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Are drones better than nothing?
Yesterday I was playing Wii Sports Club Boxing online while contemplating stuff to talk about on this week's Sup Holmes. I thought I'd have a while to think, but I was wrong. I only had to wait like 3 seconds before I w... read feature

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Now that Microsoft has reversed their stance on initiatives restricting used game sales and more potent digital rights management for the Xbox One, has your bloodlust been sated? Does Microsoft still have work to do in convincing you of the value of their console, or has the vice grip been loosened on your wallet? Answer The Question for yourself in the comments! read feature

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This has been a fairly thrilling Electronic Entertainment Expo in a lot of ways. Hard not to be when two out of the three major console competitors are showing off brand new hardware and all the new games which come along with that. But what was the most exciting aspect of this year's E3? Watch the video to hear what we think and answer The Question for yourself in the comments below. read feature

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So many wonderful series of videogames have fallen by the wayside over the years. But we're in an uncertain time, unsure of what the future might hold, which means we can still have hope that some of our favorite franchises might yet see life. In this week's installment of The Question, we lay out some of our dreams by naming the lost games we'd most want to see new iterations of. read feature

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Microsoft's announcement of the Xbox One has been met with no shortage of derision. Concerns over the future of the used games market, the console's need to connect to the internet and a failure to effectively communicate th... read feature

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Last week, it came to light that Nintendo has started making content claims for popular videos on YouTube which feature their products, including "Let's Play" and other forms of walkthrough content, taking the ad revenue whi... read feature

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When is it inappropriate to use crowdfunding?


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May 13
These days, it seems like everybody is jumping on the crowdfunding bandwagon, and it's led some to question the appropriateness of larger organizations using systems like Kickstarter. Some fear that groups who have other mea... read
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Microsoft is gearing up to reveal the next generation of Xbox hardware in just a scant two weeks, but what will they be showing? In our latest installment of The Question, we make predictions for the event on May 21.  What are your hopes, dreams and expectations? read feature

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It seems we can barely go a month without a game release suffering some manner of issue in its launch week that overshadows the game itself. With the complexity of modern games, the wide range of variables at work and the ch... read feature

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Tepid sales of Wii U hardware and the slow drip of content being released for it have led some to suggest that perhaps it would be best if Nintendo just got out of the business of making game systems for the living room. Wit... read feature

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Some games are so good, they demand revisiting. In this installment of The Question, we talk about the games we go back to at least once a year for another go-around. What game sings its siren song to you on an annual basis? Or, perhaps, you never replay games at all. Tell us about your filthy habits in the comments. read feature

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Is BioShock too violent?


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Apr 08
[Every week, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!]  The BioShock franchise is lauded as having some of the most intelligent narrative in all of videogames, but is that quality being overshadowed by its extreme violence? Answer The Question for yourself in the comments. read
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[Every week (usually Mondays), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] The games industry seems to be rather fond of remaking the leisure products of yesteryear with fancy, high-defi... read feature

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[Every Monday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] With the next console generation on the horizon and the ever-growing expense of producing top-tier games, it has been suggeste... read feature

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[Every Monday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] It's hard to argue that anyone likes the idea of Digital Rights Management systems (apart from some publishers, maybe) an... read feature

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Does social integration in games matter to you?


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Mar 04
[Every Monday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Our games are becoming ever more connected to social networks and features, but does anyone care? This week, we're asking if y... read
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Do you want to buy a PlayStation 4?


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Feb 25
[Every Monday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Now that the PlayStation 4 has been properly announced, it begs the question: Do you want to buy one? Sony certainly seems to ... read
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The Question: Have you ever bought a season pass?


Paying for content well in advance
Feb 02
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] With the release of another high-profile game in Aliens: Colonial Marines comes the announcement of another ... read
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The Question: What was your favorite PlayStation 2 game?


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Jan 07
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] As you may have heard, the PlayStation 2 is officially dead. Sony has halted all production of the console worldw... read
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The Question: What was your top gaming moment of 2012?


Let's reminisce!
Dec 17
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] With the year almost over, I was interested in writing one of these posts as a prompt for you lovely folks to tal... read
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The Question: What do you want from Dark Souls II?


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Dec 09
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Much to our delight, From Software and Namco Bandai announced Dark Souls II for Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. ... read
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The Question: Is Halo 4 living up to the hype?


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Nov 07
Today is sloooooow. It's the day after the US presidential elections, and the day after Halo 4 launched, so the game industry is busy sleeping off one heck of a late night. We're still here though, and today's the perfect tim... read
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The Question: Is it time to retire the term 'RPG'?


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Oct 27
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Semantics! As someone that writes and speaks for an audience of thousands on a regular basis, I spend more time t... read
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The Question: Can videogames make you feel ashamed?


Jun 30
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Atlus recently put out a trailer for the 3DS beat 'em up Code of Princess, and reactions were generally positive,... read
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The Question: Was June's Nintendo Direct better than E3?


Jun 24
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] With a new home console on the cusp of release, and a new portable that's still working to prove itself as a must... read
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The Question: Diablo III's Auction House, good or bad?


May 25
[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] So Diablo III has been out for the past week, accrued over six million sales, and generated a ton of controversy.... read
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[Every Friday (or whenever), Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Last week say the official start of the Black Ops II hype-train. The first trailer was released. Pre-orders ... read feature

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The Question: is Metal Gear Solid 5 necessary?


Nov 18
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] Last night, we heard that -- perhaps unsurprisingly -- Metal Gear Solid 5 is on the cards. Not long after the news dropped, I w... read
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The Question: If you could pick ONE game this month ...


Nov 11
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose a topical question to the community. Answer it if you want!] This week's Question is one of those annoying, unfair questions that I get asked every single day and wish to now inflict upon ... read
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The Question: Is Arkham City's 'Catwoman Pass' too much?


Oct 14
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] One of the biggest news items this week was the confirmation that Batman: Arkham City would feature a unique spin on the "onlin... read
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The Question: Should price be a factor in reviews?


Sep 30
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] This is a debate that's often sparked among game reviewers, because people seem to have such strong opinions on either side of ... read
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The Question: Is there an East vs. West divide?


Sep 23
[Every Friday, Destructoid will pose topical a question to the community. Answer it if you want!] One of the running themes of this generation is the idea that there's an "East vs. West" divide when it comes to game developme... read






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