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The Death Generator – a site that lets users swap out the text in classic video game intros, scenes, and dialogue boxes with their own silly writing – is making the rounds again on Twitter. It's fantastic. Maybe y...   read

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  Watch Video If we're ranking the toughest bosses in Bloodborne, we'll probably never reach a consensus – the perceived difficulty of a fight can vary wildly depending on your playstyle, character build, and composure. I've been thr...   read

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The ocean is fully open for business in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and if you're the type of player who genuinely enjoys cataloging every last creature (or you just can't seem to help yourself) then you'll want to go for ...   read

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  Watch Video What's next for Spiders after GreedFall? We'll find out next week during Nacon Connect. Nacon (the company formerly known as Bigben Interactive) is streaming its first-ever digital conference at 10:00 a.m. Pacific on July 7, ...   read

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  Watch Video Steam and itch.io are a haven for small, strange, experimental horror games – look no further than the outstanding Haunted PS1 Demo Disc 2020 project – but it's harder to find these experiences on consoles. Parato...   read

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Risk of Rain 2 is worth twenty bucks now, in Early Access, and the roguelike shooter will continue to be worth getting once it reaches 1.0 status and asks for more money. The eventual price? $24.99. Hopoo Games isn't quite th...   read

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Sony is handing out a free static PS4 theme in honor of PlayStation Plus turning ten years old. Is yellow your favorite color (or at least a top-three contender)? Do you have an affinity for games like BioShock, Destiny, The ...   read
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  Watch Video A color-shifting puzzle-platformer called Hue is this week's Epic Games Store freebie, and if that sounds like your sorta "finish in one sitting" jam – it got pretty good reviews, and there's colorblind support if neede...   read

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  Watch Video Can you spare some room for more fancy limited editions? Limited Run Games is counting on it. The publisher went out on a limb with its own E3-adjacent press conference a couple of years ago, and 2020 – the year of work...   read

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  Watch Video Crashing into an endless brick wall in your 2BC runs of Dead Cells? Same. I have a long way to go. Motion Twin and Evil Empire patched Dead Cells today on Steam in an attempt to refine the difficulty curve "between Boss Cells...   read

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  Watch Video I hadn't come across Recompile before, but I'm down for a "metroidvania-inspired hacking adventure" with zippy air-dashes, a "sentient virus" protagonist, and a story that branches based on play style. Recompile is planning a...   read

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  Watch Video Forget cockroaches. Worms – the Team17 multiplayer game, but also maybe the slimy little fellas too – will outlive us all. The series has been going strong for decades and a new title is on the way in 2020. Worms...   read

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  Watch Video The three-year wait for Ooblets, a game about farming crops for cash and raising a team of cute little critters, is almost over. Glumberland is starting its Early Access journey for Ooblets on Xbox One (with the Game Preview ...   read

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  Watch Video If you've wondered what a locked-down Devolver Digital press conference might look like, we're about to find out soon. The Devolver Direct 2020 broadcast is set for Saturday, July 11 at noon Pacific. This year's pre-recorded...   read

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Are you ready? Here's another streaming event to catch in this endless summer of no-E3 gaming. Bandai Namco is organizing a Play Anime Live showcase on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook with fresh looks at the publisher's "lineup...   read

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After 20 hours of lite farming, crafting, sailing, and fetch-questing, I finished Summer in Mara feeling like I'd probably never come back to mop up my final few optional questlines – at least not without updates. The g...   read
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Fortnite: Save the World hasn't felt like a typical Early Access game for a long time, but now it's official: Epic Games is stripping the kinda silly Early Access label from the premium game and slowing its pipeline of new co...   read

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  Watch Video July 22 is bound to be the biggest day of the year for Dreams since launch. That's when Media Molecule is releasing a free update to add PlayStation VR support including "tutorials, how-tos, and kits to get you started when c...   read

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I'm not usually in the market for Limited Run Games' physical releases, but I enjoy seeing what they put together for older games I have a history with. What can I say? I'm a perpetual window shopper. Star Wars Episode I: Rac...   read
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  Watch Video With tonight's Season Four update going live at 11:00 p.m. Pacific, Call of Duty: Warzone is somehow squeezing 50 more players into Verdansk, bumping the player count for Battle Royale Quads up to 200. (That's your cue to ma...   read
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  Watch Video In a silly video uploaded today, GungHo Online teased "a new title" from the team behind Let it Die. Uncle Death, the game's mascot, recently went missing. The team tracked him down to "some creepy basement" only to find him...   read

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After surfacing in October 2018 with promising yet far-from-finished leaked footage, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's open-world Harry Potter RPG has stayed out of sight. The publisher still hasn't announced the game ...   read

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  Watch Video Among Trees has some of the prettiest sunrises and sunsets I've ever seen in a video game. I'm not sure how in the mood everyone is for another Early Access survival game right now, especially one as unfinished as Among Trees...   read
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I didn't expect to be playing Torchlight III so soon, and definitely not in Early Access, but here we are. Well, here some of us are. After a surprise release over the weekend, the dust has settled. It's playable. One glance ...   read
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  Watch Video It was a struggle to get a full group together for the original Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles on GameCube, but Square Enix is putting a lot of thoughtful features into the upcoming Remastered Edition that'll make co-op gat...   read
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  Watch Video After a recent delay to fall 2020, Supermassive has a new seven-minute gameplay video for The Dark Pictures: Little Hope, its latest choice-based horror adventure following Man of Medan and Until Dawn. Straight up, this isn'...   read

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I admire the heck out of Vblank Entertainment's passion for porting games to outdated platforms. We got an early heads-up about the developer's latest experiment thanks to an ESRB listing, but now it's official: Shakedown: Ha...   read
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  Watch Video Wait, what? Hellraid, an unreleased Techland game about slicing and dicing skeletons, is going to see the light of day in Dying Light, the studio's unstoppable, still-hanging-in-there zombie title from 2015. Dying Light - He...   read

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  Watch Video A couple of weeks into its Steam Early Access run, Torchlight III is readying its first big update. On June 30, Echtra plans to add Torchlight III's "third and final act" (Echonok mountains), the Contracts system (and Fame), ...   read
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  Watch Video We like weird games, and Overlook Trail, a "surrealistic dream exploration" adventure, fits the bill. I can't remember the last time I strolled through someone's giant throat, over their squishy tongue, past their teeth, and...   read

 

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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