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Proof that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a Tetris god

Steve Wozniak, computer wizard and one of the founding fathers of Apple, has boasted about his mad Game Boy Tetris skills on several occasions. According to Steve, he still walks around town armed with a few Game Boy Lights (Japanese-exclus...   read

 
 
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Lifestyle shots of the new and improved Mr. Destructoid

Did you figure out our little tease? It was indeed a big, glowing eyeball, one of the new features on the latest iteration of the Mr. Destructoid helmet. Once again courtesy of Volpin Props, this piece of high fashion will no doubt be all t...   read

 
 
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Pikmin 2 Wii pops up on HMV's website

I desperately want to know what this means. Like many of us here at Destructoid, I consider Pikmin 2 to be one of the greatest games ever made, so to think that we're getting more of the game has my heart all a flutter. HMV has a listing fo...   read

 
 
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Renegade Kid set to reveal next game; we have a secret!

Renegade Kid, developer of fine Nintendo DS titles like Dementium and Moon, will reveal its new game tomorrow. Studio co-founder Jools Watsham has even been dropping hints on the next title all over his Twitter account. Here's what we know ...   read

 
 



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Out of This World designer talks new game, inspiration

An interview with Jordan Mechner (Prince of Persia) and Eric Chahi (Out of This World aka Another World) about inspiration in game design is bound to be phenomenal, but when you slip in an excellent piece of news right inside the article, y...   read

 
 
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Take a photo tour of Blizzard's awesome offices

Even though Jonathan visited Blizzard HQ twice over the summer and brought back a few photos, Blizzard has always been a rather secretive company. In an industry full of leaks and rumors, Blizzard keeps most of its info and inner-workings u...   read

 
 
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Miami's biggest gaming party is tonight! GameNarp.com

If you're in South Florida and missed the last one, here's your chance to redeem yourself! Destructoid and friends are hosting our next gaming event TONIGHT at Florida International University South Campus with more tournaments, over 100 ga...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Nolan Bushnell to keynote ScrewAttack Gaming Conference

You'd never believe what happened to me today: I was out jogging with pineapples (as I usually start my week) when I slammed head-first into a six foot bird. He began spewing all kinds of nonsense about an Ironman of Gaming so I challenged ...   read

 
 
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Can you dig it? 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand won't be axed after all

50 Cent: Blood on the Sand is one of those games that you buy not because it's going to be "good," but because it will provide plenty of laughs after you have downed a few drinks. Don't believe me? Then go watch the official trail...   read

 
 



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EXCLUSIVE! The lost Metal Gear 2 codec

Did that just really happen? Destructoid's Dale North recently interviewed the voice of Solid Snake, David Hayter, and picked up something unique that I know our weekend Dtoiders will enjoy. Check out the video or download the codec MP3 fi...   read

 
 
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Phil Harrison on the new Atari: No single-player games or big-budget titles

Phil Harrison is a bright man, tall as the PS3 is heavy, and full of vision and a knack for hitting the nail on the head when it comes to what gamers really want. Like no more single-player games from Atari. Wait, what?I don't see that we'r...   read

 
 
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Beauty is skin deep: Calling out the graphics pimps

There is a term among the gamer community the describes a certain subsect of gamers interested only in how impressive a game looks -- "graphics whores." These are people who get excited over how a game looks more than how it plays...   read

 
 
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New York Times maps the geek universe around Gary Gygax

Here's some chicken soup for the geek in you: the New York Times has mapped out a matrix of all of the things that may have directly benefited for the geekery that was Dungeons and Dragons. It may be a stretch to attribute the problem-solv...   read

 
 
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PopCap founder: we can destroy the depth of console games

To most people, they are the often played but little known name stashed away in their favorites folder for when the boss isn't around, but PopCap games doesn't like to think of themselves that way. With over a billion total downloads of the...   read

 
 



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Destructoid interview: Ben 'Yahtzee' Croshaw

He is one of videogame media's most recognized voices, a quick-witted, fast talking Englishman with a bitter world view and a need to be pleased. He was named one of Destructoid's icons of 2007, and his weekly posts ignite message boards up...   read

