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Developer Q&A: Deep Silver talks about their upcoming Wii title, Cursed Mountain

About a zillion years ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Martin Filipp, Developer at Deep Silver, and discuss with him the company's upcoming survival-horror title: Cursed Mountain. Deep Silver, if you weren't aware, is relatively ...

 
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I'm pretty sure that everyone and their mother is playing a certain other game right now (rhymes with beers at four - poo), but, surprise, there are other releases that have come out that may be worth your attention, such as ...   read

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[UPDATE] The Awesome Apocalypse now to support bewbs!

Not prepared for the impending Awesome Apocalypse? Find yourself lacking in 100% cotton garments of WIN and AWESOME? Fret not, my dear fans of RetroforceGO! The combined powers of retro, Splitreason, and Adam "The bitches call me Welks...

 
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Destructoid Discusses! iPod touch vs DS, also DSi

In the "news" that the iPod touch will somehow trump the Nintendo DS Lite as the portable handheld of choice, we decided to discuss the merits of both of the systems and how they would effect each other's markets. My take? Persona...

 
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One of the many things that can tie a generation together is their shared memory of pop culture. One can easily distinguish another person from their generation by comparing such things as movie quotes, theme songs, cartoon k...   read

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Destructoid Discusses! PAX 2008

In case you missed CTZ's post collecting all the community members' PAX stories, we thought we'd throw out one more "I <3 PAX" piece to cap off the glory that was PAX '08. Although the discussion doesn't contain all the goodnes...

 
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Destructoid Discusses! On the matter of videogame taste

Remember the Space Invaders vs The World Trade Center game that came out recently? We do, and it became the impetus for this week's installment of Destructoid Discusses! The gang takes the release of the controversial piece of art and bring...

 
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[video]100593:217[/video] Not too long ago, myself and other journalists were invited down to the LucasArts studios for some hands-on time with their newest IP: Fracture. Sequestered in the rather dark and scary QA multi...   read

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The NES version of Bionic Commando isn't exactly the first title that comes to mind when people think of their favorite NES games. While it still holds a warm place in the memories of many retro gamers, the title's unique and...   read

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Destructoid Discusses! Everyone loves Jonathan Holmes

Time again for this week's installment of the only conversation blog I know of: Destructoid Discusses! This week we started off with no topic, but then we were suddenly steered into the wonderful discussion of the latest and upcoming retro ...

 
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Destructoid Discusses! Braid

It's time again for another late night posting of Destructoid's (semi) weekly conversation blog. Last week I suggested that we talk about review backlash, but we just ended up talking about Eternity's Child. So this week, I just decided to ...

 
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Destructoid Discusses! Lazy reviewers? Or, maybe your game just sucks

You may have heard Jim report the other week, that the AIAS prez says that "game reviewers are lazy." I can certainly see how the whole world of game reviewing is not an exact science, but we're not here today to wax poetic on tha...

 
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Street Fighter fans, your time is now

Think you're good at fighting games? If so, you should already have your bags packed and ready to go to the EVO 2008 World Finals. That's where all the really good Street Fighter and other fighting game heavyweights will be this weekend. S...

 
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Hands-on with Skate 2

[video]98216:121[/video]Just the other day, it seemed EA Black Box came out with Skate. I remember playing it not all that long ago, and being pretty impressed by the analog only controls. I was a fan of the first few Tony Ha...   read

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Destructoid Discusses! E3 equals meh? Maybe

Once again, back is the incredible ... The thyme animal ... The incredible Dyson G! Next-gen enemy number one ... FPS said freeze! And I got numb.Okay, so my poor attempt at quoting Public Enemy didn't go so well. In fact, it wasn't very go...

 
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Hey everyone! Remember that contest we ran the other week? The one where you had to come up with creative headgear from items found around the house for a chance to win a PS3 copy of Overlord: Raising Hell? Well, as usual, th...   read

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Destructoid Discusses! Is the Wii a novelty item?

Once again, we'd like to bring the rest of the world into our nice little robot corner and give them a peek into our unedited internal conversations. Why would you want to read such things? Because we happen to be hilarious, and we also hav...

