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Sunset Overdrive

Sunset Overdrive viral site opens up, plans special events for fans


Insomniac Games teases info about characters and upcoming events
May 05
The surprise reveal of Sunset Overdrive at Microsoft's E3 2013 press conference got many people excited, including much of the staff at Destructoid. As a brand-new open-world shooter set in a visually rich and colorful world,... read

Xbox boss Phil Spencer teases Xbox One new IPs, Japanese games


Set for E3 reveal
May 05
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, dropped plenty of teases on Twitter for what we can expect at E3 2014.  The first is a bit obvious: Microsoft will announce new IP and new sequels at E3. That's how you E3... read

More new 2D Prince of Persia hints on Twitter?


A tweet pulled
Apr 23
We heard some rumors of a new 2D Prince of Persia that could use the Rayman Legends engine a few days ago. And now a tweet from Drew James, a Ubisoft engineeer with the username @UbiDrew, shared above image, asking "What next... read
And we need a new Pokemon Snap, too
inFamous: Second Son saw an almost benign update with Photo Mode last week (hashtag many filters). With it, you're photografree to turn off the HUD, adjust depth of field, change time of day, and, well, take pictures. Picture... read feature

Zero Escape woes

Zero Escape not profitable in Japan, trilogy end on hold


No reward for the virtuous
Feb 13
999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors' success in the West was enough to birth a sequel, Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward. That sequel ends on a cliffhanger and it doesn't look like it will be resolved any time soon. Ser... read
Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird creator says he's taking the game down


Creator "cannot take this anymore"
Feb 08
Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has announced via Twitter that he will be taking the game down some point on Sunday. He has stated that he "cannot take this anymore." In subsequent tweets, Nguyen explains that the taking down... read
Bethesda

Bethesda will not show anything new at VGX


No, Fallout 4 will not be revealed anytime soon
Dec 05
Looks like we got our first disappointment of the week. With the VGX awards only two days away, the anticipation for what new titles are going to be revealed is reaching fever pitch. Unfortunately, we just got a confirmation ... read
Bayonetta

Kamiya's Tweet about Bayonetta Wii U spurs fan campaign


Operation Dead Angles works to
Nov 24
Nintendo's announcement of Bayonetta 2 as a 2nd party Wii U exclusive was a big deal last year. Some fans immediately exploded with rage, demanding that the game also be brought to the PS3 instead. Now it seems those roles ha... read
congrats

Sony tweets 'Congrats' to Microsoft for Xbox One launch


The Next Generation is here
Nov 22
With just a simple word and some hashtags, Sony has congratulated Microsoft on the launch of the Xbox One. The PlayStation Twitter account tweeted out, "Congrats, @Xbox @Microsoft! #NextGeneration #GreatnessAwaits." this morn... read
Destiny beta codes

Destiny giving away beta codes on Twitter this week


Watch for Tweets!
Oct 21
On the official Destiny Twitter account, Bungie has teased that it will be giving away beta keys this week. "You might want to keep checking back in with us this week; we'll be posting #Destiny Beta codes randomly each day." ... read

Legendary Pictures' Warcraft movie coming December 2015


Confirmed
Oct 01
It seems like previous predictions were right on the money. Well, at least the year was right. The latest tweet from the Warcraft Twitter account confirms a release date for the Warcraft film: We’re pleased to announce... read
Uh-oh, SpaghettiOs

Mario SpaghettiOs!? Are we back in the 80s!?


Wash it down with some Hi-C Ecto Cooler
Sep 18
I thought this was a joke. It's not a joke. Campbell's has partnered with Nintendo to release Mario-branded SpaghettiOs. Why, yes, it is the year 2013. Back in the late 80s and early 90s, you couldn't toss a penny down a supe... read
Having a crack at that whole Phil Fish thing
In this extra episode, Jimquisition lends a rambling mouth to the controversy surrounding Phil Fish and his dramatic exit from the videogame world. read feature

FEZ 2 cancelled

Phil Fish has meltdown on Twitter, rashly cancels FEZ II


People are mean to each other, game gets cancelled
Jul 27
[Update: Phil Fish has posted on Twitter: "to be clear, im not cancelling FEZ II because some boorish fuck said something stupid, im doing it to get out of games. and im getting out of games because i choose not to put u... read
Shantae

Shantae FINALLY boogies onto 3DS on July 18


A month-long delay can't stop the sprightly half-genie lass
Jul 10
Good news, everyone! The critically acclaimed Game Boy Color gem, Shantae, was originally scheduled to release on the 3DS Virtual Console on June 20, but unsuspecting technical hiccups delayed the launch until some time this ... read

When worlds collide, heroes return


What is this?
Jul 10
The PlayStation Twitter account teased a couple of images this morning. First it was this eclipse looking thing, and now this one that looks like some kind of portal. "When worlds collide, heroes return," it says. Insomniac's Twitter is copied in one of the tweets, too. What could this be for? A new Ratchet project? Any guesses, folks? Insomniac says that "big news" is coming tomorrow. read

Dreams come true: FEZ to be patched on Xbox 360


Phil Fish delivers miracles like an angry Santa Clause
Jul 05
Phil Fish, fancy lad and angry boy, has proclaimed to the world that FEZ will be patched once more on Xbox Live Arcade. As Gabrielle herself sung in the 90s, dreams can come true (look at me, babe, I'm here with you).&nb... read

Pitchford encourages Aliens: Colonial Marines PR tactics


The School of Bullshit is open to new students
Jul 01
Randy Pitchford is far from ashamed that Aliens: Colonial Marines looked nowhere near as good in real life as it did in highly scripted showcase demos, going so far as to encourage the industry to do it more. According to the... read
Mario Kart 8

Rumor: Mario Kart 8 drifts onto Wii U in April 2014


Nintendo of Europe newsletter lets slip the release date
Jun 29
After Wii Sports, which had the benefit of being bundled with all non-Japanese Wiis for the longest time, Mario Kart Wii is the best-selling game for Nintendo's white wonder -- it's moved over 34 million units as of this past... read
Metal Gear Solid

Hideo Kojima suggests starting with Metal Gear Solid 3


Control scheme is more modern than earlier titles
Jun 29
I'm so behind with the Metal Gear Solid series it's bordering on pathetic. Since playing through the famous bait n' switch in MGS 2, I've maybe only given the franchise a few hours of my life. I made it across to the bri... read
Bayonetta

CONFIRMED! Bayonetta's Enzo = Danny DeVito + Joe Pesci


Pesci is obvious, but DeVito? Not seeing it
Jun 28
If you play the original Bayonetta and don't immediately think of Joe Pesci the moment Enzo opens his mouth, you haven't been getting enough Vinny in your life. Some people find his manner of speech annoying, but like former ... read
Wii U region locks

Gamers campaign to end Wii U region locking


Tear down the wall!
Jun 24
With Microsoft reversing all its content control policies on Xbox One, and Sony already planning a region-free PlayStation 4, Nintendo is insisting on keeping all the territories separated on Wii U. Fans are now taking the pl... read
Some things deserve to die
It looks like we're going to do this dance again. So soon. In the wake of Microsoft reversing its Xbox One DRM policies, brave corporate warrior Cliff Bleszinski wasted little time in telling us how this would be a bad thing ... read feature

Game magazine scrubs Ellie from The Last of Us artwork


The Creepy Cull continues
Jun 19
I've talked at length about the Creepy Cull of female protagonists in the game industry, where women are shunted off promotional materials and deemed unworthy to act as playable characters. It seems the scythe is wielded not ... read

Telltale Games teases mystery title via Vine


The Walking Dead? Fables? Or maybe a new title!
Jun 03
Today, Telltale Games posted a mystery video of an unknown game on its Vine account. No doubt taking some notes from Bethesda's last Vine tease, it should be no surprise that developers are taking advantage of the short video... read

Blow: Microsoft's lying about Xbox One cloud power


Jonathan Blow disputes the cloud's infinite power
May 27
Microsoft has been making a big deal about the "infinite power of the cloud," claiming it'll make the Xbox One more powerful, with enhanced, superior games. Jonathan Blow, the man behind Braid and The Witness, disagrees, goin... read

Gamers make it clear to Sony they want a DRM-free PS4


#PS4noDRM
May 27
While Microsoft continues to flop around following the revelation of its Xbox One user restrictions, gamers have sensed an opportunity to suggest Sony steal some free PR points, campaigning for a DRM-free PlayStation 4. ... read
Way to go, Microsoft
Microsoft's Matt Booty affirmed earlier today that digital publishing policies on Xbox One would be no different than they were on Xbox 360. Any hope that Microsoft would right the ship that has inconvenienced a good number o... read feature

EA dev hates Wii U

EA Sports dev says 'The Wii U is crap'


Twitter is where people keep it real
May 17
We already knew that EA wasn't working on any Wii U games, but we weren't made privy to the exact reasons for that decision. Other than the puzzling report that EA's Frostbite 2 doesn't test well on the console (despite the f... read

Confirmed: Game sequel in development right now


Devolver Digital CFO spills the beans
May 14
Today, Devolver Digital has confirmed that a sequel to a game you like is in development as we speak. This exciting news, delivered by CFO Fork Park via Twitter, could be taken as absolute confirmation that Shadow Hearts IV i... read






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