dark        
 
 

#drinking


 photo

Hey Toronto -- come and drink with us at The Hive

[Come raise a glass or eight tonight!] Jak and Daxter; Ratchet and Clank; Apple-Bottom Jeans and boots with the fur. These are all pretty good pairings, sure. Iconic. You know what an even better pairing is? Video games and booze. I honestl...

 
 
 
 photo

VA-11 HALL-A is heading to PS4 and Switch next year

VA-11 HALL-A is a really cool visual novel inspired adventure through a Cyberpunk themed world loaded with great characters. It may be light on actual gameplay, but the stories it weaves are very powerful and well worth experiencing. If you...

 
 
 photo
From our community  

Happy 12th Birthday to Destructoid!

[Destructoid user LuckRequired drew this wonderful image to celebrate a certain robot's twelfth year on this planet, and we thought it was too great not to promote it. Feel free to stop over and say hello over in the Quickposts to shar...

 
 
 from  our Community Blogs
 
 photo

Unlock new Street Fighter V costumes in Red Bull promotion

Popular energy drink Red Bull have once again partnered with Capcom to cross-promote within their flagship fighting game, Street Fighter V. Players can unlock a range of exclusive costumes in the game just by downing cans of the beverage, "...

 
 
 from  japanator
 photo

VA-11 Hall-A will be serving up for PS Vita in Japan

It has been announced by publishers Playism that the much beloved, story-driven indie hit VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender is getting a PS Vita port in Japan this November.For those less inclined, VA-11 Hall-A is a dialogue-driven experien...

 
 
 
Fallout 4 photo

Here are some Bethesda-approved Fallout 4 cocktails

A few hours ago, I left the site of Bethesda's Fallout 4 launch party with a temporary case of tinnitus (thanks, Calvin Harris!) and a belly full of Nuka Cola Quantum & In-n-Out burgers. It was a rad time, especially the parts wher...

 
 
Drunky Time photo

Hide your booze in this NES cartridge flask

As the sort of person who did their best drinking at home, I've rarely had need of a flask to secret spirits where they might be unwelcome. I would probably have found a reason if these novelty flasks disguised as NES cartridges were a rea...

 
 
 
 photo

Sup Holmes passes the dip with Drinkbox's Chris & Graham

This week on Sup Holmes we're joined by Chris and Graham of Drinkbox Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed PS3/PS Vita hit Guacamelee. We'll be talking to these two fine men about how they started in the industry, how they've manage...

 
 
GDC Hangover Pary photo

Join Destructoid at our GDC Hangover, $20 Uber coupon!

What better way to wrap up another GDC than having a full on rager with your friends at Destructoid?! Join us tomorrow night TONIGHT! at SIP Lounge and Bar, where the best bartenders and mixologist in San Francisco await. Plus, Wild 94...

 
 
Beer Jesus photo

Former BioWare CEO Greg Zeschuk is the Beer Jesus

I don’t think there is anyone who really doubts the legacy of BioWare, easily one of the most influential studios in interactive media. It came as somewhat of a surprise then, when the company’s founders Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muz...

 
 
BEER! INDIE GAMES! BEER! photo

Fiz: An indie game all about beer

Are there two finer things on the planet than beer and videogames? There's nothing quite so relaxing as coming home after a long day, putting your feet up, and enjoying a good game with a side of suds. The folks at Bit By Bit Studios seem ...

 
 
Sweet, delicious beer photo

BioWare co-founder talks beer and videogames

Before you head out to your local barcade this evening please take a moment to heed the sage advice of BioWare co-founder turned beer connoisseur Dr. Greg Zeschuk. Joystiq recently sat down with the good doctor (at a pub, I hope) ...

 
 
 photo

Feast of Fiction fakes Nuka-Cola, Perk-a-Cola, and Bonk!

Love Jimmy and Ashley on Feast of Fiction. LOVE 'EM! But man, they totally cheaped out this week, and I say that in the most loving way possible! Their latest subjects were Nuka-Cola from Fallout, Perk-a-Cola from Call of Duty, and Bonk! s...

