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The winner of Destructoid's best strategy game of 2012

And now, the last of our editorial picks for the best games of 2012, we bring you the winner of the best strategy game. While settling on which games we would select as our nominees for the category was not at all easy, picking a winner cer...

 
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The winner of Dtoid's best action/adventure game of 2012

Are you ready for some action? Some excitement? All day long, we're dropping our picks for the best games of the year and we move now to the best action/adventure title. Of all the categories we voted for in 2012, this one actually brought ...

 
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The winner of Dtoid's best console exclusive of 2012

Another hour, another award announcement! It's time now to reveal the best console exclusive of the year and it's certainly an interesting category for us. While big-budget home console games generally get the most attention, it seems that ...

 
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Here are all the Spike VGA winners

Did you find there to be a noticeable lack of "A" in the broadcast of the 2012 Spike VGAs tonight? By my count, we had somewhere in the neighborhood of half a dozen actual awards given out during the two-hour presentation. A few games won i...

 
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Bastion now available in Google Chrome

Google has been ramping ups its gaming presence steadily this year, with plans to make Chrome a viable gaming destination. Those efforts got a significant shot in the arm last night with the reveal of Bastion, formerly an XBLA/PC title, now...

 
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After incurring Internet rage and a class action suit, Electronic Arts has finally given up and made good on its broken promise to give Battlefield 3 PS3 owners a free digital copy of Battlefield 1943. Every now and then, ang...   read

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The winners of the E3 passes and Nyko gear!

We teamed up with Nyko to get one lucky person two passes to E3 and a ton of Nyko products! Here are the prizes for those of you that missed it the first time around:  Wii: Wand+, Charge Station (Black), Wireless Nunchuck, Wireless Se...

 
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Razer Fight Pad contest winner announced!

As you may have seen, here at Destructoid we've launched a streamlined way to challenge other players online to friendly wagered competitions of various Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 games, as well as Starcraft II. By challenging your friends ...

 
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Hector: Badge of Carnage caption contest winners!

Time to announce the winners of our Hector: Badge of Carnage caption contest. We gave an image, you gave us captions and we're giving ten of you the first episode of this raucous adventure game for the effort. Up above, you'll see my p...

 
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BritToid Ep 9: Keep calm and have UK resistance

Ladies and gentelmen as the Royal wedding is upon us here in the glorious Untied Kingdom we decided this was the perfect time to further celebrate our Britishness by bringing you episode 9 of BritToid: Destructoids British gaming focused po...

 
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Win tickets to Distant Worlds in Atlanta! (Update)

[Update] Congratulations to Joshua Hudson and Luigi Takes Over. They are each getting a pair of Distant Worlds tickets for the Atlanta show on May 6. For everyone else, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is offering up a nice deal to all of you...

 
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Blind Abe's Exoddus player rocks Bit.Trip Runner as well

Remember Terry Garrett, the blind gamer who can blaze through Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus via sound cues alone? Now he's back to make Bit.Trip Runner his bitch! Watch above as Terry races through the first few levels of the PC version with the...

 
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Winners of Distant Worlds NY tickets announced!

We asked you to tell us why you wanted to attend the upcoming New York show of Distant Worlds: music of Final Fantasy for a couple of sets of free tickets. The April 1st and 2nd shows, set to take place at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House,...

 
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These are the Ska Studios PAX East winners

PAX East 2011 3-day passes have long sold out, but the awesome folks at Ska Studios had five to give out to some lucky Dtoid readers. All you had to do to enter was tell Ska Studios how you would thank the team for the passes. We've looked ...

 
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Contest: Win a three-day pass to PAX East! (Update)

[Update: A winner has been chosen! Congratulations to Michael Hayes, as chosen by Sean and Wicked Smart Kids! You can see his winning response below. Michael, we'll be contacting you with information on how to pick up/receive your passes, ...

 
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These are your Killzone 3 contest winners!

The week Killzone 3 was released Destructoid launched an amazing contest where we were giving away 10 Helghast Editions! Only about 450 of these special sets were made and includes: Killzone 3 Cloaking Helghast Marksman action figure ...

 
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Here's who won the $1,700 Twonky tech giveaway!

The people behind Twonky gave Destructoid $1,700 in prizes to give out to the Destructoid community! Twonky is a super easy to use Android app which allows you to beam any media such as pictures, videos, music and more from your phone to a...

 
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Lord of Arcana contest results!

Holy crap, it took a while for this contest to get a winner, right? Apologies for the delay, but we were waiting for some commentary from Square Enix, who wanted to provide personal insight on the winning entries. The comments come courtesy...

 
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And the Bulletstorm nutcracker winner is...

Before the holidays, Epic Games, People Can Fly, and Electronic Arts sent us a pretty cool gift: a custom made, Bulletstorm nutcracker. One of our New Year's resolutions this year was to crack fewer nuts, so we decided to give it away. And ...

 
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Exclusive Disney Epic Mickey and contest winners revealed

Congratulations, everyone! We did it! We were able to defeat the Phantom Blot as the Disney Epic Mickey contest received over 1,500 comments and thanks to your efforts, we're now able to share this exclusive artwork with all of you! Not onl...

 
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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit winners announced

Our Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit contest has come to a close today. We've checked the leaderboards for the event, "First Offence," and the top five are:  Cameron3000ZXTT (2:51:45) OperatorStarvos (2:55.43) Eternal Panda (2:55.71) KingD...

 
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Nicest mod ever: One-handed Gamecube controller

Modder Hasse's brother can only use his right hand, but he loves to play videogames. this inspired him to make what has to be the most heartwarming controller hack ever: a one-handed Gamecube controller. His solution was to re-work pieces ...

