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Super Meat Boy's second boss is an adorable nightmare

When I first saw the World 1 boss of Super Meat Boy, I just assumed that the game would have you to going up against one of Dr. Fetus's giant machines on a semi-regular basis. That's how Dr Wily and Dr Robotnik roll, so why would Dr Fetus b...

 
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J-rock hinted at for Rock Band, Japan version mostly dead

You know, it has been almost two years since Harmonix made the announcement of a Japanese version of Rock Band. Co-developed with Q-Entertainment, Rock Band: Japan was going to be the grand cash-in to the land of moonspeak. Since then, noth...

 
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Guitar Hero 6 set list possibly leaked, no surprises

When it come to Guitar Hero 6 I don't think most of the people picking it up are going to be trying to find a revolutionary new title that shakes things up. Rather, they want more of the same gameplay that has stayed with the franchise sinc...

 
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'Splosion Man's theme song now up on Rock Band Network

It's wild stuff like this that has me craving Rock Band Network so desperately. The theme song to Twisted Pixel's 'Splosion Man has been authored for RBN, which means we may potentially see it as a playable song in Rock Band down the road. ...

 
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I don't watch Late Night at all, so far be it from me to pass judgment on the quality of the show, but if this is how Fallon runs all his interviews it has to be the most awkward show in the world. When Tim Schafer is on your...   read

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EA Denmark lets Brutal Legend soundtrack slip (Update)

I don't know if the soundtrack for a game has every truly been "hotly anticipated," but if one had to choose the most "hotly anticipated" soundtrack to a game ever it might just be Brütal Legend's as the entire game...

 
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Gorillaz, Janis Joplin and more come to Rock Band

I haven't been excited for any of the recent Rock Band DLC, but today's announcement pretty much turns that around 180 degrees. August 11th, a Gorillaz three pack will come to Rock Band featuring "Clint Eastwood", "Feel Good ...

 
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17 minutes of Brutal Legend with Tim Schafer

We at Destructoid cannot get enough of Brütal Legend. Everything about this game is going to be so awesome! A new video for the game was released and it shows off the first 17 minutes of the game. All of this was covered in our previe...

 
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Nevermind the bad news, Brtal Legend definitely still rocks

Just a scant few posts down we brought you all some unfortunate Brütal Legend news. You probably read it and felt your ability to head bang for five minutes straight slowly seep away. Fear not! We bring head banging rejuvenation, proof...

 
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More troubles for Brutal Legend

Bear with me here; my metal knowledge begins and ends with the word "metal." So Ronnie James Dio was going to be in Brütal Legend, since he's a metal legend and all and the game is about metal music. Also a metal legend is Oz...

 
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Here is who you'll rock with when you rock with GH5

Eager to find out what bands will be shipping with Guitar Hero 5? According to NME the headlining bands will include the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, Nirvana, Blur, Gorillaz, Bob Dylan and a crap ton more that are listed after the jump. We ...

 
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Any excuse to post about 'The Touch'

We've already reported the rumor that "The Touch" would be coming to Guitar Hero at some point. However, everyone out there preparing to relive their childhood better take a moment and sit down. The Tom and Dan podcast has reporte...

 
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The pioneer of shock rock is finally coming to Rock Band. In the Rock Band community mailer today, Harmonix announced a ton of awesome Alice Cooper content that will be dropping into the Rock Band store next week! SQUEEEE!The...   read

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Guitar Hero: Smash Hits features songs you've heard

Activision knows what it is doing, that much is clear. For anyone who doesn't know about DLC or Rock Band -- which is, in all probability, a large chunk of the population -- Guitar Hero: Smash Hits is going to be like some sort of rock n' r...

 
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Here is your almost-look at what the Aliens RPG looked like

It was a sad day when we heard that the Aliens RPG had been canceled, but now we're going to compound your sorrow by pointing you towards some concept art for the mysterious project.After talking with Nick about the Dirty Harry game that co...

 
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King Diamond confirmed for Guitar Hero Metallica

When I was about eleven years old, my aunt and uncle had a friend named Chris that was the only guy I knew at the time who liked videogames AND heavy metal -- the guy was pretty much a total badass. When he sat me down and played King Diamo...

 
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Calling all plastic guitar jockeys: Activision wants to put you in Guitar Hero

Class clowns, singers, gymnasts, flexible accountants and pyromaniacs: listen up.  Activision has launched www.releaseyourrockstar.com and looking for some freak-nasty Guitar Hero home video performances for a chance to win stuff! (as ...

 
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From babyz to groupiez: Ubisoft announces Imagine Rock Star for Nintendo DS

If anyone has watched VH1's Rock of Love -- a show where Poison frontman Brett Michaels tries to pick a girlfriend from a gaggle of strippers and other assorted slutty adult industry-types -- one thing is clear: you probably don't want your...

