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That BioShock teaser from 2K? It's not a new BioShock game. It's the first one, but on Apple devices. Hence the apple in the tease. Clever. Who called it? This is basically a full port of the PC version of BioShock,...

08-17-2007
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So, here’s the thing: The majority of gamers are already decided on whether or not they’re going to purchase Stranglehold. If anything, the question of whether or not to buy seems like a no-brainer: if you’...

09-07-2007
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When Virtua Fighter 5 hit the PlayStation 3 earlier this year, everyone loved it. On a system lacking in quality software, it was hailed as the second coming of Christ (albeit, Christ with a wicked left hook and lightning fas...

11-08-2007
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Next week's Rock Band music update is a mix classic 80s songs with a side of Hoobastank. The DLC offers Cutting Crew's 1986 hit "(I Just) Died In Your Arms," Hoobastank's "Crawling in the Dark," and Whitesnake's "Still of the...

11-19-2007
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If you haven't played the original N, then that's great. Well, it's not great, since you've essentially missed one of the greatest flash games ever created, but it's great that you'll be able to go into N+, the game's update...

02-27-2008
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I’m not sure what Dark Sector’s lead Hayden Tenno thought he was getting into when he signed up for the “elite black-ops agent” program, but it’s hard to feel bad for this guy. Sent by his agency...

03-26-2008
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One of the most acclaimed shmups ever is making its debut on PC today. Yes, Ikaruga, Treasure's renowned polarity-shifting shooter, is out now via Steam for $9.99. Ikaruga initially released in Japanese arcades at the tu...

04-14-2008
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Braid is a game that has generated a lot of press before its Xbox Live Arcade release, be it for its unique mechanics, gorgeous watercolor graphics or controversial price point. The brainchild of independent game developer Jo...

08-11-2008
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I picked up my first guitar when I was in elementary school, and I asked my father -- an amateur guitarist who strummed along along to David Bowie vinyl records for fun -- to teach me a basic chord. It wasn’t 15 minutes...

09-15-2008
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A source has teased a new clue to Siliconera that the new Ultra Street Fighter IV character has been seen before in the comics. So either she's been in the Street Fighter II manga, or the UDON series. Shoryuken speculates tha...

02-17-2009
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On the cusp of a number of PC summer sales, Indie Royale has released another mostly-fantastic indie game compilation. Known as the The Mayhem Bundle, players will get five indie titles that sufficiently "bring the pain" thr...

07-06-2009
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Let’s rewind to E3 2009. I’m inside LucasArts’ conference room. I’m a few minutes early for the Star Wars: The Old Republic presentation. They have food and drink in both corners of the entrance. I&rsq...

07-18-2009
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Twisted Pixel pushed its way onto the Xbox LIVE Arcade scene earlier this year with The Maw. An original title based on an original IP, we thought it was pretty damned impressive for the studio's first effort. Its sophomore e...

07-20-2009
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It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The old Dickens passage might never have applied so well to a videogame as it does the release of SNK Playmore and Ignition Entertainment's KOF XII. It comes to us hot on t...

07-28-2009
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Chair Entertainment's Shadow Complex is out today on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 1200 MS Points, or 15 American dollars. It's a "Metroidvania"-style side-scroller, heavily influenced by Super Metroid. You blow a lot of things up, an...

08-19-2009
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When Codemasters announced DiRT 2, I was very happy to see that it still had Colin McRae's name on it. I found the first game to be "okay," and after playing the demo for this second installment, it seemed we had a great raci...

09-20-2009
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Racing games are not for everybody. Well, the old ones were, but time went by, we slowly got away from the simplicity of just getting over the finish line first. Now we're at a point where we're controlling high-end simulatio...

10-13-2009
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The biggest game of the year is finally here. Infinity Ward created one of the most popular, well-crafted and subsequently imitated first-person-shooter games in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and a sequel was inevitable. Tw...

11-12-2009
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This week's challenge is in Left 4 Dead 2, in which I was tasked with completing the first chapter of No Mercy on expert and without any bots to help me. There's a whole load of zombies standing between me and the safe room, the odds are not stacked in my favor! If you've got any ideas for future challenges you'd like me to have a go at, feel free to leave them in the comments!

