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Here are some more Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions screens

We have already seen a little bit of the "full 3D action" of Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions, and it looks like those lucky attendees of PAX Prime can get some hands-on time with it this weekend. Stupid lucky jerks who I love hav...   more

Here are some more Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions screens photo

The Costume Quest 2 PAX Collector's Challenge sounds fun

Midnight City is hosting a Costume Quest 2 'Trick or Treat' Collector's Challenge at PAX Prime later this week and it's going to be worth setting some time aside for if you're looking to score swag. Essentially, you'll need t...   more

The Costume Quest 2 PAX Collector's Challenge sounds fun photo

PAX highlight: Olimeat and Porkmin

I'm slowly recovering from a wild and crazy PAX weekend. I've been to PAX East twice in the past, but this was my first time attending Prime. It was beyond a doubt the most emotionally polarizing con I have ever attended, fil...   more

PAX highlight: Olimeat and Porkmin photo

I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

I've heard a fair bit about Max: The Curse of Brotherhood this year. This spiritual successor to Max and the Magic Marker sounded great, but it somehow was just off my radar, lost in the shuffle among the new games and consol...   more

I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood photo


I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood photo
I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood photo
I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood photo
I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood photo
I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood photo
I want to marathon Max: The Curse of Brotherhood photo



Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system

While it wasn't necessarily available for public play, Nintendo did bring a couple of their newly announced 2DS game systems to PAX Prime this week to show off to media.  I was totally surprised at just how small and lig...   more

Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system photo


Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system photo
Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system photo
Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system photo
Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system photo
Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system photo
Nintendo 2DS: I really like this bread slice of a system photo



Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks

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

Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks photo


Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks photo
Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks photo
Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks photo
Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks photo
Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks photo
Fangamer X Attract Mode: Art, indie games, music, drinks photo



Scare yourself stupid with Outlast at PAX

There's nothing I like more than to curl up into a little ball and weep like a wee lassie, and Outlast looks like it's going to give me plenty of opportunities to do so. The pants-wetting survival horror title is due out on S...   more

Scare yourself stupid with Outlast at PAX photo

Uber is trying its hand at tower defense with Toy Rush

The next game from the makers of Monday Night Combat and the upcoming Planetary Annihilation is going in an altogether different direction. Toy Rush is a card-centric tower defense title built for mobile devices. If, like me...   more

Uber is trying its hand at tower defense with Toy Rush photo

Here's your PAX East 2013 group photo!

Now that PAX East 2013 is well behind you and you've all finally sobered up, I thought it would be about time to share this year's group shot! Rumor has it that it was so cold during this year's photo shoot that Hamza literal...   more

Here's your PAX East 2013 group photo! photo

The Swapper deserves your attention

PAX East had a ton of indie games on display this year, and while many of them looked great, only a handful stopped me dead in my tracks as I became mesmerized by what was happening on-screen. The Swapper was one such game, ...   more

The Swapper deserves your attention photo

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent

What was once a thriving area of small and unique downloadables titles has slowly become a void. It just seems Microsoft doesn't care to support what made Xbox Live Arcade so special in the first place. Max: The Curse of Br...   more

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent photo


Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent photo
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent photo
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent photo
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent photo
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent photo
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is surprisingly violent photo



PAX: UDON releasing updated Mega Man art book

Hyrule Historia is pretty awesome. The History of Sonic The Hedgehog is not bad either. But for me, the best game series bible is Mega Man Official Complete Works. Released to celebrate the franchise's 20th anniversary, it co...   more

PAX: UDON releasing updated Mega Man art book photo

PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U

[Update: Check out our Interview with WayForward] In today's "unexpected, f*cking awesome" news, Capcom has announced DuckTales Remastered for PlayStation Network, Wii U eShop, and Xbox Live Arcade. WayForward is handling de...   more

PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo


PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo
PAX: DuckTales Remastered announced for XBLA, PSN, Wii U photo



The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too

I must admit, I was worried about how many Dtoiders would actually make it into PAX Prime this year. Tickets sold out in record time, yet everything turned out alright. A bunch of you made it to our panel on Friday, and then ...   more

The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too photo


The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too photo
The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too photo
The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too photo
The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too photo
The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too photo
The PAX community group shot, plus cosplay pics too photo



PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game

As PAX wound down to its final hour, I happened to walk by the Microsoft booth once more on my way out and noticed the Xbox Live Arcade game State of Decay finally had some space for me to get a quick runthrough as the conven...   more

PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game photo


PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game photo
PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game photo
PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game photo
PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game photo
PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game photo
PAX: State of Decay is not just another zombie game photo



PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions

I managed to get my hands on the new Razer Blade gaming laptop after the announcement yesterday during PAX 2012. I wanted to steal one, but there were only two, and its creators were hovering over both of them.  The Raze...   more

PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo


PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo
PAX: New Razer Blade hands-on gallery and impressions photo



Book of Memories gets new screens, fans go apeshit

Konami uploaded some new Silent Hill: Book of Memories screens to its Facebook page, which yet again invited a slew of hatred and animosity from a fanbase enraged at the existence of a spin-off portable game. So incensed are ...   more

