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Destructoid Rewind:
Our biggest stories from Feb 4-10, 2007

On this week's < Destructoid Rewind < the Reverend's opus the Mario Brothers on the big screen dominates the charts with over a sixty thousand readers (yes, yes, that's over 9,000). Was it a masterpiece or is he watching the film thr...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO! Episode 30: New Year's Retrolutions

Welcome to the last Monday of 2007, folks. Did you have a good year? Did you get everything that you wanted? Did you accomplish all the things that you planned for yourself over the last year? Yeah, me neither. But at least your friends her...   read

 
 
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Game Debate to the Death!
SkiFree VS Rodent's Revenge

Last week's debate was a brawl between the twenty-five masters of Super Smash Bros. Melee. Some cast characters didn't do nearly as well as others, but the race for the only trophy that matters was close. Who did we decide was the best figh...   read

 
 
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Survey says that casual games are bringing families together

Can a Wii fix your broken family? Are casual games good for everyone? In a recent survey polling 7,500 casual gaming adults, about a third had children or grandchildren who played casual games in their home, and 80 percent of them play the ...   read

 
 
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Senior gamer draws gun to protect his games

An 85-year-old New Mexico man took the law into his own hands, protecting his gaming rig by pulling a handgun on a robber who he found hiding underneath his bed.After leaving his house for the day, Alton Tillman doubled back, and came back ...   read

 
 
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Shenmue Online canceled: Who will move all of these online crates now?

Word from all over the place is that the planned PC MMORPG version of Sega's crate moving, direction asking simulator, Shenmue, has been canceled. The game was to be set around the events of Shenmue II, featuring many characters and element...   read

 
 
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EA pulls 49 online titles off of life support, watches them slowly die

It's now time to make a visit and pay your final respects to the elders. Make your piece and say your goodbyes, as Electronic Arts will be pulling the plug on dozens of their online titles come September 1st. Varied EA titles, mostly sport...   read

 
 
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The founder of GameFAQs to step down after twelve glorious years of faqqing

I thought that my emotions were no longer a working part of me and that my tear ducts and vage had dried up long ago, but apparently there is some humanity left in me after all. Jeff Veasey, or "CJayC" as he is more commonly known...   read

 
 
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E3 2007 Aftershocks: Hands-sticky with the Wii Party Station

While running around Santa Monica a resident Dtoid editor scooped me on a strange coffee table gaming accessory that popped up at the event: The Wii Party Station. The uncoventional product has been met with a fair share of curiosity and d...   read

 
 
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Bargain Bin Laden #19: Otogi

Things look pretty bleak for the next month or so, don't they? Ah, summertime -- when the gaming industry actually offers a pretty compelling excuse to get off your ass and get outside. There's not much between here and the end of A...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO! recording tonight; I miss arcades

That's right kids (and old people), I miss me my arcades. I miss being able to play the hottest new games in the dark, cigarette scented arenas that used to be my full-time hangout. Where did all these wonderful places go? And, why?Well...   read

 
 
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Wii Party Station? Are they serious?

It is no secret that Nintendo's Wii is great for parties, and if you haven't had the pleasure of playing a drunken Wii Bowling session, then you're really missing out. Now, Nyko is trying to cash in on the Wii player again, not...   read

 
 
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Give your DS some 'Style'

No, I'm not talking about your gaudy, bejewelled Metallic Rose monstrosity, but rather the software you'd put in it. It's fairly safe to say that gamers aren't the most well rounded people as far as culture goes. Sure, we kn...   read

 
 
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On today's episode of 'Nerds Make the Darndest Things' ...

Sometimes I like to imagine what mixing two totally awesome things together would be like, Jade Cocoon-style. Perhaps Adriana Lima with a language I can understand, or a pterodactyl with a Moonkin from World of Warcraft.. I also like to dip...   read

 
 
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Condemned 2: Bloodshot artwork is hobo-rific

I rolled out of my nice, warm bed this morning to find a small collection of Condemned 2: Bloodshot artwork in my mail box. This artwork features, predominantly, images of people who appear to not have nice, warm beds. This sucks for them, ...   read

 
 
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EA: You haven't seen the last of The Godfather engine

It looks like the game engine that powered The Godfather still has a bit more life left in it. According to one industry analyst, EA has planned on using the engine in at least five upcoming projects, including a follow up to The Godfather ...   read

 
 
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More proof that grannies love the Wii

 Here is everybody's favorite hardcore senior citizen, Old Grandma Hardcore, trying her hand at Super Paper Mario. Listen to her swear in a manner that would make most other grandmas and sailors cower in horror. If that isn't e...   read

 
 
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Captain Obvious: Analysts are useless

Sometimes posts just write themselves. Such is the case with this latest edition of Captain Obvious. I think we can all agree analysts are pretty ... well, useless. Usually, they spout off things we all already know or something so outland...   read

 
 
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Old Forbes dude calls Microsoft's gaming attempts a 'disastrous endeavour'

For most of us that have an Xbox 360 (that works), we love it. In fact, I'd say for most gamers nowadays in the North America regions, the 360 has more or less become the next-gen console of choice -- maybe mostly due to the fact that b...   read

 
 
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ZOMG!!! It's Atari trivia time.

Look I drink...But I did tell you all that another test was coming. This test makes the last look like a walk in the park. The fuzzy memories really became obvious to me this time. In the first round, I managed getting them all correct...   read

 
 
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ZOMG!!! It's NES trivia time.

Look I drink...From time to time, this makes my memory a little fuzzy. These NES games were my life as a kid. Every box of every game for almost a decade is deeply stained into my brain. Instantly, I recognized everyone of th...   read

 
 
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Old people game? Unlikely

It's all over this dammed Interblogweb device that one in seven people over the age of a hundred have played video games. Apparently this is exciting news, but let's face it, it's really not, for two reasons: One: Video game...   read

 
 
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Destructoid: The Italian Restaurant

Diversification is important for a growing gaming business, as is stockpiling marinara sauce and not making offensive Mario impressions when Italian people visit. This is why we broke in a local Bucca De Beppo and completely vandalized the...   read

 
 
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Get your poor grandmother out of that home and into a Wii bowling league

Dtoid Quiz: Which of the following are you most likely to see in an Italian restaurant?a) breadsticksb) red and white checkered tableclothsc) meatballsd) a Wii bowling leagueThe answer is obviously “c,” but I wouldn’t be s...   read

 
 
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GDC 2007: Greybush goes backstage

Our roving reporter, Ron "Greybush" Workman spent a little time on the GDC floor yesterday before it opened up today. As usual, the ol' bush was in fine form. Enjoy!   read

 
 
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