Destructoid
17h00 15  janvier
I have never seen Luigi so utterly disrespected like this
Look, weíre all in agreement that itís still the Year of Luigi right? Despite the extension from 2013 to 2014, Iíve kind of just assumed that it was indefinite. So why do they have to do my player-two boy like this? As a reader has pointed out, several retailers have new box art for Super...
16h30 15  janvier
Games with Gold is serving up Dead Rising and Breakdown, so get íem while you can
Just a quick Friday afternoon reminder before the weekend gets here: you can now grab Dead Rising and Breakdown for free on Xbox through Games with Gold. The promo just popped up today. Most of us have played Dead Rising before, and many of us adore the original in ways that the later entries -...
16h00 15  janvier
505 Games acquires Puzzle Quest developer Infinity Plus Two
505 Games has expanded its portfolio of business ventures this week, with the news that - via parent company Digital Bros - the publisher has purchased mobile gaming studio Infinity Plus Two, best known for its work on popular gem stackers Puzzle Quest and Gems of War. Based in Melbourne,...
15h30 15  janvier
Moving Out flips the script with a free Moving In mode
Moving Out has slipped into the overlooked recesses of my Switch library, but the Moving In update - coming soon to PC and consoles - will likely bump the co-op game to the front of my home screen. Up until now, Moving Out has been about haphazardly clearing out rooms and throwing peopleís stuff...
15h00 15  janvier
Hitman 3 on PC wonít let players bring over their old levels from Steam for free
IO Interactive shared a huge pre-launch guide for Hitman 3 today, and if youíre planning to get the game on any platform - whether itís next week at launch or months later - the article is worth reading to see how your Hitman 1 and 2 progress and unlocks will carry over. If you own the prior games...
14h30 15  janvier
Nioh 2 is giving out armor that lets you dress up as a catgirl or a golden god
A huge part of Nioh 2 is looking your absolute demon-slaying best, and Team Ninja has a pair of limited-time bonus armor sets - one golden, one... feline - that youíll want to check out next month. As PlayStation noted on Twitter, all Nioh 2 players will be able to claim the Ornate Gold Armor...
14h00 15  janvier
Hitman 3: Cloud Version will sneak onto Nintendo Switch January 20
IO Interactive has announced the cloud-streamed edition of stealth sequel Hitman 3 will be made available on Nintendo Switch on January 20, day-and-date with its PC, PlayStation, and Xbox brethren. Hitman 3: Cloud Version, as the title suggests, allows Switch players to enter Agent 47ís dangerous ...
13h30 15  janvier
Ghosts ín Goblins Resurrection is starting to grow on me
The more I see of Ghosts ín Goblins Resurrection, the more its storybook aesthetic is growing on me. The overall look of this new Nintendo Switch game caught me way off guard at first - especially in such a fast-moving trailer - but now that itís had more time to simmer, Iím finding it far less...
13h00 15  janvier
Dark FMV mystery Erica is now available on iOS
If you havenít checked out Flavourworksí interactive live-action mystery Erica, then you can now take her dark journey with you on the bus, to the supermarket, or even to the bathroom, thanks to this brand new mobile port, available right now on iOS platforms. Originally released for PS4 in the...
12h30 15  janvier
Capcom, who rarely shuts down fan games, asks Rockman EXE fan project to cease operations
When I report on a fan game getting shut down, I often see that many people are quick to say well duh, of course. But thatís not necessarily the case with several publishers. Both Capcom and Sega have historically been welcoming of fan games, even going so far as to embrace them officially or...
12h00 15  janvier
Tekken 7 team continues to push for online fight fluidity
Perhaps no genre of gaming has been scuppered worse by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic than fighting games. 2020 saw practically an entire year of tournaments and events canceled on local, national, and international levels. Once the honeymoon period is over, fighting games essentially live or die by...
11h30 15  janvier
Like most MOBAs, it looks like Pokemon Unite is predictably getting skins
Pokemon Unite is a Tencent MOBA. So we kinda knew it would be heavily monetized from the get-go. But thanks to a leak from Centro Pokemon (assuredly from the current closed testing period), we have more of an idea of what that actually entails. So what do we have here? Well it looks...
