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What does Detroit taste like?

Podtoid is back with its second episode of 2019. While Dan, Occams, and I await the return of Chris Moyse, we talk about tank controls, what it is about classic Resident Evil games that makes them so scary, and what's next for Bungie n...

 
 
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Review: Block Quest Maker

In the wake of the immensely successful Super Mario Maker, fans and wannabe game developers itching to explore their creative tendencies further turned their attention to another Nintendo property: The Legend of Zelda. Rumors of an official...

 
 
 
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Here are Destructoid's most anticipated games of 2019

Depending on whom you ask, 2018 was either a great year for gaming or a veritable shit-hole. Yes, the year was lit up by some absolutely wonderful experiences from both indie and AAA developers alike, but there were also loads of misses, so...

 
 
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Podtoid 384: A Very NSFW Episode

As promised last month, Podtoid is back and we're kicking off 2019 with a brand new episode where we talk about all the hottest games that came out this week. Or we would have had there been any hot games that came out this week. Instead, w...

 
 
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There is still life in the Nintendo 3DS in 2019

2018 ended up being a better year for the Nintendo 3DS than I expected. In addition to seeing some strong ports of older games like Captain Toad and Luigi’s Mansion, it got an incredible compilation of microgames in the form of WarioW...

 
 
 
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In 2019, Microsoft should resolve to raid Rare's records

2018 was the first year I could say I was honestly excited about the Xbox brand. Not excited enough to actually buy a system, heavens no, but last year was certainly a turning point in how I look at Xbox and its place within Microsoft. This...

 
 
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In 2019, Sony should resolve to embrace cross-platform play

Nintendo may have been the company to end 2018 with a Smashing bang, but last year really belonged to Sony. The PlayStation 4 has given the company its turn-of-the-Millennium confidence back, as has a steady stream of critically acclaimed a...

 
 
 
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These are the best new video game characters from 2018

In a few days, the hellish anal fissure that is 2018 will be over and the almost guaranteed shit-stained nightmare that is 2019 will begin. For gaming, 2019 is exploding right out of the gate as some of the most anticipated games of this ge...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Viviette

In the first 30 minutes of Viviette, I have to put my Switch down. The tension fraught by this darkened house, lit slightly by the lantern in my character's hand, is almost too much to bear. The music is ramping up and something, or so...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Mobile Game of 2018 goes to...

Setting out by yourself to create your own game is one of the riskiest excursions a creative type can take. That takes guts. It can take years for one person to see their vision through to fruition, and in that time there are challenges tha...

 
 
 
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Podtoid: The Return

October 12, 2017, was a sad day for Destructoid as it marked the final broadcast of Podtoid. Steven Hansen said goodbye to Destructoid to fulfill his dream of instituting a communist regime in America, and the show went silent. For more tha...

 
 
 
 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Mobile Game of 2018

In trying to come up with the lede for this year's nominations for Best Mobile Game, I looked to the past and what was written in years prior. A lot of great games have been up for this award before, and while the exact set-up for each...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Portable Game of 2018

When it came time to start going through the nomination process for the Destructoid Game of the Year awards, I honestly wasn't sure if we were going to have a Best Portable category. Both the 3DS and Vita have had good runs, the latter of t...

 
 
 
 


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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