There was concern that the PC release of Dark Souls II would arrive long after the game hits Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on March 11, 2014. While the PC date isn't as bad as some had feared, it's by no means right around the c... more
Not to make a thing of it, but why are half the girl babies slightly less clothed than the boys? Maybe it's just the Rob Liefeld-lite uncomfortably arched back in the above photo that's bothering me. She looks like Christian ... more
Long before Xenogears became my favorite game of all time, Legos were my favorite toy of all time. So seeing the two combined is a thrill for me.
Lego user diegocabrera has put together some of the mecha from the PlayStation ... more
Whew. After releasing in the second half of 2012, Borderlands 2 has had an exceptionally long tail of downloadable content support, keeping the role-playing shooter relevant for many for more than a year and a half. After rel... more
Early purchases of Dark Souls II will come with a voucher for the "Black Armor Weapons Pack" containing five weapons and shields (find the item descriptions below) which players can make use of at the beginning of the game. A... more
Square Enix has announced that Drakengard 3 will be arriving on May 20, 2014 in North America for the PlayStation 3. Along with the release date they've announced a really convoluted pre-order system.
Pre-order between today... more
Bethesda has announced The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition, available in a physical form ($99.99) or digitally ($79.99). It contains the typical bonuses one would expect of an Elder Scrolls collector's edition, but then... more
I guess it's going to be a slow trickle of short gameplay snippets for NIS' The Witch and the Hundred Knight leading up to the PS3 RPG's March 21/25 (Europe/North America) release. Hmm, butting up pretty closely against Tita... more
Proving that yes, a few meager screenshots can still work their magic on me (even though I'd really like to see more footage), CD Projekt RED has put out three new images of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt that have effectively done... more
Paradox is looking to make a game so ambitious you'd think they're trying to please Odin himself. Runemaster is an upcoming title from the house that made Crusader Kings, Europa Universalis, and many more hit strategy games f... more
Conception: Please Have My Baby was a PSP RPG we mostly posted about (kind of a lot) because of its title and baby-making conceit. It was a laugh that we nurtured. I think, anyway. We're at that point where a running joke bec... more
We knew that a localization was in the works, but now we have solid dates. NIS America has announced that Vita dungeon crawler RPG Demon Gaze will be released on April 22 in North America and April 25 in Europe, with both dig... more
ArenaNet is paving the way for the end of the current main storyline. Origins of Madness is the first big event of the year for Guild Wars 2. It's coming out on January 21 and this will see players fighting against Scarlet Br... more
Here's our latest look at NIS America's The Witch and the Hundred Knight. There's a little over 30 seconds of new gameplay footage, and a handful of screens to check out in our gallery.
Like this one. Oh silly girl, you got ... more
Before its teams head off for the holidays, BioWare has shared where it's at with Dragon Age: Inquisition. Since the game's last big push at PAX Prime, the studio has gotten to a point where the main storyline is playable fro... more
Nippon Ichi Software's PS3 RPG The Witch and the Hundred Knight will begin to bewitch in March 2014 for both Europe and North America. Europe, you get yours first on March 21. North America follows on March 25. Both will see ... more
If you're like me and you're not playing Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Dragon Quest X, or Final Fantasy XI, but you're a series fan, skip right ahead to the gallery for some novel fan service. Look at the tiny golem! Loo... more
So close, but still far away, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster is doing a fine job of showing why the PlayStation 3 will still have a place in your entertainment center. How fine of a job? About 50-plus screenshots worth of fine. So fine, so sexy, so fresh, so clean.
Final Fantasy X/ X-2 HD will release on December 26, 2013 in Japan, and in 2014 in all other territories. more
A hacker by the name of Smealum appears to have discovered some new Pokemon and Mega Evolutions including three event legendary Pokemon: Diancie, Volcanion, and Hoopa.
In an effort to keep this all a surprise for those who wi... more
I will admit: I very nearly skipped over looking into this game after seeing its unappealingly generic title. However, I urge you to not do the same. Darkest Dungeon intends to look at the idea of dungeon crawling from a mor... more
Upcoming Vita RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta gets its first English screenshots, thanks to XSEED Games. Coming this holiday, Celceta is a reworking of Ys IV, one of the titles that never made it out west.
Below, you'll fin... more
[Update: We've added a new gallery of screenshots. Check 'em out!]
Drakengard 3 is hacking and slashing its way to North America in 2014, Square Enix has announced. Developed by Deadly Premonition studio Access Gam... more
There was backlash when Trendy Entertainment announced Dungeon Defenders II. While the game was always going to retain its tower-defense foundation, the studio was planning to add a competitive, MOBA-style mode. That didn't ... more
Alright, fence sitters. It's time to decide your Pokemon X & Y starters. A bunch of Pokemon news has leaked, seeping into every orifice of the Pokemon Reddit. One such leak that is not a pokemon that looks like a key ring... more
December 10, 2013. That's when South Park: The Stick of Truth releases for Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. Might as well be an eternity away.
