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[Update: Contest over! Winners are Lee Stokes, dlconor16, ChillyBilly, Nek, and Drunkus. Check your PMs, people!] During E3 I was lucky enough to hang out with Loot Crate, a service that sends you a gamer-and-geek themed ass...   read

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Here is your E3 Badge artwork

We're pleased to announce that Atlus is the E3 badge holder sponsor this year, so fifty-thousand people will have magical controversial breasts on their own chests -- and have a chance to meet the man whose vision made Dragon's Crown possib...

 
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Go be a play tester for Bethesda

Bethesda is looking for play testers in the Dallas area. If you're down in the dirty south, apply so that you might be one of the gamers invited to Bethesda's Play Test Lab. They're looking to use player feedback at this lab (located at the...

 
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You've gotta love a postcard that tries to eat you

I was befuddled when I received a mysterious postcard from Uruguay. Who do I know in Uruguay? The envelope felt thick, so I was anxious to see what was inside. The contents were increasingly peculiar: an outstretched hand calling out f...

 
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Team Fortress 2 Pyro and Demoman figures released

I'm not the type of guy that has action figures lying about the house; my He-Man and Thundercats figures are up in the attic safely gathering dust for their revival in a younger generations' hands. But I'm real tempted to get myself a full ...

 
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This 25th Anniversary Mega Man lanyard is a thing

What better way to celebrate your love of Mega Man than wearing this odd, neon green lanyard around your neck? Or something like that. You can pre-order the lanyard here for the fairly pricey $9.95, and you'll also net this little...

 
Super Power Supplies
[Offbeat Hall of Fame is a showcase of the cool, often bizarre products and media from years past that celebrate videogames and gamer culture.] Have you picked up your copy of the final Nintendo Power yet? Looking through it ...   read

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New PAX mission: Obtain a creepy Dishonored mask

I'm not sure what it is with Dishonored and masks, but I like the trend and potential for awesome cosplay. These paper masks (via Super Punch) for the game are simultaneously funny and downright terrifying. While Bethesda will have DOOM 3: ...

 
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THQ sends literal death threat to celebrate Darksiders II

No sooner had I put the finishing touches on the upcoming review for Darksiders II than this ... thing arrived. I would like you all to serve as witnesses in the event of my disappearance, because I am fairly certain this can be classed as ...

 
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Aliens: Colonial Marines will be at PAX East

Good timing! Having just heard quite a lot from Jim about the current status of Aliens: Colonial Marines, PAX East attendees will have the opportunity to try the game out for themselves. On top of this and Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbi...

 
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Rhythm Heaven Fever special edition unboxing

Did you know that Rhythm Heaven Fever was getting a special edition? Neither did I. Then I got this box in the mail this morning. I'm pretty sure that this special edition won't be sold in stores, but if Nintendo decides to chang...

 
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[Update: Contest over! Winner is OverEZ!] Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and salutations December 25! Today marks the last of the 25 Days of Giving. We've given thousands of dollars worth of stuff over the course of the mont...   read

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I'm now prepared to survive the Fall of Cybertron

When this turned up and I opened the package, my wife said, "They sent you a lunchbox? You're an asshole." That's a fair enough assessment, I suppose.  Anyway, I got this mad tat in the mail today. It's a steel box containing things I ...

 
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Sony sends orb to celebrate Jak & Daxter's 10th birthday

It was Jak & Daxter's tenth anniversary on December 4, and Sony decided to commemorate it by sending me a Precursor Orb today. This is a limited edition replica of the artifact, found in the Jak & Daxter series, and I've taken ...

 
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CafePress partners with Xbox to put your avatar on swag

In a rather strange, although not at all surprising move, CafePress has announced it's new partnership with Microsoft to bring your very own Xbox Live Avatar to life on various gear. CafePress has always been an online retailer centered aro...

 
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Battlefield 3 officially beats Call of Duty ...

