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Is there really a third unannounced next-gen Xbox model?

Readers, you'll have to let your intuition do the heavy lifting on this one. This is the type of story where I feel equal parts good and bad about it. It's the kind of rumor that's completely plausible yet the evidence is rooted in nothing ...

 
 
 
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Xbox has a new feature for delivering console bundle pack-ins

As digital distribution rose to prominence, that's the direction console bundles went. Cheaper than manufacturing a physical product, buying a new Xbox, PlayStation, or Switch often means one or more codes to redeem for games. In the grand ...

 
 
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This new Katamari Damacy Reroll bundle is the cutest thing

Some intrepid eyes on the internet have discovered that a new retail bundle for Katamari Damacy Reroll on Switch is heading to retail shelves tomorrow (September 20). Containing a digital copy for the game on Switch along with Fangamer's "P...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bandai Namco isn't interested in Epic Games Store exclusivity

It seems like gamers aren't the only ones disinterested of Epic Games. In a recent interview with MCV, Bandai Namco Europe's Herve Hoerdt (SVP of marketing) stated that the company is not interested in the exclusivity deals that Epic Games ...

 
 
 
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Gears Pop! is now available on PC and mobile

One of the weirder announcements of E3 2018 was Gears Pop! Mashing Gears of War with the stupidly popular Funko Pop brand, many thought it was a big joke before Microsoft confirmed it would be a free-to-play game landing on mobile devices. ...

 
 
 
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Grid 2 has been delisted from digital marketplaces

Without much warning, Codemasters' 2013 racer GRID 2 has been delisted from all digital marketplaces. This includes Steam, the Humble Store, PSN, and the Xbox Live Marketplace. While physical copies exist for consoles, you'll now be unable ...

 
 
 
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(Update) Alpha Protocol has been delisted from Steam

[Update: As it turns out, the delisting for Alpha Protocol wasn't because of Sega losing publishing rights, but due to a music license. As is the case with most digital removals, Sega did not renew its contract for the song "Turn Up The Rad...

 
 
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Collection of Mana and Trials of Mana are headed to Switch

It seems the rumors were true. Square Enix confirmed during today's Nintendo Direct that Collection of Mana will be heading to Switch. Containing all three of the original Mana titles (one which was previously Japan exclusive), i...

 
 
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Xbox Game Pass is making the jump to PC

Microsoft is finally bringing its Xbox Game Pass service to PC. Sort of soft launched last year with "Xbox Play Anywhere" titles, Microsoft has detailed a full outline for what Game Pass will be offering PC players in the near future. In ad...

 
 
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Journey lands on the Epic Games Store next week

Thatgamecompany's 2012 masterpiece Journey will be launching on PC next week. Coming to the Epic Games Store on June 6, 2019, the title is currently available for pre-order at the ridiculously low price for $4.99. After Epic's sale ends, th...

 
 
 
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Blaster Master Zero blasts onto Steam next month

Inti Creates has announced that Blaster Master Zero will be heading to PC soon. Coming to Steam on June 14, 2019, the retro reboot will launch with a 10% release discount off of its $10 price. You can find more information on the game over...

 
 
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(Update) Chex Quest gets a third episode after 22 years

[Update: As was brought to my attention by Destructoid contributor Adzuken, Chex Quest 3 is actually not brand new. Released in 2008 by Jacobi as an unofficial add-on, today marks the first time it is being endorsed by General Mills. It is...

 
 
 
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Epic Games Store's first sale is off to a rocky start

Remember that really good sale the Epic Games Store started yesterday? Turns out not everything is going well in paradise. As has been discovered over the last day, a lot of publishers are not happy with Epic dropping a sale out of the blue...

 
 
 
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Tetris 99 combos up some paid offline DLC

Nintendo has announced that its hit battle royale puzzler Tetris 99 will be receiving some paid DLC. Available immediately on the eShop, the "Big Block" DLC will include offline options for players that aren't so keen on taking the fight on...

 
 




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Frostyflakes

Demo for Death Trash is out on Big early fallout vibes with real-time combat in a weird sci-fi world and a major body horror Also lubricated a machine with my own fluids so I could open a

 
Whispering Willow

Got another set of tarot This is the Star Spinner Tarot, which is themed around fairy tales and does a rather diverse take featuring many cultures, body types and LGBTQ+ Very cute There are four versions of Lovers in the

 
Sam van der Meer

Hey YOU! Do you HATE video games but LOVE free stuff? Buddy have I got news for you! Step right up and claim a game from this month’s Humble Choice, (almost) everything up for grabs! Details inside, and just lookit these happy blueberries!

 
TicklefistCP

I dont know why Im not over the moon about Metroid I should be, Im just

 
FakePlasticTree

Played the ME2 Legendary Overlord DLC, and I was not ready for these

 
Electric Reaper

As much as I like my Craftsman dual line trimmer, it eats through cutting line like Kirby eats through a large Does anyone here prefer eating watermelon sections taken from the ends, rather than the middle of the fruit?

 
Neronium

5 hours later and the drive is fully Was not worth the time and effort for this since my friend isnt giving me much of a cut when selling this for :/

 
medicamecanica

If a game runs at 1080p or above with a solid framerate, then I reject the notion that it looks like a ps3

 
Dinosir

I have finally gotten the 2D skeletal animation implemented in my This is gonna save me a ton of time considering the amount of customization my game has and open it up to much

 
-Troid-

So I’m probably going to be getting a Switch Lite in the not too distant future just to play Metroid Dread and Anything I should know about it? The Switch Lite I mean

 
 

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