Ubisoft has put out a new trailer and talked about a special edition of the game.... more
With each new generation of Pokemon, there are fans who long for past designs, while others embrace the newcomers -- or at least attempt to. I've always tried to celebrate the individual Pokemon designs rather than judge them... more
Sega is showing off new title Phantasy Star Nova at Tokyo Game Show this week. I know you'll instinctually hit the play button on the trailer -- and you should -- but the screenshots are the star of the show here. They look ... more
When I was playing Pokemon X and Y earlier this week, I also got to check out the X and Y themed 3DS XLs we previously reported on. Smudged them up real nice with my greasy fingerprints.
While I like the more muted, but still... more
"Groom your Furfrou into different looks."
So that's what the kids are calling it these days? That latest batch of 'mons for Pokemon X and Y revealed in CoroCoro can now be seen in all their glory thanks to some official ass... more
The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot is a free-to-play dungeon raiding game where you loot castles and create castles of your own to challenge other players. The game is in open beta, and up till today featured three playable chara... more
XSEED is pure evil. This much is certain. My favorite little publisher is up to no good again. Hot on the heels of teasing a Western release for Senran Kagura Burst, the Marvelous AQL subsidiary is back up to its old tri... more
When we first learned about Project Phoenix last month, I was starry-eyed. It was famed Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu's first indie game, the art director worked on my favorite Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy XII (in addi... more
So I really like fashion. It's not to the extent that I can tell what label you're wearing. In fact I don't care about that aspect of fashion. I just care about what looks good. And Lightning looks so good in all of her outf... more
So Pokemon X & Y has Mega-Evolutions. Essentially, certain Pokemon can go Super Saiyan if they are equipped with the right item. We've only seen some of the Mega-Evolution forms, so I'm curious what other Pokemon will have this ability.
Dorkly were wondering the same thing, and, well, their vision is quite nightmarish.
Most Useless Mega-Evolutions in Pokemon [Dorkly] more
A cosmopolitan team of developers with experience working on titles such as Valkyria Chronicles, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Diablo III, and the Final Fantasy series have joined forces to create Project Phoenix, an indie Jap... more
Pokemon X and Pokemon Y are currently playable in Japan at the Pokemon Game Show. We got a look at the same hands-on demo, minus the 10 minute time limit and the assuredly hours-long line.
The demo opens with you as a rand... more
Whoever invented 3D printing deserves to be showered in riches and sexual favors, because the process has yielded some unimaginable delights.
Last year, I shared a "Super Mario Mobius Strip" made by Joaquin Baldwin. I also ma... more
There's a lot to digest here. Project Phoenix is an indie JRPG with real-time strategy elements. Its Kickstarter campaign will launch in a few days and it's asking for $100,000. Heading the project is Hiroaki Yura. Kiyoshi Ar... more
Following our coverage of the recent Pokemon X and Y info dump from CoroCoro, The Pokemon Company has come out with official art and some additional details on how the games' new Mega Evolutions will work. The biggest thing ... more
Last year, illustrator Jed Henry produced a line of fan art that re-imagined Nintendo characters as samurai, all rendered in the Japanese woodblock print style. His Ukiyo-e Heroes series proved incredibly popular, leading to... more
Lend me your ears for another tale of a former AAA workhorse who packed his bags his and moved onto the rich, fertile lands of independent development. Jim Shepard, whose resume includes time spent at studios such as Raven S... more
Siliconera has some new screenshots and information on the upcoming Monster Hunter 4, and it looks impossibly cute. Chico Village is one of the major hubs, headed up by an elderly female villager who lives amongst the Felynes... more
As we near the impending release of Pokemon X and Y, Nintendo has started rolling out more information gradually. Today, we've learned that your new mentor will be Professor Augustine Sycamore, who tasks you with filling up ... more
Really, "Persona-styled" might be doing this game from Acquire and Class of Heroes developer Zerodiv a bit too much justice, because it reads like a knockoff. The cast is a group of highschoolers (not uncommon for a JRPG set... more
Niche JRPG maker Gust is showing the Vita some love with the sensibly named Chronos Materia, a 2D adventure set in a land devoid of humanity and overrun by nature, Siliconera reports. Gust, of course, is known for a few diffe... more
Come for the jetpack-wearing dragon, stay for the combination of real-time strategy with base building, aerial combat, and overarching political role-playing. If it was not already clear before this extended gameplay walkthr... more
XSEED Games may have single-handedly championed the Sony Vita at this year's E3. Not one, but three offerings are slated from the niche publishing localization house. Japanese RPGs like Valhalla Knights 3 and Ragna... more
Funny thing about the 3DS demo stations at this year's and last year's E3: they were mobile. And I don't mean they were attached to rolling podiums. Nintendo hired a bunch of girls to walk around the floor with 3DS units fast... more
Last year, former Destructoid editor Chad Concelmo and I spoke with Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada about his latest game, codenamed "Project Happiness." Hoping to take the lifestyle sim to the next level, he envisioned a ... more
Those of you who haven't really gotten into The Witcher series might not be too invested in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt yet despite how great it looks. That's something you'll want to change leading up to release acros... more