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Rage 2 Looks Like a Great Id Game, But What About Its Open World?

Rage 2 is an Id shooter alright. The furious-bordering-on-ridiculous pace, the bulging, oversized guns, that blood-spattered feedback designed to keep you pushing, pushing, pushing. Even the noise of it feels right. The soundtrack has the industrial pound of Doom 2016, newly augmented with ringing synths, and every gun I try…

Nintendo Talks About the Six Big Switch Games Missing from E3 2018

Nintendo’s E3 2018 showing was brimming with amazing games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and Pokemon Let’s Go. However, there were a handful of notable franchises that were nowhere to be found during the show. Everything from Metroid Prime 4 to Yoshi, and even Animal Crossing…

The Drastic and Unexpected Changes Coming to Battlefield 5

Recently, I ransacked the IGN game library for physical copies of every Battlefield going all the way back to 1942. As I worked my way through the series, a pattern began to emerge: for every innovative entry there was an iterative one. For every Battlefield 2, there was a Battlefield…

Destiny 2 Update 1.2.3’s Exotic Armor Changes Revealed

As revealed in its Destiny 2 roadmap earlier this month, Bungie is making further changes to the game’s exotic armor with upcoming patch 1.2.3. The developer has now provided some details, which you can find below. These changes are in addition to existing benefits unless noted otherwise. Hunter Lucky Raspberry…

Saudi Heiress Pullum Purna Teased for Fighting EX Layer

Street Fighter EX‘s Saudi heiress, Pullum Purna, may be joining Fighting EX Layer‘s roster, if a tweet by Arika’s Ichiro Mihara is anything to go by. In a message thanking a fighting game tournament’s organizers for facilitating Fighting EX Layer‘s participation next week, Mihara posted a screenshot of Pullum Purna with the…

Why I play: Football games

[Despite being one of the best selling series in gaming history, FIFA and other football games tend to get the snub from a good portion of video game fans. Seeing that we are right in the middle of the World Cup right now, this is a nice look into what…

Which Overwatch hero should get their own stand-alone game?

This would have been a good weekly Destructoid Discusses topic three weeks ago. Three weeks ago, we were in the throes of the Overwatch second anniversary celebration. Three weeks ago, I was sitting squarely at level 10. Today, I’m level 55 and counting. Overwatch is one addictive-ass game. Still, this would have…