Join Destructoid at Toronto's biggest gaming convention.

Buy Tickets
                 
dark        
 
 

#halt criminal scum!

FRONT PAGE


 photo

Japanese man arrested for living in an arcade

When you were a kid, did you ever dream of living in an arcade? I imagine your fantasy was a little bit more glamorous than this story. Perhaps you thought more about all-night Street Fighter sessions and less about wedging yourself between...

 
 
 
 photo

Inside the incredibly shady world of game key scammers

A. Verdin (name redacted for privacy) isn't the only person who allegedly scammed review keys from video game PR representatives and developers, but he's one of the few who got caught. Verdin – AKA "BattlefieldAxe," "Airo95," "RaphaAa...

 
 
 photo

Armed robber wearing Minecraft outfit still at large

Over the weekend a man wearing a Minecraft Creeper hoodie allegedly robbed a Turkey Hill convenience store in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, WCVB reports. The Creeper pulled a gun and split with cash from the drawer and some cartons of cigarettes. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 photo

Acer's beastly 21-inch curved-screen laptop starts at $8,999

Acer is bringing out a beast of a portable gaming machine, the Predator 21X, next month. It's a 21-inch laptop with a curved IPS display (2560 x 1080 resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate), built-in Tobii eye-tracking tech, a full-sized mech...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 photo

Solbrain Knight of Darkness steals artwork, music, and more

[Header courtesy of coocoon on DeviantArt] People should be (sadly) familiar with what an asset-flip game is by now. It's where a (typically) crappy developer rips graphics, artwork, game mechanics, or music from another source and fails to...

 
 
 photo

Chinese Pokemon Go is just...

Pokémon Go may never officially be launching in China, but that hasn't stopped some clever plagiarizing developer from cashing in on the craze. Enter Rejected Games: FPS Adventure & Sport Simulation Adventure with ...

 
 
Pokemon Go robbery photo

Armed teens used Pokemon Go to rob nine people

Pokemon Go is a security risk in more ways than one. In O’Fallon, Missouri, some enterprising stick up men have used the game's real world location-based hook to lie in wait and commit a series of armed robberies. "About eight or nine...

 
 
Ubisoft cracks down photo

The Division will ban cheaters on strike one

Ubisoft's past attempts to get tough on cheaters in The Division have apparently not gone far enough to dissuade cheating. The company is adopting the same policy that Rainbow Six: Siege just enacted: cheaters can now be banned on the first...

 
 
 
Bloodborne photo

That sure is a Bloodborne werewolf jerking off

On weekdays, I typically wake up to a couple hundred fresh emails sitting in my inbox. When events are happening, like this week's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco (which I'm not even attending!), things can get considerably more...

 
 
Origin freebie photo

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is free on Origin

The latest game in Origin's On the House program is 2012's Need for Speed: Most Wanted. For a limited time, you can add it to your account for free and it'll stay there until the end of days, probably. I'm not particularly well-versed in th...

 
 
 
 
Swatting photo

Troll gone wrong: Suspected swatter arrested

Have you ever heard the saying, just because you can doesn't mean you should? Well, apparently this guy didn't. A Las Vegas "man" has been arrested after authorities alleged Brandon Willson, 19, made up a murder in order to get police to co...

 
 
 
 
Nintendo vs. flashcarts photo

Nintendo files suit against Florida flashcart distributor

Piracy on the DS was kind of a big deal, which is why Nintendo has been taking measures to ensure that the same filth doesn't infect the 3DS ecosystem. The 3D handheld has remained more or less untainted thus far, but the only thing stoppin...

 
 




Reviews   filter by...

Metal Gear Survive"A tale of two games"

 

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)"Fullmetal Avengers: Age of Alchemy"

 

Annihilation"Natalie Portman with a machine-gun... on shrooms!"

 

Review in Progress: Orwell: Ignorance is Strength"You'll never find us, but victim or perpertrator, if your number's up, we'll find you"

 

Early Access My Time at Portia"A lovely post-apocalyptic vacation spot "

 

The Fall Part 2: Unbound"A severe case of identity crisis"

 

Retro-Bit NES Power Stick"Multiple ways to play"

 

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition"Take this Bro'd trip on a road trip"

 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance"Another cult classic in the making"

 

Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Remo Williams

Do any of you lovely people have opinions on Stellaris? Ive only dabbled in 4X before (CivIV), but the mod support and the soundtrack(my god the soundtrack) have piqued my Talk me up or

 
medicamecanica

Really feel like the first 5 hours of Berseria were fun, and then the next 15 have been pretty And I played the Xillias and Zestiria so I knew what I was in

 
able to think

My coworker ordered a ridiculously massive pizza for It was stuffed with pepperoni, sausage, ham, and Here it is next to a New 3DS for Three slices later and I’m really regretting my life

 
Mike Sounders

And now beat Shadow of Yarnham first Yeyeyeyeye

 
Mike Martin

*cracks knuckles* Time to shitpost Once again, I fucking love you Thanks for dragging me out my Thank you for

 
NeoTurbo

Was thinking of changing my avatar to coincide with posting my first ever cblog (and series) this But honestly I cant find one that I think suits me better right

 
Kerrik52

Reason number 837 why this timeline sucks: In spite of its excellent quality, Nayuta no Kiseki was never I sure hope XSEED will rectify this I blame the mobile And the

 
Czar Kazem

Vets recommending we get this beast from 20 pounds down to This is gonna be an #PetToid #FATToid

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Today is my younger sisters She would have been 23 this Every year on her Birthday we go visit her grave to clean it up and pay our Im not too bothered until I actually get there, so Im fine for

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT