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2:00 AM on 10.02.2013

A Marvel Comics themed Puzzle Quest is coming this week

It's been some time since we heard any talk about Puzzle Quest, the "match-3" game with RPG mechanics, but a new edition of the game is suddenly upon us. Marvel Puzzle Quest: Dark Reign will release Thursday, October 3 f...

Conrad Zimmerman

5:00 AM on 09.05.2013

Stan Lee is a playable character in LEGO Marvel Heroes

You knew Stan Lee was going to make an appearance in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. But did you know he was going to be a complete badass? Stan Lee can Hulk out, swing around like Spider-Man, use a laser blast like Cyclops -- He has ALL the powers. He's basically like Rogue, or I don't know, Amazo from the DC Universe if you want to cross comic streams.

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:00 PM on 08.21.2013

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes also coming to Xbox One and PS4

Finally, after all this time, we get to see the villains of LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Magneto, Dr. Doom, Venom, Dr. Octopus, Loki, Green Goblin, and even Galactus himself will all be featured in the game. We get to see some ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:00 PM on 06.15.2013

Impressions: Marvel Heroes

The heroes of the Marvel universe have had some success when transposed from their comic pages to the click-fest of the action RPG (ARPG) genre. X-Men Legends and Ultimate Alliance -- both of which spawned sequels -- provided...

Fraser Brown

8:00 AM on 06.06.2013

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes is a ton of fun

I am so jealous of kids growing up this day and age. They have the coolest videogame consoles, the Internet, iPads, and now LEGO Marvel Super Heroes. Combining Marvel, one of the hottest movie proprieties right now (and not t...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:00 PM on 05.03.2013

Pinball FX 2 comes to Steam on May 10

Outside the dedicated and nebulously legal emulation scene, PC hasn't received much virtual pinball love lately despite being its birthplace. Zen Studios is changing this by bringing Pinball FX 2 to Steam on May 10. The titl...

Allistair Pinsof

10:00 PM on 02.04.2013

New screenshots have surfaced for the Deadpool game

A bunch of new screenshots have been revealed for the upcoming Deadpool game by High Moon Studios, and man do they look interesting. First off, we have full confirmation of the existence of Cable, which totally speaks to the ...

Chris Carter





1:00 PM on 01.09.2013

Gazillion initiates Marvel Heroes Founders Program

Down as I was on Marvel Heroes based on my time spent with the closed beta, there's little doubt in my mind that the game will find its audience and do quite well for itself. In addition to narrowing down the release to sprin...

Jordan Devore

8:45 PM on 01.08.2013

The DTOID Show: Pokémon X & Y, Valve's Piston & Day Z

Hey gang! The Destructoid Show is now switching to a twice-a-week schedule, so we'll now be Tuesday and Friday. Today is a Tuesday, so that's why we did an episode. Major news-things happened: a company called Xi3 announced t...

Max Scoville

1:30 PM on 01.08.2013

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes announced for this fall

Mixing LEGOs, videogames, and comics together has always seemed like a good idea -- certainly something I would have loved to see as a kid. TT Games is pressing on with yet another title, and this time it's LEGO Marvel Super ...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 11.09.2012

SmileGate developing Marvel MOBA for Asia

You're already dreaming up the possibilities, aren't you? A multiplayer online battle arena game centered around Marvel characters sounds too good to be true -- and perhaps it is -- but it's happening. Disney Interactive has ...

Jordan Devore

7:30 PM on 07.16.2012

The DTOID Show: Adventure Time, Deadpool, & Spider-Boobs

Holy crap guys, I think this might be my favorite episode of the show we've done in ages. Like, just in terms of the pure awesomeness/absurdity of today's news. For starters, the ESRB has described all the awful things that a...

Max Scoville



The Merc with a Mouth gets his own game, first trailer photo
The Merc with a Mouth gets his own game, first trailer
by Brett Zeidler

Well, it's finally happening, guys. Deadpool will star in his very own videogame, called Deadpool: The Game. High Moon Studios (the team behind Transformers: Fall of Cybertron) will be handling the development duties, with Activision set to publish the game.

Nolan North will voice Deadpool, which is an appropriate choice because he's done the voice for Deadpool in all his appearances ever since Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. It just seems a bit strange because he's doing his normal Nathan Drake-esque voice when he talks. Still sounds great all the same, though.

Now, the trailer itself was absolutely perfect. High Moon definitely nailed the humor and fourth wall breaking that Deadpool is known for. The trailer alone was full of so many unforgettable quotes. My personal favorite has to be, "Now let's be honest, I'm not the only one with a little bit of sh*t in their pants right now, am I?" No Deadpool, you're not.

So, we know they've got the character down, now it's just a matter of if the gameplay will be any good. From what I could tell of the small bits in the trailer (which shows Deadpool riding and punching a guy in the face while they fly towards Earth, among much more), it's looking like the whole game is shaping up quite nicely. What do you guys think?

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Preview: Playing superhero in Marvel Heroes photo
Preview: Playing superhero in Marvel Heroes
by Steven Hansen

Is the whole “Marvel versus DC” thing still a thing people bark at each other over? Well, the DC universe has its own cleverly titled MMO, DC Universe Online, leaving Marvel to play catch up with its equally cleverly titled Marvel Heroes.

Of course, the differences in the games are plenty, not the least of which is that Marvel Heroes will be free to play. Yes, the dreaded acronym that leaves hardcore gamers recoiling in disgust, hissing from beneath flower planter in the garden of the current videogame industry.

Anyone who will be at San Diego Comic-Con in a couple days can check the game out for themselves; for the rest of you, I’ll tell you a bit about it.

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7:15 PM on 07.09.2012

The DTOID Show: Assassin's Creed Movie & Our SDCC Preview

Hey everybody! We're back, and it's Monday, and that means one thing: the world didn't explode last night. And unfortunately, that means there's another Destructoid Show for you to watch. Oh, tragedies. Today, we talk about h...

Max Scoville

7:00 PM on 07.07.2012

Spend some time with Marvel Heroes at San Diego Comic-Con

It looks like this whole Marvel Heroes thing is actually happening, huh? Back in May developer Gazillion Entertainment popped up to say 'Hey!' and drop a trailer and, surprisingly, it looks like it's got a lot of potential. ...

Liam Fisher