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Silent Hill: Book of Memories trailer concerns me


Aug 19
// Dale North
I'm usually against the guy that's resistant to change, but I don't love where Konami is letting the Silent Hill franchise go to.  Here's what Tomm Hulett, Senior Associate Producer for upcoming PS Vita game Silent...
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Silent Hill: Book of Memories is top-down multiplayer


Aug 17
// Dale North
Top-down. Top-down multiplayer. Fine for convertibles or strippers, but for the Silent Hill franchise? At their gamescom press conference, Konami showed off their newest Silent Hill game, Book of Memories, made by WayForward ...
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Sony provides status update on PlayStation Network


Apr 23
// Jordan Devore
On the PlayStation Blog, Sony has issued a new statement regarding the recent PlayStation Network and Qriocity downtime. Resolving the situation is likely going to take longer than we initially thought, although work is being...
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[Update] Resident Evil: Begins [not]unveiled as a prequel


Apr 02
// Maurice Tan
[Update: It was an April Fools joke after all. Well played BD/DP] Bloody Disgusting's Dead Pixels guys revealed that the new Resident Evil movie is a prequel/reboot called Resident Evil: Begins. This story has been picked up ...
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Dtoid (the show): Smurfcraft, Headshots, and Bieber


Nov 15
// Jonathan Holmes
Sometimes you can't shoot your internet TV show. Maybe the studio is getting fumigated, or maybe you're stranded in Mexico with no way home. A lot of stuff can happen. That's why we need time machines. On this very special e...
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E3 10: Precious moments with a booth babe


Jun 18
// Jonathan Holmes
While wandering the E3 show floor, you will see a men touch women that he doesn't know. You will see this many, many times. You will see them touch these women for a few seconds, usually by wrapping his arm around her. Then,...
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E3 10: A wild Reggie appears!


Jun 16
// Jonathan Holmes
I forgot how easy it is to run into famous people at E3, especially near bathrooms. In this video, we discover the toileting habits of one of the most powerful men in the videogame industry. I really hope Reggie never sees t...
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So, Lara Croft is an isometric arcade co-op platformer


Mar 06
// Jim Sterling
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is an isometric arcade platformer. How about that? Didn't see that one coming, did you? Tomb Raider may be responsible for helping to craft the third-person action/adventure, but it seems ...
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MLB 2K10 videos have baseball in them


Feb 22
// Matthew Razak
After many years of research I have concluded that watching baseball is only enjoyable at the stadium, with friends, while consuming large amounts of beer and overpriced food. This is because you don't have to pay attention ...
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Agarest War's limited edition is blatantly better on 360


Jan 27
// Josh Tolentino
[As posted on Japanator] And not just "better." Way better, and for several reasons I'm just going to list down right here: It exists. The PS3 version of Agarest War is a PSN download, but the 360 version is a disc release. ...
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Heavy Rain collector's edition not coming to US


Jan 07
// Jim Sterling
If you saw our post about the Heavy Rain collector's edition a few weeks ago and got excited, you better hope you're living in Britain. Sony has confirmed that the United States will not be getting its hands on the special ve...
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Here's a (pretty much) direct transcript of the final moments of my recent conversation with Capcom's Seth Killian- Me-"There are rumors going around that March's Mega Man 10 will have a co-op mode, and that Bass will be the ...

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Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto would definitely know what Nintendo's next big thing looks like, so we'll take his musings on what the next Nintendo console would look and be like to heart.He tells Gamasutra that Nintendo hasn't ...

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This has not been a good year when it comes to delays on the games we're really hoping for. News that BioShock 2 was pushed back hit recently, Splinter Cell Conviction and Red Steel 2 have also been pushed back, and at this r...

