When Arc Systems Works created BlazBlue, many assumed that Guilty Gear as we knew it was over. Guilty Gear 2: Overture certainly wasn't very encouraging. Well surprise surprise, Guilty Gear is back, with series co-creat... more
Yesterday, the Skullgirls Facebook page announced that the "Slightly Different Edition" patch was finally available on the Xbox 360 version of the game. The PlayStation 3 version was patched in November of last year... more
Like Jefailey from a few weeks back, the latest entry in the Divekick tournament is based on a real human being. Markman is the community and sponsorship manager over at Madcatz, and has become a mainstay of the FG... more
This must be punishment for every unpleasant word ever uttered in response to Shaquille O'Neal's off-court ventures -- his rap career, his starring roles in Kazaam and Steel, the mind-numbing Shaq Fu. I can only imagine that ... more
[Update: According to comment from Woolie Madden of the Two Best Friends series "Dave Lang and Adam actually put him [The Baz] in the game because Matt and I asked for him as our 'create your own character' donation reward [... more
You know what game series no one ever talks about? ClayFighter. I remember years ago competing in a Blockbuster challenge for it (Blob for life!), and how much of a big deal the Nintendo 64 game was, but alas, it's kind of a ... more
I'm not sure what it is about fighting games and leaks. It's almost as if their mere existence is a challenge for the world to determine the roster ahead of time. With Injustice: Gods Among Us, word got out that Lobo, Batgir... more
As a quick follow-up to yesterday's story on Tecmo Koei's latest coming to Japan, we now know that Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate is confirmed for North America and Europe, too. I mean, we had no doubts it was coming. It... more
After fans of NetherRealm's Injustice made noise about it not being part of EVO 2013's eight-game lineup, the fighting game tournament will now feature the excellent DC Universe fighter, according to EVO lead organizer Joey &... more
Remember that tease for something DOA related that featured Momoji? We were worried it would be for some silly character DLC. It turns out that it was a tease for a new game: Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate.
This week's Famitsu reveals that Dead or Alive 5 Ulitmate is coming to PS3 and Xbox 360. The only thing we know so far is pretty obvious by now: Momiji will be a playable character.
Stay tuned. more
The first of four post-release characters for Injustice: Gods Among Us arrives this week on PlayStation 3 and Xbox Live via paid download. Lobo is individually priced at $5 (400 Microsoft Points) and joined by a Teen Titans ... more
So wow, that whole How Animals Eat Their Food thing exploded. Over 55 million views and counting. Internet, you're so weird sometimes. Of course there's going to be spoofs of popular memes, such as the How Pokemon Eat Their ... more
Have you played Sleeping Dogs yet? If not what the hell is wrong with you? It's an amazing game, and you really have no excuse. Especially those of you with PlayStation Plus membership as it's about to become available for fr... more
All ya'll hustlaz, Snoop Dogg Corggi Lion is about to show you the Way. His game, Way of the Dogg, is available now on Xbox Live Arcade, priced at 800 Microsoft points. It's coming to the PlayStation Network soon.
The g... more
Injustice: Gods Among Us keeps on rolling with its DLC, with Lobo (available on May 7th), and screenshot confirmation of the existence of Batgirl. It seems as if in an intrepid user was able to uncover her within the in-game... more
You almost can't help getting excited after seeing the reaction of the audience in this recorded webclip from a stream that took place this weekend. As you'll see, there isn't a lot to go on. There's noise, then Ninja Gaiden... more
PlayStation's Spring Fever sale continues on with up to 50% off a ton of titles that are available through the PlayStation Network. This week's sale is related to PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, as the game itself plus ... more
RudeBootie on Reddit has decided to gather a bunch of animated backgrounds from fighting games like Garou: Mark of the Wolves and The Last Blade for seemingly no reason in particular. (As if a reason is ev... more
Ol' Twinkletoes is having a pretty good year with it being the Year of Luigi and all. He's got a new game, a new 3DS XL that looks like designer panties, and I hear he's dating Iwata now.
He's also having a good time wi... more
As we already knew, Lobo is going to invade the world of Injustice: Gods Among Us pretty soon -- May 7th, to be exact. If you want to get a look at him in action, check out this lengthy fight scene above where he battles Bat... more
Jefailey is the latest character to be revealed for Divekick!, the "two buttons, no controller" fighting game from Adam "Keits" Heart and Iron Galaxy studios. Like the recently announced style changing character Uncle S... more
I bought a coffee table earlier this year. I big, shiny, attractive one. Never had one before, but I knew I needed one for all of these beautiful videogame art books I've been collecting. I've got lots of Japanese imports, a ... more
Before BlazBlue, there was Guilty Gear. As one of my favorite fighting games of all time, the series has undergone a whole lot of updates, many of which were fairly unnecessary for all but the most hardcore of fans.
The newes... more
Walk forward. Make observations. Osmosis. Come out on the other side with knowledge.
