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Review: Katana Zero

Two years ago, David Lynch and Mark Frost brought the classic television series Twin Peaks back to television with a limited-series run on Showtime. While the original series balanced itself between small-town melodrama and the more curious...

 
 
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How difficult was Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for you?

A few weeks back, everyone started talking about difficulty and accessibility from how hard Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is and we all had a nice laugh as the internet burned down around us. But we haven't heard from how the lovelies within th...

 
 
 
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The Messenger on PS4 delivers a perfectly suitable experience

When The Messenger launched on PC and Switch last year, I was pretty intrigued. The art style looked to harken back to classic titles like Ninja Gaiden on the NES, with Dtoid's own Rich Meister giving the game 10/10. I watched Game Attack s...

 
 
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Giveaway: Fight for your food in Ninjin: Clash of Carrots

31 years ago a man was born. That man liked bunnies and foxes and ninjas, and as luck would have it, carrots were one of his favorite healthy snacks growing up. Fast forward to today and that man really likes bunnies and foxes and ninjas, a...

 
 
 
 
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Preview: The Messenger

The Messenger is the game I walked away from PAX East this year swooning over. The NES-style platformer takes clear inspiration from Ninja Gaiden. Thierry Boulanger, the lead programmer and designer, has been upfront about that from th...

 
 
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Kid Niki Radical Ninja is back in action on PS4 & Switch

Another Arcade Classic is now available for rose-tinted inspection on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, courtesy of retro-enthusiasts Hamster and their burgeoning ACA range.Kid Niki Radical Ninja is a 1986 acton-platformer from IREM, creators of oth...

 
 
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Slick Overwatch Genji Figma coming from Good Smile Company

Good Smile Company have released images of the next Overwatch character to get the Figma treatment, and it's the cyber-ninja that can be the golden boy, or bring complete disaster to your random play, Genji.Genji's Figma stands just under s...

 
 
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Not-so-Taki Soulcalibur statue coming from First 4 Figures

Premium model makers First 4 Figures have announced the next release in their Soulcalibur statue range, and it's one of the series most popular fighters: highly skilled, super-moody, lady ninja Taki.The gorgeous looking statue stands an imp...

 
 
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Your Bad Movie Night Guide, Vol. 8: Miami Connection

Continuing to prove that there was no period better than the end of the '80s to deliver flicks that have stood the test of time and have remained bad, meet Miami Connection. It was bad then, bad in the '90s, and is just hilarious...

 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show Episode 12.0

I swear as I do more of these retro shows, like 80% of them are about ninjas. Not that there's really anything wrong with that. Anyways then, it should come as no surprise that tonight's episode of The GTFOMLG Show is, well, about a ninja a...

 
 
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Nintendo seemingly doesn't want N++ on the Switch

Nintendo has made a lot of strides in the indie scene with their "Nindies" initiative. While it may not be a gang busting business, having smaller games come to your platform can be a huge selling point for niche audiences who aren't swayed...

 
 
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Genji's sword is fearsome in real life, too

As a support main in Overwatch, I know Genji's blade all too well. I'm usually its first target! The folks at Baltimore Knife and Sword have made a real-world counterpart (complete with shurikens!) for this episode of Man at Arms: Reforged...

 
 
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Giveaway: Ninja Senki DX (Steam & PS4/Vita)

Tribute Games is bringing the awesome Ninja Senki DX to PC, PS4, and PS Vita this February the 23 (as previously reported). The game will run you $4.99 (a bargain, I assure you), or you could you win it here for free! The awesome folks at T...

 
 
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Ninja Senki DX slashes onto PS4 and Vita with giant shurikens

Tribute Games, developer of Mercenary Kings and Curses 'n Chaos, is set to release Ninja Senki DX on PS4, PS Vita, and Steam in February. Ninja Senki DX is an updated version of the freeware game from 2010 created by Jonathan Lavigne, co-fo...

 
 
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Review: Roving Rogue

When I heard of a game concept that starts you off at the last boss and takes you back through his castle as the story progresses, I was intrigued. Sadly, the mere premise of Roving Rogue is probably its strongest quality.

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: April Fools

April Fools' Day has passed and we've managed to survive. So Miles Morales isn't replacing Peter Parker wholesale but we do still believe in that Nintendo Direct a week into their charade.

 
 
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Twin Souls looks like it can give me my stealth fix

[Update: one of the co-authors of the game Path of Shadows has provided a comment for Destructoid for clarification. "Twin Souls from Lynce Studios is a commercial project for profit while Path of Shadows is an academic non-profit pro...

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: Strider

Strider isn't a particularly tough game on Normal mode, but it can get a bit dicey on some of the more involved boss encounters. It also has a number of advanced techniques that can be employed to slice up even more dudes than you're u...

 
 
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Live show: Chivalry: Deadliest Warrior

[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...

 
 
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Review: Atomic Ninjas

Ninjas and explosions: two great tastes that you would think taste great together, right? Throw them in a pot, mix with weapons, gadgets, and frenetic multiplayer action, and you have a recipe for an awesome adventure. Sadly, I don't think ...

 
 




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Finished Detroit: Become Human last Was way better than I expected! David Cage finally hit his mark! I really liked That actor was What should I play next, Shadow of the Tomb Raider or Yakuza 6?

 
Tohsaka

Hah cant come fast

 
Chris Moyse

The week has started Shit’s bad an’ no foolin’ :(

 
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Do yall think I could get 2k for my Steam profile? Absolute lowest I could go is

 
TurboKill

Hulk has no time for games

 
TurboKill

Wait, so the auto run feature in Switch games is actually just a defect? I was wondering why the auto run only worked in two

 
Alex Heat

I want to believe in a future where theres a Darkstalkers game that looks as good as Guilty Gear

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Ps4 stopped turning on Its the exact same issue I had 3 months ago that magically fixed I hope Im that lucky I really dont want to buy a new one (or spend nearly as much on repairs) so close to the arrival of the next

 
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Uh oh, Three Houses has I suppose the internet is going to only be spoilers from now

 
 

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