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Devil Summoner PSA: PS2 games on Amazon, anime streaming


For my SMT people
Apr 08
Good morning to my fellow Shin Megami Tensei fans. It's a wonderful time to be alive, isn't it? We're playing through Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers right now for review, and Shin Megami Tensei IV was announced for North Americ... read
Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame creeping onto PlayStation Network this week


Spooky PS2 Classic returns this Tuesday
Apr 07
Prepare to wet your pants! Fatal Frame is coming to PlayStation Network. Announced during this week's PlayStation Blogcast, the first entry in Tecmo's unique survival horror series is set to arrive on Sony's online store this... read
Grand Theft Auto

Liberty City/Vice City Stories now on PlayStation Store


May help ease the wait for Grand Theft Auto V
Apr 03
The catalog of downloadable PlayStation 2 titles on the PlayStation Store increases by two today, as Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories are now available in North America and Europe for $9.99/€9... read
The day the music died
It's a sad week. Granted, it's an inevitability that's more than five years in the making, but nonetheless, it's sad. This is the week that Harmonix releases its final regularly scheduled Rock Band DLC -- a str... read feature

Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Tomb Raider game?


Conan O'Brien is banned from voting!
Apr 02
In the previous debate we gave the SimCity hate a rest and instead focused on which game developer was the most loyal to their fans. More than a hundred people joined in on the debate and dozens of teams received much deserve... read
Crash Bandicoot

Crash Bandicoot was originally Willie the Wombat?!?!


Did You Know Gaming tackles Crash Bandicoot
Mar 27
Crash Bandicoot is one of my favorite platforming franchises. The first three main entries were stellar, and even Crash Team Racing and Crash Bash, as shameful as they were, were extremely fun experiences. If you want to lea... read
Capcom vs. SNK 2

Capcom vs. SNK 2 could be coming as soon as this April


THIS BATTLE IS ABOUT TO EXPLODE
Mar 21
Late last year, Chris reported on the development of a re-release of the fighting game crossover classic Capcom vs. SNK 2, briefly reminiscing on his tourney days and looking forward to revisit a game so close to his, and ind... read
Carter's Quest
[Read on for a description of every God of War game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.] 2013 is an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to make an effort to d... read feature

Cyborg Michael Jordan

Cyborg Michael Jordan could have been in NBA Street


Perhaps in a perfect universe...
Mar 01
Remember the Street games? NFL Street was probably my favorite, but NBA Street was right up there with it in terms of arcade-style quality. Well, it looks like NBA Street in particular was only living up t... read
Twisted Metal sale

David Jaffe debuts the Twisted Metal Birthday Bundle


Twisted Metal 1, 2, Black, and TM 2012
Feb 12
It looks like Twisted Metal 1 and Black weren't the only ones joining the fun, as the PSN is getting an all-out four game birthday pack for $39.99. Should you decide to go with the piecemeal approach, the new 2012 Twiste... read

Capcom snubs Onimusha/Dino Crisis, wants new IP


Old franchises unlikely, new franchises desired
Feb 01
Resident Evil Revelations producer Masachika Kawata has admitted Capcom isn't too hot on the idea of returning to Onimusha or Dino Crisis anytime soon. According to the developer, Capcom's more interested in brand new IP righ... read
Disgaea 2

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories comes to PSN today


Cool, dood!
Jan 22
Because you spent every waking moment gorging on Disgaea: Hour of Darkness since its digital re-release on last week, NIS America is dishing out seconds. Tactical role-playing game Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories&nb... read
Carter's Quest
[Read on for a description of every Devil May Cry game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2013.]2013 is going to be an exciting year. Now that I know you guys enjoy reading my Quests, I'm going to make ... read feature

PS2 Classics

PS2 Classics Siren and Disgaea now available on PSN


Hooray, actual honest-to-goodness PS2 games!
Jan 15
This week's PlayStation Store Update is now live and a pair of classic PS2 titles have arrived on PlayStation Network. Unlike last week's nonessentials, (sorry to any Dora the Explorer and Go Diego Go! fans out there) to... read

Disgaea 2 is coming to the PSN's PS2 Classics lineup


Check the PSN January 22nd
Jan 12
Get ready to join forces with Adell and Rozalin once again, as Nippon Ichi Software has announced that Disgaea 2 will be hitting the PS2 Classics lineup on the PSN come January 22nd. It'll be priced at $9.99, which ... read

Hanna writer chosen for Shadow of the Colossus movie


If nothing else, maybe it will get more people to play the game
Jan 08
Sorry to remind you that a Shadow of the Colossus film is in the pipeline, but a new writer has been brought on. Seth Lochhead (Hanna) will be joining Chronicle director Josh Trank for this adaptation of the beloved PlayStati... read

The Question: What was your favorite PlayStation 2 game?


