Review: Detective Pikachu

When I first saw the concept for Detective Pikachu, I was in. Although the idea of a talking Pikachu who solves crimes with a young boy named Tim raised some eyebrows I dug the Sherlock look on the ol' rat, and since many Pokemon have talke...


So, just what is left for the Nintendo 3DS?

On February 26, the Nintendo 3DS will celebrate its seventh year on the market. In that time, it has sold more than 70 million units worldwide and more than 340 million games. It’s been home to the great franchises we grew up with lik...


Nominees for Destructoid's Best Portable Game of 2017

Portable gaming had a very strong year this year. In the face of intense competition from other handheld devices, the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita held its own with a strong selection of exclusive software.We had anime mysteries, subte...


Review: Pokemon Ultra Sun

Pokémon and I have a tenuous relationship. I never owned an original Game Boy, so when the series exploded around the world the first time I didn’t have a means of playing it. On the Game Boy Advance, I pre-ordered Sapphire and...


Review: Pokemon Ultra Moon

The more I think about Pokemon Sun & Moon, the more I realize it might be my favorite generation. That's a contentious statement I know, given how many people found their faults in it (which is the same with any given generation, e...


Review: Fire Emblem Warriors

It took other publishers a long while to get on Koei Tecmo's Warriors train. While their studio Omega Force was pumping out hit after hit, no one really dared to ask "hey, can we collaborate?" for a number of years. Now it's hard ...


Review: Pokemon Gold

Pokémon for me personally was a defining piece of media growing up. I can still recall recess at school and seeing groups of kids huddled around Game Boy screens or playing the card game. I even remember the first episode of Pok&eacu...


Review: Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions

I missed out on Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga for the longest time. As a huge proponent of Mario RPG, I was saddened to hear that Nintendo and Squaresoft wouldn't be partnering up again, and that instead, we'd be getting a new subseries...


Review: Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition

It was one of the more peculiar announcements made during the last Nintendo Direct. The 3DS, a console many believe is already on its way out the door, is getting the biggest game in the world with the New Nintendo 3DS edition of Minecraft....


Here's everything you missed in today's Nintendo Direct

Not five minutes into today's 45-minute Nintendo Direct presentation, I felt like I was drowning in bite-sized 3DS announcements and release-window confirmations for known entities. The company quickly covered a lot of ground before reachi...


Review: Metroid: Samus Returns

I went into Metroid: Samus Returns with what can only be described as pure caution. With such a storied pedigree as a whole and given my personal history with the series, I wasn't sure that Nintendo and MercurySteam could pull it off. ...


Review: Monster Hunter Stories

Monster Hunter is a beast of a series, enthralling millions worldwide with its promises of loot and adventure. Yet, it's always been a relatively walled garden for many, filled with time-consuming grinds and esoteric endgame rules. Capcom d...


Review: Miitopia

You know what puts a smile on my face? Watching Joan Rivers dressed as a princess use a big wad of cash to “Zsa-Zsa” a turkey with a face on its butt named “Twerkey.” That’s funny, and it’s just one of th...


Review: Hey! Pikmin

Pikmin is one of those series that probably wouldn't still exist under a different banner. It's one of Shigeru Miyamoto's babies, an idea he fostered by playing in the wilderness as a child. One he's going to see through until the end. I di...


Miitopia is very much Tomodachi Life: The RPG

I’m several hours into Miitopia, the new RPG for the Nintendo 3DS releasing at the end of the month, but I’m already thinking I should start over. Not because I’ve made any mistakes as that so far is impossible to do. I wa...


Review: Kirby's Blowout Blast

Kirby is one of those series you can always count on Nintendo caring about. While it might take years, or decades for a new F-Zero to rise from the grave, there's going to be at least one Kirby game per year to help you wait. They...


Review: New Nintendo 2DS XL

It's starting to get difficult to keep track of every iteration in the Nintendo 3DS console line up. First, there was the original 3DS console from 2011. Then came the 3DS XL in 2012, which simply provided users with a larger variant of Nin...

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Review: RPG Maker Fes

Every other week, it seems like there is at least one game that comes out that was made from one of those readily available game development software that lets almost anyone make a game. The game creation software of choice is usually eithe...


Review: Ever Oasis

Why do so many people want Nintendo to just up and abandon the 3DS? I get there is a great new powerful console out, I do, but that doesn’t mean it has to kick its handheld to the curb, to put it on life support with only niche Japane...


Review: Mighty Gunvolt Burst

The Mighty No. 9 "franchise," which already had a live action series, toys, and a heap of other cross-media projects planned, is on life support. The tepid response from both fans and critics alike have given birth to more memes than p...


Nintendo reveals new Metroid 2 remake for 3DS

[Update: The lead developer of AM2R has responded to the announcement.] Nintendo wasn't kidding when it said it had more "surprises" after their big Spotlight presentation. In addition to three new amiibo, they also showed off Metroid:...


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these glob memes are really splendid


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Recently bought Chrono Cross for my ps2 for my first time Im liking it a lot, the battles are interesting with the field system, elements grid, and attack %, and apparently there are like 40 characters? Any newbie tips?


I finally grabbed Shadow of the Colossus on I forgot how short the game is if you dont like pointless


Can you ride a bike with no handlebars?


Oh my, they really nailed Marxs look The crazed looks he gets when using his winged moves, and the crazy Marx Soul-splitting I love Kirby had the best series


WIP Bayonetta meets #FanArtFriday

Sailor Zebes

Every now and then I see people ask about why trap is I think he explains issues with it pretty well in this I personally dont have issue with the word, but I understand why people


Screw you Had to abuse of the 1 item/turn while paused so my extremely fragile Jedi Consular could have a chance, only to find out you can cheese the fight with Force Dumb boss aside, really fun but not always good Liked it a lot!



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