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Chambara
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Review: Chambara

In recent years we've had a resurgence of arena combat games with new classics like Samurai Gunn, Nidhogg, and TowerFall. Forged by developers that grew up with Super Smash Bros., which opened the floodgates to all sorts of wacky proje...   read

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee
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Yooka-Laylee is already amazing and it's just in pre-alpha

Today, the Yooka-Laylee Toybox was released for backers (note: I'm in that group), providing a brief look at the game by way of a pre-alpha sandbox. It's...glorious.   read

 
 
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Okhlos is the mythological mob simulator I didn't know I wanted

Okhlos from Coffee Powered Machine is the next wacky and wild game out of indie publisher Devolver Digital. Have you heard about it yet? You should hear about it. How does right now work? In theory, it's a game that fundamentally gets me. P...   read

 
 
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Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell Online has a confusing full title, and potential

While people have been arguing about the Scarlett Johansson casting for the Ghost in the Shell film, I've been busy re-acquainting myself with the series. It...took a while. The original movie? Near perfect. The fact that a multimedia hydra...   read

 
 
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Police review

Review: This is the Police

Despite having only previewed This Is The Police at PAX East just a few months ago, so much has happened in the US and the rest of the world in that time. It’s something that’s impossible to ignore when examining a game w...   read

 
 
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Balrog Beginner Guide
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Balrog's got punches like a truck, truck, truck

Well, this is surprising. I find myself playing Balrog a lot in Street Fighter V. I generally judge how well I'll perform by how efficient I can do their trials. I ended up doing terribly at Balrog's trials, but have had really good su...   read

 
 
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Xbox One

Take a look at our custom Xbox One S Destructoid controller

For those of you who haven't been paying attention, there are now three Xbox controllers -- the OG, the Elite, and the new model shipping with the Xbox One S. It kind of slipped under the radar, but yes, the new Xbox Design Lab program does...   read

 
 
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Review: Ghostbusters

For the past week, I've been playing Ghostbusters for one hour each day. I'm technically capable of spending more time with it, but I'm not that strong-willed. After my one hour, I treat myself for my commitment to this job. One day I ...   read

 
 
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Let's remember Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

It may seem impossible now, but in the mid-2000s (double-ohs? aughts?) superheroes weren't everywhere. They were on their way, though. X-Men (2000) and Spider-Man (2002) were box office hits as the world collectively thought "Hey,...   read

 
 
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Nintendo NX

Nintendo's NX allegedly has detachable controllers, is a portable console

Chalk this up as another rumor on top of the pile of other NX rumors, but this one seems to have credence from Eurogamer, who generally has some top-notch sources. The outlet is reporting that the NX will be a "high-powered handheld console...   read

 
 


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Heroes of the Storm's Auriel looks to be the most technical support yet

I had a chance to sit with Blizzard and chat about Heroes of the Storm's upcoming Auriel, and she seems to be in really good hands. Although Medivh is a specialist that has undertones of a support, a true healer hasn't been added since Octo...   read

 
 
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Hawken Review
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Review: Hawken

Hawken is a game I keep checking back in on. When it originally released back in 2012, it seemed ahead of its time, a free-to-play shooter with AAA production values featuring mech combat. For someone who is both cheap and a mech fan, it wa...   read

 
 
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It sure looks like Sega is making a new Sonic Generations

Tonight at Sonic's 25th anniversary party in San Diego, Sega revealed "Sonic Project 2017," a game the studio says is a totally new thing and not a sequel to Sonic Generations, despite looking exactly like one.   read

 
 
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Kerbal Space Program
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Kerbal Space Program is functional but finicky on PS4

[Header image by MK01] "Kerbal Space Program on a gamepad? How in the sweet hell is that going to work?" More than anything else, that has been my major concern with the console ports of Squad's rocket-building space-exploration simulator...   read

 
 
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Ibuki is no longer the character I fell in love with, but that's okay

Ibuki was one of the handful of characters I dabbled in while playing Street Fighter IV. The others were Hakan (my main), T. Hawk, Dan, Seth, and Makoto. Once I found out that Ibuki's neckbreaker slide was a lot like Hakan's belly slide, I ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon flick

Brace for a live-action Pokemon movie about Detective Pikachu

Murmurs of a live-action Pokémon movie are coming to fruition. The Pokémon Company and Legendary Entertainment have reached a deal for a new film franchise, reports Deadline, with a movie based around Detective Pikachu of all ...   read

 
 
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The King of Fighters XIV
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If the demo is any indication, The King of Fighters XIV is destined for great things

I'm glad King of Fighters (and by proxy, SNK) is still in the fighting game discussion. It's had a long, long hiatus since XIII was released back in 2010 (which was a massive improvement on XII), and because a new collective of owners has r...   read

 
 
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Fruit Ninja VR impression

Wielding samurai swords in VR is easily the best way to play Fruit Ninja

I think just about everyone has played Fruit Ninja in one form or another, be it on a touch screen device, an arcade machine, or even Kinect. I thought I'd finally escaped the addictive gameplay and could rest easy knowing I had become...   read

 
 
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Pokemengs

What the fockemon is a kilometer?

The kilometre (International spelling as used by people that live in castles; SI symbol: km) or kilometer (Official Great Nation Under God spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, the precise distance between every Starbucks, and...   read

 
 
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Snacktoid

Those Mario flavors at Yogurtland are delizzle, fo shizzle

I'm always hesitant when it comes to my favorite video game characters ending up in food and drinks. In my younger days, I threw caution to the wind and threw just about anything and everything directly into my mouth. Sadly, those years of ...   read

 
 
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EVO sexual assault

Sponsor drops top Smash Bros. player after alleged EVO sexual assault

Top Toon Link Super Smash Bros. Brawl pro Cristian "Hyuga" Medina has been dropped by his sponsor VGBootCamp following word that he allegedly sexually assaulted Smash streamer "VikkiKitty" at EVO 2016 in Las Vegas this weekend. VikkiKitty a...   read

 
 
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No Pokemon allowed
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From Auschwitz to Arizona: Humble requests that you stop playing Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is currently more active among mobile users than Tinder, Twitter and Facebook. It has blown the hell right up. I keep seeing roving bands of phone-locked trainers with requisite charging cables dangling between phone and poc...   read

 
 
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PODTOID
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Pokemon Go: So, what's the big deal?

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or download it here. On this week's episode of Podtoid, the gang chats about Pokémon Go, JNCO pants, the NES Classic Mini, and whether or not the Nintendo 64 has more than ...   read

 
 
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Video: Hundreds of pale limbs playing Pokemon Go in the park

Pokémon Go is definitely getting people laid, despite that the game is broken (and rubbish). Still, we can't stop playing it. What's a guy to do with a phone full of dull Rattata? (sigh) If you're a hopeless trainer like m...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Here are some things Pokemon Go could stand to do better

Pokemon Go has become a phenomenon in some regions, and we can chalk up a lot of that success to the series' 20-year history. I mean at some point, ignorant or not, odds are an individual who doesn't play games has heard of it, has a r...   read

 
 
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#librarybookoftheday

 
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Well, it finally BioWare decided to kill their own Spent years on that place, gaining new friends, before moving here when they decided to mute all off-topic Oh, but they are giving you a month headstart warning now! Progress!

 
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lokhe

So, Steam just queued up a 12GB patch for Dafuq? :p

 
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Did i do this right?

 
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Friday still going strong!

 
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This Friday I decided to share a cat girl from my confusing puberty

 

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