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4:00 PM on 11.10.2012

Goodbye, Destructoid

As some of you may or may not have heard, this is officially my last day with Destructoid. Man ... I can barely type that without getting upset. I am starting a new job next week at GolinHarris as a writer for Nintendo. It is...

Chad Concelmo

1:00 PM on 11.10.2012

Dad alters text in Wind Waker to turn Link into a girl

Mike Hoye loves playing videogames and sharing his pastime with his three-year-old daughter Maya. Their game of choice is The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Mike likes to read the text aloud so Maya can follow along. Bu...

Tony Ponce

10:30 AM on 09.18.2012

Yahtzee, Moviebob, and Jim Sterling have an Hour of Love

This weekend, I was honored to attend the inaugural (and wildly successful) Escapist Expo in Durham, North Carolina as a guest speaker. Over the three days, I attended numerous fun panels, but this was by far my fa...

Jim Sterling

1:30 PM on 09.04.2012

I proposed to my girlfriend at PAX Prime 2012

[Dtoider Capm Trevo orchestrated an elaborate and adorable proposal this weekend at PAX, and he pulled it off flawlessly! Seriously, just watch the video! --Mr Andy Dixon] My girlfriend and I went to PAX this year dressed as...

Capm Trevo

8:00 AM on 06.24.2012

Minecraft wedding is totes adorbs

At last year's MineCon, Minecraft creator Notch helped this dude Matt propose to his girlfriend Asia. Fast forward to April, the couple tied the knot in a room decorated to look like Minecraft's digital realm. The ceremony w...

Tony Ponce

12:00 PM on 06.17.2012

What time is it? Final Fantasy o'clock

Reddit user MiniBT recently graduated. From what, exactly? High school? Four-year college? Master's program? The shroud of mystery shall forever hang above this tale of gamers in love! Where was I? Oh yeah! So he has this gir...

Tony Ponce

9:30 AM on 04.16.2012

Monday Mind Teasers: I saw her standing there

 . . . but then she was a zombie. This enjoyably simple game popped up on Reddit over the weekend and its concept and music carry it a long way beyond its sparse graphics and easy difficulty. The KrangGames flash game on...

Tom Fronczak

6:00 PM on 02.16.2012

Robotic amore and double-sided chiptune melodies

It's Thursday! Have some chiptunes for no reason other than I love you! Chiptune music house Ubiktune unleashed two fresh albums this past week. First up is the Valentine's Day-dedicated 7bit date: robot love by beek. More th...

Tony Ponce

8:30 PM on 02.14.2012

What is your favorite videogame romance?

ScrewAttack is in Valentine's Day mode and has made with the lovey-dovey videos. Above is the latest episode of the fairly new The Best EVER! series, and this week's topic is videogame couples. The video focuses on Locke and...

Tony Ponce

4:30 PM on 11.22.2011

One of Dtoid's own had a grand game-themed wedding

One of our own just got hitched on November 11! Machine Gun Tommy and his wife Lindsay are both huge gamers with a combined collection of over 2500 games (enough to take our resident hoarder Funktastic to school and back!), s...

Tony Ponce

8:30 PM on 08.23.2011

You will fall for this Portal 2 proposal video

Thanks to the Internet, you're never too far from one guy or gal's creative attempts at proposing to their partner in a completely unique way. Proposing via a videogame isn't totally new -- we've seen marriage proposals in g...

Alasdair Duncan







The ten best videogame weddings EVER! photo
The ten best videogame weddings EVER!
by Chad Concelmo

The royal wedding was earlier this morning! And I had no idea! Yay!

To be honest, there had been so much coverage about this supposedly major event that I kept thinking the royal wedding had already happened weeks ago! I swear, when I was running on the treadmill the other day I could have sworn I saw Jillian Barberie going on and on about how beautiful Kate looked in her wedding dress.

Regardless, any major event/holiday/driver’s license renewal is excuse enough for me to put together a ridiculously pointless list. So ... yay! It is a time for celebration!

Instead of watching a beautiful, rich girl marry a beautiful, rich boy and eventually be the focus of some Oscar-winning movie in a few decades, join me as we celebrate the ten best videogame weddings EVER! And, outside of your own, videogame weddings are the most important weddings anyway, right?

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2:00 PM on 04.24.2011

Borderlands' Claptrap and Anthony Burch play Cupid

Why in the world did we not post this yet? Destructoid alum Anthony Burch, now a writer for Gearbox, helped to make this video starring Borderlands' Claptrap for Ben, a fan who wanted to propose to his girlfriend in an extra special way. It's cute and it's funny. Oh, and she said yes, if you were curious. Claptrap Has A Proposal For You, Tora [Kotaku] [Thanks, Miles!]

Tony Ponce

11:30 PM on 02.15.2011

You knew it was coming: A Minecraft wedding proposal

It's been a matter of weeks since I last talked about Minecraft. There's no better way to break the silence than with this cheesy, but ultimately heartwarming video that has been making the rounds lately. One BioWare develop...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 08.24.2010

Y. Inferno: Mega Man Vs. Street Fighter fan made mash-up

Just like Minitroid from a few days back, Mega Man Vs. Street Fighter has been around for a while, but somehow I totally missed it. It's definitely getting better as time goes on. The first work-in-progress video against Ryu...

Jonathan Holmes



Book review: Udon's Art of Capcom 2 photo
Book review: Udon's Art of Capcom 2
by Jonathan Holmes

For a long time, American comic books consistently butchered the works of Japanese game developers with hackneyed, half-hearted game-to-comic adaptations. I still remember the pain I felt after buying Malibu's Street Fighter comic all those years ago. I think I actually said "YOU MANIACS! YOU BLEW IT UP!" to myself as I read through it. Everything that I loved about Street Fighter was either badly mangled or removed completely, all in favor of a story and an art style that seemed to spit in the face of everything that made Street Fighter so special.

Years later, a group of comics professionals got together who actually appreciated the art of Street Fighter and other Capcom games, and by "appreciated," I mean "worshipped." While they've been tapped to work on projects related to the Metroid Prime series, the film Inception, and the upcoming Godzilla reboot, the team at Udon inevitably comes back to the series that inspired it all: Street Fighter. Even during the years when it looked like we'd never see another Street Fighter game, Udon was still producing new Street Fighter comics.

Their hard work and dedication has been rewarded. Capcom has actually commissioned Udon to work on a few of their games, including Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. In this book you'll see artwork from those games, as well as from Udon's comics, and other original Capcom-related works. It's basically a "best of Udon" of the past four years. Read on for details.

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