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E3 10: Old Xbox 360s priced at $149 on Tuesday

The Xbox 360 "Slim" was arguably the biggest news in an otherwise dreary Microsoft press conference. With the sleeker, smaller model comes a little bit of news about the aged, dusty, old Xboxes that nobody cares about anymore. According to ...   read

 
 
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Crazy-pretty: Sakura Wars getting hot preorder art books

[As posted on Japanator] Are you planning to buy Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love for the PS2 or Wii this March? Haha! I kid, of course you are planning to buy it. However, decisions must still be made for exactly which version of Sakura Wars ...   read

 
 
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Inside Microsoft's first retail store

Coinciding with the release of Windows 7, Microsoft has opened their very first Microsoft Store in the Scottsdale Fashion Square mall in Scottsdale, Arizona. People camped out overnight in sixty degree temperatures (brrr!) to be among the f...   read

 
 
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Eye of Judgment with PlayStation Eye: $30 at Walmart

Look, I'm a blogger for a living. It's a fun life and all, but I can't say that I'm rolling in cash come payday (no offense, boss). So, for the day-to-day needs of my life, I visit the Walmart location nearest my house, as I did this day fo...   read

 
 
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Breaking! Free Destructoid shirts for the ladies while they last

Time to clean house!  Nerdyshirts is closing out the last of our 08' Destructoid skull & crossbones shirts for $5 plus shipping (all men's sizes are sold out, sorry!) but here's how to get it for free: To get the coupon just copy a...   read

 
 
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Phone cam pics of a new prototype GameStop store

Going into those little hole in the mall GameStop stores leaves much to be desired. Some are so small that you're likely to knock sh*t off the shelves just walking through it. It's also sometimes difficult to find what you're looking for in...   read

 
 
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Discountoid: Cyber Monday 2008

Just in case you didn’t max out all your credit cards on Black Friday, online retailers have fabricated a new bastion of American consumerism in recent years: “Cyber Monday.” It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving, and w...   read

 
 


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Black Friday at SplitReason - 20% off all Destructoid swag, today only

Buy our crap!  I'm happy to announce that our T-shirt supplier SplitReason is having a 20% off sale today on all Destructoid merch. including our new Kamikaze shirt (pictured) and the RetroforceGO! shirt (now available in Baby-T for th...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: MGS 4 pre-order bots responsible for Amazon downtime

Today was quite possibly the worst day for Amazon to experience downtime. Planned to be the day that Amazon began accepting pre-orders for the Metal Gear Solid 4 80 GB PS3 bundle, everything fell apart when Amazon experienced some seri...   read

 
 
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Nintendo: Wii has a shelf life of one hour

It was hard to obtain Nintendo's Wii in 2006, but even now it is hard to come across a Nintendo Wii in a retail store. There's still a crazy demand and a shortage of hardware. Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime told Wired.com in an interview that ...   read

 
 
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Play-Asia announces Year of the Rat sale, free consoles to be won

Play-Asia and my bank account should be connected by a direct wire -- or perhaps an IV tube would be a more accurate choice. I can't begin to tabulate how much of my money they've spirited away, but thanks to their upcoming Year of the Rat ...   read

 
 
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Japan braces for a Super Smash Bros. Brawl brawl due to shortages

If a delay didn't hurt enough, reports of a shortage of copies of Super Smash Bros. Brawl should have Japanese gamers clutching their chest and their reserve tickets.Our sister site Japanator points to a couple of shortage issues that have ...   read

 
 
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Toys R Us rewards you for buying Mario Galaxy with a $25 Gift Card

As some of you may already know, Toys R Us is tempting customers with the promise of a $25 Gift Card if you purchase Super Mario Galaxy at one of their retail stores. If you're going to get it (and you aren't already standing in a line some...   read

 
 
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PSP $169 price drop. Idea: keep waiting

A variety of sources with more child labor than us are reporting that the PSP will drop to $169 tomorrow, making it still $50 more expensive than the world's most succesful video game console ever. Talk about a tough act to follow! ...   read

 
 
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April Fool's Alert #5: WiiHelm and the WoW tinfoil cap

The WiiHelm by ThinkGeek is a great April Fool's Day joke in so many ways. The item even fooled Dave Rudden, an editor at Games.net, who was ready to put down $25 for the accessory when he was greeted by a "Fooled you!" Althou...   read

 
 
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Wii have some good news (update)

Are you still looking for your Nintendo Wii, only to find barren shelves and frowny faces? Are you still rabidly determined to purchase the system despite the naysayers? Well, our highly efficient Destructoid robot webscanners have you cove...   read

 
 
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52 issues of Famitsu just ... $398! Doh

HarrasmentPanda spotted an ironic deal on CheapAssGamer for hardcore gamers obsessed with reading about games we'll see in 6 months (if we're lucky): You can now subscribe to the #1 Japanese game mag Famitsu via Amazon for the low...   read

 
 
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Limited Edition Dtoid shirt: Ten bucks!

Love Destructoid and Also Cocks? Here's an opportunity to tell the world confuse the hell out of anyone that happens to walk past you. Your demented friends at Destructoid are professionally silkscreening a batch of shirts to hand out a...   read

 
 
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AWOMO: Branson's new baby

If Gametap is the whore of video game content delivery, then Richard Branson's unfortunately named AWOMO (A World of My Own) is the new kid on the block. This poor, dumpy kid will inevitably get beat up, even though it's only a m...   read

 
 
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Ninty dominates Amazon: SNES > PS3?

Fanboys will have a field day with Amazon's public Top 25 video game sales list, which is completely overrun by Nintendo products. Among the usual suspects from the Wii camp is one strange surprise -- the SUPER NINTENDO is outselling th...   read

 
 
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20 portable 80's Sega games for 20 beans

Coleco has launched a rebranded dirt-cheap portable console called the PlayPal, which retails for $20 at Target. It's flimsy as can be, but packs a near 3 inch screen and runs twenty classic Sega Master System and Game Gear games. If ...   read

 
 
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Video game artwork, sans the eyeballs

Neil sees an eyeball and he wants to paint it blackNo colors anymore Neil wants them to turn blackNeil sees the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothesNeil posts his art on Etsy until his darkness goesThis is an original art piece f...   read

 
 
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Online retailer quits, calls out game industry; waahmbulance dispatched

Some online retailer I've never heard of, DVD Empire, has come out and said they're going to stop selling video games and they got a few reasons as to why. Take a look at their list of complaints. See something interesting there? He...   read

 
 
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The mother of all 8-bit NES auctions

If you're sick of waiting for good NES games on your Wii Virtual Console (you know, Ninja Gaiden, Super Mario Brothers 3, Mega Man 2 -- not Urban Champion) and are sick of the fortune you're slowly spending on points, we have the p...   read

 
 
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Ignorant mom tries to find a Mario game for Xbox 360

Retail-Sucks has a hilarious story about a woman trying to find a certain Nintendo game for Xbox 360. This mom must have a lot of faith in her kids, because she gave one EB Games employee hell just because her son said that a Mario game wa...   read

 
 
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