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Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla

I-Mockery's next game is Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla


Man's greatest question answered
Apr 11
Last year, fans of I-Mockery's irreverent brand of pop culture humor were treated to Abobo's Big Adventure, a mashup of all things NES starring the muscle-bound Double Dragon boss Abobo. As hilarious as Abobo's Big Adventure ... read
Planescape OST

Torment: Tides of Numenera OST sample just for you


Exclusive full-length sample by composer Mark Morgan
Apr 05
Maybe you've been following the slew of information being released by inXile Entertainment about their recently-funded title, Torment: Tides of Numenera. While the release date is quite some time off, we've got something... read
Edge of Twilight

Edge of Twilight has a new iOS prequel in the works


Two mobile games, one console game, all on the horizon
Mar 29
Edge of Twilight developer Fuzzyeyes has revealed to Destructoid that it will release a second Edge of Twilight iOS game following Athyr Above, which launched yesterday. This game will be a prequel, and aims to explain the ga... read
Blacklight: Retribution developer speaks on the PS4's strategy
Sony revealed several more indie titles last night during the Game Developers Conference that are set to hit the PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, and even PlayStation 4. Sony has been showing a lot of support to smaller devel... read feature

Still free-to-play, but with a restructured monetization system
[Note: The images used in this article are from the PC version of Retribution.] Developer Zombie Studios has announced that its free-to-play first-person shooter, Blacklight: Retribution, will be coming to the PlayStation 4... read feature

Multi-player is a dream-feature, but no promises
Warning: Sean Velasco of Yacht Club Games doesn't want you to get your hopes up. Shovel Knight had a great showing at PAX, and is chugging along on Kickstarter, but the game is far from done and there is no way of telling wha... read feature

Daylight trailer

Exclusive: Debut trailer for Zombie Studios' Daylight


New psychological horror game for PC
Mar 20
Zombie Studios has shared details and screenshots for its procedurally-generated horror title Daylight, but now we're getting to see the Unreal Engine 4 game in motion. While the video is indeed a teaser, it should help put ... read
Soundtracks you should be listening to!
Welcome back! We're looking at recent soundtrack releases, and there are a number of big ones this month. We've got impressions of the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and Tomb Raider soundtra... read feature

'The Northerner' takes to Kickstarter for funding
Jeremy Soule's Skyrim soundtrack was one of my favorites in recent memory. I've been a huge fan of his work since he entered the videogame industry with his soundtrack to Secret of Evermore at the young age of 19, and he's si... read feature

Archie Sonic / Mega Man

D'aww! Sonic and Mega Man chibis adorn these comic covers


Variants for Archie's "Worlds Collide" Part 9
Mar 13
HNNNNNG! My heart can't take much more of this! I think I'm going to slip into a coma before the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover even begins. But I've got to hold on! Just one month left! To bring everyone up to speed, the ... read
Fan-requested VG raps

Castlevania and Zelda get Mega Ran's nerdcore treatment


Simon Belmont, Alucard, and Link nod their heads to these tracks
Mar 11
Mega Ran, everyone's favorite Philly rapper not named Will Smith, started a new project earlier this year called Time and Space. On the second Tuesday of each month, he will release a short EP of hip hop arrangements that sam... read
The new medium Raider class mech
Last week we showed you what the newest mech to join Hawken looks like. Well now our exclusive look continues as we have a full breakdown of everything the mech has to offer players in the free-to-play first-person shooter fo... read feature

WayForward's Ivansmith talks Wii U, game length, and more


Exclusive reveals and good time squeals.
Mar 01
Last Sunday on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we spent a very fruitful hour and a half with one Mr. Austin Ivansmith. Austin spoke of a many splendorous thing, from starting out as a painter, to the pros and cons assessing a gam... read
Hawken exclusive

Here's an exclusive look at the next new mech for Hawken


The new medium Raider class mech
Mar 01
Hawken is the badass twitch based first-person shooter that sees you controlling giant mechs of destruction.The game offers a few different types of mechs ranging in different sizes and classes, and the collection of giant ro... read
Free Quest Download

Free DLC: Download a new Dtoid quest in Etrian Odyssey IV


Scan this QR code to access the Destructoid Quest
Feb 27
How are you liking Etrian Odyssey IV so far? I've talked to several of you and it seems that everyone is digging it. Some have asked for gameplay tips, so here they are. For now, Destructoid has an exclusive quest in Etrian O... read
Mighty Switch Force 2

