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Castlevania movie is happening, Worf is in it

Rumors of a Castlevania film have been swirling around for years. I know at one point there were talks of doing a Castlevania III animated adaptation. On the live-action front, Resident Evil director Paul W.S. Anderson was on board, but tho...   read

 
 
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BritToid Ep 9: Keep calm and have UK resistance

Ladies and gentelmen as the Royal wedding is upon us here in the glorious Untied Kingdom we decided this was the perfect time to further celebrate our Britishness by bringing you episode 9 of BritToid: Destructoids British gaming focused po...   read

 
 
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InstantAction is closing, Torque in the clear for now

As announced today by Torque director Eric Preisz, InstantAction is closing down. It was an in-browser digital distribution outlet that allowed you to play full 3D games without having to immediately download them in their entirety. "While ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid LIVE coming to PAX Prime

Destructoid is kind of a big deal, or so we've heard. A huge part of that is our unbelievable fanbase. Another part is the variety of outspoken borderline lunatics who write for it. At PAX Prime, fans and lunatics alike unite for Destructoi...   read

 
 
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English just makes Sin and Punishment weirder

One of my least favorite trends in modern gaming is the move towards predictability. In order to reach out to a more mainstream audience, many of today's games make an effort to look and feel like accessible, easily digested, Hollywood act...   read

 
 
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Chuck E. Cheese getting a glorified minigame collection

I'm informing you that Chuck E. Cheese's Party Games! is being developed by UFO Interactive Games for a few reasons: 1) I like titles that encourage me to yell, 2) I wanted to reuse Conrad's incredible photo, and 3) nothing has ever been so...   read

 
 
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Kids spend 53 hours a week using media

Data like the kind found in a recent study by Kaiser Family Foundation reminds me how much we as a society spend hunched over in front of a glowing screen, whether it be a cell phone, handheld, television, or computer monitor. No joke, it's...   read

 
 
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Confirmed: Sakura Wars is blatantly better on the PS2

The other day I told you all that the patently awesome Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love for the PS2 and Wii would be arriving on store shelves in February, two-thousand-and-ten. I also told you that people afraid of cheesy English dubs would n...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter pillow: buy 1, get 1000 nightmares free

Uh ... yeah, I don't know about that. Look, I like Monster Hunter and everything, and I'm all for merchandising the hell out of it. Some of that stuff is pretty dope. This pillow based on the game's Furu Furu monster, however ... Well, you ...   read

 
 
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Look away! This exploit will ruin Scribblenauts for you

It was funny when Penny Arcade joked about the topic, but now someone really has discovered a game-breaking exploit in Scribblenauts. Guys, this is why we can't have nice things.As posted on GameFAQs, here is a solution to just about any an...   read

 
 


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Valve: Games don't have 'moral choices'

"Moral choice" is one of the hottest buzzterms used by game developers these days, with titles such as BioShock and inFAMOUS proudly boasting that their storylines feature complex narratives where actions have consequences. Despit...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft boss is skeptical about Beyond Good & Evil 2

We've seen a teaser trailer. Game creator Michael Ancel has explicitly talked about it. Nevertheless, Ubisoft's complete ignorance of Beyond Good & Evil 2 is becoming an increasing concern, something that is abundantly more worrying wit...   read

 
 
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Can you patent moral choices? Some guy tried!

Fable II, Fallout 3 and even Grand Theft Auto IV have toyed with the idea of moral choices and branching paths that have an affect on the game world. It would seem, however, that nobody thought to claim sole rights to the idea, and if this ...   read

 
 
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A flurry of posts about Winter: another Wii game that never was

Yesterday, IGN posted a story about a Wii game that was pitched by developer n-space back in 2007. The game is called Winter, and it never found a publisher. Twenty Four hours after this news hits the internet and you have both a petition b...   read

 
 
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Destructoid review: Legendary

I'm pretty sure that everyone and their mother is playing a certain other game right now (rhymes with beers at four - poo), but, surprise, there are other releases that have come out that may be worth your attention, such as Spark Unlimited...   read

 
 
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EA to 'kill' at least one game a year, forever

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has been a talkative boy today, and lately the silver-maned executive has been talking about game quality. According to Riccitiello, EA is prepared to shut down several in-development titles a year if th...   read

 
 
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Debut trailer for Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009: How many wolves must die?

[video]104853:413[/video]Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2009 was released today, but oddly enough this is the first time the game's been shown in video form, as far as I know.While the trailer above is no Duke Nukem Trilogy trailer, it does a fin...   read

 
 
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No respek: Wii Okami cuts staff credits, saddens creator

Poor Clover studios. Its critically acclaimed Okami never sold well, the studio got dissolved, and now, to add insult to injury, Capcom had decided not to credit the developers in its beloved adventure game's Wii port, effectively severin...   read

 
 
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Mysterious 360 system update explained, plus Xbox Live to be offline this Monday

For those of you hoping that today's mandatory Xbox 360 system update brings new features, I'm sorry to disappoint. In all actuality, the patch is merely just another one of those "behind-the-scenes" sort of things that'll improve...   read

 
 
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Destruction at its finest: a Battlefield: Bad Company developer diary

Departing from the comedic approach of the last Battlefield: Bad Company trailer, the above video is a developer diary with a clear message: blowing stuff up is good ol' fashioned fun.Tired of being inconvenienced by annoying buildings tha...   read

 
 
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The Wii is dangerous: More dangerous than stupid doctors?

We've all heard about how dangerous videogames are from a variety of crackpots who vilify their violent content and penchant for teaching kids how to murder people, but it's not often that the virgin-white Wii is branded dangerous. Fortunat...   read

 
 
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Wii photo channel drops MP3 playback in favor of AAC format next month

As part of an update available next month, the Wii Photo Channel will be replacing the MP3 file format with the ability to play higher-quality AAC files. Also compatible will be MP4 audio files in the m4a format, but MP3 is about to be kick...   read

 
 
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Shrek-N-Roll and Screwjumper! on XBLA this Wednesday

This week we're getting two new Live Arcade games: Shrek-N-Roll (800 Microsoft Points) and Screwjumper! (800 Microsoft Points).Shrek-N-Roll will have you tilting and rolling to your heart's content with single-player, versus, and local co-o...   read

 
 
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Okami art book is highly lustworthy

Okami is one of the solid contenders in the games as art argument, and this gorgeous art book only further fuels that fire. I can only imagine Chad running around the office dancing at the sight of this treasure, so I'm sure it's just fine ...   read

 
 
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Wolf Quest: Et tu Fenris?

On first view, the above video might strike you as one of the most inane, insane, and bizarre-ane concepts ever committed to a series of 1s and 0s, but upon further reflection, I think you have to agree: this idea is at once both striking...   read

 
 
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Gauging interest in a possible follow-up to Songs for Basically, Id write you a theme song (usually in a video game music Ill make a full blog post in the future if there is interest in this

 
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Happy Tuesday guys! Back to the It was a good birthday this year! I hope you all have a swell day!

 
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Anyone who says they felt rushed by the Majoras Mask time limit needs to quit being such a You have THREE hours! Youre probably not even playing for that long in one

 

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