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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

Inquisitive Raven

Can you imagine changing your avatar to a Christmas version on the 1st of December? Couldnt be

 
 
Thehorrorwhore

Bro, once again, my crew at work humbled Had a falling out with a person i thought was solid and despite his best efforts the crew told him where to stick it and they recognize a real Sad about Debo but happy af they know whats up 💯

 
 
Clarknovalis

Good morning guys! Today Im gonna add a little bonus in the comments! #morningcovers

 
 
bong264

My latest Lord of the Night! Señor Juan Rico Flower Likes: Carne Asada, King of Fighters, Dragonball Z and plays guitar at his tios

 
 
Anthony Marzano

Quick! Before its too late! #cursedmas is almost upon

 
 
Lord Spencer

Does anyone remember Tomba! on the PS1, the pink-haired star of an interesting cult-hit action-platforming game? Check out my review of it here in

 
 
Whispering Willow

Its done! Everyone else might like the Blades Resolve, but Shoebill still judges and disapproves of all it lays eyes

 
 
streetmagik3

Late to the game, but better late than Funny, I put more time into NMS on the PS4 than I did on Xbox, but using what I learned there helped Ive got like 350 billon space bucks in this Its literally the game I dreamed about as a

 
 
taterchimp

Final Fantasy 8 is done, and so is my quest to beat every mainline Final Fantasy

 
 
Vesalius

My newest Night Dude, Alphonso Dominick Dreadnought III, Certified Public Heart of Darkness, flaying, Billy Ocean, Drakkar Noir, Funions, Thomas Howell

 
 
mullon

I want a copy of The Art of Blasphemous but its sold out

 
 
Dangus Taargus

I dont know if I ever managed to do this as a kid, but Ive finally finished San Francisco Rush on N64 at Thats all keys on all 7 tracks as well as a first place circuit finish on DEATH MODE! Feels good to finally do On to Rush The

 
 
Neronium

Why is it whenever I clean I lose something important and cannot find it despite my room being well, cleaned? Cant find my RetroTink 5X remote which is

 
 
ScionVyse

The Christmas pasta has arrived Oh boy!

 
 
TurboJasper

Its a TurboJasper day That means an open invite for Mario Kart while I drink! I dont I always Prove me I am also open to the concept of being

 
 
ctg867

This was genuinely anxiety inducing (fr, tiny ribbon cables should be banned under federal law) but putting an SSD in my One X has been game changing I load back from MP games basically at the same time as my buddies with Series Xs

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The full sized Lucario plush has the best promotional

 
 
Smestey

Girlfriend offered to get me a Series X for Christmas and was able to get an all access order As a longtime halo fan I am beyond excited to try out infinite and try out game pass but as a working adult with a ps5, I wonder if I will have time for both

 
 
Mike Sounders

WHATS IN THE TORN BOOOOOX

 
 
homeoftheblues

Im out and about today and the car in front of me had a Brazzers license plate Im

 
 
Seymour

I really hope that Infinites MP does curated/segmented playlists soon, if not at Thats when Ill likely jump Team Slayer, SWAT, I might try it now if stuff like Oddball is less commonly-thrusted onto the player than Slayer or

 
 
Spiders For Sale

It is not; drawing a sigh of relief from However, as you push for it to open there is some resistance, requiring you to use quite a bit of Finally, you get it open far enough to slip The room you enter is in pure chaos!

 
 
Mamekuma

I think Arceus is sorta going this route, but I dont even care about brand new I would happily explore a region with new variants of existing Pokemon, new babies, new evolutions, I think thats one of the best things theyve ever done

 
 
Mike Sounders

Last call to join secret santa! Names are being drawn tomorrow so if you want in, its now or never! EDIT: EVENING BUMP

 
 
bong264

I woke up and chose

 
 
Roager

My garfixcard is too old to play Halo Infinite, so instead I started playing Halo Finished the first games campaign for the first time in at least a Holds up beautifully, its such a well-executed

 
 
Spiders For Sale

Before proceeding upwards, you check the door on the other side of the landing and see the familiar layout with a bed at the far end and an automaton writing behind a After two more landings you reach a singular door that you hope is not

 
 
Vadicta

Just remembered this

 
 
Fuzunga

Cursedmas season is upon

 
 
GoofierBrute

Just when I felt that the cold empty void I call my heart could no longer feel warmth or joy, I find out that Korone did a cover of the FE main theme recently, and now everything is going to be

 
 
NeoTurbo

ITS HAPPENING!!! Also major spoilers if you care about the story up to this

 
 
RiffRaff

#Blessedmas

 
 
Flanx

Theyre increasing the exp gain on the Halo battle pass which is cool because faster unlocks but isnt this meant to last until May? Well be done with it by Jan at this rate, does that mean well have nothing to unlock for 4 months? 🤨🤔

 
 
Whispering Willow

One DR run away from completing my relic Gunblade in Would have gotten my Dark Knight one, but it had a dozen glowing weapons and Gunbreaker doesnt have many

 
 
Spiders For Sale

For a good twenty minutes you dig through all the In the end, the only useful things you find are a small pouch for stone-storage and the least rusted knife that you apparently could hope to find in this place; for self-defence, if

 
 
Gajknight

Tis the

 
 
Seymour
 
 
TheBlondeBass

New blog? New blog! Its about my favorite games of 2021, its late enough that I feel like thats acceptable ^^ Bump 2!

 
 
Exber

As a tradition since 2011, my awards are ready to be Not longer calling them retro as the games you see in the image were released in the 2010s with the exception of Metroid Will be sharing them daily on social media and here on Dec 30th

 
 
PhilKenSebben

PETA went hard with I love I straight lold at this:

 
 
Spiders For Sale

Everything resembling food in the room is long You open a tin can with a rusted knife that breaks immediately afterwards and a thick disgusting foam accompanied by an even worse stench comes bubbling out of the You throw it into a

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Current Status:

 
 
Retrofraction

Is there a way to fix the web adds constantly cycling? I really want to read comments but they have started cycling every 5-10 seconds and it pushes my phone screen back to the top of the

 
 
Operative20

Wedding present to ourselves: a C1 I have been looking forward to such an upgrade for years, and now Ill finally have Took a 10 inch hit on screen size compared to my current LED but Ill get used to

 
 
SpikeyWiggedHero

So I know that the Switch is underpowered and the Steam Deck is nearly here, but playing Astral Chain in handheld mode is a real next-gen moment for An action-adventure game with that much density of detail and depth, on such a teeny, tiny

 
 
Gajknight

#CurrentStatus

 
 
Just Aaron

Is it too soon to post New Years resolutions? Mine is to quit Got drunk last night and inhaled a 6 pack and a pound from Taco Worst part about drinking is how hungry I So, I`m going to try and go a whole year without any

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a terrific day!

 
 
Lord Spencer

My second PS5 controller started drifting after exactly two Apparently, this is a common issue, but I dont see it discussed as much as the Joy-Cons drift (I have two healthy pairs for over a