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Selling 100 million is a good stopping point, right?
The Wii may have secured a solid lead ahead of the Xbox 360 and PS3 with a tidy 100 million units under its belt, but let's face facts: its time in the sun is over. With the 3DS dominating in Japan and the US and the Wii U ne... read feature

StreetPass

StreetPass relay system will now allow six tags at once


That's much better
Oct 01
Remember when Nintendo announced that the 3DS' StreetPass function would be improved so that you would get tagged whenever you passed through a Nintendo Zone location? The way the system works, two 3DS owners don't have to be... read
Wii Party U

Wii Party U lets you knit and scoop water


So exciting
Oct 01
Man, the four-player fun in Wii Party U just doesn't let up! You can play "Water Runners," in which you scoop up water from a river... then pour it into a bottle! Then there is a game where you lay the GamePad and all Wii Re... read
Bravely Default

Another Bravely Default trailer to slobber over


Slightly default from the last English trailer
Oct 01
Another English trailer for the Square Enix 3DS RPG Bravely Default? Yes, please! Some of the voices are a bit grating, but at least we'll have the option of switching to Japanese when the game comes out next year. By the wa... read
A Link Between Worlds

A Link Between Worlds will allow you to sequence break


You'll be able to rent items before entering dungeons
Oct 01
For the longest time now, the common Zelda formula has been (1) enter dungeon, (2) get item from dungeon, (3) use that item to beat that dungeon, and (4) go to new dungeon and get new item. A Link Between Worlds is going to b... read
Ace Attorney 5

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies demo on eShop today


I have no objections
Oct 01
Getting ready for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies on October 24? Pump yourself with a demo on the 3DS eShop today. Get your finger pointing on as soon as you can. read
Smash Bros.

Sonic vs. Mega Man in Smash Bros. 4!!!


MY DREEEEEEAAAAAAM!
Oct 01
IN THIS WOOOOOOOORLD, WHERE LIFE IS STROOOOOOOONG!IN THIS WOOOOOOOORLD, LIFE'S AN OPEN BOOK!IN THIS WOOOOOOOORLD, WHERE COMPROMISE DOES NOT EXIST!IN THIS WORLD OF WORLDS, EVERY STEP MEETS THE REST! Sonic in Smash 4, everyone! My dream of Sonic vs. Mega Man will happen! read
Super Mario 3D World

Super Mario 3D World lets you clone yourself


And Bowser has a pimp ride
Oct 01
In this morning's Nintendo Direct, CEO Satoru Iwata revealed a whole bunch of new abilities for Mario and crew in the upcoming Wii U platformer. By picking up a cherry, you can clone your character several times. Kuribo's Sh... read
Mighty No. 9

Mighty No. 9 will rock the PS4 and Xbox One


Make it RAIN!
Oct 01
THREE. POINT. THREE. MILLION. DOLLARS. GOD. DAMN. I was honestly worried for a while there, but the PS4 / Xbox One stretch goals were met with just a day left to go! The Unreal Engine-powered Mighty No. 9 is making people hap... read
But still no unified account system
Alright! The long-awaited summer fall Wii U firmware has arrived! We've been patient, and now we finally have our unified account system! Thank you for answering our cries, Nintendo! ... Wait... where's our unified account sy... read feature

Pokemon

Pokemon grave stone fills me with all the feels


Catching shinies in the afterlife
Sep 30
Among the readers here, I'm sure there are a few who are so engaged in videogames that they've effectively become your identity. Will your game-playing habits be what you are remembered for long after you've passed on? A man ... read
Mighty No. 9

Here's a test video of Mighty No. 9 on Unreal Engine


Inafune's latest is getting the Guilty Gear Xrd treatment
Sep 30
No time to rest! The Mighty No. 9 train keeps right on rolling through the final day! Choo choo! The Monday update brings word that Mighty will take a page out of the Guilty Gear Xrd playbook and run on the Unreal Engine. A ... read
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Playable Risky Boots is a go for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero


And $1.3 million for animated cutscenes!? Not gonna happen...
Sep 30
It's been slow goings ever since the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Kickstarter met its base goal last week, but no need to lose hope just yet! The $500K Risky Mode has been funded! As the sexy pirate villainess Risky Boots, you'll... read
The Adventures of DnB

Duane & BrandO's remastered LP is ready for yo' bawls


NES all up in this beast with LP of Devastation [Remastered]
Sep 30
It's been almost a year since the comedy rock-rap duo of "8-Bit Duane " Zuwala and "The Amazing BrandO" Lackey made peace with each other following a very intense falling out. Back in the studio as The Adventures of Duane &a... read
The Weekend Hotness

The Weekend Hotness: I'm reading the sh*t outta One Piece


Check out everything Destructoid did today
Sep 29
Despite its being the best-selling manga in Japan, I never jumped aboard One Piece. The weird, noodly art style had always turned me off, so I never bothered giving it a chance. Then one day I said to myself, "Stop being a li... read
Mighty No. 9

