Contest: Help Professor Lupo tame his horrible pets

Wes TacosDestructoid

We've got a contest giving away copies of Professor Lupo and His Horrible Pets -- come win one! There's nothing worse than a horrible pet. It's like, it's an animal and I love animals, but also they can really, really sometimes suck. ...

Bandai Namco’s Modern Revival ‘Galaga Wars’ Updated with Ship from ‘Galaga ’88’ as New DLC

Jared NelsonTouchArcade

One example of a retro revival done right in my eyes is Namco's Galaga Wars , which was released back in early November of 2016.

Pokémon GO new stats and Charged Attack Mechanic changes previewed

Sam O'HaraGamepur

The two new features are coming!

Ebay Hot Days: Nintendo Switch Drops To Almost $250

Jordan RaméeGameSpot

As Amazon Prime Day 2019 continues, several other outlets are also discounting their products in order to compete.

Kylo Ren Was Made For Devil May Cry 5

Luke PlunkettKotaku

Sometimes a mod is worth looking at because it’s funny, or challenges your ideas about a game. In this case, a Kylo Ren mod for Devil May Cry 5 is about finding two things that were made for each other.

Cyberpunk 2077 Lore To Be Published In a Book Called The World of Cyberpunk 2077

Prasad MoreGamer Tweak

"The World of Cyberpunk 2077" will be a book that will have the entire story behind all the characters in Cyberpunk 2077, the next project by CD Projekt RED

Randy Pitchford confirms no Borderlands 3 cross-play at launch

News by Matt Wales, ReporterEuroGamer

Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford has confirmed that Borderlands 3 will not support cross-platform play when it launches on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on 13th September, despite previously calling the feature "a pre-requisite".Cross-play chatter has surrounded Borderlands 3 pretty much since its init...

Infinity Ward Plans On Releasing Raw Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gameplay

Alex CoMP1ST

While last week’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer gameplay reveal gave us over an hour of footage, it was all via the Twitch influencers’ perspectives, which meant there were a lot of screaming, and loud trash talking, which a lot of people didn’t particularly like. Over on the Modern Warfa...

Overwatch Cheaters Are About To Get Games Automatically Shut Down

Luke PlunkettKotaku

Blizzard is currently testing a new and interesting way of dealing with cheaters in an Overwatch match: whenever cheating is detected, they’ll just automatically shut the game down, no questions asked. They call it the “next evolution of cheat detection” in the game.

Doom: Annihilation Is A Remake Of The 2016 Doom Check Out The Trailer

Prasad MoreGamer Tweak

Check out the trailer for this Doom: Annihilation movie which is a reboot of the 2016 Doom movie, let us know how you feel and about this

Jump into VR this Prime Day with the Vive Pro for just $899.99

Elizabeth HengesVG247

Getting into the world of VR gaming can be difficult and expensive. What’s the best option? Many will agree that the HTC Vive is the headset you’re looking for if you want a full, smooth experience, but the entire set can be the most expensive of all. This Prime Day, however, gives us a great …

Damascus Gear Operation Osaka Has Been Rated In Taiwan For Nintendo Switch

Alistair WongSiliconera

Siliconera has found a new rating for Damascus Gear Operation Osaka, the sequel to Damascus Gear Operation Tokyo that first released in 2017, in the Taiwanese ratings board for Nintendo Switch.

‘The Game: The Game’ Explores the Unsettling Manipulations of Male Pick-Up Artists

Joel CoutureIndie Games

Created through years of research by developer Angela Washko, The Game: The Game has you detecting and deflecting the advances of prominent ‘seduction coaches.’ Using a dating simulator/visual novel approach, you’ll be...

One very good Pokemon Funko and one very bad Pokemon Funko

Brett MakedonskiDestructoid

Would you like the good news first or the bad news first? People always pick bad news, right? Get it out of the way and go out on a high note? Okay, here goes: Funko is at it again. The toy manufacturer that makes its nut by drowning the wo...

DC Universe Reveals SDCC Posters For Doom Patrol, Swamp Thing, And More

Chris E. HaynerGameSpot

Swamp Thing, Titans, Doom Patrol, and Young Justice get beautiful San Diego Comic-Con exclusive posters.

Low Nintendo Switch storage? Amazon Prime Day has a 200gb sd for £20!

Craig McCartStarStruckGaming

If you're trying to install games, there's nothing worse than Nintendo Switch storage asking to delete stuff , grab a 200gb sd card for £20!

