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A Developing Legal Assault on Podcasts. Fight for what you love!

     The internet is still an infant. A long and complex development lies ahead as this social/digital creation matures. But right now, we have some excruciating growing pains to go through.  D...   more



Nintendo's Marketing Swing: The New Fiscal Year and an April surge.

     March 31st, 2014, was the last day in the fiscal year for Nintendo. The previous year had not been particularly kind to the Big N in terms of profits and perception: low Wii U sales, the e...   more

Nintendo's Marketing Swing: The New Fiscal Year and an April surge.


Free things can be yours

My transcriptionist has completed work on Episode 1 of Kilonova Complex (available on and ).  It's serial fiction in the sci fi (meaning Science Fience) genre. There's a description in the comme...   more

Free things can be yours


My Last Blog.

Dramatic title! Grabs the attention of the eyes and heart! But why so drama? I want to get some things out of the way. I'm not leaving Destructoid. I love the website and the community. I should...   more

My Last Blog.


Nintendo's April 1st update. Not a prank, but it feels like it.

On April 1st, 2014, Nintendo released an update for the Wii U. Reportedly, all it does is, "Improvements to system stability and usability: Further improvements to overall system stability and ot...   more

Nintendo's April 1st update. Not a prank, but it feels like it.


Zombie Orwell's Backlog: Eminem. Plus, the return of dick wolf.

Destructoid, you've been very naughty. How dare you. You offend me. JUST KIDDING!!! Haha. I like irreverent jokes designed for laughter. It is funny. Here is more funny: Eminem. The humanist ...   more

Zombie Orwell's Backlog: Eminem. Plus, the return of dick wolf.


Keiji Inafune at GDC and a community update for Mighty No. 9

     The indie games movement and Kickstarter has had an impact on the games industry, but more interesting than that is how each country seems to handle the challenges differently. In Japan, i...   more

Keiji Inafune at GDC and a community update for Mighty No. 9


Parsing the Threads Between Games. Part 1: Mega Man X

     With the upcoming release of Mighty No. 9 and Azure Striker Gunvolt, we can look back at the work of the creative people at Inti Creates and Comcept to get a sense of how their older games...   more

Parsing the Threads Between Games. Part 1: Mega Man X


Brick and Mortar 3-12-2014

     Every so often, I find that it is worth my time to visit the local gaming store chains and large retailers. I like to see how gaming is being presented to a commercial mass market. Sometim...   more

Brick and Mortar 3-12-2014


Mighty No. 9 and Azure Striker Gunvolt: A rose by any other name...

...would still smell as sweet. On Oct 1st, 2013, Comcepts new project, Mighty No 9 was successfully funded through their Kickstarter campaign. From the beginning, it was billed as an opportu...   more

Mighty No. 9 and Azure Striker Gunvolt: A rose by any other name...


Virtual Console Advice Needed.

     Considering Nintendo is discontinuing of their Wi-Fi network, I began thinking about things that may have a life span within Nintendo's online framework. We have already seen glimmers of t...   more

Virtual Console Advice Needed.


GPP: Gamer Purchasing Power.

Moving to a new city, it's sometimes hard to get acclimated. Typically, I try to find a couple staples: local boardgame store, a good retro videogames store, comic shop, dog park, a few good rest...   more

GPP: Gamer Purchasing Power.


Mighty No. 9: Dina Abou Karam Joins the Mighty Cast

(Above) Beck fan art from   more

Mighty No. 9: Dina Abou Karam Joins the Mighty Cast


Nintendo's new hissatsu technique: The Inazuma Eleven Stunt!

Killer Technique, at your face!      In the Feb. 14th Nintendo Direct, Satoru Iwata announced that Level-5's Inazuma Eleven would be available digitally on the Nintendo 3DS eShop, immediately. ...   more

Nintendo's new hissatsu technique: The Inazuma Eleven Stunt!


Review: Can Castlevania be recommended in 2014?

     Castlevania is a pillar of game design and story telling from the early days of modern console gaming. Released the Japanese market in 1986 and landing on US shores in 1987, it is sometime...   more

Review: Can Castlevania be recommended in 2014?


