I can't get enough beat 'em ups
Heart & Slash is currently very close to its Kickstarter goal, and for good reason -- it looks like a pretty entertaining beat 'em up. The game takes place in a future where humans are no longer around, and instead, mach...
Oh my gold!
I have no idea what's going on in this trailer for the recently released, Japanese and PS Vita only, Valhalla Knights 3 Gold, but I have to say I'm mildly entertained. Well more entertained than I was when I reviewed th...
Expect it in the summer
Deep Silver has announced that Sacred 3 is on its way to the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 platforms this summer. As always, it'll feature co-op hack and slash gameplay, and lots of dungeon crawling, as well as offline and onli...
New information on Capcom's PS4 RPG comes to light
Capcom's Deep Down has been on many gamer's radar since it was first announced back at the system's unveiling. As Sony's latest console edges closer and closer to its Japanese this month, so does new information regarding the...
Look at all the stupid pre-order crap
Square Enix has announced that Drakengard 3 will be arriving on May 20, 2014 in North America for the PlayStation 3. Along with the release date they've announced a really convoluted pre-order system.
Pre-order between today...
Ouya users have not had a lot to be excited about for a while now. Excepting a few titles like Towerfall, there is not much worth owning on the microconsole, and especially few games that are not available elsewhere. As one o...
Will also mark the debut of fourth playable character
The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot is finally set to enter open beta starting February 25. The free-to-play hack and slash game is kind of like a crossover between Diablo and Dungeon Keeper, letting you hunt for treasures across ...
New trailer showcases latest enhancements to doujin hack-and-slasher
Croixleur Σ is launching this week at Comiket 85 in Tokyo, Japan. An updated version of the doujin action game that found its way to western shores earlier this year, the title boasts a variety of improvements, in...
Available now for your importing pleasure
If Sony is going to make good on its promise of ten year life cycle for the PlayStation 3, it's going to need a little help from games (like Drakengard 3) that continue to trickle out for the venerable system in a ...
What is this I don't even
Nintendo has lost its mind. (In a good way. I think.) During this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation, company president Satoru Iwata revealed a collaboration with Tecmo Koei tentatively called Hyrule Warriors.
The working title looks to combine Dynasty Warriors' hack and slash formula with The Legend of Zelda's universe. Weird! It's coming to Wii U sometime in 2014.
Crusader clicking commences
The closed beta for the first Diablo III expansion, Reaper of Souls, has officially gone live for PC player's of Blizzard click n' slash role-playing extravaganza.
If you've opted in for the beta, and are eager to try out the...
Review Round-up: Week ending 12/7
Oh December! You are by far my favorite month of the year, and not just because it's Christmas and my birthday. Your winter slumber in the games department allows me the leisure of checking my backlog list twice and knocking ...
Download these for your PS Vita
As Chris told us, Sony is giving away ten PlayStation Mobile games for free this holiday season. The current pair of titles is an old-school first-person shooter called Gun Commando and a 2D hack-and-slash romp named Mononoke...
Hard fought, harder plot
Through the course of eight stages, Rain Blood Chronicles: Mirage tells the story of two swordsmen, Soul and Shang. Recent recruits of an assassin order known as "Cabal," they seek answers to the mystery of their disappeared mentor, Jade, lost on a mission against a domineering power in the Martial Realm.
At least, I'm pretty sure that's what happened.
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 ...
Techland is going for the when-it's-done approach
Between Hellraid and Dying Light, it's the former Techland game I'm more curious about. (I'm burned out on the developer's zombie titles. Can you blame me?) While this does rather blatantly look like a project from the people...
Salute your new centurion
You know what next-generation console launch title hasn't been delayed? Ryse: Son of Rome. That one's truckin' right along as expected. Microsoft released a new story trailer today in case you need some context for your cont...
Sexy time does not equal fun time
Valhalla Knights 3 is dark and seedy. Its world congested with miscreants, lowlifes, and criminals; its landscape drab, dreary, and rundown. It borrows the unforgiving brutality of Dark Souls; the backbreaking grind found in ...
Fighters, and shooters, and brawlers! Oh my!
The next wave of Japanese indie games is on its way to the West. Doujinsoft publisher Nyu Media has tipped its hand, revealing five titles across three genres in its Winter and Spring 2014 lineup.
Yatagarasu Attack on Ca...
PlayStation Vita and PSP action RPG drops in Japan next month
Namco Bandai has released the opening cinematic for God Eater 2, courtesy of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED animation studio Ufotable. It's incredibly stylish and beautifully rendered, so I'm sure it'll look just stunning on t...
Steam Edition includes an extensive array of new content
Croixleur is coming to Steam in early 2014 and will feature a myriad of new features unseen in the initial release, Destructoid learned today during an interview with Nyu Media founder Seon King.
Developed by Japanese in...
Square Enix announces localization for PlayStation 3 action role-playing game
[Update: We've added a new gallery of screenshots. Check 'em out!]
Drakengard 3 is hacking and slashing its way to North America in 2014, Square Enix has announced. Developed by Deadly Premonition studio Access Gam...
Play between your PS3 and Vita
[Update: Atlus has informed Destructoid that North America will be getting this update as well.]
If you own a Japanese copy of Dragon's Crown on either platform, you can grab a patch today that adds cross-platform play, allow...
Also known as Musou Orochi 2 Ultimate
I had to do a triple-take on this one. Internationally, the game is known as Warriors Orochi 3, but in Japan, it's called Musou Orochi 2 Ultimate. Whatever the case may be, the game has a brand new trailer showing of its Vit...
And she has a GIANT axe
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot is a free-to-play dungeon raiding game where you loot castles and create castles of your own to challenge other players. The game is in open beta, and up till today featured three playable chara...
Now it just takes longer to get to the quicktime events
Ryse hasn't exactly been perceived as the Xbox One's darling as Microsoft had hoped, and Crytek seems aware of the criticisms. After the game's less than warm reception at E3, the developers took steps to alter the most ...
Just more reasons to pass on this one
[Update: Microsoft has released a statement addressing exactly how microtransactions will work in Ryse.
“The progression system in ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’s’ cooperative multiplayer experience offers player...
All due to negative feedback
One of the biggest concerns about large publishers entering the free-to-play scene is that they'll shamelessly exploit the monetization aspects of their games to the extent that the entire experience becomes pay to win. Only ...
It's like Diablo and Dungeon Keeper had a baby
It should go as no surprise that Ubisoft’s The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot caught a lot of people by surprise at this year’s E3. A clever combination of two genres that inherently belong together; this lovechild of...
More images of Square Enix's 'hit them with things' games
[Update: I am not changing the typo in the headline.]
You woke up this morning and hoped you'd seen some Drakengard 3 screenshots on Destructoid, didn't you? Well, you're 100% covered! Here are some Drakengard 3 screenshots, ...