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GDC '14 + March 18 @ Mighty
Mar 06
Details to come. RSVP read
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Also, HUGE Members get double the winning odds
[Update: Contest over! Winners are ShiroYasha, KilpiBan, JONtoidColor, and Mr Grrrr!] The PS4 and Xbox One are around the corner. You're gonna need games. We're happy to buy your first. Here's our first contest to win your w... read feature

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Slender Man is a busy guy. Walking around forests, standing, moving his head crazy like, standing, looking all crazy up in those woods. We spent some off-hours time with him during the day to find out what he does to blow of... read feature

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A full copy of Pathologic is waiting in your Dtoid Perks
Want some cheap Halloween-flavored games? How about a free one? Our friends at GOG.com are having a 48 hour sale this week with titles marked down to as little as $1.79. The games include Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Amn... read feature

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Zombie Studios

Exclusive! Zombie Studios announces Phantom Army


New free-to-play cover-based third-person shooter
Oct 24
Update: We have an interview! Like '80s comic books?  You're gonna dig this -- Destructoid just received an exclusive look at Zombie Studios' next game: Phantom Army, a free-to-play third-person cover-based shooter with ... read
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Upgrade your account and get dibs our giveaways
Have you played NightSky yet? We've got Steam codes for all of our members right now, courtesy of our friends at Nicalis. Destructoid's Jonathan Holmes gave it an 8/10, calling NightSky a "physics-focused puzzle platfor... read feature

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Everyone else: there's a 15% off sale on everything
If you love meticulously-crafted, quality indie games as much as we do, this is for you. For the past year, IndieGameStand (IGS) has been helping indie game developers promote and sell their games with four-day pay-what-... read feature

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Join us next Tuesday at 2:30 for a live show


2:30 PST - TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS
Sep 19
Happening right now: Join us as Dtoid's editors talk about some videogames. Live. Right here. We're calling it The Core. This is going to be pretty experimental, so we're just going to toss it on a random Twitch.tv channel just for today. Join twitch.tv/hugemembers to join the chat. Everyone can join today. Tune in and say hey! read
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Street party with Dtoid @ SummerSalt


Retro gaming, Joust tournament, DJ, Prizes & more
Sep 14
  You know, I really wish that newfangled air tube transportation system was already a thing so our friends from out town could just warp over here this weekend ... because we're about to join forces with a hell of a str... read
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Live Show: Sup Holmes with Shantae creator Matt Bozon


WayForward Show this Sunday
Sep 08
Just a quick note: we have a live show coming tomorrow, but today Jonathan Holmes is celebrating his 4th year wedding anniversary. Congrats Jon! Come back to this post tomorrow as WayForward co-founder and Shantae creator Matt Bozon appear on Sup Holmes, Sunday 1pm PST/4pm EST. Watch us cap off WayForgust in style! read
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Dtoid memberships

HUGE: Destructoid rolls out ad-free memberships


Automatic contest entries, discounts, responsive mobile site, and new video shows
Sep 08
Many of you had said that you enjoy what we do, but you don't enjoy ads.  We get that. Likewise, we wish we could just concentrate on chasing the best stories, not pageviews. We want to offer more, but also respect our r... read
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TOTAL KARAOKE WAR LIVE FROM PAX @ BARBOZA


Sep 02
Watch live video from missionrobot on www.twitch.tv We're live at Barboza in Seattle!  read
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KARAOKE PAX PARTY

Karaoke w/ Dtoid Tonight


Brought to you in part by... Total War: Rome II, Play-Asia, Loot Crate, & SXSW Gaming
Sep 01
Update: Arrive early for a special edition of Podtoid Live starring Jim Sterling, Jonathan Holmes, Conrad Zimmerman, and other special guests.   Destructoid presents Karaoke Total War at PAX - with over 7000 songs locall... read
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Destructoid Golden Classics: The Mega Man Maker


Remember this?
Aug 22
By popular request, I've dug through old hard drives and present to you Destructoid's classic Mega Man maker!  This little app was originally published during PAX 2008 during a panel we gave about how important it is to ... read
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Meunier's guide to games journalism is thorough, sober


Up Up Down Down Left Write
Aug 05
I don't know Nathan Meunier personally, but after powering through his book on freelance games writing I can tell that the man has been through the trenches -- and still managing to thrive within them. Up Up Down Down Left Wr... read
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SOEMote with a beauty and the beastly
The face-tracking technology called SOEMote was confirmed to be headed to Everquest Next, said game director Dave Georgeson. The tech was unveiled at E3 last year and is currently available to the public for free in Eve... read feature

