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Monday Mind Teasers: Super PSTW RPG

This week I'm taking it easy on your brains. Really easy. Super incredibly hyperbole easy. So easy that reading this paragraph might be harder for some of our readers than actually beating this game. If you're ready to set out on a three mi...   read

 
 
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Download MMO-related novel 'For the Win' for free

Cory Doctorow has a new novel out aimed at the young adult audience called "For the Win." It's a story of a group of MMO players, all of whom having made their hobby into lucrative jobs, who become entangled in something greater than themse...   read

 
 
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How to stay hard:Team Meat talks game difficulty design

Super Meat Boy is fun, even when you're dying. In fact, some of the most exciting, funny, and surprising parts of the game come from your own death. Just like in the best survival-horror games/movies, witnessing the protagonist being graphi...   read

 
 
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There is now a Guild Leader's Handbook

How do you know when you're starting to take this MMO thing that you're doing seriously? When you join a guild. It takes a whole other level of dedication to try and lead one. To help guide those new to running their own guild, WoW.com colu...   read

 
 
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Aliens vs. Predator on PC gets a hefty patch

Not owning the PC version of Rebellion's Aliens vs. Predator makes it difficult for me to speak about the state of the game's multiplayer, but from the outside looking in, it sounds like everything is not quite where it needs to be yet. Of ...   read

 
 
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Analyzing No More Heroes 2, part 1: The bosses

[These posts on No More Heroes 2 are purely speculation. I have no idea what the team at Grasshopper Manufacture intended for the game to mean; I can only speak to what I've taken away from it, so if you don't enjoy potentially bullsh*t int...   read

 
 
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Your classic XBLA games won't work with Game Room

Here's a little something that you probably figured would be the case, but didn't know for sure: Any Xbox LIVE Arcade games that are also offered through Game Room when it launches this spring will have to be re-purchased for use in the fan...   read

 
 
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Realtime Worlds has a new IP penciled in for 2011

While Realtime Worlds is off continuing work on APB, it seems other projects are in the pipeline as well. Nothing too strange for the industry, sure, but thanks to lead artist Tahir Rashid's LinkedIn, we know specifically that the studio ha...   read

 
 
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The latest Halo novel now in stores

The latest Halo novel from Thor Books has been released in stores this week. Halo: Evolutions is a collection of stories from multiple perspectives within the Halo universe. The book features multiple authors, such as Eric Nylund, Tobias Bu...   read

 
 
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Forget school: Official Halo Encyclopedia coming this fall

The United States educational system has just been dealt a devastating blow today -- DK Publishing has announced that it's collaborated with Microsoft to publish The Halo Encyclopedia this November. The reasons for going to class to learn a...   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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Expelliarmus! EA announces Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince videogame

I’m sure many of you are die-hard fans of the Harry Potter books, and if you’re like me, finishing the last page of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows was an emotional, bittersweet experience. It almost felt like a chapter of ...   read

 
 
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Kaplan, Aspyr bringing SAT prep software to DS, PC, and Mac

According to a Newsweek scoop, Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions will announce today that they are partnering with Aspyr Media to develop an SAT test-prep game for the Nintendo DS, Windows PC, and Mac. The game will presumably mix Kaplan's po...   read

 
 
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Del Rey is looking to satiate your Star Wars: Force Unleashed hunger pangs

While we're chomping at the bit for the game to arrive this April, Star Wars: Force Unleashed fans will be able to make do with a little background reading instead, courtesy of Del Rey publishing.  Both the graphic novel and paperback ...   read

 
 
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Destructoid Rewind:
Our biggest stories from Feb 4-10, 2007

On this week's < Destructoid Rewind < the Reverend's opus the Mario Brothers on the big screen dominates the charts with over a sixty thousand readers (yes, yes, that's over 9,000). Was it a masterpiece or is he watching the film thr...   read

 
 
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A good bedtime story for the kids: Gears of War prequel book announced

If you're reading this, chances are that you can understand it. So we've established that you can read, but do you really want to if you don't have to? Here's a good reason to crack a book: Gears of Wars: The Pendelum Wars - The Battle of A...   read

 
 
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Turok Achievements unveiled: they're promoting team-killing now?

After the jump you'll find the just-released list of Achievements for the Xbox 360 version of the upcoming blood, guts n' dinos FPS Turok. Normally this wouldn't even blip on our radar of actual, useful news but something about this list st...   read

 
 
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