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The world is in need of a new platform mascot

Sonic. Conker. Aero. Gex. Jim. Banjo. Crash. Bubsy. Sparkster. Rocky. Awesome. Going into a game store in the 90s was like going into a zoo where the staff forced animals to go on wild and amazing adventures. Coming of age in the decade was...

 
 
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Is World 1-1 the greatest first level ever?

A great weight rests on the shoulders of the opening area of a game. Be it a level, a mission, or the first quest in a role-playing adventure, this zone, barring any opening cutscenes, marks the first time players will get to experience the...

 
 
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It's time for Professor Layton to reinvent itself

The video game industry is approaching middle-age. Since the days of Pong and the arcade scene, it’s grown into the gorilla it is today, bringing in billions of dollars from the many different platforms available to players. Some of t...

 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 
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Let's talk about games that redeemed their franchise

Until I started writing this week’s Destructoid Discusses piece, I didn’t realize just how many Rayman games there were. Seriously, look at this Wikipedia page. It’s not nearly as bad as Mario, but hell, Ubisoft sure threw...

 
 
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We need more games set in the Antiquities

I remember the first time I got my hands on God of War. Not the new game -- I'll get to that one in a second -- but the original title back on the PlayStation 2. I was in between housing at the time, one of the most frustrating months ...

 
 
 
 
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What book should be turned into a video game?

On the single shelf in my closet that houses all the novels, games, and movies that aren’t currently tucked away in storage boxes is a particularly thick, purple book. It’s H.G. Wells: Seven Novels, one of those big, colorful cl...

 
 
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Excite Truck is gaming's most underappreciated launch title

There is nothing more invigorating for the video game industry than the launch of a new console. It’s the one thing that brings developers, publishers, journalists, and fans together in absolute excitement for what is to come. It...

 
 
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What is your favorite bit of gaming fan service?

Writing about Super Smash Bros for an article covering fan service is a bit of a cop-out. The series is literally nothing but fan service. Since Melee, every Smash game has dived deeper and deeper into the history of Nintendo, pul...

 
 
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Kirby's coolest copy ability is clearly Doctor

We are a couple days out from the launch of Kirby Battle Royale, a game that could very well be Kirby’s final appearance on the Nintendo 3DS. It's a bit sad, like an end of an era, but the wait won't be too long for the pink puff...

 
 
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What is one game you know will never leave your backlog?

Last week I asked what everybody's gaming resolution for 2018 was and more than few Destructoid readers responded with some idea pertaining to their backlog. A backlog is something we likely all have and as we grow older and have to adjust ...

 
 
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What is your 2018 gaming resolution?

So... 2017 huh? Goddamn, have the last 12 months felt like they lasted six years to anyone else? So much has happened in 2017, too much to bother talking about here, but one of the good things to come out of it for me is I kept my gaming re...

 
 
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Let's share our favorite Christmas gaming memories

Growing up, before I got a job that gave me enough money to buy just about any game I wanted, Christmas was one of the two or three days a year I could look forward to getting a new game. My birthdays were pretty dependable on providing me ...

 
 
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What is the worst game you've ever played?

Since starting this weekly feature back in January, I’ve tried to keep things positive. There is so much negativity throughout gaming that the last thing we need is another article on a somewhat popular website throwing shade and tras...

 
 
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No DLC has been better than Burial at Sea: Episode 2

The whole Loot Box debacle that has rolled out of the past several weeks has been interesting to watch. It's wonderful to see gamers and game journalist coming together to fight the common enemy of publishers attempting to nickel-and-dime u...

 
 
 
 
 




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Detroit: Become Human"What if you already are?"

 

Dark Souls Remastered"Yeah, I'm prepared to die again"

 

Fahrenheit 451"Flame on!"

 

Runner3"Lets-a go"

 

I Hate Running Backwards"Why always running backwards?"

 

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Lul, raided my first Ho-oh today, got the Friends mad 😂

 
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Battle Chasers: Nightwar can be had for the Switch for $25 on It is currently temporarily out of stock, but you can still Im curious to hear what you guys think about the It looks great! Which version of the game is better? Bump

 
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The Expanse got picked up by Amazon! Hope this brightens someones day

 
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I got too drunk and bought Horizon Chase Turbo

 
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I got too drunk and bought Im gonna be in some shit

 
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TheLimoMaker

What is everyone else up to on this fine Saturday? Ill be out and about with the lady, probably playing some Warframe later this evening and maybe even some God of Also, congratulations Ireland, incredibly proud of that country right

 
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What Would Meek Do?

 
Oridan

Its saddening to see all the trolls crawling out of the woodwork on social media to celebrate the death of Totalbiscuit, but I wasnt expecting developers to join in on the An EA programmer did just Link in

 
 

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