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Dirty Bomb

Dirty Bomb is hitting open beta on June 2


It's not quite Brink, but it could be
May 28
I’ve mentioned this on Destructoid before, but I’ll be damned if I’m missing the chance to mention it again: Brink was a great game, people were wrong about it being bad. I bring that up, because Brink devel... read
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Shooters

Assault Android Cactus looks like the next solid twin-stick shooter


And there's co-op!
May 27
Assault Android Cactus? Didn't that come out ages ago? No, that was merely the initial Steam Early Access build. Some of us -- myself included, now that I've seen this latest trailer -- are waiting for the finished release t... read
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Mortal Kombat

Saudi Arabian soccer fans have some excellent Mortal Kombat choreography


Flawless victory
May 27
If the visiting Persepolis F.C. players felt like they got an icy reception at their recent Asian Champions League match, well, it's because they did. Al Hilal's stadium was filled with fans who created a Mortal Kombat ... read
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Underwater horror

Mighty strange stuff is afoot in this live-action SOMA video


Time to pack up and go home
May 27
"There's something wrong, isn't there?" Yes, Harry. Something is deeply wrong. I'm staying far away from the alternate-reality game for SOMA. Not because I'm not interested in what Frictional Games is cooking up for its unde... read
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Smash Derby

This new indie project is described as Geometry Wars meets Smash TV


I want an HD Smash TV remake
May 27
Developer Fenix Fire has provided the first footage of Smash Derby, a game that's described as a mix between Geometry Wars and the retro classic, Smash TV. It's set for the PS4, Vita, and Xbox One platforms, and features loc... read
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Splatoon

This Space Jam/Splatoon audio mashup almost makes me not hate Space Jam


Space Jam is the devil
May 26
You know how a lot of Star Wars fans dislike Jar Jar Binks? As a life long Loony Tunes fan, that's exactly how I felt about Space Jam when I first saw it, back when it was originally released in theaters. I was pretty s... read
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Might and Delight

With art like that, I don't even care what Child of Cooper is about


Last night I had the strangest dream
May 26
I don't know what to make of Child of Cooper, an upcoming PC game out of Shelter developer Might and Delight, and that's exciting. It's pitched as a "visual narrative that challenges aspects of normative video game storytel... read
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DiRT Rally

You can fly off Pikes Peak in DiRT Rally


Ignore the signs
May 26
The new DiRT game is coming together piece by piece, and today's morsel has me reminiscing about a certain scenic climb in Colorado. Today's update for DiRT Rally is a big one, and centers on Pikes Peak (both its "full fat m... read
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Battlefield

Battlefield Hardline's new add-on trailer has shades of Hotline Miami


Our first look at Criminal Activity
May 26
EA and Visceral would want you to watch this new Battlefield Hardline trailer and take away the broader details of the upcoming Criminal Activity DLC. But, that's near impossible when there are guys with guns weari... read
PS4 horror photo
PS4 horror

We won't have to wait until Halloween for Until Dawn


Everyone can die
May 26
Oh, hey, that's digital Peter Stormare! How eerily accurate. He's going to be in Until Dawn, the upcoming choice-driven survival horror game for PlayStation 4 in which pretty young people are stranded at a remote lodge with ... read
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Dissidia Final Fantasy

12 minutes of the Final Fantasy fighter Dissidia


Currently in arcades
May 26
The currently Japan-only, arcade-only (a PS4 release down the line is likely) Final Fantasy fighter (spun off from the PSP series) has some new footage fresh from arcade cabinet location testing. The 3-on-3 fighter looks deep. Right now the breakdown of the six confirmed characters is Heavy (Cloud, Warrior of Light), Speed (Lightning, Onion Knight), and Ranged (Terra, Y’shtola). read
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Bloodstained

IGA's whip gets cracking on Bloodstained level design as Ayami Kojima joins project


$3M bucks later, development gets going
May 26
What with all the excitement around Castlevania: Symphony of the Night assistant director and subsequent series producer Koji "IGA" Igarashi's Kickstarter project, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, it's easy to forget that ... read
Mad Max game photo
Mad Max game

Mad Max trailer is seriously missing some Furiosa


Warboy pale in comparison
May 26
Oh, man. Look, I trust in Avalanche's (Just Cause) ability to make crazy, fun, open action games, even if I'm leery about the studio putting out two in one year (Mad Max and Just Cause 3).  But! And this is a honking 'o... read
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Yoshi

You too can create this unholy monstrosity with amiibo in Yoshi's Woolly World


Uh...nightmare fuel much, Nintendo?
May 26
My God, Nintendo, what have you done. According to Nintendo of Europe, "over 40 amiibo" can be used in Yoshi's Woolly World. You'll be able to create gross voodoo dolls dedicated to smiting your eternal enemies with a slow and painful death cute woolly patterns for characters in the game. Yeah, this is amiibo support I can get behind. Nintendo of Europe [Twitter] read
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Grand Theft Auto V

