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Do games have to be fun?

Do games have to be fun? Well, in my opinion they do. But there are some individuals that disagree with this opinion. Sometime its best to agree to disagree, but I still fail to see how an individual can enjoy gaming without it being fun....

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #8

Hello friends! Welcome back to my freeware indie game series! This week's games are all rather short, but very fun. They're perfect for playing when you have an hour or two to spare. Also, just a heads up but I might not be doing another on...

 
 
 
 

Preview: Retro City Rampage

Last night I went to the monthly GameCityNights event in Nottingham. I just had to attend when I found out that Brian Provinciano's upcoming XBLA/WiiWare title Retro City Rampage would be playable, and that Brian himself would be coming to ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #7

Hello friends! Welcome back to my free indie game series! I've decided to spread out my posts for this series a bit more, since I'm beginning to run out of suggestions before I get a chance to play more indie games. I definitely don't plan...

 
 
 
 

That Post-Game Glow: Sequence

As Conrad recently pointed out, Sequence is a recently-released Xbox Live Indie Game which marries the idea of a rhythm game to an RPG and the result is a pleasant surprise. This will not be a review, because the math on this is very, very...

 
 
 
 

[devlog] burnVictim platformer progress

The burn victims arch nemesis- lava! Draws the eye much better than the spikes, im having everything that can kill be you very very obvious, and the background is less obtrusive now- it also scrolls parallax on several layers so its sexy...

 
 
 
 

High Expectations: Penumbra: Overture

I recently reinstalled Steam and while updating it I went on a hunt for the Steam activation code for the 2nd Indie Humble Bundle that I had previously bought. To my surprise I also found the activation code for the 1st Indie Humble Bundle,...

 
 
 
 

Have a Creeper Rap!

I like how every time I say the words "I'm going to update this thing more often." it somehow translates to me using some sort of mathematical combination of Mayan and Valve Time that basically state that I never *do* the intended thing. St...

 
 
 
 

Dreams are awesome : Psychosomnium

As a long time flash-enthusiast who made tons of crummy sprite-based flash movies and dreamt about making games as a kid It always saddens me that most people reject flash games as not being real games. The reason for this is most obvious...

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #6

Hello friends! Welcome to another batch of awesome freeware indie games! I had to skip last weekend's post, because of Easter and midterms. I've also been quite busy playing Portal 2 at my friend's house, so that's been taking up a lot of m...

 
 
 
 
 
 

WA-WA-WA-WACKY GAME IDEA

Howdy hey team, Starmac here for the second time, geared and ready to bring you my holiest and most righteous of thoughts and musings. Only I'm not. Instead of that boring shit I'm going to lazy my way through this second post, by telling y...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Reality in the virtual world

On the internet, in a game, in a virtual world, the driver (player, user, individual, ego, what ever you want to call it) is rendered incarnate in the pixels and code of a virtual body. People, with our complexities, our cultural identities...

 
 
 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #5

Hello friends! This is the one month anniversary of my freeware indie game series. I'm excited that my blog seems to be getting such a positive feedback! Beginning this week I'm going to start listing the developers of the games as well, s...

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #4

Hello friends! Welcome to week four of my freeware indie blog! So last week I told you that I might not be able to discuss higher resolution indie games as I wasn't able to play them. This was apparently a lie, as a few days later my frien...

 
 
 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #3

Hello friends, and welcome back to my freeware indie blog! To start, I'd like to address a problem I've been having regarding higher res 3D indie games. I haven't been able to play them. Apparently, my laptop is not a particularly great ga...

 
 
 
 

CatGrim, a game made by me for you internet people

Hello Destructoid, long time no me. You can call me JSL cuz there are a lot of Justin's out there. I'm not much of a chatter box but I'm here everyday reading your news and shenanigans. But enough with the formalities, I'm here today t...

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #2

Hello friends! Welcome to week two of my freeware indie sampler blog. I would like to start off with a bit of information about how I choose which games to feature. First of all, I'm trying to focus specifically on freeware indie games wh...

 
 
 
 

What is QONQR?

I saw a little blip abotu this on some web show said it was like a global futuristic Risk. Was interested but seems like the sites all buggy couldn't log in. Any one play this?

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

TenTriggers

AWWWWESOME

 
 
taterchimp

Pedant rant: AOC likely had way more than 400,000 people watching her That number is the verified floor of Because of everyone entering an leaving, unique viewers could be anywhere from 400k to over

 
 
-Troid-

So today I got Taco Bell to try and win an Xbox, but I didnt Then during the resulting bathroom visit, I saw a Reddit post saying BestBuy had preorders I gave it a shot, and now thanks to Tbell I got a preorder at

 
 
JuIc3

Having a drink and watching Attack on Three weeks to PS5! 👌

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Gamemaniac took a lot of hits today, hes a good guy and a dear I raise my beer in his #beertoid

 
 
Fuzunga

The Doom Eternal: Ancient Gods soundtrack:

 
 
mullon

I miss Winnie the Poohs Home Run Derby

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Someone managed to track down the Illusive Cynthia Harrell who sang Snake Eater, and did a cool interview with

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Sleepy boi

 
 
Voltaic Owl

know if I’m going yo be able to 100% Sunshine or There are so many bad design decisions that I may not do it out of

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Dicey Dungeons is on Steam for Ive heard good things about it, so I might Link below!

