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Visceral Games bummed about Dead Space Extraction sales

Oct 20
According to a NeoGAF post from a Visceral Games employee- "It is a shame that no one bought this (Dead Space Extraction). As much as everyone made fun of Frank Gibeau's 'experiment', it will actually influence the SKU p... read

Two Worlds II gets screens as all Earth's babies cry out

Oct 19
When Two Worlds II was announced, it is said that Jesus Christ himself wept tears of purest piss and that every virgin girl in the world had her hymen shattered into a thousand bloodsoaked pieces. It was as if Adolf Hitler ha... read

Pre-purchase Painkiller: Resurrection, get free games

Oct 09
Painkiller: Resurrection? How embarrassing -- I forgot that game even existed. This may or may not have anything to do with the action-oriented first-person shooter getting about zero marketing. Just sayin', guys. The game do... read

Break-dance fighting and beaches in the Crystal Bearers

Oct 05
Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers... I still can't get over that name. It's got three more syllables than Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix, the game I previously thought would remain champion in the &... read

Darkest of Days darkening Xbox Live with a demo

Sep 15
Today is a grim and sorry day in the history of Xbox Live, as the worst first-person-shooter to ever grace the Xbox 360 has a demo. You too can now sample a mere fraction of the horror that inspired our 1/10 review and caused... read

Ju-On's sh*tty European box art

Sep 05
If you have a Wii and love Japanese horror, then you're no doubt interested in checking out Ju-On: The Grudge. However, the box art makes it look like the worst game to have ever existed. The American cover art is alright, sa... read

Awesome wireless game gun won't make you better at games

Aug 30
Badass community member and all around swell fellow unstoppablejuggernaut spotted a nifty gadget on YouTube. It's called the GameGun and it's a gun for games. Nothing new there, right? Wrong. It's more than just a fancy light... read

Job advertisement smells like Too Human 2 development

Jul 22
If a recent ad posting on Gamasutra is to be believed, Silicon Knights is looking for fresh talent to work on a game, and that game may very well be Too Human 2. So far, all the world's babies have not cried out in tandem, so... read

Memento Mori: the art of trailers and a flaky release dates

Jul 10
I have to hand it to Centauri Productions, developers of Memento Mori, a new adventure game for the PC. Obscure (and often unremarkable) PC games are a dime a dozen, but they managed to catch my attention, owing mostly to the... read

Sharks get the axe: Monster Hunter 3 demo videos a plenty!

Apr 27
Did you hear that Monster Hunter D Wii sold something around 100,000 copies in its first day of release in Japan? Crazy sales for a Wii port of a PSP port of a PS2 game. Chances are that these sales have less to do with Japan... read

A new study of Metacritic data suggests that Ubisoft, aka the Activision of Europe, is the least consistent publisher when it comes to game quality, coming bottom of the pile, while Rockstar triumphed as the best.The study as... read feature


Sonic Team threatens us with more Werehog action in Sonic Unleashed 2

Mar 03
One of the main sore points about Sonic Unleashed was The Werehog, a new alter ego for Sonic that helped to represent everything that is wrong with Sonic Team's continued abuse of Sega's once-loved mascot. Naturally, since mo... read

Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIII countdown ... of DEATH!

Jan 21
Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to panic! In seven days time, Square Enix will make an announcement ... and it will have SOMETHING to do with FINAL FANTASY XIII! OH GOD!Actually, it's not that exciting, but with so many publish... read

Gore Verbinski is the new Uwe Boll: 'Pirates' director to take on Second Life

Dec 20
First BioShock and now Second Life? It looks like director Gore Verbinski has found a new calling in life!According to recent reports in Variety, the Pirates of the Caribbean director has just signed on to direct a movie base... read

These Valhalla Knights 2 videos are just ... no

Sep 27
[video]105340:435[/video] I've never played Valhalla Knights, and if these videos for the sequel are indicative of the series, I think it's very understandable. Why was the above video even released for public consumption? It... read

New Silent Hill: Rubbish Pyramid Head confirmed (also, November release)

Aug 20
Some new information has surfaced on the Western-developed Silent Hill: Homecoming. Chief among them for me is the grim confirmation that Pyramid Head is indeed being recycled and crammed in to this new installment, some... read

