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Pachter: Incorrect once a week, only fanboys care

Industry analyst Michael "shiny testes" Pachter is a little bit tired of gamers arguing over his words. While he admits he doesn't seem to go a week without being incorrect, he defends himself in Game Informer by saying that his words are f...   read

 
 
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Jaffe to Destructoid: Can't I have an opinion!?

Twisted Metal director David Jaffe upset a number of our more mental Xbox 360 fanboys yesterday when we quoted his comments on console exclusivity. After earning a torrent of vitriol from various community members for flying the Sony colors...   read

 
 
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Sonic Team justifies Sonic 4's notorious physics

I never had a problem with Sonic 4's physics, but "fans" around the world are furious. Just do a Youtube search for "Sonic 4 physics" and you'll see a legion of rage-fueled videos from confirmed virgins. Sonic Team director Takashi Iiz...   read

 
 
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Codies: Gran Turismo 5 'could be accused' of being boring

It seems everybody's lining up to have a crack at Gran Turismo 5. Electronic Arts has said that the game was sterile compared to Need For Speed, and now that giant of the racing genre, Codemasters, has said that the PS3 exclusive can't comp...   read

 
 
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Enslaved writer got 'f*cking sick' of his PS3

28 Days Later and Enslaved: Odyssey to the West writer Alex Garland has confessed that he only bothered to play Heavenly Sword after meeting its developer, due to his being "f*cking sick" of the PS3. "There weren't any original games that r...   read

 
 
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Fans fix DmC's Dante, make him look worse

Surprise, surprise. The backlash over DmC's "new" Dante has reached its inevitable conclusion, with fans taking it upon themselves to play designer and give the protagonist's controversial appearance a brand new makeover. The only trouble i...   read

 
 
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E3 10: Browsing through Battlestar Galactica Online

For fans of the Battlestar Galactica, the frakkin universe of polygamist, polytheistic humans versus the monotheistic robotic Cylons is a clusterfrak of frakkin proportions. Now that the show ended and the spin-off, Caprica, is doing so wel...   read

 
 
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Sometimes, game makers lie

Whether they intend to or not, game makers lie. Sometimes they do it on purpose and sometimes things just happen that they have no control over. I still feel for Capcom's Shinji Mikami when he said that he would commit suicide if Resident E...   read

 
 
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Mega Man fan film out on May 7

Iron Man 2 won't be the only movie dealing with robots on May 7. Eddie Lebron's epic Mega Man: The Fan Film movie is finally done! The full length movie will be out in two weeks time and you'll be able to catch it over on Screw Attack. The ...   read

 
 
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Ekans haters boo Final Fantasy XIII 360 at launch event

This is ... amazing. Amazing beyond words. At the Final Fantasy XIII launch event in London, people who hate Ekans showed just how much of a raw nerve the game's multiplatform status is. At the mere mention of the Xbox 360 version of the g...   read

 
 
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2K Marin: The console wars are 'a bit silly'

During our interview with 2K Marin concerning BioShock 2, we couldn't resist asking about fanboyism and the console wars. BioShock was, itself, at the center of a battle between Xbox 360 loyalists and Sony insurgents, as its prior 360 exclu...   read

 
 
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Greenberg: Fanboyism is like rooting for a sports team

We've been chatting with Microsoft minister of propaganda Aaron Greenberg, wanting to crack open his head like a big beautiful coconut and gorge on the milk inside. Greenberg is a man known for sparking controversy with his statements, and ...   read

 
 
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Cameron thinks Halo fanboys should STFU about Avatar

James Cameron, director, visionary and broodmother of James Cameron Presents James Cameron's Avatar Made By James Cameron, believes that videogame nerds, especially Halo fans, need to shut their holes about his latest epic movie. "The funni...   read

 
 
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Fanboyism should be called religous fandamentalism

We've all seen fanboys before. Ranting and raving, upsetting themselves by pretending that other people are trying to upset them, feeling persecuted while happily persecuting others. Wait, did I just describe fanboys or religious fundamenta...   read

 
 
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The Associated Press' top ten games of 2009

Following on from Time magazine's top ten games of the year, the Associated Press has chimed in with a list of its own. Unlike the eclectic and rather strange top ten of Time, it seems that AP has taken a walk on the safer side, picking a m...   read

 
 
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IGN readers HATE Modern Warfare 2

Prepare your sides for the splitting of a lifetime, because this is comedy you just can't buy! IGN officially gave the PC version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 a 9.5, but when you compare it to the average reader review, something doesn...   read

 
 
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Insomniac bummed over Resistance 2 fan response

Developers make games for the fans -- or at least they say they do. A lot of times I think it's for the money, but in the case of Insomniac we'll give them the benefit of the doubt. Since they make games because they want people to enjoy th...   read

 
 
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Console fanboys make Infinity Ward angry

Did you know what when Infinity Ward revealed the packshot for Modern Warfare 2, some people were bitching and whining that an Xbox 360 box was revealed and not a PS3 one, even though they basically look the same? Seriously, that is what pe...   read

 
 
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Metal Gear Solid fan movie looks pretty good

I say looks pretty good because I haven’t watched Metal Gear Solid Philanthropy yet. This fan made movie is 70 minutes long and I’m feeling way too A.D.D. to focus on one thing at the moment. Topless Robot watched some of it at...   read

 
 
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Fact: PS3 fanboys are the worst

[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our moms raised us...   read

 
 
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Talking to the Needlemouse: The Emerald Hills developers

There's been a lot of talk about the brand new, 2D, high-definition Sonic game. It's been something people have wanted for a long time, and the idea that this could be a sort of “Sonic 4” is pretty damn amazing. We've even got...   read

 
 
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Team 17 calls Microsoft bribe accusations 'bollocks'

Worms enjoyed an exclusive period of time on Xbox Live Arcade before gracing other digital platforms with its presence, and Team 17's other big revival, Alien Breed: Evolution, appears to be doing the same thing. Of course, with third party...   read

 
 
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Fan made Star Fox project looks pretty amazing

Star Fox: Shadows of Lylat is a fan made Star Fox project that has been in the works for six years now. Six years is a long time for a fan project but there’s a lot on offer here. Space and ground missions, co-op, multiplayer, a dee...   read

 
 
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New Metroid II fan remake trailer gives me the fish sweats

My God this game is looking incredible.After more than a year in production (and after a fair share of Destructoid posts about it), the fan remake of underrated Game Boy game Metroid II: Return of Samus is nearing completion. Now, before yo...   read

 
 
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How Killzone 2 is blatantly better than Halo 3

Killzone 2 launched exclusively for the PlayStation 3 this Friday, generating much bias from biased people who are biased. It also sold quite a few copies and has been setting the PlayStation Network afire with grenade spam and shotgun ramp...   read

 
 
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