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Mario is hiding on the back of the Luigi 3DS XL

I'm so proud of Luigi. Nintendo is finally showing him the love and attention he deserves. He's even getting his own special 3DS XL model to celebrate "The Year of Luigi." Things are finally looking... ... Wait... ... No... ... GODDAMMIT, M...

 
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Nintendo Land pack-ins will be eligible for Club Nintendo

If you are like me and furiously register your new Nintendo games for the Club Nintendo coins as soon as you open the package, you were probably surprised to discover that the copy of Nintendo Land bundled with the Wii U Deluxe Set lacks th...

 
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Kickstarter scandal time! Little Monster accused of scam

It was going to happen. The moment Double Fine made headlines with its Kickstarter project, an invisible timer had been set, counting down to the inevitable crowdfunding scandals. Little Monster Productions is up for the chopping block, acc...

 
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This month is full of new add-ons for Yoostar 2

Yoostar 2 is very much one of those games that can live or die by its post-release downloadable content. Thankfully for fans of the bizarre title, more is on the way. Throughout May, Yoostar 2 will be giving you additional opportunities to ...

 
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Microsoft: PSN outages are bad, but Xbox Live is okay!

Say what you will about Microsoft, but one cannot deny its douchebaggery is of the highest quality. The company has responded to the recent PlayStation Network downtime, offering its condolences to affected players, but reminding everyone t...

 
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Japanese men's magazine Brutus recently posted a four-page interview with Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata and Mother (EarthBound) series creator Shigesato Itoi. The discussion touches upon the various emotions and themes that perme...   read

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Weep for what could've been this generation's Road Rash

Remember that Road Rash pre-vis video from 2006, which surfaced in 2009 with the news that the project was canned? After EA Warrington was shut down, artist Richard Cook joined Bizarre Creations which was recently closed as well. On his por...

 
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PS3: It only does custom Firmware (against Sony's wishes)

Following the news that the PS3 had been hacked and that the keys to the kingdom were thrown to the proletariat, it has now been announced that you can now install your own custom Firmware. Something tells us Sony's not going to be fon...

 
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Someone forgot to sign my SEGA Christmas card

So I received these images from SEGA, following my post on their Christmas card. God damn it, SEGA ... 

 
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Riven comes to iPhone, first iOS game to be over a 1GB

Riven: The Sequel to Myst launched for iDevices yesterday, and while that's interesting enough on its own (for those who like that sort of thing), the thing really worth nothing is just how big the bloody thing is. Riven has become the firs...

 
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I received a massive, heavy package from Sega earlier today. Since I wasn't expecting anything and the last Sega-related thing I'd written was the notorious Sonic Colors review, I must admit I was worried. Appears I had every...   read

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This is how Sega sees Destructoid's reviews editor

Jim Sterling, drawn as a troll. Attached to our DS review copy of Sonic Colors, courtesy of Sega PR.  It's almost like they're trying to tell us something.

 
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GameStop has Donkey Kong Country Returns banana pouches

The GameStop pre-order bonus for Donkey Kong Country Returns is what can only be described as a banana-shaped sleeping bag for your Wii Remote. My desire to obtain one of these is beyond irrational, guys. Quick staff reactions: Dale says th...

 
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Here's how those Bulletstorm meat packs were made

In case you missed it, packages of meat were sent out to press members in the name of Bulletstorm. God, I love this industry. Anyway, it was all quite gross, and we caught footage of Hamza's initial reaction to the package. Needless to say,...

 
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Super Mario Galaxy 2 stole my sunshine, looks hot

Super Mario Sunshine may be one of the worst selling Mario games ever, but that doesn't mean that it was all bad. Apparently Nintendo doesn't hate the game either, as portions of Super Mario Galaxy 2 clearly acknowledge the water-sports-a...

 
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We already know how Yakuza 3 is blatantly better than Final Fantasy XIII, but it turns out that it could have been even more blatantly better, because some folks have reported that SEGA cut much more content out of the game ...   read

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Pirates kill the new Ace Attorney in some retail zones

Brizamila is the company that distributes Capcom's DS games in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg, or at least, they usually are. They are passing on Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth, as they fear that R4-enabled pirating...

 
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Wife forces man to choose between her and an Orc

A husband has been forced to make the ultimate compromise -- his wife, or his six-foot-tall World of Warcraft Orc statue. For years, 42-year-old Robert Cushnie was living the ultimate dream, sharing his home with both his woman and his gree...

 
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George Costanza's Frogger high score beaten in real life

What's the deal with Frogger? It's an interactive recreation of a tragic daily occurrence in which frogs become roadkill. Also, it faithfully reproduces how frogs often jump from turtles to logs to crocodiles in order to reach their destina...

 
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M.U.L.E. gets a sleek new look, continues to torment me

M.U.L.E. Now there's a game I've heard a heck of a lot about, but was never really able or willing to fidget around with for long enough to "get it." Now that I think about it, sitting down and learning to not suck at this resource manageme...

 
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GameStop lets you become the Nintendo 64 kid

Similar to the promotion GameStop ran for Left 4 Dead 2 in which you could become a zombie using a simple picture of yourself, Internet voodoo, and a whole lot of patience, there's a new one that turns you into the infamous Nintendo 64 kid....

 
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Real Girlfriend screens make me feel physically sick

Real Girlfriend is yet another in a long line of Japanese erotic games, except this one is slightly more advanced than your usual wad of glorified hentai. This particular game joins the twenty-first century with 3D graphics, widescreen pict...