 
 
 photo

Angry Birds soda outsells Coke and Pepsi in Finland

WUT. No, seriously. WUT. The fact that there is Angry Birds soda isn't what shocks me. You can buy novelty Mega Man and Pac-Man energy drinks. I sampled some very sugary Mario-themed beverages back in the day. Hell, remember Sonic the Hedge...

 
 
 photo

San Francisco Dtoiders, check out these awesome parties!

[Update: We've just been given two pairs of tickets to the I Fight Dragons show on Sunday! First two people to ask for them get them!] Beginning tonight at 8 and lasting until well into Sunday morning, San Francisco will be party central fo...

 
 
 photo

Bar Oasis 2: Sit back and have a drink with music samples

Maybe you never checked out Korean-based Corners Studio's Bar Oasis app for iOS when it was released a couple years back. The visual novel game focusing on drink mixing and the relationships between characters sported some amazing artw...

 
 
Spotlight photo

Spotlight: Drinking and gaming at Emporium Arcade Bar

[Every now and then, Dtoid shines its Spotlight on a games-related artist, event, or place we'd like to share with you guys. Basically, we think this is awesome. Do you think it's awesome?] Located in Wicker Park, one of Chicago's hi...

 
 
 photo

Emporium Arcade Bar now open in Chicago!

If you've grown up or lived in the wonderful Midwestern city of Chicago for a while, you understand that there's been a dearth of good videogame-related activities to enjoy in the area. Sure, there's the occasional LAN competition at the ...

 
 
 photo

Ireland's influence in videogames

Well, it's Saint Patrick's Day, and what better way is there to mark the occasion than by doing something flippant and pointless? Naturally, the Irish are fantastic at everything they do (and they're handsome, too), so it's no surprise t...

 
 
 photo

The ten best bars in videogames

St. Patrick’s Day is this weekend, and, with that, comes a wonderful celebration of the patron saints and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Oh, who am I kidding? It’s St. Patrick’s Day: an excuse to wear green, pinch...

 
 
 photo

Mega Man X's Vile is a bourbon man

The next figure in Bandai's D-Arts Mega Man X figure line is X's longstanding rival Vile. As you can see in the photo above, the figure includes a glass-filled-with-hard-liquor accessory. Insta-buy! Confirmed for US release by Bandai's Amer...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

The Council: Episode 5: Checkmate"This one is dedicated to you, Soulbow"

 

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite"Quite Dursley-ish"

 

Super Mario Maker 2"I miss the stylus"

 

Stranger Things 3: The Game"It's weird that this hit the Switch before a Netflix app, right?"

 

Blazing Chrome"I ran to this Contra affair"

 

Dr. Mario World"Dr. Feelgood microtransactions"

 

Umihara Kawase Fresh!"Swingers club"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

maycausecancer

#supersunday

 
Jetter Mars

Looks like Im going to California Extreme on Saturday! Cant Wait!

 
Shoggoth2588

Im having trouble with an event so Im thinking about just starting it over from The plan is to interact with a thing a few times then, if you have the right item on-hand, use item on thing to get a different item that will allow for progression

 
PhilKenSebben

If I suddenly check out on yall, just know we gave it I wont be leaving by Im honored and grateful to everyone Except Joking aside, from the bottom of my heart: I love you folks, and Im sorry for my Be good to each other

 
able to think

Got mad at Spaltfest Threw controller at Controller left hand 4K TV is Literally earlier today my phone fell of my counter and Seriously considering going to the gun range and renting a gun to blow my head off with

 
TheLimoMaker

That Marvel slate looks Shan Chi (that casting is fantastic), Black Widow, Doctor Strange (At the Mountains of Madness reference will always get me hyped) and Blade (Mahershala Ali is the man) are definitely the

 
Kerrik52

XV keeps on rollin! This episode was great for setting up some stuff for the rest of the season, but what I really loved were the small touches in it that people have been wanting for years to #SymphogearSunday

 
Plissken

That’s cruel, I’m sure you are having fun you sexy bastard <3

 
Tricerapops

The offline version of Dtoid loads a 09/11/2018 build of the The Spiderman PS4 review is prominently featured on the The Twin Towers were removed from the 2001 Spiderman Occams was Spiderman was behind

 
Riff Raff

Wrote a personal gaming update If you are insanely bored and really have absolutely nothing to do, maybe give it a read :)

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT