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Banjo-Kazooie

New Banjo-Kazooie shown at SXSW


Motion control for everyone, literally
Mar 15
Are you ready to have a sad? The SXSW Gaming Awards had Banjo and Kazooie on screen being flown through the air via audience participation with the use of motion controls. No new game has been announced from Rare just yet, th... read
Ubisoft

Ubisoft Toronto has five games in production


All of them unannounced, of course
Mar 11
Ubisoft Toronto has five unannounced games in development, two of which are being co-developed with other studios, managing director Jade Raymond revealed at SXSW. "There are definitely a lot of plates spinning," she said at ... read
Tales from the Borderland

Tales from Tales from the Borderlands from SXSW


More details on the Telltale and Gearbox mashup
Mar 10
Telltale and Gearbox are talking Tales from the Borderlands at their SXSW panel. From the alcohol fueled conception (just like most of us) to talking protagonists, this lengthy chat has it all. Which is good because the epis... read
Telltale's Borderlands

Tales from the Borderlands: first details at SXSW panel


Gearbox and Telltale to host
Feb 19
Are you going to SXSW next month? Then you should make it out to Telltale's and Gearbox's panel as they're going to reveal the very first details on Tales from the Borderlands, their recently announced team-up title. Gearbox ... read

SXSW Gaming Awards finalists announced, fan vote open


Get in there: voting open now
Feb 13
The first-ever SXSW Gaming Awards have announced the first finalists. These were picked from games that were released in 2013, by industry judges and cool folks such as yours truly. You'll see the usual suspects in the Game o... read
Ouya

Ouya can play current blockbusters but 'why would we?'


"We're going to have inventive, creative, exciting content that no one else has"
Mar 13
Assassin's Creed, Mass Effect and Call of Duty may be all the rage these days, but Ouya, the $99 Android-based console, is going after a different market, according to founder Julie Uhrman. When asked if the console could pla... read
But that won't stop consoles from selling big
[Update: Keighley has produced another slide in which Pachter predicts that "Durango" will be the generation leader because it has a TV tuner and Skype. Also, there will be no more publisher bankruptcies. Yeah, fat chance.] W... read feature

Animal Crossing: New Leaf and others demoed at SXSW


More than 10 new games shown at event
Mar 04
Don't you hate people that say "South By" when referring to popular film, music, and interactive festival SXSW? I do. That's kind of like those people that say they have a Facebook. A Facebook what? Account? A book of faces?&... read

I'm in your airport, ready to leave your city


Mar 14
The long strange journey that was the past two weeks is about to come to a close. As you loyal readers know, Destructoid took over San Francisco last week at GDC and then went ahead and decided to spread the seed in Austin, ... read

SXSW 07: Live blogging Will Wright


Mar 13
Will Wright is about to speak here at South by Southwest and I'm sitting right here ready to give you all the goods he's about to drop. Hit the jump for the live blogging action ... sexy.Talking after: Confirmed for second half of 2007 and the reason things looked a bit early is because some features were turned off.  read

SXSW 07: A night out with Kevin Rose, Morgan Spurlock, Patrick Norton and G4


Mar 12
Last night Workman and Summa were in top form, hitting the bars and mingling with the classy types all around Austin, Texas. We hit up just about every cool party imaginable and ended up hanging out with the likes of Luke ... read

SXSW 07: Screenburn is dead


Mar 11
The SXSW Screenburn arcade comes to a close today, so we just killed time by hanging out and eating three square meals at Friday's. I'm jumping on a series of midnight airplanes to get back to Miami, so before I go I ... read

var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/gaming_news/Hands_on_with_Jam_Sessions_for_Nintendo_DS'; Today we spent some personal time with Ubisoft's new Nintendo DS game: Jam Sessions here at the Screenburn exhibition at Sout... read feature


It's fairly standard: You go to a convention, you get a ton of swag. One of the most pimped-out swag items we've seen so far, though, is this hotness from Killer -- they make high-end network interface cards that he... read feature

SXSW 07: The Dorkbot beer garden party


Mar 11
Naturally, we were magnetically drawn to last night's Dorkbot party, a movement dedicated to doing useful, geeky, and interesting things with electricity. The outdoor event actually ran on keg-power though, as hundreds l... read

SXSW 07: Playing with your shadow


Mar 11
One of the neat little interactive displays here at South by Southwest was this motion sensing shadow thingy (technical term) that we were able to play with. As you can see, I'm all about stealing little kids' bubbles and whatnot. What's interesting is, can you imagine this at home, as maybe a console add on? Would it work? Would you want it to work? read

SXSW 07: Seagate vs. Summa for charity


Mar 10
While our executive editor may look like a heartless rapist crawling the Austin streets for girls with daddy problems, Robert Summa has a heart of gold for the chilluns and participated in today's Seagate charity event.... read

SXSW 07: First impressions


Mar 10
The interactive arm of the South by Southwest exposition kicked into full gear today at the Austin convention center, steps away from the craptacular Radisson Hotel whose computer system has been down since 9 a.m. and has us ... read

SXSW 07: I'm in your state, stealing your runaways


Mar 10
What's left over of the GDC 07 crew -- Niero, PR Nightmare and myself -- have just landed in Austin, Texas, for the South by Southwest Interactive festival. We're not 100% sure on what sort of gaming juice we'll... read






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