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How to help Haiti if you're a gamer

If you turned off the videogames for a second over the past week you've probably heard of the massive earthquake that hit Haiti, destroying most of the structures in the country, killing thousands and leaving even more homeless and starving...   read

 
 
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Sony responds to Heavy Rain US box art hate

Yesterday, Sony revealed the US box art for Heavy Rain, and compared to the European package, it was awful. Fortunately, enough people thought so for Sony to take notice, and SCEA has responded to the hate with a compromise. It will offer u...   read

 
 
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Drug fugitive caught thanks to Warcraft addiction

Oh the irony! A man wanted on drug charges fell prey an addiction of his own -- tracked down by cops thanks to his obsession with World of Warcraft. Alfred Hightower of Howard County, Indiana fled to Canada to avoid the rap for his dru...   read

 
 
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Square Enix wants to 'lead global entertainment' in 2010

Like it or not, 2010 is now here, as yet another arbitrary, artificial period of twelve months kickstarts to give us the illusion of something important happening. Square Enix is all up for some of that, having sent out a New Year's message...   read

 
 
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You will never look at Mario the same way again

What is it about this obese Mario mask that makes it so damned terrifying? My immediate thought was the tongue. Oh God, the tongue! But then my eyes were drawn to the bulbous red nose. Has Mario ever had a red nose before? He does now. Fina...   read

 
 
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Want Retro Game Challenge 2 localized? Open up that wallet

In a recent Siliconera interview with Xseed's President Jun Iwasaki and Director of Publishing Ken Berry, there's a tad bit of tit for tat over what would need to happen in order for Retro Game Challenge 2 to leave Japan. Ken says the origi...   read

 
 
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Here is who you'll rock with when you rock with GH5

Eager to find out what bands will be shipping with Guitar Hero 5? According to NME the headlining bands will include the likes of the Arctic Monkeys, Nirvana, Blur, Gorillaz, Bob Dylan and a crap ton more that are listed after the jump. We ...   read

 
 
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Bully: Scholarship Edition to be fixed 'within the next week'

If you happened to pick up Bully: Scholarship Edition and have been experiencing any sort of glitches or even a bad framerate, don't get rid of the game just yet. It won't be much longer until your copy of Bully is functioning properly, as ...   read

 
 
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Create a level for Bionic Commando: Rearmed and it could be featured in the game

Capcom has a cool new contest going on right now that involves you designing a challenge level for the upcoming downloadable game, Bionic Commando: Rearmed. Whoever comes up with the best design will not only have their creation included in...   read

 
 
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Now this is what I call a real Guitar Hero

Even as a gamer myself, I've never felt drawn to the whole Guitar Hero/Rock Band scene. Maybe it's because I have struggled to learn the real thing, but the idea of pretending to play great Rock songs ranks up there with lip-syncing and pan...   read

 
 
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With Biggie dead, MC Frontalot tapped to create track for Penny Arcade game

Moments ago I received a press release announcing the latest work of nerdcore rapper MC Frontalot, a cut on the soundtrack for the upcoming Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness. To say this move is due to the dem...   read

 
 
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According to Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed plays no favorites

Although both Microsoft and Sony would rather forget about the shortcomings of their respected consoles, interviews that zero in on those nasty blemishes are never in short supply. Buried somewhere in the words of developers who recount fir...   read

 
 
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"Disaster is right!" headline be gone; Disaster: Day of Crisis shows potential

When the Wii was first announced last year, there were two “mature” looking games on its tentative release slate. The first, Project: H.A.M.M.E.R. sadly looks to now be all but cancelled and the second, Dis...   read

 
 
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Beautiful Katamari coming to PS3 after all (Updated: No it's not!)

For a good while it appeared that Beautiful Katamari would not be heading to the PlayStation 3 after developer Namco Bandai complained about difficulties with Sony's futuristic devil hardware of doom from the planet HardToDevelopFor. It wou...   read

 
 
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Jack Thompson to subpoena ... the president!?

The craziest man to ever be declared sane, Jack Thompson, has pulled one of his wackiest moves yet as he has filed to subpoena George W. Bush for a deposition in his bid to keep his law license. Thompson of course is facing the loss of his ...   read

 
 
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Eiji Aonuma on the DS, Phantom Hourglass, and Smash Bros

Speaking to Game Informer, Eiji Aonuma had a few things to say about working on Phantom Hourglass and developing for the DS hardware in general. Among other things, he made it clear that while a direct sequel to Wind Waker, first time playe...   read

 
 
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Insomniac is gonna school ya'll in PS3 development

It's no secret that the folks at Insomniac Games are some great chaps. Recently, they were named one of the top companies to work for in the United States, an amazing feat for any videogame developer (usually known for pulling the wings off...   read

 
 
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Help Reggie get Wii Healthy

Those of you following our E3 coverage have already heard about Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Aime's less-than-impressive showing at the Wii Fit demonstration. He tried the route of denial by claiming "heavy clothing," and wh...   read

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Sony's Jack Tretton thinks the PlayStation 3 needs videogames

As you all know by now, the PlayStation 3 has its very own blog, which for the most part is used for Sony employees to say "oh hai guyz." Recently, however, the CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, Jack Tretton, has put vir...   read

 
 
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Now it all makes sense

Look I drink...And I was always a little confused as to why Hitler was so angry. Well, it looks like the culprit was being banned from Xbox Live and maybe a pinch of the red ring of death all along. I would have to say that for once, I feel...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's games of the week for 06/03/07: Summer edition!

Will Smith (back when he was a non-threatening hip hop artist, instead of a non-threatening movie star) released a song called Summertime along with the Robin-to-his-Batman, DJ Jazzy Jeff (who you might remember from Will Smith's sitcom...   read

 
 
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ESRB: We love smaller retailers too!

In a move to show that not just the big retailers deserve proper backing from a self-regulated organization that enforces video game ratings, the ESRB announced yesterday that it is partnering with Ingram Entertainment in order to help sma...   read

 
 
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Khalid Eternal Nigh

Ok, gonna try and start doing Should I do fridays or saturdays? Def dont wanna do same day as COTWs

 
Axarrey

A bit lttp, but I just have to share this one for #wallpapertoid

 
Kyle MacGregor

any recommendations for dreamcast games that i could pick up now without breaking the bank?

 
Pixie The Fairy

And with the defeat of Glavenus, the Feylines and Meowstress danced and And my armor gained rainbow

 
Fuzunga

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?

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

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!

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Well, all of my laptop sans Steam games is on my external hard Meanwhile, I was actually able to get some freelance work done today! It seems to be fine at the moment, but if it goes out soon its not such a major loss I feel a little

 
Sr Churros

#confessiontoid I fucking love sailing in Wind Waker, the motion controls in Skyward Sword and Tingle probably is my favorite Zelda character

 
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When you all of the sudden have 5 notifications, and its all Robo Panda Z upvoting your

 
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