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Contest: Win Dreamscaper for Steam

In today's contest you can win a Steam Early Access copy of surreal action-RPG Dreamscaper! It feels like forever since we've given anything out around here. What's it been, like three days? Let's fix that by giving out copies of Dream...

 
 
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Keiji Inafune dropped mad Mega Man secrets on me

Keiji Inafune, are you Kamen Rider? "As a child, of course, I watched lots of Kamen Rider, so I love that show, but I unfortunately cannot definitively say that I have experience being the masked rider. But I may at one time or another ha...

 
 
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My greatest MAGFest 11 moment

This was my first MAGFest, and damn, it did not disappoint. So much hotness everywhere. For most people, it would be impossible to narrow down the greatest moment of the show. For me, it was simple. I'm at the main concert stage listening t...

 
 
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Namco Bandai Level Up begins today!

Well I can't lie, I am currently sat at the dock outside my villa while my butler calls me a boat to take me to the conference centre ready for Namco Bandai's Level Up event -- and no, I'm neither lying nor exaggerating. Duba...

 
 
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See what Wii games would look like on the 3DS

Want to see some 3D screenshots of Wii games running on the 3DS? Then download this win.zip file, copy the contents onto a SD card, insert the SD card into a 3DS, and there you go. It'll take a little while, as there are hundreds of screens...

 
 
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The Destructoid Show: LIVE! starts at 3pm PST / 6pm EST

Hey guys! Guess what! We're doing another LIVE episode of The Destructoid Show, and this time around, it's at an hour more convenient for people who aren't unemployed layabouts! Er. It's um. It's later in the day. Pop on over to our magn...

 
 
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The Destructoid Show: LIVE! was a thing we did

Update: Thanks for watching!  We'll do it again soon. 40's and blunts to all who joined us. The Destructoid Show will broadcast LIVE on YouTube, like, right now. Live chat! Live questions! Madness! Jump in at www.youtube.com/dtoid (or ...

 
 
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Public debate on videogames and their effects on children

Do you live in the San Francisco area? Do you care about videogames? Then I know what you should be doing tonight. In a few hours, a panel of experts will be debating the constitutionality of banning violent and "pornographic" videogames. T...

 
 
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Dtoid Live: Saturday Morning Hangover!

Feeling a little bit under the weather this morning? Come and join Jordan Devore, the always lovely ImpossiblePlant and myself for Saturday Morning Hangover, a new weekly livestream on Destructoid's Justin.tv channel. Yay!  From 10-12p...

 
 
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Christopher Nolan is working on an Inception game

I'd wager the majority of you picked out a handful of videogame-y elements in Inception. With the DVD and Blu-ray release almost upon us (December 8), the "Will there be a game?" discussion is starting back up again. This time, however, we ...

 
 
 
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PAD Live: Sports Champions

Let's get ready to Friday! I have yet to spend intimate time with this glowing Wii-like hybrid type thing called the PlayStation Move, so I have no opinion on the thing so far.  Ok, I lied. I always have an opinion.  You can...

 
 
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Minecraft developer Notch is launching his own studio

Minecraft developer Markus "Notch" Persson is doing extremely well for himself. His game isn't even finished yet, and he's already surpassed 100,000 sales. On his blog, he's given us an update on where the money is going and what the future...

 
 
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CES 2010: Why do I let Dale convince me to look stupid?

Seriously, this is becoming a real problem. There are some pictures from this trip where I'm made to look like an idiot that you guys are never going to see. Ever. In fact, I'm going to go and delete them from his camera right now so that t...

 
 
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Experience the world in third person with Avatar Machine

You know what sucks about real life? It's only from one perspective. Where are the variance in genres? You can only play real life in first person, and we all know too much of one type of genre gets boring. We need variety, and now we can ...

 
 
 
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LARPish Japanese Dragon Quest IV commercial

Dragon Quest and live-action weirdness go together like pancakes and peanut butter -- the combination isn't necessarily obvious, but the two fit nicely when you put them together.This time around, a costumed party travels across the grassy...

 
 
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'Videogames are a luxury' says Katamari creator

I'll be the first to admit that it's easy to lose perspective when you spend days writing about, talking about, and finally playing video games. Katamari Damacy's creator Keita Takahashi hasn't lost sight of anything, and he used his keynot...

 
 
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Eat Sleep Play logo unveiled

A couple of months ago, we told you about the departure of game maker David Jaffe (God of War, Twisted Metal) from Sony to start his own company with Scott Campbell, and they named it Eat Sleep Play. Now Level Up has the first look at the c...

 
 
 
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How to be a games industry news tipster with Joe Burling

Regular readers of Destructoid should, by now, be very familiar with the name Joe Burling. Also known as user BuckF1tches, Joe has been invaluable as of late, providing us with news tips constantly and daily. What we get to post on the fron...

 
 
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eBayed PS2 packed with cash

For the most part, eBay sucks. What was once a haven of bargains and rare finds for gamers has now turned into a free-for-all, and people are now selling crap like Jesus Cheetos and alien babies in a jar. It's a shame, really. That'...

 
 
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I, GameJew: LIVE (Archive now available)

Original post: Welcome to GameJew LIVE, which now happens every Wednesday night from 7pm to 7:30 PDT. This is only our second episode, so we're still working out some of the kinks. Tonight we'll have a little bit of GameJew news, t...

 
 
 
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Calling all nerds: Lord of the Rings Online event tonight

If you're knee-deep in Lord of the Rings nerdom, then tonight is your night, my young hobbit. Across the country at 11 p.m., there will be various Lord of the Rings Online events to celebrate its final release at your friendly Gamest...

 
 




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When your Square Enix ID is unrecoverable and so your 100 hour Final Fantasy 14 save is untouchable and your Final Fantasy 14 digital PS4 copy is now

 
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Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Heads up, guys: The codes for the Mario pins will be available tomorrow! Im guessing itll work like the Xenoblade Chronicles phone ring in that you redeem the code in the Nintendo

 
Shoggoth2588

In the original Super Mario Sunshine you can unlock a pair of Sunglasses to tone down the bloom that unlocked sooner in the All-Stars version or is it still something you need to find? I usually turn bloom off before starting a

 
JuIc3

I’ve never really played Sunshine before, and you know what? It’s pretty freaking

 
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The Mushroom Kingdom has never been in safer

 
Adzuken

Depending on how you interpret my choice for #sadsongsunday, it could actually be an uplifting song about letting go of your That, or it could be about all your problems being so bad that the only solution is to burn it all down and start

 
Xeo

So uh, Death fans of If you didnt know, Nitelight did an entire remixed album turning Deaths masterpiece Symbolic into a synthwave Thats right, Death, as in the death metal band, but Let that sink in and

 
Xeo

A recent discussion elsewhere sparked the question Upbeat songs with dark and my first answer from my personal catalogue was Dont Say A Word by Sonata And it got me entire Caleb Saga from them was fucking

 
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I just started playing Mario Galaxy for the first time, and I was not prepared for how rad it

 
 

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