 
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Activision sponsors Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has new sponsorship from the makers of Guitar Hero. How fitting!  "Where there's music, there's Guitar Hero, and there are countless Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees who've appeared in...

 
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EA hasn't forgotten about Road Rash fans, but what's the hold up?

Sorry SNES fans, but do you recall all of the great games that the Sega Genesis used to offer? A few come to mind, but one of my personal favorites was an old EA title called Road Rash. It was one of those games that two people could play t...

 
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Boston, Foreigner, and Journey come to Guitar Hero 3

Rejoice guitar heroes, for today marks the release of the greatest Guitar Hero III downloadable content yet! Available on the Xbox Live Marketplace right now, the Classic Rock Track Pack can be yours for 500 Microsoft Points.The songs inclu...

 
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Rock Band characters are the new Miis, this time with more cowbell

When the Wii debuted a year ago, Nintendo put an entirely new demographic of gamers' undergarments in a twist over the simple yet extremely customizable Miis. The Miis were revolutionary to this extent, providing a basic and easy to use int...

 
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All Hands On Rock Band: Carrie Brownstein's Slate review

Sleater-Kinney is sort of an institution in my part of the world. See, they began in this tiny Northwest microculture and since then have gone on to the sort of bizarre limbo of indie groups where they're simultaneously unknown and widely b...

 
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Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 site live: Fillerween is a glorious day!

Today is so slow that we bring you the stunning revelation that the website for the upcoming Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 is now live. At the site you can find pictures, your traditional Web 2.0-style intro and more of that bunny thing that seem...

 
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DDR Universe 2 Official songlist released

Mixing in a handful of familiar titles such as Franz Ferdinand's "Take Me Out" and Herbie Hancock's "Rockit" (OMG SO GOOD) with the usual slew of insanely happy dance tracks, DDR Universe 2 is back and ready to get you j...

 
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Rock Band social networking Web site revealed, release date slightly bumped up

Social networking sites are all the rage, and so is Harmonix's upcoming Rock Band, so the marriage of the two just makes sense. Today, the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company revealed detailed plans for ROCKBAND.com, which will include i...

 
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Rock Band achievements reveal what you'll be doing for the next six months

When I picked up an Xbox 360 at launch, I was giddy over the idea of achievement points. I even vowed that I would not stop playing a game until I had completed all of the achievement tasks; this quickly went to hell when I finished Condemn...

 
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Brutal Legend trailer contains more metal than the human race can handle

I'm not this drooling Tenacious D/Jack Black fan, and I'm not exactly sure what the connection between him and Tim Schafer's Double Fine is, but I'll tell you what: This trailer for the upcoming Brutal Legend is ... man. Wow. I'm speechless...

 
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Hands-on with Guitar Hero 3: Legends of Rock for the Wii

So how am I supposed to do write-up on a Guitar Hero game? Everyone has either played it or know of the concept -- you press five colored buttons, flip a switch up and down and pretend you're actually playing a guitar. Actually, that's pret...

 
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17 new tracks announced for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock

It looks like the rumors were true, for the most part anyway! Activision just sent over a press release announcing 17 new tracks which add up to about 60 tracks in total. Comparing this to the rumor list though, there's still about 13 track...

 

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Lets see what todays quest is in Stardew

 
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Not sure why, but I get antsy when the devs of an indie game are in the comment section of an article about said

 
Pixie The Fairy

I went with this

 
Nathan D

Tis but a scratch!

 
KeithTheGeek

That feel when you get the sick 0-to-death but then your net cuts out preventing you from saving the

 
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Finally got Starfox! The controls are REALLy jarring, Im doing training mode a couple times to try to get used to I really hope o can get used to it, Ive waited so long for another Star Fox game

 
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Starting tomorrow Ill essentially have $35 in my Do I go the $13 route (I own SSFIV already but not on the I also cant use the WiiU games), or just beat-the-average?

 
ikiryou

Well, my happy-go-lucky new job is probably going out the door, thanks to the mathematically-challenged temp before me who farked up the warehouse So long sexy forklift/Aliens cosplay

 
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I guess U-verse has internet data caps now, but if you have a TV plan with them it remains Even though mine will be unlimited this still pisses me Its the principal of the

 
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So far today I have fallen through a ceiling, and hit my head on a sink on the way Blacked out, and woke up to find myself in the womens restroom that is full of One woman was pushing my head with her foot to see if I was still

 
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I want to write a blog and have been doing some has eventually led me to an article on a certain my naivete I checked the comments for opinions and inspiration only to be reminded why I dont go there

 
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Wooow were getting a the punisher series!

 
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I was out with a friend in the city centre today and realised its kind of really fun to listen to nearby conversations between other The amount of dumb its So many people are dumb and quite amusing to listen

 
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So after just finishing every previous Star Fox game made before Zero, and having now just played through the first 4 missions of What the fuck is wrong with people? This game is absolutely Pro Tip: Go to training Get

 
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