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Newstoid, a Smash 4 guide by ZeRo,
Destructoid is a lot like Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. It may look like just another unpredictable carnival of joy and horror on the surface, but behind the scenes, there are hordes of even more wonderful, horrible thing... read feature

WIT WAR LP

'What if Twitter was a Real Life Party?' is coming for you


Social media animated!
May 12
Hey, did you see those two little old ladies talking about Majora's Mask while innocuously almost eating eyeball cookies? If not, you're missing out.  After seeing that short, I knew that the team at Farleywink Animatio... read
Sup Holmes

Doctorates and rockets on Sup Holmes today with Kim Voll


Sup Holmes every Sunday at 4pm EST!
May 10
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over every... read
Sup Holmes

Making The Shining funny and ordinary parenting scary with Pippin Barr


Sup Holmes every Sunday at 4pm EST!
May 10
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Last time on Sup Holmes, w... read
#GamerGate

A Pokédex of game journalists that only lists negative traits?


Feelings-type vs. Ethics-type?
May 10
Ethics is a major component of social justice, and in recent years, it has also become a hot button issue in the world of videogame journalism. It is with this in mind that a group of social justice warriors decided to come t... read
Splatoon

What did you think of the Splatoon Global Testfire?


Splat happy or set to pass on toon?
May 10
This past Friday and Saturday, Nintendo launched its first ever limited time online stress test/demo with the Splatoon Global Testfire. Due to multiple work-related responsibilities, I was only able to jump on for one match, ... read
Nintendo

Nintendo talks region unlocking, no mobile games at E3, deal with Universal


Iwata continues to bend to trends
May 10
A few interesting fan translations of a recent Nintendo Investor's Meeting hit the internet last night, but as always, we have to take them with a grain of salt until Nintendo's offical English transcriptions are released. Le... read
Threats in D.C.

#GamerGate get-together sabotaged by threats


Social event in Washington D.C. ruined
May 04
[Photo via Daddy_Warpig.] A recent #GamerGate-themed meetup organized by "critic of contemporary feminism" Christina Hoff Sommers and political pundit/wonk Milo Yiannopoulos was put to a disturbing and sudden e... read
Devs with Baltimore

Devs with Baltimore bundle includes The Yawhg, Sokobond and more


Seven dollars for some games and a good cause
May 03
The Devs with Baltimore bundle is a limited time project organized in part by developer and essayist Merritt Kopas, co-orginizer of the Devs with Ferguson bundle from late last year. The bundle includes the award winning adve... read
Dead or Alive

Microsoft's age guessing app puts Dead or Alive fighter at 12 years old


Kasumi is just a kid according to this
May 03
First, a warning. Word has it that anyone who uses Microsoft's trendy new age guessing app gives the company full license to use whatever images it scans in any way they see fit, so watch out. Microsoft could own your face if... read
Sup Holmes

Underground Hangovers and hating your own game with Jordi de Paco


Meet people who make great videogames
May 03
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] First, a word for our regu... read
Combat Core

Cryamore artist lends talent to Combat Core, a Power Stone inspired fighter


Work in Progress arena fighter brings in top talent
May 03
[Update: It turns out that Skullgirls co-creator Alex Ahad is also working on character designs for Combat Core. Is that a crossover I smell?] Most of the time when Destructoid posts something about the revival of a old Capc... read
Karous 3DS

Trailer for 3DS shmup asks 'is life meant to be shitty?'


'Was I right to do this?'
May 03
Karous is a vertical shmup about two hugging sisters that was released by Korea-based developer Milestone Inc. back in 2006. It was later ported to the Dreamcast, and then again to the Wii as part of the Ultimate Shooting Co... read
WWE

Bullet Age developers' pitch for a WWE beat 'em up looks sublime


CM Punk and Cena take on adorable Brock Lesnar
May 03
Not unlike that Black Steampunk Sherlock Holmes mock-up from a while back, the proposition of super deformed WWE beat 'em up is getting quite a bit of traction on Twitter at the moment. Sadly, the game isn't currently in... read
Sup Holmes

Shining, parenting, and peens with the unflappable Pippin Barr


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 26
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Shows over folks!... read
Sup Holmes

Owlboy lead almost made Ducktales Remastered, wants to make Breath of Fire


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 26
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A couple weeks ago on Sup ... read
It breaks his 'greasy heart'
[Update: this has been confirmed by Norman Reedus, who was supposed to appear in the game.] Looks like the pending delisting of P.T. was a bad omen after all. According to a quote procured by photojournalist Matt Hackney... read feature

Smash Bros.

