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I'm a shark!
One of the greatest aspects of the videogame medium is its ability to allow players to inhabit the mind of someone, or something, other than themselves. You can be people from all different walks of life, with all kinds of sk... read feature

Sonic

Forget Sonic Boom, this is what the next Sonic should really be


Just look at him, so cute
Apr 23
For those that have lost faith that a proper Sonic game will ever come out again, please feel comforted in the fact that with videos like these, there is always hope. Honestly, wouldn't you rather play a game that looks like this than the horrors of Sonic Boom? [Image] read
Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV nature video showcases vibrant wildlife, Behemoths


It's like Square Enix's version of the Discovery Channel
Mar 02
"And here we see the majestic Behemoth on the hunt for food in its natural habitat. Watch as it establishes dominance over the other Behemoths within its territory." We've already seen trailers and gameplay footage of Final ... read
Things fish do

Watching fish play Street Fighter II live is actually entertaining


What a world we live in
Aug 20
First there was a fish playing Pokémon over a Twitch stream like it was a human or something, and now we've got two fish fighting each other in Super Street Fighter II Turbo. If you're new to this phenomenon, the tank... read
...in under 2 minutes!
Sure, you could go watch the whole half-hour demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain we saw at E3, but then you don't get to look at my pretty face. Also, an animal shows up at the end of this video! Can you guess what it is?  read feature

PS VITA PETS IS SO FETCH

PlayStation Vita Pets is pure nightmare fuel, buy it now


...if you dare
Jun 04
"Ah, dear tree, I honor you with my wee." This is the type of thing dogs say in the dystopian alternate reality depicted in PlayStation Vita Pets. I never really wanted to know what my dog thinks when he's ruminating ov... read
PS VITA PETS: GET HYPE!

PSA: PlayStation Vita Pets comes out this Tuesday!


GET HYPE!
Jun 01
Awww! Look at the doggies! So cute! Or at least until they were until they started talking. Stop that, guys. Seriously. It's giving me the creeps. I'm out of here. The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 6/3/2014 [PlayStation Blog] read

Yuji Naka makes a whale photographing game


Whale, whale, whale
Jan 03
Prope, the studio founded by Sonic the Hedgehog main programmer Yuji Naka, has just released a whale photographing game called Real Whales. Yep. This iOS and Android release lets you visit locations all over the world in you... read
Perfect for kids and animal lovers alike
Not all simulators are created equal. While some let you dabble into the tiniest microcosmic detail like individual wages of specific levels of society, others are content to let you roam free in a zen garden-like state. The ... read feature

Vita Pets

PlayStation Vita finally gets its killer app -- Pets


OH MY GOD HIPPO DOG
Aug 15
For all of you out there who have been waiting for something other than ports to hit the PlayStation Vita, your wait is finally over. The killer app from Sony has arrived, and it goes by the name of -- PlayStation Vita Pets.... read

Mad Max gameplay, GTA's dogs & Dishonored's witch hunt


The Destructoid Show puts its pants on one leg at a time
Jul 16
Today's Destructoid Show is brought to you by vacation! Which I am going on, tomorrow. Because I feel like it. The News: Avalanche Studios' Mad Max will probably be cool, but I'm unimpressed, Dishonored's final DLC... read

Sega and BBC Earth team up for Orbi attraction


Coming to Yokohama this year
May 29
When Sega trademarked the name Orbi the internet went nuts. New console? New game? Nope. It's a new interactive experience coming to Yokohama, Japan this August.  Sega partnered with BBC Earth to create Orbi, an innovat... read
pretty badass

Become the crazy nastyass badger in Shelter


By Pid developer, Might and Delight
Apr 15
Pid was one of the most charming games I played in 2012, so it's no surprise that developer Might and Delight's next project, Shelter, focuses on the most mighty and delightful creature in the animal kingdom: the crazy nasty... read
Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla

I-Mockery's next game is Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla


Man's greatest question answered
Apr 11
Last year, fans of I-Mockery's irreverent brand of pop culture humor were treated to Abobo's Big Adventure, a mashup of all things NES starring the muscle-bound Double Dragon boss Abobo. As hilarious as Abobo's Big Adventure ... read
Animales de la Muerte

Animales de la Muerte lives on as a mobile game


High Voltage Software's zoo animal slaughterhouse coming to iOS and Android
Apr 05
Remember High Voltage Software's Animales de la Muerte? Originally one of the most promising-sounding titles for the then-new WiiWare service, it stewed in limbo for a few years before dropping WiiWare and becoming an XBLA /... read
Tamagotchi

Tamagotchi mounting a comeback on iOS and Android


What 90s fad will they resuscitate next?
Feb 10
Bandai has announced plans to resurrect Tamagotchi on iOS and Android devices. While the handheld digital pet never truly went away, its star certainly has faded since the late nineties. Perhaps the popular egg-shap... read
Sly Cooper launch trailer

