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I miss Miis

One of the lessons I hope to remember from this pandemic is to make the time to interact with others. I fancy myself a loner and have become accustomed to doing most everything without a friend or partner at my side. I go to the movies alon...

 
 
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Here are Destructoid's most anticipated games of 2021

It's that wonderful time of year when the gaming industry stops looking back at the year that's just ended and starts looking ahead to the next 12 months of exciting new titles and a myriad of sequels. Despite all the problems the world enc...

 
 
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55 'hidden gems' released on the Switch eShop in 2020

It feels like only yesterday I was booting up the Wii Shop Channel and seeing five, maybe even six games released that week. It wasn't though. That was all the way back in 2009, which is essentially a lifetime ago by game industry standards...

 
 
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Five games I wish everyone played in 2020

While not explicitly my "game of the year" list, what follows does actually include two of my top three games of the year. The rest? Incredible games that I genuinely think everyone should play. Games that appeal to those beyond their ...

 
 
 
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Josh Tolentino's personal picks for Game of the Year 2020

Here's a blast from the past: I began my 2019 Game of the Year rundown with the following phrase: "2019 sure was a year, and if I do say so myself, it felt like a pretty strong one for games." Oof. If 2019 was a year, then 2020. Was. A. God...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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How Hades rejects the illusion of isolation in 2020

Between pandemic lockdowns and uncontrollable fires changing the color of the sky, it’s easy to slip into the thrall of learned helplessness. Twenty-twenty has been suffocating, but playing Hades gave me a breadth of insight. We&rsquo...

 
 
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Hostages: The original Rainbow Six Siege

Now five years into its lifespan, Rainbow Six Siege is arguably more popular than it's ever been. After an admittedly stumbling debut, Ubisoft's intense multiplayer shooter has gone on to attract over 55 million registered players with its ...

 
 
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An autopsy of Epic Mickey

Have you ever heard an idea that you knew just couldn’t fail? Something so spectacular and creative, and yet so blatantly obvious, that there would be no way it could possibly end up as anything other than an absolute triumph? Back in...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Revisiting the infinite joy of Excitebots: Trick Racing

When we look back at the launch of the Nintendo Wii, there are a few titles that immediately come to mind. They're the ones that would go on to define the console throughout its lifespan. There’s Wii Sports, obviously, the pack-in tha...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Got five minutes? Watch us put together the LEGO NES set

When Nintendo and LEGO announced they were collaborating on a new product line featuring the Super Mario franchise, I wasn't exactly stoked for what they were going for. It's certainly innovative and reeks of Nintendo's desire to ...

 
 
 




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Hitman 3"Welcome to 2021"

 

Calico"Declawed"

 

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game - Complete Edition"We are Sex Bob-omb and we're here to watch Scott Pilgrim kick your teeth in"

 

Nioh 2: The First Samurai"Not quite the finale I was expecting"

 

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond"'AAA VR' isn't enough anymore"

 

Cyberpunk 2077"Keanu: 'Whoa?'"

 

Call of the Sea"This is my island in the sun"

 
 
 

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TheLimoMaker

Is this cursed?

 
Dango

Ill never find out if they saw through my bullshit or just wanted to see what the switch

 
Yue chan

Interview is in about 2 hours, wish me Send all the positive and good vibes my

 
Uncle Arena Fighter

My dad passed away in his sleep this The leadup has been a trial this past week; its both sad and relieving to see him Our relationship was odd, but he got me into games and movies, was a good talker, and beat his lifelong

 
Cathedral

If Star Wars didnt come out in 1977 and was being made now, which B-list actors would you choose for Luke, Leia, and Han?

 
FakePlasticTree

It has just come to my attention that Tetsuya Watari passed away back in He was the man who played Shintaro Kazama in every single Yakuza game since the original on Kinji Fukasaku made two films starring the man, more info in RIP

 
RiffRaff

Out of curiosity, do you all still preorder games? I do often and will continue to do Especially for indies where that early sales boost is a big boon to the I also find it convenient especially when shipping is

 
Just Aaron

Woo hoo! First time getting the featured comment! Feels like I`ve joined an exclusive club for the I wonder who has the world record for most featured My guess is Isay

 
Slimybear245

I thought this was a fan dub taking the piss out of the ainme(never watched it or heard of it before) but no seems to have been real and nothing like the Japense script at kinda entertaining mainly that the dialogue comes off so weird

 
Derpunkel

Got Like a Dragon as a (late) Christmas present! And theres room for another Ruy Ga Gotoku studio game on the

 
 

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