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Nintendo NX suppliers rumoured to be aiming to ship 12 million units in 2016

With a release of Q2 2016?
Dec 01
// Joe Parlock
We still don’t really know anything about Nintendo’s next console, the NX. It might be a handheld/console hybrid, but until Nintendo formally unveils it, it could be anything. However, if rumours published by Digi...
Until Dawn photo
Until Dawn

Rumor: New DLC coming for Until Dawn titled Rush of Blood

On rails, VR, and Wendigos
Oct 21
// Laura Kate Dale
[Update: Rush of Blood was announced as a stand alone VR title at Paris Games Week. Told you internet, it's legit]. According to an email received today by Destructoid, verified and confirmed through a second independent sour...
PS4 EU photo

The PS4 might be getting a price cut in the EU this week

By about 50 euros
Oct 19
// Joe Parlock
If you’re in North America or Japan, you’ve already enjoyed a pretty hefty price cut for the PS4. I’ve heard (from an admittedly not reliable source) that some towns in rural Oklahoma now build their houses ...
Konami photo

Konami rep: 'We're still definitely working on console games'

'Not leaving Metal Gear behind'
Sep 23
// Vikki Blake
A Konami representative has rubbished reports that the developer/publisher has ceased making video games for consoles. Although the company has not officially responded to the speculation, a Konami rep responded to a red...

The Last of Us photo
The Last of Us

Naughty Dog clarifies The Last of Us 2 rumours

'I guess Nolan North was kind of right'
Sep 23
// Vikki Blake
Naughty Dog has clarified rumours regarding a sequel to 2013's highly acclaimed The Last of Us. Talking to Official PlayStation Magazine (via GamesRadar), Neil Druckmann explained that while a sequel may have been discus...
Best. Mario. Model. Ever. photo
Best. Mario. Model. Ever.

Rumored Mario Kart XXL prototype discovered and shown to the world

GBA tech demo
Aug 16
// Jed Whitaker
The above video supposedly shows a prototype demo of the unreleased Mario Kart XXL that was created by Denaris Entertainment, a company run by the developer of the Turrican series, Manfred Trenz. My search for more...
Kojima/Konami photo

Metal Gear Solid 1-3's composer might know why Kojima and Konami have split up

Big budget, or throwing money away?
Jul 27
// Joe Parlock
[Update: I've received word from The Codec podcast's co-host Daley that the interview with Muranaka he discusses below is now online. It was for another podcast he hosts called Metal Gear Central. This wasn't released at the ...
Nokia VR photo
Nokia VR

Nokia might be announcing its own VR hardware next week

Strap an N-Gage to your face
Jul 22
// Joe Parlock
Virtual reality is like the bus: you wait twenty years for one, and then four of them come along at once. Typical. This time, it’s Nokia stepping into the VR ring, going up against Sony’s Morpheus, Valve and HTC&r...
Uh oh photo
Uh oh

Rumor: Nintendo of America drops Devil's Third for US release

Another one bites the dust
Jul 09
// Jed Whitaker
After Devil's Third was a no-show at E3 this year and its listing on the Wii U eShop recently disappeared, many were left scratching their heads and wondering if the game would even release in the United States. Tu...
Street Fighter V photo
Street Fighter V

Four characters rumoured to be returning in Street Fighter V

Alex, Urien, R. Mika, and Karin Kanzuki
Jul 09
// Joe Parlock
Recently, Yoshinori Ono unveiled a whole new Brazilian stage for Street Fighter V. With it, there’s a strong possibility everyone’s favourite green guy Blanka is on the way. However, Siliconera claims it know...
Metroid Dread photo
Metroid Dread

The curious case of the missing 2D Metroid Dread

Inside information on the Metroid series
Jul 08
// Jed Whitaker
Unseen64 is back with some more insider information after its exposé of Project H.A.M.M.E.R. and this time it deals with the Metroid series.  According to Unseen64's sources, Metroid Prime Hunters was origin...
Star Citizen photo
Star Citizen

Star Citizen's executive producer might have quit the project

Something something a lot of money
Jul 06
// Joe Parlock
Star Citizen’s really not having a good time as of late, especially if recent rumours are to be believed. First, the FPS module Star Marine was put on hold/delayed, and now it looks like the executive producer has left ...
Project H.A.M.M.E.R. photo
Project H.A.M.M.E.R.

