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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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sp testure

For all you Dying Light fans, here is the docket code for the dragon breath bow if you dont feel like doing the community 龙之息 just copy and paste! It was a promotion in China and its still valid cuz I just redeemed it myself ;)

 
 
Flanx

Im in tears this is fucking hilarious

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Finally watched Parasite (Bong Joon-Ho) and damn did it not Probably my favourite movie of the year by a country mile and my favourite Joon-Ho You can feel the love of cinema just by watching Highly recommend you go in

 
 
Electric Reaper

Whats the best type of fat to use for pan-cooking steak strips that were seasoned by the store: (butter, margarine, olive oil,

 
 
Czar Kazem

Ive been listening to the Silent Hill 2 OST a lot In the midst of all the grime and the industrial droning and static, theres a lot of This isnt a revelation, but I think its a big reason it remains so

 
 
mullon

I want to play a computer game where I run a kingdom and all my subjects adore

 
 
PatBateman17

Ughhh the Disney+ app doesn’t show up on my Samsung tv’s App Does that mean my model isn’t supported??? 😭😭😭

 
 
LoneMak

WTF! I never double Dtoid

 
 
LoneMak

Its nice to find an armor set that looks good and functional, without using a layered

 
 
able to think

Watched episode 1 of Star Wars: The Mandalorian and it may have rekindled my lost love of Star Wars that Disney snuffed Its legit I havent felt this way since Clone 10 out of 10, cant wait for episode

 
 
LaserPirate

I have no right to complain about Disney editing out racially sensitive content from its catalogue including Song of the South, Dumbo, and Lady and the Tramp so I

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

The Konosuba Movie is airing in an hour and a half and Im about to leave for it I cant wait!

 
 
Electric Reaper

There is a blanket of snow covering the ground here in Its really cold outside and more snow is

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Finally, some good fuckin Star Wars

 
 
Dreggsao
 
 
Dreggsao
 
 
drmcscott

Wanted: Mandalorian bounty hunter game with the Shadow of War

 
 
Kerrik52

BANG BANG BANG

 
 
Mike Sounders

Friendly reminder that Shenmue 3 is out in 7 No longer the most controversial game of

 
 
mullon

I need a list of every controversy surrounding Pomemon Sword & Shield, because I cant tell what is a controversy and what

 
 
taterchimp

I farm So I can farm So I can farm So I can farm better

 
 
Fuzunga

New movie Sonic was designed by Tyson Hesse, so that explains

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Just showed the girlfriend There Will Be Blood for the first Still one of my personal favourites and she adored the performance from Daniel Day-Lewis (because why wouldnt The climax might be one of the best in all of

 
 
bong264

So primaris arent as perfect as cawl would make them (or GW is just back peddling lol) but the new boys still suffer from the black Gonna be an interesting next few

 
 
TheIntern

To those who offered up what they could for my bill-paying emergency, I thank you from the bottom of my If circumstances allow, Ill find a way to make it up to you and/or pay it Thanks

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I got a thing in the mail! Deets

 
 
Boxman214

Thanks to Disney+, I can watch RECESS while Im at Current status:

 
 
medicamecanica

Id be super down for this, but even if there was a free trial for stadia I dont know if my internet could handle it

 
 
Rad Party God

Picked another pupil to teach the ropes of Guild Wars Hes 10 years older than me, but he seems genuinely excited to see what the game I got a little nervous at first, but he sounded like a chill guy when I talked to him over

 
 
Fuzunga

I love the way they textured the fur between Sonics eyes to give the illusion that theyre connected without actually making it one continuous eye, because that probably would have looked terrible in this

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Parvati is best Super invested in playing cupid for

 
 
Zer0t0nin

This is your Tuesday now

 
 
Goemar

Its been a long time since Ive really touched manga/anime, but man, read through like 158 chapters of Beastars in like 3

 
 
Boxman214

*fingers crossed*

 
 
Perro

Good moody mornin!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Just saw that Reddit thread on the issues plaguing Sword and Shield and hoo boy, that is super worrying for the quality of the games: The texture pop-in, no GTS (to promote House) and the lacking Oh and high quality

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

New Sonic movie The leak was real!

 
 
ScionVyse

Cancelled my preorder of Pokemon I wasnt bothered by dexit or anything, but so much more as come out about the game that is making me decide to I may still get it at some point, but its officially not a

 
 
Churros89

Ok, guess I justpre-bought Edmund McMillens new game, because thats what I do whenever he releases new shit *sigh*

 
 
RiffRaff

Landed a contract to coach English to Ubisoft!!! Im super happy! Surprisingly, I didnt need to scale a tower to reach their Pic

 
 
TriSCAREapops

I think Death Stranding is the result of Hideo Kojima hearing the term walking simulator for the first He did not understand the negative connotation of the term because no one presented him with an hour and a half cinematic about

 
 
Parismio

I got a Brooks Ps3/Ps4 to ps2 super converter today cause I also bought cvs2 and Im disappointed that my Mayflash arcade fighting stick F300 doesnt work with it despite looking online for My Hori Fighting Commander works wonders though!

 
 
DiVISIVE Shinobi

Hey guys its been awhile but im Im going to make part 2 of best run n gun games The theme will be Platform and shoot and a very new title will be on the list, can you guess?

 
 
Fuzunga

Apparently I might be eligible for a free year of Disney+ through If you have them as a service provider, check your account add-ons once Disney+ goes live

 
 
sp testure

Its double XP and a community event in Dying Light till the 16th! Get your zombie killing on!

 
 
Electric Reaper

The anime Knights & Magic was pretty It is kinda like Gundam (one of the good ones, like 00) but set in fantasy times and with mechs using elemental Too bad its only 13 episodes

 
 
Dr Mel

Ive got some thoughts about the new Watchmen Read ahead if youre caught up or dont mind

 
 
triggerpigking

Whos picked up the Fire Emblem dlc so far are you enjoying I drew maid Annette, I saw a pic of her in the new maid suits and by god shes so adorable I had to draw

 
 
NeoTurbo

And thats 12 hours of The Surge 2! I died 62 times, but I decided to bump up my donation in true dtoid fashion to a nice 69 bucks! That brings in my total to 350 USD! And since I hit 2 of my milestones, Ill be streaming 2 suprise games on