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Haggar for President

Citizens, unite: vote Mike Haggar

[Another gem from Destructoid's Golden Archives, this our most popular story of April 2008] As you’ve no doubt been following the prospective U.S. presidential nominees, you must be asking yourself several questions: Who should I...   read

 
 
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Dreams can come true: A real-life Umbrella Corp. umbrella

Resident Evil Zero is one of the few non-Outbreak games in the series I haven't gotten around to playing. I imagine there are many of you in a similar position, so listen up. While you could get a used copy of the Gamecube version for cheap...   read

 
 
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Season 2 of The Jace Hall Show gets up in your grill

I'm a fan of The Jace Hall Show, and I'm not just saying that because Hall is twice my size and could splatter my head like a watermelon with his gigantic hands. The online gaming show is genuinely entertaining, hitting developers behind-th...   read

 
 
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The nine levels of 'Cosplay Hell' will burn your eyes

I actually have a lot of respect for cosplayers. The dedication it takes to fashion an outfit based on your favorite videogame, comic book, or American Idol contestant is astounding. Truly, we've seen some amazing displays of skill and atte...   read

 
 



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The Little Convention That Could: A look back at TooManyGames 6

For those of you out there who might be scratching their heads, wondering, "TooManyGames? Whazzat?!", let me be the one to tell you that you should remember that name well — for in the future, TMG will become a staple conven...   read

 
 
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US Games industry salary averaged $73,600 in 2007

Games industry bloggers? Not so much (no offense, boss). The $73,600 American industry average is only up a few hundred dollars from the 2006 average, according to Game Developer magazine's seventh annual survey. We know that (most of) the ...   read

 
 
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Uwe Boll graces G4 studios, reminds us why we need him to continue on

Following up his no holds barred rant on the Internet, the man who has somehow managed to do the seemingly impossible (get even less respect than Rodney Dangerfield), gives Kevin Pereira the down and dirty about why he said what he did. T...   read

 
 
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Trent Reznor likes it when you cry: The Perfect Drug on expert

Yesterday met with three Nine Inch Nails tracks being added to the vast roster of downloadable content for Rock Band, and in the days leading up to the songs' availability Rock Band aficionados and angsty teenagers alike were atwitter with ...   read

 
 
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GDC 08: Peter Molyneux, private meeting edition

At GDC, we often get the chance to attend private meetings with developers to talk about their upcoming releases. This gives us a chance to hear about all the game related information on a professional level, before we throw it out into a ...   read

 
 
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Bead-based consoles, no batteries required

I've been fortunate enough to find a group of bead sprite fanatics like me in a little place called The Bead-Sprites Forum, and this group has one member whose pieces are making him stand out from the regular crowd Doctor Octoroc has made s...   read

 
 
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Mikami, Kojima, Suda drop science (now is not the time for jokes)

(Editor's Note: The above clip comes courtesy of 1up, and portrays a roundtable discussion between Hideo Kojima, Shinji Mikami and Goichi Suda at the recent Snake Vs Zombie Event in Tokyo. For those of you without aural passages stuffe...   read

 
 
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Jhidekim's top notch E3 coverage

The Dtoid crew has a new Barbara Walters on board and Jhidekim is his name. Bringing you only the highest quality coverage from the Santa Monica Pier, this is his version of what Spyro and Crash Bandicoot wanted you to see. Special thanks ...   read

 
 
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Ikaruga's final stage, double-fisted

Disclaimer: The above video contains scenes of ridiculous awesome, and things that will make you question the value of your own life. Keep in mind that the gentleman you are about to see is almost certainly a cyborg, and has pursued his l...   read

 
 
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Podtoid 24: As long as we got each other edition!

Once again, we come to the time of the week when the sun is shining, young men's fancies are turning into thoughts of love, and birds are alighting from their perches in order to have sex with the sexiest of all the bees. Of course, tha...   read

 
 
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On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness trailer; Lovecraft is the new Heinlein

Gabe and Tycho, the boys behind Penny Arcade, PAX and the annual charitygasm that is Child's Play, decided one day that they wanted to make a game. Unlike you, however, they apparently had the clout (and the total disdain for brevity...   read

 
 
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Rob "Sheir" Martinez stars in The Forgettables

If you're a fan of Sheir -- and if you're not, you should be -- you'll be interested to know he and his friends have started an episodic, gaming-related comedy show. The pilot can be viewed above.It's pretty schizophrenic (w...   read

 
 
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Zach Selwyn busts a Destructoid freestyle

In case you didn't know, Zach Selwyn is the man. Not only was he kind enough to stop by our buddies over at Epileptic Gaming and hang out last week, but he also performed some freestyle songs which included the greatness that is Dest...   read

 
 
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DIY Mario clock; 4D meets 2D (and the resulting explosion destroys reality ...)

(Editor's Note: I realize Colette usually handles these arts n' crafts type posts, but she's spending the week on the Champs-Élysées educating French orphans on the dangers of intrauterine devices. Those lil' r...   read

 
 
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Whore out Mario and this is what you get

Mario has had a rough 20 years or so. The man gets used and abused at just about every turn. It should come as no surprise that the guy needs to resort to alternative forms of relief to ease the pain of misuse. Nintendo, give this guy a b...   read

 
 
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Pro gaming circuit announces a $5 million annual player payroll

Pro gaming is the future of sports. We're starting to see little hints at it now, but believe me, this genre will be huge -- just ask Asia and Europe. The latest step in this growing field is the announcement today by the Championship G...   read

 
 
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Happy Birthday G4! We don't know how to use a calendar ...

Today Yesterday Half an hour ago was G4's fifth birthday. The staff of Destructoid would like to wish the entire network a happy birthday, but unfortunately, they were in talks to merge with The FOOD Network and The Golf Channel, and ...   read

 
 
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Stringer says PS3 Euro launch was dandy

Despite the talk of massive layoffs, Sony and Howard Stringer seem to be pleased to death about the launch of the PlayStation 3 in Europe. Denial ain't just a river in Egypt, right Howie? From Next Gen:Sony chief executive Howard String...   read

 
 
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Gamers, these are the people who you should base your lives around

In light of all the bad press video games have been receiving lately, it felt like the perfect time to bring to the attention of the media all the names in the gaming industry that have been using their position to help their community an...   read

 
 


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Luke Smith clears schedule to play Halo 3 beta, leaving Ziff Davis

In the most shocking cliffhanger ending since NBC's Heroes hiatus, the latest episode of The 1up Show ended with news editor, Luke Smith, announcing that he will be leaving Ziff Davis. His last day will be on April 27th. This comes as ...   read

 
 
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A new kind of Virgin comes to gaming

Virgins and video games, it's sort of like peanut butter and jelly, really. So, it should come as no shock that the actual company Virgin wants to somehow get more involved with the gaming industry. Just announced for the UK only, Virgi...   read

 
 
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