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Tekken 7

Yoshimitsu is coming to Tekken 7


Wow, really? I'd never have guessed
May 08
Yoshimitsu’s turned into a weird mix of Cthulhu, a Xenomorph, NiGHTS, and Frieza from Dragonball for his appearance in Tekken 7. The video released by Namco shows him in all of his swordy, hovery, self-stabby glory; a... read
Tony Hawk photo
Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk confirms new Tony Hawk game on Tony Hawk's Instagram


Tony Hawk has talons of steel and a beak that can pierce souls
Apr 22
Remember when Tony Hawk’s catering guy screwed up and accidentally announced a new Tony Hawk game on Instagram? Unsurprisingly, the game’s been officially confirmed by Tony Hawk himself now via Instagram. The post... read
Joe Montana Football 16 photo
Joe Montana Football 16

Joe Montana Football 16: 49ers legend making a Madden competitor


Runs in Unreal Engine 4
Mar 17
After 20 years, Joe Montana Football is back, this time with a lot of direct involvement from its titular star. In fact, the storied 49ers quarterback -- on Twitter, uncannily, as Joseph Montana -- seems to be the only one ta... read
Rock Band 4 photo
Releasing in 2015, coming to PS4 and Xbox One
Five years after the latest installment in the seminal music/rhythm franchise, Harmonix is going on a proverbial reunion tour. Rock Band 4 is in development for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and it's currently scheduled fo... read feature

Oxenfree photo
Oxenfree

Oxenfree is bringing some flair to new-school adventure games


Waiting for the OlliOlli crossover...
Mar 03
Last year a group of former Telltale and Disney employees came together to form Night School Studio. At GDC this morning, the indie developer unveiled its first project, "supernatural teen thriller" Oxenfree. The studio's Te... read
The Swindle console ports photo
The Swindle console ports

Dan Marshall's The Swindle coming to 'all major consoles'


Why yes, they ARE bringing it to the Wii U!
Feb 12
Size Five Games is bringing its gorgeous steampunk cybercrime caper The Swindle to consoles alongside the previously announced Steam release sometime around summer 2015. Planned systems include Wii U, PS3, PS4, PS ... read
Devolver picks up Noct photo
Devolver picks up Noct

Noct joins Devolver's ever-expanding roster of amazing indie games


c3sk's top-down shooter is in good company
Jan 22
Chris "c3sk" Eskins is an independent developer with a vision. To be more specific, Chris' vision is a high-contrast thermal camera's point of view, looking down from the sky on a... read
RONIN Reveal Trailer photo
RONIN Reveal Trailer

Devolver's latest murderfest RONIN slices into PAX South


Tomasz Waclawek's nimble assassin has all the right moves
Jan 22
In what seems like an unrelenting torrent of tantalizing announcements preceding PAX South, Devolver Digital has cranked the hype dial up another notch by announcing that it will publish RONIN, a new blood-soaked action... read
Pillars of Eternity photo
Pillars of Eternity

Pillars of Eternity set to release on March 26


New game content livestreaming today on Twitch
Jan 15
Obsidian Entertainment's massively successful crowdfunded role-playing game Pillars of Eternity has been given a worldwide release date of March 26. Weighing in at around $4.5 million raised in backer pledges and pre-purchase... read
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Destructoid's Twitch channel is ready to come back and get the diamond skull


The dawn of a dumb new era
Oct 03
As some of you may recall, we took a break from streaming on Twitch.TV. There was a lot of reasons for the temporary halt in production, but we're ready to make a comeback.  We've had some time to mourn our trail-blazing... read
TMNT: Danger of the Ooze photo
TMNT: Danger of the Ooze

Activision announces sidescroller Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze


Donatello has a gap in his teeth now I guess
Sep 04
If you are like me, you have not really followed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in a couple decades. The last thing I really remember was 1991's The Secret of the Ooze and Turtles in Time on the Super NES. Sure, I have hear... read
New Romero FPS photo
New Romero FPS

Doom & Daikatana's John Romero working on new first-person shooter


John Romero's gonna...hope you enjoy his new game
Aug 11
John Romero, co-founder of id Software (Doom, Quake), is working on his first first-person shooter since Daikatana, he announced on Joystiq's podcast.  "I'm working on several games at once right now," Romero said. "But ... read
Walking Dead S3 photo
Walking Dead S3

Telltale is making a season 3 for The Walking Dead


Game of Thrones, Tales from the Borderlands, Walking Dead S3 -- so busy!
Jul 26
While we wait for the last episode in season two of The Walking Dead adventure game, Telltale president Kevin Bruner and Walking Dead writer Robert Kirkman have gone ahead and confirmed at Comic-Con (and on Twitter) that there will be a third season.   I wonder if that gives clues on how the last episode might play out.  read
New sexual Vita RPG photo
New sexual Vita RPG

NIS doing another erotic Vita RPG, Great Edo Blacksmith


Ecchi the Kisser
Jul 22
Nippon Ichi Software's new PS Vita title is Great Edo Blacksmith. It's coming to Japan on November 27. Gematsu reports, "players spend the remaining one year of their life as a blacksmith, with the goal of earning both a livi... read
Paradox Interactive photo
Paradox Interactive

Paradox Interactive will have Magicka 2, Hearts of Iron IV available at Gamescom 2014


Victoria will always have my Heart of Iron
Jul 09
Paradox Interactive will have quite the lineup at Gamescom 2014. Hearts of Iron IV and the new RPG IP Runemaster, along with several "secret projects," will be among the in-house developed titles shown this year. Joinin... read
omg censhorshop!!!! photo
omg censhorshop!!!!

