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Review: Return of the Obra Dinn

This is the first game that actually made me feel like a detective. I've played tons of games that have tasked me with solving some mystery, only to have it boil down to either not being able to fail, or just plain easy and boring.  Re...

 
 
 
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Review: The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep

I'm confused as to the actual title of this game. On the Steam store page, it lists "Barrows Deep" at the end. But in my Steam library, it's just The Bard's Tale IV. Every time I go to type it out, I inevitably forget about that little subt...

 
 
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Review-in-Progress: The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep

I don't have any experience with the Bard's Tale games, yet I found myself excited when I heard that a fourth title was Kickstarted. I think it's gotten to the point where anything Brian Fargo gets behind has me anticipating greatness....

 
 
 
 
 
 
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New Dota 2 Hero available now, another coming this winter

In a surprise announcement, two new Heroes were just announced at The International for Dota 2. The first Hero teased was Mars, which just had a quick still shot and a winter release date. And then, seemingly out of nowhere, they announced ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: No Man's Sky (NEXT - PC)

No Man's Sky. Chances are just reading that brings up some sort of emotion within you. For what it's worth, I completely agreed with Chris' original review of the game. It was a good game that became all too transparent with its systems. I ...

 
 
 
 
 

With Yakuza 0 (PC), Monster Hunter: World, updates to No Man's Sky, Overwatch, and Sea of Thieves, I am just so happy to be a gamer (on summer vacation)!


 
 
 
 
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Review: Mothergunship

You know how in "The Cartridge Family" (season 9, episode 5 of The Simpsons), Moe shows off how "with a few minor adjustments" he turns five guns into one gun?  That's Mothergunship. 

 
 
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How do I get better at Fortnite?

This is an honest and genuine question. I have only now started to play Fortnite with the advent of Season 5. I haven't even played many battle royale games at all, really. I've played some Fortnite in squads back when it was new ...

 
 
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Monster Hunter: World PC release date (and DRM) revealed

Monster Hunter: World now officially has a Steam page and a release date: August 9. That's real soon! The store page also lists the recommended and minimum system requirements, mirroring the leaked list. All of this can also be re...

 
 
 
 

POLL!! I have way more time to play games this summer, and I want to finish one of the following: Metal Gear Solid 2 (and probably 3), OR Chrono Trigger. Vote by upvoting a comment and make your argument by replying!!


 
 
 

I'm computer chair shopping!! Any suggestions???

 
 
 

Am I the only one who thinks the Runner games have gotten exponentially worse with each iteration? Playing the third one now and there's almost nothing to enjoy about it anymore...

 
 


About Patrick Hancockone of us since 1:38 PM on 08.24.2011

During the day, he teaches high school kids about history. At night he kicks their butts in competitive games like Rocket League, Dota 2, Overwatch, and Counter-Strike.

Disclosure: I've personally backed Double Fine Adventure, Wasteland 2, Dead State, SPORTSFRIENDS, Torment: Tides of Numera, STRAFE, and The Binding of Isaac: Four Souls. I have previously written for AbleGamers.com and continue to support them whenever possible (like HumbleBundle).

Feel free to hit me up at patrick]at[destructoid.com, or at @therealhancock

Xbox LIVE:Sonci
PSN ID:venusaurus
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