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Why the Super Mario movie is an underappreciated masterpiece

[Ed. note: El Great Burcho published this on February 2007. It's one of our Golden favorites.] No, I'm not being ironic, or corny, or funny. Neither am I drunk, stoned, nor under the influence of outside forces requiring me to like the Supe...

 
 
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Live show: Sucking it up for science in Mr. Mosquito

[Mash Tactics airs Monday through Friday at 4p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch Rick 'King Foom' Olson play a variety of games, each day with its own theme. With a heavy focus on community and viewer interaction, you can be as much a...

 
 
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Is this Italian shooter as bad as Big Rigs?

Our tips line has been flooded with emails about how this Italian game, made by a group of students, is supposedly worse than Big Rigs: Over The Road Racing. Is it really? Gioventù Ribelle (Rebel Youth) is meant to depict some event...

 
 
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior sequel confirmed

Sniper: Ghost Warrior is getting a sequel, despite the first one being absolutely dreadful.  For some reason (possibly due to its generic macho name), the game sold ludicrous amounts of copies in the United Kingdom, getting into the ch...

 
 
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iPad gets a real, physical analog stick ... kinda

Sick of having to touch your touchscreen? Well, those days are over, son! The folk at Fling have used science to their advantage and released a physical analog stick that attaches to the screen via a suction cup. Yes, that's the most absur...

 
 
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Deep Black's cover art is more Vanquish than Vanquish

Wow 505 Games, you guys really know how to pick your artists. This is the cover art for a new game from the publisher famous for giving us IL2-Sturmovik and Hotel for Dogs: The Game. It's called Deep Black, and if you saw it on a shelf...

 
 
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Capcom: Darkstalkers 4, Capcom vs. SNK not coming soon

Fans of Darkstalkers and Capcom vs. SNK have had to patiently stand idle while Street Fighter, Marvel and even Tekken are getting a turn at the Capcom fighting wheel. Unfortunately, they're going to be waiting in line for a very long t...

 
 
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Videogames now cause relationship breakdowns

Relationships end all the time. Sometimes it's the man's fault, sometimes it's the woman's fault, sometimes it's nobody's fault at -- VIDEOGAMES! VIDEOGAMES DID IT! EVERYBODY LOOK AT THE VIDEOGAAAAAAMES! According to a survey of 1,500 gamer...

 
 
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Alpha Protocol manages sell 700k in spite of itself

I like Alpha Protocol. I like it a lot. So far it's one of my favorite games of the year in a year already full of superb RPGs and promising more to come. As Destructoid's resident Alpha Protocol apologist, I acknowledge that the game is ve...

 
 
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Rare responds to fan site's closure

Earlier this week, we reported that MundoRare has closed its doors forever due to Rare's corporate bullshit. The fan community had planned to reignite its love for the fallen company by creating a free documentary to be distributed on Xbox ...

 
 
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I'm sorry: Nickelback track pack hits Rock Band next week

Next week, a "Nickelback Track Pack" is coming to the Rock Band Store. I have nothing else to say about this, so here are the songs in the pack: "Burn it to the Ground" "Figured You Out" "Never Again" "Photograph" "Rockstar" "This Afternoo...

 
 
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Bass, Treble, and more Mega Man 10 DLC confirmed

Here it is folks, the latest videogame news, straight from my television set. That is how Bass and Treble will look in Mega Man 10. They'll be made available as playable characters via DLC on April 5th, for the cost of 200 Wii points. Also ...

 
 
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Shooters are 'f**king boring,' says designer of Black

Before you get all up in arms over a recent remark made by Stuart Black, the senior designer of Criterion's Black, allow me to elaborate; the Destructoid headline character limit, she is a cruel mistress. Speaking to OXM, Black -- the man, ...

 
 
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All Ubisoft PC games will require an Internet connection

Ubisoft has revealed controversial new plans for anti-piracy measures on all its PC games. Taking a leaf from the Steam and EA playbook, the European publisher has announced that all of its games will require online activation via an Ubi.co...

 
 
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Time's top ten games of 2009

It's almost the end of the year, which means that top ten lists and reflective features are all the rage. Time magazine is among the first to print its definitive top ten games of 2009, and I'm sure you can all guess which game has taken th...