Mega Man 2 composer joins the Mighty No. 9 team


Manami Matsumae and Takashi Tateishi unite!
Sep 29
With just two days left before donations close, the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter is exploding with all kinds of tasty treats. I hope you remembered to vote on your favorite Call design! Here's another bit of wonderful news: We we... read
Mighty No. 9

Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design


What do you want Beck's online co-op partner to look like?
Sep 28
Good news, everyone! The Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter received a sudden boost in its donation rate. We've cleared $2.75 million, which means we are getting online co-op! Yay! Now that we'll be able to play as Beck's partner Call,... read
Mega Man X

Mega Man X series to get a 12-disc music collection


It's like we're paying for life support coverage
Sep 28
*sigh* Let's skip the piss party this time and jump right to the nitty gritty. A listing on Japanese online shop Rakuten has appeared for Rockman X Sound Box, set to arrive on December 18, 2013. The 12-disc set is likely a so... read
The Daily Hotness

The Daily Hotness: Steam Controller 5 is alive!


Check out everything Destructoid did today
Sep 27
How about that new Steam controller, eh? Boy, it sure is something! Can you play Volgarr properly with it? If not, it can f*ck off. Today, Conrad and Jordan become mighty viking deities, Joshua Derocher gets wet thinking abou... read
He's gonna take you back to the past...
For years, James "Angry Video Game Nerd" Rolfe has suffered the worst that retro gaming could toss at him for the sake of your amusement. Why does he do it? Is he a masochist? Does the rage that burns inside with every sudden... read feature

JonTron

JonTron died and on the third day rose again


He also plays some Hercules games
Sep 25
In the climactic war between Grump and Not So Grump, the mighty Jafari fell to the cunning Raptor. Tears were shed for the fallen, seemingly lost to the ether for eternity. Lo, Jafari was merely bidding his time, that he may... read
Chrono Trigger Symphony

Chrono Trigger Symphony Vol. 2 is hot and ready


Blake Robinson's second Chrono album takes the fight to Magus
Sep 24
Blake Robinson is in the process of reproducing the entire Chrono Trigger soundtrack into synthesized orchestral form, and the project started bearing fruit last month. For such a massive game with an equally massive score, ... read
RISE FROM YOUR GRAVE!
Can I talk about DuckTales Remastered for a minute? I'm not going to cite any specific examples, but I've read more than a handful of reviews that knocked Remastered down for being a bit too "classic" in the difficulty depart... read feature

Hip Tanaka

Composer Hip Tanaka honors Yamauchi with Nintendo remixes


Famed Nintendo musician pays respect to his old boss
Sep 23
Hiroshi Yamauchi, the man who made Nintendo a gaming empire, passed away last week. Though he may have been a cutthroat codger while at the company's helm, his influence cannot be denied. His former employees have no doubt fo... read
The Weekend Hotness

The Weekend Hotness: Eating with Dale around the world


Check out everything Destructoid did today
Sep 22
Games at TGS? I don't give a toss. Dale, please post more photos of the wonderful food you've been enjoying. Do an entire post just on that. My inner foodie hungers. Elsewhere this weekend, Jim Sterling starts Doorways on Now... read
The Daily Hotness

The Daily Hotness: Bohemian Gravity


Check out everything Destructoid did today
Sep 20
You could spend many years in grad school accruing massive amounts of debt to earn a master's degree in quantum physics. Or you could watch an a cappella parody of "Bohemian Rhapsody" that condenses all the material in six m... read
Uh-oh, SpaghettiOs

Mario SpaghettiOs!? Are we back in the 80s!?


Wash it down with some Hi-C Ecto Cooler
Sep 18
I thought this was a joke. It's not a joke. Campbell's has partnered with Nintendo to release Mario-branded SpaghettiOs. Why, yes, it is the year 2013. Back in the late 80s and early 90s, you couldn't toss a penny down a supe... read
Videri String Quartet

Videri String Quartet plays game music with class


Debut album Portals covers Journey, Skyward Sword, Kingdom Hearts II, and more
Sep 18
Do you like you game arrangements to have a flair for the classical? Then check out Videri String Quartet, a four-piece string cover band ready to dazzle you with their sensible covers of classic game tunes. After receiving ... read
Shantae

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games


Pirate's Curse and Half-Genie Hero receive a 'mighty' touch
Sep 17
We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to la... read
Mega Man music

Mega Man is getting two more anniversary albums


Capcom-sponsored albums by OverClocked ReMix and Sumthing Else Music Works
Sep 17
As excited as everyone is to watch the Mighty No. 9 train roll on through, there are still some admittedly cool -- and admittedly non-game -- things coming down the Mega Man pipeline. Capcom has commissioned another pair of 2... read
$2,200,000 in the bank, son!
You better believe I've had my eyeballs on the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter like a vulture. I wanted to spread the news as soon as the console port goal was finally cleared. That's right! Mere minutes ago, the donation amount cro... read feature

Gotta Catch 'Em All

Start hunting! Pokemon's 'Gotta Catch 'Em All' event


Big Poke Balls! Big prizes! I love it!
Sep 16
Pokémon X / Y launches on October 12, so to psych players up, The Pokémon Company is running a fun little event from now until the launch date. On Destructoid and several other sites across the net, you'll find... read






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