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Guitar playing isn't a f*cking videogame, says Noel Gallagher

Oasis string plucker Noel Gallagher is at it again, sharing his expert opinion on videogames. A while back, he decided to blame knife crime on games, and now he's summed up Guitar Hero in the only way he knows how -- rudely. "It's bett...

 
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A drug-addled Alec Baldwin's refuge? Why, Galaga, of course

It wasn’t easy being Alec Baldwin in the ’80s. The decade that became infamous for its addictive excesses nearly consumed an endless list of celebrities, including Baldwin, who just won a Best Actor Golden Globe award on Sunday ...

 
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Mother of heroin 'victim' wants drug-dealing iPhone game banned

There's nothing like the "I was personally affected by this, hence I want it banned" routine. The mother of a British heroin "victim" wants iPhone App Underworld, a game we mentioned last week, banned because she feels o...

 
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Now you're playing with power: NES controller bong

Perhaps inspired by the Nintendo 64 controller bong we saw some time ago, Gizmodo reader James tried to make an even more compact one based on the classic Nintendo Entertainment System controller. Classy.It doesn't look like the most effect...

 
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iPhone drug pushing game on the way, renamed itself for App-ceptability

The world of a drug dealer is not something I'd ever imagine as videogame-friendly entertainment, but that hasn't stopped developer a-steroids from bringing Drug Lords to the iPhone. At least, it used to be called Drug Lords. Now it's jus...

 
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SCEA calls the PSP a 'gateway drug' into consoles

SCEA senior marketing manager John Koller called the PlayStation Portable a "gateway drug" into the console world at the 6th annual Wedbush Morgan Securities Management Access Conference, recently held in New York City.He says tha...

 
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Does GTA IV promote drunk driving?

Rockstar just can't help themselves, it seems. As well as all the SORDID HARD SEX (i.e, some strippers and dry humping) and the REALISTIC MURDER SIMULATIONS (i.e, being able to work a sniper rifle without any prior experience, just like rea...

 
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Grand Theft Box Office, Sessler's take on an old Hollywood's tale

During the course of this week's episode of Sessler's Soapbox, the ever suave, yet somewhat neurotic G4 host takes on the controversial subject of release dates for popular games -- and their star killing properties. He may be much calmer ...

 
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Game Suppli: vitamin supplements for gamers

As gamers, we have a sort of reputation for being unhealthy. I'm not saying that all of us slam bottles Mountain Dew and cram a slice of pizza in between rounds, but you know what I'm talking about. There's gamers out there than can use all...

 
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Gravity be damned: Just Cause 2 details surface

Avalanche Studios is bringing Rico Rodriguez back for more gravity-defying action with a sequel to its free-roaming third-person shooter, Just Cause. In an interview with CVG, Just Cause 2's lead designer Peter Johansson talks about what we...

 
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Who needs drugs when you have videogames?

We recently told you how videogames are being used to cure migrane headaches, and now it looks like a similar approach is being taken to chronic pain.It seems that virtual reality can offer as much relief as pain meds, and a Simon Fraser Un...

 
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Super Mario Power Up! Energy Drink contains cocaine

Ok, it doesn't, really. But if it had, wouldn't it have been some crazy gossip to tell your friends? "So, I was up trying to finish this paper, and I only had 6 hours left before class, so I slammed a few Power Ups and finished that sh...

 
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Mass Effect metaporn: Strip clubs in the future will still be poorly lit

The above clip demonstrates Mass Effect's stunning slutty-aliens-designed-to-pander-to-teens rendering system. Then again, maybe we're being too cynical. After all, it would be unrealistic to think the future wouldn't also have strip club...

 
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Livin' it up in a virtual crackhouse: New sim designed to help kick the habit

If you're anything like me, you'll find drug abuse hilarious, but there are some out there who take it very seriously indeed. Drug addicts, mainly, but university professors as well (who may or may not be heroin fiends themselves). One such...

 
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Square Enix the dirty wino: Bringing the sauce to DS

When Square Enix isn't busy whoring out its major videogame franchise to anyone who'll listen, it can be found in a street corner bar, a glass of merlot in hand, looking down on all and sundry behind gilded spectacles, for it is a wine drin...

 
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Five new Haze screens: Needs more companion cube ...

Courtesy of NeoGAF poster Blimblim who "Just got these from Ubisoft", we bring you a gallery of five new screens from the upcoming current PS3 exclusive Haze. Based on the pics, it's quite obvious that the game looks good, but aft...

 
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More Achievements = higher sales, better reviews, tastier muffins

This piece at IGN has an intriguing look at the world of Achievements from a sales perspective. It seems that games emphasizing various levels of accomplishment (and containing a higher number of varied accomplishments) tend to sell better ...

 
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Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 brings the filthy wrestlers to Nintendo's DS

Wrestling is the modern era's poetry, a deep and philosophical journey toward the center of a man's soul. It represents the pinnacle of mankind's achievements, the highest of art and the most refined of our cultural creations. I remember th...

 
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Space Giraffe and Street Trace: NYC on XBLA this Wednesday

Space Giraffe (400 MS Points) and Street Trace: NYC (800 MS Points) will indeed be this week's Live Arcade games. If you've been following Jeff Minter's blog, you know what the certification process has been like for him. Thankfully, that's...

 
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Gamefly bumps up subscription prices ... no more Faberge eggs for you!

With the rising prices on video games and the sheer volume of worthwhile titles to play, online rental service Gamefly is a god-send, the likes of which have not been seen since Adriana Lima's emergency escape pod crash-landed on this ...

