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Do games have to be fun?

Do games have to be fun? Well, in my opinion they do. But there are some individuals that disagree with this opinion. Sometime itís best to agree to disagree, but I still fail to see how an individual can enjoy gaming without it being fun....

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #8

Hello friends! Welcome back to my freeware indie game series! This week's games are all rather short, but very fun. They're perfect for playing when you have an hour or two to spare. Also, just a heads up but I might not be doing another on...

 
 
 
 

Preview: Retro City Rampage

Last night I went to the monthly GameCityNights event in Nottingham. I just had to attend when I found out that Brian Provinciano's upcoming XBLA/WiiWare title Retro City Rampage would be playable, and that Brian himself would be coming to ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #7

Hello friends! Welcome back to my free indie game series! I've decided to spread out my posts for this series a bit more, since I'm beginning to run out of suggestions before I get a chance to play more indie games. I definitely don't plan...

 
 
 
 

That Post-Game Glow: Sequence

As Conrad recently pointed out, Sequence is a recently-released Xbox Live Indie Game which marries the idea of a rhythm game to an RPG and the result is a pleasant surprise. This will not be a review, because the math on this is very, very...

 
 
 
 

[devlog] burnVictim platformer progress

The burn victims arch nemesis- lava! Draws the eye much better than the spikes, iím having everything that can kill be you very very obvious, and the background is less obtrusive now- it also scrolls parallax on several layers so its sexy...

 
 
 
 

High Expectations: Penumbra: Overture

I recently reinstalled Steam and while updating it I went on a hunt for the Steam activation code for the 2nd Indie Humble Bundle that I had previously bought. To my surprise I also found the activation code for the 1st Indie Humble Bundle,...

 
 
 
 

Have a Creeper Rap!

I like how every time I say the words "I'm going to update this thing more often." it somehow translates to me using some sort of mathematical combination of Mayan and Valve Time that basically state that I never *do* the intended thing. St...

 
 
 
 

Dreams are awesome : Psychosomnium

As a long time flash-enthusiast who made tons of crummy sprite-based flash movies and dreamt about making games as a kid It always saddens me that most people reject flash games as not being ďrealĒ games. The reason for this is most obvious...

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #6

Hello friends! Welcome to another batch of awesome freeware indie games! I had to skip last weekend's post, because of Easter and midterms. I've also been quite busy playing Portal 2 at my friend's house, so that's been taking up a lot of m...

 
 
 
 
 
 

WA-WA-WA-WACKY GAME IDEA

Howdy hey team, Starmac here for the second time, geared and ready to bring you my holiest and most righteous of thoughts and musings. Only I'm not. Instead of that boring shit I'm going to lazy my way through this second post, by telling y...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Reality in the virtual world

On the internet, in a game, in a virtual world, the driver (player, user, individual, ego, what ever you want to call it) is rendered incarnate in the pixels and code of a virtual body. People, with our complexities, our cultural identities...

 
 
 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #5

Hello friends! This is the one month anniversary of my freeware indie game series. I'm excited that my blog seems to be getting such a positive feedback! Beginning this week I'm going to start listing the developers of the games as well, s...

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #4

Hello friends! Welcome to week four of my freeware indie blog! So last week I told you that I might not be able to discuss higher resolution indie games as I wasn't able to play them. This was apparently a lie, as a few days later my frien...

 
 
 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #3

Hello friends, and welcome back to my freeware indie blog! To start, I'd like to address a problem I've been having regarding higher res 3D indie games. I haven't been able to play them. Apparently, my laptop is not a particularly great ga...

 
 
 
 

CatGrim, a game made by me for you internet people

Hello Destructoid, long time no me. You can call me JSL cuz there are a lot of Justin's out there. I'm not much of a chatter box but I'm here everyday reading your news and shenanigans. But enough with the formalities, I'm here today t...

 
 
 
 

5 Freeware Indie Games You Should Play: Batch #2

Hello friends! Welcome to week two of my freeware indie sampler blog. I would like to start off with a bit of information about how I choose which games to feature. First of all, I'm trying to focus specifically on freeware indie games wh...

 
 
 
 

What is QONQR?

I saw a little blip abotu this on some web show said it was like a global futuristic Risk. Was interested but seems like the sites all buggy couldn't log in. Any one play this?

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

EdgyDude

PSA: Warhammer 40,000: Gladius and Hue are free to keep on Steam right now

 
 
Gajknight

Forever status

 
 
Chris Moyse

The old gray mare she aint what she used to

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a great day!

 
 
taterchimp

The comments on here made my night better

 
 
ScionVyse

I think Ive hit that point in the year where theres basically nothing left I really want to get out of stuff thats After Street Fighter, which Im not even sure I want, all that is really on my radar is Talos Principle

 
 
Parismio

I nabbed a copy of Ex 3!

