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Very bad news: It doesn't sound like Danny DeVito will be Detective Pikachu

I'm sorry to have to crush all our hopes and dreams, but it looks like Danny DeVito most likely won't be voicing Detective Pikachu if the game is ever localized in English. At an event in LA yesterday, DeVito was asked if he was aware ...   read

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Unsung Story

Final Fantasy Tactics director's Unsung Story placed on indefinite hold

Remember Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians, the Kickstarter dream project from Yasumi Matsuno (director of Final Fantasy Fucking Tactics, Final Fantasy XII, Tactics Ogre, and Vagrant Goddamn Story), Hitoshi Sakimoto (composer for all...   read

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Indie Kickstarter trolled by fraudulent last-minute 7,000 euro pledge (Update)

[Update: Kickstarter has sent over an official comment, courtesy of  Director of Communications David Gallagher. "We work hard to keep Kickstarter a safe and trusted platform. Our Integrity Team actively monitors the system with a rang...   read

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'Everyone' at Crytek UK wants to do another TimeSplitters

"You would not believe the amount of times people ask for TimeSplitters," Crytek UK (formerly Free Radical) animator Mark Jackson told OXM at last week's Develop conference. "[Another installment is] just waiting for the right situations an...   read

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Kinect Sports

Kinect Sports Rivals has a Battletoads reference in it

As the sands of time continue to drop in this hourglass called life, it's easy to forget things -- even major elements of our childhood. For instance, I completely forgot Rare was responsible for the amazing Battletoads series -- the s...   read

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Princess in Another Castle movie trailer teases feels

Do you remember the sad/amazing Zelda-themed short film we shared with you a few years back? It was called "Escape," and it told the story of a girl named Danni. Her rough home life takes her down, but popping in Zelda saves the day in a b...   read

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Onimusha Soul coming to the PS3 in Japan

Hey, remember when Capcom announced a brand new Onimusha game called "Soul" and it ended up being a browser-based RPG? Yeah, that sucked. Well apparently Famitsu has revealed that the game is coming to the PlayStation 3 this sprin...   read

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Bethesda will not show anything new at VGX

Looks like we got our first disappointment of the week. With the VGX awards only two days away, the anticipation for what new titles are going to be revealed is reaching fever pitch. Unfortunately, we just got a confirmation about what is N...   read

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Take care, Destructoid, for everlasting peace

You know that sudden feeling, that you have to make an important decision that will affect your future in significant ways, but you don't quite know what the decision is going to be or when you are going to make it? You simply "know"? I got...   read

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Wii production is coming to a halt

The Wii may have secured a solid lead ahead of the Xbox 360 and PS3 with a tidy 100 million units under its belt, but let's face facts: its time in the sun is over. With the 3DS dominating in Japan and the US and the Wii U needing to be giv...   read


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Pokemon grave stone fills me with all the feels

Among the readers here, I'm sure there are a few who are so engaged in videogames that they've effectively become your identity. Will your game-playing habits be what you are remembered for long after you've passed on? A man in Lund, Sweden...   read

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Arkham Origins

Arkham Origins on Wii U lacks multiplayer, naturally

Wii U is looking pretty down in the dumps. Maybe some quality software in the near future will cheer it right back up. Perhaps a little Batman: Arkham Origins -- I hear it's got multiplayer now. Well, it does on every platform that's not Wi...   read

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Ex-Rare dev explains culture clash with Microsoft

Nyamyam studio co-founder Phil Tossell has seen the peak of Rare's golden age as well as its devolution into just another cog in the Microsoft machine. He joined Rare to work on Diddy Kong Racing, became lead programmer on Star Fox Adventur...   read

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Oculus Rift co-founder

Oculus Rift co-founder struck and killed by speeding car

Oculus Rift co-founder Andrew Scott Reisse, age 33, was killed by a speeding car in Santa Ana, California. The car was allegedly driven by Victor Sanchez, age 21, who along with two other unnamed suspects, were fleeing from police in a high...   read

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PlayStation 2

GameStop to stop accepting PS2 trade-ins on June 1

GameStop will stop taking in PlayStation 2 systems, games, and accessories starting on June 1, 2013. A poster on Reddit snapped the above picture, and I've since confirmed with a number of stores and employees at different GameStop location...   read

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Zelda Reorchestrated

Fan group Zelda Reorchestrated is closing down

Zelda Reorchestrated first gained prominence just over three years ago with the release of an Ocarina of Time symphonic arrangement. Since then, the site has expanded with new music from various Zelda games. The entire movement even inspire...   read

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Project Awakened fails to meet Kickstarter goal

In another reminder that Kickstarter isn't the surefire way to fund your game, the impressive-looking Project Awakened has failed its Kickstarter drive. Developer Phosphor Games raised $338,498 of its required target of $500,000. The game's...   read

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PlayStation Network undergoing maintenance today

PlayStation Network will be down all day today as Sony does some upgrading to the PlayStation Store software. The downtime started at 5:00AM Pacific, and is expected to be down until around 9:00PM Pacific. If you signed into the PlayStation...   read


Creator of D and Enemy Zero passes away

In the midst of all the PS4 announcements and excitement, there was a bit of sad news to come out of Japan to put a damper on the hearts of longtime gamers. Kenji Eno, the eccentric and highly unusual game director and musician, died at the...   read

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Farewell from Vigil

Vigil Games' lead combat designer says his goodbyes

THQ has cleared its plate and sold off all its assets... well... not all of them. For some reason, not one company placed a bid for Darksiders developer Vigil Games, dooming the young studio. Vigil's lead combat designer Ben Cureton decided...   read

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THQ is done

THQ is done, all assets sold off

[Update 2: Certain licenses that weren't sold off may find new digs elsewhere. The WWE series, for instance, could find its way into Take-Two's pockets.] [Update: Vigil Games' lead combat designer, Ben Cureton, decided to write his own lett...   read

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Monster Hunter

Pour one out: Monster Hunter Tri servers nixed in April

"Out with the old, in with the new," as they say. Capcom is getting ready to launch Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and in return, they're shutting down the servers for the Wii's Monster Hunter Tri on April 30th. You'll have six weeks after the ...   read

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PlayStation 2

RIP: PlayStation 2 production has stopped worldwide

Last week we found out that PlayStation 2s had stopped shipping in Japan. Sony has now officially announced that PlayStation 2 production has stopped worldwide, according to The Guardian. Yes, it's truly an end of an era. Hard to believe it...   read

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PS2 discontinued

End of an Era: PS2 stops shipping in Japan

Sony has ceased shipping of the PlayStation 2 console in Japan this week, bringing an end a 13-year lifespan. Whatever is out there on shelves is what's left. That's it. According to Famitsu, more than 150 million units have ...   read

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Studio Closures in 2012

Remembering studios that closed in 2012

This year was great in general for videogames. Beyond the predictable success of games like Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II, there were a ton of hits that came out of nowhere, including not just big publisher titles, but indie games a...   read

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