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Nintendo's 2015 Wii U and 3DS release schedule

Steven already brought you the hardware and software sales figures that capped off Nintendo's 2014, so let's take a look at what's ahead for Japanese, European, and North American 3DS and Wii U players. It's release schedule time! Break out...

 
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Killer Instinct to put rage-quitting players in 'jail'

In detailing an upcoming patch for Killer Instinct, developer Double Helix Games has broken down its plans for rage quitters. Players whose disconnect percentage rises above 15 percent in ranked multiplayer matches will be sent to "jail," a...

 
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World of Warcraft celebrates its seventh year next week

World of Warcraft turns seven this Wednesday, November 23. Of all the games to play for hours on end ahead of the ensuing family time during Thanksgiving, it might as well be this. Speaking of familial obligations, Blizzard is kicking off t...

 
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The crowd goes wild: Holdable maps shown in Minecraft

This image is bound to make many of you very happy. Minecraft designer Markus "Notch" Persson released it earlier today, along with this tweet: "Any resemblance to anything at all is coincidental." Well, that's reassuring. Thankfully, he pr...

 
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The iPad2 was released two days ago and is not without critical acclaim. Some have even gone as far as calling it the Holy Grail of computing. Praise comes easy: It's thinner than an iPhone4 (WTF!), lighter than its predecess...   read

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Cut the Rope goes romantic with new update

To celebrate the most candid of holidays and to say "thank you" for over six million downloads, Chillingo the publishers behind leading iOS game Cut the Rope, will be giving owners a Valentines themed update. The update will provide Cut th...

 
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Pachter: Incorrect once a week, only fanboys care

Industry analyst Michael "shiny testes" Pachter is a little bit tired of gamers arguing over his words. While he admits he doesn't seem to go a week without being incorrect, he defends himself in Game Informer by saying that his words are f...

 
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Dtoid (the show) week 6: Donkey Kong Returns TO THE RAVE

We up and done did another 3 episodes of the Destructoid (the show). We started off the week weird and low key with an episode from the future, and by Friday, we had slowly lost our minds with a Sesame Street-inspired dance party. The bette...

 
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If you've ever packed into a sweaty hotel with all of your nerdy friends at PAX you've probably come to know one fact of life: you're going to lose something.  Virginity aside, one guy will end up with your laptop charge...   read

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Netflix PS3 streaming discs to become garbage by October

In the grand scheme of things, having to use a disc to stream Netflix-flavored movie magic to your PlayStation 3 is, well, about as high on the list as needing to point your TV remote in every conceivable direction before the cable box fina...

 
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Monday Mind Teasers: Starmageddon

After last week's Blosics 2 physics box bonanza I was in the mood for a dark and deep puzzle adventure game this week, but Gateway ended up being way too short, and its sequel is barely more than a buggy remake. So this week I decided ...

 
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Monday Mind Teasers: Robot Unicorn Attack

Yes, you read that correct. This week's Monday Masculinity Teaser is none other than the famous phantasmagorical stallion sidescroller game, Robot Unicorn Attack. It's already sold 2 million copies worldwide, won three Game of the Year awar...

 
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Star Trek Online doesn't need WoW players to succeed

World of Warcraft may be the biggest MMO around, but you don't have to take it on to succeed. Cryptic, the folks behind Star Trek Online, certainly feel that way. Said Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich: "We think we've made something t...

 
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The VGAs: Tribute to gaming or exercise in self-loathing?

[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 moms raised us...

 
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IBM to kill off the Cell processor (updated)

I thought long and hard about a Thanksgiving-related pun to use in this header, but in the end I couldn't find anything to fit in the title box. Thus, I shall try to put the puns in here. So, chipmaker IBM is looked like it was planning to ...

 
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Star Ocean: The Last Hope gets a 360 Collector's Edition

You know that dirty trick game companies sometimes pull where they put out a game, and then a few months later they announce some collector's edition or enhanced version with extra stuff you didn't get in the copy you bought at release date...

 
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Ever wonder how much videogame castles are worth? Uh, seriously? Why?

Confession time: I watch entirely too many house flipping and home buying TV shows. Some of you might argue that watching anything more than an accidental 10 seconds from channel surfing is probably entirely too much, and I can see where yo...

 
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Bet your life away with a new videogame-oriented gambling website

Woody Levin, founder of videogame gambling website BringIt, is willing to bet that gamers are a particularly festive bunch that enjoy blowing wads of cash in small competitions of skill. In a recent interview with ESPNMag, Levin not only re...

 
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Kojima: Someone else make MGS5 ... please

Every single entry in the Metal Gear Solid series (barring the first) has been Hideo Kojima's "last" MGS. He claims he'll step away from the series every time but it seems like a compulsion for him -- like kleptomania, only with l...

 
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Crisis averted: Dead Space will let you pause after all

You might recall about a month ago when Nick Chester told us about the possibility of Dead Space completely lacking the ability to pause. Many of you shared your disgust at such a thought, and rightfully so. I mean, someone has to look out ...

 
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McDonald's blames fat kids on videogames

If you felt that today was lacking a few ironic laughs, you'll be pleased to know that Steve Easterbrook, the chief executive for McDonald's UK, has recently blamed videogames and TV for child obesity. While he quasi-admitted that it might ...

 
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GameSpot freelancer quits over Gerstmann debacle

When Jeff Gerstmann was alledgedly fired from GameSpot for writing a damning review of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, the predictable happened: The Internet gaming community was in uproar for all of a few days and then promptly forgot about it...

