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#Press release

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XSEED announces Drill Sergeant Mindstrong for WiiWare

This is a weird one, but it's coming from XSEED so I guess I shouldn't be surprised. Drill Sergeant Mindstrong is a title coming to WiiWare next month. With a militaristic theme, players have to answer questions correctly to keep the sergea...

 
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YUKE'S announces new downloadable games division called Akinai Games

YUKE’S Company of America has a new division that's going all download now. Called Akinai Games, they will be creating games for WiiWare, Xbox Live, and Sony's PlayStation Network. They're also considering PC and mobile device distrib...

 
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Atlus lays a subtle smackdown on ESRB leaks

I've said it before, but I'll say it again: God bless the gang at Atlus. While some companies would get all up in arms about the ESRB leaking unreleased information on their website, effectively taking the thunder away from marketing depart...

 
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You already knew this, but The King of Fighters XII is coming to NA and EU '09

Okay, maybe you didn't know. Now you do. Ignition Entertainment sends us a press release today to say that The King of Fighters XII is coming to North America and Europe some time in 2009. The 3-on-3 fighter has been made extra pretty, wit...

 
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Sega announces official E3 2008 lineup

E3 08 is so close, yet so far away. I don't know about the rest of you, but I am having an incredibly tough time sitting still from all the excitement and anticipation, and I'm not even at E3.To help pass the time, why not check out Sega's ...

 
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THIS! IS! SPARTA! I MEAN VEGAS ... This is Vegas, actually

"Open World, Lifestyle Action Experience Allows Players to Fight, Gamble, Drive and Party in the World's Most Decadent City," is how Midway chooses to introduce the world to a new game it is working on called This is Vegas. In thi...

 
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Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney to hit North American shelves on February 12

If you are a huge Phoenix Wright fanboy like me, you will be very excited to hear that Capcom has just announced the first game in its spin-off series, Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, is scheduled for release in North America on Feb...

 
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From the Dept. of Vagueness: LucasArts and BioWare announce they're doing stuff

It's early in the morning, so maybe LucasArts and BioWare thought they'd be able to send out a press release that says next to nothing, but we're not having it. The two have announced a partnership that will yield a "ground-breaking in...

 
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Halo 3 promotion lets you experience the game on an IMAX screen

Unless by some cruel misfortune, you are not only blind, but deaf too, you already know that the Halo 3 marketing blitz is in full effect. You’ve seen the commercials, tried the game’s official beverage, and you've even heard th...

 
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The Xbox Live Arcade news just keeps on coming, doesn't it? This Labor Day weekend, 4 XBLA games will receive a 50% off price drop. However, this offer will only be available from 12:00 a.m. GMT on Sunday, Sept 2 through 11: ...   read

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Guitar Hero III demo details emerge, two ways to get in on the action

Activision has announced today that anyone who buys the Xbox 360 version of Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground (available October 9th) will be able to play a demo for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock. The songs included in the demo are: &...

 
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New talent agency for freelance game industry professionals

ITM Creatives is the artistic branch International Talent Management, and they work to connect freelance professionals with the video game, film, and television industries and their new Web site launched today.The site enables producers to ...

 
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Surprise! 80gb PS3 is available. Bigger suprise: 60gb sales up 113%

You're not suprised, are you. No, we knew this was coming since last month, but now it's official: the new 80gb model of the PS3, packed with the off-road racing game MotorStorm, is now available in retail stores in the United States and Ca...

 
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Guitar Hero III rocks 11 new tracks

Activision has just released a list of 11 new tracks to the set list of the upcoming Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (which you'll remember we rocked at E3), featuring works from artists like Iron Maiden, Slayer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and...

 
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Valve and Nexon to bring Counter-Strike to Asia

Valve's Doug Lombardi has dropped us a line announcing plans to bring Counter-Strike to Asian markets, effectively positioning the world's #1 most played online first-person shooter in the most insane competitive gaming circuit in the world...

