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This Humble Flash Bundle has Putt-Putt and other Humongous titles

Night Dive Studios brought the likes of Putt-Putt, Freddi Fish, Pajama Sam, and Spy Fox to Steam earlier this year, and here they are again in this flash sale from Humble Bundle. If you want to go on a nostalgia trip and come...   more

This Humble Flash Bundle has Putt-Putt and other Humongous titles photo

The Sailor's Dream is the new iOS title from Simogo

Swedish developer Simogo has put out two of my favorite iOS titles -- Year Walk and last year's Device 6 -- so I'm really happy to hear that the studio will have a new game out this year. The title is The Sailor's Dream and ...   more

The Sailor's Dream is the new iOS title from Simogo photo

There are new details on Mass Effect 4, but all anyone cares about is the damn Mako

BioWare made an appearance at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend to divulge some of the first details about the upcoming Mass Effect title, but all we really know for sure at this point is that there's going to be a new Ma...   more

There are new details on Mass Effect 4, but all anyone cares about is the damn Mako photo

Just how tactical is Rainbow Six: Siege?

Rainbow Six: Siege has some single-player component, but the E3 reveal was multiplayer-focused, and that's probably going to be the best bit of it.  Unfortunately, the carefully manicured, staged banter of the...   more

Just how tactical is Rainbow Six: Siege? photo

Apparently only 40% of GameStop customers know they can trade in games

You know when you call GameStop and they open the call with "the place where you can buy and sell used games," then prompt you with trade-in offers before and after you buy something? Well according to GameStop itself, only 4...   more

Apparently only 40% of GameStop customers know they can trade in games photo

There's a Pacific Rim virtual-reality experience for Oculus Rift

Legendary Pictures and Reel FX brought a Pacific Rim virtual-reality experience to San Diego Comic-Con last weekend and gee, doesn't that seems like a worthwhile idea for a full game? Pacific Rim: Jaeger Pilot puts players i...   more

There's a Pacific Rim virtual-reality experience for Oculus Rift photo

This Optimus Prime PlayStation 1 figure is pretty awesome

Set to debut sometime in Japan in 2015, toymaker Takara Tomy is crafting a PlayStation-themed Optimus Prime figure. Now when I say "PlayStation-themed," Optimus Prime actually transforms into a freaking PlayStation. This foll...   more

This Optimus Prime PlayStation 1 figure is pretty awesome photo

Game Over: Stories of E.T. and industry failures uncovered in new trailer

You ever hear of game developers living like rock stars? That's what Atari was doing back in the '80s when it was on top of the world. Then E.T. happened, and well, it all went wrong very quickly. As part of Xbox's...   more

Game Over: Stories of E.T. and industry failures uncovered in new trailer photo

Capcom wants to lower development cycles to 1.5 years for major sequels

Nobody likes waiting for the follow-ups to their favorite games. However, if you're a Capcom fan, that wait will be more tolerable than most others, as the Japanese publisher aims for significantly quick turn-around between i...   more

Capcom wants to lower development cycles to 1.5 years for major sequels photo

Heads up: Payday will be free on Steam in October

It feels silly to tell you about a game that's going to be free months from now, but maybe, just this once, it'll prevent someone from buying said game right before the promotion begins. With that in mind, Payday: The Heist w...   more

Heads up: Payday will be free on Steam in October photo

Get a taste of the Bayonetta anime's english dub here

As an anime fan growing up, dubs were often hit or miss. Not a whole lot of companies took their dubwork seriously, and often times, I'd resort to subtitles to get my anime fix. But over the years, pretty much every major co...   more

Get a taste of the Bayonetta anime's english dub here photo

New map, AI bots headed to Awesomenauts

In detailing some of what's in store for Awesomenauts' upcoming patch 2.6, Ronimo Games announced that it's finally preparing another map: AI Station 205. That's not to be confused with the existing AI Station 404, which is s...   more

New map, AI bots headed to Awesomenauts photo

Mysterious Murasame Castle hitting the 3DS eShop next month

Do you remember that minigame in Nintendo Land that had you throwing shurikens at the screen from your GamePad? It was based off of The Mysterious Murasame Castle, which was developed by Nintendo and released for the Fam...   more

