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Wait. Hear me out. Yes, the first few missions are terrible. Yes, the combat is weird. But once you get past those niggles, Alpha Protocol is one of the best modern RPGs, rivaling even Mass Effect. I'll explain why.   read
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may have ruined open world games for me. Why? Because it's so goddamned good, it reveals the flaws in nearly every other open world game ever made. Here are a few things Breath of the Wild does that absolutely dunk on other open world games.   read
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Board games
Video games (single-player ones, at least) teach you that you are the best, you are the only one who matters, you will always get more powerful, that your hand will be held, that you don't need to actually care about other hu...   read
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When Hello Games announced a minor delay for its much-anticipated game No Man's Sky, the team received death threats. When Kotaku so much as reported on the delay, its staff also got death threats. This is obviously...   read
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Overwatch has many characters. Some are superintelligent gorillas armed with lightning guns. Some are world-renowned DJs who can cure people with the power of music. Some are peppy, time-travelling Royal Air Force pilots. Som...   read
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Let's stop pretending we're heroes

[Publisher's Note: This was an early-access article from our subscription program, now released for free as Overwatch is out. Leaky benefits! Thanks to our patrons. -Niero] I have never been a hero in a video game. Ever. I've been told...   read

 
 
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I have a few friends who play The Division. Every once in a while, I'll ask them if they're playing it. Yeah, they'll say. I'll ask if it's gotten fun yet. Nah, they'll say. I'll ask them if they're gonna stop playing. "Maybe...   read
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Immoral games
With Hotline Miami 2 recently released, I realized I am really, really tired of games that belong in its genre. When I say "genre," I refer not to "action games" or "indie games" or even "violent games," but a subtler, more h...   read
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[This month, Destructoid turns 7 years old! Here's the top article of this weekend back in 2008. You can browse more of these in our Golden Archives. Nostalgic yet? -Niero] Call me a weakling, but it's been more or less forev...   read
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See you around, Destructoid

I don't like goodbye posts, generally. I can't count how many obviously insincere farewell posts I've read on innumerable blogs, where people whine and cry about missing the community and the people and the fun while silently thanking their...   read

 
 
 
 
 
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Sleep is Death is out, go buy it

Jason Rohrer's Sleep is Death is now available to the general public. You should seriously consider buying it. I've talked it up before (twice), but now's as good a time as any to check out this improvisational two-player storytelling game....   read

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Monthly Musing: E for Effort

Every month, the Destructoid Monthly Musing topic gives community members the ability to have their work posted on the Dtoid front page. Our own Josh Tolentino came up with this month's theme. Thank him if you like it, blame it if you don't...   read

 
 


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Splatoon 2"Stay just as fresh"

 

Dunkirk"Take a bow, Mr. Nolan, and cue the applause"

 

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Turok 2: Seeds of Evil"Seeds of Tedium"

 

Stay! Stay! Democratic People's Republic of Korea!"Never too late to get lewd in North Korea"

 
 
 

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Mike Sounders

I forgot how tiring write a blog is

 
DeadMoon

Dont forget people! Splatoon 2s first online Salmon Run starts today!!! EDIT: I was wrong! This isnt the 1st one at all! The mode is available today though! Wooooooo!!!!!

 
Parismio

Lag everywhere! Goddammit disqus!

 
Shinkz

49 Goooooooooolden You feel so powerful and unstoppable when you get a good team in Salmon

 
Gummypuss

All this talk of the new Jumanji movie and Im like this is practically a Pitfall movie thats a better adaptation of Pitfall than the mobile endless runner called Pitfall that lifts a lot from Temple

 
LinkSlayer64

Was in a car Ive been taking things slowly but it appears I have escaped My coworker was driving me, he had some back pain but hopefully nothing Have a

 
COTW

Greetings meatbags! New edition of Comments of the Week should be up in 5 Look forward to it! Or you its not like I want you all to look forward to it or - Tree

 
dephoenix

You know how Youtube lets channels disable comments on their own videos? Can they let every user decide to just disable their own ability to see comments? Because Youtube comments make me wish everyone was

 
Dangus Taargus

After almost 5 I finally finished Such an amazing game! Maybe Ill start at 100% when the second DLC stuff comes

 
the navi is a lie

Man, other than gaming anime is liek the list important thing ever to And I havent had a super in depth convo about it with other otaku in a while sooooo whats your guys favorite anime? Mine are FLCL, Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood and Cowboy Bebop

 
 

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