Apparently Sony is wanting the PlayStation 4 to drown in indie titles, and with this in mind they are letting indie developers self-publish on PSN.
To emphasize this, Braid designer Johnathan Blow was brought on st... more
It's been interesting to witness the rise of games that have a love/hate relationship with violence. Spec Ops: The Line and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance are two high-profile examples. Less well known, but just as effective... more
Any Dead or Alive fans out there? This newest trailer for Dead or Alive 5 Plus shows off some Vita-centric features, like first person fighting, the ability to hold the Vita vertically, and touch features.
At the end of the ... more
Focus Home Entertainment announced a new game today called Obscure. It's being developed by Mighty Rocket Studios, and looks to be a fun 2.5D side-scrolling shooter. The game will feature four player co-op either locally or ... more
The fourth entry in the Age of Wonder series, Age of Wonders 3, will make an appearance this fall on PC, thanks to series creator Triumph Studios -- which has spent recent years with the Overlord series. It will be the first... more
Call of Duty: Black Ops II? Yeah, it was pretty great. Treyarch really brought it with their latest shooter, implementing a ton of new elements to make a Call of Duty title fresh again. And it looks like they're continuing t... more
Luigi's Mansion launched with the GameCube to little fanfare, oft forgotten by all but its most ardent fans. When news of a 3DS Luigi’s Mansion dropped out of the blue, it reinvigorated this base, but news since has be... more
CCP's ambitious first-person shooter Dust 514 is now in open beta. The free-to-play shooter, as you may already know, is linked to EVE Online, the crazy space game that's an actual viable export of Iceland. I'm not joking.&n... more
The newest addition to the Might & Magic Heroes franchise is only a few weeks away, and Ubisoft has decided to sweeten the pot for pre-order customers with a nice little set of bonus items and characters.
All p... more
The second half of season one of Spartan Ops picks back up on January 21, and will go on until February 24. Are you excited? Probably not. Halo 4's main story was wonderful, but the Spartan Ops stuff felt pretty hollow by th... more
Here's a new Dynasty Warriors 8 trailer, featuring our usual excited announcer and a pair of new characters for the Jin faction -- Zhang Chunhua and Jia Chong.
As well as the video, a bunch of Jin screens show off the ... more
The Zodiac Tournament downloadable content for Sleeping Dogs sees protagonist Wei Shen fighting for survival on a secret island tournament against the world's greatest warriors. Expect to learn new fighting moves, take on deadly challenges, and probably see way too many Bruce Lee references .
The Zodiac Tournament add-on is now available for 400 MSP/$4.99 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. more
The "World's End" update for BlackLight: Retribution is coming out very soon, and is set to add a bunch of new stuff. Here's what you can expect:
Two new maps called Decay and Trench
New Hero class Chronos. He can hack cont... more
The Drowning is an upcoming first-person shooter for mobile devices by Scattered Entertainment (previously known as ngmoco Sweden.) The often outspoken Ben Cousins is leading the development, and this early look at the game ... more
Good news for adventure game fans: Nordic Games and KING Art are working on a prequel to the quirky 2009 adventure The Book of Unwritten Tales. Best of all, this new game, titled The Critter Chronicles, will be releasin... more
In my my post last week about new Bandai figurines, I very casually mentioned that booby ninja schoolgirl series Senran Kagura was receiving a new installment on PS Vita. It immediately occurred to me that Dtoid never formal... more
Sleeping Dogs next downloadable content is called Nightmare in North Point and it's bringing on zombies! Well, not in the traditional zombie sense.
The DLC sees Big Scar Wu rising from hell to exact revenge against the Sun O... more
Indie developer Nitrome, known for its disgustingly massive selection of free web games, is prepping its first major commercial release, Flightless. It's a fairly basic puzzle-platformer starring a thieving duck who has had ... more
The infamous six-part comic event from the Marvel universe is now in playable pinball form thanks to Zen Studios. The new table will let you side with either Iron Man and his Superhuman Registration Act, or with Captain Amer... more
Here's a nice look at all eight of the new Giants characters in Skylanders Giants. This may be old news to hardcore fans frantically looking for any bits of news on toys, but for everyone else you can see just how cool they ... more
Growing up I could just never get into role-playing games at all. I enjoy them now, but for the longest time I would steer clear of the genre, with the one exception being any of the Mario related RPGs. I still consider Supe... more
Sleeping Dogs will be getting a few downloadable content packs in the month of October, with the main one being the first story-driven extension pack. Details of what players will see with this particular pack will be reveal... more
The above trailer currently has 609 dislikes compared to 370 likes on Youtube. Something tells me that, two years later, people are still sore. That DmC just can't catch a break with fans.
I'm still pretty pumped, myse... more
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is heading to the Wii U and it's going to have a bunch of extras for the Nintendo fans. You'll be able to get mushroom that make you big or small during fights, plus you can dress up as Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Fox, Zero Suit Samus, Link, Zelda, and possibly more.
Nothing weirder than seeing Heihachi in a Mario costume. It's the stuff of nightmares! more
[Update: Teaser trailer has been added.]
