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Destiny

Bungie doesn't think you should be disappointed by the lack of exploration on Earth in Destiny


But you probably will be
Jul 29
For fans concerned that the amount of areas available to players in Destiny, Bungie has spoken out in a bid to reassure the masses. And their idea of reassuring those who participated in the Destiny beta is to basically pop o... read
Row Row fight Triple A
When you look to hard-hitting journalism you (hopefully) look to Destructoid. In keeping with this tradition we had the creators of Hyper Light Drifter onto our live channel to talk about developing the game while we totally... read feature

20 minutes of Titanfall for your hype pleasure


It certainly mechs for a pretty game
Oct 06
I have to admit that despite all of the adoration and anticipation surrounding Titanfall, I haven't been feeling the hype myself. I know I'm not alone in this sentiment, but I like to believe I have been keeping my cynicism ... read
Pokemon

Pokemon X/Y is the most pre-ordered 3DS game in Japan


Because of course it is
Oct 02
With only ten days left until release, Pokemon X and Y have collectively claimed the crown of the most pre-ordered 3DS game in Japan, reports Famitsu. Sitting at a pretty 1.26 million copies pre-ordered, X and Y have edged ou... read
There are no such things as stupid questions...
PAX attendees are in for a super special treat next week. The infamous Keiji Inafune will be delivering an hour-long panel in the Kraken Theater on Saturday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM. He'll run through his 25-year industry care... read feature

Come join us for Evo 2013 festivities in San Francisco


Only the hype-est need apply
Jul 14
I think I've made it pretty clear that I think San Francisco is the best city in America. No, that's not up for debate. To help solidify these claims we've teamed up with Dear Mom in San Francisco to craft the finest Evo 2013... read

The Question: Is Halo 4 living up to the hype?


Sound off on one of 2012's biggest games!
Nov 07
Today is sloooooow. It's the day after the US presidential elections, and the day after Halo 4 launched, so the game industry is busy sleeping off one heck of a late night. We're still here though, and today's the perfect tim... read

The World Ends with You: Solo Remix out now


Aug 27
It was leaked ahead of time that Square Enix was building to an iOS port of The World Ends with You, something that would have infuriated hyped fans under normal circumstances. However, Square Enix had hinted that it wasn't j... read

Of course you do! I just got back from an early visit to the L.A. Convention Center, home to next week's massive industry event: E3. You may have heard about it. The final preparations are almost complete, with companies putt... read feature


Every year, E3 rolls in surrounded by a sea of hype and anticipation. Sometimes, this hype is surpassed with giant waves of unexpected news and announcements. Other times, the show ends in disappointment, as many of the new g... read feature


E3 is the biggest videogame industry event of the year, and with good reason: It is out of control. In a good way, of course. Huge game announcements, non-stop news, a whirlwind of assets -- it's one of the best, most excitin... read feature

Could a new Baldur's Gate be on the way?


Feb 29
A new teaser site has crept onto the thing we call the Internet, and it brings sultry promises of new Baldur's Gate content. The site plays music, has a few images, and bears a quote from Alaundo, but the stuff hidden in the ... read

Fighterpedia brings you late-night Skullgirls hype


Feb 07
For today's after-hours entertainment, Woolie and Matt of Fighterpedia present the ladies of Skullgirls, hot and vicious for your pleasure. The video is a five-minute excuse for the boys to gush incoherently about how awesom... read

Valve begins hyping something (HALF-LIFE 3 CONFIRMED OMG)


Dec 12
This past Saturday, Valve released a video featuring Portal 2 antagonist Wheatley. Unsurprisingly, the Internet descended upon it with icepicks and magnifying glasses, ready to take it apart and examine every frame for clues ... read

Sony: If you care about games, you'll want a PS Vita


Nov 29
If you're a real gamer, Sony is calling you out! Sony executive Michael Denny has essentially challenged anybody who thinks they like videogames, claiming that if you care about them, you're going to want a PlayStation V... read

