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Vtoid: Wii Folder debuts with Red Steel 2 video tour

Wii Folder is Jonathan Holmes approved! As you may have known, we've launched a new video site which we're calling Video.Destructoid, and some one thought it would be a good idea to put me in charge. With my new found god like powers, I de...   read

 
 
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Vtoid: On Assignment: UFC Undisputed 2010

The On Assignment series returns in New York City. THQ knocked on our doors and flew myself and Husky to the big Apple -- where large angry men waited to be interviewed while they shielded (from my unnatural ambition to cause chaos and des...   read

 
 



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New Vtoid Channel: Girls play videogames, confirmed

If you haven't noticed, the mean, green robot himself Mr. Destructoid and yours truly have launched a brand new video site. We've given it a fancy name and everything -- check it out now: Video.Destructoid. It's so yummy, just like Fruit L...   read

 
 
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Xbox 360 is the best girlfriend you'll ever have

I love my PlayStation 3 -- a lot more than I really should. My curvy, delicious, Japanese piece of hardware likes it when I set the lights low, turn the stereo up and play with her all night long. There's something particularly special abo...   read

 
 
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How BioWare & Gearbox Software approaches DLC

I have the amazing and rare ability to be at two places at the exact same time. In one corner of San Francisco in 2K Marine, Borderland's game design director, Paul Hellquist and I talked about their fresh new DLC "The Secret Armory of Gen...   read

 
 
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X10: I'm sick and tired of Halo, win me back Bungie

It was love at first sight when I hopped in a Warthog and was taking out Covenant Elite soldiers with every drive-by opportunity on the Forerunner ring world of Halo: Combat Evolved. With Grunts to my left and Jackals to my right, Master C...   read

 
 
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X10: Lost Planet 2 has pink scarves and special sauce

I have to admit, after playing the original Lost Planet and finishing it, I had no interest in returning to E.D.N. III. But when I learned the icy planet has now sprung up different jungle and dessert environments after 10 years -- and eve...   read

 
 



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X10: Killer Instinct 3 is still a possibility

When creative director of Microsoft Game Studios Ken Lobb and I aren't talking about Perfect Dark Zero (or how awful The Klobb is), I'm interrogating him for any details I can squeeze out of him on Killer Instinct 3, or any up and coming H...   read

 
 
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X10: Rare knows it screwed up Perfect Dark Zero

Among the sounds of machine guns and reloading pistols echoing at X10, you'll find one of the original men responsible for taking first person shooters on consoles to the next level. Quietly sitting and admiring the latest HD build of Perf...   read

 
 
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X10: Alan Wake is more intense than Dead Space

The survival horror genre has had its share of ups and downs. Dead Space is one of those amazing milestones that will always creep up on me in the middle of the night, reminding me what a coward I am for not finishing it, because it was fa...   read

 
 
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Watch me install BioShock 2 on my PlayStation 3

I am the last of a dying breed. I am but a lonely Sony fan-boy among the children of the evil whiteconsole known as the Xbox 360. But 2K Games was awesome enough to ship me a PlayStation 3 copy of BioShock 2. The boys at the Destructoid Sa...   read

 
 


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What happens if you hate BioShock 2?

Last week Destructoid and several other outlets were invited to a 2K Games review event to evaluate the MP component of BioShock 2 -- a delicious bit of early access that I found as satisfying as the booze and hamburgers served at the even...   read

 
 
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Here's what Nova & Shift play like on the iPad

What does the release of the iPad mean for gamers? That debate will continue -- but how many of you out there have actually seen Apple's new gorgeous gizmo in action? With 60 games and a track record of 55 million downloads, Gameloft's Mar...   read

 
 
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Is Bad Company 2 the next billion dollar shooter?