Bayonetta 2 has been announced! Platinum Games will be bringing out the game for the Wii U. The producer on the original game is on the project, and this is an exclusive for the Wii U with Nintendo publishing the game. more
Konami has announced that New Little King's Story will be available to PlayStation Vita owners starting on October 2 in North and South America. The game will feature a brand new storyline, downloadable content, item combini... more
Paradox Interactive has released a launch trailer and some screenshots for its latest grand strategy game, Europa Universalis IV. It's been five years since the third installment in the series, and Paradox has definitel... more
As a confessed history nut, particularly when the history in question is of the ancient kind, historical strategy games set in antiquity sort of float my trireme. So Alea Jacta Est seems right up my alley, set, as it is, bet... more
Wargaming.net's World of Warplanes is currently in closed beta at the moment, with around 700,000 registered users shredding it up in the air combat game. Like World of Tanks, the developers are focusing on keeping the same ... more
Update 8.0 for the free-to-play World of Tanks will be adding realistic physics to the experience. This means tanks will catch air when jumping over hills, and tanks can even push each other around now. In fact, you can push... more
Oh man, Rayman Legends is looking absolutely gorgeous. If you don't believe me, you can always check out the new trailer and screenshots that released from gamescom. The video shows off the touch-screen controls, which I just hope they don't go mental with.
After Rayman Origins, expectations are high for this. I hope they keep the momentum going. more
Did you not think you'd get a Dead Space 3 limited edition? Oh, how naive you are. Yes, one is coming, and it gives players first access to two "bundles" planned for Visceral's action-horror sequel. DLC bundles, that is. Lot... more
EA just showed off live gameplay footage of Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel here at gamescom. The live demo focused on the new pair of heroes working together to take out enemies, much like the past games. Eventually th... more
I still can't believe this is an actual thing that is happening.
Reef Entertainment, the publisher behind Rambo: The Video Game, released this teaser video made up of shots from the movies, along with a handful of scenery sc... more
Here's a great big wad of assets for High Moon Studios' Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. There's a whole bunch of screenshots showing off aspects of both the single-player and online sectors, while the trailer above details ... more
Feel like some good old fashioned "killing people for the amusement of a fictitious audience" kind of entertainment but you just can't reach your copy of The Club? Well, ACONY Games might have your fix, good sir or... more
Man, do I love me some Dead or Alive. And Dead or Alive 5? From what I've played, it seems like it's shaping up to be something truly special. One of my personal favorite modes from DoAs of past has to be the tag team m... more
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is getting 100 swimsuits as a special bonus if you pre-order the game from GameStop, Amazon, or Best Buy. It's not just for the girls, as EVERYONE gets bikinis. Even Kuma the bear. Yes, the bear. I ca... more
For a game that's coming to PlayStation 3 and 3DS later this year Capcom has been pretty tight lipped about E.X. Troopers. Well, that is until today when the publisher brought the cel-shaded Lost Planet spin-off center ... more
Remember that cult-hit game Carrier Command from the 80's? Yeah, neither do I. To be fair, I wasn't even born yet. They don't call me the resident baby at Destructoid for nothing! Anyway, if you're not in the know, Bohe... more
Quantum Conundrum is a wonderful upcoming puzzle platformer from creative director Kim Swift. Her past work includes Portal, and while the game has some influences from Valve's little puzzler, Quantum Conundrum takes things ... more
Trine 2: Director's Cut was one of the games shown in a montage of third-party software during this morning's Nintendo press briefing. Finnish studio Frozenbyte is building a definitive console version of its well-received c... more
Following the first details on the next entry in the Elder Scrolls franchise, Bethesda has just released a new teaser trailer for The Elder Scrolls Online. Not much is revealed in the trailer, other than a few glimpses at so... more
Quantic Dream co-founder David Cage came out on stage at Sony's E3 2012 press briefing to introduce his studio's next project, Beyond: Two Souls. Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page (Hard Candy, Inception) stars as heroine Jod... more
Paradox just released a new trailer for War of the Roses for E3 that shows off some gruesome gameplay, including a little of each different type of combat that will be available to players. There will be ... more
Today is May 31... HEY! Wasn't Retro City Rampage supposed to come out this month? Briiiiiiaaaaaan! You've got some 'splainin' to doooooooooooo!
In all seriousness, the game is finished and running through a final bug check.... more
THQ has announced WWE '13, and with that came some backstory about how CM Punk has changed wrestling like how Stone Cold Steve Austin changed things 15 years ago. There's more to it then that, but, yeah. Wrestling!
So what's... more
I recently had a chance to see a ton of the games that will be shown off at E3 next week. There's a lot of great looking stuff, and easily one of the standout titles I saw was Gameglobe. I initially ignored it because the re... more
Many horror games have played with the idea of a helpless protagonist, heightening the tension for a player by reducing their combat abilities and forcing them to survive, rather than fight. Krillbite's Among the Sleep takes... more
The latest Dead or Alive 5 trailer shows off Lei Fang and Zack for the first time in action. This particular match is taking place on a stage called The Show. The environment can be just as dangerous as your opponent, as tig... more