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9:30 PM on 09.17.2012

Incredible unseen footage of Twelve Tales: Conker 64

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...

Tony Ponce



Review: Tokyo Jungle photo
Review: Tokyo Jungle
by Dale North

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 action/survival game, set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, stars all the animals that survived when the humans disappeared, with a fuzzy little Pomeranian puppy being the game's banner character. With food supplies depleted and no humans around to feed them, these animals are forced to take to the gritty, urban streets of Tokyo to fend for themselves. And when they find there's no food out there? 

Well, they begin to eat each other.

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11:00 PM on 09.06.2012

The gun for Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013 is absurd

"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...

Jordan Devore





1:00 PM on 09.06.2012

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

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...

Max Scoville

1:30 PM on 08.20.2012

Tokyo Jungle coming to North America September 25

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...

Jim Sterling

12:00 PM on 07.29.2012

Ecco the Dolphin celebrates 20 years of aquatic majesty!

[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, ...

Tony Ponce



Review: Bomb Monkey photo
Review: Bomb Monkey
by Tony Ponce

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 struggling to maintain relevance in this modern gaming age.

Having taken the side-scrolling platformer "back to basics," Renegade Kid is looking to do the same for the tile-matching puzzler. Bomb Monkey may lack the flash and pulse-pounding intensity of titles like Lumines or Meteos, but it's immediately accessible to anyone who may be turned off by the seemingly high level of complexity of those other games.

Plus, it features multiplayer on a single 3DS! That's a treat!

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2:30 PM on 06.21.2012

Bomb Monkey will hit the eShop next week

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...

Chris Carter

11:00 PM on 06.15.2012

Bomb Monkey flings a trailer at your face

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...

Tony Ponce

9:00 PM on 06.15.2012

The DTOID Show: Dawnguard, Tokyo Jungle & Overstrike

Oh my darlings, here's today's Destructoid Show. Tara's still gone, because she's getting stung/bitten by bees/dogs, but Anthony's here to fill in. Anthony and I have fun. Today's news: Playdead's working on a follow-up to L...

Max Scoville

8:00 PM on 03.30.2012

How's your baby-throwing arm? Offspring Fling is out

To all would-be parents, how prepared are you for the big day? You could probably stand to brush up on some important child-raising skills. For instance, how far can you toss a baby? You'll never know when you'll need to chuc...

Tony Ponce

6:30 PM on 03.28.2012

Tokyo Jungle's animal outfits are too much

The PlayStation 3 game in which a humorously diverse population of animals has taken over a human-less Tokyo just got slightly more absurd. It's not enough that there are Pomeranians fighting lions in Tokyo Jungle; no, we nee...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 03.26.2012

DTOID Interview: There are NO fish in Assassin's Creed 3

I'm hoping by now, you guys have all read Conrad Zimmerman's great writeup about Assassin's Creed III, and how it looks awesome and how there is snow. Now, here's an interview I did with Ubisoft Montreal's Alex Hutchinson. He was nice enough to answer some questions about the game's setting, the multiplayer, and most importantly, what kind of animals are in the game and can I eat them.

Max Scoville

8:00 AM on 03.12.2012

Bomb Monkey 'hopefully' out by Q2 2012

After being pestered for a bit, Renegade Kid recently confirmed on their Twitter that their eShop latest, Bomb Monkey, will be headed for the 3DS marketplace in "Q2, hopefully". While it isn't a hard release date, most of us ...

Chris Carter





2:30 PM on 03.06.2012

Renegade Kid's next eShop game is about bombs and monkeys

Score one for Mutant Mudds! Renegade Kid's basic yet unbelievably enjoyable platformer for the 3DS has been kicking ass in a big way. In addition to the widespread critical acclaim, the game has been receiving plenty of expos...

Tony Ponce

1:00 PM on 02.08.2012

Nintendo of America has hired a spokesdog

They would do such a thing, wouldn't they? Yes, it's true -- Nintendo of America now has a spokesdog for February, which is Responsible Pet Owners Month. He's a Jack Russell terrier named Uggie who has also appeared in TV com...

Jordan Devore