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I hate missing New York Comic-Con. This is only the second one I've missed. I'm missing out on the Sonic Boom Rides in New York, provided by Sega, Chevrolet, and Uber. Imagine jetting around New York in a Sonic-themed ride? I...
Proper naughty. Batman Arkham Origins is out in less than two weeks, but Batfans at New York Comic-Con were treated to what should be one last surprise: Electrocutioner was announced as one of the assassins targeting Batman ...
Lots of tidbits for you Zelda fans over the weekend. Longtime series producer and director Eiji Aonuma gave a long talk at New York Comic-Con, which you can catch above. Immediately after, he sat down to an interview with Po...
Marvel's New York Comic-Con panel this weekend revealed that new game The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will launch Spring 2014, coming from developers Beenox. It's set to come to PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, 3DS and PC, hitt...


Is it a coincidence that my phone is giving me the time and weather in New York, rather than the San Francisco information it should be displaying, smack during New York Comic Con? Yes. Speaking of things not working correctl...
Are you going to be at New York Comic-Con? I always go, but this is the first year I'll miss in a very long time. I'm totally bummed. Have fun for me! I'd recommend that you head over to Capcom's booth on the show floor this ...
CCP has announced it will be at the New York Comic Con, which runs from October 10-13. At the con, the studio will be talking about its upcoming comic book, True Stories, as well as a new lore and art book, called EVE Univers...
Nintendo has big plays for this month's New York Comic-Con. On top of bringing a bunch of Wii U and 3DS titles, they'll also have the new 2DS system to show off as well as a speaking session of The Legend of Zelda: A Link Bet...
Today on The Destructoid Show, we do what we always do on The Destructoid Show: talk about video game news,  For starters, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be making CoD: Elite a free service, but will be offering a seaso...
It's crazy how New York Comic-Con is slowly turning into San Diego Comic-Con. Well, there's nothing in the way of sunlight or summer temperatures here (it's cold and windy), but the crowds are similar. It seems like more and ...
Most people know him from his cameos in TMNT, but Miyamoto Usagi has been the star of his own comic book series for a long time. His first and only game, Samurai Warrior: The Battles of Usagi Yojimbo, came out in 1988 for the...
I got a fair bit of hands-on time with Puppeteer at New York Comic-Con this weekend, but the best of what I've seen of the game so far was still hands off. And in 3D. Sony was kind enough to give us a peek at a boss fight fro...
Superhero Green Arrow was just announced for upcoming fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us earlier this week. I had a chance to go hands-on with him for a few rounds here on the New York Comic-Con show floor, at the DC Entertainm...
Announced at gamescom earlier this year, Until Dawn puts players in control of the cast of characters in what looks to be a classic teen horror film. It's a PS3 title set for next year, and it uses the PlayStation Move contro...
I finally had a chance to go hands-on with Sony's upcoming PS3 platformer Puppeteer here at New York Comic-Con at a PlayStation press event. It's as great as I imagined it would be after hearing about it at gamescom earlier t...
inSANE was originally going to mark the beginning of a full trilogy of games from director Guillermo del Toro, but it was dropped by THQ earlier this year. There's still hope yet: the IP rights went back to del Toro, and it s...
More details have come out of New York Comic Con regarding Mass Effect 3's Omega downloadable content that we briefly heard about back when Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk announced their departure from BioWare. In short, it's go...
Will this be the the Monster Hunter to finally win you over? That's what I'm wondering for myself. Maybe this fresh footage out of New York Comic Con will play into that decision -- the game certainly looks crisper in high d...
[Update: The official word from Capcom has come in. This package includes Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge, not the original game, Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors, as originally reported. The release date is still "earl...
I'm headed to New York later today to attend this year's New York Comic-Con, set to take place October 11-14 at the Javits Center. Nintendo is setting up right now for attendees, and it looks like they'll be showing off sever...
Right before I head out to New York Comic-Con, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment hits us with a very Comic-Con-y announcement. Superhero Green Arrow will be a playable character in upcoming fighter Injustice: Gods ...
[Editor's note: Say hello to Keith Swiader! He's joined our New York preview coverage team and is starting off with some previews on upcoming Sega games. -- CTZ] Of the launch titles that will accompany the PlayStation Vita's...
[Editor's note: Say hello to Keith Swiader! He's joined our New York preview coverage team and is starting off with some previews on upcoming Sega games. -- CTZ] The Yakuza series will see another release next year on the ...
Full disclosure: The header image does not reflect my immediate reaction to or subsequent thoughts on this bit of news. I just thought it would be really, really funny! We barely made it out of the Mass Effect debacle of sex ...
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Grand Theft Auto, Rockstar is bringing the third game to iOS later this fall. They had an early iPad version running on the New York Comic-Con show floor this weekend, and from my short ti...
Remember last month when I told you that Japanese figure house Kotobukiya teamed up with BioWare to design a statue of Mass Effect's Liara T'Soni? That discussion devolved pretty quickly, didn't it? Let's try that one more ti...
Now that it's the weekend, New York Comic-Con is at full craziness. As with any good convention, it's impossible to walk around and not run into people. It's cool and windy outside in New York, but it's blazing hot inside wit...
With The Darkness II right around the corner, maybe you should brush up on the comic series. That becomes easier today with the newly announced iOS app, announced here at New York Comic-Con. You'll be able to jump right in to...
First, an announcement. Dark Horse announced several new Star Wars titles here at New York Comic-Con, and there's the next addition to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic among them -- War! They say tha...
I had a chance to chat for a bit with the voice of Batman, Kevin Conroy, for a few minutes before he joined Rocksteady in hosting New York Comic-Con's Batman: Arkham City panel. From what he said it seems that being the voice...
You know you want the Special Edition of Street Fighter X Tekken. No? Well, this fancy set was announced here at New York Comic-Con. It contains: Street Fighter X Tekken, of course a Build-It-Yourself Arcade C...
Yesterday at Capcom's New York Comic-Con panel for Street Fighter X Tekken, producer Yoshinori Ono unveiled the game's new Gem System. And I'll be straight with you: Some of the audience groaned. Some heckled. But t...
We had a great time last night at the New York Comic-Con Final Fantasy XIII-2 party, hosted by Square Enix in cooperation with Machinima and Destructoid. It was held at Tonic Bar in Times Square, where fans and show attendees...
Spidey fans have had their senses tingling for a while about this, and Activision has finally confirmed it: The Amazing Spider-Man movie will be getting its own game. Activision didn't exactly confirm this via some sort ...
It's not fair to expect that everyone has access to a Dolby surround sound system set up just for gaming. When you factor in the cost and required space, let alone the noise level that they reach, a surround rig could be cons...
Square Enix has a whole bunch of fun stuff lined up for this week's New York Comic-Con, set to go down at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan from Oct. 13-16. They're bringing lots of games, hosting fun events, and th...
Square Enix has released a nice and meaty new trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2 here at New York Comic-Con. If you've been wanting to see more of the game, this new video won't let you down with its 7 minutes of footage. It s...
Holy crap. Isn't that the cutest thing you've ever seen? She seemed like she was born to cosplay. When asked to pose, she snapped to position like she had been doing this for forever. Her owner said she's going to come back t...
It's been a long day. I thought I'd take a break and relax this evening as tomorrow is going to be a really busy day at New York Comic-Con. Plus, big plans tonight: I'm going to have a beer and some tacos and watch Hulu in my...
Jagex, the Cambridge, UK-based studio behind such browser-based games as RuneScape, is bringing the metal-on-metal war of Transformers to web browsers with an upcoming free-to-play MMO, Transformers Universe. Last night, I at...