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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

NeoTurbo

Man, the bosses in Persona 5 Strikers are no

 
 
Alphadeus

Intermission Complete (2021) - Written for Conundrum and Bass Not much to say about this It was a lot of fun to

 
 
PhilKenSebben

The Diablo II-R hype is real inside One of my most played games ever, and one of the few ways Blizzard could get more money out of me (the other being Decided to roll a Crusader in D3 for the first This dude clears shit

 
 
Shut Up Ace

I seem to recall at one point there was a group of FF14 players that made a Are they and it still around?

 
 
KnickKnackMyWack

Played Spidey and Spidey Miles back to back on Living proof that cinematic games don’t have be boring and obtrusive like most AAA So much passion and creativity and they look gorgeous in Also I like Peter’s new face :)

 
 
Mike Sounders

Ok, who hurt Koei Tecmo to the point they had to make trying to fuse Bugs in P5 Strikers a pain?

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Messing around with bullet patterns, now that I added radial paths for bullets :)

 
 
Mamekuma

Ive swapped my build from a medium armor Onmyo Splitstaff + Fist weapon build to a light armor Ninjutsu and Dual Swords + Hatchets build! So far so good, but I kinda prefer higher toughness and the dual sword skill tree is How about everyone else?

 
 
ctg867

New update on the CDPR While this isnt a worst case scenario (more details in the replies) the fact that they dont have their VPN back up after 2 weeks pretty bad

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I got mail today! I also got the 3 Mario Unrelated until hes announced in Smash: I also got a couple of Dragon Ball manga I think Im almost at

 
 
AtomicBanana

Helped the girlfriend buy a new winter jacket today, her first comment putting it on: It has so many Then the final fantasy victory fanfare started playing in my Ive done

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Seriously

 
 
Ricky Namara

A salute to the best toy salesman in Sadly I dont know the Please tell me in the comments if you

 
 
Shut Up Ace

Time to Kleanup and Klear! Donkey Kong Country 3! Come tell me to shut up!

 
 
Parismio

Oh hey, one of the AC games Also Im a little upset that the ps4 version was a pre-order bonus to AC7 so I guess I missed the boat

 
 
dmanatunga

Ughhh, they Fortnited He-Man for the new

 
 
cockaroach

I didnt know we were doing #selfietoid, sorry Im late for the party

 
 
Exber

Playing indies on the Vita is Salt and Sanctuary takes up most of my time without me even As a masochist I am, this game

 
 
triggerpigking

beach Pyra

 
 
cockaroach

nature For a while #pooptoid

 
 
Riley1sSpook

Current Status:

 
 
Fuzunga

Viacom just opened up a studio dedicated to making new animated Avatar content for Paramount and The original creators are heading it Animated film starts production this year

 
 
Parismio

Yeah this is spot on my experience with ace combat 7

 
 
Boxman214

What a nightmare it must be to work at CDPR these days

 
 
Fuzunga

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for: my face!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

A younger me, for #selfietoid

 
 
house4lyfe

No D-toid is home to a bunch of beautiful guys and Yall a sexy

 
 
Floppablecat

Yall are God

 
 
Xeo

Well, I dont have a selfie because I kind of hate myself But what I do have instead is the picture of this package that came today! I finally got a complete series of Wave 1 NECA Animated Turtles! (And Metalhead!)

 
 
indigit4l

Stonks are at it again, and Reddit is down right this I made some moneeeeey, damn I didnt have $GME Shit!

 
 
hlarge4

Work #selfietoid The look of shock you see is the result of the bombshell Anthem

 
 
GoofierBrute

Just found out that Frys went out of As if 2021 didnt already suck a fat one

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Ill join in because I hate not being part of a

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Lets try this New NieR trailer out, and its looking prettttty good! The remastered OST is sounding good! What do you think? (Late-game bits in there, dont watch if you want to go in blind)

 
 
Flanx

#selfietoid POV: you are a cat and are trying to convince me to let you into my

 
 
Funkotrons Finest

A little late, but it was so good seeing all you folks, feels rude not to share at this #selfitoid

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid Lets Go! oh

 
 
Gummypuss

As we have slightly more than 1 year until the 5 year anniversary of the infamous Yooka Laylee (comeon it wasnt awful) and Patch was delayed today I have no concrete idea if the hate bandwagon was worse on that or Probably

 
 
dmanatunga

Yall are some good looking But main reason no selfie from me is I havent had a haircut or shaved since the pandemic started, so any uploaded photos is likely to get me flagged on some terrorist

 
 
Sam van der Meer

I’ll #selfietoid as well, as if I needed to flash my mug

 
 
RenaudB90

So anthem is officially At least the blurb on the back of the box wasnt lying to us!

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Havent selfied in a while!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

The Judge Armor combined with the Lux weapon for the Dark Knight has ultimately completed my Fantasy Darth Vader

 
 
Occams

Synth music for Basically the Earthbound OST nearly 30 years before the

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

#waifuwednesday Got a gif o me mermaid Luci, so Ill share that in the comments since its too large for the photo uploader to

 
 
Lex

I #striptoid?

 
 
Robo Panda Z

What I think of all of your #selfietoid

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

Late, sideways #selfietoid

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
welshmetalhippy

I wasnt going to post anything due to lockdown not giving a crap about how I look but everyone else is doing it and Im totally susceptible to peer pressure #selfietoid