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Dauntless is heading to Switch later this year

The free-to-play cooperative action-RPG that released on other PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Dauntless is heading Nintendo's little console a smidge late. It's coming to the Switch later this year. There's a decent chance it gets cross-save, s...

 
 
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Old timey gangster game Empire of Sin announced for Switch

In a stylish trailer during today's Nintendo Direct, we rewound through a tommy gun massacre, unbreaking a perfectly good bottle of whiskey and unmessing up some poker chips. Little else was shown, but it looked like players control a part...

 
 
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to Switch this year

It's The Witcher 3 on Nintendo Switch. The Switcher 3. (It's too easy to pass up.) This was announced this morning during the E3 Nintendo Direct. It only got a few seconds of screen time, but that's all it really needed to deliver the messa...

 
 
 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders 2 is getting a demo on June 27

Dragon Quest Builders 2 has been out in Japan for a little while now, but we're closing in on its western release. Set for July 12, it's just over one month away. Players will be able to sate their blocky appetites a bit sooner than that, ...

 
 
 
 
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QuakeCon will have a lot of Doom stuff this year

QuakeCon is focused one Quake. How can Bethesda bring a lot of Doom stuff to QuakeCon? By setting up a miniature con-within-a-con and calling it DoomCon. That's it, that's the story, there's going to be enough Doom stuff at QuakeCon this ye...

 
 
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The Elder Scrolls: Legends is getting an expansion soon

At Bethesda's E3 event, the presenters took some time to brag on the company's mobile game offerings. Its hit Fallout Shelter has reached over 150 million downloads. The Elder Scrolls: Legends might not have those numbers yet, but it does ...

 
 
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Gears Pop! popped a new trailer with a smidge of gameplay

When we saw Gears Pop! at last year's E3, the only information we really had was that it would feature Gears characters in that love-it-or-hate-it Funko Pop style. This year, we've got a slightly more substantial trailer. It still is mostl...

 
 
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Gears 5 releases September 10

Gears 5's presentation at E3 today opened with typical Gears thing. It had its slow, soft song and bizarre imagery that contrasts with the game's usual high energy and bloody action. After the teaser, we got some real information. Gears 5 ...

 
 
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Double Fine Productions is now a Microsoft first-party studio

Whoa. At the E3 event just now, Tim Schafer announced his studio would be joining Xbox Game Studios. After making the announcement, Schafer showed off a new Psychonauts 2 teaser. Psychonauts 2 was crowdfunded on Fig in 2016. Presumably, th...

 
 
 
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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order trailer commandeers an AT-AT

Only a day ago, we saw the first look at this fall's Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the upcoming game by Titanfall/Apex Legends developer Respawn. At the Xbox event at E3, we got a shiny new trailer for it too. It's looking very Star Wars. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Outer Wilds is a world I'm dying to explore

When procedural generation became a big thing, there were a lot of high hopes about what it could mean for infinitely explorable spaces. Some games do it better than others, but a lot of the time a strange paradox occurs: with everything di...

 
 
 
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Indivisible is launching with at least 20 playable characters

Lab Zero is showing Indivisible at its booth at PAX West right now, and despite having several stations set up, it's been over capacity every time I've walked by. On display is the most recent backer preview, released this past June. It's n...

 
 


About Darren Nakamuraone of us since 2:29 AM on 11.06.2006

Darren is a scientist during the day. He has been a Destructoid community member since 2006, joining the front page as a contributor in 2011.

While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strategy, and rhythm games, he takes particular interest in independent games. He produced the Zero Cool Podcast for about four years, and he plays board games quite a bit when he can find willing companions.

FULL DISCLOSURE: Darren Nakamura knows several people in the video game industry, most of whom are Destructoid alumni. These include:

Anthony Burch, former writer for Gearbox Software
Ashly Burch, notable voice actor
Nick Chester, publicist for Harmonix Music Systems
Chad Concelmo, writer for Golin Harris
Aaron Linde, writer for Gearbox Software
Jayson Napolitano, publicist for Scarlet Moon Productions
Brad Nicholson, former publicist for Uber Entertainment
Alex Ryan, publicist for Kalypso Media
Jim Sterling, notable voice actor

Darren backs a lot of Kickstarter campaigns! If you want to see what he has backed, you can go here. If he ever reviews a game that he backed, that will be explicitly disclosed in the review.

Darren invested in Psychonauts 2 on Fig.
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