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Destructoid Rewind:
Our biggest stories from Feb 4-10, 2007

4:57 PM on 02.04.2008 // Niero Desu
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On this week's < Destructoid Rewind < the Reverend's opus the Mario Brothers on the big screen dominates the charts with over a sixty thousand readers (yes, yes, that's over 9,000). Was it a masterpiece or is he watching the film through retro goggles? Tough to say, but comments sure did bring some reclusive fans of the film out of their shells.  Other oddities include a rumor that made number 9 didn't turn out to be Rock Band, so maybe that project was put on the shelf or will follow suit? Who knows. Whatever it is, I hope it involves Wyld Stallions.

This week's pre-Valentine Destructoid archives* feature two romantic headlines: Living the dream as a game designer and how to potty train your wife from ruining your addictive gaming lifestyle. If you haven't tied the knot yet you can probably get around having to deal with that by seeking out women that photograph themselves half naked convered in video game consoles: the ever-present ladies of Destructoid Nerdcore land the number six spot. If you're having trouble meeting these women, maybe you need to consider a career in game testing. The hours are long but there's always the perks!

* Editor's Note: This is a public service announcement from one guy to another: V-Day is next week. Make plans so your loved one doesn't toss a console at your face for forgetting.

#   Title # Views # Comments
1   Why the Super Mario movie is an underappreciated masterpiece 60,847   114
2   The two greatest game endings ever produced 49,634   86
3   Japanese-style RPGs: Where kiddie sex dreams come true 30,373   38
4   Gonna have to face it, you're addicted to WoW 27,335   32
5   Marriage + Gaming = Game Over? 14,383   45
6   NERDCORE!!! Sexy Video Game Bikinis 12,584   61
7   Living the dream: Interview with a game tester 12,501   45
8   Jack is back and in video form (update) 10,289   51
9   Rumor: New info on the killer app Red Octane is working on 9,148   19
10   Increase your gamerscore, get stuff 6,285   22

 



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