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1:00 PM on 11.28.2012

Gunstringer: Dead Man Running gets a trailer

I have a Windows Phone now, so it's my duty to post about Windows Phone games on Destructoid until I'm "over" it and go back to looking at stuff on Steam. Until that time, you can enjoy trailers such as the one above. It's f...

Jim Sterling

12:30 PM on 10.30.2012

Gameloft announces 12 titles for Windows Phone 8

Gameloft comes out swinging with 12 titles for Windows Phone 8. Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour is one of the headlining games of the bunch. The franchise has sold over 6.3 million copies so far. Here's the full lineup: Ice ...

Dale North

6:30 PM on 10.08.2012

Angry Birds Star Wars sounds like what you would expect

In retrospect, Rovio Entertainment collaborating with Lucasfilm seems spot on. Not so much thematically, but in terms of how both Star Wars and Angry Birds have made obscene amounts of money through merchandising. Now, t...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 09.17.2012

Angry Birds spin-off Bad Piggies launches next week

Whilst the Angry Birds franchise strives to become perhaps the most ubiquitous Scandinavian thing ever, displacing IKEA and ABBA, it seems like we often forget there's a series of videogames at the heart of it all. The n...

Alasdair Duncan

10:00 AM on 06.28.2012

Skulls of the Shogun will feature cross-platform play

Developer 17-Bit has announced that Skulls of the Shogun will feature cross-platform play across the Xbox 360, Windows 8 PCs, Windows 8 tablets like the Microsoft Surface, and Windows Phones versions of the game. So for examp...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

1:25 PM on 06.07.2012

E3: Motley Blocks, a puzzle game that I love to hate

There are a handful of mobile games that I will always go back to. Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride, Angry Birds Space -- basically puzzle games. It's not because I love them, but rather that I love to hate them. They're simple l...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

12:15 PM on 06.04.2012

E3: Microsoft unveil Xbox Music, no mention of Zune

Microsoft have unveiled their new music service, imaginatively titled Xbox Music. With a promise of 35 million tracks and a raft of features that will integrate your Xbox and Windows 8 PCs, cell phones, and tablets. With nary a mention of Microsoft's Zune service, it could be that brand is now dead. Will it be missed?

Alasdair Duncan

4:00 AM on 06.01.2012

New Skulls of the Shogun trailer explains the story

In case you haven't heard of Skulls of the Shogun, it's an awesome and fast-paced strategy game. This trailer should give you a clue to how the game feels. The plot revolves around a shogun who has died, and now he has ...

Joshua Derocher

4:30 PM on 05.24.2012

Because We May sale discounts many great indie games

It's live! Some of the folks who make those wonderful independent games you've heard name dropped repeatedly by gaming sites like this have banded together to put on a big, multi-game sale. They're calling the promotion Beca...

Jordan Devore

4:30 PM on 05.18.2012

Because We May indie game sale should be a memorable one

From May 24 to June 1, many noteworthy independent games will go on sale "to celebrate online stores that give us control over pricing." This initiative, dubbed Because We May, will include titles sold on PC, Mac, Linux, Stea...

Jordan Devore

7:00 PM on 04.08.2012

PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer

If you are at PAX East and you haven't had the chance to check out Skulls of the Shogun, then you are really missing out on one of the best games here. It's fast paced, easy to learn, and you can play the multiplayer in just...

Joshua Derocher

12:30 PM on 04.06.2012

Ms. Splosion Man headed to Steam, iOS, Windows Phone 7

Twisted Pixel has announced that Ms. Splosion Man is coming to additional platforms with a little help from developer friends Iron Galaxy, Fire Hose Games, and Panic Button. On PC (Games for Windows Live and Steam), you can ...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 03.06.2012

GDC: Dream.Build.Play 2012 registration opens

Developers hoping to compete in the Dream.Build.Play 2012 Challenge can register now through May 15, 2012. This year, Microsoft is accepting independent games for Windows Phone in addition to Xbox 360. Prizes up for grabs inc...

Jordan Devore

10:30 PM on 01.25.2012

'Must-Have Games' line-up for Window Phones detailed

Mimicking its approach to special release schedules on Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft has gathered up five impending Windows Phone games and prepared them for a weekly roll out next month. February 1: Need for Speed: Hot Pursui...

Jordan Devore

8:00 AM on 01.24.2012

Rumor: Microsoft Points to be phased out of Xbox Live

A new rumor suggests that Microsoft could abolish Microsoft Points in favor of something less stupid and more responsible -- real money! According to several sources speaking to Inside Mobile Apps, a number of mobile develope...

Jim Sterling

12:00 PM on 12.30.2011

The DTOID Show: Gaming Predictions of 2012!

If you're anything like me, then chances are you can't help but look forward to 2012 and salivate at all the delectable delicacies the videogame world has to offer us in the coming year. Not only is it a period for deep self...

Tara Long