... At filling my desk up with all sorts of free stuff. Step up your game, Activision! In all seriousness, I promise you that I did not let any swag inflate my Battlefield 3 review score.

 
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Lollipop Chainsaw's bloodsoaked Halloween goodie bag

Publishers send some weird things that mostly just clutter up my office (especially at this time of the year, this room looks like I've just moved with all the boxes). At least with this Lollipop Chainsaw Halloween bag, I can eat the eviden...

 
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GUNNAR winners and new Modern Warfare 3 contest soon!

Update 2: Winners announced!  In first place we have: GundamCat, mdh777, Vincio09, and Jake Wesorick.  (Corrections pending, duplicates are being double-checked).  Congratulations, your suggestions won the hearts of the ...

 
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KIRBY IS MADE OF CAKE

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Kirby's Return to Dreamland cake pops! They're so cute!  Far too cute to eat, right?  I mean, I should freeze these forever and crawl into the freezer every night to hang out with them ... ...

 
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TGS: The prettiest 3DS AR card I own

I love Nintendo's AR cards and the games that use them, but there's nothing pretty about any of the ones that come with the 3DS. Now, everything is pretty when it comes to upcoming 3DS game Bravely Default. Even the AR card is pretty! Above...

 
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TGS: Square Enix music sampler reveals upcoming releases

Square Enix has been generous to its fans each year at Tokyo Game Show, handing out sampler CDs featuring music from many of their upcoming games and arrangement albums to those who visit their on-site merchandise store.  This year is ...

 
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[Contest is CLOSED. Winner will be notified via Dtoid Private Message!] We got a Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine chainsword in the mail. It's life-sized and designed for a ten-foot-tall Space Marine, so it's absolutely bloody...   read

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Tripwire Interactive launches its own online store

Killing Floor and Red Orchestra developer TripWire Interactive has launched its own online store where you can buy fun-looking merchandise from some of the studio's big titles. There's not a great deal of range to pick from right now, but t...

 
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New Club Nintendo rewards: Giant AR card, posters, more

My dreams are coming true, one day at a time. Nintendo has updated the list of rewards available to Club Nintendo members in North America. Cashing in those game purchases for redeemable coins can now get you three new items: a Metroid: Oth...

 
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E3: Best swag ever: Forza 4 interior detailer cleaner

The Forza 4 party at E3 last night was home to over a dozen cars worth millions of dollars each. I've never seen Dale North happier, like ever. He wouldn't shut up about Audi this and GT-R that. I have no idea what any of that meant but I d...

 
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New Destructoid Episode: Aliens, LA Noire, MW3, and PSN

Hey guys, back again with another one of those things. Y'know. Episodes. Ugh. Garfield hates mondays. Garfield is my spirit animal. I'm grumpy. I hate Garfield. Shameless Promotional News: We reprinted those Squidbear shirts to prevent shir...

 
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Ubisoft at PAX: Child of Eden, Clash of Heroes, more

Ubisoft's line-up is looking solid for PAX East, if only for Child of Eden and the mysteriously-absent-lately Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes. Exhibit space #824 will also be home to Call of Juarez: The Cartel, Beyond Good and Evil HD, a...

 
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Shadows of the Damned screaming babyface lollipop anyone?

Here's an unsettling Valentine's Day gift for you: chocolate lollippops featuring floating eyeballs and screaming baby heads. A medium-sized box of these things arrived at Destructoid's Baltimore office today, courtesy of Electronic Arts to...

 
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New Club Nintendo Rewards: DS pouches, Game & Watch: Ball

As usual, the latest rewards for Club Nintendo are actually cool enough to make you want to painstakingly redeem your games online. There's a set of reversible pouches, which can be used to store any of the systems in the DS family and poss...

 
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Nintendo makes up for Kirby patch defect

Following up on our previous story about Club Nintendo members getting Kirby patches with upside-down eyes, a couple of kind-hearted readers have sent in an update on the situation. Nintendo has sent out replacements for the original botche...

 

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