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#Internet Matlocks

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Game-within-a-game hinted at for Splatoon

Splatoon is shaping up to be Nintendo's most bold and explosive new intellectual properties in recent memory. Nintendo is often accused of never publishing new I.P., though these accusations are often coming from folks who only take notice ...

 
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The world can be a difficult place. Even if it looks like you have everything going for you on paper, it can feel like everyone is against you in practice. As a young, attractive, Caucasian millionaire once said, "Have you ev...   read

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Microsoft obtains rights to Xbox 8 domain names

Cheng Juan of China had snapped up some Xbox-related domain names like Xbox8.org and xbox8.us, as well as crappier ones like xboxcompanion.com, xboxlivetv.com, xboxphone.com, and xboxtablet.com. Microsoft wanted them back, of course, a...

 
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Nintendo finally locks down SuperMario.com 25 years later

Ha! Nice timing, Nintendo. Nintendo issued a complaint last August with the World Intellectual Property Organization over SuperMario.com, as someone else held the rights. Who was it? Bowser? What's funny is that they just started working on...

 
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Do you have AT&T and have PlayStation Network issues?

Some readers have made us aware that AT&T customers are having download issues when pulling down some types of content on Sony's PlayStation Network. From what we hear, the problems started a couple of weeks ago. It seems that videos...

 
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PAX 10: Wakfu interview gets teen girls feeling fantastic

I'd never heard of Wakfu until seconds before this interview. I did know a little about Dofus, Wakfu's prequel, but only because Niero has a Dofus art book on his coffee table. Other than that, I was flying blind on this one. By the time t...

 
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PS Jailbreak PS3 mod chip orders open, related warnings

We recently told you about the PS Jailbreak USB PS3 mod chip that lets you rip/copy/backup games to your internal harddrive or another external and then run them. Some doubted its existence, but now it's actually selling. Get your orders in...

 
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What is Red Faction Battlegrounds?

I don't know what Red Faction Battlegrounds is, but it is a thing. THQ registered a website domain for this name on August 10th. The name makes me think of a light version of a franchise game, but don't take that to heart. It could be some ...

 
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Arkham City was in Batman: AA all along (well, kind of)

I was one of those crazy people who did everything there was to do in Batman: Arkham Asylum; or so I thought. Game Informer has rocked my world by posting about the secret room of Warden Quincy Sharp. It's so secret, you literally have to t...

 
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Monday Mind Teasers: Not Pr0n

Last week's trip down mind teaser memory lane brought us back to the clicking nightmare known as Crimson Room. Now that some of us have escaped once again with our sanities intact, we run in fear to the first door we can find, screaming to ...

 
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Monday Mind Teasers: Crimson Room

[UPDATE] The old link is broken. You can play Crimson Room here now (or at least until this link stops working too). "Ahhhh!" "The horror!" "Minimize in fear!" These screams might well describe your reaction to this game back in 2004 when i...

 
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Why you can't play Hulu on your PS3

I watch all my television on my computer by hooking it up to my television through an HDMI cable. At this point there just isn't any point to watching TV "live" since everyone can get everything over the web whenever they want, an...

 
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E3 09: Tatsunoko Vs Capcom video interview

Got a butt-kicking interview here with Capcom's Seth Killian on the development and localization of Tatsunoko Vs Capcom, and a little bonus stuff with Napoleon Dynamite's Jon Heder at the end. I'm still pissed/jealous that Heder got a T Vs ...

 
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GameDaily BIZ leaves AOL, launches IndustryGamers.com

GameDaily BIZ will become IndustryGamers.com, a new site created Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of of the new site, James Brightman, and the fine folks at Hammersuit LLC, who has ties with the fine site that you're currently reading, as wel...

 
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Fake Watch: On-going April Fool's 2009 hoax list

Oh, Internets. You and your silly April Fool's Day jokes. We would never do anything like that. We're far too serious. To combat this nonsense, Destructoid has collected all the April Fool's Day hoaxes we could find as a public service, pre...

 
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Modern Warfare 2 teaser deciphered: What does it all mean?

That was fast. It was only last night that Infinity Ward gave us our very first glimpse of the latest installment in the Call of Duty series, Modern Warfare 2 (which is apparently missing "CoD" from its name?), and already the Int...

