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Wii U Lacks a Unifying Vision (Ctd.)

The short of it: Cons Friend Codes here to stay Controller sacrifices utilitarian design for innovation No DVD/Blue-ray No hardrive No new IPs No new philosophy No clear vision Pros New system COULD be interesting Mulling over ...

 
 
 
 

Why I Hate Nintendo

I have been very vocal about my hate of Nintendo. I thought I would point out why. Let's turn the clock back to the 1990's, during the golden age of Nintendo which I would like to attribute to the Nintendo 64. Great games, which transp...

 
 
 
 

Zelda HD teases Nintendo fanboys worldwide

During Nintendo’s E3 keynote there seemed to be one portion of the video presentation that caught many by surprise, and made us all simultaneously squee on the inside just a little bit. Could it be…? Zelda in HD??? The answer is yes, ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Rex, PI: The Informant

Rex, PI is a series that I won't blame you if you don't know. With a long gap between every single installment, many people have either forgotten about it, or weren't around for the last one. You can read the story so far right here, and pl...

 
 
 
 

I Wish I Had Tried it Sooner

Being a gamer is tough on the wallet. Games are a bit expensive and we usually want the best bang for our buck. This has led to us using reviews and the opinions of others to see if we should pick up a game or not. Usually if the feedbac...

 
 
 
 

Nintendo, Baby Come Back To Me

I know its been a long time girl. I know we haven't talked. But I want you to know that there ain't never been a second that you been far from my troubled mind. I just want to let you know baby, I'm ready to take another shot at it. Reme...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Project Cafe / Nintendo Stream Rumor Time!

Have you seen the picture above? No? Well it came to most blogs' attention yesterday. Being that there doesn't seem to be a dedicated rumor-man at Dtoid, and Chad is too busy panting heavily into a paper bag to post about anything he mig...

 
 
 
 

Wii 2?

Wii 2? The news is out there. Apparently there have been reports that Nintendo is going to unveil a new console this year at E3, with the ultimate goal being to recapture the hardcore gaming market. Now, whether or not these reports tu...

 
 
 
 

What I Think About Project Cafe.

For the past few days, rumors have been rampant in the Nintendo sections of every gaming website. This rumor is pertaining towards Nintendo's sixth next generation gaming home console, supposedly codenamed, "Project Cafe." None of the specu...

 
 
 
 

Liight finally out on WiiWare

Finally, a worthwhile WiiWare game that doesn't start with the word(s) "Bit.Trip." Liight debuted way back in September of 2009 as one of the PAX 10 finalists, and it seemed interesting enough for me to call it second best among the grou...

 
 
 
 

RexwolfTrivia: ...yup.

So, it's time for another trivia challenge! Here's a score check: Law: 1 point DynamoJoe: 2 points Occams: 3 points. It's still anybody's game, folks! So, I like Bit.Trip RUNNER. After (fuckin' finally) destroying Non Trotski, the ...

 
 
 
 

The case for Star Fox Wii: Retro Studios

I've casually mentioned this 2 or 3 times before in the D-toid comment section, but I haven't really elaborated on it so here it is. My Contentions on why I think Retro Studios should develop the next Star Fox game, and why I think it sh...

 
 
 
 

No More Heroes 2 fanart

Sharing some fanart I drew last night. Enjoy. note: Don't mind the different name. Andy Asteroid is my deviantart account http://andyasteroid.deviantart.com/

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nintendo's Next Console

Almost every week I watch Gametrailer’s “Bonus Round”; and every time they mention Nintendo I wonder why I continue to watch them. Either way, this weeks episode got me thinking about the next console generation, and specifically what Ninte...

 
 
 
 

Hey, Jim Sterling! The Last Story is . . .

. . . in my homeboy Zoel's Wii! ^_^ I bet your grubby hands don't have a copy yet, nor are you playing it! So . . . neener neener neeeeeener! =P Hahaha! I kid, I kid! =) This is my "revenge" for not taking my 3/6/9 Review (last vi...

