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The original Doom but with loot boxes

Doom originally released in 1993, approximately two decades before the invention (or at least popularizing) of video game loot boxes. Thankfully, we have the technology to fix the mistakes of our past. ZDoom is a fan-made port th...

 
 
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You can try Xbox Game Pass for $1

Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's video game take on Netflix (even though I don't necessarily agree), can be a tremendous value. Or it can be a tremendous waste of money. It all really depends on how likely you are to rely on a somewhat-rotating ...

 
 
 
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PUBG as an esport seems like a hell of a ride for spectators

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, currently one of the most popular video games in the world, has hinged its success on a few relatively-unique systems. It's a competitive shooter, but it usually values survival over killing; often, being quie...

 
 
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Humble's giving away Brutal Legend for free right now

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young died over the weekend. He's the latest in a never-ending sad and continuous stream of beloved musicians passing away. This year has seen, among others, Young, Chuck Berry, Tom Petty, Chris Cornell, Gregg Allman...

 
 
 
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Damnit, now we expect it

How do you expect me to not expect something even if it's the unexpected I'm supposed to not expect? Now I need a nap.

 
 
 
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Fail Factory is the new VR game from the ReCore developer

Armature Studio, the developer who's most well-known for ReCore in recent years, is making a new game that's maybe diametrically opposed to ReCore. At least in terms of scope. Rather than expansive stretches of sand and not much else,...

 
 
 
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Saints Row infiltrates Agents of Mayhem today

It's no surprise that Saints Row favorite Kinzie Kensington has breached Agents of Mayhem. She's built an entire career around getting places she's not supposed to be. Today, Agents of Mayhem added the "Safeword" DLC which sees K...

 
 
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Type stuff, see stuff in Terry Cavanagh's new game

Show, don't tell is the easiest way to convey what Constellation is about. Found at the perfectly appropriate JustTypeStuff.com, this free browser-based game-like thing has you typing words to make objects appear. It's a neat little ex...

 
 
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Jetskis, the motorcycles of the sea, might be coming to PUBG

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has many options for looking cool, but most of them are less James Dean and more Marky Wahlberg's Shooter. The exception is getting on a motorcycle and looking extremely badass. Now there's reason to think...

 
 
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Xbox now allows game gifting

As prevalent as digital games are, it has always felt odd that there isn't an efficient way to purchase them for another person. PC users have had this luxury for years now, but doing so on PlayStation, Nintendo, or Xbox has always required...

 
 
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Walmart is getting a big SNES Classic restock tomorrow

Anyone who missed out on the SNES Classic in September has a few opportunities to make good this week. Walmart is getting a big restock, and it's something of a drawn out event. As Walmart notes on the top of its site, it's selling the SNES...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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EA's buying Respawn for upward of $455 million

Vince Zampella is back under the banner of a major publisher. The former Infinity Ward heads was infamously fired and sued by Activision in 2010 before forming Respawn Entertainment. After spending seven years as an independent studio, Resp...

 
 
 
 
 
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It's the saddest N7 Day

N7 Day, always on November 7, is the annual celebration of BioWare's space opera Mass Effect. Like the game it honors, N7 Day represents hope. Mass Effect has always had underlying themes of hope and ambition in the face of seemingly-i...

 
 


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While you laughing, we're passing, passing away.
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'Cause I know I'ma meet you up at the crossroads.
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Disclosure: One of my roles around here is "Guy who handles retail affiliate stuff." The "Deals" tag auto-populates a disclaimer message that links in these articles usually send a little money Destructoid's way so that Kyle can keep posting Gardevoir pictures. (Maybe those two aren't directly correlated, but I really wish they were.)
 
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