dark        
 
 

#Hype


 photo

The Last of Us Part II media event planned for September 24

There are a lot of rumblings currently going on in the video game industry. With a new generation on the horizon, and highly-anticipated games such as Death Stranding and Cyberpunk 2077 constantly in the news, it's easy to forget that we've...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Marvel's Spider-Man is ready to websling onto your PS4

Fans of Marvel's second-best web-slinger (after Jessica Drew) can stoke their hype-fires a little today. Insomniac Games has announced that their exciting open-world adventure, Spider-Man, has gone gold.As I'm very sure you're all aware, th...

 
 
 photo

Valkyria Chronicles 4's opening cinematic looks lovely

If you're excited to see the Western return of Valkyria Chronicles (let's all please forget Valkyria Revolution happened), why not take a gander at the opening cinematic? Sega has uploaded the trailer to YouTube for your viewing pleasure an...

 
 
 photo

(Update) IO Interactive is teasing something new for Hitman

[Update: A logo for Hitman 2 has been found on the WB Games website.] With E3 hype season getting into full swing, we're bound to be getting a crapton of teasers and rumors floating around the internet this week. Not content to let fans mak...

 
 
 photo

Naughty Dog tweet teases The Last of Us Part II reveal at E3

Naughty Dog's Vice-President Neil Druckmann has set tongues wagging with a vague message on his twitter account, hyping an upcoming reveal for sombre sequel The Last of Us Part II.The tweet simply features an image of a miserable-looking ba...

 
 
 photo

Atari VCS pre-orders will go live May 30 on Indiegogo

The announcement of the Atari VCS was pretty exciting. Here was a seemingly dead company coming back from the grave to re-release its most successful console in 2018. While no one knew if this was simply a modern take on classic hardware, t...

 
 
 
 photo

Telltale announces three new games including Wolf Among Us 2

Telltale is going to be at San Diego Comic Con this weekend, but what they were bringing was a mystery until now. Ahead of the convention proper, the developer has announced sequels to three of its most popular series, including a Wolf Amon...

 
 
Destructoid Original photo

Why we should stop getting hyped for upcoming games

When Hello Games announced a minor delay for its much-anticipated game No Man's Sky, the team received death threats. When Kotaku so much as reported on the delay, its staff also got death threats. This is obviously a huge goddamn...

 
 
 
 photo

Hyper Light Drifter is the developer's own 'dream game'

When you look to hard-hitting journalism you (hopefully) look to Destructoid. In keeping with this tradition we had the creators of Hyper Light Drifter onto our live channel to talk about developing the game while we totally dissected the ...

 
 
 photo

20 minutes of Titanfall for your hype pleasure

I have to admit that despite all of the adoration and anticipation surrounding Titanfall, I haven't been feeling the hype myself. I know I'm not alone in this sentiment, but I like to believe I have been keeping my cynicism in check, consi...

 
 
Pokemon photo

Pokemon X/Y is the most pre-ordered 3DS game in Japan

With only ten days left until release, Pokemon X and Y have collectively claimed the crown of the most pre-ordered 3DS game in Japan, reports Famitsu. Sitting at a pretty 1.26 million copies pre-ordered, X and Y have edged out Black 2 and W...

 
 
Keiji Inafune photo

What questions should I ask Keiji Inafune at PAX?

PAX attendees are in for a super special treat next week. The infamous Keiji Inafune will be delivering an hour-long panel in the Kraken Theater on Saturday from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM. He'll run through his 25-year industry career, make commen...

 
 
 
 photo

The Question: Is Halo 4 living up to the hype?

Today is sloooooow. It's the day after the US presidential elections, and the day after Halo 4 launched, so the game industry is busy sleeping off one heck of a late night. We're still here though, and today's the perfect time for another Q...

 
 
 photo

The World Ends with You: Solo Remix out now

It was leaked ahead of time that Square Enix was building to an iOS port of The World Ends with You, something that would have infuriated hyped fans under normal circumstances. However, Square Enix had hinted that it wasn't just hyping an i...

 
 
 photo

Do you want a sneak peek of the E3 Convention Center?

Of course you do! I just got back from an early visit to the L.A. Convention Center, home to next week's massive industry event: E3. You may have heard about it. The final preparations are almost complete, with companies putting the finishi...

 
 
 photo

What are you the most excited for at this year's E3?

Every year, E3 rolls in surrounded by a sea of hype and anticipation. Sometimes, this hype is surpassed with giant waves of unexpected news and announcements. Other times, the show ends in disappointment, as many of the new games and exciti...

 
 
 photo

E3 is only one month away!

E3 is the biggest videogame industry event of the year, and with good reason: It is out of control. In a good way, of course. Huge game announcements, non-stop news, a whirlwind of assets -- it's one of the best, most exciting weeks of the ...

 
 
 photo

Could a new Baldur's Gate be on the way?

A new teaser site has crept onto the thing we call the Internet, and it brings sultry promises of new Baldur's Gate content. The site plays music, has a few images, and bears a quote from Alaundo, but the stuff hidden in the source code bri...

 
 
 photo

Fighterpedia brings you late-night Skullgirls hype

For today's after-hours entertainment, Woolie and Matt of Fighterpedia present the ladies of Skullgirls, hot and vicious for your pleasure. The video is a five-minute excuse for the boys to gush incoherently about how awesome the upcoming ...

 
 
 photo

Valve begins hyping something (HALF-LIFE 3 CONFIRMED OMG)

This past Saturday, Valve released a video featuring Portal 2 antagonist Wheatley. Unsurprisingly, the Internet descended upon it with icepicks and magnifying glasses, ready to take it apart and examine every frame for clues about Half-Life...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Golem"An action-adventure gem that requires some patience"

 

Pokemon Sword"The pen is mightier"

 

Review in Progress: Shenmue III"Have you seen any sailors?"

 

Terminator: Resistance"You won't be back"

 

Google Stadia"Stream, stream, stream SeƱora"

 

Gylt"Stadia gets spooky"

 

Guildlings"Friends through eternity, loyalty, honesty..."

 

Review in Progress: Terminator: Resistance"Hey, that guy didn't pay..."

 

The Stretchers"Crazy Ambulance"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Electric Reaper

Even though this solution to the Electoral Colleges bullshit is rather wonky, its probably the best solution available without a new

 
NeoTurbo

Random introspective I dont care about groups, just

 
Kyle Yadlosky

TFW youre innocently reading an article on the internet and you didnt know what the hell you were getting yourself

 
Xeo

Losing my head a bit Got finals eating away at my sanity, my wifes going in for Surgery Friday morning, bills are stacking again, goddamn PS+ expires in a few days, so I cant even escape from madness I need a

 
maycausecancer

First performance announcement for The Game

 
taterchimp

Its fun to smoke marijuana

 
Soulbow

My exact reaction upon hearing the setting for the new Borderlands DLC:

 
LaTerry

Ive been really enjoying Pokemon Shield, I love the new Pokemon designs, and I think knowing hardly any of them before going in has made the experience so much Ill put some more thoughts and some gushing on the

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT