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First impressions: Madden NFL 10


Aug 10
It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Samit Sarkar and Brad Nicholson have spent the past few days playing EA Sports’ Madden NFL 10, and they’re here to give you their initial thoughts. This isn... read
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Gonna take you for a ride. Dear God, that song. Some of us have had it stuck in our heads for nearly a decade now, and if you haven't, let us be the first to welcome you to our little club with the release of Marvel vs. Capco... read feature

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The brawler was looking like a type of game that would never return, thanks to the evolving tastes of gamers and demand for more complex, deeper control schemes. Fortunately, digital distribution has come along, and the need ... read feature

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Comment of the Week: Question on reviews


Jul 18
Last week we announced our new weekly "feature," something we're calling "Comment of the Week." The idea: encourage legitimate, entertaining discussion about videogaming news, reviews, previews, and more. ... read
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The Conduit is a game with baggage. After it was first announced last year, it quickly become a symbol to game-fans on either side of the "Wii divide". Many people who hate the Wii want the game to fail in order to... read feature

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Electronic Arts Digital Illusion CE’s Battlefield 1943 is a bite-sized downloadable title based upon the foundation of the Battlefield series. In the game, two teams compete for flags with legs, tanks, airplanes and Jee... read feature

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We really liked Bit.Trip Beat. Combining old-school gameplay with an awesomely neo-retro aesthetic and just plain awe-inspiring level design, this first installment of Gaijin Games' new WiiWare series encapsulated everything ... read feature

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The audience for most sports simulations tends to be limited to die-hard fans of the sport in question. But boxing is something that seems to have much higher crossover appeal; perhaps boxing games’ similarities to fig... read feature

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We love you guys; really, we do. And even more so, we love hearing from you. Even better, we love it when you have something relevant, interesting, or even funny to say. With that in mind, we'd like to introduce a new, weekly... read feature

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The original Call of Juarez had to be played to be believed. An alternately awful and incredible mixture of poorly designed levels with an incredible attention to pacing, narrative, and character (for 50% of the game, you cou... read feature

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If there's one thing we like here at Destructoid, it's robots; if there's two things we like, it's robots and adventure games. When we received a preview copy of Machinarium this weekend, our excitement was as unsurprising as... read feature

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Escape from Monkey Island wasn’t terrible, but it certainly had its share of problems. Released in 2000 for the PC (and 2001 for the PS2), the last Monkey Island title was a mash of old-school throwbacks ("Insult S... read feature

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Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Have you or your family ever seen a spook, specter or ghost?If the answer is "yes," the p... read feature

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Heavy Weapon has been available since the beginning of time. It was released in 2005, well before humans emerged as the dominant life form on Earth. In 2007, PopCap Games updated Heavy Weapon, applied the subtitle “Atom... read feature

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In 1991, had we been given the opportunity to join the Ghostbusters as an “Experimental Equipment Technician,” we probably would have jumped at the chance. It’s a job that would prove to be extremely dangero... read feature

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Radical Entertainment's Prototype has been a long time coming. The promise of shape-shifting slaughter in an open world was met with an equal mix of excitement and trepidation from gamers, but the game is finally out and judg... read feature

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Open world superhero games have so much potential that it's actually surprising we haven't had as many as we have so far. We've seen licensed games such as Spiderman, MMOs in City of Heroes and, of course, Crackdown. You can ... read feature

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Ah, Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures. With half your season already complete, what will you offer us in the final two episodes? We've already taken on mutated bees and unruly houseguests -- what's next?Today, we find out... read feature

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Borderlands has been hot on our radar for a while now, even before the dramatic change in art style that recently saw the game gain huge publicity. We've been itching to see the game in action for a while now, and our wishes ... read feature

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E3 09: An illustrated summary of E3 2009, by Burch n' Davis


Jun 07
E3 is come and gone -- but for some, the emotions still remain.Elation at new announcements and technology. Anticipation for upcoming games. Nostalgia for friends made, and breakfast burritos eaten.Ashley Davis and myself had... read
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Bayonetta. Aliens vs. Predator.Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing. It didn't take a genius to see that something was amiss at Sega's E3 booth. Veritable mountains of blood and boobs were countered only by a small, cutesy, and ... read feature

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By now, you've hopefully read Jim's glowing preview of Bayonetta. Lord knows Ashley Davis and myself did. With what we assumed would be our final preview already posted, we sat restlessly in the E3 press room for a few moment... read feature

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E3 09: Burch n' Davis play Grand Slam Tennis


Jun 04
As E3 comes to a close, we present the last of our "Burch n' Davis play..." segments. One would typically try to send such a series off with a bang, but we were too tired and had played too many high-profile games i... read
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E3 09: Burch n' Davis burn the fat in Wii Fit Plus


Jun 04
Ashley Davis and Anthony Burch wish they were Brad Nicholson. They long to have bulging muscles, a healthy immune system, and one of those -- how does one say it -- rockin' bods.Davis and Burch are lazy, however, and rather t... read
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E3 09: Burch 'n Davis play Sin and Punishment 2


Jun 04
Looking back on all the wonderful (and slightly less wonderful) things that we've seen so far at this year's E3, I think Sin and Punishment 2 was one of my (Ashley) favorites. And to think, we nearly completely missed the dis... read
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E3 09: Burch n' Davis try out Tony Hawk: Ride


Jun 04
The booth for Tony Hawk: Ride silently mocked Ashley Davis and myself for the first two days of E3. Forever surrounded by eager attendees at all times, it promised the most fully interactive gameplay experience short of break... read
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E3 09: Burch 'n Davis fence in Wii Sports Resort


Jun 04
In our quest to find a game that showed the full power of the Wii MotionPlus, Anthony and I turned our attention toward Wii Sports Resort, which was essentially the centerpiece of Nintendo's booth. While in line, we decided t... read
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E3 09: Burch 'n Davis play Ghostbusters


Jun 04
After yesterday's Ghostbuster mini-fiasco, we made it a point  to go straight to the Sony booth this morning to get to the game before the rest of the crowd could. I was nervous about what was about to happen, because th... read
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I know a lot of people were worried when it was announced that Lost Planet 2 would have four player co-op. After playing the upcoming sequel with Dale North yesterday, I can't imagine playing any future Lost Planet game witho... read feature

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Konami's press conference for E3 is coming and speculation is running a little bit rampant. Good thing we have Samit Sarkar and Conrad Zimmerman to break it all down for you as it happens. We heard a rumor on our way in that there's going to be a big announcement out of all this, so I wouldn't miss this if I were you. Hit the jump for the live blog! read feature

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Good morning, kiddies! Nick Chester, Brad Nicholson, Dale North, and Samit Sarkar are reporting live from Sony's E3 press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Hit the jump for the live blog of all the exciting news that's sure to come out of it![Update: Samit took 17 photos during the conference. Take a look at them in the gallery!]  read feature

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Hey, everyone! Chad Concelmo and Dale North to bring you the live blog of the E3 2009 Nintendo press conference. I don't know about you, but we are super excited about what Nintendo has to announce this year. In fact, I would... read feature







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