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The Game Awards are back in December

This post feels like confirmation of the already-expected -- like reporting that, yes, the sun rose this morning and, yes, it'll set this evening. Geoff Keighley's Game Awards are back, baby! You knew this would be the case, you could feel ...

 
 
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Review: Gears 5

It was the best of Gears, it was the worst of Gears. It was an amplification of everything every Gears before did well, and it was a maturation of everything those same games struggled with. It was an identity crisis, a dysmorphic preoccupa...

 
 
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We're waxing Dtoid's new streamer live on Twitch tonight

One of us! One of us! Wait. It's not that easy. You have to prove yourself first. We think we have a new guy all lined up to start streaming on Destructoid's Twitch channel. But, it depends on whether he can prove his dedication to th...

 
 
 
 
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Review in Progress: Gears 5

Gears 5 takes risks, more than just dropping the "of War" from the title. There are structural changes so that developer The Coalition can sincerely call this the biggest Gears game ever. In service of that goal, it works. Gears 5...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Xenoblade Chronicles is being remastered for Switch

The original Xenoblade Chronicles, the one that launched on Wii back in 2012, will eventually hit Nintendo's newest console. The beloved action RPG is being remastered for Switch. At least, we're left to assume it's a remaster. During its ...

 
 
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE comes to Switch early next year

Want more Fire Emblem on your Switch? Want more Shin Megami Tensei on your Switch? I have news for you. As a part of today's Nintendo Direct, it was confirmed that 2016's Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE will be ported to Switch. It's se...

 
 
 
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Watch today's big Nintendo Direct right here

The gaming world will come to a standstill in approximately 20 minutes as all eyes are trained on Nintendo. For the better part of the next hour, we'll learn more about what the next three months holds for Switch. This afternoon's 40-minut...

 
 
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Xbox Game Pass keeps getting better

The headlines will focus on Gears 5, and rightfully so. Microsoft's policy of adding all its first-party games to Xbox Game Pass the day they release is one of the industry's best bargains. That, alone, justifies the subscription price for ...

 
 
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Review: Life is Strange 2: Episode 4: Faith

[You can read reviews for past episodes here: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3.] Sean Diaz is beaten and bloody and beaten and bruised and beaten and broken. If we're chasing alliteration, blind too -- at least partially. The conclusion to E...

 
 
 
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Review: Control

Synchronicity is a theme, or at least a phenomenon, that's used in Control. Through its elaborate and convoluted story, it's established that spectacular results can be achieved when distant and separate things are attuned to one another. T...

 
 
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Remedy is working to fix Control's performance on consoles

Control is a brilliant game, but it doesn't always run brilliantly. In the past couple days, Remedy has been barraged by complaints from people who are trying to play on base model PS4 and Xbox One. At times, the action can crawl to a ...

 
 
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Here's the Cyberpunk 2077 E3 gameplay demo... sort of

For the second year in a row, CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the heaviest hitters at E3. And, also for the second year in a row, the gameplay from the demo wasn't revealed to the public. It stayed behind closed doors, a my...

 
 
 
 
 
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For Honor is free again

If you wait long enough, just show a little patience and hold out, For Honor will be free. If that describes you, your self-control is rewarded. Ubisoft is again giving away the standard edition of For Honor on PC through Uplay. I...

 
 


About Brett Makedonskione of us since 8:35 PM on 09.14.2012

While you laughing, we're passing, passing away.
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Disclosure: One of my roles around here is "Guy who handles retail affiliate stuff." The "Deals" tag auto-populates a disclaimer message that links in these articles usually send a little money Destructoid's way so that Kyle can keep posting Gardevoir pictures. (Maybe those two aren't directly correlated, but I really wish they were.)
 
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