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Back 2 School Giveaway! A console of your choice and a Titan One!

Here's another big one for you guys, and just in time for screwing off homework! The awesome folks at are again, letting you pick your choice of console (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One S), an opposing controller (If you ge...   read


Giveaway - Console of your choice, controller and a Titan One

Here's a big one for you guys. The awesome folks at are letting you pick your choice of console (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One), an opposing controller (If you get the Xbone, you pick a DualShock and vice versa), and of co...   read

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Here's all the hardware news out of E3 2016

While E3's generally all about the games, this year we saw a pretty big turnout for hardware too: video cards, new consoles, and of course more virtual reality than we really know what to do with. So here's a roundup of all things physical ...   read

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Don't have a 4K TV? Xbox head suggests not upgrading to Scorpio

[Update: the full interview where Spencer's quote can be seen has now been published on Eurogamer. We have updated the information below to reflect this.] Microsoft threw us for a loop a bit when it announced not one, but two consoles at it...   read

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GOTY 2015

Destructoid's award for Best Xbox Game of 2015 goes to...

Before Nathan Drake, there was Lara Croft. This is important to note because recently, for a good number of years, Nathan Drake was Lara Croft. Shrewdly, developer Naughty Dog took the cinematic action baton and ran far, far away with ...   read

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Best Windows yet?

Windows 10 is now available, these are the gaming features you might care about

Windows 10 is now officially available, and those who have Windows 7 or 8 can upgrade for free, which is a pretty good price for what I consider the best version of Windows yet. Windows 10 packs a bunch of new features, including some nice ...   read

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Xbox One File Size Guide

The Destructoid Xbox One Game File Size Guide

With the rise of digital distribution, hard drive constraints are becoming more problematic than ever. It's never fun purchasing a game only to find out you don't actually have space for it. Here is a constantly-updated list of game file si...   read

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Xbox to indie devs: There's a place for your game on Windows 10, no matter the size

Microsoft announced last week at GDC in San Francisco that it was introducing cross-play between Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. That opens a world of possibility in ways for developers to deliver games to their audience. Some will likely ...   read

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Windows 10

Windows 10 makes it even easier for gameplay videos to go viral

The latest generation in gaming has brought with it an emphasis on sharing. Screenshots and gameplay videos can be relatively easily captured and uploaded for anyone's audience to see. It's a smart way to drive interaction -- whether it's t...   read

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Forza Horizon 2 review

Review: Forza Horizon 2

The original Forza Horizon impressed us back in 2012 with its ability to incorporate what we already loved about Forza Motorsport into an absolutely massive open-world sandbox racing game, while not completely ditching its simulation roots ...   read


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Dumb Idiot Ideas
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Dumb Idiot Ideas: The Difficult Kinect Challenge

This week, we filmed a wonderful short piece in which Bill and I discussed the lack of video games that let us play as actual animals. Unfortunately, Bill's microphone cut out mid-discussion, and the camera's face-tracking started focusing ...   read

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Dumb Idiot Ideas: The Xbox Tattletale Program

Max had to leave early this week to go stay in a horse cottage and attend a zoo wedding or something, so we farted out Dumb Idiot Ideas pretty quickly. I had the idea: what if the Xbox One, with all of its voice recognition, had a parental...   read

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Whitten's departure

14-year Xbox veteran Marc Whitten leaves Microsoft

Marc Whitten, Chief Product Officer of Xbox, joined Microsoft in 2000, helping to build the original Xbox and Xbox Live, and release two subsequent consoles. Microsoft has announced his departure from the company to take the same role at So...   read

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Xbox One launch guide

Destructoid's Xbox One exclusive launch title guide

The Xbox One has a large variety of launch titles, including shooters, action games, a fighting game, and even a racer. I would contend that this is one of the strongest launch lineups of all time, but you can dig into our full launch cover...   read


The story of Metal Arms: Glitch in the System

My first encounter with Metal Arms: Glitch in the System came via a banner ad on IGN. Being an impulsive chap who will often be drawn to things simply because they look cool, I was immediately intrigued by the game, which pitted a cute...   read

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How can he be so intimidating in that damn sweater?


So with the final evolutions now fully confirmed, who yall picking for your starter? I was a Team Litten for the longest time but I think I might switch over to Root Also, probable spoilers

Screamin Churros

Im having a hard time handling the latest All the final forms look good, have great typing and cool signature The new Z move is And seeing the grown up version of those two bastards was woaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah aaaaaaaaaaaaah sdjbfsdjk

Inquisitive Ravenclaw

And Ill form the head!


The newest Pokémon trailer still failed to make me thrilled about the starters, but the apparitions of League champions makes me hopeful for post-game


That trailer was Ive never this happy about being wrong, and yeah, im sticking with Litten <3


Has anyone seen The Car? (1977) Its a film about a gorgeous black Lincoln that turns up in a desert town and start mowing people down for the James Brolin is the local sheriff whos like I dunno lol It has a bad rep but is actually really


I am SORRY if you are sensitive about spoilers so Iall say these things without context Im hyped about: Incineroar, DARKEST LARIAT


Would think its clear cut but clearly If someone says Gee, the community seems tense/jumpy at the moment and clearly has no idea why, just link them Mikes Not everyone reads QP+blogs and knows, and it gets the message through Bumped


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