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Do you have any stories of retail hell?

We've all been there. After all, for us to play games, we have to buy them from other people. These days, buying games digitally is an incredible convenience that allows us to buy games from the comfort of our own home and limiting our time...   read


What does the community think of the Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo has finally revealed its next console, the Nintendo Switch. I, for one, am glad we can stop calling it the damn NX. In the days leading up to the reveal, almost everyone was skeptical that Nintendo would be showing off anything wor...   read


What games do you play when you're feeling down?

It's been one year since I moved out of my parents' place and started living with my now wife out in the San Francisco Bay Area. I've had five jobs in the past year, and sometimes, it's hard to get out of bed without thinking dark thoughts ...   read


Friday Night Fights - Do it for her

Nobody ever said life was easy. Mike is busy, Pixie is busy, and Occams is currently away in another dimension (I assume). Seeing as how I finished packing to go to my in-laws' place today, I could spare a moment to get FNF up. It's too bad...   read


Friday Night Fights - Farteration Force

Hey ho hunterinos! Good old double MM, Mike Martin, is off earning a surprise load of zenny. Seeing as how I have some extra time on my hands, I'm here to post FNF. And what a monumental FNF it is, the first FNF post in a post-Federation Fo...   read


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...   read

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Here's everything that happened in the community for June!

Hey lovable chums! It's another roundup brought to you by me, produced by you! Yes, you! You did more this month then just [insert socially acceptable activity in past tense here]! You also came to Destructoid, made it a better place with w...   read

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Check out the Occamsdex: Kanto edition!

While the community blogs are blowing up with top 20 Pokémon lists to celebrate the 20th anniversary, it's easy to forget not every loves Pokémon or even knows much at all about the bestiary. Which is why it's nice w...   read

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The community pre-grades E3

Well Destructoid, E3 is nearly upon us once again. This is the industry trade show that swings wildly between incredible hype and excitement for the hardware and software to come in the year to a feeling of being dead inside after seeing te...   read

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Here's what happened in the community for May!

Welcome to the month of June! Where we look forward to the future of the Destructoid community by looking backwards at the month of May! I bet you can't guess what the biggest topic everyone loved about May was! If you said it was Overwatch...   read


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Here's what happened in the community for April!

Do you, lovely casual reader of Destructoid, want to get more involved in our community but don't know where to start? Do you go to our quickposts section thinking of getting a start in engaging the community, when you're suddenly bombarded...   read

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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...   read

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Bloggers wanted

Bloggers wanted: We are VR

VR is pretty big now. Remember way back then when it was just a crude video experience? Strapping cameras to your face with only a few color outputs? I recall seeing a Tekken VR experience in a Gameworks once, where you stepped into a blue ...   read

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Destructoid Community Interviews: SeymourDuncan17

Welcome to the revival of Destructoid's long-running, much-maligned community interview series. This relic was started, dropped, restarted, left by the wayside, then once again recovered to celebrate a new year of community involvement! So ...   read

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Community Replay: Bayonetta

Welcome to Community Replay! Instead of offering up our usual Bloggers Wanted idea, which is a prompt to get you started, the Community Replay focuses on a specific game or game series in order to get you to talk about anything related to a...   read

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Thar she blows!

Bloggers Wanted: White Whales

Every new year, we make a resolution for us to accomplish. Then we promptly forget about losing weight or joining a gym or becoming an assassin. But this time around, we laser focus on the ones that got away. Because everyone has that one t...   read


Strider's appropriately exciting picks for Game of the Year 2015

It's that time of year again! Every year, I love composing my Game of the Year list. I put an extra special amount of effort into it because I always have, every year. I first started doing these in 2012, than I kept going in 2013, then 201...   read

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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...   read

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Bloggers Wanted

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...   read

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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...   read

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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.   read

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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...   read

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Bloggers Wanted: April Fools

April Fools' Day has passed and we've managed to survive. So Miles Morales isn't replacing Peter Parker wholesale but we do still believe in that Nintendo Direct a week into their charade.   read

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Blogger's wanted

March's grab bag of monthly musings

For the month of March, Andy, Occams, and I had a slight problem. Oh sure, Destructoid's ninth anniversary is going on, and we'll tell you more about that later. But what about another monthly musing? The community loves to talk about topic...   read

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Giving Thanks: Turning over a New Leaf

[Dtoid community blogger StriderHoang is thankful for his lady. Though distance may keep their bodies apart their love blooms in the world of Animal Crossing. Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? Go write something!&nb...   read

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Well I did something stupid today, I went to work sick and it was know if I should ask tomorrow off or

Electric Reaper

That thread about retail hell reminded me of the following situation at a restaurant with a waitstaff: Waiter/ress A takes your order, but Waiter/ress B gives you your Why does that happen?


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All these retail stories are both entertaining and Tales like that are why I never wanted to work those kinds of With my weird job history I count myself lucky that I havent been in


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