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Promoted blog

I made my own gaming magazine and I need feedback!


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Feb 14
[Longtime lurker Caz needs your help designing his own gaming mag. Cool! -Mr Andy Dixon] Hi Destructoid! I've been a lurker here for a long time, and like a passive aggressive partner, I'm only talking to you now when I need ... read
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Consider this mystery... SSSMOKED!
In my heart of hearts, Nintendo Power will never die. If you were an American Nintendo gamer in the late '80s to early '90s, this monthly rag granted you unfettered access to a world of insider news and gossip that made you t... read feature

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Smash 3DS reveals

Every 3DS Super Smash fighter, stage in next month's CoroCoro


One month left of reveals?
Jul 15
Following surprising Fire Emblem additions to Super Smash Bros, CoroCoro announced (translation via GoNintendo): "We're including an additional jam-packed volume containing all of the characters and stages for the u... read
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Nintendo Force

Get NF Magazine issue #7 for super cheap


It's a Kickstarter celebration!
Jan 27
For the next +40 hours, you can get the latest issue of NF Magazine for $.99 for download, $4.99 for print. It's a pretty great issue, featuring exclusive interviews with Chris Seavor (creator and voice of Conker from Conker... read
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Sonic Lost World

Sonic comic writer will play Lost World for charity


The 24-hour livestream will be held on October 26
Aug 28
My homeboy David Oxford, writer at The Mega Man Network and and fellow editor on NF Magazine, has planned a special charity event alongside Ian Flynn, lead writer on Archie's Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. For ... read
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SEGA's Tadashi Takezaki remembers the Dreamcast's struggles
As a young 'un, my only experience with the SEGA Dreamcast was with Sonic Adventure at a Target demo station. I was very much an outsider, admiring the machine as it appeared in magazines and on television. I finally picked u... read feature

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Oh God, I want this game YESTERDAY!
The whole non-American world will be getting their hands on The Wonderful 101 later this month, while US citizens must sit tightly until September 15. The wait has been especially difficult for myself, considering this has be... read feature

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Call of Duty: Ghosts

Is Call of Duty: Ghosts coming to Wii U or not?


Preview in Official Nintendo Magazine adds more fuel to the fire
Jun 30
Prior to the Xbox One unveiling, Activision said that it had no news concerning Call of Duty: Ghosts on next-gen platforms, in response to a question about a Wii U version. Then PS4 and Xbox One versions were confirmed, yet W... read
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A Link to the Past 2

A Link to the Past 2 will run at 60 fps in 3D mode


Also, producer Aonuma wants to work on something other than Zelda
Jun 07
Nothing gets the blood pumping like new Zelda details, and the July issue of EDGE magazine has got the junk you need. Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma has confirmed that A Link to the Past 2 will run at 60 frames per second ... read
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Fire Emblem: Awakening

Awakening was almost the last Fire Emblem game


Needed to sell 250K for the series to continue
May 23
Fire Emblem: Awakening surprised just about everyone with its critical and commercial success. In Japan, the 3DS strategy RPG had sold over 400K units through June 2012, and it's likely continued to grow since then. In the US... read
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Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies gets a Japanese web demo


A Flash demo? How quaint!
May 15
Capcom has finally slapped a proper localized title onto Ace Attorney 5, hereby known as Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, and will be bringing it out West this fall. Unfortunately, it will be an eShop-only relea... read
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Tetris

Apple co-founder shows off his legendary Tetris skills


Woz the Tetris wiz
Apr 12
Steve Wozniak is an oddity. Though many know Wozniak for his work at Apple, in his earlier days he was known for his work with videogames, both as a designer (creating Atari's Breakout) and player. This video shot by Game In... read
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Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends will have 30 extra levels


Ubisoft Montpellier is making good on its promise of additional content
Apr 10
The Wii U-exclusive Rayman Legends demo coming out this month will contain the full online challenge mode. A nice treat, sure, but that still doesn't change the fact that the game was already finished and should have been out... read
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Turrican

New Turrican title in the works


The classic Amiga game is set to be reborn
Mar 10
In the newest edition of the German "Retro Gamer" magazine, a complete retrospective of the legendary Turrican game series also delivers some very exciting news for fans of the long lost silver-armored hero. According to the ... read
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UK gets an official Pokemon magazine


