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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). 
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...
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...
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...


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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.   
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
[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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
Glad that #4theplayers seems to have run its course with this last PS4 hype video. It's almost as bad as EA's #Prepare4Battle that gave me alternative fits of laughter and uneasy pangs in my spleen when it was plastered over...
Excited for the PlayStation 4 launch tomorrow? Hate the console with a blind passion? Want to see some son of a gun with a terrifying arsenal of bullet tossers blast the processing out of his pre-release PS4 in slow motion? ...
In recent years, large publishers have taken steps towards embracing titles made by independent developers, and in many cases it has paid off incredibly well. With the new next-gen systems on the horizon, a number of indie de...
Remember some five years ago when Kingdom Under Fire II was announced for Xbox 360 and PC? And then three years ago it was headed for PS3? Well, it's still planned to hit PCs in Korea this year. We'll see if that happens. Me...
Hideo Kojima tweeted a picture of a Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes poster, which is less cool than all the pictures he tweets of delicious food. If you squint hard enough, one of the text lines in the blurry foreground ima...
Andre "Swami" Weingarten got his Xbox One early due to a mistake by retailer Target. A whole lot came out of that -- an unboxing video, a temporary ban, and an upcoming trip to the Xbox One launch event. The early consoles ha...
We're there, I guess. The PlayStation 4 comes out in four days, the Xbox One in four days plus one week. Time to build hype. I like that it wasn't until "Advanced Kinect" showed up on screen that my mind recoginzed this musi...
The PS4 will be launching in South East Asia -- Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Korea -- on December 17. Meanwhile, Japan is still waiting until February 22, 2014. My guess is that, after the Vita's launc...
When asked why Forza 5 was billed as, "only possible on the Xbox One," Turn 10 creative director Dan Greenawalt explained, "we could have done cloud-powered opponents last generation, but we would have had to have done all ...
Call of Duty: Ghosts has done decidedly less well than usual with critics. Gaming everyman Chris Carter called for a stop to annualization. Call of Duty fan Jim Sterling even gave it a 5. Still, the litmus test for CoD succes...