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On the 29th of May, Australia’s consumer watchdog launched legal proceedings against Sony’s European division -- the branch of the company that operates within Australia -- over allegedly misleading consumers of t...   read

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Well, it’s that time of year again. PAX Australia -- which will once again be hosted at the Melbourne Convention Centre from October 26-28 -- is just around the corner, and thanks to the lovely folks handling PR for PAX...   read

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Let's face it, the Xbox One has had a bit of a tumultuous lifecycle so far. Right from the get-go, it drew the ire of the gaming community with criticisms mostly stemming from its highly restrictive DRM features, which were t...   read
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So, did you want to check out PAX Australia later this month, but were bummed out when you noticed on PAX's website that the 3-Day passes were completely sold out? Well, fret no more! Thanks to the fine folks at PAX, we've go...   read

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  Watch Video As someone who grew up in the late '90's and early 2000's, I was a huge fan of the Pokémon series as a child. I was the type of person who'd make it a habit to wake up as early as possible to watch the latest epis...   read
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Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is a game that I've been highly interested in ever since it was first announced. It looked like something that was right up my alley, given its utterly adorable art style and the fact...   read
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It's starting to get difficult to keep track of every iteration in the Nintendo 3DS console line up. First, there was the original 3DS console from 2011. Then came the 3DS XL in 2012, which simply provided users with a larger...   read
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  Watch Video During Sony's E3 presentation, the company announced an upcoming sci-fi sidescroller for the PlayStation VR titled Star Child. The game will be developed by Playful and published by GameTrust, which was previously responsible...   read

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  Watch Video During the pre-show for Sony's E3 presentation, the console manufacturer and publisher has finally announced a release date for Matterfall -- an upcoming sidescrolling shooter by Housemarque, the studio responsible for p...   read

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  Watch Video During Bethesda's E3 presentation, the publisher announced that Arkane Studios is currently working on a standalone entry in the Dishonored series titled Dishonored: Death of the Outsider.  The game will star both D...   read

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Well, if you're a fanatic of Japanese Visual Novels, the latest Humble Bundle seems like something that'd pique your interest. Dubbed the Humble Sekai Project Bundle, it contains up to 17 Visual Novels released by the titular...   read

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  Watch Video Yesterday, Tokyo RPG Factory -- the development studio behind the flawed-but-enjoyable I Am Setsuna -- released a new image on its website as a means of teasing an upcoming project that it had in the works.&nbs...   read
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Earlier this week, I got a chance to sit down with two representatives from a local independent games studio by the name of Prideful Sloth to have an opportunity to check out their upcoming open-world adventure game for the P...   read
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Anyone who has spoken with me in the past couple of months would know of my absolute adoration for NieR: Automata. In fact, it’s very likely that I’ve become unhealthily obsessed with it. To say that I regard it t...   read
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  Watch Video [Update: Well, it's official. IGN has now added the official reveal trailer for Darksiders III to its YouTube channel. You can check it out at the end of the article.] As of late, it's been coming across as if ...   read
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  Watch Video Between Breath of the Wild's Aris Beach and Clarnet Coast lies an unassuming, yet somewhat mysterious, chest. At first glance, it appears to be just like every other metallic chest that's submerged underwater, altho...   read
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Review: Paradigm

Paradigm is a game that asks the player to contemplate some tough philosophical quandaries. Its story, which revolves around the concept of genetically engineering perfect prodigal children for the wealthy ruling class, ...   read
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If you happen to boot up either your Wii U or Nintendo Switch with the intention to play the latest instalment in the Zelda series, you may notice that there is a new update available for it. According to Nintendo's...   read

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Last year, we saw the release of I Am Setsuna for the PlayStation 4 and PC. Much like one of Square Enix's other recent role-playing games, Bravely Default, it was an attempt by the publisher to provide an expe...   read
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  Watch Video I'll be the first to admit that I'm a relative newcomer to the point-and-click adventure game genre. When I was younger, I almost exclusively played games such as Spyro the Dragon, Jak and Daxter and Ratchet and Clank&nb...   read

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  Watch Video Ever since it was first revealed back in the November of last year, I've found myself following the upcoming open-world adventure game Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles by Prideful Sloth -- an indie studio from Brisbane, A...   read

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It wouldn't be much of an exaggeration to say that Pokémon Sun and Moon's Global Missions feature had a bit of a rocky start. The first two events -- which required players to capture 100 million Po...   read

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Just a few days ago, a NeoGAF user by the handle of Hiphoptherobot managed to acquire a retail Nintendo Switch unit two weeks ahead of its official March 3 launch. At the time, his statements on the matter were somewhat vague...   read
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  Watch Video I'll be the first to admit that I'm not much of a mobile gamer. While I do enjoy the occasional session of Ridiculous Fishing or Downwell on my phone, I'll usually gravitate towards other platforms whenever I just w...   read

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The issue of mod support in the console versions of Fallout 4 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim: Special Edition has always been a little strange. Back in 2015, it was announced that the then-upcoming Fallout 4 w...   read

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  Watch Video During a recent call for investors at Activision, an executive of the company has stated that there will not be any new console-based instalments in the Skylanders series released this year. This means that 2017 will be ...   read

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  Watch Video Well, it appears as if RPG Maker Fes -- a version of the popular RPG Maker game creation software for the Nintendo 3DS -- is heading to Western territories courtesy of NIS America, if a recent listing on the Austral...   read

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When I first wrote about Tales of Berseria, I held the belief that while the game wasn't particularly groundbreaking or innovative, it nonetheless provided a highly polished and consistently excellent experience. At the time,...   read
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  Watch Video Does anyone remember the short-lived iOS port of BioShock? This port of the critically-acclaimed first-person shooter was first released back in 2014, and only lasted on the iOS App Store for about 13 months before ...   read

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I'll be the first to admit that I'm a newcomer to Bandai Namco's Tales series. In the past, I've only played small snippets of both Tales of Xilla 2 and Tales of Hearts R, and for one reason or another, have yet to ...   read
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About Dennis Cardenone of us since 9:46 PM on 06.02.2013

Destructoid's (self-proclaimed) cutest Community Manager.



As a matter of disclosure, here's the list of games that I've crowdfunded:

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Shenmue III
The Good Life
 
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