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Xbox One back at $349

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

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 a permanent pri...

 
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Xbox One Game DVR feature exclusive to Xbox Live Gold

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 unexpected news, it...

 
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Wolfenstein, is that you? Bethesda sure loves teasing

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 campaign with GameS...

 
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[email protected] Shiny Festa finally hits iOS ... for $54.99

In bringing port of their PSP game [email protected] 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, and to make m...

 
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360 version of Stranger's Wrath HD could still happen

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 has "given up on ...

 
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'Impossible' Famicom game Takeshi's Challenge translated

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 nearly impossible to...

 
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Mystery Pokemon title isn't what you were expecting

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 game: Pokemon Ba...

 
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iOS is next for You Don't Know Jack

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 Game Center, and a...

 
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Ninety-Nine Nights delving into MMO territory

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 Technology on Ni...

 
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Live action Pokemon trailer inspires mixed emotions

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 for the style t...

 
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LucasArts producer would 'love' Super Star Wars on 360

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, who mentioned ...

 
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Sometimes, game makers lie

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 suicide if Resident E...

 
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A new Destructoid.com is coming ... plz update your email

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 site our readers h...

 
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Wii has 79 million sellers, but what are they?

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 Wii games have sh...

 
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People are saying that the guys at Rockstar NYC are jerks

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 for Rockstar Ga...

 
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Reggie: It'll be tough to hit last year's figures

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 Wii performance, ...

 
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Happy f***ing birthday: Rogue Warrior's end credit song

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 the game hit s...

 
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Is Modern Warfare 2 now banning legitimate buyers?

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?   Well, amo...

 
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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

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Yep, Pokemon Park Wii is a retail game

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 graphics would...

 
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Dead Rising 2 has multiplayer

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 development wit...

 
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Microsoft won't be using Home ... duh

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 weren't us dec...

 
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10 games to prepare for the zombie apocalypse

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." Just because we...

 
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Devil May Cry creator says action games are unevolved: Use a leaf stone!

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 creators aren'...

 
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The moron strikes again: Uwe Boll says games have no story

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 interview on Red Eye ...

 
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Miyamoto doesn't know what Ratchet and Clank is: That's a man up on his games

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 legendary Mario creat...

 
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Holy man calls games 'electronic crack,' unknowingly labels himself a douchebag

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 crap falls int...

 
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Difficult games: The real brain training

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 little backstory ...

 
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Reggie is a smug git: More Nintendo peacockery

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 back to the smug...

 
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Games time forgot: The Bard's Tale

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 reason."With t...

 

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