 
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Sony takes on Internet Explorer, claims the PS3 outpaces IE7

Oh Sony and Microsoft, can't you just get along? Sony is claiming that the PlayStation 3's 2.5 firmware update will allow it to browse the Internet faster than Internet Explorer 7, along with some shiny Flash 9 support. Take that Microsoft,...

 
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Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Matlockery: Tastunoko Vs Capcom to become Marvel Vs Capcom 3?

As many long time gamers know, Capcom used to hold the rights to create games based on Marvel comics. It was at that time that they created what is perhaps the greatest cross-over fighting game of all time. Marvel Vs Capcom 2; a triple tag ...

 
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Mega Man Matlockery: The Mega Man 9/ZX Advent boss connections

Like a lot of retro-philes out there, I'm currently pre-occupied with this coming Monday and it's promise of Mega Man 9 on WiiWare. To help alleviate my anticipation, I've been replaying all my favorite Mega Man games over again, including ...

 
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DLC file reveals unannounced Rock Band songs, Internet Matlocks win again

The Internet Matlocks are at it again, this time extracting a file from a recent Rock Band DLC pack. While I'm not even sure what would possess you to do this (or better yet, how you would do this), the results appear to be an eye-opening l...

 
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Though parts three, four, and five lack the creepy stalker talk that made part two such a delightful read, these latest installments in a series of ongoing interviews between Nintendo of Japan President Satoru Iwata and Super...   read

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Rumortoid: Is a mysterious new Castlevania game in the works?

The above images were apparently posted by a member of the Castlevania team on the GameFAQs forums minutes before the thread mysteriously disappeared.Hmmmm. If the screen grabs are real, they obviously prove there is a new Cas...

 
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Smash Bros Brawl's Japanese Instruction Booklet hits the Internet?

Well, we had to expect that this to would happen. Super Smash Bros Brawl, now set for release in Japan on Jan. 31st, has suffered it's first leak of physical evidence of proving it's actual, factual existence. Super Smash Bros Brawl is real...

 
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What the hell is the Olduvai Theory and, more importantly, who founded it? Beats me, but I bet you'd like to know because the right answer could score you a free game, an Xbox 360 Premium console, or some spiffy swag. This mo...   read

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Internet Matlockery: Gears of War 2 at GDC?

The Team Xbox boys are putting on their Internet detective hats and are suggesting that Epic is going to be announcing Gears of War 2 at this year's Games Developers Conference. The GDC can be a good source of pre-E3 fanboy material, and wi...

 
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Speculation: Final Fantasy Versus XIII may garner Mature rating

Like an army of tiny beetles, the murmurs skittered across the internet late Monday night: Final Fantasy Versus XIII may have a Mature rating, the first Final Fantasy to ever carry that stamp upon its cover. Could it be true? Having no othe...

 
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Gerstmann still likes videogame journalism: Speaks with Joystiq

Joystiq has finally coaxed some words out of Jeff Gerstmann, the now notorious Gamespot editor who found himself fired after angering Eidos with the "tone" used to review Kane & Lynch: Dead Men. While he is still unable to dir...

 
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Sony: faulty hardware rumor of 40GB PS3 baseless, reeks of shoddy journalism

Acting quickly to quell the nasty rumor originating from the Dutch gaming site Gamed.nl that the already somewhat controversial 40GB PlayStation 3 has a whopping 40% failure rate, comes official word from Sony (along with a not so subtle ja...

 
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Ex-Harmonix developer lays down a nasty track concerning the PS3

Depending on who you ask, the PlayStation 3 is either potentially the console equivalent of the second coming of Christ -- or one of the biggest travesties in the history of consoles. Although I'm still in the "let's wait and see categ...

 
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Okami for Wii = Internet WAAAAR!

Everybody knows that the Internet is serious business, and nobody knows that better than Capcom, it seems. After the news broke about Okami heading to the Wii, many fans were ecstatic, but a fair number were far more cynical in their apprai...

 

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Destructoid reviews editor, responsible for running and maintaining the cutting edge videogame critique that people ignore because all they want to see are the scores at the end. Also a regular f...

