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4:00 PM on 11.25.2011

Today's Steam deals: Deus Ex, Space Marine, Dead Island

By now, you almost certainly don't need little old us to point you in the direction of the Steam Autumn Sale, but surely this friendly reminder couldn't hurt. Today's daily discount selection is most tempting. Patrician IV (...

Jordan Devore

9:20 AM on 11.03.2011

Space Marine getting Chaos Unleashed DLC in December

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is due to receive its first paid downloadable content in December, with a "Chaos Unleashed" expansion to the freely released Exterminatus co-op mode.  Up to four players will be able to ste...

Jim Sterling



PSA: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine co-op mode launched photo
PSA: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine co-op mode launched
by Jim Sterling

In a week dominated by Battlefield 3 and Uncharted 3, it seems incredibly silly Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine to release a new mode, but that's the situation we're in. For those of you still playing Relic's Ork-blasting action game, the "Exterminatus" co-op mode is now available to download.

You can grab the content via PlayStation Network and Steam right now. It's due to hit Xbox Live pretty soon.

Exterminatus is a fairly typical survival mode in which up to four players take on waves of enemy creatures. It's pretty fun stuff, and ought to be a good way to get those final level upgrades if you haven't already nabbed them. 

Still, for those of us who stopped playing a while ago, I can't see it as a major incentive to put the disc back in, at least when faced with such an avalanche of alternative titles. At least it's free, and pretty fun, so grab it if you've hung onto a copy of the game.

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2:15 PM on 10.25.2011

Exterminatus is declared upon Space Marine today

I only just finished Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine last weekend and Relic is already showering me with more Ork stompah goodness thanks to the free 'Exterminatus' mode. Alas, it won't let you lay waste to an entire planet f...

Maurice Tan

12:30 PM on 10.14.2011

THQ denies Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online details

After yesterday's deluge of information concerning Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online, THQ has flatly denied that anything we know is true. That includes class info, studios involved, and the March 2013 launch window.&n...

Jim Sterling

10:30 AM on 10.14.2011

THQ: There may be 'no room' for a Space Marine sequel

THQ's Danny Bilson has brought some bad news for those hoping to see more of Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine. According to the core games boss, there might be no room at the inn for Relic's action series, since all eyes on the...

Jim Sterling

1:00 PM on 10.13.2011

Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium MMO dated and detailed

After ten thousand years of silence, THQ has come out of the woodwork with a bunch of details and a release date for Warhammer 40,000: Dark Millennium Online, the fabled MMO set in Games Workshop's sci-fi universe. ...

Jim Sterling

1:45 PM on 09.13.2011

Repaint your Captain Titus with this Space Marine mod

As everyone knows, Adeptus Astartes (read: Space Marines) of Warhammer 40,000 are awesome. They can probably beat up any of your favorite game heroes without so much as a rev of their phallic chainswords. And if there were an...

Josh Tolentino

7:30 PM on 09.10.2011

The DTOID Show: Our Friday live show happened!

Hiya, fellas! Sorry I'm late on posting yesterday's episode of The Destructoid Show, but Max and I stayed up all last night playing Dead Island with some of the guys from Bitmob. The things we do for work! Anyway, yesterday'...

Tara Long





11:30 AM on 09.09.2011

Warhammer 40K: Space Marine disappears from UK Steam

Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine is on sale in the United Kingdom today, but those looking to get the game on Steam will notice that it's suddenly not on the storefront. The game recently blipped out of existence, and nobody's ...

Jim Sterling



Review: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine photo
Review: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
by Jim Sterling

Warhammer 40,000, the tabletop game in which sci-fi depictions of fantasy creatures battle it out in a grim, perpetually violent future, lends itself well to the world of videogames. In fact, one can be quite certain it's inspired a fair few.

Games Workshop's universe of battle-hardened space marines, reality-warping daemons and gruesome aliens makes for the perfect game fodder, and while we've seen some solid 40K titles in the past, none have truly ventured into the bloodshed and brutality of the ground-level warzone. 

We've had plenty of strategy games, such as Relic Entertainment's Dawn of War series, but outside of the critically unpopular Fire Warrior, we've never had a chance to feel what it's like to be one of those soldiers who die on folding tables and ironing boards every single day. 

That is, until now.

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Warhammer 40K: Space Marine collector's edition unboxed! photo
Warhammer 40K: Space Marine collector's edition unboxed!
by Jim Sterling

With Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine's release having crept up on people, it would be easy to forget that the game actually had a Collector's Edition release. It boasts quite a cool selection of goodies, and we got our paws on a copy to show you. 

The Collector's Edition contains a Purity Seal, an art book, a soundtrack and foil character cards, all presented in a huge, shiny box. I think it's quite neat, especially if you're a 40K fan. 

We only got our review copy yesterday, so please be patient while waiting on the review. I've had a lot of people asking after it, but it's definitely coming!

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Win a Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine chainsword! photo
Win a Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine chainsword!
by Jim Sterling

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We got a Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine chainsword in the mail. It's life-sized and designed for a ten-foot-tall Space Marine, so it's absolutely bloody huge. It's my new favorite thing, save for the fact I have no idea what to do with it. 

Would you like the same dilemma? Well, you can win one of these bad boys! THQ is holding a sweepstakes for one of 'em on its Facebook page. The contest runs between September 1 and September 9, and there's a whole other bunch of stuff to win as well. 

However, if you want to try and get one right now, Destructoid itself has it for grabs! If you want a chainsaw, just post a comment and tell us what the bloody hell you'd do with one. You have until September 9 to enter, and I don't need to tell you that this is for US addresses only. Sorry, but none of us are made of money.

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5:30 PM on 09.05.2011

Live show: Mash Tactics plays Space Marine early

[Not sure what Mash Tactics is? I've included a clip from the most recent episode to show you just a glimpse of what you've been missing, you daft fool! You can see all of Destructoid's previously-aired live shows in our arc...

Bill Zoeker

10:30 PM on 09.02.2011

The DTOID Show: Serious Sam, Skyrim Bugs, and CoD: XP

Good evening, Destuctikids! As it's a Friday, we shot today's Destructoid Show in front of a LIVE internet audience. In case you missed it, here it is. Today, in addition to giving away some Assassin's Creed Revelations...

Max Scoville



Hands-on: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 'Exterminatus' photo
Hands-on: Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 'Exterminatus'
by Jim Sterling

Last night, THQ announced a new co-op mode for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine. Exterminatus pits a squad of four Space Marines against increasingly intense waves of screaming Orks on a variety of maps. It's scheduled to arrive -- for free -- thirty days after the game launches, which is ... strange, to say the least. 

I got some hands-on time with Exterminatus ahead of Space Marine's launch. As a fan of both Warhammer 40,000 and wave-based co-op modes, it's looking set to pretty much be my perfect thing!

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