You know what's awesome? Wild-west style duels. You know what else is awesome? Touching butts. Fortunately for you, dear reader, Papa Spencer is here to deliver.
I ran into Stephen Morris at Indiecade at E3 this year and I'm... more
Tom Clancy's The Division is to E3 2013 as Watch Dogs was to E3 2012. It's the game at the show that has a ton of buzz around it, as everyone realizes that it's built around a genuinely cool concept. At the same ti... more
In a new developer video, director of Super Smash Bros. Masahiro Sakurai goes over a lot of juicy details, including the differences between the 3DS and Wii U versions as well as the new characters. The 3DS version and ... more
I never thought I'd see competitive Donkey Kong, but watching Jonathan Holmes and Tony Ponce team up proves that wrong. With Gil Ruta from Nintendo watching on, Tony and Holmes try to find out who is the best player, control... more
The Castle of Illusion remake is coming along pretty nicely, as evidenced by the new E3 trailer above. It's pretty much everything you'd expect from an HD-ified romp, including 2.5D platforming, vibrant visuals, and promises... more
On this week's Rhymedown Spectacular, Yahtzee takes up the pirate life while I sing a bardic ditty for your pleasure. As you might expect, Microsoft and its Xbox One chicanery is a big part of the adventure.
Also, Jack Tretton is a folk hero. Poetry proves it. more
Nintendo continues to show that they don't give a rat's ass about following trends, and I think it's fantastic. While Capcom is working to make the next Dead Rising appeal to the Call of Duty fanbase and Namco Bandai wants t... more
Some of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make in a videogame came during the first season of The Walking Dead from Telltale Games. Destructoid's 2012 Game of the Year was an amazing ride from start to finish; episodic ... more
The thought of a massively-multiplayer online The Elder Scrolls on consoles terrifies me. Perhaps I'm just cynical. Logistics aside, it's great in theory to see MMO support on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One -- confirmed for... more
You don't say! But really, after seeing a hands-off demonstration from Sucker Punch, I'm convinced that inFamous: Second Son will be one of it not the PlayStation 4 launch-window title to get. Conveniently, the gam... more
Bohemia Interactive, the developer behind the Arma series and the popular DayZ mod, have announced that they are working on a Mars Rover sim called Take On Mars. Players will be able drive around the surface of the red plane... more
In addition to a general overview of the localization process, the Pokemon Roundtable brought about some more pertinent info -- specifically, gameplay. The Player Search System (PSS) is new to Pokemon X and Y. It r... more
Following the announcement that The Witcher 3 will be on Xbox One and Playstation 4, CD Projekt Red have released a developer diary showing off more of the game and talking about the story planned for the new game, as well a... more
A new Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain trailer dubbed the "Extended Director's Cut" is out, and it's not for the faint at heart. Just as I expected, the "mature" material Kojima was referring to in the past wil... more
Quantic Dream continued to make me wonder how much it's angling for a job in movies last night with its Dark Sorcerer tech demo. This looked genuinely incredible at the beginning, before devolving into something I felt was a... more
Good golly, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z looks like fun. Colorful as heck, with a fantastic cel-shaded design, and packed with good ol' fashioned overkill, this is the kind of game I can get behind.
Yaiba's making its E3 presence felt with a couple of fun videos. You can check out the gameplay footage above, and two more videos below. Enjoy! more
It's E3, so that means it's time for more Dynasty Warriors stuff. This year, we get an English trailer for Dynasty Warriors 8, a trailer that mixed the music so loud you can't actually hear the English dub very well. Oh well... more
SEGA has come to the E3 dance with a handful of new screenshots for Sonic Lost World, along with a trailer for the 3DS version. You can have a sordid look at all that, right here, right now. You lucky people.
After the... more
One of the more ambitious looking games that Microsoft had on display as part of its press conference and showcase event was Project Spark. Serving as an obvious attempt to capture the sect of the audience that loves Mi... more
[Update: watch the above video starting at 6:00! This is crazy!]
Live from the E3 showfloor, Nintendo has revealed a third new Smash Bros. character in addition to the Animal Crossing villager and Mega Man -- the Wii Fit tra... more
Crimson Dragon has seen quite the schizophrenic development cycle. For a while it was an Xbox 360 title, now it's Xbox One. It's appeared to be solely a Kinect experience, but now that seems up in the air. At one point,... more
Square Enix has dropped an all-new trailer for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn and it's looking pretty great. Journeys imbued with dramatic battles, colorful characters, and glittering set pieces await. The title is coming to PlayStation 3 and Windows PC on August 27 in addition to PlayStation 4 next year. more
Coming from this mornings Nintendo Direct is the news that the long rumored additional classification of Fairy-type Pokemon will make it's debut in Pokemon X/Y. This means that some Pokemon you already know and love, li... more
Hot off the Nintendo E3 Direct, Reggie brings the news of what exactly fans will be able to play at the Wii U Best Buy event. Let's cut to it: Mario Kart 8, Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, and D... more
The first 3DS entry to the pleasant Mario & Luigi series of RPGs was announced a few months ago during a Nintendo Direct, and now this morning's Nintendo Direct has brought us a new trailer. It's heavy on Luigi, as the t... more
It's so hard to watch gameplay from the now-titled The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds and not instantly be taken back to those SNES or GameBoy days. Well, unless you didn't play those games. Anyway, while t... more
[Update: Mega Man's character bio is up on the official Smash Bros. website.]
