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Howdy, folks! Max is off in Hawaii being attacked by giant birds this week, so I got television's Adam Sessler to take his place on today's show. For the record, his hosting skills are impeccable but his drawings c...
Rayman Legends is finally almost here. The delay of the Wii U version after the announcement of PS3, 360, and Vita ports seems worlds away, but I'm finally about to embark on the evolution of the gorgeous, 2D platforming good...
Last week, Ubisoft held an event for Rayman Legends, a game that's been a long time coming thanks to a delay on account of incoming multiplatform ports. While I figured we might just about have seen everything we need to know...
The E3 2013 Ubisoft press conference got off to an unusual start, but it wasn't long before the company made it to Rayman Legends which looks, simply put, phenomenal. We also got a nice CGI trailer that had me wanting anothe...
There aren't many games out there where you just know you're going to buy it after the second you see it in action. Rayman Legends is one such game, and I've played it on every platform it's coming out for now. Xbox 360, Pla...
At the beginning of the month, Ubisoft came out and said that it hadn't forgotten about South Park: The Stick of Truth, despite very little promotion after acquiring the game in the THQ fire-sale. That apparently still holds...
Ubisoft has confirmed that former Wii U exclusive Rayman Legends will be coming to the PlayStation Vita as well as Xbox 360 and PS3. It'll launch alongside its bigger console brethren in late September.  The Vita alterna...
The newest Rayman Legends trailer might take place under the sea, but that doesn't mean you can expect singing crabs and mermaids. Well, actually, that would have been a reasonable expectation; Rayman does have a t...
The Rayman Legends fiasco has been interesting, to say the least. Initially, Wii U fans were extremely excited at the prospect of an exclusive Rayman game, that looked to trump the original on paper in nearly every way. Life ...
Though Wii U owners may still be steamed about the big Rayman Legends delay, Ubisoft's hoping to make up for it on April 25 with the exclusive eShop release of Rayman Legends Challenges -- a free series of levels for Nintendo...
Between a Google Play editor choice award, and winning iOS game of the year, it's been a  pretty good run (no pun intended) for Rayman: Jungle Run. As a thank you to fans, Ubisoft has released a title update -- simultan...
The Wii U-exclusive Rayman Legends demo coming out this month will contain the full online challenge mode. A nice treat, sure, but that still doesn't change the fact that the game was already finished and should have been out...
In a third-party release schedule for Wii U, Nintendo dropped additional details on the impending Rayman Legends demo. Pegged as arriving late this month, the demo will contain the game's full online challenge mode. Acco...
If Rayman Legends becomes any more charming, I'm going to rip off my pants, run down the streets of my town, and whistle the twee tunes of Rayman Origins. I guess, I'm going to have to because THAT trailer. Using Survivor's ...
According to Ubisoft France's studio boss, Rayman Legends is going to be a huge system seller for the Wii U, succeeding where Nintendo itself has so far failed. Xavier Poix expects the delayed platformer to work magical wonde...
Ever looked at those silly mobile devices, scoffed, and returned to your monstrous PC gaming rig that's now running the wimpy Windows 8 (secretly becoming jealous of all the sweet bite-sized titles they get)? Well,...
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ...
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G...
Hey gang, here's today's Destructoid Show. Today, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance finally released, and Conrad posted his sparkling review this morning. We had some hints about Bungie's Destiny last week, but Hamza put his fu...
The team behind Rayman Legends has put together a video which addresses Wii U players who felt burned after the game was delayed following the announcement that PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 ports were in production. "You may ha...
Continuing to prove it has no love for Ubisoft's decision to delay Rayman Legends, the dev team behind the former Wii U exclusive is campaigning for a swifter release date. Developers have situated themselves outside Ubisoft ...
The low-level echelon of so-called "gamers" have said their piece about Ubisoft's decision to delay Rayman Legends for the sake of porting it to the 360 and PS3. Now it's time for a real man's man to speak softly into your e...
What a bunch of wacky news today about the video games! There's the ongoing Rayman Legends debacle, with it being delayed for a multi-platform release, causeing devs and fans to speak out. Meanwhile, J.J. Abrahms a...
Ubisoft allegedly understands your outrage over the Rayman Legends multi-platform news and is ready and willing to soothe the pain with... a brand new demo! And not just any demo -- like the original demo, this one will be al...
Ubisoft has apparently shed some light on the existence of a version of Rayman Jungle Run for Windows Phones, according to Pocket Gamer. In Ubisoft's sales report, Rayman Jungle Run, Monster Burner, and Rabbids Go Phone Agai...
[Update: Anonymous no more! It appears that this comment comes from Xavier Piox, the Ubisoft managing director who recently said that "gaming is no longer just for geeks." Errr... guess not. It's just a random dev who left th...
So, Rayman Legends has been pushed back to September, and news of the delay just so happened to coincide with its multiplatform announcement. As many disappointed fans suspected, the two are entirely linked, with Ubisoft hold...
The news that Rayman Legends would no longer be exclusive to Wii U was certainly a blow to Nintendo, no matter how happy it might have made PS3 and Xbox 360 fans. While Nintendo's keeping a poker face about the situation, how...
It looks like everybody is going to get a chance to dive in on the latest Rayman title, as news comes from Ubisoft today that they will be expanding their publishing of Rayman Legends to include PS3 and Xbox 36...
Have you played Rayman Jungle Run? This game is gorgeous and nearly impossible to put down. It would be in my top 3 list of games I'd take back in time to shove in the faces of gamers that said mobile gaming would never ...
While this official playthrough of Castle Rock in Rayman Legends is far from new, with the demo out now on the Wii U eShop, I figured it was worth highlighting. Jim did a good job of describing the joyous level in his impres...
Well, today was the last live Destructoid Show of 2012. And we took this opportunity to announce Destructoid's Game Of The Year. The big ol' GOTY.  As for news, Dead Space 2 has Kinect voice integration, and a new trail...
The Rayman Legends demo finally hit the Wii U eShop today, and I think it's safe to say it exemplifies the phrase, "Better late than never." What I mean to say is, it's pretty damn awesome! Featuring three levels that work to...
Ticked off that Rayman Legends not only has been delayed, but didn't have a Wii U demo at launch? Fear not my fellow limbless character lovers, as the demo is now available in the US, with the UK version ready to go later tod...
[Update: North American release date is February 26!] After beating around the bush for a while, Ubisoft has finally given up a release date for Rayman Legends. The Wii U platformer is slated for March 1 -- at least in the UK...
Rayman Jungle Run is what a mobile adaptation of a console platformer ought to be. Instead of a straight port shoehorned onto Apple and Android devices, it's a standalone title that merely complements the original, with touc...
Remember how cool it was when we found out the Wii U had NFC functionality? (NFC means "near field communication", which is kind of a short-range wireless signal). Well it turns out, like double GamePad support, pretty much n...
Ubisoft has released a new video featuring gameplay from Rayman Legends in a level called "Toad Story." Observe the footage of five-player platform grooving above and try to resist cracking a smile.  As the sequel ...
Oh man, what a big week for gaming. Like, because they're putting out a bunch of games and stuff.  In addition to reviews of Dishonored and XCOM: Enemy Unknown going up today, we've also got word that Rayman Legends has been delayed until Q1 2013, cyberhackers have discovered Resident Evil 6's kinda-sorta on-disc DLC, and spaceship bridge-simulator Artemis is coming to iOS. 
I was all set to hunker down, order some pizza, turn off all contact to the outside world, and power through Rayman Legends on the Wii U's launch day. Then I found out it wasn't a launch title -- fair enough, Ubisoft, I ...