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Alien: Isolation

Attention all masochists: Alien: Isolation has a Nightmare difficulty now


Because that game isn't hard enough
Dec 09
Anyone that's tried tackling Alien: Isolation on the toughest difficulty knows that it's a painstakingly hard endeavor. There's little room for error, as the alien is quite adept at adapting to your strategies. As if it ... read
Yakuza 5

Yakuza 5 is finally coming west!


HNNNNNNNNG!
Dec 06
Somebody pinch me! Yakuza 5 is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America next year, Sony announced today at the PlayStation Experience. This is definitely better late than never! It sounds like Sony had a big hand in mak... read
Deals

The Sega Humble Bundle has some gems


Dreamcast ports and Sonic Racing
Nov 26
Lotta deals this week, so I'm only just now getting to the Humble Sega Bundle. Depending on how many of these games you already own, you should get to it, too. For $1 or more, you can be the proud owner of Sega Bass Fishing, ... read
Total War

Total War: Attila releases February 17 and so does its first DLC


Pre-order or buy the game at retail for access
Nov 24
We haven't heard much about Total War: Attila since Creative Assembly announced the strategy game back in September but it's coming along. To catch you up to speed: the year is 395 AD, family trees are back, and you can burn ... read
I'll Miku-Miku You♪ (For Reals)
Hatsune Miku is an international sensation. Despite the fact that she's a simple digital creation, she's managed to rack up a massive amount of record sales and sold-out concerts, including a tour with Lady Gaga and even an a... read feature

blublublublublublub

Sonic Boom can be hilarious without game-breaking bugs


blublublublublublub
Nov 12
Used to be Sonic games would at least let you stand in shin-high, Interstellar water. I stood in a lot of low water tending to my chao homies in their gardens (Dark Garden for life). This series was so much be... read
Valkyria Chronicles

Sega seems pleased with Valkyria Chronicles sales


Talkin' bout cash money. Dollar bills, yall! Come on, now.
Nov 12
Valkyria Chronicles came out on PC yesterday. It was a good day. Especially if you're Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. Money, money, money, money... Money! Sega was proud to announce the amazing strategy role-playing game "force... read
Well...alright then

Sonic Boom's game-breaking bugs are delightfully anticlimactic


Well...alright then
Nov 10
Ah, Sonic Boom. I'm just in it for the laughs. I checked out after Shadow the Hedgehog and Sonic Heroes.  Did you know I actually missed the Janet Jackson Super Bowl nipple slip because I left at halftime to go pla... read
SHINING FINGERRR

Shining Resonance looks like a JRPG from JRPG folk


Sega and the Wild Arms developer
Nov 04
We've not said much on the upcoming Shining Resonance from Sega and Wild Arms' Media Vision, so here are some nice pictures and a trailer we missed at Tokyo Game Show.  Looking through the pictures I was almost inc... read
Revisiting Condemned

Condemned: Criminal Origins holds up better than expected


Halloween replay
Oct 31
When I think back to the Xbox 360 launch, a few games immediately come to mind: Kameo, Project Gotham Racing 3, and Perfect Dark Zero. You had to take what you could get in late 2005 and hope your console didn't red ring. Min... read
Deals

All the Valkryia Chronicles pre-order deals for the PC


Up to 30% off. Mmm.
Oct 30
Deals from the crew at Dealzon. FYI: Sales from certain retailers help support Destructoid. Announced (sort of) by Sega earlier this week, Valkyria Chronicle's price and impending release was unveiled just hours ago. The game... read
Valkyria Chronicles PC!

Sega reveals Valkyria Chronicles PC price and date!


Coming November 11 for $20
Oct 30
Valkyria Chronciles is coming to PC on November 11 for $20/£15/€20, Sega announced today. The strategy role-playing game will come equipped with all the downloadable content released for the PlayStation 3 version. It's now available for digital pre-order via various retailers. read
The Dream of the 70s-90s is alive in Portland
If you live in the Pacific Northwest, perhaps you attended the fifth annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo which took place the weekend before last. If you didn't, well -- here's a lovely pile of photos that the talented Geoffrey... read feature

Valkyria Chronicles PC!

Valkyria Chronicles is coming to PC!


HNNNNNG!!!!!
Oct 27
[Update: Sega has confirmed the PC release of Valkyria Chronicles.] Sega appears to have a PC port of Valkyria Chronicles in the works, according to a recent rating listed by European classification authority PEGI. The tactic... read
Persona 4 Ultimax Europe

Persona 4 Ultimax arrives in Europe November 21


Every fight's great at your Junes
Oct 21
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax launches in Europe on November 21, Sega announced today. The fighting game arrived in North America late last month, and was met with near-universal acclaim. With good reason! Atlus and Arc System Works have crafted yet another marvelous experience that should indulge devout Persona fans and fighting game enthusiasts alike. Persona 4 Arena Ultimax dated for Europe [CVG] read

Zone Runners: Sonic-themed hip hop


This exists
Oct 13
Sonic-themed hip hop exists. Check out Zone Runners, a game music-inspired hip hop trio that just released their debut album of Sonic the Hedgehog type tunes. They run through a number of zones over the 11-track release, with... read

