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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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OrochiLeona

Told you since day 1 Overwatch would be The same way Ive been telling you since day 1 Mirrors Edge will be perfectly a rule of thumb, listen to me and everything will be

 
Larxinostic

Hmm, 69th To exercise restraint is the dignified

 
absolutfreak

I treat myself to Overwatch for my birthday?

 
vxxyman

I cant go to So Im just looking at stuff and I keep checking out this countdown site for P5 Were getting dont toy with us anymore, New video and release date,

 
ObliqueZombie

Wait, is Escapist Magazine actually a PC Master Race meme wank fest, or is there some satire that slipped under the radar?

 
DanteKinkade

Its great in Hardboiled Chicken 2, Lil Putzki has a giant cellphone shaped robot, a giant cellphone shaped robot that looks like it has a rocket launcher for a

 
ZombZ

I noticed most people here write text in block form, while I prefer using a lot of line Is there a writing rule Im ignoring? Especially long texts are easier to read (for me) with line breaks, but Ive never been a fast reader

 
Dreamweaver

Yeah, remember when Quickposts were taken over by catgirls? Well, following in Meanderbots lead, I decided to redraw one of my other original characters (I have dozens) as a Heres Mayuki, who is supposed to be this pudgy girl loves to Yay?

 
Retrofraction

It only took 4 years, but I have an interview at a small production company would say I am excited, but I am very tired I have to go shopping for clothes to wear at it XD

 
Dreamweaver

I suck at drawing yet heres an image I It features one of my original characters, Brianna, just chilling out playing games while her friend, Tetsuya, Was supposed to be a two-part image where she rage-quit, but I couldnt make it >^<

 
JcDent

How to make a CnC Generals Add Profit?

 
JcDent

I always thought that videogame helicopters are only there to crash dramatically, either to put you into a level or force you to reach a secondary Eurogamer goes to add that they also serve as exposition dumps, too!

 
Pixie The Fairy

I just want to see the next Nintendo Sony pretty much handed Nintendo that market when they gave up on Sonys Japanese studios are gonna need something to

 
StriderHoang

Who says I cant fall in love with myself?

 
Chris Bradshaw
 
Chris Bradshaw

Which one is This?

 
TheAngriestCarp

When youre trying to work on a super important project thats due in eight hours and Overwatch sits on your desktop, taunting

 
hlarge4

My daughter turned 6 20 minutes My next child will be born in exactly 36 Is this a tI me to be alive or There arent enough ways to say how happy I

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Sony sells PS4 as a profit and its a good Nintendo sells NX at a profit and its a bad Its about as astounding as it is

 
Agent9

A piece from an old comic long since Its still really good though

 
Jed Whitaker

Fuck Overwatch, Ill be playing Battleborn tonight on my (No, but really, they are both pretty good games from what I can

 
SeymourDuncan17

Second reminder to Vita owners: Get Im officially staying up late to play it, backtracking for optional

 
Torchman

Played MK8 200cc with the competitive community Mmmmmm, felt good being reminded theres a game where I will for sure get my ass kicked

 
Nekrosys

Well, Ive just thought of an idea thatd be equal parts amazing and terrible: Gravity Rush for PS Itd be pretty fucking amazing, but the motion sickness would be SO

 
Shinta

Finally made it to Nue in Getting my ass served on a Got him to like 55% once I think

 
Larxinostic

If you have any information regarding her whereabouts, please contact your nearest

 
Jinx 01

I think this is new, maybe added in a recent Windows update? (Im on 7) If you press the guide button after starting your wireless 360 controller it shows the battery charge Wonder if that interferes with Big Picture Mode, that used it right?

 
GoofierBrute

You The Overwatch Its Like holy crap is this

 
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I got a Loot Crate DX and I love Horde and alliance burbon glasses? Yes please! Massive D20 shaped chilling rocks? Why, Ill take that! 8 inch, glow in the dark adventure time figure? Howd you Lightweight Zelda hoodie? Its on my bod!

 

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