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Modern Sonic will, unsurprisingly, go fast in Sonic Forces

The new Sonic game got its name yesterday -- Sonic Forces -- and a first look at Modern Sonic this morning (or last night, if you caught the off-screen recordings). As you can see, Forces forgoes the Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice style shakeu...   read

 
 
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'Sorry, my face is tired': Internet clowns on goofy Mass Effect: Andromeda animations

With Mass Effect: Andromeda less than a week away and some tempered preliminary impressions coming in from reviewers (at least with respect to the first few hours of BioWare's anticipated follow-up), one thing that's getting extra attentio...   read

 
 
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Let's chat

We're recording Podtoid today. Now's your chance at immortality. Ask a question in the comments (or email us at podtoid[at]destructoid.com) and get us hemming and hawing. And you won't even know if we've addressed your question until the ep...   read

 
 
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Kinda Funny co-creator quits following fallout from bad joke

Kinda Funny co-founder Colin Moriarty announced his resignation today, "effective immediately," in a Facebook post. This comes shortly after last week's controversy when he tweeted a flippant, asshole-dad-level joke on International Women's...   read

 
 
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New Reservoir Dogs game is way better than I expected

The easiest time to ignore licensed games is when they're released in step with whatever (typically bad) movie or children's cartoon they're based on. Even when they're based on a good one. Did you know there's a John Wick game? Do you care...   read

 
 
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Legendary Pokemon are coming to Pokemon Go this year

Pokemon Go will let you catch Legendary Pokemon this year, according to a Wired Germany interview with Niantic CEO John Hanke. While someone accidentally ended up with an Articuno last year (Niantic quickly removed it from their roster), th...   read

 
 
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Holy shit this is the coolest way to get around in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

While my Switch-less self is living a Zelda-free existence, seeing things like this gives credence to everyone talking about how cool the new Legend of Zelda is. The climbing mechanic in Breath of the Wild is cool on its own, but being abl...   read

 
 
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81-year-old Japanese woman learns to code, makes game

In 20 years, those who knows how to code will be floating around Earth 2, space-watering their space-lawns, anticipating the new Game of Thrones book, and going on dates while the rest of us are stuck with cattle prods, forced to run on th...   read

 
 
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Don't press this button in Ghost Recon: Wildlands

YouTube's BUGZ-MAN-FR found a button in Ghost Recon: Wildlands. "Don't press me," it read. He pressed it.   read

 
 
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Teaser site for new Compile Heart title asks: Tits or ass?

Compile Heart has opened a teaser website for its newest title. The announcement is coming March 12 at the Dengeki Game Festival 2017, but the site art includes Gottan, the mascot character for the company's Genkai Tokki (Monster Monpiece) ...   read

 
 
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Watch this wild, come from behind Street Fighter V tourney win

Christopher "NYChrisG" Gonzalez's Guile lost so much health that his bar seemed empty. That would not end up keeping him from beating Brian "bjUNCHAINED" Jeon in the Cen-Cal Standoff, a Street Fighter V tournament servicing the San Francis...   read

 
 
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Bolivia lodges complaint with French ambassador over Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Last week, the Bolivian government has lodged a formal complaint with the French embassy over the portrayal of the country in the recently released Ghost Recon: Wildlands. In Wildlands, a then-minor Mexican drug cartel has taken full contro...   read

 
 
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How much The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild did you play this weekend?

Possibly 2017's biggest game and its host system both came out last Friday and they're better than "It might rain" and "I'm broken with exhaustion after 40 hours of wage slavery that has seen only diminishing returns in my lifetime" as reas...   read

 
 
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Steel Division: Normandy 44 is a 'real-time tactical' time machine to World War II

Ah, World War II. The good ol' Dubya Dubya Dos. It's been such a long time since unstable right-wing reactionaries preaching ethno-nationalism wrested control of a major world power, threatening the stability of the entire world, that we're...   read

 
 
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Metroidvania-like Dandara is right at home on the Switch

The impetus behind Dandara was to create a mobile metroidvania that didn't use a virtual keyboard. Thus, a character that doesn't run around, but instead aims jumps, ping-ponging between platforms. And as it turns out, that method of getti...   read

 
 
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Doctor Fate is an ass-kicking maestro in Injustice 2

I only know Doctor Fate from his brief appearance in the Young Justice cartoon, but I enjoyed playing him during my hands-on with Injustice 2 here at the Game Developers Conference. For a game as dark and gritty as Injustice -- Superman is ...   read

 
 
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Surviving Tokyo 42's beautiful bullet hell

As I climbed stairs to the top of a blinding white pyramid with The Simpsons' elevator to nowhere on my mind I finally reached a narrow lookout point and triggered my mission: kill three targets from on high. All three congregated beneath t...   read

 
 
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Is Breath of the Wild the horniest Zelda?

We're a week out from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and most of what I've seen (and played) is somewhat context-free open-world gallivanting. For a series remembered fondly for its oddball characters and personality, gallivanting ...   read

 
 
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Trump's Chief Strategist used to run a World of Warcraft gold farm

Donald Trump's Assistant to the President and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has Mr. Magoo'd his way to a fortune over the years (he even stumbled into Seinfeld royalties before it was a hit). In the mid-2000s, insanely successful World of W...   read

 
 
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Brazzers did a Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain porn parody

Metal Rear Solid: The Phantom Peen took a lot longer to come out than Brazzers' Final Fantasy XV porn parody, but it seems like a passion project. From the dick-sucking Snake Eater reference to Boss and Hushy's accurate costuming to the iDr...   read

 
 
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What did Capcom finally get so right with Resident Evil 7?

Hello "fam." It's me, "Daddy," and all these modern-day neologisms aren't just an attempt to stay with it; they'll be familiar to you and appropriately amusing in their horrific juxtaposition if you've played Resident Evil 7. The jig is up....   read

 
 
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Posting helps hardcore gaming teens avoid depression

I am a longtime proponent of having fun posting online with friends, but new research led by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that posting online may help mitigate the depression-like symptoms typically seen in t...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 speedruns are already under two hours

Runthroughs of recently-released Resident Evil 7 require around 10 hours. And while there's a trophy for finishing in under four, the speed run community is already under the two hour mark.  Twitch's Stirliing currently claims the top...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Heroes brings the series to mobile phones next month

[Update: Nintendo is now saying Fire Emblem Heroes will hit iOS and Android on February 2.] A big focus of Nintendo's Fire Emblem direct was the series' first mobile entry, Fire Emblem Heroes, which is coming out first for Android devices ...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia comes to 3DS in May

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, a re-imagining of the series' second entry, the Japan-exclusive Fire Emblem Gaiden, is coming to 3DS on May 19, 2017. Shadows of Valentia tells the story of two kingdoms split up ages ago by the gods...   read

 
 


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