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  Watch Video If there is one complaint of the current generation of gaming I wholeheartedly agree with, it’s the sheer number of “HD” remakes being shoved out because native backwards compatibility is absent on the PlayS...   read
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  Watch Video If you've got the room for what I consider "real VR" (not this sitting and holding an Xbox controller bullshit, that's a 3-D movie, brah) then you must configure what is called a "Chaperone" - a drawing of your play space. On...   read
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Catching up with Gamertag Radio: Documentary, Interview

Are you in the mood to hear two dinosaurs talk Game Industry shop? Gamertag Radio started out one year before Destructoid, and their focus on community certainly inspired and influenced my own work as a publisher. Back when I was based in M...   read

 
 
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Alien: Isolation hits a new low plus other deals in the Bundle Stars Sega Sale

Lately, Bundle Stars has been all about Sega titles. This amped up over the weekend as we saw Total War titles on sale with nearly Steam Summer Sale-like prices, but early this week Bundle Stars has turned the notch up a bit with its best o...   read

 
 



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Pokemon Go

When you see a Blastoise, everyone gets in the water

Look, doing whatever it takes to be the very best doesn't come without sacrificing comfort sometimes. If there's a Blastoise in the water, you damn well better get in the water. Otherwise, you're just another jabroni with too many Zubats. A...   read

 
 
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Darksiders

Oh hey, the original Darksiders is coming to current-gen consoles too

Whenever I incite the debate of which Darksiders is a better game, it usually gets pretty heated, and seems split down the middle. But even though I do prefer the sequel, the first one is still a welcome return to old school Zelda ...   read

 
 
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Xbox

Xbox One gets another temporary price cut, now $249

Long gone are the days of Microsoft's $500 console. The machine that was revealed in May of 2013 has undergone several price cuts, some temporary and some permanent. The frequent discounts feel like an implicit admission that half a thousan...   read

 
 
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Get a PlayStation Plus 12-month card for only $38.99

Summer rages on and the PlayStation Plus membership is on sale again for $38.99. These are always popular when discounted given their utility, so to speak. Your free PlayStation Plus games this month on PS4 are Furi, Saints Row: Gat out of ...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm developers talk hero balance and map design

As you may have seen, Auriel is set to debut in Heroes of the Storm in the near future, and she looks like one interesting, and technical addition. So that got me thinking -- how does the team approach balancing, should she turn into a...   read

 
 
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Dead Rising

Those Dead Rising remasters look less blurry

Listings for the three recently-announced Dead Rising remasters have appeared on the Xbox Store, and on top of including the first round of rather compressed screenshots (DR1 is noticeably more crisp than the Xbox 360 original), they mentio...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimensions
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Sonic's appearance in LEGO Dimensions still looks weird

"This fall," Sonic will make his way into LEGO Dimensions, and we thankfully won't need to buy a whole new game to experience him -- just the Sonic LEGO set. And during its 25th anniversary Sonic event last weekend they showed som...   read

 
 
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Ghost of a Tale
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Medieval mouse adventure Ghost of a Tale hits Steam Early Access

Ghost of a Tale has looked captivating for quite some time, and although it still isn't done yet, the gorgeous stealth-centric action-RPG is now playable through Steam Early Access. It's getting there. "While the game's core mechanics are ...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky

You won't need PlayStation Plus for No Man's Sky

While No Man's Sky is technically being sold as a "single-player" experience, if you've been following the space exploration game these past few years, you know that it will have online interaction. At a minimum, you'll be able to name alie...   read

 
 
Quadrilateral Cowboy
  Watch Video Well, it's finally here. After playing through the brief-yet-amazing Gravity Bone and Thirty Flights of Loving, the third game has arrived. Don't be fooled, though -- Quadrilateral Cowboy stands alone in what it accomplishes. Not only does it stand alone from the other two games, but it stands alone from pretty much anything else in the industry.   read
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South Park
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No Obsidian is still a bummer, but South Park: The Fractured But Whole looks great

I was sad to hear at its E3 announcement last year that Obsidian, who developed the original South Park RPG, was not returning for Fractured But Whole (it's actually Ubisoft San Francisco and South Park Digital Studios handling the sequel) ...   read

 
 
Ghostbuster review
  Watch Video For the past week, I've been playing Ghostbusters for one hour each day. I'm technically capable of spending more time with it, but I'm not that strong-willed. After my one hour, I treat myself for my commitment to this ...   read
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Kojima
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Even a short movie of the Kojima Productions logo is enough to get me excited

It's crazy how quickly Hideo Kojima got back on his feet after being utterly destroyed, both professionally and mentally, but Konami. But he did it, and hot damn Kojima Production is already doing some amazing things. Over the weekend they ...   read

 
 
Heroes of the Storm
  Watch Video I had a chance to sit with Blizzard and chat about Heroes of the Storm's upcoming Auriel, and she seems to be in really good hands. Although Medivh is a specialist that has undertones of a support, a true healer hasn't been added since October (Morales) -- so you could say it's been a while. It remains to be seen if she can solo heal competitively, but for now, her kit looks really fun to play.   read
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Blizzard: 'We're looking at adding even more from Overwatch' to Heroes of the Storm

A little over three months ago, Blizzard transplanted Overwatch's Tracer into Heroes of the Storm. Although she came in with an astronomical winrate that was one of the highest in the history of the game she's been balanced since then,...   read

 
 
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CD Projekt Red

CD Projekt Red is hoping that Sony will open up console cross-platform play

Opening up cross-platform play was such a huge and funny move by Microsoft. After years of turning it down and being the market leader during the 360 era, they've now put the decision in Sony's charge. If Sony somehow decides it wants to gi...   read

 
 
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Square Enix attempts to sell you one last time on Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV

We've seen still screens, we've seen Japanese footage, now here's the English trailer for Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV, the film that is officially kicking off the XV subfranchise. Yep, Kingsglaive is still set for a digital ...   read

 
 
Headlander
  Watch Video Hold on to your Heads™, folks, because here's another Destructoid Original Video Review™ to pump into your Eyeballs and Ears™! Mike's review of Headlander has been transformed alchemy-like into video so you...   read

 
Headlander review
  Watch Video Headlander knows what it is but doesn't know what it wants to be. The tutorial gives you a singular impression -- this game is a puzzler with light action elements, à la The Fall (a comparison I was unable to...   read
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Team Valor or bust

Pokemon GO team leaders officially revealed

[Update: Apparently team changing is not allowed at this time per the official FAQ.] The official Pokémon GO Twitter revealed the identities of the team leaders, and boy am I happy I chose correctly with Team Valor who has a strong b...   read

 
 
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Review: Hawken

  Watch Video Hawken is a game I keep checking back in on. When it originally released back in 2012, it seemed ahead of its time, a free-to-play shooter with AAA production values featuring mech combat. For someone who is both cheap and a ...   read
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