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Review in Progress: Tales of Berseria

I'll be the first to admit that I'm a newcomer to Bandai Namco's Tales series. In the past, I've only played small snippets of both Tales of Xilla 2 and Tales of Hearts R, and for one reason or another, have yet to sink my teeth i...   read

 
 
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Review: Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

I'll be the first to admit that when a Western release of Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star was first announced, I couldn't help but be a little excited. Type-Moon's Fate universe is something that I hold a high level of adoratio...   read

 
 
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Oh yeah, Sonic Mania is also heading to the Switch

Right now, you’d be forgiven for mistaking Destructoid as a Nintendo-centric news outlet. Considering how much Switch-related info has just been revealed -- and with even more to come -- I’m sure that almost every games media ou...   read

 
 
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Project: Octopath Traveler is a new RPG by Square Enix for the Switch

Square Enix has unveiled a new JRPG for Nintendo's new Switch console. Project: Octopath Traveler appears to combine traditional sprite-based artwork with three-dimensional backdrops and environments. Square Enix's trailer for it also ...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 will be coming to the Switch this Summer

So, it turns out that the upcoming Splatoon title for the Nintendo Switch will, in fact, be a sequel and not a straight port of the original Wii U game. This sequel will feature new weapons, forms of movement, maps, and even newer vari...   read

 
 
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The Nintendo Switch won't be region locked

Back in October, when Nintendo first announced its upcoming Switch console, I couldn't help but feel a bit concerned about the prospect of the hardware manufacturer implementing a form of region-restrictions that may impede on a user's abil...   read

 
 
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Yep, Taro Yoko most definitely approves of your lewd NieR: Automata fan art

A little over a week ago, a (probably NSFW, depending on your occupation) Tweet started to float around that showed that PlatinumGames may or may not have added a butthole to the character model for protagonist of NieR: Automata; YoRHa...   read

 
 
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Sega's European branch has registered domains relating to Shenmue remasters

You know, the Shenmue franchise is one that I’ve wanted to get into for years. For years, I’ve heard good or interesting things about Shenmue and its sequel. Unfortunately, because I don’t have -- and have never owned -- a...   read

 
 
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The latest update for the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 appears to have been botched

Well, this is embarrassing. It appears as if the latest patch for the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 has been slightly botched by Playground Games. The update -- which was intended to add support for the Rockstar Car Pack -- clocked in at an...   read

 
 
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So, what are the main takeaways from the legal battle between Australia and Valve?

Two years ago, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) launched a legal challenge against Valve over its treatment of Australian users of its Steam service between the dates of January 1, 2011 and August 28, 2014 (whe...   read

 
 


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Valve has been ordered to pay $3 million for violating Australia's consumer laws

Back in March, in a case brought to the Australian Federal Court by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Valve was found guilty of various violations of the country’s consumer laws. Essentially, Valve had made mi...   read

 
 
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You'll be able to get your hands on a demo for Gravity Rush 2 tomorrow

Gravity Rush 2 is, without a doubt, one of my most anticipated games of next year. As someone who purchased a PlayStation Vita just so they could play the first game, before buying it again at a later date when it was re-released on the PS4...   read

 
 
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It looks like those Mega Man mobile ports will be coming to the West after all

Just last week, Capcom announced that the six classic Mega Man titles would be coming to both iOS and Android on the 6th of January in Japan. When they were first revealed, these ports -- which will be sold in piecemeal rather than as ...   read

 
 
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The latest Batman: Return to Arkham PS4 patch is a bit of a letdown for Pro owners

Earlier this week, we reported that the Batman: Return to Arkham collection had received a patch that -- alongside numerous other improvements -- enabled support for the PlayStation 4 Pro. Essentially, this patch (1.02) was intended to enab...   read

 
 
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Here's 20 minutes of NieR: Automata gameplay and details of its PS4 Pro support

NieR: Automata is, without a doubt, one of my most anticipated games of 2017. As who has enjoyed some of the past works of Taro Yoko (although I admittedly need to get around to Drakengard 1 and 2), I'm finding myself desperately hopin...   read

 
 
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Japan is getting some limited edition Danganronpa V3 PS4 and Vita consoles

On the Japanese PlayStation Blog, Sony has announced the availability of a collection of PlayStation consoles that are based off of Spike Chunsoft's upcoming Visual Novel, Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. The first of the Danganronpa V...   read

 
 
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You'll be able to try out the Nintendo Switch at RTX Sydney in February

Did you find yourself seething with jealousy about a week ago when Jimmy Fallon got a chance to demo the Nintendo Switch in person on The Tonight Show? Did you find yourself desperately hoping that you, too, could potentially try out Ninten...   read

 
 
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Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star finally has a Western release date

Back in October, Marvelous Europe confirmed that Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star -- a Musou-like game that's based off of the ever-popular Fate franchise for both the PlayStation 4 and Vita -- would be released in January in both Eu...   read

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee is set for an April 2017 release, with a possible Switch port in the works

You know, up until this year, I’ve never had the chance to play the likes of Banjo Kazooie, Conker’s Bad Fur Day or any of the other oft-acclaimed Rareware classics. As a child, I never owned a Nintendo 64 of my own, and I rarel...   read

 
 
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Have a look at Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune's combat and characters with this new trailer

Hey, look. Compile Heart has released a new trailer for the upcoming Japanese release of Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune. What exactly is Cyber Dimension Neptune? Well, since Destructoid has yet to really cover this...   read

 
 
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The Kingdom Hearts 15th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 sure looks sexy

It only recently dawned upon me just how old the Kingdom Hearts franchise really is. I recall being so excited for the first release in the series when I was a child, enamoured with the prospect of fighting alongside Donald Duck and Go...   read

 
 
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You'll be able to download a demo for NieR: Automata from PSN later this month

[Update: The NieR: Automata demo will also be available for download in North America and Europe on December 22, 2016, according to Square Enix.] Well, NieR: Automata will be on store shelves come March (or February if you're in Japan)...   read

 
 
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Rumour: Dark Souls III may be heading to the Nintendo Switch

When it was first revealed that From Software would be working on producing titles for Nintendo's upcoming console -- the Nintendo Switch -- my mind raced. Immediately, I thought of the possibility of playing games like Dark Souls whil...   read

 
 
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Grasshopper Manufacture's The Silver Case is heading to PS4 in April

Back in October, Grasshopper Manufacture's The Silver Case was rereleased for PC on Steam, GOG and The Humble Store. This also marked its debut in Western territories, as its original 1999 PlayStation release was only released in ...   read

 
 
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If you want to play The Last Guardian at a reasonably stable framerate, you'll need a PS4 Pro

When rumours first started surfacing about the prospect of a new and more powerful PlayStation 4 console, I couldn't help but be a little concerned. Despite the fact that this is a tactic that's been employed by Nintendo in the past with bo...   read

 
 


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