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Review: Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition (DLC)

Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition, as a stand-alone $40 product, is a raw deal if you already own Super Street Fighter 4. It’s a so-so update that adds four new bland characters, a small update to the game’s online offe...   read

 
 
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Preview: Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Xbox 360)

This is the part where I’m supposed to speak, generally, about other Deus Ex games and say things like, “Deus Ex is the greatest game of all time and you’re stupid if you didn’t like it.” Then, I would smoothly...   read

 
 
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Review: Dungeons And Dragons: Daggerdale

Dungeons and Dragons: Daggerdale is an action-RPG developed by Bedlam Games, the new dudes behind the troubled Scratch: The Ultimate DJ project. This isn’t the kind of pedigree you want from a studio handling a new Dungeons and Dragon...   read

 
 
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New Duels of the Planeswalkers expansion released

More challenges, Achievements, unlockable cards and decks have come to Duels of the Planeswalkers courtesy of an expansion pack. The update -- which apparently doesn't have a name but released this afternoon -- ushers in a new slice of sing...   read

 
 
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Ranger Pack DLC announced for Metro 2033

Earlier this week, the Metro 2033 crew made it clear that an announcement about the post-apocalyptic shooter's first DLC would be made soon. They weren't kidding. This afternoon, THQ pushed back the curtain, revealing "The Ranger Pack," an ...   read

 
 
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Steam for Mac is now available

As promised, Valve released the Steam client for Mac  this afternoon. The program is available for free, just like it's PC brother, and can be downloaded at the official Steam website. You can't miss the link unless you're blind. If th...   read

 
 
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PSA: Super Street Fighter IV's second costume DLC is live

Feel the need to purchase a grass skirt for Dan or proper cowboy attire for Ken? Until this afternoon, that wasn't possible. Capcom-Unity has pointed out that the second set of downloadable costumes for Super Street Fighter IV, dubbed the S...   read

 
 
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Counter-Strike: Source to get a big update

Long live the king. Counter-Strike: Source is set to receive a major update in the near future that will add Steam achievements, a new "cinematic" death camera, new statistical screens, and a fresh "domination and revenge system."According ...   read

 
 
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Metro 2033 DLC details coming soon?

In late April 4A Games hinted oh-so-subtly that the next bit of DLC for Metro 2033 would "probably" not be what we expect from DLC for the post-apocalyptic sewer-shooter. We immediately shot publisher THQ and the 4A Games crew 642 e-mails a...   read

 
 
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Next Assassin's Creed viral website opens for business

It appears that Ubisoft has something for missing body parts and viral campaigns. At least, when it comes to some sort of Assassin's Creed follow-up. (Probably Brotherhood.)This afternoon several Destructoid users received a pretend letter ...   read

 
 


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Nier 'World of Recycled Vessel' DLC hits on May 12

Love it or hate it, even more Nier is coming in the near future. Tomorrow, May 11th. Square Enix plans to release the game's first bit of DLC for the Xbox 360 and PS3 entitled "World of Recycled Vessel." The content adds 15 special stages, ...   read

 
 
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Threads of Fate heading to PSN

It appears that the next PSOne Classic release from Square Enix after Final Fantasy IX will be Threads of Fate, a dual-perspective action RPG released originally in the US in the year of Patrick Bateman (2000 AD). No official release date i...   read

 
 
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Telltale teases new Sam & Max episode with art, details

Thanks to episodic gaming, we rarely have to wait for a sequel. Such is the case with Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse. The series is slated to pick up again "in just a few short weeks" with the release of the second episode: the "Tomb ...   read

 
 
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Things on Wheels, Rocket Knight hit XBLA this week

Without Major Nelson's gentle guidance we would still be in the dark, slaughtering each other like rabid animals in teeny-tiny cages. Also, we probably wouldn't know what was hitting every week over Xbox LIVE Arcade. The Nelson is so many t...   read

 
 
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Natsume talks Harvest Moon, FarmVille, and learning

We've always thought about social game sensation FarmVille as a much simpler version of Harvest Moon. But it's a simpler version that has eclipsed the more complex series in following. Or, at least, creator Natsume doesn't brag about 80-som...   read

 
 
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Blur devs aren't ruling out a handheld release

Blur developers Bizarre Creations aren't ruling out a possible handheld release of their racing game. In a recent interview with VG247, lead designer Gareth Wilson kept the possibility of such a thing open. But he also made it clear that Bi...   read

 
 
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Epic Mickey hitting bookstands, too

It looks like Epic Mickey will appear on more than just the Wii. Don't get too excited here -- we're talking books. NeoGAF (via Kotaku) recently discovered two different Amazon listings for books that seemingly tie into the upcoming game's ...   read

 
 
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New level and fixes comes to Trine PC

The Trine patch announced by creator Frozenbyte is now live for the PC version of the physics-based puzzler. Upon updating, players will get the chance to check out a brand new mission and, overall, play around in a game that is slightly l...   read

 
 
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Infinity Ward is working on its 'next big project'

More than a few of us media folk have been wearing our Michael Pachter "Super Martian Prediction Hats" ($12.99) and saying that Infinity Ward will be gutted as a result of its recent losses of top-tier staff. In light of what we've learned ...   read

 
 
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Infinity Ward to release second MW2 map pack this year

Despite what we see as internal trouble, Infinity Ward is set to release a second map pack for their shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in the later half of this year. During the recent Activision financial call, Activision executive Th...   read

 
 
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Comic the Jumper: the second art style revealed

Continuing its stream of reveals, The Maw creator Twisted Pixel is now showing off the inspiration behind the second (of five) different comic book styles set to be in the game -- and boy does it get our Greatsword hands all sweaty.If you p...   read

 
 
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Halo: Reach beta to open to Silver members on May 14th

No Gold sub, no problem. This is the mantra Microsoft will have for about three days as the publisher is set to open up the Halo: Reach beta to Xbox LIVE Silver members. Starting on May 14 and stretching until May 17, all owners of Halo: OD...   read

 
 
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Bejeweled 2 coming to WiiWare

Betting men who are allowed to still bet if Bejeweled 2 is coming to the Wii should go ahead and exploit the poor dude taking the bets. Earlier yesterday, GamerBytes.com spotted a German USK Ratings board summary that all but officially con...   read

 
 
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Steam Digital Deluxe Edition of Civilization 5 announced

2K Games and Valve have inked an "agreement" to put out a special Steam deluxe edition of the no-troop-stacking Civilization title, Sid Meier's Civilization V. According to a fresh out of the oven press release, the Digital Deluxe Edition o...   read

 
 
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Champions Online devs to reveal new MMO this summer

Not losing steam after the Champions Online Xbox 360 cancellation, Cryptic Studios has plans to reveals its third MMO soon -- as in, this summer soon. "I can't speak to the specifics of what we're doing," Cryptic's Bill Roper told MMORPG.co...   read

 
 
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