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[Update: Extra-Large sizes have run out!] Fallout: New Vegas fans may remember this excellent fan created mode of the infamous Rorschach test. The joke was so good that even developer Obsidian Entertainment made a reference t...
Destructoid posters are back once again! We've moved them over to our SplitReason store for the reasonable price of $9.95 each. You can get yourself the Destructoid logo poster or the beautiful "Living the Dream" poster creat...
Sun rays are bad! Didn't you know? The government secretly created videogames to keep people inside and away from the sun after all. Still, you sometimes have to leave the the house for things like candy brain fuel. Lucky for...
UK-based designer Insert Coin have announced that their latest set of t-shirt designs are now available for pre-order.  Insert Coin design some seriously awesome videogame-inspired clothing for t...


"Heroes vs. Villains," the 22nd album from OverClocked ReMix dropped this past week and is an epic clash between OC ReMixers and The Bad Dudes. The album is made up of 20 songs where the OC ReMixers took on the "Hero" theme...
Yes, the official Destructoid store carries more then just shirts that are guaranteed to get you off with your own hands! For just $3, you can get five 2.4" x 2.4" stickers sporting the updated Destructoid logo. Put the stick...
[Update] Contest closed! We used Random.Org to pick and randomly selected rabidmaggot as our winner. He'll be receiving the Kids Bean Bag Chair, a $199 value! Thanks to all that entered and thanks to our sponsor for the amazi...
It's winter time and that means it's cold as balls. Luckily Destructoid can provide your head with some warmth now that our Destructoid beanies are back in stock. The black high-quality knit cap fits all head sizes, from smal...
The artist behind the lovely videogame minimalism art series is selling shirts based on his designs! The Mega Man robot masters, Mario, Luigi, Wario Donkey Kong, Jigglypuff, Kirby, Pickachu and E. Honda are all currently avai...
Hey! We have a store! NEAT! Yes, we have a bunch of Destructoid-themed shirts for sale and you can get them for 15% off now thanks to Split Reason's back-to-school sale! The Dtoid store also has HAWP-themed shirts and shirts ...
Club Nintendo of Japan continues to put out amazing items. Their next bonuses are no different with custom Mario t-shirts. The shirts will be available in four different colors and you will be able to mix and match different ...
Hey, it's a Geek Chic! We haven't done this in a while ... mostly because there haven't been that many good gaming shirts. Thankfully, Split Reason delivers this week with two AWESOME shirts. First up is the Octorawk shirt, g...
We promoted Glen's "The Plumbers Wardrobe" when it was up for voting and the shirt was approved! It's probably the best Mario shirt you will ever wear. Grab one from Split Reason for $18.95. Threadless released a couple of sh...
Awesome shirt site, Teextile, recently had a re-launch and they're looking to celebrate by giving away some shirts! We have five of the Thousand Needles shirt (design above) to give out and all you need to do in order to win ...
Shirt.Woot is continuing their Valentine Day's-themed love shirts tonight and this one is all about how different creatures all have one thing in common: hearts! And in the case of Link, he has over a dozen hearts, thus makin...
Space Invaders are mean little bastards, but at least they're predictable. That is until Aliens start popping out of their chest. Then you're screwed. Today's Shirt.Woot combines one our favorite retro games, Space Invaders, ...
ThinkGeek is a magical place full of geeky wonder. They have all sorts of things any nerd would want. From shirts, computer stuff, toys and more. They even have videogames such as this GP2X Wiz MAME/Amiga/Console Emulator and...
Three designs to check out in this edition of Geek Chic! Teextile has a Black Friday sale going on for every shirt this week. All shirts are $12 and they have a videogame design as part of this week's deals. "Thousand Needles...
Commence opening your wallet. The fifth episode of Robert Ashley's A Life Well Wasted is nearly upon us. For those unfamiliar, it's described as an Internet radio show, which is about right. It's certainly no cookie cutter po...
