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11:00 AM on 07.09.2012

More Dragon's Dogma DLC is on the way

Most of you were probably holding onto your Dragon's Dogma disc for the recently released Resident Evil 6 demo, but you may want to hold onto it a bit longer. In light of an interview with 4Gamer, it looks like more than a fe...

Chris Carter

7:45 PM on 06.25.2012

The DTOID Show: Scrolls, Journey, and Dead or Alive 5!

While Max is off catching fresh salmon with his bare hands overseas, Anthony Carboni was kind enough (and contractually obligated) to filled in for him on today's Destructoid Show! We talked all about Far Cry 3's unsurprisin...

Tara Long

8:00 AM on 06.25.2012

Dragon's Dogma ships 1 million, is now a big franchise

Dragon's Dogma has shipped over a million copies worldwide, prompting Capcom to put its faith behind the IP and declare it the beginning of a major franchise. Now we can look forward to Dragons Dogma: Operation Gran Soren and...

Jim Sterling

11:45 AM on 06.01.2012

They're masterworks all, you can't go wrong

They're masterworks all, you can't go wrong. They're masterworks all, you can't go wrong. They're masterworks all, you can't go wrong. They're masterworks all, you can't go wrong. They're masterworks all, ...

Jim Sterling

5:45 PM on 05.29.2012

Live show: Dragon's Dogma relaxation on Mash Tactics

King Foom is back from his weekend vacation, and ready to slay some dragons. It's a return to Capcom's third-person RPG, Dragon's Dogma on Mash Tactics today. This game has become an obsession for Foom, so it should be glorio...

Bill Zoeker

5:30 PM on 05.22.2012

Live show: We're giving away copies of Dragons Dogma!

Unsheathe thy swords, or just sit down in front of your computers, because it's a Dragon's Dogma giveaway on Mash Tactics today. King Foom will be playing the game, which he is already thoroughly addicted to, while anyone and...

Bill Zoeker

10:00 AM on 05.22.2012

The DTOID Show: New Wii U, Left 4 Payday & Dragon's Dogma

[Update: It's not Monday, but here's Monday's show, which didn't get uploaded until late last night. Sorry!]Hey guys! It's Monday, which means Garfield is gonna binge-eat a bunch of Lasagnas and I'm grouchy.  Today's bi...

Max Scoville

6:45 PM on 05.21.2012

We're giving away four copies of Dragon's Dogma tomorrow!

Have you been getting sick of all the recent giveaways on Mash Tactics? No, I didn't think so. We're outdoing ourselves again tomorrow as we're giving away four copies of Capcom's new RPG, Dragon's Dogma. Two copies being giv...

Bill Zoeker



Review: Dragon's Dogma photo
Review: Dragon's Dogma
by Jim Sterling

Of all the games announced by Capcom in 2011, Dragon's Dogma caught my eye the most. It boasted visuals reminiscent of Demon's Souls, a winding world of huge beasts in the same vein as Monster Hunter, and huge battles against mythical creatures that bear more than a hint of Team ICO's work. Very promising. 

Although few paid attention to it at first, the game has drawn more eyes as more content was revealed, and with good reason. Dragon's Dogma is an exhilarating, if sometimes problematic, adventure. There's a lot to love in this beast-slaying romp, although sometimes you have to look very hard to find it. 

Also, you bully Griffons. Straight up bully them. Thank the maker there's no cryptozoological version of PETA.

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10:00 PM on 05.16.2012

More fire in the belly with another Dragon's Dogma video

So I'm sure most of you by now will have heard of Capcom's upcoming Western/Eastern-Skyrim-Monster Hunter-Dark Souls-inspired-medieval-monster-slaying-epic that is Dragon's Dogma, which is exactly one week from now. If by an...

Raz Rauf

10:00 AM on 05.15.2012

Capcom rethinking DLC policy following fan feedback

According to Capcom's Christian Svensson, the publisher is reevaluating its downloadable content policy thanks to the vocal outrage of fans who don't like paying for content already present in the disc. However...

Jim Sterling

10:15 PM on 05.09.2012

The DTOID Show: Dead Space 3, Torchlight 2, & Bioshock

Hello my pretties. Here we are again with another episode of The Destructoid Show.  Today, Wolfenstein 3D celebrates it's 20th anniversary with a free browser game and a free iPhone version. Bioshock Infinite is unf...

Max Scoville

2:00 PM on 05.09.2012

It'll take all of us to kill this boss in Dragon's Dogma

There's a creature somewhere in Dragon's Dogma that will take the combined effort of active players and their loudmouth Pawns before it goes down. And it's a particularly nasty looking dragon. Of course it is! The collective...

Jordan Devore

5:30 PM on 04.24.2012

Live show: Prototype 2 on Mash Tactics

It's Tuesday, and King Foom is ready to dig into some new games on Mash Tactics. First up is the demo for the upcoming monster-slaying adventure, Dragon's Dogma. After that is the new super-powered crusade, Prototype 2. I've ...

Bill Zoeker



Demo Jimpressions: Dragon's Dogma photo
Demo Jimpressions: Dragon's Dogma
by Jim Sterling

I've had a good feeling about Dragon's Dogma ever since it was announced, and the recently released demo gives me no cause to revoke that feeling as of yet. While very chaotic, and sometimes a little hard to follow the sheer mass of on-screen information, Dogma's sense of scale and pompous grandeur is entertainingly exhilarating. 

Armed with bows, blades, and a cadre of CPU-controlled pawns that can hold enemies in place, back you up with spells, or just join in the attack, players are armed to the teeth with an arsenal that decimates huge mythical creatures. By far the best part is downing a winged creature with arrows, grabbing hold of it while it's grounded, and slashing it in the head as it takes to the air. This game lets you grab onto a Griffon's head and stab it in the sky ... and that's pretty awesome. 

The demo gives you two short quests, each with two big monsters -- a griffon and a chimera -- to tackle. You can also fiddle with the character generation for your main character and your lead pawn. It's pretty robust, making use of pre-sets but providing enough options for you to get the character you're looking for. 

So far, it's looking pretty good for Dragon's Dogma. It seems to be one of those rare games where the overused word "epic" might actually mean something. I also love the idea of the pawn system, and how you can summon all sorts of different allies, who can grow stronger. Feels a bit like Pokemon. A blood-soaked, medieval Pokemon. I like that. 

The demo's on Xbox Live right now and should be on PSN this afternoon, if it's not already available. Be sure to read Dale North's full preview, too!

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10:30 AM on 04.24.2012

Xbox Live and PSN launch Dragon's Dogma demo

The Dragon's Dogma demo is available on Xbox Live today for Gold members and the PSN for everyone -- it weighs in at about 1.5GB. If you have no idea what Capcom's latest fantasy adventure game is even about, this video will ...

Chris Carter