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Find $1,200 in your sofa for the new Nvidia Titan X video card

I've seen some ridiculous product launches, but this one takes the cake for 2016. This is the video card equivalent to walking in on your parents having sex. This is the video card equivalent of dropping a scissor in a toilet. This is fist...   read

 
 
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Terminator Genisys

There's an in-theater Terminator game, and it's real silly

Terminator Genisys is a very dumb movie, as you would expect from a series that both resolves its franchise-long conflict with every other installment and involves copious amounts of overly complicated time travel. From the name, to the mar...   read

 
 
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FFFF DOMINO'S PIZZA APP COMING TO XBOX ONE

Domino's Pizza and Microsoft, bless 'em, are cooking up a pizza delivery app for Xbox One. Yep. Soon you'll be able to yell "Domino's feed, me" at your TV and pizza will magically arrive at your door. The best part? There's no need to put ...   read

 
 
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Teen calls SWAT IRL in retaliation for Call of Duty loss

You've heard of playing SWAT games in Call of Duty, but what about actually sending SWAT to someone's house because you lost to them in a videogame? On a scale of one to fedora-tipping, how pathetic is that? An anonymous gamer called 911 on...   read

 
 
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Pizza Hut Kinect ordering coming to Xbox 360 today

Microsoft has added a new way to make cash aside from its advertisements, sponsored games, and Xbox Live Gold subscriptions, now offering an app that lets you order Pizza Hut food directly from your Xbox ... and it's better with Kinect.&nbs...   read

 
 
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Tomb Raider, Hitman, Sleeping Dogs all failed Square Enix

Despite each game clearing at least a million sales, Square Enix has revealed Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution and Sleeping Dogs all failed to meet their targets. This news comes on the same day the company projected a 13 billion yen loss an...   read

 
 
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EA plans a future of micro-transactions (Update)

[Update: According to TheSixthAxis, EA's CFO "misspoke" on the subject of game prices, and is actually expecting games to cost between $49 and $59, rather than the $69 he original talked about. Don't worry, they can always make up that miss...   read

 
 
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Dead Space 3 crafting system includes microtransactions

Dead Space 3 is going to see a fair few changes, boasting a faster pace, cover-based shooting, and a weapon crafting system. While I'm not a big fan of some of the alterations, the one thing I did find praiseworthy was that latter element -...   read

 
 
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Videogames now accused of giving children cancer

British tabloid the Mirror has decided to try something a little different. With its peers implicating videogames in school shootings, this particular rag has a new approach -- blaming games for giving kids cancer.  Interestingly,...   read

 
 
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Connecticut town physically destroying violent videogames

In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, yet more rudderless speculators have seized upon the opportunity to blame violent videogames, because that'll always be easier than trying to solve actual problems. So it is that one town's off...   read

 
 


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Black Isle crowdfunding

Black Isle needs a Kickstarter to Kickstart a Kickstarter

On this day, the concept of crowd-funded gaming has finally reached farce status, with a ridiculous proposition from Black Isle Studios. First off, the studio wants your money to become a studio, at which point it will ask for more to ...   read

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors implicated in school shooting

As if the circular blame game surrounding violent crime wasn't bad enough, one particular British tabloid has decided to implicate Dynasty Warriors in the Adam Lanza school shooting. Yes, we've moved on from Mass Effect and are onto a game ...   read

 
 
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Silent Hill HD Collection patch canceled on Xbox 360

Good news: Silent Hill HD Collection has been patched following reports of frankly grotesque problems with the unfinished code.  Bad news: This patch will only be available to PlayStation 3 customers. If you bought the Xbox 360 version...   read

 
 
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New game invites players to beat up Anita Sarkeesian

Anita Sarkeesian is a name that many gamers really weren't familiar with before she became the latest gamer harassment target. Now she's everywhere, and her controversial opinions have led to things like this -- a game in which players are ...   read

 
 
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Kickstarter project leads to harassment and threats

In today's episode of "What the Hell, Gamers?" the creator of a Kickstarter project has become the target of harassment after planning to make a video series exploring female stereotypes in videogames. The abuse includes threats of death an...   read

 
 
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EA selling a $100 DLC car in Need for Speed World

Usually I get angry or dismayed when one of Electronic Arts' shenanigans come to light, but when it comes to the downloadable content for Need for Speed World, I can't help but laugh. The free-to-play PC racer is offering cars for cash, and...   read

 
 
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EA's new Theme Park game is a rotten scam

Electronic Arts is resurrecting Theme Park on iOS, but if you think that's Bullfrog's charming little simulation game has returned, you're in for a sour awakening. EA has made it a "freemium" game, which wouldn't be so bad if the concept of...   read

 
 
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Oh, EA: Subscription charges added to Tetris mobile app

Oh, EA! What have you cheeky scamps gone and done now? It would seem you've added a subscription service to a Tetris app of all things. Now why would you go and do something as positively zany as that? Electronic Arts has released a new ver...   read

 
 
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Cliffy B 'upset' by hateful 8/10 Gears of War 3 reviews

With any other videogame, scoring an 8/10 would be considered glowing praise. According to Epic Games' Cliff Bleszinski, however, that couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, according to him, anybody who dares give Gears of War 3 a sc...   read

 
 
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Max Payne 3 potentially cost $105 million to develop

When all is said and done, it is quite possible that Rockstar will have spent roughly $105 million to develop its oft-delayed Max Payne 3. Worded differently, the game will have to sell around four million units just to make back the initia...   read

 
 
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EA: Call of Duty will be dead in three years

As if to confirm everything Activision said about it last week, Electronic Arts is back with yet more petty sniping. After Eric Hirshberg last week said EA's mudslinging was bad for the industry, EA has retorted with mocking tones, claiming...   read

 
 
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Destructoid wants your balls in Ms. Splosion Man pinball

Do you know how long we've been wanting to talk about this?  I swear it's like a walking around with grenades in your shorts!  I'm so ridiculously excited to announce today that Mr. Destructoid is in Pinball FX2 on the Xbox 360! &...   read

 
 
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Transformers producer to co-develop Space Invaders film

A big-screen adaptation of-- WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!? 'Space Invaders' Video Game Headed to Big Screen (Exclusive) [The Hollywood Reporter]   read

 
 
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Prototype 2 has a Father's Day message for you

I promised myself that if the powers that be continued pumping out Prototype 2-themed cards for every single holiday, I'd make sure we posted them all. And, it looks like they're actually following through. F*ck! So here you are, fathers ev...   read

 
 
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Electronic Arts planning 'platform exclusives' on Origin

Following news that Crysis 2 was yanked from Steam, Electronic Arts publisher has confirmed that yet more exclusives are planned for its proprietary digital download service. Ladies and gentlemen, the PC equivalent of the console wars is ab...   read

 
 
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