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Grand Theft Auto V outsells Call of Duty in 2013

For the first time since Wii Play (2008), a Call of Duty game was not the number one selling game of the year. In 2013, that honor goes to Grand Theft Auto V, according to the NPD Group. Given that it brought in $800M day one and $1B three ...

 
 
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Capcom: Next-gen takes 'eight to ten times' more work

Capcom's new engine, Panta Rhei, is powering upcoming PS4 game Deep Down. Xbox One launch title Dead Rising 3 runs on a proprietary engine built at Capcom Vancouver called Forge. Reportedly, much of the team's development time went towards ...

 
 
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Kingdom Under Fire II will have exclusive content on PS4

Just a small Kingdom Under Fire II update for the lot of you that were excited to learn that the game, originally announced in 2008, is totally coming out this year for PC and PS4. According to 2P, the open beta on PC will launch in the fir...

 
 
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Get Even, Grand Theft Child Abuse & Senran Cook-gera

Hey there, teens! Who wants some keen news about the latest "vidz?" Well, too bad, because there's not a whole lot of it. However, there are some new details about Evolve and a trailer for Get Even that doesn't explain much but su...

 
 
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Soccer punched: PES 2015 only confirmed for PS4

Xbox One, the console of sports, sports, sports, seems to be having a hiccup delivering sports games. Sony-exclusive MLB 14 The Show will be the only next-gen baseball game. Yesterday, the official Pro Evolution Soccer Twitter confirmed tha...

 
 
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Destructoid's most wanted games of 2014

Ugh. Mondays, am I right? They're a day that people don't like because you have to do stuff and things after (maybe) not having to do those things, you know? Lame.  Let's reverse the trend and brighten the day with a positive. A list o...

 
 
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Killer Instinct dev working on sci-fi action shooter

Let's unravel this polymer of nucleic acids and LinkedIn resumes. First, concept artist James Paick showed off some sci-fi art from "Unannounced IP" linked to Double Helix. Some NeoGAF snooping uncovered a LinkedIn page for Double Helix vis...

 
 
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The new Mass Effect exists in a playable state right now

A new entry in the Mass Effect series, developed by BioWare's Montreal studio, is currently playable. Not by us outside the studio, of course. BioWare Edmonton and Montreal general manager Aaryn Flynn tweeted, "Great time playing the next M...

 
 
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Xbox original programming coming early 2014

Nancy Tellem, head of Microsoft's original programming division, hopes they, "will be able to put something up in the first quarter, at minimum second quarter," Variety reports. Sounds like it won't kick off with the Steven Spielberg-produc...

 
 
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Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition coming to PS4, Xbox One

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on January 28, 2014. The Definitive Edition has been "custom built" for the next gen consoles and includes all of the original DLC, digital versions of the Dark Horse comic, a mi...

 
 
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Nvidia: PC 'superior,' 'viable alternative' to consoles

Nvidia consumer sales manager Matt Wright says the company is "proposing small form-factor PCs to be a viable alternative to the next-gen consoles." "Enthusiast players want the ultimate games system and that is the PC," he told MCV. The ...

 
 
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PS4 sales cross 2.1M after European/Latin American launch

We knew the PS4 sold over a million units in 24 hours of North American availability. We knew it outsold the Wii U in the UK (over 250k units) in 48 hours. The numbers add up. Cue the PlayStation Blog update putting those numbers into a nea...

 
 
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Germany's PS4 launch was dangerous chaos

Clearly PS4 lust has been germinating in the country for some time, because Germans went crazy for the PS4 launch last week. It's like store owners were poking them with electric cattle prods outside the gates as if they were rodeo bulls. ...

 
 
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Xbox won Black Friday, one tracker reports

The Xbox One led Black Friday sales at major retailers, including Walmart, Target, Best Buy, GameStop, and RadioShack, according to Info Scout. Xbox One accounted for 31% of console sales. Surprisingly, the 360 came in second, accounting fo...

