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A few days ago we interrupted your round-the-clock coverage of Titanfall to tell you about World End Economica, a visual novel written by Spice & Wolf creator Isuna Hasekura and localized with the help of the Sekai Proje...
XBlaze Code: Embryo, a visual novel set in the BlazBlue universe, is coming to North America for both PlayStation 3 and Vita on June 24. Until then, Asksys Games is hoping to whet your appetite with a demo version. That'll be...
The first episode of Spice & Wolf creator Isuna Hasekura's three part visual novel World End Economica is now available in English via Steam Early Access. Set in on a lunar colony in the distant future, World End Economi...
Teenage president and mecha pilot Shoko Ozora is returning to her portable roots with a PlayStation Vita port of Liberation Maiden Sin. Initially released on PS3 last December, the visual novel follow-up to Grasshopper Manufacture's Nintendo 3DS shooter makes a second pass on its attack run on July 31. Of course, this all applies solely to Japan. Because we can't have nice things.
I eagerly picked up the first videogame collection that was offered by StoryBundle, purveyors of pay-what-you want eBook bundles, so I eagerly snapped up the 2.0 bundle. You can pay what you want for six eBooks and magazines ...
Corpse Party is getting a sequel, but it isn't what you think. Corpse Party The Anthology: Sachiko’s Game of Love – Hysteric Birthday 2U is actually a spin-off and romantic comedy featuring a new cast of cha...
BioWare and Dark Horse announced today that they will be releasing a new three-part comic titled Dragon Age: Those Who Speak with the first issue available August 22nd. The mini-series will follow King Alistair, Var...
Do you like reading fan fiction? Do you like writing fan fiction? Do you lament the lack of good Castle Crashers fan fiction? Are you just gonna sit there and take it? Do something about it, son! The Behemoth is giving away e...
Wow, Diablo III is finally something that's actually coming out. In fact, there is now officially less than a month left to go until it's here. Also arriving the same exact day is the next Diablo novel (by Nate Kenyon), Diabl...
There's this show Storage Wars on A&E in which buyers visit storage container auctions and then try to flip swag they've won. It's essentially a b*llsh*t version of the far superior Auction Hunters on Spike, but the comed...
["This Thing That I Do" is a feature on Destructoid where I interview people who work in the gaming industry or people who have achieved something noteworthy to give us some insight into how it all works.] It is not unus...
This week I'm taking it easy on your brains. Really easy. Super incredibly hyperbole easy. So easy that reading this paragraph might be harder for some of our readers than actually beating this game. If you're ready to set ou...
Cory Doctorow has a new novel out aimed at the young adult audience called "For the Win." It's a story of a group of MMO players, all of whom having made their hobby into lucrative jobs, who become entangled in something grea...
Super Meat Boy is fun, even when you're dying. In fact, some of the most exciting, funny, and surprising parts of the game come from your own death. Just like in the best survival-horror games/movies, witnessing the protagoni...
How do you know when you're starting to take this MMO thing that you're doing seriously? When you join a guild. It takes a whole other level of dedication to try and lead one. To help guide those new to running their own guil...
Not owning the PC version of Rebellion's Aliens vs. Predator makes it difficult for me to speak about the state of the game's multiplayer, but from the outside looking in, it sounds like everything is not quite where it needs...
[These posts on No More Heroes 2 are purely speculation. I have no idea what the team at Grasshopper Manufacture intended for the game to mean; I can only speak to what I've taken away from it, so if you don't enjoy potential...
Here's a little something that you probably figured would be the case, but didn't know for sure: Any Xbox LIVE Arcade games that are also offered through Game Room when it launches this spring will have to be re-purchased for...
While Realtime Worlds is off continuing work on APB, it seems other projects are in the pipeline as well. Nothing too strange for the industry, sure, but thanks to lead artist Tahir Rashid's LinkedIn, we know specifically tha...
The latest Halo novel from Thor Books has been released in stores this week. Halo: Evolutions is a collection of stories from multiple perspectives within the Halo universe. The book features multiple authors, such as Eric Ny...
The United States educational system has just been dealt a devastating blow today -- DK Publishing has announced that it's collaborated with Microsoft to publish The Halo Encyclopedia this November. The reasons for going to c...
Today, The Guardian reports that The Halcyon Company -- a media company unheard of in the gaming world -- has obtained the right of first option to Philip K. Dick's works and plans to adapt two of his novels into games. The t...
I’m sure many of you are die-hard fans of the Harry Potter books, and if you’re like me, finishing the last page of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was an emotional, bittersweet experience. It almost felt lik...
According to a Newsweek scoop, Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions will announce today that they are partnering with Aspyr Media to develop an SAT test-prep game for the Nintendo DS, Windows PC, and Mac. The game will presumably ...
While we're chomping at the bit for the game to arrive this April, Star Wars: Force Unleashed fans will be able to make do with a little background reading instead, courtesy of Del Rey publishing.  Both the graphic novel...
On this week's < Destructoid Rewind < the Reverend's opus the Mario Brothers on the big screen dominates the charts with over a sixty thousand readers (yes, yes, that's over 9,000). Was it a masterpiece or is he watchi...
If you're reading this, chances are that you can understand it. So we've established that you can read, but do you really want to if you don't have to? Here's a good reason to crack a book: Gears of Wars: The Pendelum Wars - ...
After the jump you'll find the just-released list of Achievements for the Xbox 360 version of the upcoming blood, guts n' dinos FPS Turok. Normally this wouldn't even blip on our radar of actual, useful news but something abo...