Have some Zelda orchestra for your face


Nov 12
Alright, Skyrim had its time in the sun. Now to switch hype trains and get pumped for Skyward Sword! Fans who were unable to attend the 25th Anniversary Symphony will still be able to get their jam on with the special CD pac... read

[Update: Here it is! BOOM! As you can see in the footage, we're going back to San Andreas. At least the Los Santos area, judging from the footage. Oh wowzer!] Grand Theft Auto V's debut trailer is happening today and we've g... read feature

PS3 firmware update 3.72 announced as Sony builds hype


Sep 20
The biggest release this week is undoubtedly a PS3 exclusive -- Firmware Update 3.72! Sony is so excited about this update -- which does nothing of value -- that it's announced its release ahead of time on the PlayStation Blo... read

Call of Duty Elite rewards 'best community in the world'


Jun 23
Activision has said that Call of Duty has the best community of fans in the world, and that is why it's charging a subscription fee for Call of Duty Elite, the new optional service that will soon allow fans access to a variet... read

Zelda Skyward Sword 'best example' of Nintendo innovation


Mar 09
King of all Badasses Reggie Fils-Aime has been talking up The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, confidently claiming that it shows off the best example of Nintendo-brand innovation.  "We continue to be distinctive based on... read

Sony: Shift to 3D will be quicker than the shift to HDTV


Dec 23
Sony's firm belief in 3DTV as the future has been given a little extra cement by SCEE president Andrew House, who has restated the company's faith in the technology, and also noted that people will shift to 3D at a faster rat... read

Molyneux: Kinect will spawn new controllers


Dec 06
Microsoft Game Studios boss and hyperbole master Peter Molyneux has warned against writing Kinect off so early. Despite it looking like a game that will do little more than on-rails shooters and dancing games, everybody's fav... read

Pachter doesn't believe Kinect/Move shortages are real


Nov 29
Industry analyst and milk thief Michael Pachter has question claims that Kinect and PlayStation Move are in short supply. He believes instead that Microsoft and Sony are deliberately withholding units in order to keep up dema... read

MS: You better order Kinect by the end of the week


Nov 18
Microsoft is continuing the drive the Kinect hype train at full speed, attempting to cause consumer hysteria in time for the holidays. According to Xbox Live boss Don Mattrick, if you don't buy a Kinect before this week is ov... read

Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 is now officially available for purchase in North America, and that means our launch coverage has begun. We threw a slew of stories online all at once, but here's a handy guide in case you're looking to follow along at home.  read feature

Ballmer: Kinect is the Xbox 360's 'next generation'


Oct 05
The inside of Steve Ballmer's underpants glisten with pre-cum whenever he thinks about Kinect, if his latest statements were made with any degree of sincerity. The hyperactive Microsoft creature has declared that his company'... read

Sony: Move feels better than a mouse & keyboard


Aug 12
The PC is considered the home of the real-time-strategy game, with the mouse and keyboard providing uncontested control of a battlefield. Sony, however, has other ideas, claiming instead that PlayStation Move has what it take... read

Ninja Theory didn't enjoy being a PS3 launch developer


Jul 29
Ninja Theory isn't in the spotlight as much as it used to be, and there's no denying that Enslaved: Odyssey to the West has less of a spotlight than Heavenly Sword did. According to the studio, however, this is a good thing. ... read

Electronic Arts: 3DS will 'sell like hotcakes'


Jul 23
If there's one thing I love about the 3DS, it's the giddy excitement that it seems to inspire from jaded writers and world-weary developers alike. Electronic Arts is the latest to radiate the hyperactive glee of a small child... read

Street Fighter 4 producer has something big on the way


Jul 05
Guess what? A videogame developer is working on a videogame, and he's excited. Here's the part of the post that is news. Yoshinori Ono, producer of the Street Fighter 4 games, pitched a game to Capcom's head of Research and D... read






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