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Guile's birthday

Happy birthday, Guile


Looking good!
Dec 23
You thought we forgot? Not a chance. Happy birthday, Guile! Rock-solid abs, a full head of hair, that sprightly glimmer in your eye -- you're looking fabulous. Destructoid is home to plenty of adoring fans who post daily trib... read
OutRun

I think we've found the ultimate OutRun machine


Shake the street
Dec 22
I hadn't heard of Force Dynamics' crazy-looking 401cr motion platform before today but I'm already convinced: it is the coolest way to play Sega's arcade classic OutRun.* "This is the original arcade OutRun from 1986, ported... read
Pokétar

Pokémon's tribute to Pat Benatar is beautiful


Dec 22
This hiker is a real tough cookie with a long history of breaking little hearts like the one in me.  read
Shovel Knight

What the butt? Shovel Knight is in Road Redemption


He's coming to the Steam Early Access game today
Dec 22
Shovel Knight's surprise appearance in Road Rash spiritual successor Road Redemption seems like the result of the developers meeting over drinks, someone throwing out a wild idea, and no one being sober enough to interject. Then again, this is the studio responsible for butt mode. Bless 'em. read
Kittiez

When Mario jumps, kitty jumps


That's how this is gonna work
Dec 15
"Them's some good kitty jumps," Destructoid's managing editor Jordan Devore enthusiastically proclaimed before mandating this video be posted despite it being two years old. You're the boss, Jordan. You're the boss. read
Karma

Is this Battlefield Hardline live performance Frog Fractions 2?


Karma
Dec 05
Do you remember Frog Fractions? The more-than-meets-the-eye treat announced a potential sequel on Kickstarter that just raised more questions than answers. Example: what the hell was this? Or the Kickstarter video? Anything c... read
TF2 video

Take this! My love, my anger, and all of my sorrow!


Shiiiiiiiiining fingerrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Dec 05
Don't cry, Rain. Our own battle has just begun.  I just want to watch stupid G Gundam all weekend with its nationally stereotyped gundam. It's like a 4th grader designed them all after reading through a world atlas.   That or just play Gundam Battle Assault 2.  read
Subway funday

Amiibo may not work on the subway, but the New 3DS does


In Japan, of course
Dec 05
People have been having Fun With Subways and Amiibo ever since the video of some folks in Russia trying to use the Nintendo toys for a free ride. Jonathan Holmes of www.destructoid.com tried to game the system in Boston. Alas... read
Most popular

Nintendr: Tumblr loves Pokémon, Zelda, Animal Crossing, Smash


Also, Attack on BORING, BAD ANIME
Dec 04
Ok, first: When you make the next billion dollar dating application "Nintendr" (or "Nintinder"), I want my royalties paid out weekly and top billing, branding-wise. In fact, let's call it "Steven Hansen's Nintendr" (or "Steve... read
Wolfenstein card

Wolfenstein's Deathshead looks like a creepy uncle in this Christmas card


The creepiest?
Dec 03
I'm a total sucker for the holiday season. Christmas cards, particularly those featuring creepy-ass uncanny-valley videogame men wearing festive sweaters, are no exception. In the hope that I'm not alone, I had to share this ... read
Smash Bros. cat

This Super Smash kitten is simply adorable


She thinks she's people
Nov 24
Jonathan introduced this video of a kitten occasionally pawing at Super Smash Bros. by saying, "It's the least newsworthy news ever newsed, but it will make people happy to watch." Indeed, I had just come off a last-round de... read
Attenborough style

Fall asleep to a sea life documentary filmed in Grand Theft Auto V


Into the Deep
Nov 24
I didn't spend a lot of time underwater in Grand Theft Auto V. There are a lot of other things to do, like chasing a guy down for 15 minutes on foot because he's wearing a scarf in 80 degree weather, and then punching him a ... read
SPORTS!

The Giants are pumping Sonic music at batting practice


Green Hill Zone
Oct 16
The San Francisco Giants are getting in the "Green Hill Zone" for tonight's game against the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco. MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reported that the Giants are taking batting practice to So... read
Four years in the making
Fans of EarthBound celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Japanese release a little over a month ago on August 27. Followers of the series are known for going above and beyond in celebrating it, so of course one would s... read feature

Squall's Gunblade

This weapon never made sense: Man at Arms makes Squall's gunblade


Also, friendly sparring with deadly weapons seems unwise in hindsight
Oct 06
It has been a while since we have posted about Man at Arms, but the series is still going strong, making real life replicas of fantasy weapons. The Reforged spinoff follows a different team of blacksmiths and craftsmen, with... read
Kittens!