 
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Here's who won the Xbox 360 Slim and Madden NFL 11

We partnered up with GameStop this past month to give away an Xbox 360 Slim with a 250GB HDD and a copy of Madden NFL 11. All you needed to do to enter was perform some kind of a football related move in a public setting. You also needed t...

 
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Limited edition Kick-Ass PSP winner get!

Destructoid celebrated the release of Kick-Ass on the PlayStation®Store last week by giving away the movie and a very limited edition Kick-Ass skinned PSP® with Red Mist's face. All you needed to do to enter was leave a comment tell...

 
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Here are the winners of the ASTRO A30 headset contest!

Destructoid and ASTRO Gaming teamed up to giveaway two sets of ASTRO A30 headsets and Audio Systems last month! The headsets are on sale right now for $99.95 and the Audio Systems are going for $199.95 -- both a huge savings off the normal ...

 
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The winners of the Persona 3 Portable Junpei contest!

Persona 3 Portable was released this week and Atlus was offering Junpei's hat as a bonus item for those that pre-ordered the game. The bonus item is gone now that the game is out, but Atlus did hook us up with ten of the hats to giveaway to...

 
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The winners of our Sniper: Ghost Warrior iPad giveaway!

Last week, Destructoid was giving away a Sniper: Ghost Warrior themed iPad along with ten copies of the game for the Xbox 360, shirts and ammo boxes. All you had to do to enter was identify the location of five hidden snipers in the images ...

 
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Here are our winners for the Nyko E3 contest!

Destructoid teamed up with Nyko to giveaway the ultimate prize collection! Nyko offered up two tickets to E3 2010, a used booth babe dress (seriously) and a bunch of Nyko accessories! Congratulations to Dtoider leavemealone9375 as he is ou...

 
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Here's who won The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile contest!

The good people at Ska Studios reached out the Destructoid community for help with naming an attack in The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile based on the above video. The best name would win the submitter a place in the game's credits, an autogra...

 
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Here's who won the Dementium II/Astro A30 contest!

Our second Dementium II and Astro A30 contest was a huge success. Every single entry was just beyond amazing. It was tough picking who would win but we were able to narrow down our choices down to Mitchell and Jenki. Congratulations, Jenki!...

 

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Perro

Well would you look at the time!

 
TheLimoMaker

Im glad that Sony are releasing their heavy-hitting exclusives this year so that I have enough time to save up for an Xbox One/Scalebound bundle next Though while I think I have it all planned out, Im sure something will f*ck it

 
OverlordZetta

Maybe Power Rangers doesnt need good When Japan decided to make big budget Kamen Rider movies, sure, they had great suits, but they turned Kamen Rider into a teacher hot for student and threw in random idols, nanomachines, and horror subplots!

 
Sr Churros

OOOOOOH YEAH GOT PSO2 RUNNING AGAIN! Expect guide soon!

 
Jinx 01

So this is

 
OrochiLeona

So, a lot of people enjoying Overwatch

 
Larxinostic

Good day to you! The sixth blog in my OST series is live for your Thanks for any feedback! =) It concerns a recent entry in a flagship niche Whatre your favorite less-known game series?

 
TheStantonator

Since I missed the boat on the discussion and with Far Harbor coming out soon, what did everyone think of Fallout 4? I personally found it very repetitive and gave up on it after 30 or so hours having become bored with the go here, kill this

 
jak2364

The Legacy Of Kain series needs a remastered collection cause Im too lazy to use Xpadder for proper controller Ah well, guess Ill crawl on back to my Doom series

 
JuIc3

Got the job I interviewed for, and things are looking good!

 
Parismio

Ugh, overwatch is so hype!

 
gajknight

Hey dudes, is Murdered: Soul Suspect any good? Worth £8? Been eyeing it for ages but always put it

 
guitarvillain

Go to your Youtube library on the left side of the homepage, click on Liked videos, scroll down to the very first video you ever liked, and post it

 
Vadicta

So, I was on the bus today, and there was this high school kid talking about how he needs to have bad grades, so it fits with the brand identity of his virgining rap Thats a new

 
TheStantonator

Overwatch is the Havent been this addicted to a game since World of

 
Sir Shenanigans

Persona people: is 5, having never played one of the previous games, something I could jump into? In terms of narrative? I just love the look of it, super stylish!

 
Fuzunga

Have a good

 
WryGuy

Youve been pre-approved for a Marvel Credit Card with 3% cash back rewards when you shop at Oh, what times we live

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Theres a rumor on IGN saying NX might use cartridges (though I think they mean carts, like 3DS and My knee-jerk reaction was negative, but thinking about it, Nintendo is a stickler for short load if it works well and is cheap, Im

 
OrochiLeona

Civil War? Thats sooooooo last week #UK

 
Torchman

So Torch how was Gunbuster? It was Too short, a little too much nudity for my tastes, title mech wasnt in action until end of episode 4 of Action was great But that ending Good lord that

 
Nathan D

Hot off the rumor mill: Naughty Dogs next project after Uncharted 4 is The Last of Us 2: A Fungus Among

 
MeanderBot

Video game developers are tripping over themselves to make VR games and here I am trying to think of story ideas for an interactive fiction

 
Occams

Its interesting to see that Spider-Man puts a lit cigarette out onto a Latino babys forehead in the opening scene of Civil

 
Fuzunga

I cant believe Nintendo would throw away their three-day Treehouse Livestream to only show That was the best thing ever to come out of E3 coverage!

 
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Protip: Humble Spring Sale just Go spend money and

 
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FromSoftwares new IP looks very different to

 
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Ryujis really feeling it!

 

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