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Overcoming Fear: Knowledge is Power

[Anyone who says they aren't afraid of water levels and the awful music that typically plays as you watch your hero clutch their throat for air in a futile attempt to continue being a living person is a liar. Cedi, thankfully, is a truthful...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Sir Charles vs. PSX

[I always considered Metal Gear Sold something of an action/suspense/horror game...and it looks like I'm not the only one! Sir Charles of Shred takes us through his childhood in having to face his fears through three key games he experience...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Overcoming Fear

We’ve all been there. A game presents us with a moment or situation that fills us with dread.  It could be the inexorable approach of a supernatural menace or looking down from the top of an impossibly tall building. Games wil...

 
 
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Schooled: How I learned to love RPGs

[I think for a lot of gamers my age, Final Fantasy VII was the game that really introduced us to RPGs. Cedi, on the other hand, cut his teeth on our dear friend Mario's papertastic adventures and learned to love the genre as a result. ...

 
 
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Faking it: Finishing games

[Has a pesky backlog got your hard drive and game shelf all clogged up worse than a Taco Bell bathroom? Let TurboKill's handy-dandy tips on completing games give you a little boost! This is an entry from August's Bloggers Wanted prompt. We'...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Schooled

Gather round boys and girls! School may be back in session, but you should still have a bit of time left to skirt your responsibilities and write some damn blogs! In the true spirit of the classroom, this month’s Bloggers Wanted promp...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Fake it until you make it

This month's bloggers wanted prompt is something we stole. You see, by stealing this idea, you have no idea how truly inept I actually am. By pretending to know what I'm doing, I have clearly used my ill-gotten status to meet such big-time ...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: The Adaptation

Some things don't belong in this world and yet they are conjured time and again by humans that wish to pay them tribute. A video game, book, comic or TV show becomes popular and later becomes adapted to another medium entirely or, worse, a ...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Playing Hooky

[Hey folks, we're halfway through the month and have already had some great entries - and even a Front Paged article! Keep sending us your stories about a time (or two [or three]) you told the world to suck an egg in order to do some good o...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Crowdfunded

It feels like it's been a decade since we've seen the rise of the crowdfunded game. I'm always surprised when I remind myself that crowdfunding has been a thing long before the first crowdfunded video game, but nowadays a crowdfunded gam...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Let's Do Launch

In case you've been living under a rock or just waiting on NieR: Automata (thanks for the delay Amazon!), Nintendo just launched its newest console. Whether it's a success or a failure remains to be seen, but many people have bought themsel...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: First kiss

We'll always remember our first time. Sometimes it can be the best experience we ever had, opening our eyes to things we had never known. The sound of an ocarina. That time heroic moogles came to your rescue. Or maybe you found yourself mos...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: Then and now

We are now nearing the end of another one of Nintendo's fancy, year-long celebratory anniversaries. The first to come to mind was the Year of Luigi, and this time, the gem of Pokémon's 20-year anniversary is the release of Poké...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Rituals

Each year, it seems that I find myself pulled to the drawbridge of a vampire's castle, drawn again to descending the depths of a dead alien planet, or that I find myself in a post-apocalyptic hellscape where angels and demons are at war. So...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: World building

One of the biggest elements that can make or break a game is its world building. World building can make relatively passable or even bad games into something memorable that gets by on word of mouth and buzz. A game can have that janky feeli...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Keep it classy

As many of you know, I'm all about the latest, hottest, class-based games. Yep, you guessed it. I'm playing that game -- the one all the cool kids are playing and the Destructoid staff posts about at least nine times each day. You can't eve...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: All good things

Dark Souls 3 is all anyone is talking about on qtoid for the past few weeks and yet it may or may not be the last title in the long fabled Souls series. From Software has flip-flopped a little, but Miyazaki certainly wants to end his involv...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Presents

It's finally December! The finale of the year when people begin thinking of snow, goodwill towards men, and of course delicious presents. I remember looking forward to presents so much as a little kid. As an adult, I could just buy what I w...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Thankful it's over

Normally on this month of November, we give thanks for all that we have in spite of the endless obstacles life throws at us: a home of some sort, food in a fridge, or the knowledge that Platinum Games continues to work today and give our bl...

 
 
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Bloggers wanted: Challengers wanted

Do you guys remember EVO? You know, EVO? Big fighting game tournament? KaneBlueRiver was the first Chilean to take home an EVO title with his low-tier hero team of Hulk/Haggar/Sentinel. It speaks a lot of the player's skill to win with a se...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Hype

It's that time of year again! When your news feed gets clogged with exciting announcements, disappointing news, and those head scratchers that leave you wondering what was the point of all that.

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Papers, Please

Did you hear the news? Destructoid is making a digital magazine with GameFan. I've never owned a digital magazine before. But I also didn't own a tablet device or smartphone until three years ago, so it's prime time I gave it a whirl. Slidi...

 
 




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Spiders For Sale

I didnt like Majoras Too linear, too many obnoxious mini games, the 3-day cycle just became an inconvenience after a The original LoZ is still the Going to try Adventure of Link and Links Awakening in the near

 
Dango

Facebook, I pretty much only use you for chatting at this Your videos about me fucking

 
Bush Dog

Honestly, I doesnt understand a single line but wth I really love the

 
Lawman

I thought Id seen absurd prices in video games Shroud of the Avatar has no, thats not in-game currency they want you to spend, but real My head hurts

 
Marcel Hoang

Tonight’s my last night with the beta, so I’m going to try to solo the monsters you’re not intended to hunt, Jyuratodus and I already failed to hunt Rathalos once but maybe now that I know how to track him with

 
jak2364

Sword Coast Legends is on sale on Steam before its for the deluxe edition, so if thats something any of you have been meaning to get, nows your last Im thinking about getting it, but I remember hearing it was pretty mediocre?

 
lokhe

What with the Bayonetta triple announcement on Switch, is it too much to hope for a Metroid Prime Trilogy announcement too? Build some hype for Prime 4? :)

 
Electric Reaper

Alice 3 I dont know what I did, but the program glitched out and starting displaying random fragments of itself in its own

 
JcDent

Ive heard of towed targets, but this is

 
PLANET P1SS 69

sometimes (all of the time?) i just want shit chords with good funk grooves and pretty colors

 
 

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