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2:30 PM on 05.30.2012

WWE '13 coming October 30 for Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii

THQ has announced WWE '13, and with that came some backstory about how CM Punk has changed wrestling like how Stone Cold Steve Austin changed things 15 years ago. There's more to it then that, but, yeah. Wrestling! So what's...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



2:00 AM on 05.27.2012

The Wii U name is final, deal with it

Is this real news? Like, really real news? Probably not, but I know quite a few people were hoping that Nintendo would fix the name for its latest home console. For those people, I'm sorry to tell you that, when the Nintendo...

Tony Ponce



5:00 PM on 05.22.2012

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes trailer is the best

Did you check out our preview for LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes? Good, because you should also really watch the new trailer. It's not only filled with cute LEGO stuff that makes me wish for my lost childhood LEGO collection, but there's a joke near the end that made me die laughing. Wasn't expecting voice acting at all. Bravo, Warner Brothers.

Hamza CTZ Aziz



11:00 PM on 05.21.2012

Here's what Retro City Rampage looks like on the Vita

Retro City Rampage's mastermind Brian Provinciano sat down with the PlayStation.Blog to show off his baby running on the PlayStation Vita. Brian details some of the Vita features, from the optimized visuals for the handheld ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



10:30 PM on 05.21.2012

La-Mulana still may head to WiiWare in Europe/USA

I'm pretty bummed that La-Mulana on WiiWare was canceled, though I fully understand why Nicalis can't allocate any of its limited resources towards publishing La-Mulana on WiiWare. The good news is, the subsuquent inter...

Jonathan Holmes



1:30 PM on 05.16.2012

Epic Mickey 2 dev diary talks up camera, co-op play

A new "behind-the-scenes" video for Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, featuring Warren Spector and other members of the Junction Point team, as they discuss some of the new features which have been implemented in the g...

Conrad Zimmerman



7:30 AM on 04.27.2012

Rayman Legends coming to Wii U

Ubisoft has been trying to kill a leaked trailer all morning, but it's not working. The cat is out of the bag, since the world now knows that Rayman Legends is coming to Wii U.  It'll have new playable characters, onlin...

Jim Sterling



3:45 PM on 04.24.2012

'Fat chance' of Crysis 3 coming to the Wii U

I had a chance to talk with Rasmus Hoejengaard, Crytek's Director of Creative Development, on what we can expect out of Crysis 3. We covered stuff like the overall plot, new weapons, abilities and how PC players can expect h...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



6:00 PM on 04.23.2012

Mega64 has trouble with Skyward Sword's controls

Your experience with Skyward Sword's controls can vary immensely from the next guy's. Some people had no trouble whatsoever becoming acclimated with the motions, whereas others could never get the sword to go where they want...

Tony Ponce



8:00 PM on 04.21.2012

Rhythm Heaven comes to Europe in English and Japanese

One the only things that kept Rhythm Heaven Fever from getting a perfect score was the game's lack of language options. Unlike the cartridge-based Rhythm Heaven on the DS, there were no space constraints on the Wii...

Jonathan Holmes



1:15 PM on 04.18.2012

YouTube hiring for work on next generation consoles

YouTube has listed a job position for a software engineer that will develop versions of YouTube to work with next generation consoles. Under the listed responsibilities we find that they're looking to "build the next generat...

Dale North



6:00 PM on 04.14.2012

Project Zero 2: Wii Edition gets European release date

While Europe never did get an official release of Fatal Frame 4, it's looking like the continent will definitely be getting a chance at it's pre-prequel. Project Zero 2: Wii Edition will be published by Nintendo of Euro...

Jonathan Holmes



6:00 PM on 04.01.2012

DNA sync completed with Assassin's Creed: Kinect

It was bound to happen. We're finally seeing the full capabilities of the Kinect motion sensor, and it looks like they've announced the ultimate in immersive gaming. Assassin's Creed: Kinect puts gamers back in the shoes of Ezio in what looks to be a motion-controlled remake of Revelations. Check out the trailer. Obviously, another joke trailer. But wow, well done!

