dark        
 
 

#Its a trap!


Deception photo

Tecmo's Deception returns next week on PSN

Tecmo's Deception: Invitation to Darkness is being re-released on PlayStation Network next week in North America, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. Ahem. Before we go any further, let me just warn you "this game c...

 
 
Deception IV review photo

Review: Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess

I really liked the original release of Deception IV. It was refreshing to see the series get another lease on life after taking a hiatus with Trapt all the way back in 2005, and newcomer Laegrinna fit right in. This time around wi...

 
 
 
Kanye West photo

Kanye West to bless all the world with his videogame talents

Love him or hate him, you can't knock the Kanye West hustle. After conquering the music game and the fashion game, Yeezy is ready to bless all gamers with his talents in digital form. But what will a Kanye West game be about you ask? Yeezy...

 
 
 
Deception IV tips photo

Very Quick Tips: Deception IV: Blood Ties

Deception IV is a unique release, mainly due to the fact that there aren't many trap-setting games on the market in general. Because of that, it's often hard for people to acclimate if they've never played a past entry before (Trapt&nb...

 
 
Deception IV review photo

Review: Deception IV: Blood Ties

The Deception franchise is a series I wish more people were aware of. Although the concept of a character that can't physically defend themselves isn't typically a popular go-to mechanic, this survival horror-like idea is turned on its...

 
 
Kill the Bad Guy photo

Indie studio Exkee wants you to Kill the Bad Guy

When we hear about new titles being approved on Steam Greenlight, it is usually a small handful of games that have received a fair amount of buzz, buried in a group of otherwise unknown games. One such title that previously slipped past ou...

 
 
Trapt joins PS2 Classics photo

Tecmo PS2 Classic Trapt coming to PSN next week

Trapt is coming to PlayStation Network next week, according to the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast. A spiritual successor to Tecmo's Deception series, the strategy action title initially released on PlayStation 2 back i...

 
 
Castle Doombad photo

Review: Castle Doombad

On a daily basis we get notices for a host of mobile game launches -- usually the week of. Most of them are unassuming, and since there are so many titles, it's tough to sift through the pile and find the real gems that are worth covering. ...

 
 
Deception photo

Killing with traps in new Deception IV gameplay footage

Tecmo Koei has released three videos demonstrating the gameplay of Deception IV: Blood Ties, coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. In each, a different person is killed by a complex set of traps chained together, including bear tra...

 
 
Dtoid TV photo

Live show: Home security at its finest in Trapt

[Mash Tactics airs Monday through Friday at 4p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch Rick 'King Foom' Olson play a variety of games, each day with its own theme. With a heavy focus on community and viewer interaction, you can be as much a...

 
 
Deception IV photo

Tecmo Koei announces Deception IV localization

Tecmo Koei has just informed us that Kagero: Dark Side Princess will be coming to America and Europe as Deception IV: Blood Ties. Set to arrive on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in 2014, the game will be a re-imagining of the Decep...

 
 
 photo

The joy of traps

When you think of the word "trap," what's the first thing that comes to mind? If your psyche isn't in the darkest depths of the catacombs, you're probably thinking of a mechanical device with the purpose of inflicting harm up on another ent...

 
 
 photo

Street Fighter X Tekken is a trap with new characters

Capcom released a new trailer at Comic-Con for the upcoming crossover fighting game Street Fighter X Tekken in which four new characters were revealed. Keeping with the supposed tradition up to now, half of the characters are from the Stre...

 
 
 photo

Super Crate Box updated to fix scoring error

Dutch developer Vlambeer has released an updated version of their IGF award-nominated game Super Crate Box. Version 1.04 fixes an "error" which was causing points to be awarded for collecting the game's titular crates and not for killing en...

 
 
 photo

Dtoid (the show) week 8: Bad ass Hollywood all stars

I can't even begin to recap all the stuff that happened this week on The Destructoid Show. Despite the fact that we're in a pre-VGA's news lull, we still found plenty to talk about. Off the top of my head, I know that Tofu Boy, the Uncharte...

