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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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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 ...

 
 




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Toothpick2600

Some of my favourite songs from video game soundtracks are the boss One that I love but never sees any remixs or covers is from King of Fighters What are some of your favourite video game boss themes? Any lesser known ones?

 
Parismio

So uh, shadowbringers is still giving me hype:

 
taterchimp

I had googled something earlier and I misread it as Lobster Hamster (it was lobster harmonica, but I found this and its my new favorite thing

 
dephoenix

I feel like making a poor decision (in this case starting an RPG even though XC:DE will be coming in a few Need some Which of these should I tackle?

 
streetmagik3

The world is on

 
Czar Kazem

Small Sekiro final (?) boss first experience Dunno if Sekiro spoilers are sensitive, so in comments just in

 
Patrick Hancock

Friends and I will be discussing STRAFE *and* Blasphemous today for our Gameclub session! Tune in here to hear us ramble :)

 
Churros89

Finally managed to install It! Just took me 3 or 4 days

 
Cygnus Rush 961

Things have gone to pot in my state with rioters in Thankfully Im in Tacoma though its only a matter of time before things go to pot in my

 
PatBateman17

I don’t normally #FoodToid, but after spending the afternoon making sourdough pizza crusts, biscuits, and (non-sourdough) chocolate chip cookies, I’m particularly proud of the sausage-gravy fries with arugula and radish 😂😂😂

 
 

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