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I had a good time watching Monsterum scare people

I talked yesterday about how horror games are difficult to demo at a convention; you need to block out so much noise and activity around you to be really immersed in what you're playing. Team Junkfish had no such problems as their upcoming...Show More Summary

Amplitude isn't pretty yet, but at least it works

Judging by the first gameplay video of Harmonix's reboot of Amplitude, development's coming along rather nicely but is still far from done. This prototype update for Kickstarter backers is heavy on placeholder visuals and has some incomplete...Show More Summary

Metrocide gets a developer walkthrough, Early Access coming in October

Flat Earth Games, comprised of brothers Leigh and Rohan Harris, walk us through the first few minutes of their new top-down, cyberpunk-noir, contract killing simulator, Metrocide. In the grim, futuristic world of Metrocide, your objective is simple: raise enough money to escape the city, one zone at a time. Show More Summary

War for the Overworld is the Dungeon Keeper sequel you wanted

When the recent Dungeon Keeper mobile game was released by EA, it went down like a barrel of stinking fish; it took the core concepts of the franchise and saddled them with a freemium model that made it a chore to play. Thankfully, UK...Show More Summary

Bloodborne alpha invites for North America are going out later today

It turns out that Sony has a Bloodborne alpha planned for North America after all. This morning, invites went out for Sony Computer Entertainment European territories, and invites confirming North American participants will go out later...Show More Summary

Green Man Gaming launches publishing arm, Green Man Loaded

Awesome-ass online gaming store Green Man Gaming now has a publishing label called Green Man Loaded. They're already neck deep in the business, with contacts that reach out to every corner of gaming. So publishing makes sense. Gary Rowe,...Show More Summary

This fan-made LEGO Doom set is amazing

LEGO enthusiast Iain Heath has created a giant rendition of Doom, and it looks pretty damn masterful. He not only has a ton of details like ammo on the ground and dead imps, but he even goes as far as pixelating some of the bullets. The piece will be on display at Seattle's BrickCon in October and the Emerald City ComicCon in March 2015. Show More Summary

Dragon Quest X producer wants his game on PS4

In a fan Q&A during today's Dragon Quest X TV Niconico stream, Dragon Quest X producer Yosuke Saito was asked if Square Enix would bring the game to PlayStation 4. According to Hachima Kikou, Saito said that he wants to release the game for Sony's console, though that doesn't mean much. Show More Summary

Watch TJ Combo wrack up a 195-hit combo in training mode

TJ Combo is an absolute beast. We knew that back in the older Killer Instinct games, and that seems to be true to this day. Fans have been experimenting with the new iteration of the character in Killer Instinct for Xbox One, and one...Show More Summary

Yes, a Tetris sci-fi movie is currently in production

Mega entertainment company Threshold Entertainment has the green light from The Tetris Company to create a live-action Tetris movie. That alone is crazy. But Larry Kasanoff and Jimmy Ienner are planning on turning the puzzle game into...Show More Summary

Get a look a Dragon Age: Inquisition's customization options

I know a lot of people that are really into creation options in games. Dragon Age Origins was partial to this ideology, as the entire point was to craft a character that you had complete control of. This new video by BioWare shows off...Show More Summary

Hyrule Warrior's first DLC pack will highlight the villain Cia

Hyrule Warriors is out, and people seem to be really digging it so far. While a lot of you may be done with the campaign and are currently working on Adventure Mode, there's still more story to come with the first DLC pack. It'll feature Cia in five story missions, detailing how she came to meet Wizzro and Volga. Show More Summary

Review: Chariot

Local cooperative play is something that's been increasingly neglected in an age of videogames that pushes online connectivity seemingly first and foremost. It's ironic that titles like Destiny are the current benchmark for social experiences, when all communication is done through a headset. Show More Summary

Thank Iwata: The Wii U has folders now!

I was running out of space to put things on my Wii U. No I don't mean storage space, I'm talking about the UI in general. With four pages of Virtual Console games to my name and two pages of eShop titles alone, I had to delete a number of things to keep my Wii U menu from going out of control. Show More Summary

Shadow of Mordor Playthough - Here's a Groug-sized portion of gameplay

[Note: I am currently in process of rendering and uploading all of the videos to the playlist. If you run out and want more, be sure to check back soon.] Max and I decided it would be a good idea to shoot a playthrough of the opening chunk of the new Tolkien-verse action game, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. Show More Summary

My favorite part of Hyrule Warriors is not at all what I was expecting

I'm only several hours into Hyrule Warriors and while there's already a lot to like here, I think I've figured out what my favorite part of the game is: a song. Specifically, "Zelda's Lullaby." It has been featured prominently in the series since A Link to the Past and this spinoff is no exception. Show More Summary

Heat Signature is already looking hot

Heat Signature was one of the games I most wanted to get my hands on at EGX. Designer Tom Francis was the guy behind Gunpoint, one of my favorites of 2013, and this next title similarly allows a great deal of player expression and freedom. Gunpoint...Show More Summary

Playing Alien: Isolation on a convention floor isn't the best idea

Demoing a game like Alien: Isolation at a convention such as EGX or PAX has always been problematic since horror works best when there's time for quieter moments between the scares. There has to be a period of tension building before...Show More Summary

Contest: Win a code for Heavy Bullets on Steam!

Heavy Bullets launched on Steam a little more than a week ago (Dtoid review coming soon!), and we've got 15 codes to hand out to lucky community members! This game looks absolutely nuts (see video above for proof), and early impressions I've seen have been very positive. Show More Summary

Robot platformer Poncho is worth backing

Whenever I've posted an article about a videogame Kickstarter, I've tried to lean on the side of titles that have either a demo as that helps ease some of the potential doubts you can have while backing a project. The team behind Poncho...Show More Summary

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