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Sup Holmes

'Hashtag activism' and other oxymorons with Social Justice Warriors' Eric Ford


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Apr 05
[Update: Show's over folks! Thanks to everyone who tuned in. The rerun should be up soon. Here's a brief interview I did with Eric at PAX East 2015 to tied you over in the meantime.] Happy Easter everyone! Wait, was that off... read
EarthBound

First Ness, now his game? EarthBound 'sold out' on Club Nintendo reward list


Sad-Ness
Apr 05
[Please Give Us Strength art by Zarla] Pre-orders for the GameStop exclusive Ness amiibo went up last week, and it was pretty much a disaster. GameStop.com ended up being taken offline as a result, and in-store orders took up... read
Zak McKracken

Zak McKracken fan film feels alien in all the right ways


'If you've recently been feeling stupid, trust me, you're not the only one'
Apr 05
In my mind, Zak McKracken is the unsung hero of the classic LucasArt point-and-click line up. If the Monkey Island series is analogous to a crowd-pleaser like Back to the Future, then Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders ... read
Retro City Rampage

Retro City Rampage DX gets a boxed edition for PS Vita


Time to rise from your grave, Player
Apr 05
When Retro City Rampage was earlier in development, its creator Brian Provinciano printed up some promotional materials that looked like Sega Master System and Nintendo Entertainment System boxes. That wasn't just a cute mark... read
[Samus and the burger by Evazhou] If you live in the Northeastern United States, you are well aware of the historical snowfall we endured this winter. Everyday existence in Boston this past February was like living inside of... read feature

Chungus

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures Miiverse loses screenshot sharing


Please, hold the chungus
Apr 04
[Update: Comment from the game's developer on the situation can be found here.] Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures is not just for fans of the Angry Video Game Nerd. I know this from personal experience. I'm completely lukewarm... read
Lovers

Exclusive: Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime lets you Rollo on Orion


A walk through this beautiful co-op strategy shooter
Apr 02
We first heard about Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime back in 2012, the day after Hotline Miami first turned the world on with its neosmile, and well before Microsoft's latest home console was anywhere on the h... read
Nintendo's April Fools Nintendo Direct was no joke. While there wasn't a whole lot there that would interest people who aren't existing fans of the publisher, there was something for just about everyone who already enjoys Nin... read feature

1001 Spikes

Am I going to be in 1001 Spikes?


Maybe...
Apr 02
[Update: Nicalis also confirmed that the game is definitely coming to Europe.] It's no secret that 1001 Spikes was one of my favorite games of 2014. It's also one of my most anticipated games of 2015. There's been an update i... read
Senran Kagura

Fake VR boob goggles showed me that 'two party politics' are no good for gaming


Maybe it was inevitable
Mar 31
Last week, Steven Hansen did a news story about some fake boob-infused videogame consoles that Marvelous made up to promote the next Senran Kagura game. I did a video about those videos for our YouTube channel, and it w... read
Sherlock Holmes

A lot of people want a game about Black Steampunk Sherlock Holmes


If Lucy Liu can be Watson, why can't Sherlock be brown?
Mar 30
This concept art for a new Sherlock Holmes game isn't new. Former Starr Mazer artist Christina Antoinette threw it together a while ago, but for whatever reason, it's found new life on Twitter over the past few days... read
BitSummit

Japan's premiere indie game festival teams with Indie Megabooth


BitSummit returns this July with big announcements
Mar 30
Just yesterday, James Mielke appeared on Sup Holmes to talk about his work at Shinra Technologies. EGM, 1up, Q Games, Q Entertainment, and (you guessed it), BitSummit, the little Kyoto indie games convention that has altered ... read
Sup Holmes

Milky Holmes is finally a reality with James Mielke


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Mar 29
Today Sup Holmes we welcome James Mielke, formerly of 1UP, EGM, Q Entertainment, Q Games and now of Shinra Technologies. We're going to be talking all about his long and illustrious career. Get to know us!~ read
Playboy

Do you consider Playboy to be a 'legitimate gaming news outlet?'


