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hooray! now that trumpcare has flamed out i...still can't afford to see a doctor to fix my mangled shoulder b/c the Affordable Care Act was a fundamentally conservative piece of legislation & we need to fight for a single-payer, Medicare-for-All solution

 
 
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PlayStation Network is having an 'everything goes!' flash sale

The PlayStation Network is having one of its patented flash sales. Everything must go! Why, you can save 70% on...Battleborne Digital Deluxe ($22.49) or, uh, 81% off The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy's Grand Adventure ($9.49). Handball 17 (PS4) for...   read

 
 
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Nintendo not trending towards microtransactions despite poor Super Mario Run sales

Despite being downloaded 78 million times as of two months ago, Super Mario Run "did not meet our expectations," in terms of actual money made, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima told Nikkei. It's worth noting that an estimated four milli...   read

 
 
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You can build an airship in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Okay. Traveling via self-catapulting rock is cool. Inventing super jumps to skip puzzles is cool. Dropping a chicken wing on the ground in below-freezing lands and it turning into a frozen chicken wing is cool. There are a lot of little co...   read

 
 
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2007 forum poster dreams of working at Nintendo, ends up in new Zelda credits

Over the weekend someone on Reddit noticed an English-looking name -- Corey Bunnell, credited with Shogo Kihara for Wildlife Programming -- in the otherwise Japanese-filled credits for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  "[A] qui...   read

 
 
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Dumb internet mob attacks woman over Mass Effect: Andromeda animations

Here is the right way to enjoy Mass Effect Andromeda's occasional madcap facial animations: write a fun post about them filled with gifs, videos, and laughs all around. What a blast! Remember when someone compared the funny walk to the Mont...   read

 
 
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Just in case you missed this MLB The Show glitch

This beautiful, happy accident from an early build (since ironed out) of MLB The Show 17 made the rounds this weekend, set off by this tweet: I just didn't want any of you to miss it. I consider it a visual expression of how my soul feels...   read

 
 
 
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People are using incredible tricks to skip Zelda: Breath of the Wild puzzles

So far, my favorite thing about the new Zelda is how people are taking the mechanics presented and figuring out clever things to do with them, like hurtling through the air via rock-travel. That and the fact that if you spin around in fron...   read

 
 


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Catching up on 2017's Pokemon Go related deaths

I've been off the Pokemon Go beat this year, even with Legendary Pokemon incoming, but the global smash hit that brought us Pokemon Go teens flashed by laser-wielding, pig-masked sex couple and Russia fears Pokemon Go is a CIA psyop to dest...   read

 
 
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Modern Sonic will, unsurprisingly, go fast in Sonic Forces

The new Sonic game got its name yesterday -- Sonic Forces -- and a first look at Modern Sonic this morning (or last night, if you caught the off-screen recordings). As you can see, Forces forgoes the Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice style shakeu...   read

 
 
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'Sorry, my face is tired': Internet clowns on goofy Mass Effect: Andromeda animations

With Mass Effect: Andromeda less than a week away and some tempered preliminary impressions coming in from reviewers (at least with respect to the first few hours of BioWare's anticipated follow-up), one thing that's getting extra attentio...   read

 
 
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Let's chat

We're recording Podtoid today. Now's your chance at immortality. Ask a question in the comments (or email us at podtoid[at]destructoid.com) and get us hemming and hawing. And you won't even know if we've addressed your question until the ep...   read

 
 
 

if nintendo had canceled the new zelda you could've done a great feature called Mourning Breath of the Wild

 
 
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Kinda Funny co-creator quits following fallout from bad joke

Kinda Funny co-founder Colin Moriarty announced his resignation today, "effective immediately," in a Facebook post. This comes shortly after last week's controversy when he tweeted a flippant, asshole-dad-level joke on International Women's...   read

 
 
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New Reservoir Dogs game is way better than I expected

The easiest time to ignore licensed games is when they're released in step with whatever (typically bad) movie or children's cartoon they're based on. Even when they're based on a good one. Did you know there's a John Wick game? Do you care...   read

 
 
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Legendary Pokemon are coming to Pokemon Go this year

Pokemon Go will let you catch Legendary Pokemon this year, according to a Wired Germany interview with Niantic CEO John Hanke. While someone accidentally ended up with an Articuno last year (Niantic quickly removed it from their roster), th...   read

 
 
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Holy shit this is the coolest way to get around in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

While my Switch-less self is living a Zelda-free existence, seeing things like this gives credence to everyone talking about how cool the new Legend of Zelda is. The climbing mechanic in Breath of the Wild is cool on its own, but being abl...   read

 
 
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81-year-old Japanese woman learns to code, makes game

In 20 years, those who knows how to code will be floating around Earth 2, space-watering their space-lawns, anticipating the new Game of Thrones book, and going on dates while the rest of us are stuck with cattle prods, forced to run on th...   read

 
 
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Don't press this button in Ghost Recon: Wildlands

YouTube's BUGZ-MAN-FR found a button in Ghost Recon: Wildlands. "Don't press me," it read. He pressed it.   read

 
 
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Teaser site for new Compile Heart title asks: Tits or ass?

Compile Heart has opened a teaser website for its newest title. The announcement is coming March 12 at the Dengeki Game Festival 2017, but the site art includes Gottan, the mascot character for the company's Genkai Tokki (Monster Monpiece) ...   read

 
 
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Watch this wild, come from behind Street Fighter V tourney win

Christopher "NYChrisG" Gonzalez's Guile lost so much health that his bar seemed empty. That would not end up keeping him from beating Brian "bjUNCHAINED" Jeon in the Cen-Cal Standoff, a Street Fighter V tournament servicing the San Francis...   read

 
 
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Bolivia lodges complaint with French ambassador over Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Last week, the Bolivian government has lodged a formal complaint with the French embassy over the portrayal of the country in the recently released Ghost Recon: Wildlands. In Wildlands, a then-minor Mexican drug cartel has taken full contro...   read

 
 
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How much The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild did you play this weekend?

Possibly 2017's biggest game and its host system both came out last Friday and they're better than "It might rain" and "I'm broken with exhaustion after 40 hours of wage slavery that has seen only diminishing returns in my lifetime" as reas...   read

 
 


About Steven Hansenone of us since 6:26 PM on 05.08.2011

Steven watches anime & sports, buys meat out of trucks, dates a Muppet, and is only good at cooking. He stands before you bereft of solace and well on the road to perdition. ('^ω^)