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2:30 PM on 03.31.2014

Ubisoft will support last-gen consoles for years to come

We're finally starting to see games being developed with just the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (and PC) in mind such as Evolve, Assassin's Creed Unity, and more. But what about the millions upon millions of you that still own l...

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1:00 PM on 03.31.2014

Over 80 games on display at the Indie Megabooth at PAX East

Indie Megabooth is living up to its name as they'll have over 80 games on display during PAX East 2014 next weekend. Highlights include A Hat in Time, Crypt of the NecroDancer, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, Hy...

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9:00 PM on 03.27.2014

Project Cars one of the first games to support Project Morpheus

Slightly Mad Studios has announced that Project Cars will work with Project Morpheus. The sensation of "speed, distance, perception, changing focal points, and physically-accurate cockpit and helmet views" will all be simulat...

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7:00 PM on 03.27.2014

Square to show off Murdered, Nosgoth, and Hitman GO at PAX East

Square Enix will be at PAX East, and they're going to have some games you probably will think twice on lining up for. You'll be able to check out Hitman GO, Murdered: Soul Suspect, and Nosgoth. That's pretty much it. Yeah, I ...

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The co-founder of Devolver Digital has some words for Peter Molyneux photo
The co-founder of Devolver Digital has some words for Peter Molyneux
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Yesterday, Destructoid ran a story in which designer Peter Molyneux shared his belief that the indie craze will disappear. Specifically, he said that what we're seeing is just a cycle, and that "it won't last."

Many people disagreed with Molyneux's sentiments, including Devolver Digital co-founder Mike Wilson. In an open letter sent to Destructoid, Wilson wrote that indies are making games "because they love it. They aren't competing in secrecy but rather openly collaborating, lifting one another up and inspiring one another. Gamejams!!! And while many of them are doing incredibly well financially, that's not the point, or certainly not the main point. Which we think is what is quite different than the past, at least to our eye."

Read on for the full letter from Mike Wilson.

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2:15 PM on 03.27.2014

Assassin's Creed Comet has you playing as a Templar

Man, someone at Ubisoft sure loves spilling all the secrets. This time it's on Assassin's Creed Comet, an alleged Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 only entry into the series. It's apparently going to see you playing as a Templar wi...

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10:00 PM on 03.26.2014

Titanfall cheaters can only play with other cheaters now

Titanfall cheaters, your time is up. Respawn has been using the FairFight system to detect cheaters on the PC since the game's launch, and if you're caught you will be banned from the general population. You can still play th...

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9:00 PM on 03.26.2014

Evolution founder reveals new studio, Starship

This week we learned that Evolution Studios, Guerrilla Cambridge, and SCE London Studio were all hit with layoffs. Following the layoffs came the reveal of Starship studio, a new outfit by Martin Kenwright, founder of Ev...

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6:00 PM on 03.26.2014

This JoJo's Bizarre Adventure limited edition is worth over 2000

Bandai Namco has this super ultra limited JoJo's Bizzare Adventure: All-Star Battle up for auction right now. What makes it so special? It comes with a statue of Jojo incrusted with 6000 Swarovski crystals. Along with a ...

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10:00 AM on 03.26.2014

Multiplayer fun with Mario Golf: World Tour

Mario Golf: World Tour features four player multiplayer via online, or local play with just a single cartridge. As it should, but you know the best part of all this? Everyone is playing simultaneously. You don't have to wait...

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5:00 AM on 03.26.2014

Ubisoft bringing Watch Dogs, Child of Light, more to PAX East

Ubisoft is the first major player out of the gate to reveal their lineup of content for PAX East next month. On the AAA front, fans can't play it, but they can watch Watch Dogs be played in a never-before-seen demo. Plus ther...

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3:00 AM on 03.26.2014

Listen to 25 minutes of Goat Simulator music insanity

So when I watched the Goat Simulator trailer I was so focused on the actual gameplay that I glazed over the soundtrack. Thankfully I came across the extended version of the trailer song and I haven't been able to stop replaying it. Yes, I know. I'm not right in the head.

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1:00 AM on 03.26.2014

Wario gives Peach a beatdown in the latest Mario Warfare

It's been a long few months, but the latest episode of Mario Warfare has finally been unleashed! The fight to take back the Mushroom Kingdom continues, and this time Mario, Peach, and Donkey Kong have some more challenging foes to contend with. Once again the choreography is top notch, especially for something that's just a web series based on the Super Mario franchise.

