Join Destructoid at Toronto's biggest gaming convention.

Buy Tickets



Man plays videogames, falls asleep on a baby

Emanuel Lawrence faces charges of aggravated manslaughter after a pot-fueled gaming binge caused him to fall asleep ... on his daughter. In a night of activity that police are calling "irresponsible," Lawrence smoked marijuana and played hi...


'Terminator FPS,' a rad-looking mod for Gears of War

Two total conversion mods in one night? Why yes, I have been huffing glue again. Oddly enough, both of these mods are for games that have since received follow-ups, although this time, the sequel was never released for PC ... and probably n...


This video almost proves Blur is a sequel to Ghostbusters

Now I don't know how indicative these trailers are of what Bizarre Creations' Blur actually looks like with a controller in your hand, but they remind me of the now-we're-going-really-fast-bro moments in The Fast and the Furious combined w...


Monday Mind Teasers: Samorost 1 & Samorost 2

After last week's little game Little Wheel, I decided to make this week dedicated to the game that heavily influenced it and countless of other online flash games back in the day. Is Samorost older than the Internets? Yes. Is Samorost still...


Critique a notebook design, win The Beatles: Rock Band

Somebody smart once said that something to the effect of "the interface is your product". I think this is how Apple gets away with overpricing their low-powered computer line (and they deserve every penny for getting it right). Th...


Used Grand Theft Auto comes with free ecstasy tablets

A British man was stunned after buying two second hand Grand Theft Auto games and discovering some free ecstasy tablets wrapped in plastic and slotted into the one of the game's manuals. For some reason, 34-year-old Richard Thornhill was no...


Smoke pot, suck at games, claims anti-marijuana campaign

Anti-marijuana campaign Above The Influence is targeting gamers by demonstrating how bad their playing skills can get while feeling the effects of funny cigarettes. Pointing out the effects of pot on your memory, perception and eye-hand coo...


A drug-addled Alec Baldwin's refuge? Why, Galaga, of course

It wasn’t easy being Alec Baldwin in the ’80s. The decade that became infamous for its addictive excesses nearly consumed an endless list of celebrities, including Baldwin, who just won a Best Actor Golden Globe award on Sunday ...


Now you're playing with power: NES controller bong

Perhaps inspired by the Nintendo 64 controller bong we saw some time ago, Gizmodo reader James tried to make an even more compact one based on the classic Nintendo Entertainment System controller. Classy.It doesn't look like the most effect...


SCEA calls the PSP a 'gateway drug' into consoles

SCEA senior marketing manager John Koller called the PlayStation Portable a "gateway drug" into the console world at the 6th annual Wedbush Morgan Securities Management Access Conference, recently held in New York City.He says tha...


Does GTA IV promote drunk driving?

Rockstar just can't help themselves, it seems. As well as all the SORDID HARD SEX (i.e, some strippers and dry humping) and the REALISTIC MURDER SIMULATIONS (i.e, being able to work a sniper rifle without any prior experience, just like rea...


Game Suppli: vitamin supplements for gamers

As gamers, we have a sort of reputation for being unhealthy. I'm not saying that all of us slam bottles Mountain Dew and cram a slice of pizza in between rounds, but you know what I'm talking about. There's gamers out there than can use all...


Gravity be damned: Just Cause 2 details surface

Avalanche Studios is bringing Rico Rodriguez back for more gravity-defying action with a sequel to its free-roaming third-person shooter, Just Cause. In an interview with CVG, Just Cause 2's lead designer Peter Johansson talks about what we...


Who needs drugs when you have videogames?

We recently told you how videogames are being used to cure migrane headaches, and now it looks like a similar approach is being taken to chronic pain.It seems that virtual reality can offer as much relief as pain meds, and a Simon Fraser Un...


Super Mario Power Up! Energy Drink contains cocaine

Ok, it doesn't, really. But if it had, wouldn't it have been some crazy gossip to tell your friends? "So, I was up trying to finish this paper, and I only had 6 hours left before class, so I slammed a few Power Ups and finished that sh...


Square Enix the dirty wino: Bringing the sauce to DS

When Square Enix isn't busy whoring out its major videogame franchise to anyone who'll listen, it can be found in a street corner bar, a glass of merlot in hand, looking down on all and sundry behind gilded spectacles, for it is a wine drin...


Five new Haze screens: Needs more companion cube ...

Courtesy of NeoGAF poster Blimblim who "Just got these from Ubisoft", we bring you a gallery of five new screens from the upcoming current PS3 exclusive Haze. Based on the pics, it's quite obvious that the game looks good, but aft...


Reviews   filter by...

Tomb Raider"Not nearly enough rebar through the abdomen"


Jessica Jones (Season 2)"You thought it couldn't get darker?"


Yakuza 6: The Song of Life"The End of a Saga"


Warhammer: Vermintide 2"Bring on the ratmen"


Surviving Mars"Fourth Rock from the Sun"


Kirby Star Allies"HIIIIIIIIII"


Community Blogs | expand


Quickposts expand | +quickpost


I live in Cincinnati and am a big UC and Xavier This morning is not fun for

Plain Dere

Freaking I think its a 2 poop kind of morning


An I missing something with the new Kirby? Like it’s good (not amazing) and man, oh man, is it


My new goal in life is to eat forbidden


The founder of Traditionalist Worker Party (neo-nazis) finds himself in some soap opera


Learn new things every day!

Pixie The Fairy

I only planned to get the DMC HD Duology last week, but walked away with Okami HD and Yakuza Kawami, Dunno when Ill get to Still working on Bayonetta


Poor girl killed by her 9-year old brother with a gun over a video game Also parents, always make sure to keep your guns out of childrens reach if you have

Chris Moyse

How was your weekend everyone? Hope you had fun I briefly met reel lyfe Symmetra and Soldier 76 from They were incredibly warm and I only grabbed them for a few seconds, but it was

Chris Hovermale

Gonna take a little break from Monster Hunter, feeling a little well, that, but also, Im going on vacation tomorrow!



More Previews

Destructoid Originals

More Originals