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Penny Arcade Report on ad-blocking, breasticles

[Minor update: I moved my CPM real-world stats from the comments to the post so that its more visible] Whether you're an aspiring writer, an established games critic, or a hopeful webmaster building your first gaming site it would behoove y...

 
 
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This is the greatest Link figurine of all time

That Link figma by Max Factory which went on sale last year? It is now garbage. Find the closest waste receptacle and chuck that sh*t in there with extreme prejudice. That Link on Epona statue by First 4 Figures? It doesn't even have any po...

 
 
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Who wants to buy every Japanese GBA game ever?

There is something very awe-inspiring about seeing every game for a particular platform in one place, like looking out an airplane window while flying over a major city and feeling like a god who could reshape the land with but a breath. Do...

 
 
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Tons of Mega Man music albums en route, no game in sight

You would think with the deluge of Mega Man merchandise in recent months that the franchise was celebrating some kind of anniversary or whatever. Bandai is poised to release Classic Mega Man in its D-Arts figurine line, an expanded edition ...

 
 
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I must be nuts to want to buy the Rockcan OST collection

This will be the third time we discuss this Mega Man soundtrack collection. There must be something wrong with me, because I already own pretty much all the music available in this collection. And by "own," I mean physically own. I went ont...

 
 
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Extra fancy: rare PowerFest 94 SNES cart sells for $12K

[Header by Calvin Wong] Look, I've collected my fair share of uncommon videogames and trinkets. As someone who has parted with upwards of $300 on a single purchase, I understand the desire, the thrill of getting your hands on a unique relic...

 
 
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This massive Mega Man OST collection will be my undoing

Ffffffuuu... there goes any chance of ever being financially secure again! God dammit, Capcom! It might have slipped your mind, what with Capcom trying its best to cancel any project with the Mega Man name attached, but this year marks the ...

 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Hype

[When we're looking for blogs on a specific topic, we'll put out a Bloggers Wanted call. Check out the blog prompt, write your own response in the Community Blogs and tag it w...

 
 
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Metal Gear Ray figure looks great, even naked

I wrote about those Portal 2 figurines earlier today, but I completely passed over this spectacular number that was included in the threeA photo batch as well. Remember that amazing Metal Gear Rex figure from a while back? What's Rex withou...

 
 
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Metal Gear Rex figure will send you to the poor house

Metal Gear Solid fans who want their own little bipedal robot tank to terrorize the bookshelf ought to look forward to threeA Toys's impressive model of Metal Gear Rex from the PS1 classic. The photos below show an unpainted model, but alre...

 
 
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Once Upon a Pixel Season 1 DVD now on sale

Once Upon a Pixel is my favorite gaming related video series on the internet. Unlike most shows about games and gamers, Once Upon a Pixel never goes for the cheap laugh or the unwarranted misappropriation of the source material. You wont se...

 
 
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Dtoid server maintenance tonight

Why are you even reading this?  Go play Minecraft - I'll be doing some server maintenance tonight.  Your offbeat caffeine-powered comments are welcome during this dark time.   In other news, go play with the new Dtoid Forum s...

 
 
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Dtoid (the show) week 4 recap: I think my butt get big

Last week was insane, especially yesterday. The Destructoid (the show) was pretty nuts as well. We started giving away a bunch of rare Super Meat Boy, Super Mario, and Bit.Trip stuff, we reviewed Kinect and its launch games, there's a clip ...

 
 
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PlayStation-branded junk is in our future

Sony has now launched an initiative they're calling the "PlayStation Logo Licensing Program." This means that you'll start seeing the PlayStation logo slapped across all manner of what the company is referring to as "lifestyle products." Th...

 
 
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Atlus makes mad bank, Sony kicks themselves harder

Hey, remember last night, when Jim told us about Sony regretting not publishing Demon's Souls themselves? Well, they can cry some more, because Atlus has been reporting rather grand gains of late. Over the first half of this fiscal year, At...

 
 
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All-white Sengoku Basara/Devil Kings Revoltechs available

Perhaps in anticipation of the (upcoming?) release of Samurai Basara: Samurai Heroes, for the PlayStation 3 and, oddly enough the Wii, or Battle Heroes, a PSP game in the same vein, Kaiyodo is producing a Power Shop set of Revoltech figures...

 
 
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Look!: the Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker PSP bundle

Yesterday, as the new issue of Weekly Famitsu hit Japanese news stands, details about two upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker PSP bundles began to leak out. Sony is selling a Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Premium Package priced at, rou...

 
 
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Rock Band DLC: Phoenix and a live Tom Petty track pack

Another week, another bunch of Rock Band DLC. If had any ideals, I'd refuse to post about DLC since it's obviously just a ploy by the Man to squeeze you for your precious banana dollars; but, apparently, this game is popular. You guys dig ...

 
 
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So baller: Professor Layton Revoltech coming in March

Ok, let's be perfectly honest here: this Professor Layton Revoltech figure is on-fire hot. If I had a saltier lexicon, one surely unbefitting of a gentleman like Professor Layton, I'd say it was sh*thot. At the very least, I would explain t...

 
 
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Desert Bus marathon raises over $132,000 for charity

Isn't it crazy how a minigame from an unreleased Sega CD title has been so crucial in helping to raise money for charity? Don't get me wrong -- most of the credit goes to LoadingReadyRun, the group who uses said minigame for its fundraiser ...

 
 
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E3 09: Bit.Trip interview with Gaijin games part two

In this, the second of a three part series, we delve deep into what it takes to program the Bit.Trip games, the research behind the design of Commander Video (the series' main character) and how Bit.Trip Core's bosses will differ from those...

 
 
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Devil Summoner 2 packaging is drop dead sexy

Reasons why I am in lust with the special edition of Atlus' upcoming RPG Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abbadon:1. The game is set in Japan in the 1920s2. The game is going to be freaking incredible3. It comes with a Jack Frost pl...

 
 
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Are pinball machines about to become extinct?

Let us all lower our heads. This is a very dark day. Rumor has it Stern Pinball, Inc., one of the last pinball makers left in the world (if not the only one), has laid off a handful of workers and several designers -- a move most likely rel...

 
 
 
 




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