 
 
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Breaking: Look at this next-gen sh*t

GREATNESS AWAITS. If you would like to be a part of the future, the PlayStation 4 version of Putty Squad is now available for pre-order. Via @Truongasm

 
 
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EA lowers digital PS4 games to 54.99 on UK store

[Update: EA has lowered the price of digital PS4 games again, down to £54.99, the same price as the Xbox One, Eurogamer reports. So the parity is nice. That's still quite expensive, at about $100 USD, and more expensive than some...

 
 
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Question: What do you think of the PS4 & Xbox One now?

Now that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are finally here and the dust has settled, the Destructoid team is curious to know what everyone thinks of their shiny new consoles. Did you get them both? What do you think of each systems user inter...

 
 
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Xbox One's Kinect can't see you naked, says Microsoft

Did you see a penis in this video? It seems the above tech demo left some people concerned that the Xbox One's new, better Kinect would be able to see your genitals. People are (understandably) rather paranoid about their privacy (and priv...

 
 
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Review: Super Motherload

Super Motherload was supposed to be my “tester” experience -- the first game that I booted up on my PlayStation 4 to get a feel for the system. I planned to take a few minutes to acquaint myself with the controller and then re...

 
 
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Super Motherload coming to PS3 next week

Super Motherload is out on PS4, but you don't have to be an early adopter to get your hands on its space shovel and start digging your way towards secrets. The small developer announced today it would be bringing its game to PS3 soon. You ...

 
 
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Sony: PS4 sold out in Canada in country's largest launch

The PS4 is off to as good of a start as Sony could have hoped for with over one million consoles sold in the first 24 hours of its North American launch. Those are some powerful numbers, some of which come from America's northern neighbor, ...

 
 
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Suda51: The games matter, not the platform

In this hurricane of emotions and hype during the release of the next-gen consoles, it's easy to get caught up in fandom and want to stick with what you know most. Because of this, Suda51 spoke his mind about the current situation, and why ...

 
 
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Ubisoft explains how launch games can be underwhelming

It's always about the games when it comes to the console, and with the release of the new systems, it's easy to take for granted how much effort goes into the making of the titles. For many, the games available at launch can be somewhat dis...

 
 
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Everything you need to know about the PlayStation 4

We're a week and a half away from the PlayStation 4's November 15 North American release. Will it be the leading console this generation? Will people buy it at launch and then sell it in six months because people always do that and I still ...

 
 
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Just Tri-ne stop me: Trine 2 confirmed for PS4 launch

Good news, lovers of color and magic. Trine 2: Complete Story will indeed be ready as a PlayStation 4 launch title. Here's a trailer to celebrate. This Complete Story edition of Trine 2 includes some expected gussying up. It runs in 1080p ...

 
 




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mullon

Okay how about this: a game based on The Shining, that rips off the Friday the 13th

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I found this interesting gif about juggling animations and frame These numbers are lower, but I wonder if this is how some people see the difference between 30fps and 60fps? I cant tell the difference as easily as I can with this

 
bong264

Dammit, im blaming GajKnight for this!

 
JcDent

Not only did I post a vidja review here, I also started a new blog about miniatures

 
Sir Shenanigans

Has anybody heard of/read this? Some hundred pages in and love it! Thoughts

 
MeeGhoulz

#Riddletoid What am I playing? Came across with her and all I could think was PJ Harvey Down by the water lyrics I lost my heart, under the

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Anyone remember how I wanted to set up a Minecraft server for myself, a few friends and people here? I got an offer I couldnt refuse at 25% the normal price Looking forward to setting this up and seeing if fun times can be had this

 
Lexingtongue

Well, Unravel has to be one of the more frustrating games Ive played in recent

 
TheLimoMaker

I cant decide which game I hate more: The Surge or Ghost Recon being said, Troll and I is still worst game of the year by a country

 
Seymour

Morning! Just now finished uploading a montage of my journey through Destiny 2s campaign + splices of other stuff! Spent a good while on it, so maybe at least glance through it eh? Impressions blog soon! Love yall and so long because I am sleep now

 
 

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