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What if your real-life career was a JRPG job?

On Friday, the highly anticipated Octopath Traveler for Nintendo Switch finally launched, capping off what has been a long and exhaustive road from reveal to release. The game has a lot going for it, much of which ties it to the JRPGs of ou...

 
 
 
 
 
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What rides would you put in a Sega theme park?

When the weather is balls-sticking-to-the-side-of-your-leg hot, it can only mean one thing: summer is here. That means trips to the beach, AC running all day and night, the best summer blockbusters, and trips to the many theme parks around ...

 
 
 
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Celebrating the mooks that rose from underdogs to champions

In video games, not all characters are created equal. Many exist for the primary purpose of serving as generic obstacles, fodder that any half-decent player will overcome by the dozen. It’s a sad truth in digital worlds ruled by stati...

 
 
 
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Emulating the language of motherhood in NieR: Automata

Motherhood fascinates me. I’m an only child raised by a single mom. Her constant support, alongside my grandmother and aunts, created a web of matriarchal love throughout my childhood (this totally includes embracing my video game hab...

 
 
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Which Overwatch hero should get their own stand-alone game?

This would have been a good weekly Destructoid Discusses topic three weeks ago. Three weeks ago, we were in the throes of the Overwatch second anniversary celebration. Three weeks ago, I was sitting squarely at level 10. Today, I'm lev...

 
 
 
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Tony Hawk's Underground is pretty cool for a teenager

[It's Go Skateboarding Day! And to celebrate, we're publishing this story about Tony Hawk's Underground. It was originally meant to run on the game's thirteenth birthday, but somehow got lost in our CMS. Two years later, here it is. Fuck Er...

 
 
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Phantom Menace is easily the worst sequel ever made

When I first began thinking about the worst sequel ever made, my mind actually instantly jumped to X-Men Origins: Wolverine. That movie was bad from head to toe for a litany of reasons that I was going to expand upon, but it's not a bad seq...

 
 
 
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The E3 2018 Dumbstructoid Awards

Right now, I'm overcome with an immense feeling of joy. I'm happy, content even, because after seven, long days of running around the crowded hallways of the Los Angeles Convention Center and sleeping in an apartment so cold Ice Man would a...

 
 
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Ranking the best Pixar movies (and Cars 2 I guess...)

I've been a fan of Pixar for most of my life. Whenever Pixar gets around to making a new movie, whether it's an original movie or a sequel, there are a few things you can be certain of. It's going to make a fortune at the box office, i...

 
 
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The dark and tortured history of Mario in Super Smash Bros.

Something is clearly wrong. I'm as excited as the next guy for Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, but there's clearly something disturbing going on here. Mario, our usually affable plumber friend, has gone insane. When the box art dropped for t...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A guide to healthy F2P gaming habits

I don’t criticize freemium games because I want them to suffer. On the contrary, much like my pal Jason, I believe that it’s wonderful to have the opportunity to play games without taking any immediate financial risks. I love th...

 
 
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Carnage rage quits E3

I spent a good portion of E3 with Jon Carnage. That Carnage fella didn't quite care for the offerings at E3, so he rage quit and went on a journey with Daedelus. It's not that bad of a tradeoff, with Daedelus being the greatest DJ in the w...

 
 




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Lost in Harmony"So long, Space Cowboy"

 

Sorry to Bother You"What you think it will be, and somehow more"

 

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Chris Hovermale

Now is not a great time for me to get addicted to another mobile game so why did I download Soccer Spirits?

 
Seymour

Not sure if Destructoids taking requests on features, but a very small though welcome addition would be holding down the FAP counter for multiple FAPs instead of clicking it one by (picture unrelated, but eye-catching! /MegaTen memes)

 
JcDent

Straight into the soft bits!

 
Gimic300

Never really been a horror fan (ignore the avatar), but watched the VVitch Great fuckin Want to delve more into quality Thinking Rosemarys Baby next, maybe Slither soon as Recommendations?

 
RiffRaff

Whats your favorite catharsis game or genre? I like the old GoW trilogy or Warriors games because I can mindlessly mash buttons and watch the carnage unfold on So relaxing!

 
Alphadeus

Im going to try to begin work on Songs for Gamers DLC Pack 04, the final pack I have a list of people that expressed interest in a song, and I will reach out to If there are any openings, Ill let you guys Have a good day :)

 
PhilKenSebben

Im so tired and Day off commences in 7

 
JcDent

Hadnt this shit this funny since Brass Eye did Pedogeddon

 
Boxed Swine

What did the sausage say during its interrogation? Do your

 
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A plane even a mother wouldnt And yes, Im reinstalling Warthunder to defeat the specter of Actually Doing Something

 
 

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