I can be your hero, baby Roll7 has received much adulation distilling skateboarding into pixel-based 2D fun with OlliOlli so it's not surprising that the team has been able to do the same with cover-based shooting. But OlliOlli's pixels belie the pol... read feature
I still remember how the original Hotline Miami suddenly came out of nowhere and left an incredible impression on those who took a chance on it. It was such an unusual title. Its bright, vivid visuals, along with the overhea... read
I feel like one of the few remaining people on staff who hasn't tried Not a Hero, the upcoming action game from OlliOlli studio Roll7, but that's fully on me. There's a demo!
Publisher Devolver Digital has sent word that the ... read
In the not-so-golden era of tiered pre-order pricing shenanigans, shady downloadable content marketing, and other distasteful practices, it makes one wonder: whatever happened to the beloved demo build? Ap... read
Today on Sup Holmes, we're welcoming Jordi de Paco of Deconstruction Team to the program. Jordi is probably most well know for working on Gods Will Be Watching, the unofficial winner of the Most Feel-Bad game of 2014. We'll ... read
Let's face it: Nothing can adequately prepare you for the undertaking that Titan Souls presents. Every bit of pre-exposure is nothing more than wishful thinking. Because, when you come face to face with those towering m... read
In the shadow of Shadow of the Colossus I've always clamored for the all-boss-fights game. Shadow of the Colossus, an inescapable inspiration here, did it right and others have done it wrong, like Prince of Persia (2008), but I love the idea of removing fluff encou... read feature
Roll7's stylish 2D arcade-style shooter Not A Hero has quickly become a frontrunner for my favorite gleefully homicidal title due for release this year. While it's quite a change of pace from the fantastic, ultra-t... read
Titan Souls is a certain kind of game for a certain kind of person. It's stripped down. Refined.
Your fragile hero will die in one hit, and he's only got a single arrow with which to kill numerous monsters that would serve as... read
The Talos Principle is a puzzler that requires deep and philosophical thought. Serious Sam is, well, it's pretty much the exact opposite. That's why it's so excellent that the latter will be doing voicework for the ... read
Today marks the end of our week of Devolver Digital streaming, and to celebrate I'll be playing through one or two the various games we've streamed this week. Vote for your favorite in the comments or let me know on Twitter&n... read
Welcome to day two of our special partnership with the amazing folks over at Devolver Digital!
Yesterday, we took a look at Farmer Gnome's western shooter A Fistful of Gun and Titan Souls, an action game w... read
Players who took the time to really explore The Talos Principle might recognize the name Uriel. Though the base game is seen through the eyes of a particular simulation participant, evidence of others exists in the form of QR... read
Howdy, partners! In a special collaboration with the city slickers over at Devolver Digital, we're gunning for a five-day-long series of live game streams on our Destructoid Twitch account featuring some of the rootinest toot... read
Rejoice Hotline Miami fans who still like physical boxed releases, there's a Hotline Miami and Hotline Miami 2 physical collectors edition in the works.
The $60 (£40) box set, due to ship out in August 2015, comes with ... read
If there's one thing we can all agree upon re: Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, it's that Dennaton Games did an exceptional job matching songs with the tone and feel of specific levels.
This series wouldn't be what it is -- a ... read
Last week on Sup Holmes, I ranted to David Fox about how his game Zak McKracken is the greatest point and click adventure about subversion of corporate power structures, empathy, and opening your eyes to the world... read
Let's go on a hugventure One of the highlights of my time at PAX East was sitting down and chatting with Dropsy’s creator, Jay Tholen. Jay’s a quiet, thoughtful man with what seems to be unlimited creative energy at his disposal. His some... read feature
During my time on the show floor at PAX East 2015, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dodge Roll Games to get a hands-on demo of its new gun-fighting dungeon crawler, Enter the Gungeon. When you think gun-centric games, ... read
After completing Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, the credits roll and a suspicious title screen appears. Funnily enough I raced to click "New Game" and it ended up being part of the ending, promptly rewinding back to the Hotline 2 main menu after a few seconds.
Spoilers below and in the gallery as to what the Easter egg is. read
More of the old ultraviolence For some, Hotline Miami was an existential look at the current macro-state of videogames. You were told to commit random acts of murder seemingly without remorse, and at the end, you get a bit of interesting commentary on the... read feature
Three-button bliss A glance at Downwell's tricolor palette in still shots doesn't really do it justice. Watching it in motion gives a better idea what it does, but not until actually playing it does it all click. It is built around a simple mec... read feature
You might not know this, but murderers love cross-brand synergy. That's why hot on the heels of some John Wick co-marketing, Payday 2 is getting a rash of neon-soaked DLC to celebrate the release of Hotline Miami 2. Remorsel... read
No maybe about it: Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number will release on March 10, just as the cryptic phone message seemed to indicate. The ferocious overhead action game is headed to Steam and GOG.com (Windows, Mac, Linux), and Pla... read
That was sudden
The original OlliOlli managed to charm a large number of the Dtoid staff, and a lot of us were looking forward to the sequel -- we just didn't think it would come this soon.
According to the developer, OlliOlli 2: Welco... read feature
Not a Hero, from the OlliOlli developers, impressed the heck out of us at PAX last year, yet I'd almost forgotten about it completely. Bad on me, because damn, it still looks fire.
An anthropomorphic purple r... read
Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games have teamed up with Italian art collective Dayjob Studio to bring you an early taste of Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number in delicious, digital comic book form.
The free, five-part comic s... read
With Steven "I don't care for Aliens" Hansen out traveling for work, it's the perfect time to talk about today's free Alien Infestation update for Broforce. We knew to expect good things after seeing the explosive Bro Dredd ... read
Prepare to nope the hell out The derelict building was a sanctuary, a place to gather supplies and take shelter from the horrors of the outside world. I moved from one chamber to the next, anxiously investigating the structure, sighing in relief upon cle... read feature
The Hotline Miami Twitter account just posted this phone number: +1 (786) 519-3708 ext 10.
I called it, like you do, and got a weird message, as expected. "We are 50 Blessings. Together we march ... into the future." Before I... read