Dragon Quest at 35: What are your memories of this legendary series?


Cblogs of 5/22 to 5/28/2021

Gamingnerd writes an excellent retrospective on the Dragon Quest series on its 35th anniversary.

Nior discusses the gaming industry in Brazil by sharing the story about the failings of the world’s first digital-only console.

Mr Knives imagines some fruitful game partnerships between some famous games that could produce an even better game.

Flegma talks about maps in video games and the importance of “orienteering” in development.

Exber reviews Pandora’s Tower on the Wii.

Humantofu wonders if there is really a proper way to play The House of the Dead today.

RiffRaff writes about the history of the Adventure genre by focusing on some key examples.

Black Red Gaming continues their playthrough on Sir Brante’s Life, According to Myself and Others.

Skeet warns Sega that a riot is coming if they don’t release Daytona USA on the Switch.

Shoggoth2588 responds to this month’s BoB prompt regarding photo mode by detailing his difficulties engaging with such modes.

My Enormous Hairy Downstairs Kitchen writes about the magnificent speed of Wipeout 4.

GoofierBrute writes about Pac-Man 2: The New Adventuresin this blogging series exploring games that time forgot.

Virtua Kazama bids farewell to Virtua Fighter :Final Showdown as it leaves the fighting tournament scene.

GamingDino introduces the Raptor in ARK: Survival Evolved.

PhilsPhindings discusses the similarities between the soundtrack of Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake and typical movie soundtracks.

Milk3y wants to know about your opinion on the various Star Wars content that has been released over the years.

ABowlOfCereal continues their thoughts on balancing Guardian Tales, with this blog focusing on ranged combat.

TheBlondeBass wants to makes some “Weapon Stories” for Nier: Automata.

Exber writes about his experience as a home school teacher and how sometimes it feels like a video game.

ChronoLynxx opens this week’s TGIF thread for open community discussion.

Thanks to our readers for the great blogs and to Lord Spencer for providing us with the recap. This week, Destructoid will undergo some technical, which may temporarily affect the Cblog section as various levers are flipped and dials are spun. So just this bear this in mind if you plan to write a blog this week. Hopefully normal service will be resumed ASAP.