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X Rebugged

X Rebirth devs are sorry about bugs, fixes coming soon


Yup, it's an X game
Nov 18
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
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Diablo

Diablo III auction houses return following gold exploit


Blizzard still hunting down the remaining gold
May 13
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
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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

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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

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Steam issues

Riptide and Star Trek co-op problems related to Steam


It's been a rough week for co-op
Apr 27
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
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SimCity

SimCity's 2.0 update adds more bugs than it fixes


There's just too much poop everywhere
Apr 25
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
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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

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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

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Assassin's Creed III DLC bug messes with save data


Ubisoft is working on a fix
Dec 06
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
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ALERT: Save-corrupting bug in Virtue's Last Reward on 3DS


Vita players should be just fine
Nov 04
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
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Assassin's Creed III gets massive day-one patch


44 fixes detailed!
Oct 30
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
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Found a bug on the new site? Have an idea? Drop it here


Help us help you help us
Oct 10
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
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Borderlands 2 bug resets Badass Rank, Gearbox fixing it


Issue is 'rare' but engineers are on the case
Sep 25
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
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Hybrid removed from Xbox Live Arcade due to server issues


Aug 08
[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
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New Diablo III exploit allows invincible hardcore Wizards


Jul 23
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
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Mega64 suffers through the gamut of Diablo III errors


May 31
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
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Slant Six: 'we know' Operation Raccoon City has flaws


Mar 23
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
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Gotham City Impostors allegedly wiping profiles and DLC


Feb 14
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
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The Old Republic's Ilum still having issues


Feb 08
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
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The DTOID Show: A Kiss From The Nubs & New Vita Games


Sep 07
[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook.... read
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New Destructoid Episode: Duke Nukem, Catherine, and Wii U


Jun 15
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
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A plethora of Ocarina of Time glitches on N64


Jun 15
James Rolfe may best be known as the Angry Video Game Nerd, but he also produces a variety of other content for his website Cinemassacre. One such video series, Mike's Game Glitches, is hosted by his best friend and AVGN col... read
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A look at EDF: Insect Armageddon's creepy crawlers


Apr 04
Lead game designer Jim Richardson has posted new details about the enemies of Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, as well as provided some backstory for those damn dirty Ravagers. Earth Defense Force 2017 was a game in wh... read
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Super Crate Box updated to fix scoring error


Apr 01
Dutch developer Vlambeer has released an updated version of their IGF award-nominated game Super Crate Box. Version 1.04 fixes an "error" which was causing points to be awarded for collecting the game's titular crates and not... read
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Magicka gets new patch, 'Mea Culpa' apology DLC


Feb 25
Arrowhead Studio's accidental friendly-fire simulator Magicka is a pretty sweet game, but to wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say that at launch it was....a little rough around the edges. Even two hundred thousand and som... read
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2010 Sucked: Immersion breaking bugs


Jan 06
[Editor's note: Congrats to mada7 as he's the first person to get promoted for this month's Monthly Musing Assignment which you can contribute to too! mada7 takes a look at all the bugs that plagued major games of 2010, the ... read
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Earth Defense Force is a very beloved series here at Destructoid. Various members on the team, especially Colette Bennett, adore this franchise to death. I've never played any of the games before so I've never quite understo... read feature

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Crackdown 2 DLC is broken, don't buy it


Sep 03
Ruffian Games has given players another reason not to play Crackdown 2 today, as its just-released DLC pack, the Toy Box add-on, seems to only take things away from the game. Namely, its ability to function. Ruffian has ... read
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Crashes and drama surround Elemental's launch


Aug 25
This is just painful. The new Stardock strategy game for PC, Elemental: War of Magic, is going through a rough time: its launch this week has been met with game-breaking bugs and crashes, much to the dissatisfaction of fans. ... read
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Super Mario Galaxy 2 bug found?


May 21
I've encountered what I think is a bug in Super Mario Galaxy 2. I found it by...dying. A lot. And I don't think this is a level-specific thing either. It just happened to me in world 6, in a stage where you use Rock Mario (a... read
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Rockstar aware of Red Dead Redemption invisibility bug


May 20
Anyone who's played Red Dead Redemption's Free Roam mode for a decent amount of time has probably run into something funny: a bug that causes you, your horse, or other objects nearby to go invisible. It's quite hilarious as f... read
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Is Splinter Cell Conviction freezing for you?


Apr 13
It is for some. We've received several tips and messages on the matter today for those that have already jumped into the game. This is happening to Xbox 360 gamers on the 2nd level of the game. Destructoid reader Mr. Jenkems... read






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