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Order The Order's two collector's editions

I think we missed these during E3, but Amazon has The Order: 1886 up for sale (listed to come out February 20) with its two distinct  "Collector's" ($80) and "Premium" ($150) editions. So you true, true fans are going to need to double up and knock your mother's ashes off the mantle to make room for two statues.    more

Order The Order's two collector's editions photo

Rise of the Tomb Raider might be on last-gen consoles too

Lara Croft may have moved onto new and exciting hardware, but that might not mean that she's seen the last of the faithful standbys from yesteryear. It appears as if Rise of the Tomb Raider, the franchise's next installment s...   more

Rise of the Tomb Raider might be on last-gen consoles too photo

Watch the debut footage of Nintendo's big new 3DS game Code Name: STEAM

The Code Name: STEAM reveal was an interesting experience. Destructoid's Dale North was on hand at Nintendo’s developer roundtable in Los Angeles Wednesday night, and none of us were sure what he'd see at the...   more

Watch the debut footage of Nintendo's big new 3DS game Code Name: STEAM photo

Hands on with Splatoon, a very Nintendo competitive multiplayer shooter

Two days ago, if you had told me that Nintendo was working on a competitive multiplayer third-person shooter, I would have thought you were crazy. Imagining Nintendo venturing into the territory of blood-spattered 360 no-scop...   more

Hands on with Splatoon, a very Nintendo competitive multiplayer shooter photo

I want to love The Division, but I just don't trust it yet

This marks the second E3 we've seen Tom Clancy's The Division, an ambitious online open-world RPG that sees a players dealing with a disaster after society has fallen. This is also the second year in a row that we could not ...   more

I want to love The Division, but I just don't trust it yet photo

Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game

A new 4v4 multiplayer game was announced by Nintendo, and will be a third-person shooter. Well, kind of. Ink is the key gameplay element in Splatoon that is used in many ways. It's shot on the ground so you and your tea...   more

Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game photo


Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game photo
Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game photo
Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game photo
Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game photo
Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game photo
Nintendo announces Splatoon, a 4v4 action game photo



Sony announces Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, coming 2015

Whew. Sony's E3 press conference was a long one, but the PlayStation manufacturer capped it off with a huge announcement: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. Over video of Nathan Drake lying facedown in mud, we can hear Drake and Su...   more

Sony announces Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, coming 2015 photo

Lara Croft needs some psychiatric help in Rise of the Tomb Raider

Lara Croft had a rough time on her last archaeological expedition. It's no wonder that she would suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, or experience some other negative psychological effects. During Microsoft's E3 pres...   more

Lara Croft needs some psychiatric help in Rise of the Tomb Raider photo

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 2014 trailer is grim

It seems Konami couldn't wait till the morning. The E3 trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has appeared online, and it's one hell of a tease for whats to come. In the last few months, series creator Hideo Kojima ...   more

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain E3 2014 trailer is grim photo

The Order: 1886 has been pushed back to 'early 2015'

At a recent preview event for The Order: 1886, Sony revealed that Ready at Dawn is now targeting an early 2015 release date for its game. Previously, it had been aiming for a quarter 4 release in 2014. Contributing factors to...   more

The Order: 1886 has been pushed back to 'early 2015' photo

The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us

Sony seems reluctant to let us see too much of The Order: 1886 at once. In February, Dale had a chance to check it out in a hands-off demo, and his biggest takeaway was that it looked absolutely stunning. After finally h...   more

The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us photo


The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us photo
The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us photo
The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us photo
The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us photo
The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us photo
The Order: 1886 looks great from what little Sony will show us photo



New Transformers game looks just like all the other Transformers games

Another year another Transformers game. Is Rise of the Dark Spark going to be good? Well like the last games it'll probably just be average, which is just enough for anything that's a licensed series as it'll sell pretty goo...   more

