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This was one twist ending I did not see coming

The internet ruins a lot of thing. People, relationships, children’s’ entertainment shows, governments; all have fallen victim to the scourge that is the world wide web. But worse than all that, the internet has also ruined stor...

 
 
 
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What's your favorite cheat code?

Cheat codes are a lost art in the modern era of gaming. Along with unlockable costumes and other cosmetics that used to be free, developers have monetized “cheating” with loot boxes, crates, and other microtransactions wher...

 
 
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Can you name a better month of gaming than this one?

In a way, the entirety of 2018 has been building up to this very month. Hell, this past week has been one of the most exciting for gamers with two massive titles we've been watching develop for years finally released. Dragon Quest XI a...

 
 
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Shenmue and Yakuza are really not that similar

For nearly as long as I’ve been playing Yakuza games, I’ve always read comments from fans saying, “These games are like Shenmue”. At first glance, that definitely sounds accurate. I even remember making such a claim ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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I would pay big bucks for a Nendoroid of Earthbound's Ness

Unlike some of my fellow writers on Destructoid, I’m not much of a toy collector. I have several Zelda collectibles, some Funko POP! figures, and a few LEGO sets I haven’t bothered to put together, but that’s the extent of...

 
 
 
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What if your real-life career was a JRPG job?

On Friday, the highly anticipated Octopath Traveler for Nintendo Switch finally launched, capping off what has been a long and exhaustive road from reveal to release. The game has a lot going for it, much of which ties it to the JRPGs of ou...

 
 
 
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What rides would you put in a Sega theme park?

When the weather is balls-sticking-to-the-side-of-your-leg hot, it can only mean one thing: summer is here. That means trips to the beach, AC running all day and night, the best summer blockbusters, and trips to the many theme parks around ...

 
 
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Which Overwatch hero should get their own stand-alone game?

This would have been a good weekly Destructoid Discusses topic three weeks ago. Three weeks ago, we were in the throes of the Overwatch second anniversary celebration. Three weeks ago, I was sitting squarely at level 10. Today, I'm lev...

 
 
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The E3 2018 Dumbstructoid Awards

Right now, I'm overcome with an immense feeling of joy. I'm happy, content even, because after seven, long days of running around the crowded hallways of the Los Angeles Convention Center and sleeping in an apartment so cold Ice Man would a...

 
 
 
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What do you want revealed at E3 2018?

E3 is roughly two weeks away and it’s promising to be one hell of a show. We already know a bit about what’s being shown, and there will no doubt be 500 more “leaks” between now and when the show officially opens, bu...

 
 
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The world is in need of a new platform mascot

Sonic. Conker. Aero. Gex. Jim. Banjo. Crash. Bubsy. Sparkster. Rocky. Awesome. Going into a game store in the 90s was like going into a zoo where the staff forced animals to go on wild and amazing adventures. Coming of age in the decade was...

 
 
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Is World 1-1 the greatest first level ever?

A great weight rests on the shoulders of the opening area of a game. Be it a level, a mission, or the first quest in a role-playing adventure, this zone, barring any opening cutscenes, marks the first time players will get to experience the...

 
 
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It's time for Professor Layton to reinvent itself

The video game industry is approaching middle-age. Since the days of Pong and the arcade scene, it’s grown into the gorilla it is today, bringing in billions of dollars from the many different platforms available to players. Some of t...

 
 




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Ate some of the nachos that I made for the baby Lucky Ladyface id doing that, sooooo I think its time to get into Project Warlock and drink some malt

 
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My mind has been thoroughly blown this Someone increased the brightness and contrast on this shot of the intro from Billy & and the gravestones are for old Cartoon Network shows!

 
Dennis Carden

Been spending a fair chunk of today playing Dark Souls on So far, it’s a pretty solid This makes me unreasonably

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I basically spent all day on this! Still not DONE done, but its SO many little details! @Osc

 
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How do you all feel about doing one more Dtoid Draws? Too soon since the last one?

 
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Games and Stuff

So, GF and I are getting Diablo 3 for one another as Christmas gifts (to avoid money issuesu) Depending on the kinda content in Hand of Fate 2, I may get it once the combat reforged update hits Also, hoping to finally publish an actual blog soon!

 
Derewolf

So no one is excited for Red Dead Redemption 2 on Friday right?

 
PLANET P1SS 69

Im joking, I dont need you to hold my penis up with a

 
Count Parismeow

im trying to use my switch pro controller with google chromes project stream to play AC, but it cant take controller configurations except to work as a Any ideas on how to make it work? Edit: Just reread the fine print, it supports wired

 
 

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