#Video Game Conventions



EGLX, Canada's biggest gaming convention, is underway

After years of pining for a "Destructoid Convention" in the comments of many a cblog, we finally have the opportunity to help host EGLX in Toronto with Enthusiast Gaming. Papa Niero, our founder is here, as well as myself, Jordan, Brett, We...


Come watch the BlizzCon 2017 opening ceremony with us

It's a full-on Blizzard weekend as the annual BlizzCon returns to Anaheim, California. The festivities kick off this morning, at 11:00am Pacific, with the opening ceremony. This opening ceremony. Stay a while and watch with us! Expect to h...


Come out of all your closets at Haven Con 4

When I was growing up, to openly love video games was to be a nonconformist. There was no getting around that, and in a small cliquey town where social status determined much of your experience in life, being a nonconformist meant being avo...


What lies in store for the future of Rooster Teeth Games?

Rooster Teeth may be best known for its productions on YouTube, the most famous being Red vs. Blue (which actually started before YouTube), but not a lot of people realize that they are making a big push to enter game publishing. Just last ...


Pyre is like a mystical version of NBA Jam and I love it

While I’ve known about Pyre for roughly a year now (having seen it twice at PAX East), I never got the chance to sit down and play the game. Since I’m a fan of Supergiant’s previous works, I just kind of figured it would b...


We went to Poland to figure out what Digital Dragons is

Quick, rhetorical show of hands: How many of you have heard of Digital Dragons? My assumption is that it's not many of you. That's because relative few consumers need to know about conventions like this. But, there's something happening her...


E3 sold out

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, an industry-only video game trade show that has always had a suspicious number of 11-year-olds running around, has sold out. The 15,000 tickets that the ESA allotted to the public have all been bought up.&...


The EVE Online monument: same as it ever was

This is not my beautiful house! No, I'm in the hamlet city of Reykjavik, Iceland for my first EVE Fanfest and coincidentally, my first visit to the country. I've seen the myriad pictures for the monument before, but it was fascinating ...


Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap is too damn cute

At trade shows, PR teams often try to get our attention by using phrases like "visceral" or "incredibly impressive graphics," and it all sorta blends together after awhile. Not so with Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap, a remake of Dragon's Cur...


MAGFest just gets bigger and bigger every year

From a 265-person show in 2002, MAGFest has blossomed into near uncontrollable levels. Last year the convention runners reported roughly 20,000 were in attendance, but this year, 25,000 registrants are expected to attend. That's a massive a...


PAX South's keynote is brought to you by the letter 'D'

PAX South is merely three weeks away, and the list of panels and exhibitors has been finalized. This is the third year for the newest PAX, which is held annually in San Antonio, Texas. Along with the panels and exhibitors, the keynote speak...


Sony is bringing some surprises to PlayStation Experience

We told you about everyone who will be at PlayStation Experience 2016, but now we can share a list of everything (well, almost everything) that'll be at the Anaheim convention in early December. Curiously, a few conspicuous "unannounced pan...


Take a look at some of the best costumes from BlizzCon

Say what you like about Blizzard, but their fans are some of the most passionate gamers I've ever seen, particularly those who really get into cosplay. Last weekend was Blizzard's annual BlizzCon convention, and among other championships, t...


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