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Comic the Jumper: the second art style revealed

Continuing its stream of reveals, The Maw creator Twisted Pixel is now showing off the inspiration behind the second (of five) different comic book styles set to be in the game -- and boy does it get our Greatsword hands all sweaty.If you p...

 
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Halo: Reach beta to open to Silver members on May 14th

No Gold sub, no problem. This is the mantra Microsoft will have for about three days as the publisher is set to open up the Halo: Reach beta to Xbox LIVE Silver members. Starting on May 14 and stretching until May 17, all owners of Halo: OD...

 
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Bejeweled 2 coming to WiiWare

Betting men who are allowed to still bet if Bejeweled 2 is coming to the Wii should go ahead and exploit the poor dude taking the bets. Earlier yesterday, GamerBytes.com spotted a German USK Ratings board summary that all but officially con...

 
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Steam Digital Deluxe Edition of Civilization 5 announced

2K Games and Valve have inked an "agreement" to put out a special Steam deluxe edition of the no-troop-stacking Civilization title, Sid Meier's Civilization V. According to a fresh out of the oven press release, the Digital Deluxe Edition o...

 
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Champions Online devs to reveal new MMO this summer

Not losing steam after the Champions Online Xbox 360 cancellation, Cryptic Studios has plans to reveals its third MMO soon -- as in, this summer soon. "I can't speak to the specifics of what we're doing," Cryptic's Bill Roper told MMORPG.co...

 
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Two Capcom-published games hit the App Store

Publisher Capcom has two fresh games available on the App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch: Dark Void Zero and Hatchlings.In a recent press release, Capcom celebrated the fact that both titles are using Aurora Feint's OpenFeint tech, whi...

 
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Telltale offers up spectacular Monkey Island bundle

For this week only, developer Telltale Games is offering the full season of its Tales of Monkey Island series and Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition for 20 bucks.Why both games -- the latter developed internally by LucasArts courtesy ...

 
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The Force Unleashed II set for an October 26th release

The follow-up to The Force Unleashed, LucasArts' The Force Unleashed II, will be released on October 26th, 2010.In a recent official Facebook page update, the creator of the series delivered the release date directly to some of its stronges...

 
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Dragon Age: Origins mystery DLC dated and priced

A new piece of downloadable content for BioWare's fantasy action RPG Dragon Age: Origins, dubbed "Darkspawn Chronicles," is slated for release on May 18th at 400 Microsoft Points.This is according to Microsoft's latest Xbox LIVE Newsbeat, w...

 
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Blaz Blue Continuum Shift: Yep, there's a stick for that

Mad Catz is continuing with its agenda to put out a stick for every fighting game under the sun. Earlier this month we got our hands on sexier, slimmer Super Street Fighter 4 sticks. In June, we'll be able to get down with some very special...

 
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Just Cause 2's Air Propulsion Gun is f'ing metal

Forget about Just Cause 2? This trailer might open your eyes to it again. Avalanche has been releasing DLC packs for the game that add in a variety of insane gadgets and vehicles, all of which are shown in context in the above. The big foc...

 
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'Bleed out' in L4D2 this weekend with Valve

On top of busting out the new "talking" Boomer plush toy, the Left 4 Dead 2 blog team also announced this week's Mutation: Bleed Out. According to the post, this mode essentially turns the survivors into milk jug with tiny holes in the bott...

 
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Puzzle Quest 2 training app hits Facebook

A game that will likely never deny a platform, Puzzle Quest 2, is making its quasi-debut on Facebook as a social game. The app, which is in open beta, is called Mage Trainer. And just like it sounds, the intent of the game is to teach playe...

 
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Here's your Japanese SSFIV costume DLC schedule

Capcom apparently lifted the DLC release date curtain for Japanese owners of Super Street Fighter 4 interested in costume packs. Eventhubs has obtained a fairly complete release date schedule for this version of the fighter, and like them, ...

 
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Bethesda announces its new digs in Germany and France

Bethesda Softworks has announced that it has expanded its "global operations" this afternoon. The studio responsible for Oblivion, Fallout 3, and is rumored to be working on an Elder Scrolls MMO, has opened offices in two European cities: F...

