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Indie G Zine hopes to be 'A huge encyclopedia for indie game lovers'

Physical game magazines may be getting smaller, but that doesn't mean they're dying. In fact, becoming more niche has only made fans of the medium more passionate. I know this from experience, thanks to three years of work on the fan-publis...

 
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While much of modern society has moved on to the world of "electrons and information", there are two demographics that still eat up the printed page: kids and old people. Interestingly enough, these are also the two age group...   read

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Remember that magazine that we announced a little while ago? We won't be mad at you if you don't. The good news is, we haven't forgotten about it. In fact, we've been working with the crew at GameFan day and night for almost ...   read

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Official Nintendo Magazine is being shut down

Official Nintendo Magazine is ceasing operations, Future and Nintendo UK confirmed today. The publication's next issue will be its last and will book-end a 12-year run when it hits stands next week, October 14. The website will subsequently...

 
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Conker creator talks working with Nintendo and Microsoft

The latest issue of NF Magazine is one of my favorites. We managed to squeeze interviews with Yacht Club Games (Shovel Knight), Lorne Lanning (Oddworld), Crazy Viking Studios (Shinobi, Volgarr the Viking), Yuji Naka (Sonic, Prope), Ber...

 
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The latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine is going to hit stands in the UK with all the force of a nuclear warhead delivered from any point on the globe using some kind of bi-pedal tank. Their cover story is none othe...   read

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Zelda Zine is a grand collection of Zelda fan art

This past week, the GameCity videogame culture festival went down in Nottingham England. As part of the festivities, a Zelda Takeover Day was planned to celebrate the Zelda series' 25th anniversary. For the occasion, Cory Schmitz -- respons...

 
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GameFan chief says the industry is a sad state of affairs

If you're like me, you grew up reading Diehard GameFan. The magazine was as close as we had to a Destructoid back in the 1990's; independent, opinionated, and more focused on the love of games than getting rich. What a lot of people do...

 
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 likely to be revealed soon

Now, I know that you may find this difficult to believe, but it seems as if Activision plans to release a third entry in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series. Shocking, right? The latest issue of the UK's Official PlayStation Magazi...

 
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Jade and Goro confirmed for Mortal Kombat 9

Good news, Mortal Kombat fans; the series' original four-armed demon boss and emerald clad lady-ninja are coming back for round 9. The latest issue of Game Informer has confirmed their appearance, but I wont be showing you scans from the ma...

 
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Ashley Davis is featured in a magazine that you must buy

Our own Ashley Davis has been up in Seattle this weekend. What for, you may ask? To attend the launch party of videogame culture shop Attract Mode's newest art magazine. And why would she be attending this party? Why, because she's a featur...

 
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Rare spills guts about company's history

Rare has been kicking around for about 25 years, and despite having a low or two recent years, it has had a great impact on gaming. Known for being a bit camera shy, Rare tends to hold its secrets close to its chest. That's not to say it ha...

 
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Game Informer's BioShock Infinite covers are so class

I'm not sure I'll ever get into the BioShock series, and I've long since given up on Game Informer, but I'll be damned if the cover art for the October issue isn't a treat to look at! Unveiled at PAX, the issue sports three different BioSho...

 
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Yun and Yang hinted for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade

No, that not the "hint" above. That would be a full on reveal. The hint comes from the latest issue of Arcadia magazine, a Japanese publication focused on the modern day arcade scene. "Arcade scene." Sigh. The scan shows the silhouette of a...

 
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Dragon Age 2's console-itis becoming more acute

Ha! That was actually an inflammatory leading header designed to get your attention. If you're reading this, it worked! Journalism! Plus, I've always wanted to use "console-itis" in a post. That said, the accusations that Dragon Age 2 is ca...

 
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Pokemon Company suing mag over photos of Pokemon Cards

Why is it always the creators of the cute stuff that seem to be the most ruthless and aggressive? The Pokemon Company seems to be pulling a Disney, suing the creator of Pokemon Unofficial Collector! magazine for using photographs of Pokemon...

 
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GameFan might be a magazine you'd like

Print is dead? So they say, but I'm not buying it. What I will be buying, however, is an issue of GameFan if my local stores aren't too ignorant to not stock it. GameFan is what used to be Play, a magazine devoted far more to the hardcore g...

 
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Killer deal on gaming mag subscriptions at Amazon.com

Print's not dead, folks. There are plenty of writers busting their ass to deliver quality gaming content to newstands (or your mailbox) monthly. Not convinced? Maybe this great deal will change your mind. Amazon.com is offering a killer dis...

 
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Best Buy launching official game magazine

GameStop has Game Informer, and soon it shall be rivaled by Best Buy and its own gaming rag, @Gamer. Dubbed the "official games magazine of Best Buy", @Gamer is to be helmed by reputed writer Andy Eddy and published by Future US. ...

 
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First look at Bulletstorm on May cover of Game Informer

And so the trademark becomes a game, and there was much rejoicing. The next issue of Game Informer will be revealing Bulletstorm, which is being developed by Epic-owned (Gears of War) studio People Can Fly (Painkiller), and published by EA ...

 
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Penny Arcade creators, Molyneux in Time's Top 100 poll

Time Magazine is putting together its yearly poll for the hundred most important people in the world, and gaming is getting some representation. Making the list this year is Lionhead CEO Peter Molyneux and Penny Arcade's brainchildren Jerry...

 
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Check out what EGM's digital version will be like

EGM is coming back, people. Are you ready? Have you been following every last update that EGMNOW has been posting, waiting in desperate hope of the return of the magazine? If so, then this post will be useless to you because you've already ...

