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Nintendo NX

Here's another clue the Nintendo NX will not have an optical drive

New rumours have surfaced indicating the Nintendo NX will not use optical discs. According to Nintendo Life (via MCV), 3DS card manufacturer Macronix has revealed it is expecting a revenue hike just around the time Nintendo plans to launch ...   read

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New Call of Duty
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sure is a name

Based on a now-removed promotional listing found on PlayStation Network (alternate view here), the next Call of Duty will be called Infinite Warfare. Assuming that's true, and it sounds just silly enough that it probably is, where does the...   read

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Shadow of Mordor

Of course there will be a Shadow of Mordor sequel

The Internet's Big Thing Today isn't as exciting as The Internet's Big Thing Today usually is because today's topic is utterly predictable. The likes of Nintendo controller tree conspiracies and the arrival of virtual reality are inter...   read

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MonHun Generations

Capcom trademarks Monster Hunter Generations in Europe

Nintendo is holding a Direct presentation for 3DS and Wii U games tomorrow afternoon, and from the sound of it, Monster Hunter fans are going to want to tune in. As spotted by NerdLeaks, a representative of Capcom has filed a trademark for...   read

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There's a whole host of new NX rumours floating around

While any rumours before an official announcement should be taken with a major grain of salt, a new batch of Nintendo NX hardware rumours are doing the rounds from a source who has leaked correct information in the past. Geno, who has previ...   read

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Nintendo leak may have confirmed NX launching this year with Zelda NX

Recently, there was a Nintendo leak posted on NeoGAF said to be from an internal US marketing budget and schedule overview for the rest of 2016 leaked by a Nintendo insider. Fake leaks happen all the time (Rayman in Super Smash Bros., anyon...   read

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Mother 3

Is Nintendo preparing a Mother 3 localization?

Mother 3 has been a long-awaited localization -- perhaps one of the most requested in the history of gaming. Gamers have been assuaged by fan translation efforts, but a real, actual release would get this classic into the hands of more peop...   read

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Super Smash Bros. for NX

Rumor: Super Smash Bros. to be a launch title for Nintendo NX

Dr. Serkan Toto, the CEO of a Tokyo-based game industry consultancy, has taken to Twitter to reveal some inside information from an unnamed source. Supposedly, Bandai Namco has several titles in development for Nintendo's upcoming hardware ...   read

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Bungie president steps down, new CEO announced

Harold Ryan has stepped down as Bungie's president.  As yet a replacement president has not been announced, although former COO Pete Parsons will be taking up a new position as CEO. Though there’s no explanations as to why Ryan h...   read

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Rumor: Bungie to start selling premium ammo packs in Destiny

[Update: Bungie has responded to Destructoid that it will not be adding paid ammo drops into the game. But again, it has stated it wouldn't add non-cosmetic premium elements before, and then added paid level and class boosts in during the d...   read

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Assassin's Creed Empire

Assassin's Creed may be taking a break this year, with an Egypt-set game coming in 2017

Ever since Assassin's Creed II in 2009, Ubisoft's popular stab-'em-up series has seen at least one major release every year. 2014 even saw two games, Rogue and Unity. Critics of the series argue that this relentless release schedule is resu...   read

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Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 may be launching by the end of 2016

Remember Cyberpunk 2077? It’s the game that The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red announced way back in January of 2013, and have since been incredibly quiet about ever since. CD Projekt Red has previously said to not expect it to talk...   read

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Lots of games may have just had their Steam releases leaked

NeoGAF has caught wind of a whole load of leaked games potentially coming to Steam. Some of the games were added as potential topics in Steam’s Help Desk support system, while others have been mentioned in changes to Steam’s reg...   read

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Nintendo NX suppliers rumoured to be aiming to ship 12 million units in 2016

We still don’t really know anything about Nintendo’s next console, the NX. It might be a handheld/console hybrid, but until Nintendo formally unveils it, it could be anything. However, if rumours published by DigiTimes are to be...   read

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Driveclub Bikes is releasing later today

[Update: Driveclub Bikes was revealed officially today at Paris Games Week. As well as getting a reveal trailer which you can see below, we learned that Driveclub Bikes will be available later today on PSN. The game is available as DLC for ...   read

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Until Dawn

Rumor: New DLC coming for Until Dawn titled Rush of Blood

[Update: Rush of Blood was announced as a stand alone VR title at Paris Games Week. Told you internet, it's legit]. According to an email received today by Destructoid, verified and confirmed through a second independent source, Sony is cur...   read

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The PS4 might be getting a price cut in the EU this week

If you’re in North America or Japan, you’ve already enjoyed a pretty hefty price cut for the PS4. I’ve heard (from an admittedly not reliable source) that some towns in rural Oklahoma now build their houses out of PS4s ins...   read

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Fans hope upcoming Nintendo online maintenance means good things

Rumor buzz warriors in Nintendo land have been on high alert of late. Between the clamor around the buried listing for Twilight Princess HD and the hopes/dreams/nightmares that Shovel Knight will a Smash Bros. DLC character, fans have done ...   read

Nintendo NX photo
Nintendo NX

Nintendo reportedly shipping NX dev kits

Nintendo has started sending software development kits for its next video game platform, NX, according to The Wall Street Journal. Sources tell the outlet that the system will "likely include both a console and at least one mobile unit that...   read

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Who asked for this?

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD might be coming to Wii U

You may have heard rumors recently that The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess was headed to the Wii U as either a Virtual Console title or potentially an HD remake. Well, it is looking more and more like the latter is true.  The ...   read

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Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight amiibo probably coming to US early next year

Shovel Knight, the greatest hero to wield a shovel since The Shoveler, is getting his own amiibo. That we know. We also know this future garage sale item will most likely be hitting stores in Europe this November. What we don't know is when...   read

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Mario Maker

Angry Sun, Tetrimino, and Windows logo data found in Super Mario Maker data

Hunting for hidden data on big name Wii U games has yielded some pretty accurate predictions on future DLC in the past. Ryu's inclusion in Smash Bros. for the Wii U and the 3DS was discovered way before it was announced, and most of the sta...   read

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Wolfenstein 2

Wolfenstein: The New Order 2 just got teased

If there's one job role in the video game industry that's terrible at knowing when projects they've worked on are public, it seems to be professional voice actors. Barely a month goes by without an unannounced game being casually mentioned ...   read

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Rumor: GameStop holding amiibo event on 8/8 for Duck Hunt, Game and Watch, and R.O.B. (Update)

[Update: The beloved amiibo News Twitter account just posted a picture of a GameStop flyer advertising this event. We currently have no official confirmation from GameStop, but this looks fairly legitimate. It's worth noting a PowerUp Rewa...   read

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Metal Gear Solid 1-3's composer might know why Kojima and Konami have split up

[Update: I've received word from The Codec podcast's co-host Daley that the interview with Muranaka he discusses below is now online. It was for another podcast he hosts called Metal Gear Central. This wasn't released at the time of the ori...   read

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