Book of Memories gets new screens, fans go apeshit photo

Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party

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

Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party photo


Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party photo
Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party photo
Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party photo
Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party photo
Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party photo
Sneak peak at the Fangamer VERSUS Attract Mode PAX party photo



Street Fighter X Tekken art book comes to US in September

Damn. That's one mean stink eye. Hot on the heels of Marvel vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works is Street Fighter X Tekken: Artworks. Released in Japan this past April, the 192-page book is being published by UDON for America...   more

Street Fighter X Tekken art book comes to US in September photo

A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was

PAX East 2012 is long behind us now but that doesn't mean we can't have one last look back at all the great costumes, booths, and how ripped Mr. Destructoid was at the show. All these photos come courtesy of some of the Dtoid...   more

A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was photo


A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was photo
A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was photo
A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was photo
A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was photo
A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was photo
A plethora of photos to remind you how fun PAX East was photo



A 4-week-old Bastion looked ugly but played beautifully

Videogame development is an iterative process, and games undergo countless changes along the way. In many cases, the final product bears little resemblance to earlier versions, as developers refine their vision and excise fea...   more

A 4-week-old Bastion looked ugly but played beautifully photo

PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley

TERA is going to be out soon; May 1st, to be exact. The game will feature action-based combat instead of the usual die-roll system used by most MMOs. I'm all for an MMO that uses engaging combat and tries to do something diff...   more

PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley photo


PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley photo
PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley photo
PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley photo
PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley photo
PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley photo
PAX: Hands on with TERA's Twilight Valley photo



The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos!

PAX East 2012 is in the books and it was another amazing time for the Destructoid community! Mr. Destructoid showed off his muscles, we partied with Namco Bandai's ShiftyLook, Max Scoville got slapped in the face multiple tim...   more

The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos! photo


The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos! photo
The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos! photo
The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos! photo
The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos! photo
The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos! photo
The PAX East 2012 group shot + community photos! photo



PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer

If you are at PAX East and you haven't had the chance to check out Skulls of the Shogun, then you are really missing out on one of the best games here. It's fast paced, easy to learn, and you can play the multiplayer in just...   more

PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer photo


PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer photo
PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer photo
PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer photo
PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer photo
PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer photo
PAX: Skulls of the Shogun has a kickass new trailer photo



PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles

Every PAX we let the community wear the Mr. Destructoid helmet. This year for PAX East we've given the helmet duties to community member Jacob "N7" Harder. Jacob also happens to be a professional body builder (seriously) so w...   more

PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles photo


PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles photo
PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles photo
PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles photo
PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles photo
PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles photo
PAX: Mr. Destructoid shows off his muscles photo



PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses

Medieval combat has been featured prominently in videogames. Fantasy RPGs, in particular, have always been filled with swords, axes, and archery. What hasn't really been explored much is realistic multiplayer melee combat. War of the Roses is Paradox's highest-budget game to date, and they are tying their best to make you enjoy hacking at other people with sharp, pointy things.   more

PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses photo


PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses photo
PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses photo
PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses photo
PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses photo
PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses photo
PAX: Hands-on with War of the Roses photo



Aliens: Colonial Marines will be at PAX East

Good timing! Having just heard quite a lot from Jim about the current status of Aliens: Colonial Marines, PAX East attendees will have the opportunity to try the game out for themselves. On top of this and Hell Yeah! Wrath of...   more

Aliens: Colonial Marines will be at PAX East photo

Mr. Destructoid at PAX

Every year at PAX, several lucky community members get a chance to don the famous Mr. Destructoid helmet and strut their stuff around the show floor. This year was no exception, and we've included a gallery here of some of th...   more

Mr. Destructoid at PAX photo


Mr. Destructoid at PAX photo
Mr. Destructoid at PAX photo
Mr. Destructoid at PAX photo
Mr. Destructoid at PAX photo
Mr. Destructoid at PAX photo
Mr. Destructoid at PAX photo



The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures

The Dtoid Live 2 panel this year at PAX Prime was ... something else. We have video of the entire panel which will be going up next week, but in the mean time, here are a variety of pictures from the hour of chaos. To sum thi...   more

The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures photo


The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures photo
The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures photo
The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures photo
The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures photo
The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures photo
The Dtoid Live 2 panel in pictures photo



ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos

I had a chance to meet up with some representatives of ASUS and take a tour of their sweet rigs and a few new tablets. Featured are pics of the company's $1,500 graphics card, new $400 Android Tablet, a Windows 7 tablet, tons of awesome high-end systems, a 50-terabyte media server, triple-monitor racing set-up, and lastly, a 6.2 GHz quad-core, liquid-nitrogen-cooled system.   more

ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos photo


ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos photo
ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos photo
ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos photo
ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos photo
ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos photo
ASUS' power-hungry PAX booth in photos photo



PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers

Funny enough, most of the badass cosplayers weren't even videogame related. Case in point: This Buzz Lightyear costume. What's also becoming pretty great is that videogame companies are integrating professional level cosplayi...   more

PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers photo


PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers photo
PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers photo
PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers photo
PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers photo
PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers photo
PAX saw all sorts of rad cosplayers photo



