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Fallout 4 modding

Fallout 4 is getting mods on consoles starting in May

Oh, right! Bethesda is planning to support mods in Fallout 4 on consoles. That'll happen sometime in May for Xbox One, and then in June for PlayStation 4, the studio has announced. PC players can mess around with the Creation Kit now while...

 
Severed trailer photo
Severed trailer

Severed continues to look rad as hell in its final release trailer

Never thought I'd be excited about a Vita release in 2016, but Severed, the latest title from the developers of Guacamelee! is just about the coolest thing I've seen in months. Described as a mix of Mega Man, Infinity Blade, and Punch-...

 
HANDS-ON STE-VIEWS
I can't remember a single character from the original Mirror's Edge, a game I love a lot. DICE's (Battlefield) unexpected cult hit, now eight years old, was laudable. The first-person perspective offered a refined, grounded f...   read

Red Dead Redemption 2 photo
Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is huge, looks like a prequel story

Much of Red Dead Redemption's theme owes itself to its setting, not in the heyday of cowboy-ism, but nearer to the end of Manifest Destiny. It's why John Marston is working for government men in the first place. But it looks like Rockstar's...

 
Far Cry update photo
Far Cry update

Far Cry Primal adds Survivor Mode and 4K textures

A hella-of-a-lot of video games came out yesterday, from Dark Souls III to Ratchet & Clank, but perhaps you're short on cash, barely making rent, waiting on a tax refund (or, in my case, owe the IRS way too much). Maybe you want to take...

 
The Division photo
The Division

People aren't losing their Division characters after all

Some worrying news came out of the Incursions update to The Division yesterday. A good handful of folks playing on Xbox One logged in to find that their characters were missing, seemingly mysteriously deleted. It's unknown what percent...

 
Wasteland Workshop review
I'm assuming I'm the exact target audience for Wasteland Workshop. I'm the guy who never quite finished the main quest of Fallout 4 because I got too invested in establishing and kitting out every settlement I could. I'm the ...   read

The Division photo
The Division

Players can trade gear in The Division now, but no one's making money off of it

Any persistent game with rare loot drops will naturally have its share of players looking to take shortcuts. Titles like World of Warcraft and Dota 2 have entire economies that thrive on the sale of in-game items for real wor...

 
Wasteland Workshop photo
Wasteland Workshop

Fallout 4's Wasteland Workshop is out today

I put a lot of time into Fallout 4's settlement system, so on one hand I'm pretty excited for the home improvement focused Wasteland Workshop DLC. I can totally get down with nixie tube lighting, new signage, and new trophies to deck o...

 
No Man's Sky photo
No Man's Sky

Yep, No Man's Sky is going to be a big ol' time sink

Hello Games has demoed another extended slice of No Man's Sky with IGN. If you have a tenuous grasp on what this space adventure game is about moment to moment, managing director and studio co-founder Sean Murray describes this latest play...

 
The Division photo
The Division

Division players best go convert all their materials tonight

People who play Tom Clancy's The Division would be wise to take a break tonight from saving New York City from looters and ne'er-do-wells. Instead, they should play the part of imaginary Jo-Ann's Fabrics employees, laying all the craft...

 
Far Cry Primal photo
Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal is down to $35 on Amazon today

"That's a good price for that game," Destructoid's leading laser beam manufacturer Jordan Devore commented upon being informed that Far Cry Primal is discounted to $35 on Amazon today. Jordan has only been wrong once in his life, and i...

 
Fallout 4 DLC photo
Fallout 4 DLC

Fallout 4's Wasteland Workshop DLC drops next week

You may want to put the finishing touches on your custom-built robot buddy in Fallout 4, assuming you're down for the next bit of DLC -- it's coming to all platforms on April 12, 2016. Wasteland Workshop will let you capture and "tame" cre...

 
Starbound photo
Starbound

Starbound's next big update takes it out of Early Access

I was quick to buy Starbound once it showed up on Steam Early Access, but I didn't stick with it for long out of fear that I'd tire myself with the basics before the game really came together. While the developers have made great strides si...

