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10:00 AM on 12.17.2010

Shadow the Hedgehog was designed to appeal to the West

"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...

Jim Sterling

11:00 PM on 09.02.2010

Lost Wave Race Easter Egg makes game talk s**t

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...

Nick Chester

4:00 PM on 08.22.2010

Off-Brand Games: Tube Slider

[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...

Tony Ponce

11:00 AM on 02.27.2010

Yup, Sonic Adventure coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade

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...

Nick Chester

10:30 PM on 11.24.2009

Game Debate to the Death! Super Mario series Part 2

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...

Tom Fronczak

9:30 PM on 11.11.2009

Game SERIES Debate to the Death! The Legend of Zelda

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...

Tom Fronczak

6:00 AM on 11.10.2009

Another portable GameCube mod because why not

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 ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

10:55 PM on 09.22.2009

Game SERIES Debate to the Death!Smash Bros VS Mario Party

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...

Tom Fronczak

1:00 PM on 07.15.2009

Games Time Forgot: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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...

Chad Concelmo

2:20 PM on 07.06.2009

The case for cute: Why Wind Waker is the best Zelda ever

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...

Topher Cantler

4:00 PM on 05.20.2009

Why Pikmin is the greatest videogame series ever

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...

Chad Concelmo





4:00 PM on 03.05.2009

The Memory Card .57: Jade's moment of silence

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...

Chad Concelmo

4:21 PM on 12.11.2008

The Memory Card .47: A castle stuck in time

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...

Chad Concelmo

12:22 PM on 12.10.2008

New features being added to Wii Pikmin and Mario Tennis GameCube re-releases

When Nintendo first announced their Play it on Wii series -- a line of GameCube games being ported for play exclusively on the Wii -- we weren't sure if these games would see any Wii-specific updates. It's already been c...

Nick Chester

2:04 AM on 10.02.2008

Pikmin and other GameCube games re-releasing on the Wii

Tons of info was just revealed at the Nintendo Fall Press Conference held in Japan and one of the highlights was the announcement of the new "Wii de Asobu Selection", which translates to Play on Wii Selection. Ninte...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:59 PM on 06.12.2008

The Memory Card .39: Del Lago!

I love to be scared.I don’t know why -- me being scared usually involves a lot of running around like an idiot with my arms flailing -- but I love the feeling of shock and subsequent nervous laughter that goes along wit...

Chad Concelmo