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Office Space: Idle Profits is a waste of a great IP

I should have known. I should have seen the title Office Space: Idle Profits and figured it would be another goddamn clicker game. I should have been able to look past the Fallout Shelter-esque art direction and seen this is worth neither m...   read

 
 
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Those nude, nippleless squids of the Splatoon manga are coming west

Two years ago, we told you about the Splatoon manga being published in CoroCoro Comic. Later this year, fans in the west will finally be able to read the official translation when Viz Media releases the manga in North America.   read

 
 

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Details on Call of Duty: WWII leak ahead of reveal

The official reveal for the next Call of Duty that will fail to live up to whatever game in the series you prefer is set for April 26, but we’re already learning details about it thanks to some “leaks.” Marketing material...   read

 
 
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Baby Park in Double Dash is easily the best Mario Kart track

This Friday, the wonderful Wii U title Mario Kart 8 is making the jump to the Nintendo Switch with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The Deluxe pack will feature every track from the original game that more than 8 million people enjoyed as well as all o...   read

 
 
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Somebody please delete Nonstop Chuck Norris from my phone

Nonstop Chuck Norris is not a game you should download. It’s really not a game I should be writing about. In my quest to tell people about good mobile titles they should try, it’s the type of game I would play for five minutes b...   read

 
 
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Review: Urban Trial Freestyle 2

Do not adjust your computer or phone screen. The game you are looking at is from 2017 and not, as its outward appearance would indicate, from 1998. Urban Trial Freestyle 2 not only has the graphic fidelity of a game from 20 years ago, but i...   read

 
 
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The Destructoid Community's top 10 Wii U games

Last week, to close the book on the Nintendo Wii U, I brought you the top 10 games for the system as voted on by members of the Destructoid staff (which you can read here, here and here). Bayonetta 2 ranked as number one in a close vote, bu...   read

 
 
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Review: Bye-Bye BoxBoy!

HAL Laboratory games have the uncanny ability to always bring a smile to my face. No matter the title, the developer knows what to do to absolutely charm me right off my feet. Whether I’m inhaling a Waddle-Dee, doing battle with a hip...   read

 
 
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Wii Music is a no-good awful game and I absolutely love it

Wii Music is an embarrassing game. It was embarrassing when it was first demoed at E3, it was embarrassing when the people of the Today Show or Good Morning America played it on live TV and it is embarrassing as hell for me, a single guy in...   read

 
 
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Name your favorite Wii U games in the Destructoid community poll

Over the past three days, I’ve counted down Destructoid’s list of the top 10 games on the Wii U. It was a close vote and several outstanding titles just missed making the cut. Do you agree with us how we voted or is there a game...   read

 
 


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Watch the full trailer for Star Wars Battlefront II

If you're like me, your Twitter feed has been filled with a non-stop rush of all things Star Wars. We got a look at the poster for the new movie, its first trailer, the trailer for the final season of Star Wars Rebels, and today, EA pulled ...   read

 
 
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The Legendary World of Zelda's awful cover art hides a truly unremarkable book

In my library, which is what I call the large shelf high up in my closet, sits my small but growing collection of Zelda keepsakes. Perusing the shelf you’ll find the excellent Legends of Localization Book 1: The Legend of Zelda, my co...   read

 
 
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Nintendo sold more than 900k Switch units in the US last month

You may not have been able to find a Switch at retailers last month, but plenty of people in the US did. Nintendo of America announced its newest system sold 906,000 units in March according to the NPD Group. This makes the Switch one of th...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Wii U games (Part 3)

Assuming you haven’t already scrolled down to see which title was voted as the greatest Wii U game and are now in the comments letting everyone know if you agree or disagree with us, please let me welcome you to part three of Destruct...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Wii U games (Part 2)

44. That is how many different games were named by Destructoid writers in their top 10 lists. 44 games, of all different genres and types, our writers deemed excellent enough to include in their vote for the Destructoid top 10 games for the...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Wii U games (Part 1)

There are those who will say the Wii U never stood a chance. With its confusing name, poor marketing, and the lack of a blockbuster Nintendo-developed title at launch, it stood no chance of being the success is forbearer was. That’s w...   read

 
 
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Voice acting doesn't necessarily improve 999

I have been in love with the Zero Escape series since former Destructoid editor Tony Ponce reviewed the first game in the franchise, Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, seven years ago. He gave it a well deserved 10/10 and after reading t...   read

 
 
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Binding of Isaac gets second printing on Switch with epic new artwork

I don't own a Nintendo Switch yet, however, I do own three games for it already. I preordered the special edition of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild before it sold out, picked up a copy of Super Bomberman R on a whim, and ...   read

 
 
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Slingin yayo in GTA: Chinatown Wars is the greatest side-quest ever

I was first introduced to Grand Theft Auto at my best friend’s house. He had the original game for the PlayStation and the two of us would spend Saturday afternoons taking turns mowing down people, shooting up crowded streets and tryi...   read

 
 
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New mythical Pokemon coming to Sun/Moon

When I picked up Pokémon Moon back in November, I swore to myself that it was going to be the Pokémon game that would finally turn me into a diehard fan. Here we are nearly five months later and I've racked up approx...   read

 
 
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Gearbox announces new partnership with guy in oversized trench coat (Fauxclusive)

Following the demise of its poorly planned deal with gray market reseller G2A, Gearbox announced today any new partnerships the company makes will only be with retailers that are on the complete up-and-up, such as its new deal with a guy on...   read

 
 
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Review: A Rose in the Twilight

Did you know in the original version of The Little Mermaid, when the central character gets her legs, every step she takes feels as though she is walking on knives? And instead of marrying the prince at the end, she dies and turns into seaf...   read

 
 
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It is about time we got a Castlevania compilation

Last month, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night celebrated its 20th anniversary. 20 years ago, a game regularly seen on Best Of lists, showed the world that there was still demand for rich, intense 2D action in an era where everything was ju...   read

 
 
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Two big names have left Square-Enix

March 31 was a quite an interesting day for the industry. It was Palmer Luckey's last day at Facebook, longtime developer Koji Ishitani's final day at Monolith Soft, and the last day at Square-Enix for Yoshinori Yamagishi and...   read

 
 
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New Splatoon 2 map has a funny name and kick-ass layout

Having April 1 be a Saturday was supposed to be safe. Gaming news is rarely announced on weekends, so it was the perfect opportunity to turn our site over to the dogs without having to worry about missing anything important. At least, that'...   read

 
 



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