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PSA: Peggle is free on Origin again

I haven't thought about Origin in a while, but I think of Peggle often. It's such a timeless classic, and I can hear the celebratory anthem of Ode to Joy and the little "bump" sound effects in my head. If you have no idea what I'm...

 
 



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Marvel Puzzle Quest: Developer Q & A

This week, Destructoid is sponsored by Marvel Puzzle Quest. We sat down with Josh Austin, Marvel Puzzle Quest’s senior producer at D3 Go!, to answer our burning questions!Dtoid: So what’s the deal with Marvel Puzzle Quest? Isn&r...

 
 
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Review: Agatha Knife

Most games present a problem and offer up a set of tools as a means to solve said issues. More often than not, it involves weapons or fisticuffs or some other form of good, old-fashioned violence to make everything go away. I think this is ...

 
 
 
 
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Capcom is already shutting down Puzzle Fighter

Hey, remember Capcom's recent Puzzle Fighter mobile game? Well, if you're one of the lucky few who do, I've got great news: As of July 31, you can officially forget about it! Less than five months since its worldwide launch, Capcom has anno...

 
 
 
 
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Wake the machine and bring water to the desert in Golem

Most people who are interested in Golem probably won't be familiar with its developer. Golem is made by Longbow Games, a Canadian studio that has spent nearly 20 years making historic-set strategy titles. This isn't like those. B...

 
 
 
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Cyan is re-releasing the Myst series this year

Cyan has something special planned for the 25th anniversary of its iconic adventure series Myst. The developer says that while acquiring rights isn't always feasible (especially for an independent studio), it has "managed to finally talk to...

 
 
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Review: Q.U.B.E. 2

Puzzle games live or die by their progression within the game and the puzzles themselves. If there is no satisfaction or great eureka moments from solving a difficult puzzle in the game you're playing, then chances are, you'll probably be t...

 
 
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Myst studio Cyan's latest adventure is Firmament

Cyan could continue making puzzle-rich worlds indefinitely and you wouldn't hear any complaints from me. The maker of Myst and Obduction has unveiled its next project, Firmament. The teaser focuses on a frigid mountainous landscape, but th...

 
 
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It sure is nice to see Puyo Puyo Tetris on Steam

Puyo Puyo Tetris is a gem of a game, one I wasn't sure we would see make it over to PC. But it has! It's out today on Steam for $20, and early impressions of the port sound mostly positive. "The best version of Tetris on PC hands down, and ...

 
 
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Review: Moss

For a few all-too-brief hours, I felt like I had a precious little pet mouse. That's the magic of Moss. The PlayStation VR action-adventure game cleverly imagines you as a towering "reader," a sort of benevolent apparition that protects a y...

 
 
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HAL Laboratory's first mobile game is out today

It's fun to see companies like Game Freak (Pokémon) and HAL Laboratory (Kirby) branch out with original smaller-scale games every now and then. Part Time UFO is exactly that -- it's an object-stacking action puzzler in which a sentie...

 
 
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Review: Pinstripe

Some things are worth fighting for. Some things are worth walking through hell for. And whatever you hold dear is all the more precious when you've lost everything else. Ted has lost everything else. His wife is gone. He's a "disgraced mini...

 
 
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The Switch port of Rime is in a much better place now

As promised, Grey Box has revisited the less-than-stellar Nintendo Switch version of Rime. Today's update offers significant improvements for last year's puzzle-adventure title, from crisper visuals and better textures to a larger draw dist...

 
 
 
 
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Q.U.B.E. 2 is shaping up to be a great sequel

The original Q.U.B.E.'s narrative can be summed up as basically being stranded on board an alien ship with a crash course set for Earth. It was up to as the player to stop it, by solving the various puzzle challenges of the “Q.U.B.E.&...

 
 
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Tomorrow Corporation's latest puzzler is 7 Billion Humans

In 7 Billion Humans, the new programming puzzle game from Tomorrow Corporation, machines have given jobs back to humans. Every last one of us. All in a single office building "visible from space." The minds behind World of Goo, Little Infer...

 
 




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Conan Exiles"And hear the lamentations of their servers"

 

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon"An appetizer...of blood"

 

Solo: A Star Wars Story"Han 'MacGuffin' Solo"

 

Ikaruga (Switch)"The 10,000-Hour Rule"

 

Detroit: Become Human"What if you already are?"

 

Dark Souls Remastered"Yeah, I'm prepared to die again"

 

Fahrenheit 451"Flame on!"

 

Runner3"Lets-a go"

 

I Hate Running Backwards"Why always running backwards?"

 

Flynn & Freckles"Yo Ho, Yo No!"

 
 
 

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Hope youre all enjoying the extended weekend, guys n gals

 
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Anyone whos still playing games with mods on Steam might wanna complete their playthroughs soon, as GSC Game World will patch the vanilla versions again in the

 
zatoseyes

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is soooo so Its the level based Castlevania Ive been wanting for so

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

I gotta say, this music video got me I actually laughed when he played guitar alongside The seriousness of the song & Mayers music in general (which Im usually not super attached to) clashes beautifully with the

 
Goemar

Inti Creates, if you could make a Gradius or Contra like game, that would be just

 
arkane9

So apparently the movie is being sued but not by Disney, but by Sesame I was

 
Hypno

At the behest of one of my favorite Youtube channels, I’m going to give Fallout 3 another honest shot with fresh

 
TriCerAroK

Besides the fact that Slain runs terribly on Switch (when you are still sees the game at 60fps), it started to remind me of something that I have not thought of in a long time: MK Remember MK Mythologies???

 
Fuzunga

I just watched all of FLCL in a row during that Toonami marathon and it was a lot better that I still dont understand why its one of the best anime ever,

 
 

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