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New Hand of Fate 2 companion character revealed

The original Hand of Fate first caught my attention when Destructoid’s own Zack Furniss wrote a highly glowing first impression of its sequel. It combined action RPG combat reminiscent of Rocksteady’s Arkham franchise with card...   read

 
 
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I've met someone and I think I'm in love, his name is Owlboy

I got a sneak preview press demo of D-Pad Studio's Owlboy, a retro-inspired action adventure game that has been in development for eight years having started in 2008 (to put that in perspective No Man's Sky began development in 2012)....   read

 
 
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Sunless Sea DLC slated for October release

Sunless Sea is one of those games on my rather impressive backlog that I’ve been meaning to check out for a fair while, but for one reason or another, have yet to play. While the Kickstarter-funded indie game did receive a rather favo...   read

 
 
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This is one of the best Humble Indie Bundles in a while

You've probably heard of most if not all of the handsome games found in the Humble Indie Bundle 17. Some of you will have already bought and played them. You're swell. If not, boy, it's time to extend that backlog, and you too can be on the...   read

 
 
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Internet compiles exhausting list of features 'missing' from No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky is hugely popular and, depending on who you ask, a neat Jules Verne-esque romp through space or an abject failure of procedurally-generated lies. I'm not sure where I sit because I admittedly got a bit bored and then got obse...   read

 
 
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Review: Inversus

Arena games, man. Arena games. Back in my day, we played Super Smash Bros. 64 every day, which only had 12 characters, and we liked it! Okay, I'll drop the faux cantankerousness. Gaming, in my eyes, has only gotten better over time, an...   read

 
 
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Nintendo at gamescom: Yo-kai Watch 2 Europe release, 2DS bundles, and more

Pokémon Sun and Moon will be demoed and Yo-kai Watch 2 is coming to Europe -- that's just two of many announced plans that Nintendo has detailed for its gamescom brief. Here's a summary of what it has in store (note: most o...   read

 
 
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Axiom Verge has a Wii U release date

Axiom Verge will release on the Wii U eShop September 1 in both North America and Europe. In a post on the Axiom Verge website, the game's creator Tom Happ wrote that his game would soon be available on Nintendo's Wii U conso...   read

 
 
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It's shocking how much better Slain is now

Admittedly, I've been slow to revisit Slain. The real metal, real arcade-y hack-and-slash platform game disappointed seemingly everyone who played it at launch back in March, especially folks who chipped in for the Kickstarter. Despite sign...   read

 
 
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Review: Bound

If you were just going by screens alone, Bound looks like a typical action platformer at first glance. But it's much more ambitious than that, and that zeal unfortunately causes a few bumps in its very beautiful road.   read

 
 
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This might be what your character looks like in No Man's Sky

A super sleuth over at NeoGAF has been data mining the PC release of No Man's Sky and has discovered some interesting stuff such as odd textures, a poop effect, a tiny monkey wearing a fez, and an astronaut model that could very well b...   read

 
 
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Is this Frog Fractions 2? Find The Gold Bars

[The sequel to Frog Fractions 1 was kickstarted in 2014,. The developers have pledged not to announce the game in any way, so almost any new game released from here forward could secretly be Frog Fractions 2. So let us know if you think th...   read

 
 
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Hue is a more colorful Limbo, and that's just fine

Hue is a two-dimensional puzzle platform game where the protagonist, the titular Hue, is tasked with collecting the different colors of a special ring to defeat the nefarious Dr. Grey. My first impression of Hue was that it looked...   read

 
 
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PSA: The No Man's Sky PC port is having widespread issues

Another day, another No Man's Sky controversy. The PC port is apparently in a rather abysmal state as there are widespread reports of crashes, frame rate issues, and other bugs. Popular YouTuber and Destructoid 'super fan' John Bain ak...   read

 
 
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Review: CASE: Animatronics

I went into CASE: Animatronics with an open mind. Yes, as a Steam Greenlight game featuring evil animatronics, there was some obvious cause for trepidation. That it would turn out to be a shameless copy cat, a thin experience riding another...   read

 
 
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PSA: You can walk even faster in No Man's Sky

It can take a while to get places in No Man's Sky, especially when you're hoofing it. While you can enhance your stamina to sprint longer (taking up a prized inventory slot), here is one simple trick culled from Reddit and tested myself tha...   read

 
 
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Little Nightmares looks messed up in all the right ways

Remember Hunger? Maybe not its name (those one-word titles sure have a habit of slipping out of mind for me), but the unnerving, surreal, not-quite-right world should seem vaguely familiar. Bandai Namco has opted to publish the Tarsier Stu...   read

 
 
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Review: Blade Ballet

The inimitable Jack Handey once wrote "Boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other." Add some robots, and that's basically Blade Ballet.   read

 
 
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Metroid 2 remake creator: 'Please, don't hate Nintendo for all this'

Milton 'DoctorM64" Guasti, creator of the AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake) project has some serious guts. For the past ten years, just two things have kept him motivated to continue plugging away at putting the game together -- his love for ...   read

 
 
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Review: Tadpole Treble

If I had to pick one word to describe Tadpole Treble, that word would be "charming." It's a simple premise, and it seems to have been inspired by the musical tadpole pond minigame in Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. The creative ...   read

 
 
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One of 2015's lowkey best games is getting better

I liked Kingdom a lot when I reviewed it last year. It's a gorgeous building game that is incredibly simple to play (movement aside, there is only one button) that belies its discoverable depth, even if I took issue with the late game. But...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky players have discovered over 10 million species, including your mom lol

The first-person No Man's Sky comes with a scanner that'll make Metroid Prime heads feel at home. Given that the functionally infinite amount of planets all have unique animal and plant life, there's a lot of crap to scan and discover. Last...   read

 
 
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PS4 Neo could 'fundamentally change' No Man's Sky

The new PlayStation 4 model Sony is likely announcing in September, currently referred to as "PS4 Neo," could affect the future of just-release No Man's Sky, Hello Games head Sean Murray told the Daily Star. While this fly's contrary to rep...   read

 
 
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Superhot is getting a real-life card game

In this era, we have release dates for Kickstarters. It's a crazy, crazy world. The Superhot team has announced just that for its card game project, which is set to hit the crowdfunding platform in December. Agent Decker author Ma...   read

 
 
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