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Haggar for President

Citizens, unite: vote Mike Haggar

[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 questions: Who should I...

 
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Dreams can come true: A real-life Umbrella Corp. umbrella

Resident Evil Zero is one of the few non-Outbreak games in the series I haven't gotten around to playing. I imagine there are many of you in a similar position, so listen up. While you could get a used copy of the Gamecube version for cheap...

 
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Season 2 of The Jace Hall Show gets up in your grill

I'm a fan of The Jace Hall Show, and I'm not just saying that because Hall is twice my size and could splatter my head like a watermelon with his gigantic hands. The online gaming show is genuinely entertaining, hitting developers behind-th...

 
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The nine levels of 'Cosplay Hell' will burn your eyes

I actually have a lot of respect for cosplayers. The dedication it takes to fashion an outfit based on your favorite videogame, comic book, or American Idol contestant is astounding. Truly, we've seen some amazing displays of skill and atte...

 
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The Little Convention That Could: A look back at TooManyGames 6

For those of you out there who might be scratching their heads, wondering, "TooManyGames? Whazzat?!", let me be the one to tell you that you should remember that name well — for in the future, TMG will become a staple conven...

 
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US Games industry salary averaged $73,600 in 2007

Games industry bloggers? Not so much (no offense, boss). The $73,600 American industry average is only up a few hundred dollars from the 2006 average, according to Game Developer magazine's seventh annual survey. We know that (most of) the ...

 
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Uwe Boll graces G4 studios, reminds us why we need him to continue on

Following up his no holds barred rant on the Internet, the man who has somehow managed to do the seemingly impossible (get even less respect than Rodney Dangerfield), gives Kevin Pereira the down and dirty about why he said what he did. T...

 
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Trent Reznor likes it when you cry: The Perfect Drug on expert

Yesterday met with three Nine Inch Nails tracks being added to the vast roster of downloadable content for Rock Band, and in the days leading up to the songs' availability Rock Band aficionados and angsty teenagers alike were atwitter with ...

 
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GDC 08: Peter Molyneux, private meeting edition

At GDC, we often get the chance to attend private meetings with developers to talk about their upcoming releases. This gives us a chance to hear about all the game related information on a professional level, before we throw it out into a ...

 
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Bead-based consoles, no batteries required

I've been fortunate enough to find a group of bead sprite fanatics like me in a little place called The Bead-Sprites Forum, and this group has one member whose pieces are making him stand out from the regular crowd Doctor Octoroc has made s...

 
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Mikami, Kojima, Suda drop science (now is not the time for jokes)

(Editor's Note: The above clip comes courtesy of 1up, and portrays a roundtable discussion between Hideo Kojima, Shinji Mikami and Goichi Suda at the recent Snake Vs Zombie Event in Tokyo. For those of you without aural passages stuffe...

 
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Jhidekim's top notch E3 coverage

The Dtoid crew has a new Barbara Walters on board and Jhidekim is his name. Bringing you only the highest quality coverage from the Santa Monica Pier, this is his version of what Spyro and Crash Bandicoot wanted you to see. Special thanks ...

 
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Ikaruga's final stage, double-fisted

Disclaimer: The above video contains scenes of ridiculous awesome, and things that will make you question the value of your own life. Keep in mind that the gentleman you are about to see is almost certainly a cyborg, and has pursued his l...

 
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Podtoid 24: As long as we got each other edition!

Once again, we come to the time of the week when the sun is shining, young men's fancies are turning into thoughts of love, and birds are alighting from their perches in order to have sex with the sexiest of all the bees. Of course, tha...

 
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On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness trailer; Lovecraft is the new Heinlein

Gabe and Tycho, the boys behind Penny Arcade, PAX and the annual charitygasm that is Child's Play, decided one day that they wanted to make a game. Unlike you, however, they apparently had the clout (and the total disdain for brevity...

 
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Rob "Sheir" Martinez stars in The Forgettables

If you're a fan of Sheir -- and if you're not, you should be -- you'll be interested to know he and his friends have started an episodic, gaming-related comedy show. The pilot can be viewed above.It's pretty schizophrenic (w...

