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Grand Theft Auto online is getting a top down racing mode

The original Grand Theft Auto and its first sequel employed a different viewpoint to the games we have today. Instead of being third-person, they went for a top down view due to hardware limitations of the time. PC's and consoles weren't ab...   read

 
 
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Oh boy, Akiba's Beat's English dub is atrocious

Here I was starting to think people take game roles more seriously when this new Akiba's Beat story trailer came along and slapped me in the face. Its predecessor, Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed, also had a pathetic English dub, but si...   read

 
 
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Free game for Amazon Prime members this week is worth the download

If you are among the tens of millions of Amazon Prime subscribers, you also have something called Twitch Prime. For the purposes of this post, all you need to know about the latter is that it means you get an amazing game, for free. From Ap...   read

 
 
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G2A is really digging its hole deeper

Buckle up, kids, because this story is a doozy. Over at the Reboot Develop Conference in Croatia today, one of the representatives of G2A held a panel to discuss the recent backlash the oft-scrutinized game key reseller has been receiving. ...   read

 
 
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Palmer Luckey gave Trump $100,000 in the name of Chrono Trigger

Co-founder and former face of Oculus VR Palmer Luckey is still trying to make America great again. The millennial with an estimated $730 million net worth donated $100,000 to Donald Trump's celebratory inaugural committee, as reported by Mo...   read

 
 
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The limits of nostalgia: Podtoid reviews Yooka-Laylee

What happens when you go back to the well and try to make a clone of a 20 year old game? Well, not exactly good things. But, maybe, still what crowdfunding supporters were after? You'll have to listen to the latest Podtoid special to see wh...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is giving out 20 characters in Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard is looking to bring new players into Heroes of the Storm with next week's major "2.0" launch. Things like Genji and Hanamura from Overwatch, a refresh of the progression system, loot chests, and emoji are all well and good. But eve...   read

 
 
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Free Saints Row 2 on PC as fourth game in series arrives on GOG

Saints Row IV and Gat out of Hell have arrived on GOG in DRM-free format and as per GOG tradition, free games and discounts are offered aplenty to drive up sales. For the next 48 hours you can pick up a free copy of Saints Row 2 over at GOG...   read

 
 
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Jonathan Blow gives us a small glimpse of his next game

For the last couple of years over in Croatia, the Reboot Develop Conference has been host to speeches and discussions with some of the games industry's leading figures. While Jonathan Blow may not be a household name, he certainly helped sh...   read

 
 
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League of Legends' Xayah and Rakan are an unconventional duo

In an interesting turn, Riot Games has released two heroes at once this week in League of Legends, and they're intrinsically connected. Billed as "birds of a feather," Xayah and Rakan are lovers, and sport several promotions, like the abili...   read

 
 
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Brainiac is looking for the fight of his life in newest Injustice 2 story trailer

The long-awaited final part of the neat story trailer series, "Shattered Alliances," brings us the main crux of Injustice 2's story, Brainiac. Unless Darkseid comes in as an Act 3 final fight or something, I could definitely see Brainiac be...   read

 
 
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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 pre-order deal includes $30 in free DLC

Update 4/21: GMG lowered their discount from 22% off to 20% off.  Updated below. Love it or hate it, video game publishers still prefer you to pre-order and they're willing to throw all sorts of incentives to get you to consider a...   read

 
 
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If you can believe it, Konami is giving us free DLC on Friday for Super Bomberman R

[Update: That ended up being four levels and two accessories. Right on.] As was confirmed several weeks ago, Konami will be supporting Super Bomberman R post-launch with more content and tweaks. I was initially shocked to see that afte...   read

 
 
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Review: Urban Trial Freestyle 2

Do not adjust your computer or phone screen. The game you are looking at is from 2017 and not, as its outward appearance would indicate, from 1998. Urban Trial Freestyle 2 not only has the graphic fidelity of a game from 20 years ago, but i...   read

 
 
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Twitch is going to allow you to sort League of Legends streams by skill

Sorting through scores of League of Legends channels (one of the most popular Twitch games for years running) can be really off-putting, but Riot is making strides to change that as of this week. The publisher, alongside of Twitch, has...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

The Switch keeps the hits coming week by week, even if they're multi-platform releases at this point. It's a fairly light offering with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap and Fatal Fury, but the pace has been better than the Wii U and 3DS e...   read

 
 
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Super Rude Bear Resurrection jumps to life in early May

Super Rude Bear Resurrection is a game that we've had our eye on for quite a while now. We got our first proper look at Tokyo Game Show in 2015 and were quite impressed. Super Rude Bear Resurrection's one-two punch of insanely tough p...   read

 
 
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Review: Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality

I don't know how I stumbled upon Rick & Morty, but I'm glad I did. More so, I'm glad it's getting a decent amount of play considering how bleak it is, and that it's branching out into more than just one series that we have to wait forev...   read

 
 
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Review: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

I've been playing Warhammer tabletop for nearly 20 years, and I've seen what feels like hundreds of games based on the property come and go. Some stick with me, like Total War: Warhammer. Others fall by the wayside and are forgotten like Fi...   read

 
 
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Review: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Despite the minor issues I had with Mario Kart 8 (RIP Wii U), they were nothing compared to the lack of a real battle mode -- it was kind of annoying that they even slotted in a fake stand-in for it, if we're being real. But now with&n...   read

 
 
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Ganondorf's last name confirmed as canon

Years back, in the English manual for The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, folks spotted Ganon/Ganondorf's last name as "Dragmire," and didn't really think much of it. After all, localized Nintendo manuals are rife with all sorts of err...   read

 
 
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The latest Super Sentai show starts off strong, but its setting might hold it back

When you have a title that revolves around space, you're likely in for a wonderful ride. Mario’s journey through the stars in the Super Mario Galaxy games was a blast, and Guardians of the Galaxy made us laugh with its main gang who w...   read

 
 
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The composer of Jet Set Radio has new music for Hover

Two years ago, the future-set parkour game Hover: Revolt of Gamers rolled onto Steam Early Access, and to this day, it's still a work-in-progress on the platform. One of the things that put the project on my radar back when it was seeking K...   read

 
 
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Prey's Talos I space station brings to mind some very good games

The latest stop on Bethesda's Prey Marketing Tour covers a crucial aspect of any video game of this type: The setting. Prey takes place among the stars, up in a giant space station called Talos I (yes, everyone take note of the p...   read

 
 
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The Destructoid Community's top 10 Wii U games

Last week, to close the book on the Nintendo Wii U, I brought you the top 10 games for the system as voted on by members of the Destructoid staff (which you can read here, here and here). Bayonetta 2 ranked as number one in a close vote, bu...   read

 
 



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