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My one big worry for Destiny 2 after watching the reveal

The Destiny 2 gameplay reveal hit last week, and for the most part I'm pretty high on it. The stronger integration of clans into the game sounds very cool. The fact that it will facilitate mostly solo players getting to play its endgame con...   read

 
 
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Raise your hand if you don't know what Mr. Whippy is

Last episode we talked with Alex Rose about British slang (and his video game, I guess), and we're not letting up this week with a new term we learned from Destructoid alumnus Fraser Brown. What the heck is Mr. Whippy and why don't American...   read

 
 

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Review: Mages of Mystralia

Magic is often taken for granted in games. It's just a skill you learn, to be called upon by a button press or a menu option later. Earn a new spell, equip it, then use it immediately for its effects without really thinking about how it was...   read

 
 
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Super Rude Bear's Alex Rose chats with the Podtoid boys

On this episode of Podtoid, independent game developer Alex Rose talks about his recently released Super Rude Bear Resurrection, game development in general, and why it's okay for British people to call their friends "cunts." The crew spent...   read

 
 
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Battleborn: a great game with a fatal flaw

One year ago today, Battleborn released to the world. And sure, we have fun with Randy Pitchford's ridiculous tweet about it, but the game holds a secret not many know: actually, it is very good. It could have been popular. Heck, I think it...   read

 
 
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PAX Unplugged registration opens today

The PAX empire is growing. The sixth show in the PAX canon, PAX Unplugged is debuting this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Unplugged is all about board, card, and other tabletop games. Sure, the original gangster PAX shows have always h...   read

 
 
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Cynics will call them walking simulators

In this episode of Podtoid, Brett talked about two walking simulators, What Remains of Edith Finch and Scanner Sombre. Steven just wanted to talk about the Silicon Valley failure Juicero. I made a machinima condolence vi...   read

 
 
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How are you liking Persona 5 so far?

It seems like people are really digging Persona 5, or at least people not named Brett Makedonski. At least, that's what I gather from listening to this latest episode of Podtoid. Steven and Ray are into it. Whatever floats their boats, I gu...   read

 
 
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This new Mario board game looks-a bad

There have been a lot of video games turned board games recently, and some (XCOM, This War of Mine) have turned out okay. But when I first saw Super Mario: Level Up!, I could only shake my head in disappointment. Granted, I haven't read the...   read

 
 
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Are you buying the new Xbox One?

This is Podtoid 365, which means if you had the entire back catalog, you could listen to one episode every day for an entire year. We didn't do anything special for that, but that won't stop me from pointing out the next arbitrary milestone...   read

 
 


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Brett chose to save Space Hitler

Brett had the choice to save Space Hitler or to liberate sci-fi Auschwitz. He went with the former. In his defense, he only had a few seconds to make the decision, so you can understand why it might have been tough. That's one of the topics...   read

 
 
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A recap from GDC and PAX East

Ooh, this episode is a little late. See, I was on vacation, and the ol' crew decided to up and record an episode without even telling me. You know what that means? No Hot Dish! Even so, it's worth listening to, probably. I listened to parts...   read

 
 
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Destiny's Age of Triumph will bring all four raids up to current levels

Bungie's first livestream detailing the upcoming Destiny event Age of Triumph happened today, and in it the studio showed off its newest record book. It measures in at 13 pages, dwarfing the previous record books. (Rise of Iron's record boo...   read

 
 
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Review: Glittermitten Grove

You may think you don't want a game about building huts in trees to house fairies while they collect sunlight and shoot off fireworks. You may be wrong. Developing a functioning fairy society might be exactly what you want.   read

 
 
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Review: Frog Fractions 2

First things first: This review is full of spoilers. The review itself is a spoiler. If you don't know if you want to play Frog Fractions 2, stop reading. Heck, if you've never played Frog Fractions, go do that right now before you take in ...   read

 
 
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Will The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild be judged fairly when it releases?

One of the best portions of this episode of Podtoid was a discussion on how The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be received by critics, and especially in comparison to a new intellectual property like Horizon: Zero Dawn. It was spa...   read

 
 
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FTL team reveals new strategy kaiju game Into the Breach

It feels like it's been forever since we last heard from Subset Games (or as you may know the studio, "those people who made FTL: Faster Than Light.") FTL Advanced Edition came out in 2014, and since then I just assumed Subset's employees t...   read

 
 
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Travis Touchdown is coming to Nintendo Switch

Suda51 got up on stage at the Nintendo Switch event and talked for a while without saying a whole lot. He hears the Switch is easy for independent developers to makes games for. He's currently working on a game that will have Travis Touchdo...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Odyssey takes Mario to some weirdly mundane places

Mario has been to such strange and fantastic places over his lifetime, it's ironically strange to see him hopping around a regular-ass city. At the very least, his hopping is augmented by his new physics-defying hat. He can throw it and jum...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch battery life runs between 2.5 and 6.5 hours

With a console that can be taken on the go (or a handheld that can be set up on a TV), battery life is going to be an important consideration. In today's Switch presentation, Nintendo reported its battery life to run anywhere between 2.5 an...   read

 
 
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January 19 is a big day for Battleborn

I'll admit: I've slowed down on Battleborn lately. I still think it's a great game that got a raw deal, but after 200 hours and a Platinum Trophy, I was ready to take a break. It was in my New Year's resolution to play more short games...   read

 
 
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Good golly, there were a lot of great new characters in 2016

This year, we saw plenty of familiar faces in our games. Nathan Drake, Marcus Fenix, and Pikachu all had some big titles. But this post isn't about them. No, this post is about the great character who made their debuts in 2016. These are ou...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best 3DS Game of 2016 goes to...

There was a lot of competition for the Best 3DS Game for 2016, including a handful of other JRPGs, but in a landslide victory (taking almost half the votes among nine entries), the award goes to Pokémon Sun and Moon. There was a ton ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Mobile Game of 2016 goes to...

This year saw the release of the first monster-catching Pokémon title for phones (we're not counting Pokémon Shuffle, which is more monster-matching than monster-catching). What does it take to top one of the most popular fran...   read

 
 
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Review: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

Thinking about stealth, a common image the mind conjures is that of a lone wolf slinking through the shadows and taking out threats one by one. Solid Snake and Sam Fisher generally work alone. Players control one man using skill and cunning...   read

 
 


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