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New Destructoid Show: We Dare to be Totally Rad at GDC

Ladies and gentlemen... GDC is coming to an end. I'm exhausted, braindead, and still making Charlie Sheen jokes in spite of the fact that I'm completely sick of them. That being said, today's stories are as follows: Ubisoft ...   more

New Destructoid Show: We Dare to be Totally Rad at GDC photo

GDC 11: Tara Long vs. The Giant Robots of Gatling Gears

If you're a fan of giant robots or simply destroying them with massive weaponry, put Vanguard Studio's upcoming twin-stick shooter Gatling Gears on your radar. Tara Long spoke with senior game designer Sander van der Vegte to get the scoop on the game, scheduled for a PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade release later this year.     more

GDC 11: Tara Long vs. The Giant Robots of Gatling Gears photo

GDC 11: Tara Long harasses Fancy Pants Adventures creator

Popular Flash game Fancy Pants Adventure is gettings its third installment later this year, this time as an Electronic Arts-published downloadable title for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. At EA's showcase event at GDC earlier this week, Tara Long caught up with the game's creator Brad Borne to find out what's so fancy about this adventure's fancy downloadable pants.   more

GDC 11: Tara Long harasses Fancy Pants Adventures creator photo

GDC 11: Digital Extremes talks The Darkness 2 (video)

Later this year, Dark Sector developer Digital Extremes will release its take on Top Cow's The Darkness. We got our first look at The Darkness 2, the follow up to 2007's Starbreeze Studios-developed title, at GDC this week. ...   more

GDC 11: Digital Extremes talks The Darkness 2 (video) photo

GDC 11: Forget Shark Week, Depth is where it's at

Treasure-looting divers versus a shiver of sharks, wrapped up in an Unreal Engine-powered bundle. Yes, Depth looks increasingly like the multiplayer PC game we never knew we so desperately wanted. The team has sent out a new...   more

GDC 11: Forget Shark Week, Depth is where it's at photo

Day three of IGDaily's GDC coverage, now with Tara Long

Two days ago, Hamza appeared on Machinima's Inside Gaming to help with the show's GDC coverage. It was great. Yesterday, Max and Nick appeared on the show as well. It was also great. Today, Tara Long co-hosts the show, and i...   more

Day three of IGDaily's GDC coverage, now with Tara Long photo

GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz

The makers of Trials HD are bringing their brand of physics-based racing over to WiiWare later this year with MotoHeroz. While you are racing around in different cars through the 75-plus levels, MotoHeroz feels more like a p...   more

GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz photo


GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz photo
GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz photo
GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz photo
GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz photo
GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz photo
GDC 11: Physics-based racing on the Wii with MotoHeroz photo



GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls

Lead Designer Mike Zaimont is the man behind Skullgirls. He's also a pro fighter who's competed in EVO tournaments, so he knows a thing or two about making a good fighting game. I got some really good hands-on time with this...   more

GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls photo


GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls photo
GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls photo
GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls photo
GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls photo
GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls photo
GDC 11: You need to pay attention to Skullgirls photo



GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE

So Jimmie Johnson's Anything With an Engine is fun. I know, I was surprised too. It's basically the Mario Kart formula mixed in with the charming style and appeal of the Wacky Racers cartoon series.  You'll be using var...   more

GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE photo


GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE photo
GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE photo
GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE photo
GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE photo
GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE photo
GDC 11: Hands-on with Jimmie Johnson's AWAE photo



Day two of Dtoid and Inside Gaming's GDC coverage

Following Hamza's appearance on Inside Gaming yesterday, in which our good friend got his drink on, the Voltron-esque collaboration between Machinima and Destructoid continues with another recap of the 2011 Game Developers C...   more

Day two of Dtoid and Inside Gaming's GDC coverage photo

GDC 11: Staring is okay: Battlefield 3 footage

DICE is showing off Battlefield 3 at GDC, and I hear it's gearing up to be pretty [embargoed]. They're sharing the love for us non-attendees too, thankfully -- take a look at this first "Fault Line" video installment. Seem s...   more

GDC 11: Staring is okay: Battlefield 3 footage photo

Magicka DLC says 'Good Morning, Vietnam'

When Arrowhead studios said their plans for future Magicka DLC were really "out there", they weren't kidding. They've just announced a new pack for the game dated this spring, called "Magicka: Vietnam." Yeah, that's right. M...   more

Magicka DLC says 'Good Morning, Vietnam' photo

GDC 11: Ninja Gaiden 3 'Unmask' teaser trailer!

