[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

#Windows Vista

FRONT PAGE

 photo
8===D

Games For Windows sale: $0.99 game every day through Wed.

While the console guys have had it good this holiday, there hasn't been much in the way of PC deals other than some rare Steam discounts. The Games for Windows Marketplace has your fix now, and for only $0.99.  Every day from now throu...

 
 photo
8===D

Take a theoretical look at the Microsoft store

I know, I know. You just can't wait to finally get to step foot inside a Microsoft retail store and buy 360 games straight from the source. It's possibly going to be the most exciting moment of your life. You've already applied to work ther...

 
 photo
8===D

Why OS Why? Windows Vista on a PS3?

I never understood the whole make your console a computer obsession. I mean, don't you have to use a perfectly working computer to learn how to make your console a computer? Can't you just continue to use that first computer as a perfectly...

 
 photo
8===D

Microsoft dominates the competitive gaming scene

Microsoft quietly came in and rounded up all of competitive gaming, leaving no room for the PlayStation 3 or Nintendo Wii to play along.Between the Xbox 360 and Windows PCs, Microsoft exclusively sponsors the World Cyber Games, Major League...

 
 photo
8===D

Microsoft finally supports DivX in new Media Center Extenders, Xbox 360 next?

Microsoft's Media Center Extender idea wasn't the most well-received. The extender devices (mostly from third parties like D-Link and Cisco) were supposed to connect to Windows PCs to pipe the Windows Media experience to your home entertain...

 
 photo
8===D

Rumor: Live Arcade on PC by Christmas

Thanks, Santa. This is just what I always wanted. Now I can play Live Arcade games with my non-Xbox 360 owning friends. Better yet, I can play Uno with my mom! CVG thinks that we should expect to see the Live Arcade that we all know and lov...

 
 photo
8===D

New E3 Gears of War footage is ... gone (update)

Now that this has been posted in the Dtoid clogs approximately five million thousand billion times, here is the Gears of War E3 trailer that Gamevideos let slip a little bit early. Hey, everyone confuses their July 6ths with their July 11th...

 
 photo
8===D

Blame Master Chief's wang for the Halo 2 Vista delay (update)

Wow, can't say I saw this one coming: It seems the blame for the delay in Halo 2 for Vista being released is a little thing called "partial nudity." Talk about dedication. I guess those boys at Bungie just couldn't help th...

 
 photo
8===D

Call in sick, make muffins: Spring Update hits Xbox 360 today

Ah, the sweet sounds of spring. Birds are chirping happily in their trees, lawnmowers in the distance are taking their first laps around the yard, and if you listen closely, you can hear a chorus of exploding frag grenades, or the delicate ...

 
 photo
8===D

Windows LIVE Beta officially begins

If you signed up for the Windows LIVE Beta, watch your inbox today like a hawk. Microsoft is apparently sending out notices that the testing will soon begin for the few and Vista'd. The high priestess sends this on electronic parchment...

 
 photo
8===D

Shadowrun: now with 20 percent more superlatives

Shadowrun is an upcoming multiplatform release for the Xbox 360 and Windows PCs that will allow online play bridging the two disparate platforms. We can all agree on that, right? Good. Now that that's settled, I want to make a list of t...

 
 photo
8===D

New Unreal Tournament 3 details, scans

If you took our advice and did your part to save the dinosaurs, this is going to be yesterday's news, but nevertheless it didn't stop PS3forum members from posting eight juicy pages of new Unreal Tournament 3 screenshots. The pret...

 
8===D
Chances are you've never heard of PLAYXPERT. In fact, I'm willing to bet 99.99% of you never have. So why are we running an interview with the CEO of PLAYXPERT, Charles Manning? Because if you play World of Warcraft ...   read

 photo
8===D

Halo 3 hits Amazon's best sellers! Huh?

If you think the $130 price tag an early snatch-up of the Halo Legendary Edition would slow down the hardcore fans, a gander at Amazon's best selling list will shut you face. People will sell their kids and kidneys (in that order) for...

 
 photo
8===D

Ys coming to Vista with mega bonus disku

Our twisted stepcousin has deciphered Nipponese details of a Nihon Falcom offering to bring a bonus disk to Ys Origin, running on the surely bug-free Windows Vista. Some regard Ys as a mediocre game that was only big during an opportune ...

 
 photo
8===D

Destructoid Gadget for Windows Vista!

