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10:00 AM on 04.20.2010

Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 coming 2011, now with more jump

Capcom's next-gen Bionic Commando console game might have been a "miss" both critically and at retail, but most were in agreement that its digital download counterpart, Bionic Commando Rearmed, was an astounding success. So ...

Nick Chester

8:00 PM on 04.16.2010

Bionic Commando: Rearmed team forms Might&Delight

The bunch responsible for graciously giving the world Bionic Commando: Rearmed has founded a studio of its very own: Might&Delight. Is that an amazing name for a company or what? As the tags for this post probably gave aw...

Jordan Devore

4:00 PM on 08.13.2009

The Memory Card .63: Auf Wiedersehen!

"The Memory Card" is a seasonal feature that dissects and honors some of the most artistic, innovative, and memorable videogame moments of all time. I have witnessed a multitude of videogame moments over the years t...

Chad Concelmo

3:42 PM on 08.12.2009

GRIN shuts down

GRIN’s situation was as dire as recent reports indicated. Following several office closures and heavy layoffs, GRIN announced that the studio is no more. In a somber message on its official Web site, founders Ulf and Bo...

Brad Nicholson

10:40 AM on 07.28.2009

Bionic Commando PC finally hits retail, Steam

Bionic Commando -- the new one, not Rearmed or the NES classic -- is now available for PC at retail stores and Steam for $39.99. Actually, scratch that. If you pre-purchase from Steam, you can save a few bucks; also, there's ...

Jordan Devore

3:00 PM on 07.26.2009

Bionic Commando patch is up, makes PS3 owners girlie men

Yesterday it appears that a patch was released for Bionic Commando: Rearmed over PSN. The update is a bit of a mixed bag, unless you're a total wuss and can't beat the game as it is. See it does allow for Trophy support, whic...

Matthew Razak





11:00 AM on 07.08.2009

GameStop now selling Bionic Commando for $19.99

"It's worth checking out to play with the swing mechanics and to see the game's impressive visuals," Conrad wrote in the Destructoid review of Bionic Commando, "but I wouldn't recommend wasting more than a few ...

Nick Chester

2:40 PM on 07.03.2009

Top Ten Gaijin Games: Bionic Commando Edition

[Destructoid's Japanese correspondent, 50ft. Samurai, takes a look at last week's "Gaijin" game sales in Japan.]As reported here on Destructoid a couple weeks back, Bionic Commando managed to wrangle a surprising 34...

Nick Chester

3:40 PM on 06.22.2009

Ironic Commando: Is Japan the last hope for Bionic Commando?

[Destructoid's Japanese correspondent, 50ft. Samurai, reports in on how Capcom's Bionic Commando is faring in Japan.] Bionic Commando, as you have heard, did not exactly set the world on fire. Despite a lengthy development pr...

Nick Chester

10:00 AM on 06.15.2009

Bionic Commando swings on by, sold only 27,000 copies

Perhaps you saw what we thought of Capcom's Bionic Commando. We didn't give it a terrible score. It's just that it wasn't anything special to us. It didn't commando our attention, you might say.In fact, this reboot of the bel...

Dale North

10:00 PM on 05.25.2009

Bionic Commando: Rearmed is cheaper now, we promise

Microsoft’s Deal of the Week (for real this time) is Bionic Commando: Rearmed. Starting today through the rest of the week, the 2008 Xbox LIVE Arcade title is available for 400 Microsoft Points instead of the usual 800 ...

Brad Nicholson

8:40 AM on 05.25.2009

Bionic Commando multiplayer leaderboards are live

Web-based leaderboards for the multiplayer arm of Bionic Commando are now live and functional. Over the weekend, Capcom’s Seth Killian updated his Capcom-Unity blog and noted the working status of the Xbox LIVE and Play...

Brad Nicholson



Review: Bionic Commando photo
Review: Bionic Commando
by Conrad Zimmerman

Bionic Commando is a game I think very few of us ever saw coming. Sure, the NES game is a classic and very popular with American audiences but it had been so long that it was hard to imagine a follow-up would ever occur. Due to the efforts of Ben Judd, producer, this beloved franchise is being launched headlong into the modern age of gaming.

I've been anticipating this game for a very long time. Was it worth the wait? Umm... well, hit the jump and we'll talk about it, mmkay? 

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11:40 AM on 05.21.2009

Heather Mills demanded to star in Bionic Commando? (Update)

I greet this story with some skepticism, because it comes from Britain's most popular tabloid dishrag The Sun (which I won't be linking to), and if you follow UK "journalism" at all, you'll know that the British tab...

Jim Sterling

10:40 AM on 05.18.2009

Bionic Commando: Rearmed available for 400 Points (Update)

Microsoft’s latest Deal of the Week is relevant, guys.  For this week only, you’ll be able to download Grin’s Bionic Commando: Rearmed for 400 Microsoft Points instead of the typical retail price of 800...

Brad Nicholson

6:00 PM on 05.17.2009

Bionic Commando sequel already a go?

The new Bionic Commando hasn't even hit shelves yet but in this day and age games have sequels before they're even created. So how do we know that we might be getting a sequel to Bionic Commando some time in the future? A ser...

Matthew Razak