11h00 15  janvier
Persona 5 Strikers gets set to launch an all-out attack February 23
Itís been too long since we got to hang with the cool kids of Shujin Academy. Joker, Makoto, Ann, Ryuji, and Haru - not forgetting Futaba, Yusuke, and Morgana, are The Phantom Thieves, heroes of 2016 hit Persona 5 and now set to return in Koei Tecmoís hyperactive hack íní slash adventure Persona...
10h30 15  janvier
The relatively new Torchlight III is now on Xbox Game Pass
The time has come for Torchlight III to take its rightful place in Xbox Game Pass land. As was announced several weeks ago, the Perfect World Entertainment threequel is now available on the Game Pass cloud PC console service, hitting the trifecta (appropriate ). As you may recall Torchlight...
10h00 15  janvier
Mortal Kombat movie finally reveals first images and plot details
After a long wait, Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema have finally released images and plot details concerning the upcoming cinematic adaptation of NetherRealm Studiosí bloodthirsty fighter Mortal Kombat. The new images - first revealed by Entertainment Weekly - give fans their first look at the new...
09h30 15  janvier
Hereís where to find all five Super Mario 3D World Bowserís Fury stickers and net 100 easy Platinum Points
Super Mario 3D World Bowserís Fury is nearly here. But before that launches, you can grab some quick My Nintendo Platinum Points for the newly minted physical rewards, and complete a mission for the new pin set in the process. Read more...
08h30 15  janvier
Rumor: Game Freak could announce Pokemon Diamond and Pearl remakes on Pokemon Day
Weíre nearly through the remake-verse, as it were, with mainline Pokemon generations: if this rumored project comes to fruition (it probably will one day, the real question is whether or not itís this year). Weíve trekked through Red, Blue, Gold, Silver, Ruby, and Sapphire all over again,...
07h45 15  janvier
Axiom Verge gets randomizer mode in new PC update
Hereís fun. Axiom Verge, the beloved metroidvania from indie developer Thomas Happ has received a brand new update, some six years after the gameís initial launch. The update offers PC players a new randomizer option, allowing even the most hardened fans the opportunity to explore the alien world...
03h30 15  janvier
Nintendo slaps Game & Watch hacker with YouTube copyright claims
Nintendo has blocked videos of a modder who successfully hacked his Game & Watch handheld to enable it to play several other titles. Two videos on YouTube were made unavailable after the publisher levied copyright claims at the channel in question. Said account belongs to modder Stacksmashing...
17h00 14  janvier
Bloodstainedís Classic Mode is fun for an afternoon
Itís been great having continued reasons to revisit Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, especially as of late. Iíve been on a real Castlevania kick with the Game Boy Advance lineup and the perennial Symphony of the Night. The latest free content update for Bloodstained, Classic Mode, has far more of...
16h30 14  janvier
Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator is a fun idea for a video game
Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator - itís all there in the title. This game is exactly what you think. I appreciate Strange Scaffoldís willingness to come up with an outlandish premise and call it like it is. When this point-and-click game comes to Steam in 2021 (and possibly also consoles if...
16h00 14  janvier
UK Pokemon GO player busted after driving 14 miles during lockdown
As you may or may not be aware, Britain is currently in its third lockdown, due to the nationís inability to keep the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic under even the most rudimentary control. Despite the climbing numbers, and efforts from authorities to keep Brits indoors, rules are being frequently...
15h30 14  janvier
Star Wars Battlefront II is worth grabbing while itís free on PC
Itís worth jumping through a quick hoop to claim a free copy of Star Wars Battlefront II right now. The Epic Games Store is giving out the (usually 40) Celebration Edition of the game until Thursday, January 21, so even if you already have the base edition on Origin, you may want to claim this...
15h00 14  janvier
Guilty Gear Strive will get you ready to rock with in-depth tutorial mode
Though an incredibly satisfying and engaging experience, Guilty Gear has always appeared a little complex and impenetrable to newcomers. Anyone leaping into battle hoping the bread-and-butter tactics from titles such as Street Fighter will carry them to victory often find themselves struggling with...
14h30 14  janvier
Riders Republic bumped from February to ílater this yearí
Weíre only two weeks into 2021 and publishers are already ripping off the delay Band-Aid. We havenít seen or heard much from Riders Republic - just enough that itís on the radar for Steep fans and people who wanted to like that game but couldnít quite get there for whatever reason. With that in...
