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Assassin's Creed Liberation looks way better in HD


No duh
Jan 08
Assassin's Creed Liberation is making the jump from handheld to consoles and PC. Liberation HD is completely remastered visually, and Ubisoft released some new screenshots to show off how much prettier the game looks. Otherwi... read
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Here's a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix


Re-re-re-re-remix
Dec 25
Here's a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix straight from the Jump Festa event in Japan. Sora, Roxas, Riku, and Namine are doing things with a bunch of Disney folks like Princess Aurora, Hercules, King Mickey, Capta... read
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Earthbound

Fan recreates Earthbound with HD visuals


Artist Christopher Behr gives the retro cult hit a new look
Dec 18
To say that Earthbound, or Mother as it's referred to in Japan, is a much loved and admired game, is an understatement. From fans creating charity drives, to organized campaigns to get the game on Nintendo's virtual console -... read
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Soulcalibur II HD trailer

Soulcalibur II HD is looking nice in new launch trailer


Looks just as good as it did... but better!
Nov 14
Namco Bandai is all set to release Soulcalibur II HD Online next week on current-gen digital storefronts Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, and has released a launch trailer as a subtle reminder that this is a th... read
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It's dangerous to go alone...take this
[Want to see what I thought of Wind Waker HD and A Link Between Worlds 3DS? Read past my 2011 quest to beat every core Zelda game ever made.] Halfway through beating Ocarina of Time 3D, I had a pretty neat thought: ... read feature

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Final Fantasy

These Final Fantasy X HD screens still amaze


So fresh and so clean
Nov 11
So close, but still far away, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is doing a fine job of showing why the PlayStation 3 will still have a place in your entertainment center. How fine of a job? About 50-plus screenshots worth of fine. So fine, so sexy, so fresh, so clean. Final Fantasy X/ X-2 HD will release on December 26, 2013 in Japan, and in 2014 in all other territories. read
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Nintendo

More HD remakes from Nintendo possible, but not right now


Miyamoto would want more than a visual update
Oct 25
In a roundtable discussion with press, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto said that while the company is concentrating its efforts on producing new games, HD remakes in the vein of its Wind Waker revamp aren't out of the question --... read
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New Tales of Symphonia

Tales of Symphonia getting a new Collector's Edition


In North America, even!
Oct 16
I've only played one Tales game, and it was Tales of Symphonia for the GameCube. It seemed to have just what I wanted, engaging combat and likeable characters in an appropriately insane JRPG plot. Though really, I d... read
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Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix confirmed for 2014


YES!
Oct 14
Today at D23 Expo in Japan, Square Enix announced that Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX has started development. We'll see it here in North America some time in 2014.  This follow up to the recently released. Kingdom Hearts ... read
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FFX/X-2 HD content

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD has Eternal Calm, Last Mission


Content previously not released in the US
Oct 11
The perpetually not-here-yet Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD finally have a Japanese release date of December 26, along with a variety of buying options (bundled on PS3/Vita or separate on just the Vita). Meanwhile, we patiently w... read
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FFX/X-2 HD

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD dropping on December 26 in Japan


Finally!
Oct 10
Even though it took Nintendo six months to produce Wind Waker HD, Square Enix is still trucking with the remakes of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. Granted, both games are a little bigger than Wind Waker, but still fan... read
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Wind Waker HD

The Wind Waker HD was developed in only six months


That doesn't mean it was easy
Oct 09
Nintendo's recent remake of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD was one that had fans giddy with anticipation. Luckily, that anticipation didn't have to last all that long, because according to the series' produc... read
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SoulCalibur

Soulcalibur II HD for Wii U if there's demand, says Namco


Well then...
Sep 20
We're definitely getting Spawn and Heihachi in Soulcalibur II HD Online for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network, which is terrific to see. No complaints there. Thing is, The Legend of Zelda's Link is the character we rea... read
Wind Waker HD photo
'Hoy there, small fry!
[Note: Join us Thursday @ 2pm PST for a live video + chat discussion about this review.] The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is easily my favorite Zelda game in the series -- a not altogether uncommon opinion, now that many y... read feature

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Bringing back great memories
Some of my fondest memories were spent with the Kingdom Hearts series. Growing up equal parts Disney-kid and action-adventure fan, I was ecstatic when Kingdom Hearts was announced, and enthralled for weeks on end when it fina... read feature

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Zelda

Nintendo experimented with Skyward Sword in HD


And Twilight Princess!
Sep 11
Turns out you guys have strong opinions about which Zelda titles, if any at all, you'd like to see remastered in high definition. While Nintendo ultimately went with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD for the time being, ... read
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Kingdom Hearts HD

Reminisce with Sora in this Kingdom Hearts HD trailer


Get reacquainted with Mickey, Sora, and Donald...in HD
Sep 11
Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix launches this week, and you can celebrate with a brand new launch trailer showing off the game's various Disney flavored locales. Watching it brings back memories, as it's over 11 years later and ... read
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Assassin's Creed Liberation HD coming to PSN, XBLA, PC


