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Darkest of Days darkening Xbox Live with a demo


Sep 15
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Ju-On's sh*tty European box art


Sep 05
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Awesome wireless game gun won't make you better at games


Aug 30
// Matthew Razak
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...
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Job advertisement smells like Too Human 2 development


Jul 22
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Memento Mori: the art of trailers and a flaky release dates


Jul 10
// Joseph Leray
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...
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Sharks get the axe: Monster Hunter 3 demo videos a plenty!


Apr 27
// Jonathan Holmes
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...
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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...

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


Mar 03
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIII countdown ... of DEATH!


Jan 21
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Gore Verbinski is the new Uwe Boll: 'Pirates' director to take on Second Life


Dec 20
// Chad Concelmo
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...
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These Valhalla Knights 2 videos are just ... no


Sep 27
// Jim Sterling
[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...
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New Silent Hill: Rubbish Pyramid Head confirmed (also, November release)


Aug 20
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Color Treyarch unimpressed over The Bourne Conspiracy


Aug 13
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Destructoid Discusses! Lazy reviewers? Or, maybe your game just sucks


Aug 06
// Dyson
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...
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GRIN to give Wanted the videogame treatment


Jul 16
// Jordan Devore
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...
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Confusion alert! New Prince of Persia game to be based on movie based on game


Jun 02
// Chad Concelmo
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...
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First gameplay footage of Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts


May 13
// Chad Concelmo
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...
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HUGE Sony victory: Vampire Rain CONFIRMED for PlayStation 3


May 08
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Rumortoid: Uncharted heading to the silver screen?


May 08
// Chad Concelmo
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 ...
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Game Debate to the Death!
Hardest game you've ever played?


May 06
// Tom Fronczak
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...
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Wii Fit's Wii sh*t, courtesy of Mad Catz


Apr 26
// Jim Sterling
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 ...
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Why did Two Worlds suck so bad? Developer tries to explain


Apr 22
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Mt. Movie License: Paramount gets into the games business


Mar 28
// Dale North
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...
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Activision strikes back with 'Tony Hawk Innovation Plan', whatever that is


Mar 11
// Samit Sarkar
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...
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Sony files patent on something that looks like a PSP iPhone


Mar 07
// Dale North
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...
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Super Crap Trophy: Brawl trophy from GameStop is terrible


Mar 07
// Jim Sterling
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...
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Activision: We're sorry Guitar Hero Wii sucks so bad, here's your money back


Feb 25
// Colette Bennett
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....
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Forbidden Terror to be a Wiiware title...if the price is right?


Feb 21
// SRVSLPS
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 ...
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Max Payne is set to start filming soon, but will it be painful to watch?


Feb 01
// SRVSLPS
Last time we heard about the movie adaptation of Max Payne, the man who would be responsible for filling the iconic shoes of the one-man army was still up in the air. One quick peek over at IGN, and the facts now seem to indi...
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Next Leisure Suit Larry game to revisit its adventure game roots?


Jan 18
// Chad Concelmo
In an interview with IGN, John Melchior, executive producer of Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (hehehe), the official next game in the naughty series, is quoted as saying “[Box Office Bust] is most...

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