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10:15 AM on 03.27.2013

Crash Bandicoot was originally Willie the Wombat?!?!

Crash Bandicoot is one of my favorite platforming franchises. The first three main entries were stellar, and even Crash Team Racing and Crash Bash, as shameful as they were, were extremely fun experiences. If you want to lea...

Chris Carter

2:00 AM on 03.21.2013

Capcom vs. SNK 2 could be coming as soon as this April

Late last year, Chris reported on the development of a re-release of the fighting game crossover classic Capcom vs. SNK 2, briefly reminiscing on his tourney days and looking forward to revisit a game so close to his, and ind...

Raz Rauf



100% Series Retrospective: God of War photo
100% Series Retrospective: God of War
by Chris Carter

[Read on for a description of every God of War game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.]

2013 is an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to make an effort to do even more of them from here on out.

I hope that you have learned a bit about the franchises I've covered so far, as my plan is to inspire others to share their thoughts and feelings with the series of their choice as well (which many of you have done!).

In addition to Metroid, Mega Man Classic, the Mega Man spinoffs, Mega Man X, Splinter Cell, The Elder Scrolls, and Devil May Cry, I also have another one ready to go for 2013: God of War.

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5:15 PM on 03.01.2013

Cyborg Michael Jordan could have been in NBA Street

Remember the Street games? NFL Street was probably my favorite, but NBA Street was right up there with it in terms of arcade-style quality. Well, it looks like NBA Street in particular was only living up t...

Patrick Hancock

6:15 PM on 02.12.2013

David Jaffe debuts the Twisted Metal Birthday Bundle

It looks like Twisted Metal 1 and Black weren't the only ones joining the fun, as the PSN is getting an all-out four game birthday pack for $39.99. Should you decide to go with the piecemeal approach, the new 2012 Twiste...

Chris Carter

9:30 AM on 02.01.2013

Capcom snubs Onimusha/Dino Crisis, wants new IP

Resident Evil Revelations producer Masachika Kawata has admitted Capcom isn't too hot on the idea of returning to Onimusha or Dino Crisis anytime soon. According to the developer, Capcom's more interested in brand new IP righ...

Jim Sterling





8:30 PM on 01.22.2013

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories comes to PSN today

Because you spent every waking moment gorging on Disgaea: Hour of Darkness since its digital re-release on last week, NIS America is dishing out seconds. Tactical role-playing game Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories&nb...

Kyle MacGregor



100% Series Retrospective: Devil May Cry photo
100% Series Retrospective: Devil May Cry
by Chris Carter

[Read on for a description of every Devil May Cry game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.]

2013 is going to be an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to make an effort to do even more of them from here on out.

I hope that you have learned a bit about the franchises I've covered so far, as my plan is to inspire others to share their thoughts and feelings with the series of their choice as well (which many of you have done!).

In addition to Metroid, Mega Man Classic, the Mega Man spinoffs, Mega Man X, and Splinter Cell, I also have another one ready to go for 2013: Devil May Cry.

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6:30 PM on 01.15.2013

PS2 Classics Siren and Disgaea now available on PSN

This week's PlayStation Store Update is now live and a pair of classic PS2 titles have arrived on PlayStation Network. Unlike last week's nonessentials, (sorry to any Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go! fans out there) to...

Kyle MacGregor

5:00 PM on 01.12.2013

Disgaea 2 is coming to the PSN's PS2 Classics lineup

Get ready to join forces with Adell and Rozalin once again, as Nippon Ichi Software has announced that Disgaea 2 will be hitting the PS2 Classics lineup on the PSN come January 22nd. It'll be priced at $9.99, which ...

Chris Carter

11:30 PM on 01.08.2013

Hanna writer chosen for Shadow of the Colossus movie

Sorry to remind you that a Shadow of the Colossus film is in the pipeline, but a new writer has been brought on. Seth Lochhead (Hanna) will be joining Chronicle director Josh Trank for this adaptation of the beloved PlayStati...

Jordan Devore

7:00 PM on 01.07.2013

The Question: What was your favorite PlayStation 2 game?

[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] As you may have heard, the PlayStation 2 is officially dead. Sony has halted all production of the console worldw...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



RIP: PlayStation 2 production has stopped worldwide photo
RIP: PlayStation 2 production has stopped worldwide
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Last week we found out that PlayStation 2s had stopped shipping in Japan. Sony has now officially announced that PlayStation 2 production has stopped worldwide, according to The Guardian. Yes, it's truly an end of an era.

Hard to believe it's been 12 years since the PlayStation 2 was brought to life. In that time Sony sold 150 million units worldwide, and there were over 10,000 games created for Sony's dominating system. There's no denying that the PlayStation 2 won the last-generation, with its killer lineup of exclusives, and the brilliant idea of including a DVD player within the console.

While it hasn't seen the light of day for the longest time now, I'm glad I own my PlayStation 2 plus handful of games still.

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8:30 AM on 12.28.2012

End of an Era: PS2 stops shipping in Japan

Sony has ceased shipping of the PlayStation 2 console in Japan this week, bringing an end a 13-year lifespan. Whatever is out there on shelves is what's left. That's it. According to Famitsu, more than 150 mill...

Dale North

11:30 AM on 12.20.2012

Capcom vs. SNK 2 PS2 Classic news is coming next year

Capcom vs. SNK 2 is one of my most played fighting games of all time (and was probably my best game, tourney wise). The cast of characters is diverse, the controls were tight, and it had a ton of content to keep you going (cu...

Chris Carter

3:00 PM on 12.01.2012

Screw the Classic Controller, use a DualShock instead

I'm not fond of the Classic Controller. Not in the slightest. And as much as I love the Wii remote and nunchuk set-up for some games, it's far from the ideal way to play titles like Tatsunoko vs. Capcom and Super Smash Bros. ...

Kyle MacGregor