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The Top Ten Chocobo Themes

If you know anything about Japanese role-playing videogames, then you probably know something about the Final Fantasy series. With fourteen numbered entries and a number of spin-offs over the past 26 years, the games have become one of th...

 
 
 
 

Willem Dapho: A Willem Dafoe movie script

Willem Dapho: We Bought a Vietnamese Restaurant but It Blew up on Accident, So We Had to Build a New One, and We'll Call It Willem Dapho Writer: Justin Villasenor Director: Jim Sterling Executive Producer: Conrad Zimmerman Associate Produc...

 
 
 
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Fan-project brings The Legend of Zelda to the 3rd dimension

Holy induced motion sickness Batman! That was my first thought upon starting up this 3D version of the original The Legend of Zelda. Granted, it didn’t make me sick, only a little dizzy at points, but I know there are plenty of people...

 
 
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ZOMG! Steam has been taken over by 'the casuals'

It was inevitable, I suppose. Not even Valve’s digital distribution service Steam -- one of the few remaining bastions of "proper" PC gaming -- could remain safe from the terrible horrors of casual gaming. 2012 has clearly c...

 
 
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Pac-Man REMIX brings bosses and power-ups to the iPhone

Last week, Topher let us know about Space Invaders: Infinity Gene, an update to the classic move-back-and-forth-while-shooting-those-aliens-that-are-also-moving-back-and-forth simulator that includes such radical changes as being able to mo...

 
 
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Final Fantasy IV remix album released by OverClocked ReMix

I’m sure many of you were justifiably bummed when this week’s RetroforceGO! was canceled. Well, OverClocked ReMix has swooped in to rescue all you lonely retro fans -- and people who were just in the mood for some good music -- ...

 
 
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Raven Squad screens show the Amazon, explosions therein

Since SouthPeak Games was kind enough to send over some new screens from Atomic Motion’s first-person shooter/real-time strategy mash up Raven Squad, I figured I may as well as put them up for you all to see. After all, what else are ...

 
 
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University project uses the Wii to teach CPR

Wii mods aren’t just forMoving metal arms of doom.They can teach stuff, too.BioMed studentsHave a program that shows howTo use CPR.Waggle teaching lifeSaving techniques? That’s madness!Though still kind of cool.The AHA canDig it...

 
 
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Coming soon: Taking pictures in PlayStation Home

I’m sure this “news” will excite the many dozens ones of you that regularly hang out in Sony’s drab Second Life knockoff: the ability to take screen caps in Home probably isn’t far off. For those that don't rem...

 
 
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Funimation bringing Sega's Sands of Destruction anime to US

If the name Sands of Destruction sounds completely unfamiliar to you, that’s because Sega decided to rename the DS role-playing game World Destruction for its upcoming American release. I’m honestly not sure why Sega felt the ne...

 
 
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JOURNALISM: Ubisoft bringing Imagine Reporter to the DS

In a move that will prove popular with lovers of JOURNALISM everywhere, a recent entry on the ESRB’s Web site has revealed that Ubisoft is bringing a game called Imagine Reporter to the Nintendo DS. But what will this game about JOURN...

 
 
 
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Futuristic detective Tex Murphy comes to GOG.com

Tex Murphy seriescomes to Good Old Games this week.Futuristic dick.You see, it’s set ina mid-century Frisco,shown through FMV’s.Live action, in fact.The first three can be had now;others coming soon.Anthony once said the games &...

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires still exists, pics prove it

The fine folks at Koei sent us a notice today that Dynasty Warriors 6 Empires is still, in fact, coming out on June 23 in both the US and EU. They probably felt the need to remind us due to the great distraction that was E3 2009 -- what wit...

 
 
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Assassin's Creed 3, DLC for AC 2, (sort of) confirmed

Assassin’s Creed 2 is looking pretty nice. While the idea of Assassin’s Do These Same Tedious Missions Over And Over Again Creed getting a sequel didn’t originally thrill me, I have to say, the footage of Ezio Firenze glid...

 
 
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People like The Sims 3, buy 1.4 million copies

Sims 3 sells boatloads,undeterred by piracy.The Brits love it too.Lots of new contentand a saucy naked patchmay have helped drive sales.EA celebrates;they enjoy profits you see.PR after jump.

 
 
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Microsoft/Sony: Our motion controls are better than theirs

Microsoft’s Project Natal and Sony’s Motion Controller were easily two of the biggest announcements to come out of this year’s E3 -- so sayeth the buzz meter. Of course, both objects being revealed within a day of each oth...

 
 
 
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Amazon selling new Dreamcasts

Following in the steps of ThinkGeek, Amazon has apparently managed to track down another forgotten warehouse full of brand new Dreamcasts. The online retailer currently has them up for sale, and is charging $119.99 a piece. Those with good ...

 
 
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E3 09: Take-Two already hyping Agent to high heaven

What do we know about Agent, Rockstar North’s recently announced PlayStation 3 exclusive? 1. It’s an action game. 2. It’s an international spy thriller set in the 1970’s. And that’s about it. Pretty much no oth...

 
 
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E3 09: Protestors descend upon the Dante's Inferno booth

Well, maybe descend isn’t quite the right word. It’s more like they were peacefully standing outside the convention center waving signs with slogans like “EA = Electronic Anti-Christ,” and “Hell Is Not A Game.&...

 
 
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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves closed beta kicks off today

Just an FYI for everyone that picked up inFAMOUS -- you can now put that shiny Uncharted 2 promotional code that came in the case to good use by downloading the beta client. (And since the 1282 MB download should take a good 20 minutes to d...

 
 
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E3 09: Command & Conquer coming to an iPhone near you

Yesterday, the chaps over at Touch Arcade found a demo of the upcoming Command & Conquer iPhone game tucked away in a dark (but still pretty damn noisy) corner of the EA show floor booth. As the above video shows, the game uses simple...

 
 
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E3 09: Raven Squad still exists, pics prove it

If you don’t remember anything about SouthPeak Games and Atomic Motion’s Raven Squad, don’t feel bad, as we haven’t heard anything about it since I brought it to your attention nearly a year ago.For those unaware -- ...

 
 
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E3 09: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up trailer

One of two TMNT games that Ubisoft brought to E3 -- the other being the remake of the awesome SNES game Turtles in Time -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Smash-Up is a four person brawler set to come out this fall on the Wii. The game will...

 
 


About Justin Villasenorone of us since 10:40 PM on 01.17.2007



Hey all, the name's Justin and I've been hanging around Destructoid since late 2006. I joined the staff in 2007 as a News Contributor after flooding the tip line on a daily basis, and then I got to write stuff on the front page. Now I mostly just bum around while doing grad school stuff.


That hip, guitar-playing bear is from Kokoro Scan.
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