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Five games we could really Kinect with


Jan 16
Kinect, as it stands right now, is a "pretty cool" thing. As a supplement to the general operation of an Xbox 360, it's hard for me to imagine living without it now that it's in my home. As an accessory designed for the purpo... read

The King of All Cosmos is as awesome as your principal


Jan 14
And this is the premise behind Touch My Katamari. The King of All Cosmos must prove that he is awesomer than that little kid's school principal. At least that's what I hope the premise is really all about, because that would... read

Touch My Katamari trailer: Goro the Slacker is a gamer


Dec 20
Goro is...well, he's a lot like me. He's a gamer, slacker, and internet addict, though my head quite isn't as long as his. You'll see in this new trailer for upcoming Vita game Touch My Katamari that during one of his strugg... read

Everybody loves Katamari Damacy, right? Keita Takahashi’s silly, quirky creation -- classified by publisher Namco Bandai in the genre of “rolling action” -- is, by now, a beloved series. But for many fans, t... read feature

Touch My Katamari Billiards trailer is classy as hell


Dec 09
Well, it's as classy as billiards trick shots in soft focus set to piano music can get. That's pretty classy for anything related to the Katamari games from Namco Bandai. ... Okay, so it's not classy at all. But it's hilario... read

King of all Cosmos struts his stuff for Touch My Katamari


Nov 15
Namco Bandai released the opening cinematic for Katamari Damacy No-Vita (Touch My Katamari in the US and Europe), coming to PlayStation Vita. You can watch it. The King of all Cosmos has some serious moves. It's ea... read

Help us design our upcoming Katamari Dtoid shirt!


Oct 25
Our Destructoid store is slowly expanding with more and more gaming shirts. The next gaming inspired design to arrive at our store will be a Katamari Damacy themed one created by the wonderfully talented Linz Collins. The ful... read

The DTOID Show WAS live today! It was good, we had juice


Oct 21
Today, we did our live show, as usual. You know, except Tara and our producer Zac are down at Blizzcon. Today I got left to my own devices with Anthony Carboni, host of Revision3's new show New Challenger, which I was o... read

Touch My Katamari will be a day-one PlayStation Vita game


Oct 20
The Katamari Damacy title for PlayStation Vita has been given a rather amazing name: Touch My Katamari. Better yet, the game will be available on February 22 alongside the PlayStation Vita's debut in North America, Canada, Eu... read

PS Vita digital games cheaper than boxed copies


Oct 11
Last night, a number of PlayStation Vita launch titles were priced for Japan, bringing with it the good news that digital versions will be cheaper than physical versions -- something that the PSPgo utterly failed to do. A num... read

Katamari Amore rolls onto your iPhone today


Sep 29
Feeling the need to get the ball rolling? Well Namco Bandai foresaw this and decided to whip up a portable Katamari for your iPhone. Katamari Amore will be hitting the App Store today and it's more of exactly what you'd expe... read

First screenshots and teaser for Katamari Damacy Vita


Sep 16
How does shape-shifting Katamari action sound? That's what the next game, due out on PlayStation Vita, promises. Namco Bandai has posted the first screenshots of Katamari Damacy for Vita, plus a suitably quirky teaser trailer... read

TGS: Namco teases the new Katamari Damacy for the PS Vita


Sep 14
KATAMARY DAMACY!!! We already knew the series was heading to the PlayStation Vita and Namco Bandai was finally able to let out some info about the new game. Don't get your hopes up too high though, as the only thing that was ... read

Katamari creator Keita Takahashi to work on MMO Glitch


Jul 14
What's next for the guy behind Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy? A MMO. Keita Takahashi has joined forces with Canadian developers Tiny Speck to work on the upcoming MMO Glitch. You'll easily get why he is involved when you ... read

Don't mess with Katamari's Prince of All Cosmos


Jul 05
Although, technically, the Prince would eventually roll you up in his Katamari regardless of you being a dick to him. Still, you might get to enjoy life a little longer if you let the Prince roll along in peace. read

Adventure Time creators love games, plan to make games


May 23
It's clear from this panel at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival that the creators of the hit show Adventure Time really loves videogames. There are a lot of name drops here in terms of gaming's influence on the show; Zelda, Ma... read

Corgi in a Yoshi outfit! Corgi in a Yoshi outfit!


Mar 21
As my first post on my first day back at work, I really wanted to set the tone as positive. And with corgis. So I present to you a Welsh Corgi named Yoshi, dressed up in a Yoshi (from Nintendo's Mario series) outfit. How grea... read

Roll up Destructoid with a Katamari in your browser


Mar 14
This one's for folks using Safari or Chrome only: a clever programmer has designed a version of Katamari Damacy that you can play in your web browser on any web page. Simply paste the following code into your address bar and ... read

Katamari creator's new company is called 'Uvula'


Oct 04
Keita Takahashi, the mad genius (he's at least one of those things all the time) behind Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy left Namco Bandai some time ago, apparently bored with game development. Rumor was that he ha... read

Katamari creator thinks the future for videogames is dark


Aug 13
Keita Takahashi may be famous for making bright, happy games such as Katamari Damacy and Nobi Nobi Boy, but the quirky developer has a bleak and depressing view on the future of the games industry. In fact, he doesn't think h... read

Resident Evil 5, Beautiful Katamari hit Games on Demand


Feb 16
The Xbox 360 Games on Demand train continues to roll, as Resident Evil 5 and Beautiful Katamari have hit the service in North America today. The seven gig Resident Evil 5 will run you $29.99, and $19.99 will get you all three... read

The art of Once Upon a Pixel: Katamari Damacy


Nov 09
Did you enjoy last week's Once Upon a Pixel episode? Want some insight as to how and why I created the dark world that Death Ball takes place in? If the answer to either of these questions is "no", then maybe you haven't seen... read

Once Upon a Pixel: Katamari Damacy


Nov 03
Once Upon a Pixel kicks off its official first season with an episode based on Katamari Damacy! Except this time, it's not a bright and happy videogame about consumerism. You see, in the world of Once Upon a Pixel, Katamari i... read

Monday Mind Teasers: KOI2


Oct 05
Last week was full of violence as Karoshi (Japanese for "death by overwork") brought us countless levels involving suicide strategies. If you thought that was the peak of Japanese odd vocabulary and Japanese-themed ... read

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Katamari Forever launch trailer is ... uh, yeah


Sep 23
I'm sure you all remember the first trailer for Katamari Forever that Joseph posted a while back. It had a monkey in it, which is really the only reason I remember. Above, you'll find the new launch trailer for the game, whic... read

Katamari Forever demo hits PSN with two free levels


Sep 11
I know full well that the upcoming Katamari Forever is nothing more than a rehash of all the previous games with new skins and music, and you know what? I'm just FINE with that. Much like the Silent Hill series, I'm just happ... read

Katamari Forever coming to PS3s on September 22


Aug 31
Yes, that's a boring and functional headline, but I'll be damned if I'm going to make like every other blogger and write that Katamari Forever is "rolling" onto the PS3. Everybody's done that, and it's neither origi... read

Stop making sense: A tribute to videogame gibberish


Aug 17
Here's something that a lot of people don't get: videogames shouldn't always talk. There is a variety of reasons for this, but I'll just touch on a few. For one, videogame characters are most often made out of hand-drawn spri... read






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