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Happy birthday! Destructoid turns five

Update: This is amazing. Destructoid is now five years old. Holy crap, can you believe it?! We've been around since 2006, and it's just unbelievable how much has happened during that time. Our story is quite the unique one: you can find ou...

 
 
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Tekken King of Iron Fist tournament begins in London

For those who have the skills -- or for those that think they do -- on the last Friday of every month, at HMV Gamerbase in Central London between 7pm and 11pm, the Tekken King of Iron Fist Tournament will be taking place.&nbs...

 
 
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Win a PSP, Tactics Ogre: LUCT and Final Fantasy: WotL!

[Update] Contest closed! Winner is nygfan! Thanks to all that entered and to Square Enix for the prizes! Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is coming on February 15 and to celebrate, we've teamed up with the fine folks over at Square Enix ...

 
 
 
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Counter-Strike cheater gets knifed in his head

As if we needed further evidence that videogames are SERIOUS business, an alleged Counter-Strike cheater in Jilin, China was rushed to hospital with a giant kitchen knife jammed into his skull. A group of kids were arguing with the 17-year-...

 
 
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Mr. Destructoid returns to videogames in Raskulls!

Destructoid is pleased to announce that its iconic mascot, the inimitable Mr. Destructoid, is returning to the world of videogames in Halfbrick's upcoming Xbox Live Arcade game, Raskulls. The fearless robot leader of the Destructoid commun...

 
 
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Lucid brings a new twist to block puzzles

In the world of puzzle games involving blocks there isn't much that hasn't been done. Blocks have fallen, been paired, been shot, been organized and they've been grouped. In short, it's a bit difficult to do something new in the block puzzl...

 
 
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Aonuma - 'Nowadays, OoT is not that good'

Here's a pet peeve of mine; people with a rose-tinting deification of Ocarina of Time. For me, that game, along with Mario 64, will always symbolize a personal low-point for my feeling of connection to videogames as a whole. Of course, I un...

 
 
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Bethesda, Splash Damage FPS is a 'genre-breaker'

Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, Bethesda’s European managing direct Sean Brennan says that the publisher has some big things in store for E3. Namely, Brennan says that the first-person shooter title they’re set to reveal at E3 --...

 
 
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Thompson's Utah bill vetoed: Another win for intelligence!

The poorly written and rather pointless HB 353, a videogame/movie bill intended for Utah by Jack Thompson, has been vetoed by Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, thanks to the sloppy writing of the bill itself, and some clever lobbying from the games ...

 
 
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What's the worst thing a game's made you do?

The above picture was taken by Destructoid reader John E. In case you can't make out the shattered remnants, that's a PSP which was utterly annihilated by its owner after a particularly frustrating round of LocoRoco 2. For a game that is su...

 
 
 
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UK Charts: C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER for World at War

Call of Duty: World at War needed just one more week at the top of the chart to claim a record for most number of weeks held leading to a Christmas number one. Unfortunately for Activision, FIFA 09 has claimed the top spot, batting the cyni...

 
 
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Mexicans ruin everything: El Fuerte breaks Street Fighter IV

Uh oh ... it seems that Street Fighter IV might already be facing balance problems with one of its new characters after only a short time in arcades. Debuting pugilist El Feurte has already been discovered to possess an infinite combo, so...

 
 
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Phil Harrison thinks we don't want single player games

Phil Harrison has said that Atari's Alone in the Dark may be among the last of a dying breed, as consumers no longer want single player experiences. "Alone in the Dark is a beautifully crafted single-player adventure game. I don't thin...

 
 
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Ultimate cross-over game is ultimate: Card Sagas Wars

Holy Jimminy Soulja-Boy Christmas. Now this project is totally bananas, and not just because it features Master Chief doing a multi-hit super combo on Mega Man X. What's really insane is that Card Sagas Wars, a presumably fan made game, a...

 
 
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Cashwh0re shirts are finally available and you can win!

Destructoid is proud to announce... well, maybe not proud, but, let's say ashamed to admit? We now have Cashwh0re shirts on sale on our marketplace. Stop reading this post and go buy now! At only $14.95 you can't go wrong. Tralse things&nbs...

 
 
 
 
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Street Fighter: The Later Years - Part 7

The latest installment of Street Fighter: The Later Years continues right where the cliffhanger ending of episode 6 left off. Best of all, we finally get to see E. Honda -- well, his fat anyway.As the fighters gear up and prepare themselves...

 
 
 
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Weekend Destructainment: Smart bombs are sexual

Ladies, we all know the men in your lives value videogames more so than your precious body. Well, thanks to this video, you now know how to convince your boyfriend to do you and play videogames all at the same time! This may be NSFW. Thanks...

 
 
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Miniboss Monday: Money, and the lack thereof

In celebration of the holiday shopping season kicking into high gear, I thought it would be rather fitting to bring forth an unwaivering miniboss of sorts that plagues all who purchase games and the systems needed to play them on. Yes, I am...

 
 
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Valkyrie Sky: The world's first MMO Shoot 'Em Up

Now here's a rather interesting title out of Korea that I'm 99.99% sure that we will never see here in the States. Valkyrie Sky is, as far as I can tell, the world's first cross over between the MMO and Shoot 'Em Up genre.  You can do...

 
 




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Hello Been busy Couple new job Hope you all are well

 
Kesith

It really seems like Final Fantasy XV is a game that added a lot over I should really play it

 
Tohsaka

there goes half the fun at work

 
Tohsaka

Id say thats a pretty good release

 
iam16bit

Gaming Fact of the Day: Origin Systems founder and Ultima creator Richard Garriott released his first game, Akalabeth, at the age of Initially it was sold for $20 and came in a ziploc bag with instructions and cover art printed out on copy

 
absolutfreak

read an article on IGN detailing what $100 got them in Battlefront II (obviously before the crates were This shit was worse than I Ill add the link and some highlights in the

 
Zero Star

Bit surprise that Gamestop actually has some great black friday Some even better than some other Guess the world is

 
Dwavenhobble

Holy fuck, crunching the numbers so far EAs company value has dropped by over 3/4 of a Billion Dollars

 
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Here goes #selfietoid again My sad attempt at facial

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Its uncanny how Nintendo can go years and years making linear Mario games for literally two generations in a row and then all of sudden bang out Odyssey like it was no big Post script, instead of #CatGirlFriday Im instead going with

 
 

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