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Opinion: Adam Jensen's apartment proves he's a vain dick

The Deus Ex series is often lauded for its conspiracy-laden plot and the wealth of options to approach its game play, and rightfully so, but it also deserves praise for an oft-overlooked aspect: its fantastic world-design. Some of the best ...   read

 
 
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Welcome to Destructoid

The thrusters on my ship power down and the vessel lands with a hydraulic pew. I look at the planet's information provided to me by my scanner. Life: Abundant. I pan the camera around to find the turquoise and fuschia terrain teeming w...   read

 
 
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It's a great time to be a gamer

[Cynicism and gaming go hand in hand. So stop for a spell and see the world through Jinx's eyes. Naivety? I don't think so! Have you seen how Overwatch has penetrated the cultural zeitgeist? ~Strider] The last few years have been pretty str...   read

 
 
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World Building: Majora's repetition

[The land of Termina from Majora's Mask is an incredible piece of work. Like the namesake town at the center of the land, the world of Termina runs like a clock, with or without your intervention. LinkSlayer64 truly illuminates that special...   read

 
 
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Things that are more controversial than the new Deus Ex

You know what's an awful thing no one should ever do, because of how wrong it is and how bad it makes you look? Jumping on controversy [~600 comments! -Ed.] for the simple reason of gaining popularity and notice. I wouldn't do tha...   read

 
 
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Comments of the Week

Comments of the Week is finally here, so drop whatever you're doing — or whoever you're doing, wink — and gather around to admire me in your presence. Yes, the hottest community showcase is back with another round of all the lat...   read

 
 
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A curious case of teaching game development in Brazil

While game development seems to be a really young industry that just learned how to walk, here in Brazil game development it feels like it is still crawling. While there are some exceptions, like Outlive (2000), we are only now gradually st...   read

 
 
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A community member's critique on Federation Force

[We in the imaginary community management office batted around opinions about this cblog. Like Amethyst to Peridot, let's be real here: any talk of Federation Force is going to result in a fire storm of Californian summer brush fire proport...   read

 
 
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NakedBigBoss' tips for making that infinite backlog more finite

[Local naked cblogger NakedBigBoss has some tips for you in case you're drowning in a big backlog. Chances are, if you have a backlog, then it exists because you're older and have adult responsibilities. I mean, if you're younger than that,...   read

 
 
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Opinion: Persona 5's delicate balancing act

In just over a month, Persona 5 will grace those lucky future folk over in Japan. School will be skipped, Famitsu will be 100/100'ing, and socials will be linked. Unfortunately, as my understanding of the Japanese language doesn't reach muc...   read

 
 
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World Building: A flat world full of depth

[TheBlondeBass' Bloggers Wanted entry concerns a series that is close to my heart: Paper Mario. The Mushroom Kingdom has never been more alive and more colorful. Much like the Koopa Bros., these games are the Coolest of Cool. ~ Shade] It's ...   read

 
 
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Gaming for couples: The do's and don'ts

[A fun one from our community blogs: JuIc3 shares what works some lessons in working videogames into a relationship. What games have for you? -Niero] You know what's fun? Playing video games. You know what else is fun? Playing video games w...   read

 
 
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Backing is now closed for Ron Gilbert's Thimbleweed Park

[Editor's note: This story ran in our community blogs a week ago. Backing is now closed, so I've made tiny adjustments to the headline and calls to action for fundraising. As backing the project isn't necessarily a pre-order I thought I'd p...   read

 
 
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AM2R: A fine tribute to a legendary franchise

[From the community blogs: JuIc3 gushes over one the finest fan projects we've ever seen. I'm pretty sure Nintendo already sent a bomb squad after it, so enjoy it while it lasts! -Niero] I still recall my first experience with the Metroid f...   read

 
 
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From the community blogs: Virtual Reality has a lot going for it

[I'm on a roll this weekend promoting community blogs. Here's one from Sarah Jane Farron on VR! -Niero] Virtual reality has been getting a lot of attention over the past few years. A very successful Kickstarter project with the Oculus Rift ...   read

 
 
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What do you do when you're bored?

