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DOTP 2014 preview

Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 introduces sealed play

The Duels of the Planeswalkers series has been a serious boon to Wizards of the Coast, Stainless Games' polished digital experience helping introduce new players to the company's flagship card game: Magic: the Gathering. Unfortunately, the ...   read

 
 
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Namco Bandai Gets Towed

Dark Souls II caught breakin' the law

While Namco Bandai and From Software may have proven their mastery of the fantasy RPG genre with the critically-acclaimed Dark Souls series, this scene outside of E3 2013 shows that even the mighty game publisher is no match for Los Angeles...   read

 
 
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Anodyne review

Review: Anodyne

Anodyne is a cool little top-down dungeon crawler with an obvious problem: it isn’t Zelda. Though I would normally feel like a jerk criticizing a small indie title for not stacking up to Nintendo’s legendary series, the game its...   read

 
 
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Fire Emblem Censored

This Fire Emblem scene was too hot for North America

Nintendo has done a fantastic job supporting Fire Emblem: Awakening so far, with new DLC dropping so frequently it's hard to make time for it all. However it was yesterday's map release that caught the eye of NeoGAF board member YoshiRider1...   read

 
 
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Keeping Games Sexy

In defense of boobies

Let me preface this article by stating a few simple facts. I am a young, white, American male who consumes vast amounts of pornography. As such, I am occasionally drawn to depictions of the female form which are perhaps outside the realm of...   read

 
 
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Why EA Sucks

Why people hate Electronic Arts

It wasn't much of a surprise when Electronic Arts was recently voted the Worst Company in America by readers of Consumerist for the second year in a row. Though the game publisher's sins are arguably less substantial than those of their com...   read

 
 
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Where is Mega Man?

Why does Capcom hate Mega Man?

I've always been a big Mega Man fan. As I type this, a figurine of series villainess Tron Bonne (see: mai waifu) is currently watching over me. There's just something very unique about the series -- the idea of not only defeating one's enem...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Fan Art: Zelda is the hero in 'Clockwork Empire'

The first part of Anita Sakeesian's Tropes vs. Women in Video Games series recently hit the web, focusing on the "damsel in distress" theme common to many popular game titles. In the video, Sakessian points some of her criticism at the...   read

 
 
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Remember Me Interview
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Remember Me devs discuss designing a female lead

Remember Me is an exciting new title Capcom plans to publish this coming June, and put together by Paris-based developers Dontnod Entertainment. The intriguing cyberpunk adventure follows Nilin, an elite memory hunter who traverses the cit...   read

 
 
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Collecting games

Collecting videogames for fun and profit

There's nothing that gets me more excited than a truly epic game collection, like the one being sold earlier this year for $550,000 (pictured above). I’ve been a game collector myself for a long time now, my high school and colle...   read

 
 


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Remember Me interview

Interview: Social networking gone bad in Remember Me

I recently got the chance to attend Anaheim Wondercon 2013, swinging by the Capcom booth in hopes of scoring some cool Monster Hunter swag. I must admit however, it was a bit disappointing to see how heavily the company continues to rely on...   read

 
 
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Wondercon Cosplay

The cosplayers of Wondercon 2013

Anaheim Wondercon may already be over, but we've got some awesome cosplay pictures from this past weekend's event! Check out some of the truly epic match-ups we happened upon, including Ryu vs. Sub-Zero, Batman vs. a Giant Mech, and Legend ...   read

 
 
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Anti-nerd humor
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My personal crusade against anti-nerd humor

I recently had the chance to shoot the sitcom spec pilot posted above with some friends of mine, a project which dredged up a lot of thoughts on how nerds are portrayed in the media. See, I've always had a big problem with the CBS sitcom B...   read

 
 
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Shorter games

In defense of shorter games

I was recently listening to a keen little gaming podcast done by some friends of mine, when they got on the interesting topic of what common game review critique they would outlaw, if possible. After a bit of thought, they unanimously agree...   read

 
 
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Skullgirls

Creator of Skullgirls porn officially joins Lab Zero

[Update: Skullgirls lead designer Mike Z has contacted Destructoid to say that ZONE's pornographic work was not considered during the hiring process. The writer apologizes for not making it clear that this was speculation.] T...   read

 
 
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Atelier Ayesha review

Review: Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk

It’s a well-known fact that the gaming industry is sorely lacking in strong female leads, with the game shelf at the local Best Buy sometimes looking like a page torn from “Who’s Who Among Expressionless White Guys.”...   read

 
 
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Console War

Winning the console wars: Sony's not-so-secret weapon

This next generation of gaming is looking to provide the biggest industry shake-up in decades, with dedicated console manufacturers facing ever-growing competition from tablet devices, smartphones, and an upcoming wave of budget consoles li...   read

 
 
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R18+

Atelier Totori Plus gets R18+ rating in Australia

Obviously the Atelier series of RPGs isn't for everyone, these adorable tales of magical anime heroines a few steps removed from the "burly men with assault rifles" narrative most gamers are familiar with. That being said, though the games ...   read

 
 
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RIOT
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RIOT on iOS will make you want to break something

If you're like me, you are eagerly awaiting the day that the continued decay of society reaches a breaking point, citizens spilling into the streets to wage class warfare against the corrupt establishment. Unfortunately, we're still a ways...   read

 
 
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Videogame ripoffs

Five most notorious videogame ripoffs of all-time

When I first heard that Electronic Arts was suing Zynga over The Ville, a rather blatant ripoff of EA’s The Sims Social, I was pretty excited to see the outcome. After all, there’s nothing worse than a company whose only busines...   read

 
 
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Worst gaming girlfriends
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The nine worst girlfriends in videogames

If you’re anything like me, Valentine’s Day is a very special time of year. A time to be reminded that your crippling social anxieties and complete lack of desirable personality traits mean you’re likely to spend the rest ...   read

 
 
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