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Doom's composer explains how they created its hellish feel

Seeing sound teams work their magic is a thing of beauty. I've had the good fortune of seeing sound-proof rooms at work at a few studios, and the things they use for inspiration are pretty unreal at times. That also applies to the composer...Show More Summary

Review: The Banner Saga 2

Few games have left an impression on me like The Banner Saga. Most games finish with a bang, a giant climax where evil is vanquished, peace is returned, and victory is savored. But Banner Saga, with its tale of weary viking nomads trudging across a shattered and broken world, all presented with a stunning Don Bluth-style animation, didn’t do that. Show More Summary

'Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest' fan game has 26 levels

Sprites Inc recently had a Mega Man level creation contest, and the fruits of their labor are now available for everyone to play by way of a fan game. Dubbed Make a Good Mega Man Level Contest [The Game], there's 26 levels in tow toShow More Summary

Starbreeze acquires Payday IP, confirms Payday 3

In a release published today celebrating Payday 2's 100th balance update, Overkill Software announced that it has fully acquired the rights to the Payday franchise from publisher 505 Games. Any future installments will be the exclusive property of the developer and its parent company Starbreeze. Show More Summary

BEGIN TRANSMISSION: Pro or anti-dick flap?

Hello my fellow netizens. I was recently able to hack the private email servers of handsome video game website www.Destructoid.com and in the interest of speaking truth to power, would like to share the discourse that is shaping your news media. I hope to execute more sick hacks in the future and bring you more such dispatches. END TRANSMISSION. Read more...

Big Xbox One Memorial Day sale gives free controller, game, and $80 off

Microsoft has thrown out the big deal hammer and it's smashing through our savings window! (This sentence written by a '90s local TV ad writer). As of this morning, the Microsoft Store has select Xbox One bundles on sale for up to $80...Show More Summary

Smite is hitting PS4 tomorrow, still doesn't have Cross-Play

Ever since Microsoft opened its Cross-Play gates, I've been waiting for Sony to oblige. That would certainly help out fans of SMITE, a game that's getting a PS4 version on May 31, but cannot interact with either the PC or Xbox One editions. A...Show More Summary

Here are videos of every character-specific Achievement in Overwatch

The Achievements and Trophies in Overwatch are all significant in that Blizzard makes you earn them. That's especially true for the game's 42 character-specific tasks. Anytime you net yourself one, you've done something impressive. In...Show More Summary

Do you like passwords in games? Dragon Quest XI 3DS might have them

Dragon Quest XI is still hitting the 3DS later this year, but it might be getting one extra legacy feature from the series -- passwords. Known as "Spells of Restoration" on earlier iterations, creator Yuji Horii recently noted that he's...Show More Summary

Sci-fi and fantasy tinted 'Elex' looks pretty great on paper

Piranha Bytes, of Gothic and Risen fame (or infamy), are hard at work on Elex, an RPG that mixes elements of both sci-fi and fantasy. Featuring no class system, players can basically learn everything, and wield both past and future weaponry like harpoons or shotguns. Show More Summary

Capcom shows off what Ibuki can do in Street Fighter V

Following up on Guile's recent impact on Street Fighter V, Ibuki will be joining the fray. Since May is scheduled to get a DLC character it stands to reason that she'd be released tomorrow, and you can get a look at her moveset in the trailer below. Show More Summary

No one will ever top this sick Winston play of the game in Overwatch

Pack up and go home Winston players, no one will ever be able to top this extremely sick play of the game. Just listen at the screams of his victims. Brutal.

Cheapest Phantom Pain across all platform and more weekend deals

Some decent retail discount are happening this weekend on last year's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Until tomorrow, Best Buy has the PS4 and Xbox One console versions down to $24.99 which is a new low price. The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions are also on sale as cheap as $15. Show More Summary

Moon Hunters strikes PS4 on July 12

Moon Hunters is coming to PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe on July 12. Montréal-based indie studio Kitfox Games released the multiplayer-focused action role-playing game for PC via Steam and GOG.com back in March after a short...Show More Summary

'Don't call it a furry game and I'll be fine' Eric Blomquist, creator of Song of Seven

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes! What a cute man! Let's watch him at 2:45pm EST. Sorry we're late! Lets do it!

PS2 action game Primal returns on PS4 this week

Primal is making a comeback on PlayStation 4 this week. Sony plans to release an enhanced version of Guerrilla Cambridge's (then SCE Cambridge) 2003 action game -- which stars an increasingly-demonic young woman and her gargoyle palShow More Summary

The co-designer of Chroma Squad tried to kill Star Vikings but it wouldn't stay dead

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Not long ago on Sup Holmes, we were luck to chat with Mark...Show More Summary

Romancing SaGa 2 Vita localization in the works

The PlayStation Vita version of Romancing SaGa 2 is coming west, according to series creator Akitoshi Kawazu, who recently tweeted Saturday "we're working [on it] now" and requested patience. Hello world! We've released Romancing SaGa 2 English version on iPhone/Android. For PSVita, we're working now. Show More Summary

Sonic Runners is running out of time

Sega has announced plans to close down Sonic Runners, the first mobile game from Sonic Team. The company ceased sales of the game's premium currency, Red Star Rings, yesterday, and will close down the rest of the game on July 27 at 9am UTC. Show More Summary

Overwatch: So, what's the big deal?

Overwatch is the hottest game on the planet right now. Everyone's playing it -- everyone, including most of the Destructoid staff. So, naturally, a few of us (Jordan Devore, Zack Furness, and yours truly) got together to have a round-table...Show More Summary

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