Let's remember the good times
Jan 07
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] As you may have heard, the PlayStation 2 is officially dead. Sony has halted all production of the console worldw... read
End of an era!
Last week we found out that PlayStation 2s had stopped shipping in Japan. Sony has now officially announced that PlayStation 2 production has stopped worldwide, according to The Guardian. Yes, it's truly an end of an era. Har... read feature

PS2 discontinued

End of an Era: PS2 stops shipping in Japan


You'll be missed
Dec 28
Sony has ceased shipping of the PlayStation 2 console in Japan this week, bringing an end a 13-year lifespan. Whatever is out there on shelves is what's left. That's it. According to Famitsu, more than 150 mill... read

Capcom vs. SNK 2 PS2 Classic news is coming next year


Ken and Joe for life
Dec 20
Capcom vs. SNK 2 is one of my most played fighting games of all time (and was probably my best game, tourney wise). The cast of characters is diverse, the controls were tight, and it had a ton of content to keep you going (cu... read

Screw the Classic Controller, use a DualShock instead


A third party peripheral that actually looks worth having, imagine that
Dec 01
I'm not fond of the Classic Controller. Not in the slightest. And as much as I love the Wii remote and nunchuk set-up for some games, it's far from the ideal way to play titles like Tatsunoko vs. Capcom and Super Smash Bros. ... read

Classic make out sim Chulip is poised for a comeback


Pucker up!
Nov 25
One of the things that I love about the Japanese school of game development is that it allows for retail based home console titles to be about anything. It's similar to the difference between Manga and Western comi... read

GTA: Vice City pulled digitally from Steam, other outlets


Mamma say mamma saw mamaco saw
Nov 16
It looks like due to an issue with the licensing of Michael Jackson's classic hit "Wanna Be Startin' Something," GTA: Vice City has been pulled from pretty much every digital PC outlet out there, including Steam. As any Vice ... read

Second chance: One-week PSN sale on Odin Sphere


PS2 Greatest Hit title goes half price
Oct 17
Vanillaware's Odin Sphere is priced to sell right now on PlayStation Network. You can pick up a digital copy of the PlayStation 2 action-RPG for five bucks this week. Half price sounds pretty good, but more than that, the sal... read
Carter's Quest
[Read on for a description of every Resident Evil game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.] Why Resident Evil? This year, Capcom is pushing out three entirely new Resident Evil games -- it's also t... read feature

100% Kingdom Hearts

100% Series Retrospective: Kingdom Hearts


Carter's Quest
Sep 26
[Read on for a description of every Kingdom Hearts game ever released in the US, and my completion of all of them in 2012.] So I kind of realized that I was powering through both the Resident Evil and Tony Hawk... read

Jimquisition: Crying Through The Laughs


Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Sep 17
Most games are depressed and miserable, but are they truly tragic? Of course not, otherwise there wouldn't be a video asking such a deliberately leading question. The trouble with most games today is that they rush to the sa... read

La Pucelle: Tactics is heading to the PSN this week


Sep 10
I first heard of this news a few days ago, but I held off on posting it until I could get more concrete information. Thankfully, it looks like the internet rumblings have been correct, as La Pucelle: Tactics is going to be a ... read

Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box announced


Thirteen games for the price of thirteen games!
Aug 31
It's Final Fantasy's 25th anniversary this year, and you better believe Square Enix won't pass up the chance to sell things it's sold before in celebration. Still, when it's packaged this nicely, it's easy to see why folks'll... read

[Getting It Right is a monthly series in which I take a look at the elements that make up a classic game. What were the key ingredients that set it apart and make it hold up to this day? Read on to find out.] Did the 2D pla... read feature

Gungrave: Overdose launches as a PS2 Classics title


Aug 22
Do you remember Gungrave: Overdose? This crazy, stylish third-person shooter (run-and-gun?) was originally released back in 2004 for the PS2. I remember nice animated cutscenes breaking up crazy shooting and bashing enemies w... read

Grasshopper says it's Killer7's seven-year anniversary!


Jul 09
Today has been officially recognized as the seven-year anniversary of Killer7, one of the most awe-inspiring and beautiful videogames ever created. Seven years ago today, the game launched in Japan. It actually came to North ... read






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