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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West's absurd preorder bonuses

You might have been able to tell from my Jimpressions, but I'm really looking forward to Namco Bandai's Enslaved: Odyssey to the West. With beautiful and bright visuals, some great characters, and a very cool take on a classic novel, this g...   read

 
 
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Modern Warfare 3 being held up by legal craziness

This will make three posts over one lawsuit this weekend, but when Activision sues the sh*t hits the fan. While for the most part this lawsuit has very little impact on us gamers, it appears that we may now thank the legal issues going on f...   read

 
 
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Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package maps are 1200 MS Points

Last week, Infinity Ward announced that a cure for Modern Warfare 2 "mapathy" would be coming to Xbox Live on March 30th. Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling guested on the most recent episode of Xbox Live's Major Nelson Radio to provide details...   read

 
 
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At GDC? Come party with Astro Gaming + Dtoid tonight!

Next week Destructoid turns four years old.  Redunkulous.  As is customary, we hope to get all of our friends together and cause irreparable damage to our vital organs and professional reputation (ha!).  If you're reading thi...   read

 
 
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Project Offset sighting: Yep, another tech demo

Project Offset has been in "does it even exist?" territory for far too long, as far as I'm concerned. There's been a steady stream of tech demonstrations for years now, so yeah, it likely exists in some playable form. But will it ever be r...   read

 
 
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Square Enix has five unannounced games in the works

For the love of God ... Square "eyes bigger than its belly" Enix has revealed in the latest Famitsu that it currently has five unannounced games in development. Considering it has about ten billion announced games in development, one wonder...   read

 
 
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Kratos hungers for more RAM: The God of War case mod

I was about to declare this disturbingly accurate Kratos PC as the creepiest case mod ever, but then I realized that's really not a path any of us want to go down. If it exists, there's a case mod for it -- and lots of terrifying sh*t exis...   read

 
 
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Intel: Look for an update on Project Offset in 2010

Before we jump into this, let me catch you up to speed. It's my job to obsess over these sorts of factoids, and even I had forgotten about some of Project Offset's history. Every time the first-person fantasy game is shown in any capacity, ...   read

 
 
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PSN troll subpoenas Winona Ryder & Depeche Mode, sues WoW

Erik Estavillo has struck again. You'll know him as the guy who tried to sue Sony for banning him from PSN. He also filed suit against Microsoft and Nintendo, the latter for not allowing him to continue pirating Wii games. This time, the la...   read

 
 
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Amazing lawsuits filed against Nintendo and Microsoft

Erik Estavillo, the agoraphobic Resistance player who keeps attempting to sue Sony for banning his trolling arse, has now decided to try and get some money from Microsoft and Nintendo as well. His last case against Sony was thrown out of co...   read

 
 
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Sonic Classic Collection coming to DS because we need it

Jesus C*nting Christ! Despite there being roughly ten billion Sonic the Hedgehog compilations, it seems that Sega feels we can always have more, and has recently submitted Sonic Classic Collection to the OFLC for rating. This time, the blue...   read

 
 
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New EA store sells EA Sports Active, and nothing else

Apparently EA Sports Active is so important that it deserves its own store. Throughout the run-up to Christmas, Electronic Arts will be operating two stores in San Fransisco and Boston, and EA Sports Active is the only game they will sell. ...   read

 
 
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Pre-order Split Second, get a vehicle of some sort

Exciting, huh? Black Rock's Split Second provides so many thrills that the studio decided to turn the insanity down a notch for the game's obligatory GameStop-exclusive pre-order bonus. As you can clearly see, a reservation will net you the...   read

 
 
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The biggest UT 2004 explosion you'll see today

Disclaimer: this isn't nearly as good as the Crysis "Raining Men" video, or most of the other "spawn a bunch of objects, it'll be funny" CryEngine 2 videos, for that matter. However, it is certainly worth watching anyway...   read

 
 
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Gamers to use real security cameras to spy for the cops

I'm not sure if this is manipulative, scary, brilliant, hilarious, or all three. A brand new PC game called "Internet Eyes" will allow players to view thousands of CCTV cameras around the United Kingdom and essentially act as a sn...   read

 
 
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German principal: Games turn kids into homicidal maniacs

Last Thursday, there was yet another attempted shooting rampage in Germany. Fortunately, nobody was killed, which is of course why no major news outlet run the story. Despite the fact that no lives were lost, however, one particular German ...   read

 
 
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New Shantae game for DSiWare? Yes, it's real!

[Update: Nintendo Power has a full feature on the game that confirms THREE episodic releases in the Shantae universe!] Shantae is one of those games that you either remember with incredibly fond feelings and wish for a sequel for or have ne...   read

 
 
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Nintendo won't call a gun a gun

As much as Nintendo has changed and warped since the success of the Wii, it's nice to know that the company hasn't abandoned all of its old sensibilities. Like its complete fear of violence and love of bizarre censorship. Did you know that ...   read

 
 
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Sony's new PS3 ads upset Nigeria (that's racist!)

Oh Sony, you and your international PR disasters!You've all doubtless seen Sony's new ad campaign that pokes fun at bloggers and Internet rumors. If you haven't, then Nigeria certainly has, and it's decided to be offended at Sony's use of t...   read

 
 
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BioWare: Piracy is always a problem

Piracy is a hot topic for any PC developer, so when I went to check out Dragon Age: Origins in Edmonton, I took the opportunity to ask BioWare whether a loyal fanbase makes piracy less of a problem and, if not, how the studio deals with it....   read

 
 
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David Jaffe to 'shut the f**k up' for six months

Destructoid is no stranger to the words flying out of David Jaffe's mouth. In fact those words have flown directly at us. In short (if two sentences are too long for you), David Jaffe has a big mouth and he likes to run it. However, it can ...   read

 
 
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Xbox 360 Arcade getting UK price hike AND less stuff

Not again! Hot off the heels of Activision's Modern Warfare 2 price hike, it's been revealed by a number of British retailers that Microsoft is planning to raise the price of the Xbox 360 Arcade in the UK. Not only that, but the five XBLA g...   read

 
 
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Just Cause movie is happening just 'cause

As reported by Variety, the rights to make a film out of Just Cause have been acquired from Eidos by Adrian Askarieh, who is currently working on producing a Kane & Lynch movie as well. You might also recall that Askarieh was the produc...   read

 
 
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Games on Demand: Pay $100 for Mass Effect!

Games on Demand hasn't even officially launched yet, but Microsoft's penchant for greed has already reared its ugly, drooling head, causing concern for gamers. Titles have popped up on the service already, and NeoGAF has been keeping tabs, ...   read

 
 
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Obama in brief videogame reference SHOCKER!

You know, I'm all for criticizing those who attack videogames. Anti-game lobbyists are one of the core subjects I write about here at Destructoid. However, that doesn't mean that every single person who briefly mentions gaming as part of an...   read

 
 
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