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Splatoon

Game-within-a-game hinted at for Splatoon


Like pizza crust stuffed with pizza rolls
Jan 17
Splatoon is shaping up to be Nintendo's most bold and explosive new intellectual properties in recent memory. Nintendo is often accused of never publishing new I.P., though these accusations are often coming from folks who on... read
'Like preaching to one choir while throwing bees on another'
The world can be a difficult place. Even if it looks like you have everything going for you on paper, it can feel like everyone is against you in practice. As a young, attractive, Caucasian millionaire once said, "Have you ev... read feature

Microsoft obtains rights to Xbox 8 domain names


Jul 03
Cheng Juan of China had snapped up some Xbox-related domain names like Xbox8.org and xbox8.us, as well as crappier ones like xboxcompanion.com, xboxlivetv.com, xboxphone.com, and xboxtablet.com. Microsoft wanted them bac... read

Nintendo finally locks down SuperMario.com 25 years later


Sep 26
Ha! Nice timing, Nintendo. Nintendo issued a complaint last August with the World Intellectual Property Organization over SuperMario.com, as someone else held the rights. Who was it? Bowser? What's funny is that they just sta... read

Do you have AT&T and have PlayStation Network issues?


Feb 18
Some readers have made us aware that AT&T customers are having download issues when pulling down some types of content on Sony's PlayStation Network. From what we hear, the problems started a couple of weeks ago. It se... read

PAX 10: Wakfu interview gets teen girls feeling fantastic


Sep 09
I'd never heard of Wakfu until seconds before this interview. I did know a little about Dofus, Wakfu's prequel, but only because Niero has a Dofus art book on his coffee table. Other than that, I was flying blind on this one... read

PS Jailbreak PS3 mod chip orders open, related warnings


Aug 23
We recently told you about the PS Jailbreak USB PS3 mod chip that lets you rip/copy/backup games to your internal harddrive or another external and then run them. Some doubted its existence, but now it's actually selling. Get... read

What is Red Faction Battlegrounds?


Aug 13
I don't know what Red Faction Battlegrounds is, but it is a thing. THQ registered a website domain for this name on August 10th. The name makes me think of a light version of a franchise game, but don't take that to heart. It... read

Arkham City was in Batman: AA all along (well, kind of)


Aug 09
I was one of those crazy people who did everything there was to do in Batman: Arkham Asylum; or so I thought. Game Informer has rocked my world by posting about the secret room of Warden Quincy Sharp. It's so secret, you lite... read

Monday Mind Teasers: Not Pr0n


Aug 03
Last week's trip down mind teaser memory lane brought us back to the clicking nightmare known as Crimson Room. Now that some of us have escaped once again with our sanities intact, we run in fear to the first door we can find... read

Monday Mind Teasers: Crimson Room


Jul 27
[UPDATE] The old link is broken. You can play Crimson Room here now (or at least until this link stops working too). "Ahhhh!" "The horror!" "Minimize in fear!" These screams might well describe your reaction to this game back... read

Why you can't play Hulu on your PS3


Jun 28
I watch all my television on my computer by hooking it up to my television through an HDMI cable. At this point there just isn't any point to watching TV "live" since everyone can get everything over the web wheneve... read

E3 09: Tatsunoko Vs Capcom video interview


Jun 11
Got a butt-kicking interview here with Capcom's Seth Killian on the development and localization of Tatsunoko Vs Capcom, and a little bonus stuff with Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder at the end. I'm still pissed/jealous that He... read

GameDaily BIZ leaves AOL, launches IndustryGamers.com


May 15
GameDaily BIZ will become IndustryGamers.com, a new site created Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of of the new site, James Brightman, and the fine folks at Hammersuit LLC, who has ties with the fine site that you're currently ... read

Fake Watch: On-going April Fool's 2009 hoax list


Apr 01
Oh, Internets. You and your silly April Fool's Day jokes. We would never do anything like that. We're far too serious. To combat this nonsense, Destructoid has collected all the April Fool's Day hoaxes we could find as a publ... read

Modern Warfare 2 teaser deciphered: What does it all mean?


Mar 26
That was fast. It was only last night that Infinity Ward gave us our very first glimpse of the latest installment in the Call of Duty series, Modern Warfare 2 (which is apparently missing "CoD" from its name?), and ... read

Sony takes on Internet Explorer, claims the PS3 outpaces IE7


Oct 28
Oh Sony and Microsoft, can't you just get along? Sony is claiming that the PlayStation 3's 2.5 firmware update will allow it to browse the Internet faster than Internet Explorer 7, along with some shiny Flash 9 support. Take ... read

Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Matlockery: Tastunoko Vs Capcom to become Marvel Vs Capcom 3?


Oct 13
As many long time gamers know, Capcom used to hold the rights to create games based on Marvel comics. It was at that time that they created what is perhaps the greatest cross-over fighting game of all time. Marvel Vs Capcom 2... read

Mega Man Matlockery: The Mega Man 9/ZX Advent boss connections


Sep 20
Like a lot of retro-philes out there, I'm currently pre-occupied with this coming Monday and it's promise of Mega Man 9 on WiiWare. To help alleviate my anticipation, I've been replaying all my favorite Mega Man games over ag... read

DLC file reveals unannounced Rock Band songs, Internet Matlocks win again


Feb 13
The Internet Matlocks are at it again, this time extracting a file from a recent Rock Band DLC pack. While I'm not even sure what would possess you to do this (or better yet, how you would do this), the results appear to be a... read

Though parts three, four, and five lack the creepy stalker talk that made part two such a delightful read, these latest installments in a series of ongoing interviews between Nintendo of Japan President Satoru Iwata and Super... read feature

Rumortoid: Is a mysterious new Castlevania game in the works?


Jan 18
The above images were apparently posted by a member of the Castlevania team on the GameFAQs forums minutes before the thread mysteriously disappeared.Hmmmm. If the screen grabs are real, they obviously prove the... read

Smash Bros Brawl's Japanese Instruction Booklet hits the Internet?


Jan 18
Well, we had to expect that this to would happen. Super Smash Bros Brawl, now set for release in Japan on Jan. 31st, has suffered it's first leak of physical evidence of proving it's actual, factual existence. Super Smash Bro... read

What the hell is the Olduvai Theory and, more importantly, who founded it? Beats me, but I bet you'd like to know because the right answer could score you a free game, an Xbox 360 Premium console, or some spiffy swag. This mo... read feature

Internet Matlockery: Gears of War 2 at GDC?


Jan 03
The Team Xbox boys are putting on their Internet detective hats and are suggesting that Epic is going to be announcing Gears of War 2 at this year's Games Developers Conference. The GDC can be a good source of pre-E3 fanboy m... read

Speculation: Final Fantasy Versus XIII may garner Mature rating


Dec 18
Like an army of tiny beetles, the murmurs skittered across the internet late Monday night: Final Fantasy Versus XIII may have a Mature rating, the first Final Fantasy to ever carry that stamp upon its cover. Could it be true?... read

Gerstmann still likes videogame journalism: Speaks with Joystiq


Dec 03
Joystiq has finally coaxed some words out of Jeff Gerstmann, the now notorious Gamespot editor who found himself fired after angering Eidos with the "tone" used to review Kane & Lynch: Dead Men. While he is stil... read

Sony: faulty hardware rumor of 40GB PS3 baseless, reeks of shoddy journalism


Nov 08
Acting quickly to quell the nasty rumor originating from the Dutch gaming site Gamed.nl that the already somewhat controversial 40GB PlayStation 3 has a whopping 40% failure rate, comes official word from Sony (along with a n... read

Ex-Harmonix developer lays down a nasty track concerning the PS3


Oct 26
Depending on who you ask, the PlayStation 3 is either potentially the console equivalent of the second coming of Christ -- or one of the biggest travesties in the history of consoles. Although I'm still in the "let's wai... read

Okami for Wii = Internet WAAAAR!


Oct 25
Everybody knows that the Internet is serious business, and nobody knows that better than Capcom, it seems. After the news broke about Okami heading to the Wii, many fans were ecstatic, but a fair number were far more cynical ... read

Potential proof that Microsoft has the hottest games in town


Oct 19
One of the greatest things about Destructoid is the hundreds of interesting emails we receive each day from the various tipsters out there in Internet land. They range from the mundane to exciting, and I can't tell you how mu... read

Xbox 360 Arcade bundle spotted, box looks kinda silly


Oct 13
Microsoft still isn't saying much about the rumored "Xbox 360 Arcade" bundle, even after we've seen retail displays confirming its existience. Let's see how much longer they can tip toe around the issue after we've ... read






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