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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

Punished Nietzsche

17 years ago, this album was It helped me immensely to leave the edgelord years behind and embrace a new, more positive Sometimes, the small things can have a bigger impact than you anticipate :) Cheers, Morning

 
 
whatsacow

Just thought Id let you guys know what i look like these

 
 
whatsacow

Made a song about some of the shit Ive been going Give it a I made the music and did all of the vocals

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Feels like I’ve overcome a Finally managed a perfect dance on Woooo!

 
 
SkeleDent

When science goes way too

 
 
homeoftheolliollioxenfree

While flying in #AirTrump1 I want to wear those slippers while Im sipping a pumpkin spiced

 
 
Rabite

So I just had a thought: Is Bowser supposed to be a Koopa or a Kappa? Its entirely possible this is a stupid question, but fuck it Ill run with

 
 
UMR

Well, Im back on shitting on NISA again after the beta of Disgaea 5 Or rather, They removed a bunch of features on

 
 
Count Parismeow

Huh, Wes I didnt know you modeled!

 
 
NeoTurbo

Probably one of my favorite ones now!

 
 
TriSCAREarok

Holy shit buy Project Warlock, It is

 
 
Electric Reaper

The real spooky thing is that someone let this get shown to the

 
 
UMR

Good

 
 
dephoenix

Again, I have nothing to

 
 
Dread Nep Gundy

You can just barely make paladin Neptune in Soul Calibur 8/10

 
 
Dread Nep Gundy

You can just barely make paladin Neptune in Soul Calibur 8/10

 
 
NinjaSpped

A friend of mine passed away today from I just saw him on Friday at the hospital! My heart is heavy but Im glad I get to visit him through his YouTube

 
 
taterchimp

I was worried my party might make it through both dungeons I had planned in the first The first dungeon is going to session They keep finding all the traps and none of the As the DM, I am

 
 
Boxoftreatsman214

This weeks recap thingy of Doctor Who is up! Its about Rosa Parks! Check it out

 
 
TriSCAREarok

Anyone have a good FREE suggestion for mapping a controller from a keyboard? I got Joy to Key, but it is friggin

 
 
AdmiralAckbong

Admiral update: day 3 of shooting Almost out of Working 13+ hour days but its been Got promoted to Key PA which kind of equates to King of the Untouchables but still Might get paid n future paths are opening up

 
 
Mike Sounders
 
 
Bass

I posted a jojoke on youtube, by the way! Thought other jojo fans would enjoy

 
 
Retrofraction

So somehow I have been super motivated to make a blog this is your warning that it will be up after I go on a

 
 
Osc

Roman Reigns (whom people didnt like pushed as the guy) announced that he has The boos turned to praise for him as they realized it wasnt a joke and he was Great to see crowds respect what they do when it

 
 
Chris Moyse

Roman Reigns just announced on Raw that he has leukemia and has to step away from He was diagnosed at 22 and has been fighting it ever I couldnt even watch the whole It was so

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Roommates are gone for the night so Im cooking This time I bought the thinnest beef I could find so my bulgogi turned out correctly this

 
 
BigDoniel

Seems some people hate CDPR Been a

 
 
Marcel Hoang

One match from a dating app is kind of exciting and two matches means I can explore myself more now more than ever as well but three or more is beginning to feel like that trope where you accidentally schedule two dates in the same restaurant at

 
 
Cloudman Sam

#MonsterGirlMonday

 
 
Adzuken

I have a complicated relationship with Castlevania Ive never beaten On the other hand, Akumajou Denstsu -- the Japanese version -- I have reached the end With the differences in difficulty, I feel like I cant judge the NA

 
 
Dwavenhobble

Well Ive started playing some vaguely Halloween related

 
 
Bass

The last, the Ultimate Destructoid Draws is upon us! The theme this time around Smash Bros Ultimate! Starting with a fighting game, ending with a fighting game (of I expect everyone to join! Details in the

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Torch + tech - logic = a long wait for him to get his shit

 
 
Spookmour

One of the downfalls of modern country (besides it being just generally terrible) is that we clearly peaked with Shania Twains 90s

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I basically spent all day on this! Still not DONE done, but its SO many little details! Final BUMP!! @Osc

 
 
TurboKill

While my memory may be terrible and Ive played lots of games this year, if Kingdom Come: Deliverance keeps it up, it might be my Damn, thats a good looking Not too much jank Glad I waited to get a nice deal for it on PC

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Liking Lost Legacy so

 
 
HPLargeCraft4

Oh hell yeah we are doing #TShirtToid

 
 
HeyItsDad

Dedicated about an hour of my time making my dream a reality in Soul Calibur The Hunter from Bloodborne, complete with the Moonlight Greatsword!

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Went to the mall this afternoon and while its depressing to see what its become over the The FYE there had a copy of Black Cauldron and I couldnt grab that up quickly Need more forgotten Disney movies, like Robin Hood and Mouse Detectiv

 
 
Electric Reaper

Zootopia, My Little Pony Friendship is Magic, and even Vampire Knight all handle the topic of racism better than

 
 
Brad Majors

I see your $90 Craigslist tshirt and raise you a

 
 
PhilKenSebben
 
 
Fuzunghoul

RWBY season 6 starts on Saturday, and for anybody whos been curious about checking it out theres marathons of every season each day this Right now is season 1, and its about to start from episode 1 again:

 
 
mullon

What happened to the Monkey Island license? Thats what I finally realized in the Telltale

 
 
Nathan D

So a ~20 second clip of Red Dead Redemption 2 An open world Western with Max Payne 3 gunplay and slo-mo kill Holy shit, this is going to be

 
 
TriSCAREarok

I see Occams Teepublic and raise a local Craigslist seller asking $90 for Your ball,

 
 
Dwavenhobble

EA allegedly using vague rules about harassment and claims of anonymous complaints to ban a Pro Player who was being critical of Fifa 19 and EAs scummy business practices