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Team Valor or bust

Pokemon GO team leaders officially revealed

[Update: Apparently team changing is not allowed at this time per the official FAQ.] The official Pokémon GO Twitter revealed the identities of the team leaders, and boy am I happy I chose correctly with Team Valor who has a strong b...   read

 
 
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New Sonic!
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Sonic the Hedgehog is heading back to his retro roots in Sonic Mania

The above trailer officially announces what many Sonic the Hedgehog fans have been wanting for years. The Blue Blur is going back to his retro roots in a game that will feature new takes on classic levels as well as brand new sta...   read

 
 
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Bender and Jake of War
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Marcus Fenix tags along in new Gears of War 4 gameplay

All new campaign gameplay for Gears of War 4 has been released and it is damned easy on the eyes. Sure, it looks like more of the same, gameplay-wise, but is that really a bad thing? I've always dug the Gears series and even...   read

 
 
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wakka wakka wakka
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Pac-man Championship Edition is getting a sequel with hella huge bosses!

YES! YES! YES! YES! One of my favorite retro remakes is getting a proper sequel in Pac-man Championship Edition 2! Not only will there be the classic modes from the original game, but a new adventure mode that has you chasing fast mov...   read

 
 



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Better than Battlefront
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The combat of No Man's Sky looks pretty darned fun

This latest trailer for No Man's Sky focuses on the combat available in the game, which appears to be both space battles and shooting up the local wildlife, including what look like giant enemy crabs; the meme that will never die. Say...   read

 
 
Fruit Ninja VR impression photo
Fruit Ninja VR impression

Wielding samurai swords in VR is easily the best way to play Fruit Ninja

I think just about everyone has played Fruit Ninja in one form or another, be it on a touch screen device, an arcade machine, or even Kinect. I thought I'd finally escaped the addictive gameplay and could rest easy knowing I had become...   read

 
 
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NSFW/NSFL

NSFW: The men of Craigslist attempt to capitalize on Pokemon GO's popularity to have sex

Sometimes I like to stare into the abyss known as the personals section on popular classified ads site Craigslist. I'm not sure why I do this to myself because I always walk away disturbed. On a recent visit, I couldn't help but notice the ...   read

 
 
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Event[0]
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Talk to a computer in a crumbling space ship in Event[0]

A person is on a spaceship alone talking to a computer -- no, it isn't Kubrick's fantastic 2001: A Space Odyssey, it's the upcoming PC game Event[0]. Apparently, players are tasked with building a relationship with a lonely AI on the ship'...   read

 
 
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FRU
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Review: FRU

I remember being excited about the original Kinect launching for the Xbox 360, back when I worked in retail. Our store even had a midnight opening for it, which was a rarity in those days. Since then, I've played a majority of games release...   read

 
 



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Pokemon GOtoid

Teen finds corpse instead of cute monsters while playing Pokemon GO

[Header image by Martin Wong] Shayla Wiggins, a 19-year-old from Riverton, Wyoming, was out for a stroll trying to catch 'em all in Pokémon GO when she found something quite different than what she was looking for.  "I was tryin...   read

 
 
Pokemon DON'T GO THERE photo
Pokemon DON'T GO THERE

Children's hospital warns staff about Pokemon GO players entering restricted areas

Destructoid has received an email sent out to Nationwide Children's Hospital staff in Columbus, Ohio warning them to keep an eye out for Pokémon GO players trying to enter restricted areas of the hospital in an attempt to captur...   read

 
 
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Red Dead BC Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption will finally be playable on Xbox One this week

The lovable Xbox mouthpiece Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson just made it official: The critically-acclaimed Red Dead Redemption will be backward compatible on the Xbox One this Friday, July 8.  YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HAWWWWWW...   read

 
 
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Catboy Tuesday
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You can play as a catified version of Wind Waker's Link in Monster Hunter Generations

Link has been a tree, a wolf, a fish, a rock, a child, a crossdresser, and now he is about to be a cat, or I guess in this case a cat is about to be him with the free DLC coming to Monster Hunter Generations. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ...   read

 
 