 
 
 
 

2010 Sucked: Any objections, lady?

I'm sure I'm one of many people who was disappointed in Metroid: Other M. Although I still enjoyed Samus's latest adventure on Wii, there is a lot of flaws that prevented a good game from being a great game. Call me a fanboy if you will, ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Review: Donkey Kong Country Returns

A game so good it’ll have you beating your chest and flinging your feces in excitement. __________ In case you hadn’t noticed, in the last couple of years, the Nintendo Wii has been subject to the revival of a number of key franchises in ...

 
 
 
 

Calling: the hilarity and horror.

On a rather dreary Sunday afternoon, I was itching for a new survival horror game. After trips to several stores, and a good bit of frustration, I found Calling for the Wii in the bargain bin. First and foremost, just because it's a "ba...

 
 
 
 

Christmas Swag: Exceeding Rexpectations

Hey guys, I’m sorry to keep you waiting for RexwolfTrivia and “Rex, PI,” but in the meantime, here’s a bit of the stuff I got for Christmas, with impressions to keep it from just being a list. World’s Best Mug So, a lot of you folks know...

 
 
 
 

Countdown to Epic Mickey: The Evolution of Oswald

So my plan for a daily Oswald or Mickey cartoon failed when I got busy. But with Epic Mickey two days away, I've decided to go out with a bang. Today? Three Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoons, to show you how the character changed over time...

 
 
 
 

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 4 - Episode I

Sonic fans are in 4 a treat. __________ The gaming world first learned of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 back in September of 2009, under the code name “Project Needlemouse”. Sega declared a return to the franchise’s 2D roots, promising the Sonic ga...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Chris Moyse

Is everyone having a good weekend? Any stories to tell?

 
 
Ray Porreca

finally made it to Final Fantasy is a good, good game yall

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Never answer the Unknown if it calls to

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So if I make the gas bill payment, get a weekly bus pass, and pay for repairing my 3DS, then Ill be in the On the other hand, if I delay one of them and wait until I get paid for a small freelance job Im doing, Ill have just Money is hard!

 
 
Kerrik52

Path A of Drakengard 3 Ended about as well as I guessed and I feel like I was only given a small piece of the Im miffed that theres $30 worth of The game really needs a rerelease on current hardware with it

 
 
Electric Reaper

Good luck making a quick decision on anything then, ya crazy

 
 
JcDent

Game over, maaan, game over!

 
 
Michformer

Ludobazaar is currently standing in at ~20 games since I created the Steam Curator page around the turn of the Im quite glad to have gotten the idea to build such a list in the first

 
 
Greenhornet214

Saw this and thought of you weirdos

 
 
Lawman

WE DID IT! WE KILLED NERGIGANTE WITH A MINUTE AND A HALF TO SPARE! I knew when we failed the first time that we still had a solid group, and Im glad it stuck Going with a player named NieR was a wise :-D

 
 
Dante Kinkade

Titanic Sinclair - I Have Teeth I listen to it every few days, it really speaks to

 
 
Shoggoth2588

So if I were to get a copy of game maker would I be able to make text adventures or is game maker mainly a medium for side scrolling platformers and top-down rpgs? I have no experience with any of these things xD

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Well, its taken me almost 15 years and two attempts, but I finally got past the desert prison section of Final Fantasy Im actually back to the mansion and nothing is burned down Maybe the game will finally grab my attention from here on?

 
 
JuIc3

Really guys? REALLY? (proud of you)

 
 
Retrofraction

Well just a couple of hours of messing around in Motion 5 and I think I made a pretty decent start for my fancy graphics for

 
 
Lex

Guess I will watch Your Name I heard its a good way to find out if there are onion ninjas hiding in your

 
 
absolutfreak

When youre deep into a dungeon in Dragon Quest VII, and its been over an hour since the last save, dont try to finish it up in bed after youve had a few Woke up at 4AM with a dead 3DS on my

 
 
Charles

Just a thought: without looking @ analytics, was wondering about your thoughts on the state of the community here these days? Been here since 2008 and felt like interactions between users have died down Am I wrong? Are things actually booming?

