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Proof that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a Tetris god


Jul 19
Steve Wozniak, computer wizard and one of the founding fathers of Apple, has boasted about his mad Game Boy Tetris skills on several occasions. According to Steve, he still walks around town armed with a few Game Boy Lights (... read

Lifestyle shots of the new and improved Mr. Destructoid


Jun 30
Did you figure out our little tease? It was indeed a big, glowing eyeball, one of the new features on the latest iteration of the Mr. Destructoid helmet. Once again courtesy of Volpin Props, this piece of high fashion will no... read

Pikmin 2 Wii pops up on HMV's website


Jan 02
I desperately want to know what this means. Like many of us here at Destructoid, I consider Pikmin 2 to be one of the greatest games ever made, so to think that we're getting more of the game has my heart all a flutter. HMV h... read

Renegade Kid set to reveal next game; we have a secret!


Dec 05
Renegade Kid, developer of fine Nintendo DS titles like Dementium and Moon, will reveal its new game tomorrow. Studio co-founder Jools Watsham has even been dropping hints on the next title all over his Twitter account. Here'... read

Out of This World designer talks new game, inspiration


Jan 12
An interview with Jordan Mechner (Prince of Persia) and Eric Chahi (Out of This World aka Another World) about inspiration in game design is bound to be phenomenal, but when you slip in an excellent piece of news right inside... read

Take a photo tour of Blizzard's awesome offices


Oct 20
Even though Jonathan visited Blizzard HQ twice over the summer and brought back a few photos, Blizzard has always been a rather secretive company. In an industry full of leaks and rumors, Blizzard keeps most of its info and i... read

Miami's biggest gaming party is tonight! GameNarp.com


May 15
If you're in South Florida and missed the last one, here's your chance to redeem yourself! Destructoid and friends are hosting our next gaming event TONIGHT at Florida International University South Campus with more tournamen... read

Rumortoid: Nolan Bushnell to keynote ScrewAttack Gaming Conference


Feb 23
You'd never believe what happened to me today: I was out jogging with pineapples (as I usually start my week) when I slammed head-first into a six foot bird. He began spewing all kinds of nonsense about an Ironman of Gaming s... read

Can you dig it? 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand won't be axed after all


Sep 19
50 Cent: Blood on the Sand is one of those games that you buy not because it's going to be "good," but because it will provide plenty of laughs after you have downed a few drinks. Don't believe me? Then go watch the... read

EXCLUSIVE! The lost Metal Gear 2 codec


Jul 12
Did that just really happen? Destructoid's Dale North recently interviewed the voice of Solid Snake, David Hayter, and picked up something unique that I know our weekend Dtoiders will enjoy. Check out the video or download t... read

Phil Harrison on the new Atari: No single-player games or big-budget titles


May 23
Phil Harrison is a bright man, tall as the PS3 is heavy, and full of vision and a knack for hitting the nail on the head when it comes to what gamers really want. Like no more single-player games from Atari. Wait, what?I don'... read

Beauty is skin deep: Calling out the graphics pimps


May 08
There is a term among the gamer community the describes a certain subsect of gamers interested only in how impressive a game looks -- "graphics whores." These are people who get excited over how a game looks more th... read

New York Times maps the geek universe around Gary Gygax


Mar 09
Here's some chicken soup for the geek in you: the New York Times has mapped out a matrix of all of the things that may have directly benefited for the geekery that was Dungeons and Dragons. It may be a stretch to attribute t... read

PopCap founder: we can destroy the depth of console games


Feb 13
To most people, they are the often played but little known name stashed away in their favorites folder for when the boss isn't around, but PopCap games doesn't like to think of themselves that way. With over a billion total d... read

Destructoid interview: Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw


Feb 11
He is one of videogame media's most recognized voices, a quick-witted, fast talking Englishman with a bitter world view and a need to be pleased. He was named one of Destructoid's icons of 2007, and his weekly posts ignite me... read

Ceramic white PS3 may be coming to the US


Jan 22
If you have bitterness about Japan's neverending array of colored consoles and portables, this bit will hopefully help to erase some of that simmering hatred. Per filings at the Federal Communications Commission, evidence poi... read

