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Wildstar

Wildstar might be going free to play in August


Just as predicted
May 14
Look, I’m going to try and not be smug about this… but I was right. A few weeks ago, Wildstar was pulled from the shelves in Australia, leading to speculation it might be going free to play or Guild Wars­-st... read
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Fallout 4

Rumour: Guillermo del Toro's production company creating Fallout 4 trailer


Seems pretty legit!
May 11
[Update: We received an email from Mirada Studios demanding we pull this story. A representative cited inaccuracies, but also confirmed the story was breaking a non-disclosure agreement. As nobody at Destructoid signed an N... read
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#igavania

We might learn more about IGA's next project on Monday


Or he might just be effing with us
May 07
Since Tuesday, I have been watching SwordOrWhip.com, the teaser site for former Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi's next project. Given the hashtag #igavania, the reference to iconic weaponry, and his previous comments ... read
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Twilight Princess

Guy claims he StreetPassed someone playing Twilight Princess on 3DS


Zelda Symphony concert attendee may have goofed
Apr 19
[Update: More shots of this screen are coming in from other attendees of the concert.] [Update #2: It's fake. While TaDavidID, the guy who generated the image above, has gone on to add video and more images to suppo... read
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Deux Ex

Next Deus Ex leaked, stars Adam Jensen


Deus (N)Ex(t)
Apr 07
[Update: Well, the internet has forced Square's hand. The official Deus Ex Twitter account just sent this out.] Information regarding the next game in the Deus Ex franchise -- subtitled Mankind Divided -- has b... read
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Batman remaster

Believable rumor: Remastered Arkham Asylum and Arkham City coming this year


Higher-resolution Bat-Pecs
Mar 23
Until many more people own Xbox Ones and PlayStation 4s, publishers will continue to put out remastered games, otherwise known as "safe bets." Even then, they'll probably continue. Here's another pair of 'em to start your wee... read
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Kingdom Hearts

Cancelled Kingdom Hearts concept art with Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, Star Wars


Two new key wielders we may never know
Mar 15
[Update: As pointed out by Drake in the comments, there is some debate as to whether these are real or not, although no concrete evidence has been shown either way. So take the following with a grain of salt and I'll update i... read
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GDC rumor

Rumor: Phil Harrison taking his talents elsewhere


Goodbye Microsoft, he hardly knew ya
Mar 04
News from GDC has it that the one-time Sony exec and now Microsoft executive Phil Harrison is planning to leave his position with the company. Sources have confirmed with GamesIndustry.biz that he is stepping away after being... read
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Xbox One fun in the sun

Rumor has it all Xbox Ones will be dev kits this year


I've looked at the word 'apps' for too long and now it's weirding me out
Feb 17
With several big-budget titles sitting in my home uncompleted (Destiny, Sunset Overdrive, Shadow of Modor), more games -- specifically, more types of games -- on Xbox One sounds grand to me. And the ability for apps to output... read
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Super Smash Bros.

Rumor: Rayman might be coming to Smash Bros.


I hope this is paving the way for Tingle DLC
Feb 14
[Update: It's fake, as shown in the video above. While it's nice to have a detailed explanation on how this fake was made, what I really want is a detailed explanation on why it was made, preferably with sideline psycho... read
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Sleeping Dogs HD?

Retailer lets slip PC, PS4, Xbox One 'Sleeping Dogs HD'


Coming this November; or, a clerical error
Jun 16
UK retailer Shopto had a listing, now removed, for Sleeping Dogs HD, as spotted by Gamr Review. The listing was for PS4, Xbox One, and PC and carried a November release date. Square Enix re-releasing Sleeping D... read
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Zelda Williams

Zelda Williams likely teasing Majora's Mask 3DS for 'surprise' announcement


What else would she be holding that mask for?
Jun 11
Zelda Williams has had an interesting presence at E3 2014, and given her namesake it's not surprising to see her hanging around. But regarding her "extra special" surprise at E3 that we touched upon late in May, she may have ... read
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Rumor: Mario Maker to be revealed at E3 2014


It's a me, your Mario maker
Jun 05
An alleged picture from Nintendo's E3 2014 showfloor was leaked, showing a station displaying something called Mario Maker. The image comes by way of Nintendo Enthusiast, and we won't know for sure what this is, or what platf... read
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Rumor: Clips emerge showing Project Beast in action


Is this the next game from From Software?
May 29
Project Beast is the rumored PlayStation 4 project by From Software, the developers behind Dark Souls. Some images were supposedly leaked not too long ago, and now NeoGAF has found four short gameplay clips. Is this actually... read
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Those E3 floor plans are fake, so here's my make-believe E3 2014


Fake maps, real dreams
May 15
I've had plenty ask me why Destructoid has not run any of the 'leaked' E3 floor plans and documents this past week. None of them looked legit, and no one could confirm their contents, so we skipped 'em. This morning, the Ente... read
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Xbox Live

Rumor: Microsoft to waive Xbox Live Gold requirement for Netflix, Hulu


It's staggering this hasn't been done already
May 12
[Update: Microsoft has confirmed that entertainment apps are being set free.] As much as I've gotten used to the idea that Xbox Live Gold is a requirement for certain entertainment apps, that's not to say Microsoft shouldn't ... read
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Project Beast?
In the weeks leading up to E3, there have been some truly interesting leaks. Headlining that list is undoubtedly "Project Beast," rumored to be the working title for the next From Software game. The next (Demon's?) Souls. The... read feature

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More new 2D Prince of Persia hints on Twitter?