 
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Rockstar's Table Tennis coming to Wii, everyone acts suprised as instructed

Rockstar brings us the greatest 'why didn't I think of that' announcement yet: Table Tennis is coming to the Nintendo Wii. The head-slapping, 'duh' announcement of a wiggle wand downgrade port of the Xbox 360 title proba...

 
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Confirmed: Peter Moore leaving Microsoft, replaced by Don Mattrick

You've doubtless all heard the rumors by now, but we at Destructoid like to wait until we have something tangible before we mash our hands on the keyboards in an attempt to be first with news. That confirmation is now out, with an offic...

 
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4:30 PM - We're sitting in a ballroom watching a Chow Yun Fat trailer that rivals any movie in the theater right now. Stranglehold is introduced as Midway's best action game ever made with a demo coming to the 360, PS...   read

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E3 2007: 2K Games and 2K Sports reveal E3 line-up, no surprises

As I sit here in the limbo that is known as Denver International Airport, waiting for a plane that will shuttle me off to E3, I'm finding it hard to keep up with all of the stuff that is flooding my inbox today. Among the flurry of pres...

 
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Oct 1 release for Phantom Hourglass; limited edition stylus with registration

Nintendo is all about filling my mail box with press releases this morning, one of which confirms an October 1, 2007 release date for the highly anticipated Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass for the Nintendo DS. We've been following th...

 
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The Sims are totally fierce in The Sims 2 H&M Fashion Stuff; Will Wright cries

I remember this one time (last week) that I went into an H&M in my local mall. A piercingly intolerable drum and bass remix of Gwen Stefani's "The Sweet Escape" blared out of the store's hidden speakers. Pictures of ...

 
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Nintendo to bring Zelda II to VC this Monday; brags about how awesome they are

Just in case you didn't know, Nintendo is totally awesome. They have the fastest selling hand held in the history of portable platforms, their innovative home console is pushing more numbers than any of its competitors, and their dad ca...

 
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Best Buy to rely on common sense to educate consumers

It looks like the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer thinks that what its customers need more than lower prices is a little bit of common sense on their side. Best Buy recently announced plans to integrate reviews, content d...

 
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Rockstar is going to re-define a bunch of stuff with Midnight Club: Los Angeles

No doubt inspired by Summa's recent relocation, Rockstar games has announced Midnight Club: Los Angeles for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. There's not much information on the game, as the press release (which you can read after the...

 
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Condemned 2: Bloodshot announced

Not to be outdone by legions of angry, bloodthirsty critters, Sega also announced Condemned 2: Bloodshot as its follow-up to Criminal Origins, the junkie-slaying Xbox 360 launch title that had early adopters crying themselves to sleep. The ...

 
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Criterion officially reveals Burnout Paradise

I'm a big fan of all things Burnout, but it's even hard for me to swallow the name of the next-gen iteration. Officially called Burnout Paradise, a title that brings to mind palm trees and margaritas instead of auto carnage, the gam...

 
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Ubisoft announces Tom Clancy's EndWar

The mystery project coming out of the Ubisoft/Tom Clancy camp has been revealed as Tom Clancy's EndWar. The surprise -- it's a strategy game! While not much is known about the game, all will be revealed in the June issue of Electro...

 
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Sony announces Hot Shot Tennis for North American release

This morning, Sony announced that it will be bringing Hot Shots Tennis to the PlayStation 2. Developed by Clap Hanz (the same folks responsible for the once king, now on life support Hot Shots Golf series), the game will feature all of the ...

 
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Art of Fighting Anthology announced for PS2

SNK fighting fans, take note: your favorite company has a whole heap of compilations to offer you this summer. Today, SNK Playmore announced their intentions to publish Art of Fighting Anthology, a comprehensive package containing all three...

