While in Japan to preview Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, I was taken on a tour of the Kojima Productions offices. In theory, there's a certain magic to getting to go behind the scenes of where videogames get made. In... more
Watch Dogs will have eight player, open world free roam multiplayer, creative director Jonathan Morin confirmed on Twitter.
Ubisoft is pretty good about explaining its delays. This big interview on the Ubisoft Blog with Senio... more
I've never been a huge fan of South Park. I mean, I appreciate its biting satire but there's just something about the show that convinced every suburban teenager to try a Cartman impression that just doesn't sit right with me... more
Not that I inherently dislike live-action trailers -- Sony's have always been especially good, from the weird to the current Hollywood-level production trend -- but are we at a point with graphics that live-action commercial... more
What a week. Seriously.
You ever have one of those weeks where each passing day has you saying "It can't possibly get any worse than this"? I've had one of those weeks, and I'm glad that it's almost over.
Just when I thought ... more
Spearhead Games is coming off of their first release in Tiny Brains, but they've been hard at work on other things as well. Their newest effort is the tentatively titled "Project Cyber," which is a three-on-three competitive ... more
Speaking to The Guardian about South Park: The Stick of Truth's censorship in Europe and Australia over a scene involving anal probes, series co-creator Matt Stone said "It's not that big a deal. It doesn't change things that... more
Should I have waited until the game comes out for consoles on Tuesday to watch this, part one of the Dark Souls II prologue? Probably. But what's done is done.
If you're on the fence, there's talk of the usual subjects -- lo... more
Independent Games Festival chairman Brandon Boyer has helped make many wonderful indie games find their way into your hands. Now Brandon could use your help.
He fought off cancer last year, but his health insurance company Hu... more
I'm sure by now you fine folks have seen the stuff I posted about Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, but I'm not done quite yet. Here's a quick rundown of what I thought about the game, as well as some responses to concerns you guys had. more
If memory serves, 17-Bit was toying around with bringing its cool-looking anime-inspired shooter Galak-Z to PS Vita, in addition to confirmed platforms like PS4 and PC this year. Well, it's now official. Since I last saw the ... more
News broke this week that head writer and creative director for the Uncharted series Amy Hennig had left developer Naughty Dog. As if that weren't enough of a surprise, there was talk of her being "forced out," according to I... more
Our friends at Titan Books have given us three copies of The Art of Thief to hand out to lucky Dtoiders! This sexy hardcover includes a ton of never-before-seen concept and development art from the new game, and I hear if you... more
Of all the games that we’ve seen at BitSummit, few are more uncomplicated than Monken. Ultimately, Monken boils down to “knock buildings over quickly.” Don’t let its easy-going premise fool you, thoug... more
You know how indie games always seem like they have to have some sort of hook – something unique to make them stick out from all the other games? Well, that’s what Visiontrick, a two-man development team, has wit... more
A long, long time ago, there was a tiny country between that country over there and this counter over here. In this country was a strange hotel. This hotel’s speciality was “magical onion soup.”
They say man... more
Remember Denpa Men? How about Denpa Men 2? Well, regardless of whether or not you've heard of it, yet another 3DS game is coming westward by way of Denpa Men 3: Rise of the Digitoll. Developer Genius Sonority has confirmed t... more
Do you share the same fondness of Crazy Taxi that millions of people do? Many remember it as one of the most enjoyable games of their childhood. Well, The Modern Zombie Taxi Driver might interest you, because at its roots, it... more
If you aren't a fan of Japanese games, odds are you haven't heard of Yumi's Odd Odyssey. But for everyone else, Umihara Kawase (as it's known in Japan) is a series platform games that has been around since 1994 -- b... more
Although rumors have been floating around for a short while, Konami has officially confirmed the first DLC pack for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. It's called Revelations, and features Alucard. The add-on takes place within ... more
TowerFall originally came out on the OUYA. I’ve played it on that console, and it was certainly a blast, so long as you weren’t the one stuck with the OUYA controller. TowerFall: Ascension brings the good time t... more
We were among the first to get our hands on Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS side-scrolling action game, Azure Striker: Gunvolt here at BitSummit 2014 in Kyoto, Japan.
We now have the first details on the game's story, world, and characters, straight from the developers. more
BitSummit is under way in Kyoto, Japan, and some of the country’s finest independent developers are present to show off their games. One particularly strong showing comes from Funktronic Labs, a studio that’s nat... more
We will have more images and details coming from Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS game later, but we wanted to be sure to share this band new trailer right away.Azure Striker: Gunvolt looks absolutely stunning in person. Don't get me wrong: this trailer looks great, but the real deal is wowowowoowow.
