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Bethesda confirms Brink site hacked, personal info risked


Jun 13
// Jim Sterling
Bethesda has confirmed that sites connected to the recently released Brink have been hacked into and that personal info has been compromised. No financial data was stores on them, so you only have to worry about your emails a...
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Nyanicorn is exactly what you think it is


May 27
// Maurice Tan
Not tired of Nyan cat yet? Here is a Nyan cat game for you! It's not exactly "new" but it's the first I've seen of it, and that's what counts. It's a dodgy version of Robot Unicorn Attack with Nyan cat -- hence Nyanicorn -- w...
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Another Sony site hacked, this time in Canada


May 25
// Jim Sterling
Oh for fu ...  I don't even know what to say anymore. In the wake of the PSN, a Japanese ISP, and several websites, we've got word that Sony has been hacked in yet another realm, with Sony Ericsson Canada's online store ...
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As Sony continues to rebuild the PlayStation Network and its related services, there comes grim news from Japan which indicates that this whole situation is far from over. Hackers recently cracked into the Sony-run Internet s...

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Oh for f*ck's sake.  Hackers have apparently decided to lay off Sony for bit, picking a new and unlikely target. The websites for Deus Ex: Human Revolution and Eidos have recently been attacked, with the personal data of...

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Dtoid Show YouTube comment of the month


Apr 25
// Niero Gonzalez
"Nice video!! You think you can make a other video but this time kick him with heels on?" -Ballbuster90    
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NPD acts wankish, blocks media from seeing sales figures


Mar 28
// Jim Sterling
The videogame industry is utterly f*cking stupid when it comes to secrecy, and nowhere has that become more apparent than with the NPD. For those who don't know, the NPD collects sales data of videogames and consoles in North...
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Samurai Warriors Chronicles trailer


Jan 19
// Jim Sterling
Where there is a new system, there is a new Warriors game, and Tecmo Koei is on hand with a trailer for its first 3DS hack n' slasher, Samurai Warriors Chronicles. You can expect the usual cavalcade of Eastern Medieval butto...
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The PS3 Jailbreak fiasco just keeps getting crazier. The latest development is the launch of a new app (obviously not getting linked to here) that can unlock every Trophy in a given PlayStation 3 game automatically, with rand...

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Interplay: Bethesda's Fallout MMO lawsuit is absurd


Jan 10
// Jim Sterling
If you've not been following the long Bethesda vs. Interplay struggle, take my advice -- don't. It's utterly stupid and depressing, and the latest chapter takes it to a whole new realm of stupid. Bethesda has claimed that it ...
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Update - The last of the Chill Bros shirts shipped


Jan 09
// Niero Gonzalez
I'd like to apologize to those who ordered a Chill Bros shirt and have not yet received it: our printer overpromised and underdelivered due to the holiday rush.  If you totally hate our guts and want a refund of any sort...
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Dtoid Live rewind: Kung Fu Live underpants hysteria


Dec 24
// Niero Gonzalez
Earlier this week we attempted to play Kung Fu Live on the PlayStation Eyething. During the calibration procedure we learned that the technology works best when you're not wearing dark clothing. Rather than trouble with a cos...
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Pachter demands online multiplayer subscription fees


Dec 07
// Jim Sterling
Industry analyst Michael "The Pink Jackal" Pachter has been obsessed with multiplayer charges for the past year, demanding that we gamers need to accept them as a reality, and constantly telling Activision to slap a subscript...
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Sonic Team justifies Sonic 4's notorious physics


Nov 29
// Jim Sterling
I never had a problem with Sonic 4's physics, but "fans" around the world are furious. Just do a Youtube search for "Sonic 4 physics" and you'll see a legion of rage-fueled videos from confirmed virgins. Sonic Team direc...
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Military bases still boycotting Medal of Honor


Oct 06
// Jim Sterling
Despite Electronic Arts bowing to the minority and "removing" the Taliban from Medal of Honor, military base stores still plan to boycott the war-themed shooter on the grounds that it would still be disrespectful to sell the ...
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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West's absurd preorder bonuses


