dark        
 
 

#WHAAAAAAT?

FRONT PAGE


 
 
 
 
ESPN LoL photo

ESPN tries to be hip with the LoL kids

I know the general response to ESPN's embarrassing attempts at referencing League of Legends will be cutting snark, and I get that. They are painfully out of touch and trying too hard. But I also can't help but find it kind of end...

 
 
Bubsy on Greenlight photo

#SaveBubsy

Almost did a spit-take when I saw this slide into my inbox today. Apparently, Retroism is on the quest to save Bubsy (yes, the platforming feline with radical CATtitude) and wants your help to do it. They're re-releasing two of Bubsy's &ldq...

 
 
Undertale on TV photo

Undertale is too demonic and evil for the 700 Club

[Header image by Nibroc-Rock.] Undertale, one of my favorite games released this year, made a very unlikely appearance recently on the 700 Club, a Christian television program hosted by Pat Robertson. The show received a question from a vie...

 
 
 photo

Celebrate flosstober with 'Luigi's Mansion With Lyrics'

Internet impresario brentalfloss has done it again, taking yet another videogame theme song and adding his incomparable lyrical styling to it. For his yearly Halloween event (which he dubs "flosstober") he's taken the music -- that is, the...

 
 
 photo

PS4 launch title Basement Crawl is UNICYCLE CLOWN BEAST!

OH MY GOD IS THAT A BABY CLOWN MONSTER ON A UNICYCLE WHY IS THAT A BABY CLOWN MONSTER ON A UNICYCLE JESUS CHRIST WHAT IS GOING ON NOW!? This is concept art for a PlayStation 4 launch title, Basement Crawl. The name is tantalizing, the artwo...

 
 
 
Watch what you click photo

Blatant Pokemon ripoff asks for absurd amounts of money

A little iOS game that goes by the catchy name of Super Monster Bros by Adventure Time Pocket Free Games is a glaring Pokemon ripoff, but that's hardly its most unsavory feature. This freemium rubbish is most notable for try...

 
 
 photo

Every (Japanese) GBA cartridge ever released for sale

Wouldn't it be cool to own every Game Boy Advance cartridge ever? It's still one of my favorite systems, and I've become obsessed with owning as many carts as possible these last few years. Trips to Japan have me bringing back mint boxes fo...

 
 
GameStop costume photo

You can wear a GameStop costume in Shin Megami Tensei 4

I had a feeling that we'd see some version of the Japanese promotional DLC costumes for Shin Megami Tensei 4 here in North America. Japan had several different retailer-themed downloadable costumes for the game's protagonist. Now,...

 
 
 
 photo

The Wavy Tube Man Chronicles is out now on Windows 8

You guys remember FMV games, right? Well, even I remember them, and I'm the resident baby here at Destructoid. FMVs were interactive movies that, you guessed it, used full-motion videos. Think Dragon's Lair but with real actors on real set...

 
 
 photo

Football, videogames, music, and sex converge at last

If you didn't have one yet, prepare to get a full-on chub after watching this video. British electronic outfit Hot Chip has a knack for making some awkward hilarious music videos but their latest for single "Don't Deny Your Heart" may take...

 
 
 photo

Spin the Bottle Wii U is ... what? Seriously, what?

[Update: Indie Games has more details on this bizarre social experience and notes how it shares a conceptual resemblance with Johann Sebastian Joust.] During my regular browse of NeoGAF to see if they'd said anything mean about me so I cou...

 
 
 from  tomopop
 
 photo

The PS Vita is like a headless lady with four breasts?

According to a promotional ad in France, the PlayStation Vita is comparable to a woman with no head and four breasts, two of which jut agonizingly from her back like a pair of malevolent tumors.  What are we to glean from this? That th...

 
 
 photo

Game dev writes off single-player as a mere 'gimmick'

In a statement that may cause the weaker-minded to crumble into a pile of insane confusion, Gogogic CEO Jonas Antonsson has declared that solo gaming experiences are nothing but a gimmick and not what games are supposed to be. Wha...

 
 
 photo

Warning: this kids' Spyro costume is f*cking nightmarish!

Behold! The LORD's cruelest joke! Cast out from Heaven, rejected by Hell, and feared by the realm of mortals. The rules of nature apply not to this misshapen beast, for it is wrought of no natural element. It exists without existence, it li...

 
 
 photo

BioShock creator Ken Levine is playable in XCOM

In dark times, pray upon your gaming gods and you shall receive redemption. Or, at least, Ken Levine.Irrational Games founder and BioShock creator Levine makes a cameo in Firaxis Games' XCOM reboot as a hidden hero character. Alongside Levi...

 
 
 photo

Raiders of the Lost Ark: Now available as a 16-bit GIF!

In what has to be one of the longest, most laborious GIFs I've ever come across, Pixel Masher has recreated Raiders of the Lost Ark in a 897-frame image file. Even better, it's now modeled as a 16-bit adventure game. It's like the LucasArts...

 
 
 photo

TGS: And the winner of 2012's 'WTF Japan Award!?!' is ...

Food Practice System! After last year's Mommy Tummy, I assumed we'd have seen the last of the Serious Game developer group, but here we are with an even crazier, more inventive game that is both genius and hilariously goofy. Food Practice S...

 
 
 photo

Warren Spector denies Glenn Beck rabbit ears at event

Glenn Beck is a political talk show host who is hard to love for many. Some might say, he is a loud-mouthed liar who loves to exaggerate and sensationalize for attention. You may be able to understand then why game designer Warren Spector d...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Shantae and the Seven Sirens"Heart-Breaky Hero"

 

Valorant"Valor, vidi, vici"

 

Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics"This game is never leaving my Switch home screen"

 

Maneater"Ooooo here she comes (totally original subheader, do not steal)"

 

Signs of the Sojourner"Finding the Truth"

 

Minecraft Dungeons"Bring the family"

 

Fury Unleashed"Rage Unbridled"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

eastyy

Total Annihilation Commander pack is free on

 
taterchimp

Story from Des Moines protests I wanted to give people an out for something to laugh at instead of reading another bleak story, so have an XCom meme up

 
Boxman214

Apparently cops in my state are pulling people over and demanding that the driver and passengers show them their social media on their honestly dont know what they hell their goal is, but its

 
Gamemaniac3434

Week 1 of being back in the Feels really good to be back-its been about two months since I was last here and I can finally do my fuckin thesis Get to work with me weird soil buggins again at

 
Dangus Taargus

Oh man should I buy Xenoblade Ed? My Switch backlog is short right now: Shovel Knight KoC (cant get into this one), and last two games in the Mana With Deadly Premonition done I need a new big boy EDIT: $63 gone, I bought it!!!

 
Jetter Mars

Hello doods and Its been a while since Ive posted anything but Im here to say that my posts here will be far more intermittent from here on Details Thank

 
Electric Reaper

The various payloads for the Assault Teleporter special weapon in Xenoraptor are all Bearzerkers, BEEEEEEEEEEES, mind control worms, and vampiric The lock on time is a bit concerning,

 
Hakkurei

Xenoblades lying, they cant possibly be

 
indigit4l

This is such a good jam and its been an earworm of mine lately, even though its like a year

 
homeoftheblues

Wow this is some interesting Sony lost a court case in Australia over a refund

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT