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Nintendo superfan Triforce plans to buy the first Wii U


He's already in line at New York's Nintendo World Store
Oct 22
I'm sure you've all heard of Isaiah-Triforce Johnson by now. He's the founder of the competitive gaming organization Empire Arcadia, but you would most likely recognize him as the black dude with the Power Glove who seemingly... read

Mega64: Bayonetta 2's on Wii U, time to kill yourself


Sep 28
I'm going to be upfront with you guys and admit that this may be Mega64's worst videos ever. It's not funny at all, just really morbid and forced. Not that I don't agree that reactions over Bayonetta 2's Wii U exclusivity ar... read

Promoted blog: Fans of another kind


Sep 27
[Dtoid community blogger fulldamage shines the spotlight on some of the biggest videogame superfans in the industry. Want to see your own words appear on the front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon] I f... read

The announcement of Bayonetta 2 as a Wii U exclusive is destined to go down as one of the big "betrayals" of gaming history, right up there alongside Final Fantasy VII on the PS1. So-called "fans" of the original Bayonetta we... read feature

'Fans' of Bayonetta to kill themselves over Wii U sequel


Sep 14
Arguably the biggest surprise at yesterday's Wii U press event was the announcement of Bayonetta 2, and that the game will be a Wii U exclusive published by Nintendo. My first thought was "This will get people who t... read

Silent Hill producer calls out fans over Book of Memories


Tells the community, 'It really is just you.'
Sep 07
As we've discussed before, Silent Hill's fanbase is currently afflicted by an irrationally emotional hatred of Silent Hill: Book of Memories, the handheld spin-off developed by WayForward. Series producer Tomm Hulett has beco... read

PS3 user? Mad about Skyrim's DLC snub? Just stop crying!


Xbox fans dish out advice to PS3 users
Sep 05
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim received it's Hearthfire home-building DLC this week, but only if you have the Xbox 360 version. PC users will have to wait, while PS3 users haven't even got Dawnguard -- and may never get it. Natu... read

Book of Memories gets new screens, fans go apeshit


The purists sink lower and lower
Aug 31
Konami uploaded some new Silent Hill: Book of Memories screens to its Facebook page, which yet again invited a slew of hatred and animosity from a fanbase enraged at the existence of a spin-off portable game. So incensed are ... read

The conclusion to James Rolfe's SNES vs. Genesis battle


Aug 16
Following the introductory video that James "Angry Video Game Nerd" Rolfe uploaded the other day, here comes the epic showdown: Super Nintendo vs. Sega Genesis! Which is the undisputed champion? Obviously, there is no winner... read

James 'AVGN' Rolfe pits the SNES against the Genesis


Aug 14
As the Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe can be funny, crude, abrasive, or annoying, depending on who you're asking. But when he steps away from that persona and simply shares his childhood experiences, he's a pretty mellow... read

Pachter upsets Nintendo fans, says they'll buy anything


Aug 13
Industry analyst Michael "Elder Foot" Pachter recently joked that Nintendo fans will buy anything related to Nintendo. Ironically, Nintendo fans totally bought it, and are raging hard at the silver-haired love machine.  ... read

Pokeholics Anonymous will lead you down Victory Road


Aug 12
If you know someone who you think might be a Pokéholic, perhaps you ought to send them to Pokéholics Anonymous before they can do further damage to themselves or others. This is the latest release from Underbel... read

Console war infographic says Xbox 360 beats PS3


Jun 29
As this generation draws to a close, literally everybody is asking who "won" the battle between the Xbox 360 and PS3 (nobody includes the Wii because that wouldn't be sporting). With that in mind, here's a delicious little in... read

Tekken producer to fans: stop whining


Jun 26
Namco Bandai's chief fighting game producer, Katsuhiro Harada, has had enough of the fans. After drowning in requests to revive characters and use original voice actors in the new Tekken, the developer took to Twitter&nb... read

Pull out the crack pipe for some witch house game remixes


May 28
Music label and collective Aural Sects put out a choice compilation of game remixes, this week, called Blam Lord's Quest. This free release is done in the murky, distorted style of the musical sub-genre witch house. For those... read

The DTOID Show: Is Mass Effect 3 ending rage justified?


