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NYCC: Backstreet's back...alright!

Wanna see something slightly embarrassing? Check out our own Nick Chester (along with former Dtoider and now Sony boy Rey Gutierrez and some attractive dancers) playing upcoming PS3 game Singstar Dance. This game works the PlayStati...

 
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NYCC: Inafune, Niitsuma and other badasses in attendance

If you walk around the show floor here at New York Comic-Con you'll see a massive cluster in the gaming section. That's all Capcom. I congratulated them on pulling such a crowd yesterday. Today is going to be madness. What's over there that...

 
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NYCC: New Capcom Arcade Classics coming to Wii in 2011

There's new Capcom Arcade Classics coming our way, which is always good news in my book. I have and treasure some of the Japan-only, multi-disc Sega Saturn Capcom classics set (they also released these for the PlayStation), but these new c...

 
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NYCC: Aww! Little Chibiterasu is lost at Comic-Con

If you're walking around New York near Comic-Con this weekend you're sure to come across a flyer like the one shown above. If you're actually inside Comic-Con, especially near Capcom's crowded booth, it's obvious what this sign is for. Some...

 
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NYCC: Nick Chester sucks at Gran Turismo 5

Nick is the Editor-in-Chief of one of the largest gaming news outlets out there, so this kind of suckage is inexcusable. Laughable. He's one of those guys that only knows how to mash down on the gas pedal button. I can't believe he runs ...

 
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Win passes to NYAF/NYCC in Japanator voice acting contest

Our tentacle-obsessed sister site, Japanator, is giving away passes to New York Anime Fest and New York Comic Con, taking place on October 8-10. All you have to do to enter is watch the provided anime videos over on Japanator and re-record ...

 
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Weekend Charity: Babycastles promoting indie gaming

Cutting it a bit close for having this officially on the weekend I realize, but sometimes a good reason to donate some money doesn't come along until Sunday. This weekend's charity is the Kickstarter for Babycastles's Manhattan exhibition o...

 
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The list of game companies attending New York Comic-Con

Are you going to New York Comic-Con? We are. It's just far enough away that we can have the Con SARS wear off from the San Diego Comic-Con. My things are being sterilized as we speak. It's 58 days away, folks: October 8-10 at the Jacob K Ja...

 
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People stand in line, go crazy for Need for Speed in NY

Over the next few months, Electronic Arts is touring the United States with Criterion's upcoming racer, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. First stop? New York City! Oh, by the way -- you might have missed it. It happened already. But the good n...

 
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Mario Galaxy 2 launch party has swag and an old man

Sounds like the Nintendo World Store's Super Mario Galaxy 2 launch party is going to rock. A man with cloud-white hair will be there, doing the voice of Mario and confusing people, because even though he sounds like Mario, he doesn't look l...

 
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My day with the MLB 2K10 perfect game $1 million winner

This year, 2K Sports decided to do something unprecedented to market their baseball game, Major League Baseball 2K10 -- in an effort to highlight the game’s improved pitching system, they offered a $1 million cash prize to the first p...

 
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Just like last year, EA Sports went all-out for Madden, unveiling the game's cover athlete on a large billboard in New York City's Times Square. And once again, Destructoid was there to bring you on-the-scene coverage. T...   read

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Crysis 2 doesn't intentionally evoke 9/11

I know I’m not the only person who, upon seeing the newest Crysis 2 trailer, felt that Crytek was evoking 9/11 imagery, perhaps as a function of going for an emotionally charged story. I brought up that point to Nathan Camarillo, the ...

 
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NSMB Wii release bash: Bucken-Berry and Ala-Gold!

So, I took a five-hour bus ride to New York City yesterday to do some video coverage of the New Super Mario Bros. Wii launch event at the Nintendo World Store. It was supposed to be a four-hour bus ride, but somehow the good people of Fung ...

 
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New York's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 launch event

On the eve of the release of what is arguably the most anticipated game of 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Activision joined with Microsoft and GameStop to take over New York’s Union Square with a massive party celebrating the l...

 
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Tekken 6 is about to throw a party, you're invited

Hey, Dtoid New York. Want to do something fun and possibly win a prize? Then head out to Namco Bandai's Tekken 6 launch party on Oct. 29 from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. It's being held by New York - Tokyo and will feature a tournament for those wanti...

 
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Wii Sports Resort report: A beach ... in Times Square?!

Yesterday, Nintendo held a launch event for Wii Sports Resort in New York City’s Times Square, allowing the public to try out the game three full days before its launch on Sunday, July 26th. They went all-out for this one, trucking in...

 
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Sand dumped all over NYC in the name of Wii Sports Resort

In an effort to promote the forthcoming release of Wii Sports Resort, Nintendo spent a bazillion dollars turning part of New York City's Time Square the game's fictional setting, Wuhu Island. Leading up to the event, Nintendo issued ab...

 
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Nintendo turns Times Square into Wii Sports Resort

You know if you live in New York, you get to check out all the cool events Nintendo decides to throw over at the Nintendo World Store (and I'm jealous of people who get to do these things!). Their latest performance will include transformin...

 
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Find out what the f*ck Starfy is in New York City

When Nintendo announced the Nintendo DS title Legend of Starfy for a North American release, we asked "What the f*ck is Legend of Starfy?" With that question answered, we look towards filling in the next blank: Who the f*ck is Sta...

