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ESPN 'delighted' with Dota performance, expanding eSports coverage

ESPN 2 has aired competitive hot dog eating, log cutting, and a lot of boring poker. Still, it surprised me that ESPN 2 aired a brief bit on Dota 2's The International, and that the online-based ESPN 3 aired the entire compet...   more

ESPN 'delighted' with Dota performance, expanding eSports coverage photo

Microsoft might be delusional about Xbox One

Microsoft doesn't necessarily claim Xbox One has the best exclusives, but a recently deleted tweet from the company did seem to suggest as much. Apparently "everyone else says so" -- which is, um, an interesting statemen...   more

Microsoft might be delusional about Xbox One photo

These classy British gentlemen turn a YouTube console war into a harrowing drama

Stop what you're doing right now and watch this video. Then, find the rest of the YouTube Comment Reconstruction series by Dead Parrot, and take some time to view every single one of them. What you're watching is a dramatiza...   more

These classy British gentlemen turn a YouTube console war into a harrowing drama photo

You too can know what it's like to suffer in Game Journalism Simulator

Inspired by other ridiculous sims like Goat Simulator, Game Journalism Simulator is currently in the design phase and is a collaborative project between journalist and new developer Jason Evangelho and other real-world gaming...   more

You too can know what it's like to suffer in Game Journalism Simulator photo

Senran Kagura's Head Mount π-Play is really quite titillating

Senran Kagura series producre Kenichiro Takaki and some of the rest of the Marvelous staff decided to have a bit of a laugh at the expense of VR headsets and the hype surrounding them, and the result is just about what you'd ...   more

Senran Kagura's Head Mount π-Play is really quite titillating photo

This Persona meets Seinfeld mock-up is making me thirsty

Oh, SpacePirate Ridley. You are my hero. This Persona and Seinfeld crossover parody is what dreams are made of, and I can't wait to see more. Taken from the NeoGAF Persona Community Thread, the above still is the result of on...   more

This Persona meets Seinfeld mock-up is making me thirsty photo

A video cassette guide to Shovel Knight

This isn't the first cheesy "How to Win" video My Life in Gaming has put out, but it's perhaps the most fitting given the subject matter and its influences. Ready to become a Shovel Knight master? If you've ever sought guidance from a VHS tape for tips and tricks, you'll love this. It covers the whole game!   more

A video cassette guide to Shovel Knight photo

This Parappa homage is simultaneously genius and cringeworthy and I like it

From Gmcfosho, the mind that brought you "IMDABES" and "SWAGGIN DRAGON" comes "GTFO," one of the greatest videos you may ever see. It's a hilarious nod to getting all those losers out of your house after a party gone awry wi...   more

This Parappa homage is simultaneously genius and cringeworthy and I like it photo

Review: Monster Monpiece

Too often, unique and engaging games are passed over due to their risqué content and gimmickry, and Monster Monpiece is inevitably one that will fall victim to this curse. It's not difficult to see why some may be turn...   more

Review: Monster Monpiece photo

Tell us how you really feel: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters headed for North America

Aksys Games has seen fit to grace us with a North American release of Arc System Works' Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, a delightfully strange visual novel that looks quite intriguing. Nobuo Uematsu is responsible for the musi...   more

Tell us how you really feel: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters headed for North America photo

Here's what Dark Souls II would be like as an eSport

A lot of us would find eSports far more alluring if the genres associated with these competitions were more diverse. We see plenty of first-person shooters, RTS, fighting games, and MOBAs. But what about something atypical l...   more

Here's what Dark Souls II would be like as an eSport photo

Put Hitler on your shoulders in this Newgrounds game

I know what you're thinking. Hitler? Shoulders? Shh. I promise I'm going somewhere positive with this. Let me let you in on a little secret. This game is hilarious, and it could very well be the next QWOP. Double Hitler is a ...   more

Put Hitler on your shoulders in this Newgrounds game photo

This Thief Town trailer is exactly what I'll mimic if I ever create one

Thief Town is an 8-bit multiplayer-only stealth game that pits you against your friends in the Wild West. It looks adorable, but that's not the only reason I'm interested. The trailer above is what's truly piqued my interest...   more