 
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New maps hit Command & Conquer 4

EA's Command & Conquer 4 now offers just a tad more content. The crew behind the new-fangled RTS recently busted out Patch 1.03, adding three new 5v5-ready multiplayer maps on top of several bug fixes. Those curious about the maps need ...

 
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Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition hits XBLA on May 5th

Atlus Inc was able to nail down a release date for the XBLA launch of Zeno Clash, the visually inspired (and spectacularly odd) first-person brawler. The publisher announced this afternoon that the game would hit the service on May 5th, jus...

 
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Fatshark continues to tweak Lead and Gold PC

It appears as if at least one dude at Fatshark Games isn't cozying up with a warm blanket on a beautiful beach after the successful PC release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. According to a recent PR blast, Fatshark has released "...

 
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'Latest' batch of Game Room games hit with delay

Microsoft's European Xbox LIVE dude Daniel Mahrer (think Major Nelson with an accent) used his Twitter account this afternoon to drop some bad news: the "latest batch" of Game Room games has been slapped with a delay "until further notice."...

 
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Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter hits PC

Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter, the second facelift for the classic run-pray-and-spray series, is now available as a PC download according to Croteam.Like the first revitalization, Second Encounter boasts new secrets to find, a new co...

 
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US black Wii bundle GameStop poster revealed

Terry Goodkind's hardest witch, a swell gal named Nicci, always wears black because she doesn't understand the point of life beyond suffering. We're not sure what kind of statement Nintendo is making with its black Wii, but at least we know...

 
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Video: Oh, so this is how you play Plants vs. Zombies HD

Who knew Bill, Jan, and son were monsters of the Cupertino touch board? In this latest little trailer put out by the Plants vs. Zombies HD crew, the crew shows us that it's possible to play the game with eleven fingers. The video i...

 
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Monkey Island: SE 2 commentators revealed

Long ago, at the San Francisco reveal event for Monkey Island: Special Edition 2, it was announced that the follow-up special edition would feature new Guybrush hair and developer-led commentary. Ron Gilbert and Tim Schafer were both prese...

 
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A lot of people didn't want seconds of Madden 10 online

Madden 09 had its share of online exploits. Its follow-up Madden 10, a near overhaul of the series, featured far less. But it didn't stop over a quarter of a million people from checking out the online component once and never returning. In...

 
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Settle down, boy: New Red Dead online images appear

Red Dead Redemption's online component has managed to lasso quite a bit of buzz since its initial reveal. And we don't disagree with the positive sentiment for the open-world action title -- the promise of ambient challenges on top of 16-ma...

 
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Download this: Steam UI update released

The big fat Steam UI update that some of you have been beta testing was released this afternoon. After clicking "Check for Steam client updates," prepare to experience an "overhauled," streamlined interface that adds more social stalking ab...

 
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Age of Conan's 'Rise of the Godslayer' expansion dated

Still playing Age of Conan, Funcom's Conan MMO? Great, OK, know this: the launch date of the prequel expansion, "Rise of the Godslayer," has been confirmed as May 11th. It will be available as a retail package as well as a download, but you...

 
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Some possible Left 4 Dead 2 Mutation names revealed

To an outsider, the most interesting online addition to Left 4 Dead 2 in a post-"The Passing" DLC environment are Mutations. Delivered to servers weekly, these are essentially new game modes that alter the player experiences and tactics acr...

 
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The Madden 11 demo will feature the Jets vs. Colts

Drew Brees may have been pretty enough for fans to make him the cover athlete of Madden 11, but he and his team didn't put on a big enough show in the Superbowl for the Saints to be chosen to be represented in the game's demo. On the offici...

 
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Final Fight: Double Impact PSN protected by DRM

There's a reason you can't play the PSN version of Final Fight: Double Impact without an active Internet connection. It's protected by DRM.Confused owners of the HD remake have been reporting that it is impossible to play the game without a...

 

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I'm Brad Nicholson. I've been around, but Destructoid is where my dawgs at. You can see my work here, at MTV, at Giant Bomb or other great places around the Internet. I also run a podcast called The Electric Hydra and work out a lot in my spare time. Yeah. I keep busy.
 
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