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Ranking the contenders for EA Sports UFC 4's cover star

Yesterday's EA Play Live event came and went without the expected reveal of EA Sports UFC 4. Some promotional materials for July 11's UFC 251 at Fight Island (which has a monster card, by the way) casually mention that a game announcement w...

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Nintendo 3DS games (Part 2)

Writing a "Top 10 Best 3DS Games" post, in a way, is like writing an obituary for a console. We talk about how long it's been around, the big successes it had in life, and the loved ones it leaves behind. In the case of a gaming device, the...

 
 
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Destructoid's top 10 Nintendo 3DS games (Part 1)

There are still many years in its lifecycle to go, but it's pretty obvious right now the Switch is going to be one of the most successful, if not the most successful, products Nintendo has ever invented. It's selling at breakneck speed...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch exclusives we expect to see at E3 2019

E3 is nearly upon us again and a lot has changed since 2018, but one thing remains the same: the internet’s unquenching thirst for Nintendo Directs. I revel in this season of speculation and anticipation, so much that last year I...

 
 
 
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Christmas games that aren't Christmas games

Quite shamefully, I only saw Die Hard for the first time two years ago, in December and in a packed movie theatre. It was only then that I could fully appreciate the classic argument that rages about the film. No, not whether Hans Gruber is...

 
 
 
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Five fan projects that should be on your radar

Unfortunately, the customer isn't always right when it comes to video games. Projects get cancelled, games only see a release in certain regions, and obviously brilliant ideas never come to fruition. Luckily for the rest of us, some fa...

 
 
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10 characters who need to be in Dragon Ball FighterZ

I've been constantly thinking about Dragon Ball FighterZ ever since its E3 reveal. Arc System Works has found the perfect property to show off their engine, and I'm hoping it's going to be a great experience for Dragon Ball and fighting gam...

 
 
 
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Here's a big list of confirmed 2017 video game release dates

A lot of readers have asked us about compiling a list of games that are being released each year. It's a massive task, but I'm going to try to keep one updated for 2017. This one will focus on western, US releases for now, and games that ha...

 
 
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10 characters who need to be in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

I haven't stopped thinking about Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite since it was officially announced earlier this week. We've had less than four minutes of total trailer footage, yet my mind is going crazy thinking of all the different possibilit...

 
 
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Time's '50 best video games of all time' list has broken me

Time Magazine is a tabloid, clickbait before internet teens learned to sling the word at anything that didn't mesh with their ideology, but because it has a veneer of respectability owed to its near 100-year run, it continues to make bolder...

 
 
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[NSFW] Top five floppy dongs in video games

[The following NSFW feature contains pictures, descriptions, and general frank discussion of dicks. Don't want to see a 3D model of a penis? Don't scroll down or read on.] Video games are an ever-evolving artistic medium, growing more and m...

 
 
 
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Here's a big list of 2016 video game release dates

A lot of readers have asked us about compiling a list of games that are being released each year. It's a massive task, but I'm going to try to keep one updated for 2016. If you see something that isn't on the list, feel free to chime in, an...

 
 
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Top Tentacles: Gaming's greatest cephalopods

Happy Splatoon Day, everyone! With the release of Nintendo's new squid-based cooperative shooter, it only seems appropriate to celebrate by taking a look at some of the great cephalopod video game characters out there. For those who don't k...

 
 
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Videogame characters that look like David Bowie

[From our Golden Archives: here's our most popular story of the day back in 2009. -N] David Bowie, born David Robert Jones on January 8, 1947, is an English musician, actor, producer and arranger. Having been active in the entertainment ind...

 
 
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Dem bones: The best skeletons in video games

I've been playing tons of Grim Fandango ever since the remastered version came out a few days ago, and it's left me with skeletons on the brain... and in the closet. This led me to thinking about more skeletons in games. There's a lot of th...

 
 
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It's getting hot in here! Top 10 fire levels

The holidays may be over, but the snow keeps falling and the temperatures are still way too cold for comfort. So what better way to warm up during these cold winter months than taking a stroll through some of your favorite fire levels? Thes...

 
 
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Games that remind me of my Arizona vacation

"My body is ready." That was the first message I sent to our staff-wide chat client this year, and it's true: I'm back from a holiday break, ready to write. For once, I wasn't glued to my email or Twitter while vacationing. It was refreshin...

 
 
 
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Top ten game music tracks to get you pumped for the gym

Like our last issue of The Sound Card, which focused on music to sleep to, this has also been on my back burner for some time. I have over 300 tracks on my exercise playlist in iTunes, and a lot of that is game music. I thought to myself, w...

 
 




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Super Mario 3D All-Stars"Lets-a-go back in time"

 

Spelunky 2"Time to go back in the cave"

 

Super Punch Patrol"I've got Jack Johnson and Tom O'Leary waiting for you right here"

 

Hades"Thank you, sir, may I have another?"

 

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim"Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping"

 

Death and Taxes"In this world nothing can be said to be certain..."

 

The Outer Worlds: Peril on Gorgon"Don't forget to bring your detective pipe"

 

Paradise Killer"Is that a truth or a fact?"

 

Fight Crab"Nyarg! Crab battle!"

 
 
 

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TheLimoMaker

When your Square Enix ID is unrecoverable and so your 100 hour Final Fantasy 14 save is untouchable and your Final Fantasy 14 digital PS4 copy is now

 
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Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Heads up, guys: The codes for the Mario pins will be available tomorrow! Im guessing itll work like the Xenoblade Chronicles phone ring in that you redeem the code in the Nintendo

 
Shoggoth2588

In the original Super Mario Sunshine you can unlock a pair of Sunglasses to tone down the bloom that unlocked sooner in the All-Stars version or is it still something you need to find? I usually turn bloom off before starting a

 
JuIc3

I’ve never really played Sunshine before, and you know what? It’s pretty freaking

 
TheLimoMaker

The Mushroom Kingdom has never been in safer

 
Adzuken

Depending on how you interpret my choice for #sadsongsunday, it could actually be an uplifting song about letting go of your That, or it could be about all your problems being so bad that the only solution is to burn it all down and start

 
Xeo

So uh, Death fans of If you didnt know, Nitelight did an entire remixed album turning Deaths masterpiece Symbolic into a synthwave Thats right, Death, as in the death metal band, but Let that sink in and

 
Xeo

A recent discussion elsewhere sparked the question Upbeat songs with dark and my first answer from my personal catalogue was Dont Say A Word by Sonata And it got me entire Caleb Saga from them was fucking

 
Kevin Mersereau

I just started playing Mario Galaxy for the first time, and I was not prepared for how rad it

 
 

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