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Review: YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

YIIK: A Postmodern RPG is, as the title implies, a turn-based RPG that centers around a group of hipsters from the year 1999. A lot of its presentation is based around a mixture of 90s nostalgia and attempts to subvert genre conventions by ...

 
 
 
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Switch Port Report: Abzu

Four years ago, I was in dire straits as a Wii U owner. The console was flopping, Nintendo couldn't move units, and developers who all seemed to be on board at the beginning were nowhere to be seen. Many, many quality experiences passed me ...

 
 
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Sluggish Morss looks like a surreal claymation mind melter

Sluggish Morss: Pattern Circus is the kind of thing that I never would have even thought to want before setting eyes on its trailer, but now I can't stop thinking about it. According to creator Jack King-Spooner, "every scene and character ...

 
 
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Wear Destructoid shirts without pants at a science museum

Somebody just asked us if we had Destructoid shirts. Why yes, we do! There's hoodies and some other nonsense on sale at Ye Olde Destructoid Shoppe. 100% of profits go towards the artists and overpriced airline beer, as we all get ready to f...

 
 
 
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Getting upper: Graffiti sim Kingspray looks dope

Folks are sculpting some badass 3D art with the virtual reality painting application Tilt Brush, but what about folks who need a lil more edge in their lives rather than something that looks like it should be scored by Passion Pit (I love ...

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto V looks amazing in miniature

If you thought "tilt-shift" photography was just a twee trend of the moment a few years ago and you'd actually be surprised to see it name checked today, well, you're not wrong, even if the technique existed long before its time as an inte...

 
 
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Get flipped on with this awesome Undertale pancake

Today is the most important day. Christmas go screw itself and New Year can piss off because today is the most wonderful time of the year: it’s Pancake Day. Whether you’re religious or not, today’s a day where you can gor...

 
 
 
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GameBarcodes distill games down frame by frame

A couple weeks ago an imgur page was floating around the Internet showing various films with each frame reduced to its average color and represented as a single vertical line in what turn out to be often vibrant barcodes. This is not exactl...

 
 
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The dialogue in Fallout 4 is so much better as farts

Some evil genius decided to completely redo all the voice dialogue in Fallout 4, only instead of words he uses fart sounds. Bethesda spent years writing and recording this dialogue, while this person made it better in just over a week. ...

 
 
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Expect to see a lot more Bob Ross on Twitch.tv

Bob Ross taking Twitch by storm was one of the weirdest things to happen in gaming this year. One of the calmest, gentlest presenters ever, having his entire thirty season art show shown in full on a site normally known for gaming and &ldqu...

 
 
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Splatoon concept art reveals urinal warp zones

A 320-page Splatoon art book was recently released in Japan and it's chock full of never-before-seen images and notes about the game's production. A lot of it is the kind stuff you might expect to see in a book of this type, though a small ...

 
 
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Giant Street Fighter graffiti towers over Tokyo

E. Honda is big in Japan thanks to German graffiti artist Andreas von Chrzanowski, known as CASE. CASE is known for his big art and his latest towering piece is so different, as he spent a day last week painting this 12 story Street Fighter...

 
 
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Twitch ditches gaming-only, launches Twitch Creative

Twitch has been strict in the past about its content being gaming-only, locking out streamers using PlayStation 4 title The Playroom to create non-video-game-related television shows. With the recent beta of Twitch Music and today's announc...

 
 
 
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Review: Shelter 2

Underneath the vision of all but the most observant of people lay the secret lives of the animal kingdom. From the meekest field mouse to the mighty lion, each is born into a world of hardship and violence, where merely surviving is the ult...

 
 
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Elegy for a Dead World makes a game out of writing fanfiction

One of the great things about games today is that we are seeing new ideas in addition to the tried and true shooters and platformers. Elegy for a Dead World has one of those ideas, and it will be interesting to watch how it turns out. Eleg...

 
 
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Even more characters in that classic Bubble Bobble style

Well, my Monday is off to a good start. Yours will be too, if you liked Paul Robertson's Taito-style pixel art series. It continues with another hundred characters, viewable below. Without a doubt, my favorite this time around is the Cacode...

 
 




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Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster"The demon who wore tennis shoes"

 

Path of Exile: Ultimatum"Patch 3.14 brings the blood, sweat, and more blood"

 

Subnautica: Below Zero"A frigid new standalone story that can't quite fill the original game's flippers"

 

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids"It's more Valhalla, for better or worse"

 

Famicom Detective Club"Murder, Yoshio Sakamoto Wrote"

 

New Pokemon Snap"Look at this photograph"

 

Resident Evil Village"Resident Evil..............eight"

 

Perfect Gold"Remind me of this: that night we kissed, that I really meant it"

 

World of Demons"Yokai watch me chop up these ghosts"

 

Returnal"Housemarque is back"

 
 
 

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Flegma

Im baking for the wrong Ive now used the same dough three times for cinnamon rolls, long cinnamon wheat loaves and long jam wheat And the reason has been just the looks of Because, the proof of the bun is in the

 
cockaroach

Eating Moes Southwest Grill for lunch, and its now more than any other time that I miss Tex Mex places from NYC, especially I miss ordering cheap tacos, fries on the side, and dipping the fries into both Salsa and

 
Neronium

My GameBoy Color cartridge of Shantae from Limited Run Games finally Now to wait for the Analogue Pocket to finally release and then Ill open XD

 
Electric Reaper

Indiegala has a decent sale going Stuff like Borderlands 3 and Doom Eternal have rather good

 
Slimybear245

That Amazon New World game apparently wants to sell fast travel in the game as a paid what a bunch of fucking idiots if

 
Vadicta

This is a good

 
Operative20

In a very big Resident Evil and Final Fantasy mood Finally got into the PSP I am absolutely garbage it, but it has some really satisfying gameplay when you get a handle on it

 
CJ Andriessen

A glimpse into this sad, single mans refrigerator

 
PatBateman17

I love story driven and emotionally gut-wrenching games so much, it’s my go-to AMA I even wrote a blog about it! Please read or you’ll break my heart 😂

 
Smestey

I feel like getting the Switch version of Nocturne makes more sense but for some reason I want the PS4

 
 

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