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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

lokhe

Valkyria Chronicles was 50% off on Switch and I have some travel ahead of me so it was the perfect time to pick it So far Im having a blast with The wholesomeness is strong with this one!

 
 
Shinkz

Today I learned that shiny Furrets are and now I must catch one

 
 
Goemar

So Im still chipping away at Cuphead in my spare Its pretty I mean its not like stupidly hard but its been a long time a game like this has made me put it down and come back to it

 
 
Riley1sCool

Platinum should make a JoJo

 
 
Road Runner

Beep beep!

 
 
Tricerapops

It is SO fucking awesome that I have to go online to launch Shakedown Hawaii or it just doesnt I cant possibly live with having to click another icon on my desktop Not when it doesnt fucking work, At this point it is

 
 
Occams

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is coming to Netflix on August 30th!!!!!! Ive been waiting so long for this and Im so happy its finally going to be a

 
 
TurboKill

So I wrote a blog a couple of hours ago about the FromSoft x George Martin

 
 
Cygnus Rush 961

Heres the new trailer for Codemasters reboot of Fingers crossed that its more inline with the original GRID and not like Autosport & 2 in terms of gameplay & track

 
 
Scrustle

Codemasters are finally bringing back the Grid series! I expect this is probably the first of the inevitable E3 reveals that always get announced before E3 for this

 
 
Pixie The Fairy

Im not too much for grinding my brains out to get mounts from EX trials in FFXIV, but I did finally obtain the Kirin mount for obtaining all the ARR trial No, Strider, you cant hunt it for bow

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I think Im going to release these on Tuesdays and Watch as I wander, confused, in places that are new to me!

 
 
Boxman214

Never heard of this before today, but it looks delightful!

 
 
taterchimp

Old photo of my Its like Buddy Holly and Anthony Bourdain mixed

 
 
Boxman214

Just watched Russian Doll for the second It really benefits from a repeat Its a fantastic show (though very mature in content, I highly recommend it!

 
 
Dr Mel

Started playing Sundered, a metroidvania that I think is easily lost in the But it does some very good things with conventions of the genre, it even does procedural generation in an interesting

 
 
Aurachad
 
 
Rudorlf

Good god, those poor guys from Chernobyl being dead corpses Guess Im never looking at Fallout ghouls the same way Also, this show better win some fucking awards for makeup, among other

 
 
Startyde

Really digging the 1st Rage on Its much smoother and more streamlined than I Its pretty arcadey which is a nice standout from the huge collectathon FPS of You can def see the influence that eventually led the team to Doom

 
 
FakePlasticTree

There was a rumour that Martin has been working with From Soft on Might be Update: This alleged game is apprently Norse Mythology based, titled Great

 
 
Zalno

So, Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp are getting removed from

 
 
JcDent

Memes are getting too

 
 
Riff Raff

Just got back from a little vacation in Sardegna and now begrudgingly heading back to Happy birthday to yall who had I really liked the GoT The stuck the landing Cant wait to get home and gets some MH World time

 
 
JcDent

Finally, a candidate who knows what the people really need: the HBO treatment of Steiner scout lance

 
 
Tricerapops

I am off in 4 I will sleep like Spatz is really protective of She will bite my leg if I let him cry for more than a minute or It is sweet how mothering she is with

 
 
Seymour

Just got a new mobile phone and am whoring myself out for good, unobtrusive games or even just Trying to remember a game about playing as a UFO with a claw that came down like those crane contraptions youd pour way too many dollars

 
 
RolanberryPrins

The winning Uniquilo Pokemon shirt looks a hell of a lot like a knock off of a MonaRobot Like, super Links in the

 
 
JcDent

When you get ratiod to the core of the

 
 
TheIntern

I wasnt ready for the Not at

 
 
Electric Reaper

So, isekai manga have started getting so common, that people are now making iseaki parody gag

 
 
AtomicBanana

If you ever need to make rice, cook it in bone broth instead of thank me

 
 
LaTerry

Ive been a little obsessed with EDF this past month, and I captured a few silly clips as I was

 
 
Dr Mel

The Chernobyl miniseries continues to be a profoundly good piece of

 
 
TheBlondeBass

Loved going back to A Hat in Time for its new DLC, but now I feel sad that my journey back into that world was so A full-fledged sequel would feel this hat-shaped whole in my

 
 
GoofierBrute

After 20 years of being happily married, and Banana have filed for Needless to say, its been a rather nasty banana

 
 
taterchimp

I always like the idea of playing chef in house, making awesome tikka or whatever, but in reality being a chef would I can go to any greasy diner and get dirt crusted food and be pretty happy with Having a good palette must be a

 
 
Electric Reaper

Pretty much every page in My Girlfriend is a T-Rex functions as a self-contained joke or Individual pages could be printed in the daily paper, and the jokes would work just

 
 
Mike Sounders

Beat the Gundam Breaker 3 DLC Still have Sekiro and KH to play, and Im rewatching GaoGaiGar with Gus and Vxxy, but my hearts wanting to rewatch Turn A

 
 
Jetter Mars

Just beat Kid Dracula off the My thoughts are in the

 
 
Parismio

Speaking of final fantasy I got the switch version for my bday yesterday and ive been having fun on handheld while watching I also nabbed ff11 collection on sale and pre-ordered ff14 shadowbringers for that leveling

 
 
Tyge

Dont usually like rep my own stuff, but my class is livestreaming out of the Legoland sealife aquarium right Check it

 
 
Electric Reaper

I get so annoyed with heroes blaming themselves for the misery and deaths caused by evil Yes, you might have had a chance to execute the However, Crazypants is to blame for any murders Crazypants

 
 
taterchimp

I was satisfied with the end of Game of

 
 
Osc

So I got this a few minutes

 
 
PhilKenSebben

This is my

 
 
triggerpigking

todays daily-sketch, been a while since I drew to experiment with different brushes and didnt get the watercolor look I wanted but I still dig

 
 
TheLimoMaker

David Beinoff and Dan Weiss on the last season of Game of Thrones

 
 
LoneMak

Ace Combat 7: Mission Accomplished

 
 
able to think

My housemate saw this advertised in the pack of Pokemon cards we got when we saw Detective Pikachu and had to have