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Loop Hero's best trait is its lore

Walking down the street to check the mail at my hometown’s post office is an eerily different journey today than it was a year ago. I still pass the local pizza joint on the town square—a literal cornerstone of a small town comm...

 
 
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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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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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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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It's Zelda week again, bitches!

Ten years ago, former Destructoid Editor-in-Chief and 100% certified piece of Angus beef Chad Concelmo declared it Zelda Week to recognize the impending launch of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Today, as we near the 35th anniversary of...

 
 
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I could really go for a new Style Savvy in 2021

I remember buying the first Style Savvy as something of a lark. My roommate and I were heavily into DS gaming at the time, and for weeks, we'd been inundated with advertisements for Nintendo's new fashion game. We couldn't escape it. I...

 
 
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Five games I wish everyone played in 2020

While not explicitly my "game of the year" list, what follows does actually include two of my top three games of the year. The rest? Incredible games that I genuinely think everyone should play. Games that appeal to those beyond their ...

 
 
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An autopsy of Epic Mickey

Have you ever heard an idea that you knew just couldn’t fail? Something so spectacular and creative, and yet so blatantly obvious, that there would be no way it could possibly end up as anything other than an absolute triumph? Back in...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mobile games need to stop tying accounts to Facebook

Early last year, against my better judgment, I invested a great deal of my time and effort into a free-to-play mobile game. It was Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, and for three months it ate up every minute of free time I had. If I wasn...

 
 
 
 
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Super Smash Bros. has become 'Video Games: The Video Game'

The announcement that SNK's Terry Bogard is coming to Smash was met with polarized responses. Fans of Himbo's and the King of Fighters series were overjoyed, while fans of not-those-things were somewhat irritated, decrying Terry as just "Ke...

 
 
 
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The west needs a Ganbare Goemon/Mystical Ninja collection

It wasn’t long after I had described Konami as collection adverse that it hit us with a trio of pretty awesome compilations. The Arcade, Castlevania, and Contra collection are all stacked with solid games. It’s actually an impre...

 
 
 
 




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Spacebase Startopia"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."

 

Fantasian (Part 1)"Diorama-rama"

 

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Ricky Namara

Are you having a good day? Good, good! Enjoy the knowledge that a Godzilla X Ghidorah R18 doujin exists then! *mad cackles*

 
Mamekuma

Cha boi is streaming for a teensy bit, this time were doing shooty-shooty bang bangs with Warzone!

 
Tricerapops

Its kind of ridiculous that its taken me so long to realize that I prefer portables roughly 99% of the

 
streetmagik3

The RE Village demo was pretty By the way, the demo is live now on ps5 (I think its on Its exactly what youd expect, its Resident Evil, though thats rarely a bad It looks like next gen is finally starting, with this, Returnal, R&C

 
Neronium

Got my Genki Shadowcast in the Its alright, works good with the Retrotink 2X and OSSC a bit, did a video on it that Ima upload For $50 its not really that much work it, but mileage may

 
EtosiGiR

Here’s to the lesser of two

 
Mamekuma

Tonight is the night I start taking some low-grade Lexapro! First pill went terribly, as I had to cut it in half and it turned to Shit was so Also bitter that I cant have a Saturday night drink since the idea scares Heres Barley!

 
Parismio

*Thunk*

 
kevlarmonkey

New Fear Factory Sweet video, just make sure youre old enough Lol

 
Whispering Willow

Finally tracked this game Was out hunting PSX/PS2/PS3/Vita stuff and found nothing worthwhile aside from this and MGS Twin Needs a fresh case and some cleaning, but I can finally play

 
 

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