Cuphead Comes To SDCC


Movie News and Reviews

Kingdoms Of The Dump looks like a brilliant load of rubbish

Dominic TarasonRock Paper Shotgun

Kingdoms Of The Dump is a SNES-styled RPG in development by Roach Games, a pair of real life janitors writing what they know, with a little bit of nostalgia.

Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of Amazon Prime Day Strike

Nathan GraysonKotaku

Unless you’ve got the world’s most powerful ad blocker, you’re probably painfully aware that it’s Prime Day, a holiday that Amazon made up because it could. Deals parade naked in the streets and the company hosts glitzy concerts, all to encourage Amazon Prime subscribers to stick around. For the sec...

Touhou Genso Wanderer: Lotus Labyrinth for PS4 and Switch Gets Gameplay Trailer Showing New Features

Giuseppe NelvaTwinfinite

Today Aquastyle and Unties released another new trailer of Touhou Genso Wanderer: Lotus Labyrinth for PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

Those Pricey Arcade Cabinets Get A Steep Discount For Prime Day

Kevin KnezevicGameSpot

Amazon isn't the only retailer offering deals on Prime Day; Walmart also has big discounts, including on some replica arcade machines.

Pokémon Go’s appraisal system is getting a big upgrade

Russ FrushtickPolygon

It will be way easier to check IVs now thanks to a new system that’s introduced, showing bar graphs for Attack, Defense and Stamina. See it in action before it comes to your platform here.

Kingdoms of the Dump is a throwback RPG about a brave little trash can

Jordan DevoreDestructoid

It lives! Kingdoms of the Dump, a '90s JRPG throwback, first drew me in last year. Now it's making a case for a modest crowdfunding drive on Kickstarter and looking better than ever. This game is still tantalizingly out of reach with a 2022...

Nintendo Switch, Xbox One Digital Edition Bundled For $400 In Prime Day's Craziest Deal Yet

Tamoor HussainGameSpot

Need two new consoles? This deal for an Xbox One and Switch is a pretty good price.

The future of one of the year’s best horror games seems grim

Michael McWhertorPolygon

Taiwanese indie game studio offers apologies and a grim outlook for Devotion’s re-release. The horror game was removed from Steam in February after Chinese players discovered a message critical of president Xi Jinping.

Destiny 2 players have figured out how to farm resources without playing the game

PC Gamer

Another day, another tale of Destiny 2 players doing things they're not supposed to in order to get a minor edge in the game. But this story also takes kind of a weird, uplifting twist that might help restore your faith in humanity—or humanity's Guardians, at least.With the launch of the Season of t...

Respawn working on matchmaking Apex Legends cheaters with other cheaters


Studio upping anti-cheat resources, working on spam and cheat detection using machine learning

Fans keep turning Fallout 2 into an MMO

PC Gamer

FOnline 3 is the latest of many fan projects turning Fallout 2 into an MMO

Borderlands 3 Cross Play Won’t Be Available at Launch

Alex CoMP1ST

Who doesn’t want to be able to play with their friends regardless of platform, right? This rings more true for something like Borderlands 3, which focuses on co-op play against hordes of enemies. Unfortunately, Borderlands 3 cross play won’t be available at launch, and that’s now confirmed. Over on ...

Even A Motorcycle Stunt Race Can't Make Days Gone Feel Less Gloomy

Joshua RiveraKotaku

Every week this summer, Days Gone developer Bend Studios has rolled out a new challenge for its single-player zombie survival game. The latest challenge, added over the weekend, tests how well you can drive your motorcycle. As a single update, it’s not much. As the third of 12 planned free challenge...

Gamer Girl Bath Water is the Millennial Pet Rock

CJ AndriessenDestructoid

Podtoid is back and there is a whole mess of news to talk about this week. Game Girl Bath Water is taking over the internet, Nintendo is set to finally kill off the 3DS with its new Nintendo Switch Lite, and dogs are getting high in Colorad...

Detroit: Become N64

Chris PersonKotaku

Today on Highlight Reel we have a bunch of Rainbow Six moments, The People’s Elbow, Judgment snail-jitsu, graphical downgrades and much more!

PS4's PlayStation Hits Games On Sale For Prime Day (US)

Steve WattsGameSpot

The budget-priced PlayStation Hits line is even cheaper for a limited time thanks to Prime Day.