Ian Bonds



4:00 PM on 04.01.2012

Retro City Rampage cereal is a download for your face

"I can really taste the graphics!" How many videogames can you play as well as eat? Inspired by Ralston's nasty-ass Nintendo Cereal System from back in the day, Retro City Rampage: The Cereal brings the pixelated action of R...

Tony Ponce



11:00 PM on 03.25.2012

Freddie W reveals an 'inconvenient truth' to himself

Freddie Wong has once again captured the current video game culture and applied it to one of his regular videos on YouTube. This time, Freddie is a time traveler who jumps back in time to let his younger self know about how awesome gaming could have been. Oh, and Cheetos.

Ian Bonds



5:00 PM on 03.25.2012

Epic Mickey 2 lead platform is Wii, 3DS version confirmed

GamesRadar has uploaded a nearly five-minute walkthrough of the upcoming Epic Mickey 2, demonstrating the 360 build and the new drop-in, drop-out co-op. GR has confirmed suspicions that the Wii version is the lead platform. ...

Tony Ponce



8:00 AM on 03.17.2012

Big Bass Arcade: No Limit baits you with a new trailer

Check it out! There's totally a new trailer for Big John Games' Big Bass Arcade: No Limit for the Wii featuring those ooh-so-stunning graphics! I respect the Wii, I use mine quite a bit, but I've never understood why de...

Liam Fisher



6:30 PM on 03.16.2012

Transformers Prime: Autobot propaganda

I'm not a huge fan of destroying my childhood memories or the magical power of nostalgia. So I had no idea that there was such a thing as Transformers: Prime, a show now well into its second season that apparently has dark a...

Fraser Brown



1:30 PM on 03.16.2012

Tracks from Men at Work and Santana to hit Rock Band 3

Time once again to get hype for some more Rock Band 3 downloadable content. Next week, two tracks from Men at Work will arrive in the Rock Band Music Store, "Overkill" and "Down Under." In addition, Carlos Santana's "Sm...

Conrad Zimmerman



8:30 AM on 03.16.2012

First LEGO Batman 2 trailer actually has spoken dialog

Those traitorous traitors at Traveller's Tales have added some of that disgusting dialog that you hear in all these modern games nowadays to LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes. But that's okay, at least they got The Joker's voic...

Brett Zeidler



8:00 PM on 03.14.2012

New Battleship trailer has battleships, not much else

This is actually happening. Hollywood has somehow managed to take what originally started as a pencil and paper guessing game that predates World War I and made Battleship into a summer blockbuster that has absolutely nothin...

Brett Zeidler



8:00 PM on 03.06.2012

Second episode of Walking Dead's online talk show now out

Remember when I showed you that painfully awkward first episode of an online talk show for The Walking Dead called Playing Dead? Well, it's back for a second episode that's a little bit better. Except that Telltale is still ...

Brett Zeidler



1:30 PM on 03.03.2012

Ikachan DS first look, Nicalis working on Wii U/3DS title

[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Download th...

Jonathan Holmes



11:00 PM on 02.24.2012

Is it time to get hype for the Fatal Frame 2 remake?

I'm hyped for the game, but should I be? There has been so little in the way of build up for the upcoming Fatal Frame 2 remake that its hard to be sure what to be hyped for. It's also possible that we're just getting teased ...

Jonathan Holmes



10:00 PM on 02.22.2012

The ponies have stormed the gates of Rhythm Heaven

It looks like there is a mod for Rhythm Heaven Fever that swaps the native graphics for My Little Pony characters. That's what the description of the above YouTube video says anyway. Does anyone out there want to follow...

Jonathan Holmes



12:25 PM on 02.20.2012

Retro City Rampage out in May, also on PSN, Vita, and PC

Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano promised a development update for February 20, so here it is. Is he not a man of his word? The most important bit of news is that, in addition to WiiWare and Xbox Live Arcade, Ret...

