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12:17 PM on 05.28.2014

PAX Prime 2014 tickets now on sale, four-day show once again

[Update 2: All passes are sold out. Better luck next time?] [Update: Four-day passes are already sold out. Less than 10 minutes this year. Still daily passes available for $35 each.] PAX Prime 2014 tickets are on sale now. Da...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

6:00 PM on 05.08.2014

Heads up, Dtoid NY! Join us for Game Night on May 24th!

Are you a New York-area Dtoider? Then this party's for you! We've partnered with our friends at Disqus (AKA, the people behind our comments system) to bring the Dtoid community together for an afternoon of games and fun! At D...

Mr Andy Dixon

9:30 AM on 05.06.2014

Namco Bandai's line-up for Japan Expo includes surprises

Namco Bandai shared their line-up for Japan Expo with us this morning. It looks like a great offering, but I'm honestly more interested in the little tease they added in. According to the release, we should expect "additional...

Dale North

5:00 PM on 05.02.2014

Los Angeles Dtoiders, join us for Game Night featuring Omori!

This Saturday, Destructoid is teaming up with Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, and Meatbun to present Omori, the new horror game from Omocat! Omori is a surreal psychological horror RPGmaker game that blew past its Kickstarter goa...

Mr Andy Dixon

12:15 PM on 05.01.2014

Grand finale event for Gran Turismo 5 unlocks GT6 content

Gran Turismo 5 is going down -- it's servers are, I mean. On May 31, they pull the plug, but not without one last event. This month, for all of May, a race series in GT5 will reward users with cars to use in Gran Turismo 6. A...

Dale North





5:15 PM on 04.30.2014

Ongaku Overdrive II, a music festival for gamers and anime fans

Ongaku Overdrive is a music festival dedicated to game and anime music, but they also include fantasy, sci-fi comics, and other related fields. The second annual Ongaku Overdrive will take place in Winter Park, Florida this M...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 04.30.2014

EVE Fanfest 2014 kicks off with kickass monument

"It seems kind of silly dedicating a monument to a computer game," Hilmar Veigar Petursson, CEO of CCP said to begin the ceremony for a statue erected in the honor of the EVE universe. Anywhere else and that might be the...

Brett Makedonski

9:30 AM on 04.30.2014

Dota 2 tournament: The International qualifying rounds begin May 12

Valve has announced the date and some details for its annual Dota 2 tournament, The International.  Now going into its fourth year, The International kicks off on July 18 in Seattle, at Key Arena. But they have to get th...

Dale North

10:45 AM on 04.28.2014

Square Enix announces global Fan Festivals for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

Square Enix has announced global inagural Fan Festivals for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn for later this year. The North American one will take place this fall in Las Vegas, and similar events for London and Tokyo are als...

Dale North

10:45 AM on 04.23.2014

Play the Train Jam games now

Sad story: I was supposed to be on the 2014 Train Jam, which is a game jam that took place on a train traveling from Chicago, IL to San Francisco, CA. I'm not a programmer, but I am a creative, and a decent composer. The plan...

Dale North

7:00 PM on 04.22.2014

BlizzCon 2014 dates announced, tickets on sale soon

BlizzCon will be back this year at roughly the same time, Blizzard has announced. This eighth show is set for the Anaheim Convention Center from Friday, November 7 to November 8, 2014. Tickets aren't on sale yet, but they wil...

Jordan Devore

12:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Video Games Live returning to Los Angeles for E3

Video Games Live is still going strong, and one of their next major shows is to be held in Los Angeles, just in time for E3. The musical concert will be held on June 11 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, and confirmed guests in...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 AM on 04.16.2014

Nintendo goes to WonderCon with new games to show

WonderCon is set to go down in Anaheim, CA this April 18 through 20, and Nintendo will be there to show off their latest wares. Are you going? If you're going, be sure to check out: Mario Kart 8 Mario Golf: World Tour (I can...

Dale North

8:30 AM on 04.13.2014

Our top 10 must play games of PAX East 2014

Despite an overall smaller show than in years past, PAX East still had a great amount of games worth seeing. A big reason for that was the Indie MEGABOOTH, a segment of the show that's slowly getting bigger with each passing ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

2:00 PM on 04.12.2014

Here are Destructoid's PAX East 2014 plans!

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...

Mr Andy Dixon

1:00 AM on 04.04.2014

Capy's Below, Super Time Force playable at PAX East

Next weekend in Boston, PAX East attendees will have the opportunity to play Capy's roguelike Below for the first time. It'll be at the Capy x Double Fine booth, and another of the studio's titles, the rad run-and-gun Super T...

Jordan Devore