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Nintendo Download

Nintendo Download: Mega Man May concludes with Battle Network 4 and Zero 3


Also, Splatoon and Don't Starve
May 28
It's a great week for Wii U owners, with Splatoon arriving tomorrow on the eShop and at retail. You'll also find both the Blue Moon and Red Sun versions of Mega Man Battle Network 4 on the Virtual Console, in additi... read
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Synth

We could use more racing games like Power Drive 2000


Synth
May 28
Racing games have flattened. There are still kart racers and there are still realistic racers (with mild middle ground for realistic-looking arcade racers, like Forza Horizon) and that's it. Why? Where are the horse racers a... read
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Terraria 1.3

Terraria 1.3 has mine carts and a release date: June 30


Terraria jumps the shark
May 28
Every time a new Terraria update trailer comes out, I find myself watching and rewatching it to try to pick out things that are new. The most obvious one in this 1.3 trailer is the mine cart. Now that it's here, it surprises... read
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Games

Massive Chalice and Just Cause 2 highlight June's Games with Gold


Maybe more's in store at E3
May 28
June is almost upon us, and as is tradition, it'll be quite a busy month in the video game world. E3's set to take place in just a few weeks, at which point we'll get a ton of news about upcoming titles. It's like your birthd... read
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he Phantom Pootie Tang

Witcher 3 sex glitches out with stiff bodies, floating heads and phantom head


The Phantom Pootie Tang
May 28
Geralt, why are you bald? Also, where is your body? Geralt, why are sniffing your own bum? I don't endorse ass play in fantasy settings without modern hygiene standards. The naked bodies have fused in unholy matrimony erupti... read
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Splatoon eSports

Splatoon players hope to make it Nintendo's next big eSport


Competitive squidding
May 28
The minds behind the popular competitive Super Smash Bros. forums SmashBoards are at it again, and this time they have their eyes set on Splatoon. SquidBoards hopes to be the hub for all things competitive Splatoon, from... read
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Don't Starve

Don't Starve on Wii U isn't quite a perfect fit


Out this week
May 28
Don't Starve's whimsical world full of hungry horrors has been available to PC gamers since 2013 and later came to the PlayStation 4 and Vita, but it always seemed to me that it would find a perfect home in the Wii U. What be... read
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Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct closes out Season 2 with Aria


A successful season, I'd say
May 28
I'm glad that Killer Instinct was able to rise above the monumental bad press it obtained pre-launch. It really stands on its own as a fighting game, and I'm excited to see it played at tournies across the country, incl... read
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Bloodstained

Deep Silver is most likely publishing Bloodstained


It'd fall in line with Mighty No. 9
May 28
[Update: Doug Wolf, the attorney of record, called us back and confirmed that he filed the trademark on behalf of Koch Media. It looks like this rumor pans out, although Deep Silver has yet to respond.] When Koji Igarash... read
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Xbox One

Xbox One looks like it's getting a better, newer controller after E3


Flood the streets with useless adapters
May 28
It seems as if there's a subtle but big change on the horizon for the Xbox One controller. The current model features a proprietary audio jack that requires an adapter (sold separately for $25) to use with normal headphones. ... read
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Jelonzo is the coolest
Just because Splatoon is a light-hearted online experience, that doesn't mean that it lacks depth. Here are some tips to help you along the path to ranked dominance. read feature

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Witcher 3 bug

Watch out for a potential game-wrecking bug in the Witcher 3


If you aren't getting XP, wait
May 28
Here's another hazardous Witcher 3 bug to look out for, at least until it's fixed. This week's Witcher 3 patch brought with it an unexpected bug that makes it so players are not getting experience for quests. Keep doing enoug... read
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FIFA 16

FIFA 16 includes women's national teams (finally)


Four top players did motion capture
May 28
The FIFA video game series has been around for two decades, and in that time, it's been a boys only club. There's been outside pressure to reform, notably in 2013 when Spanish player Vero Boquete started a petition to u... read
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Here's all the details
For years, WildStar was touted as the next great subscription-based MMO. It was unveiled all the way back in 2011at Gamescom, and the hype kind of built from there. I had a chance to play multiple builds, and I liked wha... read feature

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Twitch

Twitch bans streaming AO games


No watching Twitch streams of Hatred
May 28
Are you a video game streamer who was looking forward to streaming Hatred for your audience when it releases? Are you perhaps a player unsure if the game was right for you, hoping to watch people play on Twitch before making ... read
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Need for Speed

Did Xbox accidentally leak Need For Speed release date?


