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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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Area man crochets for 800 hours, makes massive Mario blanket

I'm not sure what's more impressive: the blanket, the fact that he put 800 hours of painstaking detail into it, or that this took six and a half years of on-and-off production before it was complete. It measures 2.2 x 1.8 funnymaths, and wa...

 
 
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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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What would you say if bae's mom gave you this blanket?

After a hard day at the office all a gamer really wants to do is go home, kick off their shoes, and cuddle with evil reborn on console. Right? This redditor writes: "My girlfriend's mom doesn't know anything about gaming but made me a quilt...

 
 
 
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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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Super Mario Maker 2"I miss the stylus"

 

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Dr. Mario World"Dr. Feelgood microtransactions"

 
 
 

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Do yall think I could get 2k for my Steam profile? Absolute lowest I could go is

 
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Hulk has no time for games

 
TurboKill

Wait, so the auto run feature in Switch games is actually just a defect? I was wondering why the auto run only worked in two

 
Alex Heat

I want to believe in a future where theres a Darkstalkers game that looks as good as Guilty Gear

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Ps4 stopped turning on Its the exact same issue I had 3 months ago that magically fixed I hope Im that lucky I really dont want to buy a new one (or spend nearly as much on repairs) so close to the arrival of the next

 
ScionVyse

Uh oh, Three Houses has I suppose the internet is going to only be spoilers from now

 
chlmera

There is nothing I hate more than driving at night while its raining

 
Kevin Mersereau

My friend sold his Switch (which is lame because now we can’t play games), but he also just gave me his Nintendo account to put on my console, so now I have Octopath, NSMBU Deluxe, The Messenger, Onimusha, and a bunch of other games!!!

 
Electric Reaper

So, the Steam release date is August 13, 2020? Got Starpoint Gemini 3 will probably release before

 
 

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