Mysterious Murasame Castle hitting the 3DS eShop next month photo

August Games with Gold: Dishonored, Crimson Dragon, more

Microsoft has come out with its August lineup of free games for Xbox Live Gold members and the highlight here is unquestionably Arkane Studios' stealth title Dishonored. You'll want to clear hard drive space for it in a coupl...   more

August Games with Gold: Dishonored, Crimson Dragon, more photo

Link's outfit looks pretty badass in Monster Hunter 4

We've already known that Monster Hunter 4 has a very neat looking set of Link armor and weapon sets, but we haven't seen a whole lot of footage on them -- until this week that is, when Capcom unleashed a new trailer int...   more

Link's outfit looks pretty badass in Monster Hunter 4 photo

Review: Battle Princess of Arcadias

A pastime needn't necessarily be transcendent to make for an experience enjoyable. So long as there's a hook, something to keep one captivated throughout the journey's duration, it's easy enough to look beyond some frayed edg...   more

Review: Battle Princess of Arcadias photo

Rhythm puzzler Beatbuddy is coming to the iPad

Although many have found flaws with developer Threaks' Beatbuddy, the art style is something that stuck in my mind for weeks to come after playing it. I'm willing to give it another shot later this year, as the game has just...   more

Rhythm puzzler Beatbuddy is coming to the iPad photo

NES Remix 1+2 will arrive in the form of a physical release later this year

In case you haven't played both NES Remix and NES Remix 2, you can pick up both later this year in the form of a physical copy. It's always been rumored since Nintendo mentioned it in passing as a definite Japanese relea...   more

NES Remix 1+2 will arrive in the form of a physical release later this year photo

Rockman Xover gets another cool looking boss that's wasted on this game

When people say "Mega Man is dead, I wish Capcom made more games from that franchise" it's not entirely true. Well it is, kind of, but there is also a Mega Man game out that's constantly updated -- Rockman Xover. It's a ...   more

Rockman Xover gets another cool looking boss that's wasted on this game photo

Fat Princess: Piece of Cake is out now on iOS in Canada

Fat Princess is back! In match-three form! Should you want to subject yourself to puzzle-madness, you can head over to the Canadian App Store and download the free-to-play game now. If you're looking for the Vita version, it ...   more

Fat Princess: Piece of Cake is out now on iOS in Canada photo

The Destiny beta is gone forever, tell us your stories

The Destiny beta was extinguished late last night, leaving us with six long weeks to carry a torch for the shooter until Bungie rekindles the affair this September. "Your mission in the Destiny beta is complete," Bungie ...   more

The Destiny beta is gone forever, tell us your stories photo

Guardians of the Galaxy are making their way to Zen Pinball 2

In case you needed more Marvel themed pinball tables in your life, Zen Pinball 2 has you covered. A Guardians of the Galaxy table is coming to the game, and you can grab it on the PS3, PS4, and Vita. It'll hit the ...   more

Guardians of the Galaxy are making their way to Zen Pinball 2 photo

Monster Hunter 4 NA weapon contest winner is an insect glaive

I don't think anyone expected the North American weapon contest winner to top the UK's Monster Hunter 4 design (a freaking pig on a club, c'mon!), but it's a pretty cool looking item nonetheless. Yep, the North American...   more

Monster Hunter 4 NA weapon contest winner is an insect glaive photo

GameStop to roll out a credit card with a really high interest rate

GameStop has a reputation of upselling customers at the cash register. As annoying as incessantly turning down pre-orders and protection plans can be, though, it's child's play compared to what the brick-and-mortar videogame ...   more

GameStop to roll out a credit card with a really high interest rate photo

Microsoft inks another deal for Xbox One in China

Microsoft is collaborating with China Telecom to sell Xbox One this September, Reuters reports. The state-owned telecommunications company, among the largest in China with over 30 million broadband customers, will offer the s...   more

