dark        
 
 

#Love to hate it

FRONT PAGE


DS and 3DS are BS? photo

FEZ creator thinks DS and 3DS are bullsh*t

Indie game developers are certainly an outspoken lot, aren't they? Phil Fish, creator of the dimension-flipping XBLA platformer FEZ, finally decided to hop on the Monster Hunter train starting with Ultimate for 3DS. He thinks the game itsel...

 
 
 photo

Ten hated videogame characters that I secretly like

While many videogame characters are beloved around the world, there are a handful that are reviled by a large majority of the gaming population. And, to be honest, “reviled” may not even be strong enough a word. I know some char...

 
 
 photo

Final Fantasy XIII and the NBA All-Star celebrity JAM

In the spirit of Shaq-Fu, Beyoncé pretending to like Rhythm Heaven, and countless other videogame/mainstream media pairings, Square Enix and the NBA have announced Final Fantasy XIII as a presenting partner of the 2010 NBA All-Star C...

 
 
 photo

You will never look at Mario the same way again

What is it about this obese Mario mask that makes it so damned terrifying? My immediate thought was the tongue. Oh God, the tongue! But then my eyes were drawn to the bulbous red nose. Has Mario ever had a red nose before? He does now. Fina...

 
 
 photo

The return of the mack: Luc Bernard's new game is out

Yes friends, from here on out, Luc Bernard will officially be known as "The Mack", and he has returned. Ironically, his theme song is not the 70's funk hit by the same name, it's actually What's up doc, can we rock?. As for the ga...

 
 
 photo

Too Human finished ... may God have mercy on us all

It appears as if Too Human's long and painful development has finally been put to rest and, presumably, Denis Dyack can go back on his meds again. That's right, Too Human is gold and ready to go. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the (not very enjoya...

 
 
 photo

Conflicted about how to show your love? Give her The Heavy!

That sounds infinitely more perverse than I intended it, but it's too late now. Thanks to the talents of graphic illustrator Alexandra Neonaki, showing the geek guy or gal in your life that you heart them is as easy as hitting the gallery a...

 
 
 photo

GDC: We didn't invite Jack Thompson

Yesterday we told you that GamePolitics found news that Jack Thompson might be attending the Game Developers Conference as a keynote speaker, but it turns out that the GDC knew nothing of this. Now it looks like Jack is that guy who shows ...

 
 
 photo

The Memory Card .17: Hover bike madness!

Although they may have gotten more complicated and deep over the years, videogames have definitely not become more challenging. Not to say that is a negative thing by any means, it is just hard to compare the tutorial-filled games of today ...

 
 
 
 photo

The Memory Card .13: The submerged letter

This series focuses on the most memorable videogame moments of all time, but who says some of these self-proclaimed amazing moments aren’t unforgettable for all the wrong reasons? Just because something is “memorable” does...

 
 
 photo

BBC thinks that games are serious business

I was totally unaware that the BBC got owned in the face when it was revealed that a number of its phone-in competitions were fakes. That's hilarious, especially as the good old British Broadcasting Corporation is a huge pile of rubbish tha...

 
 
 photo

The guilty pleasures of gaming

The word hardcore when applied to gamers tends to paint a picture of a person who plays games like Halo, Grand Theft Auto, and Gears of War, not someone who sits with his little Nintendo DS and plays hours of Cooking Mama or Super Princess ...

 
 
 photo

Experience the hardest Mario ever (no fluffing required!)

If you are ever in a situation where your little sister complains about a Mario game being too hard, please just slap her and show her this video. Created by a random somebody in Taiwan (my vote is for escaped mental patient), this Mario m...

 
 
 photo

Tetris is keeping women in the kitchen (update)

Doctor Freud would love feminists because they seem to be as obsessed with penises as he was. Mighty Ponygirl over at Feminist Gamers recently wrote a piece about how Tetris is a sexist game. I wasn't sure if she was kidding when she w...

