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Karma's a bitch: Jack Thompson has heart trouble


Aug 03
You know what karma is; it's that concept by which if you live a good life, you're reborn as a golden cow, and if you're bad, you're liable to spend your next incarnation trapped in the body of a hideous predatory mantis who ... read
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Somebody loves you: New Eternal Sonata Screens


Aug 01
How do I love thee, Destructoid? If you count the number of images in this brand-new gallery of Eternal Sonata screens that I painstakingly converted to JPGs and uploaded just for you, you might have a fraction of an idea of ... read
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Counterpoint: Why you should fear casual gaming


Jul 30
As you've probably seen, Lewzr's recent clogpost, much like a lucky crane game toy, was plucked from the crowd and deemed by the fickle whim of fate to be worthy of frontpage note, leaving the other two-dollar polyester toys ... read
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A wild CHOCOBABY appears! What will you do?


Jul 30
I pretend I'm rational, pragmatic, unsentimental. I deal with the issues, man, the core of our intellectual relationship with games, the subtle layers of gamer psychology. And I feign androgyny; my gender has no place in my ... read
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Let boobs flounce free!


Jul 27
A recent FileFront editorial treats a topic near and dear to all our hearts -- boobs in video games. However, even though the article's author identifies himself as "someone who enjoys eye candy as much as the next man,&... read
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Building a better RPG: How Persona 3 will save us all


Jul 25
Quite often these days, we hear it said that “nobody wants to play 60-hour RPGs anymore.” Many of us even say as much ourselves, especially as an entire generation ages and finds itself with less time to pour in... read
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Dragons ate my power cord: New Lair Screens


Jul 23
I've never seen Lair demoed anywhere. My parole officer doesn't like me going out much, especially near childrens' schools. I know that people scrutinize any new developments on the Lair front, though, to see if i... read
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New Devil May Cry 4 screens include cleavage


Jul 20
Few more official Devil May Cry 4 screens for us today, via the Japanese site. These are new characters, and it looks like they're part of Nero's end of things somehow. Since info about this game skulks out of secrecy... read
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Expansion announced for Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops


Jul 17
At the Tokyo PlayStation Premier event in Tokyo, Konami unveiled what seems to be an expansion pack for PSP's Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops. It'll offer new playable characters, new multiplayer stages and game mode... read
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Accidental brilliance in Grand Theft Auto: Episode 2


Jul 17
It finally happened; we took back the hood.Grove Street was on the up-and-up now, we rollin' high-style in the mansion with the fancy cars, cuttin' rap albums and livin' da life of a go-getta. CJ looked pimpin'... read
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Sony finished crucifying our souls, now hangs our viscera on barbed wire


Jul 13
Oh, Sony, why must you toy with us?Let's have a recap of today's rollercoaster, shall we? First David Reeves of Sony Europe let slip that our somewhat-relieving price drop on the 60 GB PS3 was more like a liquidation ... read
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SCEA denies phase-out, wants to punch Sony Europe


Jul 13
Apparently, Sony Computer Entertainment of America has reacted with a bemused "WTF?" to David Reeves of Sony Europe's assertion that the 60GB PS3 is being liquidated, chalking it up to misinterpretation. A rep f... read
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Australians endure mass wallet-rape


Jul 13
Sony Computer Entertainment of Australia says there are no plans for a PS3 price reduction for the Aussie folks right now. Holy crap, I had no idea those dudes were paying $999, but there it is, and there it'll stay, app... read
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PS3 price cut? More like a liquidation sale


Jul 13
In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, SCEE President David Reeves let us in on the truth behind the 60GB PS3's price drop -- apparently, the 60GBs are getting the markdown in America because Sony's going to stop sel... read
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Help Reggie get Wii Healthy


Jul 12
Those of you following our E3 coverage have already heard about Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Aime's less-than-impressive showing at the Wii Fit demonstration. He tried the route of denial by claiming "heavy clothin... read
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New Silent Hill V details


Jul 12
I've been being a surly gal the past couple days, pouting stiffly at all the preview hysteria and the barrage of announcements out of E3. That's mostly because I'm jealous I'm stuck here in New York with no ai... read
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Capcom says RE exceeding expectations, thinks Sony'll cut prices again


Jul 12
Apparently Capcom thinks Sony'll take another slice out of PS3's price before the end of 2007. Capcom Chief Financial Officer Kazuhiko Abe, in an interview with Reuters at E3, said:   "The number of PS2 us... read
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Dance Beatdown? Draglade announced!