 
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Retailers have 'lost faith entirely' with PC games

The bad news for PC gamers just keeps on rolling in, with yet another death knell ringing loud and clear. This time, the knife wound comes courtesy of magazine publisher Imagine Publishing, who has seen a sharp decline in PC mag sales and b...

 
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Letter predicts Super Mario Galaxy 16 years ahead of time

I think that any person of a certain age knows it to be a fact that Nintendo Power once had magical powers. The magazine today does not have these powers, it's just a magazine, but back then it was an amazing doorway into the greatest thing...

 
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More details emerge on Fallout New Vegas

Subscribing to a magazine comes with its own perks. For one, you pay less per issue than store-buyers. For two, you get your copies a little earlier than most. Perk number two applies in this case, as it seems PC Gamer subscribers received ...

 
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Rockstar teases L.A. Noire reveal in February

Remember L.A. Noire, Rockstar’s 1940s-themed PS3 exclusive? You know, the game that we’ve pretty much seen nothing of, except for two trailers that were released in late 2006? (The video above is the game’s full-length de...

 
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Game Informer's February issue is all about Halo: Reach

Dying for some Halo: Reach info? Well then you're going to have to pick up the February issue of Game Informer as they'll be bringing us the first detailed look at the game. The February cover story will have ten pages of exclusive details,...

 
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Gamers are inherent masturbators, so it's no surprise that Playboy regularly reaches out to them with nude renderings of videogame girls. BloodRayne, Velvet Assassin and Clive Barker's Jericho are among the D-list games that ...   read

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Time's top ten games of 2009

It's almost the end of the year, which means that top ten lists and reflective features are all the rage. Time magazine is among the first to print its definitive top ten games of 2009, and I'm sure you can all guess which game has taken th...

 
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Splinter Cell: Conviction co-op details are coming

More videogame-related beans are being spilled in another magazine. According to CVG, the January issue of PC Zone magazine has the first shred of information about Splinter Cell: Conviction’s co-operative component as well as the fir...

 

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Dr Mel

So, with DS2 I came to like the game less and less over I really liked it at Thakfully I seem to be having the opposite experience with I was maybe skeptical at first but now I stop thinking about how Im going to replay it over and over

 
JohnGrisham

Was Super Mario 64 really that great? Never owned it, played a few times at a friends My N64 time was spent on 007, OoT, BanjoKazooie, Mario Kart,

 
Agent9

If you guys have the time, do a solid for your favorite LPer or youtube personality and take some time to let people know what videos have inspired you to go out and support the developers/film links in the

 
Gamemaniac3434

Been playing severed, having a fantastic time with it and I beat the first I do wish Drinkbox hadnt released images that spoil a certain moment and drain a bit of the impact but Having a good time with the game-got a vita? Get

 
Parismio

I was feeling drained the last few Was looking forward to watching legends of tomorrow tonight but it turns out the recording was This is one of those times I get so salty about the tiniest

 
klaw616

Still on my Kill la Kill kick (la Gotta share this amazing piece of art I got over the weekend from a local artist at this awesome little game Dude was even kind enough to sign it (even if I did cover it with the frame)

 
Steven Hansen

my mom has begun using e-mail again

 
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A Certain Magical Generic magical high school Death Something genuinely Target

 
StriderHoang

TB: Destructoid is shit! /torch: your waifu is shit!

 
JayfromtheSun

I will be very glad to be over the

 
sprode

Conan plays a Nintendo game, but its a game that existed at the start of a dead Good timing, very

 
Kaleido Ruby

Splat and Seek?

 
Avoclefo

Cant believe Ive already been on Destructoid for a Never found such a heartfelt yet hilarious community Thanks for making it great, everybody! The case study below is live footage of me visiting

 
JuIc3

Lets play the waiting

 
Kaleido Ruby

Reached the end of Nights of Azure for an Not surprisingly, it is not the true ending, NG+ Ill take the time to reach it but the final boss in this game is apparently not the true final Even still, it was a pretty good

 
Torchman

Watching Jims latest Interesting how theres other companies pulling this that dont get nearly as much shit for it besides Konami and

 
taterchimp

Drunk on a Thanks,

 
Torchman

Better hope Europe and North America did Otherwise, good bye Star

 
Dark Chao

**reads Ratchet and Clank movie reviews** yelp, Im sure the 13 year old in me would have liked it!

 
StriderHoang

Jesus Christ it feels like Vinland Saga has been around forever and been through more arcs than a Naruto

 
Torchman

Didnt get that job I interviewed for last

 
Retrofraction

Found the Mega Man flash video I have been looking for the last 10 only it was

 
Double Monocles

Being a pack rat is not conducive to effective Diablo 3 inventory In a game about picking stuff up all the time youd think theyd give you enough room to store it all

 
CoilWhine

I got the achievement in Yakuza 3 where you have to pick up and grind for 30 pieces of trash on the Streams audio crapped out halfway through, I need a better wifi

 
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For Carp:

 
FunkyVideoGames

If you won a PlayStation 4 you must play all these PS4 Top Games

 
pk fire

Were the forums completely nuked?

 
Torchman

YOUR WAIFU IS SHIIIIT

 
 Dango

Germ Olympics update: Slowly getting Fever isnt bad anymore, but the violent coughing is a tough bastard to deal Last couple nights sucked

 
Confuseddalek

There is post about waifus on the main page, AND THE COMMENTS ARE You cannot have waifu wars without comments! Also, Sailor Venus, Popurri, and Aerith are the only acceptable waifus and everyone else is

 

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