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Ha, the new Mario Party art is lifted from a SpagettiOs can

As pointed out by an astute commenter yesterday, the art for Mario Party: Star Rush seems to have been generously lifted off of an official Nintendo SpagettiOs can. It makes you wonder how many times the publisher has done this pr...   read

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Injustice 2

Injustice 2 continues to be a ridiculous fun-to-watch spectacle

I am nothing if not a generous and kind soul, so I will say this now to those of you who may want to disregard my opinion: I don't play fighting games. I have in the past (I'm a Soul Calibur dude), but it's just never been my genre of choic...   read

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Play Anywhere

Xbox's new Play Anywhere initiative doesn't necessarily include cross-play

One of the most important themes for Microsoft at this year's E3 is the blurring of lines between console and PC. Through a new initiative called "Play Anywhere," Microsoft has created a gaming ecosystem where people can freely play games o...   read

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Rhythm Heaven Megamix available now, is a 3DS eShop exclusive

Many Nintendo fans were hoping that Mother 3 would receive a surprise release at E3 this year, but so far so bad on that front. Instead, we have the sudden launch of Rhythm Heaven Megamix, a compilation of over 70 stages from the first...   read

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Mario Party Star Rush will not continue the bad 'car' mechanic from recent iterations

Nintendo announced Mario Party Star Rush yesterday buried in a press release, but today they're giving it a bit more fanfare. In addition to showing actual gameplay, they detailed a few of the game's systems. It seems like it'll sport ...   read

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Madden 17 preview
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The Sanchize ruined my first game as the LA Rams

While Madden 16's E3 build doesn't offer final ratings -- there's still two months before the game comes out -- the Broncos' were previously announced to have an 89 overall rating. Maybe a bit low for a team coming off a Super Bowl win, bu...   read

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Here's our first look at Wild Guns Reloaded

Natsume is bringing back Wild Guns on the PS4 as Wild Guns Reloaded, and it looks like it's still going to have an old school style! I don't know what I expected -- initially I thought it was going to be in 3D -- but this is a wel...   read

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A fun quiz, for you
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Is this a lyric from ZZ Top's 'Burger Man,' or something said on an E3 stage?

For a rock band formed in Houston, Texas in 1969, ZZ Top is weird. But in the most straight-faced way that you might not catch if you don't stop and look, kind of like reading the headline "Man bites dog." Two front men with dark sunglasses...   read

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Xbox One

Phil Spencer: Xbox One getting keyboard, mouse support in coming 'months'

Speaking to PCGamesN, Phil Spencer has responded to the age old question of "will they or won't they" for mouse and keyboard support on Xbox One. For the past year or so, Spencer has maintained that we will get it at some point. Now, he fin...   read

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Final Fantasy XV VR Experience kind of sucks

I appreciate that Square Enix is probably stretched thin with 478 different Final Fantasy XV's spin-offs and tie-ins planned around the long overdue launch of the latest in the series. There's the prequel anime, Brotherhood. There was the ...   read

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(Update) Sega will have an E3 stream on June 15 that will unveil news for 'fans of Sonic the Hedgehog'

[Update: Ha! It's a contest for European Sonic fans to attend the San Diego 25th Anniversary Sonic party coming up in July. You need to send a video in on "why you're the biggest Sonic fan." Rules can be found here. Another announcement wil...   read

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Nintendo reveals brand new IP from Grezzo, Ever Oasis

Today at E3, Nintendo unveiled a brand new IP called Ever Oasis, from developer Grezzo (primarily known for the 3DS Zelda ports and The Legend of Legacy). The creative lead, Koichi Ishii, worked on early Final Fantasy ga...   read

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Gravity Rush 2 hands-on
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I finally played Gravity Rush 2 and it's everything I wanted

Gravity Rush was my favorite game of 2012. I listed the sequel among my most anticipated games of the year for three straight years. I waited in line for an hour and a half to play the PS4 remaster in Tokyo. Last night I complained about So...   read

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Pokemon Go E3

Nintendo shares more information on Pokemon Go at E3, including accessory price

Nintendo still isn't done with their E3 presentations yet, as the second day of the Treehouse stream has begun. Along with a massive group of developers, from Miyamoto himself to Niantic, the publisher shared some new info on the upcoming m...   read

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Watch Nintendo's E3 Treehouse presentation here

[Update: Watch the second day of the Treehouse stream below, which kicked off with Pokemon Go today at 1PM ET.] Nintendo is forgoing a traditional E3 conference in favor of a smaller more concise look at the next Zelda game. For many f...   read

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Shantae: Half-Genie Hero keeps looking better and better

WayForward doesn't really have anything to reveal at E3, but they're still hard at work on Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, and have shared the latest trailer by way of their official YouTube channel. Here we get a look at the wide variety of tran...   read

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Insomniac's Spider-Man project is a 'culmination' of all its previous work

Insomniac's PS4 Spider-Man project came out of nowhere during Sony's E3 conference the other day. While the trailer basically told us nothing, Bryan Inthihar from Insomniac Games and Bill Rosemann from Marvel have shared some more...   read

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Here's what you thought of every major 2016 E3 press conference - EA loses big, Sony wins big

This year it isn't even close. You, as in the collective beautiful Destructoid community, voted for Sony as the top E3 2016 conference. Let's take a look at the results and get the bad stuff out of the way first. You hated EA's conference t...   read

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E3 2016

E3 2016 press conference and stream schedule

E3 has been winding down in recent years, especially with big-name publishers like EA holding their own events off the show floor, and Nintendo literally only showing Zelda at the conference in 2016. The rise of controlled digital even...   read

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Digital Norman Reedus is a crybaby who holds stuff

On Monday, people around the world were finally given their first look at the Hideo Kojima's first game outside the shackles of Konami with Death Stranding. Featuring a naked Norman Reedus, a baby, guys in the sky, and more dead whales...   read

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Atlus reveals Persona 5's ninth party member, 'co-op system'

It might all be in Japanese, but Atlus has shown off a lot of Persona 5 gameplay during their special E3 stream. The main takeaway is the reveal of the ninth party member, named "Goro Akechi." He's not just a detective, but he's a high...   read

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Kingdom Hearts

Square Enix is open to a Kingdom Hearts PS4 collection

Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue, which looks fantastic, is on its way to PS4 later this year when it opens up to a December 2016 worldwide release. But that's the only PS4 collection on the way, as HD 1.5 Remix and HD 2.5 Remix...   read

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Chambara is sort of giving me a light Bushido Blade vibe and I dig it

Its existence kind of blew past me this year, but now you have my attention, Chambara. Billed as an up-to-four-player versus experience, this one seems to bring back that classic feeling of intense dueling from the Bushido Blade series...   read

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The Last Guardian preview
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Well, at least I know the boy doesn't die in The Last Guardian

The years-long layup leading up to The Last Guardian's release has been, Oh I just fucking know the cute dog/bird/animal thing is going to die. The death of a beloved animal pal is an easy emotional trigger that can easily backfire if done ...   read

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Persona 5
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Persona 5 won't have dual audio in the west, just English

Now that Persona 5 is front and center at E3 and not behind closed doors in Japan, we're starting to get more information on the localization. Some of you may want to sit down first. Ready? Persona 5 won't have dual audio! Just En...   read

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