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Contest: Win a 4-day pass for PAX East

Win a 4-day badge to PAX East in our latest contest! If you're going to be in Boston March 28-31, you might as well go to PAX East. What's this? Don't have passes? Well, you're in luck, because we do! Win a 4-day badge to PAX East from your...

 
 
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Contest: Win a three-day pass for PAX South

Get your PAX on with this contest for a free three-day pass for PAX South! Hey, what are you doing January 18-20? Other than celebrating my and Panda's birthday, of course. We'll be 32. Twinsies! So, what are you doing apart from that? If y...

 
 
 
 
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The Flame Con Adventures of Flixist Chris

During my weekend at Flame Con, everyone around me was creative and intelligent—not to mention, queer. Organized by Geeks OUT, the "largest queer comic con" gathered artists, writers, creatives, fans, and gamers to network, ...

 
 
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The fabulous cosplay of Flame Con 2018

This past weekend, I went up to New York City to attend Flame Con, an event that bills itself as the world's largest queer comic con. Artists, writers, and creators were in attendance, the weekend-long event taking place in the Sheraton New...

 
 
 
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Bendy and the Ink Machine is more than just cheap scares

Horror games, for me, rarely stimulate any part of my being. Maybe I’m too used to the jump-scare tactics developers pull or perhaps my guard is raised too high, but it is rare for me to get shocked by a “scary” game. E...

 
 
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Tunic is basically a recreation of classic Zelda

Microsoft had a stellar E3 presentation this year, but there wasn’t too much to keep me interested. I’m not really into most of the Xbox-exclusive franchises and the vague promise of “things to come” didn’t hol...

 
 
 
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Defector is Twisted Pixel's new VR spy game

During my time at PAX East, I was invited to Oculus Game Days to take a look at Twisted Pixel's new spy action VR game, Defector. It's been about a week since PAX came and went and I can finally tell you all about the little bit of their Bo...

 
 
 
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Semblance is one adorable puzzle platformer

In between my meetings at PAX East I spent my spare time walking the floor looking for any games that might otherwise go unnoticed. After finishing up my meeting with the developers of Black Future '88, I ended up checking out another game ...

 
 
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Arcade action meets biker gangs in Steel Rats

One of my last stops at PAX East 2018 was to check out Steel Rats. The project from Tate Multimedia is being handled by a small team of no more than thirty Polish developers.  The game puts you in control of the Steel Rats biker gang m...

 
 
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My Memory of Us views WWII through the eyes of children

Juggler Games' My Memory of Us was demoing at PAX East this past weekend, so I dropped by to take a look at the classic-style adventure game. My Memory of Us is set in a fairy-tale version of Warsaw Poland during World War II. Naturally, it...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Messenger is the Ninja Gaiden successor we deserve

At PAX East this year I got the chance to sit down with the developers of The Messenger, Sabotage Studio's new game that follows a young ninja on a simple mission: deliver a mysterious scroll with the hopes of saving his clan from some...

 
 
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EGLX, Canada's biggest gaming convention, is underway

After years of pining for a "Destructoid Convention" in the comments of many a cblog, we finally have the opportunity to help host EGLX in Toronto with Enthusiast Gaming. Papa Niero, our founder is here, as well as myself, Jordan, Brett, We...

 
 
 
 
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Come watch the BlizzCon 2017 opening ceremony with us

It's a full-on Blizzard weekend as the annual BlizzCon returns to Anaheim, California. The festivities kick off this morning, at 11:00am Pacific, with the opening ceremony. This opening ceremony. Stay a while and watch with us! Expect to h...

 
 
 




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 Deadgar64

Interaction + Discourse = Thats a perfectly reasonable mix up of words,

 
Aurachad

I have not been in the mood to play video games I just cant seem to concentrate on anything I blame getting back into

 
indigit4l

Hard to play games when this thing is sitting there staring at you like

 
Kerrik52

Ive cracked the Sekiro You need to abandon the BB strategy of dodge spamming and stunlocking and abandon the Dark Souls strategy of tanking and slashing Staying aggressive and alternating constant attacks and parries is the key to

 
lokhe

At what I think is the final boss of Sekiro This is gonna take a while :p

 
ShadeOfLight

At the Dutch Comic Con today, came across this awesome Excuse the lighting and the fact that I couldnt come up with a cool

 
Fuzunga

How come Destructoid is constantly reporting on FFXIV but never ESO? You guys didnt even post about the Elsweyr expansion coming this year!

 
FakePlasticTree

Anyone up for some Jackbox later today? Last session didnt go so well, so I want people to join for some voice chat if possible, announce who they are, to make sure only Dtoiders Im thinking 3:00 PM Bump: Anyone else wanna join?

 
Dere

Going to be hard pressed to find a game I like better than Sekiro this it

 
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