Microsoft inks another deal for Xbox One in China photo

Judge okays first settlement in 38 Studios lawsuit

A judge has approved the first settlement in Rhode Island's lawsuit over the ill-fated $75 million deal that brought Kingdoms of Amalur developer 38 Studios to the state in 2010. The ruling from Superior Court Judge Mich...   more

Judge okays first settlement in 38 Studios lawsuit  photo

Apple, Banner Saga studio frustrated by iOS game market

The Banner Saga is coming to iOS, but porting isn't the developer's major concern. That's pretty much already done. Stoic's main dilemma is how much the game should cost on the platform. "Apple is frustrated, along with every...   more

Apple, Banner Saga studio frustrated by iOS game market photo

Namco: Tekken X Street Fighter isn't canceled, so please relax

Tekken X Street Fighter is still a thing that's happening, according to statements issued by Bandai Namco producer Katsuhiro Harada at this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con. The crossover fighting game is "still in developm...   more

Namco: Tekken X Street Fighter isn't canceled, so please relax photo

Streamtoid: Streaming is fun

Happy Sunday! Welcome to the re-launch of Streamtoid, the badass, community-driven, streaming channel! Now's your chance as the community to share your gaming experiences with the world.  I'm excited to see Streamtoid make its glorious return, and I'm sure that you're excited to get to the streaming. I cannot wait to watch all of you blossom into the beautiful streamers I know you are.   more

Streamtoid: Streaming is fun photo

How would you feel if your online opponent was secretly a bot?

Yesterday I was playing Wii Sports Club Boxing online while contemplating stuff to talk about on this week's Sup Holmes. I thought I'd have a while to think, but I was wrong. I only had to wait like 3 seconds before I w...   more

How would you feel if your online opponent was secretly a bot? photo

They grow up so fast: Game Informer interviews Aaron Linde about writing Battleborn

It doesn't feel like it has been that long since former Destructoid reviews editor Aaron Linde moved on to work in the game industry, but it has been almost six years now. In that time, he has contributed to a number of deve...   more

They grow up so fast: Game Informer interviews Aaron Linde about writing Battleborn photo

The Swapper is coming to the Wii U later this year

I don't want to spoil much about the game (watch the comments!), but The Swapper is a game that absolutely deserves more of a spotlight. It was previously available on the PC before it was announced for the PS3, PS4 and ...   more

The Swapper is coming to the Wii U later this year photo

Darunia will hammer all-comers

Most of the official trailers for Hyrule Warriors are short compilations showing off big and boisterous attacks. What they haven't shown is much of the game's overall flow and pacing. That's caused some to worry that Nintend...   more

Darunia will hammer all-comers photo

Kmart listing points to $39.99 pricepoint for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is a fleshed out full release of the minigame from Super Mario 3D World, and it's looking like it's going to be one enjoyable ride based on what I've played so far. But Nintendo has been hu...   more

Kmart listing points to $39.99 pricepoint for Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker photo

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

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...   more

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

There's a Shadowrun: Dragonfall extended director's cut incoming

After a few weeks of disappointment and controversy regarding certain Kickstarter projects, it's maybe worth reminding ourselves of some of the successful ones. Shadowrun Returns was a really well received game from last yea...   more

There's a Shadowrun: Dragonfall extended director's cut incoming photo

Telltale is making a season 3 for The Walking Dead

While we wait for the last episode in season two of The Walking Dead adventure game, Telltale president Kevin Bruner and Walking Dead writer Robert Kirkman have gone ahead and confirmed at Comic-Con (and on Twitter) that there will be a third season.   I wonder if that gives clues on how the last episode might play out.    more

Telltale is making a season 3 for The Walking Dead photo

What if Ganondorf and Link were... closer?

It was fun to see how the internet reacted to speculation that Link in the next Zelda for Wii U might be a woman. The response was very similar to how I imagined the world might respond to a Blasian Link. When it was revealed...   more

What if Ganondorf and Link were... closer? photo

There are Hawaiian Shirts in Sunset Overdrive!

