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More fire in the belly with another Dragon's Dogma video


May 16
So I'm sure most of you by now will have heard of Capcom's upcoming Western/Eastern-Skyrim-Monster Hunter-Dark Souls-inspired-medieval-monster-slaying-epic that is Dragon's Dogma, which is exactly one week from now. If by an... read

Kenka Bancho's back with some more punk ass whoopin'


May 16
The wonderful guys at Spike Chunsoft who gave us gamers an excuse to beat up tons of cocky, chauvinistic, angst-ridden Japanese delinquents time and time again are about to give us yet another offering. It's time for Ke... read

Lollipop Chainsaw's Juliet is turning Japanese


May 09
Hey boys and girls! Here's a video of a cute Japanese girl dressed up as Juliet, waving the trademark chainsaw around whilst pretend fighting. The girl's name is Mayu Kawamoto, an image girl chosen by Suda51 and th... read

A message to all Aperture employees from Boss Man Johnson


May 08
Mr. Cave Johnson, CEO of Aperture Science, recently issued a message to all his employees, confirming the existence of the Perpetual Testing Initiative (PeTI), and its status being operational as of now. In the message, rath... read

A look at the art of XCOM: Enemy Unknown


May 02
Ever since 2K Marin's announcement of an X-COM remake last year, fans of the MS-DOS strategy original were horrified that it had taken the form of a first-person shooter format, albeit with significant strategy elements... read

Japanese Idol Group 'Idoling' in the next PSP Yakuza game


Nov 09
We know that a couple of months ago, Sega's Yakuza studio announced two new games in the franchise. One of those being Yakuza 5 which is in early development, and is something the studio aren't willing to talk much about righ... read

Get on the Dragon Quest X beta and get a free hat


Nov 07
That's right, folks! Square Enix has announced that a Dragon Quest X beta is opening some time in the middle of this month, and for the lucky people who get selected by a lottery, they'll receive a limited-edition "Dorakii" h... read

Asura's Wrath JP date and limited edition confirmed


Nov 03
The upcoming Capcom and CyberConnect2 game Asura's Wrath has been gathering some significant attention this year, with Destructoid offering not just one, but TWO previews of the game, as well as a very thorough interview duri... read

HD remake of Dreamcast shmup Under Defeat planned


Nov 03
A very random, but very welcome piece of news -- it's been announced that the 2D/3D Dreamcast shmup Under Defeat will be revived and updated via an HD port to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. During a time where SEGA was sadl... read

Capcom teases you with three games of 'Guess Who?'


Oct 07
Capcom wants us to play a little game together. Take a look at these three new short clips for Street Fighter X Tekken below. Look closely now... What do you see? If you can work out what these images are, then tell us in the comments section below, and show Capcom who's daddy. Don't forget to also voice your feelings on your divine revelations, and whether you welcome them or not. read

RAWR! Beasts collide in Square Enix's MONSTER x DRAGON


Oct 05
With a title that reminds me of those awful yet glorious B-movies, Square Enix has collaborated with Yahoo! Japan on a new active-time strategy MMORPG called MONSTER x DRAGON. It's actually their second collaboration -- the f... read

Since Sonic Generations was first announced back in April, the heartstrings of many fans have yet again been pulled one way or another, as they hope that Sega doesn't screw up yet another Sonic game. Even our very own Jim i... read feature

Capcom newsflash: Zombies attack Tokyo


Sep 26
With Dale showing us Capcom's interesting method of showcasing gameplay for Dead Rising 2: Off the Record recently, Capcom has also enlisted the services of increasingly popular Japanese actor/writer/director SABU to make a ... read

Next JP PS3 bundle on the list: Final Fantasy XIII-2


Sep 22
The Final Fantasy XIII-2 train has been chugging since January when it announced its existence to the world with a logo, a screenshot, and a teaser trailer. Ever since then there's been more and more screenshots, all of which... read

Become a BSAA member with 'luxurious' Resident Evil bag


Sep 22
2011 is the 15th anniversary of Resident Evil. A few months back, Capcom announced a massive anniversary box of all the main games apart from 5, which includes HD remakes of Resident Evil 4 and Code Veronica, and now they're ... read

'It's about time': Nike's limited-edition BTTF sneakers


Sep 09
The wonderful Back to the Future series has been receiving a welcome renaissance over the last few years. With its 25th Anniversary passing by -- commemorated with a Blu-ray collection -- and the welcome addition to the stor... read

The LPO celebrates its 'Video Game Heroes' with a concert


Sep 05
As part of the Vision Sound Music festival at the Southbank Centre, London, the world renowned London Philharmonic Orchestra put on a special concert dedicated to the wonderful world of videogame music. Entitled "Video Game ... read

Yakuza 5 development and PSP sequel announced


Sep 05
Sega's Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio ("Like a Dragon" Studio, or just Yakuza Studio to us) has announced two new games currently in the pipeline. The first is the PSP sequel of Yakuza's spin-off series, Kurohyou 2: Asura Hen (Black ... read

Seminar on working in the Japanese games industry


Sep 02
Japanese high school students and their parents got to hear about the nature of the Japanese games industry at a seminar held at the Tokyo University of Industrial Arts. The panel consisted of CyberConnect2's General Manager ... read

Dragon Quest 25th Anniversary Collection ready for Japan


Sep 01
On September 15, Square Enix will release a special, Japan-only Wii collection of the first three Dragon Quest games to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the series. The set compiles both the original NES versions and the SNE... read

Level-5's Ni no Kuni gets release date and PS3 bundle


Aug 31
After nearly a whole year since the DS release of Ni no Kuni: Shikkoku no Madoushi (Second Country: The Jet-Black Mage), the PS3 counterpart's release date has finally been announced. Ni no Kuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joou (Seco... read

Japanese scientists simulate the future using the Kinect


Aug 23
There's been many things that the Kinect has been made to do that it wasn't designed to. Some were fun. Some were silly. Some were interesting and have potential. And one would perhaps be called "blasphemous" by some. The Nat... read

Super Mario Land 2 and Metroid II on their way to the 3DS


Aug 20
Some good news for the starved 3DS owners out there. Nintendo is planning to release Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins and Metroid II: The Return of Samus to the eShop via the Virtual Console in the fourth quarter of 2011. ... read

Sengoku Basara 3 Utage release date announced


Aug 20
The follow-up to Sengoku Basara 3: Samurai Heroes (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes to us) is coming to the PlayStation 3 and Wii in Japan. Entitled Sengoku Basara 3: Utage ("Utage" being an archaic term for "Party"), Capcom finally revealed that it's coming November 10, 2011. read

Pimp yourself out with the Pac-Man X VAROSH collection


Aug 17
The guys at Namco Bandai have teamed up with Japanese fashion label VAROSH to create a unique set of Pac-Man items. It ties in to the label's 2011 seasonal theme of "Electric Night," trying to implement the vivid neon colours... read

Let your words do the fighting in Word Fighter


Aug 16
Ever felt crappy when you talked the talk, but couldn't walk the walk, getting beat down by some punk ass and exposing your meek nature? Well fear no more, as the guys at Feel Every Yummy have got your back with their new ga... read






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