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Proof that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a Tetris god

Steve Wozniak, computer wizard and one of the founding fathers of Apple, has boasted about his mad Game Boy Tetris skills on several occasions. According to Steve, he still walks around town armed with a few Game Boy Lights (Japanese-exclus...

 
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Lifestyle shots of the new and improved Mr. Destructoid

Did you figure out our little tease? It was indeed a big, glowing eyeball, one of the new features on the latest iteration of the Mr. Destructoid helmet. Once again courtesy of Volpin Props, this piece of high fashion will no doubt be all t...

 
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Pikmin 2 Wii pops up on HMV's website

I desperately want to know what this means. Like many of us here at Destructoid, I consider Pikmin 2 to be one of the greatest games ever made, so to think that we're getting more of the game has my heart all a flutter. HMV has a listing fo...

 
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Renegade Kid set to reveal next game; we have a secret!

Renegade Kid, developer of fine Nintendo DS titles like Dementium and Moon, will reveal its new game tomorrow. Studio co-founder Jools Watsham has even been dropping hints on the next title all over his Twitter account. Here's what we know ...

 
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Out of This World designer talks new game, inspiration

An interview with Jordan Mechner (Prince of Persia) and Eric Chahi (Out of This World aka Another World) about inspiration in game design is bound to be phenomenal, but when you slip in an excellent piece of news right inside the article, y...

 
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Take a photo tour of Blizzard's awesome offices

Even though Jonathan visited Blizzard HQ twice over the summer and brought back a few photos, Blizzard has always been a rather secretive company. In an industry full of leaks and rumors, Blizzard keeps most of its info and inner-workings u...

 
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Miami's biggest gaming party is tonight! GameNarp.com

If you're in South Florida and missed the last one, here's your chance to redeem yourself! Destructoid and friends are hosting our next gaming event TONIGHT at Florida International University South Campus with more tournaments, over 100 ga...

 
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Rumortoid: Nolan Bushnell to keynote ScrewAttack Gaming Conference

You'd never believe what happened to me today: I was out jogging with pineapples (as I usually start my week) when I slammed head-first into a six foot bird. He began spewing all kinds of nonsense about an Ironman of Gaming so I challenged ...

 
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Can you dig it? 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand won't be axed after all

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand is one of those games that you buy not because it's going to be "good," but because it will provide plenty of laughs after you have downed a few drinks. Don't believe me? Then go watch the official trail...

 
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EXCLUSIVE! The lost Metal Gear 2 codec

Did that just really happen? Destructoid's Dale North recently interviewed the voice of Solid Snake, David Hayter, and picked up something unique that I know our weekend Dtoiders will enjoy. Check out the video or download the codec MP3 fi...

 
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Phil Harrison on the new Atari: No single-player games or big-budget titles

Phil Harrison is a bright man, tall as the PS3 is heavy, and full of vision and a knack for hitting the nail on the head when it comes to what gamers really want. Like no more single-player games from Atari. Wait, what?I don't see that we'r...

 
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Beauty is skin deep: Calling out the graphics pimps

There is a term among the gamer community the describes a certain subsect of gamers interested only in how impressive a game looks -- "graphics whores." These are people who get excited over how a game looks more than how it plays...

 
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New York Times maps the geek universe around Gary Gygax

Here's some chicken soup for the geek in you: the New York Times has mapped out a matrix of all of the things that may have directly benefited for the geekery that was Dungeons and Dragons. It may be a stretch to attribute the problem-solv...

 
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PopCap founder: we can destroy the depth of console games

To most people, they are the often played but little known name stashed away in their favorites folder for when the boss isn't around, but PopCap games doesn't like to think of themselves that way. With over a billion total downloads of the...

 
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Destructoid interview: Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw

He is one of videogame media's most recognized voices, a quick-witted, fast talking Englishman with a bitter world view and a need to be pleased. He was named one of Destructoid's icons of 2007, and his weekly posts ignite message boards up...

 
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Ceramic white PS3 may be coming to the US

If you have bitterness about Japan's neverending array of colored consoles and portables, this bit will hopefully help to erase some of that simmering hatred. Per filings at the Federal Communications Commission, evidence points to Sony bri...