 
 
Avoclefo

Spider-Man 2 trailer was cool, although I hope Spider-Man 3 (or Morales 2) is in a new Shanghai, Dubai, Sao Paulo, Sydney, Vancouver, Mumbai, Hong Kong, somewhere

 
 
Mamekuma
 
 
cockaroach

Getting home to my wife watching Reboot, holy This show brings me back, both in the fact I watched its of run on ABC, then got to finish it in High School via I remember loving how serious it got by the end, good preteen melodrama

 
 
Inquisitive Raven

Marvelous will have a Direct in 15 minutes! Will my wife Nami StoryofSeasons make an appearance? Lets find out!

 
 
Seymour

This is my first exposure to Quixort and I cant get over how clever a game it Its basically Tetris + pop culture/math questions, but you need to see it play out to truly understand I cant elevator pitch this one too

 
 
Virtua Kazama

Tonight on Fortune Roulette: This will be the last one for a while until I finish Were going to start it off with Deathwish Enforcers, a spiritual successor to Sunset Riders!

 
 
Gajknight

Current status

 
 
TheIntern

Is Games Workshop okay? All day my feed has been blowing up with Warhammer video Like, dude, Boltgun was

 
 
Virtua Kazama

I should really make a blog about It needs a sendoff like Yeah it had a rocky start, but it did become better at the

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Huh people just found out that the NPCs in Tears of the Kingdom that arent main story NPCs their faces were all made from a more advance verison of the Mii Nice to see a bit of Miis atuff even indirect stuff

 
 
house4lyfe

Seen on a van this morning on my way in to Apparently Shrek is Latinx and has a side

 
 
taterchimp

I specifically requested extra I guess this is

 
 
EdgyDude

I totally missed the initial Phantom Blade: Zero announcement but looking at the trailer that game looks damn Almost as if they put Nioh, Ninja Gaiden Black and Sekiro in a blender and then took the result as a base

 
 
Boxman214

I refuse to do Proving Grounds Shrines in Theyre

 
 
bong264

Welp, still no space marine 2 release date so Im gonna go ahead and guess its March of Sad Status:

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

I played through this games Steam Next Fest demo a while ago and it was Was suprised to find the game felt very much like a indie 3D Mega Man but I dont mean that in a bad It just came out right now!

 
 
Seymour

You hear of Fashion Souls? Well, I wanna see your Drip of the Kingdom!

 
 
Trevlyn

Throwback Thursday, Do you still feel the Thoughts?

 
 
Mamekuma

So its WORSE then I predicted

 
 
Ricky Namara

Kids say the darkest EDIT: I originally typed darnest, but my phone corrected it to It is It is

 
 
medicamecanica

Sky pirate indie I havent played Skies of Arcadia, but Im guessing thats part of the

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

@Sam Bat Boy is out today looks like it might be a fun little indie to play! It is also out on

 
 
Seymour
 
 
RLZ

Oh I really want this ! But I shouldnt spend that :-( Goes live in some 6 hours if anyones

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Gollum looks positively The reviews are going to be a fucking

 
 
CycloneJoker

Book 3, Hallowed Harvest, Three down, three to

 
 
Kerrik52

Deception 4 really upped the skill ceiling to a ridiculous degree, to the point where it makes me feel dumb at But not as dumb as the game itself, holy shit is it stupid and horny in the best possible Image

 
 
medicamecanica

A full playthrough got uploaded to YouTube like a week I skimmed it and every part visually looked like mud, and gameplay wise it seemed like nothing was ever

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

This may sound stupid, but hell, I prefer to ask you guys rather than spoil the game watching a How the hell do you get money or rubies or gold on Totk? I been playing for hours and I still dont Also

 
 
RiffRaff

Even if there were no 1st party games shown (or even many exclusives), there was plenty of interesting stuff at the PS Mad hype for Talos Principal 2! That Phantom Blade 0 soulslike thing looks interesting Have a great day!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Current Status:

 
 
Xeo

It finally fucking I joked about it for I lamented its absence for But its finally fucking happening! And the news has finally made my wife interested in trying the first game! Fuck yeah! Dragons Dogma 2 baybee!

 
 
dephoenix

Im I thought Sony was showing off video games today, not a collection of short films?

 
 
Meursault

Sony finally giving the Wii U the respect it

 
 
Ricky Namara

Tony Stark died for your

 
 
Goemar

Is someone going to tell Konami that Delta has the value of 4, not 3?

 
 
Zalno

Yall check out VIVIDLOPE yet? Its a fun And its only And it runs great on Steam

 
 
Spaceloaf

4 Genshin Impact codes (60 primos + exp and These might expire quickly so use them

 
 
ctg867

I said a while back when Sonys shareholder data indicated the overwhelming majority of its sales were digital that this would be he last generation of consoles w/ built in disc Update on that:

 
 
Exber

Few weeks ago I finally got my hands on this game for 4$, which I post today as the Metal Gear Master Collection doesnt include Still good to see Metal Gear Solid 3 getting a Gotta hang on to this one before prices go

 
 
CycloneJoker

Theres a dupe trick in ToTK Im capable of Under update in this article:

 
 
RLZ

Wheee ! Very interested in this, as in hoping it doesnt stay stuck on the Playstation ecosystem too