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11:00 AM on 02.08.2012

The Old Republic's Ilum still having issues

All is not well with the galaxy in The Old Republic. Evidently kills on the world PVP planet Ilum (one of the few things you can do post level 50) aren't registering for a lot of folks, meaning they can't complete their daily...

Chris Carter

10:30 PM on 09.07.2011

The DTOID Show: A Kiss From The Nubs & New Vita Games

[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook....

Max Scoville

9:00 PM on 06.15.2011

New Destructoid Episode: Duke Nukem, Catherine, and Wii U

Hey gang, long time no typing. In the wake of E3, I am suffering from what the experts are referring to as "nerd flu," but which is more likely a hybrid of the T-Virus, Captain Trips, and the Legacy Virus. In spite of Kinect...

Max Scoville

5:40 PM on 06.15.2011

A plethora of Ocarina of Time glitches on N64

James Rolfe may best be known as the Angry Video Game Nerd, but he also produces a variety of other content for his website Cinemassacre. One such video series, Mike's Game Glitches, is hosted by his best friend and AVGN col...

Tony Ponce

4:00 PM on 04.04.2011

A look at EDF: Insect Armageddon's creepy crawlers

Lead game designer Jim Richardson has posted new details about the enemies of Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon, as well as provided some backstory for those damn dirty Ravagers. Earth Defense Force 2017 was a game in wh...

Jordan Devore

6:30 AM on 04.01.2011

Super Crate Box updated to fix scoring error

Dutch developer Vlambeer has released an updated version of their IGF award-nominated game Super Crate Box. Version 1.04 fixes an "error" which was causing points to be awarded for collecting the game's titular crates and not...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:30 PM on 02.25.2011

Magicka gets new patch, 'Mea Culpa' apology DLC

Arrowhead Studio's accidental friendly-fire simulator Magicka is a pretty sweet game, but to wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say that at launch it was....a little rough around the edges. Even two hundred thousand and som...

Josh Tolentino

7:00 PM on 01.06.2011

2010 Sucked: Immersion breaking bugs

[Editor's note: Congrats to mada7 as he's the first person to get promoted for this month's Monthly Musing Assignment which you can contribute to too! mada7 takes a look at all the bugs that plagued major games of 2010, the ...


Hands-on: Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon photo
Hands-on: Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Earth Defense Force is a very beloved series here at Destructoid. Various members on the team, especially Colette Bennett, adore this franchise to death. I've never played any of the games before so I've never quite understood the appeal.

After checking out Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon though, I totally get it. I now see why this franchise is so loved and fans are going to really dig the new improvements and changes. Better graphics, online co-op, Horde mode and more are all detailed below.

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7:30 PM on 09.03.2010

Crackdown 2 DLC is broken, don't buy it

Ruffian Games has given players another reason not to play Crackdown 2 today, as its just-released DLC pack, the Toy Box add-on, seems to only take things away from the game. Namely, its ability to function. Ruffian has ...

Andrew Kauz

2:20 PM on 08.25.2010

Crashes and drama surround Elemental's launch

This is just painful. The new Stardock strategy game for PC, Elemental: War of Magic, is going through a rough time: its launch this week has been met with game-breaking bugs and crashes, much to the dissatisfaction of fans. ...

Jordan Devore

6:20 PM on 05.21.2010

Super Mario Galaxy 2 bug found?

I've encountered what I think is a bug in Super Mario Galaxy 2. I found it by...dying. A lot. And I don't think this is a level-specific thing either. It just happened to me in world 6, in a stage where you use Rock Mario (a...

Dale North

12:40 PM on 05.20.2010

Rockstar aware of Red Dead Redemption invisibility bug

Anyone who's played Red Dead Redemption's Free Roam mode for a decent amount of time has probably run into something funny: a bug that causes you, your horse, or other objects nearby to go invisible. It's quite hilarious as f...

Jordan Devore

1:09 PM on 04.13.2010

Is Splinter Cell Conviction freezing for you?

It is for some. We've received several tips and messages on the matter today for those that have already jumped into the game. This is happening to Xbox 360 gamers on the 2nd level of the game. Destructoid reader Mr. Jenkems...

Dale North

2:00 AM on 02.25.2010

Heavy Rain users are reporting issues with the game

More than a handful of users are reporting issues with their copies of Heavy Rain on the official PlayStation message board. These problems range from blank screens to corrupted save files. One unlucky soul in particular can'...

Brad Nicholson

2:40 PM on 02.05.2010

Not happening: A fix for Mass Effect 2 tiny text issue

If you can't read the text in Mass Effect 2, buy a new TV. In a recent message board post about the problematic tiny text issue affecting SDTV owners, BioWare revealed that it can't patch the problem. "We understand that on s...

Brad Nicholson