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Site update: Quick note on site bugs and Disqus comments

How's your mom doing this weekend? I hope you're not making her cook. You should order some chinese food and tell her how much you appreciate her, and explain to her how to resolve her issues with Destructoid's new site updates. To prepare ...

 
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Sunset Overdrive viral site opens up, plans special events for fans

The surprise reveal of Sunset Overdrive at Microsoft's E3 2013 press conference got many people excited, including much of the staff at Destructoid. As a brand-new open-world shooter set in a visually rich and colorful world, it was certain...

 
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2K wipes trailers and website for XCOM FPS remake

Just a few weeks after a possible change of direction was hinted for the troubled XCOM FPS reboot, Digital Trends is now reporting that the website for the game has been taken offline. The project has been delayed multiple times with its f...

 
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Super Meat Boy blog reveals new cameos and details

This past weekend, Team Meat showed us C.H.A.D., the boss of Super Meat Boy's second world. As it turns out, that reveal was just a tease. The Super Meat Boy blog's latest post gives us the first screenshot of C.H.A.D., plus his origin stor...

 
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Team Meat talks risk/reward in game design, draws Pac-Man

Looks like Edmund McMillen's initial write-up on game design is turning into a series, as he's just thrown up a new post on how important it was to create an inspiring risk and reward system for Super Meat Boy. Among other things, Edmund ma...

 
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Mario Galaxy 2 website details 2P co-op, also cogs

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is almost here, but you wouldn't know it from the way Nintendo of America is acting. We haven't heard anything from Reggie and the gang about the game since that press event a few weeks back. We've have to turn to Japan...

 
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INVESTIGATIONS: Miles Edgeworth Web site is now live!

If you are excited about the new Ace Attorney INVESTIGATIONS: Miles Edgeworth game for the Nintendo DS, let me hear you say “Eureka!”EUREKA!Man, I can’t wait for this game. Sadly, since I couldn’t make it to Comic-Co...

 
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Cursed Mountain official website launches, scares me proper

You already know how I feel about survival horror games if you've read Destructoid or listened to RetroforceGo! for any period of time, so I won't gush all over again about how much I love to turn the lights out and get scared by a game, bu...

 
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Dtoid Mobile beta 2 -- now 50% faster, more features

Do you read Destructoid on the toilet?  Don't answer that! If you have an internet-capable phone you'll be glad to know that we've upgraded the mobile version of our site quite a bit to make it faster and more useful on the go.  W...

 
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Vampire Rain: Altered Species official site goes live

Following in the trend of highly interactive game sites, Ignition Entertainment launched the official site for Vampire Rain: Altered Species today, a game that places you in the role of an elite agent for the American Information Bureau out...

 
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Dead Island site goes live

Techland's up and coming zombie dismantlement simulator caused quite a stir when it was unveiled at the Leipzig Games Convention, due to its smile-inducing two-hit combo of gorgeously idyllic tropical vistas and savagely brutal first-person...

 
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You're doing it wrong: Destructoid site maintenance tonight

Your humble webmaster intends to cause a severe ruckus on Destructoid's pristine code over the course of the next five hours, defiling the home page and our community blogs in a variety of ghastly ways.  There's no staging server, fol...

 
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Japanator.com offline, people take notice

I'm surprised people have been asking, but for those of you who don't know, our sister site Japanator.com has been down since the night before last. For once, it's not the site crashing. We're not giving up on it, either. What's happened is...

 
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Scheduled Destructoid maintenance tonight: we're gonna break stuff

Funny how a year can change our perception of what Destructoid should be, how it should work, and what it should ultimately become. It's been a wild ride so far. I have to say, I can't tell you how happy I am that I received an invi...

 
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E3 implicated in HD-DVD piracy - Update!

   Update!  Today the people of the internet spoke loudly with our mute and persistant clicking of... button things ... meh. Ok, so our founding fathers would call us a bunch of pansies for not storming out of our flats ...

 
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California love: Summa going Hollywood!

It's Sunday, and well, that means we like to bring you lighter gaming news and even lighter Dtoid news. For those who may like to follow and track my whereabouts, you should know that starting Tuesday, I'll be living and based ou...

 
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Friday Robot Intermission: the robots are always winning edition

Don't you just love it when the work week just blows by? Good, then please tell me how that feels. I've had an E-67 broken hard drive on my 360 for a week and the Texan lady that took my initial support call at Xbox support failed t...

 
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Destructoid thanks 142,000 triggerfingers

GamePro.com recently ran a poll within their community to vote for their favorite gaming blog. By the will of the Ares, Destructoid had a landslide victory over our beloved Kotaku (and I've also heard AOL also bought and runs a gaming b...

 
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Become big in Japan: writers wanted

We interrupt your video game Web site for this important Destructoid Network announcement. Our sister site Japanator is currently looking for new intern writers, as we are currently in the process of redesigning and are looking for some fr...

 
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Spider-Man 3 game site goes live

Ever get the feeling that you've been neglecting your spidey sense for just too long? Yeah, me neither. But hey, if you're looking for a place to momentarily quench your arachnophilia, today Activision launched the Spider-Man 3 game...

 
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Become a Destructoid blogger

The top-secret community blogs feature of Destructoid is currently under a closed beta test because frankly, it sucks ass right now. When we think it's actually worth a damn, we'll let you give it a spin. Until then, expect delays o...

 
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NextLust: Looking for a few good men or women to help the cause

Are you a complete tech junkie? Do you dream about the iPhone or any other gadget that could leave your underwear all sticky? Can you write in a smarmy enough way that would rival me on a good day? Do you want to be a part of the newest par...

