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Texturing: Faking True Grit

Yep, it takes a rare breed to be a game developer. Not everyone has the unbreakable intellectual fortitude, the raw creative nerve to just sit there and try to create their own worlds. The stern determination to push through all obstacles a...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Shade's Frozenbyte Giveaway Week #?: Trine 3!

It may have been months ago since I started this series of contests, but I'm not one to forget a promise. I said that I'd give away Trine 3 when it released, and here we are. HYPE!Trine 3 has happened! Just now! Man, I can't even tell...

 
 
 
 

Let there be light!

Let there be light!   God's lucky, all he had to do is wave his tentacled arm to magically create light. We game developers have to go through our levels, methodically placing light sources and tweak numerous settings in order to ligh...

 
 
 
 

This Week in Nerd News 8/23 - 8/30

A big week for Shovel Knight, a Castlevania animated series, Civil War concept art, Turok coming back, and Mortal Kombat going away. Find out what you missed this week in Nerd News.          Welcome to This Week in...

 
 
 
 

PSA: Even fallout shelter has a corrupted save glitch

Oh Bethesda, you couldn't even make a mobile game without corrupted saves could you... If your like me and weren't aware, yes in Fallout Shelter there are corupted save files. How do I know? I have one. How do I know that? Well this mornin...

 
 
 
 

This Week in Nerd News 8/17 - 8/22

Jon Stewart, Gersberms, loads of Nintendo, and more! Tingle shows up where you least expect him, and catch the world's greatest Chatroulette!  Did you see all of this week's Nerd News? If not (or even if you did) catch up her...

 
 
 
 

This Week in Nerd News 8/10 - 8/16

  Hey! Welcome to my blog. I recently got an idea for a weekly blog series and I thought I would give it a shot. It's called This Week in Nerd News, where I round up all the geeky entertainment headlines of the past week to remin...

 
 
 
 

Ubisoft Cancels Anno 2205 Pre-Order Bonus

[Note: I've only seen 3 sites report this in spite of it being quite serious on the gaming news-o-meter, so I'm posting it here in the hopes that Destructoid covers it. And if they don't, I will *ominous facial expression*] Never. Pre. Orde...

 
 
 
 

Fatal Frame physical edition coming to Europe

Good news, everyone! Yesterday it was announced on Nintendo Europe's twitter feed that Project Zero: The Maiden of Dark Water (that's Fatal Frame to you treacherous collonials!) is getting a physical release as a special edition on 30/10. ...

 
 
 
 

Dead or Alive Festival This Weekend!

On August 1, 2015, Team Ninja will host the first ever Dead or Alive Festival at the Osaki Bright Core Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Fans and top players from around the world are celebrating the legacy of Dead or Alive series.  In attendance...

 
 
 
 

Hairbrained Schemes is bringing back BATTLETECH

Hairbrained Schemes, creators of Shadowrun Returns, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, and the upcoming Shadowrun: Hong Kong just announced their return to Kickstarter to fund BATTLETECH, based on the BattleTech setting. For those who don't know, Batt...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chime is getting a sequel on Kickstarter!

If haven't played Chime, it was a small, downloadable musical puzzle game from years ago.  It's generally compared to Lumines, the closest thing to it.  But Chime was relaxing and trippy where Lumines was stressful and hectic. &...

 
 
 
 

In My Heart, I am a Gamer. Remembering Iwata-san

On my business card, I am a corporate president. In my mind, I am a game developer. But in my heart, I am a gamer. Satoru Iwata The gaming industry suffered a huge blow on Sunday when Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away at the w...

 
 
 
 

Goodbye Satoru Iwata. We'll miss you.

Tonight, instead of posting a review or something based on one of my opinions. I would like to say goodbye to a big part of my childhood, and many other's as well. Mr. Iwata produced many of the games I grew up with, games and memories I w...

 
 
 
 

New Blazblue: Central Fiction game

As much as a i like the Blazblue game i think the amount of releases it is getting is a bit mad with the amount of versions, plus several versions had dlc characters. I  have a feeling that guilty gear xrd may go the same way. &n...

 
 
 
 

God of War III: Remastered at Walmart?

Today (7/8/2015) I saw something at Walmart that I did not expect to see, God of War III: Remastered for sale. Could this be? Six days before it's launch and it could be in my hands. I knew the release date was next week, but I asked my fr...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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PhilKenSebben

Just Spelunky

 
 
medicamecanica

Hot take: bravely default 2 feels like its trying to really appeal to old school lifelong fans of the And as the exact demographic of that, it doesnt interest me lol

 
 
Shibboletho

Today was a hell of a good day to have a surprise I tried out Control on my Switch and it ran really well on my shit connection, but the sound was out of It shows promise though, if you can’t play it Back to Sekiro

 
 
Voltaic Owl

I’m gonna NOT play the Age of Calamity demo because I’m a Nintendo shill who knows he already wants I’d rather be able to go whole hog when I do get my hands on

 
 
Electric Reaper

Drumpfs lies are only going to spread more pointless pain and suffering in the He belongs in a prison Also, he is placing ads on Stephens show for some Maybe Drumpfs a masochist and enjoys the constant

 
 
maycausecancer

PSA: There’s a game coming out tomorrow on Switch called Wallachia: Reign of It looks very castlevania-like and you can even unlock a Miriam costume from Bloodstained: Ritual of the

 
 
IneptMelonhead

Im also playing the Hyrule Warriors Enjoying it so Well see if I can convince my wife to coop with me

 
 
Snaileb

Lost my job of five years today, could be Couple interviews already lined up this week, just wish I didnt have to deal with this mental strain right before these Like interviews feel different when you already have a

 
 
medicamecanica

With 3 open world ubisoft titles within about the span of an already busy month Im kinda wondering if one or two is gonna crash and

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Sakuna is looking fantastic so far! My only regret is that the Switch version may not look even half this nice - the game looks leaps and bounds more detailed than it did when I first preordered Should still be a fun time, though :)!