U.S. Consumers to Spend $26 Billion on Music, Video Subscriptions This Year

Janko Rottgers

Spending on subscription services continues to grow, while hardware spending has flatlined.

Doom: Annihilation, which definitely won't be good, unleashes hell on earth on October 1

Brett MakedonskiDestructoid

It's with a heavy heart that I'm obligated to inform you the straight-to-video Doom: Annihilation has not been canceled. Things were hopeful for a minute when it was delayed to improve the CGI effects. But, alas, it is releasing in th...

‘Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr Review’ – Journey Into A New Land

Randy LadykaEntertainment Buddha

Adventurers and purveyors of the MMO universe, I welcome you back to yet another chapter in the Elder Scrolls Online content line, welcome to Elsweyr. I have been adventuring in this new zone for a little bit of time now and wanted to reflect on my journey thus far. I will tell you now I have not ye...

Twitch growth dips as Fortnite viewership continues to decline


Riot Games surpasses Epic Games as most-watched publisher in Q2 2019

Grab Your Free Square Enix Music Dynamic Themes Bundle For PS4


Square Enix Music is giving away a pair of Dynamic Themes for the PS4 with the “Shizuka” and “Akari” themes that are similar in appearances but come with different sets of music.

Borderlands 3 will not have cross-play at launch

PC Gamer

Randy Pitchford has said that Gearbox is "very keen" on supporting cross-platform play in Borderlands 3, while publisher 2K Games has been somewhat more circumspect about it: "Cross-play is something we're looking at closely, but we don't have anything to confirm or announce at this time," a rep sai...

Where The Water Tastes Like Wine spins some Chinese American yarns

Dominic TarasonRock Paper Shotgun

Where The Water Tastes Like Wine is still trudging on, and now ready to share some Chinese American tales, mixed into its rich melting pot of stories.

Avengers: Endgame's Directors Are Going On Tour For Some Reason, Kicking Off At SDCC

Meg DowneyGameSpot

The "We Love You 3000" tour will kick off at SDCC, and probably won't feature original Endgame-themed musical acts.

You can attack most people in Cyberpunk 2077, but kids and story NPCs are off limits

Hunter WolfeVG247

According to developer CD Projekt Red, you can attack most people in Cyberpunk 2077, but children and story-important NPCs are off limits.

Hasbro is trying to crowdfund this massive, $574.99 Transformer

Charlie HallPolygon

Hasbro’s HasLab ‘crowdsourcing’ platform has sprung back to life. Now they want $5.5 million to make a Cookie Monster and the world’s largest toy Transformer, Unicron from Transformers: War For Cybertron.

Gearbox and Borderlands 3 will be celebrating togetherness tomorrow morning

Peter GlagowskiDestructoid

I'll admit, this is kind of a nothing post, but Gearbox is set to do something with Borderlands 3 tomorrow morning. In a post on Twitter, the company said it will be hosting a

Ubisoft Invites Fans To Make Music For Watch Dogs: Legion, Sparking Exploitation Debate

Ethan GachKotaku

Last week, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt ?announced on Twitter that his music production company, HitRecord, would once again partner with Ubisoft, this time to help the publisher create 10 songs for its upcoming open world hacker game, Watch Dogs: Legion. This immediately re-ignited an old debate abou...

Battlefield 5 Next Patch Release Date Scheduled for Next Week, Rush Returns This Week

Alex CoMP1ST

Just yesterday, we posted that DICE is not only making substantial progress regarding the Battlefield 5 invisibility bug, but the studio is also planning to release a new title update for Battlefield 5 before the month is out. Well, it seems the Battlefield 5 next patch release date is set for next ...

CD Projekt talks about Cyberpunk 2077 roleplaying options and 'lifepaths'

PC Gamer

Cyberpunk 2077 is first and foremost a roleplaying game, and you can't have an RPG without skills, stats, and specializations, right? Quest director Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz emphasized the importance of those attributes, and the way players shape them throughout the game, in a new video update in which...

PlayStation Classic hits $20 during Prime Day, its lowest price yet

Elizabeth HengesVG247

It’s the moment many have been waiting for. Sony’s PlayStation Classic has been slowly, but steadily, dropping in price over the last few weeks. Today, for Prime Day, we see the miniature plug-and-play console at its lowest yet. For Amazon’s Prime Day, you can pick up the PlayStation Classic for onl...