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Tunic is basically a recreation of classic Zelda

Microsoft had a stellar E3 presentation this year, but there wasn’t too much to keep me interested. I’m not really into most of the Xbox-exclusive franchises and the vague promise of “things to come” didn’t hol...

 
 
 
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Defector is Twisted Pixel's new VR spy game

During my time at PAX East, I was invited to Oculus Game Days to take a look at Twisted Pixel's new spy action VR game, Defector. It's been about a week since PAX came and went and I can finally tell you all about the little bit of their Bo...

 
 
 
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Semblance is one adorable puzzle platformer

In between my meetings at PAX East I spent my spare time walking the floor looking for any games that might otherwise go unnoticed. After finishing up my meeting with the developers of Black Future '88, I ended up checking out another game ...

 
 
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Arcade action meets biker gangs in Steel Rats

One of my last stops at PAX East 2018 was to check out Steel Rats. The project from Tate Multimedia is being handled by a small team of no more than thirty Polish developers.  The game puts you in control of the Steel Rats biker gang m...

 
 
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My Memory of Us views WWII through the eyes of children

Juggler Games' My Memory of Us was demoing at PAX East this past weekend, so I dropped by to take a look at the classic-style adventure game. My Memory of Us is set in a fairy-tale version of Warsaw Poland during World War II. Naturally, it...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Messenger is the Ninja Gaiden successor we deserve

At PAX East this year I got the chance to sit down with the developers of The Messenger, Sabotage Studio's new game that follows a young ninja on a simple mission: deliver a mysterious scroll with the hopes of saving his clan from some...

 
 
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EGLX, Canada's biggest gaming convention, is underway

After years of pining for a "Destructoid Convention" in the comments of many a cblog, we finally have the opportunity to help host EGLX in Toronto with Enthusiast Gaming. Papa Niero, our founder is here, as well as myself, Jordan, Brett, We...

 
 
 
 
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Come watch the BlizzCon 2017 opening ceremony with us

It's a full-on Blizzard weekend as the annual BlizzCon returns to Anaheim, California. The festivities kick off this morning, at 11:00am Pacific, with the opening ceremony. This opening ceremony. Stay a while and watch with us! Expect to h...

 
 
 
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Come out of all your closets at Haven Con 4

When I was growing up, to openly love video games was to be a nonconformist. There was no getting around that, and in a small cliquey town where social status determined much of your experience in life, being a nonconformist meant being avo...

 
 
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What lies in store for the future of Rooster Teeth Games?

Rooster Teeth may be best known for its productions on YouTube, the most famous being Red vs. Blue (which actually started before YouTube), but not a lot of people realize that they are making a big push to enter game publishing. Just last ...

 
 
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Pyre is like a mystical version of NBA Jam and I love it

While I’ve known about Pyre for roughly a year now (having seen it twice at PAX East), I never got the chance to sit down and play the game. Since I’m a fan of Supergiant’s previous works, I just kind of figured it would b...

 
 
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We went to Poland to figure out what Digital Dragons is

Quick, rhetorical show of hands: How many of you have heard of Digital Dragons? My assumption is that it's not many of you. That's because relative few consumers need to know about conventions like this. But, there's something happening her...

 
 
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E3 sold out

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, an industry-only video game trade show that has always had a suspicious number of 11-year-olds running around, has sold out. The 15,000 tickets that the ESA allotted to the public have all been bought up.&...

 
 
 
 
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The EVE Online monument: same as it ever was

This is not my beautiful house! No, I'm in the hamlet city of Reykjavik, Iceland for my first EVE Fanfest and coincidentally, my first visit to the country. I've seen the myriad pictures for the monument before, but it was fascinating ...

 
 




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