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Luigi 3DS XL photo
Luigi 3DS XL

Mario is hiding on the back of the Luigi 3DS XL

Mario, you sneaky sonuvabitch...
Apr 20
I'm so proud of Luigi. Nintendo is finally showing him the love and attention he deserves. He's even getting his own special 3DS XL model to celebrate "The Year of Luigi." Things are finally looking... ... Wait... ... No... ... GODDAMMIT, MARIO! There's a Mario on the Year of Luigi 3DS XL [Tiny Cartridge] read

Nintendo Land pack-ins will be eligible for Club Nintendo

Nintendo Land bundled with Wii U Deluxe Set lacks Club Nintendo PIN
Nov 20
If you are like me and furiously register your new Nintendo games for the Club Nintendo coins as soon as you open the package, you were probably surprised to discover that the copy of Nintendo Land bundled with the Wii U Delu... read

Kickstarter scandal time! Little Monster accused of scam

May 01
It was going to happen. The moment Double Fine made headlines with its Kickstarter project, an invisible timer had been set, counting down to the inevitable crowdfunding scandals. Little Monster Productions is up for the chop... read

This month is full of new add-ons for Yoostar 2

May 03
Yoostar 2 is very much one of those games that can live or die by its post-release downloadable content. Thankfully for fans of the bizarre title, more is on the way. Throughout May, Yoostar 2 will be giving you additional op... read

Microsoft: PSN outages are bad, but Xbox Live is okay!

Apr 23
Say what you will about Microsoft, but one cannot deny its douchebaggery is of the highest quality. The company has responded to the recent PlayStation Network downtime, offering its condolences to affected players, but remin... read

Japanese men's magazine Brutus recently posted a four-page interview with Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata and Mother (EarthBound) series creator Shigesato Itoi. The discussion touches upon the various emotions and themes that perme... read feature


Weep for what could've been this generation's Road Rash

Feb 22
Remember that Road Rash pre-vis video from 2006, which surfaced in 2009 with the news that the project was canned? After EA Warrington was shut down, artist Richard Cook joined Bizarre Creations which was recently closed as w... read

PS3: It only does custom Firmware (against Sony's wishes)

Jan 05
Following the news that the PS3 had been hacked and that the keys to the kingdom were thrown to the proletariat, it has now been announced that you can now install your own custom Firmware. Something tells us Sony's not ... read

Someone forgot to sign my SEGA Christmas card

Dec 22
So I received these images from SEGA, following my post on their Christmas card. God damn it, SEGA ...  read

Riven comes to iPhone, first iOS game to be over a 1GB

Dec 16
Riven: The Sequel to Myst launched for iDevices yesterday, and while that's interesting enough on its own (for those who like that sort of thing), the thing really worth nothing is just how big the bloody thing is. Riven has ... read

I received a massive, heavy package from Sega earlier today. Since I wasn't expecting anything and the last Sega-related thing I'd written was the notorious Sonic Colors review, I must admit I was worried. Appears I had every... read feature


This is how Sega sees Destructoid's reviews editor

Nov 12
Jim Sterling, drawn as a troll. Attached to our DS review copy of Sonic Colors, courtesy of Sega PR.  It's almost like they're trying to tell us something. read

GameStop has Donkey Kong Country Returns banana pouches

Sep 23
The GameStop pre-order bonus for Donkey Kong Country Returns is what can only be described as a banana-shaped sleeping bag for your Wii Remote. My desire to obtain one of these is beyond irrational, guys. Quick staff reaction... read

Here's how those Bulletstorm meat packs were made

Jul 15
In case you missed it, packages of meat were sent out to press members in the name of Bulletstorm. God, I love this industry. Anyway, it was all quite gross, and we caught footage of Hamza's initial reaction to the package. N... read

