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Spirit Swap is a match for therapeutic gaming

I've been lucky enough to get to meet a lot of game developers from very different walks of life. From people at big names like Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, Devolver, Riot, and Bethesda, to little indies likes Tom Happ and Joakim Sandberg, I ...

 
 
 
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Chungus: A brief oral history

From April 2-6, Warner Bros. is running a special event in their free-to-play mobile RPG Looney Tunes: World of Mayhem featuring a chubby variant of Bugs Bunny, now officially called "Big Chungus." This version of Bugs first appea...

 
 
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Gaming in the '80s had shockingly few leading ladies

"Critical" Kate Wileart, last seen on Destructoid with a tribute to both comics legend Jack Kirby and Nintendo's Kirby, is back with a much larger scale project. This time she's celebrating National Woman's Month with a YouTube series...

 
 
 
 
 
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55 'hidden gems' released on the Switch eShop in 2020

It feels like only yesterday I was booting up the Wii Shop Channel and seeing five, maybe even six games released that week. It wasn't though. That was all the way back in 2009, which is essentially a lifetime ago by game industry standards...

 
 
 
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Will Super Lone Survivor keep its mask mandate in place?

Lone Survivor is still my favorite game about suffering from psychosis, and as much of the world reaches month eight of government-mandated COVID-19 precautions, it's now proven to be one of the most prophetic as well. Even under cheerier ...

 
 
 
 
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Rhythm Heaven lives on in this massive fan animation

I was driving in the car yesterday and much to my surprise, the Wii's Mii Channel music came on the radio, sending me on an unexpected, much-appreciated nostalgia trip. Actually, nostalgia may not be the right word, as it implies wistfulnes...

 
 
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How well do you know the sexual side of Nintendo?

The Super Mario series turns 35 this September, so chances are that if you read this game blog, the franchise has been in your life for as long as you remember. I'm old enough to recall the first time I played the original game. I was 10 ye...

 
 
 
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The Walking Dead creator hints at Clementine's return

Have you ever played a zombie game where you choose between treating others with humanity or becoming as monstrous as the undead cannibals that are threatening to eat you all? Me too. It's a pretty neat trope, and from the looks of things, ...

 
 
 
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CJ and Holmes disagree: Should E3 stay dead?

[CJ and Holmes Disagree is a series where Destructoid Features editor CJ Andriessen and washed-up Dtoid Show host Jonathan Holmes disagree about video games. Who will you agree or disagree with?] I'll never forget my first E3. It started wi...

 
 
 
 
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Now is the perfect time for a book about Majora's Mask

Every day feels the same, but if you focus on the little things that you have some power over, you might be able to make things better. It's just going to take some time, which is bad news, because time is running out. Doom is in the air, i...

 
 
 
 
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Sometimes Always Monsters is a replacement for normal life

During these uncertain times, many have clung to the new Animal Crossing for comfort. It offers players a world with enough structure to help make sense of existence, but not so much that you ever feel trapped or otherwise punished. It's le...

 
 
 




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