Learning from my (many) failures
The last few years of games for me have been all about defeat. Constant, unending, expected defeat. I think I'm better for it.
It wasn't always like that. In fact, for most of my life, games have been all about completion, vi...
CEO (Community Effort Orlando) is an annual fighting game tournament held in Orlando Florida, and this year, they have quite a bit announcement in store for fans -- Street Fighter V will be playable for the first t...
If you thought that the announcement of Street Fighter V meant that, finally, Capcom couldn't squeeze out another Street Fighter IV release, you were wrong.
Ultra Street Fighter IV is coming to PS4 May 26 packed in with all t...
Like there was any doubt Street Fighter V would ship without M. Bison? Capcom, by way of IGN, has revealed the character with a brand new gameplay trailer. You'll find plenty of psycho-action and some really neat p...
Wait until then
While arcade sticks are generally the preferred way to go for a lot of fighting game fans, there are a lot of people out there who like to play on pads. Mad Catz has done well by those enthusiasts for some time now, with its ...
Listen up, Nintendo!
Street Fighter's Ryu is currently rumored to be coming to Nintendo's newest entry into the Super Smash Bros. series, thanks to some hidden files in the most recent update to the game. It makes a lot of sense; Capcom...
Once more, with feeling
Ultra Street Fighter IV is coming to PlayStation 4 on May 26, Sony just announced.
Capcom is asking for $24.99 for the latest revision, which comes packaged with all the characters, levels, and DLC created for the fighter sin...
Sound files point to possible inclusion
As many of you will be aware, Super Smash Bros. received a patch yesterday on both Wii U and 3DS adding Mewtwo to the game's already large roster and applying a number of smaller balance changes to the game. Far tech savvier ...
And it isn't killing Ono!
Capcom has been polishing that Street Fighter IV diamond for seven years now. An entire generation of consoles. This isn't lost on resident lovable, worked-to-death producer Yoshinori Ono, who told Edge that all that wax on, ...
'Ah-merr-ica you're gettin' burger hungry'
[Samus and the burger by Evazhou]
If you live in the Northeastern United States, you are well aware of the historical snowfall we endured this winter. Everyday existence in Boston this past February was like living inside of...
Use an ass to destroy your enemies
Hello all and welcome to Laura's Gaming Butts, Destructoid's weekly YouTube show about butts in videogames. Yep, it's a video podcast where I get guests in to talk about butts. Professional journalism at its finest.
Third parties missed some major opportunities
By the end of 2014, Xbox 360 had slid past Wii to become the best-selling seventh generation console in the US. While a fantastic achievement for Microsoft, this event also punctuates the drastic shift in Nintendo's market do...
Pump the dragon
On a post about PAX East mechandise, Capcom Unity may have accidentally let the cat out of the bag about Street Fighter V. The description for the Street Fighter V Ryu key art t-shirt states: "Everyone is fired up for Street ...
Online beta in North America detailed
That hair is unmistakable but, Charlie, is that really you?
Besides whipping out a new trailer and screenshots, Capcom has announced the Street Fighter V beta, which it's calling "the largest and most ambitious online beta p...
Samus and Sagat: BBC Special Report.
If Ridley and Ryu had a baby, it would be this guy
Like the initial entry of any epic trilogy, the first two episodes of Samus and Sagat worked to establish the characters. Now that we're finally into act two of the story, we can start moving into the real meat of this drama...
Exciting adventure, fashion, and fame
[Update: We've gotten a lot of great entries in the gif contest! It seemed a shame to leave them out in the cold, so I've embedded the animations that never made it to the comments into the post below. I also forgot to tell ...
I hope that car was non-running and cheaper to junk than fix, or else that's a waste of a perfectly good little car. Not that we all haven't thought about letting the aggressions out and possibly hurting ourselves while destroying some property. Just think about taking a baseball bat to some cheap, boardwalk-prize glassware. I could go for one of those right now.
A new show about Metroid's star and Ryu's rival living as roommates
[Animation and thumbnail by EndShark]
I've done a lot of video series on YouTube over the years -- Teenage Pokemon, Talking to Women about Videogames, Constructoid, Sup Holmes, Art Hawk, and of course, The Dtoid Show. None o...
How can you mess with perfection?
Fighting game mega-site EventHubs is running a poll to see which Street Fighter characters fans want to see return the most in SFV. Considering SFV is still pretty early on in development, there is the slim, outside chance th...
You thought we forgot? Not a chance. Happy birthday, Guile!
Rock-solid abs, a full head of hair, that sprightly glimmer in your eye -- you're looking fabulous.
Destructoid is home to plenty of adoring fans who post daily trib...
Nice chest hair, Blanka
I'm no Monster Hunter player but I'm liking the cross-game costumes for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Well, most of them. In line with today's Devil May Cry re-release news, Capcom has shown a Felyne outfit based on Dante. That...
Not as bad as a bowl of noodles on your head anyway
Ok, yes we all hate third-party exclusives. It's especially grating for a franchise as venerable and well loved as Street Fighter. This is a raw deal for the world warriors out there who have already plunked down money on an ...
Street Fighter V made another appearance at yesterday evening's Capcom Cup, which, amidst the bout between Ryu and Chun-Li, provided a brief flash of a third fighter.
That sure looks like Charlie Nash, Guile's military comra...
Mike Ross and Combofiend throw down in SFV
Closing out the incredibly tense Capcom Cup, Capcom producer Yoshinori Ono surprised the audience with a live demo of Street Fighter V. With the audience giving them their full attention, Mike Ross and Combofiend, both legendary players within the fighting game community, took the stage to compete in the world's first public match in Street Fighter V.
Phil Spencer would rather invest in Killer Instinct
Over the weekend, Capcom announced Street Fighter V for PlayStation 4 and PC. Naturally, some folks were upset the fighting game wouldn't be coming to their preferred platform. Others were curious about Xbox boss boss Phil Sp...
Street Fighter V is coming "exclusively" to PlayStation 4 and PC, Sony and Capcom announced today onstage at the PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fighting game will support cross-platform play, meaning PS4 ow...
Spinning bird kick!
Ultra Street Fighter IV is coming to PlayStation 4, Sony announced today at its PlayStation Experience keynote in Las Vegas, Nevada. Capcom's fighting game will debut exclusively on PS4 sometime next spring. Xbox One might be getting it at a later date. Or never. Who knows?
In other, more exciting news, Street Fighter V is coming to PS4 and PC. Get hype!
Ryu, Chun Li, and kicking confirmed
There is a big PlayStation event happening this weekend, and as is customary for big events in this industry, we have been granted a nice pre-event leak to chew on. Unlike the big Smash Bros. leak from earlier this year, thi...
It's not for the reason you might think
The Misfits have a song called Demonmania (pronounced Deh-EE-Mono-Mee-Ah). In the song, Glenn Danzig clearly sings the words "Look upon me, I am a bee... My mother was a wolf... My father was a wolf." That's what it sounds li...