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A new Destructoid.com is coming ... plz update your email


May 17
// Niero Desu
The rumor is true.  We will be rolling out a brand new Destructoid.com soon ...  when it's ready. We've been closely listening to all of your suggestions over the years, and we think we'll soon be delivering the sit...
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Wii has 79 million sellers, but what are they?


May 09
// Jonathan Holmes
Nintendo had a thing recently where they said some stuff to keep their investors happy. It was at this thing that they announced Wii Party and that Apple is their future enemy. They also mentioned that as of March 2010, 79 Wi...
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People are saying that the guys at Rockstar NYC are jerks


Jan 12
// Jonathan Holmes
People often hate their bosses. That's why I'm not particularly surprised to hear that the team at Rockstar San Diego (responsible for Midnight Club: Los Angeles) had a rough time under the rule of Rockstar NYC (Headquarters ...
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Reggie: It'll be tough to hit last year's figures


Dec 28
// Jim Sterling
Meaty maestro Reggie Fils-Aime has been doing what he does best -- using faux humility to secretly boast about Nintendo's success and remind us that he makes mad bank. By claiming it will be difficult to match last year's Wi...
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Happy f***ing birthday: Rogue Warrior's end credit song


Dec 02
// Jordan Devore
And with that, we have a new "best ever song to be played over videogame end credits." The crown goes to Rogue Warrior, which apparently exists. I was under the impression it was still stuck in development hell, but I'm told...
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Is Modern Warfare 2 now banning legitimate buyers?


Nov 19
// Josh Tolentino
Alright, you're sick of PC gamers whining about Modern Warfare 2 and how they're getting shafted by Activision and Infinity Ward. Dirty pirates and hackers deserve to get shafted, and that's all PC gamers are anyway, right? &...
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Yup. You read that right. Modern Warfare 2 PC now has dedicated servers. Wait, PC gamers! Before you send Bobby Kotick a thank you letter, know that it wasn't they who did it, but rather the gamers who took Infinity Ward and ...

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Yep, Pokemon Park Wii is a retail game


Oct 25
// Jonathan Holmes
Last time we posted about Pokemon Park Wii: Pikachu's Great Adventure, there was some confusion about if the game would come to retail or a be WiiWare title. If it was a WiiWare title, then the game's 1st gen-Gamecube quality...
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Dead Rising 2 has multiplayer


Mar 30
// Conrad Zimmerman
One of the most bemoaned aspects of Dead Rising (next to the time sensitivity of missions, hard-to-read text and Otis) was the lack of a multiplayer component. Thanks to a probable slip of the tongue at a GDC panel on shader ...
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Microsoft won't be using Home ... duh


Jan 05
// Jim Sterling
Last week we reported that UK businesses were looking to use PlayStation Home as a potential virtual office space. The consultancy that is spearheading the initiative happens to deal with Microsoft, and a number of blogs that...
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10 games to prepare for the zombie apocalypse


Sep 11
// Conrad Zimmerman
Look, we all know it's going to happen. Eventually, a meteor is going to strike the Earth or a secret defense department experiment is going to go awry and the dead will rise. It's really only a question of "when." ...
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Devil May Cry creator says action games are unevolved: Use a leaf stone!


May 26
// Jim Sterling
Hideki Kamiya, creator of the flamboyant Devil May Cry series, has blasted 3D action games for not evolving since he "blazed trails" with the madcap adventures of Dante. A somewhat arrogant boast, but outspoken game...
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The moron strikes again: Uwe Boll says games have no story


Jan 25
// Colette Bennett
There's a difference between looking like a moron and just being stupid. Uwe Boll has crossed that line with his usual dignity and aplomb many a time, and each time I hope without reason it may be his last. In a recent interv...
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Miyamoto doesn't know what Ratchet and Clank is: That's a man up on his games


Dec 14
// Jim Sterling
A while back, Insomniac made a somewhat arrogant claim by stating it was flattered that Super Mario Galaxy had Ratchet & Clank-inspired spherical worlds. It was a presumptuous statement to make at the time, and now legend...
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Holy man calls games 'electronic crack,' unknowingly labels himself a douchebag


Dec 13
// Colette Bennett
Father Raymond DeSouza has his own entry on Wikipedia, so perhaps he is more important than me and I have no right to complain here. However, there's a difference between stupid commentary and intolerable commentary, and this...
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Difficult games: The real brain training


Nov 07
// Leigh Alexander
I beat that damn werewolf.I complained recently that the current era's intuitive, "easy" games might have blunted my legendary, meticulously-honed gamer skillz of old, like a one-time champ who's over the hill. A li...
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Reggie is a smug git: More Nintendo peacockery


Nov 07
// Jim Sterling
Only last week, the man-made-meat-man that is Reggie Fils-Aime was quite complimentary of his rivals, praising Halo 3 and LittleBigPlanet. As if to suggest that this kind of good nature won't do, Reggie has brought Nintendo b...
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Games time forgot: The Bard's Tale


Oct 23
// Anthony Burch
Whenever I write a Games Time Forgot article on a videogame people hate, I usually recieve one of two comments: "How the hell is this 'forgotten'? I remember this game."or,"Time forgot this game for a reas...
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Nintendo's most pompous boast yet: Claims we were bored until the Wii saved us


Oct 15
// Jim Sterling
To say that Nintendo has been smug since the Wii became such a huge success is something of an understatement. The company's press conferences have devolved into long sessions of self-fellatio and big numbers, but it's thanks...
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Hirai continues to champion Blu-Ray, forgets that quality isn't everything


Oct 05
// Colette Bennett
In a recent interview with Hollywood In Hi-Def, Kaz Kirai went with the usual song and dance about the PS3 and its infinite superiority. PS3 versus other consoles were discussed as always, and Kaz had a bit to say on that: HI...
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Win a Halo friend in the greatest Ebay auction of them all


Oct 04
// Jim Sterling
Do you want a good friend on Xbox's greatest new game Halo 3? Wish you had someone to play with? Well here's your chance! Yes, for those us who have Xbox Live and for some reason haven't added a single friend, this is the auc...
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Nintendo fires hapless blogger who got caught complaining


Sep 29
// Jim Sterling
Some people haven't really learned from the mistakes of others. If you value your job, be very careful where you choose to complain about it, because watchful eyes can be everywhere. Nowhere is this more true than the Interne...
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RetroforceGO!: Episode 17: Hot multiplayer action


Sep 24
// Dyson
You know what sucks? Working sucks, that's what. Especially when it interferes with my RFGO! time. And even though there are starving people in the world who could benefit from my steady paycheck and all the wondrous Ramen it...
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The Most Rad Dorm Ever


Aug 24
// Leigh Alexander
Do you guys say "raddest" or "most rad?" Man, college was a nightmare, huh? --Oh, right, I didn't go. Boy, was I mistaken -- instead of languishing at acting school with boys taking their clothes off and c...
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First glimpse of new XBLA title Schizoid


Aug 13
// Jim Sterling
Behold, teaser footage of the world's first XNA-developed title, Torpex's Schizoid. Due to be officially debuted at Microsoft's GameFest 2007, Torpex seems very high on what visually makes me think of Smash TV crossed with Ge...

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