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Wait. Hear me out. Yes, the first few missions are terrible. Yes, the combat is weird. But once you get past those niggles, Alpha Protocol is one of the best modern RPGs, rivaling even Mass Effect. I'll explain why.   read
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild may have ruined open world games for me. Why? Because it's so goddamned good, it reveals the flaws in nearly every other open world game ever made. Here are a few things Breath of the Wild does that absolutely dunk on other open world games.   read
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Board games
Video games (single-player ones, at least) teach you that you are the best, you are the only one who matters, you will always get more powerful, that your hand will be held, that you don't need to actually care about other hu...   read
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When Hello Games announced a minor delay for its much-anticipated game No Man's Sky, the team received death threats. When Kotaku so much as reported on the delay, its staff also got death threats. This is obviously...   read
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Overwatch has many characters. Some are superintelligent gorillas armed with lightning guns. Some are world-renowned DJs who can cure people with the power of music. Some are peppy, time-travelling Royal Air Force pilots. Som...   read
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Let's stop pretending we're heroes

[Publisher's Note: This was an early-access article from our subscription program, now released for free as Overwatch is out. Leaky benefits! Thanks to our patrons. -Niero] I have never been a hero in a video game. Ever. I've been told...   read

 
 
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I have a few friends who play The Division. Every once in a while, I'll ask them if they're playing it. Yeah, they'll say. I'll ask if it's gotten fun yet. Nah, they'll say. I'll ask them if they're gonna stop playing. "Maybe...   read
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Immoral games
With Hotline Miami 2 recently released, I realized I am really, really tired of games that belong in its genre. When I say "genre," I refer not to "action games" or "indie games" or even "violent games," but a subtler, more h...   read
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[This month, Destructoid turns 7 years old! Here's the top article of this weekend back in 2008. You can browse more of these in our Golden Archives. Nostalgic yet? -Niero] Call me a weakling, but it's been more or less forev...   read
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See you around, Destructoid

I don't like goodbye posts, generally. I can't count how many obviously insincere farewell posts I've read on innumerable blogs, where people whine and cry about missing the community and the people and the fun while silently thanking their...   read

 
 
 
 
 
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Sleep is Death is out, go buy it

Jason Rohrer's Sleep is Death is now available to the general public. You should seriously consider buying it. I've talked it up before (twice), but now's as good a time as any to check out this improvisational two-player storytelling game....   read

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Monthly Musing: E for Effort

Every month, the Destructoid Monthly Musing topic gives community members the ability to have their work posted on the Dtoid front page. Our own Josh Tolentino came up with this month's theme. Thank him if you like it, blame it if you don't...   read

 
 


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Fallen Legion"A Divided War"

 

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Splatoon 2"Stay just as fresh"

 
 
 

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New at the I cant get Jittery as hell now I may be drinking too Dont Its Going to make my self Make it a Next week, I hear theres going to be free lines of coke in the break

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Does anyone remember the VN Dysfunctional Systems? It had a Kickstarter for a prequel demo and full sequel that succeeded, but work on both fell through later They updated their KS with a new trailer for the prequel last I guess its back on!

 
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Igor, now with base colors! Also darker outlines, to account for his : Bump!

 
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Batman playing good cop? Well, thats

 
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Were there always so many events this densely packed together? There was E3, Anime Expo, RTX, D23, Evo and now Comic Con all in the span of a month!

 
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#randomvideooftheweek

 
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Strange that of all the Amiibo that came out today, the only one I couldnt find was the new inkling I even saw both

 
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The story of Uncle Terry

 
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Man, Heal League is some bullshit

 
 

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