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What's next? - Short Blog (NVGR)

The day I started writing for Destructoid as staff was a dream come true. The culmination of years of studying, writing and honing my skill, finally publishing a review for potential millions to see was enough to bring me to tears. I h...

 
 
 
 

I Will Survive

Doing the right thing doesn’t always bring peace. When you’re a homeless person with a record, any threat to your safety becomes a threat to your life. Even if you know you’re breaking rules and causing trouble for o...

 
 
 

A formal apology to the community

As some of you are aware, I recently wrote about how a ban on Red Faction in Germany was finally lifted. In my effort to spread the news to our readers, I failed to do some fact checking about the history of Germany's laws and the rea...

 
 
 
 

[email protected]: Extended Thoughts

Just last Friday, I made my debut as a DToid staff member with my review of [email protected] I found it to be rather mediocre, but at least acknowledged the game was well made. I, sadly, did not finish the game before posting the review, but I ...

 
 
 

Sigy Says - Ridge Racer: Unbounded Review

I'm not quite sure what I expected with Ridge Racer: Unbounded. The title sounded cool and I had heard decent things a few years back, but I never realized that Namco Bandai had tried their hand at a Burnout game. When I first loaded t...

 
 
 

Sigy Says - Heretic Review

I was a big fan of Doom growing up in the 90's, but I somehow missed out on all of the "Doom Clones." I had a demo CD for the Mactintosh version of Star Wars: Dark Forces and I played a lot of Goldenye 007 on N64, but I never really pl...

 
 
 

Sigy Says - Life is Strange Review

The narrative driven, choice based adventure game has been a pretty big hit ever since Telltale made The Walking Dead. Lots of other studios have taken a crack at creating uncomfortable and trying scenarios for gamers to rack their min...

 
 
 

Mid-Generation Refresh: Pros and Cons

My gut reaction to Microsoft’s E3 reveal of the Xbox Scorpio was anger. I was so mad that mid-generation console refreshes were becoming a reality. I knew it was true, but I held out hope that Microsoft and Sony would deny all c...

 
 
 

E3 2016 Predictions!

Publishers may be spoiling all of the fun of E3 with early announcements and “leaks,” but I get the feeling there is a bunch of stuff we don’t yet know about. Recent trends that are taking the games industry by storm...

 
 
 

This Blog is a 1/10

With the recent outrage to the Angry Video Game Nerd’s decision to refuse to review Ghostbusters, I felt now was the right time to pose this question. Does current media criticism work? For that matter, does criticism still have...

 
 
 

A More "Real" VR Experience

“We hope as more people get to see VR, the experience will become more normal. People will then come into the VR experience and just see another game instead of a toy.” – Cindy Miller, Lead Designer at Culture Shock G...

 
 
 

I Did My Best (NVGR)

Working at a homeless shelter is fairly taxing. When you constantly strive to believe in the good inside of everyone, it becomes disheartening when you learn they are lying. Old habits die hard, as the saying goes. To have someone loo...

 
 
 

Not Every Game is For You (Short Blog)

Hyper Light Drifter was just released this week. Word on the street is that the game is quite challenging. There has been a lot of hype surrounding the release of the title; people have fallen in love with the visual style and were wa...

 
 
 

Re-Release: Definitive Edition

This isn't a blog about the influx of re-releases we've been seeing this generation. This isn't even a blog about how I dislike GOTY/Definitive releases of games that I spent too much money on. No, I'm more concerned with the titles that ...

 
 
 

Series I Love - Super Mario Bros.

One cold, snowy day in 1992, my father decided to let me and my sister try out his NES. My mother had gotten the console as a first Christmas gift for my father and he liked to hide it away so we kids wouldn’t break it. Little did I rea...

 
 
 

Series I Love - The Legend of Zelda

When I was younger, picking which games I wanted to play was simple. I was a pretty damn spoiled kid, so I usually saw something in the store and my mother bought it. While she objected to some things, she typically got me anything my h...

 
 
 

GOTYe Awards 2015

As 2015 winds down and we begin our reflection of the past 12 months, critics and gamers alike are starting their lists of the best games of the year. While I could take the easy route and explain some of my favorite titles, I wanted to put...

 
 
 

Integrity Vs Monetary Gain

Star Wars: The Force Awakens just opened up worldwide and a big question has been on my mind; where does art end and money making begin? One of the biggest struggles I've had in my life is dealing with the fact that, to make a living, I nee...

 
 
 

Paystation 4

Going into the 8th generation of console gaming, it seemed like Sony finally understood their fans. All their mistakes with pricing and vague marketing with the PS3 were a thing of the past. Microsoft became money grubbing and lost their ...

 
 
 

Indifference Be Thy Name!

Something seems off with me lately. Whether it's because of age or general apathy towards the vacant release schedule near the end of the year, I've been pretty indifferent to a lot of new things happening.Fallout 4 launched last week and I...

 
 
 

Someone For Everyone? (NVGR)

This past week, I had taken a long deserved vacation. I went to Anaheim, California and spent some time at Disneyland, as well as venturing further south and visiting Sea World and Lego Land. It was definitely an eventful trip, if a bit pr...

 
 
 

Forever Alone?

After playing the Rainbow Six: Siege beta for a few hours, I'm not quite convinced that Ubisoft's decision to axe a single-player campaign was the best choice. This has nothing to do with my own preference for campaigns, mind you, just tha...

 
 
 

MGS V: Our Story

There are going to be MASSIVE spoilers in this blog. If you have not finished Metal Gear Solid V or are only part way through it, come back when you beat it. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Lots of discussion has been going on since the release of M...

 
 
 

Children and War

There are some minor spoilers for Metal Gear Solid 5 contained in this blog. Not much regarding the plot is detailed, but if you wish to play that game with a fresh mind, do not continue past the picture. Metal Gear Solid 5 may not have th...

 
 
 

Metal Gear and Me

Not many game franchises mean much to me. I blow through games quickly and tend to forget them. As I've grown older, my skill has gotten better and I just have a natural tendency to blitz through games. Some games buck that trend. Zelda, M...

 
 
 

What's in a Character: Agent 47

There were some inaccuracies with my original post. I've rectified the information so that the plotlines are correct. Thanks goes to Rudorlf for pointing them out to me in a polite manner. With yet another bomb of a video game mov...

 
 

Re: I just pooped behind a Dennys and it was violent.

 
 
 

Comparison - Demon's Souls Vs Bloodborne

With the release of Bloodborne, I finally believe that the true "next-generation" is here. While the game may not be dramatically different from it's predecessors, the attention to detail and general streamlining of game mechanics makes it...

 
 

About Peter Glagowskione of us since 1:56 PM on 11.06.2009

Plucked right from the DToid community (formerly KingSigy), Peter is an aspiring writer with a passion for gaming and fitness. If you can't find him in front of a game, you'll most likely find him pumping iron.



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