 
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Someone stuck an NES into a shoe ... that's about it, really

Sneakers and the NES, together at last! It was once such a fruitless struggle -- I'd spend hours, sometimes days of my childhood cramming NES cartridges into my Thomas the Tank Engine boots, desperate to be able to play Gremlins II via my f...

 
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Destructoid reader has a license plate more epic than yours

The Burling recently posted this community blog about a Destructoid community member's awesome new license plate. Who is this user? Why, it's none other than tazartheyoot! He's got this bad boy for the next two years, so give this man a dol...

 
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RetroforceGO!: Episode 14: Everything's coming up Metroid

Another week, another podcast, and another chance to hem and haw about games from a cranky old gamers point of view. Yes folks, it's time for another RetroforceGO! This week, the Core Four reunites and has a long, looooong discussion in cel...

 
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Balrog finally gets the tribute he deserves

Aaah, Balrog, you never get your dues, do you? Recognized only for having your name swapped with M. Bison, you will remain one of the least cared about Street Fighter characters ever. But fret not, oh noble boxer of confusing identity crisi...

 
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The King of Kong review: Go see it, like, yesterday

Our beloved Tiff was kind enough to post the trailer for The King of Kong for us last month, and I've been patiently waiting ever since to see the full film in the theatre. What I was expecting was a light hearted tale about competitive arc...

 
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Make your own NES controller iPod remote

Look I drink...but I also love cool tech gadgets. Awhile back Aaron brought you coverage of a NES/iPod mod and I think I  have found you another one. As soon as I caught this, I knew that el Dtoid comunidad would want it. Hel...

 
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Stupid Sunday rumor: Phil Harrison dating Jade Raymond

So, with the fun of E3 now over and even the UK staff recovering from hard journalistic work, it's time to get our noses back to the grindstone and, very much like cleaners dealing with the morning after a wedding party, sweep out the ...

 
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Guitar Heroes Never Die!

Look I drink...And if anyone can make me laugh at Guitar Hero, it has to be the guys at mailordercomedy. I could write more, but it would be pointless. Like the time I tried to marry a piece of Bluberry pie. Wait. That was Family Guy wasn&#...

 
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Podtoid 24: International Edition!

This week's Podtoid took on a bit of worldly flavor with the addition of Cheapy D (coming at ya' from the dank, post-apocalyptic streets of Neo-Tokyo Japan), and a sleep-addled cameo from the reigning queen of the DToid community a...

 
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Australia loves Vegemite sandwiches and Xbox 360s

In news that is guaranteed to bring a smile to the battle-hardened face of Bill Gates once again, Xbox 360 software sales have set a new record for the world's smallest continent you may have come to know as Australia.Thanks to an insat...

 
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Zelda: Twilight Princess Wii speed run: Done in 44.5 hours faster than you

While some many complain that new games are too long and involved, a small elite group of gamers are burning hundreds of hours ... to ironically figure out how to beat them in one sitting. The majority of speed runners we've covered in ...

 
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Podtoid 23: The MP3 release party!

It's up!I would like to thank my co-conspirators: Aaron Linde and Ron "Cease and Desist" Workman, as well as our guests, Nick Chester, Aktrez and Virtualgirl.As usual, you can hit up Podtoid.com for a not-so-portable Internet...

 
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Podtoid 23: Kerouac couldn't make it ... [UPDATED! AGAIN!]

A new week, a new reason for Nex to rack his brain coming up with pertinent reasons to post pictures of dead proto-hippies!Podtoid 23 is being recorded tomorrow, and it wouldn't be a Podtoid without reader questions. That's where yo...

 
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Yo, check it, some fly new GTA IV screenshots, for reals word

Yes, I know, I'm gangsta'. Don't be intimidated.A slew of new images from little-known indie game Grand Theft Auto IV were just released and, I have to say, I am very impressed (check them all out in the gallery below).I know th...

 

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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?

 
Chris Bradshaw
 
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

 
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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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