This Thief Town trailer is exactly what I'll mimic if I ever create one photo

The next Denpa Men game will be free-to-play and super cute

The latest entry in the Denpa Men series is releasing July 23 in Japan, but it's actually going free-to-play this time around. Denpa Ningen no RPG: Free! is another notch in the adorable series' belt, where you use the 3DS c...   more

The next Denpa Men game will be free-to-play and super cute photo

Someone at Fox News is either a BioShock Infinite fan or a massive copycat

I feel like I could have just presented the above image without context or explanation, and that would have been the entire news post. Really, any kind of commentary I could provide on this just writes itself.  Just take...   more

Someone at Fox News is either a BioShock Infinite fan or a massive copycat photo

Variable State's Virginia really puts the fish in the percolator

I love Twin Peaks. I love True Detective. Mostly, anything bizarre or off-kilter strikes my fancy. That's why I'm so excited for Variable State's Virginia, an interactive drama that looks just as delightfully weird as the gam...   more

Variable State's Virginia really puts the fish in the percolator photo

Woman stole 1,000 from her mother to buy junk in Candy Crush Saga

I've played Candy Crush Saga and my share of match-three games as a mobile game fanatic, but to date I've not spent a dime on any of the free-to-play giants. I can understand wanting to spend a dollar or two here and there fo...   more

Woman stole 1,000 from her mother to buy junk in Candy Crush Saga photo

Some videogames you have to try this boring summer

Whether it's a humid summer day or just an unpleasantly hot one, there's nothing quite like hiding from the sun in your small dark apartment. Here are x number of videogames to help you stay pale this season.   more

Some videogames you have to try this boring summer photo

This Japanese grandma accidentally bought a derelict arcade

In sunny Chiba, Japan, a woman purchased a building that actually ended up encasing a time capsule of arcade goodness straight out of the late '80s through '90s. Among the relics were almost fifty Sega Aero and Astro City cab...   more

This Japanese grandma accidentally bought a derelict arcade photo

Denny's partners with Atari to let you play with your food

Holy Moons over My Hammy! While Denny's is remixing their foods as part of their new Greatest hits Remixed menu promotion they're also working with Atari to create some pretty weird videogame/food remixes. Expect flying hash ...   more

Denny's partners with Atari to let you play with your food photo

Goat Simulator is receiving a North American retail release via Deep Silver

Not too long ago, we announced that Goat Simulator would be receiving a retail release in the UK. A boxed version of the bizarre farm animal simulator was awesome news, but North American gamers were still relegated to the di...   more

Goat Simulator is receiving a North American retail release via Deep Silver photo

Universal Studios Japan has an awesome Resident Evil attraction in store

Oh, Japan. You get so much cool stuff that we can only ever dream of. Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan is hosting an upcoming Resident Evil event with Biohazard: The Real: 2, a "real-life" attraction that fill find parts of ...   more

Universal Studios Japan has an awesome Resident Evil attraction in store  photo

Preorder the latest Danganronpa spinoff in Japan and get a cuddly smartphone stand

Spike Chunsoft's Absolute Despair Girl: Danganronpa Another Episode is headed to retail shelves in Japan on September 25, and fans have yet another reason to get excited about the impending Danganronpa spinoff: this adorable ...   more

Preorder the latest Danganronpa spinoff in Japan and get a cuddly smartphone stand photo

Catlateral Damage has reached its oh-so-destructive Kickstarter goal

I've heard a lot about Catlateral Damage over the past couple of months, but seeing as it's just hit its Kickstarter goal, I'm paying a lot more attention. Today it reached its $40k funding goal and you know what that means:...   more

Catlateral Damage has reached its oh-so-destructive Kickstarter goal photo

There's a new Godzilla game rampaging toward PS3

Everybody run, it's a new Godzilla game! Though, due to the fact that this is a new release and we're only getting our first look at it, it's actually just a few screens and a meager bit of information. Still, we should get h...   more

There's a new Godzilla game rampaging toward PS3 photo

NECA's Master Chief motorcycle helmet is cool, but you might look like a dork in it

