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The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 revealed complete with bearded Geralt


Game Informer cover spills the beans
Feb 04
The new issue of Game Informer has apparently gone out to digital subscribers, and on its cover is a brand new game: The Witcher 3. The folks at NeoGAF have uploaded the cover art in full as well as the first details on this ... read
Nintendo Force

Nintendo Force #1 is out, here are my impressions


No subscription option just yet
Jan 12
Nintendo Force magazine, which was only publicly announced a few weeks back, officially launched yesterday, January 11. If you'd like to score yourself a copy of the debut issue, head on over to the Nintendo Force page and cl... read
Jonathan Holmes is one of the founding editors!
So Nintendo Power is over and done with. Tears and all that. Pour one out for our homies. The throne has been abdicated. Time for a new king to rise to power. You've likely heard about a little something called Nintendo Force... read feature

Nintendo Power had awesome merch
[Offbeat Hall of Fame is a showcase of the cool, often bizarre products and media from years past that celebrate videogames and gamer culture.] Have you picked up your copy of the final Nintendo Power yet? Looking through it ... read feature

The final issue hits all the right notes
Last night, I noticed that the final issue of Nintendo Power was in stock at Barnes & Noble. Naturally, I bought two copies: one to peruse and one to leave in the shrink wrap FOR. EV. ER. If you've ever been an NP reader ... read feature

The final Nintendo Power cover is perfect


Simply... perfect...
Nov 30
On the left is Nintendo Power #1. On the right is the final issue, #285. Wow. Bravo. We were hoping to wait until the mag hit newsstands on December 11, but since this photo of its cover has been making the rounds all day, we... read
Future US puts another game mag out to pasture
Damn, son. Future US is on the warpath as of late. It wasn't enough for the publishing house to pull the plug on Nintendo Power; now its sights are set on PlayStation: The Official Magazine (not to be confused with PlayStatio... read feature

SHAKE IT, BABY, SHAKE IT
What? WHAT? WHAAAAT!? WHAAAAAAAAAAAT!? Suck it down! That's what I'm talkin' 'bout! Hell yeah! The cover of November's Nintendo Power features our half-genie starlet in full pirate garb, teaming up with her archnemesis Risky ... read feature

Nintendo Power sends out farewell letters to subscribers


Sep 26
It's still hard to believe that, after 24 years, Nintendo Power is about to be laid to rest. Even while current and former fans mourn, there are some who are oblivious to the magazine's fate. To bring those folks up to speed,... read

The Howard & Nester comic Nintendo Power didn't print


Sep 09
Ever since the announcement of Nintendo Power's cancellation, former Nintendo of America spokesman and official Gamemaster Howard Phillips has decided to start sharing all kinds of Nintendo-related goodies on his Facebook pag... read

Virtue's Last Reward is previewed in Nintendo Power


Sep 01
You think I've forgotten about Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward? HELL no! I've merely been trying to keep my distance so that I don't work myself up into a spastic frenzy. I was doing such a good job too, until I learned tha... read

Mega Ran's special Nintendo Power farewell rap


Aug 23
Two days ago, we learned the heartbreaking news that Nintendo Power, one of if not the most influential American gaming magazine, would cease publication following the December issue. Maybe you've been a long-time subscriber... read

Proof that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a Tetris god


Jul 19
Steve Wozniak, computer wizard and one of the founding fathers of Apple, has boasted about his mad Game Boy Tetris skills on several occasions. According to Steve, he still walks around town armed with a few Game Boy Lights (... read

Adventure Time game will take a page out of Zelda II


Jul 03
From Nintendo Power #280, the same issue that revealed Mighty Switch Force HD for Wii U, comes some juicy information regarding WayForward's other upcoming game, Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage? As y... read

Wii U to receive Mighty Switch Force HD at launch


Jul 02
Mighty Switch Force is an awesome game. The free update on May 24 made it even more awesome. And now its poised to become even more awesome-o than that! According to Nintendo Power, WayForward is planning an HD port of Mighty... read

Castlevania: Mirror of Fate is a Belmont family reunion


May 30
I promised more details about the upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate for 3DS, so here they are. Don't ever say I never did nuthin' nice for you jabronis. Also from the Nintendo Power reveal, we learn that ... read

New Castlevania on 3DS and Lords of Shadow 2 confirmed


May 29
Last week, we heard rumor of a new Castlevania on the way for 3DS entitled "Mirror of Fate." The latest issue of Nintendo Power confirms that rumor, yet it also indirectly confirms that Lords of Shadow 2 is coming along as we... read

About damn time! Pikmin 2 Wii-make finally coming to NA


Apr 25
[Manly Guys Doing Manly Things by Kelly Turnbull] Aside from Chibi-Robo!, every game in the New Play Control! line of GameCube-to-Wii remakes has been brought over to North America... with the exception of Pikmin 2. For some ... read

eShop to get Cave Story, Mighty Switch Force updates


Apr 24
[Cave Story art by glitcher, Mighty Switch Force art by Genzoman] Two of the better games on Nintendo's downloadable service are about to become even more awesome, according to fresh tidbits straight from Nintendo Power. Cave... read

YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. YES. ... read feature

Epic Mickey 2 lead platform is Wii, 3DS version confirmed


Mar 25
GamesRadar has uploaded a nearly five-minute walkthrough of the upcoming Epic Mickey 2, demonstrating the 360 build and the new drop-in, drop-out co-op. GR has confirmed suspicions that the Wii version is the lead platform. ... read

Club Nintendo peeps and more get free Kid Icarus AR cards


Mar 14
One of the hooks of the upcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising is the use of AR Cards to play special augmented reality minigames. The game itself will come with six cards randomly drawn from a pool of 20, but there are still tons of ... read

3DS' eShop file size limit is a whopping 2 GB [Update]


Feb 27
[Update: Tommy Refenes just contacted us to let us know that the source article was taken out of context. He actually doesn't know what the eShop cap is, but if Nintendo wanted to make things easy for developers, he thinks a ... read

Good People Die, the sequel to 999, is coming to America


Feb 21
Alright! That's one game crossed off my list! Let's see if the rest follow suit! The latest issue of Nintendo Power has confirmed that Extreme Escape Adventure: Good People Die, the sequel to the f*ckin' amazing visual novel ... read

All this week, Destructoid will be posting Zelda-themed features to celebrate this weekend's release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It's Zelda week! If you were a gamer growing up in the States during the late 80s / e... read feature

GameFan chief says the industry is a sad state of affairs


Oct 23
If you're like me, you grew up reading Diehard GameFan. The magazine was as close as we had to a Destructoid back in the 1990's; independent, opinionated, and more focused on the love of games than getting rich. What a l... read

Nintendo Power publisher could close magazines


Sep 29
Future, the big ol' publisher behind a bunch of great magazines and websites, is looking at shifting operations as broke-ass Americans aren't buying enough magazines. Or something like that. A note to investors makes it sound... read

The most pixel-y Metroid cosplay ever


Aug 27
We've seen some brilliant Metroid cosplay in the past, but I can safely say that the above is the most authentic translation of the characters as they appear in-game. Animator Daniel Cattell, also known as ChozoBoy, construct... read

Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype preview in Nintendo Power


Jun 01
Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype Version might have been delayed from launching alongside the 3DS eShop on June 6, but Nintendo Power isn't making the wait any easier with its preview in the latest issue. It's been said before, ... read

Sonic Generations 3DS will be completely side-scrolling


May 25
Sonic Generations was just confirmed for 3DS through the latest Nintendo Power, and now we have more details on the nature of the gameplay. Chief of 'em all is that both play styles -- Classic and Modern -- will be side-scoll... read






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