What happened to Nintendo's canceled Project H.A.M.M.E.R.

What Nintendo doesn't want you to know
Jul 04
// Jed Whitaker
Unseen64 is a great source for cancelled video game content, and this exposé on Nintendo's canceled Project H.A.M.M.E.R. may be its best work yet. The doomed game went through development hell, with management an...
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Disney making pan-media partnership with Nintendo, according to rumour

Tarzan remake starring Donkey Kong
Jun 26
// Joe Parlock
Disney and Nintendo have never really had a good relationship. Sure there was Epic Mickey, but then Epic Mickey 2 was released on every platform. Then there was Wreck-It Ralph, which ­­only featured a few minor Ninten...

Rumor: Hidden data reveals new Splatoon stages, modes, and weapons

Jun 21 // Jonathan Holmes
Here's a list of the rumored weapons. I'm particularly curious about the Gatling Hyper and the Bamboozler.  1. Sploosh-o-matic - Squid Beakons & Killer Wail 2. Neo Sploosh-o-matic - Point Sensor & Kraken 3. Neo Splash-o-matic - Burst Bombs & Inkzooka 4. N-ZAP '89 - Sprinkler & Inkstrikes 5. Custom Dual Squelcher - Squid Beakon & Killer Wail 6. Luna Blaster - Ink Mines & Inkzooka 7. Luna Blaster Neo - Splat Bombs & Bomb Rush 8. Range Blaster - Splash Wall & Inkstrike 9. Custom Range Blaster - Splat Bombs & Kraken 10. Rapid Blaster Pro - Seekers & Inkzooka 11. Rapid Blaster Pro Deco - Disruptors & Killer Wail 12. L-3 Nozzlenose D - Burst Bombs & Kraken 13. H-3 Nozzlenose - Suction Bombs & Echolocator 14. H-3 Nozzlenose D - Point Sensor & Inkzooka 15. Carbon Roller - Burst Bombs & Inkzooka 16. Carbon Roller Deco - Seekers & Bomb Rush 17. Inkbrush Nouveau - Ink Mines & Bubbler 18. Octobrush - Squid Beakons & Kraken 19. Octobrush Nouveau - Splat Bombs & Inkzooka 20. Bloblobber 21. T_BigBall_Strong01 22. Triple Bloblobber 23. T_BigBall_Diffusion01 24. Bomlobber 25. T_BigBall_Launcher01 26. E-liter 3K Scope 27. Custom E-liter 3K Scope 28. Bamboozler 14 Mk I 29. Bamboozler 14 Mk II 30. T_Gatling_Standard00 31. T_Gatling_Standard01 32. T_Gatling_Hyper00 33. T_Gatling_Hyper01  
Splatoon photo
Ryu not confirmed (yet)
It's seems that Nintendo may have once again let some of their future plans slip out through the magic of hidden data. Some hard working hackers have found content in Splatoon's code that reveals two yet unreleased stages (Ca...

E3 2015 Leak photo
E3 2015 Leak

Something Dishonored might be getting announced tomorrow

Bethesda's hot mic mistakes
Jun 13
// Jed Whitaker
Bethesda's E3 press conference isn't till tomorrow, but that didn't stop it from accidently streaming some rehearsal audio on its Twitch channel today. The above audio was captured from said stream. It is to be noted th...
E3 2015: Rare photo
E3 2015: Rare

E3 Predictions: Banjo-Threeie and Battletoads

Educated guess
Jun 12
// Jed Whitaker
If any game would be described as a "uniquely RARE game" and a "career highlight" it would be Banjo-Threeie, which may very well be getting announced at E3 next week. The URL used to redirect to the Rare webs...
Female Link!? photo
Female Link!?

Female Link to be in Hyrule Warriors 3DS!?

