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The Great Retro Quiz! Reboot: The games of 2016

I hope everyone had a great holiday, whatever you choose to celebrate. Myself, I was drifting in and out of a food coma all day yesterday, though I did manage to complete a jigsaw puzzle with my in-laws.  Some of you long-time Destruct...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is partnering with Scrap to make a Zelda escape room

The fanboy in me is going crazy over this, so let me take a few deep breaths.....Nintendo is partnering up with Scrap to hold an event called "Defenders of the Triforce." This event involves taking The Legend of Zelda and creating an escape...   read

 
 
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Giveaway - PAX Australia 2016 passes!

So there is this little thing called PAX Australia taking place in Melbourne on Nov. 4 - 6, 2016. Now there also was this awesome cat who worked here named Kyle. Add these two things together and what do you get? I don't know...   read

 
 
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WHAT IF POKEMON WERE ALSO GARFIELDS???

The world's greatest living artist has revealed himself. His name is Shawn Bowers and he is creating the most important artwork of a generation by drawing the classic Pokemon you know and love, but if they were also Garfields. Here's the th...   read

 
 
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Kiryu is the best dad in Yakuza 6

Haruka has had her hands full in the years between Yakuza 5 and 6. According to a leak from Famitsu, it looks like Yakuza 6 will see Kiryu looking after Haruka's son. Before you ask, he is not the father...or maybe that is just what they wa...   read

 
 
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Criminally slept-on Jazzpunk is coming to PS4 as a Director's Cut

Please enjoy what a video game trailer can be. Remember when David Lynch directed PS2 commercials? Either just show a shit ton of gameplay, or make something cool enough to stand on its own, I say. It doesn't have to be obtuse, either. Rem...   read

 
 
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Dishonored 2 still looks amazing as hell

The last Dishonored 2 trailer out of QuakeCon was Corvo-heavy, which is fine, if you're into that sort of thing. That's fine, no judgment. Some of my best friends are Corvo. But this gamescom trailer shifts the focus back to the other prot...   read

 
 
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Video: Mr. Destructoid's free tacos from Hell

[A personal favorite, relive this classic Golden Destructoid Moment from 2009 - Niero] Last week, EA sent Nick Chester $200 to test Destructoid's greed as part of their "Circle of Hell" campaign to promote Dante’s Inferno.&...   read

 
 
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Oh hell yeah I want to play a beautiful game starring a cat

I stumbled on "HK Project" today, though the development blog has seen intermittent (or intermittens or interkittent) updates since October. And the "cat adventure video game, developed by Koola & Viv" sounds right up my alley (cat). Yo...   read

 
 
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Nintendo celebrates Mario Day today, March 10

You know how people make up dumb holidays all the time, and some of them stick? Like you're out at work and someone says "hey why aren't you wearing black, it's talk like a pirate day?" (that actually happened to me once). Yeah, that kind o...   read

 
 


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Fabular looks fabulous

God, that headline is such a gimme it's disgusting. This is like when Steph Curry gets a pass behind the three point line so unexpectedly wide open he hesitates, dribbles a couple times, and nails it. On pace for 400 ya'll.  And like ...   read

 
 
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Watch this blind gamer beat The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Terry Garrett has been playing The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time since 2011, and five years later (with long breaks in between) he has finally managed to finish the game. Oh yeah, did I mention he's blind? Garrett has adapted his own met...   read

 
 
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No Friday plans? How about a Hot Date (with a dog)

I covered and played the heck out of the MERCILESS pug speed dating sim Hot Date when it was released this summer, but maybe you didn't. So already we're doing good: reminding you of a cool game you could be playing right now! But wait, the...   read

 
 
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Look who's coming to Thanksgiving dinner (spoiler: it's Chad Concelmo)

It's been long enough since Chad Concelmo left Destructoid that we probably have some readers now who aren't familiar with the most amazing features editor/perpetual teenager/fragrance mogul to grace our pages. If you don't know him, read t...   read

 
 
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Animal crossover: Oh my god KK Slider covering Outkast

Hey, what are you doing right now? Fuck you, because it's not as cool as what I'm doing right now, which is listening to KK Slider covering Outkast's "Hey Ya!" Now I'm listening to KK Slider doing Johnny Cash's "Hurt." Get on my level. By v...   read

 
 
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New Rain World footage justifies the title