 
 
Chris Moyse

A few Dtoiders have been dancing in SFV Because I’m in the uk I can’t promise nothing, but maybe we should all drop our CFN/PSN etc in the comments and build a small Even if it leads to not much you might find a sparring partner

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Back at it again at the Kris- Raccoon x Carlos

 
 
Sam van der Meer

Im becoming convinced that the best movies of all time are really just

 
 
Boxman214

Guess what I talked myself into installing on XBone? I also went and bought the rest of the DLC that I didnt get before (except for Horse Armor, obv)

 
 
Boxman214

I love Oblivion so much you guys

 
 
Tricerapops

Rudy Giulliani got busted by He was fondling his genitals in front of who he thought was a journalist (???), but who was actually an actress in the You know what this means? Giuliani for President

 
 
indigit4l

I did the

 
 
taterchimp

ICYMI - Octopath Traveler is half off on steam Great classic RPG

 
 
streetmagik3

Im assuming everyone with a playstation account got the email, but if youve beaten Spiderman, you can win this neat little Lego if you pre-ordered Ikaruga a couple months ago, theyre shipping now as Just an

 
 
Gajknight

Gamemaniac when he goes for a check

 
 
Kerrik52

90 hours later and Cold Steel 3 has been bested, a week before 4 is It was quite good and redeems a few aspects of the first 2, which was a welcome But holy shit has the ending drained my Im so glad I waited on playing it until 4 is out

 
 
Neronium

Got this email on my YouTube channels business account and I am wondering if I should take them up on their offer to do an unboxing/test The email is legit, but Im having conflicting thoughts cause Ive not done something like this in a

 
 
Jetter Mars

Bought these 2 beauties from a really cool guy who lives near me for $80! Yep altogether!

 
 
Marcel Hoang

Made any good pulls in Genshin Impact Dtoid? I got Venti the day before his banner

 
 
triggerpigking

Streaming Gregory Horror Show part

 
 
Snaileb

Every Wednesday is a new release day for comics, every Wednesday I am in Pic related?

 
 
Electric Reaper

New Wave Wednesday

 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

New osees album that just Time stamped at the last song on the album I got a Very fucking CAN (Krout Rock) great Link might be wonky, time skip to 19:00 ish #PsychedelicWednesday

 
 
taterchimp

Was this meant for yesterday? Or is this a today thing? Its pretty arbitrary

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Another Animaniacs trailer! I think its looking good so

 
 
Operative20

Played Phasmophobia with my cousins last night and had such a fun I enjoy how hilariously janky the character models are

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Since Halos come up again a few times, and since I have no interest in Halo 4 onwards, heres a ranking list of the series for me, starting with me favorite and ending with my least liked: 2>1>ODST>>>>Reach>>>3

 
 
jasondm300

Free copy of halo 5 if you sign up for the below

 
 
TheLimoMaker

GM sent me

 
 
RiffRaff

Gus with a terrific set-up! Lolol Hope you all have a great day!

 
 
Tohsaka

Thats This fight is

 
 
medicamecanica

Ilhan Omar said poggers and showed off her pc gamer Also hbomberguy getting in late, making some great jokes, and immediately murdering a congresswoman was a power

 
 
Ricky Namara

I feel so represented right now, and Im not even a

 
 
Electric Reaper

Steam codes for the Halo 4 PC flight are being sent We are nearing the final

 
 
streetmagik3

Eyebrows! If you couldve seen them in action, youd have come to the same conclusion! Uhg, I wish I had a gif, the picture doesnt do these big caterpillars justice!

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Im not doing daily drawings anymore, but I figured Id shared the last few I did! For this one, I just wanted to draw Mélodie and Rose like on one of these soundtrack covers where they look fancy and :)

 
 
bong264

Welp I officially got a new computer, amd it hasnt blue screen I can now play bannerlords with impunity! Also I now must unlearn my data hoarding habits and just download and play one game at a Current Status:

 
 
mullon

Someone remind my to buy 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim at some point in the

 
 
triggerpigking

Todays prompt was for a Warlock/Witch AU for an OC, so just dressed this one up as

 
 
PatBateman17

Hypothetically if one were to dip one’s toes into gunpla, what would be some suggestions for starter kits? I don’t want to paint, have a decent attention to detail, but don’t want to spend 200 hours or $900 on one Pat wants a new hobby! 😂

 
 
TenTriggers

Sneaking around stealth killing is the real star of Splinter Cell: Conviction, the fail state is having to play a mediocre cover

 
 
Sweaty Dungus

Tuesday night joy con Finally, a real D-pad befitting of these kingly handsome hunk Welp, time to go grease these puppies

 
 
Lynx Amali

Oh Woolies going full ham on the GG Hes