearing ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Tomb Raider Review

The reboot of the Tomb Raider franchise, aptly called Tomb Raider, is an excellent example of an action movie in video game form. Every appealing aspect of the action genre is present; Explosions, Bloody fights, Explosions, powerful weapon...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Goemar

Spicy take: Zelda and Metroid are both better when theyre

 
 
Boxman214

Volcanic take: Grease 2 > Grease

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

Yesterday my fridge thought it was a microwave, so we got into a heated But were cool

 
 
Operative20

Have food poisoning for the first time, spent the night rushing to the bathroom over and over, and yet I still gotta get into work because no paid time off and I cant afford to be sick :(

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Spice take 2020: personas vocal tracks on their songs ruin I like FFXV more than XII, red dead 2s story isnt that great, the uncharted series has a lame Alien covenant is way better than blade runner 2049 is better than 1st

 
 
RiffRaff

Matt 2020: Stop digging dammit! I just cleaned it 10 min ago! Youre not going to get to Theyll probably eat you

 
 
Slimybear245v20

Spicey take Horizon Zero Dawn God Of War and Resident Evil 2 Remake were all ehhh Remakes are pretty lazy and if they just do all the same content should just be a port Terry was boring in Ultimate is a fighting

 
 
Drifting Deadlock

Flaming takes: I actually enjoyed Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy x6>x7 Military shooters are done too often and are getting

 
 
EricWeichhart

Fun fact: I would actually shave my eyebrows and hair it that would take me to EGLX this October lol

 
 
Neronium

Streams over, thanks for everyone who stopped by to watch me be bad at Kirby: Triple

 
 
cockaroach

cold take: One punch man is pretty good, but the first season is way better animated

 
 
hlarge4

I dont think Ive ever bought something so

 
 
ThisIsMyBoomstick

I bought Twin Peaks: From Z to A, now I just have to wait for it to

 
 
dephoenix

I made the mistakes of both posting my hot takes right before I had to go to work and also wording them very So heres a succinct I think BotWs ideas are better than their execution and I do not understand the love for the Better?

 
 
Xeo

Yall ready for this? Hot tits take: Kirby games are so easy theyre unfun, Titanfall 2 and Doom 2016 are both HIGHLY overrated and just decent-good Outer Worlds was very lacking, and most Platinum games are boring as To me, at Thanks!

 
 
Seymour

Spiciest of Takes: Apathy by way of depression has taken over much of my will to play many video games for the past 3-4 I am only just now starting to peak my head above water, but progress is Beat that, gamers! 🔥

 
 
indigit4l

And now you know Chic-fil-a had a lesbian marriage advertisement in 😳

 
 
Uncle Arena Fighter

Boiling Take: Super Smash Ultimate does need one more first-party Nintendo rep to be truly complete, and that character should be Wonder Red, Master Hand, or Feverish Nightmare Take: If you want a memetic pick, a good fangame probably has

 
 
hlarge4

I cant comment on anything but I need to scream from the heavens that Popeyes Kentucky Fried Chicken is best fast food even if they only sold Spicy Chicken

 
 
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Anthony Marzano

Joe Pera Talks with You is the best thing Adult Swim has put out in years and I love it so very

 
 
Parismio

Spiciest Tharja isnt actually best

 
 
Dinosir

The True Fast Food tierlist!

 
 
bong264

Mild take: not a fan of how this one turned out :T but its another mini out of the back log so Ill try something else next time :(

 
 
TheIntern

Id rather eat a taco than a Pineapple does belong on Western Chinese food is better than authentic Chinese Maple Walnut is a boomer-ass flavor of ice All tiddies are fun I hate Dark Souls but I want to like

 
 
Frostyflakes

Thot take:DMC 3 SE>DMC 5>DMC 4 SE>GOD HAND>DMC 1>BAYONETTA>BAYONETTA

 
 
CJ Andriessen

Buffalo Sauce Take: I love buffalo sauce and also Madworld is still the best game PlatinumGames has

 
 
PatBateman17

The chick-fil-a chicken sandwich is Tots are better than A hot dog is both a taco, a cake and a Small boobs are better than big Dorsia is

 
 
medicamecanica

Hot Take: I agree that theres too much water in Ruby and

 
 
Boxman214

Boiling take: the vast majority of Sonys video game IP

 
 
indigit4l

Wendys sucks; I dont like people throwing poop or garbage into my bin thats out for collection after its been emptied; Miller Lite is a good

 
 
hlarge4

Hot spicey take: Persona 5 was roughly as fun for me as actual high Dragon Quests charm ends at its superficial stuff (which is just FF XIII had the based combat system in the

 
 
Tricerapops

Hot take: Doom 3 was okay before the Duct tape mod (ie shoulder-mounted flashlight), and ruined completely by BFG

 
 
PatBateman17

Medium take: the original Hitman: Codename 47 for PC is the best in the whole series and had the superior physics and

 
 
EricWeichhart

Small reminder that Dreezy is shaving his eyebrows soon on Watch at

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Spicy take:

 
 
Gundy

Spicy Take: The last good Gundam game was Zeonic Front on

 
 
absolutfreak

Hot take: The World of Warcraft movie was way better than it had any right to be and its a shame there will never be a sequel that could have improved on it

 
 
RenaudB90

Not a bad Got my year-end eval, got a promotion, got my workout I think Ill end it with a hot shower and a couple hours of Monster Hunter before

 
 
Perro

Hawt take: my peepee hard

 
 
house4lyfe

Flaming hot cheetos take: Darksiders 3 is the best (read: most fun) entry in the entire No,

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Take: Nintendo makes neat-o plastic junk that plays their games and they are really good at doing

 
 
NeoTurbo

Okay apparently my take wasnt as spicy as I Let me try I think the mech in Armored Core look better than

 
 
A Luigi Fanatic

ULTRA MEGA CONTROVERSIAL OPINION: Madagascar 3 was the only good film in the trilogy

 
 
Shibboletho

Hot take: Vanquish is not good enough to be anything more than a cult Hotter take: Neither is Astral Chain, which is Platinum’s least-fun game since Infinite Hottest take: Both are better than

 
 
Neronium

Neros God Awful Take: Gaming peaked during the 6th generation of Less BS, less day one patches, and thats why we see this current generation full of remakes, ports, and remasters: cause they are trying to capture when gaming was still

 
 
NakedBigBoss

Spicy 16-bit take: The Genesis Contra and Castlevania games are better than the SNES

 
 
RiffRaff

Tangy take: GTA5 is godawful and has some of the worst gameplay Ive ever The other ones (not including Chinatown Wars) are pretty meh Watch Dogs 2 is way better! (Vice City had a bitchin soundtrack tho ;) )

 
 
jasondm300

Spicy take: Jak and Daxter the Precursor Legacy is Naughty dogs best game and the greatest 3D platformer ever

 
 
NeoTurbo

Neos Spicy Takes anime edition! RahXephon was a better emo mech anime than