After purchasing the Halo 3 Legendary Edition and thinking the replica of Master Chief's helmet would be large enough to fit over my head, you can imagine how disappointed I was when I realized it would only house a copy of ...   more

NECA's Master Chief motorcycle helmet is cool, but you might look like a dork in it photo

This SDCC Pac-Man figure is the stuff of nightmares

If our attempts at Sonic fanfiction aren't enough to give you nightmares, then perhaps this bizarre Pac-Man figure complete with a segmented tongue can act as today's fuel for the most unsettling sleep of your life. Available...   more

This SDCC Pac-Man figure is the stuff of nightmares photo

We're celebrating Sonic's 23rd birthday the only way we know how

It's Sonic's 23rd birthday, and we couldn't let his big day go by unnoticed. We wanted to celebrate by paying tribute to the legendary hedgehog. A really hot, steamy, sexy, erotic tribute. In case that last sentence wasn't indication enough, this post isn't exactly family friendly. So, not safe for work content to follow. You've been warned. Enjoy.   more


Corridor Digital blows up all the goats in this Far Cry 4 short

Best part of Far Cry 3? Hunting animals. Or stealth killing entire outposts. Actually -- freeing a caged tiger in an outpost and picking off survivors from a distance. Yeah, that's my favorite. From what we've seen of Far Cr...   more

Corridor Digital blows up all the goats in this Far Cry 4 short photo

Conan O'Brien visits E3 again this year, gets cozy with Project Morpheus

Conan O'Brien has once again visited E3 to take a look at a selection of games, and addition to the jokes, you can also get a look at some gameplay that wasn't previously available. Conan checks out Sunset Overdrive, Entwine...   more

Conan O'Brien visits E3 again this year, gets cozy with Project Morpheus photo

The world's largest video game collection sells for $750k and I am extremely jealous

One of the most impressive game collections I've seen in some time was up for sale recently, and it sold for a whopping $750,250. That's over 11,000 games on systems from the Amiga to the WonderSwan. I'd list all the systems...   more

The world's largest video game collection sells for $750k and I am extremely jealous photo

Another World is a classically freaky platformer that's coming to PS4

The surreal platformer Another World is making its way to PS4 next week, and I couldn't be more excited. The game's 20 years old, for crying out loud, and yet it's somehow found a spot on a next-gen console so that people can...   more

Another World is a classically freaky platformer that's coming to PS4 photo

Reggie Fils-a-Mech returns to kick your ass

I've always found Nintendo to be endearing, but that feeling has grown stronger ever since the company started doing its Nintendo Direct presentations and silly skits like this. We first met Fils-a-Mech earlier this year and...   more

Reggie Fils-a-Mech returns to kick your ass photo

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed strips to its skivvies for this E3 trailer

The zany and bizarre Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed is positively riddled with strange situations, most of which involving people losing their pants, shirts, and quite possible their minds. That's exactly why I want to...   more

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed strips to its skivvies for this E3 trailer photo

You won't believe these Kirby pics that Dtoid drew, they will blow your mind and restore your faith in humanity

How's Destructoid wrapping up E3? Frantically cranking out previews from the press room? Hustling around the show floor to see as much as possible? We probably should be. Instead, we're drawing pictures of Kirby. Really really good pictures of Kirby.   more

You won't believe these Kirby pics that Dtoid drew, they will blow your mind and restore your faith in humanity photo

Square Enix: G-Bike mobile will 'incorporate the language of Final Fantasy VII'

This week at E3, Destructoid got the chance to sit down with Square Enix producer Ichiro Hazama and chat a bit about the bizarre Final Fantasy VII G-Bike minigame that's hitting the mobile platform soon. Speaking o...   more

Square Enix: G-Bike mobile will 'incorporate the language of Final Fantasy VII' photo

Cuddle up with your own alpaca lover in PacaPlus, headed to Steam

We brought you Hatoful Boyfriend, so you could experience love with pigeons. And now we bring you PacaPlus, so you can get it on with your alpaca girlfriend. Isn't she the cutest thing you've ever seen? Spending time with he...   more

