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May 04 // Papa Niero

GameFan and Destructoid will crush Cat Fancy Magazine

Huge news today! Starting this summer Destructoid will be publishing a digital magazine with GameFan. It's a 60-page whopper that's half Destructoid on one side, half GameFan on the other but all indie, all enthusiast, all pa...
Apr 21 // Papa Niero

Site Maintenance: Lisa Gerrard can blog soon

[ Update 1: Comment tracking is back.  Top right corner, pulldown thingy. ]  [ Update 2: Private messages and the cblog editor are being restored now. This week we're working on making the site run smoothly on ...
Feb 20 // Papa Niero

Not pictured: Videogames

In the golden days of videogames blogging, when there was no juicy AAA videogame news a publisher in my shoes would have an arsenal of timeless features to forage the drought. With mobile game sales crushing console sales and...
Feb 17 // Papa Niero

Letters to the editor: Why should I keep reading Destructoid?

[This just came to our support email line. I thought I'd share, just in case anyone else feels this way.] @Support: "Been browsing Dtoid for years but these ads, man. They're out of control. At the top, the bottom, the ...
Nov 16 // Papa Niero

Remember Jim Sterling? Of course you do. Go support his new site

Former Destructoid reviews editor Jim Sterling has gone indie, and he needs your help. The dude has worked for over 8 years doing video games reviews here and on sites like Escapist, and now he's trying to build his own site...
Nov 14 // Papa Niero

Code Giveaway: Grab an energy boost in Terra Battle

Here's a quick word from our sponsor, Terra Battle, a free-to-play role playing game designed by Final Fantasy's creator, now available on your Android and iOS devices.  The game is on its way to 1.2 million do...
Nov 05 // Papa Niero

Save Ryu from looking generic in Street Fighter IV: A fanboy's top 10 wishes

Editor's note: In an internal staff email us old-timers were just laughing about the absurdity of this super fanboy article I wrote back in 2007 voicing my disgust with the redesigned Street Fighter. I've since grown accustom...
Oct 23 // Papa Niero

Where are they now? Ex-Destructoid editors in the biz

As some of you may have heard by now, Dale North (our editor in chief from 2010-2014) will be moving on to sunnier, though less 'toidy skies. You can read that announcement here. It's no secret that Dale and I have definitel...
Sep 18 // Papa Niero

Gallery: The sexiest booth babes of Tokyo Game Show

The moment all you college dudes have been waiting for is here! So make sure your boss isn't looking and get ready to steamboat the weasel, because I need the pageviews and my gallery is the tits!
Jun 16 // Papa Niero

Mr. Destructoid at E3: You've come a long way, bot

Hey new guy, did you know that Destructoid was founded just to get me into E3? No, seriously.
Mar 28 // Papa Niero

Fullscreen acquires ScrewAttack

For those of you that follow gaming websites and personalities as closely as you do the games here's a wild one: our friends over at ScrewAttack were acquired today by Fullscreen.  Craig Skistimas and his lovely haired ...
Mar 22 // Papa Niero

This is Destructoid's ROBOT party

Destructoid loves to put on parties for our community, and our new event concept "ROBOT" was our biggest production ever! While we're working on the video from the party here's a gallery of the amazing people that rolled through. 
Mar 06 // Papa Niero

R O B O T

Details to come. RSVP
Nov 07 // Papa Niero

Contest: Your first Xbox One or PS4 game is on us

[Update: Contest over! Winners are ShiroYasha, KilpiBan, JONtoidColor, and Mr Grrrr!] The PS4 and Xbox One are around the corner. You're gonna need games. We're happy to buy your first. Here's our first contest to win your w...
Oct 29 // Papa Niero

Exclusive: A day in the life of Slender Man

Slender Man is a busy guy. Walking around forests, standing, moving his head crazy like, standing, looking all crazy up in those woods. We spent some off-hours time with him during the day to find out what he does to blow of...
Oct 29 // Papa Niero

No Trick, All Treat at GOG.com, 75% off, 1 game free*

Want some cheap Halloween-flavored games? How about a free one? Our friends at GOG.com are having a 48 hour sale this week with titles marked down to as little as $1.79. The games include Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Amn...
Oct 24 // Papa Niero

Exclusive! Zombie Studios announces Phantom Army

Update: We have an interview! Like '80s comic books?  You're gonna dig this -- Destructoid just received an exclusive look at Zombie Studios' next game: Phantom Army, a free-to-play third-person cover-based shooter with ...
Oct 17 // Papa Niero

HUGE: Download a full copy of NightSky right now

Have you played NightSky yet? We've got Steam codes for all of our members right now, courtesy of our friends at Nicalis. Destructoid's Jonathan Holmes gave it an 8/10, calling NightSky a "physics-focused puzzle platfor...
Sep 27 // Papa Niero

HUGE Members: Claim your full game from IndieGameStand

If you love meticulously-crafted, quality indie games as much as we do, this is for you. For the past year, IndieGameStand (IGS) has been helping indie game developers promote and sell their games with four-day pay-what-...
Sep 19 // Papa Niero

Join us next Tuesday at 2:30 for a live show

Happening right now: Join us as Dtoid's editors talk about some videogames. Live. Right here. We're calling it The Core. This is going to be pretty experimental, so we're just going to toss it on a random Twitch.tv channel just for today. Join twitch.tv/hugemembers to join the chat. Everyone can join today. Tune in and say hey!
Sep 14 // Papa Niero

Street party with Dtoid @ SummerSalt

  You know, I really wish that newfangled air tube transportation system was already a thing so our friends from out town could just warp over here this weekend ... because we're about to join forces with a hell of a str...
Sep 08 // Papa Niero

Live Show: Sup Holmes with Shantae creator Matt Bozon

Just a quick note: we have a live show coming tomorrow, but today Jonathan Holmes is celebrating his 4th year wedding anniversary. Congrats Jon! Come back to this post tomorrow as WayForward co-founder and Shantae creator Matt Bozon appear on Sup Holmes, Sunday 1pm PST/4pm EST. Watch us cap off WayForgust in style!
Sep 08 // Papa Niero

HUGE: Destructoid rolls out ad-free memberships

Many of you had said that you enjoy what we do, but you don't enjoy ads.  We get that. Likewise, we wish we could just concentrate on chasing the best stories, not pageviews. We want to offer more, but also respect our r...
Sep 02 // Papa Niero

TOTAL KARAOKE WAR LIVE FROM PAX @ BARBOZA

Watch live video from missionrobot on www.twitch.tv We're live at Barboza in Seattle! 
Sep 01 // Papa Niero

Karaoke w/ Dtoid Tonight

Update: Arrive early for a special edition of Podtoid Live starring Jim Sterling, Jonathan Holmes, Conrad Zimmerman, and other special guests.   Destructoid presents Karaoke Total War at PAX - with over 7000 songs locall...
Aug 22 // Papa Niero

Destructoid Golden Classics: The Mega Man Maker

By popular request, I've dug through old hard drives and present to you Destructoid's classic Mega Man maker!  This little app was originally published during PAX 2008 during a panel we gave about how important it is to ...
Aug 05 // Papa Niero

Meunier's guide to games journalism is thorough, sober

I don't know Nathan Meunier personally, but after powering through his book on freelance games writing I can tell that the man has been through the trenches -- and still managing to thrive within them. Up Up Down Down Left Wr...
Aug 03 // Papa Niero

SOE Live: Everquest Next videos show face tracking, moves

The face-tracking technology called SOEMote was confirmed to be headed to Everquest Next, said game director Dave Georgeson. The tech was unveiled at E3 last year and is currently available to the public for free in Eve...






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