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Not a typo: Nintendo reveals new DSi XL color


Sep 09
After struggling with initial 3DS sales, Nintendo must think it's golden on that front after the price drop. The company announced last night that sales of handheld were up 260% following the price reduction to $169.99. So wi... read
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Max Payne 3 trailer hitting next week


Sep 09
Rockstar is getting serious about this Max Payne 3 business, first with two new screenshots last week, and now with talk of a brand new trailer.  We'll get our latest look at the long-awaited third game in the series nex... read
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I can't stay up past 10:30 PM anymore because I'm old, but I know a few people who can. Destructoid is teaming with Bitmob to play Deep Silver's cooperative zombie-massacre title Dead Island for -- wait for it -- 20 hours str... read feature

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Even more Fruit Ninja Kinect DLC... in space!


Sep 08
Halfbrick isn't kidding around with downloadable content for Fruit Ninja Kinect. It's now released the second content pack, "Space Capsule," which is available for 160 MS Points. The pack adds a new star chart backdrop, a "St... read
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Nintendo DLC: Paint Splash! Golf! Puzzle Rocks!


Sep 08
It's "shop" update time, guys! That means all manner of Nintendo's shops -- the Wii Shop Channel, the 3DS eShop, and the DSiWare Shop -- are all updated! So what's on the plate for today? Let's have a look…3DS-only Go... read
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Rotastic coming to XBLA on September 21


Sep 08
Dancing Dots' oddball Xbox Live Arcade title Rotastic will be available September 21 for 800 MS Points. We previewed the game last week, which was described as "Cut the Rope crossed over with Bejeweled, all wrapped in the aes... read
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Mortal Kombat Klassic Fight Stick brings 90s arcades home


Sep 07
If you remember the 90s, you likely remember spending arcades. Or at least the murky corners of pizza shops and mom-and-pop video stores masquerading as such. Maybe I'm dating myself, but I remember those times fondly. Many o... read
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Have some free screens for upcoming free Red Dead DLC


Sep 07
With the free "Myths and Mavericks" content for Red Dead Redemption right around the corner, Rockstar thought you might want to see what you're in store for. So here, have these new screenshots. The pack is out next week, Sep... read
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The real Dead Island experience revealed


Sep 07
As gaming enthusiasts, we'll never forget that initial reveal trailer for Dead Island. Gripping, emotional, and beautifully crafted, it was a haunting promo that put Techland's first-person role-playing game on almost everyo... read
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Robot fighting flick Reel Steel getting XBLA, PSN game


Sep 07
The first time I saw the trailer for the upcoming film, Reel Steel, I was in a public theater. It was probably inappropriate for me to laugh out our at it, but there I was, cackling uncontrollably. The premise: an ex-fighter ... read
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Trials dev's MotoHeroz hits WiiWare next week


Sep 07
RedLynx has announced that its WiiWare title, MotoHeroz, will be available September 12 for 1500 Wii Points.  This cute little racer packs a single-player campaign, leaderboards, as well as a four-player "party mode." I... read
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Resistance 3 'Survival' DLC coming October 3


Sep 06
Resistance 3 hits PlayStation 3 today, and Sony's already on top of announcing the first DLC for Insomniac's first-person shooter. The "Survival" pack will be hitting the PlayStation Store on October 4, and will be bringing a... read
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Get your Borderlands 2 gameplay shaky cam footage here


Sep 04
I had a chance to see Borderlands 2 during a behind-closed-doors presentation at PAX last week. My thoughts? Game looks kind of awesome. Okay, it looks really awesome.  But don't take my word for it, check it ou... read
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Get Dead Island a few days early if you're lucky


Sep 04
While Dead Island is officially set to hit shelves this coming Tuesday, a few naughty retailers have started selling the game early.  Reader Spencer writes to us with photographic evidence of his purchase of Techland's z... read
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Get Double XP with this Call of Duty XP Mountain Dew can


Sep 04
Call of Duty XP attendees not only had a chance to play Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer for the first time, but also to get bombarded with advertisements for products like Mountain Dew. But it's for a good cause: double XP ... read
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Real life Call of Duty Burger Town is neat, pricey


