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Destructoid in Japan: Mega Happy Fun Week at Hudson GET! Trilogy - part 1/3

Let me be the first to say that I, your faithful bucket-headed webmaster, am a lucky gaijin bastard.  If anyone could have preemptively told me that our rabid little gaming blog would some day make its cameo in Bomberman Live on the Xb...

 
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LARPish Japanese Dragon Quest IV commercial

Dragon Quest and live-action weirdness go together like pancakes and peanut butter -- the combination isn't necessarily obvious, but the two fit nicely when you put them together.This time around, a costumed party travels across the grassy...

 
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'Videogames are a luxury' says Katamari creator

I'll be the first to admit that it's easy to lose perspective when you spend days writing about, talking about, and finally playing video games. Katamari Damacy's creator Keita Takahashi hasn't lost sight of anything, and he used his keynot...

 
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Eat Sleep Play logo unveiled

A couple of months ago, we told you about the departure of game maker David Jaffe (God of War, Twisted Metal) from Sony to start his own company with Scott Campbell, and they named it Eat Sleep Play. Now Level Up has the first look at the c...

 
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Howard Phillip Lovecraft, who should need no introduction, kept a list of ideas.  As far as I am aware, all writers (and most artists) do this in one form or another.  I constantly struggle to keep my list compounde...   read

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How to be a games industry news tipster with Joe Burling

Regular readers of Destructoid should, by now, be very familiar with the name Joe Burling. Also known as user BuckF1tches, Joe has been invaluable as of late, providing us with news tips constantly and daily. What we get to post on the fron...

 
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eBayed PS2 packed with cash

For the most part, eBay sucks. What was once a haven of bargains and rare finds for gamers has now turned into a free-for-all, and people are now selling crap like Jesus Cheetos and alien babies in a jar. It's a shame, really. That'...

 
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I, GameJew: LIVE (Archive now available)

Original post: Welcome to GameJew LIVE, which now happens every Wednesday night from 7pm to 7:30 PDT. This is only our second episode, so we're still working out some of the kinks. Tonight we'll have a little bit of GameJew news, t...

 
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In todays episode of the 1UP Show at gamevideos.com, some of the masterminds behind World of Warcraft spill the beans on their Guitar Hero and Viva Pinata experiences, what it's like playing World of Warcraft anonymously ...   read

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Calling all nerds: Lord of the Rings Online event tonight

If you're knee-deep in Lord of the Rings nerdom, then tonight is your night, my young hobbit. Across the country at 11 p.m., there will be various Lord of the Rings Online events to celebrate its final release at your friendly Gamest...

 
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When Hustler calls

Today is a sad, yet joyful day. It is with a heavy heart that I tender my resignation at Destructoid. I never thought the day would come, but I'm proud to announce that I have been hand selected by Larry Flynt himself to be one of the n...

 
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The top ten virtual vacation spots in video gaming

 First things first: the above picture is the ugliest pseudo-Photoshop job you will see all week. Secondly, if there’s one thing video games are great at, it’s functioning as an escape from everyday life. After a lon...

 
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How would you develop the ultimate video game television show?

If you're around the same age as myself or any other gamer that's been exposed to the industry since the 80s, then you're well aware that video game television shows suck major balls. Sure, there are a few gems here and there, b...

 
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Gamejew sings to Miyamoto

A lot of things happened last week while we were at the GDC. Some things were good, and some were, well, let’s just say they were interesting. Regardless, the overall experience will be remembered fondly, at least until the next GDC r...

 
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GDC 2007: Robot shenanigans

Hooray pictures! Not everything here at the GDC is breaking news, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t fun to be had. With industry parties every night, the mornings can be a little rough, and sometimes the free boxed lunche...

 
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GDC 2007: Communicating in real time

I attended a session at GDC today within the Serious Game Summit called Next Gen Conversational Characters for Serious Games. If you're choking on your own boredom already, never fear: I promise to keep all the dry tidbits to myself. Th...

 
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GDC 2007: I am 8-Bit preview

Day one of GDC was like a long warm up: lots of walking the floor, checking out the setup and meeting old and new friends. In the posh Game Lobby amongst huge flat screens and laptop toting attendees, I caught this small preview for the sho...

 

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Go check out Destructoid's collectible toy culture blog, which I proudly run: Here is a list of things you should know about me: I'm a female game/toy blogger living in New Orleans. The NES ...

