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We're at Fan Expo - follow @Destructoid on Instagram

Near Toronto this weekend? Fan Expo Canada runs Thursday Aug 31 - Sept 3rd and Jessica Nigri will be there. Also, videogames. Oh, and Tim Curry. In what order would you prioritize those three?  Destructoid's Dave Soeiro ...

 
 
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Video game documentaries coming to Destructoid

Enthusiast Gaming, our parent company, helped fund a new documentary video series that will be exclusive to Destructoid. The production team consists of a web community called Gameumentary. The goal is simple: we want to tell stories behind...

 
 
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The Nintendo Famicom Mini is somehow still stock

There's nothing like rolling out of bed and playing Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari, amirite? That roughly translates to Hot-Blooded Downtown Story or Downtown Fever, which was later localized as River City Ransom: One of the best NES games ev...

 
 
 
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Review: HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap

It's been fun watching Oculus and HTC copy each other. First, Oculus backtracked on the bundled Xbox One controller with Touch. Then they sort of copied room scale (they call it 360 scale, and it's still experimental).  HTC has indirec...

 
 
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Grab a Dissidia Final Fantasy NT beta key this weekend

Confirmation keys will be going out next week. If you missed the first chance, we've got more!  To join the closed beta, just follow the instructions listed in the widget below. You'll receive an email within a few hours with a co...

 
 
 
 
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Dtoid in Japan: Hands-on with Mario Kart Grand Prix VR Arcade

Despite everything cool I saw at E3, an official Nintendo-licensed Mario Kart VR was the most pleasant surprise of the year for me. It sounded too good to be true. A few of us in the press room had to do a triple take to believe it wasn't s...

 
 
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Get Big in Japan with official Street Fighter V gym equipment

The chain of Don Quijote shops are sort of like Japanese Wal-Mart, and as weird as you'd expect that to be. The multi-level shop has everything, you name it. Fresh produce, fake Mario costumes, bikes, Gucci purses, the sweetest cushion you'...

 
 
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Claim your beta keys! Dissidia Final Fantasy NT giveaway

Want a free beta key? Got a PS4? Try your luck at scoring a Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, the spin-off fighting game with RPG elements, developed by Koei Tecmo's Team Ninja and published by Square Enix. In the game, characters a...

 
 
 
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That gaming cruise is going to the Bahamas next year

Last year, I went on a wacky videogame-themed cruise called GaCuCon (pronounced Gah-coo-con) and I lived to tell the tale. I got to party and eat 14 meals a day with one of the main creative guys from Riot, and later got my ass handed to me...

 
 
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And our winner for the Nintendo Switch is...

[Update: Congratulations Matholamew from Boston! You're our winner by random draw - please check your email so we can get you sorted.  We'll have another contest soon, thanks for playing!] We're doing the contest thing again, and this ...

 
 
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Nintendo made adorable drawings to pitch the Switch to devs

This is the cutest thing since alpaca babies: in the early days of the Nintendo NX, developers were presented with these use cases for how busy people and families would incorporate a living room console into their mobile lives. Most of the...

 
 
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The best SNES games EVER vs. the SNES mini library

Destructoid's staff voted on the best Super Nintendo games ever a few weeks back in anticipation of the now-confirmed miniature SNES Classic. Things got a little heated.  Niero: "Dude, you voted for 31 games."Holmes: "I was drunk on po...

 
 
 
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Zelda fans! Watch Link shoot Ganon with his nipples

How many of you are holding farts down in your chairs twenty times a day? Sure, you indulge yourself like a Chinatown trash compactor, but have you ever considered that you might be lactose intolerant? Studies indicate that 75% of gamers wh...

 
 
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Destructoid agrees to be acquired by Enthusiast Gaming

Nope, it’s not an April Fool’s gag. Big news today, folks. Destructoid has agreed to be acquired by Enthusiast Gaming which is headquartered in Toronto. Yes, Mr. Destructoid is an honorary Canadian now (eh!). This means Papa ...

 
 
 
 
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Nightmare fuel: You can follow Rabbid Peach on Instagram

Ubisoft is going all out on the grotesque Princess Peach x Rabbid mash-up and has unleashed a new series of nightmarish renders of the upcoming heroine. I couldn't quite place where I'd seen RabbidPeach's face before until I realized that s...

 
 
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Gallery: Here's a closer look at all the new Amiibo from E3

I had to elbow five dudes in the eye to photograph some close-ups of the new Zelda, Mario Odyssey, and Metroid 2 3DS remake Amiibo. The photos aren't as sharp as I had hoped they would be, but I hope it gives you a closer look at the new go...

 
 
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Blast from the past: Destructoid's Mega Man Maker

This little app was originally published during PAX 2008 during a panel we gave about how important it is to create original content when starting your own gaming site. The music was made by Dale North, and all of the sprite art by the...

 
 




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mullon

Okay how about this: a game based on The Shining, that rips off the Friday the 13th

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I found this interesting gif about juggling animations and frame These numbers are lower, but I wonder if this is how some people see the difference between 30fps and 60fps? I cant tell the difference as easily as I can with this

 
bong264

Dammit, im blaming GajKnight for this!

 
JcDent

Not only did I post a vidja review here, I also started a new blog about miniatures

 
Sir Shenanigans

Has anybody heard of/read this? Some hundred pages in and love it! Thoughts

 
MeeGhoulz

#Riddletoid What am I playing? Came across with her and all I could think was PJ Harvey Down by the water lyrics I lost my heart, under the

 
Sarah Jane Farron

Anyone remember how I wanted to set up a Minecraft server for myself, a few friends and people here? I got an offer I couldnt refuse at 25% the normal price Looking forward to setting this up and seeing if fun times can be had this

 
Lexingtongue

Well, Unravel has to be one of the more frustrating games Ive played in recent

 
TheLimoMaker

I cant decide which game I hate more: The Surge or Ghost Recon being said, Troll and I is still worst game of the year by a country

 
Seymour

Morning! Just now finished uploading a montage of my journey through Destiny 2s campaign + splices of other stuff! Spent a good while on it, so maybe at least glance through it eh? Impressions blog soon! Love yall and so long because I am sleep now

 
 

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