14h15 14  janvier
Take-Two Interactive officially pulls purchase bid for Codemasters
Take-Two Interactive has announced that the time has officially lapsed on its bid for UK studio Codemasters and as such is no longer pursuing its plan of action to purchase the developer. Take-Two - who already owns major developers Rockstar and 2K Games - put in a purchase offer for racing game...
13h50 14  janvier
You can get an official set of real life Smash Bros. envelopes now on My Nintendo
My Nintendo is opening the physical product flood gates again: and I think some fans are going to dig whatís on offer, even if itís yet another stationary item. Yep, itís none other than the iconic invitations themselves, as you can pick up Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Invitation Greeting Card Sets...
13h30 14  janvier
Nintendo Switchís New Year eShop sale has some fantastic games up for grabs
Thereís no shortage of worthwhile games on Nintendo Switch, itís just a matter of swooping in at the right time to get the most bang for your buck. For some of you, the eShopís New Year Sale will be it. A Short Hike ( 6.39) ARMS ( 41.99) Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 ( 9.74) BOXBOY ...
13h00 14  janvier
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War teases new Zombies map íFirebase Zí coming February 4
January 15 is 115 Day in the Call of Duty universe - a date that references the sinister Element 115 that causes the reanimation of the dead in popular side-mode Zombies. Typically, the day is known to bring new reveals and content for CoDís deep-lore adventure, and Treyarch is already setting...
12h30 14  janvier
New Nintendo tweet implies Bowserís Fury is playable right away
Yesterday, we learned a whole lot about the next big Nintendo Switch title: Super Mario 3D World Bowserís Fury. Due out in the middle of February, this game is actually part re-release (with a few bells and whistles like online co-op) and partly new. That latter bit is the Bowserís Fury ...
12h00 14  janvier
Surreal live-action trailer sets the stage for The Medium
We are just a fortnight away from the launch of the unnerving horror adventure The Medium. In order to give the willies to those looking forward to Bloober Teamís newest foray into the darker side of reality, the publisher has released an ambitious live-action trailer, ahead of The Mediumís January...
11h30 14  janvier
Nintendo Download: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game - Complete Edition
This is not a drill folks: we are seemingly back on track with big Switch releases. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game - Complete Edition is a big one, which is Switch-bound today (and other platforms). Hitman 3 will arrive soon enough on Switch too, hitting the eShop next week on January...
10h47 14  janvier
Resident Evil Showcase on January 21 will include new Village trailer and mystery beta news
Capcom has announced that it will broadcast a special Resident Evil Showcase live stream on January 21. The stream will feature a new trailer for the upcoming Resident Evil Village, as well as brand new gameplay footage, and much more pertaining to the Resident Evil franchise. Perhaps most...
10h30 14  janvier
Sucker Punch job listing hints at a possible Ghost of Tsushima 2
Itís safe to say that Ghost of Tsushima has been a resounding success in just about every respect. Itís become a critic and fan favorite of this past generation; and it sold well. Whatís not to like, when youíre Sony? Thatís exactly why we might be seeing more of it. After all, Sucker Punch...
10h00 14  janvier
Huge bug-busting update sails into Assassinís Creed Valhalla
Ubisoftís pillaginí and plunderiní adventure Assassinís Creed Valhalla will receive a new update today, bringing a huge list of fixes and tweaks to make for smooth sailing for Eivor and their clan of Nordic invaders. Update 1.1.1 - which will roll out imminently on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC -...
09h00 14  janvier
Scott Pilgrimís Bryan Lee OíMalley will join Limited Run Games for a celebratory launch stream tonight
Itís been a very long wait, but today finally sees the much-requested re-release of Ubisoftís pixelated brawler Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game, based upon the wry, retro-loving comic series and, by proxy, the Edgar Wright-directed movie, all of which released back in 2010. In order to...
07h26 14  janvier
The new Pokemon Snap finally has a release date: the end of April
Nintendo and Nintendo adjacent studios, stop putting New at the front of every title you can. I know itís easy, and cute But Pokemon Snap 2 or Pokemon Snap Safari would have worked too. Wait, did you forget that weíre getting a Pokemon Snap sequel? I wouldnít blame you, as it was...
05h00 14  janvier
Super Nintendo World opening postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions
Universal Studios Japan has announced that it will postpone the opening of its Super Nintendo World theme park. Yesterday saw Osaka - alongside 10 other prefectures of Japan - placed into a state of emergency following a surge of COVID-19 infections, which has halted Universal Studiosí plans to...
