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7:54 AM on 05.12.2011

Creative Assembly working on new Aliens game

It's been revealed that Shogun 2: Total War developer Creative Assembly is working on a new Aliens game. Details are sparse, but it's been confirmed to RPS to be an action title, with the studio bumping up its employees consi...

Jim Sterling

12:20 PM on 04.28.2011

Tribeca L.A. Noire preview and swag to win

Despite Jim's recent rantings the worlds of film and gaming are growing ever closer. We can argue over whether this is a boon or a detriment to gaming all we want, but when this fact means that Destructoid's sister manly brot...

Matthew Razak

Preview: Red Johnson's Chronicles photo
Preview: Red Johnson's Chronicles
by Tara Long

Several things came to mind when I first heard of Red Johnson's Chronicles. I thought it perhaps the heroic tale of one man's struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic planet overrun by one-legged banshees. Or maybe, I hypothesized, you play as an elderly gentleman librarian whose chronicles were stolen and now you must search the globe in order to retrieve them! I even wondered for a second if it was about a giant anthropomorphic penis that breaks loose from its owner and goes on a terrorizing rampage around the city before finally devouring a bus full of tourists. Or maybe, I presumed, it's just a story about a guy who solves a mystery or something.

Well, turns out, I was right.

Red Johnson’s Chronicles is your average point-and-click adventure game with a murder mystery twist. Taking inspiration from titles like Monkey Island, Professor Layton, and Phoenix Wright, the game manages to seamlessly infuse problem solving skills with investigative techniques in a way that is nothing short of captivating. In doing so, the developers have created what they feel offers a fun and interesting alternative to Rockstar’s upcoming murder mystery, L.A. Noire, at a significantly lower price point.

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8:00 AM on 04.05.2011

SEGA registers Sonic Generations

SEGA has recently registered a new domain name for Sonic Generations, with rumblings suggesting that this is the name of the "real" current generation Sonic game. What does that mean? From what I can gather, it means it'll be...

Jim Sterling

10:40 AM on 03.28.2011

NPD acts wankish, blocks media from seeing sales figures

The videogame industry is utterly f*cking stupid when it comes to secrecy, and nowhere has that become more apparent than with the NPD. For those who don't know, the NPD collects sales data of videogames and consoles in North...

Jim Sterling

11:40 AM on 03.22.2011

Quantic Dream's next game may be called Fiv5

David "I won some BAFTAs and now I know everything" Cage may be working on a game called Fiv5, if various domain registrations and online profiles are anything to be believed.  Two URLS -- and -- ...

Jim Sterling

10:20 AM on 01.28.2011

Nintendo announces Pandora's Tower, doesn't tell us much

Nintendo's announced a new game for Wii in Japan, and it's called (roughly translated) Pandora's Tower: Until I'm By Your Side Again. Prepare yourselves for the flood of Pandora's Tower info I'm about to dump on you. Ready? I...

Nick Chester

6:00 PM on 12.05.2010

Renegade Kid set to reveal next game; we have a secret!

Renegade Kid, developer of fine Nintendo DS titles like Dementium and Moon, will reveal its new game tomorrow. Studio co-founder Jools Watsham has even been dropping hints on the next title all over his Twitter account. Here'...

Nick Chester

4:40 PM on 11.29.2010

'Murder Your Maker' VGA teaser rumored to be Prototype 2

As we slowly trudge our way toward the Spike Video Game Awards, incessant speculation and rudderless gossip runs rampant. The latest biggie is the appearance of a "Murder Your Maker" teaser site featuring the back o...

Jim Sterling

12:00 PM on 10.06.2010

Platinum Games working on unannounced multiplayer game

Platinum Games, the studio behind madcap violence fests MadWorld, Bayonetta and Vanquish, is making a rare venture into the realm of multiplayer on its next project.  "We haven’t officially announced it yet, but we...

Jim Sterling

3:30 AM on 08.19.2010

Shank music now online, alternate costumes revealed

A couple of weeks ago, Klei Entertainment offered up the complete soundtrack for their upcoming game Shank provided they could get 1,500 people to like their Facebook page. While the goal was almost instantly met, the re...

Conrad Zimmerman

7:00 PM on 06.23.2010

Former Pandemic, Obsidian folks working on 'Necromancer'?

Earlier this year, Calabasas, California developer Killspace Entertainment opened its doors. Made up of former employees of high profile studios like Pandemic, Obsidian, Red 5, and Electronic Arts, its website is currently up...

Nick Chester

4:00 AM on 06.13.2010

E3 10: Kojima teases, food chopped, secrets secreted

The fine folks at Kojima Productions are at it again. They love to tease, and their most recent tease, which is counting down to E3, is possibly the strangest yet. If you head over here you'll see a bunch of images of food an...

Matthew Razak

10:20 AM on 06.11.2010

A mysterious ION-branded controller appears!

What's this? Some kind of videogame controller from ION Audio? Received from an anonymous source, we've been able to find no information on this ION "Total Control" (which appears to be a game controller/keyboard/mouse hybrid...

Nick Chester

7:00 AM on 06.11.2010

Itagaki's next game revealed tonight on GameTrailers TV

There have been some murmurings regarding a game reveal coming at the tail end of tonight's GameTrailers TV Pre-E3 special on Spike. We'd heard that the announcement would be from a "legendary" figure within the games industr...

Conrad Zimmerman

5:00 AM on 06.10.2010

Sherlock Holmes DS website opens

Focus Home Interactive has just launched a website for their upcoming DS title, Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of Osborne House. I honestly only went and checked it out because the last time I played a Sherlock Holmes game o...

Conrad Zimmerman