New Transformers game looks just like all the other Transformers games photo

Sunset Overdrive will have online co-op

Sunset Overdrive is coming later this year on the Xbox One, and we've been getting a ton of details in the past week. Insomniac Games has spilled the beans on multiplayer, noting that although the campaign will not be playabl...   more

Sunset Overdrive will have online co-op photo

Dumb Idiot Ideas: Shooting a Plastic Owl with a Potato Gun

I messed up real bad this week, so Max swooped in with a quick idea to save the day... and to keep at bay the ever-looming threat of the plastic owl menace.   more

Dumb Idiot Ideas: Shooting a Plastic Owl with a Potato Gun photo

Yep, The Evil Within is going to be one super creepy game alright

Oh The Evil Within, how I can't wait for you to scare the every living daylights out of me. Shinji Mikami's past games were my first tastes of the survival horror genre, and I'm quite looking forward to see what he does with...   more

Yep, The Evil Within is going to be one super creepy game alright photo

Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun

Hey you, what if I were to tell you about a free-to-play shooter that has you fighting against zombies. Not impressed? Well, I don't blame you. Zombies are kinda all over the place now. Fine, what about a free-to-play shooter...   more

Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun photo


Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun photo
Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun photo
Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun photo
Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun photo
Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun photo
Zombies Monsters Robots is ridiculous, cheesy, and so much fun photo



Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare's DLC is off to a great start

I really enjoyed Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, which was a pleasant surprise amidst a sea of "me too" shooters. I enjoyed it so much in fact that I still play it, and I find myself spending more time with it l...   more

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare's DLC is off to a great start photo

Ubisoft 'forced' Watch Dogs E3 reveal, minimum PC specs defined

"They forced us to go at E3 2012," Watch Dogs Creative Director Jonathan Morin said in an interview with Edge. "Yves [Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft] was the one who wanted us to go at that E3, even though we felt it was a bit ear...   more

Ubisoft 'forced' Watch Dogs E3 reveal, minimum PC specs defined photo

Nosgoth goes into closed beta today

Nosgoth is that free-to-play third-person shooter set in the Legacy of Kain universe. It's also that game that makes us wish there would be a new legit Legacy of Kain game every single time we have to talk about it. Anyway, y...   more

Nosgoth goes into closed beta today photo

Review: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Plants vs. Zombies has been on one wild ride since PopCap was acquired by Electronic Arts. What started off as a grassroots (hah) series with humble beginnings on the PC has become an exclusive-heavy franchise -- with Pl...   more

Review: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare photo

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut heading to Xbox One, PS4

Strike Suit Zero is heading to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this March for $19.99 (£14.99). The Director's Cut will feature a restructured campaign to get you into the Strike Suit earlier, a graphical overhaul, and w...   more

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut heading to Xbox One, PS4 photo

Review: Earth Defense Force 2025

In 2009, American and European Xbox 360 players got their first taste of the popular Earth Defense Force PS2 series from Japan with the game's third entry, 2017, by developer Sandlot. The cult classic budget title featured fr...   more

Review: Earth Defense Force 2025 photo

The Order: 1886: Gritty, cinematic eye candy

Sony and Ready at Dawn have been tight-lipped about upcoming PS4 game The Order: 1886 up until now, and even with what they showed us last week, it seems that they're still just barely scratching the surface. But it's not lik...   more

The Order: 1886: Gritty, cinematic eye candy photo

The anatomy of Evolve - interview

Our own gentle giant, Max Scoville, had a chat recently with Denby Grace of 2K Games about their upcoming title, Evolve. In case you missed it, Evolve is being developed by Turtle Rock Studios, the minds behind the Left 4 De...   more

The anatomy of Evolve - interview photo

PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 won't have multiplayer

The PS4 is all set to host the exclusive The Order: 1886, and it's actually sounding pretty cool so far, despite the fact that we don't have any major info on it. Slowly but surely it's starting to creep out though, and ...   more

PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 won't have multiplayer photo