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Welp, Gonna stream some of that there Ghostrunner and put it through its Looking forward to Again

 
 
Chris Bradshaw

I have the feeling that the digital sales of No More Heroes 1/2 might surprise Suda 51

 
 
Parismio

Mmm that framerate in hyrule Ima need a performance mode for

 
 
kevlarmonkey

PSA go check your credit card statement, someone tried to get a free iPhone on mine today, I shut the fucker down though

 
 
Seymour
 
 
Yue chan

I’m digging this demo for hyrule warriors!!!!!!

 
 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

So far enjoying trails of Cold steel Have any of the day 1 issues of 4 been resolved or addressed?

 
 
Neronium

Welp video for the PSU, which is basically a video of me building a PC, is Now to wait for the dislikes to come in cause I took a sponsored :P Other than that, hows everyones day going?

 
 
Operative20

Reaaaally loving Hyrule I thought the less wacky type of gameplay compared to the original would turn me off, but Im loving it, especially Co op

 
 
Dennis Carden

Hey Australia Post? In what way is this an acceptable state for a record to arrive in? It doesnt even physically play on my turntable, its so

 
 
Tohsaka

Im busy

 
 
triggerpigking

Todays dailysketch prompt, draw another friends I drew cute ghost OC, been a long time since I last drew Also check out her art its super

 
 
Anthony Marzano

A haunting recreation of the Frost/Nixon interviews so perfectly captured by

 
 
Occams

The hell is ray tracing?

 
 
PhilKenSebben

Current Status:

 
 
Xeo

My boi came in the mail today!

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Within the and a half I perfect-ed 2 games on Between Sex with Stalin and Cube Escape Collection though I strongly prefer the I almost want to say SwS is falsely advertising Anything Rusty Lake though is

 
 
GoofierBrute

So I just got my hands on the demo for Hyrule Warriors:Age of Ill share my thoughts in the

 
 
ctg867

Man, if this tech is legit and it comes to XS and PS5 that would indeed be a game changer for this Itd give a ton more overhead for raytracing if the GPUs dont need to be pushing as high of an internal pixel count

 
 
Dangus Taargus

I prefer the bulk of my gaming collection to be on Any word on if these No More Heroes ports are timed exclusive on Switch?

 
 
SamNN

had time to play more of soma hm, that game is pretty cool! between this and RE7 my weekend gaming is

 
 
Seymour

Well, this turned into a pretty alright day rather quickly! Curious if they still have motion

 
 
Flanx

Next Path of Exile league has been delayed to Jan because it was originally coming one day before Cyberpunks new release So much delayed hype, I can only be excited for so much Lets get some shit out already!

 
 
Jetfandam

My solution to fixing Halo Infinite? Play any Killzone game Killzone 3 is still my favorite!

 
 
JuIc3

My solution to fixing Halo Infinite? Offer a fat stack of cash to bring in Bungie to work side by side with 343 to finish the project and ensure that it’s up to Xbox doesn’t need Halo to succeed, but it’ll hurt it’s reputation if it fails

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Yeah Ghostrunners pretty Still getting to grips with how it plays and feels, but so far its a fun time and I always love some well done first person

 
 
Plissken

They’ve just announced a new quarantine here in Tomorrow is my last day at my shop, for 4 weeks The most important question that I’m asking myself is in the

 
 
taterchimp

Started Fire Emblem Heroes because my mind is mush after working so much this Glad to see more than 3 seconds of Kronya, trying to grind Shamir, and hoping eventually I have to pay attention to A little simple at the get go

 
 
Neronium

Welp answered my question on unlocked framerates on Series Unless a specific patch goes out, or the game natively has the ability to unlock framerates the framerate of a game is locked to its target But, with the HDR and stability added its

 
 
Boxman214

Whether you know or care about Chrissy Teigen much at all, I recommend you give this a Its an essay she wrote about the recent death of her Warning: you might

 
 
sp testure

Last night I had the pleasure of meeting up with a Dtoid The man,myth,Legend and all around great AdmiralAckbong!!!

 
 
Riley1sSpook

actually really like DMC 4 on

 
 
hlarge4

Deepfake

 
 
humantofu

I really cant help but wonder how Halo Infinite wouldve ended up had it released this year as

 
 
Jetter Mars

Yep, Ikaruga is just as relentless as I remember I cant even make it to the 3rd D: Pic Unrelated but Halloween is coming up so why not?

 
 
Fuzunga

So, today HBO Max & CN announces: A Tiny Toons sequel, another new show from Genndy Tartakovsky called Unicorn: Warriors Eternal, and, most surprisingly, a new cartoon from Mo Willems called Unlimited Mo created Sheep in the Big City!

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

No More Heroes is pretty good on Switch, and Im getting used to the controls on the Pro The only downsides so far are that Sylvias phone calls to Travis before Bosses cant be played on the controller, and the song Heavenly Star is

 
 
TheBlondeBass

I finished my retrospective series on my favorite games of the generation! Lets wrap up with the game everyone has an opinion about, Its nice to bring any project to completion, even when its a small thing like this! Link in Bump!