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Radius Europe photo
Radius Europe

Radius Festival heading to Vienna this July


Indie games and beautiful architecture
Apr 27
Do you like indie games? What about beautiful hand-sculpted architecture? What about the thought of the two combined? Yes, such a wondrous combination of things is possible, particularly if you're going to be in or around Vie... read
Calgary Expo photo
Calgary Expo

Men's rights activism and 'GamerGate' group removed from Calgary Expo


Sad irony everywhere
Apr 18
The Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo is one of Canada's biggest gaming, film, television, gaming, comics and "geek culture" events, drawing celebrities, panelists, and events from all over the world. This year, it wa... read
iam8bit art show photo
iam8bit art show

Mario, Sonic, and other gaming icons have put on some weight


The Famous Chunkies by Alex Solis
Apr 15
Outside of occasional gags like Doughnut Drake in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, I tend to forget how generally fit most mainstream videogame characters are. Leave it to artist Alex Solis to remind me of that fact with his upcom... read
Danganronpa photo
Danganronpa

Destructoid solves a murder: Danganronpa Edition


It's pun-ishment time!
Apr 13
From the beginning, this murder (and I've seen a lot of them over the course of my career) struck me as too simple. Kyle Hebert -- a voice actor you may recognize as the voice of Ryu from Street Fighter -- was found de... read
VideoBrains photo
VideoBrains

VideoBrains returning to London March 30


Video game talks and panels about NPCs
Mar 17
In a little under two weeks London's Meltdown gaming bar is going to be once again playing host to VideoBrains, an evening of talks about the world of videogames. Running from 7:00pm until 10:00pm on Monday March 30, the even... read
Ladycade photo
Ladycade

Ladycade coming to London March 23


Female focused games event hits Loading Bar
Mar 16
Not doing anything March 23? Near enough to London that travel seems feasible? Looking for a cool video game event to attend that won't cost you anything? Well, Ladycade is coming back to London's Loading Bar in Dalston from ... read
EGX Rezzed photo
EGX Rezzed

Party with Destructoid at EGX Rezzed!


Videogames, bruv
Mar 12
Morning, Brits. Thousands will be heading to London's Tobacco Dock later for EGX Rezzed's preview day; are you one of them? read
PAX East 2015 plans photo
PAX East 2015 plans

Destructoid's PAX East 2015 schedule is here!


Party with the best damn community on Earth
Mar 07
PAX East 2015 is happening RIGHT NOW! And just like years past, the Destructoid community is there in a big, big way. Did you make the trek to Boston this year? Then check out our daily meetup schedule below! And be sure to j... read
Telltale Storytime photo
Telltale Storytime

Telltale founders discuss the studio's evolution at PAX East 2015


2700 people in the Main Theater will remember that
Mar 06
At PAX East's big opening panel, Telltale Games co-founders Dan Connors and Kevin Bruner talked about how Telltale came into being. They began by following the storytelling path through the ages, from telling stories around a... read
Valve VR hardware photo
Valve VR hardware

Valve is showing its 'SteamVR hardware system' next week


New Steam Machines and the final Steam Controller, too
Feb 23
Here I was expecting to find out about Steam Machines and the finished Steam Controller at next week's Game Developers Conference -- sure, that's fine -- but the company also has a surprise in store for the San Francisco show... read
Indie Megabooth photo
Indie Megabooth

Indie Megabooth is the place to be at PAX East


Say hi to Holmes and crew when you're in Boston
Feb 23
"Dad By The Sword is a game about YOUR DAD running around in jorts and slaying Anti-Dads with a claymore. Experience a unique First Person Swordplay experience as you try not to get killed by leaping hot dog monsters. Out... read
Apex in trouble photo
Apex in trouble

Apex fighting game tournament changes venues over safety concerns (Update)


Hotel ballroom collapses, forces location change
Jan 30
[Update: The show must go on! Apex is relocating to the Garden State Convention Center. However, all events planned for today have been cancelled.] Authorities have put Apex 2015 on hold over concerns about the venue's struct... read
Ronin preview photo
But it's so much more than that
Devolver Digital has a penchant for picking up clever game jam submissions and giving them a chance to grow into fully-realized titles. Titan Souls is a fine example, and it would have never had any exposure outside of t... read feature

The Badger photo
Because you apparently can't figure it out on your own
[Note: The Badger could be anyone -- a game developer, a member of the gaming press, even a writer for another game blog. They could be just one person or multiple people. You'll probably never find out who they really are, w... read feature

Nintendo at PAX South photo
Nintendo at PAX South

Majora's Mask 3D and New 3DS XL playable at PAX South


Also Super Smash Bros., for those living in the past
Jan 20
The New Nintendo 3DS XL is the current hot commodity for Nintendo fans, with special edition units selling out. For those who are not so keen on ordering one before playing, an opportunity to get some hands-on time is coming ... read
AGDQ 2015 photo
AGDQ 2015

Awesome Games Done Quick 2015 is underway


Watch some speedruns, donate some money
Jan 05
If this morning's Humble Bundle didn't already tip you off, this year's Awesome Games Done Quick event is now running. Every year it gathers some of the best speed runners to show their stuff, streaming the event and collecti... read
New purple trailer photo
New purple trailer

