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Sometimes I just want to zone out with some synth music, bright colors, and pure gameplay. Super Hexagon works well for that, but it is always nice to try something new. Project J has an interesting hook to it, where the lig...
Flick, flick, flick. That’s all you’ll be doing in Skullduggery. Flicking to collect treasure. Flicking to outrun bosses. Flicking to line up stealthy headshots on unsuspecting enemies. You can play the game howe...
To the surprise of probably no one, it looks like the vast majority of PC games that are sold are through digital channels. PC site PCR has been told by analyst DFC Intelligence that in 2013, 92% of games sold were digital, w...
The newest entries in the Nvidia Shield family, the Shield tablet and the Shield wireless controller, have joined the Shield portable as part of Nvidia's homegrown line-up of gaming-focused Android-based devices. The Shield t...


Almost a year to the day after its announcement, Wayward Manor from author Neil Gaiman (American Gods, Sandman) and the team behind  The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, is now on Steam.  The Beetlejuice-esque puzzle/adventure game set in the 1920's has you playing a ghost trying to scare the current residents from your old manor. 
Versus Evil has announced Banner Saga is coming to tablets this summer. Those beautiful visuals would be nice to curl up with in bed. Though if you want to play the strategy game on PC, it's on sale on Steam right now.
Microsoft won't give up on the Surface because of failures of past iterations. No, it's intent on making an impression on the tablet market. As such, Microsoft revealed the Surface Pro 3 today. It seems that Microsoft's prima...
My Final Fantasy hype meter is at an all-time high. What with all the glorious Theatrhythm news and the upcoming Final Fantasy XV, I'm positively ticked pink. Now we've got a handful of gameplay videos on the horizon for Fin...
Watch this. It's a teaser for Trainfinity, a game developed in 48 hours during the Nordic Game Jam last week. A local cooperative multiplayer game, tracks run in three lanes from one player's tablet to the next while trains ...
After 2012's successful Kickstarter campaign, we'll get our hands Jane Jensen's new game, Moebius: Empire Rising on April 15, 2014. It's Jensen's first game since 2010's Gray Matter, so it's been some time coming. Players wil...
Whilst fantasy RPG fans like myself bide their time until the arrival of The Witcher 3 later this year, we might have another game set in the world of Geralt of Rivia. The Witcher Adventure Game isn't actually a point-'n'-cl...
Shadow art is one of the cool things I've seen on the Internet and marveled at, knowing I could never come close to creating something similar. Taking three-dimensional objects and arranging them in such a way that they cast...
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Qtwentyseven!] Our friends at Disney have just handed us a brand new Google Nexus 7 pre-loaded with their hit game Star Wars: Tiny Death Star to give away to one lucky Destructoid community me...
Earlier this year, we got our first look at DICE+, which promises to combine the physicality and social aspect of board gaming with the wider appeal of tablet-based videogames. With tons of features listed, it appeared to be a pretty slick piece of technology, but limited by its short list of compatible software. For now, that is still a pretty accurate assessment.
Just in time for the holiday is the perfect new controller for all of you Android users that just play Super Nintendo games on your emulators. What? Don't look at me like that. You know it's true. The full-sized Moga Pro Powe...
At this morning's Apple press event, the new iPad Air was announced.  It still has its 9.7" Retina display, but the bezel is 43 percent thinner now. The device is 7.5 mm thin -- 20 percent thinner than the last generatio...
Microsoft has announced the latest iterations of its tablets -- the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 -- and they're launching October 22, 2013 for $449 and $899, respectively. The devices will debut in 22 markets including the Uni...
As somebody who has had ideas for using games as tools for education, things like Mecanika are particularly interesting to me. Though physics has become more prominent in games as time has passed, developer CREO wants to uti...
This is Mimpi. See Mimpi run. Run, Mimpi, run! Avoid that rotten tooth that could crush you to death! Fetch the bone, Mimpi! Don't touch the starfish! Admittedly, the most noteworthy thing about Mimpi is the colorful, almost...
Making its debut at E3 2013, The Crew is Ubisoft's attempt to create a new and fast-paced racer for the next-gen consoles. Although the publisher has definitely got some stiff competition from other racing titles, what separa...
The second-screen feature of the new Battlelog service for Battlefield 4 will only be available on PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox 360, DICE has confirmed to Engadget. Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 players won't be able to use ...
And here I thought the tardy release of a third Golden Sun was awkward. Show of hands: Who has been waiting patiently for a proper Breath of Fire game? Well cut your filthy peasant hands off and slap yourselves in the face wi...
[Update: Contest over! Grand prize winner is Dogzilla! Runners-up are VoltySquirrel, Frans Van Carpels, Unholyrath, and bloocheese565!] To celebrate the launch of their latest title, 9 Lives: Casey and Sphynx, our friends at...
Microsoft's Windows Surface RT tablet hasn't exactly been the hottest commodity since its release, and the boss men are finally coming to terms with it. CEO Steve Ballmer recently admitted at a company meeting that the techno...
