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Battlefield 3's Caspian Border map opens up to PC Beta players this weekend, but our own Hamza Aziz got to take to the sky on a few other maps. Also, we've got new details on Skyward Sword, an eyes-on preview of Max Payne 3, and much more.
Episode 210 of the Destructoid show:
Throughout the last preview, little was discussed about the real meat and potatoes of Skyward Sword -- what makes this new Zelda game so exciting and novel compared to previous Zelda titles. Sure, the concept of intuitive motion controls was teased, and a more fluid way of navigating the world was discussed, yet sorely lacking was a look at one of the key elements that has defined every single Zelda game from the very first adventure on the Nintendo Entertainment System. (Casey Baker)
If you have been longing for tiny versions of animals to romp around in Minecraft, then today is your lucky day. Minecraft developer Jeb posted on his Twitter that you can now download and install the pre-release version of the 1.9 patch, which adds baby animals to the game. I (Joshua Derocher)
In case you never read our preview of the mode, Exterminatus is a four-player survival mode in which players take their existing multiplayer characters and face off against hordes of increasingly challenging Orks and Chaos Marines. The three character classes from the competitive mode are features, with all your unlocked perks and customizations. (Jim Sterling)
This year is just ridiculous. There have been so many huge titles released in 2011 already and there are still many more on the way. I have a hard time trying to keep track of all them so you'll forgive me if I haven't really given much thought to the games of 2012. (Hamza Aziz)
DICE has defended Battlefield 3 from criticism among gamers, claiming that the fans have misunderstood what the term "beta" actually means. Some people expected a proper demo, but Producer Patrick Liu says that the beta existed so DICE could test its backend. (Jim Sterling)
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11 days ago
Hey! Destructoid Live starts RIGHT NOW! Let's rap about Metal Gear, Titanfall leaks, Xbox One and #E3 shenanigans: http://t.co/0GVK2gsMTB
13 days ago
Let's talk about @Harmonix's new game, South Park's new fart mechanic, and a game that is literally called MURDERED: http://t.co/wfGk9f32Dk
18 days ago
Destructoid Live is only a few minutes away! Join @TaraLongest and @acarboni for a mercifully Scoville-free episode: http://t.co/SvaEhmfC1b
20 days ago
Sonic! Molyneux! Wolfenstein! Borderlands! Destructoid!! http://t.co/np7i4f7Ksi
25 days ago
Today's live show is TOTALLY BROKEN, so if you try to watch it in higher than 360p, it won't work. SORRY Y'ALLZ!! http://t.co/Scgma5hAvq
25 days ago
Hey, all: the liveshow will be a little slightly late today. We're working out some technical kinks. Be with ya shortly!