I want to fly like a squirrel When just about every major publisher rolled out a game featuring bows at E3 earlier this year, the fad didn't go unnoticed. Many were quick to comment on how in vogue arrow-slinging weaponry has become and for good reason. T... read feature
If you dropped the extra cash on the hardened or care package editions of Black Ops II, you received an extra zombie map for your troubles. Now, Activision has made said map, called "Nuketown Zombies," available for everyone... read
We were live earlier today for The Destructoid Show, and if you missed it... Shame on you. But here's a recording anyway.
Sony patented a new controller that's kinda cool, but also stupid-looking. THQ's in the latest Humble ... read
GamePad strangely excellent for FPS games After spending the past two days with the Wii U version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, I have found all my worries about the GamePad's ability to handle fast-paced first-person shooters melt away. In fact, I may now consider ... read feature
Hey guys! Because it's hell-season, we didn't go live today, but we do still have a show for you.
Borderlands 2's new DLC, "Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage," is coming out next week, because you kids can't get enough of that... read
Tonight is a HUGE night for multiplayer gaming! Not only did one of the biggest multiplayer titles of the year launch this week with Call of Duty: Black Ops II, but King Foom went and challenged the developers of PlanetSide 2... read
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is not having the best of times on PlayStation 3. Because, of course, that's totally surprising and hasn't happened before.
Chief among the problems are connectivity issues, with users unable ... read
Hey gang! Here's today's Destructoid Show!Jim reviewed Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and we run down the pros and cons, including the slight possibility that if you buy the PC version, you might get a copy of Mass Effect 2 by a... read
At the end of the original Black Ops, you got a special bonus game of zombies where you could play as President Kennedy, President Nixon, and Fidel Castro. After the credits in Black Ops II, you get this.
Obviously major spo... read
A funny thing happened today as a number of reports started surfacing from people who had purchased the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, only to discover the second installation disc missing and a copy of Mass Effect... read
Hey gang! We're back with another steaming pile of gaming news for your brain-holes!
A new Mass Effect game is in the works, and the exciting part is that it's gonna be running Frostbite 2. Black Ops II comes out tomorro... read
Here's today's action-packed Destructoid Show!
Bethesda has released a big ol' video about The Elder Scrolls Online, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is allowing the internet teenagers to livestream their online gun-shooting right f... read
Activision has finally announced that they're partnering with YouTube as the livestreaming partner for Call of Duty: Black Ops II multiplayer matches. Yup, you'll be able to livestream your matches directly through the game o... read
Fans that pre-order Black Ops II will be given the Nuketown 2025 map, as seen in the latest video from Treyarch. Nuketown was fun in the first Black Ops thanks to how small the map is, but there's an even better and smaller ... read
Well hello there, jewels. How are you doing this fine evening? Staying dry, I hope? Wha-OKAY ENOUGH SMALL TALK.
On today's Destructoid Show, we're treated to a launch trailer for Assassin's Creed III, a live-action trai... read
What's in my hand? Back to you, you have it. It's a baby! Look again. The baby is now dynamite!
Today's episode of Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? gives you a glimpse into just another day at the Activision office. Bobby Kotick wa... read
Hey gang! We're back again with the news about the bleep-bloops and the CoDBlops.
Today, there's whisperings of new Skyrim DLC, codenamed: "Dragonborn," possibly involving us actually riding the dragons this time. The Wii U ... read
We're less than a month away from Call of Duty: Black Ops II hitting store shelves now! The launch trailer has just been released, and it shows off a ton of things you can expect to do in the single-player campaign. Grapplin... read
Today on The Destructoid Show, we do what we always do on The Destructoid Show: talk about video game news,
For starters, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be making CoD: Elite a free service, but will be offering a seaso... read
After an interesting reveal by Activision with regards to its Call of Duty: Elite service today, another announcement nearly slipped by. Not nearly as surprising, the company will be introducing a season pass f... read
The 3D fad has more or less died, but that's not stopping Treyarch from including 3D support in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. They've even partnered up with LG Electronics to offer a discount for those that buy the game and one... read
Hey gang! Here we are again, another Friday episode where Tara and I goof off a bunch because we feel like it.
Big news today: something something boobs controversy Team Ninja Dead Or Alive 5, Konami unveils collector's editi... read
So we gave you a pretty extended detail look at Black Ops II's multiplayer not too long ago. It was a lot to take in, but guess what? There's more. So much more. In fact, Treyarch had us out for another visit just to see the ... read feature
Wednesday means a new Destructoid Show and a new Destructoid Show means news about video games, or something.
Some new details for Call of Duty: Black Ops II have been revealed, specifically the ZOMBIES mode, which sound... read
If you haven't noticed by now, there's been a theme with Call of Duty: Black Ops II where everything has been getting revamped. Your actions in the single-player campaign will affect the ending, and multiplayer has ditched th... read feature
We've seen the single-player, we've seen the multiplayer, we've even gotten a deep dive into the eSports and livestreaming initiatives. So it's about time the last piece of the Black Ops II puzzle has finally been revealed w... read feature
Greetings, dear readers! Max is still out parkouring in Boston this week, so I forced Anthony Carbon to come on my show and make fun of Max with me instead. It worked out pretty well!
We also talked about some video games, I... read
The night I got back from the Wii U press conference in New York City, I wrote a quick impressions piece of how Black Ops II played on the Wii U GamePad.
Want to see how the game actually looks on the Gamepad? Well shoot thi... read feature
The Destructoid Show was LIVE today with fanciful fun and magical treasures for everyone, and blah blah something something, I don't know -- it's Friday why are you making me write these sentences.
If you missed it, the Wii U... read
One of the bigger announcements at today's Wii U event was that the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be making it to Nintendo's next home console on November 13. So is there a good reason why you should get the W... read feature
If you have been dying to play a new HD Call of Duty game on a Nintendo system, your dream has finally come true! Black Ops II is officially coming to the Wii U.
Black Ops II will feature second-screen gameplay, where player ... read
If you're looking to run Call of Duty: Black Ops II on your PC, you'll be wanting to know what you need to run it. Either that or you're gearing up to tell me I could just copy and paste the specs for Call of Duty 4 because c... read