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FFXIII Xbox 360 will be blatantly better than FFXIII PS3

At E3 2008, Square Enix shocked the world by claiming that, for the first time, a major Final Fantasy installment would be coming to the Xbox 360. Previously a PS3 exclusive, Final Fantasy XIII was the jewel in the crown of t...   more

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The ultimate PC gamer to-do list

Let it be known across the land that I am now a PC gamer. I have come into possession of a PC that has glowing green lights on it which means it's probably awesome, and I have been downloading games on Steam and playing them ...   more

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How to respond to a videogame review

Videogame reviews. Some gamers out there believe that a review is a writer's personal opinion, one that shouldn't be taken to heart because it's just one person's feelings on a game and it doesn't really matter what somebody ...   more

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Game plots that are clearly rip-offs TV shows and movies

[Editor's note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our...   more

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How Fat Princess is blatantly better than Feminism

Titan Studios' Fat Princess was released this week and, server issues aside, it's great fun. Stuffing princesses full of cake and utilizing the game's varied and fun classes makes for an incredible fun online experience. Howe...   more

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Top ten Jeff Goldblum games (because I think he is dead)

A very sad and tragic thing occurred this past week. As you may have heard by now, a treasured American legend died. His name was Jeff Goldblum, and even though I haven't seen any official confirmation of his death, it is my ...   more

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Pre-E3 09: The big important to-do list

Tomorrow morning, I fly to LA in preparation for America's largest videogame event, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. This will actually be my very first E3 and I want to make sure I do things properly. It's a nerve-wracking...   more

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A Spotter's Guide to the Gaming Press

Chances are good that if you're reading this, you're a pretty hardcore gaming fan who often frequents gaming blogs, reads gaming magazines and watches gaming videos. Over the years, you will have become acquainted with the ga...   more

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How to improve Xbox 360 Avatars

When Microsoft revealed the New Xbox Experience, an unwitting world found itself stunned by the revelation of Avatars. This unique and original phenomenon turned the world of gaming on its head, introducing a new social eleme...   more

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Proof that Beyond Good & Evil 2 video is from Ubisoft

A few days ago, hot new footage dropped that claimed to be gameplay footage for Beyond Good & Evil 2. Jaws dropped, tongues rolled and eyes widened at the beautiful footage, although some remained skeptical that the high-...   more

Proof that Beyond Good & Evil 2 video is from Ubisoft photo

Why Dynasty Warriors is the greatest videogame series ever

Any sane, reasonable, intelligent human being already knows by now that Koei's Dynasty Warriors series is the greatest collection of videogames to have ever stalked the Earth. Featuring a unique blend of unrelenting hardcore ...   more

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Ban this SICK FILTH: Games that have upset me

Last year, I took you on a tour of videogames that personally offend me. As you may recall, I used to be what you nerds call a "hardcore gamer." Sure, I played many examples of your interactive softwares, and it was...   more

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Could these be new Sadness screens?

I was talking about Alan Wake with some of my colleagues today, and that naturally reminded me of Sadness. I figured we haven't heard enough about this Wii exclusive from Nibris, so I scoured the Internet to find what might b...   more

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Could these be new Sadness screens? photo
Could these be new Sadness screens? photo
Could these be new Sadness screens? photo
Could these be new Sadness screens? photo
Could these be new Sadness screens? photo
Could these be new Sadness screens? photo



Videogame characters I'd kill and how I'd kill them

Videogame history is littered with rage and frustration. While we all love and cherish this noble hobby we call gaming, it has still been the source of thrown controllers, broken furniture and endless streams of curse words. ...   more

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What was in Jeff Dahmer's Xbox?

Since violent videogames came along, news media and family watchdogs have had a field day. Every violent activity in the world can now be linked to gaming, giving these fine, upstanding moral folk a modern day Satan to blame,...   more

What was in Jeff Dahmer's Xbox? photo

Why my children can never play the Wii again

As a father of fifteen children, nothing was more precious to me than family reading time. Family is important, more important than anything in the world, and reading stories to my precious kids helped me connect with my own ...   more

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Edge's Let's Tap review: A disservice to gamers

Look, we're not here to say which reviews are right or wrong, and we're not saying that opinions aren't important, but Edge's review of Let's Tap is wrong and the opinions are completely unimportant. With this in mind, we def...   more

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MS provides to-do list for Xbox Live downtime, Destructoid improves it

On September 29, Xbox Live will go down for about 24 hours while Microsoft gets things prepared for its big fall update. Microsoft seems to believe that its customers actually have nothing in their lives outside of Xbox, and ...   more

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The ol' videogame switcheroo: If devs traded games for a day

The videogames industry is a broad and unique one, made up of an incredible amount of unique developers and specalist publishers. Each company within this business brings something new to the table, and you can often recogniz...   more

