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[Another gem from Destructoid's Golden Archives, this our most popular story of April 2008] As you’ve no doubt been following the prospective U.S. presidential nominees, you must be asking yourself several question...
Resident Evil Zero is one of the few non-Outbreak games in the series I haven't gotten around to playing. I imagine there are many of you in a similar position, so listen up. While you could get a used copy of the Gamecube ve...
I'm a fan of The Jace Hall Show, and I'm not just saying that because Hall is twice my size and could splatter my head like a watermelon with his gigantic hands. The online gaming show is genuinely entertaining, hitting devel...
I actually have a lot of respect for cosplayers. The dedication it takes to fashion an outfit based on your favorite videogame, comic book, or American Idol contestant is astounding. Truly, we've seen some amazing displays of...


For those of you out there who might be scratching their heads, wondering, "TooManyGames? Whazzat?!", let me be the one to tell you that you should remember that name well — for in the future, TMG will become ...
Games industry bloggers? Not so much (no offense, boss). The $73,600 American industry average is only up a few hundred dollars from the 2006 average, according to Game Developer magazine's seventh annual survey. We know that...
Following up his no holds barred rant on the Internet, the man who has somehow managed to do the seemingly impossible (get even less respect than Rodney Dangerfield), gives Kevin Pereira the down and dirty about why he said...
Yesterday met with three Nine Inch Nails tracks being added to the vast roster of downloadable content for Rock Band, and in the days leading up to the songs' availability Rock Band aficionados and angsty teenagers alike were...
At GDC, we often get the chance to attend private meetings with developers to talk about their upcoming releases. This gives us a chance to hear about all the game related information on a professional level, before we throw...
I've been fortunate enough to find a group of bead sprite fanatics like me in a little place called The Bead-Sprites Forum, and this group has one member whose pieces are making him stand out from the regular crowd Doctor Oct...
(Editor's Note: The above clip comes courtesy of 1up, and portrays a roundtable discussion between Hideo Kojima, Shinji Mikami and Goichi Suda at the recent Snake Vs Zombie Event in Tokyo. For those of you without aural ...
The Dtoid crew has a new Barbara Walters on board and Jhidekim is his name. Bringing you only the highest quality coverage from the Santa Monica Pier, this is his version of what Spyro and Crash Bandicoot wanted you to see. Special thanks to everyone at 47, Vic Lucas, Homer, Chris, Name not given, Joe, Amy, Lou, Sarah, and of course Jhidekim himself.
Disclaimer: The above video contains scenes of ridiculous awesome, and things that will make you question the value of your own life. Keep in mind that the gentleman you are about to see is almost certainly a cyborg, and ha...
Once again, we come to the time of the week when the sun is shining, young men's fancies are turning into thoughts of love, and birds are alighting from their perches in order to have sex with the sexiest of all the bees....
Gabe and Tycho, the boys behind Penny Arcade, PAX and the annual charitygasm that is Child's Play, decided one day that they wanted to make a game. Unlike you, however, they apparently had the clout (and the total disd...
If you're a fan of Sheir -- and if you're not, you should be -- you'll be interested to know he and his friends have started an episodic, gaming-related comedy show. The pilot can be viewed above.It's pretty s...
In case you didn't know, Zach Selwyn is the man. Not only was he kind enough to stop by our buddies over at Epileptic Gaming and hang out last week, but he also performed some freestyle songs which included the greatness that is Destructoid.Check out the freestyle above and Zach's other live performances: Alcoholiday; Worst dressed; and an EG freestyle. 
(Editor's Note: I realize Colette usually handles these arts n' crafts type posts, but she's spending the week on the Champs-Élysées educating French orphans on the dangers of intrauterine devices. T...
Mario has had a rough 20 years or so. The man gets used and abused at just about every turn. It should come as no surprise that the guy needs to resort to alternative forms of relief to ease the pain of misuse. Nintendo, give this guy a break already!