Hits newsstands March 20
Feb 26
If you desire to be the very best, the best there ever was, you'll want to be a subscriber to Future Publishing's newest magazine. The Official Pokemon Magazine will launch on March 20th in the UK, covering the Pokemon craze ... read
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Nintendo Force

Yeah, boi! Nintendo Force subscriptions are live


One-year subscriptions begin at $19.99
Feb 09
The premier issue of Nintendo Force magazine went on sale on January 11, 2013. How did this new fan-driven venture fare in its first month? Pretty well, actually! It's been sitting pretty in the top spot of the MagCloud shop ... read
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The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 revealed complete with bearded Geralt


Game Informer cover spills the beans
Feb 04
The new issue of Game Informer has apparently gone out to digital subscribers, and on its cover is a brand new game: The Witcher 3. The folks at NeoGAF have uploaded the cover art in full as well as the first details on this ... read
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Nintendo Force

Nintendo Force #1 is out, here are my impressions


No subscription option just yet
Jan 12
Nintendo Force magazine, which was only publicly announced a few weeks back, officially launched yesterday, January 11. If you'd like to score yourself a copy of the debut issue, head on over to the Nintendo Force page and cl... read
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Jonathan Holmes is one of the founding editors!
So Nintendo Power is over and done with. Tears and all that. Pour one out for our homies. The throne has been abdicated. Time for a new king to rise to power. You've likely heard about a little something called Nintendo Force... read feature

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Nintendo Power had awesome merch
[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 feature

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The final issue hits all the right notes
Last night, I noticed that the final issue of Nintendo Power was in stock at Barnes & Noble. Naturally, I bought two copies: one to peruse and one to leave in the shrink wrap FOR. EV. ER. If you've ever been an NP reader ... read feature

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The final Nintendo Power cover is perfect


Simply... perfect...
Nov 30
On the left is Nintendo Power #1. On the right is the final issue, #285. Wow. Bravo. We were hoping to wait until the mag hit newsstands on December 11, but since this photo of its cover has been making the rounds all day, we... read
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Future US puts another game mag out to pasture
Damn, son. Future US is on the warpath as of late. It wasn't enough for the publishing house to pull the plug on Nintendo Power; now its sights are set on PlayStation: The Official Magazine (not to be confused with PlayStatio... read feature

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SHAKE IT, BABY, SHAKE IT
What? WHAT? WHAAAAT!? WHAAAAAAAAAAAT!? Suck it down! That's what I'm talkin' 'bout! Hell yeah! The cover of November's Nintendo Power features our half-genie starlet in full pirate garb, teaming up with her archnemesis Risky ... read feature

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Nintendo Power sends out farewell letters to subscribers


Sep 26
It's still hard to believe that, after 24 years, Nintendo Power is about to be laid to rest. Even while current and former fans mourn, there are some who are oblivious to the magazine's fate. To bring those folks up to speed,... read
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The Howard & Nester comic Nintendo Power didn't print


Sep 09
Ever since the announcement of Nintendo Power's cancellation, former Nintendo of America spokesman and official Gamemaster Howard Phillips has decided to start sharing all kinds of Nintendo-related goodies on his Facebook pag... read
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Virtue's Last Reward is previewed in Nintendo Power


Sep 01
You think I've forgotten about Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward? HELL no! I've merely been trying to keep my distance so that I don't work myself up into a spastic frenzy. I was doing such a good job too, until I learned tha... read
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Mega Ran's special Nintendo Power farewell rap


Aug 23
Two days ago, we learned the heartbreaking news that Nintendo Power, one of if not the most influential American gaming magazine, would cease publication following the December issue. Maybe you've been a long-time subscriber... read
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Proof that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a Tetris god


Jul 19
Steve Wozniak, computer wizard and one of the founding fathers of Apple, has boasted about his mad Game Boy Tetris skills on several occasions. According to Steve, he still walks around town armed with a few Game Boy Lights (... read
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Adventure Time game will take a page out of Zelda II


Jul 03
From Nintendo Power #280, the same issue that revealed Mighty Switch Force HD for Wii U, comes some juicy information regarding WayForward's other upcoming game, Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage? As y... read






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