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Site update: Quick note on site bugs and Disqus comments

How's your mom doing this weekend? I hope you're not making her cook. You should order some chinese food and tell her how much you appreciate her, and explain to her how to resolve her issues with Destructoid's new site updates. To prepare ...

 
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Sunset Overdrive viral site opens up, plans special events for fans

The surprise reveal of Sunset Overdrive at Microsoft's E3 2013 press conference got many people excited, including much of the staff at Destructoid. As a brand-new open-world shooter set in a visually rich and colorful world, it was certain...

 
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2K wipes trailers and website for XCOM FPS remake

Just a few weeks after a possible change of direction was hinted for the troubled XCOM FPS reboot, Digital Trends is now reporting that the website for the game has been taken offline. The project has been delayed multiple times with its f...

 
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Super Meat Boy blog reveals new cameos and details

This past weekend, Team Meat showed us C.H.A.D., the boss of Super Meat Boy's second world. As it turns out, that reveal was just a tease. The Super Meat Boy blog's latest post gives us the first screenshot of C.H.A.D., plus his origin stor...

 
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Team Meat talks risk/reward in game design, draws Pac-Man

Looks like Edmund McMillen's initial write-up on game design is turning into a series, as he's just thrown up a new post on how important it was to create an inspiring risk and reward system for Super Meat Boy. Among other things, Edmund ma...

 
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Mario Galaxy 2 website details 2P co-op, also cogs

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is almost here, but you wouldn't know it from the way Nintendo of America is acting. We haven't heard anything from Reggie and the gang about the game since that press event a few weeks back. We've have to turn to Japan...

 
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INVESTIGATIONS: Miles Edgeworth Web site is now live!

If you are excited about the new Ace Attorney INVESTIGATIONS: Miles Edgeworth game for the Nintendo DS, let me hear you say “Eureka!”EUREKA!Man, I can’t wait for this game. Sadly, since I couldn’t make it to Comic-Co...

 
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Cursed Mountain official website launches, scares me proper

You already know how I feel about survival horror games if you've read Destructoid or listened to RetroforceGo! for any period of time, so I won't gush all over again about how much I love to turn the lights out and get scared by a game, bu...

 
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Dtoid Mobile beta 2 -- now 50% faster, more features

Do you read Destructoid on the toilet?  Don't answer that! If you have an internet-capable phone you'll be glad to know that we've upgraded the mobile version of our site quite a bit to make it faster and more useful on the go.  W...

 
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Vampire Rain: Altered Species official site goes live

Following in the trend of highly interactive game sites, Ignition Entertainment launched the official site for Vampire Rain: Altered Species today, a game that places you in the role of an elite agent for the American Information Bureau out...

 
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Dead Island site goes live

Techland's up and coming zombie dismantlement simulator caused quite a stir when it was unveiled at the Leipzig Games Convention, due to its smile-inducing two-hit combo of gorgeously idyllic tropical vistas and savagely brutal first-person...

 
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You're doing it wrong: Destructoid site maintenance tonight

Your humble webmaster intends to cause a severe ruckus on Destructoid's pristine code over the course of the next five hours, defiling the home page and our community blogs in a variety of ghastly ways.  There's no staging server, fol...

 
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Japanator.com offline, people take notice

I'm surprised people have been asking, but for those of you who don't know, our sister site Japanator.com has been down since the night before last. For once, it's not the site crashing. We're not giving up on it, either. What's happened is...

 
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Scheduled Destructoid maintenance tonight: we're gonna break stuff

Funny how a year can change our perception of what Destructoid should be, how it should work, and what it should ultimately become. It's been a wild ride so far. I have to say, I can't tell you how happy I am that I received an invi...

 
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E3 implicated in HD-DVD piracy - Update!

   Update!  Today the people of the internet spoke loudly with our mute and persistant clicking of... button things ... meh. Ok, so our founding fathers would call us a bunch of pansies for not storming out of our flats ...

 
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California love: Summa going Hollywood!

