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El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is one of my most eagerly awaited games of 2011, and Japan has just been confirmed for an April 28 release date. There's no word for us worthless roundeyes yet, but have some screenshots ...


It's been a while since we got to chat about El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron, so it's fortunate that Ignition has spewed up a luvverly bunch of fresh screenshots. Now, I could tell you why I'm excited for this game...


If you've ever read all the rape, genocide and deep-seated racism in The Bible and thought to yourself, "Man, that sounds like my kind of world," then this is the game for you! The Bible Online allows players to "slip into th...


When games are criticized in America, the attack usually comes from some right-wing fundamentalist Christian nutcase. That's not to say that other religions can't get in on the fun, though. Writer Ebrahim Saifuddin belie...


Sawaki Takeyasu, character artist for Okami and Devil May Cry, is taking to the director's chair for El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, a sweet looking action game inspired by The Old Testament's Book of Enoch.  The ...


Worried that videogames may be teaching your children to worship the Horned One? Fear not, my good friends, because a righteous crusader is here to save us all! Philadelphia paper The Bulletin sheds light on mostly old and/or...


The Church of England synod, usually content to keep out of peoples' business and discuss gardening tips over a cup of milky tea, has decided to whine about videogames again, still carrying a vendetta it's carried since 2007,...


It wouldn't be Christmas without some good ol' fashioned Christian intolerance, would it? A bunch of radical wingnuts have taken issue with Modern Warfare 2, declaring that all decent people should denounce it and the "massac...


We've all seen fanboys before. Ranting and raving, upsetting themselves by pretending that other people are trying to upset them, feeling persecuted while happily persecuting others. Wait, did I just describe fanboys or relig...


Here are some new Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition screens to repent over. If you read other blogs, you may not have heard about this game because it seems that I'm the only writer who gives even a vague crap about the thi...


Remember that whole, "Pokemon is evil" fad that was popular among Christian extremists in the nineties? Ever seen a religious leader seriously ramble about the demonic influence of the Japanese game with a straight face? No?...


Left Behind Games, the company responsible for the insane Eternal Forces series, is bringing its classic brand of heavy-handed, poor-quality Christian wackiness to the Wii and Xbox 360 with a new game in the works called Bibl...


Thank God for the clergy! Those guardians of our frail humanity are always here to set things right, and they have protected us from Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, a game that glamorizes violence and promotes the occ...


For many years, I have pondered my purpose on this small planet we call Earth. Now, by the grace of God, who loves me best of all His children, I know what I have been destined to do with my precious gift of life. I was put h...


For those who can't get enough God on TV or in one of America's ten billion trillion Churches, B&H Publishing Group has the thing you've been waiting for! The Bible is coming to Xbox 360, via the Indie Games Channel. It w...


Remember a while ago when we said that the controversial (and decidedly insane) Christian-themed RTS Left Behind: Eternal Forces would be sold in Walmart? The game's publisher has today declared that scheme a success, selling...


Most of you will have at least heard of the Left Behind series. For those that haven't, they're a series of screwed up PC titles that allow Christian extremists to either convert or kill non-believers. In a somewhat terrifyin...


Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition is one of the more obscure new games coming out, but it's certainly interesting. Its medieval setting and quasi-religious tone gives it a very unique premise, and today we've been introduce...


Well, maybe descend isn’t quite the right word. It’s more like they were peacefully standing outside the convention center waving signs with slogans like “EA = Electronic Anti-Christ,” and “Hell ...


Who is Lord Hanuman? Well, in case you aren't familiar with the name, he's a monkey god held beloved by followers of Hindu. In the ancient Sanskrit epic the Ramayana, Hanuman leads a monkey army to fight a demon king. Sounds ...


I could make the obligatory Monty Python reference, but I'll leave that for others. Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition was revealed a few weeks ago, and now developer Flying Fish Works is back to promote the intriguing title...


Ever since Jack Thompson lost his job, I resolved to stop covering the man's antics until he did something supremely stupid. That said, I could not resist following up on the suspicions that had been aroused yesterday when I ...


We all like a good laugh here at Destructoid, which is why we're more than happy to chat about Imam Nabil Al Awadi, an extremist Islamic leader who wants more videogames about slaughtering Jews. Oh Mr. Awadi, you do make us l...


A mother in Indiana is currently kicking up a stink after discovering an alleged religious message in the kid-focused DS game Baby Pals. Bought for her 8-year-old daughter, the game speaks a phrase that sound a lot like &qu...


With Swordfish Studios hung out to dry by Activision's swathe of studio merger destruction, the future of 50 Cent: Blood in the Sand, has been called into question. We can all breathe a sigh of relief, however, as Swordfish i...


If you were worried that you'd be burning in Hell for all of eternity because you shot someone in Grand Theft Auto, then fret not, my son. According to the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, a reader was seriously concerne...


I am convinced this is a joke, but some people online seem to be taking it seriously. Apparently one man has gone on a crusade to fight against the "war on creationism" that is Spore, claiming that EA's game teaches...


The Christian Examiner Online has published what it claims to be an "in-depth" report on videogame violence -- a report so deep, in fact, that it refers to Grand Theft Auto IV as "GT4" and is loaded with a...


Sometimes a game can come along and make you feel something you've never felt before. In the case of Fruit Mystery, I present you with the unique opportunity to role play as a child at the zoo who rubs salsa on the genitals o...


Let's be honest here -- we all know that the ESA's public image of late is not, shall we say, spectacular? However, when the organization brings out a politician to deliver a keynote speech, a politician that has publicly bac...


Barcade in Brooklyn hosted a little shindig yesterday in which it invited hopeful gamers to drink a few rounds and beat a world record or two, although not necessarily in that order. Official judges from Guinness were there t...


While videogames are demonized as a moral cesspool of sex and violence, The Bible is considered to be "the good book," that must be read by everyone. it is especially popular among the right wing Christian extremist...


Reader Kariomart emailed me with the above video, explaining that he was unsure if the entire concept was a joke or if this was a serious, sincere venture. The game in question is called The Zoo Race, and is a Christian game ...


Gamers, I am overjoyed to meet you face to face. You've been getting quite a name all around the place. Healing Heavies, spawning from the dead ... and now I understand you're l33t ... at least that's what you've said. So ......


On up? To the East Side? To a deluxe apartment in the sky? No, my fellow sprite loving friends, to Sundays!That’s right; starting this week, RetroforceGO! (tied for first as the best podcast on Destructoid) will be reco...


If you're as cool and hip as myself, you'll doubtless be aware of Bibleman, the classic collection of DVDs about a God-fearing superhero who fights for justice using the power of religion. The wearer of the full armor of God ...


Coming out alongside a new title called Otona No Ds Kao Training (Face Training) is a new camera that plugs into that Game Boy Advance slot on the bottom of your Nintendo DS that you rarely use anymore. The camera 'sees&#...


Disclaimer: The above video contains scenes of ridiculous awesome, and things that will make you question the value of your own life. Keep in mind that the gentleman you are about to see is almost certainly a cyborg, and ha...






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