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10:00 PM on 08.05.2013

Boy stops speeding car, credits Mario Kart for his skills

I don't remember the last time I read or watched a feel-good story involving videogames in the mainstream news. Hell, I'm having trouble finding news within game media outlets that doesn't paint a bleak or damning future for...

Tony Ponce

11:30 PM on 11.14.2012

Aksys selling VLR watches for Hurricane Sandy relief

Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is great. The sweet pre-order watch modeled after the in-game bracelet is also pretty great. If you missed the chance to score the watch for free, you now have the option to buy it directly f...

Tony Ponce

2:00 PM on 11.11.2012

Champions Online gets massive vehicle update

Champions Online has gone through some rather big changes since its launch back in 2009, most notably the one in 2011 which saw the MMO go free-to-play. Now there's another rather large update to the game, with...

Harry Monogenis

2:30 PM on 09.16.2012

Gearbox details late fan's inclusion in Borderlands 2

Last year's most heartwarming game-related story was without a doubt that of Michael John Mamaril, the 22-year-old Borderands fan who lost his life to cancer. His friend Carlo sent an email to Gearbox Software explaining the ...

Tony Ponce

5:00 PM on 05.16.2012

New Arkham City behind the scenes vid talks sound design

Rocksteady did absolutely everything right in Batman: Arkham City. This includes the stellar sound design; punching thugs makes a satisfying thud, bones make an earth-shattering crack, and even Batman's cape itself has a cas...

Brett Zeidler

10:30 AM on 02.15.2012

Watch copies of Shaq Fu get blown the f**k up

Chad James of ScrewAttack is a big damn hero. He and his father took a truckload of copies of Shaq Fu, the infamous Shaquille O'Neal fighting game, to the gun range for some target practice. The video that resulted from that...

Tony Ponce

4:00 PM on 10.19.2011

DCUO: Diary of a Green Lantern Corps reservist part II

(For the first part of my mission to rid Metropolis of crime, go here and for the third, go here) When last we saw Green Lantern reservist Zentarim the Space Cowboy, he was brooding about crime and preparing to kick evil in t...

Fraser Brown

4:40 PM on 09.09.2010

Trust fund set up in honor of heroic Relic designer

A few days ago we talked about Brian Wood, the Relic designer who sacrificed his life by steering into an oncoming car to protect his wife and unborn child. We've been informed that a trust fund has been set up to help his wi...

Jim Sterling

8:40 AM on 09.07.2010

Relic designer killed saving family in car accident

Relic designer Brian Wood died in a car accident on Friday, sacrificing his own life so that his wife and unborn child would survive. Wood swerved his car into an out-of-control Chevy Blazer that was on a collision course wit...

Jim Sterling

12:40 PM on 07.13.2009

Interview: Jack Emmert from Cryptic Studios

If you've spent any time on Destructoid today, you've probably noticed my preview of Cryptic Studios' latest offering, Champions Online. It is certainly an ambitious title for any studio, yet in the hands of the development t...

Ben Perlee

11:40 AM on 07.13.2009

Preview: Champions Online

I'll be the first to admit: The idea of being a superhero has been a stupid little fantasy of mine many times in my life. Who doesn't want to be able to have amazing powers and do awesome things, preferably with a theme song?...

Ben Perlee

2:00 PM on 06.04.2009

E3 09: hands on with DC Universe Online

Any DC fan was probably already drooling as soon as they heard that Sony Online Entertainment was working on an MMO featuring the characters of the DC Universe, but I found myself wondering what it might have to offer beyond ...

Colette Bennett

8:20 AM on 12.03.2008

Prince of Persia voice actor recounts survival of Mumbai attacks

Last week, while Americans were celebrating Thanksgiving, a series of ten coordinated terrorist attacks hit Mumbai, India. Over 170 people have been confirmed dead thus far, and nearly 300 were injured in the tragic, brutal a...

Samit Sarkar

2:11 PM on 07.26.2007

'Heroes' game is official, will be published by Ubisoft

We've heard a bit of buzz this week, but now it's real: A videogame based on NBC's hit television show Heroes has just been officially announced. Ubisoft signed a licensing agreement with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms...

Dale North