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Super Mario Run demos are in Apple stores today

When Shigeru Miyamoto and Reggie Fils-Aimé visited The Tonight Show last night, their first objective was to let Jimmy Fallon show off the imminent Super Mario Run. One piece of new information came out of the interview; starting tod...   read

 
 
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If I had Bloxels as a kid, I'd have grown up to be a game developer

Long ago, back when I was just a timid and naive elementary school student, my best friend and I used to pass the time in class designing levels. We both loved video games growing up. He introduced me to Final Fantasy and a few years before...   read

 
 
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This is probably the funniest look at game development I've ever read

Those of you who grew up in the late '90s and early 2000s might remember Sean "Seanbaby" Reiley from his comedy website where he reviewed awful Nintendo games and comic fruit pie ads. Or you might recall some of his articles in EGM or on Cr...   read

 
 
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EyeForcer fights against 'Gameboy Disease' or 'Tech Neck'

I've written before about some of the wackier stuff that we get on the Destructoid tip line. Sometimes, we get tips about Kickstarter projects that have concluded successfully. Niero himself brought this one to our attention after seeing it...   read

 
 
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Watsham announces new IP after Renegade Kid split

It was only yesterday that Brett reported on the divorce between Jools Watsham and Gregg Hargrove of Renegade Kid. Apparently, Mr. Watsham is wasting no time getting himself back out there. Today his new company Atooi announced that it...   read

 
 
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Miitomo is the hottest app in Japan

Many traditional games publishers have tried to succeed on mobile platforms, but few have managed to replicate their success and become fixtures of the iOS and Android marketplaces. Nintendo is off to a hot start, though. The company's firs...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's first mobile game debuts next week

Miitomo is coming to Japan next Thursday, March 17, Nintendo announced today. The Tomodachi Life-esque social networking game will be the first of five mobile applications Nintendo releases over the course of the next year as part...   read

 
 
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Make like Dig Dug and play music while you walk

[Update: the app's creator has renamed it to "Medometer64," because "it was spelled too much like 'pedometer,'" which made it tougher to find.] Have you ever wished that music played whenever you walked like in classic arcade games such as...   read

 
 
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You can download the Fallout 4 Pip-Boy app now

Calling all folks who bought that Fallout 4 Pip Boy Edition what looks like you got a giant novelty gag dog poo on your wrist: Bethesda's Pip-Boy app is live on the App Store and Google Play. Certainly you'll feel alive, too, with yet anoth...   read

 
 
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NBA Live face scanning companion app delayed

Remember how last year, NBA 2K15 had the ability to use a camera to scan in your face, with often horrifying results? Well, NBA Live 16 has a smart phone app designed to offer that same functionality. Unfortunately, the app has been delayed...   read

 
 


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Redeem PSN codes from your photos on your smartphone

People with woefully poor short-term memories who take fifteen years to type in a code (read: me), rejoice - you can now redeem PSN codes directly through the PlayStation App. Image credit: Toki767, NeoGAF The best bit? You can even r...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy portal app coming this summer

Today at its E3 press conference, Square Enix announced the Final Fantasy portal app, a resource that looks to "provide any and all information related to Final Fantasy." An English version is slated to launch on smartphones and tablet devi...   read

 
 
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Soapstone app lets you leave Dark Souls messages in real life

You know those helpful messages scattered on the ground in Dark Souls games, such as "Illusory wall ahead" or "Try jumping," which are never misleading? Well, now you can leave your own cryptic messages in real life with the Soapstone app f...   read

 
 
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Feeling bulletproof: Steam authentication available now on Android

Little known fact: My Steam account has been locked for a few months now because someone from China or Russia attempted to get into my account. Sadly, they keep trying, so I've kept the thing on lock while I focus on my console endeavors. T...   read

 
 
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Sweet background music: Spotify on PS4 is a worthwhile addition

Depending on who you ask, Spotify is a good to awful music streaming service. I've stuck with it for years and don't have too many complaints. The new PlayStation Music initiative, which is powered by Spotify and replaces Sony's own Music U...   read

 
 
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Overdog's a new service that puts you in games with people of similar interests

Playing videogames online with strangers can be a crap shoot. Sometimes you'll get matched up with interesting, engaging, and respectable people. Other times (maybe more often than not), you won't be able to stand the person on the other en...   read

 
 
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Sony cuts YouTube, Maps app on PlayStation Vita

Sony is removing PlayStation Vita applications! Get out your torches and pitchforks! The company announced today the portable's Maps app and some features of that Near social network thing nobody ever used are going away in a...   read

 
 
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Spotify on PS4

Sony partners with Spotify, shutters Music Unlimited

Spotify is coming to PlayStation Network this spring, Sony and Spotify announced today. The streaming service will launch via a new "music destination" called PlayStation Music, which will allow users to link their PSN accounts to Spotify a...   read

 
 
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RuPaul on drag, games, and those who fear a changing world

RuPaul has taken just about every form of media by storm. Film, music, talk shows, reality shows, live performances, comedy, drama: You name it, Ru's tried it. Now she can also scratch game development off the list as well. Dragopolis 2.0 ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Mii mobile app

Nintendo launching first smartphone app next year

Nintendo is releasing a Mii app for mobile devices in 2015, company president Satoru Iwata revealed during a recent investor Q&A session. Earlier this year, Nintendo expressed an interest in leveraging smartphones to promote its pr...   read

 
 
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FFFF DOMINO'S PIZZA APP COMING TO XBOX ONE

Domino's Pizza and Microsoft, bless 'em, are cooking up a pizza delivery app for Xbox One. Yep. Soon you'll be able to yell "Domino's feed, me" at your TV and pizza will magically arrive at your door. The best part? There's no need to put ...   read

 
 
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Watch Vine on Xbox One starting today

I almost made a Vine about Vine being on Xbox One. I was thinking about using Bruh or something, but ultimately decided against it.  I'm disgustingly addicted to Vine. Ask Brett Makedonski or anyone that has traveled with me. I starte...   read

 
 
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Xbox Live has a dedicated weather news app now

Xbox Live does just about everything, now including streaming weather news. WeatherNation has launched for the Xbox 360, bringing 24/7 streaming weather news to users, straight from their television network. It will also feature on-demand s...   read

 
 
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Razer releases Cortex game deal price comparison engine

Razer has added some new software to its host of programs with Cortex, a frontend where players can shop and compare prices for games, launch games, boost computer performance, back up saves, and record in-game footage. It includes a host o...   read

 
 
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Scritch, scratch, and remix your favorite chiptunes with Gambi

Gambi is an interesting app that allows you to remix and play around with chiptunes. It includes a free track that you can mess about with, though the actual app itself is $7, if you want to take the plunge. The layout is quite attractive,...   read

 
 



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