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Need for Speed trailer shows us some surprisingly good FMVs

EA has released a new trailer for the upcoming Need for Speed, showing off some of the FMVs that will be featured in the game and some of the main characters who we’ll meet in it. I’m not a big driving game fan, but the FMVs se...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV gets gamescom 2015 trailer, no release date

Well, there it is, the latest substantive look at Final Fantasy XV, the game that started as Final Fantasy XIII Versus (PS3) and has changed considerably in the near decade since then. Despite the playable road trip demo, it still felt lik...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV's big gamescom trailer has a cute dog!

So, between this, Fallout 4, and Metal Gear Solid V's Diamond Dog...year of the dog? Yeah, year of the dog. Square has noted Final Fantasy XV was a ghost at E3 because the company was focusing on its gamescom showing. That trailer is just s...   read

 
 
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Superhot asks that we do something different with a gun in our hands

One after another, I watched everyone play Superhot wrong. They all made simple mistakes, threw their hands up in pleasant frustration, and then made the same mistakes again. Every single person was bad, and it was kind of amazing to w...   read

 
 
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Homefront: The Revolution is very different than when we last saw it

Sometimes when you see a game at a preview event, you don't even want to write about it. You just know that what was shown wasn't a good representation of the final game. Malicious intent isn't always to blame, either; there are just times ...   read

 
 
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gamescom 2015

Everything that happened at Microsoft's 2015 gamescom conference

Hey, you know what? I actually enjoyed Microsoft's gamescom conference for the most part. Sure it had a lot of non-exclusives in there, but it wasn't a train wreck. I mean, when your heavy-hitter is Halo Wars 2 you know it's not all th...   read

 
 
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Rainbow Six Siege schmoozes gamescom with German counter terror unit

"Germany?" "That's...that's where we are!!!" [pulls pud over close ups of lil flags on the uniforms]   read

 
 
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The Forza 6 team is way too hyped about rain

Look, Forza Motorsport 6's dynamic rain features might be all well and good, but to your average dude that just wants to race cars real fast, these guys are way too stoked about some puddles.   read

 
 
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Halo 5's new trailer has an excellent sliding kill

I'm at Microsoft's gamescom press conference battling bad Wi-Fi and mashing the keyboard in hopes that words magically form. Sometimes I get a chance to look up at the what's happening on the screen. It just so happens that I did that at t...   read

 
 
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'Xbox players love their fut' and crappy FIFA deals

That is FIFA Ultimate Team, the thing EA uses to somehow make more money than just releasing a new FIFA every year (two when it's a World Cup year). "FUT fans this is a deal for you." Xbox One folks get FIFA 16 one week early with EA Access...   read

 
 
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Homefront: The Revolution is doing an Xbox One exclusive beta

Guerrilla warfare shooter Homefront: The Revolution is getting an exclusive multiplayer beta this winter on Xbox One. Until then, watch some propaganda about our faceless Korean overlords.   read

 
 
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We Happy Few is coming to Xbox One first, my fair lady

[email protected] head Chris Charla ended his segment of Microsoft's gamescom press conference by calling We Happy Few "one of the creepiest games in recent memory." Look at that trailer. He's not wrong. It's not exactly feel-good material. Xbo...   read

 
 
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Ark: Survival Evolved adds giant spiders to its dino-fest

Bad name, but man Ark: Survival Evolved looks great. It's already playable on Steam in Early Access, but it's coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One early next year. Not sure if it can do as well there as it will on PC, where people who play...   read

 
 
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Xbox One Backward Compatibility comes to everyone in November

Microsoft is obviously looking forward to the future, but it hasn't completely turned its attention from the past. At E3, it dropped the bombshell that it had a backward compatibility program so that Xbox 360 titles could be played on Xbox ...   read

 
 
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Xbox One chatpad

Lovely Xbox One controller gets an ugly chatpad

I mean, hey, it works. Anyone type enough on the Xbox One that they're picking this bad boy up when it launches in November?   read

 
 
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DVR on Xbox One

Xbox One DVR functionality coming in 2016

Today at Microsoft's gamescom media briefing, the company announced a subscription-free DVR service with the ability to record shows on a schedule or in the background while you're gaming. To utilize the upcoming feature Xbox One owners wil...   read

 
 
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Quantum Break

Quantum Break now has an April 5, 2016 release date

Microsoft kicked off its gamescom press conference by bending time and slowly shoving bullets into bad guys. That's Quantum Break -- part third-person cover action game and part television show. We still don't have a good feel for how ...   read

 
 
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Scalebound gameplay trailer reveals four-player co-op, coming holiday 2016

At today's gamescom press briefing, we got our first look at Scalebound gameplay footage and it looks really bloody cool. At the press conference we not only got to see five minutes of gameplay footage, but we also learned that our Beats-w...   read

 
 
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Xbox bares it all!!!

Watch the Xbox gamescom 2015 press conference

Microsoft is kicking off gamescom 2015 in Cologne with its Xbox briefing in 15 minutes. That's 7:00AM (PDT), 4:00PM in Germany.  You can watch it live streamed here, or through your Xbox One, Xbox 360, or Windows Phone. Alternatively, ...   read

 
 
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New Hi-Rez game

(Update) Hi-Rez announces tactical team-based shooter Paladins

[Update: In an email with Destructoid, a Hi-Rez representative confirmed that Paladins will be free to play, but the developer is "still working out the specifics." To prognosticate for a bit, I would personally guess the monetization will ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid at gamescom

Things I watched on the plane to gamescom

My standards go out the window while I ate the "pasteurized process cheese food" provided by United as an in-flight snack. If you have to designate your product as "food," there is a problem. It tasted like a cheesy Ritz without the satisfy...   read

 
 
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Dtoid at gamescom

Panda and an airport: Dtoid goes to Germany

Friends, I'm stuck in limbo. It's nothing new for me, as this is where I usually am. It's not some sort of mental apathy or Dante-esque Hell Lite. No, I'm just in an airport again. The old guy sitting next to me almost spilled oatmeal in my...   read

 
 
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Hard West

Hard West playable at gamescom and PAX Prime, releasing this fall

Hard West did enough to impress Kickstarter backers last year, with its bloody Old West theme and its tactical combat. Good news for fans: it's looking like this one won't be languishing in development limbo like so many other crowdfunded p...   read

 
 
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World of Warcraft

The World of Warcraft is getting a little bigger soon

Blizzard has a new expansion planned for World of Warcraft, but it's holding its cards close to its chest. But, not that close! The developer's at least willing to admit that a reveal is imminent via a little tease. Whatever this new conten...   read

 
 
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Skiffy

Lords of the Fallen dev is working on sci-fi RPG The Surge

The Surge is working on Lords of the Fallen co-developer Deck13. Wait, I mixed that up. The sci-fi themed, "visceral hardcore RPG with innovative new combat mechanics" will be at gamescom next month courtesy of publisher Focus Home Interact...   read

 
 
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