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Review: Stronghold 3

2001's Stronghold was a very good, and very European game. Finally you could build up an entire castle from the ground up, man the walls with your units, and manage the feudal economy to support all of it. It was the kind of game they go nu...

 
 
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New Section 8: Prejudice maps hit PSN September 13

Section 8: Prejudice will be receiving a new DLC expansion on PlayStation Network in a couple of weeks, called the "Frontier Colonies Map Pack." On September 13th, players in the US will be able to pick up a pair of new maps for $3.99 while...

 
 
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Reserve Stronghold 3 and get the first Stronghold free

The Steam Summer Sale may be over, but the deals never stop.  Just by pre-ordering the historical real-time strategy game Stronghold 3 through Steam you get the exclusive single player level Tower of London, which sounds like a neat to...

 
 
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Review: Two Worlds II

Reality Pump had perhaps one of the most enviably easy jobs in videogame history -- create a game that was better than Two Worlds. When Naughty Dog needs to make an Uncharted sequel, it has an increasingly tough act to follow -- all Reality...

 
 
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Two Worlds II gets (tiny) delay on PC

The PC version of Two Worlds II will receive a three-day delay, according to Southpeak. The postponement was first noticed by Destructoid reader Aaron, who had been informed by Amazon that the game would run late. We checked in with the pub...

 
 
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Swagtacular: Unboxing Two Worlds II: Royal Edition

On today's Swagtacular, I get to do my very first special edition unboxing! I've never gotten to do one of these before, so this was a lot of fun. Of course, since I can't ever do anything properly, things go a bit ... spicy ... towards th...

 
 
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Sordahon's Journey continues into customer service

I respect an organization which can poke fun at itself, something SouthPeak Games has always been more than capable of. Supporting my claim is this new video for Two Worlds II which sees the return of that lovable malcontent...

 
 
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Two Worlds II dev diary talks changes

In a new developer diary video, Creative Director Scott Cromie talks about the changes they made to make Two Worlds II a better game than the first one. From what I've heard, the sidequests have silly humor, the spell crafting system is p...

 
 
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US Securities and Exchange Commission targets SouthPeak

Do you hear that? It's the Man, and he's coming. SouthPeak Interactive made a filling with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on November 19th which revealed that the publisher's chairman Terry Phillips and CEO Melanie Mro...

 
 
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A rock ballad for Two Worlds II's Sordahon

The folks at SouthPeak persist in producing these oddly charming videos to promote Two Worlds II centered around second-string villain Sordahon. In this fifth installment, we're given a visual recap of some of the events which have tr...

 
 
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Two Worlds II gets a new trailer

Hey! A trailer! For Two Worlds II! Oh wait ... well, anything is better than the first game. But seriously, I've seen what TopWare has done with the new game a few times and it's going to be good. Five years have spanned between the two ga...

 
 
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Nail'd is probably the best racer you'll play this year

Monday evening was a special night for me for many reasons. I finally got Ben PerLee to agree to touch my breasts, but more importantly Deep Silver hosted an event here in San Francisco for their newest racing game, Nail'd. Nail'd and I go...

 
 
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Two Worlds II delayed again

Originally due out for release this month, Two Worlds II has been delayed yet again by publisher Southpeak. The promisingly not-totally-shit sequel to the totally-very-shit Two Worlds has now been shunted into 2011 with a vague January rele...

 
 
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Two Worlds II's Sordahon does contract negotiations

I would expect that the process of hiring a celebrity to be in your videogame has the potential to be very frustrating indeed. Take Sordahon from Two Worlds II as an example. Here, the people at Southpeak are doing everything they can...

 
 
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Getting Nail'd with 'The Gaming Pope'

This is Nail'd, DeepSilver's new dirt-bike and ATV racing game. The man dressed as "The Gaming Pope" (a religion I can accept) is Geoff Blair, and he takes time from banishing our sins to tell us all about their upcoming game, and what sho...

 
 
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Battle vs. Chess hits shelves September 28

After reading ou r Battle vs. Chess preview, I know what you were thinking: "Who the hell is Tara Long?" and when can I get my hands on this fine original piece of software? The answer to your first question is… I don't know either....

 
 
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GC 10: An early look at Stronghold 3

I had the pleasure of being shown a pre-alpha build of Stronghold 3 by the Director of Firefly studios, Simon Bradbury, this afternoon. He opened the demo by stating that he didn't feel Stronghold 2 was a bad game, rather that it tried to d...

 
 
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Hands-on: Battle vs. Chess is not a simple game of chess

Listen up nerds, it’s time to take off your robes and wizard hats for a second ‘cause there’s a new game in town, and it answers to the name of Battle vs. Chess. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering amidst a frie...

 
 
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Hands-on: Getting Nail'd never hurt so good

[Publisher's note: Meet our new previews editor, Tara Long. On her first day at the job, she already filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Destructoid. Please join us in giving her an inappropriate welcome. -Niero] Ever since I was old ...

 
 
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The environments of Two Worlds II

Two Worlds was a game I was probably never going to like. Neither a fan of fantasy genres nor having the time and attention span for lengthy role-playing games, it just wasn't built for me. Nevertheless, I still kept eyeing it at the ...

 
 
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Exclusive: Two Worlds II trailers make fun of Two Worlds

Two Worlds wasn't too hot. I know it. You know it. The people who made the game know it. One person who definitely knows it is villainous henchman Sordahon, who gave up the life of a mysterious brooding thrall to become a mysterious b...

 
 
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The choices and consequences of Two Worlds II

Our initial preview of Two Worlds II saw TopWare and Reality Pump show off a game that looked nothing like its predecessor. The team learned from their mistakes and have created everything from the ground up for the sequel to make what'...

 
 
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TopWare leaving 'door open' for Two Worlds III

Developer TopWare Interactive visited the Dtoid HQ recently to show us some more of Two Worlds II. I got to talking about the game's narrative structure with TopWare's PR Director, Jake DiGennaro, when he revealed that a third Two Worlds co...

 
 
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Slipknot, Rise Against & more bringing tunes to nail'd

nail'd is the upcoming racing game from Deep Silver and Techland that gives a giant f*ck you to the laws of physics. A game as crazy as this should have a rocking soundtrack and that's just what we're going to get. Songs from Slipknot, Bac...

 
 
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Preview: Two Worlds II (it's actually fun!)

There are children yet unborn who weep within the bellies of their mothers, knowing they are to be thrust into the same world that gave us Two Worlds. The original RPG from Topware Interactive is so atrocious, so unutterably diabolical that...

 
 




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