11-17-2009
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Last year’s CSI: Deadly Intent was a bit of an ugly duckling, and something many of us would easily scoff at if we saw it in a store. Yet even though it was just a CSI version of Ace Attorney with a crime lab -- witho...

12-10-2009
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Independent music enthusiasts (and especially those who follow game music) are pretty familiar with Bandcamp as a platform to get affordable music while giving the creators a greater cut than through traditional means. Perhap...

01-26-2010
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The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom has been anxiously anticipated by many members of the Destructoid staff. I am not one of those people. Despite repeatedly hearing the name followed by words of praise or excitement,...

02-23-2010
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Deadly Premonition, Jim Sterling's favorite game of all time is now available on PlayStation Network, containing all the material from the Director's Cut that was released earlier this year plus all the previously released do...

02-27-2010
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A few days ago, I was crushing beers at Shenanigans, a restaurant-cum-watering-hole in Sewanee, Tennessee, home of my alma mater, The University of the South. Specifically, I was talking with my friend Reed about videogames, ...

05-20-2010
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After a number of misses from its competition, last year Harmonix and MTV Games proved that it was possible to do a band-specific music game "right." The Beatles: Rock Band was an incredible journey through the band's career,...

06-08-2010
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One of my favorite experiences at a trade show was at E3 in 2010. I was set to have hands-on time with Limbo and time to chat with the guys at Playdead. However, they were less interested in talking about their game, and...

07-19-2010
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It has been the year of fighting games. Dragon punches, quarter turns, blocks, double jumps, ultras, aerials, health bars, tag teaming, crossovers, and a whole lot more means it's practically 1997 all over again. Know what el...

07-30-2010
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In a gaming landscape that has grown increasingly splintered, EA Sports’ Madden NFL franchise remains one of the select few names that not only attracts a massive annual audience, but can rightly be called a mainstream ...

08-09-2010
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Listen, Halo. It's not you, it's me. I love you, I really do. You'll always be my favorite first-person shooter franchise. Lately though, I found someone else. Her name is Call of Duty: Black Ops and she's wild, man. Just wi...

09-11-2010
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Better late than never! The latest piece of DLC for Mass Effect 2, Lair of the Shadow Broker, was released last week. As it is priced at 800 points, more expensive than any of the DLC to date, the obvious question is: is it g...

09-14-2010
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Independent music enthusiasts (and especially those who follow game music) are pretty familiar with Bandcamp as a platform to get affordable music while giving the creators a greater cut than through traditional means. Perhap...

09-17-2010
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Regular Nick: "Hey, The Dillinger Escape Plan made it into Guitar Hero! That's awesome. And, nice... you can play through Rush's 2112, and it's narrated by bassist and vocalist Geddy Lee himself. Man, this is going to rock." Warrior Nick: "Sweet holy hell, why did I just turn into a f**ing rock n' roll chupacabra?"

09-28-2010
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Hockey is definitely not North America’s most popular sport, but even non-fans can recognize that the past two entries in EA Sports’ NHL franchise stand among the all-time great sports videogames. But with its sim...

09-30-2010
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Independent music enthusiasts (and especially those who follow game music) are pretty familiar with Bandcamp as a platform to get affordable music while giving the creators a greater cut than through traditional means. Perhap...

10-17-2010
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Could a new Fallout game or property be in the works? Recently, ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks, quietly filed three separate trademarks for "Nuka Cola." Delicious and informative, yes? Nuka Cola is a favo...

10-18-2010
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In case Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance isn't enough action from Platinum Games for one week, PlayStation 3 owners can step up to the plate for a second helping in the form of Vanquish. The high-energy third-person shooter arr...

10-19-2010
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Fable III is currently available to download for free on Xbox Live. People initially believed it to be some sort of error, but Microsoft has officially recognized it. Go download the game that promises so much, and delivers v...

10-25-2010
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Today is the last day the entire Dance Central DLC song catalogue is on sale so if you completely forgot about it, but still want that sweet DLC, you better get on it fast. The thing with these DLC songs is that even if you l...

10-31-2010
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Before writing this review, I promised myself that I would not write "ATATATATATATA" or make any reference to things being "already dead." Unfortunately, such a noble ambition is next to impossible. In fact, before I even mad...