Sly Cooper sneaks into his fourth adventure today


Watch the new launch trailer
Feb 05
Sly Cooper is in for his biggest adventure yet as he travels through the ages in Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. The new launch trailer gives you a decent look at what to expect from the franchise's decidedly Saturday morning c... read
That's our Gaben

Gabe Newell will sign your horse mask, and then put it on


See the footage, complete with a Half-Life 3 'reference' and everything
Jan 31
Don't let anyone say that Gabe Newell isn't a man of the people. After speaking to students at The University of Texas at Austin, which is where his quote about Apple being competition for the PC industry in the living room ... read
Japan World Cup

Japonies 2013


A reminder that Japan World Cup is real
Jan 13
So, like, this is nothing new. We briefly brought up Japan World Cup, a weird-ass horse race-betting DVD game, a couple years back. You might not have heard of it. Or, if you are like me, you completely forgot that this is a thing that exists. Consider this a refresher course in "Japan is f*ckin' nuts" 101. [Vinesauce] Studyguy - Japonies 2013 [YouTube] read
TEAM MEOW
Edmund McMillen of Team Meat has just announced that he and Tommy Refenes are hard at work on their follow-up to Super Meat Boy. It's about cats. Mew-Genics was conceived during a game jam session, but the duo felt it had pot... read feature

Flightless looks quacktastic, shooting for Steam release


You can't go wrong with ducks (and drop-in, drop-out co-op)
Oct 15
Indie developer Nitrome, known for its disgustingly massive selection of free web games, is prepping its first major commercial release, Flightless. It's a fairly basic puzzle-platformer starring a thieving duck who has had ... read

Tokyo Jungle gets four new DLC animals today


Oct 09
As announced on the PlayStation Blog, Tokyo Jungle will be getting four additional playable animals today, and I think there's something here for everyone. Available for download at $0.99 each or bundled together for $2.49 ar... read

More Ecco the Dolphin? Creator is talking with Sega


Sep 24
I know! But before you get your hopes up, let's go through this one step at a time. Game designer Ed Annunziata, the creator of Ecco the Dolphin, tweeted this last week: "Ecco fans, I need you to follow & tweethank @scott... read

Incredible unseen footage of Twelve Tales: Conker 64


Sep 17
Sometimes it's hard to remember that Conker was not always the foul-mouthed drunkard we all know and love. He was supposed to be another kid-friendly mascot in Rare's software stable. He even managed to squeeze out a forgett... read

We're not sure what took so long for Tokyo Jungle to be localized (we first played it at the 2010 Tokyo Game Show), but it's finally here and it's every bit as silly and hilarious as we had hoped it would be.   This acti... read feature

The gun for Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 is absurd


Two heartbeat sensors and infrared. Yep.
Sep 06
"Fearmaster controller? What the hell is that?" I found out, and promptly had to write a post about it. The Top Shot Fearmaster is a gun peripheral for Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013, otherwise known as the series with some of... read

Far Cry 3's lead designer explains what turtles are for


Dude, seriously -- look at all the turtles!
Sep 06
Hey guys, guess what? There's turtles in Far Cry 3. I know what you're thinking, you're like "Whoa, turtles?" and I'm like, "Yeah dude, I know!" I got to talk to Jamie Keen, the lead designer, at PAX this weekend. I aske... read

Tokyo Jungle coming to North America September 25


Aug 20
Tokyo Jungle, the demented "animal survival" game about a Tokyo chock-full of lions and bears, is destined to hit North America on September 25. What's more, the crazy game is going to be available for the rather pleasant pri... read

Ecco the Dolphin celebrates 20 years of aquatic majesty!


Jul 29
[Header by Ashley Davis] Every other videogame franchise seems to be celebrating a major anniversary lately. However, there's one little series that seems to have slipped everyone's mind. Everyone except Dtoider TheManchild, ... read

Without a doubt, Renegade Kid totally killed it with Mutant Mudds earlier this year. With a simple, no-frills structure that struck a major chord with players, the eShop platformer was a sweet dose of purity in a genre that's... read feature

Bomb Monkey will hit the eShop next week


Jun 21
Remember when I told you that Bomb Monkey would be out "hopefully in Q2 2012"? Well it looks like there's nothing to worry about, as the game will finally be gracing the eShop next Thursday, June 28th, for $4.99 (nice!). For... read

Bomb Monkey flings a trailer at your face


Jun 15
Bomb Monkey, Renegade Kid's follow-up to the stellar Mutant Mudds, has been shrouded in secrecy since its original announcement. So shrouded, in fact, that Jonathan Holmes was forced on pain of DEATH to not film any gameplay... read






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