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The winner of Destructoid's best strategy game of 2012

And now, the last of our editorial picks for the best games of 2012, we bring you the winner of the best strategy game. While settling on which games we would select as our nominees for the category was not at all easy, picking a winner cer...

 
 
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The winner of Dtoid's best action/adventure game of 2012

Are you ready for some action? Some excitement? All day long, we're dropping our picks for the best games of the year and we move now to the best action/adventure title. Of all the categories we voted for in 2012, this one actually brought ...

 
 
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The winner of Dtoid's best console exclusive of 2012

Another hour, another award announcement! It's time now to reveal the best console exclusive of the year and it's certainly an interesting category for us. While big-budget home console games generally get the most attention, it seems that ...

 
 
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Here are all the Spike VGA winners

Did you find there to be a noticeable lack of "A" in the broadcast of the 2012 Spike VGAs tonight? By my count, we had somewhere in the neighborhood of half a dozen actual awards given out during the two-hour presentation. A few games won i...

 
 
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Bastion now available in Google Chrome

Google has been ramping ups its gaming presence steadily this year, with plans to make Chrome a viable gaming destination. Those efforts got a significant shot in the arm last night with the reveal of Bastion, formerly an XBLA/PC title, now...

 
 
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After incurring Internet rage and a class action suit, Electronic Arts has finally given up and made good on its broken promise to give Battlefield 3 PS3 owners a free digital copy of Battlefield 1943. Every now and then, ang...   read

 
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The winners of the E3 passes and Nyko gear!

We teamed up with Nyko to get one lucky person two passes to E3 and a ton of Nyko products! Here are the prizes for those of you that missed it the first time around:  Wii: Wand+, Charge Station (Black), Wireless Nunchuck, Wireless Se...

 
 
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Razer Fight Pad contest winner announced!

As you may have seen, here at Destructoid we've launched a streamlined way to challenge other players online to friendly wagered competitions of various Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 games, as well as Starcraft II. By challenging your friends ...

 
 
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Hector: Badge of Carnage caption contest winners!

Time to announce the winners of our Hector: Badge of Carnage caption contest. We gave an image, you gave us captions and we're giving ten of you the first episode of this raucous adventure game for the effort. Up above, you'll see my p...

 
 
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BritToid Ep 9: Keep calm and have UK resistance

Ladies and gentelmen as the Royal wedding is upon us here in the glorious Untied Kingdom we decided this was the perfect time to further celebrate our Britishness by bringing you episode 9 of BritToid: Destructoids British gaming focused po...

 
 
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Win tickets to Distant Worlds in Atlanta! (Update)

[Update] Congratulations to Joshua Hudson and Luigi Takes Over. They are each getting a pair of Distant Worlds tickets for the Atlanta show on May 6. For everyone else, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra is offering up a nice deal to all of you...

 
 
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Blind Abe's Exoddus player rocks Bit.Trip Runner as well

Remember Terry Garrett, the blind gamer who can blaze through Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus via sound cues alone? Now he's back to make Bit.Trip Runner his bitch! Watch above as Terry races through the first few levels of the PC version with the...

 
 
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Winners of Distant Worlds NY tickets announced!

We asked you to tell us why you wanted to attend the upcoming New York show of Distant Worlds: music of Final Fantasy for a couple of sets of free tickets. The April 1st and 2nd shows, set to take place at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House,...

 
 
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These are the Ska Studios PAX East winners

PAX East 2011 3-day passes have long sold out, but the awesome folks at Ska Studios had five to give out to some lucky Dtoid readers. All you had to do to enter was tell Ska Studios how you would thank the team for the passes. We've looked ...

 
 
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Contest: Win a three-day pass to PAX East! (Update)

[Update: A winner has been chosen! Congratulations to Michael Hayes, as chosen by Sean and Wicked Smart Kids! You can see his winning response below. Michael, we'll be contacting you with information on how to pick up/receive your passes, ...

 
 
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These are your Killzone 3 contest winners!

The week Killzone 3 was released Destructoid launched an amazing contest where we were giving away 10 Helghast Editions! Only about 450 of these special sets were made and includes: Killzone 3 Cloaking Helghast Marksman action figure ...

 
 
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Here's who won the $1,700 Twonky tech giveaway!

The people behind Twonky gave Destructoid $1,700 in prizes to give out to the Destructoid community! Twonky is a super easy to use Android app which allows you to beam any media such as pictures, videos, music and more from your phone to a...

