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Boy stops speeding car, credits Mario Kart for his skills


10-year-old Gryffin Sanders put his shell-dodging training to the test
Aug 05
I don't remember the last time I read or watched a feel-good story involving videogames in the mainstream news. Hell, I'm having trouble finding news within game media outlets that doesn't paint a bleak or damning future for... read

Aksys selling VLR watches for Hurricane Sandy relief


All proceeds go directly to Red Cross
Nov 14
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is great. The sweet pre-order watch modeled after the in-game bracelet is also pretty great. If you missed the chance to score the watch for free, you now have the option to buy it directly f... read

Champions Online gets massive vehicle update


Take to the skies
Nov 11
Champions Online has gone through some rather big changes since its launch back in 2009, most notably the one in 2011 which saw the MMO go free-to-play. Now there's another rather large update to the game, with... read

Last year's most heartwarming game-related story was without a doubt that of Michael John Mamaril, the 22-year-old Borderands fan who lost his life to cancer. His friend Carlo sent an email to Gearbox Software explaining the ... read feature

New Arkham City behind the scenes vid talks sound design


May 16
Rocksteady did absolutely everything right in Batman: Arkham City. This includes the stellar sound design; punching thugs makes a satisfying thud, bones make an earth-shattering crack, and even Batman's cape itself has a cas... read

Watch copies of Shaq Fu get blown the f**k up


Feb 15
Chad James of ScrewAttack is a big damn hero. He and his father took a truckload of copies of Shaq Fu, the infamous Shaquille O'Neal fighting game, to the gun range for some target practice. The video that resulted from that... read

(For the first part of my mission to rid Metropolis of crime, go here and for the third, go here) When last we saw Green Lantern reservist Zentarim the Space Cowboy, he was brooding about crime and preparing to kick evil in t... read feature

Trust fund set up in honor of heroic Relic designer


Sep 09
A few days ago we talked about Brian Wood, the Relic designer who sacrificed his life by steering into an oncoming car to protect his wife and unborn child. We've been informed that a trust fund has been set up to help his wi... read

Relic designer killed saving family in car accident


Sep 07
Relic designer Brian Wood died in a car accident on Friday, sacrificing his own life so that his wife and unborn child would survive. Wood swerved his car into an out-of-control Chevy Blazer that was on a collision course wit... read

If you've spent any time on Destructoid today, you've probably noticed my preview of Cryptic Studios' latest offering, Champions Online. It is certainly an ambitious title for any studio, yet in the hands of the development t... read feature


I'll be the first to admit: The idea of being a superhero has been a stupid little fantasy of mine many times in my life. Who doesn't want to be able to have amazing powers and do awesome things, preferably with a theme song?... read feature


Any DC fan was probably already drooling as soon as they heard that Sony Online Entertainment was working on an MMO featuring the characters of the DC Universe, but I found myself wondering what it might have to offer beyond ... read feature

Prince of Persia voice actor recounts survival of Mumbai attacks


Dec 03
Last week, while Americans were celebrating Thanksgiving, a series of ten coordinated terrorist attacks hit Mumbai, India. Over 170 people have been confirmed dead thus far, and nearly 300 were injured in the tragic, brutal a... read

'Heroes' game is official, will be published by Ubisoft


Jul 26
We've heard a bit of buzz this week, but now it's real: A videogame based on NBC's hit television show Heroes has just been officially announced. Ubisoft signed a licensing agreement with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms... read






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