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How to identify and deal with Nioh's mimic chests

I've been sleep deprived this past week and I don't see that changing. The cause? Nioh. I can't get enough Nioh. It's Team Ninja's Souls- and Diablo-inspired samurai action game, and it is fantastic. Chris got us rolling with some quick ti...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: A Nioh Guide

Nioh can get really rough at points. That's a good thing, mind, as long as you're okay with "two to three hit kill" bosses type of rough. Here are some tips to help you along the way.

 
 
 
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A parent's guide to Pokemon

I was recently attending a social event with some friends, and one of them had brought her two boys along, ages 11 and 9. One of the only other kids at the function (also 11) had brought along her 3DS to keep occupied. The boys were transfi...

 
 
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New to Dragon Quest? Nintendo has your back

The English-language version of Dragon Quest VII for the 3DS finally came out over the weekend, more than three and a half years after the game's release in Japan. DQ7 is well known for its length, and just following the critical ...

 
 
 
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PSA: You can walk even faster in No Man's Sky

It can take a while to get places in No Man's Sky, especially when you're hoofing it. While you can enhance your stamina to sprint longer (taking up a prized inventory slot), here is one simple trick culled from Reddit and tested myself tha...

 
 
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Balrog's got punches like a truck, truck, truck

Well, this is surprising. I find myself playing Balrog a lot in Street Fighter V. I generally judge how well I'll perform by how efficient I can do their trials. I ended up doing terribly at Balrog's trials, but have had really good su...

 
 
 
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Pokemon Go: Beginner's Guide

(Now that I'm an editor, I can fix an error I made regarding catching creatures. Muahaha, etc.) Oh, hello there. I understand you're one of the new trainers who's going to be assisting Professor Willow with his research. I've been work...

 
 
 
 
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Yup, I still hate Guile in Street Fighter V

Guile, it's nothing personal, but I hate you. You just...don't jive with what I like to do. You're very straight-laced and stone-faced, and I like my fighters on the wackier side. I mean, don't get me wrong, I think you're better than ever ...

 
 
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Is Destructoid blocked at your job? Fight Fight Fight

The year was 2007. My friends and I had built up a decent readership for Destructoid, hell-bent on beating sites like 1UP (RIP) GameDaily (RIP) and Joystiq (RIP) while all holding down other day jobs and/or skipping college classes. My boss...

 
 
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Dark Souls III early game tips

Call me bad, but I actually found Dark Souls III a little harder than Dark Souls II and Bloodborne at first blush. Maybe I was just rusty, but my first few hours with the game were brutal. It took me more tries than I'd care to admit to bea...

 
 
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How to 'git gud' with Alex in Street Fighter V

Okay, I'll level with you. I'm not a professional at Street Fighter V. What I am pretty good at is being decent. I've collected resources that have helped me go from "utterly hopeless" as an Alex player to "hey, I think I understand this gu...

 
 
 
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Very Quick Tips: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is one of my favorite games and its sequel does everything it did, only better, and adds a lot more content including single-player campaigns for each side and a large overworld brimming with secrets....

 
 
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How to efficiently play the Hitman beta

You all probably already know this, but I'm super good at video games. I've previously explained how to play Curse of the NecroDancer as well as Curses N' Chaos. Now I have people come up to me on the streets to thank me for saving the...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: XCOM 2

Even if you're a veteran of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, XCOM 2 is likely to catch you off guard. The aliens are a meaner, sneakier lot this time out, and it's going to take every dirty trick in the book to keep up with them. The XCOM team has more...

 
 
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Pro Tips: American Truck Simulator

There are a lot of dangers out there on the road and a lot of things to keep in mind if you're going to carry cargo across state lines in the United States of America. I mean, they don't force drivers to take CDL tests for nothing!  So...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon is a terrifically difficult game that delights in torturing the player. You could spend hours fine tuning the perfect party only to encounter a new enemy type or area that absolutely demolishes them. It's a nasty game that c...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster

The Resident Evil series kind of has a hardcore reputation among the gaming crowd, with its emphasis on ammo conservation and tough-as-nails bosses. Resident Evil Zero is no different in that regard, so here are a few tips to help you along...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: MechWarrior Online

With MechWarrior Online hitting Steam, there are bound to be a lot of new pilots climbing into the cockpit for the very first time. But getting started might not be the easiest thing in the world. MechWarrior is a little more complicated th...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles X is one of the most intricate JRPGs I've played in quite some time. I even ended up taking notes on a real notepad for it on a few occasions! Here are some tips to help kickstart your adventure.

 
 




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