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Algebraic! Pokemon spoof video by Adventure Time crew

Oct 08
Do you like Pokémon? Do you like Adventure Time? Do you like Pokémon in your Adventure Time? Do you like Adventure Time in your Pokémon? Do you like peanut butter in your chocolate? Adventure Time creato... read

Cool Mario toys recreate key moments in series history

Sep 25
Keychains are one thing, but these? Now you're playing dirty, Japan! A pair of New Super Mario Bros.-branded figurines were released recently in Japan. These sets produce sound to recreate two very iconic moments in Mario his... read

Freddie Wong has one crazy commute to work

Sep 11
Asian Keebler Elf Freddie Wong has pulled off another game-inspired package of ooey, gooey, sunshine-filled delights. How does he spice up an otherwise boring day at the office? Why, by going all "open world" during the morning commute, that's how! Gamer Commute [YouTube] read

Bookmark this! PixelProspector's indie dev resource guide

Aug 10
I'm continually amazed by the creativity of Destructoid readers. Some of you are able to channel your talents into creating videogames, which is, again, pretty incredible. If you've ever given it a try, you know how challengi... read

Megamalgamation: 375 iconic Mega Men

Jul 12
Alright, I'm not going to lie -- I really like seeing people take their own spin on characters or artwork. For example, while not exactly a brony myself, I spent way longer than any grown man should browsing the My Little Pon... read

Stats! 500 million videogames sold in 2010 worldwide

Jun 13
Sure, we're all busy looking at the future thanks to E3 but let's not forget that 2010 was a huge year for gaming. It's hard to think back to all the important and significant moments but thankfully AggreGame went ahead and ... read

E3: The show is over, but we're only getting started

Jun 09
Wow, this has been an insane week. We want to thank you, faithful readers, for commenting, tweeting, giving us feedback, and on the whole, putting up with our nonsense. It's been our pleasure getting genuinely happy about vid... read

The end is nigh: Steam introduces daily deals

May 16
Steam has historically done an exceptional job with providing semi-regular discounts; now, there's going to be a new one every single day. This could be very bad news, depending on your level of self control. Or fantastic, if... read

Twenty years of Blizzard: A retrospective

Mar 07
Strap yourselves in, readers. For it's Blizzard's "extended" 20th anniversary, and the studio has come bearing gifts. Namely, a shockingly in-depth retrospective video. Grab a tasty beverage, pop that popcorn, and give it a w... read

Neat built-in 3DS StreetPass games and options detailed

Feb 21
There's some built-in games that use the 3DS' StreetPass pass-by communication functionality. One is called Street Pass Quest, and it's a turn-based battle game where you'll work to rescue your Mii. You'll actually use Miis y... read

Want to party with Destructoid at PAX East?

Feb 21
PAX East takes place in just under a month! Nerds Handsome intelligent people with alternative interests such as gaming from around the world are descending upon Boston, Massachusetts. The expo is open from March 11-13 and gi... read

Old but good: YouTube hides Snake game in embedded video

Feb 14
Fancy a game of Snake? Simply hit the down direction key on your keyboard when you see video buffering in an embedded YouTube video. Try it on the one above. Old? Who cares! It's Snake! First, click play. When you see the ri... read

PAX East 3-day passes expected to sell out soon

Feb 04
Thinking of attending PAX East 2011 next month? In that case, heads up -- Penny Arcade believes 3-day badges for the convention will sell out in about 16 days "based on current trends." And, since they made it all official-li... read

Original Sound Version picks the best soundtracks of 2010

Jan 29
Our friends at Original Sound Version have posted their Original Soundtrack of the Year awards. Those in the market for some smooth tunes, take note -- you'll want to dig out your headphones in a second. The site covered not ... read

Sonic, Puyo Puyo turn 20 this year, 'projects' are coming

Jan 03
SEGA has revealed that it has several "projects" in the works to commemorate the anniversary of two well-known franchises -- Sonic the Hedgehog and Puyo Puyo. Both games turn 20 this year, and SEGA aims to celebrate both birt... read

Doctor Octoroc's new chiptunes album is magical

Dec 05
After These Messages is Doctor Octoroc's new chiptunes album, and it's unbelievably good. Granted, if you are at all familiar with his prior work, it's not that unbelievable; this is the man who brought us 8-Bit Jesus, after ... read

An extended interview with Monaco's Andy Schatz

Oct 08
Trying to play Monaco at PAX, let alone talk to the developer at length, was a practical impossibility if you didn't have a lot of time on your hands. The small booth housing Andy Schatz's IGF-winning title and Chris Hecker's... read

Ninja Theory: Old Dante isn't cool anymore

Sep 22
The announcement of DmC was completely overshadowed by the revelation that Dante had been given a complete makeover, complete with darker hair, darker clothes, and a twink face. Many people called the look "emo" because they ... read

PAX Prime 2010 pulled in 67,000 attendees

Sep 08
If you were at PAX Prime this year, you don't need me to tell you how successful the show was. Merely walking around the packed show floor -- or anywhere nearby downtown Seattle -- told you everything. You literally couldn't ... read

The Indie Fund is now open for business

Jul 07
That picture never ceases to freak me out. As previously brought to our fine pages by way of Anthony, the Indie Fund is a system in which a handful of successful, kind-hearted independent developers help fund up-and-coming in... read

When I watch TV, play games or do anything that involves sitting down, I can never get comfortable.  Perhaps it's the shark blood running in my veins, or the fact that I drink 5000 fluid ounces of tea before noon. Whatev... read feature


So much indie: ModDB's latest creation, IndieDB

Jun 21
The team who brought us ModDB -- one of the best online resources for finding videogames mods, in my opinion -- is at it again with IndieDB. As you probably guessed, this new site takes the same great concept but limits its c... read

E3 10: thatgamecompany's Journey looks super promising

Jun 16
Flower. Love it or hate it, one thing is for sure, you either loved it, or you hated it -- the true sign of an experimental game not afraid to take us to strange new places. If these screenshots for thatgamecompany's next Pla... read

Awesome arcade made of Legos is nerdtastic

May 19
I like Legos well enough. I also obviously like videogames. As well, it has been proven that, like peanut butter and chocolate, Legos and videogames have gone well least in the digital realm. Not so much has bee... read

Street Fighter: Legacy creator wants to do a series

May 11
The tremendous short film Street Fighter: Legacy deserves your attention. I know we Internet writers like to promote urgency when it comes to anything and everything we talk about, but this time I really do mean it with compl... read

Finally! A Dwarf Fortress tale everyone can appreciate

Apr 22
There are two types of people in this world. Those who happily play Dwarf Fortress, and those who want to play it but can't because there are a number of scary-looking barriers to entry. For those of us who fall into the siss... read

EA blasts Activision for 'shooting a racehorse' in IW

Apr 16
Activision has been boasting that it made millions out of the Modern Warfare 2 "Stimulus Pack" DLC. Fellow publisher and bitter rival Electronic Arts never misses a chance to criticize Activision, and has been quick to state ... read

These overhead map views for MAG could come in handy

Apr 13
Taking a look at MAG's maps from a bird's-eye view shouldn't be this interesting. But here we are! Much like sticking your face against a long-uncleaned airplane window to gaze down upon the world, there's something about the... read

Ep. 4 of The Journalism Show once again lacks journalism

Apr 10
While it pains me slightly to post this because it means Topher Cantler, a man cooler than the other side of the pillow, is not, I must. Episode 4 of The Journalism Show is here and the people need to know! In this episode G... read

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