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Ranger Pack DLC announced for Metro 2033


May 12
// Brad Nicholson
Earlier this week, the Metro 2033 crew made it clear that an announcement about the post-apocalyptic shooter's first DLC would be made soon. They weren't kidding. This afternoon, THQ pushed back the curtain, revealing "The Ra...

Steam for Mac is now available

May 12 // Brad Nicholson
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As promised, Valve released the Steam client for Mac  this afternoon. The program is available for free, just like it's PC brother, and can be downloaded at the official Steam website. You can't miss the link unless you'...

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PSA: Super Street Fighter IV's second costume DLC is live


May 11
// Brad Nicholson
Feel the need to purchase a grass skirt for Dan or proper cowboy attire for Ken? Until this afternoon, that wasn't possible. Capcom-Unity has pointed out that the second set of downloadable costumes for Super Street Fighter I...
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Counter-Strike: Source to get a big update


May 11
// Brad Nicholson
Long live the king. Counter-Strike: Source is set to receive a major update in the near future that will add Steam achievements, a new "cinematic" death camera, new statistical screens, and a fresh "domination and revenge sys...
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Metro 2033 DLC details coming soon?


May 10
// Brad Nicholson
In late April 4A Games hinted oh-so-subtly that the next bit of DLC for Metro 2033 would "probably" not be what we expect from DLC for the post-apocalyptic sewer-shooter. We immediately shot publisher THQ and the 4A Games cre...
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Next Assassin's Creed viral website opens for business


May 10
// Brad Nicholson
It appears that Ubisoft has something for missing body parts and viral campaigns. At least, when it comes to some sort of Assassin's Creed follow-up. (Probably Brotherhood.)This afternoon several Destructoid users received a ...
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Nier 'World of Recycled Vessel' DLC hits on May 12


May 10
// Brad Nicholson
Love it or hate it, even more Nier is coming in the near future. Tomorrow, May 11th. Square Enix plans to release the game's first bit of DLC for the Xbox 360 and PS3 entitled "World of Recycled Vessel." The content adds 15 s...
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Threads of Fate heading to PSN


May 10
// Brad Nicholson
It appears that the next PSOne Classic release from Square Enix after Final Fantasy IX will be Threads of Fate, a dual-perspective action RPG released originally in the US in the year of Patrick Bateman (2000 AD). No official...
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Telltale teases new Sam & Max episode with art, details


May 10
// Brad Nicholson
Thanks to episodic gaming, we rarely have to wait for a sequel. Such is the case with Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse. The series is slated to pick up again "in just a few short weeks" with the release of the second epis...
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Things on Wheels, Rocket Knight hit XBLA this week


May 10
// Brad Nicholson
Without Major Nelson's gentle guidance we would still be in the dark, slaughtering each other like rabid animals in teeny-tiny cages. Also, we probably wouldn't know what was hitting every week over Xbox LIVE Arcade. The Nels...
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Natsume talks Harvest Moon, FarmVille, and learning


May 07
// Brad Nicholson
We've always thought about social game sensation FarmVille as a much simpler version of Harvest Moon. But it's a simpler version that has eclipsed the more complex series in following. Or, at least, creator Natsume doesn't br...
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Blur devs aren't ruling out a handheld release


May 07
// Brad Nicholson
Blur developers Bizarre Creations aren't ruling out a possible handheld release of their racing game. In a recent interview with VG247, lead designer Gareth Wilson kept the possibility of such a thing open. But he also made i...
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Epic Mickey hitting bookstands, too


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
It looks like Epic Mickey will appear on more than just the Wii. Don't get too excited here -- we're talking books. NeoGAF (via Kotaku) recently discovered two different Amazon listings for books that seemingly tie into the u...
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New level and fixes comes to Trine PC


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
The Trine patch announced by creator Frozenbyte is now live for the PC version of the physics-based puzzler. Upon updating, players will get the chance to check out a brand new mission and, overall, play around in a game tha...
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Infinity Ward is working on its 'next big project'


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
More than a few of us media folk have been wearing our Michael Pachter "Super Martian Prediction Hats" ($12.99) and saying that Infinity Ward will be gutted as a result of its recent losses of top-tier staff. In light of what...
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Infinity Ward to release second MW2 map pack this year


