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New Guinness Game Editio

Guinness' Gamer's Edition 2015 lets you know how to make mom finally love you


Play Minecraft for 25 hours to make those years up
Feb 06
// Jason Faulkner
Wanna know what you have to do to be the best? The new Guinness World Records 2015 Gamer's Edition hosts a diverse listing of various gaming records. Wanna have the largest Tomb Raider memorabilia collection in...
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SimCity + toothpaste = $$$$$$$$$$!???!?!?!


You have to buy real products to get the new DLC
Apr 17
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
SimCity's latest stunt sees a tie-in with Crest and Oral-B tooth products, where if you buy specially marked packages of toothpaste and stuff, you'll be given a code to the new Attractions Set downloadable content. So what's ...
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D-Arts Bass and Treble

Bass and Treble are next in Bandai's D-Arts Mega Man line


Ignore MetalGarurumon sitting in the corner
Jan 22
// Tony Ponce
After rockin' some kickass Mega Man X figurines for a while, Bandai decided to return to the series' classic roots with an OG Mega Man and Rush combo this past December. And because little boy blue was just so gosh-darn popul...

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Get ready to snag the regular 3DS for a mere $130


Also, save $20 on two select 3DS titles at Best Buy
Dec 05
// Tony Ponce
Damn, the 3DS deals just keep rolling in. As I mentioned a week ago, Target has marked down the regular 3DS to $129.99, a $40 reduction of its retail value. This includes all colors -- aqua, black, red, pink, and Prince editi...
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$160 3DS XL at Best Buy from December 9-15


A much better deal than the Mario Kart 7 bundle
Dec 04
// Tony Ponce
That $200 3DS XL bundle currently making the rounds about town? Eh. 'Tis not so great. You are limited to the blue model, and the bundled copy of Mario Kart 7 is digital only. At the very least, you can score a cool $20 gift ...
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Chiptune Rush, your first-stop chiptune shop


A new music store brought to you by Mode 7 Games
Nov 11
// Tony Ponce
Have any of you ODed on chiptunes yet? No? In that case, allow me to fuel your addiction even further. If nothing else, I'm an enabler. The latest smack is Chiptune Rush, a music store that officially launched on October 23. ...
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Virtue's Last Reward has me caught up in the game


By the way, the game is out RIGHT NOW
Oct 23
// Tony Ponce
No, I am not LeVar Burton, but I've been told by several people (read: no one) that I greatly resemble him. This is your notice that Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is available right now on 3DS and PS Vita. I'm plugging my way through right now and can't think about much else. I've got Bracelet Points and sh*t on the brain.
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Sign spinning with Mortal Kombat


Apr 28
// Hollie Bennett
Nothing quite says the promotion of a horrifically violent videogame quite like spending an afternoon in London sign spinning with two rather cute guys from California.  While Mortal Kombat already knew i...
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Neo Geo made of wood! I wanna sex it!


Apr 18
// Tony Ponce
Analogue Interactive is a new retro gaming online store has opened up. As of right now, the only item available for order is a custom-built Neo Geo made entirely out of walnut. God damn. Isn't that just the most beautiful thi...
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Massive Resident Evil CD collection makes my wallet weep


Apr 12
// Tony Ponce
I like to think I'm very sensible when it comes to my shopping habits. The only game-related doodads I'd typically ever spend an exorbitant amount of wampums on are Mega Man-related. However, I'm also a sucker for big-ass mus...
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Japanese Pokemon Black/White is DSi region locked


Sep 20
// Jonathan Holmes
I flipped out on the plane a few hours ago. Being detained at the airport was a shock, but being blocked from playing Pokemon White on the flight home almost broke me. Thank God I'm home now, and can get started on the game u...
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Game-themed toys you can't afford: Left 4 Dead's Tank


Jul 30
// Jordan Devore
Following Gaming Heads' Team Fortress 2 Heavy statue, another figure based on a Valve property approaches: the Tank from Left 4 Dead. Like its predecessor, this one is rad and mighty expensive. A cool $299.99 will get you thi...
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Chuck E. Cheese's Kart Racing coming to Wii


Jan 30
// Conrad Zimmerman
That right there is a photo of me celebrating my 27th birthday at Chuck E. Cheese's. It was a depressing, miserable experience, watching children mindlessly pump tokens into ticket redemption scams so they could walk out the ...
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Buy the Kratos Fury Slurpee at 7-11, get free GoW III DLC


Jan 28
// Samit Sarkar
If you like videogames, you probably visit 7-11 fairly often -- or so Sony and 7-11 hope, anyway. Ad Age reports that the companies have joined with Mountain Dew, the nectar of the gods as far as gamers are concerned, to put ...
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Final Fantasy XIII bringing e-commerce to sci-fantasy


Nov 29
// Josh Tolentino
[As posted on Japanator] Many RPGs claim to be based in some kind of high-technology science fiction-y setting, but are surprisingly devoid of the things that would likely make up a real-life future. Some RPG folks still use ...

Happy birthday to Goozex, they turn two today!

