Gaming News, Game Reviews, Game Trailers, Tech News

dtoid   |   japanator   |   flixist   |   tomopop   |   store


PS Vita photo
PS Vita

Toukiden: The Age of Demons locked in for February

Tecmo Koei and Omega Force's Toukiden: The Age of Demons was one of those titles I had hoped would make it outside of Japan -- where it's done extremely well for itself, I might add -- and that's indeed happening on February 11, 2014 in Nor...   read


Hotline Miami co-creator got badass ink of his own game

The first time I met Dennis Wedin, co-creator of Hotline Miami, I could not stop looking at his arms. His body is adorned by awesome unique tattoos, and his latest piece takes the cake. Dennis got a new tattoo on his chest based on this won...   read

WUT photo

Vanillaware's butt-eye monster will haunt your dreams

In the Genroku Legends DLC for Muramasa Rebirth lies what may be one of the most unsettling videogame enemy designs I've ever witnessed. If this thing moved to Silent Hill, it'd still be the creepiest thing in its neighborhood. What you're ...   read


First English screens: Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

Every once in awhile there's a game that looks so Japanese that we find ourselves throwing our hands up and saying that we're never going to see it over here. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc might have been one of those games, but NIS Amer...   read

PS Vita photo
PS Vita
  Watch Video

OlliOlli is the Vita's next great skateboarding game

I quite liked what I played of OlliOlli at E3. There's been a noticeable lack of skateboarding games and, although this obviously isn't on the same level as big-budget simulations like Skate, it's got a lot of heart and the familiar yet ha...   read


First English screens: Vita RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta

Upcoming Vita RPG Ys: Memories of Celceta gets its first English screenshots, thanks to XSEED Games. Coming this holiday, Celceta is a reworking of Ys IV, one of the titles that never made it out west.  Below, you'll find XSEED's rundo...   read

Mighty No. 9 photo
Mighty No. 9

Vote on Mighty No. 9 support character Call's design

Good news, everyone! The Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter received a sudden boost in its donation rate. We've cleared $2.75 million, which means we are getting online co-op! Yay! Now that we'll be able to play as Beck's partner Call, it's time to v...   read


These new PS Vita models sure are pretty

Look at all the pretty colors! Sony has an all-glass display in front of their booth showing off all of the upcoming PS Vita models here at TGS 2013, including some of the special releases. The Final Fantasy X / X-2 special model is calling...   read

Shantae photo

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games

We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to launch some kind ...   read

New Vita hands-on photo
New Vita hands-on

The new PS Vita seems pretty nice

I thought I'd have to wait until later this week at Tokyo Game Show to get my hands on the newly announced PlayStation Vita model. But in doing my geek crawl of Tokyo yesterday I came across a display in Shinjuku for the new Vita.  It ...   read

Tearaway trailer photo
Tearaway trailer
  Watch Video

Ride papercraft pigs in this cute Tearaway trailer

Along with Puppeteer, Tearaway has to be the most delightful-looking game of the year. I'm torn as to which looks cuter. It might even be a legitimate contender for many game of the year awards. Hamza couldn't sing its praises enough when ...   read

Big Fest photo
Big Fest

Big Fest on Vita lets you deal with real unsigned bands

At its gamescom press conference, Sony unveiled a new IP for PlayStation Vita called Big Fest. In the free-to-play simulator, players manage a music festival with the aim to become the world's greatest music promoter. The really unique elem...   read

PS Vita photo
PS Vita
  Watch Video

Assassin's Creed IV on PlayStation Vita via remote play

During today's press conference Sony once again demonstrated the PlayStation Vita's remote play functionality by streaming Ubisoft's highly-anticipated pirate-fest Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag running on PlayStation 4 hardware...   read

Sony photo
  Watch Video

Magicka devs' Helldivers announced for PS3, PS4, Vita

The new game from Magicka maker Arrowhead Game Studios was announced during Sony's gamescom presser and it's a step in a different direction. While Helldivers is still very much focused on cooperative play, this title is actually a squad-b...   read

Project Phoenix  photo
Project Phoenix

Project Phoenix is an indie JRPG from Final Fantasy vets

There's a lot to digest here. Project Phoenix is an indie JRPG with real-time strategy elements. Its Kickstarter campaign will launch in a few days and it's asking for $100,000. Heading the project is Hiroaki Yura. Kiyoshi Arai (Final Fanta...   read


Guacamelee: Gold Edition comes to Steam on August 8

Guacamelee! on the PlayStation 3 or PlayStation Vita was a wonderful experience. Well now all you people on the computers can finally see what was so great about it come August 8. Guacamelee: Gold Edition will cost $14.99/€13.99/&poun...   read

