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Kingdom For Hire

Kingdom Under Fire II gets lengthy PS4 gameplay trailer


Still still alive! And free-to-play, I guess
Jun 24
Kingdom Under Fire II, announced six years ago as a 360 game, is still still alive and feeling even more still alive with a proper PlayStation Blog post talking about the PS4 version, and a large scale raid video with scorpions, knights, guns, flamethrowers, and tits with super low nipples (3:15).  read
Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs sets day-one sales record for Ubisoft


New open-world action title is Ubisoft's most successful launch
May 28
There was certainly hype surrounding Watch Dogs. From its surprising reveal back in 2012, there were a lot of eyes locked on this particular title. Even after delays and some controversy surrounding the graphics, it still man... read
The final installment of the Arkham series
After months of leaks, we finally saw the reveal of Batman: Arkham Knight as the upcoming cover story for this month's Game Informer. As the final installment in the Arkham series, The Dark Knight faces his toughest challenge... read feature

Disney Infinity, Murdered: Soul Suspect, Kodoku & Bikinis


DTOID News is filmed in front of an actual camera
Feb 04
Well, we got a new camera and I accidentally switched it onto "Sears Portrait Studio" mode, so sorry if I look a little bit like I'm in a porno from the late eighties. (What else is new.) Today, we've got some more details o... read
Xbox One news

White Xbox One coming this year, update coming this March


A huge flood of Xbox One leaks slowly being corroborated
Jan 30
I don't want an Xbox One, but if I did, I'd want One in white. An anonymous NeoGAF poster let loose a flood of leaks, including word that October would see a white Xbox One bundled with Insomniac's Sunset Overdrive. A 1TB con... read
2013 game sales

Grand Theft Auto V outsells Call of Duty in 2013


Ding dong the witch is...slightly insulted
Jan 17
For the first time since Wii Play (2008), a Call of Duty game was not the number one selling game of the year. In 2013, that honor goes to Grand Theft Auto V, according to the NPD Group. Given that it brought in $800M day one... read
Capcom on next-gen

Capcom: Next-gen takes 'eight to ten times' more work


So that's why there's not a new Megaman game...
Jan 13
Capcom's new engine, Panta Rhei, is powering upcoming PS4 game Deep Down. Xbox One launch title Dead Rising 3 runs on a proprietary engine built at Capcom Vancouver called Forge. Reportedly, much of the team's development tim... read
Kingdom Under Fire II

Kingdom Under Fire II will have exclusive content on PS4


Still alive!
Jan 10
Just a small Kingdom Under Fire II update for the lot of you that were excited to learn that the game, originally announced in 2008, is totally coming out this year for PC and PS4. According to 2P, the open beta on PC will la... read
DTOID News! (Now with more pineapples!)
Hey there, teens! Who wants some keen news about the latest "vidz?" Well, too bad, because there's not a whole lot of it. However, there are some new details about Evolve and a trailer for Get Even that doesn't expl... read feature

PES 2015

Soccer punched: PES 2015 only confirmed for PS4


Soccer? I hardly know her!
Jan 09
Xbox One, the console of sports, sports, sports, seems to be having a hiccup delivering sports games. Sony-exclusive MLB 14 The Show will be the only next-gen baseball game. Yesterday, the official Pro Evolution Soccer Twitte... read
What do we want? These games! When do we want them? This year!
Ugh. Mondays, am I right? They're a day that people don't like because you have to do stuff and things after (maybe) not having to do those things, you know? Lame.  Let's reverse the trend and brighten the day with a positive. A list of some of Destructoid's most anticipated games of this, year 2 of Anno Luigi. That's 2014 for you streets behind Luddites still operating in AD.    read feature

Double Helix game

Killer Instinct dev working on sci-fi action shooter


Double Helix has something else going on besides Strider
Dec 20
Let's unravel this polymer of nucleic acids and LinkedIn resumes. First, concept artist James Paick showed off some sci-fi art from "Unannounced IP" linked to Double Helix. Some NeoGAF snooping uncovered a LinkedIn page for D... read
Mass Effect More

The new Mass Effect exists in a playable state right now


Mass Effect More
Dec 19
A new entry in the Mass Effect series, developed by BioWare's Montreal studio, is currently playable. Not by us outside the studio, of course. BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn tweeted, "Great time pla... read
Xbox TV

Xbox original programming coming early 2014


Sports, television
Dec 16
Nancy Tellem, head of Microsoft's original programming division, hopes they, "will be able to put something up in the first quarter, at minimum second quarter," Variety reports. Sounds like it won't kick off with the Steven S... read
Tomb Raider announcement

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One


'Fully re-built' for next gen consoles
Dec 07
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on January 28, 2014. The Definitive Edition has been "custom built" for the next gen consoles and includes all of the original DLC, digital versions of the Dark Ho... read
Why can't we be friends?

