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ZeniMax picks up Machinegames

ZeniMax, the parent company of Bethesda Games, is becoming quite the little powerhouse of game developers. Not only do they own a few prominent developers, but the also recently acquired Shinji Mikami's studio Tango Gameworks a few months a...

 
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Go behind the music with GoldenEye 007

I'm in the  midst of tearing through GoldenEye 007 so that we can get a review up for you and you can finally know exactly what to think about the game (please, please pick up on the sarcasm there), but until then here is a vid...

 
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Game Informer December cover art is pretty neato

Looks like Game Informer has been reading Destructoid's Monthly Review Round-up. See for their December issue they will be listing the top 30 characters of the past decade. To celebrate this they had artist Sam Spratt do an epic piece of ar...

 
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Capcom Arcade opens up on iPhone

This week, Capcom has launched a new push into the mobile marketplace with Capcom Arcade. The free app, which you can download from the App Store, makes available ports of Capcom's arcade library and gives the option of paying for single-pl...

 
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Pimp your favorite Marvel Comics girls in Marvel Brothel

Despite the internet's consistent ability to prove otherwise, there are things which I simply never expected to see with my own eyes. An example, just off the top of my head, is a game in which you play as X-Men founder Charles Xavier, who ...

 
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The Daily Hotness: Chad Concelmo, TV star

Our beloved Chad Concelmo was a guest on GameTrailersTV last night! The dolphin lover talked about what he's looking forward to the most this holiday season and shares his thoughts on Kinect. Check it out! Ben lets us know about THQ's Banny...

 
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Warren Spector discusses Epic Mickey's obscurer characters

Disney Interactive Studios released another behind-the-scenes video for Epic Mickey. This one is pretty interesting, as Warren Spector talks about lesser-known characters from the Disney universe that he's bringing back for the game. That ...

 
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Multiple retailers hosting CoD: Black Ops launch events

Of course the biggest game of the year is going to have a shed-load of midnight launch events! 4,408 GameStop stores across the nation will be holding festivities for Call of Duty: Black Ops starting at 9:30PM the night before launch. Fans ...

 
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Persona 2 PSP comes with an old-school music toggle

While fans of old-school RPGs rejoiced when Atlus' enhanced port of the original Persona game hit the PlayStation Portable, a few of the more crotchety devotees complained about director/composer Shoji Meguro's rearranged musical score. It ...

 
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Exclusive interview with Team Meat's Edmund McMillen

[WARNING: THIS VIDEO CONTAINS IMAGES THAT MAY BE OFFENSIVE TO SOME VIEWERS. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.] Last week, I got the chance to catch up with Edmund McMillen, co-creator of Super Meat Boy. I asked him how he felt about the critic...

 
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Kinect gets a dedicated demo location in Montreal

I spotted the green, yellow and purple Kinect rings from a distance while walking around in Montreal's Complexe Les Ailes today. At first I thought I came across one of those mall-type Microsoft stores, like the ones they have in Arizona an...

 
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Icewind Dale 2 Complete now available on GOG

In their quest to bring us the best in "awe-inspiring epic, level 20 masterwork role-playing games" GOG.com has just released Icewind Dale 2 Complete. Only one more Atari-Hasbro title remains to complete the collection. Based on the previou...

 
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Rumor: Sears' Black Friday ad reveals a green DSi

Yup, it's that time again! Black Friday is coming up soon and the ads are already leaking! We can't say for sure that this Sears ad is legit until Sears makes the Black Friday sites take the images down, so we're putting this under rumor fo...

 
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Dead Rising Sun won't stay dead, to reanimate on DVD

Keiji Inafune's career at Capcom may be dead and gone, but his directorial debut for the company just wont stay in the ground. Dead Rising Sun will rise from its grave on DVD later this month in Japan. The film was released earlier this ye...

 
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KINECT SHOOTS OUT MILLIONS OF LIGHTS!

And you can only appreciate this mini-light show through the magic of night-vision goggles. The light show is so the Kinect can determine where the player is in the space surrounding the device, or something. That, or Microsoft just wants ...

 
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Blizzard discusses putting Activision games on Battle.net

Everyone seems to be obsessing over the possibility of Activision adopting Battle.net for its games. It's an interesting notion, but Blizzard hasn't really spoken one way or the other on the topic. Perhaps this Gamasutra interview with Batt...

 
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Microsoft not happy over the $2,000 Kinect hacking reward

Kinect launched this past week and like any new tech product, people want to hack the thing. Specifically, Adafruit Industries is looking for people to create an open source driver for Kinect and is offering a $2,000 reward to the first dev...

 
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Amazon deals: Medal of Honor, PS3 Move bundle, more

Got a few quality deals for you today, courtesy of Amazon. The current Deal of the Day is Medal of Honor for $40, and that goes for all three versions. From what I've heard from friends who have played it, that's a much easier price to swal...

 
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Clay Fighter for DSiWare is an update of Clay Fighter 63 1/3

Wait, what? This totally came out of nowhere, but it really is a thing. Nintendo Everything (by way of Nintendo Power) has info on the new Clay Fighter game. Well, it's not exactly new as Clay Fighter: Call of Putty is going to be an update...

 
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Atlus action-adventuring it up with The Cursed Crusade

Atlus has announced The Cursed Crusade for Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. This Kylotonn Entertainment-developed co-op game is set in medieval Europe, and yes, there's a supernatural element to it. There always is, isn't there? This game ...

 
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deadmau5 relea5e5 a 5ample Minecraft 5ong

First, yes deadmau5 made the above monument to himself. "no hax. pure skill." says the DJ. So yeah, deadmau5 really loves himself some Minecraft. So much so that he is making music for the game! He's gone ahead and released a sampling of on...