The ol' videogame switcheroo: If devs traded games for a day photo

Crowbar finally shipped to prevent humanity's destruction

A month ago we posted a story about Reddit offering to send a crowbar to the brains behind the Large Hadron Collider project. Many fear that the particle accelerator at Cern could cause the end of the world, and a possible re...   more

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The Dishwasher dev gives own game 1/10

Indie game developer Ska Studios has decided to take inspiration from Peter Molyneux and review its own upcoming game, The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai. Accusing the game of "Falling short of our expectations, and not even l...   more

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Believa Pinata: Epic video parodies Halo 3 advert

 The above is a rather amusing spoof of Halo 3's "Believe" ad campaign, using Viva Piñata figurines in place of humanity's last stand. As someone with a fondness for Rare's candy-stuffed animal shenanigans, this certainly raised a smirk from me. Rare really should adopt this as the Trouble In Paradise commercial. It worked for Halo 3.   [Thanks, Power Glove]   more


Thirty rubbish Pokemon: Red/Blue edition

As readers will know, I recently confessed my closet Pokémon fandom and am celebrating my newfound liberation with a selection of Pokémon-themed articles for those who also like to throw hard metal balls at fluf...   more

Thirty rubbish Pokemon: Red/Blue edition photo

Six ways in which Pokemon really bothers me

Believe it or not, I really like Pokémon. I've been a big fan of the series since I was a child, but even though my interest in the series diminished as I got older, I still find myself dipping back into the monster-ca...   more

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Metal Gear Jesus: religious parallels in the Metal Gear Solid series

In between all the awful(ly amazing) Solid Snake impressions on Podtoid's 50th episode, Tiff Chow and I got into a very brief, very nonspecific conversation about the possible presence of the Holy Trinity in the Metal Gear S...   more



Metal Gear Jesus: religious parallels in the Metal Gear Solid series photo
Metal Gear Jesus: religious parallels in the Metal Gear Solid series photo
Metal Gear Jesus: religious parallels in the Metal Gear Solid series photo
Metal Gear Jesus: religious parallels in the Metal Gear Solid series photo
Metal Gear Jesus: religious parallels in the Metal Gear Solid series photo
Metal Gear Jesus: religious parallels in the Metal Gear Solid series photo



Ten Golden Rules of action games

There really is nothing quite like a good old-fashioned action game. From God of War to Bujingai, they are the bread and butter of a lifelong gamer's diet. A third-person mixture of combat and exploration, it is a genre absol...   more

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Ten Golden Rules of the anti-videogames lobby

We have had many useful commandments for loyal readers over the course of our Ten Golden Rules series. From learning how to be an online gamer and fanboy, to crafting a successful JRPG or Survival Horror, there have been fail...   more

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Ten golden rules of survival horror

By our very nature, we as people are drawn to the dark. We may not like to admit it, but our macabre instincts thirst for blood, as we find ourselves morbidly drawn to brutality and violence. It is no surprise that horror is ...   more

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Aaaaand... we're back to our regular scheduled programming

Ok, ok, we're done -- Foxtoid.com has filed for bankruptcy despite its unparalleled coverage of corruption and non consensual forced sodomy in the gaming industry.  The co-branded venture made it into Mashable's Top 5 jo...   more

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Dtoid.tv Coming to G4TV in November (2 Legit 2 Quit)

[Editor's note: YEEEAAAHHHH BOOOOYYYY! WE SOLD OUT YO! I'M MAKING  ONES OF DOLLARS NOW! -- CTZ]First of all, I'd like to say that this is not an April Fools joke. I made a pledge earlier in the week not to bo...   more


The No Meat Spin Zone: Truckers on strike due to videogames mocking their jobs

Hello, I am your host, Cock Inyourson, and welcome to the No Meat Spin Zone. This is my personal segment on Foxtoid that allows me to tell you all how extremely retarded you are for not agreeing with me, and that I'm a shark,...   more

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JosephGate 2008: Leray captured, surrenders unconditionally

This just in: Celebrity-turned-fugitive, Joseph Leray, has been captured on his college campus in Mississippi. Sources tell FOXTOID that Leray was apprehended by authorities (his girlfriend) on the way home from a morning cla...   more

JosephGate 2008: Leray captured, surrenders unconditionally photo

BREAKING: Carmen Sandiego found, arrested for prostitution

Only FoxToid brings you the answer to the age-old question Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego?AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: According to authorities, the elusive red-trenchcoated world traveler was picked up last night for prost...   more

BREAKING: Carmen Sandiego found, arrested for prostitution photo

Exposť: Shinobi and Ninja Gaiden protagonists not really ninja

You heard it here first -- only on FoxToid. Joe Musashi, lead in Sega's Shinobi series of videogames, and Ryu Hayabusa, protagonist of Tecmo's Ninja Gaiden series are both living a lie. Neither have undergone Ninjitsu trainin...   more

