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Destructoid's award for Overall Best Game of 2017 goes to...

Kept you waiting, huh? We've seen robots with weird life choices overtake the top PS4 slot, Fleischer cartoons made a comeback nearly a century later, and a Nintendo game triumph on mobile. It was a weird, wonderful year, so wonderful ...

 
 
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How Star Wars: The Last Jedi fumbles its potential

(Editors Note: We've had two pretty glowing takes on The Last Jedi, found here and here, so Drew offered to provide a counterpoint to those.) Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a puzzling movie. Not because it’s mysterious, or full of s...

 
 
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Unraveling the Christmas Cinematic Universe

There is a house down the street from me that looks like the seasonal section at K-Mart ejaculated over its front yard. There is Santa, Mrs. Claus, Rudolph, Frosty, some gingerbread men, birds, presents, a Shrek for some goddamn reason; all...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best PC Game of 2017 goes to...

The runaway most popular game of the year is also our PC Game of the Year. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG as it's colloquially called, has been an absolute tour de force on the sales charts. It smashed Steam's concurrent users recor...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Mobile Game of 2017 goes to...

2017 has been a bit of an eye-opener for me on mobile gaming. I’d dabbled in the marketplace casually since first getting a smartphone, but this was the first year I attempted to seek out quality titles. In doing so, I found a bevy of...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Switch Game of 2017 goes to...

Packed as the nominees for the Switch were, as many had guessed, the real race was between two of Nintendo's major franchises. A new Zelda that changed the way open games are played, a new 3D Mario game with tons of gameplay tweaks and chal...

 
 
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Review: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero - Friends to the End

It's no small secret that I'm in love with the Shantae series. I was immediately taken in by the magnetic characters, brilliant music and retro adventure action. The WayForward developed franchise marries the gameplay of classic platformers...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best PS4 Game of 2017 goes to...

Yoko Taro did it. While the PlayStation 4 had no shortage of remarkable games this year and trying to sort through them to crown a single standout title was conflicting to say the least, Yoko Taro, Platinum Games, and Square Enix were onto ...

 
 
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Review: L.A. Noire: The VR Case Files

I've made my love for L.A. Noire very clear. Sure it's flawed, and presents itself as an open world game when it's really not, but the character interactions and camp really make it. Team Bondi (and its cast) put in so much effort into ever...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best VR Game of 2017 goes to...

Modern virtual reality, in earnest, kicked off in March of 2016. It's hard to believe that it's nearly been two years, but so far the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR have made their own unique impact on the industry. Although...

 
 
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I played Soulcalibur VI and here are my humble thoughts

This weekend, I had the good fortune to be in attendance at Namco Bandai's LEVEL UP Winter event, transporting me from cold, soggy Nottingham to cold, soggy Paris. Held at Le Huit Valois convention centre, writers, journalists, professional...

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best Xbox One Game of 2017 goes to...

"Good things come to those who wait" is a saying that gets said sometimes. It's supposed to extol the virtue of patience, as though it isn't always best to enthusiastically leap toward everything. That's probably true! It's important to be ...

 
 
 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Switch Game of 2017

What a year that was, right? Some bad stuff happened, but at least the games were good! Nintendo had a crazy first nine months for its new console, and the Switch has gone on to sell 10 million units despite having a "slow" start at launch....

 
 
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Disney is set to buy 21st Century Fox for $52.4 billion

After a lot of hemming and hawing Disney and 21st Century Fox have agreed on a mega-buyout in which Disney will acquire all of Fox's entertainment production assets, and subsequently become an entertainment behemoth the likes we'v...

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis

So far, Final Fantasy XV has had a mix of mediocre to positive updates. Nothing has been outright bad, and the myriad free quality-of-life updates are appreciated, but the individual story campaigns have been lacking. Gladio and Prompt...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best VR Game of 2017

I won't claim to know what the future holds for virtual reality as a whole, but the cost of entry is becoming less of an obstacle, companies like Oculus, Valve, and Sony are still pushing forward, and every day more people are finding out ...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Portable Game of 2017

Portable gaming had a very strong year this year. In the face of intense competition from other handheld devices, the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita held its own with a strong selection of exclusive software.We had anime mysteries, subte...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best PC Game of 2017

I've been a PC fan for a long time. My first shooter was Catacomb 3-D, and my first OS was DOS. And all this time, I've seen the phrases "PC gaming is dying," or "PC gaming is dead" just about every year. Yet time and time again it rises up...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Mobile Game of 2017

For as much promise as the technology has, mobile gaming is pretty goddamn stagnant. The medium is rife with apps meant to test your patience more than your skills and goad you into opening your wallet for a shot at a little more. It’...

 
 
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Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I really thought I had gotten some Star Wars fatigue. In the build up to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi I just wasn't feeling that usual excitement, but as the day of my screening got closer it started to swell. As I sat in the the...

 
 




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Gundy The Hyena

Would it kill Monolith Soft to do some fucking audio mixing? I mean, I appreciate the effort to cover up the voice acting in XC2 with super loud music but its getting

 
Shoggoth2588

Hopefully tomorrow will be a normal work day and not a surprise department shift because yesterdays anxiety attack wasnt very fun (pic unrelated but boy oh boy do I hope the Switch gets a new Gunman even a double-remaster)

 
Mike Sounders

OH GEE, WHAT A WHO WOULD HAVE SEEN THIS COMING

 
Dennis Carden

This just showed up in the mail today! Anime of the year material, no?

 
Czar Kazem

Planning on cutting down hard on the amount of time I spend on social media and using it to do more things I Like watching movies! Ive gotta put that FilmStruck subscription to use, so tonights flick is Persona, by Ingmar

 
Electric Reaper

The spy action TV series Burn Notice will be expiring from Netflix next Thats over 100 episodes I really love that series, but if Netlfix lets it expire, it could be gone for

 
homeoftheblues

Now that they have all 49 Democrat (and one Republican) votes, the Senate still need 3/4 to override a It would also prevent the agency from issuing another repeal, pretty much making neutrality Link in (EDIT)

 
Caz

Guys whats your favourite JRPG and why is it The World Ends With You?

 
 

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