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5 spooky places that should be in a videogame


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Oct 27
[Dtoid community blogger SpielerDad offers up some real life spooky places that would be a perfect setting for a horror game. Warning: Pseudo-NSFW images below. Want to see your own stuff appear on the front page? G... read
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Fangs for the Memories: Shock 2 the System


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Oct 26
[Dtoid community blogger CleverName takes us on a journey of discovery, excitement and fear with a dear friend.  Kinda like high school but less heavy petting.  Want to see your own stuff appear on the front pa... read
Promoted Blog

Fangs for the Memories: Silent Hill 3


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Oct 26
[Dtoid community blogger RainsOpacity talks about how for a horror game fan who has seen it all, sometimes the Devil in the details is the most memorable scare there is.  Want to see your own stuff appear on the fro... read
Promoted from our Community Blogs!
[Dtoid community blogger SeymourDuncan17 suggests 10 delightfully spooky things for gamers to enjoy this Halloween.  Give it a read and throw your suggestions in to the comments.  Let's all share what makes us ... read feature

Weekend gaming

Hey, Destructoid! What games are you playing this weekend?


I'lll show you mine if you show me yours
Oct 19
Covering the PC gaming news beat requires that I spend a lot of my time researching the newest titles and the latest industry happenings for the site. Admittedly, I love to learn about new things and I especially enjoy sharin... read
Smash Bros Dibs

Attention Smash Bros players: better call dibs now!


Before someone else beats you to the punch...
Sep 28
In keeping with Dtoid tradition, several community bloggers have begun calling dibs on their favorite Smash Bros fighters! ShadeOfLight: Luigi Salvador Sandoval: Ness GoofierBrute: Little Mac StriderHoang: Diddy Kong Wrenchf... read
Dtoid at PAX Prime

Dtoid's community meetup plans for PAX Prime 2014!


Bookmark this page for guaranteed fun!
Aug 29
[Update: Our big party is tonight! Hope to see you there!] PAX Prime 2014 is happening right now! We're armed to the teeth with meetups scheduled for Thursday, Friday, Sunday, and Monday, a badass party we're co-hosting with ... read
Dtoid PAX Prime 2014

Are you going to PAX Prime? Let us know!


Join in the fun!
Aug 18
PAX Prime is in 10 days! Every year, Dtoiders from across the entire known universe make the trek to Seattle, WA to hug each other and then get hungover (and then hug again), and 2014 will be no different! This year's convent... read
10 Things

10 things you didn't know about practically everyone


An archive you'll want to bookmark
Jul 13
[Dtoid community blogger Morty compiled every 10 Things blog he could find into one handy place. What a guy! --Mr Andy Dixon] Hello, my fellow Dtoidians. If you're like me, then you love to read the more personal blogs about ... read

Who's that new Destructoid editor?


It's Grimecraft!
May 08
Greetings humans My name is Grimecraft (aka Clarke) and I am the new music editor here at Destructoid. I am a DJ/Producer on Dj CUTMAN's record label GameChops and formerly a super cool artist at Harmonix, Crystal Dynamics, a... read
High Strangeness

High Strangeness lets you shift between 8-bit and 16-bit


High Planes Riffin'
Apr 17
Longtime Destructoid community member AgentMOO's High Strangeness was back at PAX this year with a nearly done build. With the help of indie publisher Midnight City, High Strangeness is coming out late this year on PC and consoles. Holmes and Ben "AgentMOO" Shostak talked about the "12- bit" adventure and enemies that get more nefarious and capable as you do when you switch to the 16-bit world. read

Old Dtoid Story Time: Destructoid Cards


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Apr 14
[Dtoid community blogger Char Aznable takes us on a journey to 2008 when something unique and wonderful happened on Destructoid. Stay awhile and listen! --Occams Electric Toothbrush] Gather 'round, young Dtoiders, and sit on ... read

Here are Destructoid's PAX East 2014 plans!


Party with your community!
Apr 12
Update! Our meetup dates/locations for Friday and Saturday have changed. (E&C is now on Saturday.) See below for more details! PAX East 2014 is just a week away in two days TODAY! As is the case every year, the Dtoid comm... read

Get to know Dtoider chicagOriginal!


Community member highlights
Mar 30
Dtoid community member chicagOriginal has been lurking around our parts for a little over four years now, but it wasn't until recently that I discovered what a badass he is! A lifelong gamer, breaker and skater, "Junebug" (as... read

Are you going to PAX East this year? Let us know!


And while you're at it, sign up to wear the Mr Destructoid helmet!
Mar 15
PAX East 2014 will be here before we know it! Every year, Dtoiders from across the globe make the trek to Boston for this annual gathering of the gaming community, and every year we have an absolute blast! This time around wi... read

MAGFest is coming! Here's our panel info!


Spoiler: I'll be drunk.
Jan 02
MAGFest is just TWO DAYS AWAY! We've been keeping you updated with announcements thus far, with news about the MAG Prom, DJ line-up, Mega Manathon, Main Stage line-up, and special guests. Now that the schedule has been releas... read
Huge

Want another gift for the holidays? Why not get Huge?