Tecmo Koei has decided to pull the trigger early on its GDC offerings by releasing a hot new teaser trailer for Ninja Gaiden 3. Very little has been said about the game since its Tokyo Game Show announcement, but the public ...   more

GDC 11: Ninja Gaiden 3 'Unmask' teaser trailer! photo

GDCE 10: Chahi and Bel talk about Project DUST

At GDC Europe today, Eric Chahi (Another World, Flashback) and Ronan Bel (Ubisoft lead programmer genius) talked about the upcoming (and promising) Project DUST. Chahi showed a lot of video material of their engine, and how ...   more

GDCE 10: Chahi and Bel talk about Project DUST photo

Vtoid: Carnage crashes the Game Developer's Conference

After cashing in all these used bottles I found, by some miracle I finally had enough money to get over to The GDC and explorer all of its employment opportunities! I, myself, and I have always wanted to know what really g...   more

Vtoid: Carnage crashes the Game Developer's Conference photo

War for Cybertron Interview: Screw you Michael Bay

Instead of spending hours trying to figure out exactly how to turn my little Optimus Prime toy back into a truck, I'd much rather just push a button to make it happen, which is why I'm excited whenever a developer decides to...   more

War for Cybertron Interview: Screw you Michael Bay photo

Preview: Easy Piano kicked my ass

First off, know that I'm a seasoned piano player. I've been playing for over 25 years now, and I still play almost daily. I play part-time in a band or two, record often, and have even taught a few people to play piano. But ...   more

Preview: Easy Piano kicked my ass photo

Brink gets a f*cking gorgeous new trailer

Bethesda has released a new trailer for its highly promising shooter Brink, and it looks more beautiful than David Bowie's golden scrotum. None of it's gameplay, of course, but it still manages to hype and excite like all go...   more

Brink gets a f*cking gorgeous new trailer photo

GDC10: Deus Ex 3: Human Revolution!

What other headline could we use? It is what it is. Developer Eidos Montreal has officially unveiled the latest in the Deus Ex series with a new trailer for what has become Deus Ex 3: Human Revolution. You can see it in all ...   more

GDC10: Deus Ex 3: Human Revolution! photo

GDC 10: Move: The Shoot has me spinning

On-rails light gun action is what you're getting with this PlayStation Move game called The Shoot. It's called The Shoot because you'll find yourself traveling through mock movie sets. Think of an updated Virtua Cop that tak...   more

GDC 10: Move: The Shoot has me spinning photo

GDC 10: The best (and sexiest) Move game ever: Slider

I've played a few Move games, but the one I just played (above) is the best so far. It's called Slider, and it is the only Move game so far from SCEJ. Slider is set in Hong Kong. A poor office boss and his lovely secretary a...   more

GDC 10: The best (and sexiest) Move game ever: Slider photo

GDC 10: Sony's Move trailer: Wireframed imagination

We've seen enough living room family gaming promotional videos to last us a lifetime. Nintendo started it with the Wii a few years back, but here recently both Sony and Microsoft have been putting their own versions out with...   more

GDC 10: Sony's Move trailer: Wireframed imagination photo

GDC 10: Sony Move Party girl looks like Amber Lamps

When I was watching Sony's presentation for their motion sense enabled Move Party game this afternoon, I was kind of hung up on the person playing the game. She reminded me of someone, but I couldn't put my finger on who it ...   more

GDC 10: Sony Move Party girl looks like Amber Lamps photo

Mega64: Bring guns to GDC 2010!

Mega64's first GDC 2010 commercial didn't make the cut so they've made another commercial and this one definitely appeals to the nerdier side of gaming. Unfortunetly for Mega64, the second ad is just as bad as the first one....   more

Mega64: Bring guns to GDC 2010! photo

Mega64: GDC is the hottest party in gaming

This is all true. All of it. Seriously.   more

Mega64: GDC is the hottest party in gaming photo

GDC 09: The Conduit, the Wii FPS you need to see

Even though GDC 2009 is done and gone, we couldn't let The Conduit slip by. This first-person shooter is going to surprise a lot of people when it finally drops. We were able to talk with the guys at High Voltage about this W...   more

GDC 09: The Conduit, the Wii FPS you need to see photo

Talking Red Faction and blowing s**t up with Volition

I can't be the only one who, as a kid, liked to build things just to knock them down. Sure, the school therapist may have thought I had issues, but come on... knocking things down just feels good. That seems to be part of wha...   more

