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[This week, Destructoid is brought to you by Deiland, available now on Steam! Here is a fun giveaway from the publisher.] You may have heard about Deiland, the charming new sandbox game with RPG elements. It released on Steam this past week...

 
 
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Deiland is a charming new sandbox game with RPG elements

[This week, Destructoid is brought to you by Deiland, a sandbox RPG about protecting a small planet. Here's a note from the game's publisher] Deiland, a sandbox game with RPG and survival elements landed on Steam on August 9. The Steam laun...

 
 
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There's a Megalodon lurking in Sea of Thieves

It's time to check out Sea of Thieves again. Along with a big ol' shark to fight, the game's first big content update provides players with more ship-to-ship communication options like a speaking trumpet, pirate cosmetics like tattoos and s...

 
 
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The Hungering Deep hits Sea of Thieves on May 29

The Hungering Deep, the first major content update for Sea of Thieves, is set to arrive on May 29. Microsoft and Rare debuted a trailer on Inside Xbox, and if you've been following along, you'll know not to expect anything too concrete from...

 
 
 
 
 
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State of Decay 2 should really hit the spot

I'm very much looking forward to next month's State of Decay 2, but I know it'll only be a matter of time before the harsh realities of keeping people alive in a zombie-infested sandbox crash down on me. Painful losses are all a part of the...

 
 
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GTA Online begins its Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series

Grand Theft Auto's online universe continues to run and run, with Shark cards being snapped up weekly, and shed-loads of players still leaping into the carnage-filled cities with little more than mindless chaos and wanton destruction in min...

 
 
 
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Happy Birthdays is set for a June release on Switch

The peculiar ecosystem simulator Birthdays the Beginning is coming to Nintendo Switch as Happy Birthdays, and as announced today, the port will hit North America on June 5 and Europe on June 8. The game is a slow burn and requires patience,...

 
 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders is just as delightful on Switch

I was skeptical of Dragon Quest Builders when it was first announced, but Square Enix's take on the sandbox genre ended up hitting the mark. It's not just Minecraft through the lens of Dragon Quest as some initially feared -- there's a prop...

 
 
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Rust is finally leaving Steam Early Access next month

Rust's four-year run on Steam Early Access will soon wrap up. The multiplayer sandbox survival title will appear on Steam proper as of February 8, 2018. That said, its development is far from over. Announcing the decision in a blog post, Fa...

 
 
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Rest in peace, The Tomorrow Children

Today marks the end of the road for The Tomorrow Children, Q-Games and Japan Studio's strange, somber, gorgeous, and oftentimes mundane social sandbox game about rebuilding a destroyed world. The free-to-play PlayStation 4 title shut down i...

 
 
 
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Review: ARK: Survival Evolved

Initially ARK: Survival Evolved didn’t leave much of an impression on me. Not only did I forget I actually owned the game, but that I had played it as well during early access at some point. It got lost among a sea of other games of i...

 
 
 
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Hitman's new patch makes Agent 47 a little more professional

Agent 47, consummate professional that he is (here's a video of him kicking a toilet onto someone's head), is always looking to improve. In his line of work, staying alive is a secondary objective right behind efficient killing. Now he's a ...

 
 
 
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Review: Birthdays the Beginning

The first time I played Birthdays the Beginning, I didn't put the controller back down for four hours. I was in a trance, totally incapable of wrestling free. The next few nights went similarly: multi-hour sessions ...

 
 
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David OReilly's Everything rolls onto Steam

One month later, David OReilly's Everything -- a curious game "where everything you see is a thing you can be, from animals to planets to galaxies and beyond" -- is now also available for Windows and Mac. Our own Josh Tolentino reviewed th...

 
 
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Daybreak delists Landmark, servers closing in February

After Daybreak finally ceased development on the MMORPG EverQuest Next last year, it seemed inevitable that Landmark, which was thought of as a precursor, would be the next to go. The online sandbox title had longer legs than expected, but ...

 
 
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Ecosystem sim Birthdays the Beginning slips to May 2017

NIS is holding back Birthdays the Beginning for PC and PlayStation 4 until May 9, 2017 in North America and May 12, 2017 in Europe, and while this two-month delay won't affect many of us, I'll take any chance I can get to bring up this game...

 
 




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