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Here are the 11 games that defined this past decade

I'm still coming to terms with the fact another decade is about to end. Another 10 years of my life are behind me and if you were to go back in time and tell 2010 CJ where he'd be in 2019, he'd probably say, "Who cares? What are tomorrow's ...

 
 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: P.T.

Released unceremoniously in 2014 as a teaser for an unnamed horror game, the "Playable Teaser," as it would later be known, quickly became one of the most discussed gaming experiences of the year.  The premise is relatively simple but ...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Pokemon Go

I remember the first time my mom mentioned Pokémon Go. The game had just had its awful, broken launch, but it worked pretty well in the remote area she lived in. She called to ask me about it because all of the employees at her store...

 
 
 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Fortnite

Fortnite is a latecomer to this decade, only really breaking out in the halcyon days of last year once it became clear that Epic had something lasting on its hands, and not another also-ran riding PUBG's coattails.  Looking back, it fe...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Minecraft

It's hard to say what the gaming landscape would look like today if Infiniminer never existed. The game, developed by Zach Barth, presented players with a randomly generated world filled with voxel blocks they were supposed to break fo...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Stardew Valley

Simulation games mean a hell of a lot to me. Ever since a young age, no matter what was going on in my life, I could lose myself in a good simulator. The Sim series hooked me quickest of all, particularly some of the more out-there marvels ...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Grand Theft Auto V

A single game with staying power is a difficult achievement to obtain in this industry. With dozens of titles launching each week, most of them in the Switch eShop, the spotlight tends to move quickly as new hits surpass the current crop of...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: The Walking Dead

Over the decades, games and ideas come and go. At the end of last decade, plastic instrument music games were riding high, but these days they're all but gone. Today, hero shooters and battles royale are the hot ticket, but who knows how lo...

 
 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Overwatch

[Editor's Note: What a decade this has been. It's too soon to say how it will compare to those before it, but the past 10 years have been phenomenal for the video game industry. We've seen the meteoric rise of the indie devel...

 
 




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DeScruff

far from perfect but its a really wish PC games would all just support the Switchs controller - That or games wouldnt have UIs like

 
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Size comparison: my switch retroid pocket Spent a decent portion of the day tinkering and have a few games to play that I wouldnt

 
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Something blue was made today but sadly it wasnt a Instead it was this beakie :P I have a strong affinity for the second ed ultramarine colors, expect more

 
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Finally, a complete run in Spelunky 2! To make it even sweeter, it was during the daily challenge, and Im ranked 17th

 
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I have a meme about the Wandavision finale, but its in the comments for spoiler Stay out of these comments if you havent seen the finale yet!

 
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Well thanks to Torch and the rest of you I purchased my first gunpla! Also playing a bunch of Gundam Breakers 3 might have had something to do with Char did nothing wrong! (my big boi cactuar included for Chrono)

 
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I would not have bought Twisted Tea before that redneck got punched with It is not all that The only time I could see myself drinking it before was if I was getting hazed in to a But hey, solidarity is

 
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