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Major gaming subreddits go dark over employee being fired from reddit

[Update: There is now a live thread of what is happening as it happens that you can see here. There is a report that Victoria was fired not due to the Jesse Jackson AMA but for taking a stand against commercializing AMAs and other thin...   read

 
 
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Firefighters blame Wii for RV fire

Firefighters in Colorado Springs are blaming a Wii for starting a RV fire. They believe the Wii console itself, and not the cables, started the fire. According the victim the console was turned off when the fire was started by a spark comin...   read

 
 
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Flame Over fires up the Vita this March

The Vita means life. And what a life it's having. Even though its overall sales pale in comparison to the likes of the 3DS, the system is an indie lovers dream and is home to some of the most underrated games in the past few years. Flame O...   read

 
 
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Mighty Switch Force 2 screens burst on the scene

Austin Ivansmith from WayForward was gracious enough to announce Mighty Switch Force 2 a few weeks back, and now we have the official screen and press release to get us properly informed. Series star Patricia Wagon has gone from roundi...   read

 
 



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Mighty Switch Force 2 teaser screens spit hot fire

A pair of teaser images have appeared on WayForward's Twitter page. The first is a seemingly in-game image of baby sitting alone on the sidewalk as the city around him burns to the ground, with the caption, "Who's ready to Switch it UP?" Th...   read

 
 
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How I learned to love the videogame flamethrower

I was never a fan of flamethrowers in videogames. I am not sure exactly where this started, but I have a pretty good idea: When I used to play Contra III: The Alien Wars with friends, I would do anything to avoid getting the “F”...   read

 
 
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Fireplacing footage is hot, hot, hot!!!

Oh, my dear friends ... could it be true!? Could we really be seeing the birth of the Wii's very first fireplace game? Yes, your eyes deceive you not, our dreams have all come true this chilly winter's morn. Fireplacing is real, and this f...   read

 
 
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Would-be arsonist thwarted after bragging on game site

A wannabe UK arsonist has been intercepted and arrested by police after he was caught bragging about his intended actions on gaming portal Newgrounds. The 16-year-old moron was spotted by a Montreal man who took the threat seriously enough ...   read

 
 
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Burn Zombie Burn videos: Get 'em while they're hot, and sort of rotting

With zombie games enjoying a bit of a revival as of late, it should be no surprise that digital games are getting in on the undead fun. Double Six will be bringing Burn Zombie Burn, a frantic score attack zombiethon, to the PSN in the near ...   read

 
 



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Teenager torches warehouse because he's rubbish at games

Some of us are content to throw our controllers or fling the disc across the room, but one Korean teen has dealt with his gaming frustration a little more .. . And by that I mean he burned a warehouse down. As is the done thing. The 15-year...   read

 
 
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Fight fires for 'real' with Real Heroes: Firefighters for the Wii

"Running into a burning building" can be found on my ever-growing list, "Things I Will Never Do Because I'm a Pussy." I understand and respect the role of firefighters, whether they're braving a blaze to save the life of...   read

 
 
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Paging Tazar and Snaileb to Cancun - Congrats to our Dtoid fanboy winners!

 The backstory: Destructoid turned two (or twenty), so we're putting babies in people in Cancun next week to celebrate and this year we wanted to fly Destructoid's biggest fanboy and a friend to join us. So who should that person be th...   read

 
 
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PSP fire may have been caused by third party charger (not the fires of puberty)

You may recollect a news report we brought you in early February about a middle school student whose PSP caught fire in his pants, causing second degree burns and likely making the poor kid the butt of jokes for weeks afterward. It seems re...   read

 
 
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GameFAQs poster burns down church, did it for the lulz

Proving that the GameFAQs community members can always get stupider, a teenage boy bragged on the gaming advice site's message board about burning down a Pamyra church, adding that he was "LOLing" over the arson attack. Jediknight...   read

 
 



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TGS 2007: Rainy Woods: David Lynch just called his lawyers

Rainy Woods is described on the GameVideos website as "Silent Hill meets Twin Peaks" and aside from their desperately needing to ground the analogy with a video game reference lest it be lost on an audience completely oblivious ...   read

 
 
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Neon Genesis Evangelion: Battle Orchestra; my mind is blown

Thanks to Siliconera we get a prismatic view of Japan's confusing, wacky, and often surrealist culture that seems to be a broken mirror reflection of our own. I'm sure there's an analogue to be found here within an anime abou...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's games of the week for 06/10/07: HR nightmare edition!

To whom it may concern, It has come to my attention that the smoke detectors in the lavatories are made entirely out of Papier-mâché. While they make for decorative and festive accoutrements in an otherwise sterile restroom ...   read

 
 
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Podtoid 25: The owls are not what they seem edition!

Tonight, we're recording the thrilling conclusion to Podtoid 24, Podtoid 25. Will we answer all of the lingering issues of last week's podcast? Who killed Laura Palmer? What the hell is that midget saying? All these questions and mo...   read

 
 
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You got Awkward Cannon!

Larry David, the maestro behind such seminal television masterworks as Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm, has absolutely no interest in portraying the theoretical daily struggles of characters that exist almost entirely within video games...   read

 
 



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Sony Gamers Day 2007: Lair

Playing Lair this week was the first time that I can say the gameplay actually was good enough to stand up next to its graphical dominance. Every other time I've played the game, the SIXAXIS controls and chaos of Lair made the title d...   read

 
 
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Letters to the robot: LA fires, hot homeless people, and an easy way to Wii

We receive all kinds of email at Destructoid. We mostly get death threats, naked women covered in video games, news tips, legal threats, polar bear ransom letters, and desperate pleas for Summa's home address. Once in a blue moon, howe...   read

 
 
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Human Head Studios office damaged in fire

Human Head Studios, creators of Prey and owners of an oddly disturbing Dr. Octopus-esque website, are probably in the market for a new office, since theirs was wrecked partially damaged in a fire this morning.  Channel3000 is reportin...   read

 
 
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PSP $169 price drop. Idea: keep waiting

A variety of sources with more child labor than us are reporting that the PSP will drop to $169 tomorrow, making it still $50 more expensive than the world's most succesful video game console ever. Talk about a tough act to follow! ...   read

 
 


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Rockstar advertises GTA4 trailer; we've reached the apex of meta

The above video was culled from a half hour long chunk of programming on the FX network (y'know, the one that brought you the violent, non-Commish Michael Chiklis). Apparently it's a countdown to the premiere of the actual Grand T...   read

 
 
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I was pretty tough on this PS+ line up, but after reading reviews of Rebel Galaxy from multiple sites, Im pretty Dtoids own review was one of the lower at but its metacritic was over Im

 
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I was pretty tough on this PS+ line up, but after reading reviews of Rebel Galaxy from multiple sites, Im pretty Dtoids own review was one of the lower at but its metacritic was over Im

 
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