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Pac-Man legend: There is only one A.S.S.

Take this documentary of one of the world's most legendary Pac-Man players, Alexander Seymor Smith (best initials ever) as a cautionary tale: Let the world know that there is only one A.S.S. before it's too late. Also, If you ever g...

 
 
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SXSW 07: Killer swag contest

It's fairly standard: You go to a convention, you get a ton of swag. One of the most pimped-out swag items we've seen so far, though, is this hotness from Killer -- they make high-end network interface cards that help hardcore gam...

 
 
 
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GDC 2007: Stay at the W Hotel, score a job with Sony

The initial crew of Destructoid has landed in San Francisco as we prepare to demolish the Game Developer's Conference with our mighty foot. As Nex, Colette and I checked into our hotel (the posh W Hotel in downtown San Fran), we wer...

 
 
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Ode to the Extra Life

Oh, extra life, how we adore thee. You're always there to pick us back up when we have fallen. You're always there to heal our every wound up good as new. You are a stalwart companion and an indispensible element in fighting the goo...

 
 
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Nintendo completes phase one of world takeover plot

Nintendo stated that their plan with the name "Wii" was an effort to make a console that could appeal to everyone universally. While I wasn't so crazy about the name itself (or the related appearance of every pecker joke known...

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part five

Well, its been a long run for us, kids but we're finally at the end. I wanna thank the fans for sticking with me through parts one through five and I hope it was worth the journey for us all.For the newbs that are just getting here, I e...

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part four

Yea! It's time again for more manly men from Final Fantasy games. *audience applause*Now sit back and relax as we present to you the next three contestants in our list of manly men. All are very eager to meet you and have been waiting p...

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part three

I thought at first it would be hard to make a new silly picture each day to go with my posts, but Final Fantasy XII screen shots are pretty easy to make fun of, which is just wrong I think. Or at least it should be. Today I've got 3 mor...

 
 
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Gears of War officially coming to the PC

In the spirit of he whom doth unpack mountains of expensive UPS boxes I bring you another installment of Captain Obvious, or Capitan No Jodas for you spanish kids.  Confirming what our little hearts and minds knew from day one, Epic&...

 
 
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Handful of ex-Clover staff form Seeds, Inc

Okay, so it's not quite as grand a gesture as, say, Capcom showering the former employees of the now-defunct Clover Studio with cash and concubines and granting them carte blanche to create whatever bizarre or otherwise unusual title ...

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part two

I hope Lady Ashe checked that her husband to be was actually a man first, because that is one girlie looking guy. Yesterday I posted the first of 3 examples of manly man from Final Fantasy games and today I have 3 more to add to the li...

 
 
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The manliest men of Final Fantasy: Part one

I’ve been playing Final Fantasy XII for the last few days and I’ve come to the realization that SquareEnix needs to be reminded what a real man looks like. Every male character in the game is prettier looking then all the fema...

 
 
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Broken Pixels 6: Spice Girls and Arnold

I've professed my love before of Broken Pixels, so Jesus Christ on a cracker was I happy to see a brand new one today. They don't come out often enough, so when they do, it's like my very own holiday with a cherry on top. Chec...

 
 
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Good joke: ex-ESA says don't cut and run

Next-Gen is running a feature on the ex-ESA president's speech at D.I.C.E. that criticized publishers to stick up for their games, litigate to the bitter end for them, and take more responsibility for the content they create and the E...

 
 
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Coolest characters in gaming ... word

Ever questioned who was cool and who wasn't in gaming? For instance: Kratos = cool; Tingle = not cool. Our good friends over at ScrewAttack put together their own little list of cool. Agree with them or did they leave out some uber...

 
 
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Mario talks to The Sun about The Galaxy

Charles Martinet has made a life-long career out of screaming things like "Mama Mia" and watching it come out of a fat little plumber's mouth. Do you envy this man's job? I did at one point, but look at how exhausting it a...

 
 
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Podtoid 16: The travelgate edition

We're a little jet lagged, so excuse us for our tardiness on the weekly Podtoid front. Tonight we record episode 16, which is sure to go down in history as the one piece of art that changed a generation. We'll be covering everythin...

 
 
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Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? On PBS

If you were a cable deprived child like me, you were forced to watch the few channels you could dial in on the antenna. You remember playing with the antenna, don't you? It was like being a cast away trying to find rescue signal with th...

 
 
 
 
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Dtoid readers get their Nerdcore on

A couple of weeks ago I asked the brave men of Destructoid to send me their sexiest Nerdcore pictures and they responded. My e-mail inbox has been full of the hottest gamer bodies just dying to see the light of day, so now it's time ...

 
 
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A modest proposal to the Warcraft ladies

Are you a single, lonely gamer girl looking for someone to spend some time with ... in Burning Crusade? Meet Awesimo. I found this guy on Craiglist and he has everything a woman could possibly want. He's funny, is skilled with high cal...

 
 
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Dtoid featured in "The one about CES"

The robot love is spreading -- Destructoid was recently featured in Major Nelson's podcast where he subtly lampooned Sony's Emmy flop, talks about the insanity that was CES (It was apparently the size of 67 football fields!) and ha...

 
 




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