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Voice of PaRappa the Rapper petitions for a sequel


WE GOTTA BELIEVE!
Mar 08
PaRappa the Rapper needs the world, and the world needs PaRappa the Rapper. A piddling two games is not enough for the floppy-eared dog, and no one feels that more strongly than the man behind the dog: Dred Foxx. Foxx recentl... read
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How moderated is Miiverse? It's a police state! (Update)


The (possibly) first person to be modded on Miiverse speaks out!
Nov 17
[Update: It seems Nintendo has given the deleted post in question further review and decided that it was okay.  "We have checked the reported content and determined that it is not in violation of the Miiverse Code of Con... read
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Notch: EA is methodically destroying gaming


May 03
Minecraft developer Markus "Notch" Persson is angry at Electronic Arts for exploiting the concept of the indie bundle, expressing his distaste for the company's self-made association with independent developers. According to ... read
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Protesters plan day-long blackout of Modern Warfare 3


Mar 30
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 players, angry at the lack of post-launch support, are planning a day-long blackout of the game in hopes that their concerns will be addressed. The plan was revealed in a Youtube video, along wi... read
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You can still earn Trophies on pre-owned PS Vita games


Feb 29
Sony is trying all it can to combat used sales of PS Vita games. A few SCEA-published titles are already rocking online passes, but there's a more insidious trick that I didn't even know existed -- Vita carts that s... read
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Despite cynicism and criticism from some corners of the Web, one can safely say that yesterday's blackout protests against SOPA and PIPA were highly successful. A number of news outlets around the world finally started coveri... read feature

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Dark Souls PC petition boasts over 48,000 signatures


Jan 09
Last week, we brought word of a petition asking Namco Bandai to release Dark Souls on PC. At last count, there were 13,000 signatures. Now, there are over 48,000 and the number keeps climbing. Just two hours ago (at the time ... read
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EA's Origin may be glorified Spyware, causes mass upset


Aug 24
In case you hadn't heard already, Electronic Arts' Origin is more than just a petty attempt to undermine Steam. It's an insidious petty attempt to undermine Steam. The service has upset gamers since it reserves the ... read
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Game devs blame Nintendo (and Apple) for ruining games


Mar 05
While GDC is often a place to celebrate videogames, there's plenty of room for complaining, too. Nintendo and Apple were both targets throughout the show, as a number of game devs slammed their business practices and the way ... read
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Judge lets Sony unmask anyone who visited PS3 hack site


Mar 05
If you live in San Francisco and you visited George Hotz's website between January 2009 and now, you might be in in Sony's headlights. A federal magistrate has given Sony the power to expose anybody who patronized the PS3 jai... read
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Group boycotts 3DS over human rights abuses (update)


Feb 27
[Update: Matt Brown, associate director of communications, has stated that the Enough Project does not sanction this boycott: We at Enough have never advocated for a boycott of electronics, so this is a misrepresentation... read
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Awakened has caught some eyes since Phosphor Games rose from the ashes of Midway and turned a canceled game into a living, breathing project. The game is about creating your own protagonist with unique super powers, and it's ... read feature

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The second American revolution is Homefront


Feb 11
That's what this new trailer from THQ claims. Works for me. I really hope Homefront winds up delivering. There is something that appeals to me deeply about a game set in an occupied United States, as I don't think it has bee... read
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EA zings Activision over Infinity Ward lawsuit


Apr 10
Activision seems to spend more time in a courtroom than it does anywhere else these days. As the evil publisher continues its bitter legal brawl with ex-Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella, the rest of us are wo... read
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FINALLY: UK game industry getting tax relief!


Mar 24
After what has felt like forever, British chancellor Alistair Darling has finally revealed that the government will adopt TIGA's tax relief plan for UK game developers, giving them incentives that other media have e... read
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The joys of being a videogame reviewer


Mar 17
Nothing gives me more joy than this job. It's a dream career, albeit a fairly ludicrous one. You mean, somebody pays me to tell other people what I think about videogames? That's the stupidest job in the world! Nobody is more... read
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Crytek UK files 'Self Defense' trademark


Mar 15
Really now, how many different ways can Crytek UK (former makers of TimeSplitters) go with a trademark for something called Self Defense? The way I envision it, the game can be a one-versus-many story about a badass action he... read
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Hey Microsoft, Poland doesn't like you anymore


Mar 09
You know how annoying it is when Xbox Live goes down? Well, imagine if the downtime lasted six years. In fact, imagine never getting Xbox Live at all. To some of you, that sounds like a blessing, but angry Xbox 360 owners in ... read
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Alan Wake PC petition has a buggerload of signatures


Feb 15
If there's one thing PC gamers are good at, its petitions. The computer crowd will get up in arms over everything, but at least this time the cause is somewhat righteous. Microsoft recently revealed that Alan Wake, for the mo... read
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Analyst: Electronic Arts is a 'serial over-promiser'


Feb 10
Electronic Arts has once again proven to not be a favorite with analysts, coming under fire yet again following its recent financial call. Seeking Alpha's David Gibbs has called the company a "serial over-promiser" and claime... read
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Aksys Games' anti-piracy video will show you the light


Jan 27
The nature of this post will undoubtedly raise awareness of BlazBlue: Continuum Shift's existence on the torrent sites, which is a bummer, no question. But Aksys Games' anti-piracy parody video doesn't have enough views for ... read
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1C predicts an all-digital future for PC games in 2011


Jan 15
1C international publishing director Darryl Still is a man who's not afraid to stick with a date. He sees the beginning of 2011 as the age of digital distribution for PC gaming. Speaking with MCV, he gave the prediction, sayi... read
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Street Fighter: The movie: The music video


Jan 11
TheSwitcher is a YouTube user known for showing the stupidest parts to videogame cartoons. We've featured his work before and his latest project mashes up the Street Fighter movie with the Team America "America, Fuck Yeah" s... read
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Sumotori Dreams: Drunken sumo wrestling for $4


Dec 19
  You might not have the exact name, Sumotori Dreams, tattooed on your brain, but many of you will instantly recognize the game as soon as you start up this video. Usually, physics-based games require thinking, or some f... read
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Why do we use review scores?


Dec 09
[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 that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or ho... read
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Game SERIES Debate to the Death! SF VS MK


Sep 29
I guess last week's debate was a Super Smash Bros. battle on stock mode set for 82 lives each -- truly a debate to the death. The result was not pretty, and reminiscent to those times when you were so drunk you could only lif... read
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Videogame tropes I am officially over


Sep 12
The videogame industry is known as one of the most innovative and creative art mediums in recent memory, so it's quite ironic that hardcore videogame fans consistently lament the lack of innovation and creativity found in the... read
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Brink dev: Analog sticks are a poor man's mouse


Sep 10
Splash Damage is bringing its new shooter Brink to both PC and Xbox 360, but the game's creative director knows which version is best. Stating that console controls can't match PC input, Richard 'Rahdo' Ham has explained tha... read
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Xbox 360 games no longer have to be in HD


Sep 03
Microsoft runs a tight ship and demands a certain level of quality in its 360 games. Considering the quality of the 360 itself, that's quite ironic, but nevertheless there are standards that software developers must adhere to... read
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Crytek president and co-founder Cevat Yerli has issued a very substantial threat to his home country, stating that Germany's biggest PC developer will be forced to relocated if the country's authorities ban action games. Germ... read feature







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