Jul 10
Ever been to one of those parties -- think back to some kid's Bar Mitzvah, or maybe it's someone's awkward, overheated wedding, and sometimes someone's dancing just looks a little bit dangerous? There's a ... read
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Plant Tycoon: Cut-throat botanical entrepreneurship?


Jul 09
You might have checked out developer Last Day of Work's previous downloadables, Fish Tycoon and Virtual Villagers (for all you hoity-toity Mac folk). Or, you may have played some other dev's game with "tycoon&quo... read
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Building a better RPG: Character deaths


Jul 05
[All over the place now, we hear about how the RPG genre is stagnating; that fewer people want to play console RPGs anymore. Yet, that may not be entirely correct—the truth is, nobody wants to play the same console RPG ... read
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Sweet Samus! New Metroid Prime 3 Screenshots (now with 20% more haiku!)


Jul 03
Whether you actually love Metroid or you just like to fap to Samus, you'll dig these brand-new screenshots from Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. Though, for those severely patience-disabled, it might make it harder to wait th... read
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Anyone for mystery? Sherlock Holmes vs. Arsène Lupin


Jul 02
I'm still nostalgic for point-and-click PC adventure games. You know, ridiculously obscure puzzles that require you to combine things in an ungodly marriage, wringing your extremities in rage as you scream, "HOW THE ... read
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Collect your jaws from the floor: new Heavenly Sword screens (update)


Jun 29
Blades are cool. Women are cool. Kratos taught us that blades on chains with fiery streaks coming out are even cooler. But blades on chains plus fiery redheaded women plus screenshots that look like this? Ashes, ashes, we all... read
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Games: SERIOUS BUSINESS


Jun 28
Slate just pubbed a piece about the whole "serious games" phenomenon. If you haven't heard, the serious gaming concept refers to games whose primary purpose isn't fun. A game that isn't fun? Good luck wi... read
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Breaking the fourth wall: where player meets game


Jun 26
Internet surfing can be a surreal, meandering adventure sometimes; personally, I always end up on Wikipedia for a quick look-up, and then end up spending too much time reading articles that link to the articles that link to t... read
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The truth about Leon Kennedy: My baby's got a secret


Jun 25
Like many of my comrades in the gaming army, I was psyched to pick up the Wii edition of Resident Evil 4 this weekend. Then, I remembered I suck at that game. Hardcore. So Leigh, let's take a game you were -- let's ca... read
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My power is maximum; new DragonBall Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 screenshots


Jun 23
The list of things you ought to be glad you don't know about me is long enough that I think it's okay to remove one item. One bizarre, deformed, dark secret. Go ahead and insert your own dramatic pause here. Impregnat... read
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Building a better RPG: Part I


Jun 22
Now's the time in the crazy wedding party in my mind where, after a few frenetic, sweaty rounds of the puff-sleeve Macarena, the DJ gets on the mic and says, "Okay. Let's bring it down now, let's slow it down... read
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Accidental Brilliance in Grand Theft Auto


Jun 21
You're looking at a screenshot of my very own neighborhood in Spanish Harlem, New York City. This is "La Calle 116," and it's hoppin' in the summer. This time of year, the streets become so crowded that ... read
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"Special Lessons" with Mitsurugi


Jun 20
I confess, fighting games aren't really my specialty. I'm only passably good at them -- that's to say, better than many people, but I eat dirt against practiced gamers. I do play a lot of Soul Calibur, though. My ... read






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