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Big the Cat

Sega teases plans for Sonic's 25th anniversary with Big the Cat

An image of the guys from Game Grumps holding a Big the Cat doll appeared on the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter and Facebook pages today, along with the message, “We've got some pretty exciting stuff planned for the year, so stay...

 
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More details on transferring data between MGSV: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain

Konami has released a bit more info on what will be involved in transferring data from Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Unfortunately, you can't use data from any version of Ground Zeroes for any ve...

 
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Kingdoms of Amalur gets special GameStop midnight release

Regardless of how you feel about GameStop, you have to admit they have some pretty great promotions and incentives, like what they're doing for the Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning midnight release. Three different stores will have special gue...

 
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This Liara T'Soni figurine remodel looks better, right?

Remember last month when I told you that Japanese figure house Kotobukiya teamed up with BioWare to design a statue of Mass Effect's Liara T'Soni? That discussion devolved pretty quickly, didn't it? Let's try that one more time. At NYCC, Ko...

 
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I remember when the Western anime craze really started to boom in the late 90s. Not only did media distributors start licensing every single Japanese property under the sun, distinctly Western properties began to demonstrate ...   read

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YooStar 2 launch trailer featuring me!

Today sees the launch of YooStar 2: In The Movies, for Xbox 360 and Kinect. The game allows the players to record performances of various famous roles, which become chopped into the movie itself, making it another game perfect for drunk so...

 
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Samurai Warriors Chronicles trailer

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 button-mashing, but ...

 
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Dtoid Live: Lucha Libre: Heroes Del Ring

Today on Destructoid Live we take to the ruff and tumble world of Mexican wrestling and play Lucha Libre: Heroes Del Ring. Yes, Jon Carnage Asada, Pico De Gallo and El VENOM will be doing battle with all the rudos and tecnicos this game has...

 
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Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 is now officially available for purchase in North America, and that means our launch coverage has begun. We threw a slew of stories online all at once, but here's a handy guide in case you're looking to follow along at home.    read

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Review: Alan Wake

Alan Wake is a game with a long, long history. First announced in 2005, this "psychological action thriller" was originally in development for the Xbox 360 and PC. But aside from a few scant details, the game's developer rem...   read

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Capcom knows that the West is important

Hi, Japan. We're the western world. We're kind of a big deal. We might not have been able to say that a few years ago and expect them to listen. But Japanese developers and publishers have been realizing that the North American and European...

 
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Are the Bit.Trip guys suing the hell out of Anthony?

I probably shouldn't be writing this, as it may not be good for my friend and coworker Anthony Burch, but he's on his way to GDC and I can't get a hold of him. There is the chance that posting this will somehow negatively effect his ongoing...

 
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Oh, the horror: This year's Spike VGAs won't have a host

While far from perfect, the Spike Video Game Awards are pretty much all we've got these days for our mainstream game award show coverage. People have been quick to point out how silly the show is, but personally, I wouldn't have it any othe...

 
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The final word on Modern Warfare 2's beta (or lack thereof)

So you know how everyone keeps assuming that Modern Warfare 2 is going to get a public beta? Well, it's definitely, probably, maybe not ever going to happen, according to Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling. "We'll do an internal beta, if w...

 
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Download the DTOID PlayXPert in-game software

It feels like just yesterday Destructoid was first telling the masses about PlayXPert; an in-game overlay tool designed to put a little less wear on your alt+tab keys. Just recently we got the chance to once again catch up with Ch...

 
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Teammates for life: Destructoid presents the Halo Wedding

You might have heard of that little game called Halo (or as some of us fondly call it around here, "teh Haloz"), but you know that you have to really be passionate about  a game to theme your entire wedding on it. Desirai Lab...

 
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Format does a videogame feature, our boy Chester does us proud

Just in case you haven't heard, Destructoid is kind of a big deal, so when Format decided to run a special videogame feature, it's only natural that they came to our editor-in-chief, Nicholas St. Chesterfield. Our boy Nick Chester talks vid...

 
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PopCap founder: we can destroy the depth of console games

To most people, they are the often played but little known name stashed away in their favorites folder for when the boss isn't around, but PopCap games doesn't like to think of themselves that way. With over a billion total downloads of the...

 
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GameTap adds 1,000th game to library, conquers universe

Mark your calendars, folks. Today, GameTap adds two more titles to its already staggering amount of games to finally hit the magic number of 1,000. This makes GameTap easily the largest on-demand gaming service ever created. If you haven't ...

 
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PS2 turns lucky seven, Sony gushes about the past

Just last week the anti-Sony brigade were busy foaming at the mouth when Deutsche Bank (no, I didn't make that wonderful name up) analyst Jeetil Patel commented on September's NPD results -- and how they signaled to him at least, the ending...

 
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Destructoid featured in Games(tm) Magazine: We're a blogging highlight!

