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#Southpeak

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2001's Stronghold was a very good, and very European game. Finally you could build up an entire castle from the ground up, man the walls with your units, and manage the feudal economy to support all of it. It was the kind of ...   read

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New Section 8: Prejudice maps hit PSN September 13

Section 8: Prejudice will be receiving a new DLC expansion on PlayStation Network in a couple of weeks, called the "Frontier Colonies Map Pack." On September 13th, players in the US will be able to pick up a pair of new maps for $3.99 while...

 
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Reserve Stronghold 3 and get the first Stronghold free

The Steam Summer Sale may be over, but the deals never stop.  Just by pre-ordering the historical real-time strategy game Stronghold 3 through Steam you get the exclusive single player level Tower of London, which sounds like a neat to...

 
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Reality Pump had perhaps one of the most enviably easy jobs in videogame history -- create a game that was better than Two Worlds. When Naughty Dog needs to make an Uncharted sequel, it has an increasingly tough act to follow...   read

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Two Worlds II gets (tiny) delay on PC

The PC version of Two Worlds II will receive a three-day delay, according to Southpeak. The postponement was first noticed by Destructoid reader Aaron, who had been informed by Amazon that the game would run late. We checked in with the pub...

 
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On today's Swagtacular, I get to do my very first special edition unboxing! I've never gotten to do one of these before, so this was a lot of fun. Of course, since I can't ever do anything properly, things go a bit ... spicy ... towards the end.  In fact ... I'm sorry. I'm very sorry. In this episode, I ruined videogames for everybody.   read

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Sordahon's Journey continues into customer service

I respect an organization which can poke fun at itself, something SouthPeak Games has always been more than capable of. Supporting my claim is this new video for Two Worlds II which sees the return of that lovable malcontent...

 
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Two Worlds II dev diary talks changes

In a new developer diary video, Creative Director Scott Cromie talks about the changes they made to make Two Worlds II a better game than the first one. From what I've heard, the sidequests have silly humor, the spell crafting system is p...

 
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Do you hear that? It's the Man, and he's coming. SouthPeak Interactive made a filling with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on November 19th which revealed that the publisher's chairman Terry Phillips and ...   read

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A rock ballad for Two Worlds II's Sordahon

The folks at SouthPeak persist in producing these oddly charming videos to promote Two Worlds II centered around second-string villain Sordahon. In this fifth installment, we're given a visual recap of some of the events which have tr...

 
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Two Worlds II gets a new trailer

Hey! A trailer! For Two Worlds II! Oh wait ... well, anything is better than the first game. But seriously, I've seen what TopWare has done with the new game a few times and it's going to be good. Five years have spanned between the two ga...

 
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Nail'd is probably the best racer you'll play this year

Monday evening was a special night for me for many reasons. I finally got Ben PerLee to agree to touch my breasts, but more importantly Deep Silver hosted an event here in San Francisco for their newest racing game, Nail'd. Nail'd and I go...

 
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Two Worlds II delayed again

Originally due out for release this month, Two Worlds II has been delayed yet again by publisher Southpeak. The promisingly not-totally-shit sequel to the totally-very-shit Two Worlds has now been shunted into 2011 with a vague January rele...

 
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Two Worlds II's Sordahon does contract negotiations

I would expect that the process of hiring a celebrity to be in your videogame has the potential to be very frustrating indeed. Take Sordahon from Two Worlds II as an example. Here, the people at Southpeak are doing everything they can...

 
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Getting Nail'd with 'The Gaming Pope'

This is Nail'd, DeepSilver's new dirt-bike and ATV racing game. The man dressed as "The Gaming Pope" (a religion I can accept) is Geoff Blair, and he takes time from banishing our sins to tell us all about their upcoming game, and what sho...

 
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Battle vs. Chess hits shelves September 28

After reading ou r Battle vs. Chess preview, I know what you were thinking: "Who the hell is Tara Long?" and when can I get my hands on this fine original piece of software? The answer to your first question is… I don't know either....

 
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I had the pleasure of being shown a pre-alpha build of Stronghold 3 by the Director of Firefly studios, Simon Bradbury, this afternoon. He opened the demo by stating that he didn't feel Stronghold 2 was a bad game, rather that it tried to do too many things and lost focus of what made the first Stronghold game so popular. With Stronghold 3, however, the game is set to return to its roots.   read

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Listen up nerds, it’s time to take off your robes and wizard hats for a second ‘cause there’s a new game in town, and it answers to the name of Battle vs. Chess. If you’ve ever found yourself wonderin...   read

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[Publisher's note: Meet our new previews editor, Tara Long. On her first day at the job, she already filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Destructoid. Please join us in giving her an inappropriate welcome. -Niero] Ever s...   read

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The environments of Two Worlds II

Two Worlds was a game I was probably never going to like. Neither a fan of fantasy genres nor having the time and attention span for lengthy role-playing games, it just wasn't built for me. Nevertheless, I still kept eyeing it at the ...

 
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Two Worlds wasn't too hot. I know it. You know it. The people who made the game know it. One person who definitely knows it is villainous henchman Sordahon, who gave up the life of a mysterious brooding thrall to become...   read

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Our initial preview of Two Worlds II saw TopWare and Reality Pump show off a game that looked nothing like its predecessor. The team learned from their mistakes and have created everything from the ground up for the seque...   read

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Developer TopWare Interactive visited the Dtoid HQ recently to show us some more of Two Worlds II. I got to talking about the game's narrative structure with TopWare's PR Director, Jake DiGennaro, when he revealed that a thir...   read

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Slipknot, Rise Against & more bringing tunes to nail'd

nail'd is the upcoming racing game from Deep Silver and Techland that gives a giant f*ck you to the laws of physics. A game as crazy as this should have a rocking soundtrack and that's just what we're going to get. Songs from Slipknot, Bac...

