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Iwata: Nintendo going third party is bad in the long term

Nintendo should go third party, they say. "Nintendo should have their IP on every platform," they say. No matter how many times CEO Satoru Iwata or anybody in Nintendo management have repeated themselves, there's always some new chucklehead...

 
 
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Pokemon Black & White 2 net over 1 million JP pre-orders

Remember when your parents told you Pokemon was just a fad? Oh how wrong they were. Sixteen years later, and Pokemon Black & White 2 is still selling like hotcakes. A recent report suggests that there were 1.16 million pre-orders for Bl...

 
 
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PSVita Uncharted and Resistance to get multiplayer

During my time with the Vita last week (more on that later), I managed to dig up some interesting little nuggets regarding Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Resistance: Burning Skies. Now, these may seem like no brainers, but I feel like the...

 
 
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Mind blown! You can play games in 2D on a 3DS!

Nintendo of Europe has posted a banner ad on their home page for the upcoming Metallic Red 3DS model. In addition to sporting a fiery finish, this latest 3DS also comes packed with some incredible new features. Not only can you now play you...

 
 
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Shocking: Desmond's tale to continue after AC:Revelations

In a twist that is a unsurprising as James Bond not dying at the end of a movie, Assassin's Creed: Revelations' lead writer Darby McDevitt ("It's DeWitt!") has told CVG that the upcoming game "won't answer everything because Desmond's story...

 
 
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Chris Evans to voice, look like Captain America in game

Sega has announced today that Chris Evans, the star of the upcoming Captain America film, will voice and lend his likeness to the character in the upcoming game. That is, of course, if you hadn't already made this assumption when you saw Ev...

 
 
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Kid Icarus dev suggests steady hands for 3DS enjoyment

This seems like a bit of a Captain Obvious post, but everybody's treating Masahiro Sakurai's comments like a big deal, so you might want to know. Basically, the Kid Icarus Uprising director has stated that you'll want a set of steady h...

 
 
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SEGA has three major Sonic announcements in 2011

A SEGA marketing ape has loosened his jaw in the latest Game Informer to reveal that "two of three" big Sonic the Hedgehog announcements are coming in the early portions of 2011. SEGA with some Sonic news ... what a unique concept! "We're l...

 
 
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Analyst believes GTA V "likely" in 2012

"Janco Partners" analyst Mike Hickey gave some predictions for Take-Two today. Why? Because he believes the publisher will make enough money to remain profitable even if a new GTA doesn't come out during the next fiscal year (April 1 2011 -...

 
 
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No DLC for GoldenEye 007

After having it bluntly confirmed that GoldenEye 007 would indeed have no DLC whatsoever, I struggled with whether or not to top this story off with our intrepid hero, Captain Obvious. On the one hand games on the Wii just don't get DLC, bu...

 
 
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Obsidian planning Fallout: New Vegas downloadable content

Bethesda's Fallout 3 set the bar for post-release support in this console generation with its robust package of five add-ons: "Operation: Anchorage," "The Pitt," "Broken Steel," "Point Lookout," and "Mothership Zeta." When I asked Fallout: ...

 
 
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Fallout: New Vegas drawing more pre-orders than Fallout 3

It seems that there is demand for Obsidian's Fallout: New Vegas, so much so that the pre-orders for the post-apocalyptic role-playing game are far exceeding those for the series' previous title, Fallout 3. That's what MCV is reporting from ...

 
 
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NPD survey suggests more band-specific music games coming

With the upcoming release of Green Day: Rock Band this June, you'd think that maybe MTV and Activision would give the single-band game thing a rest. Of course, you'd be sorely mistaken. Destructoid reader Dexter345 sent us a screencap ...

 
 
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Breaking: Avalanche not working on a puzzle game

As production on Just Cause 2 wraps up, the team at Avalanche Studios has begun dedicating more and more time to an upcoming project. Speaking to IncGamers, lead designer Peter Johansson was willing to let a few minor details slip. "We're a...

 
 
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Capcom: 'If you make a good game, people will buy it'

A lot of publishers have been having trouble figuring out how to make more money off their Wii games. We've heard from some folks at Capcom say that "hardcore" gamers have moved on from the Wii, or that there was never an consistent audienc...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: God of War IV will happen

What’s left for Kratos after God of War III? It looks like the spirited man who spits in the faces of gods and titans will resume his role as the spirited man who spits in the faces of gods and titans.In a not-so-recent interview with...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Movie tie-ins generally a piece of crap

Every now and then, we need somebody to tell us something we already knew, and that somebody right now is Bob Jacob, Cinemaware co-founder. Jacob blames the business model of a licensed game, wherein it has to be rushed to coincide with the...

 
 
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More Call of Duty and Guitar Hero coming in 2010

There have been plenty of stories over the years that Captain Obvious has posted, but I feel this might be his greatest achievement. Yes, the power to state the obvious has been granted to Activison and they've used it with great skill. Hol...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Witcher 2 confirmed as a real thing

Yesterday, a video trailer for The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings was leaked online, prompting plenty of speculation and rudderless gossip about a followup to the well regarded PC RPG. Realizing that what has been seen cannot be unseen, devel...

 
 
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GameStop holding Madden midnight launch events

For some reason, GameStop has felt the need to announce that its stores will be holding Madden NFL 10 midnight launch events at more than 3,000 of its U.S. locations this Thursday, August 13. Uh, surprise? The retailer is promising &qu...

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIII's release date will be announced shortly

I want to be jaded and scowl every time Square Enix makes some sort of announcement in regards to Final Fantasy XIII, but I have to be honest with myself: ever since that Japanese demo came out and I got to watch some video of it I've been ...

 
 
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Too much gaming time may raise kids' blood pressure

Lots of things can raise your blood pressure -- traffic jams, stressful days at work, pictures of mostly naked girls writhing on a bed of cherries. Apparently the latest in this list is videogames, according to a study found over at HealthD...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Wii play healthier than sitting on your ass

Here comes some BREAKING news, folks. Get ready for it: a recent study posted on The Hindu reports that playing games on the Nintendo Wii that require physical movement are better for you than games where you simply sit in front of your com...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: No Master Chief in Halo ODST

MTV Multiplayer asked Bungie's Brian Jarrard whether the Master Chief would be making an appearnce in Halo ODST. The answer: No. Duh. ODST takes place on Earth in between the events of Halo 2 and 3. The Chief is off on another Halo in some ...

 
 
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Captain Obvious: We'll see Master Chief again, in something

So, yesterday, Captain Obvious and I were kicking it real cool. We played some games and went out for drinks. After half a martini, Obvious was spewing all sorts of hot, insider industry news. He told me that Nintendo will develop another M...

 
 




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Seymour

So, this guy was giving off heavy right-wing conspiracy nutter energy after having seen two separate comments of his accuse people of being Check his history and, boom, Breitbart Im the motherfucking House MD of Disqus

 
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Random I guess but give me some good recentish game reccomendations that are between Birthday is the 23rd of this month and my older sister wants me to get me a Have way too much art/hobby stuff already so I am thinking of a game

 
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Kerrik52

I dont know whats better, the editing, or the writing thats so on-point that it sounds Metal Gear is so silly, I wish some other series would take up the mantle from its withered

 
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streetmagik3

Got the Platinum for Astro Bot! Yay me, lol! I realized I had like 80% of the trophies, and spent a couple hours, doing what I could have done in 30 minutes, lol! Theres 2 sets of trophies, though you can get the Platinum with Im drinking blah blah

 
Electric Reaper

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GoofierBrute

Im almost 15 hours into Bravely Default II, and I have no idea if I like it or

 
Mamekuma

The Promised Neverland season 1 really is as good as most people Its the first anime in years I NEEDED to binge until the I will be avoiding Season 2 no question and skipping straight to the manga, I think I can afford $20/year for the app

 
 

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