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Emulating the language of motherhood in NieR: Automata

Motherhood fascinates me. I’m an only child raised by a single mom. Her constant support, alongside my grandmother and aunts, created a web of matriarchal love throughout my childhood (this totally includes embracing my video game hab...

 
 
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Which Overwatch hero should get their own stand-alone game?

This would have been a good weekly Destructoid Discusses topic three weeks ago. Three weeks ago, we were in the throes of the Overwatch second anniversary celebration. Three weeks ago, I was sitting squarely at level 10. Today, I'm lev...

 
 
 
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Tony Hawk's Underground is pretty cool for a teenager

[It's Go Skateboarding Day! And to celebrate, we're publishing this story about Tony Hawk's Underground. It was originally meant to run on the game's thirteenth birthday, but somehow got lost in our CMS. Two years later, here it is. Fuck Er...

 
 
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Phantom Menace is easily the worst sequel ever made

When I first began thinking about the worst sequel ever made, my mind actually instantly jumped to X-Men Origins: Wolverine. That movie was bad from head to toe for a litany of reasons that I was going to expand upon, but it's not a bad seq...

 
 
 
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The E3 2018 Dumbstructoid Awards

Right now, I'm overcome with an immense feeling of joy. I'm happy, content even, because after seven, long days of running around the crowded hallways of the Los Angeles Convention Center and sleeping in an apartment so cold Ice Man would a...

 
 
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Ranking the best Pixar movies (and Cars 2 I guess...)

I've been a fan of Pixar for most of my life. Whenever Pixar gets around to making a new movie, whether it's an original movie or a sequel, there are a few things you can be certain of. It's going to make a fortune at the box office, i...

 
 
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100% Series Retrospective: Souls/Dark Souls

Bless me readers, for I have sinned. It's been 3000 three years a while since my last Carter's Quest, as I took on new responsibilities and lost the ability to trek through entire franchises in my spare time. But with recent milestones like...

 
 
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The dark and tortured history of Mario in Super Smash Bros.

Something is clearly wrong. I'm as excited as the next guy for Super Smash Brothers Ultimate, but there's clearly something disturbing going on here. Mario, our usually affable plumber friend, has gone insane. When the box art dropped for t...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The transferable skills in gaming

Long gone are the days when playing computer games was seen as the reserve of teenagers or people with less "respectable" hobbies. People from all walks of life enjoy sitting down with their favourite console or indulging in some PC gaming,...

 
 
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A guide to healthy F2P gaming habits

I don’t criticize freemium games because I want them to suffer. On the contrary, much like my pal Jason, I believe that it’s wonderful to have the opportunity to play games without taking any immediate financial risks. I love th...

 
 
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Carnage rage quits E3

I spent a good portion of E3 with Jon Carnage. That Carnage fella didn't quite care for the offerings at E3, so he rage quit and went on a journey with Daedelus. It's not that bad of a tradeoff, with Daedelus being the greatest DJ in the w...

 
 
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The animation of Thundercats Roar doesn't matter

For the past couple of days, my newsfeed on Facebook has been ablaze with people talking about the new Thundercats TV show, Thundercats Roar, and none of it has been positive. People have insulted the show for pissing on...

 
 
 
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Why Tetris is my coping tool for anxiety

(Image courtesy of Cookiemagic) A couple of years ago I took my daughter to a Tetris tournament. It was the first gaming event of any kind for either of us, one held by a local, used video game shop that recently underwent a retooling of ow...

 
 
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Three charged in deadly Call of Duty swatting case

(Photo credit: John B. Snyder) Three people are looking at federal charges in the US in connection with the death of Andrew Finch, 28, outside of his property after a SWAT team was called to his house. Tyler Barriss, who went under the hand...

 
 
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What do you want revealed at E3 2018?

E3 is roughly two weeks away and it’s promising to be one hell of a show. We already know a bit about what’s being shown, and there will no doubt be 500 more “leaks” between now and when the show officially opens, bu...

 
 
 
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Getting the most out of your PlayStation 3 in 2018

[We ran this in February, but we loved it so much we bumped it again for those who missed it. Enjoy! -Niero] The figures are out, and the PlayStation 4 is already close to catching up with the PlayStation 3 when it comes to lifetimes sales....

 
 




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Watched attack on Titan when it first came out and I just now finished the 2nd Man that ending has me pumped for the third

 
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Random question of the random time interval: Have you ever played a game you feel eh or okay with mostly because you really enjoyed being able to play as a certain character?

 
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Im organizing another Destructoid Draws, this time themed around video games white whales! Show us depictions of these You have a month to show me what youve got! Details in (I cant believe I fucked up sharing settings twice)

 
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Etrian Odyssey X, now localized as Nexus, is coming West on February 5, 2019!

 
Forever Dere

You know what really annoys me? Phantom poops or as some call the ghost You take all that time and effort to take a nice poop and then you get up to admire your work and its Like I swear I just pooped, or did I imagine the whole thing?

 
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Today is the 1 year anniversary of Sonic Mania! Im so happy it reignited so many players love of Sonic and the new Plus release only adds to Plus the music is

 
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Holy shit, THQ Nordic acquired TimeSplitters!

 
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*wakes up to news of TimeSplitters’s rights being acquired by THQ Nordic*

 
 

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