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Review: YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG is, as the title implies, a turn-based RPG that centers around a group of hipsters from the year 1999. A lot of its presentation is based around a mixture of 90s nostalgia and attempts to subvert genre conventions by ...

 
 
 
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Switch Port Report: Abzu

Four years ago, I was in dire straits as a Wii U owner. The console was flopping, Nintendo couldn't move units, and developers who all seemed to be on board at the beginning were nowhere to be seen. Many, many quality experiences passed me ...

 
 
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Sluggish Morss looks like a surreal claymation mind melter

Sluggish Morss: Pattern Circus is the kind of thing that I never would have even thought to want before setting eyes on its trailer, but now I can't stop thinking about it. According to creator Jack King-Spooner, "every scene and character ...

 
 
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Wear Destructoid shirts without pants at a science museum

Somebody just asked us if we had Destructoid shirts. Why yes, we do! There's hoodies and some other nonsense on sale at Ye Olde Destructoid Shoppe. 100% of profits go towards the artists and overpriced airline beer, as we all get ready to f...

 
 
 
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Getting upper: Graffiti sim Kingspray looks dope

Folks are sculpting some badass 3D art with the virtual reality painting application Tilt Brush, but what about folks who need a lil more edge in their lives rather than something that looks like it should be scored by Passion Pit (I love ...

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto V looks amazing in miniature

If you thought "tilt-shift" photography was just a twee trend of the moment a few years ago and you'd actually be surprised to see it name checked today, well, you're not wrong, even if the technique existed long before its time as an inte...

 
 
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Get flipped on with this awesome Undertale pancake

Today is the most important day. Christmas go screw itself and New Year can piss off because today is the most wonderful time of the year: it’s Pancake Day. Whether you’re religious or not, today’s a day where you can gor...

 
 
 
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GameBarcodes distill games down frame by frame

A couple weeks ago an imgur page was floating around the Internet showing various films with each frame reduced to its average color and represented as a single vertical line in what turn out to be often vibrant barcodes. This is not exactl...

 
 
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The dialogue in Fallout 4 is so much better as farts

Some evil genius decided to completely redo all the voice dialogue in Fallout 4, only instead of words he uses fart sounds. Bethesda spent years writing and recording this dialogue, while this person made it better in just over a week. ...

 
 
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Expect to see a lot more Bob Ross on Twitch.tv

Bob Ross taking Twitch by storm was one of the weirdest things to happen in gaming this year. One of the calmest, gentlest presenters ever, having his entire thirty season art show shown in full on a site normally known for gaming and &ldqu...

 
 
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Splatoon concept art reveals urinal warp zones

A 320-page Splatoon art book was recently released in Japan and it's chock full of never-before-seen images and notes about the game's production. A lot of it is the kind stuff you might expect to see in a book of this type, though a small ...

 
 
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Giant Street Fighter graffiti towers over Tokyo

E. Honda is big in Japan thanks to German graffiti artist Andreas von Chrzanowski, known as CASE. CASE is known for his big art and his latest towering piece is so different, as he spent a day last week painting this 12 story Street Fighter...

 
 
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Twitch ditches gaming-only, launches Twitch Creative

Twitch has been strict in the past about its content being gaming-only, locking out streamers using PlayStation 4 title The Playroom to create non-video-game-related television shows. With the recent beta of Twitch Music and today's announc...

 
 
 
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Review: Shelter 2

Underneath the vision of all but the most observant of people lay the secret lives of the animal kingdom. From the meekest field mouse to the mighty lion, each is born into a world of hardship and violence, where merely surviving is the ult...

 
 
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Elegy for a Dead World makes a game out of writing fanfiction

One of the great things about games today is that we are seeing new ideas in addition to the tried and true shooters and platformers. Elegy for a Dead World has one of those ideas, and it will be interesting to watch how it turns out. Eleg...

 
 
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Even more characters in that classic Bubble Bobble style

Well, my Monday is off to a good start. Yours will be too, if you liked Paul Robertson's Taito-style pixel art series. It continues with another hundred characters, viewable below. Without a doubt, my favorite this time around is the Cacode...

 
 




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Gamingnerd

Just bought 192 DOGE after waking up to the coin soaring in price from 7 cents to 13 see how this turns

 
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After 30 hours in Octopath Kind of over Its disappointing that the tales dont intertwine more than just being in the same

 
TheBlondeBass

Played 4k60 Yakuza Kiwami 2 yesterday on the new PC, felt good after not being able to proceed with the series for a while due to performance These games are soooo good

 
Snaileb

Thanks to everyone for the job advice, sorry I didnt reply to I hate Anywho I got the engineering job, Im sitting in my office drafting blueprints and after 15 years it came back like a lightning Thanks again everyone!

 
medicamecanica

The new ps5 update makes it so you can set hdr to only when I ran into games like trails of cold steel where they were looking real bad on ps5 unless I manually turned it

 
Parismio

Someone get him a blanket!

 
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Im late to the party with Ghost of Tsushima but Im just in love with the What style of play did you go for? I find myself steering hard away from the stealth because the samurai fantasy is just

 
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Got the DLC for a Hat In Time on ps4 and decided to get 40time pieces,I thought I didnt do much in the game but actualy only had 3 time pieces back to the game has reminded me how nice the controls and movement feel in this

 
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Dino Crisis is finally on the soundtracks

 
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If you fancy watching a murder by words, this was just brutal (and brilliant) to watch

 
 

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