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Metal Gear Solid

MGSV: The Phantom Pain's online mode will debut at The Game Awards


New gameplay trailer for MGO will debut next week
Nov 26
Next week is looking to be a pretty exciting time for gaming. With The Game Awards showing off world premieres of upcoming titles, and the PlayStation Experience doing the same, it's definitely going to be a busy and eventful... read
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Make way for the villain
Being the bad guy has its perks. With an entire force of orcs, goblins, and other nasty creatures at your bidding, more gold you can count, and a near infinite supply of dark magic at your disposal -- it seems like you've got... read feature

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Killing Floor 2

Are you ready for a bit of the old ultra-violence?


How do I dismember thee? Let me count the ways
Oct 09
In this developer diary for Killing Floor 2, Tripwire Interactive creative director William Munk and fellow staff members take us on a viscera-spattered, guided tour through the game's Massive Evisceration and Trauma system;... read
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Mmmm, smashy

Share your 3DS friend code for a Smashing good time


Because who wants to play alone?
Oct 03
Holy smokes! Super Smash Bros. for the 3DS is finally here! If you're as excited as I am, then, well, you're probably pretty damn excited! Also, if you're anything like me, you'll be looking for other people to play Smash onl... read
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Free PS4 multiplayer

PS4 online multiplayer will be free this weekend


Play online without a PlayStation Plus subscription
Sep 22
Weekends sure are good at going by too quickly. It's only Monday morning and I'm already wishing it were the end of the week. Sony isn't helping, either -- its unlocking online multiplayer for PlayStation 4 owners who aren't ... read
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Borderlands on Steamworks

Borderlands on PC is playable online again, now through Steamworks


Because you were all dying to play this five-year-old game
Sep 15
I know, I might be the only remaining person who cares, but Borderlands (that is, the original 2009 title) is now playable online on PC again. I recently got a few of my friends into the series via Borderlands 2, and some of ... read
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Smash Bros. 3DS

Super Smash Bros. 3DS online play allegedly auto-banning Peach


Her turnip is possibly mistaken as an item
Sep 15
Is Peach your main in Smash Bros.? Well in Japan, she appears to be encountering an issue while playing online -- she's getting banned constantly. Multiple Japanese players are reporting that they are getting 24 hour bans for... read
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CEO of Atari talks lessons learned and getting the series back on track
Back at gamescom, Atari announced RollerCoaster Tycoon World, a new installment to the much-loved amusement park series. However, after a 10-year series hiatus from the PC and the debut of the polarizing RollerCoaster Tycoon ... read feature

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DDoS Attack

DDoS attack on Sony servers?


Blizzard, Riot Games, and Grinding Gear also victimized
Aug 24
[Update: Sony has issued an update on the outage: "Network update: our engineers are aware of the issues and are working to resolve them. We'll keep you posted - sorry for the inconvenience."] Earlier today, PlayStation users... read
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LittleBigPlanet 3

See some new screenshots for LittleBigPlanet 3


Sackboy and friends take things to a new level with enchanced user content
Aug 13
After the runaway success of the first two LittleBigPlanet titles on PS3, fans had been clamoring for a follow-up on Sony's new hardware. With the announcement of LittleBigPlanet 3 at E3 coming to both PS4 and PS3, the LBP co... read
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Are drones better than nothing?
Yesterday I was playing Wii Sports Club Boxing online while contemplating stuff to talk about on this week's Sup Holmes. I thought I'd have a while to think, but I was wrong. I only had to wait like 3 seconds before I w... read feature

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Pokémon

The official Pokémon Center online store is opening in August


Dolla dolla Bill, y'all
Jul 02
Jonesing for official Pokémon merchandise from the Pokémon Center but nowhere close to one? I feel your pain. That one trek to Manhattan wasn't enough for me. Luckily, The Pokémon Company plans to open up... read
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Suda51

Suda51's Lily Bergamo was cancelled, turned into Let it Die


Grasshopper's change in studio vision resulted in total redesign
Jun 11
During the Sony E3 press conference, we got the chance to check out Suda51's new free-to-play survival horror title Let it Die. As Grasshopper Manufacture's first F2P title, it seemed to be a bit of a departure for them. Howe... read
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Devil's Third

Devil's Third lives, and it's a Wii U exclusive


Valhalla Game Studios brings the action to Wii U
Jun 10
Just when I was losing hope of ever seeing Tomonobu Itagaki's lost action game again, the head of Valhalla Games Studios re-introduced us to their original IP. Devil's Third is not only alive and well, it's also a Wii U exclu... read
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GameSpy

Unreal Tournament 3 and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. saved from GameSpy shutdown


Wait, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. has multiplayer?
Jun 02
I've found it really encouraging that developers are willing to make their multiplayer games playable after the shutdown of GameSpy. There was quite a list of games that were going to be going offline but after some big names... read
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Pokémon