 
 
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Lord of Arcana contest results!

Holy crap, it took a while for this contest to get a winner, right? Apologies for the delay, but we were waiting for some commentary from Square Enix, who wanted to provide personal insight on the winning entries. The comments come courtesy...

 
 
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And the Bulletstorm nutcracker winner is...

Before the holidays, Epic Games, People Can Fly, and Electronic Arts sent us a pretty cool gift: a custom made, Bulletstorm nutcracker. One of our New Year's resolutions this year was to crack fewer nuts, so we decided to give it away. And ...

 
 
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Exclusive Disney Epic Mickey and contest winners revealed

Congratulations, everyone! We did it! We were able to defeat the Phantom Blot as the Disney Epic Mickey contest received over 1,500 comments and thanks to your efforts, we're now able to share this exclusive artwork with all of you! Not onl...

 
 
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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit winners announced

Our Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit contest has come to a close today. We've checked the leaderboards for the event, "First Offence," and the top five are:  Cameron3000ZXTT (2:51:45) OperatorStarvos (2:55.43) Eternal Panda (2:55.71) KingD...

 
 
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Nicest mod ever: One-handed Gamecube controller

Modder Hasse's brother can only use his right hand, but he loves to play videogames. this inspired him to make what has to be the most heartwarming controller hack ever: a one-handed Gamecube controller. His solution was to re-work pieces ...

 
 
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Here's who won the Xbox 360 Slim and Madden NFL 11

We partnered up with GameStop this past month to give away an Xbox 360 Slim with a 250GB HDD and a copy of Madden NFL 11. All you needed to do to enter was perform some kind of a football related move in a public setting. You also needed t...

 
 
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Limited edition Kick-Ass PSP winner get!

Destructoid celebrated the release of Kick-Ass on the PlayStation®Store last week by giving away the movie and a very limited edition Kick-Ass skinned PSP® with Red Mist's face. All you needed to do to enter was leave a comment tell...

 
 
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Here are the winners of the ASTRO A30 headset contest!

Destructoid and ASTRO Gaming teamed up to giveaway two sets of ASTRO A30 headsets and Audio Systems last month! The headsets are on sale right now for $99.95 and the Audio Systems are going for $199.95 -- both a huge savings off the normal ...

 
 
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The winners of the Persona 3 Portable Junpei contest!

Persona 3 Portable was released this week and Atlus was offering Junpei's hat as a bonus item for those that pre-ordered the game. The bonus item is gone now that the game is out, but Atlus did hook us up with ten of the hats to giveaway to...

 
 
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The winners of our Sniper: Ghost Warrior iPad giveaway!

Last week, Destructoid was giving away a Sniper: Ghost Warrior themed iPad along with ten copies of the game for the Xbox 360, shirts and ammo boxes. All you had to do to enter was identify the location of five hidden snipers in the images ...

 
 
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Here are our winners for the Nyko E3 contest!

Destructoid teamed up with Nyko to giveaway the ultimate prize collection! Nyko offered up two tickets to E3 2010, a used booth babe dress (seriously) and a bunch of Nyko accessories! Congratulations to Dtoider leavemealone9375 as he is ou...

 
 
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Here's who won The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile contest!

The good people at Ska Studios reached out the Destructoid community for help with naming an attack in The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile based on the above video. The best name would win the submitter a place in the game's credits, an autogra...

 
 
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Here's who won the Dementium II/Astro A30 contest!

Our second Dementium II and Astro A30 contest was a huge success. Every single entry was just beyond amazing. It was tough picking who would win but we were able to narrow down our choices down to Mitchell and Jenki. Congratulations, Jenki!...

 
 

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JcDent

In a move not expected by anyone, the Heralds of Ruin Kill Team Rules (The Good Warhammer 40K Kill Team Rules) have been updated. While Im not too hype about Eldar near-D shenanigans and Rogue Trader Ork weapons, the Grot Rebel list seems to be blast!

 
Fuzunga

I might actually get Overwatch in the near future if I can play it with you guys. Ive never had a group to play with before.

 
Shinta

Finally got around to starting Pocket Jockey. What a delightful little game. I absolutely adore the dialogue and the main character. The gameplay is really fun too. Fun fact, CJ is quoted on the eshop in the sales banner for the game right now.