A tweet pulled
Apr 23
We heard some rumors of a new 2D Prince of Persia that could use the Rayman Legends engine a few days ago. And now a tweet from Drew James, a Ubisoft engineeer with the username @UbiDrew, shared above image, asking "What next... read
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Prince of Persia

New 2D Prince of Persia will channel Rayman, weirdly enough


I'm not sure anyone thinks of Rayman when they think of the Prince
Apr 18
There's more Prince of Persia to come, although it may not be in the manner you've been expecting. According to the French site Le Portail du Jeu Video, there's a new 2D Prince of Persia in development using the Rayman Legend... read
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Rumor: Wii U Mario Kart 8 bundle on the way


Box art leaked
Apr 17
Either this box art (found at gameblog.fr) is fake, or we're about to see a Mario Kart 8 Wii U bundle soon. Or at least Europe, as this features European ratings logos. We have no idea where they got the art from, but if it's... read
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Smash Bros. 6

Bandai Namco reportedly recruiting talent for 'Smash Bros. 6'


e-Career FA's job posting shows a call for programmers
Apr 07
Nintendo may be hyping upcoming Smash Bros. titles for Wii U and 3DS, but according to Siliconera (via Game Jouhou) Bandai Namco has been sniffing around for talent to work on a "Smash Bros. 6" for a 2015 release. As posted o... read
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The Walking Dead

Online stores list The Walking Dead for Xbox One


May be shambling its way to the new generation
Apr 02
Telltale's widely acclaimed series based on The Walking Dead may soon arrive on Xbox One. NeoGAF poster MauroNL spotted listings for the Game of the Year edition of the first season and the second season on the webs... read
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Metro

Deep Silver confirms leaked Metro Redux as genuine


For current-gen consoles
Mar 31
4A Games will bring its post-apocalyptic Metro shooter franchise to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (and PC, again) with Metro Redux, according to a pair of leaked images. Publisher Deep Silver has gone on record to say these are ... read
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The Last of Us

The Last of Us reportedly shambling onto PS4


This is it, the apocalypse
Mar 27
While the idea of a possible sequel has done an admirable job of quelling the flames of desire for more, Sony has yet to announce an actual, honest-to-goodness follow up to Naughty Dog's 2013 blockbuster The Last of... read
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Far Cry 4

Ridable elephants in the Himalayas rumored for Far Cry 4


Yes to all of this
Mar 21
As much as I truly am down for more Far Cry, I don't have it in me to play through another tropical island setting. There's been talk before that the still-unannounced Far Cry 4 will travel to the Himalayas -- a much more com... read
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Titanfall

Electronic Arts reportedly locked in for Titanfall 2


And PlayStation gamers will be invited this time
Mar 19
I know, I know -- talk of a Titanfall sequel already. Go ahead: give us your best groan. Of course Electronic Arts would want to turn the property into a full-on franchise and it sounds like the game sold well enough for the ... read
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Virtual reality

Sony expected to reveal its virtual-reality headset next week


Presumably during the 'Driving the Future of Innovation' talk on Tuesday
Mar 12
Sources familiar with Sony's virtual-reality headset believe the company will showcase the device next week during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, reports Edge. A prototype is reportedly in the hands of some ... read
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Mortal Kombat

Kiefer Sutherland says he worked on new Mortal Kombat


There was bound to be another one eventually!
Feb 21
This is one of those stories that you come into with a confused look on your face and leave a moment later with that exact same puzzled expression. Speaking to IGN about voicing Snake in Metal Gear Solid V -- a role he's been... read
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eReader

Microsoft allegedly working on an eReader for Windows 8


To augment Xbox Music and Xbox Video
Feb 10
According to sources close to The Verge, Microsoft is working on a new eReader system (books, magazines, comics, news) that will be integrated with Windows 8. It's not known yet whether or not this tech will show up on t... read
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Disney Infinity

Marvel, Star Wars reportedly next for Disney Infinity


Significant layoffs at Disney Interactive also rumored
Feb 03
The Wall Street Journal reports there are indeed plans for characters from the Marvel and Star Wars properties to be brought into Disney Infinity. That's the good news here. Take a moment to make the most of it and refle... read
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Rumor

Rumor: Nintendo's new system is Nintendo Fusion


Supposed technical specs of new handheld and console
Jan 21
As skeptical as I am about the rumored name of Nintendo's next game hardware, "Nintendo Fusion," the idea that the company would have a console and handheld that work hand in hand coming off of the Wii U does sound like an ob... read
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Harmonix

Rumor: Harmonix has a canceled Xbox One Kinect game


Corgi fighter?
Jan 20
Kotaku (well, Superannuation) did some digging and found that there is an unannounced Harmonix Xbox One Kinect game that probably is laying in some desk drawer somewhere. Their lead level designer, Rob Stokes, ... read






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