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A young disabled girl can finally play Mario Kart thanks to the smart steering feature

For a lot of elitist gamers, the worst "change" in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the introduction of "Smart Steering" and "Auto Accelerate". The two options are pretty self explanatory, but they allow you to either have the game auto steer or leav...   read

 
 
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Review: Die With Glory

When it was recently reported that Nintendo made more money off Fire Emblem Heroes than it did Super Mario Run, it disappointed me. Not because of how it will possibly affect its future mobile endeavors but because of the message it could s...   read

 
 
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Portal 2 is hands down the greatest sequel ever made

The games industry, like the movie industry and apparently the television industry, is one that thrives on sequels. Just look at the list of upcoming games for 2017. You can barely swing a cat without hitting some follow-up. Some of these g...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: WWII's campaign is all about the bros, but in multiplayer you can make it ladies' night

Female playable characters in Call of Duty games have become the norm. As more women enter into combat roles in the armed services, it only makes sense that games taking place in the near and distant future would include them. It's how thin...   read

 
 
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That ludicrous Shaq Fu sequel is coming to Switch

Its been so long since we've heard anything about Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn that I honestly forgot it was in development. The game barely squeaked by on its Indiegogo campaign in 2014 and was officially announced at The Game Awards in 2015 f...   read

 
 
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These weekend game deals are Prey-ing on your wallet

Fan of futuristic horror FPS? Bethesda thinks it's time for another with next Friday's release of Prey. One of the best prices on PC is 20% off at GMG after logging in or creating an account. Xbox One and PS4 gamers are also 20% o...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is getting a 3DS rerelease

With the recent announcement of the New 2DS XL, Nintendo is doubling down on its commitment to its family of handhelds for the foreseeable future. In its seventh year on the market, there is a bevy of really good looking games coming out fo...   read

 
 
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Buy a Nintendo 64 Mini for less than $64

Having trouble tracking down a Nintendo Mini, or can't wait for the inevitable Super Nintendo Mini? How about building your own PlayStation Mini? It's tempting for the bragging rights alone, and some are on sale from $19 plus the cost of th...   read

 
 
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PREPARE TO FRIENDSHIP: Dtoid's Master Gaming Contact List

[After a break for personal reasons, the List is back to updating! With Heroes of the Storm giving away so much free stuff, now's a great time to get all those Battle.net ID's added to your friends list. I, for one, definitely need some peo...   read

 
 
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Cynics will call them walking simulators

In this episode of Podtoid, Brett talked about two walking simulators, What Remains of Edith Finch and Scanner Sombre. Steven just wanted to talk about the Silicon Valley failure Juicero. I made a machinima condolence vi...   read

 
 
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Review: Kamiko

[Kamiko is now available worldwide. Below is our original review of the Japanese version which is identical to version you can purchase in any eShop worldwide.] It isn't every day that we here at Destructoid review imports, but like De...   read

 
 
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Star Trek Online raises the stakes in its Season 13 update

These are the voyages of Star Trek Online, and if the latest content "season" is anything to go by, they're about to get quite a bit more competitive. Cryptic and Perfect World have beamed down Season 13, "Escalation," and change is afoot f...   read

 
 
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Oh dang, Persona 5 is getting a vinyl set

The next vinyl from iam8bit is a big one: Persona 5! It's such a good candidate that I can see it pushing people into game vinyl ownership for the first time -- assuming they have the money. There will be two sets, both of which will ship i...   read

 
 
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Joker puts a smile on that face in newest Injustice 2 gameplay trailer

Taking a bit of visual influence from multiple incarnations of the character, Joker has a pretty strong showing in his Injustice 2 debut. While Richard Epcar (who also provided the voice of the Joker in Injustice: Gods Among Us)'s voice do...   read

 
 
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Nintendo talks NES Classic discontinuation: 'we don't have unlimited resources'

The NES Classic has sold 2.3 million units worldwide, according to Nintendo. And now the nostalgic little device -- which was originally meant to be "a product for last holiday" -- is discontinued. Were you able to get your hands on one? I ...   read

 
 
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An old man and some kids dressed up to sell you this Dragon Quest PS4

Sometimes marketing can go horribly wrong. Writing a commercial that involves a crazy old man telling the story of Dragon Quest to a pair of children, then proceeding to orgasmically playing a gaming console is a example of when it can...   read

 
 
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Strafe is getting three collector's editions because why not?

The upcoming retro throwback Strafe is going to have three different collector's editions available for purchase. Even though I've been enjoying the game ahead of review, I don't know how I feel about all these crazy collector's sets; at le...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7 on the Switch? Fat chance, says producer Harada

GameSpot had a chance to talk to Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada about getting Tekken 7 on the Switch, and prospects do not look good. According to Harada, "Officially, we can't really comment on that because our company has stri...   read

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 news is just on the horizon

So uh, is Dynasty Warriors 9 still coming? We haven't heard anything really since December of last year. Naturally, this article should be a clue -- yes, it is! Series producer Akihiro Suzuki caved after all of the clamoring on Twitter...   read

 
 
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Capcom is working on something big, also expects to sell two million more Resident Evil 7 units

It's a bit vague, but Capcom claims that a "major title" will be out before March 31, 2018 -- a title that they haven't unveiled yet. Okay so it's very vague, but at least we know that Capcom isn't just relying on remakes and remasters. Spe...   read

 
 
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Nintendo reaffirms its strategy of 'two to three' smartphone games a year

So far, Nintendo is content in claiming that they won't make Fire Emblem Heroes' gambling-based microtransactions a habit. This is before it made more money than Super Mario Run though, despite dealing with 1/10th of the downloads. So ...   read

 
 
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Of course Japan gets a cool Dragon Quest Metal Slime New 2DS XL

Man I'm just done with this "New" thing Nintendo. Is the "New" 3DS even new anymore? It's not, right? There's the New 3DS XL, and now the New 2DS XL. I know people have joked that the next move is the "New, New 3DS," which is something...   read

 
 
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'Shrine skips' are my new favorite thing about Zelda: Breath of the Wild

At some point I just need to stop playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I was fortunate to get a head start, but I worked my way through every shrine eventually, nabbing most of the hidden gear, which made all of my future exploits that much e...   read

 
 
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Sony hits 60 million PS4 shipments as it closes in on the PS3's 80 million

It's fascinating to look back and see the lifetime sales of every console. I totally forgot that the PS2 is still ahead of everything -- it's not even close -- as it towers over the number two spot, the PS1, by over 50 million (PS2 is at 15...   read

 
 
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Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 rated, will allegedly host 7-10

Well this is intriguing. We know Capcom is doubling down (or tripling down at this point) on collections. We're seeing the resurrection of super oldschool stuff like NES classics, as well as newer generations -- nothing is safe! So the fact...   read

 
 


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