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I can no longer ignore my inner child's need for Fortnite

Let me paint a picture for you of a quiet Sunday afternoon. I was in my living room playing with my Ripley figure as she explored a deserted town alongside Wolverine, a Stormtrooper, and Batman. Suddenly, we were attacked by a football play...

 
 
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These 5 games deserve a digital re-release

We live in an age where you can easily download the entire NES library, fire up an emulator, and spend five minutes with one game before getting bored. The internet never forgets, which is fortunate since there should be nothing ephemeral a...

 
 
 
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Trim your waistline in Konami's Yume Penguin Monogatari

Konami’s output on the Famicom was simply amazing. While we certainly got some good games on this side of the pond, such as Castlevania and Contra, there were a plethora of great titles that stayed in their homeland. They were once a ...

 
 
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Why did I wait so long to play Pokemon Trading Card Game?

Growing up, I had a friend who was very into the Star Wars Customizable Card Game. He carried two binders with him throughout the fifth grade: one for his school work and one for all of his cards. I don't know if he actually played it ...

 
 
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Meet Spelunker, one of Japan's most treasured bad games

While the phenomenon of appreciating bad games exists everywhere in the world, perhaps no player base is as conscious of it as those in Japan. Unlike us, they have a very concise word for describing terrible games: kusoge. That’s "kus...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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My 30-year quest to beat Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

Thirty-one years ago, The Legend of Zelda became the first video game I ever beat. A year later, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link became the first video game I ever quit. To be fair, I didn't finish too many games in my elemen...

 
 
 
 
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How The Legend of Zelda helped free us from arcade ports

I find it difficult to travel back and play early 8-bit consoles like the Atari 2600 or Colecovision. It’s not that their primitive graphics and sound fail to capture my attention, but rather, they’re so dedicated to replicating...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Zelda turns 35

This is going to be the least surprising statement I've ever made on Destructoid, but I'm a huge fan of The Legend of Zelda. I have been ever since I was single digits, and over my few years here, I've written about my love and admiration f...

 
 
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Amazon Luna is a stunning example of why data caps suck

A few years ago, Amazon seemed like it was taking the correct steps to establish itself as a player in the video game industry. In 2014, it purchased Double Helix Studios, which was then riding high on the successful rebirth of the Killer I...

 
 
 
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I miss Miis

One of the lessons I hope to remember from this pandemic is to make the time to interact with others. I fancy myself a loner and have become accustomed to doing most everything without a friend or partner at my side. I go to the movies alon...

 
 
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Here are Destructoid's most anticipated games of 2021

It's that wonderful time of year when the gaming industry stops looking back at the year that's just ended and starts looking ahead to the next 12 months of exciting new titles and a myriad of sequels. Despite all the problems the world enc...

 
 




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Everhood"Death creeps in slow ‘til you feel safe in his arms"

 

Omori"Waiting for something to happen?"

 

The Climb 2"Climb harder"

 

Taxi Chaos"You should probably take a Lyft"

 

Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection"Duck, throw, dip, dive, and dodge"

 

Capcom Arcade Stadium"Continue...?"

 

Bravely Default II"Get brave again"

 

Persona 5 Strikers"Beat 'em up, Phantom Thieves"

 

Little Nightmares II"A fitting next step for the horror-adventure series"

 

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury"A modern classic reborn"

 
 
 

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It feels like anytime Im at home, Im just slightly sleepy at all Its making it difficult to get into any games and pretty much do anything because I always feel like I need a But of course always wide awake at work

 
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Heck yeah! This should improve my life

 
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Happy birthday Bass, I dont have any game footage to share (was powering through XIV this weekend), but heres a classic gif(t) for you!

 
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#Womantoid She went through a hell of a lot in one of the cooler games I experienced in Horrific in far too many

 
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For shame Cant believe she hasnt been seen Kat from Gravity #Womantoid

 
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#WomanToid

 
 

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