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Randy Solem of Video Game DC fame passed away in March


Aug 07
It's always disheartening to learn that one of your cherished icons has passed on, but it's even more disheartening to discover their death months after the fact. Randy Solem, creator of Video Game Director's Cuts and the "Ri... read

Josh Holloway's six-pack abs aren't in Dishonored so STFU


Aug 06
Dishonored has one hell of a voice cast but Lost's Josh Holloway is not on the bill. Due to some confusion over this on other news sites, Dishonored co-director Harvey Smith cleared this up for us (as well as BethBlog's Twitt... read

Skyrim feels the wrath of Conan O'Brien and Mr. Buttons


Aug 03
A month ago, talk show host Conan O'Brien decided to throw his hat in the game reviewers' ring with a new web series called Clueless Gamer. After ripping apart Michael Phelps: Push The Limit, he has ticked Kinect Star Wars a... read

Fassbender starring in/producing Assassin's Creed movie


Jul 09
Renowned actor and human/shark hybrid Michael Fassbender is attached to produce the upcoming Assassin's Creed movie. Not only that, he'll also take the "lead" role as time-simulating killer-in-training Desmond Miles.  It... read

RTX: Rooster Teeth, now with more Elijah Wood and fans


Jul 07
[This weekend Destructoid is reporting live from RTX in Austin, Texas, the community based gaming expo for Rooster Teeth fans and everyone else.] From 500 in attendance last year to 4,000 this weekend at RTX, Rooster Teeth ha... read

Well, happy Bungie Day everyone! On the seventh day of every July, Bungie fans impatiently wait for cryptic messages of upcoming projects that Bungie happens to be working on at the time. This year's most exciting Bungie Day ... read feature

This is why Conan O'Brien is the best game reviewer


Jul 01
On Thursday, Team Coco kicked off a new web series called Clueless Gamer, in which Conan O'Brien tries (and fails) to play a videogame then assigns a review score. And unlike The Tommy Wi-Show, it won't make you feel like yo... read

Carmen Sandiego movie happening, Lopez may star


Jun 28
Talk about random! It seems that Hollywood, ever starving for ideas, has its eyes on a certain red-hatted thief who hasn't been relevant in a long time. Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? is becoming a movie, and Jennifer... read

Aisha Tyler combats 'illiterate and racist' gamer attacks


Jun 13
Aisha Tyler hosted Ubisoft's E3 press conference this year and, in all fairness, continued the publisher's tradition of inflicting a cavalcade of embarrassing jokes upon a cringing audience. Backlash was inevitable, and Ms. T... read

Snoop Dogg's Tekken Tag 2 rap vid is so unnecessary


Jun 12
I still can't get over the fact that Snoop Dogg has a themed level in the upcoming Tekken Tag Tournament 2. It is truly one of the most bizarre bits of news to come out of E3 2012. Aside from his claims that he's long been a... read

Famous faces awkwardly pose with a Mr. Destructoid sprite


Jun 09
A couple months back, Holly Green made an adorable Mr. Destructoid Perler bead sprite with the idea that a bunch of industry personnel and other famous Internet celebrities would gladly pose for photos with the little green s... read

Zelda Williams to emcee the Zelda Symphony concert at E3


May 30
I hope you guys haven't forgotten about The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess, the year-long US tour that celebrates the music of the Zelda series. If you have forgotten, don't fret! Consult the schedule and see if the... read

Red vs. Blue Season 10 gets an action packed trailer


May 25
Following the news that freaking Elijah Wood would have a role in the new season of Red vs. Blue comes this brand new trailer jam-packed full of awesome action. The animated sequences look even better than last season, and I... read

The next season of Red vs. Blue will feature Elijah Wood


Apr 26
Yeah, seriously, Elijah Wood. Season 10 of Red vs. Blue will debut on May 28 and is set to conclude the Project Freelancer story arc. Elijah Wood will be voicing new character Sigma, an artificial intelligence program that E... read

Conan O'Brien will have a small voice role in Halo 4


Apr 17
Yup, that's the big news surrounding the Halo 4 appearance on Conan O'Brien tonight. Conan, along with sidekick Andy Richter, will have a small talking role of some sort towards the end of Halo 4. Conan and team visited 343 ... read

Halo 4 news will appear on Conan O'Brien tonight


Apr 17
Usually the go-to late-night personality has been Jimmy Fallon for showing off a game, with the most recent being The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword appearing on his show. But Microsoft picked a different way to go, because t... read

Christopher Walken, master of the 'Let's Play'


Apr 13
Sometimes, a joke is just so simple that you wonder why no one else had done it before. That's what was running through the mind of our old pal Sean Carey when he discovered "Christopher Walkenthroughs" by Game Society Films... read

Last February, I wrote an article about Cartoon Network's Regular Show and how it speaks to the 80s generation of gamers with genuine love and attention to detail. Whereas other shows make only cursory, often disparaging ref... read feature

Paul McCartney is working on videogame music


Jan 31
Paul McCartney says that he is working on music for a videogame, and it's not Beatles Rock Band. It would be hilarious to hear the famed artist's take on a fighting game score. Or a JRPG.  In an interview with Die Zeit, ... read

The Daily Show rips on the Pokemon-quoting prez candidate


Dec 06
Most likely due to allegations regarding sexual harassment, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain announced the suspension of his campaign on December 3. The Daily Show's Jon Stewart decided to say a few words on his... read

Keep on milking Robin Williams, Nintendo!


Nov 15
Okay, Nintendo. We get it. Robin Williams is a total videogame nerd who named his daughter after Princess Zelda. One thing, though... Zelda Williams isn't in this commercial! I don't want extreme closeups of Robin's creepy old man lips! The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword: Robin Williams "Origins" Commerical [YouTube] read

Jimmy Fallon does NOT deserve that Link on Epona statue


Nov 13
This week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Reggie Fils-Aime once again made a guest appearance, this time to showcase The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Not only did Jimmy get some early playtime alongside the Meat Man, he ... read

Zelda and Robin Williams return in this Skyward Sword ad


Oct 31
Nintendo is riding the Princess Zelda / Zelda Williams connection to the bitter end, but I'm really not bothered. Robin Williams is a such a cartoon character in most everything he does, and his daughter is oh so lovely. Mor... read

Some guy is Leon Kennedy in the next Resident Evil film


Oct 02
I don't know how, but Paul W. S. Anderson still gets to make Resident Evil movies. I'm not complaining too much, because I must admit that those films are a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine. Still, wow. Anyway, series star Mi... read

Lil Wayne samples Sword & Sworcery without permission?


Aug 13
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery is my favorite iPad game. I'm not alone in my love of the game. Dtoid's own Sean Carrey gave it a 10/10. It sounds like Lil Wayne and/or his producers may be fans of Sworcery as well. Abov... read

Zelda and Robin Williams get sappy in OoT 3D commercial


Jun 15
So that big, mysterious film shoot starring Robin Williams' daughter Zelda turned out to be... a commercial for The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. Okay, so I might have set my expectations too high on that one, but wha... read

Mysterious Nintendo film shoot involves Zelda... Williams


May 29
Last week, a few mysterious Tweets appeared on Zelda Williams' Twitter page concerning some super secret Nintendo film shoot she was involved in. Who is Zelda Williams, you may ask? Why, she's the daughter of Robin Williams, ... read

Watch videogame reporters and Glee actors talk Mario


Mar 24
Last year, Nintendo held an event in San Francisco celebrating Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary. I was lucky enough to attend this event, but unlucky (or unwise) enough to try a drink at the event that was named after Luigi... read

Sure, why not? Harrison Ford doing a Facebook game


Mar 07
Harrison Ford seems like a stand-up guy, and hey, he's coming out with a Facebook game that is, unsurprisingly, for a good cause. Top men are working on it, we're told. Ford is collaborating with developer Talkie and Conserva... read

Continuing our coverage of the SpikeTV Video Game Awards red carpet ceremony (it was actually just black linoleum, major disappointment) I've got a couple new clips of Dtoid staff harassing famous people. First, I got to talk... read feature


G4 -- once a TV channel dedicated to gaming, now a TV channel dedicated to some things -- has been dropped by the DirecTV service after Nielsen data suggested it was one of the lowest rated networks in town.  &aci... read feature

Obama, Palin, the Beastie Boys, and more in NBA Jam


Oct 05
An NBA Jam without hidden characters? Nonsense! The Wii version of NBA Jam, which hits stores today, continues the tradition Midway started back in 90s, with a number of familiar faces. I've been playing the game for review, ... read






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