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No, seriously: Pimp yourself out in Space Invaders bling


Jun 10
// Colette Bennett
Are you ready to get ICED OUT? Blingvaders now offers the hippest new gear for wannabe pimps in the form of the "Iced out Space Invaders neck chain". Yours for just twenty dollars in faux silver or gold, you can sho...
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E3 09: PS3/360 video recap part one (with PSP bonus levels)


Jun 09
// Jonathan Holmes
I have the feeling that I missed a lot of best PS3/360 games at this year's E3. Shadow Complex and PixelJunk Shooter were supposedly on the show floor, but I never saw them, despite looking high and low for them all three day...
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E3 09: Wii Vitality Sensor announced, no one knows why


Jun 02
// Colette Bennett
Nintendo has already announced several really promising titles in this morning's press conference (the liveblog is still going on here), and in the excitement of the announcement for Metroid: Other M this will probably be for...
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Screw optimism: a Shadow of the Colossus movie is a BAD idea


Apr 09
// Chad Concelmo
I am the most positive and forgiving person on the planet. When I got punched in the face by a bully in the 5th grade I actually apologized to him for hurting his fist on my large pumpkin head. Then I proceeded to check on hi...
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Faith and a .45 officially on hold, tears officially shed


Jan 30
// Jim Sterling
Many of you may have forgotten the promising Faith and a .45, a depression-era co-op game from the same outfit that brought us Total Overdose. Its unique setting and Bonnie & Clyde-esque characters made this game incredib...
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Gore Verbinski is the new Uwe Boll: 'Pirates' director to take on Second Life


Dec 20
// Chad Concelmo
First BioShock and now Second Life? It looks like director Gore Verbinski has found a new calling in life!According to recent reports in Variety, the Pirates of the Caribbean director has just signed on to direct a movie base...
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Five design decisions that put the suck into Populous DS


Nov 20
// Niero Desu
Populous DS had promise.  The Molyneux classic primarily involved pointing and clicking, so this game should have translated beautifully with stylus controls on the DS platform. Instead, playing this game is like trying ...
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Wow, I can't wait: Pac-Man movie is a go


May 22
// Colette Bennett
I'm generally testy about the topic of videogames being made into movies, as they are rarely much better than spending the night gazing into the ass of a horse. I have to admit, however, I'm beyond testy over the news that ru...
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Haze will require a 4GB+ install, will run in sub-HD 1024x576


May 19
// Niero Desu
As Hamza just noted, Haze hits this week, and the developers have been busy answering questions on the Ubi forum. To our surprise, the May 16 update reveals two ugly technical facts about the game: a rather large required ins...
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More Vii for you: another Wii knockoff hits the scene


May 09
// Colette Bennett
We had a giggle over the Vii last year, but like any massively popular icon of pop culture, the ripoffs are far from over. We spied this recent imitator over at Engadget, with comes with a slew of vaguely identifiable acessor...
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NewsBlaster proves that tragedy can be fun!


May 05
// Chad Concelmo
More than a year ago, we here at Destructoid told you about NewsBreaker, a Breakout-type game the MSNBC Web site created to get younger people to read its news. The concept was simple: hit a brick, get a news he...
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Man confesses to sexing picnic table, God of War videogame is clearly to blame


Apr 01
// Colette Bennett
Some people enjoy sitting on the porch and discussing the antics of neighborhood hooligans, trading what will they think of nexts while they ogle passerby for the next potential source of gossip. The Porch Patrol may think th...
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The moron strikes again: Uwe Boll says games have no story


Jan 25
// Colette Bennett
There's a difference between looking like a moron and just being stupid. Uwe Boll has crossed that line with his usual dignity and aplomb many a time, and each time I hope without reason it may be his last. In a recent interv...
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Guinness 'Guitar Hero Relay Marathon' frightens and confuses


Jan 07
// Nick Chester
I think it's safe to say that I like to play videogames; I wouldn't be here writing this if I didn't. And I'm all for competition, be it professional first-person shooter play or more casual play in someone's living room. But...
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More painful than dying in a fire: Alvin and the Chipmunks on the Wii


Dec 27
// Niero Desu
What's harder? (A) Producing a popular cartoon show for nearly 30 years about a trio of fat-faced high-pitched maladjusted chipmunks and their three whiny rodent girlfriends or (B) Producing a single good video game about the...
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PC World names the most offensive games of 2007


Dec 26
// Colette Bennett
2007 was a banner years for gaming, but that doesn't mean that tripe isn't being turned out at an equal pace. Some crappy games are hilarious though, and I think my world would be a different place without them. PC World has ...

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