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Mega Ran's special Nintendo Power farewell rap


Aug 23
Two days ago, we learned the heartbreaking news that Nintendo Power, one of if not the most influential American gaming magazine, would cease publication following the December issue. Maybe you've been a long-time subscriber... read

Proof that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a Tetris god


Jul 19
Steve Wozniak, computer wizard and one of the founding fathers of Apple, has boasted about his mad Game Boy Tetris skills on several occasions. According to Steve, he still walks around town armed with a few Game Boy Lights (... read

Adventure Time game will take a page out of Zelda II


Jul 03
From Nintendo Power #280, the same issue that revealed Mighty Switch Force HD for Wii U, comes some juicy information regarding WayForward's other upcoming game, Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage? As y... read

Wii U to receive Mighty Switch Force HD at launch


Jul 02
Mighty Switch Force is an awesome game. The free update on May 24 made it even more awesome. And now its poised to become even more awesome-o than that! According to Nintendo Power, WayForward is planning an HD port of Mighty... read

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate is a Belmont family reunion


May 30
I promised more details about the upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate for 3DS, so here they are. Don't ever say I never did nuthin' nice for you jabronis. Also from the Nintendo Power reveal, we learn that ... read

New Castlevania on 3DS and Lords of Shadow 2 confirmed


May 29
Last week, we heard rumor of a new Castlevania on the way for 3DS entitled "Mirror of Fate." The latest issue of Nintendo Power confirms that rumor, yet it also indirectly confirms that Lords of Shadow 2 is coming along as we... read

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

eShop to get Cave Story, Mighty Switch Force updates


Apr 24
[Cave Story art by glitcher, Mighty Switch Force art by Genzoman] Two of the better games on Nintendo's downloadable service are about to become even more awesome, according to fresh tidbits straight from Nintendo Power. Cave... read

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Epic Mickey 2 lead platform is Wii, 3DS version confirmed


Mar 25
GamesRadar has uploaded a nearly five-minute walkthrough of the upcoming Epic Mickey 2, demonstrating the 360 build and the new drop-in, drop-out co-op. GR has confirmed suspicions that the Wii version is the lead platform. ... read

Club Nintendo peeps and more get free Kid Icarus AR cards


Mar 14
One of the hooks of the upcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising is the use of AR Cards to play special augmented reality minigames. The game itself will come with six cards randomly drawn from a pool of 20, but there are still tons of ... read

3DS' eShop file size limit is a whopping 2 GB [Update]


Feb 27
[Update: Tommy Refenes just contacted us to let us know that the source article was taken out of context. He actually doesn't know what the eShop cap is, but if Nintendo wanted to make things easy for developers, he thinks a ... read

Good People Die, the sequel to 999, is coming to America


Feb 21
Alright! That's one game crossed off my list! Let's see if the rest follow suit! The latest issue of Nintendo Power has confirmed that Extreme Escape Adventure: Good People Die, the sequel to the f*ckin' amazing visual novel ... read

All this week, Destructoid will be posting Zelda-themed features to celebrate this weekend's release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It's Zelda week! If you were a gamer growing up in the States during the late 80s / e... read feature

GameFan chief says the industry is a sad state of affairs


Oct 23
If you're like me, you grew up reading Diehard GameFan. The magazine was as close as we had to a Destructoid back in the 1990's; independent, opinionated, and more focused on the love of games than getting rich. What a l... read

Nintendo Power publisher could close magazines


Sep 29
Future, the big ol' publisher behind a bunch of great magazines and websites, is looking at shifting operations as broke-ass Americans aren't buying enough magazines. Or something like that. A note to investors makes it sound... read

The most pixel-y Metroid cosplay ever


Aug 27
We've seen some brilliant Metroid cosplay in the past, but I can safely say that the above is the most authentic translation of the characters as they appear in-game. Animator Daniel Cattell, also known as ChozoBoy, construct... read

Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype preview in Nintendo Power


Jun 01
Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype Version might have been delayed from launching alongside the 3DS eShop on June 6, but Nintendo Power isn't making the wait any easier with its preview in the latest issue. It's been said before, ... read

Sonic Generations 3DS will be completely side-scrolling


May 25
Sonic Generations was just confirmed for 3DS through the latest Nintendo Power, and now we have more details on the nature of the gameplay. Chief of 'em all is that both play styles -- Classic and Modern -- will be side-scoll... read

Totally confirmed: Sonic Generations and Shinobi for 3DS


May 25
Don't believe the filthy lies! Rumors of Sonic Generations and a new Shinobi coming to the 3DS are totally unsubstantiated... oh? They're on the cover of Nintendo Power? Well... alrighty then. The upcoming issue puts rest to ... read

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 likely to be revealed soon


May 08
Now, I know that you may find this difficult to believe, but it seems as if Activision plans to release a third entry in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series. Shocking, right? The latest issue of the UK's Official Pla... read






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