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Game Night 22

Los Angeles area Dtoiders, join us for a new Game Night!


Featuring Crawl and Crypt of the NecroDancer
Aug 13
In conjunction with Meat Bun Apparel, Angry Bananas, and Giant Robot, Destructoid is proud to host Game Night 22! This episode of Game Night will feature two indie games: Crawl and Crypt of the NecroDancer! Crawl is the local... read
gamescom

Here's a look at what's happening at gamescom


There's a bevy of press conferences happening in Germany
Aug 11
We've already gotten the news from Activision's Call of Duty event earlier today but there's plenty of big things happening at gamescom this week. Here's an idea of when you're going to hear all the news from Microsoft, Sony,... read
gamescom

Gamescom day tickets for private visitors completely sold out, except for Sunday


Afternoon tickets still available on-site
Aug 07
Gamescom tickets are in high demand, as evident by the lack of availability for day tickets in the online shop except for Sunday. Afternoon tickets, which cover entries after 2 PM, will still be available on-site. Trade visit... read
gamescom

Nintendo's gamescom lineup is more of the same great stuff


Play Splatoon, Yoshi's Woolly World, and Captain Toad from August 14-17
Aug 01
The list of games Nintendo is bringing to Cologne, Germany for gamescom this month looks an awful lot like the company's E3 lineup. But considering that means more Super Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors, Splatoon, and Yoshi's Woo... read
gamescom Indie MEGABOOTH

Here are the games at the Indie MEGABOOTH at gamescom this year


Some good ones in there
Jul 30
The Indie MEGABOOTH has become a huge hit at events like PAX and GDC, and it continues its tradition of offering a massive area packed with developers who otherwise would not be able to easily get floor space at gamescom. Th... read
Id & Doom (& abs)

Don't expect to see any Doom until 2015


QuakeCon footage just meant to appease fans
Jul 21
QuakeCon attendees got to see some Doom footage. Anyone streaming was said "good-bye" to as the stream cut out. Bethesda Softworks VP of PR and Marketing Pete Hines told PC Gamer that the new Doom just isn... read
Doom

We can't see the new Doom yet, but it sounds like a return to form


'A demon just ripped the player's arms off and beat him to death with them'
Jul 17
Bethesda said its big reveal of Doom -- that is in fact "Doom," not "Doom 4" -- at QuakeCon would be for attendees only, not for us Internet ne'er-do-wells, but I still watched the QuakeCon stream like a sucker, anyway. When ... read

Nintendo's Comic-Con lineup includes Super Smash Bros., Hyrule Warriors


Nintendo Gaming Lounge returns
Jul 17
Nintendo is calling their San Diego Comic-Con lineup their biggest ever. To me it looks like they packed up their E3 showing and saved it for SDCC. That's great news as their E3 showing was fantastic.  They're back at th... read

Sony's gamescom press conference set for August 12


What's in store?
Jul 17
Sony's gamescom press conference will take place on Tuesday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m., says Videogamer. There's no indication of what to expect at their media event, but my experience is that they always bring plenty of announc... read
The Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online is coming to Steam today


Announced at QuakeCon 2014
Jul 17
Announced at QuakeCon 2014 as a kick-off announcement, The Elder Scrolls Online is coming to Steam. Today. Both the Standard Edition and the Imperial Edition will be available for purchase later today.  It sounds like ev... read
The Witcher

The Witcher 3 will be at San Diego Comic-Con


See the first 'consumer' preview of the game
Jul 15
CD Projekt RED is bringing Geralt of Rivia to San Diego Comic-Con this year, offering The Witcher fans an opportunity to catch a preview of the long-awaited third installment, Wild Hunt. Next week's events also include an art... read
Borderlands 2 skins

Free Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel skins coming to Borderlands 2 on Tuesday


Vault Hunters cosplaying as Jack's minions
Jul 14
Over the weekend at GaymerX, Gearbox announced that it would be releasing free Borderlands 2 customization options tomorrow. The idea behind them came from the prolific Borderlands cosplay community, so the Borderlands 2 char... read
EGX

Alien Isolation, Evolve, and Volume are playable at EGX 2014


The renamed Eurogamer Expo is happening in London on September 25 - 28
Jul 09
The re-branded EGX London (formerly the Eurogamer Expo) has announced the first batch of games that will be playable on the show floor. There's no big surprises as publishers have broken out the big guns like Evolve, Alien: ... read
Bloodborne

You can get your hands on Bloodborne at gamescom


Or wait until 'early 2015' like the rest of us
Jul 08
Watching is one thing, but playing? Mmm. If you want to get your hands on From Software's next action-RPG -- and chances are you do -- you'll need to book a flight to Cologne, Germany for this year's gamescom in August. That'... read
Oculus Connect

Oculus VR announces developer conference Oculus Connect


If only there were hardware that could allow people to meet up virtually
Jul 07
In a blog post this morning, modern virtual reality pioneer Oculus VR announced a new developer conference with a focus on its hardware. Oculus Connect is intended to "bring together engineers, designers, and creatives from a... read
Dtoid Game Night: NY

