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My forbidden love of Chulip and the weirdness of mundanity

I’m going to be honest with you, the advice I usually give people who are looking to give Chulip a try is to make sure you have something nearby to read. Chulip is an unfriendly game, and among its unfriendly features is a nasty littl...

 
 
 
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Happy 15th Birthday, Destructoid!

[This article was originally posted on Destructoid’s actual birthday, March 16] Hit the lights, strike up the band, pop the corks, lose your pants. We are gathered here today to celebrate the anniversary of the coolest and hippest vid...

 
 
 
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Throw down in Nintendo's own lost classic, Joy Mecha Fight

In 1991, Street Fighter II radically altered the video game landscape. It opened a portal through which all sorts of pretenders started flowing out. Some of them were good! Most of them were bad. The one I present to you this Famicom Friday...

 
 
 
 
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I can no longer ignore my inner child's need for Fortnite

Let me paint a picture for you of a quiet Sunday afternoon. I was in my living room playing with my Ripley figure as she explored a deserted town alongside Wolverine, a Stormtrooper, and Batman. Suddenly, we were attacked by a football play...

 
 
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These 5 games deserve a digital re-release

We live in an age where you can easily download the entire NES library, fire up an emulator, and spend five minutes with one game before getting bored. The internet never forgets, which is fortunate since there should be nothing ephemeral a...

 
 
 
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Trim your waistline in Konami's Yume Penguin Monogatari

Konami’s output on the Famicom was simply amazing. While we certainly got some good games on this side of the pond, such as Castlevania and Contra, there were a plethora of great titles that stayed in their homeland. They were once a ...

 
 
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Why did I wait so long to play Pokemon Trading Card Game?

Growing up, I had a friend who was very into the Star Wars Customizable Card Game. He carried two binders with him throughout the fifth grade: one for his school work and one for all of his cards. I don't know if he actually played it ...

 
 
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Meet Spelunker, one of Japan's most treasured bad games

While the phenomenon of appreciating bad games exists everywhere in the world, perhaps no player base is as conscious of it as those in Japan. Unlike us, they have a very concise word for describing terrible games: kusoge. That’s "kus...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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My 30-year quest to beat Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Thirty-one years ago, The Legend of Zelda became the first video game I ever beat. A year later, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link became the first video game I ever quit. To be fair, I didn't finish too many games in my elemen...

 
 
 
 
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How The Legend of Zelda helped free us from arcade ports

I find it difficult to travel back and play early 8-bit consoles like the Atari 2600 or Colecovision. It’s not that their primitive graphics and sound fail to capture my attention, but rather, they’re so dedicated to replicating...

 
 
 
 
 




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Spacebase Startopia"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."

 

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bong264

Have a sloppily done dark angel for today :P I recently acquired a pile of codices and alot of them were dark

 
Damien Quicksilver

Been playing Indivisible on Amazon This game is pretty The combat is a weird thing to get a feel But the platforming is pretty solid, the artwork is beautiful, and the characters are Razmi may be the best character ever

 
ScionVyse

Pretty proud of this And it only took me like three attempts for each of the new Even with the reworks, the Keeper is not an easy character to play as, so Im surprised this is the second character Ive

 
Neronium

Darn, cant find my copy of Pokémon Y that has all the Pokémon I need to get the legendaries in Omega Its somewhere in my room, which I cleaned and dont know where it is D:

 
siddartha85

Longing Log, Day 4: A new area unlocked, but only a small But it does introduce a sorta cool My music is not actually improving Read some Forgot how much fun Cask of Amontillado is to

 
Seymour

At the time of the video post date, the animator wouldve been about 14 years Im very, very

 
Dangus Taargus

Hot take time: TimeSplitters 2 gets all the attention, but Future Perfect was a better game by almost every observable Was it just a too little too late thing at the end of a generation?

 
Slimybear245

When back to play some more Child of Light there not touched the game in years and it is a lovely little game even if I hate the gimmick of make every sentece rhyme even if it doesnt make Ubisoftseemed tohave given upon UbiArt ora alternative

 
Anthony Marzano

Only took me 2 years and 7 months to beat but I completed Yakuza 0, my first in the Did not expect such a mix of emotions from the Consider me a convert!

 
 

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