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Review: Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy!

Have you ever been enraptured by a single image from a video game? Just one shot, one minuscule slice of a final product that you just can't take eyes off of, that lives in your brain for days or even weeks after? I've had my fair share. Th...

 
 
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Game Boy games belong on Nintendo Switch Online

I can recall the very first time I experienced the awful phenomenon known as FOMO, or “fear of missing out.” It was in middle school. I was obsessed with the WWF at the time and my family had recently traded in our SNES for the ...

 
 
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The Simpsons have become everything they once stood against

Podtoid is back and the crew is ornery as hell. As Occams takes a break to visit his family in Mississippi; CJ, Dan, Charlotte, and Chris get to talking about all the big news from last week, including everything Star Wars Celebra...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Marked for Death

Dragon Marked for Death is a game Destructoid has been talking about for a very long time. We first got wind of it in 2011, when it was revealed the game would be coming out for the then-new Nintendo 3DS following a platform change. After t...

 
 
 
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Review: Astro Gaming C40 TR Controller

In all my years of gaming, from the NES all the way through our current generation of consoles, there has been a single instance where I actually wore out a controller. It was the purple GameCube controller that came with my console. I put ...

 
 
 
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Early Access Review: The Elder Scrolls: Blades

Benjamin Franklin once wrote: Nothing is certain except death and taxes. He’s right, but in our modern era of gaming, I’d like to add one more certainty to that list: that your favorite video game franchise will one day release ...

 
 
 
 

I just got fooled by Euro date formats and I need to sleep and play Chocobo Dungeon okay #blessed

 
 
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Carrot cake: tasty dessert or crime against God?

It's the last full week of March and Podtoid is back with an all-new episode. This week, the team is sans Dan but they have plenty to talk about with GDC, Google Stadia, Cadence of Hyrule, Devil May Cry 5, This War of Mine, Chocobo's M...

 
 
 
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Warframe celebrates six years and nearly 50 million players

Digital Extremes's Warframe has fought against the odds to become one of the biggest free-to-play games available today. After a rocky start, the game has built a strong following across four different platforms of fans who are addicte...

 
 
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Review: The Princess Guide

One of the things I quite enjoy about Nippon Ichi Software is it's always willing to try new things. Each year, you can depend on the developer-cum-publisher to release one or two titles that are completely unique from everything else in it...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn

The Kirby franchise has always been something of a petri dish for Nintendo. While its other franchises remain more-or-less the same with each new entry, the company hasn't been afraid to experiment with the pink puff. Games like K...

 
 
 
 
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It looks like Dandy Dungeon may be coming to Switch

As much as some people will refuse to believe it, one of the best games I've ever played is an always-online mobile game from Japan. In 2017, I reviewed Dandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada and absolutely fell in love with it. And I k...

 
 
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Review: ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove

A few months back, I got the opportunity to play ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove with series creator Greg Johnson. In a relaxed and comfortably humid showroom, the two of us sat side-by-side, guiding the titular heroes through this fr...

 
 
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I'm totally ready to explore The Sinking City

For the past few weeks, the March release that has been at the top of my most-wanted list is Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. I've been amped up on that game since it was first revealed in 2017. But there is a second game coming out this month th...

 
 
 


About CJ Andriessenone of us since 6:56 PM on 10.14.2014

Just what the internet needs: yet another white guy writing about video games.
Also, I backed that Bloodstained game.
 
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