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New Dota 2 Hero available now, another coming this winter

In a surprise announcement, two new Heroes were just announced at The International for Dota 2. The first Hero teased was Mars, which just had a quick still shot and a winter release date. And then, seemingly out of nowhere, they announced ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: No Man's Sky (NEXT - PC)

No Man's Sky. Chances are just reading that brings up some sort of emotion within you. For what it's worth, I completely agreed with Chris' original review of the game. It was a good game that became all too transparent with its systems. I ...

 
 
 
 
 

With Yakuza 0 (PC), Monster Hunter: World, updates to No Man's Sky, Overwatch, and Sea of Thieves, I am just so happy to be a gamer (on summer vacation)!


 
 
 
 
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Review: Mothergunship

You know how in "The Cartridge Family" (season 9, episode 5 of The Simpsons), Moe shows off how "with a few minor adjustments" he turns five guns into one gun?  That's Mothergunship. 

 
 
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How do I get better at Fortnite?

This is an honest and genuine question. I have only now started to play Fortnite with the advent of Season 5. I haven't even played many battle royale games at all, really. I've played some Fortnite in squads back when it was new ...

 
 
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Monster Hunter: World PC release date (and DRM) revealed

Monster Hunter: World now officially has a Steam page and a release date: August 9. That's real soon! The store page also lists the recommended and minimum system requirements, mirroring the leaked list. All of this can also be re...

 
 
 
 

POLL!! I have way more time to play games this summer, and I want to finish one of the following: Metal Gear Solid 2 (and probably 3), OR Chrono Trigger. Vote by upvoting a comment and make your argument by replying!!


 
 
 

I'm computer chair shopping!! Any suggestions???

 
 
 

Am I the only one who thinks the Runner games have gotten exponentially worse with each iteration? Playing the third one now and there's almost nothing to enjoy about it anymore...

 
 
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Review: The Council - Episode 2: Hide and Seek

Back in high school, my buddies and I used to always play a "hide and seek" map in Counter-Strike 1.6. It's a darker map set on just a single street of a neighborhood. Looking back, I'm not sure how we got so many enjoyable hours out o...

 
 
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Review: Moonlighter

I once read an article that some teachers are feeling forced to moonlight and take second jobs to supplement their low teaching salaries. As a teacher, it made me a bit sad to read, especially since I know other professions are in the same ...

 
 
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Review: Laser League

Honestly, if the description of multiplayer competitive Jezzball doesn't already have you intrigued, I'm not sure anything I write here will help.

 
 
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Review: Frostpunk

Here are some thoughts that popped into my head while playing Frostpunk: These damn cripples are useless! Why is the work day so short? I need to do something about this. If you don't like working a 24-hour shift, maybe you'd like to head ...

 
 
 
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Review: The Council - Episode 1: The Mad Ones

As soon as I began playing The Council, I was immediately reminded of Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None on the Wii. I doubt others will have this moment in their head, but bear with me. The atmosphere felt incredibly similar as...

 
 


About Patrick Hancockone of us since 1:38 PM on 08.24.2011

During the day, he teaches high school kids about history. At night he kicks their butts in competitive games like Rocket League, Dota 2, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike.

Disclosure: I've personally backed Double Fine Adventure, Wasteland 2, Dead State, SPORTSFRIENDS, Torment: Tides of Numera, STRAFE, and The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls. I have previously written for AbleGamers.com and continue to support them whenever possible (like HumbleBundle).

Feel free to hit me up at patrick]at[destructoid.com, or at @therealhancock

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