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Hey, yo, what up? It's Dreamweaver, back with yet another Comments of the Week! That's right, it's time to check out all of the hilarious commentary featuring the best community in the entire internet, the fine folks of Rule 34. Oh, wait, I...   read

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Which video game character are you? Destructoid Edition...

[Terry 309 dives into uncharted territory, raising the question "What video game character would you be?" The scary thing about it? He's relating it to Destructoid community members... ~ JuIc3] This is something I have wanted to do for a lo...   read


Last night's debate reminded me of the past two years of video game culture war nonsense

[Images credits] One of the two most famous politicians in the world is largely defined by their capacity for anger and arrogance. The other is defined by their strength and confidence. Which is which? The answer there probably depends on w...   read

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If Destructoid were a band

It's no well-kept secret that I'm a band teacher by day. I've worked with many different kids and various instruments putting together ensembles and creating gorgeous music for all to enjoy (I love what I do).  I've of course come to n...   read

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Influence the future of Destructoid, take a quick survey

We're doing a site survey about all things Destructoid - please participate in our Great 2016 Census! You can fill it out below or pop it open in a tab. We're about to descend onto the E3 Expo in LA next month, so your feedback can inf...   read


Hot Mess: 10 Years of Destructoid party photos

There's something about the Mr. Destructoid helmet that brings out the animal in people. I've seen sheepish tiny McChicken-like boys turn into fearless crotch-thrusters, running up on stages and doing what three shots of Jager could not aff...   read

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Ode to Destructoid

Ode to Destructoid

Destructoid is a truly special placeWhere many people come to speak their mindsThe writers mark their words with style and graceThe comments full of quick retorts in kindTen years have passed since it first came to beFrom scrappy origins ba...   read

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Niero talks 10 years of Destructoid (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of my interview with Yanier "Niero" Gonzalez as we look back at 10 years of Destructoid. In Part 1, Niero and I discussed the early years of the website, its struggles, and its successes. For Part 2, I asked Niero abo...   read

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Destructoid started on this day, 10 years ago

On March 16, 2006, Destructoid was born. Our founder and overlord Niero has been running it ever since, and the rest is history. We'll be taking a closer look at Destructoid's legacy this week (including this multi-part interview with Niero...   read

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Golden Week

Niero talks 10 years of Destructoid (Part 1)

I can't remember exactly what it was that brought me to Destructoid so many years ago. It had to be an article, probably a review, that attracted me here. I know for certain it was the community that made this my new home for video game new...   read



At GDC today? Come party with the Dtoid Community

In less than 24 hours we'll somehow be celebrating 10 years of Destructoid! Madness. Where to meet: meetup at Hawthron and enjoy happy hour, hosted by GameChops (5-8ish) at 46 Geary St. Preparty responsibility: you're going to need to&...   read

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Come get your red hots - Limited 10-year Destructoid shirts on sale

It's been awhile since we did some shirts, so check out our whole new line of Destructoid shirts based on your community feedback! Designed by @elnido. You can customize them a bit too -- each shirt has multiple color and style options. Som...   read


Sneak peek at upcoming Destructoid shirts

Sup, Dtoid peepers. To commemorate 10 years of Destructoid (March 16!), @Niero asked me to make some t-shirt designs based on some of default c-blog headers we created. I don't think I went too off the deep end with these, BUT it's alw...   read

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Aaaand we're back

[Update] Migration complete! Our web servers were physically moved to another location this weekend. I'm very sorry -- we were supposed to be back at 5am but THINGS. What did you do while we were offline?   read

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Damn, look at Seymour shred Splatoon tunes on his guitar

Splatoon's music was love at first listen. Last year, Nintendo initially drew me to its then-unknown game about squidkids thanks in large part to the kickass theme song. It's now nearly 2016, and I'm not even close to tired of hearing that ...   read


Get Destructoid ad-free for just a buck

Get an ad-free Carter, ad-free Holmes, ad-free Devore, ad-free ... well you get the idea. That's zero ads on the Destructoid home page and no ads inside the articles, which means your mobile Destructoid loads FAST! (Note: Disqus users, ther...   read

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From our tips line

Sometimes, we get very good tips

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What's up with the forums? A quick update

This was already posted in the forums, but if you didn't catch it just wanted to bump it to the home page: We've relaunched Outer Heaven this weekend.  It's our old forums software: founded in 2006, previously known as the Destructoid ...   read

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Things I watched on the plane to gamescom

My standards go out the window while I ate the "pasteurized process cheese food" provided by United as an in-flight snack. If you have to designate your product as "food," there is a problem. It tasted like a cheesy Ritz without the satisfy...   read

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Staff's shifting sands

Steven Hansen: Still Features Editor, also EIC of Destructoid Magazine

As we've just told you repeatedly now, Jonathan Holmes is stepping back from the overarching role of Editor-in-Chief, and various familiar faces are stepping up to absorb his duties as co-Editors-in-Chief. It's a pretty good deal. Holmes is...   read

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Destructoid Voltron EIC

My name is Chris Carter and I'm one of your new co-EICs

Hey Destructoid! As you may have heard, Jonathan Holmes is stepping down as editor-in-chief. Because of this, our overlord Niero has decided to split the position into multiple shifts. I'll be handling the US mornings and early afternoons, ...   read


New Destructoid explained

Here's to new Destructoid - a looser, weirder, multi-headed video game club that never sleeps. Please congratulate Chris, Jordan, Kyle, and Laura on their new managing positions! I'll be in the back handling the poop and pushing us forward ...   read

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I'm retiring from my editor-in-chief job, so let's have a contest!

It's been a good year for Destructoid. We got more unique views in June 2015 than any other month in the history of the website. There are a lot of reasons for that, not the least of which being that our staff has worked their butts off to...   read

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Dtoid/GameFan digital magazine is now free for everybody!

Full disclosure: I was initially against the idea of allowing people to download the debut issue of Destructoid/GameFan magazine for free. That's not because I want money. My paycheck won't change regardless of how many issues of this thing...   read

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"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju...



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