 
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E for All Expo: Get in the VIP Areaaaa

Got plans for October? Besides scaring little boys and girls in a robot helmet, Destructoid will be hanging out at E for All in LA for the four days of the show ... plus an extra 7 hours of earlybird gaming for breakfast (over a four-day ...

 

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Severed"Cut my life into pieces / Slash into me"

 

ZEN Pinball 2: Aliens vs. Pinball"Not the Alien's most terrifying incarnation"

 

Alienation"Welcome to Earth"

 

Zenge"Slide, slide, slippity slide"

 

Sega 3D Classics Collection"Not all who wander are classics"

 
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Larxinostic

100% convinced the radio station at works controlled by Internet How else to explain Never Gonna Give You Up, then Whats Going On? Yes,

 
DSBrad

Really struggled with Mirrors Edge LOVED Mirrors Edge but the open world slowed the game down so Spent some time discussing this

 
StriderHoang

Im glad Ive decided to be more liberal in spending my SP in Bravely I had 3 SP in Bravely Default literally until the final few hours of True

 
Nekrosys

So theres now a teaser for the third season of the Wakfu animated This makes me very And Mostly With some happy thrown Okay, many kinds of Im currently Just having a Rubbing my

 
Megas75

I dont really have any catgirls to So instead heres RVD turning his head into a spring

 
EdgyDude

Has anyone here played Rabi-Ribi? I heard its a pretty damn solid metroidvania but I have yet to see any more than 2 reviews for The games Steam page is loaded with positive user reviews

 
JayfromtheSun

Lets see what todays quest is in Stardew

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Not sure why, but I get antsy when the devs of an indie game are in the comment section of an article about said

 
Pixie The Fairy

I went with this

 
Nathan D

Tis but a scratch!

 
KeithTheGeek

That feel when you get the sick 0-to-death but then your net cuts out preventing you from saving the

 
DeadMoon

Cat Girl

 
Zer0t0nin

Youre welcome:

 
Torchman

So this was a thing

 
Double Monocles

Finally got Starfox! The controls are REALLy jarring, Im doing training mode a couple times to try to get used to I really hope o can get used to it, Ive waited so long for another Star Fox game

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Starting tomorrow Ill essentially have $35 in my Do I go the $13 route (I own SSFIV already but not on the I also cant use the WiiU games), or just beat-the-average?

 
ikiryou

Well, my happy-go-lucky new job is probably going out the door, thanks to the mathematically-challenged temp before me who farked up the warehouse So long sexy forklift/Aliens cosplay

 
keisal

I guess U-verse has internet data caps now, but if you have a TV plan with them it remains Even though mine will be unlimited this still pisses me Its the principal of the

 
Confuseddalek

So far today I have fallen through a ceiling, and hit my head on a sink on the way Blacked out, and woke up to find myself in the womens restroom that is full of One woman was pushing my head with her foot to see if I was still

 
ZombZ

I want to write a blog and have been doing some has eventually led me to an article on a certain my naivete I checked the comments for opinions and inspiration only to be reminded why I dont go there

 
YoeriB

Wooow were getting a the punisher series!

 
MeanderBot

*sniff sniff*

 
MeanderBot

Whoops, there I go pressing the post button out of *ahem* Catgirls!

 
Sarah Jane Farron

I was out with a friend in the city centre today and realised its kind of really fun to listen to nearby conversations between other The amount of dumb its So many people are dumb and quite amusing to listen

 
OverlordZetta

Question! Is there a way to do something about how some of the front paged blogs are under a different tag? I was confused and wondering where Torchs mech one went (wanted to look up some of the shows) until I found it was under a different

 
Torchman

That feel when you finally deal with some problems with your computer that have been bugging you for

 
Nathan D

I love seeing people out and about that make me seem perfectly normal by Feels

 
Pixie The Fairy

Rae woke up in a sandy ruin, her head aching from the crash, though she was thankfully She spots a dusty chest near her and opens Then a voice asks, Become classy or be total anime trash?

 
iam16bit

Im really digging Affordable Space

 

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