 
ZombZ

The next person to ask me to hold the door today is getting kicked in the balls. While Im sobbing of course. Seriously fuck my coworkers.

 
nickcburgess

Is it acceptable to rant here? Even if its not about games? Cause Im sick of my female facebook friends linking to their odyssey online articles they wrote. Youre 19 and a freshman in college. You dont have all the answers. Sorry this isnt video gamey

 
Gamemaniac3434

And thats REmake finished and done-really good game, had a great time with it. Finally digging into the backlog and clearing it out a bit.

 
Samsneeze

So I watched Millennium Actress again today and I dont know why I insist on watching movies that make me feel terrible things after theyre done. I still wholly recommend it if you havent seen it before. Its fantastic.

 
Torchman

Im not sure how I feel about dividing my most recent WIP blog into parts, but its probably for the better. It was already larger than any other blog I had written with just 25% done.

 
Pixie The Fairy

Man, sockpuppet accounts representing gamers are still in vogue. Sad they dont know it takes longer to create them than to ban/delete them.

 
Lex

Browsing through Doom Mods you can find pretty much everything ... but the lack of Warhammer 40k themed mods is kinda disturbing ... and sad.

 
Nekrosys

God dammit. Day-1 patches are so inconvenient.

 
Torchman

Hey Torch, whats writing your recent blog like 30% writing, 70% making gifs

 
WryGuy

Vita vs PSP. Go. Nonono. Not the PSP Go. Just go.

 
Gamemaniac3434

Hey, just a streamin thing. free to join me for some REmake, ask me some questions about Microbiology and whatnot if you are interested.

 
Nekrosys

Well, I caved in and grabbed a copy of Overwatch (PS4).

 
Steven Hansen

what you wanna see video-wise out e3? conference recaps round tables? video previews to go w/ written? just off-screen footage for extended look at gameplay of new games that prob only got brief trailers? purely weird shit like that Great America video?

 
Osc

Watching Monday Night RAW and a DOOM commercial pops up. Bloody Awesome - Destructoid. Being quoted from a 2014 post. You guys made it, now.

 
Vadicta

So, if Microsoft already has a console not doing so well, is it really wise to release an upgraded version and segment their already not-great market share? Like if the NX was a more powerful Wii U instead of a new system, would anyone care or want it?

 
Dreamweaver

Because only poor people have to choose. :P Nah, for real though, even though I bought Battleborn to tide me over until Overwatch came out, I think its a lot of fun for MOBA players. I can see myself trying to play both games for the foreseeable future.

 
TheBlondeBass

Im so sorry GM, I should have been a better trainer for you... I mean, you had shitty moves and stats, but maybe if we got to talk to each other, understand each other, things wouldnt have come to this...

 
Chris Bradshaw

Hey heres a random thought, remember Nintendo TVii? Me neither.

 
Jinx 01

When people complain that Gotham doesnt fit the Batman continuity I have to ask... which continuity? I mean, how many goddamn versions of the Batman continuity are there? At least Gotham is trying something different (and doing it quite well imo).

 
Chris Seto

shameless plug! Anyone interested in Koihime Enbu on PC, a friend is running a double elimination tournament on Wed at 6pm GMT. Its an open competition so if you want to join, just sign up!

 
Vadicta

Meanwhile, Bo watches me kill a bunch of shit, and hes all Good going, man. And when I say Yeah! in return, hes all, Revel in it. You earned it, brotha. Best husbandu confirmed.

 
CoilWhine

KILL IT WITH FIRE

 
TurboKill

Is anybody else pretty scrubby at Street Fighter V? They killed what I loved about Gief in IV and now Im in a rut. My PSN is TurboThrill. Hit me up.

 
whatsacow

I actually think the Wii-U is the worst console I have ever owned. Ive played maybe 10 games I like on it, but only 3 are actually Wii-U games and not virtual console games, and only 1 of those is actually made by Nintendo.

 
jak2364

You guys report on Notch saying some stuff on Twitter, but you dont bother reporting on Notch reading Notch X Minecraft fanfiction on Witwixs stream today? Fucking Game Journalism man, really need to get yalls priorities straight. :)

 
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Dwavenhobble

Dear Laptop, I know you hate being cleaned but if you dont stop making that whining noise with your fan because I cleaned out the vents, I will take you in for repairs. You have been warned.

 

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