I melt every time I see a new set of gifs for Rain World or even a picture of a Slugcat. But for all my cooing and fawning, I have to admit I don't really know much about the game. Other than the exploration and puzzle elements we've ...   read

 
 
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Hot Date is a MERCILESS pug speed dating sim

Dates are sweet. The fruit. Dating? Hit or miss. So many games with dating elements boil down to easy win conditions, wooing success. It's very easy to pick out what you're supposed to say to these fake, digital people to make them love you...   read

 
 
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Ico showed Bloodborne's Hidetaka Miyazaki the 'possibilities of the medium'

Simon Parkin got a rare interview with From Software president, Demon's Souls and Bloodborne creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and it is fascinating stuff, charting Miyazaki's dramatic career change at age 29 (and equally dramatic 80% pay cut). Aft...   read

 
 
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The best thing I saw at PAX was not on the show floor

Let me set the scene: Day 1 of PAX has come to a close, or at least the show floor has. My friends and I have just finished dinner and are on our way back into the convention center to check out the Super Smash Bros. tournament. As we'...   read

 
 
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A new Tetris Grandmaster has been born

Kevin Birrell, who goes by the alias of KevinDDR, has joined the few, the proud, the Tetris Grandmasters. He is only the sixth person in the world to ever accomplish this feat, which should already give you an idea as to how ridiculous...   read

 
 
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More Slugcat gifs? More Slugcat gifs

What's that? You didn't get enough Rain World gifs this week? What's that? Timmy is trapped in a well, rehabbing from that awkward back spasm in mop up? What's that? Old Man Tim is going to be lights out tonight in his stead? What's th...   read

 
 
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Slugcat gifs? Slugcat gifs

It's been a while since I've espoused my love for Rain World. It looks even smoother in this interesting Kickstarter update, as the game has transitioned to Unity. The update is a good read, but if you're just here for the gifs, well, I fee...   read

 
 
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Battle Chef Brigade looks like the actual best game

I love cooking, as you hopefully well know. The initial inspiration for A la cartridge was Iron Chef, though it ended up something completely different. And so here is a game that speaks tenderly to my soul. Battle Chef Brigade, now d...   read

 
 
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Using a coin, some tarot cards, and a Magic 8-Ball to make E3 2014 predictions

[Dtoid community darling Handy channels a most AMAZING ex-Dtoid staff member in his E3 predictions post. Want to see your own blog appear on our front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] For many years, Chad Concelmo wowed us with hi...   read

 
 
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More beautiful game-inspired woodblock prints you can buy

We've shown off Jed Henry's Japanese woodblock renditions of game characters before. I'm still in love with that original Samus one. But Henry's catalog is growing, to my wallet's growing concern. Shadow of the Colossus, Final Fantasy VI, K...   read

 
 


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Vadicta

It would be kind of interesting if Nintendo developed a cell phone style headset for the Switch that you snap the tablet into for a cheap pseudo-VR

 
Torchman

Accurate depiction of Torch waking up earlier than usual to get into a new sleep cycle for his job next

 
Isuma

What if the Echoes in FE Echoes - Shadows of Valentia is actually a cue to more echoes of the past (remakes) being made? Wouldnt that be awesome to know?

 
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I considered returning to LoL Until I watched a friend playing and saw the words garbage, nig**, motherf* and similar getting spammed in the Holy macaroni, screw that community, I dont want to return to that toxic wasteland never

 
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Happy Feet The 2nd best thing to lick after inner

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Happy Hopefully-Safe-For-Work Shuten Douji Friday!! Since youve all been good boys and girls and inanimate objects, Ill put up another one later today

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Cant wrap my head around hating music because of the generation who listened to it or when it came In Overwatch, asked what people were listening to & said I was listening to Off The Wall for first time in a few not DAD

 
Shinkz

Its slowly getting The coin door and framing are back from the powder Im glad I went with black and white to match my Its looking super sexy with the black wood vinyl and white New locks installed too!

 
Morpho

Beat Final Fantasy XV weeks ago at 25 hours, thinking I was done with Because of the Aranea glitch, I have restarted the game and logged in an additional 34 Id hate to see it end, but my heart belongs to Velvet when Tales of Berseria

 
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I just did mah furst evah Cblog Recap, be gentle with Thanks to the Cblog team for the opportunity x

 

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