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GameStop taking heat amid Xenoblade controversy

Over the past few days, GameStop has found itself in the midst of a controversy surrounding the used sales of Xenoblade Chronicles, a fan-favorite and a game which the retailer had negotiated an exclusive contract to distribute in North Ame...   read

 
 
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Most pirated games of 2011 include Crysis, Mario, Gears

Torrentfreak has published its list of the most pirated games of 2011, a favorite end-of-year controversy for gamers around the world. The pirated software is broken up by system, with quite different results for each. No PS3 figures were r...   read

 
 
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The official Legend of Zelda timeline revealed

A few days ago, we told you that an official Zelda art book containing the definitive timeline for the series would be released. Well, with the book out in Japan, that timeline has been officially revealed. All the historic events and video...   read

 
 
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Heavy Fire Afghanistan coming to Kinect, PS3, Wii

Did you want more "hardcore" Kinect games? Prepare to regret that request, my friends. Just check out that trailer (actually using the Wii version, oddly) and be stunned. This is Heavy Fire Afghanistan, a game that may very well be gloriou...   read

 
 
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Jensen admits he was 'wrong' about Epic Yarn

Entertainment Weekly's Jeff Jensen caught quite a bit of heat for claiming that Kirby's Epic Yarn was the worst game of 2010 because it was too cute. In a year that had technically deficient games, poorly designed games like The Scourge Pro...   read

 
 
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Former DICE CEO says the Wii is a virus

Fredrik Liliegrin is the former CEO and co-founder of DICE and is now running a gaming company called Antic Entertainment. As such we should take his opinion on things very seriously and get really angry when he says things. Here's the thin...   read

 
 
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Church attacks Resident Evil, Capcom fights back

Thank God for the clergy! Those guardians of our frail humanity are always here to set things right, and they have protected us from Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, a game that glamorizes violence and promotes the occult. Several me...   read

 
 
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Nirvana is no fan of Guitar Hero 5's Kurt Cobain

It's not just Kurt Cobain's non-murdering wife who hates what Activision has done to Kurt Cobain in Guitar Hero 5. Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl, former members of Nirvana, have issued a statement criticizing Activision's use of the dead m...   read

 
 
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EA's Peter Moore steps away from the Metacritic to breathe

Where do you go for review scores on your latest games? Destructoid? I hope so. But Metacritic is also a handy tool. They incorporate the scores from several of the major gaming sites into a handy page you can use to determine if a game is ...   read

 
 
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The reason EarthBound is not coming to the Virtual Console

When news dropped three months ago that EarthBound -- the incredibly good Super Nintendo RPG -- would not be coming to the Virtual Console, fans of the cult classic flipped out (me included!). Rumors of the games exclusion -- from the ridic...   read

 
 


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The day that evil won: Wii Fit outsells Halo 3 in the U.S.

Lets start with the facts.Nintendo is a giant, evil corporation that is hellbent on ruining videogames, the world, and everything. The only things standing in their way are a local, "Mom and Pop" software developer called Microsof...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is 'working on a solution' to the Wii storage limit

Geeks and Otaku, stand proud. Our incessant bitching has finally made it to the ears of the upper brass at Nintendo, and now it seems that they are finally working on some kind of storage solution for the memory-gimped Wii. After the recent...   read

 
 
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Let the crappy add-ons commence! Wii Fit gets a 'yoga mat'

Wii Fit hasn't even hit shelves yet, but that hasn't stopped the third party rubbish from kick starting. Introducing the Wii Fit yoga mat, a special piece of cloth that you need to own if you're serious about losing weight. Why? Well, it's ...   read

 
 
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Bully debate: Teachers are ignorant edition

The debate over Bully: Scholarship Edition continues to rage as concerned teachers, still yet to actually play the game, continue to talk about it based merely off the title, while stating that we in the media and the games industry don't &...   read

 
 
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Commodore 64 is coming to a Wii near you

The very first gaming system I had was a Commodore 64, and the very first game I ever bought (or rather, had bought for me) was Dizzy, Prince of the Yolkfolk. It can be said that I have a very nostalgic view of the noble Commodore, but plea...   read

 
 
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Pantless ex-Midway employee claims to have created the Wii control scheme

 Pants off to Patrick Goschy, an ex-Midway employee who may have came up with the Nintendo Wii control scheme years ago. Go Nintendo links us to this demonstration video by Pat, which seems to have been created back in 2000. Apparently...   read

 
 
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More painful than dying in a fire: Alvin and the Chipmunks on the Wii

What's harder? (A) Producing a popular cartoon show for nearly 30 years about a trio of fat-faced high-pitched maladjusted chipmunks and their three whiny rodent girlfriends or (B) Producing a single good video game about them? Apparently, ...   read

 
 
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Europe wants blood: No More Heroes not censored now?

From what we heard earlier, it seemed that the European version of No More Heroes would be censored. Now, publisher Rising Star Games is doing its best to clarify matters, saying that the European version is not censored, and that it shares...   read

 
 
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Welcome to the Manhunt 2 circus: Hysteria, idiocy and artistic defense

In case you didn't know, Manhunt 2 is released tomorrow, set for a fitting Halloween release date. As expected, the imbecile parade has been out in full force, with panic and fear setting in for the release of this so-called 'violent' video...   read

 
 
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Proof that the Wii isn't for us: It's time to Dance with the Stars ... (kill me)

Unless you want to have your day ruined, I suggest you bypass clicking on the above video. Dancing with the Stars is exactly what it sounds like, and indicative of the kind of thing that will outsell Metroid and Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Now...   read

 
 
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Geometry Wars: Galaxies features video: love is a trapezoid!

The above video is a promotional highlight reel of the upcoming features found in Geometry Wars: Galaxies, the upcoming semi-sequel to Xbox LIVE Arcade mega-smash Geometry Wars. Galaxies, while not as pretty as the XBLA version, brings ma...   read

 
 
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[Intensely NSFW] Wrench murder: It's not just for BioShock anymore! [UPDATE]

The above video is a compilation clip demonstrating the stunning variety of horrific assassinations one can perform with a common, everyday wrench in Rockstar Games' upcoming controversy slut title Manhunt 2. As some of you may have heard...   read

 
 
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Game Boy to go Game bye-bye, Wiiware to be Wiiwelcomed

Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications, George Harrison, has recently made statements that nod toward his company finally dumping its venerable Game Boy line of handhelds to officially g...   read

 
 
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Mario in disability slur shocker!

We've just had a tip from Dtoid artistic guru Lauren letting us know about some bizarre news relating to yet another case of videogame controversy in the UK, and this time the perpetrator of offense is none other than everyone's fa...   read

 
 
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Drink Coke, get a Wii

To all of you out there who are still struggling to find a Wii, I offer the perfect solution: just drink 2,084 bottles of Coke! Sure, the sugar intake alone will rot out all your teeth and you will be paying about $3,271.97 more than you sh...   read

 
 
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