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Black Friday at SplitReason - 20% off all Destructoid swag, today only

Nov 28
Buy our crap!  I'm happy to announce that our T-shirt supplier SplitReason is having a 20% off sale today on all Destructoid merch. including our new Kamikaze shirt (pictured) and the RetroforceGO! shirt (now available i... read

Feast your arse on the new trailer for Golden Axe: Beast Rider

May 31
I am still torn on this one. While my love for generic action games is well known (I don't care for faux-innovation, just give me a sword and some monsters), there's something about the brawler style action game I truly miss,... read

Sega Gamer's Day '08: Golden Axe: Beast Rider screens

May 16
All went a bit quiet on the Golden Axe front, but we now have a selection of new screens from its current-gen revitalization, Golden Axe: Beast Rider. The concept is simple -- take the monster spurring fun of the classic Gold... read

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition gets pushed back

Apr 21
As with most delays, it makes us sad that we don't get to play the game sooner, but it's almost always worth the wait to play a more polished and complete version of the title in question. With The Witcher, however, that isn'... read

This week's VC releases: Animal pornography edition

Dec 10
While Chester sits in his hot tub of money and Wii points, he's left the task of this week's Virtual Console updates to me. And what a week it is to be covering this set of releases. Nintendo's been really excited about what'... read

Warning: playing the Wii may end up in bestial rape

Dec 03
It's very easy to get excited playing the Wii. With everything going on, you sometimes feel like you're in the action -- I know I feel that way when I'm playing Red Steel. Well, sometimes people can get hurt from this. Let's... read

New Golden Axe = Lair? Lack of playable dwarf = FAIL, at any rate

Nov 27
As far as I'm concerned, it's hard to go wrong with a Golden Axe remake. Just give me a dwarf and a shedload of skeletons to fight and I'm happy. Of course, this is the games industry, and nobody ever does the right thing whe... read

There's been a general consensus among Destructoid staff and readership alike that clarification of our reviews process and metrics has been sorely needed for some time, and it's something that I've been wanting to do for awh... read feature


Hot alien lesbian sex in Mass Effect? Set your pocket rockets for Planet Titty

Sep 18
Mass Effect has been passed by the British Board of Film Classification and given a 12-rating. Among the usual talk of mild violence and light cursing, one interesting entry in the board's classification details is that of a ... read

New dirt on Silent Hill 5

Aug 29
Thanks to links from Gay Gamer and, I was able to track down the scrumptiousness that is new details on the latest installment in the epic survival horror series. According to the full article in this month's ... read

New Folklore trailer captures my soul and holds it tightly, yet gently

Aug 16
Dick McVengeance has been clamoring for a fleshed-out trailer for the upcoming, PS3-exclusive Folklore, and I hope that his hunger has been satiated. In the above trailer, we get a look at Ellen and Keats, the game's protagon... read

Beowulf screenshots make my inner bookworm squirm with delight

Jul 26
In the days before videogame journalism owned my soul, I could often be found in used bookstores perusing shelf after shelf of aging tomes, looking for that lit nerd's holy grail so often hidden there. Although the harsh real... read

Podtoid Special Edition: Our E3 Wrap-Up Show

Jul 17
Podtoid returns for a special appearance fresh from Santa Monica with tales of E3, starstruck encounters with colleagues and industry professionals, and unwanted sexual advances. For this E3 wrap-up edition of Podtoid we'... read

Would you play a horror MMO?

Jul 04
My Fourth of July was spent taking it easy (this is a chic phrase for slacking). I've been on a horror kick lately, and I haven't seen a Nightmare on Elm Street film for at least 5 years, so I borrowed a few from a fr... read

Japan still finds the PSP useful -- improved GPS functionality

Jun 08
Digital World Tokyo brings word about some updated PSP software called Everybody's Map 2. The software works with a GPS dongle that's available for somewhere around 5,000 yen ($41 USD), and costs 50,040 yen on to... read

Loki: Diablo for the graphics whore?

