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This map is why I love Forge in Halo 3

I gotta say, a few weeks after Halo 3 came out I was thinking I would be seeing a lot more maps that really blew me away but it didn't really. People were still mainly focused on just playing the damn game so I got a little overboard on t...

 
 
 

VIDEO: Liberty City Obituaries

As a follower of the GTA IV obsession over the past couple weeks, I find the above video to be a real knee-slapper. To be honest, it's just a montage of some great Niko deaths in Liberty City as well as a little bit of time dedicated to s...

 
 
 

NEW! 12 Minute Spore Creature Creator Demo

Well the release of GTA IV has come and gone and while I'm still playing the crap out of it, it's time to find a new game to drool over in the meantime. And what better game than Spore. As I posted with my last blog, the Creature Creator ...

 
 
 

Spore Creature Creator and Demo coming June 17th

From the genius mind of Will Wright brings us to his next awesome fantastic awesome new project, Spore. We already know ALL about this game and how it will give you the power to take a tiny little spore and keep building and building unti...

 
 
 

When did gamers get so “nerdy?”

I’m here to explore as to why and when gamers got the stereotype that if they play video games everyday, they are nerdy. Why were gamers stuck with such a label? Why not intelligent, artistic, or even dead sexy? It’s safe to say when the...

 
 
 

Why don’t consoles come with two controllers?

I got the idea for this after listening to last weeks RetroforceGO! and Dyson brought up for maybe one second, “Remember when consoles came with two controllers?” And you know what? Yes, I do remember. What happened to that? Why can’t we ...

 
 
 

My "Bank Job" Movie Review [NVGR]

Jason Statham, the star of “The Transporter” and “Crank,” stars in a new film, “The Bank Job,” which is based on a true story of a 1971 East London bank heist, and as you would assume, everything goes wrong. People are double-crossed, kil...

 
 
 

Not my Turning Point Gaming Rig

You may be wondering, is this just another crappy blog filled with pictures of a PC? You're damn right it is. Shall we begin? My oh my, would you just LOOK at all that dust! Hey look, you can see the interworkings of my PC! Neat-o! Lulz...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Money

I’m not an expert in the least bit, but I’m sure we can all agree that the gaming market is growing, there’s no doubt about it. Sure, 10 years ago it was all about the casual gamer and revolutionizing the industry. Today, the gaming indus...

 
 
 

Bring on the Viral Marketing! GTA IV Style

Well, we all know that April 29th, 2008 can't come any sooner cause we all can't wait to get our hands on that snazzy game called GTA IV. It isn't Rockstar unless they do something incredibly awesome and cool, and that's exactly what the...

 
 
 

My long awaited Dreamcast HAS ARRIVED!

If any of you frequent Destructoid’s IRC channel, you’ve probably heard me bitching about how I found my Dreamcast to be broken when I suddenly got the urge to play Shenmue, one of my favorite games of all time. It so happens that the di...

 
 
 

OMIGOSH A SALE! Rock Band at Sam's Club for $150

Sam's Club has taken down $30 of the Special Edition (includes guitar, microphone, drums, and game) which is normally priced at $180, and has it up in their stores around the US for $150. If you're one of the few who still has yet to own...

 
 
 

Stranglehold Ad Banned in the UK; Guns are bad

It seems that an ad for John Woo's Stranglehold for the Xbox 360 and PS3 was banned because of its“encouraging and condoning violence." The ad consisted of a shootout between four men with a voiceover stating what makes Chow Yun Fat in th...

 
 
 

IGN's Director's Cut Awards are Pretty Funny

Today, IGN posted up the IGN Xbox 360 Awards: Director's Cut which are just some random award titles that make you look at them and think, "Haha, that's so true." I'm just gonna post up the winners and a quite quote from the explanation. N...

 
 
 
 

Top Ten played Xbox Live Games of 2007 [VGR]

Well my friends, here it is, the top ten played Xbox Live games of the past year. There's a few different lists according to actual retail games, xbox live arcade, and original xbox games. Top Ten Xbox 360 Titles Played 1. Halo 3 2. Gea...

 
 
 
 

LittleBigPlanet Delayed til Fall '08

Back in March, Sony claimed that LittleBigPlanet would have a demo hit the PSN in the Fall of 2007 and have the retail game hit stores in early 2008. Yeah, well, you know how good they are with release dates. It appears that LittleBigPla...

 
 
 

Rube Goldberg in Halo 3?

Well this is just the best video I've seen all week, yeah, even better than this. Looks like someone messed around with Forge in Halo 3 and made his very own complicated suicide machine. I mean, who needs a frag grenade at their feet whe...

 
 
 
 

Entire Map of Paradise City is unbelievably Huge

Well it seems Criterion posted up the official map of Paradise City for their new up and coming game, Burnout Paradise While I don’t have any actual numbers when it comes to how many square miles, I’d still say Test Drive: Unlimited is a...

 
 
 

Take-Two is making Bank; Laughs at Wii (sort of)

Keep in mind this post is about money. Game making money. Take-Two recently posted its recent earnings for the fourth quarter. It has cut off half of its losses down to $7.1 Million. Sales from Bioshock, Carnival Games, NBA 2K8 netted t...

 
 
 

My Top 10 Albums of the Year

This is my personal top ten albums of the year list. This has been a big year for hip-hop, and I love all different kinds of music so you may see some variety of music, but not too much. Keep in mind Lupe Fiasco's CD comes out tomorrow so I...

 
 
 

My "I Am Legend" Review

“I Am Legend”, starring Will Smith, is about a scientist, Robert Neville, who is the last known survivor of a widely spread infection which was supposed to be the cure for cancer. Obviously, something went horribly wrong and the serum has...

 
 
 

The True Definition of "Blog"

Me and my mom were talking about my aunt who lives in Europe (I live in the US) and she was telling me how I should stay in contact with her. She then said thusly: "You should blog with her." False. This is obviously not the proper usa...

 
 
 

Speed Racer Trailer Full of Colors

Well here's the brand new trailer for the Speed Racer movie from the Wachowski Brothers coming in 2008. It was just released tonight, and it's really got a "you love it or hate it" sort of feel. In my opinion, looks pretty nuts/rad. Enjoy. ...

 
 
 

About Clockworkone of us since 3:32 PM on 12.31.2006

Location: Chicago

Playing Now:

Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
Fallout: New Vegas
Call of Duty: Black Ops

Most Wanted:

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
L.A. Noire
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

 
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