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5:30 PM on 08.20.2014

The Grid is the Goodwill's specialized gaming concept store

The Grid is a special denomination of Goodwill that opened up in Charlotte, North Carolina and caters to gamers and collectors. In other words, this ain't your grandma's Goodwill. You won't find vintage T-shirts or tacky over...

Brittany Vincent


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




12:30 PM on 07.21.2014

Sweet looking Mega Man helmets will be at SDCC

If you're heading to San Diego Comic Con this year, you'll get a chance to check out a pair of Mega Man (with a red variant of Mega Man's powers) helmets made out of chrome resin. They're about 10 inches tall, and if you head...

Chris Carter

5:00 PM on 06.18.2014

The world's largest video game collection sells for $750k and I am extremely jealous

One of the most impressive game collections I've seen in some time was up for sale recently, and it sold for a whopping $750,250. That's over 11,000 games on systems from the Amiga to the WonderSwan. I'd list all the systems...

Brittany Vincent

6:00 PM on 03.26.2014

This JoJo's Bizarre Adventure limited edition is worth over 2000

Bandai Namco has this super ultra limited JoJo's Bizzare Adventure: All-Star Battle up for auction right now. What makes it so special? It comes with a statue of Jojo incrusted with 6000 Swarovski crystals. Along with a ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Contest: Win a limited edition Infamous: Second Son statue! photo
Contest: Win a limited edition Infamous: Second Son statue!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winner is skywes27!]

Our friends at Sony have given us two amazing Infamous: Second Son statues to hand out to the Destructoid community! These 12" Polystone behemoths feature Second Son's protagonist, Delsin Rowe, standing atop a diorama of destruction holding a real metal chain. Only 150 of these were made and their estimated retail value is $200, so these are true collector's items!

We'll be giving away one statue here on the site and another during our exclusive Infamous: Second Son playthrough with Chris Zimmerman of Sucker Punch tomorrow at 2pm Pacific over on Dtoid TV. To get your name in the hat for the first, tell us in the comments below what you're looking forward to doing most once you get your hands on Second Son! Being from the Pacific Northwest, I can't wait to get my feet wet on the rainy streets of Seattle... and then set them on fire with a blast of neon! What about you?

You have until this Sunday, March 9 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter, and the contest is open to anyone in the U.S. Good luck! And don't forget, our Huge members get automatic entry into all contests (as well as a bunch of other awesome perks). It's pretty great!

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6:00 PM on 02.19.2014

Very nice Legend of Zelda figures coming this July

Do you have more money than your know what to do with? Why not buy Zelda toys? Dark Horse's new Zelda line, revealed at Comic Con, was on display at Toy Fair 2014. Twilight Princess Link will be priced at $79.99 and Ganondorf...

Steven Hansen

11:00 PM on 01.29.2014

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls collector's edition detailed

Blizzard has detailed what comes with the collector's edition of Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. On top of the game you'll get a behind the scenes DVD and Blu-Ray two-disc set, soundtrack, artbook, and mouse pad. As for digital ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:30 PM on 01.28.2014

The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition details leaked

Whoops! Looks like Amazon screwed up. An Amazon user by the name of Char noticed that the Dishonored Game of the Year listing had an image of The Elder Scrolls collector's edition instead. The Imperial Edition as it's called ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

8:00 PM on 01.28.2014

Is KidRobot launching a Mega Man toy line?

I had a brief dalliance with vinyl toys, nothing at all like our friends over at Tomopop, but it appears that KidRobot wants me back into buying plastic stuff to clutter my shelves with and make my wife question her life choi...

Conrad Zimmerman



Collector's Corner: Show us your collection photo
Collector's Corner: Show us your collection
by Bill Platt

[The latest Collector's Corner is all about you, we want to see your collections! We want to show them off to the rest of the Destructoid Community. Keep reading below to see how you can participate!]

I was having a discussion with a friend the other day, who also happens to be a collector, regarding the way he displays the games he's picked up over the years. You see, my buddy Brian is a huge nut for anything Atari, whether it is games, consoles, posters, manuals, pins, buttons, stickers -- anything. You name it, he collects it, and he has tons of stuff to show off.

His collection, while massive, is sort of hidden, such that the majority of his games and swag are not on display. He has a room dedicated to gaming, and on the back wall are two six-foot-tall shelves, each is just about four feet wide. On these shelves are various games (mostly Atari), some loose, and some in boxes. There are a couple of Atari-themed lunch boxes, and other miscellaneous items. The windows are adorned with vintage Pac-Man curtains. The walls are painted to resemble a level from the original Super Mario Bros. for the NES.

Basically, he goes all out.

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Collector's Corner: Should you sell your current console? photo
Collector's Corner: Should you sell your current console?
by Chris Carter

[Welcome to Collector's Corner -- a community-centric series headlined by Destructoid's Chris Carter and Bill Platt. We'll not only be looking at various topics within the collecting scene, but we'll also share our own experiences, and occasionally highlight community collections too! -- Chris & Bill]

With every "next" generation of consoles comes an important decision -- what are you going to do with your old systems? While the PS4 and Xbox One loom over our heads this month, most of us can't help but give our PS3s and Xbox 360s second glances, wondering if we should sell them off to help pay for an upgrade.

But in our experience, it only ends in regret. If you're thinking of selling off something you've created so many memories with, stop and think for a bit. Because in the end, you can wait.

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5:15 PM on 10.18.2013

GameStop to sell Xenoblade, Metroid Prime Trilogy for $40

Just a couple months ago, GameStop was selling copies of Xenoblade for upwards of $90. The retailer has exclusive rights to the title, you'll remember. This monopoly and price hike raised a number of issues, especially when i...

Steven Hansen

11:00 PM on 09.25.2013

This Tanooki Mario statue is so cute...and giant

This Tanooki Mario statue, sniffed out by Tomopop, is available for pre-order today and it's pretty tanoo-cool. The polystone resin statue is based on Super Mario 3D Land, which was all about the Tanooki tail.  The adora...

Steven Hansen

9:30 AM on 09.19.2013

Pokemon X & Y 3DS XLs look great in person

When I was playing Pokemon X and Y earlier this week, I also got to check out the X and Y themed 3DS XLs we previously reported on. Smudged them up real nice with my greasy fingerprints. While I like the more muted, but still...

Steven Hansen

8:00 PM on 09.18.2013

Dark Souls II US release date set: March 11, 2014

Plan to welcome in death alongside spring blooms next year as Dark Souls II finally has a solid release date. We learned at a pre-Tokyo Game Show press event that the follow-up to one of this generation's biggest ball busters...

Dale North

5:00 AM on 08.29.2013

Wind Waker HD gets a limited edition, Ganondorf figure

Nintendo is producing a limited edition of The Wind Waker HD that comes with a cool-looking figure of baddie Ganondorf, Tomopop reports. As of now, the limited edition is only officiallt announced for European release, but G...

Steven Hansen