Mario Golf: World Tour features four player multiplayer via online, or local play with just a single cartridge. As it should, but you know the best part of all this? Everyone is playing simultaneously. You don't have to wait... more
Along with Push Me Pull You, I got to finally see what Musclecat Showdown was all about. And. It. Was. Glorious.
You and another muscle bound cat have to strike your owners requested poses, and the person that's able to do th... more
We had a chance to take a peek at the PS4 version of MLB 14 The Show this past week at a preview event, and it was clear from the get go that the game benefits greatly from the power that the PS4 provides. Now, it's not like ... more
Today, NBA 2k14 released its first next-gen screenshot, featuring Lebron James. That is screenshot. Singular. I think NBA Live 14 is winning the next gen race, though, because it released its one screenshot almost a month ago. At least show some gamesmanship and one up them, 2K. Release two (k) screenshots.
Anyways, they are both attached. Which one looks more next gen? more
The latest installment of the Pro Evolution Soccer series, PES 2014, will share the same engine as Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The Fox Engine gets around! Konami is going all in with hyping this one, stating that PE... more
Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised?
The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii ... more
NCAA Football 14 is going to be a much better game than NCAA 13. I can assure you that much because it has implemented a physics engine, the Infinity Engine 2. If the name rings familiar, the first iteration of the Infinity E... more
More Blood Bowl? More Blood Bowl. I just love typing that name. This time around, Cyanide will be appealing to fans of management sims with Star Coach, a new game heading to Windows, Mac, and tablets in Q2 2013 with cross-pla... more
2K Sports will once again be putting on the MLB 2K Perfect Game Challenge, though the format has changed somewhat for MLB 2K13. Starting on April 1, players can begin competing for a total of $750,000 spread across 30 MLB Te... more
October was a hell of a month here in San Francisco. There’s nothing like sports to shore up the bonds of comradely in otherwise disparate, eclectic pockets of the world. Just look at how the Olympics create a national ... more
If you read my E3 preview of Madden 13, you know that I’m tenuously excited for it. If you haven’t, well, I’m tenuously excited for it. The reason behind this cautious optimism is that Madden has finally imp... more
The last FIFA game was pretty well received. Accordingly, much of what I saw for FIFA 13 seemed to be more of a refinement of FIFA 12 than a complete overhaul, although I’m sure this is what most players are expecting.
THQ has announced WWE '13, and with that came some backstory about how CM Punk has changed wrestling like how Stone Cold Steve Austin changed things 15 years ago. There's more to it then that, but, yeah. Wrestling!
So what's... more
The draw of “reality” television is its ostensibly greater degree of unpredictability over scripted shows, the coveted “you can’t make this stuff up” factor. Many simulation videogames better rep... more
With summer almost here, I'm sure die-hard football fans are already packing their coolers and mixing their magical sauces in preparation of pre-season football... which starts in late August. But before any real pigskins fly... more
EA Sports put the Madden cover to a vote once again this year, and as of last week, the fans had whittled down a bracket of 64 NFL players to just two: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam "Ace Boogie" Newton (the No. 1 seed) an... more
Sony San Diego experimented with motion controls in MLB 11 The Show last year, implementing basic PlayStation Move support in a fringe game mode, Home Run Derby. The inclusion of Move controls in a casual party game and ... more
Most core gamers saw Microsoft’s Kinect sensor and scoffed, dismissing out of hand its potential for use in anything but kids’ games and casual experiences. The people at EA Tiburon, however -- having already impl... more
Imagine yourself on Tea Olive, the first hole of the famed Masters course at Augusta National. Trying to avoid the bunker on the right side of the fairway, you aim your tee shot to the left -- but alas, you push it a bit too ... more
This is the third year in a row that 2K Sports is holding its Perfect Game Challenge for its MLB 2K series. They're changing the format this time, but previously, the first person to throw a verified perfect game would win $1... more
When it comes to Super Bowl soothsaying, EA Sports' Madden NFL games almost have it down to a science. The sports sim has correctly predicted the winner of six of the last eight Super Bowls; the first time it was wrong was b... more
Three weeks after its initial release, Kinect Sports: Season Two has just come out with the first piece in its monthly add-on content. Challenge Pack #1 features a new game mode for each of the six activities already include... more
At a recent EA showcase in New York City, the publisher trotted out just one PlayStation Vita title -- a bit surprising, since the handheld is set to launch in North America, Europe, and Latin America relatively soon, on Febr... more
Soccer is the world’s most popular sport for numerous reasons, but perhaps the most important one is its inherent simplicity: it’s the original “pick-up-and-play” game. You don’t need any expensi... more
