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Yoshitaka Amano photo
Yoshitaka Amano

Look at Yoshitaka Amano's Deva Zan story and art book

Literary debut of legendary illustrator
Oct 04
// Jayson Napolitano
I've been looking forward to getting this book for a long time. When we featured The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy some months back, we were told about the impending release of Deva Zan, Amano's literary debut that not ...
Check out the nonsensical tat we got sent
So, I'll be doing your Grand Theft Auto V review for you, and you'll doubtless want to know exactly how biased and paid off I am. This video, produced in the name of disclosure, reveals the expensive gift items and stacks of loot that definitely swayed my opinion. Or not. You decide.  Check out the towel, bullet whistle, and dog pockets that have bought your upcoming GTA V review!

Final Fantasy photo
Final Fantasy

The Sky: The Art of Final Fantasy unboxing video

Three volumes of art by Yoshitaka Amano
Jul 10
// Jayson Napolitano
As promised a few days ago, we're unboxing Dark Horse's three-volume art book collection, The Sky. It celebrates Yoshitaka Amano's contributions to the Final Fantasy franchise by bringing together over 500 pages of concept ar...


Jul 04
// Dale North
Final Fantasy IV photo
Final Fantasy IV

Here's a sneak peek of the Final Fantasy IV Remaster OST

Unboxing video showing off Yoshitaka Amano artwork
Jun 27
// Jayson Napolitano
Remember that Final Fantasy IV Original Soundtrack Remaster Version album we mentioned a few months back? It's finally coming out, and we've got our hands on it early to give you a peek at what to expect from the set, includi...
Limited edition unboxing photo
Limited edition unboxing

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory LE lunch box unboxed

Not safe for school... or work
Apr 09
// Jayson Napolitano
The thing I am most excited about regarding Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory is Nobuo Uematsu's soundtrack which also features an appearance by his band, the Earthbound Papas. The OST is included with the limited edition ...

Unboxing the Dead Space 3 Dev Team Edition

Look at some metal and plastic
Feb 05
// Jim Sterling
In a moment of madness, and due to having more money than sense, I ended up purchasing the Dead Space 3 Dev Team Edition. I didn't mean to do it, it just ... kind of happened. Unable to change the past, the package arrived t...

The DTOID Show: Adam Sessler's 2013 Gaming Predictions

Dec 28
// Tara Long
It's our last Destructoid Show episode of 2012, so filling in for Max today is Adam Sessler, whose name I am in no way ashamed to peddle so long as it drives views to this post! (Plus, who doesn't love a good predictions epi...

See the OUYA developer console unboxed, disassembled

What's in the box?
Dec 28
// Jordan Devore
Despite not normally being too into unboxing videos, I'll admit, I was eager to see what the OUYA dev kits looked like. A work in progress, this early model is being sent out now to those developers who ordered one. I'm havi...
Final Fantasy Vinyls photo
Final Fantasy Vinyls

Final Fantasy Vinyls unboxing video

Should have been called Vinyl Fantasy...
Dec 10
// Jayson Napolitano
We told you back in September that Final Fantasy Vinyls was coming. The commemorative limited edition set celebrates 25 years of Final Fantasy with 30 tracks spanning five records from the original Final Fantasy up ...

Destructoid unboxes the Wii U

Nov 07 // Jim Sterling
Wii U unboxing photo
Nintendo's newest home console exposed with gusto!
Nintendo today sent Wii U review units out to journalists, bloggers, 19th century grave robbers, and Destructoid (that is us!). As soon as the package was signed for, a camera was grabbed and a fat idiot's hands were recorded...


Halo 4's massive limited edition soundtrack unboxed

Costly but worth looking into
Nov 06
// Jayson Napolitano
Happy Halo 4 day! We noted a few months ago that the Halo 4 soundtrack was being released in a variety of flavors, including digital versions and standard/limited edition physical versions. We've got the most extravagant of t...

