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Toy manufacturers cracking down on copyright infringement

Toy manufacturing companies the world over have come out this week in support of greater protections for intellectual property rights. This comes in the wake of several incidents in which vigilante mobs have borrowed slogans from such compa...

 
 
 
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WTF is Destructoid? Today we celebrate 12 years of madness

Gather 'round Papa Niero, it's that time of year to tell our best story: The story of how Destructoid came to be as a video game community. Most of you already know the story, so please humor us as we enlighten the new people just rece...

 
 
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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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Free on weekends? We're looking for some contributors

Destructoid is looking for a few extra hands to help us with the smaller indie stories we might have missed during the crazy weekday news rush, and with the onslaught that is E3 next month. To apply simply send me a link to stuff you're wri...

 
 
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Happy 11th Birthday, Destructoid Community!

Is Destructoid really eleven years old? Yee*.  *I apologize if that came off as anti-Cretaceous. I'd like to thank my momma, Jordan, Chris, Brett, Steven, Zack, Stephen, Holmes, Darren, Jed, Alissa, Caitlin, Josh, Matthew, Peter,...

 
 
 
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It's a new Destructoid today, here's a tour

It's a new Destructoid! The update was mostly set in motion to work better and faster on your mobile devices, but we also introduced a host of new features as well. Of course, with any new site there will be bugs, so please let us know if a...

 
 
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Hang out with Destructoid at PAX Prime 2015

PAX Prime is this weekend. It's a yearly, consumer-focused gaming convention held in rainy Seattle, Washington that always has a large turnout of Destructoid folks. And I'm not just talking about us writerly jagoffs, though we'll be there i...

 
 
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Big site update! New blogging tools, new social stuff

I hate when Facebook moves stuff around. You get comfortable, you just want to go in and do your business, and stuff's not quite where it used to be. So, it's interesting to be on the opposite side of that where my so-called cool ideas with...

 
 
 
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Hello from Destructoid at E3 2015!

[From left to right: Steven, Alessandro Fillari, Brett Makedonski, Kyle MacGregor, Niero] We're not leaving much out of our E3 coverage on the homepage, but if you want to go behinder the scenes, follow us up on Twitter for instantaneous sn...

 
 
 
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HUGE members: Sign up for your monthly Bonus Levels!

A few months ago, we kicked off a fun new perk for our HUGE members: monthly "Bonus Levels" newsletters direct from the Dtoid staff! Every month, you can expect a new letter penned from your favorite staff members sent straight to your e-do...

 
 
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Hello, I'm the new editor-in-chief of Destructoid

I started an account on Destructoid.com back in 2007. Shortly after that I was hired to write a few news posts here and there. Seven years later, I'm lucky enough to call this place a second home. I've created video shows for the site, writ...

 
 
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Where are they now? Ex-Destructoid editors in the biz

As some of you may have heard by now, Dale North (our editor in chief from 2010-2014) will be moving on to sunnier, though less 'toidy skies. You can read that announcement here. It's no secret that Dale and I have definitely punched each ...

 
 
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Destructoid alumnus Aaron Linde joins Gearbox Software

Destructoid alumnus Aaron Linde is now with Gearbox Software, reuniting the famed The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time hater with his longtime Podtoid co-host. "I've been hired specifically to challenge Anthony Burch to singl...

 
 
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HUGE: Destructoid rolls out ad-free memberships

Many of you had said that you enjoy what we do, but you don't enjoy ads.  We get that. Likewise, we wish we could just concentrate on chasing the best stories, not pageviews. We want to offer more, but also respect our readership too m...

 
 
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Browse Destructoid with your arrow keys like a boss

Would you like to browse Destructoid posts by just using your arrow keys? Here you go. The tool was created by the folks at Nextly, a cool browser app that lets you skip from one post to another at the click of a key, and also lets you impo...

 
 
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Dafoe Returns: Try Dtoid's new darker theme

Yep. Try it right above our logo. You will need to Refresh Page to see it affect comments. For those of you blinded by our stark summer redesign I now bring you a fully-featured dark theme, complete with alternate button styles and all that...

 
 
 
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Penny Arcade Report on ad-blocking, breasticles

[Minor update: I moved my CPM real-world stats from the comments to the post so that its more visible] Whether you're an aspiring writer, an established games critic, or a hopeful webmaster building your first gaming site it would behoove y...

 
 
 
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Destructoid turns seven

Our old readers know that I've been wanting this job long before websites existed, so to be here and celebrate 7 years of living the dream really just fills my heart with every passing year. I'm blessed. They still haven't banned me from at...

 
 




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Electric Reaper

Well, one of the webcomics I wanted to read is now only available as a paid That

 
Chris Hovermale

Just watched into the Spider-Verse with my I rarely get excited for movies, but never have I gone from thisll be pretty good! to AAAAAAAAAAA by the

 
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How can Sonic 3 go from the awful Carnival Night Zone with its shitty music and obnoxious, instant death trap riddled level design to Ice Cap Zone which is fucking amazing and has the best music I’ve yet heard in a Sonic Talk about a

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

There is going to be an aggretsuko christmas special in 4 days and Im just now finding out about

 
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Whens David Cage gonna give a

 
Tricerapops

Lootboxes seem to have been datamined in They also appear to be visible to other players when Classy, Did anyone think this was not going to happen when the card-based progression was unvieled? I really used to love that

 
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The intro song to Nu Smash is a bit naff looks pretty

 
MAXIMUM CHRISTMAS

What the fuck? This is a real

 
chlmera

I ended up getting smash because Link, Zelda, and Ive never owned or played it

 
TurboJasper

Perhaps it is a sign of my age but I am increasingly angered by pre-release leaks and dumps of game stories and footage by Its Reaks of undeserved Its taken years for kingdom hearts, just wait a little

 
 

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