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Ditto

(Ditto doesn't need your fancy backgrounds) How can people overlook Ditto? HE CAN BECOME ANY POKEMON!! A team of Ditto's can stomp all over your pathetic team by just copying them. Suddenly you're left vunerable because YOU HAVE NO ELEMEN...

 
 
 

Nintendo: Publisher of the Decade

Let me paint you a picture. It's the year 2001 and a hugely innovative company that once dominated the videogame landscape has missed the boat on one of the biggest technical developments to ever hit the industry. In a desperate attempt t...

 
 
 

NJ's Game of the Year 2009 Nominations

It's that time of year, and while Dtoid are drip-feeding us their top 5, I thought I'd give you mine in one big lump. So in no particular order and including at least one game no-one else will include, here are my 5 nominations for Game of ...

 
 
 
 

I Think I Should Reintroduce Myself

It's been 4 months since I last posted something on here so I think I should start over by introducing myself to anyone who may be unfamiliar with me. My real name is Francis Lambourne, I go by njsykora on the internet and as NJ when with...

 
 
 
 

10 Community Games Everyone Should Play

Community Games have become something of a passion of mine lately. I play pretty much every game that goes up on the service so naturally I was always going to notice when the gaming behemoth that is IGN picked their favourite 10. IGN did...

 
 
 

European Virtual Console: There Will (not) Be Brawl

Do you like fighting games? Well then this week isn't for you. It's not a fighting game but it kinda pretends to be. Game: Super Smash Bros. N64 - 1000 Points It's the game that brought new meaning to the word 'clusterfuck' and singleha...

 
 
 

The 5 Challenge Goes Tits Up

Earlier this week I wrote an article over at Negative Gamer that led to some people accusing me of being something of a prude. Possibly even anti-tits-in-videogames. Well rest assured I'm not against having tits in videogames. Let me show y...

 
 
 

The 5 Challenge Hits The Jackpot

Last week I set a challenge. How much game can you get for only 5? I came back from a branch of CEX with Timesplitters, Dynasty Warriors 3 and Zone of the Enders. I decided after that that CEX was way too easy so today I took another 5 an...

 
 
 

European Nintendo Update: It's Pong. Edition

4 games are available today over the 3 services. The Virtual Console gets Galaxy Force for the Turbografx (it's a shooter shockingly) and DSi Ware gets minified versions of cack magic game Master of Illusion and awesome puzzler Dr Mario. ...

 
 
 

A Challenge. How Much Game Do You Get For 5?

As we all know, videogaming is an expensive hobby. In these troubled economic times even I have been forced down to only one oil tanker full of caviar a week. So I decided that since I didn't have the cash to buy one of this week's new rele...

 
 
 

European Virtual Console: Song of Time Edition

You may have noticed that I only really do these update posts when something notable hits the European Virtual Console. The last one I did for example was put up when Secret of Mana was added. Well we have something really fucking notable...

 
 
 
 

JRPGs Torment Me, This Year I Make Them Stop

Today I got my collection of Gamecube games back after moving house. With those 27 games I got some of the greatest games ever made. And Donkey Konga. However it made me realise an uncomfortable truth. Of the 25 JRPGs I own over all my c...

 
 
 
 

Saving Sonic: My 5 Step Plan

LOL!! So, Sonic Unleashed is out and has somewhat put the series back on track after the horrific Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 however the game is still riddled with many of the problems which have sent the series to the point where it needs ...

 
 
 

European Virtual Console: Keep Your Money

So Sonic Unleashed is getting slammed by every reviewer under the sun. Its not affecting me as I know its a fun game, the only review I'm interested in is the one that's going to appear on this site. As far as I'm concerned, only one review...

 
 
 

Sonic Unleashed Impressions

So today I picked up one of my most highly anticipated games of the year. A game that has the hopes of every one of the series' fans riding on it. Of all the games released this year, Sonic Unleashed possibly has the most riding on it. It w...

 
 
 

NXE Impressions From A Sony Fanboy

The insanely overhyped New Xbox Experience has farted its way onto my roommate's Xbox 360 courtesy of me since he's at work. So it falls to be to take to my Destructoid C-Blog to wave the almighty Sony flag from the roof of my castle trumpe...

 
 
 

European VC Update: One-Upping America Again

Hey America. I bet you're so chipper and happy after finally getting a Megaman game on the Virtual Console before us Europeans at last. However, we see your pew-pew and raise you some top-notch Sega RPGing. Game 1 - Megaman 3 NES - 500 Poi...

 
 
 
 

European WiiWare Update: Party Time! Edition

3 games. Not only in today's WiiWare update but also in the bag I brought home from town yesterday. Yes with some of the most potentially expensive gaming weeks ever up ahead and lots of time consuming games coming out this week (which my r...

 
 
 
 

rRootage is Now on iTunes

Yes, clean up your spunk shmup fans as Kenta Cho's brilliant shooter rRootage has now hit the iTunes store and is free for all iPod Touch and iPhone users. Honestly, I'm tempted to get an iPhone just for the game as I love me some rRootag...

 
 
 

SingSterling: It Was Epic

Jim Sterling has just played Singstar for 12 hours straight. Unfortunately we were unable to raise enough money to keep him at the mic stand for the full 24 hours and get our Astley on. However, that is what NARPs are for. Some brave soul...

 
 
 
 
 

The Nintendo Press Conference: My Thoughts

First of all lets consider the DSi. Its going to sell like footbaths in hell because of that camera but I'm not going to be buying one because of the lack of a GBA port. It may sound odd to be wanting that when I own a normal GBA as well, b...

 
 

About njsykoraone of us since 4:17 PM on 12.11.2007

Prononciation
njsykora is pronounced like this.
en-jay-sik-ora

Yeah it would be easier if it were spelt njsikora but it doesn't look as cool does it?

Mini Bio
I'm njsykora, a proud member of Dtoid UK. I've been playing games since I was 4.
Want to see what I live in? Look here.

Blog Series'

The 5 Challenge
In these troubled economic times we all have less money, join me as I set out to prove it's possible to get plenty of excellent games for only 5.
#1: Timesplitters, Zone of the Enders and Dynasty Warriors 3
#2: Ico
#3: Beach Spikers

JRPGs vs NJ
I have 23 unfinished JRPGs, I aim to complete them all within 8 months.
The List and Mission

5 Reasons
Why should you be excited for a game? A controller? A console? A program? A pizza? I explain why I'm excited for something and why you should be too.
1: LittleBigPlanet
2: Guitar Hero World Tour
3: Midnight Club Los Angeles
4: Eternity's Child

Control Freaks
A look at games that have been defined by their weird controllers, or unique use of existing ones. Now finished in 6 parts.
1: Ape Escape
2: The neGcon
3: The Sega Action Chair
4: Gametrak
5: Prop Cycle
6: DK Bongos

Email
[email protected]

Awards

The Great Retro Quiz 29: Donkey Kong Country

The Great Retro Quiz 30: Super Mario Kart

Consoles Owned - This Gen
Wii
Playstation 3
Xbox 360
Nintendo DS
PSP

The Retro Collection
Dreamcast
Gamecube
Playstation 2
Nintendo 64
Turbografx-16
Neo Geo Pocket Colour
 
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