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The Burger King gameplay videos have arrived!

Here they are boys and girls, just like I promised. All three games are represented here in video form and I must say, after spending roughly 10 minutes total with each so far, that Big Bumpin' is my favorite of the bunch. But, even t...   read

 
 
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The Summa workplace disaster area (update!)

Some of you may be curious as to what an esteemed member of the gaming press' desk may look like. Well, I just so happened to have my Lumix handy today and decided to go ahead and give you a peek. See anything special you'd like to have? ...   read

 
 
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The Burger King games are here!

That's right my little chilluns, your favorite gaming journalist just got handed all three copies of the Burger King games -- Big Bumpin', PocketBike Racer, and Sneak King. All three are due to hit your Whopper on Nov. 19 for $3.99 a piece...   read

 
 
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You know, I used to really really care that I didn't get my PlayStation 3 yet. A video like this would just make me go all bat nuts and crap. But now, thanks to my beloved Gears, I really don't care anymore. So, you can keep your PS3 1UP, I don't care! Really I don't. OK, maybe I do care. Where the hell is my PS3 Sony!!!!   read

 
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So, after peeling myself away from Gears, I made a visit to Atari today to check out Bullet Witch for the Xbox 360 -- due out in sometime in February. My assumptions of what to expect of the game were merely a mix of this: ...   read

 
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Sony poo poos on Microsoft's parade

Just as Microsoft got all excited about their deal with Akimbo and the downloadable TV and movie service, Sony comes right in to say, "Uh, no, you suck!" To which Microsoft said, "Wha what? What did we do to you? Wahhhh!" Sony released th...   read

 
 
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1UP gives Gears a perfect 10

Yes, I'm in Gears of War overdrive right now. If you know me, you know I can be very critical of games that suck in any way, so the fact that I'm so in love with this title right now should tell you something. Lucky for me, I'm not alone ...   read

 
 
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Gears of War: I'm hooked like crack

I had high hopes for Gears of War. In fact, my hopes were so high that there was no possible way Cliffy and company could live up to them. Lucky for me and you, they absolutely did. I can't say enough good things about this game. Nearly e...   read

 
 
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Is this the best month ever for gaming?

Looking at all the games and systems coming out this month, I began to wonder: Is this the best month in video game history? Besides the four triple-A titles that just landed this week, we also have the Wii and PlayStation 3 launch this m...   read

 
 
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Gears of War: The first hour

So, I'm about an hour or two into the game. I chose to go the hardcore route, or whatever the middle level is called, instead of the wussy beginner level. I'm way to uber for such nonsense. Well, they aren't kidding when they say hardcore...   read

 
 
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So I just got back from this great little event Microsoft held at Blvd in NYC to celebrate their upcoming holiday titles. The event was nicely laid out with free booze and a ton of games set up all over. But I had only one ...   read

 
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360 poised to be ultimate media hub

Microsoft is truly letting loose the Trojan Horse that is the Xbox 360. In a deal with Akimbo, the company is ready to strike at the hearts of Netflix and TiVo by offering a TV and movie download service -- all set to start on Nov. 22. ...   read

 
 
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GameDaily grades the consoles for mommy

Got your debating hat on? Good. Depending on your take on the whole thing, GameDaily has a fairly decent report card for the current and next-gen consoles as they apply right now for the holiday gift giver. Check the full list after the j...   read

 
 
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You know, I overheard the other day on the streets of NYC some dude telling another dude that the DS is for girls. Is it possible the Wii will suffer the same stigma? Possibly. What does that have to do with this video? Probably nothing. But aren't these two adorable? Don't you want to kidnap them and trap them in your basement for a month or two? I know I do. [Via GameLife]   read

 
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Nintendo loves microtransactions too!

It seems everyone is getting all giddy inside just thinking about all the ways they can invade your wallet with microtransactions and it appears that the beloved Nintendo is no different. Speaking with GamePro, Nintendo Senior Vice Presid...   read

 
 
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Contra coming to XBLA this Wednesday

Call it a case of too little too late, but Microsoft has announced that Contra will hit Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday -- the same week just about every major game is coming out for the 360. If there's one saving grace, it was confirmed ...   read

 
 
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How would you pwn Saddam Hussein?

As I'm sure you're all aware by now, former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein was sentenced today to the gallows for his crimes against all that is holy to us decent folk. So, in honor of this happy occasion, we at Destructoid would love to pos...   read

 
 
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Snagged from the most recent 1UP show, the boys at Ziff Davis give a fairly lengthy (almost 10 minutes!) and in-depth look at what to expect once Gears finally drops this week. From e...   read

 
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This week in Destructoid

We rock here at Destructoid. We rock so hard. In fact, we rock so hard, that no one can even compare to our overall rockiness. Look how much we rock: Dtoid life Hanging with Link and Heavy Melody Faith feels pretty Halo Trilogy theme ...   read

 
 
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Everyone has their PS3 but me!

Seriously Sony, what gives? I mean, 1UP just got their PlayStation 3 and even Crecente and his boy got theirs. I assume mine is still in the mail, since I'm on the East Coast and all. At least, I'm hoping that's the case. You know how muc...   read

 
 
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The Internets are in Wii love overload

Since Nintendo invited a bunch of journos out for a sleepover with Zelda, it seems the Internet has exploded with Wii goo all over the place. You can't turn your head without getting a full load blasted straight in your face. So, what's t...   read

 
 
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WoW guild hit with banstick

I love Blizzard. Why? Because they have no patience for those who look to cheat and exploit their way through games that are supposed to be fun, that are supposed to be an experience. That's why a big grin spread across my face when I hea...   read

 
 
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Wanna play the Wii? ... wait in line [Update]

So I just got back from a long day of venturing out to Queens to see some of the Machinima Festival and on my way back home decided to check out the Wii -- which is now playable -- at the Nintendo World Store. Sadly, for most fans, the wa...   read

 
 
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1UP pulls NWN 2 review; mysterious black hole of gaming surrounds [Update]

[Update: We have the original review thanks to reader Lodin. Check after the jump for what has stirred this mini-controversy.] So, had 1UP never even mentioned that they pulled a Neverwinter Nights 2 review from 1UP and Games for Windows...   read

 
 
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According to an employee posting at Evil Avatar, the Wiimotes have arrived to GameStop and it looks as if everything will be playable, if not today, then very soon. Check out what happened: As if on cue, the Nintendo rep w...   read

 
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