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Limited Run is getting into Nintendo Switch publishing

Nintendo Switch-owning game collectors will have even more feeds to keep their eye on next year. Limited Run has come out with some cool limited-edition physical copies of digitally-distributed PS4 and Vita games and, starting in 2018, the ...

 
 
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It's a good time to be a fan of Star Control

There has been a surprising amount of Star Control news lately and it's good news, at that. If you missed it, the original creators of Star Control II -- Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III, whose studio Toys for Bob has understandably kept busy ...

 
 
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Destiny 2 is skipping Trials of the Nine for two weeks

If you're the type of Destiny 2 player who gets way into Trials of the Nine, it's time for me to play my part as the bearer of bad news. The PvP event will be absent from the game this weekend and next, and the earliest we'll be able to par...

 
 
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The original Mafia is once again available digitally

Now, you might not be itching to play 2002's Mafia right this second. I'm definitely not! But, if and when that time ever does arrive, you'll be thankful to have quick and easy access to this defining open-world action-adventure title. It's...

 
 
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Raze the dead in For Honor's Halloween event

Vikings, knights, samurai, and... skeletons? Yes, skeletons! For Honor is celebrating Halloween early with a limited-time Feast of the Otherworld event running from today to Thursday, November 2. The main draw is a rework of 4v4 Dominion, d...

 
 
 
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Pokemon Go gets its first batch of Gen 3 Pokemon this week

Dataminers gave us the heads up already, but now we have a better sense of Pokemon Go's plans for Halloween and Generation 3. There's some good news and bad news here. The good? Pikachu is wearing a witch hat tilted juuust so. Gosh is that ...

 
 
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A better look at Star Wars Battlefront II's story

With a month before launch, DICE is opening up about the Star Wars Battlefront II story campaign. Today's trailer is our best look at it yet, highlighting both the broad strokes ("What do we do now that our Emperor is dead?") and the appear...

 
 
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Opus Magnum is the new game from the creator of SpaceChem

Zachtronics makes a certain type of puzzle game for a certain type of player to experiment with, learn, and strive to eventually master. The developer's new title, Opus Magnum, certainly follows in the footsteps of SpaceChem and Infinifacto...

 
 
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Latest Mario Kart 8 Deluxe update adds video capture

Nintendo dropped another update for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe last night. It's a good'un! The major new feature coincides with yesterday's Nintendo Switch 4.0 firmware update that enables 30-second video capture for select games. Mario Kart 8 Del...

 
 
 
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inXile is now 'exploring ideas' for Nintendo Switch

Wasteland 2 and Torment: Tides of Numenera developer inXile Entertainment doesn't have any Nintendo Switch announcements to make quite yet, but we're one critical step closer to that happening. According to inXile CEO Brian Fargo, the devel...

 
 
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Those mini PS4 controllers are coming to North America

We touched on Hori's upcoming Mini Wired Gamepad for PlayStation 4 and a number of you fine folks expressed interest in the device for either yourself or your little loved ones. While these controllers were originally announced for Europe, ...

 
 
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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle's new DLC is intimidating

Every week or so I feel like I hear someone else casually mention they've full-cleared Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. If that describes you and you have gaming time to spare before Super Mario Odyssey monopolizes your Nintendo Switch for t...

 
 
 
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Mecha-Zangief in Dead Rising 4 seems like a good idea

Here's a little more on Capcom Heroes, a free new mode in the works for Dead Rising 4 that'll let you don special costumes based on characters from other Capcom series. Last time, I was stoked to see Sissel from Ghost Trick. This time I'm a...

 
 
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PlayStation Network's Halloween sale has begun

Sony's Sale of the Dead is now live on PlayStation Network, offering discounts on horror titles and other vaguely Halloween-appropriate wares throughout the rest of this month. Expect lots of Resident Evil, Dead Island, and Walking Dead, as...

 
 
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Warhammer: Vermintide 2 should be chaotic fun

We knew Fatshark had started work on a sequel to Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide, but today the studio has much more to show for its four-player cooperative action game. The Skaven hordes are back, as expected, along with another threat: ...

 
 
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The Talos Principle has come to Oculus Rift and Vive

At the risk of being "that one guy on Destructoid who just won't shut up about The Talos Principle," hey, this very good and worth-playing first-person puzzle adventure game has come to virtual reality. It's available as of today on Steam f...

 
 
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Mario Party: The Top 100's amiibo support seems fine

Every time I play Mario Party, I think it's going to be a grand old time. But, once the last turn wraps up, bonus stars are awarded, and a winner is named, I swear off the series "forever." These are cruel games meant for cruel people and y...

 
 
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Yep, Line Rider is still good as hell

A few days ago, YouTube recommended me some video for Line Rider, a monstrously effective time-waster I haven't thought about in close to a decade. Like most of these automated suggestions, I only gave the video's title a glance before movi...

 
 
 
 
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PC players can start pre-loading Destiny 2 on Wednesday

There are a few things to keep in mind if you're looking to get Destiny 2 for PC at launch. First off, while release day is happening next Tuesday, October 24, the servers won't go live until 10:00am Pacific. Thankfully, Bungie will begin t...

 
 
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Look for a new Home and Guide in today's big Xbox One update

After a testing period, the Xbox One fall update is now ready for the masses. These sorts of console updates tend to blur together in my mind and today's is no different. Microsoft is bringing out a lot of incremental changes, as exhaustive...

 
 


About Jordan Devoreone of us since 3:23 AM on 12.21.2008

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random.

Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickstarter.
 
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