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Review: Monster Tale

You may recollect back in January we brought you a preview of a cute little platformer coming soon from Majesco called Monster Tale. A sweet title with distinctly retro flavor, Monster Tale used some cool tricks to keep us exploring Metroid...

 
 
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Destructoid chats about Orcs Must Die!

During my recent visit to Robot Entertainment, I got to do all sorts of fun things: hang out in the "beer garden" that they call a conference room (which includes little chill-out stations to take breaks and play games, of course), nose aro...

 
 
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Hands-on: Orcs Must Die!

Just to be fair, I'm going to throw this out there before I go one word further: I LOVE tower defense games. With all my heart. As soon as I saw the first preview for Orcs Must Die! during my trip to Robot Entertainment last week, it h...

 
 
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Earth Defense Force ... on my iPhone?

I feel like all the sudden, my precious Earth Defense Force is going through some sort of renaissance. A few months ago, I was happily replaying the 360 version with one of my best friends in mad pursuit of the Genocide Gun, saying, "One of...

 
 
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Preview: Monster Tale

Sure, the DS is choked with cute platformers -- we all already know that. Still, when I hear that a game is coming our way that not appeal to my retro sensibilities, but also is being headed up by the same folks who took the lead on the exc...

 
 
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One Chance: consequences in gaming

As we see games evolve, we find that our experiences within them become more realistic. And yet, there are basic tenets of gaming that still are determined to defy reality: monsters that drop money, treasure chests in the middle of nowhere,...

 
 
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Exclusive: EDF Insect Armageddon gets local co-op, more guns

If you hang around here a lot, you may already be aware that I am a little obsessed with a game called Earth Defense Force: 2017. I've been hoping for a sequel for a while now, and when Insect Armageddon was announced last month, I lit...

 
 
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The Fight Nerd hosts their first Fall Brawl event

Our friends over at The Fight Nerd  let us know recently that a big event is coming up for them this weekend. Called The Fall Brawl, this event will be held in New York tomorrow at 8 Bit and Up Video Games from 12 noon on. It will be a U...

 
 
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Review: Space Invaders Infinity Gene (PS3/360)

If you have an iPhone, you may have played Space Invaders Infinity Gene when it came out late last year. Why are we excited about a port then, you ask? Why, HD, of course. That, and the ability to use a gamepad rather than your iPhone's tou...

 
 
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PixelJunk Monsters sequel being considered, no more 2D

Anyone that knows me well knows that I am unnaturally obsessed with PixelJunk Monsters. I still play the game at least two nights a week, and since I have finished the majority of the levels, I just try to get the trophies from the Encore r...

 
 
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Pre-order DJ Hero 2 and get free remixes from Amazon

DJ Hero 2 is coming out next month on October 19th, and for those of you who are patiently waiting for the release I have good news for you: Amazon is offering a pre-order bonus in the form of two remixes. These exclusive songs are from Dea...

 
 
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Ico and Last Guardian films could one day exist

So you already know that we are less than thrilled about the idea of a Shadow of the Colossus movie. I think I would be okay with it if Guillermo Del Toro was the one making it, but considering it's Misher Films behind it, I'm less than ent...

 
 
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I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1 shirts hit Hot Topic

The entire Destructoid staff more or less agrees that I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1! is easily some of the best fun you can have with a game on the Xbox 360. That costs a dollar, no less. Ska Studios has recently teamed up with ultra...

 
 
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Guardian of Light will get free downloadable content

In our recent interview with Crystal Dynamics about Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, we got to find out all kinds of cool info about plans for the title, but there was one we didn't see coming -- new content.  Crystal Dynamics Glo...

 
 
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This modded R2 unit is going to blow your mind

Just look at the R2D2 you see there in the photo above for a second. Do you see that SNES cart sticking out of one of his ports? WHAT IS THIS GLORIOUS THING? Kotaku posted images today (Via Fort90) of this incredible droid which has a total...

 
 
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D3 announces Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon

 TODAY IS THE DAY I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR ALL MY LIFE. Okay, well, maybe that's exaggerating, but you all know I love Earth Defense Force 2017. So hard. And in fact, when that new teaser website popped up for Insect Armageddon, I was ...

 
 
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Namco announces Body and Brain Connection for Kinect

We got word of a new Kinect title aimed at powering up your noggin from Namco last week, with the famous Dr. Ryuta Kawashima on board, who is behind Nintendo's famous Brain Training series. Today, Namco spilled the rest of the details at To...

 
 
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Alundra, Arc the Lad getting a PSN re-release

I love the golden era of PS One RPGs. I recal so many games from that time with such fond feelings. One of them was easily Alundra, an action RPG that I plowed many hours into back in the day. I may get to relive those wonderful hours accor...

 
 
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White PS3 comes to Japan October 21st

White PS3 slim? Yeah, we knew that was coming. Originally we thought these 320GB HDD versions of the console were coming July 29th, accompanied by a smaller version as well (160GB HDD), but according to Sony's official website (Via Joy...

 
 
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TGS: Sega announces Phantasy Star Online 2 for PC

Someone cares about Phantasy Star Online, right? I mean, I am sure it is a good game series. All I know is, when I first read this, my brain transposed the order of the words and I read "Phantasy Star 2 Online." And for a minute I imagined ...

 
 
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Atlus announces a Greatest Hits version of Demon's Souls

Demon's Souls, a game so notoriously hard that our own Dale North admitted he could not even finish it, has earned the grudging respect of many gamers because of its crazy level of challenge. Still, the game earned very high scores, and rea...

 
 
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TGS: New Last Guardian screens appear

Team ICO fans have had so much to rejoice in the last 24 hours, it's hard not to still feel giddy. After all, the HD re-release of Shadow of the Colossus and Ico was just about the best news we could imagine. Let's not forget we still ...

 
 
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Final Fantasy live-action trailer has hot Japanese people

I felt a little sketchy about Final Fantasy XIV when I first saw the trailers and such, but since I've seen more I admit I am considering playing it. If I hadn't already been convinced, though, this trailer would have done the tric...

 
 
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Capcom brings Marvel vs. Capcom 3 to Chicago

[Update: We guess you'll want to know where you're supposed to be going, eh? If you're headed to the "Fight Club," you'll want to put this address in your GPS: 437 N Wolcott AveChicago, IL 60622 We've also been told that the Marvel vs. Ca...

 
 
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Live action Pokemon is a thing that is happening

Well, in someone's fantasies, anyway. We caught this hilarious trailer over at Shogun Gamer, which is most certainly not for a real film -- the full version was screened at Anime Evolution earlier this year -- but is great to watch...

 
 




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