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  Watch Video Magic: The Gathering's 25th anniversary came with a lot of changes for the game. The release structure for new expansion sets has changed dramatically. The game has crossed over the realm of cardboard to pen and paper with Du...   read
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If there's anything that unites all dudes and dudettes, it's fear of failure. While it's often not as nerve-wracking as a sales pitch or your first concert, video game failure is terrifying nonetheless. Nobody wants to be tha...   read
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  Watch Video If there's one thing I learned from humans, it's that work is everything to us. It's what all politicians promise us. It's what family and friends complain about when the times are rough. It's seen as an opportunity to prove ...   read
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I have this weird relationship with Steam sales. The large seasonal sales offer so many games that I struggle to find anything of interest. But the smaller scale sales? I can't stop myself from falling for them over and over and over again, no matter how large my backlog gets. The newest Spike Chunsoft sale this weekend is no exception, let me tell you.   read

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  Watch Video Good news for the three other Punch Line fans out there. PQube has announced the video game adaptation will release on August 31st in Europe and September 25th in North America. For those unfamiliar with the original anime re...   read
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Hackers. Crackers. Script kiddies. They can be called however you like, but the danger they cause to online ecosystems is undeniable. Only a year into its lifespan, the security exploits made public for the Nintendo Switch me...   read
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So it turns out E3 is right around the corner again. Man, time flies. It's hard to believe it's been nearly a year since Beyond Good and Evil 2, Mario + Rabbids and whatever Devolver's conference was about. E3 is quite a magi...   read
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Magic: The Gathering means a lot of different things to different people. For some, it's a highly competitive game where the meta has to be followed and the sideboard is always ready. For others, it's a casual kitchen table g...   read
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  Watch Video If there ever was an argument against animation being art, it's Punch Line. The anime/game combo written by Infinity and Zero Escape creator, Kotaro Uchikoshi, appeals to base desires. There's the tension of a world-ending ca...   read

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I can't praise the original VA-11 HALL-A enough. Charming retro visuals, bopping tunes and lovable characters combined to create a terrific bar-tending experience. Despite the generally terrible circumstances of the cast...   read

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I reckon I owe everyone an apology. It's been nearly two years since I wrote my last listicle, a magnum opus that propelled me to the ranks of Dtoid's elite. It's been over a month since my last front-page piece, a stunning r...   read

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Poor Fable. Leaving aside Peter Molyneux's tendency to promise way more than his teams are able to deliver, the first two games were well-received by critics and players alike. But then Fable III happened. And then Fable Hero...   read
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Crowdfunded games are a gamble. We’ve seen the likes of Mighty No. 9 go from extreme anticipation to an underwhelming launch. We've even seen games that fail to release altogether. That’s why I’m always on t...   read
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  Watch Video I love indie games. I played from time to time back when Flash game sites were still hip, but two games that really got me into them were Tower of Heaven and Cave Story. Yes, I like platformers, why do you ask? As game b...   read
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You've probably heard the terms "Meltdown" and "Spectre" a lot lately. Over the past few days the two security vulnerabilities have been everywhere in the news. Hell, you're reading about them on a video game website right no...   read
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Crazy. There's no better word to describe 2017. It was a crazy year. Good crazy in some places, like video games, and bad crazy in others. Over the past few weeks, the community has been hard at work voting for their favorite...   read
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  Watch Video The results of the Destructoid staff GOTY picks on each platform have been revealed over the past few days. But who cares about these nerds anyway? Doesn't the community deserve a voice as well? Why yes, it does. So we're rea...   read

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  Watch Video I replayed The World Ends With You for the third time this year. In part because I got a new phone and lost my save file as a result, and in part to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Long story short, I managed to lock myself ...   read
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The Bass Awards are back! What the heck are those, you ask? Then you should have checked the blog section more last year! Basically, they're like the Game Awards, even down to the inclusion of exclusive video game reveals... ...   read

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Christmas has come and gone, and with it a lot of shiny new game systems have been brought into homes all around the world. Sony and Activision have thus seized the opportunity to push a sneaky, sneaky ad on your PS4 dashboar...   read
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  Watch Video Fan fiction. These two words, hair-raising to the average individual, nonetheless apply to a variety of things that do appeal to a large audience. Between the oddity of the Frasierverse, to these confusing Minecraft books for...   read
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The Taiko no Tatsujin ("Taiko Drum Master") rhythm game series has been around for a while. Since its first entry on PS2, there have been over a dozen of these things on a variety of systems, on top of successful arcade machi...   read
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Late last month, I reviewed Tokyo Dark, an independent supernatural investigation point-and-click. People sacrificed themselves for religious cults, I had a great time. In early October, I spent most of my free time playing a...   read
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Since you're reading a gaming website, odds are good that at some point in your life you bought a video game. And, if that's the case, chances are that you've also complained about the price of the hobby from time to time. AA...   read
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It's September, the perfect month to decide which game released in 2017 you liked the best. It's time to reminisce about the games you've enjoyed in the past few months... What was your favorite Nintendo game? Was it maybe Su...   read
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You're looking at a nervous girl. She has a hostage and holds a knife in her hands. There's a gun in yours. You're the only character that isn't in danger, but despite that the situation is as tense as it can get. The main ch...   read
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  Watch Video You see that semicolon in the middle of a game title, you know you're dealing with 5pb's Science Adventure or Science Visual Novel science-fiction series. In this case, Chaos;Child is a sequel to the first Science Advent...   read
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The ongoing rumor that language laws in Quebec were preventing the sale of the SNES Classic has turned out unfounded, Toys "R" Us Canada confirmed on Twitter. Nintendo left us all hanging, but according to the toy store chain...   read

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Bravely Default was one of my favorite games on the 3DS. This spiritual successor to the lesser known Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light delivered in spades with its mix of classic and new. A tale of crystals and unspeakabl...   read
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  Watch Video Fire Emblem Warriors, Omega Force's newest crossover action game, didn't exactly have the greatest pre-launch hype. Nearly as soon as it was announced, it was revealed that the game would focus on Awakening, Fates, and Shadow...   read
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About Bassone of us since 11:32 PM on 12.03.2015

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