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HoMM III hits PC, phones photo
HoMM III hits PC, phones

Heroes of Might and Magic III HD hits Steam, iOS, and Android today


Fighting static images has never been so nerve-wracking
Jan 29
The beloved classic Heroes of Might and Magic III HD: The Restoration of Erathia has come to Steam, Apple App Store, and the Google Play Store and it's just as much fun as I remembered it. The classic high-fantasy ... read
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LEGO frenzy

2015's LEGO game lineup: Avengers, Jurassic World, mobile ports


If it's anything like Marvel Super Heroes, I'm in
Jan 29
This latest round of LEGO games will do wonders for Brett's Gamerscore. Several titles are releasing in 2015, including LEGO Jurassic World, which hits in June and spans all four films, and LEGO Marvel's Avengers, which is ou... read
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Jump'N'Shoot Attack!

Jump'N'Shoot Attack! aims to be the next big anti-mobile game


Auto-run structure, NES in every other way
Jan 29
It wasn't that long ago that auto-run platformers were novel, even quaint. Bit.Trip RUNNER, Canabalt, Vib-Ribbon, and even Anthony Burch's Runner all managed to get out to the market before Endless Runner stigma became a par... read
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I'd tap that

Combo Queen brings jiggle physics to an SNES aesthetic


I'd tap that
Jan 29
It's not that animated breasts are all Combo Queen has going for it. They're just the first thing I noticed clicking around the trailer and ending up on a bouncy idle animation.  The pixel art here is rather lovely... read
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Fahrenheit

Indigo Prophecy gets an HD trailer, downed Amazon page


Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered
Jan 28
Hey, Indigo Prophecy is looking pretty good. I wish this remaster would've picked a name and stuck to it, though. Calling it Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy is just kind of messy and goes against na... read
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Potatoman

Potatoman Seeks the Troof plants its chunks on iOS


Tube(r) or not tube(r)
Jan 22
When doing research for this news story, I took to Google.com to discover more about how potatoes reproduce. I stumbled upon a definitive answer to my query at the aptly named website Answers.com, where I was told "To p... read
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Sid Meier's Starships

Sid Meier's Starships is a 'tactical space combat' continuation of Civilization: Beyond Earth


Releasing early this year for PC, Mac, and iPad
Jan 19
Civilization and XCOM studio Firaxis Games is sticking with space for its next game, Sid Meier's Starships. The studio and publisher 2K describe it as a "new turn-based, adventure-driven interstellar strategy game" (PC, Mac,... read
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A $400 value!
Destructoid has partnered with the fine folks behind the awesome World of Warriors to give away a 16GB iPad Mini 3 to one lucky reader! World of Warriors blends fighting and RPG gameplay in a pick-up-and-play, console-quality... read feature

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Monument Valley sales

Games aren't cheap: It cost $1.4 million to make Monument Valley and its DLC


And other refreshingly transparent stats
Jan 15
With so much crap out there, it's pleasant to see the mobile-games marketplace value quality. Ustwo Games has released a bunch of data for its delectable iOS and Android puzzler Monument Valley, including sales and revenue fi... read
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WWE Immortals

WWE Immortals looks like Mortal Kombat/Injustice meets wrestling


Great concept, less-than-great execution (because free-to-play mobile)
Jan 15
I'm not into wrestling but, conceptually, I'm feeling WWE Immortals. It's a fighting game from Mortal Kombat studio NetherRealm and Phosphor Games that imagines real-world wrestlers in a fantastical alternate universe. Thin... read
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Anna Giving Birth

A game about Frozen's Anna giving birth


Let it go
Jan 14
Another treasure from the mobile games space courtesy of former Destructoid editor Nick Chester. This one's called Anna Giving Birth and while I ponder what kind of audience this iPhone/iPad game exists to serve, I'll let the... read
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The final part of our interview series with Nude Maker
[Art by Mariel "Kinuko" Cartwright] We're closing out our Project Scissors: NightCry pre-release interview series with director Hifume Kono by bringing the focus back on the historic pairing between developer K... read feature

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Mean Girls: The Game

I feel personally victimized by the fact that there is a Mean Girls mobile game


So Much Drama™
Jan 14
I took a look at the official Princess Bride mobile game the other day and it was garbage. Granted, I don't like that movie, but I know plenty of people who do. It was a terrible, uninspired amalgam of boring minigames that h... read
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Puzzle & Dragons

Puzzle & Dragons downloads now exceed 41 million


GungHo's mobile sensation steams ahead
Jan 10
Puzzle & Dragons has now surpassed 41 million downloads worldwide, more than 6 million of which came out of North America, publisher GungHo Online announced this week. The overall figure has increased from 37 million in A... read
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The Princess Bride

Ever wanted a game based on The Princess Bride? As you wish


What? It's on iOS but not Android? Inconceivable!
Jan 09
The Princess Bride is one of my all-time favorite movies. I have probably seen it a couple dozen times over the years. I have never thought that it would be great if I could play touch-based minigames based on the film. Rega... read
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Crossy Road Android