New Rayman Legends stuff photo
New Rayman Legends stuff

Wii U delay brought way more content to Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends is finally almost here. The delay of the Wii U version after the announcement of PS3, 360, and Vita ports seems worlds away, but I'm finally about to embark on the evolution of the gorgeous, 2D platforming goodness I fell in ...   read

LEGO photo

The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything

In today's universe-imploding news, TT Games is working on a new LEGO title based on the upcoming The LEGO Movie which, if you haven't seen the trailer, essentially looks like a big-screen adaptation of the studio's games. The LEGO Movie Vi...   read

Mind 0 trailer photo
Mind 0 trailer
  Watch Video

Persona-styled JRPG Mind 0 gets trailer

Really, "Persona-styled" might be doing this game from Acquire and Class of Heroes developer Zerodiv a bit too much justice, because it reads like a knockoff. The cast is a group of highschoolers (not uncommon for a JRPG set in modern Japa...   read

Chronos Materia Vita RPG photo
Chronos Materia Vita RPG

Gust's new Vita RPG, Chronos Materia, gets new screens

Niche JRPG maker Gust is showing the Vita some love with the sensibly named Chronos Materia, a 2D adventure set in a land devoid of humanity and overrun by nature, Siliconera reports. Gust, of course, is known for a few different JRPG serie...   read

Ys preview photo
Ys preview
  Watch Video

I don't want to forget about Ys: Memories of Celceta

XSEED Games may have single-handedly championed the Sony Vita at this year's E3. Not one, but three offerings are slated from the niche publishing localization house. Japanese RPGs like Valhalla Knights 3 and Ragnarok Odyseey Ace...   read

Cloudberry Kingdom photo
Cloudberry Kingdom

Randomly generated hell awaits in Cloudberry Kingdom

Other platformers have gone the random generation route, but not to the extent that Cloudberry Kingdom has. In fact, it's taken developer Pwnee Studios over four years to perfect the engine and game logic. After seeing it in action, I can t...   read

Hohokum photo
  Watch Video

I lost track of time with the laid-back Hohokum

Hohokum is one of the games at E3 that might just convince me to buy a PlayStation Vita already, even if it is also coming to PS3 and PS4 next year. Playing it on Vita with a nice pair of headphones seems like the only way to go. In d...   read

Contrast trailer photo
Contrast trailer
  Watch Video

Stylish, sultry Contrast available on PS4 at launch

I'm in love. Contrast is slated to come to PC, PS3 (PSN), and Xbox 360 (XBLA) by year's end, but according to the game's website it will also be available for PS4 at launch. Also, the above YouTube trailer is designated "(PS Vita)," so the...   read

Malicious Rebirth photo
Malicious Rebirth

Malicious Rebirth headed to PlayStation Vita this year

It looks like an enhanced download-only port of the PlayStation 3 action game Malicious is on the way officially for the PlayStation Vita later this year, under the name of Malicious Rebirth. The port will thankfully have more con...   read

Chris CarterFeatured blogger

Chris (Magnalon) has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! -----------...



Reviews   filter by...

Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity"Gives fan games a bad name"


Skylanders Imaginators"Create-your-own"


Tumble VR"Another brick in the wall"


GoNNER"I love havin' sex but I'd rather get some head"


Pirate Pop Plus"Pang in my side"

More ReviewsGame Trailers


Not in stores: Upcoming games

More Previews

Destructoid Originals

More Originals

Community expand | +quickpost


Is it weird/not recommended to go to a convention alone?

Twisted Jenius

Am I the only one who finds supposedly creepy music soothing?


Today needs more catboys, so few posts makes Dante


So I take it some of us are upset about the Doom file space? Of course if most games pulled that nonsense you would have only 5 or 6 games on a stock That is a bit


I wonder what that little square button is My guess is it somehow relates to amiibo since on the Switch controller, this button is in roughly the same spot as the NFC symbol for the Wii U Your thoughts?

Lewd Master Ninja

Current Status


Triple catboy Link #CatboyThursday

Dr Mel

That tiny console Nintendo is making isnt going to compete on a performance level with the other systems, not unless they used magic, and thats fine with me but it may cause the same problems the power disparity caused during the latter days of the

Hipster Youmu

That was fast,

Electric Reaper

Doom 4 currently takes up 70 GB of space on my hard WHY!?!?!? SnapMap is too limited with just 2 weapons in the loadout, and I mostly care about single id Software, compress your fucking files


Blogs | expand


WTF IS DESTRUCTOID? 10 years of pants optional Free Download