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Review in Progress: Destiny: House of Wolves


Den of puppies
May 19
Destiny was one of the weirdest releases in recent memory. It was so unbelievably ambitious, but when it dropped, it was basically a fraction of what Activision advertised. As time went on many tweaks were made to the ga... read
Guitar Hero Live

Guitar Hero Live adds 10 more songs I don't know


Hot acts like Marilyn Manson
May 19
I have willfully ignored Guitar Hero Live until now. I will go back to that after I finish informing you of the 10 songs newly confirmed for the game (?), none of which I recognize by name, but a few of which I have assuredly... read
Marvel-ous

Dead or Alive 5 gets superhero costume set


Marvel-ous
May 19
Not as on the nose as the Senran Kagura cross over and a bit more creative than the many "as few clothes as possible" packs, Dead or Alive 5 Last Round (the fourth, final iteration of Dead or Alive 5) debuted its super hero ... read
'Game 4'

20 minutes of the new game from Castle Crashers, BattleBlock dev


The Behemoth's 'Game 4'
May 19
Because apparently it's 2008 again, I actually played some Castle Crashers this year, which then got me hankering for some BattleBlock, which I prefer. And I'm thinking the tentatively titled "Game 4," with its strategy leanings, might make for my favorite Behemoth game yet. The 20 minutes above is an updated version of what Jordan played and previewed last year, if you prefer words. read
SMITE

Ratatoskr is a cute new character in SMITE that will happily murder you in your sleep


Awww....aaaaaghhh
May 19
SMITE is still trucking along for the long haul on PC and with the Xbox One beta, and developer Hi-Rez Studios has just revealed the newest god -- Ratatoskr. In case you're wondering, yes, that cute little critter is a r... read
Mortal Kombat X

Mortal Kombat X is nearly as popular as Ultra Street Fighter IV at Combo Breaker


A very small difference at the moment
May 19
The hyped has worked out for Mortal Kombat X it seems. It's done well both critically and commercially, and the fighting game community has taken a liking to it professionally as well. According to lead organizer Rick Th... read
BRASIL

Mortal Kombat X gets, uh, Brazil costume pack


Not the movie
May 19
Ok, look. I did pay $.99 for a PSN avatar once. An Italian-flag-colored LittleBigPlanet sackboy back in whatever World Cup when LittleBigPlanet was still a thing. Probably 2002 or something. Still! Mortal Kombat X's Ed Boon t... read
Geralt can't catch a break
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an improvement upon its predecessor in a lot of ways, and despite the fact that it's a tad more streamlined, there is a learning curve involved. Here's a few quick tips to get you started. read feature

The Witcher 3

Maybe you shouldn't download that Witcher 3 patch on Xbox One


What's important to you?
May 18
Before firing up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for its global launch tomorrow, you'll be prompted to download a day one update. This patch is supposed to fix some issues, and generally make everything better. That's not quit... read
Life is Strange

Life is Strange looks like it's going to start heating up


And blowing up
May 18
The third episode of Life is Strange releases this week, and it appears as if the embattled-teen story will really pick up speed with this next installment. That is, if this trailer has anything to say about it. Thus fa... read
The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3's day-one patch isn't all that massive


Also, have a launch trailer
May 18
When The Witcher 3 went gold, it was basically done. Although the normal industry protocol is to patch in a massive 20GB+ day-one patch to fix nearly everything, the day-one update for Wild Hunt only clocks in at 4... read
A Telltale game series

Episode 4 of Telltale's Game of Thrones is coming, here are some screens


More like LAME of thrones
May 18
Ah, Game of Thrones. I forget it's still a huge thing sometimes, like when I recently learned Mad Men is still on. This time it's the fourth episode, "Sons of Winter," of Telltale's adventure game take on the J.R.R. Tolkien property to remind me it's still around. Here are some pictures. Darren Nakamura liked the last episode and will be doing up a review of this'n when it comes. read
Capcom Producer talks revitalizing DMC4
In case you missed it, Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition is now a thing. Following up on their release of the excellent DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition (seriously, it's great), Capcom are readying their second hit o... read feature

House of Wolves

Destiny: House of Wolves will launch at 10AM PST tomorrow


Pre-load today
May 18
Tomorrow, Bungie will deploy the new House of Wolves expansion for Destiny at 10AM PST. It will include the Prison of Elders arena mode, the new Strike, more PVP maps, and a new story, with the Trials of Osiris PVP mode ... read
A superposition of good and bad
"Schrödinger's Cat" refers to an old physics thought experiment that highlights the weirdness of the quantum theory. Though it generally applies to very small particles, a device could be designed that leverages the prob... read feature

FFXV

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae 2.0 is coming next month


Early June
May 18
Some time ago Square Enix released the Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae demo out into the wild for PS4 and Xbox One. I really enjoyed it, despite the blemishes. It's also a work in progress, and the publisher seems keen o... read
LGBT Dragon Age

BioWare lead writer talks gay romances, LGBT characters, and Dragon Age sales


Did you ride the bull?
May 18
Fellow bearded brethren and radio personality Andy Borkowski interviewed David Gaider, the lead writer of Dragon Age: Inquisition on the topic of diversity in the series. David states that an argument could be made that ... read
Grand Theft Auto V

GTA 5 physical sales top 5 million in UK alone


And that's not even counting downloads
May 18
Grand Theft Auto V has sold over 5 million copies in the UK. The figures are confirmed by chart company GfK Chart-Track and don't even include download sales (meaning the squillions of recent Steam purchas... read
Now where's my $500 GPU...
The The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is finally releasing next week May 19th. It's storming in for the usual MSRP of $59.99 on console and PC - unless you preorder on PC where there's a 10% discount anywhere you shop. It's even ... read feature

Monochroma

Monochroma will not be coming to a lot of originally planned platforms


From the Kickstarter campaign
May 15
Back in May 2014, Monochroma was released. It was another Kickstarter success story that proved that the model can work, despite the fact that it had a rather middling reception at launch. Well, it partially-worked, as t... read
Diablo III

Diablo III to celebrate third anniversary the only way it knows how: cows


Moovelous
May 15
Diablo III turns three years old today, and Blizzard is hosting an event to celebrate. PC, Xbox One, and PS4 players will be able to embark upon extra portal quests, which will grant you extra loot. It'll run until May 2... read
Jack

Jack the robot is back in Tekken 7 as Jack-7


Too seven for me
May 15
While Yoshimitsu has undergone some sort of Cthulhuian ritual to turn into a squid, Jack will be returning as the same old robot you're familiar with. On May 19 the arcade edition of Tekken 7 will be getting Jack-7. His... read
Arkham Knight

Watch how Arkham Knight's 'Dual Play' mechanic works


Batman & Robin
May 15
It's been known for a while that Batman: Arkham Knight would feature a teamfighting mechanic of some sort called "Dual Play," but thanks to this official video we have a little more insight into how it works. Basically,... read
Xbox One bundle

Xbox One Master Chief Bundle on sale for $299 (today only)


$300 Xbox One, eh?
May 15
Not even during Black Friday of 2014 did the Xbox One drop to $299.99... so could it happen on a random day in May with no major holidays in sight? Sure, why not, says eBay deal. A limited 1,000 units of Xbox One Halo Master ... read
Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition coming to PC, Xbox One and PS4


Say goodbye to another 100 hours
May 15
People liked that Divinity: Original Sin thing last year, didn’t they? The CRPG won quite a few awards and was positively received here at Destructoid. Now developer Larian and publisher Focus Home Interactive... read
Smite

Smite's now in closed beta on Xbox One


Oh goody! Gems! My favourite!
May 15
Hi-Rez’s free-to-play MOBA Smite is now in closed beta on Xbox One. If you want it, you can sign up for it here. While being retooled to fit better with a controller, the game’s also had a few updates from i... read
NPD

April NPD: Xbox One outsells PS4


Mortal Kombat X tops all software
May 14
According to April's NPD numbers, the Xbox One proved it has some legs as it claimed the top spot for the month's console sales by knocking the PlayStation 4 down a notch. While Sony may be leading the console race overall an... read
Destiny DLC

Destiny: House of Wolves' launch trailer is out


Yes, people still play Destiny
May 14
Destiny: House of Wolves comes out next week, which means its launch trailer time. The trailer compiles most of the information Bungie has released via livestream over the last few weeks and gives players a quick overvi... read
Xbox One

Testing company claims Microsoft can brick your Xbox One whenever it wants (Update)


Guess some of that old DRM remains?
May 14
[Update: Microsoft issued a statement, saying: "To be clear, if a console is suspended from Xbox Live for a violation of the Terms of Use, it can still be used offline. Microsoft enforcement action does not result in a consol... read
Madden 16 trailer

That Odell Beckham catch looks way less impressive in Madden 16


Another year another Madden
May 14
In case you were concerned, yes, there will be a Madden this year. Madden 16, so expect it to feature a lot of One Direction and complain about how it wanted the 7 series BMW, not that poverty-lined 4 series. It seems the on... read






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