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The REAL political debate of the year
This year, two reigning incumbents are looking to win themselves a second term of power. I am, of course, talking about president-elect of the United States, Barack Obama, and president-man of the eighth console gen... read feature

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Proving superiority through SCIENCE
Ninja Theory's redesign of Dante in DmC: Devil May Cry is easily one of the most controversial overhauls in gaming history. Lengthy arguments have been made, explicitly detailing why the new Dante is such a bad character, and... read feature

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The sequel the fans deserve!
Electronic Arts has repeatedly assured fans that Mirror's Edge as a series will not die, that one day we'll get the sequel of our dreams. Nevertheless, folks remain skeptical that we'll ever see Mirror's Edge 2. The original ... read feature

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Since medieval times, humanity has debated, argued, and sometimes even fought over the eternal question -- which company is better, Sony or Microsoft? Angry diatribes have been written and blood has been spilled, but neither ... read feature

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Project H.A.M.M.E.R. was one of those early announced Wii games that never really went anywhere and quietly disappeared. Alongside Sadness, it was the sort of title that stood out from the minigames and gimmicky PS2 ports. Un... read feature

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Diablo III launched a few scant months ago, but its PR snafus and controversial business decisions have soured a fair few players. Meanwhile, Runic Games has sat back and capitalized, as jilted dungeon crawlers look toward To... read feature

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E3: Threediots is the killer app the 3DS has been needing


Jun 07
The absolute highlight of yesterday's special E3 3DS press conference was, undoubtedly, the unveiling of Threediots, a new 3D pulp comedy show that will air on the handheld's Nintendo Video channel. As you can see, it is lit... read
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Jimquisition Extra: Virgillio Armarndio's Art Hole


Mar 16
In this bonus episode of Jimquisition, we share rare footage from an obscure, aborted television show, Virgillio Armarndio's Art Hole. Dubbed the most emotionally engaging videogame journalist in the solar system, Virgillio ... read
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Jimquisition: Mass Effect 3: A Gay Erotic Love Story


Feb 27
Let it not be said that I can't get mileage out of a concept. My Mass Effect 3 gay love story went over really well when it was posted on Destructoid last week, so I did a sultry reading of it on this week's Jimquisition for... read
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The Mass Effect fan seductively slid his disc into the tray, the warm humming of his computer implying an eagerness to receive. With hands almost trembling in anticipation, he booted up Origin, greeted with the familiar pop-u... read feature

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Presenting the new-look Destructoid reviews format


Dec 06
We at Destructoid are always looking to improve our reviews. They're a huge part of our site and one of the most controversial aspects of any videogame community, so ensuring that reviews are clear, concise and fair should be... read
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Should Diablo III be a rhythm-puzzle game?


Sep 26
I've not played the Diablo III beta, but I have seen screenshots on IGN which I usually steal to crop their logo out and then use as header images. Still, I can't help but feel that the game would have been much better as a r... read
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IT IS TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY TODAY!


Sep 19
Oh, har de har, it's Talk Like A Pirate Day, the most hilarious day of the year. If you've never heard of it, it's a day where we all get to be frightfully amusing by saying the things a pirate would say! In honor of this nat... read
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Art Juice: Iwata's Nub Love


Sep 13
On this week's edition of Art Juice, which is a real thing now, I turn my illustrative talents toward the "Nubageddon" controversy, with this chillingly satirical piece that I think speaks to us all. It's called Iwata's Nub L... read
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Nintendo is giving early adopters twenty free videogames from its dusty old vaults, and that's fine, but those hoping for something fresher and/or worth more than a collective five bucks were left disappointed ... until now!&... read feature

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Improving the Silent Hill HD Collection voice acting


Aug 19
I've made no secret of what I think about the voice acting in Silent Hill HD Collection. While I'm normally one to defend design decisions, I can't find a way to support voice acting that somehow manages to sink below the lo... read
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Nick Chester, Dale North and myself are all patiently waiting for Google to finally roll out G+ Games in our respective areas. We cannot wait to play them, because we love videogames in all shapes and sizes. While we got ours... read feature

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REPORT: You're not owed any UMvC3 character!


Jul 22
Destructoid has uncovered some mindblowing news that will shock and awe the gaming community -- we have discovered, through serious JOURNALISM, that Capcom does not owe you Mega Man or any other character in Ultimate Marvel v... read
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Review: Firmware Update 3.61


May 15
It's been an excruciatingly long wait, but after weeks of demands, Sony finally released the latest long-awaited installment in its iconic Firmware series, Firmware 3.61.  Destructoid was unable to get an advance review ... read
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REPORT: Dtoid editor beats 3DS launch game in record time


Mar 28
On March 28 2011, at 13:48, Jim Sterling proudly announced that he just beat the best 3DS launch title before everybody else he knows. The game? Try To Hit The 3DS Friend List Cap. It was tough, but thanks to Twitter and a lu... read
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Not racist ...


Mar 06
Pokémon Black and White released today, and you'd be surprised at how many people said they're opting for White. Obviously, this is utterly racist, as I'm sure you've heard 1,000 times on the Internet already today.&nb... read
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Make mincemeat of Gadaffi in Libyan Hamburger Recipe


Mar 01
Raitendo, the wonderful man responsible for Passage In Ten Seconds, has come back with another suitably satirical game, Libyan Hamburger Recipe.  As you may have already guessed, the aim of the game is to make a deliciou... read
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Dtoid (the show) week 4 recap: I think my butt get big


Nov 08
Last week was insane, especially yesterday. The Destructoid (the show) was pretty nuts as well. We started giving away a bunch of rare Super Meat Boy, Super Mario, and Bit.Trip stuff, we reviewed Kinect and its launch games, ... read
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Patriot Games: A July 4th Destructoid spectacular


Jul 04
So, I guess it's a Holiday today. That's one of the reasons why I don't have a Sundays with Sagat to show you this week, which makes me very sad. To make up for it, I thought I'd try to throw together a couple of topical feat... read
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Thing that should happen: Cheaters: The Videogame


Jun 22
E3 was home to many things. Colors, shapes, sounds, bright flashing lights, all the things that gamers love. However, the biggest news to come from that week was not to be found on the show floor, at a press conference, or du... read
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[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 that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as ... read feature

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Why Cave Story is the worst videogame ever


Mar 28
Cave Story made its long-awaited WiiWare debut this past week, and people were ecstatic. Many gamers adore this retro throwback, holding it high as proof that indie products can be just as well crafted as any retail experienc... read
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Top five healthcare systems in videogames


Mar 24
This week, King Barack Obama changed history by signing the Healthcare Reform Bill, a momentous occasion that has absolutely nothing to do with videogames. Facing a potential traffic magnet but lacking the potential to exploi... read
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[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 that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole,... read feature

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Why Ekans is the best Pokemon


Mar 21
There are almost 500 Pokémon in the world, and that's a lot. With so many unique and varied pocket monsters out there, it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff and determine which creatures are the best. Of ... read
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The hidden truth behind game reviews


Mar 19
[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 that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole,... read
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Why Sonic the Hedgehog 4 will SUCK


Mar 08
Sega officially announced Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 on February 4, 2010. Since that time, we have seen a smattering of images, less than a minute of leaked footage, and a few scant details. However, despite the dearth o... read






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