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Josef from Machinarium is in Super Meat Boy PC

Have you played Machinarium? If not, you should do that. The game is amazing. I can't wait to buy it (again) when it comes out on WiiWare. In the meantime, I've got this appearance from Josef in Super Meat Boy PC to tide me over. Josef repl...   read


Destructoid's 25 days of giving keeps on giving

What is Destructoid? It's this thing! We publish it. We love our readers. We have unleashed a string of contests so awesome that babies and whales are reportedly melting. But first, a matter of business. I'd like to remind everyone, before ...   read


No sleep had! We gamed all to night benefit cancer fund

Update:  We're live!  ... but just for another half hour!We have raised over $4,000 in the last 24 hours but that's still a tiny amount to what's realistically needed to cure cancer and EVERY...   read


Romero 'sorry' for initial reaction to Zenimax deal

Ranty game developer and former id prodigy John Romero has apologized for yesterday's Twitter-based outburst upon hearing that Zenimax had bought the Doom developer. Fresh off a podcast interview that's due out on Friday, Romero admitted he...   read


Romero: Zenimax id buyout is 'disgusting'

Well, it didn't take him long. Outspoken game designer and former id man John Romero has stuck his oar into the Zenimax/id buyout situation, sharing only one adjective on the idea of Bethesda's parent company owning the famous Doom studio: ...   read


Rumortoid: Apple interested in Electronic Arts

I've often said it'll be a case of "if" and not "when" on the subject of Apple getting into the game biz, and if recent "chatter" is to be believed, the home of the iPod may be looking towards acquiring Electro...   read

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It feels like just yesterday Destructoid was first telling the masses about PlayXPert; an in-game overlay tool designed to put a little less wear on your alt+tab keys. Just recently we got the chance to once again catch up with Ch...   read


Capcom holds back on d-pad to guard against takeover/acquisition

Every Street Fighter knows that a strong defense is every bit as important as a strong offense ("scoops! Häagen-Dazs!") is. It doesn't matter what kind of moves you have up your sleeve if you're not ready to defend. Capcom is...   read


CNET blasts EA and Take-Two for using the press

There's a joke in this and I am going to mercilessly ram it into the ground for no reason other than to be an ass. So brace yourselves ...CNET, a company that has absolutely no experience in being used by videogames companies, has blasted E...   read


EA strongarms Take-Two, goes public [Update]

Whoever said that weekends are slow apparently forgot to consult with CEO John Riccitiello. He drops the bomb on us this Sunday, going public with the news that EA is deadly serious about adding Take-Two to their portfolio of inve...   read



Square Enix plans for world domination, acquisitions

While I'm a JRPG fan first, and while I love most of what comes out of Square Enix, I've always pictured them as a sort of Shinra Electric Power Company (from Final Fantasy VII) in the making. They started out small, with their Tom Sawyers ...   read


EA can't wait to expand in Japan

Still trying to forget about its past fall from grace, EA is looking to further expand the reaches of its empire in Japan through a few well-placed acquisitions and partnerships of "mutual benefit." You know, the typical stuff tha...   read


Could Ubisoft be in line to own Lara Croft and company?

We just told you about the possibility of SCi Entertainment/Eidos being taken over, and now it looks like Ubisoft was the one making a bid approach.The Guardian just ran an article that says that the bidding is "believed to be from its...   read


Eidos (SCi Entertainment) to be bought up, share prices climb

The Telegraph says that SCi Entertainment's (think Eidos brand: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Kane and Lynch: Dead Men) stock prices are flying high after word got out that an offer for the company is in the works. SCi said: "Following the rece...   read

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