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Today's Grand Theft Auto V title update was more than an unlock to play Grand Theft Auto Online. It also fixed some issues in the Story Mode. Here's the breakdown: Fix for interface issues when using Internet on the cell pho...


Rockstar's ambitious Grand Theft Auto Online launches tomorrow for those that have Grand Theft Auto V. How will you access it? First you'll need to download a Title Update that will be released on the PlayStation Network and ...


GameTrailers went on a tour of Los Angeles to compare the real city streets to that of Grand Theft Auto V's Los Santos. The video tour focuses on the big touristy spots around Santa Monica, with some glimpses at Hollywood too. So how do the two compare? Pretty close for the most part. Santa Monica pier isn't as lively in Los Santos as in real life,


Digging into the finer features of the Monster Hunter series can often feel like academic research. I just want to kill giant dragon creatures, consarnit! It's not like I want to write a graduate thesis on the blasted thing! ...




Kojima Productions, makers of the Metal Gear series and largely why people put up with Konami's sh*t still, has opened up a Los Angeles branch. The studio is currently looking to create a new team, and there are a number of o...


Kojima Productions confirms that they're looking to open a new studio in California. A tweet from senior producer Kenichiro Imaizumi says that they're looking to set up shop in The Golden State, but only if they "can find the...


Nintendo will host a launch event in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 6-10 p.m., for Rhythm Heaven Fever, and hands-on sessions and giveaways are planned for the event. They're teaming up with iam8bit and Giant Robot to throw a party ...


California tried to establish unconstitutional regulations on videogames and failed miserably. Brown v. ESA had the Court voting 7-2 to Alpha Counter a 2005 California law that would put an unlawful lock on game distribution....


While the East Coast is home to MAGFest, the West Coast has been a little left out in the retro gaming and indie music festival scene. Well that's about to change as a new festival called Rockage will be debuting in San Jose ...


Capcom is hosting a Fright Club this Thursday at the Mezzanine in San Francisco. Much like their Fight Clubs, this will be your chance to play Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City and Resident Evil: Revelations before their ...


Shigeru Miyamoto was already in California to attend tonight's Spike Video Game Awards, so he took some time out from his trip to...go to the mall? The legendary game maker is shown in the photo above behind the wheel of a IR...


Attention San Francisco folks! There's a new arcade in town and it's the last refuge for you fighting fans within the city. Southtown Arcade just opened up shop and is a simple little spot with just over a dozen arcade cabine...


TimeGate is coming to San Francisco this Thursday to show off Section 8: Prejudice's multiplayer. What does this have to do with you? Well if you happen to live in the Bay Area and are over 21, you can come by and play the ga...


Looks like Guitar Atomik was right. In this new trailer for Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, the dreaded Dormammu shows his fiery face in what could be a last boss/major villain-sort of role. No sign of Dr. Strange so far, but if Capcom...


Video Games Live is a celebration of all things videogame music. The concert travels the world performing music from our favorite games and it's a concert you need to experience at least once in your life time. The concert i...


Since neither The Lord of the Rings: Conquest or Mercenaries 2: World in Flames were met with warm reception, the Internet seems to have collectively decided that the widespread layoffs at Pandemic and integration into EALA w...


Although E3 proper doesn’t start until this Tuesday, we hoofed it down to the Los Angeles Convention Center to pick up our badges and to see how things were going. With two more days to go until the big event officially...


I knew it. I knew someone was listening. Right after Majesco trademarked Babysitting Mama, I joked around and said that someone should make a male version of the game. And then Activision announces Science Papa for Wii and DS...


The careers page at Square Enix's North American Web page let slip that they're working on an action-oriented original IP. Square Enix is needing programmers for this new game, so they have to let them know where they're goin...


The general consensus is that the 2008 E3 Business and Media Summit sucked. And everyone you asked had their own reasons to say so. Some took issue with the ghost town of a convention hall, which seemed lifeless compared to p...


Poke around on the Internet, and you'll see a lot of videogaming Web sites throwing a negative spin on E for All's inaugural year. A few bloggers and journalists snapped a few photos of what appeared to be an empty Los Angele...


 You've read the news.  You know the venue.  If you'll be anywhere near the Los Angeles convention center next weekend and want to play Smash Brothers Brawl, Metal Gear Solid 4, Guitar Hero 3, and smell the swe...


As Nintendo packs up and heads out of Redmond, a few of Nintendo's power players have decided to stay behind, Marketing VP George Harrison included. Nintendo is moving to hang out with the cool kids in San Francisco and New Y...


Mega64 (remember their 'greatest skit ever'?) has updated their news page with a big fatty chunk of news, some new announcements, and some event attendance reminders. Oh, and this, if you dig that kind of thing. Thei...


We receive all kinds of email at Destructoid. We mostly get death threats, naked women covered in video games, news tips, legal threats, polar bear ransom letters, and desperate pleas for Summa's home address. Once in a ...


Yesterday marked the first day of the MI-6 video game marketing conference held at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco. The niche event was formed by a trade group "designed to support the video game industry's markete...


The New York Times is running a story about a California college student named Jonquel Brooks who went on the lam after killing one man and wounding two others with gunfire. The unfortunately-named young man apparently was e...


Look, I drink......and from time to time I have the luck of meeting some great people in the industry. Aside from my chance meeting with Jesus at a bar in Denver, Zach Selwyn is one of the nicest people I have ...


As promised, Destructoid locked in 300 advance VIP tickets for our readers and are available starting today until they sell out. Here's the link with my super secret code (dtoid):http://tix.eforallexpo.com/index.html?i=d...


ZOMG a Blizzard party! The details for Blizzcon 2007 were just announced on their official Web site, along with a programming gig if you're l337 and seeking. Here's what you can expect: "BlizzCon is a celebration...


Got plans for October? Besides scaring little boys and girls in a robot helmet, Destructoid will be hanging out at E for All in LA for the four days of the show ... plus an extra 7 hours of earlybird gaming for breakfast (o...


Wanted: Demoralized lanky dog-named man capable of breathing in space while battling hostile vegan aliens in a wantonly landscaped world where everything is covered in a revolutionary next-gen non-slip Turtle Wax. Skills req...


Diversification is important for a growing gaming business, as is stockpiling marinara sauce and not making offensive Mario impressions when Italian people visit. This is why we broke in a local Bucca De Beppo and completely...


Friday. Happy hour. Lights out. Go tell your boss to shove it and that you're not working next week because you're taking a spontaneous trip to San Francisco to party with us. Summa, Ron, Colette, Nex, Dyson, and the ...


Now that I have been officially “beaten in” by the Destructoid gang, I just wanted to introduce myself -- I am resident nOOb, Chad! I would shake all of your hands, but I am not sure where they have been. Sorry. W...


Leave it to sub-par gaming mag GamePro to pick and change the name of an already awkwardly-named GamePro Expo to the even shattier moniker of Entertainment for All Expo -- or as the cool kids call it, E for All Expo. Couldn&...


Destructoid has four more free copies of Lost Planet: Extreme Condition to give away, and we're giving all of them to our best Photoshoppers. All you have to do is get creative with a few of the screenshots. Rules: Using...


As you may have heard, we are giving away free copies of Lost Planet on the Xbox 360 all week long. Today we're giving away another 2: Here's how you win your free copy:1) One winner for the guy that answer this quest...


San Francisco is home to the Sony PlayStation store, and for last two days it has also been home to something else: the hardcore. Over 750 people were lined up and waiting outside the Metreon when the PlayStation store starte...






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