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11:00 AM on 08.11.2014

World exclusive Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare preview

Activision is upset with us, you know. As it turns out, publishers love revealing things. So when someone leaks something before a publisher intends on tipping its hand, well, it gets angry. And you aren't going to ...

Kyle MacGregor


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.






What're you playing? Videogames, maybe?  photo
What're you playing? Videogames, maybe?
by Steven Hansen

You guys might not know this, but some of us here at Destructoid are big fans of videogames. For a change of pace, we'd like to share that interest with you all and fill you in on some of the games we're playing right now. 

Unlike last month's Mario Kart 8 fervor, just about everyone is playing something different, thanks to the merciful summer game "drought." Until our lives are ruined by a month or two of multiple big games a week. Next year looks even scarier. 

Anyways, let us know what you've been playing these days in the comments! 

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What're you playing? A lot of Mario Kart 8 around here photo
What're you playing? A lot of Mario Kart 8 around here
by Steven Hansen

You guys might not know this, but some of us here at Destructoid are big fans of videogames. For a change of pace, we'd like to share that interest with you all and fill you in on some of the games we're playing right now. 

I mean, not right now, right now. More like this last week. It's the 4th of July right now. No one hates America more than me, but I'll take an excuse to skip out on work in favor of hot links and tequila. We're with our families, friends and loved ones, sitting out in the sun, sharing stories, throwing sports balls. Some us are planning to lose a few fingers to explosives as the sun winds down and the alcohol compromises our equilibrium and decision making.

What kind of sad loser who smells bad is sitting around playing videogames and browsing the internet on 4th of the July, I ask you.

Anyways, let us know what you've been playing these days in the comments! 

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11:30 AM on 06.02.2014

Here's the Twitch E3 2014 streaming schedule

Twitch streams basically everything these days. I think that's great -- especially for the press conferences. So running their schedule is a service for you, dear reader. I mean, they're now the official streaming platform of...

Dale North

2:45 PM on 05.06.2014

Destructoid interprets The Last of Us concept artist's work

[Update: Even more responses added.] We didn't know what to make of the tease from The Last of Us concept artist Marek Okon earlier this week. Okon said,"Is it about TLOU2? Not really... Maybe... Its classified ;P" We kn...

Dale North

8:30 AM on 05.01.2014

Help me get a corgi in Four Sided Fantasy

Upcoming game Four Sided Fantasy is a puzzle game that plays with screen wrapping, like their previous game The Fourth Wall. If you haven't seen it, check it out -- it's gorgeous, and it might scramble your brain if you watch...

Dale North

9:00 AM on 04.17.2014

PSP versions of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Origins coming to PSN?

[Update: Err...gross price alert. Look at this: They want $29.99 apiece for these two!] Konami said that a re-release of the PSP versions of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Silent Hill: Origins will come to the PlayS...

Dale North

3:45 PM on 03.18.2014

Reminder! Destructoid's GDC party is tonight!

Update: The Me So Hungry food truck will be parked at our party! Doors open at 8pm, and the event is sold out via EventBrite. If you RSVP'd via Facebook or are super BFFs with Dtoid crew we will try to accommodate y...

Mari Monzo

7:40 PM on 03.06.2014

R O B O T

Details to come. RSVP

Niero Gonzalez



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Review: Need for Speed: Rivals
by Dale North

Like any good racer, the Need for Speed franchise never stops moving. They've come a long way since the early '90s, though the last few years' releases have been more about refinement of the formula than anything else, moving more towards an open world structure.

The latest in the franchise, Need for Speed: Rivals, takes a big step by going all-in on one mode that combines a single-player campaign with online multiplayer. The rest -- including the cops, the cars, and the crashing -- stay the same. In a sense, they've made it so players can jump in and go fast without having to worry about the details.

And it's all the better for it.

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Opinion: The 3DS is the best system to get this year photo
Opinion: The 3DS is the best system to get this year
by Chris Carter

Since I tend to play a lot of games on a lot of different platforms, people sometimes turn to me and ask what console to buy. "Should I get a PS4? I heard that the Xbox One has this thing called 'DRM' that's bad." Or, "is the Wii U good? Should I get that over a next-gen system?"

All of these answers are generally tailored to the person, as I initially ask them where their genre interests lie, and make sure they're aware that the PC platform exists, and it's not nearly as expensive as they think.

But more often than not, I tend to go back to one heavy suggestion. One system that I think excels above the rest at this point in its development cycle. That system is the Nintendo 3DS.

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5:40 PM on 10.09.2013

Fond Memories: Podtoid intro music from early episodes

Are you a Podtoid listener? If so, thank you. We love that you support our silly and almost pointless podcast. But how long have you been listening to Podtoid? Since the early days? No, I'm not talking about last year or anyt...

Dale North

6:45 PM on 10.07.2013

Take care, Destructoid, for everlasting peace

You know that sudden feeling, that you have to make an important decision that will affect your future in significant ways, but you don't quite know what the decision is going to be or when you are going to make it? You simpl...

Tony Ponce

1:20 PM on 09.27.2013

Exclusive: A better look at Valve's new Steam controller

You may have seen Valve's announcement today, but Destructoid has the only full, in-depth gallery for their new Steam controller. Below, you'll find images from every angle of this new device. Every detail can be thoroughly examined in our gallery. We didn't miss a beat. Maybe we did. If we did miss an angle, let us know in the comments section.  pic by Mikey Turvey

Dale North

6:31 PM on 09.21.2013

You can date Lolo from Klonoa in Namco High

Shifty Look's upcoming browser-based dating sim Namco High will welcome recurring Klonoa character Lolo to the cast. She has broke out to make guest appearances before (PS2 game Namco x Capcom), but now she's going to school ...

Dale North

4:45 PM on 09.14.2013

Street party with Dtoid @ SummerSalt

  You know, I really wish that newfangled air tube transportation system was already a thing so our friends from out town could just warp over here this weekend ... because we're about to join forces with a hell of a str...

Niero Gonzalez