Someone stuck an NES into a shoe ... that's about it, really


Oct 14
Sneakers and the NES, together at last! It was once such a fruitless struggle -- I'd spend hours, sometimes days of my childhood cramming NES cartridges into my Thomas the Tank Engine boots, desperate to be able to play Greml... read

Destructoid reader has a license plate more epic than yours


Sep 06
The Burling recently posted this community blog about a Destructoid community member's awesome new license plate. Who is this user? Why, it's none other than tazartheyoot! He's got this bad boy for the next two years, so give... read

RetroforceGO!: Episode 14: Everything's coming up Metroid


Sep 04
Another week, another podcast, and another chance to hem and haw about games from a cranky old gamers point of view. Yes folks, it's time for another RetroforceGO! This week, the Core Four reunites and has a long, looooong di... read

Balrog finally gets the tribute he deserves


Aug 27
Aaah, Balrog, you never get your dues, do you? Recognized only for having your name swapped with M. Bison, you will remain one of the least cared about Street Fighter characters ever. But fret not, oh noble boxer of confusing... read

The King of Kong review: Go see it, like, yesterday


Aug 18
Our beloved Tiff was kind enough to post the trailer for The King of Kong for us last month, and I've been patiently waiting ever since to see the full film in the theatre. What I was expecting was a light hearted tale about ... read

Make your own NES controller iPod remote


Aug 05
Look I drink...but I also love cool tech gadgets. Awhile back Aaron brought you coverage of a NES/iPod mod and I think I  have found you another one. As soon as I caught this, I knew that el Dtoid comunidad wou... read

Stupid Sunday rumor: Phil Harrison dating Jade Raymond


Jul 15
So, with the fun of E3 now over and even the UK staff recovering from hard journalistic work, it's time to get our noses back to the grindstone and, very much like cleaners dealing with the morning after a wedding party,... read

Guitar Heroes Never Die!


Jun 11
Look I drink...And if anyone can make me laugh at Guitar Hero, it has to be the guys at mailordercomedy. I could write more, but it would be pointless. Like the time I tried to marry a piece of Bluberry pie. Wait. That was Fa... read

Podtoid 24: International Edition!


Jun 06
This week's Podtoid took on a bit of worldly flavor with the addition of Cheapy D (coming at ya' from the dank, post-apocalyptic streets of Neo-Tokyo Japan), and a sleep-addled cameo from the reigning queen of the DT... read

Australia loves Vegemite sandwiches and Xbox 360s


Jun 05
In news that is guaranteed to bring a smile to the battle-hardened face of Bill Gates once again, Xbox 360 software sales have set a new record for the world's smallest continent you may have come to know as Australia.Tha... read

Zelda: Twilight Princess Wii speed run: Done in 44.5 hours faster than you


Jun 04
While some many complain that new games are too long and involved, a small elite group of gamers are burning hundreds of hours ... to ironically figure out how to beat them in one sitting. The majority of speed runners we'... read

Podtoid 23: The MP3 release party!


May 30
It's up!I would like to thank my co-conspirators: Aaron Linde and Ron "Cease and Desist" Workman, as well as our guests, Nick Chester, Aktrez and Virtualgirl.As usual, you can hit up Podtoid.com for a not-so-po... read

Podtoid 23: Kerouac couldn't make it ... [UPDATED! AGAIN!]


May 24
A new week, a new reason for Nex to rack his brain coming up with pertinent reasons to post pictures of dead proto-hippies!Podtoid 23 is being recorded tomorrow, and it wouldn't be a Podtoid without reader questions. That... read

Yo, check it, some fly new GTA IV screenshots, for reals … word …


May 24
Yes, I know, I'm gangsta'. Don't be intimidated.A slew of new images from little-known indie game Grand Theft Auto IV were just released and, I have to say, I am very impressed (check them all out in the gallery b... read

Sony Gamers Day 2007: Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction


May 17
Sadly, especially for me, I wasn't able to get any hands-on time with Ratchet and Clank Future: Tools of Destruction. But, I did ask around to find out impressions others had of the game and not one little person had a ... read

Another professional gaming channel set to launch ... but in the UK


May 15
While pro gaming is certainly huge in the likes of Asia and across Europe, it really hasn't caught on quite yet in the States. We have our own e-sports channel on DIRECTV, but who in the hell has DIRECTV? The latest profe... read






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