After 100 million Pokémon trades, we'll get a new Vivillon pattern


It's fancy
May 23
Nintendo says about 90 million Pokémon trades have been made via the GTS in Pokémon X and Y. Once we collectively hit 100 million trades, the new Fancy Pattern Vivillon will be attainable through a special distr... read
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Nintendo WFC

So long, Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection


Online service for DS and Wii games discontinued as of today
May 20
Nintendo is no longer supporting its Wi-Fi Connection service as of today, marking the end of online functionality for Wii, DS, and DSi games -- but, notably, not the end of the Wii Shop Channel, DSi Shop, and video services.... read
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Dark Souls

Namco 'seeking avenues' to continue supporting Dark Souls on PC


It's the usual Games for Windows Live for the time being
May 19
Bandai Namco has provided an update on the future of Dark Souls PC, which uses Games for Windows Live -- a service that's believed to be shutting down in July -- for its online play. First, the game "will remain fully functio... read
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Capcom migrating some titles over to a new online service


Just not the ones that weren't developed by Capcom
May 13
GameSpy Technology is shutting down on May 31. We've seen some companies respond to this, stating that they'll fix their old titles so they live on, or straight up just abandon them. Capcom has responded, and they'll be migra... read
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EA

These are the EA games going offline on June 30


*Shakes fist at GameSpy*
May 12
Electronic Arts said last month that it was working to find a solution to the GameSpy Technology shutdown on May 31, 2014 that will mean the end of online functionality, including multiplayer, for a number of titles that rely... read
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Team Fortress 2

Did You Know Gaming tackles Team Fortress 2


Dig deeper into Valve's class-based online shooter
May 05
I've fallen off the Team Fortress 2 wagon in a big way; I used to play for at least 2-3 hours every day but the constant stream of updates and deluge of new items dulled my interest. Watching this latest episode of Did You K... read
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Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive viral site opens up, plans special events for fans


Insomniac Games teases info about characters and upcoming events
May 05
The surprise reveal of Sunset Overdrive at Microsoft's E3 2013 press conference got many people excited, including much of the staff at Destructoid. As a brand-new open-world shooter set in a visually rich and colorful world,... read
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GTA Online

Earn double GTA$ and RP in GTA Online


Today and tomorrow
May 02
Rockstar is giving GTA Online players an incentive to log on today and tomorrow as they'll earn twice as much GTA$ and RP as normal. With the potential to own a second property and more content updates planned, that might jus... read
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Rockstar

Here's what the GameSpy shutdown means for Rockstar's games


A few are losing online functionality
Apr 30
Rockstar is preparing for the GameSpy Technology service closure on May 31 and while Grand Theft Auto V will remain completely unaffected, many of the company's other titles will lose stat-tracking features like leaderboards ... read
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Guerrilla job ad points to new IP with online focus


Mentions micro-transactions
Apr 30
Guerrilla Games is hiring, and they say they're looking for online designers for a game they've been working on for a couple of years now. This is for an unannounced IP that will feature "innovative online gameplay." They're ... read
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Home

Hug, kiss, and chest bump total strangers in PlayStation Home


'Now kiss!'
Apr 23
I forget that PlayStation Home is still a functional piece of software that receives regular content updates, not some lost relic to marvel (and poke fun) at. It's hard to say who in their right mind is messing around with H... read
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Destiny

Destiny has a fancy new website with game footage


Still plenty of unanswered questions
Apr 23
Bungie has launched a spiffy new website for its online, open-world sci-fi shooter Destiny. There's some footage of the Titan, Hunter, and Warlock classes, compiled in the video above by GamesHQMedia for your convenience. Do... read
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Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online Season 9 goes live, gives peace a chance


Well...sort of
Apr 23
Did you like Star Trek: Voyager? I know I did. And from the looks of things, Cryptic Studios does, too, as the newest big update of Star Trek Online titled "Season 9: A New Accord", involves quite a bit of content straight f... read
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2K Games

2K moving Borderlands, Civilization games to Steamworks


And discontinuing online support for some titles post-GameSpy shutdown
Apr 22
2K has announced plans to migrate some of its online-enabled games away from GameSpy Technology since the service is shutting down on May 31, 2014. Loads of titles will be impacted -- not just 2K's library -- so consider this... read
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Resistance

This is your last weekend to play the Resistance trilogy online


Trophy completionists, be warned
Apr 04
I vaguely recall Sony announcing that it would pull its servers for the Resistance trilogy on PlayStation 3 this year and it's happening soon. Real soon. Consider this your last chance to play those games online (including co... read
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GameSpy Technology shutting down, will affect a ton of games


See what games are losing multiplayer
Apr 04
GameSpy Technology has announced that effective May 31, they will cease providing hosting services for all games that still use their technology. The service has existed ever since the Quake days, and has provided things like... read
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I haven't been this jazzed with a Mario Kart title in a long time
As an institution within the videogame racing genre, Mario Kart has always been an example of what arcade style racing is all about. Focusing on simple, pick up and play gameplay, while still offering high level skill based ... read feature







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