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Xbox One back at $349

Hah, wow: Microsoft drops Xbox One back to $349


'Communication'
Jan 15
Microsoft sold the Xbox One for $349.99 during the holiday season, which worked out well for sales. The system became "the best-selling console in the U.S. in November and December," according to the company. But that wasn't ... read
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Xbox One

Xbox One Game DVR feature exclusive to Xbox Live Gold


You don't say
Aug 07
Yesterday, we heard that the Xbox One's Game DVR -- which records your last five minutes of game time onto the console's hard drive -- will capture in 720p at 30 frames per second. In other disappointing and not entirely unex... read
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Bethesda

Wolfenstein, is that you? Bethesda sure loves teasing


Okay, you got me -- what the heck is this?
May 06
Oh, that Bethesda. I say I'm going to do my best to avoid covering teasers and then, right after leading up to The Evil Within's announcement with a bunch of Vine posts, the company has organized some sort of promotional camp... read
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Idolm@aster

Idolm@ster Shiny Festa finally hits iOS ... for $54.99


That's for one out of three episodes, by the way
Apr 22
In bringing port of their PSP game Idolm@ster Shiny Festa over to the West, Namco Bandai Games has shown us what a $54.99 iPhone/iPad title looks like. The hit Japanese rhythm series appeared on the Apple App Store today... read
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360 version of Stranger's Wrath HD could still happen


Jun 22
Will Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD ever find its way to Xbox 360? I had given up hope, but it sounds as if it's not completely ruled out. Speaking to VG247, Just Add Water CEO Stewart Gilray explained that while the studio ha... read
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'Impossible' Famicom game Takeshi's Challenge translated


Dec 30
Takeshi Kitano, Japan's most extreme eliminator, hates technology. Naturally, he was the best person to ask to help make a videogame. The result was Takeshi no Chousenjou (Takeshi's Challenge), a Famicom title that was nearl... read
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Mystery Pokemon title isn't what you were expecting


May 22
While it was a fun exercise to discuss Pokemon spin-offs that desperately deserve a revival, as expected, Dengeki Nintendo DS' big reveal was for some silly thing -- in this case, an arcade game. But not just any old arcade g... read
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iOS is next for You Don't Know Jack


Apr 08
You Don't Know Jack, the trivia series responsible for projecting our lack of knowledge to buddies one match at a time, is being brought to iPad and iPhone. It'll contain 20 episodes, leaderboards and achievements through Gam... read
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Ninety-Nine Nights delving into MMO territory


Jan 19
Love it or hate it, the Ninety-Nine Nights series seems like a natural fit for the free-to-play MMO genre. As reported by Andriasang, that is exactly the next step. Q Entertainment is collaborating with Taiwan-based UserJoy T... read
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Live action Pokemon trailer inspires mixed emotions


Sep 21
On one hand, this an trailer shows a lot of love for the source material. They work in lines from the show as much as possible, usually with good comic effect. The special effects, while clearly fan made, are very well done ... read
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LucasArts producer would 'love' Super Star Wars on 360


Jul 06
Someone, somewhere mentioned "Super Star Wars" and "Xbox 360" in the same sentence. Oh man! I guess that means it's totally going to happen, right guys!? The person in question was LucasArts executive producer Haden Blackman,... read
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Sometimes, game makers lie


May 20
Whether they intend to or not, game makers lie. Sometimes they do it on purpose and sometimes things just happen that they have no control over. I still feel for Capcom's Shinji Mikami when he said that he would commit suicid... read
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A new Destructoid.com is coming ... plz update your email


May 17
The rumor is true.  We will be rolling out a brand new Destructoid.com soon ...  when it's ready. We've been closely listening to all of your suggestions over the years, and we think we'll soon be delivering the sit... read
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Wii has 79 million sellers, but what are they?


