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Mario Kart 8 DLC Trailer Previews Yoshi’s Circuit, New Characters

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo has finally started getting in on the DLC train (for better or for worse). They have some substantial new DLC in the works for Mario Kart 8, including new tracks and characters dropping this November and additional tracks and characters racing onto the scene in May of 2015. Continue reading



Halo: The Master Chief Collection Day One Patch Is 20GB

Halo The Master Chief

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is gearing up for exclusive release on the Xbox One this November. It’s one of the few games that actually seem to make the system worth owning. After Microsoft announced that the game has gone gold, a few gaming enthusiasts discovered that the game’s 45GB disc is just the start. Continue reading

Space Engineers Sells 1 Million Copies

Space Engineers

Keen Software House must be rolling in the dough right now. One of the greatest games that’s never been formally advertised with a marketing budget and a team of poorly paid shills shoving trailers down your throat and pre-order DLC bonuses up every other forum post and social aggregator, has officially hit the milestone mark of selling one-million copies. Continue reading

#GamerGate: Destructoid’s Battle With Abuse, Lies And Scandals – Part 2

Destructoid - Part 2

[This is the continuation of the story relating to former Destructoid writers Holly Green and Allistair Pinsof. You can read part 1 right here.]

Geoff Henao, former reviews editor at Flixist – one of the sites under the Modern Method label – had worked with Allistair when he was employed at Destructoid, which is Modern Method’s largest subsidiary. Speaking on his own behalf and under no affiliation with his current employers, Henao went on record to say… Continue reading

#GamerGate: Destructoid’s Battle With Abuse, Lies And Scandals – Part 1

Destructoid

For the time being, this will hopefully be the end of the Destructoid saga. It concludes with more people chiming in about Allistair Pinsof’s firing, the truth surrounding Holly Green’s firing and Dale North’s decision to make a call that affected the life and career of a close friend in a really bad way. Continue reading

#GamerGate: BMW Pulls Ad Support From Gawker Media

BMW

I know a lot of people can’t wait to get back to the game journalism corruption angle, but there’s still other things happening within the #GamerGate social verse. Everyone pushing to get the scandal out there finally received a “thank you” for reporting harassment, and the campaign called “Operation Disrespectful Nod” gained enough momentum to score another major victory against Gawker Media. Continue reading

#GamerGate: ‘Nowhere On My Site Does It Say We Are Journalists’ Says Destructoid Owner

Yanier Gonzalez

There’s an explosive situation taking place right now in the video game journalism ring. Gamers are angry about many of the practices employed by the current media empire (or should I say, fading media empire?) as well as the negative spin and culturally damaging narrative that some sites have put into place regarding the depiction of the video game community. Caught up in all of this are accusations of ethical breaches, claims of misogyny and a lot of vitriol to spread around. There’s no such thing as saying none of it is true, just the same as there’s no such thing as saying all of it is true. However, in light of recent events gamers came to learn that some of their suspicions have held more weight than they might have thought. Continue reading