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Overwatch's Doomfist is a combo lover's dream

Ever since the very first cinematic trailer for Overwatch, people have wondered about the antihero known as Doomfist. Earlier today he was revealed on Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR) for PC players to try out. I got some hands-on time w...

 
 
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Happy birthday! Destructoid turns five

Update: This is amazing. Destructoid is now five years old. Holy crap, can you believe it?! We've been around since 2006, and it's just unbelievable how much has happened during that time. Our story is quite the unique one: you can find ou...

 
 
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Tekken King of Iron Fist tournament begins in London

For those who have the skills -- or for those that think they do -- on the last Friday of every month, at HMV Gamerbase in Central London between 7pm and 11pm, the Tekken King of Iron Fist Tournament will be taking place.&nbs...

 
 
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Win a PSP, Tactics Ogre: LUCT and Final Fantasy: WotL!

[Update] Contest closed! Winner is nygfan! Thanks to all that entered and to Square Enix for the prizes! Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together is coming on February 15 and to celebrate, we've teamed up with the fine folks over at Square Enix ...

 
 
 
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Counter-Strike cheater gets knifed in his head

As if we needed further evidence that videogames are SERIOUS business, an alleged Counter-Strike cheater in Jilin, China was rushed to hospital with a giant kitchen knife jammed into his skull. A group of kids were arguing with the 17-year-...

 
 
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Mr. Destructoid returns to videogames in Raskulls!

Destructoid is pleased to announce that its iconic mascot, the inimitable Mr. Destructoid, is returning to the world of videogames in Halfbrick's upcoming Xbox Live Arcade game, Raskulls. The fearless robot leader of the Destructoid commun...

 
 
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Lucid brings a new twist to block puzzles

In the world of puzzle games involving blocks there isn't much that hasn't been done. Blocks have fallen, been paired, been shot, been organized and they've been grouped. In short, it's a bit difficult to do something new in the block puzzl...

 
 
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Aonuma - 'Nowadays, OoT is not that good'

Here's a pet peeve of mine; people with a rose-tinting deification of Ocarina of Time. For me, that game, along with Mario 64, will always symbolize a personal low-point for my feeling of connection to videogames as a whole. Of course, I un...

 
 
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Bethesda, Splash Damage FPS is a 'genre-breaker'

Speaking to GamesIndustry.biz, Bethesda’s European managing direct Sean Brennan says that the publisher has some big things in store for E3. Namely, Brennan says that the first-person shooter title they’re set to reveal at E3 --...

 
 
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Thompson's Utah bill vetoed: Another win for intelligence!

The poorly written and rather pointless HB 353, a videogame/movie bill intended for Utah by Jack Thompson, has been vetoed by Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, thanks to the sloppy writing of the bill itself, and some clever lobbying from the games ...

 
 
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What's the worst thing a game's made you do?

The above picture was taken by Destructoid reader John E. In case you can't make out the shattered remnants, that's a PSP which was utterly annihilated by its owner after a particularly frustrating round of LocoRoco 2. For a game that is su...

 
 
 
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UK Charts: C-C-C-COMBO BREAKER for World at War

Call of Duty: World at War needed just one more week at the top of the chart to claim a record for most number of weeks held leading to a Christmas number one. Unfortunately for Activision, FIFA 09 has claimed the top spot, batting the cyni...

 
 
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Mexicans ruin everything: El Fuerte breaks Street Fighter IV

Uh oh ... it seems that Street Fighter IV might already be facing balance problems with one of its new characters after only a short time in arcades. Debuting pugilist El Feurte has already been discovered to possess an infinite combo, so...

 
 
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Phil Harrison thinks we don't want single player games

Phil Harrison has said that Atari's Alone in the Dark may be among the last of a dying breed, as consumers no longer want single player experiences. "Alone in the Dark is a beautifully crafted single-player adventure game. I don't thin...

 
 
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Ultimate cross-over game is ultimate: Card Sagas Wars

Holy Jimminy Soulja-Boy Christmas. Now this project is totally bananas, and not just because it features Master Chief doing a multi-hit super combo on Mega Man X. What's really insane is that Card Sagas Wars, a presumably fan made game, a...

 
 
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Cashwh0re shirts are finally available and you can win!

Destructoid is proud to announce... well, maybe not proud, but, let's say ashamed to admit? We now have Cashwh0re shirts on sale on our marketplace. Stop reading this post and go buy now! At only $14.95 you can't go wrong. Tralse things&nbs...

 
 
 
 
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Street Fighter: The Later Years - Part 7

The latest installment of Street Fighter: The Later Years continues right where the cliffhanger ending of episode 6 left off. Best of all, we finally get to see E. Honda -- well, his fat anyway.As the fighters gear up and prepare themselves...

 
 
 
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Miniboss Monday: Money, and the lack thereof

In celebration of the holiday shopping season kicking into high gear, I thought it would be rather fitting to bring forth an unwaivering miniboss of sorts that plagues all who purchase games and the systems needed to play them on. Yes, I am...

 
 




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ChandlerS04

My top NES/FC games while Im thinking about it: Faria, FF III, DuckTales, Megaman 2, Batman, Zelda 2, Castlevania II, Battletoads, Mario 3, and Maniac I know a lot of people frown on CV and Zelda 2 but hey, I grew up with Segas next!

 
TheZeroOne

Went to get cat food at target and happened to see last Into the Spider-Verse bluray copy with EXCLUSIVE Target mini so I impulse bought I also muttered under my breath Damn you target which made the old lady in front of me turn

 
Tricerapops

The only thing worth a damn from New Doom Eternal I worry that the game might lean too far in to power fantasy Ultra Violence in Doom 2016 was perfect, so I hope the team remembers that Doom should not be 100% mow and

 
GetNekKid

This game has been a huge rollercoaster ride ever since it got A roller coaster that has no rails, and the seats can eject you randomly, making you fall to your doom and crashing your the real though, the customization is keeping me in

 
TheLimoMaker

Im sick as all Literally recovered from illness not three weeks ago and now Ive got what I had previously except more Thanks bacteria you f*****g

 
ChandlerS04

Megaman 2 or 3? Fallout 3 or New Vegas? Final Fantasy 6 or 7? Is Castlevania II and Zelda II some of your favorites on the NES?

 
Parismio

I definitely wont be using stadia since my service has a

 
Boxman214

The Spider-Verse Blu Ray has a Spider Ham short! Its delightful!

 
Seymour

Well, this is only the most badass thing Ive ever I didnt know Kirkhope could play the guitar like that!

 
Punished Nietzsche

So this is the Castlevania Anniversary collection? so far, nothing too At the very least put Rondo of Blood there!

 
 

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