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  Watch Video It's been nearly eight years since Warframe first arrived on the scene and the game just continues to grow. Not only has developer Digital Extremes added a plethora of new content over the years, but it's also started to...   read

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We're a week away from the launch of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town in North America, and if you've been following it all in Japan, you know things haven't been going so well. The game released there with a sle...   read

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Review: Gnosia

  Watch Video It may only be March, but I'd wager the cast of Gnosia is the most infatuating group of eclectic weirdos we'll see in gaming this year. The 14 characters that make up the passengers of this wayward spaceship are a d...   read

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  Watch Video As they continue to rake in money hand over fist, the developers behind international sensation Genshin Impact are showing no signs of slowing down. Over the weekend, Mihoyo broadcast an informational video detailing som...   read

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  Watch Video Taxi Chaos is, for all intents and purposes, the spiritual successor to Sega's Crazy Taxi. It features convertible cabs driving around a city, picking up fares, and dropping them off as quickly and stylishly as poss...   read

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  Watch Video [Narrated by Josh Picard] Let me paint a picture for you of a quiet Sunday afternoon. I was in my living room playing with my Ripley figure as she explored a deserted town alongside Wolverine, a Stormtrooper, and Batman. Sudd...   read

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  Watch Video It's been nearly two years since Bandai Namco first announced Tales of Arise, and it looks like we're getting closer than ever to seeing it hit store shelves. Today, the publisher dropped a new trailer for the game that ...   read

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  Watch Video A few years ago, The Silver Case and its sequel, The 25th Ward: The Silver Case, were given the HD remaster treatment on PC and PS4. For Western fans of Suda51, it gave us a look at some of his earlier work, the games he...   read

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  Watch Video If you took part in last month's Guilty Gear Strive beta, you probably already know it wasn't the smoothest experience. Not all betas are, but the feedback from players on this one was enough to convince Arc System Works...   read

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  Watch Video Last year, Onion Games' Yoshiro Kimura announced he was beginning work on what might be the final RPG of his career. But that's probably months or even years away from completion. In the meantime, Onion Games needs something ...   read

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  Watch Video [Narrated by Josh Picard] Growing up, I had a friend who was very into the Star Wars Customizable Card Game. He carried two binders with him throughout the fifth grade: one for his school work and one for all of his card...   read

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Back in middle school, I remember my classmates saying Pokémon was just a fad. It was 1998, school had just started up again, and the anime had just started up in preparation for the arrival of Pokémon...   read

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  Watch Video Final Fantasy VII is one of the most expansive game universes ever created. It covers games across multiple platforms, remakes, and movies. It can be hard to keep up with everything that's happened in it, but Square Eni...   read

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  Watch Video Do you love battle royales but hate that there isn't enough Final Fantasy in them? Well, good news! Following the reveal of Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, Square Enix dropped the curtain on another FFVII proj...   read

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  Watch Video Hyper Light Drifter was one of the most interesting indie games to release in the past few years and the next project from developer Heart Machine just may be able to match its impact. Solar Ash was announced nearly two years ago, and during the PlayStation State of Play stream, it was confirmed the game will release in 2021 on PS4 and PS5.   read

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  Watch Video I have to hand it to the developers who work on popular games-as-a-service titles. It takes a lot of work to keep content interesting and players interested. Some rely on outside nostalgia to rope people in. Others ...   read

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It is with great sadness that I must announce an end to Zelda Week here on Destructoid. For the past several days, we've put together a series of articles about The Legend of Zelda in celebration of its 35th anniversary. When...   read

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If you were to ask me what's the one thing that's had the biggest impact on my life, I would say that horrible childhood disease that's still with me 35 years later. But if you were to ask me what's had the second biggest imp...   read

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  Watch Video [Narrated Josh Picard] Thirty-one years ago, The Legend of Zelda became the first video game I ever beat. A year later, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link became the first video game I ever quit. To be fair, I did...   read

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I guess I should be happy Miis had a pretty decent showing at yesterday's Nintendo Direct. After all, it was just over a month ago I was lamenting the lack of Mii games on Switch. Sure, they still play a decent role in S...   read

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  Watch Video I know it's not the most popular game in the series, but there is a special place in my heart for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Sure, Fi is annoying, but it's one outstanding adventure with beautiful visuals and dynamic...   read

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  Watch Video Ninja Gaiden is one of the most celebrated franchises in gaming, and this year, some of its best games are coming back in a massive collection. Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection brings together Ninja Gaiden Sigma, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, and Ninja Gaiden 3 Razor's Edge, along with most of the DLC and game modes released for the titles.   read

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  Watch Video It was one of the shorter trailers in the Direct, but Star Wars: Hunters is a new free-to-play third-person shooter coming to Switch this year. The game will take place between Episode 6 and Episode 7. It's nice to have Star Wars back on Nintendo even if it's not a new Rogue Squadron.   read

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  Watch Video DC Super Hero Girls was one of the most popular toy brands back when I worked in retail and now it's looking to be one of the most popular super hero games on Switch. DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power will see Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Bumblebee, Supergirl, Zatanna, and more saving the day while keeping up with their classes.   read

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  Watch Video The Nintendo Switch has been missing some good golf games, but that's going to change this summer.    read

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  Watch Video In 2019, two games set in space set the gaming world on fire. One was The Outer Worlds, which won a heap of awards at the end of the year, including Destructoid's Game of the Year. The other was Outer Wilds, and I'v...   read

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  Watch Video For 35 years, The Legend of Zelda has been inspiring imaginations and captivating audiences with its sprawling adventures across a land of swords, shields, and skulltulas. For the next seven days, we're looking back at i...   read

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Ten years ago, former Destructoid Editor-in-Chief and 100% certified piece of Angus beef Chad Concelmo declared it Zelda Week to recognize the impending launch of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Today, as we near the 35th...   read

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  Watch Video I remember buying the first Style Savvy as something of a lark. My roommate and I were heavily into DS gaming at the time, and for weeks, we'd been inundated with advertisements for Nintendo's new fashion game. We couldn...   read

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  Watch Video Today's Epic Games Store Spring Showcase was a bit of a mixed bag as it had a couple of huge bits of news that have dominated the conversation mixed in with a lot of updates on games you're probably well familiar with. W...   read

 

About CJ Andriessenone of us since 6:56 PM on 10.14.2014

Just what the internet needs: yet another white guy writing about video games.
 
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