That gaming cruise is going to the Bahamas next year

Last year, I went on a wacky videogame-themed cruise called GaCuCon (pronounced Gah-coo-con) and I lived to tell the tale. I got to party and eat 14 meals a day with one of the main creative guys from Riot, and later got my ass handed to me...


And our winner for the Nintendo Switch is...

[Update: Congratulations Matholamew from Boston! You're our winner by random draw - please check your email so we can get you sorted.  We'll have another contest soon, thanks for playing!] We're doing the contest thing again, and this ...


Nintendo made adorable drawings to pitch the Switch to devs

This is the cutest thing since alpaca babies: in the early days of the Nintendo NX, developers were presented with these use cases for how busy people and families would incorporate a living room console into their mobile lives. Most of the...


The best SNES games EVER vs. the SNES mini library

Destructoid's staff voted on the best Super Nintendo games ever a few weeks back in anticipation of the now-confirmed miniature SNES Classic. Things got a little heated.  Niero: "Dude, you voted for 31 games."Holmes: "I was drunk on po...


Zelda fans! Watch Link shoot Ganon with his nipples

How many of you are holding farts down in your chairs twenty times a day? Sure, you indulge yourself like a Chinatown trash compactor, but have you ever considered that you might be lactose intolerant? Studies indicate that 75% of gamers wh...


Destructoid agrees to be acquired by Enthusiast Gaming

Nope, it’s not an April Fool’s gag. Big news today, folks. Destructoid has agreed to be acquired by Enthusiast Gaming which is headquartered in Toronto. Yes, Mr. Destructoid is an honorary Canadian now (eh!). This means Papa ...


Nightmare fuel: You can follow Rabbid Peach on Instagram

Ubisoft is going all out on the grotesque Princess Peach x Rabbid mash-up and has unleashed a new series of nightmarish renders of the upcoming heroine. I couldn't quite place where I'd seen RabbidPeach's face before until I realized that s...

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Gallery: Here's a closer look at all the new Amiibo from E3

I had to elbow five dudes in the eye to photograph some close-ups of the new Zelda, Mario Odyssey, and Metroid 2 3DS remake Amiibo. The photos aren't as sharp as I had hoped they would be, but I hope it gives you a closer look at the new go...


Blast from the past: Destructoid's Mega Man Maker

This little app was originally published during PAX 2008 during a panel we gave about how important it is to create original content when starting your own gaming site. The music was made by Dale North, and all of the sprite art by the...

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Mulaka is the beastmaster game I didn't know I wanted

You've probably never heard of the game studio Lienzo or their new game Mulaka, but once you see the trailer you'll likely keep it on your radar. If I had to describe it to someone in an elevator I might say that Journey and Colosse had a ...


Destructoid Meetup: come to Golden Gopher tonight

We're having a thing at E3. You should come.  Come have a chillaxing, refreshing, possibly fatal non-dance party drink-up hosted by Destructoid's Editors and the Enthusiast Gaming Network. We're gathering in wrinkled clothing on Monday...


Review: iClever's budget IC-HS20 Gaming Headset & stand

Gaming headsets priced less than a nice steak dinner often fall somewhere between the meh to soon-to-be-snapped-in-half categories, but there are some exceptional standouts. I found such a unicorn among the hot garbage this time around...

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Review: BenQ HT3050 3D Projector

BenQ sent us a 3D DLP projector, and Oh my God, Becky it's huge. There's a giant booty on this thing: two massive speakers built right in the rear. The HT3050 is marketed as a color-calibrated wonder, offering an accurate "Rec 709" presets ...

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Japan: Watch birds shit on a man, Hadouken a pigeon

Last week, Kotaku East ran a hyper-sensory commercial that I haven't been able to get out of my head. It's for a bird removal company. There's a very brief Street Fighter sequence, and then it only gets more intense from there. After enduri...


Free on weekends? We're looking for some contributors

Destructoid is looking for a few extra hands to help us with the smaller indie stories we might have missed during the crazy weekday news rush, and with the onslaught that is E3 next month. To apply simply send me a link to stuff you're wri...


Video: Dishonor my 2 nuts

In our detailed review, Chris said that Dishonored 2 is all about experimentation. Is this guy doing it right?   Vin Diesel's wacky smithing action was shot by Troy Hicks and has been making the rounds this week on Imgur. Serves him ri...


The best North Korean video games

Joke article? No way, I'm totally serious. This afternoon I spent like four or five minutes researching Wikipedia and like two other links and found the very best that North Korean game engineering has to offer. Granted, there aren't that m...

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Buy a Nintendo 64 Mini for less than $64

Having trouble tracking down a Nintendo Mini, or can't wait for the inevitable Super Nintendo Mini? How about building your own PlayStation Mini? It's tempting for the bragging rights alone, and some are on sale from $19 plus the cost of th...


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Question for Kingdom Hearts I want to play 2 (never have) but am I doing myself a huge disservice by skipping the original and the card game one? Ive already played Re:coded and UX, both of which reuse worlds from Stupid

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On my way to the bus stop, I tripped over the very entrance to a mall parking lot and almost got run over by a I was looking at a family getting into a cab a bit aggressively with their kid Got out of there with few bruises and feeling like a dumbass

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Presentation could use work but this flavor is Salmon cooked en papillote with avacado, cucumber, tomato, and feta, dressed in a homemade lemon honey herb dressing


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Deviljhos coming in an To all newbie hunters; Grab your demondrugs and ready your gonads, because unless you know what youre doing, theres gonna be some REAL dick-ripping tonight!


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A bit late, but in celebration of the sites 12 year birthday, heres some more deep DTOID lore I found in my Downloads in the form of another one of Max Scovilles Destructoid Show drawings (of Randy Ill post a few more pics down the line!


Gots a new blog up about history in games and my own sordid, obsessive, amna-esque love affair with Read it, before the sands of time consign it to the past as they will with all works of man



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