11-01-2010
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With 2008’s Burnout Paradise, Criterion Games solidified its spot as the king of fast-paced, arcade-style racing. So when Electronic Arts decided it was ready to take the Need for Speed series back to its earl...

11-09-2010
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[Update: Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition has sold out at this price. The other deals still appear to be available.] It was only a couple of days ago that the Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition launched in North A...

11-10-2010
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Most games based on a licensed property are terrible. It's a sad truth of the gaming world, and many players have accepted this as a foregone conclusion. Licensed games are bad until proven good. Merely tolerable licensed ...

11-10-2010
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In promotion of their upcoming Kinectimals release Microsoft will be partnering with the Build-A-Bear Workshop in offering up four collectible teddies. In what can only be called the sneakiest DLC ever, these $...

11-11-2010
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Describing The UnderGarden is a very tricky prospect, because every description you could give automatically runs the risk of turning potential customers away. It's a slow-paced game, with no narrative to speak of, and your o...

11-15-2010
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Quite a bit of attention has been put on mixed martial arts due to the marketing efforts of Zuffa, UFC's Parent company. This attention has not only made UFC a household name, but has changed the sport as well. EA Sports MMA ...

11-15-2010
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Microsoft's massive Xbox Live sale kicked off yesterday and the hot deals just keep on coming. A quartet of Assassin's Creed titles joined the fray earlier today and will be available at slashed rates until March 4....

11-16-2010
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Some of you may recall my tragic love affair with Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, a game I found utterly spellbinding but, sadly, failed to resonate with the rest of the world. It shall forever be doomed to obscurity, but it'...

11-22-2010
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With Pac-Man Championship Edition for Xbox Live Arcade, Namco Bandai set the bar for the evolution of its pellet-munching mascot. Now, the little yellow hero is back with Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, and despite the fact ...

11-22-2010
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Sidhe Interactive’s Blood Drive welcomes players to Las Rulettas, a fictional Las Vegas-inspired setting for a vehicular homicide reality show that shares the game’s name. Bonus: Blood Drive’s arenas are lit...

11-23-2010
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Splatterhouse has never really been a great franchise, but it earned its cult following thanks to obscene content, disturbing creature designs, and a Lovecraft-inspired aesthetic. Your humble reviewer is one of those follower...

11-24-2010
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Every game these days needs its gimmick.   If you had to point to Nail’d’s, it would be that the game is fast. Really, really, really fast. Really.

11-30-2010
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"Football is a simple game; 22 men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans win." So quipped Gary Lineker, an English international, after losing to West Germany in the 1990 World Cup. As in life, so in art: Pr...

12-06-2010
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GoldenEye 007 for the Wii wasn’t the only Bond game to come out this holiday season. No, the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 also got their dose of Bond in the form of an original Bond adventure called Blood Stone. Since the...

12-13-2010
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I adore Tim Schafer and Double Fine, but when Costume Quest was released a couple of months ago, I didn’t immediately download it. It looked interesting, but I wasn’t sure if it was something I was going to instan...

12-13-2010
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam is one of those rare products where if it simply works as promised -- or gets even marginally close -- it's a crowd pleaser. DICE ran into some temporary technical issues with online multipl...

12-23-2010
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Ilo and Milo are two best friends who meet every day at the park for tea. One day, however, they find that either  the park has been rearranged or that their memories have become jumbled. They're not sure which it is, bu...

01-05-2011
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History is full of games that boasted fantastic concepts, but failed to deliver when all of its brilliant ideas were put into practice. Some of the most creative games are also some of the absolute worst, as whoever came up with it simply lacked the funds, time or talent to see it through.  You'll be thrilled to know that MindJack does nothing to buck the trend.

01-24-2011
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Earlier this week I got the chance to take a closer look at one of Titan Books' recent iOS endeavors, Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 Enhanced Edition. While I enjoyed seeing the beautiful and picturesque vistas created by John ...

01-24-2011
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Atomic Games has had a rough time leading up to the release of Breach. Originally developing the controversial Six Days in Fallujah, which had publisher Konami famously pull support, Atomic went on to salvage what it could...

01-27-2011
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Topware Interactive is releasing Two Worlds II: Velvet Game of the Year Edition on October 18 and yes, there is velvet.  The velvet covers the entire box -- black for PC and Mac, red for Xbox 360 and PS3 -- along with me...

01-31-2011


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