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Doom

More DOOM than DOOM

I was late to the party with the new Doom. I picked only picked up the game a few weeks ago. Abd by now, all the reviews have been written, everyone knows its great. There are already tons of articles, opinion pieces, and editoria...   read

 
 
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Rock Band 4

Harmonix: Rock Band 4 bundles were too expensive

Rock Band developer Harmonix has two very obvious goals in mind for the release of the Rivals expansion in October. On one hand, it wants to give existing customers something new, a reason to keep playing the game. On the other hand -- and ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Originals

Leveling systems scare the crap out of me

I have a few friends who play The Division. Every once in a while, I'll ask them if they're playing it. Yeah, they'll say. I'll ask if it's gotten fun yet. Nah, they'll say. I'll ask them if they're gonna stop playing. "Maybe," they say. "M...   read

 
 
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VR Breakdown
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PS VR, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive: A breakdown in cost, accessories, and specs

With the announcement of the price and release date of Sony's PlayStation VR headset yesterday, I noticed many people don't really understand the difference between it and other upcoming VR devices like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive. So ...   read

 
 



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Critical Role
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Inside Critical Role: The Live D&D show led by voices you might recognize

Marisha Ray is surrounded by some of her closest friends, but there are tears welling in her eyes. A recent revelation has filled her with doubt and guilt in equal measure, leading her to believe that her previous actions may have brought d...   read

 
 
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Adam Sandlerhog

Dream Casting: Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie - A Happy Madison Production

By now you've probably seen the recent news of a Sonic the Hedgehog movie, or maybe you caught wind of it when it was news the first time two years ago. Either way, I'm here to answer the question that no one is asking: who should be c...   read

 
 
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Undertale

When is no advertising the best advertising?

[Art by Momoppi] Earlier this year, I booked Undertale creator Toby Fox for an appearance on Sup Holmes. Shortly before the show was set to air, he asked if it was OK if he canceled because he "hates answering interview questions." By this ...   read

 
 
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Best logo

GOTY 2015: Best logo

As media, we have no business caring about the marketing of video games. In fact, we actually have a professional obligation to parse through it, finding the good information and discarding the bullshit. That's, like, half the job, really. ...   read

 
 
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Rock Band 4
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Brutal Mode is the best thing to happen to Rock Band in years

Harmonix rolled out an update for Rock Band 4 earlier this week that included a whole bunch of unexpected additions. It's impressive in its scope. A lot of the changes were meant to make Rock Band 4 feel more like a complete game ...   read

 
 



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Far Cry Primal

Why Far Cry Primal is the purest form of Far Cry

Far Cry has always been very good at getting the player into an open world and letting them interact with nature. However, the reasons for arriving there haven't always been as strong. It's how you end up with frat boy turned tribal warrior...   read

 
 
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Video Games
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Are there games you've never played but still love?

I'm really enjoying Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, despite the fact I've never played it, and probably won't do so for a while. My understanding is that The Phantom Pain plays a lot like a cross between its two prequels, Ground ...   read

 
 
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You've got what I need

What games are you never ever ever getting back together with?

Are there any games or series out there that you gave a chance and really tried to like until they inevitably broke your heart, as many boys games do? Sometimes you might even still have feelings for the games, or even love the time spent t...   read

 
 
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#StopSandler
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Video game movies to watch this weekend instead of Pixels

This week the critically lampooned Pixels movie opens in theaters nationwide in the United States, and if you'd rather spend your time and money on movies that don't blow consider these other video game-related films. Don't worry thoug...   read

 
 
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Arkham Knight...guide

Batman: Arkham Knight full combo and move list

Holy guacamole, Batman! Arkham Knight sure does have a lot of buttons. Left (d-pad), up (d-pad), up (analog stick), square -- it's got 'em all. Grab any modern day controller and there are more buttons by default than on the controllers of ...   read

 
 



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Metroid

Five great (not) Metroid games you can play right now

When it comes to Metroid, I'm an entitled baby, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. When I heard that the next official game in the series was going to be like the Metroid Blast mini-game from Nintendoland mixed with some kind of thr...   read

 
 
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Hot Pockets
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Review: Free E3 'Breakfast'-flavored Hot Pockets

You see the depths I go for yous guys? I ate a Hot Pocket.   read

 
 
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Horror games
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Horror and secrecy need to be better bedfellows

Horror games, as much as I love them, have a serious problem right now.   In the modern-day media maelstrom, almost every scare, monster, and plot twist is given away or hinted at before a game is released. Of course, us writers are no...   read

 
 
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Box art!

