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In which I break down why Homefront's plot is impossible


Mar 14
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When I first heard about Innocent Aces, I scratched my head. It seemed like a bit of a strange title to turn into a flight sim, especially after hearing one of my writers over at Japanator discuss how the story is more about ... read feature

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Best of the Network this week


Nov 29
Thanksgiving is over, and it's time to look back on the week in which we stuffed ourselves. Don't worry, I feel guilty too. In order to distract everyone from the eventual weight loss they're going to have to pursue, why not ... read
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GTA IV isn't helping anime with Princess Robot Bubblegum


Nov 04
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Seriously: Hideo Kojima judging a Twilight fanart contest


Nov 02
[Hot otaku news ripped straight from the headlines of Japanator] You read that right. Hideo Kojima, the man behind Metal Gear Solid, along with Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, the character designer and manga creator for Neon Genesis Eva... read
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Why I can't support Modern Warfare 2


Nov 01
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dTunes Editor's Week, day 4: Brad Rice


Oct 22
[dTunes is a community organized blog showcasing the musical tastes of Destructoid's users. For two weeks, the editorial team is commandeering the series because, hey, we like music too. To further expand your horizons, make ... read
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Recently THQ invited me out to sit down and play the final build of MX vs. ATV Reflex (Samit played an earlier build this year,) and while I was at it take a shot at helming both an MX bike and an ATV. I had a classmate back ... read feature

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Survival horror is quickly running out of places to go. The genre feels as though it has matured to the point where not a lot of innovation is going on. At least, until we heard about Cursed Mountain. Last month, I previewed ... read feature

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Daily Hotness: Can't stop these pirates


Sep 05
Turning off twitter is the only thing I can do to avoid hearing everyone talk about the great time they've been having at PAX. Well, watching through the entirety of the first season of Black Lagoon in one sitting helped too.... read
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Capcom announces Ghost Trick from Ace Attorney creator


Sep 04
With the Ace Attorney series largely behind us, where can we turn for quirky DS mystery titles? Well, why not stick with Takumi Shuu, the director of the series, for his new title Ghost Trick. Just announced by Capcom in the ... read
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Daily Hotness: Gundams are better than videogames!


Sep 04
Why hello there! I'm sure you were expecting to see Hamza here, but he's busy PAXing up Seattle. So you know what that means, right? We talk about tentacles, of course! Actually, my favorite bit of news today was Mr. Tomino d... read
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Boot Camp: EA Sports Active 30-Day Challenge (Week 4)


Aug 11
Follow me as I spend a month trying to better myself by using EA Sports Active to exercise and follow its diet tips.Well, I've finally come to the end of my month-long training with EA Sports Active. It's been an interesting ... read
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After seeing Cursed Mountain at Deep Silver's press event, I also got a chance to spend some time with Risen, a PC/360 fantasy RPG that's apparently banned in Australia. Before going into this, I knew about as much as we had ... read feature

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We've previously spoken with Cursed Mountain developer Deep Silver on the title, and even got some time with it at E3. But the spectacle of lights and blaring noises doesn't make for a very condusive to playing a horror title... read feature

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Not a review: how Cross Edge nearly turned me mad


Aug 07
When it came out, Cross Edge hit with a relative flop. The title is a crossover RPG featuring characters from the realms of Capcom, Nippon Ichi, Namco Bandai and others as they attempt to reconcile why they've all been transp... read
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Boot Camp: EA Sports Active 30-Day Challenge (Week 3)


Aug 04
Follow me as I spend a month trying to better myself by using EA Sports Active to exercise and follow its diet tips.Coming back from Otakon, I had a nagging problem that only got worse with the drive home and some horsing aro... read
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Ready for some 1920's girls playing baseball in Japan?


Jul 29
[As originally posted on Japanator] Taisho Yakyuu Musume is a title with a whole lot of Japanese in it, and it doesn't really tell you much about the game, does it? To explain real quick, and thus give you an idea of what thi... read
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Atlus now includes soundtrack with Demon's Souls pre-orders


Jul 29
Atlus really wants to make it worth your while to buy the American edition of Demon's Souls, and so they've decided to sweeten the offer by adding in the game's soundtrack on top of the 40-page artbook and all the other goodi... read
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Wait, what? GayGamer a runner up in EA's #Lust contest


Jul 29
Remember EA's #Lust contest for Dante's Inferno that they ran at San Diego Comic Con? Well, in a strange twist of fate, PixelPoet of GayGamer came in as a runner up in the contest, after submitting some pictures of himself wi... read
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Badass of the Month Club: I-No


Jul 24
Time once more for the Badass of the Month Club, wherein the staff highlights a character or industry figure of noteworthy badassery.Sexy and deadly are always a good combination. We've seen it for years with characters like ... read
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Osamu Tezuka's classic title Astro Boy is an important piece of animation history -- many cite it as the birth of the modern anime, with its debut on TV in 1963 (the manga started in 1952). And now, the character is getting a... read feature

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Trophy unlocked: You played this game way too much


Jul 22
[As originally posted on Japanator] Over at Canned Dogs, they caught wind of a cute little trophy in the newly released RPG Agarest Zero: if you go ahead and complete all the guild quests and unlock all the titles for your ch... read
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Boot Camp: EA Sports Active 30-Day Challenge (Week 2)


Jul 21
Follow me as I spend a month trying to better myself by using EA Sports Active to exercise and follow its diet tips.Coming back from Otakon, I've had some time away from Active to really sit and think about how the software h... read
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Boot Camp: EA Sports Active 30-Day Challenge (Week 1)


Jul 12
When you take a look at me, I don't seem like someone in dire need of a diet or an exercise program. Clocking in at 6'2" and 184lbs, I come off as a bit lanky to most people -- but the truth is, I've got a lot of fat tha... read
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AX 09: The West Coast knows how to do videogame cosplay


Jul 07
The real highlight of our time at Anime Expo was the cosplay. We covered panels here and there, but what all the readers on Japanator really reacted to, and what you guys did when we put up our first round of photos, was the ... read
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AX 09: West coast videogame cosplay is hot hot hot!


Jul 03
Dale, Tim Sheehy, and I are here at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. Here at America's largest anime convention, with well over 30,000 people attending, there are plenty of opportunities for some amazing cosplay -- and it doesn't h... read
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The King of Games unveils sexy PixelJunk t-shirts


Jun 25
The King of Games is a legendary shirt designer, combining their sharp designs with high-quality shirts. Of course, they charge out the nose, at 3,800 yen ($40) per shirt. They've had some fantastic shirts in the past, like t... read
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P.S. Triple-san webcomic gets an English translation


Jun 12
[As originally posted on Japanator] Want to see the PS3 at its most innocent and cute? Well, look no further than the forthcoming P.S. Triple-san webcomic that's making its way to the English speaking world via the iPhone App... read
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'Ecchi Onee-san Rearing' is a real game, especially on your cellphone


Jun 12
[As originally posted on Japanator] Ah, I love catching strange and bizarre cellphone games announcements off of 2ch. It always puts some context to the absolute batshit-insanity surrounding some of these titles. Like this on... read
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Enjoy Dr. Kawashima laughing at you on the iPhone


Jun 09
For only $5.99, you too can now relive those early days of the Nintendo DS by sitting with Dr. Kawashima and playing Brain Age -- or as those Europeans call it, Brain Exercises with Dr. Kawashima. Bandai Namco is the one rele... read
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Details emerge from the rape game decisions


Jun 08
[As originally posted on Japanator]While I was recouperating over the weekend, a fax was sent out to all the game makers from the EOCS, with details as to what some of the regulations are. Naturally, we turn to none other tha... read






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