 
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Controlling your Scarface with your Wii

Since the Wii obviously uses a non-standard control scheme, owners are always curious how they'll be able to control certain games. One of those of interest is the mature title Scarface. In a thankfully toned-down demonstration video,...

 
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Doctors to prescribe Wiis in the future?

It seems that there isn't much Nintendo's Wii can't do these days. If  being a tiny, affordable, joyous piece of hardware wasn't enough for you, now you can add therapeutic tool to its long resume. As it turns out, doct...

 
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Devo inspires Castlevania shirts; Greybush buys a case of Cool-Whip

What horrible day to have a cursed wardrobe! Fear not, as Konami is offering up two Castlevania-themed shirts for almost the price of their fine portable games (hello?!!) -- just $19.95 plus shipping and garlic. In my elitist view they'...

 
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Haloid: the craziest fan movie you'll see this week

Haloid is quite possibly the most interesting Halo-related fan movie in existence. It manages to combine multiple genres and provide non-stop action as well as answer the question, “who would win in an ultimate showdown, Master Chief ...

 
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Weird Game Wednesday: The Bandai Collection

Today's instalment of Weird Game Wednesday is so packed with absurdity that you might actually want to import this game for the amusement of your friends and inner child. To be perfectly honest with you, I'm not exactly sure that I...

 
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God of War 2 ... R E M I X E D

digg_url = 'http://digg.com/videos/gaming/God_of_War_2_video_remix'; Remember that part in God of War 2 where techno music* suddenly comes on and Kratos starts raving with Fat Medusa? Yeah, me neither. I'm not exactly sure ho...

 
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Cooking Mama or Lucifer incarnate? You be the judge

digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/gaming_news/Cooking_Mama_or_Lucifer_incarnate_You_be_the_judge'; Cooking Mama has been quite popular since its debut, and not just with Harajuku types desperate to play unusual sims and bounce about scr...

 
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A fistful of video game art and music

Flynn's incredible Mog of War discovery inspired me to take a day to explore video game art on the web ... and by that, I mean that I did absolutely *nothing* for the last 5 hours but slack on MySpace and Deviant Art. The Dtoid one year...

 
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Why there is no Podtoid this week

Hi all.I just wanted to send a quick update to the community to let you all know why we don't have a Podtoid for this week. We've been having major technical difficulties (Vista is kicking our respective asses) and it's been on...

 
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Adding 300GB eSATA to a PS3 in pictures

Remember the first version of the PS3 we saw? It has a gazillion input ports for Firewire, USB, and even an internal coffee grinder. Naturally costs have to come down and dreams must be crushed, so all but half of those extrasensory ports w...

 

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DanteKinkade

Way too many catgirl things so, welp here is another of the boy <3

 
Parismio

Came back to ds3 and still not being summoned for Its been 20 minutes

 
OverlordZetta

Pokemon Trainers! Out of nowhere, Spain has a Shiny Yveltal event and North America and Europe have a Regular Zygarde event going Dunno if these are ORAS exclusive or if XY are included too, but be sure to grab

 
Lex

So, I heard the Attack on Titan game is coming to the west and has an online component? The models could use some work,

 
iam16bit

Just seeing all these catgirl posts is making me

 
BlazeWii

Things always get whenever I

 
Dr Mel

My job aint But they buy me coffee made the way I like usually without even And thats just

 
Torchman

No comment

 
OverlordZetta

Friendly reminder that dogs

 
MeeGhoulz

you said?Now check whats going on in the couldnt help it!

 
ScionVyse

Gonna finally download Oris Definitive Edition tomorrow, since Im going to a place with internet that I can use to I cant wait to play a better version of my 2015

 
Sailor Zebes

Gotta get in on that cat girl

 
Occams

I could watch public access tv

 
Fuzunga

Before the day is done, have another picture of best cat Bonus bunny girl included!

 
Sir Shenanigans

Sitting down with a lot of coffee and a wee slice of creme brule to WATCH The

 
DSBrad

Beyond Two Souls is no where near as smart as it wants me to think it

 
Torchman

I sometimes wonder if I quickpost too then I tell myself thats a stupid thought and keep

 
Larxinostic

100% convinced the radio station at works controlled by Internet How else to explain Never Gonna Give You Up, then Whats Going On? Yes,

 
DSBrad

Really struggled with Mirrors Edge LOVED Mirrors Edge but the open world slowed the game down so Spent some time discussing this

 
StriderHoang

Im glad Ive decided to be more liberal in spending my SP in Bravely I had 3 SP in Bravely Default literally until the final few hours of True

 
Nekrosys

So theres now a teaser for the third season of the Wakfu animated This makes me very And Mostly With some happy thrown Okay, many kinds of Im currently Just having a Rubbing my

 
Megas75

I dont really have any catgirls to So instead heres RVD turning his head into a spring

 
EdgyDude

Has anyone here played Rabi-Ribi? I heard its a pretty damn solid metroidvania but I have yet to see any more than 2 reviews for The games Steam page is loaded with positive user reviews

 
JayfromtheSun

Lets see what todays quest is in Stardew

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Not sure why, but I get antsy when the devs of an indie game are in the comment section of an article about said

 
Pixie The Fairy

I went with this

 
Nathan D

Tis but a scratch!

 
KeithTheGeek

That feel when you get the sick 0-to-death but then your net cuts out preventing you from saving the

 
DeadMoon

Cat Girl

 

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