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Velocity 2X looking to melt your eyeballs on September 2


Awesome looking space shooter/adventure game for PS4 and Vita
Aug 05
Velocity X2 is one I've been keeping my eye on for awhile now. It's part space shooter, and part Metroidvania-like platformer that's in one sweet package. This is coming out for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita on... read
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Diablo III sold 20 million copies worldwide


The original and Reaper of Souls across all platforms
Aug 05
Diablo III has been performing rather well for Activision Blizzard. Since it released in 2010, Diablo III has sold over 20 million copies worldwide on all platforms. That's combined with Reaper of Souls too. Activision a... read
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Looks like Apple is going to reveal a new iPhone next month


July saw record-setting App Store revenue
Aug 05
Apple is set to host its next iPhone unveiling on September 9. It's expected that the iPhone 6 will feature larger displays (4.7" and 5.5") and run the new A8 processors. And if this video is true, than the screens will be v... read
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Let's check out all the wonderful cosplay from SDCC 2014


San Diego Comic-Con!
Jul 30
San Diego Comic-Con is the biggest convention for all things geek in the world. A ton of cosplay happens at this show -- even celebrities cosplay! Mostly to hide from the public though.  But hey, here's a couple of mont... read
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer teased, collector's edition detailed


The $120 version includes a season pass
Jul 29
A brand new trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has dropped today, detailing how the conflict leads the way for the Atlas PMC to come into power. It's your typical Call of Duty trailer, with tons of cool looking set p... read
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Zanzibar gets reimagined for Halo: The Master Chief Collection


Blur does great stuff
Jul 25
Halo's presence at San Diego Comic-Con continued today with some new details on Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The team at 343 and Certain Affinity showed off for the first time the re-mastered Zanzibar map from Halo 2. ... read
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PlayStation Store has 2-for-1 sale going on this week


On 11 pre-selected bundles
Jul 15
The PlayStation Store has got a 2-for-1 sale going on this week on 11 curated two-game bundles. Here's the breakdown:  Brothers A Tale of Two Sons + How to Survive -- $14.99 Bionic Commando Rearmed + Rearmed 2 -- $9.99 ... read
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The secret origin story of Super Mario Bros. finally revealed


Or, the final episode of Mario Warfare
Jul 08
It's the long awaited final chapter of the Mario Warfare series. It's been a long wait, but the gang at BeatDownBoogie wrap the saga up in a rather splendid way. While this is the last episode of the series, this won't ... read
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Destiny's Limited Edition and Ghost Edition detailed


Get a talking Peter Dinklage
Jul 08
Destiny is getting multiple versions because that's just what gaming companies do nowadays. This latest video here details the differences between the Limited Edition and the Ghost Edition. The Ghost Edition is the big one, ... read
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Confirmed: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will have audio


*shrug*
Jul 08
A new behind-the-scenes video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has confirmed that the game will indeed have audio. Guns will have the pew pew noises, dudes will go "oh no you shot me how did you know bullets were my weakness!?. Oh, and there will be lots of explosions.  read
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Luigi and his death stare takes on the cosplayers of Anime Expo 2014


Green shells for everyone!
Jul 08
Cosplayer troller D Piddy hit up Anime Expo 2014 this past weekend, where he debuted his latest cosplay: Death Stare Luigi. Watch as Luigi rides around AX, throwing green shells at all the cosplayers.  read
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Project Spark officially launches this October


A game where you make games
Jul 08
Project Spark is the game where you can make your very own videogame. Any kind of videogame. Whatever game you want! It's been in beta for a long time now, but it's officially launching this October on the Xbox One and Window... read
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First hands-on preview
Yup, you read that headline correctly. Platinum Games, the maker of such fine titles as Mad World, Bayonetta, Metal Gear Rising, The Wonderful 101, and more, is creating a game based on The Legend of Korra series. It's being ... read feature

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Borderlands, Aliens: CM writer to open PAX Prime 2014


Concert lineup announced too
Jun 25
Gearbox's Mikey Neumann will be opening up PAX Prime 2014 with his Storytime Session. Mikey has worked at Gearbox for 13 years, and has created the stories for such games as Borderlands, and Alien: Colonial Marines. Mikey's o... read
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Batman: Arkham Origins Complete Edition outed by Amazon


Oh what a surprise, said no one
Jun 24
A listing for Batman: Arkham Origins: The Complete Edition has been outed by Amazon Germany. You are all shocked, just shocked, that Warner Bros. is planning to re-release the last Batman game with all the downloadable conten... read
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Titanfall update adding new game modes, Titan Burn Cards