 

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Hitman: Sapienza"Molto buono"

 

The Climb"You rock, rock"

 

Soda Drinker Pro"Like explaining an inside joke to someone else"

 

King's Quest: Once Upon a Climb"A tale of two princesses"

 

Stories: The Path of Destinies"Choose your own adventure/death"

 

Koi"Fish out of water"

 

Severed"Cut my life into pieces / Slash into me"

 

ZEN Pinball 2: Aliens vs. Pinball"Not the Alien's most terrifying incarnation"

 

Alienation"Welcome to Earth"

 
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DISCUSSIONS | setupPosts by everyone - post yours

SeymourDuncan17

Happy First of May! I did a thing about

 
Shinta

I hope you are all putting in ample time into Nioh before the demo expires on I expect you all to master stance changes and report back with your Class

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Doom 2016 datamine reveals a lot of stuff that makes me DLC, modtools public wont see, maybe some sort of sprinting system :/

 
Lex

Playing DoomRL again reminds me that the dev should continue to work on AliensRL and Derek should provide the tileset Yes Im an

 
Nekrosys

Id like to remind you all that we live in a world where Dr Nefarious rule 34 Truly, this is a just One that is great and One that Im proud to live

 
lokhe

Pyromancy + Bastard Sword? Yeah I can work with Neat

 
Luca Blight

After seeing Nathan D finding out things like I decided to keep an eye out and just out that Chairman Drek is a literal It took 14 years to realize Me is smart

 
ZombZ

Anyone interested in an PC Open Beta Key for Overwatch? First come first

 
Jed Whitaker

Ive been sick and trapped in How have you been lovely readers?

 
Deadgar64

Thinking about what to game to get to test-drive out the new graphics card when it suggestions?

 
StriderHoang

Space Patrol Luluco is a OVER JUSTICE! JUSTICE IS OVER! OVER JUDGEMENT GUN MORPHING! FIRE FROM FIRE!

 
Parismio

Ok yknow what screw Im saving anri!

 
Nekrosys

Going to be honest; after playing around a little more with Star Fox Zero, I actually find myself both adjusting to and liking the control The tutorial was kind of crap, but the game itself is nowhere near as bad as some of the reviews have

 
jak2364

Tfw Valve still gives you a refund even though you went over 2 hours played on a buggy piece of

 
WryGuy

That awkward, awkward moment when you realize you should not let your neighbor ever find out youre half

 
Ein on Shrooms

Why is resting bitch face such a turn on? (Plus so is Aubrey

 
OverlordZetta

Ive officially had enough internet for the

 
AvtrSpirit

Im And Im just really feeling the transformative powers of Sure, in real life Im not all But right now Im a super hot Ghost killing newbs in Heroes of the I rock!

 
Dreamweaver

I did it! I finally killed that bastard Pontiff in Dark Souls III! Admittedly it took me over two dozen tries, and I think I got extremely lucky near the end when he didnt attack me much, but I solod it at SL 41 with only +2 weapons, no shields! Yay! :D

 
OverlordZetta

Panty and Stocking aired in Six years I swear it doesnt feel like its been that Guys, I think I need to lie down for a Have some expletives while I contemplate my

 
Gamemaniac3434
 
hlarge4

Alienation is a fun time, yall

 
Parismio

Mmmm Yes! Quality

 
KingSigy

I forgot how fucking awesome DJ Hero I still cant quite 5 star all the songs on Expert in the first game, but I always preferred the

 
Gundy

I hate training new Not because I think its a pain, but because my job is 90% There is almost nothing to train the new guys in until they get the permissions to use the ordering

 
Torchman

Real talk Do want to write an Ask Me Anything blog, to help boredom during the Although I may ignore touchy LEAVE YOUR QUESTIONS IN THE

 
Parismio

Fuck you Pontiff! Now for that other boss in the Hope I can stil

 
Samsneeze

Actual footage from Hoshido mere moments

 
DSBrad

Anyone still playing Guitar Hero Live out there? Is there anyway to get leaderboards to load Take a good 10-15 seconds on each song to see them for me on

 
Fuzunga

Ill be honest, Im not really into cat I just already happened to like Blake and then it turned out that she had cat Thats how they get you, I

 

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