Modder adds Just Cause 2's grappling hook to GTA 5 on PC


Grapplin' good fun
May 26
Thanks to mod magic, you can now traverse Grand Theft Auto V's PC playground with Just Cause 2's kickass grappling hook. The mod, developed by JulioNIB, enables you to hook onto... well, anything and everything, includi... read
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SOMA

The SOMA ARG's spilled a new trailer


Those whales are biding their time...
May 26
I've never understood ARGs. Hidden in a bit of code is a link to a server that an art designer for the game’s mother’s dog once owned. Once you’ve cracked that server in all 17 dimensions you’ll final... read
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Edith Finch

'What Remains of Edith Finch?' has the potential to be quite the horror romp


Spooky
May 25
Sony has revealed a new trailer for What Remains of Edith Finch? and I'm digging the atmosphere. Apparently the narrative will focus on a series of short stories, all involving the death of different members of the Finch fam... read
Lethal Tactics on Steam photo
Lethal Tactics on Steam

Lethal Tactics brings its intelligent gameplay to Early Access


Like Frozen Synapse, but with graphics
May 25
Lethal Tactics has recently popped up onto Steam's Early Access program and will immediately look familiar to anyone who has played the brilliant Frozen Synapse. The gameplay is, at its core, the same: click to assign o... read
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Hot Pooper Gaming

Watch an Xbox Avatar shove Hot Pockets up its ass


This, this is my fetish.
May 25
Finally...next gen has arrived. Finally. read
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Star Citizen

Star Citizen had 40GB of assets leaked, and dang they're huge


A million bucks didn't plug this leak
May 25
Star Citizen, the game that’s managed to crowdfund enough money to buy a small country, has suffered a pretty substantial leak of assets. According to Reddit, a community manager for developer Cloud Imperium Games acci... read
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Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes hears a hundred voices with Stephanie Sheh


Sup Holmes every Sunday at 4pm EST!
May 24
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over folks... read
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Witcher 3 bears

Bears Vs Cyclopes in the Witcher 3


Whoever wins, we lose
May 24
Despite the positive reviews (such as the one by our very own Chris Carter) I've been hesitant to jump into The Witcher 3. It sounds great, but with a potential run time clocking in at 100 hours and up, I don't want to buy a... read
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Mad Max Parody

Mad Max: Mario Kart Fury gets murderously Miyamoto


The mashup you've been waiting for
May 24
Get angry that you didn't think of it first. Uploaded two days ago, Kris Sundberg's mashup parody of Mario Kart and Mad Max: Fury Road has already racked up 1.4 million views and counting, possibly from all the repeat v... read
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Crypt of the Megadancer

This Mega Man mod for Crypt of the Necrodancer looks awesome!


Mega awesome!
May 23
You've probably seen Crypt of the NecroDancer, the rhythm based roguelike dungeon crawler that recently released on Steam to positive reviews, but not like this. Crypt of the MegaDancer is a full conversion that gives the en... read
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Splamiibo
Day one DLC is a tricky thing. If it's too good, people will howl that it should have been in the stand alone game at launch. If it sucks, then you can bet your sweet bippy that dogs will hunt. All of that goes triple for an... read feature

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Pac-Man 256

Crossy Road developer working on Pac-Man 256


I must have missed about 250 Pac-Mans
May 22
[Update: Now we have a trailer and screenshots! Disregard snark at the bottom here.] In its ongoing celebration of Pac-Man's 35th anniversary, Bandai Namco has said that Pac-Man will show up in unexpected places. The first c... read
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Ultra Street Fighter

Ultra Street Fighter IV PS4 supports PS3 fight sticks


1080p, 60fps
May 22
If you thought that the announcement of Street Fighter V meant that, finally, Capcom couldn't squeeze out another Street Fighter IV release, you were wrong. Ultra Street Fighter IV is coming to PS4 May 26 packed in with all t... read
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The day is finally here!
The moment you've all been waiting for that has been months in the making, Newstoid is finally officially here! We have all the hot scoops, hot hosts, and side-splitting laughter you could ask for. Not to mention the hot bea... read feature

Enless Shadowrunner photo
Enless Shadowrunner

Shadowrun returns again with Shadowrun: Hong Kong


Coming this summer
May 22
One of the concerns I've had that could affect a possible Kickstarter bubble burst is a sort of "what next?" Fans fund an IGA-led Castlevania-like en masse, then what? Do they fund it again once the novelty wears off? In 201... read
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2D will ride again!

More footage from the new 2D Dragon Ball Z fighter


2D will ride again!
May 22
Last month we finally got a look (in video form) at the new 2D Dragon Ball Z fighter from BlazBlue developer Arc System Works. One month ahead of its Japanese release date, Bandai Namco has released another decent length loo... read