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Playing sports video games increases the risk of playing real sports

Most gamers scoff at the suggestion that video games can influence real life behavior. "I've been playing violent video games my whole life and I turned out all right!" we say, citing anecdotal evidence as fact. Well, sorry to say, a new st...   read

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Honest Kickstarter details exactly how it'll waste your money (Fauxclusive)

Following allegations of behind-the-scenes financial misconduct with the crowdfunded Ant Simulator game, the team behind a newly-launched Kickstarter campaign is now promising complete transparency with how it will ultimately blow...   read

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Bad Updates

New Vita update physically attacks anyone who tries to play with it (Fauxclusive)

In its continuing efforts to convince fans to finally let go of the PlayStation Vita, Sony released an update for the device earlier this week that caused a wide variety of problems, including making it nearly impossible to connect to the P...   read

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ESPN interviewing busty blondes for eSports sideline reporter gig (Fauxclusive)

Much to the chagrin of many traditional sports fans, ESPN is betting big on the future of eSports. The network has already hired reporters to cover the eSports beat, will broadcast this month’s Halo Championship Tour at the X Games, a...   read

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Madden Ultimate Team

California dad betting on big lottery win to pay son's Xbox One bill (Fauxclusive)

Millions of people across the country will be watching tonight when the winning numbers for the biggest Powerball jackpot in history are announced. California father Gerald Present says he hopes the $150 he spent on tickets is enough t...   read

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Could Aurai be competition for Oculus Rift?

Sure, Oculus is making big waves at CES right now, but some lower-profile tech is also on display. Making its debut today is Aurai, another device that fits on your face and reminds me of LeVar Burton's character from Star Trek. Let's break...   read

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Konami gives Hideo Kojima an entire hour of outdoor time (Fauxclusive)

Saying it's not the monster the media has made it out to be, Konami confirmed today it let Hideo Kojima out of his cell for one whole hour as a reward for his win at The Game Awards. Kojima and his team took home the award for Best Action/A...   read

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Review Drama

Fragile gamer says she just can't handle Destructoid reviews anymore (Fauxclusive)

Wiping a stream of tears from her cheek, New Jersey gamer Claudia Bennet confirmed today she can no longer deal with reviews from "I just don't understand," Bennet cried while clutching her copy of Fallout 4. "Why... why do...   read

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Resident Evil

Did the Umbrella Corporation help write the TPP? (Fauxclusive)

The full text of the Trans Pacific Partnership, the massive trade deal that will finally turn the Pacific Rim into one giant corporatocracy, was released yesterday to an expected amount of skepticism. While government officials in all of ...   read

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Let's stop pretending Halo 5's gameplay matters

Halo 5: Guardians is a video game much like any other; some parts of it are real good, others not so much. Take the story, for example, this part of Halo 5 is pretty nice. There's a reason why we gave the game a good number i...   read

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Cash money

PewDiePie nearly has enough money to buy his soul back (Fauxclusive)

Earlier this week Forbes Magazine listed the ten richest celebrities on YouTube and to the surprise of absolutely no one, gaming personality PewDiePie ranked as the top YouTube earner with more than $12 million dollars made over the la...   read

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Pokemon Grindr

Apparently you can get laid via gay hookup apps by using Pokemon quotes

Ask any gay guy you know with a smartphone if he knows what Grindr is and he will tell you all about the popular hookup app for men that have sex with men; from the unsolicited dick pics, to the creepy married men trying to pay for sex. Eve...   read

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Legend of Zelda

Is The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes too formulaic? (Fauxclusive)

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is the first Zelda game for the 3DS to utilize co-operative play in a series that has traditionally been a single-player experience. So why does it feel so familiar? I played Tri Force Heroes this past ...   read

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Fungal Asshole
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Indie dev's angry rant demonstrates the stress after being Kickstarted

Having never heard of Elysian Shadows -- a 2D RPG that was Kickstarted for PC, mobile, Ouya, and even Dreamcast -- I stumbled across the above video of one of the developers, Falco Girgis, seemingly going off. Apparently one of the te...   read

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Law junk

Every video game delayed in the UK (Fauxclusive)

Following the enactment of the Consumer Rights Act 2015, which guarantees a refund for any digital video game purchase if they are found to be faulty, not as described or not a quality product; every video game publisher announced this mo...   read

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The New Normal

Major game studios ask that you just lower your standards from now on (Fauxclusive)

Following reports from video game QA testers that the industry hasn’t learned from the errors of the past, publishers and developers around the world today asked gamers to just lower their standards from here on out. Instead of trying...   read

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Apple TV

New Apple TV promises to bring gaming all the way into 2006 (Fauxclusive)

As predicted for nearly a decade, Tim Cook announced at Apple's September Event that the next iteration of the Apple TV will be able to play games. With a new motion-sensing controller and titles such as Guitar Hero hitting the system, Appl...   read

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Notch Tweets

Markus 'Notch' Persson posts vague tweets just to fuck with media (Fauxclusive)

Markus “Notch” Persson opened up on Twitter this weekend, posting several tweets lamenting that life as an celebrity isn't all it's cracked up to be. The tweets became a news sensation as several high-profile websites painted Pe...   read

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New Patent

Nintendo files patent for first sales-less console (Fauxclusive)

The discovery of two new patents filed by gaming giant Nintendo earlier this year may give us a peek into the future of the company. The first, as reported on Saturday, is for a disc-less home console. The second patent, which was discovere...   read

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Don't speak

Nintendo will now duct tape employee mouths shut before they go home for the day (Fauxclusive)

Following the dismissal of Nintendo Treehouse employee Chris Pranger over comments he made in a Part-Time Gamers podcast, Nintendo of America told employees that beginning next week the company will start physically taping their mouths sh...   read

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Pro Game Journo

Video games journalist is total big shot at high school reunion (Fauxclusive)

Students attending the Monroe High School Class of 2005 10-Year Reunion say the most memorable aspect of the night was neither the catering by In-N-Out Burger nor the Wolfmother cover band. No, these students say the thing they’ll r...   read

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Keiji Inafune: Is it too soon to start my next Kickstarter? (Fauxclusive)

Game developer Keiji Inafune asked himself today if it was too soon for him to start his next Kickstarter campaign. In the minutes following Red Ash's Kickstarter failure, Inafune paced around his office mentally going through his back cata...   read

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Rocket League

Live action Rocket League game ends in tragedy (Fauxclusive)

The bodies are still being pulled from the flaming wreckage of an 8-car accident after Tennessee teens tried to recreate the hit video game Rocket League. Organized by 16-year-old Bryan Song of Big Sandy, the game took place in an empty l...   read

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Pixels on Rotten Tomatoes

Some jerk ruined Pixels' perfect zero Rotten Tomatoes score

Look, we all knew from watching the trailer that Adam Sandler's 1980s video game-themed Pixels was going to be bad. That much was clear. So when Twitter was abuzz this morning about its zero percent Rotten Tomatoes score, nobody was su...   read

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Game changer

Upcoming PhysX update introduces state of the art dick physics (Fauxclusive)

Game developers around the world will soon be able to create the most naturalistic penises ever when NVIDIA releases the next update for its popular PhysX SDK. Codenamed “Woody Womb Pecker,” the update is being called a game-c...   read

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Just what the internet needs, yet another white guy writing about video games. Full Disclosure: I backed Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.



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