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Sega is set to announce a new IP from Yakuza devs next month

In a live stream event today, Sega's CCO Toshihiro Nagoshi revealed that Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios (famous for the Yakuza series) will be revealing a brand new IP next month. With the studio's latest game, Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise,...

 
 
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A Way Out dev's next game will be published by EA

Josef Fares, the writer and director behind A Way Out, has stated that the next title from developer Hazelight Studios will be published by EA. Speaking with Eurogamer and VentureBeat at Gameslab last week, Fares showcased his penchant for ...

 
 
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Microsoft has added game gifting to its PC digital store

One of the odder things about each console's digital storefront is that you can't actually gift games to your friends. Microsoft actually introduced the feature on Xbox One last year, but now the feature has come to the Windows Store on Win...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Switch: A Year in Review

One year ago today, the Nintendo Switch graced store shelves worldwide and started a frenzy. We’re not talking 2006 Wii levels of crazy, but the Switch was pretty hard to find for a couple of months. Even with the console flying off s...

 
 
 
 
 
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David Jaffe's game studio is going through some hard times

In what is sadly becoming a trend in the industry, another indie studio has been forced to lay staff off. This time, Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency (known for Drawn to Death) is the one on the chopping block. Helmed by industry...

 
 
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50 Cent is interested in making another game

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand is possibly the greatest video game to ever tell the hardships of a man trying to retrieve his stolen property. But, it seems Fiddy himself has some new ideas for a third game -- just as long as the game is &ldquo...

 
 
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How video games help me learn more about my son with autism

I have two sons that are autistic, ages three and four. One of the hardest things about having kids with autism is not being able to communicate with them properly or know how they’re feeling. It’s one of the most affecting stru...

 
 
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A new Professor Layton show is in the works

The Professor Layton series is pretty god damned awesome and has always contained an anime style for it's animation. It was one of the first DS games to have full motion video that didn't look like absolute garbage and even resembled Studio...

 
 
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Shanghai mall lets wives leave husbands in gaming pods

If relationship stereotypes ring true, then odds are you've been dragged to a shopping mall by a spouse or significant other when you would rather be playing video games. Well, the Global Harbor Mall in Shanghai has a solution. They've...

 
 
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Writers' strike v2? Voice actors ordered to strike on Friday

[Update: I was informed by Sam Singer, representing the video game industry along with Scott J. Witlin, that the reported $100/hour minimum pay is incorrect. Rather, "the maximum voice session is 4 hours at $825, the minimum per hour rate i...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Best Vita Game of 2015

Oh, hey there reader, you've just caught me at that time of year where I and the other Destructoid editorial staff are beginning the long and often vicious process of putting together our Game of the Year awards. First come the long lists, ...

 
 
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Nominees for Destructoid's Overall Best Game of 2014

[Image credit: Mike Lambert] I've long been of the opinion that the relationship between a person and a videogame is similar to the relationship between a person and another living being. It's part of why you see people fiercely defend...

 
 
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That...barrel has breasts

We get lots of daily tips emails at Destructoid. Sometimes hundreds. Today, we were tipped something that involves a look at the life of a red barrel in the world of videogames from the team at Mashed. "That ... that barrel has breasts," re...

 
 
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The Video Game 4.0 collection from Story Bundle is out now

I've barely finished reading the titles I bought with the last videogame-themed offer from Story Bundle and now the fourth one is here for us to enjoy. As always, there's a great mix of books on offer and for the first time, some game-inspi...

 
 
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Think a game has bad controls? Maybe it's your fault

Number 56 on the master list of 235 "Things that I say that sometimes annoy people who play videogames" is that it's very rare for a game to have "bad" controls. Most of the time when people say that, they are focusing too much their idea ...

 
 
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New study shows that children may benefit from videogames

A new study published in the journal Pediatrics shows that children and young teens aged 10-15 who play a small amount of videogames each day show slightly higher levels of psychosocial adjustment than kids who don't play at all. The childr...

 
 
 
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Why you might play a videogame at your next job interview

Let's face it, job interviews suck. Actually getting an interview, for me at least, is a minor miracle so it's just as deflating when you have to go through the whole process of trying to make yourself sound like a great candidate and answe...

 
 
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We do a lot of creepy things in video games

Admittedly we do many things in video games that we'd never do in a million years in real life. Well most of us that is. We kill, steal, fight, commit suicide, drive too fast... the list goes on an on. And this is all in games that try to ...

 
 




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