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Why is it so hard to get a good Godzilla game?

As a sheltered and awkward child growing up, I really have to hand it to my childhood friend Tristan. Our friendship was always tricky (he was my best friend, but I wasn’t his), but growing up, he helped me come out of my shell. He al...

 
 
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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

[Narrated by Josh Picard] 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 a...

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

[Narrated by Josh Picard] 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...

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

[Narrated Josh Picard] 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 ...

 
 
 
 
 
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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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PatBateman17

Happy birthday Chrono! Hope you get some cake and other tasty foods!

 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Yall need to stop getting Honky Bartday, Chrono! Kiss Jesus for me when you see him!

 
Just Aaron

ChronoLynx! Happy Birthday! Here`s some words of wisdom to reflect on, courtesy of the philosopher and poet, Tito

 
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Oh snap, happy birthday ChronoLynx!

 
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Happy Birthday ChronoLynx! Thanks for joining us in our strange corner of the internet! Happy to have you here!

 
Jetter Mars

Happy Birthday, ChronoLynx!

 
Jetter Mars

Happy Birthday, ChronoLynx!

 
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Housesitting for my Hes got a Says I can play Looking over 7 games installed played these, lets install something new! Hardrive With 7 How Also, Happy Birthday ChronoLynxx! Pic

 
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Almost a wrap on Demon’s Souls! Just got Penetrator and Allant This is going to be the first time I’ve seen a Souls game through to the end! Now to decide if I do NG+ or try and complete the whole series

 
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Happy birthday ChronoLynx, may you be safe at your job and have a great

 
 

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