dark        
 
 

#Destructoid Originals


 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: P.T.

Released unceremoniously in 2014 as a teaser for an unnamed horror game, the "Playable Teaser," as it would later be known, quickly became one of the most discussed gaming experiences of the year.  The premise is relatively simple but ...

 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: Pokemon Go

I remember the first time my mom mentioned Pokémon Go. The game had just had its awful, broken launch, but it worked pretty well in the remote area she lived in. She called to ask me about it because all of the employees at her store...

 
 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: Fortnite

Fortnite is a latecomer to this decade, only really breaking out in the halcyon days of last year once it became clear that Epic had something lasting on its hands, and not another also-ran riding PUBG's coattails.  Looking back, it fe...

 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: Minecraft

It's hard to say what the gaming landscape would look like today if Infiniminer never existed. The game, developed by Zach Barth, presented players with a randomly generated world filled with voxel blocks they were supposed to break fo...

 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: Stardew Valley

Simulation games mean a hell of a lot to me. Ever since a young age, no matter what was going on in my life, I could lose myself in a good simulator. The Sim series hooked me quickest of all, particularly some of the more out-there marvels ...

 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: Grand Theft Auto V

A single game with staying power is a difficult achievement to obtain in this industry. With dozens of titles launching each week, most of them in the Switch eShop, the spotlight tends to move quickly as new hits surpass the current crop of...

 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: The Walking Dead

Over the decades, games and ideas come and go. At the end of last decade, plastic instrument music games were riding high, but these days they're all but gone. Today, hero shooters and battles royale are the hot ticket, but who knows how lo...

 
 
 photo

The Games that Defined the Decade: Overwatch

[Editor's Note: What a decade this has been. It's too soon to say how it will compare to those before it, but the past 10 years have been phenomenal for the video game industry. We've seen the meteoric rise of the indie devel...

 
 
 photo

Happy N7 Day :(

I've written this story three times now. I'm so tired of writing it, and not because I've run out of words to write. I'm tired because it's emotionally draining to eulogize something that was spectacular before turning so unfathomably not-s...

 
 
 photo

Six sick sects: The most unholy games of 2019

Halloween is a weird one. Once considered a Pagan holiday that celebrated the connection between the world of the living and the dark worlds of hell, it's morphed into a celebration of being benignly "bad" in a variety of ways. If being hol...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 photo

Destructoid's top 10 Nintendo 3DS games (Part 2)

Writing a "Top 10 Best 3DS Games" post, in a way, is like writing an obituary for a console. We talk about how long it's been around, the big successes it had in life, and the loved ones it leaves behind. In the case of a gaming device, the...

 
 
 photo

Destructoid's top 10 Nintendo 3DS games (Part 1)

There are still many years in its lifecycle to go, but it's pretty obvious right now the Switch is going to be one of the most successful, if not the most successful, products Nintendo has ever invented. It's selling at breakneck speed...

 
 
 
 
 
 photo

The casualties of WoW Classic's battle for authenticity

The year is 2019. The Amazon is on fire (the one with the trees), Disney owns Spider-Man, and World of Warcraft is coming out again. Well, not exactly. When vanilla WoW launched, Martha Stewart was convicted of a felony, Facebook had just l...

 
 
 photo

The Not-So-Wonderful Games of Oz

MGM's The Wizard of Oz should have been a disaster. After the release and subsequent success of Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the studio sought its own potential hit film to be adapted from a children's book. In 1938, ...

 
 
 photo

What's the 'best' worst game of all time?

Bad games have been a blight upon the world for as long as video games have been around. Most likely, they always will be. From broken or bland design to poor technical execution, there are many ways a potentially good game can go bad and a...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries"Mech, mech, goose"

 

Tools Up"Good bones"

 

Shovel Knight: King of Cards"Also, some thoughts on Showdown"

 

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey"'Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide'"

 

Darksiders Genesis"Revelation 3:1 says, 'loot thy dungeons'"

 

Heroland"Save the day (for a nominal fee)"

 

Import SD Gundam G Generation Genesis"Nu Gundam isn't just for show!"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Chris Moyse

I could harp on about yesterday, but it will do no I just know I feel worse today than I have in decades, and its impossible not to look out the window and just see The Enemy Im a mess, and I dont know if I can pull it back, tbh

 
Shinkz

Im glad I didnt stay awake for that shit show and watched the VOD at the At least we got precious Ikumi, wholesome Regi and that awesome Muppets Goose ALSO MAGIC! YALL LIKE MAGIC RIGHT?! HERES SOME MORE MAGIC FOR YOU! MAGIC!

 
TheLimoMaker

Cant wait to watch my favourite Christmas movie tonight

 
Marcel Hoang

Good to see Promise Nothing, Deliver Less lives on with The Game Awards

 
Boxman214

If the next Xbox pictures are accurate to scale, then it literally will not fit in my entertainment If it cant fit in my entertainment center, guess what Im not buying and putting in my entertainment center!

 
Goemar

Apart from Wolf 2 and Hellblade 2 (which is annoyingly an Xbox did anything exciting happen?

 
able to think

The game awards made me miserable through most of it so thats Now its 12:30 and I wake up for work at

 
Seymour

> mfw Wolf Among Us 2

 
Dere

The game awards taking a page out of my sex Ending with awkward disappointment

 
Shibboletho

Nothing hyped me more than the Cyberpunk 2077 soundtrack

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT