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Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIII countdown ... of DEATH!

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to panic! In seven days time, Square Enix will make an announcement ... and it will have SOMETHING to do with FINAL FANTASY XIII! OH GOD!Actually, it's not that exciting, but with so many publishers pulling the...   read

 
 
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Gore Verbinski is the new Uwe Boll: 'Pirates' director to take on Second Life

First BioShock and now Second Life? It looks like director Gore Verbinski has found a new calling in life!According to recent reports in Variety, the Pirates of the Caribbean director has just signed on to direct a movie based on the virtua...   read

 
 
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These Valhalla Knights 2 videos are just ... no

[video]105340:435[/video] I've never played Valhalla Knights, and if these videos for the sequel are indicative of the series, I think it's very understandable. Why was the above video even released for public consumption? It's one of the m...   read

 
 
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New Silent Hill: Rubbish Pyramid Head confirmed (also, November release)

Some new information has surfaced on the Western-developed Silent Hill: Homecoming. Chief among them for me is the grim confirmation that Pyramid Head is indeed being recycled and crammed in to this new installment, something I was try...   read

 
 
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Color Treyarch unimpressed over The Bourne Conspiracy

Treyarch's Garrett Young has revealed how his team check out the latest release demos, and has confessed that The Bourne Conspiracy left him feeling a little flat. "The Bourne game... we did download the demo, we did look at it, l...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Discusses! Lazy reviewers? Or, maybe your game just sucks

You may have heard Jim report the other week, that the AIAS prez says that "game reviewers are lazy." I can certainly see how the whole world of game reviewing is not an exact science, but we're not here today to wax poetic on tha...   read

 
 
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GRIN to give Wanted the videogame treatment

Wanted was a fun summer action flick, but how will it fair as a videogame? Movie-based games have always had a horrendous track record, but there's a chance this one might turn out to be somewhat decent.The Wanted game is being developed by...   read

 
 
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Confusion alert! New Prince of Persia game to be based on movie based on game

If making a movie based on Prince of Persia: Sands of Time wasn’t already enough to get fans of the awesome videogame series nervous, now comes news of another Prince of Persia game being made by Ubisoft that is based on...   read

 
 
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First gameplay footage of Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

So, Nuts & Bolts – I guess that is the official name now. Let’s all pour out a 40 for Banjo-Threeie. I think we all secretly wanted it to be called that.Let me just save you all the trouble and yell out a collective “A...   read

 
 
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HUGE Sony victory: Vampire Rain CONFIRMED for PlayStation 3

That's it boys, the console war is finally over. You can roll out the red carpet and welcome your new king, as publisher AQ interactive confirms that Vampire Rain, up until now a hot Xbox 360 exclusive, is coming to the PlayStation 3. For t...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Uncharted heading to the silver screen?

According to a “well-placed source,” Atlas Entertainment (the production company responsible for the amazing Twelve Monkeys and Three Kings) has just purchased the film rights to PlayStation 3 game Uncharte...   read

 
 
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Game Debate to the Death!
Hardest game you've ever played?

In the last debate, we discussed which Pokémon species and game was our favorite. With hundreds of critters and a dozen different games to choose from, it was probably the most varied range of votes I've ever seen in a debate before....   read

 
 
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Wii Fit's Wii sh*t, courtesy of Mad Catz

The Mad Catz PS2 wireless controller is the single worst thing that mankind has ever created (and I say that without hyperbole). The third party peripheral maker is continuing its commitment to producing wretched crap with a whole host of p...   read

 
 
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Why did Two Worlds suck so bad? Developer tries to explain

Two Worlds was horrible and I'm not about to pull any punches when talking about it. It's one of a handful of games that I could not bear to play for more than half an hour, I simply couldn't stand it. The framerate was a joke, the combat p...   read

 
 
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Mt. Movie License: Paramount gets into the games business

Following Warner Bros., Paramount has expanded their interactive department to get into the videogames business. Variety says that they will either partially or fully finance titles and will oversee title development. Not surprisingly, the...   read

 
 
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Activision strikes back with 'Tony Hawk Innovation Plan', whatever that is

GamePro has put up a short blurb with an update on the sequel to Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground. The story focuses on a few lines from a USA Today feature on Tony Hawk — the man, the myth, the legend. The story discussed Hawk’...   read

 
 
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Sony files patent on something that looks like a PSP iPhone

Sony Ericsson's newly patented Orientation based multiple mode mechanically vibrated touchscreen display looks like the long-time rumored PSP phone. But it has a touch screen. Yeah, I don't quite get it either.Not suprisingly, this device p...   read

 
 
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Super Crap Trophy: Brawl trophy from GameStop is terrible

The above image is what GameStop is offering the winner of its Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament. As you can see, it is the worst thing in the world. It doesn't even have anything to do with Brawl, save for the vague and tenuous hint that ...   read

 
 
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Activision: We're sorry Guitar Hero Wii sucks so bad, here's your money back

The Guitar Hero III mono sound issue earned many a Wii owner's ire last year, and rightfully so -- it's pretty tough to rock out when your game's sound resembles a grilled cheese sandwich run over by an angry teen on a Moped. Activision was...   read

 
 
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Forbidden Terror to be a Wiiware title...if the price is right?

If you squint hard enough, you might mistake this game for a futuristic Resident Evil game, but it's actually just a tech demo developed by Emergent Technologies, as one of the Editors from Siliconera found out.As the screen suggests, Forbi...   read

 
 
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Max Payne is set to start filming soon, but will it be painful to watch?

Last time we heard about the movie adaptation of Max Payne, the man who would be responsible for filling the iconic shoes of the one-man army was still up in the air. One quick peek over at IGN, and the facts now seem to indicate otherwise....   read

 
 
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Next Leisure Suit Larry game to revisit its adventure game roots?

In an interview with IGN, John Melchior, executive producer of Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (hehehe), the official next game in the naughty series, is quoted as saying “[Box Office Bust] is most certainly an a...   read

 
 
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Highlander: Eidos proves that with exceptions, there can be more than one

An exact release date hasn't been nailed down yet, but Eidos has released a trailer giving us an idea of what we can expect out of the game based on the name nerds and Sci-Fi buffs (present company included) have labeled a cult classic pow...   read

 
 
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Goichi Suda: Third-party Wii games aren't cutting it

Goichi Suda, the game developer behind GameCube indie offering Killer 7 and the upcoming Wii title No More Heroes, recently commented on the state of the Wii and the games coming out for it, saying that third-party games weren't doing well....   read

 
 
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Doctored screenshots and video, we hate thee so

Spend some time reading about games, and you'll likely come across a term that you know the meaning of, but never bothered to put a name to: bullshots. We see them often, and they are the bane of gamers everywhere. We all hate them, and wit...   read

 
 
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