Destructoid is at MAGFest 12, and in addition to our "Community First" panel, we're also roaming the halls looking for trouble. For those of you who haven't attended before, there's a large dealer room to peruse and purchase ... more
After the success of last year's Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode party, they're returning with the bigger and better version, set for this weekend during PAX in Seattle. Fangamer X Attract Mode will feature hot new games from 17... more
At its gamescom press conference, Sony unveiled a new IP for PlayStation Vita called Big Fest. In the free-to-play simulator, players manage a music festival with the aim to become the world's greatest music promoter.
The rea... more
Not everyone can make chiptunes. Look, I'm a classically trained musician and I have trouble making them. My last creation sounded like a TurboGrafx-16 farted and then poured acid on itself.
iOS and Android app eJay Pu... more
Have you ever been playing Ecco the Dolphin and thought to yourself, "This music is great, but I really wish it sounded as trippy as how the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey looked"? Well then have I got a gift for you!
Last year... more
MAGFest 11 has come and gone, but as James Hetfield once said, the memory remains. Why should we have to wait a whole year for the next event, though? Why can't MAGFest be every day, or at least every few weeks?
MAGFest organ... more
As previously mentioned, the Saturday's schedule at MAGFest was incredibly compact. There were tons of great acts scheduled as well as several impromptu performances that turned out to be some of the best of the show.
As alwa... more
Last year, Metroid fan site Shinesparkers assembled a massive team of musicians for Harmony of a Hunter, a two-disc explosion of Metroid tunage. It was so incredible that even original Metroid composer Hip Tanaka was digging... more
In the span of a couple of months, three very different Final Fantasy cover bands released their first full albums. Is that too much? Well, if you had read the headline of this article, you would already know the answer to th... more
You would think with the deluge of Mega Man merchandise in recent months that the franchise was celebrating some kind of anniversary or whatever. Bandai is poised to release Classic Mega Man in its D-Arts figurine line, an ex... more
You ready for PAX? It's just a few short days away! I wish I could go, but The Fates have conspired against me. I'll be missing out on many things, such as the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode party going down on Saturday night a... more
This will be the third time we discuss this Mega Man soundtrack collection. There must be something wrong with me, because I already own pretty much all the music available in this collection. And by "own," I mean physically ... more
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Every other videogame franchise seems to be celebrating a major anniversary lately. However, there's one little series that seems to have slipped everyone's mind. Everyone except Dtoider TheManchild, ... more
With just a week left until the release of Grasshopper Manufacture/Digital Reality's gorgeous schmup Sine Mora on the Xbox Live Arcade on March 21st, I can barely wait, and now I have an even bigger reason to be excited ... more
[Update: The target has been reached! The album is now available here!]
Years in the making, OverClocked ReMix's massive Mega Man X project, Maverick Rising, is just around the corner. I've been waiting for this mother like y... more
As if dancing in front of a camera in the comfort of your own home didn't make you look silly enough already, Harmonix has released an app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices today to take the humiliation to the next ... more
Face? Rocked off. Heart? Still beating.
Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu and his band, Earthbound Papas, headlined the concert Saturday night at the 10th MAGFest (Music and Gaming Festival), held this year at Nation... more
Last week, I shared Rokko Chan, a most adorable Mega Man clone that swapped the Blue Bomber for the Blue Bombette. It's a great game in its own right, sporting the same high polish, incredible pixel art, and catchy jams as it... more
We told you yesterday that you should check out WayForward's new eShop 3DS title Mighty Switch Force! And that wasn't the first time we told you how great this game is. It's platforming and puzzles, with delicious artwor... more
The Zelda anniversary train keeps on a-rollin', this time with a gift care of OverClocked ReMix.
25YEARLEGEND is a particularly special album of Zelda arrangements in that each contributing artist is a notable composer from ... more
The release of Skyrim may have kicked off the holidays for some of you fine folks, but for me, November 11 was Mega Ran Day! After months of waiting, nerdcore rapper Random has unleashed the final album in his Mega Man tribut... more
Sega's Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure is a title that we've seen a bit of from Japan recently, but now it has been announced exclusively for the 3DS.
Set in a 3D Paris, players go on a rhythmic adventur... more
Oh hey, check it out! In addition to the announcement of brand new songs for Dance Central, Harmonix sent over a positive slurry of brand new screenshots and character art for the game. There's a little something for everyone... more
In case you haven't heard the good news, Pop'n Music Portable is on its way to the PSP, complete with 9-button mode and the classic art style fans have come to love. Now according to these screenshots spotted on Andriasang, t... more
My support for indie developers is no secret to anyone who has read Destructoid in the past, but there is a definite line between ranting about the people you admire and seeing them join your community to share their work. De... more
A while back Nex brought to our attention the ZREO project which was started in order to recreate all The Legend of Zelda series music with an orchestra sound. This is a great project and Nex did a great job of covering the... more