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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

Flegma

Resuming streaming Xenoblade Chronicles X post-chapter 5 at right now (latest plot advancements: Ma-nons Will delete this qpost again once Im

 
 
Jordan Devore

How goes the Animal Crossing fishing and bug hunting? Theres a ton of new critters to catch this month in the Northern A few of em look super

 
 
JuIc3

So reports are coming in that PS5 and Series X games are going to be marketed at Sours up the ol’ milk a

 
 
NeoTurbo

The dumpster near my apartment the day I moved

 
 
Gajknight

My dumpster after I throw a lighter in

 
 
Rad Party God
 
 
medicamecanica

More puritanism and censorship that left wing SJWs have to fight from Aint it

 
 
GoofierBrute

The competitive Smash community and EVO right now:

 
 
LoneMak

Enjoy the 3 day weekend folks! Be safe out Also, MHW is giving out sweet decos just for logging Especially the expert and Happy hunting!

 
 
Electric Reaper

Today, the dangerous and unconstitutional EARN IT advanced to the Senate This disgusting bill is a threat to free speech and Call your Senators soon to reject this

 
 
NeoTurbo

Decided to mess around with the Captura(aka photo) mode in Warframe Heres my favorite one so far, with some more in the comments!

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Rico the Penguin

Imagine being a spam bot for tourism in the middle of a That has to be one of the saddest robo

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

FOLKS i have a i want this game and it will never exist

 
 
Gus TT Showbiz
 
 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

This has been my fucking jam the past few This band is great, thee oh sees out of Part of that whole new wave of psych/garage groove shit that I think has been a wonderful addition to music

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Pedro and his friend are moving up in the world! I just really hope this is animated like the

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Some more AiC because thats all Im listening to this

 
 
taterchimp

Clone high is coming back!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

After playing enough Dark Souls 2 SotFS edition, Ive warmed to the game more than I thought I I still have a lot of the same issues as I did with the original and the opening areas are kinda weak imo, but Im gelling with the game more this

 
 
Boxman214

Why dont all authors/directors/artists/etc understand this?

 
 
RenaudB90

The collection

 
 
homeoftheblues

Two and a half hours and I will be driving home for a three day weekend! Whoohoo! Taking Wilf to the beach this weekend being our first getaway from the kids in 10 I plan on being sore when the vacation is over, if you know what I #abouttime

 
 
medicamecanica

The July games I plan to play this month are Crosscode, Deadly premonition 2, and Ghosts of How bout yall?

 
 
dephoenix

#Striptoid

 
 
Vincentdante

Uurgh so confession I am actually looking forward to the Avengers game purely on the branding (anyone who has ever seen me comment about a comic book know whats up) and will probably pre-order I HAVE BECOME THE

 
 
taterchimp

I had a dream I was playing in a Megaman marathon for AGDQ, in a really bad Megaman outfit (like a bathrobe and a Before I got on stage to replay, I remembered that I am awful at Megaman, and it would in no way be a speed

 
 
lokhe

Finished up my randomizer Some of the key items were in extremely annoying places Before I finished I managed to find yet another illusory wall (catacombs) Ive never found before, that lead to a bonfire of all things! This game

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So, my the back of my leg has been hurting quite a bit for a few days now, probably due to going back to Yesterday it got so bad I could barely walk on Had to call out from work In my infinite wisdom I only thought just now to ice

 
 
Mike Sounders

Didnt expect to wake up to the Smash community basically imploding but here we

 
 
RiffRaff

Question: Theres content on Hulu and Netflix USA I want to Hulu isnt available in my Can I safely put a VPN on my smart TV? Is that a bad idea? Could I even subscribe to Hulu from Europe? Google just drowns me

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So many cool/meme remixes of Jet Set Radio music came out yesterday from SiIvaGunner! This one is more the

 
 
Flegma

Mortifoles, germivores, tectinsulas, scirpos -- all reasons why I find the world of XCX so much more interesting than the one in XC1 and XC2, although they can get Two plant mortifoles are in the picture

 
 
Parismio

Mmm I could go for some tamales

 
 
Operative20

Happy Thursday, hopefully many of you have tomorrow off for the holiday, I think we all deserve a long weekend

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Ancient Greek

 
 
Parismio

Jfc the smash community is a huge dumpster fire right

 
 
Shinkz

Aaaaaaaah Nagatoro is getting an anime!

 
 
RiffRaff

Got woke up at by a mother and 50yr old son having a heated argument about redecorating the house and getting a sex A few weeks before that Romanian prostitute slap fight and a flamboyantly gay Whats up with my corner?

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Buonanotte

 
 
Voltaic Owl

This is an important video about video

 
 
bong264

Did they ever make a good Superman game?

 
 
Mike Sounders

I am absolutely drained, and today was a holiday! Hope everyone had a good

 
 
RolanberryPrins

I would just like to have a moment of appreciation for our boy, Mystery Vertigo Weirdness has knocked me on my ass this week and Frosty has gone over the moon to help me feel Hes not only a nice butt and a pretty face but a beautiful soul

 
 
RenaudB90

So long, Nice art but the tutorial sucks, the UI is jank and the gacha rates are

 
 
triggerpigking

Drew a cute lil Might color it

 
 
JohnSmith123

Previews for the PC port of Death Stranding are looking real fine performance Being able to hit [email protected] with any RTX 20-series card is

 
 
Hakkurei

I dont blame

 
 
Rasori

Thats Voltron: Legendary Defender all wrapped It had its highs and lows as all things do, but its a damn good Ill leave some of my Season 8 spoiler thoughts in the comments, but for the series overall, I recommend

 
 
streetmagik3

FYI, Fangamer, which I found through an article here (thanks by the way) about the flip grip--a switch must have for shmups Anyway, they have some games that are stupid expensive anywhere Ill explain more Pic is a clue