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Mega Man Arena promises Super Smash-esque combat

My first real web project (that wasn't a DBZ fansite I coded with rudimentary HTML) was a Mega Man hub I started with a good friend of mine as kids. I provided most of the content (guides, news) with some coding support and he did the ...

 
 
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Classic Tetris World Championships to air Sunday

I've always loved watching Tetris matches because Tetris is one of the only games I can arguably defend as perfect. So, when you have an arguably perfect game, it's always amazing to see the best players in the world put their skills to ...

 
 
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New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade machine coming soon

Anyone of a certain age remembers playing Konami's 1989 TMNT coin-op. Hell, there's still one operable just 10 minutes from my house. Even those they may not have experienced it in the glorious arcade centres of the 90's likely played the S...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo file a new trademark on the original Game Boy

It has been tweeted by a Japanese trademark bot that Nintendo have filed a new trademark on the original Game Boy, originally released back in 1989, before going on to take the world by storm, ultimately becoming the then-best selling conso...

 
 
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Review: Axiom Verge (Switch)

The original Metroid casts a long shadow, and it's clearly had an enormous influence on current-day game creators. The concept of an interconnected world where progress is gated by your abilities never really gets old, and it's resonat...

 
 
 
 
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WayForward's Mummy game is two weeks away

I'm still upbeat about WayForward's The Mummy Demastered, a game that looks far better than you'd ever expect from an official adaptation of 2017's lackluster The Mummy. It's a metroidvania that seems to lean much more on the back half of t...

 
 
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Dragon Force: A game I've waited 20 years to play

Note: If you are wondering who the hell I am, I'm Shawn aka RGT 85 on YouTube. I do retro gaming vids, and Destructoid can use a lil retro loving, so here I am. If you like me, make sure you let people know so they don't throw me back in th...

 
 
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Review: Mystik Belle

Life can be pretty tough to a young, upcoming witch. Just ask Belle MacFae, currently under threat of expulsion from the Hagmore School of Magic. Her crime? She ruined the Walpurgisnacht Brew, which had been painstakingly prepared for a mys...

 
 
 
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What is the most aesthetically pleasing console you own?

Across years of releases, video game consoles have had almost every look under the sun. From the loud, bright-green-on-black of the original Xbox, to the translucent black Sega Saturn which adamantly declares on its disc tray "Thi...

 
 
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Blade Runner: When Westwood dreamt of electric sheep

In the wake of Denis Villeneuve's astounding sequel, Blade Runner 2049, people are once again speaking in excited tones about the potential for a new Blade Runner video game experience. I remember back around 2010, when some mysterious art ...

 
 
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Fear Effect Sedna coming to Nintendo Switch

It has been announced on the official Fear Effect twitter that Fear Effect Sedna, the upcoming strategy game set with the grim, seedy universe, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch.The new title, developed by indie outfit Sushee and publis...

 
 
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Video Review: Pokemon Gold (3DS)

I'm gonna bet Crystal will arrive sometime in December but, with that said, here's my video review for Pokémon Gold! A game that brings up so many memories for me. A little fun fact about myself: I went to Japan... when I was like ei...

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee is getting a collector's box with a new statue

Yooka-Laylee has been a bit of a contentious game for many. While diehard fans of Rare's classic 3D platformers are in love with the title, a lot of people have complained about the antiquated design choices that developer Playtronic took w...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Gold

Pokémon for me personally was a defining piece of media growing up. I can still recall recess at school and seeing groups of kids huddled around Game Boy screens or playing the card game. I even remember the first episode of Pok&eacu...

 
 
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Neo Geo revamp Metal Slug X coming to Switch tomorrow

SNK's cathartic shoot 'em up Metal Slug X is coming to the Nintendo Switch this week as the latest title off of HAMSTER's "ACA Neo Geo Classics" conveyor belt.The 1999 release was an upgrade to Metal Slug 2, which had only been released on ...

 
 
 
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Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask"Episode 3 wildly tangled in its own cat's cradle"

 

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Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV"Dad, dad, do the perfect cast!"

 

Destiny 2 (PC)"Identity Crisis"

 

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy"A dated but fun PS2 classic"

 

Hearthstone: Innkeeper's Tavern Cookbook"Adventures in cooking, part two"

 

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Zero Star

So should I get Wolfenstien 2 for ps4 or pc? I have new blood on Ps4 and then once I got a gaming pc I got old blood on Old Blood ran fine and great on my pc though I have heard about some problems with the pc port of

 
GoofierBrute

So Okami is up for pre-order on Steam, and its only Which means I now have three games on Steam that I want to get but only have enough money for The other two games are Cuphead and that new Touhou

 
Flegma

Saw a photo of myself Its nice to be reminded why I hate my face lest I start feeling good about

 
RevolverRick

I get too damn sleepy on the job and I swear I would wanna know

 
PLANET P1SS 69

Fender Jaguar makes my life Shame the strat got stolen, but Im a jag guy Time for some Ultra Also, yay Pels (long as AD is healthy and Rondo plays, were a lot of fun) and fuck yea Saints

 
Mike Deer Fker Martin

Public service time (Youre welcome):

 
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Electric Reaper

Using Steams free DLC system, a developer could separate the various components and language packs of a game into separate pieces at launch, without needing separate Library A player could then download just the packs and content they -->

 
Czar Kazem

Bit the bullet and finally replaced my PS4, and now Im remembering how much our AV receiver hates Sony products and how much our wireless routers hate our At least I can get back to

 
bong264

Almost forgot to post this He looks alright all things low at a distance :P

 
 

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