Mar 12
Happy Monday, everyone! Now that Max and I have had the chance to recuperate from our long week of GDC insanity, we're back in the studio with a handful of news to report on and a fresh, new outlook on life! (Just kidding, w... read

A good Sonic game, you guys! Oh my God!


Nov 04
What!?!? Sonic Generations is not total garbage!? We have to let the world know! Four out of five! Four out of five! Four out of five! Busted Pixel: Sonic Generations (A New Beginning) [YouTube] read

Sonic Team: Old school Sonic fans hard to please


Aug 05
Sonic Team boss Takashi Iizuka has stated that Sonic the Hedgehog's older fans are a tough audience, and that trying to keep them happy while providing gameplay innovations has always been a problem. He's hoping Sonic Generat... read

REPORT: You're not owed any UMvC3 character!


Jul 22
Destructoid has uncovered some mindblowing news that will shock and awe the gaming community -- we have discovered, through serious JOURNALISM, that Capcom does not owe you Mega Man or any other character in Ultimate Marvel v... read

Sony: Only the most hardcore gamers use PlayStation Home


Jul 01
Sony has claimed that only the most hardcore PS3 gamers use PlayStation Home. That sounds like a failure, given the services casual, Second Life-esque dressing, but if Sony wants to spin the fact that a comparatively&nbs... read

Fans bring Xenoblade to #1 on Amazon, internet goes wild


Jun 26
It looks the vague report from Nintendo customer service that Xenoblade (also known as Monado: Beginning of the World) is still slated for release in the United States isn't confirmation enough for some people. A group of fan... read

If you follow Destructoid regularly or know anything about me, you will understand how godamn excited I must have been for this interview. I make no apologies for what you are about to watch but I do warn you that ... read feature

Old and new Sonic have reconciled their differences...


Apr 11
... and found love on the battlefield. "Modern x Classic Quickie" by SEGAMew [DeviantART] read

You caught that new Sonic teaser, right? For Sega, another year means another potentially misguided attempt at bringing the blue blur "back to his roots." 'Round the Sonic Cycle we go, once again! This latest nostalgia grab... read feature

Hater vandalizes Tecmo Koei building, calls games 'sh*t'


Mar 28
Tecmo Koei's Japanese office building has been attacked by a particularly hateful fanboy who doesn't seem to appreciate the company's games.  The remarks spraypainted on the building are remarkably bitter and hateful. Su... read

Sundays with Sagat: Fighting game fans are insane


Mar 27
Disclaimer -- I wasn't originally going to post this video. I shot it the same week that Sagat and Pals review Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, and within a few days after the game launched, most of the stuff about on how Marvel Vs. Cap... read

Crytek: Crysis 2 is developed for PC first, not consoles


Mar 23
As with any previous PC exclusive that goes multiplatform, Crysis 2 has come under fire from the PC elitist crowd who bemoan the "dumbing down" of the game and declare -- without evidence -- that the game was made for console... read

Fan-Made 80s Teen Comedy 'Legend of Zelda' Trailer is Rad


Feb 13
Like a a lot of people, I have a very special place in my heart-container for The Legend of Zelda series. On top of that, I'm also a sucker for 80s pop-culture. That's probably why I made a teenage girl-ish giggle-squeak whe... read

Beyond Black Mesa short film


Jan 22
Remember that trailer a few monts back for that fan-made Half-Life movie called Beyond Black Mesa? The full short is now out and here it is for your viewing pleasure. Personally, I didn't think too much of it. I like the pro... read

Vogel: Game developers shouldn't read their own forums


Jan 06
Spiderweb Software founder Jeff Vogel has written an interesting little article imploring fellow game developers not to spend too much time in the trenches with the fans.  Vogel provides three sound reasons for not readi... read

Pachter: Incorrect once a week, only fanboys care


Dec 24
Industry analyst Michael "shiny testes" Pachter is a little bit tired of gamers arguing over his words. While he admits he doesn't seem to go a week without being incorrect, he defends himself in Game Informer by saying that ... read

Jaffe to Destructoid: Can't I have an opinion!?


Dec 01
Twisted Metal director David Jaffe upset a number of our more mental Xbox 360 fanboys yesterday when we quoted his comments on console exclusivity. After earning a torrent of vitriol from various community members for flying ... read






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