Deadpool has been a favorite of mine ever since I got into Marvel comics years ago. So I was pretty delighted when High Moon Studios announced it'd be working on a Deadpool game. The studio has done a rather good job with the... more
Confession time ladies and gents: I'm not a big Splinter Cell fan. I didn't much get into the first two, had an inexplicable obsession with Chaos Theory, largely passed on Double Agent, and only dabbled in Conviction.
A disgr... more
We've covered Dontnod's upcoming Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game, Remember Me, a fair bit before, with a meaty first look, a shorter preview and even an interview with the game's creative director, Jean-Max Moris. B... more
Fresh off the news that the new Deadpool game will be launching at a cheaper pricepoint, two new characters have been revealed: Mr. Sinister, and Psylocke. As a major fan of both of them, I hope they have an interesting role ... more
The Deadpool game is dated! Yay! It'll be out on June 25, 2013 and will run $49.99 on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and $39.99 on the PC. Cheaper than your average game, and given how there's so much sh*tty games priced at ... more
Last night we showed you Killer Is Dead's pervy Gigolo missions. A nice little diversion from all the killing you will be doing. Yes, there's killing! So much killing! So much blood! Just look at all these screenshots in our ... more
Suda51 teased us Killer Is Dead's Gigolo mode not too long ago, and now we have some more info on just how you'll be pleasing the ladies thanks to Siliconera. One Gigolo missions sees main hero Mondo Zappa trying to seduce Na... more
Overall, I really enjoyed Dead Space 3. There were points that it dragged on, but a lot of the stuff near the end in those last few levels made it up for me. Still, Dead Space 2 is my favorite of the franchise largely because... more
Capcom has officially set the release of Lost Planet 3 for June 25 in North America, and June 28 in Europe. The game was originally slated for an early 2013 launch, but was slightly delayed to later this year.
Feelings towar... more
So, I haven't really been super interested in Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel. That is until this new trailer that focuses a lot more on the story. I think part of the reason is that the story presented here looks like it'll... more
"We really pimped out the whole gun customization this time around."
That's what Greg Rizzer, producer of Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel first told me as I sat down to get hands-on time with Visceral Games' latest entry in t... more
2011 was a pretty great year for gaming. Yeah, yeah, I know what you're thinking: everyone always says that every year. Sure, that might be true, but really, 2011 was a great year for gaming! Hell, just look at our Game of th... more
Super spy Sam Fisher is back after saving the President in 2010's Conviction. Third Echelon has been dissolved, and in its place is Fourth Echelon. Yes, very original.
Sure, not the most creative name change, but there is ind... more
Platinum Games released a bunch of concept art for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance over on their official site. The artwork depicts the evolutions that went into creating some of the main bosses you'll be fighting against in the game, like Samuel and Mistral.
Here's the page on Samuel, and the other on Mistral. Mistral in particular went through some interesting changes. more
If you haven't heard of God Mode before, you'd probably surprised to hear that Atlus is publishing a Western third-person shooter. That's a far cry from the company's norm of working on obscure Japanese titles and creati... 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
Yup, Dead Space 3 will have Kinect voice control options similar to Mass Effect 3. And like the co-op experience, just because the feature is there doesn't mean EA will be trying to stuff it down your throat. With that said, ... 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
Trade show demos usually go one of two ways: well or very well. Even when a game stinks, the demo is usually put together in such a way that you can't even tell there is a major problem lying under the surface. Sure, Resident... more
Larian Studios wants to include a board game version of Dragon Commander in the special edition retail release. They're still looking to find a cheap solution for the production, as right now the options available to them are... more
"A boy awakes to see a girl's silhouette in the rain. He finds himself lost in a mysterious world."
That's how the trailer for JapanStudio's Rain (working title) opened up, followed by a gameplay demo showing off ho... 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
The team behind God of War: Ascension continues their behind-the-scenes look at Kratos's next adventure by showing us how Lead Concept Artist Izzy brought the Elephantuar to life. Izzy worked on a ton of different animal Mino... more
Paradox Interactive and developer Fatshark’s upcoming title, War of the Roses, has made quite a name for itself with its ambitious take on Medieval style combat in large scale skirmishes. Coming off their successful sho... more
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is based on the episode Road to the Multiverse, which saw Stewie and Brian traveling to parallel dimensions. The episode is a fan favorite, and one of my personal favorite episodes too. ... more
Gears of War: Judgment is bringing with it a new multiplayer mode called Overrun. It's a first for Gears as the mode focuses on class-based gameplay, with a major focus on teamwork. While I dug what I played at E3, it turns o... more
Assassin's Creed III is looking to be the best Assassin's Creed yet. While the single-player is going to be a strong experience, we've yet to see much of the multiplayer. That was until this week here at San Diego Comic-Con.