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6:15 PM on 03.25.2014

Oculus Rift version of Minecraft canceled because of Facebook acquisition

Markus "Notch" Persson has canceled the Oculus Rift version of Minecraft due to the just announced acquisition deal of the VR company by Facebook. Why? Because as Notch stated, "Facebook creeps me out." Hey, it's his company....

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11:00 AM on 03.25.2014

Obsidian's Armored Warfare takes a spin at the tank genre

Obsidian is probably the last company you'd expect to make anything like Armored Warfare, a free-to-play MMO tank shooter. It's certainly different than anything the company has brought us in the past, that's for sure. I got ...

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9:00 AM on 03.25.2014

Skyforge has the potential to be the next big MMO

There's something about Skyforge that's kind of unbelievable. It's an MMO that's doing away with the multi-server issues by having millions playing together on one server, visuals are highly detailed putting in on-par with cu...

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12:30 PM on 03.24.2014

Play Kinect Sports Rivals and you may win $10,000

There's a big competition revolving around Kinect Sports Rivals, where the grand prize winner can win up to $10,000 in cash plus a trip to one of four destinations around the world: Bora Bora, China, Machu Picchu, or the Swi...

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Musclecat Showdown is a game where you strike beefy cat poses photo
Musclecat Showdown is a game where you strike beefy cat poses
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Along with Push Me Pull You, I got to finally see what Musclecat Showdown was all about. And. It. Was. Glorious.

You and another muscle bound cat have to strike your owners requested poses, and the person that's able to do them the best wins. The only controls are with the analog sticks on a controller, with each stick representing your cats glorious arms. That's it, that's the entire concept. Super simple, and super fun. Essentially think Pokemon, but instead of fighting, you're posing.

The main draw here is the lovely visual style, which was created by Adventure Time and Bee and PuppyCat artist Natasha Allegri. Here's some snippets of gameplay for you to get a better sense of what the game is all about.

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Push Me Pull You is sumo wrestling meets soccer meets WTF photo
Push Me Pull You is sumo wrestling meets soccer meets WTF
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Last night I got to play a round of Push Me Pull You during the Venus Patrol party here in San Francisco. It was, without a doubt, the weirdest and best time I've had with a videogame in a long time. 

So here's the basic premise. You and a partner each control one end of the "sports-monster," a conjoined humanoid Catdog like person. You're going up against two other players in control of the same thing, and to win you need to keep control of a ball on your side of the court the longest for multiple rounds. You're able to shrink or increase the length of your body as needed, and you'll be adjusting sizes a lot as you vie for control. 

It's such a ridiculous concept, and it's a little bit disturbing too. It's essentially a f*cked up version of the Tron light cycle battles, expect here you're naked man monsters getting entangled as each team tries to wrap up their entire being around a ball. Videogames are just the greatest. 

I wasn't able to capture any video, but there are these animated gifs that can give you some insight to the gameplay over on Push Me Pull You's website

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10:30 AM on 03.20.2014

Obsidian helping develop an MMORPG where you play as gods

My.com is a newly launched subsidiary of Mail.Ru Group that's working on a number of game projects, such the just announced MMO Armored Warfare, and MMO racer World of Speed. Another new project on their plate is Skyforge, a...

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11:00 PM on 03.19.2014

Project Spark now in open beta on Xbox One

Project Spark is now in open beta on the Xbox One. Just pull it up from the store, install the game, and you're good to go. For any of you that have played Project Spark, what do you think of it? These type of games experiences always offer up a ton of potential, and some of the creations I've seen already made by the fans have been pretty damn impressive.

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10:42 PM on 03.19.2014

Armored Warfare is a new modern military tank shooter from Obsidian

Armored Warfare is an upcoming modern military tank shooter for the PC that's being developed by Obsidian, the studio that brought us South Park: The Stick of Truth, Fallout: New Vegas, and much more. The debut trailer ...

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10:39 PM on 03.19.2014

GDC Awards led by The Last of Us, Papers, Please

The Game Developers Choice Awards, the premiere peer-based awards show in the gaming industry, took place today in San Francisco, and the big winner of the night was The Last of Us with Game of the Year.  Other bigg...

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10:00 PM on 03.19.2014

Bear Simulator is a game where you live the life of a bear

It's very hard for me to pay attention to all the Kickstarter pitches we get. There's dozens a day that fill up our inbox. You need to have an interesting hook for me to click the link, and developers Farjay Studios have succ...

