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Discord rolls out beta for video game marketplace venture

Video game chat and messenger service Discord has confirmed that they are to start selling games through their own dedicated store, which will be built into the Discord service.The beta for this new venture has been rolled out to around 50,...

 
 
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Apple rejects the Steam Link iOS app

Valve announced earlier in the month that a streaming app for Steam would be coming to Android and iOS. While the Android version launched in beta as planned, the app never landed on Apple devices. Turns out, Apple has refused classificatio...

 
 
 
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Ubisoft Club has a personal assistant now

Digital personal assistants are en vogue right now, as the likes of Google Home and Amazon Echo find their way into more and more households. Privacy concerns aside, it's kind of neat casually saying "Hey Google, play 'The Boys Are Back in...

 
 
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(Update) 'No plans' for Netflix on the Nintendo Switch

[Update: Polygon reached out to Netflix for further comment and a Netflix representative had this to say: “We are still exploring the opportunity with Nintendo, but don’t have definitive plans to share at this time."] I've spent...

 
 
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Review: Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catacombs

Blizzard's Hearthstone has gone through some major changes in the last year. The biggest shakeup saw the game disallowing many of its older cards in the standard gameplay modes, moving them to a separate format called "Wild." The regul...

 
 
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Amazon's Alexa can now help you with Destiny 2

A friend of mine picked up Amazon Alexa recently. She controls the lights in his home, she also knew that Robert De Niro was 74 years old. Unfortunately, she had never heard of The Industry's Chris Moyse, so I guess the technology isn't qui...

 
 
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Great Pokemon GO photos could bag you a prize

Niantic have announced an AR photo competition in conjunction with their popular mobile app Pokemon GO, affording budding photographers the opportunity to win a reward for any cool shots taken whilst out and about.All you have to do is take...

 
 
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You'll soon be able to 'appear offline' in Battle.net

At long last, Blizzard is almost ready to roll out an option for users to appear offline in the Battle.net desktop app. The coveted feature is currently in testing (you can switch to the beta build by opening the app settings and clicking t...

 
 
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The new Pokemon game is for babies

I know what you're thinking: all Pokemon games are for babies. And you're right! But the Pokemon Playhouse Android and iPhone app is straight billing itself as the, "first-ever official digital Pokémon experience for preschoolers." ...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Minute is being added to the Switch news channel

Nintendo Minute is being added to the Nintendo Switch News Service for anyone with a Nintendo Account in the Americas. The video series features Nintendo of America's Kit Ellis and Krysta Yang doing everything from unboxing products, interv...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch Online App available now

The Nintendo Switch Online App is now available for download on your iPhone or Android device.The tool will allow Switch owners to check in on gaming servers, voice-chat whilst playing and invite friends into games via social media sites ...

 
 
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Street Fighter IV's mobile port gets a new version

It has been roughly six years since Street Fighter IV graced mobile devices with a new update. The last release, Street Fighter IV Volt, came out in 2011. With Street Fighter V being the latest entry in the series, you'd think Cap...

 
 
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SoundCloud is the latest music streaming option on Xbox One

The music streaming service SoundCloud has come to Xbox One with a dedicated app. This might not be the coveted Spotify announcement you've been waiting for, but the app is free to use, with Cortana voice control, the ability to create pla...

 
 
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Super Mario Run demos are in Apple stores today

When Shigeru Miyamoto and Reggie Fils-Aimé visited The Tonight Show last night, their first objective was to let Jimmy Fallon show off the imminent Super Mario Run. One piece of new information came out of the interview; starting tod...

 
 
 
 
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EyeForcer fights against 'Gameboy Disease' or 'Tech Neck'

I've written before about some of the wackier stuff that we get on the Destructoid tip line. Sometimes, we get tips about Kickstarter projects that have concluded successfully. Niero himself brought this one to our attention after seeing it...

 
 
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Watsham announces new IP after Renegade Kid split

It was only yesterday that Brett reported on the divorce between Jools Watsham and Gregg Hargrove of Renegade Kid. Apparently, Mr. Watsham is wasting no time getting himself back out there. Today his new company Atooi announced that it...

 
 
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Miitomo is the hottest app in Japan

Many traditional games publishers have tried to succeed on mobile platforms, but few have managed to replicate their success and become fixtures of the iOS and Android marketplaces. Nintendo is off to a hot start, though. The company's firs...

 
 
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Nintendo's first mobile game debuts next week

Miitomo is coming to Japan next Thursday, March 17, Nintendo announced today. The Tomodachi Life-esque social networking game will be the first of five mobile applications Nintendo releases over the course of the next year as part...

 
 
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Make like Dig Dug and play music while you walk

[Update: the app's creator has renamed it to "Medometer64," because "it was spelled too much like 'pedometer,'" which made it tougher to find.] Have you ever wished that music played whenever you walked like in classic arcade games such as...

 
 
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You can download the Fallout 4 Pip-Boy app now

Calling all folks who bought that Fallout 4 Pip Boy Edition what looks like you got a giant novelty gag dog poo on your wrist: Bethesda's Pip-Boy app is live on the App Store and Google Play. Certainly you'll feel alive, too, with yet anoth...

 
 
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NBA Live face scanning companion app delayed

Remember how last year, NBA 2K15 had the ability to use a camera to scan in your face, with often horrifying results? Well, NBA Live 16 has a smart phone app designed to offer that same functionality. Unfortunately, the app has been delayed...

 
 




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I love FF XII, but I have one the first 5 minutes Balthier should kill Vaan and then have graphic sex with Fran

 
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Watched Alien again the other night and it put me in the mood to finally play Alien: Man, I LOVE the UI aesthetic in this

 
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Hey all, I want to make a (bi)weekly blog similar to Comments of the Week, but for drawings we Like Dtoid Draws, but without a theme and regularly Whos interested? (Bump)

 
 

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