[How do you Sunday? I'm watching Stranger Things out of the corner of my eye while sifting through 500 unread emails, waiting for this monsoon outside to pass. Here's how Julc3 copes, promoted from our community blogs. -Niero] It's no littl...   read

 
 
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My mom gives us the skinny on the sexiest men in gaming

[Originally published a year ago by one of our readers, an adorable blast from the past! Also, I was cute in 2012 before I turned into captain morgan. -Niero] Somewhere in deep South Texas, born and raised, on the playground was where she p...   read

 
 
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Comments of the Week

Yeah, let's move it, people! Comments of the Week is back with yet another dose of your favorite host, Dreamweaver! Oh, and a bunch of other, less-important people. As you know, every week, yours truly, goes out to find a bunch of the best ...   read

 
 
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Comments of the Week 78 - Rocket jump? That sounds dangerous!

Aw yeah, Comments of the Week! I KNOW you've been looking forward to this! I mean, how could you not? This is the best community showcase of the entire site, where fellow Dtoiders like you can get featured simply by posting truth bombs, fun...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go: Beginner's Guide

Oh, hello there. I understand you're one of the new trainers who's going to be assisting Professor Willow with his research. I've been working with him since May, and I thought I could pass along some of the things I've learned to help...   read

 
 
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The heartbreaking saga of Mighty No. 9

[Might No. 9's crazy trip from promising concept to resounding thud can be hard to follow. It felt like it had been in the cooker for years and fans at first were willing to accept it because they wanted the game to be good. But somewhere a...   read

 
 
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Destructoid community interviews: JuIc3

Welcome back to another Destructoid Community Interview! This time it's Juice aka JuIc3 aka Revrevolution. A long-time member who has helped reinvigorate the community engagement around here, especially after bringing along a partner in cri...   read

 
 
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Keep it classy: The other half

[SrChurros doesn't have just a preferred class pick for his games. He has a preferred team composition together with his girlfriend! Lucky for all his squishy, DPS characters' needs, his girlfriend is willing to compensate his flaws! It's j...   read

 
 
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The Problematic Translation of H.P Lovecraft

As many know, I am an unapologetic supporter of the horror genre. It allows for us to all feel one overwhelming emotion together in unity, while also telling a complex or surreal story with hidden themes and deeper messages. Perso...   read

 
 
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Opinion: Nintendo doesn't owe us FemLink

[Straight from our community blogs, Jinx has his own take on what he expected out of the gender choice option for Link ~Strider] A few days ago Nintendo finally showed off its new Legend of Zelda game, Breath of the Wild. I felt like a kid ...   read

 
 
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Alphadeus

New Music: Funeral - The Unthinkable ~for Piano~ (2016) - Even though it uses a segment of The Unthinkable Had Happened, I dedicate this song to our family cat Gizmo (which I mentioned had passed away about a month

 
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After catching up with Steven Universe and Adventure Time, I gotta say, some really amazing Though I far and away prefer Adventure Times poetic nature to SUs more human Still, its a win-win

 
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Dreams Ass Creed fanfic reminds me that I almost want to write a lewd-y fanfiction of SMTIV: Apocalypse featuring Krishna going at it with Nanashi, making him his little Cumdumpster (rather than his usual title, Because Krishna is

 
Agent9

Life in Aggro has really outdone themselves this If you havent checked out their comics, give them a look here:

 
Chris Bradshaw

This game will be the next Shovel They are absolutely nailing

 
Sir Shenanigans

Guys pre-order 100ft Robot Golf! You get this fuggin theme!

 
Shinkz

If I ever see this machine up for sale Im buying

 
JuIc3

Just felt like sharing this picture of Malika and I, shes a fantastic person and I appreciate how much she supports She is my #dtoidcrush

 
ikiryou

Ive played four different games this month: No Mans Sky, Deus Ex : MD, God Eater 2RB & just now Divity: Original Im starting to think my migraines are being caused by changing between so many different control schemes :-$

 
Shinkz

I didnt get much sleep because Japanese MMA is fucking

 

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