While reception towards the usefulness of The Witcher 3's day-one update on Xbox One was mixed, the general stability patch CD Projekt RED is working on would be welcomed all around. Especially on the Xbox One, where people a... read
The PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One versions of Dark Souls II suffered from an issue that caused players' weapons to degrade faster than normal, requiring frequent repairs.
In short: The rate at which weapon durability decrea... read
Sometimes bugs in software are found and removed faster than anybody really realises they ever existed. Other bugs users resign themselves to never seeing fixed, working around them until the end of time. On very rare occasio... read
Yesterday, NetherRealm's Ed Boon promised "huge improvements" for the PC version of Mortal Kombat X, which does not work as well as the console version. This came in the form of an extensive 15GB patch, detailed here.
Minecraft developer Mojang has addressed a serious security flaw following a blog post that publicly chastised the company for not responding to proof that a security flaw could cripple the game's servers.
In July 2013, ... read
Did you seem to have an easier time with certain Bloodborne bosses than other people? Well, unless you are real good/Chris Carter, this might just be because you have too much time on your hands. Reddit user meatballz is repo... read
There's a sub-community of emulation fans out there dedicated to disassembling and modifying the arcane code of yesteryear's classics. Brad Smith, a.k.a. rainwarrior, is one such individual, who after hearing the errors in t... read
Ubisoft's open world racer The Crew launched in December with a bug that the team couldn't fix over the holidays or also the month of January. It was a big bug, too, what with it randomly erasing players' stats.
[Update: A patch released in November added the option to grind three purples. Therefore, this is not as useless of a bug as originally thought.]
Anyone that plans to hop around the moons of Pandora today might want to t... read
There are reports of PlayStation 4 users encountering error code CE-34878-0, which signifies that an application has crashed, across multiple games including Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, and Resogun. Some of these crashes have res... read
What is going on in this SpyParty video? I've never seen a murder, but is this what happens? Because it seems that the reactions of the witnesses would be more scarring than the murder itself.
Or maybe this is just what it's like when a developer's willing to poke fun at its game's bugs. read
X Rebirth came out on Friday, and it is facing the usual bugs that games from Egosoft suffer from at launch. On the Steam forums, they have listed the known issues, and some plans on fixing them. Essentially what has hap... read
Rounding out coverage of the gold-duplicating bug found in Diablo III last week, Blizzard has taken the game's auction houses back online following a fix for the exploit. Some players called for a full server rollback, but ul... read
That escalated quickly Following the release of patch 1.0.8 for Diablo III, a bug that allowed players to duplicate gold through the auction house was discovered. And, naturally, some folks ran with the exploit. The auction houses were taken offlin... read feature
We answer The Question
It seems we can barely go a month without a game release suffering some manner of issue in its launch week that overshadows the game itself. With the complexity of modern games, the wide range of variables at work and the ch... read feature
You've just picked up a game to play with your mates, and you're appropriately excited. Maybe it's Dead Island: Riptide, and you're preparing to slaughter a million zombies all in the name of good fun, or perhaps you're getti... read
The SimCity 2.0 patch was released this week and has fixed some of the issues people were experiencing. Unfortunately the patch has also spawned a ton of new issues, most of which you can learn about in this ever growing Red... read
And here's how to avoid it [Editor's note: I used an NTSC copy of Pandora's Tower on a launch Wii unit. As I mention further down, it's very likely that this bug won't affect everybody. I merely want to play it safe and alert those people who will run ... read feature
Hold off on getting the game until our full review Our review for SimCity is coming, but server issues are making the game unplayable. I'm sure you're already aware of the need to always be online to play, but it goes a lot deeper than just a DRM issue. Data isn't stored loca... read feature
The new Hidden Secrets downloadable content for Assassin's Creed III has an issue which can cause players to lose their in-game progress. Users have reported the nasty bug on the Ubisoft forums and, thankfully, the company ha... read
I've got good news and bad news.
The good news is that, after more than 30 hours of play time, I've finally finished Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward. Expect the review later in the week.
The bad news is that there is a game... read
The patch culture of mainstream gaming continues, with Assassin's Creed III being the latest to release a huge launch-day patch, containing 44 fixes. This follows on from last week's Medal of Honor: Warfighter, which also req... read
After literally years of hard work on the part of our crack engineering team, we finally launched the new version of Destructoid today! You've no doubt already been enjoying our new Disqus commenting system and some of the se... read
A bug affecting all versions of Borderlands 2 is resetting Badass Ranks right back down to zero, stripping the character of its bonuses, including unlockables such as customization skins. Even worse, the Badass challenges are... read
[Update: 5th Cell dropped us a line to let us know that the server problems have now been resolved and Hybrid will be available again on Xbox Live Arcade tonight stating that they, "expect a smooth gameplay experien... read
The latest Diablo III outrage has arrived, this time revolving around a new exploit that allows players to create invincible Wizards in Hardcore Mode. While chumps playing other classes have to worry about losing their charac... read
The extent of Blizzard's lack of bug-checking for Diablo III is unknowable. Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. At least, that's what happened when the Mega64 crew sat down for a friendly co-op game.
Oh, and I could h... read
Remember the good old days when you'd open a game, smell that new case smell, pop it in, and it would mostly be finished? Slant Six doesn't. Instead of testing the game before release, or having us test it for free, Slant Six... read
Destructoid has received several emails from Gotham City Impostors players, letting us know that a significant number of player profiles keep getting reset by a bug. Even worse, if a victim bought any downloadable content, it... read
All is not well with the galaxy in The Old Republic. Evidently kills on the world PVP planet Ilum (one of the few things you can do post level 50) aren't registering for a lot of folks, meaning they can't complete their daily... read
Hey gang, long time no typing. In the wake of E3, I am suffering from what the experts are referring to as "nerd flu," but which is more likely a hybrid of the T-Virus, Captain Trips, and the Legacy Virus. In spite of Kinect... read