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Deals blog: Six game development courses under $10 each

You obviously love gaming just by virtue of the fact that you’re here. Wouldn’t it be cool to make gaming more than a lifestyle, though, and actually make it your life? You can do it, I believe in you, and to show you just how m...

 
 
 
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Deals blog: Meat. Delivered to your door

What does meat have to do with videogames, you say? Oh, c'mon. Surely you've whipped a cinder block or two in your childhood that somehow produced an energy-filling pork chop. If heroes of old haven't protein-reinforced your walls and ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Deals blog: Meet the Fort Knox of VPNs

You internet, yes? Yes. You want the stuff on your computer to stay on your computer, yes? Yes. You need a top-rated VPN to do it, yes? Yes: grab a subscription to the five-star Shimo VPN for $19 at the Destructoid Store.

 
 
 
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No Man's Sky advertising under investigation

Nearly two months after its launch, No Man's Sky can't seem to catch a break. Eurogamer has confirmed that the United Kingdom's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is launching an investigation into No Man's Sky's advertising af...

 
 
 
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Blackboard ode to Dragon Quest spans Tokyo subway

Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End launches this week in Japan and Square Enix is celebrating with a chalk-on-blackboard art campaign culminating in this lengthy piece across a wall in Shinjuku's subway sta...

 
 
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Sony and Microsoft are competing for the Star Wars crowd

Statistically speaking, every single person on earth will go see Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weekend (sample size: my Twitter timeline and Facebook feed). Before the main attraction begins, many of those people are going to get a...

 
 
 
 
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Zynga is now gamifying ads with branded levels

Zynga, the company that brought you FarmVille and drove Draw Something into the ground, has found a new way to force advertisements into its cancerous products: sponsored levels. The evil corporate Mary Poppins' new business strategy t...

 
 
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This Japanese Tearway PS4 advert is fascinating

I have a real soft spot in my heart for Japanese gaming advertisements. I love the conviction, the wackiness, and the passion-filled songs that just don't seem to have made it to advertising back here in the Western world.  Today, we w...

 
 
 
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Rude old PC ad suggests all men are casual console babies

Can you believe this 3Dfx ad from the 90s recently unearthed online by Felipe Pepe? In the era of "attitude" (or just 'tude), 3Dfx had the gall to suggest all men, the fairer sex not graced with breasts, are all casual console babies. "We o...

 
 
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Hey, did anyone ever figure out this bizarre PS2 ad?

I genuinely, genuinely miss Sony's auteur ad period. Like, the Kevin Butler stuff was cute and fun. The more recent, schmaltzy "for the player" stuff -- typical high production action-packed sets stuffed with professional costuming and "reg...

 
 
 
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Class action lawsuit filed against NVIDIA over GTX 970 card

For those unfamiliar with the plight of the PC master race, there has been an ongoing debacle surrounding NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 970 video card. Users have been complaining that the advertised performance hasn't been up to snuff. As is the ca...

 
 
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Bud Light turns man into Pac-Man in Super Bowl ad

Bud Light has released one of the ads which will air during the upcoming Super Bowl XLIX, in which an unsuspecting beer consumer becomes the player of a fully-realized, physical Pac-Man game while a live DJ spins music in a rave environmen...

 
 
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Sony settles over deceptive PlayStation Vita ads

Following Federal Trade Commission charges over false advertising in late 2011 and early 2012, Sony has agreed to give consumers who purchased a PlayStation Vita before June 1, 2012 "either a $25 cash or credit refund, or a $50 merchandise ...

 
 
 
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Microsoft secretly pays YouTubers to advertise Xbox One

[Update: In a statement, Microsoft said it "was not aware of individual contracts Machinima had with their content providers as part of this promotion and we didn’t provide feedback on any of the videos. We have asked Machinima to n...

 
 




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Rust"This is the way the world ends"

 

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