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The fascinating world of Polish game development

[Through the Polish Cultural Institute of New York City, Brett and I were flown to Poznań, Poland to attend Poznań Game Arena. We then took a train down to Warsaw to see 11 bit, CD Projekt Red, and Flying Wild Hog's studios. ...   read

 
 
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Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

As I made my way through the world of Skyrim last week, a familiar feeling set in -- my quest isn't as joyous when I'm taking the critical path. No, like most Bethesda games, the stories that you create on your own by doing random dumb acts...   read

 
 
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Review: NES Classic Edition

The NES was the first console I ever owned. Somehow I had saved holiday and birthday money for over a year to get it (the idea may have been planted by a family member) at five years old, and although I don't remember every detail of that p...   read

 
 
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Review: Titanfall 2

We’ve become very use to iterative changes in our shooters. The annual release schedule of the biggest series combined with the typically risk averse nature of major studios means we’re generally treated to small changes in ever...   read

 
 
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Review: BlazBlue: Central Fiction

It's been tough for me to get into BlazBlue. My first ever Arc System Works fighter was the original Guilty Gear, and I've been a believer ever since. When BlazBlue rolled around 10 years later a lot of my crew was already investe...   read

 
 
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Review: Hitman: Hokkaido

Well folks, this is it! The time has come where we stop arguing about whether or not "it would be nice if Hitman just released a damn complete edition already." With its "Japan" episode, production is finished, and although the physica...   read

 
 
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Review: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

Dragon Ball games have been a part of my entire life. I played classics such as the Super Butoden series on the SNES and more recent but classic titles like the Budokai series. Throughout the years I’ve also experienced terrible Drago...   read

 
 
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Skyrim: Special Edition mods are off to a decent start on consoles

Bethesda has brought back The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim with a re-release for PC and consoles. It's out today and, unsurprisingly, my feeds are freaking out. I'd say I forgot how big this game was in 2011, but I haven't. Skyrim never left us,...   read

 
 
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11 bit's next game, Frostpunk, is only steampunk because it perfectly fits the world

"This isn't This War of Mine 2.0. How can you even make a sequel to such a depressing game? No." That's 11 bit Studios senior writer Pawel Miechowski talking a little about the developer's next game, Frostpunk. This War of Mine was a c...   read

 
 
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Review: Owlboy

Welp, it was worth the (eight-year) wait!   read

 
 
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Nintendo will dish out 'major' Switch details on January 12

We know the general concept of the Nintendo Switch, but the particulars of the system's technical specs and games? Nintendo is comfortable letting us speculate for the time being. Seemingly confirming murmurs that there will be few if any n...   read

 
 
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Review: Batman: A Telltale Games Series: New World Order

The saga continues. Batman is in a jam, and now in typical Batman-related fashion, he's forged more enemies as a direct result of his own actions. What's a Bat to do? Punch and think his way out, of course.   read

 
 
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Bethesda 'values media reviews' by making sure you won't see them before release

Earlier today, Bethesda's Global Content Lead Gary Steinman issued a statement through their website about a change in how the company will handle media reviews moving forward. Bethesda will no longer provide copies of its games to rev...   read

 
 
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Video game companies and voice actor union struggle to communicate amid Electronic Arts picket

After declaring a strike of video game voice actors this past Thursday, acting guild SAG-AFTRA commenced with their first picket, marching outside the Electronic Arts offices in Playa Vista, CA. About an hour later, the collective group of ...   read

 
 
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(Update) Video game voice actor strike begins over concerns of 'safety and respect'

[Update: Sam Singer, a communications operative speaking on behalf of the negotiating video game companies, sent Destructoid an email regarding the claims made at the SAG-AFTRA roundtable. "The Companies are impressed and appreciative of th...   read

 
 
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Here's how to access the new Dark Souls III DLC

One question I get pretty often whenever a new DLC for Souls launches is "how do you access it?"In true Souls form, you don't really go through a traditional menu. Instead, the player either has to follow vague clues or find ...   read

 
 
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The Nintendo Switch could be what the Apple TV should be

I don't know about you, but I'm still coming down from the high of the Nintendo Switch unveiling. Sure, we'd all be guessing and suggesting since halfway through the Wii U lifespan its next device would be a handheld/console hybrid, a ...   read

 
 
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Review: Battlefield 1

Annual Battlefield games, much like Call of Duty, are no surprise. They give the Call of Duty series a run for its money in terms of DLC (they not only have a season pass, but a "club" system), and in any given year, they could produce a pa...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Switch not compatible with physical 3DS or Wii U games

Upon the reveal of the Nintendo Switch, a lot of questions raced to everyone's mind including the status of battery life, backwards compatibility, region locking, touchscreen, motion control, price, and so on. Famitsu reached out to Nintend...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Civilization VI

Many empires have risen and fallen throughout the history of mankind. What once stands as a towering achievement to human ingenuity and engineering soon becomes rubble, dust, and bones. The cycle repeats and history moves on; nothing demons...   read

 
 
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Hey guys, I already own a Nintendo Switch

We just got done with the Nintendo Switch reveal and I couldn't help but notice how stupid the name was. Then my sister made the astute observation of, "You already have a Nintendo Switch." Well...yes...I do...   read

 
 
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Nintendo finally reveals NX details, it's called the 'Nintendo Switch'

Much like Morpheus rose from the ashes to become PSVR, or Dolphin became GameCube, the NX has become the "Nintendo Switch." Nintendo kicked off its promised announcement this morning by showing its capabilities, like "switching" to a game f...   read

 
 
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Review: Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel

Souls DLC is a risk by design. The core games are crafted around a multitude of different concepts bound by a cohesive theme that just comes together by the time you reach the finish line. So by adding on extra optional quests months down t...   read

 
 
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I played a good chunk of Final Fantasy XV, and it seems fine

There's been so much teasing leading up to Final Fantasy XV, I just want to play the damn thing already. The Duscae demo, which actually served as a public proving ground of sorts for [good] changes, was fair. But the self-aggrand...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: WWE 2K17

I started watching WWE in earnest with this year's WrestleMania. Oh sure, my friends had occasionally convinced me to watch the odd pay-per-view, but WrestleMania 32 got me invested in the product as a whole -- it was so poorly executed, ye...   read

 
 
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