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Deception

Tecmo's Deception returns next week on PSN

Tecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness is being re-released on PlayStation Network next week in North America, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. Ahem. Before we go any further, let me just warn you "this game c...

 
Deception IV review
I really liked the original release of Deception IV. It was refreshing to see the series get another lease on life after taking a hiatus with Trapt all the way back in 2005, and newcomer Laegrinna fit right in. This...   read

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Deception IV

Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess confirmed for North America

Deception IV was an amazing return to form on the PS3 and Vita for the Deception series, and thankfully, the good times are rolling with the Another Princess expansion. It was originally announced for the PS3, PS4, and Vita s...

 
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Kanye West

Kanye West to bless all the world with his videogame talents

Love him or hate him, you can't knock the Kanye West hustle. After conquering the music game and the fashion game, Yeezy is ready to bless all gamers with his talents in digital form. But what will a Kanye West game be about you ask? Yeezy...

 
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Deception IV

Deception IV: Another Princess adds a school and hospital setting

I can't contain my excitement for Deception IV: Another Princess. While everything shown off so far has been great, including the first playable character with direct physical attacks, these new settings are the best feature yet. The f...

 
Deception IV tips
Deception IV is a unique release, mainly due to the fact that there aren't many trap-setting games on the market in general. Because of that, it's often hard for people to acclimate if they've never played a past entry before (Trapt is on the PSN, by the way) -- so here are some tips to help you along.   read

Deception IV review
The Deception franchise is a series I wish more people were aware of. Although the concept of a character that can't physically defend themselves isn't typically a popular go-to mechanic, this survival horror-like idea i...   read

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Kill the Bad Guy

Indie studio Exkee wants you to Kill the Bad Guy

When we hear about new titles being approved on Steam Greenlight, it is usually a small handful of games that have received a fair amount of buzz, buried in a group of otherwise unknown games. One such title that previously slipped past ou...

 
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Trapt joins PS2 Classics

Tecmo PS2 Classic Trapt coming to PSN next week

Trapt is coming to PlayStation Network next week, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. A spiritual successor to Tecmo's Deception series, the strategy action title initially released on PlayStation 2 back i...

 
Castle Doombad
On a daily basis we get notices for a host of mobile game launches -- usually the week of. Most of them are unassuming, and since there are so many titles, it's tough to sift through the pile and find the real gems that are w...   read

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Deception

Killing with traps in new Deception IV gameplay footage

Tecmo Koei has released three videos demonstrating the gameplay of Deception IV: Blood Ties, coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. In each, a different person is killed by a complex set of traps chained together, including bear tra...

 
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Dtoid TV

Live show: Home security at its finest in Trapt

[Mash Tactics airs Monday through Friday at 4p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch Rick 'King Foom' Olson play a variety of games, each day with its own theme. With a heavy focus on community and viewer interaction, you can be as much a...

 
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Deception IV

Tecmo Koei announces Deception IV localization

Tecmo Koei has just informed us that Kagero: Dark Side Princess will be coming to America and Europe as Deception IV: Blood Ties. Set to arrive on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in 2014, the game will be a re-imagining of the Decep...

 
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The joy of traps

When you think of the word "trap," what's the first thing that comes to mind? If your psyche isn't in the darkest depths of the catacombs, you're probably thinking of a mechanical device with the purpose of inflicting harm up...   read

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Street Fighter X Tekken is a trap with new characters

Capcom released a new trailer at Comic-Con for the upcoming crossover fighting game Street Fighter X Tekken in which four new characters were revealed. Keeping with the supposed tradition up to now, half of the characters are from the Stre...

 
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Super Crate Box updated to fix scoring error

Dutch developer Vlambeer has released an updated version of their IGF award-nominated game Super Crate Box. Version 1.04 fixes an "error" which was causing points to be awarded for collecting the game's titular crates and not for killing en...

 
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Dtoid (the show) week 8: Bad ass Hollywood all stars

I can't even begin to recap all the stuff that happened this week on The Destructoid Show. Despite the fact that we're in a pre-VGA's news lull, we still found plenty to talk about. Off the top of my head, I know that Tofu Boy, the Uncharte...

 
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Twisted Pixel is teasing something with this countdown

Comic Jumper has been out long enough that it's probably about time for Twisted Pixel to tease it's next game, right? I mean, they've got five kids to feed. If a new countdown on the studio's website is any indication, we'll be hearing an a...

 
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Missed the show?  Catch the archived clip here, or follow us on Justin.tv to catch the next one.   read

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Atlus promises Demon's Souls servers until March 2011

Yesterday, Atlus sent a note to its fanclub, the so-called "Faithful," promising to maintain Demon's Souls' North American servers until at least March 2011. I suppose that you could play it as a single-player game, but that'd be missi...

 
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Play Modern Warfare 2 with Dane Cook, pretend he's funny

In a move certain to draw hordes of people to the service, Microsoft has announced their latest "Game with Fame" promotion. This coming weekend, players of Modern Warfare 2 will have the opportunity to play the game with none other tha...

 
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Sledgehammer Games gets a Web site, speculation ensues

Sledgehammer Games, you know, that fairly new Activision studio formed around Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey? Believe me when I say they are working on something mysterious. The developer's Web site has just recently gone live, and whil...