 
Red Faction
Most sandbox games treat their open worlds like pornographic films treat story. Despite the fact that games like Assassin’s Creed or Grand Theft Auto bill themselves as sandbox experiences, the act...   read

Xbox One photo
Xbox One

Saints Row IV is playable on Xbox One, Mr. President

As of today, you can play Saints Row IV on Xbox One via backward compatibility. This was to be expected, considering the absurd open-world title is a part of April's excellent Games with Gold lineup (and Xbox 360 games featured in the progr...

 
Far Cry Primal update photo
Far Cry Primal update

Far Cry Primal is adding Survivor mode (and 4K textures on PC)

Aside from a few specific animal encounters that went real south, I didn't find Far Cry Primal to be a challenging game. By the end of it, with all of the skills unlocked, I might as well have had a metal endoskeleton buried underneath my c...

 
Tokyo 42 photo
Tokyo 42

Tokyo 42 is a damn cool take on Syndicate and classic GTA

As a modern take on the original Grand Theft Auto and Syndicate with some lovely pops of color, Tokyo 42 makes a great first impression. It's an open-world isometric game about an up-and-coming assassin "embroiled in all sorts of cyber-she...

 
Shadow of Mordor photo
Shadow of Mordor

Of course there will be a Shadow of Mordor sequel

The Internet's Big Thing Today isn't as exciting as The Internet's Big Thing Today usually is because today's topic is utterly predictable. The likes of Nintendo controller tree conspiracies and the arrival of virtual reality are inter...

 
Windlands

Review: Windlands

Over the course of my childhood, I basically dreamed up the concept for Mirror's Edge. But it wasn't one of those fleeting dreams where you kind of forget it the next day -- it was one where I actually got up and made that dr...   read

Fallout 4 Automatron DLC
I played a lot of Fallout 4 last year. Too much, too quickly, in retrospect. It was one of those games I loved in the moment, but whenever I stopped to think about the bigger picture, I couldn't get away from the nagging feel...   read

Subnautica photo
Subnautica

Subnautica comes to Xbox One on April 1

[Update: The Xbox One Preview Program launch of Subnautica has been pushed back, according to the developers. "We're still working on it. Probably another month."] The last I heard about Unknown Worlds bringing its underwater survival adven...

 
Another one (x3) photo
Another one (x3)

P.A.M.E.L.A. is another open-world survival game with zombies, only in the future

I first wrote about P.A.M.E.L.A. when it was a Steam Greenlight hopeful and was pretty bummed to find out it was going to have survival elements. At the time, it was not clear just how deep those survival elements would run, but this ...

 
The Division photo
The Division

Some Division players already figured out how to be the absolute worst

The Division's opening safehouse is proving to be a far more frustrating experience for some players than you'd ever think imaginable. The culprit? Not an overpowered enemy and not some game-breaking bug. It's a guy standing in the doorway...

 
The Sinking City photo
The Sinking City

Frogwares' Cthulhu game is still alive, now called The Sinking City

Well, this is awkward. When it was announced Cyanide is making an official Call of Cthulhu game, we’d just assumed that it meant the previous one in development at Frogwares was no more. Turns out we were wrong. The Sherlock Holmes de...

 
Way of the Samurai photo
Way of the Samurai

Way of the Samurai 3 is next in line for Steam

Following the PC port of 2012's Way of the Samurai 4, Ghostlight has geared up to bring over another installment, Way of the Samura 3, which the publisher calls one of its "most-requested Steam releases in recent years." The Sengoku-era act...

 
The Division photo
The Division

Here are all of The Division's Achievements

Here we are, just hours away from The Division's launch. A lot of people are rightfully excited, especially after they had a chance with the beta to see what the game's all about. Expectations are high all around, but no one may have higher...

 
The Division photo
The Division

Xbox has the rights to The Division's DLC exclusivity

The past several years have seen the two biggest platform-holders, Sony and Microsoft, competing for rights to the most popular games' post-launch content. Call of Duty has always been the most alluring draw, and it recently switched f...

 
Just Cause photo
Just Cause

Just Cause 3 now has quicker load times

I'm not interested in the DLC for Just Cause 3 yet, even if it does come with a freakin' jetpack wingsuit, but more improvements to the core game? Bring 'em! The latest update is now live on PC (and, in a shocking twist, has already been av...

 
Skyrim mod photo
Skyrim mod

That impressive Morrowind mod for Skyrim is coming along

Even if a game doesn't have groundbreaking progress to share, sometimes it's nice just to check in and hear that it's still in production. That goes double for passion projects like the mod Skywind. The folks behind this Morrowind mod for T...