 
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Zach Selwyn busts a Destructoid freestyle

In case you didn't know, Zach Selwyn is the man. Not only was he kind enough to stop by our buddies over at Epileptic Gaming and hang out last week, but he also performed some freestyle songs which included the greatness that is Dest...

 
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DIY Mario clock; 4D meets 2D (and the resulting explosion destroys reality ...)

(Editor's Note: I realize Colette usually handles these arts n' crafts type posts, but she's spending the week on the Champs-Élysées educating French orphans on the dangers of intrauterine devices. Those lil' r...

 
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Whore out Mario and this is what you get

Mario has had a rough 20 years or so. The man gets used and abused at just about every turn. It should come as no surprise that the guy needs to resort to alternative forms of relief to ease the pain of misuse. Nintendo, give this guy a b...

 
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Pro gaming circuit announces a $5 million annual player payroll

Pro gaming is the future of sports. We're starting to see little hints at it now, but believe me, this genre will be huge -- just ask Asia and Europe. The latest step in this growing field is the announcement today by the Championship G...

 
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Happy Birthday G4! We don't know how to use a calendar ...

Today Yesterday Half an hour ago was G4's fifth birthday. The staff of Destructoid would like to wish the entire network a happy birthday, but unfortunately, they were in talks to merge with The FOOD Network and The Golf Channel, and ...

 
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Stringer says PS3 Euro launch was dandy

Despite the talk of massive layoffs, Sony and Howard Stringer seem to be pleased to death about the launch of the PlayStation 3 in Europe. Denial ain't just a river in Egypt, right Howie? From Next Gen:Sony chief executive Howard String...

 
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Gamers, these are the people who you should base your lives around

In light of all the bad press video games have been receiving lately, it felt like the perfect time to bring to the attention of the media all the names in the gaming industry that have been using their position to help their community an...

 
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Luke Smith clears schedule to play Halo 3 beta, leaving Ziff Davis

In the most shocking cliffhanger ending since NBC's Heroes hiatus, the latest episode of The 1up Show ended with news editor, Luke Smith, announcing that he will be leaving Ziff Davis. His last day will be on April 27th. This comes as ...

 
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A new kind of Virgin comes to gaming

Virgins and video games, it's sort of like peanut butter and jelly, really. So, it should come as no shock that the actual company Virgin wants to somehow get more involved with the gaming industry. Just announced for the UK only, Virgi...

 
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The top 20 video game properties

If you're like me, then at one point in your life you got suckered into a free subscription of Game Informer by way of GameStop or EB -- whichever does that stupid thing. Anyway, usually I just use the mediocre mag to help with fires, b...

 
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Destructoid = devotion

Our community is the best damn Internet gaming community on the entire Web. Don't believe me ... still? Take a look at what one of our most hardcore members, tehuberone, did to the back of some poor guy's skull. You're the man n...

 
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Lil Jon on Def Jam ICON; the A-T-L represents, apparently ...

Ryan Stevens, one of our favorite tippers, and the whitest guy since Kip Winger, took time out from his busy schedule of listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd, and ironically commenting on knee-high leg warmers, to send in the above clip. It's ...

 
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Reason #434 to move to Oz: Aussie game journos offered sex for bonzer reviews

Oh, how I love the Land Down Under! The country itself is populated almost entirely by deadly, poisonous animals and pretty blonde girls, and apparently game journalists are the equivalent of Bono or Herve Villachaize down there. Oz is like...

 
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Thank you Niero Gonzalez

On top of it being Destructoid's one year anniversary today, it also happens to be the boss mans birthday today. We at Destructoid all agree that we are truly lucky and fortunate to be working for not only the best site on the Internets, bu...

 

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Torchman

YES YES YES GIVE IT TO

 
TheLimoMaker

I like to think The Chinese Room just freaked out because they saw a character model for an Whats this? A character thats solid and interacts with the player directly? Disgusting this is not art!

