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Destructoid Community Interview: Torchman

It's been a while since the last Community Interview, so what better person to interview than the person who talks down on your choice of waifu? Torchman is known for a lot of things: robots, waifu judgement, anime, the 1996 ice skating cha...   read

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The Silver Case

Grasshopper Manufacture plans to localize The Silver Case for PC later this year

In an interview with Suda51 at PAX East, the Grasshopper CEO announced that the studio's very first game, The Silver Case, will be coming to PC later this year. The Silver Case debuted on the PlayStation in 1999, but was never released outs...   read

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EVE Online has no problem getting new players, but retaining them is a hell of an issue

"It's super depressing," Andie Nordgren said with a sort of semi-defeated smile. She's the executive producer of EVE Online, one of the deepest and most complex sandbox video games in existence, and she's reacting to a key statistic that de...   read

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EVE Online
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EVE Online developer has the right attitude about making sandbox games

Earlier this week, the Citadel expansion came to EVE Online. Two years ago, developer CCP moved toward releasing more frequent updates for the game, so this type of event is a relatively regular occurrence. Citadel, however, is a prett...   read

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Cliff Bleszinski: 'There's no way we could do free-to-play without feeling dirty'

Boss Key Productions was all about free-to-play last year for LawBreakers, and then flip-flopped recently in March, noting that the game was now a premium product. Who does it think it is, Hillary Clinton? Alas, free-to-play for LawBreakers...   read

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Golden Week

Niero talks 10 years of Destructoid (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of my interview with Yanier "Niero" Gonzalez as we look back at 10 years of Destructoid. In Part 1, Niero and I discussed the early years of the website, its struggles, and its successes. For Part 2, I asked Niero abo...   read

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Golden Week

Niero talks 10 years of Destructoid (Part 1)

I can't remember exactly what it was that brought me to Destructoid so many years ago. It had to be an article, probably a review, that attracted me here. I know for certain it was the community that made this my new home for video game new...   read

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Critical Role
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Inside Critical Role: The Live D&D show led by voices you might recognize

Marisha Ray is surrounded by some of her closest friends, but there are tears welling in her eyes. A recent revelation has filled her with doubt and guilt in equal measure, leading her to believe that her previous actions may have brought d...   read

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Humble Monthly Bundle

Humble Monthly Bundle has 70K subscribers

Last year, Humble began a new monthly bundle service. The basic idea is that on the first Friday of each month, subscribers receive a batch of undisclosed PC games. One of the featured titles is always announced and made available for downl...   read

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Interview with Lightning

'I don't like champagne, but I'll grab a beer': Lightning on her Louis Vuitton ads, life

Final Fantasy XIII (and then some) star Claire "Lightning" Farron made headlines last week when the she became one of the new faces of prestigious fashion designer Louis Vuitton, for whom she will model the spring-summer 2016 collection. In...   read

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Far Cry Primal

Why Far Cry Primal is the purest form of Far Cry

Far Cry has always been very good at getting the player into an open world and letting them interact with nature. However, the reasons for arriving there haven't always been as strong. It's how you end up with frat boy turned tribal warrior...   read

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Dragomon Hunter: Anime MMO fan service by way of Germany and Taiwan

"Dragomon Hunter is one of the games where we've made the most changes [to appeal to the western audience]," Aeria Games' Product Marketing Manager Alexandre Bousquet tells me. That doesn't mean shaving the points off of spiked hair tips fo...   read

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Podtoid 309: Code Name Li Po

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or download it here. On this week's episode, Double Fine renaissance man Greg Rice joins the program to discuss the studio's Day of the Devs event and other topics both Double Fine and...   read

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Interview: XSEED Executive VP Ken Berry

Ken Berry is the Executive Vice President and one of the founding members of XSEED Games, one of the premier localization houses responsible for bringing Japanese games to western audiences. Earlier this week at an XSEED-hosted event in Sa...   read

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Joe Mad (Darksiders, Battle Chasers) has answered your questions

The Battle Chasers: Nightwar Kickstarter is in its final days, and to help celebrate its resounding success, comics legend Joe Mad, creator of Battle Chasers and Darksiders, has answered a boat load of questions from you, the Destructoid co...   read

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Assassin's Creed producer talks returning to the series' roots

As the tenth anniversary for the Assassin's Creed franchise draws closer, it's hard to imagine the series has been around for so long. I was two years out of high school when Altair and Desmond first made their appearance on then-new consol...   read

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Active reload

Cliff Bleszinski: Devs should feel free to use Gears of War's active reload

With last month's re-release of Gears of War on Xbox One, we've been thinking about the active reload system a lot. Steven wrote about the mechanic out of a preview event, and wondered why it wasn't a bigger part of Gears' legacy. He's...   read

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Cliff Bleszinski

Bleszinski: I never said LawBreakers wouldn't come to consoles

Ever since Cliff Bleszinski announced he was working on an arena shooter, it has had "PC-only" in most people's minds. It's definitely PC first and foremost, but that doesn't mean that it's restricted to PC. Bleszinski's very much open to t...   read

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Cliff Bleszinski

Cliff Bleszinski says he retired because everyone was too jaded

If you were to look at Cliff Bleszinski's work history, you'd find a small gap between his time at Epic Games and the development of his new game, LawBreakers. A couple of years seems like a fair transition time, but Bleszinski never necess...   read

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LawBreakers free-to-play
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Cliff Bleszinski: 'I respect that core gamers see free-to-play as a dirty, dirty thing'

When Cliff Bleszinski formed Boss Key Productions to create the game now known as LawBreakers, he always knew that free-to-play was the model he wanted. That statement's not as black and white as it sounds. There's a lot of in-between when ...   read

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Bleszinski interview
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Cliff Bleszinski: We want players to actually use verticality

Just this week, Cliff Bleszinski and Boss Key Productions pulled back the curtain on LawBreakers -- the free-to-play arena shooter that has been in development under the codename Project BlueStreak. It's more than just the community that's ...   read

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Sega 3D Classics

3D Gunstar Heroes revitalizes Treasure's debut action title

It's been pretty wild re-experiencing many of these past titles in Sega's 3D Classics series. In the last few months, we managed to get 3D remasters of several games that have defined Sega's legacy as one of the most famous game publishers....   read

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Team Meat interview
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Super Meat Boy dev: Fingered is how I got back into game design

I recently caught up with Edmund McMillen of Team Meat, who is working with frequent collaborator James Id on Fingered, a small project that's launching next week. We ended up talking about Isaac, what Team Meat is up to currently, future t...   read

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Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed Syndicate reinvigorates the series with a return to basics

It's not often we get to see a series recognize that things may have gotten off track. As many no doubt remember, Assassin's Creed Unity got hit hard with criticisms about its technical performance and odd design decisions upon release...   read

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Woah Dave!

Woah Dave! is a success, Space Dave! coming soon

[Space Dave! Box in progress box art by GLIΓCH RIΓUΛL] Woah Dave! is a gaming underdog story if ever there was one. Inspired by his young son's passion of the original Mario Bros., developer Jason Cirillo's lover letter t...   read

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"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju...



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