Plus bug fixes and other updates
Jun 24
The next Titanfall update will include a a Featured Game Mode that will see new game modes added for a limited time only. The first of which is called Marked For Death, where a player on each team is marked for death. Players... read
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Halo: Master Chief Collection will be at Rooster Teeth Expo


Destiny and Sunset Overdrive will be at the show too
Jun 24
[Update: An earlier version of this story stated that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be at RTX in playable form. It will be at the show, just not playable to the public.] Rooster Teeth's annual convention takes place ... read
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29 pieces of goddamn DLC included


Saints Row IV National Treasure Edition collects all the DLC in one package
Jun 24
Well just like Saints Row: The Third, Deep Silver is re-releasing Saints Row IV and including all 29 downloadable content packs. Really? 29 goddamn pieces of DLC? Ugh. Gross, but now's as good as time as ever to buy Saints Ro... read
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8-bit Destructoid

Get retro with the Destructoid shirt and hoodie!


Just like a NES box cover!
Jun 20
It's about time we did something like this! The Destructoid Videogame News System captures the retro Nintendo Entertainment System box covers with an 8-bit Destructoid. The new design was created by the talented Drew Wise, an... read
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And our game of the show winner is ...
E3 was all about the games this year. With the console launches out of the way, game developers have been able to focus on making great games, and we saw a ton of that at E3 2014 this year.  We shared with you our nominees for game of the show and about a dozen other categories. Now it's time to find out what games have won our Best of E3 2014 winners! read feature

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Colossalcon is a cosplay convention that takes place at a waterpark!


Animals, arcade, waterpark, oh my!
Jun 17
We've featured plenty of cosplay videos and pictures on Destructoid in the past, but this is the first time we're seeing a cosplay convention taking place at a freaking waterpark! Colossalcon takes place over in Ohio, and on... read
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A fun, simple little game in the Hitman universe
Square hasn’t been afraid to use the Hitman IP in fun and creative ways. Hitman GO was a critical success for doing something unique, and while Hitman Sniper isn’t on that same scale, it is still at least a ton of fun. read feature

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Mortal Kombat

I made someone's nuts explode in Mortal Kombat X


Videogames are awesome
Jun 13
I've always felt like the videogame industry doesn't feel right without a Mortal Kombat. So many games are always striving to be these serious affairs, and it takes something like Mortal Kombat to remind people that oh right,... read
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Dead Island

Dead Island 2 wants to be cool and kickass


Let's see if they can deliver
Jun 13
The debut of Dead Island led us to believe that it would tell a very dramatic and serious story about the horrors of the zombie apocalypse. That’s not quite the game we ended up with, so it’s refreshing to know th... read
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No hand holding, all about discovery and exploration
No Man's Sky. We've been abuzz about this game ever since the first trailer was revealed late last year, and today Destructoid got to see a live gameplay demo showing off the amazing scope that the developers at Hello Games a... read feature

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The best games for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, PC, and more!
E3 2014 is all about the games this year. The consoles launched last year, so now it's time for everyone to put up or shut up with their lineups that will make the new-gen worth it. We nominated a ton of game s for Destructoi... read feature

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Lara Croft

The new Lara Croft adventure is all sorts of fun with four players


But you can still play it by yourself if you want
Jun 11
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light was pretty fun for what it was: a new take on the beloved character where you're running and gunning with a friend through all sorts of dangers.  Now, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is bringing that same formula over to the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, with the major addition being four-player co-op. Quadruple the fun!  read
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We gave the competitive multiplayer a spin
Along with our open world walkthrough, Max Scoville and I went ahead and checked out the competitive multiplayer in Destiny. We gave both maps a spin, and we also checked out each playable class for the videos. The biggest t... read feature

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I rode an elephant in Far Cry 4 and went on a complete rampage


Semi-auto grenade launchers anyone?
Jun 10
You all saw the gameplay footage of Far Cry 4, right? Well I got to play through the demo myself, specifically focused on taking over the outpost (now referred to as fortresses). We saw how to take it over from the sky at the press conference, but I decided to take things differently by riding a big elephant into battle.  It was glorious.  read
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We need some real hands-on here
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 ... read feature

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Plus we go check out the social space known as The Tower
The folks at Bungie gave Destructoid full access to the Destiny Alpha just before E3. You may remember that I wasn't all that excited for the game the last time I saw it, but having full freedom to do whatever and being able... read feature

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Yes! PC version of Hotline Miami 2 will have a level editor!


Share levels with others online
Jun 09
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will have a level editor on the PC! Fans can create their own demented levels, decorate it however they want to. And yes, you'll be able to share these custom created levels with other players. ... read






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