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2:00 PM on 11.27.2014

A look at eating in videogames

Physical violence is one of the most commonly used game mechanics. There are a few good reasons for that. Violence is an instinctual and direct method to interact with objects, virtual or otherwise. It's something that invol...

Jonathan Holmes


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6:00 PM on 11.04.2014

Bloggers Wanted: Giving Thanks

[This month's Dtoid Community Assignment is all about being thankful!] November is a great month. The weather is nicer. The leaves turn. Things slow down a bit in the waking world while we all gear up for the holidays. The on...

Occams



Deal North: Thanksgiving day game deals photo
Deal North: Thanksgiving day game deals
by Dale North

[Update: We've added a few more items to our shopping list this morning. Our deals corgi thanks you for your tips! Now go get Ni no Kuni for $15!]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Aside from what we have today and what you've seen already, they're saving the good stuff for tomorrow, Black Friday. There are still some pretty good deals to be found in our listings with some new additions since yesterday afternoon, so don't miss these as they're all still running.

Below you'll find the deals that start on Turkey Day. Some of them only last through Friday, so get to buying if you see anything you like.

The best stuff comes tomorrow. Check back then for another deal round-up.

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10:30 AM on 11.20.2013

Borderlands 2 is getting Thanksgiving themed DLC

Borderlands 2 is getting some DLC for Thanksgiving, called The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler. First of all, that name is amazing. This is the second set of Headhunter DLC, following T.K. Baha's Bloo...

Joshua Derocher

12:15 PM on 11.22.2012

Let us give thanks to the Nintendo Parakeet

It is Thanksgiving Day, that day we celebrate Christopher Columbus sailing to Nazareth in a gigantic turkey, and we are to be grateful for all the wonderful things that have happened at us over the course of our short, and ul...

Jim Sterling

10:00 AM on 11.22.2012

Nintendo Download 11/22/12: Thanksgiving Edition

Stay young. Or single. Getting hitched changes everything. Thanksgiving turns from a joyous occasion of mindless gorging to a tricky affair at best, with in-laws, planning, babies, and stress to deal with. I'm going to use th...

Dale North



Contest: Win a PS Vita ACIII: Liberation bundle! photo
Contest: Win a PS Vita ACIII: Liberation bundle!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest closed! Winner is Nick Martin!]

Happy Thanksgiving from Destructoid!

In the spirit of the season, we're giving away an Assassin's Creed III: Liberation PS Vita bundle to one lucky Dtoider! Here's the run-down of everything in the box:

PS Vita Assassin's Creed III: Liberation Bundle: $199.99 MSRP

  • Contents:
    • White PS Vita Wi-Fi System
    • Assassin's Creed III: Liberation
    • 4GB memory card

Nice! All you have to do to enter is leave a comment in this thread telling us what you're thankful for this year! Limit one entry per person, and the contest is only open to people with a U.S. mailing address (because shipping). You have until this Sunday, November 25 at 11:59 PM Pacific to enter.

Good luck!

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6:00 PM on 11.07.2011

Sonic returns to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City is just as big a holiday institution as having to deal with extended family members who you spend the rest of the year explicitly avoiding. If you ask me, the event should h...

Tony Ponce

9:00 PM on 11.28.2010

Dtoid (the show) recap week 7: Majin, Holiday, and Poland

It was a short, technical difficulties packed week for us on Destructoid (the show), but we managed to have a good time of it anyway. More importantly, we managed to answer a lot of your most burning questions.  How scar...

Jonathan Holmes

3:10 PM on 11.24.2010

Dtoid (the show): Thanksgiving! Sales! GRATITUDE!

Hey! We did a Thanksgiving episode! Tara got dressed up in traditional Native American garb, and she looks amazing. Me? I look sort of like Nicolas Cage from The Sorcerer's Apprentice. I guess it could have been worse. They ...

Jonathan Holmes

3:00 AM on 11.28.2009

Let's all learn about Thanksgiving from Q*Bert

This has been one weird day for me. So, I found out there was an 80s cartoon based on Q*Bert from The Retroist. Seriously. Taking this situation one step further, my introduction to the animated shenanigans of the foul-mouth...

Jordan Devore





11:00 AM on 11.26.2009

IBM to kill off the Cell processor (updated)

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...

Josh Tolentino

11:00 PM on 11.07.2009

Art imitates life: Bit.Trip VOID in time for Thanksgiving

Bit.Trip VOID is a game that you can play with your family, where you compete to see who can get fatter the fastest. Thanksgiving (link NSFW) is a holiday where families do the same thing, except with more awkward silences an...

Jonathan Holmes

8:21 AM on 12.02.2008

Xbox 360 allegedly outsells PS3 by 3 to 1 last week

Uh oh, Microsoft is being smug again. According to the platform holder, the Xbox 360 enjoyed "record breaking sales" this Thanksgiving weekend, allegedly outselling the PlayStation 3 at a 3:1 ratio. The system saw a...

Jim Sterling

1:42 PM on 06.14.2007

Microsoft combats red rings: heatsinks to the rescue

According to Xbox-Scene News, it would seem that Microsoft is taking steps to lessen the chance that your recently repaired Xbox 360 will be making a return visit to the doctor. Thanks to some hulking heatsinks that are bein...

SRVSLPS

5:37 PM on 03.16.2007

Thank you Niero Gonzalez

On top of it being Destructoid's one year anniversary today, it also happens to be the boss mans birthday today. We at Destructoid all agree that we are truly lucky and fortunate to be working for not only the best site on th...

Hamza CTZ Aziz