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Opinion: Adam Jensen's apartment proves he's a vain dick

The Deus Ex series is often lauded for its conspiracy-laden plot and the wealth of options to approach its game play, and rightfully so, but it also deserves praise for an oft-overlooked aspect: its fantastic world-design. Some of the best ...   read

 
 
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Comments of the Week

Oh yeah, you know what time it is! Welcome back to Comments of the Week, the community showcase focused solely on the very best comments said by you, the members of this fine site, as well as me, the superior Dtoider on the block. I know, I...   read

 
 
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Luigi's color came from graphical limitations

While it took Nintendo years to catch on to the fact, gamers have known for a long time that Luigi is the true lord and savior of gaming. He may play second fiddle to his brother, but we all prefer the slim, handsome scaredy cat over the ty...   read

 
 
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Hunt some monsters on PS4 with Monster Hunter Frontier Z

The MMO variant of Monster Hunter is landing on PS4 in Japan in the near future (November 22nd, to be clear). Capcom released a trailer today that shows off some of the (slight) visual upgrades this new version will bring. Monster Hunt...   read

 
 
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Ernest brings the boom to Battleborn

Ernest dropped for Battleborn's season pass and digital deluxe edition owners a few days ago. He goes live for the general public this Thursday, bringing all sorts of explosives to scare his enemies stupid. He rounds out the Peacekeeper fac...   read

 
 
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10 things the Nintendo NX probably won't be

In March of last year, the same day Nintendo announced it would enter the mobile market in a partnership with DeNA, the company said it was working on a new "dedicated games platform with a brand new concept." More than a year later, that's...   read

 
 
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Welcome to Destructoid

The thrusters on my ship power down and the vessel lands with a hydraulic pew. I look at the planet's information provided to me by my scanner. Life: Abundant. I pan the camera around to find the turquoise and fuschia terrain teeming w...   read

 
 
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Feast your eyes on some Bersek Musou videos

I'm a big fan of Dynasty Warriors, so I tend to be excited for all of the spin-off titles that Omega Force comes up with. I'm not familiar with Berserk, but a friend of mine tells me it's super brutal, so my interest is piqued. These new vi...   read

 
 
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It's a great time to be a gamer

[Cynicism and gaming go hand in hand. So stop for a spell and see the world through Jinx's eyes. Naivety? I don't think so! Have you seen how Overwatch has penetrated the cultural zeitgeist? ~Strider] The last few years have been pretty str...   read

 
 
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World building: Majora's repetition

[The land of Termina from Majora's Mask is an incredible piece of work. Like the namesake town at the center of the land, the world of Termina runs like a clock, with or without your intervention. LinkSlayer64 truly illuminates that special...   read

 
 


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We have some exclusive tracks from Starr Mazer: DSP for you

Earlier today, Kevin wrote about how much he's been enjoying Starr Mazer: DSP, the retro-sexy SHMUP that I gushed about earlier this year. Kevin specifically mentioned that the music "brings to mind the robotic guitar licks of Sega's Genesi...   read

 
 
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Dissidia Final Fantasy is coming to mobile, but not as you may think

2016 is starting to feel like the year of Final Fantasy. We have Final Fantasy XV on the way, World of Final Fantasy this October, Dissidia Final Fantasy still going strong in Japan, Mobius Final Fantasy finally got an i...   read

 
 
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20% off Fallout 4: Nuka World, God Eater 2 launch deal for PC

Though the game has been out for a while in Japan, God Eater 2: Rage Burst washes up on North American and European Shores on Tuesday, August 30. On PC, pre-loading went live last night and you can now take advantage of a release-week disco...   read

 
 
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Years later, Nintendo Land is back on the Wii U eShop

Nintendo Land is a short-lived thrill, but it's still a game I think every Wii U owner should seek out. It makes use of the console's hardware in ways few other games have or ever will again, and there's enough variation between the mini-g...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy Type-0's Ace joins Dissidia Final Fantasy

If and when Dissidia Final Fantasy gets a worldwide release on the PS4, it's going to be one hell of a game. The last time we talked about it, Kain Highwind was added to the cast. Today, a Final Fantasy spin-off is getting some representati...   read

 
 
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Tomb Raider's new game director helped create Dead Space

Crystal Dynamics has lined up a new game director, Ian Milham, for the Tomb Raider series. While you might not know him by name, you'll definitely recognize his work. During his time at Visceral Games, he was the art director on the wonderf...   read

 
 
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Starr Mazer: DSP, a different kind of Rogue Squadron

I wasn't sure what to expect when I loaded up Starr Mazer: DSP for the first time. I haven't played a shoot-'em-up game seriously since R-Type and Gradius III back on the SNES. After a surprisingly lengthy initial load, it booted ...   read

 
 
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PREPARE TO FRIENDSHIP: Dtoid's Master Gaming Contact List

[This hand of mine glows with an awesome kindness!  Its burning love tells me to befriend you! THE LIST will be updated in perpetuity for the good of the community -Panda] [It is my pride and joy that people make friends for life on th...   read

 
 
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Damn, this Gravity Rush 2 gameplay footage looks great

Gravity Rush is, unquestionably, one of my favourite video games. Utilising the game’s gravity shifting mechanics to explore the world and collect hidden gems was an absolute delight. Not only that, but the soundtrack was excellent an...   read

 
 
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Halo 5: Forge doesn't require a super computer

The system requirements for Halo 5: Forge on Windows 10 have been revealed via the Halo Waypoint website. Modest computers can get in on the basic action while the recommend specs won't require dropping $1,000 on a new PC. If my three-year...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft's shutting down two free-to-play games later this year

Ubisoft's cutting ties with two of its free-to-play titles that weren't as successful as it had hoped. Later this year, the servers for both Ghost Recon Phantoms and The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot will be permanently shut down. Ghost R...   read

 
 
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Guard your knees from this Zelda: Breath of the Wild arrows video

Nintendo continues to trickle feed content from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with a short video showing off some of Link's new arrows. I like the return of the bomb arrow, in particular. It really is a joy to see how interconnec...   read

 
 
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Oh yeah, all the BioShocks had really good intros

The BioShock series has been out of the spotlight for a few years now, but it's set for an imminent encore and it's going to perform a medley. That is to say, BioShock: The Collection comes out in just a few weeks, a bundle that ...   read

 
 
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Multibowl is like a head-to-head WarioWare for old games

In Multibowl, two players compete against each other across snippets of emulated games like Wild Guns, Vs. Excitebike, Super Mario Kart, and others selected randomly from a list of hundreds. One moment you're serving in tennis, the next, y...   read

 
 
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Japanese teens, um, rap about Miitomo

This is...something. Non-English rap has always rung weird to me. It's like that hit Italian song that's meant to sound like hit American music, but the singer is just stringing together nonsense sounds. There's something uncanny about it....   read

 
 
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