 
 
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Ceramic white PS3 may be coming to the US

If you have bitterness about Japan's neverending array of colored consoles and portables, this bit will hopefully help to erase some of that simmering hatred. Per filings at the Federal Communications Commission, evidence points to Sony bri...   read

 
 
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Someone stuck an NES into a shoe ... that's about it, really

Sneakers and the NES, together at last! It was once such a fruitless struggle -- I'd spend hours, sometimes days of my childhood cramming NES cartridges into my Thomas the Tank Engine boots, desperate to be able to play Gremlins II via my f...   read

 
 
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Destructoid reader has a license plate more epic than yours

The Burling recently posted this community blog about a Destructoid community member's awesome new license plate. Who is this user? Why, it's none other than tazartheyoot! He's got this bad boy for the next two years, so give this man a dol...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO!: Episode 14: Everything's coming up Metroid

Another week, another podcast, and another chance to hem and haw about games from a cranky old gamers point of view. Yes folks, it's time for another RetroforceGO! This week, the Core Four reunites and has a long, looooong discussion in cel...   read

 
 



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Balrog finally gets the tribute he deserves

Aaah, Balrog, you never get your dues, do you? Recognized only for having your name swapped with M. Bison, you will remain one of the least cared about Street Fighter characters ever. But fret not, oh noble boxer of confusing identity crisi...   read

 
 
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The King of Kong review: Go see it, like, yesterday

Our beloved Tiff was kind enough to post the trailer for The King of Kong for us last month, and I've been patiently waiting ever since to see the full film in the theatre. What I was expecting was a light hearted tale about competitive arc...   read

 
 
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Make your own NES controller iPod remote

Look I drink...but I also love cool tech gadgets. Awhile back Aaron brought you coverage of a NES/iPod mod and I think I  have found you another one. As soon as I caught this, I knew that el Dtoid comunidad would want it. Hel...   read

 
 
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Stupid Sunday rumor: Phil Harrison dating Jade Raymond

So, with the fun of E3 now over and even the UK staff recovering from hard journalistic work, it's time to get our noses back to the grindstone and, very much like cleaners dealing with the morning after a wedding party, sweep out the ...   read

 
 


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Guitar Heroes Never Die!

Look I drink...And if anyone can make me laugh at Guitar Hero, it has to be the guys at mailordercomedy. I could write more, but it would be pointless. Like the time I tried to marry a piece of Bluberry pie. Wait. That was Family Guy wasn&#...   read

 
 
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Podtoid 24: International Edition!

This week's Podtoid took on a bit of worldly flavor with the addition of Cheapy D (coming at ya' from the dank, post-apocalyptic streets of Neo-Tokyo Japan), and a sleep-addled cameo from the reigning queen of the DToid community a...   read

 
 
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Well that bitching over Hyper Light Drifter was apparently my 200th There is a Its 2 of Im celebrating with cranberry moonshine and

 
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On a side note, this might be the least interest fall/winter line up Ive seen in a long Anyone feverishly excited for something? Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4 for and thats a year Whats got you kids hyped?

 
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I done messed I had a chance to buy Hyper Light Drifter for But I missed it, and now Im broke for an indeterminate amount of Sucks, it was in my top 3 most anticipated this 1 being The Witness and 3 being Dark Souls

 
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Shout outs to Hypno Coffin and Malthor for helping me through an entire hunter rank tier!

 
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Nintendo can potentially change the landscape of gaming but it wont work if the system looks silly in FACTS!

 
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Man Im playing RE5 and while it is fun and everything, the camera is TOO DAMN CLOSE, Chris occupies half of the screen , and fuck, when I can see where Im going Shiva is in the its a great game, fun

 
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I, too, enjoy eating a bed full of nails for

 
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Playing Skyrim on my new PC, and while the graphics are only on High, its great to see it running so

 
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Gotta say, the Leather Armour set is my favorite MH starting armour of the Love how the yellow just pops, plus goggles always make you look

 
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