Reworked from the ground up
Sep 10
That's right! The Vita darling is going all HD for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC early 2014. Development started shortly after the Vita release thanks to how the fan base reacted so positively to it after the E3 reveal... read
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Kingdom Hearts HD

This new Kingdom Hearts HD trailer brings back memories


A look at Re:Chain and 358/2
Aug 30
In just a few short weeks you'll be able to play a trio of Kingdom Hearts games in HD in the form of HD 1.5 ReMIX, which features the original Kingdom Hearts, Re:Chain of Memories, and a movie version of 358/2 (okay, so the ... read
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Final Fantasy X/X-2 video

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD has over 60 remastered tracks


It's got the looks and the sounds
Aug 26
Curious why Final Fantasy X HD and Final Fantasy X-2 HD are taking so long? Square is doing quite a polish job on them, that's why. In addition to doing things like adding a whole new 30-minute scene. This latest video, whic... read
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FFX HD

Look at a set of battles side by side in SD and HD FFX


Plus, check out the new soundtrack
Aug 23
A new taste of Final Fantasy X HD is in the wild, and this time we get a taste of the arranged music, as well as a bit of battle gameplay. You'll be able to hear the slight differences between the old and new tunes, as well ... read
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Wind Waker HD details

Wind Waker HD is a 2.6GB download of fuzzy feelings


Second wind (waker): Legend of Zelda eats up all the bytes
Aug 19
I don't think I ever get tired of looking at Wind Waker. Winder Waker HD is dropping soon (October), so you better set aside a good chunk of time to delete all those games off of your Wii U to make some room. The game, now ov... read
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Castlevania HD

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate HD officially confirmed


Tread lightly, vampire hunter
Aug 19
First it was rumored, then it was rumored again, and now, it's official -- Castlevania Lords of Shadow -- Mirror of Fate HD will drop on October 21st on Xbox Live and the PSN. Not a whole lot of details were given (including ... read
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Castlevania: Mirror of Fa

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate HD rumors surface again


A PS3 and Xbox 360 bundle listing emerges
Aug 15
If you've been itching to get into the Lords of Shadow sub-franchise but haven't done so yet, you may get a chance to try everything at once if this PS3 and Xbox 360 listing is to be believed. Apparently, All Games Beta has u... read
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Dead Island MOBA, Carmack Goes To Oculus & Double Zelda!


The Destructoid Show drops its ice cream cone
Aug 09
Here's today's not-live Destructoid Show! On which we discuss the following:  There are two new Zelda games coming out this fall, let's look at videos of them! id software co-founder John Carmack is now working for Ocul... read
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My most anticipated Legend of Zelda game since The Wind Waker
Yep, I'm definitely more excited for The Wind Waker HD than A Link Between Worlds. I'm not trying to wind you guys up, really. Wind Waker is just one of the few Legend of Zelda games that I really dig and everything about se... read feature

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Gearbox

Gearbox reveals details of its Homeworld acquisition


HD re-releases of the classic space RTS titles are incoming
Jul 24
We've already heard that Gearbox will be working on an HD remake of both Homeworld games, an IP it snagged during the breakup of publisher THQ. Chief creative officer Brian Martel was the driving force behind the studio biddi... read
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Homeworld HD

Gearbox bringing space RTS Homeworld into the HD realm


I still have my original discs around here somewhere...
Jul 20
After Gearbox purchased the Homeworld IP from THQ earlier this year, many fans of the classic space RTS suddenly had their ears perk up in excitement. At their panel in PAX Australia today, the studio announced that they are ... read
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Kingdom Hearts

New Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX trailer teases harder


Ohhh, shiny
Jul 11
Because the wait for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX just wasn't hard enough, here's another trailer to salivate over what we'll have in just two months' time. read
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Final Fantasy X

Compare and contrast Final Fantasy X in SD and HD


Pre-order art book also confirmed
Jul 09
A new SD to HD comparison video has surfaced for Final Fantasy X HD, and it's worth checking out if you're interested in picking up the enhanced remake that's set for the PS3 and Vita later this year. At some points it's a b... read
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Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma on bringing Link to 3DS, Wii U


Wind Waker HD, A Link Between Worlds, and more!
Jul 06
Even though it has been a few weeks since E3, and most people are still talking about the downfall of Xbox One or how Sony killed it this year, what about Nintendo? Along with the standard Mario platforming bless, two&nb... read
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Final Fantasy X/X-2 news

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD gets new 30 minute scene


Or; Another thing Square Enix is wasting time on instead of making Final Fantasy XII HD
Jul 04
According to Siliconera, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD will have a newly put together, 30-minute long "drama" that will run with the credits. This comes from Shounen Jump; no word if it refers to the opening credits, end credits, or... read






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