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Being sore about Skyward Sword inspired a great comic book

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A couple of weeks ago on Sup Holmes, we w...

 
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Skyward Sword and 1001 Spikes speed runs will get your blood pumping

Skyward Sword and 1001 Spikes may not look like they have a lot in common, but they share a lot of the same design sensibilities. Both games are about exploring relatively small, densely packed areas that appear simple on the surface, but ...

 
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Storm's Adventure with Skyward Sword

Oh my God. How could I neglect my Destructoid homies?! Especially after spending so much time on those f-ing annotations. I put the annoying links in the video so I didn't have to put the annoying links in the post. See? I DO care! The Leg...

 
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The DTOID Show: Jonathan Holmes reviews Skyward Sword!

Happy Wednesday, duders! I didn't get a chance to say my classic opener on the show today, so I figured I'd save it for you guys. How's that for generosity? Tonight on the Destructoid Show's Variety Hour, I provide details for th...

 
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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has giant muppet things

What's it going to take to get more people interested in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword? It's already getting rave reviews, has a reported +100 of potential gameplay, and more new features than a Zelda game has seen in years. Still, th...

 
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New Skyward Sword vids pimping zombies and fish dragons

In the latest Talking to Women about Videogames (post coming on Tuesday), I had the audacity to say that Mass Effect was the last great single player-only series in gaming. That was silly. It was arguably even sillier when a few Youtube co...

 
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The DTOID Show: Bat-Saints, Skyward Jets & Max Payne 3

Brosephs and homeladies -- We have survived the week, and come before you with another episode of the hallowed Destructoid Show. Since today is a Friday, we had a contest. The prize this week was a copy of High Flyer Death Defyer, a neat l...

 
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Skyward Sword opening cinematic, beautiful but baffling

[Update: Added English translation] The wait for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is almost over. I don't know about you folks, but I'm more excited about this than I have been about anything with "Zelda" in its name for over a decade. I...

 
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The DTOID Show: Friday live show with Hamza Aziz!

Thanks to everyone who tuned into our live show today! We gave away some Serious Sam 3: BFE pre-order codes, had special guest Hamza Aziz on to talk about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and the Battlefield 3 beta, and talked about some...

 
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New Destructoid Episode: SDCC Wrap-up & Dirty Magazines!

Nudey magazine day! Nudey magazine day! Hey guys, got another episode of The Destructoid Show for you. Freshly squeezed from the tubes. The YOU-tubes. First, Tara learns a valuable lesson about being lazy, and the rising costs of XBLA game...

 
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Spoiler: Skyward Sword Easter Egg in Ocarina of Time 3D

Rumor has it that the upcoming Wii title The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword takes place before Ocarina of Time in the long-debated, maybe non-existent Zelda time line. I'm sure that particular fans will take this little Easter Egg as eviden...

 
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E3: Skyward Sword dungeon demo totally nails it

I've had some mixed impressions of the Skyward Sword demo here at E3. I really loved the demo's boss battle, but was left sort of lukewarm after playing the game's bird chasing mini-game. Neither of those are that important though. You won...

 
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E3: Skyward Sword's bird game c*ck-blocks my Zelda boner

At the Nintendo's E3 Press conference yesterday, I was nearly in tears during the all-orchestral performance of a classic Zelda medley. I wasn't the only one. Hollie Benett, Jim Sterling, and even Dtoid's founder and grand master Niero wer...

 
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E3: Skyward Sword's new villian is something special

Demon Lord Ghirahim, a character who is rumored to be the primary villain of Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has just been revealed, and he's pretty amazing. The androgynous, antagonizing, blatantly hard gay badass is a unique entity in the...

 

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So, I thought Id survey you I wrote a short college bio on Hatsune Miku and the Vocaloid process and Would any of you care to read that paper? Kudos to Zetta for giving me the idea to share

 
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Okay, so my works admin officially started supporting Chrome, as it turns out, which means they blocked cookies, plugins, and just about everything on So, now I have to use FireFox for a proper experience -_-

 
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Game gave me Black Getter mission Love Although Viral is hanging around as an npc :( Gurren lagann soon maybe?

 
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So apparently the new Uncharted has graphics filters? Im really liking the cel shaded Id play that,

 
Nathan D

So this PS4 Neo, hows that supposed to work if you already have an original one and want to transfer everything on your old HDD over?Youd probably just have to do it all THAT would blow I dont plan on getting one, but

 
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Astro Figgter Sunred theme is stuck in my Anyone want to watch a few episodes with me say Saturday via Rabbit?

 
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Torchman

Does anyone know where to find a list of the Angels from Evangelion? Im not too familiar with them and I have to defeat certain ones under certain conditions for

 
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Somethings wrong with my Destructoid, I can never see posts from the people constantly praising Nintendo with all the free passes I always see Get it fixed now mod folks!

 
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Nuzlocke update: lucked out and caught a male Nidoran, but by now Ive already gotten so attached to Edward the Sandslash that I dont plan on using I guess that means its working!

 
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