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Phone cam pics of a new prototype GameStop store

Going into those little hole in the mall GameStop stores leaves much to be desired. Some are so small that you're likely to knock sh*t off the shelves just walking through it. It's also sometimes difficult to find what you're looking for in...

 
 
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Discountoid: Cyber Monday 2008

Just in case you didn’t max out all your credit cards on Black Friday, online retailers have fabricated a new bastion of American consumerism in recent years: “Cyber Monday.” It’s the Monday after Thanksgiving, and w...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo: Wii has a shelf life of one hour

It was hard to obtain Nintendo's Wii in 2006, but even now it is hard to come across a Nintendo Wii in a retail store. There's still a crazy demand and a shortage of hardware. Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime told Wired.com in an interview that ...

 
 
 
 
 
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PSP $169 price drop. Idea: keep waiting

A variety of sources with more child labor than us are reporting that the PSP will drop to $169 tomorrow, making it still $50 more expensive than the world's most succesful video game console ever. Talk about a tough act to follow! ...

 
 
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April Fool's Alert #5: WiiHelm and the WoW tinfoil cap

The WiiHelm by ThinkGeek is a great April Fool's Day joke in so many ways. The item even fooled Dave Rudden, an editor at Games.net, who was ready to put down $25 for the accessory when he was greeted by a "Fooled you!" Althou...

 
 
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Wii have some good news (update)

Are you still looking for your Nintendo Wii, only to find barren shelves and frowny faces? Are you still rabidly determined to purchase the system despite the naysayers? Well, our highly efficient Destructoid robot webscanners have you cove...

 
 
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52 issues of Famitsu just ... $398! Doh

HarrasmentPanda spotted an ironic deal on CheapAssGamer for hardcore gamers obsessed with reading about games we'll see in 6 months (if we're lucky): You can now subscribe to the #1 Japanese game mag Famitsu via Amazon for the low...

 
 
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Limited Edition Dtoid shirt: Ten bucks!

Love Destructoid and Also Cocks? Here's an opportunity to tell the world confuse the hell out of anyone that happens to walk past you. Your demented friends at Destructoid are professionally silkscreening a batch of shirts to hand out a...

 
 
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AWOMO: Branson's new baby

If Gametap is the whore of video game content delivery, then Richard Branson's unfortunately named AWOMO (A World of My Own) is the new kid on the block. This poor, dumpy kid will inevitably get beat up, even though it's only a m...

 
 
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Ninty dominates Amazon: SNES > PS3?

Fanboys will have a field day with Amazon's public Top 25 video game sales list, which is completely overrun by Nintendo products. Among the usual suspects from the Wii camp is one strange surprise -- the SUPER NINTENDO is outselling th...

 
 
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20 portable 80's Sega games for 20 beans

Coleco has launched a rebranded dirt-cheap portable console called the PlayPal, which retails for $20 at Target. It's flimsy as can be, but packs a near 3 inch screen and runs twenty classic Sega Master System and Game Gear games. If ...

 
 
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Video game artwork, sans the eyeballs

Neil sees an eyeball and he wants to paint it blackNo colors anymore Neil wants them to turn blackNeil sees the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothesNeil posts his art on Etsy until his darkness goesThis is an original art piece f...

 
 
 
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The mother of all 8-bit NES auctions

If you're sick of waiting for good NES games on your Wii Virtual Console (you know, Ninja Gaiden, Super Mario Brothers 3, Mega Man 2 -- not Urban Champion) and are sick of the fortune you're slowly spending on points, we have the p...

 
 
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Ignorant mom tries to find a Mario game for Xbox 360

Retail-Sucks has a hilarious story about a woman trying to find a certain Nintendo game for Xbox 360. This mom must have a lot of faith in her kids, because she gave one EB Games employee hell just because her son said that a Mario game wa...

 
 
 
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Save the dinosaurs, get free gaming mags

The magazine publishing industry needs your help. Actually, it doesn't -- it needs you to forget that video game news is not readily available and more current on the internet. It also needs you to muster up that nostalgia of many years...

 
 
 
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Urban Princess of the crocheted scarf world

She's got spunk. She's curls. She's got scarves! Scarves, people! Expensive hand crocheted Nintendo designs that, and I quote "were made my hands and imagination". A graduate of the Sixaxis school of innovation, no do...

 
 
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eBay stupidity is not in short supply

Surfing the listings at eBay, you'll see hundreds of auctions that are just tricks to rip idiot buyers off. The favorite trick of... I'd say clever sellers, but if the buyers took a minute to read the details of the auction instead ...

 
 




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SirNinjaFace

So I grabbed a free copy of Too Human from the Xbox store! Is it worth a playthrough?

 
Riff Raff

#Wholesometoid

 
Chris Hovermale

Unlike most games I find myself extremely excited for, I find myself trying to avoid info on Hollow Knight: At least until reviews come so I can see how it generally compares against the Wanting to go in as blind as possible this

 
Riff Raff

Good morning Dtoid! Hope you have a great day! Who is your favorite Nintendo character? Mine will forever and always be Luigi! Hes just so dreamy!

 
Parismio

I finally was able to get a squadron in Ima recruit some characters later Also been leveling my astrologian and dark knight Healing n tankings been super fun, tho tanking gives me performance anxiety Still fun tho!

 
JcDent

This graph has more dramatic buildup that most Hollywood Night wishes he could do a tweest like this!

 
ChandlerS04

Really hope that the Trials of Mana remake OST has that same progress/space opera melody that -some- of the SoM Remake Im hoping that the Sacrifice theme gets it remake justice

 
Alex Heat

Could I have posted this in a more timely fashion? Yes, but I was playing

 
Tricerapops

Why do the triggers on the XBONE controller keep going from short to long press? How am I changing that?

 
 

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