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7:45 PM on 11.07.2012

The DTOID Show: Wii U, Halo 4, Uncharted & Curiosity

Tara's back on today's Destructoid Show! Aaaaaand considering the fact that yesterday was the Presidential election as well as the release of Halo 4, news is a bit on the slow side.  Speaking of Halo 4, that whole XBL se...

Max Scoville

3:00 PM on 11.05.2012

Jimquisition: In the Hall of the Mountain Dew

This week's Jimquisition is fueled by Mounting Dudes. Halo 4 is out this week, and if you've been paying any attention to its marketing, you'll know that you won't be able to enjoy it without the crisp, refres...

Jim Sterling

8:30 PM on 10.26.2012

Uncharted 3 multiplayer now featuring Pumpkin Head Drake

Uncharted 3 is certainly a blast to play online, but there has always been that something missing. I am of course talking about having a pumpkin placed upon the head of Drake. Oh, the nights I have spent awake dream...

Harry Monogenis

6:00 PM on 08.24.2012

The Uncharted movie loses another director

The "upcoming" Uncharted movie, titled Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, hasn't had the greatest pre-production experience in the world.David O. Russell (I Heart Huckabees, Three Kings) was originally set to direct with his bu...

Chris Carter

8:50 PM on 06.07.2012

Wal-Mart is offering a free game with Vita systems

We're taking a little break from our E3 coverage now that the show has ended to give you a quick heads-up: Wal-Mart is offering one free PlayStation Vita game with purchases of either the standard Wi-Fi Vita system or the mor...

Jordan Devore



E3: PS All-Stars Battle Royale hands-on: Drake, Big Daddy photo
E3: PS All-Stars Battle Royale hands-on: Drake, Big Daddy
by Allistair Pinsof

With every new character unveil, I become more excited for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Now that the Internet has had a couple of weeks to fight over whether it's a soulless Super Smash Bros. clone (it isn't), Sony has made it easier to cheer for their whimsical four-player fighter with the addition of two new characters. Now the game has a character from what is arguably the PlayStation 3's flagship series and the first third-party character to be added to All-Stars' roster.

I didn't expect Big Daddy and Nathan Drake would fit well among the cast of mostly bright, cartoon-like characters, but I am wrong. So are you if you were thinking the same. They are easily my favorite characters in the game so far and they fit perfectly. Chibi Big Daddy for the win.

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4:00 PM on 05.21.2012

More characters confirmed for Playstation All-Stars

Eric Ladin, voice actor for inFamous 2 protagonist Cole MacGrath, may have just confirmed more characters on the roster for Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale. A mere few weeks ago he revealed he was back in the studio as Co...

Holly Green

10:00 PM on 04.30.2012

Uncharted lead designer leaving Naughty Dog

Richard Lemarchand has announced his departure from Naughty Dog. The Uncharted co-lead designer, who worked on the series for 8 years, has accepted a teaching position at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of...

Holly Green

3:30 PM on 03.12.2012

Mega64: Sully, what's happening!?

Has it really been that long since Mega64 made an honest-to-God videogame skit? There was that Sonic one, right? It feels like it has been much longer than that. Stop selling yourselves out to your corporate masters and go b...

Tony Ponce





2:00 AM on 03.09.2012

New Uncharted 3 DLC dated and priced

Today via the Playstation Blog, Sony has announced the Co-Op Shade Survival Mode, coming to Uncharted 3 on March 13.  In this new mode, players will battle the Djinn, demonic specters able to teleport and catch fire, in...

Holly Green

10:30 AM on 02.21.2012

Welp: Naughty Dog has no plans for Vita games

Yesterday we pointed you to a GameTrailers TV interview with PlayStation marketing SVP Guy Longworth, and the biggest thing to come out of his mouth was confirmation of a Call of Duty title for Vita. He also said that Sony's ...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 02.13.2012

Uncharted: Golden Abyss gets a social item trading update

A new feature has been added to the US release of Uncharted: Golden Abyss for the PlayStation Vita called The Black Market. This is a Near application aimed at the item collectors out there as it lets you send out some of the...

Dale North



Review: Uncharted: Golden Abyss photo
Review: Uncharted: Golden Abyss
by Dale North

You may have had enough of hanging from glowing ledges, jumping from crumbling floors and narrow escapes from massive explosions, but I can't get enough of the adventures of "Dude Raider" Nathan Drake. I loved all of the PS3 games, with Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception being my pick for the best game of 2011. 

That said, I had some reservations about the series going portable. How would the series' trademark cinematic style hold up on the small screen? I was also concerned that the title would not be coming directly from Naughty Dog, but from SCE's Bend Studio. Would this be a gimmicky, touch screen one-off?

All of my worries disappeared within 10 minutes of playing Uncharted: Golden Abyss on the new PlayStation Vita, both released in Japan on December 17. There's a huge review below to give you all the details, but here's what you need to know in short: Uncharted: Golden Abyss is the Vita's first "must buy." This game sets a new high mark for portable gaming. Also, if this is a launch title, the future looks very bright for Sony's new portable.

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4:00 AM on 02.09.2012

Uncharted fan film has Stormtrooper Academy graduates

Maybe it's because this is a fan film based on a game series based on action-adventure films, because for some reason, the bad guys' piss-poor, Hollywood-level marksmanship feels more pronounced than usual. Here we have Unch...

Tony Ponce

8:45 PM on 02.08.2012

PlayStation Vita games available on PSN right now

If you're the kind of person who needs to have everything as prepared as possible for the impending arrival of a PlayStation Vita in your life, Sony has gone ahead and made five of the handheld's launch titles available on PS...

Conrad Zimmerman



Destructoid's most wanted PS Vita games of 2012 photo
Destructoid's most wanted PS Vita games of 2012
by Jim Sterling

It's a new year, and a new handheld is looming on the horizon, as Sony prepares its PlayStation Vita for a Western launch. Already out in Japan, the Vita is slow to gain traction with fans, but that doesn't mean it's not an exciting new prospect with an astounding launch lineup. 

So, what's looking hot on Sony's latest attempt to shatter the portable market? A surprising amount of stuff! Why not check out what we're hot for, and let us know what's making you drool with anticipation?

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