 
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Server maintenace complete

Update: The little marine said "job's done" Is anyone still awake? No? Ok, good! We're going to take down the site for a few minutes into the wee hours to add some new hardware to support more simultaneous readers. Some of...

 
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PWNED! This feature is currently under maintenance

The page you have just tried to access is currently being worked on. We apologize for your incovenience.  Instead, here are the lyrics to Ice Ice Baby.  Enjoy: Yo VIP ... let's kick it Ice ice baby (vanilla) Ice ice bab...

 
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Bonus Kun's just off the home page option

If you read Destructoid 10,000 times a day, you probably love our unofficial Bonus Kun "just off the home page" feature at the bottom of the page. If you're more of a drive-by reader, you'll probably want those stories on...

 
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So who won the console? You'll know soon enough! We have hundreds possible winners with an average of 10-20 ballots each, so I'm still cutting paper. I tried filming the prep process but it's taking so long that I...   read

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Now you can track our most epic flamewars: Dtoid's top discussions

Today the Elephant man silently introduced a new Web site feature that reports the most discussed articles of the week, month, and all time. You'll find the link on the right of the Top 20 Buzz Monitor where it now reads "also see...

 
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Ubisoft dude says online gaming sites rule, we agree completely

Finally, an executive that knows what the hell they are talking about! All praise due Ubisoft UK managing director Rob Cooper, for he has prophecized that online gaming sites are the future. Straight from a genius' mouth to your eyes:S...

 
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Hey business face, send this to yer boss. Dtoid's community wants your budget

For once, gamer girl boners aside, I really just wanted to thank all of our readers, writers, contributors, tipsters, lurkers, forum spammers, and future bloggers for all of the support you've shown Destructoid. Look at that damn Alexa ...

 
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Powerful mojo is coming to Destructoid

In a few minutes we will begin making a few changes to the navigation of the web site. We've consolidated a few menus, spat a little turtle wax here and there, and are in the process of sneaking in a new feature of the site called Commu...

 

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When you build a company you build your own perfect little world. I made Destructoid. This is me backing up your blogs: Email me at My advice to people who want to work in videogames is to ju...

 

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ZEN Pinball 2: Aliens vs. Pinball"Not the Alien's most terrifying incarnation"

 

Alienation"Welcome to Earth"

 

Zenge"Slide, slide, slippity slide"

 

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DISCUSSIONS | setupPosts by everyone - post yours

Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Not sure why, but I get antsy when the devs of an indie game are in the comment section of an article about said

 
Pixie The Fairy

I went with this

 
Nathan D

Tis but a scratch!

 
KeithTheGeek

That feel when you get the sick 0-to-death but then your net cuts out preventing you from saving the

 
DeadMoon

Cat Girl

 
Zer0t0nin

Youre welcome:

 
Torchman

So this was a thing

 
Double Monocles

Finally got Starfox! The controls are REALLy jarring, Im doing training mode a couple times to try to get used to I really hope o can get used to it, Ive waited so long for another Star Fox game

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Starting tomorrow Ill essentially have $35 in my Do I go the $13 route (I own SSFIV already but not on the I also cant use the WiiU games), or just beat-the-average?

 
ikiryou

Well, my happy-go-lucky new job is probably going out the door, thanks to the mathematically-challenged temp before me who farked up the warehouse So long sexy forklift/Aliens cosplay

 
keisal

I guess U-verse has internet data caps now, but if you have a TV plan with them it remains Even though mine will be unlimited this still pisses me Its the principal of the

 
Confuseddalek

So far today I have fallen through a ceiling, and hit my head on a sink on the way Blacked out, and woke up to find myself in the womens restroom that is full of One woman was pushing my head with her foot to see if I was still

 
ZombZ

I want to write a blog and have been doing some has eventually led me to an article on a certain my naivete I checked the comments for opinions and inspiration only to be reminded why I dont go there

 
YoeriB

Wooow were getting a the punisher series!

 
MeanderBot

*sniff sniff*

 
MeanderBot

Whoops, there I go pressing the post button out of *ahem* Catgirls!

 
Sarah Jane Farron

I was out with a friend in the city centre today and realised its kind of really fun to listen to nearby conversations between other The amount of dumb its So many people are dumb and quite amusing to listen

 
OverlordZetta

Question! Is there a way to do something about how some of the front paged blogs are under a different tag? I was confused and wondering where Torchs mech one went (wanted to look up some of the shows) until I found it was under a different

 
Torchman

That feel when you finally deal with some problems with your computer that have been bugging you for

 
Nathan D

I love seeing people out and about that make me seem perfectly normal by Feels

 
Pixie The Fairy

Rae woke up in a sandy ruin, her head aching from the crash, though she was thankfully She spots a dusty chest near her and opens Then a voice asks, Become classy or be total anime trash?

 
iam16bit

Im really digging Affordable Space

 
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Leeroy

 
Dangus Taargus

So after just finishing every previous Star Fox game made before Zero, and having now just played through the first 4 missions of What the fuck is wrong with people? This game is absolutely Pro Tip: Go to training Get

 
Rad Party God

Apparently, Doom has a permadeath option and youll leave your helmet where you died, kind of like the blood pools of Dark

 
Luca Blight

Before I go to bed I decide to give you not one but two cat Good night everyone :)

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Finally got General Pepper to say WHAT?! in Star Fox :D

 
GWJosh

This week on the cast, I spoke to Overflow Games about the development of their first Kickstarted title: Cornerstone the Song of Tyrim

 
Vadicta

Now, theres a

 

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