May 31
A mighty Norse warrior, a fierce Greek fighter, a powerful Egyptian sorcerer and a skilled Aztec shaman --what do they all have in common, exactly? Well, besides being a wicked crew of asskickers, they are the four playable r... read

PlayStation 3 Intercooler: Second time's a charm?

May 11
Nyko, the been there done that before company, has proudly released the PlayStation 3's version of the ever so popular Intercooler. While recently garnering a decent review over at IGN, it's just a bit concerning that... read

Happy Tree Friends to make you vaguely uncomfortable on XBLA

May 10
Since today's gamers can't handle cute without a fair dose of abject horror and violence in their games ("Yes! Blood! I am manly and awash in gore!" is a mantra I've uttered once or twice during rounds o... read

Podtoid Volume 2: Toid Harder!

May 10
After a long hiatus, the Podtoid is back.The original Podtoid was shot down over Germany two months ago, and while the Germans deny involvement (and that the War has been over for sixty years), our investigation into his whe... read

FFVII + Second Life = eLARPing; meta is not a strong enough word

May 06
Ladies and gentlemen, you are staring directly into the rabbit's hole, only this particular hole is filled with people dressed as rabbits dressed as Cloud and Sephiroth (and they are quite possibly having sex with one ano... read

NBA Live 2008 looks sweatiliciously real

May 02
It's hard to believe that these NBA Live 2008 images are actual production screenshots. Unlike the somewhat creepy humans in Virtua Tennis 3, the texture and modelling work in next-gen EA sports games continue to push th... read

Colony Studios won't be playing it safe (we hope)

Apr 30
Colony Studios announced their opening today, boasting one of the most well rounded teams in recent memory. Their staff has worked on every major MMO title from Everquest to World of Warcraft (not to mention everything in be... read

Good evening and happy Friday, friends, and welcome to a special edition of Bargain Bin Laden. As those of you familiar with how we work it up here in Bargainville (located in northern Dealvania) are already aware, covering n... read feature


New Beautiful Katamari screens, featuring the 7555km Katamari!

Apr 27
By way of Famitsu comes a slew of new screens of Beautiful Katamari, due out sometime this year (God, please, let it be sometime this year) on the Xbox360 and PS3. Bandai-Namco keeps upping the ante on them Katamari, don'... read

It's a Wii with better games! Oh...wait.

Apr 25
I can't read Engadget Japan, and I don't care. This page could say this mod was made from my mother's intestines and I'd likely still be over here making my stupid American noises of glee and bouncing about. B... read

Apocalyptic Gaming: what games will you never, ever give up?

Apr 24
Destructoid operates within an industry that prescribes scores, usually a one-through-ten kind of affair, to the games we play. But as folks who live and breathe the stuff, it's safe to say that our response to games goes... read

Cute doggies to go multi-platform

Apr 01
Get your petitions ready, kids. We've recieved word today that adorable puppies will no longer be exclusive to any one major console; news that is sure to hit many a loyal fanboy like a 12-ton wrecking ball to the face. ... read

Fanboys tell it like it is: The PlayStation 3 is not the best thing since air

Mar 27
Mother nature is a tough one to trump, after all. If you could bare to stomach more painful fanboy videos after ChadWarden's epic PSTriple fanboy performance, these two new videos should put a gyroscopic rumble-free fork ... read

Gallery: gaming industry goes gangsta'

Mar 22
This unsettling photoshop contest gallery is a result of what happed when we tasked hardcore gamers to turn gaming industry executives and franchise characters into hardcore rappers. The result? Donkey Pimp.Ken Kutarabling. H... read

Earth Eternal provides beast and location

Mar 19
Kotaku somehow beat me to this gallery, for which I would declare jihad on them if I was of the proper ethno-religious background. Luckily for them, the worst my people can do is under-salt their marinara.Earth Eternal, an up... read

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