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Crazy-pretty: Sakura Wars getting hot preorder art books


Jan 06
[As posted on Japanator] Are you planning to buy Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love for the PS2 or Wii this March? Haha! I kid, of course you are planning to buy it. However, decisions must still be made for exactly which version ... read
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Coinciding with the release of Windows 7, Microsoft has opened their very first Microsoft Store in the Scottsdale Fashion Square mall in Scottsdale, Arizona. People camped out overnight in sixty degree temperatures (brrr!) to... read feature

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Eye of Judgment with PlayStation Eye: $30 at Walmart


Apr 29
Look, I'm a blogger for a living. It's a fun life and all, but I can't say that I'm rolling in cash come payday (no offense, boss). So, for the day-to-day needs of my life, I visit the Walmart location nearest my house, as I ... read
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Breaking! Free Destructoid shirts for the ladies while they last


Mar 05
Time to clean house!  Nerdyshirts is closing out the last of our 08' Destructoid skull & crossbones shirts for $5 plus shipping (all men's sizes are sold out, sorry!) but here's how to get it for free: To get the cou... read
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Going into those little hole in the mall GameStop stores leaves much to be desired. Some are so small that you're likely to knock sh*t off the shelves just walking through it. It's also sometimes difficult to find what you're... read feature

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Discountoid: Cyber Monday 2008


Dec 01
Just in case you didn’t max out all your credit cards on Black Friday, online retailers have fabricated a new bastion of American consumerism in recent years: “Cyber Monday.” It’s the Monday after Than... read
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Black Friday at SplitReason - 20% off all Destructoid swag, today only


Nov 28
Buy our crap!  I'm happy to announce that our T-shirt supplier SplitReason is having a 20% off sale today on all Destructoid merch. including our new Kamikaze shirt (pictured) and the RetroforceGO! shirt (now available i... read
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Rumortoid: MGS 4 pre-order bots responsible for Amazon downtime


Jun 06
Today was quite possibly the worst day for Amazon to experience downtime. Planned to be the day that Amazon began accepting pre-orders for the Metal Gear Solid 4 80 GB PS3 bundle, everything fell apart when Amazon experi... read
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Nintendo: Wii has a shelf life of one hour


Apr 28
It was hard to obtain Nintendo's Wii in 2006, but even now it is hard to come across a Nintendo Wii in a retail store. There's still a crazy demand and a shortage of hardware. Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime told Wired.com in an ... read
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Play-Asia announces Year of the Rat sale, free consoles to be won


Feb 13
Play-Asia and my bank account should be connected by a direct wire -- or perhaps an IV tube would be a more accurate choice. I can't begin to tabulate how much of my money they've spirited away, but thanks to their upcoming Y... read
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Japan braces for a Super Smash Bros. Brawl brawl due to shortages


Jan 24
If a delay didn't hurt enough, reports of a shortage of copies of Super Smash Bros. Brawl should have Japanese gamers clutching their chest and their reserve tickets.Our sister site Japanator points to a couple of shortage is... read
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Toys R Us rewards you for buying Mario Galaxy with a $25 Gift Card


Nov 11
As some of you may already know, Toys R Us is tempting customers with the promise of a $25 Gift Card if you purchase Super Mario Galaxy at one of their retail stores. If you're going to get it (and you aren't already standing... read
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PSP $169 price drop. Idea: keep waiting


Apr 02
A variety of sources with more child labor than us are reporting that the PSP will drop to $169 tomorrow, making it still $50 more expensive than the world's most succesful video game console ever. Talk about a tough act ... read
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April Fool's Alert #5: WiiHelm and the WoW tinfoil cap


Apr 01
The WiiHelm by ThinkGeek is a great April Fool's Day joke in so many ways. The item even fooled Dave Rudden, an editor at Games.net, who was ready to put down $25 for the accessory when he was greeted by a "Fooled yo... read
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Wii have some good news (update)


Mar 13
Are you still looking for your Nintendo Wii, only to find barren shelves and frowny faces? Are you still rabidly determined to purchase the system despite the naysayers? Well, our highly efficient Destructoid robot webscanner... read
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52 issues of Famitsu just ... $398! Doh


Mar 05
HarrasmentPanda spotted an ironic deal on CheapAssGamer for hardcore gamers obsessed with reading about games we'll see in 6 months (if we're lucky): You can now subscribe to the #1 Japanese game mag Famitsu via Amaz... read
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Limited Edition Dtoid shirt: Ten bucks!