Assassin's Creed III Limited Edition unboxing

God bless America
Oct 26
// Dale North
Look at this beast of a limited edition box for Assassin's Creed III. It's so big that I couldn't even get it all in the shot. You'll see me do my best to show off the innards of this collection, which includes: a copy of A...

Exclusive: Ragnarok Odyssey Mercenary Edition unboxing

Oct 26
// Jayson Napolitano
We detailed Ragnarok Odyssey's soundtrack with artist Kumi Tanioka earlier this week, and now XSEED is allowing us to give you an exclusive first look at the contents of the game's Mercenary Edition which includes the soundtr...

Unboxing: Forza Horizon Limited Collector's Edition

It's all digital
Oct 24
// Dale North
We've popped open a copy of the Forza Horizon Limited Collector's Edition so that you can peek inside for yourself. While the casing is nice (a steelbook and slip case), the innards of this package aren't much to look at as ...

THQ cobbled together an extra Darksiders II Collector's Edition from bits and pieces of the dead, allowing Destructoid to show you what it looks like a little bit. I unbox it with a really inconvenient camera angle because t...


Rhythm Heaven Fever special edition unboxing

Feb 03
// Jonathan Holmes
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.

Unboxing The Darkness II with a badass Darkling statue

Jan 31
// Tara Long
I would be remiss if I didn't mention that one of the best parts of my job is receiving mysterious packages in the mail from various developers and publishers. Sometimes we know to expect them, and other times they're a wond...

Disgusting! Mouth breather's SoulCalibur V unbox video

Jan 26
// Dale North
I don't know who hacked our YouTube account and put this disgusting video in, but we'll have to go with it as we have no other copies of the collectors' edition SoulCalibur V in the office to unbox for you. The box look...

Live show: SoulCalibur V CE unboxing on Mash Tactics

Jan 17
// Bill Zoeker
Today, Mash Tactics is bringing you the goods on SoulCalibur V. Carnage and Wesley got their hands on the collector's edition of the new Namco Bandai bout and they are unboxing it live on air! After that, the guys are celebra...

Destructoid's PlayStation Vita unboxing video

Dec 23
// Dale North
I know that you've probably already seen other unboxing videos for the Japanese PS Vita, but let me sell you on ours. Sorry about the wait on this. You can blame holiday shipping delays. First, I'm not a mouth-breather who i...

Unboxing Skyrim's four-disc soundtrack

Dec 08
// Jayson Napolitano
It's been over a month since we posted about pre-orders for the four-disc soundtrack to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and we know that fans have been getting a little impatient waiting for their orders to arrive. As it turns ...

I have been playing The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim all day today, but had to briefly tear myself away from all the mammoths and flamethrower-hands to unbox the Collector's Edition, which arrived just soon after my review copy d...


Unboxing Final Fantasy Type-0's LE soundtrack

Oct 19
// Jayson Napolitano
While Final Fantasy Type-0 ('Reishiki' in Japan) still doesn't have an international release date, the game's due out next week in Japan.  Alongside the game's release, Square Enix is also publishing two version...

Unboxing Seiken Densetsu's 20-disc soundtrack book

Sep 13
// Jayson Napolitano
The September 14th release date for Square Enix's massive 20-disc Seiken Densetsu Music Complete Book in Japan is just a few days away, and as one of the most beautiful collections of game music that's ever been created, OSV...

Nolan North does an unboxing of Uncharted 3's CE

Aug 26
// Brett Zeidler
Nolan North is everywhere these days. You can probably easily recognize for his roles Nathan Drake, from Uncharted, and Desmond Miles, from Assassin's Creed. He even voiced the defected turrets in Portal 2! Crazy, I know! Bu...

Catherine 'Love Is Over' deluxe unboxing video

Jul 18
// Dale North
We've ripped the wrapper off a brand new, early copy of the deluxe edition Catherine boxset. This "Love is Over" edition goes for about $79.99 and includes a copy of the game (both Xbox 360 and PS3 are available), a naught...

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