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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...

 
UBISOFT photo
UBISOFT

Ubisoft recycled Far Cry 4 map making Far Cry Primal

When it comes to saving the environment, Ubisoft has taken a unique approach. The publisher has been caught red-handed recycling map layouts and topography in the Far Cry games. As spotted by Gamepressure.com (pictured below) the ...

 
The Last Maharaja review
With Ubisoft's confirmation that it won't be developing a core Assassin's Creed game in 2016, we're left with something of a lull. Sure, this year still has India, Russia, Initiates, and a movie, but that Assassin's Cree...   read

Fallout 4 fan mockup photo
Fallout 4 fan mockup

Damn! Fallout fans straight doing Bethesda's job

Fallout 4's similarity to the rest of Bethesda's recent oeuvre didn't keep it from making a boat load of cash (the season pass just went up in price!) and getting nominated for a boat load of award. It's okay, though. Fans are slowly but su...

 
Far Cry Primal photo
Far Cry Primal

An intimate moment from Far Cry Primal

Hold on a sec. What's that grunting? I thought I cleared this entire area of enemies already. Oh. OHHHHH. Uh, sorry to interrupt. Carry on then. Gotta max out that tribe population progress bar!

 
The Division photo
The Division

Ain't no trailer like a Division trailer 'cause a Division trailer got volumetric fog

I recently came across a Tim Allen grunt compilation on YouTube. That man makes such marvelous sounds. I briefly thought about trying to type out the sound of one of his grunts, but that really wouldn't do it justice. Just make the noise i...

 
The Division photo
The Division

Division decimates Destiny's record for biggest beta of a new IP

Ubisoft's aspirations for The Division are well-documented at this point: It expects the game to be the most successful launch of a new property in video game history. Lofty for sure, but not unreasonable. The recently-ended open beta ...

 
Far Cry Primal photo
Far Cry Primal

There's a Blood Dragon easter egg in Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal turns the clock back to the Mesolithic, but the smallest sliver looks ahead to the cyber-dystopian 2007. Ubisoft managed to sneak a relic from Blood Dragon into one of Oros' many caves. At least it's thematically c...

 
Just Cause 3 photo
Just Cause 3

Explosions in the Sky: Just Cause 3's first big add-on takes to the air

When Just Cause's Rico is feeling destructive, he's not restricted to causing mayhem on land. Plenty of footage of him with his physics-defying grappling hook and parachute have taught us that. Explosions come just as naturally up in ...

 
Mammoth DLC photo
Mammoth DLC

Play as a mammoth in Far Cry Primal with pre-order

Ride the mammoth? Sure. I could do that at any 4th rate carny show or middle America bar on one of those mechanical mammoth rides. But be the mammoth? Only Far Cry Primal is going to let you do that. The "Legend of the Mammoth" pack is pre...

 
The Division photo
The Division

Ubisoft has some awfully lofty expectations for The Division's launch

Ubisoft released its most recent earnings report this morning. As is customary during those sort of things, Ubisoft co-founder and CEO Yves Guillemot talked to investors about the company's past and predicted its future. Tom Clancy's The Di...

 
Frozen Synapse 2 photo
Frozen Synapse 2

Frozen Synapse 2 announced, going open world

Frozen Synapse took turn-based strategy and upended it with simultaneous action, and to this day there isn't much else like it (except maybe the American football-esque offshoot Frozen Cortex). There isn't much to the announcement of Frozen...

 
Journey to the West photo
Journey to the West

Minecraft just got Journey to the West skins

To celebrate the Year of the Monkey, Mojang just dropped some Journey to the West skins for the Pocket Edition and Windows 10 versions of Minecraft. "Red Boy" and "Guanyin" are free, but the rest (Princess Iron Fan, Lord Hundred-Eyes, Bull ...

 
The Division photo
The Division

Ubisoft deliberately keeping PC version of The Division 'in check' with consoles

[Update: Ubisoft has released the following statement regarding the PC version: "It has come to our attention that a comment from one of our team members has been perceived by some members of the community to imply the PC version of ...

 
H1Z1 photo
H1Z1

H1Z1 is becoming two separate games

Daybreak plans to split up its multiplayer zombie survival game H1Z1 on February 17, 2016. It's becoming two titles: H1Z1: Just Survive, an apocalyptic open-world experience with the usual scavenging and crafting, and H1Z1: King of the Kill...

 
Rocky Horror Far Cry Show photo
Rocky Horror Far Cry Show

Far Cry Primal does the Time Warp

Far Cry Primal has a new trailer and it's really well-produced. It's a reverse look at some of the major eras of combat in human history, all culminating in a showdown with a CGI sabretooth tiger. But, it also reminded me of "Time War...

 
Rebel Galaxy review

Review: Rebel Galaxy

I've heard people say space is an ocean. I've also heard it called the wild west of the future. With a background track of dirty butt-rock, a cast of colorful miscreants, and a movement system that feels more like steering a ...   read


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ZombZ

Having played countless hours of Overwatch so far, Id like to give you a short Its my honest opinion and its not gonna sit well if all of you, but Im just edgy like that Anyway here goes nothing: Tracers butt is too small to care

 
YT

Its the goddamn Silver Make sure you buy this come Autumn, because thats the only way were going to get a remake of 25 Ward, YA HEAR ME

 
Jed Whitaker

Climb in the Jed mobile

 
OrochiLeona

Anyone else seeing that Bad Neighbours 2 banner? Jesus, movie posters are the Never forget someone got paid for

 
The Dyslexic Laywer

I like how most kung fu movies can be summed up as white people are evil

 
jake oti

Fire Emblem Fates reacquired! Debating if I want to put a pause on Bravely Second (hah!) or finish it before getting back to

 
Pixie The Fairy

Been catching up on the GX3 panels now that most of them are The Bayonetta one is really

 
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

 
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!

 

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