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We knew the PS4 sold over a million units in 24 hours of North American availability. We knew it outsold the Wii U in the UK (over 250k units) in 48 hours. The numbers add up. Cue the PlayStation Blog update putting those num...
With just a simple word and some hashtags, Sony has congratulated Microsoft on the launch of the Xbox One. The PlayStation Twitter account tweeted out, "Congrats, @Xbox @Microsoft! #NextGeneration #GreatnessAwaits." this morn...
The Xbox One has a large variety of launch titles, including shooters, action games, a fighting game, and even a racer. I would contend that this is one of the strongest launch lineups of all time, but you can dig into our fu...
As the release of the Xbox One approaches, the official launch trailer for Killer Instinct is out now, and it's teasing plans for the future. Much like their previous trailers, they showcase much of the existing content whil...
Microsoft has released the launch trailer for Dead Rising 3, launching with the Xbox One console this week. Are there zombies? You bet there are. This is, right now, the only title the Xbox One has on offer that I feel a bur...
As we draw closer to PS4 launch day, November 15, we will be bringing you reviews and previews from the launch window and beyond. This is where we'll collect all of our coverage, updating it daily as embargoes lift and more t...
Sony fans, this video says it all - this is your day. It'll be a long time before this situation presents itself again. Love it, embrace it, cherish it, remember it. Be happy.
Do you feel the punch of regret as you peruse your social media timelines and find that all of your friends are taking pictures of their new PlayStation 4s like they're newborn babies, but you're without? Easy solution, just ...
The PlayStation Blog made an announcement that 444 PlayStation 4s will be available at The Standard, High Line hotel in New York City. These will be sold at a midnight launch event at the hotel, and there will be arcade ...
Microsoft have decided which Xbox One will be the first released on launch day, and that special console is being guarded by sharks. Yes, you are reading that correctly. Go ahead and take a moment to let that sink in. New Zea...
The PS4 will be launching in South East Asia -- Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea -- on December 17. Meanwhile, Japan is still waiting until February 22, 2014. My guess is that, after the Vita's launc...
When the PlayStation 4 finally releases on November 15 (one week!), Sony will have 11 apps raring and ready to be downloaded for your entertainment. The mainstays like Netflix and Hulu Plus are obviously included, along some ...
Take note, you crazy early adopters, Sony has revised the launch lineup for the PlayStation 4. First the bad news: Pinball Arcade and Tiny Brains have been removed and will be coming out at a later time. Now before you go pul...
In Sony's massive, malleable PS4 FAQ there is a list of the games that will be available to North American players on the November 15 launch date. This is that list. I think my favorite part is that the two games I want most...
Rising Star Games, publisher of Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut, is throwing a special launch event today at the Nintendo World Store in New York city for their new 3DS title Beyblade Evolution. The event, which begins at 3 p.m EST and is open to the public, will provide hands-on play, in-depth demos from game experts, and hourly prize giveaways.
It's no secret that console prices are really expensive outside of North America, Western Europe, and Japan. As expensive as a new Xbox One or PS4 is, spare a thought for our Brazilian friends who are going to be paying almos...
How do you feel about the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launch lineups? I'm not exactly digging what Microsoft's shoveling, but I'm happy enough with the PS4's slated games (Hohokum!). Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-...
Sony's gamescom press conference is over now, but they saved a key nugget of information for the very end. Just before closing out, Sony confirmed earlier PlayStation 4 pricing information, added that the console would launch...
The launch of Mars: War Logs somehow managed to slip past me, but it looks pretty damn groovy. Moral choices, rebellion, lots of sand -- it seems like my cup of tea. Mass Effect by way of Red Faction is a lazy...
Poker scares me. I've never walked away from a game with money in my pockets, and the stories of the ups and downs of those who play professionally sound nerve-wracking. My cousin, who is one of those aforementioned poker pr...
[Image from brentalfloss the comic] I wasn't interested in OUYA in the beginning, but I've warmed up to the tiny box. A console just for free or free-to-play digital distribution games? After the parade of shame and disappoin...
According to Electronic Arts, SimCity has sold over 1.1 million copies, making it the fastest selling SimCity game to date. About half of those sales have been for the digital version of the game.  It's interesting that ...
Watch Dogs and Killzone: Shadow Fall are now official launch titles for PS4. While DriveClub is mentioned as a launch title on a developer's LinkedIn page, it was called a "launch window" title at a recent roundtable (when as...
With the imminent launch of the Wii U so close to the holiday season, Nintendo are anticipating some monster sales. According to a report from IHS Screen Digest, the new console is predicted to sell 3.5 million units from its...
When midnight hits on November 18, fans lined up at the Nintendo World Store in New York City will be among the first to get their hands on the Wii U. They'll also get the chance to hang with Nintendo President and COO, Reggi...
2012 is the year of the zombie. It’s been a strange, but wonderful year for the zombie sub-genre. With games like DayZ, The War Z, and The Walking Dead, the demand for the walking, shambling undead seems to be at an all...
Paradox Interactive has released the latest expansion for Crusader Kings II today -- a game that has already swallowed up a vast portion of my time. On top of a plethora of new features, "Legacy of Rome" further fleshes...
A CGI trailer for a headset and an amp -- I've seen it all now. ASTRO Gaming have just launched updated versions of their A40 Headset and MixAmp Pro, and according the video, the items built themselves in some dark mystical ...
Right now, I'm sitting in a hotel room in Tokyo, preparing my body for the onslaught which will be Tokyo Game Show. I could be at home, anxiously awaiting the arrival of the two copies of Borderlands 2 I ordered for the...
The Destructoid Show was LIVE today with fanciful fun and magical treasures for everyone, and blah blah something something, I don't know -- it's Friday why are you making me write these sentences. If you missed it, the Wii U...
Yesterday, we found out about the fifty titles Nintendo expects to be released in North America during the Wii U's "launch window," but the details on which of those fifty would be on store shelves the same day as the console...
[Update: Sizzle reel video added to show off a bunch of the launch games] Nintendo's Wii U launch window extends from the console's release on November 18 release through the end of March 2013. In that time, over 50 games ar...
What's with all these adventure games cropping up all over the place? It's almost like people still love these games or something. Well, until somebody warns the developers I shall keep enjoying them. The latest potential av...
EVE Online's 17th free expansion, Inferno, was launched yesterday. While EVE is often mentioned in conjunction with spreadsheets, it's still a game where thousands of ships can participate in vast space battles. Inferno is h...
Star Wars: The Old Republic is launching in another 38 countries, starting today. From Afghanistan to Yemen, people can purchase the Standard Edition or the Digital Deluxe Edition from Origin. BioWare has provided a list of p...
But today you get the launch trailer.  Yesterday is the stylish new adventure game from Pendulo Studios, creators of the Runaway trilogy, which might be the only three adventure games I haven't played in the last few ye...
It's time to kick Brainiac in the brainpan and show him the door. DC Universe Online's latest DLC pack -- The Battle For Earth -- went live today. Heroes and villains will finally be able to defeat Brainiac and his invasion f...
The lastest "issue" of City of Heroes Freedom launches today. To get your heroic juices flowing, NCSoft have put together a wee trailer full of skittle explosions, men in tights and a chap throwing crows. Issue 22 Death Inca...
Rise of the Dragonian Era -- the free-to-play MMO featuring aerial combat and dragon breeding -- is set to launch on March 9. With competitive weekly wars, castle sieges, dragon battles and mounted combat RODE looks like it w...
We have our faces buried in our PlayStation Vita systems, working to bring you reviews of all the launch games set to hit shelves early next week. There are so many of them, and we are trying to play them all at once! Bear wi...





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