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Steam's summer sale is coming June 11

On a dark, humid night, you hear it. Slowly, it creeps towards you – clink. Clink. Clink. It sounds inhuman. You close your eyes, hoping the thing won’t find you… but it does. It always does. You can feel its ice cold breath on the back of your neck, its seering gaze burning in to your skull. Show More Summary

Greed Monger's cancelled after raising $100k

Here’s a fun gamedev fact for you: making an MMO is a long, hard, and expensive task that will generally end in failure and misery for everyone involved. If huge companies like BioWare can screw it up, it’s probably not a good idea for...Show More Summary

Tonight we paint the town orange in Splatoon live on Twitch

Tonight the game you've all been waiting for releases at midnight, Splatoon. I'm so darned excited I'm sitting here dripping ink in anticipation, because I'm a squid now. Join me tonight as I kid and squid it up on my journey to become the eSports champion of Splatoon. The stream goes live just before midnight ET / 9p.m. Show More Summary

Surprise! Adventures of Pip bumped up to June 4, 2015

Breaking News! I just received a top secret communique via the World Wide Web that reads as follows ~ "Due to popular demand & the magic of @NintendoAmerica, Adventures of Pip will launch on #WiiU early: June 4!" Destructoid is the first...Show More Summary

Amazon announces timed amiibo Wave 4 and Splatoon availability for tomorrow

Amazon has announced its plans for Super Smash Bros. Wave 4 and Splatoon amiibo, just under 24 hours from release. The company shared a list of time windows for when each amiibo will become available. During each window, the amiibo will be on sale starting at a random time. Show More Summary

Why yes, I would like an NES Zapper in Splatoon

This supposed image of the Prima strategy guide for Splatoon shows some curious weapons including, oh my god, NES Zappers. The names even reflect the light guns' release years! Is this stuff real? One of the weapons, the Inkbrush, is definitely legitimate. Show More Summary

Brilliant puzzle roguelike Desktop Dungeons now portable

With Desktop Dungeons now available for iPad and Android tablets, I can easily see it becoming an obsession all over again. This is $10, straight up; no in-app purchases, no bullshit. The Enhanced Edition's daily challenges and Chemist...Show More Summary

Humble is bundling Relic's Warhammer 40,000 and Company of Heroes games

There's a lot to love in this Humble Weekly Bundle of Relic games, but I have to give a special shout out to Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine. Years later, I'm still amazed it turned out as well as it did. Satisfying shooting, melee, and...Show More Summary

NCSOFT ready to get some of that mobile money

Whether we like it or not, mobile gaming has become huge. And for a publisher like NCSOFT that has long been an exclusive MMO provider, the company is making the smart move of shifting some of those dying genre resources over to a platform...Show More Summary

Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser invades Steam next week

A blast of '70s-inspired action is bombarding Steam next week in Supercharged Robot Vulkaiser. Announced for a western release nearly two years ago, the mecha shooter from doujin studio Astro Port (Gigantic Army) is finally launching...Show More Summary

Halt and Catch Fire explores the early days of online gaming

In case you couldn't tell, the 1980s is having a bit of comeback. With so many games and films (Kung Fury is out today!) seeking to emulate the vibrant and lively era, there's plenty of people out there feeling nostalgic for the '80s. Show More Summary

Your ghosts come back to haunt you (literally!) in Extreme Exorcism

You know that great feeling in life when you've fucked up? Maybe it's immediate, like when you drop your iPhone or accidentally dismember and decapitate your neighbor and dump his body piecemeal into the ocean. Maybe it's that gnawing, years of having fucked up. Show More Summary

22 (probably) games that are way harder than Dark Souls

"Prepare to die," Dark Souls warns, flashlight under face, as if 30 years of video games hasn't already prepared me. "I'm not a masochist," people say, letting six years of Souls pass from afar, like they're looking out a train window at a neighborhood they dare not stop in. "I played this game, which makes me good and not bad. Show More Summary

Ubisoft: No second screen experience for Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Plenty of publishers are high on the second screen experience, but Ubisoft's coming down from that -- well, at least a little. The next installment in the Assassin's Creed franchise won't come paired with a companion app of any sort. According...Show More Summary

Review: Hatred

When Hatred debuted, I pretty much kept quiet. No one can really win in that situation, when the explosion of opposing viewpoints was at its loudest. I decided to wait until the finished product was out and play it for myself, to see...Show More Summary

Latest Arkham Knight video proves Batman always gets his way

As a direct follow-up to the "Officer Down" video, WB's posted another seven-minute long Arkham Knight gameplay video detailing what Batman does best. There's some information gained via duress, a smooth 55x combat combo, and a slick Batmobile driving sequence. After strapping Poison Ivy into the car, Batman's basically living a Lana Del Rey song. Show More Summary

Nintendo Download: Mega Man May concludes with Battle Network 4 and Zero 3

It's a great week for Wii U owners, with Splatoon arriving tomorrow on the eShop and at retail. You'll also find both the Blue Moon and Red Sun versions of Mega Man Battle Network 4 on the Virtual Console, in addition to a Don't Starve Wii U port, and Baila Latino. Show More Summary

We could use more racing games like Power Drive 2000

Racing games have flattened. There are still kart racers and there are still realistic racers (with mild middle ground for realistic-looking arcade racers, like Forza Horizon) and that's it. Why? Where are the horse racers and Wipeouts...Show More Summary

Terraria 1.3 has mine carts and a release date: June 30

Every time a new Terraria update trailer comes out, I find myself watching and rewatching it to try to pick out things that are new. The most obvious one in this 1.3 trailer is the mine cart. Now that it's here, it surprises me that it has taken so long. Show More Summary

Massive Chalice and Just Cause 2 highlight June's Games with Gold

June is almost upon us, and as is tradition, it'll be quite a busy month in the video game world. E3's set to take place in just a few weeks, at which point we'll get a ton of news about upcoming titles. It's like your birthday, but without all the crying and disappointment. Show More Summary

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