Whoopsie
May 28
The Xbox Games Store may have accidentally leaked the release date for EA's latest Need for Speed instalment. According to Reddit, the mistake was rectified and the page pulled pretty sharpish, but not before a clever soul us... read
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Sony

Tickets for Sony's E3 Experience events available now


What are you waiting for? GO GO GO!
May 28
Tickets for Sony's free E3 Experience events have gone live. Theaters across North America will be live-streaming Sony's E3 press conference, as well as showing an exclusive thirty minute post-show interview. There'll be Sony... read
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Dirty Bomb

Dirty Bomb is hitting open beta on June 2


It's not quite Brink, but it could be
May 28
I’ve mentioned this on Destructoid before, but I’ll be damned if I’m missing the chance to mention it again: Brink was a great game, people were wrong about it being bad. I bring that up, because Brink devel... read
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Pokemon

'To Be the Very Best' follows real Pokemon trainers


Team Rocket steals all their 3DSes
May 28
I’ve never paid much attention to the confusing world of competitive Pokémon. EV training, natures, actually caring about a Pokémon's stats... it all confuses me. However, a documentary currently on Kickst... read
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Shooters

Assault Android Cactus looks like the next solid twin-stick shooter


And there's co-op!
May 27
Assault Android Cactus? Didn't that come out ages ago? No, that was merely the initial Steam Early Access build. Some of us -- myself included, now that I've seen this latest trailer -- are waiting for the finished release t... read
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Virtual reality

You'll need about $1,500 to go all in with Oculus Rift


Still no price for the actual unit
May 27
While we're still waiting for a final price on the retail version of the Oculus Rift, the company's CEO Brendan Iribe said that users will need to pony up about $1,500 for both a computer that will run the device and the actu... read
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Rogue Legacy

Rogue Legacy is still awesome (and aggravating) on Xbox One


Hustlin'
May 27
The last couple of times we talked about Rogue Legacy coming to Xbox One, a bunch of you let the good vibes flow, so here's the bookend to that coverage: it's available now for $14.99. Better yet, the title is only $11.99 (20... read
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Cat simulator

Naughty cat sim Catlateral Damage now on Steam


Next, we need a cat cleanup simulator
May 27
When we aren't talking video games, we're talking cats. Yesterday, it was servals. (Haha, those little heads!) Today, I'm hoping to steer the conversation from face-shredding wild African cats to the cats of the sea (otters).... read
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Mortal Kombat

Saudi Arabian soccer fans have some excellent Mortal Kombat choreography


Flawless victory
May 27
If the visiting Persepolis F.C. players felt like they got an icy reception at their recent Asian Champions League match, well, it's because they did. Al Hilal's stadium was filled with fans who created a Mortal Kombat ... read
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Nothing can save you now
[NSFW: This review and its subject are both horribly NSFW. Probably don't read further if you're at work, around your grandmother, or under the age of 18.] Broke and bored, Yukito Sawatari picks up a summer job to make a... read feature

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Vita

Sony exec calls Vita a 'legacy platform'


That's not a good sign
May 27
Those who hold out hope that Sony will change course and start avidly supporting the Vita may want to finally give up on that pipe dream. The outlook for the PlayStation handheld has been grim, and is even more so after a top... read
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Borderlands

Legendary weapons now drop three times as often in Borderlands


Orange you glad you're still playing?
May 27
While dedicated players still roam the fringes of the Borderlands, Gearbox has been playing the part of mad scientist. Or, at least normal scientist. The developer's been toying with the way that legendary drops function in t... read
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Underwater horror

Mighty strange stuff is afoot in this live-action SOMA video


Time to pack up and go home
May 27
"There's something wrong, isn't there?" Yes, Harry. Something is deeply wrong. I'm staying far away from the alternate-reality game for SOMA. Not because I'm not interested in what Frictional Games is cooking up for its unde... read
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Win one of 50 copies!
Thanks to Daniel Doan from Blackshell Games, we have 50 copies of their game Overture to give away! What is Overture, you ask? Well check out this blurb, taken from the game's wiki page: "Overture is a strategic real-time mon... read feature







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