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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...   read

 
 
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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 ...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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 ...   read

 
 
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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, ...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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You will not survive this: Super Meat Boy boss reveal

So, 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,...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 
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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...   read

 
 


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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...   read

 
 
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Memento Mori: the art of trailers and a flaky release dates

I have to hand it to Centauri Productions, developers of Memento Mori, a new adventure game for the PC. Obscure (and often unremarkable) PC games are a dime a dozen, but they managed to catch my attention, owing mostly to the morbidly cool-...   read

 
 
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Sharks get the axe: Monster Hunter 3 demo videos a plenty!

Did you hear that Monster Hunter D Wii sold something around 100,000 copies in its first day of release in Japan? Crazy sales for a Wii port of a PSP port of a PS2 game. Chances are that these sales have less to do with Japan's interest in ...   read

 
 
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A new study of Metacritic data suggests that Ubisoft, aka the Activision of Europe, is the least consistent publisher when it comes to game quality, coming bottom of the pile, while Rockstar triumphed as the best.The study as...   read

 
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Sonic Team threatens us with more Werehog action in Sonic Unleashed 2

One of the main sore points about Sonic Unleashed was The Werehog, a new alter ego for Sonic that helped to represent everything that is wrong with Sonic Team's continued abuse of Sega's once-loved mascot. Naturally, since most people hated...   read

 
 
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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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