 

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GuerrillaOcelot

I finished Senran Kagura Estival Versus Also, I wrapped up the remaining challenges on Also, I made progress on Dark Souls It has been a good Who needs the outdoors?

 
OverlordZetta

Holy shit! Konami has announced a new game? And its coming to every Sony console AND every Nintendo one?! And its from an old Huson Soft IP?!? And its NOT Bomberman?!?! EDIT: And it may just be a PS2 port somehow severely mislabeled on top of that?!

 
gajknight

PSA: Do not buy the Last Maharaja DLC for AC It is hot trash and Bretts 6/10 is 4 points too Awful, janky and Jack the Ripper though, that is excellent Do get

 
Jinx 01

Steam made a little addition that I *really* Part of the problem with reviews is that games change a lot with patches & updates, especially in Early This makes it easier to see where a game is at the

 
Kaleido Ruby

I think its trying to tell us

 
Amna Umen

My best friend (who introduced me to Dtoid) is developing a game and could use some feedback on his It means so much to me that he succeeds that Im using my 200th QP! Any feedback you leave here Ill pass onto him

 
OverlordZetta

11 years later and this is still my favorite hub world music in a Id just leave the game open and do other stuff to have it playing while I went about my Good, good

 
Sr Churros

I predict the new Battlefield this year will probably be a 2142 sequel, because futuristic shooters are currently in and EA is playing If that ends up being I think they lost a hell of an opportunity for not releasing a sequel for it

 
CoilWhine

I streamed and beat an awesome indie game windowframe, where the window width is used as a weapon and obstacle, streamed part four of Amazing Frog (I unlocked the city and found a boat by getting enough points) + replayed Dead Bits (why? idk)

 
Luca Blight

Goodnight or good morning everyone Im off to

 
Roxas1359

Working on my last research paper of the Need tons of primary sources relating to Japanese American resettlement after the Era of Internment and I cant think of where to Hmm, time for me to put on my thinking

 
JuIc3

Bloodborne, day 3!!! Link found in

 
Rico the Penguin

*adjusts glasses*

 
gajknight

Managed to defeat Nue in the Nioh Satisfying man, I see good things in this games future, for Finishing up the AC Syndicate DLC, then its onto Cant fricking wait man!

 
Torchman

Last call for quesitons for the Ask Me Anything Going to start writing it Feel free to ask multiple questions!

 
Barry Kelly

Im still having a problem seeing embedded youtube videos when using SSL on It looks like the browser (Chrome) wont load them because the embedded URL is a plain

 
Dwavenhobble

So a group of Scientists have been given permission to see what happens when they inject stem cells into the brains of brain dead patients to try and bring them back to Ill get my zombie plan material ready just in case I think lol

 
Parismio

I was looking up some guides for dark souls on youtube for some lols and came across this Shes so adorable and her guides are hilarious! I was going to share the Dark Souls video but the comments reminded me how cancerous the community

 
King Kaiser

Current (finals) mood:

 
Occams

Beat Dark Souls 3, the Nioh demo, Ratchet and Clank and I dunno why but I dont really feel a sense of accomplishment at Been reading Cats Eye by Margaret Thats really good at

 
Luca Blight

To celebrate my 100th post I will use my own homemade Let see OH

 
TheLimoMaker

There are few FPS games I Battlefield 4 captured my time and attention despite its modern If rumours of a past-setting turn out to be true I will fall in love all over again in Or itll be in the future and Ill cry a

 
Dr Mel

I will, occasionally, find the need to just say Jonathan Holmes out loud or substitute it in lyrics of songs that are stuck in my Its a good

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Lately Ive noticed my Nyko Power Pak+ 3DS battery loses power much faster than it used And this is with the brightness set to 3 and power saver on Im thinking of getting a new one to see if that Or is it the games Im playing?

 
ShadeOfLight

Welp, Alucard is dead (*shakes fist at Rival The good news is I still hadnt caught anything on Route 33, and the first encounter was a female Welcome to the team, Seras the Zubat!

 
Trueghostbody

Fear Effect Sedna gameplay trailer

 
Luca Blight

Im curious did Capcoms studios ever told a good video game story?

 
Jed Whitaker

What if a person were to comment on something and actually talk about that thing instead of being upset that someone has a different opinion than them? THAT WOULD BE THE DAY!

 

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