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Russia fears Pokemon Go is a CIA psyop to destabilize country

Playing Pokemon Go in Russia could land you in jail. The country is not taking well to Niantic and Nintendo's global hit. The Moscow City Hall is even trying to substitute Pokemon Go fever with its own knockoff app about "catching" historic...   read

 
 
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Is there violence? Is there murder? Listen to Werner Herzog say Pokemon

In an interview on The Verge with the very-good Emily Yoshida, director Werner Herzog talks his new film, Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World, spinning into all sorts of technology talk. We share the same opinion on virtual reali...   read

 
 
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Pokemon
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There's an official Magikarp music video and it's terrifying

The Pokemon Company released an official Magikarp music video, and I don't suggest watching it if you're prone to nightmares. In this video we see Magikarp carried away by a Pigeotto, presumably to be slaughtered, grabbed by pointy fishing ...   read

 
 
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Driveclub VR
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Let's celebrate the announcement of Driveclub VR with the guy who romantically loves car interiors

So Driveclub is back from the dead, even if its developers are gone. Yep, Driveclub VR is a thing, and will arrive on Sony's newest piece of hardware on October 13 for 4,900 yen (roughly $50). But none of that is importa...   read

 
 
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What if -- bear with me -- the Overwatch cast were Animal Crossing villagers?

Wow, smash hit first-person shooter Overwatch and cult-classic chill out sim Animal Crossing, together at last! Thank you Renée for being good at drawing. These Blizzard-inspired creatures are all very cute.   read

 
 
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Pokemon fight celebration
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MMA fighter beats the shit out of opponent, throws a Pokeball at him

The sorts of people that make up the world's MMA fighters, well, it's an interesting lot. Enter idiosyncratic fighter Michael "Venom" Page. He won his fight last night with an absurd knee to the head that left his opponent, Evangelista "Cy...   read

 
 
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Videoball
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Want to watch a 19-minute infomercial for Videoball?

Videoball came out yesterday. I love it. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Videoball creator and head of Action Button Entertainment, Tim Rogers, loves it too. He's so taken with it in fact, that he and a few friends recorded a nearly 19-minute-long ...   read

 
 
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Two years of Pitchford
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Two years later, we can objectively examine Randy Pitchford's unintelligible Battleborn tweet

Two years ago today, Randy Pitchford unleashed this gem unto the world. Last year, we celebrated its stilted beat poetry by writing our own Pitchford-esque prose. This year, we have the advantage of actually having played Battleborn, so we...   read

 
 
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Stephen Colbert races to eat a Hot Pocket against a Mario 3 speedrunner

As a promotion for Summer Games Done Quick (and its subsequent charity push), the speedrunning record holder for Super Mario Bros. 3 Mitch Fowler appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to demonstrate one of his runs. Colbe...   read

 
 
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Left 4 Dead

Genius Left 4 Dead mod replaces wall scrawls with Jaden Smith tweets

This is probably the best thing I've seen all week. The beautiful community for Left 4 Dead 2 (specifically, Molkifier) has been working on a mod that doesn't fundamentally change any aspect of gameplay, but will provide a wh...   read

 
 


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Overwatch's Roadhog barrels his way into Street Fighter V thanks to a mod

Remember that amazing Tracer mod for Cammy last week? Well, modder TheJamk is back at it already, this time perfectly welding Roadhog into the SFV roster. As a custom skin for Birdie, Roadhog works almost a little too well. As two big guys ...   read

 
 
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Sonic Team

Sonic Team head helps clarify the Sonic 'Eggman' and Robotnik name situation

The early days of the wild west of localization are a fascinating beast. We've seen it with series like Final Fight and Mario, but one that isn't mentioned that often is Sonic -- particularly when it comes to the main villain's mo...   read

 
 
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Man, Geralt really knows how to kick it

Ben Schamma, also known as "Maul Cosplay," looks so much like The Witcher's Geralt that CD Projekt Red even hired him to be their model at E3. He not only sports the rocking beard and hair style, but has the look for it, all the way down to...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V
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Overwatch's Tracer makes an appearance in Street Fighter V in mod form

Thanks to creator TheJamk, Overwatch makes a surprisingly fitting appearance in Street Fighter V by way of a Cammy mod. Yep, someone altered Cammy's parameters to craft a Tracer skin, and it not only fits the art style, but it loo...   read

 
 
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A quick E3 video
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You ever seen Heihachi do the Bernie?

