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The Order

How short is too short? Controversy over The Order: 1886's length


$60 for less than 10 hours
Feb 16
Although the embargo for The Order: 1886 is Thursday morning, many gamers have gotten their hands on the title this past weekend and...they've completed it. Since there is no multiplayer component, controversy has been s... read
The Order: 1886

The Order: 1886 collector's edition is unboxed, under fire


Take cover, Galahad!
Feb 04
Third-person shooter protagonists spend a bulk of their time glued to chest-high walls, so it's fitting that the highlight of The Order: 1886's collector's edition depicts this very action. In this unboxing video that P... read
Splatoon

Splatoon targeting a May launch on Wii U


Still a few months away, but coming
Jan 14
Splatoon finally has a launch month announced on Wii U, and it's May 2015. Announced during today's Nintendo Direct presentation, we also got a couple of new details for the upcoming colorful third-person shooter. Splatoon is... read
1886, 1887, 1888, 1889

Expect The Order: 1886 to be a series, not a one-off


'We build a world purely for the purpose of making more than one game'
Jan 13
As a single-player only, narrative-driven game, The Order: 1886 feels a tad quaint (in a good way), as even the most classically cinematic, narrative-driven things of recent years (Last of Us, Uncharted, Mass Effect) aff... read
The Order

The Order teaser ditches 'cinematic' for creepy singing children


Lil Bobby Paige, innit guv'nuh!
Jan 13
I'm still a bit wary of the PS4-exclusive The Order, but if they've last minute reimagined the game as a collection of Scary Stories to the Tell in the Dark sung by disgusting children, they might have a good 2D horror game on their hands.  read
The Order: 1886

The Order: 1886 trailer tries taking cues from a Gears of War classic


What a horrible night to have a curse
Dec 26
This feels vaguely familiar, doesn't it? A somber trailer punctuated by an eerily haunting, soft-spoken song. Gears of War struck gold with this approach many years back with the "Mad World" trailer. The Order: 1886's a... read
Evolve beta

Evolve launches open beta for Xbox One on January 15


Will be playable till launch
Dec 18
The first quarter of 2015 looks to be an exciting period for games. But one such title is looking to keep players satiated all the way till its release. After a successful closed alpha period, Evolve is gearing up for another... read
I'm gonna have me some fun
There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Evolve, the new co-op shooter from Turtle Rock Studios. Helmed by the same developers of the original Left 4 Dead, fans have certainly been chomping at the bit for more information. Afte... read feature

The Order: 1886

Maybe just steer clear of The Order: 1886's police station


I don't think you'll like what's in there
Dec 15
Ready at Dawn released a new trailer this morning imploring prospective The Order: 1886 players to "join the London police." Before you rush into things headfirst, take one minute to watch what happens to those law... read
Not saying we should 86 this order, but, hoping there's more to it
I finally played The Order: 1886, Ready at Dawn's upcoming PS4, monster-filled, alternate-London-history third-person shooter here at Paris Games Week. I still really want to like it. I like a lot of things about it. Well, ma... read feature

This game has a goat-head codpiece in it, 'nuff said
After booting the game up, it's apparent that Sunset Overdrive is the result of Insomniac Games going back to its roots. Before the developer was called upon to release the shades-of-brown-tinted Resistance and... read feature

But it's still a very good open-world game
Tomorrow, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition will be released to the public. It's basically the same idea as Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition -- a re-release with promises of enhanced visuals for current-gen systems ... read feature

PvZ Garden Warfare DLC

Free update for Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare adds tweaked classes, tacos


Do you want to taco 'bout it?
Sep 29
Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare has already done right by its users by providing good post-launch support via free downloadable content, and it is continuing on that path with tomorrow's Legends of the Lawn update. The DLC... read
Uncharted 4

Uncharted 4's Nathan Drake looks 'next gen as f*ck'


Naughty Dog's words, not mine
Sep 29
What can we expect from renowned development studios when it comes to creating games for current consoles? If you're in the camp that prioritizes stunning visuals and character models, Uncharted 4 looks as if it'll scra... read
Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition trailer is definitively definitive


'Definitive Edition means just that -- definitive'
Sep 25
All those other trailers you've seen for Sleeping Dogs? Forget those. They weren't nearly as definitive as this definitive trailer for Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition is. This is the be-all end-all of Sleeping Dogs&nb... read
Gigantic alpha sign-up

Gigantic's alpha sign-up is live, you should probably get on that


Motiga's eye-wateringly beautiful team action game invites you to come and play
Sep 12
If you're anxious to get an early start on Motiga's stunning new online team action game Gigantic, then I've got good news for you. The alpha testing phase has begun and the company is actively recruiting play... read
Minimum Leaves Steam EA

Blocktacular shooter Minimum leaves Steam Early Access, gets reduced price for launch


