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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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Sega 3D Classics

3D Streets of Rage 2 is a return to classic brawler action

Growing up, one of my favorite genres was the side-scrolling beat-'em-up. From Final Fight to Double Dragon, I was quite fond of the action found in traveling through different stages and kicking the asses of gang members and thugs that had...   read

 
 
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Rising Thunder

Rising Thunder aims to shake up the fighting game scene

If you were one of the many watching the EVO 2015 livestreams over the weekend, then you no doubt saw a trailer for Rising Thunder, a brand new fighting game featuring battling robots. While viewers didn't get much info about it, they were ...   read

 
 
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People Can Fly

People Can Fly head talks about split with Epic, new game

People Can Fly, a Poland-based developer, announced a split from Epic Games this morning. While the studio gained notoriety for its Painkiller games, in 2007 the majority of the company was acquired by Epic, and since then it's largely...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex

You can easily cut off content in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

After watching twenty or so minutes of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, I sat down with executive narrative director Mary DeMerle. We spoke about the streamlined gameplay, Human Revolution's flaws, and their plans for tackling sensitive ...   read

 
 
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Reports of Tri-Ace's death have been greatly exaggerated

Back when word broke regarding Tri-Ace's acquisition at the hands of mobile group Nepro Japan, the early speculation was the studio's days making games for consoles were over. Then, just a couple months later, Square Enix announced a&n...   read

 
 
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Nier New Project

Nier sequel will (strangely) have a happy ending

Interviewing developers can sometimes feel like pulling teeth. For example, when I spoke to Nier producer Yosuke Saito and director Taro Yoko about their game the other day, the pair spent a good portion of the interview dodging questions. ...   read

 
 
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Nier 2 interview
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How and why Platinum Games is making Nier 2

Nier isn't the sort of game you would expect to get a sequel, but that's exactly what's happening. Square Enix surprised (and delighted) folks the world over when it announced the new project at E3. That news alone would have been exci...   read

 
 
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NieR interview

Nintendo partially to blame for Nier's infamous fishing quests

Nier is a game of extremes. For all its strengths, it has as many weaknesses. One of the roughest elements of the experience is fishing. The whole thing is poorly implemented and just as badly explained. And one of the fishing quests wasn't...   read

 
 
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Backwards compatibility

Xbox originally thought backwards compatibility was impossible

Microsoft's E3 announcement that the Xbox One would be backwards compatible was a big one for fans who have thousands of dollars invested in the last generation of gaming. Two years ago, many struggled with the idea that their library would...   read

 
 
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Devil May Cry

Hideaki Itsuno talks his return to DMC with Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition

As you have probably noticed over the last few months, Destructoid has been loaded with articles about the Devil May Cry series and its upcoming titles. The folks at Capcom have been very open with sharing details about the series, and what...   read

 
 
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Tetsuya Nomura
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Talking Kingdom Hearts III (and a bit of Final Fantasy VII!) with Tetsuya Nomura

HOLY FUCK I UNEXPECTEDLY INTERVIEWED NOMURA. I sat in a private room at the Square Enix booth with Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII's creative director Tetsuya Nomura. Co-creator Tai Yasue was also there, though he let Nomura answe...   read

 
 
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Hatred interview

Destructoid and Destructive Creations talk about Hatred: Part 1

For better or worse, many in the gaming world might have come to take Destructoid for granted. If you follow gaming closely enough to know who we are, then you've probably also formed a general opinion about us, and regardless of what that ...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter

Combofiend talks Street Fighter V, and the importance of community

In case you missed it, I had a blast playing Street Fighter V. I spent three hours playing against other journalists and developers from Capcom, and I learned so much about what this new title is all about. Given that they've been so tight-...   read

 
 
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Binding of Isaac

Reggie wanted The Binding of Isaac on 3DS all along

[Update: We added some samples from the magazine in the gallery, including a look at both sides of that double-sided Splatoon poster, featuring some original art by Anita Sarkeesian Thor Thorvaldson. It's really good!] The Binding of Isaac:...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V

What do you want to know about Street Fighter V?

Hey, how do you feel about fighting in the streets? Well, if the mere concept of pavement brawling is enough to get your boxing gloves in a knot (?), this is the website for you. My fellow Destructoid contributor Alessandro Fillari is headi...   read

 
 
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Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity 3.0 expands with the Star Wars and Inside Out playsets

Who knew that Disney's strange and bizarre mishmash of characters into one large game would turn out to be such a big hit? I know, a Disney title with a bunch of Pixar, film, and legacy characters would've sold regardless, but this experime...   read

 
 
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Devil May Cry

Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition brings the gang back together

In case you missed it, Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition is now a thing. Following up on their release of the excellent DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition (seriously, it's great), Capcom are readying their second hit of glorious ...   read

 
 
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Til Morning's Light

Adam Tierney and Mariel Cartwright on the evolution of Til Morning's Light

[Til Morning's Light is a new horror adventure title from WayForward and Amazon Game Studios, bringing together talent from titles such as Aliens: Infestation, Skullgirls, and... Sailor Moon? We've got a variety of exclu...   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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