Award-winning author Neil Gaiman, perhaps known as much for his graphic novels (Sandman) as his novels (American Gods, Coraline), is branching into videogames with the help of The Odd Gentleman, makers of the excellent The M...
Jordan Weisman has a pretty impressive résumé, not only for the quality of games he has been behind, but for the fact that they have been in both the board game and videogame arenas. With titles such as Shadowr...
Your old buddy Jim Sterling has borrowed a Razer Edge with which to do all sorts of videogame things. You can watch me have a bit of a play on Skyrim, Crysis, Castle Crashers, and Darksiders II if you want. I try to make it ...
The DarthMod series spent almost a decade tooling and toying with each release of a Total War game. All in all, Nick Thomadis' mods have been downloaded over a million times. Total War fans and owners previously unaware of th...
Fester Mudd: Curse of the Gold completely passed me by when it launched in March. It was originally slated for release last year, and I'd been keeping an eye on it for a very good reason: It's a collaboration between Finnish ...
Throughout the many competitive multiplayer matches of Leviathan: Warships I've played, I've shown a great deal of restraint. No matter how many vessels I lost, I refused to utter the words of defeat that so many ha...
Wargaming's first mobile title is called World of Tanks: Blitz. We played it not too long ago, and this new video from the studio shows off some of the gameplay. Not much is shown off, but from we do get to see it doesn't lo...
I'll admit, I had expected that the novelty would have worn off from the last smooth jazz trailer for the naval warfare strategy game Leviathan: Warships. Still, I started watching the above video and halfway through was chu...
I've already made a couple of posts about Worlds of Magic, described as a spiritual successor to Master of Magic by the developer, because I can never quite have my fill of magical 4X games. So, I'm pretty happ...
Remember the MOGA controller for Android that we reviewed late last year? PowerA took the idea behind the system and has now gone pro with it with what they're calling the MOGA Pro Mobile Gaming System. We've put this brand new controller through its paces this week to bring you this launch day review.
Okay Paradox, nice job with this trailer. It did its job, as made me pay attention and even write about Leviathan: Warships on Dtoid. Not that we haven't written about it before. In fact our own Fraser Brown went hands-on wi...
It looks like Wastelands Interactive, the developer behind Worlds of Magic, isn't just all talk when it comes to calling its new title a successor to the MicroProse classic, Master of Magic. The development team has recently...
With some 50 million plus registered users, Wargaming has seen more than some success with its free-to-play World of Tanks. Since the announcement at the Game Developers Conference last week, there have been a few tidbits rel...
When word about Tekken Card Tournament first got out, it seemed to me like it could easily have been a quick side project for Namco Bandai. I didn't expect it to get this kind of treatment -- just look at the embedded t...
We met with the Wikipad folks during GDC last week to get our hands and eyes on the newly shrunken Wikipad, coming down from the original 10-inch size to a more manageable (and more affordable) 7-inch version. At 10...
I had completely forgotten that Hardware: Shipbreakers was being developed. It was first announced back in the Cretaceous period (2011), a social strategy game from the creators of Homeworld, but then I didn't really hear a ...
The coffee in Boston's FBI offices must be a really special kind of black sludge, capable of turning ordinary investigators into relentless machines. Or maybe Special Agent Erica Reed has just transcended the need for rest or...
I love rolling dice. Gathering up a hoard of plastic polyhedra, rattling them around in my hands, spilling them on a table, and subsequently sorting through and interpreting the results is one of more satisfying aspects of t...
Console fans will protest, PC fans will bellow in outrage, but Farmville developer Zynga believes tablet devices are on track to become the ultimate platform for gaming experiences. According to games president Steve Chi...
Some of us aren't so keen on using Kinect for playing most types of games, but that's not to say the technology doesn't have its applications elsewhere. Can you imagine Microsoft integrating Kinect with laptops or tablets? Ch...
The Razer Edge -- a gaming tablet designed to play full PC games and use physical controls -- is available to preorder from March 1. The system will cost you $1,299.99 for the 128GB model, and $1,449.99 for the 256G...
Razer's Edge gaming tablet thing has been pretty interesting on the whole. The early prototype we saw running Skyrim last year was impressive, for sure. Now, Razer has published a video showing yet another demanding gam...
NVIDIA's looking to make more graphical waves in the mobile and tablet market with the unveiling of the Tegra 4i LTE mobile processor. The company has also released the new specs on its i500 LTE modem, which will be integrate...
Firemonkeys' Real Racing series is synonymous with mobile racing games, and the studio is poised for the worldwide release of the third installment, Real Racing 3, on iOS and Android devices later this month. Real Racing 3 wi...
A patent for a device called the EyePad was filed by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe last year and has since gone public (via Gamechup). The description for this tablet is as follows: "An input device for an entertainment...
I'm such a big fan of nautical combat that I continued to play Assassin's Creed III -- a game that bored me beyond belief within the first two hours -- just for the ship missions. So when Leviathan: Warships was announced jus...