Tony Ponce



10:30 PM on 02.17.2012

The DTOID Show: Rhythm Heaven Fever party!

Happy Friday, everyone! In addition to being my all-time favorite day of the week, today also happens to be Rhythm Heaven Fever dance party day, which is a holiday I just made up in order to justify playing Rhythm Heaven Feve...

Tara Long



3:00 AM on 02.15.2012

The Last Story has a new European trailer, looks amazing

Nintendo has released a new trailer for the upcoming release of the localized version of The Last Story for Europe. As you'd expect, it's still looking fantastic as ever. This trailer shows off a good amount of the flashy co...

Brett Zeidler



6:15 PM on 02.14.2012

Everyone was beautiful at the Rhythm Heaven Fever launch

There were a lot of Dtoid'ers at this party. You may spot many familiar faces in this video (maybe even your own), but that's not why I'm saying that everyone is beautiful at the Rhythm Heaven Fever launch party. I'm saying ...

Jonathan Holmes



12:30 PM on 02.08.2012

It's not done yet!? Retro City Rampage update on Feb. 20

Oh, Brian Provinciano! Pretending like you are so hard at work when you are actually chilling in Cancún, smoking expensive Cuban cigars. How dare you string us along! I'm kidding, of course (maybe), but the wait to pl...

Tony Ponce



10:15 AM on 02.07.2012

Activision announces Skylanders Giants

Activision has today revealed a follow-up to last year's surprisingly enjoyable Skylanders, continuing the idea of toys that can be scanned into an active videogame world. Skylanders Giants is an all-new game that will intro...

Jim Sterling



7:00 PM on 02.03.2012

Rhythm Heaven Fever special edition unboxing

Did you know that Rhythm Heaven Fever was getting a special edition? Neither did I. Then I got this box in the mail this morning. I'm pretty sure that this special edition won't be sold in stores, but if Nintendo decides to change its mind on that, they're sure to make a killing when the game hits stores on February 13th. Check out the video and you'll understand what I mean.

Jonathan Holmes



1:00 AM on 01.31.2012

MLB 2K12 gets a crackin' teaser trailer

Well folks, baseball season is approaching once again and, of course, that means it's almost time to pony up for the newest iteration of MLB 2K12. Just in time to get you hyped up, 2K's released a new teaser. As is the way w...

Liam Fisher



8:48 PM on 01.27.2012

The DTOID Show: Wii-U madness and Pokémon Photoshops

Happy Friday, everyone! Hopefully you all tuned into our live show today and won an XBLA code for the latest Orcs Must Die! DLC, but if not, don't worry! There will be plenty more giveaways in the near future - and that's a ...

Tara Long



11:00 AM on 01.25.2012

I'm obsessed: Rhythm Heaven Fever's ball kick love song

I love the Rhythm Heaven franchise and I'm frothing at the mouth in anticipation for upcoming Wii release Rhythm Heaven Fever. As a musician I am drawn to their mix of rhythm play and great music, and the silly visuals does ...

Dale North



6:00 PM on 01.22.2012

Writing about Kiki Trick: The sound of one hand clapping

When you write for a videogame blog, you know when lot of people are going to read your new post. Writing about SOPA, Resident Evil 6, Grand Theft Auto 5; these are the kind of stories that millions of people already ha...

Jonathan Holmes



11:00 PM on 01.16.2012

Is this our first look at Rhythm Heaven Fever?

I keep forgetting that Minna No Rhythm Tengoku (the Japanese Rhythm Heaven game on the Wii) and Rhythm Heaven Fever are technically two different titles. When it comes to gameplay, they're the same game, but when it comes to...

Jonathan Holmes



9:15 PM on 01.13.2012

The DTOID Show: We went live on Friday the 13th, NOOOOOOO

Yeah, we really shouldn't have done that. In observance of today's horrific pseudo-holiday, Max and I managed to break every single piece of equipment in our studio! By which I mean, something broke in the studio and we had ...

