If amiibo have been hard to come by before, it looks like we're in for a whole new kind of scarcity. CPSIA certificates from Nintendo revealed a previously unknown amiibo in the Super Mario line of toys, silver and ... read
As with any collector craze, amiibo are being hit hard by the resell market -- a group of people that buy as many as possible only to flip them for a substantial profit. Most see it purely as business, but one man's driven by... read
It's been a while since the last episode of Collector's Corner, but with the amiibo-craze happening I figured it's a good time to check in with the gang.
For the most part, when we talk about videogame collectors, we're talki... read feature
Do you have delusions of grandeur, the likes of which lead you to fancy yourself a great assassin among the likes of Ezio Auditore da Firenze or Arno Dorian? A mere $60 will put you significantly closer to assassin authentic... read
Before each episode of Hardline, Destructoid's videogame news podcast, the cast always takes a few minutes to chat while our producer sets the show up. This week, Jordan mentioned that he'd been thinking about Donkey Kong 64&... read feature
The Grid is a special denomination of Goodwill that opened up in Charlotte, North Carolina and caters to gamers and collectors. In other words, this ain't your grandma's Goodwill. You won't find vintage T-shirts or tacky over... read
If you're heading to San Diego Comic Con this year, you'll get a chance to check out a pair of Mega Man (with a red variant of Mega Man's powers) helmets made out of chrome resin. They're about 10 inches tall, and if you head... read
One of the most impressive game collections I've seen in some time was up for sale recently, and it sold for a whopping $750,250. That's over 11,000 games on systems from the Amiga to the WonderSwan. I'd list all the systems... read
Bandai Namco has this super ultra limited JoJo's Bizzare Adventure: All-Star Battle up for auction right now. What makes it so special? It comes with a statue of Jojo incrusted with 6000 Swarovski crystals. Along with a ... read
[Update: Contest over! Winner is skywes27!]
Our friends at Sony have given us two amazing Infamous: Second Son statues to hand out to the Destructoid community! These 12" Polystone behemoths feature Second Son's protagonist, ... read feature
Do you have more money than your know what to do with? Why not buy Zelda toys? Dark Horse's new Zelda line, revealed at Comic Con, was on display at Toy Fair 2014.
Twilight Princess Link will be priced at $79.99 and Ganondorf... read
Blizzard has detailed what comes with the collector's edition of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. On top of the game you'll get a behind the scenes DVD and Blu-Ray two-disc set, soundtrack, artbook, and mouse pad. As for digital ... read
Whoops! Looks like Amazon screwed up. An Amazon user by the name of Char noticed that the Dishonored Game of the Year listing had an image of The Elder Scrolls collector's edition instead.
The Imperial Edition as it's called ... read
I had a brief dalliance with vinyl toys, nothing at all like our friends over at Tomopop, but it appears that KidRobot wants me back into buying plastic stuff to clutter my shelves with and make my wife question her life choi... read
[The latest Collector's Corner is all about you, we want to see your collections! We want to show them off to the rest of the Destructoid Community. Keep reading below to see how you can participate!]
I was having a discussio... read feature
[Welcome to Collector's Corner -- a community-centric series headlined by Destructoid's Chris Carter and Bill Platt. We'll not only be looking at various topics within the collecting scene, but we'll also share our own experi... read feature
Just a couple months ago, GameStop was selling copies of Xenoblade for upwards of $90. The retailer has exclusive rights to the title, you'll remember. This monopoly and price hike raised a number of issues, especially when i... read
This Tanooki Mario statue, sniffed out by Tomopop, is available for pre-order today and it's pretty tanoo-cool. The polystone resin statue is based on Super Mario 3D Land, which was all about the Tanooki tail.
The adora... read
When I was playing Pokemon X and Y earlier this week, I also got to check out the X and Y themed 3DS XLs we previously reported on. Smudged them up real nice with my greasy fingerprints.
While I like the more muted, but still... read
Plan to welcome in death alongside spring blooms next year as Dark Souls II finally has a solid release date. We learned at a pre-Tokyo Game Show press event that the follow-up to one of this generation's biggest ball busters... read
Nintendo is producing a limited edition of The Wind Waker HD that comes with a cool-looking figure of baddie Ganondorf, Tomopop reports. As of now, the limited edition is only officiallt announced for European release, but G... read
Earlier this year, the Terraria Collector's Edition released for PC, and shortly afterward, the 2D dig-a-thon came to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. Now that the downloadable has been successful on those platforms,... read
Every year there are some pretty awesome exclusive toys and figures to grab at Comic-Con for the would-be collector. With this year's holy grail being none other than the Green and White Ranger's Legacy Power Morpher -- which... read
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Option1Soul (for this blog) and TheSpookyGhost (for this video)! Thanks to everyone who entered!]
Shin Megami Tensei IV is out today, and our friends at Atlus are celebrating by giving us t... read feature
Hey Jak and Daxter fans! If you're not too busy plowing through the recently released Jak and Daxter Collection on Vita you may want to check out this slick new statue complete with artificial grass.
Acquiring the license for... read
My wallet is still recovering from the $100 Mega Man commemorative figure that Capcom was recently taking pre-orders for, and now here comes another one, proving without a shadow of a doubt that no one should ever trust me to... read
The Witch and the Hundred Knights is nearly upon us, and to celebrate, NIS is doing a limited edition run of the game in Japan. It'll including a 44-page hardcover art book, an adorable figurine of the Witch herself, and the ... read
The $100 Mega Man statue that was unveiled during PAX East will no longer take pre-orders after 4/26/13, so if you want it, you better get it now. For those of you who haven't been following it, the 10 inch statue is a limite... read
Tales of Xillia, Namco's anticipated entry in the Tales Of RPG series, will arrive on PlayStation 3 on August 6. After setting a high bar with its Ni no Kuni limited edition, Namco is once again not slouching: Tales of Xilli... read
I'd like to think us Mega Man fans have been pretty patient thus far. Capcom has been celebrating the Blue Bomber's 25th anniversary with soundtracks and custom USB sticks, and that's cool and all. Buuuuuuut... we're still wa... read
That Link figma by Max Factory which went on sale last year? It is now garbage. Find the closest waste receptacle and chuck that sh*t in there with extreme prejudice. That Link on Epona statue by First 4 Figures? It doesn't e... read
Saints Row IV is coming out this August and Deep Silver wants to know what they should pack into the Collector's Edition of the game. That's right, YOU have this week to vote between 19 different options.
Some of the stuff yo... read