03h00 14  janvier
Sonic the Hedgehog joins Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 today in free update
In an awesome bit of news for block-busting fans, Sega has announced a free update for its colorful puzzle title Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, adding new modes and stages alongside four playable characters including the blue blur himself - Sonic the Hedgehog. The update, which will go live on all platforms...
18h30 13  janvier
Giveaway: Take a beta key for zero-G space shooter Boundary
Weíve got beta keys for upcoming zero gravity space shooter Boundary to give away -- come take one In space, no one can hear you scream. Or puke. Thatís definitely what Iíd do Floating around with no concept of up, down, left, or right makes me really dizzy, and the trailer for this one confirms...
18h00 13  janvier
Iím so glad Bowserís Fury has two-player co-op
Yesterdayís trailer for Super Mario 3D World Bowserís Fury looked fantastic - you almost couldíve fooled me into thinking the new cat-filled zone was a DLC world for Super Mario Odyssey - but the glimpse we got left us with plenty of room for hopeful speculation. (Partially by design, Iím sure.) ...
17h00 13  janvier
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was updated so completionists can unlock online achievements and trophies
Thereís a creeping sense of dread for any game with online-only modes, unlockable content, or achievements and trophies. Itís a matter of time before time runs out and theyíre no longer accessible. Itís a common-enough occurrence that developers need to include failsafes as much as possible. ...
16h05 13  janvier
Cyberpunk 2077 got an apology video from the co-founder of CD Projekt
Iím not sure how ready you all are to hear apologies for the sad state of Cyberpunk 2077 at launch - particularly on old-generation consoles - but CD Projekt co-founder Marcin IwiŇ ski has a message. The studio also posted an updated FAQ covering a range of topics like what went wrong with the...
15h30 13  janvier
You can get five crowns in Fall Guys for sharing your take on the future of the game
If youíre in the mood for easy crowns in Fall Guys (who isnít?) and you can spare several minutes to fill out a survey about the state of the game and future seasons, Mediatonic would like a quick word. The developer is currently running a survey that Fall Guys players can fill out to earn five...
15h00 13  janvier
BlazBlue Alternative: Dark War is an RPG Visual Novel prequel for mobile
Fans of the storied and complex history of anime fighting franchise BlazBlue will soon have a whole new chapter of intricate lore and backstory to sift through, as publisher Arc System Works has announced RPG Visual Novel title BlazBlue Alternative: Darkwar, which is headed to mobile platforms in...
14h30 13  janvier
30XX is coming to Steam Early Access on February 17 and Mega Man X fans should jot down that date
Batterystaple Games is back with more not-quite-Mega Man-but-close-enough vibes. Following in the footsteps of the action-platformer roguelike 20XX, the studio is releasing the sequel, 30XX, on Steam Early Access on February 17, 2021. If you adore Mega Man X and or Zero, looky here. 30XX has...
14h00 13  janvier
The world sure loved tweeting about video games in 2020
In 2020, Twitter was absolutely awash with tweets related to gaming. According to the social media website, There were more than two billion tweets posted related to video games and video gaming, a year-on-year increase of 75%, with a 49% rise in gaming-related accounts. From a global standpoint,...
13h30 13  janvier
Scott Pilgrim soundtrack vinyl re-release available at Limited Run Games
One of the key ingredients that makes missing-in-action brawler Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game so compelling is its brilliant soundtrack. Composed by American chiptune artists Anamanaguchi, the OST is chock full of hard-rockiní tunes, blending the classic sounds of the arcade with modern...
13h00 13  janvier
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin developer has no DLC plans, but hopes to make a sequel
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin might have had a fairly quiet release, but that doesnít mean it didnít find its fair share of fans, bewitched by the cute of a troublesome harvest goddess and her efforts to feed and defend a ramshackle island. Unfortunately, it doesnít seem as if Sakunaís journey will be...
12h30 13  janvier
Super Mario 3D World Bowserís Fury clocks in at a breezy low 2.9GB
The time has come to gather around for the great file size discussion. That moment when you think OK, Iím getting this huge first-party Nintendo release, do I need to clear out some stuff? In this case, likely not. As revealed by the updated Super Mario 3D World Bowserís Fury game page...