 
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Preview: Two Worlds II (it's actually fun!)

There are children yet unborn who weep within the bellies of their mothers, knowing they are to be thrust into the same world that gave us Two Worlds. The original RPG from Topware Interactive is so atrocious, so unutterably diabolical that...

 
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I typically don't get along with "realistic" racing games, but I'll love any good racer that does something a little over-the-top. This is why I am somewhat drawn to Nail'd, a new bike racing game from Southpeak Interactive. It trades in realistic physics for sheer speed, and surprisingly it works out quite well. Read on for some hands-on impressions of Nail'd.   read

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Two Worlds II debut trailer is all epic n' stuff

Two Worlds II is a game with a hard job. It's got to convince people it's worth buying despite its status as a sequel to the worst RPG made this generation. It's shocking to think Two Worlds ever got a sequel, but watching the debut traile...

 
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Here's who won the Dementium II/Astro A30 contest!

Our second Dementium II and Astro A30 contest was a huge success. Every single entry was just beyond amazing. It was tough picking who would win but we were able to narrow down our choices down to Mitchell and Jenki. Congratulations, Jenki!...

 
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This week we're giving away another copy of Renegade Kid's and South Peak's Dementium II. The survival-horror title is now out in stores and you can win yourself a copy, plus a signed poster for Dementium II and an Astro A30 ...   read

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We think Dementium II is trying to tell us something

Southpeak just sent over a review copy of its DS horror game Dementium II, with a mysterious message attached. As you can see in the above image, it came packed with a diaper and a label that reads, "Seriously... just trust me." Whatever co...

 

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Gundy

I love me some dill

 
Fuzunga

This is already worth at least $60, which is double what I paid for Along with my three (PS4, Vita, DOS) copies of Retro City Rampage, Im going to be rich

 
Luca Blight

Is it weird to not care for Devil May Cry 1 but absolutely love the 3rd Maybe it was the mood I was

 
RiffRaff

Star Fox tip: Well, I just discovered that if you plug your headphones directly into the gamepad, all of the audio is routed through the Not optimal for fixing the fixing the audio, but a lot better than the shit quality of the gamepad

 
Confuseddalek

Im having more fun playing Shantae than I ever was with Dark YEAH I SAID IT

 
iam16bit

Also Nintendo posted the full Squid Sisters concert on

 
gajknight

That feeling when youre about to settle down with a nice cup of tea when your mum asks you to go out and get some fish and

 
Dreggsao

I just finished the singleplayer of Battlefield 4 (playing the last mission 3 times for MP unlocks) and it was comically Still leagues better than the BF3

 
OrochiLeona

Jeez, still months to

 
Rico the Penguin

I might quantify the covenant item drop rates into values of # of Brooklyn 99 Thus far its looking like the Darkmoon items drop at a rate of to 1 B99 Once all 3 seasons are done Im not sure what to

 
Torchman

Menu setup on super robot wars z3 is much nicer than the first Not even referring to a translation guide due to how much easier it is

 
iam16bit

Saw this trending on Facebook, 30 animators got together and recreated the opening of Super Smash

 
Nathan D

Anyone remember that show MXC?

 
Scrustle

Not having a great time with DS3 Stuck right at the start of Irithyll against enemies who are just too damn Ive resorted to summoning help, but everyone is either just as bad as me, or I get invaded at the same

 
WryGuy

Is it weird that this is the missing link that makes me want to buy Amiibo? For the most part theyre just shelf-items anyway, so this just helps them play the role

 
YoeriB

No reviews until after launch, one way to show confidence in your product This just leads me to believe that not a whole lot of those problems in the beta have been fixed, hope Im

 
JcDent

Place your bets on the survival on the robot! Will it sacrifice valiantly for the humans? Will it pull a Riley and not play an important part in the game? Place your bets, everyone!

 
Roxas1359

So I may have to give up my cat because hes become aggressive as of Current Status:

 
Torchman

THE GAME TOOK ROGER SMITH AWAY FROM ME IN THE OPENING FUCKING YOU

 
RenaudB90

Current status:

 
maycausecancer

Never played a MOBA Should I give Paragon a try?

 
LinkSlayer64

MY PATIENCE IS BEING THOROUGHLY TESTED BY IRL

 
Sr Churros

Question time: Im reinstalling Phantasy Star Online 2 later Do you guys want me to make a installation and/or signup guide on cblogs? There is enought interest or necessity for it? Yay or nay?

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Okay so Blizzards customer service system is fucking I tried to sign back into my Battlenet account (havent done so since I bought Starcraft years ago) and Locked out from attempting too many times and cant access chat or Help?

 
WryGuy

So Ive been waiting for YEARS on a regular sized New 3DS after I sold my regular I held out on the Animal Crossing one waiting or a regular release which isnt coming, but apparently if I swap out the face plate its just a plain system? Confirmed?

 
Torchman

IT YES YES YES YES

 
ChrisHannard

Monster Hunter, you lied to us!

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Mighty 9 has a release date now as a backer I just feel its too late for me to Ill give it a go but Im pretty disinterested as Maybe itll surprise me also still dont have a damn platform survey!

 
Amna Umen

Anyone know how I can get my copy of Dark Souls to stop freezing when I start up Open Broadcasting Software and try to record? I want to record some footage for a (I am using DSfix, but that goes without saying)

 
Alphadeus

Distorted Reality (2012) - Originally written for a video game project I was working on back in the A relatively dark piece of music with a neat piano The version for AD Infinitum I has an added organ/vocal part as

 

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