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D&D: Daggerdale's Fighter really hates skeletons


Apr 04
Look at this guy. He just runs around and kills skeletons, who are already dead! Not only that, but this He-Man wannabe also really hates, HATES, people who slide across the ground when they are doing a walking animation. Ev... read

Take a small team of former AAA developers turned independent. Add two parts of tactical turn-based combat. Add one part of arcade action. Now flavor it in a cute style of generals, demons, and undead warriors who can eat the... read feature

PS3 and Xbox 360 get Operation Hastings in BFBC2 Vietnam


Jan 02
Well, this is awkward. PC players unlocked the "Operation Hastings" map in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam recently by performing a combined 69 million team actions. Console players, on the other hand, aren't quite there y... read

One of the biggest surprises for me at PAX Prime was Bethesda's Hunted: The Demon's Forge. The game caught my eye only very recently, sparking an interest thanks to its modern fantasy aesthetic and elven boobs. Gameplay ... read feature

2K Boston changes its name back to Irrational Games


Jan 08
2K Boston? Fughedaboutit. The studio formerly known as Irrational Games is now once again Irrational Games. Game Informer reports that the studio discovered that its original name carried weight with people, registered on som... read

Def Leppard to be in a game


Jan 04
Fun fact: Def Leppard is not a cat. Fun Fact: Def Leppard is slated to star in a videogame.Reuters is reporting that the band has penned an agreement with Primary Wave -- an interesting move for two reasons: (a) no one under ... read

LBP: Water and Pirates DLC hitting December 22


Dec 15
It’s almost time to get wet in LittleBigPlanet. The oft-teased Water update and the "Pirates of the Caribbean" content are scheduled to hit PSN on December 22nd.We should add that these two bits are intertwined, a comb... read

Call of Pripyat gets dated (for real this time)


Dec 15
Last time we checked in, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat was given a release month: February. Seeing as how that announcement was sent out, what, less than a week ago, today's "news" that the exact North American launch date ... read

Oh, the horror: This year's Spike VGAs won't have a host


Dec 08
While far from perfect, the Spike Video Game Awards are pretty much all we've got these days for our mainstream game award show coverage. People have been quick to point out how silly the show is, but personally, I wouldn't h... read

Skeleton confirmed for Tales of Monkey Island chapter 5


Dec 04
The Tales of Monkey Island series is rushing to a close December 8 with the release of “Rise of the Pirate God,” the fifth and final installment. No doubt some MI fans are experiencing confused feelings about this... read

Roman Dirge hard at work on Vampire Puff Puff for iPhone


Nov 25
If you've never heard of Roman Dirge, you're about to. He's the creator of the brilliant comic book series, Lenore. Roman has been delighting the masses with his brand of spooky cuteness for years now, and he's about to grace... read

Square Enix set to work on the cinematics for Deus Ex 3


Nov 24
Eidos Montreal isn’t working on Deus Ex 3 alone. In a recent conversation with Edge, studio GM Stephane D’Astous revealed that Square Enix Tokyo is planning to handle the CGI cinematics for the upcoming follow-up ... read

Bioware probably developing an original IP


Nov 23
Shocker: Bioware might be developing an original IP.According to once-Bioware producer Daniel Roy’s Linked In profile, the studio was working on an “unreleased original IP” between the January 2008 and June ... read

Go Internet with PSP multiplayer: AdhocParty app hits


Nov 19
Late this afternoon, SCE made it possible to compete in Internet multiplayer matches while on the toilet. And it was as easy as offering US PSP owners a downloadable app that works around ad hoc functionality. The app is call... read

Podtoid 125 records tonight: Butts, butts, butts


Nov 17
Senor Perrito del Burrito says: Anthony and Jim are not here this week. As such, tonight's episode of Podtoid will be hosted by one Aaron Linde, Esq. instead. Joining him will be Dr. Samit Sarkar, Warrior of the Arctic Brad N... read

Jon Bon Jovi supports Courtney Love's Guitar Hero 5 rage


Sep 17
Last week we learned how Courtney Love is planning to sue Activision for turning Kurt Cobain's corpse into a performing monkey in Guitar Hero 5. For some reason, she has a problem with Activision forcing a likeness of her dea... read

Do YOU believe in the teapot?


Aug 28
I received a very cryptic email from Raskulls developer Halfbrick Studios recently. It consisted of nothing but the above image and a message asking me if I believe in the teapot. The image features a teapot-shaped version of... read

Snooker finally comes to the Wii in WSC Real 09


Aug 03
Now you may be asking yourself, "What the f*ck is Snooker?" That's a valid question, and the answer is that I have no idea. If I had to guess I'd say it's a knockoff candy bar, although it also kinda sounds like the... read

Murder, She Wrote gets a game ... I don't know why!


Jul 14
Who comes up with this stuff? I can't believe someone sat there and thought, "You know what? 2009 is the right time to announce a Murder, She Wrote game." Regardless, somebody has and now we have to deal with it, al... read

Holy crap! A post about Michael Jackson on a videogame blog that is actually relevant to videogames! That makes a nice change, doesn't it? It's being reported that Michael Jackson, otherwise known as the world's first real Sp... read feature

Design a Raskull contest over, a new Raskull appears


Jun 29
Upcoming XBLA platform racer Raskulls recently held a contest for fans to create their own Raskull character, the grand prize being that their creation would appear in the game itself. The competition is over, and a brand new... read

Raskulls finally gets a gameplay video, we jump on its bones


Jun 12
I think I finally figured out why Raskulls is so appealing me. The name, look and characters remind me of one of those affordable, miniature, collectible toy lines from the nineties. Monster in my Pocket, Mini Boglins, Bad Eg... read

Halbrick introduces us to the rest of the Raskulls


Apr 24
When we revealed the previous batch of "Raskully Profiles" for Halfbrick's XBLA debut Raskulls, a number of posters demanded that we see less concept and more in-game material. Halfbrick listened, and has decided to... read

D'awwwwwr, the cutest Raskully Profiles yet


Apr 20
As you may have already gathered by now, I'm pretty excited for Raskulls, if only for the fact that the "Raskully Profiles" sent to us by developer Halfbrick are thoroughly adorable. This time around, we get three n... read

Two new Raskulls appear, for duck's sake


Apr 14
Halfbrick has sent over two new character profiles for its upcoming puzzle platformer Raskulls. Last time we talked about this upcoming XBLA title, we were introduced to King and Dragon. Now we get a pop culture mainstay in t... read

New Sacred 2 trailer involves skeleton face punching


Nov 04
[video]110256:665[/video] CDV kindly sent me over a new trailer for Sacred 2: Fallen Angel, involving one of my favorite things ever -- awesome skeletons. As a bonus, it also has the punching of skeleton faces, which jus... read

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel demo available for PC: This game has skeletons in it!


Sep 29
[video]105137:427[/video]  As you might have been able to tell, there are certain games that I take on as pet causes, giving them coverage that may go above and beyond my usual duties. Most of them look like rubbish to n... read

Sacred 2: RPG + German Fantasy Metal = Something?


Sep 25
[video]105137:427[/video] This trailer for Sacred 2 is the most amazingly epic thing I've seen all day, and also the most tragic. It's not every day that you get to see an in-game music video for a German "Fantasy Metal&... read

Rise of the Argonauts: Sentient hands video edition


Jul 03
As you may have already gathered, I'm pretty bloody excited for Rise of the Argonauts, and this new video from Codemasters sheds further light on the interesting "deed" system that should hopefully set the game apar... read

Rise of the Argonauts: Not just any old RPG


Jun 09
Codemasters has just sent us an article concerning its intriguing action RPG game, Rise of the Argonauts. This is a title I've been looking forward to hearing more about since it was first announced, and we're pleased to be t... read

Destructoid Bot & Crossbones tee now $1 at NerdyShirts


Apr 11
One dollar one dollar one dollar one dollar! Okay, so only those of you who joined us in Mexico last week are going to get that joke. Anyway, unlike most of the awesome Mayan craftwork the villagers were trying to pimp to us,... read

RetroforceGO! recording episode 40 tonight: Videogame hype over the years


Mar 09
Rumor has it some game is coming out this week. Something about Links and Peaches and furries, or links to fuzzy peaches, I don't know, I haven't really been paying attention. Anyway, everybody seems to be pretty excited abou... read






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