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E3 2015 community choice photo
What a year
It's the moment you've all been waiting for: the time to vote for your favorite game of E3! Click below and make your selection, then tell us about it in the comments! There's certainly no shortage of AMAZING games to choose from this year!

Dtoid community podcasts photo
Dtoid community podcasts

Ears bored? Check out these awesome Dtoid community podcasts!

Literally billions of hours of listening pleasure
May 05
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The Destructoid community is a wonderful, diverse bunch, and boy do you people ever put out some awesome content. Whether you're writing thoughtful Cblogs, having engaging discussions in our Forums, or just hanging out in the...
Ninth anniversary photo
Ninth anniversary

109 Dtoiders drawn by Roberto Plankton (NSFW)

Oh my god
Mar 28
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[Note: There's some slightly-NSFW stuff in the video above. All the more reason to watch it!] In celebration of Dtoid's ninth anniversary, community art god Roberto Plankton has honored 109 of us with some of the most amazin...

Contest: Win a Titan One and a controller of your choice!

Mar 24 // mrandydixon
*Controller choices limited to Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock 3, and DualShock 4
Titan One contest photo
Use any controller with any console with this cross-compatibility device
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Fabio Teixeira, Topken, and TroyFullbuster!] Destructoid has once again joined forces with our friends at ConsoleTuner to offer another awesome contest for the Dtoid community! This time aro...

Here are the winners of Destructoid's PAX East 2015 community choice award!

Mar 21 // mrandydixon
Before we unveil the winners, I would like to thank all the community members who helped Caitlin hand out awards to the developers. I hear it was a great time, and many of the developers were honored to receive their awards. Thanks again! And now, without further adieu, your top 10 games of PAX East 2015, in order of votes received! Splatoon The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Necropolis Enter the Gungeon Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows Overwatch Final Fantasy Type-0 HD The Behemoth's "Game 4"Code Name S.T.E.A.M. Talk about an awesome group of games. Between this list and our staff's picks, 2015 is going to be a great year for gamers. Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote in our poll!
PAX East 2015 winners photo
We snuck around the convention and surprised these 10 games
Recently, amidst the hubbub of PAX East news and previews, we had the audacity to ask you to vote for your favorite game on the show floor. The nerve of us! Forcing you to choose from such a vast array of amazing videogames! Well, vote you did, and the results point to yet another amazing year for gaming. Read on to see which awards took home the prize!

Three Fourths Home photo
Enjoy it in your four fourths home for zero fourths of the normal asking price
Our friends at Digerati and Bracket Games will soon be launching their IGF-nominated text adventure Three Fourths Home on Steam, and to celebrate they've given us 15 copies to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! An "Excellence in Nar...

Art of Total War contest photo
Three copies up for grabs
Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Total War to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! Clocking in at just under 200 pages, this hardcover art book features development and concept art, plus developer co...

PAX East poll photo
PAX East poll

Vote now for Dtoid's PAX East 2015 community choice award!

Democracy in action
Mar 07
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Ah, PAX East. What a wonderful, sexy convention you are. Are you in Boston this weekend, hanging out with fellow Dtoiders and having a blast? If so, I am totally jealous! Luckily for me and the millions of others in my shoes ...
PAX East 2015 plans photo
PAX East 2015 plans

Destructoid's PAX East 2015 schedule is here!

Party with the best damn community on Earth
Mar 07
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PAX East 2015 is happening RIGHT NOW! And just like years past, the Destructoid community is there in a big, big way. Did you make the trek to Boston this year? Then check out our daily meetup schedule below! And be sure to j...
BassPULSE contest photo
They glow in the dark, just like Rudolph's nose
[Update: Contest over! Winner is Morty.] Our friends at Accessory Power have just shipped us a set of awesome GOgroove BassPULSE speakers to give away to one lucky Dtoider! As is evident by the header, these bad boys do indee...