Cuddle up with your own alpaca lover in PacaPlus, headed to Steam photo

Square Enix isn't really sure of what the 'G' in Final Fantasy VII G-Bike stands for

After interviewing Square Enix producer Ichiro Hazama on Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call during E3 this week, we took a few minutes to talk about his other upcoming game, Final Fantasy VII G-Bike. While...   more

Square Enix isn't really sure of what the 'G' in Final Fantasy VII G-Bike stands for photo

'Nintendo's white PlayStation 4 debuts'

Look, we all make mistakes -- some more severe than others -- but this? Haha. Thanks for the laugh this morning, Los Angeles Times. [Image source: @sibel47]   more

'Nintendo's white PlayStation 4 debuts' photo

Final Fantasy VII's 'G Bike' minigame is getting a full mobile release

Whatever your opinion is on where Final Fantasy VII ranks in the franchise, you can't dispute its iconic status. With minigames ranging from gambling to VR fighting to snowboarding, odds are you remember a lot of different p...   more

Final Fantasy VII's 'G Bike' minigame is getting a full mobile release photo

That moment when Ubisoft was super awkward at E3

Two Ubisoft employees did push-ups on stage at the company's E3 showcase today during a demo for upcoming Xbox One exclusive Shape Up.  It was weird, but also fun. That's pretty much a Ubisoft presser in a nutshell, isn't it?  We knew the French publisher's conference had the potential to be bizarre, awkward, or hilarious; but it truly surpassed expectations this year.   more

That moment when Ubisoft was super awkward at E3 photo

Ubisoft reveals CARGO SHORTS at E3 2014

Check out these awesome cargo shorts, courtesy of Julian Gerighty, creative director on The Crew. Well done, Ubisoft. Well done.   more

Ubisoft reveals CARGO SHORTS at E3 2014 photo

Harada holdin' it down

My boi.   more

Harada holdin' it down photo

Stay cozy with these Mr. Saturn 'belly warmers'

Have you ever had a hankering for an official Mr. Saturn belly warmer? I have. It's called "buying a T-shirt with Mr. Saturn on it." The cool thing about that is your shirt doubles as a torso warmer as well. If you buy a long...   more

Stay cozy with these Mr. Saturn 'belly warmers'  photo

Get a heart on with Hatoful Boyfriend, launching via Devolver Digital this summer

You've probably already played it, but Devolver Digital and developer Mediatonic are bringing the "hardcore pigeon dating sim" Hatoful Boyfriend to a PC and Mac near you this summer. Originally released in 2011, it became a c...   more

Get a heart on with Hatoful Boyfriend, launching via Devolver Digital this summer photo

Please send me on a One Way Trip, PlayStation

If you know anything about me, you know how much I love trippy things, and this PS4 title One Way Trip looks like it's going to be right up my alley. It's headed straight for PS4 and PS Vita when it debuts next year in 2015,...   more

Please send me on a One Way Trip, PlayStation  photo

No Pineapple Left Behind is the most bizarre game I've seen

Stop me if you've heard this one before: an evil wizard has appeared and turned all the school children in Boston into pineapples. That's the idea behind No Pineapple Left Behind, a very weird game that looks to combine a bu...   more

No Pineapple Left Behind is the most bizarre game I've seen photo

These Goat Simulator patch notes are funny

Coffee Stain Studios clearly had fun detailing patch 1.1 for Goat Simulator, which adds four-player local splitscreen, wallrunning, more goats, bike riding, and other stuff at no additional cost to you, valued player. Here's ...   more

These Goat Simulator patch notes are funny photo

Guile's theme really does go with everything

Wait for it... Wa-poosh! [More corgi goodness on the Goro@Welsh corgi YouTube Channel]   more

Guile's theme really does go with everything photo

Arma 3 go karts are no longer an April Fools' Day gag

I have a real love-hate relationship with April Fools' Day. I love the creativity on display, but hate that most of the cool things "announced" on that day are often just videos. Sometimes, the gags are real, and the results ...   more

Arma 3 go karts are no longer an April Fools' Day gag photo