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Epileptic Gaming goes epic this week: Start off today right with a bit of Summa


Apr 30
// Robert Summa
Our pals over at Epileptic Gaming have got quite the week planned for gamers who like a show that "gets it." I'll be kicking off the stellar week with them today as I drop by to do my special guest duties. But ...
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Miyamoto nominated for TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People


Apr 24
// Chad Concelmo
Every year, TIME magazine compiles a list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World." Out of the 204 nominations this year, readers can vote on who they want to be in the final 100. After getting over my depr...
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Happy birthday to G4 TV's Zach Selwyn


Apr 23
// NO LONGER WORKS AT DESTRUCTOID
Look, I drink......and from time to time I have the luck of meeting some great people in the industry. Aside from my chance meeting with Jesus at a bar in Denver, Zach Selwyn is one of the nicest people I have ...
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300 advance tickets to E for All -- limited supply, available ... RIGHT NOW!


Apr 17
// Niero Desu
As promised, Destructoid locked in 300 advance VIP tickets for our readers and are available starting today until they sell out. Here's the link with my super secret code (dtoid):http://tix.eforallexpo.com/index.html?i=d...
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Serkis goes insane for Heavenly Sword


Apr 05
// Niero Desu
  Pro tip: Don't mess with Andy Serkis. He's plotting to rid the kingdom of the weak, old, sick, perverts, fanatics, self-professing messiahs, spineless freaks, terrorists, degenerates, stupid and especially...
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Activision sends Piano Hero fella cease and decist; denies plans of Lawyer Hero


Apr 05
// Niero Desu
APRIL 5th, LOS GATICOS MUY MUY MALOS, CALIFORNIA -- Activision has apparently sent a sternly-worded cease-and-decist letter to the unsuspecting maker of Piano Hero. The game is supposed to be a tribute to the Guitar Hero fra...
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The story so far: Prince of Persia


Apr 03
// William Haley
Welcome to the first “Story So Far” ever. This series will help you catch up to speed on game sequels and the storylines that preceded them. Today sees the release of Prince of Persia: Rival Swords for the W...
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UNO is the first Xbox Live Arcade game to be downloaded one million times


Mar 29
// Chad Concelmo
According to Albert Penello, marketing director for Xbox, UNO, a card game deemed “the devil’s work” by my loving grandmother, is the first XBLA game to go platinum.Most people will cry foul, thinking a more...
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Podtoid 20: Jägermeister & video games


Mar 29
// Robert Summa
[ Update: You can now stream it from Podtoid.com -Niero ] This one's a fatty, weighing in at an hour and a half, but it's a good ride with guests like the lovely Jessica Chobot and Cheap Ass Gamer's Cheapy D. Ron...
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South Korean StarCraft championships video leaves me ... well, speechless


Mar 24
// Robert Summa
Oh the pageantry of two nerds sitting at a computer surrounded by adoring crowds, bright lights and the pressure of being the best ... simply the best. Color me weird, but I always found the way professional gaming was handled and appreciated overseas to be fascinating and this video is a perfect example of why. Any chance we could ever see a spectacle like this in the U.S.? I doubt it.
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Pac-Man legend: There is only one A.S.S.


Mar 13
// Niero Desu
Take this documentary of one of the world's most legendary Pac-Man players, Alexander Seymor Smith (best initials ever) as a cautionary tale: Let the world know that there is only one A.S.S. before it's too late. Also...

SXSW 07: Killer swag contest

Mar 11 // Robert Summa
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It's fairly standard: You go to a convention, you get a ton of swag. One of the most pimped-out swag items we've seen so far, though, is this hotness from Killer -- they make high-end network interface cards that he...

