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Decorative Wii makes our heart go aflutter

We know that you like videogames, or else you wouldn't be browsing right now. For some enthusiasts, games transcend the confines of hobbyist enjoyment and enter into the realm of art. Usually, this territory quickly becomes mired in too muc...

 
 
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The secret is finally out! Afrika details revealed

The PlayStation 3 game Afrika has been shrouded in mystery ever since some strange (but stunning) footage was unveiled at the Sony press conference at E3 in 2006. While gorgeously rendered, the footage showed nothing more than a bunch of an...

 
 
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Exclusive: The truth about the 'Holocaust' game

Some gamers have chosen to call it "creepy" and "disgusting." Media outlets, those even belonging to the videogame press itself, have misrepresented it as "Holocaust DS" or a "Nazi torture game." The truth of the matter is that Luc Bernard'...

 
 
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Shadow of the Colossus' controls are an exercise in art

Artsy wonks like myself love to wax philosophic about the potential that games have in terms of narration or eliciting meaningful, emotional player responses. We laud innovative game designers for forcing us to make morally ambiguous choice...

 
 
 
 
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Passage, the greatest five-minute-long game ever made

Passage, created by Jason Rohrer, is an exercise in gaming minimalism. Made for korokomi's gamma 256 competition, It's only five minutes long, it weighs in at less than 500kb, it takes place on a 100x16 field of pixels, and it only requires...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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It's about time! Okami for the Wii confirmed

Let me get this out of the way first … woo hoo!Eurogamer is reporting that Capcom has (finally!) announced it is bringing its critically adored PlayStation 2 game Okami to the Nintendo Wii in spring 2008.While the news ...

 
 
 
 
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BioShock Etch-A-Sketch art: Prepare to pee on yourself

I'm speechless. Who the HELL rocks out this hard on an Etch-A-Sketch? The Etch-A-Sketchist (who you may remember from his God of War offering back in July) has drawn everything from Kanye West to the World Trade Center, but it's BioShock th...

 
 
 
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Eternity's Child moved to the Wii

Eternity's Child was originally announced last year as an XBLA title, but it seems that size restrictions have actually pushed the title onto the Wii, which I'm sure pleased UK based creator Luc Bernard to no end. He has also mentioned plan...

 
 
 
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The Memory Card .12: Wander's brave friend

The theme of friendship is entirely prevalent, though commonly unnoticed, in the world of videogames. From Ratchet & Clank, to the entire epic casts of Final Fantasy, having two (or more) characters work together to re...

 
 
 


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Khalid Eternal Nigh

To prove how wonderfully stupid skateboarders are, I found a series of videos where people send in custom made skateboards to a pro skater and his friends and they try to skate on Actual skating starts at ~4minutes, rest is fn around with

 
The Dyslexic Laywer

So which of the Fallout 4 DLC is actually worth my time?

 
Parismio

Yo You should never trust a I hear they steal pies and Killed that one guy:

 
RiffRaff

I cant believe it took me so long to play Divinity: Original Loving the lightheadedness of it and the wealth of puns and I fought a boss named Pontius Pirate I laughed, a I also helped two cats find

 
Fuzunga

Id really like to emphasize that when I complained about the content on Destructoid Niero wrote me and asked what was wrong, whereas doing that on Polygon got me banned for Dtoid

 
RenaudB90

Steam is now recommending me Story based RPGs that are only in Either theyre high as fuck, or someone overseas is having a good time with my Steam account when I sleep and

 
MetemNight

WBDC has ordered a script for a Joker origin Is it possible to hire Patrick Stewart for five minute intervals as a professional face palmer?

 
Deadgar64

I am in the University library when the lady in the study area next to me decides to plug in an electric kettle and boil water to make THEN she proceeds SLURP so loud it Its ECHOING!!! On a scale from 1-to-even I just cant right

 
Papa Niero

Ive pushed out a version of that the site that is possibly 50% faster but slightly Well continue to make improvements as the week goes Sorry about the kinks!

 
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