Super Mario Galaxy 2 stole my sunshine, looks hot

Apr 29
Super Mario Sunshine may be one of the worst selling Mario games ever, but that doesn't mean that it was all bad. Apparently Nintendo doesn't hate the game either, as portions of Super Mario Galaxy 2 clearly acknowledge the... read

We already know how Yakuza 3 is blatantly better than Final Fantasy XIII, but it turns out that it could have been even more blatantly better, because some folks have reported that SEGA cut much more content out of the game ... read feature


Pirates kill the new Ace Attorney in some retail zones

Feb 18
Brizamila is the company that distributes Capcom's DS games in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg, or at least, they usually are. They are passing on Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth, as they fear that R4-e... read

Wife forces man to choose between her and an Orc

Jan 05
A husband has been forced to make the ultimate compromise -- his wife, or his six-foot-tall World of Warcraft Orc statue. For years, 42-year-old Robert Cushnie was living the ultimate dream, sharing his home with both his wom... read

George Costanza's Frogger high score beaten in real life

Jan 05
What's the deal with Frogger? It's an interactive recreation of a tragic daily occurrence in which frogs become roadkill. Also, it faithfully reproduces how frogs often jump from turtles to logs to crocodiles in order to reac... read

M.U.L.E. gets a sleek new look, continues to torment me

Dec 08
M.U.L.E. Now there's a game I've heard a heck of a lot about, but was never really able or willing to fidget around with for long enough to "get it." Now that I think about it, sitting down and learning to not suck at this re... read

GameStop lets you become the Nintendo 64 kid

Dec 04
Similar to the promotion GameStop ran for Left 4 Dead 2 in which you could become a zombie using a simple picture of yourself, Internet voodoo, and a whole lot of patience, there's a new one that turns you into the infamous N... read

Real Girlfriend screens make me feel physically sick

Dec 01
Real Girlfriend is yet another in a long line of Japanese erotic games, except this one is slightly more advanced than your usual wad of glorified hentai. This particular game joins the twenty-first century with 3D graphics, ... read

Huge surprise: Silent Hill 2 movie sounds pretty sketchy

Nov 19
The Silent Hill movie tends to pop up on occasion when discussions about good videogame movies happen. The only problem with that is, when compared to everything else in the medium, even the best films based on games tend to ... read

Yakuza designer would 'never want to make' a GTA game

Oct 19
Sega's Yakuza series has often been likened to Grand Theft Auto, since both games involve gangland dirty work in the big city. Despite the similarities between the two games, however, franchise designer Toshihiro Nagoshi seem... read

Activision yanking Kurt Cobain Guitar Hero 5 footage

Oct 14
Looks like the legal shenanigans between fish-faced Courtney Love and fish-hearted Activision are not over yet. The latest development in the battle for Kurt Cobain's soul has seen Activision yanking Youtube footage that show... read

Geon Cube is more super and Pac-Man than Super Pac-Man

Sep 30
Have you heard of Geon Cube? Yeah, I didn't think so; I hadn't either until I got this press release. That lack of press alone probably spells doom for this game. No matter how great it turns out, people aren't going to buy i... read

Secrets abound in NES Punch Out!!, here's one

Aug 08
I played the original Punch-Out!! on the NES until my fingers bled. This was mostly because I sucked at it, but I was determined to beat it. I did, once, during a weekend night of glory that I have attempted to recreate, but ... read

Guards bring PSP into nuclear warhead recycling facility

Jul 16
Brilliant. Three Tennessee security guards have recently been busted for bringing game devices, including a PSP, into a nuclear warhead recycling facility. Due to the obviously sensitive nature of the work, electronic devices... read

Three things you should know about me before reading this: I hate doing stuff I don't feel like doing (some call it laziness, I call it "strong willed"), I'm a sucker for free stuff, and I hate gaming peripherals. T... read feature


D3 trademarks Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond

Apr 28
D3 Publisher has trademarked the name Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond, revealing what may be the title of the next chapter of the Matt Hazard series. Although nothing is specified beyond the name, it's possible that this c... read

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