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Spike teases something called 'Planet'


Nov 23
I didn't forget that the Spike VGAs are steadily approaching, but it had kind of slipped my mind how many big announcements tend to get made during the show. We were already expecting to see more on Batman: Arkham City, but ... read

Gaijin Games, Bit Tripp'n with Alex Neuse


Nov 22
Ganja Games I mean Gaijin Games and their epic game series Bit Torrent Bit Trip is both easy on the ears and eyes! That's why I decided to forcefully stumble my way in their studio to find out more about Bit Trip, Lilt Line ... read

PAD Live: Come Glee Wii me


Nov 19
Its Friday, and what what a week its been! Here at Public Access Destructoid, we feel the best way to relax from a long work week is with a relaxing game of Glee Karaoke Revolution on the Wii. Hold on to your brain cells, an... read

GameTalk with DJ Mochi Pet


Nov 19
I've been on the hunt for thousands of years looking for the all elusive, ultra rare one of a kinda Mochi Pet! I have searched high and low, from mountain tops to the deepest ravines in the amazon, only to find nothing! It n... read

Public Access Destructoid: A rainbow gathering


Jul 31
What happens when you've been exiled from the Internet, society, and Walmarts nationwide?  You end up here at The Rainbow Gathering. It is difficult to describe what actually goes on at these technology-adverse gatherin... read

Two hours of gaming = doing a line of coke


May 25
An absurd little article has been spewed up by the Lancashire Evening Post, where two hours of videogame playing has been directly compared to doing a line of cocaine. The story claims that a young boy was "tormented" by his ... read

Child discovers marijuana in used game case


Apr 16
The Sun has reported that four year-old Riley Brown of West Sussex found a little something extra in the used copy of Fight Night Round 4 his father bought from him from a local Blockbuster Video: A tiny bag of cannibis tucke... read

Kratos has successfully killed the God of War, Ares. He has challenged Zeus, the King of the Gods, and lived. What's next? Well, take down all of Olympus, of course. In the latest and final installment of the God of War... read feature

Adventures in realistic Mario stuff: The Super Mushroom


Dec 07
Oh God. Is it ... is it halfheartedly smiling at us? From the maker of the realistic Blue Shell and other equally creeptastic items from the Mushroom Kingdom comes this Super Mushroom Christmas tree ornament. It's being offer... read

Man plays videogames, falls asleep on a baby


Dec 03
Emanuel Lawrence faces charges of aggravated manslaughter after a pot-fueled gaming binge caused him to fall asleep ... on his daughter. In a night of activity that police are calling "irresponsible," Lawrence smoked marijuan... read

'Terminator FPS,' a rad-looking mod for Gears of War


Dec 02
Two total conversion mods in one night? Why yes, I have been huffing glue again. Oddly enough, both of these mods are for games that have since received follow-ups, although this time, the sequel was never released for PC ...... read

This video almost proves Blur is a sequel to Ghostbusters


Dec 01
Now I don't know how indicative these trailers are of what Bizarre Creations' Blur actually looks like with a controller in your hand, but they remind me of the now-we're-going-really-fast-bro moments in The Fast and the Fur... read

Monday Mind Teasers: Samorost 1 & Samorost 2


Jul 20
After last week's little game Little Wheel, I decided to make this week dedicated to the game that heavily influenced it and countless of other online flash games back in the day. Is Samorost older than the Internets? Yes. Is... read

Somebody smart once said that something to the effect of "the interface is your product". I think this is how Apple gets away with overpricing their low-powered computer line (and they deserve every penny for gettin... read feature

Used Grand Theft Auto comes with free ecstasy tablets


Apr 09
A British man was stunned after buying two second hand Grand Theft Auto games and discovering some free ecstasy tablets wrapped in plastic and slotted into the one of the game's manuals. For some reason, 34-year-old Richard T... read

Smoke pot, suck at games, claims anti-marijuana campaign


Mar 10
Anti-marijuana campaign Above The Influence is targeting gamers by demonstrating how bad their playing skills can get while feeling the effects of funny cigarettes. Pointing out the effects of pot on your memory, perception a... read

EA stands behind Mirror's Edge and Dead Space, calls them 'successful'