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
Despite what we see as internal trouble, Infinity Ward is set to release a second map pack for their shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in the later half of this year. During the recent Activision financial call, Activisi...
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Comic the Jumper: the second art style revealed


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
Continuing its stream of reveals, The Maw creator Twisted Pixel is now showing off the inspiration behind the second (of five) different comic book styles set to be in the game -- and boy does it get our Greatsword hands all ...
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Halo: Reach beta to open to Silver members on May 14th


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
No Gold sub, no problem. This is the mantra Microsoft will have for about three days as the publisher is set to open up the Halo: Reach beta to Xbox LIVE Silver members. Starting on May 14 and stretching until May 17, all own...
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Bejeweled 2 coming to WiiWare


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
Betting men who are allowed to still bet if Bejeweled 2 is coming to the Wii should go ahead and exploit the poor dude taking the bets. Earlier yesterday, GamerBytes.com spotted a German USK Ratings board summary that all but...
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Steam Digital Deluxe Edition of Civilization 5 announced


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
2K Games and Valve have inked an "agreement" to put out a special Steam deluxe edition of the no-troop-stacking Civilization title, Sid Meier's Civilization V. According to a fresh out of the oven press release, the Digital D...
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Champions Online devs to reveal new MMO this summer


May 06
// Brad Nicholson
Not losing steam after the Champions Online Xbox 360 cancellation, Cryptic Studios has plans to reveals its third MMO soon -- as in, this summer soon. "I can't speak to the specifics of what we're doing," Cryptic's Bill Roper...
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Two Capcom-published games hit the App Store


May 04
// Brad Nicholson
Publisher Capcom has two fresh games available on the App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch: Dark Void Zero and Hatchlings.In a recent press release, Capcom celebrated the fact that both titles are using Aurora Feint's OpenFeint tech, which in a nutshell, allows for leaderboards and an Xbox LIVE-like Achievement system.
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Telltale offers up spectacular Monkey Island bundle


May 04
// Brad Nicholson
For this week only, developer Telltale Games is offering the full season of its Tales of Monkey Island series and Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition for 20 bucks.Why both games -- the latter developed internally by Luca...
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The Force Unleashed II set for an October 26th release


May 04
// Brad Nicholson
The follow-up to The Force Unleashed, LucasArts' The Force Unleashed II, will be released on October 26th, 2010.In a recent official Facebook page update, the creator of the series delivered the release date directly to some ...
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Dragon Age: Origins mystery DLC dated and priced


May 04
// Brad Nicholson
A new piece of downloadable content for BioWare's fantasy action RPG Dragon Age: Origins, dubbed "Darkspawn Chronicles," is slated for release on May 18th at 400 Microsoft Points.This is according to Microsoft's latest Xbox L...
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Blaz Blue Continuum Shift: Yep, there's a stick for that


Apr 30
// Brad Nicholson
Mad Catz is continuing with its agenda to put out a stick for every fighting game under the sun. Earlier this month we got our hands on sexier, slimmer Super Street Fighter 4 sticks. In June, we'll be able to get down with so...
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Just Cause 2's Air Propulsion Gun is f'ing metal


Apr 30
// Brad Nicholson
Forget about Just Cause 2? This trailer might open your eyes to it again. Avalanche has been releasing DLC packs for the game that add in a variety of insane gadgets and vehicles, all of which are shown in context in the abo...
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'Bleed out' in L4D2 this weekend with Valve


Apr 30
// Brad Nicholson
On top of busting out the new "talking" Boomer plush toy, the Left 4 Dead 2 blog team also announced this week's Mutation: Bleed Out. According to the post, this mode essentially turns the survivors into milk jug with tiny ho...
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Puzzle Quest 2 training app hits Facebook


Apr 29
// Brad Nicholson
A game that will likely never deny a platform, Puzzle Quest 2, is making its quasi-debut on Facebook as a social game. The app, which is in open beta, is called Mage Trainer. And just like it sounds, the intent of the game is...
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Here's your Japanese SSFIV costume DLC schedule


Apr 29
// Brad Nicholson
Capcom apparently lifted the DLC release date curtain for Japanese owners of Super Street Fighter 4 interested in costume packs. Eventhubs has obtained a fairly complete release date schedule for this version of the fighter, ...

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