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Like a Dragon: a guide to the Yakuza series

With BlondeBass's recently informative guide to the Kingdom Hearts' series confusing miasma of sequels and prequels chronology. I thought it'd be appropriate for me to step up, and do something similar for the Yakuza series now that 0 is ju...   read

 
 
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Debatoid: Are loot boxes a blight on gaming?

Welcome to Debatoid! If you weren’t around six years ago, Debatoid is an internet debate between two lovely community members. A topic is chosen and the two gentleman/gentleladies will argue either for or against said topic. I will fl...   read

 
 
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You know who else is sad Regular Show is over?

[Usually, promotions are nice and long to engage readers with our community content. But this time, I wanted to help share this message of a bittersweet goodbye to Regular Show, one of the most endearing shows a gamer of any age could watch...   read

 
 
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So long Crossy Road, hello Westy West

As I said I would do in my gaming resolution, I’ve been spending a lot of time recently with mobile games, looking for those fun experiences I think should be shared with people who are actually looking for games to play on their phon...   read

 
 
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Oh wow, XCOM 2's Long War 2 overhaul is out now

And here I was, about to write up a bit of late news about how Pavonis Interactive (née Long War Studios) planned "Long War 2" mega-mod for XCOM 2 would include some new types of missions, when the damn thing just up and dr...   read

 
 
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It will require a heat action to open the Yakuza 0 Business Edition

I think a little part of me died when I saw John Hardin, Sega's PR manager, smash the box of Yakuza 0 The Business Edition with a hammer. It was hysterical, but all I could think of was how damaged the game would be. You shouldn't damage Ya...   read

 
 
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Comments of the Week 05: All is Calm

Congratulations, you are now through the slowest part of the gaming year. Nothing major ever happens at the very end of December through the first week of January. But can you hear that in the distance? It's the sound of hype. For, lo, the ...   read

 
 
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Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns hitting 3DS on February 28

Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, otherwise known as the upcoming Bokujō Monogatari series entry with a pet capybara, is coming to 3DS in North America on February 28, 2017. Apart from the fast-approaching release date and $40 price poi...   read

 
 
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Friday Night Fights: And we're back

[Friday Night Fights is a long-running Destructoid tradition that seems to rise and fall with the tide. Now SuperMonk4Ever is taking the reins. We hope you all will join in to play some video games with your favorite e-buddies. ~ Shade] Wel...   read

 
 
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Go behind the scenes of that live-action Gravity Rush 2 video

Happy Gravity Rush 2 day! Before you dive in (or while you wait for the install), you should watch this making-of video for the game's live-action ad. How'd they bring Gravity Rush to life? With a fancy rolling room, of course! Aside from ...   read

 
 


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Arms is beautiful and fun, but not the next big eSport

There are times when I feel like I'm not playing a game to its max potential, that there is some high skill ceiling I'm not quite reaching. That often comes when playing fighting games, but not just fighting games. Games like Crysis an...   read

 
 
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There's an 'Under $5' PlayStation Network Flash Sale

At first glance, this weekend's North American PlayStation Network Flash Sale might seem lackluster. Admittedly, some of these games are showing their age. But as far as pricing, everything's $5 and under, so unlike some of the recent sales...   read

 
 
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Inside developer shares first image of its next game

Playdead's up to something. The developer that's renowned for its mastery of moody and artistic puzzle-platformers is probably making another moody and artistic puzzle-platformer. It's hard to say, though. Playdead isn't a studio that likes...   read

 
 
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Here is some actual gameplay of Ghost Recon Wildlands

The previous trailer released for Ghost Recon Wildlands didn't fill me with a lot of confidence. It looked like Ubisoft was taking a beloved series and shifting its style for mainstream appeal. While this extended gameplay trailer doesn't r...   read

 
 
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Nearly two years later, Cities: Skylines is almost ready on Xbox One

Back in August 2015, Paradox revealed that Cities: Skylines was in the works for Xbox One -- its console debut. But we've barely heard a peep out of them since then, while the PC edition rolls on from expansion to expansion, now currently o...   read

 
 
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Strafe is gunning for a March release date

Strafe, the retro-themed throwback shooter and my personal most anticipated game of 2017, is going to be available on March 28. Along with that information also comes absolute confirmation that the game is, indeed, procedurally generated. T...   read

 
 
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Double Dragon IV will have three modes, playable boss characters

I've been heavily preparing for Double Dragon IV by playing previous games in the series, and at the moment I've just completed the trilogy. While some say that it looks uninspired or even "lazy," I'm jazzed to try it out having spent hundr...   read

 
 
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Gal Gun Double Peace has been banned in New Zealand

Gal Gun Double Peace has been deemed "objectionable" by the Film and Video Labeling Body of New Zealand, which in other words means it is no longer available for purchase or consumption through legal means in the country. They found th...   read

 
 
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The Flame in the Flood's PS4 port is a Southern Gothic treat

I bought The Flame in the Flood when it released on Steam last year. And while I only played for an hour or two, The Molasses Flood’s debut resonated with me thanks to its melancholy vision of a post-societal America. It’s a new...   read

 
 
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Konami is bringing Pasukaru Sensei Perfect Paint to the 3DS

Over in Japan Konami is still shambling along, releasing the occasional game and Pachislot machine. While a new Bomberman and Metal Gear spinoff are confirmed for the US (as well as any PES-related shenanigans), they also have another upcom...   read

 
 
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The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup canceled for Wii U, planned for Switch

Usually, console transitions are rather smooth. Developers and consumers alike know when a current generation is scheduled to die, and the former typically develop for the current and future consoles as needed -- you only need to look at th...   read

 
 
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Destiny won't have a Crimson Days Valentine's event this year because they're working on 'something else'

Destiny has been in a rut for sometime. Nearly everyone I know has called it quits again after farming the Wrath of the Machine challenges, and the Winter update, while a nice gesture, essentially amounts to an extra Strike and a new s...   read

 
 
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1-2-Switch is not the next Wii Sports

When the Wii launched over 10 years ago (10 years!?), people were still unsure about the concept of motion control in video games. "What is this TV remote-looking thing? How will anyone play games with this?" The innovative console turned o...   read

 
 
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The Nintendo Switch won't have video/streaming platforms at launch, and that's okay

Back in the day, it was relatively important for a console to have access to some array of video streaming services. The Wii didn't play DVDs or Blu-Ray discs by default, but it did house the Netflix app, which many folks used. Microsoft al...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV's Moogle Chocobo Carnival temporarily transforms Altissia

Final Fantasy XV has more than enough stuff to do before you start to dive into the realm of DLC, but it's there, if you want it. And thankfully there's some free DLC on the way in the form of the Moogle Chocobo Carnival, accompanied b...   read

 
 


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