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Player Studio wants you to forge the next badass
Matt Higby doesn't know what the future of his game may hold, and he's frankly OK with that. We prodded him with questions about Player Studio, the new marketplace we've blogged about before where gamers can upload... read feature

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SOE Live: Tour PlanetSide 2's Hossin in a video interview


Look for it on the PS4 this fall, free as in beer
Aug 02
PlanetSide 2 is, without question, a labor of love. Free-to-Play shooters shouldn't look this good or function this well, and yet every time I see these hundred-man battles play out in front of me I'm somehow always still su... read
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SOE Live: Three things about DCUO's new DLC 8 (video)


Here's what's exciting to the guys behind the game
Aug 02
There's so much coming to DC Universe Online -- check out these huge environments just announced minutes ago. One of my favorite parts of the job is meeting the people behind these incredible games face to face. Its one... read
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SOE Live: DC Universe Online: Sons of Trigon gets sinful


Each son represents a sin, will drag you into Gotham hell
Aug 02
The DC Universe Online keynote is streaming right now, so go catch it! Members of the press spent some time with the new content yesterday, an effort described by creative director Jens Anderson as "their best-looking DLC yet... read
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SOE Live: Here's what EverQuest Next sounds like


Skyrim composer Jeremy Soule gives us a taste
Aug 02
During last night's SOE Live keynote, president John Smedley gave the gossip-starved EverQuest fans one dangling carrot: an early taste of the game's musical score and some face time with legendary musical composer Jeremy So... read
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EverQuest Next

SOE Live: Watch the EverQuest Next keynote hurr


Twitch has you covered
Aug 02
The show won't start until 12pm PDT, but there are already a thousand rabid fans squatting the chat room (myself amongst them) and people here in Las Vegas seem to have camped the convention center floor overnight for prime ... read
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Even Vegas isn't big enough for these expectations
How do you follow up a game that has captivated so many people for 15 for completely different reasons? Its not a task Sony Online Entertainment has taken to lightly: EverQuest Next has been scrapped twice since 2008 and is ... read feature

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SOE Live will be streamed, EverQuest NEXT to be unveiled


We'll be Everquestioning
Jul 31
Second wives, prepare your divorce papers: EverQuest Next is being unveiled this week.  Sony Online Entertainment kicks off their annual "SOE Live" game expo at 7pm tomorrow in Las Vegas, and I can barely ... read
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Weekend wallpapers: Batman, Need for Speed, Mirror's Edge


Give your desktop a refresh
Jun 29
Its been a little bit since I've thrown some high-resolution videogame wallpapers up on a weekend, so have at you!  This gallery features ten 2560x1600 renderings from Mad Max, Killzone, Injustice: Gods amongst us, Batma... read
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Random gamer and geek gear to your door
[Update: Contest over! Winners are Lee Stokes, dlconor16, ChillyBilly, Nek, and Drunkus. Check your PMs, people!] During E3 I was lucky enough to hang out with Loot Crate, a service that sends you a gamer-and-geek themed ass... read feature

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Pikmin 3

Video: Check out Pikmin 3's bingo battle mode


Bro, do you even lift?
Jun 20
A Nintendo representative walks us through the two-player versus mode "Bingo Battle" in Pikmin 3, where you must command your troops to mine resources to match pieces on a bingo board. Resources are limited, so you can block... read
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Something seems missing
Yesterday we spent some hands-on time with Nintendo's holiday lineup for 2013, and talked about their strong core gamer titles for 2014. We saw some very cute and fun games that my family will surely enjoy, and pondered how ... read feature

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Gallery: Mr. Destructoid vs. E3, Day One


Who is the robot and what does he want?
Jun 11
Did you know Destructoid was first started just to get into E3?  After obtaining press credentials and actually having a few readers to respond to, I decided that I would keep it going and looked into getting a booth, bu... read
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E3 scandal exposed: ESA makes journos poop in the dark


One man takes a stand.
Jun 11
Hey ESA, can we get some light bulbs in the press bathrooms? The international boys can't aim. read
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Consumers bail the impasse
There is little debate over who "won" E3 this year: In our internal poll following the conference most of our readers chose the PlayStation 4 as the superior contender. Sony put on a quite a strong show, came $100 under ... read feature

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Here is your E3 Badge artwork


Dragon's Crown all up in your business
Jun 09
We're pleased to announce that Atlus is the E3 badge holder sponsor this year, so fifty-thousand people will have magical controversial breasts on their own chests -- and have a chance to meet the man whose vision made Dragon... read
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Ugly photos from Battlefield 4's Alpha leak new features