Jun 28
// Jim Sterling
You might have been able to tell from my Jimpressions, but I'm really looking forward to Namco Bandai's Enslaved: Odyssey to the West. With beautiful and bright visuals, some great characters, and a very cool take on a classi...
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Modern Warfare 3 being held up by legal craziness


Apr 11
// Matthew Razak
This will make three posts over one lawsuit this weekend, but when Activision sues the sh*t hits the fan. While for the most part this lawsuit has very little impact on us gamers, it appears that we may now thank the legal is...
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Last week, Infinity Ward announced that a cure for Modern Warfare 2 "mapathy" would be coming to Xbox Live on March 30th. Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling guested on the most recent episode of Xbox Live's Major Nelson Radio to ...

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At GDC? Come party with Astro Gaming + Dtoid tonight!


Mar 12
// Niero Gonzalez
Next week Destructoid turns four years old.  Redunkulous.  As is customary, we hope to get all of our friends together and cause irreparable damage to our vital organs and professional reputation (ha!).  If you...
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Project Offset sighting: Yep, another tech demo


Feb 19
// Jordan Devore
Project Offset has been in "does it even exist?" territory for far too long, as far as I'm concerned. There's been a steady stream of tech demonstrations for years now, so yeah, it likely exists in some playable form. But wi...
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Square Enix has five unannounced games in the works


Feb 04
// Jim Sterling
For the love of God ... Square "eyes bigger than its belly" Enix has revealed in the latest Famitsu that it currently has five unannounced games in development. Considering it has about ten billion announced games in developm...
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Kratos hungers for more RAM: The God of War case mod


Feb 03
// Jordan Devore
I was about to declare this disturbingly accurate Kratos PC as the creepiest case mod ever, but then I realized that's really not a path any of us want to go down. If it exists, there's a case mod for it -- and lots of terri...
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Intel: Look for an update on Project Offset in 2010


Dec 09
// Jordan Devore
Before we jump into this, let me catch you up to speed. It's my job to obsess over these sorts of factoids, and even I had forgotten about some of Project Offset's history. Every time the first-person fantasy game is shown in...
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PSN troll subpoenas Winona Ryder & Depeche Mode, sues WoW


Nov 25
// Jim Sterling
Erik Estavillo has struck again. You'll know him as the guy who tried to sue Sony for banning him from PSN. He also filed suit against Microsoft and Nintendo, the latter for not allowing him to continue pirating Wii games. Th...
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Amazing lawsuits filed against Nintendo and Microsoft


Nov 20
// Jim Sterling
Erik Estavillo, the agoraphobic Resistance player who keeps attempting to sue Sony for banning his trolling arse, has now decided to try and get some money from Microsoft and Nintendo as well. His last case against Sony was t...
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Sonic Classic Collection coming to DS because we need it


Nov 20
// Jim Sterling
Jesus C*nting Christ! Despite there being roughly ten billion Sonic the Hedgehog compilations, it seems that Sega feels we can always have more, and has recently submitted Sonic Classic Collection to the OFLC for rating. This...
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New EA store sells EA Sports Active, and nothing else


Nov 18
// Jim Sterling
Apparently EA Sports Active is so important that it deserves its own store. Throughout the run-up to Christmas, Electronic Arts will be operating two stores in San Fransisco and Boston, and EA Sports Active is the only game t...
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Pre-order Split Second, get a vehicle of some sort


Nov 13
// Jordan Devore
Exciting, huh? Black Rock's Split Second provides so many thrills that the studio decided to turn the insanity down a notch for the game's obligatory GameStop-exclusive pre-order bonus. As you can clearly see, a reservation w...
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The biggest UT 2004 explosion you'll see today


Oct 09
// Jordan Devore
Disclaimer: this isn't nearly as good as the Crysis "Raining Men" video, or most of the other "spawn a bunch of objects, it'll be funny" CryEngine 2 videos, for that matter. However, it is certainly worth ...
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Gamers to use real security cameras to spy for the cops


Oct 06
// Jim Sterling
I'm not sure if this is manipulative, scary, brilliant, hilarious, or all three. A brand new PC game called "Internet Eyes" will allow players to view thousands of CCTV cameras around the United Kingdom and essentia...

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