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Bastion PS4

Bastion on PS4 is still great, but not worth a double dip


A Mass Shun
Apr 06
If you pinned me to the ground, demanding a list of the Xbox 360’s best games, I can promise you Bastion would fall out of my terrified lips. I would also be very confused throughout the whole exchange, but as lo... read
Transistor

Transistor sells over 600K copies in nine months


Holla holla, get a dolla?
Jan 08
Supergiant Games' sophomore release, Transistor, has sold over 600,000 copies between PlayStation Network and Steam, according to Supergiant's Greg Kasavin. "We were very happy to see Transistor selling even faster relative t... read
Life finds a way
Someone once told me I talk like Jeff Goldblum. This is not true. I also don't look like Charlie Day, Peter Frampton, Bret McKenzie, Michael Sheen, or Dikembe Mutombo. But at least I appreciated the former (tip: don... read feature

Deals

Transistor gets a Steam sale and extended soundtrack


Listen for free via stream
Jul 31
Supergiant is hosting a weekend sale for Transistor on Steam. At 33 percent off, you can grab the action-RPG for $13.39 and its soundtrack for $6.69 until August 4. There's also a special something for those of us who already... read
Transistor

Check out a homemade version of the sword from Transistor


From Super Punch
May 26
After a long, long wait Transistor is finally here on the PC and PS4 platforms, and more than a few people have started to celebrate the launch. One such fan is oyasumuidesu, who is seen showing off the blade wielde... read
Darren Korb talks Transistor's eclectic, memorable soundtrack
As much as Jen Zee's mood paintings and art catalyzed what would become Transistor early on, so too did Darren Korb's music. The soundtrack is an important part of Transistor and while I'd like to be able to yell at you to go... read feature

Under a red sky Part III: Talking with Transistor's artist Jen Zee
Parts I and II of this series have touched on various elements of Transistor's design, but not one of its most striking facets, the artistry that immediately arrested many of us when Transistor was announced. We also sat down... read feature

Listen to the incredible Transistor soundtrack right here


Or just go buy it!
May 20
Transistor is out today for the PC and PlayStation 4! The game is pretty great, and I've been enjoying my time with it so far. I'm especially loving the music, from the soundtrack itself to the fact that there's a dedicated ... read
Supergiant talks letting players take the wheel, strategy design, and some of their favorite games
Make sure to read Part I in this series. It deals with development crunch time, getting a game ready to launch, and the genesis of Transistor post Bastion. Now we're continuing the abrupt, jerky carnival ride through time and... read feature

More of the same but that's not a bad thing
Does the "second album" syndrome exist in videogames? If you're not familiar with that phrase, it's the idea that a band's second album is much harder to make than the first. Should a band break away from the style it forged ... read feature

Supergiant talks 'crunch,' Bastion success, and starting its second project
Turning down a one-way alley towards SuperGiant's downtown San Francisco office space, I noticed the fenced parking lots on either corner decorated with two sorts of barbed wire. Three classical, no nonsense parallel strands ... read feature

Transistor

Transistor's launch trailer is pleasant


Launching on Steam and PS4 this Tuesday
May 16
Just yesterday I was commenting on how little of Transistor developer Supergiant Games has shown in these final days before release -- and how refreshing that is. But if you'd rather not go in completely blind (fans of Basti... read
Transistor

Transistor doesn't stop once you beat the story


Recursion mode
May 15
Supergiant Games has purposefully shown little of Transistor. Enough that its release next Tuesday on PC and PlayStation 4 is anticipated, sure, but playing through the game now, it's refreshing how much of the experience is ... read
Transistor

Supergiant's Transistor hits PS4 and PC next month


I have a good feeling about this one
Apr 10
The next title from Bastion maker Supergiant Games, Transistor, is one many of us at Destructoid have had nothing but good things to say about and it's releasing relatively soon. The studio announced a May 20, 2014 launch acr... read
Transistor is the best

Transistor coming 2014, team explains the jump to PS4


Bastion not coming to Android
Feb 18
If you need an example of how the Xbox One's initial lack of self-publishing hurt it, look no further than Transistor. In general, look no further than Transistor. Why would you want to look at anything else? It's so damn pre... read
Transistor

Transistor to use DualShock 4's lesser known features


Supergiant Games' next title will use the light bar
Oct 03
I've yet to get my hands on either of the controllers for the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One but I was lucky enough to get my hands-on time with Transistor at PAX East this year. In a blog post, Supergiant Games head Greg Kasavin ... read
Transistor impressions

