New racing games, new fruit ninjas, and new 3DS games! Today we went LIVE to talk to you all and give you the latest in video game news. There's a new Driver San Francisco trailer that looks great, the revelation of Fruit Ninja for the Kinect, a new Need for Speed game, and hey - the Bit.Trip series is coming to the 3DS! Hope you guys enjoyed our live show - let us know what you thought.
Episode 84 of the Destructoid Show:
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"Do ratings boards just not care about leaking unannounced games, or what? Siliconera recently spotted a rating for Fruit Ninja Kinect on Korea's Game Rating Board. That's about it, really."
"Here's a sentence I was hoping I'd get to one day write: Gaijin Games is compiling all of the Bit.Trip games for release on 3DS. When publisher Aksys Games circulated this image, it became fairly clear that such a collection would eventually be forged, but now we have the official word.
"Looking for news about Marvel's next Massively Multiplayer Online game, "Marvel Universe"? We've been mum since it was announced, but now we're breaking the silence and delivering some big news!"
"As unveiled today, Redbox will have games available at more than 21,000 locations in the United States starting on June 17. Game rentals are marked at $2 per day. For the sake of comparison, DVDs are $1, and Blu-rays are $1.50."
"In Driver San Francisco you will play as Detective John Tanner, a guy on a manhunt for crime lord Charles Jericho through the hills of...well, you know. Ubisoft has made this story trailer look like an action movie, and I dig that. It certainly looks to have the roots of the classic Driver, but they've come a long way since then.">
"The new game looks like it's returning to the story driven focused style of Need For Speed games and speculation is that this is coming from Black Box studio. We've reached out to EA for comment but I expect we'll be hearing an official word very soon."