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La-Mulana EX

La-Mulana EX is nirvana for punishing game enthusiasts


Alternatively, 'Spelunking for Masochists'
Apr 04
There's a certain thrill to a game that punishes you for attempting to best it, as Bloodborne and Souls series fans can attest to. That's why there happen to be so many of them cropping up here and there, especially over the ... read
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Beyblade Evolution invading Nintendo World Store


Let it rip New York style
Oct 29
Rising Star Games, publisher of Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut, is throwing a special launch event today at the Nintendo World Store in New York city for their new 3DS title Beyblade Evolution. The event, which begins at 3 p.m EST and is open to the public, will provide hands-on play, in-depth demos from game experts, and hourly prize giveaways. read

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut: UE now on PSN


Download the FK out of it
Oct 19
Deadly Premonition, Jim Sterling's favorite game of all time is now available on PlayStation Network, containing all the material from the Director's Cut that was released earlier this year plus all the previously released do... read
Deadly Premonition

Deadly Premonition 'Visual Companion' ebook released


They sure do know how to milk a success
Oct 14
Fans of Deadly Premonition are being offered a new "Visual Companion" ebook through the iTunes store today. The supplement features more than 350 pages of material, including some of Swery65's notes, and an assortment of... read
Deadly Premonition to PC

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut on PC this Halloween


Call me York
Sep 03
Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut achieved a Steam release through Greenlight.The weird, Twin Peaks-y murder mystery Jim so famously awarded a 10/10 review got its prettied up Director's Cut on PS3, though the original game ... read

Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut on Steam Greenlight


PC ... in the coffee
Jul 18
Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut is eyeing a PC release via the wondrous passage of Steam Greenlight. At last, computer gamers can experience the delirious delights of Agent York Morgan and his hunt for the Raincoat Kil... read
Deadly Premonition may be the most well known review I've ever written. It's certainly one of the most debated 10/10 scores I've ever awarded -- though I've not awarded too many. It's a score I stand by wholeheartedly, and De... read feature

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Sip the Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut launch vid


Isn't it time you drank the Coffee?
Apr 24
I'm a tea drinker, but I'm drinking coffee this morning in honor of this new launch trailer for Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut. Burned my lips but it felt so good. We're about a week away from the game's April 30 lau... read
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Deadly Premonition PS3's pre-order bonuses detailed


From releasing into obscurity to retail-specific pre-order bonuses!
Mar 29
Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut comes out next month (4/30) on PS3 and it will offer retailer-specific pre-order bonuses, which is a little bit of an oddity for a game getting its unexpected second life. Almost takes the s... read
Deadly Premonition

Deadly Premonition looks better than ever


Director's cut trailer shows fancy HD graphics
Mar 22
Spoiler alert: Rising Star Games has released a new trailer for Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut which shows off the remastered game's updated graphics. It does, however, blatantly reveal one rather significant el... read
Destructoid’s love affair with the inimitable, idiosyncratic Deadly Premonition is a point of public record. Jim’s infamous, glowing, 10/10 review turned a lot of people onto the game -- myself included -- and for... read feature

[Update: Contest over! Winners have been PM'd.] Our friends at Rising Star Games have given us 20 PSN codes for Under Defeat HD to hand out to the Destructoid community! We thought the game was pretty good, so why not try it ... read feature

 
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Review: Under Defeat HD

Nov 28 // Allistair Pinsof
Helicopters are complex, unwieldy machines. In games, their difficulties are either flat-out ignored (Twin Cobra) or make for one of the steepest learning curves you’ll ever face (Battlefield 2). Under Defeat is a ba... read feature

A first glimpse of Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut


Catch a few precious seconds after all the marketing quotes
Oct 31
Rising Star games dropped a little tease of Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut today, and what a tiny morsel it is. Following about a minute of quotes about the release from fine publications such as Giant Bomb, EGM and ... read

Deadly Premonition Director's Cut coming early 2013


Re-release of cult hit to improve gameplay and add new features
Oct 16
Rising Star Games has confirmed today their intention to publish a "Director's Cut" edition of the 2010 small-town suspense thriller, Deadly Premonition, early in 2013 for PlayStation 3. This new version will feature updated ... read

Virtue's Last Reward gets Euro trailer, you lucky dogs


Oct 05
Behold! The first English trailer for Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward! It may not be super amazing, but at least it's evidence that our Euro brethren have something to look forward to! As you may recall, Nine Hours, Nine P... read

Rejoice shoot-em-up fans: Under Defeat HD is set for PSN!


Aug 22
If I made a list of Japan-only shooters that are most deserving of a western release, G. Rev’s one-of-a-kind helicopter shooter Under Defeat would be at the top of the list. Well, maybe it’s time I cross it off.Fo... read

Rising Star bringing Carrier Command to the US in Q3 2012


Jun 29
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... read

Things aren't looking so good for Cave Interactive


May 17
Sorry all you bored PlayStation Vita owners! While Cave Interactive announced its support for Sony's new portable at TGS last year that's not happening anymore. The latest issue of Famitsu magazine listed both titles amidst a... read

Cave shooter Akai Katana descending onto the Xbox 360


May 05
Good news fellow STG enthusiasts! Cave's side-scrolling bullet-hell adventure Akai Katana is making its way to the Xbox 360, courtesy of Rising Star Games. Publishers of everything awesomely Japanese on the other side o... read

Operation Rainfall to pitch Pandora's Tower to publishers


Apr 22
After using two similar campaigns with Xenoblade Chronicles and The Last Story, Operation Rainfall is trying something new with their approach to get Pandora's Tower published in the US. In addition to fans ral... read

Bit.Trip Complete & Saga now releasing March 16th for EU


Feb 18
Bit.Trip Complete and Saga were released several months ago here in North America, but across the pond there are still plenty of fans eagerly awaiting their release. Fortunately, Europeans don't have much longer to wait,... read

Don't buy Deadly Premonition on Games on Demand yet!


Jul 06
Deadly Premonition arrived on Games on Demand today, but publisher Rising Star is urging European customers not to buy it yet. It's supposed to be available for £14.99 on Xbox Live, but went up for the exorbitant p... read






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