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A monotonous retail job could make for a rad rhythm game

Most career-based games set out to either emulate a job to a T or build upon their most interesting tasks. For instance, American Truck Simulator sets out to simulate a delivery truck driver's experience as accurately as possible. Game Dev ...

 
 
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Dating sims are the most hilarious April Fools' game genre

My favorite kind of April Fools’ joke is where developers create mock-ups for products so ridiculous they’ll probably never exist. It's even better when they actually release that product and it ends up being great! In the video...

 
 
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Ni No Kuni II's storytelling doesn't stick the landing

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is one of those sequels that is unanimously considered good, but less so than its phenomenal predecessor, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (or Dominion of the Dark Djinn if you count the Japan-only, Ninte...

 
 
 
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Kingdom Hearts III's Disney worlds, ranked

Before we start, I want to make it clear right out of the gate this post discusses various plot elements from Kingdom Hearts III. Specifically, the Disney arcs. Since a part of this involves inferring the relevance these have on later ...

 
 
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Dragalia Lost's limited-time events burned me out hard

It says a lot about the weary nature of gacha games that I’ve stepped back on my relatively idealistic outlook towards them in such little time. I was already wary of them even while trying to remain relatively optimist...

 
 
 
 
 
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Pokemon's single-player battles are aging poorly

I’ve grown increasingly exhausted of Pokémon with each generation, despite feeling the games are improving overall. From Gold through Pearl, I had unyielding optimism to "catch ‘em all" and excessively grind my team up fo...

 
 
 
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The Yakuza team could make a pretty rad Chibi-Robo game

After Star Fox Zero flopped, I feared that Nintendo was going to leave the beloved space shooter series in the dust. So when I saw that Star Fox would have a major cameo in Ubisoft's Starlink, I was pleasantly surprised. It’s a far cr...

 
 
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MMOs would benefit from more playable furries

Ever since I started blogging on Destructoid, I’ve not bothered to keep it a secret that I’m part of the furry fandom. I mean, yeah, it’s weird to say I like pretending to be a giant moth man with extraneous kaiju-like fea...

 
 
 
 
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The DC Extended Universe needs to die

I remember back in 2013 when Man of Steel came out. It was meant to be the big return of the Blue Boyscout to theatres after 2006's groan-worthy Superman Returns. After its release, people were split on whether or not Man of Steel was a goo...

 
 
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It's time to pray for Chibi-Robo

[This piece was originally published in 2015. In light of recent rumors about the next Nintendo Direct and an ensuing eyebrow-raising tweet from Nintendo of America today, it just felt right to revive it. -Jordan] Chibi-Robo is a refugee fr...

 
 
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Kevin Mersereau's Top Five Games of 2017

It’s officially the year 2018 and not a whole lot has changed so far. I’m still a bald, broke, and excessively sweaty college student with an unhealthy obsession for video games. Luckily, that means I actually took the time to p...

 
 
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Christmas games that aren't Christmas games

Quite shamefully, I only saw Die Hard for the first time two years ago, in December and in a packed movie theatre. It was only then that I could fully appreciate the classic argument that rages about the film. No, not whether Hans Gruber is...

 
 
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Persona might have the formula for the perfect X-Men game

X-Men has been one of Marvel's biggest properties for a long time, and not just in comic books. Before the days of the MCU, Marvel actually seemed to enjoy putting X-Men on a pedestal. The mutant team had a character almost everyone could r...

 
 
 
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Opinion: Vivendi needs to stop

Before I get started on my long-winded tangent down below, let me go over the basic events that inspired it. Vivendi is currently trying to decide if a Ubisoft takeover is even worth it. I've always assumed, like most sane individuals, that...

 
 
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Falling in and out of love with E3

Let's take a few minutes to talk about the most horrible thing that's happened to anyone ever. Like, ever-ever. A snail bit my uncle's wiener off, and even that wasn't as horrible as the worst thing that's ever happened to me. But before I ...

 
 




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dephoenix

Hey so it’s time for yet another CYOA-esque series of Like the last two times I’ll be asking for some prompts in the comments, so if you feel like it leave me some BUMP #1 for you night owls

 
Lynx Amali

I heard some real interesting rumors over the Makes me wonder how long til it implodes like the old

 
Tricerapops

Happy Fathers Just an idea of how much sleep I got between yesterday and Edit: I should mention that I made it all the way to work before I even noticed

 
Parismio

#darksiders69

 
Rad Party God

As if Shin Godzilla wasnt terrifying enough as it is, there were a few deleted scenes that got disturbingly close to the victims and Godzillas flesh chunks with fucking teeth and Also it must be a lot of fun to be an extra for a disaster

 
indigit4l

Mutant Year After prologue, it got Changed to normal Cant do Charming game, I actually lold, but like XCOM the RNG sucks! Who needs this Refund

 
Goemar

Finished Gato that ending huh?

 
Shoggoth2588

A part of me is mildly, morbidly curious to try the Fallout 76 free trial thing but I feel like that would be rewarding Bethesda for the bad behavior that Fallout 76 just in It looks like the BR element is bad

 
Electric Reaper

The Fathers Day wallpaper on Roku devices is just A diamond patterned sweater vest and They need to stop overriding the wallpaper I want to

 
 

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