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Videogame / television cover band -- and real sexy American boys -- Armcannon announced back in November the impending release of their third full-length album. If you attended MAGFest this past weekend, you had a chance to p...
After working on the project for a number of years, Rockman Corner reader "Ricardo" has finally finished working on his clay miniature figure line, featuring every single Robot Master ever from Mega Man 1-10. I'm currently re...
So Nintendo Power is over and done with. Tears and all that. Pour one out for our homies. The throne has been abdicated. Time for a new king to rise to power. You've likely heard about a little something called Nintendo Force...
Imagine that. Nothing happened. Certainly today was to be the end of the world according to the Mayans, even though the Mayans never actually said that. Either way, hurray for life! As we mentioned yesterday, musician Theopha...
Who says you can't combine charitable giving with righteous anger? During next month's MAGFest at the Gaylord National Hotel in Maryland, you can take part in a very special fundraising activity. By donating a few bucks, you ...
One of this year's most notable gaming controversies was undoubtably Tropes vs. Women, a Kickstarter campaign that drew both ire and defense from nearly every corner of the gaming community. Destructoid interviewed Anit...
On the left is Nintendo Power #1. On the right is the final issue, #285. Wow. Bravo. We were hoping to wait until the mag hit newsstands on December 11, but since this photo of its cover has been making the rounds all day, we...
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...
Have any of you ODed on chiptunes yet? No? In that case, allow me to fuel your addiction even further. If nothing else, I'm an enabler. The latest smack is Chiptune Rush, a music store that officially launched on October 23. ...
One of the great passions of videogame fans (or fans of any medium, for that matter) is to recreate the items found in the games as real-world objects. We've seen countless versions of the Portal gun, no shortage of elaborat...
The British are f*cked. Based on the upcoming Assassin's Creed III, this short film by special effects video team Corridor Digital finds a band of British soldiers dealing with a young lad who had made an attempt on the comm...
I may be late to this particular party, but the best part about music is that it maintains its flavor for a very, very, very long time. This belated bottle of carbonated elixir is NEScapism, a synthpop album from our communit...
In the span of a couple of months, three very different Final Fantasy cover bands released their first full albums. Is that too much? Well, if you had read the headline of this article, you would already know the answer to th...
I failed to mention that, immediately following the Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion preview event last month, Warren Spector led all the journalists on a tour through Magic Kingdom. We went on the Magic Carpet, Haunted...
"I have an army!" "We have an Usaring." At last weekend's Anime Weekend Atlanta convention, artist AstroZerk ran a merch booth where a particularly badass number became the star of his gallery. That would be the above piece, ...
So ... Burnout is awesome. Always has been, always will be. And while it is true that we haven't seen a true game from that franchise in a while, Criterion has been doing its best to bring all of the insane, anarchic fun we ...
Do you know why science is awesome? Because there's always gotta be that one cat who looks at something that's already pretty pimp and declares, "No, not pimp enough." So he goes into his lab -- undoubtedly stocked with beak...
[Update: Here's a game by some of the lads who brought you Octodad and the forthcoming Octodad: Dadliest Catch. Neat!] In the last story I wrote about the Adventure Time Game Making Frenzy, I said that if I had been able to p...
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 ...
Well damn, son! I didn't think you'd be able to top Operation: Guts Man Edition, but lo and behold, I am spellbound by Hungry Hungry Koopas! Donald "Kodykoala" Kennedy has worked wonders once again by taking a classic board g...
Zackasaurus! I am a little in love with Super Time Force here at PAX. The game is a retro-looking shooter in the same vein as Contra, with a great twist involving time travel. You can read all about how much we all love the s...
"He's the hero Kanto needs. But not the one it deserves." So says TerminalMontage, the creator of this animated short that blends Batman and Pokémon. The only thing that could make this better would be an appearance b...
F*CKING AMAZING.GIMME GIMME GIMME.  The geeky place where games and music intersect is where I choose to camp out and live, so you can only imagine how I freaked out when I found the Pianocade. I NEED this thing. The Pi...
LEGO sets are cool and all, but I've always been more fascinated by the minifigs that come with the sets. With a bit of creativity, you can customize your own plastic avatar. With even more creativity, you can recreate some o...
YES. When Source Filmmaker was announced, this was the kind of sh*t I was hoping to see. Oh God, so very yes. How can anyone forget that scene from the F-Zero: GP Legend anime? Just replace Captain Falcon with the Heavy and ...
[Update: Here's the announcement video that was screened during the panel.] Two years ago, there was a pretty bad-ass Street Fighter fan film called Street Fighter: Legacy that you might have seen. After it blew up the Inter...
When you hear the phrase "ROM hack," two thoughts may flitter across your mind. One, somebody took an old game from a legacy console and slightly altered the color palette or sprites to make it look like, for instance, all t...
Remember the Destructoid Community Album initiative by Dtoider AlphaDeus? He asked staffers and fellow community members alike to pitch musical themes that best represented their personalities, then he made songs tailored to ...
Remember when artist Jed Henry had the incredible idea to make prints of beloved videogame heroes in the style of Japanese ukiyo-e? The man hasn't missed a beat, continuing with pieces based on Mario Kart, Castlevania, and mo...
During the four years since The Megas re-imagined Mega Man 2's soundtrack through the incredible Get Equipped, the band has been working on new material (as well as earning a very special reference in the Archie Mega Man comi...
You guys kinda like chiptunes, right? I'm not sure you'll be interested in Chiptunes = WIN, though. All it is is 51 tracks by a throng of chiptune artists, totalling roughly three hours of music. Nah, you guys definitely woul...
A Mario fish tank: great idea or greatest idea? Inside this 55-galloon tank is an abridged recreation of level 1-1 from Super Mario Bros. Mario, the enemies, and all the bricks are LEGO pieces, painted over, then sealed with...
The Ace Attorney series, other than being damn brilliant, lends itself well (almost too well) to parody. The character portraits, limited animation frames, and backgrounds can be easily arranged in all manner of configuratio...
You may have seen this video floating around the past couple of days, but I've only just now been able to share it with all of you. It's the latest ad for the upcoming Pokémon Black / White Version 2, and holy crap! W...
Jed Henry is just your typical web artist. He loves videogames and desires to express that love through his talents. So he does what any game-loving illustrator would naturally do: render his favorite heroes and heroines as o...
That's right, kids. Mr. Destructoid has arrived in Super Monday Night Combat! We've teamed up with the bacon-loving maniacs at Uber Entertainment to give the game a sexplosion the only way Destructoid can. The Mr. Destructoi...
Dtoid has been covering Awesomenauts pretty heavily, but there's still a bunch of people who are in the dark as to what this game is about. To help, the guys at Ronimo Games put together a little video to help explain what t...
If you've got a few minutes to spare, you might want to give Johan Peitz's A Super Mario Summary a spin. Whipped up in 48 hours for the 23rd Ludum Dare game development event this past weekend, it's an abbreviated version of ...
News came out this weekend that Reika Morishita, the vocalist of the Rockman DASH (Mega Man Legends) opening and ending songs, will be repackaging her MML tunes, and should the album sell 20,000 copies, Capcom might be persu...
Does anybody else remember the Zelda fan game from some years back that was to be a 2D, top-down remake of Ocarina of Time? If you do, you'll probably also remember how the creator went so far as to fake his own death just to...