 
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Do not play Dance Central naked

Or any Kinect game naked for that matter. Dance Central, along with a few other Kinect games, will take your picture. Sadly, this poster on the Dance Central forums didn't realize that fact until AFTER playing a game of Dance Central. Speak...

 
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Team Ninja talks two game cancellations, Ninja Gaiden 3

Speaking with Famitsu, Team Ninja head Yosuke Hayashi gave an update on a few of the studio's missing projects and, of course, Ninja Gaiden 3. He revealed that the DoA prequel, Dead or Alive Code Cronus, has been scrapped, as has Project Pr...

 
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It's flamethrower time in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam

Here's another excellent trailer for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam. This one is more substantial in terms of in-game footage, which is good, because the flamethrower pretty much sells itself. The marketing powers that be have done a g...

 
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Bodycount delayed as developer leaves Codemasters

Eurogamer is reporting that Adrian Bolton, general manager at Codemasters Guildford and the developer behind Bodycount, has left the company. He's actually not the first person to leave the development team on Bodycount. Stuart Black, creat...

 
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Someone has already broken their TV due to Kinect

Congratulations, Phil Villarreal! You are the first person in the world to have broken your TV by playing Kinect. That seems to be record time, even faster than it took a Wiitard to break something. So how did it happen? Well Phil was playi...

 
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Everyone is a soldier in Call of Duty: Black Ops

Now how's this for a live-action ad? Hotel workers, basketball players and everyday folks can all be something they're not. That's the beauty of videogames and this ad for Call of Duty: Black Ops drives home that point. Seriously, this is ...

 
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It's Bon Jovi madness on the Rock Band Store next week

If you were complaining that there weren't enough Bon Jovi classics in Rock Band, MTV Games and Harmonix are about to shut your mouth. Next week, to coincide with the release of Bon Jovi's Greatest Hits - The Ultimate Collection, 12 Bon J...

 
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Here's what Speilberg's LMNO might have looked like

A collaboration between Electronic Arts and director Steven Speilberg, known as "LMNO," will never see the light of day. But this visual target video acquired by 1UP shows us what could have been, and it's heart breaking, because it certa...

 
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Battlefield Play4Free announced, mostly free

Electronic Arts has announced a new title in the Battlefield series today, this one called Battlefield Play4Free. It's a PC title and to play it, it'll cost you exactly what you'd expect -- nothing.  The game is said to be a "deep PC ...

 

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CoilWhine

I streamed and beat an awesome indie game windowframe, where the window width is used as a weapon and obstacle, streamed part four of Amazing Frog (I unlocked the city and found a boat by getting enough points) + replayed Dead Bits (why? idk)

 
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OverlordZetta

Holy shit! Konami has announced a new game? And its coming to every Sony console AND every Nintendo one?! And its from an old Huson Soft IP?!? And its NOT Bomberman?!?! EDIT: And #FucKonami may have just massively just mislabeled a PS2 port somehow?!?!

 
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Working on my last research paper of the Need tons of primary sources relating to Japanese American resettlement after the Era of Internment and I cant think of where to Hmm, time for me to put on my thinking

 
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Bloodborne, day 3!!! Link found in

 
Rico the Penguin

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gajknight

Managed to defeat Nue in the Nioh Satisfying man, I see good things in this games future, for Finishing up the AC Syndicate DLC, then its onto Cant fricking wait man!

 
Torchman

Last call for quesitons for the Ask Me Anything Going to start writing it Feel free to ask multiple questions!

 
Barry Kelly

Im still having a problem seeing embedded youtube videos when using SSL on It looks like the browser (Chrome) wont load them because the embedded URL is a plain

 
Dwavenhobble

So a group of Scientists have been given permission to see what happens when they inject stem cells into the brains of brain dead patients to try and bring them back to Ill get my zombie plan material ready just in case I think lol

 
Parismio

I was looking up some guides for dark souls on youtube for some lols and came across this Shes so adorable and her guides are hilarious! I was going to share the Dark Souls video but the comments reminded me how cancerous the community

 
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Occams

Beat Dark Souls 3, the Nioh demo, Ratchet and Clank and I dunno why but I dont really feel a sense of accomplishment at Been reading Cats Eye by Margaret Thats really good at

 
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To celebrate my 100th post I will use my own homemade Let see OH

 
TheLimoMaker

There are few FPS games I Battlefield 4 captured my time and attention despite its modern If rumours of a past-setting turn out to be true I will fall in love all over again in Or itll be in the future and Ill cry a

 
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I will, occasionally, find the need to just say Jonathan Holmes out loud or substitute it in lyrics of songs that are stuck in my Its a good

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Lately Ive noticed my Nyko Power Pak+ 3DS battery loses power much faster than it used And this is with the brightness set to 3 and power saver on Im thinking of getting a new one to see if that Or is it the games Im playing?

 
ShadeOfLight

Welp, Alucard is dead (*shakes fist at Rival The good news is I still hadnt caught anything on Route 33, and the first encounter was a female Welcome to the team, Seras the Zubat!

 
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Fear Effect Sedna gameplay trailer

 
Luca Blight

Im curious did Capcoms studios ever told a good video game story?

 
Jed Whitaker

What if a person were to comment on something and actually talk about that thing instead of being upset that someone has a different opinion than them? THAT WOULD BE THE DAY!

 
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If you havent seen food wars yet, you need ;) GIF in the comments

 
Torchman

Welp, game gave me Maxinger Z in the 4th Youre getting back in my good books for taking away Roger, but you still have much to

 
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I offered an observation and rebuttal for our history debate today that blew the classs and professors mind in its thoughtfulness and

 
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The other games in the Friends of Nintendo Humble Bundle have been revealed: Swords & Soldiers II for WiiU, Nano Assault EX for 3DS, and Runbow for Not sure how to feel about

 
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