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Deception IV

Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess confirmed for North America


In July as 'The Nightmare Princess'
Apr 30
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, ... read
Kanye West

Kanye West to bless all the world with his videogame talents


Yeezy season continues
Feb 21
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... read
Deception IV

Deception IV: Another Princess adds a school and hospital setting


This game gets better every week
Feb 06
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 fea... read
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 feature

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 feature

Kill the Bad Guy

Indie studio Exkee wants you to Kill the Bad Guy


But make it look like an accident
Mar 06
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 ... read
Trapt joins PS2 Classics

Tecmo PS2 Classic Trapt coming to PSN next week


Whet your appetite for Deception IV with this PS2 Classic
Feb 01
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 PlayS... read
 
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Review: Castle Doombad

Jan 09 // Chris Carter
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 feature

Deception

Killing with traps in new Deception IV gameplay footage


So many traps!
Jan 01
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, inc... read
Dtoid TV

Live show: Home security at its finest in Trapt


Blades, boulders, and bombs, what could be better than that?
Nov 11
[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 c... read
Deception IV

Tecmo Koei announces Deception IV localization


It's not a trap!
Sep 19
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-imagini... read
 
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The joy of traps

Apr 25 // Chris Carter
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 feature

Street Fighter X Tekken is a trap with new characters


Jul 21
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 ar... read

Super Crate Box updated to fix scoring error


Apr 01
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... read

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


Dec 06
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 Bo... read

Twisted Pixel is teasing something with this countdown


Nov 19
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 ... read
Missed the show?  Catch the archived clip here, or follow us on Justin.tv to catch the next one. read feature

Atlus promises Demon's Souls servers until March 2011


Jul 22
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 ... read

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


Dec 22
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... read

Sledgehammer Games gets a Web site, speculation ensues


Dec 09
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... read

Beyond Good & Evil 2 'on hold'


Aug 25
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. Unfortun... read

iDOLM@STER DS game contains a trap


Jul 13
Japan's iDOLM@STER 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 sa... read

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


Jun 25
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 ... read

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


May 11
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... read

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


Jan 28
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, ... read

Chinese government to outlaw Internet anonymity


Jan 16
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 nam... read

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


May 29
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 wic... read

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


May 12
"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 s... read

Too Human will make it if we just BELIEVE!


Mar 05
Silicon Knights president Denis Dyack has made a heart-tugging statement explaining why he's stuck with Too Human, despite its notorious problems.  Say "Too Human" to any gamer right now and you can expect a re... read

Bargain Bin Laden #33: Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty


Jan 03
Ask anybody, I'm a massive Metal Gear Solid fan. For me, Hideo Kojima is a God when it comes to developing characters and storylines in games. This series stands next to Konami's other great line of titles, Silent Hill, and o... read






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