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Review: Kingdom Hearts III Re Mind

After many, many years Kingdom Hearts III finally arrived in early 2019, and it was a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Who would have guessed! Just because a project is gestating for a long time, it doesn't make it...

 
 
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Review: The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

You could say that The Walking Dead franchise is a volatile beast in terms of quality. I'll spare you the rhetoric of the ups and downs of the television show, but even the flagship Telltale games took a dip eventually and fell into ov...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Silver Falls: 3 Down Stars

The road to release for Silver Falls: 3 Down Stars has been anything but smooth. Since I profiled the developer more than a year ago, it's gone to hell and back again trying to get this game onto the 3DS eShop. According to T...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Playing through Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is very much like experiencing a re-watch of Dragon Ball Z itself. There's filler, excitement, and everything in-between. In the end, it managed to just win me over, but only because I a...

 
 
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Review: SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays

To say it’s been a rough generation for Gundam games would be putting it lightly. Despite starting strong with SD Gundam G Generation Genesis and Gundam Breaker 3, every subsequent game seemed to get worse and worse. This was due to b...

 
 
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Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Rise of the Phoenix

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 had some lingering issues at launch, most notably a lack of key cast members (the same fate that fell upon Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite). But Team Ninja had a plan: through both free and paid DLC, that roster w...

 
 
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Review: Borderlands 3: Moxxi's Heist of The Handsome Jackpot

Having helped usher in the idea of the season pass and one of the few who ever offered a second pass, Gearbox is no stranger to DLC. In fact, by the time Borderlands 3's run is done (in 2030?) it may not even be the same game, seeing as Bor...

 
 
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Review: SuperMash

SuperMash looked like one of the standouts during Nintendo's recent Indie World Showcase, a genre-defying retro throwback to early Nintendo titles which seemed perfect for the Switch. Surprisingly, the game had already launched one day befo...

 
 
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Review: Wattam

Wattam, the new "goof-around" game from Katamari Damacy's Keita Takahashi, is like burrowing yourself in a fuzzy blanket that's still radiating heat from the dryer. It's silly, jovial, and above all, cozy. I came in expecting a toy-box worl...

 
 
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Review: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries

For some, MechWarrior is a religion. I was first introduced to the series in the '90s from a fellow that had what I can only describe as a "battle station." His chair was rigged with joysticks on the arms. He had a force feedback vest for w...

 
 
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Review: Frog Detective 2: The Case of the Invisible Wizard

Frog Detective 2: The Case of the Invisible Wizard is the sequel to the greatest video game ever to feature a frog, who is also a detective, in the history of the human race. Until now, that is. As of December 9, 2019, there’s a new c...

 
 
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Review: Tools Up

If I have time to kill on a lazy weekend and I come across a local co-op game in the style of Overcooked, chances are high I'm gonna want to take it for a whirl. That's exactly how I fell into Tools Up, a team-building – and potential...

 
 
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Review: Shovel Knight: King of Cards

The time has finally come. It's been five and a half years since Shovel Knight was released (time doesn't just fly, it runs at light speed), and with the lofty King of Cards update, its quest is finished. Let's...dig in. [Check out our revi...

 
 
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Review: Life is Strange 2: Episode 5: Wolves

[You can read reviews for past episodes here: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4.] Pangs of guilt washed over me in the final moments of Life is Strange 2. I saw the conclusion to this story -- this long, strange, for...

 
 
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Review: Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Evolution is beautiful, staggering, and uncaring. So too is Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, a survival-adventure game that rewinds the clock 10 million years to shine a light on the plights of early hominids. It's one of those video games...

 
 
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Review: Darksiders Genesis

Darksiders is a wild series. On one hand, you know most of the cast of those games wear Jack Skellington sweatshirts as loungewear. On the other, they also star in pretty fun action-adventure romps. You take the good, you take the bad....

 
 
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Review: Heroland

I'm sure I'm not unique in saying this but I've had a lifelong affinity for theme parks. It's always been my dream to pull a Dolly Parton and buy one to call my own. I know that's not going to happen -- Destructoid doesn't pay that wel...

 
 
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Review: Arise: A Simple Story

Within seconds, Arise: A Simple Story begins with your death. There's nothing simple about it, from a narrative standpoint.

 
 
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Import Review: SD Gundam G Generation Genesis

It feels like SD Gundam G Generation Genesis is forgotten sometimes. While it wasn’t the first of Namco’s licensed games to be translated in English for the Asia region – that honor goes to Gundam Breaker 3 and Super Robot...

 
 
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Review: The Touryst

Right now, there are seven inches of snow on the ground and the temperatures are well below freezing. It's the type of weather that gets people imagining warm, exotic locations in a fruitless bid to tricking the body into thinking it's warm...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Sword

I don't envy Game Freak. It's a weird statement to make because for more than 20 years, the company has been part owner of one of the most successful video game franchises on the planet. Game Freak has guided Pokémon since ...

 
 
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Review: Golem

It's taken Golem longer than expected to make it onto PlayStation VR, and I worry that for some people, the game missed its window of opportunity – that it's going to seem like too little, too late. VR is a fast-moving field, after al...

 
 
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Review: Shenmue III

I've been slowly working my way through Shenmue III and what can I say? It's kind of a monkey's paw fever dream. A lot of us wanted a true continuation of the storyline that kept us hanging nearly 20 years ago, but with that narrative ...

 
 
 
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Review: Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series - Episode 3

It's hard to believe that the inaugural episode of Vader Immortal, a VR (and Oculus)-only experience came out in May. Although it was very hurried I was hooked from the first run, and needed to see where it all ended. Naturally it can'...

 
 




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Kingdom Hearts III Re Mind"This is how you Re Mind me of what I really am"

 

Review in Progress: Silver Falls: 3 Down Stars"The Day the NPCs Stood Still"

 

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot"Previously on...Your Childhood"

 

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Rise of the Phoenix"A lukewarm pot of gumbo, chere"

 

SuperMash"We're using the GOOD potatoes"

 

Wattam"'So I just did me some talking to the sun'"

 

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries"Mech, mech, goose"

 
 
 

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After initially being disappointed that there’s no permanent progression in Slay the Spire outside of card and relic unlocks, I think I’ve hit my zen moment and brain-shifted back into deck building bliss 😂 Here we goooo

 
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The final boss of Klonoa was pretty I really like the game as a It really proves what you can do with a simple set of mechanics and good level I hope the sequel is as much

 
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Kobe died!?!?!? WHAT Heres where I saw him Seemed like a really nice

 
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So Im not the biggest Sandler fan, I havent seen Uncut Gems, and I already think the Oscars are a joke we shouldve retired decades ago, but the Academys reasoning for denying Sandler a nomination just ticks me This is pure

 
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I want nothing more than to come home from work soon, get a shower and relax a little bit before starting the new work I am tired! Bleh

 
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First orks of 2020! The tankbusta mob is halfway

 
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Accurate summary of last

 
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I applied waterslide decals to a gunpla for the first time today and it wasnt the huge disaster I thought it was gonna

 
 

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