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Review: Pokemon Cafe Mix

A few years ago, I wrote a review for The Pokémon Cookbook, an instructional book designed for kids that teaches you how to shape your food into Pokémon. It did not go well. I didn't make edible Pokémon so much as ...

 
 
 
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Review: Ninjala

Despite any faults it might have, one thing I cannot say about Ninjala is that it lacks passion. This game has more heart than a Time Lord, and it's easy to see how much affection went into creating it. You see it in the character...

 
 
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Review: Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town

Sometimes you need to return to your past to see a way forward, and honestly, I believe nothing could be truer for the Story of Seasons franchise. Since the split with Natsume, its games have gotten better, but those improvements have been ...

 
 
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Review: The Almost Gone

Boy, you'd think with a name like "Happy Volcano," the developers would try to create something with a little bit of joy in it.

 
 
 
 
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Evo Online canceled

Following troubling accusations made against Joey "MrWizard" Cuellar, one of the organizers of the annual Evo fighting game tournament, the organizers of the event announced they are canceling Evo 2020. The move comes after multiple partici...

 
 
 
 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 announced at BitSummit

Like every other gaming event this summer, the annual BitSummit indie festival in Japan has gone digital. Known as BitSummit Gaiden for 2020, the two-day event kicked off today, and there is already at least one big announcement out of the ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Here's our first look at Harvest Moon: One World

Since losing the rights to the Bokuj┼Ź Monogatari franchise, Natsume's Harvest Moon series has had difficulty finding its grounding. The publisher has tried games inspired by Minecraft, a return-to-roots top-down experience, and last y...

 
 
 
 
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Shiren the Wanderer 5 finds its way to Switch this year

Did you know it has been almost 10 years since the last time we got a new Shiren game? That's far too long for such a wonderful little franchise. While we wait to see what Spike Chunsoft does next with its silent wanderer, anybody who...

 
 
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Let's watch the New Game+ Expo stream together

With no E3 this year, the gaming community has had to make do with a hodgepodge of different streams, surprise reveals, and sudden announcements that have kept the writing staff of Destructoid on its toes. Some shows have been worth the wai...

 
 
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Switch Port Report: Burnout Paradise Remastered

Nintendo doesn't see very many racing games hit its platforms. The genre is known for its outstanding and realistic graphics, something that's not always capable of being pulled off on hardware that tends to lag behind the competition. But ...

 
 
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In another timeline, Bugsnax is actually a horror game

There were many highlights during the PlayStation Future of Gaming presentation last week, but two of the games that really stuck out to the Podtoid crew were Resident Evil Village and Bugsnax. And while the two games couldn't be more ...

 
 
 


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.
 
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