Nosgoth is not a very good Legacy of Kain game

The vampire Kain has been running around causing havoc since 1996, when he debuted in his first game on the original PlayStation. He was joined by his partner in crime and former lieutenant Raziel in 1999, and the rest w...   more

Nosgoth is not a very good Legacy of Kain game photo

Here's 30 more seconds of PvZ: Garden Warfare

PopCap's released a new video for its upcoming third-person shooter take on the much loved tower-defense franchise, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. It's short, and really only exists to let everyone know that they can no...   more

Here's 30 more seconds of PvZ: Garden Warfare photo

Ghost Recon Online making its way onto Steam

Ubisoft's announced that Ghost Recon Online, its online, free-to-play version of the Ghost Recon franchise, which I may or may not have completely forgotten about until just now, will be making its way onto Steam's Early...   more

Ghost Recon Online making its way onto Steam photo

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare pushed back one week

Electronic Arts has moved back the scheduled release of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, the third-person base shooter take on the beloved franchise. Previously scheduled for February 18, the game will now release one wee...   more

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare pushed back one week photo

Your first look at the SOCOM spiritual successor, H-Hour

H-Hour: World's Elite is the spiritual successor to the SOCOM franchise. After the studio went up, the team reformed into Special Operations Forces Studios and created a Kickstarter for a new third-person military shooter. The team met their funding goal last year and now we're seeing the first footage of H-Hour. The gameplay video here is all in pre-alpha, and it's looking pretty promising. .   more

Your first look at the SOCOM spiritual successor, H-Hour  photo

Warframe's first PS4 update is quite large

Digital Extremes has rolled out the first update for Warframe on the PS4, addressing a multitude of issues ranging from missing sounds to players falling through elevators. On top of that, the update adds a whole bunch o...   more

Warframe's first PS4 update is quite large photo

Gears of War and Shoot Many Robots on Games with Gold

Microsoft's "Games with Gold" initiative has been picking up steam lately, with two games being offered free of charge to Xbox Live Gold members every month since its inception. I usually don't get to benefit from it due to a...   more

Gears of War and Shoot Many Robots on Games with Gold photo

Impressions: Last of Us: Abandoned Territories Map Pack

Survival is a theme that permeates every facet of The Last of Us. This is especially true of the oft overlooked multiplayer component, which eschews the heartfelt tale of the campaign to pit two warring factions against one a...   more

Impressions: Last of Us: Abandoned Territories Map Pack photo

Ugh! Resident Evil 5 Capcom's best-selling game ever

Boooooo! Resident Evil 5 has overtaken Street Fighter II as Capcom's best-selling game of all time, CVG reports, having sold 6.5 million copies. Resident Evil 5, you'll remember, is a really dumb game that aped Resident Evil ...   more

Ugh! Resident Evil 5 Capcom's best-selling game ever photo

Earth Defense Force 2025 touches down in February 2014

Strike Force Lighting, EDF Operations here. The ravagers are preparing for another attack run in Earth Defense Force 2025 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The bugs are planning a joint strike on both North America and Europe i...   more

Earth Defense Force 2025 touches down in February 2014 photo

Talking about F2P & Phantom Army with Zombie Studios head

Last night, we brought you the first look at Phantom Army, the upcoming (2014) free-to-play third-person shooter from Zombie Studios (Blacklight: Retribution, Daylight) and SmileGate, makers of the massively popular CrossFire...   more

Talking about F2P & Phantom Army with Zombie Studios head photo

Exclusive! Zombie Studios announces Phantom Army

Update: We have an interview! Like '80s comic books?  You're gonna dig this -- Destructoid just received an exclusive look at Zombie Studios' next game: Phantom Army, a free-to-play third-person cover-based shooter with ...   more

Exclusive! Zombie Studios announces Phantom Army photo

12 minutes of pure horror with The Evil Within

The Evil Within is going to be hopefully a return to the classic survival horror games we grew up with. That was my thoughts when I first saw the opening act to the game prior to E3 this year.  Now you can see what Isaw...   more

