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NYCC: Backstreet's back...alright!

Wanna see something slightly embarrassing? Check out our own Nick Chester (along with former Dtoider and now Sony boy Rey Gutierrez and some attractive dancers) playing upcoming PS3 game Singstar Dance. This game works the PlayStati...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Inafune, Niitsuma and other badasses in attendance

If you walk around the show floor here at New York Comic-Con you'll see a massive cluster in the gaming section. That's all Capcom. I congratulated them on pulling such a crowd yesterday. Today is going to be madness. What's over there that...   read

 
 
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NYCC: New Capcom Arcade Classics coming to Wii in 2011

There's new Capcom Arcade Classics coming our way, which is always good news in my book. I have and treasure some of the Japan-only, multi-disc Sega Saturn Capcom classics set (they also released these for the PlayStation), but these new c...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Aww! Little Chibiterasu is lost at Comic-Con

If you're walking around New York near Comic-Con this weekend you're sure to come across a flyer like the one shown above. If you're actually inside Comic-Con, especially near Capcom's crowded booth, it's obvious what this sign is for. Some...   read

 
 
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NYCC: Nick Chester sucks at Gran Turismo 5

Nick is the Editor-in-Chief of one of the largest gaming news outlets out there, so this kind of suckage is inexcusable. Laughable. He's one of those guys that only knows how to mash down on the gas pedal button. I can't believe he runs ...   read

 
 
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Win passes to NYAF/NYCC in Japanator voice acting contest

Our tentacle-obsessed sister site, Japanator, is giving away passes to New York Anime Fest and New York Comic Con, taking place on October 8-10. All you have to do to enter is watch the provided anime videos over on Japanator and re-record ...   read

 
 
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Weekend Charity: Babycastles promoting indie gaming

Cutting it a bit close for having this officially on the weekend I realize, but sometimes a good reason to donate some money doesn't come along until Sunday. This weekend's charity is the Kickstarter for Babycastles's Manhattan exhibition o...   read

 
 
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The list of game companies attending New York Comic-Con

Are you going to New York Comic-Con? We are. It's just far enough away that we can have the Con SARS wear off from the San Diego Comic-Con. My things are being sterilized as we speak. It's 58 days away, folks: October 8-10 at the Jacob K Ja...   read

 
 
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People stand in line, go crazy for Need for Speed in NY

Over the next few months, Electronic Arts is touring the United States with Criterion's upcoming racer, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. First stop? New York City! Oh, by the way -- you might have missed it. It happened already. But the good n...   read

 
 
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Mario Galaxy 2 launch party has swag and an old man

Sounds like the Nintendo World Store's Super Mario Galaxy 2 launch party is going to rock. A man with cloud-white hair will be there, doing the voice of Mario and confusing people, because even though he sounds like Mario, he doesn't look l...   read

 
 
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My day with the MLB 2K10 perfect game $1 million winner

This year, 2K Sports decided to do something unprecedented to market their baseball game, Major League Baseball 2K10 -- in an effort to highlight the game’s improved pitching system, they offered a $1 million cash prize to the first p...   read

 
 
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Drew Brees is fan-voted cover athete for Madden NFL 11, out August 10th

Just like last year, EA Sports went all-out for Madden, unveiling the game's cover athlete on a large billboard in New York City's Times Square. And once again, Destructoid was there to bring you on-the-scene coverage. This year, for t...   read

 
 
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Crysis 2 doesn't intentionally evoke 9/11

I know I’m not the only person who, upon seeing the newest Crysis 2 trailer, felt that Crytek was evoking 9/11 imagery, perhaps as a function of going for an emotionally charged story. I brought up that point to Nathan Camarillo, the ...   read

 
 
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NSMB Wii release bash: Bucken-Berry and Ala-Gold!

So, I took a five-hour bus ride to New York City yesterday to do some video coverage of the New Super Mario Bros. Wii launch event at the Nintendo World Store. It was supposed to be a four-hour bus ride, but somehow the good people of Fung ...   read

 
 
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New York's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 launch event

On the eve of the release of what is arguably the most anticipated game of 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Activision joined with Microsoft and GameStop to take over New York’s Union Square with a massive party celebrating the l...   read

 
 
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Tekken 6 is about to throw a party, you're invited

Hey, Dtoid New York. Want to do something fun and possibly win a prize? Then head out to Namco Bandai's Tekken 6 launch party on Oct. 29 from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. It's being held by New York - Tokyo and will feature a tournament for those wanti...   read

 
 
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Wii Sports Resort report: A beach ... in Times Square?!

Yesterday, Nintendo held a launch event for Wii Sports Resort in New York City’s Times Square, allowing the public to try out the game three full days before its launch on Sunday, July 26th. They went all-out for this one, trucking in...   read

 
 
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Sand dumped all over NYC in the name of Wii Sports Resort

In an effort to promote the forthcoming release of Wii Sports Resort, Nintendo spent a bazillion dollars turning part of New York City's Time Square the game's fictional setting, Wuhu Island. Leading up to the event, Nintendo issued ab...   read

 
 
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Nintendo turns Times Square into Wii Sports Resort

You know if you live in New York, you get to check out all the cool events Nintendo decides to throw over at the Nintendo World Store (and I'm jealous of people who get to do these things!). Their latest performance will include transformin...   read

 
 
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Find out what the f*ck Starfy is in New York City

When Nintendo announced the Nintendo DS title Legend of Starfy for a North American release, we asked "What the f*ck is Legend of Starfy?" With that question answered, we look towards filling in the next blank: Who the f*ck is Sta...   read

 
 
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Nintendo partners with DJ Academy for Rhythm Heaven event

If you've already mastered Rhythm Heaven on the Nintendo DS, Nintendo wants to put your real skills to this test this week in New York City. This Thursday, April 9, Nintendo will be hosting a Rhythm Heaven event at the Scratch DJ Acade...   read

 
 
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Street artists invade New York City with tile-mosaic Mario art

I miss living in or near New York City. The culture, the people, the cheap hot dogs, and the night life are unmatched almost anywhere in the world. And now there's this. Looks like some clever street artists are at it in the City that ...   read

 
 
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Yuffie to join the cast of Avenue Q

“Everyone’s A Little Bit Racist.” “If You Were Gay.” “The Internet Is For Porn.” These are just a few of the amazing songs in Broadway hit Avenue Q. And before you start making fun of me for talking...   read

 
 
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Banjo-wielding chiptunes artist Bud Melvin scores short film

It's Wednesday, and if you live in New York City, you should rush down tonight to The Tank's monthly film series, New York Experimental, for the premiere of the short film, NightSide. Directed by Paul Owens of 2 Player Productions (known fo...   read

 
 
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Aural Fixation: The Nullstravaganza continues

 Nullsleep has been quite busy lately, gigging, celebrating the beginning of summer, putting out a new record, and fronting the 8bitpeoples juggernaut, as always. The video before you is part of Nullsleep's performance in the fir...   read

 
 
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