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Something happened between 2002 and 2003. Gamers and critics suddenly stopped praising Resident Evil as one of gaming's best series and started calling it dated, clunky, and boring. Take Resident Evil Code: Veronica. Upon ... read feature

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Reggie teases possible GameCube games on the Wii U


Sep 21
We have a decent amount of information about the Wii U so far, but there's nearly nothing in regards to online specifics. That goes for detailed information on the Miiverse, online infrastructure, Virtual Console options... read
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Grasshopper says it's Killer7's seven-year anniversary!


Jul 09
Today has been officially recognized as the seven-year anniversary of Killer7, one of the most awe-inspiring and beautiful videogames ever created. Seven years ago today, the game launched in Japan. It actually came to North ... read
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Animal Crossing is now the soundtrack for everything


May 06
[Art by Ashley Davis] [Update: You can now toggle between the original and City Folk/Wild World soundtracks. Also, the background colors on the site now reflect the time of day. God just got a little more handsome.] A man nam... read
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About damn time! Pikmin 2 Wii-make finally coming to NA


Apr 25
[Manly Guys Doing Manly Things by Kelly Turnbull] Aside from Chibi-Robo!, every game in the New Play Control! line of GameCube-to-Wii remakes has been brought over to North America... with the exception of Pikmin 2. For some ... read
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GameStop no longer wants your GameCube trade-ins


Mar 24
Looks like your friendly neighborhood GameStop will no longer be accepting your last-gen Nintendo merchandise. Following a similar move in 2009 for the original Xbox, the retailer will be suspending their trade-in p... read
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This portable GameCube is hot, gets its own music video


Dec 27
Console modder Tchay has given us the gift of a sick-ass portable GameCube this Christmas season. Now, we've seen plenty of hardware mods in the past, but not many are presented as a glamor reel / music video! Tchay did a ba... read
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A few days ago, we told you that an official Zelda art book containing the definitive timeline for the series would be released. Well, with the book out in Japan, that timeline has been officially revealed. All the historic e... read feature

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Should all GameCube owners go to Hell?


Nov 11
This is a question that has been on my mind lately, and I feel I should bring it up with the readers in order to see if I'm off-base here. Basically, should people who like the GameCube go to Hell? Now bear in mind, this is n... read
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Sonic CD is too big to come to WiiWare


Aug 27
Sonic CD was recently announced for digital rerelease on just about every possible gaming platform, with the exceptions being the Wii and the 3DS. No word yet on why the game is skipping a 3DS rerelease, though it's a safe be... read
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Iwata: 3DS price cut due to lessons learned from Gamecube


Aug 01
With the 3DS' rough start and Nintendo's financial faltering, some have already suggested that the dark days of the Gamecube have returned. However, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata believes that the 3DS won't repeat past mistakes, ... read
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Nintendo won't confirm download GameCube games for Wii U


Jul 20
Speaking with website NintendoGal at E3 earlier this year, Nintendo of America's Director of Entertainment & Trend Marketing Amber McCollom dropped an interesting nugget of info on the Wii U. "Actually the GameCube discs ... read
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For those of you who continue to ask Det. David Mills-style questions like "what's in the box?!" about the Wii U, a few more details have trickled out since yesterday's unveiling at Nintendo's E3 press conference. In add... read feature

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The Question: Does The Legend of Zelda need an overhaul?


May 27
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] I love the Legend of Zelda series. To me, I've never had a problem that, structurally, it's the almost the same game over ... read
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F.E.A.R. 3 'Soul King' multiplayer explained


May 23
This is a video describing "Soul King," one of the new multiplayer offerings in F.E.A.R. 3. Later this year, you'll move about as a spirit, possessing the bodies of people and using their weapons to kill other people. The vi... read
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My first encounter with Metal Arms: Glitch in the System came via a banner ad on IGN. Being an impulsive chap who will often be drawn to things simply because they look cool, I was immediately intrigued by the game, whic... read feature

