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Pew! Pew! Preview!: Alone in the Dark

Impatiently lurking with bated, fetidly undead breath, Atari's upcoming game Alone in the Dark has a June 24th release that will launch it into 2008 as the first blockbuster survival horror game of the year. This Monday, Atari previewed the...

 
 
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Bay to Breakers: Drunken Cosplay at its finest

Once a year in the good city of San Francisco, the main streets shut down and surrender themselves to throngs of residents for the epic Bay to Breakers marathon. While the brave few run the track from the San Francisco Bay to the Pacific Oc...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Mujia Liao

This week's Art Attack Friday artist articulates most of her love for the line of signature Square Enix characters. Mujia Liao (aka yukikominazuki) is a Canadian animator with a pro handle at injecting voluminous color in her work. Commited...

 
 
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Silent Hill: Homecoming

Following the unexpected announcement of Konami's new music game, Rock Revolution, the projection screen faded from the candy-colored lights of the concert stage and transitioned to the glowing embers of the title Silent Hill: Homecoming. ...

 
 
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Rock Revolution

Given the historical relationship Konami has had with rhythm and music games in the past, it's no wonder that they're looking for ways to earn back the fame that games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band usurped from them. Like every little boy...

 
 
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Konami Gamer's Night '08: Metal Gear Solid 4

When it seemed as though the collective sweat in the heated presentation hall had permanently bonded throes of gaming journalists to their seats, the one and only Hideo Kojima took to the stage to present the gem of Konami's Gamer's Night, ...

 
 
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Run like a raptor! Pixeljam Games' Dino Run released

With all the hullabaloo whip-lashing around the recent release of GTA IV, it's a ripe opportunity to step back from the moral challenges of modern gaming and into to a time when gaming was primal. A time when pastures of velociraptors flour...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: nemurism

Here we go with this week's Art Attack Friday. Since I know you all have been desperately craving a fix of hard-core StarFox fanart, I offer you the work of nemurism to satiate your needs. Nemurism's extensive collection of fan artwork not ...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Minus 8

It's spring, everyone, and if you haven't been floating through the fragrant scent of cherry blossoms or frolicking through the sun-soaked streets of New York City in eager anticipation of Karaoke-fest 2008 with NY Comic Con Destructoid att...

 
 
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Pew! Pew! Preview!: Fallout 3 (Part II)

The celestial seasons seem to troll by for the diehard Fallout franchise fan waiting impatiently for a sequel. While there was Nick's preview of Fallout 3 back in July and a more recent mention of a potential 200 plus endings (now 500-plus,...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Scabrouspencil

Illustrator scabrouspencil (aka Kenneth) is this week's featured artist for Art Attack Friday, fixating a bold array of linework and sturdy color on the front page. While his fuller body of work ranges between concept art and various odes t...

 
 
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And the gamers who play them: Girl Gamers

For this month's musing I chose to digest the sub-culture of 'Girl Gamers' that has managed to quickly surface alongside the increased popularity of gaming in the mass media. So to avoid any confusion, the term 'Girl Gamers' is intended to ...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: hoyhoykung

This week's AAF artist is an incredible digital painter from Thailand who calls himself hoyhoykung. Although his deviantArt gallery may not be as expansive as some of our previously featured artists, in this instance, the lack of quantity i...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Dapper Dan

In the modern lull of game-related Saturday morning cartoons, I sometimes find myself consumed in day dreams littered with cartoon-likenesses of Mario, Link, and all of their good friends and foes of ages past. Streaming out in full colored...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: ChemicalAlia

ChemicalAlia knows no limitations when it comes to the dimension and iteration of her fan art. Ranging from high-color bubbly renditions of Mario characters to the curious pursuit of injecting Knuckles in an homage to Caravaggio's Bacchus, ...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Jon Sommariva

The pumped up work of Jon Sommariva graces the front page for this week's Art Attack Friday. A straight-forward comic artist at heart, Sommariva (aka *Red-J on DeviantArt) conveys his characters in the guise of wide-eyed, rough-cut, ready t...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Tobias Kwan

This week's featured AAF artist is a young talent by the name of Tobias Kwan. Kwan delivers an artist's blow to the digital screen with energized mixes of contrasting textures and colors. This stunning effect results in full-bodied work tha...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Robert Kim

From time to time I will pledge my fangirlism through bouts of loopy line work and casual cross-hatching, efforts which result in what I typically consider to be mini works made entirely of win and awesome. These self-proclaimed masterpiece...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: ~RDCarneiro

Chibi-faced renditions of timeless videogame icons may always be super-kawaii, but frankly the cute overload factor just isn't enough in this day and age to distinguish one choad sized Link from the next. While sixteen year old ~RDCarneiro ...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: Atomictoy

It's certain that the most creatively designed games have a tendency to lovingly burn their image deep into our play experience. In some instances it's a stunning scene in an FMV that will override our memory, while in other cases it's the ...

 
 
 
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Happy Ninja Day: Hands-on with Ninja Reflex for the Wii

As if there isn't already enough Ninja related material on deck today, I've got more folks! The fellows over at Electronic Arts decided that Ninja Day wasn't soon enough. So in the spirit of impatient celebration, they debuted their new gam...

 
 
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Art Attack Friday: CiztizenWolfie

With razor-sharp line work rendered boldly and un-apologetically, CitizenWolfie (aka Dennis Davies) taps into a hybrid style that's forcefully pleasing. Teetering between the edge of character art and comic book illustration, he extracts th...

 
 
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Destructoid Song Contest: One Rock Band for one Winner!

The Destructoid song contest closed it's doors yesterday evening after collecting a multitude of song entries that were eager to please. It was a triumph, and it would be negligent for me not to make a note here that it was also, a huge suc...

 
 
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Destructoid Theme Song Contest: the end is nigh!

Those of you fortunate enough to be on the coast farthest from me (that would be, the East coast) could quite possibly be sitting pretty, already clamoring away at Mississippi Queen and lucidly basking in the high-def glow of your personal...

 
 




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Dennis Carden

You know, after reading some more about this Labo thing, I honestly think it’s a damn cool My four year old nice would absolutely adore something like that! I’m sure she’d customise the hell out of it with stickers and crayons and such, ha!

 
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Jetfandam

Holy moly, Juri is definitely upper mid tier now or even better in SF V The change to her target combo, the guard crush for her super, the longer range and more active frames on her fireball, the longer duration of her v-trigger and dmg buffs are good

 
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So Metal Gear Survive isnt name that to suggest the survival Its more of a question of if Metal Gear will survive Seems unlikelym

 
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Despite ripping off Arbys, and being silly, Im pretty excited for Labo Totally playing the robot game like this

 
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President Brain Genius cant even Make Fake Media awards that he announced

 
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Theres a lot of Metal Gear Survive footage going around And it basically looks like a more highly produced version of Let It Die -- a game made to get in-app purchases working on every

 
 

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