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Epileptic Gaming goes epic this week: Start off today right with a bit of Summa

Our pals over at Epileptic Gaming have got quite the week planned for gamers who like a show that "gets it." I'll be kicking off the stellar week with them today as I drop by to do my special guest duties. But don't stop ...   read

 
 
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Miyamoto nominated for TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential People

Every year, TIME magazine compiles a list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World." Out of the 204 nominations this year, readers can vote on who they want to be in the final 100. After getting over my depression that Nie...   read

 
 
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Happy birthday to G4 TV's Zach Selwyn

Look, I drink......and from time to time I have the luck of meeting some great people in the industry. Aside from my chance meeting with Jesus at a bar in Denver, Zach Selwyn is one of the nicest people I have met yet. We got...   read

 
 
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300 advance tickets to E for All -- limited supply, available ... RIGHT NOW!

As promised, Destructoid locked in 300 advance VIP tickets for our readers and are available starting today until they sell out. Here's the link with my super secret code (dtoid):http://tix.eforallexpo.com/index.html?i=dtoidWhy give a ...   read

 
 
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Serkis goes insane for Heavenly Sword

  Pro tip: Don't mess with Andy Serkis. He's plotting to rid the kingdom of the weak, old, sick, perverts, fanatics, self-professing messiahs, spineless freaks, terrorists, degenerates, stupid and especially -- the babe. H...   read

 
 
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Activision sends Piano Hero fella cease and decist; denies plans of Lawyer Hero

APRIL 5th, LOS GATICOS MUY MUY MALOS, CALIFORNIA -- Activision has apparently sent a sternly-worded cease-and-decist letter to the unsuspecting maker of Piano Hero. The game is supposed to be a tribute to the Guitar Hero franchise: a free ...   read

 
 
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The story so far: Prince of Persia

Welcome to the first “Story So Far” ever. This series will help you catch up to speed on game sequels and the storylines that preceded them. Today sees the release of Prince of Persia: Rival Swords for the Wii. Despite the...   read

 
 
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UNO is the first Xbox Live Arcade game to be downloaded one million times

According to Albert Penello, marketing director for Xbox, UNO, a card game deemed “the devil’s work” by my loving grandmother, is the first XBLA game to go platinum.Most people will cry foul, thinking a more “deservi...   read

 
 
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Podtoid 20: Jgermeister & video games

[ Update: You can now stream it from Podtoid.com -Niero ] This one's a fatty, weighing in at an hour and a half, but it's a good ride with guests like the lovely Jessica Chobot and Cheap Ass Gamer's Cheapy D. Ron shows several ...   read

 
 
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South Korean StarCraft championships video leaves me ... well, speechless

Oh the pageantry of two nerds sitting at a computer surrounded by adoring crowds, bright lights and the pressure of being the best ... simply the best. Color me weird, but I always found the way professional gaming was handled and appreci...   read

 
 
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Pac-Man legend: There is only one A.S.S.

Take this documentary of one of the world's most legendary Pac-Man players, Alexander Seymor Smith (best initials ever) as a cautionary tale: Let the world know that there is only one A.S.S. before it's too late. Also, If you ever g...   read

 
 
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SXSW 07: Killer swag contest

It's fairly standard: You go to a convention, you get a ton of swag. One of the most pimped-out swag items we've seen so far, though, is this hotness from Killer -- they make high-end network interface cards that help hardcore gam...   read

 
 
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GDC 2007: Last night's pre-party at the W Hotel, Ron loves CliffyB edition

These guys know how to party: last night we spent some quality time with a ton of industry folks at the W Hotel -- en evening of screaming, sharing stories, and testing the body's physical alcohol consumption limits. Pictured from left ...   read

 
 
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GDC 2007: Stay at the W Hotel, score a job with Sony

The initial crew of Destructoid has landed in San Francisco as we prepare to demolish the Game Developer's Conference with our mighty foot. As Nex, Colette and I checked into our hotel (the posh W Hotel in downtown San Fran), we wer...   read

 
 
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Ode to the Extra Life

Oh, extra life, how we adore thee. You're always there to pick us back up when we have fallen. You're always there to heal our every wound up good as new. You are a stalwart companion and an indispensible element in fighting the goo...   read

 
 
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Nintendo completes phase one of world takeover plot

Nintendo stated that their plan with the name "Wii" was an effort to make a console that could appeal to everyone universally. While I wasn't so crazy about the name itself (or the related appearance of every pecker joke known...   read

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part five

Well, its been a long run for us, kids but we're finally at the end. I wanna thank the fans for sticking with me through parts one through five and I hope it was worth the journey for us all.For the newbs that are just getting here, I e...   read

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part four

Yea! It's time again for more manly men from Final Fantasy games. *audience applause*Now sit back and relax as we present to you the next three contestants in our list of manly men. All are very eager to meet you and have been waiting p...   read

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part three

I thought at first it would be hard to make a new silly picture each day to go with my posts, but Final Fantasy XII screen shots are pretty easy to make fun of, which is just wrong I think. Or at least it should be. Today I've got 3 mor...   read

 
 
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Gears of War officially coming to the PC

In the spirit of he whom doth unpack mountains of expensive UPS boxes I bring you another installment of Captain Obvious, or Capitan No Jodas for you spanish kids.  Confirming what our little hearts and minds knew from day one, Epic&...   read

 
 
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Handful of ex-Clover staff form Seeds, Inc

Okay, so it's not quite as grand a gesture as, say, Capcom showering the former employees of the now-defunct Clover Studio with cash and concubines and granting them carte blanche to create whatever bizarre or otherwise unusual title ...   read

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part two

I hope Lady Ashe checked that her husband to be was actually a man first, because that is one girlie looking guy. Yesterday I posted the first of 3 examples of manly man from Final Fantasy games and today I have 3 more to add to the li...   read

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part one

I’ve been playing Final Fantasy XII for the last few days and I’ve come to the realization that SquareEnix needs to be reminded what a real man looks like. Every male character in the game is prettier looking then all the fema...   read

 
 
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Broken Pixels 6: Spice Girls and Arnold

I've professed my love before of Broken Pixels, so Jesus Christ on a cracker was I happy to see a brand new one today. They don't come out often enough, so when they do, it's like my very own holiday with a cherry on top. Chec...   read

 
 
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Good joke: ex-ESA says don't cut and run

Next-Gen is running a feature on the ex-ESA president's speech at D.I.C.E. that criticized publishers to stick up for their games, litigate to the bitter end for them, and take more responsibility for the content they create and the E...   read

 
 
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