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Party up with a Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owner to play the DLC maps for free

DICE is looking to lessen the "friction" between Battlefield 1 players who do and don't own the game's $50 Premium Pass. As is, these groups are split off when it comes to DLC, but with the studio's new "Premium Friends" system, they'll all...   read

 
 
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We need your suggestions for the first-ever Destructoid Wrestling Tournament

Good news, Destructoid community: it's WrestleMania week! For the uninitiated, WrestleMania is basically the season finale of wrestling. It's the biggest WWE show of the year, where the company (ostensibly) brings long-gestating storylines ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch surges in Japan

No new major releases? No problem. The Nintendo Switch soared by nearly 30,000 sales from last week-a 57% increase. Japanese gamers appear content with its current library, as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 1-2-Switch...   read

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XV: Episode Gladiolus

Bro! The Gladiolus DLC just came out bro. Check it bro, you can get a shirtless outfit for Gladiolus bro! And it carries over to the main game!   read

 
 
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PS Plus' April 2017 line-up certainly includes games

I'm kind of at a loss for next month's PS Plus selection. I do appreciate that Sony still bothers with the idea of free games, but just one look at the selection would make anybody sad. Credit where it's due, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime...   read

 
 
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Play as Roll in this Mega Man Game Boy mod

After quite a bit of work, modder Zynk Oxhyde has finished his Roll sprite hack for all five Game Boy Mega Man games. The hacks use custom sprite work in addition to the original source material, and Rush has been replaced by Tang...   read

 
 
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Rock Howard makes his mark on King of Fighters XIV

I'm not really sure how, but SNK has really impressed with each of their DLC character announcements. While some folks (like myself) might have wanted Baenessa Vanessa, Whip, and Yamazaki in the base roster, it's been so good to see them co...   read

 
 
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Review: Persona 5

When I was a kid, the Persona series was on the fringe of a niche. I had to be introduced to it on the original PlayStation by way of my cousin, who subsequently went on to show me Wild Arms and a few other classics. But after the resoundin...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm is doing loot chests better than Overwatch with its new 2.0 update

This week Blizzard unveiled its new Heroes of the Storm 2.0 update, which is arriving in beta form later today. In short, it heralds a completely revamped progression system, loot chests, a new currency (gems are replacing cash, though coin...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm is finally getting its Diablo 2 Amazon in Cassia

For months, Heroes of the Storm players have been clamoring for more Diablo love. After a brief event in 2015, we've only gotten a few representatives from the Diablo universe, and most of the existing cast is from the third itera...   read

 
 


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The Secret World is going free-to-play this spring

I don't know a whole lot about The Secret World, but I do know that it launched with the requisite subscription model that almost every MMO starts with. When sales were lower than expected, developer Funcom decided to go with a buy-to-play ...   read

 
 
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Get an idea of what Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is all about

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is almost ready to drop in Japan (on April 20, before its worldwide May 19 date), so Nintendo saw fit to provide a seven minute trailer to go over all of its new features, and some old ones. Of n...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's latest Overwatch statue is Widowmaker

Blizzard has already done statues for Tracer and Reaper, and up next, it's Widowmaker. Pre-orders are now open for the 13.5-inch Overwatch statue ahead of a planned Q3 2017 ship date. Not that it's cheap, but at $150, this isn't quite the w...   read

 
 
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Graceful Explosion Machine is the Switch's next timed exclusive

Thanks to its simple but eye-catching art direction, Graceful Explosion Machine stood out to me among Nintendo's big list of Switch indies. We've known that it would be one of the early non-port eShop titles with its planned April launch, ...   read

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon brings its bullet hell to Xbox One next week

Xbox One players can soon learn the joys and horrors of Enter the Gungeon. Dodge Roll is bringing its gun-obsessed dungeon-crawling shooter to Xbox One on April 5, 2017, complete with cross-save and cross-buy support for Windows 10. As you...   read

 
 
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PlayStation will have timed-exclusive Destiny 2 content

They say history is destined to repeat itself. That will be the case with regard to timed platform-exclusive content in Destiny 2. Just like with the original Destiny, the sequel will have some content coming to PlayStation 4 before Xbox O...   read

 
 
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Miyazaki isn't concerned about whether or not his next game is like Dark Souls

Just as Dark Souls III wraps up this week with its final expansion, The Ringed City, Famitsu has shared a tantalizing new interview with game director and From Software president Hidetaka Miyazaki. As translated by Gematsu, he reiterates th...   read

 
 
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Here's some of the cool combat stuff you can do in Prey

On a space station overrun with aliens, the easy solution is to constantly use guns until the alien problem is no longer a problem. Just blast away until everything stops moving. Our video game training should have us well-prepared for thi...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2's upcoming multiplayer modes will be free

Ubisoft has shared its Watch Dogs 2 content roadmap for this year. What's on the schedule? Quite a lot, even for folks who are understandably staying far away from the season pass. On the free front, the open-world hackathon will be getting...   read

 
 
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The first teaser trailer for Destiny 2 is here

Now that Destiny 2 is officially officially officially confirmed as a real game, Activision's wasting no time with the marketing efforts. One day after the first image promoting the sequel, we get the first video. Embedded above ...   read

 
 
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Today-only deal: first discount on the PlayStation VR headset

Here's a quick Tuesday trivia question: Which online retailer would be the first to discount the PlayStation VR headset? Amazon, GameStop, Target, perhaps Walmart? Nope. The answer is Monoprice. The value-oriented generic brand electronics ...   read

 
 
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Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy series begins next month

Actually, that should be "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series," but hell if we're gonna cram all that business into an easily scannable headline. The studio's next adventure series starts on Tuesday, April 18 with Tangled ...   read

 
 
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Cheapest Dark Souls III on Steam arrives for Spring

If you enjoy knowing the limits of your gaming ability, feast your peasant eyes upon this deal. Dark Souls series titles are on tap with savings this week at DLGamer, with Dark Souls III at a new historic low price of only $24. This be...   read

 
 
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Method Man is coming to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare as an announcer

Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare is going to be around for a while longer as Activision still has three more DLC packs to drop. In between those Season Pass offerings is a bunch of other add-ons, including a set of voice packs that are droppi...   read

 
 
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Mafia III gets its first DLC nearly six months after launch

Mafia III didn't hit a lot of the right notes for a lot of people, but if you're still into the idea of playing past the slog of a campaign, there's some DLC in the pipeline. The first of three packs is actually available today, and wi...   read

 
 



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