 
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Hello Dtoid people! Once again, you now have the chance to scour the depths of your creativity in the hopes of getting some swag. This contest is based upon the ingenuity that was displayed by the comical minions featured in ...   read

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Capcom contest wants to put you on the E3 list

Sad that you're not going to E3? Frustrated that over the last couple of years, it's actually become hard to sneak into the event? Yeah, me too.This year, though, Capcom will remedy the near-Herculean task of trying to bluff your way past ...

 
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Hands-on with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (360/PS3)

The other day, the handsome CTZ and I went over to LucasArts studios, located in the Presidio of San Francisco, to go through a comprehensive hands-on with the multiple versions of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. While Hamza will be provid...

 
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Destructoid Discusses! Did someone say emulation?

Hey everyone, this week I'm taking a suggestion from Hamsa and throwing out the dark topic of emulation. We had some good points of view in another thread when we were talking about Chrono Trigger for the SNES, so we figured there's plenty ...

 
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PS3 2.40 firmware FAQ: Eric loves cheese edition [Update]

Previously unbeknownst to me, the guys over at the official PlayStation blog have a sense of humor. In an effort to answer some frequently asked questions about the upcoming firmware update for the PS3, Eric Lempel has put all the answers t...

 
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Destructoid Discusses! We talk about SSFII Turbo HD Remix, but fail excellently

Yeah, you should take that title with a huge grain of salt. Because, in an effort to create a new and vaguely recurring article here at the 'toid, I proposed to the staff that we discuss a random topic in our internal emailer and put it out...

 
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Where have all the system sellers gone?

With Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots being released ever so soon, a few of us here at Dtoid started discussing what effect the game's release could have on Sony's big black console. Would it be the the system seller that so many th...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 51: Neo-retro and you

Another Monday is upon us, along with another one of Chad Concelmo's awesome MS Paint photos. The significance of these events leads to two conclusions. One, it's time for an new RetroforceGO! Two, Topher Cantler couldn't make it this week....

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 50: That's half of a hundred!

While the more astute listener may notice that today is, in fact, not Monday (the regular release day for RFGO!), he or she will be glad to have endured the extra day wait for this week's episode. Why? Because, and this is also a warning, t...

 
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RetroforceGO! Epsisode 49: Castlevania Mania

Hey everybody! Sorry everything is so late today. Dear ol' Dyson couldn't make the show last night, so I didn't get my usual eight hour head start on exciting sound editing! But they say better late then never, right? Anyway, since I w...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 48: The retro renaissance?

With all the "everything old is new again" mentality floating around the gaming world, the crew of RFGO! decided to weigh in on the current state of retro. Are companies just cashing in on the seemingly hot trend of retro? Or are ...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 47: Treasure

So I missed the show yesterday. Have no fear, though, the show went on. Reverend Anthony jumped in to take the fourth place and Topher ran the task of hosting. How did things go? Well, we started doing the "what have you been playing&q...

 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 46: Metal Gear

I know I say this every Monday but, hooray Monday! Not too much has changed over that course of the last week, but then again, not much does in the world of retro. I hear that in the next-gen world, a 360 burned a house down, Nintendo is st...

 

About Dysonone of us since 3:20 AM on 10.30.2006



When not protecting the world from the injustices on all things non-awesome, I have some time to play some games. Not much time, but I do what I can. There's a lot of non-awesome in the world, so myself and the rest of the members of Team Awesome stay quite busy.

Also, I live in San Francisco, so if you're in the area or see me around say hi. I promise I won't bite. I work full-time for two different video game related companies. At one I test the vidja games. At the other I do PR for video games. Eventually I will only be doing the PR gig, so I'll finally have some free time in which I can return to hosting RetroforceGO!

I'd tell you the names of the companies, but I think the one I test for would probably have a hissy fit if their legal department knew there was a Destructoid Associate Editor in their testing department ;)


Random bullshit:

I like pizza rolls
Diet Pepsi is win
I have a yellow Cuban pimp suit



I'm Scorpio
SNES was prolly my most favorite system
I have a cape and wear it often
I do not like banana flavored candy of any kind
I drink beer from brown paper bags
Weezer's El Scorcho pretty much describes me
You can always crash on my couch
I flip a coin like Two-face to make decisions






Xbox LIVE:DysonG
Mii code:7188 1046 5902 9604


 

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