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  Watch Video Battlefield V isn't an across-the-board step up from Battlefield 1, but it nails the essentials. It's not just a good Battlefield game, it's a great one. For those folks who wrote DICE off early on, that might come as a surpr...   read
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  Watch Video Exploration fans shouldn't miss Subnautica. The underwater alien adventure game does a masterful job of stoking curiosity and fear. It's best on PC, but there's also an Xbox One version if that's where you're looking play. Ne...   read

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For those of you who like your video games foreboding and bleak, Humble Bundle has a selection of titles that should speak to you. This week's Humble Dystopian Bundle is super dreary. In, uh, a good way! It's a chance to pick...   read

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  Watch Video Every weekend from here on out, Tetris Effect players will gather together to play a few specified modes in hopes of reaching a collective point total to unlock a shiny new avatar. This went largely overlooked during the firs...   read

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Nintendo has detailed the baseline deals you can expect for Switch and 2DS during Black Friday 2018. If you're picking up a Nintendo Switch ($299.99) this shopping season, you'll get a downloadable copy of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe...   read
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  Watch Video After a stint on the PTR, the gunslinger Ashe has now properly joined the Overwatch roster. You're probably up to speed on Ashe's repertoire given her recent debut at BlizzCon, but just for kicks, here's the short of it. She ...   read

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It's been relatively quiet on the Five Nights at Freddy's front lately, but that's not to say plans aren't in motion. In a wide-ranging blog post, creator Scott Cawthon shared status updates on numerous Five Nights projects i...   read
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  Watch Video There's been a slight but much-appreciated resurgence in theme park simulation titles over the past couple years. One highlight is Parkitect, a game that feels like a loving tribute to the original RollerCoaster Tycoon and it...   read

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  Watch Video It's never too late for an overlooked gem like Sunset Overdrive to find a home on a new platform. Four years later, Insomniac's high-octane traversal-centric shooter is destined for PC. We're still awaiting the official annou...   read

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PlayStation's Black Friday deals sure seem like a safe bet. On the hardware front, Sony is offering a $200 1TB standard PS4 bundle with Spider-Man, a $200 PlayStation VR bundle with Moss and Astro Bot Rescue Mission, and $40 ...   read

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  Watch Video Microsoft just wrapped X018, its "celebration of all things Xbox." What went down? A lot of crowd cheering, an on-stage selfie with Square Enix's Shinji Hashimoto, and a release date for Crackdown 3. While much of the show's ...   read

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  Watch Video Have you had your fill of Sea of Thieves' low-key and leisurely ways? I don't blame you. Rare's next major content update might just pull us out of retirement for the thrill of sweet competition. Dubbed The Arena, the upcomin...   read

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  Watch Video Announced at Microsoft's X018 event, the upcoming sci-fi strategy shooter Void Bastards looks like a graphic novel brought to life. It's love at first sight, and if it plays as well as it looks, it'll be a treat. The game is...   read
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Blizzard has officially given Overwatch players a heads-up warning that when the next big patch rolls out, they'll need to reinstall the game. In the age of bandwidth caps, it's an annoyance, to be sure. "The next major patch...   read

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  Watch Video We're approaching the end of the year, but gaming news isn't slowing down yet. Nintendo continues to hold regularly scheduled Direct presentations. We just had a particularly eventful BlizzCon showing last week. There's no Pl...   read

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  Watch Video How do you modernize an icon like Tetris? Simple: You leave the mechanics alone! Tetris Effect is the same perfect puzzling we know and love, but so much care has gone into enhancing every other facet of the experience. It's ...   read
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  Watch Video After an immensely successful run on PC, the virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber is coming to PlayStation VR on November 20, 2018. Using dual swords, players slash incoming blocks that are synced to the beat of the music. ...   read

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  Watch Video Following his extensive work digging up unused enemies and a scrapped time-of-day mechanic, Lance McDonald has discovered another Bloodborne boss that didn't make the cut. I'm of two minds. On the one hand, we can never have...   read

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8BitDo continues to work its magic for Nintendo Switch owners. The company's latest product, the Gbros. Wireless Adapter, will let you make good use of your GameCube controllers on Switch. While the accessory is targeted at ...   read
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There's going to be one final play session for the Fallout 76 beta, but after tomorrow, Bethesda will pack everything up until the game properly launches on November 14. Given the drastic shift to a multiplayer-centric design...   read

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Trying to keep track of every last Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 video game adaptation can feel like a part-time job. There's just so dang many of them, even if you cut out the middling titles. This week's Humble Bundle is n...   read

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  Watch Video After months of small or otherwise inconsequential updates, Star Wars Battlefront II has begun getting some genuinely interesting content. General Grievous was a start, and this month will be even bigger with the Battle of Ge...   read
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If you've made some progress in Red Dead Redemption 2 but your camp feels strangely empty, you may be affected by a bug. Players have reported missing people after finishing Chapter 2, and they've speculated that the issue ha...   read

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  Watch Video Whenever I watch footage of Hylics 2, a self-described "recreational program with light JRPG elements," I feel like I'm peering into someone's dreams. And it's not just the lavish visuals, surreal as they most certainly are. ...   read

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  Watch Video Skatebird is a video game about a bird who skateboards in a miniature skatepark with grind rails made out of pencils stacked on top of erasers. It's coming "soon-ish" to Steam and it's too cute for words. Glass Bottom Games ...   read

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  Watch Video Following her BlizzCon debut, the newest Overwatch hero Ashe is playable today on the PTR. The Deadlock Gang leader wields a semi-automatic rifle, chucks dynamite that can be shot mid-air, has a knockback ability, and can tem...   read
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  Watch Video Salmon Run doesn't get enough love. I genuinely believe it's the best part of Splatoon 2, and I'd pay good money for a deeper spin-off game with local co-op support. The wave-based survival mode isn't the main attraction for ...   read

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  Watch Video There's another fan-made P.T. remake to add to the growing list, but unlike some of the other "inspired by" projects, this one is a surprisingly accurate recreation of the cherished PS4 game. It's available as a free downlo...   read

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  Watch Video Media Molecule's creation game Dreams is intricate and expressive enough that the studio was able to make an in-depth tribute to LittleBigPlanet. That may not sound impressive, but this is one of those seeing-is-believing sit...   read

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  Watch Video Diablo on mobile is going to be a dangerous prospect for some of us. Blizzard closed out its BlizzCon conference with Diablo Immortal, an action-RPG for iOS and Android that promises "authentic Diablo gameplay at your fingert...   read
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About Jordan Devoreone of us since 3:23 AM on 12.21.2008

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random.

Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickstarter.
 
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