 
 
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You will not survive this: Super Meat Boy boss reveal

I recently got to play a beta of Super Meat Boy, and it was awesome. I haven't played a game with this much impending death in a long time. So far, it seems the Super Meat Boy world is pretty much made up of five things; you, the walls, the...

 
 
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Visceral Games bummed about Dead Space Extraction sales

According to a NeoGAF post from a Visceral Games employee- "It is a shame that no one bought this (Dead Space Extraction). As much as everyone made fun of Frank Gibeau's 'experiment', it will actually influence the SKU plan with respec...

 
 
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Two Worlds II gets screens as all Earth's babies cry out

When Two Worlds II was announced, it is said that Jesus Christ himself wept tears of purest piss and that every virgin girl in the world had her hymen shattered into a thousand bloodsoaked pieces. It was as if Adolf Hitler had raped The Dev...

 
 
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Pre-purchase Painkiller: Resurrection, get free games

Painkiller: Resurrection? How embarrassing -- I forgot that game even existed. This may or may not have anything to do with the action-oriented first-person shooter getting about zero marketing. Just sayin', guys. The game does apparently e...

 
 
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Break-dance fighting and beaches in the Crystal Bearers

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers... I still can't get over that name. It's got three more syllables than Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix, the game I previously thought would remain champion in the "unnecessar...

 
 
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Darkest of Days darkening Xbox Live with a demo

Today is a grim and sorry day in the history of Xbox Live, as the worst first-person-shooter to ever grace the Xbox 360 has a demo. You too can now sample a mere fraction of the horror that inspired our 1/10 review and caused me so much pai...

 
 
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Ju-On's sh*tty European box art

If you have a Wii and love Japanese horror, then you're no doubt interested in checking out Ju-On: The Grudge. However, the box art makes it look like the worst game to have ever existed. The American cover art is alright, save for its &quo...

 
 
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Awesome wireless game gun won't make you better at games

Badass community member and all around swell fellow unstoppablejuggernaut spotted a nifty gadget on YouTube. It's called the GameGun and it's a gun for games. Nothing new there, right? Wrong. It's more than just a fancy light gun it's got m...

 
 
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Job advertisement smells like Too Human 2 development

If a recent ad posting on Gamasutra is to be believed, Silicon Knights is looking for fresh talent to work on a game, and that game may very well be Too Human 2. So far, all the world's babies have not cried out in tandem, so until that hap...

 
 




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Early Access Party Hard Tycoon"We can't stop feeling alright"

 

Chaos;Child"Oh, right. The delusion. The delusion for Takaru, the delusion chosen especially for Takaru, Takaru's delusion."

 

High Hell"Corporate greed meets murderous speed"

 

A Mortician's Tale"Your desquamation destination"

 

Lichtspeer"Lend me your speers"

 

Fire Emblem Warriors"Wonder twin powers, activate"

 

Overgrowth"A long time coming, but you may want to wait longer"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 4"Fourth time, less charm"

 

ELEX"ELEX Gon' Give It To Ya"

 

WWE 2K18 "Botchamania"

 
 
 

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At first I didnt believe evidenced by the pic on the right, she darn well does look like a

 
Terry 309

This is a PSA for all Console Gamers:

 
Mike Sounders

According to Gonintendo, mexico has now broken the street date for

 
Nathan D

Oh damn, new line of Bloodborne apparel incoming! With the official artworks released earlier this year and a new figure announced a few months ago, hopefully this means a new game is

 
Jiraya

ONE LOT MAN

 
100 Percent Human SrChurros that is Totally Not a Monster

Aaaand I just finished Night in the Woods, and it was a wild ride with a weird ending! I really enjoyed it a

 
Flegma

I was once suggested I should try becoming a (good) science Somehow, that doesnt sound like a bad idea right

 
Steel Squirrel

Ive noticed a disturbing trend in games Throwing items to distract I understand the purpose of the mechanic, but Ive been playing through Hitman recently and the only tools Ive really needed are coins and my silenced Kinda lame

 
Perro

God help me I like that show iZombie

 
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Hey, you know how USAF has been having issues with personnel

 
 

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