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Heavy Fire: Afghanistan releasing in November

It's disappointing that games Medal of Honor and Six Days in Fallujah get punished for authenticity, yet things like Heavy Fire: Afghanistan are allowed to exist. We may never see that tasteful, yet horrifying depiction of Operati...

 
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Heavy Fire Afghanistan coming to Kinect, PS3, Wii

Did you want more "hardcore" Kinect games? Prepare to regret that request, my friends. Just check out that trailer (actually using the Wii version, oddly) and be stunned. This is Heavy Fire Afghanistan, a game that may very well be gloriou...

 
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Study: Violent videogames can help stop nightmares

It's not every day that one gets to promote a positive study about videogames, so it's with pleasure that I bring you this slice of happiness -- videogames may help some people to cope with nightmares.  Jayne Gackenbach has turned the ...

 
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Military bases still boycotting Medal of Honor

Despite Electronic Arts bowing to the minority and "removing" the Taliban from Medal of Honor, military base stores still plan to boycott the war-themed shooter on the grounds that it would still be disrespectful to sell the thing.  Th...

 
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Apache: Air Assault is a special beast. While it might be considered a helicopter version of Gaijin Entertainment's IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, a military aerial simulator released in 2009, it is clearly a differ...   read

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Recently Sega invited me over to its San Francisco offices to take a peek at the latest game in the Total War series: Shogun 2. As a return to the original Total War game Shogun: Total War, Shogun 2 is the latest in the real ...   read

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Soldier: Medal of Honor is 'war profiteering'

We've heard the opinions of gamers, we've heard the opinions of pundits, and now we have some opinions from people who have more of a personal connection to Medal of Honor than anybody else -- real soldiers. A number of soldiers have been g...

 
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New Operation Flashpoint confirmed

It looks like realistic warfare (read: dying over and over) is coming back once again to gaming as The Official Xbox Magazine has confirmed that another game in the Operation Flashpoint series is coming out. The game is titled Operation Fla...

 
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[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware that it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as ...   read

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[Sundays with Sagat is a video series where a man named Sagat talks to you about videogames. This is serious business.] [WARNING] This video has swears. Also, the intro is loud, and the rest of the video is not (though we ...   read

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THQ sends us creepy Homefront viral

It's the year 2027 and the nuclear powered Korean People's Army have taken over the United States of America. Yes, America is Korea's bitch in THQ's Homefront, but the occupiers are at least thoughtful. They've released a pamphlet to help A...

 
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1C Company brings screenshots of Theatre of War 2: Korea

You know, it's true, for every ten titles of World War II, there is maybe a couple modern fictional military shooters, four "pseudo-realistic" future titles, maybe a Desert Storm game, and if a publisher is feeling particularly adventurous,...

 
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This is how they game in Afghanistan

Photojournalist Iason Athanasiadis has documented something amazing. It's an arcade in Kabul, Afganhistan, and for the kids and young adults who go there to play it's one of their only escapes. Most of the children who show up at the arcade...

 
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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier pushed back to 2011

Ubisoft has announced that Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will now be coming out in early 2011. The game was slated for a Christmas release but pushed back due to a "very competitive environment" according to Ubisoft CEO, Yves Guillemot. The ...

 
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Medal of Honor 'not necessarily pushing the genre forward'

You’d think that EA would be doing its best to separate Medal of Honor from the pack in a very crowded first-person shooter market. The team at EA Los Angeles is, indeed, working to make the game stand out, but the experience is not l...

 
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Experience the war effort from all sides in Medal of Honor

When I saw a demo of the single-player campaign from EA’s upcoming Medal of Honor reboot last week, it instantly brought back memories of some of the early entries in the franchise, such as Allied Assault and Frontline. Those games we...

 
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Late, but appreciated: Napoleon: Total War demo out now

Almost let this one slip past me, to be frank. I know a portion of you guys are way into the Total War games, and with the demo for Napoleon recently going up on Steam (grab it here), there's a reason for the rest of us to be a wee bit pump...

 
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Rumor: Six Days in Fallujah finished, ready for 2010

According to a mysterious source, Atomic Games' controversial Six Days in Fallujah has been finished and is ready for release this year. This source has promised that the game will be released as well. Now, if only they could find a publish...

 
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New Command & Conquer 4 trailer brings on the cinematics

The latest trailer for Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight has been released and it shows off some of the cinematic scenes. The planet is all but doomed, but Kane has a plan to save humanity. His plan works and life is thriving once...

 
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Lack of facial hair in new Medal of Honor screens troubling

Electronic Arts has released some previously-print-only Medal of Honor screens to us Internet folk, and something's missing. Where's the facial hair? The box art for this re-booted, modern Medal of Honor brought promise of great facial hair...

 
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Sniper Elite coming to the Wii in Europe

During the last console generation, Sniper Elite came out of nowhere and wowed everyone that got their hands on it. It was the most realistic sniping experience on the market at the time but it was extremely hard to find a copy of the game....

 
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Saudis use videogames to reintegrate terrorists

Here's an interesting little fact that doesn't have that much to do with videogames, but just enough to be posted. Saudi Arabia uses videogames as part of its program to reintegrate terrorists in to society. It seems the exact specifics of ...

