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Animal Crossing 3DS dev diary reveals burning hot news


Dec 04
// Jonathan Holmes
Want to watch a slow paced, ten-minute dev diary with the developers of Animal Crossing 3DS? No? Well then, I'll run down the highlights for you! Either way, you are about to get the facts on the new Animal Crossing whe...
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Mario and Toad's is an everlasting friendship


Dec 01
// Tony Ponce
The Game Station, maker of "The Tale of the DragonBorn" film we posted recently, whipped up this tender little story of love and friendship. What if Mario wasn't after the Princess? What if he was trying to rescue Toad all a...
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TtWaV Teaser: Should Skyward Sword be rated M?


Nov 05
// Jonathan Holmes
[Talking to Women about Videogames is a series where Jonathan Holmes talks to different people who are women about the biggest videogame news of the week for some reason.] Nintendo has a track record for including gende...
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My amazing adventures at BlizzCon 2011


Oct 27
// Chad Concelmo
I only had a few hours to spend at BlizzCon 2011 this past weekend, and I wanted to do as much fun stuff as possible in that very limited amount of time. I had already played StarCraft II and Diablo III (and don't regularly ...
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Blizzard under fire for homophobic Blizzcon video


Oct 27
// Jim Sterling
Blizzard has come under fire for featuring an interview with Cannibal Corpse frontman George Fisher during Blizzcon's closing concert. The video rolled partway through an Level 90 Epic Tauren Chieftain performance, in w...
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Same-sex marriage is coming to Skyrim


Aug 25
// Jim Sterling
It would appear that medieval-tinged fantasy worlds are more progressive than we are, as gay marriage is perfectly acceptable in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The news comes by way of Bethesda marketing man Pete Hines, who con...
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I'd stick my mushroom into THESE plumbers' Warp Pipes!


Jul 19
// Jim Sterling
Our lovely features editor Chad Concelmo said we needed more Hard Gay on Destructoid today and his handsome wish is my lowly command! What you're looking at are some physically delectable specimens of manhood dressed up like ...
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I'm sorry about this: Pokemen at Anime Expo


Jul 08
// Dale North
I apologize in advance. If you're one of those guys that clicks play before reading, I'm super sorry. This video is...wow. It comes from YouTube user acksonl, a guy that has gained some popularity by filming cosplay videos...
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The Unofficial Destructoid IRC has moved to Quakenet


Jun 28
// Maurice Tan
Our little community-run IRC channel has been active since 2007, and some years ago we moved from some server I don't even remember to Dynastynet. However, Dynastynet has been having some serious connections issues the past f...
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Earthworm Jim creator ... no friend to gay people?


May 28
// Jim Sterling
Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel is, apparently, a living parody of American bigotry. Recently, the artist made several amazing comments on the subject of Christianity, gay marriage, and why AMERICURRRR is the best damn co...
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The Destructoid Unofficial IRC guide


May 22
// Maurice Tan
[Important: We have moved from Dynastynet to Quakenet. Just use the info under "Basic Info" as server info for all steps of the guide. Registering yourself doesn't work via Nickserv on Quakenet, so use this as a guide instea...
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BioWare writer accused of negatively portraying gay folk


Mar 29
// Jim Sterling
BioWare writer David Gaider has upset people for daring to portray a gay character as anything but a flawless beacon of brilliance in Dragon Age 2. A petition for his firing has started up online, inspiring a counter-petition...
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Apple pulls 'Gay Cure' app after consumer petition


Mar 23
// Jim Sterling
Yesterday, news of an app that claimed to "cure" people of homosexuality enraged a fair few people, both in and out of the LGBT community. Responding to overwhelming consumer protest, Apple has decided to pull the app from th...
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Apple approves iOS App that 'cures homosexuality'


Mar 22
// Jim Sterling
I'm still picking pieces of my jaw up off the floor as I write this, but Apple has come under fire for allowing an App that claims to "cure" people of homosexuality. I can hardly believe this is the year 2011. Exodus Internat...
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BritToid Ep 7: Keep calm and home dip!