 
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Huge surprise: Silent Hill 2 movie sounds pretty sketchy

The Silent Hill movie tends to pop up on occasion when discussions about good videogame movies happen. The only problem with that is, when compared to everything else in the medium, even the best films based on games tend to be merely decen...

 
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Yakuza designer would 'never want to make' a GTA game

Sega's Yakuza series has often been likened to Grand Theft Auto, since both games involve gangland dirty work in the big city. Despite the similarities between the two games, however, franchise designer Toshihiro Nagoshi seems quite unimpre...

 
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Activision yanking Kurt Cobain Guitar Hero 5 footage

Looks like the legal shenanigans between fish-faced Courtney Love and fish-hearted Activision are not over yet. The latest development in the battle for Kurt Cobain's soul has seen Activision yanking Youtube footage that shows Kurt singing ...

 
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Geon Cube is more super and Pac-Man than Super Pac-Man

Have you heard of Geon Cube? Yeah, I didn't think so; I hadn't either until I got this press release. That lack of press alone probably spells doom for this game. No matter how great it turns out, people aren't going to buy it. No one wants...

 
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Secrets abound in NES Punch Out!!, here's one

I played the original Punch-Out!! on the NES until my fingers bled. This was mostly because I sucked at it, but I was determined to beat it. I did, once, during a weekend night of glory that I have attempted to recreate, but never have. May...

 
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Guards bring PSP into nuclear warhead recycling facility

Brilliant. Three Tennessee security guards have recently been busted for bringing game devices, including a PSP, into a nuclear warhead recycling facility. Due to the obviously sensitive nature of the work, electronic devices capable of tra...

 
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Three things you should know about me before reading this: I hate doing stuff I don't feel like doing (some call it laziness, I call it "strong willed"), I'm a sucker for free stuff, and I hate gaming peripherals. T...   read

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D3 trademarks Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond

D3 Publisher has trademarked the name Matt Hazard: Blood Bath and Beyond, revealing what may be the title of the next chapter of the Matt Hazard series. Although nothing is specified beyond the name, it's possible that this could be the tit...

 

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SeymourDuncan17

I am feeling rather vulnerable Take me,

 
Amna Umen

Well pluck my feathers! The Double Fine Adventure kickstarter may finally fully deliver if this email I got has anything to do with

 
Shinta

Why do I always have to have the weird opinion? I get the sense you all stop believing my sincerity after a Starfox Guard is actually REALLY fun once it gets Like playing slow FPS with 12 Honestly surprised I like it this

 
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HELL YEAH my Indie Game: the Movie tshirt just arrived today! Being part of one of the translation teams for the special edition content already was crazy amazing, but getting this swag was also a really neat bonus!

 
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A bar that has actually piqued my Its not the first e-sports bar in the world, but I believe its the first in

 
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Good day, very good I get to talk to my mate for the first time in almost two weeks because he has been busy with college and work stuff and we spend the day rping kinky hardcore S&M Much more fun the games and will be even more fun in

 
Torchman

Torch summarizes mission 11: GET IN THE MECH AND INTO THE SUPER ROBOT WAR SHINJI

 
Isuma

Boy, oh boy! Tomorrow finally well see some more Persona 5! Hopefully well get a release date as #Hypetrain

 
Dinosir

you know, after having seen the promo stuff for Star Fox, Id really like a Jim Henson-esque star fox puppet Id watch

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Holy fucking How did I not ever catch that Grant Walker from Batman TAS: Deep Freeze is a freaking parody of Walt Disney?

 
Ckarasu

Im sad that it doesnt surprise me that some people actually complained about the Squid Sister These are some of the best implementations of amiibo Neat, fun content thats not necessary for enjoying the All put in a nice

 
SirDavies

Sorry for posting something from The Competition but this interview is pretty great

 
gajknight

Hey guys, look what I got! Once I finish my Lovecraft collection, this is being read

 
FullmetalJ

I cant believe it never dawned on me

 
KnickKnackMyWack

So, I thought Id survey you I wrote a short college bio on Hatsune Miku and the Vocaloid process and Would any of you care to read that paper? Kudos to Zetta for giving me the idea to share

 
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Okay, so my works admin officially started supporting Chrome, as it turns out, which means they blocked cookies, plugins, and just about everything on So, now I have to use FireFox for a proper experience -_-

 
Torchman

Game gave me Black Getter mission Love Although Viral is hanging around as an npc :( Gurren lagann soon maybe?

 
Oridan

So apparently the new Uncharted has graphics filters? Im really liking the cel shaded Id play that,

 
Nathan D

So this PS4 Neo, hows that supposed to work if you already have an original one and want to transfer everything on your old HDD over?Youd probably just have to do it all THAT would blow I dont plan on getting one, but

 
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Astro Figgter Sunred theme is stuck in my Anyone want to watch a few episodes with me say Saturday via Rabbit?

 
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Thank God For Me & The Jimquisition (Jim Sterling) (2012) - Song from Songs for Gamers, written for the one and only Jim Its actually two I went with a church type song for the first part, and an action song for the second

 
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Torchman

Does anyone know where to find a list of the Angels from Evangelion? Im not too familiar with them and I have to defeat certain ones under certain conditions for

 
Oridan

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Somethings wrong with my Destructoid, I can never see posts from the people constantly praising Nintendo with all the free passes I always see Get it fixed now mod folks!

 
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I was looking for things to buy and stumbled on this and thought of Nekro no real

 
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Started Star Fox Guard I wish it had gyro But, then again, some of the gameplay is dependent on how slow the cameras turn, which would be awkward with

 
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Robot Shuffle Man is always

 

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