Activision has today revealed a follow-up to last year's surprisingly enjoyable Skylanders, continuing the idea of toys that can be scanned into an active videogame world. Skylanders Giants is an all-new game that will intro... more
Well... that's one solution, I suppose.
To recap, Nintendo acknowledged the game-breaking bug in Skyward Sword and started making plans to correct it. You could mail your hardware to the company directly (ick!), or you could ... more
As a long time fan of the Ninja Gaiden series, I was a bit skeptical when I learned Team Ninja was looking to reestablish the series. After it's last showing at TGS left many confused and a bit worried, me included, the devel... more
Apparently our beloved MECC journey to the West is making its way to the Wii on December 9. Awesome. With variations of the property already available on damn near every platform in existence, it may not be too exc... more
Oh, Brian Provinciano! How do you keep managing to squeeze cameo after reference and reference after cameo into Retro City Rampage? Keep it up and the game will never be released in our lifetime!
This latest trailer announce... more
Activision has announced that three new characters -- Hex, Dino-Rang and Wrecking Ball -- are now in stores, able to be purchased and used in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. New images of the toys have been released alongside... more
Confirmed: Japanese teens hate Nintendo Wii!
In Nintendo's financial results briefing, speaking on product appeal, Satoru Iwata shared some age-demographic charts for both Japan and USA. The data for Japan shows that te... more
WWE '12 is still not on store shelves, but that hasn't stopped THQ from prepping for a future DLC release. The Diva pack will be the first DLC to hit, which is planned to be released in December. Here's all the Diva's include... more
An M-rated JAWS game on 3DS; I don't know who has been asking for such a product, but here you go.
JAWS: Ultimate Predator is also getting a Wii version as well, though the embedded trailer is for the aforementioned handheld... more
Here is a bunch of screens for Square Enix's kinda-MMO-but-not-really Dragon Quest X. For some reason, Square has a habit of putting out small, poor quality images, so expect it to look a bit better than these shots suggest.&... more
Here are some fresh screenshots for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. They have swords and monsters in them, which is a refreshing change of the pace for the series.
This game has been on the cards for so long that I ... more
Kirby's Return to Dreamland is out October 24, and Nintendo's release some art to get us all pumped. It's bright and cheerful, and I've already made the Beam Flare picture my new desktop background, because it's awesome. ... more
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure is doing something no other videogame has ever done by making real collectible toys be an integral part of a videogame experience. It's a novel concept, one that has left many people scratching their head at such an idea.
In this new ambitious take from developer Toys for Bob, I finally got to see first hand just how this whole concept works. more
Don't kick your Wii into a ravine just yet, folks! Nintendo may have completely forgotten the thing exists in North America for most of 2011, but there's a little bit of life left in the old girl yet. Some of that life is bei... more
In a whole new world under the sea, in a tale as old as time that brings the circle of life together. This is a snapshot of the Disney universe, basically. In Disney Universe the game, you get the chance to experience the var... more
Writing that headline made me want to create a game called Beasts and Classes: Beat some Asses!, where you play as a human-type teacher who has to discipline-spank different Pokemon-like students, the ones who didn't do ... more
Activision Publishing has announced another Cabela's title, this time Cabela's Adventure Camp. It's a collection of mini-games designed around motion controls, so it'll be hitting Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii. As expected... more
The follow-up to Sengoku Basara 3: Samurai Heroes (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes to us) is coming to the PlayStation 3 and Wii in Japan. Entitled Sengoku Basara 3: Utage ("Utage" being an archaic term for "Party"), Capcom finally revealed that it's coming November 10, 2011. more
Here are a bunch of screenshots for Sonic Generations. Don't get too excited -- they're for the "City Escape" level which we already knew about. In fact, some of these screens aren't new at all (they're in the preview I just ... more
Say what you will about Activision as a publisher, but damn, those guys sure know how to put out incredible box art.
If and when I see Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai in a brick and mortar store, there's a good chance I... more
In case you've forgotten, Mr. Destructoid is a playable character in Retro City Rampage! Not only that, but Destructoid is a playable level. Nuts! These new screens from developer Vblank Entertainment show off some parts of t... more
Activision's pitch for Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure has been met with some derision from gamers, and it's not surprising. The idea of plugging toys into a thing in order to interact with a videogame seems tacky as anything b... more
Look at that above image. Beautiful, huh?
Nintendo just released some gorgeous new images for the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and you can view them all in the gallery.
This game looks like it is coming along ... more
Soccer is "the world's game," and EA's FIFA series has been the publisher's best-selling sports title for years now. EA Sports president Peter Moore hit the stage at yesterday afternoon's Electronic Arts E3 press conference t... more
Want to see some 3D screenshots of Wii games running on the 3DS? Then download this win.zip file, copy the contents onto a SD card, insert the SD card into a 3DS, and there you go. It'll take a little while, as there are hund... more
Yesterday we told you that Crafts & Meister has set a solid Japanese release date for their upcoming Wii RPG Earth Seeker: June 23. Now we have new screenshots and artwork from this pretty title. See the treasures of our ... more
I got to play Bit.Trip FLUX in its entirety yesterday. I loved it so much, but I promised the guys at Gaijin Games I wouldn't tell you that (or anything else about the game for that matter) without their explicit permission.
