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Review: West of Loathing

West of Loathing is a point-and-click adventure that doubles as a turn-based RPG. The artwork consists of crude stick figures, drawn in a typical western setting, with a stubbornly black and white color palette. If you’re looking for ...

 
 
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Friday Night Fights - Let's hear it for the boys!

Good day and a hot dickings to you folks! How is your Friday treating you? Mine is quite lovely as I am only 4-5 hours (of work) away from my first free time of the month. I am very excited and plan to use this time to chafe my dick. Well, ...

 
 
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Friday Night Fights - Dance the Night Away!

Oh look at you, my pretty little girl, sitting there with your face all painted up in your little halter top, you're nothing but a little slut. Who wants to guess what movie I just watched? That's right, Sharknado. I love that flick. So. D...

 
 
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Game reviews delivered while eating habaneros

A new videogame reviews YouTube show popped up last month. What's so special about that, you ask? The hook with this particular show is that the reviewers must eat an entire habanero pepper first before delivering their critique. I just le...

 
 
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January NPD: 360 leads, Black Ops still on top

After another December as the U.S.'s top selling home console, it looks like the Wii is on the decline again. Last month, the console was outsold by the Xbox 360 by about 60,000 units. That's a +32% gain for the 360 compared to last year, a...

 
 
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Destructoid (the show): It's a Minecraft Utopia!

Today's episode of Destructoid (the show) is very special because it gives me the chance to show off all the amazing things that have been happening in the past 5 days on the Destructoid Minecraft server. If you don't play Minecraft, you s...

 
 
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Higher percent of 'net-connected PS3s than other consoles

According to data gathered by The Diffusion Group, 78 percent of PlayStation 3 users have their system connected to the Internet. For Xbox 360 and Wii, the rates are 73 and 54 percent, respectively. It's worth noting that these figures appl...

 
 
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Spike Video Game Awards' viewership continues to drop

Did you watch the 2009 Spike Video Game Awards for the actual awards themselves, the slew of announcements, or not at all? Based on some viewership data provided by The Cut Scene, that last choice applies to an increasingly large number of ...

 
 
 
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Mass Effect is the devil! Sessler tells you how it is

        Adam Sessler has had about enough of all this Mass Effect garbage. Well Adam, that makes 1,345,456 of us, but regardless I'm glad to hear you weighing in on the situation. Between mass exodus on Cooper Law...

 
 
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Spike TV books Foo Fighters for the 2007 VGAs

The current state of videogames on cable TV is poor at best. Rarely does the medium get coverage outside of mainstream news reporting on the latest killing spree and then getting an "expert" to play the blame game. There's always ...

 
 
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Clive Barker calls Roger Ebert on his crap

Clive Barker was one of my literary heroes long before he entered the gaming universe. Rarely is such a perverse and twisted individual simultaneously intelligent and beautifully spoken, but Clive's no stranger to this mixture. Not one to t...

 
 
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Controlling your Scarface with your Wii

Since the Wii obviously uses a non-standard control scheme, owners are always curious how they'll be able to control certain games. One of those of interest is the mature title Scarface. In a thankfully toned-down demonstration video,...

 
 
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Podtoid 22: The John Sweeney Angry! Edition

I'm sure some of you have already heard of the Beeb's John Sweeney going absolutely s**t-bonkers in the middle of a Scientology exhibit on psychiatry, and how it's, y'know, an industry (of death). Photos of dead babies and ...

 
 
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Podtoid Volume 2: Toid Harder!

After a long hiatus, the Podtoid is back.The original Podtoid was shot down over Germany two months ago, and while the Germans deny involvement (and that the War has been over for sixty years), our investigation into his wherabouts continu...

 
 
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What makes a boss unforgettable?

I just had a humbling experience. I was at a friend's house, enjoying some quality Wii time, when I saw he had the VC version of Punch Out on his channels. My desire to play overwhelmed me and I repeatedly wailed "Punch Out! Punch...

 
 
 
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Tons of new Lair gameplay footage; let me hear you say "meh!"

I love dragons, but have always thought they have gotten a bad rap. With movies like Dragonheart and Eragon, dragons have been portrayed as annoying, sentimental creatures that, surprisingly, have a lot of things to say. I like my dragons ...

 
 
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Quasi South Park: This is (awkward) living

Fact: Fanboys produce 98% of all video-game related mashup videos on YouTube. Some are genuienly funny while the rest are, well, like this South Parkian mashup  spotted by DICK on Sony's semi-official blog ... biding its time un...

 
 
 
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Summa on Coin-OP TV ... no, for real, it's tonight y'all

Sorry, no April Fool's here, I will actually be on Coin-Op TV tonight, live, as a special guest. And only in that special way that I know how. So, if you got nothing better to do at 7 p.m. Pacific (10 Eastern), then tune in, interact,...

 
 
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Snake to have same ol' snarl

Attention Metal Gear Solid fans: Your little wet dreams about David Hayter can continue. Yes chilluns, the man behind the voice of one of the most recognizable characters in video games will still be the voice of good ol' Snake for Meta...

 
 
 
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Acclaim: traditional game testing is dead

Nevermind robots and guys in third world countries stealing your game testing jobs -- the competition might soon include that snotty little 11 year old down the street. Acclaim's (lead guitarist?) David Perry is raising eyebrows with th...

 
 
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SXSW 07: First impressions

The interactive arm of the South by Southwest exposition kicked into full gear today at the Austin convention center, steps away from the craptacular Radisson Hotel whose computer system has been down since 9 a.m. and has us wandering the s...

 
 




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Annihilation"Natalie Portman with a machine-gun... on shrooms!"

 

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Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition"Take this Bro'd trip on a road trip"

 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance"Another cult classic in the making"

 

Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 
 
 

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I’ve been hearing about the great soundtrack in Nier automata for a while, but damn! I love this game

 
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I love playing games to explore unusual worlds and ideas, but I usually dont think of that as escapism per Its more that I want to add to my Where do most of yall draw the line on escapism?

 
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#SundayStrip

 
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#striptoid time

 
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Ooh, I wanna play! #sundaystrip

 
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Being all alone and single makes me sad and hollow Not to mention Im back down to the normal number of people I get to talk to on a daily basis and look forward to spending time with, of

 
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#striptoid sure why This one always gets a chuckle out of

 
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Even tho Im a student of, a studier of, a fan of and a supporter of Pro Wrestling, I rarely watch it, live or on But theres been some stars lately who really bring that magic back, and make me *real* sad that Ill never hit the ring again

 
 

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