Download Crossy Road from Google Play and wonder where the day went


It's like Frogger, except kids recognize it
Jan 08
Hipster Whale's endless mobile hit Crossy Road was previously only available from the Apple App Store and Amazon, but now Android users can play the game through Google Play, too. I like Crossy Road, but not as much as some p... read
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Monument Valley

Monument Valley apparently has a 95% piracy rate on Android, 60% on iOS


Wow
Jan 07
Although I haven't had the chance to finish it, Monument Valley is a rad indie mobile game. Sadly, developer Ustwo has shed some light on some recent sales data, and it doesn't look good. According to its numbers, only 5... read
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Wikipad

Wikipad will debut its iPad controller in March


It's...interesting
Jan 06
Remember the Wikipad? No? Well, you maybe you will remember this news story 10 minutes after you read it. No? Well, here goes anyway. The same company is crafting something called the Gamevice, and it fits around an iPad Air ... read
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Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes goes live with Souleye, the composer of VVVVVV


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Jan 04
[Update: Show's over everybody! Thanks so much for watching, and to Magnus for hanging out with us. That new game he's planning sounds completely bonkers. If you missed the live recording, definitely watch the rerun. You won... read
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NightCry

Clock Tower successor Project Scissors looks scary


Japanese horror is best horror
Jan 02
Nude Maker, a Japanese studio helmed by Clock Tower creator Hifumi Kono, has shared the debut trailer for its upcoming horror game, Project Scissors: NightCry. NightCry, revealed at Tokyo Game Show last September, is a spiri... read
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Farts

This game is about avoiding Frisbees and farts


Also, it has some sweet God Hand music
Dec 24
Stomach hurts and flew Frisbee puts a muscular man between a rock and hard place. Someone is lobbing Frisbees at his chiseled jaw. It matters not who. The muscle man needs to dodge them discs. Problem is, when he does, ... read
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Minecraft: Story Mode

Mojang and Telltale announce Minecraft: Story Mode


Wait, what?
Dec 18
Minecraft: Story Mode is a thing that's happening. Mojang has joined forces with Telltale Games, the team behind fine adventure games like The Walking Dead, to forge a narrative-driven episodic experience. Yes, they're w... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone is now available everywhere on Android


Finally
Dec 18
After a soft launch in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is now available worldwide. You'll need to sport a 6" (or larger) Android device to run it though, so don't try and squint on you... read
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Hearthstone

Hearthstone is out on Android in select territories


Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Dec 16
Hearthstone is now in its testing period for Android tablets in select territories. If you happen to live in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand (or have an account in any of those regions), you can download the game now on yo... read
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Papers, Please

Papers, Please was originally refused by Apple for pornographic content


Glory to Applestotzka!
Dec 11
Papers, Please, Lucas Pope's 2013 indie standout about an immigration officer just trying to provide for his family, makes its debut on iPad tomorrow. However, the version available on the App Store will be slightly diff... read
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ATATATATATA

Puzzle & Dragons Fist of the North Star crossover?


Yes, please!
Nov 26
Puzzle & Dragons, the drug-laced mobile mashup of Pokémon and Bejeweled, is joining forces with classic 80s anime Fist of the North Star, GungHo Online has announced. The publisher didn't pass along many other details, let alone any release date. Just know that you're already dead. ATATATATATA! read
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Two tales worth telling
[Disclosure: Anthony Burch, who consulted on the story for Tales from the Borderlands, was previously employed at Destructoid. As always, no relationships, personal or professional, were factored into the review.] When Tales ... read feature

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Ron Gilbert adventure

Maniac Mansion spiritual successor Thimbleweed Park meets Kickstarter goal


The hamster is safe!
Nov 24
It's happening: the creators of Maniac Mansion are making another 2D point-and-click adventure together. Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick launched a Kickstarter for Thimbleweed Park just last week and with more than $375,000 rais... read
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Infinite Frogger

Crossy Road is Frogger for a new generation


iPhone and iPad for now, with 'other platforms to follow'
Nov 24
I'm not one to get into mobile gaming but every few months something comes along and enough friends and peers tweet about it that I feel compelled to join them, if only for a day. Crossy Road, a sort of isometric, voxel-y, ... read
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Telltale Borderlands

Tales from the Borderlands behind the scenes video vaguely answers a question about Handsome Jack


Yes, Handsome Jack is dead
Nov 22
Back when Tales from the Borderlands was first announced at last year's VGX, one of the questions that came up was, "Wait, why is Handsome Jack in the trailer if this occurs after the events of Borderlands 2? Shouldn't he be... read
Game of Thrones photo
Game of Thrones

First look at Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series


Tyrion, Cersei, and Margaery make appearances
Nov 20
Every time Telltale's Game of Thrones comes up, the prevailing comments are always the same: "When will we see what it looks like?" The answer to that question is "now," and the answer to the followup question is, "eh, it lo... read
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Pull-a pull-a pull-a
Tengami has been out on iOS devices for quite some time but has now finally made its debut on Wii U. I think it's great that the Wii U has the perfect setup for iOS games to make a pretty seamless transition thanks to th... read feature







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