 
Shinta

That makes two walking simulator devs that are unhinged Not content with just selling products devoid of gameplay for a premium, now they want to take aim at the few games you have left and start shaming No one could have seen this /s

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

While my Mom was typing up some work on her laptop, Windows 10 force-installed I reverted it, but when it came back on she had lost all the stuff she typed up this If thats how itll be, then I dont WANT Windows

 
Vadicta

Scurge is like this excellent blend of Resident Evil, Legend of Zelda, Mega Man, Metroid, and Parasite I never thought survival horror could be so fast paced and

 
Luca Blight

Yesterday I could only give 2 points of love to each post and Im really not sure how but now I can 3 points of love but I want to give

 
RenaudB90

Its nice too see The Chinese Room working so hard to reinforce the stereotype of the foot in mouth, head up their own ass, stuck up, faux-deep indie an image the indie community loves being stuck with, Im

 
Jiraya

Its Friday people , your time to shine ! Also catgirl

 
ikiryou

Im at work in the house of man, dousing the blue tepid flames of sleep with the quenching waters of Starbucks

 
Oridan

How do I manage my Dtoid Huge membership? I wanna make sure its not set to

 
drmcscott

Has anyone found any reviews of that Uncharted 4 computer game? Ya know, considering a load of copies fell off the back of a

 
whatsacow

Am I the only one who feels overall disappointed with Ratchet and Clank? Gameplays fine, but it feels like Insomniac took all the charm, heart, and humour out of the game so they could shove it in the

 
JcDent

I like the silly DBZ-style power escalation in the new Deus Ex trailer, but Im also shocked by the possibility that Streum On will deliver a fun game with Deathwing, what with Divine Cybermancy being a Babys First Mod mod-level anime fanfic of

 
Fenriff

Someone invaded me in Dark Souls I ended

 
ZombZ

As someone who works in IT and can solve 99% of the issues with a reboot I have to praise the sun for this Windows+R command: iexplore -k

 
Deadgar64

So, I ordered a new graphics comes the new have no interest in the heard people talk about trading on Steam but everything Ive read seems know if thats a thing that can be done safely?

 
TheLimoMaker

On the final boss of Dark Souls Wish it was better The lore implications are superb, but the awful tracking attacks and cheap magic shots are things I will never let slide I was expecting an awesome one-on-one duel, I got a pansy magic

 
Nekrosys

Ratchet and Clank is now my Even though Dark Souls also came out this Because you can turn bosses into This is And yes, I know the PS4 capture footage shows how utterly shit I am at

 
RiffRaff

Id love to see the

 
whatsacow

I feel like an old man, but fuck Ive noticed that they all seem to be over priveleged white people who want to feel like their ordeals are as important as real minorities - or they need serious mental help and not fucking

 
AdmiralAckbong

TotalBiscuit? No Red lobster cheddar biscuit? Ill fuck that shit up in a heartbeat, sign me up

 
JohnSmith123

Man FFXIV seems like THE MMO right So much stuff is New dungeons, new raids, new trials, new features like Palace of the Dead, a new collab with level 5 and yokai watch, and much Thats just a patch

 
Sharukurusu

Playing FF6 and Im thinking, thieves in Zozo never thought a dude with a chainsaw would show up

 
Dreamweaver

I was goofing around invading in Dark Souls III and saw something kinda funny: I had to fight off two guys (I obviously wasnt trying to kill them) when another phantom got summoned to After they both killed me, the other guy arrived way too

 
EAPidgeon

Just a reminder that Guiles Theme in SFV is

 
Jed Whitaker

You hear that guys? It is my heart shattering because Total Biscuit disagrees with

 
lewness

Any DS3 fight clubs going on for Dtoid? There seem to be enough players around

 
Retrofraction

Welp, I am the kind of person that forgets the important passwords to log into Vimeo will not let me log into my paid account for another two the worst system locked out you never get back in)

 
Nekrosys

The new Ratchet and Clank has easily secured a place on my top 5 games of 2016 through sheer virtue of it containing a Trophy that is unlocked by turning a helicopter into a That is

 

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