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Ten golden rules of online gaming

[Destructoid turns 7 next week! Here's our most popular article from January 2009, one of Jim's first features. Check out more of our earlier works in our Golden Archives. -Niero] People have been hunched over their PCs, firing rockets into...   read

 
 
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Ten Golden Rules of videogame women

"This is a man's world," James Brown once argued. "But it wouldn't be nothing without a woman on this Earth." Of course, he then proceeded to beat such women to within an inch of their lives, but the old abusive bastard ...   read

 
 
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Ten Golden Rules of successful handheld consoles

Portable gaming has come a long way since the days of the old LCD toys that took those little gold batteries that you never see anymore. As technology evolves, handheld games have become sophisticated enough to rival even console games, and...   read

 
 
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Ten Golden Rules of videogame piracy

If you're reading this, then chances are good that you're what we might call a "hardcore" gamer. You love games. You love buying games. You want to have more games. However, unless you are Roman Polanski, it's highly likely that y...   read

 
 
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Ten Golden Rules of games industry celebrities

Back in the good old days, games developers were bespectacled, hairy monstrosities that kept themselves safely locked away in perpetually dark bedrooms, their only relationship in life being a loyal devotion to endless streams of code for t...   read

 
 
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Ten Golden Rules of Metal Gear Solid

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is looming on the horizon, and in case you couldn't tell, Destructoid is celebrating its arrival with a range of MGS-flavored features. Metal Gear Solid easily stands as one of my favorite game franc...   read

 
 
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Ten Golden Rules of action games

There really is nothing quite like a good old-fashioned action game. From God of War to Bujingai, they are the bread and butter of a lifelong gamer's diet. A third-person mixture of combat and exploration, it is a genre absolutely packed fu...   read

 
 
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Ten Golden Rules of the anti-videogames lobby

We have had many useful commandments for loyal readers over the course of our Ten Golden Rules series. From learning how to be an online gamer and fanboy, to crafting a successful JRPG or Survival Horror, there have been failsafe doctrines ...   read

 
 
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Ten golden rules of videogame fanboyism

What industry can truly call itself an industry without fanboys? Those who prove themselves obsessively loyal to any product or corporation can be found among many communities, and nowhere do they flourish more freely than within gamer cult...   read

 
 
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Ten golden rules of survival horror

By our very nature, we as people are drawn to the dark. We may not like to admit it, but our macabre instincts thirst for blood, as we find ourselves morbidly drawn to brutality and violence. It is no surprise that horror is such a popular ...   read

 
 


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Ten golden rules of Japanese RPGs

The JRPG is a venerable and well respected genre, having survived almost unchanged for decades and supported by a community of hardcore obsessives that drool over every statistic and sweeping, globe trotting storyline that comes their way. ...   read

 
 


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Recently saw The Town of Light is getting released on the PS4 this I got sent an early press copy of the game for the PC about a year ago and greatly enjoyed it save a few minor Looking forward to seeing how the completed game looks on the PS4

 
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Finally finished FFXV and I thought it was very I dont understand all of the high praise for a game that appears, to me, to be Still doing the post game stuff, and its probably the best part of the

 
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So Overwatchs Chinese New Year event: Im expecting an emote from Ana or someone where they hand out lucky envelopes of $5

 
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