Mar 04
And they should. Sure, both of their new IPs didn't sell as well as they hoped, but EA Europe's VP Patrick Soderlund thinks that they've done a good job with the titles, and says that they will be seen as successful for their... read

Guitar playing isn't a f*cking videogame, says Noel Gallagher


Jan 27
Oasis string plucker Noel Gallagher is at it again, sharing his expert opinion on videogames. A while back, he decided to blame knife crime on games, and now he's summed up Guitar Hero in the only way he knows how -- rudely. ... read

A drug-addled Alec Baldwin's refuge? Why, Galaga, of course


Jan 16
It wasn’t easy being Alec Baldwin in the ’80s. The decade that became infamous for its addictive excesses nearly consumed an endless list of celebrities, including Baldwin, who just won a Best Actor Golden Globe a... read

Mother of heroin 'victim' wants drug-dealing iPhone game banned


Dec 08
There's nothing like the "I was personally affected by this, hence I want it banned" routine. The mother of a British heroin "victim" wants iPhone App Underworld, a game we mentioned last week, banned beca... read

Now you're playing with power: NES controller bong


Dec 05
Perhaps inspired by the Nintendo 64 controller bong we saw some time ago, Gizmodo reader James tried to make an even more compact one based on the classic Nintendo Entertainment System controller. Classy.It doesn't look like ... read

iPhone drug pushing game on the way, renamed itself for App-ceptability


Dec 02
The world of a drug dealer is not something I'd ever imagine as videogame-friendly entertainment, but that hasn't stopped developer a-steroids from bringing Drug Lords to the iPhone. At least, it used to be called Drug Lord... read

SCEA calls the PSP a 'gateway drug' into consoles


May 27
SCEA senior marketing manager John Koller called the PlayStation Portable a "gateway drug" into the console world at the 6th annual Wedbush Morgan Securities Management Access Conference, recently held in New York C... read

Does GTA IV promote drunk driving?


May 03
Rockstar just can't help themselves, it seems. As well as all the SORDID HARD SEX (i.e, some strippers and dry humping) and the REALISTIC MURDER SIMULATIONS (i.e, being able to work a sniper rifle without any prior experience... read

Grand Theft Box Office, Sessler's take on an old Hollywood's tale


Apr 09
During the course of this week's episode of Sessler's Soapbox, the ever suave, yet somewhat neurotic G4 host takes on the controversial subject of release dates for popular games -- and their star killing properties. He may ... read

Game Suppli: vitamin supplements for gamers


Apr 09
As gamers, we have a sort of reputation for being unhealthy. I'm not saying that all of us slam bottles Mountain Dew and cram a slice of pizza in between rounds, but you know what I'm talking about. There's gamers out there t... read

Gravity be damned: Just Cause 2 details surface


Jan 03
Avalanche Studios is bringing Rico Rodriguez back for more gravity-defying action with a sequel to its free-roaming third-person shooter, Just Cause. In an interview with CVG, Just Cause 2's lead designer Peter Johansson talk... read

Who needs drugs when you have videogames?


Dec 17
We recently told you how videogames are being used to cure migrane headaches, and now it looks like a similar approach is being taken to chronic pain.It seems that virtual reality can offer as much relief as pain meds, and a ... read

Super Mario Power Up! Energy Drink contains cocaine


Dec 11
Ok, it doesn't, really. But if it had, wouldn't it have been some crazy gossip to tell your friends? "So, I was up trying to finish this paper, and I only had 6 hours left before class, so I slammed a few Power Ups and f... read

Mass Effect metaporn: Strip clubs in the future will still be poorly lit


Nov 09
The above clip demonstrates Mass Effect's stunning slutty-aliens-designed-to-pander-to-teens rendering system. Then again, maybe we're being too cynical. After all, it would be unrealistic to think the future wouldn't also ... read

Livin' it up in a virtual crackhouse: New sim designed to help kick the habit


Nov 06
If you're anything like me, you'll find drug abuse hilarious, but there are some out there who take it very seriously indeed. Drug addicts, mainly, but university professors as well (who may or may not be heroin fiends themse... read

Square Enix the dirty wino: Bringing the sauce to DS


Nov 06
When Square Enix isn't busy whoring out its major videogame franchise to anyone who'll listen, it can be found in a street corner bar, a glass of merlot in hand, looking down on all and sundry behind gilded spectacles, for it... read






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