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Bands led by composers Nobuo Uematsu and Jason Hayes
Jason Hayes' (World of Warcraft) band, Critical Hit, and Nobuo Uematsu's (Final Fantasy series) band, The Earthbound Papas, will tag team, co-headlining upcoming Orlando Nerd Fest 2014, set for August 9 in Orlando, Florida.&... read feature

Chrono Trigger Symphony photo
Chrono Trigger Symphony

Chrono Trigger Symphony Volume 3 is out now


Have some free samples
Feb 04
Last year, Blake Robinson announced that he would be working on a three-part tribute to the legendary Square role-playing game, Chrono Trigger. Volume One of the Chrono Trigger Symphony released in August and Volum... read
Music photo
Music

Composer Alexander Brandon's collab album, Just Fun


Exclusive track sample
Feb 04
Composer Alexander Brandon has is best known for his work on games like the first two Deus Ex games, Unreal, and the Jazz Jackrabbit games. For the last two years, he has been working on a collaboration album titled Just Fun... read
Mega Man X comic photo
Check out our full interview with Archie!
Archie Comics has been busy. In addition to hosting two Sonic comic lines, a Mega Man series, and a crossover event between the three, they've also added "backup" stories to Mega Man #34-35, which feature fan favori... read feature

Mega Man comics photo
Mega Man comics

Dr. Wily gets a shot at being good in Mega Man #36


'A Chance at Redemption'
Jan 15
The Archie comics Mega Man and X backup event will debut in Mega Man #34-35, but after that, Issue #36, "A Chance at Redemption" will drop in April. This story will deal with Dr. Wily as a free man, cleared of all h... read
Killer is Dead photo
Just in time for the holidays
Killer is Dead was a day one purchase for me, though from what I hear from my peers, a lot of consumers didn't have the confidence to pick it up upon initial release. With the gift giving holidays just around the corner, and ... read feature

Mega Man X comic photo
Mega Man X comic

Mega Man X & Zero return in Archie's Mega Man #34-35


I hope they get their own series
Dec 11
The regular Mega Man Archie comics storyline will continue as planned for the foreseeable future, but Mega Man X and Zero have decided to cut in with their own tale to tell. As the second half of Issues #34 and 35, ... read
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Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts' PS4 release chance this year 'slim to none'


Still waiting on approval from Sony
Dec 09
Ronimo Games has confirmed to Destructoid that the chances of the PlayStation 4 release of Awesomenauts are "slim to none" in 2013. According to the developer, the studio handling the PS4 port, Abstraction Games, has sub... read
Console porn breakdown photo
Teen, MILF, MILF, Hentai: What does your console of choice say about your sexual fetish?
Shortly after the PS4's launch, Pornhub announced that it was the first porn site to fully support the PS4. Destructoid reached out to Pornhub following the announcement and got a load of interesting facts and breakdowns of c... read feature

Hawken photo
Exclusive on Destructoid
Adhesive Games has given Destructoid the first exclusive look at the latest map coming to Hawken. Called Wreckage, the new map is based around a crash-landed derelict cargo ship. Wreckage ties into the backstory of the series... read feature

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Big Steel Wheels

Download a free track from C-jeff's Big Steel Wheels


C-jeff's 'A Thousand Bridges' coming through your CB radio
Nov 14
Ubiktune has impressed us in the past with its chiptune bundles and its various other published albums. As it turns out, the founder of Ubiktune Dmitry "C-jeff" Zhemkov is not just the Ubiktune founder; he's also a membe... read
Super Mario 3D World photo
Interview covering influences for the game, references to past soundtracks, and cats vs. dogs
We mentioned a few days back that we had an interview with Nintendo composers Mahito Yokota and Koji Kondo regarding their work on Super Mario 3D World in the works. Well, here it is! The two take the time to share with us how cats influenced the game, their thoughts on the great cats vs. dogs debate, and some surprises that we'll hear when it comes to the game's soundtrack. read feature

Phantom Army interview photo
Blacklight: Retribution dev teams up with makers of the biggest F2P FPS for a new, third-person shooter
Last night, we brought you the first look at Phantom Army, the upcoming (2014) free-to-play third-person shooter from Zombie Studios (Blacklight: Retribution, Daylight) and SmileGate, makers of the massively popular CrossFire... read feature

Zombie Studios photo
Zombie Studios

Exclusive! Zombie Studios announces Phantom Army


New free-to-play cover-based third-person shooter
Oct 24
Update: We have an interview! Like '80s comic books?  You're gonna dig this -- Destructoid just received an exclusive look at Zombie Studios' next game: Phantom Army, a free-to-play third-person cover-based shooter with ... read
Critical Hit band debuts photo
Exclusive: Critical Hit's debut song, from Angry Birds
World of Warcraft composer Jason Hayes and VGMarket founder Michael Gluck (remember Piano Squall?) head up new band Critical Hit. This all-star band performs and records their own arrangements of videogame music themes. All-... read feature

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You can date Lolo from Klonoa in Namco High