At first glance, Rapala for Kinect sounds like it would be the same old song and dance. Motion controlled fishing game? Yeah, been there done that. But after watching the trailer, it has come to my attention that you can pun... more
"Holy s**t, there's a New York Knick in there!"That was Destructoid New York-based sports man Samit Sarkar's reaction to 2K Sports full reveal for its "NBA's Greatest" roster. The 15-player legends roster will be a part of NB... more
NBA 2K11 drew mass-market attention by putting Michael Jordan on its cover, but his appearance on the box highlighted the mode that sold many gamers on the title: "The Jordan Challenge," in which players could relive ten clas... more
The folks over at 2K Sports have upped the ante in the cover athlete game once again. Last year’s well-received NBA 2K11 surprisingly sported former minor league baseball player (and professional basketball pl... more
EA Sports announced tonight that Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos will grace the cover of NHL 12, ending the Chicago Blackhawks' two-year reign on the hockey game's box (Patrick Kane was on the NHL 10 box, and Jonath... 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
Sony finally announced the price point for its new handheld, which has been rechristened the PlayStation Vita: $249 for the Wi-Fi-only model, and $299 for the model with Wi-Fi and 3G. Now all that remains to be seen is the qu... more
The March release of 2K Sports’ Major League Baseball 2K11 came with the fanfare of the publisher’s second annual competition to throw an in-game perfect game for a $1 million cash prize. This time around, 2K twea... more
Before last Thursday, the last time I saw Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in person was at the unveiling of the Madden NFL 10 cover, which took place in April 2009 in New York City’s Times Square. &ldqu... more
You may have seen the big reveal of SSX: Deadly Descents on the VGAs last night and thought to yourself, "That video was cool, but I wish I had at least three screens and some sort of description of the game." Destructoid to ... 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
Finally, we get a look at what Tony Hawk: Shred is going to loo like. With Ubisoft's snowboarding franchise head, Shaun White, heading into skateboarding it only makes sense that Activision's skateboarding king, Tony Hawk, wo... more
When I was eleven or twelve, I was always on a skateboard. I wasn't one of those kids who was really attempting to learn how to ollie and kickflip, though I'll admit to an occasional fantasy that I might someday.
No, it was a... more
Ntreev's digital crack RPG golf game Pangya is currently entering its fourth season, and along with tons of new features and systems, it's got some new characters as well. Thankfully, however, they haven't neglected to bring ... more
You're probably familiar with the PSP version of Ntreev's RPG-style golf game, Pangya. If not, you're at least familiar with the dude who won our recent contest. Originally an online PC game, the title is now going strong int... more
With the highly-anticipated launch of Madden NFL 10 only a week and a half away, it’s high time for you to familiarize yourself with the game if you haven’t done so already. To that end, you can go through twenty ... 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
Yes, yes, this is yet another batch of screenshots of The Bigs 2, but this time, we’ve actually got some news to go along with it! 2K Sports has re-launched the game’s official Web site. Don’t worry, though ... more
Electronic Arts dropped a bunch of Madden NFL 10 screens this morning, all of which you can view in our beautiful gallery. The point of these (there’s always a point) is to illustrate Tiburon’s attention to detail... more
As we get closer to the June 30th release date of Fight Night Round 4, EA Sports is revealing more and more of the game’s roster. Last time, they unveiled nine fighters, and this time, we find out about nine more playab... more
This is our third post full of The BIGS 2 screenshots. The images in this batch feature the following players: Red Sox LF Jason Bay, Red Sox pitchers Josh Beckett and Daisuke Matsuzaka, Mets CF Carlos Beltrán, Brewers ... more
Until now, we’ve only known about 12 of the 45-plus boxers in Fight Night Round 4 (eight heavyweights and four others). But earlier this week, in the third roster reveal, EA Sports told us about nine fresh faces. The ne... more
With the Wii, Nintendo has scored a tremendous, undeniable hit; it’s the first videogame console that could arguably be said to appeal to the masses (i.e., not just people who have traditionally been labeled “game... more
Today was a historic day for baseball: the new Yankee Stadium, the most expensive sports venue ever built, had its Opening Day in a game against the Cleveland Indians. Catcher Jorge Posada christened the brand new ballpark wi... more
Big news in the boxing world today: Oscar De La Hoya, 10-time world champion and winner of Olympic gold at Barcelona in 1992, has announced his retirement. The 36-year-old “Golden Boy” decided to call it quits fou... more
It’s rare for a sports game to have more than one cover athlete, but EA Sports is bucking the trend with Grand Slam Tennis for the Wii, which will feature tennis greats Roger Federer, John McEnroe, and Serena Williams o... more