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1-2-Switch is not the next Wii Sports

When the Wii launched over 10 years ago (10 years!?), people were still unsure about the concept of motion control in video games. "What is this TV remote-looking thing? How will anyone play games with this?" The innovative console turned o...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The Jackbox Party Pack 3

Jackbox Games has a great thing going with its Party Packs. It's way easier to get people to play a game if they already have the equipment, nearly everyone carries a smartphone around these days. I've found that it's far less intimidating ...

 
 
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Review: Blade Ballet

The inimitable Jack Handey once wrote "Boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other." Add some robots, and that's basically Blade Ballet.

 
 
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Sink it and drink it: Folks are playing beer pong in Halo 5

Beer pong. It's an innocent party game that is sometimes turned not-innocent by idiots with hyper-competitive tendencies and lack of perspective. It's also the subject of many bad songs. Now, it's in Halo 5 too. Making use of Halo 5's ...

 
 
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Review: Drawful 2

Jackbox Games sure has this whole party game thing figured out. While I may have some friends who would balk at a night of video games (heathens) or suffer flashbacks of Chinese checkers with Grandma when invited over for board games, Jackb...

 
 
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Review: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Have you ever wanted to be trapped in a room with a bomb and be audibly fed instructions on how to disarm it while it slowly ticks down and the light flickers and a nearby alarm clock goes off? If so, you have very specific fantasies that w...

 
 
 
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Review: Just Dance 2016

Yes, another Just Dance -- the seventh in the series -- has arrived. This latest edition is no exception to the usual hallmarks that defines the series with its ease of accessibility and colorful party atmosphere. It holds onto the sam...

 
 
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Here are some Bethesda-approved Fallout 4 cocktails

A few hours ago, I left the site of Bethesda's Fallout 4 launch party with a temporary case of tinnitus (thanks, Calvin Harris!) and a belly full of Nuka Cola Quantum & In-n-Out burgers. It was a rad time, especially the parts wher...

 
 
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The Jackbox Party Pack is coming to retailers

Beloved party game The Jackbox Party Pack is coming to North American retailers on Nov. 6, courtesy of Telltale Games' new publishing arm. The partnership between Jackbox Games and Telltale is "part of an all-new strategic publishing initia...

 
 
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Review: Jackbox Party Pack 2

Last year, The Jackbox Party Pack showed everyone how to do party games right. It served up quick, punchy laughs, and did it all with zero hassle. This was thanks in no small part to the game's innovative interface that allowed friends to p...

 
 
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12-person party chat available now on Xbox One

Microsoft is introducing 12-person party chat to Xbox One from today -- and you don't have to be in the preview programme to use it. Major Nelson confirmed that the feature, which received 2200 votes on Xbox Feedback, will ro...

 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of Party Hard!

The fine folks at tinyBuild were kind enough to give us three Steam copies of the just released Party Hard, so that we could pass them on to you! The game is pretty darn fun imo and for free, how can you complain? To win, all you have to do...

 
 
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Review: Quiplash

Quiplash is what you get when Fibbage and Drawful get a few drinks in them and stop screwing around. When you strip down the flimsy excuse of a lying/trivia game, remove your friends embarrassing chicken-scratch doodles, and leave nothing b...

 
 
 
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What every amiibo looks like with a party hat

One year ago to the day, Nintendo unveiled amiibo at its E3 press conference. Since then, the tale of these little plastic figurines has been well-documented. Many of them are low in supply, they're stressful to find, and every subsequ...

 
 
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Creator blames Konami for end of popular 27-year-old series

Momotaro Dentetsu isn't a household name in the states, but in Japan the series has sold tens of millions and long predates Mario Party as a popular (train-themed) video game board game. The Hudson series has seen dozens of entries since it...

 
 
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Knight Squad was the most fun I had at PAX South

If you were to take booths' popularity at PAX South and plot them on a heat map, most of the obvious candidates would stick out. Twitch would be red hot, as it constantly had a flurry of people swarming to watch their favorite streamers. Dr...

 
 
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Contest: Win The Jackbox Party Pack!

The Jackbox Party Pack is the ultimate collection of party games for you and your non-existent friends to not play when they don't come over because they aren't real, and now it can be yours for the low, low price of absolutely nothing! Inc...

 
 
 
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Weekend Playlist: E3 Edition

It's my favorite time of the year ladies and gentlemen. E3 is almost upon us and therefore I have gathered the future sounds of Devolver Digital's excellent party line up which includes Nidhogg OST creator (and personal hero of mine) Daede...

 
 
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Reminder! Destructoid's GDC party is tonight!

Update: The Me So Hungry food truck will be parked at our party! Doors open at 8pm, and the event is sold out via EventBrite. If you RSVP'd via Facebook or are super BFFs with Dtoid crew we will try to accommodate you -- but arriv...

 
 
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Review: Mario Party: Island Tour

I consider myself a Mario Party veteran -- I’ve been a huge fan of the series, with a particular emphasis on the cutthroat days of the N64 titles. There’s nothing like losing the skin on the palm of your hands to prove to your...

 
 




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While the Great Crystal sucks majorly, they make up for that terrible location with this quest John DiMaggio hammed up this role that I absolutely adore him and hes my favorite character in FFXII besides Balthier of

 
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The Final Fantasy VII First Class Edition is back up on the Square Enix Its really sweet, but also pretty Just wanted to let ya Also, the trophy list has already been revealed, shit, have got to be extra careful until the

 
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Wife finished her March critterpedia last night after finally catching a I missed stringfish and sturgeon, Having fun collecting eggs and flower petals today

 
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Have you actually beaten it legitimately? Be

 
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Bunny Day in a

 
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My PS4 Pros disc drive kicked the Cancelled my collectors edition FF7R because I have no idea what the timeline for fixing it would look Alot of my library is now Anyone go through this? Current status:

 
Electric Reaper

So, one of the local fancy restaurants serves their chicken clubs with 3 pieces of toast, including one in the That is too much bread, and I actually prefer the way most cheaper restaurants make a chicken sandwich, with burger

 
Xeo

Well, I guess Ill start playing I have no clue what I was doing before, since its been So I guess Ill just start Any recommended class and tips for a beginner?

 
Seymour

The perfect social distancing game has finally arrived at my door!

 
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Fuck me just choked upon reaching the final area for the first time in One Step From Was a god tier run up until then

 
 

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