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In this, the second of a three part series, we delve deep into what it takes to program the Bit.Trip games, the research behind the design of Commander Video (the series' main character) and how Bit.Trip Core's bosses will di... read feature

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Reasons why I am in lust with the special edition of Atlus' upcoming RPG Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abbadon:1. The game is set in Japan in the 1920s2. The game is going to be freaking incredible3. It comes with ... read feature

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Are pinball machines about to become extinct?


Nov 07
Let us all lower our heads. This is a very dark day. Rumor has it Stern Pinball, Inc., one of the last pinball makers left in the world (if not the only one), has laid off a handful of workers and several designers -- a move ... read
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Destructoid Discusses! The digital bargain bin and virtual shelf space


Sep 21
If you pay attention, you'll notice that, for better or worse, the games industry is changing right in front of our eyes. While companies are getting bought up, shut down, and merged, publishers are desperately trying to find... read
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I would burn down a convent for this scrap metal Big Daddy sculpture


Aug 08
I love BioShock. You love BioShock. Whether it's on the PS3 or the Xbox 360, we all love BioShock. The artists over at Metal Park seem to be aware of this, and they're making it really hard to not spend the hundreds of dollar... read
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 The backstory: Destructoid turned two (or twenty), so we're putting babies in people in Cancun next week to celebrate and this year we wanted to fly Destructoid's biggest fanboy and a friend to join us. So who should th... read feature

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Destructoid 2 year anniversary madness continues! As we countdown 730 days of blogging in the good name of the robot we're running a couple of contests you won't want to miss: You have the chance to win a Playstation 3 with G... read feature

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DualShock 3 comes to US April 15th


Feb 26
If the rising cost of living makes you grumpy, be prepared to stroke your beard and complain (or if you don't have one, get working on growing it out.) The Playstation DualShock 3 controller finally has a US release date of A... read
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In light of recent litigation that has been brought to my attention, I felt that it is my role as the webmaster of this video game site to announce the following change in user policy for the safety of those impressionable mi... read feature

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Sony wakes up and smells the coffee, and we're one step closer to Nirvana


Nov 19
It has been said that necessity is the mother of all invention, and for all intended purposes that ranks as one of the truest phrases that you'll likely ever encounter. The remarkable thing about it all is that it has a tende... read
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Want a White Mage chocobo? Here you go.


Nov 15
Meeting in the Square-Enix Boardroom, 1 pmJapanese guy in suit: So, we need to launch some new product for the holidays. We don't have any major titles launching so we need a way to rake in money.Japanese guy with spiky hair:... read
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Man sells insane game collection on Ebay


Nov 06
Don't get me wrong, having a huge game collection is a badge of honor. But there's having every console ever made, and then there's having four of every console ever made. Somewhere in there, the line between fervent collecti... read
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Star Ocean: Eternal Edition PSP pics are here


Nov 02
Ah, Square-Enix, destroyer of wallets. Another limited PSP you know we will buy. They stop at nothing to rape us of our every dollar and leave us shamed and crying in a corner, I swear. The Star Ocean: Eternal Edition bundle ... read
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Your keyboard sucks


Sep 13
I'm not trying to be mean, but really, it does. Check out the Fairlight Xynergi keyboard, which can be your baby for a cool $28k. It features "Self Labeling Illuminated Computer Keyswitch Technology," which is basic... read
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Retro themed oki-ni Dunny releases Sept 6th


Sep 04
Our beloved .Tiff was kind enough to point me in the direction of this amazing new oki-ni 8-inch Dunny, which releases Sept 6th in a limited run of 1000 pieces. She and I are obsessed with all things vinyl, as we may have men... read
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Why does Square Enix keep doing this to me?


Aug 31
First, the Square Enix official online store opens and offers a variety of collectable items that aren't available for purchase at any other retailer. Then, there were limited edition collectable potions which I was saved fro... read
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Sir Niero multi-tasks in his positions*: Sneaks two new Destructoid Shirts


Aug 20
It seems that Niero, being the sneaky robotic overlord that he is, has added two more shirts to the Destructoid Store, one being the Classic Destructoid RAMPAGE shirt (I am SO buying that) and the other being the Also Cocks s... read
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You get what you pay for: PSTriples darn near indestructible?


Aug 12
With all of the negativity surrounding the quality of Microsoft's Xbox 360 hardware, it's almost a welcome sight to see a headline proclaiming the durability of the PlayStation 3 (however partial the source may be).... read
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Track and Field on XBLA this Wednesday


Aug 06
Ask anybody that's in this photo, and they'll tell you that very few things in life are consistant: death, taxes, that burning sensation when you pee, and XBLA releases every Wednesday. This week, the retro arcade classic Tra... read
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The Devil times two? Microsoft and EA team up to pump more ads into games


Jul 25
Can you remember a time when you could seek refuge in a few hours of videogaming, and not have to worry about being bombarded with in-game ads? Well thanks to a recent agreement between Microsoft and EA Sports, that special m... read
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Otakon 2007: An import gamer's treasure trove


Jul 24
Gaming isn't exactly the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions the term "Anime convention." Put those two words together and they'll likely conjure images of smelly otaku, swords fashioned fro... read
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I know, it's hard to keep up with the mountain of stuff we are giving away this month. Let's see, there's the full $200 Rock Band set, the Bioshock faceplate for being ugly and having your mom dress you funny, the... read feature

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Buy our crap! Destructoid stickers, shirts, & birth control pills now available


Jul 17
PICTURED ABOVE: Rev Anthony's "The Princess is a Cockteasing Bitch"The definitive sexually frustrated Super Mario Brothers gamer shirt.  If you don't understand why the princess is a cockteasing bitch, please r... read
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Show your devotion to Madden with a ring, sleep alone forever


Jul 17
John Madden's eponymous football franchise can always be depended on to deliver ridiculous numbers of EA-brand microtransactions designed to drain blood from even the stoniest of stones. This year, EA seems to be urging s... read
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E3 2007: Square Enix Online store preview


Jul 15
I'd like to save face and say I'm faking the expression up above, but that's pretty much exactly how I was feeling as I walked with Aaron Linde to our E3 appointment with Square Enix. They were showing multiple u... read
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Orson Scott Card tantalizes with talk of future games from Ender saga


Jun 18
For those of you that don't know, Orson Scott Card is a prolific science fiction writer responsible for the Nebula award winning Ender's Game series. For those of you who do know, you're probably bouncing around i... read
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Sneak peek at the new Destructoid


May 21
As you may have heard, Destructoid is undertaking a heavy redesign in the next coming weeks to make way for some new community features.  Here's a snapshot of what the new home page looks like at the moment and what you can expect... read






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