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Handheld gaming PCs aren't the future (yet?)

If tech reporters seem excited today about the prospect of Project Shield, a new handheld PC gaming console by Nvidia, it’s probably because they are at CES where there is little else to be excited about within the confines of gami...   read

 
 
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WSJ Live is the newest app for Xbox Live

I've got news for you. No, really. News. A news app. Freshly launched on Xbox Live, WSJ Live brings customized news to your game console. The Wall Street Journal will beam live and on-demand programming from 2,000 journalists from all over ...   read

 
 
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Warren Spector and I are totally best friends now

I failed to mention that, immediately following the Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion preview event last month, Warren Spector led all the journalists on a tour through Magic Kingdom. We went on the Magic Carpet, Haunted Mansion, and P...   read

 
 
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Hideki Kamiya on DmC questions: 'GET THE F*CK OFF'

Hideki Kamiya is a man responsible for a lot of Capcom's success, being influential in the creation of Resident Evil and Devil May Cry. His work as director for that latter game, however, seems to have caused him to go ballistic, after fans...   read

 
 
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The video that proves Resident Evil 6 is actually great

So yesterday I reviewed Resident Evil 6, and I didn't like it, which was sad. The critics have been very split on the whole thing, with scores ranging from from the very low to the very high. It's a polarizing experience, that much is true...   read

 
 
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BioWare is clueless, banned a user based on a meme

BioWare is dead serious about upholding its Terms of Services and will bring down the hammer of justice hard should you step out of line. One member (username withheld) of the Star Wars: The Old Republic message board learned that the hard ...   read

 
 
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CAN'T UNSEE: TV's Terra Nova stars Old Snake, Sheva

Have you seen Fox's Terra Nova? It's a show about a family that travels back in time to prehistoric Earth through a fracture in time to save the human race. Steven Spielberg is an executive producer, and there's special effects and dinosaur...   read

 
 
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There are no Pokemon in this Pokemon video

On Friday, I posted Luigi's Mansion parody in which the titular mansion was barely shown. Above, I post a Pokémon video in which zero Pokémon are ever seen on screen. Is this a new trend? Has everyone been inspired by Garfiel...   read

 
 
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Woman selling her game addicted husband on Craigslist

In news that's perfect for such a slow pre-holiday day, more hilarious things have happened on Craigslist! This time, a frustrated woman is selling her Modern Warfare 3-obsessed husband on Craigslist. If you promise to take care of him, you...   read

 
 
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Nintendo offices have rupee pillows!?!?

I don't know who this "Andrew Kelly" cat is or how he managed to breach the impenetrable walls of Nintendo's headquarters, but none of that matters! People! People! People! There are rupee pillows in the Nintendo offices! Again, there are r...   read

 
 
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Holy crap, Mortal Kombat: The Album was TERRIBLE!!!

There was a practice back in the 90s of companion albums' accompanying the release of certain videogames. These weren't official soundtracks but rather those dreaded "inspired by" collections whose sole purpose was to push substandard musi...   read

 
 
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Tetris crackers: Taste Mother Russia in your mouth!

If you ever sit and wonder how a simple pick-up-and-play time-waster like Angry Birds could spawn such a large merchandizing machine, take comfort in knowing that it is hardly the first such case. Nope, not by a long shot! Once Tetris blew ...   read

 
 
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Record for most videogame character costumes is only 425?

The World Record for the most videogame character costumes in one place is only 425 costumes? That can't be right. It is right -- technically. This report says that the judges from the Guinness Book of World Records did the official count o...   read

 
 
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I wonder if they upsell subscriptions to Sushi Informer

If you have trouble getting the food you want at SushiStop in Los Angeles, Josh Tolentino suggests you head on over to the Best Sushi down the street instead -- they'll always have a bountiful selection! On a down note, Jonathan Ross tells ...   read

 
 
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GameTrailers tackles the Triforce myth in Ocarina of Time

I bought The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D despite not yet owning a 3DS. I just wanted that soundtrack so badly. Does that make me a whore? I think that makes me a whore. Anyway, here's another video to satisfy your Zelda cravings. G...   read

 
 
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Corgi cosplays Epona from The Legend of Zelda series!

I know of one way they could have made The Legend of Zelda series better: Corgis! They put a dumb ass horse in their instead, though. The above picture makes up for that mistake. Look, it's a Welsh Corgi dressed up as Epona! This comes from...   read

 
 
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The Deku Tree is not politically correct

Seriously, why even bring up the desert? In these post 9/11 times, that's really not the socially progressive attitude to have.  You racist old Deku Tree!   read

 
 
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A Mario Paint Easter egg kit was a thing once

Happy Rabbits-Shitting-Jellybeans Day, world. I've got an earth-shattering report to break. In 1993, Easter egg dye company PAAS slapped the Mario Paint license on a limited-run Easter egg decorating kit. Aaaaaaand... yeah. But hey! It also...   read

 
 
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Sega lists Total War: Shogun 2 PC requirements

It's getting to be that time on Friday where the News-O-Matic 5000 runs out of baby animals and goes into hibernation mode until we can refuel it on Monday morning. So, we'll keep posting the odd story, but someone's going to complain. Here...   read

 
 
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Everything is Terrible pays tribute to 90's gaming

It was Jon Carnage who first introduced me to the the genius of Everything is Terrible. "No hamburgers, no pizza, no movies, no television" is uttered by someone here at Dtoid HQ at least once a day. That's just one example of how the EiT ...   read

 
 
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Billy Mitchell's tie spotted in new Donkey Kong game

Donkey Kong Country Returns is filled with little in-jokes and nods to Nintendo history. I thought the inclusion of Mr. Game and Watch  was sure to remain my favorite amongst them all, but I think Billy Mitchell's tie might be the new ...   read

 
 
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These Nintendo controllers are made out of sand

Exciting news day, ain't it? Every August, a sandcastle and sculpture contest is held at Clam Harbour Beach in Nova Scotia, Canada. This year, one team decided to mold the entire range of Nintendo's home console controllers, super-sized. Ch...   read

 
 
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Destructoid OFFICIALLY one of the UK's best gamer sites

We might not be CEREAL GAMZ JARNALISTS but it appears that real, grown-up journalists quite like us. Or at least an editor for the UK's Sunday Times appears to be a fan. Yes, we're tooting our own horn quite shamelessly, but it's a slow new...   read

 
 
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Girl cosplays as Juri, stands around mostly

Capcom had an official Juri cosplayer show off her stuff during a presentation on Super Street Fighter IV. Ono-san talked about the new game while the Juri cosplayer posed and mostly stood around looking pretty. Sadly, no purple energy wav...   read

 
 
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