A while back, our friend Mike Szegedy hooked us up with a Dtoid Widget so Mac users could sip our RSS kool-aid from the comfort of their dashboards.Now thanks to another loyal fan by the name of EvilSmeevil, you Windows users who happen to ...

 
 photo
8===D

GDC 2007: Live for Windows Vista price announced

Via Game Informer, Microsoft finally got around to revealing the price of what their Games for Windows version of Xbox Live would cost you. Here are the penny-pinching details:While Microsoft was quite quiet about Live for Windows Vista, to...

 
 photo
8===D

Become big in Japan: writers wanted

We interrupt your video game Web site for this important Destructoid Network announcement. Our sister site Japanator is currently looking for new intern writers, as we are currently in the process of redesigning and are looking for some fr...

 
 photo
8===D

Poor people can play Crysis too!

If you were worried that you and your old Dell might not be able to play the graphic-heavy Crysis, then put those fears to rest. According to Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli, just about everyone should be able to enjoy the game. From Next-Gen:Yerli ...

 
 photo
8===D

Alan Wake to be a 360, PC exclusive

Sorry PlayStation 3 fans, more bad news. The anticipated mystery-of-a-mystery game Alan Wake has just been confirmed to be an exclusive for the Xbox 360 and PC (Vista is being pushed here). Now go be like Justin and cry me a river:The Mic...

 
 photo
8===D

Microsoft bites back at critics of gaming in Vista (with golden teeth!)

Since the recent launch of Microsoft's soon to be ubiquitous OS, Windows Vista, the Internet has been abuzz with tales of woe and grief regarding gaming under the new electro-regime.Enter Rich Wickham.Rich is the head of the Games for W...

 
 photo
8===D

Bill Gates tries to raise hipster score with Daily Show appearance

In case you missed it last night, here's the ever-so-cool Bill Gates speaking with The Daily Show's Jon Stewart about the magical magicness of Windows Vista. Quick poll: Who was funnier? Bill Gates or Jon Stewart? Oooh, I can...

 
 photo
8===D

Windows Vista: An inside look at the wow that was supposed to start now

Yesterday, here in New York City, I was able to attend the Microsoft Windows Vista press event in Times Square. After waiting out in the cold for way too long, I was let inside a place of wonder and magic ... and oh yeah, free booze. So, ...

 
 photo
8===D

Save the dinosaurs, get free gaming mags

The magazine publishing industry needs your help. Actually, it doesn't -- it needs you to forget that video game news is not readily available and more current on the internet. It also needs you to muster up that nostalgia of many years...

 
 photo
8===D

John Carmack hates Vista, maybe you should too

John Carmack is a great many things. He's an idol to programmers, a model of the American dream and a giant lizard. Wait, no, scratch that last one. John Carmack is not a giant lizard.Gamesindustry.biz posted a few choice words Carmack ...

 
8===D
Last year's launch of two new consoles has overshadowed gaming on the PC, which has prompted the debate that seems to come and go every five years -- is PC gaming dead or has it become niche? Yesterday we were given the l...   read

 photo
8===D

CES 2007: Upcoming Windows games aim to impress

Microsoft recently unveiled their Games for Windows lineup at CES and I honestly can't believe how great the list is. Who knew other genres besides first-person shooter actually existed?If you happen to be at work and you can't vie...

 
 photo
8===D

Live headed to Windows Vista

We all knew it would happen eventually. This is just the official confirmation straight from the horse's mouth. Once again, GamesIndustry.biz brings us news of the various ongoings at CES. "Windows Vista marks the biggest investme...

 

IshaanFeatured blogger
 

Reviews

The Climb"You rock, rock"

 

Soda Drinker Pro"Like explaining an inside joke to someone else"

 

King's Quest: Once Upon a Climb"A tale of two princesses"

 

Stories: The Path of Destinies"Choose your own adventure/death"

 

Koi"Fish out of water"

 

Severed"Cut my life into pieces / Slash into me"

 

ZEN Pinball 2: Aliens vs. Pinball"Not the Alien's most terrifying incarnation"

 

Alienation"Welcome to Earth"

 

Zenge"Slide, slide, slippity slide"

 
More Reviews
 

  Premium

Huge Reader
 

Previews

More
 

Videos

More
 

US + UK Podcasts!