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GDC 2007: Last night's pre-party at the W Hotel, Ron loves CliffyB edition


Mar 07
// Niero Desu
These guys know how to party: last night we spent some quality time with a ton of industry folks at the W Hotel -- en evening of screaming, sharing stories, and testing the body's physical alcohol consumption limits. Pict...
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GDC 2007: Stay at the W Hotel, score a job with Sony


Mar 04
// Robert Summa
The initial crew of Destructoid has landed in San Francisco as we prepare to demolish the Game Developer's Conference with our mighty foot. As Nex, Colette and I checked into our hotel (the posh W Hotel in downtown Sa...
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Ode to the Extra Life


Feb 26
// Savant
Oh, extra life, how we adore thee. You're always there to pick us back up when we have fallen. You're always there to heal our every wound up good as new. You are a stalwart companion and an indispensible element in f...
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Nintendo completes phase one of world takeover plot


Feb 25
// Colette Bennett
Nintendo stated that their plan with the name "Wii" was an effort to make a console that could appeal to everyone universally. While I wasn't so crazy about the name itself (or the related appearance of every pe...
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part five


Feb 18
// Faith
Well, its been a long run for us, kids but we're finally at the end. I wanna thank the fans for sticking with me through parts one through five and I hope it was worth the journey for us all.For the newbs that are just ge...
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part four


Feb 16
// Faith
Yea! It's time again for more manly men from Final Fantasy games. *audience applause*Now sit back and relax as we present to you the next three contestants in our list of manly men. All are very eager to meet you and have...
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part three


Feb 15
// Faith
I thought at first it would be hard to make a new silly picture each day to go with my posts, but Final Fantasy XII screen shots are pretty easy to make fun of, which is just wrong I think. Or at least it should be. Today I&#...
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Gears of War officially coming to the PC


Feb 15
// Niero Desu
In the spirit of he whom doth unpack mountains of expensive UPS boxes I bring you another installment of Captain Obvious, or Capitan No Jodas for you spanish kids.  Confirming what our little hearts and minds knew from...
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Handful of ex-Clover staff form Seeds, Inc


Feb 14
// Aaron Linde
Okay, so it's not quite as grand a gesture as, say, Capcom showering the former employees of the now-defunct Clover Studio with cash and concubines and granting them carte blanche to create whatever bizarre or otherwise ...
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part two


Feb 14
// Faith
I hope Lady Ashe checked that her husband to be was actually a man first, because that is one girlie looking guy. Yesterday I posted the first of 3 examples of manly man from Final Fantasy games and today I have 3 more t...
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part one


Feb 13
// Faith
I’ve been playing Final Fantasy XII for the last few days and I’ve come to the realization that SquareEnix needs to be reminded what a real man looks like. Every male character in the game is prettier looking th...
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Broken Pixels 6: Spice Girls and Arnold


Feb 09
// Robert Summa
I've professed my love before of Broken Pixels, so Jesus Christ on a cracker was I happy to see a brand new one today. They don't come out often enough, so when they do, it's like my very own holiday with a cherry on top. Check out the boys as they diss on retarded Baby Spice and the Spice Girls and Total Recall Arnold. Enjoy!
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Good joke: ex-ESA says don't cut and run


Feb 08
// Niero Desu
Next-Gen is running a feature on the ex-ESA president's speech at D.I.C.E. that criticized publishers to stick up for their games, litigate to the bitter end for them, and take more responsibility for the content they c...
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Coolest characters in gaming ... word


Feb 08
// Robert Summa
Ever questioned who was cool and who wasn't in gaming? For instance: Kratos = cool; Tingle = not cool. Our good friends over at ScrewAttack put together their own little list of cool. Agree with them or did they leave out some uber peeps? Let us know.
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Mario talks to The Sun about The Galaxy


Feb 05
// Niero Desu
Charles Martinet has made a life-long career out of screaming things like "Mama Mia" and watching it come out of a fat little plumber's mouth. Do you envy this man's job? I did at one point, but look at how ...
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Podtoid 16: The travelgate edition


Feb 04
// Robert Summa
We're a little jet lagged, so excuse us for our tardiness on the weekly Podtoid front. Tonight we record episode 16, which is sure to go down in history as the one piece of art that changed a generation. We'll be cov...
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Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? On PBS


Jan 28
// Faith
If you were a cable deprived child like me, you were forced to watch the few channels you could dial in on the antenna. You remember playing with the antenna, don't you? It was like being a cast away trying to find rescue...
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Sony's Phil Harrison do deliver GDC keynote ... will try not to copy Gates


Jan 25
// Robert Summa
The Game Developer's Conference announced today that Sony Computer Entertainment's Phil Harrison will be delivering the opening keynote on March 7 at this year's GDC in San Francisco. There are already odds poste...

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