 
 
 photo

My name is Bob and I'm an angry gamer

We all get frustrated playing video games. No one likes to lose and no one likes to run the same level over and over again trying to complete it. It sucks when a game isn’t going your way. How each of us reacts to the frustration...

 
 
 
 photo

Like Second Life? Go get a First Life instead

I don't like MMORPGs. I don't like the concept of it and I despise what it can do to a person. But I'd rather go play World of Warcraft than to ever get into Second Life. If I had to sacrifice my life for the gaming community by...

 
 
 photo

Old G4TV lives in Canada

Over a year ago, G4TV opted to change their station format from an all tech/gaming channel to more of an all guy channel with new programming like that of SpikeTV, in hopes that they would draw in more viewers and advertisers. Little did...

 
 
 photo

Soda Popinski, I will end you

Yeah, you're l33t as hell. You can trounce waves of fearsome baddies without breaking a sweat. You've made your friends scream in anguish over Xbox Live and humiliated them with your mad skills. Little girls cry at the mention of yo...

 
 
 photo

The glory days of G4TV remembered

Ask any gamer that watched G4TV before 2005 about the state of the station's programming now and expect him to spit on the ground, set a picture of Kevin Pereira on fire, and then curl up in ball to cry about the good old days. Basi...

 
 
 photo

A guide for all console haters

Having a hard time coming up with that perfect comeback on why the PS3 sucks compared to the Nintendo Wii?  Tired of never knowing what to say when you want to slam Xbox 360? Well, Ottsel the Obnoxious Sidekick has posted the perfect ...

 
 
 photo

Sexism in video games

While surfing on my favorite blog to hate, Official Shrub.com, I came across this documentary, "Damsels, Vixens and Buff Guys: Sexism in Video Games", which looks at the stereotypes used in video games to depict both women and m...

 
 
 
 photo

EA invents new meaning of irony

Are you sitting down? I'll wait ... OK. Look what this fool from EA had to say about Gears of War. Keep in mind, we're talking about EA, Electronic Arts: Alain Tascan, general manager for EA Montreal, has revealed that he thinks Xbox 360...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Taur"Tower defense with an action-oriented hook"

 

Dreams"Express yourself"

 

Code Shifter"Arc System Irks"

 

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed"It's good, actually"

 

Warcraft III: Reforged"Zug Zug 2020"

 

Wide Ocean Big Jacket"Those were the best days of my life"

 

Silver Falls: 3 Down Stars"At least the 3DS still has an extensive back catalog"

 

Journey to the Savage Planet"A surprisingly easygoing collectible-filled adventure"

 

Coffee Talk"Decaf soy mocha frappe latte with nutmeg, please"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

homeoftheblues

Nothing good can come from

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Finished New Super Mario Bros U again after 7+ years, this time on It didnt get much love back then due to the double punch of 2D Mario fatigue (Nintendo released 4 in 5 years) and the Wii U failure, but I think its great and

 
Funkotrons Finest

Picked up the Mega man legacy collection on switch, good times! I really love the museum section and all the character Thanks to the rewind feature, I finally had the patience to finish the original Mega Man, felt good to get through it finally!

 
hlarge4

Oh boy, that stand barely made Looks gorgeous!

 
Occams

I bought a

 
Voltaic Owl

Nook is an inspiration to us

 
hlarge4

Just finished building my TV stand for the new Its way shorter than I expected, and Im not thrilled about But it looks Decided against adding the doors on the TV will be on

 
Snaileb

Went to a reptile convention today in Tampa called Found these cursed items and almost got one to add to my altar of Occam/PhilKenSebben Really awesome reptiles, with pictures

 
Destructoids Very Own Ein

Shout out to Neronium for seriously improving my mood and giving me hope after my capture card failure this

 
taterchimp

Vodka soda with mango Very Very Going to get schwifty in here, so feel free to Also, Im getting new ink on Thursday! Woo

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT