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Weekend Deals: Civilization: Beyond Earth and BF4 Premium

Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Spot something we didn't see? Let us know in the comments. 4X fans know this already (in fact, they're probably not around to read this), but for those unaware, Civilization: Beyond Earth launched earlier today on the PC. Show More Summary

Review: Dreamfall Chapters Book One

It wasn't surprising to hear that the long-awaited Dreamfall Chapters would be split into separate episodes -- it's in the name, really. Episodic adventure games are well established now, so in my mind, separating a new Dreamfall game...Show More Summary

Oh, so that's how PlayStation 4 Share Play works

I had a general idea of what Share Play for PlayStation 4 was but this video summarizes the feature well. The main draw is that with a PlayStation Plus membership, you can share a game with a friend, for an hour at a time, and they don't...Show More Summary

HD port of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas coming to Xbox 360 on Sunday

Earlier this week, a list of Achievements for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas made the rounds and Rockstar has since confirmed that, yes, the game is getting a new release on Xbox 360. The title had been playable under the Xbox Originals banner, but that version is no longer available for new players to buy and download. Show More Summary

Life is beautiful: Deadly Premonition for PC discounted to $2.49

Word has gotten out about Swery65's cult classic Deadly Premonition in the years since Jim Sterling's memorable review, but there are many people who wrote it off or otherwise missed out. This might help. Rising Star Games has discounted the Director's Cut to $2.49 on Steam. That's 90 percent off, now through October 27. Show More Summary

More Slugcat gifs? More Slugcat gifs

What's that? You didn't get enough Rain World gifs this week? What's that? Timmy is trapped in a well, rehabbing from that awkward back spasm in mop up? What's that? Old Man Tim is going to be lights out tonight in his stead? What's that? You want to see pictures of my dog. Show More Summary

Review: Mind Zero

At a glance, it's easy to look at Mind Zero and compare it to the Persona series given its art style and the narrative advertised within early trailers and promotional materials. And you wouldn't be incorrect in declaring that it borrows...Show More Summary

There are just too many assassins in the new AC Unity TV ad

The new Assassin's Creed Unity television spot sheds a few tears, but it sheds way more blood. That's what happens when it figuratively rains assassins in the streets, from the roofs, and through the windows. Sometimes it takes a flood to spark a revolution.

100% Series Retrospective: Diablo

Things have been crazy at Destructoid since I became the Reviews Director. On my first week, I had to tackle a new Ratchet & Clank, Super Mario 3D World, and three other games. It hasn't let up after that, and as a result, I haven'tShow More Summary

Nintendo has kids explain amiibo figures in Super Smash Bros.

I made it to the closeup of Mario's face, roughly a minute in, before deciding that I needed to share this ridiculous video in which a boy buys an amiibo for Super Smash Bros. to impress a girl. Kyle says it's the worst thing ever, but I disagree if for no other reason than it helped me to better understand the in-game appeal of these toys. Show More Summary

I want The Tomorrow Children yesterday!

Cinematography, lighting, and geometry. Those are three visual aspects that Q-Games really focused on in The Tomorrow Children by taking advantage of the power of the PS4. That's how it's creating that unique and gorgeous look. Q-Games...Show More Summary

'Time is literally running out': Lengthy look at Quantum Break

Have we even seen this much Quantum Break gameplay? The half television show, half videogame from the developers of Max Payne and Alan Wake is coming to Xbox One next year. Everything about this is hokey and trite, a Marvel comic in a leather jacket ensconced button up with less color. Show More Summary

Beating Spelunky on a dance pad is quite the remarkable feat

Spelunky players are always finding new and interesting ways to torture themselves. Let's face it -- besting Spelunky's unforgiving randomly generated mazes is an accomplishment unto itself. Learning to do it with your feet is a completely...Show More Summary

I'm happy a game like Shelter 2 can exist

Badgers were cute in Shelter, but I prefer the lynxes of Shelter 2 -- still adorable and higher up on the food chain. This is a survival game in which you begin as a pregnant lynx, a first for the medium, I'm sure. You'll make a den, protect your young, and hunt prey in an open wilderness. Enough stalling, though -- watch this lovely trailer. Show More Summary

Friday Night Fights: Witch time!

Happy Friday! I almost can't believe that it's actually here. Bayonetta 2, a game that nobody thought we'd ever see, has officially launched here in the states for the Wii U. After playing through the demo almost a dozen times, my excitement...Show More Summary

LISA the RPG stuck in Greenlight limbo, releases badass new trailer

[Disclosure: LISA contains characters based on past and present Destructoid employees.] I've seen a lot of Kickstarter projects during the last few years. Some make it, some don't. A rare few manage to stick with me, though. These are...Show More Summary

Treat for Sony fans: PlayStation gets temporary Costume Quest 2 exclusivity

This ain't no trick -- things are lookin' pretty sweet for PlayStation owners that want to do battle with some Grubbins just in time for Halloween. Sony's announced that it has a temporary console exclusive for Costume Quest 2 on PS3 and PS4. Show More Summary

Review: Fantasy Life

One of the biggest gripes I hear from friends interested in but hesitant to play Japanese role-playing games is that they're too "complicated." It's a sentiment I've never understood; several take great pains to be accessible and enjoyable to a wide variety of players. Show More Summary

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