What recent games have actually had good box art?

So, the Uncharted 4 box art is a bit shit, isn't it? It's not particularly bad. It even has a nice swoopy subtitle font much better than the one used for Uncharted 2 and 3. But it also follows the trend of central, silhouetted, gun-having f...   read

 
 
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Not actually a listicle

22 (probably) games that are way harder than Dark Souls

"Prepare to die," Dark Souls warns, flashlight under face, as if 30 years of video games hasn't already prepared me. "I'm not a masochist," people say, letting six years of Souls pass from afar, like they're looking out a train window at a ...   read

 
 



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Obscure Video Games

Obscure Video Games: Magical Doropie

Yes, video game nerds, I know Vic Tokai localized Magical Doropie as The Krion Conquest in North America. However, the Japanese version is superior (and has a nice fan translation), so that's why I played it. For those of you unfamiliar wi...   read

 
 
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The future is anemic
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Your future gaming TV might be a wallpaper magnet

Doesn't it look like she's just putting up a glossy poster? They're calling them wallpaper TVs.  That's an OLED flexible TV being affixed to magnetic sticker. Put up a sticker, install a TV. The unit is light enough to be suspended by ...   read

 
 
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Squid Now Art Film
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Squid Now - A Splatoon avant-garde art film

"Better than anything David Cage has been making" - Edgar Velasco (MoonSpiderHugs) "You've gotta be squidding me." - Zainré Fang "So Nintendo hired David Lynch to create a Splatoon commercial?" - quetzalcoatl88 "Why am I c...   read

 
 
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IGA's metroidvania

Castlevania's IGA back with 'dream game' Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Last year, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night assistant director and subsequent series producer Koji "IGA" Igarashi left Konami after nearly 25 years with the company. At GDC that year, Igarashi ended his interesting Symphony of the Night p...   read

 
 


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Swery interview

Swery: D4 on PC is '100 percent bona fide D4'

To say that developer Hidetaka Suehiro -- or, Swery65 as most everyone knows him -- has a knack for creating unique and strange videogame experiences would be an understatement. He has a loyal cult following, as anyone that loves his works ...   read

 
 
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Mayweather & Pacquiao
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We crunched the numbers: Pacquiao wins tonight's fight (according to Smash Bros.)

[Update: Oops, sorry about your farm!] Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are going to fight one another today. Any two other names, and it's a run-of-the-mill weekend where boxing continues to be relegated to the far corner of the pu...   read

 
 
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While you laughing, we're passing, passing away. So y'all go rest y'all souls, 'Cause I know I'ma meet you up at the crossroads. Y'all know y'all forever got love from them Bone Thugs baby... ...

 


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King Kaiser

This is my favorite Harry Potter

 
ChrisHannard

Can anyone tell me if the GOTY edition of Bloodborne installs the DLC onto the hard disk? I have the on-disc version of Bloodborne GOTY but Im tempted to get the PSN ver for the convenience of running it off the hard

 
Luca Blight

Yay I have 2 week hoilday starting That means I can do well I have nothing planed so Ill see what

 
James Internet Ego

In case you are wondering why the recap for 7/26 is late, it is because my computer decided to be a bitch yesterday and crash when I was backing up my PC in preparation for Windows 10 (I know, I caved Attempt #2 is ongoing, should be up

 
SeymourDuncan17

I doubt they will, but I really REALLY hope Dead Rising 2 on PS4/Xbone come with Case Zero and Case West because those were REALLY freaking Better than a good chunk of the vanilla DR2

 
JcDent

Compblocking: an important skill my cat is mastering right now

 
Robo Panda Z

I dont play Pokemon Go (yet), but I already love the art thats being produced for the team

 
crouchingsquid

Hey! if you backed yooka laylee and got the tier of the toybox experience,go to: and then type in your email to get a link sent to log in and then go to Digital Downloads and you can get codes for the toybox demo

 
KeithTheGeek

I found out recently that they make garlic jack cheese, which I didnt even know was a Not a big fan of it but as it turns out, goes great on a kaiser roll after you brush some olive oil on that Baked it and the cheese got all Yum!

 
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