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A Guide To Recognizing Your Gamers

[Originally published in 2007, one of my favorites from Destructoid's Golden Archives! -Niero] It used to be a lot easier to stereotype a gamer. It used to be that all that was needed was some greasy hair, thick glasses, and a few faintly v...

 
 
 
 
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Destructoid review: Clive Barker's Jericho

I've been awaiting the chance to play through the final build of Clive Barker's Jericho with some degree of trepidation. You see on a personal level I've had rather a lot invested in the game since its announcement. Ever since my teens, Bar...

 
 
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Video Games Live, London: simply staggering

Video Games Live is one of those things that sounds like a cool idea until you get there. Upon experiencing it however, you realize that far from being merely cool, the show is actually one of the most enjoyable, stirring, moving and utterl...

 
 
 
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Promising talent unveiled for Sin City game

You might remember that a while ago I got rather excited about the prospect of a Sin City game based upon Frank Miller's original graphic novels. It was one of those deliciously frustrating announcements guaranteed to spin a comic fan's min...

 
 
 
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New book says "Games are good for you"

Games don't make us kill, maim or rape, or mentally retard us into small lumps of drooling pus. We all know that. But a new book by software developer Mark Prensky is rallying to our cause one further step by espousing the many positive sid...

 
 
 
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World-wide Final Fantasy concerts announced

December the 4th, 2007. Mark it in your diaries and burn it into your skin, Squenix fans, for that is the date upon which Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy, a new global tour of symphonic FF concerts kicks off, coinciding as it does ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Games Media Awards: the images (quantifiably NSFW)

Having vague and hazy recollections of this week's Games Media Awards, I found myself quite looking forward to going over the photos and video from the night so that I could piece together everything that went on. Alas my friends, I was sad...

 
 
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Hitman movie censored already?

The inner workings of the minds of Hollywood's executives often make very little sense. That's as true a statement as saying that the sky is blue or that Snowboard Kids is better than Mario Kart 64. The modern Hollywood exec ideology that c...

 
 
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Mistwalker confirms Blue Dragon DS and a shiny new title

I couldn't be more thankful for Mistwalker's existence right now. As a long-time JRPG fan, these last few years with my once beloved Square-Enix have been like watching a much-loved family dog slowly die while a relationship goes sour and a...

 
 
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Destructoid interview: Pure Pwnage

If you haven't seen Pure Pwnage yet, - and frankly you have very little excuse at this stage - stop reading this right now, head over to the site, and come back and resume once you've watched all fourteen episodes. Go on. You'll thank me I ...

 
 
 
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Ghost Squad trailer shows off some slick shooting

While probably not a release likely to be setting Wii owners' pants on fire with anticipation in this year of incoming Mario and No More Heroes, - and with Metroid still to come if you live in Europe - Sega's port of arcade light gun shoote...

 
 
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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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Valve uncertain about the future of episodic gaming

Valve might be dropping the whole concept of episodic gaming once Half-Life 2: Episode 3 finally sees the light of day. While that release may seem like a distant prospect with Episode 2 still awaiting its delayed release, Gabe Newell has a...

 
 
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Timesplitters 4 looking probable for the Wii

Some new tips drop into my in-box like a shiny big dollop of liquid gold. From the day the Wii was announced, FPS on the machine has been at the forefront of my mind, and I've had a vaguely realized image of a perfect example of the genre s...

 
 
 




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Kevin Mersereau

Im only about 2hrs deep, but SteamWorld Dig 2 is fucking amazing so far! If you own a Switch, you should really check this shit Its

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Since everyone else is doing it, heres my hot take of the day:

 
TricerArocK

I get so tired of reading fake gamer girl comments about women in the biz (YouTube or journos or mean, you can suspend disbelief enough to watch a porn and imagine yourself with a cock larger than four

 
Marcel Hoang

MvCI hot takes: combat is different enough to interest me, graphics are fine in combat but story mode is a crime against art I like that a lot of the returning cast is retooled and different, for example Iron Man finally has useable

 
SrChurros

Something I dig is diving into a movie/game knowing the least possible about Long time ago I got Alan Wake on Steam because it was super cheap and heard it was Started playing last week, At chapter 4 atm, feeling pleasantly surprised

 
chlmera

I feel like Im the only person who doesnt mind the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 character If anything the male lead could look a bit older but all in all the anime look doesnt bother I hope I like the gameplay tho lol

 
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Yare Yare not planning to stop soon #stanDtoid

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Do you think that white supremacists will buy Wolfenstein 2?

 
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Working on Fridays Should I finish it with ink? Or just make it look pretty with just pencil?

 
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