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5:45 PM on 07.15.2014

Author Neil Gaiman's first game is up on Steam right now

Almost a year to the day after its announcement, Wayward Manor from author Neil Gaiman (American Gods, Sandman) and the team behind  The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom, is now on Steam.  The Beetlejuice-esque puzzle/adventure game set in the 1920's has you playing a ghost trying to scare the current residents from your old manor. 

Steven Hansen


2:45 PM on 06.25.2014

The Banner Saga coming to tablets this summer

Versus Evil has announced Banner Saga is coming to tablets this summer. Those beautiful visuals would be nice to curl up with in bed. Though if you want to play the strategy game on PC, it's on sale on Steam right now.

Steven Hansen

5:00 PM on 05.20.2014

Third time's the charm? Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 3 tablet

Microsoft won't give up on the Surface because of failures of past iterations. No, it's intent on making an impression on the tablet market. As such, Microsoft revealed the Surface Pro 3 today. It seems that Microsoft's prima...

Brett Makedonski

10:00 AM on 05.14.2014

Check out six new clips showcasing Final Fantasy Agito

My Final Fantasy hype meter is at an all-time high. What with all the glorious Theatrhythm news and the upcoming Final Fantasy XV, I'm positively ticked pink. Now we've got a handful of gameplay videos on the horizon for Fin...

Brittany Vincent

5:00 PM on 02.21.2014

Trainfinity transforms tablets to train tracks

Watch this. It's a teaser for Trainfinity, a game developed in 48 hours during the Nordic Game Jam last week. A local cooperative multiplayer game, tracks run in three lanes from one player's tablet to the next while trains ...

Conrad Zimmerman

7:30 PM on 02.20.2014

Jane Jensen's Moebius is arriving April 15

After 2012's successful Kickstarter campaign, we'll get our hands Jane Jensen's new game, Moebius: Empire Rising on April 15, 2014. It's Jensen's first game since 2010's Gray Matter, so it's been some time coming. Players wil...

Alasdair Duncan

6:30 PM on 01.08.2014

Take on monsters in the Witcher Adventure Game

Whilst fantasy RPG fans like myself bide their time until the arrival of The Witcher 3 later this year, we might have another game set in the world of Geralt of Rivia. The Witcher Adventure Game isn't actually a point-'n'-cl...

Alasdair Duncan

1:30 PM on 12.19.2013

Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic

Shadow art is one of the cool things I've seen on the Internet and marveled at, knowing I could never come close to creating something similar. Taking three-dimensional objects and arranging them in such a way that they cast...

Darren Nakamura



Contest: Win a Nexus 7 pre-loaded with Tiny Death Star! photo
Contest: Win a Nexus 7 pre-loaded with Tiny Death Star!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winner is Qtwentyseven!]

Our friends at Disney have just handed us a brand new Google Nexus 7 pre-loaded with their hit game Star Wars: Tiny Death Star to give away to one lucky Destructoid community member!

In the game, you get to decorate your own personal Death Star from a selection of themed floors, and work to capture Rebel scum like Luke and Leia. I have never heard of something more adorable in all my life. And what better way to play such an amazing sounding game than with a brand new 32GB Nexus 7?!

To enter, just leave a comment in this thread telling me what you think the cutest thing about Tiny Death Star is. Limit one entry per person, and the contest is open to anyone in the US. You have until this Sunday, December 1 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter.

Good luck! And don't forget, our Huge members get automatic entry into all contests (as well as a bunch of other awesome perks). It's pretty great!

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2:00 PM on 11.26.2013

Impressions: DICE+

Earlier this year, we got our first look at DICE+, which promises to combine the physicality and social aspect of board gaming with the wider appeal of tablet-based videogames. With tons of features listed, it appeared to be a pretty slick piece of technology, but limited by its short list of compatible software. For now, that is still a pretty accurate assessment.

Darren Nakamura

7:00 PM on 11.05.2013

Moga releases new controllers for Android phones, tablets

Just in time for the holiday is the perfect new controller for all of you Android users that just play Super Nintendo games on your emulators. What? Don't look at me like that. You know it's true. The full-sized Moga Pro Powe...

Hamza CTZ Aziz





1:15 PM on 10.22.2013

Apple announces iPad Air, iPad mini Retina

At this morning's Apple press event, the new iPad Air was announced.  It still has its 9.7" Retina display, but the bezel is 43 percent thinner now. The device is 7.5 mm thin -- 20 percent thinner than the last generatio...

Dale North

2:00 PM on 09.23.2013

Microsoft shows off Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft has announced the latest iterations of its tablets -- the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 -- and they're launching October 22, 2013 for $449 and $899, respectively. The devices will debut in 22 markets including the Uni...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 09.09.2013

Mecanika wants to teach Newtonian mechanics with robots

As somebody who has had ideas for using games as tools for education, things like Mecanika are particularly interesting to me. Though physics has become more prominent in games as time has passed, developer CREO wants to uti...

Darren Nakamura

10:30 AM on 09.09.2013

Cute! Mimpi is a puzzle platforming doggy

This is Mimpi. See Mimpi run. Run, Mimpi, run! Avoid that rotten tooth that could crush you to death! Fetch the bone, Mimpi! Don't touch the starfish! Admittedly, the most noteworthy thing about Mimpi is the colorful, almost...

Darren Nakamura



The Crew seeks to redefine online racing photo
The Crew seeks to redefine online racing
by Alessandro Fillari

Making its debut at E3 2013, The Crew is Ubisoft's attempt to create a new and fast-paced racer for the next-gen consoles. Although the publisher has definitely got some stiff competition from other racing titles, what separates it from the rest is its ambitious take on open-world racing with competitive and cooperative gameplay.

While it's currently making the rounds at gamescom, Ubisoft allowed us to take the game for a spin at its San Francisco office. Developed by Ivory Tower, The Crew intends on giving racing fans a nation-sized playground to explore and test their prized vehicles against other players in style.

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