May 09
Nintendo had a thing recently where they said some stuff to keep their investors happy. It was at this thing that they announced Wii Party and that Apple is their future enemy. They also mentioned that as of March 2010, 79 Wi... read
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People are saying that the guys at Rockstar NYC are jerks


Jan 12
People often hate their bosses. That's why I'm not particularly surprised to hear that the team at Rockstar San Diego (responsible for Midnight Club: Los Angeles) had a rough time under the rule of Rockstar NYC (Headquarters ... read
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Reggie: It'll be tough to hit last year's figures


Dec 28
Meaty maestro Reggie Fils-Aime has been doing what he does best -- using faux humility to secretly boast about Nintendo's success and remind us that he makes mad bank. By claiming it will be difficult to match last year's Wi... read
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Happy f***ing birthday: Rogue Warrior's end credit song


Dec 02
And with that, we have a new "best ever song to be played over videogame end credits." The crown goes to Rogue Warrior, which apparently exists. I was under the impression it was still stuck in development hell, but I'm told... read
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Is Modern Warfare 2 now banning legitimate buyers?


Nov 19
Alright, you're sick of PC gamers whining about Modern Warfare 2 and how they're getting shafted by Activision and Infinity Ward. Dirty pirates and hackers deserve to get shafted, and that's all PC gamers are anyway, right? &... read
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Yup. You read that right. Modern Warfare 2 PC now has dedicated servers. Wait, PC gamers! Before you send Bobby Kotick a thank you letter, know that it wasn't they who did it, but rather the gamers who took Infinity Ward and ... read feature

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Yep, Pokemon Park Wii is a retail game


Oct 25
Last time we posted about Pokemon Park Wii: Pikachu's Great Adventure, there was some confusion about if the game would come to retail or a be WiiWare title. If it was a WiiWare title, then the game's 1st gen-Gamecube quality... read
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Dead Rising 2 has multiplayer


Mar 30
One of the most bemoaned aspects of Dead Rising (next to the time sensitivity of missions, hard-to-read text and Otis) was the lack of a multiplayer component. Thanks to a probable slip of the tongue at a GDC panel on shader ... read
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Microsoft won't be using Home ... duh


Jan 05
Last week we reported that UK businesses were looking to use PlayStation Home as a potential virtual office space. The consultancy that is spearheading the initiative happens to deal with Microsoft, and a number of blogs that... read
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10 games to prepare for the zombie apocalypse


Sep 11
Look, we all know it's going to happen. Eventually, a meteor is going to strike the Earth or a secret defense department experiment is going to go awry and the dead will rise. It's really only a question of "when." ... read
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Devil May Cry creator says action games are unevolved: Use a leaf stone!


May 26
Hideki Kamiya, creator of the flamboyant Devil May Cry series, has blasted 3D action games for not evolving since he "blazed trails" with the madcap adventures of Dante. A somewhat arrogant boast, but outspoken game... read
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The moron strikes again: Uwe Boll says games have no story


Jan 25
There's a difference between looking like a moron and just being stupid. Uwe Boll has crossed that line with his usual dignity and aplomb many a time, and each time I hope without reason it may be his last. In a recent interv... read
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Miyamoto doesn't know what Ratchet and Clank is: That's a man up on his games


Dec 14
A while back, Insomniac made a somewhat arrogant claim by stating it was flattered that Super Mario Galaxy had Ratchet & Clank-inspired spherical worlds. It was a presumptuous statement to make at the time, and now legend... read
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Holy man calls games 'electronic crack,' unknowingly labels himself a douchebag


Dec 13
Father Raymond DeSouza has his own entry on Wikipedia, so perhaps he is more important than me and I have no right to complain here. However, there's a difference between stupid commentary and intolerable commentary, and this... read
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Difficult games: The real brain training


Nov 07
I beat that damn werewolf.I complained recently that the current era's intuitive, "easy" games might have blunted my legendary, meticulously-honed gamer skillz of old, like a one-time champ who's over the hill. A li... read
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Reggie is a smug git: More Nintendo peacockery


Nov 07
Only last week, the man-made-meat-man that is Reggie Fils-Aime was quite complimentary of his rivals, praising Halo 3 and LittleBigPlanet. As if to suggest that this kind of good nature won't do, Reggie has brought Nintendo b... read
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Games time forgot: The Bard's Tale


Oct 23
Whenever I write a Games Time Forgot article on a videogame people hate, I usually recieve one of two comments: "How the hell is this 'forgotten'? I remember this game."or,"Time forgot this game for a reas... read






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