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Player Studio wants you to forge the next badass
Matt Higby doesn't know what the future of his game may hold, and he's frankly OK with that. We prodded him with questions about Player Studio, the new marketplace we've blogged about before where gamers can upload... read feature

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SOE Live: Tour PlanetSide 2's Hossin in a video interview


Look for it on the PS4 this fall, free as in beer
Aug 02
PlanetSide 2 is, without question, a labor of love. Free-to-Play shooters shouldn't look this good or function this well, and yet every time I see these hundred-man battles play out in front of me I'm somehow always still su... read
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SOE Live: Three things about DCUO's new DLC 8 (video)


Here's what's exciting to the guys behind the game
Aug 02
There's so much coming to DC Universe Online -- check out these huge environments just announced minutes ago. One of my favorite parts of the job is meeting the people behind these incredible games face to face. Its one... read
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SOE Live: DC Universe Online: Sons of Trigon gets sinful


Each son represents a sin, will drag you into Gotham hell
Aug 02
The DC Universe Online keynote is streaming right now, so go catch it! Members of the press spent some time with the new content yesterday, an effort described by creative director Jens Anderson as "their best-looking DLC yet... read
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SOE Live: Here's what EverQuest Next sounds like


Skyrim composer Jeremy Soule gives us a taste
Aug 02
During last night's SOE Live keynote, president John Smedley gave the gossip-starved EverQuest fans one dangling carrot: an early taste of the game's musical score and some face time with legendary musical composer Jeremy So... read
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EverQuest Next

SOE Live: Watch the EverQuest Next keynote hurr


Twitch has you covered
Aug 02
The show won't start until 12pm PDT, but there are already a thousand rabid fans squatting the chat room (myself amongst them) and people here in Las Vegas seem to have camped the convention center floor overnight for prime ... read
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Even Vegas isn't big enough for these expectations
How do you follow up a game that has captivated so many people for 15 for completely different reasons? Its not a task Sony Online Entertainment has taken to lightly: EverQuest Next has been scrapped twice since 2008 and is ... read feature

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SOE Live will be streamed, EverQuest NEXT to be unveiled


We'll be Everquestioning
Jul 31
Second wives, prepare your divorce papers: EverQuest Next is being unveiled this week.  Sony Online Entertainment kicks off their annual "SOE Live" game expo at 7pm tomorrow in Las Vegas, and I can barely ... read
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Weekend wallpapers: Batman, Need for Speed, Mirror's Edge


Give your desktop a refresh
Jun 29
Its been a little bit since I've thrown some high-resolution videogame wallpapers up on a weekend, so have at you!  This gallery features ten 2560x1600 renderings from Mad Max, Killzone, Injustice: Gods amongst us, Batma... read
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Random gamer and geek gear to your door
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Lee Stokes, dlconor16, ChillyBilly, Nek, and Drunkus. Check your PMs, people!] During E3 I was lucky enough to hang out with Loot Crate, a service that sends you a gamer-and-geek themed ass... read feature

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Pikmin 3

Video: Check out Pikmin 3's bingo battle mode


Bro, do you even lift?
Jun 20
A Nintendo representative walks us through the two-player versus mode "Bingo Battle" in Pikmin 3, where you must command your troops to mine resources to match pieces on a bingo board. Resources are limited, so you can block... read
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Something seems missing
Yesterday we spent some hands-on time with Nintendo's holiday lineup for 2013, and talked about their strong core gamer titles for 2014. We saw some very cute and fun games that my family will surely enjoy, and pondered how ... read feature

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Gallery: Mr. Destructoid vs. E3, Day One


Who is the robot and what does he want?
Jun 11
Did you know Destructoid was first started just to get into E3?  After obtaining press credentials and actually having a few readers to respond to, I decided that I would keep it going and looked into getting a booth, bu... read
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E3 scandal exposed: ESA makes journos poop in the dark


One man takes a stand.
Jun 11
Hey ESA, can we get some light bulbs in the press bathrooms? The international boys can't aim. read
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Consumers bail the impasse
There is little debate over who "won" E3 this year: In our internal poll following the conference most of our readers chose the PlayStation 4 as the superior contender. Sony put on a quite a strong show, came $100 under ... read feature

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Here is your E3 Badge artwork


Dragon's Crown all up in your business
Jun 09
We're pleased to announce that Atlus is the E3 badge holder sponsor this year, so fifty-thousand people will have magical controversial breasts on their own chests -- and have a chance to meet the man whose vision made Dragon... read






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