Feb 28
Love Destructoid and Also Cocks? Here's an opportunity to tell the world confuse the hell out of anyone that happens to walk past you. Your demented friends at Destructoid are professionally silkscreening a batch of shirt... read
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AWOMO: Branson's new baby


Feb 27
If Gametap is the whore of video game content delivery, then Richard Branson's unfortunately named AWOMO (A World of My Own) is the new kid on the block. This poor, dumpy kid will inevitably get beat up, even though it... read
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Ninty dominates Amazon: SNES > PS3?


Feb 17
Fanboys will have a field day with Amazon's public Top 25 video game sales list, which is completely overrun by Nintendo products. Among the usual suspects from the Wii camp is one strange surprise -- the SUPER NINTENDO i... read
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20 portable 80's Sega games for 20 beans


Feb 15
Coleco has launched a rebranded dirt-cheap portable console called the PlayPal, which retails for $20 at Target. It's flimsy as can be, but packs a near 3 inch screen and runs twenty classic Sega Master System and Game ... read
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Video game artwork, sans the eyeballs


Feb 05
Neil sees an eyeball and he wants to paint it blackNo colors anymore Neil wants them to turn blackNeil sees the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothesNeil posts his art on Etsy until his darkness goesThis is an origi... read
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Online retailer quits, calls out game industry; waahmbulance dispatched


Feb 01
Some online retailer I've never heard of, DVD Empire, has come out and said they're going to stop selling video games and they got a few reasons as to why. Take a look at their list of complaints. See something intere... read
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The mother of all 8-bit NES auctions


Jan 28
If you're sick of waiting for good NES games on your Wii Virtual Console (you know, Ninja Gaiden, Super Mario Brothers 3, Mega Man 2 -- not Urban Champion) and are sick of the fortune you're slowly spending on points... read
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Ignorant mom tries to find a Mario game for Xbox 360


Jan 21
Retail-Sucks has a hilarious story about a woman trying to find a certain Nintendo game for Xbox 360. This mom must have a lot of faith in her kids, because she gave one EB Games employee hell just because her son said that ... read
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Watch Circuit City sell out Wiis and blatantly lie today, live in your town!


Jan 21
I woke up at the crack of dawn this morning to buy a Wii for my dad. He's been playing stuff like Bases Loaded on his NES forever now because he finds everything else too complicated. Judging by the other moms and dads w... read
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Save the dinosaurs, get free gaming mags


Jan 20
The magazine publishing industry needs your help. Actually, it doesn't -- it needs you to forget that video game news is not readily available and more current on the internet. It also needs you to muster up that nostalgi... read
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Milk Circuit City for all it has, or just $40 (Update: Circuit City got scared)


Jan 20
While rumors of a Nintendo Wii fifty dollar price drop have been brewing since the holidays, nothing has quite yet materialized. We can't imagine they'd do so anytime soon with the high demand on the item. In any case... read
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Urban Princess of the crocheted scarf world


Jan 19
She's got spunk. She's curls. She's got scarves! Scarves, people! Expensive hand crocheted Nintendo designs that, and I quote "were made my hands and imagination". A graduate of the Sixaxis school of in... read
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How not to sell a PlayStation 3 on Ebay


Jan 16
Oh, Mylanta! Call me conservative, but the last thing I want near my next-gen hardware is a fat naked dude's hairy testicles. That's just how I was raised, no offense. Unfortunately we failed at properly stalking Jedd... read
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eBay stupidity is not in short supply


Jan 10
Surfing the listings at eBay, you'll see hundreds of auctions that are just tricks to rip idiot buyers off. The favorite trick of... I'd say clever sellers, but if the buyers took a minute to read the details of the a... read
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Got $40? Go buy Rainbow Six: Vegas for the 360 right now!


Jan 04
It appears as though Best Buy has slashed the price on, what I feel, is the best game on the Xbox 360 right now, Rainbow Six: Vegas. I'm not sure how long this sale will last, but you might as well try to get it while it... read
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Spend $175, become Metrosexual Mario


Jan 04
There's never been a faster way to get your ass kicked and waste money than the Dolce and Gabbana Mario fanboy shirt, available at Saks Fifth Avenue for the overpaid white collar gamers with a wanton propensity to buy nam... read






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