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Labor Day: Dance Dance Revolutionary

[Our final promoted blog this week for our Labor Day topic is from AwesomeExMachina, who put a lot of blood and sweat (and maybe a couple tears) into playing Dance Dance Revolution. If you want to see your own work on the front page, you st...   read

 
 
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Downloadables: Crashing the castle party

[Today's promoted blog comes once again from AwesomeExMachina, who really, really likes Castle Crashers. Want to see your own blog on the front page next week? Make sure you get your Motion Control blog written before Monday. -- JRo] A frie...   read

 
 
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Digital Distribution: Death of the insert

[Today's promoted blog on Digital Distribution comes from AwesomeExMachina, who tells us about a downside to no longer having physical packaging. As an added bonus and companion piece, watch this hilarious gif of him trying to catch his cat...   read

 
 
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The Slapstick Cephalopod: An Interview with the Octodad Team

[Community member AwesomeExMachina had the opportunity to speak with a group of game developers from De Paul University working on the game Octodad, which is bizarre, awesome, and definitely worth your attention. Want to see your own work o...   read

 
 
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No Clip: Red Dead Redemption

[No Clip is a Destructoid community blog series. An experiment in player interaction, AwesomeExMachina returns to popular games and plays them with a set of critical restrictions to rethink what we thought we knew. Note: this edition c...   read

 
 
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Groundhog Day: The Liberty to Pursue

[Once again, AwesomeExMachina brings us another wonderful Monthly Musing. This month, I asked you to write about games you keep coming back to over and over again, and today I bring you AEM's piece on why and how he still finds Grand Theft ...   read

 
 
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No Clip: Fallout: New Vegas

[No Clip is a community blog series where AwesomeExMachina applies a series of critical restrictions to a popular video game to see how it changes the gameplay experience. For this installment, he tries out his own, more difficult version...   read

 
 
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Chicago Night Fights: Marvel vs Capcom 3 Visits Chicago

Descending on a warehouse outside downtown Chicago was an innumerable hoard of Marvel vs Capcom 3 fans, chomping at the bit to get a taste of the game’s new build, fresh from the Tokyo Game Show. It was quite a surprise for ...   read

 
 
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Teh Bias: Critical errors at surface level

[For his Monthly Musing, AwesomeExMachina explores bias not in terms of developers or platforms, but simply in terms of aesthetics. Want to post your own Monthly Musing? Click on this and start writing! -- JRo] As I sit with pen and paper a...   read

 
 
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Alternate Reality: Time for a new job

[What happens when the World Warrior tournament is over? Once the princess has been saved? Video game characters have to do what many of us are already dealing with -- going around trying to find a job. For his Monthly Musing, AwesomeExMach...   read

 
 


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Top 10 Greatest Tiny Video Game Characters

[AwesomeExMachina brings us a list of game characters that often get overlooked...literally. -- JRo] In these modern days of gaming, one thing has become ineffably clear; bigger equals better. Games keep dishing out characters, one bigger...   read

 
 
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Something About E3: Imaginings from 20 years ago

[AwesomeExMachina brings us a Weekly musing blog about E3, talking about what we all thought the future of gaming would be like when we were kids, and how this E3 measured up. Now that E3 is finished, gather up your thoughts and post your o...   read

 
 
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The Great Escape: Tiny plastic guitars and wiimotes

[When I think of games that let us escape, I usually think of eighty hour RPGs or games with really deep mechanics. AwesomeExMachina shares with us how even 'casual' party games or No Fail mode on music games can serve as an escape. Want to...   read

 
 
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My Expertise: Latent racial bonus

[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our moms raised us...   read

 
 
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The Future: Overdoing the over-the-top

[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our moms raised us...   read

 
 
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Love/ Hate: A Gentleman's Baffling Love for Collecting Furniture

[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our moms raised us...   read

 
 
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Nothing is sacred: Games taking themselves too seriously

[Editor's note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our moms raised us...   read

 
 
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Day 2 under the rule of Windows Sound problems 10 hours of fiddling has produced significant improvements, but still a significant drop in sound quality in some games, mostly Some Youtube videos sound a bit off as

 
Dreamweaver

I really kinda like Teen Titans GO, but I wonder if the original series still holds I stopped watching around season three or four though, so I dont know much about all these cliffhangers the show ends What do you guys think? Should I buy them?

 
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Is too late for da cat gurls? Dis one

 
OrochiLeona

This time next wee lk is VS Fighting, probably Britains biggest multifaceted So I got some hardcore revision to do this week on Killer Instinct and Button Fighter Should be an awesome

 
Michformer

Just began playing The Wolf Among Us for the 1st If theres one other genre that holds my attention just as effectively as FPSs, its the adventure The writing & storytelling alone are reason enough for me to stick around & relish its qualities

 
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Just almost put my gamecase for the division into the fridge instead of my +4 dementia

 
JcDent

Caturday: vet visit blues!

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Of course one of the Windows 10 installs being stuck at 99% overnight while I tried to get some sleep was caused by Windows 7 Update refusing to let the Windows 10 Upgrade That only makes sense! Oh my

 
SeymourDuncan17

Just sitting down to play some Lumines on my PS2 was probably the most wholesome thing Ive done in these past few

 
BigDoniel

My Valkyria Chronicles Force of Will set arrived! So I have 545 cards of a game Ive played Good thing is the Valkyria set are in prepare decks, have to sort the other 320 into 40 card decks Never let it be said I dont dive into new thing

 

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