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10:19 PM on 09.25.2008

Sacred 2: RPG + German Fantasy Metal = Something?

[video]105137:427[/video] This trailer for Sacred 2 is the most amazingly epic thing I've seen all day, and also the most tragic. It's not every day that you get to see an in-game music video for a German "Fantasy Metal&...

Jim Sterling

7:19 AM on 07.03.2008

Rise of the Argonauts: Sentient hands video edition

As you may have already gathered, I'm pretty bloody excited for Rise of the Argonauts, and this new video from Codemasters sheds further light on the interesting "deed" system that should hopefully set the game apar...

Jim Sterling

10:54 AM on 06.09.2008

Rise of the Argonauts: Not just any old RPG

Codemasters has just sent us an article concerning its intriguing action RPG game, Rise of the Argonauts. This is a title I've been looking forward to hearing more about since it was first announced, and we're pleased to be t...

Jim Sterling

1:19 AM on 04.11.2008

Destructoid Bot & Crossbones tee now $1 at NerdyShirts

One dollar one dollar one dollar one dollar! Okay, so only those of you who joined us in Mexico last week are going to get that joke. Anyway, unlike most of the awesome Mayan craftwork the villagers were trying to pimp to us,...

Topher Cantler





3:51 PM on 03.09.2008

RetroforceGO! recording episode 40 tonight: Videogame hype over the years

Rumor has it some game is coming out this week. Something about Links and Peaches and furries, or links to fuzzy peaches, I don't know, I haven't really been paying attention. Anyway, everybody seems to be pretty excited abou...

Topher Cantler

2:37 PM on 02.04.2008

RetroforceGO! Episode 35: Anything but the Super Bowl

Seriously, why do they capitalize the word Super Bowl? I mean, if it's going to be a psuedo national holiday, then I at least want the following Monday off from work. And by the following Monday, I mean right now: today. Oh w...

Dyson

10:15 AM on 01.28.2008

New Kingdom Under Fire to be an MMO

Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom was barely out the door before developer Blueside talked of a sequel, and it's hardly surprising -- by all accounts, Circle of Doom was a complete failure, so who can blame Blueside for remi...

Jim Sterling

11:55 AM on 12.20.2007

That kingdom doesn't stop being under fire: 'Traditional' KUF sequel coming

Kingdom Under Fire: Circle of Doom hasn't even hit the States yet, but developer Blueside is already looking to the future and another KUF sequel. While the series originally started life as a strategy /action game, Circle of...

Jim Sterling

8:25 AM on 11.27.2007

New Golden Axe = Lair? Lack of playable dwarf = FAIL, at any rate

As far as I'm concerned, it's hard to go wrong with a Golden Axe remake. Just give me a dwarf and a shedload of skeletons to fight and I'm happy. Of course, this is the games industry, and nobody ever does the right thing whe...

Jim Sterling

8:49 PM on 11.03.2007

Final Fantasy Retrospective: a look back at the spooniest of bards

As you've probably gathered over the six months since Nick's last piece, today is a ridiculously slow day in the realm of gaming news. I've spent the entire day playing Virtua Fighter 5 Online and Guitar Hero III, and even ...

Earnest Cavalli

9:42 AM on 10.16.2007

Dragon Quest Monsters trailer: Gotta catch a slime!

Okay, okay, it's quite obvious that Dragon Quest Monsters is an amalgam of the Pokémon and Dragon Quest universes but based on the above clip and how utterly difficult it would be for Squenix to screw up what is esse...

Earnest Cavalli



Kingdom Under Fire gets release date
by Jim Sterling
Kind of like Dynasty Warriors, but with considerable RPG influences and four-player online co-op, it's safe to say that the latest in the Kingdom of Fire series, Circle of Doom, is pretty high up on my shopping list. The game finally has a release date, and American players will be able to smash skeletons to bits on January 8th, 2008.

Annoyingly, those stuck in the UK won't get their hands on the title until February 1st. What a gyp.

Still, though it might not be for everyone, fans of button mashing will hopefully enjoy the first serious contender to Dynasty Warriors' regal crown of repetition. Lord knows Drakengard wasn't it.

Hit the jump for the full press release on Circle of Doom's date.

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11:31 AM on 09.15.2007

Site maintenance in progress -- Let's make Destructoid more pretty [update]

[ Update 2: In a few moments I will be ravaging the home page to patch the few flagrant alignment issues that remain on our new redesign.  I shall then move on to completely destroy and rebuild community blogs.  Ple...

Papa Niero

4:24 PM on 08.21.2007

Ninjatown DS trailer somehow makes cute ninjas okay

It is a universal fact that ninjas should not be cute. It really kills the credibility of being a ruthless killing machine if women are cooing over you. However, figure in a DS title populated by Shawnimals, and somehow the w...

Colette Bennett

3:07 PM on 08.02.2007

Rise of the Argonauts wants a revolution: Needs more stop-motion skeletons

When Liquid Entertainment revealed its new action-RPG, Rise of the Argonauts, I almost wept rainbows, I was so happy. That was only because all I could think about were stop-motion skeletons and the chance to finally shatter ...

Jim Sterling