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You've gotta love a postcard that tries to eat you


Carnivorous greetings
Mar 20
I was befuddled when I received a mysterious postcard from Uruguay. Who do I know in Uruguay? The envelope felt thick, so I was anxious to see what was inside. The contents were increasingly peculiar: an outstretched han... read
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Team Fortress 2 Pyro and Demoman figures released


Toy maker NECA partnering with Valve
Jan 30
I'm not the type of guy that has action figures lying about the house; my He-Man and Thundercats figures are up in the attic safely gathering dust for their revival in a younger generations' hands. But I'm real tempted to get... read

This 25th Anniversary Mega Man lanyard is a thing


Straight from Capcom
Jan 05
What better way to celebrate your love of Mega Man than wearing this odd, neon green lanyard around your neck? Or something like that. You can pre-order the lanyard here for the fairly pricey $9.95, and you'll also ... read
Nintendo Power had awesome merch
[Offbeat Hall of Fame is a showcase of the cool, often bizarre products and media from years past that celebrate videogames and gamer culture.] Have you picked up your copy of the final Nintendo Power yet? Looking through it ... read feature

New PAX mission: Obtain a creepy Dishonored mask


Aug 29
I'm not sure what it is with Dishonored and masks, but I like the trend and potential for awesome cosplay. These paper masks (via Super Punch) for the game are simultaneously funny and downright terrifying. While Bethesda wil... read

THQ sends literal death threat to celebrate Darksiders II


Aug 09
No sooner had I put the finishing touches on the upcoming review for Darksiders II than this ... thing arrived. I would like you all to serve as witnesses in the event of my disappearance, because I am fairly certain this can... read

Aliens: Colonial Marines will be at PAX East


Apr 04
Good timing! Having just heard quite a lot from Jim about the current status of Aliens: Colonial Marines, PAX East attendees will have the opportunity to try the game out for themselves. On top of this and Hell Yeah! Wrath of... read

Rhythm Heaven Fever special edition unboxing


Feb 03
Did you know that Rhythm Heaven Fever was getting a special edition? Neither did I. Then I got this box in the mail this morning. I'm pretty sure that this special edition won't be sold in stores, but if Nintendo decides to change its mind on that, they're sure to make a killing when the game hits stores on February 13th. Check out the video and you'll understand what I mean. read

[Update: Contest over! Winner is OverEZ!] Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and salutations December 25! Today marks the last of the 25 Days of Giving. We've given thousands of dollars worth of stuff over the course of the mont... read feature

I'm now prepared to survive the Fall of Cybertron


Dec 17
When this turned up and I opened the package, my wife said, "They sent you a lunchbox? You're an asshole." That's a fair enough assessment, I suppose.  Anyway, I got this mad tat in the mail today. It's a steel box conta... read

Sony sends orb to celebrate Jak & Daxter's 10th birthday


Dec 09
It was Jak & Daxter's tenth anniversary on December 4, and Sony decided to commemorate it by sending me a Precursor Orb today. This is a limited edition replica of the artifact, found in the Jak & Daxter series, ... read

CafePress partners with Xbox to put your avatar on swag


Dec 06
In a rather strange, although not at all surprising move, CafePress has announced it's new partnership with Microsoft to bring your very own Xbox Live Avatar to life on various gear. CafePress has always been an online retail... read

Battlefield 3 officially beats Call of Duty ...


Nov 04
... At filling my desk up with all sorts of free stuff. Step up your game, Activision! In all seriousness, I promise you that I did not let any swag inflate my Battlefield 3 review score. read

Lollipop Chainsaw's bloodsoaked Halloween goodie bag


Oct 29
Publishers send some weird things that mostly just clutter up my office (especially at this time of the year, this room looks like I've just moved with all the boxes). At least with this Lollipop Chainsaw Halloween bag, I can... read

GUNNAR winners and new Modern Warfare 3 contest soon!


