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Resident Evil

Resident Evil HD Remaster has a million sales under its umbrella


Ella ella ella ay ay under its umberella ella ella ay...
Apr 24
As it turns out, people still love some old-fashioned scares. That's evident by the latest news coming out of Capcom's camp: Resident Evil HD Remaster has broken one million units sold since its January release. That's a... read
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Space Sluggers

Space Sluggers is chaotic and so incredibly cheesy


Everyone fights, no one quits
Mar 27
I'm quite a fan of old-school action shoot-'em-ups. Back in the day, I used to venture off to an arcade at my local pizza place and just chill out. With particular titles like Ikari Warriors, Smash TV, and Commando focusing o... read
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ToeJam & Earl

ToeJam & Earl bring the funk to Kickstarter


Hallelujah! Hallelujah! Hallelujah!
Feb 25
The funkotronic duo are back in ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove, and this time the developers are turning to Kickstarter to make sure the game gets made without publisher interference. Greg Johnson, one of the two crea... read
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RE HD

Resident Evil HD broke all sorts of sales records


Cash cow classic
Feb 09
Given how much cash they bring in, it's tough to fault publishers for continually focusing on gussying up beloved titles instead of moving forward with new games. Resident Evil HD is just the latest example, as plenty we... read
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Q*Bert

Kids just won't understand how jaggy Q*Bert used to be


Missed opportunity to call it 'Q*Bert Reberted'
Feb 06
When Q*Bert Rebooted does a weird little hop thing over to PS4, PS3, and Vita, it'll evoke two different thoughts from its prospective audience. Old-timers won't be able to recall everything looking so smooth. Youngins ... read
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Super Mario Bros. 3

AGDQ 2015: A crazy difficult and intricate Super Mario Bros. 3 glitch that clears the whole game


Starts at about 54 minutes
Jan 07
The Awesome Games Done Quick conventions are always full of memorable highlights for the gaming community. Timeless classics cleared with mind-blowing proficiency. What's not to love about that? Speedrunner mitchflowerpower ... read
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Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition available now on PS3/Vita, free with PS Plus


Step aside Killzone, Devolver's got my portable FPS needs covered
Jan 07
It's not often that I lament letting my PlayStation Plus subscription lapse, but today is one of those days. While I'm begrudgingly plunking down $9.99 of my hard-earned cash to have Devolver's Megaton Edition of the cl... read
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Magnavox Odyssey creator

Father of videogames Ralph Baer passes away at 92


One of gaming's greatest minds
Dec 07
Ralph Baer was an electronics and engineering pioneer, known as the "father of videogames." Baer designed the Magnavox Odyssey, starting work on the machine in the late 1960s before releasing it in 1972, when it became the w... read
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Arcade games

How does 900 classic arcade games in your browser sound?


Sounds pretty darn a-okay to me
Nov 04
Fancy the greatest classic gaming selection of all time? It's not at some fabled arcade where the sound of dropping quarters and eight-bit music drowns out the dimmed oldies rock station playing over the worn out speakers. No... read
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3D Realms

3D Realms is alive and kicking once more


Come get some!
Oct 23
It's happening -- the day I thought I'd never see in a million years. 3D Realms is back, five years after closing its doors. Original members like Bryan Turner and Scott Miller are on board with the relaunch, having onboarde... read
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The Grid

The Grid is the Goodwill's specialized gaming concept store


...and I really wish I were there right now
Aug 20
The Grid is a special denomination of Goodwill that opened up in Charlotte, North Carolina and caters to gamers and collectors. In other words, this ain't your grandma's Goodwill. You won't find vintage T-shirts or tacky over... read
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BioShock

These PlayStation demakes transport you to a simpler time


Someone get these artists jobs in the industry, y'all
Jul 23
It's never been all about the graphics for me. I can appreciate slick environments and the ability to watch sweat roll down my rugged protagonist's brow. But truth be told, I've always had a thing for PlayStation-era graphics... read
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Q*bert Rebooted

@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted


Re*berted
Jul 03
It has been a long time since we have seen or heard anything new about the classic arcade game Q*bert. Despite being such an iconic character for its time, the weird orange macaroni-nosed jumper never really rode the wave to ... read
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Gauntlet

Equip this Gauntlet trailer to gear up for battle


Actually, equipping a weapon would be a better idea
Jun 04
Ready to play Gauntlet? No, you haven't time-traveled to the 80's, and you don't need a pocket full of loose change. You just need a PC and $20. In preparation for E3, Arrowhead put out this trailer for its remake of Gauntle... read
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Metal Gear

The original Metal Gear is being rebooted by independent modders


...and it will be all yours for free!
Jun 02
Are you a huge Metal Gear fan? Itching to get your hands on the game for one more run-through for old time's sake? What if I told you a group of independent modders had Konami's blessing to reboot the very first Metal Gear ga... read
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Kung-Fu Master lampooned in live-action skit


