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8:00 AM on 08.28.2009

Do YOU believe in the teapot?

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...

Jim Sterling

9:20 AM on 08.03.2009

Snooker finally comes to the Wii in WSC Real 09

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...

Topher Cantler

10:20 AM on 07.14.2009

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

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...

Jim Sterling



Michael Jackson videogame in development 'for months' photo
Michael Jackson videogame in development 'for months'
by Jim Sterling

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 Splicer, has a posthumous game in the works.

Just after Jackson's death, rumors about a brand new videogame had started to occur. According to MCV, those rumors are actually true, and the title has been in development for several months. The relatively smooth criminal is said to have recorded speech for the game, which is being made by his own production company, MJJ Productions. 

It's allegedly scheduled for a Christmas 2009 release and is due to appear on "home consoles." It will also feature a range of famous hits from the late singer. In the meantime, you can check out all the latest developments about MJ on CNN, which should just be renamed the "Michael Jackson's Death Rape Channel" and feature anchors actually digging up and shagging his corpse, which is basically what they've done for the past two weeks anyway. 

Oh, and my prediction is that this game will get 10/10 across the board, no matter what its actual quality is.

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3:00 AM on 06.29.2009

Design a Raskull contest over, a new Raskull appears

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...

Jim Sterling





8:00 AM on 06.12.2009

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

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...

Jim Sterling

9:00 AM on 04.24.2009

Halbrick introduces us to the rest of the Raskulls

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...

Jim Sterling

1:00 PM on 04.20.2009

D'awwwwwr, the cutest Raskully Profiles yet

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...

Jim Sterling

8:00 PM on 04.14.2009

Two new Raskulls appear, for duck's sake

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...

Jim Sterling

3:29 PM on 11.04.2008

New Sacred 2 trailer involves skeleton face punching

[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...

Jim Sterling

8:09 PM on 09.29.2008

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

[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...

Jim Sterling

10:19 PM on 09.25.2008

Sacred 2: RPG + German Fantasy Metal = Something?

[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&...

Jim Sterling

7:19 AM on 07.03.2008

Rise of the Argonauts: Sentient hands video edition

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...

Jim Sterling

10:54 AM on 06.09.2008

Rise of the Argonauts: Not just any old RPG

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...

Jim Sterling

1:19 AM on 04.11.2008

Destructoid Bot & Crossbones tee now $1 at NerdyShirts

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,...

Topher Cantler

3:51 PM on 03.09.2008

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

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...

Topher Cantler