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May 17 // Jonathan Holmes

Sup Holmes braids a second quest with David Hellman

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over every...
May 17 // Jonathan Holmes

Trigger looks to examine the PTSD process from the inside out

Amy Dentata is a game developer's game developer, though her next project doesn't look like it's made to appeal strictly to game design theorist. Trigger is a visual novel about suffering from PTSD and the process of discover...
May 17 // Jonathan Holmes

Adam Tierney and Mariel Cartwright on the evolution of Til Morning's Light

[Til Morning's Light is a new horror adventure title from WayForward and Amazon Game Studios, bringing together talent from titles such as Aliens: Infestation, Skullgirls, and... Sailor Moon? We've got a v...
May 17 // Jonathan Holmes

[Spoilers] Splatoon timeline partially revealed through unlockables

The image above is not the official Splatoon timeline. It's a goof created by a fan. Still, it shows that some people are already invested enough in the game to start pondering where it fits in the larger Nintendo universe, d...
May 16 // Jonathan Holmes

What if Twitter was a Real Life Party? Video games and violence

One of the great things about the Internet is the limitless opportunity for social interaction it provides. While it always saddens me to see people use Twitter and other social media tools for the primary purpose of putting...
May 15 // Jonathan Holmes

Til Morning's Light is a smart take on traditional survival horror

[Til Morning's Light is a new horror adventure title from WayForward and Amazon Game Studios, bringing together talent from titles such as Aliens: Infestation, Skullgirls, and... Sailor Moon? We've got a variety of exclusive ...
May 13 // Jonathan Holmes

Newstoid, a Smash 4 guide by ZeRo, exclusive Bloodstained art, and more

Destructoid is a lot like Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory. It may look like just another unpredictable carnival of joy and horror on the surface, but behind the scenes, there are hordes of even more wonderful, horrible thing...
May 12 // Jonathan Holmes

'What if Twitter was a Real Life Party?' is coming for you

Hey, did you see those two little old ladies talking about Majora's Mask while innocuously almost eating eyeball cookies? If not, you're missing out.  After seeing that short, I knew that the team at Farleywink Animatio...
May 10 // Jonathan Holmes

Doctorates and rockets on Sup Holmes today with Kim Voll

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over every...
May 10 // Jonathan Holmes

Making The Shining funny and ordinary parenting scary with Pippin Barr

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Last time on Sup Holmes, w...
May 10 // Jonathan Holmes

A PokÚdex of game journalists that only lists negative traits?

Ethics is a major component of social justice, and in recent years, it has also become a hot button issue in the world of videogame journalism. It is with this in mind that a group of social justice warriors decided to come t...
May 10 // Jonathan Holmes

What did you think of the Splatoon Global Testfire?

This past Friday and Saturday, Nintendo launched its first ever limited time online stress test/demo with the Splatoon Global Testfire. Due to multiple work-related responsibilities, I was only able to jump on for one match, ...
May 10 // Jonathan Holmes

Nintendo talks region unlocking, no mobile games at E3, deal with Universal

A few interesting fan translations of a recent Nintendo Investor's Meeting hit the internet last night, but as always, we have to take them with a grain of salt until Nintendo's offical English transcriptions are released. Le...
May 04 // Jonathan Holmes

#GamerGate get-together sabotaged by threats

[Photo via Daddy_Warpig.] A recent #GamerGate-themed meetup organized by "critic of contemporary feminism" Christina Hoff Sommers and political pundit/wonk Milo Yiannopoulos was put to a disturbing and sudden e...
May 03 // Jonathan Holmes

Devs with Baltimore bundle includes The Yawhg, Sokobond and more

The Devs with Baltimore bundle is a limited time project organized in part by developer and essayist Merritt Kopas, co-orginizer of the Devs with Ferguson bundle from late last year. The bundle includes the award winning adve...
May 03 // Jonathan Holmes

Microsoft's age guessing app puts Dead or Alive fighter at 12 years old

First, a warning. Word has it that anyone who uses Microsoft's trendy new age guessing app gives the company full license to use whatever images it scans in any way they see fit, so watch out. Microsoft could own your face if...
May 03 // Jonathan Holmes

Underground Hangovers and hating your own game with Jordi de Paco

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] First, a word for our regu...
May 03 // Jonathan Holmes

Cryamore artist lends talent to Combat Core, a Power Stone inspired fighter

[Update: It turns out that Skullgirls co-creator Alex Ahad is also working on character designs for Combat Core. Is that a crossover I smell?] Most of the time when Destructoid posts something about the revival of a old Capc...
May 03 // Jonathan Holmes

Trailer for 3DS shmup asks 'is life meant to be shitty?'

Karous is a vertical shmup about two hugging sisters that was released by Korea-based developer Milestone Inc. back in 2006. It was later ported to the Dreamcast, and then again to the Wii as part of the Ultimate Shooting Co...
May 03 // Jonathan Holmes

Bullet Age developers' pitch for a WWE beat 'em up looks sublime

Not unlike that Black Steampunk Sherlock Holmes mock-up from a while back, the proposition of super deformed WWE beat 'em up is getting quite a bit of traction on Twitter at the moment. Sadly, the game isn't currently in...
Apr 26 // Jonathan Holmes

Shining, parenting, and peens with the unflappable Pippin Barr

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Shows over folks!...
Apr 26 // Jonathan Holmes

Owlboy lead almost made Ducktales Remastered, wants to make Breath of Fire

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A couple weeks ago on Sup ...
Apr 26 // Jonathan Holmes

Director del Toro says Silent Hills isn't going to happen

[Update: this has been confirmed by Norman Reedus, who was supposed to appear in the game.] Looks like the pending delisting of P.T. was a bad omen after all. According to a quote procured by photojournalist Matt Hackney...
Apr 22 // Jonathan Holmes

Mewtwo vs. Lucario: A beginner's guide to Smash Bros.

Educating yourself on how to play Super Smash Bros. isn't always easy. Those who know the most about Smash don't always use words that you can find in a dictionary when discussing the game. If you go to the experts for ...
Apr 21 // Jonathan Holmes

Duck Hunt turns 31 today and all it got was an Apple Watch clone

Duck Hunt was first released on April 21, 1984. That makes it 31 years old today, making it 9 years older than your average debuting porn star, and just 2 years older than McDonald's icon Mac Tonight. I really would hav...
Apr 19 // Jonathan Holmes

Gods will be watching Sup Holmes today with Jordi de Paco

Today on Sup Holmes, we're welcoming Jordi de Paco of Deconstruction Team to the program. Jordi is probably most well know for working on Gods Will Be Watching, the unofficial winner of the Most Feel-Bad game of 2014. We'll ...
Apr 19 // Jonathan Holmes

This horror movie fighting game would be more dream than nightmare

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees are already in Mortal Kombat. The Predator will be joining them soon. It's clear that horror fans like the idea of seeing their favorite death-dealing icons duke it out in a fighting gam...
Apr 19 // Jonathan Holmes

Guy claims he StreetPassed someone playing Twilight Princess on 3DS

[Update: More shots of this screen are coming in from other attendees of the concert.] [Update #2: It's fake. While TaDavidID, the guy who generated the image above, has gone on to add video and more images to suppo...
Apr 19 // Jonathan Holmes

The Matrix Online, internet fury, and being an empathic robot with Eric Ford

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Eric Ford was working in g...
Apr 19 // Jonathan Holmes

The next Rhythm Heaven has a story mode, woodcutting cat

When word got out that Rhythm Heaven/Tengoku music director Tsunko was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer, fans were sent into a state of fear for both the man and the series he co-created. Thankfully, he has reportedly re...






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