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Nintendo's 2015 Wii U and 3DS release schedule


Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem still TBD
Jan 29
Steven already brought you the hardware and software sales figures that capped off Nintendo's 2014, so let's take a look at what's ahead for Japanese, European, and North American 3DS and Wii U players. It's release schedule ... read
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Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct to put rage-quitting players in 'jail'


Don't be that guy
Jan 30
In detailing an upcoming patch for Killer Instinct, developer Double Helix Games has broken down its plans for rage quitters. Players whose disconnect percentage rises above 15 percent in ranked multiplayer matches will be se... read
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World of Warcraft celebrates its seventh year next week


Nov 18
World of Warcraft turns seven this Wednesday, November 23. Of all the games to play for hours on end ahead of the ensuing family time during Thanksgiving, it might as well be this. Speaking of familial obligations, Blizzard i... read
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The crowd goes wild: Holdable maps shown in Minecraft


Apr 27
This image is bound to make many of you very happy. Minecraft designer Markus "Notch" Persson released it earlier today, along with this tweet: "Any resemblance to anything at all is coincidental." Well, that's reassuring. Th... read
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The iPad2 was released two days ago and is not without critical acclaim. Some have even gone as far as calling it the Holy Grail of computing. Praise comes easy: It's thinner than an iPhone4 (WTF!), lighter than its predecess... read feature

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Cut the Rope goes romantic with new update


Feb 09
To celebrate the most candid of holidays and to say "thank you" for over six million downloads, Chillingo the publishers behind leading iOS game Cut the Rope, will be giving owners a Valentines themed update. The update will... read
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Pachter: Incorrect once a week, only fanboys care


Dec 24
Industry analyst Michael "shiny testes" Pachter is a little bit tired of gamers arguing over his words. While he admits he doesn't seem to go a week without being incorrect, he defends himself in Game Informer by saying that ... read
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Dtoid (the show) week 6: Donkey Kong Returns TO THE RAVE


Nov 21
We up and done did another 3 episodes of the Destructoid (the show). We started off the week weird and low key with an episode from the future, and by Friday, we had slowly lost our minds with a Sesame Street-inspired dance p... read
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If you've ever packed into a sweaty hotel with all of your nerdy friends at PAX you've probably come to know one fact of life: you're going to lose something.  Virginity aside, one guy will end up with your laptop charge... read feature

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Netflix PS3 streaming discs to become garbage by October


Jul 21
In the grand scheme of things, having to use a disc to stream Netflix-flavored movie magic to your PlayStation 3 is, well, about as high on the list as needing to point your TV remote in every conceivable direction before the... read
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Monday Mind Teasers: Starmageddon


Mar 01
After last week's Blosics 2 physics box bonanza I was in the mood for a dark and deep puzzle adventure game this week, but Gateway ended up being way too short, and its sequel is barely more than a buggy remake. So this ... read
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Monday Mind Teasers: Robot Unicorn Attack


Feb 08
Yes, you read that correct. This week's Monday Masculinity Teaser is none other than the famous phantasmagorical stallion sidescroller game, Robot Unicorn Attack. It's already sold 2 million copies worldwide, won three Game o... read
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Star Trek Online doesn't need WoW players to succeed


Feb 06
World of Warcraft may be the biggest MMO around, but you don't have to take it on to succeed. Cryptic, the folks behind Star Trek Online, certainly feel that way. Said Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich: "We think we've m... read
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The VGAs: Tribute to gaming or exercise in self-loathing?


Dec 12
[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... read
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IBM to kill off the Cell processor (updated)


Nov 26
I thought long and hard about a Thanksgiving-related pun to use in this header, but in the end I couldn't find anything to fit in the title box. Thus, I shall try to put the puns in here. So, chipmaker IBM is looked like it w... read
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Star Ocean: The Last Hope gets a 360 Collector's Edition


May 27
You know that dirty trick game companies sometimes pull where they put out a game, and then a few months later they announce some collector's edition or enhanced version with extra stuff you didn't get in the copy you bought ... read
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Ever wonder how much videogame castles are worth? Uh, seriously? Why?


Mar 04
Confession time: I watch entirely too many house flipping and home buying TV shows. Some of you might argue that watching anything more than an accidental 10 seconds from channel surfing is probably entirely too much, and I c... read
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Bet your life away with a new videogame-oriented gambling website


Nov 25
Woody Levin, founder of videogame gambling website BringIt, is willing to bet that gamers are a particularly festive bunch that enjoy blowing wads of cash in small competitions of skill. In a recent interview with ESPNMag, Le... read
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Kojima: Someone else make MGS5 ... please


Sep 26
Every single entry in the Metal Gear Solid series (barring the first) has been Hideo Kojima's "last" MGS. He claims he'll step away from the series every time but it seems like a compulsion for him -- like kleptoman... read
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Crisis averted: Dead Space will let you pause after all


Mar 11
You might recall about a month ago when Nick Chester told us about the possibility of Dead Space completely lacking the ability to pause. Many of you shared your disgust at such a thought, and rightfully so. I mean, someone h... read
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McDonald's blames fat kids on videogames


Jan 08
If you felt that today was lacking a few ironic laughs, you'll be pleased to know that Steve Easterbrook, the chief executive for McDonald's UK, has recently blamed videogames and TV for child obesity. While he quasi-admitted... read
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GameSpot freelancer quits over Gerstmann debacle


Jan 05
When Jeff Gerstmann was alledgedly fired from GameSpot for writing a damning review of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, the predictable happened: The Internet gaming community was in uproar for all of a few days and then promptly ... read
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A review of Halo 3.


Oct 13
It’s been several days since I completed Halo 3’s co-op campaign.  Reviews by other writers say that this was the least successful part of the game, and that multiplayer is where the thing really shines. ... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: general tips


Oct 10
Welcome to the last entry in our "blah blah blah Team Fortress 2 blah" daily series. The Orange Box came out today, so if you can be arsed to read this, I shall be truly surprised.Having tackled every class individ... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Spy


Oct 09
This is our second-to-last "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" article, and that can only mean one thing; The Orange Box comes out tomorrow. Thus far, we've tackled every class but one -- the Spy. My ... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Medic


Oct 08
This is part seven of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" -- yet, interestingly enough, it is the only installment which opens with a selection from a recent Doctor Who episode ins... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Pyro


Oct 07
We're up to part seven of our ten-part series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2." Three days until The Orange Box, bay-bay.Today's article examines the Pyro, a class which has been the subject of co... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Demoman


Oct 06
Hey, look -- it's part eight of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2," wherein we dispense advice of questionable worth and validity for each day leading up to the release of The Oran... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Heavy Weapons Guy


Oct 05
Still your hearts, my handsome gals -- we're halfway through our ten-part "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series. You know what that means; only five more days until The Orange Box! Today, we highlight the Heavy Weapons Guy, a character who literally needs no introduction.So, I won't write one.  read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Sniper


Oct 04
Welcome to part four of ten in our "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series, which started this Monday and will end on October 10th with the release of The Orange Box. The Sniper is perhaps the... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Soldier


Oct 03
Booyah -- it's part three of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2," started Monday and leading up to the official release of The Orange Box.Today, we look at the soldier: an all-purpo... read
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Engineer


Oct 02
Part two of our ten-part "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series (starting yesterday, and working up to the official launch of The Orange Box) tackles the Engineer.A truly indispensable member of t... read






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