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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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Heroes of the Storm team: 'We don't see any end in sight'

Heroes of the Storm has been down in the past, but not out. As someone who has played it nearly every week since its alpha, it's very hard to actually call it "down" actually. Although Blizzard unceremoniously declared that it was winding d...

 
 
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Belated(?) E3 predictions of 202X!

Is this late or is it too early? With the lack of an E3 this year, we're currently being drip-fed scattered live streams and announcements. Understandable in the face of 2020 being an utter hellscape. Still, it doesn't mean we can't look to...

 
 
 
 
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Sega is turning 60 so let's name our favorite Sega games

I remember the console wars of the early '90s quite well. Those commercials and the ads in magazines, all trying to convince the youths of the world that either Sega or Nintendo was better than its competitor. We were a Nintendo household r...

 
 
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Revisiting the isolated world of Fragile Dreams

With each passing day, with each horrific new milestone met in the COVID-19 pandemic, I wonder about how future generations will learn about this era in history. I think back to my education on the Spanish Flu and, outside of the monumental...

 
 
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CJ and Holmes disagree: Should E3 stay dead?

[CJ and Holmes Disagree is a series where Destructoid Features editor CJ Andriessen and washed-up Dtoid Show host Jonathan Holmes disagree about video games. Who will you agree or disagree with?] I'll never forget my first E3. It started wi...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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The eternal influence of Twin Peaks

Thirty years ago today, peak television was born. ABC, a second-place network at the time mostly known for family-friendly dramas and comedies, took a gamble on an unusual crime drama about murder and secrets in the Pacific Northwest. Mark ...

 
 
 
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A very Animal Crossing engagement story

[Author's note: This is a community blog I wrote almost eight years ago. With only days away from the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and only a week away from our ninth wedding anniversary, it seemed fitting to revisit this story...

 
 
 
 
 
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Chris Carter's personal picks for Game of the Year 2019

2019 has come and gone, and it's time to remember it with some of my favorite games of the year. In case you're wondering, that's not 2017's NieR: Automata in the header. It's Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers' NieR-themed raid. Yeah, FFXIV...

 
 




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Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part One"Ripping and tearing into the season pass"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 7"Something to distract you from 2020"

 

Pumpkin Jack"Jack be nimble, Jack's a dick"

 

The Red Lantern"The Alaskan Trail"

 

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout"Stop all the downloadin'"

 

Nioh 2: Darkness in the Capital"Two words: Izuna Drop"

 

Star Wars Squadrons"Need someone disintegrated? Get me integrated"

 

Torchlight III"An oversimplified sequel"

 

Super Mario Bros. 35"Limited limited-time fun"

 
 
 

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Plissken

My wife laughed when she saw where I placed the Mission

 
TheLimoMaker

Just call a booty call with a honey bee a Honey, Nut,

 
Vadicta

Next up is DEAD KIDS!!! Sounds like my kind of

 
taterchimp

Just for funsies

 
WILFoftheblues

I think its time for a mini life Im almost done with school and Ive managed to keep straight As so I have one more module after the one Im in and Im Woot! I start training for my new job (more in comments)

 
TurboKill

So I found the same TV deal at Best Buy and they properly delivered The TV is I dont have a PS5 yet, so I tested it with the next best cat for

 
Whispering Willow

I did the vote last It was that or the People were crying six months ago they hadnt been to the salon in I dont want to be that close to people so maybe Ill go for Shanoa It will take about six or seven

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

This channel does a lot of neat video essays about Cowboy Bebop and other shows! Its pretty interesting food for

 
SamNN

I know I´m very late to the I heard its great but didnt expect this level of fucked upness! I am feeling a similar kind of excitement playing this like RE1 back in the I´m a stay inside and finish

 
kevlarmonkey

Surprised there arent any jokes about the Xbox fridge being quieter than the PS5 yet

 
 

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