If you have, I'd like to hear your story. If not...   read

 
 
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Mario Party Star Rush
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Ha, the new Mario Party art is lifted from a SpagettiOs can

As pointed out by an astute commenter yesterday, the art for Mario Party: Star Rush seems to have been generously lifted off of an official Nintendo SpagettiOs can. It makes you wonder how many times the publisher has done this pr...   read

 
 
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BEGIN TRANSMISSION: Pro or anti-dick flap?

Hello my fellow netizens. I was recently able to hack the private email servers of handsome video game website www.Destructoid.com and in the interest of speaking truth to power, would like to share the discourse that is shaping your news m...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball Fusions
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Fusion.......ha!

How many of you had the AIM screen name "SSJVegeta12" or some derivative thereof, or did the Fusion Dance in the comfort of your own home in front of a mirror? It's ok to admit it, you're among friends here. If you're one of those people, D...   read

 
 
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Mega Man

Just when you thought the Mega Man cartoon couldn't get any weirder

So, that Mega Man cartoon. It's a thing. It's coming next year, and it follows Mega Man's alter-go "Aki Light" as he...attends school and moonlights as the Blue Bomber. It's...like, you know, whatever. But new details from IGN have brought ...   read

 
 
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MomoCon 2016

Greetings from MomoCon 2016

I had never heard of MomoCon before (which is held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center, the same city as Dragoncon, which I have heard of!), but that changes this week. As part of the Indie Game Award Showcas...   read

 
 
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Overwatch
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Clueless Gamer takes on Overwatch with two Game of Thrones stars

If there was ever a mash-up of gargantuan proportions -- this is it. Overwatch, one of the most hyped games of the year, and Game of Thrones, one of the biggest shows on TV, clashed this week on Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segment. ...   read

 
 
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Imagine being the first guy in the hole

An intrepid young Dark Souls III player figured out a way to trap invading players by goading them into a deep hole with a door at the bottom that they can't open. You can watch the evolution of the trap above in, uh, its dank video editin...   read

 
 
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Fun with GTA rag doll
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When the AI plays possum

Rag doll physics remain the best thing about Grand Theft Auto, even in fake-death. There have been a lot of GTAV gifs in my life of late and it's making me really want to boot up some GTA Online -- on PS3, of course.   read

 
 
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Pokemon x Kill la Kill
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Ah hell, this Pokemon x Kill la Kill art is too good

Look, I know we were treated to a fan art mash up that can't be topped literally the day the new Pokemon Sun and Moon starters were announced, but that doesn't mean more good aren't can't exist, that we can't have blissful cohabitation of g...   read

 
 
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Overwatch

Jinx has a pretty neat Overwatch clothing line

As I'm sitting here watching videos of Overwatch, I'm thinking about how much longer until I can play it. And in my search for more info in these twilight hours, I came across a pretty cool new official set of merch that caught my eye. Jinx...   read

 
 
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Guntoid! What guns in FPS games have the best sound effects and feedback/feel? My votes have to go to Half Life desert eagle and gauss cannon Doom 2 Super shotgun Quake 3 railgun Painkiller stakegun

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Has there ever been a better feeling shotgun in FPS games than Doom 2 Super Shotgun? Not just the power of it but the feel of it, that bass-y boom, the click-click Everything about it screams boomstick

 
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Sunday is FAL elf waifu Its a very specific

 
loadofbollocks

Is it just me, or are very few people excited about Deus Ex: Mankind Divided? Im absolutely stoked for the new game, but I havent seen much buzz for the Thoughts?

 
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And now my display driver keeps locking up and messing up my Windows 10 is a

 
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Lux Interior

I really wanted to like I am It nails the format, but gets all the details :( Also, it really bugs me that you are awarded an exact kill for finishing off an enemy in the general ballpark of his remaining Exact should mean exact!

 
JuIc3

So I beat Persona 4 Golden Now Ive started Persona 3

 
capitan

So disappointed by all these FF14 hasnt had any improvements and is still the same TERAs stamina/fatigue thing annoys me to no Wildstar isnt as enjoyable even though they try to emulate Ratchet and Clanks =/

 
Vadicta

God, I cant stand my girlfriends Good thing getting drunk is a thing people can

 

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