It's Sunday, and well, that means we like to bring you lighter gaming news and even lighter Dtoid news. For those who may like to follow and track my whereabouts, you should know that starting Tuesday, I'll be living and based ou...

 
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Friday Robot Intermission: the robots are always winning edition

Don't you just love it when the work week just blows by? Good, then please tell me how that feels. I've had an E-67 broken hard drive on my 360 for a week and the Texan lady that took my initial support call at Xbox support failed t...

 
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Destructoid thanks 142,000 triggerfingers

GamePro.com recently ran a poll within their community to vote for their favorite gaming blog. By the will of the Ares, Destructoid had a landslide victory over our beloved Kotaku (and I've also heard AOL also bought and runs a gaming b...

 
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Become big in Japan: writers wanted

We interrupt your video game Web site for this important Destructoid Network announcement. Our sister site Japanator is currently looking for new intern writers, as we are currently in the process of redesigning and are looking for some fr...

 
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Spider-Man 3 game site goes live

Ever get the feeling that you've been neglecting your spidey sense for just too long? Yeah, me neither. But hey, if you're looking for a place to momentarily quench your arachnophilia, today Activision launched the Spider-Man 3 game...

 
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Become a Destructoid blogger

The top-secret community blogs feature of Destructoid is currently under a closed beta test because frankly, it sucks ass right now. When we think it's actually worth a damn, we'll let you give it a spin. Until then, expect delays o...

 
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NextLust: Looking for a few good men or women to help the cause

Are you a complete tech junkie? Do you dream about the iPhone or any other gadget that could leave your underwear all sticky? Can you write in a smarmy enough way that would rival me on a good day? Do you want to be a part of the newest par...

 
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Server maintenace complete

Update: The little marine said "job's done" Is anyone still awake? No? Ok, good! We're going to take down the site for a few minutes into the wee hours to add some new hardware to support more simultaneous readers. Some of...

 
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PWNED! This feature is currently under maintenance

The page you have just tried to access is currently being worked on. We apologize for your incovenience.  Instead, here are the lyrics to Ice Ice Baby.  Enjoy: Yo VIP ... let's kick it Ice ice baby (vanilla) Ice ice bab...

 
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Bonus Kun's just off the home page option

If you read Destructoid 10,000 times a day, you probably love our unofficial Bonus Kun "just off the home page" feature at the bottom of the page. If you're more of a drive-by reader, you'll probably want those stories on...

 
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So who won the console? You'll know soon enough! We have hundreds possible winners with an average of 10-20 ballots each, so I'm still cutting paper. I tried filming the prep process but it's taking so long that I...   read

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Now you can track our most epic flamewars: Dtoid's top discussions

Today the Elephant man silently introduced a new Web site feature that reports the most discussed articles of the week, month, and all time. You'll find the link on the right of the Top 20 Buzz Monitor where it now reads "also see...

 
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Ubisoft dude says online gaming sites rule, we agree completely

Finally, an executive that knows what the hell they are talking about! All praise due Ubisoft UK managing director Rob Cooper, for he has prophecized that online gaming sites are the future. Straight from a genius' mouth to your eyes:S...

 
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Hey business face, send this to yer boss. Dtoid's community wants your budget

For once, gamer girl boners aside, I really just wanted to thank all of our readers, writers, contributors, tipsters, lurkers, forum spammers, and future bloggers for all of the support you've shown Destructoid. Look at that damn Alexa ...

 
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Powerful mojo is coming to Destructoid

In a few minutes we will begin making a few changes to the navigation of the web site. We've consolidated a few menus, spat a little turtle wax here and there, and are in the process of sneaking in a new feature of the site called Commu...

 

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Torchman

YES YES YES GIVE IT TO

 
TheLimoMaker

I like to think The Chinese Room just freaked out because they saw a character model for an Whats this? A character thats solid and interacts with the player directly? Disgusting this is not art!

