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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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Soda Popinski, I will end you

Yeah, you're l33t as hell. You can trounce waves of fearsome baddies without breaking a sweat. You've made your friends scream in anguish over Xbox Live and humiliated them with your mad skills. Little girls cry at the mention of yo...

 
 
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The glory days of G4TV remembered

Ask any gamer that watched G4TV before 2005 about the state of the station's programming now and expect him to spit on the ground, set a picture of Kevin Pereira on fire, and then curl up in ball to cry about the good old days. Basi...

 
 
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A guide for all console haters

Having a hard time coming up with that perfect comeback on why the PS3 sucks compared to the Nintendo Wii?  Tired of never knowing what to say when you want to slam Xbox 360? Well, Ottsel the Obnoxious Sidekick has posted the perfect ...

 
 
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Sexism in video games

While surfing on my favorite blog to hate, Official Shrub.com, I came across this documentary, "Damsels, Vixens and Buff Guys: Sexism in Video Games", which looks at the stereotypes used in video games to depict both women and m...

 
 
 
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Gamer girls hate gamers girls; They must be on the rag

As a gamer, it's not commonplace to come across women, especially attractive ones while playing a few rounds of Warsong Gulch or while 'fragging n00bz' in UT2K4. Compounding this problem is the fact that there is an innate a...

 
 
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EA invents new meaning of irony

Are you sitting down? I'll wait ... OK. Look what this fool from EA had to say about Gears of War. Keep in mind, we're talking about EA, Electronic Arts: Alain Tascan, general manager for EA Montreal, has revealed that he thinks Xbox 360...

 
 
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A video game journo East Coast vs. West Coast war begins now!

That's right, I'm throwin' the mutha f*ckin' hammer down! I'm tired of looking at that dapper Kevin Pereira and Geoff Keighley walk around like they own the place. And 1UP guys, I'm talking to you too! Put down that donut Luke Smith and l...

 
 
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No shock here, but Contra is broken

I don't really understand why every retro XBLA title that comes out has to have some bug or crazy crash or some other malfunction that really shouldn't exist after you plunk down your Microsoft points to buy it. Contra is the latest casua...

 
 
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Game of the year Elebits delayed

My favorite game in the whole wide world, Elebits for the Wii, has been smacked down with the delay stick. Despite previously promised as a launch day title by Konami, it seems that the quality of this stellar title didn't quite live up t...

 
 
 
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New Gears video & Sony-Microsoft XBL bash

For the rest of us who have yet to engage in a hot and heavy makeout session with Microsoft, here's a killer new Gears of War video. We won't ruin it for you, just watch the insanity unfold as you s...

 
 
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How would you pwn Saddam Hussein?

As I'm sure you're all aware by now, former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was sentenced today to the gallows for his crimes against all that is holy to us decent folk. So, in honor of this happy occasion, we at Destructoid would love to pos...

 
 
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A view into EA's kick in your pouch

[Editor's note: After examining the "list" further, it is apparent the maker of the list has no clue what he or she is talking about. Clearly, I have none either. Still, it's worth it just for the Ducktales picture. --RS] In order to con...

 
 
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Despite crap games, EA raking in millions

Game bugs and glitches be damned! EA is still gonna turn a profit off the ignorant gamer who sees an EA logo and has a "must buy" light blaze inside their empty skull. According to Gamasutra, EA's profits have hit record highs: Electron...

 
 
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EA continues to suck incredibly hard

EA is riding this microtransaction gravy train as long as they can and in a continued effort to milk the lazy gamer -- and also give the rich advantages over the poor -- EA is now offering up payable content for Need For Speed Carbon. Thi...

 
 




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iam16bat

Spooky Gaming Fact of the Day: The first survival horror game was Nostromo in 1981 by Akira The game was inspired by the gameplay of Manbiki Shounen and sci-fi horror of

 
Mike Sounders

So I thought I was done with my backlog of games on my Wii U after Xenoblade X, but I just remembered I have one more to #Darksiders2

 
the navi is a lie

So I decided I needed a new spooky anime of October and started something thats been on my watchlist for my while, Hellsing!! And I love it so much far, I dont know how I havent watched it yet, and it may be a new Oh and Alucard is so

 
Jiraya

Just finished hat in time ! Its a great game !

 
Shinkz

So I finally tried the demo for Flynn and its pretty Alyssa did a great write up about Im excited for the full

 
chlmera

#wolfensteinII

 
Edgelord Kerrik52

I think Im gonna spend the Metal Tusedays leading up to Halloween posting Helloween Fitting, no? And theyre awesome to boot!

 
Ghostmaniac3434

#arbitrarymetaltuesday you say? Well who am I to resist a bit of indulgence in this hallowed Heres some more Ghost for Also there might be something Something blog

 
Nathan D

Much #2Btuesday

 
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#ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 

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