Sexual punishment probably scrubbed from Criminal Girls western release


Maybe just don't localize it?
Jul 04
Criminal Girls: Invite Only, a touched up version of the 2010 PSP game Criminal Girls, is coming to Vita in North America and Europe next year, NIS America announced. Criminal Girls involves guiding seven girls through ... read
Zelda Williams photo
Zelda Williams

Zelda Williams likely teasing Majora's Mask 3DS for 'surprise' announcement


What else would she be holding that mask for?
Jun 11
Zelda Williams has had an interesting presence at E3 2014, and given her namesake it's not surprising to see her hanging around. But regarding her "extra special" surprise at E3 that we touched upon late in May, she may have ... read
Rainbow Six: Siege photo
Holy destructible environments
Ubisoft closed off its E3 press conference with the announcement of a brand-new game, Rainbow Six Siege. The demo shown featured a 5v5 multiplayer session that had one team holding a citizen hostage and barricading the house... read feature

New game photo
New game

Remember Me developer working with Square on new game


'Remember me?' - Dontnod
Jun 06
Look at Dontnod, going from denying bankruptcy claims to working on a new game in partnership with Square Enix. We know little else. "We're very excited to be working with Square Enix on our new game," Dontnod CEO Oskar Guilb... read
Night in the Woods photo
Death and pizza parties
Night in the Woods is real cool. I've played it and loved what I've played, from the writing to the art style to the pierogi. I just want to curl up with it on the couch and now that's going to be easier than even because it... read feature

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Former Irrational staff form new studio, announce their first game


What's the phrase about shutting up and taking money
Jun 03
It's been about four months since we first got the news that Irrational Games would be shutting down, and as some expected, some former staff have regrouped in a new studio called Day for Night Games. The studio boasts some b... read
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Natural Doctrine will have cross-play & cross-save on PS4, PS3, and Vita


Plus a brand new trailer
May 16
Kadokawa Game Studio's inaugural title, Natural Doctrine, is coming to the west thanks to NIS. The SRPG from Patapon director Atsushi li looks pretty interesting, though you can't really judge the game based on a CG trailer.... read
Running with the devil photo
Running with the devil

Space Run is a hexagonal Planet Express sim


But without lobster doctors and potty mouthed robots
May 02
Videogames like to get highfalutin with their space concepts. Everyone's a bounty hunter or ace pilot of magic jedi planet saver or whatever. What about the folks just trying to get by that make space the place for all those... read
Uncanny Valley photo
And it looks good and spooky
I got a bit of a The Shining (stylistically crossed with Gods Will Be Watching) vibe in this trailer for Uncanny Valley, but that quickly jumped to more overtly terrifying fare. Still impressive when a pixel art, 2D game can... read feature

Madden NFL 15 photo
Madden NFL 15

Madden 15's overly serious teaser to remind you it's coming


I bet you saw that coming
Apr 28
So, last year was Madden NFL 25, and this year is Madden NFL 15? I can't wait for Madden NFL -5. Integers are fun, kids. Anyway, here's a self-important trailer. Reminder: this is a game. It's a game of a game. Madden 15 is coming to PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and 360 on August 26 in North America, August 29 in Europe. Voting for the next cover player begins May 8. read
New pac-Man photo
New pac-Man

Namco has made another Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures


Pac it in, man
Apr 22
Coming to PS3, 360, Wii U, and 3DS this fall, a sequel to "an emotionless venture that's devoid of any soul or effort." I guess Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, which is based on the new Pac-Man television series, did well enough to warrant a sequel. read
Namco's new F2P IP photo
But leaves the Gundams
The 2 on 2 Gundam vs. Gundam series is as big in Japan as that full-scale Gundam model in Tokyo. It's also big on the Destructoid Forum, in that one Gundam fan keeps explaining how it's the best fighting game and tries to get... read feature

Autosport preview photo
Be a good autosport and fetch daddy's carburetor so he can make his joke
Hot on the heels of last year's GRID 2, Codemasters is coming back with GRID Autosport, a "celebration of pure, unadulterated motorsport." This is going to be less of an arcade racer than GRID 2 ended up being, but without d... read feature

Preview: Totem photo
Can't beat that headline
Press Play proved it can make a platformer with Max and the Curse of Brotherhood, but it wasn't meant to test your muscle memory and invite speed running. It was a colorful adventure with some charm and plenty of stopping for... read feature

Natty Doc photo
Natty Doc

SRPG Natural Doctrine coming to North America, Europe


Valkyria Chronicles-esque PS3/PS4/Vita SRPG from Patapon director
Apr 02
Natural Doctrine -- Natty Doc to its friends -- is getting a digital and physical western release after its release in Japan today. The PS4, PS3, and Vita strategy RPG from Patapon director Atsushi Ii is coming courtesy of N... read
Momodora III photo
Momodora III

Like Cave Story? Greenlight the adorable Momodora III


Momodorable
Mar 20
Old school action platformer Momodora III has gone up on Steam Greenlight and it's looking cute as heck. Give it a vote, why don't you. You can also play the first two Momodora games for free. They're available for download on Bombservice's website. read
New Minority game! photo
New Minority game!

Papo & Yo developer is working on another new game, Cali


A tragic love story for all you Her fans out there
Mar 20
The wonderful Papo & Yo was successful enough for Minority Media to start production on a new game, Silent Enemy, which we haven't seen too much about in the year since its vague announcement. It appears Minority is also ... read






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