Alien: Isolation was one of my biggest surprises of last year. As huge fan of the film series, I always wanted to play a title that emulated the original movie's tone and style. Though the action of the James Cameron-he... read
One of the great joys of attending GDC is going to panels conducted by developers talking about your favorite games. Not only will you learn new and exciting details about the development, but you might even see somethi... read
Recently, there have been rumors going around that Sega would be leaving the console market and only releasing games for mobile devices. Takashi Iizuka, the Sonic Team lead, put that rumor to rest in an interview with 4g... read
Based on recent reports, Sega is now focusing on digital titles. So it's not much of a surprise that Green Man Gaming has launched a huge Sega sale with discounts on recent titles such as Valkyria Chronicles and Alien: Isolat... read
Originally billed as another crossover of the Sonic and Mega Man universes in the vein of their Worlds Collide storyline, Archie Comics' upcoming Worlds Unite crossover is shaping up to be so much more. Not only will Sonic an... read
Sega and NHN are terminating service for their card-based social game Valkyria Chronicles Duel.
The lights began going out today, as the companies have already discontinued sales of the browser and mobile game's virtual curre... read
The titled epitome of '90s raditude done in by hubris, Sonic X-Treme, was meant to be the first full 3D Sonic -- a Mario 64 colleague -- and the first of SEGA's star series for its Saturn system. Like so many subsequent 3D S... read
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This year, Sega and Capcom will join forces yet again in a Mega Man meets Sonic Archie comic crossover. This time is billed as 'Worlds Unite,' which wi... read
On the rare occasion I use my Xbox 360, I'm amazed the thing still works. It's laughably slow to boot up, full of games as it is, and having gone through several broken systems last generation, there's a lingering fear that t... read
Oh hello Destructoid! Its your old beard buddy Jed here, and I guess I'm officially part of the Dtoid team now. Are you proud yet dad!? This time on Beard View we're taking a look at Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2, the Vocalo... read
"It looks good if the microtransactions don't ruin it." Why do I get my hopes up for Sonic games? Am I part of the dreaded "Sonic Cycle?" Sometimes. Every so often DIMPS or Sonic Team will crank out a good game like Gen... read
It's been almost two decades since I first played Vectorman, BlueSky Software's treasured run-and-gun game for the Sega Genesis, and I still can't get over how absurd its second level is.
That's what I had intended to write... read
Just like Alien: Isolation's last piece of content, the newest add-on again asks you to decide what's more important: a shot at leaderboard fame or safety? The two are mutually exclusive, and there's a pissed off Xenomorph t... read
Sonic Runners debuted its first trailer, and it sure looks like a runner, guys! The game is set to arrive in spring 2015 in Japan, but it will likely get a localization because mobile games make tons of money.
How ... read feature
While covering the action-adventure platformer Flying Hamster II last year, I said that fans of the Wonder Boy / Monster World series would want to take a look, and that's even more true today.
The Kickstarter may have failed... read
Sega of America, like all companies, has its eyes set on becoming as efficient as possible. Today, the publisher revealed plans to take drastic steps toward that goal by streamlining through downsizing and relocation.
In a no... read
Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is coming west this summer, Sega just announced.
The crossover project celebrates the 20th anniversary of Dengeki Bunko, pitting characters from Sword Art Online, Spice & Wolf,&nb... read
Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric was a messy game, and it's taken far too long to patch it. After weeks of waiting though European fans have finally gotten a fix of sorts (it's not out yet in the US), but the problem is Sega hasn't ... read
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is coming to Nintendo 3DS in late May, Sega announced today.
The cutesy rhythm game styles Hatsune Miku and friends after the Good Smile Company's trendy Nendoroid figures, which explains why th... read
Yes, Total War: Warhammer is a thing that's happening. No, Sega hasn't officially announced it.
The word comes from a book entitled The Art of Total War, which is set to hit shelves next week. Unfortunately for those who may ... read
Creative Assembly's Alien: Isolation is a constant struggle for survival, and maybe more precisely, a neverending search for those few fleeting moments when you feel safe, even if you know danger's probably mere seconds... read
Check back to see who failed It's an annual tradition: Making resolutions to kick off the New Year. There's a whole new arbitrary set of twelve months in which to better ourselves. Or, you know, make the same mistakes we made in the last dozen. It's finally time to quit smoking or start going to the gym. Whatever.
Here's a bunch of words about what videogame companies should do to shape up in 2015. read feature
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Bayonetta 2 won Destructoid's overall best game of the year award, its community choice award, and multiple personal game of the year awards. While I'm sure Platinum appreciates the praise, chances are that th... read
We at Destructoid have been clamoring for a new Seaman title for years now. From denied iPhone spin-offs to teased holiday appearances, Nintendo trademarks, newspaper reports, and appearances on the Dtoid Show, Seaman is neve... read
After the poor showings of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Shattered Crystal, where does the Sonic franchise go from here? In your pocket, apparently. The next installment has been revealed, and it's Sonic Runners,&nb... read
I hadn't heard of Force Dynamics' crazy-looking 401cr motion platform before today but I'm already convinced: it is the coolest way to play Sega's arcade classic OutRun.*
"This is the original arcade OutRun from 1986, ported... read
[Update: As expected, Sega's official comment to Destructoid is "Creative Assembly is focused on their post-launch content for Alien: Isolation, and have no comment on plans for a sequel.]
Without doubt, Alien: Isolation... read
Anyone that's tried tackling Alien: Isolation on the toughest difficulty knows that it's a painstakingly hard endeavor. There's little room for error, as the alien is quite adept at adapting to your strategies. As if it ... read
Somebody pinch me! Yakuza 5 is coming to PlayStation 3 in North America next year, Sony announced today at the PlayStation Experience. This is definitely better late than never!
It sounds like Sony had a big hand in mak... read
Lotta deals this week, so I'm only just now getting to the Humble Sega Bundle. Depending on how many of these games you already own, you should get to it, too.
For $1 or more, you can be the proud owner of Sega Bass Fishing, ... read
We haven't heard much about Total War: Attila since Creative Assembly announced the strategy game back in September but it's coming along. To catch you up to speed: the year is 395 AD, family trees are back, and you can burn ... read
I'll Miku-Miku You♪ (For Reals) Hatsune Miku is an international sensation. Despite the fact that she's a simple digital creation, she's managed to rack up a massive amount of record sales and sold-out concerts, including a tour with Lady Gaga and even an a... read feature