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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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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Scout


Oct 01
Welcome, one and all, to the first installment of our ten-part "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series. Starting today, and working up to the official launch of The Orange Box, we'll be dishing out... read
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Call of Duty 4 beta level cap to be increased this Friday


Sep 06
The Call of Duty 4 beta is about to get a whole lot more exciting thanks to a brand new level cap (16). It's coming tomorrow morning and will allow for new weapons, perks, and more. If you are participating in the beta and ha... read
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Myst DS is coming Fall 2007


Jul 28
Every time I see a screen from a MYST game (especially the first), I get a little tingle of nostalgia and want to boot it up and play it all again from the very beginning. The series made a big impact on me as a gamer, being ... read
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Confirmed: Peter Moore leaving Microsoft, replaced by Don Mattrick


Jul 17
You've doubtless all heard the rumors by now, but we at Destructoid like to wait until we have something tangible before we mash our hands on the keyboards in an attempt to be first with news. That confirmation is now out... read
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Olivia Munn is good for Men's Health


Jul 13
Olivia Munn is good for Men's Health, especially when she's frolicking around in a bikini. The better (looking) half of G4's Attack of the Show's host team (sorry, no offense Kevin P.) did a photo shoot for M... read
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Ivy puts her back into it


Jul 09
Fair Warning: This video would, in no way, be considered 'safe for work'. Also, even within 'safe' boundaries, you might want to turn the sound down. This video feels very timely. It may have something to d... read
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The mighty PS2 continues to trim down, after all this time


Jul 08
After getting wind of this piece of news, I don't know whether to pat Sony on the back, or make a spectacle of the whole thing. While the PlayStation 3 is still floundering about just trying to find it's legs af... read
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Plans to classify gaming addicts as basket cases opposed by experts


Jun 25
A short while ago, I reported that gaming addiction could well be classified as a mental disorder if certain misguided folks had their way. Today however, Reuters relays that not only is the American Psychiatric Associatio... read






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