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    8:40 AM on 02.08.2011

    Study shows 'online gamers are attractive individuals'

    Assuming you have at least some self-esteem, if you were asked about yourself online, wouldn't you present yourself in the best possible light? I bet you would. I would. That's probably why a recent study and poll says that o...

    Dale North

    1:00 PM on 11.21.2010

    AC: Brotherhood shows Moscow in Poland

    In today's geography lesson for game developers, the case of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. Made by a multicultural team with various religious beliefs. Published by one of Europe's biggest games publishers. And they put Mosc...

    Maurice Tan

    10:30 PM on 06.24.2010

    Microsoft: Kinect is exactly like Mario Bros.

    Using the spoken word to communicate what makes a Kinect game more fun than a non-Kinect game is an uphill battle. For one, it's not terribly easy to find someone in the gaming press that likes Kinect all that much, and if yo...

    Jonathan Holmes

    10:40 AM on 07.01.2009

    Truck containing 1,300 Xbox 360's stolen in Canada

    We've heard stories of game-related robberies before, but this one is pretty impressive if you ask me (and by impressive, I mean f*cked up). Last week in Southern Ontario, Canada in a small city called Mississauga, a guy (or ...

    Colette Bennett

    9:40 AM on 04.08.2009

    What the hell is going on with Fatal Frame for the Wii?

    Waiting with bated breath for Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse? Me too -- the Fatal Frame series is one of my very favorites. Considering the the game has been out in Japan since last July, US fans are starting to wonde...

    Colette Bennett

    8:20 AM on 03.03.2009

    French kid stabs his sister in the name of the DS

    From stabbing people over handheld videogame consoles to draping themselves in Christmas lights and trying to somehow make it sexual innuendo, the French are clearly a ... unique bunch. The Le Post recently reported a five ye...

    Colette Bennett

    7:30 PM on 02.17.2009

    Guitar Hero: Metallica misspells Lynyrd Skynyrd, I laugh so hard my sides hurt

    AHAHAHAHAHAHA *pauses, clutches sides, catches breath* AHAHAHAHA ... Mercyful Fate. Led Zeppelin. Def Leppard. Mötley Crüe. It’s totally metal to purposely misspell your band’s name, right? So in a way,...

    Samit Sarkar

    1:20 PM on 11.24.2008

    Viva Cruiser goes soft thanks to the FDA

    Viva Cruiser, the advergame about Erectile Dysfunction product Viagra, is no longer coming to a console near you. I know you're heartbroken, but it's for the best, really, because the convulsions of laughter resulting from tr...

    Colette Bennett

    2:56 PM on 11.12.2008

    Fallout 3's Special Edition Pip-Boy clock draws user complaints

    You may remember seeing this Pip-Boy clock a few months back as part of the Fallout 3 Survival Edition package, which was a little rich for some gamers' tastes at $130. Still, a lot of people did buy it, and those people are ...

    Colette Bennett

    7:01 PM on 10.17.2008

    When being a gamer is not a good thing: check out this kid's Final Fantasy name

    Wow.I mean ... wow.Please, if you will, imagine Sephiroth Andrew Martin in third grade, at which point it is highly unlikely that he will be a badass anywhere near worthy of his name. Imagine other kids asking "What's yo...

    Colette Bennett

    7:32 PM on 09.16.2008

    Jonathan Blow, take heed: rapper Soulja Boy reviews Braid

    If you loved Braid, as the majority of Destructoid's staff did, you're going to want to sit down for this one. Rapper Soulja Boy posted a YouTube video which shows himself and a friend sharing their feedback on Braid, includi...

    Colette Bennett

    10:24 AM on 08.21.2008

    Seal away your great games forever

    The Destructoid staff already went off on the topic of game collecting last month. I think most of us agreed that collecting was fine as long as you actually played the games, and we came to the conclusion that keeping them i...

    Dale North

    5:27 PM on 08.01.2008

    Kid gets his arm chewed off by an alligator, bemoans the loss of his PS3 skills

    Being a New Orleans native, I know the spooky folklore is only partially true: you can be the victim of a voodoo curse down in the good old south, but its more likely you'll die of alcohol poisoning before you piss anyone off...

    Colette Bennett

    5:35 PM on 07.29.2008

    The six best videogames to play during an earthquake

    The crazy Los Angeles earthquake just happened and, yeah, it was really scary. I was on the top floor of a moderately tall building and I seriously had a little bit of a panic attack.Unfortunately, I was just doing some borin...

    Chad Concelmo

    1:51 PM on 06.25.2008

    Pedophile meets victim in World of Warcraft

    While there's nothing hysterical about the reporting of this news, you can be sure people quick to jump to conclusions will blame World of Warcraft for being a dangerous environment after they read it -- as if a person couldn...

    Colette Bennett

    5:59 AM on 05.31.2008

    Ubisoft responds to lineup criticsm, dumps all over its good games

    An Ubisoft rep has responded to criticism that its Wii lineup contains nothing for "normal" gamers by essentially saying that nobody cares about their best games, so screw it. Looking at the current UK games sales f...

    Jim Sterling