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Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV has won me over

A few weeks ago, I was set loose in an early section of Final Fantasy XV ahead of E3, and I still have Florence and the Machine's cover of "Stand by Me" buzzing around my head. The sweeping track isn't just intended for trailers or commerci...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2 looks alright, but do we really need a Watch Dogs film?

This Watch Dogs 2 mission playthrough from Ubisoft's E3 presser gives us a decent introduction to the new protagonist, Marcus Holloway, and I'm already liking him so much more than Aiden Pearce (not saying a whole lot, I know). The setting...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft's Eagle Flight is probably way better than it looks

While watching Ubisoft and Oculus VR demonstrate Eagle Flight on-stage at E3, I had to keep reminding myself that these games are usually way better than they look when someone else is playing. The open-world flight game has players s...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft's cocaine and American interventionism-themed Ghost Recon Wildlands launches on March 7, 2017

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, a new open-world tactical shooter from Ubisoft that imagines a world in which cartels and unproductive conflicts over illicit drugs exist, will launch on March 7, 2017. You can find screenshots and plent...   read

 
 
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I can't get enough of Tokyo 42's cityscape

Here's a soothing look at that visually striking Syndicate-inspired action game Tokyo 42. Missed the initial announcement? No problem. You're in good hands. The basic setup is that you're an up-and-coming assassin in a dense, futuristic To...   read

 
 
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Another ad boner leaks Watch Dogs 2 trailer

Ubisoft lost the ability to surprise any Dogheads in the building with its incoming Watch Dogs 2 reveal event thanks to an advertisement that confirmed its release date and setting (San Francisco, great). Separately, its trailer -- or at le...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2 is getting revealed this Wednesday

Watch Dogs 2, a game that has very much been revealed already, is getting officially revealed this Wednesday. We know as much because Ubisoft uploaded this video with the description "Watch the #WatchDogs2 World Premiere on June ...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2

What does Watch Dogs 2 need to do differently?

Watch Dogs gets a bad rap. It's a game everyone seems to have an opinion about whether they've played it or not. Part of that stems from the disparity between how it looked in pre-release showings with what we ultimately got at launch. Part...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky moved to August 2016

Earlier this week, there were rumblings that No Man's Sky would miss its June 21, 2016 release date. Kotaku had it on good authority that the space exploration game might not make it out until August, much to the chagrin of eager fans. As c...   read

 
 
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Review: Fallout 4: Far Harbor

Fallout 3's Point Lookout is one of my favorite pieces of DLC. The trip from the heavily urbanized core of Washington, D.C. to some backwater swamps off the coast of Maryland encapsulated everything I loved about Fallout. There were strange...   read

 
 
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Far Harbor FPS problems

Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC is having major performance issues on PS4

Bethesda's first major expansion for Fallout 4, Far Harbor, is having some real frame rate problems on the PS4. Almost the entire outdoor landmass of the new content plays below 20 FPS, like one big pre-patch Corvega factory. The culprit se...   read

 
 
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Seven is an open world filled with loot and potential

I shouldn't like Seven as much as I did. The RPG comes from some of the guys behind The Witcher 3, a game that never really hooked me, and was heavily inspired by Thief, a game I'm terrible at. I don't know how they did it, but Imgn.pro and...   read

 
 
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Mafia III devs want driving to have that 'Steve McQueen movie feeling'

A new 2K-released video about Mafia III details the developers' intentions with regard to driving. The very first words are "In Mafia III, we're trying to achieve something we're calling 'Hollywood action driving.'" The direction is c...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4 is getting mods on consoles starting in May

Oh, right! Bethesda is planning to support mods in Fallout 4 on consoles. That'll happen sometime in May for Xbox One, and then in June for PlayStation 4, the studio has announced. PC players can mess around with the Creation Kit now while...   read

 
 
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Severed continues to look rad as hell in its final release trailer

Never thought I'd be excited about a Vita release in 2016, but Severed, the latest title from the developers of Guacamelee! is just about the coolest thing I've seen in months. Described as a mix of Mega Man, Infinity Blade, and Punch-...   read

 
 
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HANDS-ON STE-VIEWS

Mirror's Edge Catalyst: Free-running versus errand running

I can't remember a single character from the original Mirror's Edge, a game I love a lot. DICE's (Battlefield) unexpected cult hit, now eight years old, was laudable. The first-person perspective offered a refined, grounded feel when so man...   read

 
 
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Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is huge, looks like a prequel story

Much of Red Dead Redemption's theme owes itself to its setting, not in the heyday of cowboy-ism, but nearer to the end of Manifest Destiny. It's why John Marston is working for government men in the first place. But it looks like Rockstar's...   read

 
 
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Far Cry update

Far Cry Primal adds Survivor Mode and 4K textures

A hella-of-a-lot of video games came out yesterday, from Dark Souls III to Ratchet & Clank, but perhaps you're short on cash, barely making rent, waiting on a tax refund (or, in my case, owe the IRS way too much). Maybe you want to take...   read

 
 
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The Division

People aren't losing their Division characters after all

Some worrying news came out of the Incursions update to The Division yesterday. A good handful of folks playing on Xbox One logged in to find that their characters were missing, seemingly mysteriously deleted. It's unknown what percent...   read

 
 
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Review: Fallout 4: Wasteland Workshop

I'm assuming I'm the exact target audience for Wasteland Workshop. I'm the guy who never quite finished the main quest of Fallout 4 because I got too invested in establishing and kitting out every settlement I could. I'm the guy who made su...   read

 
 
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The Division

Players can trade gear in The Division now, but no one's making money off of it

Any persistent game with rare loot drops will naturally have its share of players looking to take shortcuts. Titles like World of Warcraft and Dota 2 have entire economies that thrive on the sale of in-game items for real wor...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4's Wasteland Workshop is out today

I put a lot of time into Fallout 4's settlement system, so on one hand I'm pretty excited for the home improvement focused Wasteland Workshop DLC. I can totally get down with nixie tube lighting, new signage, and new trophies to deck o...   read

 
 
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Yep, No Man's Sky is going to be a big ol' time sink

Hello Games has demoed another extended slice of No Man's Sky with IGN. If you have a tenuous grasp on what this space adventure game is about moment to moment, managing director and studio co-founder Sean Murray describes this latest play...   read

 
 
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The Division

Division players best go convert all their materials tonight

People who play Tom Clancy's The Division would be wise to take a break tonight from saving New York City from looters and ne'er-do-wells. Instead, they should play the part of imaginary Jo-Ann's Fabrics employees, laying all the craft...   read

 
 
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Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal is down to $35 on Amazon today

"That's a good price for that game," Destructoid's leading laser beam manufacturer Jordan Devore commented upon being informed that Far Cry Primal is discounted to $35 on Amazon today. Jordan has only been wrong once in his life, and i...   read

 
 
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