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I like to shred 'crete on the reg
Max and I continue to fumble around in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, as our minds wander to some predictably stupid places. We talk about meeting an imaginary teen named Stephan at the skate park, how to find "The Boob," and aggravatingly stupid YouTube comments. read feature

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Now Golden Girls, on the other hand...
Max and I continue giving the benefit of the doubt to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Max started talking about a crazy theory he has connecting the television shows Gilmore Girls and Californication because his brain was polluted by a combination of oysters and vodka. Don't do booze, kids. read feature

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Ladies...
Max and I got our hands on a copy of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. We figured we should probably play it because people like to watch men get sweaty in videogames or whatever. Anyway, we recorded this the day after Max's birthday, so we were both pretty hungover, which served to exacerbate our lack of shooter skill and the incoherence of our jokes. Enjoy. read feature

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I swear to God, if anyone is confused by that headline...
At a recent Xbox event, I got to play a bunch of multiplayer stuff in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. I was caught off guard when we were suddenly dropped into the online multiplayer for Halo: Combat Evolved's PC version,... read feature

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Dying Light

Dying Light PS3, 360 cancelled, 'just couldn't run the game'


Dying gen
Oct 29
Techland has gone ahead and cancelled the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of its free-running, first-person zombie game Dying Light. It will still be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One early next year. "After thorough internal tes... read
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Don't get mad! I like the game!
I recently got my hands on Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Wii U, and holy Bowser babies, are there a lot of new and expanded features! In fact, there is so much new stuff that I could hardly cover it all, so instead I am sharing my boiled-down list of the 8 most interesting things that I think Nintendo has done well for Smash U, and the 8 things I think could use some work. read feature

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Borderlands Pre-Sequel

Ten minutes of Claptrap ruining everything in this Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel video


No, I will not high five you
Oct 03
Back when I spent way too much time playing with the Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel interactive skill trees, I admitted that I was not really sure what to do with Claptrap's highly random play style. This video shows off some o... read
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Dying Light

Dying Light has a sweet slide move


Developer diary focuses on movement
Aug 29
So I still need to actually play Vanquish in full, but that rocket knee slide? Good stuff. Dying Light's slide is not so cool, but with enough forward momentum, you could get a decent slide going.  I am only still ... read
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Want to watch 35 minutes of gameplay from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt?


Of course you do
Aug 19
With gamescom now behind us, you'd figure that CD Projekt RED would keep a tight lid on all things related to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. But apparently not, as it would seem. A week after the show, the developers decided to un... read
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I'm out of cowgirl puns
I got to spend a little time with Nisha the Lawbringer from Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, and yippee ki-yay is she a fun character. Nisha brings Old West sensibilities to this moon shooter, and a few new tricks as well. And a bullwhip. read feature

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Sherlock Holmes

Here's a full 23 minutes of Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments


You can now customise your own Holmes!
Jul 26
There are "gameplay trailers" and then there's this trailer for Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments that shows off a whopping 23 minutes of gameplay from Frogware and Focus Interactive's upcoming adventure game. Follow... read
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'Why would you take that toy from a baby, you dumb man!?'
Slender: The Arrival is coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this year, and it's arriving with some added content (which owners of the game on PC will receive for free). Casey Lynch from Midnight City came by to play through... read feature

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Just what is Tien doing with Chiaotzu, though?!
We're back with a whole new arc of hanging out and talking about Dragon Ball. We've jumped into the GameBoy Advance title, Dragon Ball Advanced Adventure, one of the best Dragon Ball games out there. In this episode, we beat up boar bandits, fall down holes, and have uncomfortable conversations about Yamcha and Tien's relationships with their small companions. read feature

Persona Q footage photo
Persona Q footage

Watch the first 40 minutes of Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth


3DSing all night
Jun 04
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is out. In Japan. There is a lot of text to be translated before we get it this fall, as you can see for yourself. So the game opens with a decision. Great. Not paralyzing at all. To go the... read
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I hope the final boss is the Gibson
Max recently sat down with Brandon Dillon of Double Fine, Programmer and Project Lead on Hack 'N' Slash. Brandon walked us through a demonstration of the game, which allows players to manipulate the actual code of the game with the protagonist's USB sword, and we all learn some lessons in critical thinking. read feature

EVE Valkyrie footage photo
EVE Valkyrie footage

Can you EVEn handle footage of EVE Valkyrie on Unreal 4?


