I'm not sure which alternate dimension Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare came from or how it got here but PopCap's wacky third-person shooter has been a pleasant surprise. Against all odds, the game keeps on giving: another... more
Additional tracks for Forza Motorsport 5 is a very good thing indeed, I think we can all agree. Especially when they're delivered as free DLC. Like the Road America track before it, Turn 10 is giving away another course, sout... more
I've been pleasantly surprised by the way Electronic Arts and PopCap have handled Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. First, the game itself is loads of fun -- the foundation is solid. But more than that, they don't have paid... more
Guerrilla Games has given a first look at two upcoming multiplayer maps in Killzone: Shadow Fall. The pair of maps, The Cruiser and The Hangar, are based on environments from the game's single-player campaign -- that often se... more
[Update: Check out Lo Wang in action in the Rise of the Triad trailer below.]
Shadow Warrior and Rise of the Triad have been busy making sweet love to each other to create some new features. On the Shadow Warrior front, a fr... more
Super Mario Crossover, the pixel-for-pixel recreation of Super Mario Bros. that features a selectable cast of NES stars, was all set for the big 3.0 update this past June. It was unfortunately delayed a month, but it is now a... more
If you are a Wii U owner and possess a copy of New Super Mario Bros. U, you've probably downloaded New Super Luigi U from the eShop already. That, or you are waiting on the limited edition retail release in the coming months... more
I'm always poking around for odd games, and usually I just find things that have some promise but aren't worth talking about or playing. Today I was pleasantly surprised to discover Last of the Patriots. It's an Amiga-inspir... more
While it would have been nice for Gears of War: Judgment to come out of the gate with more content, the fact that some of the post-release DLC is free helps reduce the sting.
Following the Haven map and Execution mode, anothe... more
It's almost here! Before the non-videogame videogame crossover event of the century begins in a few short days (weeks if you aren't an Archie subscriber), you can bring yourself up to speed with a sneak preview over on online... more
As much as I genuinely like playing as the post-release characters in Awesomenauts, what I've been waiting for more than anything is another map. That day isn't here quite yet, but it is happening. Ronimo Games is adding a ma... more
Have you ever been playing Ecco the Dolphin and thought to yourself, "This music is great, but I really wish it sounded as trippy as how the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey looked"? Well then have I got a gift for you!
Last year... more
As a reminder, all Europeans will be getting the Gray Fox costume DLC packed into Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for free. This is the same DLC that US folks are required to pre-order to obtain.
This was revealed no... more
Prior to being picked up by Jagex and released to a wider audience on Steam, Ace of Spades had an alpha build that was available as a free download. While both versions carry the same name, it was the earlier Ace of Spades wi... more
For better or worse, with the direction DmC: Devil May Cry has taken, I would have figured the series' popular Bloody Palace mode would be an obvious inclusion; something familiar for long-time fans to fall back to once every... more
Mobile hit Jetpack Joyride launches on PS3 and PS Vita this month, with Europeans getting it today while North Americans wil have to wait until December 31. It's in full HD, features leaderboards and trophies, and will be abs... more
Holiday season or not, we appreciate getting freebies. Black Forest Games has put out a free Christmas-themed level for Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams that owners of the game can grab from the Extras menu as of today.
In addit... more
Yup, Street Fighter X Mega Man is happening.
I played it this past weekend and got to take on all eight of the World Warrior Masters (that's what I'm calling them.) Expect to take on Urien, Rolento, Dhalsim, Blanka, Ryu, C. ... more
Yes, I know what you're thinking. What weird dimension have we suddenly fallen into? But it's true! There's going to be a new Mega Man 8-bit style game and it's going to see the Blue Bomber fighting the Street Fighter world ... more
Last year, Metroid fan site Shinesparkers assembled a massive team of musicians for Harmony of a Hunter, a two-disc explosion of Metroid tunage. It was so incredible that even original Metroid composer Hip Tanaka was digging... more
I'm not sure about most players, but when I hear people talk about the Far Cry series, what comes to my mind are the scenic locales, the interesting level design and the awkward massacre of zebras. In an unique marketing... more
Mass Effect 3: Retaliation looks like another tempting bit of downloadable content intended to keep us playing the multiplayer mode. In addition to bringing the Collectors into battle, this will include a new persistent chal... more
Fatshark's action-RPG Krater showed promise, but ultimately got bogged down by a number of flaws. It might be worth another look later this month when a sizable update containing support for cooperative play becomes available... more
Want a free download of 5TH Cell's Scribblenauts REMIX for your iOS device? Head to Starbucks and pick up one of the free promo cards there to download this week's Pick of the Week. Scribblenauts REMIX is normally $5, so... more
Another free character, Gnaw, was added to Awesomenauts, and I'm becoming increasingly glad that I opted to double dip with the Steam release. While it seems entirely likely that he'll eventually end up on Xbox Live Arcade, t... more
We are so ready to get back into Awesomenauts, especially with the impending update. As you may have heard already, it's going to be making quite a few tweaks for the sake of better balancing the game, in addition to bringing... more
"Mass Effect 3: Earth" is an appropriately titled upcoming add-on for the game that brings multiplayer to Firebase Rio, Firebase Vancouver, and Firebase London. Fatigue might be kicking in by now, but this content will be fre... more
It looks like the rewards for the 2011-2012 NOA Club Nintendo fiscal year have been revealed, and I have a feeling that a lot of you are going to be disappointed.
Gold Members have the ability to choose between a Club Nintend... more
Heroes of Newerth has a lot going on during the next few days. It's the second annual HoN-iversary, which marks the introduction of a new game mode called Mid Wars. S2 Games has adapted the popular "All Mid" custom game type... more
Three weeks after its initial release, Kinect Sports: Season Two has just come out with the first piece in its monthly add-on content. Challenge Pack #1 features a new game mode for each of the six activities already include... more
Starting now until September 11, you can partake in Ms. Splosion Man's second TMS (Title Managed Storage) challenge. As was the case for the first in-game challenge, which featured our very own Mr. Destructoid, real-world pri... more
The always-fun Techno Kitten Adventure has been given a free content update on Xbox 360. There's a new meat-tastic level, as shown above, and a cat wrapped in delicious bacon. Why has no one thought of this before?
What's mor... more