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Destructoid in Japan: Mega Happy Fun Week at Hudson GET! Trilogy - part 1/3


Nov 15
Let me be the first to say that I, your faithful bucket-headed webmaster, am a lucky gaijin bastard.  If anyone could have preemptively told me that our rabid little gaming blog would some day make its cameo in Bomberman... read
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LARPish Japanese Dragon Quest IV commercial


Nov 07
Dragon Quest and live-action weirdness go together like pancakes and peanut butter -- the combination isn't necessarily obvious, but the two fit nicely when you put them together.This time around, a costumed party travels ac... read
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'Videogames are a luxury' says Katamari creator


Oct 29
I'll be the first to admit that it's easy to lose perspective when you spend days writing about, talking about, and finally playing video games. Katamari Damacy's creator Keita Takahashi hasn't lost sight of anything, and he ... read
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Eat Sleep Play logo unveiled


Oct 17
A couple of months ago, we told you about the departure of game maker David Jaffe (God of War, Twisted Metal) from Sony to start his own company with Scott Campbell, and they named it Eat Sleep Play. Now Level Up has the firs... read
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Howard Phillip Lovecraft, who should need no introduction, kept a list of ideas.  As far as I am aware, all writers (and most artists) do this in one form or another.  I constantly struggle to keep my list compounde... read feature

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How to be a games industry news tipster with Joe Burling


Jul 19
Regular readers of Destructoid should, by now, be very familiar with the name Joe Burling. Also known as user BuckF1tches, Joe has been invaluable as of late, providing us with news tips constantly and daily. What we get to p... read
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eBayed PS2 packed with cash


Jul 18
For the most part, eBay sucks. What was once a haven of bargains and rare finds for gamers has now turned into a free-for-all, and people are now selling crap like Jesus Cheetos and alien babies in a jar. It's a shame, re... read
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I, GameJew: LIVE (Archive now available)


Jun 20
Original post: Welcome to GameJew LIVE, which now happens every Wednesday night from 7pm to 7:30 PDT. This is only our second episode, so we're still working out some of the kinks. Tonight we'll have a little bit of ... read
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In todays episode of the 1UP Show at gamevideos.com, some of the masterminds behind World of Warcraft spill the beans on their Guitar Hero and Viva Pinata experiences, what it's like playing World of Warcraft anonymously ... read feature

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Calling all nerds: Lord of the Rings Online event tonight


Apr 23
If you're knee-deep in Lord of the Rings nerdom, then tonight is your night, my young hobbit. Across the country at 11 p.m., there will be various Lord of the Rings Online events to celebrate its final release at your ... read
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When Hustler calls


Apr 01
Today is a sad, yet joyful day. It is with a heavy heart that I tender my resignation at Destructoid. I never thought the day would come, but I'm proud to announce that I have been hand selected by Larry Flynt himself to ... read
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The top ten virtual vacation spots in video gaming


Mar 29
 First things first: the above picture is the ugliest pseudo-Photoshop job you will see all week. Secondly, if there’s one thing video games are great at, it’s functioning as an escape from everyday li... read
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How would you develop the ultimate video game television show?


Mar 24
If you're around the same age as myself or any other gamer that's been exposed to the industry since the 80s, then you're well aware that video game television shows suck major balls. Sure, there are a few gems he... read
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Gamejew sings to Miyamoto


Mar 12
A lot of things happened last week while we were at the GDC. Some things were good, and some were, well, let’s just say they were interesting. Regardless, the overall experience will be remembered fondly, at least until... read
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GDC 2007: Robot shenanigans


Mar 08
Hooray pictures! Not everything here at the GDC is breaking news, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t fun to be had. With industry parties every night, the mornings can be a little rough, and sometimes the fr... read
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GDC 2007: Communicating in real time


Mar 05
I attended a session at GDC today within the Serious Game Summit called Next Gen Conversational Characters for Serious Games. If you're choking on your own boredom already, never fear: I promise to keep all the dry tidbit... read
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GDC 2007: I am 8-Bit preview


Mar 05
Day one of GDC was like a long warm up: lots of walking the floor, checking out the setup and meeting old and new friends. In the posh Game Lobby amongst huge flat screens and laptop toting attendees, I caught this small prev... read






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