Jul 10 // 8BitBrian
College Park, Md. – Goozex, Inc., the leading online video game trading community, announced today the company’s 2008 mid-year trading statistics. The game Mass Effect for the Xbox 360 lead the way for most traded in the last six months. Grand Theft Auto IV for the Xbox 360 is the most requested video game on Goozex since January 2008. Both games are considered best-in-class and have been best sellers.This July marks the two-year anniversary of the Goozex online game trading service. Over 43.8 million Goozex points have been exchanged between members since its launch in July 2006, and nearly 30 million points have been exchanged in 2008 alone. Goozex Points represent the fair market value of video games and are assigned to individual games. Points are used as a virtual currency to acquire games. Goozex currently offers over 9,000 unique titles to trade for 13 different gaming platforms.Below are the top 10 Goozex trading lists for 2008.Top 10 Most Traded Games on Goozex Since January 2008:1. Mass Effect – Xbox 3602. Gears of War - Xbox 3603. Assassin’s Creed - Xbox 3604. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Xbox 3605. Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune – PlayStation 36. The Orange Box - Xbox 3607. BioShock - Xbox 3608. Halo 3 - Xbox 3609. Resistance: Fall of Man – PlayStation 310. Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction – PlayStation 3Top 10 Most Requested Games on Goozex Since January 2008:1. Grand Theft Auto IV - Xbox 3602. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Xbox 3603. Mass Effect – Xbox 3604. Lost Odyssey - Xbox 3605. Mario Kart Wii – Wii6. Gears of War - Xbox 3607. Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Wii8. Assassin’s Creed - Xbox 3609. Burnout Paradise – Xbox 36010. Army of Two – Xbox 360Top 10 Most Offered Games on Goozex Since January 2008:1. Assassin’s Creed - Xbox 3602. Mass Effect – Xbox 3603. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - Xbox 3604. Gears of War - Xbox 3605. Halo 3 - Xbox 3606. BioShock - Xbox 3607. Forza Motorsport 2 – Xbox 3608. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas – Xbox 3609. Grand Theft Auto IV - Xbox 36010. Orange Box - Xbox 360Goozex offers a weekly RSS feed of the top 10 categories that can be found here:http://www.goozex.com/trading/asp/top10list-games.aspAbout Goozex, Inc.Goozex, Inc. is an award winning and best in class rated peer-to-multi-peer tradingcompany headquartered in College Park, Maryland. Launched in July 2006, Goozex.com was named a Webby Award Official Honoree in April 2007. It has also been rated best in class by Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM #223) and GamesRadar (Dec. 25, 2007). Currently, it is the leading video game trading service based on an automated point system. Games are assigned a point value based on several factors including supply and demand, and users earn points when trading their games with other users. Points can then be redeemed for other video games. The system offers its users a fair market value for their games and guarantees all trades. Goozex, your game trading community TM. Please visit our website at www.goozex.com
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Goozex sure has grown up before our eyes. Whenever there was a sighting of Bargain Bin Laden, Goozex was there with the game on the cheap. It's a service I love and cherish, and I'm glad to see that the site is going strong a...

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Arsenal FC-branded controllers coming your way, courtesy of Mad Catz


Apr 10
// Samit Sarkar
As an American, I know very little about soccer (for simplicity’s sake, that’s what I’m going to call it). Most of my closest friends played the sport when they were kids — even the uncoordinated nerds...
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Coolmasters new CMX cases make gamers drool


Jan 17
// NO LONGER WORKS AT DESTRUCTOID
In the PC gaming world, there are about a million choices on what case to buy. Do you buy a store bought PC? Not me. Do you build it? Of course. Do you cut and slave to mod out your own case so that you have something origina...
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Japan puts the 'rampant consumerism' back in Christmas with Pokemon decorations


Nov 26
// Earnest Cavalli
Courtesy of Siliconera we bring you that picture above from (where else?) the Land of the Rising Sun.Yes, it's funny that Pokémon are so famous, and Piplup is adorable, but I think the real point here is how utterly ir...
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Unreal Tournament 3 plot teaser ... Unreal Tournament 3 has a plot?


Oct 26
// Earnest Cavalli
Recently we've had a string of strikingly original FPS games. BioShock introduced a whole generation of gamers to Objectivist theory, and Portal taught even the most jaded of us that finding true love is a close as the near...
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G8brand brings it on with daring new apparel for gamers


Oct 04
// Colette Bennett
I've seen enough cheesy gamer shirts to last me a lifetime. That's why a company like G8 catches my attention by taking a different type of approach. The concept here is both brand-aware and dynamic - a more understated look ...
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Resident Evil: Extinction trailer: NEMESIS RULES BARTER TOWN!


Sep 07
// Earnest Cavalli
It would be redundant of me to go over the entire history of game-to-movie adaptations to prove to each of you mathematically why this movie will suck, but I find it interesting that film companies are demonstrating a new s...
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Marks and Spencer to the Xbox 360: Do not want!


Aug 22
// Jim Sterling
To be honest, Marks & Spencer is known more for giving upper class wannabes a place to shop than providing gaming hardware, but its recent decision to decline sale of the Xbox 360 can be nothing but a damaging blow to Mic...
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South Korea taxing virtual assets, the dreams of children and rainbows


Jul 03
// Earnest Cavalli
In an effort to make every one of William Gibson's predictions come true, South Korea has instituted a tax on the sale of virtual goods. Companies like IGE have managed to promote virtual item and currency sales into a c...
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Geometry Wars Galaxies on the Wii looks kinda sorta just like Geometry Wars


Jun 29
// Nick Chester
Vivendi has released some new screens of the Wii's new killer-app, Geometry Wars Galaxies, and there's definitely a few things to note if you're paying attention.  First of all, it pretty much looks like Geom...
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Hitman the movie the trailer; originality is the new pink


Jun 26
// Earnest Cavalli
Hitman, the game, explicitly promotes murder as a means to one's own ends, and as such likely drives parent's groups, Jack Thompson and anyone else inclined to affix scarlet typeface to the misfits of society into th...
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Squenix Online Store opens US branch, in response, America opens a Starbucks


Jun 20
// Earnest Cavalli
Square-Enix is a company waist-deep in adorable mascots and eyeball-deep in Japanese folk who, instead of eyeballs, have constantly rotating, glowing dollar signs (yen signs?). As such, the good folks at the Squenix Maibatsu ...

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