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  Watch Video Though it's slowly opening up, the videogame industry is still pretty closed to anyone over a certain age. Most console games are firmly targeted people aged 10-to-30, and that's the way its been for a long time. This is par...   read
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Dtoid's 9th anniversary
  Watch Video Destructoid turned nine today! Can you believe it? This lovely place full of incredible people has been doing its thing for nearly a decade, and it's not slowing down anytime soon. We can keep this wonderful, crazy community ...   read
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PS2 anniversary
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the PlayStation 2. In those 15 years, we've already had two more Sony console releases, but the PS2 is still near and dear to many of our hearts. The console gave us many of our favorite ga...   read
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Happiness
  Watch Video Whenever you're having a rough day, there's nothing better than sitting down and putting on a game that makes you happy just to play it. Something that makes you laugh and smile, helps to relieve stress, or gets you to stop w...   read
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  Watch Video According to at least one cursory analysis, Nintendo's amiibo figurines are a pretty big hit, going toe to toe with Disney and Activision's similar line of game-integrated figures. Pretty impressive, considering they barely d...   read
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Join us next Tuesday at 2:30 for a live show

Happening right now: Join us as Dtoid's editors talk about some videogames. Live. Right here. We're calling it The Core. This is going to be pretty experimental, so we're just going to toss it on a random Twitch.tv channel just for today. J...   read

 
 
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Every year, E3 rolls in surrounded by a sea of hype and anticipation. Sometimes, this hype is surpassed with giant waves of unexpected news and announcements. Other times, the show ends in disappointment, as many of the new g...   read
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E3: Dtoid Discusses: The Nintendo press conference

All three platform holders' E3 press conferences have now come and gone. Nintendo was the last to go, with a briefing scheduled for noon EDT on Tuesday, June 7, and the company had easily the most anticipated press conference of the show. N...   read

 
 
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E3: Dtoid Discusses: The Sony press conference

The Sony Press Conference came and went on Monday. We've had a solid day to digest everything and discuss our reactions to the PS Vita, 3D TV bundles, and the plethora of other Sony-related announcements. Click ahead to read what we th...   read

 
 
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E3: Dtoid Discusses: The Microsoft press conference

The Microsoft Press Conference just came to a close, and we here at Destructoid were working hard during it to get you all the most updated news and images. Now that it is over, though, we have a moment to breathe and let you know what we t...   read

 
 
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This week was crazy! Everyone in the gaming industry was just minding their own business, enjoying the beautiful spring weather, playing indie games on Steam to get Portal 2 released early ... when all of a sudden the most ra...   read
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In the dead of night, Sony lifted the lid on the long-awaited PSP successor, a system codenamed Next Generation Portable. In addition to this, it also revealed a cross-platform mobile gaming service, the PlayStation Suite.&nb...   read
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  Watch Video We came. We played. We drank. We hurt. After a weekend of proper PAX debauchery there's no better way to wind down the last day than on bean bags, comfortably nerd-piled with people that frequently shower.  In the spiri...   read

 
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Maybe two-thirds of what we saw at E3 involved 3D technology. Hell, Sony even had us wearing 3D glasses at their press conference! There was 3D racing, 3D platforming, 3D shooting and even 3D portables with "3D" in the name. ...   read
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Destructoid Discusses: PSP's download dilemma

We heard this morning that all PSP games will be downloadable by October 1st, save for some third-party games from uncooperative companies. This refers to games that will be released from that date on. But what does this mean for the curren...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Discusses: Team Nintendo Go!

There's been many a year where I've hoofed it out of a Nintendo press conference feeling let down, wishing I had heard more that was relevant to my interests. After all, if they were going to f*ck me and leave me hanging, they could have at...   read

 
 
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Pre-E3 09: Destructoid Discusses: PSP NO!

When we first saw the supposed PSP Go leaked images, we were quick to discount them as a fabrications, saying that there's no way that Sony would have released something that looks like that. And then we saw the alleged leaked Qore video, w...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video When you're at GDC, you hear sh*t. We do. We have. So this evening we walked around San Francisco and talked about what we've heard this week and what we think is coming up. The topic: portable gaming, with a focus on downlo...   read

 
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Destructoid Discusses: Metal Gear Solid Touch

 The Metal Gear franchise has made that inevitable jump to the iPhone and iPod Touch with today's release of Metal Gear Solid Touch. Tap, tap, taperoo. You didn't think we were going to let that go without discussing it, did you. Nick ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Discusses: The value of review scores

Everybody else on the internet seems to be talking about review scores, what with the furor over some outlets giving Killzone 2 a less-than-perfect score. I see no reason for us to be different.So, this week's Destructoid Discusses is on th...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Discusses: Is death in gaming dead?

I kinda have death on the brain right now, which led me to pose this week's question to the Dtoid staff. And I learned a valuable lesson: Citing an example in the topic is a good way to derail a conversation to discussing said example for a...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Discusses: Media tie-ins to gaming

Lately, there have been more attempts to branch videogames out to other forms of media. I'm not talking about the (all-too-frequently horrible) adaptations of established properties, rather attempts to tie-in comic books (Prototype), films ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Discusses! The definition of 'retro'

It's time again for another edition of Destructoid Discusses! In the spirit of more community participation, we're doing something a little different with our series of roundtable discussions of gaming topics. Each week, we will be includin...   read

 
 


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Destructoid Discusses: Controllers (featuring Dexter345)

Earlier this afternoon, Dexter345 tipped us on the strange fact that this horrid-looking Wiimote from Nyko took home the CES award for Best of Show. In true Dtoid fashion, this led to an email thread a mile long, throughout the course of wh...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Discusses! iPod touch vs DS, also DSi

In the "news" that the iPod touch will somehow trump the Nintendo DS Lite as the portable handheld of choice, we decided to discuss the merits of both of the systems and how they would effect each other's markets. My take? Persona...   read

 
 
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Im so happy to not be playing GTAV or Mirrors Edge Catalyst for once honestly!

 
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I just started Life Is Strange, and its pretty damn The dream sequences had me sucked in and made me genuinely All in all so far its really (Im only starting Episode

 
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Even Marie knows who the best Squid Sister #TeamCallie

 
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Well, thats Made it up to the top rank for Team Marie, and thus ends my Splatfests for The last push was a struggle, but Im going to miss these Hopefully theyll be back for a

 
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