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A damsel in distress. Those four words perfectly describe the basic plots of numerous videogames over the years. From the popular Mario series to even things like Ghosts 'n Goblins and Wizards & Warriors, a large majority... read feature

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Concept art from the canceled Nightmare Creatures III


Mar 11
Survival Horror buffs may recall Activision's attempt to jump on the Resident Evil/Silent Hill bandwagon, Nightmare Creatures. The game, set in 19th Century London, did enough to scare the kids, but it never quite became the ... read
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Iwata: GameCube could do 3D gaming


Jan 07
While Sony and various publishers talk up 3D gaming and declare it to be the future, Nintendo overlord Satoru Iwata claims that Nintendo was tinkering with it years ago, as far back as the GameCube. He says his company was wo... read
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Shadow the Hedgehog was designed to appeal to the West


Dec 17
"Appealing to the West" has become a buzz-phrase among Japanese developers for the past year or so, as their own country's market struggles with decline. SEGA had them all pipped to the post five years back, however, as Sonic... read
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Lost Wave Race Easter Egg makes game talk s**t


Sep 02
In what may be the greatest discovery in modern gaming, a deeply hidden Easter egg has been found within the GameCube version of Wave Race: Blue Storm. Yes, the game that was released in 2001. The code (which you can find af... read
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Off-Brand Games: Tube Slider


Aug 22
[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Know what sucks about the Wii? Shut your whore mouths befor... read
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Yup, Sonic Adventure coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade


Feb 27
As if the leaked screenshots hadn't already confirmed it, it does indeed appear that the still-unannounced Xbox LIVE Arcade port of Sega's Sonic Adventure is headed our way. Destructoid reader Damon sent along word that the X... read
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Game Debate to the Death! Super Mario series Part 2


Nov 24
Many castles were pillaged and passed as we went from one Mario platformer game to another last week. Which game's flags gave us the most victory slides? Here are the top results: Super Mario World (33 votes) -- Winner! Supe... read
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Game SERIES Debate to the Death! The Legend of Zelda


Nov 11
Good gaming gods, last week's debate was epic, and I do not use that word lightly. I had to go through all 235 comments twice, just to make sure no tallying mistakes were made. The outcome broke almost every debate record ima... read
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Another portable GameCube mod because why not


Nov 10
Modder Hailrazer took a GameCube and some other electronics, stripped them down and created the portable GameCube you see above. The case was from a Datamax Kid's Delight, the screen was originally used for the PSone system ... read
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Game SERIES Debate to the Death!Smash Bros VS Mario Party


Sep 22
Last week's debate made me pretty nervous. On paper, comparing a cartoony and speedy shooter to a realistic and slow stealth shooting game made perfect sense. But this was Metal Gear -- could any series compare with it in a d... read
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Games Time Forgot: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


Jul 15
Every Wednesday, we highlight rarely-remembered but interesting games for our "Games Time Forgot" series.If you are as big a Harry Potter fan as I am (impossible!), you already know by now that this week’s Gam... read
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The case for cute: Why Wind Waker is the best Zelda ever


Jul 06
Yes, I did indeed just say that. If I know my gaming public, and I quite unfortunately do, chances are that many of you are huffing and puffing on the verge of a hissyfit before you've even made it past this article's headlin... read
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Why Pikmin is the greatest videogame series ever


May 20
A few weeks ago Jim Sterling wrote an article about why Dynasty Warriors is the greatest videogame series ever. It was an interesting feature, but I had to chuckle at the glaring typo in the headline: Obviously Mr. Sterling m... read
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The Memory Card .57: Jade's moment of silence


Mar 05
There are many different reasons specific videogames are great. Some have outstanding characters, some have surprisingly intelligent writing, and some contain beautifully orchestrated music. While all of these individual aspe... read
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The Memory Card .47: A castle stuck in time


Dec 11
Let me know if this scenario sounds familiar:You are playing a videogame and reach a section that is absolutely beautiful to look at. Instead of playing through quickly, you take your time, even moving your character at a sna... read






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