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FEZ creator thinks DS and 3DS are bullsh*t

Indie game developers are certainly an outspoken lot, aren't they? Phil Fish, creator of the dimension-flipping XBLA platformer FEZ, finally decided to hop on the Monster Hunter train starting with Ultimate for 3DS. He thinks the game itsel...

 
 
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Ten hated videogame characters that I secretly like

While many videogame characters are beloved around the world, there are a handful that are reviled by a large majority of the gaming population. And, to be honest, “reviled” may not even be strong enough a word. I know some char...

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIII and the NBA All-Star celebrity JAM

In the spirit of Shaq-Fu, Beyoncé pretending to like Rhythm Heaven, and countless other videogame/mainstream media pairings, Square Enix and the NBA have announced Final Fantasy XIII as a presenting partner of the 2010 NBA All-Star C...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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The return of the mack: Luc Bernard's new game is out

Yes friends, from here on out, Luc Bernard will officially be known as "The Mack", and he has returned. Ironically, his theme song is not the 70's funk hit by the same name, it's actually What's up doc, can we rock?. As for the ga...

 
 
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Too Human finished ... may God have mercy on us all

It appears as if Too Human's long and painful development has finally been put to rest and, presumably, Denis Dyack can go back on his meds again. That's right, Too Human is gold and ready to go. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the (not very enjoya...

 
 
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Conflicted about how to show your love? Give her The Heavy!

That sounds infinitely more perverse than I intended it, but it's too late now. Thanks to the talents of graphic illustrator Alexandra Neonaki, showing the geek guy or gal in your life that you heart them is as easy as hitting the gallery a...

 
 
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GDC: We didn't invite Jack Thompson

Yesterday we told you that GamePolitics found news that Jack Thompson might be attending the Game Developers Conference as a keynote speaker, but it turns out that the GDC knew nothing of this. Now it looks like Jack is that guy who shows ...

 
 
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The Memory Card .17: Hover bike madness!

Although they may have gotten more complicated and deep over the years, videogames have definitely not become more challenging. Not to say that is a negative thing by any means, it is just hard to compare the tutorial-filled g...

 
 
 
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The Memory Card .13: The submerged letter

This series focuses on the most memorable videogame moments of all time, but who says some of these self-proclaimed amazing moments aren’t unforgettable for all the wrong reasons? Just because something is “memorab...

 
 
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BBC thinks that games are serious business

I was totally unaware that the BBC got owned in the face when it was revealed that a number of its phone-in competitions were fakes. That's hilarious, especially as the good old British Broadcasting Corporation is a huge pile of rubbish tha...

 
 
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Your Xbox 360 looks like a rice cooker

It's been called a gigantic mouse, a pregnant wii, and the new MAC. But what is it really? I wish it was a fuzzy logic Japanese rice cooker/Xbox 360 combo, but it's just a concept replacement chasis called "Ovo" by Zoozen...

 
 
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The guilty pleasures of gaming

The word hardcore when applied to gamers tends to paint a picture of a person who plays games like Halo, Grand Theft Auto, and Gears of War, not someone who sits with his little Nintendo DS and plays hours of Cooking Mama or Super Princess ...

 
 
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Experience the hardest Mario ever (no fluffing required!)

If you are ever in a situation where your little sister complains about a Mario game being too hard, please just slap her and show her this video. Created by a random somebody in Taiwan (my vote is for escaped mental patient), this Mario m...

 
 
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Tetris is keeping women in the kitchen (update)

Doctor Freud would love feminists because they seem to be as obsessed with penises as he was. Mighty Ponygirl over at Feminist Gamers recently wrote a piece about how Tetris is a sexist game. I wasn't sure if she was kidding when she w...

 
 
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My name is Bob and I'm an angry gamer

We all get frustrated playing video games. No one likes to lose and no one likes to run the same level over and over again trying to complete it. It sucks when a game isn’t going your way. How each of us reacts to the frustration...

 
 
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Japan gets Naruto Wii next week. Care?

Naruto may be the butt of every Japanator joke, but the popular anime franchise does have a huge following. Underachieving children everywhere will eat it up!  This new trailer, however craptacular in video quality, does show some dif...

 
 
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Resident Evil 4 could have been scarier

HardestBoss spotted a video of an early Japanese E3 build version of Resident Evil 4. These concepts were dropped from the final game because it was "too paranormal" to mesh with the game's ultimate storyline: The Hooked Man i...

 
 
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Nintendo's last-gen graphics turn off Bethesda, Epic Games

A ShackNews interview with Bethesda reveals that the company wanted to bring Elder Scrolls Oblivion to the Wii, but the system obviously doesn't have enough under the hood to support the game. This is unfortunate, as the control scheme...

 
 
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Destructoid's most discussed of 2007

In addition to tracking the most lurked through stories on Destructoid, we also keep an eye out of the most active discussions.  You can always find this info on the top right hand corner menu right above the Top 20 Buzz Monitor of the...

 
 
 
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Like Second Life? Go get a First Life instead

I don't like MMORPGs. I don't like the concept of it and I despise what it can do to a person. But I'd rather go play World of Warcraft than to ever get into Second Life. If I had to sacrifice my life for the gaming community by...

 
 
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Sims Stories: episodic standalones inbound

Episodic content isn't going away. No, it is instead leaking into all kinds of franchises and into the dirty minds of those that ruined the concept of "expansion pack" for everyone. I'm pointing the finger at you EA -- has...

 
 
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Old G4TV lives in Canada

Over a year ago, G4TV opted to change their station format from an all tech/gaming channel to more of an all guy channel with new programming like that of SpikeTV, in hopes that they would draw in more viewers and advertisers. Little did...

 
 




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