We live in the post Modern Warfare 2 era. Having a title like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 make headlines with it's record breaking billion dollar sales, it had me thinking about the industry's reaction, especially Karl Magnus Troedsson,...   read

 
 
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On Assignment: MX vs. ATV Reflex

Our very own Brad Rice and Samit Sarkar have had their very own experiences already with MX vs. ATV Reflex, and when my turn to bat finally came, I wanted to make sure I had camera in hand to capture every single moment of what was guarant...   read

 
 
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Ten Minute Taste: Assassin's Creed 2

Sunday morning was full of surprises, one of them being Target selling Assassin's Creed 2 a bit early. The amusing part was when the cashier realized the game wasn't released until Tuesday -- after he sold it to me. I just smiled and nodde...   read

 
 
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Ten Minute Taste: Call of Duty Modern Warfare Reflex

With all the hype and controversy about terrorists doing evil terrorists things involving terror, addictive multi-player and shiny graphics -- Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 has showered in a crazy amount of love (and hate) each week leadin...   read

 
 
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Boycott Modern Warfare 2, play The Strike instead!

What the world needs is more fishing games and less violent first-person shooters. Take my good friend and Dtoid community member, SnakeDude4life. The screeching sounds of gunfire and the metal dings of bouncing grenades are now silenced b...   read

 
 
Listen to White Pony or Saturday Night Wrist now. If you want something far more experimental and lucid, give Moreno's side project Team Sleep a hit.

 

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Nine Inch Nails - "The Perfect Drug"

Followed by my favorite band of all time, is my second favorite music video of all time. I’ve embedded the special version of Nine Inch Nails’ "The Perfect Drug" video above, which highlights some neat “making-of” moments from some key set pieces. You just don’t see this sort of production value in music videos these days -- luckily, with the internet lending itself so well to video now, we no longer have to rely on the MTVs of the world to highlight such great works of art.

The music video for "The Perfect Drug" totally transformed me back in 1997 and began my path to do what I do for a living. Not long after that in the same year, I played Metal Gear Solid on the original PlayStation and it wouldn’t take long until I blended both of my loves
into one solid piece of motion 8 years later. I may have been born on a summer day in 1983, but 1997 was definitely the year where I learned who I wanted to be. Deep shit, son.

 

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Kanye West - "Flashing Lights"
He may be the industry’s biggest douchebag and his diet is made up of fish sticks, but I undoubtedly believe the man is a masterful producer and artist. Referencing everything from Jawas to sports cars, Kanye West in my opinion is one of the defining artists of our generation when it comes to universally accepted rap music. Jay-Z discovered him and in return he’s helped perfect the Jay-Z sound, with sick tracks like "Encore" and "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)."

Honorable mentions (producers): Timbaland, Missy Elliot, Don Gilmore, Martin Kierszenbaum, Robin Beanland, Ron Wasserman, Ryan Tedder & The Neptunes (aka...)

 

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N.E.R.D. - "Spaz"
The dynamic trio consisting of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and vocal partner Shay Haley make up Nothing Ever Really Dies. It's another masterful producing team that has created beats for Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears, Nelly, and Busta Rhymes -- just to name a few. This talented team has quietly been dishing out beats and launching career’s since the ’90s and have recently become household names.

I religiously purchase anything and everything that is produced by them.

 

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Michael Jackson - "Scream"
If Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" was an epic piece of music video history, "Scream" would be, in my opinion, its well deserved futuristic sequel. Holding the Guinness World Record for the most expensive music video ever at $7 million to produce, Jackson’s "Scream" is not only my favorite MJ track, but my favorite music video of all time.

A perfect blend of rock and pop, Mark Romanek's directed black and white space epic is any music video director’s candy shop, followed by Tina Landon’s amazing choreography. Can you believe this was shot almost 15 years ago?

 

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Listen to White Pony or Saturday Night Wrist now. If you want something far more experimental and lucid, give Moreno's side project Team Sleep a hit.

 

[embed]152636:23970[/embed]

Nine Inch Nails - "The Perfect Drug"

Followed by my favorite band of all time, is my second favorite music video of all time. I’ve embedded the special version of Nine Inch Nails’ "The Perfect Drug" video above, which highlights some neat “making-of” moments from some key set pieces. You just don’t see this sort of production value in music videos these days -- luckily, with the internet lending itself so well to video now, we no longer have to rely on the MTVs of the world to highlight such great works of art.

