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How many of these best-selling Nindies do you own?

The Nindies Spring Showcase this morning gave us all a sneak peek at the hot indie titles coming to the Switch in 2018. Bomb Chicken and West of Loathing are the top of my must-buy list, but will they be popular enough to dethrone...


EGLX was my first gaming convention and it won't be my last

I’m not entirely sure an early weekend in March, the weekend where daylight saving begins and we all lose an hour of sleep on Sunday, is the best time to hold a video game convention. I don’t remember a point during the five day...


Watch the Nindies Spring Showcase right here

If you've paid attention at all to the Nintendo Switch, you know it is an indie machine. Every week there is an armful of games from small development teams hitting the system, many of which we just don't have the time and manpower to cover...


Yakuza Kiwami 2 finally gets western release date

I'm a relatively new fan to the Yakuza series. My first interaction with it was actually in Project X Zone 2. Kiryu and Majima are my favorite duo in the game, so once the remake of the original Yakuza  released last year, I quick...


Review: Super Seducer: How to Talk to Girls

One of the great things about art is its ability to surprise you. Most people know what they like and don’t like, but every once in a while there is some piece of entertainment that comes along and blows away expectations. You think i...


Hot damn! Gal Gun 2 is coming next month

I am one trophy away from platinuming Gal*Gun: Double Peace for the Vita. It probably shouldn't have taken me this long as it's a pretty short game, but it's one I like to take my time with. I don't just want to blow through it, never ...


Check out the hottest garbage can cosplayers at EGLX

This month will mark my fourth year writing for the main page of Destructoid. It's been an amazing ride and I've been able to have a lot of fun meeting developers and publishers from around the world to talk about a hobby we all love. But u...


King of the Hat is my favorite game from EGLX

The best party games are the ones you're able to pick-up quickly. It's what makes Mario Party or Towerfall or WarioWare: Smooth Moves the go-to games for get-togethers with friends and drinking buddies. These are the types of games anyone c...


Fossil Hunters' casual co-op is perfect for parties

The cornucopia of games making up the show floor of EGLX is a mix of old and new, with arcade classic rubbing shoulders with the indie hits of tomorrow. There are a lot of inventive ideas here, but what I'm looking for are games I can play ...


Google Maps adds Mario Kart for Mario Day

Of all the stupid holidays named after pop culture references -- May the Fourth, It's Gonna Be May, the day Marty McFly goes into the future that finds its way onto Twitter every couple of months even though it's complete bullshit -- Mario ...


The Gamergate play really isn't about Gamergate

[Image courtesy of Actors' Equity Association/Jessica Palopoli] "When the Bay Area announced [the play] was going to get workshopped last summer, the Tweet announcing it included 'hashtag Gamergate,' so immediately that made it to Reddit an...


Review: Part Time UFO

It’s easy to see mobile gaming as nothing more than a cash grab that preys on players' desire for success with as little effort as possible. That’s why there are massive ad campaigns for so many mobile games that don’t eve...


Let's talk about games that redeemed their franchise

Until I started writing this week’s Destructoid Discusses piece, I didn’t realize just how many Rayman games there were. Seriously, look at this Wikipedia page. It’s not nearly as bad as Mario, but hell, Ubisoft sure threw...


Review: Florence

So this is love. Is it? I’m not sure. I’m not familiar with the sensation. Lust I get. Infatuation, longing, desire; I’m an expert in those. But love? No. I’m a chronically single 32-year-old with no prospects whose ...


Review: Puzzle Puppers

Who's a good dog? Who's a good dog? You're a good dog. Yes you are, yes you are. You are such a good dog! Yes you are. You're just the goodest good dog that ever dogged. Yes you are! Yes you are! You may not be a good game but you're certai...


We need more games set in the Antiquities

I remember the first time I got my hands on God of War. Not the new game -- I'll get to that one in a second -- but the original title back on the PlayStation 2. I was in between housing at the time, one of the most frustrating months ...


Review: Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition

I still remember seeing the first teaser trailer for Final Fantasy Versus XIII 12 years ago. It was beautiful and captivating while also ripe for mockery with its emo-as-hell protagonist. 12 years ago that game was supposed to only be a few...


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Ghost of a Tale"Really, not tail?"


Sea of Thieves"Que sera, sera"


Isle of Dogs"It's Wes Anderson"


Pacific Rim: Uprising"You Can (Not) Advance"


Game Over, Man!"Let's hope there are no extra lives"


Detective Pikachu"A bolt of brilliance?"


Pato Box"Featherweight Champ"


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Whoever doesnt have a Nintendo switch, target has the neon version for (UPDATE: THEY ARE BACK AT REG That was


#ScreenshotSaturday Bolivian Sunset


When I hear people at work talk about playing video games


dont mind this burger just reminding you that me and hypno have a giveaway underway in the blog section and theres basically no reason not to participate especially if you value your life


The wife and I are still alive and kicking! Still playing MHW and DW8 (because 9 was utter Hoping and (dare I say) praying for a miracle (work

Plain Dere

Ni No Kuni I think I love you

Dante Kinkade

HA! buzzfeed had to delay having the stocks go public because they arent making much Hopefully this means this pile of flaming crap will die off sooner then


A friend sent me I think Ive earned myself a


So since nobody could figure out the words on the last poster, the explanation (Sort of) is on the Plus, I need the permission of Hypno and Dennis Carden (Nekro) for their real-life face usage on the next


This comes from January of 2013 and is from Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White One of the most beautiful games ever made, it was hard not to love this game Its animations, music, and world are all #ScreenshotSaturday



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