Talking Red Faction and blowing s**t up with Volition photo

GDC 09: Battlefield Bad Company 2 revealed

Last week at GDC, DICE threw a party to give us the first look at Battlefield Bad Company 2. DICE went all out with old school style post cards, little toy tanks and even an ice sculpture tank that shot out alcohol! As for t...   more

GDC 09: Battlefield Bad Company 2 revealed photo

Now this is the greatest Mega64 skit ever

Two years ago, I said that this was the greatest Mega64 skit ever. That video has now been topped by their Metal Gear Solid 4 skit that was filmed last week during the Game Developers Conference.  Unlike some other Web sites, I'm not going to spoil the surprises. Just hit the jump to see the video and prepare to be blown away.    more

Now this is the greatest Mega64 skit ever photo

GDC 09: Project Offset is very much alive and kicking

Remember when we first heard about Project Offset, that gorgeous first-person shooter set in the realm of fantasy, and then proceeded to hear next to nothing about it since then? Well, it's not dead, thankfully. Although the ...   more

GDC 09: Project Offset is very much alive and kicking photo

GDC 09: Destructoid Discusses DSi, iPhone, and the new PSP

When you're at GDC, you hear sh*t. We do. We have. So this evening we walked around San Francisco and talked about what we've heard this week and what we think is coming up. The topic: portable gaming, with a focus on downlo...   more

GDC 09: Destructoid Discusses DSi, iPhone, and the new PSP photo

GDC 09: This Batman: Arkham Asylum video may blow you away

Hear that? That's the sound of my jaw dropping. Granted, it doesn't take a whole lot to get me worked up over a videogame these days, but I'll be damned if Batman: Arkham Asylum doesn't look to be what fans of the Caped Crusa...   more

GDC 09: This Batman: Arkham Asylum video may blow you away photo

GDC 09: How silly you'll look playing WarioWare: Snapped!

So you thought Nintendo's Bill Trinen looked nuts playing Rock N' Roll Climber? Forget that -- it's old news. The new hontesss for looking like a nutjob while playing a game is WarioWare: Snapped!One of the first available ga...   more

GDC 09: How silly you'll look playing WarioWare: Snapped! photo

GDC 09: Rock N' Roll Climber rocks... sort of

I'll be the first to admit that Nintendo's Rock N' Roll Climber is not what I had expected. I suppose it would have been a bit much to expect that I'd be playing a groupie game featuring my favorite Rock of Love cast members....   more

GDC 09: Rock N' Roll Climber rocks... sort of photo

GDC 09: First look at Dexter iPhone game

Confession time -- I don't own an iPhone or a bonesaw. Neither of those things kept Marc Ecko Entertainment from sitting down with me to show off the upcoming Dexter title for Apple's portable do-it-all. Developed by Ica...   more

GDC 09: First look at Dexter iPhone game photo

GDC 09: Modern Warfare 2 teaser released, game dated

The 9th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards ended with a bang -- a bang that could only be brought by a teaser for a hype-inducing game of Modern Warfare 2's level. Infinity Ward put the debut video for the first-person shoo...   more

GDC 09: Modern Warfare 2 teaser released, game dated photo

GDC 09: Playing Crysis on a Dell laptop thanks to OnLive

Crysis running smoothly on a Dell Studio 15? Looks like it!We told you about the revolutionary new cloud-computing service OnLive yesterday, and while many of you were skeptical about how well the device would work (myself in...   more

GDC 09: Playing Crysis on a Dell laptop thanks to OnLive photo

GDC 09: Havok's latest tech demonstrations impress

Are there any graphics/physics whores present in the audience? Don't be ashamed; I am right there with you, to be completely honest. Anyway, this post is almost certainly going to be entertaining exclusively to a small portio...   more

GDC 09: Havok's latest tech demonstrations impress photo

Epileptic Gaming 109: Listen to us talk about GDC

Tonight our brotha's from Epileptic Gaming put on episode 109. Since we are continually meshing with them to become something like out of Akira, we'll be calling in with the various things we've seen at GDC this ...   more

Epileptic Gaming 109: Listen to us talk about GDC photo

GDC 2007: Mercenaries 2 developer walkthrough

Pandemic was on hand at the GDC to show off their new next-gen title, Mercenaries 2. Even in this pre-alpha version of the game, it's looking incredibly good, and has quickly risen to the top of my "must play" l...   more