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Why Pokemon's evil teams rarely take over the whole story

Pokémon players want to be the very best, like no one ever was. To catch them is their real test, and to train them is their cause. I mean, if you buy a Pokémon game, you can probably assume that’s why you wanted to buy ...

 
 
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The Switch is still scheduled to be skewered by 1001 Spikes

When people argue about game difficulty, most of the time what they're really arguing about is if said game was properly marketed to the same people who would end up enjoying it. Cuphead looks like a cute, simple 2D platformer, but it's act...

 
 
 
 
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Darkest Dungeon to terrorize Xbox One owners this month

After launching two years ago for Windows and Mac, Darkest Dungeon has slowly made its way to other systems including the PlayStation 4, Vita, iPad and Switch just a month ago. Left out of the fun has been Xbox One, but that changes at the ...

 
 
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Heel-turn: Kain's Legacy

[I remember playing the hell out of those old PS1 demo discs back in the day, and I must have gone through that one section of Soul Reaver over thirty damn times. I miss those things so much. It's just not the same when you can downloa...

 
 
 
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Fan project turns Overwatch into a fighting game

Overwatch has become a staple in competitive gaming, so, it's no surprise that plenty of fans might wonder how the heroes of Overwatch might fare in a different competitive scene. No, this isn't the Overwatch kart racer we've all ...

 
 
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Review: Secret of Mana (Remake)

Secret of Mana memories have been popping up like daises and inserting themselves into my life. I have so many memories of replaying this classic, from solo runs to two-player marathons at my friend's beach house, to full-on three-player pa...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 is a technical mess on consoles

The mostly negative reception to Dynasty Warriors 9 is not something I expected. While I haven't been a fan of every single entry that Koei Tecmo has produced, the developer seemed to be getting better ever since the release of Dynasty Warr...

 
 
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Ultra Instinct Goku coming to Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Ultra Instinct is one of the better additions to the Dragon Ball canon introduced in Dragon Ball Super, as it's a form that allows Goku to basically dodge any attack and looks cool as heck. And now that form is coming to Dragon Ball Xenover...

 
 
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Broly and Bardock coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ

The first two DLC characters have been revealed for Dragon Ball FighterZ, and they definitely get one big request out of the way early. Broly and Bardock were confirmed in this month's issue of V-Jump, and look pretty damn cool.  Broly...

 
 
 
 
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50 Shades: Porn afraid to be porn

I don't think I'm really offending anyone when I say that the 50 Shades of Grey trilogy is one of the worst trilogies to ever happen to cinemas. It's rare to see a story told where every installment is awful from beginning to end,...

 
 
 
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Bloggers wanted: The heel-turn

Last week, in the quick posts of Destructoid's community, we saw the rise and fall of community manager Wesley J. Russow. He rose to prominence with his immutable power, only to see it come crashing down as the working class clambered benea...

 
 
 
 
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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine hits the road on February 28

Oh, the places you'll go and oh, the people you'll meet. That's the point of Where the Water Tastes Like Wine, a Depression-era excursion across rural America as you soak in the folklore of the countryside. Also, you're a skeleton. This on...

 
 
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GOG has one free game and lots of cheap games right now

Video game playing: It can be free sometimes! (Disregarding the cost to own the equipment to run the games, the mostly-nominal uptick in your electricity bill, the opportunity cost of not doing something where you could've made a lot of mon...

 
 
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Nightdive Studios puts System Shock on 'hiatus'

The team behind the upcoming System Shock remake is in a tough spot. After raising $1.35 million in funding for the game on Kickstarter back in 2016, Nightdive Studios has now paused production. "I have put the team on a hiatus while we rea...

 
 
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Joe Madureira Documentary - From Comics to Games

This past week Gameumentary released its latest Side Feature documentary covering the early career of Joe Madureira in comics and games.  This Side Feature marks the beginning of Gameumentary's coverage on the Darksiders franchise and ...

 
 
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PlayStation Network is running a flash sale

It's another flash-sale Friday on the North American PlayStation Network. What'll it be this time? This weekend's sale is light on Vita games (even more than normal, I mean), but there's a decent crop of PS3 titles. Of course, PS4 is where ...

 
 




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Age of Empires: Definitive Edition"A beautiful RTS that still holds up"

 

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chlmera

I hate sleep Im so tired but I dont want to close my eyes because my body freezes up and it feels I know its pretty stupid but I just cant stand

 
Lawman

Definitely need to keep street fighting and monster hunting They dont work especially well Didnt stop me from ending a Great Jagras life and being a total asshole about it,

 
Chris Moyse

Back in It was warmer in Canada

 
bong264 from distant Coorhagen

Last one for presidents Good old honest Abe is my personal hero and favorite president! one of the reasons I read up so much about our civil war history in my youth was because of if you havent already go watch steven spielbergs movie Lincoln :P

 
TheNewDeadar64

Having a conversation with the Lass consisting solely of Twin Peaks My friends, this is what love

 
Hedgie007

Just started playing Kingdom Hearts for the first

 
TysonOfTime

Yooo, DOOM on Switch got added Gyro Nice! Was hoping that would be added!

 
Hypno

Smoked Torchman and Bass in 2 rounds of GeoGuessr Feels good to lay down the law on those

 
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Congrats on Loves victory in Splatfest!

 
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Ohhhhhgod Yiazmats What a waste of a night

 
 

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