Sega fans, you should be watching the SeHa Girls anime


Dreamcast, Saturn, and Megadrive go to school
Oct 13
The first episode of the new Sega-themed anime Hi*sCool! SeHa Girls has launched. As a diehard Sega fan, and a gamer that still uses his Sega consoles, I watched this adaptation of a ridiculous light novel weekend and loved ... read
Xeno-tricks
That Xenomorph can be one tricky asshole in Alien: Isolation. One time it walked out of a room, waited a second, then turned back around to find me awkwardly climbing out of the cabinet I had been hiding in. What a dick. Here's how to avoid that situation and more. read feature

Alien: Isolation

I got chills from the music in this Alien: Isolation launch trailer


So good
Oct 06
Man, there sure have been a lot of Alien: Isolation videos lately. I guess that's the rote cycle of triple-A games marketing. Here's one more. But, this launch trailer may be better than all the other ones that have rel... read
Ripley's Believe It
From the old school "20th Century Fox" opening to the first few seconds, Alien: Isolation wants you to know that it takes after the first film from the series it was based on. One alien, one spaceship, one chance at survival. This is the game we should have gotten from Gearbox. read feature

Uber is giving Sonic Boom Rides at New York Comic-Con


Gotta go fast!
Oct 02
I hate missing New York Comic-Con. This is only the second one I've missed. I'm missing out on the Sonic Boom Rides in New York, provided by Sega, Chevrolet, and Uber. Imagine jetting around New York in a Sonic-themed ride? I... read
Crazy Taxi City Rush

Hey, you know what Crazy Taxi needed more of? Hulk Hogan


Not really
Oct 02
Remember when Hulk Hogan was an actor in movies like Suburban Commando -- side note: you must look this up, if you aren't familiar with it -- or the time his family got their own television series on VH1? Forget about all of ... read
Alien: Isolation

Playing Alien: Isolation on a convention floor isn't the best idea


Turns out demoing a horror game isn't easy
Sep 29
Demoing a game like Alien: Isolation at a convention such as EGX or PAX has always been problematic since horror works best when there's time for quieter moments between the scares. There has to be a period of tension buildin... read
Alien: Isolation

Something's stalking us in Alien: Isolation's television ad


I bet it's an alien
Sep 26
The latest piece of media for Creative Assembly's impending Alien: Isolation prods "How will you survive?" It's a fair question. With that hulking Xenomorph nimbly crawling out of the airshaft, stalking its prey before terrifyingly ending its life, it'll certainly be a tough task. When the game releases on October 7, the most likely answer will probably be "There's a good chance we won't." read

Game music fans: You've gotta watch Diggin' In The Carts


The documentary
Sep 25
Have you heard of Diggin' In The Carts? This is a documentary series on Japanese videogame music, from Red Bull Music Academy. Episode 4, titled "The Cool Kid," was fantastic. It's all about vintage Sega game music, focusing ... read
New Total War

Set the world on fire in Total War: Attila


Warning: CGI trailer
Sep 25
I didn't throw out any guesses for what the next Total War would be, but if I had, wow, I would've been way off. Creative Assembly's next installment, Total War: Attila, will follow none other than Attila the Hun when it rel... read

Oh yes: Seven minutes of Yakuza Zero gameplay and details


Bonus naughty shots
Sep 25
Warning: Kinda NSFW Here's a heaping pile of Yakuza Zero gameplay to kick your morning off right. It's in Japanese, coming hot off Sega's YouTube channel, but you don't need to understand it to appreciate all of the fac... read
eShop

Select Sega eShop 3D Classics are being bundled in physical form in Japan


One catridge, six games
Sep 24
I still remember my amazement nearly two decades ago when my cousin came over to my house and showed me a bootleg Game Boy cartridge. It had a little button on it that you could press to bring up a menu and access over 100 ga... read
Resonance of Fate

Sega JRPG Resonance of Fate is now on PSN


Under the radar JRPG from tri-Ace
Sep 24
Resonance of Fate, the PS3 JRPG from Tri-Ace and Sega, is now available for purchase on the PlayStation Store for $20.   There are a few complaints worth leveling at Resonance of Fate. It's a bit ugly and drab in its was... read
Persona 4 Ultimax Europe

Sega to publish Persona 4 Ultimax in Europe


The fighting game travels across the pond this November
Sep 19
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax is coming to Europe this November, courtesy of Sega. The fighter's release will mark the first occasion Sega acts as a distributor for Atlus since the publisher acquired the Shin Megami Tensei&nbs... read
Today's WTF

Sonic x Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is, uh, yeah...


The Taiko Drum Master tie-in, on the other hand, is rad
Sep 18
Admittedly, this collaboration is slightly less horrifying once you realize it's a Felyne (or Palico, if you want to be precise) wearing Sonic the Hedgehog armor. Slightly. Still, I think this tops the sexy/stretchy fan art f... read
Sonic Boom Wii U

Sonic Boom dashing to Wii U a week early


Gotta go fast!
Sep 18
In a year when so many titles have been delayed, Sega is bucking trends. The rogue publisher has announced plans to actually hasten the release of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric. Quelle surprise! The Wii U action platformer will now cross the finish line a week early, launching on November 11 alongside its Nintendo 3DS companion, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. read






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