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10 Things About Awesome From the Machine

When I clicked 'Make New Blog,' my edit page shamelessly revealed to me that my last post was back in September of last year. That fact stung, it really did, especially considering how much Destructoid - the community in particular - has ...

 
 
 
 

Obscurity: Lucky & Wild

I used to be an arcade nut; I’ve made that clear in the past. But, really, what gamer didn’t have many memories in a mall arcade playing Tekken, Time Crisis, or the Star Wars Arcade game? There are so many staples to the market of arcad...

 
 
 
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Labor Day: Dance Dance Revolutionary

[Our final promoted blog this week for our Labor Day topic is from AwesomeExMachina, who put a lot of blood and sweat (and maybe a couple tears) into playing Dance Dance Revolution. If you want to see your own work on the front page, you st...

 
 
 

No Clip: Infamous 2

[No Clip is an experiment in player interaction, where I return to popular games and play them with a set of critical restrictions to rethink what we thought we knew. Note: this edition contains MASSIVE SPOILERS for Infamous 2.] As I per...

 
 
 
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P2: The Proximity of Play

There was a time when being an online gamer meant work. It meant a crash course in motherboards and video cards. You had to learn how to put a computer together from the ground up. It took troubleshooting network issues and hunting dow...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Aaamaazing: Condemned Criminal Origins

The following contains spoilers for Condemned: Criminal Origins Everything begins with a start, a moment designed to make you jump. Your partner raps on your window with a flashlight. “People are scared,” he says with behest. “We’ve g...

 
 
 
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No Clip: Red Dead Redemption

[No Clip is a Destructoid community blog series. An experiment in player interaction, AwesomeExMachina returns to popular games and plays them with a set of critical restrictions to rethink what we thought we knew. Note: this edition c...

 
 
 
 
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Groundhog Day: The Liberty to Pursue

[Once again, AwesomeExMachina brings us another wonderful Monthly Musing. This month, I asked you to write about games you keep coming back to over and over again, and today I bring you AEM's piece on why and how he still finds Grand Theft ...

 
 
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No Clip: Fallout: New Vegas

[No Clip is a community blog series where AwesomeExMachina applies a series of critical restrictions to a popular video game to see how it changes the gameplay experience. For this installment, he tries out his own, more difficult version...

 
 
 

No Clip: Grand Theft Auto IV

No Clip is a new blog series. An experiment in player interaction, I dig out old games and play them with a set of critical restrictions to rethink what we thought we knew. A repost of my first edition, lost in the New Destructoid revert,...

 
 
 
 

360 FNF: Disco Brings It Back

Destructoid's community section is brushing off the dust and slowly coming back to life, but FNF nights have soldiered on.  Once again, join the carnage and buddy-cop-movie worthy comedic banter tonight.  And speaking of joi...

 
 
 
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Chicago Night Fights: Marvel vs Capcom 3 Visits Chicago

Descending on a warehouse outside downtown Chicago was an innumerable hoard of Marvel vs Capcom 3 fans, chomping at the bit to get a taste of the game’s new build, fresh from the Tokyo Game Show. It was quite a surprise for ...

 
 
 
 
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When video game marketing kills a word: Organic

The word ‘organic’ has a completely different meaning outside the video game realm. That is to say, in normal society it is still being used as originally intended. Like the word ‘blender’ or ‘mud’ or ‘transcendentalist.’ These words ha...

 
 
 




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triggerpigking

Linktober sketch 19, need more pens tommorow, this ones running out, Im quite happy with this

 
Fuzunga

Almost bought Celeste last year but waited for the physical version to go on sale after it was That ended up being January of this year, and ten months later I can finally play it! They wanted the farewell DLC on the cart, and I appreciate

 
TheLimoMaker

Most underrated game in the last five years? You can choose choices: Oxenfree, Darkwood, Dying Light

 
Electric Reaper

We need more schadenfreude at Blizzards

 
taterchimp

Went as fat Thor to a halloween party yesterday, which was Then I got invited to a Jackbox party today! Going to be a long, social,

 
GoofierBrute

Hey guys, I hate to post this, but I think Im going to need some finicial More info in the (Weekend bump, thanks to everyone who has donated so far)

 
Electric Reaper

I hate hornets so Damned The only thing hornets are useful for is that their larvae makes good food for

 
Count Parismeow Returns

Disqus is acting up for me in I cant seem to comment or vote Oh well Hope yall are having a good

 
medicamecanica

two days before Cold Steel 3 ships Ive beaten all 7 trails games including the fan translated ones! probably spent around 50-60 hours on each one, so thats a lot of

 
Shoggoth2588

My sister is getting married today! Woo, free food

 
 

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