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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

Fuzunga

I was going to order Scarlett Nexus the other day but then I saw you all saying he demo was a big letdown, so now I’m playing All I have to say is you all are Game ordered!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
medicamecanica

Me and the fiancé finished Lain and had a good time with it considering its a miserable fever dream! Anyway, a youtuber out together a video on the PS1 videogame that released alongside it only in Interesting and very different from the anime!

 
 
PLANET P1SS 69

#wednesday

 
 
Zalno

The wreck my mental health comment I made the other day in regards to video game hype/disappointments was me doing a I dont actually get depressed over video >3>

 
 
Parismio

Were audiobooks always this cool? I remember listening to one for a bit before giving up cause just a narration wasnt my But then I rented Star Wars Light of the Jedi and this is awesome!? It has music, Background and Lightsaber sound effects!

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

I have to admit, i had a fun time watching the Sonic 30th Anniversary concert on The live comments were hilarious as always, especially with the official Sonic account there with the RIP

 
 
taterchimp

Has anyone made a Bao-ser? Like a green bao with little chip spikes and mushrooms maybe?

 
 
Morty

#nocontextoid

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Happy 30th Anniversary, Sonic The Hedgehog! Its time to celebrate with some Sonic Mania WITH CROWD CONTROL!

 
 
MeanderBot

Playing Slay The Spire on an Android phone:

 
 
Flanx

Ugh, I hate when food places hide their healthy eating A yogurt based coleslaw?

 
 
Exber

Current Status:

 
 
beatlemaniaxx

Something I noticed during the Nintendo E3 direct and the FP article on Skyward Sword: it seems like button only controls will only be for handheld mode?! I cant procontroller on the TV?

 
 
Mamekuma

The PSP/Vita issues have been fixed, but its too late for Crisis Tonight is another round of FF7R @ 8PM ET! If you got some time, come join me and lets discover the Remake differences together ʕ ᵔᴥᵔ ʔ

 
 
TheCooperators

I really cant decide what to rock next for I was thinking Biomutant, any community members play through it yet?

 
 
Gamingnerd

I hi-key wished there was no character limit in blogs, especially when images take up said character I actually had to remove a few images just so I could fit the first half Oh well, enjoy the read!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

New graphics card has been installed and Im amazed at the difference it Running things on ultra is a Means I can play smoothly with friends, so if anyone wants to co-op or do something multiplayer hit me If not just send nudes

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

Guilty Gear woes: Strive is growing on me a lot, but sometimes the only thing you fight online are Giovannas, Mays and Today was one of Man, those balance patches cant come Or more characters to rage about and complain!

 
 
indigit4l

I peeled off a sticky note to find this one It was the most beautiful weekend ever for me, and then days later I see that she wrote What an

 
 
TheBlondeBass

START SKETCHING!

 
 
NeoTurbo

Currently trying to beat Nocturne so its finished before SMT5 comes Just got to that mirage prison and Id say my current party is pretty great!

 
 
GoofierBrute

Big Chungus says stay hydrated and take care of Its only the middle of the week, but you got this!

 
 
Snaileb

Whos a good comrade?

 
 
Gajknight

Been playing DN recently and its so damn No spoilers but fully

 
 
RiffRaff

Just finished the latest and final issue of Stray I really enjoyed this 5 issue short A fun twist on the serial killer plot and an interesting look at dog Give it a read! (Warning: some scenes of animal abuse)

 
 
TurboKill

These past few days, theres been absolutely nothing to do at work other than handling phone calls and That never But it let me finally get into Been playing on my phone (OpenMW makes it control beautifully) and having a time

 
 
Hypno

Listenin to ABBA hope everyone has a fine day except for Torchman, I hope he has a great

 
 
Vadicta

#librarybookoftheday

 
 
Boxman214

Can someone explain to me WHY anyone still eats at Subway (this is a rhetorical question)

 
 
Seymour

I took the Steam Next Fest very seriously! Unfortunately, my headphones cracked and will have to wait to play the rest (for the So, so anxious!

 
 
Churros89

Just finished playing Unsighted demo on Steam and I really liked what Ive played so far! The pixel art is crazy detailed and the combat felt pretty good, even if I suck at it :p

 
 
mullon

I may have had a Maybe the reason I cannot get into JRPGs anymore is the same reason I cannot get into most manga anymore: I am sick of boilerplate shonen anime hero I look at the Xenoblade 2 or Grandia guys and my interest

 
 
ChandlerS04

Best drink ever,

 
 
Parismio

Scrolling past this post made me remember some anon online saying along the lines of Look, people are willing to work, just not for shit Im a huge believer in the minimum wage gets the minimum effort Ppl been saying this for

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Hmmn even if the game is a bit pricey imo I guess I might pick up Ender Lilies soon on Switch to fill the Silksong shaped hole in my heart for this want to know first if it is a bad Switch to see the steam and Switch prices arethesame

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a great day all!

 
 
Ricky Namara

Obligatory This Rock Album Comes With A Free Video Game post:

 
 
Xeo

I just discovered my new job has a massive stock of TMNT comics, both old and Singles, one-shots, graphic novels, collections, (Theres so much stuff in this store Im still discovering new stuff So, so very

 
 
hester2

Ive got one episode left of The Way different from the comics, which is a good Ennis is good at shock value, but this is actually good Heres to hoping it doesnt end the way he wrote it

 
 
Riley1sSpook

Yeah, thats about

 
 
sp testure

Tonights double feature will be Wargames and Buckaroo Banzai! Let the good times

 
 
Robo Panda Z

Band-Maids bassist, Misa, is so damn #ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 
Vesalius

Curent Status: SPIDERS DO NOT WORK THAT WAY

 
 
JohnSmith123

I really enjoy Nioh and it’s uh Diverse cast of Like you know Fuku and the

 
 
Whispering Willow

My employer went on about no talking and being productive, then the entire day we had little work and I didnt have a printer to go with my scanner for Sort that out send and I might not read my Cyberpunk Red

 
 
indigit4l

Does he LOOK like a BITCH!?

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Parismio

And thats Rift Apart done with That was such a good time, I want another game right Really loved how the adaptive triggers feel in this My fingers dont hurt after playing so thats a plus! The references to other games was so