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Why we should celebrate extra options in games

Right – let me start this article by exposing my biases. Namely, one of the first games I played to the point of obsession was The Sims, and as everyone knows, The Sims is a highly modular game. Since the very beginning, the Sims seri...

 
 
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My favorite places in video games

[For some folks, playing a game means more than taking in the gameplay or the characters. For people like JPF720, the scenery can be just as big a part of the experience as actually playing. Join him as he revisits some of his favorite plac...

 
 
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Atlus teases new Catherine game

Aimed at new recruits, Atlus had a 30-minute "Golden Employment Special" featuring interviews with staff of the newly founded Studio Zero. The title is a play on the television program in Catherine titled "Golden Playhouse" and is...

 
 
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Experience Points .04: Catherine

Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a part of the soun...

 
 
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The nine worst girlfriends in videogames

If you’re anything like me, Valentine’s Day is a very special time of year. A time to be reminded that your crippling social anxieties and complete lack of desirable personality traits mean you’re likely to spend the rest ...

 
 
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HOJAEFJAAM: Atlus having an amazing summer sale on PSN

Summer is here and that probably means you're spending a lot of time inside nice air-conditioned buildings trying to get away from the scorching heat. Unfortunately AC is expensive, but the kind folks at Atlus are a thoughtful bun...

 
 
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Atlus earnings: Catherine sells nearly 500,000 worldwide

Atlus has revealed some figures in its earnings report, but it's in Japanese which is all bukkake to me. Luckily Andriasang has translated some key info. Catherine sold 260,000 units in Japan and 230,000 internationally, on Xbox 360 and PS3...

 
 
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Catherine finally reaching Australian shores

Atlus' puzzle-horror adventure Catherine has had the most diverse reactions of a videogame in recent memory. Fortunately, now Australians can decide for themselves as the game has just been announced to be released later this year. This new...

 
 
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Were there plans to bring Catherine to the PC?

The VG Resource did a little spelunking recently with an Xbox 360 copy of Catherine. By digging through the code, they were able to turn up a bunch of unused images from the game in addition to a user interface template sheet. Strangely, th...

 
 
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Catherine helps Mega64 win the ladies over

The latest offering from Mega64 actually has one of the most straightforward set-ups. There are no props. No cameos. No other starring members except Rocco. It turns out that the subject matter of Catherine is weird enough on its own to pr...

 
 
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Hey, Sheep: Catherine sells 200,000 copies in one week

We heard earlier that Catherine broke all sales records for Atlus USA, but now a new tweet from the company lets us know just how well they did. As you can see, 200,000 copies of Catherine sold in the first week! That's a lot of sheep, drea...

 
 
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Catherine breaks Atlus sales records

Catherine's still new but the action title has already become Atlus' biggest launch title ever. There's no solid sales numbers yet, but it's still safe to say that  in Atlus' 20 year history, no game has moved more copies at launch. Go...

 
 
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Catherine gets a European publisher

While Atlus said this week that there are "no plans" to localize Catherine for Europe, Deep Silver has stepped up to say otherwise. The Dead Island publisher will be bringing everybody's favorite sex-themed puzzle-horror game to the PAL reg...

 
 
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New Destructoid Episode: Mega Catherine Infestation!

Hey gang, another helping of cold-blood Destructoid Show street justice for you. First, Mega Man Legends 3 is cancelled, and Jonathan Holmes needs a hug. Some hoodlums were so mad, they vandalized the Wikipedias! But hey, on the bright sid...

 
 
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Review: Catherine

Meet Vincent Brooks. He's probably a lot like you. At 32 years of age, Vincent is unambitious and in a long-term relationship with the dependable but frustrated Katherine who has been dropping not-so-subtle hints about marriage. Most of his...

 
 
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Catherine 'Love Is Over' deluxe unboxing video

We've ripped the wrapper off a brand new, early copy of the deluxe edition Catherine boxset. This "Love is Over" edition goes for about $79.99 and includes a copy of the game (both Xbox 360 and PS3 are available), a naughty pillowcase, a...

 
 
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Catherine: The Final Preview (Yes, it's easier!)

I beat the final, North American retail version of Catherine yesterday. I know I've previewed the Japanese release, and then later previewed code from E3 earlier this year, but this is the final preview coming from me ahead of our official ...

 
 
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Jimpressions: Catherine demo

Alarm bells for Catherine were set when nothing more than screenshots and promises were released, yet I ignored them because it looked so delightfully weird. When the gameplay was shown, I finally sensed concern, and suggested that it might...

 
 




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I know its a really popular franchise and the new game is a great success in every way that matters, but can we stop pretending Kratos is a hero with rage issues, when he had no qualms about murdering defenseless innocent people last time you saw him?

 
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Oh wow, I just noticed in GoW that breaking the little destructible objects in the environment refills your Rage meter a tad with every I love doing that in games, and to have it actually feed into gameplay benefits besides just finding stuff?

 
 

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