12 minutes of pure horror with The Evil Within photo

Juliet Starling gets lollipopping figurine

Either I totally missed it, or it's really about time someone made a Juliet Starling figurine. The chainsaw wielding hero from Lollipop Chainsaw will be getting a 1/8 scale figure, and is available for pre-order right now. Th...   more

Juliet Starling gets lollipopping figurine  photo

JJ Abrams hated the most recent Star Trek game

The videogame tie-in for Star Trek Into Darkness was pretty poorly received, and JJ Abrams, the movie's director, is bummed out about it. Well, not about the critical reception; he's in agreement there. He's disappointe...   more

JJ Abrams hated the most recent Star Trek game photo

Review: Lost Planet 3

Farming out the development of a respected IP can work wonderfully. Just take a look at Dead Rising 2, a solid attempt to follow-up an insanely popular zombie-fest with mostly positive results. Blue Castle Games did such a go...   more

Review: Lost Planet 3 photo

Watch 14 minutes worth of Watch Dogs gameplay

Ubisoft has released a 14-minute gameplay demo of Watch Dog's open world. This is exactly the same thing I got to see around E3 time, but now you can see it in action instead of reading my stupid words. So what exactly can y...   more

Watch 14 minutes worth of Watch Dogs gameplay photo

I'm starting to come around on Dead Rising 3

[Update: Footage has returned as part of a giant montage of Xbox games.] No, really. I'm starting to like Dead Rising 3 with more footage we see. I was kind of turned off with the game at E3, largely because of the framerate...   more

I'm starting to come around on Dead Rising 3 photo

Review: Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Splinter Cell: Conviction was, in my opinion, a superb new direction for the Splinter Cell series, but a fair few fans were unhappy with the changes Ubisoft made. It's hardly surprising then, that Splinter Cell: Blacklist pul...   more

Review: Splinter Cell: Blacklist photo

Dead Rising 3 gets stupid, potty-mouthed CG trailer

Dead Rising 3's CG trailer is not necessarily stupid in a negative sense. Just in a stupid sense. The beginning was great, though. It says, "Hey, remember Dead Island? LOL ME TOO." Then the lead starts swearing and I was rem...   more

Dead Rising 3 gets stupid, potty-mouthed CG trailer photo

A refresher on all of Splinter Cell: Blacklist's assets

This latest Splinter Cell: Blacklist trailer reads like the Cliff's Notes to all the previous Blacklist trailers, summarizing the game's various aspects. There's the silly, hyper-organized terrorist attacks on the United Sta...   more

A refresher on all of Splinter Cell: Blacklist's assets photo

There's a Canada-only DuckTales iOS third-person shooter

While fans of the Disney Afternoon have been anxiously awaiting the release of DuckTales Remastered, Disney had tossed a separate DuckTales-branded game onto iOS devices. It is called DuckTales: Scrooge's Loot, and it is a th...   more

There's a Canada-only DuckTales iOS third-person shooter photo

Dominic Monaghan is an agent for The Bureau

The live-action trailers for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified just keep on coming. This time instead of creepy clown shows, we've got Dominic Monaghan of LOST and The Lord of the Rings fame, as Agent Enis Cole, chasing an unsee...   more

Dominic Monaghan is an agent for The Bureau photo

This trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is spooky

Those suffering from coulrophobia look away now. In this new live-action trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, we get another hint of the paranoid flavour of the game's early 1960s setting. Young Kevin is watching his f...   more

This trailer for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is spooky photo

Celebrate Firefall's open beta with this cheesy trailer

Yeah, it's a cheesy video but it sure does make me miss when games had live-action cutscenes. Not that I want more games to have live-action stuff again. Oh far from it. I just love watching really bad stuff like this while cringing in my seat. Anyway, Firefall is now in open beta. It's a free-to-play shooter, go check it out.   more

Celebrate Firefall's open beta with this cheesy trailer photo