Here's what's been happening in the Dtoid community

Mar 01 // mrandydixon
New old blood Several long-time community members have joined our ranks lately, and it makes my heart sing! Wrenchfarm (Nic Rowen), bbain (Ben Davis), GlowBear (Claire Sharkey), Stevil (Stephen Turner), and DimmuJed (Jed Whitaker) all accepted promotes to become front page contributors, while Occams Electric Toothbrush, PhilKenSebben (Mike Martin), and StriderHoang all joined on to help out with community stuff! As a community leader, nothing makes me happier than seeing hard-working Dtoiders get the respect and recognition they deserve, and Niero and Holmes have been doing an awesome job at promoting from within lately. Congratulations to everyone! Community blogasms A ton of new community projects have surfaced within the last month, and they've all been fun! Here are just a few of the highlights: Podgasms - Cblog recapper Nanashi has spearheaded this great undertaking to list all the community podcasts published each month, and wow is it a helpful feature! Look for his next edition at the end of March! Cblogs of the Month - And speaking of Cblog recappers, the fine folks on the Cblog Recaps team have been putting out monthly highlights of all their favorite blogs! You can catch January's edition on the front page right here, and February's should be up soon! Comments of the Week - Remember CaptainBus and his amazing Comments of the Week? Well community member Dreamweaver has brought it back, baby! Only five weeks in to its reincarnation, and man has it been popular so far. These things take an incredible amount of time to compile, so be sure to thank Dreamweaver next time you see him! Band of Bloggers - Community blogger The Scholarly Gamer launched a fun new writing assignment this month with the help of the community, called Band of Bloggers. Similar to Occam's and Strider's Monthly Musings, Band of Bloggers tasks the community with writing about a specific game and theme every month, and the community gets to vote on what gets tackled next! February's theme was Fallout; stay tuned to Scholarly's blog to see what's coming up in March! Forums, we (still) have them There have been some significant changes lately down in the basement; most notably, that our long-time Forums admin Mxy retired after five years of service! Here's some of the other stuff that's been going down: How did Mxy do it all?! - As I mentioned above, Mxy is currently enjoying a much-deserved retirement (probably sippin' margaritas by the pool with our beloved Zodiac Eclipse, who retired last year), which means we were forced to fill his enormous shoes. Taking over as our two main admins are community members OpiumHerz and Nihil, and they are being assisted by Brightside and Panzadolphin56 on the mod side of things. Thanks to all of you for your hard work! Redesign - One of Opium's first acts as new head of the Forums was to create a new thread where people could make requests for new features, and that spawned into a massive undertaking involving about eleventy bajillion threads being renamed, moved, or removed! Head on down and take a look around, and be sure to thank all those who joined in on the planning of the redesign! Forum games - One of the best things to spawn from the redesign is the new Forum Games section! In here, you can join in on a random game of word association, rate your fellow community members' avatars, play Werewolf, or enjoy any of the 100 other fun things your fellow Dtoiders do all day every day. Go take a look! New badges for all - March marks Destructoid's 9th anniversary -- NINE FUCKING YEARS, CAN YOU BELIEVE IT?! -- and in keeping with tradition, we've unveiled a sexy new "9" badge for those who want it! Just head on over to this thread to see what it takes to earn! In addition to the anniversary badge, we've also unveiled a few new badges lately, including one for getting your comment featured on a front page article. Check out the Badge Request thread for the full list and start filling out your profile! Legendary Dtoiders - Finally, the Forum authorities have just bestowed a new batch of Legendary badges for those who exemplify all that is wonderful about their community. Congratulations to Alphadeus, GlowBear, Marche100, Occams Electric Toothbrush, PhilKenSebben, RobertoPlankton, Stevil, StriderHoang, and thank you for your dedicated service to your community! ----- And that's it for this month's updates! Thank you for being the best community on Earth!
Our community rocks photo
Highlights from the Cblogs, Forums, and more!
You Dtoiders have been on an absolute tear lately! Not only are you kicking out awesome new community projects at breakneck speeds, but you're doing so with an enthusiasm and positivity that I haven't seen in years. Seriously...

Radio Dtoid questions photo
Radio Dtoid questions

Radio Destructoid records tonight! Ask us a question!

Best question will win a free Loot Crate
Feb 28
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Radio Destructoid is our official community-focused podcast! Join hosts Mr Andy Dixon (Community Manager), Bill Platt (Legendary Dtoider), Conor Elsea (Community Monster), and Kyle MacGregor (Associate Editor) as we talk abou...
Radio Dtoid questions photo
Radio Dtoid questions

Radio Destructoid records tonight! Ask us questions...

...and win a free game!
Feb 07
// mrandydixon
Radio Destructoid is our official community-focused podcast! Join hosts Mr Andy Dixon (Community Manager), Bill Platt (Legendary Dtoider), Conor Elsea (Community Monster), Kyle MacGregor (Associate Editor), and Occams Electri...
Kromaia contest photo
Five copies up for grabs
Our friends at Kraken Empire have given us five keys for their crazy shoot-'em-up Kromaia to give away to lucky Dtoiders! Described as a frantic, old-school, coin-op shoot-'em-up that's come crashing headlong into the 21st c...

Be Mine 17 contest photo
Including Tex Murphy, Last Inua, Sinking Island, Deep Dungeons of Doom, and more
Our friends at Groupees are in the midst of their latest charity bundle, and they've given us 20 codes to help spread the word! Included in the Be Mine 17 bundle are Last Inua, Sinking Island, Tex Murphy: Martian Memorandum,...

Speaker coupon photo
Speaker coupon

PSA: Enjoy $10 off some awesome speakers courtesy of Dtoid

They glow in the dark!
Feb 02
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Destructoid has partnered with our friends at Accessory Power to offer a $10 off coupon for the GOgroove BassPULSE speakers! Now through Thursday, just click this link and enter the code DTOIDRBP at checkout and violà! You just saved yourself $10. As I mentioned, this deal only runs through Thursday, so grab 'em while they're red hot!
Mega Ran contest photo
Five copies up for grabs
Originally a commission by a hardcore fan, Mega Ran Com: Mission, was recently unlocked for the general public, and we've got five digital copies to hand out to lucky readers! To enter to win, just leave a comment in the...

MAGFest photo

At MAGFest? Find Conor!

