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Review: The Low Road

I don't know when I became the staff's indie adventure game guy, but however it happened I'm glad it did. I've got to experience some really charming and unique titles that'll stick in my memory for years to come; I've gotten to experience ...

 
 
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Tokyo Game Show day one: 69 photos from the show floor

Tokyo Game Show feels pretty good this year. Sure, it's a far cry from the extravagance of ten years ago and before, but it's not the all-mobile wasteland it was doomed to be according to some Internet dudebros. It feels healthy: enough dem...

 
 
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Ramblings of a colorblind gamer

You may or may not know that I am red-green colorblind. Money looks grey to me, pink looks white, brown looks green. No big thing. Since I was born colorblind, I have no frame of reference for how the world is "supposed" to look and, theref...

 
 
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Spend the weekend playing with your Privates

That is what you think it is. Eww. This week, we're taking a look at the first episode of Zombie Cow's Privates. It's a standard run-and-gun as far as game mechanics are concerned, but the humor is in full effect. For starters, you're taske...

 
 
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Activision responds to Respawn Entertainment announcement

As you may have already read this morning, the saga of former Infinity Ward honchos Vince Zampella and and Jason West versus Activision took yet another turn today with the announcement of the duo's new development company, Respawn Entertai...

 
 
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Zampella and West join EA, create Respawn Entertainment

After a month of legal drama between Jason West, Vince Zampella and their former corporate overlords at Activision, the predictable has occurred. Announced in a press release today, West and Zampella have formed a new studio, Respawn Entert...

 
 
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The bullsh*t begins: Fable 3 to re-invent game mechanics

We haven't even see the first screenshot yet, and Peter Molyneux is starting to crank out the crap concerning Fable III. GDC is almost upon us, and it has provided the game designer with a platform to claim that his latest game will re-inve...

 
 
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Visceral Studios execs defect to new Activision studio

Activision is opening up a new games studio and, as one might expect, they desire top quality talent to work there. So, they strolled on over to Visceral Games, the EA-owned studio responsible for Dead Space and the upcoming Dante's Inferno...

 
 
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EVE Online: Banker's virtual theft causes real life panic

Mega-popular MMO EVE Online prides itself on its realistic, player-controlled economy. In a scarily familiar episode of games-imitating-life, EBank, EVE's largest virtual bank, has been shut down after a former CEO embezzled 200 billion ISK...

 
 
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Xseed: Losing Muramasa opened the door for Fragile

Like many games developed by small Japanese studios, Vanillaware's Muramasa: The Demon Blade has something of a shaky history. Questions about whether or not it would be imported, and by whom, created quite the kerfuffle among Western hopef...

 
 
 
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Could the Housers be leaving Rockstar?

Michael Pachter thinks it's a distinct possibility, suggesting that a "bidding war" could erupt over the visionary duo when their contract with Take-Two ends in February of next year. In a note to investors yesterday, the industry...

 
 
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Carnegie Mellon: Play GWAP and help computers get smarter

I have a confession to make: I'm addicted to playing Gwap, a quintet of online games that simply task my human brain to perform menial tasks for the benefit of a computer. No, it's not an MMO (harr harr!); it's actually a Carnegie Mellon re...

 
 
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Capcom has a secret! Let's steal its diary!

Capcom has a secret, and we can't know! Is it that Capcom has a crush on Corey, the hottest boy in school? Maybe, just maybe, but we can't know! Tee hee hee!If I can be serious for a moment, the secret in question is less Sweet Valley High ...

 
 
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15 reasons why EA is pure evil

Electronic Arts is, without a shadow of a doubt, the Darth Vader, Hannibal Lecter and Bobby "The Brain" Heenan of the videogames industry -- a timeless evil, a detestable arch-nemesis for every right thinking American gamer to tru...

 
 
 
 
 
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Nintendo chief Iwata and designer Itoi talk shop over dinner

Been awhile, kids -- it's your favorite Linde, freshly returned from the barbaric wastes of Hungary, where goose liver serves as both key component to every meal and a common substitute for drinking water. Them folks are crazy about their g...

 
 
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The PlayStation is now officially blogging (Update!)

At long last, Sony's PlayStation division has launched an official company blog.  The site silently appeared this morning with a handful of posts about a few Sony happenings such as Folding at Home stats, those crazy transforming P...

 
 
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Microsoft wants Nintendo's back yard

Twenty seven acres of Nintendo property are up for sale, and guess who's one of the notable bidders? A Seattle newspaper is reporting that Microsoft has their checkbook burning for the empty lot directly behind the existing Nintendo ca...

 
 
 
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Games journalism came: Polydong.com

You'll know that you've made it when Destructoid makes a dick joke about you. By now, you've surely heard of Polygon, the new gaming portal by the people that ruined Engadget. Congratulations to Chris, Brian, and the whole crew for having a...

 
 




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Finally beat Smash Ultimate World of Light Some spirit battles can DIAF (looking at you Pauline) while others reap the rewards (Celebi, Zero)

 
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Ive really disappointed myself I was supposed to do something, but my brain made me run away literally at the VERY latest moment First time Ive failed to push through the brain barrier in a Really It happens :(

 
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Im about 10 hours into Sekiro now and my hype remains somewhat Im not dying to explore the next area, but its still Tying progression to exploration is Same goes for getting stone-walled super hard by

 
 

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