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10:30 AM on 03.06.2012

Dive into the first XCOM: Enemy Unknown developer diary

2K Games has released the first in a series of "Deep Dive" developer diaries for Firaxis Games' XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the remake of the 1994 strategy game X-COM: UFO Defense. In the video, which runs for nearly six minutes, a...

Samit Sarkar

8:30 PM on 01.30.2012

King Arthur II: The once and future king returns today

  I got rather caught up in the Arthurian legend when I was a mite, enough so that when I played King Arthur - The Roleplaying Wargame I was rather charmed by it. The real time battles were fun, the choose your own adven...

Fraser Brown

4:15 PM on 01.19.2012

New Pokemon + Nobunaga's Ambition trailer is Osha-licious

Today's Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition press event was capped off by a brand new trailer which demonstrates a little gameplay. It looks a lot like Disgaea or Tenchi Muyo! for the Super Famicom, my only prior exper...

Tony Ponce

6:00 PM on 12.18.2011

Pokemon + Nobunaga trailer will poke you in the naga

As you may have heard, the greatest videogame crossover ever is hitting the DS next Spring in Japan, care of Koei Tecmo and The Pokémon Company. The vaguely historically accurate Nobunaga's Ambition and the totally hi...

Jonathan Holmes

6:00 PM on 10.06.2011

Stronghold 3 goes gold and gets a new trailer

Castle building and total destruction sim, Stronghold 3, has gone gold and will be arriving on PC worldwide on October 25. So man your trebuchets or grab some of that tar! Normal people have those things in their homes, righ...

Fraser Brown

7:15 PM on 09.12.2011

Samurais rise in latest Total War: Shogun 2 trailer

Sega was kind enough to share with us their latest trailer for Rise of The Samurai (not to be confused with Sega's Rise of Nightmares), the upcoming expansion for Total War: Shogun 2. This brand new campaign, set 400 years p...

Wesley Ruscher

9:30 PM on 05.16.2011

Destructoid Exclusive: Achron launch trailer

[Here's our own Tim Sheehy's exclusive first look at the upcoming release build of Hazardous Software's Achron. -Josh Tolentino] For those of you who may not be familiar with the title, Achron presents real-time strategy wit...

Josh Tolentino

2:20 PM on 02.21.2011

Check out Shogun 2's multiplayer options, awesome hats

  War is hell. Hell is other people. So what better kind of hell is there than war with other people? That's like, hell squared. Turns out Shogun 2 knows this, which is why The Creative Assembly have beefed up the game's...

Josh Tolentino

10:30 PM on 02.17.2011

Shogun 2's CG intro says people in castles are jerks

Well, it doesn't say it outright, but that's certainly the implication. On the surface of it, the video merely depicts a duel of honor between a samurai of the Takeda clan (the four-diamond crest on red is unmistakable) and ...

Josh Tolentino

2:20 PM on 01.05.2011

Disgaea 4's special attacks are crazier than ever

It looks like NIS is pulling out all the stops when it comes to Disgaea 4, and if this trailer is any indication, that includes the one preventing lunatics from designing the PlayStation 3-bound strategy game's special attac...

Josh Tolentino

5:00 AM on 12.13.2010

Imca has a big gun in this Valkyria Chronicles 3 trailer

It's called the Vár, and it's a customized combination of anti-materiel machine gun and fencer sword. It can be used only by its maker, Imca, a Darcsen squaddie now known as "No. 01". Yeah, when you see someone wit...

Josh Tolentino

7:00 AM on 11.29.2010

Riela's Valkyria Profile is a Valkyria Chronicles 3 video

Haha, I referenced a different game franchise with a similar name and altered it slightly to suit the post topic! I'm so clever. Seriously though, this new Valkyria Chronicles III trailer is all about Squad 422's burning blu...

Josh Tolentino

6:30 PM on 09.16.2010

TGS: And now for a Valkyria Chronicles III story trailer

First we brought you details. Then we brought you screenshots. Now, we bring you drama. No, I don't mean the "Baaww, Valkyria Chronicles III is on the PlayStation Portable" kind of drama, but story drama. Specifically, the s...

Josh Tolentino

3:30 PM on 09.02.2010

Shogun 2 Total War trailer beautiful, dishonorable

The new trailer for Creative Assembly's latest Total War game, Shogun 2: Total War, is quite beautiful, and not just because of the pretty pretty graphics, but because it shows off some actual gameplay footage, rather than t...

Josh Tolentino

2:20 PM on 07.16.2010

Z.H.P. trailer might be greatest trailer in the universe

Just...just watch the trailer above. It's for the latest game from the team behind Disgaea: Z.H.P. ~Unlosing Ranger VS DarkDeath Evilman~. Damn skippy. See that? SEE THAT? That's the effing title of the game. It's stunning, ...

Ben Perlee