No Man's Sky also has purple, is still amazing


Not all men's sky
Dec 05
No Man's Sky showed off a particularly purple planet in its Game Awards trailer. It's still exciting, walking amidst bioluminscent fauna and dinosaurs, getting into your ship and zipping off to another planet. Oh, and t... read
PlayStation Experience photo
PlayStation Experience

The PlayStation Experience schedule is up


Show me some of that No Man's Sky
Dec 04
When Sony announced PlayStation Experience, I didn't pay it any attention outside of a cursory glance, but in the weeks since, the Las Vegas event has shaped up nicely. It kicks off on Saturday, December 6 with a keynote at 1... read
Misandry photo
Misandry

No Man's Sky planning 'something different' at PlayStation Experience


See new worlds, new gameplay
Nov 19
I've been excited for No Man's Sky for almost a years' time now, but it has become a passive excitement as I wait patiently for it to release. This video, what with some footage I haven't seen and it generally looking a... read
Preview: Narcosis photo
You a narc?!
I said it when I checked out Amnesia developer's SOMA early this year, but we could do with some more games set underwater. It's a scary place. There are goblin sharks down there, damn it. And you don't even have t... read feature

Inside My Radio photo
Get in my radio (an Austin Powers joke)
There are things to consider when it comes to playing music in public. Are you in an open space, perhaps a park, with enough distance between you and others so that your tunes don't dance on over into unwilling ears? Are you... read feature

PAX East photo
PAX East

Heads up! PAX East badges are on sale right now


If you're too late, just stare at this picture for a while
Nov 12
Passes for PAX East are on sale! Get in here while you still can. The show takes place at the Boston Convention Center the weekend of Friday, March 6, 2015. Tickets are $45 for a single-day badge and $95 for a three-day badge. Scalpers be damned. I've never made it out to Boston, but I'd like to go, one day. The weather that time of year, though! read
Game Night USC photo
Game Night USC

LA Dtoiders, join us for another Game Night!


Featuring Aegis Defenders, Anamnesis, Walden, and more
Nov 07
Destructoid is excited to once again be partnering with Angry Bananas, Giant Robot, and Meat Bun to host another Game Night! What: Game Night USCWhen: Saturday, November 8, from 6:30pm to 10pmWhere: Giant Robot 2, 2062 Sawtel... read
Photo gallery photo
Photo gallery

Paris Games Week: Trash strewn floors, candy smells and games


In pictures
Nov 04
Paris Games Week has finished happening. It happened across the street from Games Connection, where I was busying myself with loads of smaller folks' games, so naturally I visited. I played The Order, which a lot of folks are... read
Cool games photo
Cool games

Izle leads Game Connection Development Award winners


In the company of Limbo, Loading Human and other past winners
Oct 31
Game Connection Europe held its annual Development Awards this week in Paris, with Area Effect's Izle leading the way with five wins. Each of the ten categories feature two possible awards, the European Games Booster Award an... read
Gamer's Rhapsody photo
Gamer's Rhapsody

Gamer's Rhapsody will gather music and games on November 15-16


Minnesota in the middle of November? Cool
Oct 29
I have previously expressed that we, the Destructoid community, need to find a new meetup to replace PAX, since PAX is too big to handle now. Maybe Gamer's Rhapsody can be a contender. Probably not for this year, but maybe in... read
Preview: Type-0 HD photo
Hands-on at Paris Games Week and also a new trailer
Look, you can't blame me for turning a blind eye to Final Fantasy Type-0. Why hurt and labor and want over something you can't have? At least not a videogame, of which there are alternates and substitutes plenty. Elliot Gay k... read feature

Bloodborne PGW photo
We meet again, I'm dead meat again
Usually seeing a demo you played just a month ago means there isn't too much more to wring out. This is not the case with Bloodborne. The Tokyo Game Show demo bested me. That same demo was playable today at Paris Games Week. ... read feature

The Order: 1886 photo
Not saying we should 86 this order, but, hoping there's more to it
I finally played The Order: 1886, Ready at Dawn's upcoming PS4, monster-filled, alternate-London-history third-person shooter here at Paris Games Week. I still really want to like it. I like a lot of things about it. Well, ma... read feature

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The Dream of the 70s-90s is alive in Portland
If you live in the Pacific Northwest, perhaps you attended the fifth annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo which took place the weekend before last. If you didn't, well -- here's a lovely pile of photos that the talented Geoffrey... read feature

Ticket on sale tomorrow photo
Ticket on sale tomorrow

Tickets for PlayStation's Vegas community event on sale tomorrow


Are you PlayStation Experienced?
Oct 23
Sony recently announced the two day "PlayStation Experience" fan event. Tickets to the December 6-7 Las Vegas event are going on sale tomorrow.  There's going to be hands-on time for upcoming games, some brand new annou... read
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Final Fantasy and World of Warcraft composers join up for a concert


Coming to Naka-Kon in Overland Park, Kansas
Oct 16
Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu and World of Warcraft composer Jason Hayes are teaming up with their respective bands, The Earthbound Papas and Critical Hit, to perform live at Naka-Kon in Overland Park, Kansas this Nove... read






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