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X-Men Destiny trailer encourages choice in your mutanthood

While some folks in the X-Men universe didn't have much of a choice in their particular mutation, the characters of X-Men Destiny seem more than happy to forfeit their boring old humanity for a taste of the wild side. That very choice becomes yours when X-Men Destiny launches next month....

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X-Men Destiny preview: Designer genes

Silicon Knights founder Denis Dyack is happy to hear that X-Men Destiny looks unlike many of the games already based on Marvel's mutant universe. "We've been collaborating with Marvel and Activision to do things very differently," he says. In most X-Men games, you pick a familiar hero, like Wo...

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Activision reveals April launch for Prototype 2, September for X-Men Destiny

Kicking off its San Diego Comic Con announcements, game publishing giant Activision today revealed two solid, very different release dates for two hopefully solid, very different games. First up, Prototype 2 will surf victims' bodies into retail on April 24, 2012. A new trailer for next year's se...

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Dress up in the Spider-Man: Edge of Time and X-Men Destiny pre-order bonuses

Clinging to walls? Shooting energy beams out of your eyes? The ability to eat all forms of matter? Boring. Anybody can do that stuff. The important question, of course, is "How did you look while you were doing it?" Knowing this, Activision is offering some fancy duds to those who pre-order Sp...

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Nintendo of Europe release list reveals 3D Xevious this month, MotoHeroz in Q3

Nintendo of Europe sent out its schedule for the summer and fall on 3DS, Wii, and DS, and most of the news to be found is related to downloadable games. For example: the 3DS's "3D Classics" version of Xevious is due to arrive on the eShop this month, as is a 3DS Virtual Console release of Mario's...

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X-Men Destiny grants Grant new powers

The latest screenshots of Silicon Knights' X-Men Destiny show off some new mutant abiilities, including some kind of earth-shaking punch, rock arms (identified as "density control") and ... some blue sparkles or something. They're modeled by "Grant," a college kid who just wants to play for Be...

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Silicon Knights' Denis Dyack still wary of game previews, hints at studio's self-publishing goal

During GDC this past March, I met with Silicon Knights head honcho Denis Dyack under the condition that he wouldn't be discussing the studio's upcoming action-RPG, X-Men Destiny (pictured above). The game is slated for release this year, yet we know relatively little about it -– and we've s...

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Silicon Knights' Dyack on Too Human: 'we do plan on finishing the trilogy'

During the Game Developers Conference nearly two months ago, Silicon Knights head Denis Dyack met with me in a hotel overlooking that week's event at the Moscone Center. He wasn't there to show off his studio's next game -- X-Men: Destiny -- to press, but for unspecified "meetings" with unnamed f...

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X-Men Destiny's new character has the power of petulance

Aimi Yoshida is an all-new mutant created for X-Men Destiny by developer Silicon Knights. According to her bio, she "feels only the bitterness and anger of abandonment." She also feels the need to dress like Gogo Yubari from Kill Bill. See what we mean in these new screens....

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X-Men Destiny screens leaked (a bit too early, by the looks of it)

We got a bit of background information on Silicon Knights' upcoming Marvel Comics RPG, X-Men: Destiny, last week via OXM UK -- now what are said (and appear) to be screenshots from the game have made their way online. Gamekyo has the shots at the source link, which originated from a slideshow which...

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