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The irrefutable, undeniable, official top ten Sonic games

Sonic the Hedgehog turned twenty years old this week, and there was much rejoicing. Well ... there was a bit of rejoicing. There was something, at least.  To keep everybody in the Sonic spirit, I have consulted the greatest professors ...   read

 
 
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Review: The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is a powerful game. It's a game that, once it sinks its claws into a gamer, never lets go. Equal parts innocent and morbid, charming and disturbing, silly and melancholic, Ocarina of Time is an enduring ...   read

 
 
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E3: Wii U and all the big Nintendo reveals right here

The Wii U was revealed. It's a new console that looks to be more powerful than the current HD consoles, and it has a lot of Wii- and 3DS-style functions in the controller. The controller is really weird and I hate the placement of the tw...   read

 
 
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Your first look at Cave Story 3D's first cave

[Update: Just spotted an image of Mimiga Viliiage in polygon form on Nicalis's Twitter and added it to the gallery.] Cave Story 3D is one of my most hotly anticipated titles at the moment. The promise of new content, designed by Cave Story'...   read

 
 
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Why you haven't bought a 3DS... yet

Two weeks ago from yesterday, the 3DS launched in the USA. So far, the console has sold well, but not quite as well as Nintendo projected. The company expected to move 4 million 3DS units worldwide in the first month of release. From the lo...   read

 
 
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Are you still playing your 3DS?

It has come to my attention that I've not touched my 3DS since I reviewed Ridge Racer 3D, and this makes me very unhappy. The Streetpass function is useless here, the collection of Play Coins feels like a waste of time, and Nintendo release...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: Why Fez won't be coming to WiiWare or the 3DS

I had the pleasure of playing Fez at PAX East, the upcoming perspective-bending 2D exploration platformer for XBLA. I also had the opportunity to chat with Mr. Phil Fish, the game's co-creator. While talking about the ideas that went into b...   read

 
 
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Eight realistic things that the 3DS needs

The 3DS released in North America just yesterday and reactions have certainly been mixed. Most of us seem to love the system as a concept, and revel in the potential it holds, while remaining unsatisfied with the current launch lineup and a...   read

 
 
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Review: Nintendo 3DS

When Nintendo of America's President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime, says that the company's latest handheld, the Nintendo 3DS, is in a "category of one," he's not kidding. When it ships on March 27, Nintendo's handheld will be the only gaming d...   read

 
 
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Two dudes talk about how much they love Missile

Fellow Destructoid editor Tony Ponce and I are in love with recent Nintendo DS game Ghost Trick. Like, obsessed. It is easily one of our favorite games of the year. The other day, we were talking about how great the game is over a rather en...   read

 
 
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GameStop lists multiple 3DS bundles for $300

North American retail behemoth GameStop has listed a launch bundle for the Nintendo 3DS. For $299.97, the listing offers a 3DS, a choice of Samurai Warriors, Dead or Alive Dimensions or Super Street Fighter IV 3D, plus a bonu...   read

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Black/White

Every new Nintendo handheld gets a new Pokémon game. That's the way it's been for the past 15 years. The OG Game Boy got Pokémon Red/Blue, the Game Boy Color got Pokémon Silver/Gold, and so forth. That has been true unt...   read

 
 
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Here are the U.S. launch games for the 3DS

The 3DS is set for launch on March 27 in the United States, and the games that are arriving along with it have just been announced. It's a diverse list of 18 games, and Nintendo is promising that at least 12 more titles will be released bef...   read

 
 
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Exclusive: A behind-the-scenes look at Mighty Milky Way

I recently went on a tear about how I'd like for more women in video games to throw off the shackles of gender concepts in favor of just being as interesting and genuine as possible. The female protagonists from WayForward are a perfect exa...   read

 
 
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Not a joke: Cave Story being remade for 3DS

Wait just a minute. NIS America is publishing (and Nicalis is developing) a remake of Cave Story, and it's going to have 3D graphics presented on a 2D plane with the 3DS' depth-of-field wizardry in mind? That sounds like too incredible a th...   read

 
 
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The Jimquisition: Pirates, admit you're f*cking thieves

If there's one thing that annoys about piracy, it's the excuses. If you're into piracy, whatever, but don't try to dress it up as something it's not. The flawed logic and the sense of entitlement is the thing that really annoys me, and tha...   read

 
 
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The Nintendo 3DS is $250, due March 25th UK, 27th US

After an eon of waiting, Nintendo has officially dated and priced the 3DS in North America. You can pick up the next-generation handheld on March 27 and it'll set you back $249.99. It wil be available in Europe on March 25th. Ha! It will la...   read

 
 
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GameStop tentatively prices 3DS games at $49.99

3DS games look pretty good, but do they look fifty bucks good? GameStop certainly seems to think so, as the retailer's penciled in a $49.99 price tag for two of the better known 3DS titles, Dead or Alive: Dimensions and Samurai Warriors Chr...   read

 
 
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3DS has three to five hours of battery life

So, it finally happened. Some 3DS news has occurred that's suddenly made me incredibly cynical about the system. Nintendo's Japanese 3DS site has revealed that the upcoming handheld sports a pathetic three to five hours of battery life. Thi...   read

 
 
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3DS stolen from assembly line, photos and vid leaked

We should have a proper unveiling of the final 3DS model this month, but you know us gamers, we have no patience. So it is that a crafty little bastard stole a 3DS from a Chinese production line, and did what any noble thief would do -- upl...   read

 
 
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The Destructoid Show Awards show: Part Two

Here it is! The big finale! The climactic closing to our two part awards show special (in case you missed it, here's part one). In this episode we have even more special guest stars, including game developers, game characters, Jim Sterling...   read

 
 
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The Destructoid Show Awards show: Part One

Want to know what's good? Then you're in luck! The 1st annual Destructoid Show Awards show spectacular is here! In part one of this two-part extravaganza, we showcase the best looking, most disappointing, and hardest to put down games of t...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Black and White coming March 6, 2011

Nintendo has announced that its never-ending Pokemon saga will continue on March 6, when Pokémon Black Version and Pokémon White Version for the Nintendo DS hit shelves. The press release announcing this momentous occasion pro...   read

 
 
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Preview: ATV Wild Ride

In 2007, developer Renegade Kid screwed with our heads and terrified us on the go with its first-person shooter, Dementium: The Ward for the Nintendo DS. Its next handheld title, Moon, stuck to the first-person formula with the action/shoot...   read

 
 
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Live blog: Spike Video Game Awards 2010

[Update: The awards are over -- you can find a full list of winners, as well as the evening's premiere's right here.] Spike's Video Game Awards will air tonight, starting at 8:00 PM Eastern. You can watch it on Spike TV, or you can just fol...   read

 
 
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