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1:00 PM on 06.07.2014

All the wonderful cosplay from MCM London Comic Con 2014

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

6:00 PM on 02.19.2014

Very nice Legend of Zelda figures coming this July

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...

Steven Hansen

8:00 PM on 01.10.2014

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

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...

Abel Girmay

2:00 AM on 11.08.2013

A cosplay montage video unlike any other

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 PM on 10.15.2013

These cosplayers are ready to kick some ass

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?

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:30 PM on 10.14.2013

Troy Baker KILLS it as the new voice of The Joker

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...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Watch GTA V's Trevor cuss out a fan in real life!  photo
Watch GTA V's Trevor cuss out a fan in real life!
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

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.

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You've never seen cosplayers look this heroic photo
You've never seen cosplayers look this heroic
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

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 photos for us, and as you can see he has a very different style from what you normally see with cosplay photography.

"I love cosplay and the endlessly talented people that pour hundreds of hours into creating the perfect costume," Senen told me. "In that sense I feel it is my obligation to capture them giving them with the same amount of dedication. This year I wanted to emulate the film look from the movies. Not just lighting them properly but also giving a bit of color and drama to their performance all in the name of showing their work as awesome as I can make it look."

Take a look through the gallery below for all the shots! We'll have some more photos coming tomorrow too.

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9:30 PM on 10.07.2013

Trailer teases Dark Horse comic for The Witcher

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...

Joshua Derocher





5:00 PM on 08.29.2013

Heihachi and Spawn confirmed for Soul Calibur II HD

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...

Chris Carter

9:30 PM on 07.31.2013

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

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 ...

Tony Ponce

4:30 PM on 07.27.2013

Symbiote Studios Doom and Elder Scrolls figures are sweet

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...

Wesley Ruscher

11:30 AM on 07.24.2013

Digging deeper into Lords of Shadow 2 with Dave Cox

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...

Jayson Napolitano



Assassin's Creed IV: Welcome to the Golden Age of Pirates photo
Assassin's Creed IV: Welcome to the Golden Age of Pirates
by Dale North

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 stop sounds a bit banal in comparison to previous games. A bunch of pirates in the Caribbean? We've already seen that movie. Four times. 

From what we've seen of the game, I'll tell you that this isn't some cheesy kids' flick. Ubisoft have dug deep into the treasure chest that is the history of the golden age of piracy. They have used what they've found to build an original and highly-detailed world that we can expect to get lost in once more. It's less about eye patches and peg legs and more about the realities of being a pirate in the late 1600s. 

It's way cooler than it sounds at first.

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12:00 PM on 07.23.2013

Upcoming Tomb Raider comic to 'lead directly' into sequel

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...

Jordan Devore

8:00 AM on 07.23.2013

Lords of Shadow 2 soundtrack will sound quite different

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...

Jayson Napolitano