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BREAKING REPORT: All horse-based videogames tied to Scientology

GREEN GABLES: FoxToid has just uncovered what may be the biggest religion-based videogame scandal since the 1991 release of Wisdom Tree Inc. title Bible Adventures.Early this morning, authorities launched a synchronized surpr...   more

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JospehGate 2008: Leray spotted submitting to videogame overlords

Breaking news: In the wake of today's shocking revelation that internet rockstar Joseph Leray has allegedly been involved in the dark world of videogames, new evidence shows Leray partaking of what is assumed to be some form ...   more

JospehGate 2008: Leray spotted submitting to videogame overlords photo

Celeb shocker! Joseph Leray spotted in Mississippi videogame store

According to paparazzi photos sent via fax to our news headquarters just moments ago, it would appear that internet superstar Joseph Leray has been sighted in a local area Mississippi Game Stop, presumably with the intent to ...   more

Celeb shocker! Joseph Leray spotted in Mississippi videogame store photo

BREAKING: Geoff Keightley's copy of Mass Effect arrested in teen rape scandal

ZIMBABWE: Police have arrested game journalist Geoff Knightley's copy of Mass Effect for indecent exposure and filthy, filthy acts of unnatural sodomy. A neighbor phoned 911 after spotting the Mature-rated jewel case sprawled...   more

BREAKING: Geoff Keightley's copy of Mass Effect arrested in teen rape scandal photo

Ten golden rules of Japanese RPGs

The JRPG is a venerable and well respected genre, having survived almost unchanged for decades and supported by a community of hardcore obsessives that drool over every statistic and sweeping, globe trotting storyline that co...   more

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Five videogame characters who suck at their jobs

In general, our videogame protagonists need a set context for their lives before being thrust into action and adventure. Mario can't just be a dude with a goomba-stomping fetish; he has to be a plumber. Marcus Fenix can't jus...   more

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15 reasons why EA is pure evil

Electronic Arts is, without a shadow of a doubt, the Darth Vader, Hannibal Lecter and Bobby "The Brain" Heenan of the videogames industry -- a timeless evil, a detestable arch-nemesis for every right thinking Americ...   more

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R.I.P, world's most f***ed up Nintendo fan

Ladies and gentlemen, what you are about to view is footage of perhaps the most dangerous Nintendo fan who ever lived. While the delay of Super Smash Bros. has affected many of us in different ways, no man had taken it worse ...   more


Hey Mr. Thompson: Sarcastic Gamer goes for the satirical jugular once more

If there's one thing you can rely on Sarcastic Gamer to do, it's create an absolutely merciless satire of something or someone in the form of a well spoofed song. Hey Mr. Thompson is the latest offering from those sarcastic o...   more


Lebanon doesn't like satire, gets political game removed

Frustrated with the political situation in Lebanon, native Z.F found an outlet for his anger by creating a flash-based game called Douma (Puppet) where Lebanese politicians duke it out in one-on-one combat. Sadly, Lebonese po...   more

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Princess Peach is a c*ckteasing bitch: the wallpaper

In Sympathy for the Bowser, I humbly suggested that Princess Peach, a character generally admired for her purity and romantic nature, wasn't really deserving of adoration. She allows herself to get kidnapped, she plays Mario ...   more


Sympathy for the Bowser

Hitler. Mussolini. Koopa. For far too long have these three names been thought nearly synonymous within the pantheon of historical villainy; for far too long has the name “Bowser” been equated with evil...   more


TGS 07: The Chester Anger Society of Tokyo, Japan

Yesterday at TGS, I met my ex-colleagues from Kotaku for the first time. Michael "Beardo" McWhertor! Brian "LOL" Ashcraft! Flynn "Fruit Brute" DeMarco! And some pallid kid with a gobbling thorax ...   more

TGS 07: The Chester Anger Society of Tokyo, Japan photo

Fake game Friday: Enchanted Arms Dealer

This week's fake game comes to you courtesy of forumite the GAMEGOBLIN, who also Photoshopped the above screenshot. According to Goblin:Three friends, a dumb-ass, a smart-ass, and one who likes to pound ass, are strapped for...   more


Fake game Friday: Talladega NiGHTS

If you don't like this week's fake game idea, blame Aaron Linde -- it was his idea. I could literally not know less about either of these franchises, suffice it to say that I imagine this fake game would involve (A) ...   more


Fake game Friday: The Manicurist

This week's fake game comes from forumite Adamska. It's called The Manicurist, and it looks to revolutionize the way gamers virtually clip their nails. Always dreamed of clipping nails all day, every day, but eventua...   more