Tara Long



11:00 PM on 01.12.2012

Whoa! Nintendo re-releases all 50 WiiWare demos

Here's a recap for those who haven't been keeping score. In 2009, Nintendo finally started allowing for developers to release free demos of their WiiWare games. Only five games were allowed to have demos at first, but it was...

Jonathan Holmes



2:00 AM on 01.05.2012

NBA 2K12 welcomes back basketball, with basketball

So, I don't exactly follow basketball to any degree, but I remember hearing about the whole lockout controversy that prevented the NBA from starting last fall. Apparently the NBA has finally come to an agreement though, beca...

Brett Zeidler



9:00 PM on 12.30.2011

Kiki Trick on Wii is a Japanese explosion for the ears

Sometimes, I have no idea what is going on in the minds of Nintendo execs. One minute, they're playing it safe with games starring Mario and Link; the next minute, they're releasing off-the-wall sh*t like Captain Rainbow and...

Tony Ponce



3:15 PM on 12.17.2011

My Little Pony and Gabe Newell get Rhythm Heaven Fever

Rhythm Heaven Fever continues to spread, and has now overtaken Valve's Gabe Newell, the King of Hyrule from the Zelda CDi games, and Applebooty Sugarbottom (or whatever her name is) from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.&...

Jonathan Holmes



5:00 PM on 12.03.2011

Team Fortress 2 and Camacho get Rhythm Heaven Fever

As much as I'm looking forward to picking Xenoblade (again), it doesn't hold a candle to my most anticipated Wii game of 2012; Rhythm Heaven Fever. Like Xenoblade, this is a game that I've already imported, but I s...

Jonathan Holmes



6:30 PM on 12.02.2011

Xenoblade trailer confirms British voices for NA release

Nintendo of America put the icing on today's news cake by releasing a trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles. The video confirms that the rather nice British voice cast is remaining, which is hardly surprising considering the fact...

Jim Sterling



1:00 PM on 11.20.2011

The 'Splosion Men blast their way into Retro City Rampage

Oh, Brian Provinciano! How do you keep managing to squeeze cameo after reference and reference after cameo into Retro City Rampage? Keep it up and the game will never be released in our lifetime! This latest trailer announce...

Tony Ponce



1:15 PM on 11.18.2011

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics has a trailer

Everyone remember Mario & Sonic at the Olympics? Yeah... me neither. I have purged all non-Elder Scrolls information/memories/thoughts from my head. It's important. Sega is making another one of these things -- Mario &am...

Daniel Starkey



1:00 AM on 11.18.2011

Reminder: Alvin and Chipmunks here to kill my childhood

Here's a little video reminder that Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked is coming to theaters and that there is a game based on said violation of nostalgia. Said game is available in stores now. It's particularly egreg...

Conrad Zimmerman



8:00 PM on 11.15.2011

Keep on milking Robin Williams, Nintendo!

Okay, Nintendo. We get it. Robin Williams is a total videogame nerd who named his daughter after Princess Zelda. One thing, though... Zelda Williams isn't in this commercial! I don't want extreme closeups of Robin's creepy old man lips! The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword: Robin Williams "Origins" Commerical [YouTube]

Tony Ponce



1:00 PM on 11.15.2011

Talking to Women about Videogames: Why am I doing this?

[Talking to Women about Videogames is a series where Jonathan Holmes talks to different people who are women about the biggest videogame news of the week for some reason. Get the album featuring celebrities from the world of...

Jonathan Holmes



11:30 PM on 11.14.2011

Someone put me in the best video ever made

Sometimes I really want to pack it all up and quit while I'm ahead.  That's how I felt when I first heard that I'll have a bit part in the upcoming XBLA/PC/WiiWare title Retro City Rampage. I wasn't sure it could get an...

Jonathan Holmes






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