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It has been over ten years since Unlimited Saga. There have been re-releases in the interim. And a Gree social game, Emporers SaGa, a couple years ago in Japan. From the same source that brought us confirmation of Gravity Rus...
Jack Tretton might not be presenting on one of E3's largest stages anymore, but that doesn't mean he can stay away from the show. The former President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment of America will be lending an analy...
Meaty Nintendo executive Reggie Fils-Aime made an appearance tonight on Spike TV's VGX awards show to confirm Cranky Kong will be the fourth playable character in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The elder statesman...
Spike has announced the hosting lineup for Saturday's VGX awards show, in which Geoff Keighley will be joined by The Soup and Community star Joel McHale.  As if it hasn't been difficult enough to take this awar...


Looks like we got our first disappointment of the week. With the VGX awards only two days away, the anticipation for what new titles are going to be revealed is reaching fever pitch. Unfortunately, we just got a confirmation ...
I wasn't so sure about the Spike VGAs being rebranded as VGX, but then I came to my senses and realized such things really don't matter. Some of you will argue that the show's awards don't matter, either. At any rate, this st...
The annual Spike Video Game Awards are set to take place this year, but they're undergoing a bit of a facelift. Instead of the moniker "VGAs" that we've known the awards show as for years, it's being rebranded as "VGX" this t...
A Spike TV event scheduled just before the PS4 launch date of November 15 will bring us some PS4 announcements. Geoff Keighley tweeted that we should expect world premieres and announcements from their live show from New York, set for November 11 at 11 p.m. One of Keighley's Twitter followers asked if this meant new PS4 games. He replied, "Definitely." What could Sony have up their sleeves?
The anime that's sweeping people I know (most of them through the internet) by storm is also getting a 3DS game courtesy of Spike Chunsoft. Given its wild popularity, a game based on the anime wherein teens fight Titans was ...
If you're into watching anime, you may know that Attack on Titan is the new hotness this season. The story of a bunch of angry kids chopping up funny-faced giants while using weird Spider-Man grappling hooks has captured...
999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors was without question my favorite game of 2010. The sequel, Virtue's Last Reward, was pretty great as well, but the original was simply without equal. I recommend it to anyone I can, h...
Despite Spike Chunsoft showing some interest in bringing Conception 2 to western shores, it seems doubtful this Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita game will ever manage to escape from Japan. A bizarre dungeon crawler...
Remember Conception? Yeah, that PSP dungeon crawler where the protagonist must save the world by having magical children with a dozen celestial maidens. Well, it's getting a sequel and publisher Spike Chunsoft seems keen on b...
A bundle over at amazon has you getting a free copy of visual novel/puzzler Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward with the purchase of a PlayStation Vita. You'll have to buy one of the bundles listed here to get the game for free...
Whoa. Castlevania in modern times? What did I miss? I really need to get Lords of Shadow out of my backlog in preparation for the sequel. This brief trailer for the game was broadcast during the 2012 Spike VGAs, showing a ve...
On Friday night, the cool kids were watching their Spike VGAs with live commentary from the Podtoid gang -- Jim Sterling (me!), Conrad Zimmerman, (mustache!), and Jonathan Holmes (posterior!).  It's not quite as cool to...
Did you find there to be a noticeable lack of "A" in the broadcast of the 2012 Spike VGAs tonight? By my count, we had somewhere in the neighborhood of half a dozen actual awards given out during the two-hour presentation. A ...
["K and Rabbit Zero" by Fuju] [Update: Seriously guys? Complaining that news of the hero from the first game returning for the third game is a spoiler? I don't think you know what a spoiler is.] If you've played through Zero ...
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is great. The sweet pre-order watch modeled after the in-game bracelet is also pretty great. If you missed the chance to score the watch for free, you now have the option to buy it directly f...
I cannot express enough how much I love 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors. A cross between escape-the-room puzzler and visual novel, it sits as a shining example of how powerful and engaging videogame narratives can b...
I've got good news and bad news. The good news is that, after more than 30 hours of play time, I've finally finished Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward. Expect the review later in the week. The bad news is that there is a game...
Who knew that a picture of a man sat next to a bag of Doritos could snowball into anger, humiliation, and intrigue? The most startling thing about this industry is that the biggest of avalanches can erupt from the humblest of...
Can anybody tell how excited I am about this game? Is it that obvious? Aksys has dubbed the 13-minute Virtue's Last Reward OVA that originally came out last year. Unlike the game which uses polygon models, this mini movie fe...
No, I am not LeVar Burton, but I've been told by several people (read: no one) that I greatly resemble him. This is your notice that Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is available right now on 3DS and PS Vita. I'm plugging my way through right now and can't think about much else. I've got Bracelet Points and sh*t on the brain.
