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World Building: A flat world full of depth

[TheBlondeBass' Bloggers Wanted entry concerns a series that is close to my heart: Paper Mario. The Mushroom Kingdom has never been more alive and more colorful. Much like the Koopa Bros., these games are the Coolest of Cool. ~ Shade] It's ...   read

 
 
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The South Park game spoofs Oculus Rift to make you smell farts

South Park: The Fractured but Whole is a game that seems to be very entrenched in ass humor. One of the biggest talking points during its E3 presentation was that this game has directional farting. South Park creators Trey Parker...   read

 
 
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Fan-made Pokemon: Uranium finally releases after nine years

While the world waits for Sun and Moon, there's some new Pokémon content to sate your appetite. Note that it's not for your 3DS, and it's not even sanctioned by Nintendo. But, it's new Pokémon, damnit! After ni...   read

 
 
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The Witcher 3's game of the year edition drops August 30

As previously promised, CD Projekt RED is putting together a game of the year edition for The Witcher 3 -- a title that, for many people, genuinely was the best of the best last year -- and it's coming soon. Starting on August 30, you'll b...   read

 
 
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Even the monsters are cute in World of Final Fantasy

You can't escape the cuteness of World of Final Fantasy. Due in October on PS4 and Vita, it takes place in a universe called Grymoire, where everything is chibi as hell. Square Enix should have gone with its original codename "most ama...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV gets two digital premium editions, drip fed season pass info

[Update: Square Enix has claimed that "nothing was cut from the core game" when it comes to the DLC. Also, Various sites have noted that DLC 6 is an "online expansion" that "changes the game."] 2016 is the year of vagueness. We have one of ...   read

 
 
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New Akiba's Beat trailer introduces its main characters

Akiba's Beat is the upcoming successor to Akiba's Trip (not released outside Japan) and Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed by Acquire. It is set to release on PlayStation 4 and PS Vita sometime in 2016. Like its predecessors, Beat will be...   read

 
 
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You can wine and dine at hotels in Final Fantasy XV

It's hard for me to be skeptical about Final Fantasy XV at this point (outside of the Season Pass nonsense of course). Sure, it's been a decade in the making, so it's primed for some sort of meltdown or sales catastrophe. But every sin...   read

 
 
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We've been virtually farming for 20 years

The hard drive on my Macbook Pro is pretty small. With all the productivity apps I have on it, there’s very little space for entertainment. In fact, I only have two games on my computer at the moment: Deus Ex Human Revolution and Star...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun & Moon's Alola Meowth looks like he doesn't mess around

Tons of new Pokemon have been revealed by way of CoroCoro Magazine, and like the last batch, it's looking good! The ever growing list now includes a pre-evolved Bewear, a fish that can evolve into a giant shark-like thing by way of combinin...   read

 
 
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Persona 5 finally dated in Europe, will debut at the same time as the US

Remember that Deep Silver and Atlus publishing partnership announced recently? It looks like it's paying off for Europe already. The former has announced the release date of Persona 5, which has been "TBA" for weeks now -- it's February 14,...   read

 
 
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Blue Dragon seems to be coming to Xbox One via backward compatibility

Of all places, we have confirmation that Blue Dragon will be coming to the Xbox One at some point from head of Microsoft's Xbox division Phil Spencer, by way of backward compatibility. Spencer, who is typically known for his candi...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest X reconfirmed for Nintendo NX

[Editor's Note: Ladies and gents, welcome Kevin McClusky (Qalamari) to the front page and the Destructoid news staff. Regular readers will surely recognize his face and name from our community. As always, that's where our best people c...   read

 
 
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God Eater 2: Rage Burst looks great in 60fps

Although Monster Hunter generally steals the spotlight, there are a lot of other great action RPGs out there like Freedom Wars, which is one of my favorites of the genre. The God Eater series is another unsung hero in the west, bu...   read

 
 
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Criminal Girls 2 denied rating (and release) in Germany

The sexual-punishment-themed Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors jumped some hurdles in its localization for a western audience that included, "redrawn art, terminology changes, no native language dialogue, and no motivation scene dialogue." Th...   read

 
 
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New mod undubs Persona 4 Golden

Thanks to the recently released HENkaku hack for the PlayStation Vita, you can now insert the Japanese voiceovers into Persona 4 Golden, pending you also own a Japanese copy of the game or are a filthy pirate. I can only assume that the Ja...   read

 
 
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Torment: Tides of Numenera will also launch on PS4, Xbox One

While an isometric RPG like the Kickstarted Torment: Tides of Numenera is better served on PC, having it also available on consoles for those who don't mind playing with a gamepad is something I can get behind. That's the plan, with Techla...   read

 
 
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The Volcanion Pokemon distribution event arrives in October

The wait is over! No longer will players look longingly at their Pokedexes and think "when the hell is #721 going to get here, when he was found years ago due to a leak?"Nintendo has officially confirmed that Volcanion will arrive in N...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex goes from 'mechanical apartheid' to 'aug lives matter'

The coincidentally upcoming Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has accidentally ginned up some controversy in releasing promotional art that features a banner that reads "aug lives matter," which, according to Deus Ex executive brand director Andre V...   read

 
 
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Review: Adventures of Mana

Some classic games remain just as enjoyable today as they were decades ago. But time, being the cruel mistress that it is, does not allow everything to age quite so gracefully. As the years march on, some old favorites no longer look as sha...   read

 
 
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Action-RPG Vikings - Wolves of Midgard has mythology going for it

There has been an abundance of action-RPGs that source their stories, settings, and characters from mythology, but I still find myself drawn to them more often than not. Keep 'em coming. That's essentially what's going on here with Vikings...   read

 
 
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Mobius Final Fantasy is out now in the west

Mobius Final Fantasy might have launched in Japan in June of 2015, but it's out right now in the west on Android and iOS. It's free to download, but requires server access to play (!), and features microtransactions. For the most part the g...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV has a mystery season pass and man I'm sick of these

We all knew Final Fantasy XV would have a season pass, but yesterday, Square Enix unceremoniously dumped it onto the PlayStation Network -- and it sounds even more middling than I thought it would be, mostly because it's a mystery...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Now adds 15 RPGs to its lineup

Those who are looking for something to play during summer's annual video game drought might be wise to turn to older titles for entertainment. Sony just added a bunch of games to PlayStation Now that are guaranteed to kill time. Sony's stre...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV has a free login campaign this entire month for select players

Square Enix has hit a record number of players for Final Fantasy XIV, but they're not done with their push for subscribers. As is the case with select previous events they're now targeting old players with a new "120 hour maximum" login cam...   read

 
 
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Heads up - Limited Edition physical copies of Retro City Rampage available for PS4 and PC! PC gets the nice SNES box and is cheaper at $15, but the $30 PS4 edition is limited to 3,000 Get it if you can! Link in

 
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