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Friday Night Fights - Snuggie time

I feel like hot garbage. Woke up just... blech. I feel like the inside of Andy's asshole after a NARP. Heavy, floppy, and grossly wet. Anyway, games. We should play them. I still have to drag my carcass to work, so I won't be on until late,...

 
 
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Surprise! Kids are annoying and god awful at Super Meat Boy

Look, I hate these posts as much as the next guy, alright? Kids. Yuck. Some people devote their lives to raising these little piles of germs with suspect motor skills. Even my dumb parents were foolish enough to fall into that trap. Sucker...

 
 
 
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Virtual reality is the future of treadmills ... I think?

You don't need a gym when you have a 3DS and elliptical machine, I've realized in recent months. Playing Fire Emblem while working my calfs is both great fun and great fitness, yet my mind has been wondering what else is out there. The Vir...

 
 
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UK teachers protecting the young with ignorance

Teachers here in Blighty are concerned. They aren't worried about how the curriculum doesn't prepare kids for the real world or how they've simply become training camps for university, no. It's videogames that appear to be getting their kni...

 
 
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Study: Wii doesn't make fat kids not fat

Nintendo's Wii and the motion control trend that followed gave seemed like the game industry's answer to inactive youth. As games have grown in popularity, kids have spent less and less time outside and, logically, "active" games are the so...

 
 
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Gamer loses 224 pounds playing Rock Band

Note: Our own Jim Sterling confirms that he is not the kid in question. In that strange world where they use odd measurements like stone lives a gamer named Marc Rodwell. Marc's overeating of curry, pizza and soda had him literally breaking...

 
 
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Winners of The Destructoid Show's 3DS Destruction Contest

If you watch The Destructoid Show, you'll know we've been doing a contest to give away three Catalyst 3DS cases, sponsored by the fine folks at CM4. Of course, since we're a gaggle of idiot children, the contest was "make a picture of the b...

 
 
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Why do the kids love Call of Duty?

I was at GameStop the other day, and there was a family in front of me in line -- a man, a woman, a baby, and what looked like a six-year-old girl. The little girl was wearing a bright green dress and seemed happy about everything. As the f...

 
 
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Sundays with Sagat: Affirmative Action for the overweight

This week's Sundays with Sagat is a little different. For one, it's the start of a two-part crossover with this other video series on Destructoid. Secondly, this is one of the only episodes in the series to get an accompanying feature-leng...

 
 
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New Rhythm Heaven and Fatal Frame titles totally teased

All this 3DS news is great and all, and I'm totally excited about Mega Man Legends 3D and the new Resident Evil stuff, but on my end, the biggest reveal from tonight's Nintendo Conference was actually related to Nintendo's other system. Thi...

 
 
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Fat Princess patch brings all new map, 'Brownie Town'

You know who's fat? The Princess, that's who. She's so fat (and hungry, like fat people, of course) that when her PlayStation Network title gets patched, the developers also have to deliver brownies with it. Yes, Fat Princess will be receiv...

 
 
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Microsoft wants Jim Sterling's Avatar to be as fat as him

If the state of Avatars in my Xbox Live Friends list is any indication, all my friends are apparently closet Master Chiefs, attendees of PAX 09, steam punk aficionados and Halo Waypoint award whores. Seriously, that floating ball thing is a...

 
 
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DSi LL got a big ol' butt, spotted in the wild

With the DSi LL set to be released in Japan this Saturday, display units have started popping up here and there to help Nintendo promote it. Anoop over at Andriasang got to peep some at the Bic Camera and Tsutaya in Shibuya today, and he co...

 
 
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Art imitates life: Bit.Trip VOID in time for Thanksgiving

Bit.Trip VOID is a game that you can play with your family, where you compete to see who can get fatter the fastest. Thanksgiving (link NSFW) is a holiday where families do the same thing, except with more awkward silences and passive aggre...

 
 
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ECA wants you to inform the President about gaming

In case you don't watch the news or read a newspaper to stay up-to-date on current trends -- sadly, this is becoming an ever-increasing population -- the United States is in the middle of revamping its healthcare system. A major part of thi...

 
 
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Fitness blogger says games need warning labels

A fitness blog called Winston Salem Fitness recently published an editorial calling out the Wii Fit and suggesting that videogames be packaged with a label warning against the possibility of obesity from their use:Overall, I give Nintendo c...

 
 
 
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Wii Fit tells a 10-year-old that she's fat, Nintendo responds

Yes, scoff the day away, tubby girl. A videogame told you that you're fat. Kidding. You're normal, according to this Child/Teen BMI calculator. After the news got out that Wii Fit told a 10-year-old girl that she was "fat," experts jumped o...

 
 
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Wii Fit 'traumatizes' kid by calling her overweight

The launch of Wii Fit seemed to go off without a hitch in Japan, but you had to know that as soon as it found itself in the hands of sensitive Westerners, trouble would occur. The game has barely hit the UK, but already the first Wii Fit co...

 
 
 
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Move over Pocket Pikachu: Ubisoft's pedometer revealed

Do you remember Pocket Pikachu? This was a step tracker disguised as a virtual pet. Your steps and movement would earn you "watts" to feed little Pikachu, and the idea was that you might get your lazy ass off the couch and move ar...

 
 
 




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Made these They’re video game related, so I thought I’d

 
Boxman214

Someone live tweeted Microsofts presentation on xcloud today, for anyone FWIW, Id wager it will work better than Google

 
Mike Sounders

Oh ya gimme that 80s animation launch

 
Nathan D

Sekiro has Wooo! Cant wait until I dont get off work until 6:30 at night and have to go back in at 5 Saturday Who decided games come out on Fridays now? I want a GIVE ME A NAME

 
lokhe

This game is kicking my ass

 
medicamecanica

999 aka Zero Escape series director has a new game that will be out july Summer keeps getting more and more packed with cool games hooray for me!

 
triggerpigking

tried digital for this Consider this my apology to Nico, hated her in the first trailers but shes so goddamn cool in

 
PatBateman17

Happy birthday Zer0!!!

 
Vincentdante

Current status: Hoping Sekiro on Steam launches at midnight so I can get a sneaky hour in before bed and wake up semi tired for work tomorrow only to just want to come home and play

 
Flanx

Got some nice new tools Fancy, durable metal But of course I spent the night doing something else other than dressing up my girl in her new Warrior

 
 

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