Minimum updates to version 4.0, adds features and improvments
Sep 12
Atari and Human Head's MOBA-like third-person shooter Minimum is now out of Early Access, and to celebrate the event, the game's price has been reduced to $4.99 until September 17. New features available at launch inclu... read
Grindy ninjas
Warframe has just released on the Xbox One, and it's undergone some changes since it launched -- mostly good changes, meant to add more content to the game in the form of items and missions. It still fails in all of the same areas however, mostly its inability to craft an interesting world, and the free-to-play scheme that encourages far too much grinding. read feature

The Dark Phantom

The Dark Phantom hits up Kickstarter for funding to complete game


Tonight, a comedian died in New York
Sep 03
The Dark Phantom is a neo-noir comic-book influenced third-person shooter about a man calling himself the "Dark Phantom" as he hunts down criminals across the city. Sound familiar? The Dark Phantom is reminiscent of Rorschac... read
Tactical Zombie Action

Breach & Clear: Deadline coming this fall to Steam Early Access, co-published by Devolver Digital


iOS Tactical Strategy game returns to PC, adds Zombies
Aug 28
In a somewhat interesting publishing move, Devolver Digital has announced that it will be teaming up with Gambitious to publish Breach & Clear: Deadline, a post-apocalyptic tactical strategy shooter, based on Gun Media's... read
PvE Campaign Beta

Loadout devs tease update 5.0, PvE Campaign beta incoming


Four-player Campaign mode, rare in-game loot, and a new inventory system
Aug 27
Austin-based studio Edge of Reality has just recently announced that a new four-player PvE Campaign beta will be available prior to releasing update 5.0 for its twerktastic free-to-play competitive shooter Loadout.... read
Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive behind the scenes video tells us what we already know


In a way that's definitely not at all grating
Aug 26
If you're new to this or simply need a refresher course, this Sunset Overdrive video should get you up to speed on all the points that Insomniac Games is looking to hit with its quirky, open-world shooter. Constant move... read
Just stop for a second
Go, go, go. Always on the move. That's all that we've seen of Insomniac Games' Sunset Overdrive since its initial 2013 reveal. Seriously, think back. Do you remember seeing any footage of the game where the oddball prota... read feature

It could go many different ways
Remedy Entertainment has made a living by following a tried-and-true formula: take a third-person shooter, support it with a catchy and innovative gameplay mechanic, and wrap it all up with an emphasis on narrative. Max Payne... read feature

Looks like Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is going to be a thing


Leak straight from Xbox.com
Aug 19
A listing for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has been spotted on Xbox.com. Gamer In A Box discovered a box art image, along with a single screenshot. Capcom has yet to release any news of a new game, but it does make sense that... read
Quantum Break

Here's the Quantum Break demo from Microsoft's presser


Shoot, shoot, TIME STOPS
Aug 12
One of the hands-down biggest hits of Microsoft's press conference at gamescom 2014 was the Quantum Break demo. In case you missed the show, here's the eight-minute demo that played. I could do without all of the third-... read
Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition coming to PC too, has an odd trailer


But it's more than just shiny graphical enhancements
Aug 08
Technically, the existence of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition was just a rumor up until now, outed by a telling Amazon listing. Square Enix confirmed everyone's suspicions today by formally announcing the remake and p... read
Sleeping Dogs

Sleeping Dogs will also be re-released on new consoles


Because why not?
Aug 06
Thus far, the most obvious trend that's accompanied the transition from legacy to current generation consoles is the upgrading and re-release of some of the more recent titles that were only available on PlayStation 3 and Xbo... read
Order The Order

Order The Order's two collector's editions


Pre-order The Order in order to ensure it comes out
Jun 18
I think we missed these during E3, but Amazon has The Order: 1886 up for sale (listed to come out February 20) with its two distinct  "Collector's" ($80) and "Premium" ($150) editions. So you true, true fans are going to need to double up and knock your mother's ashes off the mantle to make room for two statues.  read
Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider might be on last-gen consoles too


According to an Amazon UK listing
Jun 16
Lara Croft may have moved onto new and exciting hardware, but that might not mean that she's seen the last of the faithful standbys from yesteryear. It appears as if Rise of the Tomb Raider, the franchise's next installment s... read
Nintendo new IP revealed

Watch the debut footage of Nintendo's big new 3DS game Code Name: STEAM


So this is what it was really like
Jun 13
The Code Name: STEAM reveal was an interesting experience. Destructoid's Dale North was on hand at Nintendo’s developer roundtable in Los Angeles Wednesday night, and none of us were sure what he'd see at the... read
Spray some ink, turn into a squid, the usual
Two days ago, if you had told me that Nintendo was working on a competitive multiplayer third-person shooter, I would have thought you were crazy. Imagining Nintendo venturing into the territory of blood-spattered 360 no-scop... read feature







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