And now, the last of our editorial picks for the best games of 2012, we bring you the winner of the best strategy game. While settling on which games we would select as our nominees for the category was not at all easy, picki... read
Are you ready for some action? Some excitement? All day long, we're dropping our picks for the best games of the year and we move now to the best action/adventure title. Of all the categories we voted for in 2012, this one ac... read
Another hour, another award announcement! It's time now to reveal the best console exclusive of the year and it's certainly an interesting category for us. While big-budget home console games generally get the most attention,... read
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 ... read
Google has been ramping ups its gaming presence steadily this year, with plans to make Chrome a viable gaming destination. Those efforts got a significant shot in the arm last night with the reveal of Bastion, formerly an XBL... read
After incurring Internet rage and a class action suit, Electronic Arts has finally given up and made good on its broken promise to give Battlefield 3 PS3 owners a free digital copy of Battlefield 1943. Every now and then, ang... read feature
We teamed up with Nyko to get one lucky person two passes to E3 and a ton of Nyko products! Here are the prizes for those of you that missed it the first time around:
Wii: Wand+, Charge Station (Black), Wireless Nunchu... read
As you may have seen, here at Destructoid we've launched a streamlined way to challenge other players online to friendly wagered competitions of various Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 games, as well as Starcraft II. By challengin... read
Time to announce the winners of our Hector: Badge of Carnage caption contest. We gave an image, you gave us captions and we're giving ten of you the first episode of this raucous adventure game for the effort. Up above, you'll see my personal favorite of the winning entries, submitted by OMGmyFACE. Below, our other nine winning captions. read
Ladies and gentelmen as the Royal wedding is upon us here in the glorious Untied Kingdom we decided this was the perfect time to further celebrate our Britishness by bringing you episode 9 of BritToid: Destructoids British ga... read
[Update] Congratulations to Joshua Hudson and Luigi Takes Over. They are each getting a pair of Distant Worlds tickets for the Atlanta show on May 6.
For everyone else, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is offering up a nice dea... read
Remember Terry Garrett, the blind gamer who can blaze through Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus via sound cues alone? Now he's back to make Bit.Trip Runner his bitch!
Watch above as Terry races through the first few levels of the PC v... read
We asked you to tell us why you wanted to attend the upcoming New York show of Distant Worlds: music of Final Fantasy for a couple of sets of free tickets. The April 1st and 2nd shows, set to take place at the BAM Howard Gilm... read
PAX East 2011 3-day passes have long sold out, but the awesome folks at Ska Studios had five to give out to some lucky Dtoid readers. All you had to do to enter was tell Ska Studios how you would thank the team for the passes... read
[Update: A winner has been chosen! Congratulations to Michael Hayes, as chosen by Sean and Wicked Smart Kids! You can see his winning response below. Michael, we'll be contacting you with information on how to pick up/receiv... read
The week Killzone 3 was released Destructoid launched an amazing contest where we were giving away 10 Helghast Editions! Only about 450 of these special sets were made and includes:
Cloaking Helghast Marksman... read
The people behind Twonky gave Destructoid $1,700 in prizes to give out to the Destructoid community! Twonky is a super easy to use Android app which allows you to beam any media such as pictures, videos, music and more from ... read
Holy crap, it took a while for this contest to get a winner, right? Apologies for the delay, but we were waiting for some commentary from Square Enix, who wanted to provide personal insight on the winning entries. The comment... read
Before the holidays, Epic Games, People Can Fly, and Electronic Arts sent us a pretty cool gift: a custom made, Bulletstorm nutcracker.
One of our New Year's resolutions this year was to crack fewer nuts, so we decided to giv... read
Congratulations, everyone! We did it! We were able to defeat the Phantom Blot as the Disney Epic Mickey contest received over 1,500 comments and thanks to your efforts, we're now able to share this exclusive artwork with all ... read
Our Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit contest has come to a close today. We've checked the leaderboards for the event, "First Offence," and the top five are:
Eternal Panda ... read
Modder Hasse's brother can only use his right hand, but he loves to play videogames. this inspired him to make what has to be the most heartwarming controller hack ever: a one-handed Gamecube controller.
His solution was to ... read
We partnered up with GameStop this past month to give away an Xbox 360 Slim with a 250GB HDD and a copy of Madden NFL 11. All you needed to do to enter was perform some kind of a football related move in a public setting. Yo... read
Destructoid celebrated the release of Kick-Ass on the PlayStation®Store last week by giving away the movie and a very limited edition Kick-Ass skinned PSP® with Red Mist's face. All you needed to do to enter was leave... read
Destructoid and ASTRO Gaming teamed up to giveaway two sets of ASTRO A30 headsets and Audio Systems last month! The headsets are on sale right now for $99.95 and the Audio Systems are going for $199.95 -- both a huge savings ... read
Persona 3 Portable was released this week and Atlus was offering Junpei's hat as a bonus item for those that pre-ordered the game. The bonus item is gone now that the game is out, but Atlus did hook us up with ten of the hats... read
Last week, Destructoid was giving away a Sniper: Ghost Warrior themed iPad along with ten copies of the game for the Xbox 360, shirts and ammo boxes. All you had to do to enter was identify the location of five hidden snipers... read
Destructoid teamed up with Nyko to giveaway the ultimate prize collection! Nyko offered up two tickets to E3 2010, a used booth babe dress (seriously) and a bunch of Nyko accessories!
Congratulations to Dtoider leavemealone9... read
The good people at Ska Studios reached out the Destructoid community for help with naming an attack in The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile based on the above video. The best name would win the submitter a place in the game's cred... read
Our second Dementium II and Astro A30 contest was a huge success. Every single entry was just beyond amazing. It was tough picking who would win but we were able to narrow down our choices down to Mitchell and Jenki.
We ran a little contest over the weekend to giveaway four super cute Speck iPhone cases designed by Ninjatown creator, Shawn Smith. All you needed to do to enter was to simply tell us your Plus+ account name in Ninjatown: Tre... read
Last week Destructoid was giving away a copy of Dementium II, a signed poster and a Astro A30 headset. All you needed to do to enter was take the cover art for Dementium II and replace the hand with something else. Below is t... read