The Past: Magazines and the Second Screen Experience before it was cool.

    From 1988 until 2012, Nintendo Power was a companion, a guide, a way to gain an edge against your friends, a hype source, something to argue over and finally, another statistic in the d...   more

The Past: Magazines and the Second Screen Experience before it was cool.


A minor Renaissance of design sensibilities

The eShop Platform? wha?     Since the interactive medium of gaming began, our sensibilities as gamers or creators have changed over time. When you survey the styles and genres of older gaming ...   more

A minor Renaissance of design sensibilities


New Daily Runs of Spelunky, Nuclear Throne, and Risk of Rain

UOOhepOR7rk This week, I've started posting daily runs of some of my favorite procedurally generated games to my YouTube channel. Today had a rough start to the morning, with a little bit of disa...   more



Top 10 Most Addicting Video Games

WrhWe-LEF_A What are the 10 biggest "just five more minutes" kinda games for me? Find out right here! Follow me on Twitter! !   more

Top 10 Most Addicting Video Games


The Devastation and Destruction of Destructoid: Coda

Coda Let us rest not firmly upon the mortal coil, for such be the shattering remains of decadence. Instead, let us part in somber reflection. We raised the stakes and razed the cities. M...   more

The Devastation and Destruction of Destructoid: Coda


Castle Crashers - PART 1 - "Surprise Versus!" - Game Corner

xsU1IICYG6s Sir Edmund Ladder is pleased. Follow us on Twitter! Like us on Facebook! Subscribe to our channels!   more

Castle Crashers - PART 1 -


The Devastation and Destruction of Destructoid: Chapter 17

Chapter 17 Jim's glinty, glinty eyes surveyed the Valley of Godless Ruination. Four hours prior, the love of his life had met a bloody end. In happier times, Jim might have ma...   more

The Devastation and Destruction of Destructoid: Chapter 17


A heartfelt, out-of-character moment.

Hey Dtoid. Right now I don't have any Zombie Orwell in me. This is the guy behind the voice. What I'm gonna do goes against the unwritten rules of the character I've created, but I've reached an ...   more



Spoiler Alert Podcast Abridged - "Pizza Break!"

jkBRkk54Uc0 A joke podcast from Myke and Asai! Join Asai, Myke, and a special guest every month for 30 to 60 minutes of gaming talk! No topic is off limits, because, as the name of the show imp...   more

Spoiler Alert Podcast Abridged -


The Future: EA and Dead Space 22

Photoshop and a nightmare after playing Dungeon Keeper on the iOS.   more

The Future: EA and Dead Space 22


Random battles aren't bad, they're just misunderstood.

If you ask just about anyone what they hate the most about old school style jRPGs, there's a very high chance they'll say "random battles." It's an idea that has been and has been the subjec...   more



Diverting Player Expectations with a Racist Koala

Having finished for the first time, I've just had an excellent idea for a video game; one that will earn its publisher throngs of respect as quickly as it destroys it from the inside. is a rel...   more

Diverting Player Expectations with a Racist Koala


Hey, DTOID, you should totally watch my show.

A couple months back, I stuck up some nonsense about horror games. Then I expanded on it. Then I added some stuff. Then I stuck all that stuff into a video. In it, I cover Singularity, Pixeljunk...   more

Hey, DTOID, you should totally watch my show.


I need your Nottoid questions. Put them inside me.

Give me questions while I ingest "foodstuffs" in preparation for podcasting. BTW, have you followed me on and checked my If not, I will kill you from the tree outside your bedroom window. Do...   more

I need your Nottoid questions. Put them inside me.


Greetings Media enthusiasts, get to know a new Flixist Associate Editor (me) Rea

Hello you wonderful people that were curious enough to check out my Community Blog! I am Michael Jordan, a late 20's Los Angeles living, geekophlie, that love everything under the spectrum from M...   more

Greetings Media enthusiasts, get to know a new Flixist Associate Editor (me) Rea





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