Destructoid's greatness knows no bounds, especially if UK readers do as I did and picked up a copy of this month's Games(tm) magazine today. Purchasing it on a whim after getting my hair lovingly cut in an Eltham backalley, my monocle (pict...

 
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E3 2007: Nintendo Press Conference impressions

We joined the cluster around the Santa Monica civic auditorium this morning slightly groggy from the adventures of the previous evening, hoping for more to write home about than Miyamoto’s famous Wife-O-Meter speech of GDC fame. There...

 
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Bethesda has good taste in gaming sites. It likes Destructoid, after all

Let me show you our industry pals. Our industry pals, let me show you them. All of our fans already knew that Destructoid was made of epic win and sugar-coated awesomesauce, but for those who are yet to be swayed by the velvet rogues who gi...

 

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Bazaar"No, not that Magic Carpet"

 

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Fragments of Him"Great writing and performances, terrible pacing and gameplay"

 

Push Me Pull You"Playing Nightcrawlers"

 

Chronos"I keep getting older, but they stay the same age"

 

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Jinx 01

This sums up the core problems with the outrage culture that has infected gaming No

 
Flegma

Given that Im level 30+ in Lost Reavers, Ill do a quick write-up on it this Jeds got the gist of it, except that real money has nothing to with buying ammo and health elixirs - unless theyve changed it in the past couple of

 
Dr Mel

I sense an uptick in people naming their pet birds pickle pee and pump a

 
Fuzunga

So, yeah, I have to agree with everybody that the gameplay in Overwatch is pretty The gametypes suck, though! The fact that theres only two and I dont like either one is pretty much a

 
Chris Bradshaw

Alright so I have Nano Assault EX, Retro City Rampage: DX and Shantae and the Pirates Who wants?

 
Dangus Taargus

Just finished Doom II for the first This Arch-vile will be visiting me in my sleep tonight, as its the most terrifying enemy in any video game save for that thing that follows you around in Pikmin

 
Roxas1359

Im doing a straw poll for the next game I do on my Would appreciate people voting in

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

*Wants to post about running away from controversial thread* *Realizes that doing so only invites further discussion on said controversy in the comments to just eat Dinner instead*

 
Parismio

Aw Maximilian Dood released his Assist Me film He released it on his stream and it was crazy cause you couldnt tell when it was live or if his movie was Confused the hell out of the

 
SeymourDuncan17

New Persona 5 character reveals be all like

 
Gamemaniac3434

Just another day in the

 
Fuzunga

Hey Overwatch, I dont want to play 100 matches in a Can you not immediately thrust me into another game?

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Im still enjoying Overwatch enough but Im feeling like Im closer to cancelling my Theres one or two things I dont like in there and Im feeling like Ive played enough with this Fun but maybe not £35 fun for me? Not sure just

 
Nekrosys

Destructoid should give me the honours of reviewing any and every forthcoming Atlus 3DS Imagine the hits this sitell get when I give them all a 1/10 for being literally Truly, itd be a wise business tactic for

 
RadicalYoseph

I know its all everyones talking about, but I have to say: Overwatch is the most fun Ive had in an FPS for a long Planning to pick up the full game day one! Also Lucio is best character, dont @

 
iam16bit

North American Splatfest for May is Fancy Party Costume Party!

 
siddartha85

Just got back from launching tons of self-destructs in Probably going back Took out a whole team with one self-destruct and took the play of the This game keeps surprising

 
SpielerDad

I dont celebrate Cinco de Mayo for the same reasons why I dont celebrate Bastille

 
klaw616

Persona 5 looks goddamn amazing

 
lewness

The fire has been Thank you Dark Souls Youre only the other Souls(y) game I beat aside from Bloodborne (platted it though) but Id like to go back to the older games some DS3 plat some time but for now, imma get some Ratchet and

 
Samsneeze

When people reply to months old joke comments with essays about how SJWs are ruining the world and that you should take censorship more

 
Niwannabe

I cant believe Lincoln got assassinated at the What a lazy

 
TheBlondeBass

Civil War Spoilers in the

 
King Kaiser

Civil War Spoilers: Kylo Ren kills Abraham

 
Cannibal Steven

Any DTOIDers want to play the Overwatch Beta on PC? My username is

 
Pixie The Fairy

Friendly reminder not to spoil Civil Unless were talking about the actual US Civil War, you can spoil that all you Everyone had well over a century to catch

 
Dwavenhobble

Will be very Glad when Overwatch is a retail title release as the standard of play will hopefully go I mean it can hardly go down from a Healer running round all game using their crap pistol to try and shoot people and never healing at

 
Perro

Well would you look at the time!

 
TheLimoMaker

Im glad that Sony are releasing their heavy-hitting exclusives this year so that I have enough time to save up for an Xbox One/Scalebound bundle next Though while I think I have it all planned out, Im sure something will f*ck it

 

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