More
 

Only on Destructoid

More
 

DISCUSSIONS | setupPosts by everyone - post yours

ZoePapillon

The Jungle Book was no Zootopia but it was still rather

 
drmcscott

That Nioh demo was a surprise, wasnt

 
The Dyslexic Laywer

Ive been playing Rhythm Thief and its a very charming game but i swear to God if it forces me to do another god awful motion control

 
Nekrosys

The more I think about it, the more I realise that I actually prefer Dark Souls 3 over It just feels that much less grindy, and having the ability to respec means I can keep fine-tuning my character when I find weapons I have a preference

 
OverlordZetta

And no one was

 
Rico the Penguin

NG++ Dancer has a number of I nearmy got angry before she ultimately Then went on to massacre the next twould bosses to cleanse my certain thing that shall remain nameless will be interesting

 
vxxyman

A lot of catgirl stuff Heres a cartoon penguin for variety:

 
Gamemaniac3434

Good Explored farron keep more, Had an unhelpful guide named rico try to help me find a covenant/a video that took a stupid route to the covenenant, chatted shit with larx till me voice was sore and died over and over against the abyss Mm

 
DanteKinkade

Way too many catgirl things so, welp here is another of the boy <3

 
Parismio

Came back to ds3 and still not being summoned for Its been 20 minutes

 
OverlordZetta

Pokemon Trainers! Out of nowhere, Spain has a Shiny Yveltal event and North America and Europe have a Regular Zygarde event going Dunno if these are ORAS exclusive or if XY are included too, but be sure to grab

 
Lex

So, I heard the Attack on Titan game is coming to the west and has an online component? The models could use some work,

 
iam16bit

Just seeing all these catgirl posts is making me

 
BlazeWii

Things always get whenever I

 
Dr Mel

My job aint But they buy me coffee made the way I like usually without even And thats just

 
Torchman

No comment

 
OverlordZetta

Friendly reminder that dogs

 
MeeGhoulz

you said?Now check whats going on in the couldnt help it!

 
ScionVyse

Gonna finally download Oris Definitive Edition tomorrow, since Im going to a place with internet that I can use to I cant wait to play a better version of my 2015

 
Sailor Zebes

Gotta get in on that cat girl

 
Occams

I could watch public access tv

 
Fuzunga

Before the day is done, have another picture of best cat Bonus bunny girl included!

 
Sir Shenanigans

Sitting down with a lot of coffee and a wee slice of creme brule to WATCH The

 
DSBrad

Beyond Two Souls is no where near as smart as it wants me to think it

 
Torchman

I sometimes wonder if I quickpost too then I tell myself thats a stupid thought and keep

 
Larxinostic

100% convinced the radio station at works controlled by Internet How else to explain Never Gonna Give You Up, then Whats Going On? Yes,

 
DSBrad

Really struggled with Mirrors Edge LOVED Mirrors Edge but the open world slowed the game down so Spent some time discussing this

 
StriderHoang

Im glad Ive decided to be more liberal in spending my SP in Bravely I had 3 SP in Bravely Default literally until the final few hours of True

 
Nekrosys

So theres now a teaser for the third season of the Wakfu animated This makes me very And Mostly With some happy thrown Okay, many kinds of Im currently Just having a Rubbing my

 

Community Blogs Latest

 

Frequently asked

What the f--- is...
All about us
What's social mode/how to switch?
It's in your preferences
Where's the dark theme?
Top of the page, little font icon
Why did I get banned?
Thou shalt douche lightly
Can I buy an ad/sponsor?
Strictly from third parties
Do you even lift, ethically?
Far from perfect, but we try hard
Will you protect me from evil?
Yes, but your common sense helps
Who owns what I post on this site?
You do, we just license it

Get in touch

Editorial contacts
meet our staff
Emotional fondling
[email protected]
Something broken?
[email protected]
Story idea?
[email protected]
Something else?
get in touch


LOVE DTOID? BUY US A BEER Our staff will thank you. Liver, not so much



ADS & SPONSORS Please contact Crave Online, thanks!



DTOID STATS (RECENT 30 DAY) As tracked by our CDN. Learn more about Destructoid in numbers


Stats


 
 
 
Destructoid Logo