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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?

I'll never forget my first E3. It started with Nick Chester, Aaron Linde, Chad Concelmo, Tiff Chow, Dale North, and I'm sure some other folks I'm blanking on (sorry folks) all piled into a hotel room, planning for the start of the show the ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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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Here are Destructoid's most anticipated games of 2020

Twenty-twenty may be a defining year for the video game industry. This fall, we'll see new consoles from Sony and Microsoft arriving at a time of technological convergence. We may still have gaming devices tethered to our televisions, but a...

 
 
 
 
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Josh Tolentino's personal picks for Game of the Year 2019

2019 sure was a year, and if I do say so myself, it felt like a pretty strong one for games. Strong enough that I actually had genuine trouble just narrowing down the entries that stuck out in my mind, where usually the struggle is in bendi...

 
 
 
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These are the best new video game characters from 2019

Let's get this out of the way: no other new character from 2019 is as memorable and charming as that horrible goose from Untitled Goose Game. Honestly, there is no better representation of the collective mood than that goose. It's become a ...

 
 
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The most woefully under-exposed Switch eShop games of 2019

When Nintendo first entered the fray of online storefronts with the Wii Shop Channel, you were lucky to get one great game a month on the service. The scarcity of high-profile, critically acclaimed titles helped standouts like World of Goo,...

 
 
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Why Early Access is a particularly good time to play Hades

Hades feels alive in a way that previous Supergiant games have not. Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre were all created and released to the world; Hades, however, continues construction. Instead of creating a world to be released all at once, th...

 
 
 
 




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Dangus Taargus

Oh man should I buy Xenoblade Ed? My Switch backlog is short right now: Shovel Knight KoC (cant get into this one), and last two games in the Mana With Deadly Premonition done I need a new big boy game and that handheld

 
indigit4l

This is such a good jam and its been an earworm of mine lately, even though its like a year

 
homeoftheblues

Wow this is some interesting Sony lost a court case in Australia over a refund

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Mail It took 6 months, but its finally here!!

 
Exber

Believing in this since

 
Electric Reaper

These fucking cops belong in prison for attacking peaceful It is long overdue to demilitarize the police, retrain them to actually respect civil rights, and hold them accountable for their many

 
Hakkurei

This is probably one of their best

 
taterchimp

Mother of god

 
Flegma

So I watched a YT movie review on Gunhed (that gave its name to Blazing Lazers in Rather than Elerium, Unobtanium the English version Texmexium?

 
 

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