 
 
Seymour

This is the kind of shit I like stumbling upon in the

 
 
Robo Panda Z

Did you know that the Destructoid Gaming Master List is now almost exactly a year and a half old? Well, it is! Youve been fusing together for that Co-op, gattai, symbiotic clothing same thing, right? Thanks for your support all this time!

 
 
bong264

Heres a cool take on a biblical classic for you christian teens :P

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz

There was a sign on the lawn at a drug re-hab center that said Keep off the

 
 
Spiders For Sale

Played Doki Doki Literature Not This whole Meta/4th wall breaking technique is not as clever as the people who implement it think it Especially during a time when its become a Also the obsessive girl is such a (sexist)

 
 
Jetfandam

Those new SF V AE combo videos by Desk are hype as fuck!

 
 
KeithTheGeek

Something I never really understood is the large number of fightsticks and gamepads that have turbo built As far as I know any competition worth its salt bans So how do players work around it? Do they just have to have one without a turbo key?

 
 
Mike Martin

Such a great

 
 
JcDent

Amazing thread about how everything you know about Sparta at war is wrong

 
 
Greenhornet214

Just started Uncharted Im a couple hours into Enjoying IT so But downloading 14GB of updates was Then like 5 minutes of load time to even start the game was

 
 
KnickKnackMyWack

I’m actually really excited for I love the concept and I love how nice looking they It’s like PlayStation Allstars but better than the thing it’s shamelessly

 
 
Dwavenhobble

Im hearing people say Nintendo Labo is expensive? In the UK the Variety Kit 1 is the same price our Highstreet video game shop sells most games Also unlike most other games no Season pass that we know of Im going to say its not

 
 
TheCoolFreezer

I need Why can’t i Ughghghhh

 
 
KingofPangea

Been wanting a full party to finally square off with Anjanath before the beta ends, but the people I hoped to rely on wont bother with my Can anyone out there be of assistance, please?

 
 
Roager

Ive noticed some animated music videos around qtoid In case this hasnt been posted,

 
 
homeoftheblues

Think Geek (I mean GameStop) is launching the Totaku figurines for They are basically like an amiibo without the They will be priced at Link in

 
 
Bass

I just watched Blade Runner 2049 and wooooooooow this was my favorite movie in a long Really really liked

 
 
taterchimp

Just saw a commercial for m hun at a dive We made it boys

 
 
Mike Sounders

Played a bit of Mario+Rabbids That first midboss sure had a difficulty spike? Should I be expecting that with every boss more or less?

 
 
Marcel Hoang

Rare footage of Gamemaniac playing D&D

 
 
Dwavenhobble

Loads of people in the USA not being able to load the latest PSN sales you know how it feels to be in the UK because we never even get to see most of those PSN flash sales because they dont do them in the

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

The art style in this video is pretty I dig the near monochromatic color scheme and use of Song aint too bad either, very catchy and radio

 
 
Electric Reaper

So, I tried some extra toasty Cheez-Its and they tasted kinda burnt to I definitely prefer the standard flavor over these and dont see the appeal for toasty cheese

 
 
mullon

I want my Xbox One games to stop lying to me about clearly fake accounts beating me on leader boards I dont care

 
 
Czar Kazem

Playing Persona 5 again after starting the Yakuza series is great, because now I know that Makoto really wanting to see Like A Dragon with the player character actually makes her best Sorry, We had But these things

 
 
Greenhornet214

Why does every Target have a disgusting bathroom?

 
 
JoshCo0620

I gave Deus Ex: Mankind Divided a writing that it offers the best Deus Ex experience so far, excelling in delivering a solid FPS/RPG hybrid that many games these days strive for but fall short Read that review and more on my 2017 game log!

 
 
WILFoftheblues

Well, I got nothin

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Am I the only one experiencing problems loading that PSN Sale?

 
 
Vadicta

Holy Too Ignore anything I say for the rest of the night, thank

 
 
King Kaiser

NieR: I have nothing else to add, its just NieR: