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Xbox One

There are a ton of collectible Xbox Ones at SDCC


But most of them are ugly
Jul 24
Microsoft has a bunch of custom Xbox Ones on display at San Diego Comic-Con and one of them could be yours. Convention attendees who take a photo of one of the consoles at the Xbox Gaming Lounge need only tweet it out with #X... read
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Halo

Here's our debut look at Halo: Nightfall


Digital series streaming this November on Xbox Live
Jul 24
Ridley Scott is executive producing Halo: Nightfall, a live-action digital series that will bridge the gap between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians. The latter game prominently features a new character, "legendary manhunter" Jam... read
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Disney Infinity

Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes releasing September 23


Say goodbye to Mickey and hello to Iron Man
Jul 24
Disney Interactive has confirmed that Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes will release to North American retailers on Tuesday, September 23. The sequel to the family IP established last year will expand the platform with the... read
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Death Scythe Bats

Final Fantasy director Tetsuya Nomura designed a Batman figure that looks like a Gundam


Death Scythe Batman
Jul 23
Square Enix has partnered WB and DC for a PlayArts Kai line of Batman toys designed by Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura. Not a single zipper in sight. The first prototype, above, is gracing Comic Con and looking a bit like Death Scythe from Gundam Wing (with some Spawn in there, maybe). read
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LASER TAG!

Jessica Nigri's hosting a Borderlands laser tag match at SDCC


Go, or risk being a Zer0
Jul 23
San Diego Comic-Con has no shortage of special events to keep con-goers' schedules completely packed. Videogame publishers find the show a perfect opportunity to get their up-and-coming titles in front of a massive audience. ... read
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San Diego Comic-Con

This probably isn't what you'll look like doing the Assassin's Creed parkour course


Not that you're bad, these guys are just really good
Jul 18
Let's face it -- you're not a trained parkour expert. (Apologies if you are!) But, if you're attending San Diego Comic-Con next week, Ubisoft's giving you the opportunity to pretend like you know what you're doing when it co... read
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Nintendo's Comic-Con lineup includes Super Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors


Nintendo Gaming Lounge returns
Jul 17
Nintendo is calling their San Diego Comic-Con lineup their biggest ever. To me it looks like they packed up their E3 showing and saved it for SDCC. That's great news as their E3 showing was fantastic.  They're back at th... read
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SEGA at Comic-Con

Go play Alien: Isolation at Comic-Con


Sonic and Hatsune Miku, too, I guess
Jul 16
SEGA has announced its plans for San Diego Comic-Con, which is to chill at some place called Nerd HQ ironically held at the San Diego Padre's baseball park.  With how much videogame nerds try to bully sportsters for soci... read
JUMP! photo
JUMP!

Take an Assassin's Creed Leap of Faith at San Diego Comic-Con


Or just play some videogames
Jul 15
Are you going to San Diego Comic-Con? If so, Ubisoft has some activities planned for you. These aren't your run-of-the-mill "let's go to a few panels" either (although you can totally do that if you want). As promotion for As... read
The Witcher photo
The Witcher

The Witcher 3 will be at San Diego Comic-Con


See the first 'consumer' preview of the game
Jul 15
CD Projekt RED is bringing Geralt of Rivia to San Diego Comic-Con this year, offering The Witcher fans an opportunity to catch a preview of the long-awaited third installment, Wild Hunt. Next week's events also include an art... read
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Mass Effect

More info on the next Mass Effect to arrive at Comic-Con International


Soon.jpg
Jul 15
On July 23rd through the 27th, San Diego Comic-Con will be unleashed again for the masses to attend, which means tons of movie, TV, and videogame news will follow. We can probably expect more on the next Mass Effect ... read
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Smash Tourney

Going to Comic-Con? Nintendo's doing a 3DS Smash Bros. tourney


You can stream it if not in attendance
Jul 10
E3 attendees could take part in a t-shirt-prized Wii U Smash Bros. tournament, but it looks like Nintendo's letting the 3DS version strut at Comic-Con (July 25), ahead of its October 3 release.  "Starting at noon, t... read
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Pac-Man

This SDCC Pac-Man figure is the stuff of nightmares


A licky boom-boom down
Jun 23
If our attempts at Sonic fanfiction aren't enough to give you nightmares, then perhaps this bizarre Pac-Man figure complete with a segmented tongue can act as today's fuel for the most unsettling sleep of your life. Available... read
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All the wonderful cosplay from MCM London Comic Con 2014


Two videos!
Jun 07
MCM London Comic Con is the big convention for those in London, and we have TWO cosplay montages for you all to get a little taste of the great costumes that go on over there. The first video above is a slow motion take, wit... read
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Zelda toys

Very nice Legend of Zelda figures coming this July


Twilight Princess Link & Ganondorf, Skyward Sword Link & Scervo
Feb 19
Do you have more money than your know what to do with? Why not buy Zelda toys? Dark Horse's new Zelda line, revealed at Comic Con, was on display at Toy Fair 2014. Twilight Princess Link will be priced at $79.99 and Ganondorf... read
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SDCC

