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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 




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