 
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Team Fortress 2 War Report: Day 2

The kill tally updated again last night -- you'll be glad to hear the soldiers are still ahead. We've managed to expand our lead to a 126,167 kill advantage, but I have a feeling it's going to be neck-and-neck all the way to the finish. Sin...

 
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Team Fortress 2 War Report: Day 1

The first day's kill totals are out, and as you can see above, the soldier is currently ahead by 99,209 kills. GOOD JOB MEN. Overall, there have been 2,681,005 kills between these two classes ALONE in the last 16 hours. Every server I playe...

 
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Study: Videogames allow you to commit war crimes

Videogames: The create murderers. They breed rapists. They warp our children. Now they violate international law and allow gamers to commit heinous war crimes. That's the assertion of two human rights organizations, in any case. They conduc...

 
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NPR talks about the Six Days In Fallujah controversy

If you talk to me regularly, you probably know that I'm a big fan of NPR and listen almost every day. You should too, particularly because they've been seriously discussing video games more and more in the past few months. Yesterday's episo...

 
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New Darksiders trailer may be generic, but it gets my vote

Poor Darksiders: Wrath of War just can't catch a break -- the game's no where near being released (it's slated for August 25), and the general around the internet seems to be that it's just too generic to stand out. After all it's going to ...

 
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Six Days of Falluja dev asks if we're just making toys

The whole cancellation of Six Days in Fallujah has got me immensely pissed off and made me want to rant my head off about how games should be more then just random shooting and should really try to approach real life issues and stories. How...

 
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One of the last games Konami showed during the opening presentation at their Gamer's Night was Six Days in Fallujah. The game has gained a lot of attention already due to it being set during the early days of the invasion of ...   read

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Iraq War veterans support Six Days in Fallujah

We've been covering the grimly predictable outrage over Konami's Six Days in Fallujah, a videogame based on a real-life battle during the Iraq War. While tabloids and families of war dead have already condemned the game without seeing any o...

 

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Ein on Shrooms

If you havent seen food wars yet, you need ;) GIF in the comments

 
Torchman

Welp, game gave me Maxinger Z in the 4th Youre getting back in my good books for taking away Roger, but you still have much to

 
Nathan D

I offered an observation and rebuttal for our history debate today that blew the classs and professors mind in its thoughtfulness and

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

The other games in the Friends of Nintendo Humble Bundle have been revealed: Swords & Soldiers II for WiiU, Nano Assault EX for 3DS, and Runbow for Not sure how to feel about

 
Dreggsao

And later the same review states Fans of console first-person shooters or the Alien film series will probably be better off waiting for Foxs recently announced Aliens: Colonial Marines for the PlayStation

 
ZombZ

Finally off work and the kids *Booting up PC* now my overwatch

 
Malthor

I have an extra EU region key for early access to the Overwatch beta on PS 4, any takers? Leave a comment and Ill PN you the

 
Mike Wallace

Three Devastating Forces in Dawn of War YOU FAIL YOU CAN FUCK RIGHT END OF

 
Gundy

Let me be clear, I never actually killed those Nep It was negligent nepslaughter at best!

 
Shinta

Summoned 4 people for Nue in Nioh, and they all dropped in the first 2 Ahhh!

 
Sharukurusu

Its time to start that Syphon Filter marathon Ive been dreaming about

 
RadicalYoseph

The epic tale of weslikestacos

 
Torchman

Support this! Please! Even if its just to help preserve them in North America, support them! Help get these released physically!

 
Dangus Taargus

OMG Shadows of The Empire is on Im fucking dying! Now I just need Episode 1 Racer and Battle for Naboo to complete my N64 nostalgia

 
ShadeOfLight

Started a Nuzlocke challenge for Heart Gold: almost lost both Saiyan the Mareep and Alucard the Zubat to the first Gym I only now realize how intense this is going to

 
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Garett Mefford

I really want the CoD4 Remaster, but I really do not care about the new CoD it comes packaged Dilemmas

 
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Haha! Your demise will be slow and agonizing, haha!

 
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one class final am so close!

 
Torchman

That moment when you see a series in Super Robot Wars and you go Who the fuck is that? And then you look them up and it might be the oldest series in the

 
OrochiLeona

It seems Space Jam 2 is a thing that is probably

 
SpielerDad

Doing a mind numbing project for one of the Lizard People pretending to be a human that is my coworker, because shes incapable of doing it That is the definition of incompetence right?

 
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One of my favorite youtube channels posted a run down of 5 video game Its rare when this stuff crosses for me so here ya go

 
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What are the better gifs and why: tarantinofied or michael bayified? discuss!

 
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Anxiously awaiting that Zootopia

 
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Putzki, dictator, evil villain, idiot and all around sexy penguin

 
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I know theres a few BabyMetal fans round these parts and I wrote up a review of the new Its got a Metal Totoro song!!!

 
JcDent

Dawn of War 3 will be an interpretive dance music video talking about mans cruelty to mans digital reflection - thats as much sense as I gathered from the Or well have units of scale that would be too big in Dawn of War One or the

 
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Boss 101 the game - Check out this snap of Boss 101 and Mac playing games while they chill at Robo You see, the antagonists arent always plotting galactic destruction, sometimes theyre just trying to get out of

 

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