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7:00 PM on 02.10.2010

Ten Minute Taste: Last Rebellion

[As posted on Destructoid]If you've ever played one, you'll know that ten minutes is barely enough for a whiff, much less a taste of the typical RPG. That's why we recorded eleven minutes of footage from NIS-America's ne...

Josh Tolentino

4:00 PM on 01.10.2010

Rumor: Dead or Alive 5 coming to the PS3

[As posted on Destructoid by Hamza CTZ Aziz] The latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine hints that the next Dead or Alive game won't be exclusive to the Xbox 360 anymore. The rumor section of the mag sta...

Jon Snyder

12:00 PM on 01.10.2010

Square Enix's Death By Cube launches January 20

[Originally posted on Destructoid by Jim Sterling] Ever heard of Death By Cube? You should have, because it's absolutely mental. Square Enix's blood-soaked and hilarious looking shooter Death By Cube has been finally been giv...

Jon Snyder

4:00 PM on 01.09.2010

DS successor confirmed, will have motion control

[Originally posted on Destructoid by Jim Sterling] For the first time, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has openly discussed a Nintendo DS successor and some of the features that will be included in this two-sc...

Jon Snyder

Review: Bayonetta photo
Review: Bayonetta
by Jon Snyder

[Originally posted on Destructoid by Jim Sterling]

How can one accurately describe Bayonetta? The truth is, one can't, and that makes starting a review very difficult indeed. You could list any number of adjectives that partially describe the experience: hilarious, stupid, sexy, clever, deep, frustrating, sleek, satisfying, surprising, confusing; the list of words goes on and on and on. Trying to fit the entire experience into one coherent sentence, though -- therein lies the trick. 

Bayonetta has finally hit store shelves after months of waiting, salivating and claiming that the main character's head is too small for her body. Having taunted, tortured and Witch Timed our way through the game's campaign, the time has come to finally see if all the hype has been worth it. 

Read on as we review Bayonetta. Bring a spare pair of underpants.

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4:00 PM on 01.03.2010

Square Enix: We don't separate East and West markets

[As posted on Destructoid by Jim Sterling] There has been a lot of talk lately about Japanese studios "going West" and "appealing to Western gamers" as the Japanese market allegedly sinks i...

Jon Snyder

5:00 PM on 01.02.2010

Already? Final Fantasy XIII now #4 on the Japanese charts

[As posted on Destructoid by Jonathan Holmes]Do I need to get my eyes checked? Did Final Fantasy XIII, one of the most advertised, hyped games of the past four years, just get outsold by New Super Mario Bros Wii, LoZ: The Spi...

Jon Snyder

10:00 AM on 01.02.2010

Japan's top ten games of 2009

[As posted on Destructiod by Jim Sterling] As videogame news becomes thinner on the ground, you can expect the slack to be made up for with lots and lots of reflective top ten lists. Here's one from Japanese ga...

Jon Snyder

11:47 AM on 10.17.2009

Destructoid rocks 24 hours of games for Extra Life charity

Over at our sister site, Destructoid, the Miami crew is participating in Extra Life -- a 24-hour gaming marathon which will raise money to fund research for pediatric cancer. If you're a Dtoider, you probably remember SingSte...

Topher Cantler

6:30 PM on 09.30.2009

TGS 09: The Tokyo Experience on video

 Our sister site,, sent four editors, including our own Dale North (me!) and Colette Bennett, to the 2009 Tokyo Game Show to report on the hottest games and systems. Of course, being the Japanophiles we ar...

Dale North

12:15 PM on 02.23.2009

Japan's AOU arcade show: booth babes and tree fondling

The Arcade Operators Union Entertainment Expo is a show that I never seem to make it out to. It takes place in the same joint that the Tokyo Game Show does, but just at the wrong time of year for me. I love arcades, arcade ga...

Dale North

7:38 AM on 09.20.2007

Destructoid is at Tokyo Game Show 2007 and you are not

If you've been living under a rock for the past year or so, then you might not know that Japanator is actually part of a vast network of tightly intertwined tentacles, each more majestic and penetrative than the last. W...

Zac Bentz