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PopCap's backward compatible Xbox One titles showing up for free

[Thanks to user Shaun for the tip] Either by some force of benevolence or a strange network error, most of PopCap's backward compatible titles are showing up for free on Xbox One. Users on a Reddit thread have noted that the games are still...   read

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No Man's Sky advertising under investigation

Nearly two months after its launch, No Man's Sky can't seem to catch a break. Eurogamer has confirmed that the United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is launching an investigation into No Man's Sky's advertising af...   read


Mario and Luigi's long-lost father appears

It's been thirty years since the NES launched in the U.S., and all that time we've not known a whole lot about the Mario Brothers' home life. The closest we've gotten was in incidental scenes in the Paper Mario and other RPG serie...   read

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Dark Souls restart day

If you've been craving jolly cooperation in the original Dark Souls, now is the time to play

One of the best parts of a Dark Souls game is the social element. Reading messages scrawled by possibly helpful, possibly malicious players, taking on bosses with a co-op buddy, and of course, invading and repelling invaders. Sadly, like ev...   read

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Xbox Live

Microsoft considering compensation for recent Xbox Live outage

Microsoft is considering compensating Xbox Live users for the recent downtime. Xbox Live has been buckling a lot recently, demonstrating frequent outages and downtime we're not typically used to experiencing with the service.  As a Red...   read

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Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift boss: 'shipping a consumer product is more complex than janking out a dev kit'

Oculus Rift boss Palmer Luckey has apologised for suggesting that the VR product would cost “in the ballpark” of $350, admitting that he “handled the messaging poorly.” Responding to comments on a lengthy reddit AMA ...   read

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Green Man Gaming

[Update] More publishers claim Green Man Gaming is selling its games unauthorised

[Update]: We have received this statement from Green Man Gaming's head of PR: As you know, we have official and direct relationships with a range of publishers, developers and distributors. Some publishers send us keys directly. Some ...   read

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Fallout 4

Here are all the names Fallout 4's Codsworth can say

Wondering if your name is amongst the hundreds Fallout 4's Codsworth can say? You're not the only one, apparently. Some clever datamining soul on reddit has put together a list of the 1000 names Codsworth can accurately say. You can br...   read

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Darth Maul

A cancelled Darth Maul game from a few years ago might still happen

A few years ago, Red Fly Studios was tasked with making a Star Wars game known only as Battle of the Sith Lords. Featuring Darth Maul being an absolute badass, prototypes of it were made until eventually the game got cancelled, potentially ...   read

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Destiny: The Taken King
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Destiny has a secret exotic weapon buried in its daily mission

[Update: Bungie designer Rob Engeln confirmed via Twitter that Black Spindle drops only when "Lost to Light" is featured as the Daily Heroic Mission. This means that players who don't get it before the daily reset will need to wait un...   read


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Konami rep: 'We're still definitely working on console games'

A Konami representative has rubbished reports that the developer/publisher has ceased making video games for consoles. Although the company has not officially responded to the speculation, a Konami rep responded to a reddit User (via&n...   read

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Roguelike Mega Collection brings 700+ free games into one torrent

Roguelikes can be huge games. With high difficulty, procedural generation, and plenty of RPG elements to sink your teeth into, you’re potentially looking at hundreds of hours of play out of just one title. And then someone decided to ...   read

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reddit Drama

Major gaming subreddits go dark over employee being fired from reddit

[Update: There is now a live thread of what is happening as it happens that you can see here. There is a report that Victoria was fired not due to the Jesse Jackson AMA but for taking a stand against commercializing AMAs and other thin...   read

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amiibo party time!

What every amiibo looks like with a party hat

One year ago to the day, Nintendo unveiled amiibo at its E3 press conference. Since then, the tale of these little plastic figurines has been well-documented. Many of them are low in supply, they're stressful to find, and every subsequ...   read

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reddit's button game is finally over

reddit’s not particularly good for much, but one of the more enjoyable things it’s done recently was its April Fools "joke," the Button.  The button had a countdown timer lasting for 60 seconds, and when it hit zero th...   read

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Wildstar might be going free to play in August

Look, I’m going to try and not be smug about this… but I was right. A few weeks ago, Wildstar was pulled from the shelves in Australia, leading to speculation it might be going free to play or Guild Wars­-style buy to play...   read

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Gabe Newell AMA

Gabe Newell defends paid mods against the fury of an angry Internet

The PC gaming community has been up in arms ever since Valve announced a few days ago that the Skyrim Steam Workshop would start allowing modders to charge money for previously free user-created mods. To the surprise of absolutely no one, t...   read

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Charmander tattoo

Botched Pokemon tattoo becomes newest beloved internet meme

If there's one thing my grandfather fought for in World War II, it was the right to monetize memes. Of course, he was in the Italian army, the side that rightfully lost the war, because all your grandfathers were fighting against meme monet...   read

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Amazon's taunting amiibo collectors, and the amiibros love it

Amiibo enthusiasts are all taking a minute to laugh. That's rare because the vast majority of them have been on-edge for the past week, looking to do the near impossible: secure wave four pre-orders. A tweet from Amazon Games is the source ...   read

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reddit button

There's a mysterious button on reddit, and OH GOD, SHOULD I PRESS IT?

Yeah, this isn't about videogames. I know that, and I don't care. Sometimes there are more pressing matters in life than videogames. A mystery button showed up on reddit. We don't know what function it serves, hence the "mystery" part....   read

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Ask Me Anything

Dtoid Full Disclosure reddit AMA happening today at 11:30am

It's Friday and I'm wrapping up my first week as Destructoid's editor-in-chief, a title which is apparently now known as "America's Sweetheart." I don't know who decided that, but who ever you are, thank you. So far, I love the job. We've s...   read

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Here's some places on Reddit you should check out with the ReddX app

The Xbox One may have a new edge on the console market with the addition of ReddX. The app allows Xbox One users to browse Reddit on their consoles, with all of the fancy features of the Xbone. Max has some recommendations for cool su...   read

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There's something rotten in the state of StarForge

Former StarForge forums community manager Juno has come out with some scathing accusations against CodeHatch, developers of the Steam Early Access and successfully funded Indiegogo project StarForge. According to Juno, not only were the dev...   read

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Xbox One
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You can now browse reddit on Xbox One

If you're located in Canada or the US, you can now pick up the app "ReddX," which is essentially "Reddit: The App." You'll have the opportunity to access the app on its own, or "snap" it in to view subreddits to your heart's content, while...   read

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Reddit user tours abandoned THQ office and it's kind of creepy

Ever wanted to visit the THQ building since its closing and have a look around at your leisure? That's what Reddit user Soulessgingr did, as the company he works for is moving into the old THQ headquarters. He documented a few photos from...   read

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