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I miss Miis

One of the lessons I hope to remember from this pandemic is to make the time to interact with others. I fancy myself a loner and have become accustomed to doing most everything without a friend or partner at my side. I go to the movies alon...

 
 
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Here are Destructoid's most anticipated games of 2021

It's that wonderful time of year when the gaming industry stops looking back at the year that's just ended and starts looking ahead to the next 12 months of exciting new titles and a myriad of sequels. Despite all the problems the world enc...

 
 
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55 'hidden gems' released on the Switch eShop in 2020

It feels like only yesterday I was booting up the Wii Shop Channel and seeing five, maybe even six games released that week. It wasn't though. That was all the way back in 2009, which is essentially a lifetime ago by game industry standards...

 
 
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Five games I wish everyone played in 2020

While not explicitly my "game of the year" list, what follows does actually include two of my top three games of the year. The rest? Incredible games that I genuinely think everyone should play. Games that appeal to those beyond their ...

 
 
 
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Josh Tolentino's personal picks for Game of the Year 2020

Here's a blast from the past: I began my 2019 Game of the Year rundown with the following phrase: "2019 sure was a year, and if I do say so myself, it felt like a pretty strong one for games." Oof. If 2019 was a year, then 2020. Was. A. God...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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How Hades rejects the illusion of isolation in 2020

Between pandemic lockdowns and uncontrollable fires changing the color of the sky, it’s easy to slip into the thrall of learned helplessness. Twenty-twenty has been suffocating, but playing Hades gave me a breadth of insight. We&rsquo...

 
 
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Hostages: The original Rainbow Six Siege

Now five years into its lifespan, Rainbow Six Siege is arguably more popular than it's ever been. After an admittedly stumbling debut, Ubisoft's intense multiplayer shooter has gone on to attract over 55 million registered players with its ...

 
 
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An autopsy of Epic Mickey

Have you ever heard an idea that you knew just couldn’t fail? Something so spectacular and creative, and yet so blatantly obvious, that there would be no way it could possibly end up as anything other than an absolute triumph? Back in...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Revisiting the infinite joy of Excitebots: Trick Racing

When we look back at the launch of the Nintendo Wii, there are a few titles that immediately come to mind. They're the ones that would go on to define the console throughout its lifespan. There’s Wii Sports, obviously, the pack-in tha...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Got five minutes? Watch us put together the LEGO NES set

When Nintendo and LEGO announced they were collaborating on a new product line featuring the Super Mario franchise, I wasn't exactly stoked for what they were going for. It's certainly innovative and reeks of Nintendo's desire to ...

 
 
 




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Rain on Your Parade"Suck it, Streisand!"

 

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut"A spoiler-free look at the beloved RPG's new content"

 

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

 

Fantasian (Part 1)"Diorama-rama"

 

Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-"It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then"

 

Oddworld: Soulstorm"Hello, again"

 

Outriders"Raynor's Raiders, roll out"

 

Evil Genius 2: World Domination"Supervillain seizes East Coast"

 

Balan Wonderworld"More costume changes than a Lady Gaga concert"

 

Genesis Noir"Love and loss at the edge of the universe"

 
 
 

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TheBlondeBass

Played 4k60 Yakuza Kiwami 2 yesterday on the new PC, felt good after not being able to proceed with the series for a while due to performance These games are soooo good

 
Snaileb

Thanks to everyone for the job advice, sorry I didnt reply to I hate Anywho I got the engineering job, Im sitting in my office drafting blueprints and after 15 years it came back like a lightning Thanks again everyone!

 
medicamecanica

The new ps5 update makes it so you can set hdr to only when I ran into games like trails of cold steel where they were looking real bad on ps5 unless I manually turned it

 
Parismio

Someone get him a blanket!

 
lokhe

Im late to the party with Ghost of Tsushima but Im just in love with the What style of play did you go for? I find myself steering hard away from the stealth because the samurai fantasy is just

 
Slimybear245

Got the DLC for a Hat In Time on ps4 and decided to get 40time pieces,I thought I didnt do much in the game but actualy only had 3 time pieces back to the game has reminded me how nice the controls and movement feel in this

 
FakePlasticTree

Dino Crisis is finally on the soundtracks

 
TheLimoMaker

If you fancy watching a murder by words, this was just brutal (and brilliant) to watch

 
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#LateNightStatus

 
RiffRaff

Unlike real life, I like a good conspiracy theory mystery in my Or even a good who-done-it mystery to Yakuza/Judgment, Ace Attorney, Obra Dinn, all get me super invested in the What are some games with great mysteries?

 
 

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