Color Treyarch unimpressed over The Bourne Conspiracy

Aug 13
Treyarch's Garrett Young has revealed how his team check out the latest release demos, and has confessed that The Bourne Conspiracy left him feeling a little flat. "The Bourne game... we did download the demo, we di... read

Destructoid Discusses! Lazy reviewers? Or, maybe your game just sucks

Aug 06
You may have heard Jim report the other week, that the AIAS prez says that "game reviewers are lazy." I can certainly see how the whole world of game reviewing is not an exact science, but we're not here today to wa... read

GRIN to give Wanted the videogame treatment

Jul 16
Wanted was a fun summer action flick, but how will it fair as a videogame? Movie-based games have always had a horrendous track record, but there's a chance this one might turn out to be somewhat decent.The Wanted game is bei... read

Confusion alert! New Prince of Persia game to be based on movie based on game

Jun 02
If making a movie based on Prince of Persia: Sands of Time wasn’t already enough to get fans of the awesome videogame series nervous, now comes news of another Prince of Persia game being made by Ubisoft t... read

First gameplay footage of Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

May 13
So, Nuts & Bolts – I guess that is the official name now. Let’s all pour out a 40 for Banjo-Threeie. I think we all secretly wanted it to be called that.Let me just save you all the trouble and yell out a coll... read

HUGE Sony victory: Vampire Rain CONFIRMED for PlayStation 3

May 08
That's it boys, the console war is finally over. You can roll out the red carpet and welcome your new king, as publisher AQ interactive confirms that Vampire Rain, up until now a hot Xbox 360 exclusive, is coming to the PlayS... read

Rumortoid: Uncharted heading to the silver screen?

May 08
According to a “well-placed source,” Atlas Entertainment (the production company responsible for the amazing Twelve Monkeys and Three Kings) has just purchased the film rights to PlayStation ... read

Game Debate to the Death!
Hardest game you've ever played?

May 06
In the last debate, we discussed which Pokémon species and game was our favorite. With hundreds of critters and a dozen different games to choose from, it was probably the most varied range of votes I've ever seen in a... read

Wii Fit's Wii sh*t, courtesy of Mad Catz

Apr 26
The Mad Catz PS2 wireless controller is the single worst thing that mankind has ever created (and I say that without hyperbole). The third party peripheral maker is continuing its commitment to producing wretched crap with a ... read

Why did Two Worlds suck so bad? Developer tries to explain

Apr 22
Two Worlds was horrible and I'm not about to pull any punches when talking about it. It's one of a handful of games that I could not bear to play for more than half an hour, I simply couldn't stand it. The framerate was a jok... read

Mt. Movie License: Paramount gets into the games business

Mar 28
Following Warner Bros., Paramount has expanded their interactive department to get into the videogames business. Variety says that they will either partially or fully finance titles and will oversee title development. Not su... read

Activision strikes back with 'Tony Hawk Innovation Plan', whatever that is

Mar 11
GamePro has put up a short blurb with an update on the sequel to Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground. The story focuses on a few lines from a USA Today feature on Tony Hawk — the man, the myth, the legend. The story discus... read

Sony files patent on something that looks like a PSP iPhone

Mar 07
Sony Ericsson's newly patented Orientation based multiple mode mechanically vibrated touchscreen display looks like the long-time rumored PSP phone. But it has a touch screen. Yeah, I don't quite get it either.Not suprisingly... read

Super Crap Trophy: Brawl trophy from GameStop is terrible

Mar 07
The above image is what GameStop is offering the winner of its Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament. As you can see, it is the worst thing in the world. It doesn't even have anything to do with Brawl, save for the vague and ten... read

Activision: We're sorry Guitar Hero Wii sucks so bad, here's your money back

Feb 25
The Guitar Hero III mono sound issue earned many a Wii owner's ire last year, and rightfully so -- it's pretty tough to rock out when your game's sound resembles a grilled cheese sandwich run over by an angry teen on a Moped.... read

Forbidden Terror to be a Wiiware title...if the price is right?

Feb 21
If you squint hard enough, you might mistake this game for a futuristic Resident Evil game, but it's actually just a tech demo developed by Emergent Technologies, as one of the Editors from Siliconera found out.As the screen ... read

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