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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 

More Action/Adventure World Screens

If you missed the first one:(( http://www.destructoid.com/blogs/HKKstudios/action-adventure-world-has-mr-destructoid-in-it-198997.phtml )) These are some screens of a certin someone, thats all I have to say The Daft Punk Robots Alongside...

 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

Action/Adventure World has Mr.Destructoid in it

I've been working on a game called Action/Adventure World for almost 3 years now. It started out as a joke but quickly became something more. I've been designing games since I was a kid, and Action/Adventure World was one of those games. I ...

 
 
 
 

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...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Heat

Potato chips, beer, rum and Thats what i call a good sunday

 
 
JcDent

How a bomb falling out of a B-17 feels

 
 
JcDent

Turkish Helicopters DEMOLISH Patch Of Dirt With Kurdish Sympathies, FAIL To Hit Journalists Unlike Glorious Russian Air Murder

 
 
Fuzunga

I was just going to complain that nobody reminded me about the Onrush open beta because its taking me so long to download (11 gigs!) that itll be over by the time it BUT its now been extended by 2 days so I guess Im playing it after all!

 
 
A LevelHeaded Gamer

Deadpool 2’s box office haul worries me a It’s an awesome movie (I definitely found it funnier compared to the But it grossed $7M lower than the original, even with double the budget, and failed to meet the $305-350M

 
 
Tohsaka

All Much to be improved

 
 
TriCerAroK

Resi 7 Coming to Switch!!! A streaming

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

I may have bought video games this

 
 
Fuzunga

An informative video that seems like it was made specifically for you

 
 
Donley Time

Man, we finally did it! Boss 101 is out on the Xbox One right What a I know we have been quiet here on Destructoid but we are working behind the scenes! Hope everyone is well and remember to always - LIVE YOUR DREAMS!

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Well that was quite something and she wasn’t kidding Fun fight too! Should probably warn about spoilers, even if the game is almost 10 years old

 
 
Mike Sounders

Hi Destructoid! Torch is finally building me after like 2 years!

 
 
dephoenix

Well that was Had trouble getting a DVD out of my When I tried to eject, it just made a horrible sound & wouldnt come Eventually did and I tried it with a different disc & had no issues, so apparently it was the DVDs

 
 
Michformer

I keep getting a Are you sure youre human? page every time I try saving my Danke schon for any help you can

 
 
Flanx

Im meant to be saving games in September but Ive already forgotten what they are?

 
 
taterchimp

Just found jigsaws parking garage in Fallout 4 and what the shit is that about

 
 
Matt I Guess

I made jambalaya for dinner I’m pretty happy with how it turned out! Also went shopping yesterday and a bunch of other

 
 
Greenhornet214

The music is the unsung hero of Hyrule Its

 
 
Isuma

Even though Infinity War is the best Avengers movie it still got nothing on both Deadpools movies (saw DP2 today) and Black THOSE are the real saviors of a saturated

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Hey everybody! Im doing a giveaway for two people where you can win either: A copy of Half-Genie Hero(with all the DLC) on Steam, or a two-pin set from A Hat in All you have to do is comment below! Winners will be picked US only please!

 
 
A LevelHeaded Gamer

Any Destiny players here? Ive beaten the new Lair (Raid) thrice already and the boss mechanics were Once you get it down though, it becomes almost like muscle know a lot of players detest it due to the

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

One Bayonetta down, one more to go!

 
 
zatoseyes

Secret of Evermore is Man, its such a great A deeply flawed game, but still It also has an after credits Suck it Marvel!

 
 
Professor Dillyball

Got a whole bunch of games (perhaps too many?) from the Devolver Steam sale last Now to find time to play them Well anyways, my first ever cBlog is up! Have a great day!

 
 
Michformer

The more I play Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth, the more disappointed I am about GOGs decision to take it down last Prevents it from being accessible to modern audiences, which is a bummer since I believe itd benefit

 
 
Chris Moyse

I was hangin with my sister, one of the few folk I have, and shes just left to go live in the for a I couldnt be happier for her, but Im melancholy as fuck at the decreasing health, wealth and security in my Im losing all

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Despite the issues with some of the bosses, the PS3 version is ultimately still The combat is a lot of fun, even without the Wiis wank TV remote Also, I really wish they hadnt cut out the open world in Hope its back in

 
 
siddartha85

Man, Hyrule Warriors is fun! Im so glad they brought it to I knew I would like Linkle, but this Impa is pretty

 
 
Lex

Fuck me for 100%ing Stories: Path of that last achievement was such a pain and just showed that the leveling system wasnt really balanced for the games

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I made a short CBlog (for me) about game collections that I didnt It should be live an hour or It seemed like a good idea since its almost E3 and I wouldnt be surprised if we see a bunch of new collections this

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

So turns out that an annoying drawback of bagging a bunch of physical games is that you have to STAND UP and walk up to the console when you want to play something Then walk back to the Who does that? What a shocking revelation!

 
 
Spiders For Sale

Divinity OS is losing steam after the first A lot more combat, a lot less interesting things to see and interact Said combat is slowly turning into mere routine, as

 
 
ShadeOfLight

With Zelda being playable in Hyrule Warriors and also having her BotW costume, I felt it necessary to recreate that most captivating and memorable moment from Breath of the

 
 
TheNewDeadar64

So remember like, a year ago I was building a Pentium i200 machine? No? Well, either way Im almost Picks in the comments because mobile :D

 
 
Greenhornet214

Linkle is my new waifu

 
 
Rad Party God

And yet again, this takes me WAAAY back; PSP vs We all know how that ended, but its amazing to see how both were unveiled and I admit that the PSP looked a lot sexier than the OG Both systems were amazing though, but I far preferred the NDS =)

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Im going to call it before walking into the last room and watching the last 40 or so minutes of plot: Ive beaten Xenoblade Chronicles 2 again! 2017 was a great year for JRPGs considering this is the second one Ive played through twice in a

 
 
Kerrik52

This has quickly become my favorite Its so comfy! #SymphogearSunday

 
 
Chris Hovermale

My Gravity Rush 2 Token grinds been going faster than I thought! Just might get it all done today!

 
 
Hypno

Yummy

 
 
FakePlasticTree

From two shitty bosses, one easy, to an actual fun fight with a very bad Yay!

 
 
zaxaboom234

I remember Miiverse ending last year, but I never got this email to download my post history :/ Damn I miss that (screenshot from going to website)

 
 
Yrahcaz

I dont know how you guys feel about it but iTunes on windows has to be the most user-unfriendly program Ive ever had the displeasure of It took 30 fucking minutes to add 2 albums to my wifes

 
 
Dango

My oregano plant is dying despite my best efforts to keep it It got plenty of sunlight and plenty of water too, the ungrateful bastard!

 
 
Goemar

So Pinball Arcade is being They’re loosing the license for all the Williams and Bally tables (which is a LOT of tables) so if you want them you have until 30th June to get I highly recommend the excellent

 
 
Gimic300

Wondering why Ive never seen anyone mention the idle animation in Celeste during which Madeline applies

 
 
JcDent

That one time the king visited the

 
 
The Actual Charlton Heston

For anyone who is interested, I will be performing interpretive dance to Pink Floyds The Dark Side of the Moon next Friday and Saturday inside of an abandoned Blockbuster Video, from 4:30 AM to 5:30 Kids get in free; there will be a bouncy

 
 
Union pvt bong264

#LateNightRock