Unfinished preview reveals weapons, gameplay, squads
Jun 09
A massive 58 image gallery of an early, half-textured alpha build of Battlefield 4 was making the rounds last night, presumably leaked from a private multiplayer test on the Xbox 360 ("Xenon" Build).  They're pretty... read
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Exclusive: Here's a teaser of the E3 badge insert


Come back in a few hours for the full artwork
Jun 09
Update: Nobody's sketch is even close! Here's a rotated more clear version to help you out. Let's play a game, shall we? Attached is the official badge insert for E3, blanked out on embargo until tomorrow morning. The die cut... read
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inal Fantasy XIII-3

Poster says Final Fantasy XIII-3 coming to PC [updated]


A designer's mistake or unannounced port?
Jun 09
[Update: Square-Enix senior PR man David Yang tells Dual-Shockers that the posters are indeed a goof. It just goes to show: even the official artwork is not so official sometimes.] A sharp-eyed Redditor noticed a PC logo on o... read
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PvZ shooter? Seriously?

PvZ: Garden Warfare leak in Google cache [updated]


URL on PopCap.com suggests spoof is no joke
Jun 08
Update: Supererogatory found a Google cache snapshot of that URL, which quasi-confirms its existence (or incredibly elaborate joke).  The description of the game appears as follow: PLANTS VS ZOMBIES™ GAR... read
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The calm before the storm
The E3 show floor doesn't open until Tuesday, so until then we can only imagine what's inside from the rumors we've been following and posters littered around the Los Angeles Convention Center. The expo build-out is currently... read feature

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Get money, get paid!

Join a gaming focus group, get paid if you qualify


Make some money with those heated opinions
Jun 04
Destructoid is sponsored in part by PanelofGamers, a division of VGMarket, that pays gamers to complete focus group surveys from home. Some surveys offered right now are paying $20 per completion.  The names of... read
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What would Chef Ramsay say?
This week Destructoid is sponsored in part by Walmart Games Center and Deadpool, who demonstrates his skills at irony and chimichangas. Kids, do not attempt these advanced culinary techniques at home without adult supervision and a video camera present.  read feature

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Beat the Grol, last mission, etc in black hole difficulty by standing still
[Note: Article contains mild mission spoilers] Star Command is totally worth the $3, but the game is hella broken. Ironically, the more of a fiery death inferno your ship becomes the easier the game gets. If you haven't... read feature

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Battlefield69

EA buys Battlefield13-20.com? Pfff, we own Battlefield69


Next Gen is balls
May 08
BREAKING: DESTRUCTOID LEADS THE ARMS RACE IN STUPID MILITARY DOMAIN NAMES San Francisco, CA - Somewhere near Philz Coffee and 24th Street It appears that EA has registered www.Battlefield13.com through www.Battlefield20.com, ... read
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Site maintenance: We're merging dupe accounts


Here's how to keep them separate if you'd like
May 07
Just a quick note: If you have multiple accounts on Destructoid and would like to keep them separate, please make sure they each have a different email account.  You can change your email and username by visiting your se... read
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Browse Destructoid with your arrow keys like a boss


Test drive this curious contraption
May 04
Would you like to browse Destructoid posts by just using your arrow keys? Here you go. The tool was created by the folks at Nextly, a cool browser app that lets you skip from one post to another at the click of a key, and also lets you import your social feeds (or explore other favorite feeds, like Reddit). They're currently in beta and are curious to know what you think. Do want? read
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Wallpaper Downloads

Weekend videogame wallpapers: Tomb Raiding is dirty work


Desktop Swagger
May 02
Did you know we have forums? I hid it from the menu for a few days but everyone kept using them, so I guess I'll keep them running for another 9 years. One of my favorite threads has 59 pages worth of Gaming Wallpapers, ... read
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New Dtoid Theme

Dafoe Returns: Try Dtoid's new darker theme


Go black, but please come back
Apr 25
Yep. Try it right above our logo. You will need to Refresh Page to see it affect comments. For those of you blinded by our stark summer redesign I now bring you a fully-featured dark theme, complete with alternate button styl... read
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Dragon Ball tacos: La Cumbia de Goku goes viral


Material may not suitable for all audiences
Apr 23
Four days ago the musical group "Cañada de la Cumbia" posted a tribute to Dragon Ball Z and the video is spreading like wildfire -- over 3.2 million views at the time of this posting.  Despite my last n... read
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Free codes for all
This week Destructoid is sponsored by Age of Wushu, a brand new free-to-play martial arts-themed MMORPG. The game takes you through 2,000 years of Wuxia history focused on leveling your individual fighting styles, s... read feature

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More gaming sites are speaking up about the elephant in the browser
[Minor update: I moved my CPM real-world stats from the comments to the post so that its more visible] Whether you're an aspiring writer, an established games critic, or a hopeful webmaster building your first gaming site it ... read feature







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