Celebrate three decades of stiff combat
Apr 03
Maker of live-action videogame spoofs, El Gamer Cosplayer has released this video portraying old-school arcade game Kung-Fu Master. As they do in the game, bad guys fly across the screen, locked in the frozen moment of impac... read
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Thief

Steal everything in sight in this Thief gameplay video


The shinier the better
Feb 18
There doesn't seem to be any doubt about it, Thief will certainly live up to its namesake. In this 17-minute video that shows the game's first mission, Garrett gets his klepto on and does his best magpie impression, as ... read
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Thief

New Thief video teaches how to steal in style


Any way you want it
Feb 04
The title of this Thief video calls it a trailer, but I'd be hard-pressed to classify it as such. Not many trailers run six minutes, but whatever this is, it remains interesting the whole time. I guess badass thievery a... read
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Sneak, loot, adapt
Back in October, I got the chance to sit down to chat with members of Eidos Montreal after a lengthy session with the new entry in the Thief series. Since the reveal in 2009, the game has gone through many different iteration... read feature

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Midwinter

Classic Amiga title Midwinter set for a remake


A Kickstarter is due in the coming months
Jan 09
Back in the late '80s a game arrived on the Commodor Amiga that I think few played but was way ahead of the times. Midwinter was a survival, turn-based strategy title and a stealth-based, first-person RPG and Eurogamer is rep... read
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Sonic & All-Stars Racing

Sega teases Ryo Hazuki's return to racing


Check out the license plate
Dec 31
With the end of the year approaching, Sega let loose a nice surprise for fans on their Twitter page. Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed is chock full of references and fan service, and now we can expect the return of S... read
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GOG has these 32 super old Activision games for $97.28


A savings of $146.40!
Nov 08
GOG.com has these 32 old Activision games all on sale right now for 60% off. Games like King's Quest, Zork, SWAT, and a bunch of other titles made before I was even born! Or you can buy all 32 games for $97.29, a savings of $146.40. A pretty killer deal if you're into any of these old school titles. You have the entire weekend to nab this deal before it's gone. read
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SEGA

Sega will listen to fans about remakes and reboots


Yosuke Okunari says the publisher will listen to feedback
Oct 25
The idea of remakes and reboots are a touchy subject but Sega is at least willing to listen to input from its fans about potentially bringing back classic titles. Sega Research and Development producer Yosuke Okunari says tha... read
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Only 4% of Volgarr the Viking players bought the game


The developers take to Twitter to talk honestly about piracy
Oct 22
Volgarr the Viking is a hardcore-focused throwback to classic 2D action titles of the past. Released last month, it has already pleased many gamers looking for a challenge. After a successful Kickstarter and getting picked up... read
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Space Invaders

Space Invaders creator would have made the game easier


'I am terrible at videogames'
Oct 21
Tomohiro Nishikado, the creator of the arcade classic Space Invaders, was just interviewed by The New Yorker, and he admits that he isn't very good at playing games, and that if "it been left up to me, Space Invaders wou... read
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Preview: The world is yours for the taking in Thief


Pillaging in The City
Oct 09
In recent times, it seems like the term ‘reboot’ has been treated as an ugly word. The type of phrase that causes fans of a particular franchise to cringe and become fearful knowing their adored series is making s... read
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GOG.com

GOG.com levels up some Bullfrog games for free


The online store is celebrating its fifth birthday with some upgrades
Sep 27
GOG.com has been celebrating its fifth birthday this week with plenty of giveaways, including free games. Today's announcement is interesting as it's added extra content to some classic Bullfrog titles, including Syndicate an... read
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Haggar for President

Citizens, unite: vote Mike Haggar


Ten Reasons Mike Haggar Needs to be the Next President of the United States
Apr 13
[Another gem from Destructoid's Golden Archives, this our most popular story of April 2008] As you’ve no doubt been following the prospective U.S. presidential nominees, you must be asking yourself several question... read
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Another World on Steam

Another World 20th Anniversary Edition is out on Steam


Also known as Out of this World
Apr 04
Another World, or Out of This World to everyone in North America, just released its 20th Anniversary Edition on Steam today for Windows and Mac for $9.99. This edition first came out for iOS back in 2011, and now yo... read
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Screw beer pong, hand me that controller
Gamers are a diverse breed. From PC aficionados and console fanatics, to retro devotees and casual admirers, there is no one-size-fits-all model of videogame hobbyist. Though we possess many differences, like game preferences... read feature

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GOG

GOG.com introduces franchise bundle deals


Buy a whole franchise for a discounted price
Feb 06
One thing that GOG.com has been missing is the ability to buy a whole franchise or series of games for a special discounted price, outside of their special promos. Well, it seems like the classic games store have been thinkin... read
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Classic game postmortem series returns to GDC


Myst, X-Com: UFO Defense, Crystal Castles postmortems
Jan 29
The Game Developers Conference brings back the Class Games Postmortem series for the third year this March. Today they've revealed scheduled postmortems for oldies but goodies like Myst, X-COM: UFO Defense, Crystal ... read






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