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The DC Universe Online keynote is streaming right now, so go catch it! Members of the press spent some time with the new content yesterday, an effort described by creative director Jens Anderson as "their best-looking DLC yet...
During last night's SOE Live keynote, president John Smedley gave the gossip-starved EverQuest fans one dangling carrot: an early taste of the game's musical score and some face time with legendary musical composer Jeremy So...
The show won't start until 12pm PDT, but there are already a thousand rabid fans squatting the chat room (myself amongst them) and people here in Las Vegas seem to have camped the convention center floor overnight for prime ...
How do you follow up a game that has captivated so many people for 15 for completely different reasons? Its not a task Sony Online Entertainment has taken to lightly: EverQuest Next has been scrapped twice since 2008 and is ...
Second wives, prepare your divorce papers: EverQuest Next is being unveiled this week.  Sony Online Entertainment kicks off their annual "SOE Live" game expo at 7pm tomorrow in Las Vegas, and I can barely ...
Its been a little bit since I've thrown some high-resolution videogame wallpapers up on a weekend, so have at you!  This gallery features ten 2560x1600 renderings from Mad Max, Killzone, Injustice: Gods amongst us, Batma...
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Lee Stokes, dlconor16, ChillyBilly, Nek, and Drunkus. Check your PMs, people!] During E3 I was lucky enough to hang out with Loot Crate, a service that sends you a gamer-and-geek themed ass...
A Nintendo representative walks us through the two-player versus mode "Bingo Battle" in Pikmin 3, where you must command your troops to mine resources to match pieces on a bingo board. Resources are limited, so you can block...
Yesterday we spent some hands-on time with Nintendo's holiday lineup for 2013, and talked about their strong core gamer titles for 2014. We saw some very cute and fun games that my family will surely enjoy, and pondered how ...
Did you know Destructoid was first started just to get into E3?  After obtaining press credentials and actually having a few readers to respond to, I decided that I would keep it going and looked into getting a booth, bu...
Hey ESA, can we get some light bulbs in the press bathrooms? The international boys can't aim.
There is little debate over who "won" E3 this year: In our internal poll following the conference most of our readers chose the PlayStation 4 as the superior contender. Sony put on a quite a strong show, came $100 under ...
We're pleased to announce that Atlus is the E3 badge holder sponsor this year, so fifty-thousand people will have magical controversial breasts on their own chests -- and have a chance to meet the man whose vision made Dragon...
A massive 58 image gallery of an early, half-textured alpha build of Battlefield 4 was making the rounds last night, presumably leaked from a private multiplayer test on the Xbox 360 ("Xenon" Build).  They're pretty...
Update: Nobody's sketch is even close! Here's a rotated more clear version to help you out. Let's play a game, shall we? Attached is the official badge insert for E3, blanked out on embargo until tomorrow morning. The die cut...
[Update: Square-Enix senior PR man David Yang tells Dual-Shockers that the posters are indeed a goof. It just goes to show: even the official artwork is not so official sometimes.] A sharp-eyed Redditor noticed a PC logo on o...
Update: Supererogatory found a Google cache snapshot of that URL, which quasi-confirms its existence (or incredibly elaborate joke).  The description of the game appears as follow: PLANTS VS ZOMBIES™ GAR...
The E3 show floor doesn't open until Tuesday, so until then we can only imagine what's inside from the rumors we've been following and posters littered around the Los Angeles Convention Center. The expo build-out is currently...
Destructoid is sponsored in part by PanelofGamers, a division of VGMarket, that pays gamers to complete focus group surveys from home. Some surveys offered right now are paying $20 per completion.  The names of...
This week Destructoid is sponsored in part by Walmart Games Center and Deadpool, who demonstrates his skills at irony and chimichangas. Kids, do not attempt these advanced culinary techniques at home without adult supervision and a video camera present. 
[Note: Article contains mild mission spoilers] Star Command is totally worth the $3, but the game is hella broken. Ironically, the more of a fiery death inferno your ship becomes the easier the game gets. If you haven't...
BREAKING: DESTRUCTOID LEADS THE ARMS RACE IN STUPID MILITARY DOMAIN NAMES San Francisco, CA - Somewhere near Philz Coffee and 24th Street It appears that EA has registered www.Battlefield13.com through www.Battlefield20.com, ...
Just a quick note: If you have multiple accounts on Destructoid and would like to keep them separate, please make sure they each have a different email account.  You can change your email and username by visiting your se...
Would you like to browse Destructoid posts by just using your arrow keys? Here you go. The tool was created by the folks at Nextly, a cool browser app that lets you skip from one post to another at the click of a key, and also lets you import your social feeds (or explore other favorite feeds, like Reddit). They're currently in beta and are curious to know what you think. Do want?
Yep. Try it right above our logo. You will need to Refresh Page to see it affect comments. For those of you blinded by our stark summer redesign I now bring you a fully-featured dark theme, complete with alternate button styl...
Four days ago the musical group "Cañada de la Cumbia" posted a tribute to Dragon Ball Z and the video is spreading like wildfire -- over 3.2 million views at the time of this posting.  Despite my last n...
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...
[Minor update: I moved my CPM real-world stats from the comments to the post so that its more visible] Whether you're an aspiring writer, an established games critic, or a hopeful webmaster building your first gaming site it ...
Did you know Destructoid has the most popular non-esports non-breast exploitation show on Twitch.tv? It's true. We may break 100,000,000 views before the year is over. Madness. Every day at 4pm Pacific Standard Time on Destru...
Destructoid loves Ridiculous Fishing. We can't stop talking about its clever design, quirky vernacular, and unmistakable prismatic aesthetic. Whenever I see strangers on the train playing the likes of trashy iOS games like&nb...
It's been a little bit since I've updated the archive, so here you go!  Enjoy some new wallpapers including Tomb Raider, Defiance, Injustice, Might and Magic Heroes, Star Citizen, World of Warplanes, and some random fant...
This week we're sponsored by Defiance, an MMO by Trion Worlds collaborating with Syfy, whose on-air and in-game worlds both share the same paced story progression.  The TV show and game launch on April 15th, and we've go...
[Disclosure: I'm a volunteer on their advisory panel, along with some other familiar faces you may know.] The floodgates have opened at GameLaunched.com, a new crowdfunding company focused on the games industry with inte...
I was befuddled when I received a mysterious postcard from Uruguay. Who do I know in Uruguay? The envelope felt thick, so I was anxious to see what was inside. The contents were increasingly peculiar: an outstretched han...
Our old readers know that I've been wanting this job long before websites existed, so to be here and celebrate 7 years of living the dream really just fills my heart with every passing year. I'm blessed. They still haven't ba...
[Webmaster Dojo is a column where I share my experiences running Destructoid, one of the last sites not owned by a media conglomerate or venture capital velociraptor. I'll sling exotic coffee bean water to keep servers on.] R...
Want a job in videogames, but suck at writing and design? How are your partying skills?  If you (or a group of friends) are looking to turn your gaming hobby into a business, I'd like you to consider GameWars Franchise ...
Games journalism criticism is a young field of business. As with any emerging practice it often likes to talk about itself, not because games writers are pretentious masturbatory bastards, but because we care to do the best j...
Priceless. [Artwork by Farrow on NeoGaf. Thanks, Cybii]
Last week Destructoid rolled out a new feature, as requested on our Uservoice forum, that allowed our editors to group clusters of stories together around a specific product (instead of using related tags or creating a t...