No doubt many of you have heard that Mega Man is invading the Smash Bros. universe in the next Super Smash Bros. game for the Wii U and 3DS. As yo... more
There was minimal 3DS news at Nintendo's E3 direct, but they did squeak out a new trailer for their upcoming Yoshi's Island sequel. The game looks a lot better in motion than it does in screenshots, with a clay + colored pen... more
The Wii U game "X," being developed by MonolithSoft, was show again at today's E3 Nintendo Direct, and holy gee whiz does it look amazing. As an open world game, the player will be able to pilot a giant robot in what seems l... more
At today's Nintendo Direct E3 stream, Nintendo finally lifted the lid on a game we've waited ten thousand years to see, the new Super Smash Bros. Say hello to a new Smash Bros. on Wii U and 3DS!
Oh ... and Mega Man is in it, son!
Animal Crossing characters are also coming, but DAT MEGA MAN!
If you wanna talk about dat Mega Man, a Smash Bros. Miiverse community is now live. more
Nintendo finally showed off some of the Wii U exclusive Bayonetta 2 today during their Nintendo Direct, and it's looking great. Bayonetta has undergone a "major makeover" and now has a new hairstyle and costume. She also boasts some new abilities, which Nintendo will reveal more during the week of E3.
In other news, a 2014 release date is confirmed, so you have a little while to prepare. more
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is coming to Wii U, with wacky camera angles, and two-player co-op. Secondary players can choose to be either Diddy King or Dixie Kong.
A sidescrolling platformer in the same vein as Donkey Kong Country Returns, Tropical Freeze features dynamic scenes, and looks gorgeous in HD. It's due out by the end of the year. more
Nintendo's upcoming HD remake of the once controversial Gamecube title The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker is getting some new features, most of which remain a mystery. It looks like you can sail a bit faster, which is nice,... more
Nintendo showed off some of the upcoming games for Nintendo's eShop, and among those shown was World of Keflings. So get excited for that.
Other games they showed off were Ballpoint Universe, Cloudberry Kingdom, Coast Crazy Deluxe, DuckTales, Dungeons and Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, Mutant Mudds Deluxe, Oddworld: New N' Tasty, and Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails. more
Nintendo has announced Mario Kart 8 for Wii U. It looks ... great. The kind of shot in the arm I was hoping for.
Motorbikes from Mario Kart Wii return, along with underwater sections and gliding from MK7. It will feature Miiverse features to "share the fun with others," but Iwata wouldn't say what those features are right now.
Mario Kart 8 is coming Spring 2014. more
Well, we knew we were going to seeing a new 3D Mario today, but we had no idea what it would turn out to be. Iwata announced this morning on Nintendo's E3 Direct that it'll be Super Mario 3D World! The game takes a lot ... more
Quietly sneaking out among all the bigger announcement, Doki-Doki Universe got a little trailer for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita.
A cross platform game that's free to play, Universe promises to be "more than a game" an... more
After getting snippets of Dragon's Crown over the past six months, we're now getting the first lengthy vignette of practically everything the game has to offer compliments of an E3 trailer. From an in-depth look at the quest... more
I'm in love. Contrast is slated to come to PC, PS3 (PSN), and Xbox 360 (XBLA) by year's end, but according to the game's website it will also be available for PS4 at launch. Also, the above YouTube trailer is designated "(PS... more
Telltale's highly praised The Walking Dead is getting its first DLC, 400 Days. The standalone episode is meant to serve as a bridge for the eventual second season. It also comes prepackaged in the limited edition Walking Dea... more
DriveClub, what will likely be PlayStation 4 owners hold over until some version of Gran Turismo 6 makes the jump, has a new trailer for E3. More racing, a little less fetishisizing thread counts.Though there is this weird s... more
I've seen a lot of shots of Quantic Dream's Beyond: Two Souls set in the same run down urban environments that characterized Heavy Rain, but this E3 trailer focuses on Jodie Holmes' (Ellen Page) military training in the Middl... more
I feel bad for not being more invested in Knack when I'm reasonably sure it will end up being a worthy pickup for PlayStation 4 owners. For starters, it looks like something Pixar could have put out, which isn't the kind of ... more
We got a glimpse of inFamous: Second Son gameplay from Sucker Punch tonight and, well, there's a reason series fans are excited. How could you not be?
From a pure visual standpoint, the graphics are really starting to c... more
Bungie took its sweet time before revealing the first gameplay of Destiny tonight during Sony's E3 press conference. Was it worth the wait? That remains to be seen, but I like what was shown.
It came across as a mix of Borde... more
Riding high off its announcement that the PlayStation 4 will have no DRM, no anti-used game policy, and will support game ownership, Sony has released a video detailing its incredibly deep and nuanced system for sharing physical copies of games.
This, right here, is the great video of E3 so far. Bar none.
Oh my GOD, is this stuff glorious.
Xbox Owned. more
Mad Max from Avalanche Studios, creators of the Just Cause series, was announced during the PlayStation E3 press conference. While no actual gameplay was shown, PlayStation gamers will get exclusive DLC when it launches on PS4 and Xbox One. more
Ready at Dawn Studios showed off a trailer for a new IP for the PlayStation 4, called The Order: 1866. While the trailer didn't show a lot, it did show enough to get me excited. It's a Victorian-era setting with lots of awes... more
[Update: You can now watch the archived show on the Youtube video above]
The final press conference of the day is Sony. They wowed us at the initial reveal of the PlayStation 4, but will they be able to pull it off again ton... more