Mewtwo vs. Lucario: A beginner's guide to Smash Bros.


The creator of Catlateral Damage runs down the basics
Apr 22
Educating yourself on how to play Super Smash Bros. isn't always easy. Those who know the most about Smash don't always use words that you can find in a dictionary when discussing the game. If you go to the experts for ... read
Quacky Watch

Duck Hunt turns 31 today and all it got was an Apple Watch clone


Quacky Hunt aims to blast off on Apple's $500 wrist trophy
Apr 21
Duck Hunt was first released on April 21, 1984. That makes it 31 years old today, making it 9 years older than your average debuting porn star, and just 2 years older than McDonald's icon Mac Tonight. I really would hav... read
Sup Holmes

Gods will be watching Sup Holmes today with Jordi de Paco


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 19
Today on Sup Holmes, we're welcoming Jordi de Paco of Deconstruction Team to the program. Jordi is probably most well know for working on Gods Will Be Watching, the unofficial winner of the Most Feel-Bad game of 2014. We'll ... read
Pixel Horror

This horror movie fighting game would be more dream than nightmare


Oh, the sights they could show us
Apr 19
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees are already in Mortal Kombat. The Predator will be joining them soon. It's clear that horror fans like the idea of seeing their favorite death-dealing icons duke it out in a fighting gam... read
Twilight Princess

Guy claims he StreetPassed someone playing Twilight Princess on 3DS


Zelda Symphony concert attendee may have goofed
Apr 19
[Update: More shots of this screen are coming in from other attendees of the concert.] [Update #2: It's fake. While TaDavidID, the guy who generated the image above, has gone on to add video and more images to suppo... read
Sup Holmes

The Matrix Online, internet fury, and being an empathic robot with Eric Ford


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 19
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Eric Ford was working in g... read
Rhythm Heaven

The next Rhythm Heaven has a story mode, woodcutting cat


Time to get tappin'
Apr 19
When word got out that Rhythm Heaven/Tengoku music director Tsunko was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, fans were sent into a state of fear for both the man and the series he co-created. Thankfully, he has reportedly re... read
Calgary Expo

Men's rights activism and 'GamerGate' group removed from Calgary Expo


Sad irony everywhere
Apr 18
The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo is one of Canada's biggest gaming, film, television, gaming, comics and "geek culture" events, drawing celebrities, panelists, and events from all over the world. This year, it wa... read
'It's what you do with the gift of life that makes you who you are'
A new era of Smash Bros. has arrived. Speculation about who's going to be next icon to join the all-star roster can become a daily part of our lives again. Starting today with the original uber-Pokémon Mewtwo, the age ... read feature

New 3DS

What if the New 3DS is Nintendo's last 3D handheld?


3D or not 3D, that is the question
Apr 13
I was there when Nintendo first announced the 3DS. It was back when the company did actual press conferences at E3. As its presentation wrapped up, Nintendo sent droves of models into the audience, each with a 3DS tethered to... read
Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes talks art, community, Wario, and Owlboy with Simon Anderson


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 12
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over folks... read
Save me Mr. Tako

Save me Mr. Tako! gives the damsel trope an octopus twist


Gameboy inspired title puts a mollusk in the lead
Apr 12
Save me Mr. Tako! is a upcoming action platformer for Steam and Wii U from Christophe Galati. The game wears its The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening inspirations on its sleeve, but that doesn't bother me a bit. Other ... read
Sup Holmes

Game journalism, development and Shinra with James Mielke


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 12
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A couple of weeks ago on S... read
Capcom Art

Udon's Capcom Fighting Tribute to feature amazing combination of artists


Bengus, Reyyy, Alex Ahad, and Linzb0t join a massive talent pool
Apr 12
At this point in Udon's history, it's tough for them to top themselves. They've already published so many amazing books, containing work from both official production art from AAA videogame publishers and original work from t... read
Monster Hunter Stories

First look at Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS


A new direction for the Japanese hit series
Apr 11
In an announcement that apparently couldn't wait for E3 or TGS, Capcom unveiled a teaser trailer for Monster Hunter Stories, a new game in their hit Monster Hunter series, set for release on the 3DS in 2016. While I hig... read






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