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Wheelie poppin' avatars

Xbox avatars to get wheelchairs, possibly new designs

In a great win for inclusiveness in gaming, Xbox has let tell that wheelchairs are being introduced for the Rare created Xbox avatars. In a Twitter conversation, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer was told "depending on how skeletons are done on ava...   read

 
 



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Overwatch cheaters

Blizzard suing Overwatch cheat maker for the loss of 'tens of millions of dollars in revenue'

If you play Overwatch and you're not a cheater you've probably never heard of Watchover Tyrant, a paid program that allows players to see where all their enemies are and everyone's names and health, as well as tweak the game's field of...   read

 
 
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Review: Apex M800

Review: SteelSeries Apex M800 Keyboard

I've been using the SteelSeries Apex M800 keyboard next to the Rival 700 that I recently reviewed since getting home from E3 last month and I have to say I can see why many people would want this keyboard. As for myself? I'll be switching b...   read

 
 
Review: Rival 700 mouse photo
Review: Rival 700 mouse

Review: SteelSeries Rival 700 Mouse

As someone who has played first-person shooters on consoles the majority of my life, I've only recently attempted to make the switch to mouse and keyboard. This is largely thanks to many PC versions of games being generally better than thei...   read

 
 
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Majora's Mask fan film
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Please don't shut down this beautiful Majora's Mask fan film Nintendo!

The below teaser for a Majora's Mask fan film released earlier in June, but was overshadowed by the madness that was E3 2016. Luckily, it has risen to the surface and caught my attention today and boy I'm glad it did. Just look at it i...   read

 
 
Not the gross X-Man photo
Not the gross X-Man
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The giant, hellish bosses of Death's Gambit

Remember Death's Gambit? I didn't, but apparently I posted its reveal trailer early last year. Now we are getting a peek at some of the massive bosses we'll have to kill as Death's agent. Boss fights look a bit Dark Souls-like as they seem...   read

 
 



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The belles of the E3 ball
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The winners and losers of E3, according to me, Jed Whitaker

E3 2016 having come and gone feels like a distant memory at this point, but that won't stop me from making a list of who I thought the winners and losers of the show were. Somehow, I think some of you will disagree, and that is fine by me. ...   read

 
 
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Mighty No. 9
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Mighty No. 9's nearly four-hour-long credits last longer than the game

The lovely chaps at GameXplain did everyone a favor and played Mighty No. 9 so we don't have to, and they uploaded the entire credits roll that lasts just over 3 hours and 48 minutes. The excessive length is thanks in part to the ...   read

 
 
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Review: Anima
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Review: Anima: Gate of Memories

I love Nier, so you can probably imagine I was pretty thrilled to find a $20 game that could pass for its spiritual sequel. While playing I kept thinking, "I'm going to call this the sleeper hit of the year -- I can't believe how great this...   read

 
 
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LOLcalization

The US box art for Persona 5 has less cleavage than Japan's

[Update: Atlus has addressed the box art situation here and here.] Today the North American release date of Persona 5 was announced with images of the localized box art in tow, to which there were some minor changes. The cat-like creat...   read

 
 


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Review: Edge of Nowhere
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Review: Edge of Nowhere

For $40, you can experience around three hours of a white guy with a gun battling aliens that can infect humans in Insomniac Games' VR debut, and no, it isn't Resistance, but obviously that isn't a stretch for the developer. That means you'...   read

 
 
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Horror Games
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P.T. spiritual sequel Allison Road cancelled

Remember P.T., the "playable teaser" for the cancelled Silent Hills? Well, now the spiritual successor to that, Allison Road, has also been canned for reasons that are currently unclear. Allison Road had an unusual, if not troubled, past. ...   read

 
 
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Okay now that I got to the seaside it got MUCH better, no more Shiva on my way, bigger spaces The inventory is a bit small but this game is more FUN than I remember playing only parts of introduction is unfair to the rest of the game, Id sa

 
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Since I have a new phone, I had to do the Steam mobile authenticator thing Thankfully this time my hold is only 3 days before I can use the Market, but its still a terribly-inconvenient

 
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This is some pretty stunning difficulty this early in the game (maybe third or so Guess I get to learn how to beat a really hard boss when Im barely level

 
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Well that bitching over Hyper Light Drifter was apparently my 200th There is a Its 2 of Im celebrating with cranberry moonshine and

 
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