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


Mar 04
// Jordan Devore
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 c...
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Bet your life away with a new videogame-oriented gambling website


Nov 25
// Brad Nicholson
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, Le...
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Kojima: Someone else make MGS5 ... please


Sep 26
// Jim Sterling
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 kleptoman...
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Crisis averted: Dead Space will let you pause after all


Mar 11
// Jordan Devore
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 h...
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McDonald's blames fat kids on videogames


Jan 08
// Jim Sterling
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...
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GameSpot freelancer quits over Gerstmann debacle


Jan 05
// Jim Sterling
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 ...
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A review of Halo 3.


Oct 13
// Eliza Gauger
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. ...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: general tips


Oct 10
// Anthony Burch
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 individ...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Spy


Oct 09
// Anthony Burch
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 ...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Medic


Oct 08
// Anthony Burch
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 ins...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Pyro


Oct 07
// Anthony Burch
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 co...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Demoman


Oct 06
// Anthony Burch
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 Oran...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Heavy Weapons Guy


Oct 05
// Anthony Burch
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 Heavy Weapons Guy, a character who literally needs no introduction.So, I won't write one. 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Sniper


Oct 04
// Anthony Burch
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...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Soldier


Oct 03
// Anthony Burch
Booyah -- it's part three of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2," started Monday and leading up to the official release of The Orange Box.Today, we look at the soldier: an all-purpo...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Engineer


Oct 02
// Anthony Burch
Part two of our ten-part "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series (starting yesterday, and working up to the official launch of The Orange Box) tackles the Engineer.A truly indispensable member of t...
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Scout


Oct 01
// Anthony Burch
Welcome, one and all, to the first installment of our ten-part "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" series. Starting today, and working up to the official launch of The Orange Box, we'll be dishing out...
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Call of Duty 4 beta level cap to be increased this Friday


Sep 06
// Jordan Devore
The Call of Duty 4 beta is about to get a whole lot more exciting thanks to a brand new level cap (16). It's coming tomorrow morning and will allow for new weapons, perks, and more. If you are participating in the beta and ha...
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Myst DS is coming Fall 2007


Jul 28
// Colette Bennett
Every time I see a screen from a MYST game (especially the first), I get a little tingle of nostalgia and want to boot it up and play it all again from the very beginning. The series made a big impact on me as a gamer, being ...
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Confirmed: Peter Moore leaving Microsoft, replaced by Don Mattrick


Jul 17
// Jim Sterling
You've doubtless all heard the rumors by now, but we at Destructoid like to wait until we have something tangible before we mash our hands on the keyboards in an attempt to be first with news. That confirmation is now out...
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Olivia Munn is good for Men's Health


Jul 13
// Dale North
Olivia Munn is good for Men's Health, especially when she's frolicking around in a bikini. The better (looking) half of G4's Attack of the Show's host team (sorry, no offense Kevin P.) did a photo shoot for M...
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Ivy puts her back into it


Jul 09
// Dale North
Fair Warning: This video would, in no way, be considered 'safe for work'. Also, even within 'safe' boundaries, you might want to turn the sound down. This video feels very timely. It may have something to d...
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The mighty PS2 continues to trim down, after all this time


Jul 08
// SRVSLPS
After getting wind of this piece of news, I don't know whether to pat Sony on the back, or make a spectacle of the whole thing. While the PlayStation 3 is still floundering about just trying to find it's legs af...
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Plans to classify gaming addicts as basket cases opposed by experts


Jun 25
// Jim Sterling
A short while ago, I reported that gaming addiction could well be classified as a mental disorder if certain misguided folks had their way. Today however, Reuters relays that not only is the American Psychiatric Associatio...
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Addicted to videogames? You could soon be officially mental!


Jun 16
// Jim Sterling
Usually when a reviewer calls a game addictive, that's a compliment, but to some psychologists, addictive games are a crippling menace, on par with drugs and alcohol. In a new report, presented to the world via Game Life,...
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Disgaea DS: Prepare to take your obsessive compulsiveness on the move


Jun 02
// Jim Sterling
Who remembers Disgaea? Absolutely everybody? Of course you do. Yes, Disgaea, as camp as a mushroom in tap shoes and twice as brain frying. Don't get me wrong, I loved Disgaea, but any game that allows you to level charact...
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Scheduled Destructoid maintenance tonight: we're gonna break stuff


May 30
// Niero Gonzalez
Funny how a year can change our perception of what Destructoid should be, how it should work, and what it should ultimately become. It's been a wild ride so far. I have to say, I can't tell you how happy I am that I r...
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The Sims: The Movie: The intensely stupid idea


May 25
// Earnest Cavalli
According to Harry Knowles' AICN, 20th Century Fox now has the rights to make a movie adaptation of The Sims based on a script penned by the genius who brought you Scary Movie 3.Doesn't this sound like exactly the sor...

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