Sep 03
Studies show that playing too much Call of Duty can make you hungry. So Activision has built up a real life Burger Town -- the phony fast food chain that has appeared in the games -- at its Call of Duty XP event in Los Angele... read
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Activision funds sequel to Call of Duty fan film


Sep 02
Earlier this year, we posted a Call of Duty-inspired short film called Find Makarov. Despite it being an impressive production, it was done without Activision's knowledge or consent. But the mega-publisher wasn't upset, inst... read
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While the core services of Activision's Call of Duty Elite will be free, players who invest in a "Premium" membership will be a bit more elite than your usual elite. Priced at $49.99 a year, Premium members will get access to... read feature

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Elite brings Facebook, clan support to Modern Warfare 3


Sep 02
Back in May, we got our first look at Call of Duty Elite, a set of tools introduced by Activision to enrich the game experience. Introduced to players was in-depth stat tracking, video sharing, training tools based on your ga... read
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Limited Edition Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 announced


Sep 02
At Call of Duty XP today, Microsoft and Activision announced the Limited Edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 bundle.Priced at $399.99, the bundle will ship with a custom "battle worn" Xbox 360 S console, as well a... read
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With so many "runner" games on iOS, another one is certainly a hard sell. But there's a reason these games are so popular. It's a simple concept -- a character moves continuously from left to right at an ever-increasing speed... read feature

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DO NOT engage Ridley mother effer in Metroid on 3DS


Sep 01
It seems that the Virtual Console version of the NES classic Metroid on 3DS (the one recently made available to "ambassadors") doesn't like your naughty language. It appears that entering the password "ENGAGE RIDLEY MOTHER F... read
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Read this Dead Island comic book in your browser now


Sep 01
You'll have to wait a week before you explore the zombie-infested tropical paradise of Dead Island. But get a head start on the tale of a zombie virus that completely and totally messes s**t up by reading prequel comic book&h... read
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Uncharted Dual Pack hits retail next week


Sep 01
If for some reason you own a PlayStation 3 and haven't played either of the Uncharted games… what's your deal!? Here's your chance: Sony is releasing an Uncharted Greatest Hits Dual Pack, and it's hitting shelves next ... read
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Free Red Dead Redemption DLC hits September 13


Sep 01
Remember Red Dead Redemption? Free downloadable content for the game, the "Myths & Mavericks" bonus pack, will hit Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on September 13. The pack will feature new multiplayer characters, along... read
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The Haunted: Hell's Reach hits PC this October


Aug 30
The winning title of 2010's "Make Something Unreal Contest" is getting a retail PC release, thanks to THQ's ValuSoft division. The Haunted: Hells Reach will be available on PC this October. The Haunted runs players through 3... read
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THQ bringing WWE All Stars to Nintendo 3DS


Aug 30
THQ has announced today that its bringing its arcade-style take on sports entertainment, WWE All Stars, to the Nintendo 3DS. It doesn't sound like the game is taking a hit coming to the tiny screen, either. In addition to the... read
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Atari publishing The Kore Gang, may actually come out


Aug 29
The Kore Gang, a game that started life on the original Xbox and then later resurfaced on the Wii, is finally seeing a release in North America soon. The Wii action platformer is being published by Atari, and is set for an O... read
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Walmart's 360 price cut was an error, but will honor sale


Aug 29
You know that Xbox 360 price drop that Walmart advertised last week? You know, the one where the 4GB Kinect bundle went from $299.99 to $249.99. Yeah, well the retailer was just kidding. Joystiq is reporting that Walmart has ... read
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High definition God of War Origins demo hitting PSN soon


Aug 29
Former PlayStation Portable-only God of War titles Chains of Olympus and Ghost of Sparta look stellar as part of the PlayStation 3 God of War: Origins Collection. But don't take my word for it, see it for yourself: there's a ... read
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Namco x Tecmo is a thing, but what kind of thing?


Aug 29
A website has been launched teasing an apparent Namco Bandai and Tecmo Koei partnership. But what could it be? The site displays the words "Namco Bandai Games Inc x Tecmo Koei Games Co Limited," with a countdown clock pointin... read
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Good news: Modern Warfare 3 PC will use Steamworks


Aug 29
To the cheers of PC gamers around the world, it's been confirmed today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will support Steamworks. You should know what this means by now: auto-updating, achievements, and all of the other goo... read






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