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Review: Songbringer

Space, science-fiction, and "expanding your mind" have always gone hand-in-hand. Whether it's something as worthy as Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, or as campy as Jane Fonda vehicle Barbarella, many creators like to partner the vast unkno...

 
 
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Sci-fi adventure Songbringer releases next month

Songbringer's brand of adventure seems larger than life. It's a trippy sci-fi journey across a randomly generated planet where secrets and meditative enlightenment are almost as common as combat and screen transitions. According to publishe...

 
 
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Kid finds bag of meth in used Grand Theft Auto V

An 11-year-old in Florida got a surprise from GameStop with his used copy of Grand Theft Auto V: a bag of meth. Luckily, according to a Facebook post, the boy brought the bag to his mother, Kayla McAllister, who then called the police. Tod...

 
 
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Tripping through Songbringer's spiritual adventure

Songbringer exists at the intersection of nostalgia and innovation. Within the game's pixels are millions of unique worlds. It's The Legend of Zelda by way of Hyper Light Drifter, with one important distinction. Every player must input a si...

 
 
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Man tries to pawn Sega Genesis with meth inside

Sonic may be the fastest thing alive, but our subject today surrounds a different type of speed. On September 29, a 31-year-old man was arrested by police in Moultrie, Georgia and charged with methamphetamine possession after unknowingly at...

 
 
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OMG YOU GUYS look at this parents against pot website

Why is it that the people put in charge of teaching the chilluns all the beauty they possess inside end up marrying Bobby Brown, or making batshit crazy stuff like this website about dabbing? I laughed so hard that I haven't been able to go...

 
 
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No more Adderall abuse for players in one eSports league

Abusing drugs to enhance performance isn't just a thing that happens in professional sports, but up until now they haven't been tested for in eSports. Coming just a week after professional Counter-Strike: Global Offensive player C...

 
 
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Man drugs girlfriend so he can keep gaming

A 23-year-old German man has been fined $746 after drugging his girlfriend so he could continue playing video games with his friend. His girlfriend had just came home from a 10-hour shift when he slipped "four or five drops" of some undiscl...

 
 
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Australians rejoice: You're allowed to play Saints Row IV

After a ridiculous amount of faffing about, Saints Row IV has finally been deemed appropriate for adults to buy. Until now, Australian men and women were considered responsible enough to get jobs, buy homes, and get married, but not respons...

 
 
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Jeff Minter's next ball tripper simulation is TxK on Vita

Lover of goats, llamas, and psychedelic arcade games, Jeff Minter and his development house Llamasoft will continue his legacy with a Vita release called TxK, a sequel to Atari Jaguar classic Tempest 2000. "We’re going to base it on t...

 
 
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From the sound designer of Antichamber, comes SoundSelf

One of the most striking things about Antichamber is how the sound design makes the world feel bigger and more lush than it really is. The sounds and visuals create a hypnotic world that fills the imagination. And now, Antichamber sound des...

 
 
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Prepare your body for Farming Simulator 2013

Consoles gamers have missed out on the joys of farming simulators for too long now. Thankfully, the kind-hearted folks at Focus Home Interactive and Giant Software are here to save the day with the announcement that Farming Simulator 2013 w...

 
 
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Pull out the crack pipe for some witch house game remixes

Music label and collective Aural Sects put out a choice compilation of game remixes, this week, called Blam Lord's Quest. This free release is done in the murky, distorted style of the musical sub-genre witch house. For those unfamiliar wit...

 
 
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Man arrested for smuggling cocaine in his Xbox 360

Driving around with mass quantities of illegal narcotics isn't exactly the smartest idea in the world, but if that's something you plan on doing you could learn a thing or two about what not to do from this tale about a man and his Xbox. Af...

 
 
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Mega64: Sully, what's happening!?

Has it really been that long since Mega64 made an honest-to-God videogame skit? There was that Sonic one, right? It feels like it has been much longer than that. Stop selling yourselves out to your corporate masters and go back to being po...

 
 
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DTOID Extra: I am in lava with Happy Action Theater

Yesterday was one of those days that reminds me exactly how lucky I am to have the most ridiculous job in the universe. A couple guys from Double Fine were in the studio to show off Happy Action Theater, the new Kinect game (or, more accura...

 
 
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Boy snorts Ritalin to play Xbox 360, gets f*cked up

Most gamers will grab an armful of sugar and energy drinks if they need to keep awake during a monster play session, but for one New Zealand high school boy, that wasn't enough. He decided to inhale a load of Ritalin to enhance his Xbox 360...

 
 
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Review: Proun

Just look at those balls! Those beautiful, magnificent balls, zipping through those abstract planes of color and geometric shapes!  Proun is a beautiful and clever visual feast that deserves to be displayed in a museum -- what’s ...

 
 
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Spike teases something called 'Planet'

I didn't forget that the Spike VGAs are steadily approaching, but it had kind of slipped my mind how many big announcements tend to get made during the show. We were already expecting to see more on Batman: Arkham City, but now you can add...

 
 
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Gaijin Games, Bit Tripp'n with Alex Neuse

Ganja Games I mean Gaijin Games and their epic game series Bit Torrent Bit Trip is both easy on the ears and eyes! That's why I decided to forcefully stumble my way in their studio to find out more about Bit Trip, Lilt Line and squares. In...

 
 
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PAD Live: Come Glee Wii me

Its Friday, and what what a week its been! Here at Public Access Destructoid, we feel the best way to relax from a long work week is with a relaxing game of Glee Karaoke Revolution on the Wii. Hold on to your brain cells, and plug your ear...

 
 




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Gotta love the gyms showers this time of the year, theyre either freezing cold or boiling

 
NeoTurbo

It might be President Day in the states, but here in Canada its Family Day! Go celebrate your family! Hug your parents! Chill with your siblings! Or at least give em a phone call!

 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Ostensibly, today is Presidents (Time and space are both a mystery to me, but my calendar says it is, so whatevs) Related, here is the President of my heart:

 
Mike Sounders

I beat Darkbeast Paarl on the second try? What the fuck? Also the visceral attacks were doing like a third of his health, that was

 
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21 degrees and Perfect weather for a run to the gym!

 
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Doomcock for 2020!

 
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Just found out our little baby is due October 5th!!!!!

 
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Happy: Remembered that Monster Hunter XX was released in Japan for Nintendo Switch and tried to order it on Sad: Realized theres no English language support and I wont understand a damn word of

 
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Question to the What if Nintendo made a PayDay type of game starring Wario and Waluigi? Any ideas on a potential story arc?

 
 

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