Bringing the online community offline with Dtoid Game Night NY


Jonathan Holmes is really good at Street Fighter
Jul 05
A little over a month ago, Destructoid collaborated with Disqus (the people behind our comment system) to bring you Dtoid NYC Game Night, a meetup of Dtoid staff, community, and game developers from in and around New York. An... read
The Behemoth

Another cupcake-y tease for The Behemoth's next game


What's the deal with this?
Jul 03
Castle Crashers and BattleBlock Theater studio The Behemoth is bringing this thing to RTX this weekend in Austin, Texas. What is it? (Besides a cupcake, obviously.) Dunno. But if you've been following "Game 4," you'll likely ... read
Doom

Upcoming Doom sneak peek is only meant for QuakeCon attendees


We'll see about that
Jul 02
The teaser trailer for Doom (4) didn't do much for me, but I'm looking forward to the long-awaited reveal. We'll see more of the game at this year's QuakeCon, set to take place in Dallas, Texas from July 17 - 20, or so I thou... read

Borderlands, Aliens: CM writer to open PAX Prime 2014


Concert lineup announced too
Jun 25
Gearbox's Mikey Neumann will be opening up PAX Prime 2014 with his Storytime Session. Mikey has worked at Gearbox for 13 years, and has created the stories for such games as Borderlands, and Alien: Colonial Marines. Mikey's o... read

Halo: Master Chief Collection will be at Rooster Teeth Expo


Destiny and Sunset Overdrive will be at the show too
Jun 24
[Update: An earlier version of this story stated that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be at RTX in playable form. It will be at the show, just not playable to the public.] Rooster Teeth's annual convention takes place ... read
One of the fine gentleman helping us with our video coverage at E3 this year was Michael Jordan, and he put out the call for requests for things to do on the show floor. Here he is doing some of those for our enjoyment. One of you made him run and do push-ups! Poor guy. Please don't die from kissing that GameCube controller, Michael. read feature

Colossalcon is a cosplay convention that takes place at a waterpark!


Animals, arcade, waterpark, oh my!
Jun 17
We've featured plenty of cosplay videos and pictures on Destructoid in the past, but this is the first time we're seeing a cosplay convention taking place at a freaking waterpark! Colossalcon takes place over in Ohio, and on... read
[Photo by Zalno] Six years ago, I shot my first video for Destructoid at the Worcester Polytechnical Institute's Smash Bros. Brawl Pre-release tournament. Things have come full circle. My how I've changed. What hasn't change... read feature

E3 2014 begins next week. Destructoid has its bags packed, ready to attack the press conferences and show floor.  This year should bring us what we really wanted last year: games for our next-gen consoles. Sony and Micro... read feature

All the wonderful cosplay from MCM London Comic Con 2014


Two videos!
Jun 07
MCM London Comic Con is the big convention for those in London, and we have TWO cosplay montages for you all to get a little taste of the great costumes that go on over there. The first video above is a slow motion take, wit... read
E3

Here is what's in store for EA's E3 2014 press conference


I mostly want to hear about Mirror's Edge and Star Wars Battlefront
Jun 06
Electronic Arts' E3 press conference will take place this Monday at 12:00pm Pacific on Twitch and Spike TV. Packed day that's going to be -- there's also showings from Microsoft, Ubisoft, and Sony. Confirmed games for the eve... read

CD Projekt's Summer Conference stream begins in one hour


Watch live at 11 a.m. Pacific
Jun 05
CD Projeckt will hold their summer conference stream in just one hour. Join us in watching along as we hear more about The Witcher 3 and some new details on other games. We're supposed to see what they're calling a "blow-you... read
Nintendo

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata staying home from E3


Due to health reasons
Jun 05
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has been advised by his physician not to travel overseas "in the immediate future" and will be staying home next week, as a result. No E3! At least not in-person -- Nintendo has its Digital Eve... read

In Los Angeles? Join us for Game Over, a night of gaming art


Giant Robot x AngryBananas x Destructoid x Meatbun
Jun 04
When: June 7 – June 18th, 2014Reception: Saturday, June 7, 6:30-10 PM Giant Robot, Angry Bananas, Destructoid and Meatbun are proud to present GAME OVER – Art Inspired by Games. It’s not just an art exhibit... read

Tickets now available for rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes


From the makers of The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses
Jun 04
Music from Final Fantasy, Mass Effect, Halo, Journey, God of War, Portal 2, and other videogames will appear in new orchestral concert series rePLAY: Symphony of Heroes. Tickets for concerts worldwide are on sale right now. N... read
I want a new con

Destructoid community: We need to replace PAX


Peace out
Jun 03
Last week, tickets for PAX Prime 2014 went on sale. The four-day passes were sold out within minutes. The rest were gone in less than two hours. This happens every year, but it seems like the speed becomes more and more unbel... read
Sony E3

Watch Sony's E3 press conference live in a theater near you


Over 40 theaters in the US will livestream Sony's E3 press conference
May 28
Over the years, the big press conferences at E3 have evolved from the long and boring business presentations to the large crowd-pleasers (or disasters) that we see today. More and more, the folks running these events are upp... read






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