He's recording an episode of Radio Destructoid and we want you to be the star
Jan 23
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Dtoid Community Monster and all-around nice guy Conor Elsea is at MAGFest this weekend. ARE YOU?! If so, you should totally find him, because he's recording an extra special episode of Radio Destructoid with Radio D alumn Aar...
Brawlhalla beta keys photo
This game looks nuts
Destructoid has partnered with our friends at Blue Mammoth Games to give away a TON of closed beta keys for their upcoming brawler Brawlhalla! Brawlhalla is a super fun, fast-paced, 2D platform brawler for the PC where champ...

HUGE Bonus Levels photo
HUGE Bonus Levels

HUGE members: Sign up for your monthly Bonus Levels!

Let the Dtoid staff come all up in your (in)box
Jan 17
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A few months ago, we kicked off a fun new perk for our HUGE members: monthly "Bonus Levels" newsletters direct from the Dtoid staff! Every month, you can expect a new letter penned from your favorite staff members sent straig...

Contest: Win an iPad courtesy of World of Warriors!

Jan 15 // mrandydixon
*NOTE: To paste a link to your tweet, click the time stamp in the tweet, then copy and paste the URL below. It should look something like this.
iPad contest photo
A $400 value!
Destructoid has partnered with the fine folks behind the awesome World of Warriors to give away a 16GB iPad Mini 3 to one lucky reader! World of Warriors blends fighting and RPG gameplay in a pick-up-and-play, console-quality...

Radio Dtoid 051 - 053 photo
Radio Dtoid 051 - 053

Radio Destructoid got me pregnant

Not really, but you can catch the last three episodes right here anyway
Jan 13
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Radio Destructoid is our official community-focused podcast! Join hosts Mr Andy Dixon (Community Manager), Bill Platt (Community Playdate Manager), Conor Elsea (US Community Monster), Kyle MacGregor (Associate Editor), and Oc...

Contest: Win a code for Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey!

Jan 09 // mrandydixon
Here are your letters: The tiles on the bottom are the ones available. Once you've got your word or phrase, just post it in the comments below! Limit one entry per person, and you have until this Sunday, January 11 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter. Contest is open to anyone in the world. Good luck! And remember, our Huge Members get automatic entry into all contests (and double entries if you enter one manually), exclusive beta code giveaways for upcoming games, monthly newsletters direct from the staff, ad-free browsing, and more! And most of all, your $3 a month helps directly support the site you love. Try us out!
Letter Quest contest photo
10 Steam keys up for grabs
Destructoid has been given 10 codes for the awesome word puzzler Letter Quest: Grimm's Journey to hand out to our clever readers! Letter Quest released on Steam a little over a month ago, and its creative blending of Scr...

What is your most anticipated game of 2015?

Jan 06 // mrandydixon
Community poll for 2015 photo
We've shown you ours. Now you show us yours.
The dust has barely settled on 2014, but we at Destructoid are already looking to the future! Why? Because the future is awesome. Duh. The Dtoid staff have shared our personal picks for our most wanted games of 2015, and now ...

Mr Andy's drunk GOTY photo
Mr Andy's drunk GOTY

Mr Andy Dixon's top 10 games I played drunk in 2014

Spoiler: I didn't actually play 10 games this year
Dec 31
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Confession #1: I don't play a lot of videogames. Confession #2: The ones I do play, I play drunk. Huh huh. Number two do do. Here are the games I liked the best this year, and what I was drinking when I played them.
New Year's Eve games photo
New Year's Eve games

What game will you ring in the New Year with?

Or do you prefer to watch balls drop?
Dec 31
// mrandydixon
New Year's Eve was always my favorite holiday growing up. Not only were there yummy snacks galore at whatever party my parents dragged me to each year, but the adults were normally so preoccupied with drinking and pretending ...
Community Choice Award photo
Community Choice Award

Destructoid's Game of the Year 2014 Community Choice Award!

And the winner is...
Dec 29
// mrandydixon
What a wild year it's been for us gamers. In spite of all the insanity this industry inevitably attracts, when we look back on everything that has happened over the last 12 months, I think there's one thing we can all agree o...
PSTV + Xbox One contest photo
Enjoy the latest Titan One firmware, free of charge
[Update: Contest over! Winner is theraden!] To celebrate the news that their Titan One cross-compatibility device now offers full support for Sony's PlayStation TV, our friends at ConsoleTuner are offering up a PlayStation TV...

Logitech contest photo
These things are amazing
[Update: Contest over!] Destructoid has once again partnered with our friends at Logitech, and this time we're giving away two G910 Orion Spark RGB mechanical keyboards to lucky readers! If you've never used a mechanical keyb...

Radio Dtoid questions photo
Radio Dtoid questions

Radio Dtoid records tonight! Ask us questions, dammit

Our favorite question wins a free game!
Dec 20
// mrandydixon
Radio Destructoid is our official community-focused podcast! Join hosts Conor Elsea (US Community Manager), Bill Platt (Community Playdate Manager), Kyle MacGregor (Associate Editor), Occams Electric Toothbrush (Community Blo...

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