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Mods appear so infrequently in console games that whenever they do pop up, I feel like a quick little shout-out of encouragement is in order. This time, we're talking Cities: Skylines -- the Xbox One version is getting its fi...   read
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  Watch Video "What even is this game?" That was my initial reaction to hearing about Biomutant, an open-world action-RPG from Experiment 101 and THQ Nordic. Months later, I'm still trying to process it. In Biomutant, you can customize you...   read

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  Watch Video As promised, Grey Box has revisited the less-than-stellar Nintendo Switch version of Rime. Today's update offers significant improvements for last year's puzzle-adventure title, from crisper visuals and better textures to a l...   read
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  Watch Video Dogs are the greatest. Big, small, fluffy, floppy -- it doesn't matter. They fill my heart with pure joy, and there's a cordoned-off section of my mind devoted to thinking about them and how good they are. Every once in a whi...   read

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  Watch Video With a February release planned for Moss, I started wondering what was up. We're running out of days! Thankfully, Polyarc's action-adventure game about a cute little mouse doing cute little mouse stuff is, in fact, coming out...   read

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  Watch Video Sometimes, all you need is an image or a piece of artwork to decide right then and there that you need to follow a game. That's exactly how it went down for me with Liar Princess and the Blind Prince, an upcoming PS4, PS Vita...   read

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  Watch Video The Metal Gear Survive open beta returns today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and for this second outing, PC players can also try to make sense of the systems-heavy survival game. It's on Steam! You'll be able to play three m...   read

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The team behind the upcoming System Shock remake is in a tough spot. After raising $1.35 million in funding for the game on Kickstarter back in 2016, Nightdive Studios has now paused production. "I have put the team on a hiat...   read

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It's another flash-sale Friday on the North American PlayStation Network. What'll it be this time? This weekend's sale is light on Vita games (even more than normal, I mean), but there's a decent crop of PS3 titles. Of course...   read

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For as many PlayStation VR games as I own, so few of them are physical copies. Sometimes that's by choice (it's a lot easier to swap between games with a headset on when you don't have to change discs, and file sizes are typi...   read
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Blizzard's latest free-play event for Overwatch starts right now. You'll be able to play the team-based shooter on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One at no extra charge until Monday, February 19 at 11:59pm Pacific. (Note: You wi...   read

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  Watch Video Don't be alarmed if you start seeing Street Fighter's Ryu running around in Monster Hunter: World. Capcom added a crossover quest today that lets you play as the big-footed "Martial Artist in White." You can find the quest b...   read
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Even if you don't feel like loading up on cheap Steam games right now, it's worth popping over to the Lunar New Year Sale to see some cute dogs. They even have a plump little Sif from Dark Souls! The sale runs today through M...   read

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  Watch Video What the Golf? bills itself as "the golf game for people who don't play golf." It's spot on. One quick scroll through this gif-filled about page is all you'll need to know if this is your type of silly, experimental take on s...   read

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Every so often I remember that we're getting a remaster of Dark Souls in May and I just have to smile. In the case of the Nintendo Switch version, it's come to light (courtesy of the Australian Classification Board) that Virt...   read

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  Watch Video March 8, 2018 will be a day of slicing and dicing. That's when Fatshark's co-op action game Warhammer: Vermintide 2 will appear on PC, with the Xbox One and PS4 versions coming later. Along with the usual Skaven horde, you'll...   read

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Sony has brought back a round of discounts on PlayStation VR bundles that are worth a look. The two main bundles come with PlayStation VR 2.0, which is what you'll likely want to go for if you've held off this long. The revis...   read

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Bithell Games is bringing its robot detective text adventure Subsurface Circular to Nintendo Switch with a digital release planned for March 1, 2018. Ant Workshop is handling the port, and it'll cost $6. "Nintendo has display...   read
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Last Saturday was such a great day for competitive Overwatch. The Overwatch League held its Stage 1 Finals and as a fan of London Spitfire, there sure were some highs and lows. The team lost to New York Excelsior early in the...   read

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  Watch Video Deep Rock Galactic is a sci-fi shooter about dwarven space miners teaming up on an alien planet to punch through caves, collect minerals, and get the goods back home. As a solo experience, I probably wouldn't be super interes...   read

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  Watch Video There was a hidden first-person mode lurking in the PC version of The Evil Within 2, and sure enough, folks found out about it and figured out how to toggle it with an easy-to-use console command. It was a neat little extra f...   read

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There will be a couple more chances to play Sea of Thieves before it launches on March 20. Rare is planning to hold a "scale test" for its open-sea multiplayer pirate adventure game from Friday, February 16 at 2:00am Pacific ...   read

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  Watch Video 2008's limb-slicing sci-fi horror title Dead Space has found its way onto Origin's On the House program. For a limited time, you'll be able to add the game to your PC library for free. It's yours to keep. For an extra dash of...   read

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Soon enough, it'll be a veritable monster mash in Rainbow Six Siege. Ubisoft has been teasing the arrival of Outbreak, a limited-time cooperative mode pitting three operators against the infected in Truth or Consequences, New...   read
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  Watch Video There comes a point in Monster Hunter: World where monsters you once feared stop feeling quite so intimidating. You learn their patterns and where to stand, you craft better gear, and you gain confidence. Instead of being on ...   read

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  Watch Video 2015's endless snowboarding game Alto's Adventure is about to get a sequel, and on this next trek, we're going sandboarding. Alto's Odyssey is set in a desert, and it's a gorgeous one at that. More than just looking pretty, t...   read

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  Watch Video As much as I love virtual-reality horror, it'll be nice to have another PlayStation VR game that doesn't put me on edge. Next on the docket is Moss, an action-adventure title starring an adorable mouse named Quill. It releas...   read

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  Watch Video The Nintendo Switch version of Doom is an admirable effort, to be sure, but the port is not without its issues. One of the more annoying problems is that the audio can glitch out from time to time, as shown here. It's the typ...   read

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Epic has run through some of its update plans for Fortnite Battle Royale and one note in particular stands out: the game is getting a 60 frames-per-second mode later this month. It'll be available not just on Xbox One X and P...   read
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  Watch Video I was skeptical of Dragon Quest Builders when it was first announced, but Square Enix's take on the sandbox genre ended up hitting the mark. It's not just Minecraft through the lens of Dragon Quest as some initially feared --...   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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