Transistor had us all sorts of excited at PAX Prime


'That game is super cool!'
Sep 03
Conrad Zimmerman and Jordan Devore took a short break from checking out games at PAX Prime 2013 to talk about checking out games at PAX Prime 2013, and they both kind of fell in love with Transistor. Supergiant's second... read
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Not down with Transistor yet? Watch this demonstration


Can't get enough of that narration
Jun 19
There was a lot of good buzz surrounding Transistor during PAX East. However, it wasn't until right now, while watching this extensive demonstration from developer Supergiant Games, that the sci-fi action-RPG had me looking ... read
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Transistor making console debut on PlayStation 4


Sony E3 press conference
Jun 10
Action role-playing game Transistor is the follow-up to Supergiant Games' Bastion and thus far it's looking excellent. Today at Sony's E3 press conference, the title's creators took the stage to announce Transistor will be making its console debut on PlayStation 4 in early 2014. read
Transistor

No deathmatch: Supergiant talks multiplayer in Transistor


Studio is looking at a more passive approach to multiplayer
Apr 01
Supergiant Games' next project, Transistor, will have multiplayer -- but it's not what you might think. "The combat maybe could work in multiplayer, but I don't see this game having deathmatch arenas or whatever. I think I ca... read
Jonathan Holmes cuts quick and deep
One of the biggest reveals to come out of PAX East this year is Transistor from Supergiant Games, developers of Bastion. Holmes pinned down Supergiant co-founder Amir Rao to get you the skinny on this new action-strategy title. Check out more of Holmes' Talk Fast interview series! read feature

PAX: Transistor: A two-hour wait for an indie game?


Totes worth it
Mar 23
Supergiant Games told me it has been like this all day. Yesterday too. Their next game after Bastion, titled Transistor, is easily worth the wait. Our preview from yesterday spells it out, but I'm here to tell you that if you haven't tried this beautiful game out and are here at PAX East, get in line now. I'm already head over heels from a ten-minute demo. read
Supergiant Games' next title will be arriving in 2014
Only a few days ago, we heard that Transistor would be Supergiant Games' follow-up to Bastion and that it would be playable at PAX East 2013. Lucky convention-goers can play an early build of the game, on course for... read feature

Elder Scrolls Online, Riccitiello Resigns & Transistor!


The Destructoid Show makes fun of a giant corporation
Mar 19
Hey guys! Here's today's Destructoid Show.  Big news, in terms of business stuff -- EA's John Riccitiello has resigned from his role as CEO. EA is offering a generous choice of one of eight free games for customers ... read
Bastion sale

Name your price for Bastion on Windows, Mac, and Linux


Bastion for a buck
Mar 19
The folks at Humble Bundle have gotten themselves into weekly sales, it seems. Currently, you can grab a copy of Supergiant Games' well-liked Bastion for as low as $1 on Windows/Mac/Linux with an optional Steam key thrown in.... read
Supergiant Games

Transistor is the next game from the Bastion developers


Playable at PAX East!
Mar 19
Supergiant Games, developers of the lovely action-adventure game Bastion, has just announced on Facebook and Twitter that their next game is titled Transistor, and will be playable at PAX East this weekend. Transistor i... read

Bastion for iPad becomes a Universal App


Playable on iPhone 4S and up
Nov 15
Supergiant Games did a great job of getting Bastion on iPad in a way that fit well with the platform. This version has received a free update which includes iCloud support and makes the game compatible with iPhone 4S, 5, and ... read

PAX: Bastion for iPad feels surprisingly intuitive


Shows how ports to touch devices should be done
Sep 02
Earlier this week, Bastion was released for iPad (2 and newer). While it's easy to be skeptical about how well a game of this nature would transfer to a touch-screen device, the end result is wonderful. Supergiant Games broug... read

Dustforce and Bastion are your mid-week PC bargains


May 01
As if keeping myself on a tight budget wasn't hard enough, I've developed this compulsion to check Steam everyday at 6 p.m. GMT to see what the new deals are. Thankfully, I already own one of the games featured in Steam's mid... read

A 4-week-old Bastion looked ugly but played beautifully


Apr 13
Videogame development is an iterative process, and games undergo countless changes along the way. In many cases, the final product bears little resemblance to earlier versions, as developers refine their vision and excise fea... read

Bastion on PC by end of year, no plans for PS3 release


Jul 20
SuperGiant games has promised that hack n' slash action-RPG Bastion will arrive on PC before the year is out. PC gamers are having to wait while the developer crafts some decent computer controls.  "We are taking our tim... read

The Kid types the intro to his review, knowing what must be done. He takes a pause to think of something devastatingly clever to say, but he's a videogame reviewer, so he knows he'll fail. He types another sentence. Another s... read feature







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