In early August, hundreds of thousands of people will descend upon Cologne, Germany for gamescom, the largest videogame trade show on the planet. Publishers and platform owners will have plenty to announce with all game enthu... read
There are a few glorious, magical days where the Destructoid UK team gets to actually write about news from the UK. They happen very rarely, but thankfully the stars have aligned and today is one of those days. God save the b... read
If you've been following the news over the past few years, then you are keenly aware of the debate and divide that gay rights has caused. Unfortunately, there is a segment of our population that wants to deny others their rig... read
PAX East 2015 is happening RIGHT NOW! And just like years past, the Destructoid community is there in a big, big way.
Did you make the trek to Boston this year? Then check out our daily meetup schedule below! And be sure to j... read
It's also not Early Access Owchemy Labs’ Alex Schwartz is one of the bravest men I know. In the midst of GDC, perhaps the most inside baseball-heavy of all conventions, he told a member of the press that Dyscourse was a "survival game." Of c... read feature
Today, Amazon-owned videogame streaming service Twitch.tv announced a convention "dedicated to Twitch’s community of partners, broadcasters, and viewers." The show will run from September 25-26, 2015 in San Francisco at... read
Not bad for a first try I've been to a lot of videogame conventions this year. From the relatively small BitSummit to the monstrosity that is gamescom, I've pretty much seen them all. I didn't think this past weekend's trip to Las Vegas would result... read feature
The EarthBound fanbase is an ever growing blob of sweetness and joy. Just when you think you've seen how far it can go, it gets even bigger and even more happy. Did you know that the game was #10 on the Wii U eshop charts las... read
The Dream of the 70s-90s is alive in Portland If you live in the Pacific Northwest, perhaps you attended the fifth annual Portland Retro Gaming Expo which took place the weekend before last. If you didn't, well -- here's a lovely pile of photos that the talented Geoffrey... read feature
CCP holds a few events for fans of EVE Online every year. Alongside Fanfest in Iceland, EVE Vegas is one of the major spectacles and it's kicking off today. If you aren't fortunate enough to be in Sin City to celeb... read
Pilots in EVE Online might feel like they're on top of the world when they're flying their spaceships through the galaxy, but if they want the full and authentic treatment, they have to make a voyage to Iceland for Fanfe... read
GX3: Everyone Games has eclipsed its $80,000 Kickstarter goal with more than two days to spare. The convention will return to San Francisco in late 2015, where the organizers endeavor to provide a safe space for "everyon... read
[Update: Our big party is tonight! Hope to see you there!]
PAX Prime 2014 is happening right now!
We're armed to the teeth with meetups scheduled for Thursday, Friday, Sunday, and Monday, a badass party we're co-hosting with ... read
GaymerX aims to return in 2015 as GX3: Everyone Games. The convention, focused on building a safe space for everyone, is rebranding itself to be more inclusive toward marginalized folks and allies that may not necessarily ide... read
Ubisoft seemingly takes the same approach to all of its PAX showings -- theater presentations of Assassin's Creed, and playable demos of its other upcoming games. PAX Prime 2014 in Seattle next week is no different, except fo... read
GameStop is celebrating Batman's 75th year with several events at GameStop Expo 2014. Players can get hands-on early access to LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham by TT Games, for one, and Arkham Knight fans will be able to see and ... read
Assassin's Creed Rogue may have only been officially announced for an entire day now, but Ubisoft already has plans to let fans try it out in the very near future. If you happen to be at gamescom in Cologne, Germany next... read
It shouldn't take anyone by surprise that there are going to be a lot of people at gamescom. After all, it's one of the world's largest videogame conventions. One of the trade show's four days is officially at capacity, howev... read
The re-branded EGX London (formerly the Eurogamer Expo) has announced the first batch of games that will be playable on the show floor.
There's no big surprises as publishers have broken out the big guns like Evolve, Alien: ... read
Quake Live players from all over the world will be competing for money and ego at QuakeCon 2014. The event is being held at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
Players will be competing from a prize pool of more than $40,000... read
Hironobu Sakaguchi is making an appearance at Japan Expo next Wednesday, during which he'll discuss his prolific career and a secret project he's got in the works. I'm hoping it's a Final Fantasy kind of secret, you know what... read
I've heard nothing but good things about the LGBTQ focused convention GaymerX, and I had hoped to make it out at some point to see what it was all about. But according to the con's official Twitter account, GaymerX2, set to t... read
Penny Arcade heads Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkin have announced "PAX South," a brand new expo to be held in San Antonio, Texas. Not many details were given outside of those parameters, but my guess is it'll function jus... read
Update! Our meetup dates/locations for Friday and Saturday have changed. (E&C is now on Saturday.) See below for more details!
PAX East 2014 is just a week away in two days TODAY! As is the case every year, the Dtoid comm... read
PAX East 2014 will be here before we know it!
Every year, Dtoiders from across the globe make the trek to Boston for this annual gathering of the gaming community, and every year we have an absolute blast! This time around wi... read
GaymerX2, the world's only gaming convention focused on LGBTQ communities, launched a Kickstarter to fund their July 11-13 event two days ago. They were looking for $10,000, but managed to beat that (it's at $12,683) in just ... read
Destructoid is at MAGFest 12, and in addition to our "Community First" panel, we're also roaming the halls looking for trouble. For those of you who haven't attended before, there's a large dealer room to peruse and purchase ... read
Tickets for CCP's mega party for EVE Online are now available. If you want to travel to Iceland and hang out with nerds who like spreadsheets, then head on over to the official Fanfest page and buy your ticket. Early bird tic... read
Tickets for the second year of PAX Australia are now available for purchase. Each day pass is $55 AUD, and the three day passes are $150 AUD. The 2014 show will be at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, and it will run from October 31 to November 2.
How many Australians do we have reading the site? Are you guys excited? Will you ride kangaroos to the show? read
You know how badges just went on sale this morning for PAX East 2014? Yeah, the three-day passes are already gone. That's kind of how PAX has been lately; you need to be on your game if you plan on going to the show.
The fort... read
If you're thinking about attending PAX East in Boston next year, then you'd better be connected to the internet at 12:00pm EDT tomorrow. That's when tickets for the 2014 show in Boston will go on sale and if it's anything lik... read