Pro gaming is the future of sports. We're starting to see little hints at it now, but believe me, this genre will be huge -- just ask Asia and Europe. The latest step in this growing field is the announcement today by the...
Today Yesterday Half an hour ago was G4's fifth birthday. The staff of Destructoid would like to wish the entire network a happy birthday, but unfortunately, they were in talks to merge with The FOOD Network and The Gol...
Despite the talk of massive layoffs, Sony and Howard Stringer seem to be pleased to death about the launch of the PlayStation 3 in Europe. Denial ain't just a river in Egypt, right Howie? From Next Gen:Sony chief executiv...
In light of all the bad press video games have been receiving lately, it felt like the perfect time to bring to the attention of the media all the names in the gaming industry that have been using their position to help the...
In the most shocking cliffhanger ending since NBC's Heroes hiatus, the latest episode of The 1up Show ended with news editor, Luke Smith, announcing that he will be leaving Ziff Davis. His last day will be on April 27th. ...
Virgins and video games, it's sort of like peanut butter and jelly, really. So, it should come as no shock that the actual company Virgin wants to somehow get more involved with the gaming industry. Just announced for the...
If you're like me, then at one point in your life you got suckered into a free subscription of Game Informer by way of GameStop or EB -- whichever does that stupid thing. Anyway, usually I just use the mediocre mag to hel...
Our community is the best damn Internet gaming community on the entire Web. Don't believe me ... still? Take a look at what one of our most hardcore members, tehuberone, did to the back of some poor guy's skull. You're the man now dog.Discuss the bad hair day here, in the forums. 
Ryan Stevens, one of our favorite tippers, and the whitest guy since Kip Winger, took time out from his busy schedule of listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd, and ironically commenting on knee-high leg warmers, to send in the above ...
Oh, how I love the Land Down Under! The country itself is populated almost entirely by deadly, poisonous animals and pretty blonde girls, and apparently game journalists are the equivalent of Bono or Herve Villachaize down th...
On top of it being Destructoid's one year anniversary today, it also happens to be the boss mans birthday today. We at Destructoid all agree that we are truly lucky and fortunate to be working for not only the best site on th...
And, lo, the first episode of Penny Arcade's game, "On the Rain-slick Precipice of Darkness," is upon us, and I saw that it was good.Penny Arcade Adventures looks like a cartoony film-noir/Sam and Max mashup, c...
Indie publisher, Gamecock, is on a mission to bring us games that feel hip and stylish instead of the latest fragfest or movie spin-off. One such title, Mushroom Men: The Spore Wars, fits nicely into this criteria and looks ...
The latest from Mega64 is really short because some jerk at the end ruined their skit. Still though, you should definitely check it out ... One thing is for sure, GameJew wasn't the only one who had an amazing week last week.
Scott Johnson over at My Extra Life.com reported today that Leo Laporte of TechTV fame has joined his World of Warcraft guild. Now I know you're thinking who the heck cares about Leo and his WoW guild but this could be...
Tonight, our brothers from another mother, Epileptic Gaming, broadcast another live show for all you video game junkies. Why do we mention this each week? Because we love and support what people like Epileptic Gaming our doi...
There are a handful of gaming journalists I actually respect in the industry and the one at the top of that list is 1UP's Luke Smith. Believe it or not, but I come from a hard-core journalist education and work experience...
Gamers isn't another one of those lame video game shows that try way too hard to pull off unnecessary punchlines. Instead, it focuses on over the top video game players and the geek lifestyle. From vampire role players t...
I can't say much on Dance Dance Revolution other than I can't work it on the dance pad. I suck at DDR which I swear fails me as a female in some rule book somewhere.One guy out there not only trumps me on the ability...
This last weekend, Nagiko, Dyson Grigsby and myself were all invited to attend an event in San Francisco where we were able to play a full version of their upcoming Xbox 360 release Crackdown. You guys have already played th...





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