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Woman selling her game addicted husband on Craigslist


Nov 23
In news that's perfect for such a slow pre-holiday day, more hilarious things have happened on Craigslist! This time, a frustrated woman is selling her Modern Warfare 3-obsessed husband on Craigslist. If you promise to take c... read

Nintendo offices have rupee pillows!?!?


Nov 13
I don't know who this "Andrew Kelly" cat is or how he managed to breach the impenetrable walls of Nintendo's headquarters, but none of that matters! People! People! People! There are rupee pillows in the Nintendo offices! Again, there are rupee pillows at the Nintendo offices! Why does this get me so hot and bothered? I don't know! Rupee pillows at Nintendo by Andrew Kelly [Hipstamatic] read

Holy crap, Mortal Kombat: The Album was TERRIBLE!!!


Nov 06
There was a practice back in the 90s of companion albums' accompanying the release of certain videogames. These weren't official soundtracks but rather those dreaded "inspired by" collections whose sole purpose was to push s... read

Tetris crackers: Taste Mother Russia in your mouth!


Oct 30
If you ever sit and wonder how a simple pick-up-and-play time-waster like Angry Birds could spawn such a large merchandizing machine, take comfort in knowing that it is hardly the first such case. Nope, not by a long shot! On... read

Record for most videogame character costumes is only 425?


Oct 10
The World Record for the most videogame character costumes in one place is only 425 costumes? That can't be right. It is right -- technically. This report says that the judges from the Guinness Book of World Records did the o... read

I wonder if they upsell subscriptions to Sushi Informer


Sep 25
If you have trouble getting the food you want at SushiStop in Los Angeles, Josh Tolentino suggests you head on over to the Best Sushi down the street instead -- they'll always have a bountiful selection! On a down note, Jonat... read

GameTrailers tackles the Triforce myth in Ocarina of Time


Jul 03
I bought The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D despite not yet owning a 3DS. I just wanted that soundtrack so badly. Does that make me a whore? I think that makes me a whore. Anyway, here's another video to satisfy your Ze... read

Corgi cosplays Epona from The Legend of Zelda series!


Jul 01
I know of one way they could have made The Legend of Zelda series better: Corgis! They put a dumb ass horse in their instead, though. The above picture makes up for that mistake. Look, it's a Welsh Corgi dressed up as Epona! ... read

The Deku Tree is not politically correct


Jun 14
Seriously, why even bring up the desert? In these post 9/11 times, that's really not the socially progressive attitude to have.  You racist old Deku Tree! read

A Mario Paint Easter egg kit was a thing once


Apr 24
Happy Rabbits-Shitting-Jellybeans Day, world. I've got an earth-shattering report to break. In 1993, Easter egg dye company PAAS slapped the Mario Paint license on a limited-run Easter egg decorating kit. Aaaaaaand... yeah. B... read

Sega lists Total War: Shogun 2 PC requirements


Jan 07
It's getting to be that time on Friday where the News-O-Matic 5000 runs out of baby animals and goes into hibernation mode until we can refuel it on Monday morning. So, we'll keep posting the odd story, but someone's going to... read

Everything is Terrible pays tribute to 90's gaming


Dec 12
It was Jon Carnage who first introduced me to the the genius of Everything is Terrible. "No hamburgers, no pizza, no movies, no television" is uttered by someone here at Dtoid HQ at least once a day. That's just one example ... read

Billy Mitchell's tie spotted in new Donkey Kong game


Nov 28
Donkey Kong Country Returns is filled with little in-jokes and nods to Nintendo history. I thought the inclusion of Mr. Game and Watch  was sure to remain my favorite amongst them all, but I think Billy Mitchell's tie mi... read

These Nintendo controllers are made out of sand


Sep 05
Exciting news day, ain't it? Every August, a sandcastle and sculpture contest is held at Clam Harbour Beach in Nova Scotia, Canada. This year, one team decided to mold the entire range of Nintendo's home console controllers, super-sized. Chill on this Sunday afternoon with these summer gallery photos. Kumdan Konsollar [Nintendo Günlüğünüz] read

Destructoid OFFICIALLY one of the UK's best gamer sites


Jul 05
We might not be CEREAL GAMZ JARNALISTS but it appears that real, grown-up journalists quite like us. Or at least an editor for the UK's Sunday Times appears to be a fan. Yes, we're tooting our own horn quite shamelessly, but ... read