Jun 10
// Jed Whitaker
HEY LISTEN! The fellas at GameXplain have spotted a crossbow in the leaked trailer for Hyrule Warriors for 3DS that matches the one used by the Link-esque lady in the Hyrule Warriors art book.  This is easily the h...
Diddy Kong goes to Europe photo
Diddy Kong goes to Europe

Nintendo trademarks Diddy Kong in Europe, new game incoming?

Diddy Kong Racing 2 anyone?
Jun 10
// Jed Whitaker
A new trademark filing for Diddy Kong in Europe was discovered by those super sleuths on NeoGAF that could point to a pending announcement at E3 next week. There have been rumors making the rounds about Diddy Kong Racing...
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Destiny leak hints at Taken King release date, new subclass abilities

Get ready, Guardian
Jun 09
// Vikki Blake
Destiny's next content drop, The Taken King, will release on September 15 and open up a third subclass and ability for each of the Guardian classes according to a report from Kotaku. Kotaku is asserting this following a tip o...
Dark Souls III photo
Supposedly releasing next year
Following a report that Bandai Namco would announce Dark Souls III later this month at E3, The Know has come out with a slew of supposed screenshots and information for the game. This is the same group responsible for that s...

PES 2016 photo
PES 2016

PES 2016 rumoured to be revealed on June 12

Football crazy, football mad
Jun 04
// Joe Parlock
According to Dutch website, it looks like Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 will be announced on Friday, June 12. It noticed a date for the game shown apparently at the UEFA Champions League, however we've been unable to con...
Fallout 4 rumor photo
Fallout 4 rumor

Is this old Fallout 4 leak true? No gender options?

Fired employee tells all
Jun 03
// Jed Whitaker
[Update: Looks like this is most likely a hoax. The leaker said they had accidentally given information to Kotaku, which in turn caused her to get fired. Kotaku confirmed today that no information was ever given to them by th...
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Rumor says Dark Souls 3 will be at E3

Are you ready to die yet again?
Jun 02
// Laura Kate Dale
According to a new rumor, Bandai Namco is planning to reveal Dark Souls 3 in just a couple of weeks time at E3. Initially reported by VG247, who cites "a source familiar to the matter," the rumor suggests that the game will b...
Splatoon photo

Why yes, I would like an NES Zapper in Splatoon

Too good to be true?
May 28
// Jordan Devore
This supposed image of the Prima strategy guide for Splatoon shows some curious weapons including, oh my god, NES Zappers. The names even reflect the light guns' release years! Is this stuff real? One of the weapons, the Inkb...
Wildstar photo

Wildstar might be going free to play in August

Just as predicted
May 14
// Joe Parlock
Look, I’m going to try and not be smug about this… but I was right. A few weeks ago, Wildstar was pulled from the shelves in Australia, leading to speculation it might be going free to play or Guild Wars­-st...
Fallout 4 photo
Fallout 4

Rumour: Guillermo del Toro's production company creating Fallout 4 trailer

Seems pretty legit!
May 11
// Laura Kate Dale
[Update: We received an email from Mirada Studios demanding we pull this story. A representative cited inaccuracies, but also confirmed the story was breaking a non-disclosure agreement. As nobody at Destructoid signed an N...
#igavania photo

We might learn more about IGA's next project on Monday

Or he might just be effing with us
May 07
// Darren Nakamura
Since Tuesday, I have been watching, the teaser site for former Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi's next project. Given the hashtag #igavania, the reference to iconic weaponry, and his previous comments ...
Twilight Princess photo
Twilight Princess

Guy claims he StreetPassed someone playing Twilight Princess on 3DS

Zelda Symphony concert attendee may have goofed
Apr 19
// Jonathan Holmes
[Update: More shots of this screen are coming in from other attendees of the concert.] [Update #2: It's fake. While TaDavidID, the guy who generated the image above, has gone on to add video and more images to suppo...
Deux Ex photo
Deux Ex

Next Deus Ex leaked, stars Adam Jensen

Deus (N)Ex(t)
Apr 07
// Mike Cosimano
[Update: Well, the internet has forced Square's hand. The official Deus Ex Twitter account just sent this out.] Information regarding the next game in the Deus Ex franchise -- subtitled Mankind Divided -- has b...

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