At BitSummit today, Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune announced a brand new side-scrolling adventure called Azure Striker: Gunvolt. It's coming this summer to the 3DS via Nintendo's eShop. Listen up, Mega Man fans: Keiji Inafune... more
Sweet Christmas do we have some great news about video games today!
Let’s see… My previews for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes went up, a new Batman game was announced by Rocksteady, Batman: Arkham Knight... more
How many copies of Guacamelee! is too many? At first glance, I was sure I'd be able to pass on the recently-announced Super Turbo Championship Edition for Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One having played it once before on PS3... more
Ahead of BitSummit this weekend, Q-Games has announced a name change for its upcoming PixelJunk Inc., a 2D sandbox game about building a soup empire coming to Steam Early Access on March 13, 2014. (You've seen the .gifs, yes... more
We've shown off Jed Henry's Japanese woodblock renditions of game characters before. I'm still in love with that original Samus one. But Henry's catalog is growing, to my wallet's growing concern.
Shadow of the Colossus, Fina... more
I'm increasingly of the opinion that nothing short of a miracle will save the delayed Wii U version of the already-delayed Watch Dogs. Ubisoft announced a May 27, 2014 release date for every other version of the game today. W... more
Back in January, Shaquille O'Neal revealed that work was in progress on a sequel to the 1994 game which painted the basketball legend as a kung-fu superhero, Shaq Fu. If you thought he was crazy, well, you may still be right... more
Just as winter starts to fade and spring begins to arrive, here comes Year Walk's appearance on Steam to bring a little chill into our lives. Released last year on iOS to a lot of acclaim, the game tells the story of a man w... more
If you own a PlayStation 4, chances are you're pretty stoked about Infamous: Second Son. Now, if there's one thing we do here at Destructoid it's give our loyal fans what they need. So if you're preparing to cram Second ... more
Watch Dogs finally has a new release date -- May 27. That trailer also seems to have a bit of new information unless I'd just forgotten it. Typically, the lead's wife is killed and that's the impetus for revenge. There's a G... more
The Metal Gear Solid Facebook page has been updated with a post listing a special pre-order offer for Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes available at PlayStation Store. If you purchase Ground Zeroes for PlayStatio... more
One month since Flappy Bird's removal from the App Store and the craze has not died down. Pocket Gamer found that, on average, 60 clones were added each day -- 69 on February 28, 48 on March 1, 75 on March 2, and 49 on March ... more
Developer Mediatonic has just revealed that it's bringing the brawler Foul Play to the PlayStation 4 and Vita, with Cross-Buy in tow. There doesn't seem to be a lot of extras here, but the PS4 version will feature full 1080p ... more
Distributor Screen Gems is teaming with Sam Raimi and his Ghost House Pictures production company to produce a live-action Last of Us movie, Deadline reports.
Last of Us co-director and writer Neil Druckmann will pen the scri... more
Sony Computer Entertainment America has announced its president and CEO Jack Tretton, who has been with the company since 1995, will step down as of March 31, 2014. His successor is Sony Network Entertainment International ex... more
Next week, Microsoft will roll out a deal in the United States which includes a free digital copy of Forza Motorsport 5 with Xbox One purchases at "select retailers."
This pack-in will be available for a limited time, accordi... more
Remember that bonus map that was given out to those who pre-ordered Call of Duty: Ghosts? Well now it's available for everyone, similar to how Activision eventually unlocked Nuketown 2025 in Black Ops II, you can now grab Fre... more
The Tomb Raider reboot had series high day one and month one sales, according to studio head Darrell Gallagher. Despite this, Tomb Raider's estimated 3.4 million first month sales were deemed a "slow start" by Square Enix, wh... more
Rust is still doing its development thing and though it sees no update to the software this week, creator Gary Newman has posted what the team is up to on the game's official blog.
Of note is the suggestion of an interne... more
The Frostbite 3 engine shows its stuff in this new trailer for Dragon Age: Inquisition covering the game's stunning landscapes. Those leafless tress, that shimmering water -- I'm impressed. This kind of visual fidelity is al... more
There was talk of significant layoffs at Disney Interactive last month and today was the day it went down: the company has laid off approximately 700 employees, amounting to 26 percent of its global workforce, reports The New... more
Viz Media is bringing over the Resident Evil 6 prequel manga, titled Biohazard: Marhawa Desire. Weighing in at five volumes, the first will drop in November. It'll deal with the C-virus before it became a global incident, and... more
The Wii U isn't getting much today, as the headliner is NES Open Tournament Golf for the Virtual Console. If you've paying attention, this is one of the inclusions in NES Remix 2, so expect all of those listed games to m... more
There was concern that the PC release of Dark Souls II would arrive long after the game hits Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on March 11, 2014. While the PC date isn't as bad as some had feared, it's by no means right around the c... more