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Nintendo's 2015 Wii U and 3DS release schedule

Steven already brought you the hardware and software sales figures that capped off Nintendo's 2014, so let's take a look at what's ahead for Japanese, European, and North American 3DS and Wii U players. It's release schedule time! Break out...

 
 
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Killer Instinct to put rage-quitting players in 'jail'

In detailing an upcoming patch for Killer Instinct, developer Double Helix Games has broken down its plans for rage quitters. Players whose disconnect percentage rises above 15 percent in ranked multiplayer matches will be sent to "jail," a...

 
 
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World of Warcraft celebrates its seventh year next week

World of Warcraft turns seven this Wednesday, November 23. Of all the games to play for hours on end ahead of the ensuing family time during Thanksgiving, it might as well be this. Speaking of familial obligations, Blizzard is kicking off t...

 
 
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The crowd goes wild: Holdable maps shown in Minecraft

This image is bound to make many of you very happy. Minecraft designer Markus "Notch" Persson released it earlier today, along with this tweet: "Any resemblance to anything at all is coincidental." Well, that's reassuring. Thankfully, he pr...

 
 
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Cut the Rope goes romantic with new update

To celebrate the most candid of holidays and to say "thank you" for over six million downloads, Chillingo the publishers behind leading iOS game Cut the Rope, will be giving owners a Valentines themed update. The update will provide Cut th...

 
 
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Pachter: Incorrect once a week, only fanboys care

Industry analyst Michael "shiny testes" Pachter is a little bit tired of gamers arguing over his words. While he admits he doesn't seem to go a week without being incorrect, he defends himself in Game Informer by saying that his words are f...

 
 
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Dtoid (the show) week 6: Donkey Kong Returns TO THE RAVE

We up and done did another 3 episodes of the Destructoid (the show). We started off the week weird and low key with an episode from the future, and by Friday, we had slowly lost our minds with a Sesame Street-inspired dance party. The bette...

 
 
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Netflix PS3 streaming discs to become garbage by October

In the grand scheme of things, having to use a disc to stream Netflix-flavored movie magic to your PlayStation 3 is, well, about as high on the list as needing to point your TV remote in every conceivable direction before the cable box fina...

 
 
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Monday Mind Teasers: Starmageddon

After last week's Blosics 2 physics box bonanza I was in the mood for a dark and deep puzzle adventure game this week, but Gateway ended up being way too short, and its sequel is barely more than a buggy remake. So this week I decided ...

 
 
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Monday Mind Teasers: Robot Unicorn Attack

Yes, you read that correct. This week's Monday Masculinity Teaser is none other than the famous phantasmagorical stallion sidescroller game, Robot Unicorn Attack. It's already sold 2 million copies worldwide, won three Game of the Year awar...

 
 
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Star Trek Online doesn't need WoW players to succeed

World of Warcraft may be the biggest MMO around, but you don't have to take it on to succeed. Cryptic, the folks behind Star Trek Online, certainly feel that way. Said Executive Producer Craig Zinkievich: "We think we've made something t...

 
 
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The VGAs: Tribute to gaming or exercise in self-loathing?

[Editor's Note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our moms raised us...

 
 
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IBM to kill off the Cell processor (updated)

I thought long and hard about a Thanksgiving-related pun to use in this header, but in the end I couldn't find anything to fit in the title box. Thus, I shall try to put the puns in here. So, chipmaker IBM is looked like it was planning to ...

 
 
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Star Ocean: The Last Hope gets a 360 Collector's Edition

You know that dirty trick game companies sometimes pull where they put out a game, and then a few months later they announce some collector's edition or enhanced version with extra stuff you didn't get in the copy you bought at release date...

 
 
 
 
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Kojima: Someone else make MGS5 ... please

Every single entry in the Metal Gear Solid series (barring the first) has been Hideo Kojima's "last" MGS. He claims he'll step away from the series every time but it seems like a compulsion for him -- like kleptomania, only with l...

 
 
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Crisis averted: Dead Space will let you pause after all

You might recall about a month ago when Nick Chester told us about the possibility of Dead Space completely lacking the ability to pause. Many of you shared your disgust at such a thought, and rightfully so. I mean, someone has to look out ...

 
 
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McDonald's blames fat kids on videogames

If you felt that today was lacking a few ironic laughs, you'll be pleased to know that Steve Easterbrook, the chief executive for McDonald's UK, has recently blamed videogames and TV for child obesity. While he quasi-admitted that it might ...

 
 
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GameSpot freelancer quits over Gerstmann debacle

When Jeff Gerstmann was alledgedly fired from GameSpot for writing a damning review of Kane & Lynch: Dead Men, the predictable happened: The Internet gaming community was in uproar for all of a few days and then promptly forgot about it...

 
 
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A review of Halo 3.

It’s been several days since I completed Halo 3’s co-op campaign.  Reviews by other writers say that this was the least successful part of the game, and that multiplayer is where the thing really shines.  But honestly,...

 
 
 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Spy

This is our second-to-last "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" article, and that can only mean one thing; The Orange Box comes out tomorrow. Thus far, we've tackled every class but one -- the Spy. My personal favori...

 
 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Medic

This is part seven of ten in our series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2" -- yet, interestingly enough, it is the only installment which opens with a selection from a recent Doctor Who episode instead of a prope...

 
 
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How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2: the Pyro

We're up to part seven of our ten-part series, "How to not look like an idiot in Team Fortress 2." Three days until The Orange Box, bay-bay.Today's article examines the Pyro, a class which has been the subject of considerable cont...

 
 




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Chris Moyse

Sorry its a little late, but Hap-Happy Birthday to super-veteran Dtoid doode GajKnight! Hope you had an awesome weekend buddy! :)

 
RiffRaff

Odd question: Sometimes my bluetooth headphones quickly disconnect because theres like a million BT things in my building (I think) and if it happens when Im in game the sound doesnt reconnect and I have to restart the Any solutions?

 
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lokhe

Went to a wedding this Danced hard, went skinny dipping, after-partied even Slept for 12 hours last Back at work have a nice week everyone!

 
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You know those ink blot tests psychiatrists use? I dont think they work on All I see is that guy from

 
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If JonBenét Ramsey were with us today, do you think she could live up to our expectations?

 
Xeo

I BUSTED my ass all weekend long to get this skin! But It finally just Took winning 8 games, no easy (And 2 free Crowns from the season pass track I can say this, I think Im a helluva lot better at this game now than

 
 

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