Muscle memory got me typing 'Valkyria'
May 02
Destructoid's Brett Makedonski is over in Iceland for EVE Fest contributing to the over fishing and extinction of whales. He also brought us a meaty (not whale) preview of EVE Valkyrie and I'm not sure if I'll ever write it ... read
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Here's 30 minutes of Wolfenstein: The New Order gameplay


What was shown off at PAX East
Apr 20
Bethesda hosted a livestream recently showing off about 30 minutes of Wolfenstein: The New Order gameplay. This was the demo fans got to play during PAX East, but now you can watch it yourself thanks to the power of the worl... read
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Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs' digital Chicago explored in new trailer


Hack the Windy City
Mar 27
A new video has been released by Ubisoft to inform players of what they can expect when exploring the city of Chicago in Watch Dogs. It emphasizes the open nature of the world, the player's ability to impact it through the g... read
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Seriously, it's like visual therapy
We recently had the pleasure of diving into Hohokum with Sr. Producer, Zach Wood, live on Dtoid.TV. It seemed to put everyone in the room into a technicolor joy trance, and we've heard similar reports of players elsewhere being pacified by the vibrant world of Hohokum. Watch the video above to see for yourself. read feature

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It's like Magicka in space, and everyone's invited
Before GDC, we were joined by some of the fine folks at Sony live on Dtoid.TV. Above is a video of us playing an early build of Helldivers with its Sr. Producer, Mark Rogers. Helldivers is a game that admittedly went under m... read feature

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Freedom Wars

Freedom Wars warns of million year prisons, giant monsters


'Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you'
Mar 05
Our freedom is under attack, America (or Japan). First it was the war on Christmas. Then the war on Christianity. Soon we will all be born slaves, toiling for the mooching liberal welfare state and unable to bring guns into ... read
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Yoshi's New Island

See 19 minutes of Yoshi's New Island for yourself


Play them all at once and see how long the overlapping music takes to drive you insane.
Mar 03
I know some of didn't like my scant Yoshi's New Island preview, so here's 20 minutes of straight gameplay to make it up to you. Hugs and kisses. read
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Goodbye Solid Ground, hello neon blindness


Colors and cats
Feb 24
The above video is a demonstration of Goodbye Solid Ground, a game where the player rescues cats from a deteriorating environment by throwing them through a portal. It should probably have come with a seizure warning, or at ... read
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Nosgoth gameplay

First Nosgoth footage full of fun vampire carnage


Even if it's riding on the Legacy of Kain name for no reason
Feb 10
In-game stuff that isn't menus starts at 4:30. While Chris was bitter about it cashing in on the Legacy of Kain name, he did find Nosgoth a surprisingly enjoyably F2P third-person shooter in his preview. From this footage, I... read
Deception IV footage photo
Deception IV footage

Sexy horse traps in Deception IV's Rube Goldberg machine


Drop a couple stacks on ya'
Feb 03
I was watching Mouse Hunt the other day expecting it to not hold up since seeing it in theaters in 1997. Remember when a children's film could start with a bleak funeral that ends with a body in a sewer and continue towards ... read
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How this 'sequel' improves upon the original return
When Retro Studios' Donkey Kong Country Returns released for the Wii in 2010, I was ecstatic. Since I was 13 years old when I played Rare's original Donkey Kong Country for the first time, I marveled at its solid platforming ... read feature

DayZ photo
Congratulations to the Yellow Jacket Man
The new crop of open-world titles, like Day Z, give interesting insight into the people who play games. Take this roving gang of players as an example, who have encountered two people wearing the same color jacket and determ... read feature

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Deception

Killing with traps in new Deception IV gameplay footage


So many traps!
Jan 01
Tecmo Koei has released three videos demonstrating the gameplay of Deception IV: Blood Ties, coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. In each, a different person is killed by a complex set of traps chained together, inc... read
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Dying Light video

When it gets dark, Dying Light will freak you out


Day and night!
Dec 17
Daytime? Nice, warm rays of orange sunshine as if you were perpetually awaking from a refreshing cat nap? Sure, whatever. Drop kick zombies freely, like you're Faith from Mirror's Edge. Even zombies look a bit silly and list... read
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The key to fun in Samurai Gunn is having friends


Reunited. It feels so good.
Dec 11
So, you read Chris Carter's review of Samurai Gunn and you thought to yourself, "Self, that's all well and good, but I want to see what it's like to become embroiled in the chaotic yet precise gameplay described in this... read
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A new week, a new challenge
This week's challenge takes place in Grand Theft Auto Online in which I must win a race without braking whilst constantly accelerating. I'd like to think I'm actually pretty decent at driving in GTA V, but one bad corne... read feature

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Freedom Wars

Freedom Wars gameplay trailer shows some battle tactics


Trained by the Lilliputian militia, no doubt
Nov 22
This new trailer for PlayStation Vita title Freedom Wars looks promising. It shows a group of teens facing off against one of the "Abductor" enemies which are, as their name implies, abducting people. My favorite part o... read






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