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Contest: Hack and slash through a voxel world in Riverbond

Hack 'n slash through the colorful voxel world of Riverbond on PS4, Xbox One, or PC! Riverbond was shown at Microsoft's E3 conference this year -- and it's available now! To celebrate, developer Cococucumber Games has given us a bunch of co...

 
 
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Check out 10 minutes of Astral Chain action right here

Nintendo Japan has released an "action overview" video of PlatinumGames' upcoming anime adventure Astral Chain, which is headed exclusively to Switch this August. The 10-minute trailer includes plenty of hack 'n' slash action, as the narrat...

 
 
 
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Contest: Defend Mega Tokyo and win Akane for Switch

Enter our contest for your chance to win a Switch copy of Akane! I've said it before, and I'll say it again: If you want me to pay attention to your game, soak that shit in neon! I love colorful games, especially when neons are involved. Th...

 
 
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Riverbond recruits Shovel Knight and other indie favorites

In today's short and not-so-sweet State of Play stream from PlayStation, we got a fresh look at Riverbond, a hackin', slashin', shootin' cooperative dungeon crawler coming this summer. I hadn't heard of the game before, and many of you can...

 
 
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Contest: Win Katana ZERO for Switch or Steam

Slice and dice in our contest to win Katana ZERO for Switch or Steam! You know why I like giving away games published by Devolver Digital? For starters, they're an awesome company in basically every way and I love being able to help support...

 
 
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Creature in the Well is part hack-and-slash, part pinball

When the world of pinball bleeds into the world of video games, the results can be pretty dang awesome. Look no further than Yoku's Island Express, or an old favorite, Devil's Crush. The next game in that vein to grab my attention is Creatu...

 
 
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Devil May Cry 5 opens the Bloody Palace on April 1

Everyone currently enjoying Devil May Cry 5 is probably up their armpits in demons, shaggy haircuts and tobacco products that we don't endorse, but it seems that already Capcom has more in store for the community, with the announcement of a...

 
 
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Are you excited for Devil May Cry 5?

Devil May Cry 5 releases on March 8, just over ten years since the release of Devil May Cry 4. Since then, we've seen many other great character-based action games, like Bayonetta, Wonderful 101, NieR: Automata, Metal Gear Rising: Revengean...

 
 
 
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Review: Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal

I've always been morbidly curious about the Senran Kagura series. Particularly whether or not these games were nothing but overly sexual fan service, or if they had more going on. I first began my journey down the Senran hole with Senran Ka...

 
 
 
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Devil May Cry 5 has seamless co-op play

Capcom has shared some of the details for Devil May Cry 5's online multiplayer. Instead of trying to shoehorn in a competitive mode, the online options will allow for seamless cooperative play with other players online. Taking a page out of...

 
 
 
 
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Samurai Warriors 4 DX is heading to PS4 and Switch next March

Koei Tecmo has announced that Samurai Warriors 4 DX will be coming to PS4 and Switch in Japan next year. Releasing on March 14, 2019, it will be a "complete" edition of the game with over 150 pieces (!) of downloadable content included, tho...

 
 
 
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(Update) Dynasty Warriors 9's co-op patch is coming tomorrow

[Update: Koei Tecmo has clarified a few of the details about the demo version of Dynasty Warriors 9. It will be heading to PC on November 1 and PS4/Xbox One on November 7. Players will be able to select three of the officers from the cast o...

 
 
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Review: Nine Parchments

We've done a few late-in-the-game reviews before in Destructoid's history. If enough people ask, we'll do it! Such is the case for Nine Parchments, which actually launched in 2017 on PC, PS4 and Switch and 2018 on Xbox One. We've basically ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Pretty NieR: Automata dolls cost a pretty penny indeed

A few weeks back, we posted pictures of two finely-crafted dolls of hero-bots 2B and 9S, from Platinum Games' dystopian hack 'n' slash title NieR: Automata. The dolls will be made available to pre-order from creators Volks this month, you j...

 
 
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It's hammer time for Fury in explosive Darksiders III trailer

THQ Nordic and Gunfire Games have dropped another cataclysmic trailer for underworld adventure sequel Darksiders III. In the new video, we get to see cyber-goth hero Fury adopt her "Force Hollow" form, giving her devastating new weapons and...

 
 
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New Gundam Breaker assembles on PC September 24

After a disastrous launch on the PlayStation 4 earlier this year, many thought that Bandai Namco had quietly cancelled the PC port of New Gundam Breaker. Turns out that wasn't the case, as the company confirmed today that the game would be ...

 
 




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