 

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Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst...

 

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Bazaar"No, not that Magic Carpet"

 

Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel"Basically the T150, but for Xbox One and PC"

 

Fragments of Him"Great writing and performances, terrible pacing and gameplay"

 

Push Me Pull You"Playing Nightcrawlers"

 

Chronos"I keep getting older, but they stay the same age"

 

The Climb"You rock, rock"

 
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Oridan

Chromie is one of my favorite Warcraft characters, so Im happy about her inclusion in Listen to her adorable voice acting in WoD! Every days great at your Bronze Dragonshrine!

 
JcDent

Mod support for Total War: Warhammer means that well have the most beautiful Lord of the Rings game

 
ElodiaLocket

Matter of being hot sex pics sex pics more desperate than it is being Assunta said our buddy Mario likes his

 
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JcDent

And Games Workshop shall cast them into the furnace of FAQ; there shall be wailing and gnashing of

 
Jinx 01

Thought it was Wednesday today so I didnt go see Civil Going 11:40AM Friday morning, I hear its fantastic!

 
Torchman

Welp, words cannot describe how great Captain America Civil War God damn I may go see it a second

 
Jinx 01

This sums up the core problems with the outrage culture that has infected gaming No (link in comments)

 
Occams

The number one cause of SIDS is when someone ends a sentence with

 
Flegma

Given that Im level 30+ in Lost Reavers, Ill do a quick write-up on it this Jeds got the gist of it, except that real money has nothing to with buying ammo and health elixirs - unless theyve changed it in the past couple of

 
Dr Mel

I sense an uptick in people naming their pet birds pickle pee and pump a

 
Fuzunga

So, yeah, I have to agree with everybody that the gameplay in Overwatch is pretty The gametypes suck, though! The fact that theres only two and I dont like either one is pretty much a

 
Chris Bradshaw

Alright so I have Nano Assault EX, Retro City Rampage: DX and Shantae and the Pirates Who wants?

 
Dangus Taargus

Just finished Doom II for the first This Arch-vile will be visiting me in my sleep tonight, as its the most terrifying enemy in any video game save for that thing that follows you around in Pikmin

 
Roxas1359

Im doing a straw poll for the next game I do on my Would appreciate people voting in

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

*Wants to post about running away from controversial thread* *Realizes that doing so only invites further discussion on said controversy in the comments to just eat Dinner instead*

 
Parismio

Aw Maximilian Dood released his Assist Me film He released it on his stream and it was crazy cause you couldnt tell when it was live or if his movie was Confused the hell out of the

 
SeymourDuncan17

New Persona 5 character reveals be all like

 
Gamemaniac3434

Just another day in the

 
Fuzunga

Hey Overwatch, I dont want to play 100 matches in a Can you not immediately thrust me into another game?

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Im still enjoying Overwatch enough but Im feeling like Im closer to cancelling my Theres one or two things I dont like in there and Im feeling like Ive played enough with this Fun but maybe not £35 fun for me? Not sure just

 
Nekrosys

Destructoid should give me the honours of reviewing any and every forthcoming Atlus 3DS Imagine the hits this sitell get when I give them all a 1/10 for being literally Truly, itd be a wise business tactic for

 
RadicalYoseph

I know its all everyones talking about, but I have to say: Overwatch is the most fun Ive had in an FPS for a long Planning to pick up the full game day one! Also Lucio is best character, dont @

 
iam16bit

North American Splatfest for May is Fancy Party Costume Party!

 
siddartha85

Just got back from launching tons of self-destructs in Probably going back Took out a whole team with one self-destruct and took the play of the This game keeps surprising

 
SpielerDad

I dont celebrate Cinco de Mayo for the same reasons why I dont celebrate Bastille

 
klaw616

Persona 5 looks goddamn amazing

 
lewness

The fire has been Thank you Dark Souls Youre only the other Souls(y) game I beat aside from Bloodborne (platted it though) but Id like to go back to the older games some DS3 plat some time but for now, imma get some Ratchet and

 
Samsneeze

When people reply to months old joke comments with essays about how SJWs are ruining the world and that you should take censorship more

 
Niwannabe

I cant believe Lincoln got assassinated at the What a lazy

 

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