 
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A review of Halo 3.

It’s been several days since I completed Halo 3’s co-op campaign.  Reviews by other writers say that this was the least successful part of the game, and that multiplayer is where the thing really shines.  But honestly,...

 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: general tips

Welcome to the last entry in our "blah blah blah Team Fortress 2 blah" daily series. The Orange Box came out today, so if you can be arsed to read this, I shall be truly surprised.Having tackled every class individually, it's tim...

 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Spy

This is our second-to-last "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" article, and that can only mean one thing; The Orange Box comes out tomorrow. Thus far, we've tackled every class but one -- the Spy. My personal favori...

 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Medic

This is part seven of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" -- yet, interestingly enough, it is the only installment which opens with a selection from a recent Doctor Who episode instead of a prope...

 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Pyro

We're up to part seven of our ten-part series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2." Three days until The Orange Box, bay-bay.Today's article examines the Pyro, a class which has been the subject of considerable cont...

 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Demoman

Hey, look -- it's part eight of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2," wherein we dispense advice of questionable worth and validity for each day leading up to the release of The Orange Box. Which, ...

 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Heavy Weapons Guy

Still your hearts, my handsome gals -- we're halfway through our ten-part "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series. You know what that means; only five more days until The Orange Box! Today, we highlight the Heav...

 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Sniper

Welcome to part four of ten in our "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series, which started this Monday and will end on October 10th with the release of The Orange Box. The Sniper is perhaps the most demonstra...

 

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DISCUSSIONS | setupPosts by everyone - post yours

OrochiLeona

Told you since day 1 Overwatch would be The same way Ive been telling you since day 1 Mirrors Edge will be perfectly a rule of thumb, listen to me and everything will be

 
Larxinostic

Hmm, 69th To exercise restraint is the dignified

 
absolutfreak

I treat myself to Overwatch for my birthday?

 
vxxyman

I cant go to So Im just looking at stuff and I keep checking out this countdown site for P5 Were getting dont toy with us anymore, New video and release date,

 
ObliqueZombie

Wait, is Escapist Magazine actually a PC Master Race meme wank fest, or is there some satire that slipped under the radar?

 
DanteKinkade

Its great in Hardboiled Chicken 2, Lil Putzki has a giant cellphone shaped robot, a giant cellphone shaped robot that looks like it has a rocket launcher for a

 
ZombZ

I noticed most people here write text in block form, while I prefer using a lot of line Is there a writing rule Im ignoring? Especially long texts are easier to read (for me) with line breaks, but Ive never been a fast reader

 
Dreamweaver

Yeah, remember when Quickposts were taken over by catgirls? Well, following in Meanderbots lead, I decided to redraw one of my other original characters (I have dozens) as a Heres Mayuki, who is supposed to be this pudgy girl loves to Yay?

 
Retrofraction

It only took 4 years, but I have an interview at a small production company would say I am excited, but I am very tired I have to go shopping for clothes to wear at it XD

 
Dreamweaver

I suck at drawing yet heres an image I It features one of my original characters, Brianna, just chilling out playing games while her friend, Tetsuya, Was supposed to be a two-part image where she rage-quit, but I couldnt make it >^<

 
JcDent

How to make a CnC Generals Add Profit?

 
JcDent

I always thought that videogame helicopters are only there to crash dramatically, either to put you into a level or force you to reach a secondary Eurogamer goes to add that they also serve as exposition dumps, too!

 
Pixie The Fairy

I just want to see the next Nintendo Sony pretty much handed Nintendo that market when they gave up on Sonys Japanese studios are gonna need something to

 
StriderHoang

Who says I cant fall in love with myself?

 
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Chris Bradshaw

Which one is This?

 
TheAngriestCarp

When youre trying to work on a super important project thats due in eight hours and Overwatch sits on your desktop, taunting

 
hlarge4

My daughter turned 6 20 minutes My next child will be born in exactly 36 Is this a tI me to be alive or There arent enough ways to say how happy I

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Sony sells PS4 as a profit and its a good Nintendo sells NX at a profit and its a bad Its about as astounding as it is

 
Agent9

A piece from an old comic long since Its still really good though

 
Jed Whitaker

Fuck Overwatch, Ill be playing Battleborn tonight on my (No, but really, they are both pretty good games from what I can

 
SeymourDuncan17

Second reminder to Vita owners: Get Im officially staying up late to play it, backtracking for optional

 
Torchman

Played MK8 200cc with the competitive community Mmmmmm, felt good being reminded theres a game where I will for sure get my ass kicked

 
Nekrosys

Well, Ive just thought of an idea thatd be equal parts amazing and terrible: Gravity Rush for PS Itd be pretty fucking amazing, but the motion sickness would be SO

 
Shinta

Finally made it to Nue in Getting my ass served on a Got him to like 55% once I think

 
Larxinostic

If you have any information regarding her whereabouts, please contact your nearest

 
Jinx 01

I think this is new, maybe added in a recent Windows update? (Im on 7) If you press the guide button after starting your wireless 360 controller it shows the battery charge Wonder if that interferes with Big Picture Mode, that used it right?

 
GoofierBrute

You The Overwatch Its Like holy crap is this

 
hlarge4

I got a Loot Crate DX and I love Horde and alliance burbon glasses? Yes please! Massive D20 shaped chilling rocks? Why, Ill take that! 8 inch, glow in the dark adventure time figure? Howd you Lightweight Zelda hoodie? Its on my bod!

 

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