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Sometimes, game makers lie

Whether they intend to or not, game makers lie. Sometimes they do it on purpose and sometimes things just happen that they have no control over. I still feel for Capcom's Shinji Mikami when he said that he would commit suicide if Resident E...   read

 
 
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A new Destructoid.com is coming ... plz update your email

The rumor is true.  We will be rolling out a brand new Destructoid.com soon ...  when it's ready. We've been closely listening to all of your suggestions over the years, and we think we'll soon be delivering the site our readers h...   read

 
 
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Wii has 79 million sellers, but what are they?

Nintendo had a thing recently where they said some stuff to keep their investors happy. It was at this thing that they announced Wii Party and that Apple is their future enemy. They also mentioned that as of March 2010, 79 Wii games have sh...   read

 
 
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People are saying that the guys at Rockstar NYC are jerks

People often hate their bosses. That's why I'm not particularly surprised to hear that the team at Rockstar San Diego (responsible for Midnight Club: Los Angeles) had a rough time under the rule of Rockstar NYC (Headquarters for Rockstar Ga...   read

 
 
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Reggie: It'll be tough to hit last year's figures

Meaty maestro Reggie Fils-Aime has been doing what he does best -- using faux humility to secretly boast about Nintendo's success and remind us that he makes mad bank. By claiming it will be difficult to match last year's Wii performance, ...   read

 
 
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Happy f***ing birthday: Rogue Warrior's end credit song

And with that, we have a new "best ever song to be played over videogame end credits." The crown goes to Rogue Warrior, which apparently exists. I was under the impression it was still stuck in development hell, but I'm told the game hit s...   read

 
 
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Is Modern Warfare 2 now banning legitimate buyers?

Alright, you're sick of PC gamers whining about Modern Warfare 2 and how they're getting shafted by Activision and Infinity Ward. Dirty pirates and hackers deserve to get shafted, and that's all PC gamers are anyway, right?   Well, amo...   read

 
 
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Modern Warfare 2 gets dedicated servers via hack

Yup. You read that right. Modern Warfare 2 PC now has dedicated servers. Wait, PC gamers! Before you send Bobby Kotick a thank you letter, know that it wasn't they who did it, but rather the gamers who took Infinity Ward and Activition's at...   read

 
 
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Yep, Pokemon Park Wii is a retail game

Last time we posted about Pokemon Park Wii: Pikachu's Great Adventure, there was some confusion about if the game would come to retail or a be WiiWare title. If it was a WiiWare title, then the game's 1st gen-Gamecube quality graphics would...   read

 
 
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Dead Rising 2 has multiplayer

One of the most bemoaned aspects of Dead Rising (next to the time sensitivity of missions, hard-to-read text and Otis) was the lack of a multiplayer component. Thanks to a probable slip of the tongue at a GDC panel on shader development wit...   read

 
 
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Microsoft won't be using Home ... duh

Last week we reported that UK businesses were looking to use PlayStation Home as a potential virtual office space. The consultancy that is spearheading the initiative happens to deal with Microsoft, and a number of blogs that weren't us dec...   read

 
 
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10 games to prepare for the zombie apocalypse

Look, we all know it's going to happen. Eventually, a meteor is going to strike the Earth or a secret defense department experiment is going to go awry and the dead will rise. It's really only a question of "when." Just because we...   read

 
 
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Devil May Cry creator says action games are unevolved: Use a leaf stone!

Hideki Kamiya, creator of the flamboyant Devil May Cry series, has blasted 3D action games for not evolving since he "blazed trails" with the madcap adventures of Dante. A somewhat arrogant boast, but outspoken game creators aren'...   read

 
 
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The moron strikes again: Uwe Boll says games have no story

There's a difference between looking like a moron and just being stupid. Uwe Boll has crossed that line with his usual dignity and aplomb many a time, and each time I hope without reason it may be his last. In a recent interview on Red Eye ...   read

 
 
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Miyamoto doesn't know what Ratchet and Clank is: That's a man up on his games

A while back, Insomniac made a somewhat arrogant claim by stating it was flattered that Super Mario Galaxy had Ratchet & Clank-inspired spherical worlds. It was a presumptuous statement to make at the time, and now legendary Mario creat...   read

 
 
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Holy man calls games 'electronic crack,' unknowingly labels himself a douchebag

Father Raymond DeSouza has his own entry on Wikipedia, so perhaps he is more important than me and I have no right to complain here. However, there's a difference between stupid commentary and intolerable commentary, and this crap falls int...   read

 
 
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Difficult games: The real brain training

I beat that damn werewolf.I complained recently that the current era's intuitive, "easy" games might have blunted my legendary, meticulously-honed gamer skillz of old, like a one-time champ who's over the hill. A little backstory ...   read

 
 
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Reggie is a smug git: More Nintendo peacockery

Only last week, the man-made-meat-man that is Reggie Fils-Aime was quite complimentary of his rivals, praising Halo 3 and LittleBigPlanet. As if to suggest that this kind of good nature won't do, Reggie has brought Nintendo back to the smug...   read

 
 
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Games time forgot: The Bard's Tale

Whenever I write a Games Time Forgot article on a videogame people hate, I usually recieve one of two comments: "How the hell is this 'forgotten'? I remember this game."or,"Time forgot this game for a reason."With t...   read

 
 
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Nintendo's most pompous boast yet: Claims we were bored until the Wii saved us

To say that Nintendo has been smug since the Wii became such a huge success is something of an understatement. The company's press conferences have devolved into long sessions of self-fellatio and big numbers, but it's thanks to Nintendo of...   read

 
 
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Hirai continues to champion Blu-Ray, forgets that quality isn't everything

In a recent interview with Hollywood In Hi-Def, Kaz Kirai went with the usual song and dance about the PS3 and its infinite superiority. PS3 versus other consoles were discussed as always, and Kaz had a bit to say on that: HIRAI: I have hea...   read

 
 
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Win a Halo friend in the greatest Ebay auction of them all

Do you want a good friend on Xbox's greatest new game Halo 3? Wish you had someone to play with? Well here's your chance! Yes, for those us who have Xbox Live and for some reason haven't added a single friend, this is the auction for you. A...   read

 
 
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Nintendo fires hapless blogger who got caught complaining

Some people haven't really learned from the mistakes of others. If you value your job, be very careful where you choose to complain about it, because watchful eyes can be everywhere. Nowhere is this more true than the Internet, where the vi...   read

 
 
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RetroforceGO!: Episode 17: Hot multiplayer action

You know what sucks? Working sucks, that's what. Especially when it interferes with my RFGO! time. And even though there are starving people in the world who could benefit from my steady paycheck and all the wondrous Ramen it could bring th...   read

 
 
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The Most Rad Dorm Ever

Do you guys say "raddest" or "most rad?" Man, college was a nightmare, huh? --Oh, right, I didn't go. Boy, was I mistaken -- instead of languishing at acting school with boys taking their clothes off and crying in class ...   read

 
 
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