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UK GAME stores still oblivious; plot thickens

Intrigued by Summa's report on the U.K. and Ireland's biggest gaming retail chain, GAME , not stocking Friday's PS3 release of Oblivion, I decided to make a stand for my fellow countrymen and look further into the issue. While...

 
 
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The guilty pleasures of gaming

The word hardcore when applied to gamers tends to paint a picture of a person who plays games like Halo, Grand Theft Auto, and Gears of War, not someone who sits with his little Nintendo DS and plays hours of Cooking Mama or Super Princess ...

 
 
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My moves are killer, son!

Behold the mighty power of the Dance Dance Revolution. With the sacred moves passed down from geek to geek, a young man will face his enemies and move in time with the music. Watch as enemies cower before the might of DDR Kid! Another swe...

 
 
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Rosenblum pleads not guilty, to be put under house arrest

To update the alleged happenings of one very allegedly stupid person, GameLife's Andrew Rosenblum has pleaded not guilty to three counts of threatening to commit a crime and has had his bail placed at $50,000. Once Rosenblum is released...

 
 
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Hackers continue to ruin Valve?

I've said this a few times, but back in college I lived and breathed Counter-Strike. In fact, I'd even say I majored in the damn game. Well, one of the biggest turn-offs to me, after a while, was the rampant hacking and cheating tha...

 
 
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PS3 so hot they're practically giving them away in the UK

OK, well maybe hot is stretching it. How does desperate sound? According to MCV, a few UK retail outlets have slashed their PlayStation 3 prices in order to get rid of that big black meanie box. Here are the juicy details:“PS3 perfor...

 
 
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Nintendo's top mistakes ... evil grin

Attention Nintendo fanboys and gals, your precious little company is not perfect. Hell, nobody is, including me, which I know is very hard to believe. Thankfully, Games Radar has put together a list to keep all little fanatics in check. He...

 
 
 
 
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PS3 in UK laughs at Titanic

I admit, it's not looking good for the PlayStation 3 right now. It's one thing to have sort-of-steady sales in the States, but the PlayStation bread was always nicely buttered in the UK and without that support, even I'm beginni...

 
 
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Think before you poke your Mii

Do you think it's possible for a Nintendo Wii Mii to feel? Well, X-Play believes so and they decided to show us what really goes on in the life of a Mii in this eye-opening segment. From Mii Bill trying to escape the hand of the user...

 
 
 
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Microsoft's got a raging clue for Xbox Live fraud

In response to some stories and tales floating around over the past couple weeks about Xbox Live fraud that has been going on (accounts hacked and gamertags stolen), Microsoft has responded by saying that they are aware of the issue and are...

 
 
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Nintendo: Wii hard drive is a no go ... suckers

Nintendo, lovers of innovation and customer appreciation (sinister smile), have come out and confirmed that the Wii will not have an external hard drive for those who wanted such a convenience. Check it out:Nintendo has dismissed reports th...

 
 
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Anamanaguchi: UK Tour, no more

In an unfortunate turn for UK fans of New York's Anamanaguchi, the band was detained earlier this week at Glasgow airport. Why were they denied? Apparently, they were too good to be allowed into the country. Perhaps the Scots thought th...

 
 
 
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Capcom shutting down Resident Evil Outbreak servers

Last week, when Konami decided to pull the plug on their servers that backed Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence's online play, the community was up in arms. You see, that's a game that people still actually play; it was released only ...

 
 
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Man goes flacid during drunk Tetris sex

There's nothing more entertaining than laughing at other people's sexual dysfunctions, especially when they involve Nintendo games. Rocksteady from the NeoGaf forums posted a cautionary encounter with more Tetris and whiskey than he...

 
 
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Nintendo at GDC = crickets

In case you were wondering why we didn't mention anything about Nintendo in our news about next week's Game Developer's Conference, well Chris Kohler over at Wired has a bit of information as to why. Check it out:Due to a pendi...

 
 
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Sony gives Kotaku the finger (update)

Sony 1, Kotaku 1Or I guess depending on how you look at it, maybe Kotaku won. Who knows? But what I do know is that Brian Crecente has big brass balls and my blogger in arms stood up to Sony and seems to have gotten disinvited from every S...

 
 
 
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If it seems too good to be true ...

If you went to your mailbox one morning and found an Xbox 360 shipped to your home by mistake, would you keep it? What if it strangely contained a note to ship the package to Africa and provided you the stamps to do so, would you send it ...

 
 
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Developer tales: The true story of an abused game tester

[Editor's note: What you are about to read is a true story of an industry veteran and loyal Destructoid reader who has been in the business for some time. Names have been left out to protect the identity of those involved, but everything sa...

 
 




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