 
Shinta

That makes two walking simulator devs that are unhinged Not content with just selling products devoid of gameplay for a premium, now they want to take aim at the few games you have left and start shaming No one could have seen this /s

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

While my Mom was typing up some work on her laptop, Windows 10 force-installed I reverted it, but when it came back on she had lost all the stuff she typed up this If thats how itll be, then I dont WANT Windows

 
Vadicta

Scurge is like this excellent blend of Resident Evil, Legend of Zelda, Mega Man, Metroid, and Parasite I never thought survival horror could be so fast paced and

 
Luca Blight

Yesterday I could only give 2 points of love to each post and Im really not sure how but now I can 3 points of love but I want to give

 
RenaudB90

Its nice too see The Chinese Room working so hard to reinforce the stereotype of the foot in mouth, head up their own ass, stuck up, faux-deep indie an image the indie community loves being stuck with, Im

 
Jiraya

Its Friday people , your time to shine ! Also catgirl

 
ikiryou

Im at work in the house of man, dousing the blue tepid flames of sleep with the quenching waters of Starbucks

 
Oridan

How do I manage my Dtoid Huge membership? I wanna make sure its not set to

 
drmcscott

Has anyone found any reviews of that Uncharted 4 computer game? Ya know, considering a load of copies fell off the back of a

 
whatsacow

Am I the only one who feels overall disappointed with Ratchet and Clank? Gameplays fine, but it feels like Insomniac took all the charm, heart, and humour out of the game so they could shove it in the

 
JcDent

I like the silly DBZ-style power escalation in the new Deus Ex trailer, but Im also shocked by the possibility that Streum On will deliver a fun game with Deathwing, what with Divine Cybermancy being a Babys First Mod mod-level anime fanfic of

 
Fenriff

Someone invaded me in Dark Souls I ended

 
ZombZ

As someone who works in IT and can solve 99% of the issues with a reboot I have to praise the sun for this Windows+R command: iexplore -k

 
Deadgar64

So, I ordered a new graphics comes the new have no interest in the heard people talk about trading on Steam but everything Ive read seems know if thats a thing that can be done safely?

 
TheLimoMaker

On the final boss of Dark Souls Wish it was better The lore implications are superb, but the awful tracking attacks and cheap magic shots are things I will never let slide I was expecting an awesome one-on-one duel, I got a pansy magic

 
Nekrosys

Ratchet and Clank is now my Even though Dark Souls also came out this Because you can turn bosses into This is And yes, I know the PS4 capture footage shows how utterly shit I am at

 
RiffRaff

Id love to see the

 
whatsacow

I feel like an old man, but fuck Ive noticed that they all seem to be over priveleged white people who want to feel like their ordeals are as important as real minorities - or they need serious mental help and not fucking

 
AdmiralAckbong

TotalBiscuit? No Red lobster cheddar biscuit? Ill fuck that shit up in a heartbeat, sign me up

 
JohnSmith123

Man FFXIV seems like THE MMO right So much stuff is New dungeons, new raids, new trials, new features like Palace of the Dead, a new collab with level 5 and yokai watch, and much Thats just a patch

 
Sharukurusu

Playing FF6 and Im thinking, thieves in Zozo never thought a dude with a chainsaw would show up

 
Dreamweaver

I was goofing around invading in Dark Souls III and saw something kinda funny: I had to fight off two guys (I obviously wasnt trying to kill them) when another phantom got summoned to After they both killed me, the other guy arrived way too

 
EAPidgeon

Just a reminder that Guiles Theme in SFV is

 
Jed Whitaker

You hear that guys? It is my heart shattering because Total Biscuit disagrees with

 
lewness

Any DS3 fight clubs going on for Dtoid? There seem to be enough players around

 
Retrofraction

Welp, I am the kind of person that forgets the important passwords to log into Vimeo will not let me log into my paid account for another two the worst system locked out you never get back in)

 
Nekrosys

The new Ratchet and Clank has easily secured a place on my top 5 games of 2016 through sheer virtue of it containing a Trophy that is unlocked by turning a helicopter into a That is

 

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