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Review: Fox n Forests

It seems like every other day a new indie title gets announced that boasts a retro, pixel-art aesthetic. Many claim to be taking us back to the ‘90s and our childhood, but often fail to recreate what made those classics so good. Enter...

 
 
 
 



 
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Pool Panic is brilliantly stupid

People often assume that lighthearted comedies all lack depth, or that their creators don't work just as hard as those that specialize in other genres. This is part of why we so rarely see a comedy film win an Oscar. Knowing this makes me ...

 
 
 
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DUSK's Episode Three is shaping up nicely

Sometimes the best way to get an exclusive is to simply ask. While Destructoid isn’t lacking for content about New Blood’s upcoming FPS throwback DUSK, I was curious how the upcoming Episode Three was shaping up. Turns out I jus...

 
 
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Defector is Twisted Pixel's new VR spy game

During my time at PAX East, I was invited to Oculus Game Days to take a look at Twisted Pixel's new spy action VR game, Defector. It's been about a week since PAX came and went and I can finally tell you all about the little bit of their Bo...

 
 
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Semblance is one adorable puzzle platformer

In between my meetings at PAX East I spent my spare time walking the floor looking for any games that might otherwise go unnoticed. After finishing up my meeting with the developers of Black Future '88, I ended up checking out another game ...

 
 
 
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Check out this round-up of Destructoid's time at PAX East

This weekend saw video game industry event PAX East take place in Boston, MA. For four days gamers and the media descended upon the developers and publishers in attendance to get their hands on some of the latest titles and hidden gems wing...

 
 
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Never before seen game secrets revealed

These days, there are just two kinds of secrets in video games: the ones that you can uncover in a few minutes using Google, and the kind that remain totally anonymous. The internet has erased many of the world's mysteries, and the "unconf...

 
 
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Overlooked indie games from the PAX show floor

I didn’t spend my entire weekend at PAX doing business. In between a few appointments, I got the time to catch up with an old friend and walk around the show floor from a more casual perspective. Without giving away that I was ther...

 
 
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Arcade action meets biker gangs in Steel Rats

One of my last stops at PAX East 2018 was to check out Steel Rats. The project from Tate Multimedia is being handled by a small team of no more than thirty Polish developers.  The game puts you in control of the Steel Rats biker gang m...

 
 
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Black Future '88 is a rogue-lite with synth-punk style

I saw an unbelievable amount of rogue-lite games at PAX East. I felt like I was drowning in the damn things, but developer Superscarysnakes' Black Future '88 and its giant colorful booth made it stand out in the sea of indie titles. I spoke...

 
 
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My Memory of Us views WWII through the eyes of children

Juggler Games' My Memory of Us was demoing at PAX East this past weekend, so I dropped by to take a look at the classic-style adventure game. My Memory of Us is set in a fairy-tale version of Warsaw Poland during World War II. Naturally, it...

 
 
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Metal Slug XX is coming to PS4 this Summer

At PAX East this weekend, SNK announced that their 2009 PSP shooter, Metal Slug XX, will be making its lead-slinging way to the PS4 sometime this Summer.Metal Slug XX is a revamped version of Nintendo DS title, Metal Slug 7. XX was tweaked ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Off Grid makes you hack like a middle-aged dad

Watch Dogs 2 was a pretty good representation of the hacking community that has grown over the years, but it did have one big flaw. These supposed nobodies were running around with near superhuman bullet resistance and blowing shit up with ...

 
 
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I got a distinct gothic vibe from Dark Devotion's PAX demo

I hate feeding into the stereotype of press comparing things to Dark Souls. When giving Dark Devotion a shot at PAX this weekend, I couldn’t really think of what else to call this at first glance. There is a stamina meter that gove...

 
 
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Create the gun of your dreams in Mothergunship

In the indie games scene, procedural generation and rogue-like elements seem to be the golden formula one strives for. I can’t tell you how many games I’ve heard about with those two buzzwords attached, but Mothergunship is just...

 
 




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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!"

 

Deadpool 2"Doubles down on everything, for the better"

 
 
 

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TheLimoMaker

What is everyone else up to on this fine Saturday? Ill be out and about with the lady, probably playing some Warframe later this evening and maybe even some God of Also, congratulations Ireland, incredibly proud of that country right

 
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A$APs shit Yesterday was a good Hello

 
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What Would Meek Do?

 
Oridan

Its saddening to see all the trolls crawling out of the woodwork on social media to celebrate the death of Totalbiscuit, but I wasnt expecting developers to join in on the An EA programmer did just Link in

 
SirNinjaFace

Love playing my Switch when I do laundry

 
Pixie The Fairy

Got a PS3 With it, I have back pretty much my entire digital library now (well, there is Wii and 360 but I bought so little for them digitally it hardly And Demons Souls so now I have all the Souls,

 
Electric Reaper

Some Steam trading cards just arent worth the effort to farm Some have both crap gem values and crap real currency values, so theyre not really worth selling, or the time it takes to mulch

 
Fuzunga

Darkwing Duck looks AMAZING in the new Ducktales art style! In fact, I think it looks better than Ducktales

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

going through old MTG cards (havent played in forever) and I found a deck Id built (could use One of my fav combos ever: Avalanche Riders + Momentary I love trying to build red control around land destruction / mana

 
Heat

Puyo Puyo Tetris is freaking I can manage myself in Tetris games, but the CPU is merciless with the Puyos! I havent played one of those since Robotnik Mean Bean Machine, and im rusty as Gotta keep practicing!

 
 

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