 
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Beyond Good & Evil 2 'on hold'

Do you hear that? That's the sound of nerd anguish, my friend. The announcement of Beyond Good & Evil 2 was something that many gamers had been longing for, and when it finally came it was like a dream come true. Unfortunately, the more...

 
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[email protected] DS game contains a trap

Japan's [email protected] games, up until now, have focused on the guidance of potential female pop stars as well as a bit of rhythm gaming, but an upcoming DS release in the series has mixed up that formula up a bit. Or should I say crossed up?Yo...

 
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Wilde, incest, and the Bible: Tale of Tales announce Fatale

This is how Tale of Tales (The Path, The Graveyard) creators Auriea Harvey and Michael Samyn describe their new game, Fatale, which is based on the biblical story of Salomé:We're interested in the idea of a love story that ends in de...

 
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The most blatant PSP rip-off the world will ever see

Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce the Geda VX690HD, perhaps the most blatantly obvious rip-off in the world. You almost have to congratulate Geda for summoning the kind of stones required to release a system that doesn't even try and l...

 
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It's a trap: Final Fantasy IV sequel coming to XBLA is most likely bullsh*t

A story is currently flying around the Interwebs concerning a potential release of Final Fantasy IV: The After on Xbox Live Arcade. Apparently, there was a page on Microsoft Japan's Xbox Web site which confirmed the release, including an im...

 
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Chinese government to outlaw Internet anonymity

China loves repression like the English love football riots, and today's Communist smackdown comes courtesy of a new law requiring all online gamers to register with their real names online. No more hiding behind a screen name in China. Fro...

 
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Dirty PSP upskirt action: PSP used as indecent panty snap grabber

The deputy head of a Nagoya technical college has been arrested for allegedly using a PSP and its camera peripheral to look up the skirt of a 19-year old woman. The dirty 59-year old administrator supposedly performed the wicked deed on the...

 
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Fight fires for 'real' with Real Heroes: Firefighters for the Wii

"Running into a burning building" can be found on my ever-growing list, "Things I Will Never Do Because I'm a Pussy." I understand and respect the role of firefighters, whether they're braving a blaze to save the life of...

 

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Deadgar64

So, I ordered a new graphics comes the new have no interest in the heard people talk about trading on Steam but everything Ive read seems know if thats a thing that can be done safely?

 
TheLimoMaker

On the final boss of Dark Souls Wish it was better The lore implications are superb, but the awful tracking attacks and cheap magic shots are things I will never let slide I was expecting an awesome one-on-one duel, I got a pansy magic

 
Nekrosys

Ratchet and Clank is now my Even though Dark Souls also came out this Because you can turn bosses into This is And yes, I know the PS4 capture footage shows how utterly shit I am at

 
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Id love to see the

 
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I feel like an old man, but fuck Ive noticed that they all seem to be over priveleged white people who want to feel like their ordeals are as important as real minorities - or they need serious mental help and not fucking

 
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TotalBiscuit? No Red lobster cheddar biscuit? Ill fuck that shit up in a heartbeat, sign me up

 
JohnSmith123

Man FFXIV seems like THE MMO right So much stuff is New dungeons, new raids, new trials, new features like Palace of the Dead, a new collab with level 5 and yokai watch, and much Thats just a patch

 
Sharukurusu

Playing FF6 and Im thinking, thieves in Zozo never thought a dude with a chainsaw would show up

 
Dreamweaver

I was goofing around invading in Dark Souls III and saw something kinda funny: I had to fight off two guys (I obviously wasnt trying to kill them) when another phantom got summoned to After they both killed me, the other guy arrived way too

 
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Just a reminder that Guiles Theme in SFV is

 
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You hear that guys? It is my heart shattering because Total Biscuit disagrees with

 
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The new Ratchet and Clank has easily secured a place on my top 5 games of 2016 through sheer virtue of it containing a Trophy that is unlocked by turning a helicopter into a That is

 
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Oh hey, I just noticed I recently crossed the five-year mark as an active, non-lurking member of this community!

 
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Suddenly I want a Fatal Fury hat

 
hlarge4

Ok, Pontiff Hes maybe a bit But not in a good Random Many with animations too fast to react When I beat him I feel like itll be more luck than

 
Dr Mel

So, with DS2 I came to like the game less and less over I really liked it at Thakfully I seem to be having the opposite experience with I was maybe skeptical at first but now I stop thinking about how Im going to replay it over and over

 
JohnGrisham

Was Super Mario 64 really that great? Never owned it, played a few times at a friends My N64 time was spent on 007, OoT, BanjoKazooie, Mario Kart,

 
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I was feeling drained the last few Was looking forward to watching legends of tomorrow tonight but it turns out the recording was This is one of those times I get so salty about the tiniest

 
klaw616

Still on my Kill la Kill kick (la Gotta share this amazing piece of art I got over the weekend from a local artist at this awesome little game Dude was even kind enough to sign it (even if I did cover it with the frame)

 
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my mom has begun using e-mail again

 
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A Certain Magical Generic magical high school Death Something genuinely Target

 
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