The music video for "The Perfect Drug" totally transformed me back in 1997 and began my path to do what I do for a living. Not long after that in the same year, I played Metal Gear Solid on the original PlayStation and it wouldn’t take long until I blended both of my loves
into one solid piece of motion 8 years later. I may have been born on a summer day in 1983, but 1997 was definitely the year where I learned who I wanted to be. Deep shit, son.

 

[embed]152636:23972[/embed]

Kanye West - "Flashing Lights"
He may be the industry’s biggest douchebag and his diet is made up of fish sticks, but I undoubtedly believe the man is a masterful producer and artist. Referencing everything from Jawas to sports cars, Kanye West in my opinion is one of the defining artists of our generation when it comes to universally accepted rap music. Jay-Z discovered him and in return he’s helped perfect the Jay-Z sound, with sick tracks like "Encore" and "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)."

Honorable mentions (producers): Timbaland, Missy Elliot, Don Gilmore, Martin Kierszenbaum, Robin Beanland, Ron Wasserman, Ryan Tedder & The Neptunes (aka...)

 

[embed]152636:23975[/embed]

N.E.R.D. - "Spaz"
The dynamic trio consisting of Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo, and vocal partner Shay Haley make up Nothing Ever Really Dies. It's another masterful producing team that has created beats for Justin Timberlake, Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears, Nelly, and Busta Rhymes -- just to name a few. This talented team has quietly been dishing out beats and launching career’s since the ’90s and have recently become household names.

I religiously purchase anything and everything that is produced by them.

 

[embed]152636:23976[/embed]

Michael Jackson - "Scream"
If Michael Jackson’s "Thriller" was an epic piece of music video history, "Scream" would be, in my opinion, its well deserved futuristic sequel. Holding the Guinness World Record for the most expensive music video ever at $7 million to produce, Jackson’s "Scream" is not only my favorite MJ track, but my favorite music video of all time.

A perfect blend of rock and pop, Mark Romanek's directed black and white space epic is any music video director’s candy shop, followed by Tina Landon’s amazing choreography. Can you believe this was shot almost 15 years ago?

 

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dTunes Editors Week, Day 3: Rey Gutierrez There’s nothing better on the planet that stimulates my creative senses and inspires my complicated gaming mind than videogames and a good soundtrack. I’m addicted and attracted to music videos, short films of eye...  
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Storm's Adventures! Bioshock

If you're anything like me and have no idea what video games are, let alone a camera and a computer, you'll be pleasantly surprised (like I was) when I learned 2007 was the ultimate year of gaming. It was the year when next-generation gamin...   read

 
 
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TGS 09: Here's what 185,030 gamers look like

Only hours away from our Miami home, Colette and I have nested at our gate in a extremely icy cold Atlanta airport. We have zero hours of sleep, a serious case of jet-lag and a I can't get enough of the new CNN iPhone App. It's good to be b...   read

 
 
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TGS 09: I really want to hate Project Natal

Many mango seasons ago, a Japanese company promised a revolution to the gaming populace with a tiny white box and its magical motion-sensing controller. The day finally arrived when the heavens opened, and Nintendo's console finally reveale...   read

 
 
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TGS 09: The best part of Tokyo Game Show is...

...the press room. Hundreds of media outlets far and wide from across the globe find the means, time and most importantly, the budget, to get themselves to the Tokyo Game Show. Hiding underneath the main staircase which accesses the showroo...   read

 
 
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TGS 09: Sega makes a bloody mess at their booth

Sega hit's all the right marks with their impressive booth, one corner features family friendly titles, sprayed with a nice shade of sky blue. While the opposite corner showcases Baynonetta, in black and red with blood covered stairs for th...   read

 
 
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TGS 09: White & green spells Microsoft booth tour

 Leave it to good old fashion American thinking to design and build a booth that is not only romantically impressive but inviting and welcoming to it's visitors. Microsoft may not have Sony's Death Star of a booth, but they seem to be ...   read

 
 
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