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The Games that Defined the Decade: Pokemon Go

I remember the first time my mom mentioned Pokémon Go. The game had just had its awful, broken launch, but it worked pretty well in the remote area she lived in. She called to ask me about it because all of the employees at her store...

 
 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Fortnite

Fortnite is a latecomer to this decade, only really breaking out in the halcyon days of last year once it became clear that Epic had something lasting on its hands, and not another also-ran riding PUBG's coattails.  Looking back, it fe...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Minecraft

It's hard to say what the gaming landscape would look like today if Infiniminer never existed. The game, developed by Zach Barth, presented players with a randomly generated world filled with voxel blocks they were supposed to break fo...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Stardew Valley

Simulation games mean a hell of a lot to me. Ever since a young age, no matter what was going on in my life, I could lose myself in a good simulator. The Sim series hooked me quickest of all, particularly some of the more out-there marvels ...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Grand Theft Auto V

A single game with staying power is a difficult achievement to obtain in this industry. With dozens of titles launching each week, most of them in the Switch eShop, the spotlight tends to move quickly as new hits surpass the current crop of...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: The Walking Dead

Over the decades, games and ideas come and go. At the end of last decade, plastic instrument music games were riding high, but these days they're all but gone. Today, hero shooters and battles royale are the hot ticket, but who knows how lo...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Overwatch

[Editor's Note: What a decade this has been. It's too soon to say how it will compare to those before it, but the past 10 years have been phenomenal for the video game industry. We've seen the meteoric rise of the indie devel...

 
 
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Happy N7 Day :(

I've written this story three times now. I'm so tired of writing it, and not because I've run out of words to write. I'm tired because it's emotionally draining to eulogize something that was spectacular before turning so unfathomably not-s...

 
 
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Six sick sects: The most unholy games of 2019

Halloween is a weird one. Once considered a Pagan holiday that celebrated the connection between the world of the living and the dark worlds of hell, it's morphed into a celebration of being benignly "bad" in a variety of ways. If being hol...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Nintendo 3DS games (Part 2)

Writing a "Top 10 Best 3DS Games" post, in a way, is like writing an obituary for a console. We talk about how long it's been around, the big successes it had in life, and the loved ones it leaves behind. In the case of a gaming device, the...

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Nintendo 3DS games (Part 1)

There are still many years in its lifecycle to go, but it's pretty obvious right now the Switch is going to be one of the most successful, if not the most successful, products Nintendo has ever invented. It's selling at breakneck speed...

 
 
 
 
 
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The casualties of WoW Classic's battle for authenticity

The year is 2019. The Amazon is on fire (the one with the trees), Disney owns Spider-Man, and World of Warcraft is coming out again. Well, not exactly. When vanilla WoW launched, Martha Stewart was convicted of a felony, Facebook had just l...

 
 
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The Not-So-Wonderful Games of Oz

MGM's The Wizard of Oz should have been a disaster. After the release and subsequent success of Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the studio sought its own potential hit film to be adapted from a children's book. In 1938, ...

 
 
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What's the 'best' worst game of all time?

Bad games have been a blight upon the world for as long as video games have been around. Most likely, they always will be. From broken or bland design to poor technical execution, there are many ways a potentially good game can go bad and a...

 
 
 
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The Igavanias, ranked

Unless it was made by just one person, it's a bad idea to give all the credit for a game's success or failure to a single individual. Koji Igarashi has produced many of the best games in the Castlevania series, but he's far from the only re...

 
 
 




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Operative20

Got into Resident Evil Dodging is quite difficult, much less landing a perfect dodge, but its fun so Keep salivating at the thought of getting Bioshock switch, but cant afford it thanks to half I hear it performs beautifully on the Switch

 
Nior

I know things are really shitty right now, so heres some uplifting power metal to (maybe) help restore your faith in Yall keep safe and

 
Pixie The Fairy

Decided to grab the Borderlands Collection on Can also confirm like others that each port is pretty solid, capped at what feels like a stable I remember forcing my way through the Vita version of Dunno how I managed

 
dephoenix

Does anyone know why Tales of Vesperia wants me to be online so badly? Tries to connect every time I start up the I dont think it has any online features?

 
TheBlondeBass

I ended up creating the game jam I mentioned in an earlier quickpost! Find yourselves teams of friends (or enter by yourself, if youre courageous), and enter the Flaming Hot Jam! Itll begin on June 21, to let people learn game making Edit: Bump!

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Ive really been liking Shantae and the Seven Sirens on Steam! It really feels like a Pirates Curse-styled game with a more-detailed version of Half-Genie Heros Im thinking of getting the LRG run on Switch, but do I get the CE or regular one?

 
able to think

Rioters started fires on my street a couple miles down from where I So thats kinda

 
dephoenix

As to the responses of my last post I started Tales of I have a question about it Is there a point where the combat starts not sucking? Because atm it feels like an unholy mashup of hack n slash, action RPG, and fighting

 
Czar Kazem

So Im feeling irresponsible and thinking of picking the Xenoblade How has the performance been? Anyone giving it a solid run in handheld? Compared to XC2?

 
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