 
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Nintendo partners with DJ Academy for Rhythm Heaven event

If you've already mastered Rhythm Heaven on the Nintendo DS, Nintendo wants to put your real skills to this test this week in New York City. This Thursday, April 9, Nintendo will be hosting a Rhythm Heaven event at the Scratch DJ Acade...

 
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Street artists invade New York City with tile-mosaic Mario art

I miss living in or near New York City. The culture, the people, the cheap hot dogs, and the night life are unmatched almost anywhere in the world. And now there's this. Looks like some clever street artists are at it in the City that ...

 
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Yuffie to join the cast of Avenue Q

“Everyone’s A Little Bit Racist.” “If You Were Gay.” “The Internet Is For Porn.” These are just a few of the amazing songs in Broadway hit Avenue Q. And before you start making fun of me for talking...

 
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Banjo-wielding chiptunes artist Bud Melvin scores short film

It's Wednesday, and if you live in New York City, you should rush down tonight to The Tank's monthly film series, New York Experimental, for the premiere of the short film, NightSide. Directed by Paul Owens of 2 Player Productions (known fo...

 
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Aural Fixation: The Nullstravaganza continues

 Nullsleep has been quite busy lately, gigging, celebrating the beginning of summer, putting out a new record, and fronting the 8bitpeoples juggernaut, as always. The video before you is part of Nullsleep's performance in the fir...

 
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Wiimbeldon: Barcade, Beers, and Bears! Oh My!

Part hipster costume party, part casual Wii-gamer, and part "Well, I don't really want to fit into either of those other two categories, so I suppose I'll just drink a lot of beer instead" would all aptly describe the fir...

 
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Wiimbledon...is a Wii Tennis tournament

That's a tagline you can stand behind. It's concise, speaks directly to the point, and leaves nothing to be desired...except beer. The boys behind the first ever Wii Tennis tournament, Wiimbledon, ensure there will be plenty of tha...

 
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New York State Senate passes new video game rating legislation

A press release has been issued to announce the passing of new legislation regarding video game ratings, sales, and violence awareness in New York State. Introduced four days ago by Senator Andrew Lanza, the bill enforces the use of visible...

 
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Recap: Cooking Mama Cook Off Challenge (NYC)

What's that burning smell? Is it the building? Did the knifeless hibachi chef get bored and start lighting things on fire? Could it be that Majesco's Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Nintendo Wii is selling like hotcakes? That&#...

 
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Drinks on Kotaku

Kotaku's party at Barcade last Friday was for the button smashing, hipster hoppin', drink slugging folk. Cozily nested in Brooklyn's too-cool-for-school zone, Williamsburg, readers rubbed elbows and talked nerdy with the enitre ...

 

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lokhe

Watching blind LPs of Souls games is a bittersweet Sometimes, they find shit you completely missed and impress you, while at other times they cant see the answer when its staring them in the Oh the sweet furstration! xD

 
DanteKinkade

Person of Interest had a really great season opening episode, for one they managed to make a super computer using several PS3s, it also showed that Root is probably one of the few people who had hers running on

 
Nekrosys

Ive gone back to playing As it were, I want to build myself a Tonitrus/Holy Moonlight Sword-using Wasnt too keen on the Bowblade for some Oh

 
whatsacow

God help me, Im addicted to Hearthstone Its been a year since I last played and a lot has One thing hasnt though - I still fucking despise

 
Fenriff

If you havent heard, Overwatch is Zarya and Mercy for

 
Dangus Taargus

Anyone want Affordable Space Adventures or Shantae TPC? North American Humble bundle

 
Fuzunga

Battleborn day-one update is only 470mb!

 
Indestructoidable

Killed the Abyss Watchers in an epic

 
klaw616

Hooooow can I explain, when there are feeeeewwww words I can choooooose Come on, you all know the words!

 
Sr Churros

Madonna oficially became a female MMO character now

 
taterchimp

Going to make a site that allows people to raise money to get virgin dudes

 
Terry 309

So I posted a 4v4 RT game on youtube just to show what its like to

 
BigDoniel

Fair to say the Dota 2 addiction is Have no idea why, the game just never seems to get

 
TheAngriestCarp

I was so stoked to finally see Dreamweaver sharing his artwork with the community that I had the urge to try drawing his catgirl OC, Mayuki, So if youre reading this Dream, consider it a gift from one fledgling artist to another!

 
Agent9

I wish the Storm ruler did a little more than just kill 1 it would have been epic if it casted a strong wind projectile that could disarm enemies or At least chew stamina or Its underutilization is a

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Friendly reminder that Pocket Card Jockey is coming out in 2 days and will consume my life at that

 
Torchman

Chapter 8 gave me 360 snipes for days on end Still not enough to make up for Roger

 
Kaleido Ruby

Hub music, huh?

 
Sr Churros

Welp, Phantasy Star Online 2 failed to run and accuses a missing Either I somehow fucked up when installing or I just need to update Checking for missing game files right now , it is so Current status:

 
EdgyDude

General question: Do other Dtoiders have a shame game? a shame game is game you got by mistake, in a bundle or some other way that youd be embarrassed other people knew you have in your

 
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

 

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