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7:30 PM on 03.19.2014

Mojang still making buttloads of money from Minecraft

Buttload. It's totally a phrase.  Mojang, the makers of the runaway hit Minecraft, doubled their net income in 2013 according to The Wall Street Journal. They made $128 million last year, and revenue wise they saw 38% fr...

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11:00 PM on 03.18.2014

Ryu and Ken have a rap battle about their dicks

Ninja Sex Party and Egoraptor's latest music video single from their Starbomb album is all about Ryu and Ken from Street Fighter having a rap battle. It's mostly a battle about their dicks and stuff. The animation this time around was done by Spazkidin3D, and if you like Egoraptor's style of comedy than you'll really enjoy the stuff Spazkid does.

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9:00 PM on 03.18.2014

Ramlethal becoming a playable character in Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-

4Gamer got to check out Ramlethal Valentine, the next playable character to join Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-. She was actually the boss in the game, but she'll now be playable in the game's next arcade update. Ramlethal has a two ...

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8:00 PM on 03.18.2014

Watch Street Fighter IV's new fighter Decapre go against vanilla Sagat

Capcom revealed the fifth new fighter for Ultra Street Fighter IV this past week and boy were you all pretty damn pissed off. Decapre is one M. Bison's dolls, and it looks like she's more than just a Cammy clone. To prove th...

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7:00 PM on 03.18.2014

Blizzard will have four titles to show off at PAX East 2014

The Game Developers Conference is far from over this week and here I am already talking about stuff that's going to be happening at PAX East next month! Blizzard has shared their upcoming lineup that fans will be able to get ...

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5:30 PM on 03.18.2014

Xbox One will get friends notifications in April

Microsoft has given a little preview of what we can expect out of the next system update that will hit all Xbox One users in April. You'll be able to see your game save progress, and you'll be able to better tell what games o...

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3:15 PM on 03.18.2014

Atari says a new RollerCoaster Tycoon in the works for PC

RollerCoaster Tycoon was announced for iOS this past week. The response was as expected, and our own Jordan Devore in particular was pretty bummed out that it was coming just for mobile devices. Well turn that frown upside do...

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2:30 PM on 03.18.2014

Amazon's set-top box could offer PC game streaming service

The Amazon set-top box rumor train continues to chug along. The latest info leak from Tech Crunch is pretty substantial though, as they've learned that Amazon's device will be a dongle-like setup similar to Google's Chromecas...

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1:15 PM on 03.18.2014

SimCity can finally be played offline

Update 10 is available today for SimCity, meaning you can finally play the game offline. Without an Internet connection. By yourself. Like every single past Sim City game ever. EA has an FAQ on what you can expect, such as ho...

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11:30 AM on 03.18.2014

Watch Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes get beaten in 10 minutes

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes can be as long as you want it to be. But it can also be pretty short. How short? Well as Eurogamer demonstrated, you can beat the entire story in just 10 minutes.

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6:37 PM on 03.17.2014

Rogue Legacy became profitable within its first hour on sale

Rogue Legacy was one of my favorite games of 2013, so I had to attend the postmortem talk on its development at the Game Developers Conference this year. Their main point of focus was developing games on a budget. Brothers Te...

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3:00 PM on 03.15.2014

MGS: Ground Zeroes reversible cover art looks fantastic

The cover art for Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is so serious. What's the matter, Snake? It's like you're about to lose an arm or something. Oh ... right. On the other hand, the reversible cover art looks so hot. The artwor...

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2:00 PM on 03.15.2014

What if VHS-style tip guides still existed?

There was something about the VHS days that brought out the goofiest tips and promotional videos from game makers. Especially Nintendo. The most memorable one that comes to mind is their Star Fox SNES promo that had Sony and...

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11:00 AM on 03.15.2014

Team Rogket blasts off

A reddit user found a website where you can pay people a very small amount of money to read whatever scripts you want. So he paid a couple of guys to do the Team Rocket theme from the Pokemon cartoons. Japanator even did a feature about them, and you can check that out here. It's all very stupid, yet made me laugh like an idiot.

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10:00 AM on 03.15.2014

Transformers Universe closed beta has started

Jagex has begun their closed beta for Transformers Universe, their not MMO that's a MOBA but they're calling it a MOTA because REASONS. Those of you that signed up for the closed beta already should be getting your keys soon...

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9:00 AM on 03.15.2014

Bound by Flame arrives on May 9 for PC, PS3, PS4, & Xbox 360

Spiders Studios' new action role-playing game Bound by Flame will be out on May 9 for the PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Xbox 360. Many of you seemed interested in this game last we posted about it. But then I read the...

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