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Sound Card 011: Ten awesome, underrated Mega Man songs

If it wasn't obvious from the many musical references throughout the series, the Mega Man games are as much about excellent tunes as they are about tried-and-true action gameplay. He's not called "Rockman" for nothing! But despite the ocean...   read

 
 
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Sound Card 010: Top ten game music tracks for Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year! And I truly believe that. While Thanksgiving is easily my favorite holiday, Christmas is a close second, and I've always made an iPod playlist with tons of holiday music that I roll out the day afte...   read

 
 
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Watch five classic Nintendo system launch clips

Today, Nintendo launches the first next-gen system or last current-gen system, depending how you look at it. Things always appear different in retrospect, which is perfectly illustrated in these bizarre, ancient clips of Nintendo's past sys...   read

 
 
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Sound Card 009: The top ten Castlevania songs OF ALL TIME

This Halloween, you might feel like turning down the lights and cranking up the frights with a run through of a classic game like Resident Evil or Silent Hill. But for my time and money, nothing beats the premier name in action horror -- Ca...   read

 
 
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The ten best videogame detectives EVER!

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Sam & Max series. It was 1987 when the very first Sam & Max comic was released, inspiring one of the greatest and most charming adventure game series ever. Everyone is celebrating this exc...   read

 
 
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All-time top ten PS Vita games of all-time on PS Vita

The PlayStation Vita has been out for a little over half a year now, and it really is a nifty system. With its touch controls and twin-stick interface, the versatility of the system and its ability to provide unique, compelling experiences ...   read

 
 
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The top demony demons to have done demon stuff in games

If you're anything like me, you're a devil worshipper.  There's just something glorious about a truly demonic demon, one that embodies the spirit of the classics -- a big, red, horny, behooved, gleefully evil beast-man from the flaming...   read

 
 
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Top five PC rigs of QuakeCon 2012

[Destructoid is grabbing its rail gun and heading to Dallas, Texas this weekend for QuakeCon. Stay posted for game news, previews, and strange happenings from the infamous LAN room.] One of my favorite things to do at QuakeCon is stumble ac...   read

 
 
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The ten most annoying flying enemies in videogames

It's a known fact that the most annoying enemies in videogames are the flying kind. They are the worst. When you are about to jump over a bottomless pit, they are always there to hit you right in the face. When you are equipped with a sword...   read

 
 
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The ten best videogame laughs EVER!

I have a very loud laugh. Some people say it is infectious, but I have been paranoid about it my entire life. When I am sitting in a movie theater, sometimes I laugh so hard that people think something is wrong with me. I even had an old la...   read

 
 
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The Sound Card 008: The top ten best soundtracks at E3

E3 is a hard place to get a good sense of music in games. The show floor is generally so noisy that you’re lucky if you can hear the attendant next to you telling you how to play the game. Fortunately, game companies are starting to r...   read

 
 
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E3: Ranking the games of Nintendo Land

There will be twelve total minigames in Nintendo Land for the Wii U, but only five were on display in the Nintendo booth. Now that I have played and previewed them all, which did I like the best? Since this list will change the entire fate ...   read

 
 
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The ten best videogame robots EVER!

I love making lists. Short lists, long lists, red lists, blue lists. But in all the years I have been writing for Destructoid, I have never made a list of my ten favorite videogame robots. For a site with a robot as a mascot. But don't pani...   read

 
 
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Sing it! Gaming's greatest musicals

You can't get more flamboyant than a musical, so it should be no surprise that the predominantly masculine worlds of videogames don't often let their characters burst into song. After all, gunning down terrorists in the Middle East and f...   read

 
 
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Ten hated videogame characters that I secretly like

While many videogame characters are beloved around the world, there are a handful that are reviled by a large majority of the gaming population. And, to be honest, “reviled” may not even be strong enough a word. I know some char...   read

 
 
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Best of 2011: Favorite New Characters

What games' stories lack in substance is often made up with character. Like, actual characters. Although we often identify a franchise by its main protagonist, the smallest side character has just as much of an opportunity to work his or ...   read

 
 
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Best of 2011: Industry Picks

You already know what we think about releases this year, and you'll know our Game of the Year pick soon enough. But, what about game developers? You know, the people that actually matter in this industry. Not many game developers have the t...   read

 
 
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The ten most difficult Zelda dungeons EVER!

All this week, Destructoid will be posting Zelda-themed features to celebrate this weekend's release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It's Zelda week! I love the dungeons in Zelda games. Love them. They are one of my favorite parts of...   read

 
 
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I Can't Believe It's Not Zelda!

All this week, Destructoid will be posting Zelda-themed features to celebrate this weekend's release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. It's Zelda week! Can you ignore a Zelda release? I can't. Sure, I've joined the "Ugh, another entry...   read

 
 
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The scariest videogame moments of all time

Ahhhhhh, velcome to the most terrrrrifying veature you vill ever read. Velcome to ... THE SCARIEST VIDEOGAME MOMENTS OF ALL TIME. I am your host, Dracula. You may know me from such games as Castlevania, Castlevania II, Castlevania III, Cast...   read

 
 
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The ten biggest asshole videogame wizards EVER!

Yesterday I posted a list of the ten most awesome videogame wizards of all time. But, like anything in life, for every awesome wizard that stands by you, ice staff in hand, as you battle a chimera, there is an asshole wizard that does nothi...   read

 
 
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The ten most awesome videogame wizards EVER!

The other day, I was thinking about how there is not a lot of gray area when it comes to videogame wizards. (Yup, this is the kind of stuff I think about.) I mean, either you are an awesome videogame wizard, generally liked by everyone and ...   read

 
 
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The top 25 best (and worst) SNES box art of all time

It’s the 20th anniversary of the release of the Super Nintendo! To celebrate, Destructoid is offering a week's worth of SNES-related content. Join us for “Seven days of the Super Nintendo!” Before the HD-era, box art serve...   read

 
 
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The top ten QuakeCon 2011 rigs

I love hardware porn. Those bright neon tubes, orange-tinted cooling fans and sexy cases PC gamers give me a serious ... well, you know.One of the greatest thing about QuakeCon is checking out the crazy setups in the Bring Your Own Computer...   read

 
 
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Ten crazy, awesome fighting matches

Fighting games have always been a spectator sport. It’s just that it’s so much easier to get into now that the rules of games are firmly established -- NO, Guile does not have a hidden “pistol whip” move -- and match...   read

 
 
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