Is this the future of 'buying it for the articles'?
Mar 25
As I was editing a video recap of Steven's news post about fake VR boob goggles, it struck me how deeply breasts have ingrained themselves into the world of videogames. How many arguments about sexual objectification vs. sex... read
Daisy's Quest

Daisy swings a mean bat in this fan game mock-up


Casey would be proud
Mar 24
People want more Daisy. The Iconoclasts' Joakim Sandberg already showed us his plans for an adventure starring Sarasaland's finest. One particularly passionate fan even wrote a lengthy article in first person about why Daisy... read
Sup Holmes

Dave Oshry, one of gaming's biggest charmers, wants to be less like Saul Goodman


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Mar 23
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Last  Sunday on Sup H... read
Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes explodes into Aether with Tyler Glaiel


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Mar 22
[Update: Show's over folks! Thanks again to Tyler for hanging out with this. The rerun should be up this week. In the meantime, here is a cute Bombernauts trailer.] Today on Sup Holmes we welcome Tyler Glaiel to the program.... read
Samba de Amiibo

I tried to recreate the Attack on Titan intro with amiibo


A Samba de Amiibo special event
Mar 22
Thanks to my incredible skills with Windows Movie Maker and the volunteer help of a few shirtless hunks, I present to you the grand finale of Samba de Amiibo season one. It's an almost shot-for-shot recreation of the intro t... read
Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes rises for charity with Dave Oshry


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Mar 15
[Update: Thanks to Dave for being on the show! We'll have the rerun stitched together for you soon. In the meantime, he's a trailer for Super Galaxy Squadron.] Sup Holmes is going live with David Oshry (Rise of the Triad... read
Dropsy

Did a clown who farts in a Porta Potty win PAX East?


Dropsy like it's hot
Mar 15
Last week on Sup Holmes, I ranted to David Fox about how his game Zak McKracken is the greatest point and click adventure about subversion of corporate power structures, empathy,  and opening your eyes to the world... read
Final Fantasy Type-0

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD features school girls Vs. dragons on ice


Off-screen fun for the whole family
Mar 15
Our full review of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is coming up tomorrow, but in the meantime, here is some off-screen footage of the game to get you thinking. As a lapsed fan of the series (the last main series Final Fantasy game I... read
Sup Holmes

David Fox on forming LucasArts with George, writing with Douglas Adams and more


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Mar 15
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Last Sunday's Sup Holmes i... read
Nintendo is famous for frustrating some of their diehard fans. The irony is, those fans are only frustrated because Nintendo is doing a lot of things right. It may not let us buy a lot of their products, and it often ta... read feature

Dan Adelman worked for Nintendo for many years, and was one of their unsung heroes for much of that time. While he has consistently voiced affection and respect for the company, he did end up resigning last year, in part bec... read feature

Social Justice Warriors

Did Social Justice Warriors Win PAX East?


Hard to tell the SJWs from the trolls sometimes...
Mar 11
Mere seconds ago, I discovered that I am on the original list that inspired the development of a game called Social Justice Warriors. There is even an attack in the game based on some of the specific wording found ... read
When we last checked in with Samus, she was trying to score an interview with Tim Rogers, co-creator of Videoball. Despite the fact that she's been appearing in videogames for over 25 years, he still didn't know who she was.... read feature

Sexy Nintendo is inevitable. Some will try to fight it, or even mock it. In doing so, they are choosing to live on the wrong side of history. I know how they feel. I scoffed along with the rest of them back when the burgeoni... read feature

D4

The Kinect's best game may come to PC, compliments of Swery


Swery showed of a build of D4 on PC at PAX East
Mar 09
We'd seen the tweets hinting at it before, but over this past weekend at PAX East, Dark Dreams Don't Die on PC became a reality, at least for a few days. Swery, creator of Deadly Premonition and Dark Dreams Don't Die (D... read
Mineplex

Weirdest thing at PAX East 2015: Mineplex freezing cold fan line


Popular Minecraft Lets Players meet fans on the streets
Mar 08
Videogame events are know for their strange sights, but after going to PAX or E3 for a few years, one can start to feel like they know what to expect. That sense of routine was thrown out the window this past Saturday while ... read
David Fox

Meet the third ever employee of LucasArts right now


Get to know the people who make great videogames
Mar 08
[Update: Show's over folks! The rerun should be live this week. In the meantime, he're a clip of David talking about working with George Lucas from Video Games: The Movie.] David Fox created the best point and click game eve... read
What Samus Wants

Samus tries to interview Tim Rogers at PAX about Videoball


Guest starring Lollipop Chainsaw's Juliet Starling
Mar 06
We've got a whole lot of PAX East 2015 coverage headed your way over the next week. On the video front, a lot of our coverage will feature Destructoid regulars like Jed Whitiker and myself talking to videogame developers and... read
Game director Tomm Hulett has been working in the industry since he was a kid, starting with a job testing NES games. Since then he's worked on everything from Persona, Contra, Silent Hill, and Adventure T... read feature







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