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Friday Night Fights - Snuggie time

I feel like hot garbage. Woke up just... blech. I feel like the inside of Andy's asshole after a NARP. Heavy, floppy, and grossly wet. Anyway, games. We should play them. I still have to drag my carcass to work, so I won't be on until late,...   read

 
 
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Surprise! Kids are annoying and god awful at Super Meat Boy

Look, I hate these posts as much as the next guy, alright? Kids. Yuck. Some people devote their lives to raising these little piles of germs with suspect motor skills. Even my dumb parents were foolish enough to fall into that trap. Sucker...   read

 
 
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Dumb Idiot Ideas: Reading comments from our Call of Duty video

Max and I were having a laugh at all of the stupid garbage comments on our recent breakout Call of Duty video, and thought it would be a good idea to share the laughter with our not stupid garbage viewers (you).   read

 
 
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Let's look at Tropes Vs. Fat Guys in Videogames

[Dtoid community blogger Benny Disco takes a look at another common gaming trope. Want to see your own blog appear on our front page? Go write something! --Mr Andy Dixon (who is also fat)] After reading Jonathan Holmes' fascinating analysis...   read

 
 
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Virtual reality is the future of treadmills ... I think?

You don't need a gym when you have a 3DS and elliptical machine, I've realized in recent months. Playing Fire Emblem while working my calfs is both great fun and great fitness, yet my mind has been wondering what else is out there. The Vir...   read

 
 
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UK teachers protecting the young with ignorance

Teachers here in Blighty are concerned. They aren't worried about how the curriculum doesn't prepare kids for the real world or how they've simply become training camps for university, no. It's videogames that appear to be getting their kni...   read

 
 
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Study: Wii doesn't make fat kids not fat

Nintendo's Wii and the motion control trend that followed gave seemed like the game industry's answer to inactive youth. As games have grown in popularity, kids have spent less and less time outside and, logically, "active" games are the so...   read

 
 
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Gamer loses 224 pounds playing Rock Band

Note: Our own Jim Sterling confirms that he is not the kid in question. In that strange world where they use odd measurements like stone lives a gamer named Marc Rodwell. Marc's overeating of curry, pizza and soda had him literally breaking...   read

 
 
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Winners of The Destructoid Show's 3DS Destruction Contest

If you watch The Destructoid Show, you'll know we've been doing a contest to give away three Catalyst 3DS cases, sponsored by the fine folks at CM4. Of course, since we're a gaggle of idiot children, the contest was "make a picture of the b...   read

 
 
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Why do the kids love Call of Duty?

I was at GameStop the other day, and there was a family in front of me in line -- a man, a woman, a baby, and what looked like a six-year-old girl. The little girl was wearing a bright green dress and seemed happy about everything. As the f...   read

 
 


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Sundays with Sagat: Affirmative Action for the overweight

This week's Sundays with Sagat is a little different. For one, it's the start of a two-part crossover with this other video series on Destructoid. Secondly, this is one of the only episodes in the series to get an accompanying feature-leng...   read

 
 
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New Rhythm Heaven and Fatal Frame titles totally teased

All this 3DS news is great and all, and I'm totally excited about Mega Man Legends 3D and the new Resident Evil stuff, but on my end, the biggest reveal from tonight's Nintendo Conference was actually related to Nintendo's other system. Thi...   read

 
 
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Fat Princess patch brings all new map, 'Brownie Town'

You know who's fat? The Princess, that's who. She's so fat (and hungry, like fat people, of course) that when her PlayStation Network title gets patched, the developers also have to deliver brownies with it. Yes, Fat Princess will be receiv...   read

 
 
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Microsoft wants Jim Sterling's Avatar to be as fat as him

If the state of Avatars in my Xbox Live Friends list is any indication, all my friends are apparently closet Master Chiefs, attendees of PAX 09, steam punk aficionados and Halo Waypoint award whores. Seriously, that floating ball thing is a...   read

 
 
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DSi LL got a big ol' butt, spotted in the wild

With the DSi LL set to be released in Japan this Saturday, display units have started popping up here and there to help Nintendo promote it. Anoop over at Andriasang got to peep some at the Bic Camera and Tsutaya in Shibuya today, and he co...   read

 
 
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Art imitates life: Bit.Trip VOID in time for Thanksgiving

Bit.Trip VOID is a game that you can play with your family, where you compete to see who can get fatter the fastest. Thanksgiving (link NSFW) is a holiday where families do the same thing, except with more awkward silences and passive aggre...   read

 
 
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ECA wants you to inform the President about gaming

In case you don't watch the news or read a newspaper to stay up-to-date on current trends -- sadly, this is becoming an ever-increasing population -- the United States is in the middle of revamping its healthcare system. A major part of thi...   read

 
 
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Fitness blogger says games need warning labels

A fitness blog called Winston Salem Fitness recently published an editorial calling out the Wii Fit and suggesting that videogames be packaged with a label warning against the possibility of obesity from their use:Overall, I give Nintendo c...   read

 
 
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Obesity Awareness campaign champions 'exergames', whatever the hell that means

What should you do with a fat kid? No, don't lock him in a cage without food for a week, you jerk. Give him some exergames to play. What are exergames, you ask? Oh, just the latest catchphrase that describes videogames that are designed for...   read

 
 
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Wii Fit tells a 10-year-old that she's fat, Nintendo responds

Yes, scoff the day away, tubby girl. A videogame told you that you're fat. Kidding. You're normal, according to this Child/Teen BMI calculator. After the news got out that Wii Fit told a 10-year-old girl that she was "fat," experts jumped o...   read

 
 
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Wii Fit 'traumatizes' kid by calling her overweight

The launch of Wii Fit seemed to go off without a hitch in Japan, but you had to know that as soon as it found itself in the hands of sensitive Westerners, trouble would occur. The game has barely hit the UK, but already the first Wii Fit co...   read

 
 
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Wii Fit gets $89.99 price tag, Nintendo World store pre-order bonus (Update)

Hey Flabby McFlabtown! Nintendo have announced details for this Summer's launch of their new interactive fitness game, Wii Fit! The game will ship bundled with the Wii Balance Board peripheral, and will be available at the Nintendo World st...   read

 
 
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Move over Pocket Pikachu: Ubisoft's pedometer revealed

Do you remember Pocket Pikachu? This was a step tracker disguised as a virtual pet. Your steps and movement would earn you "watts" to feed little Pikachu, and the idea was that you might get your lazy ass off the couch and move ar...   read

 
 
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Can games stop you being a chunky f***er? Play Away the Calories finds out!

Nintendo and London's Science Museum are teaming up to ask the question: Could videogames make you healthier? With Wii Fit hitting Europe in April, Play Away the Calories aims to find out, by inviting both gamers and slimmers to the Dana Ce...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Japan: Wii Fit launches December 1

There was a lot of buzz about Nintendo's weird new foot/exercise peripheral during this year's E3, but we haven't heard much about Wii Fit since then. Now, Famitsu's Express Blog gives us a Japanese release date and price, straight from the...   read

 
 
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I feel like every time I wonder why a character is disfigured it turns out to be an important plot point, like Kubos eye or Elizabeths facial scar must be important, right?

 
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On top of that, I have my Wii back for the first time in a year or Now I can finally play Wario Land: Shake It! Oh, and Im going to that portfolio review/networking thing Wish me luck!

 
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#confessiontoid Ive been itching to post an Havent actually found a good opportunity, so Im hamfisting it into Link in the

 
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just found this in Deus Ex: Mankind This is a thing that really

 

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