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Dtoid (the show) week 8: Bad ass Hollywood all stars

I can't even begin to recap all the stuff that happened this week on The Destructoid Show. Despite the fact that we're in a pre-VGA's news lull, we still found plenty to talk about. Off the top of my head, I know that Tofu Boy, the Uncharte...

 
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Twisted Pixel is teasing something with this countdown

Comic Jumper has been out long enough that it's probably about time for Twisted Pixel to tease it's next game, right? I mean, they've got five kids to feed. If a new countdown on the studio's website is any indication, we'll be hearing an a...

 
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Missed the show?  Catch the archived clip here, or follow us on Justin.tv to catch the next one.   read

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Atlus promises Demon's Souls servers until March 2011

Yesterday, Atlus sent a note to its fanclub, the so-called "Faithful," promising to maintain Demon's Souls' North American servers until at least March 2011. I suppose that you could play it as a single-player game, but that'd be missi...

 
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Play Modern Warfare 2 with Dane Cook, pretend he's funny

In a move certain to draw hordes of people to the service, Microsoft has announced their latest "Game with Fame" promotion. This coming weekend, players of Modern Warfare 2 will have the opportunity to play the game with none other tha...

 
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Sledgehammer Games gets a Web site, speculation ensues

Sledgehammer Games, you know, that fairly new Activision studio formed around Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey? Believe me when I say they are working on something mysterious. The developer's Web site has just recently gone live, and whil...

 
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Beyond Good & Evil 2 'on hold'

Do you hear that? That's the sound of nerd anguish, my friend. The announcement of Beyond Good & Evil 2 was something that many gamers had been longing for, and when it finally came it was like a dream come true. Unfortunately, the more...

 
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[email protected] DS game contains a trap

Japan's [email protected] games, up until now, have focused on the guidance of potential female pop stars as well as a bit of rhythm gaming, but an upcoming DS release in the series has mixed up that formula up a bit. Or should I say crossed up?Yo...

 
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Wilde, incest, and the Bible: Tale of Tales announce Fatale

This is how Tale of Tales (The Path, The Graveyard) creators Auriea Harvey and Michael Samyn describe their new game, Fatale, which is based on the biblical story of Salomé:We're interested in the idea of a love story that ends in de...

 
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The most blatant PSP rip-off the world will ever see

Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce the Geda VX690HD, perhaps the most blatantly obvious rip-off in the world. You almost have to congratulate Geda for summoning the kind of stones required to release a system that doesn't even try and l...

 
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It's a trap: Final Fantasy IV sequel coming to XBLA is most likely bullsh*t

A story is currently flying around the Interwebs concerning a potential release of Final Fantasy IV: The After on Xbox Live Arcade. Apparently, there was a page on Microsoft Japan's Xbox Web site which confirmed the release, including an im...

 
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Chinese government to outlaw Internet anonymity

China loves repression like the English love football riots, and today's Communist smackdown comes courtesy of a new law requiring all online gamers to register with their real names online. No more hiding behind a screen name in China. Fro...

 
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Dirty PSP upskirt action: PSP used as indecent panty snap grabber

The deputy head of a Nagoya technical college has been arrested for allegedly using a PSP and its camera peripheral to look up the skirt of a 19-year old woman. The dirty 59-year old administrator supposedly performed the wicked deed on the...

 
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Fight fires for 'real' with Real Heroes: Firefighters for the Wii

"Running into a burning building" can be found on my ever-growing list, "Things I Will Never Do Because I'm a Pussy." I understand and respect the role of firefighters, whether they're braving a blaze to save the life of...

 
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Too Human will make it if we just BELIEVE!

Silicon Knights president Denis Dyack has made a heart-tugging statement explaining why he's stuck with Too Human, despite its notorious problems.  Say "Too Human" to any gamer right now and you can expect a retort tinged wit...

 
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Bargain Bin Laden #33: Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty

Ask anybody, I'm a massive Metal Gear Solid fan. For me, Hideo Kojima is a God when it comes to developing characters and storylines in games. This series stands next to Konami's other great line of titles, Silent Hill, and of course, Koei'...

 
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Videogames cause brain damage now

Taiwan news sources are reporting on a new study that claims the playing of videogames, especially violent ones, may cause harm to brain functions and have an impact on their learning capabilities and emotional control. On top of all the mu...

 
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IT'S A TRAP: Play as a tranny in the new Saint's Row

This is the best news I've heard all day. As a self-confessed lover of all things transgendered, the news that Saint's Row 2 will give you the ability to play as a delicious trap is something that I cannot simply ignore. I may have disliked...

 
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Microsoft offers ten free Arcade games in new promotion

Microsoft is feeling generous lately. First we all got Carcassonne for nothing, and now the company is offering ten free Xbox Live Arcade games to new and existing customers as part of a fresh promotional campaign.New Xbox 360 owners can pa...

 
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PS2 modchip on a memory card?

The Memor 32 is basically a modchip on a a memory card. The device uses a USB connection to allow loading and unloading of save games to and from the PC, but less savory/more clever gamers have managed to do more with the device through a h...

 
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Germans busted in Japan during PC Engine celebration

I'll come right out and say that I always have had mad love for Hudson, NEC, the PC Engine, the TurboDuo, Bonk, and all related things, but even I missed the 20th birthdate of the PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 on October 30th. Three German fans d...

 
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Electronic Arts thinks videogames cost too much? I know how weird that sounds

I have to admit something to you all -- I am seriously becoming a fan of Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello. Having accused the games industry of stagnation in the past, and seeming to want to move his notorious company into a more innova...

 
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Middle America finally gets you: WoW dating, CBS style

The footage in that box up there comes from a CBS sitcom called How I Met Your Mother. Other than starring an older, less Hippocratic Neil Patrick Harris, it has recently become notable for revealing that Middle America finally understand...

