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Housemarque is bringing twin-stick shooter Nex Machina to PC

Housemarque (Resogun) and Eugene Jarvis (Robotron: 2084) are collaborating on a twin-stick shooter, and that's such a beautiful thought. The new game, Nex Machina, really does look like a fitting fusion. You've got robo-blasting, human sav...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect Andromeda's multiplayer gives me Mass Effect 3 flashbacks

As much as many of us weren't on board with the idea of multiplayer in a Mass Effect game, that aspect of Mass Effect 3 (aside from its oft-maligned integration with a certain "readiness" rating in the story) turned out surprisingly well. ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch on the Switch? Game's director says it would be 'very challenging'

Overwatch's director Jeff Kaplan has a penchant for being very open with the game's community from the start. He might not say everything you want him to (especially in regards to balancing), but he typically fields questions all over, from...   read

 
 
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Orisa will arrive in Overwatch on March 21 on all platforms

After stating that Orisa needed a little more time in the Overwatch PTR to test out, she now has a date -- March 21. She'll hit all platforms at the same time, so you won't need to wait longer on PS4 or Xbox One. That level of parity i...   read

 
 
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Download the Splatoon 2 demo now, even if it's not live yet

Having played Splatoon 2, I think that people are really going to take to it -- perhaps more so than the original now that it's on a shiny new system that's portable. But you don't have to go in blind, as you'll get a chance to try out the ...   read

 
 
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A quick taste of Destiny's Age of Triumph update, the last one before Destiny 2

The sequel to Destiny, or "Destiny's Child" as it's affectionately called in Destructoid's staff chat, is coming later this year. That doesn't mean the original game has faded into obscurity. There's one last event planned that will pay ho...   read

 
 
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Strafe sidesteps its release date, jumps back to May

Strafe and all its hyper-violent, low-polygon action will have to wait for a bit. The procedurally-generated first-person viscera simulator is being delayed by just a little more than a month. Publisher Devolver Digital sent out a pre...   read

 
 
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Quake Champions will be free, but there's also the option to buy it

There's a certain degree of mystery surrounding Quake Champions. The allure here is that it's Quake, and that's a classic franchise that a lot of people cut their teeth on. But, it's also 2017 and that means publisher Bethesda might be susc...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's newest comic is all about Bastion

Blizzard has managed to turn Overwatch into a cross-media project without it ever seeming obnoxious. From the short films that rival Pixar in quality to the comic book series rife with many talented artists with different styles, it al...   read

 
 
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New Reservoir Dogs game is way better than I expected

The easiest time to ignore licensed games is when they're released in step with whatever (typically bad) movie or children's cartoon they're based on. Even when they're based on a good one. Did you know there's a John Wick game? Do you care...   read

 
 
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Save with these Mass Effect Andromeda pre-order deals

Update 3/24: Savings as high as 27% on Mass Effect Andromeda. See below. March 21 marks the release of BioWare's Mass Effect Andromeda in North America. Will the fourth installment in the series live up to expectations? We don't know that, ...   read

 
 
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A jailed worm and a blood puddle define Quake Champions' newest map

Bethesda will have a pretty big presence at PAX East this weekend. The Maryland-based publisher is going to Boston with Prey, Quake Champions, The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind, and The Elder Scrolls: Legends. Only one of those titles wi...   read

 
 
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Blizzard flip flops on the Ana nerf in Overwatch, takes away a big Zenyatta change

As we know the PTR is a fickle thing, and so are the whims of users against the design intentions of a game's creators. Overwatch's team, even for Blizzard, is more open to suggestions from the community than the average project, and i...   read

 
 
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Newest Quake Champions trailer highlights the ghost walking Nyx

Along with its showing at PAX East soon, Bethesda is beginning to roll out all sorts of footage of Quake Champions. The first in a line of trailers highlighting the Champions themselves is for Nyx, a blue-haired gunner with the Active Abili...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Orisa will take 'slightly longer' to hit consoles than prior heroes

It didn't take long at all for Blizzard to reveal Orisa, the latest Overwatch hero, but remaining patient for her to trot into the live game hasn't been quite so easy. While curious PC players have had time to experiment with the barrier-sl...   read

 
 
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Bolivia lodges complaint with French ambassador over Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Last week, the Bolivian government has lodged a formal complaint with the French embassy over the portrayal of the country in the recently released Ghost Recon: Wildlands. In Wildlands, a then-minor Mexican drug cartel has taken full contro...   read

 
 
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Ana gets a pretty hefty nerf in an upcoming Overwatch test patch

Ana has dominated the Overwatch scene for a while, but that may change when the next round of PTR changes hit (as a reminder, the PTR, or Public Test Region, is where the dev team tests their changes before they go live mostly for bugs...   read

 
 
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Ghost Recon Wildlands rides in with deals, bonuses for PC and consoles

Is tactical co-op your style? Then next week's open-worlder from Ubisoft might just float your boat, especially now that there's discounts to be had. There are deals on all platforms up to 20% off. PC players get no strings attached to the ...   read

 
 
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The multiplayer beta for Mass Effect: Andromeda has been canceled by BioWare

So uh, you kind of buried the lede here, BioWare. Inside of their PAX East plans for Mass Effect: Andromeda, the developer has announced that the game's at-home/public multiplayer beta has been eliminated. They had signups and everything, a...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's newest hero is a tank named Orisa

Compared to the drawn-out reveal for Sombra, Blizzard's unveil for Overwatch's 24th hero, Orisa, is a pleasant surprise. We were only just trying to piece together her place in the fiction, and here she is! Orisa was created by Efi Oladele...   read

 
 
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Epic says that Fortnite is coming this year

Epic Games still has plans to release Fortnite, its co-op sandbox survival title that was originally announced back in 2011. Folks have been participating in alpha builds for some time now, but as far as a full, honest-to-god release, there...   read

 
 
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Surviving Tokyo 42's beautiful bullet hell

As I climbed stairs to the top of a blinding white pyramid with The Simpsons' elevator to nowhere on my mind I finally reached a narrow lookout point and triggered my mission: kill three targets from on high. All three congregated beneath t...   read

 
 
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Today's Overwatch update adds the Game Browser

I know we're antsy for a new hero, but today's update for Overwatch on PC and consoles deals with the promised Game Browser and tweaks to characters like Bastion and Roadhog, among other changes. This video tells you most everything you ne...   read

 
 
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Team17, the Worms developer, announces new shooter Genesis Alpha One

Team17 has dipped its toes into the shooter genre in the past with games like Alien Breed (and its modern follow-ups), but they're jumping in with two feet with Genesis Alpha One as its publisher, backing up developer Radiation Bl...   read

 
 
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Roundup: All the Horizon Zero Dawn deals from digital to physical

As a triple-A PS4 exclusive, you'd think Horizon Zero Dawn would have zero deals given how razor focused the title is, but thankfully, we've found some minor bargains and bonuses before release next Tuesday. Retail competition for your pre-...   read

 
 



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