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Even Twitch is getting in on the loot box craze

Loot boxes have been slowly invading different games, so why not also start invading streaming services? In a promotion for Halloween, Twitch is bringing out some special, limited emotes that can potentially be unlocked via a loot box. Noth...

 
 
 
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inXile is now 'exploring ideas' for Nintendo Switch

Wasteland 2 and Torment: Tides of Numenera developer inXile Entertainment doesn't have any Nintendo Switch announcements to make quite yet, but we're one critical step closer to that happening. According to inXile CEO Brian Fargo, the devel...

 
 
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Nintendo is encouraging mature titles on the Switch

We're all well aware of Nintendo's bent towards making games for all ages. Nearly every game developed by Nintendo is squeaky-clean, garnering the company a reputation for only having family-friendly titles on their consoles. However, it lo...

 
 
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So, IGN acquired Humble Bundle

It seemed like only a matter of time before someone bought Humble Bundle, especially as it has expanded its business in recent years, but I can't say I expected IGN to be the one to make that deal. The terms of the acquisition aren't known,...

 
 
 
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I'll never look at Yoshi the same way again

One of my favorite parts of the SNES Classic (aside from the system's all-too-important rewind feature) is that it has Nintendo bringing up old behind-the-scenes tidbits. The mini console gives us a focused opportunity to collectively remin...

 
 
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Unity games are having trouble on the Switch

If you’re patiently waiting for games like Yooka-Laylee on the Switch, you may have to wait just a little bit longer. This morning, Yooka-Laylee developers Playtonic released a backer update on their Kickstarter page, detailing their ...

 
 
 
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Square Enix is hiring for a NieR project

Months later, it's still such a wonderful feeling knowing that NieR: Automata is selling as well as it is and people are loving the game enough to consider it one of the year's best releases. Would you like more where it came from? Not to s...

 
 
 
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Whittle, don't grind

I have always been unrepentant in my love for video game grinding. Give me a billion meaningless tasks to do and, if I like the game enough, I will check them off one by one. We're not talking about collecting all the heart containers in an...

 
 
 
 
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Hideo Kojima: Konami let me make what I wanted to make

Hideo Kojima spoke about game development now versus when he was starting out in an interview with Toyo Keizai. He started off by saying he is grateful to Konami for letting him make the things he wanted to make. Whenever he would pitch a p...

 
 
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Swery65 is announcing his new game at PAX

Even though we've kept up with Swery65 in the years since D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die and Deadly Premonition, it feels like it's been far too long since we've been able to talk about an active, in-production game from the director. The opport...

 
 
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Respawn: 'We're doing more Titanfall'

It's no secret that Titanfall 2 faced tough competition when it released last October. Respawn Entertainment has been great about delivering free content updates ever since -- we just got a co-op horde mode! -- and that has left fans wonder...

 
 
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Dank Tomb and the PICO-8 Fantasy Console

A few months ago, a surprise landed in my mail called the PocketCHIP. It was a surprise because I had forgotten I had pre-ordered it, and it ended up getting lost in translation for the better part of four months. A handheld micro-computer ...

 
 
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You should totally nab this free Patapon PS4 theme

This week gave us a good excuse to talk about Patapon. It's back! Well, in remastered-for-PS4 form, anyway. The rhythm-action title was one of my favorites on PSP. I need to get this new version. Over on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has an in...

 
 
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Acclaimed BioWare developer Corey Gaspur has passed away

BioWare said goodbye to veteran developer Corey Gaspur yesterday. The company made the announcement over a blog post, sending their best to Corey's family.  "Corey was a talented designer and an even better person. We offer our co...

 
 
 
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Who was Doomguy? John Romero has a funny story about that

Behind-the-scenes Doom stuff is my jam, and I like to think plenty of you feel the same way. With that in mind, John Romero has shared an anecdote about the box art that you need to see. It's a good one. The original plan, back in 1993, was...

 
 
 




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Pixie The Fairy

No Star Wars VIII The guy that spoiled Rogue One for me got stuffed in a box and shipped to New I mean, I kinda figured with that being a prequel and all, but I also took his

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Which one puts a tingle in your bits?

 
Agent9

A While ago I made Some HS cards from user avatars and I toyed around with the idea of making some legitimate Well here it is, The Destructoid community card To be clear I didnt create the art myself, but I did commission its

 
Eint Nicholas

Long story Started a gofundme on FB since Im too broke to afford my stepson the psychiatric treatment he The support has been very I may be in a better place mentally

 
Barry Kelly

UK Gambling Commission going for that low hanging fruit first by the looks of things: BBC News

 
taterchimp

Got my dad the wallet from Pulp Fiction for I enjoy that that is a gift I can provide to him, and expect he will enjoy

 
Charles

Good golly Miss Molly, its FFXV Cup Noodle

 
SenhorLikesChurros

Cooking something on Unity I plan to fully share with you guys in one or two and it is late here and I shouldnt be messing with gamedev this late in the Good night dtoid, sleep well folks!

 
Mike Sounders

MECHA MONDAY MOTHERFUCKERS

 
Lawman

This was literally me at work, while driving my lift, when VTO dropped and I got to go home Didnt turn me black,

 
 

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