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Check your email for some bonus My Nintendo points

It's a small thing, but a number of people who are registered with My Nintendo (myself included) have obtained an email asking them to take a survey, which nets you some extra (albeit useless) Platinum Points. Some of it is Switch related, ...   read

 
 
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Raise your hand if you don't know what Mr. Whippy is

Last episode we talked with Alex Rose about British slang (and his video game, I guess), and we're not letting up this week with a new term we learned from Destructoid alumnus Fraser Brown. What the heck is Mr. Whippy and why don't American...   read

 
 


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This Legend of Zelda mecha mashup is delightful

Model artist Khris Ramirez does some fantastic work, but I just had to share this mashup of The Legend of Zelda with the SD Neo Zeong Gundam. I love that Link not only perfectly fits inside, but he's also operating it with hi...   read

 
 
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Far Cry 5 sets sights on Montana

Far Cry 5 will trade the series' exotic locations for a slice of pastoral America.    read

 
 
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Nintendo responds to blind fan in braille, proving there's good in the world

While Nintendo does some confoundingly weird things like alienate hundreds of thousands of fans with archaic YouTube practices and the like, they're also known to break corporate character in ways that many other publishers don't. One such ...   read

 
 
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Destiny 2 dev confirms Grimoire Cards won't make an appearance

It sounds like Destiny's most annoying storytelling device, Grimoire Cards, won't be included in its sequel. According to a report on Forbes, Destiny 2 is ditching both the Grimoire Cards and a whole bunch of required, out-of-game reading f...   read

 
 
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Review: Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception

"Utawarerumono" is a bit of a mouthful, even for folks who can speak Japanese, and probably even more so for those who can't. In fact, mispronouncing the title as "Underwater Ray Romano" was a big meme of the mid-2000s for a certain segment...   read

 
 
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Uncharted movie is now a prequel and will star Tom Holland as a young Nathan Drake

It's no secret Sony has been jiggering around with their adaptation of Naughty Dog's Uncharted series, but now it sounds like they've found a direction. Tom Holland, of Spider-Man: Homecoming and Rihanna's "Umbrella" fame, will st...   read

 
 
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Major Switch Minecraft bug fixed, developers still researching 1080p update

Recently folks have had some issues with the Switch version of Minecraft, most notably the "ghosting" problem where the Home and screenshot buttons would randomly operate without the player's consent. It was a hilarious bug that no doubt ca...   read

 
 
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A reboot of the Resident Evil film franchise is planned because why the hell not

The Resident Evil film franchise wrapped up in January with its sixth film in roughly 15 years. The final film, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, represented a new low for the series' domestic gross, making just over $26 million in Nor...   read

 
 
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PSA: Alan Wake is still available on the Humble Store

The last we heard from Alan Wake was that developer Remedy had to pull the game from sale due to some music licensing issues. May 15 was supposed to be the last day you were able to grab the title from Steam, Humble, GOG and wherever else d...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go lead hints at legendary Pokemon this summer

Among some sweet dedications and some absolutely cringeworthy retorts from host Joel McHale (I just get flashbacks to his duties for Ubisoft), Niantic took the stage during the 21st Annual Webby Awards to accept an award for Pokemon Go. Giv...   read

 
 
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'No plans' for Destiny 2 on Switch, which is called 'unrealistic'

Now that the Nintendo Switch has hit the ground running and people actually care about it, developers have to be ready for the always looming "is it coming to Switch" question. That was naturally posed to Bungie by IGN this past week as a r...   read

 
 
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You've got character: Lex Luthor

When it comes to competitive multiplayer games, we all have our favorite characters and classes. In this series, I'm putting some of mine under the microscope to see what makes them tick, how they fit into their games, and ultimately why I ...   read

 
 
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A Resident Evil board game would rock my world

Many years ago, I found a complete edition of The Legend of Zelda board game from the 1980s on eBay for a shockingly low price. I hesitated but a moment before I clicked “buy now” and waited in eager anticipation for it to arriv...   read

 
 
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PREPARE TO FRIENDSHIP: Dtoid's Master Gaming Contact List

[The Master Gaming List just turned ten months old! As we approach one year of continually-updated friendship, people are still adding their info, and, more importantly, making use of it. Thank you for making my efforts worthwhile. The List...   read

 
 
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Thumper on Switch wore me out

[Header Screenshot via Chillybilly's Twitter] When Rez first came out in 2002, I learned a new word from its marketing campaign: Synesthesia. Basically, it means that one of your senses is being triggered by something it normally wouldn't, ...   read

 
 
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Early footage of Red Ash: Gearworld surfaces

Well here's a surprise. It would appear that work-in-progress footage from the upcoming Red Ash: Gearworld OVA, based on the yet to be released Red Ash: The Indelible Legend, has surfaced.   read

 
 
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Did You Know Gaming wants to yell some facts about Tingle at you

One of the strangest games I own is this little gem for the DS called Tingle's Freshly Picked Rosy Rupeeland. Never released in the North America but playable on my DSi XL due to Nintendo not implementing region lock, it is an absolutely we...   read

 
 
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Promoted blog: Lonely gamer

[Years ago, we thought the console wars were about to restart in earnest. But with Dere as a witness to what has been happening lately, maybe the console wars have been a little one-sided, leading to more than a bit of frustration. Want to ...   read

 
 
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Platinum teases 'formless' new IP

Something's going on at PlatinumGames. During a keynote address at the BitSummit indie gaming show, producer Atsushi Inaba teased that the fan-favorite studio might be working on a new project. There's relatively little information in the p...   read

 
 
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Review: Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop

I still remember the day I bought Cooking Mama for the Nintendo DS. It was a hot September afternoon in the Bay Area. My best friend at the time and I visited the Best Buy in Sausalito and each purchased a copy. Giggling like the schoolgirl...   read

 
 
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Weekend deals: five free games, cheap 2K titles, and new Cities: Skylines DLC

On a tight budget and need to blow off some steam this weekend? Even if you're on no budget at all, there are five free games available from various sites, but they're all only $0.00 for a limited time. GOG is giving away copies of Mount &a...   read

 
 
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Sony expanding E3 plans beyond its press conference

Sony has announced its own live stream plans for this E3, calling the event PlayStation Live from E3 2017.   read

 
 
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(Update) It looks like The 25th Ward is getting remastered

[Update: Grasshopper Manufacture has confirmed that the two bonus episodes from The Silver Case's PS4 port will be available on Steam for free come May 30th] Japanese developer Grasshopper Manufacture is doubling down on obscure remasters l...   read

 
 


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