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Games with Gold

I'm feeling June's Games with Gold lineup

While I wasn't all that thrilled with this month's Games with Gold lineup (Defense Grid 2, Costume Quest 2, GRID 2, and Peggle), the next batch of free-with-Xbox-Live-Gold titles speaks to me. Gold members will be able to download Goat Simu...   read

 
 
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Madden Curse

Sentient protein shake Rob Gronkowski doesn't believe in the Madden Curse

Even though he's on the cover of this year's Madden game, New England Patriots touchdown machine -- and the human embodiment of Edward Forty Hands -- Rob Gronkowski isn't concerned that he'll fall on hard times as a result. He's not wo...   read

 
 
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Fun with GTA rag doll
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When the AI plays possum

Rag doll physics remain the best thing about Grand Theft Auto, even in fake-death. There have been a lot of GTAV gifs in my life of late and it's making me really want to boot up some GTA Online -- on PS3, of course.   read

 
 
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Xbox Live Gold hike

Xbox Live Gold gold price as much as triples in six countries

Xbox Live Gold prices are going up in six different countries and most of you can stop holding your breath, as the afflicted are: Austria, Hungary, Israel, South Africa, Sweden, and Turkey. In South Africa, the monthly price has tripled, fr...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops seems to be the next backward compatible Xbox One game

[Update: Major Nelson has confirmed our suspicions.] Oh hey, another backward compatible game! Found by way of Eurogamer, Call of Duty: Black Ops seems to be the next title that's coming to Xbox One. When I say "found" I mean it, as th...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty

Apparently there's a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Trilogy coming?

Because Activision wants no money stone unturned, it looks like they're re-releasing a Modern Warfare trilogy at retail -- despite the fact that they're already remastering the best of the three (the first) later this year. T...   read

 
 
Madden 17 trailer
  Watch Video Ah, here we are: today we have 1) the first screenshots of Madden 17, 2) the Madden 17 cover athlete reveal, and 3) the first Madden 17 trailer. My bet is that it is not unlike Madden 16, which I reviewed last year. EA has a...   read
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Lionhead

Lionhead execs explain how their empire rose and fell

Eurogamer just put up a pretty in-depth history of Lionhead Studios, and it's a doozy. Most of the info comes by way of John McCormack, art director for the Fable series. There's a lot of interesting tidbits from this tale, most notabl...   read

 
 
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TMNT
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Here's a better look at each of the Ninja Turtles in Mutants in Manhattan

You probably know the personalities of each Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle by now. Raphael? Cool but rude. Michaelangelo? Party dude. And so on. However, these short videos offer a little more insight as to the exact look and feel of every Tu...   read

 
 
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Xbox One

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut is playable on Xbox One

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut and its reworked boss battles are now playable on Xbox One via backward compatibility. The enhanced two-disc Xbox 360 game isn't available for purchase digitally (unlike the original non-Director's C...   read

 
 
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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is getting physical, physical

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero concluded its funding in October of 2013, and it's still in production. WayForward has been giving out a decent amount of updates, but we're still no closer to getting a real release window. In the meantime, the pub...   read

 
 
Grand Theft Auto Online
Brace yourself - there’s a load of “massive, feature-rich” content heading to Grand Theft Auto Online.  In a recent update, Rockstar stated there’s “a lot more to come in 2016&rdqu...   read
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Madden 17 release date

Madden 17 is out August 23

Madden is continuing its yearly trend of releasing. The lucky late August date this year? August 23. It'll be coming to PS4, Xbox One, PS3, and Xbox 360 -- EA Access members will be able to play early on Xbox One, too. EA didn't send over a...   read

 
 
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The Force Awakens
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Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens looks better than expected

Well, hey, it's nice to have footage to put to Brett's words about Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Having seen the movie three times now (once in a theater in an eye-melting front-row seat; again in a different theater at a proper viewi...   read

 
 
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Xbox sale

Microsoft has a lot of Xbox exclusives on sale this week

Every week, Microsoft discounts a handful of Xbox titles as a part of its Deals with Gold program. This week, that sale has a little extra oomph as an additional Microsoft Studios promotion is included. Until May 9, a good number of Xbox On...   read

 
 
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Free DLC

EA's giving away free Battlefield 4 and Hardline DLC on all platforms

As EA and DICE gear up to reveal the new Battlefield this Friday, they're injecting a bit of life into past installments. Starting today, DLC for both Battlefield 4 and Battlefield Hardline will be made free, one at a time, o...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty

Infinity Ward isn't bringing Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare to PS3, Xbox 360

After Call of Duty: Black Ops III dropped its campaign mode in order to squeak by on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that the next entry, November's Infinite Warfare, is skipping the languishing last-gen...   read

 
 
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Deals

Get half-off amiibo and games today at Best Buy

When it's not hawking the Geek Squad service down your throat, Best Buy occasionally runs wicked sales and promotions. Today is one such day with half-off select video games (we count 52 titles across platforms). Plus, select amiibo figures...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XI Reboot

Check out Final Fantasy XI's mobile reboot

Paired with the news that Square Enix would eventually shut down the PS2 and Xbox 360 versions of Final Fantasy XI, the company also announced it would be partnering with Korean giant Nexon to create a mobile (iOS, Android) version of the l...   read

 
 
King's Quest review
  Watch Video Despite its lengthy release schedule (the first episode dropped last July!), King's Quest has wormed its way into my heart. Sure, the second chapter was a slight drop-off from the first, but it still managed to maintain the p...   read
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Games with Gold
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Temper your expectations for May's Games with Gold

If April's Games with Gold lineup was the best yet, and I'm inclined to agree with Brett that it was, then whatever Microsoft has in store for May can't possibly stack up. I had that sentiment in mind when reading over the list of what's co...   read

 
 
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Borderlands on disc
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Tales from the Borderlands now available on disc

I can't stress enough how good Tales from the Borderlands is. It made the number one spot on my personal game of the year list for 2015. It's probably the most densely comedic Borderlands game and one of the most sharply written Telltale ga...   read

 
 
Alien vs. Pinball review
  Watch Video Today is Alien Day, the latest in a series of dubious holidays pushed by marketing departments. Unlike Back to the Future Day which has a very obvious temporal tie-in, the date for Alien Day come...   read

 
Michonne
  Watch Video To say that Telltale's The Walking Dead: Michonne has been uneven would be an understatement. Although the lead performance was enough to draw me in the first time, the second episode dragged, and struggled to introduce any compelling new characters. Much like the in-game narrative, the burden was left on the shoulders of Michonne. That couldn't be more true of the finale.   read
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Rayman Origins

The wonderful Rayman Origins is now playable on Xbox One

Can we take a moment to appreciate how well Rayman Origins turned out? After a slew of ports, 3D sequels, and spin-offs, Ubisoft finally worked its way back to the series' side-scrolling roots for a modern successor and the end result was t...   read

 
 
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Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst...

 


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