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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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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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The Dark Pictures Anthology: Little Hope"The plot thickens in a foggy ghost town"

 

Pikmin 3 Deluxe"Small tweaks for an already big adventure"

 

Ghostrunner"Ghostface killah"

 

G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout"Stop all the downloadin'"

 

The Red Lantern"The Alaskan Trail"

 

Pumpkin Jack"Jack be nimble, Jack's a dick"

 

Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods - Part One"Ripping and tearing into the season pass"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 7"Something to distract you from 2020"

 

Nioh 2: Darkness in the Capital"Two words: Izuna Drop"

 
 
 

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maycausecancer

Happy Halloween!

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Climbed to the top of the Genshin Impact world last night, and its simply gorgeous!

 
A Luigi Fanatic

Shitty creepypasta readings are like my favorite thing to watch around this time of year

 
FakePlasticTree

RIP Mr Bond <3

 
Dreggsao

Since the last Steam Summer Sale I got at least one rogue-lite every I think I have a And that problem is that I still dont own every good

 
Kerrik52

Ive burned through the first act of Cold Steel 4 and already had my moneys Its amazing what fun interactions you can write when you have dozens upon dozens of established The harder battles are welcome

 
Shoggoth2588

Today is Halloween AND a full moon AND daylight Its a triple threat of goodness! I hope everyone has an incredible day and stays safe and all that <3

 
TheBlondeBass

Its first day of the final weekend for DESTRUCTOID DRAWS Encore entries! (Ends in 5 days) It doesnt have to be anything too complicated, just make sure you get in before the deadline! Details in

 
Seymour

For anyone doing their little old Halloween celebrations as best they can this year, be safe, be sexy, and give me your candy or I’ll twist your nipples and then deride your mothers in a fashion so heinous it’ll make Phil

 
Tricerapops

Waiting in line to vote in the US is fucking Man with very loud n proud gun on his hip heckling the entire Cool so thats He jumps into a car with Arizona I really thought I fought for better than Its all such a

 
 

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