Good God, we've already done so many previews of Kirby's Epic Yarn. There's the one that Jim wrote, and the video with me and Jim playing the game, and the write-up that Hamza did last month, and the impressions that Chad did... more
A return of the FlatOut racing franchise with a new game by developer Team6 was announced back in April, but it didn't seem to make that big a splash considering we don't seem to have announced it, so consider this your intro... more
More images of Donkey Kong Country Returns have been released as part of Nintendo's massive media blitz this morning. They are now conveniently available for your perusal here on this very website. Shocking, I know.
I ca... more
A group of screenshots of the new Mario Sports Mix have been released that show basketball, volleyball, dodgeball and hockey being played by lovable, iconic Nintendo characters.
I would suspect that these are more party-orien... more
Above you can watch a trailer for the Wii version of Michael Jackson: The Experience. It is much as you would expect: A bunch of people dancing with Wii remotes and having a spectacular time doing it. I can't remember t... more
Edmund McMillen of Team Meat sent us some intriguing images this morning. They're the very first screenshots released from Super Meat Boy showing the Xbox Live Arcade exclusive level, "teh internets."
The image above, of cour... more
"GoldenEye is back. Get your friends."
This. This is why I'm excited for GoldenEye on the Wii (well, being a massive Bond fan helps too). I'm not sure if I'll be able to recapture the magic that my friends and I had sitting ... more
While Konami's press conference at E3 has almost nothing to do with Lost in Shadows the game was presented there and I'll take any excuse to bring up the genius that was that press event. The excuse to bring up Lost in Shadow... more
Yeah, I don't have it in me today. You'll get no clever medical tie-in within this write up. I was almost feeling a headline like Scrub In For New Screens from Trauma Team or something like that. I killed that before it happe... more
In a stunning reversal of fortune that will surely seal many a hunter's fate, the newest screens from Capcom's Monster Hunter TRI confirm that certain fearsome dinosaurs can dance.
"What's the problem with dancing dinosaurs,"... more
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle is just a little more than a month away from launch, and it seems that Ubisoft is going to do their best to keep the game on our minds. They just launched an official website for the game,... more
People frequently ask me the question "What's you're favorite line from the game No More Heroes 2?" I usually respond with "Poopie... Now I have the sad face." Then they say, "Don't get all cute with me guy, just tell me the... more
So, this is what I do with my life now. I find screenshots of videogames and sexy people, put them together, then post them on the internet. Why do I do this? Well, the technical reasons are still there (I didn't want to thes... more
Those of us unhappy with Need for Speed: Shift's shift to a more "realistic" style of racing and overall general crappyness might actually be looking forward to a Wii racer that isn't developed by Nintendo as Need F... more
For a Guitar Hero game featuring a band as legendary as Van Halen Guitar Hero: Van Halen has had surprisingly little hype -- as in almost none. There's been a reveal trailer and some stuff with it at E3, but other than that i... more
The screenshots in the gallery below exist for one purpose and one purpose alone: To give me justification for ranting about the existence of a sequel to the 2007 cinematic re-imagining, Alvin and the Chipmunks. I consider it... more
Capcom is invading TGS with all sorts of ferocious beats this year. Lost Planet 2 got a new trailer, and Frank West looks pretty vicious as well. Not to be outdone, Monster Hunter Tri is also on hand, with a new trailer and p... more
There are some videogames that people would rather talk about than play. For instance, folks have spent more than a year prattling on about how much they "appreciate the significance" of BioShock, and how Braid just... more
Jordan has already spoken for the majority of us on staff when he says we are hyped for Spyborgs, a Wii exclusive title coming our way from Capcom this September. Hamza's already played the game and says it has that old schoo... more
Hey, Monster Hunter fans! Look! A thing happened! Capcom has just announced that the formerly Japan-only Monster Hunter 3 will be coming to North America and Eurpoe, where it will be known by the title Monster Hunter Tri. Yea... more
Sure, we've all seen Tatsunoko Vs Capcom before. Hell, it's been out in Japan for so long that we've even managed to give it a proper review by now. But the following screenshots and videos are from the North American version... more
When EA Sports' FIFA 10 was announced, I was worried that the team at EA Canada wouldn't be able to top this year's effort. Well, they seem determined to prove me wrong, according to some new gameplay details announced alongs... more
JoWooD Productions and DreamCatcher Games is coming out with a yoga game for the Wii simply called Yoga. That’s not the story here. The story here is that international model Anja Rubik will be featured in the game. A... more