Comic-Con will only sell single-day badges this year


It's one solution I suppose
Jan 10
Not unlike PAX, San Diego Comic-Con has in some ways become a victim of its own success. The show has grown so popular that the biggest venues can't contain the amount of people who want to go every year. Drastic measures are... read
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A cosplay montage video unlike any other


Will time-lapse be the new fad?
Nov 08
Reader Rob, co-author of the book Cosplay Fever, sent us this cosplay video taken at London MCM Comic Con recently and it's unlike any other cosplay montage video we're used to. This video was created from 4500 still photogr... read
NYCC cosplay photo
NYCC cosplay

These cosplayers are ready to kick some ass


Part two of our New York Comic-Con cosplay gallery
Oct 15
Here's part two of our cosplay gallery from New York Comic-Con. Photographer Senen Llanos took these photos for us, and what you see in the gallery is a result of Senen emulating the film look to really make these cosplayers shine. Check out part one of our gallery here. What's your favorite outfit from the bunch? read
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Troy Baker KILLS it as the new voice of The Joker


Hear him do the monologue from The Killing Joke
Oct 14
Troy Baker is one of the biggest voice actors in gaming these days. He's been the main voices in Saints Row IV, The Last of Us, BioShock Infinite, and will soon play Revolver Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. A... read
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At the fan's request, of course
All three stars from Grand Theft Auto V were on a panel at New York Comic-Con this past weekend and a fan had a very special request to ask of from Steven Ogg, the actor who played Trevor. The result is, well, amazing. read feature

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Photos from New York Comic-Con 2013
Sure, New York Comic-Con 2013 isn't as big as that other Comic-Con, but that's not about to stop people from dressing up as the characters they love. This year Destructoid had photographer Senen Llanos at the show to take pho... read feature

The Witcher comic photo
The Witcher comic

Trailer teases Dark Horse comic for The Witcher


More details at New York Comic Con
Oct 07
New York Comic Con is later this week, and CD Projekt Red has released a teaser trailer announcing it will be there to announce something with Dark Horse Comics. All the company has said is that it's going be for the fantasy... read
Spawn in Soul Calibur HD photo
Spawn in Soul Calibur HD

Heihachi and Spawn confirmed for Soul Calibur II HD


On both the PS3 and 360 versions
Aug 29
Good news, Soul Calibur fans! It seems as if two parts of the deadly trio that is Heihachi (PS2), Spawn (Xbox) and Link (GameCube) will be headed to Soul Calibur II HD. Specifically, Spawn and Heihachi will be making it to bo... read
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Sweet UDON books

SDCC-exclusive UDON books up for pre-order August 1


MM25 will be MINE, I say! MINE!
Jul 31
San Diego Comic-Con came and went, and despite my best efforts to use the Dtoid team to my own ends, I was unable to score the coveted hardcover edition of MM25. Thanks a lot, DALE! But no worries! UDON promised that all its ... read
Doom photo
Doom

Symbiote Studios Doom and Elder Scrolls figures are sweet


Cute and deadly to say the least
Jul 27
Every year there are some pretty awesome exclusive toys and figures to grab at Comic-Con for the would-be collector. With this year's holy grail being none other than the Green and White Ranger's Legacy Power Morpher -- which... read
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Combat, balance, characters, and lessons learned
We learned a lot about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 from our time at San Diego Comic-Con last week. We saw a demo showcasing the game's emphasis on exploration and combat, experienced it on PC, and have also delved into the... read feature

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Details on ACIV's story and setting
Your journey as an Assassin's Creed player has been a vast and varied one so far. Time travel has taken us through some of the most exciting times in human history. But, at first glance, the setting for the franchise's next s... read feature

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Tomb Raider

Upcoming Tomb Raider comic to 'lead directly' into sequel


The story continues next year
Jul 23
Having only recently finished up my first and only Lara Croft adventure outside of Guardian of Light, it was heartbreaking to remember that at 3.4 million copies sold as of March, Tomb Raider didn't live up to publisher Squar... read
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A more electronically-tinged soundtrack ahead
In a recent chat with producer Dave Cox at San Diego Comic Con, we learned that composer Oscar Araujo is busily working on the soundtrack, and that it will sound very much different compared to those of Lords of Shadow and Mi... read feature

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Saints Row

Enter the Dominatrix to be revived as Saints Row IV DLC


What a weird journey this has been
Jul 22
Previously slated as a standalone expansion for Saints Row: The Third, Enter the Dominatrix has since been incorporated into Saints Row IV, though "very little" of the content made the cut in the merge accordin... read
Lords of Shadow 2 photo
Lords of Shadow 2

Castlevania's Dave Cox answers our biggest question


We finally have an answer
Jul 21
As mentioned yesterday, we had the chance to sit down with producer Dave Cox regarding the upcoming Lords of Shadow 2, and he was fortunately able to answer our most pressing question: read
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New abilities, music, and camera system shown
In an unexpected surprise here at Comic Con, Konami showed off an extensive hands-off gameplay walkthrough detailing more of the game’s systems, music, and environs. The demo took place a brief time after the events see... read feature







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