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Impatiently lurking with bated, fetidly undead breath, Atari's upcoming game Alone in the Dark has a June 24th release that will launch it into 2008 as the first blockbuster survival horror game of the year. This Monday, Atar... read feature

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Bay to Breakers: Drunken Cosplay at its finest


May 19
Once a year in the good city of San Francisco, the main streets shut down and surrender themselves to throngs of residents for the epic Bay to Breakers marathon. While the brave few run the track from the San Francisco Bay to... read
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Art Attack Friday: Mujia Liao


May 16
This week's Art Attack Friday artist articulates most of her love for the line of signature Square Enix characters. Mujia Liao (aka yukikominazuki) is a Canadian animator with a pro handle at injecting voluminous color in her... read
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Silent Hill: Homecoming


May 15
Following the unexpected announcement of Konami's new music game, Rock Revolution, the projection screen faded from the candy-colored lights of the concert stage and transitioned to the glowing embers of the title Silent Hil... read
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Rock Revolution


May 15
Given the historical relationship Konami has had with rhythm and music games in the past, it's no wonder that they're looking for ways to earn back the fame that games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band usurped from them. Like e... read
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Metal Gear Solid 4


May 15
When it seemed as though the collective sweat in the heated presentation hall had permanently bonded throes of gaming journalists to their seats, the one and only Hideo Kojima took to the stage to present the gem of Konami's ... read
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Run like a raptor! Pixeljam Games' Dino Run released


May 05
With all the hullabaloo whip-lashing around the recent release of GTA IV, it's a ripe opportunity to step back from the moral challenges of modern gaming and into to a time when gaming was primal. A time when pastures of velo... read
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Art Attack Friday: nemurism


May 02
Here we go with this week's Art Attack Friday. Since I know you all have been desperately craving a fix of hard-core StarFox fanart, I offer you the work of nemurism to satiate your needs. Nemurism's extensive collection of f... read
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Art Attack Friday: Minus 8


Apr 18
It's spring, everyone, and if you haven't been floating through the fragrant scent of cherry blossoms or frolicking through the sun-soaked streets of New York City in eager anticipation of Karaoke-fest 2008 with NY Comic Con ... read
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The celestial seasons seem to troll by for the diehard Fallout franchise fan waiting impatiently for a sequel. While there was Nick's preview of Fallout 3 back in July and a more recent mention of a potential 200 plus endings... read feature

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Art Attack Friday: Scabrouspencil


Apr 04
Illustrator scabrouspencil (aka Kenneth) is this week's featured artist for Art Attack Friday, fixating a bold array of linework and sturdy color on the front page. While his fuller body of work ranges between concept art and... read
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And the gamers who play them: Girl Gamers


Mar 27
For this month's musing I chose to digest the sub-culture of 'Girl Gamers' that has managed to quickly surface alongside the increased popularity of gaming in the mass media. So to avoid any confusion, the term 'Girl Gamers' ... read
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Art Attack Friday: hoyhoykung


Mar 21
This week's AAF artist is an incredible digital painter from Thailand who calls himself hoyhoykung. Although his deviantArt gallery may not be as expansive as some of our previously featured artists, in this instance, the lac... read
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Art Attack Friday: Dapper Dan


Mar 07
In the modern lull of game-related Saturday morning cartoons, I sometimes find myself consumed in day dreams littered with cartoon-likenesses of Mario, Link, and all of their good friends and foes of ages past. Streaming out ... read
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Art Attack Friday: ChemicalAlia


Feb 22
ChemicalAlia knows no limitations when it comes to the dimension and iteration of her fan art. Ranging from high-color bubbly renditions of Mario characters to the curious pursuit of injecting Knuckles in an homage to Caravag... read
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Art Attack Friday: Jon Sommariva


Feb 09
The pumped up work of Jon Sommariva graces the front page for this week's Art Attack Friday. A straight-forward comic artist at heart, Sommariva (aka *Red-J on DeviantArt) conveys his characters in the guise of wide-eyed, rou... read
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Art Attack Friday: Tobias Kwan


