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Gaming adjacent: Your favorite Attack of the Show host is going to be an X-Man

Gamers and all-around lovers of nerd culture love it when shows or outlets hire very attractive women for their programs in order to cater to that lower demographic and drive ratings. This appeared to be the case back in the day when the G4...   read

 
 
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Player Vs Pain tortures people while they play Mario Kart

G4 and Attack of the Show are no more. What's G4 superstar Kevin Pereria been up to in the meantime? Among other things, he's taken to Machinima with Player Vs Pain, a show about hurting people while they play videogames. Kevin created and...   read

 
 
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G4 TV evolves into The Esquire Network

Remember G4 TV? It's all over now. The gaming channel we all knew and kind of liked will stop being G4 come this April 22. From there it will turn into The Esquire Network, a men's  channel (whatever the hell that means), with the nami...   read

 
 
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Sup Holmes talks TV and violence with Matthew Walden

[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe to the podcast ...   read

 
 
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G4 cancelling Attack of the Show! and X-Play in December

We heard last month that NBC was moving G4 away from game coverage, but it wasn't exactly clear how or when this would be happening. Just announced on G4's blog, we now know two of their oldest (and probably best) shows will be pulled from ...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Fart Cat, Remember Me & Tara's Mom

Hey guys! Today's Destructoid Show was very exciting, because Tara's mom was here. Today we talk about G4 trying to become GQ, XCOM: Enemy Unknown's PC pre-purchase perks, Capcom's ten minutes of Remember Me, Rayman Jungle Run, Trials...   read

 
 
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G4 plans to rebrand and end game coverage, says Variety

Television's first and only dedicated gaming channel may call it quits by early 2013, according to a recent Variety report. NBCUniversal plan to rebrand the channel and cater toward older males that read GQ. So long and thanks for all the C...   read

 
 
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G4 shows us why those birds are so angry

G4 Films has been putting together a "Epictober Film Festival" event this month, which concluded today with the short, "The Birds of Anger." It's an obvious homage to the 1963 classic The Birds and some little mobile game no one's hea...   read

 
 
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G4 gets exclusive multi-year coverage deal with E3

G4 has basically bought E3 for the next few years, signing a deal that will grant it exclusive showfloor video coverage. Basically, they get a 24-hour live feed and everybody else can leave their video cameras at home.  Personally, I'm...   read

 
 
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DirecTV drops G4 due to low ratings

G4 -- once a TV channel dedicated to gaming, now a TV channel dedicated to some things -- has been dropped by the DirecTV service after Nielsen data suggested it was one of the lowest rated networks in town.  â€&oelig...   read

 
 


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Attack of the Show celebrates 1,000 shows

Congratulations to everyone at G4 for their 1,000th episode of Attack of the Show. They celebrated 1,000 shows this past Thursday by looking back at all of the memorable moments from the show's history. Check out the G4TV Web site for clips...   read

 
 
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Adam Sessler weighs in on the Left 4 Dead 2 whiners

First off, thanks to Adam Sessler for giving us props in regards to dropping the rumortoid bomb that Left 4 Dead 2 was going to be announced at E3. Funny how almost no one believed us. Everyone must have thought we were crazy. So crazy. Any...   read

 
 
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Wet and red: Olivia Munn's Playboy cover revealed

Last Friday, we found out that Attack of the Show co-host Olivia Munn would once again be appearing in Playboy. We got to see a video from Olivia's Playboy photoshoot and were promised a look at the cover of the new issue the following week...   read

 
 
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Olivia Munn does Playboy again

Whoa, what's going on?! The Olivia Munn does Playboy article from way back in 2007 is the top third story on Destructoid right now!  Gasp! Could this mean ... Yes! Yes it's true! Olivia Munn is doing Playboy again! Oh joyous day! Halle...   read

 
 
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Morgan Webb, Jimmy Fallon to talk E3 tonight... wait, what?

As a late night talk show host, Jimmy Fallon is, like, totally way cooler than those other guys. I mean, seriously -- did Johnny Carson ever have a Twitter account where he recount fights he had in NY pizza joints? No! King of Late Night my...   read

 
 
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G4TV needs another slut

What do G4TV and Roman Polanski have in common? They both prey on young girls who don't know any better. Yes, once again G4 TV has put out a casting call for hot women to join their ranks of presenters. One of the older hosts must have hit ...   read

 
 
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Congrats: Adam Sessler gets promoted to Editor-in-Chief of G4 Games Content

Say whatever you want about Adam Sessler (and because you're hiding behind the Internet, you very well may). But having hung out with him on a few occassions, I can confirm that he's good people. And he also knows his games. So it's go...   read

 
 
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G4's X-Play to reveal first details for E3 2009 tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT

Oh, we're all holding out breath waiting to find out -- what will become of the Electronic Entertainment Expo?Hell if we know, but we're about to find out! G4's X-Play will exclusively be revealing the first details on next year's E3 tonigh...   read

 
 
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G4's X-Play expanding to one hour this holiday

Say what you will about G4 (and I know you'll say it), but X-Play is a damned fine show. So I'd say it's pretty great news that the show will be expanding this December, according to G4 president Neal Tiles. "I'm excited to announ...   read

 
 
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G4's G-Phoria 2008 Awards name Halo 3 as GOTY, I die a little inside

Around the time of the Oscars every year, I often hear people say things like, “Who picks the winners, anyway?” When I explain that it’s the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, an organization with 6,000+ “m...   read

 
 
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Who are these guys in this G4 video?

Before today, I only thought that two men were truly beautiful. David Bowie has this special kind of charm to him, even though his face has been rapidly deteriorating as of late. The other guy, Daniel Craig, still looks like a million dolla...   read

 
 
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G4 announces Xbox Live distribution agreement

In what can only be described as a brilliant move, G4 announced today that they will be partnering with Microsoft to release several of their series via Xbox Live. The shows up for grabs are "Code Monkeys", a show about coding tha...   read

 
 
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Philip K. Dick novels get the gaming treatment

Today, The Guardian reports that The Halcyon Company -- a media company unheard of in the gaming world -- has obtained the right of first option to Philip K. Dick's works and plans to adapt two of his novels into games. The two games would ...   read

 
 
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Rockstar wants to f**k casual gaming right in its ear

Rockstar Games' Vice President of creativity and Grand Theft Auto writer Dan Houser has very vocally attacked the "casual gaming" craze currently gripping the games industry. He didn't feel the need to be particularly eloquent abo...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Childhood: Research that proves videogames are not to blame

The Sess from X-Play got the chance to interview the authors of the new research book, Grand Theft Childhood. The authors, Doctors Lawrence Kutner and Cheryl Olson, reveal to us a shocking truth: Videogames are not to blame for violent beha...   read

 
 
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