 
 
 photo

Twisted Pixel is teasing something with this countdown

Comic Jumper has been out long enough that it's probably about time for Twisted Pixel to tease it's next game, right? I mean, they've got five kids to feed. If a new countdown on the studio's website is any indication, we'll be hearing an a...

 
 
 
 photo

Atlus promises Demon's Souls servers until March 2011

Yesterday, Atlus sent a note to its fanclub, the so-called "Faithful," promising to maintain Demon's Souls' North American servers until at least March 2011. I suppose that you could play it as a single-player game, but that'd be missi...

 
 
 photo

Play Modern Warfare 2 with Dane Cook, pretend he's funny

In a move certain to draw hordes of people to the service, Microsoft has announced their latest "Game with Fame" promotion. This coming weekend, players of Modern Warfare 2 will have the opportunity to play the game with none other tha...

 
 
 photo

Sledgehammer Games gets a Web site, speculation ensues

Sledgehammer Games, you know, that fairly new Activision studio formed around Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey? Believe me when I say they are working on something mysterious. The developer's Web site has just recently gone live, and whil...

 
 
 photo

Beyond Good & Evil 2 'on hold'

Do you hear that? That's the sound of nerd anguish, my friend. The announcement of Beyond Good & Evil 2 was something that many gamers had been longing for, and when it finally came it was like a dream come true. Unfortunately, the more...

 
 
 photo

[email protected] DS game contains a trap

Japan's [email protected] games, up until now, have focused on the guidance of potential female pop stars as well as a bit of rhythm gaming, but an upcoming DS release in the series has mixed up that formula up a bit. Or should I say crossed up?Yo...

 
 
 photo

The most blatant PSP rip-off the world will ever see

Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce the Geda VX690HD, perhaps the most blatantly obvious rip-off in the world. You almost have to congratulate Geda for summoning the kind of stones required to release a system that doesn't even try and l...

 
 




Got news? [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4"No campaign, no problem"

 

Daredevil (Season 3)"Angsty, but self-aware"

 

Nine Parchments"More like six"

 

Halloween"You can teach an old slasher new tricks"

 

Return of the Obra Dinn"My favorite game about being an insurance agent"

 

Starlink: Battle for Atlas"Sorry Olivia Newton-John but this is the one time we should not get physical"

 

Soulcalibur VI"Get 'em Geralt"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 5"In the pipe, five by five"

 

Dragalia Lost"Micromanagement found"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

CaimDark Reloaded

Mass Effect Andromeda is doing a fantastic job of convincing me to finally put off newer games and replay the incredible trilogy, after having already played each game By this point there are probably some cool mods out that make them even

 
Dr Mel

In honor of Spooksmas, Im reposting this fun mashup I made a little while back of the NES and Famicom Castlevania soundtracks overlaid on top of each

 
Electric Reaper

Spooky enough for ya?

 
Boxoftreatsman214

Netflix stealth-dropped a new season of Seven Deadly But I just started the new season of Daredevil! Chill, Netflix!

 
Mike Sounders

He may have no arms, but he still has four machine guns to shoot you

 
Michformer

Atomic Heart has been on my mind ‘round the clock since I first watched the second trailer Mundfish The eerie use of The Last Sunday to paint the picture of an uncanny landscape is nothing short of A veritable

 
Games and Stuff

So because Im a shopper who cant decide, hand of fate 2! Any good or no?

 
FakePlasticTree

The Missing feels like one of the first Japanese developed games that does right by LGBT Its a genuinely good game Swerys dished up here, the gameplays fun too! It might be my Also, theres a bloke with a

 
Mike Sounders

I GOT LUCKY IN GETTING THE BACK INTO THE BACKLOG HI-NU GUNDAM GOES, SPIDER-MAN NEW GAME + IS ON HOLD AGAIN, ITS TIME FOR MORE

 
taterchimp

The Soul Calibur customization is Link below is for a NSFW link in the

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT