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El Shaddai hits Japan in April so have some screenshots

Jan 12
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 ... read

El Shaddai: Ascension Of The Metatron gets me sexy

Dec 10
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... read

The Bible Online is a new strategy MMO game ... seriously

Aug 25
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... read

Muslims shouldn't play games, urges Islamic writer

Jul 26
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... read

Okami artist goes biblical with El Shaddai for 360/PS3

Jun 11
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 ... read

'Satanic-themed videogames' concern Christian alarmist

Feb 24
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... read

Church: Games are a bubbling sewer of sexual pornography

Feb 13
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,... read

Insane Christian group wants to ban Modern Warfare 2

Dec 22
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... read

Fanboyism should be called religous fandamentalism

Dec 20
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... read

New Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition screens

Dec 18
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... read

Watch a mad Christian evangelist rant about Pokemon

Dec 11
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?... read

Left Behind devs making Bible Adventures for Wii/Xbox 360

Dec 10
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... read

Church attacks Resident Evil, Capcom fights back

Nov 25
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... read

Visions: The Christian MMORPG you never knew you needed

Nov 25
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... read

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... read feature


Shocker: Crazy Christian game selling well in the South

Nov 04
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... read

Walmart to sell that f*cked up crazy Christian game

Oct 13
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... read

Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition introduces Godric

Jun 09
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... read

E3 09: Protestors descend upon the Dante's Inferno booth

Jun 03
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 ... read

Hindu Society pissed about PS2 game, asks it be pulled

Apr 20
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 ... read

Hellion: Mystery of the Inquisition gets site and screens

Apr 16
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... read

Jack Thompson's secret Veggie Tales twin discovered!

Feb 21
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 ... read

Islamic leader wants more Jew-killin' in his videogames

Feb 02
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... read

DS game allegedly claims that 'Islam is the light'

Jan 28
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... read

Thank f*ck: 50 Cent game is done, bitches!

Nov 13
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... read

Killing in videogames is not a sin: CONFIRMED!

Sep 21
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... read

Is Spore the work of Satan? One Christian thinks so

Sep 10
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... read

Christian writer lays into videogames for 'in-depth' report

Aug 06
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... read

Drop whatever you are doing and melt your face with Fruit Mystery

Jul 09
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... read

E3 keynote speaker wants some of us to go to Hell

Jun 04
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... read

Guinness World Records for Tapper and Ms. Pac-Man set at Barcade event

Apr 11
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... read

Is The Bible less suitable for kids than gaming?

Feb 11
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... read

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