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Devil May Cry

Man at Arms crafts Dante's Rebellion Sword from Devil May Cry


Featuring Real Dante™
Jan 06
// Chris Carter
The Man at Arms series is badass. The recreated weapons are incredibly faithful, and next up is another videogame themed episode -- this time based off of the Devil May Cry series. This rebellion blade has been featured in Devil May Cry 2, 3, and 4, as well as the anime. Get a look at the creation process in their newest video above, or skip straight to 11:00 to see the finished sword!
Dota 2 mod photo
Dota 2 mod

I hope this Gabe Newell shopkeeper makes it into Dota 2


As seen on Steam Workshop
Jan 05
// Jordan Devore
Combining the huggable head of Valve and the perpetual time sink that is Dota 2 in a single Steam Workshop submission -- it seems so obvious now, bringing these two internet loves together. Shopkeeper Gabe Newell deserves a ...
Guile's birthday photo
Guile's birthday

Happy birthday, Guile


Looking good!
Dec 23
// Jordan Devore
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...
OutRun photo
OutRun

I think we've found the ultimate OutRun machine


Shake the street
Dec 22
// Jordan Devore
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...
Pokétar photo
Pokétar

Pokémon's tribute to Pat Benatar is beautiful


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

What the butt? Shovel Knight is in Road Redemption


He's coming to the Steam Early Access game today
Dec 22
// Jordan Devore
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.
Kittiez photo
Kittiez

When Mario jumps, kitty jumps


That's how this is gonna work
Dec 15
// Brett Makedonski
"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.
Karma photo
Karma

Is this Battlefield Hardline live performance Frog Fractions 2?


Karma
Dec 05
// Steven Hansen
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...
TF2 video photo
TF2 video

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


Shiiiiiiiiining fingerrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Dec 05
// Steven Hansen
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. 
Subway funday photo
Subway funday

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


In Japan, of course
Dec 05
// Steven Hansen
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...
Most popular photo
Most popular

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


Also, Attack on BORING, BAD ANIME
Dec 04
// Steven Hansen
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...
Wolfenstein card photo
Wolfenstein card

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


The creepiest?
Dec 03
// Jordan Devore
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 ...
Smash Bros. cat photo
Smash Bros. cat

This Super Smash kitten is simply adorable


She thinks she's people
Nov 24
// Jordan Devore
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...
Attenborough style photo
Attenborough style

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


Into the Deep
Nov 24
// Steven Hansen
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 ...
SPORTS! photo
SPORTS!

The Giants are pumping Sonic music at batting practice


Green Hill Zone
Oct 16
// Steven Hansen
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...
EarthBound fan video photo
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...

Squall's Gunblade photo
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
// Darren Nakamura
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...
Kittens! photo
Kittens!

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


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

VERY IMPORTANT: DuckTales theme recreated with real ducks


I don't say 'very important' in all caps often
Sep 08
// Brett Makedonski
"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 ...
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Slowpoke Slowpoke Slowpoke Slowpoke Slowpoke
[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? 

Things fish do photo
Things fish do

Watching fish play Street Fighter II live is actually entertaining


What a world we live in
Aug 20
// Jordan Devore
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...
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Watch James Bond suck at GoldenEye 64


Slappers only
Aug 20
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...
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What if the next Assassin's Creed went to the Stone Age?


New weapons like ... rocks!
Aug 19
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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. 
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Real-time face tracking taken to a whole new level


The future!
Aug 19
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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...
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Cosplay


Cosplay
Aug 19
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Cosplay.
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Admit it, you're a Yoshi ditcher


You dirty dirty Yoshi ditcher
Aug 19
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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. 
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Oh my god I need this Hotline Miami figure in my life


Just give it to me
Aug 18
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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,...
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Storytime with Commander Shepard


The wonderful Jennifer Hale
Aug 12
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
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.   
Waluigi photo
Waluigi

Even Zelda: Ocarina of Time is better with Waluigi


Waluigi should star in every game
Aug 11
// Jordan Devore
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...
Yoshi photo
Yoshi

Yoshi is properly known as T. Yoshisaur Munchakoopas


A disturbing trip back to the '90s
Aug 05
// Jordan Devore
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...

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