Oct 28
Update 2: Winners announced!  In first place we have: GundamCat, mdh777, Vincio09, and Jake Wesorick.  (Corrections pending, duplicates are being double-checked).  Congratulations, your suggestions won the... read

KIRBY IS MADE OF CAKE


Oct 12
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Kirby's Return to Dreamland cake pops! They're so cute!  Far too cute to eat, right?  I mean, I should freeze these forever and crawl into the freezer every night to hang out... read

TGS: The prettiest 3DS AR card I own


Sep 17
I love Nintendo's AR cards and the games that use them, but there's nothing pretty about any of the ones that come with the 3DS. Now, everything is pretty when it comes to upcoming 3DS game Bravely Default. Even the AR card i... read

TGS: Square Enix music sampler reveals upcoming releases


Sep 16
Square Enix has been generous to its fans each year at Tokyo Game Show, handing out sampler CDs featuring music from many of their upcoming games and arrangement albums to those who visit their on-site merchandise store. ... read

[Contest is CLOSED. Winner will be notified via Dtoid Private Message!] We got a Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine chainsword in the mail. It's life-sized and designed for a ten-foot-tall Space Marine, so it's absolutely bloody... read feature

Tripwire Interactive launches its own online store


Jul 29
Killing Floor and Red Orchestra developer TripWire Interactive has launched its own online store where you can buy fun-looking merchandise from some of the studio's big titles. There's not a great deal of range to pick from r... read

New Club Nintendo rewards: Giant AR card, posters, more


Jul 25
My dreams are coming true, one day at a time. Nintendo has updated the list of rewards available to Club Nintendo members in North America. Cashing in those game purchases for redeemable coins can now get you three new items:... read

E3: Best swag ever: Forza 4 interior detailer cleaner


Jun 09
The Forza 4 party at E3 last night was home to over a dozen cars worth millions of dollars each. I've never seen Dale North happier, like ever. He wouldn't shut up about Audi this and GT-R that. I have no idea what any of that meant but I do know that the Forza party gave out the best swag ever. Seriously, check it out. INTERIOR DETAILER CLEANER! This is great! My car is dirty as F*CK! read

New Destructoid Episode: Aliens, LA Noire, MW3, and PSN


May 16
Hey guys, back again with another one of those things. Y'know. Episodes. Ugh. Garfield hates mondays. Garfield is my spirit animal. I'm grumpy. I hate Garfield. Shameless Promotional News: We reprinted those Squidbear shirts ... read

Ubisoft at PAX: Child of Eden, Clash of Heroes, more


Mar 08
Ubisoft's line-up is looking solid for PAX East, if only for Child of Eden and the mysteriously-absent-lately Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes. Exhibit space #824 will also be home to Call of Juarez: The Cartel, Beyond Good... read

Shadows of the Damned screaming babyface lollipop anyone?


Feb 14
Here's an unsettling Valentine's Day gift for you: chocolate lollippops featuring floating eyeballs and screaming baby heads. A medium-sized box of these things arrived at Destructoid's Baltimore office today, courtesy of Ele... read

New Club Nintendo Rewards: DS pouches, Game & Watch: Ball


Feb 10
As usual, the latest rewards for Club Nintendo are actually cool enough to make you want to painstakingly redeem your games online. There's a set of reversible pouches, which can be used to store any of the systems in the DS ... read

Nintendo makes up for Kirby patch defect


Feb 08
Following up on our previous story about Club Nintendo members getting Kirby patches with upside-down eyes, a couple of kind-hearted readers have sent in an update on the situation. Nintendo has sent out replacements for the ... read

Catherine gets classy retailer swag


Jan 25
Now that we're roughly a month from the  Atlus' sexy puzzle/homewrecker game Catherine's store date and with a playable demo coming in a matter of days, this is probably the last time I'll be able to gush like a hype-a... read

Club Nintendo's Kirby patches aren't quite right


Jan 13
Not long ago, Nintendo started offering cutesy Kirby patches as Club Nintendo rewards. "Amazing," many of us joyfully proclaimed. But little did we know that something wasn't quite right. Take a look at the variation in the e... read

Wooden box, small liquor: How we got a Bullestorm trailer


Jan 11
Determined to get me in trouble with my wife for having so much crap lying around the house, Electronic Arts, People Can Fly, and Epic Games sent me a promotional Bullestorm box in the mail again today. In the video above, y... read

Capcom releasing replica jacket from Resident Evil 4


Dec 24
Like the jacket that Leon Kennedy wears in the beginning of Resident Evil 4? Well you can soon own a replica of the bomber jacket if you have around $300 to drop on it! Cacpom Japan is planning on releasing the replica jacket... read

Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon has at least one lovely member of our staff feeling pretty hot in the pants department, but D3 Publisher decided to fire up the loins of yours truly as well. Yes, it's an Earth Defense ... read feature







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