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Is this the best month ever for gaming?

Looking at all the games and systems coming out this month, I began to wonder: Is this the best month in video game history? Besides the four triple-A titles that just landed this week, we also have the Wii and PlayStation 3 launch this m...   read

 
 
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Gears of War: The first hour

So, I'm about an hour or two into the game. I chose to go the hardcore route, or whatever the middle level is called, instead of the wussy beginner level. I'm way to uber for such nonsense. Well, they aren't kidding when they say hardcore...   read

 
 
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So I just got back from this great little event Microsoft held at Blvd in NYC to celebrate their upcoming holiday titles. The event was nicely laid out with free booze and a ton of games set up all over. But I had only one ...   read

 
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360 poised to be ultimate media hub

Microsoft is truly letting loose the Trojan Horse that is the Xbox 360. In a deal with Akimbo, the company is ready to strike at the hearts of Netflix and TiVo by offering a TV and movie download service -- all set to start on Nov. 22. ...   read

 
 
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GameDaily grades the consoles for mommy

Got your debating hat on? Good. Depending on your take on the whole thing, GameDaily has a fairly decent report card for the current and next-gen consoles as they apply right now for the holiday gift giver. Check the full list after the j...   read

 
 
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You know, I overheard the other day on the streets of NYC some dude telling another dude that the DS is for girls. Is it possible the Wii will suffer the same stigma? Possibly. What does that have to do with this video? Probably nothing. But aren't these two adorable? Don't you want to kidnap them and trap them in your basement for a month or two? I know I do. [Via GameLife]   read

 
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Nintendo loves microtransactions too!

It seems everyone is getting all giddy inside just thinking about all the ways they can invade your wallet with microtransactions and it appears that the beloved Nintendo is no different. Speaking with GamePro, Nintendo Senior Vice Presid...   read

 
 
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Contra coming to XBLA this Wednesday

Call it a case of too little too late, but Microsoft has announced that Contra will hit Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday -- the same week just about every major game is coming out for the 360. If there's one saving grace, it was confirmed ...   read

 
 
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How would you pwn Saddam Hussein?

As I'm sure you're all aware by now, former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was sentenced today to the gallows for his crimes against all that is holy to us decent folk. So, in honor of this happy occasion, we at Destructoid would love to pos...   read

 
 
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Snagged from the most recent 1UP show, the boys at Ziff Davis give a fairly lengthy (almost 10 minutes!) and in-depth look at what to expect once Gears finally drops this week. From e...   read

 
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This week in Destructoid

We rock here at Destructoid. We rock so hard. In fact, we rock so hard, that no one can even compare to our overall rockiness. Look how much we rock: Dtoid life Hanging with Link and Heavy Melody Faith feels pretty Halo Trilogy theme ...   read

 
 
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Everyone has their PS3 but me!

Seriously Sony, what gives? I mean, 1UP just got their PlayStation 3 and even Crecente and his boy got theirs. I assume mine is still in the mail, since I'm on the East Coast and all. At least, I'm hoping that's the case. You know how muc...   read

 
 
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The Internets are in Wii love overload

Since Nintendo invited a bunch of journos out for a sleepover with Zelda, it seems the Internet has exploded with Wii goo all over the place. You can't turn your head without getting a full load blasted straight in your face. So, what's t...   read

 
 
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WoW guild hit with banstick

I love Blizzard. Why? Because they have no patience for those who look to cheat and exploit their way through games that are supposed to be fun, that are supposed to be an experience. That's why a big grin spread across my face when I hea...   read

 
 
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Wanna play the Wii? ... wait in line [Update]

So I just got back from a long day of venturing out to Queens to see some of the Machinima Festival and on my way back home decided to check out the Wii -- which is now playable -- at the Nintendo World Store. Sadly, for most fans, the wa...   read

 
 
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1UP pulls NWN 2 review; mysterious black hole of gaming surrounds [Update]

[Update: We have the original review thanks to reader Lodin. Check after the jump for what has stirred this mini-controversy.] So, had 1UP never even mentioned that they pulled a Neverwinter Nights 2 review from 1UP and Games for Windows...   read

 
 
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According to an employee posting at Evil Avatar, the Wiimotes have arrived to GameStop and it looks as if everything will be playable, if not today, then very soon. Check out what happened: As if on cue, the Nintendo rep w...   read

 
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Secret-handshake E3 invites coming soon; number will be even more limited

According to Entertainment Software Association boss Doug Lowenstein, the minds behind the new super-secret boys-and-girls-club cigar-room E3 are prepared to send out their golden tickets "in the next month or so." Furthermore, Lowenstein...   read

 
 
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Greatest game eva in action! [Update]

Forget that stupid Zelda and Gears of War crap, it's all about the $3.99 Sneak King for me. Take a look at this HOT HOT HOT trailer for the upcoming Happy Meal game. Yeah, I know Happy Meals are a McDonald's thing, but I don't care. I'm s...   read

 
 
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A view into EA's kick in your pouch

[Editor's note: After examining the "list" further, it is apparent the maker of the list has no clue what he or she is talking about. Clearly, I have none either. Still, it's worth it just for the Ducktales picture. --RS] In order to con...   read

 
 
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Despite crap games, EA raking in millions

Game bugs and glitches be damned! EA is still gonna turn a profit off the ignorant gamer who sees an EA logo and has a "must buy" light blaze inside their empty skull. According to Gamasutra, EA's profits have hit record highs: Electron...   read

 
 
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EA continues to suck incredibly hard

EA is riding this microtransaction gravy train as long as they can and in a continued effort to milk the lazy gamer -- and also give the rich advantages over the poor -- EA is now offering up payable content for Need For Speed Carbon. Thi...   read

 
 
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If you can't be there first hand, well, enjoy this crappy video instead! Here's what those of you not lucky enough to live in the Big Apple are missing right now. I'm not entirely sure if other Toys R Us' around the nation have their own kiosks set up right now, but I know WE do -- and really, that's all that matters.   read

 
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I had heard that the Toys R Us in Times Square, NYC, had playable PlayStation 3 kiosks, luckily for me and you, that rumor is true. There is a station set up now with four units, but only one is playable. While I was there,...   read

 
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Pimp your 360 with Gears of War gear

As we all gear up for Gears of War (Did you like that pun? Did ya?), it should be noted that there are a bunch of 360 accessories splashed with the game's likeness. Mad Catz takes the lead with this stuff that Gizmodo found out: Gears of...   read

 
 
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