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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 it’s 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, i’m 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

taterchimp

I beat Sunset If you like Spiderman, JSRF, Ratchet & Clank, Borderlands, Scott Pilgrim, Deadpool, constant media references, and just having fun, I recommend it

 
 
Shut Up Ace

People are complaining that the new Final Fantasy job, Dancer, isnt a Im just happy we have another ranged

 
 
Tohsaka

And for once, the data mine is Comes from

 
 
Cloudman Sam

There sure are alot of second season animes this just found out Cells at Work is getting a S2, among other

 
 
Remo Williams

Today I picked up a little gem called Sid Meiers Alpha Its generally considered one of the best strategy games ever created (if not the best), and after only an hour, I can see I think this will be well

 
 
Startyde

Clearly Google sees the writing on the Saw this at local Walmart and the realization that physical is all but dead hit like a

 
 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Another one of my favorite albums of all time is celebrating a big anniversary this year: Madvillainy turns 15 today! Easily 1 of the greatest underground rap albums & probably for both Madlib & DOOM individually at their best, never mind

 
 
KingofPangea

So this is the first time Ive posted here since the end of Well, for the most I think it might be best to explain in the comments, provided thisll actually be public at all (this is a second attempt at

 
 
Rad Party God

To GIT GUD at Sekiro, you need to unlearn a whole decade of SoulsBorne

 
 
norpop

So i dont know if i like Im probably just a scrub but mini-bosses are just draining my will to play the Ill keep trying obviously but currently i think Sekiro might have me

 
 
MetalDeer

Swords

 
 
Michformer

I take my personal space seriously as a staunch individualist, so imagine my annoyance when some oafs taunted me in public by infringing upon my My being thick-skinned means hollow slights from hollow folks hardly made a dent on

 
 
 Deadgar64

Interaction + Discourse = Thats a perfectly reasonable mix up of words,

 
 
Aurachad

I have not been in the mood to play video games I just cant seem to concentrate on anything I blame getting back into

 
 
indigit4l

Hard to play games when this thing is sitting there staring at you like

 
 
Kerrik52

Ive cracked the Sekiro You need to abandon the BB strategy of dodge spamming and stunlocking and abandon the Dark Souls strategy of tanking and slashing Staying aggressive and alternating constant attacks and parries is the key to

 
 
lokhe

At what I think is the final boss of Sekiro This is gonna take a while :p

 
 
ShadeOfLight

At the Dutch Comic Con today, came across this awesome Excuse the lighting and the fact that I couldnt come up with a cool

 
 
Fuzunga

How come Destructoid is constantly reporting on FFXIV but never ESO? You guys didnt even post about the Elsweyr expansion coming this year!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Anyone up for some Jackbox later today? Last session didnt go so well, so I want people to join for some voice chat if possible, announce who they are, to make sure only Dtoiders Im thinking 3:00 PM Bump: Anyone else wanna join?

 
 
Dere

Going to be hard pressed to find a game I like better than Sekiro this it

 
 
Electric Reaper

The World Video Game Hall of Fame is currently holding a public vote to induct more video games into the Hall of

 
 
TricksterX

Did Atlus make us wait all this time for Persona 5R news only for it to be announcement?

 
 
DrDoom

Hello Bracketeers! With rd1 done, we have a tight race, only one bracket down thus Speaking of that, tatergimp should be in Being wrong, ALL of the time is just as effective as having a time Pick his opponent, and cash in!

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Remember sna- errr wolf, this is a sneaking mission, youll have no back up

 
 
Gajknight

Boi 1: Hell, these bois deserve to be as dank as They memed just as Boi 2: Is that what Im supposed to tell your mother when she gets another dank, spicy meme? Boi 1 : You tell her that when you found me, I was with the only bois I had

 
 
Electric Reaper

Netflix and BBC have the same problem: making their TV episodes too

 
 
triggerpigking

55, dont feel like I can draw today for some anyway hyped as fuck for re zero season

 
 
Boxman214

Sekiro spoiler: your shadow actually dies 3 times

 
 
Dr Mel

This android update on my phone moved the clock from the top right to the top left and its breaking my brain, still a week

 
 
Shinkz

Ive had it since launch day but I guess this is finally happening

 
 
BruceZ

So far Sekiro is my favorite Spider-Man

 
 
Tohsaka

Gonna be a busy day on the This announcement, FF14 FES, tournament, FF14 update, FF15 Ardyn, FF7

 
 
Michformer

You know which food item doesn’t get enough love? Not only is its caloric load negligible, but it also boasts a plethora of gut-friendly bacteria that ward off illnesses, both minor and The raw, unpasteurized kind’s

 
 
absolutfreak

Sekiro: Also

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I usually hate people who dress up their

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Finally beat Smash Ultimate World of Light Some spirit battles can DIAF (looking at you Pauline) while others reap the rewards (Celebi, Zero)

 
 
Chris Moyse

Ive really disappointed myself I was supposed to do something, but my brain made me run away literally at the VERY latest moment First time Ive failed to push through the brain barrier in a Really It happens :(

 
 
MajinRotty

Chronicles of Linkles Fashion #6: Something smells fishy about this

 
 
Kerrik52

Im about 10 hours into Sekiro now and my hype remains somewhat Im not dying to explore the next area, but its still Tying progression to exploration is Same goes for getting stone-walled super hard by

 
 
Nathan D

Impressions on my hour or so playing Sekiro last night: pretty damn Havent died once yet and beat the first mid-boss (big Shogun boi) first try and only got hit This combat really speaks to Cant wait to get off work and really dig

 
 
Boxman214

I legit thought this would never Is this like the start of the actual apocalypse or something?

 
 
Soulbow

What the inside of my head currently feels #SiegeInMyHeadSaturday

 
 
Mike Sounders

YE YE YE YE

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

The new city in FFXIV that is infront of the Crystal Tower is based on an old concept of Limsa It also got teased back in with the Red Mage I am glad that they are reusing the core

 
 
Rudorlf

Finally watched The Worlds End, and it was Its on the lowest on my Edgar Wright movie ranking list, but not as disappointing as what the audiences says, and I do relate to what Gary King went through in the movie as I do

 
 
Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently Those between bracket I am going to review when completed: - - -Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones(Wii U) -The Last Guardian(PS4) -Dragon Quest VII (

 
 
Parismio

I think I wanna get back into ffxiv but then I remembered the price for the Mmm nah im Ima just play phantasy star on a private server til the price goes down(lol it wont for Ephinea anyone?

 
 
TurboJasper

So Evangelion got a release date for Netflix Did you know they changed the voice actors though?

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Please let this be fem protag,Please let this be fem protag,Please let this be fem protag,Please let this be fem protag,Please let this be fem protag,Please let this be fem protag,Please let this be fem EDIT: Oh, its