dark        
 
 

#Violence

FRONT PAGE


 photo

The Mortal Kombat film will be R-rated and feature fatalities

Everything is looking good for the upcoming Mortal Kombat film reboot. In addition to casting an excellent star in The Raid's Joe Taslim, screenwriter Greg Russo has confirmed that the movie will be an R-rated venture. Not only that, but fa...

 
 
 photo

Review: My Friend Pedro

My Friend Pedro is a ballistic game of skill, timing, reflexes, and, surprisingly, efficient time management. This new title from Swedish indie outfit DeadToast Entertainment falls under the highly-replayable score-attack genre, of which p...

 
 
 photo

Contest: Strap on a partner for a Steam copy of TwinCop

Get cuffed to your partner in today's contest for a Steam copy of TwinCop! I swear, my decision to stick with consoles and not burden myself with the endless struggle of dealing with PC hardware, software, flaccidware, and everything in bet...

 
 
 photo

Review: Smash Hit Plunder

You hear stories all the time of people getting motion sickness from playing VR games. It sucks. Hell, in reviewing this game I let all of my roommates try out virtual reality for the first time and, out of the four of us, one actually got ...

 
 
 photo

Ubisoft backtracks on Rainbow Six Siege censorship

Several weeks ago, we reported on Ubisoft's plans to make alterations to its strategic online shooter Rainbow Six Siege. These aesthetic changes would remove bloodstains, sexual references, gambling references and skulls from Siege's maps, ...

 
 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

MPAA celebrates 50 years of screwing up movie ratings

The Motion Picture Association of America, or MPAA, introduced a ratings system and censorship board in 1968 as a means for the industry to self-regulate the content in their movies. If you have any knowledge of the movie industry, you know...

 
 
 
 photo

A batch of horrific Corpse Party games are headed west on PC

XSeed Games is working on bringing four more localisations of the uber-grim Corpse Party titles to PC players in the west. The four titles are Corpse Party: Book of Shadows, Corpse Party: Blood Drive, Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hys...

 
 
 photo

Review: Fist of the North Star - Lost Paradise

For many western '80s kids, Akira was their first introduction to anime, with Katsuhiro Otomo's dystopian classic being one of the first anime movies to get a major push by the mainstream media. For me, however, my first anime encounter was...

 
 
 photo

Road Redemption is finally heading to consoles this fall

Road Redemption, the Road Rash inspired motorcycle brawler, is heading to consoles in the very near future. TripWire Interactive has announced that the game will be heading to Xbox One, PS4 and Switch in fall 2018. This new port will retain...

 
 
 photo

Contest: Get your Glocks greased for Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2

I really miss the days of the side-scrolling run-and-gun shooter. It's such a fun and cathartic genre, and I'm shocked that not every game allows you to run around like a lunatic blasting fools left and right. Let's give out a nice, chaotic...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Review: Milanoir

In the mid-1960s, the rise of western films produced and directed by Italian auteurs gave birth to a new subgenre of film, the Spaghetti Western. Notable for overdramatizing conflicts, unique audio and visual editing, and eschewing or outri...

 
 
 
 photo

Players have agency, and they're not afraid to use it

This week, a piece written by Alfie Bown, author of The PlayStation Dreamworld, was published in The Guardian. The core argument of the piece was that video games inherently, and particularly recently, project far-right tendencies onto play...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Review: Mutant Football League

All this talk about “sportsball” on Twitter during the Super Bowl sort of eluded me. Yes, I get it; gamers and geek culture are not generally associated with being sports fans. I can’t even properly say I am one myself. I ...

 
 
 photo

Panic Button will be porting Wolfenstein II to the Switch

Panic Button, the developers behind the excellent DOOM port to Switch, will be helming the upcoming Wolfesntein II port to the same console. Bethesda revealed this news to GameReactor today along with mentioning the port will be out in earl...

 
 
 photo

PC Port Report: Nioh: Complete Edition

Earlier this year, Team Ninja released their take on FromSoftware’s winning Souls formula in the form of Nioh. The game shifted the setting away from Gothic and eldritch horrors and moved into the Sengoku Period of Japan, making for a...

 
 
 from  flixist
 photo

Review: Blade of the Immortal

Takashi Miike is, in the purest sense of the word, prolific. He has dedicated himself to churning out film after film, year in and year out, often with wildly differing levels of success. Sure, it’s easy to look at fantastic works lik...

 
 
 photo

Review: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Do you remember back in 2013, when franchise reboot Wolfenstein: The New Order was first announced? Everyone was furious about the title's marketing campaign, with many gamers taking genuine issue with the gleeful abandon in which the game'...

 
 
 photo

The Last of Us Part II gets a super violent teaser

I wasn't quite sure what we were witnessing when the teaser for The Last of Us Part II came on. I just saw a lady getting lynched and another getting beaten with a hammer. It was ridiculously violent and a little hard to look at. I'm not no...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Super Mario Maker 2"I miss the stylus"

 

Stranger Things 3: The Game"It's weird that this hit the Switch before a Netflix app, right?"

 

Blazing Chrome"I ran to this Contra affair"

 

Dr. Mario World"Dr. Feelgood microtransactions"

 

Umihara Kawase Fresh!"Swingers club"

 

SolSeraph"Gods and monsters"

 

The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa"Me and my friends"

 

Sea of Solitude"Sunless Twee"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Riff Raff

Was thinking after I make my way through my current game rotation and deluge of upcoming Switch games, Id like to replay some old cRPGs and check out some new My dinky new laptop seems to run Pillars oE very Whos got recs for me, old and new

 
AtomicBanana

So for the past week or so Ive had this odd intermittent inability to sleep, specifically my body wont automatically breathe so I start suffocating when I first fall asleep, jarring myself Seeing doctors tomorrow for an apnea

 
Zer0t0nin

#ArbitraryMetalTuesday lets get

 
Osc

Current Status:

 
Hypno

With my PC back at my disposal, I have resumed my eternal task of making Photoshops that nobody asked

 
xeronio

Persona Q party interaction is It seems the writers have no idea of who are the I can imagine the writers of this game receiving a character resume like the ones in the new Fire Emblem And Reis food jokes got old so

 
Rudorlf

Does anyone have any suggestion for some good Half-Life 1 single-player mods? Echoes was great, but Im missing out on most of (Multiplayer mods were welcome too, but Im unsure if Ill pay attention to them)

 
Gamemaniac3434

Jumping on the bandwagon of the bandwagon of the bandwagon as So an AMA, if youre Also #arbitrarymetaltuesday

 
Zer0t0nin

#bandwagontoid ? Oh as well: AMA, CYKAs

 
Riff Raff

I finally bought a cheap laptop from Prime Day mainly to use it for Excel and the occasional oldschool I havent seen Dtoid outside of mobile in over 2 Its weird!!!! Good point is I might blog more due to an actual keyboard!!!

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT