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#Beast And Location

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Can you guess these 26 videogame locales?

[Jigsaw]Want to play a game?[/Jigsaw] Last year, Dutch computer animator Tim Hijlkema made a nifty video quiz in which he modeled 20 "planets" after recognizable game environments and tasked viewers with guessing which games they represent...

 
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Pharaoh Man looks beast on the Mega Man #13 variant cover

Waitaminute! Didn't I already post the cover to Archie Comics' Mega Man issue #13? Why, yes I did. That's the normal newsstand / subscriber cover, though. This is the variant cover that you'll only be able to find in comic shops, and its gr...

 
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Dtoid server maintenance scheduled tonight

Please pardon our dust as we experiment with our new blogging software tonight.  We'll be adding some new exciting features and then immediately taking them away before you've had the chance to truly enjoy them.  The maintenance s...

 
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Beyond Good & Evil Avatar stuff for the uber fan

Ahead of Beyond Good & Evil HD's Xbox Live Arcade release, which is set to roll out on March 2, Ubisoft has put out a number of items for your Xbox 360 Avatar to interact with and possibly even wear. You best strap in, because it's abou...

 
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Red Dead Redemption achievements out along with new screens

The achievements for Rockstar's upcoming Red Dead Redemption are all at once awesome and and altogether frustrating.On one hand, there's one achievement that you can get for killing and skinning 18 grizzly bears. This is awesome because any...

 
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Naughty Bear's 'The Book of Naughty' needs to be real

Unless you only discovered Destructoid yesterday, by now, you should know about Naughty Bear. It'll almost certainly be the best or worst videogame this generation based on what kind of person you are. At this point, I just want to point o...

 
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Splash Damage reveals Tapir Wars 3: It Just Got Chilly

Your favorite squad of elite, cigar-loving tapirs from 2008's hit game Tapir Wars are back at it in Splash Damage's just-announced new title Tapir Wars 3: It Just Got Chilly. The evil penguins? They're even more vile this time around, but ...

 
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Naughty Bear's box art is pretty much amazing

The cover art for Naughty Bear is what happens when American Psycho and Child's Play have a baby. It's not exactly a sight for sore eyes, but it doesn't have to be, either. In fact, the only way it could be any better is if they went one-hu...

 
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This new Nier trailer is ... well, it's just new

I don't know much about Nier except that it's got a hermaphroditic character that cusses like a sailor and that Square Enix is doing something silly with its distribution. It's being released as two different games in Japan: Nier: Gestalt ...

 
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Polar Panic skips the 80s, gets announced for XBLA, PSN

Valcon Games has a new downloadable title called Polar Panic that's due out later next month on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade, it unveiled to us today. It's sort of reminiscent of Bomberman, with the developer putting emphasis o...

 
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Tekken 6 online patch incoming (once it passes cert)

Oh, Tekken 6. Like all other online-compatible fighting games, there's always going to be the obligatory outrage against less-than-stellar netcode. Thankfully, Namco Bandai is already on the case. In a general statement sent out to just abo...

 
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Red Dead Redemption screens are cooler than Westworld

If there's one thing for me to take away from my time spent on Fallout 3, it's that exploration is one of my favorite things to do in games now that technology is catching up with our imaginations. Combine that with my longing for this gene...

 
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Next Blizzard MMO may not compete with World of Warcraft

It’s no secret that Blizzard Entertainment is crafting another MMO. The studio isn’t commenting on what it is or when it’s hitting of course, but the fact that they are treading on their own territory raises a few question...

 
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Price drop part duex: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled now $10

What's up with the Xbox LIVE Arcade price changes lately? First it was Madballs, and now TMNT: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled has been dropped from $15 down to a fair $10 ... and it hasn't even been released yet. The switch was confirmed by IGN...

 
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E3 09: Scribblenauts solves the most important questions

Those questions include: Who would win a fight between a Kraken and a stegosaurus? Who would win in a fight between a Kraken, God, and Albert Einstein?The answer, according to 5th Cell's Scribblenauts, is always the Kraken. Scribblenau...

 
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What do Gillette and competitive gaming have in common? Sponsor desperation

This was bound to get awkward.The Destructoid Bordello recently received footage of Derek Jeter, John Cena, Tiger Woods and Reggie Bush at the Gillette Champions of Gaming Event last Tuesday where, I shit you not, they shaved on stage. 350,...

 
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Black Friday at SplitReason - 20% off all Destructoid swag, today only

Buy our crap!  I'm happy to announce that our T-shirt supplier SplitReason is having a 20% off sale today on all Destructoid merch. including our new Kamikaze shirt (pictured) and the RetroforceGO! shirt (now available in Baby-T for th...

 
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Feast your arse on the new trailer for Golden Axe: Beast Rider

I am still torn on this one. While my love for generic action games is well known (I don't care for faux-innovation, just give me a sword and some monsters), there's something about the brawler style action game I truly miss, and wish Golde...

 
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Sega Gamer's Day '08: Golden Axe: Beast Rider screens

All went a bit quiet on the Golden Axe front, but we now have a selection of new screens from its current-gen revitalization, Golden Axe: Beast Rider. The concept is simple -- take the monster spurring fun of the classic Golden Axe games, a...

 
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The Witcher: Enhanced Edition gets pushed back

As with most delays, it makes us sad that we don't get to play the game sooner, but it's almost always worth the wait to play a more polished and complete version of the title in question. With The Witcher, however, that isn't exactly the c...

 
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This week's VC releases: Animal pornography edition

While Chester sits in his hot tub of money and Wii points, he's left the task of this week's Virtual Console updates to me. And what a week it is to be covering this set of releases. Nintendo's been really excited about what's in store.Firs...

 
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Warning: playing the Wii may end up in bestial rape

It's very easy to get excited playing the Wii. With everything going on, you sometimes feel like you're in the action -- I know I feel that way when I'm playing Red Steel. Well, sometimes people can get hurt from this. Let's take poor litt...

 
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New Golden Axe = Lair? Lack of playable dwarf = FAIL, at any rate

As far as I'm concerned, it's hard to go wrong with a Golden Axe remake. Just give me a dwarf and a shedload of skeletons to fight and I'm happy. Of course, this is the games industry, and nobody ever does the right thing when it comes to r...

 
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There's been a general consensus among Destructoid staff and readership alike that clarification of our reviews process and metrics has been sorely needed for some time, and it's something that I've been wanting to do for awh...   read

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Hot alien lesbian sex in Mass Effect? Set your pocket rockets for Planet Titty

Mass Effect has been passed by the British Board of Film Classification and given a 12-rating. Among the usual talk of mild violence and light cursing, one interesting entry in the board's classification details is that of a single sex scen...

 
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New dirt on Silent Hill 5

Thanks to links from Gay Gamer and SilentHill5.net, I was able to track down the scrumptiousness that is new details on the latest installment in the epic survival horror series. According to the full article in this month's EGM, we have so...

 
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New Folklore trailer captures my soul and holds it tightly, yet gently

Dick McVengeance has been clamoring for a fleshed-out trailer for the upcoming, PS3-exclusive Folklore, and I hope that his hunger has been satiated. In the above trailer, we get a look at Ellen and Keats, the game's protagonists. In short,...

 
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Beowulf screenshots make my inner bookworm squirm with delight

In the days before videogame journalism owned my soul, I could often be found in used bookstores perusing shelf after shelf of aging tomes, looking for that lit nerd's holy grail so often hidden there. Although the harsh reality of teaching...

 
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Podtoid Special Edition: Our E3 Wrap-Up Show

Podtoid returns for a special appearance fresh from Santa Monica with tales of E3, starstruck encounters with colleagues and industry professionals, and unwanted sexual advances. For this E3 wrap-up edition of Podtoid we've dragged alon...

 
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Would you play a horror MMO?

My Fourth of July was spent taking it easy (this is a chic phrase for slacking). I've been on a horror kick lately, and I haven't seen a Nightmare on Elm Street film for at least 5 years, so I borrowed a few from a friend and settle...

 

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Go check out Destructoid's collectible toy culture blog, which I proudly run: Here is a list of things you should know about me: I'm a female game/toy blogger living in New Orleans. The NES ...

 

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Agent9

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Im on a bus next to two CoD fanboys arguing about which Modern Warfare is the

 
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Boss 101 Screenshot - game tuning time, watch out for the lightning bolts - they explode!

 
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File under: How do I arcade? 1982 magazine article on coin-op

 
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Anyone with exams coming up who even thinks about procrastinating - Francis York Morgan has words for

 
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my not be very active in the foreseeable pc problems + finals coming up, just wanted to let you Cause I care about you, are you not gratefull?

 
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Alright, who let the shit waifu in?

 
Flegma

Im thinking Bamco shouldve named the masked man in Lost Reavers as Rick the parapsychology Wouldve made the story much more

 
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Well pluck my feathers! The Double Fine Adventure kickstarter may finally fully deliver if this email I got has anything to do with

 
Shinta

Why do I always have to have the weird opinion? I get the sense you all stop believing my sincerity after a Starfox Guard is actually REALLY fun once it gets Like playing slow FPS with 12 Honestly surprised I like it this

 
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HELL YEAH my Indie Game: the Movie tshirt just arrived today! Being part of one of the translation teams for the special edition content already was crazy amazing, but getting this swag was also a really neat bonus!

 
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Torch summarizes mission 11: GET IN THE MECH AND INTO THE SUPER ROBOT WAR SHINJI

 
Isuma

Boy, oh boy! Tomorrow finally well see some more Persona 5! Hopefully well get a release date as #Hypetrain

 
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you know, after having seen the promo stuff for Star Fox, Id really like a Jim Henson-esque star fox puppet Id watch

 
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Holy fucking How did I not ever catch that Grant Walker from Batman TAS: Deep Freeze is a freaking parody of Walt Disney?

 
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Hey guys, look what I got! Once I finish my Lovecraft collection, this is being read

 
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KnickKnackMyWack

So, I thought Id survey you I wrote a short college bio on Hatsune Miku and the Vocaloid process and Would any of you care to read that paper? Kudos to Zetta for giving me the idea to share

 
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