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Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 gets fun launch trailer

Telltale Games has released a new trailer to hype up season two of the popular Minecraft: Story Mode series, which launches next week. The preview teases scenes from episode one of the five-part journey through Minecraft's cubic universe, ...

 
 
 
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Next Up Hero will have you die, die my darling!

I've always found it odd that more games don't do interesting things with death. Dying tends to just set you back a checkpoint or has you replaying entire levels, but some games introduce cool gimmicks. Super Time Force was one of...

 
 
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Oh dang, StarCraft Remastered is only $15

Blizzard has opened pre-orders for StarCraft Remastered and you know what that means: it's not far off! The iconic real-time strategy game (and its Brood War expansion) will be back in our lives on August 14, 2017 looking and sounding bette...

 
 
 
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It's time for the Steam Summer Sale

The 2017 Steam Summer Sale kicked off this morning. Remember: stay on budget, or stay away. Scrolling through the top-sellers, I see PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (which is #1 despite being $30 as usual), Rocket League ($12), NieR: Automata...

 
 
 
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Valve's publishing fee for Steam Direct is $100 per game

Valve is moving away from Steam Greenlight as a public-facing tool for determining which games should be sold on Steam, and in its place, developers are getting Steam Direct. Under this new initiative, instead of spending time garnering com...

 
 
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BattleTech lets you unload mech mayhem, XCOM style

Developer Harebrained Schemes crowd-funded BattleTech in 2015 to the tune of nearly $2.8 million. It was a little less than both Shadowrun: Returns and Shadowrun: Hong Kong combined. That reward was probably earned, given that the preceding...

 
 
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Review: Emily is Away Too

Emily is Away wasn’t the first visual novel I had ever played, but one of the few to transport me into a period of my life I thought I left behind. Maybe that was due more to the accurate recreation of Windows XP and AOL Instant Messe...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon's Crimson Court expansion is out June 19

Darkest Dungeon. Crimson Court. Gosh I love that short, sweet alliteration. The Crimson Court is the first expansion for Red Hook Studios' "absolutely merciless" roguelike dungeon-crawling RPG, and it's nearly ready for Windows, Mac, and Li...

 
 
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Review: Old Man's Journey

I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into when I signed up to review Old Man’s Journey. The name made me think I’d be playing something about a man dying and coming to terms with his life or that I’d be livi...

 
 
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A Hat in Time is set for a fall 2017 release

Shame on me for hibernating on A Hat in Time these past few years, because it's looking fantastic -- not just as a 3D platformer inspired by the greats, but as one that seems to be doing its own thing. Along with today's trailer, which sho...

 
 
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The Russians are coming for Europa Universalis IV

The Russians. Comrade Putin and company have threatened our very democracy with alleged phishing schemes that fooled an old man and single-handedly led to Trump -- who is gay for Putin, by the way. I love our modern red scare, woke homopho...

 
 
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Tropico dev goes to space with Surviving Mars

Haemimont Games (Tropico) is partnering with Paradox on a new, "deep city building game that takes place on the planet Mars" called Surviving Mars. "The name Elon Musk Simulator was taken," Paradox Fredrik Wester joked during the announcem...

 
 
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Starbound is getting custom space stations soon

Starbound is getting a new update that will allow for player created space stations. Using a snap module, players will be able to pick from a selection of different options to craft their very own home away from home. You'll start the proce...

 
 
 
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Review: GNOG

GNOG isn't just a clever puzzle game with vivid color schemes and a cool name. It also has the distinct pleasure of evoking long-lost memories of my favorite childhood toy line: Mighty Max. Talk about making a great first impression!

 
 
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Strafe is getting three collector's editions because why not?

The upcoming retro throwback Strafe is going to have three different collector's editions available for purchase. Even though I've been enjoying the game ahead of review, I don't know how I feel about all these crazy collector's sets; at le...

 
 
 
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Review: Cosmic Star Heroine

Cosmic Star Heroine was successfully Kickstarted back in 2013, and was intended to be a throwback to latter-day 16-bit role playing games like Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger. Originally intended for release in December 2014, the t...

 
 
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David OReilly's Everything rolls onto Steam

One month later, David OReilly's Everything -- a curious game "where everything you see is a thing you can be, from animals to planets to galaxies and beyond" -- is now also available for Windows and Mac. Our own Josh Tolentino reviewed th...

 
 
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Review: Mr. Shifty

Hotline Miami was an instant hit upon its release in 2012. Mixing a unique style with gratuitous violence and a self-reflective story, the game asked players to question why they were so willing to murder in video games all the time. Was it...

 
 
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The Battle.net launcher has become 'the Blizzard app'

The Battle.net URL will live on in our browsers, but the app itself has undergone a name change. Now, when accessing your desktop Blizzard games, you'll go through the "Blizzard" launcher. The company updated the application this week with ...

 
 




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Haven’t been up late gaming in awhile, tonight for a good cause—Metroid Prime 2 defeated! And holy fuck, this might be an all-time favorite for I mean, yes, it Second favorite Metroid behind Wolfenstein/BotW break, then onto Prime 3!

 
LegendPenguin

Finally caved and picked up a Switch on Saturday I dont think Ive dug a console this much since the Wii, and I cant wait for next years library to hit (Bayonetta,

 
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iam16bit

So I came back from the library and took out one game, Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Since me and my sister used to play those games a lot as kids I showed it to Ive never seen her get so excited for a game, though she was sad it didnt have

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Which one puts a tingle in your bits? (link to twitter poll)

 
Pixie The Fairy

No Star Wars VIII The guy that spoiled Rogue One for me got stuffed in a box and shipped to New I mean, I kinda figured with that being a prequel and all, but I also took his

 
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A While ago I made Some HS cards from user avatars and I toyed around with the idea of making some legitimate Well here it is, The Destructoid community card To be clear I didnt create the art myself, but I did commission its

 
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Long story Started a gofundme on FB since Im too broke to afford my stepson the psychiatric treatment he The support has been very I may be in a better place mentally

 
 

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