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1:00 PM on 05.26.2014

Are you playing anything special for Memorial Day?

Long weekends are the best weekends. Are you playing anything of particular importance today? Even if you're not, that's fine too! We've all got backlogs. Even the mighty Chris Carter. For me, it'll be more Advance Wars -- go...

Jordan Devore


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.






Get your exclusive Valentine's card gaming gifs here photo
Get your exclusive Valentine's card gaming gifs here
by Jonathan Holmes

It's Valentine's Day, which means there may be someone in your life that you feel excited (or obligated) to show how much you love them, most likely with candy, cards, or some other physical things. It's a holiday designed to make us feel like we have to spend money, which is great for the larger economy, but potentially bad for your wallet. 

Destructoid is not immune to these pressures. We want to show you, the Destructoid reader, that we love you. So please, take these Valentine's Day-themed romance .gifs (transformed into .gif form by the lovely Ronin Usagi and Kevin Bacon) and spread them to all you hold dear. 

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1:30 PM on 12.23.2013

Plants vs. Zombies 2 celebrates Feastivus this week

Ever since getting partway through its final world, I've been ignoring Plants vs. Zombies 2 -- but Plants vs. Zombies 2 has not been ignoring me. Those push notifications haven't compelled me to return yet, though PopCap's p...

Jordan Devore

9:00 PM on 12.19.2013

Owners of Mojang's Scrolls can gift a copy to a friend

If you own Mojang's Scrolls, you will be able to give a copy to a friend as a gift this holiday season. All you need to do is log into your Mojang account, and click on the "Send to a friend" button. A code will be sent to th...

Joshua Derocher

8:30 AM on 12.19.2013

EVE devs dress up as Yule Lads to hand out presents

I love CCP. They are a bunch of crazy guys, and every time they come out with a video it's always bizarre and amazing. To celebrate the holiday's in EVE Online, the guys at CCP are giving out in-game gifts on an advent calan...

Joshua Derocher

9:00 PM on 12.16.2013

How the Viscera Cleanup Detail saved Christmas

Certainly one of the strangest releases of 2013, Viscera Cleanup Detail now has a holiday-themed version available for purchase on Steam, Santa's Rampage. Set in the workshop at the North Pole, players must clean the ca...

Conrad Zimmerman



Deal North: Cyber Monday gaming deals photo
Deal North: Cyber Monday gaming deals
by Dale North

You know what Cyber Monday is, right? It's the same crap from Black Friday, just a few days later. It's a second chance for many that missed the good stuff last week. It's the better of the two, as you won't get trampled.

You won't find anything mindblowingly different in our Cyber Monday deals, but there are some good finds if you missed last weekend's action. Have a look and see if there's something you'd like.

If nothing else, be sure to get the Sonic Everywhere Pack at Amazon, which contains a bunch of different Sonic games in one package. Even Dr Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine is included! And if you need a 3DS XL, get the new Mario and Luigi: Dream Team bundle at Walmart and Best Buy now.

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8:30 PM on 11.28.2013

Deal North: Black Friday software deals galore!

Bananas! We've hit you with a ton of deals already, and many of them are still valid, so if you haven't checked our listings yet, check out: Pre-Black Friday software download deals Thanksgiving day deals Black Friday hardwa...

Dale North

3:45 PM on 11.28.2013

Deal North: Black Friday hardware buyer's guide

Even with the early store openings they're calling Gray Thursday, Black Friday is really only one shopping day, so it's understandable that you'd want to maximize your time. We've done the footwork for you so you can go strai...

Dale North



Deal North: Thanksgiving day game deals photo
Deal North: Thanksgiving day game deals
by Dale North

[Update: We've added a few more items to our shopping list this morning. Our deals corgi thanks you for your tips! Now go get Ni no Kuni for $15!]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Aside from what we have today and what you've seen already, they're saving the good stuff for tomorrow, Black Friday. There are still some pretty good deals to be found in our listings with some new additions since yesterday afternoon, so don't miss these as they're all still running.

Below you'll find the deals that start on Turkey Day. Some of them only last through Friday, so get to buying if you see anything you like.

The best stuff comes tomorrow. Check back then for another deal round-up.

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5:45 PM on 11.27.2013

Deal North: Pre-Black Friday downloadable games deals

[Update: Check our listings again for more additions! We've added some hot ones, like Atlus' deal on Persona 4 Golden for only $19.99. Jump on Steam flash deals like Gone Home for $4.99] Deal North is back with a roundup of a...

Dale North





1:32 PM on 11.24.2013

Amazon's Black Friday videogame sales calendar revealed

For those giddy to get their holiday savings on, Amazon has released their upcoming Black Friday calendar for crazy videogame sales. Kicking it off tomorrow, November 25 at 5:10 am PST, is a Skylanders Giants portal owner pac...

Wesley Ruscher

9:00 PM on 11.18.2013

3DS holiday ad will make you wish you were a kid again

I've always been a fan of Nintendo's advertising, from Pokemon's link trading commercials to Wayne Brady rapping about Wii Party U -- it's always been spot on. Don't question my unironic love for Wayne Brady. I suppose it co...

Brett Zeidler

2:45 PM on 11.18.2013

Limited holiday edition Ouya comes in white

Ouya is trying its damnedest to appeal to those looking to put a little gaming under their tree this holiday. Today, a special, exclusive holiday edition of the console has been announced which comes in bright, white case and...

Conrad Zimmerman

1:30 PM on 11.18.2013

Nintendo to show off games in nationwide mall tour

Nintendo's taking to the road this holiday shopping season, embarking on a 23-stop mall tour across the United States, to get families hooked on the idea of bringing gaming home for Christmas. They're bringing a whole lot of ...

Conrad Zimmerman



Where's your next-gen money going? photo
Where's your next-gen money going?
by Wesley Ruscher

The holidays are quickly approaching and so are two brand spankin' new consoles. It's already one of the craziest times of the year to buy things, and both Sony and Microsoft are only adding to the chaos. How does one even prepare for the madness of the next gen of gaming?

Well, while they may have the two hottest items to hit the stores this season, there are still a myriad other choices out there clamoring for some of ours, and your, hard-earned cash. Nintendo is coming full force with the Wii U and Super Mario 3D World, the 3DS has a new Zelda, and Sony's Vita is finally finding its groove after a price drop. Let's not even forget that looming around the corner is the Steam Box, and some killer current-gen titles like Ultra Street Fighter IV and Castlevania: Lords of Shadows 2

So what will you be buying this holiday season? PlayStation 4, Xbox One, perhaps a shiny new Wii U? Not one of those you say? Wait, all of them...

Yeah, you sound like most of the Destructioid team below:

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