The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one

PAX just gets bigger and bigger each year. We love the hell out of this show and are amazed just how grander it gets each time. This year there are two whole floors dedicated to gaming, not to mention HaloFest taking up a flo...   more

The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one photo


The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one photo
The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one photo
The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one photo
The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one photo
The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one photo
The sights and cosplay of PAX Prime from day one photo



HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream

Across the street from PAX Prime this year is a floor completely dedicated to everything and anything Halo. HaloFest basically is a musuem containing cases full of history, the WETA designed Warthog and even an entire section...   more

HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream  photo


HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream  photo
HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream  photo
HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream  photo
HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream  photo
HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream  photo
HaloFest is a Halo fanboy's wet dream  photo



Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor

The show floor at PAX is absolutely nuts, just like it always is. It's crowded, flashy, fun and sometimes kind of smelly. Still, we're having a great time here.  Luckily they gave us media members time to run around the ...   more

Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor photo


Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor photo
Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor photo
Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor photo
Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor photo
Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor photo
Pictures of the crazy PAX show floor photo



Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky

Rounding out the multiplayer maps in Gears of War 3 is Gridlock, because of course it is. I have not-so-fond memories of rushing forward and immediately dying in the Gears 1 version of the map. Good times. In total, we're loo...   more

Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky photo


Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky photo
Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky photo
Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky photo
Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky photo
Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky photo
Gears of War 3's take on Gridlock looks spooky photo



The Halo 4 Warthog is coming to Forza Motorsport 4

Yes, you read the headline correctly. 343 Industries revealed a number of new Halo goodies at their preview event last night, including that the Halo 4 Warthog would be hitting Forza Motorsport 4. The folks at Turn 10 showed ...   more

The Halo 4 Warthog is coming to Forza Motorsport 4 photo

I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest

HaloFest this weekend will be showing people Halo: Anniversary in 3D. The public won't be able to get hands-on with the single-player portion, but 343 let members of the press give the game a whirl. Plus, I also got hands-on with Halo: Anniversary's multiplayer mode and finally unveiled Firefight mode.   more

I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest photo


I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest photo
I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest photo
I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest photo
I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest photo
I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest photo
I played Halo: Anniversary in 3D at HaloFest photo



Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita

DrinkBox Studios is bringing its follow-up to About a Blob to PAX Prime. Instead of hitting PlayStation Network again, this time the developer is putting its new sidescrolling platformer Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack ...   more

Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita photo


Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita photo
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita photo
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita photo
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita photo
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita photo
Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack announced for Vita photo



Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces

If you don't spend 45-minutes (minimum!) customizing your character when you finally get your hands on Skyrim this November, you're doing it wrong.  But if you'd rather Bethesda hold your hand, you're at least going to h...   more

Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces photo


Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces photo
Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces photo
Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces photo
Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces photo
Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces photo
Spend the next hour looking at Skyrim's preset faces photo



Ms. Splosion Man pinball out August 31, playable at PAX

Pinball FX2's next pinball table is based on Twisted Pixel's Ms. Splosion Man and it's set to come out on August 31 for the Xbox 360. The collaboration between Zen Studios and Twisted Pixel sees Splosin Man and Ms. Splosion ...   more

Ms. Splosion Man pinball out August 31, playable at PAX photo

PAX 10: The lost photo gallery

If you've ever packed into a sweaty hotel with all of your nerdy friends at PAX you've probably come to know one fact of life: you're going to lose something.  Virginity aside, one guy will end up with your laptop charge...   more

PAX 10: The lost photo gallery photo


PAX 10: The lost photo gallery photo
PAX 10: The lost photo gallery photo
PAX 10: The lost photo gallery photo
PAX 10: The lost photo gallery photo
PAX 10: The lost photo gallery photo
PAX 10: The lost photo gallery photo



PAX 10: The day before gallery

The 2010 Penny Arcade Expo has not started yet, but we're all here anyway. Nothing happened today, but we thought we'd share a gallery of pictures taken of nothing happening anyway. Anyway. Here's us running around Seattle, and then later at Gameworks. Excuse the drunk faces and inappropriate poses. More tomorrow. Also, Chad called my flower photography "fu*kin' gay."   more

PAX 10: The day before gallery photo


PAX 10: The day before gallery photo
PAX 10: The day before gallery photo
PAX 10: The day before gallery photo
PAX 10: The day before gallery photo
PAX 10: The day before gallery photo
PAX 10: The day before gallery photo



PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor

The first thought I had while walking the PAX show floor this year and taking pictures was that I was amazed how much it had grown since the first time I came in 2007 -- it's literally three times the size it was back then. T...   more

PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor photo


PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor photo
PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor photo
PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor photo
PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor photo
PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor photo
PAX 09: Get a gander at the show floor photo



PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery

Okay, real quick-like, I'm going to explain that image. This guy told me last PAX that Kingsport Horror (an expansion for my current favorite board game, Arkham Horror) was going to be available by Halloween of 2007. Do not t...   more

PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery photo


PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery photo
PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery photo
PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery photo
PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery photo
PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery photo
PAX 08: Tabletop Gallery photo