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7:00 PM on 02.18.2014

Medieval RPG Kingdom Come locked in for Xbox One, PS4

I'm with Steven. If the laundry list of claims being made about Warhorse Studios' first-person medieval sandbox RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance come to fruition, this is going to be one impressive game. Hopefully it will be fun...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 02.17.2014

Rust needs more players like this guy

[Editor's Note: There's a visible dong in this video's thumbnail because you start out as a naked dude in Rust, so, yeah. I've embedded it below. Consider this your NSFW warning.] As far as I'm concerned, this is the perfect ...

Jordan Devore

11:00 AM on 02.16.2014

Well that's a crap ton of stuff added to Terraria

The Terraria 1.2.3 update is here and let's just say it's quite huge. To be honest, I'm not going to even attempt to break down all the fancy new tweaks the 2D action-adventure indie sandbox title received. Just take a g...

Wesley Ruscher

3:30 PM on 02.11.2014

Rust breaks 1M sales, bans several thousand cheaters

Facepunch Studios' multiplayer survival game Rust has achieved one million sales, designer Garry Newman announced on Twitter. With the game getting to the top of the Steam charts and consistently remaining in the number-two s...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 02.06.2014

Facepunch Studios removes zombies from Rust

It's no secret that zombies weren't intended to be a permanent fixture of the sandbox survival game Rust and their removal has finally come to fruition as of an update today which swaps them out for red bears and wolves. "You...

Jordan Devore

5:00 AM on 02.06.2014

Someone's taken over 3,000 pictures of the food in GTA V

Here's something you weren't expecting to see, like, ever. Paul Yan started a blog specifically to capture pictures of food from videogames. In this particular case, he's taken over 3,000 pictures of the food in Grand Theft A...

Hamza CTZ Aziz





8:00 AM on 01.27.2014

Mod completely sinks Los Santos into the ocean in GTA V

Oh this is just fantastic. A modder by the name of Bushigan has submerged Los Santos into the ocean. The mod was accomplished through a modded PlayStation 3, and as you can see life sort of goes on while Grand Theft Auto V's main city is ravaged by waves. You can make this happen yourself, so long as you have a modded PS3 that is. (Via Kotaku)

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:00 PM on 01.26.2014

No more character wipes for Starbound starting right now

Earlier this month we heard that the highly anticipated Starbound patch that would eliminate any future character wipes would be coming within about a week. Though it took a bit longer than that, we can all rejoice, because C...

Darren Nakamura



Preview: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor photo
Preview: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
by Alessandro Fillari

Whenever games tied to a major license are announced, there's usually a collective grumble from fans. Titles based on movies, television, or comics usually don't end up well, as most of the time they're developing with the focus on the brand as opposed to the game itself. With the announcement of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor back in November, many fans were taken aback by its seemingly loose interpretation of J.R.R. Tolkien's fiction.

But of course, you can chalk this up to pre-emptive nervousness considering the franchise's history in gaming. Which is totally understandable. But things now appear to be different, and this new sandbox action title from Monolith -- the developers of F.E.A.R, No One Lives Forever, and Condemned -- plans to take a fresh approach to making a game with Tolkien's lore.

During a private presentation of the game, Destructoid got the chance to check out a lengthy look at the game that represents a vertical slice of what the developers at Monolith have planned for their next foray into Middle-earth.

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3:30 PM on 01.15.2014

Get ready to start playing Starbound for keeps

Starbound is fantastic. Its scope is enormous, and it could easily keep players exploring for years to come. At least, it can once progress is no longer reset every few weeks. Thankfully, that date is soon approaching, with a...

Darren Nakamura

12:30 PM on 01.15.2014

No Man's Sky's procedural algorithm surprised Hello Games

No Man's Sky is shaping up to be one of the most ambitious upcoming games, promising an infinite, procedurally generated universe to explore while being built by a small indie developer best known for the Joe Danger series. I...

Darren Nakamura

4:30 PM on 01.06.2014

Starbound has sold over a million copies

Starbound has surpassed one million sales, developer Chucklefish Games announced today. Not that any of us were doubting the popularity of the sandbox title, but it sure is nice to hear confirmation that things are going well...

Jordan Devore



Impressions: Starbound photo
Impressions: Starbound
by Darren Nakamura

Back in 2011, Re-Logic released Terraria, which gained massive popularity for its procedurally generated sandbox gameplay that had combat and objectives for those wanting more than just a place to go and dig.

It was a surprise hit for me, and I ended up spending hundreds of hours with it. Eventually, life happened and Terraria's creator Andrew "Redigit" Spinks announced that it would not be updated any more, but also that artist Finn "Tiy" Brice had moved on to form Chucklefish, whose first project would be what many consider to be a spiritual successor to Re-Logic's title, but set in space. Starbound was born.

Fans backed the project fervently, with its homegrown crowdfunding campaign topping a million dollars in under a month. Currently, they have sold over 180,000 pre-orders, taking in more than $3.7 million in support of the project. Starbound is an indie sensation, but while it does strive to be seen as its own entity, it will always be compared to its predecessor.

For the most part, comparisons between Terraria and Starbound are apt, and they provide a good starting point for discussion, but in the end Starbound is much more than just "Terraria in space."

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2:30 PM on 12.18.2013

Terraria feels so right on the Vita

You might not think it, but Terraria is definitely one of the more hotly anticipated games to come to the PS Vita. I myself have been looking forward to playing it on the go for the better part of this year after putting ple...

Brett Zeidler

1:15 PM on 12.16.2013

AC:IV DLC trailer remembers the concept of freedom

While the Assassin's Creed IV main story focused on a protagonist who was concerned about the pirate life and accumulating wealth, the single player DLC explores a more moving subject -- social justice. Of course, such ...

Brett Makedonski

12:30 PM on 12.16.2013

Unknown Worlds' next game is Subnautica

The studio behind Natural Selection 2 has started talking about its next big project, Subnautica. Described as "an open world, underwater exploration and construction game," this wonderful-sounding game is very much in its ea...

Jordan Devore