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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 itís 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, iím 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 ďrealĒ 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

Nior

Getting flagged as a bot while trying to publish a blog, Ive no idea Anyone knows a solution? EDIT: I ended up going tru the entire Turns out, the words getting flagged were cas ino and Kyoce ra (as in the Ok

 
 
Kirbykrumper1

Finding Death Stranding to be an incredibly unique and rewarding experience; have enough thoughts where id like to write a long form blog, something i havent done in About 20 hours in, still in chapter

 
 
Hypno

Cant believe Nekro made it into the new Pokemon games!

 
 
Electric Reaper

So, Urban Dictionary was no I tried looking up the definition of cake hunter, and Google only gave me food-related Does cake hunter have some definition outside of food?

 
 
Zalno

My latest C-Blog went Decided to talk about the 10 absolute best Pokemon returning in Sword and alert: Its

 
 
JohnSmith123

Hot take: Pokemon Sword/Shield didnt deserve the negative reaction that it Not trying to sweep away totally valid, and level headed, criticism, but it didnt deserve the kind of nasty reaction it

 
 
Boxman214

Ugh its Go away!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I WOULD get sick during a 4-day break! I just hope I can get it together by

 
 
Jetter Mars

Dont look at me like that,

 
 
RiffRaff

This meme keeps on

 
 
Zalno

Well hey, its been several months since Ive actually posted anything in the How bout I post a C-Blog Ive been writing on and off for the last month or so?

 
 
Shoggoth2588

My schedule for Thanksgiving/ Black Friday is I should be fine if I sleep during the day of

 
 
Kerrik52

OnRush is pretty baller and seemingly solves the standard issues in racing games by inventing racing modes that allow players who fall behind to teleport back into the A shame then that its styled entirely after Fortnite and its monetization!

 
 
Chris Moyse

I finally got around to watching Alita Battle Angel, and although its very flawed, and all the bad things I heard about it are true, I still enjoyed it, perhaps just because of my childhood link with the 93 I thought Waltz and Salazar were great

 
 
Shinkz

I look Also nyaning intensifies

 
 
RiffRaff

I would love a game like Like a Chibi Robo x Goose What are the most wholesome games youve ever played?

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

So with the Pokemon hullabaloo and GOTY discussions coming what game were you super hyped for this year and ended up not pulling the trigger? #Questiontoid

 
 
Tricerapops

Just when you thought GI could not be any closer to the pulse of cultural

 
 
Xeo

Hey, I know this a really dumb But any of you folks have any codes from Pizza Roll bags with the Modern Warfare thing on it? Im missing two, and the last one I bought someone apparently Figured Id ask on

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Just watched The Toys That Made Us episode about I used to eat, sleep, and breathe TMNT back in the early 90s, so of course I owned/recognize 3/4 of what was Also, Konami, PUT OUT A TMNT COLLECTION YOU COWARDS

 
 
Blanchimont

Pokemon Sword got really lazy with the Cinderace feels like a half assed Fire/Fighting while the rivals Rillaboom is the same for a

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

And thats Outer Worlds Ultimately a pretty good game, I had fun with it and Im glad I seemed to have gotten one of the better

 
 
Parismio

heh-heh ya damn right it is

 
 
taterchimp

Relevant today as ever

 
 
Voltaic Owl

Todays game with the 4yo: Joe & Mac A bit shorter than I was expecting, but thats probably because I made liberal use of save states to bypass the occasional bullshit Gameplay isnt great but the visuals are, especially the

 
 
Electric Reaper

Well, Google Stadia looks increasingly Maybe it will crash and burn before 6 months

 
 
Seymour

Put a little image together of me and my team that I plan to train Unless I spy another bombass Poke in the Wild area that I really really Lost my split when I spotted

 
 
triggerpigking

Lets be basically the same character, and I love them for it!

 
 
Lex

#currentmood

 
 
able to think

If youre playing Jedi Fallen Order return to the first planet after getting force Theres a game changing upgrade there that I wont spoil but is Plus at least 2 health stim

 
 
DeScruff

Uhhh I guess Spoiler in comments? If you know whats up with This Lass, and Team Yell its prob

 
 
Fuzunga

In Sword and Shield the boxes have an option to make battle Does anyone know what this is for?

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Geist is a cool hidden gem for the Gamecube! Two levels Using Dolphin but I might buy it for my collection after Im Up next is either Star Wars Bounty Hunter or Cubivore for GCN games Ive never Cubivore on eBay holy shit!

 
 
Operative20

So I spilled a but of water on my mechanical keyboard while cleaning up, now the V and space bar dont Any tips?

 
 
Riley1sCool

H A Y A T O

 
 
Nathan D
 
 
Shibboletho

I had fully intended to stay quiet until I finished the game (Im not even close), but my god this soundtrack is Avoid looking at the comments or related This track comes from the bonus album; Im not sure where it plays in the

 
 
Boxman214

ok which one of yalls siblings posted this

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

Wow this is so terrible

 
 
RiffRaff

Finally finished Pillars of Eternity 2! What a terrific game! Deep lore, great narrative, memorable characters and setting, and gorgeous art If youre in the mood for a massive RPG I cant recommend it Next up, actually finishing D:OS2!

 
 
Chris Moyse

I like it when people like Not to say we shouldnt always keep a critical But I like it when people like

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Im lovin the new I have a couple issues with it, more nitpicky like I wish background characters were clearer and I wish the music didnt sound like a really loud 3dsI also got my shit kicked by a lvl 15 Roselia that just refused to catch

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I cant binge Mandalorian so I guess Ill go through Bojack damn, that got real kinda

 
 
LegendPenguin

Appreciating how Jedi: Fallen Order doesnt beat you over the head with its FromSoft mechanics and more eases them in naturally as you Less forced (ha), more