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2:15 PM on 04.02.2013

What do you think of HD remakes of games?

[Every week (usually Mondays), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] The games industry seems to be rather fond of remaking the leisure products of yesteryear with fancy, high-defi...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:45 AM on 03.09.2013

Half of Destructoid's readers block our ads. Now what?

[Webmaster Dojo is a column where I share my experiences running Destructoid, one of the last sites not owned by a media conglomerate or venture capital velociraptor. I'll sling exotic coffee bean water to keep servers on.] R...

Niero Gonzalez

4:45 PM on 02.05.2013

Metacritic ranks the best and worst publishers of 2012

Metacritic has just published its annual publisher power rankings, taking each publisher's games for 2012, and seeing who came out on top. Of course, all of the usual suspects are here, including Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, an...

Chris Carter

11:30 AM on 01.21.2013

Atari files bankruptcy, everything on sale

Atari US has filed bankruptcy and will sell everything: games, film rights, and even their logo. This Everything Must Go sale and Chapter 11 filing are in an attempt to break away from its French parent company, Atari SA (for...

Dale North

10:30 PM on 01.16.2013

Nintendo to restructure beginning next month

According to a Nikkei report, Nintendo plans to merge its console and handheld divisions next month. On February 16, the company is prepared to bring 130 console engineers and 150 handheld engineers together under a single ro...

Kyle MacGregor

6:00 PM on 01.10.2013

Office Chat: Paupers, Pistons and Pokemanz

We have a new Office Chat for your visual amusement. This time, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Jim Sterling to converse a bit about the possibility of THQ's assets being broken apart to resolve their bankruptcy situation. We also give some thoughts on the news out of CES regarding Valve's plans for dedicated Steam consoles and the announcement of Pokémon X and Y.

Conrad Zimmerman

2:41 PM on 01.07.2013

Companies can now bid for individual THQ titles

This THQ business is getting more complicated by the day. Initially, one company (Clearlake Capital Group) was going to buy all of THQ's assets for $60 million after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but the outright purcha...

Chris Carter

10:30 AM on 10.12.2012

Where are they now? Ex-Destructoid editors in the biz

Webmaster Dojo is an editorial column about my experiences in running a videogame site.  If you enjoy this sort of diatribe, please suggest a topic for my next article in our super-cool new comments system below. Saying ...

Niero Gonzalez

4:30 PM on 10.03.2012

Bethesda opens Battlecry Studios, installs Rich Vogel

Bethesda announced today the opening of a new development studio, Battlecry Studios, in Austin, Texas. Heading up the new team will be Rich Vogel, the former executive producer at BioWare responsible for Star Wars: The Old Re...

Conrad Zimmerman

4:00 PM on 08.21.2012

Giving credit where credit is due: A developer's plea

Last week, a Darksiders II developer posted comments on Twitter about being left out of the credits despite working on the game. Some joined his side, some ridiculed his outburst, but most ignored the issue altogether. Does t...

Andy Modrovich

6:00 PM on 08.11.2012

Paul Steed of Wing Commander and Quake has died

Game industry veteran Paul Steed, whose work spans from bringing Wing Commander into 3D to helping launch the original Xbox, was announced dead this morning by Jace Hall Show's blog. The cause of death hasn't been shared at t...

Allistair Pinsof

4:30 PM on 07.23.2012

Critical Path documentary focuses on big-name game devs

Critical Path, an upcoming documentary, is described as offering "a panoramic overview of the contemporary state of the videogame medium" that "unites luminaries from all sides of the industry as they offer insights into thei...

Jordan Devore

11:30 PM on 04.25.2012

Prototype 2's commercial upset my mum, but why?

I was watching the Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich Champions League semifinal (some videogamer, right?) and during one of the commercial breaks, up popped the much-maligned Prototype 2 trailer. You know, the one with Johnny Cas...

Alasdair Duncan

9:00 AM on 03.31.2012

The DTOID Show: Journey, FEZ, and Wasteland 2!

Happy Friday, folks! In case you missed it, The Destructoid Show went live earlier today, and in addition to giving out four codes for Waveform on Steam, we also covered a metric shit-ton of news that happened recently - som...

Tara Long

9:30 PM on 03.16.2012

Linden Lab CEO talks future of company and Second Life

Second Life. The name alone brings about a variety of images, usually ones involving furries and other odd debaucheries. It's really an odd amalgamation: one part chat, one part 3D world, one part faux-game. To me, it's...

Sterling Aiayla Lyons

12:00 PM on 01.30.2012

PSA: Susan Panico leaves her post at US PSN

Destructoid, prepare to meet Susan Panico -- all acquainted? Ok now she's gone. Susan was the Senior Director in charge of delivering pretty much everything to the 77 million strong US PSN, including Home, Playstation Plus, N...

Chris Carter