Huge is the gift that keeps on giving
Dec 24
About a month ago, Caitlin Cooke and I started a news show called Destructoid Huge News of the Week. It's sort of like if the producers of Sunday's with Sagat were in charge of the NBC Nightly News. Actually, that's exac... read
Honored badges

Check out Dtoid's first two Honored badges!


The Legendary and Community badges
Dec 23
A couple weeks ago we tasked you talented Dtoiders with designing an awesome badge for the Destructoid community. After an intense round of voting amongst the staff, Dtoider Pepe Thunder's design (above right) was declared th... read

Here it is, the MAGFest main stage line-up


Including North American debuts of Machinae Supremacy and MegaDriver
Dec 08
In 24 days I'll be piling into a car with some other Midwest Destructoid members and heading to MAGFest! Now that we have the full line-up, I don't even know where I want to start when I get there. Wait, with booze. I'll star... read
MAGFest line-up

MAGFest's 'MAG Prom' and stage 2 line-up announced


Featuring music from The OneUps and Love Canon!
Nov 28
MAGFest 12 is slowly inching its way toward us as I rip the pages off my word-a-day calendar (today's word is "gluttony"). Next year's event goes down January 2nd through 5th, and the second stage and MAG Prom line-ups have just been announced! Here's what's in store: read
Disqus features

Our comments system has a ton of new features


You should try them out RIGHT NOW
Nov 23
As you may have already noticed, Disqus recently received a pretty hefty update, and there are a TON of new embed options for various forms of media. YouTube and Vimeo videos, Google Maps, Soundcloud songs, Twitter cards -- t... read
MAGFest line-up

MAGFest chiptunes showcase and DJ line-up


More than 40 acts over 4 days
Nov 12
MAGFest is less than two months away! The yearly event takes place January 2nd - 5th at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor Maryland, and some of the acts have just been announced. Personally, I can't wait for Be... read
Halloween

What are you going as this Halloween?


Show us your costumes!
Oct 31
Last year, I dressed up as Princess Peach for Halloween. I made the costume myself. I was SO. BEAUTIFUL. My brother-in-law made his own Mega Man costume, and my wife went as some dude from the Internet. They were... less beau... read
Communitoid 022

Communitoid 022, Nailed it w/Swishiee!


The #1 community manager podcast on Destructoid!
Sep 27
[Communitoid is the Destructoid Community Team's official podcast. Want to join Aaron, Andy, Beccy,Conor, and Jo on a future episode? Send us an email!] This episode we have streamer extraordinai... read
Communitoid 21

Communitoid 021, LIVE at PAX!


The #1 community manager podcast on Destructoid!
Sep 17
[Communitoid is the Destructoid Community Team's official podcast. Want to join Aaron, Andy, Beccy, Conor, and Jo on a future episode? Send us an email!] So here it is, the Communitoid LIVE that we recorded from our Thursday ... read
Dtoid Tribute

Destructoid, you mean this much to me


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Sep 16
[Marche100 <3 Destructoid and Destructoid <3 him back. --Mr Andy Dixon] I was just a part of the PAX Prime 2013 avatar adoption, where my avatar gets swept off to Washington so that I can be there in spirit, because I c... read

Golden Archives: The Destructoid children's alphabet book


Made by the Dtoid Community, March 2009
Sep 10
[Something cool we just remembered from our Golden Archives. Love this! -Niero] Last year, GuitarAtomik sang, Rio McCarthy made a bunch of awesome, Necros was racy, itemforty drew the staff, RockVillian made a prologue, Canni... read
Two (hundred) Dtoiders, one helmet
Look at that thing. LOOK AT IT. My god we're beautiful. In fact, I'd go so far as to say that Dtoiders are the sexiest people at any industry event. E3? Check. gamescom. Czech. PAX? You bet your ass, check. And because we're ... read feature

KARAOKE PAX PARTY

Karaoke w/ Dtoid Tonight


Brought to you in part by... Total War: Rome II, Play-Asia, Loot Crate, & SXSW Gaming
Sep 01
Update: Arrive early for a special edition of Podtoid Live starring Jim Sterling, Jonathan Holmes, Conrad Zimmerman, and other special guests.   Destructoid presents Karaoke Total War at PAX - with over 7000 songs locall... read
Dtoid's PAX Schedule

Dtoid's community meetup plans for PAX Prime 2013!


Party every day
Aug 31
PAX Prime 2013 is just three weeks away RIGHT NOW HOLY SHIT! As always, there will be a ton of games to see and play and panels and parties to attend, and we've listed the very best of them right here for your bookmarking con... read
GameWorks Party

Come party with Dtoid and LOST SAGA tonight at PAX!


First 200 people through the door get a cool LOST SAGA backpack
Aug 29
[Update: Party starts in about five hours! Communitoid fans will want to show up even earlier, because we're doing a live recording starting at 7:30 and YOU can be a part of it!] PAX may not officially begin until Friday, but... read
Four quick tips for getting the most out of PAX (and making it home alive)
[Pictured: a poor soul who barely made it out alive, holding the avatars of those who couldn't make it at all.] PAX is wonderful. But it's also a downright daunting experience for newcomers and veterans alike. I don't know a ... read feature







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