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Here are the stages you picked for Splatoon's last Splatfest

Hark, the end of Splatoon is nigh. Well, the end of new content at least. As previously announced, the last ever Splatfest is going to be Callie versus Marie, in a Squid Sister battle to the death. That's going down tomorrow, July 22, ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go
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Have you seen anyone play Pokemon Go?

[Update: I found a ton of people today. From what I can gather talking to fellow trainers, a lot of the initial lull was because of server issues and the fact that they didn't know it was out yet. But this Sunday was the perfect storm -- pe...   read

 
 
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Donkey Kong

If Donkey Kong were a real gorilla, he might be dead

A quick Google search suggests the average lifespan for a gorilla is in the neighborhood of 35 years. As it turns out, Donkey Kong, Nintendo's premier primate, turns 35 today. Were a real ape, DK probably wouldn't have many more years ahead...   read

 
 
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Boss fights

Do you have a favorite 'boss fight only' game?

Having played through part of Furi recently (it's fun!), it really got me thinking -- how many games basically only feature boss fights? I'm not talking about ones that have the old school "boss rush" side mode that you can unlock afte...   read

 
 
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How high is Super Mario RPG on your personal all-time ranking list?

So, Super Mario RPG was re-released on Wii U yesterday, and I feel like I have to talk about it. As a kid, I had no idea what I was getting into at first. As a seemingly innocuous Mario game developed by Squaresoft, even the intro...   read

 
 
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Halfway poll

What's your game of the year so far?

I've been thinking about Inside a lot lately. That's bound to happen when you spend a ton of time writing both a review and a detailed secrets guide. The more I think about it, the more I think that it might be a serious contender for ...   read

 
 
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Zero Escape

How do you feel about the Zero Escape series?

Now that it has three games under its belt (999, Virtue's Last Reward, Zero Time Dilemma), the Zero Escape series is kind of a big deal at this point. Okay, maybe it isn't selling gangbusters on say, Layton-levels, but after nearly sev...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Eiji Aonuma wants more multiplayer for Zelda, but do you?

Multiplayer gameplay doesn't mix often with the Zelda series, but when it does, it usually puts forth enough panache to be worth it. Take Four Swords, one of my favorite Zelda games ever (especially the Anniversary Edition) -- it takes such...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4

Does Fallout 4 have the worst Season Pass in recent memory?

At this point, I'm all caught up with Fallout 4's Season Pass, which still has a few packs left to deliver. Let's take a look at what we've been provided so far: first it was Automatron, which was like a story pack lite. Then Wasteland Work...   read

 
 
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Are you picking up Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse?

At first it was hard to make sense out of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (known in Japan as "Final"). Initially I thought it was just an expansion of sorts for IV, but as it turns out, it's a brand new game. Now you'll be playing as more...   read

 
 


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Is the new Destiny expansion enough to bring you back?

Destiny: Rise of Iron is confirmed, and it's $30 on PS4 and Xbox One (sorry last-gen). And given how many copies the game sold, there's a lot of people out there who have Destiny discs spinning in their consoles as we speak, as we...   read

 
 
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XSEED

Is XSEED the best localizer around?

As someone who has been importing since a young age, I've been thinking a lot about localizations lately. Between Deep Silver putting out the "unforgivable" pizza commercial for Mighty No. 9, NIS being upfront about changes to Criminal Girl...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2

What does Watch Dogs 2 need to do differently?

Watch Dogs gets a bad rap. It's a game everyone seems to have an opinion about whether they've played it or not. Part of that stems from the disparity between how it looked in pre-release showings with what we ultimately got at launch. Part...   read

 
 
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Mighty No. 9
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Did the Mighty No. 9 pizza commercial deter you from checking it out?

Seeing a Japanese Mighty No. 9 dev trash a commercial from his western publisher as "unforgivable" had me in stitches for a while. That specific choice of words is pretty amazing, and not something you see every day. Most people are ta...   read

 
 
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Overwatch
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Which platform are you playing Overwatch on?

Overwatch is finally out, and it's pretty good! Amazingly, the team over at Blizzard manages to make it 60 FPS on consoles, so if you aren't already heavily invested in their other games and are comfortable with a controller, it isn't ...   read

 
 
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Jumping Flash
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How great would a PlayStation VR Jumping Flash be?

Everyone has at least one classic series that they hold water for, even if there's no chance of getting another entry. For some, that's Metroid (ha! Kidding. Or am I?), for me, it's Jumping Flash. Years before Mirror's Edge would ...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty
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Do you still care about Call of Duty?

Ha, Call of Duty. What's crazy about it is at least here at Destructoid, it gains the ire of many commenters who want nothing to do with the series -- but lots of people tune in to read about it and it still sells millions. People are ...   read

 
 
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Dark Souls III

What do you think of Dark Souls III so far?

Guys, Dark Souls III. It's out!All things considered we really didn't have to wait that long, as Souls games are coming out like hotcakes these days, but it's another adventure into the mind of Hidetaka Miyazaki, and I love i...   read

 
 
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Question

What was the last game to surprise you?

I did not doubt that Enter the Gungeon would be good, but given my current roguelike fatigue, I had mentally committed it to being something I'd "get around to eventually." For me, that could have meant playing tomorrow, or four months from...   read

 
 
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Are you satisfied with the My Nintendo program?

The day finally came -- the replacement for Club Nintendo is live -- My Nintendo. Rather than solely provide users with the bulk of their points from purchases, there's systems in place to provide rewards for checking into Miiverse and the ...   read

 
 
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Video Games

Do you ever see video games in real life?

I was walking on a path behind my house this morning, as I tend to do on my infrequent writing breaks, and came across a beaten area that habitually causes issues. If it rains for so much as a minute, the entire worn road is filled with mud...   read

 
 
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Looks like fun to me
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Why don't you like Metroid Prime: Federation Force still?

Recently, I threatened to start a petition to cancel all upcoming Nintendo Directs unless more Metroid Prime: Federation Force was shown, but luckily Nintendo caved to my demands and showed off the game. The Internet's reaction to the ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon
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Which version of Pokemon Generation 1 did you get?

The original Pokémon was recently re-released into the wild by way of the 3DS eShop, which gives players a hefty choice of selecting any version they want. Instead of swapping carts around you can simply buy all three, and have ...   read

 
 
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Zelda

What would it take for you to buy the next Zelda on the Wii U and the NX?

A couple of nights ago, I had a dream that I was playing an alternate release of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD that starred the cast of Seinfeld. There was one bit where Jerry, dressed as Link, was riding some sort of ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon

Is reporting the news 'spoiling a surprise?' Fun with Pokemon Sun and Moon

So, Pokémon, am I right guys? If you've been on the Internet at all today (I hear it's pretty great), you've probably seen the discussion regarding Pokémon Sun and Moon, the supposedly new pair of games that Nintendo is g...   read

 
 
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Faris-chan!!!! Edit: This is, apparently, how Im celebrating my 69th Quickpost!!!

 
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I cant figure out what the music playing on the 3DS eshop is right now and its driving me crazy! Its so familiar, I know the tune, but I cannot think of the source to save my life! Shame too, I really like the tune

 
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