Mighty Switch Force 2 announced for 3DS


Austin Ivansmith of WayForward teases the sequel
Feb 24
[Here's the segment of the episode where Austin makes the announcement; Full episode coming soon! -Ed] Sup, Holmes? (Dtoid's live stream videogame industry talk show/podcast) just wrapped with WayForward's Austin Ivansmith, ... read
Commentary from composer Naoto Tanaka, rappers, with samples included
We had a blast with the Anarchy Reigns both in our soundtrack review and later with some music samples. I enjoyed it so much, in fact, that I wanted to speak with Platinum Games composer Naoto Tanaka (MadWorld, Anarchy R... read feature

Soundtracks you should be listening to!
Do you like Final Fantasy music? This month we're reviewing both Final Fantasy Orchestral Album and Final Fantasy Vocal Collection, both of which we've been greatly looking forward to. We're also looking at the latest DJMAX t... read feature

Fan-requested VG raps

More free fan-requested VG raps by Mega Ran


Samples Super Mario RPG, Illusion of Gaia, and Beyond Good & Evil
Feb 11
Just after MAGFest ended last month, nerdcore rapper Mega Ran unloaded a new EP on the Destructoid doorsteps. A collection of tunes from games like Battletoads and Earthworm Jim with original lyrics added, Time and Space was ... read
Final Fantasy VI

Exclusive: Final Fantasy VI Balance and Ruin preview


From the team at OCR, samples included
Feb 04
Balance and Ruin, a massive remix project by the good folks over at OverClocked ReMix , quickly blew past it’s Kickstarter funding goal, but then there was a snag: yes, those pesky copyright issues. Now all of that has ... read
Here's the lowdown on Phosphor's promising sandbox game
It's been a long time since Destructoid last got to speak with Phosphor Games about Awakened, the incredibly promising superhero sandbox game that caught our eye nearly two years ago. In that time, Phosphor's made a living wi... read feature

Exclusive concept art galore
The Dead Space series features some of the grossest, most horrific creatures and scenes shown in gaming today. Visceral Games isn't afraid to pull out all the stops when it comes to terrifying players with the Necromorphs, an... read feature

Soundtracks you should be listening to!
This sounds like the Nintendo edition, doesn't it? Don't worry, we also have other cool stuff like The World Ends With You -Crossover- and Saturday Morning RPG, the soundtrack you never knew you wanted.There are a lot of big ... read feature

The Legend of Zelda

Exclusive: Legend of Zelda Twilight Symphony samples


Link never sounded quite like this
Jan 16
It's been a long and adventurous road for Twilight Symphony. Destructoid had a hand in announcing the project nearly two years ago, and after a successful Kickstarter campaign and an extremely limited physical run f... read
80s Rock

Exclusive: Vince DiCola vs Saturday Morning RPG samples


Already one of the best soundtracks of all time
Jan 15
Okay, there better be a lot of fans of Vince DiCola out there. And even if you don't know him by name, there better be a lot of fans of his music. DiCola is the man responsible for the soundtracks to the animated Transformers... read
Samples Battletoads, Gitaroo Man, Mega Man X, and more
My boy Random a.k.a. Mega Ran was performing at MAGFest, so of course I had to swing by his set and show some love. Those who had never seen a Mega Ran performance were in for a treat. Even Niero and Dale North were floored b... read feature

Archie Sonic

Knuckles rocks the spotlight in Archie Sonic #244


Also, check out the Proto Man / Knuckles cover for Sonic Universe #51
Dec 28
Archie Sonic continues as we count down to the "When Worlds Collide" crossover event in April! Following last month's issue, Sonic the Hedgehog #244 begins with a confused Knuckles looking for whatever is left of his people i... read
Celebrate Mega Man's past, present, and future starting with issue #20
Tomorrow, December 12, Mega Man #20 arrives on store shelves. This particularly special issue not only ties directly into the ongoing 25th anniversary festivities, it also marks the Archie comic debut of Mega's cold-blooded -... read feature

Toga! Toga! Toga!
Ken Levine is is one of the most honest guys in the games industry, which is what makes his explanation of BioShock Infinite's box cover so fascinating. In the video above (taken from Sunday's interview), Levine addresses fa... read feature

Don't like BioShock Infinite's cover? Download another!


Irrational Games will compile internal and fan-made alternative covers
Dec 09
Despite novel, arresting box art being a rarity these days, the internet lashed out against BioShock Infinite's decidedly safe and macho cover. Creative director Ken Levine heard the cries and decided to do something about it... read
More than meets the eye
There are a handful of game designers I admire but none of them are as handsome as Ken Levine. It just doesn’t seem fair, does it? Until my interview, I always looked on at him with a layer of skepticism. Surely, he ... read feature

The original creators return to Castle Shadowgate
Man, there was nothing more nerve-wracking than getting stuck in Shadowgate on the NES and seeing those torches fade one after another. It's one of my most vivid gaming memories, though I got stuck mostly due to the quite con... read feature







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