It seemed like a good idea at the time: Take the popular Dragon Ball Z fighting games and put them in first person perspective with Kinect controls, allowing players to punch, kick, and Kamehameha their way through the series' popular battles, allowing players to be immersed in the Dragon Ball world like never before. Wait... Kinect? No, I was wrong. That doesn't seem like a good idea at all.
Ahead of this year's E3, GameTrailers TV will showcase a new Star Wars game in development at LucasArts. We'll first get a look at the concept, name, and team working on this project during the pre-E3 episode of GTTV which ai...
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...
Ready your arms for today's Mash Tactics. King Foom is playing Deadliest Warrior and Deadliest Warrior: Legends in anticipation of Deadliest Warrior: Ancient Combat's release tomorrow. DW: Ancient Combat is a disc release of ...
Gamers love their mysteries, so it was hardly surprising that a Batman: Arkham World reference at the Spiked Game Video Trophies set brains afire. The reference was spotted during The Joker's CGI acceptance speech for his "Be...
Obviously, we at Destructoid were all forced to watch the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards show this weekend. Shackled to our computers, driven by cruel taskmasters, we had no option but to witness it. In this casual chat from o...
If there's a marketing opportunity to be exploited, you can bet that Spike and the producers of the network's annual Video Game Awards will be there to take advantage of it -- no matter how absurd it may seem. I can just imag...
Happy Monday, Destructoid! In the event that you were too busy huffing ether to pay attention to the Spike TV VGA's this weekend, Max and I have managed to condense the only important parts (i.e., the trailers) into a simple...
Tonight, the Spike Video Game Awards ceremony was broadcast live, packed full of new trailers, game announcements and wretched, pandering humor. We caught the intriguing trailer for The Last of Us. We watched Miyamoto sm...
Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards Game of the Year. I knew it. I won't tell you what I chose as a Spike Video Game Awards panelist judge, but I bet you could guess.  It was a shame that the staf...
Revengeance. Hideo Kojima showed up to the Spike VGA awards to present his newest game. He flubbed up a bit with some nervous English during his presentation, but finally was able to offer up the first look at the new M...
Zombies have been done to death (pun intended), but have we done cute zombies yet? Don't answer that. Still, Epic is trying something a bit less uptight and more fun with upcoming game Fortnite.  Even though it seemed t...
Slo-mo, dark, slick and dramatic as f*ck, here's your debut trailer for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, fresh from tonight's Spike VGA show. Explosions, bashing, transformations and fire breathing? So far, this is easily the best trailer of the night. Who's down for the Fall of Cybertron?
At tonight's Spike VGA awards, Shigeru Miyamoto took the stage to accept an award for the induction of The Legend of Zelda into the hall of fame. He took the stage like a champ, coming out of the floor and fog to accept the a...
Straight from the Spike VGA show, here's the latest Mass Effect 3 trailer. You know you want this sh*t. Gears of Giant Enemy Crabs!
So, what are you up to tonight? We're sat at home watching beautiful people we have a hard time identifying with make casual remarks about our beloved hobby. Yes, it's time once more for the glitz, glamour and high-brow enter...
The 2011 Spike Video Game awards show goes down tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific. It's a live show, as always, and can be found on Spike's television channel, as well as one of the MTV variants and a few others. You w...
If I was one of Link's companions in a Zelda game, I would definitely be less cryptic and more direct. Instead of a "Hey!", "Listen!", or "Watch out!", I would be more of a "Look, Link. You could go light those torches...
Activision and Beenox's The Amazing Spider-Man will be shared with the world for the first time through an exclusive trailer to be shown during Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, airing live on Saturday, December 10 at 8:00 ...
Sony has a PS3 exclusive in the works that, apparently, we "will not believe." It's due for unveiling at the Spike Videogame Awards on Saturday, but we've been given a little taste today, courtesy of a teaser site called The...
Any Chuck fans out there? Chuck star Zachary Levi has been chosen to host this year's Spike TV Video Game Awards, says The Hollywood Reporter. The actor isn't new to the game world, as he's voiced characters in...
Dragon Ball Z games are a dime a dozen. The TV series may have ended 15 years ago, but that hasn't stopped developers and publishers from trying to make the ultimate recreation of the show's experience in game form. The lates...
Remember the Alan Wake teasers that have been surfacing? Well now there's a trailer to go with them. The full trailer will be premiered during the 2011 VGAs, but Spike has posted a seven second teaser of the upcoming trailer...
Seat belts? Where we're going, we don't need seat belts. A new BioWare game will be announced on December 10 during the Spike Video Game Awards, and, by way of Game Informer, we have access to the first teaser image of said p...
It's almost that time of the year again: the run-up to the Video Game Awards and the inevitable announcements of new games as Call of Duty steals some Best Character award from a game that actually has characters. First of al...
I've been waiting for this. I know what I picked for my top games of the year, but I wanted to see what the top five nominations were when the votes from my peers were tallied up. Here they are: Batman: Arkham City...