The musical brilliance of GMC Fosho has graced Destructoid before, but now we even have a videogame-related reason to share him with you, thanks to this in-depth, incisive tutorial for Injustice: Gods Among Us, set to some delicious, Shirley Walker-inspired beats and poignant lyrics. more
I'm currently working my way through Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R for review (which came out yesterday for the PlayStation Vita), and I came across a major issue: there's no online play. Despite the fact that online mode... more
[Update: Contest over! Winners have been PM'd their codes.]
Last month we reviewed the amazing Darkstalkers Resurrection, and today you can win a copy of the game for yourself!
There are five XBLA and three PSN codes up for g... more
Injustice: Gods Among Us is finally here home consoles, and if you haven't had a chance to experience it yet, there is an iOS version available for free.
To be clear, this is not a full fighting game experience in the slighte... more
Last week's Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) had multiple tiers. Adam "Keits" Heart (creator of Divekick!) has been a champion level fighting game player for years, though as I got to know him, it felt more like mastering fighters... more
When DC Comics’ most popular heroes and villains appeared in 2008’s Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, Aquaman was nowhere to be found. Thought of as a laughing stock with a shaky history in videogames -- the less sai... more
This week Destructoid is sponsored by Age of Wushu, a brand new free-to-play martial arts-themed MMORPG. The game takes you through 2,000 years of Wuxia history focused on leveling your individual fighting styles, s... more
European Atlus fans have had it pretty rough recently. Shin Megami Tensei fans finally got Devil Survivor Overclocked on the 3DS nearly two years after the US and Japan, only to find that it currently has a game-breaking bug... more
A little over a month ago, NetherRealm head Ed Boon tweeted out a mysterious message, teasing the comic anti-hero Lobo. Immediately, everyone thought this was a confirmation for an Injustice: Gods Among Us character -- turns ... more
Uriah Hall is a rising middleweight MMA fighter and part of his success can be attributed to, of all things, Tekken. This latest episode of Vice's Fightland follows Uriah as he describes how Tekken helped with his training.
Capcom senior VP Christian Svensson has once again made an interesting remark in a response to a fan-submitted question on the Ask Capcom forums. On the topic of story modes in fighting games, and whether or not the company h... more
Last month, some evidence was uncovered that NetherRealm's 2011 Mortal Kombat game might be coming to the PC, but as always, grains of salt were passed around. Now there is some strong evidence that the game will be comi... more
Adam Heart is a champion level fighting game player, having competed at EVO and other competitions for many years. Now he's taken to game development, working with Iron galaxy to create Divekick. What started as a ... more
[Another gem from Destructoid's Golden Archives, this our most popular story of April 2008]
As you’ve no doubt been following the prospective U.S. presidential nominees, you must be asking yourself several question... more
It's possible that our earlier coverage of Divekick was a little to fast-paced for you to handle, so we sent Spencer Hayes to get further into the mind of its creator, Adam "Keits" Heart. In this interview, we learn the orig... more
Injustice: Gods Among Us is launching on April 16th, its new launch trailer will give you a general feel of the game's setup. Featuring some of the biggest names in the DC universe, Injustice will pit good against evil in fi... more
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 is getting a costume pack! You can dress up Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke in new outfits ranging from super weird to Hello Kitty. Although weirdly enough, you can't get the Hello Kitty ou... more
Capcom senior VP Christian Svensson recently said that fighting game re-releases are dropping in popularity, and now the sales numbers for Darkstalkers Resurrection confirm his theory.
After years of fans asking for a downloa... more
Injustice: Gods Among Us' fighter roster was fully revealed not too long ago, and some of the last characters we have yet to see in action were Killer Frost and Ares. Well not anymore as you can see them duke it out in this ... more
After a slew of high-def fighting game re-releases on modern consoles -- recently, Darkstalkers Resurrection -- you might be wondering which properties Capcom will turn to next. I'm sure there's an individual title ... more
A new advertisement for Injustice: Gods Among Us is starting into circulation and they're heading right for the comic fans by bringing in one of the more famous enthusiasts of (and contributors to) the medium, Kevin Smi... more
J-Stars Victory Vs, an upcoming insane looking fighting game that pits Shonen Jump stars Goku (Dragon Ball), Naruto (Naruto), Toriko (Toriko) and Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) against each other, has donned its first tea... more
Warner Bros. employee Brandon Alexander tweeted out a picture of the full character select screen for Injustice: Gods Among Us, which is set to launch on April 16 (it kind of just snuck up on us, right?).
Comic fans will be a... more
Arc System Works has their sights set on the PlayStation 4 as the platform to debut another new fighting series to the world, according to a Shoryuken-translated Dengeki interview with BlazBlue producer Toshimichi Mori. ... more
The next two characters to join Play Arts Kai's growing Super Street Fighter IV toy line are Ken and Sakura. I have to agree with Martin over at Tomopop, Ken's design works great with the Play Arts style of figures while Saku... more
Par for the course when a big game is about to drop, there is usually a mobile game or an app to go along with it. Injustice does the same, but with plenty of goodies on offer for those that take the plunge, there's little reason to resist. Plus Injustice on iOS is free, so that's cool. more
The demo for Injustice: Gods Among Us has released this week to Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network, so Jordan Devore and I decided we would give it a little look-see. What we found is that we're not very good... more