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7:00 PM on 10.29.2013

FK in the Steam: Deadly Premonition is out for PC

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut coming to Steam -- even if it weirdly had to go through Greenlight for approval -- is a very good thing. What's not quite so good is the fact that this version is locked in at 720p. Afte...

Jordan Devore


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




9:00 PM on 10.23.2013

The Gentlemen's Club! Deadly Premonition giveaway!

So guys, I am sure you have heard of the Gentlemen's Club, right? It's the weekly show Spencer Hayes and I host where we hang out with you guys and play all sorts of games and try to focus on when local multiplayer was the on...

Phil

12:00 PM on 10.19.2013

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut: UE now on PSN

Deadly Premonition, Jim Sterling's favorite game of all time is now available on PlayStation Network, containing all the material from the Director's Cut that was released earlier this year plus all the previously released do...

Ian Bonds

6:30 PM on 10.14.2013

Deadly Premonition 'Visual Companion' ebook released

Fans of Deadly Premonition are being offered a new "Visual Companion" ebook through the iTunes store today. The supplement features more than 350 pages of material, including some of Swery65's notes, and an assortment of...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:00 AM on 09.03.2013

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut on PC this Halloween

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut achieved a Steam release through Greenlight.The weird, Twin Peaks-y murder mystery Jim so famously awarded a 10/10 review got its prettied up Director's Cut on PS3, though the original game ...

Steven Hansen

2:30 PM on 07.24.2013

Sixteen new titles have been Greenlit on Steam

Recently, Valve admitted that the Greenlight process is "not perfect by any stretch of the imagination," but the company is still going forward with it, announcing fourteen games and two pieces of software for the service. Mo...

Darren Nakamura

8:00 AM on 07.18.2013

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut on Steam Greenlight

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut is eyeing a PC release via the wondrous passage of Steam Greenlight. At last, computer gamers can experience the delirious delights of Agent York Morgan and his hunt for the Raincoat Kil...

Jim Sterling



Review: Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut photo
Review: Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut
by Jim Sterling

Deadly Premonition may be the most well known review I've ever written. It's certainly one of the most debated 10/10 scores I've ever awarded -- though I've not awarded too many. It's a score I stand by wholeheartedly, and Deadly Premonition remains the review of which I am most proud. 

To this day, I still believe the best way to describe playing Deadly Premonition is that it's like watching two clowns eat each other -- it's perverse, it's wrong, and yet it's excruciatingly funny. That's Deadly Premonition for you. So bad it's incredible. So wrong it's right. So broken, it's achieved a level of twisted perfection. 

They say perfection cannot be improved upon, and that's something Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut hopes to prove wrong. With improved graphics, extra content, and overhauled controls, the team at Access Games has pushed the boat out to make Agent York Morgan's return to Greenvale as superior as possible.

It does, sadly, not live up to expectations. However, at least PS3 owners now get access to a beautiful, if quite inferior, adventure of a lifetime.

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New releases: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is undeniably real photo
New releases: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is undeniably real
by Fraser Brown

From April fools prank to launch in a month, that's got to be some kind of record. Yes, folks, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is almost upon us, and it looks flipping wonderful. Cyber-soldiers, '80s cheese, and lots of neon -- I can't wait to get my mitts on it. Blood Dragon isn't the only thing launching this week, though, but it might be what burns the brightest. 

Soul Sacrifice is a thing that people seem to be excited about, but not having a Vita, I'm oblivious; Zeno Clash II drops, and it's bloody weird; Strike Suit Zero gets a hectic spin-off in the form of Strike Suit Infinity; Deadly Premonition gets a new edition and spreads to PS3; and a bunch of other things release this week.

Anything titillating you?

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1:45 PM on 04.29.2013

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut ... in the coffee

A box arrived for me today, and I had a good idea of what it was. Not only was I expecting Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut to arrive today, the package absolutely stank of raw coffee and toothpaste. It could only be one th...

Jim Sterling

9:30 AM on 04.24.2013

Sip the Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut launch vid

I'm a tea drinker, but I'm drinking coffee this morning in honor of this new launch trailer for Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut. Burned my lips but it felt so good. We're about a week away from the game's April 30 lau...

Dale North





5:00 AM on 03.29.2013

Deadly Premonition PS3's pre-order bonuses detailed

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut comes out next month (4/30) on PS3 and it will offer retailer-specific pre-order bonuses, which is a little bit of an oddity for a game getting its unexpected second life. Almost takes the s...

Steven Hansen

5:45 PM on 03.22.2013

Deadly Premonition looks better than ever

Spoiler alert: Rising Star Games has released a new trailer for Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut which shows off the remastered game's updated graphics. It does, however, blatantly reveal one rather significant el...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:30 PM on 03.20.2013

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut all set for late April

Games like Deadly Premonition only come around so often. To see it continue onward with a director's cut release on PlayStation 3 is validating for everyone who fell in love with the bizarre game and helped spread the word. A...

Jordan Devore

12:30 PM on 02.04.2013

A Deadlier Premonition: An interview with Swery65

Destructoid has had a very interesting relationship with Deadly Premonition. Apparently Jim's review was one of the first that praised the game and we've featured it at our PAX panels in the past. When I was asked if I ...

Spencer Hayes



Talking Deadly Premonition: Director’s Cut with SWERY photo
Talking Deadly Premonition: Director’s Cut with SWERY
by Steven Hansen

Destructoid’s love affair with the inimitable, idiosyncratic Deadly Premonition is a point of public record. Jim’s infamous, glowing, 10/10 review turned a lot of people onto the game -- myself included -- and for that we are as thankful as Resident Evil 6 are indignant. Or, if you’re playing along at home, substitute any game that we score low. “[x] gets a [y] when Deadly Premonition gets a 10,” the commenter scoffs and chortles into his Cheetos.

We’re all aware, of course, that there are some technical issues in the game. Deadly Premonition’s release was a rare one. A Japanese studio was developing, plainly, for a Western audience. The project was helmed by a man, SWERY (or SWERY65), committed to his bizarre vision and allowed creative control. That something so unique and personal got a retail, console release was amazing enough. The team being able to revisit the title to address niggling concerns, beautify it, and add content just seems unreal. Yet, that’s precisely what’s happening with Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut.

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