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HD Remix designer has beef with Street Fighter IV

You can't say anything bad about Street Fighter IV in this day and age. Believe me, I've tried. It's almost as bad as saying how rich you are and how many cars and houses you have in the middle of this economic downturn. Hell, it's worse to...   read

 
 
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Despite constant attacks, Dead Rising Chop Till You Drop zombies stand tall

By "tall" I mean over ten feet tall, in what looks like one of Dead Rising: Chop Til You Drop's many side quests. Other such quests include taking on three chainsaw wielding killer clowns at once, killing an unspecified amount of zombies wi...   read

 
 
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How Sony is screwing Player Two on the PlayStation 3

It sounds great in theory, but having a significant other who is also a gamer isn't always as great as you'd think.Sure, it's helpful that my wife understands my job, my hobby, and my obsession. When work (or pleasure) calls for me to lose ...   read

 
 
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Capcom USA on Dead Rising Wii: 'The TGS build was mostly just a tech demo'

Have you read any the hands-on impressions of upcoming 360 to Wii port of Dead Rising? If so, you know that things are looking pretty grim. It doesn't matter if you are generally Wii-skeptical like our Editor-in-Chief Nick Chester (who awar...   read

 
 
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Five easy ways Nintendo of America can start making up with their core audience

The "big news" from this year's E3 wasn't the announcement of any new exciting game. It wasn't the first sightings of any new, up-and-coming console. It was the news that Nintendo, or more specifically, Nintendo of America, had co...   read

 
 
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Give me in-game retries, or give me death

This will likely sound completely random and irrelevant, but something occurred to me today as I was playing Galaga Legions (a proper review is coming soon) that I thought might be somewhat common amongst the shmup fan community. That, or ...   read

 
 
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The three big WUTs of Nintendo Power's Castlevania Judgment announcement

Last Thursday, our own Brad Nicholson broke the rumor that a new Castlevania fighting game titled Castlevania Judgment was announced in the latest issue of Nintendo Power, with pics to prove it courtesy of JeuxFrance. This morning, I manage...   read

 
 
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Jaffe responds to NoE's 'geeks and otaku' claim

Yesterday, many Destructoid readers were upset to hear Nintendo of Europe's Laurent Fischer (that's a dude!) thoughts on the Wii storage limit problem, as he feels that only "geeks and otaku" desire additional memory for their lit...   read

 
 
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Rockstar wants to f**k casual gaming right in its ear

Rockstar Games' Vice President of creativity and Grand Theft Auto writer Dan Houser has very vocally attacked the "casual gaming" craze currently gripping the games industry. He didn't feel the need to be particularly eloquent abo...   read

 
 
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Undeniable failure: An open letter to Microsoft on the Xbox 360 Dpad

Following our controller episode of RetroforceGO!, I have received a surprising number of emails and messages regarding the Xbox 360 Dpad and the countless mods, DIY fixes, and third-party alternatives that exist to solve the problem. Shock...   read

 
 
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Nobody likes being disagreed with, and nobody enjoys having something that they like besmirched. However, when it comes to differences of opinion, there is a marked difference between debating the issue and becoming a stupid,...   read

 
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Wii hardware 'surprisingly stable,' nunchuk's manliness not so much

Wii-a-phobia continues to run rampant amongst the hardcore gaming community. There is a new hate-rant about the Wii written almost every day, and not just by random members of the Internet, but often by paid journalists as well. Despite all...   read

 
 
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Sessler's Soapbox: Play with your damn kids!

In the latest edition of Adam Sessler's soapbox, the X-Play host laments the lack of parents who actually take the time to play (and understand) videogames with their children. He references the recent study that indicated that 43% of paren...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video [This month Destructoid celebrates 7 friggin' years of whatever it is we do! Here's the most popular article of this weekend, back in 2007, and easily one of my favorite story headlines of all time. Check our Golden Archi...   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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Nintendo fails to deliver region-free Wii; WiiKey corrects their mistake

There is nothing more annoying for a Japanese video game enthusiast than region locking. We have the same 60 Hz televisions, the games can work perfectly on our consoles, but there is a "feature" that prevents us from doing so. ...   read

 
 
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Idiots live on the Internet

Today there was a popular article being shared about a female gamer with problems fitting into the online community and after reading her article, I feel that she doesn’t understand how the online world works. Every female gamer ...   read

 
 
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EGM reveals Guitar Hero 80s Edition; Winger still sucks

The latest issue of EGM reveals the next step for Red Octane, the developers behind every geek's rock and roll dream machine Guitar Hero. Apparently during the new year, they will be releasing an expansion pack of sorts to their beloved...   read

 
 
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Rant -- EA announces UEFA Champions League game

Disclaimer - The game is called football, since you play it with your feet. Anyone who disagrees can go get bent. Pictured above is who I hope is Jan Vinegoor of Hesselink, who has the best name in football and awesome goals to match. ...   read

 
 
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A plea to end the war. No, not that one.

Fanboys: they walk amongst us. They're in our schools. At the workplace. Even at your neighborhood grocery. In fact, odds are that someone you know might be a fanboy -- a friend or family member. They are amongst you! Panic! Suspicion! ...   read

 
 
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Top 5 pet peeves with my PlayStation 3

Last week I walked into a store and bought a PlayStation 3 after making a few phone calls. No fortune spent on eBay, no beating anyone up with a bat. It wasn't exactly just sitting on the floor, but it was easy enough to get one. Since...   read

 
 
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Rechargable Wiimote dock coming + manufacturers are lazier than teamsters!

Engadget brings us a story about an item called the Wii PowerStation that is essentially a recharger dock for the Wiimote. Since it normally runs on batteries, one must replace those batteries at some point with much gnashing of teeth and s...   read

 
 
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Second Life ... now with more rape!

If you heard Podtoid 10 you know how we feel about Second Life, and rarely we post about it unless it is to trash it ... and this is one of those cases. The glorified chat program posing as a video game has apparently stooped to Sociotron ...   read

 
 
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EGM gives Elebits a 4, eats kittens for breakfast

Now that you've all had a chance to hate us over a certain recently-posted review, I thought I'd show some similar love for our brothers-in-arms over at EGM, who recently gave Elebits -- currently, my favorite reason to own a Wii --...   read

 
 
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The 360's "shooter fetish"

All right, me buckos. Following that crazy spree of news posts, it's time for some original content. Now, due to time constraints (and late-evening laziness starting to creep into my bones), I won't be doing one of my crazy, three-p...   read

 
 
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