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WWE's Xavier Woods is co-hosting the SXSW Gaming Awards

Ohhhh Austin, Texas, don't you dare be sour! Clap for your South by Southwest Gaming Awards co-host and feel the power! It's Xavier Woods, yes it is! The New Day's Xavier Woods is one half of the hosting team of this year's SXSW Gaming Awar...

 
 
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New Banjo-Kazooie shown at SXSW

Are you ready to have a sad? The SXSW Gaming Awards had Banjo and Kazooie on screen being flown through the air via audience participation with the use of motion controls. No new game has been announced from Rare just yet, though the s...

 
 
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Ubisoft Toronto has five games in production

Ubisoft Toronto has five unannounced games in development, two of which are being co-developed with other studios, managing director Jade Raymond revealed at SXSW. "There are definitely a lot of plates spinning," she said at the Austin, Tex...

 
 
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Tales from Tales from the Borderlands from SXSW

Telltale and Gearbox are talking Tales from the Borderlands at their SXSW panel. From the alcohol fueled conception (just like most of us) to talking protagonists, this lengthy chat has it all. Which is good because the episodic adventure ...

 
 
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Tales from the Borderlands: first details at SXSW panel

Are you going to SXSW next month? Then you should make it out to Telltale's and Gearbox's panel as they're going to reveal the very first details on Tales from the Borderlands, their recently announced team-up title. Gearbox boss Randy Pitc...

 
 
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SXSW Gaming Awards finalists announced, fan vote open

The first-ever SXSW Gaming Awards have announced the first finalists. These were picked from games that were released in 2013, by industry judges and cool folks such as yours truly. You'll see the usual suspects in the Game of the Year Awar...

 
 
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Ouya can play current blockbusters but 'why would we?'

Assassin's Creed, Mass Effect and Call of Duty may be all the rage these days, but Ouya, the $99 Android-based console, is going after a different market, according to founder Julie Uhrman. When asked if the console could play current-gen b...

 
 
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Pachter: Next-gen games cost $70, no more consoles after

[Update: Keighley has produced another slide in which Pachter predicts that "Durango" will be the generation leader because it has a TV tuner and Skype. Also, there will be no more publisher bankruptcies. Yeah, fat chance.] Wedbush Securiti...

 
 
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf and others demoed at SXSW

Don't you hate people that say "South By" when referring to popular film, music, and interactive festival SXSW? I do. That's kind of like those people that say they have a Facebook. A Facebook what? Account? A book of faces?  Nintendo ...

 
 
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I'm in your airport, ready to leave your city

The long strange journey that was the past two weeks is about to come to a close. As you loyal readers know, Destructoid took over San Francisco last week at GDC and then went ahead and decided to spread the seed in Austin, Texas, for the ...

 
 
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SXSW 07: Live blogging Will Wright

Will Wright is about to speak here at South by Southwest and I'm sitting right here ready to give you all the goods he's about to drop. Hit the jump for the live blogging action ... sexy.Talking after: Confirmed for second half of ...

 
 
 
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SXSW 07: Screenburn is dead

The SXSW Screenburn arcade comes to a close today, so we just killed time by hanging out and eating three square meals at Friday's. I'm jumping on a series of midnight airplanes to get back to Miami, so before I go I leave you with ...

 
 
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SXSW 07: Hands-on with Jam Sessions DS

var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/gaming_news/Hands_on_with_Jam_Sessions_for_Nintendo_DS'; Today we spent some personal time with Ubisoft's new Nintendo DS game: Jam Sessions here at the Screenburn exhibition at South by Southwest....

 
 
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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...

 
 
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SXSW 07: The Dorkbot beer garden party

Naturally, we were magnetically drawn to last night's Dorkbot party, a movement dedicated to doing useful, geeky, and interesting things with electricity. The outdoor event actually ran on keg-power though, as hundreds lined up to guzz...

 
 
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SXSW 07: Playing with your shadow

One of the neat little interactive displays here at South by Southwest was this motion sensing shadow thingy (technical term) that we were able to play with. As you can see, I'm all about stealing little kids' bubbles and whatnot....

 
 
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SXSW 07: Seagate vs. Summa for charity

While our executive editor may look like a heartless rapist crawling the Austin streets for girls with daddy problems, Robert Summa has a heart of gold for the chilluns and participated in today's Seagate charity event. Check out the ...

 
 
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SXSW 07: First impressions

The interactive arm of the South by Southwest exposition kicked into full gear today at the Austin convention center, steps away from the craptacular Radisson Hotel whose computer system has been down since 9 a.m. and has us wandering the s...

 
 
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SXSW 07: I'm in your state, stealing your runaways

What's left over of the GDC 07 crew -- Niero, PR Nightmare and myself -- have just landed in Austin, Texas, for the South by Southwest Interactive festival. We're not 100% sure on what sort of gaming juice we'll be able to squ...

 
 




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Quite enjoying Yooka-Laylee so Its a bit unpolished and the levels arent as concisely designed as in Banjo-Kazooie (Tooie is debatable), but its pretty fun and it caters to my Collectathon Platformer

 
 

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