Feb 17
// Hollie Bennett
Ladies and gentlemen, we have successfully returned and are pleased to give you episode 7 of BritToid -- Destructoid's European-focused gaming podcast -- with a usual cast of Daniel Seto, Daniel Carniero, Sean Justi...
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Mega Man gets cozy in this modified fan art


Feb 16
// Jonathan Holmes
A little while back, I posted some official art from Capcom depicting Mega Man's female counterpart Roll lying around with a bunch of other versions of the character in a semi-cuddly, maybe-groping manner. The art was sold in...
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Microsoft bans Xbox Live user for living in Fort Gay


Sep 08
// Jim Sterling
Microsoft has had to apologize after banning a resident of Fort Gay due to the "offensive" nature of his location. Josh Moore is a resident of Fort Gay in West Virginia, but Microsoft decided it didn't need to verify that, an...
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And now, even more new Pokemon


Aug 07
// Jonathan Holmes
[Update: More Pokemon videos ahoy after the jump via GoNintendo and the PokemonNewsNetworkHD. We got some footage of the legendary Victini in battle, info on the game's story and characters, and the unveiling of even mo...
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Taiwanese MMO allows for gay marriage (yay!)


Apr 13
// Jim Sterling
Taiwanese MMORPG Runes of Magic has an update coming that allows players to get married and become "connected" with each other. The big news, however, is that that Runewaker Entertainment's Warcraft-esque game is going t...
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BioWare explains lack of gay sex in Mass Effect 2


Apr 06
// Jim Sterling
BioWare loves implied interspecies lesbianism, but has so far shied away from providing any man-on-man shenanigans. When asked why Mass Effect 2 lacks the option for gay sexual enterprises, the developer explained that the ga...
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Xbox Live just got a little bit more progressive this morning, with Microsoft proudly announcing that gamers are now allowed to share their sexual orientation in their profiles. Previously, you were not allowed to express sex...

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UR MR GAY? YA, I M, R U?


Feb 27
// Jim Sterling
Ian Malcolm of Jurassic Park fame once said life finds a way. He should have said life finds a gay, since that seems to be an even greater truth. At least on the Internet. You can put anything in front of your typic...
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BioWare upsetting gay folk again, censoring LGBT talk


Feb 01
// Jim Sterling
With the recent discovery of male-on-male sexual encounters in Dragon Age: Origins, talk about the portrayal of homosexuality in games and the general attitudes toward LGBT people within the industry has been enjoyed all over...
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The definition of sexy: Muscle March flex-a-holic video


Dec 21
// Jonathan Holmes
People often ask me "Jonathan, you own just about every videogame console made in the past twenty years. Why is that you play the Wii so damn much?" I usually just respond with a coy giggle and a slap on the wrist, but if I ...
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Nepotism FTW: Spirit Tracks has Mother 3's rope snake


Dec 04
// Jonathan Holmes
So I guess the Mother/Earthbound community has been talking about this for a while, but I didn't see the connection until this morning as I was cruising around the Game Watch Impress looking for news. LoZ: Spirit Tracks has b...
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Oh Infinity Ward, you so silly! Not content to cook up a big gay sh*tstorm with its notorious Modern Warfare 2 F.A.G.S commercial, it seems that Infinity Ward had to slip some homononsensical banter into the game itself. Yes...

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Does sexual orientation have a place in games?


Nov 10
// Anthony Burch
[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our...
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Hot mess? Atari to bring Project Runway game to the Wii


Oct 09
// Chad Concelmo
Ah, I bet you thought I was going to use “Make it work!” in the headline to describe the recent news that Atari is bringing a Project Runway game to the Wii. The popular phrase is the most well-known thing to come...
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Participate in the New Gaymer Survey


Oct 08
// Jim Sterling
Like videogames? Love sexual identity? Then you'll simply adore the "New Gaymer Survey," a study by Paul Nowak who aims to continue the work of the original "Gay Gamer" survey launched several years ago. T...
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Gay publication asks if games are getting gayer


Aug 27
// Jim Sterling
Following on from the Shadow Complex debate, the question is being raised as to whether or not games are becoming more accepting of homosexuality and gay issues. Gay publication The Advocate asks if games are getting gayer an...

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