As we recently learned, Sunset Overdrive lets players protect their genitals with the head of a green kangaroo, which is a very silly idea. But is that silly enough, in this post-Saints Row world? The answer is "who cares?" because there are also Hawaiian Shirts and Hawaiian Shirts are my jam.   more

There are Hawaiian Shirts in Sunset Overdrive! photo

The best stuff on Destructoid this week [7/26]

Let's get away for the weekend, just you and me. I know this little place on the coast. Nice restaurant, view of the water from the cliff side. We could probably sleep in the car in the parking lot and hang out on the beach a...   more

The best stuff on Destructoid this week [7/26] photo

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is a shameless Zelda-like

Adventure Time is so inherently well suited to videogames that it almost works against it. Every fan of the series already knows what they want in an Adventure Time game. Sadly, none of the game adaptations of the serie...   more

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is a shameless Zelda-like photo

Cordycep snap: Last of Us PS4 photo mode detailed

I already wrote about how much I loved the idea behind inFamous: Second Son's photo mode and I'm glad to see the trend continuing, even if it's an obvious marketing thing. Taking cool pictures is fun. Plus, in that article I made a great Ansel Adams Family joke. This video explains how to go about snapping shots in The Last of Us' PS4 remaster.    more

Cordycep snap: Last of Us PS4 photo mode detailed photo

EVO's best moments are often found off-screen

As someone who watches EVO but hasn't yet and will likely never attend the fighting game tournament in person, I adore Richard Li's videos -- they truly bring out the human element of the competition. It occasionally comes t...   more

EVO's best moments are often found off-screen photo

What's Up? Our panel at PAX Prime 2014, Far Cry 4, Destiny Beta, Vietnam & a ferret

Max and I thought it would be a good idea to keep everyone posted on our goings-on. This was spurned by many, many people wondering why we've been filming in Max's actual kitchen. We answer this question, and some y'all have...   more

What's Up? Our panel at PAX Prime 2014, Far Cry 4, Destiny Beta, Vietnam & a ferret photo

Is BioWare's new nightmare called 'Shadow Realms' or 'You've Been Chosen?'

BioWare sent out a mysterious teaser trailer for its new horror IP. The trailer implies surreal psychological terrors, but the identity of this game is even more of a mystery. EA's trademark activity points to the name "Shadow Realms," but the channel hosting the video and the website for the game are called "You've Been Chosen."   more

Is BioWare's new nightmare called 'Shadow Realms' or 'You've Been Chosen?' photo

Tekken 7 extended trailer is twice as overdramatic

I can't believe Liam Neeson has already made seven of these. There was a trailer for this recently, but this Comic-Con trailer is twice and long, therefore twice as good. You can say, "It's not about the length of the trailer, it's how you use it" all you like, but it's a half truth.  Also, please never say Heihachi again.   more

Tekken 7 extended trailer is twice as overdramatic photo

Contest: Win a code for Vertical Drop Heroes HD!

To celebrate its release on Steam, our friends at Nerdook have given us five codes for the amazing Vertical Drop Heroes HD to hand out to the Dtoid community! If it wasn't apparent by the trailer above, Vertical Drop Heroes ...   more

Contest: Win a code for Vertical Drop Heroes HD! photo

Give The Crew 40 minutes, and you'll be on the other side of the country

By videogame standards, The Crew features a fantastically massive open-world to drive around. As you can see in this video that was captured from the PC beta, getting from Miami to Los Angeles takes about forty minutes,...   more

Give The Crew 40 minutes, and you'll be on the other side of the country photo

You can wear a kangaroo codpiece in Sunset Overdrive

For San Diego Comic-Con, Insomniac Games is talking up character customization in Sunset Overdrive and the clothing options range from "traditional" to "out there" -- way, way out there. Interestingly, these vanity items don...   more

You can wear a kangaroo codpiece in Sunset Overdrive photo

Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Now here's a game that really does feel right at home at Comic-Con. TT Games has a new trailer for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham prepared for the San Diego convention and, better yet, images featuring LEGO Bat-Cow, Batman of ...   more

Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham photo


Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham photo
Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham photo
Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham photo
Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham photo
Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham photo
Bat-Cow is an udder delight in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham photo