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
Capcom didn't bring their Lost Planet spin-off to E3, but it hasn't taken them long to get the cel-shaded third-person shooter back on our radar. The publisher has revealed the setup for the title's plot and the motivati... more
It's kind of unfair to compare Star Trek to Star Wars 1313, and I know I'm only furthering the Star Wars vs. Star Trek rivalry, but there's no way I could not think about my hands-off LucasArts session.
Whereas the Star Wars ... more
Developer High Moon Studios and Hasbro worked close together on Transformers: Fall of Cybertron to craft a deep origin story that the developers feel will "blow the minds" of Transformers fans. They liken the story to a "Band... more
I hated American history class in school, but I would have probably enjoyed it if Connor, Assassin's Creed III's protagonist, showed up in more of the stories and blew up more Brits. He's half-English, half-Native American an... more
Super quick recap time: Hitman: Absolution sees series protagonist Agent 47 betrayed by his former employers, the ICA. With the cops following his every move, the anti-hero needs to find the truth amidst the conspiracy he'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
Remember that hands-off Lost Planet 3 reveal demonstration I saw last month? Capcom finally let me put my hands on it -- that exact demo. It makes me wonder why they didn't let me play it in the first place. Still, I was able to finally play through it last week, and as you'd imagine, I have a bit more to say about it. more
Remember that thought you had about Lost Planet way back when? You know, that one about it being alright and everything, except for the fact that it desperately needed cel-shaded anime graphics. Well, friend, you're in ... more
Remember when it was announced that all of Juliet's alternate costumes would be available worldwide? That was great news, except it wasn't clear if they would be available to us at a price, or if they would be included in the... more
Historically, 5th Cell is a company known for fun and incredibly innovative games that skew towards a younger audience, such as the surprisingly deep Lock's Quest and the award-winning and beloved Super Scribblenauts (both fo... more
Okay, who likes dinosaurs? How about robots? Now, what if I said Dinobots? Glad I have your attention. Please direct it towards the gallery of new screenshots for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. Grimlock, Snarl, Slug, and Sw... more
The stigma of bad videogame tie-ins with movie franchises is very hard to overcome. Often rushed to coincide with the corresponding film's release, movie based games almost always suck. So you'll have to forgive me for initi... more
I can remember playing Ghost Recon 2's multiplayer for hours and hours. GRAW 1 and 2 both had amazing single player campaigns, but Ghost Recon's multiplayer always had a bigger draw for me. So, you can imagine the anticipati... more
When I first bought my Xbox 360, one of the games I purchased with it was the original Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter. After beating the main campaign and really enjoying my time with it, I jumped online and discovered a co... more
Last year, developer Grasshopper Manufacture showed off a very simple demo of Lollipop Chainsaw at several major gaming conventions. It was a very basic demo in my eyes, one that was more to show the potential of things to co... more
Much has changed since we last checked in with War Inc. Battlezone during its beta phase. Officially launching on April 15, this free-to-play third-person shooter is going to let users play using a first-person perspective as... more
I didn't have the highest of hopes going into the preview for Max Payne 3. I love the series, and though I know the latest has been getting preened and primped by Rockstar to match the caliber of their games, initial impressi... more
For so much Payne, these screen shots are oddly giving me a lot of pleasure. The PC version of Max Payne 3 is still well on its way, and Rockstar has so kindly reminded us with these gorgeous new screen shots. See many many more of these pictures, arranged in sequence to give the appearance of motion, when Max Payne 3 for PC debuts on May 29, 2012 in North America. more
Back in 2005, a little game called Sniper Elite was released on the original Xbox, PS2 and PC. With a name as silly as that, many weren't expecting much from the third-person shooter which placed an emphasis on stealth.... more
Looking at these new Max Payne 3 screens has made me realize how badly Max Payne needs a stylist. Sure, he pulls it off with the grey suit, but then he goes and has some sort of midlife crisis causing him to shave his head and wear a tank top. A tank top, people! Don't even get me started on his horrible taste in ties.
This has been a moment in Hamza Aziz's fashion ridicule corner. You're welcome. more
There seems to be a certain stigma in gaming, as of late, that Japanese developers have lost their touch when it comes to creating experiences that appeal as much to western gamer as they do to the Japanese. Once dominant ... more
I'll admit it: when I first saw Spec Ops: The Line's debut teaser back at the Video Game Awards a couple of years ago, I kind of just shrugged it off. It looked cool, but not to the point where I was hooked into following it... more