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Crowd funding officially jumps the start
On this day, the concept of crowd-funded gaming has finally reached farce status, with a ridiculous proposition from Black Isle Studios. First off, the studio wants your money to become a studio, at which point it will ask fo... read feature

Dynasty Warriors implicated in school shooting


Camp hack n' slash can feed your 'Darkest Thoughts'
Dec 17
As if the circular blame game surrounding violent crime wasn't bad enough, one particular British tabloid has decided to implicate Dynasty Warriors in the Adam Lanza school shooting. Yes, we've moved on from Mass Effect and a... read

Silent Hill HD Collection patch canceled on Xbox 360


Aug 08
Good news: Silent Hill HD Collection has been patched following reports of frankly grotesque problems with the unfinished code.  Bad news: This patch will only be available to PlayStation 3 customers. If you bought the X... read

New game invites players to beat up Anita Sarkeesian


Jul 06
Anita Sarkeesian is a name that many gamers really weren't familiar with before she became the latest gamer harassment target. Now she's everywhere, and her controversial opinions have led to things like this -- a game in whi... read

Kickstarter project leads to harassment and threats


Jun 11
In today's episode of "What the Hell, Gamers?" the creator of a Kickstarter project has become the target of harassment after planning to make a video series exploring female stereotypes in videogames. The abuse includes thre... read

EA selling a $100 DLC car in Need for Speed World


Dec 16
Usually I get angry or dismayed when one of Electronic Arts' shenanigans come to light, but when it comes to the downloadable content for Need for Speed World, I can't help but laugh. The free-to-play PC racer is offering car... read

EA's new Theme Park game is a rotten scam


Dec 06
Electronic Arts is resurrecting Theme Park on iOS, but if you think that's Bullfrog's charming little simulation game has returned, you're in for a sour awakening. EA has made it a "freemium" game, which wouldn't be so bad if... read

Oh, EA: Subscription charges added to Tetris mobile app


Dec 02
Oh, EA! What have you cheeky scamps gone and done now? It would seem you've added a subscription service to a Tetris app of all things. Now why would you go and do something as positively zany as that? Electronic Arts has rel... read

Cliffy B 'upset' by hateful 8/10 Gears of War 3 reviews


Sep 16
With any other videogame, scoring an 8/10 would be considered glowing praise. According to Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski, however, that couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, according to him, anybody who dares give Gear... read

When all is said and done, it is quite possible that Rockstar will have spent roughly $105 million to develop its oft-delayed Max Payne 3. Worded differently, the game will have to sell around four million units just to make ... read feature

EA: Call of Duty will be dead in three years


Aug 22
As if to confirm everything Activision said about it last week, Electronic Arts is back with yet more petty sniping. After Eric Hirshberg last week said EA's mudslinging was bad for the industry, EA has retorted with mocking ... read

Do you know how long we've been wanting to talk about this?  I swear it's like a walking around with grenades in your shorts!  I'm so ridiculously excited to announce today that Mr. Destructoid is in Pinball FX2 on ... read feature

Transformers producer to co-develop Space Invaders film


Jul 10
A big-screen adaptation of-- WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!? 'Space Invaders' Video Game Headed to Big Screen (Exclusive) [The Hollywood Reporter] read

Prototype 2 has a Father's Day message for you


Jun 17
I promised myself that if the powers that be continued pumping out Prototype 2-themed cards for every single holiday, I'd make sure we posted them all. And, it looks like they're actually following through. F*ck! So here you are, fathers everywhere. Enjoy (?) this ridiculous image. read

Electronic Arts planning 'platform exclusives' on Origin


Jun 15
Following news that Crysis 2 was yanked from Steam, Electronic Arts publisher has confirmed that yet more exclusives are planned for its proprietary digital download service. Ladies and gentlemen, the PC equivalent of the con... read

Bethesda confirms Brink site hacked, personal info risked


Jun 13
Bethesda has confirmed that sites connected to the recently released Brink have been hacked into and that personal info has been compromised. No financial data was stores on them, so you only have to worry about your emails a... read

Nyanicorn is exactly what you think it is


May 27
Not tired of Nyan cat yet? Here is a Nyan cat game for you! It's not exactly "new" but it's the first I've seen of it, and that's what counts. It's a dodgy version of Robot Unicorn Attack with Nyan cat -- hence Nyanicorn -- w... read

Another Sony site hacked, this time in Canada


May 25
Oh for fu ...  I don't even know what to say anymore. In the wake of the PSN, a Japanese ISP, and several websites, we've got word that Sony has been hacked in yet another realm, with Sony Ericsson Canada's online store ... read

As Sony continues to rebuild the PlayStation Network and its related services, there comes grim news from Japan which indicates that this whole situation is far from over. Hackers recently cracked into the Sony-run Internet s... read feature


Oh for f*ck's sake.  Hackers have apparently decided to lay off Sony for bit, picking a new and unlikely target. The websites for Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Eidos have recently been attacked, with the personal data of... read feature

Dtoid Show YouTube comment of the month


Apr 25
"Nice video!! You think you can make a other video but this time kick him with heels on?" -Ballbuster90     read

NPD acts wankish, blocks media from seeing sales figures


Mar 28
The videogame industry is utterly f*cking stupid when it comes to secrecy, and nowhere has that become more apparent than with the NPD. For those who don't know, the NPD collects sales data of videogames and consoles in North... read

Samurai Warriors Chronicles trailer


Jan 19
Where there is a new system, there is a new Warriors game, and Tecmo Koei is on hand with a trailer for its first 3DS hack n' slasher, Samurai Warriors Chronicles. You can expect the usual cavalcade of Eastern Medieval butto... read

The PS3 Jailbreak fiasco just keeps getting crazier. The latest development is the launch of a new app (obviously not getting linked to here) that can unlock every Trophy in a given PlayStation 3 game automatically, with rand... read feature

Interplay: Bethesda's Fallout MMO lawsuit is absurd


Jan 10
If you've not been following the long Bethesda vs. Interplay struggle, take my advice -- don't. It's utterly stupid and depressing, and the latest chapter takes it to a whole new realm of stupid. Bethesda has claimed that it ... read

Update - The last of the Chill Bros shirts shipped


Jan 09
I'd like to apologize to those who ordered a Chill Bros shirt and have not yet received it: our printer overpromised and underdelivered due to the holiday rush.  If you totally hate our guts and want a refund of any sort... read

Dtoid Live rewind: Kung Fu Live underpants hysteria


Dec 24
Earlier this week we attempted to play Kung Fu Live on the PlayStation Eyething. During the calibration procedure we learned that the technology works best when you're not wearing dark clothing. Rather than trouble with a cos... read

Pachter demands online multiplayer subscription fees


Dec 07
Industry analyst Michael "The Pink Jackal" Pachter has been obsessed with multiplayer charges for the past year, demanding that we gamers need to accept them as a reality, and constantly telling Activision to slap a subscript... read

Sonic Team justifies Sonic 4's notorious physics


Nov 29
I never had a problem with Sonic 4's physics, but "fans" around the world are furious. Just do a Youtube search for "Sonic 4 physics" and you'll see a legion of rage-fueled videos from confirmed virgins. Sonic Team direc... read

Military bases still boycotting Medal of Honor


Oct 06
Despite Electronic Arts bowing to the minority and "removing" the Taliban from Medal of Honor, military base stores still plan to boycott the war-themed shooter on the grounds that it would still be disrespectful to sell the ... read

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West's absurd preorder bonuses


Jun 28
You might have been able to tell from my Jimpressions, but I'm really looking forward to Namco Bandai's Enslaved: Odyssey to the West. With beautiful and bright visuals, some great characters, and a very cool take on a classi... read

Modern Warfare 3 being held up by legal craziness


Apr 11
This will make three posts over one lawsuit this weekend, but when Activision sues the sh*t hits the fan. While for the most part this lawsuit has very little impact on us gamers, it appears that we may now thank the legal is... read






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