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Gaming through the years with my mom

For kids growing up in the ‘90s, it was pretty rare that your parents would ever play video games. Sitcoms had jokes about, “The Nintendos” and media around the time demonized the medium, making it seem like a child’...

 
 
 
 
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Did you ring in 2018 with video games?

It's January 1st, that means we get to do all of this over again, except hopefully better. However 2017 went down for you, the new year brings new potential and fresh opportunity, and I hope all you guys 'n' gals grab hold of that and run t...

 
 
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Did you get any gaming goodies this Christmas?

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. That song they've been playing in shops says so.Christmas Day is underway. Maybe you're surrounded by annoying loving family members and friends. Perhaps you're stuffing your face with more food tha...

 
 
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Why Elite Dangerous is my nightly holiday

The other day I spent a couple of hours at work reading about sailboats. Like a ten-year-old with a new fascination after discovering Treasure Island or some other seafaring fantasy, I was obsessing over famous ships from the past, and the ...

 
 
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de Blob 2 gets a surprise release on Steam

It seems like just yesterday that de Blob got a release on PC (after nearly a decade of being a Wii exclusive). Publisher THQ Nordic worked their magic to make sure the game didn't stay obscure and they have done so for the game's sequel, d...

 
 
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Xbox One's backward compatibility gets seven new games

Maybe in a move to compensate for the cancellation of Scalebound, Microsoft has updated the backward compatibility service on Xbox One with a whopping seven games today. Announced through Twitter by Major Nelson, gamers will be able to expe...

 
 
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Review: HoPiKo

Have you ever wondered why a lot of modern platforming games have nothing to do with platform jumping? While I appreciate the amount of diversity that exists within the genre, why are most of the obstacles usually enemies instead of the lev...

 
 
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Video game anniversaries of 2016

[2016 was a big year for video games across the boards. It's also the anniversary of MANY hit titles for some of your favorite series. NinjaSpped takes time to share some of these hit series with you - let the celebrations begin! ~ Stephen]...

 
 
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The formation of the ESRB makes for a cool story

Gaming, as it is today, is fairly open to creative ideas. There are no real limits on the stuff people can make and that is good. No one benefits from media that censors important subjects, even if gaming tends to muck up the subject materi...

 
 
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I'm back, bitches!

You may be asking yourself: Who the fuck is Robert Summa? And why is he saying he's back? And why is he calling me a bitch? For those of you too young to remember a baby Dtoid, I'm the former editor-in-chief of this unholy place. Back when ...

 
 
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MSI unveils WS60, the second lightest workstation ever

MSI has unveiled its WS60 ultralight workstation. It features a choice of 1080p or 3K resolution screen, 16GB of DDR3L ram, 128 GB SSD + 1TB hard drives, and the ability to stream 4K video via its Thunderbolt 2 connectors. It also features ...

 
 
 
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PC gaming hardware market holds lead over consoles

The PC gaming hardware market, which consists of personal computers, upgrades, and peripherals used for gaming, is alive and booming in contrast to the general decline in the mainstream PC market. Ted Pollak, Senior Gaming Analyst at John P...

 
 
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Check out these gaming blogs and discover happiness

I came across Destructoid back in 2006. At the time, it was barely a blip on the industry's radar. It was just a pack of dedicated bloggers with a rebellious streak. Now, this site has seen at least a dozen of its own graduate and pursue ot...

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Gaming resolutions & Skyrim BOOB MODS!

There are days that make me proud to be a videogame journalist, and then there are days like last Thursday that make me even prouder. While Max and our producer Zac were out getting the latest scoop on Syndicate, I was busy at work back at...

 
 
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BritToid ep 18: Keep calm and say farewell to Hollie

So here it is, ladies and gentlemen: not only my very last BritToid, but also my very last front-page post as staff here at Destructoid. As of tomorrow, I will be the new Consumer and Community PR for Namco Bandai in the UK.  On a...

 
 
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Beyond the Game documentary is looking for help!

Beyond the Game, a slick-looking documentary about videogames and videogame culture that we covered on the site before, is currently being filmed and finalized. The independent film has been in development for almost a year and a h...

 
 
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BritToid: The Eurogamer Expo 2011 special edition

Eurogamer Expo 2011 was a fantastic event in London which saw a great turn out from Destructoid EU who came together to play some games and duel wield wine.  In this special edition of BritToid the team come together to discu...

 
 
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Gamescom Day 3 Wrap up

I don't actually know what happened to Maurice Tan, maybe he got trampled to death as gamescom attendees ran for the Battlefield 3 booth, but either way we managed to replace him. Today Daniel Carneiro, Daniel Seto and myself discuss what ...

 
 




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My oh my, Max Payne 3 has aged On a technical standpoint, the animation system and the attention to detail simply jawdropping, for a 2012 game, it puts a few modern games to The gameplay is still 100% Max Payne and the story is

 
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Surprisingly, this game isnt played up as a joke and is, in fact, more fleshed out and fun than it has any right to Had a great time! The games been updated since Dtoids review, as expected, and thats always good to see!

 
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Somewhat NSFW meme in the comments to start your week

 
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Metroid Monday

 
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This is so sad, Alexa play despacito

 
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After 4 years, 10s of thousands of comments, and plenty of blogs and forum posts back in the day, I think it’s time to I’ve made multiple attempts to reconnect here over the past year, and it just hasn’t worked See all you lovely folks arou

 
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Cool! Theyre speed-running the old SNES Animaniacs game in a minute on Summer Games Done Quick:

 
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Final haul for Steam Summer Sale - $51

 
 

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