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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

Gajknight

Guy 1: What did we learn QT3? QT3: Well, when strange looking people go to a different country and do not speak the native language, everyone thinks theyre Guy 1: Aha, now youre learning about humans! Me: #Relevant #OnPoint #StayWokePeople

 
 
Neronium

Welp commissioned a friend for some more overlays and a new Theyll be inside the comments for the most part but what do you all My favorite one is how the Re: Coded overlay turned Edit: Bump for people actually

 
 
Kerrik52

Cant say I cared for the Getter Robo or Kinnikuman references, but there was totally a Devil May Cry reference in this weeks episode as We got lore and awesome callbacks About time they crank up the explosions #SymphogearSunday

 
 
D-Volt

Risk of Rain 2 is around $9 in the Argentina eShop, which can only be accessed through its You can use a USA credit/debit card and the code can be redeemed in the US Ill leave instructions in the comments for anyone

 
 
Electric Reaper

Sweet, another new mech game for This game looks closer to Armored Core than War Tech It also has a Steam

 
 
Czar Kazem

Me right now #freshmemes

 
 
Rudorlf

So looking forward to a poasible Pro Half-Life in the (And subs left for Civvie to suffer through Duke Nukem For

 
 
Boxman214

Havent played Gears 4, but Im like 1/4 of the way through 5 (its real Am I supposed to like JD? Because I definitely do

 
 
Hokogan

If you haven’t checked out Kind Words on Steam, I recommend Not really a game but is refreshing to just sit back and feel the

 
 
ObliqueZombie

After all these years, I finally saw Matrix: Reloaded for the first Maybe a controversial opinion I think it was better than the first! The end was weird, but the whole ride was Also CGI Keanu looks terrible, and is also amazin

 
 
Hokogan

Picked up Daemon X Machina last night - as I proceed to take on more than I have time to play with this release Looking forward to it

 
 
hlarge4

Beat Wolfenstein: New Only took 3 What a great Weapons felt and looked great, sound design was Characters were Missions were the exact kind of nonsense I On to Darksiders Fan of the

 
 
RenaudB90

owwwww my head hurts

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
mullon

I could go for another Resident Evil 7 style

 
 
eastyy

Two of my Fav shoot em ups ever are coming DeathSmiles and DeathSmiles II not sure what formats i would assume ps4 and switch

 
 
Tricerapops

Giant Bomb claimed on their recent Bombcast that 2K denied them a review copy of BL3 due to the tone of their E3 This, plus Randy, plus sending goons to Youtubers homes, plus Epic exclusivity, plus dubious review builds? Im

 
 
JcDent

Reviewed a bad game AND got published on a new site

 
 
CaptainDustTree

Well, borderlands continues the series tradition of having terrible boss fights for single It’s always nice to kill 90% of a boss and then have to start over because there wasn’t anything else to kill to get back

 
 
Electric Reaper

While that would be a rather unnerving sight, having that many spiders gathered in 1 area would cause a drastic decrease of insect

 
 
Fuzunga

Man, that was a great My friends cooked me dinner and we played Smash Bros for

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Todays There are more MA pilots out We also accidentally destroyed that mans Enjoy Part 3 of Blaster Master Zero 2!

 
 
Goemar

YEAR

 
 
sp testure

Final Fantasy 7R will have a classic turn based Im sorry Moze but Im a FL4K man

 
 
RobsonC68704105

While the design of the new bookshelf is not ready, we will tighten it to

 
 
RobsonC68704105

Small toothbrush display, now fits Snes Now they dont

 
 
Chris Hovermale

Ive postponed my next cblog long Expect it around afternoon

 
 
RobsonC68704105

Restore some N64

 
 
RobsonC68704105

Organizing the console cabinet is already lacking

 
 
taterchimp

Garlic Bread is actually Garlic Wake up sheeple!

 
 
able to think

Some dipshit just crashed their car into a fence about 200 feet from my house and now theyre screaming up a Its a Saturday night so Im assuming theyre Best part is Im pretty sure the car is a Camero or a What an

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Its Time to get Were starting off Strange Game Saturdays with Aero Fighters 2 for the Arcade!

 
 
mullon

I wish I had known about these Tetris Effect events sooner, I would have been all over that

 
 
Electric Reaper

I hope Doom Eternal has some similar to the Armored Offensive & Rich Get Richer combination from Doom Running around through earlier levels with endgame weapons with infinite ammo was

 
 
LastKingofHearts

Is anybody else getting ads on Dtoid despite paying for them to not be there? Edit May have been a Dtoid Huge membership running Could be Crack The world may never know because now its not an

 
 
Jetter Mars

Oh Gravity Rush I like you but I want to love Seriously, the controls in this game are so disorienting at times and its feels hard to get anything done with the shifting Im also not a fan of the Lunar Am I doing something wrong?

 
 
Electric Reaper

35 perks in one level of Tesla vs Lovecraft in the Eldritch Sweet, sweet Theres even 2 epic (very powerful gamechanger) perks in

 
 
CaimDark Reloaded

Ill be damned, over here some Epic Store exclusives are in fact cheaper than what Id expect them to cost on Steam, sometimes significantly Now is a rather compelling

 
 
Kyle Yadlosky

#librarybookoftheday

 
 
medicamecanica

Control has started to get on my Dont like the upgrade system, you can go from full health to dead in an instant, checkpoints suck, and the david lynch stuff in the beginning Fridge boss looks cool but ive fallen to my death 5

 
 
triggerpigking

Quick sketch of Minerva from Valkyria Chronicles 4

 
 
taterchimp

These two words should never be this close together, thank you very much

 
 
Cloudman Sam

#PepperFactoid

 
 
Yrahcaz But Snowy

Picked up Daemon and played the first couple of So far its exactly what I was hoping The mecha are fun to fly, the story is at the very least interesting so far, and I really like the art I cant wait to unlock cooler parts :D

 
 
Torguebow

I got the Fired up and angry as all hell its Soulbow streaming Gears 5 classic Get ready to get gibbed

 
 
Frostyflakes

If they ever carried over any elements of DOOM 3 to any other DOOM title it should be the little robot friends that give a happy little chirp when they kill

 
 
Boxman214

#confessiontoid When getting dressed, I often go sock shoe sock shoe, instead of sock sock shoe

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

I forgot how much of a jet engine the PS4

 
 
Sam van der Meer

Happy Saturday! I hope your time off is relaxed, or your work If your day isn’t going the way you’d like, maybe take solace knowing that 13 years ago today, in its home country of Japan, the greatest game of all time was