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2:30 PM on 12.13.2013

Allez cuisine! Double Dragon hits Wii U, 3DS eShop

The original Double Dragon, the game that started it all, is now available on the Wii U and 3DS eShop. I don't know if it still holds up. I can tell you the movie starring Iron Chef America's Chairman does not. I can bet the cartoon doesn't, either. But, in the words of my uncle: that music is still balling. I've looped the trailer a few times already just listening to it.

Steven Hansen





4:45 PM on 12.10.2013

Samurai Gunn stealth released on PC today

Samurai Gunn (from boy genius Beau Blyth) has been flying under the radar for a while, but now it's available for the entire world to experience. The frantically-paced Bushido brawler released on Steam and the Humble St...

Brett Makedonski

2:45 PM on 12.08.2013

Sup Holmes is super with combo man Justin Woodward

This week on Sup Holmes we continue Adult Swimember with Justing Woodward of Interabang Entertainment. Justin's worked in the industry for years, but it probably best known for Super Comboman, the 2D action platformer with be...

Jonathan Holmes

10:00 PM on 12.05.2013

Sega 3D Classics Altered Beast and Sonic out now for 3DS

Following last week's debut of 3D Space Harrier and Super Hang-On on the 3DS eShop, another pair from the Sega 3D Classics line is available: 3D Sonic the Hedgehog and 3D Altered Beast. These are priced at $5.99/€4.99/&p...

Jordan Devore

10:30 PM on 12.03.2013

Dragon's Crown shipments soar past 800,000 copies

Atlus has announced Dragon's Crown shipments and digital sales have climbed north of the 800,000 mark since Vanallaware's PlayStation 3 and Vita brawler ventured out into the wild this summer. The controversial...

Kyle MacGregor



Review: Final Exam photo
Review: Final Exam
by Wesley Ruscher

Eight years ago when Microsoft kicked off this generation with the Xbox 360, the concept of downloadable arcade titles on a home console was nothing more than a vision. With the Xbox 360 came the Xbox Live Arcade and one addictive title that I still play to this day: Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved. Sony and Nintendo followed suit, with their respective services and a digital generation from the comfort of the couch was born.

Along with downloadable titles, one other prominent trend that this generation can lay claim to (and hopefully move on from) is that of the zombie game. There are too many titles to list, and while some were great -- one even earning our game of the year for 2012 -- most were forgettable.

Well, as we wind down to Sony’s and Microsoft’s next console launches, and usher in another era of high-definition gaming, it’s only fitting that we begin to wrap up this generation with one more zombie game.

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7:30 PM on 11.08.2013

Senran Kagura Burst hits Nintendo 3DS on November 14

Senran Kagura Burst is hacking and slashing its way to North America on November 14, XSEED Games has announced. The "buxom ninja brawler" will be available exclusively via the Nintendo 3DS eShop for $29.99.  The story f...

Kyle MacGregor

7:30 AM on 11.01.2013

Muramasa Rebirth transports DLC westward early next year

Muramasa Rebirth's long-awaited Genroku Legends downloadable add-ons will finally make their way to North America in early 2014, Aksys Games has announced. The supplementary content for Vanillaware's PlayStation Vita action ...

Kyle MacGregor

5:15 PM on 10.31.2013

New Killer Instinct trailer reveals Spinal and much more

During IGN's recent livestream event for Killer Instinct, much of the focus was on B.Orchid's return in the newest entry of the series. As a fan favorite, Double Helix was keen to show off its redesign and new mechanics for ...

Alessandro Fillari

3:00 PM on 10.27.2013

Akiba's Trip 2 knocks more than socks off

Acquire's Akiba's Trip 2 is a demon destroying beat'em up where you literally beat the pants off your enemies. The latest video for the title showcases... well it showcases exactly what one would expect from a game wher...

Wesley Ruscher

11:00 PM on 10.21.2013

XSEED targeting November launch for Senran Kagura on 3DS

Senran Kagura Burst will descend upon the Nintendo 3DS eShop in November or sometime thereabouts, XSEED has revealed. The publisher hasn't quite nailed down a definite launch date just yet, but is still on targeting an a...

Kyle MacGregor

3:30 PM on 10.16.2013

Megabyte Punch now on Steam, 20% off until October 22

While only a relative handful of titles have risen from the pits of Steam Greenlight to be featured on Steam proper, the number of games able to make that claim is steadily rising. One such title is Megabyte Punch, which Pat...

Darren Nakamura





7:00 AM on 10.16.2013

Dragon's Crown cross-platform multiplayer now live

Dragon's Crown is now equipped with cross-platform multiplayer in North America, Atlus USA has announced. A new title update allows PlayStation 3 and Vita players to set aside their differences and band together in four-player co-op adventures. Happy hunting!

Kyle MacGregor



Review: Legend of Dungeon photo
Review: Legend of Dungeon
by Fraser Brown

I was feeling pretty cocky when I entered the home of a classy vampire and her kitten chum. I had a magical sword, a hat that gave me Flash-like super speed, and more health-giving apples than you could possibly eat in a lifetime. But no amount of stabbing put the vampire back in the ground, because vampires don't give a crap about swords. 

As I grumpily turned around and planned to head out the door in defeat, the blood-sucking fiend exploded into an army of bats -- as they are wont to do. These tiny flying pests battered the hell out of me, and I was forced to consume many an apple in my righteous battle against them. With every last one sliced into little pieces, there was a glorious explosion, and I was showered in experience and gold. Success!

Feeling even more cocky than when I first entered the room, I decided to kill the kitten too. Now, before you string me up for slaying a cute wee animal, remember that it was living with a vampire. It had clearly chosen a life of complete evil. I struck it once, and then I was dead ten seconds later, forced to start my adventure all over again. 

This is Legend of Dungeon, a game where kittens are more dangerous than vampires and where drinking random potions might make you inexplicably vomit rainbows. There are 26 floors of this madness, and they must be climbed down and then up again if you want to claim the treasure found in the dungeon's depths. Oh yeah, and it was made by two people living in a tree house. 

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1:15 PM on 10.11.2013

Dragon's Crown now available in Europe for PS3 and Vita

Hell hath no fury like a European Atlus fan. That much I know. Still, every once in a while there's cause for celebration across the pond. Today is one of those days, as Dragon's Crown now available across Europe for PlayStat...

Kyle MacGregor



Contest: Win Foul Play on Steam! photo
Contest: Win Foul Play on Steam!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners have been PM'd their codes.]

Our friends at Devolver Digital have given us 20 codes for their new co-op brawler Foul Play to hand out to the Destructoid community!

In Foul Play, you get to control either the daemon-hunter Baron Dashforth or his sidekick Scampwick, which are two of the awesomest names ever. Yes, awesomest. So to enter this contest, just leave a comment with your own awesomest name for a character. Limit one entry per person, and you have until this Sunday, October 13 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter. The contest is open to anyone in the world who can redeem a Steam code.

Good luck!

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