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Newly announced Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC and 'Expansion Pass' includes a new dungeon

Et tu, Zelda? For the first time in series history, a mainline Zelda game is getting DLC: day-one bonuses along with two expansions coming in Summer and Holiday 2017. You can get all three together with the "Expansion Pass" which will cost...   read

 
 
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Insect adventure Hollow Knight releasing next week

Team Cherry's Hollow Knight has come up a few times on Destuctoid these past couple years, and now we're in the home stretch. The 2D action-adventure game for PC and Mac is out on February 24, 2017. The launch trailer is a great refresher....   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata is a lot more involved than I initially thought

The first NieR: Automata demo I played (which was subsequently open to the public) was a way for Platinum to showcase its action prowess. It mostly centered on combat, and barely any time was spent idling away in menus. A new preview build ...   read

 
 
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Okay Nintendo, you got me: Your new Breath of the Wild screenshots are exciting

Fine. I'm finally starting to get excited about Zelda: Breath of the Wild thanks to Game Informer's latest screenshots and interview with Eiji Aonuma and Shigeru Miyamoto. Not that I was planning on skipping it or anything, but nothing...   read

 
 
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Review: Dungeon Souls

I have conquered the first level of Dungeon Souls. Its boulders and explosion-traps were ineffectual; its skeletons and bats (who are also skeletons!) have been reduced to glaringly bright coins and shards of bone. I have activated the last...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto IV is out now on Xbox One

Those with some spare time on their hands might feel inclined to return to the alleys and gutters of Liberty City. That's more possible now because Grand Theft Auto IV and its add-ons The Lost and the Damned and The...   read

 
 
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Nidhogg creator's Flywrench comes to PS4 next week

Before the crazed fencing game Nidhogg and its divisive-looking sequel (that's genuinely growing on me), there was Flywrench, a game "about piloting an aerobatic ship through the depths of space." Some of you will know about Flywrench from...   read

 
 
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Here's how New Game+/postgame works in Nioh

Nioh is a return to form for Team Ninja. Not only does it preserve the hardcore nature of their roots, hearkening back to their golden age era that peaked with Ninja Gaiden Black, but it also has some modern conveniences built into it....   read

 
 
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How to identify and deal with Nioh's mimic chests

I've been sleep deprived this past week and I don't see that changing. The cause? Nioh. I can't get enough Nioh. It's Team Ninja's Souls- and Diablo-inspired samurai action game, and it is fantastic. Chris got us rolling with some quick ti...   read

 
 
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Very Quick Tips: A Nioh Guide

Nioh can get really rough at points. That's a good thing, mind, as long as you're okay with "two to three hit kill" bosses type of rough. Here are some tips to help you along the way.   read

 
 
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For Honor pre-order deals: PC and console roundup

Samurai, Vikings, and Knights... an episode of Deadliest Warrior? Nope, February 14's big release is For Honor, which as of today has opened up pre-loading for its upcoming open beta. The beta begins on February 9 for all platforms (PC...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter clone Dauntless seems perfect for players on a budget

For me, there's an important distinction between "budget-friendly" and "a budget game." The former may be a little sanded down or rough around the edges, but is an otherwise solid experience that can be had for a low price (or no price at a...   read

 
 
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Review: Divide

Old-school point-and-click adventure games often left the player without the faintest of clues as to where to go next. You had a relatively small area to move around in with a bunch of items to pick up. Sometimes you could combine certain i...   read

 
 
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NieR: Automata is gold and ready to be shipped

Producer Yosuke Saito announced on Twitter that NieR: Automata has gone gold, meaning its ready to be packed and shipped. Though, as we have seen many times in the past, it does not necessarily imply that games are complete by develope...   read

 
 
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Review: Nioh

The PS4 is really kicking off 2017 with some damn good exclusives. If you count the VR version of Resident Evil 7 (which you should, as it's fantastic), it also has Gravity Rush 2, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, Yakuza 0...   read

 
 
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The Azure Striker Gunvolt anime is coming next week on the 3DS eShop

A lot of eastern game properties are getting their own anime adaptations these days, and I love it. Even if it's just in the form of an OVA or a movie, it's nice to be able to see another slice of something across a new medium. That's just ...   read

 
 
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Pour one out for Nintendo's Project Giant Robot

For some time now, it has seemed unlikely that Project Giant Robot would ever see the light of day. Were any of you keeping hope alive for the clumsy robot brawler? You can abruptly stop that now. Nintendo has confirmed to Polygon that the ...   read

 
 
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Trust no one in Sea of Thieves and you might just survive

"No don't shoot us! Don't shoot us! We come bearing gifts!" If there's one takeaway from this developer gameplay video for Sea of Thieves, it's to assume that all unfamiliar ships are led by murderous crews who will show no hesitation or re...   read

 
 
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BioWare's new IP will 'bring players together in exciting new ways'

As discussed during Electronic Arts' earnings call today, BioWare is planning to put out a new intellectual property before the end of March 2018. The project sounds like an action-adventure title with an emphasis on online and the sort of ...   read

 
 
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You can grab For Honor or Ghost Recon Wildlands with the purchase of select Nvidia cards

If you're looking to upgrade some of your PC hardware, now might be a great time to jump on one of Nvidia's newer graphics cards. Included with the purchase of a GTX 1070 or 1080 (or a system/notebook containing those cards), you can redeem...   read

 
 
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Review: Double Dragon IV

Double Dragon II NES was a staple in my household. I convinced just about every person I knew to take at least one run at it, and depending on their prowess, they'd either get bored after the first stage or rage at the final boss into ...   read

 
 
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Michel Ancel's animal adventure Wild is still happening

It's been quiet enough on the Wild front that I was starting to fear for the game (especially as we've been far more focused on Beyond Good & Evil 2 as of late), but it seems to be coming along nicely. On Instagram, designer Michel Ance...   read

 
 
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The new Mass Effect: Andromeda trailer has a Krogan, and that's enough

The new cinematic trailer for Mass Effect: Andromeda puts protagonist Ryder in a precarious position. He's an explorer, a man with few resources relative to the army that the antagonist has. It's not really any different than Commande...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex's Breach mode has been released as a free standalone product

While the main attraction in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided was Adam Jensen's fight against the Illuminati for the rights of augmented people (or something like that), it's not the only part of the game. There's also a sideshow called "Breac...   read

 
 
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Phantasy Star Online 2 hits 500,000 downloads on PS4, still isn't coming west dammit

After enjoying the original Phantasy Star Online for many years, both offline by way of split-screen and online, I was thrilled to hear that there would be a true sequel on a modern day console. But likewise, years have passed sin...   read

 
 



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