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Overwatch's new castle map Eichenwalde is smaller than you'd think

Despite picking support classes whenever and wherever possible, I was perfectly fine waiting for Blizzard to add Ana, Overwatch's first post-release hero, to the game proper before trying her out. But that new map, Eichenwalde? Not a chance...   read

 
 
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Smash + Grab is definitely not Sleeping Dogs 2

Sleeping Dogs was a pretty good game. The story went nowhere and its DLC was underwhelming, but the actual bones were really solid. It captured the vibe of '80s Hong Kong cinema while introducing some improvements to the GTA open-world...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go gets an actual feature added, not taken away, in new update

Niantic has been supporting Pokemon Go at a sluggish pace, taking away more features than adding them this past month in a half. But yesterday it notified us of an update that's coming in the form of version 0.35.0 on both iO...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky 'LowFlight' mod takes the game off the rails

No Man's Sky, as we talked about previously, is a fun chill little game, but over time you'll start to notice its blemishes. For instance, on-planet flight can feel really clunky, almost like an afterthought (having to refuel every minute b...   read

 
 
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Get a constant influx of pussy with Android N's easter egg

Yesterday, some Nexus phone owners were treated to an upgrade to Nougat aka Android 7.0, the latest version of Google's we-can-do-iOS-stuff-too-kinda operating system. It's by far the best version of Android I've ever used; punchy and crisp...   read

 
 
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After six years, Star Trek Online releases its most sought-after starship

Normally, it's not news when Star Trek Online releases a new playable starship. After all, over six years in operation Cryptic's Trek-themed MMO has added hundreds of ships to shoot aliens with. However, this is no normal ship. It's th...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's microtransactions include in-game currency

While it has already been fairly common knowledge that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s Breach mode would contain purchasable Booster Packs, the extent in which microtransactions have permeated throughout the overall game was somewhat of an...   read

 
 
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The mobile version of Lumines launches next month

Lumines has had a storied 12-year history, and after a four-year hiatus since the (good) Vita game, we're getting a new version. Before you get too excited, know that it's another mobile edition (there are at least three ports already, as t...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go draws massive, scary Taiwan crowds

Pokemon Go is still big in Taiwan, and man is it insane. Most of the more popular Go areas around me are ghost towns at this point with just a dedicated few left, but these images verified by the Eastern Broadcasting Company show massive cr...   read

 
 
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The unannounced PS4 Slim now has an in-depth unboxing video

[Update: The video has now been made private. Surely Sony doesn't want its cat out of the bag, and seeing as these aren't out yet then street date has certainly been broken, or these are possibly stolen. Either way, the PS4 Slim is rea...   read

 
 
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Bayonetta gives dance lessons in Smash

YouTuber Master0fHyrule wants to show you what the rest of the Super Smash Bros. roster would look like if they learned how to dance like Bayonetta. The results range from silly to disturbing. The video shows most of the game's c...   read

 
 
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[Updated video] The PS4 Slim is definitely definitely definitely real

[Update 2: Here's a new mirror of the pulled Eurogamer video.] [Update: The original video just got pulled. We're looking for a mirror. In the meantime, you'll have to take us at our word that it was a PS4 Slim booting up.] Sony doesn...   read

 
 
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I need these Xbox Onesies right now

Apparently, Xbox Australia unveiled the Xbox Onesie today, and I need one of each color right this instant. They look comfortable as fuck, and somehow fashionable. Microsoft is foolish if it doesn't sell these. I'd be willing to pay $50-60,...   read

 
 
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Review: Alone With You

A lot of debate sparks over what constitutes a “game.” Many people aren’t keen on things like walking simulators because they bear little resemblance to more classic experiences. Some people love them for their ability to ...   read

 
 
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Disgaea 2 is coming to Steam, but not until January

Typically, when I hear that an older game is being ported over to PC, I expect to see it pop up on Steam in the near future. A few weeks. Maybe a month. Hell, sometimes they're even stealth-released! The newly-announced port of Disgaea 2, t...   read

 
 
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This is the new PlayStation 4 controller

[Update 2: The video is now private. Surely Sony doesn't want its cat out of the bag, and seeing as these aren't out yet then street date has certainly been broken, or these products are possibly stolen. Either way, the PS4 Slim is re...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron's raid won't be as technical as King's Fall

Destiny players have gone through three raids now. Crota's End is generally considered the weakest, but there's ongoing debate about which is better between the first raid, Vault of Glass, and the most recent one, King's Fall. One thing the...   read

 
 
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New Square Enix promotion offers buy one, get one on Xbox games

For the next week, purchasing a Square Enix game on Xbox One will net you a freebie. It's probably not going to be the kind of bonus that tilts the scales on you buying game. Rather, it's the sort of bonus that you get and say "Oh, I should...   read

 
 
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Dark Horse to publish new Zelda art book

[Header image by Jessica Smith] A new Legend of Zelda art book is coming from Dark Horse Comics, the company behind the Hyrule Historia compendium. Since that was released to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the series, I guess this...   read

 
 
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I missed the first game, but Oceanhorn 2 has my attention

Cornfox & Bros. is turning its Oceanhorn action-adventure property into a series. The sequel, Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm, "will be built upon the same elements that were the heart and soul of the first Oceanhorn game: expl...   read

 
 
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Here's when you can start playing Mankind Divided

The official Deus Ex Twitter account has posted the times that you'll be able to unlock your pre-load for Mankind Divided. It sucks to be in Europe (the game is basically launching a day later). After waiting through the long download...   read

 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild takes home award for best of gamescom

Well, this sounds familiar. Nintendo is racking up the pre-release accolades for Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It had already won Best of Show at E3 from the Game Critics Awards (and Destructoid's Game of the Show, too). It has some new hardwa...   read

 
 
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25% off PlayStation Plus at Groupon before the price hike

Update: Groupon is now out of stock! Bummer. We will keep a lookout for other PS Plus deals. Current next "best" is $48.50 from eBay deals. Not much of a discount - yet. Tucked away in its late-July post, Sony made an unpleasant announcemen...   read

 
 
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Here's how you can make some Fallout 4 weapons for yourself

We've written before about the YouTube show Man at Arms, which shows modern day blacksmiths creating real world versions of weapons from popular culture. The show reminds me quite a bit of Mythbusters since they always test w...   read

 
 
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Allison Road may still see the light of day

It's still unclear what exactly went down with Allison Road. The P.T.-inspired horror adventure game went from seeking Kickstarter funding to having a publisher in Team17, and just as things were looking their most hopeful, the project was ...   read

 
 
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