Nvidia: PC 'superior,' 'viable alternative' to consoles


Activiaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Dec 03
Nvidia consumer sales manager Matt Wright says the company is "proposing small form-factor PCs to be a viable alternative to the next-gen consoles." "Enthusiast players want the ultimate games system and that is the PC," he... read
PS4 sales eclipse 2M

PS4 sales cross 2.1M after European/Latin American launch


Come sale away
Dec 03
We knew the PS4 sold over a million units in 24 hours of North American availability. We knew it outsold the Wii U in the UK (over 250k units) in 48 hours. The numbers add up. Cue the PlayStation Blog update putting those num... read
Germans go PS4 crazy

Germany's PS4 launch was dangerous chaos


Germany people were trampled
Dec 02
Clearly PS4 lust has been germinating in the country for some time, because Germans went crazy for the PS4 launch last week. It's like store owners were poking them with electric cattle prods outside the gates as if they wer... read
Xbox won

Xbox won Black Friday, one tracker reports


Xbox One and 360 lead Black Friday sales
Dec 02
The Xbox One led Black Friday sales at major retailers, including Walmart, Target, Best Buy, GameStop, and RadioShack, according to Info Scout. Xbox One accounted for 31% of console sales. Surprisingly, the 360 came in second... read

Breaking: Look at this next-gen sh*t


Seriously, just look at it.
Nov 27
GREATNESS AWAITS. If you would like to be a part of the future, the PlayStation 4 version of Putty Squad is now available for pre-order. Via @Truongasm read
Electronic Arts

EA lowers digital PS4 games to £54.99 on UK store


Lowered again
Nov 27
[Update: EA has lowered the price of digital PS4 games again, down to £54.99, the same price as the Xbox One, Eurogamer reports. So the parity is nice. That's still quite expensive, at about $100 USD, and more expe... read
Question

Question: What do you think of the PS4 & Xbox One now?


Share your thoughts on the latest next-gen systems
Nov 24
Now that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are finally here and the dust has settled, the Destructoid team is curious to know what everyone thinks of their shiny new consoles. Did you get them both? What do you think of each sys... read
Kinect has no x-ray specs

Xbox One's Kinect can't see you naked, says Microsoft


But I can
Nov 21
Did you see a penis in this video? It seems the above tech demo left some people concerned that the Xbox One's new, better Kinect would be able to see your genitals. People are (understandably) rather paranoid about their pr... read
It's not too late to go back...
Super Motherload was supposed to be my “tester” experience -- the first game that I booted up on my PlayStation 4 to get a feel for the system. I planned to take a few minutes to acquaint myself with the control... read feature

Super Motherload PS3

Super Motherload coming to PS3 next week


Super Mother low down on those release dates
Nov 20
Super Motherload is out on PS4, but you don't have to be an early adopter to get your hands on its space shovel and start digging your way towards secrets. The small developer announced today it would be bringing its game to... read
PS4 Canada

Sony: PS4 sold out in Canada in country's largest launch


Bringing home the Canadian bacon
Nov 20
The PS4 is off to as good of a start as Sony could have hoped for with over one million consoles sold in the first 24 hours of its North American launch. Those are some powerful numbers, some of which come from America's nort... read
Suda51

Suda51: The games matter, not the platform


Quirky game developer offers clarity and praises indie games
Nov 18
In this hurricane of emotions and hype during the release of the next-gen consoles, it's easy to get caught up in fandom and want to stick with what you know most. Because of this, Suda51 spoke his mind about the current situ... read
Ubisoft

Ubisoft explains how launch games can be underwhelming


Cites cross-gen development as the main reason
Nov 18
It's always about the games when it comes to the console, and with the release of the new systems, it's easy to take for granted how much effort goes into the making of the titles. For many, the games available at launch can ... read
Everything you Sony-eed to know!
We're a week and a half away from the PlayStation 4's November 15 North American release. Will it be the leading console this generation? Will people buy it at launch and then sell it in six months because people always do th... read feature

Trine confirms PS4 launch

Just Tri-ne stop me: Trine 2 confirmed for PS4 launch


Can't stop this Trine
Nov 14
Good news, lovers of color and magic. Trine 2: Complete Story will indeed be ready as a PlayStation 4 launch title. Here's a trailer to celebrate. This Complete Story edition of Trine 2 includes some expected gussying up. It... read






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