Even I can stand Assassin's Creed when kittens are involved


Too Cute (TM)
Sep 27
This is pretty much just kittens. But they're so cute!  read
DuckTales

VERY IMPORTANT: DuckTales theme recreated with real ducks


I don't say 'very important' in all caps often
Sep 08
"Slow news day, huh?" someone typed into the comments bar, mouse hovering over the submit button. "What does this even have to do with videogames?" another was seconds away from chiming in. Many more followed suit, each and ... read
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[Update: Hey look there's some kind of Slowpoke fishing web game associated with this.] The Pokemon Japanese YouTube channel just uploaded this. What in the hell, Pokémon? Related to the "shocking" announcement that's coming up, perhaps?  read feature

Things fish do

Watching fish play Street Fighter II live is actually entertaining


What a world we live in
Aug 20
First there was a fish playing Pokémon over a Twitch stream like it was a human or something, and now we've got two fish fighting each other in Super Street Fighter II Turbo. If you're new to this phenomenon, the tank... read

Watch James Bond suck at GoldenEye 64


Slappers only
Aug 20
GoldenEye 64 will easily go down forever as one of the best first-person shooters of all time. The movie the game was based on was quite good too! Now what happens when Pierce Brosnan, star of GoldenEye, gets into a multipla... read

What if the next Assassin's Creed went to the Stone Age?


New weapons like ... rocks!
Aug 19
From the makers of Super Mario Warfare and all those wonderful cosplay montages comes Assassin's Creed: AC/BC. What if the Assassin's series starred cavemen from the Stone Age? That's what Beat Down Boogie wanted to find out.  Oh of course there's DLC.  read

Real-time face tracking taken to a whole new level


The future!
Aug 19
Omote is a real-time face tracking plus projection mapping technology that is applying CG onto a person's face in real time. It starts off a little uncanny valley-ish with some simple makeup overlays, but than it goes straig... read

Cosplay


Cosplay
Aug 19
Cosplay. read

Admit it, you're a Yoshi ditcher


You dirty dirty Yoshi ditcher
Aug 19
I've done it. You've done it. We've all done it. When you have to choose between Mario or Yoshi, it's always going to be Yoshi getting sacrificed for the greater good ... or for that damn Moon 3-Up x on the Cheese Bridge Area stage in Super Mario World.  read

Oh my god I need this Hotline Miami figure in my life


Just give it to me
Aug 18
Hotline Miami developer Dennaton, along with Devolver Digital and esctoy.com have teamed up to create the Hotline Miami figure you've dreamed of. It's a 1/6 scale, 12-inch figure based on Jacket, featuring removable clothing,... read

Storytime with Commander Shepard


The wonderful Jennifer Hale
Aug 12
Actor extraordinaire Jennifer Hale sat down to read us all a little Mass Effect story. Listen to her soothing voice and relax a little after a heavy day full of videogame newz.    read
Waluigi

Even Zelda: Ocarina of Time is better with Waluigi


Waluigi should star in every game
Aug 11
Thanks to a ROM hack by Russmarrs2, Waluigi is playable in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, just as we always wanted. Our collective hopes, dreams, and prayers have been answered. In the wrong hands, such an endeavor co... read
Yoshi

Yoshi is properly known as T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas


A disturbing trip back to the '90s
Aug 05
Console Wars author Blake J. Harris has tweeted a page from an old internal Nintendo of America Character Manual about Yoshi that, well, just read for yourself: "Yoshi, properly known as T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas, had been he... read
Pixel art

Even more characters in that classic Bubble Bobble style


Paul Robertson delivers, again
Jul 21
Well, my Monday is off to a good start. Yours will be too, if you liked Paul Robertson's Taito-style pixel art series. It continues with another hundred characters, viewable below. Without a doubt, my favorite this time around is the Cacodemon from Doom. It looks so friendly! Who's yours? 100 Taito style sprites part 3 [Paul Robertson] read
Pikachu food

I want this Pikachu themed food to get in my belly


At the Pikachu Café in Japan
Jul 18
At the Pikachu Café in Roppongi Hills in Japan, they're holding an event to celebrate the release of the upcoming Pokemon film. As a result, the cafe will have special menu items, and all of them look incredibly d... read

The secret origin story of Super Mario Bros. finally revealed


Or, the final episode of Mario Warfare
Jul 08
It's the long awaited final chapter of the Mario Warfare series. It's been a long wait, but the gang at BeatDownBoogie wrap the saga up in a rather splendid way. While this is the last episode of the series, this won't ... read

Luigi and his death stare takes on the cosplayers of Anime Expo 2014


Green shells for everyone!
Jul 08
Cosplayer troller D Piddy hit up Anime Expo 2014 this past weekend, where he debuted his latest cosplay: Death Stare Luigi. Watch as Luigi rides around AX, throwing green shells at all the cosplayers.  read






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