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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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MAG box art is some box art ... for MAG

Zipper Interactive are good people. Not because their PS3 exclusive Massive Action Game is any good (I don't know if it is or isn't yet), but because they chose a great slow news day to post the box art for the aforementioned game. Desperat...   read

 
 
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Sony: PS3 will hit 13 million sales next year

Sony bossface Kaz Hirai has stated that the PlayStation 3 will top 13 million sales in 2010, helped along by a bevy of new features. He believes that the target will be met before the financial year is over in March. Next year will see Sony...   read

 
 
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James Barnett's Fauxvism: Fallout 3's Megaton meets Matisse

The Internet is a wonderful place -- you can find anything on it, including the results of videogame × Fauvism mash-ups. Well, let's back up a bit. Perhaps Arizona is a wonderful place, since it's where artist James Barnett lives. Fro...   read

 
 
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Watch the Main Drag's first video, A Jagged Gorgeous Winter

Ok, before you guys start flaming me, I should get this out of the way: what you're about to read is only tangentially related to videogames. It is, however, very much related to Calvin and Hobbes, so you're going to like it anyway.The Main...   read

 
 
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Left 4 Dead modder gets Zoey naked

Oh don't be surprised. Well, actually, I am surprised that a nude mod for Zoey took this long. Seriously, we got to see ugly Boomer butt back at the start of the year and we're now just getting nude Zoey. You modders need to get your priori...   read

 
 
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Platinum Games blog reveals intimate Bayonetta details

Here's a confession: I'm fascinated by game design. As someone with very few creative impulses of his own, I love reading creative people describe how they get work done. Thankfully, Platinum Games boss Hideki Kamiya has been indulging me w...   read

 
 
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Study: Gamers sleep less than non-gamers

I'll be damned. So everyone doesn't stay up into the wee hours of the morning playing games? It's just gamers? And that makes them tired?Not to poo poo on anyone's research or anything, but I could have told you that. But this data, which i...   read

 
 
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Plants vs. Zombies: Real-life zombie defense plant exists

Check out this real-life Zombie Defense Plant that PopCap sent me. My home is relatively free of zombies, so I didn't have much of a sense of urgency when feeding and watering the thing. I planted the seed, watered it and left. I went out o...   read

 
 
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That girl that smells cats' butts just got a Cloud Black PS3

Keeping up with our long list of shining examples of journalism today, we bring you news that Japanese idol, singer, television celebrity, super blogger, voice actress, and illustrator Shoko Nakagawa, the gal famous for smelling her cats' a...   read

 
 
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The wait is over: first Bollywood game EVER is coming to PC

I've never seen a Bollywood movie. I'm not really a movie person in general, and what little I know about Bollywood movies is that there is a boatload of unnecessary singing and dancing extravaganzas. Not really my cup of tea.However, it's ...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Xbox Experience, 15 hr GTA IV DLC out in November

Just to prove to you how slow the news is in between Leipzig and PAX, here's a rumor that the new Xbox Experience dashboard will be arriving to consoles some time in November. Considering that's one of only four months of the year left, tha...   read

 
 
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C'est ci bon: Van Damme's French WoW TV commercial

 I have no idea what is being said in this French World of Warcraft commercial, but I do know that it stars famed film star Jean-Claude Van Damme. How ironic is it that the same guy that once asked "Aren't you a little old for vid...   read

 
 
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No trucks in World of Warcraft? Only if you've not got Four Wheels of Fury

Toyota is currently running a commercial that uses the always popular World of Warcraft to meme-tastic effect. Obviously inspired by a certain Mr. Jenkins, our intrepid hero casts Four Wheels of Fury to infuse WoW with the power of the almi...   read

 
 
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Hide your Barbie! Raving Rabbids are attacking!

The wacky Ubisoft Rabbids are popping up everywhere, from videogame sequels to viral videos.  Now they're in paper clay form and attacking your toys.Fifi from Ficky's Toy Station has posted pictures of what I assume to be her handmade,...   read

 
 
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True Griefing Tales: This is much easier than actually being creative

Griefing is the all-too-common practice within online games of a player -- generally a youthful one -- entertaining themselves by making life harder for other players. The practice has long been the scourge of the Azeroths and Norraths of t...   read

 
 
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Luke Smith drops one new Halo 3 screenshot. This is news?

Oooh! Ahhh! Isn’t that shiny Master Chief guy something else? Boy, I sure can’t wait until that Halo 3 comes out. I’m going to crap all over my pants when I can finally get me my Halos.Actually, I‘m lying. The day th...   read

 
 
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Slow news day: build a PlayStation 2 memory card holder out of LEGOs

*yawn*I'll level with you -- there's nothing going on today. Granted, it's Saturday, and the industry news bear generally hibernates. For whatever reason, though, today is exceptionally slow. Truth be told, this guide (found ov...   read

 
 
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