Feb 01
This week's featured AAF artist is a young talent by the name of Tobias Kwan. Kwan delivers an artist's blow to the digital screen with energized mixes of contrasting textures and colors. This stunning effect results in full-... read
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Art Attack Friday: Robert Kim


Jan 11
From time to time I will pledge my fangirlism through bouts of loopy line work and casual cross-hatching, efforts which result in what I typically consider to be mini works made entirely of win and awesome. These self-proclai... read
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Art Attack Friday: ~RDCarneiro


Dec 28
Chibi-faced renditions of timeless videogame icons may always be super-kawaii, but frankly the cute overload factor just isn't enough in this day and age to distinguish one choad sized Link from the next. While sixteen year o... read
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Art Attack Friday: Atomictoy


Dec 14
It's certain that the most creatively designed games have a tendency to lovingly burn their image deep into our play experience. In some instances it's a stunning scene in an FMV that will override our memory, while in other ... read
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Rock Band characters are the new Miis, this time with more cowbell


Dec 10
When the Wii debuted a year ago, Nintendo put an entirely new demographic of gamers' undergarments in a twist over the simple yet extremely customizable Miis. The Miis were revolutionary to this extent, providing a basic and ... read
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Happy Ninja Day: Hands-on with Ninja Reflex for the Wii


Dec 05
As if there isn't already enough Ninja related material on deck today, I've got more folks! The fellows over at Electronic Arts decided that Ninja Day wasn't soon enough. So in the spirit of impatient celebration, they debute... read
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Art Attack Friday: CiztizenWolfie


Nov 30
With razor-sharp line work rendered boldly and un-apologetically, CitizenWolfie (aka Dennis Davies) taps into a hybrid style that's forcefully pleasing. Teetering between the edge of character art and comic book illustration,... read
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The Destructoid song contest closed it's doors yesterday evening after collecting a multitude of song entries that were eager to please. It was a triumph, and it would be negligent for me not to make a note here that it was a... read feature

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Those of you fortunate enough to be on the coast farthest from me (that would be, the East coast) could quite possibly be sitting pretty, already clamoring away at Mississippi Queen and lucidly basking in the high-def glow o... read feature

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Oh Destructoid community members, how I doth love thee!  The ways, let me count them: one, two, three, four new entries to add to the high-pressure theme song contest? How I knew I could depend on the righteous few ... read feature

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Remember a few months ago how we allegedly offered you, the pauper musician, a golden opportunity to win a full set of the much anticipated Rock Band in exchange for a mellifluous arrangement that would be trumpeted across th... read feature

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Art Attack Friday: It's a cross-stitch cornucopia!


Nov 16
Today's AAF features not one but four artists, all of whom share the delight of re-rendering classic gaming motifs of the 8-bit variety by applying the lost kitsch tradition of cross-stitching. Time consuming and intricate, c... read
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Art Attack Friday: Dan Paladin


Nov 02
As professionally savvy as I try to be when journalistically roaming the showroom floors of many a game convention, I'll admit I have yet to tame the wide-eyed, stars-a-flutter gaming fangirl that frolics in meadows of 1-up m... read
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Hands-on with Army of Two


Oct 22
Nuzzled deep in the inconsequential city of Millbrae, CA, EA hosted a hands-on trial of their much anticipated co-op game Army of Two at the Bay Area Paintball facilities. Press was greeted at the door with an onslaught of hi... read
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Art Attack Friday: Miss Shelby


Oct 19
It could be said that artist Shelby painted the above mural imbued with high art aspirations of a piece that flirts playfully between pop culture and pop gaming. Or perhaps it was merely a colorful solution as to how she and ... read
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Art Attack Friday: Rich Grillioti


Oct 05
When it comes to the talented and accomplished pool of game industry folk that we here at Destructoid have coaxed into being our friends, we seem to have an inherent tendency to show them to you (like teh Pokemons, as it were... read






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