 
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Games time forgot: CSI: Miami

I'm pretty sure none of you have played this game -- I know I sure as hell haven't. Mathematically speaking, there's no reason to think that this game would be even the slightest bit enjoyable: licensed games suck, "mystery" games...

 
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Lost Odyssey will stretch over four DVDs. Sony fans will love that

Firstly, let me just say that I honestly don't get the great hardship in changing DVDs. People talk as if having something contained on more than one disc will require an infinite and gruelling journey to the console to switch them over hal...

 
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Guilty Gear 2 footage is as confusing as Bridget's sexuality

No. This is not Guilty Gear. I'm not even sure what's going on. Before, we've only had some images to take a look at, but now we've got a montage of an entire "round" from Guilty Gear 2. You play as Sol, running around in God Han...

 
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Guilty Gear: Accent Core is the latest revision of, technically, the original Guilty Gear. Guilty Gear X, Guilty Gear XX, and all the other games in that direct line, have been revisions and updates to the series, sometimes a...   read

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GameStop to retool layout of its stores to include newer genres of games

While Christmas is still a few months away, retailers are already in high gear doing whatever magical things they do behind the scenes in order to separate you from that hard earned dollar you've been hiding away in that shoe box underneath...

 
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Weekend Reading: Bridget is straight

From time to time, I love to play devil's advocate. Such an opportunity came across recently, and so I wanted to turn it into a full-fledged post. This week, I'm delving into the depths of /bridget/ itself, in an attempt to argue the hetero...

 
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China's Jack Thompson: online gaming is a major cause of stupidity and crime

Jack Thompson may be the one most of us associate with the anti-videogame stance, but he's hardly cornered the market with his view on the subject. Hailing out of China is a 61-year-old Sociologist named Tao Hongkai who has a few outspoken ...

 

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Gundy

I love me some dill

 
Fuzunga

This is already worth at least $60, which is double what I paid for Along with my three (PS4, Vita, DOS) copies of Retro City Rampage, Im going to be rich

 
Luca Blight

Is it weird to not care for Devil May Cry 1 but absolutely love the 3rd Maybe it was the mood I was

 
RiffRaff

Star Fox tip: Well, I just discovered that if you plug your headphones directly into the gamepad, all of the audio is routed through the Not optimal for fixing the fixing the audio, but a lot better than the shit quality of the gamepad

 
Confuseddalek

Im having more fun playing Shantae than I ever was with Dark YEAH I SAID IT

 
iam16bit

Also Nintendo posted the full Squid Sisters concert on

 
gajknight

That feeling when youre about to settle down with a nice cup of tea when your mum asks you to go out and get some fish and

 
Dreggsao

I just finished the singleplayer of Battlefield 4 (playing the last mission 3 times for MP unlocks) and it was comically Still leagues better than the BF3

 
OrochiLeona

Jeez, still months to

 
Rico the Penguin

I might quantify the covenant item drop rates into values of # of Brooklyn 99 Thus far its looking like the Darkmoon items drop at a rate of to 1 B99 Once all 3 seasons are done Im not sure what to

 
Torchman

Menu setup on super robot wars z3 is much nicer than the first Not even referring to a translation guide due to how much easier it is

 
iam16bit

Saw this trending on Facebook, 30 animators got together and recreated the opening of Super Smash

 
Nathan D

Anyone remember that show MXC?

 
Scrustle

Not having a great time with DS3 Stuck right at the start of Irithyll against enemies who are just too damn Ive resorted to summoning help, but everyone is either just as bad as me, or I get invaded at the same

 
WryGuy

Is it weird that this is the missing link that makes me want to buy Amiibo? For the most part theyre just shelf-items anyway, so this just helps them play the role

 
YoeriB

No reviews until after launch, one way to show confidence in your product This just leads me to believe that not a whole lot of those problems in the beta have been fixed, hope Im

 
JcDent

Place your bets on the survival on the robot! Will it sacrifice valiantly for the humans? Will it pull a Riley and not play an important part in the game? Place your bets, everyone!

 
Roxas1359

So I may have to give up my cat because hes become aggressive as of Current Status:

 
Torchman

THE GAME TOOK ROGER SMITH AWAY FROM ME IN THE OPENING FUCKING YOU

 
RenaudB90

Current status:

 
maycausecancer

Never played a MOBA Should I give Paragon a try?

 
LinkSlayer64

MY PATIENCE IS BEING THOROUGHLY TESTED BY IRL

 
Sr Churros

Question time: Im reinstalling Phantasy Star Online 2 later Do you guys want me to make a installation and/or signup guide on cblogs? There is enought interest or necessity for it? Yay or nay?

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Okay so Blizzards customer service system is fucking I tried to sign back into my Battlenet account (havent done so since I bought Starcraft years ago) and Locked out from attempting too many times and cant access chat or Help?

 
WryGuy

So Ive been waiting for YEARS on a regular sized New 3DS after I sold my regular I held out on the Animal Crossing one waiting or a regular release which isnt coming, but apparently if I swap out the face plate its just a plain system? Confirmed?

 
Torchman

IT YES YES YES YES

 
ChrisHannard

Monster Hunter, you lied to us!

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Mighty 9 has a release date now as a backer I just feel its too late for me to Ill give it a go but Im pretty disinterested as Maybe itll surprise me also still dont have a damn platform survey!

 
Amna Umen

Anyone know how I can get my copy of Dark Souls to stop freezing when I start up Open Broadcasting Software and try to record? I want to record some footage for a (I am using DSfix, but that goes without saying)

 
Alphadeus

Distorted Reality (2012) - Originally written for a video game project I was working on back in the A relatively dark piece of music with a neat piano The version for AD Infinitum I has an added organ/vocal part as

 

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