PopCap has a couple of new Plants Vs Zombie shirt designs up on their store. The one you see above and one that says "Your Grass is Mine!" While the second one is extremely facepalm worthy, the Moustache one is just...
Teextile has fast become my favorite shirt supplier store on the Internets. Each week, five new designs go up and you only have that same week to get the shirt you want. Teextile has a videogame related shirt on sale this wee...
Oh yes, it's time for another edition of Geek Chic where we look at gaming related fashion. This Monster Hunter jacket is ridiculously hot. With that said though, I’ll never be caught wearing this thing. It reminds me o...
The other week, over at Japanator.com, we took a look at what life was like with some of the editors. You got to see our porn, TVs, and cats. Well, I figured that we might as well take a look at some more members of the Moder...
Now here is a product that I would probably blow my money on without a moment's hesitation: a business card holder with retro flavor, representing everything from Mario and Zelda to Ice Climber and even classic Famicom. Cool,...
So, this weekend marks the opening of the Sex and the City movie. For those of you living under a rock, the popular TV series about four liberated ladies drinking and partying their way around New York was bound to be made in...
 It has to be said that Roman Bellic is one of the many joys of Grand Theft Auto IV. His determined optimism and love of beeg American teetees know no bounds, and I find him one of the most likable characters in the game...
How many times have you found yourself cutting meat (or... celery, for the vegetarians out there) on a plain white cutting board while thinking that something was missing from your life? Me? All the time. And that missing thi...
Here's some chicken soup for the geek in you: the New York Times has mapped out a matrix of all of the things that may have directly benefited for the geekery that was Dungeons and Dragons. It may be a stretch to attribute t...
Man, I suck at Tetris. It's now to the point where I lose every time, without fail. These days, all I can do is struggle for a few minutes before defeat, and then tell the victor that "at least I've seen a real vagina.&...
It's almost time to quit yer bellyachin', as Sony has finally announced that PS3 owners will soon be able to get into their console's operating system without having to leave the comfort of their game's universe. An in-game X...
I'm not a WoW player by any means, but this is still pretty cool news. A company is offering to make actual figures based on people's World of Warcraft characters that they can then buy. Since some players invest vast portion...
I've got more great goodies to put under your favorite gamer's tree this holiday season. From pretty ornaments to put on the tree to amazing presents to put under the tree, I have a bunch of sweet ideas.Got a addicted WoW gam...
Everyone have probably already started their Christmas shopping, if they haven't, well then you better snap to it before the only gifts left in the stores are fruit cakes and old copies of Spice World for the Playstation. [Ed...
Those of you who are fans of the Legend of Zelda games have probably already sold the necessary pints of blood or stolen the necessary dollars/pounds/Euros from your mother/father/significant other's wallet/purse/marsupian...
The London Movie Comic Media Expo is a haven for anime geeks and furries who flock by the hundreds in their Sailor Moon underpants. It's also said to be a little bit rubbish, but this year I have a special reason for wanting ...
The PlayStation 3 firmware revision that Sony's Eric Lempel mentioned a few days ago in Sony's official blog is finally live and available for download. The update, version 1.82, enables playback of AVC High Pro...
The first part in Leigh's "Building a better RPG" mini-series got me to thinking about storytelling in RPGs. I agreed with some of the points in her article, especially the fact that nowadays, the stories are so...
Surely we all make faces when we game, but rarely is that ultimate expression captured on video. Well, maybe they are, but are any as special as this one, "The Hannibal"? What would you name your gamer face?[Thanks, Epileptic Gaming] 
As far as Dave Karraker, the man behind the media curtain at Sony is concerned, all the bad publicity that Sony has faced is all just one big misunderstanding on our part. Luckily for you, he's ready to fill those educati...
While pro gaming is certainly huge in the likes of Asia and across Europe, it really hasn't caught on quite yet in the States. We have our own e-sports channel on DIRECTV, but who in the hell has DIRECTV? The latest profe...