Girl cosplays as Juri, stands around mostly


Dec 21
Capcom had an official Juri cosplayer show off her stuff during a presentation on Super Street Fighter IV. Ono-san talked about the new game while the Juri cosplayer posed and mostly stood around looking pretty. Sadly, no pu... read

MAG box art is some box art ... for MAG


Dec 10
Zipper Interactive are good people. Not because their PS3 exclusive Massive Action Game is any good (I don't know if it is or isn't yet), but because they chose a great slow news day to post the box art for the aforementioned... read

Sony: PS3 will hit 13 million sales next year


Nov 20
Sony bossface Kaz Hirai has stated that the PlayStation 3 will top 13 million sales in 2010, helped along by a bevy of new features. He believes that the target will be met before the financial year is over in March. Next yea... read

James Barnett's Fauxvism: Fallout 3's Megaton meets Matisse


Jun 23
The Internet is a wonderful place -- you can find anything on it, including the results of videogame × Fauvism mash-ups. Well, let's back up a bit. Perhaps Arizona is a wonderful place, since it's where artist James Bar... read

Watch the Main Drag's first video, A Jagged Gorgeous Winter


Jun 19
Ok, before you guys start flaming me, I should get this out of the way: what you're about to read is only tangentially related to videogames. It is, however, very much related to Calvin and Hobbes, so you're going to like it ... read

Left 4 Dead modder gets Zoey naked


Jun 14
Oh don't be surprised. Well, actually, I am surprised that a nude mod for Zoey took this long. Seriously, we got to see ugly Boomer butt back at the start of the year and we're now just getting nude Zoey. You modders need to ... read

Platinum Games blog reveals intimate Bayonetta details


Jun 11
Here's a confession: I'm fascinated by game design. As someone with very few creative impulses of his own, I love reading creative people describe how they get work done. Thankfully, Platinum Games boss Hideki Kamiya has been... read

Study: Gamers sleep less than non-gamers


Jun 10
I'll be damned. So everyone doesn't stay up into the wee hours of the morning playing games? It's just gamers? And that makes them tired?Not to poo poo on anyone's research or anything, but I could have told you that. But thi... read

Plants vs. Zombies: Real-life zombie defense plant exists


May 25
Check out this real-life Zombie Defense Plant that PopCap sent me. My home is relatively free of zombies, so I didn't have much of a sense of urgency when feeding and watering the thing. I planted the seed, watered it and lef... read

That girl that smells cats' butts just got a Cloud Black PS3


May 11
Keeping up with our long list of shining examples of journalism today, we bring you news that Japanese idol, singer, television celebrity, super blogger, voice actress, and illustrator Shoko Nakagawa, the gal famous for smell... read

The wait is over: first Bollywood game EVER is coming to PC


Dec 29
I've never seen a Bollywood movie. I'm not really a movie person in general, and what little I know about Bollywood movies is that there is a boatload of unnecessary singing and dancing extravaganzas. Not really my cup of tea... read

Rumortoid: Xbox Experience, 15 hr GTA IV DLC out in November


Aug 26
Just to prove to you how slow the news is in between Leipzig and PAX, here's a rumor that the new Xbox Experience dashboard will be arriving to consoles some time in November. Considering that's one of only four months of the... read

C'est ci bon: Van Damme's French WoW TV commercial


Dec 08
 I have no idea what is being said in this French World of Warcraft commercial, but I do know that it stars famed film star Jean-Claude Van Damme. How ironic is it that the same guy that once asked "Aren't you a lit... read

No trucks in World of Warcraft? Only if you've not got Four Wheels of Fury


Oct 07
Toyota is currently running a commercial that uses the always popular World of Warcraft to meme-tastic effect. Obviously inspired by a certain Mr. Jenkins, our intrepid hero casts Four Wheels of Fury to infuse WoW with the po... read

Hide your Barbie! Raving Rabbids are attacking!


Aug 18
The wacky Ubisoft Rabbids are popping up everywhere, from videogame sequels to viral videos.  Now they're in paper clay form and attacking your toys.Fifi from Ficky's Toy Station has posted pictures of what I assume to b... read






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