Destructoid Exclusive
Sep 21
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 ... read
Chrono Trigger Symphony photo
Chrono Trigger Symphony

Sneak peek at Chrono Trigger Symphony fan album


First volume of three-part set releases tomorrow
Aug 21
On August 22, 1995, Chrono Trigger released in the US and changed the RPG paradigm forever. Exactly 18 years later, Blake Robinson is paying tribute with Chrono Trigger Symphony: Volume 1, the first in a three-part set celebr... read
Hearthstone music photo
Exclusive tunes along with commentary from the sound team
It's been a while since we've talked about the Warcraft card game spin-off, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Blizzard Entertainment is currently taking beta sign-ups, so I thought it would be a good time to find out what's go... read feature

New Wii U bundle photo
Blue and red 3DS XL bundles with Pokemon X & Y also coming
Destructoid has learned of Nintendo's upcoming plans to release a new Wii U bundle and new 3DS XL bundles. The information was revealed to us by a source at Target, a major North American retailer, where they were able to sho... read feature

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Come see my Dragon's Crowning achievement: A dumb cooking show
Food is good. Videogames are good. Food inspired by videogames are doubleplusgood. It's simple science. Science and art. I would like to humbly present the first episode of Steven Hansen's À la cartridge, a straightfo... read feature

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Secret of Mana

Celebrate 20 years of Secret of Mana with fan remix album


Your ears are ready to be invaded
Aug 14
It's really been 20 years since Secret of Mana was released. I still listen to the game's amazing soundtrack composed by Hiroki Kikuta on a weekly basis, so it's great news that a group of musical masterminds have combin... read
Windborne photo
Explore the story, or just go create things with other players
Last week, Destructoid brought you the first real details on Windborne, the next game from Hidden Path Entertainment heading to Steam on the PC. Now we can exclusively debut the first gameplay trailer showing off the game's ... read feature

Windborne photo
The next big game from Hidden Path Entertainment
Hidden Path Entertainment, makers of Defense Grid: The Awakening, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Age of Empires II HD, have exclusively revealed to Destructoid their next project, Windborne. The new title is a social s... read feature

EarthBound photo
EarthBound

Nintendo comments on EarthBound's pricing


Pricing is done on a case-by-case basis
Jul 22
[Art by Zac Gorman] The cult classic SNES game EarthBound was released on the Wii U Virtual Console last week for $10. That's $2 more than most SNES Virtual Consoles games cost. A couple days later, we posted a feature on wha... read
Castlevania photo
Next Castlevania will have to come from new team
Speaking with producer Dave Cox at San Diego Comic Con about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, we found ourselves surprised by the candid response we received when we asked about the future of the franchise: "I’ve always ... read feature

Archie Mega Man photo
Archie Mega Man

The world has been shut down in Mega Man #31


Peek at the cover art for Mega Man's latest "super adventure"
Jul 09
I've been so busy diving into Sonic and Mega Man's "Worlds Collide" comic mini-series that I've neglected to talk about Mega's post-crossover story arc. How do you raise the stakes after a dimension-bending war against both D... read
Teenage Pokemon photo
It survived on instnict
[Update: Slight delay! The new season is now set to start on June 23rd, with an episode about depression and E3. That's this Sunday! Max Scoville as Spiky-eared Pikachu! Anthony Carboni as his trainer! Eric Stuart as Brock! ... read feature

Etrian Odyssey photo
Etrian Odyssey

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl coming our way


You heard it here first
Jun 11
Destructoid has confirmed the rumor that Atlus will be localizing 3DS Etrian Odyssey remake Shin Sekaiju no Meikyu: Millenium no Shoujo for North America. They are, and it's coming our way this fall, renamed Etrian Odyss... read
Mirror's Edge 2 photo
Characters and setting details
We won't say where these character details come from. But we're pretty sure they're from an upcoming EA game, Mirror's Edge 2. And if they're not, they're from a big franchise game from the same publisher.  The details w... read feature

Psychonauts photo
Psychonauts

Feel doubly fine with Adam WarRock's Psychonauts single


Download "Basic Braining" for free exclusively on Destructoid
Jun 07
Asian sensation Adam WarRock is a pretty chill dude. Our own Tara Long of course loves him to pieces, but it was I who managed to score a brotastic fist bump at last year's Nerdapalooza in Orlando. He's so skilled, he can tu... read
Castlevania hip hopera photo
Castlevania hip hopera

Preview Mega Ran's Symphony of the Night hip hopera


Castlevania: The Nocturnal Cantata on sale June 4
Jun 03
I gotta give it up for my man Mega Ran, without a doubt one of my favorite nerd music acts around. He's got quite the spread, from Mega Man to Final Fantasy VII and even to River City Ransom. And next on the block is the tur... read
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Cart Life dev reveals new game, is humble and lovable


Get to know the people that make great videogames
May 18
I'd like to pay Richard Hofmeier to talk to me about videogames. During last week's Sup Holmes (now on iTunes), he told me about so many great things, like the free online "game" Geoguessr, surrealist interactive text auteur... read






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